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Monday, January 25, 2010

Pau-Lacq-Orthez signs Marko Maravic

Slovenian forward Marko Maravic is the new player of the historical French team Pau-Lacq-Orthez, now trying to get out of the LNB ProB. Maravic played last year for Union Olimpija in his home country, and also played in Spain, Italy and Ukraine. 30-years-old player will add some experience to Pau roster.

SOURCE: Elan Bearnais

New Orleans Hornets adquire Aaron Gray in exchange of Devin Brown

The New Orleans Hornets have traded guard Devin Brown to the Chicago Bulls for reserve big man Aaron Gray. Bulls add a good shooter to fill the void left by Ben Gordon, while the Hornets brings a big man to play from the bench after the trade of Hilton Amstrong to Sacramento


Olympia Larisa to sign Robert "Tractor" Traylor

After failing to convince former Hawks player Othello Hunter, Olympia Larisa is set to sign another ex NBA player. Robert "Tractor" Traylor, a free agent since he was released by Martos Napoli when the Italian team went to bankrupt, is the objective of Greek team. Chris Massie would leave the team if Traylor is finally signed by Larisa.

SOURCE: Sportnet

Brandon Brown, back to Lithuania: Suduva signs him

Brandon Brown, released this month by Siauliai, will continue his career in Lithuania, after being signed by Suduva. The American forward will replace Marius Janisius, who played just two games with Suduva, and left the team after scoring 19 points and capturing 10 boards in his last game against Rudupis


Amaré Stoudamire to Minnesota for Ricky Rubio's rights?

According to ESPN Insider, Phoenix would inquire for Ricky Rubio's rights to Minnesota in exchange of Amaré Stoudamire. David Kahn, GM of Minnesota, has been reluctant in the past to trade the rights for the top European prospect, but the chance of getting an All-Star would make him change his mind.


CB Granada, interested in Ermin Jazvin

CB Granada is interested in Bosnian center Ermin Jazvin. Spanish club wants to add a new player for the frontcourt before the Spanish tradeline, set on January 31st. Jazvin played last year in Russian team Spartak Primorje Vladivostok, and is currently a free agent. 29-years-old player was in the Bosnian NT in the last European Championship Qualification.

SOURCE: La Opinión de Granada

End of the story: Shawn Taggart leaves Israel, and will play in Spain

Finally, Shawn Taggart has left Ironi Nahariya, and will be presented soon by Spanish team Cáceres 2016. Taggart was released because of a clause of his contract, allowing him to leave the team in case of not being paid. The financial problems of Ironi Nahariya did the rest. The American player is already in Spain

SOURCE: Piratas del Basket

Duane Woodward will play in Lebanon; Cheikh Samb to be his teammate

Lebanese team Al Mouttahed signed American player Duane Wooward. Former Montepachi Siena guard spent last season in Argentina playing for Boca Juniors. This wouldn't be the only important signing, according to some rumours that place Senegalese center Cheikh Samb also in Mouttahed. Former NBA player is a free agent since his temporary contract with Real Madrid expired.

SOURCE: Asia Basket