Latest News David Andersen is a professional basketball player currently playing for Houston Rockets in the NBA. David was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks in 2002. Fri, 02 Mar 2012 19:36:50 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Montepaschi Makes Quarterfinals Montepaschi Siena hosted Real Madrid on Thursday March 1 at PalaEstra in the final game of the Euroleague Top 16.  Sitting on top of the Group F table, with Gescrap BB and Real Madrid one game behind, a loss could have spelt disaster for Montepaschi.  Luckily, although Montepaschi lost to Real Madrid 90-102, the losing margin was less than 37 points and even with Gescrap BB beating Unicaja Malaga, Montepaschi Siena held top spot on the table and will now play in the Euroleague Quarterfinals.  Dave played 22:40 minutes, scoring 11 points and grabbing one defensive rebound.  Bo McCalebb top scored for Siena with 15 points while David Moss grabbed the most rebounds for the team, 3.  Real Madrid out-rebounded Montepaschi Siena 46-20 for the game.  Montepaschi will now play a best of 5 series (2-2-1) against Olympiacos Piraeus who finished second in group E.

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Montepaschi Pipped Again.... Montepaschi Siena played Acea Roma on Sunday February 26 in the A Series Championship.  In their first LegaBasket game since their Italian Cup win Montepaschi came out strong to hold the lead at every change.  Acea Roma managed to outscore Montepaschi in the final quarter to win 77-76.  Dave played 27 minutes and scored 15 points, grabbed four defensive rebounds and had two assists.  Dave and Bo McCalebb equal top scored with 15 points each while Pietro Aradori top rebounded for Montepaschi with six rebounds.  Montepaschi is still four points clear on top of the table and will host EA7 Emporio Armani Milano on Sunday March 4 at the PalaEstra.

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Montepaschi Pipped at the Post Montepaschi Siena  travelled to Bilbao in Spain to play Gescrap BB in game 5 of the Euroleague Top 16.  A win for Montepaschi would guarantee them a place in the Final 8, a loss would see them still in contention.  After a tight game that saw the end of quarter lead's be one or none, Gescrap BB managed to pip Montepaschi at the post to win 60-59.  Dave played 28:09 minutes and grabbed seven rebounds and three assists.  Igor Rakocevic top score for Montepaschi with 14 points.  The loss still sees Montepaschi Siena on top of the Group F table having won four out of their five games.  Gescrap BB sits in second spot with three wins, two losses with Real Madrid third (three wins, two losses).  The final round of the Top 16 is set to be interesting.  Montepaschi hosts Real Madrid while Gescrap BB plays the winless Unicaja Malaga in Malaga.  A win to Montepaschi will see them in the Final 8, a win to Gescrap and Real Madrid will see three out of four teams in Group F with four wins and two losses.  According to "In this situation, the score difference achieved by Real Madrid is the key to determine the final standings, as follows: 

Real Madrid win by less than 23 points, Siena 1st place, Gescrap 2nd place.
Real Madrid win by more than 22 AND less than 30 points, Siena 1st place, Real Madrid 2nd place.
Real Madrid win by more than 29 points AND less than 38 points, Real Madrid 1st place, Siena 2nd place.
Real Madrid win by more than 37 points, Real Madrid 1st place, Gescrap 2nd place."

It is sure to be a sell out at the PalaEstra on Thursday March 1 when Montepaschi Siena take on Real Madrid to secure themselves a berth in the Final 8.

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Montepaschi Win Italian Cup Montepaschi Siena played Bennet Cantu in the Final 8 di Coppa Italia on Sunday February 19 in Torino.  Montepaschi held the lead at every change to win their fourth consecutive Cup, 88-71.  Dave was awarded MVP for the series , playing 32 minutes, shooting 23 points (7-9 two points, 2-5 three points and 3-4 free throws), grabbing four rebounds and two assists for the final.  Dave was the top scorer for Montepaschi with his 23 points while Shaun Stonerook was the top rebounder with six boards.  Montepaschi head back to Siena for a shoot around on Monday morning before heading to Bilbao on Tuesday to play their 5th Euroleague Top 16 game against Gescrap Bilbao on Wednesday February 22.

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Dave Named MVP Dave Andersen was named MVP of the SuisseGas Final Eight 2012.  After scoring 23 points, four rebounds and with two assists in Montepaschi Siena’s win in the final against Bennet Cantu, Dave was presented with the MVP. Game report on Montepaschi’s fourth consecutive Coppa Italia win to follow.

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Montepaschi Make Cup Final! Montepaschi Siena walked away with a two point win last night (Saturday February 18) against EA7 Emporio Armani Milano in the Semi Final of di Coppa Italia (Italian Cup).  After holding a nine point lead at the end of the first quarter, Montepaschi held on to a Milano comeback to lead by two points at the end of the second, third and final quarter.  Dave played 30 minutes and top scored for Montepaschi with 25 points (11/17 2 points, 1/1 3 points and 0/2 free throws) and grabbed four defensive rebounds.  Shaun Stonerook top rebounded for Montepaschi with nine rebounds.  Montepaschi Siena will now play in the final foe the Italian Cup on Sunday February 9 against the winner of the other semi-final  between Scavolinin Siviglia Pesaro and Bennet Cantu.

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Montepaschi Make Coppa Italia Semi-Final Montepaschi Siena beat Banco di Sardegna Sassari on Thursday February 16.  After a 10 point win over Sassari (70-60), Montepaschi face EA7 Emporio Armani Milano in the semi-final on Saturday February 18.  Dave played 32 minutes in the game and scored 13 points, grabbing two offensive and seven defensive rebounds.  David Moss top scored for Montepaschi with 16 points while Dave top rebounded with his 9 boards.  If Montepaschi beat EA7 Emporio Armani  Milano they will play in the final on Sunday February 19 in Torino.

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Montepaschi Notches Up Another Win Montepaschi Siena hosted Angelico Biella in the LegaBasket Series A Championship on Sunday February 12.  Angelico Biella held a one point lead at the end of the first quarter but after outscoring Angelico Biella in the second quarter, Montepaschi won the game 104-78.  Dave equal top scored and top rebounded for Montepaschi with Dave and Pietro Aradori both scoring 19 points each and Dave pulling in six defensive rebounds.  There is now a two week break from the Series A season as teams compete in the Final 8 for the Italian Cup (Di Coppa Italia)being held in Torino.

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Montepaschi Host Unicaja Malaga Montepaschi Siena hosted Unicaja Malaga at PalaEstra in game four of the Euroleague Top 16 on Wednesday February 8.  With a 17-9 point final quarter, Montepaschi sealed the game 84-69.  Dave played 21:19 minutes, scoring 10 points and grabbing four defensive rebounds.  Bo Mc Calebb top scored for Montepaschi with 18 points while Tomas Ross top rebounded with five rebounds.  Montepaschi’s next Euroleague game is against Gescrap BB in Bilbao. If Montepaschi Siena win the game against Gescrap BB on Wednesday February 22, they will clinch a playoffs spot and first place in Group F.  If Montepaschi lose to Gescrap BB but Unicaja Malaga beats real Madrid, Montepaschi will still clinch a playoffs position.

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Montepaschi Top of Table Montepaschi Siena played Otto Caserta on Sunday February 5.  In a tight game which saw Montepaschi walk away with a two point win, Dave played 19 minutes, scoring 12 points and grabbing three defensive rebounds.  Igor Rakocevic top scored for Montepaschi with 20 points while Bo Mc Calebb top rebounded with five rebounds (3 offensive 2 defensive).  The win cemented their top of the table position in the A Series.  Montpaschi’s next two games are home games, hosting Unicaja Malaga on Wednesday February 8 for Euroleague Top 16 and then they host Angelico Biella on Sunday February 12.

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