November 25, 2021 at 11:14 am CST by Dana Gauuder
Former NBA Guard Yogi Ferrell has left Greece’s Panathinaikos to seek a better opportunity, according to EuroHoops.net’s Stavros Barbarousis. Ferrell was unhappy with his limited role – he played just eight minutes on average in five EuroLeague games. The 28-year-old point guard was fired by the Clippers in September after spending the past five years in the NBA.
We have more from around the basketball world:
- Fenway Sports Group is looking to buy an NBA team as soon as its acquisition of the NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins is complete, Axios’ Dan Primack reports. FSG has selectively purchased franchises in various geographic markets. Not only does it own the Boston Red Sox, it has also acquired a NASCAR team and Liverpool FC football club. In addition, it has an investment in Spring Hill Group, a content production company co-founded by: LeBron James.
- cavaliers big man Evan Mobley tops ESPN’s first rookie power rankings this season. Writer Mike Schmitz ranks the Scottie Barnes from Raptors and the pistons’ Cade Cunningham second and third respectively. Mobley is currently out with an elbow injury.
- Tony Allen asked it grizzlies according to Evan Barnes of the Memphis Commercial Appeal, postponing his jersey retirement until next season. Allen is currently facing federal charges for his alleged role in a multimillion-dollar health insurance fraud scheme. Allen’s jersey retirement was scheduled for January 28.