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  1. Italy - Maxime De Zeeuw agreed terms with Lottomatica Roma

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    Zeeuw
    Virtus Roma (Serie A) inked 27-year old Belgian international power forward Maxime De Zeeuw (204-108kg-87). He has played for the last two years at Port of Antwerp Giants in Belgian Ethias League. In 40 games he recorded 12.4ppg, 6.4rpg, 1.4apg and 1.1spg last season. He helped them to make it to the cup final and to the league semifinals. A very good season in his career as he was awarded Eurobasket.com All-Belgian League Domestic Player of the Year and voted to 2nd Team and voted to All...


  2. Israel - Alex Young (ex Sigma BRC) agreed terms with Galil Gilboa

    Alex Young
    Alex Young
    Galil Gilboa (Winner League) strengthened their roster with addition of 25-year old American swingman Alex Young (198-96kg-89, college: IUPUI, agency: Two Points). He played most recently at Sigma Barcellona in Italian A2 Gold. In 34 games he was fourth best scorer with impressive 19.6ppg and had 6.5rpg and 1.3spg previous season. Great year indeed as he was voted to Eurobasket.com All-Italian LNP Gold 2nd Team and to the All-Star Game. The previous (12-13) season Young played at Upea Cap...


  3. Germany - Moses Ehambe (ex Guaiqueries) signs at Bremerhaven

    Moses Ehambe
    Moses Ehambe
    Eisbaeren Bremerhaven (BBL) landed 28-year old USA ex-international swingman Moses Ehambe (198-98kg-86, college: ORU, agency: KMG Sports Management). He has a double citizenship as he also holds DR Congolese passport. Ehambe played in the summer at Guaiqueries in Venezuelan LPB league. In 7 games he averaged 7.6ppg and 1.9rpg. The previous season he played at Iowa Energy in D-League. In 52 games he had 14.9ppg and 3.8rpg. He helped them to end the regular season as a second best team in C...


  4. Italy - Aget Service Imola signs Marco Maganza

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    Maganza
    Aget Service Imola (A2 Silver) signed 23-year old domestic power forward Marco Maganza (204-91). He played previous season at Bawer Matera (A2 Silver). In 36 games he had 4.7ppg and 4.4rpg. He helped them to make it to the semifinals. The previous (12-13) season Maganza played at La Fortezza Recanati. In 35 A2 Silver games he recorded 5.4ppg and 5.3rpg that season. In 2011-12 season he played at Pallacanestro Trieste 2004 (A2 Gold). In 44 games he recorded 4.8ppg and 4.4rpg. He contribut...


  5. World Cup - Spain has the edge over USA to win World Cup

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    Maganza
    There are 3 main reasons why Spain are the favorites to win the world cup title. First is their home court advantage, then their excellent team chemistry, & finally having 2 of the best defensive big men in the world; Marc Gasol 2013 NBA defensive player of the year and Serge Ibaka who is arguably the best shot blocker in the NBA. Both of them are unmatchable by any other roster in this world cup including the American team


  6. World Cup - Murphy at last joins Wolfpack

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    Erik Murphy
    The long wait is over for Erik Murphy (208-PF-90, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management, college: Florida). The 23-year-old arrived in Helsinki this week and is at last playing with Finland's national team. In less than a month, the Wolfpack will play at the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Bilbao, Spain, and American-born Murphy, whose mother Paivi hails from Finland, is eager to help the squad out in any way possible. "Representing the national team means a lot to me because being Finnish i...


  7. Spain - Justin Keenan is targeted by Estudiantes

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    Keenan
    Tuenti Movil Estudiantes Madrid (Liga Endesa) is close to ink 26-year old American power forward Justin Keenan (202-113kg-88, college: Ferris State) who played last time at Maratonistas de Coamo in Puerto Rico. In 29 BSN games he was the best scorer with impressive 22.2ppg and had 7.8rpg and 1.7apg previous season


  8. Spain - Alcazar Basket land Olajide Keshinro

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    Keshinro
    Alcazar Basket bolstered their roster. They signed Olajide Keshinro (203-C, agency: Duran International). The centre has just graduated from Mercy College. He tallied 11.8 points, 9.5 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game in his senior season. Previous (12/13) season Olajide Keshinro notched 2.7 points and 1.5 rebounds per game in NCAA2.


  9. France - Roanne welcomes back Desroses

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    Desroses
    Chorale de Roanne Basket (ProB) landed 34-year old small forward Raphael Desroses (199-95kg-80). It is actually his comeback to Chorale de Roanne as he played here before. Desroses has played for the last two years at Sharks Antibes in ProA. However his team was relegated to ProB. In 24 games he averaged 4


  10. Turkey - Olin Edirne signs rookie Jordan Bachynski

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    Olin Edirne Basketball (TBL) inked 25-year old Canadian international center Jordan Bachynski (218-117kg-89). He just graduated from Arizona State University (NCAA). In 33 games he recorded 11.5ppg, 8.2rpg and 4.0bpg last season. A very good year in his career as he was awarded All-Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year and voted to All-Pac-12 2nd Team and voted to Pac-12 All-Defensive Team. As mentioned above Bachynski is just out of the college and it will be his first season in pro basket...


  11. Germany - Dennis Horner Returns To The Artland Dragons

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    Horner
    One can only get so much D-League experience and travel around the States as Dennis Horner (206-F-88, college: N.Carolina St.) has seen in the last years. Since 2011 with the exception of a short stint with the Artland Dragons playing three games during a try-out, Horner has always been in the D-League or NBA and now will return back to Germany to give it a second shot with the Dragons penning a one year deal. Horner is a 26 year old 206cm forward from Linwood, New Jersey that will be pla...


  12. Croatia - Horsens IC adds Gospic to their roster

    Ante Gospic
    Ante Gospic
    Horsens IC (Ligaen) added to their roster 24-year old Croatian forward Ante Gospic (203-90, college: Flagler). He played last season at Cocinas.com in Spanish LEB Gold. In 28 games he recorded 5.3ppg and 3.4rpg. Gospic was voted to All-PeachBelt 2nd Team in 2013. He graduated from Flagler College in 2013 and it will be his second season as a professional player. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Denmark


  13. Denmark - Stevnsgade tabs Mads Bloch

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    BK Stevnsgade (1st Division) inked 24-year old former international power forward Mads Bloch (203-110kg-90). He played most recently at Svendborg Rabbits (Ligaen). In 28 games he averaged 4.4ppg and 9.1rpg previous season


  14. Denmark - Horsholm keeps Nielsen for another season

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    Nielsen
    Horsholm 79ers (Ligaen) re-signed 26-year old former international point guard Frederik Nielsen (180-78kg-88). He played there previous season. In 31 Ligaen games he averaged 8.4ppg, 3.6rpg, 5


  15. Austria - Ian Boylan stays put, reinks with ece Bulls Kapfenberg

    Ian Boylan
    Ian Boylan
    According to the ECE Bulls Kapfenberg facebook page the club has reinked guard Ian Boylan(197-G/F-83, college: CS Northridge). In his first season with the Bulls Boylan led the club to a cup title and to the ABL Finals where Kapfenberg lost to the Guessing Knights in an epic finals series. Boylan who is a signature star in the ABL already won three ABL titles, two with Gmunden one with BC Vienna in 2013. He has also won multiple cup titles with the Swans and the Bulls. Last season Boylan...


  16. Sweden - Brandon Hassell (ex Eco Orebro) is a newcomer at Shimane Magic

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    Shimane Susanoo Magic (BJ League) strengthened their roster with addition of 28-year old American forward Brandon Hassell (209-104kg-86, college: The Pennsylvania State). He played most recently at Eco Orebro in Swedish Basketligan. In 36 games he recorded 13.9ppg, 7.6rpg and 1


  17. Sweden - Darko Jukic (ex Fileni BPA Jesi) joins Norrkoping

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    Darko Jukic
    Norrkoping Dolphins (Basketligan) agreed terms with 24-year old Danish ex-international guard Darko Jukic (198-94kg-90, agency: Two Points). He played previous season at Fileni BPA Jesi in Italian A2 Gold. In 25 games he had 8.4ppg, 4.3rpg and 1.2apg. The previous (12-13) season Jukic played at Horsens IC (Ligaen) in Danish league. In 36 games he was third best scorer with impressive 21.4ppg and averaged 8.8rpg (#4 in the league), 3.6apg, 1.8spg and 1.1bpg that season. He helped them to m...


  18. Hungary - Damen-Bell Holter is the new big man of EGIS Kormend

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    The management of EGIS Kormend and Zarko Rakocevic decided to part ways, so the team had to look for a new big man for the coming season. Damen Bell-Holter (206-F-90, college: ORU) signed a contract with the Eurochallenge team and will arrive to Hungary by the end of August. The 206 cm tall power forward grew up in a very small village, Hydaburg in Alaska and had a long way to get on a division 1 school program to fill in his dreams. He graduated on the University of Oral Roberts in 2013...


  19. Bulgaria - Cherno More split ways with Plamen Aleksiev

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    Cherno More decided to part ways with Plamen Aleksiev (180-PG-87). The point guard joined the team at the start of the previous season. He notched 4.5 points and 1.2 assists per game in NBL. Previously Plamen Aleksiev played for Tundja Yambol, Cherno More, Chernomorets. The guard was the member of the Bulgarian National Team in 2005 and 2011.


  20. Romania - Dragos Andrei signs at SCMU Craiova

    Plamen<br>Aleksiev<br>
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    Aleksiev
    Dragos Andrei, signs a contract for one year with SCMU Craiova. Dragos ( 27 year, 187cm, G ), arive from BC Timisoara, where, last season played 21 games, with the folowing statistics: 3.0 ppg, 1.0 reb and 1 ass. During his career, Dragos played for CS Otopeni and CS Targoviste. In 2011 Dragos participate to World University Games ( 7games, 12.3 min, 1.3 ppg, 1.0 rpg This summer, Dragos he joined to Romanial National team, preparing for Eurobasket 2015 qualifing games.