Alessandro Gentile Joins Hapoel

Italian forward, Alessandro Gentile joins Hapoel "Bank Yahav" Jerusalem

From: Hapoel Jerusalem - 18:07 | 03/04/2017 | (Photo by: Armani Milano)

Hapoel "Bank Yahav" Jerusalem happy to announce the addition of Alessandro Gentile. The 24-year-old Italian forward grew up with Treviso Basket and after two years with the senior squad he moved to Armani Milano where he won the Italian championship twice and the Italian cup one. Gentile was also named Italian League Finals MVP in 2014. This year, Hapoel will be his 3rd stop after playing in Milano and Panathinaikos. Overall, in six Euroleague season he averaged 22.5 minutes, 10.7 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists. Gentile is also a memeber of the Italian national squad where Simone Pianigiani was his coach.

Gentile's agreement is until the end of the season and Coach Pianigiani said after the announcement: "He is a very talented player and we know each other really well. This is a big opportunity for us but the transfer deadline is in two weeks. He can cover many positions and he will add valuable power".

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