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MTone8788
08-19-2008, 06:48 PM
http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=3543277

dre1990
08-19-2008, 06:56 PM
Another solid player leaving the NBA

CHief_0_o_Wahoo
08-19-2008, 06:57 PM
Not a real big deal at all. Surprised teams here in the U.S. don't have a need for a three point shooter though. (Sixers)

_Sn1P3r_
08-19-2008, 08:28 PM
And another goes. Oh well, best of luck.

Beno7500
08-19-2008, 08:29 PM
Nobody is loyal.

It's all about $$$

MiamiHeat
08-19-2008, 08:29 PM
Gordan Giricek? who?

JWalk126
08-19-2008, 10:00 PM
Gordan Giricek? who?

I dont know, but 2 different websites reported him signing in 2 different countries

I wonder how thats going to work out

Spurred1
08-19-2008, 10:43 PM
I thought he did okay for the Suns-so they didn't want him back? Or is it just a $$$ issue?

avsman05
08-19-2008, 10:45 PM
No one was making him any offers so he packed his bags and left the country. I wonder if they will televise any of these games over seas like olympiakos with childress or if gordon heads over there whatever team he signs with.

Spurred1
08-19-2008, 10:48 PM
^Well, he needs to earn a living just like everyone else-so if he must go overseas to do so. But I can't imagine that some team here wouldn't be able to use him. He's not that crappy-or is he?

lakers4sho
08-19-2008, 10:49 PM
I wonder how Suns offense will look like now...and defense too

MiamiHeatWade33
08-19-2008, 11:49 PM
yeah wasting money on the shawn marion shaq trade thats why the suns have the now Cash problems i mean that was the worst trade ever trust me suns wouldve been out of the first round against the spurs suns biggest mistakes ever.

giving up Joe johnson for nothing they wouldve already won the championship in 07. now giving up shawn marion for shaq? whos already in his mid 30s and is slowing down now the suns arent barely even close of winning the championship anymore...

JWalk126
08-20-2008, 05:16 AM
Gordan Giricek has reportedly signed a two-year contract to play for the Turkish team Fenerbahce. Similar to Josh Childress' contract, Giricek has the option to return to the NBA next summer.
Initial reports errantly stated that Giricek had signed with Russia's Triumph Lyubertsy. He was no longer in high demand in the NBA, and although the Spurs made him an offer, he found more money in Europe. He began last season with the Jazz, was traded to the 76ers for Kyle Korver, and eventually signed with the Suns after Philadelphia waived him.

rotoworld.com



the bolded text is what I was referring to in my previous post

bigmac8675
08-20-2008, 05:22 AM
Money Money Money.... MONEY! And so the trend continues.....

ertanozgur
08-20-2008, 07:30 AM
Fenerbahçe has done a great job of getting Gricek ...i think he will be a great addition

MTone8788
08-20-2008, 02:29 PM
He didn't do anything for the Sixers but shoot poorly. He did pretty well with the Suns though.

MrThrowBack23
08-21-2008, 07:54 PM
will he have to change his name because in turkey u have to havea muslim name to live there

lakers4sho
08-21-2008, 08:03 PM
will he have to change his name because in turkey u have to havea muslim name to live there

Never knew Hedo Turkoglu or Mehmet Okur were Muslim names :eyebrow:

bogdanrom
08-21-2008, 08:38 PM
will he have to change his name because in turkey u have to havea muslim name to live there

That's not true. You liar, liar pants on fire.