Saturday, September 27, 2008
Montegranaro waived Kemp and announced Hunter
The suspicions about the imminent release of Shawn Kemp were realised yesterday. Premiata Montegranaro announced the release of Shawn Kemp and the signing of Brandon Hunter. The former NBA superstar said that he feels sorry that the deal didn't go through and Montegranaro signed Brandon Hunter to take his place. Hunter was also mentioned in greek articles to interest the team of Trikala.
Brandon Hunter(2.01-PF) graduated from the college of Ohio in 2003 and he was selected at number 56, in the 2nd round of the 2003 draft by Boston. His rights were traded to Charlotte next year and after that he was loaned to Orlando.In 2006 he went to Greece to play for Panathinaikos where he only played a few games. During that summer the took part in the summer camp of Cleveland trynig to secure a contract in the NBA. Later on he went to Italy to play for Napoli, Livorno and finally last season he played for Biella. He averaged 12.9 points and 9.1 rebounds in 31 games in the LegaA1.