Basketball Wiretap

Metta World Peace Signs In Italy

Mar 24, 2015 11:15 AM

Metta World Peace has signed with Pallacanestro Cantu of Italy for the remainder of the season.

World Peace started the season in China.

World Peace last played in the NBA in 2013.

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Stephon Marbury Wins Third CBA Title, Awarded Finals MVP

Mar 23, 2015 1:06 AM

Stephon Marbury won his third championship in the Chinese Basketball Association with the Beijing Ducks and was awarded the 2015 CBA Finals MVP.

Marbury knocked off Liaoning 106-98 behind 24 points, seven assists, five rebounds and four steals.

“I said I wanted to build a dynasty in Beijing,” Marbury told reporters in the locker room after the game. “People called me crazy… I’m just thankful and I’m humble.”

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Tags: Stephon Marbury, Beijing Shougang, NBA, International, International Teams

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Ante Tomic Named Euroleague MVP For Top 16, Round 10

Mar 14, 2015 5:38 PM

Ante Tomic had 16 points on perfect shooting, plus 12 rebounds and 6 assists with a performance index rating of 35, which earned him Euroleague MVP honors for Top 16, Round 10.

Barcelona defeated Maccabi Tel Aviv 89-71 in the game.

This is the second time Tomic has won the award this season.

 

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Tags: Ante Tomic, FC Barcelona Regal, Euroleague, International, International Award, International Teams, International League

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Reggie Redding Named Euroleague MVP Of Top 16, Round 9

Mar 7, 2015 6:37 PM

Reggie Redding of ALBA Berlin has been named Euroleague MVP of the Top 16, Round 9.

Redding had 27 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Redding also was an effective shooter, making 6 of 11 two-point shots, both of his three-point attempts and shooting 9 of 10 from the foul line in amassing a performance index rating of 36, which was the highest of any player in Top 16 Round 9.

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Tags: Reggie Redding, ALBA, Euroleague, International, International Award, International Teams, International League

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Eli Holman Re-Signing Deal With Zhejiang Lions For 15-16 Season

Mar 4, 2015 12:45 PM

After averaging nearly 23 points and 15 rebounds in the Chinese Basketball Association, center Eli Holman has re-signed with Zhejiang for the 2015-16 season, a source told RealGM.

Holman had considered summer and season offers in the NBA before re-signing in China.

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Tags: Eli Holman, Zhejiang Guangsha, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor, International, International Signing Rumor, International Teams, International Misc Rumor

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Rudy Fernandez Named Euroleague MVP For February

Mar 2, 2015 10:37 AM

Rudy Fernandez has been named Euroleague MVP for February.

Fernandez finished February's three games with averages of 18 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.7 steals, with a per-game index rating of 25.3 that was second-best for the month.

The monthly award is the first of Fernandez's Euroleague career.

 

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Tags: Rudy Fernandez, Real Madrid, Euroleague, International, International Award, International Teams, International League

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Samardo Samuels Named Euroleague MVP Top 16, Round 8

Feb 28, 2015 6:10 PM

Samardo Samuels of EA7 Emporio Armani Milan has been named Euroleague MVP for Top 16, Round 8.

Samuels scored 16 first-quarter points, added 11 more in the second and didn't stop until he had paced a much-needed 76-85 road win against Nizhny Novgorod and completed one of the best performances in Top 16 history. Samuels finished with 36 points and nine rebounds.

His performance index rating of 47 was not only the best in the competition all season, but tied for the third-best in Top 16 history.

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Tags: Samardo Samuels, EA7 Emporio Armani Milano, Euroleague, International, International Award, International Teams, International League

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Victor Claver Agrees To Sign With Khimki Moscow

Feb 27, 2015 1:02 PM

Victor Claver has agreed to terms with Khimki Moscow.

Claver will replace Joffrey Lauvergne who recently joined the Denver Nuggets.

Claver was waived by the Nuggets following his trade to the Portland Trail Blazers.

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Tags: Victor Claver, Khimki BC, Russian PBL, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor, International, International Teams, International League

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