Trento are LegaDue Final Four winners. They overcame Pistoia for the trophy tonight. Barry Elder (197-G-82, college: Georgia Tech) netted 23 points to pace the hosts. Pistoia stormed into the game. They pulled away for a 21:9 lead after ten minutes. Trento increased the tempo in the second frame. The hosts narrowed the deficit at just two points at halftime 31:33. Pistoia held on to the lead in the third quarter. The visitors arrived at the final intermission up by 3 points 56:59. Trento finally turned things around in the fourth quarter. The hosts went on a deadly run supported by the home crowd. Trento spurred ahead and executed the win to perfection. Davide Pascolo (201-F-90) provided 16 points, while Michael Umeh (188-PG-84, agency: Two Points, college: UNLV) added 12 points for the winning side. Antonio Graves (191-G-85, agency: Two Points, college: Pittsburgh) answered with 24 points for Pistoia. Giacomo Galanda (211-F/C-75) and Riccardo Cortese (195-G/F-86) chipped in 10 points apiece in the loss.
Italian Serie B round 24 best performance: Daniele Grilli - 1 hour 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... [read more]