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USA – Wade still undecided about Team USA

MIAMI (2010 FIBA World Championship) - Dwyane Wade is a long way from deciding whether or not he will play for the United States at the 2010 FIBA World Championship. Team USA's leading scorer at the Beijing Olympics at 16 points per game, the Miami Heat guard recently met with USA Basketball supremo Jerry Colangelo. "I really said to myself after ...


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CRO – Rozic sidelined, set for Achilles-op

ZAGREB (2010 FIBA World Championship) – Croatia international Marin Rozic has suffered a partial tear to his Achilles tendon and will be out of action for three months, Cibona Zagreb have announced. An important member of Croatia’s national side since EuroBasket 2007, the 26-year-old small forward got hurt in Sunday’s top-of-the-table ...


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United Kingdom - BBL Team of the Week #15

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This week's star performer is Guildford Heat's Kenny Langhorne (196-F/G-81, agency: ProSportsCareers, college: S.Arkansas). The American notched 28 points in Chad McKnight's side's win against PAWS London Capital last Sunday, on an efficient 5/6 field goal shooting and 3/5 from the free throw line. From behind the three point arc, the small forward drained five of his nine shots, as well as grabbing 7 rebounds, and 4 steals in a 36:02 display of hard work


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Spain - LEB Silver: Round 14 review

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ADT Tarragona - Andorra 72-91
Andreu Matali (204-F/C-81) poured in 20 points while Courtney Pigram (185-G-85, college: E.Tenn.St.) and Brandon Wolfram added 18 and 17 respectively as they helped River Andorra secure 72-91 away win over ADT Tarragona. For hosts, Xavier Guirao had 15 points while Frederico Castello added 13


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Russia - CSKA gets Pops Mensah-Bonsu

Luis FloresAlready planning for the Euroleague's next round, CSKA Moscow on Tuesday announced the siging of center Pops Mensah-Bonsu (206-F-83, agency: SportsTalent, college: George Washington) for the remainder of the season, pending the medical tests. Mensah-Bonsu (206, 26) will replace Courtney Sims, who had been on a tryout with CSKA during the last two weeks. Mensah-Bonsu arrives from Toronto of the NBA, where he averaged 3.3 points and 3.1 rebounds in 53 games


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Lithuania - Zalgiris adds Aleksandar Capin

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Aleksandar Capin (186-G-82, agency: Beo Basket) has signed a deal with B.C. Zalgiris Kaunas . The Slovenian point guard startted the season in Lokomotiv Kuban in Russia. 27-year-old player tallied 20.4 points, 2.9 boards and 4.4 assists per game in Russia league. EuroChallenge he averaged 13.3 points, 2 rebounds and 3.5 assists per four game. Last season Aleksandar Capin started in Azovmash Mariupol in Ukraine. Later he helped Lokomotiv Kuban Rostov and tallied 11


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Denmark - SISU CPH close to bankruptcy

Daniel BangWith a 10-6 record, SISU CPH was a big success on the court going into the Christmas break. A total of nine paid players and a new coach, paved the way for this great start to the season, and catapulted last years 7th placed team into the top 4.

Sadly after only 4 months of the story started to take a turn, first the President of the club stepped down, and later club announced that they were missing close to 1.000.000 Danish Kroner in order to finish the 2009/2010 season


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Ukraine - Eddie Ard joins Hoverla

Eddie ArdHoverla tabbed Eddie Ard (196-G/F-85, college: Lipscomb). The 24-year-old shooting guard spent the previous season in the NBDL. He played for the Utah Flash averaging 3.5 points and 1.9 rebounds per game. Eddie Ard graduated from the Lipscomb University back in 2008. The guard tallied 15.1 points, 4.6 boards, 2.1 assists and 1.3 steals per game for the Bisons during his senior college season. Eddie Ard made it to the All-A-Sun 2nd Team in 2007 and 2008.


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Switzerland - LNA Round: 18 (Regular Season)

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Alon Stein (188-G-78) notched 16 points, 7 assists, 5 boards and 4 steals to propel Lugano past Boncourt. Dusan Mladjan added 14 points in the winning effort. Tony Gugino delivered 18 points, 10 boards and 4 blocks in the loss.

MGS - SAV Vacallo 73-98
Vacallo eased past MGS away from home. Matt Schneidermann (205-F/C-81, college: N.Iowa) scored 36 points and grabbed 9 boards for the reigning champions. Duane Erwin added 20 points for the winners


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Bulgaria - Balkan part ways with center Marko Janjusevic

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