We're in Turkey for Baller of the Week, where Myles Mack continued to be one of the best in Turkey this season with a standout performance for Best Balikesir.
We're in the Netherlands for Baller of the Week, where JaCori Payne put on for Heroes Den Bosch in the team's win in the Dutch Basketball League.
King Szczecin Signs Rodney Purvis
Rodney Purvis is the newest member of King Wilki Morskie Szczecin after the shooting guard reportedly signed with the Polish team Feb. 26. Purvis comes to King Szczecin from Italy, where he played for Bergamo Basket in the Italian Serie A2.
The 27-year-old shooting guard averaged 15.0 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists for Bergamo, his second time playing in Italy. King Szczecin is working toward a playoff push, as they currently sit in seventh place in the PLK standings at 14-11. Purvis played in the NBA G League for the first two seasons of his career, which including time in the NBA with the Orlando Magin in 2018. He joins fellow Americans Tookie Brown, Michael Fakuade, Cleveland Melvin, Zach Thomas andDustin Ware on the roster.
Baller of the Week takes us to Israel this time, where J.R. Holder continued his hot streak with a 40-point double-double for Hapoel Acre!
Shane Gibson Joins Szolnoki Olaj KK
Per Eurobasket and other reports, veteran guard Shane Gibson will continue his professional career in Hungary after signing with Szolnoki Olaj KK in the Hungarian A League, the country's top division. The 31-year-old hasn't played since the 2019-2020 season, when he laced up for Cibona Zagreb in Croatia.
Forward Cameron Clark signed with a new team for the first time this season, signing with Ratiopharm Ulm in Germany Feb. 11.
Baller of the Week takes us to Turkey for the first time this season, where experienced guard Troy Franklin put on a show in his team's narrow loss over the weekend.