In the 18-19 season the objectives were not met in Euroleague and in the domestic competition. Therefore, Olimpia Milano seeks to form a template that will return to opt for the Top 8 and the Italian Scudetto. Great signings and Ettore Messina to direct them.
Olimpia Milano 2019-2020 signings
Renowned Catanian coach Ettore Messina arrives to replace Simone Pianigiani. Land at the club biancorossi having been assistant coach of Gregg Popovich at the San Antonio Spurs. He arrives at the Italian club to return his hegemony in Lega A and to opt for a place among the 8 best in the Euroleague.
After the arrival of Ettore Messina, Tom Bialaszewski joined as assistant coach. And how gerente general to the Greek Christos Stravropoulos.
Aaron White and Ricardo Moraschini
The former Alero / Ala-Pivot of Zalgiris de Kaunas Aaron White has signed a two-year contract with the Milanese team. The forward American will bring quality to those of Messina, his greatest strength is to penetrate the ring and finish plays with powerful mates. Another of its main is the completion of the alley oop, also has a good mid-range shot and a decent shot from the perimeter: 36.2% T3 (Euroleague).
Riccardo Moraschini is an Italian Escort / Alero from Brindisi de la Lega. It will be part of the Milanese rotation and its role will be to help the team leaving from the bench. He signed these numbers with Brindisi: 12.1 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.8 assists.
Possible signings of the Olimpia Milano 2019-2020
The Tenerife base Sergio Rodríguez dissociated himself from the CSKA of Moscow in June and several rumors broke out about a possible return to Real Madrid. We also talked about options like Valencia Basket. But finally it seems that the "Chacho" will choose to be directed again by Ettore Messina and will come to accompany Mike James in the outer positions.
According to Sportando, the American escort Michael Roll would be another arrival. There would already be an agreement between the former Maccabi and CAI Zaragoza, and the whole biancorossi, This would come to be the replacement of his star, Mike James. It is a great scorer that in the ranks of the Israeli group had great impact leaving from the bench, giving quality minutes and will replace the loss of James Nunnaly.
The Lithuanian escort / forward Edgaras Ulanovas is the most complicated signing to materialize, since the Lokomotiv has placed a great offer on the table and Zalgiris does not want to let him out. According to the Lithuanian journalist Donatas Urbonas, it seems that the Milanese have already made their offer and the talks are advanced. But Zalgiris has tied him with his contract and will not be a free agent until next season.
Lows of the Olympia Milano 2019-2020
The American forward / guard James Nunnally arrived mid-season to replace the loss of Dairis Bertans and increase the quality of the set. After conducting a campaign without great display, its continuity was considered as something very real, but apparently he will go to the Chinese league in the next few days and will not continue in the new Milanese project.
Slovenian Pivot Alen Omic has been one of the Joventut additions on his return to Europe, he returns to the ACB after passing through Unicaja Málaga and Gran Canaria. He arrives in Badalona to be a fundamental pillar in the Carles Durán team.
The performance of the Lithuanian 4 Mindaugas Kuzminskas did not convince in Milan and it was not renewed this summer, after making a season with lights and shadows. The main candidate to seize the services of this quality free agent is Panathinaikos.
The former North American base of the Olympia in Milan Curtis Jerrells definitely leaves discipline biancorossi after spending his second stage in Milan. In the month of June he finished his contract and agreed not to renew him, the 1 Texan will look for another destination in which to demonstrate his quality at his 32 years.