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Arnett Moultrie Signs With Jiangsu Nangang

Arnett Moultrie has signed with the Jiangsu Nangang Basketball Club in China.

 

Moultrie was the 27th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft and spent two seasons with the Philadelphia 76ers before being traded to the New York Knicks in October.

Via Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Dusko Savanovic Named Euroleague MVP For Round 9

Dusko Savanovic of FC Bayern Munich has been named Euroleague MVP for Round 9 of the regular season.

Savanovic scored a career-high 31 points – including 14 in the fourth quarter – to lead Bayern to a come-from-behind 95-89 victory over PGE Turow Zgorzelec.

Savanovic was not only efficient with his shooting – 7 of 10 on two-point shots, 4 of 6 from behind the three-point arc and 5 of 6 from the foul line – but he also totaled 6 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 blocks for a performance index rating of 37, which was the highest of any player in Round 9 of the regular season. His index rating also established a record for Bayern Munich players in the Euroleague. This was the second time in Savanovic’s career that he was named player of the week.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Earl Clark Close To Deal In China

Earl Clark is nearing a deal in China.

Clark currently is playing in the D-League for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.

The Los Angeles Lakers have been interested in Clark.

Via Marc Stein/ESPN

D'or Fischer Named Euroleague MVP For Round 8

D'or Fischer continued his brilliant stretch of play for Unics Kazan and earned the MVP award for Round 8 of the Euroleague regular season.

Fischer was a difference-maker as Unics won its third game in a row by 68-72 on the road against Dinamo Banco di Sardegna Sassari to move into a tie for third place in Group A. Fischer was near perfect in scoring 23 points on 10-of-11 shooting, grabbing a club-record 15 rebounds and adding 3 assists, 2 blocks and 1 steal for a performance index rating of 43, the best so far this season.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Dario Saric Named Euroleague MVP For November

Dario Saric has been named Euroleague MVP for the month of November.

Saric averaged 15.5 points and 7.75 rebounds while making 61 percent of his two-point shots.

Saric has helped lead Anadolu Efes Istanbul to a first place spot in Group A. Saric is the youngest winner of the award in Euroleague history.

The Philadelphia 76ers (via the Magic) made Saric the 12th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Furkan Aldemir To Sign With 76ers

Furkan Aldemir will leave Galatasaray to sign with the Philadelphia 76ers.

Aldemir is averaging 8.1 points and 9.1 rebounds in 22.7 minutes per game for Galatasary in 11 games.

The 76ers acquired the draft rights to Aldemir in July 2013 from the Houston Rockets.

Via Sportando

Zoran Erceg Named Euroleague MVP For Week 6

Zoran Erceg has been named Euroleague MVP for Week 6 of the regular season in Galatasary's110-103 double-overtime victory over Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade.

Erceg, who forced overtime with a long three-pointer in the final seconds of regulation, finished the game with 32 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals for a performance index rating of 41, which was the most of any player in Regular Season Round 6. He also went 14-for-14 at the free throw line.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Delonte West Released By Shanghai Sharks

Delonte West has been released by the Shanghai Sharks after just four games.

West signed a non-guaranteed contract with the Sharks worth nearly $500,000 that could have reached $1 million with incentives.

"Honestly, we did not expect such a drop in performance," coach Ma Yuenan told reporters.

West averaged 23.7 points and 5.6 rebounds for Fujian Xunxing last season and had marks of 12.5 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.5 assists this season.

Via ESPN
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