The only Hungarian representative in ABA League Szolnoki Olaj continues to strengthen their team. The latest addition to the team, led by Serbian coach Dragan Aleksić, is Hungarian naturalized international Obie Trotter.
Obie Trotter used to play for Szolnoki Olaj for two seasons before the club joined ABA League (2010 - 12) and was the key member of the team in 2011/12 season, when they achieved the greatest success in club's history and qualified for the EuroChallenge Final Four Tournament, which they have organized.
Back then, he was averaging 17.3 points, 4.5 assists, 4.3 rebounds and 1.2 steals per game. Excellent performances earned him a lot of attention from the clubs throughout the Europe and in the summer of 2011 he received Hungarian citizenship. Since then is a member of their national team, for which he played also in the Qulifying Round for EuroBasket 2013. The same year he moved to Russian team Nizhny Novgorod, while he started this one in Triumph. He now returned to Szolnok and signed the deal until the end of 2014/15 season with the Hungarians.
Trotter is the third reinforcement for Szolnoki Olaj during this season, after they previously signed with Justin Holiday and Strahinja Milošević. This is an important addition to the team, which is trying their best to exit the danger zone at the bottom of ABA League table, where they are located after 17 rounds.
1. Aug 2014.
Montenegrin champions Budućnost VOLI added a new center to their roster. It is Croatian international center Darko Planinić, who comes from the reigning champions Cibona Zagreb.
31. Jul 2014.
Serbian international Nemanja Dangubić, the player who played in Mega Vizura last two seasons and that was selected as 54th overall pick at this year's NBA Draft, moved to Crvena zvezda Telekom and signed a 3-year (2+1) deal with his new club.
31. Jul 2014.
Krka player Luka Lapornik, which is suffering from a wrist injury for a longer period of time and which had to leave the training camp of Slovenia senior national team before the preparation games even began, will have to rest until December, his club announced.