HoopsHype Bilbao rumors


May 11, 2015 Updates

Speaking in the Catalan newspaper “L’Esportiu” Marko Todorovic who is having a great season as a member of Bilbao on loan from Barcelona revealed that the Rockets are knocking his door and as Eurohoops can confirm, the interest is strong. EuroHoops.net

As he said: “The Rockets want me and in the summer I will take my decision. I believed that my style of play doesn’t fit the NBA, but the interest of the Rockets made my change my mind”. According to Eurohoops sources, Houston intends to make an offer to the player, who may be the next overseas import of the team. EuroHoops.net

October 5, 2013 Updates

New 76er Royce White tried last week to dispel any speculation that air travel would hinder him from playing for the team this season. However, the 6-foot-8 forward, who has an anxiety disorder, wasn't among the 14 players who flew here Thursday. The Sixers will face Bilbao Basket on Sunday at the Bizkala Arena at Bilbao Exhibition Center. On Tuesday, they will face Oklahoma City in Manchester, England. "It really was just based on our team doctor giving me and [general manager] Sam [Hinkie] and the club advice that it may be best for him to remain at home," Sixers coach Brett Brown said of White's absence. "You know we are with him. We will support and help him." Philadelphia Inquirer

Kwame Brown, Jason Richardson, Arnett Moultrie and Nayal "Mac" Koswhel also didn't make the trip. Maybe someone should have informed the NBA that Brown wasn't going to make the trip. He is one of four Sixers being promoted here for Sunday's game. A banner of the 6-11, 290-pounder hangs right outside of the arena's entrance in the BEC. Evan Turner, Thaddeus Young and Spencer Hawes are the others being promoted. Philadelphia Inquirer

February 21, 2013 Updates

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