An American view on florentine basketball
Weeks after the Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers for their fourth championship in franchise history it was draft night in New York City. The draft ..
Round four of the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers ended in less dramatic fashion than usual with a blowout game four win, but the road to the win was full ..
In the United States it’s incredibly common for sporting events to be overdramatized and made a spectacle of with military involvement, tens of thousands of fans, ..
The clock is ticking as this year’s All Star Game in Florence is almost here. What started as a dream has now become a reality thanks to co-founder Tommaso Paoletti. ..
Conveniently located in Champs de Mars, location plays a big role in the success of U.S. Affrico’s as one of the most important sports venues in Firenze. I had the honor ..
There is not a lot of opportunity to watch basketball on television in Italy. However, throughout the last couple years there has been a growth in media coverage ..
In 2006 the Sancat Sports Association opened its doors to basketball, and since then has grown to become one of Florence’s most well known youth basketball leagues. ..
While Italy has it own version of professional basketball, that doesn’t stop them from becoming fans of the NBA. It’s no question that football is Italy’s ..
They create an opportunity to grow, to connect with others, to practice, to excel, and to enjoy the game from the young to the old. Playgrounds are a place for people ..
The Cleveland Cavaliers fall to Golden State in game five of the NBA playoffs, losing 120-129. The Cavaliers avoided the humiliation of a sweep, winning game four ..
There are approximately 5,000 American students who attend the almost 50 American Universities in Florence throughout the summer. The top sports of interest among ..
Following the loss of game two the Cavaliers failed to defend the land against the Warriors, losing 118-113 and remain winless in the series now at 3-0. The Cavs ..
For the third year in a row, the Cleveland Cavaliers face the Golden State Warriors in the NBA finals. Watching game 1 was a bit too familiar, witnessing Golden ..
When I first came to Florence, I was very skeptical about the sports scene. I am not a large soccer/football fan and I was worried that there would be nothing else ..
I still remember the day when I got a basketball hoop, I was six and all I wanted to do was make a shot. I spent that summer playing, or attempting to, with my older ..
We would like to welcome you to our section “An American View”. We are interning this summer with Firenze Basketblog and sharing our basketball experiences and our American ..
Firenze Basketblog non è solo un progetto editoriale, solo un blog informativo sul basket in città, ma anche un progetto culturale e divulgativo. Per questo motivo ..