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Gustavo Ayon Receives Formal Offer From Spurs

Gustavo Ayon has received a formal offer from the San Antonio Spurs, sources tell RealGM.

Shandong of the Chinese Basketball Association has also presented a formal offer to Ayon, sources confirm to RealGM.

Ayon has previously received offers in Europe, though the language of the contract concerning an NBA out held up an agreement being reached.

Ayon is now deciding between three formal offers.

Ayon spent last season with the Atlanta Hawks.

Via Shams Charania/RealGM

Joe Ingles Signs One-Year Deal With Clippers

Joe Ingles has signed a guaranteed minimum one-year deal with the Los Angeles Clippers.

Ingles drew interest from the NBA with his play in the 2012 Olympics and also had some big games in the World Cup this year.

The wing was most recently with Maccabi Tel Aviv and previously played for Barcelona.

Via Marc Stein/ESPN

Milos Teodosic Would Seek $3M+ Annually To Come To NBA

Milos Teodosic would seek a salary of more than $3 million annually in order to come over to the NBA from CSKA.

Teodosic has helped lead Serbia to the gold medal game of the World Cup.

Teodosic, 27, went undrafted in 2009 when he was at Olympiacos.

The Memphis Grizzlies were the most recent NBA team to pursue Teodosic with a serious offer, though that was in the 2013 offseason.

Via Marc Stein/ESPN

Gustavo Ayon Agrees To Multi-Year Deal With Real Madrid

Gustavo Ayon has agreed upon a multi-year contract with Real Madrid.

Ayon spent last season with the Atlanta Hawks and was receiving more lucrative offers from outside the NBA.

Ayon also had an opportunity to sign in China.

Via David A. Pick/Eurobasket

DeShaun Thomas Signs With Barcelona

Barcelona has agreed to sign DeShaun Thomas.

Thomas had previously reached agreement with Scandone Avellino, but the club delayed in signing the contract for three weeks.

Thomas spent last season with JSF Nanterre and will replace Kostas Papanikolaou with Barcelona.

Via Sportando

Erazem Lorbek Agrees To Buyout With Barcelona

Erazem Lorbek and Barcelona have agreed upon a contract buyout.

Lorbek was originally drafted by the Indiana Pacers, but his draft rights were dealt to the San Antonio Spurs as part of the Kawhi Leonard trade in 2011.

The Spurs have just one remaining roster spot available.

Via Paul Garcia/Project Spurs

Jevohn Shepherd Signs With Barcelona

Barcelona has signed Jevohn Shepherd.

Shepherd averaged 18.8 points and 6.0 rebounds per game last season with Omegna.

Shepherd, a 28-year-old native of Toronto, played collegately at Michigan.

Via Sportando

MarShon Brooks Moving Toward Deal With Olimpia Milano

Unrestricted free agent MarShon Brooks is progressing toward finalizing contract terms with Olimpia Milano Armani of the European League, a source told RealGM.

Brooks had been in dialogue with NBA teams before advancing in negotiations with Olimpia Milano on Tuesday night. For Brooks, the Italian club holds great appeal for its financial stability and opportunity to play significant minutes in a supreme overseas league.

Brooks previously received interest from the Indiana Pacers this offseason.

Brooks finished this past season with the Los Angeles Lakers after previously playing for both the Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors. Brooks was traded by the Brooklyn Nets to the Celtics last July.

Via Shams Charania/RealGM

Tibor Pleiss To Sign With Barcelona, Likely To Join Thunder In 2015

Tibor Pleiss will sign with Barcelona after attempts to get a deal done with the Oklahoma City Thunder were unsuccessful due to his buyout.

Pleiss had played for Laboral Kutxa since 2012 and was the 31st overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft when he was with Brose Baskets.

The German-born center won't turn 25 until November and the plan is still for Pleiss to come to the NBA for the 15-16 season.

Via Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Jan Vesely Expected To Sign With Fenerbahce Ulker

Jan Vesely is close to signing with Fenerbahce Ulker.

Vesely was the sixth overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards and was traded last season to the Denver Nuggets.

Vesely has played in just 2,455 minutes over three NBA seasons.

Via Emiliano Carchia/Sportando

Euroleague Archives

Nets Working On Bojan Bogdanovic Deal

Bojan Bogdanovic will sign for the taxpayer's midlevel, according to reports.

Nikola Mirotic, Bulls Begin Working On Deal

Shams Charania of RealGM reports that the Bulls and Nikola Mirotic believe they don't have significant ground to cover, but no deal is imminent.

Dario Saric Signs Three-Year Deal With Anadolu Efes

Dario Saric's contract will essentially prohibit him from playing in the NBA for at least two seasons.

Blatt To Become Assistant With Warriors Or Head Coach Of Cavs

David Blatt announced on Thursday that he was leaving Maccabi Tel Aviv and will join Steve Kerr with the Warriors if he doesn't become head coach of the Cavs.

David Blatt To Leave Maccabi For NBA Job

David Blatt will leave Maccabi Tel Aviv for an unknown position in the NBA.

Spurs To Hire Ettore Messina As Assistant Coach

Ettore Messina was most recently head coach of CSKA Moscow.

Blatt Confirms Talks With NBA Teams

David Blatt's contract with Maccabi Tel Aviv is up after he led them to the Euroleague championship and has been linked to an assistant job with Steve Kerr.

Blatt In Talks With Warriors To Become Top Assistant

David Blatt won the 2014 Euroleague as head coach of Maccabi Tel Aviv last month and could join Steve Kerr with the Warriors.

Exec: David Blatt Belongs In The NBA

David Blatt has long been mentioned as one of the best head coaches in the world not in the NBA.

Maccabi Upsets Real Madrid To Win Euroleague Title

Tyrese Rice scored 26 points, including 14 in overtime and was named Euroleague Final Four MVP.

Sergio Rodriguez Named Euroleague MVP

Sergio Rodriguez led Madrid in both scoring (13.5 ppg.) and assists (5 apg.) despite playing the fourth-most minutes on the team.

New Era Becomes Official Headwear Partner Of Euroleague

New Era has reached a deal with Euroleague to become their official headwear partner.

Fernandez, Rodriguez, Weems, Tomic, Langford On All-Euroleague First Team

Rudy Fernandez, Keith Langford, Sergio Rodriguez, Ante Tomic and Sonny Weems have been named to the All-Euroleague First Team.

Bogdan Bogdanovic Wins Euroleague Rising Star Trophy

Bogdan Bogdanovic excelled in his first season as a Euroleague starter, ranking among the league leaders in scoring and steals while also leading his team in assists and three-pointers made.

Bryant Dunston Named Euroleague Best Defender Of The Year

Bryant Dunston earned weekly MVP honors three times and led the competition with 1.3 blocks per game.

Jazz Considering Ettore Messina For Head Coaching Job

Ettore Messina is currently head coach at CSKA and spent one season as an assistant for Mike Brown with the Lakers.

Bryant Dunston Named Euroleague MVP For Playoffs Game 3

Bryant Dunston was equally brilliant and efficient with 21 points on 9-of-10 two-point shooting, 9 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals en route to a performance index rating of 32, the best of all players in playoffs Game 3.

Ricky Hickman Named Euroleague MVP For Playoffs Game 1

Ricky Hickman had the highest index rating of Game 1.

Justin Dentmon Named Euroleague MVP For Top-16, Round 14

Justin Dentmon had 36 points along with five rebounds, three assists and two steals.

Ante Tomic Named Euroleague Player Of The Month For March

Ante Tomic had averages of 21 in performance rating, third-best among all Euroleague players, 14 points (ninth-best) and 8 rebounds (fourth-best).
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