Our Scorers 1st Player Spotlight features Ryan Amoroso, who is playing this season for BNB Barese of Division 2 Silver in Italy.
Over the weekend, the 6-foot-9, 243 pound power forward/center posted his biggest performance of the 2013-14 season by finishing with 28 points (7-10 FG) and 14 rebounds in a tough double-overtime loss to Ferrara. Amoroso is now averaging 16.8 points and 10.3 rebounds per game, while shooting a resounding 70% from the field on the season.
This is Amoroso’s second stint playing professionally in Italy (he holds dual citizenship between the US and Italy, after spending the 2011-12 season with Piacenza BC in which he averaged 7 points and 4.8 rebounds per game (60% FG) in 17.6 minutes per game (32 games).
Last season, Amoroso proved himself to be one of the best big men in Iceland’s Dominoes League – 20.7 points, 14.5 rebounds per game (ranked 2nd in the league), while shooting 56.3% from FG and 39.5% in 15 regular season games for Snaefell.
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