Exciting Week for former UTEP Miners Culpepper, Stone
Randy Culpepper has signed a six-figure, 10-month contract with Ferro-ZNTU, a Ukrainian team in the Ukraine Super League, Randy and his agent told Newschannel 9 earlier this week. Culpepper will leave in early August for the preseason, which starts August 16th. Randy told Newschannel 9 he was excited for the opportunity, for which he will also receive an apartment, a car and meals during his stay in the Ukraine.
Julyan Stone had worked out for the Miami Heat last week, and is currently in Arizona working out for the Phoenix Suns. Stone told Newschannel 9 he hopes to have some sort of contract signed by Thursday, the date many expected a NBA lockout to start. Stone hopes to make it to several NBA veteran camps.