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A sampling of how the Mavs plan to spend their All-Star breaks: J.J. Barea: “Puerto Ricoooooooooo!!! I got my son’s birthday in Puerto Rico. The beach and the pool. It should be a good weekend. My high school also has a big tournament that they named after me.” Chandler Parsons: “New York until Saturday and then I’m going to Mexico. Sun and the beach. Cabo.” Monta Ellis: “I’m going to be here in Dallas. Man, you know, you’ve been doing these 10 years, they don’t need me spending no money right now. I’ll keep that lil’ ol’ money and sit at the house. I’ll travel in the summertime. “ ESPN.com

February 10, 2015 Updates

Orlando Sanchez penned a deal in Puerto Rico with Cangrejeros de Santurce. Sanchez was at the training camp with the Knicks. Sanchez was playing in D-League with Westchester Knicks averaging 9 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. Sportando

February 5, 2015 Updates

Christian Santaella: Official: Tony Mitchell ex NBA will be an import for @AtleticosSG https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=DwzSdXjAh9U … #BSN #SSA Twitter

January 29, 2015 Updates

Former NBA small forward Terrence Williams, after a short-lived stint that included just one practice, has been released from Israeli side Maccabi Ashdod, sources told Basketball Insiders. According to sources, Williams, the No. 11 overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft, is in discussions for a new deal with clubs from Puerto Rico and the Philippines. In mid-January, Williams signed a no-cut four-month offer sheet worth $68,000 in Ashdod and was immediately dubbed one of the most talented players in the Middle East. The problem was, the coach that initially lured Williams overseas had gotten fired. Basketball Insiders

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Carlos Arroyo’s FIBA World Cup is likely be over after two games. The point guard of Puerto Rico sprained his ankle in the loss to Senegal and was taken to hospital. Puerto Rico head coach said Arroyo will have further investigations in the hospital but his World Cup seems to be over. Sportando

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Maurice Harkless has chosen not to play for Puerto Rico’s national basketball team this summer. The 21-year-old Orlando Magic swingman originally was set to train with Puerto Rico’s team and represent the commonwealth during the upcoming FIBA World Cup in Spain. But Harkless has decided to concentrate instead on preparing for the 2014-15 season, his third year in the NBA. “He wants to focus on the Magic and getting ready for his most important season to date,” Happy Walters, Harkless’ agent, told the Orlando Sentinel. Orlando Sentinel

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The team reports to Las Vegas on July 27 under Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and is scheduled to play a showcase game Aug. 1 at the Thomas and Mack Center. From there, the players venture to Chicago for more training, Aug. 14-16, with a game at the United Center against Brazil at 8 p.m. Aug. 16. Drummond and crew then head to New York where they are scheduled to play games at Madison Square Garden against the Dominican Republic on Aug. 20 and Puerto Rico on Aug. 22. Then, Aug. 24-26, the hectic schedule shifts to Gran Canaria, Spain, with a game against Slovenia. Detroit Free Press

July 10, 2014 Updates

Puerto Rico have already drawn up preliminary squad lists for the Centrobasket and FIBA Basketball World Cup but are not expected to make them public until next week. "I am one who would rather not comment until I have everything ironed out," said basketball federation president Carlos Beltran. "We are trying to get the commitment of Shabazz Napier and Maurice Harkless. FIBA.com

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Cangrejeros de Santurce announced the signing of James Nunnally who will replace Pete Mickeal out indefinitely. The forward has played in D-League this season with Texas Legends and Bakersfield Jam. Nunnally has also played in the NBA with Hawks (4 games at 4.5 points per game) and 76ers (9 games at 2.6 points per game). Sportando

May 1, 2014 Updates

Brujos de Guayama waived Terrence Williams who was averaging 11.8 points, 4 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game. Sportando

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