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Shane Larkin Signs With Baskonia

Aug 11, 2016 12:01 PM

Shane Larkin has signed a deal with Baskonia of Spain for $900,000 after taxes.

Larkin made $1.5 million with the Brooklyn Nets last season.

Larkin averaged 7.3 points, 2.3 rebounds and 4.4 assists in 22.4 minutes per game last season with the Nets.

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Andrea Bargnani Signs With Saski Baskonia In Spain

Jul 27, 2016 3:04 PM

Andrea Bargnani has signed with Saski Baskonia in Spain.

Bargnani has been an NBA free agent since he was bought out in February by the Brooklyn Nets.

Bargnani spent 10 seasons in the NBA with the Toronto Raptors, New York Knicks and Nets.

In 2006, Bargnani was the first overall pick in the draft.

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Rodrigue Beaubois Declines Invitation To Join Mavs For Camp

Jul 20, 2016 1:17 PM

Rodrigue Beaubois has declined an invitation from the Dallas Mavericks to join them for training camp.

The Mavericks were offering a three-year, partially guaranteed deal for the NBA's minimum. Beaubois would have had to compete for a roster spot with Jonathan Gibson.

Beaubois is close to a deal with Saski Baskonia in Spain.

Beaubois showed promise early in his career with the Mavericks before he was hampered by injuries.

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Barcelona Has Interest In Hiring David Blatt

May 17, 2016 10:19 AM

Barcelona has interest in hiring David Blatt as head coach.

Blatt left Maccabi Tel Aviv to become head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2014.

Blatt was fired by the Cavaliers before the All-Star break and he would like to remain in the NBA.

The New York Knicks and Houston Rockets have interviewed Blatt.

Xavier Pascual has been head coach of Barcelona since 2008.

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Wizards Expect Tomas Satoransky To Join Team In 16-17

Sep 1, 2015 2:02 PM

Tomas Satoransky is expected to join the Washington Wizards next season.

Wizards' officials met with Satoransky, 23, this summer when his native Czech Republic played against Marcin Gortat’s Polish national team in preparation for the upcoming EuroBasket tournament.

Satoransky was the 32nd overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft and is entering the final season of his contract with Barcelona. Satoransky averaged 8.1 points and 3.3 assists in 20.3 minutes last season. He shot 54.2 percent from the floor, including 43.5 percent from beyond the arc, and 83.9 percent from the free throw line.

Satoransky figures to be John Wall's primary backup at point guard.

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