High-scoring combo guard Adam Smith will continue his pro career in Greece after signing with Ionikos Nikaias BC. Smith, who will start his fifth season this fall, spent last season with PAOK Thessaloniki, where he averaged 16.8 points per game across all competitions, including putting up 17.4 points per game while playing in the Basketball Champions League.
The New Zealand Breakers have added a second American player to their roster after signing Colton Iverson. The big man joins the Breakers for his eighth season as a pro after playing seven years in Europe, including stops in Turkey, Spain, Israel and Russia. Most recently, he played for Zenit Saint Petersburg in Russia during the 2019-2020 season, averaging 6.3 points and 4.5 rebounds per game as he helped Zenit to a sixth-place finish in the VTB United League while the team also played in the Euroleague.
The 7-footer joins a Breakers team that will look to improve on a 15-13 record from last season that had the team just missing the NBL playoffs in Australia. The team has also signed American Lamar Patterson for the upcoming season, which is currently slated to start sometime in late January/early February 2021.
Bonzie Colson will continue his professional hoops career in Europe after signing with SIG Basket Strasbourg in France. The 6'6 forward out of Notre Dame started his pro career in the United States, spending the first part of the 2018-2019 season with the Canton Charge before signing a two-way contract with the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks in 2019. He spent the second season of his pro career as his first year in Europe, playing for Darussafaka Tefken in the Turkish Basketball Super League. Colson averaged 11.5 points and 5.1 rebounds per game across all competitions, which included competing in the FIBA Europe Cup in addition to Turkey's top league.
The 24-year-old joins a Strasbourg team that will look to rebound from last season, finishing the shortened LNB Pro A 2019-2020 season with a 10-14 record, along with a 4-10 record while competing in the Basketball Champions League. Strasbourg have also signed Americans Wes Clark, Brandon Jefferson, DeAndre Lansdowne and Ishmail Wainright for the upcoming season.
American center James Thompson IV is going to play his second pro season in Germany after signing with Telekom Baskets Bonn in the Basketball Bundesliga, per several reports. The big man out of Eastern Michigan spent his rookie year split between Italy and South Korea, playing for Poderosa Pallacanestro Montegranaro in Italy's second division before morning to Seoul Samsung Thunder in the second half of the 2019-2020 season. The 25-year-old averaged 10.9 points and 7.9 rebounds per game combined as his field goal percentage reached 70 percent from the floor.
Point guard Ryan Harrow will continue his pro career in Spain after signing with Real Betis Baloncesto in Liga ACB. The 6'2 point guard is entering his fifth year as a pro after playing in Greece, Italy, Lithuania and Poland. He most recently played in Greece for Peristeri BC during the 2018-2019 season, where he averaged 12.6 points and 4.8 assists per game in Greece's top division.
Harrow joins a Real Betis Squad that will look to rebound after finishing last season with an 8-15 record and not advancing to Stage Two of Liga Endesa after the season was re-started this summer. He joins fellow Americans T.J. Campbell, Obi Enechionyia and James Feldeine on the roster for the upcoming season.
Anthony Beane will continue his international hoops career in Italy after signing with Virtus Roma in the Italian Lega Basket Serie A. The guard will start his fifth pro season in his fifth different country, having played in Bulgaria, Poland, Latvia and Belgium so far in his career.
In one of the best seasons of his career last season, Beane averaged 18.2 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game for Proximus Spirou, which included competing in the the FIBA Europe Cup. He joins a Virtus Roma team that will look to improve on last season's 7-15 finish, it's first year back in Italy's top division after four years in Serie A2. Roma's also signed Americans Chris Evans and Gerald Robinson ahead of next season.
After a career spent in Germany, France and Turkey, Michael Thompson will play in the VTB United League for the first time in his career after signing with Astana in Kazakhstan. The 31-year-old point guard spent the past two seasons playing for teams in France's LNB Pro A, suiting up for Le Mans Sarthe Basket during the 2018/19 season before playing for BCM Gravelines-Dunkerque last season.