Friday, July 31, 2015

Preston Knowles Signs with Serie A Team in Italy

Former Louisville guard Preston Knowles has signed with Giorgio Tesi Group Pistoia in Italy's top-level Serie A league.

Knowles spent the last two seasons with Ironi Nes-Ziona in Israel's Winner League. In 34 games last season, he averaged 10.9 points and 3.7 assists per game.

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Giorgio Tesi Group Pistoia (Serie A) landed 26-year old American guard Preston Knowles (187-89, college: Louisville, agency: Relativity Sports). He has played for the last two years at Ironi Nes-Ziona in Israeli Winner League. In 34 games he averaged 10.9ppg, 2.8rpg, 3.7apg and 1.3spg last season.

Among other achievements Knowles won D-League East Conference championship title in 2012. He was selected to Israeli League All-Star Game in 2014.

Knowles has played also professionally in Greece (KAO Dramas), Ukraine (DniproAzot) and D-League (Springfield A.).

He attended University of Louisville until 2011 and it will be his fifth season in pro basketball.


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