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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Glenn "Doc" Rivers, considering to leave his job as the Boston Celtics head coach

Glenn "Doc" Rivers, current head coach of the Boston Celtics, is considering to step down of his job to take care of his family. The former NBA player has three kids with promising careers in college and high school, and could leave his coaching career to follow their evolution. Rivers was the head coach who led the Celtics to the last NBA title of the franchise in 2008.

SOURCE: Boston Herald

Darren Kelly, back to Mouttahed

Darren Kelly will play again for Mouttahed. The 31-year-old guard averaged 20.3 points and 6.1 assists in 29 games played with the Lebanese team between 2007 and 2009, before playing this season in Egypt for Somouha. Kelly also played in Latvia, Cyprus, Greece, Italy and Poland during his European career.

SOURCE: Lebanese Basketball

Jeremiah Massey could be back next week to Aris Thessaloniki

With Curro Segura, the coach of Xacobeo Blu:Sens, confirmed to stay until the end of the season, it's almost sure Jeremiah Massey will have to leave the team. The American-Macedonian forward is sidelined by Segura, and his former team, Aris Thessaloniki, is trying to bring Massey back. The still player of Xacobeo told former teammate Savvas Iliadis that next week he will be back to Aris, so Massey could leave Spain soon.

FUENTE: Basketnet

Andrés Nocioni doesn't know anything about the interest of Real Madrid for him

Andrés Nocioni, forward of the Sacramento Kings, unhappy with his role in his current team, said that his first priority is to stay in the NBA. His contract with the Kings expires in 2012. Asked about the interest of Real Madrid for signing him, the Argentinian player answered that his agent is managing that, and that he has no idea about it.


Piratas de Quebradillas release Damon Jones, and try to sign Marcus Williams, from Memphis Grizzlies

Former NBA player Damon Jones is no longer member of the Piratas de Quebradillas, after the Puerto Rican team decided to release the American guard. Since being signed a couple of weeks ago, Jones averaged 10.7 points and 3.3 assists in 4 games. The new target of the Piratas is the current Memphis Grizzlies guard Marcus Williams, who already played there last season. Williams would have to reach an agreement with the Grizzlies to buy out his contract, expiring next July to land again in Puerto Rico. The second option for the Piratas de Quebradillas is the Australian guard C.J. Bruton, recently playing for the New Zealand Breakers.

SOURCE: El Nuevo Día

Yaniv Green could leave Maccabi next year

A anonymous source from the Maccabi Tel Aviv board told that Yaniv Green won't play next year for the Israeli team, and that the club will look for another center. Despite Maccabi denied officially that information, Green is only averaging 4.5 points and 3 rebounds in 11.6 minutes per game in the domestic league, so his relevance in the Pini Gershon rotation is minimal.