EuroHoops : France gets by Italy

It was not their best effort, and it took extra basketball to dispatch them , but France held off Italy 78-77. France certainly did not bring their A-game, shooting a frigid 21% from downtown and only 62% from the charity stripe; The Italians did not have their shooting either, hitting just 66% from the foul line and connecting on only 32% of their field goal attempts. Rudy Gobert had 15 points and 11 boards and Vincent Poirier pitched in with 14 points and 11 rebounds of his own. Simone Fonetecchio…

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EuroBasket News: Italian team cuts Gabrieke Procida ad Matteo Spagnolo

When the Italian national team takes the court Friday against France in Bologna, Gabriele Procida and Matteo Procida will not be amongst players present, for their journey with the senior national team has come to an end, as they were cut by coach Gianmarco Pozzecco. Coach Pozzeco had this to say about having to cut the two players: “Gabriele and Matteo (photo) have the future ahead of them judging by their great talent, also confirmed by their pick in the NBA Draft. I thank them, and these are not words…

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Italian Basketball announces World Cup qualifier and EuroBasket roster

The Italian Basketball announced their preliminary roster for 2022 EuroBasket and 2023 World Cup qualifiers ( August 24 versus Ukraine and August 27 versus Georgia). NBA fans will recocgnize the new Boston Celtic forward Danilo Galiinari as part of the Italian squad. The 17 players will participated in an upcoming training camp that will take place on August 3-10. #00 Amedeo Della Valle (1993, 194, G)#0 Marco Spissu (1995, 184, P)#1 Niccolò Mannion (2001, 190, P)#6 Paul Biligha (1990, 200, C)#7 Stefano Tonut (1993, 194, G)#8 Danilo Gallinari (1988, 208,…

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International Hoops: Czech Republic and Italy get Game 1 wins in Tokyo

The recent winners of qualifiers got the job done in Japan during the first day of the Olympic Basketball Tournament By Eurohoops team at eurohoops.net/ info@Eurohoops.net Italy already made a huge step with a 92-82 win over Germany and can hope to qualify in the quarterfinals of the Olympic Basketball tournament, while the Czech Republic lost a big chance to do the same, but still got the 84-78 win over Iran. In Group B, Italy closed out the game with a 12-0 run, and the 10-point difference, in the end, was…

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