HoopsHype Lucas Nogueira rumors

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Josh Lewenberg: Raptors are finalizing a buyout with Nogueira's team in Spain, Ujiri expects to have him on the roster this coming season Twitter @JLew1050

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Assuming Brazilians Bruno Caboclo and Lucas Nogueira join the team for next season, as expected, the roster is nearly full, with precious little cash remaining to bring in a needed defensive-minded small forward and big rim protector. Toronto Sun

June 29, 2014 Updates

According to spanish website Encestando, Lucas Nogueira wants to leave Estudiantes at the end of this season. He has another year of contract with the spanish team but his desire it's to play in NBA or for a Euroleague team. Sportando

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Finally, Lucas Nogueira returned to action in Spain. The Hawks’ first-round draft pick, returned to action for his Spanish League team Sunday. The center had eight points, of 4 of 4 shooting, and five rebounds in 14 minutes as Asefa Estudiantes Madrid defeated Bilboa Basket 86-80. Nogueira, who did not start, had not played since Dec. 7. He left the team and spent 10 weeks in the United States, in Los Angeles and Atlanta, rehabbing from a diagnosis of severe tendinitis in both knees. In Atlanta, he worked with Peachtree Orthopaedics Clinic, the same facility used by the Hawks. The Hawks selected Nogueira with the 16th overall pick in 2013. He signed to play another season in Spain’s ACB League to continue his development and add muscle to his 225-pound frame. Atlanta Journal-Constitution

February 13, 2014 Updates
December 21, 2013 Updates

The Hawks first-round draft pick will have doctors affiliated with the team be a part of the rehabilitation of the severe tendinitis in his knees that has limited the center this season. Nogueira, who recently suspended his contract with his Spanish League team to seek additional medical advice on the ailing knees, will miss two months. He will split his rehabilitation between Atlanta and Los Angeles, where he also saw doctors about his condition, before eventually returning to play for Asefa Estudiantes Madrid. Nogueira and his agent elected to use Peachtree Orthopaedics Clinic, the same facility used by the Hawks, for his rehabilitation. It will allow the team to monitor Nogueira’s progress. Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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