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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


BYU’s Jimmer Fredette Re-Signs In China

BYU’s Jimmer Fredette Scores 43 For China

Former BYU star and NBA player Jimmer Fredette poured in 43 points to lead China’s Shanghai Sharks past the Philippines’ Mighty Sports 78-77 to…

Missouri’s Marcus Denmon Scores 26 At Europe Cup

Missouri’s Marcus Denmon Signs In Turkey

Former Missouri star Marcus Denmon has signed with Gaziantep Basketbol in Turkey’s BSL league.

 

The 6-3 guard comes from the Chinese NBL, where he averaged…

N Mexico St’s Mullings Finland BCL Player Of Week

N. Mexico St’s Daniel Mullings’ 24 Tops Finland

Former New Mexico State star Daniel Mullings poured in 24 points with 13 rebounds to lead Finland’s Kataja past Sweden’s Sodertalje 97-58 in Europe’s…

Blatche’s 29 Puts FT Up 2-0 In China CBA Semis

Wizards’ Andray Blatche Returning To China

Former Wizards and Nets player Andray Blatche will return to the Xinjiang Flying Tigers in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA).

 

There were reports last month…

James Madison’s Denzel Bowles Signs In Dubai

James Madison’s Denzel Bowles Signs In Dubai

Former James Madison University star Denzel Bowles has signed with Al Naser Dubai in the United Arab Emirates D1 league.

 

The 6-10, 260-pound forward comes…

Fredette Scores 33 For China Against Rockets

Fredette Scores 33 For China Against Rockets

Former BYU star and NBA player Jimmer Fredette poured in 33 points for China’s Shanghai Sharks in a 131-94 exhibition loss to the Houston…

George Mason’s Ryan Pearson Scores 27 In France

George Mason’s Ryan Pearson Scores 27 In France

Former George Mason star Ryan Pearson poured in 27 points with 13 rebounds to lead Le Mans past Pau-Lacq-Orthez 92-78 in the France Pro…

NBA’s Norris Cole Scores 24 In Euroleague

NBA’s Norris Cole Signs In China

Former Cleveland State star and NBA player Norris Cole has signed with the Shandong Flaming Bulls of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA).

 

The 6-2 point…

Marshall’s Tyler Wilkerson Signs In Arab Emirates

Marshall’s Wilkerson Signs In Arab Emirates

Former Marshall star Tyler Wilkerson has signed with Al Shabab Dubai in the United Arab Emirates D1 league.

 

The 6-8 forward comes from the Chinese…

Arkansas St’s Dewarick Spencer’s 23 Leads Lebanon

Ark St’s Dewarick Spencer’s 23 Leads Lebanon

Former Arkansas State star Dewarick Spencer poured in 23 points to lead Lebanon’s Al Riyadi past Qatar’s Al Rayyan 92-78 at the 2016 FIBA…

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