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  Tuesday, May 17, 2005

Gigli's buyout reportedly set at 1.5 million euro
By Luis Fernández

La href=/profile//> Gazzetta href=/profile//> di href=/profile//> Reggio href=/profile//> reports href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> Angelo href=/profile//> Gigli's href=/profile//> team href=/profile//> Bipop href=/profile//> Carire href=/profile//> Reggio href=/profile//> Emilia href=/profile//> has href=/profile//> set href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> amount href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> player's href=/profile//> buyout href=/profile//> at href=/profile//> 1.5 href=/profile//> million href=/profile//> euros, href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> surprisingly href=/profile//> high href=/profile//> figure href=/profile//> considering href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Italian href=/profile//> forward href=/profile//> has href=/profile//> only href=/profile//> one href=/profile//> more href=/profile//> year href=/profile//> left href=/profile//> on href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> contract.

For href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> small href=/profile//> team href=/profile//> like href=/profile//> Reggio href=/profile//> Emilia, href=/profile//> even href=/profile//> if href=/profile//> they href=/profile//> would href=/profile//> surely href=/profile//> love href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> have href=/profile//> him href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> another href=/profile//> season, href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> money href=/profile//> they href=/profile//> could href=/profile//> get href=/profile//> by href=/profile//> letting href=/profile//> Angelo href=/profile//> go href=/profile//> this href=/profile//> year href=/profile//> could href=/profile//> be href=/profile//> too href=/profile//> much href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> turn href=/profile//> it href=/profile//> down. href=/profile//> But href=/profile//> such href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> big href=/profile//> amount href=/profile//> doesn't href=/profile//> make href=/profile//> any href=/profile//> sense. href=/profile//> Even href=/profile//> if href=/profile//> Gigli href=/profile//> managed href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> sneak href=/profile//> into href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> late href=/profile//> teens, href=/profile//> it href=/profile//> would href=/profile//> probably href=/profile//> make href=/profile//> more href=/profile//> sense href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> wait href=/profile//> another href=/profile//> year href=/profile//> before href=/profile//> signing href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> NBA href=/profile//> contract. href=/profile//> Then href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> would href=/profile//> come href=/profile//> free href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> Emilia href=/profile//> would href=/profile//> be href=/profile//> out href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> luck. href=/profile//>

Meanwhile, href=/profile//> Angelo href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> training href=/profile//> hard href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> week href=/profile//> now href=/profile//> (over href=/profile//> three href=/profile//> hours href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> day), href=/profile//> as href=/profile//> reports href=/profile//> Il href=/profile//> Resto href=/profile//> del href=/profile//> Carlino href=/profile//> under href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> supervision href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> Gigi href=/profile//> Vercalli, href=/profile//> Reggio href=/profile//> Emilia's href=/profile//> athletic href=/profile//> trainer. href=/profile//> He href=/profile//> expects href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> go href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> US href=/profile//> on href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> 25th href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> this href=/profile//> month href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> start href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> round href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> private href=/profile//> workouts.

Phoenix href=/profile//> seems href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> be href=/profile//> one href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> most href=/profile//> interested href=/profile//> franchises. href=/profile//> The href=/profile//> brand href=/profile//> new href=/profile//> NBA href=/profile//> Coach href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Year, href=/profile//> Mike href=/profile//> D'Antoni, href=/profile//> had href=/profile//> some href=/profile//> words href=/profile//> about href=/profile//> Gigli: href=/profile//> I href=/profile//> know href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> Brian href=/profile//> Colangelo href=/profile//> went href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> take href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> first-hand href=/profile//> look. href=/profile//> He href=/profile//> told href=/profile//> me href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> Angelo href=/profile//> left href=/profile//> an href=/profile//> excellent href=/profile//> impression. href=/profile//> But href=/profile//> I href=/profile//> don't href=/profile//> know href=/profile//> anything href=/profile//> else, href=/profile//> because href=/profile//> I href=/profile//> don't href=/profile//> have href=/profile//> time href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> watch href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> draft href=/profile//> prospects href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> could href=/profile//> be href=/profile//> interesting href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> us. href=/profile//> We href=/profile//> have href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> season href=/profile//> going href=/profile//> on href=/profile//> here, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> at href=/profile//> this href=/profile//> time href=/profile//> I href=/profile//> have href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> think href=/profile//> about href=/profile//> how href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> stop href=/profile//> Dirk href=/profile//> Nowitzki. href=/profile//> I'll href=/profile//> think href=/profile//> about href=/profile//> Gigli href=/profile//> when href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> season href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> over, href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> said href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> Informazione href=/profile//> di href=/profile//> Reggio.