Rodney Green (195-F/G-88, college: La Salle) moves to Casale for the next season. The American player moves from Ukraine. Last year Rodney Green played for MBC Mykolaiv. The American G/SF signed a deal for one season. Earlier he played for Altshuler Saham Galil Gilboa, where he had 12.2 ppg, 3.2 rpg and 2.1 apg for 18 games in Premier league. Green also added 10 ppg, 4.7 rpg and 2.8 apg for 6 EuroCup games. During the season he moved to Ironi Ashkelon averaging 15.7 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.7 assists for 13 games. Green participated at the Premier League All-Star game and he was also named Eurobasket.com All-Israeli League Honorable Mention -11. It was first professional season for Rodney Green. He graduated last year at La Salle University. For 18 games as a senior he had 18.5 ppg, 5.1 rpg and 4.3 apg. In 2011-2012 for MBC Mykolaiv (Ukraine-Superleague, starting five) his stats read 16.9ppg, 5.0rpg, 3.0apg, 1.0spg, FGP: 54.5%, 3PT: 24.4%, FT: 67.5%.
I had the opportunity to have a little chat with the new UCC Assigeco Piacenza signing, Gilvydas Biruta (203-PF-91, college: Rhode Island). He started the season at Aries Trikalla BC in Greek A1 league. In 21 games he recorded 11.0ppg, 7.0rpg and 1.5apg this season. Biruta ended the last season at GS Lavrio (also in A1) where in 5 games he averaged 3.4ppg and 2.2rpg. But the most of that year he spent at Neptunas Klaipeda in Lithuanian LKL. In 21 games he had 3.5ppg and 2.4rpg. Biruta hel... [read more]