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    Andrew

    Goudelock

    Point Guard Born in Atlanta () on08/12/1988

    Andrew Goudelock signed for Olimpia during the summer of 2017 after one season spent in Maccabi Tel Aviv.
    HIS CAREER - Born in Atlanta on December 8, 1988, Goudelock attended Stone Mountain High School in Georgia and eventually the College of Charleston from 2007 to 2011 when he was drafted by the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers with the 46st selection. At Stone Mountain he was named Georgia’s Player of the Year in 2007. In Charleston, as a senior, he averaged 23.4 points and was the fourth highest scoring player in the nation. Goudelock’s 40.7% three-point shooting was the nation’s second highest. He was voted an All-America honorable mention. During his four-year career, Goudelock appeared in 140 games, averaging 18.4 points, 3.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game. He spent his first pro season with the Los Angeles Lakers. His second season was mostly spent in the then D-League with Rio Grande and Sioux Falls. He averaged 21.5 points per game and was named MVP. He then joined the Lakers for the end of the regular season and the playoffs. Because of Kobe Bryant season-ending injury, he started during the playoffs and scored a career-high 20 points against the Spurs in game 3 of a first-round exit (he averaged 12.0 points per game in the post-season). He moved to Europe for the 2013/14 season when he was signed by Unics Kazan. That season he was voted Eurocup’s MVP and All-Eurocup first-team. In the Eurocup, he averaged 18.8 points and 3.1 assists per game. He was also voted Russian Cup’s MVP and VTB League’s MVP after averaging 20.1 points per game. Unics made it to the Eurocup’s finals. For the 2014/15 season he moved to Fenerbahce Istanbul where he was named to the All-EuroLeague Second Team while Fenerbahçe advanced to the Final Four for the first time in the team’s history. They lost the semifinal with Real Madrid, but Goudelock led his team with 26 points, 6 rebounds, and 4 assists. Goudelock finished his first EuroLeague season with the averages of 17.0 points, 2.2 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per game converting 46.0% of his threes. He spent the following year playing for Xinjiang in China averaging 22.1 points per game. He returned to the USA to finish the 2014/15 season with the Houston Rockets in the NBA. Finally he moved to Maccabi Tel Aviv. In one year there, he helped the team win the Israeli Cup. He scored 17.3 points per game in EuroLeague making 45.3% of his threes and 91.3% of his free-throws. In the Israeli League he averaged 15.3 points per game, shooting 51.7% from three while making 43 of his 47 free throws.
    NOTES – On November 13, 2014, Goudelock set the EuroLeague record in three point field goals made, with 10, in a 93–86 victory over Bayern Munich. He finished the game with 34 points… Goudelock led the 2016-17 Israeli League in 3-point shooting percentage (51.7%) and in free throw shooting percentage (91.5%)…He was named to the 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11 All-Southern Conference 1st Team… He led Unics Kazan to the 2014 Russian Cup win.

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  • #5

    Vladimir

    Micov

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

    Vladimir Micov came to Milan during the summer of 2017 coming from Galatasaray Istanbul.
    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. In Cantù he averaged 10.4 points per gane while converting 39.4% of his threes during the 2011/12 EuroLeague season. He stayed in Cantù until the end of the 2011/12. 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 Fours (he averaged 7.7 points per game shootinf 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). During the last season he averaged a career-high 11.2 points per game in EuroLeague, he converted 43.2% of the threes and played a career-high 29.1 minutes per game. In the last Turkish league season he had 11.6 points per game (ha made 41.0% of the threes).
    NOTES – During his three Italian seasons he averaged 11.8 points per game in 2009/10, 10.2 the following season when Cantù made the Italian league finals and 10.2 again in 2011/12… During the 2015/16 Turkish season he averaged 14.3 points per game while comnecting 55% of his threes.da tre,.. His EuroLegue best is 23 points against Olimpia during the last season… 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 to win the Montenegro Cup.

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  • #9

    Mantas

    Kalnietis

    Playmaker Born in Kaunas () on06/09/1986

    Mantas Kalnietis was signed by Olimpia during the month of January, 2015, coming from Zalgiris Kaunas. He was instrumental in leading the team to the Italy Cup and the championship. After his first year in Milano, he had a terrific outing at the 2016 Olympics where he averaged 18.0 points,, 7.5 assist, converted 72.5% of his two-point shots, 42.3% of his three, 81.0% of his foul shots and had a 22.0 of index rating.
    2016/17 SEASON - During the EuroLeague season he surpassed several mailestones including 1.000 points, 100 made threes, 300 rebounds, 100 steals and 400 assists. He also helped the team win the Supercup and the Italy Cup.
    HIS CAREER - Mantas Kalnietis was born on September 6, 1986, in Kaunas. He’s a 1.95 point guar . He began to play at the Arvydas Sabonis Basketball Academy in kaunas and eventually moved to the Zalgiris youth teams. he made his first-team debut in 2003 and stayed with Zalgiris up until 2012. During his stay, Zalgiris won four times the Baltic League, the Lithuanian league and the Lithuanian Cup. In 2012 he moved to Russia to play for Lokomotiv Kuban, where he stayed until 2015. In Kuban he won the Eurocup in 2013, averaging 13.4 points per game and 5.0 assists. In the 2015 summer he competed in the NBA summer league with the Indiana Pacers and then returned to Kaunas (7.2 points per game and 4.1 assists per game in the Euroleague). During the 2015 European Championship, he had 14 points and 11 assists in a 40-minute effort against Italy in the quarterfinals; 12 points and 9 assists in a win over Serbia in the semifinals and 13 points plus 6 assists during a loss to Spain in the gold-medal game.

    NOTES – Kalnietis played the World Championship in 2006 when he was still 19 with the Lithuanian National team. Eventually he led the team during the 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2015 European Championships. In 2013 he averaged 12.1 points and 5.0 assists per game while winning the silver medal. In 2015 he led Lithuania to a silver medal while scoring 10.6 points per game with 7.8 assists. He also won the bronze at the 2010 World Championship. He didn’t play in the 2014 World Championship because of a shoulder injury that plagued his last season in Kuban. He won the gold medal at the 2007 University Games, the silver medal at the Under 20 European Championship in 2005.

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  • #12

    Zoran

    Dragic

    Point Guard Born in Lubiana () on22/06/1989

    Zoran Dragic was signed furing the summer of 2016 by Olimpia Milano. He immediately won the Supercup and the Italy Cup but his first season abruptly ended early because of a ACL right knee's injury.
    HIS CAREER - Zoran Dragic grew up in Ilirija, before moving to Jance STZ Ljubljana in 2005. After one more season, he was acquired by Geoplin Slovan and stayed there until 2010.Then next move was to go to Krka Novo Mesto. In two years he won two Slovenian championships and the Eurochallenge in 2011. In 2012 he was signed by Unicaja Malaga and for one season he was coached by Jasmin Repesa. In his second season he was also named Euroleague Players of the Week once. That season he averaged 10.9 points per game, while converting 35.4% of his three-point shots (he averaged 10.3 points per game in Spain). After his second season in Malaga, he moved to the NBA, signed by the Phoenix Suns where he played alongside his brother Goran. They were traded mid-season together to the Miami Heat. He spent one year in the NBA playing 16 games. After an another trade, this time to the Boston Celtics, he was realeased and signed with Khimki Moscow. During the last Euroleague season he averaged 8.0 points per game, converting 33.8% of his three-point shots.

    NOTES – He played for all the Slovenian Youth National teams. He also has taken part in three European championships and the 2014 World Cup. During the 2015 European Championships he averaged 15.5 points per game and had 3.5 rebounds. In the World Cup he had 12.9 points per game and 4.0 rebounds

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  • #10

    Andrea

    La Torre

    Point Guard, Small Forward Born in Viterbo () on14/06/1997

    Andrea La Torre was signed long-term by Olimpia Milano in 2015, then was loaned to Biella for one season, to Treviso for one more season. He returned to Milano in the summer of 2017.
    HIS CAREER - La Torre grew up in Stella Azzurra Roma. In 2013 he played in the European Under 16 championship averaging 14.0 points, 7.1 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game. In 2014 he played the Under 17 World Championships averaging 10.0 points and 3.1 rebounds per game. He was part of the Italian Under 19 team that competed in the World Championships in Crete in 2015. In 2014 he was “Next Generation Tournament” of Roma MVP. His Stella Azzurra team won the tournament. He's played in the Italian second league in Veroli first, Biella and Treviso later.
    NOTES - Andrea La Torre's dad, Gianluca (Trieste and Arese) was a former Italian lague player like his uncle Massimo (Napoli, Verona, Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto, Brindisi and Avellino)… Andrea played in “Basketball Without Borders” NBA camp in New York.

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  • #2

    Simone

    Fontecchio

    Small Forward Born in Pescara () on09/12/1995

    Simone Fontecchio came to Milano during the summer of 2016 coming from Virtus Bologna. He immediately won both the Supercup and the Italy Cup. His 2016/17 campaign was marred by a right hand fracture.
    HIS CAREER - In spite of his young age, Simone Fontecchio is a 4-year veteran of the Italian league with 40 starts during the last two seasons, all spent in Virtus Bologna, the club that acquired him from Pescara. Two years ago, Fontecchio averaged 7.4 points per game in 24.5 minutes. He was named best young player of the league. During the season, twice he made the winning three-pointer for his team, in Pistoia and at home against Avellino. The last season, he averaged 9.2 points and 3.5 rebounds while converting 32.8% of his three-pointers and 83.8% of his free throws. He had also 1.9 assists per game in 27.5 minutes.

    NOTES – Fontecchio is the son of former Italian Women National Team, Malì Pomilio who also won two Euroleagues with Vicenza. His father is Daniele Fontecchio, who was a world-class hurdler in the eighties. His brother is Luca Fontecchio, who’s a basketball player too. Simone participated in the Jordan Classic in 2011 and played five European championships for young players. At the Under 18 Europeans in 2013 he averaged 15.8 points per game with 4.9 rebounds. At the 2015 Under 20 Eurochampionship he averaged 10.6 points per game and 3.9 boards.

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  • #14

    Davide

    Pascolo

    Power Forward Born in Udine () on14/12/1990

    Davide Pascolo came to Olimpia during the summer of 2016 after a prolonged stint in Trento.
    2016/17 SEASON - He both won the Supercup and the Italy Cup. He also finished 10th in his EuroLeague rookie campaign in 2-point shooting percentage converting 64.7% of his shots. During the season he tied his career bests in assists (5) and steals (4). Ha also scored 24 points in game 1 of the Italian League quarterfinals setting his new personal best.
    HIS CAREER - A power forward from Friuli region, Pascolo made his debut in the Italian Serie A during the 2008/09 season in Udine (only two games played) before returning to the big stage with Trento in 2014/15. In that season he averaged 12.0 ppg, shooting 58.2% from two and 79.5% from the line while adding 7.6 rebounds per game in 27.8 minutes. During the last season, he averaged 12.2 points per game in 26.4 minutes while converting 57.5% of his two-point shots and 80.0% of his free throws attempts. He also averaged 5.8 rebounds per game. During the last seasn he also made his Eurocup debut with 22 games played, 284 minutes per gam, 15.0 points per game and 6.1 rebounds. He also converted 62.3% of his two-point shts, 43.3% of his three-pointers and 79.6% of his free throws. He was included in the All-Eurocup first team. Previously he won two minor league championships in Trento.

    NOTES – He grew up in Fagagna (where he was coached by his mom, Anna, a former voleyball player and minibasket instructor), then he moved to Udine and stayed there until 2011 when he went to Trento. There, he won a Legadue’s Italy Cup in 2013. He also played the Under 20 European Championship, made his debut with the National team in 2013 and was Trentino’s Cup MVP in 2015 with the Italian team. His father, Andrea, was a minor leagues player in Italy. His brother Marco, three years his junior, is playing ball a South Dakota in Division II.

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  • #15

    Kaleb

    Tarczewski

    Center Born in Claremont, NH (USA) 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 tall center.
    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.
    NOTES - At Arizona, he played with many NBA players including TJ McConnell, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Aaron Gordon and Stanley Johnson. He was also a teammate of Gabe York who started the season in Cremona. 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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  • #20

    Andrea

    Cinciarini

    Playmaker Born in Cattolica () 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 for the 2016/17 season while leading the team to the Supercup and Italy Cup trophies.
    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). He also became the third best ever for total assists in the Italian League playoffs.
    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 – His brother Daniele Cinciarini is a Serie A player for Caserta… Andrea has participated in the last three European Championship editions including the last one... He played once in the Mediterranean Games… He wears with number 20 and he is married with Alessia. He's the father of Alessandro.

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  • #22

    Marco

    Cusin

    Center Born in Pordenone () on28/08/1985

    Marco Cusin signed for Milan during the summer of 2017 coming from Avellino.
    HIS CAREER - He was born in Pordenone on February 28, in 1985. He made his debut in Trieste, then moved to Biella, Cremona, Ferrara, Pesaro, Cantù, a brief experience in Sassari, two more seasons in Cremona and one more in Avellino. He has appeared in 296 Italian league games averaging 5.5 points per game and 4.2 rebounds over 17.3 minutes played, nd converting 56.8 percent of his two-point shots. He’s played with the Italian National team the European Championships in 2022, 2013, 2015. He’s a member of the 2017 team, too.
    NOTES – Cusin has won two Supercup, in 2012 with Cantù, 2014 with Sassari. In 2012 when he was playing in Pesaro he reached the Italian league semifinals losing to Olimpia 3-1. He also reached the Supercup final gme in 2016 losing with Avellino to Olimpia. He was coached by Simone Pianigiani in all the European Championships he took part in.

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  • #23

    Awudu

    Abass

    Small Forward Born in Como () on27/01/1993

    Awudu Abass signed for Olimpia in the summer of 2016 coming from Cantù.
    2016/17 SEASON - During his EuroLeague season he set a personal best in points, 15 in Athens against Panathinaikos, and index rating (22) and minutes (38) in Kaunas leading the team to a road win. He also won the Supercup and the Italy Cup.
    HIS CAREER - Awudu Abass, a small forward,made his debut in Serie A in Cantù, in 2010/11. During the last three seasons he gained minutes and opportunities. He averaged 3.3 points per game in 2013/14, 5.7 in 2014/15 and exploded during the last season when he closed at 13.1 points per game with 30.6 minutes of playing time to go along with 5.7 rebounds per game. He shot 35.0% from three.
    NOTES – Abassbecame an Italian citizen when he turn 18, his father is of ghanese origin and his mother is from Nigeria. In 2013 he won the european gold medal at the Under 20 European championship and was also included on the All-Torunament first team.

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  • #24

    Amath

    M'Baye

    Power Forward Born in Bordeaux () on14/12/1989

    Amath M'Baye came to Milan during the summer of 2017.
    HIS CAREER - Born on December, 14, 1989 in Bordeaux, France, Amath M’Baye is of Senegalese origins. He moved to the US in 2008 to attend the Stoneridge Prep School in the Simi Valley, Los Angeles. In 2009 he attended Wyoming University (5.6 ppg, e 3.2 rpg in his freshman year), conquering a starting lineup spot (31 games started out of 31) in his second season when he averaged 12.0 points per game with 5.7 rebounds. In the summer of 2011 he transferred to Oklahoma and had to sit out one year. During the 2012/13 season he averaged 10.1 points and 5.2 rebounds per game. He was named in the All-Big 12 Conference third team. He declared for the 2013 NBA draft but he wasn’t selected. His pro career started in Japan where he stayed for three seasons, playing in Nagoya. He was the 2014/15 Japenese League’s MVP. During his three season, M’Baye averaged 20.2 points per game and 7.7 rebounds. In his first Italian season in Brindisi he averaged 17.8 points per game (fifth overall) and 5.3 rebounds.

    NOTES – San Antonio, Utah, Clippers and Indiana are the NBA teams that signed him to play with their summer league teams in the last three years… He has a summer league career high of 27 points with the Clippers. He was set against Miami… In 2009 he won the silver medal with the French Under 20 National Team at the Europeans…

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  • #25

    Jordan

    Theodore

    Playmaker Born in Englewood () on11/12/1989

    Jordan Theodore signed for Milan in the summer of 2017 coming from Banvit Bandirm, in the Turkish League.
    HIS CAREER - Born on December 11, 1989 in Englewood, New Jersey, Theodore attended Paterson Catholic High School in his native New Jersey before enrolling at Seton Hall. He played for the Pirates from 2008 to 2012 finishing his senior season with 16.6 points per game and setting the new school-record for most assists in a single season with 226 (the old record belonged to Golden Sunkett and was set during the 1962/63 season). His first pro season was spent in Antalya, Turkey. Eventually, he moved to Puerto Rico, to Mersin in Turkey, to Bourg-en-Bresse in France. In 2015/16, he moved to Germany playing for the Fraport Skyliners. He led his team to the Fiba Europe Cup championship (he averaged 14.4 points, 4.6 assists and made 90.2 percent of his free throws) and was included in the Bundesliga second best team (14.5 points and 4.7 assists on average). In 2016/17 he led Banvit to the Turkish Cup win and was named the competition’s MVP (he scored 19 points, grabbed nine boards and dished five assists in the championship game against Efes); he competed in the Chmpions League’s Final Four and won the MVP trophy. He averaged 16.2 points, 7.5 assists and 4.1 rebounds per game (he made 35.8 percent of his threes, 81.2 percent of his free throws). He also made the All-Star team and averaged 18.4 points per game (third overall) and 7.2 assists per game (first overall) in the Turkish league.

    NOTES – In 2012 he was named to the Big East Conference second team… He has dual citizenship and is a member of the Macedonian National team.

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  • #34

    Cory

    Jefferson

    Power Forward Born in Tacoma () on26/12/1990

    Cory Jefferson signed for Olimpia Milan during the summer of 2017.
    HIS CAREER - Born on December, 26, 1990 in Tacoma, Washington, Jefferson was raised in Killeen, Texas. Playing for Killeen High School, he helped the team win fourth consecutive state championships and compile three straight 30-win seasons. In 2009 he moved to Baylor University. During the 2012/13 season, he averaged 13.3 points per game to go along 8.0 rebounds. Baylor won the NIT and Jefferson was named to the All-Tournament team after finishing the season with four consecutive 20-point games, including 23 against Iowa in the championship game. In 2013/14 he led Baylor in points (13.7) and rebounds (8.2), he was also included in the All-Big 12 conference second team and became the first Baylor player to compete in three NCAA Tournament. He’s fourth All-Time at Baylor in blocks, ninth in rebounds and fourth for double-double games (25). He was the 60th selection in the 2014 NBA draft: San Antonio traded his rights to Brooklyn. As a rookie, he played 50 game for Brooklyn averaging 3.7 points and 2.8 rebounds per game. In 2015/16 he appeared in 8 games for the Phoenix Suns while spending most of the season in the D-Leagues’ Bakersfield Jams. There he averaged 17.3 points and 9.8 rebounds per game. In 2016 he signed for the Cleveland Cavaliers. He spent there the entire preseason. When he was released he signed for the D-League’s Austin Spurs. He played 42 games, scoring 15.8 points per game with 8.4 rebounds and made 35.8 percent of his threes. He also made the All-Star Game. He finished the season in the Philippines with the Alaska Aces (29.5 points per game to go along 14.0 rebounds and made 46.6 percent of his threes.

    NOTES – In 2013 he took part in the World University Games with the USA National Team…

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  • #28

    Patric

    Young

    Center Born in Jacksonville () on01/02/1992

    Patric Young signed for Milan during the summer of 2017 coming from Olympiacos Pireaus.
    HIS CAREER - Born on February 1, 1992, in Jacksonville, Florida, Patric Young attended Providence High School in Jacksonville. In 2010 he led Providence to the state championship with a 31-1 record and was Florida’s Player of the Year. Ha went on to play for Coach Billy Donovan (now the Oklahoma City Thunder’s head coach) at Florida. Young played four seasons for the Gators, the last three as the starting center. During his first season he was included in the SEC All-freshman rem and competed in the NCAA Final Four (Florida lost to Butler in the semifinal game). In his second season he converted 61.8% of his shots and grabbed 6.4 rebounds for a quarterfinal-team. In 2012/13 he averaged 10.1 points per game with 58 shots blocked over 37 games and 36 starts, while averaging 6.3 rebounds per game. In 2013/14 he averaged 11.0 points per game with 6.2 rebounds leading his team to one more Final Four. He scored 19 points in a semifinal loss to Connecticut. He was named SEC’s defensive player of the year after being included twice in the All-SEC’s second team. He was undrafted in 2014 but New Orleans invited him to the Veteran Camp after competing in the summer league. The he moved to Turkey, playing for Galatasaray where he averaged 13.2 points and 6.4 rebounds during the EuroLeague. In 2015 he was signed by Olympiacos, averaging 10.8 points and 5.0 rebounds per game while making 71.4% of his shots. He had to finish his season early because of a knee injury. During the last season he helped Olympiacos making the EuroLeague and the Greek league finals.

    NOTES – He was the first Florida player to appear in 150 games… He won a school-record 120 games during his stay… He won the Tournament of the Americas in 2010 with the Under 18 National Team… Among his college teammates: Alex Tyus (Cantù, Maccabi, Galatasaray), Chandler Parsons (Houston, Dallas e Memphis), Scottie Wilbekin (Darussafaka), Bradley Beal (Washington)… During the 2015/16 he scored 18 points in 23 minutes of action against Olimpia in Milano.

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  • #45

    Dairis

    Bertans

    Point Guard Born in Belgrado () on16/04/1985

    Dairis Bertans signed for Milan during the summer of 2017 coming from Turkey's Drussafaka Istabul.
    HIS CAREER - Born in 1989, on September 9, in Valmiera, Latvia, Bertans began to play in his native town before moving to ASK Riga in 2006 (in 2009 he helped the team winning the Latvian championship). He stayed in Riga until 2009, the he played for Ventspils and moved to VEF Riga in 2010. With VEF he won three consecutive Latvian titles before transferring abroad for the first in 2013 to play for Bilbao (in 2015/16, he averaged 15.5 points per game during the Eurocup competition making 48.5% of his threes), and eventually in Darussafaka Istanbul making his EuroLeague debut. Over 32 appearances he averaged 6.4 points per game converting 50.0% (33/66) of his threes (8th overall) playing 16 minutes per game. He also finished 14th in free-throw shooting making 89.1% of his attempts. He has a career-high of 29 against Baskonia Vitoria, and he scored 18 points in Milano. In the Turkish league he had 10.0 points per outing and made 42.3% of his threes and 84.0% of his free throws.

    NOTES – Bertans conquered a bronze medal at the Under 18 European Championships of 2007… He’s played for Latvia during the last three European Championships… In 2012/13, playing for Riga, he went 25/25 from the line during the Eurocup season… While in Bilbao he scored 19 points in a preseason game against the Philadelphia 76ers… In the summer of 2014 he played the Orlando NBA Summer League with the Boston Celtics… He has a brother, Davis who plays for the San Antonio Spurs…

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