International Wiretap

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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Tags: Andrea Bargnani, Laboral Kutxa Baskonia, Spanish ACB, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, International, International Teams, International League

Donald Sloan Agrees Upon One-Year, $2.7M Deal With Guangdong Southern

Jul 21, 2016 12:43 PM

Donald Sloan has agreed to sign a one-year, $2.7 million deal with the Guangdong Southern Tigers of the Chinese Basketball Association.

Sloan won a title with the Tigers in 2013.

Sloan averaged 7.0 points, 2.8 assists and 4.4 assists in 21.6 minutes per game last season for the Brooklyn Nets.

Sloan averaged 12.6 points, 4.8 rebounds and 5.1 assists in 26.7 minutes per game previously for the Tigers in the 12-13 season.

Michael Scotto/AP

Tags: Donald Sloan, Guangdong Southern, Chinese CBA, NBA, International, International Teams, International League

Celtics' Guerschon Yabusele Signs One-Year, $1.5M Deal With Shanghai

Jul 21, 2016 12:08 PM

Guerschon Yabusele has signed a one-year deal with the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association worth as much as $1.5 million.

Yabusele was the 16th overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics.

Yabusele averaged 82. points and 6.0 rebounds in eight Summer League games for Boston.

Adam Himmelsbach/Boston Globe

Tags: Guerschon Yabusele, Boston Celtics, Shanghai Dongfang, Chinese CBA, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, International, International Teams, International League

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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Tags: Rodrigue Beaubois, Dallas Mavericks, Laboral Kutxa Baskonia, Spanish ACB, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, International, International Teams, International League

Isaia Cordinier To Play For Antibes Instead Of Hawks For 16-17

Jul 18, 2016 12:51 PM

Isaia Cordinier will return to France to play in the French Pro A League for the 16-17 season with Antibes.

Cordinier was picked 40th overall by the Atlanta Hawks.

A team picking in the top half of the second round reneged on a promise to select Cordinier. Cordinier had wanted to come to the NBA immediately but he'll now likely join the Hawks for the 17-18 season.

Chris Vivlamore/Atlanta Journal Constitution

Tags: Isaia Cordinier, Atlanta Hawks, Antibes, French LNB Pro A, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, International, International Teams, International League

Dario Saric Confirms He'll Join 76ers For 16-17

Jul 9, 2016 6:32 PM

Dario Saric has confirmed he will join the Philadelphia 76ers this season.

Saric helped lead Croatia to a place in the Olympics and was named MVP of the qualifying tournament.

"I'm going back home and then to the USA for the Sixers," said Saric.

There had been a recent report Saric could decide not to join the 76ers for another season.

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Dario Saric May Not Join 76ers For 16-17

Jul 8, 2016 12:10 PM

Dario Saric may not actually join the Philadelphia 76ers this season, according to a league source.

With the 76ers drafting Ben Simmons and Saric needing to leave money on the table to leave Turkey, he may not actually join the team this season.

"He makes 1.5 million Euros ($1.66 million US) playing in Turkey," said the source Thursday night. "It's a comfortable living. Why come over and risk that and go back to the rookie-scale contract when you've completed two-thirds of not having to be on the rookie scale? This is before the draft."

Saric would be due $9 million over the next four seasons based on being the No. 12 overall pick. If he plays a third season in Turkey, he wouldn't be subject to the rookie scale and would probably make more than twice that amount.

"(Saric's parents are) counting every dollar because this is their gravy train," the source said.

Saric would likely be a reserve with Simmons projected to start at power forward.

"He's not coming over to be a backup," said the source, who could envision Saric asking for a trade if he does leave Turkey this summer. "Why would he come over now? How is he going to play?"

Tom Moore/Courier Times

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Anthony Randolph Agrees To One-Year Deal With Real Madrid

Jul 7, 2016 11:07 AM

Anthony Randolph has agreed to sign a one-year deal with Real Madrid with an NBA out.

Randolph received interest from the Dallas Mavericks.

Marc J. Spears/The Vertical

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Raptors Extend Qualifying Offer To Nando De Colo

Jun 30, 2016 12:39 PM

The Toronto Raptors have extended the qualifying offer to Nando De Colo.

The Raptors own De Colo's NBA rights.

De Colo played for CSKA last season and won Euroleague MVP.

RealGM Staff Report

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Dario Saric To Join 76ers For 16-17

Jun 29, 2016 5:53 PM

Dario Saric is expected to sign with the Philadelphia 76ers this offseason.

Saric has told reporters he'll be coming to the NBA this season. Saric was the 12th overall pick in 2014.

Saric has also played for Anadolu Efes of Turkey since 2014.

Sources say the 76ers and Saric's reps are working on contract details.

Marc Stein/ESPN

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Ekpe Udoh Considering NBA Return After Successful Season In Turkey
Ekpe Udoh has set a deadline early in July free agency to decide the best offer from six NBA teams and two elite Euroleague clubs, Fenerbahce and CSKA Moscow.

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Sergio Rodriguez Considering NBA Return, Could Sign With Nets
Sergio Rodriguez has had a successful run with Real Madrid in the ACB since 2010 when he left the NBA.

David Pick

Willy Hernangomez Plans To Sign Multi-Year Deal With Knicks
Willy Hernangomez shares the same agent as Kristaps Porzingis.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Alessandro Gentile Hoping To Sign With Rockets
Houston has significant interest in bringing over Alessandro Gentile this season, but they are likely to preserve salary cap space for the start of July free agency.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Suns To Enter Contract Talks With Bogdan Bogdanovic
If Bogan Bogdanovic does not sign with the Suns this year, they would retain his rights in 2017 but Bogdanovic could then negotiate a contract for any amount

Paul Coro/Arizona Republic

60 College, 13 International Early Entry Candidates For 2016 NBA Draft
Jamal Murray is one of 60 collegiate early entry candidates for the 2016 NBA Draft.

RealGM Staff Report

76ers Still Hopeful Of Bringing Over Dario Saric For 16-17
Bryan Colangelo and Brett Brown met with Saric and his agent in Turkey on Wednesday.

Keith Pompey/Philadelphia Inquirer

Zhou Qi Reaches Buyout Agreement To Allow Him To Join NBA In 2017
Zhou Qi is ranked 31st in the 2016 class by Draft Express.

Jonathan Givony/Draft Express

Terrance Ferguson Won't Play At Arizona, Will Go Overseas
Terrance Ferguson is a top-20 player in the incoming class of 2016.

Jerry Meyer/247Sports

Tony Parker Hopes To Become NBA GM In Retirement
Tony Parker is majority owner and president of the ASVEL basketball club in France.

Marc J. Spears/The Undefeated

David Blatt Close To Deal With Darussafaka Of Turkey
David Blatt was not interested in remaining in the NBA as an assistant coach.


David Blatt To Coach Next Season Somewhere
David Blatt doesn't have interest in remaining in the NBA as an assistant coach but doesn't want to sit out next season.

Jeff Zillgitt/USA Today

Barcelona Has Interest In Hiring David Blatt
David Blatt was fired by the Cavaliers before the All-Star break and he would like to remain in the NBA.

Jose Ignacio Huguet/Mundo Deportivo

CSKA Wins 2016 Euroleague Final Four, Nando De Colo Named MVP
Nando De Colo was named MVP as he had 22 points and seven assists in the title game.

RealGM Staff Report

Willy Hernangomez Has Four-Year Offer From Knicks
The Knicks acquired the draft rights to Willy Hernangomez during the 2015 NBA Draft.

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Furkan Korkmaz Negotiates Buyout Into Contract With Anadolu Efes
Furkan Korkmaz is projected to be a mid-first round selection.

Jonathan Givony/The Vertical

French Prospect Jonathan Jeanne Will Not Enter 2016 NBA Draft
The 7'2" French big man was a likely first round pick had he chosen to enter the 2016 Draft.

Jonathan Givony / DraftExpress

USA Men's Basketball Team Announces Summer Schedule
Team USA will play exhibition games in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Oakland, Chicago and Houston

Marc Spears / ESPN

Report: Anthony Bennett Could Sign In Australia
Anthony Bennett could be joining the Sydney Kings next season.

Boti Nagy/Adelaide Now

Juan Hernangomez Declares For NBA Draft
Juan Hernangomez is a 6'9, 20-year-old forward for Estudiantes.

Jonathan Givony/DraftExpress