HoopsHype Darius Songaila rumors

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After being one of the best players for Lithuania in the Olympic Games in London, where he averaged 11 points and 3.5 rebounds per game and moved to the eight spot in the national team’s all-Time scoring list with 612 points, the power forward is doing his best to position himself for a comeback to the NBA. “I don’t want to spend the whole year somewhere in Europe far away from my daughter. It would be much better if I could live in the States, where I could visit her without too much effort,” the player told lrytas.lt. lithuaniabasketball.com

August 8, 2012 Updates

John Hobbs: Lithuania's Darius Songaila has announced his retirement from international basketball, following his side's 83-74 defeat to Russia. Twitter

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Marc Stein: Lithuania's Darius Songaila told me postgame he hopes to sign back in NBA ASAP. Definitely had his moments vs. Team USA: 11 pts in 17 mins Twitter

“There are like 250,000 Lithuanians in Great Britain,” said veteran forward Darius Songaila, who had stints in the NBA with Sacramento, Chicago, Washington, New Orleans and Philadelphia before returning to Europe the past two seasons. “A lot of people come out and support us. We find Lithuanians working in the stands and security and the cafeteria. Everywhere. The crowd is unbelievable coming out and supporting us. It’s almost like a home game.” ESPN.com

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BC Donetsk is closer to waive Darnell Jackson. Former NBA player didn't perform as expected and the Ukrainian team is on the market looking for a replacement. Donetsk showed interest in Darius Songaila. The Lithuanian is free agent after he left Galatasaray where he has started the season. Another name for the Ukrainian club is Vladan Vukosavljevic of Politekhnika-Halychyna. The player is averaging 18.4ppg and 11.3rpg in 16 games in Superleague. Sportando

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Free agent forward Darius Songaila is finally signing with Galatasaray of Turkey, one source told HoopsHype. The Lithuanian forward came close to joining Lietuvos Rytas last week, but ended up accepting a one-year deal with the Turkish club, who will compete for a spot in the Euroleague this season. HoopsHype

Ric Bucher: DSongaila signs 1yr/$1.5m deal w/Galatasaray. No out. Leaving, oh, 13 more jobs for the other 300-some out-of-work NBAers to fight over. Twitter

Darius Songaila is officially a new player of Galatasaray. The Lithuanian comes from Philadelphia 76ers with whom he has played just 10 games last season. Songaila should get around $1.5M per season with the Turkish team. Sportando

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Free agent forward Darius Songaila is close to an agreement with Lietuvos Rytas of Lithuania, one source told HoopsHype. The Lithuanian, an eight-year NBA veteran, played in just 10 games with the Sixers last season, averaging 1.6 ppg and 1.0 rpg. HoopsHype

June 30, 2011 Updates

Free agent forward Darius Songaila is close to an agreement with Lietuvos Rytas of Lithuania, one source told HoopsHype. The Lithuanian, an eight-year NBA veteran, played in just 10 games with the Sixers last season, averaging 1.6 ppg and 1.0 rpg. HoopsHype

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