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Israel - Premier L. Round: 9 (Regular Season)

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Ironi Ashkelon - Hap.Jerusalem 74-77
Jerusalem is 7-2 after stunning Ironi Ashkelon 77:74. Five players scored in double figures as Uri Kokia (203-F-81, agency: Avi Zilberman) led them with 16 points. Simmons Chester produced 15 while Thompson Dijon and Pinkney Kevinn notched 13 each. Sneed Omar responded with 26 points in the losing case.

Ironi Nahariya - Galil Gilboa 67-77
Galil Gilboa improved to 7-2 record as they rolled over Ironi Nahariya 77:67


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Israel - Ironi Nahariya sign LaMarr Greer

LaMarr GreerIroni Nahariya strengthened their roster with addition of 33-year old American guard LaMarr Greer (196-G-76, college: Florida St., agency: Buck Andre). Greer played most recently at ASU Sports Club (Jordan). While playing EuroChallenge for Keravnos Strovolou in 2009 his stats were: 6 games: 17.0ppg, 2.2rpg, 2.7apg, 1.2spg; Cypriot League: 16.0ppg (2nd best in the league), 3.2rpg and 1.8apg


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Lithuania - Worcester Wolves signed two new players

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The city club have utilised their overseas contacts to recruit an exciting young Lithuanian and 6ft 9ins American Devin Smith.

Kastytis Normantas (191-G-85) is a 24-year-old, 6ft 3ins athletic combo guard and impressed at the basketball school in his home city of Kaunas, Lithuania.

Kastytis is a combo guard, who can play both the point and shooting positions equally as well. I am happy with his addition and am looking forward to him bringing quality to Wolves


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Euroleague - Montepaschi joins top 3 in European Ranking

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The biggest jump last week was Italian leader Montepaschi Siena. They joined CSKA Moscow (#1, 17-3) and Regal FC Barcelona (#2, 20-1) in Top 3.
Montepaschi won another two games last week. First they won their Euroleague game against French ASVEL 83-74. Then they crushed Montenegrano 97-66 in Italian Serie A. They passed Greek Olympiakos, Spanish Real Madrid and Israeli Maccabi Tel Aviv, which all lost one of their games last week


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Italy - Montepaschi joins top 3 in European Ranking

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The biggest jump last week was Italian leader Montepaschi Siena. They joined CSKA Moscow (#1, 17-3) and Regal FC Barcelona (#2, 20-1) in Top 3.
Montepaschi won another two games last week. First they won their Euroleague game against French ASVEL 83-74. Then they crushed Montenegrano 97-66 in Italian Serie A. They passed Greek Olympiakos, Spanish Real Madrid and Israeli Maccabi Tel Aviv, which all lost one of their games last week


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World Championships - LIB Lebanon goes to Turkey with one eye on London 2012

Jim HarrickBEIRUT (2010 FIBA World Championship) Nowhere in Asia is there a bigger appetite for basketball than Lebanon.

For that reason, there was unbridled enthusiasm and a huge sense of relief in the country after the news broke on December 12 that the national team had received a wild card to play at the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Turkey


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Magic's Howard, Lakers' Bryant named Players of the Week

The Orlando Magic's Dwight Howard and the Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant today were named the Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Dec. 14, through Sunday, Dec. 20.

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Magic guard Nelson to play against Jazz

Jameer Nelson is back for the Orlando Magic.

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Italy - Legadue, market news: Joseph Bunn joins A.B.Latina

Joe BunnJoseph Bunn (198-F/C-75, college: Phillips (OK)) will replace K.C. Rivers (196-G/F-87, college: Clemson) in A.B. Latina roster. The former Legadue Top Scorer has agreed terms with A.B. Latina, who has choosen a very experienced player to replace Rivers, who joined Benetton Treviso after 12 games. Bunn ended last season with Aget Imola, scoring 23.1 ppg in 28 games adding 8


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Spain - Bitter Sweet For Brazilian MVP

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Brazilian born forward Rafael Hettsheimeir (206-C-86) exploded onto the ACB scene after he was named as the MVP of Round 13. The Spanish passport player who previously played at CAI Zaragoza in LEB Gold early this season collected a mammoth valuation of 35 for his new team Xacobeo Blu Sens. However it wasn't all sweet but also a little bitter since his team crashed 80-64 at Granca


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