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Justin Dentmon agrees to deal with KT Sonic Boom

Veteran guard Justin Dentmon has agreed to a deal with KT Sonic Boom of the Korean Basketball League, sources told Sportando.

Adam Johnson of 2 Ways & 10 Days first reported that Dentmon reached a buyout agreement with the NBA G League’s Texas Legends to play in South Korea.

Dentmon averaged 17.4 points while shooting 40.7% from 3-point range in seven games with the Legends this season.

Ra’Shad James officially joins Ulm

Ra’Shad James is officially a new player of Ratiopharm Ulm .
The American comes from Telekom Baskets Bonn where he was averaging more than 13ppg in Bundesliga.

Sidigas Avellino agreed to terms with Ojars Silins, close to signing Demonte Harper

Serie A and BCL team Sidigas Avellino has reached an agreement with Ojars Silins for the remainder of the season. The Latvian forward has played two months with Alma Trieste this season.

Avellino is also close to signing Demonte Harper . The American has started the season with Tofas Bursa .

But the market of Avellino is still banned from registering new players. The owner of Avellino, Gianandrea De Cesare, is paying all the debts but there is still an agent to be paid before the club will be free to officially sign new players.

The news was reported by Orticalab.

Jordan Adams to play for Syria in Dubai International Basketball Championship

Former NBA guard Jordan Adams will be playing for Syria in the upcoming Dubai International Basketball Championship, his agency, ASL Sports Group, told Sportando.

Adams was selected by the Memphis Grizzlies with the No. 22 overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft. He has played a total of 22 games with the Grizzlies in two seasons, averaging 3.2 points in 8.2 minutes of action.

The Dubai International Basketball Championship will be held on February 1-9 and will feature two-time NBA champion Lamar Odom, who has joined the Mighty Sports team of the Philippines.

Baskonia signs Jalen Jones

Jalen Jones has signed a deal with Baskonia until the end of this season, the Spanish team announced.
This season the forward has played 16 games as a two-way player for the Cleveland Cavaliers, with averages of 5.1 points and 2.1 boards


Gabriel Belardo signs with BK Spisska Nova Ves Club

Gabriel Belardo is a new player of BK Spisska Nova Ves Club, his agency announced:

 

Agent for James Nunnally, Bill Neff: The player has not decided his future yet

UPDATE 15.55

Bill Neff, agent for James Nunnally , denied to Sportando that the forward has agreed to terms with Ax Armani Exchange Milano .

“He has not decided his future yet. Milano and other four teams made us an offer before he went to Houston but after that, they have not contacted us” Bill Neff said.

Nunnally is free agent after being waived by the Houston Rockets during his 10-day contract.

13.08 Forward James Nunnally is heading back to Italy where he has already played with Sidigas Avellino in 2015-2016, a source told Sportando.

Nunnally has been waived by the Houston Rockets before his 10-day contract expired and is returning to Europe where he is expected to sign a contract till June 2020 with AX Armani Exchange Milano .

The American forward spent the past two seasons with Fenerbahce winning one EuroLeague title and joined the Minnesota Timberwolves during the free agency. The TWolves waived him and he signed a ten-day contract offer with the Rockets despite big offers from EuroLeague teams as Milano, Baskonia and Olympiacos .

James Nunnally returning to EuroLeague after being waived by Houston?

After being waived by the Houston Rockets , James Nunnally posted a cryptic message on his Instagram account.

 

The American forward had a two-year contract offer from AX Armani Exchange Milano before signing the 10-day contract with the Houston Rockets and had also offers from Baskonia and Olympiacos .

Nunnally has played 2 games with the Rockets averaging 4.5 points.

James Nunnally has played in Italy with Sidigas Avellino being named Serie A MVP in 2014-2015.

Dominique Johnson parts ways with Pistoia, signs with Riyadi

Former Azusa Pacific guard Dominique Johnson has exercised his option to part ways with Italian team Pistoia and signed a deal in Lebanon with Riyadi, the player’s agency confirmed to Sportando.

Johnson played 16 games in the Italian Serie A with Pistoia, averaging 14.8 points, 2.9 rebounds and 2.9 assists while shooting 39.6% from 3-point range.

The news was first reported by Rabih Khoury.

“Ivan Almeida is free agent. We have breached contract with Kalev/Cramo” agent says

UPDATE 18.34: “Ivan Almeida is free agent. We have breached the contract with Kalev/Cramo on January 18 and he has already a couple of offers. Almeida will go to France on Wednesday to get confirmation that he is cleared to play” Almeida’s agent Yann Balikouzou told Sportando.

UPDATE 15.20: Kalev/Cramo manager Kaarel Sibula denied that Ivan Almeida became free agent.

“We have a contract with Almeida” Sibula told Korvpall.ee. “Almeida will go to France at the beginning of February to find out if it is possible to start a rehabilitation” added the GM of the Estonian team. “I have heard that Ivan Almeida would love to become free agent but out goal is to achieve successes and make results. It is hard to say if we will keep Almeida. It depends on the tests he will have in February. But Almeida is not free agent as of today”.

13.17: BC Kalev/Cramo and Ivan Almeida have parted ways.

Almeida wrote on Twitter “Free”.

The MVP of the 2017-2018 Polish league moved to Estonia last summer.

Ivan Almeida was averaging 16.6 points in 5 VTB League games.

Khimki fire coach Bartzokas, hire Rimas Kurtinaitis

Rimas Kurtinaitis is back as head coach of Khimki Moscow Region .

The Lithuanian head coach will replace Georgios Bartzokas who has been fired this morning.

Kurtinaitis is expected to arrive in Moscow between today and tomorrow.

Source: Khimki Moscow.

Rytas Vilnius suspends Dominique Sutton “for a while”

LKL and EuroCup team Rytas Vilnius announced the suspension of Dominique Sutton for violating the team internal rules.

Sutton will be suspended for a while and won’t take part in the upcoming EuroCup game against Alba Berlin .

“Dominique will be suspended from the team for a while, and we will decide his future soon” GM Julius Serapinas said.

Source: Rytas Vilnius Official Website.

Dominique Johnson to sign with Al Riyadi?

According to Rabih Khoury, Dominique Johnson opted out his deal with Pistoia and signed with Al Riyadi for the remainder of the season.

In 15 games with Pistoia, Johnson had averages of 14.8 points and 2.8 assist

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-lang=”it”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”><a href=”https://twitter.com/Sportando?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@Sportando</a> Dominique Johnson opted out and signed with Al Riyadi in Lebanon for the remainder of the season.</p>&mdash; Rabih Khoury (@rabihkhoury) <a href=”https://twitter.com/rabihkhoury/status/1087066058945634304?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>20 gennaio 2019</a></blockquote>
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