Roma keeps Hutson, adds Toure

Herve ToureAs the Italian club announced they have reached an agreement with the american power forward/center for the renewal of his contract for another two seasons.

Hutson had joined Roma last summer from Efes Pilsen and was one of their best players throughout the season and his efforts were awarded by a new contract.
 
Hutson has a huge experience of European basketball as he has played for several clubs in several countries such as Peristeri, Efes Pilsen, Panionios, Ural Great, Marousi, Napoli and Makedonikos.
 
In the meanwhile Roma strengthened their front court furthermore adding the French forward Herve Toure. Toure who is 27 years old and stands at 207cm had played in Italy for Cantu over the past two seasons where he attaracted a lot of attention with his skills.
 
Last season he averaged 11 points and 6 rebounds per game in Lega A over 30 games and after signing for Roma he stated:
 
"My goal is to show my value and to help the team in both in the Euroleague and the Italian championship. I am very pleased to have reached this agreement with Roma and to be able to return to the Euroleague. It is an important step forward in my career … Rome is a beautiful city and the capital. It will be great to live here. I will do everything to help this team."
 
Roma's coach Nando Gentile was happy about the signing too:
 
"Toure is a great player from a technical viewpoint, who can create for his peers and has a good shot from the three. He is also an excellent defender and very motivated to play again in the Euroleague."

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