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Friday, February 5, 2010

Chicago Bulls sign Chris Richard for a 10-day contract

Chicago Bulls called up Tulsa 66ers forward Chris Richard, and signed him to a 10-day contract. 25-year-old player was also in the Bulls training camp roster, but was waived before the season started. Bulls will be the second NBA team Richard plays for, after Minnesota Timberwolves. He joined Tulsa 66ers just a couple of weeks ago.


Marius Janisius is back to Suduva to replace Brandon Brown

Lithuanian forward Marius Janisius will be the replacement in Suduva for Brandon Brown, who left the team to play for Polish team Kotwica. The curious thing is that Brown arrived to the Lithuanian squad to replace Janisius, who left the club with just two games played.

SOURCE: Lietuvos Rytas

Erie BayHawks waive Kyle Goldcamp

Forward Kyle Goldcamp was waived by Erie BayHawks due to an injury. This waiver allows the D-League franchise to retain Goldcamp player's rights until his recovery. Former University of Gannon player was averaging 1.9 points and 1.7 rebounds per game.

SOURCE: Our Sports Central

Brandon Brown leaves Suduva to sign for Kotwica

Forward Brandon Brown will play in Poland after playing just one game (and 4 minutes) with his former team Suduva, in Lithuania. Kotwica will be his third team this season, after starting it in Siauliai. Kolobrzreg team is currently 12th in PLK.

SOURCE: Lietuvos Rytas, Sportowe Fakty

New Orleans sign Jason Hart to a 10-day contract

After being shocked by the injury of Chris Paul, New Orleans Hornets have found a temporary replacement in veteran guard Jason Hart. The franchise have signed Hart to a 10-day contract to add depth to their backcourt. Hart was waived in December by Phoenix Suns after being traded there from Minnesota Timberwolves.

SOURCE: Insidehoops

Peristeri will sign Lazaros Agadakos

Greek team Peristeri will be the final destination of center Lazaros Agadakos, who will have the chance of playing again after recovering from his last summer car crash. Former Aris player was under the radar of Panionios and AEK Athens in the last days. This movement could imply the leaving of Spencer Nelson, who was rumoured to be waived days ago.

SOURCE: Basketnet

Marc Jackson will retire from basketball in a week

Former NBA player Marc Jackson shocked Xacobeo Blu:Sens team and fans announcing his retirement from basketball during the Spanish Cup break. Jackson, who returned to ACB league this season after playing in Greece and Russia, will play his last game as a professional next Sunday against Ayuda en Acción Fuenlabrada

SOURCE: La Información

Maine Red Claws acquire Maurice Ager

Maine Red Claws have adquired through the available player pool forward Maurice Ager. Former Mavericks and Nets player was released days ago from Spanish team Cajasol, and asked to play in the D-League after failing to find an oportunity in the NBA. He will wear #21, and will join the team in the uncoming trip to Dakota and Sioux Falls

SOURCE: Our Sports Central

Mike Dunleavy resigns as Clippers head coach, Kim Hughes will be his substitute

Mike Dunleavy is no longer head coach of Los Angeles Clippers to focus on his General Manager duties. Dunleavy took this decision along with the franchise president Andy Roeser, and will be replaced by his assistant Kim Hughes. This was the sixth season of Dunleavy as Clippers head coach