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Andrei Kirilenko said that Ettore Messina leaving CSKA Moscow was the right decision for the Russian club. The Nets forward had a long interview with Sovsport. “I think that it was the right decision. A coach cannot do as Messina did during the most important game of the season saying “I am not able to coach the team, I am leaving”. You are not a player and ask for a substitution is something goes wrong. You are the mentor and you have to motivate the team. Sportando

July 11, 2014 Updates

Despite a few twists and turns in the last moment, mainly about the contract duration and the move made by CSKA Moscow, Bogdan Bogdanovic finally is a member of Fenerbahce/ Ulker with a four seasons contract which includes an one million euros NBA out clause in 2016. According to Eurohoops sources close to the situation the official press release is expected in the next hours, as Bogadanovic is already in Istanbul, as Turkish journalist Ismael Segnol reported yestereday via twitter, in order to pass the medical exams of his new team. Partizan will get one million euros as a buy out for letting the player sign with Fenerbahce/ Ulker. EuroHoops.net

July 9, 2014 Updates

Guard Nando De Colo has become our club’s first newcomer of the offseason. The French player signed 2+1 contract. De Colo played overseas past two seasons, defending the colors of the San Antonio Spurs and the Toronto Raptors. Nando played 98 games for the Spurs (9 starts) averaging 4.0 points, 1.9 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 0.6 steals in 12.5 minutes. He also participated in 6 playoff games. During the previous season De Colo was sent to the D-League several times and then traded to Toronto. He played in 21 games for Canadian club averaging 3.1 points, 1.3 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 0.3 steals in 9.2 minutes. By returning from America Nando has become the first French player in CSKA history. cskabasket.com

Nando De Colo, CSKA guard: I’m very pleased and proud to join such a famous club as CSKA with all its history. After the discussions I had with the coach and the President, it seemed obvious to me that I had to be part of this sport project. I will do all my best to help achieving CSKA’s goals. cskabasket.com

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After winning the Euroleague, coach David Blatt is a hot commodity, and it’s not a secret that CSKA Moscow has already approached him. Still, Blatt has openly said that he doesn’t exclude staying at Tel Aviv, provided he gets the “right offer” from Maccabi. The negotiations between the two sides have started, however according to Eurohoops sources, the gap between them is pretty wide at this point. Maccabi is offering a two years extension until the summer of 2017 and 800.000 dollars per season – Blatt has a contract for next season, but also a modest buy out clause – while the coach wants a four years extension (until 2019) and a million dollars per season. EuroHoops.net

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