Venezuelan team Marinos de Anzoategui were very close to signing Eddy Curry. The team sent the contract to the former NBA big man who had already the flight tickets for Venezuela.
Guaros de Lara waived Jamario Moon. The former NBA ended his experience in Venezuela and now the team is on the market looking for a new player.
Kim English penned a deal in Venezuela with Guaros de Lara. The former Pistons has played in France this season with Nancy and Cholet averaging 9.3 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game
Delonte West penned a deal in Venezuela with Guaros de Lara. The former NBA guard spent last season and the first half of the actual campaign in China.
Officials say former NBA player Carl Herrera has been shot and wounded during an apparent robbery attempt in Venezuela. The country’s prosecutor’s office says the shooting occurred Saturday in a restaurant on Margarita Island.
David ‘Dubi’ Pick: Former NBA forward Rodney Carney signed to play in Venezuela with Cocodrilos, according to source.
David ‘Dubi’ Pick: Journeyman Terrence Williams has signed to join Meralco Bolts of Venezuela. Cc: @tremurder
Gaiqueries de Margarita signed Sundiata Gaines and they are close to penning a deal with former NBA Champion Antoine Walker.
03 Sep 13
Venezuela star Greivis Vasquez has admitted defeat in his bid to recover from an ankle operation in time to play at the FIBA Americas Championship. The explosive NBA guard, traded earlier this summer from the New Orleans Pelicans to the Sacramento Kings, was desperate to play in front of his home-town fans in Caracas for the second consecutive summer but will have to settle for being a fan as the Venezuelans attempt to qualify for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain. “My ankle is much better and Dr (Richard) Ferkel told me that I have his permission to begin training on the pick-and-roll, lateral movements and changes in direction,” he said. “He stressed that I need a gradual recovery to reach my optimum level.
Greivis Vazquez confirmed that he won’t be able to play in the FIBA Americas Championship with Venezuela. The NBA guard is still recovering from an ankle surgery
The former Boston Celtics and Gonzaga Bulldogs swingman Micah Downs signs in Venezuela with Bucaneros de La Guaira. He spent this season in Development League with Maine Red Claws’ t-shirt and made 16 points and 5,8 rebounds per game.
Courtney Fortson is going to conitnue his career in Venezuela with Trotamundos de Carabobo. This season with Los Angeles D-Fenders in 46 games he made 17,8 points, 5 rebounds, 7,1 assist and 2 steals per game.
Greivis Vasquez: Rest in peace, Hugo Chavez. My condolences to the family of this leader that made a mark in our country’s history. It’s hard to focus on tonight’s game when something so sad and painful is happening in our country.
Pedro Luis Moreira: Greivis Vasquez on the death of Hugo Chavez: “It’s a tough loss. We have to stick together as a country at this moment. Whether he did right or wrong, he was a human being. We need a calm transition. We can’t start fighting. I spoke with Chavez several times. He was a guy with a presence. He’s the best historian I’ve known. Unfortunately Chavez lost a battle.”