We decided to give it a little break but the daily gossip returns as TalkBasket gives you the happenings of the day.
HADAR NAMED AS NEW MACCABI HAIFA COACH
After relinquishing the Israeli crown back to Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv, Maccabi Haifa are now looking in a different direction for next season after Danny Franco stood down as head coach.
Maccabi have named Rami Hadar as their new head coach as reported on Twitter by David Pick.
BANVIT DENIES COACH ITOUDIS DEPARTURE
Banvit head coach Dimitris Itoudis, a CSKA Moscow target will stay in Turkey next season according to Banvit.
Is he going to CSKA Moscow? Banvit have answered emphatically no.
DIRK NOWITZKI WOULD LOVE CARMELO IN DALLAS
Dallas Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki has said that he would love to have Carmelo Anthony back in the Western Conference only with the Mavericks.
“If Carmelo would really love to come here, we’d love to have him,” Nowitzki told Dallas radio station, 105.3 The Fan.
Anthony can opt out of the final year of his contract this summer and file for free agency. The Knicks want to keep him but he plans to opt out of his deal, according to reports. The Chicago Bulls and Houston Rockets are listed in reports as the top candidates to land Anthony, but the Mavericks could be a possible.
DARIO SARIC WILL KEEP HIS NAME IN THE NBA DRAFT
It has been reported by various Croatian sources that prodigy Dario Saric will remain in the hunt for a place in this year’s NBA Draft.
A standout for Croatia at last year’s Eurobasket – he won MVP at the Adriatic League Final.