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Monday, March 29, 2010

Bozidar Maljkovic doesn't rule out to coach the Bosnia National Team

Bozidar Maljkovic and Aleksandar Petrovic are reported to be the two favorite coaches to lead the Bosnia National Team next summer. Maljkovic has talked about that rumor, and showed himself open to talk about taking the job. However, the still Bosnian NT coach, Mensur Bajramovic, still considers he has chances to keep the job.

SOURCES: Dnevni Avaz, Dnevni Avaz

PAOK Thessaloniki, in talks to part ways with Branko Milisavljevic

The relationship between PAOK Thessaloniki and Branko Milisavljevic hasn't been easy in the last months. The Greek team is not happy with the performances of the Serbian guard, who arrived to PAOK after finishing last season in Spain with Cajasol. The club and the player have been in talks to terminate Milisavljevic's contract, but they couldn't reach an agreement. 33-year-old guard is currently sidelined from the team, and PAOK is already looking for a replacement.

SOURCE: Basketnet

Marcus Faison, close to sign for Dnipro Dnepropetrovsk

Marcus Faison, who recently left Peristeri, could be close to sign for Ukrainian team Dnipro Dnepropetrovsk. It would be the second stint of the American-Belgian 32-year-old-guard, who played for BC Kyiv in the 2007-08 season. Dnipro is currently in the 7th place of the Ukrainian Super League.

SOURCE: Superbasket

Deutsche Bank Skyliners waive Drew Gibson

Deutsche Bank Skyliners have announced that the club has decided to terminate Drew Gibson's contract. Gibson was signed on February for a two-week try-out, later extended, but has failed to impress the German club staff. The American guard has averaged 0.7 points and 0.3 assists in 3 games with the team based in Frankfurt.

SOURCE: Deutsche Bank Skyliners

Lietuvos Rytas signs Paulius Dambrauskas to a long-term contract

Lietuvos Rytas keeps on planning the future. Lithuanian squad has signed a long-term contract to guard Paulius Dambrauskas, who is currently playing in the affiliated team Perlas. 18-year-old player is averaging 6.2 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 20 minutes per game with Perlas in the LKL.

SOURCE: Krepsinis

Nemanja Bjelica could move to Benetton Treviso

Another player could leave Red Star soon due to the financial problems of the Serbian club. Forward Nemanja Bjelica, one of the most promising players of Red Star, could decide to move to Benetton Treviso this season. Bjelica has contract until 2011, but his current team won't be able to keep it next summer.

SOURCE: Sportske

San Antonio Spurs, close to sign Alonzo Gee for the rest of the season

Finally, Alonzo Gee won't continue in Washington. The San Antonio Spurs will sign the forward for the rest of the season, after two consecutive 10-day contracts with the Washington Wizards. The D-League team Alonzo Gee was playing for before being called up by the Wizards is the Austin Toros, the affiliated franchise of the San Antonio Spurs.

SOURCE: Ridiculous Upside

Tiago Splitter, undecided about next season

Caja Laboral center Tiago Splitter is still undecided about his future. Asked by Piratas del Basket about moving next summer to San Antonio, the team who owns his NBA rights, the Brazilian player answered he has still to study his situation next summer. Real Madrid is also reported to be interested in the 25-year-old player, who is averaging 15.7 points and 6.5 rebounds this season in the ACB League.

SOURCE: Piratas del Basket