HoopsHype Caja Laboral rumors


June 20, 2012 Updates
June 19, 2012 Updates

The Knicks, in widening their search for a veteran point guard to be a tandem with Jeremy Lin, met last week with Pablo Prigioni, a 35- year-old on Argentina’s Olympic team. Prigioni, who played last season in Spain for Unicaja Laboral, had a two-day visit, dinner with Knicks general manager Glen Grunwald and coach Mike Woodson. Prigioni, considered a good passer and clutch shotmaker, will square off against Team USA at the London Games next month. New York Post

His Spanish team, a source said, is offering him a one-year deal. The Knicks likely would want him for either the $2 million lower exception or $1.4 million veteran’s minimum. New York Post

June 6, 2012 Updates

Caja Laboral could lose its leader and top scorer Mirza Teletovic who is seriously interested in joining a team in the NBA. Misko Raznatovic, the agent of the Bosnian forward signed a agreement with his current club on a buy-out which would let him move across the pond. TalkBasket

Teletovic is contracted to Caja Laboral for two more years but he would be allowed to leave if the buy-out is paid. It is reported that the interested party would have to pay around €2.2 million to break Teletovic's contract. TalkBasket

June 5, 2012 Updates

Spurs draftee Nando de Colo has no agreement in place with San Antonio, but the French guard will give the Spurs first dibs over European clubs as a free agent, his agent Wassim Boutanos told HoopsHype. "We have promised the Spurs we will let them know of any firm offer Nando receives - whether it is from Barcelona, (Caja Laboral) Vitoria or any other European team," Boutanos said. "We have been in contact with the Spurs for a long time and Nando is in every projection they have about the team for next season, but the timing now is not right to negotiate and it probably won't be until after the draft." HoopsHype

June 4, 2012 Updates

The future of Andres Nocioni won't be with Caja Laboral. The Basque team lost in ACB semifinals against Real Madrid and ended the season. Andres Nocioni's contract will expire in June but his return is very unlikely. Nocioni returned to Caja Laboral after several seasons and few disappointing experiences in NBA. Sportando

June 3, 2012 Updates

Mirza Teletovic said he wants to keep playing with Caja Laboral, that he has two more years in his contract and he doesn't think about playing in the NBA right now. "I have two more years and right now I see myself still playing here." Encestando

May 26, 2012 Updates

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