Gist getting interest from Partizan Belgrade?


According to, Partizan Belgrade is interested in forward James Gist who is currently on the San Antonio Spurs’ training camp roster. Here is the cleaned up translation:

Partizan Belgrade is still looking to strengthen its [interior] and is interested in James Gist (2.03 m, 24), which was confirmed by Dragan Todorovic, the athletic director club. 

American power forward [is] currently [in] the NBA preseason with the San Antonio Spurs but should be released later in the week.

Interesting to note is how the report states Gist is to be released this week.

Last season he played with Lokomotiv Rostov in Russia and averaged 11.4 points and 4.2 rebounds.

In the preseason, he has averaged 3.3 points and 3.0 rebounds and has been competing with Alonzo Gee (3.7 points and 1.3 rebounds) and Bobby Simmons (3.2 points, 3.0 rebounds) for the backup small forward position.