The only Hungarian representative in ABA League Szolnoki Olaj confirmed that they aim high this season, by bringing in former NBA player Justin Holiday, who attended the training camp of Utah Jazz this summer, but couldn't make it on their roster for this NBA season.
After the unsuccessful attempt to return to the strongest club competition in the world, Justin Holiday decided to try his luck in Europe and Szolnoki turned out to be an ideal team, which offered him to compete in competitions with high reputation, such as ABA League and EuroChallenge. The contract is signed until the end of this season.
Last season the player, who can play at both shooting guard and small forward positions, appeared nine times at NBA games wearing Philadelphia 76ers and averaged 4.7 points, 1.7 assists and 1.6 rebounds, before he was sent to D-League team Idaho Stampede, where he spent the most of the season.
This is expected to be a great reinforcement for the Hungarian side, which is currently struggling due to injuries of two of their key players, Willie Warren and Marton Bader. However, Warren might already be back on court for Sunday's home game against Budućnost VOLI.
A Szolnoki Olaj Kosárlabda Klub szerződést kötött az amerikai Justin Alaric Holiday-jel.
A Szolnoki Olaj KK, a mai napon 1 éves szerződést kötött az amerikai Justin Alaric Holidayjel. Amennyiben a szerdán érkező, 2-es poszton bevethető játékos papírjai elkészülnek, a hétvégi ABA-Liga mérkőzésen pályára is léphet.
29. Jul 2014.
After two seasons abroad, former Serbia national team member Mladen Jeremić has returned to the ABA League, where he previously spent several seasons playing for FMP Železnik and Hemofarm. The player made an agreement for the forthcoming season with Igokea.
27. Jul 2014.
MZT Skopje Aerodrom fans have a reason to be optimistic as of this weekend, since their club announced the signing of two newcomers, both internationals of their countries and the extension of contact of Uroš Lučić.
27. Jul 2014.
Marko Šutalo will no longer wear the blue and white Zadar jersey, since he decided to continue his career in Romania, where he signed with BCM U Pitești.