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Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Sonny Weems to sign with Zalgiris

The first of many?


Could Sonny Weems be the first of many active NBA players that will sign overseas this season? Hoopsworld correspondent Alex Kennedy announced via his Twitter account that Zalgiris will be signing swingman Sonny Weems of the Toronto Raptors. Apparently the deal will be finalized this week.

It was reported a few days earlier that this might happen and now it's getting ever closer to be real. There were announcements that Zalgiris would try and sign NBA players and why not? The NBA lock-out is allowing this to happen and Weems might set a trend for others to follow. Weems averaged 9.2 points 2.6 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 59 games for the Raptors last season.

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