Posted 24 May 2008 - 03:08 PM
game 1 @Siena 75-71
McIntyre 23 points 5 ass Booker 17pts,6ass
Thornton 14 pts, 6 rebs Vukcevic 15pts,7to
Lavrinovic 18 pts, 5 rebs, 4 blocks Watson 6pts,11rebs
Siena team have 25steals against 7turnovers. Milano win at rebound 45-27.
Lottomatica Roma-Air Avellino (Roma lead 1-0):
game 1 @Rome 68-63
Hawkins 23pts,4ass Devin Smith 24pts,5rebs
Rome team have 24steals against 6turnovers.
Posted 24 May 2008 - 11:37 PM
Game 2 @ Milan
Gallinari 18 pts, 7/12fgs | Thornton 20pts, 7/12fgs
Shaw 12 pts, 6/7 2pt% | Lavrinovic 18pts in 18 minutes, 6/7fgs, 4/5 3pt%
| Kaukenas 11pts, 7/8 ft%
After a balanced first half, the Montepaschi's break 9-21 in third quarter close the game.
Standing ovation at 2'32" from the end for Danilo Gallinari, maybe at the last game on his house field.
Posted 25 May 2008 - 11:26 AM
sure Montepaschi can confirm Italian Champion, also because in regular season Siena have 31W-3L record, the All-Time record for Italian Championship.
now Siena have to close its series with Milan and can wait the winner to Rome-Avellino with Rome favourit
Posted 15 June 2008 - 10:05 PM
Congrats to Siena! Not an unexpected title at all of course.
Maybe next year things will get a bit more competitive, that would be great.
Posted 26 September 2008 - 04:01 PM
Full season schedule (still with those 2 teams) available here.
Posted 24 February 2009 - 01:58 AM
BOLOGNA (FIBA) - The latest class to enter Italyâ€™s Basketball Hall of Fame was inducted in Bologna over the weekend where the Coppa Italia was staged and CSKA Moscow coach Ettore Messina was among those to go in.
Italy have moved into the spotlight as one of three candidates to stage the 2014 FIBA World Championship, and Sundayâ€™s ceremony was another example of the sport having a rich tradition in the country.
FIBA Secretary General Patrick Baumann, FIBA Secretary General Emeritus Boris Stankovic, FIBA Europe Secretary General Nar Zanolin and FIBA Sports Director Lubo Kotleba were in Bologna for the event.
Those inducted were former players Ottorino Flaborea, Aldo Ossola, Nidia Pausich; Aldo Vitale (a life in basketball); former Italy coaches Nello Paratore and Giancarlo Primo (both honored posthumously) and Messina; and Giancarlo Vitolo (referee for 22 years in Lega A).
"Today is a great day for me, not only for the awards we are handing out but for the people that are receiving them,â€ť said recently elected Italian Basketball Federation president Dino Meneghin, who spoke at the event.
"Some of these people have taught me how to grow up.
"We are very good at forgetting quickly those that have given so much to basketball. The Italian Basketball Hall of Fame allows us in one way to make amends."
Messina was among those who spoke in Bologna, one of the cities where he once coached.
He was a long-serving boss of Virtus Bologna, leading them to two European titles and numerous other achievements.
"I have been fortunate,â€ť he said. â€śI have had strong teams and great assistants like Giordano Consolini and great teachers like Sandro Gamba.
â€śI am 50, but in my head, I feel like Iâ€™m 27.
"I am among the best but I see them very far away from me, in a way, unreachable.
â€śI am very proud to be here today."
Meneghin also used the occasion to promote Italyâ€™s bid to host the FIBA World Championship.
"Our basketball in general is ready to host the World Championship of 2014,â€ť he said.
â€śWe have presented a wonderful candidature and now FIBA have the final say."
Posted 26 February 2009 - 06:38 AM
Nevertheless, they are in a very tough position as it is.
Posted 12 June 2009 - 09:12 PM
Only the first quarter promised some intrigue as AJ Milano held their rivals within a close distance 15-16. The gap started to increase later in the game and there were no chances for Milan team to comeback.
80 - Montepaschi: Rimantas Kaukenas 17, Romain Sato 15, Henry Domercant 11, Terrell McIntyre 10, Ksistof Lavrinovic 8, Morris Finley 7, Shaun Stonerook 6, Marco Carraretto 4, Benjamin Eze 2.
57 - AJ Milano: Jobey Thomas 13, David Hawkins 11, Hollis Price 10, Mike Hall 7, Yohann Sangare 7, Marco Mordente 5, Luca Vitali 2, Mindaugas Katelynas 2.
Posted 13 June 2009 - 03:40 PM
Siena, who has won all but 1 game in the regular season and hasn't lost once in the playoffs, is looking forward to end an amazing year with 38 wins and just 1 defeat in the scudetto. Milano on the other was placed 6th in the regular season, yet managed to reach the finals and are hoping to turn the situation in their favor.
Siena: Domercant 9, McIntyre 15, Eze 7, Carraretto 6, Sato 11, Lavrinovic 8, Kaukenas 16, Stonerook 7
Milano: Hall 9, Mordente 5, Vitali 3, Price 12, Hawkins 8, Katelynas 14, Marconato 5, Taylor 10
Posted 17 June 2009 - 03:34 PM
Siena entered the game hot, stepped on the gas and never looked back again. The first quarter saw Armani laying whole 23 points (!!) behind Siena, with the score being 9-32. A 30-point margin was established at the halftime which would only grow bigger until the end of the game.
The final score was 47-82 with David Hawkins having 13 points for the hosts (and some hospitality it was!). Ksystof Lavrinovic scored 15, Romain Sato 14, Rimantas Kaukenas 12 and Terrell McIntyre 11.
This is the fourth championship overall for Siena who had also won the Italian Cup in 2009, so completing a double this year.
Posted 16 November 2009 - 02:15 PM
Air Avelino 88-78 Ferrara
Varese 68-78 Virtus Bo.
AJ Milano 73-53 Cantu
Biella 72-80 Siena
Teramo 92-85 Caserta
Scavolini 73-84 Roma
Napoli 51-78 Montegranaro
Cremona 95-73 Benetton
Earl Rowland of Cremona was the MVP of gameday 6 as he scored 37 IRP. Dee Brown of Avelino led all scorers with 27 and his teammate Chevon Troutman all rebounders with 18. Giuseppe Poeta, Morris Finley and Randolph Childress, had 6 assists each.
6.Virtus Bo. 4-2
9.AJ Milano 3-3
Posted 28 February 2010 - 04:47 PM
2. Pepsi Caserta 12-6
3. Armani Jeans Milano 12-6
4. Canadian Solar BO 11-7
5. Air Avellino 11-7
6. Sigma Coatings Montegranaro 18 11-7
7. NGC Medical Cantu' 10-8
8. Lottomatica Roma 9-9
9. Benetton Treviso 9-9
10. Banca Tercas Teramo 8-10
11. Cimberio Varese 9-9
12. Angelico Biella 8-10
13. Scavolini Spar Pesaro 6-12
14. Vanoli Cremona 5-13
15. Carife Ferrara 5-13
16. Nuova AMG Sebastiani 0-18
Tony Skinn (1.85m) of Pistoia Basket (Legadue) uses the stomach of his opponent to make a big dunk without being given a foul.
Posted 28 February 2010 - 06:08 PM
Posted 18 May 2010 - 02:57 PM