Jennings' Italian job gets mixed reviews
Updated: June 9, 2009, 2:26 PM ETBy Chad Ford | ESPN.com
Luca Sgamellotti/EB/Getty ImagesBrandon Jennings averaged 7.6 points in just under 20 minutes per game in Euroleague action.TREVISO, Italy -- Two weeks ago, Brandon Jennings' grand European experiment ended with a whimper and then, a demand. His team, Lottomotica Roma, had just been upset in the quarterfinals of the Italian League playoffs. Jennings, who many NBA scouts predict will be a lottery pick in this month's NBA draft, hadn't played a minute in the entire playoff series. Frustrated, and a little bit angry, Jennings had had enough. Before his team had even left the court he was on the phone with his agent. "Get me out of here." Within 48 hours Jennings was on a plane back home to Los Angeles. His one-year European adventure was over.
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