The Denver Nuggets are eyeing Alessandro Gentile and they will scout him at the next Italian Cup Final Eight in Milano, scheduled for February 7-9.   Alessandro Gentile is the captain of Olimpia Milano and will be at next NBA draft (Draftexpress projected him as 49th pick in its last mock draft). Danilo Gallinari said that the Nuggets w...

The Orlando Magic by no means encountered Danilo Gallinari in the course of their very first meeting in January, with the huge Italian nonetheless two weeks away from returning from torn knee cartilage. The Magic undoubtedly had no answer for him Sunday evening. Gallinari erupted for a profession-high 40 points, raining down a half-dozen...

Mike D'Antoni joked that 65 is the new 50. He didn't exactly come up with it on his own. I kind of backed the new Rockets coach into a corner as we chatted on the podcast "Bring It To Jerome." He mentioned his age, so I asked if he knew the oldest coach to win an NBA title.   "I do not, I'm sorry," he said. "(He was) youn...

di Stefano Semeraro   Marco Belinelli miglior realizzatore da tre punti della Nba: che effetto le fa?«Non è da tutti, ma non ci penso troppo. Il mio obiettivo è vincere questo benedetto titolo Nba, lo voglio con tutto me stesso. Il resto è bello, anche per il basket italiano, ma non ci do peso».   Compagni e avversari la guardano in m...

With the changing dynamics in the NBA, Denver Nuggets Small Forward Danilo Gallinari is prepared to be called upon to take on different roles on the court and play the power forward position, nba.com's Scott Howard-Cooper reported. Espn.go.com reveals the Nuggets forward to be at 6-foot-10 weighing 225 pounds. He was drafted in the first round, si...

Danilo Gallinari's knee surgery wasn't as complex as anticipated, so he could return to the Denver Nuggets sooner than expected.   Gallinari tore his left ACL in a game against Dallas on April 4 and was expected to miss at least half of next season. He underwent surgery this week at the Steadman Hawkins Clinic in Vail, where he was operated...

by David Gaulman   Late last week, Dick Vitale was yelling, and it wasn't just about the Duke-North Carolina basketball game. Vitale, the voice of college basketball at ESPN and a Lakewood Ranch resident, was expected about the prospect of receiving the fifth annual Hall of Honor Award given by the National Association of Basketball Coa...

by Liam Flaherty Sean Marks has made his first move as GM, waiving Andrea Bargnani. It is a rather uneventful first move seeing as Bargnani and the Brooklyn Nets had long been in talks of a buyout for the Italian forward. It seems that Bargnani got what he wanted, and the Nets won't be too heartbroken either.   Bargnani's short stint with t...

Ohio State's Big Ten tournament existence was saved by a mop-haired Italian bench jockey whose biggest claim to campus fame before Friday was his failed write-in campaign for student-body president.   His "platform," as seen in a comical campaign video that was produced as a brainstorm by the Buckeyes student managers: more snow days. ...

Lo sport ha da sempre un ruolo di veicolo culturale, sociale, economico e commerciale della società americana. L'approccio americano allo sport ha convinto generazioni di ragazzi e ragazze forgiandone la consapevolezza circa il carattere vincente della società americana; lo sport ha spesso agito da vero portavoce della cultura popolare statunitense...