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Pinar Karsiyaka adds big man Palacios
Pinar Karsiyaka Izmir bolstered its froncourt by inking center Juan Palacios to a one-year deal on Thursday. Karsiyaka keeps an option to keep Palacios until the end of the 2015-16 season. Palacios (2.03 meters, 29 years old) arrives from Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius, where he averaged 10.1 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in 13 Turkish Airlines Euroleague games last season. When L. Rytas joined the 2013-14 Eurocup, Palacios went on to ave...
EA7 Emporio Armani adds Meacham
EA7 Emporio Armani Milan found a new point guard in Trent Meacham, the Italian League champions announced on Saturday. Meacham (1.90 meters, 28 years old) arrives from JSF Nanterre, where he averaged 8.7 points and 4.1 assists in 10 Turkish Airlines Euroleague games last season. He ranked fourth in the regular season minutes per game (32:13). Meacham went on to average 11.8 points on 45.2% three-point shooting and 3.4 assists in eight...
Neptunas brings back sharp shooter Gailius
Neptunas Klaipeda added fire power to its roster weeks ahead of its Turkish Airlines Euroleague debut by inking small forward Deividas Gailius to a one-year deal on Thursday. Gailius (2.00 meters, 26 years old) arrives from Slovenian powerhouse Union Olimpija Ljubljana, where he averaged 16.1 points and 5.1 rebounds in 16 Eurocup games last season. He was born in Klaipeda and already played three years for Neptunas, from 2007 to 2009 ...
HEAT Signs Tyler Johnson
The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed guard Tyler Johnson. Most recently, Johnson appeared in 11 Summer League games with the HEAT and averaged 12.2 points, 3.1 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 22.2 minutes while shooting 54.8 percent from the field, 46.7 percent from three-point range and 81.4 percent from the foul line. Johnson played four seasons at Fresno State University, appearing in 127 career games (87 starts) and avera...
Stelmet Zielona Gora lands Steve Burtt
Stelmet Zielona Gora continued its preparations for the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Rounds by inking scoring guard Steve Burtt Jr. on Thursday. Burtt (1.85 meters, 30 years old) arrives from Spartak St. Petersburg, where he averaged 16.9 points and 5.6 assists in 10 Eurocup games last season. He has also played for Avtodor Saratov in Russia, Tofas Bursa in Turkey, Dnipro Dnepropetrovsk and Ferro-ZNTU Zaporozhye in Ukraine, ...
Lietuvos Rytas nabs Travis Leslie
Lithuanian squad Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius announced on Tuesday the addition of shooting guard Travis Leslie to a one-year deal with an option to another. Leslie (1.93 meters, 24 years old) arrives from Siauliai of Lithuania. He started last season with ASVEL Basket and he averaged 7.6 points, 2.5 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 1.1 steals in 10 Eurocup regular season games. With Siauliai he increased those numbers to 15.2 points and 6.5 rebound...
Hornets sign Roberts
Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho announced today that the team has signed free agent guard Brian Roberts.  Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.   “Brian is a quality point guard who we believe will play a key role for us,” Cho said.  “We look forward to having him as part of our team.” The 6-1 Roberts has spent the last two seasons with the New Orleans Pelicans, averaging 8.2 points, 3.0 ass...
Jazz Signs Free Agent Trevor Booker
The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed free-agent forward Trevor Booker. Per team policy, financial terms were not released. Booker (6-8, 235, Clemson) is a four-year veteran who owns career averages of 6.4 points and 5.1 rebounds in 20.3 minutes over 235 career games (105 starts), all with the Washington Wizards. This past season, he registered 6.8 points and 5.3 rebounds per game, including 24 games of 10-plus points...
Detroit Pistons Sign Free Agent Guard Jodie Meeks
The Detroit Pistons President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach Stan Van Gundy announced today that the club has signed free agent guard Jodie Meeks to a multi-year contract. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed. “We’re pleased to welcome Jodie Meeks to the Pistons organization,” said Jeff Bower, General Manager for the Detroit Pistons. “Jodie’s approach to the game fits the style of basketball we want to pl...
Suns Complete Sign-and-Trade for Isaiah Thomas
The Phoenix Suns completed a sign-and-trade deal with the Sacramento Kings that will send guard Isaiah Thomas to Phoenix in exchange for the rights to forward Alex Oriakhi, the club announced today. “We welcome Isaiah Thomas,” said President of Basketball Operations Lon Babby. “His addition to our backcourt makes it one of the deepest and most dynamic in the league. We have enjoyed getting to know him during his visit to Phoenix this w...
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