Italian small forwards who was decided on 6th general by the brand new York Knicks in 2008; exchanged towards the Denver Nuggets within a 2011 offer that sent superstar forwards Carmelo Anthony to NY. He was called the Italian Group MVP while playing for Olimpia Milano in 2008. He helped lead the Nuggets to many playoff performances but constant accidents hampered his capability to additional aid the group. He grew up with one sibling called Federico. He was an integral part of the blockbuster 2011 trade that brought Carmelo Anthony to the brand new York Knicks.