Sonny Weems Headed Overseas and Other NBA Lockout News

July 2nd, 2011 by Zach Herring Leave a reply »
The NBA lockout is already showing its effects on the players. As first reported by HoopsWorld, Sonny Weems, formerly of the Toronto Raptors, is close to signing a contract to play in Europe for a year.

The contract does not have an NBA-out clause, which means that even if the NBA doesn’t miss games, he’s still going to be playing in Europe.

Weems averaged a career high in points in 2010-11, with 9.2 per game, and he played in 59 games.

Other players are also looking at overseas options; Jeff Adrien was waived by the Golden State Warriors and will probably be looking to play in Europe.

Vladimir Radmanovic is another name being tossed around in NBA-to-Europe rumors. ESPN Insider says that there is a good chance he will head to Serbia and play there for a season.

Atlanta Hawks free agent Hilton Armstrong has signed with French club ASVEL Lyon Villeurbanne.

Brian Scalabrine of the Chicago Bulls told the Chicago Tribune that he has seven or eight offers overseas and will probably sign in Italy.

Houston Rockets draft pick Donatas Motiejunas has also stated that if the lockout cuts into the sea ...

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