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Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Last movements in the D-League: Andre Barrett, Yaroslav Korolev, Dave Noel, Gabriel Hughes, Rodney Webb...

IDAHO: Signed guard Andre Barrett (last year in Regal Barcelona) through the available player pool.

RENO: Re-signed guard Dave Noel (waived a couple of days ago) and waived recently adquired Yaroslav Korolev due to an injury.

LOS ANGELES: Signed center Gabriel Hughes (former D-Fenders player) and waived forward Sasha Cuic.

BAKERSFIELD: Waived forward Rodney Webb.

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

Dijon sign Roger Powell

Just a few hours after the official announcement of the leaving of Roger Powell from CB Murcia, the American forward has a new team. French squad Dijon signed Powell for three months to replace injured captain Damir Krupalija. This will be the first French experience of the 27-year-old player and also the first player to arrive to Dijon after the appointment of Henrik Dettmann as the head coach.


Trikala 2000 want David Young to replace Kasib Powell

American forward David Young, former Rethymo player, is the player Trikala 2000 want to replace Kasib Powell, who recently left the Greek team. This year, Young played four games for Italian team Scalfati Basket in LegaDue.

SOURCE: Basketnet

Sant Josep Girona inks Dreke Bouldin to replace Andrew Drevo

Spanish LEB Oro team Sant Josep Girona has found a replacement for recently released Andrew Drevo, already playing for German team Bremerhaven. The new player of the Catalan squad is forward Dreke Bouldin, who played last year in LEB Bronce (the fourth Spanish division) for Ávila, earning the category MVP award.

SOURCE: CB Sant Josep Girona

Cedric Jackson, 10 more days with Cleveland Cavaliers

Guard Cedric Jackson, signed days ago because of the injuries of Mo Williams and Delonté West, will be a Cavalier for 10 more days. Cleveland franchise GM Danny Ferry announced they have signed Jackson to a second 10-day contract. Former Erie BayHawks player have played 7 minutes in 4 games, recording one point and one rebound so far

SOURCE: Insidehoops

CB Murcia releases Roger Powell

CB Murcia have announced that Roger Powell is no longer player of the Spanish club. Powell came this season to Murcia from Israel team Hapoel Migdal, and his performances so far were worse than expected. The signings of Amara Sy and Josh Asselin were definitive for Powell's luck, now a free agent. Next one to leave could be Brazilian center Vitor Faverani.


Sandis Buskevics and Ventspils part ways

Latvian team BK Ventspils have decided not to extend Sandis Buskevics contract. The guard is now a free agent. Buskevics landed in Ventspils last december for a temporary contract as a free agent. Last season, 32-year-old played was in Italian squad Snaidero Udine. This is the second movement Ventspils do in the last days after waiving Aaron Pettway

SOURCE: BK Ventspils

Fuenlabrada loans Kaspars Berzins to Cáceres 2016

Ayuda en Acción Fuenlabrada have loaned Latvian internacional center Kaspars Berzins to Cáceres 2016. With this movement, Fuenlabrada make room to recently signed Salva Guardia, while LEB Oro team Cáceres 2016 strenghten the team while waiting the FIBA Europe decision for Shawn Taggart

SOURCE: CB Cáceres

Problems with Shawn Taggart: Ironi Nahariya doesn't allow the transfer to Cáceres

FIBA Europe will be the judge between Ironi Nahariya and Cáceres 2016 in the legal fight they have for Shawn Taggart. American player is already training in Spanish squad, and even played a friendly game last week, but Israelian team hasn't send the transfer document, considering he shouldn't have left the team a week ago.

SOURCE: El Periódico de Extremadura

Milko Bjelica extends his contract with Lietuvos Rytas one more year

Montenegrian center center Milko Bjelica will play until 2011 for Lietuvos Rytas, after extending his contract one more year with Lithuanian squad. Bjelica landed in Rytas in 2008, after having played in Red Star, and in German teams NY Phantoms and Koln 99ers.

SOURCE: Lietuvos Rytas

Devin Davis, in a tryout with Ayuda en Acción Fuenlabrada

Veteran forward Devin Davis is training with Ayuda en Acción Fuenlabrada along with the new signing Salva Guardia. Former Barcelona and Breogan player is trying to get back to ACB league. Davis has the Spanish nacionality, so he wouldn't be considered as a non-UE player.


AEK Athens want to bring back to the game Lazaros Agadakos

After the car crash Greek center Lazaros Agadakos suffered last summer, it seems he could be back to basketball soon. AEK Athens is interested in signing him to strengthen frontcourt. Panionios were also about to sign Agadakos days ago. Serbian center Slobodan Bozovic is also another option for AEK.

SOURCE: Basketnet

Patrick Mills to be back to the D-League soon

Australian guard Patrick Mills will be assigned in the next days to D-League team Idaho Stampede by Portland Trail Blazers. Mills hasn't played any minute since he was recalled from the Stampede a week and a half ago. Brandon Roy's recovery make Mills expendable in the NBA franchise roster, so he will have quality minutes in D-League.

SOURCE: Oregon Live