When it comes to sport, the enthusiasm and motivation of a hungry newcomer can produce an effect similar to that of an endless supply of precious rocket fuel.
The most open to predictions EuroChallenge Final Four since 2011 tips off on Friday evening with the semi-final clash between Szolnoki Olaj and Triumph Lyubersty.
Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia big man Angelo Gigli has been cleared to play in the EuroChallenge Final Four, which tips off on Friday in Bologna.
Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia, Royal Hali Gaziantep and Szolnoki Olaj will arrive at the EuroChallenge Final Four on the back of crucial, morale-boosting wins in their respective domestic championships.
In the second episode of European Basketball Diaries, FIBA Europe follows Szolnoki Olaj big man Peter Lorant in his quest to help qualify his team to the EuroChallenge Final Four in Bologna, Italy.