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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Trenkwalder Reggio Emilia signs Robert Hite to replace Paul Marigney

Serious familiar issues have forced guard Paul Marigney to leave Trenkwalder Reggio Emilia. The Italian team has signed guard Robert Hite to replace him. Hite was recently waived by Pepsi Caserta after playing three games in Lega A. Before signing for Caserta, Hite started the season with Sutor Montegranaro.

SOURCE: Pallacanestro Reggiana

Leones de Ponce signed Leon Rodgers and Andre Brown to replace DerMarr Johnson and DeAngelo Collins

The bad start of the season of Leones de Ponce has forced the Puerto Rican team to make the first changes. Leones have signed forward Leon Rodgers and center Andre Brown to replace DerMarr Johnson and DeAngelo Collins, who were waived. Rodgers comes from Jilin and Brown from Zhejiang Wanma, both Chinese teams.

SOURCE: Primera Hora

Houston Rockets, to sign Mike Harris

The Houston Rockets are expected to sign guard Mike Harris for the rest of the season and for the 2010-11 season as well. Harris, who recently signed a 10-day contract with Washington Wizards, already played for the Rockets two games at the start of the season. The guard is one of the top scorers in the D-League, averaging 26.3 points and 9.8 rebounds for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.

SOURCE: MyFox Houston

San Antonio Spurs sign Garrett Temple for the rest of the season

As expected, guard Garrett Temple was signed by the San Antonio Spurs for the rest of the season. Temple was at the end of a 10-day contract after other brief stints for Houston Rockets and Sacramento Kings, and averaged 5.5 points in two games for the Spurs.

SOURCE: Insidehoops

Othyus Jeffers, signed for the rest of the season by Utah Jazz

The Utah Jazz have announced that guard Othyus Jeffers was signed for the rest of the season. Jeffers, who was called up from the D-League franchise Iowa Energy, was at the end of his second 10-day contract with the Jazz. The next movement expected in Utah could be the signing of Mikki Moore, currently a free agent.

SOURCES: The Deseret News, NBA Fanhouse

Cleveland Cavaliers sign Zydrunas Ilgauskas for the rest of the season

Zydrunas Ilgauskas will play for the rest of the season for the Cleveland Cavaliers, after reaching an agreement with his former team. The Lithuanian center was traded to Washington Wizards before the deadline, but got the buy-out and became a free agent. To make room for Ilgauskas, as expected, the Cavaliers waived forward Darnell Jackson.

SOURCES: ESPN, Twitter Sam Amico

Golden State Warriors sign Reggie Williams for the rest of the season and waive Raja Bell

As expected, Golden State Warriors have decided to keep forward Reggie Williams after two 10-day contracts with the NBA franchise, and release guard Raja Bell. Williams is averaging 12.8 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.3 assists with the Warriors, while Bell will leave the team without playing a single minute due to an injury in his left wrist.

SOURCE: Insidehoops

Dainius Adomaitis replaces Igors Miglinieks as Energa Czarni head coach

Polish team Energa Czarni has decided to part ways with Igors Miglinieks, who leaves the team with just 10 wins in 24 games. Latvian coach arrived this season to Czarni from Ukrainian team BC Donetsk. His replacement will be Lithuanian coach Dainius Adomaitis, who was Miglinieks assistent in Energa.

SOURCE: Krepsinis

Gallitos de Isabela, looking for a replacement for Devin Green

Puerto Rican team Gallitos de Isabela is looking for a replacement for the American player Devin Green, who will be back to the United States for recovering from a knee injury. Former Lakers forward has played 5 games with the Gallitos this season, averaging 17.6 points and 6.2 rebounds. Green arrived to Puerto Rico after being waived by Greek team Olympia Larisa.

SOURCE: BSN Puerto Rico

Leuven Bears sign Micah Downs to replace Kyle Spain

The forward Micah Downs is the new player for Belgian team Leuven Bears. 23-year-old player started the season in Zadar after finishing his senior year in Gonzaga University, but was released from the Croatian squad in February. Downs will replace guard Kyle Spain.

SOURCE: Leuven Bears

Earl Clark, recalled by Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns recalled rookie forward Earl Clark from the D-League affiliated team, the Iowa Energy, where he was assigned a week ago. Clark, a lottery pick from last draft, averaged 20.7 points and 9.0 rebounds in three games with the Energy, including two double-doubles.

SOURCE: Insidehoops

San Antonio Spurs will sign Garrett Temple for the rest of the season

Garrett Temple will continue playing for San Antonio Spurs, according to the player. The second 10-day contract of the guard is about to expire, but Temple is confident about his re-signing for the rest of the season, as he told to the coaches of Rio Grande Valley Vipers, his former D-League franchise.


Minnesota Timberwolves waive Alando Tucker

The Minnesota Timberwolves have announced that Alando Tucker was waived by the NBA franchise. Tucker was acquired by the Wolves last December in a trade that sent Jason Hart to the Phoenix Suns, and has only played four games for Minnesota averaging 2.0 points. This movement will make room for forward Brian Cardinal, who will be signed probably next Monday.

SOURCE: Star Tribune

Marcus Williams, back to Austin Toros

D-League franchise Austin Toros have announced the acquisition of guard Marcus Williams, who was playing in China for Zhejiang Wanma Cyclones. Williams, who played for the Toros the last two seasons, averaged 19.7 points and 11.2 rebounds in the CBA.

SOURCE: Our Sports Central