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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Gentile renewed with Treviso until 2014

They're building a team of gifted young players.



Benetton Basket Treviso announced that they extended the contract of Alessandro Gentile until 2014, with mutual consent from both parties.

Alessandro Gentile has been in Treviso since 2007, he won a junior championship in 2009 and since last year is permanently in the first team, although only in November 2010 the age of 18. This season he averaged 8.1 points per game (11.3 in the second round) with 56% 2 point shots, 31% from behind the arc in 21 minutes per game.

In Eurocup instead he averaged 7.7 points per game with a 22-point high. Gentile was also named Best Player Under 22 in Serie A.

He said : " Treviso is a city where I am fine, and the Benetton Basket I think is the best place to grow for a young player. I'm glad to be here in Treviso in the coming years and I hope we can create a young and ambitious, as the tradition of this society . "

souce : benettonbasket.it

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