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Sunday, June 27, 2010

Jon Scheyer will try to earn a spot in the NBA before joining Maccabi Tel Aviv

Despite being undrafted days ago in the last NBA draft, Jon Scheyer still wants to play in the NBA, and will participate in the next Summer League. The 22-year-old guard, who averaged 18.2 points and 4.9 assists in his senior year in the Duke University, has a three-year contract offer from Maccabi Tel Aviv, but will wait to accept it.

SOURCE: One

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Air Avellino and Benetton Treviso, interested in Devin Smith

Air Avellino wants to bring back Devin Smith to the team. The American 29-year-old forward played for the Italian team in the 2007-08 season. Smith, who played last season for Panellinios, averaging 13.5 points and 5.2 rebounds per game in the last Greek A1 league, is also on the radar of Benetton Treviso.

SOURCE: Basketnet

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Dariusz Szczubial, new head coach of Kotwica Kolobrzeg

As expected, Dariusz Szczubial is the new head coach of Kotwica Kolobrzeg. The Polish club has signed Szczubial to a one-year contract, but with an option to extend it three more years. The former coach of the Polish national team arrives to Kotwica after two seasons in charge of Znicz Jaroslaw, and will replace Tadeusz Aleksandrowicz.

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Aris Thessaloniki, interested in Quincy Douby and Pat Calathes

More rumors involving Aris Thessaloniki. The Greek club is reported to be very active in the market after announcing the arrival of Sharon Drucker as the new head coach. Aris could be interested in signing Quincy Douby and Pat Calather for the next season. The 26-year-old American guard was the top scorer of the last Turkish with Darufassaka, averaging 23.6 points and 4.9 assists per game, while the 24-year-old Greek-American forward is playing with Maroussi BC since 2008.

SOURCE: Sport.gr

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Josh Childress, undecided about his future

Josh Childress has declared in a statement that he hasn't decided where to play next season, through he won't have any problem to be back to Olympiakos. The 27-year-old American forward can opt out of his contract to move to the NBA (where the Washington Wizards and the Atlanta Hawks could be interested in signing him) or stay another year in Olympiakos. The Greek club, though, would like to get rid of his $7 million contract.

SOURCE: Red Planet

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LeBron James could have already decided to play in Chicago Bulls along with Chris Bosh

The future of LeBron James could be already written. The MVP of the last two seasons, according the American media, could have already decided to sign for the Chicago Bulls. James, who has played in the Cleveland Cavaliers since 2003, would land in Chicago along with another top free agent, Chris Bosh, who would leave the Toronto Raptors to play with James.

SOURCE: The New York Times

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Cimberio Varese, interested in Andre Collins and Dimitris Tsaldaris

Cimberio Varese has a new head coach, Carlo Recalcati, and now is looking for new players. The Italian team is interested in Andre Collins and Dimitris Tsaldaris for the next season. Collins is a free agent after being released by Canadian Solar Bologna days ago, while Tsaldaris, also on the radar of Aris Thessaloniki, finished last season in Sutor Montegranaro.

SOURCE: La Prealpina

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Gran Canaria 2014 and DKV Joventut, also interested in Giuseppe Poeta

The interest for Giuseppe Poeta is increasing. Besides Armani Jeans Milano and Benetton Treviso, the 25-year-old Italian guard is also on the radar of two Spanish clubs for the next season: Gran Canaria 2014 and DKV Joventut. Poeta, who won't continue in Bancas Tercas Milano, averaged 10.8 points and 4.4 assists (3rd league best) per game in the last Lega A.

SOURCE: La Gazzetta dello Sport

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Lottomatica Roma wants to get rid of Andre Hutson

Lottomatica Roma is shopping Andre Hutson. The Italian team wants to get rid of the contract of the 31-year-old forward ($1 million for year), and is trying to transfer him to another team. Hutson, who averaged 10.0 points and 4.9 rebounds per game in the last Lega A, arrived to Lottomatica in 2008. On the other hand, another forward of the Italian team, Luigi Datome, is on the radar of Pepsi Caserta for the next season.

SOURCE: Corriere dello Sport (pdf)

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Armani Jeans Milano could be in talks with Marco Jaric

Armani Jeans Milano and Marko Jaric are reported to be in talks for the next season. The 31-year-old Serbian guard, who won't continue in Real Madrid, has also expressed recently his interest to play in Olympiakos. According to the Italian media, one of the factors that could make Jaric to sign for Armani Jeans is the interest of his wife, the model Adriana Lima, to work in Milan.

SOURCE: La Gazzetta dello Sport

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Maccabi Tel Aviv, interested in Levance Fields

Another point guard that could be on the radar of Maccabi. The new target of the Israeli team could be Levance Fields, who played last season in Russia for Spartak St. Petersburg in his first year as a professional. The 23-year-old American guard averaged 13.4 points and 3.5 assists per game in the last Russian Super League.

SOURCE: One

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Sergio Rodríguez denies any agreement with Real Madrid

Not only the agent of Sergio Rodríguez denies any agreement with Real Madrid. The 23-year-old has also slammed the rumors about his signing for any team, and has declared that he still doesn't know where he will play next season. Rodríguez is at the end of his expiring contract with the New York Knicks, though the NBA team has an option to extend the player to another year.

SOURCE: Europa Press

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Kobe Bryant wants to finish his career in Italy

Kobe Bryant has declared he wants to close his career as a basketball player in Italy. Thet 31-year-old guard lived there when he was a child with his father, Joe Bryant, who played for several Italian teams in the 80's and early 90's. The 31-year-old guard, who signed months ago a contract with the Los Angeles Lakers until 2014, declared he has many friends in Reggio Emilia and Milan.

SOURCE: Il Messaggero

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Terrell McIntyre, closer to Panathinaikos

According to the Greek media, the future of Terrell McIntyre could be still "green", but this time in Panathinaikos. The Greek club is taking the lead to land the 33-year-old American guard, in Montepaschi Siena since 2006. The other two clubs who have made offers for McIntyre, who would replace Vassilis Spanoulis in Panathinaikos, are Olympiakos and Unicaja.

SOURCE: Sport.gr

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Partizan, close to sign Nemanja Gordic

Partizan is close to land one of the most interesting Balcanic prospects, Nemanja Gordic. The 21-year-old Bosnian guard is playing for the Montenegrin team Budocnost since 2005, averaging 9.6 points and 2.0 assists per game in the last Adriatic League.
The signing of Gordic could be official in the next 10 days.

SOURCE: Sportske

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Politekhnika Halychyna signs Pavel Ravzin

Politekhnika Halychyna has made another acquisition for the next season. The Ukrainian team has signed Pavel Revzin. The 26-year old guard arrives from Hoverla averaging 5.2 points and 3.3 rebounds per game in the Ukrainian Super League. Politekhnika Halychyna has also landed Vyacheslav Bogdanov for the next season.

SOURCE: iSport

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Banca Tercas Teramo, interested in Alex Righetti and Michele Antonutti

Banca Tercas Teramo is assuming the loss of Giuseppe Poeta (who could land in Armani Jeans Milano) and Michele Amoruso this summer, and is already looking for replacements. The Italian team is already interested in signing Alex Richetti. The 32-year-old forward is a free agent after being released by Canadian Solar Bologna two months ago. An alternative for the forward positions would be Michele Antonutti, from Sutor Montegranaro.

SOURCE: Il Messaggero Abruzzo

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SLUC Nancy, interested in Meir Tapiro

SLUC Nancy wants to bring back Meir Tapiro. The veteran 35-year-old guard has played during almost his whole career in Israel, except during the 2004-05 season, when the former member of the Israeli squad played in Nancy. Now the French team is again interested in signing Tapiro, who played last season for Maccabi Rishon LeZion averaging 9.6 points and 6.4 assists (league best) in the Israeli Super League.

SOURCE: Walla Sport

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Cajasol, interested in Jorge Garbajosa, while Louis Bullock could finally stay in Real Madrid

Cajasol wants to replace Dusko Savanovic, who left the club to sign for Power Electronics Valencia, with Jorge Garbajosa. The Spanish 32-year forward, member of the Spanish national team, could leave Real Madrid in the next days despite having another year of contract, though it's still not sure. Cajasol has also make an offer to Louis Bullock, though the American 34-year-old guard, who was reported to be close to be the next departure of Real Madrid, could finally also stay in his team since 2004.

SOURCES: El Diario de Sevilla, As

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Regal Barcelona, close to sign Kosta Perovic

Regal Barcelona and Kosta Perovic could be in the final stage of the negotiation to land the 25-year-old Serbian center. According to the Serbian press, the transfer of the player to Barcelona could be announced soon. Perovic is under contract with Power Electronics Valencia, where he played last season, averaging 8.4 points and 4.9 rebounds per game in the ACB league, but his current club is open to let him go due to his high salary.

SOURCE: Zurnal

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Real Madrid releases Darjus Lavrinovic

Real Madrid didn't exercise the option to extend the contract of Darjus Lavrinovic for an extra season, so the 30-year-old center is now a free agent. The Spanish club, though, could try to resign him but offering him a lower salary. Lavrinovic, who arrived last season from Dynamo Moscow, averaged 11.1 points and 4.5 rebounds in the last Euroleague.

SOURCE: As

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Caja Laboral, Regal Barcelona and Maccabi Tel Aviv, interested in Esteban Batista

Esteban Batista did a good first season in the ACB, averaging 14.1 points and 8.4 rebounds per game. The 26-year-old Uruguayan center, who played last season for Ayuda en Acción Fuenlabrada, is now on the radar of Caja Laboral, Regal Barcelona and Maccabi Tel Aviv, where Batista already played in the 2007-08 season. Batista is under contract by Fuenlabrada until 2012.

SOURCE: As

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