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Friday, February 26, 2010

Darnell Jackson recalled by Cleveland Cavaliers after just one game

A great game with Erie BayHawks against Dakota Wizards (34 points, 12 rebouds, 2 assists, 4 blocks and 1 steal) was enough for Darnell Williams. Cleveland Cavaliers have recalled Williams from the D-League affiliated franchise after assigning the forward to the BayHawks yesterday, along with Danny Green.

SOURCE: Insidehoops

Portland Trail Blazers interested in Kenny Thomas

Portland Trail Blazers wants a big man to help team frontcourt from the bench, and Kenny Thomas could be the most interesting player in the market. Veteran forward, recently waived by Sacramento Kings, is the main candidate for the 15th spot in Blazers rotation, and the deal could be close even this weekend.

SOURCE: The Oregonian

Ivan Tomas will play for Cibona for free

Ivan Tomas will join his younger brother Marko in Cibona, after agreeing to play for Croatian team. 28-year-old guard already played for Cibona in the youth team and in 2006-07 season for the first team. Last season, Tomas played for Lokomotiv Rostov in Russia, and Krka Novo Mesto in Slovenia, and have just recovered of a serious injury. Tomas will play without earning any money from the club to replace Vedran Princ.

SOURCE: Sportal

Washington Wizards sign Shaun Livingston for a 10-day contract

Shaun Livingston will have a new chance in the NBA. 24-year-old guard was signed by Washington Wizards for a 10-day contract. Livingston was a free agent since being waived by Oklahoma City Thunder this season. Last year, after recovering from a season-ending knee injury, played for Tulsa 66ers, in the D-League.

SOURCE: Insidehoops

Liaoning inks Carlos Powell

One of the best players in the D-League, Carlos Powell, left his team Albuquerque Thunderbirds to play in China for Liaoning Dinousaurs. American forward was averaging 22.1 points, 5.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists in D-League this season. Powell is back to Asia after playing last season in South Korea.

SOURCE: Twitter Jonathan Givony

Caja Laboral signs Vladimir Golubovic for a temporary contract

Spanish team Caja Laboral have signed Vladimir Golubovic for a monthly contract. Slovenian center recently left his former club, Union Olimpija. 23-year-old player averaged 6.8 points and 4.2 rebounds in Euroleague this season, and will help Caja Laboral to replace injured center Tiago Splitter.


Paul Mitchell Pavia signs Óscar Gugliotta

LegaDue squad Paul Mitchell Pavia have added Dominican-Italian guard Óscar Gugliotta for a try-out with the Italian team. 27-year-old player spent last season in Scafati, and played for teams like Virtus Bologna, Orlandina or Soresina. Gugliotta will try Pavia to help relegation.

SOURCE: LegaDue Basket

Rolandas Alijevas leaves Nevezis to play for Phoenix Hagen

Lithuanian guard Rolandas Alijevas left Nevezis after a few weeks with the team since being signed. German squad Phoenix Hagen will be his new destiny. Alijevas played 5 games in Baltic League with Nevezis, averaging 13.2 points and 4.6 assists. 25-year-old player started this season in Olympia Larissa.

SOURCE: Krepsinis

Caja Laboral releases Taquan Dean

Caja Laboral won't extend Taquan Dean temporary contract, so the American guard will become a free agent. Dean was signed to play just in Euroleague after being released from Unicaja, and played 3 games with Baskonia team, averaging 0.7 points and 1.3 rebounds in 8.2 minutes per game.

SOURCE: Diario Vasco

Servindustria Tarragona 2017 signs Matthew Kiefer

American center Matthew Kiefer, recently released from CAI Zaragoza, was signed by another Spanish LEB Oro team, Servindustria Tarragona 2017. This is the second signing in the last days for Catalan squad, after inking guard Terrence Oglesby. Tarragona also recovered forward Lluís Jacas, who was loaned to CB Vila-seca in EBA league.

SOURCE: CB Tarragona

Official: Hasheem Thabeet is assigned to Dakota Wizards

Tanzanian center Hasheem Thabeet is officially assigned to D-League franchise Dakota Wizards, as Memphis Grizzlies, his current team, have announced. Thabeet will try to improve his game, that have brought him to average just 2.5 points and 2.9 rebounds this season. Lester Hudson is expected to join Thabeet in Dakota Wizards soon.

SOURCE: Insidehoops

Walter Tigers sign Johannes Herber

German team Walter Tigers Tübingen have announced the signing of guard Johannes Herber. Former Germany national team player will be back to basketball after serious injury in his cruciate ligament in 2007. 27-year-old player is expected to join the team in two or three weeks.

SOURCE: Walter Tigers

Trikala 2000 signs Dimitris Marmarinos to replace Savo Djikanovic

Montenegrin center Savo Djikanovic has left Trikala 2000 due to the huge financial problems of the Greek squad. Also forward Vassilis Simtsak threatened to leave the team, but was convinced not to. To replace Djikanovic, Trikala has signed Greek center Dimitris Marmarinos, a free agent since finishing last season in Lega A team Caserta.

SOURCES: Basketnet, Basketnet