Overseas Hoops: Olimpia Milano cuts Jakub Wojciechowski

Jakub Wojciechowski becomes a free agent after the end of his stint with AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milano By Johnny Askounis/info@eurohoops.net AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milano has parted ways with Jakub Wojciechowski, the team announced Monday. Wojciechowski, 31, joined the Italian side last January. He posted 1.6 points and 1.8 rebounds per match in Italy’s LBA. Per the press release: “Olimpia Milano is thankful to Jakub Wojciechowski for the professionalism, passion and effort exhibited during the months spent together and wishes him all the best for his future.”

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Nicolo Melli signs with Olimpia Milan

The Italian forward signed a deal with AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milano By Eurohoops team at Eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milanofficially announced the addition of NBA free agent Nicolo Melli with a three year contract. As Eurohoops reported four days ago, the two sides were close to a deal with Milan being forced to release Zach LeDay in order to clear space for the Italian forward. Per the club press release: Olimpia Milano has reached an agreement for three years with Nicolò Melli, born in Reggio Emilia on January 26, 1991, 2.05 mt tall,…

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Nicolo Melli and Milano edging closer to deal

By Antonis Stroggylakis at eurohoops.net/ AStroggylakis@eurohoops.net Olimpia Milano is close to bringing forward Nicolo Melli back in EuroLeague. The two sides had been having long conversations for quite some time and, as Eurohoops has learned, they are now nearing a deal. Milano has been making a big effort to acquire Melli and bring him back in the Forum after they parted ways in 2015. Following some recent talks last week, the Italian club was cautiously optimistic that an agreement will be reached and things are moving towards that direction. In order to make some room for Melli’s expected arrival, Milano had…

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Olimpia vying to obtain Jerian Grant

By Aris Barkas / barkas@eurohoops.net Olimpia Milano is making a strong push to secure combo Jerian Grant, as Eurohoops sources confirm. However, at this point, Virtus Bologna and CSKA Moscow are still in the mix and nothing is concrete yet. The interest of Italian champions Virtus Bologna which will compete next season in the EuroCup and not in the EuroLeague is also strong and CSKA has also inquired about Grant’s services without making any other move yet. Grant, 28, spent the previous season with Promitheas Patras, his first one in Europe after his NBA and G-League…

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