Marco Belinelli e Danilo Gallinari saranno i due italiani protagonisti del grande basket americano nella prossima stagione.   Marco è sbarcato oltreoceano nel 2007. Da allora ha cambiato 6 squadre, raggiungendo soddisfazioni e traguardi mai toccati prima da un cestista italiano. Nel 2013-2014, con la maglia dei San Antonio Spurs, ha conquist...

Frank Lollino has always been somebody that was considered as being an overachiever. Chicago native is a very proud Italian-American who was raised in the Galewood community a popular area in northwest Chicago. He and his sister were always raised to be very focused on completing goals in life.   His parents Frank and Anna Marie always gav...

La Nba ha reso noto i partecipanti alla gara del tiro da 3 punti dell'All Star Game di metà febbraio e come tutti i tifosi italiani speravano e si aspettavano ci sarà anche Marco Belinelli. Si tratta del primo italiano a partecipare alla gara delle stelle «selezionato» dopo Gallinari nel 2010, escludendo quindi la partita delle matricole.  ...

by Dan Devine   Mike D'Antoni resigned his position as the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday. Ramona Shelburne of ESPN Los Angeles first reported the resignation, with the Lakers later confirming his departure.   "Given the circumstances, I don't know that anybody could have done a better job than Mike did the past two...

By Marc Berman Andrea Bargnani is already asking former Knick Danilo Gallinari about the best Italian restaurants in Manhattan. Bargnani, whose trade from the Raptors will become official Wednesday, is flying in from Rome tomorrow to meet with Knicks brass. Bargnani and Gallinari, from Milan, are close former Italian National Team members. Ga...

Chris Mullin's 2015 recruiting class got a major boost Monday morning. Touted Italian guard Federico Mussini told St. John's coaching staff he was turning down professional dollars to come to Queens and later signed a financial aid agreement. The 6-foot Mussini – ranked as the No. 13 European prospect in his class, according to EuroHopes.com,...

In 1986 the Americans, always looking for new ways to measure competition in sports, invented a game for the top three shooters in the NBA, the "Three Point Shootout". During the All-Star Game week, the best shooters from afar were challenging each other with several series of shots from beyond the arc, with little time available and therefore unde...

  WTI Magazine #50    2014 December, 26Author : Simone Calliosto Manca      Translation by:   2014 was a year full of sports: certainly not the absolute best of the last years for our country, but still with important and recognized successes. The characters on the cover are certainly these: Federica Pellegrini, Vincenzo Nibali, Marco Belinelli,...

There have been a lot of role players on the Celtics over the years that have developed a loyal following at the TD Garden. However, few have received the admiration of Celtics fans as quickly as Italian forward Gigi Datome. After being glued to the bench in Detroit, Brad Stevens has given the 6-foot-8 sharpshooter a chance to make an impact upon...

There’s a definite chance of speed-ball coming to the Rocky Mountains next season. The Knicks visit the Nuggets Monday to begin a five-game Western swing and will face a squad fronted by new interim coach Melvin Hunt, who last week replaced fired Brian Shaw.   Though the Nuggets may not begin looking for a long-term candidate until after the...