(function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();

Monday, April 12, 2010

Predrag Danilovic confirms the interest of Panathinaikos for Aleks Maric

Aleks Maric, one of the best player in the current Euroleague, is on the radar of the Greek powerhouse Panathinaikos. The chairman of the Serbian club, the legendary former player Predrag Danilovic, confirmed the interest of Panathinaikos for the Australian-Serbian center, but he didn't predict what's going to happen with Maric next year. Danilovic also told he would like to keep the American players Bo McCalebb and Lawrence Roberts.

SOURCE: Vecernje Novosti

Real Madrid officially signs Morris Almond until 2012

As expected, Real Madrid has announced the landing of Morris Almond. The American guard, who played last season with the Maine Red Claws in the D-League, will play for the Spanish club until 2012. The signing of Almond could imply the leaving of Rimantas Kaukenas, who could have offers to play in Italy.

SOURCE: Real Madrid

Deutsche Bank Skyliners release coach Murat Didin

The Deutsche Bank Skyliners have decided to release their coach, Murat Didin. The Turkish coach was reported to leave this summer the German team to land in Turk Telekom to replace Merih Cakiroglu. Didin arrived to Deutsche Bank Skyliners in 2007, and will be replaced by the Canadian coach Gordon Herbert, who led the team based in Frankfury to the 2004 German championship. Herbert has been signed until 2011.

SOURCE: Schoenen Dunk

Vladimir Stimac could leave Red Star tomorrow to sign for Lottomatica Roma

Vladimir Stimac and the board of his current team, the Red Star, will meet tomorrow to discuss the termination of the player's contract. The Serbian forward has asked to part ways due to the payment problems of the Red Star. His next destiny will be, according to the Italian media, Lottomatica Roma

SOURCE: Sportal

Matt Freije leaves the Lebanon to play in Puerto Rico

Matt Freije has left the Lebanese team Sporting Al-Riyadi to sign for a Puerto Rican team. This decision could also mean the American-Lebanese center won't be able to play for the Asiatic national team in the next World Championship. Freije, who played in the NBA for the New Orleans Hornets and the Altanta Hawks, will be back to Puerto Rico after leaving the Criollos de Caguas in 2009.

SOURCE: Lebanese Basketball

New York Knicks want Earl Barron for the next season

Earl Barron, who is at the end of his 10-day contract with the New York Knicks, will be signed for the final game of the season by the NBA franchise. After that game, Barron is reported play the Greek play-offs after his NBA stint, but the Knicks have already stated that they want Barron for next season.

SOURCE: New York Post