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Augustinas Vitas loses claim vs. Apoel

Augustinas Vitas loses claim vs. Apoel

Lithuanian player Augustinas Vitas filed a claim against his former club Cytavision Apoel Nicosia (Cyprus-Division A) at the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT) for outstanding salaries and interest. The player was…

Westbrook named MVP as West All-Stars win 163-158

Westbrook named MVP as West All-Stars win 163-158

The 2015 NBA All-Star weekend culminated in yet another record-setting All-Star game. The West All-Stars defeated the East 163-158. They were led by Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook and his…

“USA vs. The World” in NBA Rising Stars Challenge

“USA vs. The World” in NBA Rising Stars Challenge

The NBA All-Star Weekend is not too far away and already some of the events and their participants have been announced. One of the changes made this 2015 will be…

Shavlik Randolph vs. Foshan L.L. at BAT

Shavlik Randolph vs. Foshan L.L. at BAT

Former NBA forward Shavlik Randolph filed a claim against his former team, the Foshan Long Lions (China-CBA) at the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT) for outstanding salaries and submitted that his…

Wakayama Trians withdraw from Japan NBL

Wakayama Trians withdraw from Japan NBL

The Wakayama Trians are in dire financial straits and have announced that they will not complete the 2014/15 season and are withdrawing from the Japanese NBL. The Trians had a…

Fan Attacks a Player During Eurocup Game

Fan Attacks a Player During Eurocup Game

The Eurocup game between Buducnost Voli Podgorica (Montenegro-Erste Liga) and Banvit Basketbol Kulubu (Turkey-TBL) was marred with violence when a fan attacks a player on the court.  The player’s teammate…

Krasnie Krilya sanctioned by FIBA

Krasnie Krilya sanctioned by FIBA

Russian basketball club Krasnie Krilya Samara was sanctioned by FIBA on December 2014 for its continued breach to honor an award granted by the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT) for two…

Europeans more skilled than Americans, says Kobe Bryant

Europeans more skilled than Americans, says Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant admits that European basketball players are more skilled than today’s American players. There are currently 101 international players in the NBA. France has the most Europeans…

Joey van Zegeren suspended indefinitely

Joey van Zegeren suspended indefinitely

Virginia Tech has suspended junior forward Joey van Zegeren (208 cm) indefinitely, the program announced on Friday. Joey van Zegeren is VT’s third-leading scorer at 9.8 points per game and the team’s leading…

Champville Sanctioned by FIBA

Champville Sanctioned by FIBA

On December 2014 Lebanese Division A club Champville was sanctioned by FIBA for its continued breach to honor an award issued by the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT) in October 2014.…

Nate Fox shot dead

Nate Fox shot dead

Nate Fox (206 cm, Maine’00) was shot dead earlier this week in Bloomingdale, Illinois (40 km west of Chicago). Police received a 911 call and were sent to the 200…

Kobe passes Jordan on NBA Scoring List

Kobe passes Jordan on NBA Scoring List

During the Los Angeles Lakers 100-94 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves, Kobe Bryant set another milestone by passing Michael Jordan on the NBA all-time scoring list. The 36-year-old Bryant sank…

Zoran Krstanovic vs. Kryvbasbasket at BAT

Zoran Krstanovic vs. Kryvbasbasket at BAT

Serbian player Zoran Krstanovic and his agent Akos Vegvari filed a claim against the player’s former team BC Kryvbasbasket (Ukraine-Superleague) at the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT). The claimants were seeking…

Euroleague Sanctions Galatasaray and Red Star

Euroleague Sanctions Galatasaray and Red Star

Euroleague Basketball has imposed disciplinary sanctions on two teams, Galatasaray Liv Hospital Istanbul (Turkey-TBL) and Red Star (Crvena Zvezda) Telekom Beograd (Serbia-KLS). The sanctions pertain to incidents that occurred before…

Gavin Edwards Loses Claim at BAT

Gavin Edwards Loses Claim at BAT

American player Gavin Edwards filed a claim against his former team, the Westsports KL Dragons (Malaysia-MNBL) at the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT). The player was claiming for outstanding salaries owed…

Randers money problems, 4 players leave

Randers money problems, 4 players leave

Danish Ligaen club Randers Cimbria Basket has been in the midst of ongoing financial difficulties for some time, but it seems the worst has happened as the players are leaving…

Romeo Travis Wins Arbitration vs. KK Zadar

Romeo Travis Wins Arbitration vs. KK Zadar

Romeo Travis (201 cm, Akron’07) and his agents filed a claim against former team KK Zadar (Croatia-A1) at the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT) for outstanding salaries, bonuses, agents fees, and…

Aco Petrovic passes away at 55

Aco Petrovic passes away at 55

Aco Petrovic, one of Serbia’s elite coaches has sadly passed away at the age of 55 on December 1st it has been revealed. He had fought a long battle with…

Andre Smith vs. Krasnye Krylia Samara at BAT

Andre Smith vs. Krasnye Krylia Samara at BAT

Andre Smith (204 cm, North Dakota State’07) filed a claim against his former team Krasnye Krylia Samara (Russia-VTB) at the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT), for outstanding salaries, bonuses, and interest.…

Euroleague Final Four sells out in hours

Euroleague Final Four sells out in hours

The Euroleague Final Four has proved itself to be one of the most popular annual sporting events in the world once again as the tickets for the event sold out…

Japanese Basketball Association suspended by FIBA

Japanese Basketball Association suspended by FIBA

FIBA announced on Wednesday that the Japanese Basketball Association (JBA) has been suspended from all FIBA related competitions for an unspecified amount of time. The decision was reached after the…

Red Star fan Killed

Red Star fan Killed

The Euroleague and indeed the wider Basketball community is in shock and mourning today after the death of a Red Star (Crvena Zvezda) Belgrade fan before the clubs’ clash with…

British Basketball receives vital funds

British Basketball receives vital funds

Sport England has thrown a lifeline to British Basketball with a £1.18million [€1.50million] funding program that will be issued over the next three years. The donation will be used to…

NBA jersey sponsors? D-League suggests yes

NBA jersey sponsors? D-League suggests yes

While shirt sponsors in soccer and other sports are commonplace, NBA jerseys have been left alone, for the most part blank spaces that reveal only team colour, logo, player name…

D-League introduces coach’s challenges

D-League introduces coach’s challenges

The D-League is more than a proving ground for players, coaches and officials to show that they belong on basketball’s biggest stage. It’s also quickly becoming an experimental platform for…

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