Rumours and sport are joined at the hip. Basketball is no exception. Hence why we have a gossip column. A Macedonian and a Great Britain international highlight today’s column.
BO McCALEBB TO LEAVE FENERBAHCE?
Bo McCalebb is rumoured to be leaving the Turkish giants and perhaps going back to Italy, this time to play for EA7 Milano, according to Ismail Senol.
McCalebb, who has a Macedonian passport and has played in last two Eurobaskets for Macedonia is also drawing interest from Russian side, Unics Kazan. Sources in Turkey say that McCalebb is better suited to Milano as he enjoyed playing in Italy for Montepaschi Siena.
POPS FAILS MEDICAL AT OLYMPIACOS
Great Britain international Pops Mensah-Bonsu has failed a medical at Olympiacos and will not be joining the Greek side, the club has confirmed.
Mensah-Bonsu, who played at Galatasaray last season has had past problems with both of his knees and Olympiacos have decided not to take the risk on him and have voided his contract.
GONLUM STAYS IN ISTANBUL, HEADS TO GALATASARAY
Galatasaray have signed Kerem Gonlum from rival side Anadolu Efes, as confirmed by the club.
Gonlum signs for the TBL Finalists on a 2-year deal.
KYLE LOWRY TO MIAMI?
Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry will leave Canada and go to the Miami Heat in a straight deal that would send Miami’s Norris Cole to the Raptors.
Miami though can’t finalise the deal until after July 1 as the Heat are over the salary cap and must sort out the position of LeBron James, Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh first.