Daily Gossip, Tuesday 17/6/14

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An interesting day here in the basketball world. We will keep you updated with everything here.

FENERBAHCE INTERESTED IN HUERTAS?

Barcelona guard Marcelinho Huertas is attracting attention from Fenerbahce and the Turkish club are interested in signing the Brazilian for next season.

Huertas would like to stay with Barcelona but has requested a raise in salary. It is reported by Miguel Lois Vidal that if the Brazilian’s requests are not met – then he will leave the club.

SIXERS WILL DO WHATEVER THEY CAN TO GET WIGGINS

They don’t have the number 1 pick, but the Philadelphia 76ers want top draft prospect Andrew Wiggins of Kansas in their roster next season.

The Sixers have the 3rd and 10th pick of the 2014 Draft. Either Wiggins or Jabari Parker are predicted to land the number 1 draft pick spot.

There is more to this story though.

Story via Philadelphia Inquirer

PORZINGIS WITHDRAWS FROM NBA DRAFT

You’ll be reading a lot of stories similar to this for the next week. Latvian international Kristaps Porzingis has withdrawn his name from this years NBA Draft.

18-year-old Porzingis was destined to be a first round pick wants to wait another year then see where he goes from there.

International players have until next Monday to decide if they want to be in the draft this year or not.

SULLIVAN TO JOIN LONDON LIONS?

Great Britain captain Andrew Sullivan is in advanced talks to join the London Lions, British online magazine MVP reports.

A move to Sullivan’s home city would mean the end of the GB veteran’s three-year spell with the Leicester Riders.