Cholet Basket (ProA) added to their roster 31-year old American point guard Isaiah Swann (188-87kg-85, college: Florida State). He played last season at Maccabi Ashdod in Israeli Winner League. In 33 games Swann recorded 14.9ppg, 3.9rpg, 3.8apg and 1.1spg. 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. He attended Florida State until 2008 and it is his ninth season in pro basketball. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in France Germany - Henningsen becomes latest Itzehoe signing - by Moritz Korff
The Itzehoe Eagles have continued to reshape their squad ahead of the 2016-17 2. Bundesliga ProB season by signing Frederik Henningsen (198-F-88). "We needed another German player who has got leadership skills", Itzehoe head coach Pat Elzie stated on the club's website. A well-rounded forward, Henningsen appeared in 26 ProB games for the EN Baskets Schwelm last season with averages of 15.2 points, 4.2 boards and 2.6 assists a contest, en route to Eurobasket.com All-2.Bundesliga Pro B Honorable Mention status. In his lone season at Schwelm, he led the team in outside shooting, knocking down 46 three pointers (34.8 percent). Prior to Schwelm, the 28-year-old spent time with ProA outfit Paderborn, averaging 7.2 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game during the 2013-14 season.
Italy - Marco Cardillo signs a two-year contract extension with Enel Brindisi - by Andrea Centenari
Enel Basket Brindisi (Serie A) re-signed 31-year old forward Marco Cardillo (196-85). Marco will remain in the team for next 2 years. Last season he averaged just 1.0ppg and 1.5rpg. Cardillo also played 5 games in Eurocup where he had 2.8ppg, 2.6rpg and 1.4apg. Cardillo has played previously for seven other Italy teams: Chieti, Gazzada, Bari, FCM Ferentino, Dolomiti Energia Trento, Napoli Basket, Air Force and Dolomiti Energia Trento. His game is described as:
A very athletic forward who can easily beat his opponent 1-vs-1 and attacks the rim as soon as possible. Has a good shooting range too. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Italy
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Belgium - Mons-Hainaut inks J.J. Mann, ex Phoenix Hagen - by Greg
Belfius Mons-Hainaut (Scooore League) agreed terms with 25-year old American swingman J.J. Mann (198-98kg-91, college: Belmont). He played last season at Phoenix Hagen in German BBL league. In 30 games he had 11.3ppg, 3.5rpg and 1.1apg. The most of previous (2014-15) season Mann spent at Redwell Gunners Oberwart (A Bundesliga) in Austrian league. In 38 games he recorded 13.4ppg, 4.5rpg, 1.2apg and 2.0spg. Quite impressive season as he was named to Austrian Bundesliga A All-Star Game. He also spent pre-season at Wilki Morskie (TBL) in Polish league that year. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Mann won OVC Regular Season East Division championship title for two years in a row (2013 and 2014). He was also voted All-OVC Player of the Year and Capital One NCAA Division I Academic All-America 1st Team in 2014 at his college time. Mann graduated from Belmont University in 2014 and it is his third season as a professional player. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Belgium Belgium - Devin Sweetney signs at Liege - by Greg
KK Buducnost Voli Podgorica (Erste Liga) confirmed in their roster 27-year old Montenegrin ex-international swingman Sead Sehovic (197-89). He is a dual citizen owning also Bosnia and Herzegovina passport. Sehovic played there last season. In 10 Eurocup games he had 8.0ppg, 3.8rpg and 2.2apg. He also played 25 games in ABA League where he recorded 8.3ppg, 2.9rpg and 2.4apg. He helped them to win the regular season and make it to the semifinals. He won Montenegrin League championship title in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2016 and the cup in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2016. The previous (14-15) season Sehovic played at MZT Skopje (Prva Liga) in FYR Macedonian league. In 26 games he recorded 11.5ppg, 5.3rpg and 2.8apg. He also played 20 games in ABA League where he recorded 10.5ppg, 3.8rpg and 2.1apg. The 2013-14 season Sehovic played at BBC Bayreuth (BBL) in German league. In 10 games he recorded 12.5ppg, 4.0rpg and 2.6apg. The 2012-13 season he played at Szolnoki Olajbanyasz (A Division) in Hungarian league. The team played in three different competitions (!!!) that year, and Sehovic was exposed to basketball on different levels. In 18 A Division games he recorded 11.4ppg, 4.7rpg, 2.7apg and 1.1spg. He contributed to his team making it to both league and cup finals after they ended regular season as second best team. Sehovic also played 12 games in FIBA Europe Cup where Sehovic recorded 9.1ppg, 5.2rpg and 2.4apg. He also played 22 games in ABA League where Sehovic recorded 12.2ppg, 4.8rpg and 2.5apg. A very impressive season as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-Adriatic League Honorable Mention. He also spent pre-season at Mornar Bar that year. Sehovic was also tried-out by Sutor Montegranaro (Serie C) in Italian league. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Sehovic was voted Eurobasket.com All-Macedonian League 1st Team in 2015. He was also a member of Montenegrin international program for some years. Sehovic played for Montenegrin Senior National Team between 2010 and 2014 and previously for U21 National Team back in 2007. He also represented Montenegro at the Qualifications to European Championships 2015 two years ago. His stats at that event were 6 games: 6.2ppg, 3.8rpg, 1.7apg, FGP: 53.3%, 3PT: 21.1%, FT: 81.8%. Sehovic has played also professionally in Bosnia (Bosna-Royal), Germany (EWE Baskets). By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Montenegro Colombia - Lateef McMullan (ex Cimarrones) joins Liepaja/Triobet - by Greg
Liepaja/Triobet (LBL) added to their roster 26-year old American point guard Lateef McMullan (180-77kg-90, college: Portland State). McMullan missed last season and had one year break from professional basketball. He will still stay in as he played last season at Cimarrones in Colombian Liga DirecTV. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others McMullan's team made it to the Big Sky Conference Tournament Semifinals in 2012. He was also voted Big West All-Freshman Team back in 2010 at his college time. He attended Portland State until 2013 and it will be his fourth season as a professional player. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Latvia France - Paschal comes back to Le Havre - by Philippe Burstert
STB Le Havre (ProB) added to their roster 25-year old power forward Fabien Paschal (208-91). It is actually his comeback to STB Le Havre as he played here before. Paschal is not a newcomer in French League as he played last season at BCM Gravelines Dunkerque Grand Littoral (ProA). In 17 games Paschal recorded just 2.1ppg. The previous (14-15) season he played at Charleville-Mezieres. In 30 ProB games Paschal averaged 9.2ppg and 5.0rpg. The 2013-14 season he played at STB Le Havre. In 30 ProB games Paschal averaged 6.1ppg and 3.3rpg. His team made it to the French Cup Final Four in 2012. Paschal represented France at the European Championships U18 in Metz (France) seven years ago. His team won Silver and his stats at that event were 9 games: 8.4ppg, 6.0rpg, 1.0spg, FGP: 56.9%, FT: 64.3%. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in France France - Official: Limoges land Zamal Nixon - by Igor Obradovic
Limoges CSP Elite (ProA) tabbed 27-year old American point guard Zamal Nixon (186-89, college: Houston, agency: Two Points). He played most recently at GS Lavrio in Greek A1 league. In 21 games he averaged 9.7ppg, 2.1rpg, 3.5apg and 1.5spg last season. The previous (14-15) season Nixon played at Phoenix Hagen (BBL) in German league. In 32 games he had 10.2ppg, 1.7rpg, 3.3apg and 1.4spg. The most of 2013-14 season he spent at Raiffeisen Wels (A Bundesliga) in Austrian league. In 33 games he had 14.7ppg, 3.3rpg, 4.8apg (top 4) and 1.9spg (in top 2). He helped them to make it to the semifinals. He can count that season as a very successful as was selected to Eurobasket.com All-Austrian League Honorable Mention. Nixon also spent pre-season at Polpharma (TBL) in Polish league that year. The 2012-13 season he played at Nuernberg in German league. In 25 ProA games Nixon was fifth best scorer with impressive 16.8ppg and recorded 2.6rpg, 3.4apg and 1.1spg. The 2011-12 season he played at Hertener Loewen (ProB) in German league. In 17 games Nixon was the best scorer with remarkable 24.9ppg and averaged 3.0rpg, 5.9apg (top 3) and 1.9spg. He contributed to his team ending the regular season as at the second position in the league. They also advanced to the league semifinals. A very impressive season as he was awarded Eurobasket.com All-German 2.Bundesliga Pro B Guard of the Year, selected to 1st Team and selected to All-Imports Team. Nixon's college team won C-USA Tournament in 2010. He graduated from University of Houston in 2011 and it is his sixth season in pro basketball. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in France France - Pau-Lacq-Orthez lands Ronald Lewis - by Greg
ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket (ProA) signed 32-year old Jamaican ex-international power forward Adrian Uter (200-102kg-84, college: Hofstra). He played last season at AS Monaco Basket (ProA). In 40 games he had 11.7ppg, 5.9rpg, 1.7apg and 1.2spg. He helped them to win the cup and make to league semifinals. A very impressive season as he was voted Eurobasket.com All-French ProA Bosman/Cotonou Player of the Year, named to 1st Team and named to All-Imports Team. The previous (2015) summer Uter played at Leones (BSN) in Puerto Rican league. In 11 games Uter recorded 11.1ppg, 7.6rpg, 1.5apg and 1.4bpg in 2015 season. He contributed to his team winning the league title. The last (2015) season Uter played at Hapoel Eilat (Winner League) in Israel. In 38 games Uter recorded 14.0ppg, 7.9rpg (#5 in the league), 2.0apg and 1.8spg. He contributed to his team making it to the final and cup semifinals. Quite impressive season as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-Israeli League Honorable Mention and to the All-Star Game. The 2013-14 season Uter played at AV Cantu (Serie A) in Italian league. In 32 games Uter recorded 8.3ppg, 4.6rpg and 1.0apg. He also played 16 games in Eurocup where Uter recorded 12.3ppg, 6.3rpg and 1.3apg. Uter attended Hofstra University and it is his eleventh (!) season in pro basketball. He was a member of Jamaican Senior National Team in 2013. Uter is quite experienced player. He has played also professionally in Austria (Gmunden Swans), Portugal (Illiabum), Israel (Hapoel Tel-Aviv, Lev Hasharon and B.C. Habikaa) and France (Saint Vallier). By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in France Germany - Connell Crossland Moves To BSV Wulfen - by Miles Schmidt-Scheuber
Second Regionaliga team BSV Wulfen have snatched Connell Crossland (201-F-91, college: TCU) for the upcoming season who won't have far to go to reach his new basketball home as he comes from Herten which is only 15 kilometers away. Connell Crossland (201-F-91, college: TCU) is a 25 year old 201cm forward from St Louis that is a athletic wing player who brings athleticism and a hard-nosed attitude. He jumps well towards the board and is quick footed, can play both forward positions. He will be playing his second professional season and last year as a rookie played with the Hertener Loewen Basketball (Germany-ProB) playing 24 games averaging 9.8ppg, 8.2rpg, 2.0apg, 1.5spg, FGP: 56.3%, 3PT: 14.3%, FT: 47.1%. The talented American will also give his basketball knowledge to the BSV U-12 and U-16 teams as a coach. "He is an athletic good rebounding forward that played at a high level in Germany. He is a guy that fits well to the other qualities of the our players. We got good feed back from other coaches", stressed head coach Marsha Owusu-Gyamfi. Last season he socred in double figures in seven games and his best scoring games were against Leipzig with 28 points and 13 rebounds and against Braunschweig with 22 points and 15 rebounds. He started his basketball career in 2009 with Highland CC (JUCO): 14 games: 11.4ppg, 6.9rpg, 1.6apg, 1.1bpg, FGP: 50%, 3PT: 8%, FT: 53%. He then played a season with John A. Logan CC (JUCO): 23 games: 17.0ppg, 12.3rpg, 2.4apg, 1.0spg, 1.7bpg, FGP: 58%, 3PT: 21%, FT: 72%. He finished his college basketball career at TCU (MCAA) in 2013 where he played a total of 60 NCAA games. As a senior he played 31 games averaging 6.3ppg, 5.4rpg, FGP: 49.0%, FT: 52.4%. Awards and achievements in his basketball career have been USbasket.com All-MPBA Defensive Player of the Year -16, USbasket.com All-MPBA 1st Team -16, and USbasket.com MPBA All-Defensive Team -16. Source:BSV Wulfen
Pro B team Artland Dragosn continue to build an extremely strong team as they have hauled in Kenneth Cooper (208-C-87, college: UAB) Cooper is a 28 year old 205cm center from Monroe, Louisiana that will be playing his seventh professional season. He not only brings expereince having played in Germany, but also from countries like Portugal, Canada, Finland, Venezuela, Canada, Estonia and Kosovo. Last season he played for RSV Eintracht Stahnsdorf (Germany-Pro B) playing 26 games and averaging 14.2ppg, Reb-4 (9.8rpg), FGP: 55.7%, 3PT: 25.0%, FT: 56.6%. "Last season we were missing a strong center that not only could withstand other big men, but also fight against them. Last season he impressed us leading up to our first game against Stahnsdorf.He dominated his opponents in the low post. After that we kept an eye on him", stressed Artland Dragons head coach Dragan Dojcin. Last season the American scored in double figures in 16 games and had six double doubles. His best games were against Oldenburg with 28 points and 12 rebounds, Wedel with 26 points and 10 boards and Schwelm with 24 points and 17 rebounds. Cooper started his basketball career in 2005 with Oklahoma St. (NCAA) where he played two seasons playing 67 NCAA games. He then played a season with Louisiana Tech (NCAA) playing16 games averaging 11.7ppg, 7.1rpg, 1.3apg, FGP: 42.3%, FT: 61.6%. He played his senior season with UAB (NCAA) playing 34 games averaging 5.6ppg, 3.8rpg, FGP: 44.1%, FT: 54.3%. He started his professional career in 2010 with Lusitania Angra Patrimonio Mundial (Portugal-LPB) playing 10 games: 7.3ppg, 6.4rpg, 1.4apg, FGP: 50.0%, 3PT: 20.0%, FT: 48.3%. In the 2011-2012 season he played with Halifax Rainmen (Canada-PBL) playing 3 games: 3.0ppg, 4.0rpg and Saynatsalon Riento (Finland-1st Division): 17 games: 19.2ppg, Reb-1 (13.9rpg), 1.3apg, Blocks-4 (1.1bpg), FGP: 58.3%, FT: 60.0%. In the 2012-2013 season he played for Tiburones de Vargas (Venezuela-LNB) Liga Sudamericana: 5 games: 10.8ppg, 5.6rpg, FGP: 35.1%, 3PT-1 (60.0%), FT: 57.6%, and Fluminense FC (Brazil-Carioca). In the 2013-2014 season he played with Talllinna Kalev (Estonia-Alexela KML): Baltic League: 3 games: 1.0ppg, 3.7rpg; Estonian League: 3 games: 3.0ppg, 7.0rpg,
then moved to Shreveport/Bossier Mavericks (ABA), in Jan.'14 signed at
North Dallas Vandals (ABA), in Mar.'14 agreed terms with BKP Kastrioti
Ferizaj (Kosovo-SuperLeague): 6 games: 22.5ppg, 13.7rpg, 1.3apg, FGP: 64.8%, 3PT: 33.3%, FT: 81.6%. IN the 2014-2015 season he played with the Shreveport/Bossier Mavericks (ABA). Awards and achievements in his basketball career have been Big 12 Tournament Semifinals -07, WAC Tournament Semifinals -09, NIT Elite Eight -10, Eurobasket Summer League in Las Vegas All-Big Man Team -10, Eurobasket Summer League in Las Vegas Winner -10, PBL Semifinals -11, Eurobasket.com All-Finnish 1st Division Center of the Year -12, Eurobasket.com All-Finnish 1st Division 1st Team -12, Eurobasket.com Finnish 1st Division All-Imports Team -12, ABA Champion -15, and Eurobasket.com All-German 2.Bundesliga Pro B Honorable Mention -16. Source:Artland Dragons Germany - The Dirk Madrich Globetrotting Mission Continues With The EWE Baskets Oldenburg - by Miles Schmidt-Scheuber
Dirk Madrich (212-C-83) has been known for years as being one of the toughest players on the court in the Beko BBL and won't shy away from any opponent and if you watch him closely just enjoys the game no mater if he is in Dorsten, Strassburg, Greece or Grevenbroich. He has lived the basketball globetrotting life for 16 years now and at the age of 32 still can't settle in one place and will play for his 13th professional team this season in Oldenburg. 2009 Beko BBL champion EWE Baskets Oldenburg had to find a replacement for the sudden retirement of Robin Smuelders and quickly found Dirk Madrich (212-C-83). In the last five years, he seemed to calmed down from moving from club to club each season as he had played the last two seasons for the Telekom Baskets Bonn and before that balled three seasons with SC Rasta Vechta. Last season for the Telekom Baskets Bonn he played 31 games averaging 7.2ppg, 3.5rpg, FGP: 47.1%, 3PT: 36.0%, FT: 72.6%; Eurocup: 10 games: 9.1ppg, 3.1rpg, FGP: 47.2%, 3PT: 38.9%, FT: 88.2%. "We had to find a replacement for Robin Smeulders and looked for a position five player. We feel that Dirk at 212cm who has a good shot will be a good solution behind Brian Qvale. He has experience, can rebound, will get integrated quickly and fits to us with his charachter", added Srdjan Klaric. "Head coach Mladen Drijencic is also confident that Dirk Madrich (212-C-83) will be a big help for the team. "I think that he wants to prove himself. I feel that he wanted to come to Oldenburg. In his first season with Bonn, he functioned in a team that played team basektball. He will find this situation again with us. Teams will have even a harder time adjusting to us with his dangerous outside shot", added Mladen Drijencic. Maderich started his basketball career in 2000 with BG Dorsten (Regionalliga). He then moved to Braunschweig where he played three seasons also having a double license for their farm team. In 2004 he moved to GHP Bamberg (1.Bundesliga): ULEB Cup: 5 games: 2,8ppg, 1.8rpg, FGP: 77.8%; German Bundesliga: 17 games: 1.8ppg, 1.6rpg, also a license for TSV Breitenguessbach (2.Bundesliga, starting five): 13 games: 10.2ppg, 7.8rpg, 1.3apg, 2FGP: 56.2%, 3FGP: 25.0%, FT: 58.1%. In 2005 he moved back to BS|Energy Braunschweig (1.Bundesliga): 22 games: 3.1ppg, 2.2rpg. In 2006, he got his first international experience with Strasbourg IG (France-ProA): ULEB Cup: 13 games: 4.1ppg, 2.8rpg; French League: 31 games: 4.5ppg, 2.7rpg. He then played for teh Artland Dragons from 2007-2009. In the 2009-2010 season he played for AEP Olimpiada Patron (Greece-A2), 5 games: 8.8ppg, 3.6rpg, FGP: 75.0%, FT: 87.5%, then moved to Konstantin Elephants Grevenbroich (Regionalliga) playing 4 games: 12.5ppg. In the 2010-2011 season he played for the LTi Giessen 46ers (1.Bundesliga): 30 games: 3.4ppg, 1.9rpg. He then played for SC Rasta Vechta from 2011-2014 helping the team move from the Pro B to Pro A and then to the Beko BBL playing a total of 99 games. "I didn't have to think long before signing with the EWE Baskets. I feel comfortable in the north as I lived here before. Oldenburg is a great address. I think I will fit well into the team since Brian Qvale is strong on the boards and I am dangerous from outside. My first year in Bonn as good, but my second season we didn't find each other as a team. I am very happy to come to a team with a good team chemistry. I feel good and want to attack once more. Oldenburg has been successful for years. Their big quality is their continuity. Keeping players for many years is the way to success. Other players could orientate themselves on the hard working Rickey Paulding", stressed Dirk Madrich (212-C-83). Awrads and achievements in his basketball career have been German U20 National Team -01, Global Games U18 in Dallas -01, German A2 National Team -03-08, German National Team -04, German University National Team -05, 07, World University Games in Izmir -05, ULEB Cup Quarterfinals -07, French Cup Semifinals -07, World University Games in Bangkok -07, German Bundesliga Cup Winner -08, German Bundesliga Regular Season Runner-Up -08, German Regionalliga (West Group) Runner-Up -10, German 2.Bundesliga Pro B Runner-Up -12, Eurobasket.com All-German 2.Bundesliga Pro A Honorable Mention -13, Eurobasket.com German 2.Bundesliga Pro A All-Domestic Players Team -13, German 2.Bundesliga Pro A Regular Season Champion -13, German 2.Bundesliga Pro A Champion -13, German Bundesliga All-Star Game -14, Eurobasket.com All-German Bundesliga Honorable Mention -14, and German Bundesliga Cup Semifinals -15. Source:
The Conlog Baskets Koblenz have added their seventh new player for the upcoming season with Carlos Novas Mateo (197-F-92, agency: Mansfield and Associates). Carlos Novas Mateo (197-F-92, agency: Mansfield and Associates) is a 24 year old 196cm forward that brings abundant experience from Austria and has the Austrian-Domincan citizenship. Last season he played with Arkadia Traiskirchen Lions (A Bundesliga) playing 11 games averaging 4.8ppg, 1.7rpg, left in Nov.'15 and then moved to Plaza Fernando Valerio (Dominican Rep.-Santiago League). "I am very happy to be able to play in Koblenz this season. The professionalism and ambition of the club and coaching staff convinced me to sign with them. I am looking forward to the upcoming tasks", stated Carlos Novas Mateo. Carlos Novas Mateo started his basketball career in 2008 with the BasketClubs Vienna (A Bundesliga): 13 games: 1.9ppg, played mostly for junior team. In the 2009-2010 season he got new expereince in Germany with the Nuernberger Basketball Club (Germany) junior team. In the 2010-2011 season he moved to Arkadia Traiskirchen Lions: 13 games: 2.5ppg. He then played 67 games for the Allianz Swans Gmunden (A Bundesliga) and in his last season played 33 games averaging 6.2ppg, 1.8rpg, FGP: 46.1%, 3PT: 27.0%, FT: 64.1%. In the 2014-2015 season he moved to the Redwell Gunners Oberwart (A Bundesliga) playing 39 games: 7.8ppg, 1.8rpg, FGP: 43.6%, 3PT: 26.3%, FT: 82.8%. "He is a super athlete that brings much energy to the team. He is very big for his position which will bring us more versatility on offense and defense. He can play almost every position on offense and due to his quickness and athleticism can defend many positions. Despite his age, he has much expereince", added head coach Marcel Kastor. Awards and achievements in his basketball career have been Austrian U16 National Team -07-08, European Championships U16 Division B in Sarajevo (Bosnia) -08: 8 games: 15.4ppg, 10.0rpg, 1.6spg, 2FGP: 37.4%, 3FGP: 26.8%, FT: 68.8%, Austrian U18 National Team -09-10, European Championships U18 Division B in Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) -09: 8 games: 12.0ppg, 4.6rpg, 1.1spg, FGP: 50.0%, 3PT: 32.1%, FT-3 (88.2%), European Championships U18 Division B in Israel -10: 6 games: 15.8ppg, 3.7rpg, FGP: 53.6%, 3PT: 12.5%, FT: 82.9%, Austrian Bundesliga A Semifinals -11, Austrian U20 National Team -11-12, European Championships U20 in Bilbao (Spain) -11: 9 games: 5.3ppg, 1.6rpg, FGP: 40.5%, 3PT: 57.1%, FT: 50.0%, Austrian Supercup Finalist -13, and Austrian Cup Finalist -14. Source:Conlog Baskets Koblenz Germany - Leland Robinson signs at Bramsche - by Greg
Leland Robinson (198-F, college: Tenn Wesleyan), a 6'6 forward, will start his pro career in Germany. Leland is 22 years old and comes directly from the college, Robinson "AAC Player of the Year" and the "2nd Team All American". He scored 20.8 points and 8 rebounds in the top 20 players in the NAIA. "I am grateful to God that I get this opportunity and I am very happy to play for Bramsche I am very proud to be apart of this organization and I expect that I am improving every day on and off the court. We will do everything to win as many games and to bring the championship at the end. I want to do my job and enjoy the game, that I love so much, "said newcomer Leland Robinson In August Leland is expected in his new home to start training. He is wearing his own request, the number 11
Italy - Auxilium Torino lands Deron Washington - by Greg
Auxilium Torino (Serie A) landed 31-year old American swingman Deron Washington (201-95kg-85, college: Virginia Tech, agency: Priority Sports). He played most recently at Vanoli Cremona (Serie A). In 34 games he averaged 11.7ppg, 5.8rpg, 2.0apg and 2.0spg (in top 2) last season. He helped them to make it to the Italian Cup Semifinals. It was a very successful season in his career as he was awarded Eurobasket.com All-Italian SerieA Defensive Player of the Year and selected to All-Defensive Team.
Enel Brindisi announced the agreement with the power forward Amath M'Baye (206-F-89, college: Oklahoma). Born in Bordeaux, the 27 years old big man spent his first 2 college years with Wyoming, before moving to Oklahoma (10.1 ppg and 5.1 rpg in 32 games during his last year). M'Baye played the 2013 Summer League with Utah Jazz and San Antonio Spurs, then he agreed terms with Mitsubishi Diamond Dolphins (Japan-NBL). He spent 2 seasons in Japan, averaging 23.8 ppg in the first year and 16.4 ppg during last season, with a season high of 36 points scored against Nishinomiya. M'Baye was a member of French U20 National team that won the Silver Medal during the European Championships U20 in Rhodos (Greece) Italy - Giorgio Tesi Group Pistoia tabs rookie Nathan Boothe - by Greg
Giorgio Tesi Group Pistoia (Serie A) landed 22-year old American center Nathan Boothe (206-113kg-94). He just graduated from Toledo (NCAA). In 33 games he averaged impressive 19.5ppg, 9.0rpg, 3.2apg and 1.0bpg last season. It was a very successful year in his career as he was selected to All-MAC 1st Team, NABC All-District 14 1st Team and to the Reese's NCAA D1 All-Star Game. As mentioned above Boothe is just out of the college and it will be his first season in pro basketball. His team was regular season runner-up in MAC West Division in 2015. Boothe's game is described as:
Provides team with a much-needed physical presence in the post. Solid passer who can also knock down shots from the perimeter. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Italy Italy - Forli adds Crockett to their roster, ex Massagno - by Igor Obradovic
Unieuro 2.015 Forli (Serie B) added to their roster 25-year old American forward Jeffrey Crockett (201-95kg-91, college: Texas Tech). He played last season at 5 STELLE SAM Basket Massagno in Swiss LNA league. In 18 games he was second best scorer with impressive 21.0ppg and had 10.8rpg (#3 in the league), 1.7apg and 1.8spg (in top 5). A very spectacular season in his career as he was selected Eurobasket.com All-Swiss LNA Forward of the Year and voted to 1st Team and voted to All-Imports Team. Crockett also played for Shinshu (BJ League) in Japan that season. In 10 games Crockett was second best scorer with 14.7ppg and recorded 8.0rpg (#3 in the league), 1.5apg and 1.1spg (in top 5). The previous (14-15) season he played at Orsi Derthona Basket Tortona (Serie A2). In 30 games Crockett averaged 14.4ppg and 8.8rpg. Great season indeed as he was voted to Eurobasket.com All-Italian LNP Silver Honorable Mention and to the All-Star Game. He graduated from Texas Tech University in 2014 and it is his third season as a professional player.. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Italy NBA - Coach Mike Batiste signs at The Nets - by Eurobasket News
Brooklyn Nets landed 39-year old coach Mike Batiste. He will be a coach assistant responsible for coaching big men. He has served as coach assistant for the last two years at Canton Charge in D-League. He helped them to end the regular season as a second best team in Central Division. They also advanced to the league semifinals. Batiste has never been drafted by the NBA.But he played for Memphis Grizzlies (2002-03). However he is most-known for his spectacular career overseas. He played in Belgium, Italy, Greece and Turkey. But the brightest years of his career are related to Panathinaikos Athens, when he helped them to win Euroleague three times (2007, 2009 and 2011). He was also selected All-Euroleague Forward of the Year by Eurobasket.com twice: in 2007 and 2011.
Memphis Grizzlies (NBA) inked 23-year old guard Tony Wroten (198-93kg-93, college: Washington). It is actually his comeback to the Grizzlies as he played here before. Wroten is a well-known player in USA NBA as he played most recently at New York Knicks . Wroten also played for the 76ers. In 8 NBA games Wroten averaged 8.4ppg, 2.6rpg and 2.5apg last season. In 2012 he was drafted by Drafted by the Grizzlies in first round (25th overall). The former University of Washington standoutis in his fifth season in pro basketball. Among other achievements Wroten's team won Pac-12 Regular Season in 2012. He received also All-Pac-12 Freshman of the Year award back in 2012 at his college time. Wroten represented USA at the World Championships U17 in Hamburg (Germany) six years ago. His team won Gold and his stats at that event were 8 games: 8.4ppg, 1.5rpg, Assists-5 (4.3apg), Steals-1 (3.5spg), FGP: 57.6%, 3PT: 19.2%, FT: 66.7%. Wroten has played also professionally in D-League (Reno Bighorns). By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in NBA Nigeria - Alade Aminu (ex Hapoel Eilat) may sign at Usak - by Igor Obradovic
Usak Sportlif Basketbol (BSL) is close to land 29-year old Nigerian international power forward Alade Aminu (210-102kg-87, college: Georgia Tech, agency: Three Eye Sports) who played last time at Hapoel Eilat in Israel. In 37 Winner League games he averaged 14.7ppg, 10.2rpg, 1.5apg and 1.7bpg last season. He helped them to make it to the cup final and to the league semifinals. It was a very successful season in his career as he was awarded Eurobasket.com All-Israeli League Import Player of the Year, Center of the Year and selected to 1st Team. The previous (14-15) season Aminu played at TED Kolejliler. In 30 BSL games Aminu had 11.6ppg and 5.1rpg. The 2013-14 season he played at Banvit. In 12 BSL games Aminu had 5.8ppg and 2.7rpg. He contributed to his team winning the regular season and make it to the semifinals. Aminu also played 5 games in Eurocup where Aminu had 4.2ppg and 2.8rpg. He also played for Enel Brindisi (Serie A) in Italian league that season. In 12 games Aminu had 7.3ppg and 3.7rpg. Aminu has played previously professionally in NBA (Miami Heat) and D-League (Bakersfield Jam and Erie Bay Hawks). By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Turkey Poland - Adam Brenk signs at Polonia Leszno - by Greg
Jamalex Polonia 1912 Leszno (1Liga) landed 21-year old point guard Adam Brenk (193-95). It will be his second year in 1Liga as he played most recently at SKK Siedlce (1Liga). In 22 games Brenk averaged 3.5ppg and 1.5apg last season. Brenk played in the final of Polish U18 Championships in 2013 with Trefl Sopot. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Poland Poland - Przemyslaw Frasunkiewicz named new head coach of Asseco Gdynia - by Greg
Asseco Gdynia has announced that Tane Spasev (agency: Alti Sport ) will not remain as the head coach for the next season. According to the sources Macedonian coach will move to Russia. Spasev will be replaced by experienced and long time Asseco player - Przemyslaw Frasunkiewicz (201-SF-79). He was a mentor and leader of young Asseco team in past three years. Now he will have a chance to prove his skill as head coach.
Poland - KSK Notec Inowroclaw adds Kwiatkowski to their roster - by Greg
Best Balikesir Basketbol Kulubu (TBL) strengthened their roster with addition of 32-year old forward Valentin Pastal (204-84). He has played for the last three years at Konyaspor (BSL). In 29 games he recorded 5.0ppg and 2.9rpg last season. Pastal has played previously for eight other Turkey teams: Anadolu Efes, Karsiyaka, Galatasaray, Antalya, Pertevniyal, Beykoz, Mersin Buyuksehir Belediyesi and Gelisim. The scouts decsribe him following way:
All around player..long arms..tall and can bring the ball too..Reminds us Hidayet Turkoglu sometimes..Very tough from court member of the NT who can play in different positions.
World Championships U18 '03 comments (by Yarone Arbel):
Pastal was a big disappointment in the first part of the championship, but he got better and better as time passed and led the Turkish team one very short step from the Semi Finals. For some reason he was positioned at Center most of the time, but it seems that his future is in Forward. He can become a great player in that position thanks to his athleticism, his threat on the basket from inside and outside and also great rebound skills. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Turkey Turkey - Beren Kavaklioglu agreed terms with Usak - by Fersu Yahyabeyoglu
Usak Sportlif Basketbol (BSL) inked 30-year old point guard Ali Kavaklioglu (186-86). He is not a newcomer in Turkish League as he played most recently at Mamak Belediye Ankara D.S.I. (TBL). In 31 games Kavaklioglu recorded 8.5ppg, 1.8rpg, 6.2apg and 1.0spg last season. The previous (14-15) season he played at TED Kolejliler. But in 26 BSL games Kavaklioglu averaged just 1.5ppg. The 2013-14 season he was tested by Aliaga Petkim (TB3L). Among other achievements Kavaklioglu won Turkish TB2L championship title in 2012. He received also Eurobasket.com Turkish TB2L All-Domestic Players Team award back in 2012. Kavaklioglu represented Turkey at the World University Games in Belgrade (Serbia) seven years ago. His stats at that event were 7 games: 8.9ppg, 2.9rpg, 2.6apg, 1.1spg, FGP: 43.5%, 3PT: 31.0%, FT: 88.2%. Kavaklioglu has played previously professionally in Germany (Deutsche Bank Skyliners and Kronberg) and Turkey (Turk Telekom, Erdemir, Kepez Bld and Hacettepe). His game is described as:
A Braveheart Point Guard. Never backs down. No hesitation on the court; can take and make clutch shots. Can pressure the ball. Uses his quickness to steal the ball. Can gp coact to coast and finish, pass, or draw foul. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Turkey
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China - Jilin Tigers sign Mahdi Kamrani - by Eurobasket News
Jilin Northeast Tigers (CBA) signed 34-year old Iranian ex-international point guard Mahdi Kamrani (181-78kg-82). He is not a newcomer in China as he played last season at North Control Beijing (CBA). In 34 games he had very impressive stats: 19.3ppg, 4.6rpg, 6.5apg and 2.8spg. The previous (14-15) season Kamrani played at another Chinese team Jiangsu Tongxi. In 35 CBA games he recorded also remarkable stats: 16.4ppg, 3.5rpg, 5.2apg and 2.8spg. In 2013-14 Kamrani spent at Petrochimi (Superleague) in Iran. In 33 games he recorded 14.8ppg, 3.8rpg, 4.6apg and 2.9spg. He helped them to win the league title. Quite impressive season as he was named to Asia-Basket.com All-Iranian Superleague 1st Team and Honorable Mention. Kamrani also played at Foolad Mahan in Iranian league that season. In 6 Asian Club Championships games he recorded high stats: 20.2ppg, 3.0rpg, 3.8apg and 2.2spg in 2013-14 season. He represented Iran at the Asian Championships in Changsha-Hunan (China) last year. Kamrani's team won Bronze and his stats at that event were 9 games: 8.2ppg, 2.6rpg, 2.6apg, Steals-5 (2.0spg), FGP: 39.6%, 3PT: 28.1%, FT: 60.0%. Kamrani has played previously for two other Iranian teams: Paykan and Saba. He could be described:
An experienced PG, with court vision, passing skills and good defensive attitude. Can score if left open, has great leadership, he could also be effective at uppper level. are ready to play in Europe. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in China Denmark - Moore starts his pro career at Naestved - by Christian Hamborg
Strasbourg IG (ProA) landed 26-year old American (has also Finn passport) power forward Erik Murphy (208-108kg-90, college: Florida, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management). He played most recently at Demir Insaat Buyukcekmece Basket in Turkish BSL league. In 9 games he averaged 7.8ppg and 5.3rpg last season. Murphy also played at Besiktas (BSL) in Turkey that season. In 9 games he had 10.2ppg and 4.8rpg. He also played 9 games in Eurocup where he had 7.7ppg and 4.6rpg. The previous (14-15) season Murphy played at Austin Toros in D-League. In 55 games he had 11.9ppg, 5.5rpg and 1.6apg in 2014-15 season. He also spent pre-season at the Celtics in NBA that year. Murphy was also tried-out by the Cavaliers in NBA. In 13-14 season he played at the Bulls in NBA. But in 19 games he had just 0.3ppg in 2013-14 season. Three years ago Murphy was drafted by Chicago Bulls (NBA) in second round (49th overall). The former University of Florida staris in his fourth season in pro basketball. Among other achievements Murphy won D-League Southwest Division championship title in 2015. He received also NABC Division I All-District 21 1st Team award back in 2013 at his college time. Murphy represented USA at the European Championships last year. His stats at that event were 6 games: 13.2ppg, 7.7rpg, 1.3apg, Blocks-5 (1.3bpg), FGP: 62.5%, 3PT: 33.3%, FT: 62.5%. Murphy has played also professionally for other NBA teams like Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics. He is described as:
A solid inside player who can spend time in 4 and 5 positions. Has good scoring skills, he can step outside and knock down three-pointers. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in France Germany - Leo Vrkas heads to Essen - by Moritz Korff
2. Bundesliga ProA side Essen has made another addition to its roster for the 2016-17 season. Leo Vrkas (190-G-91, college: Carson-Newman) comes to ETB from ProB outfit TSV Noerdlingen, where he averaged 10.3 points, 3.5 rebounds, 1.2 assists and one steal per contest last season. The announcement follows hot on the heels of the signing of Jannik Lodders (198-F-92). Speaking on the club's website, Vrkas said, he wants to be Essen's best defender and improve his shooting percentage. Essen head coach Igor Krizanovic stated that he likes the physicality that Vrkas will bring to his squad. A German of Croatian origin, Vrkas has played for BG Leitershofen/Stadtbergen and Noerdlingen in the ProB and also has college experience. He attended Lon Morris College, a junior college in Jacksonville, Texas, during the 2011-12 season, and later played for NCAA Division 2 program Carson-Newman in Jefferson City, Tennessee, as well as for Oakland City University in the state of Indiana.
Greece - Faros ink Kostas Kakaroudis - by Chris Mammides
AO Faros Keratsiniou (A2) agreed terms with 33-year old domestic power forward Kostas Kakaroudis (204-111kg-83). He has played for the last two seasons at PAOK Thessaloniki (A1). In 28 games he had 4.1ppg and 1.5rpg last season. He helped them to make it to the Greek Cup Semifinals. Kakaroudis also played 15 games in Eurocup where he recorded just 2.8ppg. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others he was voted Eurobasket.com All-Greek A2 Honorable Mention back in 2009 and 2011. Kakaroudis represented Greece at the World University Championships in Bangkok nine years ago. He has played previously professionally in Romania (CS Energia Rovinari Targu Jiu) and Greece (Kolossos, KAO Dramas, Olimpiada, A.G.O Rethymno Aegean and Ikaroi Serron). Kakaroudis could be described:
Kostas is an all time classic center. Has very high Basketball IQ. He plays intelligently and in his advantages is the fact that he is a true tweener at the power forward and center positions but in the right situation he can become also a small forward. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Greece Lithuania - Egidijus Mockevicius joins The Nets - by Igor Obradovic
Brooklyn Nets agreed terms with 24-year old Lithuanian center Egidijus Mockevicius (208-102kg-92). He just graduated from Evansville (NCAA). In 34 games he had very impressive stats: 15.7ppg, 14.0rpg and 2.8bpg last season. He helped them to make it to the final after they ended regular season as second best team. Quite impressive season as he was selected All-MVC Defensive Player of the Year, named to All-MVC 1st Team and named to NABC All-District 16 1st Team. Mockevicius has never been drafted by the NBA. As mentioned above he is just out of the college and it will be his first season as a pro. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Mockevicius was voted Eurobasket.com All-Lithuanian NKL Player of the Year back in 2011 at his college time. Mockevicius represented Lithuania at the World University Games in Gwangju (South Korea) last year. His stats at that event were 6 games: 9.5ppg, 5.3rpg, 1.5bpg, FGP: 58.7%, FT: 42.9%. Mockevicius has played previously for Zalgiris, Dailes Akademija, S.Marciulionio KA-Himeja-Caparol and Siaures Lietuva. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in NBA NBA - Guillermo Hernangomez to join Knicks? - by Greg
New York Knicks is close to ink 22-year old Spaniard center Guillermo Hernangomez (210-110kg-94) who played last season at Real Madrid in Spain. In 34 Liga Endesa games he recorded 5.7ppg and 3.3rpg last season. He helped them to win the league title despite they ended the regular season at the second place. Hernangomez also played 14 games in Euroleague where he averaged 4.3ppg and 3.4rpg. He contributed to his team making it to the quarterfinals. The Knicks hold the rights to Hernangomez, who was the 35th overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft.
New York Knicks is close to ink 36-year old guard Jamal Crawford (196-91kg-80, college: Michigan) who played last time at Los Angeles Clippers. It is actually his comeback to the Knicks as he played here before. In 85 NBA games he averaged 14.4ppg, 1.9rpg and 2.3apg last season. A very good year in his career as he was awarded All-NBA Sixth Man of the Year. In 2000 he was drafted by Cleveland Cavaliers in first round (8th overall). The former University of Michigan staris in his 17th (!) season in pro basketball. He has played previously professionally in China (Xinjiang Flying Tige) and other NBA teams (Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Bulls, Golden State Warriors and Portland Trail Blazers). By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in NBA NBA - Kings interest in signing Courtney Lee - by Igor Obradovic
Sacramento Kings (NBA) want's to add to heir roster 31-year old swingman Courtney Lee (196-91kg-85, college: W.Kentucky) who played last time at Charlotte Hornets. In 35 NBA games he recorded 8.9ppg, 3.1rpg, 2.0apg and 1.1spg last season. Lee also played at the Grizzlies. In 51 NBA games he averaged 10.0ppg, 2.3rpg, 1.5apg and 1.0spg. In 2008 he was drafted by Orlando Magic in first round (22nd overall). The former Western Kentucky University standoutis in his ninth season in pro basketball. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others he was voted All-Sun Belt Player of the Year and All-Sun Belt 1st Team back in 2007 and 2008 at his college time. Lee has played previously for three other NBA teams: Boston Celtics, Houston Rockets and Brooklyn Nets. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in NBA Poland - C.J. Harris (ex Rosa Radom) agreed terms with Sakarya BSB - by Fersu Yahyabeyoglu
Sakarya Isik Koleji (TBL) strengthened their roster with addition of 25-year old American shooting guard C.J. Harris (191-86kg-91, college: Wake Forest, agency: Pensack Sports). He played most recently at Rosa Radom in Polish TBL league. In 42 games he recorded 14.3ppg, 2.8rpg and 1.4apg last season. He helped them to win the cup and make to league final. Great season indeed as he was voted to Eurobasket.com Polish League All-Imports Team and 2nd Team. Harris also played 12 games in FIBA Europe Cup where Harris averaged 14.1ppg, 2.8rpg, 1.6apg and 1.3spg. The previous (14-15) season he played at VEF Riga (LBL) in Latvian league. In 10 games Harris averaged 3.4ppg and 1.1rpg. He contributed to his team winning the league title despite they ended the regular season at the second place. Harris also played 8 games in VTB United League where Harris averaged 9.6ppg, 2.9rpg and 3.0apg. He also played for ratiopharm Ulm (BBL) in German league that season. In 19 games Harris averaged 4.2ppg and 1.3rpg. He also played 6 games in FIBA Europe Cup where Harris averaged 4.5ppg and 1.0rpg. The 2013-14 season he played at EnBW Ludwigsburg (BBL) in German league. In 36 games Harris averaged 10.5ppg, 2.2rpg and 1.4apg. He received HS Central Piedmont Conference Player of the Year, as well as the CPC Tournament MVP award back in 2009 at his college time. Harris graduated from Wake Forest University in 2013 and it is his fourth season in pro basketball. The scouts decsribe him following way:
Team captain and consummate leader at his university (Wake Forest). Excellent shooter from medium to long range. Has the ability to drive and finish at the rim ... Cerebral guard who is most comfortable at the off-guard position but can also play the point ... Solid defender. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Turkey Serbia - Inter Bratislava lands Aleksandar Vlahovic - by Michal Duchovic
BK Inter Incheba Bratislava (SBL) tabbed 26-year old Serbian guard Aleksandar Vlahovic (190-90, agency: 011 Sports). He played most recently at Esprit Kosice in Slovakian SBL league. In 23 games he averaged impressive 15.3ppg, 2.7rpg, 4.0apg and 1.0spg last season. He helped them to make it to the semifinals. He can count that season as a very successful as was selected to Eurobasket.com All-Slovakian League 2nd Team and All-Bosmans Team. Vlahovic also played for Spartak (KLS) in Serbian league that season. In 7 games Vlahovic had very remarkable stats: 16.6ppg, 2.0rpg, 3.4apg and 1.6spg. The most of previous (2014-15) season he spent at CSM Oradea (Liga Nationala) in Romanian league. In 11 games Vlahovic had 10.5ppg, 1.8rpg and 3.2apg. The other team he played that season for was Cherno More (NBL) in Bulgarian league. In 11 games Vlahovic had 9.5ppg, 2.8apg and 1.0spg. Part of 2013-14 season he spent at Falco (A Division) in Hungarian league. In 9 games Vlahovic had 12.1ppg, 2.3rpg, 3.8apg and 1.7spg. Another team he played shortly was FORTRESS Jaszbereny (A Division) in Hungarian league. In two games Vlahovic had 11.0ppg, 1.0rpg, 4.5apg and 2.0spg. Among other achievements he won Romanian League championship title for two years in a row (2012 and 2013). Vlahovic represented Serbia at the European Championships U18 in Amaliada Pyrgos (Greece) eight years ago. His stats at that event were 8 games: 8.6ppg, 2.1rpg, 3.0apg, 2.3spg, FGP: 60.0%, 3PT: 33.3%, FT: 70.6%. Vlahovic has played also professionally in Serbia (Partizan, Sloga, Mega Vizura and BC Partizan MT:S Beograd), Hungary (Falco KC Szombathely and Jaszberenyi) and Romania (Ploiesti).
Usak Sportlif Basketbol (BSL) landed 26-year old guard Gorkem Sonmez (195-90, college: Radford, agency: 1x1 Sports). He played most recently at Royal Hali (BSL), but left. But in only one game he did not score anything. Sonmez also played 3 games in FIBA Europe Cup but he did not score anything and had only 4 rebounds. His team was regular season runner-up in Big South Conference in 2010. Sonmez has played previously for four other Turkey teams: ITU Istanbul, TED Istanbul, Pertevniyal and Eskisehir Basket. He attended Radford University until 2011 and it will be his sixth season in pro basketball. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Turkey
3 days ago
Belgium - Jason Clark (ex Mamak DSI) signs at Antwerp - by Greg
Paulistano/Unimed Sao Paolo (NBB) added to their roster 29-year old small forward Eddy Carvalho (196-87). It is actually his comeback to Paulistano as he played here before. Carvalho played this summer at Osasco Basquete (Paulista). A very spectacular season in his career as he was voted to Latinbasket.com All-Brazilian League Honorable Mention. The last season he played at Macae. In 25 NBB games he recorded very impressive stats: 15.3ppg, 4.9rpg, 1.6apg and 1.0spg. Great season indeed as he was voted to Latinbasket.com All-Brazilian League Honorable Mention. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Carvalho's team made it to the Paulista League Semifinals in 2012. He was also voted Latinbasket.com All-Brazilian League Most Improved Domestic Player of the Year back in 2010. Carvalho has played previously for four other Brazil teams: Paschoalotto/Bauru, Saldanha, Espirito Santo and Vitoria. On Carvalho:
An offensively minded player, very athletic, in great shape. Can create his own shot and can hit a three pointer out of screens. Leaping ability allows him to grab lots of dinamic rebounds. Needs to improve his defense, even because has the athletic skills to guard anyone. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Brazil Brazil - Renato Carbonari comes back to Paulistano - by Paulo Freire
Paulistano/Unimed Sao Paolo (NBB) strengthened their roster with addition of 29-year old Brazilian power forward Renato Carbonari (206-87). It is actually his comeback to Paulistano as he played here before. Carbonari played most recently at Estudiantes Concordia in Argentinian LigaA. In 8 games he recorded 4.1ppg and 2.9rpg last season. He also played at Sao Jose/Vinac that season. In 28 NBB games he averaged 11.5ppg, 5.2rpg and 1.5apg. The previous (14-15) season Carbonari played at Paulistano. In 31 NBB games he averaged 7.6ppg and 4.3rpg in 2014-15 season. Among other achievements he won Paulista League championship title in 2015. Carbonari received also Latinbasket.com All-Paulista League 2nd Team award in 2015. He has played previously for another Brazilian team Paschoalotto/Bauru. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Brazil Brazil - Germerson Barbosa signs at Pinheiros - by Paulo Freire
Mogi das Cruzes/Helbor (NBB) strengthened their roster with addition of 31-year old small forward Fabricio Russo (196-85). He played in the summer at Ginastico (Liga Ouro). In 14 games he was fifth best scorer with 12.3ppg and had 5.9rpg (#4 in the league) and 1.4apg. He helped them to make it to the semifinals. Russo received Latinbasket.com All-Liga Ouro 2nd Team award in 2016. He has played previously for four other Brazil teams: Palmeiras, Automovel CF/Fluminense, Liga Sorocaba and Sao Jose/Vinac. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Brazil
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