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Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Sergio Rodríguez, considering to play in Europe

The agent of Sergio Rodríguez, José Ortiz, admitted that to go back to Europe is a possibility for the Spanish guard. Rodríguez, who has finished the season with the New York Knicks, will become a restricted free agent, and is considering his options to stay in the NBA or to leave to Europe. Several teams, according to his agent, are interested in him.


Power Electronics Valencia, also interested in Bojan Bogdanovic

Bojan Bogdanovic is attracting the interest of some top teams around the continent. Another one could be Power Electronics Valencia, recently qualified for the Euroleague after being the winner of the EuroCup. Bogdanovic, now playing for Cibona, is also considering to declare himself elegible in the next NBA draft.

SOURCE: Basketnet

Unicaja lands Panchi Barrera to help in the trainings

One of the best prospects in the last years from Uruguay, Gustavo "Panchi" Barrera, is now training with Unicaja. The 25-year-old guard, who has finished the season in the Uruguyan league with Club Unión Atlética, will try to stay fit and to wait for offers to play in Spain. Unicaja doesn't have any intention of signing him now.

SOURCE: El Desmarque de Málaga

Gaiteros del Zulia sign Norman Nolan

Normal Nolan will play for the Gaiteros del Zulia after being signed by the Venezuelan team. The 34-year-old forward will replace David Reichel in the Gaiteros roster, instead of Jermaine Tate, the first option for the club. Nolan has played this season in Argentina (Olímpico de La Banda) and Iran (Petrochimi)

SOURCE: Gaiteros del Zulia

Sarunas Jasikevicius, closer to Maccabi for the next season

The future of Sarunas Jasikevicius, currently on Panathinaikos, looks closer everyday to Maccabi Tel Aviv. Power Electronics Valencia contacted the Lithuanian guard to express their interest for the player, but Jasikevicius has decided to go back to Maccabi, where he played between 2003 and 2005. The 34-year-old player is averaging 9.3 points and 3.0 assists this season in the Greek league.

SOURCE: Basketnet

Jure Zdovc could be close to leave Union Olimpija

Jure Zdovc is about to leave his duties as the head coach of Union Olimpija. The former player, who is in charge of the Slovenian team since 2008, would be replaced by Gasper Potocnik, currently his assistant. The financial crisis that is isolating the historical club would be the main reason for the departure of Zdovc before the end of the season.

SOURCE: Krepsinis

Vladimir Dasic, to be released by Real Madrid this summer

After being released by Gran Canaria 2014 last week, the future of Vladimir Dasic is uncertain. His current team, Real Madrid, which loaned the Montenegrin forward to Gran Canaria, could not extend his contract at the end of the season. Dasic is now back to his homecountry, and it's very unlikely he will play again until next season.


Jeremiah Massey, back to the Xacobeo trainings

Jeremiah Massey is no longer sidelined in his team. The chairman of Xacobeo Blu:Sens, Jose Ángel Docobo, ordered the coach Curro Segura to bring Jeremiah Massey back to the trainings. This could be a problem for the rumored departure of the American-Macedonian forward to his former team, Aris Thessaloniki

SOURCE: La Voz de Galicia

Sergi Vidal, in talks with a Spanish team for next season

Sergi Vidal is planning his future in case he finally parts ways with his current team, Real Madrid. Despite the informations about a possible deal with DKV Joventut, the 29-year-old forward would be close to an agreement with another Spanish club, according to sources consulted by The Hoops Market. Vidal, who arrived last summer from Caja Laboral, is averaging 2.7 points and 1.1 rebounds in just 13 minutes per game in the ACB league this season.

SOURCE: The Hoops Market