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Emmanuel Mudiay Agrees To One-Year, $1.2M Deal In China

Emmanuel Mudiay has agreed upon a $1.2 million deal with Guangdong of the China Basketball Association.

Mudiay committed to SMU, but concerns of his eligibilty became an issue this month.

Mudiay is expected to be a top lottery pick in the 2015 NBA Draft.

Sportando first reported news of the agreement.

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

Joey Dorsey, Rockets Agree Upon Two-Year, $2M Deal

Joey Dorsey and the Houston Rockets have agreed upon a two-year, $2 million deal.

Dorsey will play as a backup at center to Dwight Howard.

Dorsey played for Barcelona this past season.

Dorsey was a second round pick by the Rockets in 2008.

Via Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Emmanuel Mudiay Considering Playing Overseas

Emmanuel Mudiay is considering hiring an agent and signing overseas.

Mudiay committed to SMU, but he may not be eligible to play his freshman season due to amateurism concerns.

The Chinese Basketball Association has been discussed as a possible destination for Mudiay, a native of the Congo.

Mudiay is expected to be a high lottery pick in the 2015 NBA Draft.

 

Via Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Artem Klimenko, Mavs Partnering As Center Plans To Develop In Russia Next Season

Artem Klimenko plans to play next season in Russia with BC Avtodor Saratov, and the undrafted seven-footer has become comfortable with continuing to cultivate a relationship with his most interested NBA suitor in the Dallas Mavericks, league sources told RealGM.

Ever since Klimenko went unselected in the June NBA draft, the Mavericks have pursued an arrangement to monitor the 20-year-old’s development in Russia over the next season or two.

Klimenko is expected to head to the United States at some point in the summer to visit the Mavericks and their staff, sources said.

Throughout the NBA pre-draft process, Klimenko intrigued teams with his versatility, mobility and outside range. He had been under late consideration by the Milwaukee Bucks and Indiana Pacers in the second round. Many around the NBA believe Klimenko needed to strengthen physically, strengthen his core work, but his size and potential intrigue everyone.

Klimenko had also played with BC Avtodor in the VTB league before declaring in the draft.

Via Shams Charania/RealGM

Sebastian Telfair Rejects $7M Offer From Chinese Team For Thunder Deal

Before finalizing his contract to return to the NBA, Sebastian Telfair rejected one of the most lucrative proposals in professional basketball overseas – a two-year, $7 million deal from a team in the Chinese Basketball Association, his agent Joel Bell told RealGM.

Telfair starred in the Chinese league a season ago, averaging 26 points and six assists, and a club came to him with an offer of $3.5 million per season once word trickled of his agreement with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Still, Telfair – once a prodigal point guard out of New York – pressed for his comeback into the NBA and finalized the deal in Oklahoma City.

In nine NBA seasons, Telfair, 29, has averaged 7.4 points, 3.5 assists and 21.6 minutes. He had been somewhat a lost player, bouncing around the NBA before re-engaging himself as a point guard in one-plus seasons with the Phoenix Suns.

Telfair closed the 2012-13 season with the Toronto Raptors.

Via Shams Charania/RealGM

Nets Working On Bojan Bogdanovic Deal

The Brooklyn Nets are working on signing Bojan Bogdanovic, who was drafted in 2011 by the club.

The Nets are attempting to use the taxpayer's midlevel to sign Bogdanovic, according to reports.

The Nets were close to signing Bogdanovic last offseason, but talks collapsed in negotiating his $2 million buyout with Fenerbahçe Ülker.

Via Reed Wallach/Nets Daily

Nikola Mirotic, Bulls Begin Working On Deal

Nikola Mirotic has secured a $3 million buyout with Real Madrid in order to come to the Chicago Bulls, reports HoopsHype.

Mirotic was the 23rd overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft and has since developed into one of Europe's best forwards.

Because he was drafted three years ago, Mirotic is not subject to the rookie salary-cap scale, and the Bulls likely will need to use some of their cap space to contribute to his buyout and sign him to a long-term contract.

The Bulls can pay up to $600,000 toward Mirotic's buyout, but anything over that amount would be considered a signing bonus and be charged to the Bulls' cap. 

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

The Bulls' decision to move forward with Mirotic at this point signals that they will be moving on without Carlos Boozer next season. Boozer can either be amnestied or traded.

Via Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Pacers Agree To Three-Year Deal With Damjan Rudez

The Indiana Pacers have agreed upon a three-year deal with Damjan Rudez.

Rudez will receive a portion of the Pacers' mid-level exception.

Rudez, who is 6-foot-10, plays the coveted NBA stretch-four position.

Rudez's production for Zaragoza of the Spanish ACB has helped develop a growing level of value for him in the NBA. He shot 44 percent on three-pointers in the ACB season and 52 percent (28-for-54) in the 16-game Euro Cup.

Via Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Dario Saric Signs Three-Year Deal With Anadolu Efes

Dario Saric has agreed upon a three-year deal with Anadolu Efes of Turkey, according to a source.

The deal will have a player option for the third year. Saric is expected to receive and sign a contract in the next 24 hours.

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

Saric was receiving looks from lottery teams as high as No. 10 with the Philadelphia 76ers, No. 11 with the Denver Nuggets and No. 12 with the Orlando Magic. He may slip beyond the lottery, but he becomes an option in the mid to late teens with the Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Phoenix Suns and Chicago Bulls.

Via Chad Ford/ESPN
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