HoopsHype Olympiacos rumors
As reported by the most important Greek website, Matt Howard is targeted by Olympiacos. The American power forward spent his college career with Butler Bulldogs averaging 16.4ppg and 7.7rpg as senior in NCAA. Howard went undrafted in 2011 NBA draft and planned to start his pro career in Europe. Sportando
Rasho Nesterovic is close to leave Olympiacos after one season. The Greek team won't extend the contract of the big man, although they have an option to do it until 15th of July. If Olympiacos exercises the clause, the team has to pay to Nesterovic €1.3M next season. Nesterovic returned back to Europe after several seasons in NBA but did not impress with his performances. The center also suffered an arm injury which slowed him down in the second part of the season. Sportando
According to the Greek sports newspaper Protathlitis, Dusan Ivkovic wants David Andersen(2.11-PF/C) to play for him once again. The 2 of them worked together in CSKA Moscow and Andersen is almost at the end of his contract in the NBA after he's been traded around and ended up with the New Orlean Hornets. The Hoop
According to the Greek sports newspaper Protathlitis, Dusan Ivkovic wants David Andersen(2.11-PF/C) to play for him once again. The 2 of them worked together in CSKA Moscow and Andersen is almost at the end of his contract in the NBA after he's been traded around and ended up with the New Orlean Hornets. Andersen's contract makes him 2.5 million dollars, which is money that Olympiacos could easily afford for that kind of player. Andersen has a Danish passport too so that makes him even more appealing for European teams and in Olympiacos they're looking for another worthy player for their front-line. Andersen has averaged 2.8 points and 1.8 rebounds in 28 games in the Hornets and it seems that he won't get another option in his contract with them. This will open up the doors of the free agent market for him and the most lucrative contracts will come from the other side of the Atlantic. The Hoop
According to Greek Press the Reds are after a big name that will further reinforce the team, especially in the front line. More specifically according to Olympiacos affiliated sports newspaper "Gavros" Olympiacos is looking into four candidates: Darius Songaila, Luis Scola, Pedja Stojakovic and Dusko Savanovic. TalkBasket
Olympiacos is close to landing from NBA Rasho Nesterovic. The Slovenian big man, who also owns the Greek passport, has spent the last 12 years in NBA. Sportando
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