HoopsHype France rumors

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Tony Parker and Nicholas Batum both headline the 12-man roster that France will have when they arrive in Ljubljana next month for Eurobasket. Head coach Vincent Collet has surprised many however by leaving out Leo Westermann, Evan Fournier and Kim Tille, a decision that was made by Collet on Saturday night, before the team’s first defeat of the pre-Eurobasket warm-ups to Greece. Many expected Fournier to make his senior debut this summer in Slovenia after impressing at under-20 level. He was also a major standout at last year’s Adidas Eurocamp in Treviso, Italy – where they showcase young European prospects under the watchful eye of NBA scouts. "Evan [Fournier] had little time to show us what he could do, and although in the last few games he improved and started to play more freely, it was still not enough to make us change our mind about what we had seen before," Collet explained. TalkBasket

August 11, 2013 Updates

Pierre Jackson: Welp everyone it's official in a couple days I will be going to France to play my first professional season with Tony Parkers team "Asvel"! Wasn't really hard a decision I just chose what was best for my growth as a player and FINANCIALLY for me and my family! Extremely happy/blessed for the opportunity and excited for what my future holds!! Thank you to everyone for the support! Instagram

August 9, 2013 Updates

Kevin Murphy will sign a deal with SIG Strasbourg as told to Sportando and confirmed by Catch-and-Shoot. Sportando

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ASVEL Villurbanne decided to go to Kelenna Azubuike for the swingman spot. As the influential Catch and Shoot reports parts are looking to find an agreement to take Kelenna in France. Azubuike was plagued by knees problems but with the Tony Parker's approval the team is ready to present an offer. Sportando

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CSP Limoges made official the signing of Alex Oriakhi. The rookie has been selected with the 57th overall pick by the Suns in the 2013 NBA Draft. Sportando

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Tony Parker: "I'm going to play for the French National Team till 2016. There's four competitions left and then it's over for me. I want to enjoy it." BasketActu.com

July 24, 2013 Updates

Pierre Jackson will sign with ASVEL Villeurbanne for the coming season. The rookie was close to moving to Italy in Brindisi but the French team entered in the negotiations and agreed with the player. Sportando

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