He is not your average basketball rookie, he’s not your average 22 year old guy. From Rome to Pesaro via BYU, this is Eric Mika’s incredible story about basketball and life.
Known and unknown faces, former Ncaa champion, consciousless scorer, athletic freaks and more. All of them will be rookies in the Italian league.
Want to know more about new Brindisi player Nic Moore? What about Stephan Moody’s future? Two issues to talk about all the young American players who moved this side of the ocean.
Italian teams went shopping in the Ncaa world. Some teams went all-in on talented rookies, like Enel Brindisi, others chose high-risk high-reward players, like Cremona, but there is more.
Our first dive into the season of the Italians in the Ncaa: Giovanni De Nicolao says he is ready to start his adventure at UTSA, the biggest university based in San Antonio, Texas.
Ben Simmons was the big name last year. This season is loaded with talented freshmen but there is no real consensus on a player that stands on top.
A kid with “a leader’s DNA”: this is Ryan Arcidiacono according to Luca Dalmonte, assistant coach of Ettore Messina on the italian national team.
Two players from the Stella Azzura Academy, the youngest of the De Nicolao brothers and a promising wing from the Virtus Bologna youth sector. These the four Italian freshmen joining a talented international recruiting class.