Dec 17, 2013 5:45 PM EST
Alexis Ajinca is on the verge of a two-year deal with the New Orleans Pelicans.
Ajinca is finalizing a buyout with Strabourg of France.
The Pelicans and Strasbourg have agreed on the standard $575,000 buyout under NBA rules.
Ajinca will sign a fully guaranteed two-year deal at the NBA minimum.
Dec 17, 2013 1:44 PM EST
Free agent forward Eric Griffin will sign with Ponce of the Puerto Rican league for the Tournament of the Americas, a source told RealGM.
Griffin played for the Miami Heat in summer league and went to training camp with the organization, where he intrigued coaches and players with his athleticism.
Ponce ranks as one of the top teams in Puerto Rico, and Griffin is receiving interest from several teams in the league to sign after his play through the tournament in January.
Out of Campbell University, Griffin, 23, went unselected in the 2012 NBA draft, solidifying himself as a potential NBA player a season ago when he averaged over 17 points and seven rebounds in Italy.
Dec 16, 2013 5:05 PM EST
Officials from the Chicago Bulls met with Nikola Mirotic on Saturday.
The Bulls are doing everything they can to bring Mirotic to the NBA for the 14-15 season, according to ESPN's Marc Stein.
Mirotic is having another excellent season for Real Madrid in the Euroleague and Spanish ACB.
Dec 14, 2013 2:11 PM EST
Darjus Lavrinovic has won MVP for Euroleague Regular Season Round 9.
Lavrinovic scored 29 points with 10 rebounds, four assists and three blocked shots in Budivelnik Kiev's 98-87 win over JSF Nanterre.
Dec 12, 2013 9:36 PM EST
Elias Harris has agreed to a contract with Bamberg in Germany, who compete in Euroleague.
Harris was released recently by the Los Angeles Lakers.
Harris had dual citizenship in the United States and Germany.
The deal has an NBA out clause.
Dec 12, 2013 4:47 PM EST
Jason Love scored 20 points including 8-for-9 on two-pointers with 14 rebounds, three assists and two steals to be named Eurocup MVP of regular season Round 9.
Belfius Mons-Hainaut recorded a 91-90 home win over Telekom Baskets Bonn in the game.
Dec 07, 2013 1:46 PM EST
Vassilis Spanoulis of Olympiacos Piraeus has been named Euroleague MVP for Week 8 of the regular season.
Spanoulis scored 24 points to go with seven assists and two rebounds in Olympiacos' 105-103 win over Bayern Munich in overtime.
Dec 02, 2013 11:31 AM EST
Derrick Brown has been named Euroleague MVP for the month of November.
Brown averaged 18 points per game for Lokomotiv in November.
Brown was second on the team in rebounds, blocks and steals.
Dec 01, 2013 4:55 PM EST
Free agent shooting guard Damien Wilkins has reached agreement on a contract with Beijing of the Chinese Basketball Association, a source told RealGM.
Wilkins had been searching to latch onto an NBA team, but he decided to secure a deal with the Beijing Ducks, where he will play a shortened season and continue training.
Wilkins went to training camp with the Atlanta Hawks in October.
Wilkins, 33, has played nine NBA seasons with Seattle, Oklahoma City, Minnesota, his hometown Hawks, Detroit and Philadlephia. He had a resurgent season a year ago with the 76ers, averaging 6.4 points on 45.9 percent shooting.
Nov 28, 2013 12:25 PM EST
Sasu Salin of Union Olimija Ljubljana has been named Eurocup MVP for Regular Season Round 7.
Salin had 25 points, three rebounds, three assists and four steals in Union Olimpija's 86-48 win over Asvel Villeurbanne.
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Shanghai is expected to go deep in the Chinese playoffs, a scenario that would prevent Quincy Douby from signing in the NBA late in its season.
Vladimir Dragicevic led Stelmet Zielona Gora to its first ever Euroleague road win and collected MVP honors for Regular Season Round 6.
Chris Johnson had been scouring offers overseas, ultimately reaching terms with Zhejiang late Saturday morning.
Vladimir Golubovic led his team to a valuable road win at Khimik Yuzhne by a 81-79 margin with 22 points, 17 rebounds, 2 blocks and 9 drawn fouls.
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Leandro Barbosa tore his ACL last February and playing in Brazil will help the recovery process.
In a 91-81 decision over visiting Brose Baskets, Justin Dentmon had 24 points and nine assists.
With Qingdao, Josh Akognon’s season will be completed and have him available to NBA teams by early February.
Lior Eliyahu's deal is for $1.05 million with a $50,000 title bonus.
Sam Young can opt out of his deal up until the start of Sydney’s playoffs to join an NBA team.
Luther Head is receiving interest from teams in Turkey and Ukraine – including Turk Telekom and Melbourne Tigers, a source told RealGM.
DeMarcus Nelson scored 22 points by shooting 8-for-10 from the field while adding four free throws.
Joe Ragland scored 19 points with six rebounds, seven assists and three steals for an index rating of 36.
Nikola Mirotic helped lead Real Madrid to a 3-0 record while averaging 16.3 points, 6.3 rebounds, 1.7 steals and 1.0 block per game.
Bryant Dunston had 19 points, 8 rebounds and 3 blocked shots for a performance index rating of 33.
Gani Lawal’s representatives had been finalizing his agreement with Olimpia Milano in recent days, and the two sides signed Saturday afternoon.
Donta Smith racked up an index rating of 41 comprised of 18 points, 16 rebounds, 10 assists, 2 steals and 6 drawn fouls.
Khalif Wyatt played with the 76ers in training camp.
Nik Caner-Medley had a career-high 20 points and 10 rebounds in Unicaja Malaga's 101-68 win over Stelmet Zielona Gora.
Mouphtaou Yarou had 17 points, seven rebounds, four assists and six fouls drawn in Radnicki's 92-89 home win over Bisons Loimaa.
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Nikola Mirotic had 18 points on near-perfect shooting as Real Madrid defeated Zalgiris Kaunas 83-63.
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