Despite going 2-0 and advancing to the semi-finals of the FIBA Olympic Qualifiers, one of Italy’s NBA stars isn’t a fan of the Molten basketballs.
Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari is used to using the standard leather NBA balls, and while the FIBA-issue Molten basketballs are leather as well, Gallinari is not a fan, it seems.
Danilo Gallinari criticized the balls used by FIBA at the Olympic Qualifying Tournament
— Sportando (@Sportando) July 6, 2016
While its understandable to adjust to different things while on international duty, professionals shouldn’t really complain about their tools of the trade.