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September 16, 2014 Updates

Six years ago, Under Armour signed Brandon Jennings, a high school basketball standout who made the unconventional decision to forgo college for a pro career overseas. Today, history repeats itself, as the brand has announced a deal with Emmanuel Mudiay. "With Emmanuel joining our roster, Under Armour Basketball has added one of the game's best young players to our team," said Matt Mirchin, EVP, Global Marketing, Under Armour. "For such a young player, Emmanuel has a complete game, is a leader and plays with a toughness that stands out the moment you see him step on the court. When you combine that with his commitment to training and his positive attitude, he has the potential to be a special player for a long time. We're proud to now be a part of his journey." "Joining the Under Armour team is an important step in the pursuit of my ultimate dream to compete at the game's highest level," said Mudiay. "Knowing their dedication to making athletes better and how well their footwear performs made them the perfect partner." Sole Collector

Pooh Jeter has no intention to leave his team Shandong Flaming Bulls. There were speculations about his possible signing with the Lakers because of a workout with other players in L.A., but the Ukrainian point guard told Beijing Time he's loyal and will come back to China. Sportando

September 15, 2014 Updates

Shandong Flaming Bulls are strongly pursuing two players, because they need a center for next season: Serbian Miroslav Radulijca and Mexican Gustavo Ayon, the second one reported by Shams Charania. Radulijca increased his value playing an important role in World Cup, where Serbia reached the Final Game against USA. Ayon is in talks with Real Madrid and San Antonio Spurs, but can consider the big offer (around $2.000.000) and decide to take his talents to China. Sportando

Pooh Jeter has no intention to leave his team Shandong Flaming Bulls. There were speculations about his possible signing with the Lakers because of a workout with other players in L.A., but the Ukrainian point guard told Beijing Time he's loyal and will come back to China. Pooh Jeter: "I was a native of Los Angeles who grew as Lakers' fan and so I'm very honored to receive their invitation, I will train in L.A. for two weeks, but I'll play in Shandong also becuase I have a contract with them". Sportando

According to Sports Sina, Liaoning Hunters made a mega offer to push reigning CBA MVP Lester Hudson to choose them as team for next season. The player is pursued by Liaoning and Xinjiang Flying Tigers, who're trying to extend the deal with the American guard-forward. Liaoning, according to CBA insiders, made a one-year, $1.400.000 to Hudson and now they are closer to agree to terms with him. Sportando

Shams Charania: Shandong of China is making strong pursuit for NBA free agent Gustavo Ayon, source tells RealGM. Euro buyout's become issue w/ Real Madrid. Twitter @ShamsCharania

September 14, 2014 Updates

Qingdao Double Star decided to make one last attempt to reach an agreement with Hamed Haddadi, according to Qilu News. The Chinese team made a huge offer to push the Iranian center to sign in China for the second consecutive season. The offer will be much higher than $1.300.000 Haddadi earned last season with Sichuan Blue Whales. Sportando

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Qingdao Double Star is struggling to reach an agreement with Iranian center Hamed Haddadi. Qingdao General Manager said that Haddadi didn't reject their offer, but he's seeking a contract in NBA and wants to evaluate all the possibilities before choosing the Chinese offer. Sportando

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Anyway Qingdao has no plan to stop here. The team entered into negotiations with Iranian center Hamed Haddadi, who's pursued also by Spanish Real Madrid. Haddadi can be signed with the Asian spot and will allow Qingdao to sign another American player. The team already signed former Zalgiris Kaunas point-guard Justin Dentmon. Sportando

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