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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Bizkaia Bilbao Basket and Robert Conley part ways

Robert Conley is no longer player of Bizkaia Bilbao Basket after agreeing with the Spanish team to terminate his contract. The American forward arrived last November to Bilbao with a temporary contract, then extended for the rest of the season, but the arrival of the new coach Fotis Katsikaris changed the situation, and hasn't played any game since two months and a half ago.


Besiktas close to sign Vuk Radivojevic, who has left Red Star

After the departure of Red Star captain Tadija Dragicevic to Lottomatica Roma, Vuk Radivojevic became the new leader among the Serbian team players, but won't end this season either in the Belgrade squad. Radivojevic has left the club, and is reported to be signed soon by Turkish team Besiktas, who needs a replacement for recently signed Marque Perry, injured.

SOURCE: Sportal

Efes Pilsen and Real Madrid, interested in Terrell McIntyre

Montepaschi Siena guard, Terrell McIntyre, won't extend his expiring contract with the Italian team, as the club announced days ago. The American player will be then one of the top free agents this summer, and the Turkish media has already appointed Efes Pilsen and Real Madrid as the first candidates to sign McIntyre next season.


Rio Grande Valley Vipers sign Travis Holmes and Louis Graham, and waive Craig Winder

D-League franchise Rio Grande Valley Vipers have signed guard Travis Holmes (former Virginia Military Institute player) and forward Louis Graham (who played last season in Portugal for Vitoria Guimaraes. The Vipers also waived guard Craig Winder due to an injury, though is expected to be out just until the end of this month.

SOURCE: Our Sports Central

Turk Telekom inks Goran Jeretin

Turk Telekom has landed a new guard to try to fight succesfully in the battle for the Turkish league championship. After former NBA player Ricky Davis signing, Turk Telekom has reached an agreement with Montenegrin guard Goran Jeretin, who was playing for Budocnost in the Adriatic League. 30-year-old player arrived last summer to Buducnost after finishing last season with BC Kyiv, in Ukraine. To replace Jeretin, Buducnost have signed guard Nemanja Arnautovic, from Serbian team Mega Vizura.

SOURCE: Basketbol Haber

Unicaja slams rumors about an offer for Sergio Rodríguez

Unicaja hasn't any formal office to Spanish guard Sergio Rodríguez, currently in the New York Knicks, despite some wrong rumors appeared in Spain. The club has told in a local diary that there was only a converation with Rodríguez's agent to know his status, as well as many ACB teams have done. The still unpredictable economical situation of Unicaja next reason doesn't allow to realize such an important offer for a player like Sergio Rodríguez.

SOURCE: Diario Sur

San Antonio Spurs sign Curtis Jerrells, and immediately assigned him to the D-League

Curious movement of the San Antonio Spurs. The NBA franchise called up the Austin Toros guard Curtis Jerrells, to assign him immediately back to the Toros, their D-League affiliated team. Jerrells is averaging 20.7 points, 5.6 rebounds and 4.6 assists in 43 games played with the Toros.

SOURCE: Ridiculous Upside

BC Odessa signs Igor Loktionov

BC Odessa have signed guard Igor Loktionov. 24-year-old guard, after being part of Azovmash Mariupol roster for several years, played for Ukrainian team Ferro-ZNTU Zaporozhye, averaging 3.4 points in 12 minutes per game. Loktionov was set to debut last Monday agains Gryfony, but didn't play a single minute.


Budivelnik, in talks with Artur Drozdov

BC Budivelnik, leader of the Ukrainian Superleague, is in talks with National Team player Artur Drozdov to strenghten the roster. Drozdov is a free agent since leaving BC Donetsk last January due to the bankrupt of the team. The 29-year-old guard played for BC Kyiv during the last three seasons.

SOURCE: Basket.com.ua