Former Philadelphia 76ers forward Rodney Carney signed a contract in Lebanon with Al Riyadi Beirut. Last season he played in Turkey, this season started in Puerto Rico with Capitanes de Arecibo and averaged 15.7 points, 4.3 rebounds per game.
After the end of the Chinese Basketball League (CBA) regular season, Sagesse reached an official agreement with ex NBA player Quincy Douby. Douby (191-G-1984) joined Sagesse last year in the final 4 where he had 24.9 points and 4.6 assists. Douby is currently under contract with Shanghai Sharks who are competing in the CBA playoffs , he’s expected to join Sagesse officially by no later than the first week of March.
Quincy Douby leaves China and signs a two-month contract with lebanese team Sagesse Beirut. In China Douby scored almost 32 points per game in China.
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“It’s true. I have been exchanging emails with Joe Dumars [Detroit Pistons’ President], who has asked me to come in summer,” revealed Khatib, who is 32 years old. He added: “I don’t know yet if I am going. Playing in the NBA is something professional players dream of, but I have a family and I am starting a new project here.”
Is Fadi al-Khatib NBA material? It’s a question that has been continuously asked by basketball fans on the internet, considering his huge contribution to the success of the Lebanese national team over the past 10 years. The answer to the question has come from the Detroit Pistons, who have recently been exchanging emails with Fadi, as “The Tiger” confirmed to The Daily Star in a phone call. A contract may be signed as early as this summer.
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Sam Vincent, a former head coach of NBA’s Charlotte Bobcats, has signed on to take charge of Lebanon’s Men’s National Team for the 2011 season. According to sources, Vincent will be in charge of Lebanon until the 26th FIBA Asia Championship that will take place in Wuhan, China, between 15 and 25 September. His future beyond that point will depend on the team’s performance in Wuhan.
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