August 2018 International Wiretap

Brandon Jennings To Sign With Zenit St. Petersburg

Aug 20, 2018 11:32 AM

Brandon Jennings is expected to sign with Zenit St. Petersburg of Russia.

Jennings began his professional career with Roma.

Jennings spent last season in China, the G-League and finally in the NBA with the Milwaukee Bucks.

Nikos Varlas/EuroHoops.net

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Tarik Black Agrees To One-Year Deal With Maccabi Tel Aviv

Aug 17, 2018 4:16 PM

Tarik Black has agreed to sign a one-year deal with Maccabi Tel Aviv.

Black spent last season with the Houston Rockets.

Marc J. Spears/The Undefeated

Tags: Tarik Black, Houston Rockets, Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv, Euroleague, Israeli BSL, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, International, International Teams, International League

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Jazz Waive David Stockton

Aug 14, 2018 5:30 PM

The Utah Jazz have waived David Stockton.

Stockton signed with the Jazz at the end of the 17-18 season.

It was previously reported Stockton would sign in Germany for the 18-19 season.

Shams Charania/Yahoo! Sports

Tags: David Stockton, Utah Jazz, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, International, NBA Waiver

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Dwyane Wade Rules Out Playing In China

Aug 12, 2018 9:43 PM

Dwyane Wade has apparently ruled out playing in China as he was posed the question on Saturday.

“Heat only," said Wade. "If I play the game of basketball this year it will be in a Miami uniform. If I don’t, I’ll be living in Miami or somewhere else probably.”

Wade said he’s in no rush to reach a decision after finishing the 17-18 season with the Heat.

“It’s no clock for me,” Wade said. “I let my agent handle the stuff he needs to handle with Pat and them. It’s not my job to be going back and forth in the meeting with them. When the time is right for both sides to make a decision on what that is, if it it’s right, if it’s wrong, whatever the case may be, I think it will be made.

“Me and UD, Pat has said obviously, we’ve been in Miami for a while and we have the ability to say if we want to continue to play this game, continue to be leaders of the organization. But there are other things that come into play that I have to talk about and I’m sure UD has to talk about on his own. When all of that is final and the decision needs to be made it will be made.

“It’s different now. We’re not sitting down trying to figure out a $100 million contract by July 8th. It’s a different situation now. We have time.”

Wade was offered a large contract in China.

Manny Navarro/Miami Herald

Tags: Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, International

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Adelaide 36ers Seeking Compensation From Brooklyn For Mitch Creek

Aug 9, 2018 3:11 AM

The Adelaide 36ers of the Australian NBL have gone to court in Australia to stop Mitch Creek from signing with the Brooklyn Nets without compensation.

Creek had one year of a three-year deal left to run with the 36ers in the 2018-19 season but triggered his European/NBA out clause to join a top-level German club, Wurzberg. Wurzberg gave Creek its clearance but Adelaide claims it must get its approval as well.

"We are ensuring in the event that he gets a spot on the final roster that there is some sort of compensation (for Adelaide)," 36ers chief executive Ben Kavenagh told The Advertiser.

Former teammate Josh Childress has taken to social media pleading for the 36ers to come to their senses and allow Creek to follow his dream.

https://twitter.com/JChillin/status/1027414334933282816

The Nets are looking at offering Creek a camp invite.

Nets Daily

Tags: Mitchell Creek, Josh Childress, Brooklyn Nets, Adelaide, Australian NBL, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor, International, International Teams, International League

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Okaro White Close To Deal With Maccabi Tel Aviv

Aug 8, 2018 10:07 AM

Okaro White is close to a deal with Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv.

White was waived by the Cleveland Cavaliers on August 5.

White played in all seven games for the Cavs in the MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2018 in Las Vegas, averaging 6.0 points and 7.4 rebounds in 23.9 minutes per game.

Stavros Barbarousis/EuroHoops.net

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Brian Bowen Becomes First Player Signed To Australia's Next Stars Program

Aug 7, 2018 3:13 PM

Brian Bowen has signed a professional contract with the Sydney Kings in Australia.

Bowen, the No. 14 ranked recruit in ESPN's Top 100 in 2017, is the first player signed to the NBL's Next Stars program, which was launched in March.

Bowen was one of the main figures identified in the FBI's sweeping investigation into corruption in college basketball, as his family was accused of being paid $100,000 by Adidas to commit to Louisville. Bowen subsequently transferred to South Carolina and practiced with the team, but he was ruled ineligible for the 18-19 season as well.

Jonathan Givony/ESPN

Tags: Brian Bowen II, Louisville Cardinals, South Carolina Gamecocks, Sydney, NCAA, NBA, NBA NBA Draft, International, NBA Draft General, International Teams

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Trevor Booker Nearing Deal With Shanxi Brave Dragons

Aug 6, 2018 10:46 AM

Trevor Booker is nearing agreement on a deal with the Shanxi Brave Dragons of the Chinese Basketball Association.

Brandon Jennings and Luis Scola played for Shanxi last season.

Last season, Booker played for the Brooklyn Nets, Philadelphia 76ers and Indiana Pacers.

Alex Kennedy/HoopsHype

Tags: Trevor Booker, Shanxi Zhongyu, Chinese CBA, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, International, International Teams, International League

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David Stockton Signs Contract In Germany

Aug 2, 2018 10:25 PM

David Stockton has agreed to sign with Medi Bayreuth in Germany. 

Stockton finished the 17-18 season with the Utah Jazz.

Stockton had a non-guaranteed contract that would have seen him get paid $1.5 million if the Jazz had guaranteed it, although it was expected that the organization would not do so.

Ryan McDonald/Deseret News

Tags: David Stockton, Utah Jazz, Medi Bayreuth, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor, International, International Teams

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Nate Robinson Agrees To Sign With Homenetmen Beirut

Aug 2, 2018 9:56 PM

Nate Robinson has agreed to sign a one-year contract with Homenetmen Beirut in Lebanon.

Robinson is currently playing in the Big 3.

Robinson last played in the NBA in 15-16 with the New Orleans Pelicans.

Shams Charania/Yahoo! Sports

Tags: Nate Robinson, Homenetmen Beirut, Lebanese Division A, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, International, International Teams, International League

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