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Andrei Kirilenko moved another step closer to a return to the NBA this past weekend, but by the time this long offseason and free agency frenzy is all said and done Kirilenko may not be the most coveted player fleeing CSKA Moscow.
That honor just might belong to Alexey Shved.
Last weekend, new CSKA head coach Ettore Messina made it perfectly clear the writing on the wall that he faces with his new team in Russia. A sizeable portion of the roster he inherited is now NBA bound featuriing Kirilenko, Shved, Nenad Krstic, Ramunas Siskauskas and Andrey Vorontsevich.
The Brooklyn Nets and Kirilenko still have a shared interest in working toward a deal, but an expected contract extension between the Nets and free agent Gerald Wallace may have changed those plans significantly.
The Boston Celtics own the Bird Rights to Krstic.
Vorontsevich and the Oklahoma City Thunder have a reported verbal contact in place and Siskauskas -- the 33-year-old 6-foot-6 swing guard -- is on a few front off...
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Andrei Kirilenko and Nenad Krystic played pivotal roles for Russian League champion CSKA Moscow.
As this day goes by more and more news about former Tar Heels now in the National Basketball Association comes out. This time it’s about forward Marvin Williams (6’9″/245 lbs), who was the first ever Top 5 pick to be chosen in the NBA Draft without ever starting a game while in college. And while that is somewhat a skewed statistic, since he only played one season in Chapel...
The Jazz have made preliminary inquiries to Danny Green.
According to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports, the San Antonio Spurs are one team interested in signing Utah Jazz free agent Josh Howard.Jazz free agent Josh Howard getting interest from Mavs for Dallas return, source tells Y! Utah, Lakers, Nets, Spurs, Celtics also interestedSpeaking of the Jazz, they are also interested in Spurs restricted free agent Danny Green, and according to...
Shortly after agreeing to trade shooting guard Joe Johnson to the Nets, the Atlanta Hawks dealt forward Marvin Williams to the Utah Jazz for PG Devin Harris. Both Williams and Devin Harris are owed about $8 million for next season ($8.3 mil to Williams, $8.5 for Harris) but Harris’s deal expires after next season. Williams has [...]
C.J. Miles averaged 9.1 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.2 assists last season.
Jazz free agent Josh Howard getting interest from Mavs for Dallas return, source tells Y! Utah, Lakers, Nets, Spurs, Celtics also interested— Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 1, 2012
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The Hawks have agreed to send Marvin Williams to the Jazz for Devin Harris.
The influx of European players to the NBA -- or back to the NBA in some cases -- next season will extend beyond the arrival of Jonas Valanciunas from Lithuania to Toronto and from France to Denver for Evan Fournier.
It is more than the return of Andrei Kirilenko and Nenad Krstic from Russia.
As the free agent market grows and dominates during the offseason, the list of international...