The reaction of the Greek league after the report was to inform the judicial authorities about its content. The following press release was issued today. “With a letter send today (17/3) HEBA President, Mr. Evangelos Galatsopoulos (photo), informs the public prosecutor of sports Mr. Constantinos Simitzoglou for the content of the publication of the website hoopshype.com and asks him to proceed immediately with any legal action within the scope of its powers to investigate the content of the above publication in order to protect the credibility of the championship. The letter was communicated αλσο to the Sports Minister Mr. George Vassiliadis, the Professional Sports Committee and the Hellenic Basketball Federation”.
Free-agent point guard Bobby Brown has reached an agreement on a deal with EuroLeague club Olympiacos, according to Eurohoops. Brown is returning to Europe after he was waived by the Houston Rockets
“I was young,” Antetokounmpo recalls. “I was selling stuff probably since I could remember, like 6 or 7 years old. I was always out there helping my mom and dad sell watches, glasses, CDs, DVDs, stuff like that. Whatever we could put our hands on. I did it until I was around 17. But I was just doing it because I had to. There was no other option. If we didn’t sell that night, we wouldn’t have food. Or if we sold, we’d have to think if we’re going to pay the rent or buy some food. It wasn’t easy. And that’s something that wasn’t long ago. Like five years ago, six years ago; it’s not easy to forget.
Panathinaikos announced the return of Mike James. The American guard has played with the Greens last season before signing in the NBA with the Suns.
While it’s rumored that Panathinaikos, Papagiannis’ former team, is interested again in his services, Olympios doesn’t exclude anything: “Giorgos already has options on both sides of the Atlantic. We will take the best decision. He will go in a situation where he will be wanted and there will be a plan for him. The Kings have made a mistake and it will be proven down the road”.