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NBA Game in Africa Opens Doors

NBA Game in Africa Opens Doors

An exhibition NBA game in Africa opened doors, being the first of its kind in NBA history. Held at Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg, the event featured a team of players…

Jonathan Tabu deals with Fuenlabrada

Jonathan Tabu deals with Fuenlabrada

Montakit Fuenlabrada (Spain-Liga Endesa) has agreed to terms on a contract with Jonathan Tabu (189 cm) for the 2015/16 season. Jonathan has dual citizenship from Congo and Belgium. He was added…

Ekpe Udoh to strengthen Fenerbahce Ulker

Ekpe Udoh to strengthen Fenerbahce Ulker

Ekpe Udoh (208 cm, Baylor’10) is Europe bound this 2015/16 after putting pen to paper on a deal with Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul (Turkey-TBL). Udoh is a 28-year-old Nigerian player who…

Porzingis, Mudiay Impress at Summer League

Porzingis, Mudiay Impress at Summer League

The NBA Las Vegas Summer League is set to culminate with a showdown between the San Antonio Spurs and the Phoenixs Suns. The Spurs’ Kyle Anderson has already been named…

Suleiman Braimoh joins Giessen 46ers

Suleiman Braimoh joins Giessen 46ers

German Bundesliga club Giessen 46ers have reinforced their roster this 2015/16 season with the recent addition of Suleiman Braimoh (203 cm, Rice’11). Suleiman is a Nigerian-American player who is coming…

Gani Lawal returns to EA7 Armani

Gani Lawal returns to EA7 Armani

Nigerian-American player Gani Lawal (205 cm, Georgia Tech’10) will be rejoining EA7 Emporio Armani Milano (Italy-Serie A) this 2015/16. He previously played for the club in the 2013/14 season. Gani…

Jeleel Akindele joins Metros de Santiago

Jeleel Akindele joins Metros de Santiago

The Metros de Santiago (Dominican Republic-LNB) have added Nigerian big man Jeleel Akindele (216 cm, Chicago State’05) for their trip to LNB Finals this 2015. Akindele has already committed to Yesilgiresun…

Christian Eyenga joins Banco di Sardegna

Christian Eyenga joins Banco di Sardegna

Former NBA forward Christian Eyenga (201 cm) has been signed to a deal by Banco di Sardegna Sassari (Italy-Serie A) this 2015/16. Eyenga is from the Democratic Republic of Congo…

Ekenechukwu Ibekwe to Enel Brindisi

Ekenechukwu Ibekwe to Enel Brindisi

Enel Basket Brindisi from the Italian Serie A has signed Ekenechukwu Ibekwe (206 cm, Maryland’07) for the upcoming 2015/16 season. Ibekwe is a 29-year-old Nigerian-American player who was a former…

Colton Iverson deals with Karsiyaka

Colton Iverson deals with Karsiyaka

Big man Colton Iverson (212 cm, Colorado State’13) is set to continue his professional career this 2015/16 with Pinar Karsiyaka SK Izmir (Turkey-TBL). Iverson is a 26-year-old American player who…

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…

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