Friday 26 September 2014
“Smallball” and Kleiza: Olimpia 85-65 in Belgrade
“Smallball” and Kleiza: Olimpia 85-65 in Belgrade

Playing inside the legendary Pionir, against a legendary and historical team like Partizan, Olimpia closed its preseason on a high note, dominating 85-65. Partizan is not the great powerhouse it [...]

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Monday 22 September 2014
A close battle in Desio: Cantù won 79-78
A close battle in Desio: Cantù won 79-78

A classic preseason antù it wasn’t. In Desio, Cantù won the Lombardia Trophy by prevailing 79-78 over Olimpia in a close-knit battle. It was a fantastic game in the first period, then [...]

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Sunday 21 September 2014
Olimpia dominates against Varese (85-60)
Olimpia dominates against Varese (85-60)

Olimpia won convincingly, in a dominating form against Varese in the Trofeo Lombardia’s semifinal. The lead went up to 40 points before in the last five minutes, finally, after a show, EA7 [...]

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Saturday 13 September 2014
Olimpia took off in the second and won 87-65
Olimpia took off in the second and won 87-65

It’s 87-65 Olimpia in the last Valtellina’s outing, in Sondrio, against Avtodor Saratov. It was a real game because after playing very well the first five minutes, Olimpia had to [...]

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Wednesday 10 September 2014
In the fourth it’s Hackett Time: 73-68
In the fourth it’s Hackett Time: 73-68

In spite of an hard athletic workout in the morning and damaged by missing four players (especially two of them were centers) Olimpia struggled but still fought and finally won against Pepinster, [...]

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Monday 8 September 2014
Strict rotation but still a win: 78-69 vs Monaco
Strict rotation but still a win: 78-69 vs Monaco

In spite of a rotation very strict especially in the front line, Olimpia showed in Bormio a promising face, the one of a team refusing to lose even when fatigue set in (the team underwent a hard [...]

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Friday 5 September 2014
Ragland, Brooks: it’s showtime in Bormio (94-68)
Ragland, Brooks: it’s showtime in Bormio (94-68)

Joe Ragland is the aggressor. The first game is approached like it was a lot more than a simple preseason game against a good Mantova team, maybe more prepared than Olimpia because it started the [...]

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Friday 29 August 2014
Livio Proli leaves the President role to Portaluppi
Livio Proli leaves the President role to Portaluppi

This press release to inform the decision made by Olimpia Milano’s President Livio Proli to leave the position in the hands of the actual General Manager Flavio Portaluppi. This is Mr. [...]

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Wednesday 27 August 2014
Ragland: “You got your playmaker”

Joe Ragland is in Milano ready to go. He practiced alone this morning wait for the training camp to begin tomorrow. Here we have his interview with Olimpia Milano Tv. MILANO – [...]

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Tuesday 26 August 2014
Shawn James: this is the Shot-Blocking King

Shawn James is already in Milano along his wife and two kids. He’s moving the first steps in his new town, ready to battle even with his brother Delroy, who’s playing in Brindisi. [...]

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Tuesday 26 August 2014
Cerella extends through 2016
Cerella extends through 2016

Bruno Cerella agreed to extend his contract with Pallacanestro Olimpia EA7 – Emporio Armani Milano through 2016. His previous deal was supposed to expire in 2015. Cerella is a guard-forward [...]

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Tuesday 26 August 2014
Brooks: “My game, the NBA and Milano”

MarShon Brooks is already in full-steam mode in Milano after being one of the first to report and waiting for the official start of the season to come. In his very first days of his Italian [...]

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Saturday 23 August 2014
Kleiza: “We can compete for the Euroleague”

Linas Kleiza arrived in Milano after a stellar career mostly in the United States, first to play there college ball in Missouri and then in the NBA, Denver and Toronto. He also had the [...]

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Friday 22 August 2014
Meacham: “I’ll be a good leader in Milano”

Trent Meacham is in Milano and now he’ll have to pass his physicals waiting for the official preseason practices to start. He came via Los Angeles along his wife Theresa, a former top [...]

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Friday 22 August 2014
Trent Meacham: “I’ll be a good leader”

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Wednesday 20 August 2014
MarShon Brooks: “Excited to be in Milano”

First steps in Milano for MarShon Brooks, who arrived at Malpensa airport along his mom, Darlyn. The new shooting guard will pass the physicals and the athletic tests while waiting for the [...]

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Monday 11 August 2014
Angelo Gigli is back in Milano
Angelo Gigli is back in Milano

Angelo Gigli is back in Milano after a mid-season loan to Reggio Emilia. Gigli is a 31-year old center, 2.09 of height. WHO’S - Angelo Gigli is a Roman born in Pietermaritzburg, South [...]

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Saturday 9 August 2014
The Point Guard is here: Trenton Meacham
The Point Guard is here: Trenton Meacham

Pallacanestro Olimpia EA7 Emporio Armani Milano agreed on a 1-year contract with Trenton Meacham, a 1.88 point Guard coming from Nanterre where last season he made his Euroleague debutto. [...]

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Friday 8 August 2014
Olimpia: MarShon Brooks is coming!
Olimpia: MarShon Brooks is coming!

Pallacanestro Olimpia EA7 – Emporio Armani agreed on a one-year contract with MarShon Brooks, 25, guard, 1.95, coming from the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA. WHO IS BROOKS – MarShon Brooks [...]

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Sunday 3 August 2014
Talent Can Fly: the new EA7 commercial

We are pleased to announce that the new EA7 video will be rolling out today on Armani social channels and the Armani.com/Live. In a suburban area, a young boy in a red EA7 uniform – the [...]

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Thursday 31 July 2014
The Intimidator is coming: Shawn James
The Intimidator is coming: Shawn James

Pallacanestro Olimpia EA7 Emporio Armani Milano agreed on a 2-year contract with Shawn James, coming from Maccabi Tel Aviv. WHO IS JAMES – A 2.08 Center, Born on September 10, 1983 in [...]

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Monday 21 July 2014
Linas Kleiza: The K Factor is in Milano
Linas Kleiza: The K Factor is in Milano

Pallacanestro Olimpia EA7 – Emporio Armani Milanoagreed on terms for a one-year contract with Linas Kleiza, coming from Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul. WHO’S KLEIZA – Linas Kleiza was born [...]

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Saturday 19 July 2014
The Cap is here to stay: Gentile signed for 3 years
The Cap is here to stay: Gentile signed for 3 years

Pallacanestro Olimpia EA7 Emporio Armani Milanoagreed on a 3-year contract with the Captain, Alessandro Gentile. Gentileis the youngest Captain in the club’s history, won his first Italian [...]

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Saturday 19 July 2014
Two more seasons with Coach Luca Banchi
Two more seasons with Coach Luca Banchi

Pallacanestro Olimpia EA7 – Emporio Armani Milano agreed on terms with the head coach Luca Banchi who’s been signed for two more years, until 2016. Born the first of August, 1965 in [...]

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Friday 18 July 2014
No surprise: Melli is staying
No surprise: Melli is staying

Pallacanestro Olimpia EA7 Emporio Armani Milano agreed on terms with Nicolò Melli, whose contract expired last June. Melli signed a one-year contract and will play for Olimpia at least through [...]

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Friday 18 July 2014
This is what you need to know about Olimpia

In one video everything you need to know about our club, the winningest basketball club in Italy and one of the most prestigious in the entire Europe. This is what Olimpia did during the past [...]

Thursday 17 July 2014
“My Name is Joe”: here we have Ragland!
“My Name is Joe”: here we have Ragland!

Pallacanestro Olimpia EA7 Emporio Armani Milano agreed on terms with the player Joe Ragland, coming from Pallacanestro Cantù. He signed a 2-year contract, expiring in 2016. WHO IS RAGLAND - [...]

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Thursday 10 July 2014
It’s the Euroleague Group of Death? Fantastic!
It’s the Euroleague Group of Death? Fantastic!

FC Barcelona, Panathinaikos Athens and  Fenerbahce. The Euroleague draw was at the same time tough and fascinating for EA7 Emporio Armani who’s going to play again versus three teams faced [...]

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Thursday 10 July 2014
The new Euroleague season is starting

Olimpia Milano will know its regular season opponents during the official start of the new Euroleague season on Thursday at noon, when the draw will take place. EA7 Emporio Armani is 4-seed and [...]

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Tuesday 8 July 2014
Livio Proli is the Executive Of The Year

Another big accomplishment for Olimpia’s President Livio Proli who has been named Executive of The Year, the award named after the great Italian manager Gianluigi Porelli to reward the best [...]

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Monday 7 July 2014
Another great accomplishment for Coach Banchi
Another great accomplishment for Coach Banchi

Luca Banchi’s big season continues. Olimpia’s coach was the second-most voted by his colleagues coaches in the “Coach Of The Year” award won by David Blatt who led Maccabi [...]

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Sunday 29 June 2014
An Olimpia Style rally means Number 26!
An Olimpia Style rally means Number 26!

From the hell of being down by eight in the fourth quarter, Olimpia surges with a clinic of  defensive aggressiveness, stopping Siena’s offense and completing an historical win. 74-67 the [...]

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Thursday 26 June 2014
Curtis Jerrells! The Finals will be decided in Milano
Curtis Jerrells! The Finals will be decided in Milano

Curtis Jerrells took the mosta important shot of the season so far and he made it. With a very long two-point shot to beat the buzzer by “The Big Chest”, Olimpia won Game 6 of the [...]

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Tuesday 24 June 2014
Down 3-2: in Siena with the back to the wall
Down 3-2: in Siena with the back to the wall

Now it’s Game 6 time and Olimpia is finding itself in an uncomfortable position, with the back to the wall after losing at home 72-68. Siena led almost from wire-to-wire. Olimpia took the [...]

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Sunday 22 June 2014
The Finals will restart from 2-2 in Milano
The Finals will restart from 2-2 in Milano

Siena won Game 4, the home-court advantage was decisive once again. 75-68 the final score. Olimpia struggled through the first quarter scoring just 11 points, then tried to stay within striking [...]

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Friday 20 June 2014
Olimpia is stopped in Siena: the series is 2-1 now
Olimpia is stopped in Siena: the series is 2-1 now

Olimpia went in a hole in the first half going down by 19 and then had a fantastic third quarter, when it scored 32 points and got back twice within four points. But in the end it was too [...]

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Wednesday 18 June 2014
Samuels takes control: 2-0 Olimpia
Samuels takes control: 2-0 Olimpia

It takes a few minutes to Olimpia to find its rhytm and then it’s great game riding a different man this time. It’s Samardo Samuels, producing a double double, dunking and dominating [...]

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Monday 16 June 2014
Jerrells is terrific, Olimpia takes the lead: 1-0
Jerrells is terrific, Olimpia takes the lead: 1-0

Curtis Jerrells plays a devastating, terrific game 1 of the Italian league finals, scoring 26 points especially in the first half when they counted the most. Olimpia led wire-to-wire, taking a [...]

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Tuesday 10 June 2014
Olimpia dominates in Sassari: 4-2 and it’s Finals
Olimpia dominates in Sassari: 4-2 and it’s Finals

For the third consecutive times, Olimpia won convincingly in Sassari where it never lost, closing out the home team and earning its 15th trip to the Italian League finals, against Siena. Game 1 [...]

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Sunday 8 June 2014
There’s no home-court advantage: 3-2
There’s no home-court advantage: 3-2

This is a semifinal series with no such thing like an home-court advantage. For the fourth consecutive time, the road team won the game. It’s 76-73 Sassari in Game 5. It was a nervous game, [...]

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Friday 6 June 2014
An Olimpia’s defensive clinic: 3-1
An Olimpia’s defensive clinic: 3-1

A defensive clinic was the key of the great Olimpia’s win in Sassari.  Now the best-of-seven semifinal series will return to Milano with EA7 leading 3-1. Sassari’s explosive offense [...]

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Wednesday 4 June 2014
A tough Olimpia’s win: 2-1
A tough Olimpia’s win: 2-1

Olimpia dominated the game, played really well for more than three quarters then Sassari cameback and still it was  win to win the game in the overtime 83-76 taking a 2-1 lead in the semifinal [...]

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Friday 30 May 2014
The Captain is Back and Olimpia is up 1-0
The Captain is Back and Olimpia is up 1-0

Alessandro Gentile was back on the court after missing game 5 of the quarterfinals game against Pistois, scored 23 points, played an unreal second half and led Olimpia to the win in game 1 of the [...]

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Wednesday 28 May 2014
Cerella’s talent not only spirit pushed Olimpia
Cerella’s talent not only spirit pushed Olimpia

Bruno Cerella is many things. Fighting spirit, aggressiveness, mentality. But he’s also a talented guy, not just a defensive stopper. He can shoot the ball. And he did in game 5. His game [...]

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Monday 26 May 2014
The series will be decided in Game 5 at the Forum
The series will be decided in Game 5 at the Forum

The quartefinals series will require one more game, to be played on Tuesday in the Mediolanum Forum, at 8.30 pm. Olimpia lost in Pistoia 84-82, surrendering a 16-point lead at halftime during the [...]

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Saturday 24 May 2014
Olimpia’s huge streak is over in Pistoia: 71-82
Olimpia’s huge streak is over in Pistoia: 71-82

After a promising first half, closed with a 10-point lead, Olimpia had a nightmare of a second half, during which only 26 points were scored and Pistoia could take control of the game and [...]

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Thursday 22 May 2014
The second half belongs to Olimpia
The second half belongs to Olimpia

Olimpia struggled a little bit in the first half, going down by 11, 33-22, due to some superficial mistakes both offensively and defensively. But the team responded vigorously, rallied and closed [...]

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Wednesday 21 May 2014
The Biggest Show On Earth

Players from yesterday. Players from today. Coaches. Great moments. Heroisms. Everything is part of Olimpia’s history as the most winning club in Italy and one of the most recognizable, [...]

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Tuesday 20 May 2014
Playoffs: the first step was a good one for Olimpia
Playoffs: the first step was a good one for Olimpia

The first step was the right one. Olimpia won its playoffs debut over Pistoia 73-59 after a slow game, with a lot of fouls and more free throws. Pistoia took advantage of it by going to the line [...]

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Friday 16 May 2014
Real Madrid is too big for Olimpia’s kids
Real Madrid is too big for Olimpia’s kids

It was too much for Olimpia’s kids against the extraordinary size and physical strength of a Real Madrid junior team rich of forigners. The team coached by Marco Esposito, with many [...]

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Thursday 15 May 2014
AJ Under 18 defense gets the job done
AJ Under 18 defense gets the job done

A big win for the Under 18 Olimpia’s team in round 1 of the Nike International Junior Tournament staged in the Lido. In spite of many defections and even without Coach Paolo Galbiati, busy [...]

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Thursday 15 May 2014
The Keith Langford Appreciation Day
The Keith Langford Appreciation Day

A big, big day for Keith Langford, recognized among the great stars of the Euroleague. He led the Euroleague in scoring. The best guard in the game, with Sergio Rodriguez as the best point-guard, [...]

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Thursday 15 May 2014
Gentile is the best Young player in the Italian League
Gentile is the best Young player in the Italian League

With 194 votes and an enormous advantage over the second, Ojar Silins from Reggio Emilia, and the third, Simone Fontecchio from Bologna, Alessandro Gentile won the award going to the best Under [...]

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Monday 12 May 2014
Olimpia ready for the playoffs series against Pistoia
Olimpia ready for the playoffs series against Pistoia

Giorgio Tesi Group Pistoia will be Olimpia’s first opponent in the quarterfinals. The team from Tuscany won the “do-or-die” game against Caserta and qualified for the [...]

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Monday 12 May 2014
Willie Deane is coming to Milano!
Willie Deane is coming to Milano!

Olimpia Milano agreed on terms through di end of the season with Willie Deane, holder of Bulgarian passport. HIS CAREER – He was born in 1980, on February 13th, in Shenectady, NY, where he [...]

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Thursday 8 May 2014
Langford is All-Euroleague first team

Another great news for our Keith Langford. This season’s winner of the Alphonso Ford Top Scorer Trophy, was named into the All-Euroleague first-team as a guard, with Sergio Rodriguez (Real [...]

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Monday 5 May 2014
Keith Langford wins the Alphonso Ford Trophy

Keith Langford has won the Euroleague trophy named after the late Alphonso Ford, who spent all his career in Europe, playing also in Italy for Siena and Pesaro, a bog-time scorer especially when [...]

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Friday 2 May 2014
Have no fear: David Moss and Olimpia is first!
Have no fear: David Moss and Olimpia is first!

Have no fear, David Moss is here. At the line, with less than half a second to play in overtime: he makes two and Olimpia won its game number 16 in a row clinching the first-place at the end of [...]

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Saturday 26 April 2014
Gentile For The “Rising Star Trophy”
Gentile For The “Rising Star Trophy”

Every year, the Euroleague names the “Rising Star Trophy” to the best player, picked by the coaches, who during the previous summer was under 22 years of age.  Alessandro Gentile is [...]

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Wednesday 23 April 2014
Banchi: “We want to stay here”
Banchi: “We want to stay here”

Coach Luca Banchi spoke to the media after the Tel-Aviv loss closing the Olimpia’s Euroleague season: “First of all we want to congratulate Maccabi for another Final Four. Then I want [...]

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Tuesday 22 April 2014
Game 3 belongs to Maccabi: 75-63
Game 3 belongs to Maccabi: 75-63

Under the big pressure coming from the home crowd, Olimpia plays a great first quarter but obviously it’s not enough. Maccabi is getting the nervousness off, riding the most experienced [...]

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Saturday 19 April 2014
EA7-Maccabi: Game 2 Highlights

Baskets, a lot of them, good for 91 points scored. Six players in double figures in a Mediolanum Forum completely red, packed, 12.331 people, third consecutive sellouts in Euroleague competition. [...]

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Saturday 19 April 2014
EA7-Maccabi: Jerrells’ thunderous dunk!

Curtis Jerrells is a man coming from 19 consecutive games with at least a three made. But the most spectacular play of game 2 was the thunderous dunk he made to beat a set Maccabi’s [...]

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Saturday 19 April 2014
It’s Olimpia basketball for 40 minutes: 91-77
It’s Olimpia basketball for 40 minutes: 91-77

Olimpia doesn’t miss a beat: game 2 is pretty much like game 1 but this time out the show lasts for the entire 40 minutes. EA7 doesn’t blink, six players score in double figure, the [...]

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Thursday 17 April 2014
Atrocious end for Olimpia: 99-101
Atrocious end for Olimpia: 99-101

A terrible night in the end. Olimpia dominates all night long, holding also a  13-point lead, looking pretty much in total control especially when the score is 82-70 after a 4-point play by [...]

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Tuesday 15 April 2014
Banchi: “We deserve to live some special nights”

Coach Luca Banchi talked with the media the day before Game 1 of the Euroleague quarterfinals: “We face a formidable opponent who won the regular season, was one of the best teams in a [...]

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Tuesday 15 April 2014
#RedShoesAreBack: the official video

Bob McAdoo diving to save a basket. Daniel Hackett trying to do the same. Flavio Portaluppi’s three for the Italin title. And David Moss’ three. John Gianelli’s block, saving [...]

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Saturday 12 April 2014
The Streak is Over: now it’s Maccabi’s time

The last Top 16 game, meaningless, is good to use Keith Langford game (low shooting percentages from the field but great desire and he improved during the course of the game scoring 22, 16 in the [...]

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Friday 4 April 2014
One Hundred Thousand Fans!

Once upon a time, people used to scream “Hundred, Hundred” when the home team, on a safe lead, was getting closer to the triple digits, traditionally a symbol of excellence. But [...]

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Thursday 3 April 2014
Unbeaten no more: Olimpia destroyed Barcelona
Unbeaten no more: Olimpia destroyed Barcelona

Who’s unbeaten? Not the Barcelona team, a great, great team, who came in Milano without the Euroleague All-Time best scorer, Juan Carlo Navarro, and became the last team to lose a game in [...]

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Saturday 29 March 2014
Fenerbahce-EA7: the Highlights

All the highlights regarding the great Olimpia’s win in Istanbul including Gani Lawal’s dunks, David Moss making thre after three, the big baskets by Alessandro Gentile and all the [...]

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Sunday 23 March 2014
EA7-Efes: The Movie

Alessandro Gentile’s dunk. The Captain’s dunk. A sense of freedom. Like getting loose, finally. It’s the symbol of another magic night, the magic night number 8 in the Top 16. A [...]

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Saturday 22 March 2014
It’s all heart, all Olimpia: 76-69
It’s all heart, all Olimpia: 76-69

Olimpia fought hard, using all the heart, the defense, came back and won against Efes keeping itself unbeaten during the second part of the Top 16, fifth win in  a row. Curtis Jerrells was the [...]

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Saturday 22 March 2014
EA7-Efes: The Highlights

The steals, and Gentile’s dunks. Curtis Jerrells’ fourth quarter, 11 points and a rally. The defense. Samardo Samuels’ double double, the first in Euroleague competition. [...]

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Thursday 20 March 2014
Banchi: “We need to overcome Langford’s absence”

This what Coach Luca Banchi had to say approaching Friday’s Euroleague game against Anadolu Efes Istabul: “Efes’s game is very challenging with a lot of hidden obstacles because [...]

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Monday 17 March 2014
Keith Langford’s update

This morning Keith Langford went under a procedure to treat the left leg injury he suffered during the last Euroleague’s game in Vitoria. The procedure was executed by Dr. Marco Bigoni, [...]

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Friday 14 March 2014
Olimpia dominates in Vitoria: 83-65

Olimpia had a dominating game in Vitoria, had a dominating first quarter, then let Laboral Kutxa rally back from 15 points down but the negative spurt was determined by its own superficial [...]

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Thursday 13 March 2014
Olimpia’s special fans: The Backstreet Boys

They came to Milano, they practiced with Olimpia players and now they’re also the team’s biggest fans. They are the Backstreet Boys and this is how they screamed at the top of their [...]

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Wednesday 12 March 2014
Banchi: “Be careful of Vitoria’s size”

Olimpia Milano left this late morning for Vitoria where on Thursday it’s going to play in the tenth round of the Top 16. This is what Coach Luca Banchi had to say about the game: [...]

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Friday 7 March 2014
A terrific road win for Olimpia: 88-86

Which kind of road complex are we talking about exactly? Olimpia won in Piraeus, conquering the first road win in the Top 16, goes up 6-3 in the group, takes a two-win lead over the two-time [...]

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Friday 28 February 2014
EA7-Panathinaikos: The Movie

The night started with a “Game Program” dedicated to Nando Gentile, read by Alessandro. With a press conference celebrating the Final Four arrival in Milano. It all started with [...]

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Friday 28 February 2014
Banchi: “The best first half of the year”

“We have to give credit to our team for playing the best first half of the year with a great help from the bench. All the guys gave us something and increased the level of efficiency. I [...]

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Friday 28 February 2014
EA7-Panathinaikos: the Highlights

Bruno Cerella’s threes are the pearls of the night, just like the thunderous Samardo Samuels’ dunk over James Gist. Here we have all the highlights fron the extraordinary [...]

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Friday 28 February 2014
What a feeling Olimpia: 77-75
What a feeling Olimpia: 77-75

A dominating, devastating, spectacular first half, then it’s a struggle, the free throw nightmare and the vigorous reaction by a great Panathinaikos team. But in the end it’s another [...]

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Wednesday 26 February 2014
Nando Gentile: The Olimpia’s Hall of Famer
Nando Gentile: The Olimpia’s Hall of Famer

Nando Gentile arrived in Milano in 1994 along the group of Trieste’s players moved by Bepi Stefanel with the coach Bogdan Tanjevic. He stayed in Milano four years: he was the team’s [...]

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Friday 21 February 2014
Keith Langford: Play of the Night

A few moment remaining in the game, which by then was already won by Olimpia. But no Euroleague game is won, at least in the first half of the season, until the end. Yesterday both coaches wanted [...]

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Friday 21 February 2014
EA7-Malaga: the Highlights

The start is a fight, the rest is a show, including the final basket by a terrific Keith Langford, justly named from Euroleague the “Play of The Night”. But among the many pearls of [...]

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Friday 21 February 2014
Defense and aggressiveness: that’s Olimpia’s ball!
Defense and aggressiveness: that’s Olimpia’s ball!

Fantastic performance by Olimpia, capable to hold Malaga under 60 points scored, playing a solid basketball of great intensity, overcoming Alessandro Gentile’s absence and foul trouble [...]

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Wednesday 19 February 2014
Coach Banchi: “Malaga is a tough team”

This is what Coach Luca Banchi had to say before the Olimpia-Malaga games of tomorrow night in Desio (Euroleague’s Round 7): “We want to confirm all the good things we did in the Top [...]

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Saturday 15 February 2014
Barcelona’s explosion stops Olimpia 80-70

In Barcelona, against a team unbeaten in the Top 16, the outcome is favorable to the hosts 80-70. Olimpia plays a solid game defensively for three quarters, the execution is good and it fights [...]

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Thursday 13 February 2014
Coach Banchi: “We want to compete in Barcelona”

Here what Coach Luca Banchi had to say before leaving to Barcelona for the Euroleague Top 16′s sixth round: “We face the road game in Barcelona with the strong desire to be [...]

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Wednesday 12 February 2014
Angelo Gigli on loan to Reggio Emilia

Pallacanestro Olimpia EA7 Emporio Armani Milano today agreed to send its player Angelo Gigli on a loan to Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia until the end of the current season. The club expresses [...]

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Wednesday 5 February 2014
Happy 27 Curtis Jerrells
Happy 27 Curtis Jerrells

The Italy Cup week is the one during which Curtis Jerrells turns 27. Born on February 5, 1987, the Texan played for the Baylor University, in Waco and then was part of the San Antonio Spurs [...]

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Friday 31 January 2014
EA7-Fenerbahce: The Movie

Spectacular clips from down low, from the corner, from anywhere. Curtis Jerrells. Kristjan Kangur making threes. Daniel Hackett grabbing rebound after rebound. The big three by Alessandro Gentile [...]

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Friday 31 January 2014
Yes, it’s a great night for Olimpia!
Yes, it’s a great night for Olimpia!

Daniel Hackett from the line completes an extraordinary team game, with players in double digit, a lot of obstacles to overcome, like the contagious foul trouble the big men were facing (three [...]

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Friday 31 January 2014
Gentile, the magic buzzer-beater

Ok, it was also luck. But it wasn’t just luck. It was class, it was strength, its was a lot of timing. And luck. Magic luck. One week ago, the impossible three-pointer made by Zoran [...]

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Friday 31 January 2014
EA7-Fenerbahce: the Highlights

Another great night for Olimpia, another great Euroleague win, the seventh of the season on eight games. Now EA7 is 3-2 in Top 16, it’s still alive, even spectacular in spurts, quick on the [...]

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Friday 24 January 2014
Planinic’s lucky shot punishes Olimpia

The most incredible and unjust loss! Olimpia dominates the game for almost three quarter, goes down by seven in the fourth, finds the strength to get back and get another lead. But in the final [...]

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Sunday 19 January 2014
EA7-Vitoria: The Movie

The last round of applause is for Daniel Hackett. The next to last image was Luca Banchi and Sergio Scariolo, an hug representing respect more than anything else among two coaches, who share [...]

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Saturday 18 January 2014
Olimpia, a beautiful day: 83-76
Olimpia, a beautiful day: 83-76

Olimpia dominated the game, imposed its will, controlled the game and finished just a little bit too short in terms of energy, maybe a little bit too confident and it exposed itself to the [...]

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Saturday 18 January 2014
EA7-Vitoria: The Highlights

Here we have all the highlights from the big Olimpia’s win over Laboral Kutxa, the sixth home win on seven tries for EA7 in the Euroleague. After this win Milano is 2-1 in the Euroleague Top 16.

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Monday 13 January 2014
EA7-Siena: The Movie

Are you ready? “EA7-Siena The Movie” is ready. The forum red and the Forum white (thanks to the match-sponsor Umana), the crowd jumping on its feet, David Moss making threes. Again [...]

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Friday 10 January 2014
EA7-Olympiacos: The Movie

Dan Peterson’s birthday. Olimpia’s birthday.Best wishes Olimpia. Olympiacos is being swept away. Gianpaolo Pazzini rooting for the guys. Daniel Hackett on the stage. He makes a steal. [...]

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Friday 10 January 2014
EA7-Olympiacos: The Highlights

From Keith Langford steal to the Nicolò Melli’s block to close the game and keep Olympiacos right at 51, the single-worst scoring outing of its Euroleague history. All the highlights from [...]

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Friday 10 January 2014
Curtis Jerrells: the Facilitator!

Curtis Jerrells drives, he attracts the defense, then launches the ball up, up and up right where only one man can go. Yeas: it’s Gani Lawal. It’s the Assist of the night in Euroleague.

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Friday 10 January 2014
Who can make a steal better than DH?

48-36 Olimpia, Olympiacos is advancing the ball but Daniel Hackett intercepts the pass intended to reach Vassilis Spanoulis. DH goes down in a break and dunks the ball. It’s The Steal Of [...]

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Thursday 9 January 2014
Happy 78 Olimpia: This Is Our History

Olimpia turns 78 today and it’s almost perfect the anniversary is taking place the very same day the team faces the two-time Euroleague defending champions of Olympiacos Piraeus. To [...]

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Thursday 9 January 2014
Happy 25 Samardo Samuels
Happy 25 Samardo Samuels

Samardo Samuels turns 25 today. The Trelawny’s big man was born in a sprinters’ territory where Usain Bolt was born and grew up playing soccer and dreaming of soccer. Then he started [...]

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Wednesday 8 January 2014
Banchi: “All together to compete”

This is what Coach Luca Banchi had to say before the big Euroleague game against Olympicos in Milano. “Our Top 16 home opener is providing us with a big game against the team supposed to be [...]

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Saturday 4 January 2014
Sam Sam is Back: The Interview

Samardo Samuels is back in action after undergoing surgery to repair a fracture in his right (shooting) hand. Sam returned a couple of weeks earlier than expected. Now it’s a matter of [...]

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Friday 3 January 2014
The Top 16 started with a loss by 16

The Top 16 impact is unforgiven for an Olimpia guilty of making a lot of little mistakes, starting with the foul shots, and it’s dominated on the boards right through the last possession so [...]

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Tuesday 31 December 2013
Coach Banchi: “Competing: that’s our desire”

Olimpia is playing in Athens against Panathinaikos in the Top 16 first round. Samardo Samuels is still out while recovering from the right hand surgery while David Moss after a 4-game absense is [...]

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Tuesday 31 December 2013
Happy Birthday CJ Wallace
Happy Birthday CJ Wallace

Last day of the year and Happy Birthday for Charles Judson Wallace, the big man from Atlanta, who grew up playing for Princeton before embarking on a stellar European career, first in Germany, [...]

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Monday 30 December 2013
EA7-Avellino: The Movie

8.002 people in the stands, an attendance boom, a show on the court. Curtis Jerrells, Gani Lawal’s dunks, Angelo Gigli’s rebounds, Alessandro Gentile driving and making three, Nicolò [...]

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Wednesday 25 December 2013
Merry Christmas from Olimpia

“The Best is Yet to Come” for this reason Olimpia’s players were in the gym today, December 25, for the morning practice prior to tomorrow’s game against Cremona. The [...]

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Tuesday 24 December 2013
Olimpia Welcomes Daniel Hackett

Pallacanestro Olimpia EA7 Emporio Armani Milano agreed on terms with Daniel Hackett, previously at Mens Sana Siena. He signed a 3-year deal expiring on June 30, 2016. WHO IS HACKETT - Daniel [...]

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Saturday 21 December 2013
Olimpia: beaten 76-67 and still second

Without David Moss, who suffered a little injury during the last practice, Olimpia played an inconsistent game in Strasbourg and lost a uselessness game because the second place in the group was [...]

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Thursday 19 December 2013
Banchi: “Kangur and Gigli to give us options”

Olimpia left for Strasbourg this morning. On Friday it’ll finish the Euroleague regular season. EA7 Emporio Armani is already qualified for the Top 16 but it can clinch the second place [...]

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Saturday 14 December 2013
EA7-Bamberg: The Movie

And to borrow a quote from the Great Keith Langford: “Thank You Fans and See You At the Top 16″. Can you say YEEEEEESSSSSSS?

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Saturday 14 December 2013
Coach Banchi: “We qualified the right way”

Here we have the press conference from Coach Luca Banchi after the big win over Bamberg: “We wanted to qualify for the Top 16 the right way, with a win and before our people. We’d [...]

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Saturday 14 December 2013
EA7-Bamberg: the highlights

Gentile makes two from the line getting the lead for good because on the very last possession Olimpia’s defense is heroic. Jerrells gets the last ball and it’s the Top 16 win!. Here [...]

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Thursday 12 December 2013
Banchi: “We need a great approach to qualify”

Tomorrow EA7 Emporio Armani will face Brose Bamberg in Desio, a game potentially decisive for getting to the Top 16. Olimpia won the road game by 14. Samardo Samuels will be out, obviously, due [...]

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Thursday 12 December 2013
Euroleague pays tribute to Nelson Mandela
Euroleague pays tribute to Nelson Mandela

Euroleague Basketball and all of its clubs will honor Nelson Mandela with a minute of silence right before the tip-off of all games of Round 9 of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague. Mandela, who [...]

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Thursday 12 December 2013
Again: can you dunk like Gani Lawal?

All the six dunks made by Gani Lawal against Montegranaro in this video realized by Legabasket. Fasten your seat belts, it’s time to fly.

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Monday 9 December 2013
EA7-Montegranaro: the Highlights

Nicolò Melli shooting show, Keith Langford’s second half, Alessandro Gentile’s assists and Gani Lawal’s dunks. All in the highlights video about the 101-85 Olimpia’s win [...]

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Saturday 7 December 2013
EA7 – Real Madrid: The Movie

Another great movie by Olimpia Milano Tv for a great basketball night. Celebrities at courtside, stand full of people, 12.331 red and white hearts, a predictable loss but Olimpia never gave up, [...]

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Friday 6 December 2013
Olimpia keeps up 71-78 in a full Forum
Olimpia keeps up 71-78 in a full Forum

The house was packed, sold-out, with a lot of enthusiasm. Olimpia did whatever it could against the unbeaten Real Madrid who won its game number 18 of 18 official games. The consolation was to [...]

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Wednesday 4 December 2013
Coach Banchi: “We need to raise our game”

This is what Coach Luca Banchi had to say this morning at the Olimpia’s practice before Real Madrid “We could call it an impossible challenge to play against an unbeaten team like Real [...]

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Sunday 1 December 2013
Olimpia never gives up but finish short: 71-73

Another big comeback in a Euroleague games but this time Olimpia comes up a little short. CJ Wallace ties up the score at 71 after being 15 points down in the second quarter. But down the stretch [...]

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Thursday 28 November 2013
Coach Banchi: “Zalgiris is dangerous from the arc”

Coach Luca Banchi spoke before Olimpia arrived in Lithuania to play Zalgiris Kaunas in the seventh day of the Euroleague regular season: “It’s a very important game against a team [...]

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Monday 25 November 2013
EA7-Reggio Emilia: The Movie

Less than 48 hours after the big comeback over Efes, 5800 more red and white hearts stormed into the Mediolanum Forum to support Olimpia in a Reggio Emilia game made far more complicated by the [...]

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Monday 25 November 2013
EA7-Reggio Emilia: The Highlights

A slow start, the first significant field goals are made by CJ Wallace. Then everything is getting easier and the third quarter is triumph. Here we have all the best moments from the EA7 Emporio [...]

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Saturday 23 November 2013
EA7 – Efes: The Movie

Call them emotions. A special night. The special Olympics in fact, to remind us how important it is to feel socially responsible. Olimpia@School to remind how beautiful it is to spread the Verb [...]

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Saturday 23 November 2013
But Can You Dunk Like Gani Lawal?
But Can You Dunk Like Gani Lawal?

Here we have the photogallery of the most exciting moments of the big win over Efes, starting with this terrific dunk made by Gani Lawal taken by our photographer Giuseppe Cottini, During the [...]

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Saturday 23 November 2013
Yes, Olimpia comes back: 77-73
Yes, Olimpia comes back: 77-73

Olimpia comes back from down 14 to the win thank to a 14-0 run that opens the fourth period holding Efes to 12 points. It was a terrific rally. Keith Langford played a dominating second half [...]

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Saturday 23 November 2013
EA7 – Efes Istanbul: The Highlights

All the best moments from the huge win by the comebacks kids of Olimpia Milano over Efes Istanbul. Here you got everything, Langford’s big baskets, Alessandro Gentile’s scoring, Gani [...]

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Thursday 21 November 2013
Coach Banchi: “We need an almost perfect game”

Olimpia is playing Anadolu Efes Istanbul on Friday at 8.45 p.m. in the sixth day of the Euroleague regular season. Angelo Gigli is back on the court but he’ll stay out again, like Kristjan [...]

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Wednesday 20 November 2013
Players to give names to “One Team”
Players to give names to “One Team”

Olimpia Milano players and their Anadolu Efes Istanbul opponents, like all the Euroleague players this week, will wear ONE TEAM instead of their names on their uniforms during Round 6 games. [...]

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Tuesday 19 November 2013
Inside Olimpia: video interview with Moss!

Why he chose basketball over everything else, his family, his basketball, Chicago and all his passions. This is David Moss. And this is Olimpia Milano Tv interview.

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Saturday 16 November 2013
EA7-Strasbourg: The Movie

The players storming into the Forum, Kristjan Kangur working hard to return to the court, people filling the stands, 5900 of them. Keith Langford’s missiles, David Moss fourth quarter right [...]

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Saturday 16 November 2013
Euroleague: it’s another great win 83-72
Euroleague: it’s another great win 83-72

Keith Langford’s offensive show is the picture of Olimpia’s third Euroleague win, pushing the team up to the second place at the regular season mid-point. Samardo Samuels is fighting [...]

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Saturday 16 November 2013
Banchi: “Defensive consistency and 3-pointers”

Coach Luca Banchi met the media after the big win over Strasbourg: “Tonight we celebrate the first half of the Euroleague regular season. We have 3 wins and 2 losses, against Real Madrid [...]

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Saturday 16 November 2013
EA7-Strasbourg: The Highlights

It was EA7 third win of the season in Euroleague competition. Here we have all the highlights including Keith Langford’s offensive show, David Moss explosion in the fourth quarter, Nic [...]

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Thursday 14 November 2013
Banchi: “We need to play with the right attitude”

Olimpia is playing again in Euroleague tomorrow against Strasbourg, at 8.30 p.m.. Kristjan Kangur and Angelo Gigli will be missing. Gani Lawal is going to make his Euroleague debut. That’s [...]

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Friday 8 November 2013
Aggressive and unselfish, Olimpia wins 76-62

A great defensive game against one of the best Euroleague team in three-point shooting, a lot of heart and the big plays in the crucial moments. Olimpia won in Bamberg a critical game to access [...]

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Friday 8 November 2013
Coach Banchi: “Aggressive and unselfish”
Coach Banchi: “Aggressive and unselfish”

Coach Luca Banchi talks to the media after Olimpia’s win in Bamberg: “It was a very important game in a very tight group and it was great to win where Efes lost last week. We had a [...]

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Thursday 7 November 2013
Happy 25 Gani Lawal
Happy 25 Gani Lawal

Gani Lawal turns 25 today. He’s spending his birthday traveling in order to be in Milano tomorrow. So it’s Welcome among us Gani and Happy Birthday.

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Wednesday 6 November 2013
Coach Banchi. “We need to contain their shooters”

EA7 Emporio Armani is playing tomorrow in Bamberg for the Euroleague. Brose is coming off a big win over Efes. It’s the first time those two teams are facing each other in their histories. [...]

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Wednesday 6 November 2013
EA7 – Pistoia: The Movie

The Desio invasion, 4800 people inside the arena, including Inter FC striker, Rodrigo Palacio. Keith Langford drives, David Moss long jumpers, the enthusiasm, the fans, everything. In three [...]

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Tuesday 5 November 2013
EA7-Pistoia: The Highlights

Here we have all the best moments from the third consecutive EA7 win over Pistoia in the Italian League on Monday Night. Enjoy the show

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Tuesday 5 November 2013
Olimpia: Gani Lawal is on board
Olimpia: Gani Lawal is on board

Olimpia Milano agreed on terms through the end of the current season with center Gani Lawal, 2.06, born in College Park, Georgia, on November 7, 1988, holder of a Nigerian passport. COACH [...]

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Saturday 2 November 2013
Real is impressive, Olimpia can build on this (93-74)

Real Madrid is unbeaten so far and almost unplayable. It plays by memory, has a lot of weapons to face any situation. Olimpia, who has to play with Langford and Gentile bothered by injuries (and [...]

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Thursday 31 October 2013
Coach Banchi: “Madrid, a fascinating game”

Olimpia Milano is levaving for Madrid. Game 23 between those two teams bringing on the court 56 national titles, 11 European titles and 4 Intercontinental Cups. Real has a 13-9 advantage all-time [...]

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Tuesday 29 October 2013
EA7 Emporio Armani: The Video-Presentation

This is the final version of the official EA7 Emporio Armani’s video-presentation for the 2013/14 season, realized by David McKnight. The presentation is being shown before all the [...]

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Monday 28 October 2013
Caserta-EA7: The Highlights

From the MarQuez Haynes dunks to the Keith Langford show in the third period here we have all the highlights concerning the big Olimpia Milano’s win in Caserta. Enjoy!.

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Friday 25 October 2013
EA7- Zalgiris: The Movie

Here we have the novie regarding the big Olimpia’s win over Zalgiris in the Euroleague home debut. From the arrival at the Forum to the final image of coach Luca Banchi waving to the fans [...]

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Friday 25 October 2013
Jerrells-Melli combo: Olimpia is flying up 82-75
Jerrells-Melli combo: Olimpia is flying up 82-75

Nicolò Melli had the best game of his career in Milano, considering the stakes, competition level, consistency throughout the game. He scores 20 with impressive percentage but it’s not [...]

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Friday 25 October 2013
EA7-Zalgiris: The Highlights

Here we have the highlights of the big EA7 win over Zalgiris. The assist of the night picked by Euroleague Tv belonged to Curtis Jerrells, too.

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Friday 25 October 2013
Coach Banchi: “Big plays from the ones who struggled”

This is what Coach Luca Banchi had to say after EA7 win over Zalgiris Kaunas. The video was realized by Olimpia Milano Tv. “It was an excellent game, where we played with impressive [...]

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Wednesday 23 October 2013
Coach Banchi: “It’s already a do-or-die game”

Olimpia Milano is making its home debut in Euroleague against Zalgiris Kaunas, who won the European title in 1999 in Munich (beating Virtus Bologna in the final), who won the Saporta Cup in 1998 [...]

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Wednesday 23 October 2013
Happy 31 Kristjan Kangur
Happy 31 Kristjan Kangur

Happy Birthday Kristjan Kangur. Today the Estonian forward (player of the year in his country for a record-five times) turns 31. In Italy he’s played for Virtus Bologna, Varese for two [...]

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Monday 21 October 2013
Surgery for Kristjan Kangur

Kristjan Kangur was operated this morning at  the San Gerardo Hospital of Monza by Prof. Carlo Mariani. The surgery (herniectomy) went well and the player will start the rehabilitation in a few [...]

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Thursday 17 October 2013
Olimpia had to give up in the 4th: 87-67

With no David Moss (along Kangur and Gigli), the bench is thin, there no margin for errors or to be creative in terms of usable line-ups, so Olimpia tried to keep up, absorb a couple of punches [...]

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Wednesday 16 October 2013
Coach Banchi. “We need to contain the mismatches”

Olimpia is leaving David Moss, Kristjan Kangur and Angelo Gigli in Milano to recover from their injuries and go to Istanbul to make his debut in the Euroleague season agaunst a very tough Efes [...]

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Tuesday 15 October 2013
Brindisi-EA7: The Movie

It wasn’t a lucky trip but it was the first and important in itself for what the season is going to provide. This is the movie from the Brindisi road trip, the airplane, the bus, the hotel, [...]

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Thursday 10 October 2013
Euroleague Preseason: Keith Langford

Here we have the video including the Keith Langford interview with the Euroleague media department, made during the team’s media day. Enjoy!

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Tuesday 8 October 2013
Euroleague Pre-season: CJ Wallace

CJ Wallace sat down with www.euroleague.tv and talked at length about the upcoming European season. In the video what he said about the team, his personal goals, what’s important in [...]

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Saturday 5 October 2013
David Moss and CJ Wallace: devotion

Here we have the “Backstage Video” concerning the singing performance by David Moss and CJ Wallace during the Euroleague Media Day when the sang together the official hymn of the [...]

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Friday 4 October 2013
Ale Gentile: “Being the Cap? It’s an honor”

Alessandro Gentile,after leading Italy in scoring at the European Championships and setting himself in the first positions of a number of different stats (points, free throws, 2-point field [...]

Thursday 3 October 2013
Olimpia on NBA2K14: this is the Day
Olimpia on NBA2K14: this is the Day

It’s the day. NBA2K14 is available in stores in Italy starting October 4 and so the basketball videogame more famous, sold and appreciated in the world was introduced today during the [...]

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Thursday 3 October 2013
Euroleague Media Day: the away jerseys
Euroleague Media Day: the away jerseys

A morning entirely devoted to Euroleague basketball in Milano. The EA7 Emporio Armani spent some hours with the Euroleague staff for the traditional “Media Day” who was also the [...]

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Wednesday 2 October 2013
David Moss profiled on “Tattoo Italia”
David Moss profiled on “Tattoo Italia”

David Moss met Simone Sacco for “Tattoo Italia” and explained the story inside the stories of his tattoos for a feature interview due to be published in the November issue of the [...]

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Tuesday 1 October 2013
The official Italian League jerseys
The official Italian League jerseys

Alessandro Gentile in this picture is showing the jersey EA7 Emporio Armani will wear in Italian League competition. Traditional colors aside, the main characteristic is in the light grey stripes [...]

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Tuesday 24 September 2013
Melli, The Italian’s David
Melli, The Italian’s David

Once upon a time Nicolò Melli used to play as a small forward, then he found his own niche as a “number 4″, an athletic power forward, capable to defend out on the perimeter, with a [...]

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Monday 23 September 2013
Gentile, a star was born at the Eurochampionships
Gentile, a star was born at the Eurochampionships

In his debut with the National Team in one of the great international competition, Alessandro Gentile was Italy’s leading scorer at 14.2 ppg. He was also the sixth best scorer overall [...]

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Tuesday 17 September 2013
Olimpia @ Work: the Video

Here we have the video of a typical Olimpia’s practice. This one made in Brindisi the morning of the Caserta game won in the evening. Enjoy!

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Tuesday 17 September 2013
Samuels: “Milano is a great opportunity”

Samardo Samuels is in Milano. During these days he’s completing the medicals and the exams and he’ll be ready to join the team regularly by early next week. Samuels played three [...]

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Sunday 15 September 2013
Happy 30 Keith Langford
Happy 30 Keith Langford

Another “historical” birthday inside the Olimpia family. Today, Keith Langford, in his second season in Milano, turns 30. He was born on September 15, 1983 in Fort Worth, Texas. Six [...]

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Friday 13 September 2013
Samardo Samuels finally in Milano
Samardo Samuels finally in Milano

With the team leaving for Brindisi, Samardo Samuels arrived in Milano in the afternoon after finishing his duty with the Jamaican National team where he was in some spurts really impressive, [...]

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Thursday 12 September 2013
Gentile and Melli profiled on Fiba Europe Tv

Alessandro Gentile and Nicolò Melli are featured in a video story on Fiba Europe youtube channel regarding their success with the Italian National team. They talk about the team, the European [...]

Wednesday 11 September 2013
Gentile to Euroleague.net: “It’s an honor to be the Cap”
Gentile to Euroleague.net: “It’s an honor to be the Cap”

Alessandro Gentile was featured on www.euroleague.net yesterday. He was interviewed between the first and second round of the European Championships in Slovenia where he’s one of the [...]

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Wednesday 11 September 2013
CJ Wallace: “I’ll play defense and spread the floor”

CJ Wallace is back to work although the hernia surgery he underwent in August will require some more time before allowing him to be full-time with the team. Wallace is a product of the Princeton [...]

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Monday 9 September 2013
Keith Langford: “I’ll be a more complete player”

Keith Langford is one of the four Olimpia players for 2013/14 season who were here in Milano also last year. But with Alessandro Gentile and Nicolò Melli still busy with National team duty, [...]

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Monday 9 September 2013
Happy 30 David Moss
Happy 30 David Moss

He was born in South Holland, a Chicago suburb where he also learned how to play basketball. Then David Moss move to Indiana State, stayed there for the four college seasons and finally started [...]

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Friday 6 September 2013
Ale Gentile Vs. Turkey: the gallery
Ale Gentile Vs. Turkey: the gallery

Alessandro Gentile is Italy’s youngest player. He’s almost 21. Still, he’s scoring 14.0 points per game and against Turkey he was able to score his first “twenty” of [...]

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Friday 6 September 2013
Nicolò Melli Vs. Turkey: the gallery
Nicolò Melli Vs. Turkey: the gallery

Nicolò Melli is just 22, the second youngest player of the Italian National team. Against Turkey he played the second game of his career in a major international competition. And still he [...]

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Thursday 5 September 2013
Curtis Jerrells, scoring and leadership

Curtis Jerrells has been a symbol at Baylor University because he was the first great player recruited after a much-publicized scandal that almost grounded the basketball program involving the [...]

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Wednesday 4 September 2013
Kangur: “Me, an hard-working guy”

Kristjan Kangur joined Olimpia Milano last night in Campo Tures where the team is holding its pre-season training camp. Before joining his new teammates and after compelting his successful summer [...]

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Wednesday 4 September 2013
Angelo Gigli: “Getting ready for Milano”

Angelo Gigli was forced to leave the National team early this week because of a slight injury to the left knee. Now he’s back in Milano to undergo the therapy necessary to fully recover. [...]

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Tuesday 3 September 2013
Kristjan Kangur is in Milano!
Kristjan Kangur is in Milano!

Pallacanestro Olimpia EA7 – Emporio Armani Milano agreed on terms for one year with Kristjan Kangur, a 2.02 mt. tall forward who’s going to be 31 anni late in the next month of [...]

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Monday 2 September 2013
Luca Banchi: a coach’s word

In this video Luca Banchi talks about the Olimpia’s new season, the team and other stuff in Italian. Here we’re providing with the English version. THE TEAM - “We changed deeply [...]

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Sunday 1 September 2013
Olimpia at Work: the Video

Here we have the video giving you a glimpse of the first few days of work for Olimpia Milano. Conditioning was the key factor before leaving for Campo Tures where the training camp will be held [...]

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Saturday 31 August 2013
Day 1: Back to Work

MarQuez Haynes, CJ Wallace, Momo Tourè, Luca Banchi, David Moss. Here we have some messages from the heart of the Olimpia’s Family during the “Back To Work” gathering.

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Saturday 31 August 2013
Moss-Man, the Fighting spirit

David Mosshas been labeled by coach Luca Banchi as the “Glue Guy” of this team, a sign made to facilitate the game of two team’s cornerstones like Alessandro Gentile and Keith [...]

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Thursday 29 August 2013
There’s only One Captain: Alessandro Gentile

Alessandro Gentile is Olimpia’s new captain. The nominee is in some ways an historical one because Alessandro Gentile is the youngest captain in the club history, a record which belonged to [...]

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Tuesday 27 August 2013
MarQuez Haynes: “Come to watch my energy”

MarQuez Haynes is ready for work on Thursday. But he already began to run, sweat or more appropriately is lifting weights while staying in the strength and conditioning coach Giustino [...]

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Friday 16 August 2013
Hall of Fame 33: Flavio Portaluppi

Recruited in Corsico, very, very young, Flavio Portaluppi is an original youth system product. A shooting guard, he was always considered too short or too thin or not athletic enough to play at [...]

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Thursday 15 August 2013
Hall of Fame 32: Gianmario Gabetti

He was Gianmario Gabetti and he knew his way around basketball. His family sponsored the rival team of Cantù and the passion ran through his blood although in the Olimpia’s adventure he was [...]

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Wednesday 14 August 2013
Hall of Fame 31: Rolando Blackman

He played in Milano only for one year and didn’t enter in the history books like a Joe Barry Carroll or a Bill Bradley, but Rolando Blackman did extraordinary things anyway. 1995/96 Olimpia won [...]

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Tuesday 13 August 2013
Hall of Fame 30: Dejan Bodiroga

The two years Dejan Bodiroga spent in Milano have been obviously short but very intense. During his reign, Olimpia made it to two Korac Cup finals (losing both of them, against Alba Berlin and [...]

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Monday 12 August 2013
National Teams: there’s Olimpia everywhere
National Teams: there’s Olimpia everywhere

There are five Olimpia players, in next season roster, scheduled to take part in International competitions for National teams during the last portion of the summer. Alessandro Gentile, Angelo [...]

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Monday 12 August 2013
Hall of Fame 29: Bob McAdoo
Hall of Fame 29: Bob McAdoo

No player in the Italian League could be considered more important and famous than Bob McAdoo when he signed to play in Milano. It wasn’t just because his brilliant career in the NBA. Unlike [...]

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Sunday 11 August 2013
Hall of Fame 28: Russ Schoene

Russ Schoene induction into the Olimpia’s Hall of Fame is almost a miracle. After starring for the University of Chattanooga-Tennessee, he was drafted in the second round (number 45) by the [...]

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Thursday 8 August 2013
Curtis Jerrells: Olimpia’s got its point-guard!
Curtis Jerrells: Olimpia’s got its point-guard!

Pallacanestro Olimpia EA7 – Emporio Armani Milano agreed on terms with Curtis Jerrells, a 1.85 mt. tall point-guard, 26 year-old, who played for Besiktas Istanbul during the last season [...]

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Wednesday 7 August 2013
Hall of Fame 27: Riccardo Pittis

Riccardo Pittis, a product of the Milano’s youth system, to become a great player had to overcome a cardiac malfunction at birth and eventually a right hand injury that forced him to shoot [...]

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Wednesday 7 August 2013
Olimpia is welcoming Mohamed Tourè
Olimpia is welcoming Mohamed Tourè

Pallacanestro Olimpia EA7 – Emporio Armani Milano agreed on terms with Mohamed Tourè, a point-guard, 1.90 mt. tall, 21 years old, coming from Omegna. COACH BANCHI’S OPINION – [...]

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Tuesday 6 August 2013
Olimpia: here is CJ Wallace!
Olimpia: here is CJ Wallace!

Pallacanestro Olimpia EA7 – Emporio Armani Milano agreed on a two-year contract with C.J. Wallace, power forward-center, 2.06 mt. tall, born in Atlanta in December 31, 1982, holder of a [...]

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Tuesday 6 August 2013
Hall of Fame 26: Joe Barry Carroll

Joe Barry Carroll’s arrival in Milano was the product of lucky circumstances. The number 1 pick of the number1980 NBA draft, he was part of an historic trade, when Robert Parish and the number [...]

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Monday 5 August 2013
Another International in Olimpia: Angelo Gigli
Another International in Olimpia: Angelo Gigli

Pallacanestro Olimpia EA7- Emporio Armani Milano agreed on terms with Angelo Gigli, a power forward-center, 2.09 mt tall, 30 years old, coming from Virtus Bologna, where he played 29 games during [...]

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Monday 5 August 2013
Hall of Fame 25: Roberto Premier

His nickname was the Ariete because, yes, he was a guard but his weight clocked often over 100 kg and he drove head-first, fearless. But Roberto Premier, born in Spresiano in the January of 1958, [...]

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Sunday 4 August 2013
Hall of Fame 24: Dino Meneghin
Hall of Fame 24: Dino Meneghin

Dino Meneghin closed his legendary career between Trieste and the return to Milano because he was a miracle of longevity, and still his true career was the one that in the 70s had him as the [...]

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Saturday 3 August 2013
Hall of Fame 23: John Gianelli
Hall of Fame 23: John Gianelli

During the 1980 summer, Billy, looking for the right combination to win the championship, tried to hit a home-run by bringing in Milano the number 3 player from the NBA draft, Kevin McHale. [...]

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Friday 2 August 2013
Hall of Fame 22: Mike D’Antoni
Hall of Fame 22: Mike D’Antoni

Mike D’Antoni has been the greatest point-guard in the Italian basketball history and also the first non-Italian captain in Olimpia (although he later became Italian not just for origin and [...]

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Thursday 1 August 2013
Hall of Fame 21: Dan Peterson
Hall of Fame 21: Dan Peterson

The year was 1978.   Olimpia had just survived the biggest crisis in its history:   relegation to A-2 at the end of the 1975-76 season, thus playing in A-2 in 1976-77.   Then, in 1977-78, the [...]

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Tuesday 30 July 2013
Olimpia and Leon Radosevic part ways

Pallacanestro Olimpia EA7 – Emporio Armani Milano and Leon Radosevic decided to part ways. The club is thanking Radosevic for the period spent together and wishes him to have a good luck [...]

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Tuesday 30 July 2013
Bill Bradley: “My three lessons from Coach Rubini”
Bill Bradley: “My three lessons from Coach Rubini”

For the third and final part of our Bill Bradley’s special for his 70th birthday, we have what he had to say to our Arthur Kenney about his workout sessions in Palalido and the three main [...]

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Monday 29 July 2013
Olimpia, two years with David Moss!
Olimpia, two years with David Moss!

Pallacanestro Olimpia EA7 Emporio Armani Milano agreed on terms with David Jerard Moss, coming from Mens Sana Siena. A small forward, 1.96 mt. tall, Moss has played in Italy for the last six [...]

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Monday 29 July 2013
Hall of Fame 20: Bill Bradley
Hall of Fame 20: Bill Bradley

For the second installment of our great Bill Bradley interview with Arthur Kenney, for the upcoming book INDIMENTICABILE: Cesare Rubini, un guerriero dello sport, the former U.S. Senator speaks [...]

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Sunday 28 July 2013
Happy 70 Senator Bradley!
Happy 70 Senator Bradley!

Bill Bradley our former team-member turns 70. He was born in Crystal City, Missouri, in 1943 and from that little town in the midwest of the United States he took off toward a great and [...]

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Saturday 27 July 2013
Olimpia is Welcoming MarQuez Haynes
Olimpia is Welcoming MarQuez Haynes

Pallacanestro Olimpia EA7-Emporio Armani Milano agreed on terms with the guard MarQuez Haynes, coming from the Artland Dragons of the German League, who also played the last Las Vegas NBA’s [...]

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Saturday 27 July 2013
Hall of Fame 19: Vittorio Gallinari

Vittorio Gallinari is one of the guys from the class born in 1958, like the Boselli twins for example. He wasn’t particularly talented and probably he didn’t have a specific position to fill [...]

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Friday 26 July 2013
From Bahia Blanca to Milano: Bruno Cerella
From Bahia Blanca to Milano: Bruno Cerella

Pallacanestro Olimpia EA7 – Emporio Armani Milano agreed on terms with Bruno Cerella, 27, 1.94 meters tall, 93 kg, an Argentinian with an Italian passport, coming from Cimberio Varese. [...]

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Friday 26 July 2013
Hall of Fame 18: Arthur Kenney
Hall of Fame 18: Arthur Kenney

Arthur Kenney was known as the Great Red. But everybody called him simply Arturo and in the Seventies he became symbol of the warrior mentality of Olimpia Milano, contributing to one Italian [...]

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Thursday 25 July 2013
The Man in the Middle: Samardo Samuels
The Man in the Middle: Samardo Samuels

Pallacanestro Olimpia EA7-Emporio Armani Milano agreed on terms with Samardo Samuels, a 2.08 center coming from Hapoel Jerusalem where he played for two months after spending three seasons with [...]

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Thursday 25 July 2013
Hall of Fame 17: Vittorio Ferracini

280 appearances, 2746 points scored. Almost 10 points per game for a player, Vittorio Ferracini, Toio for everybody. Born in Pordenone but raised basketball-wise in Milano, never known for his [...]

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Wednesday 24 July 2013
Gentile and Melli looking forward to Slovenija 2013
Gentile and Melli looking forward to Slovenija 2013

Alessandro Gentile and Nicolò Melli started today the training camp with the National Team before the European Championships scheduled to take place in Slovenjia next September. Today was media [...]

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Wednesday 24 July 2013
Hall of Fame 16: Franco Casalini

He was 19 where he began to coach. Franco Casalini was hired by the Social Osa, one of the most respected minor club in Milano, and he did well enough to be called up by Simmenthal. Casalini [...]

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Tuesday 23 July 2013
Hall of Fame 15: Renzo Bariviera

Renzo Bariviera is a Veneto’s native, but basketball-wise he’s an original Olimpia Milano’s product. He came to Milano very young from Padova, he contributed to a lot of great [...]

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Monday 22 July 2013
Hall of Fame 14: Pino Brumatti
Hall of Fame 14: Pino Brumatti

Sandro Gamba discovered Pino Brumatti in Gorizia. The young gunner, who eventually developed a terrific jump shot, stopping on a dime, was nervous, didn’t play well and convinced Olimpia’s [...]

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Sunday 21 July 2013
Hall of Fame 13: Skip Thoren

Ita was a different era. Duane Thoren, Skip for everybody, arrived in Milano in the summer of 1965, he won the Italian league and the Champions’ Cup, he was the Simmenthal’s American [...]

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Saturday 20 July 2013
Hall of Fame 12: Giulio Iellini

Giulio Iellini, a Trieste native like many superstars on the Simmenthal era, was born in 19547 and still was able to play and win the first club’s European title in 1966, as the very young sub [...]

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Friday 19 July 2013
Hall of Fame 11: Massimo Masini

Massimo Masini has been one of the greatest Italian centers ever, a player more elegant than tough, not the classic physical banger but a very smart, skilled player, beautiful to watch, with good [...]

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Thursday 18 July 2013
Hall of Fame 10: Nane Vianello

Born in 1938 in Venezia, a small forward of 1.90, they say Vianello was one of the first Italian player to use a style years ahead his time. A perimeter guy, very athletic and a great scorer, he [...]

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Wednesday 17 July 2013
Hall of Fame 9: Paolo Vittori

A Gorizia native, great scorer, and twice the Italian league leading scorer, Paolo Vittori was a very skilled small forward more than a fighter. In the Sixties, he was a star, playing in three [...]

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Tuesday 16 July 2013
Hall of Fame 8: Sandro Riminucci

Sandro Riminucci is the unofficial record-holder for most points scored in a series A game. According to the official record book, Carlton Myers is the holder because one day he scored 87 points. [...]

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Monday 15 July 2013
Hall of Fame 7: Gianfranco Pieri
Hall of Fame 7: Gianfranco Pieri

Gianfranco Pieri, born on February 6th in 1937, has been of the great Olimpia stars coming from the talent hotbed of Trieste. He was probably the first great modern point-guard in the history of [...]

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Sunday 14 July 2013
Hall of Fame 6: Sandro Gamba
Hall of Fame 6: Sandro Gamba

Sandro Gamba began to play basketball in 1945, when he was 13 (he was born on June 3rd, 1932). On April 25th he was hit by a machine gun while Italy was about to reclaim its independence. [...]

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Saturday 13 July 2013
Hall of Fame 5: Romeo Romanutti

Born in Split, raised in Trieste, Romeo Romanutti has been one of the many “triestini” who made Olimpia’s history. In 1949/50 he became the Italian league leading scorer playing for Lega [...]

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Friday 12 July 2013
Hall of Fame 4: Sergio Stefanini

In his own way Sergio Stefanini has been an historical player for Italian baseball beyond what he did with the National team and in the domestic competition. During the decades linking the [...]

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Thursday 11 July 2013
Olimpia All-Time By Facebook

Olimpia Milano’s Facebook Fans, registered on the official FB page (more than 17.000), have chosen the All-Time Starting Line-up for our team, expressing their preference position by [...]

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Thursday 11 July 2013
Hall of Fame 3: Ricky Pagani

Everybody called him Ricky. Enrico Pagani was the Simmenthal captain and also some sort of symbol outside the lines: beautiful, with Asian eyes, the product of being born from a Russian mother in [...]

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Wednesday 10 July 2013
Hall of Fame 2: Cesare Rubini
Hall of Fame 2: Cesare Rubini

Cesare Rubini, The Prince. Enough said. He hasn’t been just the Great Olimpia Milano’s legend; he has been a lot more. Rubini has been the greatest athlete ever if we can mix two [...]

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Tuesday 9 July 2013
Hall of Fame 1: Adolfo Bogoncelli
Hall of Fame 1: Adolfo Bogoncelli

Here we start presenting the members of the Olimpia’s Hall of Fame. The first one is obviously Adolfo Bogoncelli (Sandro Riminucci is in the picture with him). Adolfo Bogoncelli, the Bogos, [...]

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Tuesday 9 July 2013
Hall of Fame 2: Cesare Rubini

Cesare Rubini, The Prince. Enough said. He hasn’t been just the Great Olimpia Milano’s legend, he has been a lot more. Rubini has been the greatest athlete ever if we can mix two [...]

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Tuesday 9 July 2013
Olimpia’s Hall of Fame: here we go!
Olimpia’s Hall of Fame: here we go!

Five World Hall of Famers  in Springfield, right where basketball was born at the end of the 800s. And it’s just a statistic, because in fact Olimpia wrote many pages of basketball [...]

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Friday 5 July 2013
Euroleague Schedule: Olimpia will start in Istanbul
Euroleague Schedule: Olimpia will start in Istanbul

EA7 Emporio Armani Milanowill make its debut in the Euroleague in Istanbul, against the very same team it faced last year but on the opposite court: the Anadolu Efes. The first regular season [...]

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Thursday 4 July 2013
Banchi after the draw: “Top16: we want them!”
Banchi after the draw: “Top16: we want them!”

Real Madrid, Anadolu Efes, Zalgiris Kaunas, Brose Bamberg and Strasbourg are the first EA7 Emporio Armani Olimpia Milano’s opponents in the 2013/14 Euroleague. Olimpia will play again [...]

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Thursday 4 July 2013
BREAKING NEWS: the 2014 Final Four in Milano
BREAKING NEWS: the 2014 Final Four in Milano

The 2014 Euroleague’s Final Four will be held in Milano, at the Forum, from 16 to 18 of May. The Milano’s responsible for the sports, Chiara Bisconti, was in Barcelona beside Jordi [...]

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Thursday 4 July 2013
Luca Banchi: the very first day
Luca Banchi: the very first day

Luca Banchi is here and debuted as the new Olimpia Milano’s head coach, not on the court (“But I can’t wait to start”) but for the introductory press conference beside [...]

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Thursday 4 July 2013
President Proli: “Banchi, the Lido and the Forum”
President Proli: “Banchi, the Lido and the Forum”

Olimpia Milano’s President Livio Proli spoke to the media during the new coach Luca Banchi’s press conference. Here what he had to say. “We’re coming from an early [...]

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Thursday 4 July 2013
Luca Banchi: the press conference

From the President Proli’s introduction speech to Luca Banchi’s answers, here we have the video of the press conference held in Milano to introduce Olimpia Milano’s new head coach.

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Tuesday 2 July 2013
Olimpia will be included in NBA2K14
Olimpia will be included in NBA2K14

2K Sports and Euroleague Basketball announced today an exclusive multi-year global partnership that will see top teams from the Turkish Airlines Euroleague introduced into NBA 2K14, the next [...]

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Monday 1 July 2013
Luca Banchi is Olimpia’s new coach

Luca Banchi has been appointed Olimpia’s head coach the first of July in 2013. He’s the head coach number 20 in the history of the club and also the first to be named immediately [...]

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Friday 31 May 2013
The Arthur Kenney first person-diary
The Arthur Kenney first person-diary

I have just returned from an incredible trip where my club, Olimpia Milano, retired my number 18. Thought I am still reeling from the wonderful and countless events, I wanted to begin to [...]

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Tuesday 28 May 2013
The great Rubini in the FIBA Hall of Fame

Cesare Rubini, Mister Olimpia, one of the All-Time greatest sportsmen, who has been linked to our club, first as a player and then as a coach, received another great honor: it has been named into [...]

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Sunday 19 May 2013
EA7-Siena Game 5: the video

From Ioannis Bourousis scoring the first seven points to the end, all the best moments from the EA7 win over Siena in game 5 are here. Enjoy

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Monday 13 May 2013
All-Access Olimpia: The Bremer Show

The Forum getting crazy, Malik Hairston making three consecutive under pressure free throws and finally the back-to-back threes by JR Bremer and his winning shot. Enjoy the exclusive video

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Monday 13 May 2013
EA7-Siena Game 2: the video

From the early Alessandro Gentile’s points to the JR Bremer heroism at the end. Here we have the highlights from the big Olimpia’s win over Siena in Game 2.

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Sunday 12 May 2013
Bremer: the winning shot

Bobby Brown ties up the score at 79, but JR Bremer run the floor and hit the winning jumper from the right corner. Here we have the video

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Saturday 11 May 2013
EA7-Siena Game 1: the video

Here we have all the best moments from the EA7 win over Siena in Game 1 of the playoffs quarterfinals.

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Friday 10 May 2013
Kenney Is Back: The Historical Video

Here we have the official video of the Arthur Kenney Celebration Night, scheduled for tonight at the Olimpia’s game against Siena.

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Tuesday 30 April 2013
Look at Fotsis shooting preparation

Last Sunday in Desio, Antonis Fotsis made an incredible three-point shot basically nine meters away from the basket (watch the highlights on this very same website). Fotsis shooting ability has [...]

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Monday 29 April 2013
Cantù-EA7: the video

Alessandro Gentile show in the first quarter, Pops Mensah-Bonsu’s dunks, the nine-meter bomb by Antonis Fotsis, Keith Langford’s big plays in the second half right through the final [...]

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Monday 29 April 2013
Gentile’s Big Night in Cantù
Gentile’s Big Night in Cantù

Alessandro Gentile set a personal best for most points scored in a quarter by exploding for 16 in Cantù during the first period. He also tied the season team record held by Ioannis Bourousis, [...]

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Wednesday 24 April 2013
Regular Season Highlights: Alessandro Gentile

Alessandro Gentile set his new personal best in Serie A, scoring 24 points, he had a 8-game streak scoring in double digit, he was able to expand his role in the rotation, including a starting [...]

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Tuesday 23 April 2013
The regular season highlights: Keith Langford

With two games to go in the regular season, it’s already possible to produce a video with the most spectacular plays made by Keith Langford, Olimpia’s top-scorer, seven times over 20 [...]

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Monday 22 April 2013
EA7-Biella: the video

The first three by Alessandro Gentile and then all the highlights from the 85-67 Olimpia’s win over Biella in the last Italian League weekend

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Monday 8 April 2013
EA7-Pesaro: the video

Here we have the highlights of the Saturday’s huge win by EA7 Emporio Armani Milano against Pesaro, including the first basket made by Andrea Merlati in the Italian top league. Enjoy the [...]

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Friday 5 April 2013
President Proli: “Stay strong Danilo!”
President Proli: “Stay strong Danilo!”

Pallacanestro Olimpia EA7 – Emporio Armani Milano’s President, Livio Proli made this statement about Danilo Gallinari’s injury last night during the NBA game between the Denver [...]

Tuesday 2 April 2013
Sassari-EA7: the video

Here we heave the highlights regarding the big win of EA7 in Sassari where it’s unbeaten in seven trips. It was also the tenth road win of the season, the best record in the league ahead of [...]

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Saturday 30 March 2013
Scariolo: “Passing and defending, we’re beautiful”
Scariolo: “Passing and defending, we’re beautiful”

Coach Sergio Scariolo after the big win in Sassari: “We’re staisfied, it’s been a great game, against a great team and a great crowd. We approached the game correctly, with [...]

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Monday 18 March 2013
Technogym-Olimpia: the video

The official video of the night in Milano when Technogym and Olimpia celebrated their partnership. Enjoy!

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Sunday 17 March 2013
Coach Scariolo: “Too nervous against Cremona”

Here we have Coach Sergio Scariolo statements regarding the loss at home to Cremona in the video of the official press conference.

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Monday 11 March 2013
Scariolo “We won by playing small”
Scariolo “We won by playing small”

Coach Sergio Scariolo commented the EA7 win in Venezia: “We had two difficult stretches, one was completely my fault early in the third when I decided to keep Bourousis on the court and [...]

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Monday 11 March 2013
Venezia-EA7: the video

Here we have the video containing all the Olimpia’s highlights in the big ninth road win of the season in Venezia. Enjoy!

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Monday 11 March 2013
Gentile first ever back-to-back “over 20″
Gentile first ever back-to-back “over 20″

The Venezia’s game was the first one this season Malik Hairston was unable to play in. Malik is scoring 13.2 points per game, the team’s best scorer and also the most used with 30.2 [...]

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Tuesday 5 March 2013
Nicolò Melli: the Big Three

Marques Green passes the ball in the right corner. Malik Hairston drives along the baseline and then kicks the ball out to Nicolò Melli, in the left corner. He launches the big shot and after [...]

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Monday 4 March 2013
EA7-Siena: the video

Here we have the video with all the best moments from the EA7 Emporio Armani-Montepaschi Siena game. From the opening drive by Alessandro Gentile to the big corner three by Nicolò Melli. Enjoy!

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Monday 4 March 2013
Scariolo: “But we need more good games”

Sergio Scariolo during the official post-game press conference after the Siena’s game: “It’s been a game filled with a lot of tension, I think it’s clear we had a great [...]

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Monday 18 February 2013
Roma-EA7: the video

The big win in Roma explained by the video highlights starting from Alessandro Gentile’s opnening basket through the Antonis Fotsis’ big three at the end. Enjoy

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Monday 18 February 2013
Fotsis skips from 15th to 5th in 3-point shooting
Fotsis skips from 15th to 5th in 3-point shooting

After going 5/5 in Roma, Antonis Fotsis jumped from the 15th to the 5th position in the three-point shooting percentage standing led by Reggio Emilia’s Michele Antonutti, the only one over [...]

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Monday 18 February 2013
Roma-EA7: the photogallery
Roma-EA7: the photogallery

Here some pics about the great EA7 Emporio Armani’s win in Roma.

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Monday 4 February 2013
EA7-Avellino: the video highlights

Here’s the video containing the best moments of EA7 Emporio Armani’s win over Avellino with a huge 51-points victory margin, the biggest in the league so far. Olimpia also scored 108 [...]

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Monday 28 January 2013
EA7-Bologna: the video

From Marques Green face-the-basket-three to the convincing 91-68 triumph who was also the third win in a row for EA7 Emporio Armani Milano, all the game’s highlights

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Monday 28 January 2013
Thanks Mason from Malik
Thanks Mason from Malik

Yesterday Olimpia’s captain, Malik Hairston had the honor to deliver on the organization’s behalf a plaque celebrating his four years spent in Milano to Mason Rocca, just before his [...]

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Monday 21 January 2013
New roster, new pic
New roster, new pic

Here the new official team picture after the roster corrections.

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Monday 21 January 2013
Caserta-EA7: the highlights video

Here we have the highlights video of the seventh straight road win by Olimpia Milano in Caserta

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Thursday 17 January 2013
Radosevic: “It’s great to be back”
Radosevic: “It’s great to be back”

Leon Radosevic is in Milano and practiced with his “new” Olimpia’s teammates. “Great to be in the same gym, seeing many of the same faces in the locker room. I’m [...]

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Wednesday 16 January 2013
Number 43 is back: Leon Radosevic
Number 43 is back: Leon Radosevic

Pallacanestro Olimpia EA7 Emporio Armani Milano has agreed to bring back immediately Leon Radosevic, 23, 2.09. Radosevic will be available to coach Sergio Scariolo in the next few days, in time [...]

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Friday 4 January 2013
Renzo Bariviera: the video tribute

This is the video tribute for Renzo Bariviera, who’ll celebrated on Sunday before the Cantù game. The video includes the historical hook shot he used to beat the United States at the 1970 [...]

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Thursday 3 January 2013
Olimpia: good luck Stipcevic
Olimpia: good luck Stipcevic

Today, Pallacanestro Olimpia EA7-Emporio Armani Milano made a mutual agreement with the player Rok Stipcevic. Both parts decided to move ahead separately. Olimpia Milano wants to thank Stipcevic [...]

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Tuesday 1 January 2013
Biella-EA7: the highlights

Here we have the highlights regarding the game EA7 Emporio Milano won in Biella after two overtimes on December 30th.

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Monday 31 December 2012
Keith Langford’s consistency
Keith Langford’s consistency

Keith Langford scored 27 points in Biella, his second best scoring performance after the 30 he scored in Montegranaro. It’s been his third game in which he scored 20 or more. He scored 23 [...]

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Monday 31 December 2012
Breaking down Gentile’s career-high
Breaking down Gentile’s career-high

Alessandro Gentile set in Biella his new personal best in a single-game in the Italian League, by scoring 24 points. His previous career-high was set when he was playing for Treviso and he scored [...]

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Monday 31 December 2012
Keith Langford, the free-throws magician
Keith Langford, the free-throws magician

After Biella’s game, Keith Langford is 44/46 from the line, 95.7%. Langford made his first 19 free throws of the season. In Cremona, he missed his first foul shot and right there he started [...]

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Monday 31 December 2012
The road winning-streak reaches 5
The road winning-streak reaches 5

In Biella, Olimpia won (99-96 after two overtimes) the fifth consecutive road game. The streak began in Siena, and then continued in Cremona, Montegranaro, Pesaro and Biella. The road record is [...]

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Monday 24 December 2012
“Al Ritmo dello Spirito” breath-taking exhibition
“Al Ritmo dello Spirito” breath-taking exhibition

Very much appreciated the Half-Time show of EA7 Emporio Armani-Cimberio thanks to the exhibition of “Al Ritmo dello Spirito”, the gospel choir performing the memorable “Oh Happy [...]

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Monday 24 December 2012
The banners in the great Forum
The banners in the great Forum

The banner exhibition in the Forum didn’t bring enough good luck to win the game against Varese but still the banners were a good sight for everybody.

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Thursday 20 December 2012
Olimpia will exhibit its history
Olimpia will exhibit its history

Olimpia Milano will exhibit its history, the one beginning with a “scudetto” in 1936, the very same year the club was founded according to an idea of the visionary president Mr. [...]

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Wednesday 19 December 2012
JR Bremer is officially back!
JR Bremer is officially back!

He’s back! JR Bremer arrived in Milano last night and in a few hours will be involved in the first practice with his new, old, teammates. After the brief experience in Fenerbahce, Bremer [...]

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Saturday 15 December 2012
Bourousis, the Dunk of the week

Ioannis Bourousis finished his Euroleague season in the first place in the index rating and was also the author of the official “Dunk of the Week”. Here is the video

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Saturday 15 December 2012
Out in Piraeus on the last shot

In a roller-coaster of emotions and after many missed free throws from both sides, Olympiacos takes the win over EA7. It’s the third consecutive loss by less than a basket. It’s a pian-free [...]

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Thursday 13 December 2012
Scariolo and Stipcevic from Athens
Scariolo and Stipcevic from Athens

Sergio Scariolo upon arriving in Athens for the last regular season game in the Euroleague at Piraeus: “We’re going to play in Athens against the defending champions, a team which in [...]

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Wednesday 12 December 2012
Ioannis Bourousis clarification

Today several websites reported some excerpts of an interview made by OTE Tv to Ioannis Bourousis. The player and the organization Olimpia EA7-Emporio Armani Milano want to clarify that the same [...]

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Tuesday 11 December 2012
Keith Langford: the WINNING BASKET

Taking Andrea Crosariol one on one, a series of fakes and finally the winning lay-up, avoiding the block (Crosariol ha three blocks for the night) and Keith Langford became the hero of the night [...]

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Sunday 9 December 2012
Special Olympics, One Team, Olimpia: the video

Here is the video regarding Friday night’s ceremony about the partnership between Special Olympics, the Euroleague’s One Team program (Olimpia is one of the founding clubs) and EA7 [...]

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Friday 30 November 2012
A painful loss in Vitoria: 62-64
A painful loss in Vitoria: 62-64

It’s not enough to lead for 39 minutes and 56 seconds, the end is painful anyway. Basile’s last shot from the corner doesn’t go in. EA7 loses in Vitoria an incredible game, a [...]

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Friday 30 November 2012
Painful loss in Vitoria: 62-64

It’s not enough to lead for 39 minutes and 56 seconds, the end is painful anyway. Basile’s last shot from the corner doesn’t go in. EA7 loses in Vitoria an incredible game, a [...]

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Wednesday 28 November 2012
Coach Scariolo: “Why I’m leaving the Spanish National team”
Coach Scariolo: “Why I’m leaving the Spanish National team”

Coach Sergio Scariolo met the Spanish media in Madrid this late afternoon and made the following statement: “The day after the Olympic final I met the Spanish Federation Presidente Mr. Saez [...]

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Wednesday 28 November 2012
Langford: “Biggest game of the season so far”
Langford: “Biggest game of the season so far”

Coach Sergio Scariolo before leaving for Vitoria: “We’re going to play against a team with a roster worth of the highest European level, after getting back all the players. They are [...]

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Monday 26 November 2012
Langford’s 30 points: a rare gem in Olimpia’s history
Langford’s 30 points: a rare gem in Olimpia’s history

Keith Langford in Ancona set his new personal best in the Italian League by scoring 30 points. It was also the best scoring performance of the week in Italy and for the entire EA7 Emporio Armani [...]

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Monday 26 November 2012
Sutor-EA7: the video

Here is the video regarding the highlights of the EA7 Emporio Armani win in Ancona with the 30-point effort by Keith Langford

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Monday 26 November 2012
Terrific Langford (30): 82-76 in Ancona
Terrific Langford (30): 82-76 in Ancona

Three complicated periods, then the defense changed pace and a fourth explosive period offensively ensued. The Italian Keith Langford career-high (30, the previous was 27 in 19 May 2009, when he [...]

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Friday 23 November 2012
Malik Hairston memorable block

Here is the video picked by the Euroleague as the best block of the night. It’s Malik Hairston impressive block on Cedevita’s center Miro Bilan. Impressive!

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Friday 23 November 2012
EA7-Cedevita: the video

The first free-throws and Antonis Fotsis the season-high. The third Euroleague win of the season, the second against Cedevita. The 18th game in double digits for Keith Langford in the last 19 [...]

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Friday 23 November 2012
EA7 impressive in the second half: 75-60
EA7 impressive in the second half: 75-60

In the second half, it got away, won and got closer to the Top 16, EA7 against Cedevita Zagreb, the team coming from two wins and a two-point loss in Piraeus. A streak of four consecutive [...]

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Wednesday 21 November 2012
Langford’s return in Cremona

Here the press conference that Keith Langford held in Cremona after his return to the city where his professional European career started.

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Tuesday 20 November 2012
EA7 back on track: 78-59
EA7 back on track: 78-59

Cheers for Keith Langford, a former local star, second win in a row on the road for EA7 in Cremona. After Siena, Olimpia confirms itself and get back on track, now riding a 50% record waiting for [...]

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Saturday 17 November 2012
Scariolo: “We learned a lesson in th first half”

Coach Sergio Scariolo talked with the media at the end of the Istanbul game: “We played a good fist half when we understood we can play defense with intensity and efficiently: now we have [...]

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Saturday 17 November 2012
A great first half is not enough for EA7: 71-77
A great first half is not enough for EA7: 71-77

Playing in less than ideal circumstances because of Ioannis Bourousis’ absence, Keith Langford’s flu syntoms and the loss of Alessandro Gentile (right ankle: today more tests, but it [...]

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Friday 16 November 2012
The Keith Langford’s blog: “I’m a believer”
The Keith Langford’s blog: “I’m a believer”

This is the Keith Langford’s blog on Euroleague website (www.euroleague.net). The second phase of the regular season is upon us and it seems as if so much has happened since my first blog. [...]

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Wednesday 14 November 2012
Scariolo ad Hairston talk about Istanbul
Scariolo ad Hairston talk about Istanbul

Sergio Scariolo before moving to Istanbul to play Efes: “We start the second leg of the Euroleague with a very tough game in Istanbul. We’re aware that, from this point on, every game [...]

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Friday 9 November 2012
Olympiacos stopped Olimpia: 71-84
Olympiacos stopped Olimpia: 71-84

The assault to the European Champions of Olympiacos is fruitless: Olimpia chased basically during all game but never found the rhytm to control the tempo, penalized also by a dramatic foul [...]

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Tuesday 6 November 2012
EA7 revenge in Siena: 71-66
EA7 revenge in Siena: 71-66

EA7 is back! Building over the encouraging game in Kaunas, it won as a team in Siena, with five players scoring in double figure, allowing only 66 points and didn’t have to rely on a [...]

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Tuesday 6 November 2012
The win in Siena: the video

Here we have the video concerning the highlights of the big EA7 win in Siena last night, the first on that court in the last nine years and 18 games. Enjoy!

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Sunday 4 November 2012
Bourousis showcased on Euroleague.tv

Ioannis Bourousis, because of his great first month of the season, has been interviewed and profiled by Euroleague.tv. The story, starting after 12.45 minutes, is about his efficiency this year, [...]

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Friday 2 November 2012
Gentile: “Me, Milano, the National Team and everything else”
Gentile: “Me, Milano, the National Team and everything else”

Alessandro  Gentile has been interview by the official Fiba world website (www.fiba.com). Here what he said. FIBA.com: What was it like playing against an NBA team and leading NBA players? [...]

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Friday 2 November 2012
Zalgiris-EA7: the highlights

Here we have the highlights from the shootout between Zalgiris and EA7 Emporio Armani in Kaunas.

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Friday 2 November 2012
It’a a great EA7 in Kaunas but it’s unlucky: 87-92
It’a a great EA7 in Kaunas but it’s unlucky: 87-92

EA7 play a great game before 15.000 people in a very hot atmosphere but its’ a little unlucky: it leades for the entire first half, playing high-level basketball, then it suffers because a [...]

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Wednesday 31 October 2012
Scariolo and Langford: “In Kaunas against the best”
Scariolo and Langford: “In Kaunas against the best”

Coach Sergio Scariolo talked the day before the game EA7 Emporio Armani is scheduled to play in Kaunas against the so far unbeaten Zalgiris team: “We want to step on the court knowing [...]

Monday 29 October 2012
Scariolo analyzes Reggio Emilia’s loss

Here’s the video of coach Sergio Scariolo’s press conference after the loss against Reggio Emilia

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Monday 29 October 2012
EA7 doesn’t get back on track: 68-76
EA7 doesn’t get back on track: 68-76

EA7 is slipping on a nightmare night, it doesn’t get supported by three-point shooting (4/31), is unable to control Reggio Emilia’s early get away, tries to comeback but it’s [...]

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Friday 26 October 2012
Scariolo: “We must work on defense”

Coach Sergio Scariolo talked after the EA7 first loss of the season: “We had the right approach, we got both Oleson and Lampe in foul troubles, which was our goal. We controlled the game [...]

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Friday 26 October 2012
Bourousis, the show goes on
Bourousis, the show goes on

Gianluca Basile’s Euroleague streak with at least one three-pointer made has been broken against Caja Laboral. Basile missed his only attempt… Omar Cook surpassed 400 assists for his [...]

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Friday 26 October 2012
EA7 run is stopped by Caja Laboral: 85-95
EA7 run is stopped by Caja Laboral: 85-95

The five-game winning streak in Euroleague has been broken by Caja Laboral. The Spanish team lost Andres Nocioni during the game but had a big game by Nemanja Bjelica and Fernando San Emeterio [...]

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Wednesday 24 October 2012
Scariolo: “Caja Laboral is going to be tough”
Scariolo: “Caja Laboral is going to be tough”

Sergio Scariolo talked about the Euroleague game against Caja Laboral scheduled for tomorrow: “Caja Laboral is probably the toughest opponent to play on our own court. They’re rich in [...]

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Tuesday 23 October 2012
Scariolo: “We had three good quarters”

Coach Scariolo is talking after the win over Roma 87-82

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Tuesday 23 October 2012
EA7 is retaking control in a 87-82 win over Roma
EA7 is retaking control in a 87-82 win over Roma

EA7 controlled all the game, the margin grew uo to 13 points in the third but commits the mistake of not closing out Roma so during the closing minutes it struggles a little bit. Olimpia stayed a [...]

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Sunday 21 October 2012
Scariolo: “Against Roma to rally in the standing”

Sergio Scariolo spoke before the Roma’s game scheduled for Monday night. “The standing place, their athleticism and the quality of their basketball skills showed so far in the League [...]

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Sunday 21 October 2012
Cook: “We won by defending well”
Cook: “We won by defending well”

Omar Cook is the man of the day in Zagreb, not just because he made five threes and had six assists, he also scored and made play after play in the clutch minutes. “We forgot about [...]

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Sunday 21 October 2012
Cedevita-EA7 by numbers
Cedevita-EA7 by numbers

Omar Cook was four threes far from scoring 100 for his career. After making 5, his total is 101… Olimpia is 26/50 from three in the Euroleague… Gianluca Basile after making a three [...]

Sunday 21 October 2012
Flying in Zagreb: 83-71
Flying in Zagreb: 83-71

EA7 won also its second Euroleague game, prevailing in Zagreb after controlling the game basically for the entire 40 minutes with only some quick exceptions. The game was dominated in the fourth [...]

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Wednesday 17 October 2012
Stipcevic: “My return to Croatia”
Stipcevic: “My return to Croatia”

Rok Stipcevic is the only Croatian player playing for Emporio Armani Milano. The Zagreb game on Friday is gonna be a special one, because he returns home and it’s also his first time [...]

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Wednesday 17 October 2012
Scariolo: “In Zagreb to stay humble and ambitious”
Scariolo: “In Zagreb to stay humble and ambitious”

Coach Scariolo before the game in Zagreb on Friday: “We started the Euroleague season very well with a convincing win over Anadolu Efes, but we need to realize that in a very competitive [...]

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Tuesday 16 October 2012
Scariolo: “We have to forget this bad night”

Sergio Scariolo talked after the loss in Avellino:  “We need to congratulate Avellino, coach Giorgio Valli and their fans: great game, well preparaed, they played with a lot of energy, [...]

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Tuesday 16 October 2012
A bad night in Avellino: 58-80
A bad night in Avellino: 58-80

Three days after the big debut in the Euroleague, EA7 goes back to the ground and lose in Avellino. Sidigas has more energy, they run the floor, defend, attack the boards, block shots and produce [...]

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Saturday 13 October 2012
Celebrating coach Peterson and Casalini

This is the brief video of Olimpia’s celebration of the two coaches who won the Euroleague championship with the team in 1987 and 1988, Dan Peterson and Franco Casalini

Saturday 13 October 2012
Show by Bourousis and Olimpia: 80-75
Show by Bourousis and Olimpia: 80-75

Ioannis Bourousis plays a sensational game, he attacks his career-high, six year old, when he still played for AEk Athens and scored 26 against Benetton Treviso. EA7 starts beuatifully its big [...]

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Saturday 13 October 2012
Scariolo: “We made huge strides in chemistry”

Coach Sergio Scariolo after the big win against Efes: “What we thought was true: we knew a big game was necessary in order to beat this kind of opponent. From a charcater standpoint, in [...]

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Saturday 13 October 2012
Notes: Malik sets his assists record
Notes: Malik sets his assists record

Keith Langford has now scored in double figure in 12 of his last 13 Euroleague games… Rok Stipcevic has made a three in each of his last seven Euroleague games… Gianluca Basile has [...]

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Saturday 13 October 2012
EA7-Efes: the official video

Here we have the official Euroleague video about EA7-Efes Istanbul

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Thursday 11 October 2012
Keith Langford: the blogger

Keith Langford is now a blogger for Euroleague.net. Here we reproduce his first post To fans and athletes alike, I appreciate anyone who takes the time to read this blog. I want to start by [...]

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Thursday 11 October 2012
Coach Scariolo: “We need to be ready from the start”
Coach Scariolo: “We need to be ready from the start”

Sergio Scariolo on EA7 Emporio Armani debut against Andolu Efes Istanbul: “We play a team traditionally very strong, with legitimate aspirations, a great roster of players including some guys [...]

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Tuesday 9 October 2012

Here you can download the 2012/13 EA7 Emporio Armani Olimpia Milano media guide for the Euroleague competition, starting on Friday October 12th in Milan.

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Monday 8 October 2012
A great night at the Forum
A great night at the Forum

The Forum was full, Olimpia kept up for an half and more against the Boston Celtics, in high-energy mode after losing in Istanbul and ready to use all their top players from the start to the [...]

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Monday 8 October 2012
Scariolo: “We’ve been good for 30 minutes”

Coach Sergio Scariolo at the end of the exhibition game against the Celtics: “For 30 minutes we kept up with them and we played well, I didn’t like the last 18 minutes although. I [...]