HoopsHype Sasha Kaun rumors
CSKA Moscow's center Alexander Kaun (27 years, 211 cm) will stay in red-blue until the end of 2014-15 season. Kaun turned to red-blue just after his championship season with Kansas University. From that point he played in Euroleague Final Fours three times, won 4 Russian League titles, 2 VTB United League titles and Russian Cup. Sasha finished the previous season as the Euroleague single season (71.2%) and all-time (70.1%) leader in two-point percentage. Sportando
He will be a member of the team for the next three season, something that also apply to Sasha Kaun. His deal is not announced yet, but Russian sources confirmed to Eurohoops.net that the former University of Kansas player and NCAA champion has also signed a new three years contract. As for the official announcement, is just a matter of days, or even hours. It’s obvious that contract negotiations for both players have been finilized, probably before the Euroleague Final Four in Istanbul. EuroHoops.net
CSKA Moscow center Sasha Kaun, whose NBA rights are owned by the Cavs, had successful knee surgery performed by Dr. Richard Parker at the Cleveland Clinic last week and will be out for three months, Cavs General Manager Chris Grant confirmed on Tuesday. Kaun, 25, has not played in the Euroleague this season, though he did take part in the team's Euroleague American tour, including a brief appearance at The Q. The former University of Kansas player will do his rehab in Kansas City. Cleveland Plain Dealer
With a need for post-playing depth on the current roster, did you have any conversations with the Cavaliers this summer about possibly playing in Cleveland this season? Sasha Kaun: There were some conversations, but I don’t think anything will work out this year. I will just wait and see, and hopefully something might work out after this year. Stepien Rules
How far did the talks with the Cavs get this summer? Sasha Kaun: I spent a couple days in Cleveland, visiting with the organization this summer, and my agent came down but I didn’t think anything was going to be a legit deal this past summer so I just decided to stay here in Moscow, play another season, and talk more next year. Stepien Rules
Cavs 2008 second-round pick Sasha Kaun is not expected to sign a contract with the team for next season, sources said. Kaun, a 7-footer from Kansas, had a breakout season for CSKA Moscow last season. He averaged 9.1 points and 4.6 rebounds in Euroleague games and 12.3 points and 5.4 rebounds in Russian League games. Had he signed, he likely would have been a rotation player next season. Cleveland Plain Dealer
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