As reported by Niubball, the Shanghai Sharks big man, Zhang Zhaoxu will remain a resident of Shanghai for the foreseeable future after inking a new deal with the team. Despite talk of Beijing and Xinjiang coming in for the 7″3 center, the Sharks front office held their nerve and will keep their young big man at the Yuanshen for the foreseeable future.
Interesting times are afoot in the Shanghai Sharks front office as it stares at the possibility of its starting center Zhang Zhaoxu leaving the team now his contract has expired and the two parties haven’t reached agreement on a new deal. Continue reading “Three Team Bidding War Breaking Out Over Zhang Zhaoxu? (Edited)”
No longer the head coach of the Shanghai Sharks, Daniel Panaggio didn’t have to wait long before he found work again. He has since been hired by the Phoenix Suns to lead their pro-scouting department. Continue reading “Daniel Panaggio Resurfaces In Phoenix”
Shanghai Sharks have confirmed on their website that the contract of Jet Chang, the Taiwanese guard who the team signed in the CBA preseason, has been canceled. Continue reading “Sharks Terminate Contract With ‘Jet’ Chang”
Having finished his stint covering for Gilbert Arenas in Shanghai, Ryan Forehan Kelly has been signed by Venezuelan outfit Cocodrilos de Caracas in the country’s Liga Profesional de Baloncesto (LPB) according to Latin Basket. Continue reading “Ryan Forehan-Kelly Moves On To Venezuela”
The Sharks’ roster is set to be reinforced in the next couple of weeks following the announcement that the former Div II college standout Tseng Hsieng ‘Jet’ Chang will be joining up with the team in the next fortnight or so once the twenty-three year old completes his national service in his native Taiwan. Continue reading “Jet Chang Hoping To Belatedly Land In Shanghai”
In a sensational new development, Gilbert Arenas has been temporarily deselected from the Shanghai Sharks after the former NBA All-Star point guard’s injury problems showed no signs of ending. In his place comes Ryan Forehan-Kelly, who played for the Sharks in the 2011/12 season until an ACL injury on New Year’s Day meant that he was cut from the team and replaced by Marcus Landry. Continue reading “Gilbert Arenas Deselected From Sharks’ Playing Roster, Ryan Forehan-Kelly To Take His Place”
After nearly a fortnight of coverage, the ongoing speculation about Gilbert Arenas appears to have finally come to a close. In a blunt statement on the Sharks official website, the organisation acknowledged that terms have been offered to the American- and baring something very dramatic- the one year contract will be signed and will cover Arenas for the 2012/13 CBA season. The deal arrives just in time for Shanghai’s first game away to Beijing on Saturday.
The deal that everyone in Shanghai wants to happen still has not happened. Gilbert Arenas is continuing to negotiate with the Sharks but nothing final has been agreed upon just yet- despite numerous reports to the contrary. Continue reading “Update: Gilbert Arenas Remains Unsigned, Discussions Ongoing”
As the Sharks roster continues to grow, players who probably aren’t going to be getting many minutes this season are being moved on. The latest to pack his bags and roll out of Shanghai is forward Peng Fei, who is off to the Jiangsu Dragons. Continue reading “Peng Fei ‘Relocated’ To Jiangsu Dragons”