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October 15, 2014 Updates

Raptors head coach Dwane Casey has made no secret of his fondness for Calderon: “He’s one of those guys you remember (when you are done coaching),” Casey said. “He’s one of the most beautiful leaders I’ve ever been around. Jose is great, he’s a beautiful man. Very knowledgeable, I always tease him, does he want to get into coaching, and hopefully he’s smart and doesn’t do that, stay with his pig business over in Spain and raise his family.” Right around that time, Calderon walked by and interrupted Casey’s media scrum for a hug. “I was just telling them what a great pig farmer you are,” Casey said, keeping that narrative going. Toronto Sun

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Star center for Mexico's national-team Gustavo Ayon (Agency: Duran International) signed with Spanish powerhouse and European finalist Real Madrid. According to sources with knowledge of the pact between the former NBA big man and the Spanish club, Ayon penned a three-year offer sheet worth 5.2 million Euros total. Madrid, sources say, can opt-out between years two-and-three; for a buyout fee, Ayon holds an escape clause to the NBA each summer. Eurobasket.com

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Estudiantes announced the signing of James Nunnally. The player spent last season with Texas Legends and Bakersfield Jam of D-League. Nunnally has also played in the NBA with 76ers and Hawks averaging 3.4 points per game in 13 contests. Sportando

September 16, 2014 Updates

Juan Antonio Orenga stepped down as Spain National Team head coach. Orenga coached Spain at Eurobasket 2013 and at FIBA Basketball World Cup losing at home in Madrid in the quarterfinals against France. Sportando

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