Daily Gossip, Tuesday 27/5/14

Embed from Getty Images
Most leagues around Europe are now resting up and enjoying time with their loved ones, and there are some who are already preparing for next season, as you will read below.

Kinsey drawing interest?

Partizan Belgrade’s Tarence Kinsey has now recovered from his ankle injury and is working out back home in the States.

Serbian media reports that Kinsey, who averaged 14.8 points a game last season in the Euroleague is likely to leave Partizan after a disappointing season that saw them unable to qualify to the Adriatic League Finals and put their qualification for next season’s Euroleague in jeopardy.

Though not confirmed exactly which Euroleague teams are interested in him, Kinsey is likely to play in Europe’s top competition next season.

Dusan Ivkovic to take charge of Anadolu Efes

It has been reported by Greek site Eurohoops that Dusan Ivkovic will take over as head coach of Anadolu Efes.

A deal though has not been finalised as of yet and further sources have told TalkBasket that Ivkovic wants 100 percent control of the team IF he accepts the offer.

CSKA Moscow guard and fellow Serbian Milos Teodosic is heavily rumoured to be heading to Istanbul should Ivkovic get the position.

Gortat included in provisional Poland squad for EuroBasket QR.

Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat has been included in Poland’s 23-man squad as they prepare themselves for the upcoming Eurobasket Qualifiers in the summer.

This despite media in the United States reporting that Gortat would skip this summer in order to prepare for next season in the NBA as he is a free agent.

The squad also includes out of favour Barcelona forward Maciej Lampe and Przemyslaw Karnowski.