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Brawl and chaos in Belgrade!

Brawl and chaos in Belgrade!

The first game of the Serbian play off finals between Partizan and Red Star lasted three and a half hour, was interrupted twice, and there was a brawl. In the…

Montepaschi Siena in the eye of the storm

Montepaschi Siena in the eye of the storm

Newly-elected president of Italy’s professional basketball league and general manager of Montepaschi Siena Ferdinando Minucci has been arrested on suspicion of criminal conspiracy, tax evasion and fraud. Former general secretary…

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

We at Court Side Basketball Newspaper would like to take this opportunity to wish our readers our warmest thoughts and best wishes for 2014.…

Aleksandar Djordjevic takes over National Team

Aleksandar Djordjevic takes over National Team

Aleksandar Djordjevic is the new head coach of the Serbian national team. He replaces Dusan Ivkovic who stepped down after the European Championship this summer. Aleksandar Djordjevic won almost everything…

Happy Holidays from Court Side Newspaper

Happy Holidays from Court Side Newspaper

We at Court Side Basketball News would like to take this opportunity to wish our readers our warmest thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful holiday and a very Happy…

Euroleague Last 16: The Qualifiers

Euroleague Last 16:  The Qualifiers

The Euroleague Regular Season has finally come to a close after 10 weeks of competitive basketball. A handful clear cut contenders have emerged, but so have a number of teams…

Grant Jerrett No.1 in 2013 D-League Draft

Grant Jerrett No.1 in 2013 D-League Draft

The Tulsa 66ers selected Grant Jerrett (208 cm, Arizona’13) with the first overall pick of the 2013 D-League Draft. The Rio Grande Valley Vipers drafted James Johnson (205 cm, Wake…

Frank Turner signs with Antwerp

Frank Turner signs with Antwerp

Frank Turner (178 cm, Canisius’10) has been signed for the 2013/2014 season by the Antwerp Giants from Belgium. Turner recently played for Fos Quest Provence from France’s Pro B in…

Jason Kidd retires after 19 seasons

Jason Kidd retires after 19 seasons

Ten-time All-Star Jason Kidd announced his retirement Monday. Kidd, who signed a three-year, $9.3 million with…

Hill retires after 19-year career

Hill retires after 19-year career

Los Angeles Clippers forward Grant Hill announced his retirement Saturday after a 19-year career in NBA. “I’m …

ACB play offs to continue without strike

ACB play offs to continue without strike

Since last Friday it was unclear if there would be any play off games in the ACB this weekend, as the players and their union threatened with a strike. However,…

Leiden Dutch champion

Leiden Dutch champion

Zorg en Zekerheid Leiden have won their a fourth victory in a row over Aris Leeuwarden to win the Dutch title. Before sweeping Leeuwarden 4-0 in the finals, Leiden had…

Danilović was attacked by friend

Danilović was attacked by friend

The stabbing of Predrag Danilović is still big news in Serbia. His family has now released a statement in which …

Karlis Muiznieks new head coach of Khimik

Karlis Muiznieks new head coach of Khimik

Karlis Muiznieks from Latvia will be the new head coach of Ukrainian team Khimik Yuzny. He replaces Serbian coach Zvezdan Mitrovic who took over as recently as past January. Muiznieks…

Bobcats begin name change back to Hornets

Bobcats begin name change back to Hornets

The Charlotte Bobcats are in the process of changing their name back to “Hornets”, including arranging digital assets that would allow a return to their original nickname. There is no…

Coach Mike Krzyzewski still considering coaching Team USA?

Coach  Mike Krzyzewski still considering coaching Team USA?

Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski acknowledged Saturday that he’s in discussions to return as head coach of USA Basketball through the 2016 Olympics. “There’s a chance,” Krzyzewski said. “That’s correct.” Krzyzewski…

Buducnost grabs title in Montenegro

Buducnost grabs title in Montenegro

Buducnost Podgorica has won the Montenegrin Campionship by sweeping the series 3-0 against runner-up Sutjeska. Yesterday Buducnost wrapped the series up at home with a 67-51 victory. No other team…

Tsmoki-Minsk champion of Belarus

Tsmoki-Minsk champion of Belarus

Tsmoki-Minsk has won the Belorussian title for the fourth season in a row. Yesterday they beat Grodno-93 on the road with 74-66, sweeping the series 3-0.…

Kalev/Cramo Estonian Champion

Kalev/Cramo Estonian Champion

Kalev/Cramo has won the Estonian title for the third season in a row. Yesterday they beat TU/Rock on the road with 81-69, sweeping the series 4-0. Kalev/Cramo dominated the game…

Predrag Danilović stabbed!

Predrag Danilović stabbed!

Predrag Danilović was attacked and stabbed last night in a Belgrade restaurant. Danilović is a former player of the national…

Aquille Carr headed to Eurocamp in Treviso

Aquille Carr headed to Eurocamp in Treviso

Aquille Carr, the 19 year old American point guard who recently decided to skip college to turn pro, has been invited to the Adidas Eurocamp in Treviso, Italy. Aquille Carr…

Radnicki fires Australian Steven Markovic

Radnicki fires Australian Steven Markovic

KK Radnicki Kragujevac from Serbia has fired Australian import Steven Markovic. The reason that Radnicki gave for the termination was that in a recent game against Partizan, Steven Markovic refused…

Summer League in Las Vegas changes format

Summer League in Las Vegas changes format

When participating teams take the court in Las Vegas this summer for the 2013 NBA Summer League, a championship will be on the line. For the first time since the…

Vipers Win D-League Championship

Vipers Win D-League Championship

There was just no stopping the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. In the end the Santa Cruz Warriors just didn’t have enough firepower to keep up with the Vipers, who won…

Michael Jordan marries longtime girlfriend

Michael Jordan marries longtime girlfriend

NBA legend and Bobcats owner Michael Jordan married longtime girlfriend Yvette Prieto, a former model, at a wedding in Florida on Saturday. Jordan, who turned 50 in February, and Prieto,…

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