Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Forbes and Dickens are leaving Napoli

The 2 players were signed earlier this summer by Napoli but due to the decision of the italian federation to exclude Napoli from the league they will be leaving the team.

Kaniel Dickens will probably moving to Varese according to eurobasket.com. Dickens was one of the best scorers in the NBDL for the Colorado 14ers. He averaged 19.2 points 5.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 38 games in the D-League. Earlier this year he was in negotiations with the Cherkassy Monkeys but the deal didn't go through.

Gary Forbes has offers from Turkey so he will be possibly continusing his career there.He began his career in NCAA with Virginia and later on he moved to Massachusetts with a gap year in between where he had even better seasons (2006-2008). In May 2008 he participated in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament (Pre-NBA Draft) where in three games he averaged 15.7 points 7.0 rebounds 8.7 assists. He is also a member of the Panama National Team.In his last year in the NCAA he averaged 19.4 points 7.3 rebounds and 3 assists per game.

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