HoopsNews: Jimmer, Mitchell, Pelicans

Jimmer Fredette is exploring several options after being waived by the Spurs last week.

Today’s quick news and moves from around the world of pro basketball, all on one easy-to-follow page. Check regularly for updates.

Former lottery pick Jimmer Fredette is engaged in contract talks with Serbian club BC Partizan, per Amico Hoops. Fredette has already signed a D-League contract and is eligible for Saturday’s draft, D-League Digest reports. The former BYU guard was waived by the Spurs last week.

Former NBA and D-League forward Tony Mitchell is nearing a contract agreement with Turkish club Yesilgiresun, per Amico Hoops.

Raptors 905 of the D-League have traded guard Ricky Ledo to the Reno Bighorns for 7-foot-5 center Sim Bhullar, per Yahoo Sports.

Former NBA forwards Perry Jones and Jeff Ayers have signed with D-League and are eligible for Saturday’s draft, per Upside & Motor.

The Pelicans will sign point guard Toney Douglas, per the New Orleans Advocate. Douglas will replace veteran guard Nate Robinson, who started in the season opener but was waived Thursday.

The Rockets and forwards Terrence Jones and Donatas Motiejunas will bypass contract extensions before the Nov. 2 deadline, per Yahoo Sports.

Former NBA forward Cartier Martin has signed a D-League contract and is eligible for Saturday’s draft, per D-League Digest.

Former NBA guards David Stockton and Scottie Wilbekin are considering offers from Europe, per Sportando. Stockton was waived by the Kings, and Wilbekin by the 76ers, last week.

Ex-Mississippi guard Marshall Henderson will join the Reno Bighorns of the D-League, per CSN Bay Area. Undrafted forward Vince Hunter (UTEP) will also play for the Bighorns, the website reports. Both players were cut by the Kings recently.

Undrafted guard Kenney Funderburk (Columbus State) has signed with Ukrainian club Dynamo Kyiv, per Eurobasket News.

Former Maryland forward Haukur Palsson has parted ways with German club Mitteldeutscher BC, per Eurobasket News.

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, the company that owns the Raptors, is hiring Air Canada executive Michael Friisdahl as the new president and CEO, per the company.

— Compiled by Sam Amico

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