Stefano Tonut released by Venezia, ready to sign with Armani Exchange

2022-06-24 20:18
Credit: FIBA
Credit FIBA

Stefano Tonut has left Umana Reyer Venezia and is expected to sign with his new team, AX Armani Exchange Milan, at the beginning of July. 

The players is currently in Trieste with the Italian national team. On Saturday, Gianmarco Pozzecco will make his debut on the team's bench against Slovenia, before Italy take on the Netherlands on July 4, for the World Cup qualifiers.

According to the latest info, Stefano Tonut could join Armani Milan once he's finished with Italy. The EuroLeague team has already paid a sum of 200,000 euros, accodring to the EuroLeague escape clause on the Italian international's contract.

Points this season

44%
72,9
Points made: 72,9
Accuracy: 44,3%
Place in standings: 18
Record max: 89
Record min: 48
Best scorer: Shavon Shields

On Friday evening, Tonut bid farewell to Umana Reyer Venezia with an Instagram post.

"Along this path I have met so many fantastic people, and not seeing them so frequently will make me feel strange," the 28-year-old shooting guard wrote.

"But in saying goodbye I want to say first of all that it would not be right to remember only the championships, the cups and the thousand challenges we have won together in these 7 years. Today I want to remember that we did all this together: club, team and fans, we were one thing."

Tonut registered 9.9 points, 2.6 rebounds, 2.9 assists, and 10.2 PIR in 17 EuroCup duels this year. He won two Italian League championships with Venezia (2017, 2019).

He was also an important piece for the Italian national team in Tokyo Olympics. Over 4 contests (26.6 minutes), he averaged 10.0 points, 2.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists, and 9.8 PIR. Italy was eliminated in the quarterfinals stage by France.

AX Armani Exchange Milan

Position Player Status
SG Jerian Grant Signed until 2023
SG Devon Hall Signed until 2023
SG Davide Moretti Signed until 2025
SF Shavon Shields Signed until 2023
SF Davide Alviti Signed until 2024
PF Giampaolo Ricci Signed until 2023
PF Luigi Datome Signed until 2023
PF Dinos Mitoglou Signed until 2024
PF Nicolo Melli Signed until 2024
C Kaleb Tarczewski Signed until 2023
C Kyle Hines (story) Signed until 2023
C Brandon Davies (story) Signed until 2024
Coach Ettore Messina
Expired contract Sergio Rodriguez, Malcolm Delaney, Troy Daniels, Ricardo Moraschini (not coming back), Paul Biligha, Trey Kell, Ben Bentil
Rumored to leave Malcolm Delaney (story), Sergio Rodriguez (story), Dinos Mitoglou (story), Kaleb Tarczewski, Troy Daniels
Interested Billy Baron (story), Kevin Pangos, Johannes Voigtmann, Stefano Tonut (story), Amedeo Tessitori (story)

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