HoopsHype CSKA Moscow rumors

October 6, 2013 Updates

Weems, 27, returns to the USA as a key member of Russia's CSKA Moscow and will play against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday and San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday in exhibition games with his mind set on returning to the NBA, potentially as soon as next season. "These two games won't dictate whether I make my comeback to the NBA or whether I stay in Europe," Weems said. "This season, that's what will determine my future. But my resume so far has let coaches and GMs know that I'm ready to play in the NBA again." USA Today Sports

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The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team's two-game 2013 Target Center preseason schedule, highlighted by an exhibition contest against Russian champion and 2013 Turkish Airlines Euroleague semifinal CSKA Moscow on Monday, Oct. 7. The game is part of the Euroleague American Tour 2013, in which CSKA Moscow will also play the San Antonio Spurs on Oct. 9. The Wolves will also play host to the Toronto Raptors on Saturday, Oct. 12. Both games tip off at 7 p.m. NBA.com

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Adrian Wojnarowski: Jeremy Pargo has agreed to a two year, $5.2 million deal with CSKA Moscow, his agent, Brad Ames of Priority Sports, tells Y! Sports. Twitter @WojYahooNBA

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CSKA Moscow agreed to terms with Jeremy Pargo, a source told Sportando. The American PG returns to Europe after his NBA experience. Sportando

June 1, 2013 Updates

The Russian powerhouse is pursuing American PG Jeremy Pargo. The player spent the current season in the NBA with Cavaliers and Sixers averaging 6.8ppg and 2.4apg in 39 games. According to newspaper Israeli Hayom, Pargo is close to pen a two-year deal with CSKA Moscow, which is rumored to be, per Eurohoops, a 2 million dollars per season. Sportando

May 22, 2013 Updates

The Suns are also interested in speaking to CSKA Moscow assistant coach Quin Snyder, sources said. As a Lakers assistant last year, he received interest for the Charlotte and Orlando coaching jobs. Utah assistant coach Jeff Hornacek is also on the Suns' short list. Yahoo! Sports

May 21, 2013 Updates

Interesting footnote about the Nets' coaching search: Italian legend Ettore Messina, reported by Yahoo! Sports to be a candidate tempting Atlanta Hawks GM Danny Ferry, is not on Brooklyn's list. If the Hawks were to make him the first European head coach in NBA history, Messina would have to find a way out of Russian super club CSKA Moscow, which for years received considerable financial support from Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov. ESPN.com

May 17, 2013 Updates

Nikolai Tsynkevich, spokesman for CSKA Moscow, denied head coach Ettore Messina's departure to the NBA. "All I can say is that Messina signed a three-year contract in July 2012 with the team". Interfax

Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry is giving significant consideration to hiring the first European-born head coach in NBA history, sources told Yahoo! Sports. Ettore Messina, the Italian-born coach of CSKA Moscow, is among the top candidates to replace coach Larry Drew. Ferry and Messina have had contact about the possibility, and Messina is intrigued with the chance to be a global trail blazer in the NBA, sources told Y! Sports. Yahoo! Sports

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