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Basketball Transactions

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  Eurocup - Ratiopharm inks Toure Murry, ex Yesilgiresun  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Ratiopharm Ulm (BBL) agreed terms with 28-year old American guard Toure Murry (196-91kg-89, college: Wichita State). He played last season at Yesilgiresun in Turkish BSL league, but left the team in Feb.'17. In 6 games he had 8.3ppg, 3.7rpg, 3.0apg and 1.2spg.
In 2012 Murry was drafted by Austin Toros (D-League) as #1 pick overall.
He attended Wichita State and it will be his sixth season in pro basketball.
Murry 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 he won D-League Central Division championship title in 2016. Murry was also voted USBasket.com D-League All-Defensive 2nd Team back in 2013.
He has played also professionally in Israel (Hapoel Tel Aviv), NBA (Utah Jazz, New York Knicks, Washington Wizards and Minnesota Timberwolves) and NBA G League (Sioux Falls Skyforce, Salt Lake City Stars, Texas Legends, Rio Grande Valley Vipers and Erie Bay Hawks).
Ratiopharm Ulm roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Toure Murry
Ismet Akpinar
Marcell Pongo
Forwards:
Ryan Thompson
Luke Harangody
Da'Sean Butler
Centers:
Tim Ohlbrecht
Till Pape
By Eurobasket Data Center
Check also Complete Transfers List in Germany

  Israel - Maccabi Haifa inks Luke Martinez, ex Soles  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Maccabi Hunter Haifa (Winner League) signed 27-year old American (has also Mexican passport) guard Luke Martinez (193-86kg-90, college: Wyoming, agency: Pro Sports). He played last season at Soles in Mexican LNBP. In 25 games he had 12.8ppg, 4.9rpg, 2.4apg and 1.5spg (in top 5). Martinez helped them to make it to the final after they ended regular season as second best team. A very impressive season as he was named to Latinbasket.com All-Mexican LNBP Honorable Mention. He also played that season for Quimsa in Argentinian LigaA where in four games he recorded 3.8ppg and 4.8rpg. Martinez also spent pre-season at Guaros (LPB) in Venezuelan league that year.
He has played previously professionally in NBA G League (Reno Bighorns).
Martinez attended University of Wyoming until 2013 and it will be his fifth season as a professional player.
Maccabi Hunter Haifa roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Dagan Yavzuri
Luke Martinez
Forwards:
Willy Workman
Oz Blayzer
Netanel Artzi
Spencer Weisz
Center:
Daniel Koperberg
Coach: Ofer Rahimi
By Eurobasket Data Center
Check also Complete Transfers List in Israel

  Italy - Raphael Gaspardo agreed terms with the Flexx Pistoia  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

The Flexx Pistoia (Serie A) inked 24-year old power forward Raphael Gaspardo (206-100kg-93) from Vanoli Cremona. In 30 Serie A games he recorded 5.7ppg and 2.6rpg last season. He helped them to make it to the Supercup semifinals.
Gaspardo's team made it to the Italian Cup Final Four in 2016.
He represented Italy at the Tryout camp for 3x3 at Youth Olympic Games six years ago. His stats at that event were 9 games: 5.1ppg, 4.3rpg, 1.0apg, FGP: 32.1%, 3PT: 18.8%, FT: 27.3%.
Gaspardo has played previously for three other teams: Benetton Treviso, Jesi and Treviglio.
His game is described as: A promising inside player, who is very athletic and fundamentally sound. Has an ideal body to bang inside, great leaping ability and timing. He's also adding a good shooting accuracy. Needs of playing time to improve quickly, but has huge upside, even for the PF position.
The Flexx Pistoia roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Ronald Moore
Tommaso Laquintana
Francesco Galli
Forwards:
Fabio Mian
Aleksander Czyz
Centers:
Daniele Magro
Raphael Gaspardo
Markus Kennedy
Coach: Vincenzo Esposito
By Eurobasket Data Center
Check also Complete Transfers List in Italy

  Spain - Joventut keeps Jordan for another season  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Divina Seguros Juventut Badalona (Liga Endesa) re-signed 31-year old Jamaican center Jerome Jordan (215-113kg-86, college: Tulsa). He played there last season. In 26 Liga Endesa games he recorded 10.4ppg, 5.6rpg and 1.0apg.
The previous (15-16) season Jordan played at Betis Energia Plus Sevilla where in 14 Liga Endesa games he averaged 8.2ppg and 3.9rpg. He also played that season for Monkey Kings in Chinese CBA. In 19 games he had very impressive stats: 21.2ppg, 9.4rpg, 1.5apg, 1.0spg and 1.9bpg. Jordan also spent pre-season at the Pelicans in NBA that year.
In 2010 he was drafted by Milwaukee Bucks (NBA) in second round (44th overall). Jordan attended University of Tulsa and it will be his eighth season in pro basketball.
Among other achievements he played in the final of Drew League in 2014. Jordan received also USBasket.com All-D-League 3rd Team award back in 2013.
He represented Jamaica at the Centrobasket in San Juan (Puerto Rico) five years ago. Jordan's team won Bronze and his stats at that event were 6 games: 10.7ppg, 7.0rpg, 1.0apg, Blocks-2 (1.8bpg), FGP: 52.4%, 3PT: 50.0%, FT: 73.9%.
Jordan 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, Asia and of course North America). Jordan has played previously professionally in Italy (Virtus Bologna), Philippines (TNT Ka Tropa), Serbia, Slovenia, NBA (New Orleans Pelicans, Houston Rockets, Brooklyn Nets, New York Knicks and Memphis Grizzlies) and NBA G League (Los Angeles D-Fenders, Erie Bay Hawks and Reno Bighorns).
His game is described as: (by Aran Smith for NBADraft.net in 2010)
Has an ideal NBA center frame with tremendous dimensions including a huge (7-foot-6) wingspan on a 7-plus foot frame … Players his size don't often have his agility. Solid in the open floor and has some leaping ability … Shows nice touch for a bigman.
Does not appear to enjoy contact and lacks the tough demeanor that you want in a post player … Lack of body strength becomes apparent when he meets contact
.
Divina Seguros Juventut Badalona roster for 2017-2018:
Forwards:
Alex Ruoff
Albert Ventura
Simon Birgander
Center:
Jerome Jordan
By Eurobasket Data Center
Check also Complete Transfers List in Spain

  Argentina - Ferrocarril lands Alejandro Ivetich  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Atletico Ferrocarril Concordia (TFB) tabbed 27-year old point guard Alejandro Ivetich (181-90) from Penarol.
Ivetich helped his team to make it to the Liga B Sur Play-Offs Final in 2010.
He has played previously for two other teams: Union de Sunchales and Huracan.
By Eurobasket Data Center (via @buddingmartin)
Check also Complete Transfers List in Argentina

  Argentina - Enzo Damian Cena is a newcomer at Cassino  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

BPC Virtus TSB Cassino (Serie B) strengthened their roster with addition of 25-year old naturalized Argentinian power forward Enzo Damian Cena (200-92) from Ambrosia Lions Bisceglie. In 18 Serie B games he recorded 7.3ppg and 4.3rpg last season. He helped them to end the regular season as a second best team in the league. Cena also played that season for San Severo where in 19 Serie B games he averaged 3.4ppg and 2.2rpg.
Cena has played previously for another Italian team Canicatti.
BPC Virtus TSB Cassino roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Lorenzo Panzini
Niccolo Petrucci
Giuseppe Di_Poce
Forwards:
Fabrizio De_Ninno
Robert Banach
Center:
Enzo_Damian Cena
By Eurobasket Data Center (via @basketinside360)
Check also Complete Transfers List in Italy

  Australia - Leeuwarden signs Nathaniel Musters  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Aris Leeuwarden (Eredivisie) signed 24-year old Australian center Nathaniel Musters (208-115kg-93, college: Lafayette). He plays this summer at Gladstone Port City Power in Australian QBL. In 11 games he had 7.5ppg, 6.9rpg and 1.3apg. The last season Musters played at Eanna (Super League) in Ireland where in 19 games he recorded 10.9ppg, 10.0rpg, 1.9apg and 1.5bpg.
He has played also professionally in Australia for Bankstown Bruins.
Musters attended Lafayette College until 2016 and it will be his second season as a professional player.
Aris Leeuwarden roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Stefan Mladenovic
Leroy Peterson
Forwards:
Meshack Lufile
Niels Bunschoten
Center:
Nathaniel Musters
Coach: Tony van den Bosch
By Eurobasket Data Center
Check also Complete Transfers List in Holland

  Austria - UBSC Graz signs Darien Nelson-Henry, ex Siarka  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

UBSC Raiffeisen Graz (A Bundesliga) signed 23-year old American center Darien Nelson-Henry (211-120kg-94, college: Pennsylvania). He played most recently at Siarka in Polish PLK league, but left the team in Nov.'16. In 7 TBL games he had 5.0ppg and 2.7rpg last season.
Nelson-Henry was named to All-Ivy League 2nd Team in 2016.
He graduated from University of Pennsylvania in 2016. It is his second season as a professional player.
By Eurobasket Data Center
Check also Complete Transfers List in Austria

  Basketball Champions League - Mike Tobey joins CB Canarias  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Iberostar Tenerife CB Canarias (Liga Endesa) agreed terms with 23-year old American power forward Mike Tobey (213-116kg-94, college: Virginia) from Valencia Basket. Tobey managed to play in three leagues in two countries last year. In three Liga Endesa games in Spain he had 5.3ppg and 4.7rpg. He also spent pre-season at the Hornets in NBA that year. But in two games he recorded just 1.0ppg and 1.5rpg. The other team Tobey played that season for was another team Greensboro Swarm in U.S. NBA-G-League where in 35 games he averaged 12.0ppg, 9.0rpg, 1.0apg and 1.3bpg.
The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others he played in the final of ACC Tournament in 2016. Tobey was also voted All-ACC Sixth Man of the Year in 2015 at his college time.
Tobey represented USA at the World Championships U19 in Prague (Czech Republic) four years ago. His team won Gold and his stats at that event were 8 games: 4.8ppg, 4.8rpg.
Tobey graduated from University of Virginia in 2016 and it is his second season as a professional player.
Iberostar Tenerife CB Canarias roster for 2017-2018:
Guard:
Davin White
Forwards:
Tim Abromaitis
Rosco Allen
Center:
Mike Tobey
Coach: Nenad Markovic
By Eurobasket Data Center
Check also Complete Transfers List in Spain

  Basketball Champions League - Elias Lasisi (ex Le Portel) joins Oostende  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Telenet BC Oostende (Euromillions League) added to their roster 25-year old Belgian international swingman Elias Lasisi (192-92). He played last season at ESSM Le Portel Cote d'Opale in French ProA. Lasisi managed to play in three leagues in two countries last year. In 17 ProA games he had 6.6ppg, 2.2rpg and 1.1apg. He also played that season for Limburg United where in 13 Euromillions League games he recorded 7.8ppg, 2.0rpg and 1.9apg. Lasisi also played 6 games in FIBA Europe Cup where he averaged 10.2ppg, 2.2rpg and 2.3apg.
His team made it to the League Semifinals in 2016.
Lasisi has been also a member of Belgian international program for some years. He has regularly played for Belgian senior team since 2014 and previously for U18 National Team back in 2010.
Lasisi represented Belgium at the European Championships U20 Division B in Sofia seventeen years ago. His stats at that event were 6 games: 13.2ppg, 3.8rpg, 2.0apg, 1.2spg, FGP: 50.0%, 3PT-2 (51.6%), FT-3 (87.5%).
Lasisi has played previously for three other Belgian teams: Leuven Bears, Kangoeroes and St-Niklase.
Telenet BC Oostende roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Dusan Djordjevic
Elias Lasisi
D.J. Newbill
Forwards:
Jean Salumu
Chase Fieler
Vincent Kesteloot
Luka Kotrulja
Center:
Tim Lambrecht
By Eurobasket Data Center
Check also Complete Transfers List in Belgium

  Basketball Champions League - Ronnqvist re-signs at BC Lulea  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

BC Lulea (Basketligan) confirmed in their roster 27-year old point guard Adam Ronnqvist (181-78kg-90). He has played there for the last five seasons. In 45 Basketligan games he recorded 12.7ppg, 2.4rpg and 3.2apg last season. Ronnqvist helped them to win the league title (twice) (also twice). A very spectacular season in his career as he was voted to Eurobasket.com All-Swedish Basketligan Honorable Mention and All-Domestic Players Team.
He represented Sweden at the European Championships U18 Division B in Debrecen (Hungary) nine years ago. His stats at that event were 8 games: 3.1ppg.
Ronnqvist has played previously professionally also in Norway (Baerum Basket) and Sweden (Lulea Steelers, BG Lulea and LF Future).
BC Lulea roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Adam Ronnqvist
Brandon Rozzell
Quinton Upshur
Forwards:
Yannick Anzuluni
Anton Kobylak-Berglund
Center:
Brice Massamba
By Eurobasket Data Center
Check also Complete Transfers List in Sweden

  Bosnia - Elite adds McClure to their roster, ex Igokea  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Arkansas Elite added to their roster 26-year old guard Deshone McClure (190-79kg-91, college: Cent.Arkansas). The last time (14-15) he played at Igokea in Bosnia and Herzegovina Division I.
Three years ago McClure was drafted by Texas Legends (D-League) in fifth round (80th overall).
The former Central Arkansas standoutis in his fourth season in pro basketball.
The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others McClure won Bosnia and Herzegovina Cup in 2015.
By Eurobasket Data Center
Check also Complete Transfers List in USBA

  Brazil - Faverani could come back to UCAM Murcia  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Universidad Catolica de Murcia CB (Liga Endesa) is close to ink 29-year old Brazilian center Vitor Faverani (212-118kg-88) who played last time at FC Barcelona Lassa. It will actually be his comeback to UCAM Murcia as he has played here before. He managed to play in three leagues last year (!!!). In 6 Liga Endesa games he recorded 9.2ppg and 5.0rpg. Faverani helped them to make it to the semifinals. He also played 9 games in Euroleague where he averaged 7.7ppg and 4.2rpg. The other team Faverani played that season for was UCAM Murcia. In 15 Liga Endesa games he had 9.7ppg and 4.5rpg. He also played 10 games in Eurocup where he got 11.0ppg, 4.0rpg and 1.5apg.
Among other achievements Faverani's team won Israeli Cup in 2016. He received also Eurobasket.com All-Spanish LEB Gold Import Player of the Year award back in 2011. Faverani was a member of Brazilian Senior National Team in 2013.
He is a very experienced player. Faverani has quite traveled the world as his pro career brought him to six different countries on three different continents (Europe, Latin America and of course North America). Faverani has played previously professionally in Italy, NBA (Boston Celtics), Spain (Valencia Basket, Zaragoza, Gipuzkoa and Clinicas Rincon), Israel (Maccabi Fox Tel-Aviv), Brazil (Araraquara) and NBA G League (Maine Red Claws).
His game is described as: A powerful pivot with great moves inside. Yet a "beast" defensively, he has improved his offensive skill, becoming a very good scoring center.
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
Check also Complete Transfers List in Spain

  Canada - Betaland Cdo may add Justin Edwards to their roster  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Betaland Capo d'Orlando (Serie A) is about to sign 25-year old Canadian guard Justin Edwards (190-91kg-92, college: Kansas State) who played last time at TLI-Alba Fehervar in Hungary. In 35 A Division games he had 14.3ppg, 4.2rpg, 3.1apg and 1.3spg last season. He helped them to win the league title (twice) and the cup (also twice). A very impressive season as he was named to Eurobasket.com Hungarian League All-Imports Team, 2nd Team and to the All-Star Game. Edwards also played 12 games in FIBA Europe Cup where he recorded very remarkable stats: 16.9ppg, 4.3rpg, 3.8apg and 1.9spg (in top 5).
Edwards was a member of Canadian University National Team in 2013.
He graduated from Kansas State in 2016 and it is his second season as a professional player.
Betaland Capo d'Orlando roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Gary Talton
Mario Ihring
Forwards:
Jakub Wojciechowski
Arnoldas Kulboka
Center:
Andrea Donda
By Eurobasket Data Center
Check also Complete Transfers List in Italy

  China - Fredette re-signs at Sharks  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Shanghai Sharks (CBA) confirmed in their roster 28-year old American point guard Jimmer Fredette (188-89kg-89, college: BYU). He was a team leader there last season. In 41 CBA games he was the best scorer with impressive 37.6ppg and averaged 8.2rpg, 4.2apg and 1.6spg. A very spectacular season in his career as he was voted Asia-Basket.com All-Chinese CBA Player of the Year, Import Player of the Year and Guard of the Year.
The previous (15-16) season Fredette played at another team Knicks in U.S. NBA-G-League where in 42 games he had very remarkable stats: 21.1ppg, 4.4rpg, 5.0apg and 1.7spg. He helped them to end the regular season as a second best team in D-League Atlantic Division. Quite impressive season as he was named to USBasket.com All-D-League 2nd Team, All-Star Game 3-Point Shootout and to the D-League All-Star Game.
In 2011 Fredette was drafted by Milwaukee Bucks (NBA) in first round (10th overall). He attended Brigham Young University and it will be his seventh season in pro basketball.
The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Fredette played in the final of MWC Tournament in 2008 and 2011. He was also voted All-MWC Player of the Year back in 2011 at his college time.
Fredette has played also professionally for other NBA teams like New Orleans Pelicans, Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, San Antonio Spurs and Sacramento Kings.
He could be described: (by Tyler Ingle for NBADraft.net in 2011)
Wide array of ways to put the ball in the basket ... Great size and strength for a point guard ... Strong finisher around the rim ... Uncanny shooting ability. Struggles to close out on shooters ... As the primary offensive option on his team, he hasn't proven he can be a pass-first point guard
.
By Eurobasket Data Center
Check also Complete Transfers List in China

  Croatia - Zabok name Ivan Perincic new coach, promotes Dragutin Crnjevic to sports director  - by Zeljko Zule - 4 hours ago

Ivan Perincic will be the next head coach of Zabok.
He will sign a one-year deal and will replace Dragutin Crnjevic who was head coach of Zabok for last 20 years.
Perincic arrives from Cedevita, where he spent last three seasons as a junior team coach. Perincic, a former player of Zabok from 2010 through 2012, also has served as an assistant coach of the Croatian U20 national team at the 2016 European Championship Division B in Greece.
Dragutin Crnjevic will become sports director of Zabok.

  Croatia - Anwil keeps Josip Sobin for another season  - by Greg - 4 hours ago

Anwil Wloclawek (PLK) re-signed 28-year old Croatian international center Josip Sobin (203-89, agency: Alti Sport). He played there last season. In 37 PLK games he averaged 10.9ppg, 6.4rpg, 1.6apg and 1.1spg. Sobin helped them to win the regular season. They also played in the Cup final. It was a very successful season in his career as he was selected to Eurobasket.com All-Polish League Honorable Mention.
The previous (15-16) season Sobin played at Baloncesto Fuenlabrada in Spanish Liga Endesa where in 36 games he had 6.5ppg and 3.1rpg.
Sobin has played also professionally for other Croatian teams like KK Split, KK_Zadar and Trogir.
Anwil Wloclawek roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Kamil Laczynski
Myles McKay
Forwards:
Pawel Leonczyk
Michal Nowakowski
Jaroslaw Zyskowski
Center:
Josip Sobin
Coach: Igor Milicic
By Eurobasket Data Center
Check also Complete Transfers List in Poland

  El Salvador - Raymond Miller joins Quezaltepeque  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Quezaltepeque Biomedical (Liga MB) agreed terms with 29-year old American power forward Raymond Miller (204-103kg-88, college: CS Fullerton) from Halcones. In 24 Liga MB games in El Salvador he had very impressive stats: 15.8ppg, 15.4rpg (#4 in the league), 2.1apg and 4.2bpg last season. A very spectacular year in his career as he was selected Latinbasket.com All-El Salvador Liga Mayor Torneo Apertura Center of the Year, named to 1st Team and named to All-Imports Team.
Miller played in the final of El Salvador Liga Mayor Clausura in 2016.
He is quite experienced player. Miller's career allowed him to visit four different continents. He tasted the life as pro basketball player in Europe, Asia, Latin America and of course North America. Miller has played previously professionally in Germany (BG 89 Rotenburg/Scheessel), Honduras (Banco Atlantida), Oman (As Seeb) and MPBA (Bloomington Express and Chicago Windy City Groove).
He attended California State University, Fullerton until 2010 and it will be his eighth season as a professional player.
By Eurobasket Data Center (via @LMBestadisticas)
Check also Complete Transfers List in El Salvador

  France - La Charite lands Austen Rowland  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

La Charite Basket 58 landed experienced 36-year old American point guard Austen Rowland (186-85kg-81, college: Lehigh, agency: Inception Sports). He played most recently at Boulogne in French ProB. In 9 games he averaged 13.0ppg, 3.3rpg, 5.0apg and 1.2spg in 2015-16 season. NM2 will be definitely a better match and he can see more playing time. Rowland also played that season for Lapuan_Korikobrat in Finnish Korisliiga where in 13 games he had very impressive stats: 19.8ppg, 5.1rpg, 5.8apg and 1.6spg. The other team he played shortly was Kouvot (Korisliiga) in Finland. In 7 games he recorded 14.4ppg, 4.0rpg, 3.7apg and 1.4spg.
Among other achievements Rowland's team made it to the French Cup Final Four in 2013. He received also Eurobasket.com All-French ProB 2nd Team award back in 2014.
Rowland is a very experienced player. He has played also professionally in Austria (Furstenfeld Panthers), Germany (Gladiators, ratiopharm Ulm, Giessen 46ers and Science City Jena), France (ALM Evreux, Le Portel and Orchesien BC) and USBL Eastern Div. (Pennsylvania V).
Rowland is close to retirement age as a player. It may be one of last seasons in his extensive career, which he may end at La Charite.
Rowland attended Lehigh University until 2004 and it will be his 14th (!!!) season in pro basketball.
By Eurobasket Data Center
Check also Complete Transfers List in France

  France - Zimmy Nwogbo (ex Platense) agreed terms with Brissac-Aubance  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Brissac-Aubance Basket (NM1) inked 26-year old American (has also Nigerian passport) forward Zimmy Nwogbo (201-98kg-91, college: Cedarville, agency: Duran International). He played most recently at Platense in Argentinian TNA league, but was released by the team in Jan.'17. In 10 games he recorded 14.3ppg, 6.7rpg and 1.0apg last season.
The previous (15-16) season Nwogbo played at Castello in Spanish LEB Gold where in 27 games he averaged 9.1ppg, 4.3rpg, 1.1apg and 1.0spg.
He has played also professionally in Spain (Cocinas.com).
Nwogbo attended Cedarville University until 2013 and it will be his fifth season in pro basketball.
By Eurobasket Data Center
Check also Complete Transfers List in France

  France - Duzce Belediye signs Corin Henry, ex Evreux  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Duzce Belediye (TBL) signed 29-year old American point guard Corin Henry (178-88, college: Tarleton State, agency: Octagon Europe). He played last season at ALM Evreux Basket in French ProB. In 39 games he had very impressive stats: 16.1ppg, 2.9rpg, 5.3apg and 2.3spg. Henry helped them to make it to the semifinals. Quite impressive season as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-French ProB 1st Team and All-Imports Team.
The previous (2016) summer he played at Sabres in Australian SEABL where in 15 games he recorded 12.4ppg, 3.9rpg, 3.5apg and 1.5spg in 2016 season.
The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Henry's team won LSC South Division Regular Season in 2011. He was also voted All-LSC LSC South Division Defensive Player of the Year back in 2011 at his college time.
Henry is quite experienced player. He has played in five different countries on three different continents (Europe, Australia and of course North America). Henry has played previously professionally in Bulgaria (Rilski), Denmark (Naestved), New Zealand (Pistons), Sweden (KFUM Jamtland) and Australia (Kings).
He attended Tarleton State until 2011 and it will be his seventh season as a professional player.
Duzce Belediye roster for 2017-2018:
Baris Yalman
Genco Ozan Dilik
Eren Ocakturk
Berkay Demirci
Ayberk Guleryuz
Corin Henry
Tamer Erden
By Eurobasket Data Center (via @OctagonBballEU)
Check also Complete Transfers List in Turkey

  Germany - Andy' Mazurczak Joins BV Chemnitz  - by Miles Schmidt-Scheuber - 4 hours ago

Pro A team BV Chemnitz have found their point guard for the following season with Andy Mazurczak. Andy Mazurczak is a 23 year old 188cm point guard that ha sthe Polish/American citzenship and is from Norridge, Illinois that will be going into his second professional season. He is a classic combo guard with great 1 vs.1 skills, top level ball handling and dribbling. He's very quick and smart. He has developed his three point accuracy over the last two years. Last season as a professional rookie, he played for Enosi Kalathosfairisis Kavalas (Greece-A2) playing 32 games averaging 12.9ppg, 4.0rpg, 4.6apg, Steals-5 (1.5spg), FGP: 51.3%, 3PT: 43.7%, FT: 83.3%. He recently was part of the Polish national team and ex ratiopharm Ulm head coach and current Polish nationla coach Mike Taylor recommended him BV Chmenitz. "He has strong ball handling, a good eye and a high basketball IQ. He can score from all over an dhe is burning to mka ethe next step here. He has exactly the qualities that we need and his versatility will be valuable for us. WE feel that he will successfully lead the team", warned head coach Rodrigo Pastore.




  Germany - Thomas Stoll Pulls Another EX NBA Player From His Hat For ratiopharm Ulm With Toure Murry  - by Miles Schmidt-Scheuber - 4 hours ago

The ex NBA players continue to arrive in Ulm in droves as manager Thomas Stoll has done it again pulling another NBA trick out of his basketball magician's hat making the EasyCredit BBL in Germany a bit more visible again as he brought in the second ex NBA player this season after Luke Harangody with Toure Murry (196-G-89, college: Wichita St.) who stepped on the floor in the NBA 56 times. Murry is a 28 year old 196cm guard/forward from Houston, Texas that will play his sixth professional season and first in Germany. To Ulm he brings extensive NBA and European experience as he played for the New York Knicks, Utah Jazz and Washington Wizards and in Europe has showcased his basketball abilities in Israel and Turkey. Last season he played for Yesilgiresun Belediye (Turkey-BSL)playing 6 games avergaing 8.3ppg, 3.7rpg, 3.0apg, 1.2spg, FGP: 41.4%, 3PT: 26.3%, FT: 78.6%. "Toure is an unbelievable versatile player that can play three positions. He was looking for a stable position and I am confident that he will feel comfortable with us and blossom", warned head coach Thorsten Leibenath.

Murry started his basketball career at home in Texas at Klein Forest HS before heading out west to Wichita St. (NCAA) in 2008 where he would play an illustrious 4 year career there playing a total of 139 games and as a senior played 33 games avergaing 12.2ppg, 4.7rpg, 3.3apg, 1.3spg, FGP: 44.9%, 3PT: 28.6%, FT: 78.9%. He finished career at WSU ranked first overall in games played (139) and assists (430), second in steals (180) and 11th in points scored (1,539). His bests coring games as a senior were against Temple and N iowa where he nailed 24 points home.

He started his professional basketball career in 2012 with the NBA Pro Summer League in Las Vegas (Los Angeles Lakers) playing 4 games avergaing 2.5ppg, 1.8rpg. He was drafted by the Austin Toros (D-League, 1rd, 15). He then started his professional basketball career with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers (D-League) where he was a teammate with Tim Ohlbrecht and he played 52 gamesa vergaing 9.0ppg, 2.8rpg, 3.0apg, 1.8spg, FGP: 49.1%, 3PT: 36.7%, FT: 69.2%. In the summer of 2013 he was invited to the NBA Pro Summer League in Orlando (Houston Rockets) and Las Vegas (New York Knicks) playing 5 games avergaing 7.6ppg, 3.4rpg, 2.6apg, 1.2spg. In the 2013-2014 season he reached the NBA playing with the Erie Bay Hawks (D-League) and New York Knicks (NBA) playing 50 games avergaing 2.8ppg. In the 2014-2015 season he palyed with the Idaho Stampede (D-League) playing 7 games avergaing 13.6ppg, 5.6rpg, 4.4apg, 2.1spg, FGP: 46.8%, 3PT: 17.6%, FT: 70.6%, in Jan.'15 signed at Utah Jazz (NBA): 1 game: 0pts, released later that month, later that month signed at Rio Grande Valley Vipers (D-League) playing 16 games averaging 12.6ppg, 6.4rpg, 6.6apg, 1.3spg, FGP: 48.0%, 3PT: 28.0%, FT: 75.9%, in Mar.'15 signed at Washington Wizards (NBA) playing 3 games avergaing 2.0ppg. In the summer of 2015 he partcipated at the NBA Pro Summer League in Las Vegas (Washington Wizards) and then played with the Texas Legends (D-League) playing 36 games averaging 12.1ppg, 4.4rpg, 5.2apg, 1.7spg, FGP: 43.3%, 3PT: 33.5%, FT: 66.0%, in Mar.'16 signed at Sioux Falls Skyforce (D-League): 16 games: 7.4ppg, 2.4rpg, 2.3apg, FGP: 50.0%, 3PT: 42.2%, FT: 47.1%. In the summer of 2016 he played at the NBA Pro Summer League in Las Vegas again this time with the (Minnesota Timberwolves) where he was a finalist playing 8 games avergaing 6.4ppg, 3.0rpg, 2.8apg, 1.3spg.

Awards and achievements in his basketball career have been MVC All-Newcomer Team -09, MVC All-Freshman Team -09, MVC Regular Season Runner-Up -10, 11, MVC Tournament Finalist -10, All-MVC Honorable Mention -10, 12, MVC All-Defensive Team -10, 12, MVC Tournament Semifinals -11, 12
All-MVC 2nd Team -11, NABC Division I All-District 16 2nd Team -11, NIT Champion -11, MVC Regular Season Champion -12, USBasket.com D-League All-Rookie 3rd Team -13, USBasket.com D-League All-Defensive 2nd Team -13, D-League West Conference Runner-Up -13, D-League Champion -13, 16
D-League Showcase Cup Winner -16, and D-League Central Division Champion -16.

Source:ratiopharm Ulm

  Germany - Donte Nicholas Moves To Iserlohn  - by Miles Schmidt-Scheuber - 4 hours ago

Pro B team Iserlohn have completed their roster with Donte Nicholas (196-F-87, college: Fresno Pacific). Donte Nicholas is a 196cm swing man from Washington DC that carries extensive basketball experience having played in the States in various college leagues as well as a professional in Australia and Great Britain. He is 30 years old and last season balled for the Plymouth University Raiders (United Kingdom-BBL) playing 33 games averaging 15.3ppg, 6.7rpg, 3.4apg, Steals-5 (2.1spg), FGP: 54.7%, 3PT: 38.6%, FT: 75.8%. He brings the whole package for his size and position as he can fill up the stat sheet and is a brilliant defender and already has fascinated his new club with words. "My intensity is one of my biggest strengths in my game. I will do all I can for every second for the team to be successful", stressed Donte Nicholas. But his intelligent words of wisdom continue as he talks like a coach who has been around for 20 years. "A good team chemistry is the basis for teams to be able to play together successfully. As soon as the groove is there, there is no stopping the team. My goals with Iserlohn are simple. I want to win everything which is possible. I know that it is easier said than done, but if you don't want to be successful then you shouldn't compete", warned Donte Nicholas.

Last season with the Plymouth University Raiders (United Kingdom-BBL), the American scored in double figures in 27 games and had 20 points or more eight times. His best scoring games were against Newcastle with 30 and 26 points. He also had other top games scoring 23 points against the London Lions, 22 points against Surrey and 21 points against Leeds. He also registered trhee double doubles including a 16 point 17 rebound outburst against Leicester. His new team iserlohn are more than thrilled to have gotten such a talented player, but also a player with that winner mentality. "He is our third guy we have that has experience. I am thrilled that we could get him and I am sure that he will be one of the best players in the Pro B", warned Iserlohn manager Michael Dahmen.

The American started his basketball career at Oakton HS before embarking his college career and playing at three schools. His tour commenced at Montgomery College-Rockville CC (JUCO) in 2007 and then moved to Metro St. (NCAA2) and in his second year played 30 games averaging 10.3ppg, 3.6rpg, 1.6apg, 1.7spg, FGP: 56.4%, 3PT: 44.0%, FT: 66.7%. In his junior season at Metro St. (NCAA2) he played 31 games averaging 17.5ppg, 6.2rpg, 2.5apg, 1.9spg, FGP: 44.7%, 3PT: 38.9%, FT: 76.4%. He played his senior season at Fresno Pacific (NAIA) playing 21 games averaging 19.7ppg, 7.1rpg, 3.8apg, 1.7spg, FGP: 52.9%, 3PT: 32.6%, FT: 76.9%. He began his professional basketball career in 2013 with the Rockville Victors (APBL) averaging 25ppg, 7rpg, 4apg, 2spg, FGP: 60%. He then played two seaspns with the Albury Wodonga Bandits (Australia-SEABL) playing 25 games averaging 17.7ppg, 8.1rpg, 2.6apg, Steals-1 (2.9spg), FGP: 53.5%, 3PT: 37.7%, FT: 66.0% and in his second season played 26 games averaging 20.0ppg, 8.4rpg, 2.9apg, 2.6spg, FGP: 47.1%, 3PT: 29.2%, FT: 81.0%.

Awards and achievements in his basketball career have been RMAC East Division Regular Season Champion -09, RMAC Tournament Winner -09, 10
RMAC All-Tournament Team -09, 10, All-RMAC East Division 3rd Team -09, Daktronics NCAA Division II All-Central Region 2nd Team -10
RMAC East Division Regular Season Co-Champion -10, RMAC All-Tournament MVP -10, All-RMAC East Division 1st Team -10, APBL Patriot Div. Regular Season Champion -14, APBL Semifinals -14, Australian SEABL-East Regular Season Champion -15, Australian SEABL Finalist -15, and British BBL Trophy Finalist -17.

Source:Iserlohn




  Greece - Thomas Amparas joins Karditsas  - by Chris Mammides - 4 hours ago

AS Karditsas (B) agreed terms with 23-year old point guard Thomas Amparas (190-94) from Koropi. Quite impressive season as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-Greek B League Honorable Mention.
Amparas represented Greece at the European Championships U16 in Bar (Montenegro) seven years ago. His stats at that event were 7 games: 4.0ppg, 2.4rpg, 1.4apg, 1.9spg.
Amparas has played previously for two other teams: PAOK Thessaloniki and Periko/Arhelaos.
AS Karditsas roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Dimitrios Kompodietas
Sokratis Psaropoulos
Thomas Amparas
Christos Zoitsakos
Forwards:
Serafeim Theos
Thanos Kamariotis
Center:
Vangelis Papadopoulos

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  Israel - Star Hotshots ink Cinmeon Bowers, ex Galil Elion  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Purefoods Star Hotshots (PBA) signed 24-year old American forward Cinmeon Bowers (201-118kg-93, college: Auburn). He played last season at Galil Elion in Israeli National League. In 30 games he had very impressive stats: 18.1ppg, 8.9rpg and 2.3apg. Great season as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-Israeli National League Honorable Mention.
Bowers' team made it to the SEC Tournament Semifinals in 2015.
He graduated from Auburn University in 2016 and it will be his second season as a professional player.
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  Israel - ET Land signs Josh Selby, ex Maccabi K/G  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Inchon ET Land Elephants (KBL) signed 26-year old American point guard Josh Selby (188-88kg-91, college: Kansas, agency: HMS). He played last season at Maccabi Kiryat Gat in Israeli Winner League. In 20 games he was third best scorer with impressive 17.5ppg and averaged 2.9rpg, 4.4apg and 1.1spg. A very impressive season as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-Israeli League Honorable Mention and to the All-Star Game. Selby also spent pre-season at Balikesir (BSL) in Turkish league that year.
He has tried to make it to the NBA and played in the NBA Pro Summer League in 2013.
Selby's college team won Big 12 Tournament in 2011.
He is quite experienced player. Selby has played in six different countries on three different continents (Europe, Asia and of course North America). He has played previously professionally in China (Eagles), Croatia (Cedevita), NBA (Cleveland Cavaliers and Memphis Grizzlies), NBA G League (Reno Bighorns, Maine Red Claws and Canton Charge) and Turkey (Socar Petkim).
Selby attended University of Kansas until 2011 and it will be his seventh season as a professional player.
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  Italy - Berme Viola Basket Reggio Calabria agreed terms with Marco Passera  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Berme Viola Basket Reggio Calabria (Serie A2) agreed on terms with experienced 35-year old former international point guard Marco Passera (180-74kg-82) from Latina Basket. In 13 Serie A2 games he averaged 5.2ppg, 3.2rpg and 2.8apg last season. Passera also played that season for Germani (Serie A). But in 6 games he had just 0.5ppg.
Among other achievements he won Italian Serie A2 championship title in 2016. Passera received also Eurobasket.com Italian Lega2 All-Newcomers Team award back in 2009. He was a member of Italian Senior National Team back in 2003.
Passera has spent his entire career in Italy playing for eight other teams: Openjobmetis VA, Imola, Vigevano, Chieti, Betaland Cdo, Vanoli Cremona, Varese Robur and Piacenza Basket Club.
Passera is close to retirement age as a player. It may be one of last seasons in his extensive career, which he may end at Berme Viola Basket Reggio Calabria.
Let's have closer look into Passera's outlook: A quickly improving PG, who could reach soon the elite level. He's tiny and very quick, but he's also a coach son (his dad is Franco Passera) and this helped a lot in completing his skills. Can score from outside and outside, passes very well and is very hard to stop, thanks to his ability to dish the ball in traffic. Not a case that his preferite player is Gianmarco Pozzecco....
Berme Viola Basket Reggio Calabria roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Marco Passera
Chris Roberts
Forwards:
Agustin Fabi
Lorenzo Benvenuti
Coach: Marco Calvani
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  Italy - Martini re-signs at Ozzano  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

New Flying Balls Ozzano dell Emilia (Serie C Gold) confirmed in their roster 32-year old forward Aldo Martini (201-105kg-85). He played there last season. He helped them to make it to the group final after they ended regular season as second best team.
The previous (15-16) season Martini played at Despar 4Torri Ferrara. He contributed to his team making it to the group semifinals.
Martini has played previously for Bologna.
New Flying Balls Ozzano dell Emilia roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Nunzio Corcelli
Mario Chiusolo
Aaron Lalanne
Mattia Masre
Forwards:
Aldo Martini
Marco Morara
Francesco Magagnoli
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  Italy - Pozzuoli keeps Errico for another season  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

G.M.A. Pozzuoli re-signed 27-year old forward Salvatore Francesco Errico (192-90). He has played there for the last ten seasons.
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  Italy - Marco Cusin may agree terms with Germani Basket Brescia  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Germani Basket Brescia (Serie A) is close to land 32-year old international center Marco Cusin (211-109kg-85, agency: Interperformances) who played last time at Scandone Avellino. In 32 Serie A games he averaged 4.6ppg and 4.9rpg last season. He helped them to make it to the Supercup final and to the league semifinals. Cusin also played 12 games in Basketball Champions League where he had 5.2ppg, 3.3rpg and 1.3bpg.
The previous (15-16) season he played at Vanoli Cremona. In 33 Serie A games he recorded 9.4ppg and 5.7rpg. Cusin contributed to his team making it to the Italian Cup Semifinals.
Among other achievements his team won Italian Supercup in 2015. Cusin received also Eurobasket.com Italian SerieA All-Domestic Players Team award back in 2012.
He has been also a member of Italian international program for some years. Cusin has regularly played for Italian senior team since 2004 and previously for U20 National Team between 2003 and 2005.
He also represented Italy at the European Championships two years ago. His stats at that event were 8 games: 2.6ppg, 2.3rpg.
Cusin has played previously for seven other teams: MIA-RO Cantu, VL Pesaro, Alma Trieste, Fabriano, Banco di Srd, Kleb Basket Ferrara and Fabriano.
His game is described as: Can play the 4 and the 5 positions, runs well the court, passes the ball well; has the athletic skills to become a star player in a year or two, but needs to improve defensively and to add experience and playing time;.
Germani Basket Brescia roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Luca Vitali
Michele Vitali
Lee Moore
Forwards:
Brian Sacchetti
Marcus Landry
Abdel Fall
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  Italy - Sidoti re-signs at Patti  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Sport e Cultura Patti (Serie B) confirmed in their roster 24-year old point guard Antonino Sidoti (182-93). He has played there for the last three seasons. In 28 Serie B games he recorded 9.0ppg, 1.5rpg and 1.5apg last season.
Sidoti has played previously for FP Sport Messina.
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  Jamaica - Duzce Belediye tabs Kyle Hunt  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Duzce Belediye (TBL) inked 28-year old American (has also Jamaican passport) power forward Kyle Hunt (208-104kg-89, college: Oklahoma S&A, agency: Octagon Europe) from Yalova Bld. In 34 TBL games in Turkey he averaged impressive 18.0ppg, 7.5rpg, 1.1apg and 1.0spg last season. A very good year in his career as he was selected to Eurobasket.com All-Turkish TBL Honorable Mention.
The previous (15-16) season Hunt played at Halifax Hurricanes in Canadian NBL Canada where in 52 games he had 14.3ppg and 6.1rpg. It was a very successful season in his career as he was selected to USBasket.com All-NBL Canada Honorable Mention.
In 2013 (a year after he left the college) Hunt was drafted by Austin Toros (D-League) in first round (12th overall).
He attended University of Science and Arts (NAIA) until 2012 and it will be his sixth season in pro basketball.
Hunt received All-NAIA D1 1st Team award back in 2012 at his college time.
Hunt is a very experienced player. He has quite traveled the world as his pro career brought him to five different countries on three different continents (Latin America, Australia and of course North America). Hunt has played previously professionally in Argentina (Alianza Viedma and Estudiantes Concordia), Australia (Chargers), Mexico (Pioneros), Uruguay (Olimpia) and NBA G League (Austin Spurs).
Duzce Belediye roster for 2017-2018:
Baris Yalman
Genco Ozan Dilik
Eren Ocakturk
Berkay Demirci
Ayberk Guleryuz
Corin Henry
Kyle Hunt
Tamer Erden
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  Latvia - Alexander Perez Kaufmann (ex San Lorenzo) signs at VEF Riga  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Defending champion VEF Riga (LBL) landed 24-year old Mexican point guard Alexander Perez Kaufmann (191-93, agency: Pro Sports). He played most recently at San Lorenzo in Argentinian LigaA. Perez Kaufmann managed to play in three leagues in two countries last year (!!!). In 19 LigaA games he averaged 5.9ppg, 2.7rpg and 2.5apg. He helped them to win the league title (twice) (also twice). Perez Kaufmann also played that season for Soles in Mexican LNBP where in 21 games he had very impressive stats: 15.4ppg, 4.3rpg, 7.0apg (leader !!!) and 1.1spg (in top 2). He contributed to his team making it to the final after they ended regular season as second best team. It was a very successful season in his career as he was selected to Latinbasket.com All-Mexican LNBP 2nd Team and All-Domestic Players Team. The other team Perez Kaufmann played that season for was Maccabi Haifa (Winner League) in Israel. In 11 games he recorded 10.7ppg, 2.4rpg, 4.7apg (leader !!!) and 1.9spg (in top 2).
And here thanks to pro basketball Perez Kaufmann experienced life on three different continents. He is familiar with European, Latin American and of course North American leagues. Perez Kaufmann has played previously professionally in Venezuela (Bucaneros).
VEF Riga roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Artis Ate
Antwan Scott
Alexander Perez_Kaufmann
Center:
Klavs Cavars
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  NBA - Marreese Speights joins the Magic  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Orlando Magic agreed terms with 30-year old power forward Marreese Speights (208-111kg-87, college: Florida). He played last season at LA Clippers. In 89 NBA games he had 8.5ppg and 4.4rpg.
The previous (15-16) season Speights played at the Warriors where in 95 NBA games he recorded 6.8ppg and 3.0rpg.
In 2008 Speights was drafted by Philadelphia 76ers in first round (16th overall). He attended University of Florida and it will be his tenth season in pro basketball.
Speights was voted Orlando Pro Summer League 2nd Team back in 2009.
He has played previously for two other teams: Cleveland Cavaliers and Phi.76ers.
Orlando Magic roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Shelvin Mack
Jonathan Simmons
Forward:
Marreese Speights
Center:
Khem Birch
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  Poland - Kamil Chanas joins Polonia Leszno  - by Greg - 4 hours ago

Jamalex Polonia 1912 Leszno (1Liga) added to their roster 32-year old ex-international shooting guard Kamil Chanas (190-85). He played last season at Stal Ostrow (PLK). In 42 games he had 4.2ppg and 1.5rpg. Chanas helped them to make it to the semifinals.
The previous (15-16) season he played at Slask (TBL) where in 28 games he recorded 6.9ppg, 2.1rpg and 1.1apg. Chanas also played 10 games in FIBA Europe Cup where he averaged 7.7ppg and 2.2rpg.
The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others he won Polish League championship title in 2013 and 2015. Chanas was selected to Polish League All-Star Game back in 2012.
Chanas has played previously for six other teams: Anwil, Stelmet, Gornik, PGE Turow, Polpharma and Slask 3 Wroclaw.
Jamalex Polonia 1912 Leszno roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Kamil Chanas
Stanferd Sanny
Nikodem Sirijatowicz
Jakub Kobel
Forwards:
Adam Kaczmarzyk
Maciej Rostalski
Radoslaw Trubacz
Centers:
Szymon Milczynski
Przemyslaw Wrona
Coach: Lukasz Grudniewski
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  Portugal - Joao Grosso joins Ovarense  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Ovarense Dolce Vita (LPB) added to their roster 23-year old forward Joao Grosso (196-94). He played last season at FC Porto (LPB), but left the team in May.'17. In 31 games he had 3.1ppg and 1.4rpg. Grosso also played 3 games in FIBA Europe Cup where he recorded 3.0ppg, 1.7rpg and 1.0apg.
The previous (15-16) season he played at Barcelos Hotel Terco. In 34 LPB games he averaged 7.0ppg and 4.0rpg. Grosso helped them to make it to the Supercup final.
He represented Portugal at the European Championships U20 Division B in Sarajevo (Bosnia) three years ago. His stats at that event were 8 games: 7.6ppg, 4.4rpg, FGP: 42.9%, 3PT: 33.3%.
Grosso has played also professionally in Spain (Leyma Basquet and Leyma Basquet Coruna II).
Ovarense Dolce Vita roster for 2017-2018:
Guard:
Pedro Pinto
Forwards:
Andre Pinto
Cristovao Cordeiro
Joao Grosso
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  Russia - Igor Smygin joins Spartak Primorie Vladivostok  - by Alex Rovenskyi - 4 hours ago

Spartak Primorie Vladivostok (Superleague 1) agreed terms with 30-year old ex-international swingman Igor Smygin (197-97kg-87) from Sakhalin. In 27 Superleague 1 games he had 8.8ppg, 3.6rpg, 1.1apg and 1.0spg last season. He helped them to make it to the cup final.
The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Smygin won Russian Superleague 1 championship title in 2016. He was also voted Eurobasket.com All-Russian Superleague Honorable Mention back in 2012.
Smygin was also a member of Russian international program for some years. He played for Russian Senior National Team two years ago and previously for U20 National Team between 2006 and 2007.
Smygin represented Russia at the World University Games in Shenzhen (China) six years ago. His team got to the Semifinals and his stats at that event were 5 games: 9.2ppg, 5.0rpg, 1.2apg, 2.0spg, FGP: 66.7%, 3PT: 25.0%, FT: 63.6%.
Smygin has played previously for eight other teams: Novosybirsk, Enisey, Khimki, Universitet Yugra, Samara 2nd team, BC Nizhny Novgorod, Standart Samara reg. Toliatti and BC Khimky Moscow Region 2nd team.
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  Russia - Fedorchuk re-signs at Univ.Surgut  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Universitet-Yugra Surgut (Superleague 1) confirmed in their roster 31-year old ex-international center Aleksey Fedorchuk (208-110kg-86, agency: Stanislav Ryzhov). He played there last season. In 29 Superleague 1 games he had 7.2ppg and 3.9rpg. Fedorchuk helped them to win the Superleague 1 title despite they ended the regular season at the second place.
The previous (15-16) season he played at Sakhalin (Superleague) where in 32 games he recorded 4.9ppg and 3.0rpg. Fedorchuk contributed to his team winning the regular season. He was a member of Russian Senior National Team two years ago.
Fedorchuk has played also professionally in Belarus (BSEU-GrandPrint), Estonia (TLU/Kalev) and Russia (Krasnie Krilya, Severstal, Pulkovo, LenVO St.Petersburg and Ural Ekaterinburg).
He could be described: Lefthanded sharpshooting center (his range is 25 feet) with good shotblocking ability.
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  Russia - Viktor Zaryazhko is a newcomer at Spartak Primorie Vladivostok  - by Alex Rovenskyi - 4 hours ago

Spartak Primorie Vladivostok (Superleague 1) strengthened their roster with addition of 25-year old guard Viktor Zaryazhko (195-85kg-92) from TEMP-SUMZ-UGMK Revda. In 15 Superleague 1 games he recorded 12.5ppg, 6.1rpg, 2.9apg and 1.5spg last season. He helped them to make it to the Russian Cup Semifinals. Zaryazhko also played that season for BC Ryazan where in 11 Superleague 1 games he averaged impressive 15.2ppg, 5.2rpg, 3.7apg and 1.5spg.
He played in the final of EuroChallenge in 2014.
Zaryazhko represented Russia at the World University Games in Gwangju (South Korea) two years ago. His team won Bronze and his stats at that event were 8 games: 5.4ppg, 2.5rpg, 1.5apg, 1.0spg, FGP: 40.0%, 3PT: 16.7%, FT: 64.3%.
Zaryazhko has played previously for six other teams: Spartak Vidnoye, Dynamo Moscow, Krasnie Krilya, BC Nizhny Novgorod, Zenit 2 and Zenit.
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  Slovenia - Tajfun Sentjur adds Pavle Boljkovac  - by Zeljko Zule - 4 hours ago

Tajfun Sentjur made their first addition for the upcoming season by signing Serbian Pavle Boljkovac (190-G-85) on a one-year deal.
Boljkovac started last season with Cypriot side Koopsor in North League (third tier) and in March moved to Bosnian side SKK Student Mostar, where he averaged 11,4 points in 13 Herceg-Bosnia League (second tier), helping club to the Championship title. Boljkovac already played in Slovenia during the 2012-13 season with Skofja Loka, averaging 7.5 points, 2.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.0 steals in 11 Slovenian League games.
Boljkovac started his pro carrer in Radnicki Jugopetrol in Serbia and has already played for Sabac plus Mavrovo in FYROM, Radnik Bijeljina, Leotar Trebinje, Gradjanski Bijeljina, Kakanj and SLoboda Tuzla in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Balkan Botevgrad and Chernomorets Burgas in Bulgaria and Ero Orebro in Sweden.

  Spain - Ndiaye re-signs at Univ.Burgos  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Universidad de Burgos (EBA) confirmed in their roster 29-year old center Gana Ndiaye (208-88). He played there last season. In 25 EBA games he recorded 9.0ppg and 6.4rpg.
The previous (15-16) season Ndiaye played at Torrelodones where in 23 EBA games he averaged just 2.2ppg and 2.3rpg.
His career allowed him to visit three different continents. Ndiaye tasted the life as pro basketball player in Europe, Latin America and of course North America. He has played previously professionally in Tunisia, Spain (Ourense, Askatuak, Quintanar and McDonald's) and Nicaragua (Matagalpa).
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  Spain - Caceres sign Olivier just out of college  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Caceres Patrimonio de la Humanidad (LEB Gold) signed Spaniard guard Pol Olivier (188-79kg). He just graduated from NW Nazarene (NCAA2). Olivier has played there for the last four years. He played 23 games where he had 7.8ppg, 2.9rpg and 2.8apg last season.
As mentioned above Olivier is just out of the college and it will be his first season as a pro.
His team made it to the GNAC Tournament Semifinals in 2015.
Caceres Patrimonio de la Humanidad roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Luis Parejo
Guillermo Corrales
Pol Olivier
Forwards:
Sergio Perez
Daniel Martinez
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  Spain - CAM E.Soler keeps Mullor for another season  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Ciudad Autonoma de Melilla Enrique Soler (EBA) re-signed Cristian Mullor. He played there last season. In only one EBA game he had 7 points, 1 rebound, 2 assists and 1 steal.
Ciudad Autonoma de Melilla Enrique Soler roster for 2017-2018:
Hector Manzano
Phillip Holm
Javier Gonzalez
Joe Graessle
Carlos Platero
Yusef Ahmed
Luis Garcia
Miguel Mora
Wasim El Otmani
Daniel Mateos
Cristian Mullor
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  Spain - Mateos re-signs at CAM E.Soler  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Ciudad Autonoma de Melilla Enrique Soler (EBA) confirmed in their roster Daniel Mateos. He played there last season. But in three EBA games he did not score anything and had only 1 rebound and 1 steal.
Mateos won EBA Group D Regular Season in 2017.
Ciudad Autonoma de Melilla Enrique Soler roster for 2017-2018:
Hector Manzano
Phillip Holm
Javier Gonzalez
Joe Graessle
Carlos Platero
Yusef Ahmed
Luis Garcia
Miguel Mora
Wasim El Otmani
Daniel Mateos
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  Spain - Ahmed re-signs at CAM E.Soler  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Ciudad Autonoma de Melilla Enrique Soler (EBA) confirmed in their roster 21-year old forward Yusef Ahmed (196-96). He has played there for the last four seasons. But in only one EBA game he did not score anything.
Ciudad Autonoma de Melilla Enrique Soler roster for 2017-2018:
Hector Manzano
Phillip Holm
Javier Gonzalez
Joe Graessle
Carlos Platero
Yusef Ahmed
Luis Garcia
Miguel Mora
Wasim El Otmani
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  Sweden - Angelo Griffis signs at Nassjo  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

KFUM Nassjo Basket (Basketligan) landed 25-year old American guard Angelo Griffis (196-91kg-92). He just graduated from Rochester College (NAIA). In 29 games he averaged impressive 20.8ppg, 7.6rpg and 3.0apg last season. It was a very successful year in his career as he was awarded All-AII Div.II Player of the Year, selected to All-AII Div.II 1st Team and selected to All-NAIA D2 3rd Team. He can count that season as a very successful as was awarded All-AII Div.II Player of the Year, selected to All-AII Div.II 1st Team and selected to All-USCAA D1 1st Team.
As mentioned above Griffis is just out of the college and it will be his first season in pro basketball.
Among other achievements his team won AII Div.II Regular Season in 2016.
KFUM Nassjo Basket roster for 2017-2018:
Guards:
Angelo Griffis
David Czerapowicz
Forwards:
Thomas Tshikaya
Kristian Ternell
Edin Hanusa
Coach: Felix Alonso
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  Sweden - Nassjo inks David Czerapowicz  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

KFUM Nassjo Basket (Basketligan) agreed terms with 18-year old naturalized American guard David Czerapowicz (189-99). He has played for the last two seasons at RIG Mark in the Basketettan. In 17 games he had 14.7ppg, 3.6rpg, 2.1apg and 1.2spg last season. Quite impressive year as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-Swedish BasketEttan Honorable Mention.
Despite young age Czerapowicz had great career. He was voted Eurobasket.com All-European Championships U16 Division B 1st Team in 2015.
He represented Sweden at the European Championships U16 Division B in Sofia (Bulgaria) two years ago. Czerapowicz's team won Bronze and his stats at that event were 9 games: Score-5 (16.0ppg), 4.7rpg, 1.8apg, 1.3spg, FGP: 49.0%, 3PT: 33.3%, FT: 81.3%.
KFUM Nassjo Basket roster for 2017-2018:
Guard:
David Czerapowicz
Forwards:
Thomas Tshikaya
Kristian Ternell
Edin Hanusa
Coach: Felix Alonso
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  Sweden - Pahlmblad is back at Sodertalje  - by Eurobasket News - 4 hours ago

Sodertalje Kings (Basketligan) agreed terms with 31-year old Swedish international shooting guard Martin Pahlmblad (195-88kg-86). It is actually his comeback to Sodertalje Kings as he has played here before. Pahlmblad played last season at GS Kymis in Greek A1 league. In 26 games he had 4.1ppg, 1.7rpg and 1.2apg.
The previous (15-16) season Pahlmblad played at Apollon Patras (also in A1) where in 26 games he recorded 5.8ppg, 2.1rpg and 1.2apg.
The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Pahlmblad was voted Eurobasket.com All-Swedish Basketligan Co-Most Improved Player of the Year back in 2008.
He has been also a member of Swedish international program for some years. Pahlmblad has regularly played for Swedish senior team since 2008 and previously for U20 National Team in 2005.
He represented Sweden at the Qualifications to European Championships 2017 last year. His stats at that event were 3 games: 1.0ppg.
Pahlmblad has played previously professionally in Hungary (PVSK Pannon) and Sweden (BC Lulea, Solna Vikings and IK Eos).
Sodertalje Kings roster for 2017-2018:
Guard:
Martin Pahlmblad
Forwards:
Aaron Anderson
Adam Ramstedt
Center:
Nicholas Spires
Coach: Ludwig Degernas
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  United Kingdom - Fullah is first signing for Leeds Force  - by Paul Nilsen - 4 hours ago

Leeds Force are delighted to announce Alhaji Fullah (201-F-89, college: Charleston So.) as their first signing for the 2017/18 BBL season.
Fullah graduated Charleston Southern in the Big South conference, in NCAA Division One, where he averaged 4.5 points, 3.6 rebounds and 0.7 blocks in just a little over 13 minutes of action per game.
Leeds Force CEO, Mark Mills, is excited by the prospect of having Fullah in the Force roster.
He said 'Allie is an impressive talent that can make a major impact on both ends of the floor.
"He hasn't had the opportunity to truly show what he can do in the BBL. This year is his year to have a break out season.
"The Force fans are in for a treat with Allie on the court.'
Since graduation the 6'8' centre has played for both London Lions and Surrey Scorchers.He averaged 10.2 points, 4.7 rebounds and 0.8 blocks per game in limited minutes for the latter.
Fullah who is known for his tough defense and impressive rebounding, is eager to get started with Leeds Force.
He said 'I'm looking forward to a successful season at Leeds. I promise the Force fans that I will work hard every second I am on the floor.
"I feel that if we get it right as a team, there is no reason why we can't reach the Play-Offs and even more."
Plenty of work is going on behind the scenes as Leeds Force look to build a roster that can challenge for honours in the fast approaching BBL season.
Fans will get their first opportunity to see the new look Force roster when they take on Bradford Dragons in a pre-season friendly on Sunday 10th September at the Carnegie Sports Arena. Tickets for the that game will go on sale shortly through the club website.

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