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    Della Valle

    Point Guard Born in Alba (Italy) on11/04/1993

    Amedeo Della Valle came to Milan during the 2018 summer from Pallacanestro Reggiana.
    2019/20 SEASON - He scored 15 points, a career-best during the win over Fenerbahce and then tied it up in the win over Kirolbet Vitoria and in the one over Valencia.
    2018/19 SEASON - He scored nine points helping Olimpia during its Supercup win over Turin in Brescia. He set his new personal best in the Italian league when he dished nine assists against Pesaro. He set his new personale best for rebounds in one game when he grabbed eight boards in Reggio Emilia.
    HIS CAREER - Born in Alba on 11 April 1993, 1.94, son of former player Carlo Della Valle, Amedeo grew up in the youth system of the Junior Casale Monferrato where he remained until 2011 when he moved to the United States to play for the Findlay Prep High School in Henderson, Nevada, close to Las Vegas. At Findlay he set the school record for most three-point field goals made in a season with 66. In 2012 he began attending Ohio State University where he remained for two years. After the 2014 NCAA Tournament, he returned to Italy to play in Reggio Emilia. With Reggiana he played for three and a half years, winning the 2014 Eurochallenge and the 2015 Super Cup, when he was named competition’s MVP. With Reggio Emilia he played two Italian league finals in 2015 and 2016. In the Italian league, he averaged 12.4 points per game in the 2015/16 season, 15.2 in the 2016/17 season and 14.6 in 2017/18. He played three Eurocup seasons for a total of 45 appearances with 14.2 points per game scored, while shooting 37.6% from three and 85.6% from the free-throw line.
    NOTES - Amedeo Della Valle played the 2015 European Championships and the 2019 World Cup with the National Team. With the Italian National Under 20 Team in 2013 he won European gold medal in Tallinn, Estonia, and was named MVP of the competition. In 2017/18 he scored 17.5 points on average in Eurocup and was named to the first All-Eurocup team. He finished second in index rating and points per game, first for fouls drawn, free throws made and attempted. He won also the free throws crown in Italy in 2017/18 converting 90.5% of his free throw attempts.

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  • #5



    Small Forward Born in Belgrado (Serbia) on16/04/1985

    Vladimir Micov came to Milan during the summer of 2017 coming from Galatasaray Istanbul. He's the All-time Olimpia's leading scorer in the EuroLeague, and the first for games played.
    2019/20 SEASON - He surpassed 400 assists for his EuroLeague career during the win over Fenerbahce. He surpassed 600 rebounds for his EuroLeague career during the win over FC Barcelona. During the game with Efes he passed the 2,000 points scored in his career. During the game against Berlin in Milan, he surpassed 300 threes made for his career. He had a sreak of 20 free throws made in a row. Meanwhile, he has become the first scorer ever in the EuroLeague of Olimpia surpassing 800 points. In Venezia, he made the winning three-pointer with 4 seconds left in the game. Against Cremona, he made the corner three to win the game with one second left in the game. He made the winning three-pointer with the time expiring in Valencia too.
    2018/19 SEASON - He scored 17 points in the Supercup final over Turin leading Milan to the win. He was named the Tournament MVP. During the EuroLeague season, he set his personal best for defensive rebounds in a game (7) in Tel Aviv. He averaged 13.9 points per game, a personal best, and finished 7th overall. He was also second for minutes played (939, 31.1 per game); he scored 418 points, the third best for an Olimpia player after Mike James (2018/19) and Keith Langford (2013/14). He also made 400 two-pointers for his career and grabbed 500 rebounds.
    2017/18 SEASON - Against Trento, he scored 28 points setting his new personal best that improved the 21 points he had while playing in Cantù against Sassari in 2012. He also set his new personal best in EuroLeague scoring 27 points against Valencia. In that game he had 34 of index rating, another personal best and the fourth most ever by an Olimpia player. During that game he also made seven threes, a personal best and the second most made by an Olimpia player behind Linas Kleiza's record of eight. Micov had at least one made three in 14 consecutive games. He helped the team in its Supercup and Italian league title.
    HIS CAREER - Born in Belgrade on April 16, 1985, Micov grew up with the Beopetrol Belgrade junior teams. During rhe early part of his career he played flr several teams: Nova Pazova, OKK Belgrade, Buducnost during two different periods winning two Montenegro titles, Partizan where he won a Serbian championship. In March 2009 when he was with Buducnost he was traded to Panionios Athens and finished the season there. He then moved to Spain in Vitoria but in March 2009 he left to sign for Cantù making his Italian league debut. He stayed in Cantù until the end of the 2011/12 season. He signed for CSKA Moscow after that and spent there two seasons winning one Russian championship, two VTB Leagues and making two trips to the EuroLeague Final Four (he averaged 7.7 points per game shooting 42.3% from three in his first season; he scored 7.6 points per game the following year, but he converted 48.8% of his threes). He also spent the last three season with Galatasaray Istanbul. He helped the team win the Eurocup and was names in the All-Eurocup first team (12.9 points per game, 42/48 from the line).
    NOTES – He won the gold at the 2001 Under 16 European championship with Serbia and the bronze at the 2005 Under 20… Three times he helped Buducnost winning the Montenegro Cup...

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  • #6



    Center Born in Perugia (Ita) on31/07/1990

    Paul Biligha, a 2.00 mt center, from Perugia, where he was born on May, 31, 1990, came to Milan during the month of July, 2019, from Venice.
    2019/20 SEASON - He had a four-block game in Tel Aviv that was the second highest single-game total for an Olimpia player. Only Gani Lawal had more with five in 2014 in Athens, vs Olympiacos.
    HIS CAREER - Paul Biligha started to play in Cameroon, where he lived from age eight to 16, and eventually in Florence, when his family returned in Italy. Then he was acquired by the UCC Casalpusterlengo and later he also played in Verolanuova, Crema, Pavia. In 2012, he moved to Avellino where he played two seasons in Serie A before moving to Ferentino in A2. From 2015 to 2017 he was in Cremona for two seasons (in the second he averaged 11.0 points and 5.2 rebounds per game) and then another two in Venice, winning the Fiba Europe Cup in 2018 and the Italian championship in 2019. He also played a European Under 20 Championship with the Italian national team in 2010 and a European Championship in 2017, in Israel and Turkey
    NOTES – Biligha’s parents are form Cameroon. During the 2017 European Championships he was coached by Ettore Messina. He made his National Team debut on July, 30, 2017 in Trento against Netherlands.

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  • #7



    Center Born in Klaipeda (Lithuania) on19/06/1993

    Arturas Gudaitis came to Milan during the month of September in 2017 coming from Lietuvos rytas Vilnius..
    2019/20 SEASON - In his return after a nine-month absence, he scored 17 point with 25 of PIR in the win over Fenerbahce. He went over 600 points scored and 400 rebounds grabbed in the Italian league.
    2018/19 SEASON - He was instrumental in helping Milan securing its third Supercup by scoring 17 points in the Final and conquering 21 rebounds in two games. Against Khimki he grabbed 13 rebounds setting his new EuroLeague career-best, a record that he improved by grabbing 17 boards against Gran Canaria, becoming the Olimpia record holder. In that game he set his new career highs in index rating (32), fouls drawn (10), free throws made (12), free throws attempted (14). In Athens, against Panathinaikos, he tied his scoring high with 20 points. He has a season-ending injury (ACL, knee) in Gran Canaria. He finished his EuroLeague season in 3rd place in rebounds (7.1) and offensive rebounds (3.3), 6th in blocked shots (1.00), 3rd for fouls drawn (4.8), first for free throws made (5.1) and 4th in the index rating (18.7).
    2017/18 SEASON - He started his Italian career with 17 points and 17 rebounds in Cremona. His index rating of 31 was the most for an Olimpia player in the first game of the season since Morris Finley had a 34 of index rating in 2009. Against Avellino he grabbed 20 rebounds, the most since 2000/01 when Stefano Rusconi conquered 21 boards against Imola. In Madrid he set the club's EuroLeague record for most two-pointers with no misses with 9. In Madrid he set his personal highs in points (20) and blocks (4). The 4 blocks are the second most by an Olimpia player during the EuroLeague behind Gani Lawal's 5 in 2014. He finished second in two-point and field goal percentage with 67.1 %. He was also the EuroLeague's second best rebounder with 6.31 behind James Augustine. He was also the seventh best offensive rebounder (2.41) and the fourth best shot-blocker (1.07). With 4.97 per game he was third for free throws attempted. In Moscow he made 11 free throws, two shy of the club's record set by Danilo Gallinari with 13 in 2011 (vs Maccabi). Against Panathinaikos he went 8 for 8 from the line. Only three Olimpia players have made more free throws in a single game with no misses in EuroLeague history (Luca Vitali is the record holder with 10). He grabbed six offensive boards against Panathinaikos tying Kaleb Tarczewski for fourth in the Olimpia's history. He grabbed a personal-best 11 rebounds against Barcelona, had eight games with no field goal misses and set an index rating personal best of 29 against Panathinaikos. He was a key member of the 2017 Supercup triumph and the 2018 Italian League championship.
    HIS CAREER - Born in Klaipeda, on June 19, 1993, Gudaitis started to play the game in his native Klaipeda before being recruited by Zalgiris Kaunas where he made his first-team debut in 2013. During the 2014/15 EuroLeague season he averaged 6.5 points per game to go with 4.0 rebounds. In 2015 he left Kauns and signed for Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius. During his last season in Vilnius, he averaged 11.4 points per game, with 6.6 rebounds while making 57.3 percent of his shots and blocking 49 shots in 41 games. He also played the Eurocup averaging 13.2 points per game, 8.2 rebounds and 1.89 blocks per game. He also shot 52.9 percent from the field and 70.3 percent from the line. At the end of the Eurocup regular season he was first in blocks, offensive rebounds, fouls drawn, free throws made and attempted.
    NOTES – Gudaitis won the Lithuanin championship with Zalgiris in 2014 and 2015, he also won the Lithuanian Cup in 2016 with Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius. He played the 2017 Eurobasket with his National Team. In 2015 he was drafted by the NBA’ s Philadelphia 76ers with the number 47 and eventually traded to Sacramento. Now his rights belong to Cleveland.

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  • #9



    Playmaker , Point Guard Born in Cento () on08/01/1991

    Riccardo Moraschini, a 1.94 mt. guard, born on 8 January 1991 in Cento (Ferrara), was signed during the summer of 2019.
    2019/20 SEASON - He made the winning free throws with 8.8 seconds left in Athens, against Panathinaikos. Against Real madrid, he set his personal bests for points (21), rebounds (six), index rating (24), steals (four), minutes played (34:39). Moraschini became the seventh Olimpia Italian player for point scored in one EuroLeague game behind Luca Vitali (32), Alessandro Gentile (29), Danilo Gallinari and Massimo Bulleri (27), Daniel Hackett (25), Marco Mordente (23).
    HIS CAREER - Riccardo Moraschini grew up in the Virtus Bologna youth system and made his first-team debut in the 2007/08 season. He played 45 Serie A games in Bologna before moving on to Biella for the 2010/11 season, returning briefly the following year and then moving again to Sant’Antimo. In 2012/13 he played again in Bologna, then he spent a year in Rome, two years in Mantua in A2, a year in Trento, one more in Mantua (13.1 points per game in A2). In 2018/19, he was in Brindisi where he played 33 games out of 33 averaging 12.3 points per game, 2.8 assists and 3.3 rebounds, all career highs.
    NOTES - Moraschini was named Italian Player of the Year in the 2018/19 season in which he had a personal record of 30 points in a single game (against Trieste) and scored against Trento the winning three at the buzzer that allowed Brindisi to earn a berth in the Final Eight, where it reached the championship game. Moraschini played in the Under 16, Under 18 and Under 20 National teams. In 2011, he won the European Under 20 silver medal in Bilbao. It also has 19 appearances with the senior National Team. He won the Under 17 championship in 2008 and the Under 19 championship in 2010, with Virtus Bologna.

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  • #10



    Point Guard, Small Forward Born in Mission Viejo (USA) on12/06/1987

    Michael Roll, a 1.98 mt swingman, born on April 12, 1987, in Mission Viejo, California, coming from Maccabi Tel Aviv, signed for Olimpia during the summer of 2019.
    HIS CAREER - Michael Roll attended Aliso Niguel High School in Orange County, California, until 2005 when he began his college career at UCLA. There, he played the 2006 NCAA championship game (lost to Florida) and the 2007 NCAA Final Four, and was also part of the team that reached the Final Four again in 2008, but an injury ended his season after six appearances. He was redshirted and as a consequence Roll was able to play college for another two years. In the last one, he averaged 14.1 points and 3.6 assists per game, first in the Bruins. It was included in the All-Pac 10 first team. As a professional, he played in Turkey in Bornova, in Belgium in Antwerp, in Spain in Zaragoza for two years (he reached the semifinal of the Spanish league in 2013), again in Turkey in Ankara, in Büyükçekmece in Turkey while finishing the season in Vitoria in Spain, and then played for Besiktas, once more in the Turkish league. In 2017, he signed for Maccabi where he spent the last two seasons winning the Israeli championship twice.
    NOTES - Roll has a Tunisian passport and played the 2015 African Championships with the National Team, finishing third, and the 2019 World Cup. At UCLA, he played among the others with NBA future stars such as Russell Westbrook, Jrue Holiday, Darren Collison, Luke Richard Mbah-a-Moute and Kevin Love.

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  • #13



    Playmaker Born in San Cristobal de la Laguna (Spain) on12/06/1986

    Sergio Rodriguez, a 1.91 mt point-guard, born on June 12, 1986 in San Cristobal de la Laguna, on the island of Tenerife, came to Olimpia during the summer of 2019, coming from CSKA Moscow.
    2019/20 SEASON - In Athens (Panathinaikos), he surpassed 200 steals for his EuroLeague career. In Berlin, he surpassed 2500 points scored in his career and at one point he made 17 straight free throws and another time he made 13. He was the EuroLeague's MVP in October. He passed Milos Teodosic and Thomas Heurtel and became the fourth ever in the EuroLeague for assists. Against Efes he has surpassed 400 threes in his career.
    HIS CAREER - At the age of 14, Sergio Rodriguez left the island of Tenerife to play in Bilbao and then moved to Estudiantes Madrid where he debuted in the Liga ACB at 17. After two seasons in Madrid, he was chosen with the number 27 of the 2006 NBA draft by Phoenix and traded to Portland where he played for three seasons. In 200,9 he moved to Sacramento and later to New York. In the summer of 2010, after four years of NBA, he returned to Spain to play for Real Madrid until the 2015/16 season. During that span, he won the 2015 EuroLeague, was named the EuroLeague’s MVP in 2014, won the Spanish championship three times, four times the King's Cup, three times the Spanish Super Cup. In 2016, he returned to the NBA to play for the Philadelphia 76ers. At the end of that season, he returned to Europe to play in CSKA Moscow: in two years he won the 2019 EuroLeague and twice the VTB League.
    NOTES - Rodriguez played the Hoop Summit in 2004, the annual challenge between the best 18-year-olds in America and the rest of the world. In 2004, he won the European Under-18 gold medal and was named the competition’s MVP. In 2013/14, he was included in the All-EuroLeague first team, in 2017/18 he was included in the second. In 2006, he won the World Cup with the Spanish national team; in 2012 he won the Olympic silver medal; in the 2016 Olympics, he won the bronze medal (he made the decisive free-throw against Australia in 3rd-4th place final); he won the European gold medal in 2015, the silver medal in 2007, the bronze medal in 2013 and 2017. He won the 2015 Intercontinental Cup with Real Madrid. He scored 23 points in 21 minutes against Real Madrid in the 2019 EuroLeague 2019 semi-final game.

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  • #15



    Center Born in Claremont, NH (United States) on26/02/1993

    Kaleb Tarczewski signed for Olimpia during the month of March, 2017, coming from the Oklahoma City Blue of the D-League. He's a 2.11 mt. center.
    2019/20 SEASON - He has surpassed 300 rebounds for his EuroLeague career in Athens, against Panathinaikos, the he got over the 400 rebounds in Istanbul against Fenerbahce. He became Olimpia's All-Time EuroLeague's leading rebounder. He set a new personal best, scoring 19 points in Istanbul (Fenerbahce). In the same game he set his new high in index rating with 27. Against Valencia, he had his first double double of his EuroLeague career. He tied his career-best of 10 rebounds several times and in Istanbul he tied his career-best of 4 blocks in one game. He has scored over 500 points in his EuroLeague career. He has scored more than 700 points in the Italian League.
    2018/19 SEASON - Winner of the Italian Supercup. He set his new career-high in the Italian league when he scored 23 points against Brescia. In the same game he set his new highs in field goal made (10) and attempted (12). Against Torino, he set his personale best for most shots made in one game with no misses with eight. In Varese, he set his new career-high for offensive rebounds grabbed in one game with 5 and tied his best in total rebounds with 12. This last record was eventually beaten when he grabbed 15 rebounds against Avellino. In Moscow, in a win over Khimki, he set his new personal EuroLeague best in index rating with 25. He also had 10 rebounds against Olympiacos, a career-high. He finished the season third in two-point shooting (72.4%) and had his offensive rebounds number 100 for his career. In the Italian league he finished as the best for average plus/minus and his 84.1 % in two-point shooting is the best figure ever in the club history and the Italian league history. He's first ever in Olimpia for dunks made in the Italian league and in the Italian league playoffs.
    2017/18 SEASON - He started 29 games during the EuroLeague season. In the process he finished ninth overall in rebounding (5.7), seventh in offensive rebounding (2.4) and was also ninth in shots blocked (0.8). He was seventh also in field goal percentage (64.4%). He was the best rebounder per minute in the Italian league, both during the regular season and the playoffs. He's won the Italian championship.
    HIS CAREER - Kaleb Tarczewski attended Stevens High School of Claremont for two years. He then transferred to St.Mark's High School, in Southborough, Massachusetts. During his senior season he was named Independent School League's MVP, averaging 20.7 points per game, 10.2 rebounds and 2.7 blocked shots. He had 14 points and 10 rebounds in the "Jordn Classic" game in Charlotte and was part of the USA team in the Hoop Summitt of Portland. Eventually, he played four seasons at Arizona, where he won 110 games, the most ever by an Arizona player. He started 131 games 135,and in his senior season had 9.4 points per game with 9.3 rebounds, 1.4 blocked shots, while converting 63.3% of his field goals and 71.2% of his foul shots. He was included in the All-Pac 12 second team and in the All-Pac 12 defensive team. He was undrafted in 2016 but played the Orlando summer league with the Washington Wizards and the Las Vegas summer league with the Detroit Pistons. During the month of September he was signed by the Oklahoma City Thunder, spending with them the entire preseason. fter being released, he joined the D-League's Oklahoma City Blue. He played 25.5 minutes per game, scoring 10.0 points. He converted 63.3% of his shots and 72.7% of his free throws. He averaged 7.3 rebounds per game. He signed for Olimpia for the final portion of the 2016/17 season and he averaged 6.7 points and 5.1 rebounds per game.
    NOTES - At Arizona, he played with many NBA players including TJ McConnell, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Aaron Gordon and Stanley Johnson. His coach was Sean Miller but the assistant coach, specialized in big men instructions was Olimpia former center's Joseph Blair.

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  • #16



    Point Guard Born in Nova Varos (Serbia) on16/06/1991

    Nemanja Nedovic was signed by Olimpia Milan during the summer of 2018, coming from Unicaja Malaga.
    2018/19 SEASON - He scored 37 points in two Supercup games helping the team on it's way to the trophy. He had 23 in the semifinal game over Brescia. During the EuroLeague season, he had his three number 100, his 100th rebound and his 200th assist for his career.
    HIS CAREER - Born in Nova Varos on June 16, 1991, he began playing in Italy, in Ascoli Piceno, when his father Predrag played handball in San Benedetto del Tronto (he also played in Sassari and Marsala). In 2005, he joined the youth academy of Red Star Belgrade where he played until 2012 when he moved to Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius, making also his EuroLeague debut. In the 2013 NBA draft he was selected with the 30th pick by the Phoenix Suns and immediately traded to the Golden State Warriors. In the U.S. he played one season (24 appearances) which includes 17 games for the Santa Cruz Warriors of the G-League (13.9 points per game). Released by the Warriors in November of 2014, he signed for Valencia in Spain and stayed there for one year. In 2015 he moved to Malaga where he remained three years, winning the 2017 Eurocup (9.3 points and 3.5 assists per game). During the 2017/18 season in the EuroLeague he averaged 16.8 points per game with 4.8 assists and shot 35.8% from three (84.5% free-throw shooting); in the Spanish league competition he scored 13.6 points with 3.8 assists on average.
    NOTES - In 2013 ha made the All-Star team of the Lithuanian League. In 2017 he was included in the All-Spanish League first team. He played the European Championship with Serbia both in 2013 and 2015 and he also won the silver medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (he averaged 5.6 points per game).

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  • #20



    Playmaker Born in Cattolica (Italy) on21/06/1986

    Andrea Cinciarini was acquired by Olimpia during the summer of 2015 from Reggio Emilia. In his first season, he contributed to the Italian League and Italian Cup titles. He has been appointed team's captain before the 2016/17 season while leading the team to the Supercup and Italy Cup trophies. In 2017/18 he helped his team to the Supercup and Italian league titles.
    2018/19 SEASON - He led his team to another Supercup trophy becoming the All-time leader in total assists dished in Supercup games. In Varese, he had his assist number 1.200 for his Italian league career. He surpassed 300 assists made in playoff games and 400 assists while playing for Olimpia. Now, he's third ever in the history of the club behind Mike D'Antoni and Alessandro Gentile.
    2017/18 SEASON - He led the team to the Supercup trophy and eventually the Italian League championship. In Reggio Emilia he surpassed the 1000 rebounds milestone in the Italian League.
    2016/17 SEASON - He made a huge three down the stretch of Olimpia's win over Reggio Emilia in the Final Eight semifinal game. He set his new EuroLeague highs in points (17, at Kaunas) and rebounds (8, at Panathinaikos).
    HIS CAREER - Born on June, 21, in 1986, in Cattolica, Cinciarini is a 1.93 mt point-guard, whose father, Franco was a nice player in the 70s for Pesaro and Cremona. Andrea grew up in Pesaro’s youth system, made his debuted in 2003/04 and then played again in Pesaro in the third league, Senigallia and finally in Pistoia, in Legadue. In 2007/08 he played for Montegranaro in Serie A, then was loaned to Pavia in Legadue and returned to Montegranaro until 2011. In the summer of 2011 he was signed by Cantù and made his Euroleague debut. The following year he moved to Reggio Emilia and collected the best statistics of his life: 12.3 points per game in 2013, 12.4 in 2014 and 10.3 in 2014/15 season playing 48 games. He won the assists crown in the Italian league in 2014 and 2015.
    NOTES – Andrea has participated in the last four European Championship editions including the 2017 one... He played once in the Mediterranean Games… He is married to Alessia. He's the father of Alessandro... During the 2018/19 season he rose to the third place for assists made while playing for Olimpia. He's the All-Time leader in assists in the Italian League playoffs and in the Italian League finals.

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  • #22



    Point Guard, Small Forward Born in Naperville (USA) on18/10/1990

    Drew Crawford came to Milan during the month of January, 2020, coming from the Turkish team of gaziantep. He was born in Naperville on October, 18th, 1990, and is a 1.96 mt. tall small forward and shooting guard.
    HIS CAREER – Drew Crawford was raised in Naperville, very close to Chicago, and attended the Naperville Central High School. Eventually, he attended Northwestern University, in Evanston, in the Chicago area. He stayed there five years, one after his graduation, because he missed the majority of the 2012/13 season because of a shoulder injury. He was named freshman of the year in 2010, twice he was named in the All-Big Ten third team and left Northwestern as the all-time leader in games played and started. Undrafted in 2014 (he took part in the Orlando Magic and Toronto Raptors’ training camps), he eventually played for the Erie Bayhawks in the G-League, in Israel (Bnei Herzliya and Maccabi Rishon), in Germany (Ludwigsburg) and in Cremona during the 2018/19 season. He won the Italy Cup in Cremona (he was Final Eight’s MVP) and was named the regular season’s MVP, averaging 17.7 points per game and 4.1 rebounds. Crawford is coming from Gaziantep: he was averaging 13.4 points per game in Turkey (shooting 42.1% from three-point range) and 12.3 points and 4.4 rebounds in the BCL.
    NOTES – Drew is the Dan Crawford’s son, a retired 27-year NBA referee who officiated at least one game for 23 straight NBA Finals series, the longest streak in history. He also officiated three All-Star Game before retiring after the 2016/17 season.

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  • #23



    Power Forward Born in Trenton (USA) on04/09/1985

    Christian Burns came to Milan from Cantù during the summer of 2018.
    2018/19 SEASON - He helped his team to its third Supercup title.
    HIS CAREER – Born in Trenton, New Jersey, on September 4, 1985, Christian Burns began his career at Hamilton High School in Hamilton, New Jersey. In his last season there, he was named player of the year for the Mercer County and was included in the All-State third team. His college-level career began at Quinnipiac in 2003 but after two years he moved to Philadelphia University. In his second year, 2006/07, he won several individual trophies including that of Division II Player of the Year. He averaged 21.7 points, 11.2 rebounds and 2.1 blocks per game. Undrafted in the 2007 NBA draft, he then played in Poland (AZS Koszalin), Portugal (FC Porto), Germany (Ulm), Ukraine (Ferro Zaporozhye), Israel (Elitzur Netanya) and made his debut in Italy in 2012/13 in Montegranaro (14.9 points and 7.0 rebounds per game). The following year he played in Russia (Enisey Krasnoyark), and then in the Czech Republic (Nymburk where he won the national title), the United Arab Emirates (Al Wasl) and finally he returned to Italy first in Brescia (11.4 points and 6.6 rebounds in 23.1 minutes of playing time) and then in Cantù (14.2 points, 10.0 rebounds per game in 30.5 minutes of action).
    NOTES – Burns played the 2017 European Championships with the Italian national team. During the 2017/18 season in Italy he was first overall in index rating (25.4 on average) and rebounds (10.0).

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  • #28



    Playmaker Born in Chicago (USA) on30/12/1993

    Keifer Sykes came to Milan during the month of december in 2019, coming from the Guangzhou Loong Lions of the Chinese league.
    HIS CAREER - Born in Chicago on December 30th, 1993, Sykes attended Marshall High School and then the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay for four years. In his last two seasons, he has been named Horizon League player of the year. In the last three he was included in the All-Horizon first team. In the 2015/16 season he played for the Austin Spurs of the G-League after spending the preseason with the San Antonio Spurs. The following season he played in South Korea in Anyang and then in the second Turkish League, in Ankara, where he averaged 22.1 points per game. He was in Avellino during the last season where he led the team to the playoffs while scoring 17.2 points per game and averaging 4.1 assists. In BCL he scored 14.3 points per game with 4.3 assists and a personal best of 43 points in one single game against Banvit. At Guangzhou, he averaged 26.1 points per game.
    NOTES – Keifer Sykes has been the subject of the critically acclaimed docu-film “Chi-Town” that followed the player on his rise from Marshall High School on Chicago’s West Side to his improbable shot at the NBA.

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  • #32



    Power Forward Born in Louisville (USA) on12/06/1989

    Jeff Brooks came to Milan during the summer of 2018 from Unicaja Malaga. He's a power forward.
    2018/19 SEASON - He contributed to the team third Supercup title. Against CSKA he set his career highs in rebounds (13) and defensive rebounds (8).
    HIS CAREER – Born in Louisville, Kentucky, on 12 June 1989, Jeff Brooks began his career at Doss High School in Louisville and then for four years he was at Penn State University where in 2009 he won the NIT trophy and in 2010/11 he averaged 13.1 points per game with 40.3% shooting from three and 6.3 rebounds per game. In 2011 he started his professional career in Jesi, in the Italian second league (17.0 points, 6.9 rebounds), before moving on to Cantù where he made his EuroLeague debut (8.3 points and 4.9 rebounds) and won the Super Cup (7.8 points per game in the Italian league), then to Caserta (14.4 points, 6.3 rebounds) and Sassari (he had his second EuroLeague season, averaging 9.3 points and 5.0 rebounds per game). In Sassari, he won the Italian title, the Italian Cup and the Super Cup (9.0 points and 6.5 rebounds per game in league play). For the 2015/16 season he moved to Saratov in Russia and in 2016 he signed for Malaga where he played for two seasons. In 2017 he helped his team win the Eurocup with 7.3 points and 4.1 rebounds per game. During the 2017/18 season he averaged 8.8 points per game in EuroLeague making 39.5% of his threes.
    NOTES – He made his Italian National Team debut in September.

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  • #40



    Power Forward Born in Buenos Aires () on30/04/1980

    Luis Scola signed for Olimpia during the month of September in 2019, coming from the Shangai Sharks of the Chinese league.
    2019/20 SEASON - He surpassed the 300 offensive rebounds mark for his EuroLeague career during the home game against Efes. He also climbed to the 7th place for two-point field goals made in his career. He also surpassed 900 rebounds for his EuroLeague career.
    HIS CAREER - Luis Scola is a 2.07 mt power forward, born on April 30, 1980 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He started to play in his native Argentina with the Ferrocarril Oeste, then moved to Spain, to Vitoria where he remained until 2007 (he spent one season on loan in Gijon). He has won two national championships, three King’s Cups and two Super Cups. It was twice named in the All-EuroLeague first team and once in the second. With Baskonia, he played the EuroLeague final twice (2001 and 2007), and two more times they reached the Final Four. Overall, he played 144 EuroLeague games with 2054 points scored (14.3 on average) and 810 rebounds grabbed. In 2002, he was picked with the number 56 in the NBA draft by the San Antonio Spurs, but moved to America only in 2007 where he played five years in Houston, then in Phoenix, Indiana, Toronto, Brooklyn. Combined, he appeared in 743 games with 505 starts, he also scored 8,882 points, averaging 12.0 points per game, and 6.7 rebounds. With the Argentine national team he won the 2004 Olympic gold medal, the Olympic bronze medal in 2008, the world championships silver medal in 2002 and 2019.
    NOTES – At the last World Cuo in Beijing, Scola averaged 17.9 points and 8.1 rebounds per game. His most productive season in the NBA was in 2010/11 when he scored 18.3 points per game in Houston. The highest rebounding average goes back to the 2008/09 season with 8.8. In 2007/08 he was named in the All-Rookie first team in the NBA. He also played 48 playoff games. He won the "Olimpia 2019 Award" as the best Argentine athlete of the year.

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