HoopsHype Strasbourg rumors
After a season with more shadows than lights in NBA Kevin Murphy decided to come in Europe and signs with Strasbourg. The player spalyed only 51 minutes with Utah Jazz last season. Sportando
Vincent Collet, Strasbourg's head coach thinks about Mahnimi as a replacement for the injured Nicolas de Jong. Collet, also head coach of the French National Team (who did not select Mahinmi) says he views him as an "attractive option" but stated he has no idea if the player wants to sign there. In any case, no decision will be made before October 1. Le Figaro
Justin Harper was selected by the Orlando Magic with the 32nd pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, but the rookie from Richmond won't begin his professional career in Florida. Instead, Harper will be taking his talents to France until the NBA lockout is over after finalizing an agreement to play in France with SIG Strasbourg. SB Nation
Before agreeing to a deal with Justin Harper, Strasbourg had another priority: Antawn Jamison. The Cavs' power forward came close to signing with the team, his agent Makhtar N'Diaye told us. But the two-time All-Star finally decided not to sign, leaving the spot for the the Orlando Magic rookie. Catch and Shoot
Jorge Sierra: Magic draftee Justin Harper is close to signing with Strasbourg of France, two sources told HoopsHype. I see @SportandoBasket is reporting that the deal is done. Not what I'm hearing. The deal between Harper and Strasbourg should be finalized tomorrow, one source told HoopsHype. Twitter
SIG Strasbourg, after Lavoy Allen, agreed to terms with another player selected in the 2011 NBA Draft: Justin Harper. The power forward spent his college career with Richmond Spiders averaging, as senior, 17.9ppg, 6.9rpg, 1.2apg and 1.2bpg in 37 games played. Sportando
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