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Report: Celtics front-runners to sign Italian forward Gigi Datome

According to Sportando.net [1], the Celtics [2] and Grizzlies [3] are the two teams most interested in signing Italian forward Gigi Datome, with the general manager of the player’s Virtus Roma team stating that the Celts are the “front-runners to sign him.”

The 25-year-old Datome is coming off the best season of his career, having been named Serie A Regular Season MVP after averaging 16.4 points and 4.3 rebounds per game.

(Here is Datome’s Twitter account, [4] although you better have Google translator at the ready.)