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June 25, 2012 Updates

"I still want to go to the NBA. For me now, the best solution is to develop step-by-step. Now I will have the chance to play in the best European league and I looking to improve my skills. It is true that I have an NBA buyout for a fixed amount of money" said Pleiss. "The relationship with the Thunder who own my NBA right is great. We will be close and exchange info" added Pleiss who won't be playing the NBA Summer League as expected. Sportando

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June 20, 2012 Updates

The agent of the player, Claudio Villanueva, confirmed the contacts in Radio Punto Vitoria and, although he talked about an "informal conversation", he said that the possibility of Prigioni playing in the NBA is "real". El Correo

Claudio Villanueva said that, so far, they haven't received any formal offer in these meetings. "We have to talk about it. We don't have any offer yet". Noticias de Alava

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

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