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FaviconEuroleague - Panathinaikos lands China scoring champ Fredette 

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Panathinaikos OPAP Athens ensured it will have one of the most exciting backcourts in the league after it signed high-scoring guard Jimmer Fredette (188-PG-89, college: BYU) to a two-year deal to play alongside All-EuroLeague playmaker Nick Calathes. Fredette (1.88 meters, 30 years old) played most of the three past seasons with the Shanghai Sharks in China. He was the CBA's top scorer last season with 36.9 points per game and finished second to former Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz guard Dariu...


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FaviconSpain - Manresa inks Jordan Davis 

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Jordan Davis
BAXI Manresa (Liga Endesa) agreed terms with 22-year old American (has also Azerbaijani passport) guard Jordan Davis (188-84kg-97, college: N.Colorado). Davis played last season at Denver Nuggets in the NBA Summer League. He just graduated from University of Northern Colorado and it will be his first season as a pro. Davis' team was regular season runner-up in Big Sky Conference. He was voted All-Big Sky Conf. Player of the Year in 2019 at his college time. Davis represented Azerbaijan at...


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FaviconFrance - Cholet lands Chris Horton, ex Kymis 

Chris Horton
Chris Horton
Cholet Basket (Jeep ELITE ProA) tabbed 25-year old Greek power forward Chris Horton (203-102kg-94, college: Austin Peay). He played most recently at GS Kymis in Greek A1 league. In 23 games he was fifth best scorer with 13.6ppg and recorded 9.1rpg (leader !!!), 1.7spg (leader !!!) and 1.6bpg last season. He can count that year as a very successful as was selected to Eurobasket.com All-Greek A1 Honorable Mention and League Player of the Week. The previous (17-18) season Horton played at Al...


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FaviconEuropean Championships - Eurobasket returns to Germany in 2021 with Italy, Georgia and Czech Republic as co-hosts 

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Chris Horton
Continuing the recent tradition of multiple hosts and returning to the country which hosted one of the most historic tournaments, FIBA Europe announced that Eurobasket 2021 will be played in Germany, Italy, Georgia, and the Czech Republic. Germany will hosts also the final round of the event, bringing back memories from 1993, when the German national team playing at home won the gold medal, a feat that remains unmatched in German basketball's history, despite the emergence of Dirk Nowitzk...


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FaviconItaly - Darrell Williams (ex San German) joins Cremona 

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Vanoli Basket Cremona (Serie A) agreed terms with 29-year old American power forward Darrell Williams (203-111kg-89, college: Texas A&M - Commerce, agency: BeoBasket). He played this summer at Atleticos de San German in Puerto Rican BSN league. In four games he had very impressive stats: 16.0ppg, 11.8rpg, 1.3spg and 1.3bpg. The last season Williams played at ESSM Le Portel Cote d'Opale (Jeep ELITE ProA) in French league where in 34 games he recorded 13.3ppg, 6.3rpg, 1.4apg and 1.1spg. He...


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FaviconItaly - Gerald Beverly joins GSA Udine 

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GSA Amici Pallacanestro Udine (Serie A2) agreed terms with 25-year old American power forward Gerald Beverly (202-102kg-93, college: Daemen). He played last season at Germani Brescia Leonessa (Serie A). In 30 games he had 7.4ppg and 5.1rpg. Serie A2 will be definitely a better match and he can see more playing time. Beverly also played 10 games in Eurocup where he recorded 6.4ppg, 3.0rpg and 1.0bpg. The previous (17-18) season he played at Liege Basket (Euromillions League) in Belgian lea...


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FaviconEuroleague - Olympiacos could land Wade Baldwin IV 

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Olympiacos S.F.P. Pireus (A1) is close to sign 23-year old American guard Wade Baldwin IV (190-88kg-96, college: Vanderbilt) who played last time at Raptors 905 Missisauga in NBA G League. In 10 games he recorded very impressive stats: 20.8ppg, 5.9rpg, 4.2apg and 1.1spg last season. He helped them to end the regular season as a second best team in Atlantic Division. Baldwin IV also played for the Trail Blazers in NBA. But in 16 games he averaged just 1.9ppg. The other team Baldwin IV play...


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FaviconEuroleague - Zenit could land Will Thomas 

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Will Thomas
Zenit Sankt Petersburg (VTB) is close to add to their roster 33-year old American (has also Georgian passport) power forward Will Thomas (203-100kg-86, agency: Two Points) who played last time at Valencia Basket in Spain. Thomas has played there for the last three years. He helped them to make it to the semifinals. A very spectacular season in his career as he was voted to Eurobasket.com All-Spanish Liga Endesa Honorable Mention. Thomas played 23 games in Eurocup where he recorded 11.8ppg...


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FaviconSpain - Andorra keeps Diagne for another season 

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MoraBanc Andorra (Liga Endesa) re-signed 25-year old former Senegalese international center Moussa Diagne (211-103kg-94, agency: Interperformances). He has played there for the last two seasons. Good year as he was selected League Player of the Week. Diagne played 21 games in Eurocup where he averaged 7.8ppg and 5.2rpg (#5 in the league) last season. Diagne helped them to make it to the semifinals. His team won Spanish Liga Endesa Supercup in 2016. Diagne was a member of Senegalese Senior...


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FaviconSpain - Jasen re-signs at Jairis 

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Hero Jairis (EBA) confirmed in their roster 33-year old Argentinian-Italian small forward Juan Ignacio Jasen (200-85). He was a team leader there last season. In 14 EBA games he had very impressive stats: 17.7ppg, 5.8rpg, 2.9apg and 1.1spg. A very spectacular season in his career as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-Spanish EBA Honorable Mention. Jasen won Spanish EBA Final Stage 2 championship title in 2017. He has played previously professionally in Spain (Movil Estudiantes, UCAM Murci...


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FaviconTurkey - Marlain Veal starts his pro career at Final Spor 

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Marlain Veal
Final Spor Genclik Bursa (TBL) agreed terms with American point guard Marlain Veal (175-145kg). Veal just graduated from SE Louisiana (NCAA). He has played there for the last four years. Veal helped them to make it to the Tournaent semifinals. Quite impressive season as he was named to All-Southland Conference 1st Team, NABC NCAA D1 All-District 23 1st Team and Southland Conference All-Defensive Team. In total 33 games he averaged 15.9ppg, 3.4rpg, 4.5apg and 1.8spg. By Eurobasket Data Ce...


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FaviconWorld Cup - Anthony Davis Will Not Play In FIBA Basketball World Cup To Prepare For Season 

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Anthony Davis (6'10''-C-93, college: Kentucky) will not play for USA Basketball in the upcoming FIBA Basketball World Cup, league sources told Chris Haynes of Yahoo! Sports. Davis also pulled out of USA Basketball training camp. He will instead focus on preparing for the upcoming Lakers season. The FIBA Basketball World Cup begins on August 31st. Davis remains committed to playing for USA Basketball in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Courtesy of: realgm.com


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FaviconEuropean Championships U20 - Overview of Day 2 in Israel 

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Group A United Kingdom - France 60-74 France earned the second consecutive win in Group A. They rallied past United Kingdom to stay perfect. les Bleues used a 24:1 run in the second term to clear off. France finished the game on a 16:12 run to seal the win. Dylan Affo Mama (196-F-99) had 22 points, while Ivan Fevrier (204-F-99) added 14 points for France. Kareem Queeley (193-F-01) replied with 16 points for United Kingdom. Montenegro - Turkey 58-71 Turkey outscored Montenegro to ear...


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FaviconEuropean Championships U20 - Division B. Day 3 in Matosinhos 

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Group A Russia - Iceland 90-69 Russia outgunned Iceland to gain the second victory in Group A. Russia posted a 43:29 halftime lead. They sank 26 points in the fourth quarter to march to the win. Vladislav Emchenko (193-SG-99) finished with 24 points for Russia. Orri Hilmarsson (189-G-99) replied with 17 points for Iceland. Ireland - Hungary 49-62 Hungary outscored Ireland to take the second victory in Group A. Ireland eked out a 32:31 halftime lead. Hungary however ignited a 31:17 r...


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FaviconEurocup - Nikolaos Zisis (ex Brose Bask.) signs at Joventut 

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Divina Seguros Juventut Badalona (Liga Endesa) landed experienced 35-year old Greek ex-international point guard Nikolaos Zisis (197-94kg-83, agency: Octagon Europe). He has played for the last four years at Brose Baskets Bamberg in German BBL league. In 36 games he averaged 7.1ppg, 2.4rpg and 4.2apg last season. Zisis helped them to win the cup. He also played 17 games in Basketball Champions League where he had 7.2ppg, 2.5rpg and 3.3apg. Zisis contributed to his team making it to the se...


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FaviconItaly - Fabriano lands Angelo Guaccio 

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Ristopro Fabriano (Serie B) tabbed 21-year old Brazilian swingman Angelo Guaccio (193-97kg-98). He is not a newcomer in Italian League as he played most recently at Virtus Cassino in Italian Serie A2. In 14 games he averaged 3.7ppg and 3.0rpg last season


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FaviconItaly - San Severo inks Marco Spanghero 

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Allianz Pazienza Cestistica San Severo (Serie B) signed 27-year old ex-international point guard Marco Spanghero (186-78kg-91). He played last season at GSA Udine in the Serie A2. In 33 games he had 5.9ppg, 2.2rpg and 2.4apg. Serie B will be definitely a better match and he can see more playing time. The previous (17-18) season Spanghero played at Bertram Tortona (Serie A) where in 34 games he recorded 10.7ppg, 2.3rpg and 2.4apg. He helped them to win the cup. Spanghero won Italian LNP Go...


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FaviconRussia - Khimki welcomes back Evans, ex Olympiacos 

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Jeremy Evans
BC Khimki Moscow Region (VTB) inked 31-year old American forward Jeremy Evans (206-91kg-87, college: WKU). It is actually his comeback to Khimki as he has played here before. Evans was about to sign at Olympiacos in Greek A1 league. The last season he played at Darussafaka (BSL) in Turkish league where in 26 games he averaged 11.8ppg, 7.0rpg, 1.6apg and 1.4bpg. Evans also played 27 games in Euroleague where he had 9.7ppg, 5.9rpg and 1.2bpg. In 2010 Evans was drafted by Utah Jazz (NBA) in...


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FaviconRussia - N.Novgorod adds Gankevich to their roster 

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BC Nizhny Novgorod (VTB) added to their roster 23-year old power forward Aleksandr Gankevich (201-95kg-95). He played last season at TEMP-SUMZ-UMMC in the Superleague 1. In 41 games he recorded 12.7ppg, 6.8rpg, 1.3apg and 1.2spg. Gankevich helped them to make it to the semifinals. A very spectacular season in his career as he was voted to Eurobasket.com All-Russian Superleague 1 2nd Team and League Player of the Week. The previous (17-18) season he played at CSKA Moscow 2nd team where in...


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FaviconGreece - Marios Matalon (ex Ramat Gan) signs at Ermis Agias 

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Ermis Agias Larissa (A2) landed 30-year old Greek guard Marios Matalon (186-89, college: Wyoming). He played most recently at Ramat Gan in Israeli National League. In 21 games he averaged 7.2ppg, 2.1rpg and 3.3apg last season. The previous (17-18) season Matalon played at Apollon Patras where in 19 A2 games he had 14.2ppg, 2.5rpg, 4.9apg and 1.1spg. He helped them to make it to the final. Among other achievements Matalon received Eurobasket.com Israeli National League All-Domestic Players...


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FaviconFrance - Blois tab rookie Travis Munnings in his first year in pro basketball 

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ADA Blois Basket 41 (ProB) inked 24-year old Bahamas international forward Travis Munnings (198-91kg-94). Munnings just graduated from University of Louisiana at Monroe (NCAA). He has played there for the last four years. It was a very successful season in his career as he was selected to Sun Belt All-Tournament Team.
As mentioned above Munnings is just out of the college and it will be his first season in pro basketball


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FaviconFrance - Paul Rigot signs at Evreux 

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Matalon
ALM Evreux Basket (ProB) landed 24-year old swingman Paul Rigot (202-95). He has played for the last two years at Sharks Antibes in Jeep ELITE ProA. However his team was relegated to ProB. In 30 Jeep ELITE ProA games he averaged 3.5ppg and 1


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FaviconGermany - Jan Niklas Wimberg Moves To The Niners Chemnitz 

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Jan Niklas Wimberg (206-F-96) is only 23 years ago, but it feels like he has been around for a decade as he played his first Pro B game at age 15 with Oldenburg and brings 103 BBl games experience to his new team Niners Chemnitz as well as 102 BBL games experience with Oldenburg, Gotha and Bremerhaven and in between played 10 Eurocup games and 15 Basketball Champions League games. The 206cm Forward/German was handed a one year deal with an Option for a second year by the Niners Chemnitz....


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FaviconGermany - Kyle Leufroy To Begin Professional Career With Phoenix Hagen 

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Pro A Team Phoenix Hagen have looked across the big Pond and scooped up Kyle Leufroy (190-G). Leufroy is a 22 year old 192cm Shooting guard that was born in Pasadena, California, but grew up in Benicia. He spent the last four years on the east Coach playing at Lehigh (NCAA) that battled in the Patriot League against schools like Boston University or Holy Cross. In his four year career he played a total of 122 NCAA games and avergaed double figures in scoring in three of his four years. He...


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