Overseas Hoops: Filou Oostende signs Brandon McCoy

The former UNLV center Brandon McCoy jumps in for Filou Oostende By Johnny Askounis at Eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net Filou Oostende has secured the services of American center Brandon McCoy, the team announced Tuesday. McCoy, 23, after two G League seasons at the Wisconsin Herd, split 2020-21 between Zlatibor of Serbia’s KSL and Puerto Rico’s Grises de Humacao. Also, he was part of Team USA in the 2017 FIBA U19 World Cup capturing a bronze medal. He last played for the Miami Heat in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. His showings produced…

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Overseas Hoops: Manny Harris signs with AEK Athens

The 2018 Basketball Champions League MVP, Manny Harris is back for AEK By Johnny Askounis at eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net AEK has penned Manny Harris to a contract for the next season, the team announced Wednesday. Harris, 31, returns to the Greek side and the Basketball Champions League three years since capturing the BCL title and being named 2017-18 MVP. He also reunites with Stefanos Dedas after working under the recently appointed AEK head coach at Bahcesehir Koleji in 2018-19 and Hapoel Holon in 2019-20. The former Michigan standout, Detroit native, has…

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AEK signs Braian Angola

Braian Angola returns to the Basketball Champions League By Eurohoops team at eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net AEK announced that the club has penned a two-year deal with Braian Angola. The 27-year-old Colombian forward played for Nes Ziona in Israel last season, averaging 19.1 points and 7.2 rebounds. “I feel amazing that in the new season I will play in the AEK jersey. I have heard a lot about my new team. I have heard about its famous history, about the titles, about its… crazy fans. It is a unique opportunity for me…

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Overseas Hoops: DeVaughn Akon-Purcell signs with Galatasaray

Another Basketball Champions League season, his fourth, coming up for DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell By Johnny Askounis/info@eurohoops.net Fresh off playing in the NBA Summer League, DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell inked a one-year contract, including an option for one more season, with GalatasarayNef, the team announced Monday. Akoon-Purcell, 28, comes back for yet another campaign in the Basketball Champions League after logging 31 appearances between the Bakken Bears and Tofas. His new side is part of Regular Season Group E along with ERA Nymburk, PAOK, and Igokea. He posted 13.4 points, 5.8 rebounds, 2.0 assists, and…

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Overseas Hoops: AEK adds forward Eric Griffin

AEK powers up with experienced power forward Eric Griffin By Johnny Askounis/info@eurohoops.net Eric Griffin has inked a two-year contract with AEK, the team announced Monday. Eurohoops had reported on his move to the Queen. Griffin, 31, will slide into the Basketball Champions League, besides competing in Greece’s Basket League, also for the first time. Last season, he posted 17.9 points, 6.8 rebounds, and 1.5 assists per game for Hapoel Be’er Sheva in Israel’s Winner League. The latest newcomer follows in Stevan Jelovac, Juan Pablo Vaulet, Quino Colom, Nikos Pappas, Giorgos Bogris, Panagiotis…

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Overseas Hoops: Besiktas Icrypex signs Jordan Bone

Besiktas Icrypex receives a major boost signing Jordan Bone By Johnny Askounis/info@eurohoops.net Jordan Bone has penned a contract for the next season with Besiktas Icrypex, the team announced Monday. Bone, 23, moving overseas will display his talents in the Basketball Champions League. After being selected 57th overall in the 2019 NBA draft, he logged 24 NBA appearances between the Orlando Magicand the Detroit Pistons averaging 2.8 points, 1.2 rebounds, and 1.1 assists per contest. His remaining pro experience stems from the G League. The former Tennessee point guard joins fellow newcomers, Ege Havsa,…

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Overseas Hoops: Devondrick Walker signs with VEF Riga

Devondrick Walker is the seventh new player for VEF Riga By Johnny Askounis/info@eurohoops.net VEF Riga has inked Devondrick Walker for the next season, the team announced Sunday. Walker, 29, last played in the NBL, as a member of Hawke’s Bay Hawks. He registered 20.2 points, 4.9 rebounds, 4.1 assists, and 1.9 steals per contest. The American swingman, after three G League seasons, moved his talents to Europe in 2018. Italian stops at Trieste and Brindisi, and Roanne in France generate his experience in the continent. He competed in the NBL the…

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Overseas Hoops: Levi Randolph signs with Oostende

Levi Randolph returns to Europe and the Basketball Champions League after three years split between the G League and NBL By Johnny Askounis/ info@eurohoops.net Filou Oostende has acquired experienced swingman, Levi Randolph, the team announced. Randolph, 28, is back in the Basketball Champions League after participating in 32 games in 2016-17 and 2017-18. He since joined the Canton Charge in the G League and finished 2020-21 at the New Zealand Breakers averaging 14.8 points, 3.5 rebounds, 1.3 assists, and 1.1 steals per NBL contest. The Belgian side became his fourth BCL…

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Overseas Hoops: Galatasaray adds Davis Kravish and Ridvan Oncel

David Kravish and Ridvan Oncel joined Galatasaray for the upcoming season By Eurohoops team at eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net Galatasaray continued with roster preparations for the upcoming season, adding two more reinforcements to the mix in David Kravish and Ridvan Oncel. Kravish, who’s got plenty of experience in the Basketball Champions League, will return to the competition in which he averaged 13.5 points and 6.4 rebounds last season with Brose Bamberg. He signed a one-year deal. Aside from the big man, Galatasaray also added a point guard in Oncel. The 24-year-old also has three BCL campaigns…

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Overseas Hoops: Marco Spissu fails Unicaja Malaga’s physical

Marco Spissu will have to take care of his health before returning to the court By Eurohoops team at eurohoops.net/ info@eurohoops.net Although Unicaja Malaga announced the addition of Marco Spissu near the end of July, a new development might force the two sides to go separate ways. As the club announced, the Italian guard has failed the necessary medical tests and will not as of yet be joining Unicaja. Dinamo Sassari, Spissu’s former team, has also been informed about the situation. “The player Marco Spissu will not finally be able to…

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