On a clear mission to carry his team to the finals, Outside Hitter Gianluca Grasso was the Tyrant’s points leader with 42 points in the first 2021 Season Event. Scoring 36 kills with a .507% hitting efficiency, Gian was undoubtedly the anchor of the Texas offense. Gian impressed fans with impeccable speed, dramatic angles hitting the cross court, and one of the heaviest line shots in NVA history against the OC Stunners. Currently, Grasso is third in the league for total points, tied with Ramblers’ Opposite Ryan Mather and LA Blaze’s Opposite Charles Belvin. Ranked 4th in the league for total kills at 36, Gianluca also finished the weekend with three blocks, three aces, and an 84% perfect pass ratio on 49 receiving attempts.
To catch up on all the Event 1 matches and see Gianluca Grasso in action on the court, head on over to Youtube at NVA USA. Fans can also head on over the NVA News page to read a written recap of all three Tyrant’s matches. Don’t forget to follow Gianluca (@giangrasso), the Texas Tyrants (@txtyrants), and the NVA (@nvausa) on Instagram and Facebook to get weekly updates of the team and your favorite players.