HoopsHype Puerto Rico rumors

April 30, 2012 Updates

After failing a third drug test in 1989, he was banned from the NBA. He had played 72 games over two seasons for the Warriors and Atlanta Hawks, averaging 3.1 points and 2.4 rebounds. Washburn would play for a few years in the Continental Basketball Association and the U.S. Basketball League. He also played overseas in Argentina, Puerto Rico, Greece, Spain, Switzerland and Colombia. “The drugs were really good in Colombia,” he says. Charlotte Observer

April 22, 2012 Updates

The Los Angeles Lakers are getting ready for another postseason run and will likely face the Dallas Mavericks in the first round of the NBA playoffs in the Western Conference. Derrick Caracter, on the other hand, is bound for Puerto Rico. It's not a vacation destination for the former Laker, but a stepping stone chance to get back in the NBA where he's spent the last two seasons. On Saturday, Mets de Guaynabo in Puerto Rico's BSN -- or National Superior Basketball League as its officially known -- signed Caracter for the remainder of the season. Ridiculous Upside

April 21, 2012 Updates

Puerto Rican team Mets de Guaynabo signed for the season Derrick Caracter. The player has started the season in NBA with the Lakers but was assigned to Los Angeles D-Fenders (4 games at 15.5ppg and 7.5rpg). Caracter has also played with Rio Grande Valley Vipers (11.2ppg and 5.4rpg in 5 games) and Idaho Stampede (10ppg and 6.8rpg in 4 games). Sportando

April 8, 2012 Updates

Shavlik Randolph is heading to Puerto Rico. The American big man is expected on Monday in Puerto Rico where he will join Piratas de Quebradillas. Randolph tried to sign a contract in the NBA after his stint in China and had some workouts with the Heat and the Kings. Randolph has played in Puerto Rico last season too and was also named MVP of the league. Sportando

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Emiliano Carchia: Former NBA forward Josh Powell will continue his career in Puerto Rico. He agreed with Brujos de Guayama Twitter

March 23, 2012 Updates

After less than one day and four minutes on the court, Rashad McCants was released by Puerto Rican team Piratas de Quebradillas. McCants was waived yesterday by Caciques de Humacao and signed a one-week contract with Piratas de Quebradillas. Sportando

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Atleticos de San German announced the signing of former NBA player Leon Powe. The foward has played 239 games in the NBA averaging 6.2ppg and 3.8rpg. Last season Powe has played with Cleveland Cavaliers and Memphis Grizzlies. Sportando

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Puerto Rican team Brujos de Guayama signed former NBA big man Melvin Ely. The player has made his debut in the league scoring 2 points in 10 minutes of action. Sportando

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And here is Sweetney in a photo published this week by Vaqueros de Bayamón, the Puerto Rican team he recently signed with. Sweetney’s previous Puerto Rican employer referred to him as “Big Mike” Sweetney, which appears to be an accurate nickname. Washington Post

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Puerto Rican team Brujos de Guayama signed for the season former NBA player Al Thornton. The free agent forward has played last season with Washington and Golden State Warriors scoring 7.4ppg and 3rpg in 71 games. Sportando

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