Ghanaian-Italian International Small Forward Awudu Abass has talked about he approaches games as a professional basketball player in an interview with Virtus TV.

Abass (left) guards Kyle Weems in a training session

The Virtus Bologna player who can play as a Shooting Guard made this statement as the reigning Italian Serie A Champions continue preparation for the 2021-2022 season.

The 6 foot 6 inch 28 year old joined Bologna last season from Germani Brescia and won his second league title; he signed a three year contract extension to stay with Bologna in the offseason.

Abass (extreme left, Jersey Number 55) celebrates with teammates Photo Courtesy: Virtus Bologna
Photo Courtesy: Virtus Bologna

“On the court, I have always tried to fill more roles, then with my commitment and heart I specialized as a Small Forward. My goal is to always be dangerous in attack and defense” he said.

Abass missed out on competing for Italy at the Tokyo Olympics after playing for the Azurri at the 2019 Basketball World Cup held in China.

Abass in 2019 with Italy Photo Courtesy: FIBA

Aside Bologna, Abass has played for Cantu, Olimpia Milano and Brescia in his pro career.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

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