EA7 Emporio Armani Milan added talent to its frontcourt on Friday with the addition of forward Davide Pascolo, who is coming off a season in which he as named to the All-Eurocup First Team.
Pascolo (2.01 meters, 25 years old) arrives from Italian side Dolomiti Energia Trento, where he spent the last five seasons. He was one of the main contributors to his former club’s quick climb from the Italian third division to the status of Eurocup contender.
Trento reached the Eurocup semifinals last season with Pascolo as one of the main contributors to the club’s historic success. Pascolo ranked seventh in the Eurocup in performance index rating, with 19.1 per game, and also posted team-highs of 15 points and 6.1 rebounds in 22 games. He scored in double figures in all but two games and took his performance to another level in the knockout stages by averaging 17.7 points, 8 rebounds and an index rating of 22.8, all leading to him being chosen to the All-Eurocup First Team. In Italian League action, he posted 13.6 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.6 assists per contest, helping Trento reach the playoffs.
Pascolo started his career with Udine, also in his native Italy, and after making his Eurocup debut last season, is now set to make his Turkish Airlines Euroleague debut, as well. Pascolo is also a member of the Italian national team.