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Sunday, June 6, 2010

The agent of Nemanja Bjelica denies any agreement with Regal Barcelona

Nemanja Bjelica hasn't signed any contract with Nemanja Bjelica, according to Bojan Tanjevic, agent of the player, despite the reports about an agreement between both parts. Tanjevic also told that Bjelica is expecting to enter in the first round of the next NBA draft, and hasn't negociate with any European team.

SOURCE: Sportske

James Gillingham leaves TBB Trier

After six years in TBB Trier, James Gillingham has left the German team. The 28-year-old Canadian guard arrived in 2004 to Trier from the University of Bradley. Last season, Gillingham averaged 6.4 points and 2.0 rebounds per game. Gillingham is undecided about keep on playing basketball.


Bnei Hasharon signs Dan Grunfeld

Dan Grunfeld is the new player of Bnei Hasharon. The Israeli team has announced the signing of the 26-year-old forward, who has played in Blancos de Rueda Valladolid during the last season, averaging 5.8 points and 2.5 rebounds per game. The new player of Bnei Hasharon is also the son of the General Manager of the Washington Wizards, Ernie Grunfeld.

SOURCE: Walla Sport

Virtus Bologna announces the arrival of Deivydas Gailius

The General Manager of Canadian Solar Bologna, Massimo Faraoni, admitted the arrival of Deivydas Gailius to the Italian team, expecting him to become an important player in the future of the club. The 22-year-old Lithuanian forward was signed to a two-year contract by Siauliai last summer, averaging 16.1 points and 3.0 rebounds per game in the Baltic League.

SOURCE: El Corriere dello Sport (pdf)

Juan Figueroa, in talks with Pinheiros

Juan Figueroa isn in talks to move to Brazil. The Argentinian guard could join Pinheiros next season. Figueroa, who played last season for Atenas de Córdoba, was also on the radar of Unión Formosa. The 24-year-old player averaged 6.1 points and 3.1 assists per game last season for Atenas, runner-up of the Argentinian LNB.


Galatasaray wants Furkan Aldemir

Galatasaray has made an offer for Furkan Aldemir, one of the best young players in the Turkish league. The 19-year-old center has played for Pinar Karsiyaka since 2007, averaging 7.8 points and 7.9 rebounds last season. Galatasaray could have offer $1.5 million for the young prospect.

SOURCE: Turkbasket

Erman Kunter, candidate to coach Efes Pilsen

The name of Erman Kunter has emerged as another candidate (besides Neven Spahija) to be the next coach of Efes Pilsen and replace Ergin Ataman. The Turkish coach is in charge of Cholet Basket since 2005, and was reported to leave next season the French club. Kunter doesn't work in the Turkish basketball since leaving Galatasaray in 2003.


Maccabi Tel Aviv, interested in Earl Calloway

Earl Calloway could be a candidate to replace the recently released guard Andrew Wisniewski. The American player of Cajasol, who arrived last summer to the ACB league from Cibona Zagreb, is on the radar of the Israeli powerhouse for the next season. The 26-year-old guard has averaged 9.4 points and 4.2 assists last season.

SOURCE: Walla Sport