Coleby signs deal to join the top league in Italy


Tribune Sports Reporter

DWIGHT Coleby is on the move again after he signed a deal to join the top league in Italy for the remainder of the season.

Coleby joined Dinamo Banco di Sardegna Sassari of Italy’s Lega Basket Serie A. The club is currently the European Cup Champions.

Coleby looks to strengthen an already promising season for Dinamo Sassari.

In the Champions League they are currently 8-3, second in Group A and are also second in the Italian League with a 15-3 record.

In the challenge with Pinar he scored a double double with 16 points and 15 rebounds, while against Ankara - Dinamo’s opponent in the Basketball Champions League - he canned 23 points.

Dwight Coleby is with his third team in as many seasons and is averaging 11.5 points and a team leading 8.5 rebounds for ITU in Turkey’s BSL Leagu. He recently completed a 15 game stint with ITU Basket Istanbul in the Turkish BSL league.

He averaged 14.1ppg and 7.4rpg this season and previously spent the pre-season with Kalev/Cramo (KML) in Estonian league.

Coleby spent a portion of last season alongside his brother Kadeem with the Akita Northern Happinets following a short stint in Belgium with Liege Basket in Belgium’s Pro Basketball League (PBL). Dwight returned to Leige Basket and the PBL following his stint in Japan.

Stay tuned.