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Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Last movements in the D-League: Joe Dabbert, Cory Underwood, Justin Hawkins and Major Wingate

IDAHO: Acquire forward Joe Dabbert from Maine in exchange of recently signed forward Cory Underwood

SPRINGFIELD: Sign forward Justin Hawkins, recently traded to Iowa Energy, to replace recently released Major Wingate.

SOURCES: Our Sports Central, Our Sports Central

Cajasol to sign Ruben Douglas

Ruben Douglas will be the substitute of Maurice Ager in Cajasol. Spanish team will sign tomorrow the Panamian guard until the end of the season. 30-year-old player is a free agent, after finishing last season in Lottomatica Roma. Douglas is known in Spain for his two and a half years playing for Valencia.

SOURCE: Baloncesto Sevilla

Lukoil Akademik sign two players in a row: Marko Cvetkovic and Slavko Stefanovic

Bulgarian team Lukoil Akademik signed two Serbian players to strenghten their roster, Marko Cvetkovic and Slavko Stefanovic. Cvetkovic started the season in Nis and is already in Bulgaria, while last Stefanovic's team was JCC Beograd, and is expected to arrive tomorrow to his new country.

SOURCE: Lukoil Akademik

Nevezis waive Travis Hall, add Rolandas Alijevas

Just three games were enough for Nevezis to decide the destiny of American guard Travis Hall, who was waived by the Lithuanian club. Rolandas Alijevas, who started this season playing for Olympia Larisa, will be his substitute.

SOURCE: Lietuvos Rytas

Aris in talks with Eduardo Nájera

Aris Thessaloniki wants to add a NBA player to his roster, and is currently in talks with veteran Mexican forward Eduardo Nájera, now playing for Dallas Mavericks. Greek team is waiting for the Nájera answer to their offer. 34-year-old player is currently averaging 3.6 points and 2.6 rebounds in Mavs.

SOURCE: Basketnet

Brian Brown, in a tryout for Lugano Tigers

Brian Brown, who recently left TBB Trier due to "personal reasons", is now in Switzerland in a tryout to play for Lugano Tigers. American point guard would replace injured Travis Walton if he finally is signed by Swiss team


Last movements in Ukraine: Vernon Hamilton, Zygimantas Jonusas, Igor Chigrinov and Georgi Stupenchuk

MBC Mykolaiv have decided not to extend American guard Vernon Hamilton, who was in a try-out. They also have lost Lithuanian forward Zygimantas Jonusas after the player decided not to extend his contract with the Ukrainian team and sign for Phoenix Hagen.

Georgi Stupenchuk resigned as Dnipro-Azot head coach, after losing 12 of 14 games so far this season. The new coach will be Igor Chigrinov, who was in charge of BC Budivelnik. Budivelnik is now looking for a replacement for Chigrinov.

SOURCES: MVC Mykolaiv, BC Budivelink, BK Dnipro Azot

Toni Prostran and Domagoj Bubalo, new prospects for KK Zagreb

KK Zagreb have announced the signings of two prospects for his roster. 19-year-old Guard Toni Prostran left recently KK Zadar, while 18-year-old center Domagoj Bubalo have played for Siroki and Bosna Sarajevo. Both players have signed until 2014 season.

SOURCE: Basketnet

Cholet add Marcellus Sommerville

One of the contenders to the LNB title, Cholet Basket, have signed American forward Marcellus Sommerville until the end of the season. Sommerville is a really known player in France, playing for several teams there since 2006-07 season. This season 28-year-old player, spent two months in Chalon Saone.

SOURCE: Cholet Basket

Last movements in Germany: Marcus Hall and Zygimantas Jonusas

Phoenix Hagen signed Lithuanian forward Zygimantas Jonusas. 27-year-old is back to the German league after playing in Bremerhaven from 2006-09. He started the season with Ukrainian team BC Mykolaiv.

Ludwigsburg have also signed another player, American guard Marcus Hall. The new German team addition comes from Fastweb Casale, in Italian LegaDue. This will be the first experience in Germany of the former 2008 Bulgarian League MVP

SOURCES: Phoenix Hagen, A.S. Junior Casale

Vanoli Cremona sign Rashad Anderson

American guard Rashad Anderson replaces waived Gary Forbes in Vanoli Cremona. Italian team signed Anderson until the end of the season. Cremona will be the third Italian team Anderson plays for, after Livorno and Udine. Former 2003-04 NCAA championship with Connecticut (along with Emeka Okafor, Charlie Villanueva and Ben Gordon, among other NBA players) was playing in the D-League with Fort Wayne Mad Ants

SOURCE: Grupo Triboldi Basket

Kestutis Juozatis resigns as Suduva head coach; Nerijus Zabarauskas to replace him

Young coach Kestutis Juozatis is not longer the coach of Suduva after resigning of his position. New coach will be Nerijus Zabarauskas, formerly in Skalay Vilnius. Marijampole team is currently in the middle of the LKL table with 7 wins and 8 defeats.

SOURCE: Lietuvos Rytas