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  Eurocup - Gran Canaria tabs Bo McCalebb  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

Herbalife Gran Canaria (Liga Endesa) inked 31-year old FYR Macedonian international point guard Bo McCalebb (178-82kg-85, college: New Orleans). He played most recently at Limoges CSP Elite in French ProA. In 19 games he averaged 11.5ppg, 2.2rpg and 3.3apg last season. McCalebb also played 8 games in Eurocup where he had 12.0ppg, 1.6rpg and 2.9apg. He also spent pre-season at the Pelicans in NBA that year.
Among other achievements McCalebb received Eurobasket.com All-Italian SerieA Player of the Year award back in 2011 and 2012.
He also represented FYR Macedonia at the European Championships in Slovenia three years ago. His stats at that event were 5 games: Score-5 (17.6ppg), 3.2rpg, 1.6apg, Steals-5 (1.4spg), FGP: 54.9%, 3PT: 28.6%, FT: 71.4%.
McCalebb is a very experienced player. He has played also professionally in Germany (Bayern Muenchen), Serbia (Partizan), Turkey (Fenerbahce and Mersin Buyuksehir Belediyesi) and Italy (Mens Sana Siena).
McCalebb attended University of New Orleans until 2008 and it will be his ninth season in pro basketball.
His game is described as: Shown his ability to score as well as distribute the basketball ... An extremely explosive player.
Herbalife Gran Canaria roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
Albert Oliver
Bo McCalebb
Sasu Salin
Kristaps Gluditis
Oriol Pauli
Forwards:
Eulis Baez
Pablo Aguilar
Royce O'Neale
Xavier Rabaseda
Kyle Kuric
Centers:
Richard Hendrix
Darko Planinic
Coach: Luis Casimiro
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Basketball Champions League - Mindaugas Kacinas joins Neptunas  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

Neptunas Klaipeda (LKL) agreed terms with 23-year old Lithuanian forward Mindaugas Kacinas (201-104kg-93). He just graduated from S.Carolina (NCAA). Kacinas has played there for the last four years. In 34 games he had 9.9ppg and 5.1rpg last season. Kacinas helped them to make it to the NIT Sweet 16. and they also made it to the NIT Sweet 16. Quite impressive season as he was named to CoSIDA NCAA Division I Academic All-District 4 1st Team. Kacinas also played 1 game where he recorded 12 points, 5 rebounds and 1 block.
As mentioned above Kacinas is just out of the college and it will be his first season as a pro.
He represented Lithuania at the European Championships U20 in Tallinn (Estonia) three years ago. His stats at that event were 10 games: 9.0ppg, 5.5rpg, 1.3apg, FGP: 59.3%, 3PT: 39.0%, FT: 76.9%.
Kacinas has played previously for Klaipedos Tekoda and Klaipedos LCC TU.
Neptunas Klaipeda roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
Larry Drew II
Laurynas Beliauskas
Forwards:
Arnas Butkevicius
Mindaugas Kacinas
Center:
Jerai Grant
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Bulgaria - Rilski inks Kelvin Parker, ex Verviers-Pep.  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

Rilski Sportist Samokov (NBL) signed experienced 34-year old American point guard Kelvin Parker (184-85kg-82, college: Northwest Missouri State). He played last season at VOO Wolves Verviers-Pepinster in Belgian Top Division II, but left the team in Apr.'16. In 12 games he had 14.5ppg, 2.4rpg, 2.9apg and 1.1spg.
The most of previous (2014-15) season Parker spent at Inter Bratislava in SBL where in 14 games he recorded 12.5ppg, 2.8rpg, 4.9apg and 2.2spg. He helped them to make it to the semifinals. A very impressive season as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-Slovakian League Honorable Mention. Parker also played that season for Al Jaysh (D1) in Qatari league. In 14 games he averaged 12.5ppg, 2.8rpg and 4.9apg.
Parker is quite experienced player. He has played in six different countries on three different continents (Europe, Asia and of course North America). Parker has played previously professionally in Austria (Redwell Gunners Oberwart), Germany (Bayern Muenchen and Dragons Rhoendorf), Italy (Lighthouse Conad Trapani), Switzerland (Monthey and Geneve Lions), Norway (Asker Aliens) and PBL (Vermont FH).
He attended Northwest Missouri State until 2004 and it will be his 13th (hopefully lucky) (!!!) season as a professional player.
Parker could be described: Physical & Mental: Very quick with good reflexes.
Ball Skills: Strong with the ball... Penetrates aggressively... Runs the floor well.
Offense: Good offensive player... Good shooter from range... Moves well without the ball... Sees the floor well.
Defense: Very good anticipation... Quick hands and feet... Reads the defensive floor well.
Game Knowledge: Will earn a coach's trust with his court vision on both ends of the floor.
Strengths: Effective when he blends in with a team set, as well as when he is asked to create on his own.
Opportunities for Improvement: Needs to continue to work on finishing off penetration.
Overall Comments: Needs to develop more of his game
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Rilski Sportist Samokov roster for 2016-2017:
Guard:
Kelvin Parker
Forwards:
Nenad Delic
Evan Bruinsma
Centers:
Dusan Cvetkovic
Denislav Vutev
Coach: Ludmil Hadjisotirov
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Israel - Hapoel Eilat lands Landon Milbourne  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

Hapoel Eilat (Winner League) tabbed 29-year old American forward Landon Milbourne (201-87, college: Maryland). He plays in the summer at Caneros de La Romana in LNB league in Dominican Republic. Milbourne managed to play in three leagues in two countries last year (!!!). In 11 LNB games he averaged impressive 16.0ppg, 4.5rpg, 1.8apg and 1.5spg. He also spent pre-season at Indios de San Francisco (also in LNB) in Dominican Rep. that year. The other team Milbourne played that season for was Manati in BSN where in 36 games he had 14.0ppg, 4.5rpg and 1.4apg. He can count that season as a very successful as was selected to Latinbasket.com All-Puerto Rican BSN Honorable Mention.
He is a very experienced player. And here thanks to pro basketball Milbourne experienced life in four different countries playing on three different continents. He is familiar with European, Latin American and of course North American leagues. Milbourne has played previously professionally in France (Limoges CSP Elite and SO Maritime Boulogne), Greece (Panionios), Italy (Giorgio Tesi Group Pistoia) and Spain (Gipuzkoa).
He attended University of Maryland until 2010 and it will be his seventh season in pro basketball.
Hapoel Eilat roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
Chanan Colman
Pierria Henry
Daniel Danino
Forwards:
Landon Milbourne
LaQuinton Ross
Alon Sapir
Center:
Robert Rothbart
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  VTB United League - Astana inks Robert Lowery, ex ALBA  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

BK Astana (D1) agreed terms with 29-year old American point guard Robert Lowery (188-87, college: Dayton). He played last season at ALBA Berlin in German BBL league. Lowery managed to play in three leagues in two countries last year. In 12 BBL games he had 10.6ppg, 3.8rpg, 2.2apg and 1.3spg. He also played 3 games in Eurocup where he recorded 13.7ppg, 5.0rpg, 1.7apg and 2.0spg. The other team Lowery played shortly was Nea Kifisia in A1. In 6 games he averaged impressive 16.2ppg, 5.2rpg, 2.8apg and 1.3spg.
He is quite experienced player. Lowery has played also professionally in Italy (Lighthouse Conad Trapani), Latvia (VEF Riga), Turkey (Balikesir), Greece (Koroivos) and Czech Republic (Levharti Chomutov).
He attended University of Dayton until 2010 and it will be his seventh season as a professional player.
BK Astana roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
Robert Lowery
Ian Miller
Forwards:
Leonidas Kaselakis
Ousman Krubally
Roderick Odom
Coach: Ilias Papatheodorou
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Argentina - Alianza Viedma tabs DeAndre Coleman, ex Obregon  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

Alianza Viedma Rio Negro (TNA) inked 30-year old American power forward DeAndre Coleman (201-86, college: S.Alabama, agency: DTMones). He played in the summer at Obregon in Mexican CIBACOPA, but left. Coleman managed to play in three leagues in two countries last year (!!!). In only one CIBACOPA game he had just 2 points, 8 rebounds and 1 assist. The last season he played at Obras Basket (LigaA) where in 9 games he averaged 8.3ppg, 3.0rpg and 1.0apg. Coleman also played that season for Atenas in LUB. In 16 games he recorded very impressive stats: 17.5ppg, 9.3rpg and 4.0apg. A very good season in his career as he was selected to Latinbasket.com All-Uruguay LUB 3rd Team. He also spent pre-season at Ferrocarril (LigaA) that year.
Among other achievements Coleman's team made it to the Brazilian National League Semifinals in 2013. He received also Eurobasket.com All-Finnish 1st Division Player of the Year award and Eurobasket.com All-Finnish 1st Division Import Player of the Year award back in 2010.
Coleman is a very experienced player. He has quite traveled the world as his pro career brought him to eight different countries on three different continents (Europe, Latin America and of course North America). Coleman has played previously professionally in Colombia (Guerreros), Dominican Rep., Venezuela (Panteras), Argentina (Ferrocarril Oeste Capital Federal, La Union, Union de Sunchales and Olimpico de La Banda), Uruguay (Bohemios), Brazil (Paschoalotto/Bauru), Dominican Republic (Reales de La Vega) and Finland (Loimaan Korikonkarit).
He attended University of South Alabama until 2009 and it will be his eighth season in pro basketball.
Coleman's game is described as: ... is a multi-talented wing player with the skills to make an immediate impact at small forward.
His versatility allows him to step inside and guard post players and gather rebounds, using his strength and athletic ability, yet he has the ball-handling and shooting skills to be an effective wing player
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Alianza Viedma Rio Negro roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
Pedro Franco
Alexis Knecht
Federico Grun
Forwards:
Terry Martin Jr.
DeAndre Coleman
Center:
Maximiliano Tabieres
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Argentina - Eseverri re-signs at Salta Basket  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

Salta Basket (TNA) confirmed in their roster 29-year old swingman Gregorio Eseverri (194-87). He played there last season. In 39 TNA games he recorded 12.7ppg, 6.3rpg, 3.1apg and 2.5spg (in top 2). A very spectacular season in his career as he was voted to Latinbasket.com All-Argentinian TNA Honorable Mention.
Eseverri ended the previous (2014-15) season at San Isidro where in 8 TNA games he averaged 7.0ppg, 4.4rpg, 2.9apg and 2.1spg. But the most of that year he spent at Alianza Viedma. In 35 TNA games he had 9.9ppg, 6.9rpg, 1.8apg and 1.9spg (in top 5).
Eseverri's team won Argentinian TNA South Regular Season in 2013.
He has played previously for two other teams: Quilmes Mar del Plata and Belgrano San Nicolas.
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Argentina - Anzorena welcomes back Bonini  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

A.D. Anzorena de Mendoza (TFB) inked 32-year old forward Federico Bonini (194-84). It is actually his comeback to Mendoza as he has played here before. Bonini played most recently at Facundo in the TFB.
The previous (14-15) season he played at Anzorena (TNA) where in 35 games he averaged 7.7ppg, 3.4rpg and 1.6spg.
Bonini has played previously for four other teams: Almagro, Rio Cuarto, Atletico Brown de San Vicente and GEPU San Luis.
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Argentina - Atenas keep Mickeal for another season  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

Atenas Cordoba (LigaA) re-signed experienced 38-year old American forward Pete Mickeal (199-109kg-78, college: Cincinnati). He played there last season. In 33 LigaA games he averaged 14.3ppg, 7.0rpg, 2.2apg and 1.2spg.
The previous (2015) summer Mickeal played at Bucaneros in LPB where in 32 games he had very impressive stats: 17.3ppg, 6.3rpg, 1.6apg and 1.0spg in 2015 season. It was a very successful year in his career as he was selected to Latinbasket.com All-Venezuelan LPB 1st Team, All-Imports Team and to the All-Star Game.
In 2000 Mickeal was drafted by Dallas Mavericks (NBA) in second round (29th overall). The former University of Cincinnati standoutis in his 17th (!!!) season in pro basketball.
Mickeal's team made it to the Spanish ACB final in 2013.
He is a very experienced player. And here thanks to pro basketball Mickeal experienced life in seven different countries playing on three different continents. He is familiar with European, Asian and Latin American leagues. Mickeal has played previously professionally in France, Greece (Peristeri GS Athens and Makedonikos), Philippines, Puerto Rico (Cangrejeros), Russia (Dynamo Moscow), Spain (FC Barcelona, Laboral Kutxa, UCAM Murcia and Leche Rio Breogan) and South Korea (Goyang Orions).
He is close to retirement age as a player. It may be one of last seasons in his extensive career, which he may end at Atenas.
Let's have closer look into Mickeal's outlook: A great competitor-described by his coaches as a warrior-Mickeal (pronounced MIKE-al) has been a major reason for those victories. Explosive around the basket, he is difficult to stop when he gets the ball inside, yet he has the range to step out and sink a trey. Very athletic with great quickness and jumping ability, he crashes the boards for rebounds at both ends of the floor. Moreover, he has earned the reputation of playing hard all the time.
Atenas Cordoba roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
Bruno Labaque
Walter Baxley
Forward:
Pete Mickeal
Center:
Ulises Sangoy
Coach: Adrian Capelli
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Argentina - Morris Sierralta is a newcomer at Petr.Argentino  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

Petrolero Argentino (TNA) strengthened their roster with addition of 29-year old Venezuelan swingman Morris Sierralta (190-87). He played this summer at Guaros de Lara 2 in Venezuelan LNB league. The last season Sierralta played at Panteras (LPB) in Venezuelan league where in 35 games he recorded 4.7ppg and 1.9rpg.
The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others his team won Venezuelan LNB Regular Season in 2015. Sierralta was also voted Latinbasket.com All-Venezuelan LNB 2015 2nd Team in 2015.
He has played also professionally for other Venezuelan teams like Toros, Gaiteros, Lanceros, Bucaneros and Caciques.
Petrolero Argentino roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
Mariano Castets
Morris Sierralta
Damian Pineda
Jorge Banegas
Facundo Gago
Forwards:
Hernan Salcedo
Lucas Diaz
Manuel Lambrisca
Center:
Laureano Zalio
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Argentina - Petr.Argentino inks Hernan Salcedo, ex Panteras  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

Petrolero Argentino (TNA) agreed terms with experienced 36-year old Venezuelan ex-international forward Hernan Salcedo (198-105kg-80). He played most recently at Panteras in Venezuelan LPB league.
The previous (2015) summer Salcedo was tested by Trotamundos (also in LPB).
The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others he played in the final of Venezuelan LPB in 2006, 2008 and 2014. Salcedo was selected to Venezuelan LPB All-Star Game back in 2002, 2008 and 2012.
He was also a member of Venezuelan international program for some years. Salcedo played for Venezuelan Senior National Team back in 2010 and previously for U21 National Team in 2000.
He played at the South American Championships for Clubs Finalist ten years ago.
Salcedo has played also professionally in Colombia (Arrieros), Mexico (Lobos Grises) and Venezuela (Guaiqueries, Gaiteros, Guaros, Graneros and Tiburones).
He is close to retirement age as a player. It's very possible he may end his playing career at Petr.Argentino.
On Salcedo: Can play the 2, 3 and even the 4 position; discrete defender, has good medium distance shoot accuracy too.
Petrolero Argentino roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
Mariano Castets
Damian Pineda
Jorge Banegas
Facundo Gago
Forwards:
Hernan Salcedo
Lucas Diaz
Manuel Lambrisca
Center:
Laureano Zalio
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Argentina - Sebastian Picton joins Hindu  - by Ivan Milenkovic - 8 hours ago

Hindu Club de Resistencia Chaco (TNA) agreed terms with 24-year old forward Sebastian Picton (196-92) from Villa Angela Basket. In 43 TNA games he had 11.5ppg and 5.0rpg last season. He helped them to win the regular season. Quite impressive year as he was named to Latinbasket.com All-Argentinian TNA Honorable Mention.
The most of previous (2014-15) season Picton spent at Olimpico de La Banda (LigaA). But in 35 games he recorded just 1.7ppg and 1.7rpg. Picton also played that season for Ciclista (LigaA) where in two games he averaged 6.0ppg, 5.0rpg and 1.0apg.
Picton won Argentinian TNA championship title in 2014.
Hindu Club de Resistencia Chaco roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
Nicolas Paletta
Sergio Mora
Favio Vieta Stechina
Forwards:
Pablo Fernandez
Sebastian Picton
Maximiliano Robledo
Center:
Pablo Moya
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Argentina - Hindu adds Robledo to their roster  - by Ivan Milenkovic - 8 hours ago

Hindu Club de Resistencia Chaco (TNA) added to their roster 19-year old power forward Maximiliano Robledo (195-97, agency: DTMones). He has played for the last three seasons at Sionista in the LigaA. LigaA was a little too high level for him, where in three games he did not score anything and had only 1 rebound and 1 assist. TNA will be definitely a better match and he can see more playing time.
Hindu Club de Resistencia Chaco roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
Nicolas Paletta
Sergio Mora
Favio Vieta Stechina
Forwards:
Pablo Fernandez
Maximiliano Robledo
Center:
Pablo Moya
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Argentina - Hindu inks Sergio Mora  - by Ivan Milenkovic - 8 hours ago

Hindu Club de Resistencia Chaco (TNA) signed 23-year old point guard Sergio Mora (182-93). He has played for the last three seasons at La Union in the LigaA. LigaA was a little too high level for him, where in 30 games he had just 0.7ppg last season. TNA will be definitely a better match and he can see more playing time. Mora helped them to make it to the final after they ended regular season as second best team.
He has played previously for Penarol.
Hindu Club de Resistencia Chaco roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
Sergio Mora
Favio Vieta Stechina
Forward:
Pablo Fernandez
Center:
Pablo Moya
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Argentina - Marcus James agreed terms with Boca Jrs  - by Ivan Milenkovic - 8 hours ago

Aerochaco Boca Juniors Capital Feder (LigaA) inked American forward Marcus James (200-91kg, college: Sam Houston State). He played most recently at Laredo Swarm (ABA) in the U.S.
Three years ago (a year after his graduation) James was drafted by Mississauga Power (NBL Canada) in second round (18th overall).
The former Sam Houston State standoutis in his fifth season in pro basketball.
James' team won Southland Conference West Division Regular Season in 2011.
Aerochaco Boca Juniors Capital Feder roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
Fernando Funes
Lucas Perez
Chris Johnson
Forwards:
Fotios Lampropoulos
Marcus James
Lucas Gargallo
Aaron Pablo
Tomas Pereyra
Centers:
Pedro Calderon
Eduardo Vassirani
Augustin Caffaro
Coach: Ronaldo Cordoba
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Austria - BC Hallmann Vienna inks four new US imports  - by Stefan Prager - 8 hours ago

BC Hallmann Vienna has inked four new American import players. The newly built team agreed terms with Anthony Clemmons (186-PG-94, college: Iowa), Donald Lawes (201-C, college: Farmingdale St.), Dominique Coleman (189-G-84, college: Colorado) and Marvin Williams (203-C-93, college: La-Monroe). Together with Predrag Miletic they will form the import chore of BC Vienna. The addition also makes sure that guard Bogic Vujosevic will not return to the capital city ball club.
Anthony Clemmons (186-PG-94, college: Iowa) is coming straight from the University of Iowa where he put up 9.2ppg, 2.7rpg and 3.8 apg in 32 games last season. Williams has played a season of pro ball in Tokio last year and added 13 games for Gladstone Port City Power in Australia this summer where the center had 17.7 and 6.8 rpg. Lawes played in Bolivia and Mexico recently. During the 14/15 campaign he played 11 games for KB Kastrioti in Kosovo putting up 18.3 ppg and 9.8 rpg. Coleman has the most experience of the new additions playing as a pro since 2007 in Finland, Belgium, the Ukraine and Italy. He also has international experience playing Euro Challenge with Kyiv before leaving due the civil war. Coleman played for ESSM Le Portel Cote d'Opale in the French 2nd League last season.

  Austria - Planasa Navarra de Pamplona adds Hopfgartner to their roster  - by Ivan Milenkovic - 8 hours ago

Planasa Navarra de Pamplona (LEB Silver) added to their roster 24-year old Austrian international forward Maximilian Hopfgartner (206-92, college: John Brown, agency: Dynamics Global Management) from Xuven Cambados. In 26 LEB Silver games in Spain he had 10.1ppg and 4.2rpg last season. A very spectacular year in his career as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-Spanish LEB Silver Honorable Mention.
Hopfgartner's team won SAC Regular Season in 2013.
He has been also a member of Austrian international program for some years. Hopfgartner has regularly played for Austrian senior team since 2013 and previously for U20 National Team in 2012.
He represented Austria at the Qualifications to European Championships 2015 two years ago. His stats at that event were 6 games: 1.7ppg.
Hopfgartner graduated from John Brown University in 2015 and it will be his second season as a professional player.
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Baltic League - VEF Riga adds Gromovs to their roster  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

VEF Riga (LBL) added to their roster 22-year old international center Ilja Gromovs (209-105kg-94). He played last season at Jurmalas Sports / Fenikss in the LBL. In 21 games he recorded 9.6ppg, 5.3rpg and 1.0bpg. A very spectacular season in his career as he was voted to Eurobasket.com All-Latvian League Honorable Mention. Gromovs also played 9 games in Baltic League where he averaged 6.0ppg and 5.2rpg.
Gromovs has tried to make it to the NBA and played in the NBA Pro Summer League this summer.
He won Latvian LBL D2 championship title in 2014.
Gromovs has been also a member of Latvian international program for some years. He has regularly played for Latvian senior team since 2014 and previously for U18 National Team in 2012.
Gromovs represented Latvia at the European Championships U20 in Crete (Greece) two years ago. His stats at that event were 9 games: 8.3ppg, 7.6rpg, Blocks-5 (1.6bpg), FGP: 50.8%, FT: 55.0%.
Gromovs has played previously for four other teams: Ventspils, Ventspils Augstskola, Livani and LMT Basketbola Akademija.
VEF Riga roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
Armands Skele
Janis Blums
Kris Richard
Kaspars Vecvagars
Eduards Hazners
Forwards:
Arnas Labuckas
Arnolds Helmanis
Centers:
Martins Meiers
Ilja Gromovs
Coach: Janis Gailitis
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Belgium - Jon Horford agreed terms with Leuven  - by Peter Buyse - 8 hours ago

Stella Artois Leuven Bears (Scooore League) strengthened their roster with addition of 25-year old American power forward Jon Horford (208-113kg-91, college: Florida). He played most recently at Canton Charge (D-League) in the U.S. In 35 games he recorded 4.5ppg and 6.8rpg last season. Horford helped them to end the regular season as a second best team in Central Division. They also advanced to the league semifinals. He was called during the season by the Milwaukee Bucks.
Horford has tried to make it to the NBA and played in the NBA Pro Summer League in 2015.
His team won Big Ten Regular Season in 2014.
Horford has played previously professionally in Dominican Rep. and Dominican Republic (Indios de San Francisco).
He attended University of Florida until 2015 and it will be his second season in pro basketball.

  Cameroon - Evreux lands Gaston Moliva  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

ALM Evreux Basket (ProB) tabbed 31-year old Cameroonian ex-international forward Gaston Moliva (202-109kg-85, college: Richmond, agency: Promotex). He played most recently at CRA Hoceima in Moroccan D1 league. He helped them to make it to the final after they ended regular season as second best team.
The previous (14-15) season Moliva played at SKP Banska Bystrica in SBL where in 28 games he averaged 7.7ppg, 6.1rpg and 1.2apg. He contributed to his team making it to the Slovakian Cup Semifinals.
Among other achievements Moliva received Asia-Basket.com All-Qatari D1 Honorable Mention award back in 2013. He was a member of Cameroonian Senior National Team back in 2011.
Moliva has played previously professionally in Japan (Chiba Jets) and Qatar (Qatar Sports Club).
He attended University of Richmond until 2008 and it will be his ninth season in pro basketball.
Let's have closer look into Moliva's outlook: By being one of the top shot blocker wherever he played since high school, Gaston Moliva has shown his infinite shot blocking skills and proven he is a great defender. Although he is an outstanding shot blocker, it is his overall strength and agility to control the pain both offensively and defensively that is so impressive. Gaston is one of the most professional and hardworking prospects on the market. As a professional, he consistently recorded doubles doubles and his performances have led his previous team to several finals for his career as a professional, he has shown to have all the work ethics and the leadership qualities you would want in a player.However, free throws remain an area that need some improvement.
Important stats as a professional:
Highest points scored: 42 points (2010), Qatar Sports Club against Wakrah Sports Club,
Highest rebounds: 18 (2013)
Highest blocks:9 (2009)
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ALM Evreux Basket roster for 2016-2017:
Gaston Moliva
Kevin Corre
Samir Mekd ad
Lamine Kante
Papa Beye
Caleb Walker
Bruno Cingala-Mata
Thomas Dolomingo
Kevin Lavieille
Coach: Laurent Sciarra
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Chile - Bigua tabs Tracy Robinson, ex CDU Concepcion  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

Atletico Bigua Montevideo (LUB) inked 30-year old American forward Tracy Robinson (201-86, college: Loyola, IL). He played most recently at CDU Concepcion in Chilean Libcentro Pro. In 35 games he recorded very impressive stats: 18.9ppg, 5.4rpg, 3.5apg and 1.0spg last season. Robinson helped them to win the regular season and make it to the final. A very good season in his career as he was voted to Latinbasket.com All-Chilean Liga Nacional 2nd Team. He also played for Universidad de Concepcion (LIBCENTRO) in Chilean league that season where in 35 games he averaged remarkable 18.9ppg, 5.4rpg and 3.5apg. It was a very successful season in his career as he was voted to Latinbasket.com All-Chilean Liga Nacional 2nd Team.
Among other achievements Robinson won Iraqi League championship title in 2013. He received also Asia-Basket.com All-Iraqi League Player of the Year award back in 2013.
Robinson is a very experienced player. He has quite traveled the world as his pro career brought him to six different countries on four different continents (Europe, Asia, Latin America and of course North America). Robinson has played previously professionally in Belgium (Gent Hawks), Finland (Forssan Koripojat and HoNsU Basket), Kuwait (Al Nasar), Saudi Arabia (Al Fateh), Peru (Regatas) and Iraq (Al Kahraba and Al Nift).
He attended Loyola University of Chicago until 2008 and it will be his ninth season in pro basketball.
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  China - The Timberwolves land John Lucas III, ex Guizhou  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

Minnesota Timberwolves (NBA) tabbed experienced 34-year old point guard John Lucas III (180-75kg-82, college: Oklahoma State) for a training camp. He played in the summer at Guizhou in Chinese NBL league. Lucas III managed to play in three leagues in two countries last year (!!!). He also played that season for Piratas in BSN where in 8 games he averaged 11.0ppg, 3.6rpg, 4.1apg and 1.4spg.
Lucas III has never been drafted by the NBA. But in 2005 Sioux Falls Skyforce selected him in second round (11th overall) in the CBA draft.
The former Oklahoma State staris in his twelfth (!!!) season in pro basketball.
Among other achievements Lucas III won NBA Central Division championship title in 2012. He received also Asia-Basket.com Chinese CBA All-Imports Team award back in 2010.
Lucas III is a very experienced player. And here thanks to pro basketball he experienced life in six different countries playing on three different continents. He is familiar with Asian, Latin American and of course North American leagues. Lucas III has played previously professionally in Italy, Puerto Rico, Spain, NBA (Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston Celtics, Detroit Pistons and Miami Heat), China (Shanghai Sharks and Fujian) and D-League (Fort Wayne Mad Ants).
Let's have closer look into His outlook: A true point guard, who runs the court extremely well has great court vision. Despite limited size, he is not afraid of contacts and can go inside to finish. Shoots well from outside and likes the fast tempo game, but knows how to run a team even at a controlled ball game. Should improve his defense, that seemed so-so in his first European experience.
Minnesota Timberwolves roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
John Lucas III
Brandon Rush
Ricky Rubio
Andrew Wiggins
Tyus Jones
Kris Dunn
Zach LaVine
Forwards:
Kevin Garnett
Nemanja Bjelica
Jordan Hill
Toure Murry
Karl-Anthony Towns
Shabazz Muhammad
Centers:
Nikola Pekovic
Cole Aldrich
Adreian Payne
Gorgui Dieng
Coach: Tom Thibodeau
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  Cyprus - Koutsoloukas is back at Enosis  - by Chris Mammides - 8 hours ago

Enosis Neon Paralimni (Division A) signed 30-year old Cypriot ex-international center Panagiotis Koutsoloukas (208-86). It is actually his comeback to Paralimni as he has played here before. just graduated from Hunter (NCAA3). Koutsoloukas has played there for the last three years. He missed last season and had one year break from professional basketball.
As mentioned above he is just out of the college and it will be his first season as a pro.
Koutsoloukas also represented Cyprus at the Qualifications to European Championships Division B 2011 six years ago. His stats at that event were 2 games: 5.0ppg, 2.0rpg.
Koutsoloukas has played previously for Petrolina AEK Larnaca, Keravnos and Philips College.
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  Czech Republic - Cvek re-signs at BK Opava  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

BK Opava (NBL) confirmed in their roster 27-year old center Viktor Cvek (200-98kg-89). He has played there for the last three seasons. In 44 NBL games he had 8.3ppg, 4.8rpg, 2.0apg and 1.4spg last season. Cvek's team made it to the Czech Republic Final Four in 2012 and 2016.
He represented Czech Republic at the World University Games in Kazan (Russia) three years ago.
Cvek has played previously for four other teams: USK Praha, Sokol Vysehrad, B&W Opava B and MMCITE Brno.
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  El Salvador - Halcones sign Ray Miller  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

Halcones de Zonzacate (Liga MB) signed 28-year old American power forward Ray Miller (203-103kg-88, college: CS Fullerton). He played this summer at Chicago Windy City Groove (MPBA) in the U.S. Miller helped them to end the regular season as a second best team in the league. They also advanced to the league semifinals.
He won PBL championship title in 2013.
Miller has played on three different continents (Europe, Asia and of course North America). He has played previously professionally in Germany (BG 89 Rotenburg/Scheessel), Oman (As Seeb) and MPBA (Bloomington F.).
Miller attended California State University, Fullerton until 2010 and it will be his seventh season as a professional player.
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  France - Poitiers land Sekou Omar Doumbouya  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

Union Poitiers Basket 86 (ProB) tabbed swingman Sekou Omar Doumbouya (200). He has played for the last two years at Centre Federal du Basket-Ball in the NM1. In 30 games he averaged 10.2ppg, 3.3rpg, 1.3apg and 1.4spg last season.
Doumbouya is a member of French U18 National Team.
Union Poitiers Basket 86 roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
Arnaud Thinon
Drake Reed
Steve McWhorter
Johann Garbin
Forwards:
Pierre-Yves Guillard
Christophe Leonard
Mike Joseph
Sekou Omar Doumbouya
Centers:
Simon Cluzeau
Youssoupha Fall
Coach: Rudy Nelhomme
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  France - Nissim re-signs at Hapoel Eilat  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

Hapoel Eilat (Winner League) confirmed in their roster experienced 35-year old Israeli international point guard Afik Nissim (185-81kg-81). He is a dual citizen owning also French passport. Nissim has played there for the last four seasons. In 37 Winner League games he recorded 9.4ppg, 1.3rpg and 4.0apg last season. Nissim helped them to make it to the cup final and to the league semifinals. A very spectacular season in his career as he was voted to Israeli League All-Star Game and to the All-Star Game 3-Point Shootout.
The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others he played in the final of Israeli Premier League in 2015. Nissim was also voted Eurobasket.com Israeli League All-Domestic Players Team in 2014.
He has been also a member of Israeli international program for some years. Nissim has regularly played for Israeli senior team since 2001 and previously for U21 National Team back in 2001.
He represented Israel at the Qualifications to European Championships 2015 two years ago.
Nissim is quite experienced player. He has played also professionally in Italy (CZG Veroli), Russia (Enisey), Slovenia (Krka), Ukraine (BC Kyiv), France (Strasbourg IG), Israel (Maccabi Rishon and Hasharon) and Czech Republic (CEZ Nymburk).
It's very possible he may end his playing career at Hapoel Eilat.
On Nissim: Great scorer. Can play both guards positions. Excellent outside shooter. Can shoot from anywhere. Good ballhandler. Good passer. Tends to do more than he can. Has good work ethic.
Hapoel Eilat roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
Afik Nissim
Chanan Colman
Pierria Henry
Daniel Danino
Forwards:
Landon Milbourne
LaQuinton Ross
Alon Sapir
Center:
Robert Rothbart
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  France - Rytis Biliartas (ex Nafta-Uni.) signs at Feurs Enfants du Forez  - by Philippe Burstert - 8 hours ago

Feurs Enfants du Forez (NM2) landed 25-year old Lithuanian forward Rytis Biliartas (200-85kg-91). He played most recently at Nafta-Uni-Akvaservis Klaipeda in Lithuanian NKL league. In 47 games he averaged 11.7ppg, 7.8rpg and 2.1apg last season.
The previous (14-15) season Biliartas played at Nevezis (LKL) in Lithuanian league where in 40 games he had 7.3ppg and 3.7rpg. He also played 8 games in Baltic League where he recorded 7.4ppg and 4.6rpg. Biliartas also spent pre-season at Norrkoping Dolphins (Basketligan) in Swedish league that year.
He was a member of Lithuanian U20 National Team back in 2011.
Biliartas has played also professionally for other Lithuanian teams like Lithuania for Palanga Neringa Gargzdai-Bremena.
Feurs Enfants du Forez roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
Zaka Alao
Benjamin Tillon
Gregory Lance
Clement Varennes
Julien Wiltz
Forwards:
Frederic Giraud
Jonathan Beugnot
Rytis Biliartas
Theo Vial
Center:
Aurelien Patey
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  Georgia - Quintanar signs Grigol Shvangiradze, ex Dinamo Tbilisi  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

Basket Globalcaja Quintanar (EBA) signed 25-year old Georgian forward Grigol Shvangiradze (196-91). He played last season at Dinamo Tbilisi in Georgian Superleague. In 36 games he had 6.4ppg, 4.0rpg and 1.3apg. Shvangiradze helped them to make it to the final.
The previous (14-15) season he played at Sokhumi (also in Superleague) where in 25 games he recorded 9.4ppg, 5.1rpg and 1.6apg. A very impressive season as he was named to Georgian League All-Star Game.
Shvangiradze has played previously professionally also in Spain (Tacoronte, San Isidro and Aridane) and Georgia (Samedicino-Academia).
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  Germany - Shavon Shields Brings Family Football Roots To The Fraport Skyliners  - by Miles Schmidt-Scheuber - 8 hours ago

When Shavon Shields (201-G-94) was born in 1994, his dad Will had just started his professional football career which would span 13 years and an amazing 12 pro Bowl appearances, but now 22 years later, his dad will be able to sit back and watch his son Shavon embark on a professional basketball career in Germany with the Fraport Skyliners. The club gave him a one year deal. His dad Will did the dirty work in the Kansas City Cheifs offense blocking and producing holes for the running backs like Marcus Allen, Priest Holmes and Larry Johnson to weave and gain yardage successfully while son Shavon will be responsible for scoring production as a rookie in Frankfurt. Shavon Shields (201-G-94) is a 22 year old 201cm forward from Olathe, Kansas that also has the Danish citzenship as his mother is Danish and had an illustrious college basketball career at Nebraska (NCAA) from 2012-2016 playing a total of 118 NCAA games and as a senior played 29 games averaging 16.9ppg, 5.1rpg, 2.6apg, 1.3spg, FGP: 49.2%, 3PT: 36.0%, FT: 79.0%."Shavon was a 4 year starter at Nebraska in one of best divisions. He was captain there and comes from a big sports family. His play and academics are witness to a good charachter. He is an allrounder and tough. He does many small things not seen on the floor", expressed Fraport Skyliners head coach Gordon Herbert. Shields was very consistent as a senior scoring in double figures in 26 of 29 games. He had some monster games against Purdue with 32 points, 28 points against powerhouse Michigan State and 28 points against ex Fraport Skyliner Anthony King's school Miami.
Shields started his basketball career at Nebraska in 2012 and as a freshman played
28 games averaging 8.6ppg, 5.1rpg, FGP: 50.0%, 3PT: 35.9%, FT: 67.6%. In his second season he played 30 games averaging 12.4ppg, 5.9rpg, 1.5apg, FGP: 46.9%, 3PT: 33.3%, FT: 72.0%. In his junior season he played 31 games averaging 15.4ppg, 6.0rpg, 2.1apg, 1.1spg, FGP: 51.6%, 3PT: 19.5%, FT: 82.7%. After finishing at Nebraska, he played at the well known Portsmouth Invitational Tournament (Pre-NBA Draft) in April playing 3 games averaging13.7ppg, 2.7rpg, 1.7apg, 2.3spg. Recently he played at the NBA Pro Summer League in Orlando (Orlando Blue): 2 games: 2.5ppg, 1.5rpg. "I spoke to coach Herbert about the program in Frankfurt. He said it was their goal to make players better and develop them further. He was overjoyed with everything happening in Frankfurt and I am looking forward to it. My task in college was to score and get to the basket. With Frankfurt I will do all that coach demands from me and what the team needs. I will give my best", stressed Shavon Shields.
Awards and achievements in his basketball career have been Danish U20 National Team -13, All-Big Ten Honorable Mention -14, Big Ten All-Sportsmanship Team -14, Capital One NCAA Division I Academic All-District 7 1st Team -15, Capital One NCAA Division I Academic All-America 1st Team -15, Danish National Team -15, CoSIDA NCAA Division I Academic All-District 7 1st Team -16, CoSIDA NCAA Division I Academic All-America 1st Team -16, All-Big Ten 2nd Team -16, and Big Ten All-Tournament Team -16.
Source:Fraport Skyliners

  Greece - Manolis Papadoulis is a newcomer at Amyntas Dafnis  - by Chris Mammides - 8 hours ago

AO Amyntas Dafnis Athens (B) strengthened their roster with addition of 20-year old swingman Manolis Papadoulis (201-96). He has played for the last two seasons at the junior team of Psyhiko in the A2. B will be definitely a better match and he can see more playing time.
Papadoulis has played previously for Irakleio.
AO Amyntas Dafnis Athens roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
Christos Barbas
Leonidas Zoupas
Manolis Papadoulis
Forwards:
Panag Koukounias
Spyros Diamantopoulos
Emmanouil Papadoulis
Coach: Alexis Zavos

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  Greece - Amyntas Dafnis ink Emmanouil Papadoulis  - by Chris Mammides - 8 hours ago

AO Amyntas Dafnis Athens (B) signed 20-year old power forward Emmanouil Papadoulis (200-96). The last time (12) he played at Greek U16 National Team in Greek league. Papadoulis missed last season and had one year break from professional basketball.
Papadoulis was a member of Greek U18 National Team in 2013.
AO Amyntas Dafnis Athens roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
Christos Barbas
Leonidas Zoupas
Forwards:
Panag Koukounias
Spyros Diamantopoulos
Emmanouil Papadoulis
Coach: Alexis Zavos

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  Greece - Ethnikos add Antonakis to their roster  - by Chris Mammides - 8 hours ago

Ethnikos Piraeus (A2) added to their roster 24-year old power forward Anastasios Antonakis (205-92) from Pagrati. In 28 A2 games he had 8.9ppg, 5.4rpg and 1.9apg last season. He helped them to make it to the semifinals.
The previous (14-15) season Antonakis played at Apollon Patras (A1). But in 19 games he recorded just 0.7ppg and 1.1rpg.
The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others he was voted Eurobasket.com All-European Championships U20 Honorable Mention back in 2012.
Antonakis represented Greece at the European Championships U20 in Slovenia four years ago. His team got to the Semifinals and his stats at that event were 6 games: Score-4(16.7ppg), 5.8rpg, Assists-4(4.2apg), FGP: 43.5%, 3PT: 33.3%, FT: 67.9%.
Antonakis has played previously for two other teams: AEK Athens and Ilysiakos.
Ethnikos Piraeus roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
Sakis Veskoukis
Georgios Papapetrou
Konstantinos Oikonomopoulos
Forwards:
Anastasios Antonakis
Stelios Halaris
Coach: Vangelis Vlahos

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  Greece - Rashad Madden (ex AGOR) joins Hapoel Ramat Gan Givataim  - by Nir Luna - 8 hours ago

Hapoel Ramat Gan Givataim (National League) added to their roster 24-year old American guard Rashad Madden (196-82kg-92, college: Arkansas). He played last season at A.G.O Rethymno Aegean in Greek A1 league. Madden managed to play in three leagues in two countries last year. In 18 A1 games he had 9.4ppg, 3.6rpg, 2.6apg and 1.2spg. He also played that season for Slask in TBL where in 10 games he recorded 9.7ppg, 4.5rpg, 3.8apg and 1.1spg. Madden also played 6 games in FIBA Europe Cup where he averaged 9.5ppg, 2.7rpg, 2.5apg and 1.3spg.
He won NBA Pro Summer League in Orlando championship title in 2015.
Madden graduated from University of Arkansas in 2015 and it will be his second season as a professional player.
Hapoel Ramat Gan Givataim roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
Lior Lifshitz
Lior Shem-Tov
Rashad Madden
Forwards:
Jonhatan Nir
Yaniv Solomon
Ido Halifa
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  Greece - KAOK Palaimon adds Sakellarakis to their roster  - by Chris Mammides - 8 hours ago

KAO Palaimon Korinthou (C) added to their roster 28-year old guard Marios Sakellarakis (195-88). He played most recently at Ergotelis in the B. C will be definitely a better match and he can see more playing time.
The previous (13-14) season Sakellarakis played at Irakleio OAA (also in B).
He was selected to Greek U23 All-Star Game back in 2007.
Sakellarakis represented Greece at the European Championships U20 in Nova Gorica (Slovenia) nine years ago. His stats at that event were 6 games: 0.5ppg.
Sakellarakis has played previously for four other teams: Peristeri GS Athens, AEK Athens, Doukas and Arhaggelos Agion.
KAO Palaimon Korinthou roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
Milos Pavlisevic
Marios Sakellarakis
Christos Katsamakis
Giannis Stavropoulos
Georgios Konstantinou
Forwards:
Dimitris Makris
Kostas Kefalas
Stavros Daniil
Thanasis Magonis
Center:
Alex Pratis
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  Greece - Glafkos tab Vassilis Giallelis  - by Chris Mammides - 8 hours ago

Glafkos A.O. (C) inked 20-year old forward Vassilis Giallelis (196-96). He played most recently at Esperos Patras in the B. C will be definitely a better match and he can see more playing time.
Glafkos A.O. roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
Stavros Kallis
Vassilis Lampropoulos
Forwards:
Giannis Anagnostopoulos
Gerasimos Adamopoulos
Panagiotis Papavasilopoulos
Vassilis Giallelis
Apostolis Verganelakis
Dimitris Seretis
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  Greece - GS Larissas tab Rafail Tsourakis  - by Chris Mammides - 8 hours ago

A2 newcomer G.S. Larissas 1928 inked forward Rafail Tsourakis (208-111kg, college: Benedictine, KS). He played most recently at Panionios in B. Tsourakis helped his team get promotion to A2. He contributed to his team ending the regular season as at the second position in B Division.
Tsourakis graduated from Benedictine College in 2015 and it will be his second season in pro basketball.
G.S. Larissas 1928 roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
Stefan Nikolic
Evangelos Bebis
Forwards:
Sotiris Gioulekas
Anastasios Spiropoulos
Rafail Tsourakis
Anastasios Spyropoulos
Centers:
Dimitris Despos
Ioannis Tozios
Coach: Thanasis Bouliakis
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  Guinea - Gandia signs Cheick Sekou Conde  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

Hispagan UPB Gandia (LEB Silver) signed 24-year old Guinean forward Cheick Sekou Conde (203-92). He played last season at Smurfit Kappa BBall Cordoba in the EBA. In 13 games he had very impressive stats: 16.0ppg, 6.2rpg, 1.5apg and 1.8spg.
Conde has played previously for two other teams: Fontedoso Carrefour and CB Illescas.
Hispagan UPB Gandia roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
Sergio Vidal
Adria Duch
Miguel Martinez
Forward:
Cheick Sekou Conde
Center:
Pape Sow
Coach: Victor Rubio
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  Holland - Rotterdam signs Maik Bouwer  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

Rotterdam Challengers (Eredivisie) signed 17-year old small forward Maik Bouwer (197-99).
Bouwer represented Holland at the European Championships U18 Division B in Skopje (FYR Macedonia) this year. His stats at that event were 8 games: 7.0ppg, 3.1rpg, FGP: 62.5%, 3PT: 21.1%, FT: 80.0%.
Rotterdam Challengers roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
La'Shard Anderson
Anthlon Bell
Forwards:
Michael Kok
Peter Alexis
Naigel Onuoha
Maik Bouwer
Coen Stolk
Coach: Armand Salomon
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  Holland - Rotterdam keeps Onuoha for another season  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

Rotterdam Challengers (Eredivisie) re-signed 17-year old forward Naigel Onuoha (198-99). He played there last season.
Despite young age Onuoha had impressive career. He received Eurobasket.com All-European Championships U16 Division B Honorable Mention award in 2014.
He represented Holland at the European Championships U16 Division B in Sofia (Bulgaria) last year. His stats at that event were 2 games: 6.0ppg, 4.5rpg, 1.0apg, 1.0spg, 1.0bpg.
Rotterdam Challengers roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
La'Shard Anderson
Anthlon Bell
Forwards:
Michael Kok
Peter Alexis
Naigel Onuoha
Coen Stolk
Coach: Armand Salomon
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  Israel - David Huertas (ex Arecibo) signs at Hap.Haifa  - by Nir Luna - 8 hours ago

Hapoel Haifa (Artzit) landed 29-year old Puerto Rican international swingman David Huertas (195-89kg-87, college: Mississippi). He played in the summer at Capitanes de Arecibo in Puerto Rican BSN league. In 41 games he averaged 13.5ppg, 3.5rpg and 3.0apg. Huertas helped them to win the league title. It was a very successful season in his career as he was selected to Latinbasket.com All-Puerto Rican BSN Honorable Mention. Huertas also played 2 games in Liga Americas where he had 14.5ppg and 1.5rpg.
Among other achievements Huertas received Latinbasket.com All-Puerto Rican BSN Domestic Player of the Year award back in 2013.
He also represented Puerto Rico at the Centrobasket in Panama City (Panama) this year. Huertas' team won Gold and his stats at that event were 6 games: 5.0ppg, 2.7rpg, 1.5apg.
Huertas is a very experienced player. He has quite traveled the world as his pro career brought him to seven different countries on three different continents (Europe, Latin America and of course North America). Huertas has played previously professionally in Argentina (Obras Basket), Dominican Rep., France, Greece (Marousi), Mexico (Halcones Rojos and Panteras) and Dominican Republic (Metros de Santiago).
He attended University of Mississippi until 2009 and it will be his eighth season in pro basketball.
Huertas' game is described as: A very quick offensive player, has a good shooting range, even from behind the 3pts arch. Creates well his shot out from the dribble, has a very good 1-vs-1 game and is a good pick & roll player. Can defend well, but needs to concentrate on this part of the game some more.
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  Israel - Irony Nes Ziona sign Golan Gott  - by Nir Luna - 8 hours ago

Golan Gutt (192-SG-94) signed Ironi Nes-Ziona (National League) for the two next years,
The israeli shooting guard will try to help the team to get back to Winner League, The Orange's continues to strengthen with another young talented player.
The sign shows the seriousness of the club to return to Winner League, which undoubtedly makes an interesting signing.

Golan Gutt played last season in Maccabi Rishon Le-Zion (Winner League) and was part of historic Israeli Championship,
In 23 games he averaged 2.7 ppg, 0.8 rpg, 0.3 apg and 0.4 spg last season.
In two previous seasons played for Hapoel Tel-Aviv, In season 14/15: 23 games he averaged 1.0 ppg, 1.0 rpg, 0.3 apg and 0.3 spg.



Ironi Nes-Ziona Roster For 2016-2017:


Forward:

Centers:


  Israel - Adam Ariel Loan To Maccabi Ashdod  - by Nir Luna - 8 hours ago

Adam Ariel (192-G/F-94) sign in Maccabi Ashdod (Winner League) in loan for one season.
The talented swingman grew up in the youth team of Hapoel Jerusalem,
last season was loaned to German team Eisbaeren Bremerhaven from Hapoel Jerusalem,
The player have a German passport and was not considered a foreigner, in the season has not played much, was injured and was released after a few months,
his statistic: in 7 games he averaged 1.7ppg, 0.4 rpg, 0.1 apg and 0.3 spg.

Hes returned to Israel in January and signed with Hapoel Holon (Winner League) until end of the season with an option for another year.
Ariel helped the club survive in the league after a tough battle in end of the season, it was very hard season for Ariel and for the team.
Previous season (14-15) Ariel was part of Hapoel Jerusalem (Winner league) they won the first Israeli championship in Team history!
in 27 games he averaged 3.4 ppg, 1.6 rpg, 0.6 apg and 0.3 spg.


Maccabi Ashdod roster for 2016-2017:

Guards:

  Israel - Meir Tapiro appointed to the new coach of Maccabi Ashdod  - by Nir Luna - 8 hours ago

After announcing his retirement from playing, after 22 years of a great and impressive career in different clubs,
Meir Tapiro (192-PG-75) has a new job, he was appointed the new coach of Maccabi Ashdod (Winner League) for the two next years.
Last year the former player has been a key part and help Maccabi Kiryat Gat staying in Winner League.
The former guard began his professional career in 93/94 in Maccabi Kiryat Motzkin.
A year later he signed with Hapoel Tel-Aviv (Winner League) is remembered with the winner shot in the derby game against Maccabi Fox Tel-Aviv.
After two years he moved to Hapoel Eilat, his moved to Maccabi Hunter Haifa (98 - 00),
In 2000 signed with Hapoel Jerusalem his played for three years and was the first Israeli player reached triple double in different European Cups,
in the victory on Ukrainian team in Challenge Cup in 2003 - BC Odessa
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After playing Jerusalem tapiro moved to Bnei Hasharon ( today calld Bnei Hertzeliyya) and then moved in 2004 to play in the French league with Nancy,
he won the French Cup and reached to the final of the championship game against Strasbourg.
In 2005 back to Israel to Hapoel Jerusalem, with the team they arrived to ULEB Cup semifinal and Won the Israeli Cup in 2006/7.
He returned to play Bnei Hasharon ( Bnei Hertzeliyya) in 2007 and in 2009 announced his retirement from Israeli national team after 116 games,
His scored 976 points. In this season he signed with Maccabi Rishon Le-Zion for one year.
In 2010 he signed for two years with Maccabi Ashdod and in 2012 he returned for a third time! To Play in Hapoel Jerusalem.
In 2010 is the first player who was named player of the decade!
In 2013 he signed Ironi Nes-Ziona (National League) in 2015 moved to Maccabi Kiryat Gat and help her to keep the team in the league.
It will be interesting to see how starts his coaching career; it will end with tears of happiness or tears of failure? We need to wait and see.


  Israel - Maccabi Ashdod continues to strengthen: Nimrod Tishman signed  - by Nir Luna - 8 hours ago

Nimrod Tishman (197-PG-90kg-91) signed with Maccabi Ashdod (Winner League) for one year. The talented point guard leaves Maccabi Kiryat Gat after a tough season and joins to close friend, the coach Meir Tapiro, they played together last season, both were a central part of team in staying the league. Nimrod Tishman in 33 games he averaged 6.0 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 2.8 apg and 0.9 spg last season.
The previous (14-15) season Tishman play in Hapoel Galil Gilboa (Winner League), the team struggled to relegation to the National League and the club ultimately relegated, (the club promoted and play in winner league this season) In 33 games he averaged 6.0 ppg, 2.3 rpg, 3.1 apg and 0.8 spg in 14/15 season.
Tishman played in Hapoel Galil Gilboa four seasons (2011 -2015) until the team is relegated in 14/15.
The best season of his career is 13/14: In 29 games he averaged 6.7 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 4.6 apg and 1.2 spg in 13/14 season and well-appointed team captain.

Maccabi Ashdod roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
Daniel Ewing
Nimrod Tishman
Chase Simon
Forward:
Jake Cohen
Centers:
Ed Daniel
Ben Altit
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  Italy - Vladimir Starovlah (ex S.Centar) is a newcomer at Imola  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

NPC Virtus Imola (Serie C Gold) strengthened their roster with addition of 22-year old Montenegrin center Vladimir Starovlah (209-94). He played most recently at S.Centar in Montenegrin Erste Liga. He helped them to end the regular season as a second best team in the league. Starovlah also played that season for Teodo Tivat (also in Erste Liga) where in four games he recorded just 2.8ppg in 2014-15 season.
Starovlah was a member of Montenegrin U20 National Team between 2013 and 2014.
He has played also professionally in Montenegro for Rudar.
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  Lithuania - Nafta-Uni-Akvaservis Klaipeda signs Jonas Dumasius  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

Nafta-Uni-Akvaservis Klaipeda (NKL) signed 19-year old point guard Jonas Dumasius (188-97). He has played for the last three seasons at Klaipedos LCC TU in the RKL. Dumasius helped them to end the regular season as a second best team in the league.
He was a member of Lithuanian U16 National Team in 2013.
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  Lithuania - Chodosovskis re-signs at Nafta-Uni-Akvaservis Klaipeda  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

Nafta-Uni-Akvaservis Klaipeda (NKL) confirmed in their roster 27-year old forward Viktoras Chodosovskis (200-105kg-89). He has played there for the last three seasons. In 47 NKL games he recorded 13.0ppg, 5.4rpg and 1.2apg last season.
Chodosovskis won Lithuanian NKL championship title in 2015.
He was a member of Lithuanian U16 National Team back in 2005.
Chodosovskis has played previously for Palanga.
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  Lithuania - Nafta-Uni-Akvaservis Klaipeda keeps Stasys for another season  - by Eurobasket News - 8 hours ago

Nafta-Uni-Akvaservis Klaipeda (NKL) re-signed 30-year old point guard Mindaugas Stasys (180-70kg-86). He has played there for the last two seasons. In 26 NKL games he averaged 13.0ppg, 3.1rpg and 3.9apg last season.
Among other achievements Stasys won Lithuanian NKL championship title in 2015. He was selected to Latvian League All-Star Game in 2014.
Stasys has played previously professionally in Lithuania (LSU-Atletas, Neptunas, Mazeikiai and LKKA-Atletas) and Latvia (Saldus).
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  Mali - Valladolid inks Boubacar Sidibe, ex Stade Malien  - by Ivan Milenkovic - 8 hours ago

Comercial Ulsa Ciudad de Valladolid (LEB Silver) agreed terms with 22-year old Mali international center Boubacar Sidibe (205-94). After playing at Stade Malien in Mali D1 league, he moved to PSE of Algeria and averaged 14,7 points and 8,2 rebounds last season.
Sidibe has been also a member of Mali international program for some years. He has regularly played for Mali senior team since 2013 and previously for U18 National Team in 2012.
Sidibe represented Mali at the Afrobasket Championships in Rades (Tunisia) last year. His stats at that event were 5 games: 8.0ppg, 3.6rpg, FGP: 56.0%, 3PT: 25.0%, FT: 69.2%.
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
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