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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Drew's contract runs out on June 30, and he's been informed the organization will start to talk with other candidates. While it's almost assured that Drew has coached his final game in Atlanta, there's a small possibility the Hawks could miss out on several of their top targets and return to Drew, sources said. The Hawks' shortlist includes San Antonio Spurs assistant Mike Budenholzer and CSKA Moscow assistant Quin Snyder, sources said. Yahoo! Sports

April 25, 2013 Updates

Claudio Villanueva, agent for Andres Nocioni, in an interview with Cadena Ser said that two weeks ago the Argentinean forward turned down an offer from the NBA. Nocioni's contract with Caja Laboral expires after this season. "Andres talked with Josean Querejeta but Caja Laboral has not made a contract extension proposal yet" said Villanueva. "Two weeks ago we got an offer from the NBA but we turned it down for respect of Baskonia" added Vilanueva saying that several European teams are interested in the player. "CSKA Moscow is among them? I cannot comment" ended Villanueva. Sportando

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