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Kansas’ Julian Wright Scores 19 In Italy

Kansas’ Julian Wright Scores 19 In Italy

Former Kansas star and NBA player Julian Wright scored 19 points for Grissin Bon RE in a 77-67 loss to Banco di Srd in Italy’s Serie A league.   The 6-8 forward shot a red-hot 69 percent (9-of-13) from the field.   Wright also had 7 rebounds, 2 blocks and an assist in the game.   Amedeo Della-Valle added 11 points for Grissin Bon in the loss.   For Banco di Srd, Shawn Jones (Middle Tenn. State) had a team-high 15 points with 8 rebounds in the victory.   But the star of the game was Wright, comes from the Turkish BSL where he averaged 13.2 points, 7.7 rebounds, and 3 assists this season for Trabzonspor.   Last season Wright also played in Italy, averaging 14.4 points and 7.3 rebounds for Dolomiti Energia Trento and leading the team to the Italian Cup Semifinals.   He was named an Italian league All-Star that year.   A college star at Kansas, Wright was the team’s top rebounder and third leading scorer as a sophomore, averaging 12 points and 7.8 boards to lead the Jayhawks to the 2007 NCAA Tournament’s West Regional Final.   The 13th overall pick in the 2007 Draft by New Orleans, Wright has averaged 3.9 points and 2.3 rebounds in four NBA seasons with the Pelicans and Raptors.   A prep star at Homewood-Flossmoor High School (IL), Wright averaged 14 points, 9 rebounds, and 6 assists as a senior, leading the team to a 27-4 record.   He was also a McDonalds All-American and first team all-state selection that season.   For more basketball news go to http://www.blacktoptv.com


NBA’s Kevin Seraphin Scores 24 In Euroleague

NBA’s Kevin Seraphin Scores 24 In Euroleague

NBA veteran and France native Kevin Seraphin poured in 24 points to lead Spain’s FC Barcelona over Greece’s Panathinaikos 98-71 in the Euroleague.

 

The 6-10,…

Goshen’s Errick McCollum Scores 26 In Euroleague

Goshen’s Errick McCollum Drops 26 In Euroleague

Former NAIA Goshen College star Errick McCollum poured in 26 points for Turkey’s Anadolu Efes in a 88-74 loss to Span’s Real Madrid in…

Baylor’s Pierre Jackson Scores 27 In Euroleague

Baylor’s Pierre Jackson Scores 27 In Euroleague

Former Baylor star Pierre Jackson poured in 27 points to lead Israel’s Maccabi Tel-Aviv past Germany’s Brose Baskets 88-71 in the Euroleague.

 

The explosive 5-10…

Long Beach’s Casper Ware Scores 23 In Australia

Long Beach’s Casper Ware Scores 23 In Australia

Former Long Beach State star and NBA player Casper Ware scored 23 points to lead Melbourne United past the Adelaide 36ers 97-99 in Australia’s…

Providence’s Bryce Cotton Scores 24 In Australia

Providence’s Bryce Cotton Drops 24 In Australia

Former Providence star Bryce Cotton poured in 24 points to lead the Perth Wildcats past the Brisbane Bullets 96-86 in the Australian National Basketball…

UL Lafayette’s Shawn Long Signs In China

UL Lafayette’s Shawn Long Signs In China

Former Louisiana-Lafayette star Shawn Long has signed with the Xinjiang Flying Tigers in the China CBA.

 

The 6-9, 255-pound forward played last season in the…

Stanford’s Chasson Randle Signs In Spain

Stanford’s Chasson Randle Signs In Spain

Former Stanford star Chasson Randle has signed with Real Madrid in Spain’s Liga Endesa.

 

The 6-2 point guard comes from the NBA, where he averaged…

GA Tech’s Glen Rice Jr Scores 44 In Philippines

GA Tech’s Glen Rice Jr Scores 44 In Philippines

Former Georgia Tech star Glen Rice Jr. poured in 44 points for TNT Ka Tropa in a 106-103 loss to Barangay Ginebra in the…

Louisville’s Russ Smith China NBL Player Of Year

Louisville’s Russ Smith China Player Of Year

Former Louisville star Russ Smith was named the China NBL’s Player of the Year.

 

The 6-0 guard averaged an eye-popping and unreal 61.2 points a…

Troy Gillenwater’s 54 Leads Wolves To China Title

Gillenwater’s 54 Leads Wolves To China Title

Former New Mexico State star Troy Gillenwater poured in 54 points to lead the Shaanxi Wolves past Anhui 124-90 to win the China NBL…

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