Friday, October 30, 2009
Rumors about Juan Dixon and Aris
Juan Dixon (1.91-SG) is close to signing a contract with Aris according to rumors from Greece.
The Greek portal sport24.gr says that Aris are very close to signing NBA veteran Juan Dixon is very close to signing a new contract with Aris Thessaloniki. Head coach of Aris, Fotis Katsikaris admitted that he is interested in Juan Dixon saying : "It's true that Juan Dixon is a player that interests us. He can make us a stronger team", but he didn't elaborate on any details of the potential deal. Dixon will probably be replacing Quinton Day who has a small contract and that can be broken easily.
The article says that it's a done deal and that it will be announced soon. The 31-year old Maryland graduate was drafted 17th overall by the Washington Wizards in the 2002 NBA Draft. After that he had a 7-season long career in the NBA playing for Washington, Portland, Toronto, Detroit and Washington averaging 8.4 points 1.9 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 436 games(regular season) in the NBA.
He joined the Atlanta Hawks for the pre-season averaging 9 points in 3 games but he was one of the last cuts in the roster of Atlanta, that left him a free agent. Aaron Miles(1.85-PG), currently playing for Aris was also in the Atlanta Hawks pre-season roster..
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