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Sunday, January 31, 2010

Kasib Powell leaves Trikala 2000

American forward Kasib Powell left his current team, Trikala 2000, due to the financial crisis the Greek club is suffering. Former Miami Heat player and D-League MVP is rumoured to sign for a Russian team soon.

SOURCE: Sport24

Peristeri to release Spencer Nelson and sign a shooting guard

After last Peristeri defeat against Panionios, the Greek team is considering to make some changes in the roster. American forward Spencer Nelson is likely to leave the team because of his poor performances, while the club is already looking for a shooting guard in the market to improve the backcourt.

SOURCE: Sport24

Last movements in the D-League: Paul Davis, D.J. Strawberry, "Tyc" Snow, James Wright, DeWitt Scott...

-MAINE: Signed center Paul Davis (waived this season by Washington Wizards) through the available player pool. Davis will replace recently recalled Celtics player J.R. Giddens

-RENO: Signed guard D.J. Strawberry (last season in Fortitudo Bologna) throug the available player pool, and forward DeWitt Scott (recently released from Fort Wayne Mad Ants) and waived Marc Dorsey and Dave Noel, both due to injury.

-ERIE: Signed Tychicus "Tyc" Snow (former player for the University of Mississippy State) to fill in for Cedric Jackson, currently playing for Cleveland Cavaliers.

-IDAHO: Signed guard Lance Hurdle (recently released from Bakersfield Jam), to fill in for Coby Karl, currently playing for Golden State Warriors

-LOS ANGELES: Signed guard James Wright (former Albuquerque player) and waived guard Lawrence McKenzie

SOURCES: Our Sports Central, Our Sports Central, Our Sports Central

Palencia Baloncesto and Mickael Dickerson part ways

Michael Dickerson hasn't extend his contract with Spanish LEB Oro team Palencia Baloncesto, and is now a free agent. Dickerson was at the end of his one-month contract, and didn't agree with the team to a new contract for the rest of the season. According to the team, Dickerson demands were too high for the club.


Houston Rockets consider again to sign Von Wafer

Von Wafer believes he's fully recovered of his disc problems that foiled his signing with Houston Rockets. Memphis Grizzlies were interested in him, but Rockets, his last NBA team, are evaluating the idea of adding Wafer. American guard started the season with Greek team Olympiakos, but was released because of his bad relationship with the coach Panagiotis Yannakis

SOURCE: MyFox Houston

Antoine Walker in talks with Beijing Ducks

Chinese team Beijing Ducks are in talks with former NBA All-Star Antoine Walker to sign the American forward. Walker is a free agent since being waived by the Grizzlies last season, and has had several legal problems since then. The former Celtics and Heat player will be the second All-Star in China after Stephon Marbury, who is already training with his new team, Shanxi Zhongyou. Beijing Ducks also tried to land Melvin Ely days ago

Goettingen add Antoine Jordan

German club BG Goettingen has a new player. American guard Antoine Jordan, who played last year for Matrixx Magix Nijmegen in Holland, was signed by the German team to replace injured Taj Finger. Jordan played his first three minutes with Goettingen in the victory against Paderborn last Saturday in the BBL.

Trefl Sopot tabs Georgi Tsintsadze

Another released player from already disbanded Ukrainian team BC Donetsk has found a new destination. Polish team Trefl Sopot signed Georgian guard Georgi Tsintsadze. Sopot will be the third team Tsintsade plays for this year, after starting the season in Trikala 2000, before leaving to Donetsk.

SOURCE: Sport 24

Pinar Karsiyaka add veteran guard Corey Brewer

35-year-old Corey Brower is still on the game. Turkish team Pinar Karsiyaka signed him as a replacement of injured guard David Holston. Brewer is an expert player with years in experience in Europe, but Karsiyaka will be his first team in Turkey. Last year, Brewer ended the season in Estudiantes.

SOURCE: Karsikaya Spor Kulübü

Rudupis sign Evaldas Dainys

A month after being released from Lietuvos Rytas, Evaldas Dainys has a new team. Rudupis have signed the Lithuanian guard, who will have a new chance after failing in having an important role in Rytas. In his first game against Techasas in the BBL Challenge Cup Dainys only could score 1 point in 13 minutes.

SOURCE: Krepsinis