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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Aleks Maric won't continue in Partizan, and his new destiny could be Fenerbahce

Partizan has received a good offer from Aleks Maric, as the sport's director of the Serbian club, Dragan Todoric, has confirmed. The 25-year-old Australian-Serbian center will leave Partizan after one season, though his destiny is still officially unknown. According to the Turkish media, Fenerbahce was the only candidate remaining to land Maric.

SOURCE: Press Online, Basket Dergisi

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Aleksandar Rasic will leave Partizan

Aleksandar Rasic won't continue in Partizan next season after two years in the Serbian club. The 26-year-old guard, who averaged 8.9 points and 2.2 assists per game in the last Adriatic League, was reported weeks ago to be on the radar of Unics Kazan. On the other hand, Dusan Kecman will continue at least for one more year in Partizan.

SOURCE: Kosarka.rs

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Golden State Warriors sign Jeremy Lin

The Golden State Warriors have officially announced the signing of Jeremy Lin. The 21-year-old rookie guard will make his debut as a professional in the Warriors, after playing during the last four season in the University of Harvard, averaging 12.9 points and 4.3 rebounds in his senior year.

SOURCE: NBA.com/Warriors

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Cedevita, to part ways with Hrvoje Kovacevic

KK Cedevita has announced that will try to terminate the contract of Hrovje Kovacevic, which expires next year. The 24-year-old guard is playing for the Croatian team since 2008, when he arrived from KK Zagreb. Kovacevic didn't have much playing time last season in Cedevita.

SOURCE: KK Cedevita

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San Antonio Spurs re-sign Richard Jefferson to a multi-year contract

Three weeks after opting out of the final year of his $15 million contract with the San Antonio Spurs, Richard Jefferson has re-signed with the NBA franchise. The 30-year-old forward was signed to a multi-year contract with the Spurs, where he averaged 9.4 points and 5.3 rebounds per game last season.

SOURCES: NBA.com/Spurs, San Antonio Express News

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Spartak St. Petersburg signs Vladimir Dyachok

Spartak St. Petersburg has announced a new player. The Russian team has signed Vladimir Dyachok to a one-year contract, with an option for an extra year. The 29-year-old forward arrives to Spartak from Enisey Krasnoyarsk, where he averaged 9.3 points and 3.4 rebounds per game in the last Russian Super League.

SOURCE: BC Spartak

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Philadelphia 76ers sign Tony Battie

The Philadelphia 76ers have announced officially the signing of Tony Battie. The veteran 34-year-old center arrives to the Sixers after spending last season in the New Jersey Nets, where he landed last summer from the Orlando Magic, averaging 2.4 points and 1.5 rebounds per game.

SOURCE: Insidehoops

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Krasnye Krylia signs Brion Rush

Despite being released by BC Triumph days ago, Brion Rush won't leave Russia. The 25-year-old American guard was signed by Krasnye Krylia for the next two seasons. Rush, who arrived last summer from France, averaged 18.8 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game in his first year in the Russian Super League.

SOURCE: iSport

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Air Avellino signs Taquan Dean

Finally, Taquan Dean will play next season in Italy, despite the interest of Lagun Aro GBC to land him. Air Avellino has announced the signing of the 26-year-old American guard, who finished last season in Kavala, averaging 10.8 points and 3.3 rebounds per game in the last Greek A1 league.

SOURCE: Scandone Basket

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Triumph Lyubertsy signs Andrei Trushkin

Sixth team in six years for Andrey Trushkin. BC Triumph Lyubertsy has announced the signing of the 28-year-old Russian center. Trushkin arrives to Triumph after playing last season for Krasnye Krylia, averaging 9.3 points and 7.0 rebounds per game in the Russian Super League.

SOURCE: BC Triumph

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Enel Brindisi signs Bobby Dixon

Enel Brindisi has announced a new acqusition. The Italian club, recently promoted to the Lega A, has signed Bobby Dixon. The American 27-year-old arrives to Brindisi after finishing last season in Benetton Treviso, averaging 11.8 points and 4.0 assists per game in the Lega A.

SOURCE: New Basket Brindisi

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AEK Athens, interested in Georgi Shermadini

AEK Athens wants to bring Georgi Shermadini on loan. The 21-year-old Georgian center is expected to have a minor role next season in Panathinaikos, and the Greek powerhouse could decide to send him to play for another team, being AEK Athens a candidate. Shermandini, who arrived to Panathinaikos in 2008, averaged 5.1 points and 2.7 rebounds in 10.1 minutes per game last season.

SOURCE: Basketnet

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Strasbourg signs Justin Hawkins

Justin Hawkins is back to France. Strasbourg has signed the former player of Besançon for the next season. The 25-year-old American forward arrives to the LNB after playing last season in the D-League. Hawkins finished the competition in the Springfield Armor, averaging 20.0 points and 4.6 rebounds per game.

SOURCE: Catch and Shoot

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Galil Gilboa signs Gur Porat to a two-year contract

The current champion of the Israeli Super League, Galil Gilboa, has landed Gur Porat. The 30-year-old forward was signed to a two-year contract by his new club. Porat arrives to Galil Gilboa after playing last season for Hapoel Alufa, averaging 8.4 points and 5.3 rebounds per game.

SOURCE: Walla Sport

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Igokea signs Riste Stefanov

New signing for Igokea. The Bosnian club, which will play next season in the Adriatic League, has landed Riste Stefanov. The 28-year-old Macedonian guard arrives to Igokea after playing last season for Lukoil Akademik, averaging 12.2 points and 1.9 rebounds per game in the Bulgarian league.

SOURCE: Sportal

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Cedevita, close to sign Dontaye Draper

Matej Mamic, general manager of Cedevita, confirmed that the Croatian club has reached to an agreement with Dontaye Draper for the next season. The 25-year-old guard, who played the last NBA Summer League with the Denver Nuggets, played last season in the Italian LegaDue with Prima Veroli, averaging 13.4 points and 3.7 rebounds per game.

SOURCE: Kosarka.hr

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Cibona signs Jure Lalic, and keeps Bojan Bogdanovic and Marin Rozic

Cibona has signed Jure Lalic for the next season. The 24-year-old Croatian center arrives to his new team after finishing last season in Union Olimpija, averaging 10.0 points and 1.9 rebounds per game in he last Slovenian league. Cibona has also extended the contract of Marin Rozic, who was on the radar of Vanoli Cremona, and has reached to an agreement with Bojan Bogdanovic, who threatened to leave the club to the payment delays. Lottomatica Roma was interested in the 21-year-old forward.

SOURCE: Index

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PBG Poznan signs Jeremy Fears

PBG Poznan has landed the top scorer of the last Slovak Extraliga. Jeremy Fears has signed a contract with the 25-year-old American guard for the next season. Fears, who has also played in Austria and Hungary during his professional career, averaged 21.8 points, 4.9 assists and 4.4 rebounds per game for BC Prievidza last season in Slovakia.

SOURCE: Polski Kosz

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Sasa Obradovic will finally be the head coach of BC Donetsk

Igokea hasn't reached to an agreement with the main candidate to take the reign of the Bosnian team, Sasa Obradovic. The 41-year Serbian coach has turned down the offer from the Adriatic league team to take over BC Donetsk, in Ukraine. Obradovic was without a team since being released by Turow Zgorzelec last season.

SOURCE: Sportal

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Marko Car will continue playing for KK Zadar

Despite the earlier reports about his signing for Cibona, Marko Car won't leave KK Zadar, as the club has announced. The 24-year-old guard has agreed to stay for another season in the Croatian team. Car averaged 7.9 points and 1.8 assists per game in the last Adriatic League. The future of the other player from Zadar who was supposed to land in Cibona, Rok Stipcevic, is still uncertain.

SOURCE: Kosarka.hr

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Cimberio Varese signs Teemu Rannikko

As expected, Cimberio Varese has officially announced the signing of Teemu Rannikko. The 29-year-old Finnish guard is back to Italy, where he played from 2000 to 2005 in several teams. In the last season, Rannikko averaged 4.8 points and 1.5 assists per game for CB Granada in the ACB league.

SOURCE: Pallacanestro Varese

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Lagun Aro GBC signs Javi Salgado to a two-year contract

As expected, Javi Salgado will continue his career in Lagun Aro GBC. The 29-year-old guard parted ways days ago with his team since 2001, Bizkaia Bilbao Basket. His new team has announced that Salgado, who averaged 6.7 points and 3.3 assists per game in the last ACB league, was signed to a two-year contract.

SOURCE: ACB.com

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Scavolini Pesaro, interested in Bobby Jones

Bobby Jones is the new target of Scavolini. The 26-year-old American forward is on the radar of the Italian team after playing last season for Banca Tercas Teramo. The former NBA player, who landed in Teramo last summer, averaged 11.2 points and 3.8 rebounds per game in the Lega A.

SOURCE: Il Resto del Carlino

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Khimki, close to sign Henry Domercant

According to the Italian media, Khimki is close to land Henry Domercant for the next season. The 29-year-old American-Bosnian guard has played during the last two seasons for Montepaschi Siena, averaging 8.1 points and 1.5 rebounds per game in the last Lega A. This will be the second stint of Domercant in Russia, after playing for Dynamo Moscow in the 2007-08 season. Fenerbahce and Armani Jeans Milano were also interested in Domercant.

SOURCE: Corriere dello Sport

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Michal Ignerski could leave Lagun Aro GBC

Lagun Aro GBC is already looking for a replacement for Michal Ignerski, who will probably leave the Spanish team. Both parts haven't reach to an agreement for the extension of the contract of the 29-year-old Polish forward, who arrived to Lagun Aro last summer, averaging 10.4 points and 3.4 rebounds per game in the ACB league. On the other hand, Lagun Aro and Taquan Dean hasn't agreed yet to a deal. Finally, a former player of Lagun Aro, Carlos Andrade, who averaged 10.3 points and 5.1 rebounds per game last season for Oporto, in Portugal, could return to the team.

SOURCE: Diario Vasco

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Virtus Bologna, considering Kenny Hasbrouck, Aubrey Coleman and Jeremy Pargo as alternatives to Patrick Mills

Virtus Bologna is considering several point guards in case Patrick Mills, the main target of the Italian club, decides to try to earn a spot in the Portland Trail Blazers. The short list of Virtus includes Kenny Hasbrouck and Aubrey Coleman, both also targets of Pepsi Caserta, and Jeremy Pargo, who played last season in Israel for Galil Gilboa, and on the radar of Cholet.

SOURCE: Corriere dello Sport

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CSP Limoges signs Chris Massie

More new players for the recently promoted team CSP Limoges. The French club has signed Chris Massie for the next season. The 31-year-old American center arrives to Limoges after finishing last season in the Bosnian League with Igokea, averaging 11.4 and 7.9 rebounds per game. Previously, Massie left Olympia Larisa due to the payment delays of the Greek team.

SOURCE: Limoges CSP

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Maccabi Tel Aviv doesn't reach to an agreement with Gran Canaria 2014 for Jaycee Carroll

The interest of Maccabi Tel Aviv for signing Jaycee Carroll is not enough to land the American 27-year-old American guard. Gran Canaria 2014, his current team, hasn't accepted the offer for the top scorer of the last ACB league from the Israeli team, so Carroll will continue in the Spanish until a better offer comes.

SOURCE: Canarias Ahora

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Giuseppe Poeta could continue in Banca Tercas Teramo, despite the interest from Virtus Bologna, Gran Canaria 2014 and Cajasol

Giuseppe Poeta could finally stay one more season in Banca Tercas Teramo, where he's playing since 2006. The 24-year-old guard, member of the Italian team, has turned down the offer from Gran Canaria 2014, and is also on the radar of Virtus Bologna and Cajasol. Poeta, though, could decide to continue playing for his current team.

SOURCE: Abruzzo 24 Ore

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Banca Tercas Teramo and Angelico Biella, interested in Yaroslav Korolev

Yaroslav Korolev could return to Europe next season. Banca Tercas Teramo and Angelico Biella are targeting the 23-year-old Russian forward, who finished last season in the Reno Bighorns of the D-League. Korolev, who averaged 9.9 points and 5.2 rebounds per game for the Bighorns, played for the Los Angeles Clippers between 2005 and 2007.

SOURCE: Abruzzo 24 ore

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Primoz Brezec and Mario Kasun, among the candidates to replace Robert Archibald in Unicaja

Unicaja is considering several names offered to the Spanish club to replace Robert Archibald, in case the 30-year-old British center leaves the team. The Slovenian 30-year-old Primoz Brezec, who finished last season in the NBA for Milwaukee Bucks, and the 30-year-old Croatian center Mario Kasun, released from Efes Pilsen days ago, are among the candidates to join Unicaja next season. Other names in the list are Pops Mensah-Bonsu, who won't continue in CSKA Moscow, and Kris Lang, who played last season for Turk Telekom.

SOURCE: La Opinión de Málaga

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Khimki and Asseco Prokom, also interested in Thomas Kelati

Despite the reports about a possible agreement between Unicaja and Thomas Kelati, the 27-year-old America-Polish guard, who played last season for Power Electronics Valencia, continues attracting the interest of several European teams. Khimki and Asseco Prokom are also in the mix to land Kelati, who is also in talks with Olympiakos for the next season.

SOURCE: La Opinión de Málaga

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Townsville Crocodriles sign Will Blalock

The former NBA player Will Blalock will continue his career in Australia. The Townsville Crocodriles have announced the 26-year-old guard, who played for the Detroit Pistons in the 2006-07 season, as the new signing of the Australian team. Blalock finished last season in the Reno Bighorns, where he averaged 11.8 points and 7.4 assists in the D-League.

SOURCE: NBL.co.au

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Oyak Renault signs Jonathan Gibson

jonathan Gibson will start his professional team in Bursa. Oyak Renault has signed, according to the coach Yucel Platin, the 22-year-old American guard. Gibson arrives to the Turkish team after playing during the last four seasons for the University of New Mexico State, averaging 17.5 points and 2.9 rebounds per game in his senior year.

SOURCE: Eurobasket

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Adelaide 36ers sign Craig Winder

The Adelaide 36ers have announced the arrival of Craig Winder. The 26-year-old American guard arrives to the Australian team after playing during the last three years in the D-League. Winder averaged 16.0 points and 5.4 rebounds per game for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers in the 2009-10 season.

SOURCE: Gaze Hoops

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Real Madrid and Clay Tucker agree to a one-year deal

As expected, Clay Tucker will be a player of Real Madrid next Friday. The 30-year-old American guard has reached to a one-year agreement, with a team option to a second year. Tucker arrives to Real Madrid after playing last season for DKV Joventut, averaging 12.5 points and 4.1 assists per game. On the other hand, D'Or Fischer will be introduced as the next signing of Real Madrid next Monday.

SOURCE: As

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Olympiakos, interested in Robert Archibald

Olympiakos is looking for a new player for the frontcourt. Boniface N'Dong is no longer an option, and the new target is Robert Archibald. The 30-year-old British center is a free agent after his contract with Unicaja expired, through there are also options that the Spanish team extends his contract. In the last ACB league, Archibald averaged 7.5 points and 4.0 rebounds per game.

SOURCE: La Opinión de Málaga

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Regal Barcelona, close to extend Gianluca Basile's contract to one more year

Despite the rumors about his leaving, finally Gianluca Basile will stay in Regal Barcelona, at least, for one more season. The Spanish club and the veteran 35-year-old Italian guard are close to sign a one-year extension. Basile, who arrived to Regal Barcelona in 2005, averaged 5.3 points and 1.0 rebounds per game in the last ACB league.

SOURCE: El Punt

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Maccabi Haifa signs Frank Robinson

Frank Robinson confirmed via Twitter that he will continue his career in Israel. According to the player, the 26-year-old American guard will play next season for Maccabi Haifa. Robinson arrives to Israel after averaging 12.4 points, 4.1 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game for the Los Angeles D-Fenders in the last D-League.

SOURCE: Twitter Frank Robinson

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CB Granada and Baloncesto Fuenlabrada, interested in Sergio Sánchez

Sergio Sánchez won't continue next season in Lagun Aro GBC. The 29-year-old guard is a free agent, and he has already two teams interested in signing him next season: CB Granada and Baloncesto Fuenlabrada. Sánchez, who has played in Lagun Aro since 2008, averaged 6.0 points and 2.8 assists per game in the last ACB league.

SOURCE: Ideal

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Hapoel Jerusalem, interested in Deon Thompson

Deon Thompson could be the main alternative for Hapoel Jerusalem in case the Israeli team doesn't reach to an agreement with Luka Zoric. The 21-year-old American forward has finished his college career after four seasons in the University of North Carolina, averaging 13.7 points and 6.7 rebounds per game during his senior year with the Tar Heels. On the other hand, besides the official announcements from Hapoel about the arrival of Brian Randle and Jason Rich, both players are still unsigned.

SOURCES: One, One

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Spartak St. Petersburg signs Anton Ponkrashov to a two-year contract

Spartak St. Petersburg has announced the arrival of Anton Ponkrashov. The Russian club has signed the 24-year-old guard to a two-year contract. Ponkrashov (born in St. Petersburg) arrives to Spartak after playing last season for CSKA Moscow, averaging 4.4 points and 1.7 assists per game in the last Russian Super League. This will be the second stint of Ponkrashov in Spartak St. Petersburg, where played from 2004 to 2006.

SOURCE: BC Spartak

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Olympiakos could announce soon the arrival of Nemanja Bjelica, while Boniface N'Dong won't leave Regal Barcelona

The negotiations between Olympiakos and Benetton Treviso for Nemanja Bjelica are close to end with an agreement between both parts. The 22-year-old Serbian forward, who was playing for Red Star, could be announced soon as the new player of Olympiakos. On the other hand, the Greek team won't land Boniface N'Dong. Regal Barcelona, his current club, won't get rid of the Senegalese center, who will stay next season in the Spanish team.

SOURCE: Basketnet

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