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Monday, May 17, 2010

Nikos Hatzivrettas could leave Aris Thessaloniki next season

Nikos Hatzivrettas is open to discuss the termination of his remaining contract with Aris Thessaloniki. The 32-year-old Greek forward could land next season in Iraklis, one of his former teams. Hatzivrettas has averaged 6.6 points and 1.7 rebounds this season in the Greek A1 league.

SOURCE: Superbasket

Zalgiris Kaunas, to land Willie Deane next season

Zalgiris Kaunas could bring back to the team Willie Deane next season. The American guard, who is now in Bulgaria playing for Lukoil Akademik, is a target for the Lithuanian team, and his agency is already in talks with Zalgiris. Deane played for Zalgiris during the 2008-09 season.

SOURCE: Basketnews.lt

Sergio Rodríguez, considering offers from several NBA teams

Sergio Rodríguez will decide his future in a week, according to the Spanish player. The 23-year-old guard would like to stay in his current team, the New York Knicks, though he admitted to have other NBA teams interested in him. Several teams in Spain, like Real Madrid, Caja Laboral and Power Electronics Valencia, are also in the mix to land Rodríguez next season.


CB Murcia and Edu Torres part ways

Edu Torres is no longer the head coach of the CB Murcia, after the Spanish club has decided not to extend his contract. Torres arrived last December to Murcia to replace Moncho Fernández, but couldn't avoid the relegation of the team, which will play next season in LEB Oro with a new head coach.


Oleksiy Pecherov wants to stay in the NBA

The season of Oleksiy Pecherov is over after his team, the Minnesota Timberwolves, failed to reach the NBA playoffs, being one of the worst teams in the league. The 24-year-old Ukrainian center, who will be a free agent next summer, averaged 4.5 points and 2.8 rebounds in just 10.2 minutes per game. Despite not playing much minutes in his first season with the Wolves, Pecherov wants to stay in the NBA, and will consider his options after July 1st, when the NBA transfer market starts again.

SOURCE: Basket.com.ua

Capitanes de Arecibo sign Guillermo Díaz

After ending the season in Italy with Angelico Biella, despite playing just 3 games, Guillermo Díaz will land in Puerto Rico. The 25-year-old player will play for the Capitanes de Arecibo, in the first stint of Díaz in the league of his country. The former player of Los Angeles Clippers averaged 7.7 points and 2.0 assists in the Lega A since landing in Italy last January.

SOURCE: Primera Hora

ASU Club signs Olumide Oyedeji, who wants to be back to China next season

The Jordanian club ASU Club has signed Olumide Oyedeji for the next Asian Clubs Championship, to be played this month. The 29-year-old Nigerian center, who played in the NBA from 2000 to 2003 in the Seattle SuperSonics and the Orlando Magic, arrives from the Liaoning Dinosaurs, in the Chinese league. Oyedeji said he wants to be back to the CBA next season, where he averaged 14.1 points and 12.2 rebounds per game, though he still doesn't know if he will play for Liaoning again.

SOURCE: Netease