HoopsHype Real Madrid rumors


May 25, 2015 Updates

Orazio Cauchi: Trey Thompkins to Real Madrid is a done deal, according to a source. Deal signed in Madrid during the Euroleague Final Four. Twitter @paxer89

May 23, 2015 Updates
May 19, 2015 Updates

MRW: With Llull winning Euro is he more likely to jump to NBA this summer? David Pick: Here is what I’m told. Would Lull, a starting guard for the best team in Europe, take a back seat to play in the NBA? Maybe, but probably not. Would he risk 25+ minutes per game in Europe to become a backup sub to James Harden or whatever PG the Rockets land next season? No, probably not. Are Rudy Fernandez and Sergio Rodriguez – both Spanish national team roommates and former NBAers – in Llull’s ear about the NBA being a waste of time? Yea, for sure. Are the Rockets seriously considering bringing over BOTH Llull and Italian scorer Alessandro Gentile while Kostas Papanikolaou isn’t even playing in the playoffs? No, probably not. The only way I see Llull going over is if he is paid a s***-load of money and gets starting PG. And he needs Pablo Prigioni out of there. Basketball Insiders

Willy Hernangomez will likely return to Real Madrid next season, as reported by Marca. The Spanish big man spent the season on loan to Sevilla averaging 10.7 points, 6.1 rebounds and 12.5 of evaluation in ACB. Sportando

May 18, 2015 Updates
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May 14, 2015 Updates

He knows how the semifinal in Madrid is shaping up. Both teams have former and future NBA players. Goudelock will find himself matched up against Rudy Fernandez and Sergio Llull. If the game is tight at the end, the ball is going to be in Goudelock's hands. He will try to replace the mighty noise with a calming, intensifying silence. He will have to trust his instincts. He will need to believe in the teachings of Kobe. ``The rules are different here, everything is so much different -- the big games are almost like a stalemate where you're beating each other up, so it comes down to who is executing down the stretch and hitting the big shots,'' Goudelock says. NBA.com

April 28, 2015 Updates
April 9, 2015 Updates

Real Madrid has a team option on Mejri's contract for next season, but reports in Spain suggest they may not exercise it. The Tunisian center, who was one of the biggest sensations in the Spanish League two years ago with Obradoiro, has not received much playing time this season at star-studded Real Madrid, who's one of the top favorites to win the Euroleague next month. While Mejri is happy with the club, he would rather leave if there are no minutes available for him. HoopsHype

David 'Dubi' Pick: Cavaliers official Koby Altman attended training of Real Madrid center Mejri Salah in Espana, a source said. Mejri Salah, his agent & Cavaliers rep Koby Altman - I'm told - were spotted dining during interview. Twitter @IAmDPick

April 1, 2015 Updates

Nikola Mirotic: "When I was playing with Real Madrid and watched NBA games, I thought you could get a lot of easy baskets there. But when you come here you realize these guys play fast and physical. No basket is an easy one. It's easier to make them in Europe. Marca.com

March 28, 2015 Updates

Daryl Morey: "It's not true that we've had contract talks recently (with Sergio Llull) ... I can say that the recent reports about us offering a large contract right now are not true." CBS Local

March 26, 2015 Updates

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