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Boban Marjanovic Named Euroleague MVP For Regular Season Round 10

Boban Marjanovic of Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade has been named Euroleague MVP for Regular Season Round 10.

In his team's 75-99 road win over Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius, Marjanovic had 25 points on 11-of-13 for two-point shooting and was 3 of 4 from the free throw line in less than 18 minutes. He also pulled down 11 rebounds, dished 3 assists, and blocked a shot, adding up to a performance index rating of 33.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Alexis Ajinca Close To Two-Year Deal With Pelicans

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.

Via Ken Berger/CBS Sports

Eric Griffin Reaches Deal With Puerto Rican Team

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.

Via Shams Charania/RealGM

Bulls Meet With Nikola Mirotic, Hoping For Buyout For 14-15 Season

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.

Via HoopsHype

Darjus Lavrinovic Wins MVP For Euroleague Regular Season Round 9

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.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Elias Harris Reaches Deal With Brose Baskets

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.

Via Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Jason Love Named Eurocup MVP For Regular Season Round 0

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.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Vassilis Spanoulis Named Euroleague MVP For Week 8

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.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Derrick Brown Named Euroleague MVP For November

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.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Damien Wilkins Signing With Beijing Ducks Of China

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.

Via Shams Charania/RealGM
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