MBA Newsflash, November 22, 2005TTB SIGN PACHULIA AND SWEETNEY, WAIVE TWO
Thisted Tigers Basketball have signed free agents Zaza Pachulia (F/C), Mike Sweetney (F), and released Bobby Simmons (G/F) and Kurt Thomas (F/C) from the team roster.
Pachulia and Sweetney enter the MBA fantasy league for the first time, both players having surfed the free agent waters since going undrafted in 2003. With the release of Thomas, Pachulia will step in as the Tigers' only backup center to Dirk Nowitzki.
The released Bobby Simmons joined the Tigers midway through last season's championship run. For the duration, he appeared in 8 games (2 starts) scoring 18.00 fppg on average.
Kurt Thomas, another free agent pickup from 2004, became a key bench player for coach Nils last season (16 bench games, 17.31 fppg unmodified). His career stats are 39 games and 16.90 fppg, having played also for RimRockers, Meaty Ogres and HungerDunkers in past seasons.
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