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Sources have confirmed to TUBASKET.com that the deal is almost done and Vitor Faverani will sign with the Boston Celtics. TuBasket.com
There are still some details to deal with an agreement in principle is at hand -a two-year contract with one more optional season-. TuBasket.com
Emiliano Carchia: Spanish Federation trying to convince Mirotic to play for Spanish NT this summer sportando.net/eng/national-t… Twitter @SportandoBasket
Recently, on his blog, the German center announced his intention to return to the Euroleague to play out the second season of his four-year contract with Caja Laboral. “I am in contact with Thunder GM Sam Presti and I often speak on phone with Jonny Rogers, who lives in Barcelona and he is a scout for the Thunder in Europe,” Pleiss wrote in the post. “They look at me each game and they are very satisfied for my performances. But I don't want to be misunderstood: I think to the NBA in the medium term and I don't want to talk too much about it. After this season I have three more years on my contract with Baskonia and I will stay at least next season. I feel the confidence of coach Zan Tabak. I know I can become a better player in Vitoria, which is crucial for me.” Oklahoman
The Jazz's other draft-night acquisition, point guard Raul Neto, is a "big if" to participate in summer league, O'Connor said. It's possible Neto could play in Spain for another year or two before trying to earn a spot on the Jazz roster. Deseret News
Pau Gasol: Congratulate our national team for the good Cup they've played. Today Brazil has been superior and deserving champions. Good night everyone! Twitter @paugasol
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