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After turning down $55 million, James Harden gets $80 million

After turning down $55 million, James Harden gets $80 million

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…

New York vs Brooklyn game postponed

New York vs Brooklyn game postponed

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…

Christmas in Moscow

Christmas in Moscow

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…

Efes & Galatasaray agree on Josh Shipp’s buyout

Efes & Galatasaray agree on Josh Shipp’s buyout

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…

Ivan Zejak released by Furstenfeld Panthers

Ivan Zejak released by Furstenfeld Panthers

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…

Abdelmajid Naji released by BBC Monthey

Abdelmajid Naji released by BBC Monthey

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…

3×3 basketball is big in Venezuela

3×3 basketball is big in Venezuela

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…

Greivis Vásquez may be starting player for Hornets

Greivis Vásquez may be starting player for Hornets

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…

Milija Bogicevic to replace head coach Adomaitis at Anwil

Milija Bogicevic to replace head coach Adomaitis at Anwil

Serbian coach Milija Bogicevic will replace Lithuanian head coach Dainius Adomaitis of Anwil Wloclawek. The Polish team has had a very bad start this season with a 1-4 record and…

Derrick Brown signs with Lokomotiv Kuban

Derrick Brown signs with Lokomotiv Kuban

Derrick Brown (203 cm, Xavier’09) has signed with Russian team Lokomotiv Kuban. The former 2nd round draft pick played in the NBA last season with the Bobcats where he averaged…

Obras Sanitarias fires Dan Fitzgerald

Obras Sanitarias fires Dan Fitzgerald

Argentinian team Obras Sanitarias has fired Dan Fitzgerald (206 cm, Marquette’08) due to a disappointing performances in the 8 games he played so far (6.4 ppg and 2.6 rpg). Globetrotter…

Red Star and Partizan take battle to FIBA arbitration

Red Star and Partizan take battle to FIBA arbitration

Serbian rivals Red Star Belgrade and Partizan Belgrade have been in a heated verbal fight all summer and now it continues into the court rooms. The fight is about talented…

Dominique Coleman signs with Lapua

Dominique Coleman signs with Lapua

Dominique Coleman (190 cm, Colorado’07) has signed in Finland with Korisliiga newcomer Korikobrat Lapua. He is the fourth American on the team (only three can play at the same time).Dominique…

Dallas stuns loaded Lakers in opener, 99-91

Dallas stuns loaded Lakers in opener, 99-91

Dwight Howard missed a two-handed dunk on his first shot, and the night never got much better for the Los Angeles Lakers. When Howard and Steve Nash took their places…

Record-tying 84 foreign players on NBA rosters

Record-tying 84 foreign players on NBA rosters

Opening-night rosters for the 2012-13 NBA season feature a record-tying 84 international players, previously set in 2010-11, from 37 countries and territories. The opening-night record for countries and territories is…

FIBA arbitration ruled: Bilbao must pay € 550k to Zagreb for Saric

FIBA arbitration ruled: Bilbao must pay € 550k to Zagreb for Saric

FIBA Arbitration ruled on Dario Saric’s case today. The FIBA Tribunal ruled that Bilbao Basket must pay € 550.000 to KK Zagreb for the Croatian star Dario Saric. “I’m shocked…

Olin Edirne and Nemanja Protic part ways

Olin Edirne and Nemanja Protic part ways

Turkish team Olin Edirne and Serbian player Nemanja Protic have parted ways. Protic played 3 games with Olin Edirne in the TBL and averaged 4.3 points, 1.6 rebounds and 2…

Rafa Hettsheimeir moves to Real Madrid

Rafa Hettsheimeir moves to Real Madrid

CAI Zaragoza announced that they have agreed with Real Madrid to shop Brazilian big man Rafael Hettsheimer(208 cm, 26 years old). The Brazilian big man moves to the Spanish capital…

Civil rights activists question Minnesota Timberwolves’ white roster

Civil rights activists question Minnesota Timberwolves’ white roster

The Minnesota Timberwolves and the skin color of many of their players has some questioning the front-office’s true motives when it comes to constructing the roster. Reports the Star Tribune:…

Belgian National Team player Lionel Bosco in jail

Belgian National Team player Lionel Bosco in jail

Belgian National Team player Lionel Bosco is in jail after causing a traffic accident while being drunk and without a driver’s license. After Friday’s victory against local rival Pepinster, The…

NBA Set to Tip Off 67th Season

NBA Set to Tip Off 67th Season

The NBA is set to tip off its 67th season today with the first three contests of the 2012-13 campaign; the Cleveland Cavaliers will host the Washington Wizards, the Los…

Mark Dorris pens deal with Phoenix Hagen

Mark Dorris pens deal with Phoenix Hagen

Mark Dorris (188 cm, Marshall’08) has agreed to terms with Phoenix Hagen (Germany-BBL) for the 2012-13 season. Dorris suited up for EnBW Ludwigsburg (Germany-BBL) last season, averaging 9.8 points per…

Sonny Weems named Euroleague MVP for Oct.

Sonny Weems named Euroleague MVP for Oct.

Guiding his team, CSKA Moscow, to a perfect 3-0 record and the top spot in Group D, Sonny Weems has been named the Euroleague’s bwin MVP for the month of…

Fernandez and San Emererio named bwin co-MVPs

Fernandez and San Emererio named bwin co-MVPs

Rudy Fernandez of Real Madrid, and Fernando San Emeterio of Caja Laboral Vitoria have been named bwin co-MVPs for Turkish Airlines Euroleague week 3. Both players had performation index ratings…

EJ Kusnyer signs on with Kilsyth Cobras

EJ Kusnyer signs on with Kilsyth Cobras

EJ Kusnyer (196 cm, Mercer University’10) has signed on with the Swinburne Kilsyth Cobras (Australia-SEABL) for the 2012-13 season. Kusnyer lead the Atlantic Sun Conference in three-point goals (107) in…

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