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  1. Detroit second rounder Kyle Singler content with decision to stay overseas

    Jan 28, 2012, 11:00 AM EDT

    Kyle Singler, Joe Dumars

    It’s rare for a player selected in the second round of the NBA to have much immediate career affirmation. After all, many second rounders never even make the final cut of an NBA roster, and those that do typically warm the bench and play out unguaranteed contracts as practice filler. Duke forward Kyle Singler appears…

  2. Kyle Singler closes in on a deal with Real Madrid

    Nov 29, 2011, 5:04 PM EDT

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    The NBA is currently in the process of moving the lockout into its rearview mirror, but even that development can’t bring home all of the league’s wayward sons. There are plenty of players who signed contracts overseas without an NBA out, and beyond that, apparently, a contingent that’s able to find better contract conditions overseas…

  3. Luol Deng considering playing overseas

    Nov 2, 2011, 6:59 PM EDT

    Chicago Bulls v Miami Heat - Game Three

    From CSNChicago.com’s Aggrey Sam: Born in South Sudan and growing up in London, Luol Deng exploring the option of playing abroad during the ongoing NBA lockout doesn’t come as a surprise. A posting on the website of his agency, Interperformances, Tuesday, stated the Bulls small forward was “considering to play overseas.” Deng reportedly told British-based website mvp247.com,…

  4. More delays for Ron Artest: Insurance issues bar deal with the Cheshire Jets

    Aug 26, 2011, 7:15 PM EDT

    Miami Heat v Los Angeles Lakers

    It’s just not Ron Artest‘s week. First, he was linked to Dancing With the Stars — a pretty insidious affiliation, if you ask me. Then, his admirable gesture of changing his name to Metta World Peace was temporarily denied on the basis of outstanding traffic violations. A bummer, but one that will hopefully be resolved…

  5. Ersan Ilyasova reportedly agrees to play in Turkey, may skip out on the Bucks

    Jul 25, 2011, 6:38 PM EDT

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    The possibility of Deron Williams and the league’s top tier crossing the Atlantic to play their professional ball has all but consumed the day-to-day NBA chatter, but even the most solid bits of news on the subject come with a lack of permanence. Williams isn’t going to play in Turkey for the rest of his…

  6. If the players are just posturing about this overseas thing, they’re putting their all into it

    Jul 24, 2011, 10:18 PM EDT

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    If you’re not really going to Europe but you want it to seem like you are, this is the playbook. Release lots of media info, get one big guy to go, tell every reporter who asks that every member of your side is “considering it” and do as many exhibitions in other countries to generate…

  7. NBA players could flock to China, not Europe, if lockout goes on

    Jul 15, 2011, 6:52 PM EDT

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    With the lockout looming, many NBA players are considering playing in Europe as they wait for the new CBA to get hammered out. However, most European teams have limited finances, as well as a limit on how many U.S. players can be on a roster. However, some top agents think that there may be a…

  8. Not everybody wants to play in Europe: Meet Jonas Jerebko

    Jul 7, 2011, 12:53 PM EDT

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    The move of NBA players to Europe may be picking up steam – Deron Williams to Turkey is now your headliner — but not everyone wants to go. Not even Europeans. Meet Jonas Jerebko. The Pistons Swedish forward is staying stateside, his agent told the Detroit Free Press. Doug Neustadt, who represents Jerebko, said this…

  9. Adam Morrison working out, looking to play in Europe

    Jul 7, 2011, 10:52 AM EDT

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    When we last saw former Gonzaga star Adam Morrison, he was collecting an NBA Championship ring sitting on the bench of the Los Angeles Lakers. Something that was uncomfortable for him. He didn’t play anywhere last season. We didn’t know what was up with him until we saw this tweet from Chris Tomasson. After not…

  10. Carlos Arroyo rumored, Malik Hairston for sure to Italy

    Jul 5, 2011, 4:05 PM EDT

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    The NBA lockout has been pushing some players to Europe and it looks like a couple more happened on Tuesday. Carlos Arroyo may be headed to Italy, reports Vocero. The club Pallacanestro Cantœ has interest in the Pureto Rican guard that could not hold on to the Miami Heat’s starting point guard job. For now,…

  11. Players union trying to keep the “play in Europe” dream alive for lockout

    Feb 14, 2011, 9:48 AM EDT

    Memphis Grizzlies v Los Angeles Lakers

    It’s another negotiating tactic. Kobe Bryant followed in the footsteps of Dirk Nowitzki and Brandon Jennings in saying he might play in Europe — Italy, in this case — if there is a lockout. Except there is a massive hurdle — they are all under contract to an NBA team. Any player under an NBA…

  12. Looming lockout or no, there will still be a draft this June. After that? Good question.

    Nov 24, 2010, 4:10 PM EDT

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    Yes, we’re still pretty convinced in these parts that there will be a lockout come July 1. Hope we’re wrong, don’t think we are. But lockout or no, there will be an NBA Draft this June 23. Clippers fans can start debating now whether or not to draft Harrison Barnes with that top pick. What…

  13. Talk of European expansion at the same time as contraction here? Vintage David Stern.

    Oct 30, 2010, 9:55 PM EDT

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    It is always fun to hear Stern spin. He is a master. His skill and bouncing between fanciful positives and exaggerated negatives never ceases to amaze. The guy is better than any politician. The latest example is Stern traveling to NBA cities everywhere, talking to the media and never backing off the idea of contracting…

  14. Fabricio Oberto is without an NBA home, but still turns down offer from Turkish team

    Oct 8, 2010, 8:00 AM EDT

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    Few names in the NBA demand the respect of “Fabricio Oberto,” as long as “respect” is measured in smirks, sighs, and knowing guffaws. The Argentinian big man, who played for the Washington Wizards last season, has had a tidy, victorious, and fairly unproductive career as a late-arrival to the American basketball scene. Oberto was a…

  15. Terror alert up in Europe but will not slow NBA tour

    Oct 3, 2010, 1:00 PM EDT

    There is enough chatter out there in the intelligence community that the United States warned travelers about potential terrorist attacks in Europe today. Right as the Lakers, Knicks and Timberwolves are touring that continent of a preseason, game globalization trip. The Lakers and Timberwolves are in London, the Knicks in Milan. The Lakers will travel…

  16. Ricky Rubio’s parents turn down meeting with Timberwolves

    Oct 1, 2010, 9:55 AM EDT

    The Minnesota Timberwolves are in Europe, too. Think of them like the first opening act at a huge stadium concert, the band that comes on before the Knicks and then the Lakers take the stage. The band you kind of hear while you are still tailgating in the parking lot. But the Timberwolves have a…

  17. Phil Jackson is not happy about his European vacation

    Sep 29, 2010, 1:23 PM EDT

    Personally, a trip to London and Barcelona sounds pretty good. I could go for one of those. Phil Jackson? Not so much. Actually he might really enjoy such a trip if it was just him and Jeannie Buss, but in the middle of training camp? This is what he told ESPNLosAngeles.com’s Dave McMenamin. “This training…

  18. Oleksiy Pecherov signs deal to return to Europe

    Aug 16, 2010, 10:30 AM EDT

    For the past three seasons, Oleksiy Pecherov tried to find his place in the NBA. Now his place will be in Milan. Pecherov has signed a deal to play for Armani Jeans Milano, according to The Hoops Market. Pecherov played in just 44 games for the Timberwolves last season. Then with the re-signing of Darko…

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