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Basketball Transactions

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  Serbia - BC Timisoara signs Igor Mijajlovic  - by Eurobasket News - 1 hour ago

BC Timisoara (Liga Nationala) signed 33-year old Serbian point guard Igor Mijajlovic (192-85kg-84) from CSU Sibiu. In 39 Liga Nationala games in Romania he had 14.6ppg, 2.4rpg and 4.4apg last season. He helped them to end the regular season as a second best team in the league. They also advanced to the league semifinals. A very impressive season as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-Romanian League Honorable Mention.
The previous (15-16) season Mijajlovic played at Kaposvari in Hungarian A Division where in four games he recorded 10.0ppg, 2.3rpg, 1.5apg and 1.0spg.
Mijajlovic played in the final of Macedonian League in 2013.
He was a member of Serbian University National Team back in 2007.
Mijajlovic is quite experienced player. He has played also professionally in Slovenia (Hopsi Polzela), FYR Macedonia (MZT Skopje, Karpos Sokoli and Kozuv) and Serbia (Radnicki KG 06 and Mega Bemax).
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Serbia - Roanne inks Nikola Jeftic, ex Vrsac  - by Eurobasket News - 1 hour ago

Chorale de Roanne Basket (ProB) signed 30-year old Serbian power forward Nikola Jeftic (205-87). He played last season at KK Vrsac Swisslion in Serbian KLS league. In 29 games he had 12.6ppg, 5.8rpg and 2.2apg. A very impressive season as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-Serbian League Honorable Mention. Jeftic also played that season for Dynamic (also in KLS) where in 11 games he recorded 12.4ppg, 4.7rpg and 1.3apg. Quite impressive season as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-Serbian League Honorable Mention.
Jeftic is quite experienced player. He has played in nine different countries on three different continents (Europe, Latin America and of course North America). Jeftic has played previously professionally in Argentina (Estudiantes Concordia), Bosnia, Finland (BC Nokia), Montenegro (Ulcinj), Poland (Start and Polpharma), Slovenia (Rudar), Uruguay (U Universitario), Serbia (OKK Beograd and KK Beovuk 72 Beograd) and FYR Macedonia (Millenium).
Chorale de Roanne Basket roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Jason Williams
David Jackson
Mathis Keita
Thomas Ville
Mathieu Brun
Forwards:
Sambou Traore
Robert Nyakundi
Clement Cavallo
Centers:
Nikola Jeftic
Pierre Brun
Coach: Laurent Pluvy
By Eurobasket Data Center (via @basketeurope)
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  Serbia - UCAM Murcia inks Marko Lukovic  - by Eurobasket News - 1 hour ago

Universidad Catolica de Murcia CB (Liga Endesa) agreed terms with 25-year old Serbian small forward Marko Lukovic (207-92, agency: BeoBasket). He played last season at Krka in Slovenian Liga Nova KBM. In 25 games he had 10.7ppg, 4.4rpg and 2.5apg. Lukovic helped them to win the Supercup and make to league final. He also played 21 games in ABA League where he was third best scorer with impressive 16.8ppg and averaged 7.4rpg (#3 in the league) and 2.0apg.
Lukovic was voted Eurobasket.com All-Adriatic League 3rd Team in 2017.
The previous (15-16) season Lukovic played at MZT Skopje in FYR Macedonian Prva Liga. In 25 games he recorded 11.7ppg, 6.6rpg, 2.1apg and 1.1spg. He also played 25 games in ABA League where he got 11.8ppg, 5.9rpg and 2.2apg.
He represented Serbia at the European Championships U20 in Slovenia five years ago. His stats at that event were 5 games: 0.8ppg.
Lukovic has played previously professionally in Germany (Gladiators) and Serbia (Mega Bemax).
Universidad Catolica de Murcia CB roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Brad Oleson
Charlon Kloof
Clevin Hannah
Forwards:
Marko Lukovic
Ovie Soko
Centers:
Marcos Delia
Kevin Tumba
Coach: Ibon Navarro
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Serbia - Vranes is back at Metalac  - by Eurobasket News - 1 hour ago

Metalac Farmakom Valjevo (KLS) agreed terms with experienced 34-year old Montenegrin ex-international center Slavko Vranes (230-136kg-83). It is actually his comeback to Valjevo as he has played here before. Vranes played most recently at Ayandeh Sazan in Iranian Superleague. In 10 games he had 10.9ppg, 9.8rpg, 1.4apg and 2.9bpg in 2015-16 season.
The previous (2015) summer Vranes played at Petrochimi (also in Superleague) where in three games he recorded 8.0ppg and 6.3rpg in 2015 season.
In 2003 Vranes was drafted by New York Knicks (NBA) in second round (39th overall).
The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others his team made it to the Superleague Semifinals for two years in a row (2014 and 2015). Strangely Vranes also played for Montenegrin National Team in 2011.
He played at the WABA Club Championships five years ago.
Vranes is quite experienced player. His career allowed him to visit three different continents, while he played in five different countries. Vranes tasted the life as pro basketball player in Europe, Asia and of course North America. He has played previously professionally also in Russia (Unics Kazan), Turkey, Serbia (Partizan and Crvena Zvezda), Montenegro (Buducnost) and Iran (Zob Ahan, Mahram and Sanaye).
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Serbia - David Paunovic signs at Costa d'Orlando  - by Eurobasket News - 1 hour ago

Serie B newcomer Costa d'Orlando landed 22-year old naturalized Serbian power forward David Paunovic (198-95) from Basket Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto. In 35 Serie B games he averaged 4.7ppg and 3.0rpg last season. He helped them to end the regular season as a second best team in the league.
The previous (15-16) season Paunovic played at Mortara Battaglia where in 29 Serie B games he had 7.5ppg, 5.4rpg and 1.3apg.
Paunovic has played previously for three other teams: UBC, GSA Amici Pallacanestro Udine and Orzinuovi GaGa.
Costa d'Orlando roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Andrea Sorrentino
Luca Munastra
Forward:
David Paunovic
Center:
Giuseppe Caronna
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Slovenia - Rogaska re-signs Dragan Djuranovic  - by Zeljko Zule - 1 hour ago

Rogaska announced a new agreement with Bosnian Dragan Djuranovic (203-C/F-88) to keep working together next season.
Djuranovic joined Rogaska last summer and averaged 9.6 points, 5.4 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.0 steals and 1.2 blocks in 37 Slovenian League games last season, helping Rogaska reach the playoff finals. He starter his career with Mladost Mrkonjic Grad and later went to Borac Banja Luka.

  Spain - Aquimisa Carbajosa inks Gabriel Roman  - by Eurobasket News - 1 hour ago

Aquimisa Carbajosa agreed terms with 20-year old guard Gabriel Roman (185-97). He played last season at Innova Chef in Spanish EBA league. He tallied 10.2ppg last season.
Roman has played previously for Miramar.
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Spain - The Spurs keep Pau Gasol   - by Eurobasket News - 1 hour ago

San Antonio Spurs (NBA) re-signed experienced 37-year old Spaniard international power forward Pau Gasol (213-113kg-80) to a three-year deal. He played there last season. In 80 NBA games he averaged 11.4ppg, 7.7rpg, 2.3apg and 1.1bpg. Gasol helped them to win the Southwest Division title (twice) (also twice).
The previous (15-16) season he played at the Bulls where in 72 NBA games he had very impressive stats: 16.5ppg, 11.0rpg, 4.1apg and 2.0bpg. It was a very successful season in his career as he was selected to NBA All-Star Game.
In 2001 Atlanta Hawks selected him as third overall pick in NBA draft.
Among other achievements he received Eurobasket.com All-Olympic Games 1st Team award in 2008, 2012 and 2016.
Gasol has been also a member of Spanish international program for some years. He has regularly played for Spanish senior team since 2000 and previously for U20 National Team between 1999 and 2000.
Gasol also represented Spain at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) last year. His team won Bronze and his stats at that event were 5 games: Score-4 (19.4ppg), Reb-1 (8.8rpg), 2.2apg, Blocks-3 (2.0bpg), FGP: 51.9%, 3PT-3 (60.0%), FT: 56.0%.
Gasol has spent his entire career in NBA playing for two other teams: LA Lakers and Memphis Grizzlies.
It may be one of last seasons in his extensive career, which he may end at the Spurs.
Gasol's game is described as: Despite 214cm, can play also at 3-4 positions. Great size advantage. High, thin and with a similar face. He is also a great long distance shooter and can hit from three in any moment. Maybe he is too weak and should get some more weight. Can do it all with great size. Ability to play any position and can score in many ways. Not strong and very thin. Doesn't rebound well and isn't a great defender either. Everyone compares him to cross between Dirk Nowitzki and Toni Kukoc and yes they are extremely similar in style.
San Antonio Spurs roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Manu Ginobili
Patrick Mills
Brandon Paul
Forwards:
Rudy Gay
Joffrey Lauvergne
Jaron Blossomgame
Matt Costello
Center:
Pau Gasol
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Spain - Obradoiro tabs Nemanja Radovic  - by Eurobasket News - 1 hour ago

Rio Natura Monbus Obradoiro CAB (Liga Endesa) inked 26-year old Montenegrin international power forward Nemanja Radovic (208-97kg-91, agency: BeoBasket). He has played for the last three years at UCAM Murcia in the Liga Endesa. In 30 games he recorded 8.7ppg and 3.9rpg last season. Radovic also played 14 games in Eurocup where he averaged 9.6ppg and 3.9rpg.
Among other achievements he played in the final of Radivoj Korac (Serbian Cup) in 2014. Radovic received also Eurobasket.com All-Adriatic League Honorable Mention award back in 2014.
He has been also a member of Montenegrin international program for some years. Radovic has regularly played for Montenegrin senior team since 2013 and previously for U20 National Team between 2010 and 2011.
He also represented Montenegro at the Qualifications to European Championships 2015 three years ago. His stats at that event were 6 games: 4.0ppg, 5.3rpg, 1.3apg.
Radovic has played also professionally in Greece (KAO Dramas), Montenegro (Mornar Bar, Buducnost, S.Centar and KK Mornar Bar II) and Serbia (Vrsac and Mega Bemax).
Rio Natura Monbus Obradoiro CAB roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Albert Sabat
David Navarro
Jose Pozas
Forwards:
Martins Laksa
Nemanja Radovic
Center:
Artem Pustovyi
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Spain - Sant Adria inks Xavier Moix  - by Eurobasket News - 1 hour ago

UB Sant Adria (EBA) signed 22-year old shooting guard Xavier Moix (190-95). He played last season at CB Prat Juventud in the LEB Gold. In 33 games he had 4.2ppg, 1.1rpg and 1.0apg. EBA will be definitely a better match and he can see more playing time.
The most of previous (2015-16) season Moix spent at Barca II (also in LEB Gold) where in 25 games he recorded 3.6ppg and 1.3rpg. He also spent pre-season at FC Barcelona (also in LEB Gold) that year.
Moix played in the final of Spanish U19 Championships in 2013.
He represented Spain at the European Championships U20 in Lignano Sabbiadoro (Italy) two years ago. Moix's team won Silver and his stats at that event were 9 games: 4.2ppg, 1.8rpg, 1.1spg.
UB Sant Adria roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Xavier Moix
Pol Bassas
Jaume Lobo
Forward:
Alberto Reyes
Center:
Oscar Amo
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Spain - Breogan keeps Stainbrook for another season  - by Eurobasket News - 1 hour ago

Cafes Candelas Breogan Lugo (LEB Gold) re-signed 25-year old American center Matt Stainbrook (208-122kg-92, college: Xavier, agency: Three Eye Sports). He played there last season. In 37 LEB Gold games he recorded 10.9ppg, 6.8rpg (#5 in the league) and 1.0apg. Stainbrook helped them to make it to the semifinals. A very good season in his career as he was voted to Eurobasket.com Spanish LEB Gold All-Imports Team and 3rd Team. He also spent pre-season at Kaposvari (A Division) in Hungarian league that year.
Stainbrook has tried to make it to the NBA and played in the NBA Pro Summer League in 2015.
He played in the final of Big East Tournament in 2015.
Stainbrook has played also professionally in Germany (Crailsheim Merlins).
He attended Xavier University until 2015 and it will be his third season in pro basketball.
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Spain - La Roda signs Jose Blazquez  - by Eurobasket News - 1 hour ago

Fundacion Globalcaja La Roda signed 20-year old forward Jose Blazquez (197-97). He played last season at Arcos Albacete Basket (LEB Silver). In 29 games he had 4.6ppg and 2.8rpg.
The previous (15-16) season Blazquez played at CBA Gran Canaria B (also in LEB Silver) where in 24 games he recorded 5.6ppg and 3.3rpg.
He played in the final of Spanish U16 Championships in 2013.
Blazquez represented Spain at the European Championships U16 Division A in Kyiv (Ukraine) four years ago. His team won Gold and his stats at that event were 9 games: 2.6ppg, 3.3rpg.
Blazquez has played previously for two other teams: Real Madrid and Real Betis Energia Plus Sevilla 2nd team.
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Spain - OH!TELS Union Linense de Baloncesto keeps Ortega for another season  - by Eurobasket News - 1 hour ago

OH!TELS Union Linense de Baloncesto (EBA) re-signed 26-year old American international point guard Miguel Ortega (188-82kg-91, agency: Dynamics Global Management). He has a double citizenship as he also holds Gibraltar passport. Ortega has played there for the last two seasons. In 17 EBA games he averaged impressive 17.5ppg, 3.9rpg, 5.1apg and 1.4spg last season.
Among other achievements Ortega's team was regular season runner-up in Spanish EBA Group D in 2016. He received also Eurobasket.com All-Spanish EBA 2nd Team award in 2016. Ortega was called to Gibraltar Senior National Team this year.
He is a very experienced player. Ortega has played also professionally in Denmark (Randers), Estonia (Valga), Russia (Spartak Primorie Vladivostok) and Spain (Ourense, Unicaja B Malaga, Santurtzi, Leyma Basquet and Carballo).
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Spain - Valencia tabs Erick Green, ex Olympiacos  - by Eurobasket News - 1 hour ago

Valencia Basket (Liga Endesa) inked 26-year old American point guard Erick Green (190-84kg-91, college: Virginia Tech). He played most recently at Olympiacos in Greek A1 league. In 31 games he averaged 9.4ppg, 2.2rpg and 1.5apg last season. Green helped them to win the regular season and make it to the final. A very good season in his career as he was awarded Eurobasket.com All-Greek A1 League Co-Newcomer of the Year, selected to All-Imports Team and selected to 2nd Team. Green also played 36 games in Euroleague where he had 9.9ppg and 1.9rpg.
The previous (15-16) season Green played at another team Bighorns in U.S. semi-pro league G-Leaguen. In 44 games he recorded very impressive stats: 26.5ppg, 4.4rpg, 3.9apg and 1.3spg. He contributed to his team winning the D-League West Division title (twice). It was a very successful season in his career as he was awarded USBasket.com All-D-League Guard of the Year, selected to 1st Team and to the All-Star Game.
In 2013 Green was drafted by Utah Jazz (NBA) in second round (46th overall). The former Virginia Tech standoutis in his fifth season in pro basketball.
Green received All-ACC Player of the Year award back in 2013 at his college time.
Green has played also professionally in Italy (Mens Sana 1871 Siena), NBA (Denver Nuggets) and NBA G League (Fort Wayne Mad Ants).
His game is described as: Has a great feel for the game ...a terrific defender. Plays with great poise and confidence.
Valencia Basket roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Rafael Martinez
Antoine Diot
Erick Green
Guillem Vives
Andres Rico
Forwards:
Aaron Doornekamp
Fernando San_Emeterio
Will Thomas
Bojan Dubljevic
Latavius Williams
Alberto Abalde
Center:
Tryggvi Hlinason
Coach: Jesus Vidorreta
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Switzerland - Karl Cochran (ex Lausanne) is a newcomer at Penarol  - by Eurobasket News - 1 hour ago

Penarol Mar del Plata (LigaA) added to their roster 25-year old American guard Karl Cochran (185-79kg-92, college: Wofford). He played last season at BBC Lausanne in Swiss LNA league. In 27 games he was second best scorer with impressive 21.3ppg and had 4.2rpg, 4.6apg (top 5) and 2.7spg (leader !!!). Great season indeed as he was selected Eurobasket.com All-Swiss LNA Defensive Player of the Year.
The previous (15-16) season Cochran played at another team Rio Grande Valley Vipers in U.S. semi-pro league G-Leaguen where in 20 games he recorded 3.6ppg and 1.1rpg. He helped them to win the D-League Soutwest Division title (twice).
Two years ago Cochran was drafted by Rio Grande Valley Vipers (D-League) in third round (48th overall).
He attended Wofford College until 2015 and it will be his third season in pro basketball.
Cochran was voted All-SoCon Player of the Year in 2015 at his college time.
Penarol Mar del Plata roster for 2017-2018:
Guard:
Karl Cochran
Forwards:
Diego Guaita
Alejandro Alloatti
Center:
Ricardo Glenn
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Switzerland - Starwings ink Guillaume Gredy  - by Luca Maffioli - 1 hour ago

Starwings Basket Regio Basel (LNA) signed 21-year old forward Guillaume Gredy (195-96) from BC Boncourt Red Team. Gredy has played there for the last three years. But in three LNA games he had just 0.7ppg last season.
His team was Runner-Up of 1LN Group East 2017.
Starwings Basket Regio Basel roster for 2017-2018:
Petar Babic
Bjoern Schoo
Nemanja Calasan
Joel Fuchs
Alexis Herrmann
Alessandro Verga
Philippe Sager
A.J. Hess
Guillaume Gredy
Augusto Carrara
Luca Streich
Coach: Roland Pavloski
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Switzerland - Travis Taylor (ex Fribourg) signs at Rilski  - by Eurobasket News - 1 hour ago

Rilski Sportist Samokov (NBL) landed 27-year old American forward Travis Taylor (203-100kg-90, college: Xavier). He played most recently at Fribourg Olympic in Swiss LNA league. In 31 games he averaged 14.7ppg, 8.0rpg, 1.9apg and 1.4spg last season. Taylor helped them to win the Supercup and make to league final. It was a very successful season in his career as he was selected to Eurobasket.com Swiss LNA All-Imports Team and 2nd Team.
The most of previous (2015-16) season Taylor spent at Sopron KC in Hungarian A Division where in 20 games he had 11.4ppg, 8.1rpg, 1.9apg and 1.7spg. He contributed to his team making it to the Hungarian Cup Semifinals. Taylor also played that season for STB Le Havre in French ProA. In 7 games he recorded 8.9ppg and 6.9rpg. He also played 3 games in FIBA Europe Cup where he got 8.0ppg, 8.3rpg, 1.0apg and 1.0spg.
Taylor received All-Atlantic 10 Most Improved Player of the Year award back in 2013 at his college time.
Taylor has played also professionally in Austria (Gussing Knights).
He attended Xavier University until 2013 and it will be his fifth season in pro basketball.
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Turkey - Pinar Karsiyaka tabs Scott Wood  - by Fersu Yahyabeyoglu - 1 hour ago

Pinar Karsiyaka SK Izmir (BSL) inked 27-year old American forward Scott Wood (198-77kg-90, college: North Carolina State, agency: BeoBasket). He played most recently at Santa Cruz Warriors (NBA G League) in the U.S. In 53 games he averaged 13.7ppg, 4.0rpg and 1.2apg last season. Wood also spent pre-season at the Warriors in NBA that year.
Among other achievements his team made it to the ACC Tournament Semifinals in 2010, 2012 and 2013. Wood received also All-ACC Honorable Mention award back in 2013 at his college time.
Wood has played also professionally in Spain (UCAM Murcia).
He attended North Carolina State until 2013 and it will be his fifth season in pro basketball.
Pinar Karsiyaka SK Izmir roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Berk Ugurlu
Alp Karahan
Forwards:
Scott Wood
Metin Turen
Dustin Hogue
Centers:
Egemen Guven
Gorkem Dogan
Coach: Aleksandar Trifunovic
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Turkey - Dustin Hogue (ex Dolomiti En. TR) agreed terms with Pinar Karsiyaka  - by Fersu Yahyabeyoglu - 1 hour ago

Pinar Karsiyaka SK Izmir (BSL) strengthened their roster with addition of 25-year old American forward Dustin Hogue (198-93kg-92, college: Iowa State). He played most recently at Dolomiti Energia Trento in Italian Serie A. In 44 games he recorded 10.7ppg, 7.0rpg, 1.2apg and 1.0spg last season. Hogue helped them to make it to the final. Great season indeed as he was voted to Eurobasket.com All-Italian SerieA 2nd Team.
The previous (15-16) season he played at Nea Kifisia in Greek A1 where in 28 games he averaged 12.5ppg, 8.1rpg (#2 in the league), 1.4apg and 1.0spg.
Among other achievements Hogue's college team won Big 12 Tournament for two years in a row (2014 and 2015).
He graduated from Iowa State in 2016 and it is his second season in pro basketball.
Pinar Karsiyaka SK Izmir roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Berk Ugurlu
Alp Karahan
Forwards:
Metin Turen
Dustin Hogue
Centers:
Egemen Guven
Gorkem Dogan
Coach: Aleksandar Trifunovic

By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Turkey - Ali Isik signs at Bursaspor  - by Eurobasket News - 1 hour ago

Bursaspor (TBL) landed 27-year old power forward Ali Isik (206-109kg-90) from Afyon. In 34 TBL games he averaged 6.8ppg and 3.5rpg last season.
Isik ended the previous (2015-16) season at Socar Petkim where in 12 TBL games he had 8.0ppg and 5.0rpg. Isik helped them to make it to the final. It was a very successful season in his career as he was selected to Eurobasket.com Turkish TBL All-Domestic Players Team. But the most of that year he spent at Balikesir. In 31 TBL games he recorded 7.8ppg and 5.7rpg. He can count that season as a very successful as was selected to Eurobasket.com Turkish TBL All-Domestic Players Team.
Among other achievements Isik's team won Turkish President Cup in 2010. He received also Eurobasket.com All-Turkish TB2L Honorable Mention award back in 2011.
Isik represented Turkey at the World University Games in Shenzhen (China) six years ago. His stats at that event were 5 games: 4.8ppg, 4.2rpg.
Isik has played previously for five other teams: Anadolu Efes, Pertevniyal, Aliaga, Denizli Basket and Hacettepe.
Bursaspor roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Karlo Vragovic
Turgay Gedikli
Forwards:
Dejan Borovnjak
Can Ozcan
Mustafa_Bakir Gorur
Gokhan Yazicioglu
Kaan Sariaslan
Centers:
Umit Turkoglu
Ali Isik
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Turkey - Stanton Kidd (ex Walter Tigers) is a newcomer at Darussafaka  - by Fersu Yahyabeyoglu - 1 hour ago

Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul (BSL) strengthened their roster with addition of 25-year old American forward Stanton Kidd (202-101kg-92, college: Colorado State). He played last season at Walter Tigers in German BBL league. In 20 games he recorded 12.9ppg, 4.7rpg, 1.8apg and 1.3spg.
The previous (15-16) season Kidd played at Limburg United (Scooore League) in Belgium where in 35 games he averaged 8.5ppg, 4.7rpg, 1.0apg and 1.1spg. He helped them to make it to the semifinals.
Kidd was voted All-MWC Honorable Mention in 2015 at his college time.
Kidd graduated from Colorado State in 2015 and it is his third season as a professional player.
Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Muhammed Baygul
Scottie Wilbekin
Kartal Ozmizrak
Okben Ulubay
Will Cummings
Dogus Ozdemiroglu
Forwards:
JaJuan Johnson
Howard Sant-Roos
James Bell
Stanton Kidd
Centers:
Furkan Aldemir
Micheal Eric
Emircan Kosut
Coach: David Blatt

By Eurobasket Data Center
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  United Kingdom - Obi Emegano (ex Polfarmex Kutno) joins Rouen  - by Eurobasket News - 1 hour ago

SPO Rouen Basket (ProB) agreed terms with 24-year old British-Nigerian guard Obi Emegano (190-98kg-93, college: ORU). He played last season at Polfarmex Kutno in Polish PLK league. In 11 games he had 5.2ppg and 1.5rpg. Emegano also played that season for Novipiu Casale in Italian Serie A where in 9 games he recorded 11.4ppg, 2.3rpg and 1.6spg.
The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others his team made it to the Summit League Tournament Semifinals in 2015. Emegano was also voted NABC All-District 12 1st Team in 2016 at his college time.
Emegano graduated from Oral Roberts University in 2016 and it is his second season as a professional player.
SPO Rouen Basket roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Ovidijus Varanauskas
Felix Michel
Obi Emegano
Emmanuel Monceau
Forwards:
Remi Dibo
Carl Ponsar
Earvine Bassoumba
Coach: Alexandre Menard
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  United Kingdom - Turunen Announced As Force Coach  - by Paul Nilsen - 1 hour ago

Leeds Force are delighted to announce the signing of Mika Turunen as the club's new Head Coach.
The Finnish playcaller brings a wealth of experience with him to Leeds for the upcoming BBL season. Turunen has coached for over 30 years in top European leagues including Russia, Finland, Luxembourg, Kosovo and Hungary. His most recent role was in Vietnam coaching the Ho Chi Minh City Wings.
Turunen is excited by the opportunity to take on the BBL saying 'I have coached in many countries and now Leeds provides me with a new challenge. I am looking to bring a totally new style of play to the BBL for the fans to enjoy. I promise them that we will practise hard and make them proud as they are our sixth man. I hope that the people of Leeds come out to support us this season. We will never give up and together we will win'
Leeds Force CEO, Mark Mills is thrilled to be bringing Turunen in saying 'Mika will bring an unbelievable amount of experience to Leeds Force and he will really help take the club to the next level. It will be great to see him pit his wits against the other BBL coaches in what is set to be an exciting season. I am sure the Force fans will make Mika feel welcome as we build towards a successful season together'
Turunen will immediately set to work on bringing together a strong roster as Force look to get back to winning ways in the upcoming BBL campaign.

  VTB United League - Banic leaves Unics  - by Eurobasket News - 1 hour ago

33-year old Croatian ex-international power forward Marko Banic (205-113kg-84) left Unics Kazan (VTB). Banic played there also last season. In 24 Euroleague games he averaged 4.6ppg and 1.7rpg. He played there also last season. Banic also played 19 games in VTB United League where he had 4.6ppg and 1.9rpg.
Among other achievements he played in the final of VTB United League in 2016. Banic received also Eurobasket.com All-Euroleague 3rd Team award back in 2012.
He was also a member of Croatian international program for some years. Banic played for Croatian Senior National Team between 2004 and 2010 and previously for U21 National Team in 2004.
He represented Croatia at the World Championships in Turkey seven years ago. His stats at that event were 6 games: 6.7ppg, 4.3rpg, FGP: 45.0%, FT: 66.7%.
Banic has played also professionally in Germany (ALBA Berlin), Spain (Movil Estudiantes, Girona FC and RETAbet Bilbao Basket) and Croatia (KK_Zadar).
Unics Kazan roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Anton Ponkrashov
Pavel Sergeev
Evgeny Kolesnikov
Joaquin Colom
Jamar Smith
Trent Lockett
Forwards:
Vladislav Trushkin
Melvin Ejim
Centers:
Stephane Lasme
Grigori Shukhovtsov
Martins Meiers
Coach: Dimitris Priftis
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Eurocup - Zenit signs Shayne Whittington, ex Obradoiro  - by Eurobasket News - 23 hours ago

Zenit Saint Petersburg (VTB) signed 26-year old American center Shayne Whittington (209-113kg-91, college: W.Michigan). He played last season at Obradoiro in Spanish Liga Endesa. In 31 games he had 11.7ppg and 5.5rpg.
The previous (15-16) season Whittington played at the Pacers in NBA. But in 7 games he recorded just 1.6ppg and 1.7rpg.
The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others he played in the final of D-League in 2015. Whittington was also voted All-MAC 1st Team back in 2014 at his college time.
Whittington graduated from Western Michigan University in 2014 and it is his fourth season as a professional player.
Zenit Saint Petersburg roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Evgeny Voronov
Scottie Reynolds
Nicolas Laprovittola
Kyle Kuric
Forwards:
Marko Simonovic
Nikita Barinov
Drew Gordon
Center:
Shayne Whittington
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Euroleague - Khimki adds Thomas to their roster, ex Jilin NE T.  - by Fersu Yahyabeyoglu - 23 hours ago

BC Khimki Moscow Region (VTB) added to their roster 29-year old American forward Malcolm Thomas (206-102kg-88, college: San Diego State, agency: GFSG). He played last season at Jilin Northeast Tigers in Chinese CBA league. In 37 games he recorded very impressive stats: 20.0ppg, 16.4rpg, 3.9apg, 1.5spg and 1.6bpg. A very spectacular season in his career as he was voted to Asia-Basket.com All-Chinese CBA Honorable Mention.
The previous (2016) summer Thomas was tested by Meralco Bolts (PBA) in Filipino league.
He has tried to make it to the NBA and played in the NBA Pro Summer League in 2016.
The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Thomas was voted USBasket.com All-D-League Forward of the Year back in 2012.
He is quite experienced player. Thanks to Thomas' pro career he managed to play on four different continents (Europe, Asia, Latin America and of course North America) in five different countries. Thomas has played previously professionally in Israel (Maccabi Fox Tel-Aviv), Korea, Puerto Rico (Piratas), NBA (Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston Celtics, Golden State Warriors, Utah Jazz and Phi.76ers) and NBA G League (Santa Cruz Warriors and Los Angeles D-Fenders).
He attended San Diego State until 2011 and it will be his seventh season as a professional player.
BC Khimki Moscow Region roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Egor Vyaltsev
Stefan Markovic
Charles Jenkins
Vyacheslav Zaytsev
James Anderson
Forwards:
Sergey Monya
Malcolm Thomas
Tyler Honeycutt
Andrey Zubkov
Anthony Gill
Center:
Dmitry Sokolov
Coach: Giorgos Bartzokas
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Greece - Lavrio signs Antwaine Wiggins  - by Eurobasket News - 23 hours ago

GS Lavrio (A1) signed 29-year old American small forward Antwaine Wiggins (200-88, college: Charleston). He played last season at Raptors 905 Missisauga (NBA G League) in the U.S. In 46 games he had 8.1ppg and 3.1rpg.
Wiggins won D-League championship title.
The previous (15-16) season Wiggins played at CA Platense in Argentinian TFB where in 46 games he was fourth best scorer with impressive 18.0ppg and averaged 8.2rpg, 1.1apg, 1.5spg and 1.4bpg. He helped them to win the regular season and make it to the semifinals. A very impressive season as he was named to Latinbasket.com All-Argentinian TNA 1st Team and All-Imports Team.
Last year (four years after he left the college) Wiggins was drafted by Raptors 905 (D-League) in second round (43rd overall).
He attended College of Charleston until 2012 and it will be his sixth season in pro basketball.
He has played also professionally in Brazil (Palmeiras).
GS Lavrio roster for 2017-2018:
Dionysios Giannakopoulos
Michalis Perakis
Dimitris Verginis
Antwaine Wiggins
Zamal Nixon
Doron Lamb
Ioannis Kouzeloglou
Giorgos Papadimitriou
Dimitrios Kaklamanakis
D.J. Johnson
McKenzie Moore
Dimitris Legkikas
Coach: Christos Serellis
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Eurocup - Alex Renfroe (ex FC Barcelona) agreed terms with Galatasaray  - by Eurobasket News - 23 hours ago

Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul (BSL) strengthened their roster with addition of 31-year old Bosnian international point guard Alex Renfroe (191-80kg-86, college: Belmont, agency: BeoBasket). He has a double citizenship as he also holds American passport. Renfroe played most recently at FC Barcelona in Spanish Liga Endesa. He managed to play in four leagues in two countries last year (!!!). In 23 Liga Endesa games he recorded 6.0ppg, 2.1rpg and 2.0apg. Renfroe helped them to make it to the semifinals. He also played 17 games in Euroleague where he averaged 3.9ppg, 2.1rpg, 1.6apg and 1.0spg. The other team Renfroe played that season for was Bayern Muenchen in German BBL. In 9 games he had 3.8ppg, 2.0rpg and 2.8apg. He also played 6 games in Eurocup where he got 5.0ppg, 2.0rpg and 4.2apg.
Among other achievements Renfroe's team made it to the German Bundesliga Cup final in 2016. He received also Eurobasket.com All-EuroCup Honorable Mention award in 2016.
Renfroe represented Bosnia at the European Championships two years ago. His stats at that event were 5 games: 6.4ppg, 3.6rpg, 4.4apg, Steals-4 (1.6spg), FGP: 38.1%, 3PT: 50.0%, FT: 25.0%.
Renfroe is a very experienced player. He has played also professionally in Croatia (KK Zagreb), Italy (Enel Brindisi), Latvia (VEF Riga), Russia (Enisey), Germany (ALBA Berlin and Brose Baskets) and Spain (Baskonia and Blancos de Rueda).
Renfroe attended Belmont University until 2009 and it will be his ninth season in pro basketball.
Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Mehmet Yagmur
Alex Renfroe
Dwight Hardy
Goksenin Koksal
Forwards:
Emir Preldzic
DaJuan Summers
Scotty Hopson
Ege Arar
Center:
Richard Hendrix
Coach: Erman Kunter
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Euroleague - Howard Sant-Roos (ex CEZ Nymburk) is a newcomer at Darussafaka  - by Eurobasket News - 23 hours ago

Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul (BSL) strengthened their roster with addition of 26-year old Cuban forward Howard Sant-Roos (200-81kg-91). He has played for the last two years at CEZ Nymburk in NBL league in Czech Republic. In 40 games he recorded 13.6ppg, 6.0rpg, 3.4apg and 2.1spg last season. Great year indeed as he was awarded Eurobasket.com All-Czech Rep. League Import Player of the Year, Forward of the Year and voted to 1st Team. Sant-Roos also played 15 games in Basketball Champions League where he averaged 13.2ppg, 6.8rpg, 3.0apg and 2.5spg (in top 2). A very good season in his career as he was voted to Eurobasket.com All-Basketball Champions League Honorable Mention. Sant-Roos won Czech Republic League championship title for two years in a row (2016 and 2017) and the cup.
He has played previously professionally in Germany (Braunschweig and SG Braunschweig) and Italy (Piacenza and Tessilform Bernareggio).
The scouts decsribe him following way: He is an outstanding athlete with a very good size for a guard, 6'7" tall with 6'9" wingspan and 34" inches of vertical, has the physical tools to play 3 positions both end of the floor. He is a multidimensional player with a good mentality, team player and really unselfish. On the defensive he has great insticts, speed, agility and above the average lateral quickness, very good rebounding, very active hands and he is capable to defend all three perimeter positions. On offense he is versatile, can play all three position as well, primary ball handler potential, he is a reliable 3pt shooter and very good free throws shooter, really good pushing the ball, can move and pass the ball, also capable to play without the ball in his hands and reading spaces.
Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Muhammed Baygul
Scottie Wilbekin
Kartal Ozmizrak
Will Cummings
Dogus Ozdemiroglu
Forwards:
JaJuan Johnson
Howard Sant-Roos
James Bell
Okben Ulubay
Centers:
Furkan Aldemir
Micheal Eric
Emircan Kosut
Coach: David Blatt
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Italy - Openjobmetis VA lands Tyler Cain, ex Chalons-Reims  - by Eurobasket News - 23 hours ago

Openjobmetis Varese (Serie A) tabbed 29-year old American power forward Tyler Cain (203-110kg-88, college: S.Dakota). He played most recently at Chalons-Reims in French ProA. In 34 games he averaged 9.9ppg, 7.0rpg, 2.1apg and 1.0bpg last season. He can count that year as a very successful as was selected to Eurobasket.com All-French ProA Honorable Mention.
The previous (15-16) season Cain played at JDA Dijon (also in ProA) where in 34 games he had 10.7ppg, 5.7rpg and 1.4apg.
Among other achievements Cain won Latvian League championship title for two years in a row (2011 and 2012). He received also All-GWC Player of the Year award back in 2010 at his college time.
Cain has played also professionally in Italy (Unieuro Forli) and Latvia (Barons Riga and VEF Riga).
He attended University of South Dakota until 2010 and it will be his eighth season in pro basketball.
Openjobmetis Varese roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Cameron Wells
Antabia Waller
Matteo Tambone
Forwards:
Nicola Natali
Norvel Pelle
Giancarlo Ferrero
Stan Okoye
Aleksa Avramovic
Center:
Tyler Cain
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Albania - Patani re-signs at Isernia  - by Eurobasket News - 23 hours ago

Il Globo Basket Isernia (Serie B) confirmed in their roster 21-year old Albanian international power forward Klaudio Patani (197-102kg-96). He has played there for the last two seasons. In 32 Serie B games he had 10.1ppg, 7.1rpg and 1.3spg last season.
Patani was named to Albanian National Team in 2017. He was called to Albanian Senior National Team this year.
Patani has played previously for another Italian team Val di Ceppo.
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Argentina - The Mavericks let Brussino go  - by Eurobasket News - 23 hours ago

Dallas Mavericks (NBA) cut 24-year old Argentinian international swingman Nicolas Brussino (202-93). Brussino played there last season. In 50 NBA games he averaged 3.0ppg and 1.9rpg.
The previous (15-16) season he played at Penarol in Argentinian LigaA where in 59 games he had 14.6ppg, 5.5rpg, 3.1apg and 1.5spg. Brussino helped them to end the regular season as a second best team in the league. It was a very successful season in his career as he was selected to Latinbasket.com All-Argentinian LigaA 2nd Team.
Brussino has never been drafted by the NBA.
Among other achievements his team won Argentinian LigaA Regular Season for two years in a row (2013 and 2014).
Brussino also represented Argentina at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) last year. His stats at that event were 2 games: 2.0ppg, 2.0rpg.
Brussino has played previously for two other Argentinian teams: Regatas Corrientes and San Martin Marcos Juarez.
Dallas Mavericks roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Dwight Buycks
Yogi Ferrell
Forwards:
Maximilian Kleber
Johnathan Motley
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Argentina - Marco Luchi is a newcomer at Deportivo Norte de Armstrong  - by Eurobasket News - 23 hours ago

Deportivo Norte de Armstrong (TFB) strengthened their roster with addition of experienced 35-year old forward Marco Luchi (198-82). He has played for the last two years at SP Las Parejas in the TNA. In 36 games he recorded 6.6ppg, 5.0rpg and 1.1apg last season. TFB will be definitely a better match and he can see more playing time.
Luchi won Argentinian Torneo Federal (Litoral) championship title in 2016.
He is a very experienced player. It may be one of last seasons in his extensive career, which he may end at Deportivo Norte A..
Deportivo Norte de Armstrong roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Celestino Cupulutti
Rodrigo Gallegos
Jonatan Torresi
Forward:
Marco Luchi
Center:
Leandro Gerez
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Argentina - Tirrell Brown agreed terms with Ameghino  - by Eurobasket News - 23 hours ago

Juventud Ameghino de Villa Maria (TFB) to ink 24-year old American forward Tirrell Brown (198-93, college: Ouachita Baptist) who plays at Colon in Uruguay. In 12 Metropolitan games he averaged impressive 20.6ppg, 9.1rpg, 1.7apg, 2.4spg and 1.0bpg last season. The last season Brown played at Asociacion Mitre Tucuman (TNA) where in 39 games he had very remarkable stats: 19.2ppg, 7.6rpg, 1.8apg and 1.9spg. A very good season in his career as he was selected to Latinbasket.com All-Argentinian TNA Honorable Mention.
Among other achievements his college team won GAC Tournament in 2016. Brown received also All-GAC 1st Team award in 2015 and 2016.
He graduated from Ouachita Baptist University in 2016 and it is his second season in pro basketball.
Juventud Ameghino de Villa Maria roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Joaquin Baeza
Santiago Iglesias
Matias Cuello
Forward:
Abel Aristimuno
Center:
Juan_Luis Abeiro
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Argentina - Lleon Tillman (ex San Jose) agreed terms with Temperley  - by Eurobasket News - 23 hours ago

Club Atletico Temperley (TNA) inked 25-year old American forward Lleon Tillman (198-88kg-92, college: W.Alabama). He played in the summer at San Jose in Peruvian LNB league. The last season Tillman played at Cantbasket in Spanish EBA where in 25 games he recorded 11.5ppg, 8.9rpg, 1.6apg and 1.2spg.
He played in the final of GSC Tournament in 2015.
Tillman has played also professionally in Spain (UCAM Murcia II).
He attended University of West Alabama until 2015 and it will be his third season in pro basketball.
Club Atletico Temperley roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Ignacio Davico
Federico Dayer
Forwards:
Leopoldo Ibanez_Paz
Lleon Tillman
Center:
Sebastian Chaine
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Argentina - Donald Sims signs at Atenas  - by Eurobasket News - 23 hours ago

Atenas Cordoba (LigaA) landed 30-year old American guard Donald Sims (185-77kg-87, college: Appalachian State, agency: Pensack Sports) from Regatas Corrientes. In 69 LigaA games in Argentina he was fourth best scorer with impressive 18.7ppg and recorded 2.2rpg, 3.4apg and 1.0spg last season. He helped them to make it to the final. It was a very successful season in his career as he was selected to Latinbasket.com Argentinian LigaA All-Imports Team and 2nd Team.
The previous (15-16) season Sims played at Basic Fit Brussels (Scooore League) in Belgium where in 37 games he averaged 14.1ppg, 2.0rpg, 2.6apg and 1.1spg. He contributed to his team making it to the semifinals. He can count that season as a very successful as was selected to Eurobasket.com Belgian League All-Imports Team and 2nd Team.
In 2011 Reno Bighorns selected him as fourth overall pick in D-League draft.
The former Appalachian State staris in his seventh season in pro basketball.
Among other achievements Sims won Venezuelan LPB championship title in 2014. He received also All-Southern Conf. Player of the Year award back in 2010 at his college time.
And here thanks to pro basketball Sims experienced life on three different continents. He is familiar with European, Latin American and of course North American leagues. Sims has played previously professionally in Latvia (Ventspils), Ukraine (DniproAzot) and Venezuela (Marinos and Gaiteros).
Atenas Cordoba roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Juan_Pablo Cantero
Carlos Schattmann
Donald Sims
Juan_Emiliano Fernandez
Forwards:
Diego Lo_Grippo
Nicolas Romano
Coach: Nicolas Casalanguida
By Eurobasket Data Center (via @basquetplus)
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  Argentina - Obras Basket keeps Zanzottera for another season  - by Eurobasket News - 23 hours ago

Obras Basket Buenos Aires (LigaA) re-signed 24-year old shooting guard Tomas Zanzottera (192-93). He has played there for the last six seasons. In 53 LigaA games he averaged 14.4ppg, 2.4rpg and 2.2apg last season.
Zanzottera's team made it to the Argentinian Super 4 Cup final in 2016.
He represented Argentina at the FIBA 3x3 World Championships in Moscow (Russia) three years ago.
Zanzottera has played previously for Lanus.
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Baltic League - Delininkaitis comes back to Neptunas  - by Eurobasket News - 23 hours ago

Neptunas Klaipeda (LKL) strengthened their roster with addition of experienced 35-year old former international guard Tomas Delininkaitis (190-80kg-82). It is actually his comeback to Klaipeda as he has played here before. Delininkaitis played most recently at Vytautas (LKL). He managed to play in three leagues last year (!!!). In 37 LKL games he was third best scorer with 13.8ppg and had 1.6rpg, 3.4apg and 1.4spg. Delininkaitis helped them to win the league title (twice) (also twice). Great season indeed as he was voted to Eurobasket.com All-Lithuanian LKL 2nd Team and All-Domestic Players Team. Delininkaitis also played 9 games in FIBA Europe Cup where he recorded 14.7ppg, 2.4rpg, 4.4apg and 1.0spg. And finally he contributed to 7 games in Baltic League where he averaged impressive 15.9ppg, 2.4rpg, 4.9apg and 2.0spg. Delininkaitis contributed to his team winning the Baltic League championship (twice).
The previous (15-16) season he played at Cretan Kings in Greek A1. In 15 games he got 9.3ppg, 2.0rpg and 2.1apg.
Delininkaitis was also a member of Lithuanian international program for some years. He played for Lithuanian Senior National Team between 2005 and 2013 and previously for U20 National Team in 2002.
Delininkaitis also represented Lithuania at the European Championships in Slovenia four years ago. His team won Silver and his stats at that event were 8 games: 4.3ppg, 1.1rpg.
Delininkaitis is a very experienced player. He has played also professionally in Latvia (VEF Riga), Spain (UCAM Murcia), Turkey (Konyaspor), Ukraine (Budivelnyk, Azovmash and Cherkasy), Lithuania (Zalgiris and Lietuvos rytas) and Greece (PAOK Thessaloniki and AEK Athens).
Delininkaitis is close to retirement age as a player. It may be one of last seasons in his extensive career, which he may end at Neptunas.
The scouts decsribe him following way: More a combo guard than a true playmaker, he can play with great energy, and loves the up-tempo game. Offensively, he can complete athletic drives to the basket or shoot from the distance with good percetages, even if he needs to improve the shooting selection. The defensive skills are also suspect, let's say he needs to improve them yet.
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Basketball Champions League - Shepherd's pro career starts at Mornar Bar  - by Eurobasket News - 23 hours ago

KK Mornar Basket Bar (Erste Liga) tabbed American forward Karviar Shepherd (211-104kg). He just graduated from Texas Christian University (NCAA). Shepherd has played there for the last four years. In 37 games he averaged 4.5ppg and 2.4rpg last season. Shepherd helped them to win the league title (twice) and league title (also twice).
As mentioned above he is just out of the college and it will be his first season in pro basketball.
KK Mornar Basket Bar roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Boris Bakic
Nemanja Vranjes
Brandis Raley-Ross
Marko Mugosa
Derek Needham
Forwards:
Marko Calic
Strahinja Micovic
Karviar Shepherd
Centers:
Uros Lukovic
Radoje Vujosevic
Vukota Pavic
Coach: Mihailo Pavicevic
By Eurobasket Data Center (via @DjordjeMatic)
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  Basketball Champions League - Stelmet keeps Hrycaniuk for another season  - by Eurobasket News - 23 hours ago

Stelmet Zielona Gora (PLK) re-signed 33-year old international center Adam Hrycaniuk (206-104kg-84, college: Cincinnati). He has played there for the last four seasons. Hrycaniuk managed to play in three leagues last year. In 45 PLK games he recorded 6.0ppg and 3.8rpg. He helped them to win the league title (twice) and the cup (also twice). Hrycaniuk also played 2 games in FIBA Europe Cup where he averaged 4.0ppg, 4.0rpg and 1.0apg. And finally he contributed to 14 games in Basketball Champions League where he had 5.6ppg and 3.7rpg.
The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Hrycaniuk received Eurobasket.com Polish League All-Domestic Players Team award back in 2011 and 2012.
He also represented Poland at the Qualifications to European Championships 2017 last year. His stats at that event were 6 games: 5.3ppg, 4.3rpg, FGP: 48.4%, FT: 50.0%.
Hrycaniuk has played previously professionally also in Spain (Valencia Basket) and Poland (Spojnia, Asseco and GTK Asseco II Gdynia).
He attended University of Cincinnati until 2008 and it will be his tenth season as a professional player.
The scouts decsribe him following way: Very skilled big man with great toughness ... loves to run the floor ... a guy that you can count on to out hustle his opponent.
Stelmet Zielona Gora roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Lukasz Koszarek
James Florence
Filip Matczak
Phil Taylor
Jakub Der
Forwards:
Boris Savovic
Jaroslaw Mokros
Armani Moore
Thomas Kelati
Przemyslaw Zamojski
Center:
Adam Hrycaniuk
Coach: Artur Gronek
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  Basketball Champions League - Samet Geyik signs at Besiktas  - by Eurobasket News - 23 hours ago

Besiktas Sompo Japan Istanbul (BSL) landed 24-year old international forward Samet Geyik (206-98kg-93) from Anadolu Efes. In 14 BSL games he averaged just 2.1ppg and 1.6rpg last season. He helped them to make it to the cup final and to the league semifinals.
The most of previous (2015-16) season Geyik spent at Pinar Karsiyaka where in 15 BSL games he had 3.9ppg and 2.3rpg. He contributed to his team making it to the Turkish Cup Semifinals. Geyik also spent pre-season at Darussafaka that year.
Among other achievements he received Eurobasket.com Turkish League All-Newcomers Team award back in 2012.
Geyik has been also a member of Turkish international program for some years. He has regularly played for Turkish senior team since 2014 and previously for U18 National Team between 2010 and 2011.
Geyik also represented Turkey at the European Championships U20 in Tallinn (Estonia) four years ago. His stats at that event were 9 games: 9.7ppg, 5.4rpg, 1.2apg, FGP: 62.0%, 3PT: 27.8%, FT: 62.5%.
Geyik has played previously for two other teams: Tofas and Bornova.
Besiktas Sompo Japan Istanbul roster for 2017-2018:
Muratcan Guler
Erkan Veyseloglu
D.J. Strawberry
Can Mutaf
Earl Clark
Sertac Sanli
Jon Diebler
Kyle Weems
Kenan Sipahi
Samet Geyik
Ryan Boatright
Enes Taskiran
Omer Al
Bekir Sabri Karli
Coach: Ufuk Sarica
By Eurobasket Data Center
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  Basketball Champions League - Besiktas sign Can Mutaf  - by Eurobasket News - 23 hours ago

Besiktas Sompo Japan Istanbul (BSL) signed 26-year old international guard Can Mutaf (190-91). He played last season at Anadolu Efes in Turkish BSL league. Mutaf managed to play in three leagues last year. In 20 BSL games he had 5.1ppg and 1.1rpg. He helped them to make it to the cup final and to the league semifinals. Mutaf also played 11 games in Euroleague where he recorded just 1.9ppg and 1.0rpg. He contributed to his team making it to the quarterfinals. The other team Mutaf played that season for was Banvit. In 11 BSL games he averaged 8.7ppg, 2.2rpg and 1.6apg. He also played 10 games in Basketball Champions League where he got 9.6ppg, 2.8rpg, 2.0apg and 1.2spg.
The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Mutaf was voted Eurobasket.com All-Turkish TB2L Most Improved Player of the Year and Eurobasket.com All-Turkish TB2L Newcomer of the Year back in 2010.
He has been also a member of Turkish international program for some years. Mutaf has regularly played for Turkish senior team since 2012 and previously for U20 National Team between 2010 and 2011.
He also represented Turkey at the Mediterranean Games in Mersin (Turkey) four years ago.
Mutaf has played previously for four other teams: Pinar Karsiyaka, Trabzonspor, Fenerbahce and Mersin Buyuksehir Belediyesi.
Besiktas Sompo Japan Istanbul roster for 2017-2018:
Muratcan Guler
Erkan Veyseloglu
D.J. Strawberry
Can Mutaf
Earl Clark
Sertac Sanli
Jon Diebler
Kyle Weems
Kenan Sipahi
Ryan Boatright
Enes Taskiran
Omer Al
Bekir Sabri Karli
Coach: Ufuk Sarica
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  Bosnia - Fuenlabrada adds Sulejmanovic to their roster  - by Eurobasket News - 23 hours ago

Montakit Fuenlabrada (Liga Endesa) added to their roster 22-year old Finn power forward Emir Sulejmanovic (204-100kg-95). He is a dual citizen owning also Bosnia and Herzegovina passport. Sulejmanovic played last season at Cibona in Croatian A1 league, but left the team in Apr.'17. He managed to play in four leagues last year (!!!). In 20 A1 games he recorded 5.7ppg and 4.2rpg. Sulejmanovic also played 3 games in FIBA Europe Cup where he averaged 7.0ppg, 4.3rpg and 1.0apg. His team made it to the quarterfinals. Sulejmanovic also played 21 games in ABA League where he had 7.2ppg and 4.0rpg. And finally he contributed to 13 games in Basketball Champions League where he got 7.7ppg and 5.3rpg.
His team made it to the Croatian Cup (Kresimir Cosic Cup) Semifinals.
The previous (15-16) season Sulejmanovic played at Barca II (LEB Gold). In 25 games he got 12.5ppg, 8.6rpg (#2 in the league) and 1.0apg. A very spectacular season in his career as he was voted to Eurobasket.com All-Spanish LEB Gold Honorable Mention and All-Bosmans Team.
Sulejmanovic was also a member of Finnish international program for some years. He played for Finnish Senior National Team in 2013 and previously for U16 National Team back in 2011.
Sulejmanovic represented Finland at the Qualifications to European Championships 2017 last year. His stats at that event were 4 games: 0pts.
Sulejmanovic has played also professionally in Italy (Betaland Cdo), Slovenia (Un.Olimpija and Union Olimpija Ljubljana II) and Finland (Ura Basket).
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  Brazil - Minas add Teichmann to their roster  - by Paulo Freire - 23 hours ago

Minas (NBB) added to their roster experienced 34-year old ex-international power forward Guilherme Teichmann (206-83, college: Tulsa) from Pinheiros. In 39 NBB games he recorded 4.9ppg, 5.2rpg and 2.0apg last season. He helped them to make it to the semifinals.
The previous (15-16) season Teichmann played at Rio Claro Basquete (Paulista) where in 36 games he averaged 9.1ppg, 8.1rpg (leader !!!), 2.8apg and 1.5spg. A very spectacular season in his career as he was voted to Latinbasket.com All-Brazilian League 3rd Team and All-Defensive Team.
The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others his team won Paulista League Group A Regular Season in 2015. Teichmann was also voted Latinbasket.com All-Paulista League Defensive Player of the Year in 2015.
He represented Brazil at the Lusofonia Championships in Lisbona (Portugal) eight years ago.
Teichmann has spent his entire career in Brazil playing for six other teams: Vivo/Franca, Flamengo, CR Vasco Da Gama Rio de Janeiro, Winner/Limeira, Universo/Goiania and Winner/ Limeira.
Teichmann attended University of Tulsa until 2005 and it will be his 13th (hopefully lucky) (!!!) season as a professional player.
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  Bulgaria - Groningen signs Evan Bruinsma, ex Rilski  - by Eurobasket News - 23 hours ago

Donar Groningen (Eredivisie) signed 25-year old American forward Evan Bruinsma (202-97kg-92, college: Detroit Mercy, agency: Inception Sports). He played last season at Rilski in Bulgarian NBL league. Bruinsma managed to play in three leagues last year. In 33 NBL games he had very impressive stats: 16.0ppg, 8.2rpg, 1.8apg and 1.2spg. He helped them to make it to the Supercup final and to the league semifinals. Quite impressive season as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-Bulgarian League 2nd Team and to the All-Star Game. Bruinsma also played 5 games in FIBA Europe Cup where he recorded also remarkable stats: 15.4ppg, 7.6rpg, 2.2apg and 1.4spg. And finally he contributed to 2 games in Basketball Champions League where he averaged 8.0ppg, 5.5rpg, 1.0apg and 1.0spg.
Bruinsma's team was regular season runner-up in Horizon League in 2013.
He has played previously professionally in Luxembourg (Amicale) and Czech Republic (Basketbal Svitavy).
Bruinsma attended University of Detroit Mercy until 2014 and it will be his fourth season as a professional player.
Donar Groningen roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Arvin Slagter
Sean Cunningham
Aaron Roye
Brandyn Curry
Stephen Domingo
Forwards:
Jason Dourisseau
Evan Bruinsma
Tim Hoeve
Sjoerd Koopmans
Centers:
Drago Pasalic
Thomas Koenis
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  Canada - Forca Lleida tabs Jarred Ogungbemi-Jackson  - by Eurobasket News - 23 hours ago

Actel Forca Lleida (LEB Gold) inked 26-year old Canadian-Jamaican point guard Jarred Ogungbemi-Jackson (178-91, college: Calgary). He has played for the last two years at Galitos-Barreiro in Portuguese LPB league. In 29 games he was third best scorer with impressive 18.9ppg and recorded 3.8rpg, 4.8apg (top 5) and 1.1spg last season. Ogungbemi-Jackson helped them to make it to the Portuguese Hugo dos Santos Cup Semifinals. A very good season in his career as he was awarded Eurobasket.com All-Portuguese League Guard of the Year, selected to 1st Team and selected to All-Imports Team.
He won CanWest Prairie Division championship title in 2010.
Ogungbemi-Jackson represented Canada at the World University Games in Gwangju (South Korea) two years ago. His stats at that event were 7 games: 5.9ppg, 3.1rpg, 2.7apg, 1.3spg, FGP: 27.8%, 3PT: 34.8%, FT: 87.5%.
Ogungbemi-Jackson graduated from University of Calgary in 2015 and it is his third season in pro basketball.
Actel Forca Lleida roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Juan Sutina
Jarred Ogungbemi-Jackson
Marc Rubin_De_Celis
Forwards:
Miguel Feliu
Kregor Hermet
Centers:
Papa Mbaye
Mike Karena
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  China - Fujian signs Brandon Bowman, ex Maccabi K/G  - by Eurobasket News - 23 hours ago

Fujian Lightning (NBL) signed 33-year old American forward Brandon Bowman (206-84, college: Georgetown). He played last season at Maccabi Kiryat Gat in Israeli Winner League. Bowman managed to play in three leagues in two countries last year. In 17 Winner League games he had very impressive stats: 16.1ppg, 6.4rpg, 1.6apg and 1.3spg. He also played that season for Spirou Charleroi in Belgian Euromillions League where in 12 games he recorded also remarkable stats: 16.7ppg, 4.7rpg, 1.8apg and 1.5spg. Bowman also played 12 games in Basketball Champions League where he averaged 12.9ppg, 4.5rpg, 1.2apg and 1.5spg. He also spent pre-season at Al Rayyan (D1) in Qatari league that year.
In 2006 Bowman was drafted by Yakama Sun Kings (CBA) in third round (30th overall).
He attended Georgetown University and it will be his twelfth (!!!) season in pro basketball.
Bowman is quite experienced player. He has played in eleven different countries on five different continents (Europe, Asia, Latin America, Australia and of course North America). Bowman has played previously professionally also in Bulgaria, Cyprus (Petrolina AEK Larnaca), France, Germany (BBC Bayreuth and SC Rasta Vechta), Italy, Korea (Samsung Thunders and Dongbu Promy), New Zealand (Saints), Puerto Rico (Manati), Serbia (Crvena Zvezda) and Turkey.
He could be described: A very versatile player who can spend time in either forward slot. Good shooter and quick runner, can score in traffic or create his shot from the dribble. Goes well to the offensive rebounds, has a great leaping ability. Above all, he' s a very good defender on every kind of opponent, with a relentless mentality that makes him a very good player for the European leagues.
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  Congo-Brazaville - Lanzarote keeps Niamamoukoko for another season  - by Eurobasket News - 23 hours ago

Aloe Plus Lanzarote Conejeros (EBA) re-signed 25-year old Congolese power forward Karl Niamamoukoko (205-92). He played there last season. In 28 EBA games he averaged 5.8ppg and 5.8rpg.
The previous (15-16) season Niamamoukoko played at CB Cazorla Jaen Paraiso Interior where in two EBA games he had 3.0ppg, 3.5rpg, 1.0spg and 1.5bpg.
He represented Congo-Brazaville at the Afrobasket Championships in Abidjan (Ivory Coast) four years ago. His stats at that event were 5 games: 3.2ppg, 2.6rpg, 1.0bpg.
Niamamoukoko has quite traveled the world as his pro career brought him to three different continents (Europe, Africa and of course North America). Niamamoukoko has played previously professionally also in Morocco (Kenitra AC) and Spain (Ourense, CB Fuenlabrada II, Viten Getafe Fuenlabrada, Plasencia and Movistar Estudiantes Madrid B).
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  Croatia - Split inks Mike Scott  - by Zeljko Zule - 23 hours ago

Split has added its first import addition for the upcoming season by inking American Mike Scott (183-PG-93, college: Idaho) on a one-year deal. It will be his third season in Europe.
Scott arrives from Jolly JBS, where he averaged 13.1 points, 3.1 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 1.4 steals in 27 Croatian A1 League games last season. A very impressive season as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-Croatian A1 League second Team.
Scott played college basketball at Idaho until 2015, before transfering to Lithuanian side Siualiai in 2015.

  Croatia - Draper leaves Real Madrid  - by Eurobasket News - 23 hours ago

33-year old Croatian international point guard Dontaye Draper (180-82kg-84, college: Charleston) left Real Madrid (Liga Endesa). He has a double citizenship as he also holds American passport. He played there also last season. In 30 Liga Endesa games he averaged just 2.7ppg and 1.3apg. Draper helped them to win the regular season and make it to the final. He played there also last season. Draper also played 29 games in Euroleague where he had only 2.8ppg, 1.0rpg and 1.4apg. He contributed to his team making it to the Euroleague Final Four.
The previous (15-16) season Draper played at Lokomotiv in Russian league. In 30 Euroleague games he recorded 6.5ppg, 1.8rpg, 2.1apg and 1.1spg. He also played 29 games in VTB United League where he got 7.4ppg, 1.5rpg, 2.6apg and 1.3spg. Draper contributed to his team making it to the quarterfinals.
Among other achievements he received Eurobasket.com All-Adriatic League 1st Team award back in 2011 and 2012.
Draper also represented Croatia at the European Championships two years ago. His stats at that event were 5 games: 0.8ppg, 1.2rpg.
Draper is a very experienced player. He has quite traveled the world as his pro career brought him to six different countries on three different continents (Europe, Australia and of course North America). Draper has played previously professionally in Australia (Kings), Belgium (Oostende), France (Hyeres-Toulon), Italy (CZG Veroli), Turkey (Anadolu Efes) and Croatia (Cedevita).
He attended College of Charleston until 2007 and it is his eleventh (!!!) season in pro basketball.
Draper's game is described as: A talented player, who can score in multiple ways. Not a great outside shooter, the same he can hit the basket from behind the arch if needed. Has a good 1-vs-1 game, can be unstoppable sometimes. Developed some more quarterbacking mentality and now he's a good PG, who can easily beat his man, force the opponents to double guard him and pass to the open teammate. Defensively, has a limited size but makes the job done thanks to explosive legs.
Real Madrid roster for 2017-2018:
Guard:
Fabien Causeur
Forwards:
Felipe Reyes
Jeffery Taylor
Anthony Randolph
Dino Radoncic
Santiago Yusta
Center:
Ognjen Kuzmic
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