Hoops Stories

“Hoops Stories” is a space dedicated to all the www.davidemoretti.it guests. Periodically, we will host contributes of people that work into the world of basketball: journalist, coaches, managers and much more. Thanks to everybody that will make, with their thinks, this website more interesting.
THE HARD WORKER POWERFULL!

THE HARD WORKER POWERFULL!

What's doing Tony Giovacchini right now? "I am currently still connected to both basketball and Italy. I am the American partner of a company in Torino called Delos. They produce a system that analyzes and trains proprioceptive control. It’s a system I was introduced...

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THE HAMMER!  CHRISTOPHER “CHRIS” MC NEALY.

THE HAMMER! CHRISTOPHER “CHRIS” MC NEALY.

What is doing Chris McNealy right now? "My wife and I have a B&B business in the Hills between Bologna and Florence. I help here with all the daily activities on running the business. Apart from that I do Tours for Groups of Americans coming on vacation in Italy....

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JOE BLAIR: CHAMPS, COACH AND GLOBETROTTER!!

JOE BLAIR: CHAMPS, COACH AND GLOBETROTTER!!

What doing JOE BLAIR right now, inside and outside the Basketball sistem? "I am currently the head coach of the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. We are the G-League affiliate of the Houston Rockets." What do you remember about your European experience? "I have nothing but...

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THE PROFESSOR DONTE MATHIS!

THE PROFESSOR DONTE MATHIS!

What is doing DONTE MATHIS right now? "I'm currently still involved with international basketball in the UK, Asia but in a different capacity, I am currently the head coach at Texas Christian School in Houston TX and we have some really talented young men from all...

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EVOLUTION AND REVOLUTION

EVOLUTION AND REVOLUTION

by Giorgio Pomponi. Dear Davide, I apologize if I will write this contribution to your blog in an "unconventional" way, but I have at least two good reasons. The first is that I haven't the technical skills of the "Vate" Bianchini, or the field skills of Super Mario...

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THE COURAGE OF MORETTI’S DINASTY

THE COURAGE OF MORETTI’S DINASTY

by Franco Marcelletti. I have been back for two years to training in the youth sector of the Verona Tezenis because I liked the idea of helping to grow some young talent from Verona. Many were the differences that immediately struck me. First of all, a predilection to...

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WHEN I WENT TO BARCELLONA…

WHEN I WENT TO BARCELLONA…

by Gianluca Basile. Dear Davide, you chose to go to Texas and play in the NCAA, so I want to tell you about how it went to me, when I chose to leave Italy to get to Spain. Choosing to leave Fortitudo Bologna for Barcelona was not easy at all. After the 2005 Italy...

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CIRCLE OF LIFE

CIRCLE OF LIFE

by Paolo Moretti. The primarily purpose that I had when I left for this journey in Texas was to know personally, if all the reassurances that Davide has gave to us everyday when we called him, were the truth, or they were only excuses to don’t let us be worry for him....

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THREE REASONS TO CHOOSE A US COLLEGE

THREE REASONS TO CHOOSE A US COLLEGE

by Valerio Bianchini. Davide is another of the talented young men that have chosen US colleges to complete their basketball development. It is a correct choice, mainly for three reasons. The first is technical. In US colleges the goal is the improvement of the...

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HAVE A NICE TRIP, DAVIDE!

HAVE A NICE TRIP, DAVIDE!

by Angelo Costa Have a nice trip Davide Moretti, an almost twenty year old talent that carries a suitcase filled with an Italian hope: to have another player. If not a player for its league, a player for the National team. In other times it would have been the least;...

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I REMEMBER A CHILD…

I REMEMBER A CHILD…

by Mario Boni. I met Davide Moretti during the 1999/2000 season. Obviously,he was only 1 year old and he couldn’t play, I was playing at that time! Since life is a weird business and the basketball as well, I went to Roseto degli Abruzzi, called to replace Paolo...

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