J.R. Giddens stays with Brescia

J.R. GiddensFormer NBA player J.R. Giddens (196 cm, New Mexico’06) has signed on for another season with Centrale del Latte Brescia (Italy, Lega Due). The swingman joined the Italian club last season and was in fine form throughout the Lega2 campaign. The American featured in 39 games for Brescia and logged averages of 16.0 points, 7.6 rebounds, 1.1 assists, and 1.8 steals per game. J.R. Giddens is an experienced player in Europe and has played in Poland, Greece, Spain, and Italy, while he has featured in both the Euroleague and Eurocup.

Giddens was drafted by the Boston Celtics in 2008, but despite featuring for the franchise on numerous occasions he has never become a comfortable player in the NBA.

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