Montepaschi lands Pietro Aradori

Pietro AradoriMontepaschi Siena has added more fire power to its roster by inking up-and-coming shooting guard Pietro Aradori to a three-year deal, the club announced Friday. Aradori (192, 21) arrives from Angelico Biella, where he averaged 14.4 points and 4.6 rebounds in 5 Eurocup games last season. He boosted his numbers up to 16.7 points and 5 rebounds in the Italian League, being its third top scorer. Aradori has also played for Armani Jeans Milano, Andrea Costa Imola and Casalpusterlengo in his native Italy. He has also been a member of the Italian under-16, under-18, under-20 and senior national teams and is expected to help Italy at the EuroBasket 2011 qualifying round this summer. He helped Italy to win the bronze medal at the 2007 European under-20 Championships in Nova Gorica, Slovenia.