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  News archive July 2009


July 31, 2009 - Olimpija signs Kikowski
Union Olimpija announced the signing of the 23-year old Polish player Pawel Kikowski. The deal with the Polish International is for three years.

July 31, 2009 - Turk Telekom tabs Owens too
Andre Owens, last year of Crvena Zvezda will continue his career in Turkey and Turk Telekom Ankara. The 28-year old shooting guard averaged 10.3 points, 2.9 points and 2.3 assists last season in the Eurocup with the Serbian team.

July 31, 2009 - Greer officially in Fenerbahce
It was rumored for many weeks now that Lynn Greer would possibly continue his career in Turkey. Now the deal is official and the American guard will continue his career in Fenerbahce Ulker.

July 31, 2009 - Juby Johnson joins Azovmash
The 28-year Juby Johnson agreed on a one-year deal with the Ukranian team Azovmash Mariupol. Last season Johnson played for Zadar both in the Eurocup and the Adriatic League.

July 30, 2009 - Kus to replace Kalnietis in Treviso
Croatian website kosarka.hr reports that Davor Kus is on his way to Benetton Treviso. Veteran point guard will be signed as a replacement for Mantas Kalnietis who won't play for the club after FIBA made a verdict that the player is contracted to Zalgiris.


July 30, 2009 - Zalgiris to sign Pocius and keep Klimavicius
Zalgiris are set to make their first moves in the transfer market this summer. According to LNK news, Lithuanian league runners-up agreed terms with Martynas Pocius who spent last four years at Duke university in United States.

July 30, 2009 - Bellineli moves to Toronto
The Toronto Raptors proved once again that they are the most "European" franchise of all NBA clubs acquiring yet another European in Marco Bellineli.

July 17, 2009 - Aleksandar Dzikic New coach for Krka
Aleksandar Dzikic agreed terms with Krka Novo Mesto. The Serbian/Slovenian Head Coach signed a contract with a length of three years.

July 17, 2009 - Real Madrid targetting Wally Szczerbiak
After the main targets of Real Madrid - Ramunas Siskauskas and Anthony Parker become unavailable for the Spanish ginats, the club started the search of another player who could play the same role.


July 16, 2009 - MACCABI: Wisniewski is new playmaker
Maccabi Electra has come to terms with point guard Andrew Wisniewski on a two-year deal, the club announced Thursday. Wisniewski (191, 27) arrives from Spartak St. Petersburg, where he averaged 12.9 points.

July 16, 2009 - L. RYTAS hands reins to Bojan Popovic
Eurocup champ Lietuvos Rytas has chosen Bojan Popovic to fill its point guard slot, signing the playmaker to a one-year deal. Popovic (191, 26) arrives from Spanish side Bruesa where he averaged 6.6 points and 2 assists per game last season.

July 16, 2009 - TAU CERAMICA inks scoring ace Carl English
Tau Ceramica added more fire power for the upcoming 2009-10 season by inking shooting guard Carl English. Both parts reached an agreement to a one-year deal, with an option to extend it until the end of the 2010-11 season.

July 15, 2009 - KHIMKI adds size, experience with Javtokas
BC Khimki Moscow region has reached an agreement with center Robertas Javtokas, who inked a two-year deal with the Euroleague newcomers, the club confirmed Wednesday.


July 14, 2009 - EFES PILSEN lands forward Bostjan Nachbar
Efes Pilsen upgraded its roster for the upcoming Euroleague season by inking versatile forward Bostjan Nachbar, the club announced Tuesday. The contract is a two-year deal, with a team option to end it before the 2010-11 season.

July 14, 2009 - Lakers Mbenga joins Belgium squad
If Belgium are going to create a major shock and reach the EuroBasket in Poland, one would think recently-crowned NBA champion Didier Mbenga will have to dominate the low post in their forthcoming Additional Qualifying Round games.

July 14, 2009 - Ivkovic keeps focus on Turkey 2010
Serbia coach Dusan Ivkovic has officially given up hope of Igor Rakocevic and Vule Avdalovic helping the team try to qualify for the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Turkey.

July 12, 2009 - Panathinaikos interested in Jerebko?
Jonas Jerebko (2.04-SF/PF) seems to be a target of Panathinaikos according to portal prasinanea.gr. The 22-year old, 204cm tall forward could be a perfect fit for Panathinaikos in case Tsartsaris doesn't continue with the Greens.


July 11, 2009 - Universiade Basketball gold medalists
Universiade 2009, Belgrade. USA won a gold medal in Basketball vs. Russia (Women) and Serbia vs. Russia (Men).

July 10, 2009 - Euroleague Regular season calendar unveiled
The complete Euroleague Regular Season calendar was unveiled two days after the Draw held on July 8 in Barcelona, Spain.

July 8, 2009 - Euroleague season 2009/10 draw results
The 2009-10 Euroleague season marked its first event Wednesday as the regular season and qualifying rounds draws are held in Barcelona, Spain.






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