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2015 FIBA U19 World Championship, semi’s set

2015 FIBA U19 World Championship, semi’s set

The final four nations of the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship have been decided after the USA, Croatia, Turkey, and tournament hosts Greece swept into the semi-finals. The group stages…

U19 World Championships, Q/F stage locked

U19 World Championships, Q/F stage locked

The eighth finals of the U19 World Championships threw up a few surprises as the nations to contest the quarter-finals were locked. The biggest shock came as Australia downed Serbia…

Trevor Mbakwe signed by Maccabi Tel-Aviv

Trevor Mbakwe signed by Maccabi Tel-Aviv

Trevor Mbakwe (207 cm, Minnesota’13) has agreed to terms with Maccabi Electra Tel-Aviv (Israel-Winner League) and will be a new face on their roster this 2015/16 season. Trevor is a…

U19 World Championships, groups decided

U19 World Championships, groups decided

The group phase of the 2015 U19 World Championships has come to a close and the nations holding berths to the next round have been decided. There are few surprises…

Olaseni Lawal secured by FC Barcelona

Olaseni Lawal secured by FC Barcelona

FC Barcelona (Spain-Liga Endesa) has landed a gem of frontcourt player in Olaseni Lawal (208 cm, Wayne State’09) for the 2015/16 season. Lawal is an American player who also holds…

Stephane Lasme switches to Galatasaray

Stephane Lasme switches to Galatasaray

Stephane Lasme (203 cm, Massachusetts’07) has quickly found a new station and will be playing for Galatasaray LIV Hospital Istanbul (Turkey, TBL) next season. That means the experienced center will…

Max Kouguere to Pau-Lacq-Orthez

Max Kouguere to Pau-Lacq-Orthez

Max Kouguere (198 cm) is a veteran of French hoops and will continue his stay in France this 2015/16 with Elan Bearnais Pau-Lacq-Orthez (France-Pro A). He is a Congolese-Central African player…

Ousmane Barro stays with Targu Mures

Ousmane Barro stays with Targu Mures

BC Mures Targu-Mures (Romania-Liga Nationala) has re-signed Ousmane Barro (207 cm, Marquette’08) for the upcoming 2015/16 season. Ousmane is a Senegalese player who joined the club in 2014/15. He appeared…

Stephane Lasme leaves Anadolu Efes

Stephane Lasme leaves Anadolu Efes

Anadolu Efes Istanbul (Turkey-TBL) will be without Gabonese import Stephane Lasme (203 cm, Massachusetts’07) this 2015/16 season. The player has departed the team after playing one season with the Turkish…

Melvin Ejim signs with Medi Beyreuth

Melvin Ejim signs with Medi Beyreuth

Medi Bayreuth (Germany-BBL) are reinforcing their roster with the addition of Melvin Ejim (198 cm, Iowa State’14) this 2015/16. Melvin is a 24-year-old Canadian-Nigerian player was a former member of…

Kojo Mensah signed by Huracanes PP

Kojo Mensah signed by Huracanes PP

Kojo Mensah (185 cm, Buffalo State’13) has been picked up by Huracanes del Atlantico (Dominican Republic-LNB) this 2015. Mensah is a Ghanian player who is coming off a stint the…

Ivan Almeida signed by Roanne

Ivan Almeida signed by Roanne

French Pro B club Chorale de Roanne Basket has added Ivan Almeida (198 cm, Stonehill’12) to their roster for the upcoming 2015/16 season. Almeida is a 26-year-old player who is…

Jeleel Akindele heads to Yesilgiresun

Jeleel Akindele heads to Yesilgiresun

Yesilgiresun Belediye (Turkey-TBL) has acquired the services of Nigerian big man Jeleel Akindele (216 cm, Chicago State’05) for the 2015/16. Akindele was a former member of the Nigerian national team…

Amu Saaka returns to Al Gharafa

Amu Saaka returns to Al Gharafa

Ghanian-American player Amu Saaka (198 cm, Furman’11) is set to make his comeback to Al Gharafa Doha (Qatar-D1) this 2015-16 season. The 27-year-old Saaka previously played for Al Gharafa in…

Matthew Bryan-Amaning to Soles de Santo Domingo

Matthew Bryan-Amaning to Soles de Santo Domingo

Matthew Bryan-Amaning (205 cm, Washington’11) has signed a deal to play for Soles de Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic-LNB) this 2015. Matthew is an international basketball player who has dual citizenship…

Kenny Adeleke inks with Manati

Kenny Adeleke inks with Manati

Atenienses de Manati from Puerto Rico’s BSN has agreed to terms with Nigerian import Kenny Adeleke (Hartford’06) this 2015. Kenny is coming off a stint playing for Trotamundos de Carabobo…

Patrick O’Bryant released by Globalport

Patrick O’Bryant released by Globalport

Former NBA big man Patrick O’Bryant (213 cm, Bradley’06) has been let go by Globalport Batang Pier (Philippines-PBA) this 2015. Patrick is an American player who is also a citizen…

Dwight Hardy extends with Trabzonspor

Dwight Hardy extends with Trabzonspor

Dwight Hardy (188 cm, St. John’s’11) will remain with Trabzonspor Basketbol (Turkey-TBL) for the foreseeable future after receiving a two-year contract extension from the club this 2015. Dwight is an…

Hamady N’Diaye picked up by Kia Sorento

Hamady N’Diaye picked up by Kia Sorento

Kia Sorento (Philippines-PBA) has signed 28-year-old Senegalese big man Hamady N’Diaye to be their import this 2015. This 2014/15 Hamady played briefly for United Byblos Amchit from Lebanon’s Division A.…

Jonathan Tabu landed by EA7 Armani

Jonathan Tabu landed by EA7 Armani

EA7 Emporio Armani Milano (Italy-Serie A) is gearing up for the postseason and they have recently acquired Jonathan Tabu (189 cm) this 2015 to strengthen their roster. Jonathan has dual…

Josh-Emmanuel Akognon leaves Partizan

Josh-Emmanuel Akognon leaves Partizan

Nigerian-American import Josh-Emmanuel Akognon (180 cm, CS Fullerton’09) has left Serbian club BC Partizan NiS Beograd (KLS) this 2015. He played six games for them in the Adriatic league and…

Vitalis Chikoko now with Grissin Bon RE

Vitalis Chikoko now with Grissin Bon RE

Vitalis Chikoko (207 cm) is a recent addition to the roster of Grissin Bon Reggio Emila from the Italian Serie A. He is from Zimbabwe and was a former member…

Suleiman Braimoh joins IMS Hawks

Suleiman Braimoh joins IMS Hawks

The IMS Payroll Hawks from New Zealand’s NBL have locked in Nigerian-American Suleiman Braimoh (203 cm, Rice’11) for the 2015 season. He spent the 2014/15 season playing in Mexico for…

Ebi Ere landed by Bayamon

Ebi Ere landed by Bayamon

Nigerian-American Ebi Ere (195 cm, Oklahoma’03) will be taking his talents to Vaqueros de Bayamon (Puerto Rico-BSN) this 2015. The player recently departed French Pro A club Elan Bearnais Pau-Lacq-Orthez. The 33-year-old…

Ebi Ere departs Pau-Lacq-Orthez

Ebi Ere departs Pau-Lacq-Orthez

Veteran Nigerian-American player Ebi Ere (195 cm, Oklahoma’03) has departed Elan Bearnais Pau-Lacq-Orthez (France-Pro A). The 33-year-old Ere notched 14 games for the French club and delivered averages of 10.0…

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