Nicolo MelliF | Pelicans

Nicolo Melli won't play for Team ItalyAugust 13, 2019 | 02:32 PM

Nicolo Melli will not play for Team Italy at the 2019 FIBA World Cup due to an "injury." His "injury" is likely that he just got a contract with an NBA club and doesn't want to risk getting an injury on the international stage. Melli is a sniper from beyond the arc, and the 28-year-old should be in the rotation for the Pelicans this season. However, it's tough to see him getting enough minutes to make an impact in standard formats.

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