Ilic, Harrington Join Rostov


Lokomotiv Rostov have signed Serbian center Mile Ilic and guard Lorinza "Junior" Harrington.

Ilic, 23, was drafted by the New Jersey Nets in in the summer of 2006 and went to the NBA but played sparingly and was sent to the NBDL before having his season prematurely ended by injury.

Ilic, formerly on the books at Zeleznik in Serbia, was this summer traded by the Nets to New Orleans but has returned to Europe in search of playing time.

Harrington, a 27-year-old guard, averaged nearly 20 minutes per game last season in the NBA with the Memphis Grizzlies.

He has prior experience in Europe with Azovmash of Ukraine and Pamesa Valencia in Spain's ACB.