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Detroit Pistons: What Now For Luigi Datome?

When the Detroit Pistons announced the signing of Luigi Datome last summer, it was the cause of much excitement and intrigue. Detroit desperately needed a three-point shooter, and Datome was one of the most highly rated in Europe. Pistons fans were desperately hoping that they had picked up an unknown gem in the mold of […] Detroit Pistons: What Now For Luigi Datome? - Hoops Habit...
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Video: Amar’e Stoudemire turns back the clock with big jam on Luigi Datome

Tweet Amar’e Stoudemire, due to a number of reasons that include his lower body injuries, has seen his role with the Knicks almost entirely diminish this season. He’s played in only seven of their 10 games and has seen the floor for just 11.1 minutes per game in those contests. As he got some run against the Pistons on Tuesday night, though, Stat...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond finds “Jesus” aka Luigi Datome in Vine video

As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, we do our best to track down the best Vine/Instagram videos on our fair Interwebs and the latest/greatest comes to us from Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond. Check out the below Vine clip which shows Andre finding Jesus aka teammate Luigi Datome: Hilarious…. *** Drummond image courtesy of Getty Images
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Vitor Faverani is ready to contribute, but will he?

When rumors surfaced that the Celtics would be looking overseas for extra talent this year, all signs pointed to sharpshooter Luigi Datome. When Datome signed with the Pistons, Danny Ainge and the front office staff quickly signed Brazilian big man Vitor Faverani – a 6’11 big man affectionately referred to as El Hombre Indestructible. In his own words Faverani describes his...
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October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Italy beats Spain in Euro tourney

Marc Gasol had 32 points and 10 rebounds, but Italy beat two-time defending champion Spain 86-81 in overtime at the European basketball championship on Monday. Italy overcame a 15-point deficit to earn the win, after Luigi Datome made a layup at the buzzer in regulation to force overtime. Also, Croatia knocked out Greece with a 92-88 victory in double OT. The loss meant little...
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September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons add Italian League MVP ‘Gigi’

Luigi Datome (Photo Credit: Clarence Tabb Jr. / Detroit News) Earlier this month the Detroit Pistons agreed to a two-year, $3.75 million contract with 25-year-old Italian League MVP Luigi ‘Gigi’ Datome. Datome, who played for Virtus Roma last season, is a 6-foot-8 small forward known for his perennial sharp-shooting from beyond the arc. Last season for Virtus Roma, Datome averaged...
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Pistons announce Datome, Bynum signings

The Detroit Pistons have officially announced the signings of Italian forward Luigi Datome and guard Will Bynum. The Pistons agreed about a week ago to a $3.5 million, two-year contract with Datome, who has played professionally in Italy since 2003. The 25-year-old Datome is 6-foot-8 and has been a member of the Italian national team since 2007. Datome was named Italian League...
Via AP on Fox
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

The Detroit Pistons, desperate for perimeter shooting sign European swingman Luigi Datome to a two year deal.

Have the Pistons made enough moves this off season to secure a playoff spot?
Via Halestorm Sports
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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