HoopsHype PAOK rumors

September 3, 2011 Updates

Not only did Maggette witness just how passionate PAOK’s fans can be, he also toured the team’s facilities and met with members of the organization. Maggette enjoyed his trip to Greece and the contract talks between his camp and PAOK are ongoing and serious. The offer currently on the table is a one-year, $5 million deal that would include an NBA opt-out clause for Maggette to return to the United States once a new collective bargaining agreement is ratified. Not only will Maggette make roughly $415,000 per month with PAOK, he’ll also receive a portion of jersey and memorabilia sales from the products that are sold as a result of his arrival. HoopsWorld

August 31, 2011 Updates

Μore than 1,000 PAOK fans welcomed Corey Maggete at Thessaloniki's airport. The NBA superstar landed at Macedonia Airport at 22:55 and more than 1,000 crazy fans were waiting for him. After this big welcome Maggete said, "I am very happy and impressed. The fans are crazy and maybe I will play for PAOK. My agent did a very good job and I will give my answer to PAOK'S people very soon". SuperBasket.gr

Corey Maggette is expected to land in Thessaloniki today. The NBA player negotiates a deal with PAOK. He will take a tour around the city and visit team facilities. It is expected that Maggette will make his decision until the end of the week. Corey Maggette had 12 ppg, 3.6 rpg and 1.3 apg for the Milwaukee Bucks last season. Eurobasket.com

August 28, 2011 Updates

According to Sport24.gr's latest info, NBA superstar Corey Maggette is expected to arrive in Salonica by Thursday at the latest in order to discuss his move to PAOK with the club's officials. The latter are feeling more confident about Maggette saying "Yes" after he rejected an offer from the the Las Vegas League. Sport24.gr

August 17, 2011 Updates

Maggette is expected Sunday or Monday in Thessaloniki to practice with PAOK. Maggette will have an opt out on his contract with the team and will be paid around 20,000 per month as long as he stays in Greece. Gazzetta.gr

August 14, 2011 Updates

Peja Stojakovic is considering a proposal from PAOK to help them advance to the group stage of the Euroleague during the lockout period. Sport.gr

August 12, 2011 Updates

According to the Greek sports website Gazzetta.gr, PAOK has made an offer to NBA veteran Corey Maggette. Maggette is the best paid player of Charlotte Bobcats and his next season contract is worth over $10 millions. Although PAOK can not compete with that sum, or much smaller ones, it will give Maggette the chance to stay active, playing basketball and being the leader of a Euroleague club. TalkBasket

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