Press August 2011

24 augustRussia edge Poland at European Basketball Tour

Russia — Poland 80:76

23 augustArtem Zabelin and Lokomotiv Kuban part ways

Artem Zabelin (215-F/C-88) and Lokomotiv Kuban part ways as the player will not continue with the squad. It was announced earlier that Artem Zabelin has found the new team after he left CSKA. Artem Zablein joined CSKA Moscow (A Superleague) in 2007. Last season the centre notched 3.8 points, 2.2 boards and 1.2 blocks per game in VTB League.

23 augustKrasnie Krilya tab Aaron Miles

Krasnie Krilya bolstered their backcourt. They agreed on terms of contract with Aaron Miles (186-G-83, college: Kansas). The guard has already joined the team on their training camp in Italy. Last season Aaron Miles spent in D-League. He tallied 15.3 points, 8.7 assists, 4.1 boards and 2.5 steals per game. Previously Aaron Miles had stints in Greece, Spain, France, D-League and NBA. The guard earned Eurobasket.com ProA and A1 Leagues Honourable Mentions in 2007 and 2009 respectively.

22 augustBC Khimky Moscow Region shape up 2011/2012 roster

BC Khimky Moscow Region shape up 2011/2012 roster and will be definitely one of the favorites not only in the local League, however all other tournaments they will participate at.

1 augustBizkaia Bilbao gets shot-block ace Fischer

Bizkaia Bilbao bolstered its frontline with center D'Or Fischer, who has blocked more shots over the past three Euroleague seasons than any other player.

1 augustBC Khimki lands Nielsen

BC Khimki Moscow Region added much-needed experience to its frontcourt by inking power forward Matt Nielsen to a two-year deal on Monday.

1 augustLietuvos Rytas signs Katelynas

Lietuvos Rytas improved its frontcourt by inking power forward Mindaugas Katelynas to a three-year deal, the club announced Monday.