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DeAndre Kane signed a contract to play in Russia with Krasny Oktyabr. The rookie comes from Iowa State where he averaged 17 points, 6.8 rebounds and 5.9 assists as senior in NCAA. Sportando

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Russian shooting guard Dmitry Kulagin is receiving interest from the Sacramento Kings and is seriously considering coming to the NBA, a source told Yahoo Sports. Kulagin, 22, averaged 7.3 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.2 assists for Russia BC Triumph Lyubertsy last season. The 6-foot-6, 195-pounder, who was not selected in the 2014 NBA draft, is no longer draft eligible. He could be signed as a free agent, though his NBA team would be subject to buyout terms from his Russian team. Yahoo! Sports

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Sergey Karasev will join the Russian national team this weekend in preparation for the FIBA Europe Qualifying Tournament in August. Karasev, acquired by the Nets in the three-team deal that brought Jarrett Jack to Brooklyn, is expected to arrive at the training site outside Moscow on Friday. Team Russia is participating in a "friendly" tournament at the site starting Friday, going up against teams from Israel and the Czech Republic. It's unknown if Karasev will play. NetsDaily

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