HoopsHype Pops Mensah-Bonsu rumors


September 19, 2012 Updates

Maccabi Tel Aviv announced that they have waived Pops Mensah-Bonsu. The British forward arrived in Israel ready to join his new team but the physicals showed that he was not healed from the knee injury suffered with the National Team during the summer. Sportando

August 2, 2012 Updates
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According to Israel Today, Pops Mensah Bonsu agreed to terms with Maccabi Tel Aviv. The British forward who is playing Olympics in London spent last season in Turkey with Besiktas winning both Eurochallenge and TBL. Galatasaray and Unics Kazan were interested in Pops too. Sportando

June 28, 2012 Updates

Pops Mensah-Bonsu had a terrific season with Besiktas winning Eurochallenge, Turkish TBL and the National Cup. The British power forward is free agent and, according to his agency, is talking with Besiktas to re-sign and with Galatasaray. Galatasaray hired Ergin Ataman who coached Besiktas in the last season and wants him in his new club. Pops is also targeted by Russian and Italian clubs. Sportando

June 27, 2012 Updates
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Craig Stouffer: Pops Mensah-Bonsu confirms he signed with Besiktas in Turkey - playing time for top team overseas as prep for Olympics. Also, replaces DWill Twitter

Besiktas signed for the season Pops Mensah-Bonsu. The British big man spent last season with New Orleans Hornets scoring less than 1ppg in 7 games and then moved to France where he penned a deal with ASVEL Villeurbanne. In Pro A Pops scored 16.5 points per game and added also 9.3 rebounds in 14 games played. Sportando

December 2, 2011 Updates

Michael Lee: Ty Lawson is really slim now. In great shape. Defined abs. Down to 185. Blowing by everybody. Just went past Pops Mensah-Bonsu & boomed! Twitter

July 11, 2011 Updates
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Olimpia Milano is still on the market to finish the roster for the coming season. The Italian team already signed Omar Cook and Antonis Fotsis and will announce soon Jacopo Giachetti, Ioannis Bourousis and Malik Hairston. The new name for AJ Milano is Pops Mensah-Bonsu. Sportando

June 29, 2011 Updates

NBA star Chris Bosh's Las Vegas bachelor party, dubbed "The Hangover 3," was a four-day bro-down on the Strip involving guns, booze, red meat and magic over the weekend. "It was everything these guys don't get to do during the season," said a source close to the 12-man party posse, including New Orleans Hornets Jarrett Jack and Pops Mensah-Bonsu. They landed in Sin City Thursday and headed straight to a shooting range to blow off steam before moving to N9NE Steak house. Friday included dinner at Lavo before Criss Angel's show, "Believe." Angel pulled Bosh onstage to make him part of the act, and later levitated before the Miami Heat player's crew backstage. Next stop was the Boom Box at Marquee. They played paintball the next day and partied at Tao, then capped off the festivi ties Sunday with a "Rat Pack" casino night at Caesars and a Mark Curry comedy show. New York Post

February 17, 2011 Updates

ASVEL Villeurbanne announced the signing of Pops Mensah-Bonsu. The English power forward was free agent but started the season in NBA with New Orleans Hornets. Sportando

January 5, 2011 Updates

The New Orleans Hornets waived backup forward Pops Mensah-Bonsu on Tuesday. Bonsu played in only seven games this season and averaged 0.3 points. He had missed the previous 17 games with a right elbow infection. Sportando

January 4, 2011 Updates
December 14, 2010 Updates

According to Greek and Spanish press Saski Baskonia made an offer for Pops Mensah-Bonsu and is looking forward to add him as soon as possible. Bonsu is currently in New Orleans but is not playing at all and NBA career is not looking good for him. He is also a member of British National basketball team. hoopsleader.com

October 26, 2010 Updates

Mark Woods: Pops Mensah-Bonsu confirmed on New Orleans Hornets opening night roster. Contract fully guaranteed for this season. Twitter

September 28, 2010 Updates

Once more, the Londoner must prove himself. And wonder if, this time, it will be different, that he might stick around, that there might be a need for his raw athleticism and uncanny radar for an available rebound. “It’s a great opportunity but I’m not going to get too far ahead of myself,” Mensah-Bonsu told MVP. “I’m 27-year-old now and I’ve been at this stage before. I’m a bit older and wiser. But I have a chip on my shoulder and when I played for GB in the summer, it definitely helped that I was playing with a bit of anger. It made me focus in a little more and it made sure I brought the same intensity to every game. I just wanted to show the best of my abilities. I did that this summer. And I want to continue to do that.” MVP 24/7

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