Walter Herrmann, the current Detroit Piston confirmed to Greece’s Gazzetta newspaper that he has an offer from a Greek team. There are, of course, only two possibilities: Olympiakos and Panathinaikos.
Herrmann, who averaged 3.4 points and 1.6 rebounds per game in the Motor City, is the typical NBA player that can make a way more interesting stay in Europe than in the NBA. Serving only as a limited role player in the United States, Herrmann can firstly earn more money in Europe and secondly also play a far larger role in a very competitive championship, the Euroleague.
[...] The craziest rumor is, however, the possible return of Primoz Brezec to his home country of Slovenia. Apparently, a very rich entrepreneur wants to pay Brezec’ salary while he would play for Olimpija Ljubljana. How true this is, has yet to be verified but Brezec has already stated that he won’t stay in the NBA for less than USD 3 million (about EUR 1.5 million net), a salary that top European teams like Barcelona where he is rumored to go, can pay.
(Note: those two links were from Ball in Europe's original post, though I swapped out the first one for Google's Greek-to-English translation. Unfortunately, Google doesn't have a Slovenian-to-English translation for the second link. My apologies to everyone sitting on the edge of their seat for the latest Brezec news -- there must be hundreds dozens one or two of you.)
Update: DBB reader GD offers an interesting translation to part of the Brezec interview in the comments:
"I was really disappointed with Flip Saunders. I don't know what he is so afraid of. As a coach he is absolutely afraid to make any risky moves. If he could have it his way he would play the whole season with five players only. He lacks authority and his players practically ignore him."
Disclaimer: I don't speak Slovenian so I can't verify this, but I wouldn't be surprised if this is accurate, especially considering the way Brezec burned his bridges in Charlotte.