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Thursday, March 11, 2010

Rio Grande Valley Vipers bring back Will Conroy

After expiring his 10-day contract with Houston Rockets, guard Will Conroy is back to the D-League with Rio Grande Valley Vipers, the franchise he was playing for before moving to the NBA. This was the second call up of the season for Conroy, who has played five games with Houston. Conroy will replace center Kevin Rogers, signed weeks ago, who was waived due to an injury

SOURCE: Our Sports Central

New signing for Igokea: Nick DeWitz

Igokea signed third player in a week. After the arrival of Marko Djerasimovic and Savo Djikanovic, Bosnian team have inked American forward Nick DeWitz, who started the season in Portuguese team Benfica. Previously, DeWitz played two seasons in Japan.

SOURCE: Sportal

Metalac signs Mile Ilic, targets Zarko Rakocevic

As expected, Serbian team Metalac has signed center Mile Ilic. 25-year-old player will make his debut on Friday against Radnicki after being activated by Metalac. Next target for Metalac is Montenegrin forward Zarko Rakocevic, who is reported to be released soon by Bosna Sarajevo.


Caja Laboral, interested in signing Jamont Gordon next year

Caja Laboral is already planning next season, and is reported to be interested in American guard Jamont Gordon. 22-year-old player arrived this season to Cibona after playing with Fortitudo Bologna, and is one of the pleasant surprises in Euroleague, though could be also interested in try to find a place in the NBA. Croatian club is having serious financial problems.

SOURCE: Noticias de Álava

Khimki wants Ricky Minard, who will be replaced in Lottomatica by Bobby Dixon. Carlos Cabezas or Raúl López could leave Khimki

The arrival of Bobby Dixon, recently released from ASVEL Villeurbanne, to Lottomatica Roma depends on the leaving of one of the American players the Italian team has on his roster. Guard Ricky Minard could be the key to bring Dixon to Rome. Khimki is interested on signing him, in an operation that would help Lottomatica to sign Dixon. If Minard is signed, one of the two Spanish guards of the Russian team, Carlos Cabezas and Raúl López, would leave Khimki.

SOURCE: Krepsinis

Los Angeles D-Fenders sign James Peters to replace Diamon Simpson, who will play in Philippines

Forward Diamon Simpson has left Los Angeles D-Fenders to sign for Philippine team Alaska Aces. To replace Simpson, the D-League franchise has acquired forward James Peters, who played during the last two months for Changwon LG Sakers in the Korean Basketball League.

SOURCES: Our Sports Central, PBA Online

Atenas de Córdoba signs Albert White

Albert White, recently released by Quimsa, was signed by Atenas de Córdoba. 32-year-old player will replace Andre Laws, who was waived by the Argentinian team. White will be play his first game next Friday, against Central Entrerriano, at home.

SOURCE: Infoliga

Caciques de Humacao add Michael Watson and Josué Almodovar; Major Wingate could be released soon

Puerto Rican team Caciques de Humacao have announced than guard Michael Watson (acquired in a trade with Capitanes de Arecibo) and forward Josué Almodóvar (drafted by Caciques) will play with the team on Thursday against Vaqueros de Bayamón. Caciques are set to release soon center Major Wingate.

SOURCE: BSN Puerto Rico

Armani Jeans Milano extends Sani Becirovic contract for the rest of the season

Italian team Armani Jeans Milano announced that Slovenian guard Sani Becirovic contract was extended for the rest of the season. Becirovic left Union Olimpija due to the financial problems of the Slovenian club, and signed a temporary contract with Armani Jeans Milano, averaging 7.3 points, 3.7 assists and 2.9 rebounds in 6 games in Lega A.

SOURCE: Olimpia Milano

Regatas Corrientes signs Tim Jennings

Guard Tim Jennings was signed by Argentinian team Regatas Corrientes to replace Paraguayan player Bruno Zanotti. 26-year-old American player started the season in Central Entrerriano, before being waived and replaced by Jermaine Jackson. Jennings averaged 25.0 points, 5.1 rebounds and 4.6 assists in Uruguayan team Cordon last season.

SOURCE: Hoy Corrientes