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Saturday, February 6, 2010

Tulsa 66ers acquire Rodney Webb

Forward Rodney Webb will fill the spot vacated by the new Chicago Bulls signing, Chris Richard, in Tulsa 66ers, as the D-League franchise announced today. Webb was waived just four days ago by Bakersfield Jam, while averaging 8.0 points and 5.2 blocks in 25 games.

SOURCE: Our Sports Central

Golden State Warriors sign Anthony Tolliver for the rest of the season, waive Speedy Claxton

Golden State Warriors signed center Anthony Tolliver, currently at the end of the second 10-day contract, for the rest of the season. Tolliver, who was called up from D-League team Idaho Stampede, averages so far 7.8 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 1.3 assists in 25.2 minutes, in the 10 games he played for the Warriors. The NBA franchise also waived guard Speedy Claxton to make room for Tolliver.


Dnipro-Azot sign Aaron Pettway

After being waived by Ventspils, American center Aaron Pettway is the new player of Ukrainian team Dnipro-Azot. Pettway played in his European career in Poland, Turkey and France. Dnipro also announced that Dmitry Soft and Igor Krivstov were released and they're now free agents. These are the first decisions of Ukrainian team after signing new coach Igor Chigrinov.

SOURCES: Basket.com.ua, BC Dnipro-Azot

Antoine Walker and Marcus Fizer sign for a try-out with Guaynabo Mets

Puerto Rican squad Guaynabo Mets announced the signing of two former NBA players, Antoine Walker and Marcus Fizer for a try-out. Walker (who was in talks with Beijing days ago) hasn't played any official game in almost two years since leaving Minnesota in summer of 2008, while Fizer has serious knee problems and was waived by Maccabi and Capitanes de Arecibo last season.

SOURCE: Sport PR News

Taj McCullough leaves Ironi Ramat Gan, and will try-out with VEF Riga

Taj McCullough left Israel team Ironi Ramat-Gan due to the financial problems of the squad, and has joined VEF Riga for a two weeks try-out. Latvian team will have the chance of signing former D-League forward, who was averaging 13.2 points and 4.0 rebounds in the Israeli Super League

SOURCE: Easy Get

Anwil Wroclawek add Brett Winkelman

American forward Brett Winkelman will arrive next Monday to Poland to sign a contract with PLK contender Anwil Wroclawek. 24-year-old player, who started the season with Italian LegaDue team Edimes Pavia, will fill the vacancy of Wojciech Barycz, who left the team after being loaned to Siarka Tarnorzeg.

SOURCE: Sportowe Fakty

Aguas de Sousas Ourense inks Flinder Boyd

International British guard Flinder Boyd is the new player of Spanish LEB Oro team Aguas de Sousas Ourense. Boyd signed days ago with English squad Newcastle Eagles, but left the team due to a clause in his contract allowing him to sign for a foreign team. This will be the second experience in Spain for Boyd, who also played in Beirasar Rosalia between 2006 and 2008.