NBL News: Makur Maker signs with Kings as part of Next Stars

From nbl.com.au: The Hungry Jack’s National Basketball League (NBL) is pleased to announce Makur Maker will join the Brydens Lawyers Sydney Kings as part of the NBL Next Stars program. Maker joins a Kings program that has become a breeding ground for NBA talent over recent years and the 20-year-old will be aiming to improve his stocks ahead of next year’s NBA Draft. Former Sydney players Didi Louzada (New Orleans Pelicans) and Jae’Sean Tate (Houston Rockets) are now thriving in the NBA, while former Kings coach Will Weaver is an…

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NBL News: Breakers sign PG Peyton Silva

From nbl.com.au: The Sky Sport Breakers have confirmed the signing of US point guard Peyton Siva as their first import for NBL22. 30-year-old Siva and his family are in a MIQ facility in Rotorua and will complete quarantine on Wednesday. Siva arrives having played 26 games for EuroLeague club Alba Berlin last season, averaging 10.1 points, 5.2 assists, and 1.2 steals. Siva became a free agent at the end of the 2021 season and was expected to stay in Europe before being snapped up by the Breakers. “In all honesty,…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Two teens facing murder charges in sneaker robbery

Two Arizona youths are staring down murder charges in connection with a pair of armed robberies that claimed the life of a Tucson man. According to the Tucson Police Department, 17-year-old Aaron Jordan McComb and 16-year-old Rashie Ashburn both charged with first-degree murder and armed robbery. Allegedly, Ashburn, McComb and another male posed as sneaker buyers on Offerup. On July all three suspects met their first victim at a Safeway. They robbed the victim of his shoes , but they were not harmed. Just two hours later they met with…

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Jaylen Adams signs with Sydney Kings for NBL22

From nbl.com.au: The Brydens Lawyers Sydney Kings have announced the signing of import point-guard Jaylen Adams. Adams joins the Club following three years playing in the NBA and G-League. Known for his prolific scoring and playmaking ability, Adams is a marksman from three-point range, averaging 40% from behind the arc in the 2019-20 season. Adams also prides himself on his defensive presence and ability to create for others; a two-way player to run the offence is exactly what the Kings front office were looking for. Hailing from Hanover, Maryland, Adams…

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Overseas Hoops: Jordan McRae signs with Boulogne Metropolitans 92

The 30-years old guard returns to Europe and will compete in the EuroCup By Eurohoops team at eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net After spending last season in China, Jordan McRae returns to the old continent, where he played back in 2017 with the jersey of Baskoniajust for four games. The US player signed with the French side Boulogne-Levallois Metropolitans 92 and will also compete in the EuroCup. The 30-years old shooting guard (1,96 m.) was until recently a player of the Beijing Ducks in the Chinese CBA. He was drafted 58th overall in the 2014 NBA…

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Balsa Koprivica reportedly signed with Partizan

The former player of Gonzaga, the Lakers and Galatasaray moves to Italy info@eurohoops.net A familiar face to basketball fans on both sides of the Atlantic joined Dolomiti Energia Trentino and closes the 2021-22 roster, as the club announced. Johnathan Williams (26, 2,06 m.) is the latest addition to the Italian club, which competed both in the 7DAYS EuroCup and of course in Legabasket. A product of Gonzaga University, who also played for two seasons in the NCAA with Missouri, played 23 games with the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2018-19 season (6.8 points and…

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Marc Gasol’s second season in LA is now an uncertainty

By Johnny Askounis/ info@eurohoops.net Despite his plan to return to the Los Angeles Lakers for a second season, Marc Gasol might end up considering other options, per Marc Stein. Gasol, 36, inked a two-year contract with the Lakers last November. After Spain was eliminated from the Olympic Games in Tokyo, he shared his plans of heading back to Los Angeles. However, his spot on the roster is uncertain, according to the latest report. The Spanish big put up 5.0 points, 4.1 rebounds, 2.1 assists, and 1.1 blocks in a rocky season with the Lakers, his 13th…

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