Detroit Pistons strengthened their roster with addition of 32-year old Spanish ex-international point guard Jose Manuel Calderon (192-95kg-81). He played recently at Toronto Raptors. In 45 NBA games this season he recorded 11.1ppg, 2.4rpg and 7.4apg. The previous (10-11) season Calderon played at the Raptors. In 68 NBA games that season he averaged 9.8ppg, 3.0rpg, 8.9apg and 1.2spg. He has never been drafted by the NBA. Among other achievements Calderon won NBA Atlantic Division championship title in 2007. He received also Eurobasket.com All-Europeans Honorable Mention award in 2006,2011 and 2012. Calderon was also a member of Spanish international program for some years. He played for Spanish Senior National Team between 2002 and 2012 and previously for U21 National Team back in 2001. Calderon represented Spain at the Olympic Games in London (United Kingdon) last year. His team won Silver and his stats at that event were 8 games: 7.0ppg, 2.1rpg, 2.5apg, FGP: 55.6%, 3PT: 33.3%, FT: 75.0%. Calderon has played also professionally for other Spanish teams like Caja Laboral, Baloncesto Fuenlabrada and Meridiano Alicante. The scouts decsribe him following way: Has a very good shoot but still has to improve his three pointer shooting. Has good court sense and playmaking ability; hes very stong, a good athlete and a very good leaper;.
MoraBanc Andorra (Liga Endesa) strengthened their training camp roster with addition of 32-year old Croatian power forward Filip Toncinic (212-84, college: Texas A&M-CC). He played most recently at San Pablo Inmobiliaria Miraflores Burgos in the LEB Gold. In 39 games he recorded 11.0ppg and 6.0rpg last season. Toncinic helped them to make it to the semifinals. Great season indeed as he was voted to Eurobasket.com All-Spanish LEB Gold Honorable Mention and All-Bosmans Team. The previous (1... [read more]
MoraBanc Andorra (Liga Endesa) strengthened their training camp roster with addition of 32-year old Croatian power forward Filip Toncinic (212-84, college: Texas A&M-CC). He played most recently at San Pablo Inmobiliaria Miraflores Burgos in the LEB Gold. In 39 games he recorded 11.0ppg and 6.0rpg last season. Toncinic helped them to make it to the semifinals. Great season indeed as he was voted to Eurobasket.com All-Spanish LEB Gold Honorable Mention and All-Bosmans Team. The previous (14-15) season he played at Vrijednosnice OS in A1 where in 24 games he was the best scorer with impressive 20.8ppg and had 8.8rpg (#2 in the league) and 1.7apg. A very good season in his career as he was voted to Eurobasket.com All-Croatian A1 League Honorable Mention. Among other achievements Toncinic's team was regular season runner-up in Southland Conference West Division for two years in a row (2009 and 2010). He was a member of Croatian U20 National Team between 2002 and 2003. Toncinic is a very experienced player. Thanks to his pro career he managed to play on three different continents (Europe, Asia and of course North America) in four different countries. Toncinic has played previously professionally in Japan (Sendai 89ers), Kosovo (Drita), Syria (Al Wahda) and Croatia (KK Zadar and Kvarner Resort Novi Rijeka). He attended Texas A&M - Corpus Christi until 2010 and it will be his seventh season in pro basketball.
Igualatorio Cantabria Estela Santander (EBA) landed 21-year old guard Andres Pariente (179-95) from Cantbasket. In 24 EBA games he averaged 6.7ppg, 1.3rpg and 1.7apg last season. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Spain [read more]
Comercial Ulsa Ciudad de Valladolid (LEB Silver) agreed terms with 20-year old Congolese center Gullit Mukendi (203-96). He has played for the last four seasons at Estudiantes Lugo Leyma Natura in the EBA. In 21 games he had 11.9ppg, 4.9rpg and 1.6bpg last season. Comercial Ulsa Ciudad de Valladolid roster for 2016-2017: Guards: Pablo Esteban Henri Wade-Chatman Forwards: Javier Lobato David Ortega Centers: Sergio De La Fuente Boubacar Sidibe Gullit Mukendi By Eurobasket Data Center... [read more]
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