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Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Xacobeo Blu:Sens, also close to sign former NBA player Paul Davis

More movements in Xacobeo Blu:Sens. Besides the reported conversations between the Spanish team and Stephon Marbury, another former NBA player could land soon in Xacobeo. Paul Davis. The 25-year-old center, who was playing for the Maine Red Claws in the D-League, has been linked by the Spanish club, and probably will replace suspended forward Jeremiah Massey.


Xacobeo Blu:Sens, in talks with Stephon Marbury

According to Radio Galega, Xacobeo Blu:Sens is currently in talks to sign former NBA player Stephon Marbury for the rest of the season. The Spanish team is fighting to avoid relegation. The American guard left Chinese team Shanxi days ago after the end of the CBA regular season.


Efes Pilsen and Khimki, also interested in Bojan Bogdanovic

Not only Olympiakos and Panathinaikos are reported to be interested in the young forward Bojan Bogdanovic. The Croatian player are also attracting the attention of two other Euroleague teams, Khimki and Efes Pilsen, according to the national media. Former Real Madrid player could also go back to Spain.


Jeremiah Massey, sidelined by Xacobeo Blu:Sens

The Spanish team Xacobeo Blu:Sens has decided to sideline forward Jeremiah Massey, signed just a month and a half ago. His coach, Curro Segura, accused him of having a bad attitude after a defeat against Unicaja, and the situation with the American-Macedonian player has gone to far, according to the consequences.

SOURCE: La Voz de Galicia

Svetislav Pesic won't coach the Bosnian National Team, and recommends Emir Mutapcic for the job

Svetislav Pesic, one of the candidates to lead the Bosnian National team after the firing of Mensur Bajramovic, has stepped down of the race for the job. Pesic said he wants to coach a club instead of a club, and recommended Emir Mutapcic for the job. The other candidates, according to the Bosnian Federation, are Bozidar Maljkovic and Jasmin Repesa.

SOURCES: Dnevni Avaz, Dnevni Avaz

Nemanja Bjelica won't leave Red Star

Nemanja Bjelice has slammed again the rumors about his leaving from Red Star. Despite the reports that were talking about the interest of Benetton Treviso for the young Serbian forward, Bjelica told no one from the Italian team has contacted him, and that he won't go anyway even if he receieve any offer to leave Red Star.


Rudy Fernández could leave Portland Trail Blazers next summer

Rudy Fernández is unhappy with his current situation in the Portland Trail Blazers, and could ask to leave his team. The Spanish guard could consider to be traded to another NBA team, or even go back to Europe. Fernández told to the media he misses the European competition.

SOURCE: Portland Tribune

Miami Heat sign Shavlik Randolph

Another new player for Miami Heat. The NBA franchise has announced the signing of Shavlik Randolph. The 26-year-old forward was a free agent since playing this season in Portland in two stints until January. This will be the second time Randolph plays for Miami, after playing 2 games last December for his new team.

SOURCE: Insidehoops

Unicaja signs Gary Neal, who leaves Benetton

Gary Neal is no longer player of Benetton, and will play for the rest of the season in Spain, for Unicaja. The Spanish team has announced an agreement with the American guard, who terminated his contract with Benetton. Neal was suspended since days ago due to disciplinary issues.

SOURCE: Unicaja Baloncesto

Former player Mithat Demirel, new Alba Berlin team manager

The former German player Mithat Demirel will be the new team manager of Alba Berlin, as the German team has announced. Demirel, who retired last year after playing with the Turkish team Erdemir, will replace the also former German National Team player Hennig Harnisch, who was promoted to vicepresident of Alba Berlin.


Trent Plaisted refuses to play for his team, KK Zadar

KK Zadar, in a complicated financial situation, has to face another problem. The American center Trent Plaisted, who arrived last summer from Pallacanestro Biella, refused to play last game due to the payment delays of the Croatian club, and probably will be released by Zadar soon.

SOURCE: Vecernji

Gary Neal, close to termine his contract with Benetton to sign for Unicaja

Finally, Gary Neal will be the replacement of Juan Dixon as soon as he agrees with his current team, Benetton Treviso, the termination of his contract. The American guard is suspended due to disciplinary reasons by the Italian club. Unicaja will be the second team of Neal, after a brief stint in Regal Barcelona.

SOURCE: Diario Sur

Cangrejeros de Santurce land former NBA player Mike Sweetney

Mike Sweetney will continue his career in Puerto Rico. After playing the last weeks for the Erie BayHawks in the D-League, averaging 13.2 points and 6.9 rebounds, the former Knicks and Bulls player was signed by Puerto Rican team Cangrejeros de Santurce. The 27-year-old forward will replace Marquise Gainous.

SOURCE: Cangrejeros de Santurce