Author: Andrew Bernucca

May 16th, 2017 | Andrew Bernucca

Step Back NBA, Euroleague is the True King of Basketball Pettiness

Pettiness in the NBA has been a topic of discussion this whole season. From Kevin Durant leaving OKC and his beloved bro for the already incredible Golden State Warriors, to […]

April 27th, 2017 | Andrew Bernucca

Do Nicolo Melli and Khem Birch have Eurosyndrome?

My last few columns have discussed what Eurosyndrome is, and has put players through the test. We started with Milos Teodosic and then moved to Cedi Osman and Aaron Jackson. All three players passed […]

April 14th, 2017 | Andrew Bernucca

Giannis, Valanciunas, Gasol, Gobert Headline International Players With Key Roles in the 2017 NBA Playoffs

The 2017 NBA Playoffs start tomorrow and they are loaded with international talent. Orazio Cauchi, Nicola Lupo and Andrew Bernucca have written features on the three most important international players […]

Marc Gasol Basketball
April 11th, 2017 | Andrew Bernucca

What to Expect from Marc Gasol in the NBA Playoffs

Marc Gasol, who was once known as “man boobs,” is arguably going to be the best center in the upcoming NBA post-season. Gasol was an All-Star this season for the third time […]

April 4th, 2017 | Andrew Bernucca

Do Aaron Jackson and Cedi Osman have Eurosyndrome?

Over the past few weeks, I’ve discussed Eurosyndrome. I’ve defined Eurosyndrome as a disease that some European—or European-based—players suffer from that allows them to succeed in Europe, but prevents them from […]

Milos Teodosic Basketball
March 28th, 2017 | Andrew Bernucca

Milos Teodosic – An Incredible Overseas Player, but how would he Fare in the NBA?

Milos Teodosic, the player who was voted as the best international player not in the NBA by NBA GM’s this past offseason, is going to be a free agent this […]

David Blatt Basketball
March 15th, 2017 | Andrew Bernucca

Dogus Owner to Move From Darussafaka to Fenerbahce – David Blatt to Resign

Sources told Def Pen Hoopsthat Dogus Group Chairman, Ferit Sahenk (the richest man in Turkey), will pull his money from Darussafaka Basketball this summer and invest it in Fenerbahce. David […]