According to marca.com, Bilbao are very close to signing spanish point-guard Javi Rodriguez(1.89-PG). Rodriguez started his career in the Tau Baskonia academies and later on graduated from Boston College before returning to Spain. He has also played in Alava, Tau, Gijon, Breogan, Fuenlabrada and most recently Manresa where he had one of best seasons in the ACB.
The 30-year old veteran was the 2nd best in assists in the regular season behind Ricky Rubio(6.2) with 6.1 assists and leaving Pablo Prigioni in third place with 5 assists per game. He averaged 6.8 points 3.3 rebounds and 6.1 assists in 28 games in the regular season in the ACB. He has also been a member of the Spain National Team.