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#1 Kam

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Posted July 24, 2008 - 11:24 AM

Spain’s Newspaper “Marca” report Jorge Garbajosa is choosing Russian league team “Chimki” coached by Kestutis Kemzura. This makes Jorge the 4th highest paid basketball player in Europe only eclipsed by Carlos Delfino, Theodore Papaloukas, and Sarunas Jasikevicius.

His decision comes after his contract with the Toronto Raptors was cut short. His two choices were LA Lakers and the Russian club.

http://lakernation.c...n-squad-khimki/


Granted, he is a Euro player - so its not like Childress' move.

#2 Mr.81

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Posted July 24, 2008 - 11:27 AM

Eh, we wouldn't really have much use for him anyways, unless we moved Vlade.
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#3 mikedeezy2k8

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Posted July 24, 2008 - 11:27 AM

guess he didnt wanna handle the pressure of being called GARBAGEjosa

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Posted July 24, 2008 - 11:33 AM

I'm dissapointed we didn't get him. Would've been solid for a small contract.

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Posted July 24, 2008 - 11:41 AM

Can't believe the economy's playing a role in these players heading to Europe (It has to be right?)... Euro's worth more than the dollar... tsk tsk what a shame
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