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Sunday, July 4, 2010

Galil Gilboa signs Anton Kazarnovski

Galil Gilboa has added another player for the next season roster. The last champion of the Israeli Super League has signed Anton Kazarnovski to a two-year season. The 25-year-old center went back to Israel last March after three seasons in Germany, and finished the season for Ironi Ramat-Gan, averaging 4.0 points and 2.6 rebounds per game. Previously, Kazarnovski posted 7.5 points and 5.2 rebounds for BC Karlsruhe in the German ProA league.


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Enel Brindisi, also interested in Khalid el-Amin

Enel Brindisi is looking for an American playmaker. Besides the interest for Keydren Clark, the Italian team is also eyeing Khalid El-Amin. The 31-year-old guard played last season for Budivelnyk, averaging 20.5 points and 5.1 assists in the last Ukrainian Super League, but didn't reach to an agreement to extend his contract and is a free agent.

SOURCE: Senzacolonne

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Benetton Treviso signs Ryan Toolson

It's official. As expected, Ryan Toolson was announced as the new player of Benetton Treviso. The Italian team has signed the 25-year-old American guard to a two-year contract. Toolson averaged last season 16.7 points and 2.8 rebounds per game in the TBL for Pinar Karsiyaka, in his first year as a professional.

SOURCE: Benetton Basket

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Sasha Djordjevic, main candidate to replace Dusan Ivkovic in the Serbian national team

Dusan Ivkovic will leave the Serbian national team after the next World Championship, in Turkey. The Serbian federation is considering a list of candidates, and Sasha Djordjevic could be the first target to take over the team. Other names on the short list could be Zeljko Obradovic (Panathinaikos), Bozidar Maljkovic (now without a team), Svetislav Pesic (also without a team), Aco Petrovic (recently hired by Zalgiris) and Miroslav Nikolic (Radnicki)

SOURCE: Press Online

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Maccabi Netanya signs Chris Watson

Maccabi Netanya has found the replacement for Lior Hakman, recently signed by Hapoel Jerusalem. The Israeli team has signed Chris Watson, who started last season for Ironi Ashkelon before moving to Ironi Ramat-Gan. The 34-year-old Israeli forward averaged 12.0 points and 5.2 rebounds for his last team.


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Virtus Bologna signs Jakub Parzenski

Jakub Parzenski will play for Virtus Bologna next season. The 19-year-old Polish center arrives to the Italian team from Slash Wroclaw, a team from the Polish 2Liga, averaging 7.0 points and 4.3 rebounds per game. Parzenski also played last summer in the European U18 Championship with the Polish squad, posting 7.4 points and 3.9 rebounds per game.

SOURCE: Virtus

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Benetton Treviso, close to sign Ryan Toolson

Ryan Toolson could be the next signing for Benneton Treviso. The 25-year-old American guard played last season in Turkey for Pinar Karsiyaka, being one of the top scorers of the TBL averaging 16.7 points and 2.8 rebounds per game in his first season as a professional.

SOURCE: Il Corriere dello Sport (.pdf)

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Deutsche Bank Skyliners sign A.J. Moye

Ajene "A.J." Moye is the first new player of the Deutsche Bank Skyliners for the 2010-11 season. The 28-year-old American guard was signed by the German team to a one-year contract. Moye arrives from the Finnish team Kouvot Kouvola, where he averaged 18.6 points and 5.4 rebounds per game in the last Koriisliga.

SOURCE: Schoenen Dunk

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Stanislav Eremin and Triumph Lybertsy part ways

Stanislav Eremin has decided not to extend his contract with Triumph Lybertsy. The 59-year-old Russian coach has been in charge of Triumph since 2007, when the club was founded. Eremin, who has also left his duties as general manager of Triumph, has also worked as a head coach for CSKA, Unics Kazan and the Russian national team during his career.

SOURCE: BC Triumph

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Enel Brindisi, interested in Keydren Clark

Enel Brindisi keeps on tracking the market for the next season. The recently promoted Italian team is also interested in Keydren Clark. The 25-year-old American guard has played during the last seasons in Greece, for Aris Thessaloniki. Clark, who also played in Italy in the 2007-08 season for Scavoli Pesaro, averaged 10.1 points and 2.4 assists per game in the last Greek A1 league.

SOURCE: Nuovo Quotidiano di Puglia

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Olin Gençlik signs Filip Videnov

As expected, Filip Videnov will play in Turkey next season. The 30-year-old Bulgarian guard was signed by Olin Gençlik. Videnov arrives to the Turkish team after finishing last season for FMP Zeleznik, averaging 13.5 points and 5.1 rebounds per game. This will be the second stint in Turkey for the member of the Bulgarian national team, after playing for Tekelspor in the 2005-06 season.

SOURCE: Basketbolhaber

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Antalya signs Emre Bayav and Can Ozcan

As expected, Emre Bayav will play next season for Antalya. The 22-year-old center arrives from Aliaga Petkim, where he averaged 3.4 points and 1.9 rebounds per game. Antalya has also landed Can Ozcan, who was released recently by Efes Pilsen. The 21-year-old forward played last season on loan for Darufassaka, posting 2.8 points and 1.5 rebounds per game.

SOURCE: Mixbasket

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Dallas Mavericks and Dirk Nowitzki agree to a four-year, $80 million extension

Dirk Nowitzki will continue his career in the Dallas Mavericks, after 12 seasons with the NBA franchise. The 32-year-old All-Star German forward has agreed to a four-year, $80 million extension with the Mavs after opting out of his previous contract days ago. Last season, Nowitzki averaged 25.0 points and 7.7 rebounds per game for Dallas.


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Tariq Kirksay will re-sign with Cajasol

Despite the rumors about his leaving, finally Tariq Kirksay has decided to accept the two-year extension offer from Cajasol. The 30-year-old American-French forward, who averaged 7.5 points and 7.1 rebounds per game, was on the radar of Unics Kazan, his former team before joining Cajasol last summer, and Power Electronics Valencia.

SOURCE: Diario de Sevilla

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Utah Flash release Brad Jones

Brad Jones is no longer the head coach of the Utah Flash. The D-League franchise has decided no to bring Jones back next season. The coach leaves the team after three seasons in charge of the Flash, with a balance of 84-66. There's no early candidate to take over the Flash yet.

SOURCE: NBA Fanhouse

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Krasnye Krylya signs Aleksandr Fomin

Aleksandr Fomin is back to Russia after his one-year stint in Belarus. Kranye Krylya has signed the 24-year-old Russian forward, who played last season for Minsk-2006, the champion of the Belarusian league, being one of the most important players of the team. Fomin arrived to Minsk last summer after two seasons in Spartak Primorje Vladivostok.

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