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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Bizkaia Bilbao Basket and Renaldas Seibutis part ways

Renaldas Seibutis won't play next season for Bizkaia Bilbao Basket, after agreeing to terminate his contract with the Spanish team. The 24-year-old guard arrived to Bilbao in 2008 from Olympiakos, and has averaged 4.8 points and 1.6 rebounds in 13.6 minutes per game this season in ACB.

SOURCE: Bilbao Basket

Luis Guil, new head coach of CB Murcia

As expected, CB Murcia has officially announced Luis Guil as the new coach of CB Murcia to replace Edu Torres, who was at the end of his contract. The 38-year-old coach, who was fired from Ayuda en Acción Fuenlabrada at the early stages of the season, will be in charge of CB Murcia, his second club as a head coach, in LEB Oro.


Rhys Carter, to play for the Adelaide 36ers next season

Rhys Carter will leave Sweden to land in the Adelaide 36ers next season, as the same player confirmed. The 26-year-old Australian guard was playing for Gothia Basket, averaging 16.3 points and 4.9 assists in 30.4 minutes per game. The former player of the Victoria Giants and the West Sydney Razorbacks will be back to Australia after a season in Sweden.


Laurent Sciarra could play next season in Pau-Orthez

Laurent Sciarra could have found a new team after announcing his leaving from Orleans, where the veteran 36-year-old French guard has played during the last two seasons. The executive director of Pau Orthez, a team that will play next season in the LNB ProA, confirmed Sciarra's signing about his possible signing.

SOURCE: Sudouest

Virtus Bologna signs Kristjan Kangur

As expected, Kristjan Kangur was officially announced as the new signing of Canadian Solar Bologna for the Lega A playoff. The Estonian 27-year-old forward arrives to Italy after spending this season in ASVEL Villeurbanne. In the French LNB, Kangur averaged 5.1 points and 2.0 rebounds in 16 minutes per game.

SOURCE: Virtus Bologna

Ayuda en Acción Fuenlabrada and Alan Voskuil part ways

Alan Voskuil is no longer player of Ayuda en Acción Fuenlabrada, after agreeing to terminate his contract with the Spanish club. The 23-year-old guard, who arrived last summer from the Texas Tech college, played loaned during almost the entire season in the LEB Plata team Carrefour "El Boulevar" Ávila.

SOURCE: Baloncesto Fuenlabrada

Yao Ming could leave the Houston Rockets

According to Chinese sources, the talks between Yao Ming and the Houston Rockets to extend the center's contract are in a delicate situation. The Chinese All-Star wants a 6-year contract to agree to re-sign with the Rockets, while the NBA franchise is only willing to offer a 4-year contract. Yao Ming, who has missed the entire last season due to a foot injury, will become a free agent next summer, and could decide to sign with another team after 8 seasons in Houston.

SOURCE: Hoopchina

Sandro Rosell, candidate for president of Regal Barcelona, offers Rudy Fernandez a €7.5 million, 3-year contract

Sandro Rosell could have offered a €7.5 million ($9.3 million), 3-year contract to Rudy Fernández, who is reported to be unhappy in his current team, the Portland Trail Blazers. Rosell, the main candidate to become the next president of Regal Barcelona, would have to wait until Fernández and the Blazers agree to part ways to land the Spanish guard, who played for DKV Joventut before moving to the NBA two years ago. Caja Laboral and Real Madrid are also interested in the 25-year-old player for the next season.


Luis Guil will be the new head coach of CB Murcia

The day after the departure of Edu Torres was official, CB Murcia is close to sign Luis Guil as his replacement. The 38-year-old coach was in charge of Ayuda en Acción Fuenlabrada for one entire season, before being fired at the start of the last one. CB Murcia will play in LEB Oro next year.

SOURCE: La Opinión de Murcia

Trabzonspor signs Evren Büker for the next season

Trabzonspor will return to the TBL next season, and has already made the first signing of the new stint of the Turkish club in the top division. Evren Büker, from Galatasaray, has agreed to play for the new TBL team. The 24-year-old guard averaged 9.8 points and 3.6 assists last season for Galatasaray, where he arrived coming from Oyak Renault.

SOURCE: Turkbasket