Vincent Poirier (17-10-1993; Clamart, France) is Real Madrid’s latest recruit and joins the club until 2024. The French international center, who measures in at 2.13m and is 27 years old, is currently one of the leading inside players in European basketball. He is an out-and-out number five and is very strong on rebounds and solid in and around the basket. He has previous experience in the ACB and the EuroLeague and checks in to bolster Pablo Laso’s side following a stint in the NBA.
FC Barcelona officially presented Gasol as the new player of the team, with the Spanish center revealing his target with the team. “One of my biggest dreams is to win the EuroLeague, which I haven’t won yet. I am not the same Pau that left twenty years ago. I am a different player. This makes it all the more special. I hope to provide the team with all my experience.”
The big man out of Wisconsin last season produced averages of 9.6 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.9 assists for the Phoenix Suns According to the Turkish reporter Ugur Ozan Sulak, now Fenerbahce will try to convince the big man to move to the old continent. The team led by coach Kokoskov had previously negotiated with Kaminsky, but he was still determined to play his cards in the NBA.
Emiliano Carchia: Barcelona is showing interest in Yogi Ferrell, a source told @Chema de Lucas and @Emiliano Carchia. Ferrell has played 249 games in the NBA with Nets, Mavs and Kings
Kyle Goon: Marc Gasol says it was never accurate that he was considering playing in Spain, that he never talked to Barcelona about playing there. He says that outsiders might have been trying to make that decision for him. The Lakers were one of the first teams he talked to in free agency.
Barcelona basketball player Nikola Mirotic says he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is out of the team’s Euroleague game at Valencia Basket. Mirotic says he is “well and following doctors’ instructions.” Barcelona head coach Sarunas Jasikevicius and assistant coach Darius Maskoliunas tested positive for the coronavirus earlier this month.