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CSS Giurgiu new additions Marcus Melvin and Bryson McKenzie - Dec 26, 2012


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CSS Giurgiu has announced the signings of Import Center Bryson McKenzie (211-C-83, college: N.Illinois) and Import Forward Marcus Melvin (203-F-82, college: N.Carolina St.). Bryson McKenzie is a 6'11 (2.11m) Center from the USA (Indiana). He has played for the Los Angeles Lakers and Dallas Mavericks in the NBA Summer League as well as helped his club in Hungary to a division championship. Last season Bryson was a big part of the success in Romania for CSM Bucharest. He has great size, character, length, and work ethic that will translate to wins this season and a presence on the back line. For CSM last season, Bryson was 3rd in Romania in rebounds and 3rd in blocked shots. He shot over 58% from the floor and was a dominant finisher around the basket as well as a huge key to their interior defense. Bryson turned 29 years old this past July and brings with him the experience of playing overseas and against high level competition for some time.

Marcus Melvin is a 6'8 (2.03m) Forward from the USA (North Carolina) where he starred at North Carolina State as an All-ACC Tournament 1st team as a Junior competing in a tough conference with Duke, Wake Forest and North Carolina among others. The following season Marcus was 2nd team All-ACC and his team advanced to the ACC Tournament Championship game twice in consecutive seasons. A Portsmouth and Chicago NBA Pre-Draft participant, Marcus played for the Denver Nuggets in the NBA Summer League. He's since gone on to play in the top leagues around the World including Italy Serie-A, Turkey TBL, Lebannon, Phillipines, Puerto Rico, Argentina and Iran's Superleague. Marcus just turned 30 this past August and has the veteran experience competing against some of the better players around the World.
  



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Simina Mandache's double-double lands her Player of the Week award among Romanians playing currently abroad- Mar.2, 2014  (by Eurobasket Center)

Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Romanians who are currently playing abroad. This week's number one is an experienced former international forward Simina Mandache (185-81). She was the major contributor in Venezia's victory against the fifth-ranked Parma in the Italian A1 in Sunday night's game. [read more]
Gabriela Marginean selected the top Romanian playing abroad in last week's games- Feb.23, 2014  (by Eurobasket Center)

Here is the weekly review of the top performing Romanian players, who play currently abroad. This week's number one is former international forward Gabriela Marginean (182-87). Sheto an easy victory against the 11th-ranked Ceyhan Bld in the Turkish TKBL in Sunday night's game. [read more]
Simina Mandache selected the top Romanian playing abroad in last week's games- Feb.16, 2014  (by Eurobasket Center)

We bring you last week's top performances from Romanians who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level. This week's number one is an experienced former international forward Simina Mandache (185-81). She was the major contributor in Venezia's victory against the 11th-ranked San Martino in the Italian A1 in Sunday night's game. [read more]
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Giurgiu defeats CSM, Mobitelco, and Dinamo in Romanian CUP Sep.30, 2012
Elena Costea is a newcomer at CSM U Oradea Sep.29, 2012
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Romanian Cup - Regional Qualfier (Dobresti) Sep.27, 2012
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SCM CSS Craiova sign Marija Prlja Sep.23, 2012
BCT Alexandria add Americans Chelsea Lyons and Shanita Arnold Sep.23, 2012
Andrea Vincze joins CS Universitatea Cluj Napoca Sep.23, 2012
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Giurgiu and Rovinari meet in Championship of Cupa Energia Sep.11, 2012
Energy Cup Sep.3, 2012
Romania: Preseason underway Aug.22, 2012
Perry Petty signs with Giurgiu Aug.20, 2012
Josh Simmons and Chris Ware sign with Giurgiu Wolves Aug.15, 2012
Summer Time Aug.13, 2012
CSM Bucharest signs Damjan Kandic Aug.2, 2012
Marcel Jones to Pitesti Jul.26, 2012
BC Timisoara inks PF/C Delvon Johnson Jul.25, 2012
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