September 6th, 2011
The star of Turkey and the NBA team of Orlando Magic – Hido Turkoglu will play in the championship of Spain, his homeland, during the lockout in the National Basketball Association, reported the media in our southern neighbor. According to information, basketball is ready to negotiate with any team he ensures that you can come in the U.S., where issues around collective bargaining agreement be allowed.
Currently Turkoglu and national team play Turkey Eurobasket 2011, tomorrow our southern neighbors are facing France.
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September 1st, 2011
The host of EuroBasket 2011 – Lithuania started to win their participation in the tournament after being beat Britain with 80:69 in the last match of Group ‘A’. Rimantas Kaukenas was most conducive to the success of his team – 16 points. The star of British Liol Deng scored 25 points and pulled 10 rebounds, and Daniel Clark and Joel Frylend added respectively 15 and 14 points. The match offered many emotions of fans in the hall, and the UK basketball for a moment not worried by more illustrious opponents. However, the break led Lithuania – 48:39, but in the third quarter the hosts made a series of errors and the result was reversed – 57:53 in favor of Liol Deng and company. The final ten minutes Lithuanians corrected his game without any problems and failed again to regain the lead and open difference of 11 points for the final 80:69.
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August 1st, 2011
The management of the basketball Barcelona can offer a new contract of Ricky Rubio if it fails to attract in its composition Marselinyo Uertas of Caja Laboral, the media revealed the Iberian Peninsula. As is known, the young Spanish international has signed a contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, but the lockout in the National Basketball Association to allow him to begin 2011/12 season with his old teammates.
However, Uertas repeatedly expressed their desire to go in Barcelona, but at this stage of the Caja Laboral bosses do not want to part with its star and send it to one of their main rivals for the title in the Liga ACB.
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January 23rd, 2011
The Guard of Barcelona and one of the most promising young basketball players in the world – Ricky Rubio has no desire to play in the National Basketball Association, at least at this stage revealed New York Times, citing a source close to the Spaniard. As is known, the team of Minnesota Timbaruuvs holds the rights to the player league overseas, but Rubio has repeatedly stated that not thinking about a career in the strongest basketball league.
“Ricky liaise with Minnesota, but the truth is that he and his family prefer to settle on the east coast if you ever get to the NBA version. That’s why bosses Timbaruuvs can use it to transfer targets, but not and rely on it to play in the team, “said the source of the publication.
Rubio himself also commented about his future in the league, saying that not thinking about the NBA.
“At this stage, the NBA is not my goal. I do not want to talk and do not want to think about it. For me it is most important to win against Barcelona,” explained the youngster.
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Jorge Garbajosa signed with CSKA Moskow
October 26th, 2008
Wing of the Spanish national team of basketball Jorge Garbajosa, who canceled his contract with a team of NBA Toronto Raptors will continue his career in CSKA Moscow, reported Journal brand.
As hard publication the basketball player not considered to be back in Spain since no local clubs how to improve the offer of the Moskow basketball team. Garbajosa said only: “I catch a dream for me, but my managers deal with this issue.
The current European champion has the ambition to remain on top in Europe, so the team is likely to attract national and Croatian Zoran Planinich.
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Juan Carlos Navarro again in Barcelona
October 26th, 2008
Juan Carlos Navarro has returned home after 1 season in the NBA, reported the official site of Barcelona. Overseas it is striving in the team of Memphis Grizlis. Navarro will get his old number 11, a coach Shavi Paskual hopes with the return of the player, the team to submit new heights. 28-year-old guard won in Barcelona many distinctions, including FIBA, the Spanish Cup and Cup Korach. The leadership relies a lot of experience and the scorers’ skills and build his team around him.
Spanish national contract is for 5 years.
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FIBA suspended Roderick Blakeney
October 23rd, 2008
American guard with Bulgarian passport Roderick Blakeney will be punished for one year to play in European club tournaments. Reason for the punishment is his refusal to appear on the national team camp in Bulgaria in July, reported by BFBasketbol.
Blackney that game in extra qualifications in 2007 for national team, an invitation to join this summer, but declined on personal grounds. Following BFBasketbol referring to the provisions of FIBA Europe, asked the player to be imposed sanction. Today BFBasketbol office had received a letter, which FIBA Europe informed that an American with Bulgarian passport Roderick Blakeney, player of Turkish Türk Telekom is punished.
“After examining the correspondence supplied from BFBasketbol, FIBA Europe decided on the basis a.102.1 suspend the rights of Roderick Blakeney immediately as he is not entitled to play in European club tournaments in the territory and jurisdiction of FIBA Europe for the 2008/2009 season” , Says the letter.
Penalty can be abolished only “if Türk Telekom and Roderick Blekni reach an agreement with FIBA Europe BFBasketbol and received written confirmation of this from Bulgaria, says in the document.
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Greece win against Serbia in European Qualifications
October 23rd, 2008
The team of Greece beat the host of Serbia dramatically with 85:82 in the first round match in Group “D” of European basketball skills for women. Evantiya Maltsi scored her 29 points, while Dimitra Kalentsu added 19 points and 10 asistentsii for the success of gostenkite. For the Serbians distinguished Anna Perovich with 20 points and with 18 points and 10 completed the struggles Jelena Milovanovic. The hosts had a chance to countervail 8 seconds before the end but Milonavonich miss the zone for three points. The Serbians started better and leaded with 23:12. The girls from Greece gradually reduced their liabilities and at the beginning of the last quarter even reached a complete reversal, which maintained until the end. In the other match of the group earlier today in Bulgaria wins with 74:70 (19:21, 23:15, 10:15, 22:19) versus Belgium after 23 points Tanya Chirov.
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Finland loses in Strasbourg
October 23rd, 2008
The basketball team of Finland, rival of Bulgaria in European basketball qualifications for men to Evro’2009 ended with a loss the quarter-final of the international tournament in Strasbourg (France). Finns lost by 73:75 points in the last tomorrow. Thus Finland finished the tournament with 2 wins and 1 loss but did not have any chances to qualify for the next round of Half-finals.
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