Brescia signs former NBAer J.R. Giddens - Sep 11, 2012
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J.R. Giddens (196-G-85, agency: Priority Sports, college: N.Mexico) will continue his career in Italy. The former NBA player signed a 1-year deal with Brescia. They will compete in LegaDue. Giddens spent last season with PAOK Thessaloniki. He appeared 16 times in Greek league averaging 7.9 points and 5.6 rebounds. The player had much better numbers in EuroCup adding 14 ppg and 7.8 rpg for 6 appearances. J.R. Giddens started 2010/11 season with Asseco Prokom registering 9 ppg and 5.2 rpg for 10 Euroleague games. They parted ways in December and Giddens signed for Valencia in January. However, he was released quickly and moved to the NBA D-League team New Mexico Thunderbirds. There he had 13 ppg and 5.5 rpg for 17 games. In the past, J.R. Giddens played fro the New York Knicks and also for the Boston Celtics. With the Knicks he had 4.1 ppg and 2.8 rpg for 11 NBA games in 2009/10. He joined them in February of 2010. J.R. Giddens is a product of the New Mexico State University.
Italian Serie B round 24 best performance: Daniele Grilli - 7 hours ago
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Guard Daniele Grilli (191-G-87) had a great game in the last round for Barcellona, receiving a Eurobasket.com Serie B Player of the Week award for round 24. The 29-year old player was the main contributor (35 points, three rebounds and five assists) to his team's victory, helping them to beat Maddaloni (#16, 3-21) 86-75. Barcellona is placed at 4th position in their group in Italian Serie B. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season. Barcellona w...