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3×3 – Serbia, USA and France win U18 World Championship

3×3 – Serbia, USA and France win U18 World Championship

There was an air of deja vu as the FIBA 3×3 U18 World Championships, presented by Nike, came to a close on Sunday in Alcobendas, Spain. Serbia won the Boys…

Ljeko Nicaj signs with Lovcen Cetinje

Ljeko Nicaj (2.10m) has signed an agreement to join Lovcen Cetinje (Montenegro-1A) for the upcoming season. He played for Podgorica (Montenegro-1A) last season, averaging 15.4 points, 8.0 rebounds, and 2.4…

Toure Murry leaves Hapoel Tel Aviv

Toure Murry leaves Hapoel Tel Aviv

Toure Murry (1.98m, college Wichita State) has informed Hapoel Tel Aviv (Israel-Winner League) that he’s not interested in pursuing a long-term contract with the squad. He recently completed a 10-day…

U18 AfroBasket for Women: Senegal takes title

U18 AfroBasket for Women: Senegal takes title

The host squad Senegal earned the title of U18 AfroBasket for Women Champions with a 55-50 victory over Mali. Mali got out to an early lead finishing the first quarter…

Bojan Popovic signs with BBC Nitia

Bojan Popovic signs with BBC Nitia

Bojan Popovic (2.09m) has inked a dela with BBC Nitial Bettembourg (Luxembourg-N2) for the 2012-13 season. During the 2011-12 season he played for Apop Paphou (Cyprus-Division B). Popović has also…

Mory Correa signs with Pau-Lacq-Orthez

Mory Correa signs with Pau-Lacq-Orthez

Mory Correa (2.04m, college: Wyoming) has signed on to play for Pau-Lacq-Orthez (France-ProB) for the upcoming season. Correa has been on the roster of ALM Evreux Basket (France-ProB) for the…

Vasco Evtimov joins Limoges

Vasco Evtimov joins Limoges

Vasco Evtimov (2.07m, college: University of North Carolina) has agreed to terms with CSP Limoges (France-ProA). Evtimov spent last season with Levski Sofia (Bulgaria-NBL), where he averaged 8.8 points and…

Ty Walker signs with Limoges

Ty Walker signs with Limoges

Ty Walker (2.13m, college: Wake Forest) has been on trial with Limoges (France-ProA) for the past couple of weeks and the squad has decided to keep him on for the…

Eric Dawson inks deal with Foshan

Eric Dawson inks deal with Foshan

Eric Dawson (2.06m, college: Midwestern State) has signed on to play with Foshan (China-CBA). Last season Dawson split his time between the Austin Toros of the NBA D-League and the…

The Adriatic league had a rocky start

The Adriatic league had a rocky start

The Adriatic league had a rocky start last night, with a lot going on during the game between Partizan Belgrade from Serbia and Zadar from Croatia. Partizan’s team is the…

Bennet Davis released by Palencia

Bennet Davis released by Palencia

Bennet Davis (2.06m, college: Northeastern) has been released by Palencia (Spain-LEB Gold). Davis has been with the team during pre-season, but they’ve decided he doesn’t fit in with their plans…

Anthony Grundy joins Mahram Tehran

Anthony Grundy joins Mahram Tehran

Anthony Grundy (1.89m, college: North Carolina State) has signed on with Mahram Tehran (Iran-Superleague) for the 2012-13 season. Grundy played with Mersin (Turkey-TBL) during the 2011-12 season and averaged 16.9…

Dan Mavraides agrees to short-term deal with Sidigas

Dan Mavraides agrees to short-term deal with Sidigas

Dan Mavraides (1.93m, college: Princeton) has agreed to a one-month contract with Sidigas Averllino (Italy-SerieA) to replace Dwight Hardy (1.88m, college: St. John’s). Hardy has unresolved passport issues from his…

NBPA union chief paid $3 million

NBPA union chief paid $3 million

NBA Players Association executive director Billy Hunter was paid $3 million from July 1, 2011-June 30, 2012, a $600,000 — or 25% — raise over the previous year, according to…

Scavolini is back!

Scavolini is back in Italian basketball. For over 37 years the brand name Scavolini was a household name in the Basketball community as the kitchen manufacturer was the main sponsor…

Jerome Randle signs with Foshan

Jerome Randle (178 cm, Cal’10) signs with Foshan Lions from China. Jerome Randle played for Azovmash from the Ukraine last season where he averaged 15.7 ppg and 4.8 aspg.…

Ratko Varda signs with Mahram

Ratko Varda signs with Mahram from Iran. The 33 year old Serbian veteran has signed a temporary deal to play for Mahram during the Asia Cup in Lebanon. Ratko Varda…

Jeff Jones signs with Sopron

Jeff Jones (193 cm, Rider’12) signs with Sopron from Hungary. Jones played college basketball last season for Rider and averaged 13.4 ppg.…

Al Thornton signs with Guangsha

Al Thornton signs with Guangsha from China. The former NBA player spent last season in Puerto Rico averaging 18.7ppg with Guayama.…

Kevin Smith signs with T71Dudelange

Kevin Smith (195 cm, Richmond’11) signs with T71Dudelange from Luxemburg for only a month. During that time he will replace the injured Denell Stephens (190 cm, Slippery Rock’09).…

Stephane Lasme signs with Panathinaikos

Stephane Lasme signs with Panathinaikos

Stephane Lasme (203 cm, UMASS’07) has signed with Greek powerhouse Panathinaikos Athens. Stephane Lasme played with the Boston Celtics in Las Vegas this summer in the NBA summer league. Last…

Gilbert Arenas to China?

Gilbert Arenas to China?

The Artist Formerly Known as Agent Zero is, according to an ESPN report, strongly considering the possibility of taking his talents to China. Arenas hasn’t been able to draw interest…

Radnicki Kragujevac secures Fiat as main sponsor

Radnicki Kragujevac secures Fiat as main sponsor

Radnicki Kragujevac from Serbia has made the headlines for the last couple of weeks, with one signing after the other. According to the club itself, they now have the strongest…

Basketball making a difference in Venezuela

Basketball making a difference in Venezuela

Following trends in the United States, interest in charity work by basketball teams and those involved with basketball in Venezuela is growing. One example of this is the Hermanos Centeno…

Euroleague Qualifier: Cantu will join Group A

Euroleague Qualifier: Cantu will join Group A

After three nights of games in the Paladesio Arena in Desio, Italy, the Euroleague Qualifier ended in the host squad, Mapooro Cantu, putting a beating on their French opponents, Le…

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