Simone Pontecchio and Luigi Datum will be named to Italy’s final roster for the 2023 Fiba Basketball World Cup in Manila.
According to reports from fip.it , Final 12 took its name from Ajuri’s tune-up match against Puerto Rico, before they left for Shenzhen for the Fiba Solidarity Cup, where they would play two more games in the build-up for the World Cup.
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Italy will face the Philippines in their final group match at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum on Aug. 29. Ajuri will start the game against Angola at the Arena in the Philippines on Aug. 25 and face the Dominican Republic on Aug. 27.
Pontequio is the only member of the Italian squad currently playing in the NBA. The Utah Jazz Forward has previous experience with Olympia Milano in the Euroleague and Italian domestic league LBA. 토토사이트
Datom, 35, is the only holdover for the Italian team to play Gilas Filipinas at the 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup in Foshan, China.
After a brief stint with the Detroit Pistons and Boston Celtics, Datom retired from professional basketball, and this year’s World Cup could be his last in Ajouli.
The players who completed the final 12 are Marco Spisu, Stefano Tonot, Niccolo Meli, Giampaolo Ricci, Matteo Spagnolo, Achille Polonara, Muhammad Diouf, Luca Severini and Gabriel Pro.
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Melly is another Italian player with NBA experience who has played for the New Orleans Pelicans and Dallas Mavericks before playing for Olympia Milan for the past two seasons.
Tonot is also the 2021 National League MVP.