HoopsHype Partizan Belgrade rumors


November 12, 2011 Updates

Nikola Pekovic (210-C-86, agency: Beo Basket) and Acie Law (190-G-85, agency: Priority Sports, college: Texas A&M) will maybe get company from NBA in black and white jersey. The 28 year old Sasha Pavlovic (200-F-83) was seen tonight on Pionir stands. He came to watch the big Euroleague game against Real Madrid and Serbian journalists took the chance to interview him during the halftime break: I folow almost every game on TV and tonight I came to see live this important game for Partizan. Euroleague is a very strong competition this year and I would like to feel the taste of it. I work out individually every day. If the negotiations between the owners and the players representatives don't move in the right direction I will definitely sign a contract with a European team. Maybe even Partizan, who knows? I love the fans here... Eurobasket.com

October 21, 2011 Updates

Point guard Acie Law, who played for five NBA teams, joined Serbian champions Partizan Belgrade in July and was stunned by the passion of the fans on opening night on Thursday. "I've never seen anything like it, you don't see fans like that in the United States," Law told Reuters after Partizan's 84-73 home loss to Anadolu Efes istanbul. "Never in my career have fans treated us to a standing ovation for half an hour after we lost the game, the atmosphere was unbelievable. "A lot of good players from the NBA are here and they will have to adjust because the European game is different, but having so many of them will make the competition stronger when they adapt," he said. Reuters

September 22, 2011 Updates

Former Portland Trail Blazer and Indiana Pacer power forward Josh McRoberts will sign a one-year contract with Serbian club Partizan Belgrade. McRoberts is a free agent in the NBA and it is still unknown will he sign a contract with or without NBA out option. basknet.info

August 29, 2011 Updates

Wizards top draft pick Jan Vesely has finally made a decision about where he will be in the fall. And the 21-year-old, 6-foot-10 power forward from the Czech Republic is not going to play for Partizan Belgrade -- or any other team in his native continent. Vesely is going to wait out the lockout, so that the next uniform he wears is the red, white and blue of the Wizards. “He will not play for any club in Europe. He will come to USA by end of September to work out till end of lockout,” Vesely’s agent, Alexander Raskovic, said in an email on Monday. Washington Post

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According to sources close to the situation, the deal between Partizan Belgrade and Nikola Pekovic is done. The big man from Montenegro will return to the Serbian powerhouse with a one-year contract with NBA out which will allow him to return to Minnesota Timberwolves when lockout ends. Sportando

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Nikola Pekovic is returning to Partizan!? The management of the great Serbian team, which this summer had already done a great job in getting Acie Law, is not far away from securing one more player from the strongest basketball league in the world to put on a black and white jersey -- their ex player Nikola Pekovic. According to uncomfirmed reports, the black-and-whites and the Minnesota player had had extensive discussions during the recent tournament of the ex-Yugoslavian republics. Novosti.rs

During those discussions, Pekovic showed great interest in returning to Partizan while the NBA lockout is in effect, but the details are still being worked out. Further, through unconfirmed sources, the completion of the negotiations is expected on Thursday, after which it will become clear if one of the best European centers will once again domaniate in the black and white colors of Partizan. Novosti.rs

July 30, 2011 Updates

Perennial Serbian and Adriatic League champion Partizan mt:s enhanced its backcourt for the upcoming Turkish Airlines Euroleague season by signing guard Acie Law to a one-year deal, the club announced Friday. Law (1.90 meters, 26 years old) arrives from Golden State of the NBA, where he averaged 5.1 points in 40 games last season. He started the season with Memphis. Law has played a total of 180 NBA games over four seasons with Atlanta, Golden State, Charlotte, Chicago and Memphis. Sportando

July 29, 2011 Updates

After week of negotiations , Serbian Champion KK Partizan from Belgrade signed NBA guard Acie Law (Texas A&M - NCAA, agency - Priority Sports & Entertainment). After college Acie spent four years on NBA courts, drafted 1st round,11 pick by Atlanta Hawks, followed Golden State, Charlotte Bobcats, Chicago Bulls and previous season started in Memphis Grizzlies. In December 2010 moved to Golden State Warriors where in 40 games he averaged 15 minutes per game, scoring 5.1 points per game, 1.3 rebounds, 1.8 assists, most scored in game against Dallas on March 16 hitting 15 points, 6 assists, 2 rebounds, 2 steals. Sportando

Free agent guard Acie Law is close to signing a deal with Partizan Belgrade of Serbia, one source told HoopsHype. The contract would be for one year and would not include an opt-out clause to return to the NBA if the lockout comes to an end in the middle of the season. HoopsHype

July 26, 2011 Updates

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