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Coby Karl will continue his career in Germany with MHP Ludwigsburg, a source told Sportando. The American guard/forward, son of the NBA coach of the year, started the season with Reggio Emilia of Italy. Sportando

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BBC Bayreuth made official the signing of Will Conroy. The player already debuted in Bundesliga scoring 4 points in the loss 95-80 to Ludwigsburg. Sportando

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Dirk Nowitzki might not be done with international basketball, even at the age of 36. Germany coach Frank Menz said Monday that the Dallas Mavericks forward would consider a return to FIBA competition if the national team looks capable of making a run at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Nowitzki last played for Germany at the 2011 EuroBasket in Lithuania. But Nowitzki was fatigued after the Mavericks' run to the NBA title, and the Germans failed to reach the quarterfinals, ending hopes of reaching last summer's Olympics in London. ESPN.com

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Gregory Echenique will start his pro career with Neckar Riesen Ludwigsburg, a source told Sportando. The Venezuelan big man ended his NCAA career with Creighton averaging 9.7ppg and 6.7rpg as senior. Echenique will sign with an NBA clause. Sportando

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What’s the best way to raise shackles in the German sports world? Easy: Publicly proclaim anything that projects Dirk Nowitzki in anything but glowing colors. Over at heinnews today is a report that FC Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has done just that. In a line made for today’s instant media, FC Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness proclaimed that his side would be unlikely to ever sign Nowitzki after his NBA career because “We are … not a nursing home for basketball players.” Ball In Europe

January 24, 2013 Updates

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and digital sports media group PERFORM today announced the launch of NBA.de, the new look official online destination for NBA fans in Germany. The site, which will be hosted in a dedicated section within the PERFORM owned Spox.com, will stream one LIVE game per week free and will also feature a range of multimedia content including videos and highlights and real-time statistics. NBA.de will offer an array of digital content including a weekly game streamed live throughout the regular-season, Playoffs and Conference Finals. Fans will also be able to watch daily highlights from NBA games, as well as keep updated through exclusive editorial produced by the spox.com editorial team of expert NBA writers. StockMarketWire.com

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Dallas center Chris Kaman hasn't ruled out playing for Germany if it qualifies for 2014 World Cup in Spain. “I’m up for (playing for Germany again). I just don’t know what Dirk’s decision will be,’’ said Kaman, who played for Germany in the 2008 Olympics and before only has wanted to play for the country if Dirk Nowitzki, now his Dallas teammate, is playing. “I can’t say no now. But I can’t say yes.’’ Sulia

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