(Foto: Agenzia Ciamillo & Castoria)
Alessandro Gentile led Olimpia Milano to their first Serie A Championship in the last 18 years.
The captain of EA7 was selected by the Houston Rockets in Thursday's NBA draft with the 53rd overall pick.
Gentile was named MVP of the Finals and paced all the scorers in Game 7 with 18 points in 28 minutes.
After the game Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey congratuled him on Twitter and welcomed him to the Houston Family.
Welcome to the Rockets Alessandro Gentile! Scorer who can attack the basket & pass with 2-way ability due to his size&length at the 3— Daryl Morey (@dmorey) June 27, 2014
Congratulations 2Gentile&Milan on winning Italian League championship just a few hours ago. Alessandro is the captain&best player in Italy— Daryl Morey (@dmorey) June 27, 2014