Overseas Hoops: The 10 best EuroLeague Free agents still on the board

Eurohoops picked out ten names that are still available on the market and there are some great opportunities for EuroLeague teams, especially when it comes to the frontcourt By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net After the top ten EuroLeague signings of the summer, Eurohoops presents a list of ten players that are still available on the market and would be a valuable addition to any team. An honorable mention goes to Dragan Bender who is still recovering from his injury. While he is in theory a free agent, Bender is expected to have a new…

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Overseas Hoops: Thon Maker signs with Hapoel Jerusalem

Thon Maker has signed with Hapoel Jerusalem, the team announced Wednesday. Taken with the tenth overal pick in the 2016 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks, Maker never became the player that one would expect of a top ten pick, as he only averaged 4.5 points, 2.6 rebounds and 0.5 assists in 13.8 minutes per contest. Maker was involved in a three team trade between the Detroit Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks and the New Orleans Pelicans that most notable sent fellow former lottery pick Stanley Johnson to the Pelicans and Maker…

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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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Ron Baker retires at 28

Former Wichita State star Ron Baker has retired at the age of 28 due to injuries. Baker went undrafted in the NBA back in 2016 appeared in 96 games over three seasons with the New York Knicks and Washington Wizards and he would average 3.1 points ,1.4 rebounds and 1.8 assists during his time in the Association. In 2019-20 Baker would suit up for CSKA Moscow and in 27 games he put up 2.6 points, 0.9 rebounds and 0.9 assists in 11.1 minutes per contest. Baker has now been named…

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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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Overseas Hoops: Cedevita Olimpija adds Zach Auguste

Bigman Zach Auguste heading to Cedevita Olimpija By Johnny Askounis/info@eurohoops.net Looking to strengthen inside after parting ways with Mangok Mathiang and Hayden Dalton, Cedevita Olimpija acquired Zach Auguste, the team announced Monday. Auguste. 28, is on his way back to the 7DAYS EuroCup. His run with Galatasarayproduced his first 26 appearances split between 2018-19 and 2019-20. The Greek-American center spent the previous season at Panathinaikos OPAP. His 4.6 points and 2.3 rebounds per Turkish Airlines EuroLeague contest made out his second stint at the Greens. He went on registering 6.4 points, 5.2 rebounds, and…

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Overseas Hoops: Lavrio Megabolt adds guard Jahvon Blair

Lavrio completes yet another move, brings in Canadian guard Jahvon Blair By Johnny Askounis at eurohoops.net /info@eurohoops.net Lavrio Megabolt announced the addition of Jahvon Blair on Monday. Blair, 23, spent the last four years at Georgetown. He averaged 15.4 points, 3.6 rebounds, and 3.6 assists per NCAA game in his senior season as the Hoyas exited in the first round of the postseason. The pro rookie from Canada jumps in the strong list of newcomers for the team coached by Christos Serelis featuring Alexandros Nikolaidis, Alfis Pilavios, Dimitris Kaklamanakis, Jerry…

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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: Emmanuel Mudiay signs with Zalgaris Kaunas

The path from the NBA to Turkish Airlines EuroLeague taken by Emmanuel Mudiay By Johnny Askounis/info@eurohoops.net Emmanuel Mudiay has penned a contract with Zalgiris Kaunas for the next season, the team announced Monday. He was indeed rumored to nearing a deal with the Lithuanian powerhouse. Mudiay, 25, was drafted 7th overall in 2015 by the Denver Nuggets. He since recorded 303 games played in the NBA between the Nuggets, New York Knicks, and Utah Jazz up to the 2019-20 season. European basketball and Turkish Airlines EuroLeague will be a brand new experience for him. Per the press release: “Zalgiriscompleted its…

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Overseas Hoops: Galatasaray signs Sadik Kabaca

Turkish forward Sadik Kabaca becomes the latest newcomer for Galatasaray Nef By Johnny Askounis at eurohoops.net/info@eurohoops.net Galatasaray Nef has added Sadik Kabaca on a 2+1 contract, the team announced Monday. Kabaca, 20, a regular with Turkey junior national teams, after his time at the club level with Bandirma joined Besiktas Icrypex for the 2020-21 season. The youngster logged 4.3 points and 3.1 rebounds per game in Turkey’s BSL over 29 appearances. As a member of the Lions, he will be back in the Basketball Champions League. His Banvit stint in…

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