Thursday, November 26, 2009

Napoli signed Travis Best

Napoli signed another player in their desperate effort to remain in the LegaA1.

This time they announced veteran NBA star, Travis Best(1.81-PG) who comes to Italy at the age of 37 to try and rescue the ailing team of Napoli from relegation.

Best was drafted 23rd in the 1st round of the 1995 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. He has played for the Pacers, the Chicago Bulls, the Miami Heat, the Dallas Mavericks and the New Jersey Nets, with career averages of 7.6 points 1.8 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game in a total of 708 games in the NBA.

He has also played for Unics Kazan, Virtus Bologna and briefly for Prokom Trefl. Last season he played for Avellino in the Euroleague and the Lega A1. In the Euroleague he averaged 9.6 points 2.3 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 10 Euroleague games and in Italy he averaged 8.9 points 2.6 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 28 games.

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