The Incredible Mr. Ricci - the most unexpected EuroLeague rookie story

AX Armani Exchange Milan newcomer Giampaolo Ricci talks to BasketNews’ Donatas Urbonas about his unexpected journey to the EuroLeague from the lower Italian divisions, making Milos Teodosic smile as a captain, shocking the Italian basketball world with his summer decision and dreaming about the next crazy scenarios


  • Intro about maths in basketball (00:00);
  • The unexpected story from the 3rd division to the EuroLeague (5:33);
  • Handling haters, advice for underrated players (10:23);
  • The coach who boosted his career (15:52);
  • The captain speech for Teodosic and Belinelli (21:48);
  • How the captain of a championship team moved to rivals (26:49);
  • The next crazy chapter for Pippo Ricci, crazy fans’ reaction (29:27).

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