The Houston Rockets landed their star player after all, but it came at a hefty price. Shooting guard James Harden has agreed to sign a five-year, $80 million extension with Houston before tonight’s 11:59 ET deadline. Harden, the regining NBA Sixth Man of the Year and an Olympic gold medalist, was traded from the Oklahoma […]
The National Basketball Association game scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 1 between the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center has been postponed due to the conditions in the New York area caused by Hurricane Sandy. “Mayor Bloomberg informed us this afternoon that after further analysis of the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy that […]
Dionte Christmas (196 cm, Temple’09) has signed for Russian team CSKA Moscow for the rest of the season. Christmas was one of the last cuts by the Boston Celtics before the NBA season started. Last season he started in Greece and ended with the Houston Rockets.
Turkish teams Anadolu Efes and Galatasaray have agreed on Josh Shipp’s buyout. The 26 year old Joe Shipp (196 cm, UCLA’09) who is already practicing with Efes since a few days, will spend the season with the team coached by Oktay Mahmuti. The last two season he played for Galatasaray and was considered one of […]
Ivan Zejak (203 cm) has been released by the BSC Raiffeisen Furstenfeld Panthers (Austria-A Bundesliga). He was signed for this season and after three contests Furstenfeld management decided to part ways with the Montenegro forward.
Abdelmajid Naji (207 cm) was released this week by BBC Monthey (Switzerland-LNA) after being signed in September. Last season he suited up for Denain ASC Voltaire (France-ProB). As was previously reported on Court Side Basketball News, Naji is being replace by Even Fjeld (203 cm, Vermont’11).
3×3 basketball is big in Venezuela. 2012 is the country’s first year participating the FIBA 3×3 tournament which means that this type of basketball will grow even more. Venezuala won 3 out of the 7 games in Group B this year, but that modest record does not mean that 3×3 is losing any popularity in […]
Venezuelan guard Greivis Vásquez (197 cm, Maryland’10) might be a starting player for the New Orleans Hornets. When he was playing his last year in the NCAA, few thought that he would be drafted in the 1st round (28th) or that he would be in the NBA long enough for a contract. Vásquez, compared to […]