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October 20, 2014 Updates

But Gortat’s celebrity status hasn’t been affected by some preseason struggles. He is a star in his native Poland despite basketball’s standing in the country’s sports landscape. “I think I’m quite popular over there,” he said. “But basketball is falling deep right now. Falling deep, deep, deep.” Washington Post

August 25, 2014 Updates

Madrid will announce EuroBasket 2015 hosts on September 8. Croatia, France, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Poland, Israel and Turkey are on the list of possible host countries. The Board of FIBA Europe decided to relocate 2015 EuroBasket from Ukraine. The decision has been officially announced earlier. The situation in Ukraine has not changed drastically in the last months so the decision seemed inevitable. TalkBasket

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Maalik Wayns turned down the proposal of Stelmet Zielona Gora according to Kosma Zatorski. The former NBA was close to the Polish team but he decided not to sign the offer made by the European team. Sportando

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Antoine Wright is moving to PGE Turow Zgorzelec according to Szczepan Radzki. Former NBA player spent last season with Reno BigHorns in D-League averaging 11.3ppg and 5.2rpg. Sportando

August 27, 2013 Updates
August 26, 2013 Updates

Slask Wroclaw announced two new players. Polish team signed former Lakers Derrick Caracter from Bnei Hertzeliya and Jakub Parzenski from Virtus Bologna. Caracter last season averaged 12.2 points and 7.4 rebounds per game, Parzenski only 1.9 points and 1.5 rebounds per game. Sportando

August 15, 2013 Updates
August 2, 2013 Updates

Marcin Gortat has taken permission to leave the training camp of the Polish national team for three weeks but, in principle, his participation at EuroBasket 2013 is not under question. The Polish center flew to the USA on Thursday to undergo medical tests, after completing the first stage of preparations for the EuroBasket together with the rest of the team, in Gdansk. "Physically, I feel better and better, the rehabilitation is going well, but I still feel the pain of the foot, even during training," the 29-year-old big man said. Eurobasket 2013

April 12, 2013 Updates
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Lampe, speaking exclusively to fibaeurope.com, sent exactly this message of tranquillity to Polish fans: "Yes, I'm going to play," he stated briefly but firmly, when asked whether he had considered his participation at the EuroBasket. There is hardly time to mention the recent developments concerning Gortat before the Caja Laboral Vitoria forward/center interrupts decisively: "He'll play too," he says firmly. Eurobasket 2013

March 8, 2013 Updates
July 3, 2012 Updates

Polish basketball player Marcin Gortat who plays in the NBA - professional basketball league in North America, arrived to the Afghanistan where it awaits a busy summer – participation in the shares of traditional children’s camps, training sessions and matches with the representation and a trip to the military mission in Afghanistan. NBA basketball star Marcin Gortat has told Polish soldiers that they are true heroes, as, unlike the athletes competing in sports halls, they risk their lives to make life safer for others. Gortat added also that he was under the impression of the professional skills of Polish soldiers. He honestly approved that he had wriggled out of military service. National Turk

November 29, 2011 Updates

There's a chance Rockets first-round pick Donatas Motiejunas could remain with his Polish team and presumably miss the entire NBA season. So says Lithuanian website BasketNet. The site managed to track down Motiejunas' father and snag this quote (in yet another horrible example of Google Translate): This website "BasketNews.lt affirmed basketball dad Vidas Motiejunas. "Donate remain in Poland, because it has a contract until the end of the season and guided him. Not even thought about the NBA this season. N. is still young, before all eyes, "- site" BasketNews.lt "said Donato dad. The Dream Shake

November 8, 2011 Updates

Emiliano Carchia: Interesting move by Alonzo Gee who simply left Asseco Prokom Gdynia without a single word. Just an sms to the coach writing he is leaving. Alonzo Gee wrote in the sms to Asseco Prokom that he is leaving for personal reasons and won't play anymore for the Polish team Twitter

October 27, 2011 Updates

Alberto de Roa: According to Sport.pl, Antoine Walker is looking for a club in Poland. Slask Wroclaw is one of the teams that has offered him a contract. Twitter

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