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He knows how the semifinal in Madrid is shaping up. Both teams have former and future NBA players. Goudelock will find himself matched up against Rudy Fernandez and Sergio Llull. If the game is tight at the end, the ball is going to be in Goudelock's hands. He will try to replace the mighty noise with a calming, intensifying silence. He will have to trust his instincts. He will need to believe in the teachings of Kobe. ``The rules are different here, everything is so much different -- the big games are almost like a stalemate where you're beating each other up, so it comes down to who is executing down the stretch and hitting the big shots,'' Goudelock says. NBA.com

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Serbian site B92.net published a 38-page document with FIBA's plans for the new Euroleague-Eurocup. FIBA has nine different plans for the new Euroleague and two for the new Eurocup. Sportando

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The Euroleague Basketball competition system for the 2015-16 will continue to feature 24 clubs in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season and 36 clubs in the Eurocup Regular Season, whilst the deadline for submitting pre-registration documents is May 15, 2015. Euroleague Basketball staff and the Financial Control Commission will review the clubs’ documentation, registering those clubs that subsequently qualify for each competition according to the Bylaws. After this the ECA Shareholders Executive Board, at its June meeting, will propose candidates for the wild-card vacancies in both competitions. TalkBasket

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However, Amundson, who has played on 10 NBA teams (12 is the record), isn’t buying the rhetoric. The rugged if undersized 6-foot-9 grinder has heard it before. And the 32-year-old told The Post if the Knicks don’t come through, he likely will play in Europe next season and pass on an 11th NBA team. “Yeah, everything is on the table for me,’’ Amundson said. “I would like to play. I’ve been in this league, so I know what that’s like. So I think going overseas would be a new experience for me I think I’d enjoy. I’d get an opportunity to play. So yeah, everything’s on the table.’’ New York Post

If it doesn’t pan out, Amundson, who is of Swedish heritage, said Spain would top his overseas list. “I thought about it last summer, we had some interest, but nothing materialized,’’ Amundson said. “I’ll wait and see what the options are in the summer.’’ New York Post

April 1, 2015 Updates

Nikola Mirotic: "When I was playing with Real Madrid and watched NBA games, I thought you could get a lot of easy baskets there. But when you come here you realize these guys play fast and physical. No basket is an easy one. It's easier to make them in Europe. Marca.com

March 20, 2015 Updates

NBA mock drafts tab Duke’s Jahlil Okafor, Kentucky’s Karl Anthony-Thomas and Willie Cauley-Stein and Ohio State’s D’Angelo Russell as possibilities. Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak plans to travel to Europe for a scouting trip beginning Monday, though it was not clear which countries he will visit. Los Angeles Daily News

March 11, 2015 Updates

Would you take the chance to play in a top Euroleague team and win the competition or you prefer to return to NBA? James Anderson: “I would like to go back to NBA but if there are not good options over there then definitely I would like to stay in Europe and play for a top Euroleague team”. EuroHoops.net

March 5, 2015 Updates

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