Thursday, April 29, 2010
Jamie Arnold to play for Olimpia Milano
According to basketnet.gr, Jamie Arnold(2.03-SF/PF) will be the new player of Olimpia Milano, that are looking for a replacement for Marijonas Petravicius in their frontline. Arnold played for Peristeri BC this season in Greece and the regular season just finished today. The Greek team finished 9th and couldn't make it to the play-offs so Arnold is now free to find the next stop in his career.
He graduated from Wichita State in 1998 and since then he's had a long career in Europe playing in Echo Houthalen, Hapoel Galil Elyon, Evreux, Keravnos, KK Krka, Badalona, Maccabi, Hapoel Jerusalem and Virtus Bologna. He only played 14 games for Virtus Bologna averaging 8.1 points and 4.6 rebounds. Arnold also has an Israeli passport so he play in Europe as a Bosman player. He had a great season in Greece averaging 14 points 6 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 24 games in the A1 league.
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