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May 30, 2015 Updates

According to the book, Drazen had decided to return to Europe and his first choice was Panathinaikos, even if he had many more offers. He wanted to stay for one or two seasons in Greece and then return to the NBA in order to sign with the Celtics. It’s been said that he had a soft spot for teams which had the shamrock as their emblem, like Panathinaikos, Notre Dame and the Celtics. EuroHoops.net

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Kenyon Martin will not join Panathinaikos. The former NBA forward asked more time to decide but Panathinaikos needs to sign someone before the Monday’s deadline. The Greens will announce DJ Cooper and Raymar Morgan. Sportando

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Chris Wright is one of the options Panathinaikos is considering to close to the roster for this upcoming season, according to sources. Wright has played 32 games in the NBA with Warriors and Bucks averaging 3.7 points and 2 rebounds. Last season Wright has played with Maine Red Claws averaging 19.7 points and 8.1 rebounds adding also 1.3 blocks and 2.3 assists. Sportando

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And as Calathes himself said: “I’m very happy that I found myself again in the environment of Panathinaikos, and also to meet and talk with Mr. Dimitris Giannakopoulos. We have to tell the truth: Right now my goal is to play as well as possible in the NBA, but it is certain that when I return to Europe I will play only for Panathinaikos’. EuroHoops.net

June 20, 2014 Updates

Nick Calathes did not respond to Panathinaikos offer ($6.5 million in three years) and the Greek powerhouse is now targeting Jimmer Fredette, according to Sport24. The American guard started his NBA career with the Sacramento Kings who selected him with the tenth overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. During the season Fredette moved to Chicago Bulls after being waived by the Kings. Sportando

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Jason Kapono wrote an open letter which was posted in Panathinaikos bc official website. The American forward is thanking the Greek team for its support to his family problems (his wife is having pregnancy complications), but he still haven’t decided if he will come to Athens. “Having reached a deal with Panathinaikos last week, I faced an unexpected family emergency, that delayed my departure to Greece. At this moment my situation is still unclear and I don’t know yet if it will prevent me from fulfilling my obligations to the team. My agents and Panathinaikos are in constant contact and me and my family will try to find a positive solution. Panathinaikos is one of the most legendary clubs in Europe and I was excited to join them and be a part of their winning tradition. Everyone in the team is fully professional and respected my situation, specially owner Mr. Giannakopoulos, whom I thank personally about his support”. EuroHoops.net

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