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September 15, 2014 Updates

Shandong Flaming Bulls are strongly pursuing two players, because they need a center for next season: Serbian Miroslav Radulijca and Mexican Gustavo Ayon, the second one reported by Shams Charania. Radulijca increased his value playing an important role in World Cup, where Serbia reached the Final Game against USA. Ayon is in talks with Real Madrid and San Antonio Spurs, but can consider the big offer (around $2.000.000) and decide to take his talents to China. Sportando

Pooh Jeter has no intention to leave his team Shandong Flaming Bulls. There were speculations about his possible signing with the Lakers because of a workout with other players in L.A., but the Ukrainian point guard told Beijing Time he's loyal and will come back to China. Pooh Jeter: "I was a native of Los Angeles who grew as Lakers' fan and so I'm very honored to receive their invitation, I will train in L.A. for two weeks, but I'll play in Shandong also becuase I have a contract with them". Sportando

According to Sports Sina, Liaoning Hunters made a mega offer to push reigning CBA MVP Lester Hudson to choose them as team for next season. The player is pursued by Liaoning and Xinjiang Flying Tigers, who're trying to extend the deal with the American guard-forward. Liaoning, according to CBA insiders, made a one-year, $1.400.000 to Hudson and now they are closer to agree to terms with him. Sportando

Shams Charania: Free agent center Denzel Bowles has a workout with the Pistons today, possibly the Bulls upcoming, league source tells RealGM. Twitter @ShamsCharania

Shams Charania: Shandong of China is making strong pursuit for NBA free agent Gustavo Ayon, source tells RealGM. Euro buyout's become issue w/ Real Madrid. Twitter @ShamsCharania

September 14, 2014 Updates

So Minnesota president and coach Flip Saunders has to make a decision on his willingness to extend Rubio's rookie contract with a deal that corresponds with a belief the T'wolves see him as franchise cornerstone. Saunders has had discussions with Rubio's agent Dan Fegan and they'll talk more between now and the Oct. 31 deadline. Without an extension, Rubio can be a restricted free agent next summer. Yahoo! Sports

Qingdao Double Star decided to make one last attempt to reach an agreement with Hamed Haddadi, according to Qilu News. The Chinese team made a huge offer to push the Iranian center to sign in China for the second consecutive season. The offer will be much higher than $1.300.000 Haddadi earned last season with Sichuan Blue Whales. Sportando

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