As we reported few days ago American high school star Brandon Jennings (18, 1.85) is on his way to Lottomatica Roma. Talented point guard reached an agreement with Italian league runners-up. Only details are left to be agreed. The club also announced that Jennings's younger brother will play for the youth team official club website reports.
Brandon Jennings met the with representitives of the club in Summer League in Las Vegas. According to his agent there were lots of interest coming from European clubs but Lottomatica was the first and came with the best offer.
European basketball legend Dejan Bodiroga who is the general manager of Lottomatica Roma was delighted with the signing.
Lottomatica will play in Euroleague Group C against TAU Ceramica, Fenerbahce Ulker, Olimpija, Joventut and Alba Berlin.
One of the hottest prospects in USA will his with his family in Italy.
If everything goes to the Jennings's plan he should be drafted next summer and will leave Europe for NBA.