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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…

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…

AEL Limassol quits

AEL Limassol quits

Proteas Danoi AEL Limassol, often abbreviated as AEL Limassol, will not participate in the Cyprus championship this 2014/2015 season due to financial problems. AEL Limassol is the most successful team…

Ricky Rubio agrees to $ 56 Million

Ricky Rubio agrees to $ 56 Million

With three hours to go before the midnight deadline Friday, Ricky Rubio and the Minnesota Timberwolves agreed to terms on a $ 56 Million contract extension, the team announced. Rubio has secured a four-year extension…

Malcolm Turner is new D-League President

Malcolm Turner is new D-League President

Malcolm Turner has been hired by the NBA to be the new president of its Developmental League (D-League). He was the managing director of the Wasserman Media Group’s Golf division.…

Coach Dusko Vujosevic snaps and hits player

Coach Dusko Vujosevic snaps and hits player

Partizan Belgrade’s coach Dusko Vujosevic snapped tonight and hit his player Mihajlo Andric after a tough  Eurocup loss (79-82) on the road against Hapoel Jerusalem from Israel. It was a…

Mookie Blaylock in jail

Mookie Blaylock in jail

Former NBA player Mookie Blaylock will serve three years in prison after pleading guilty to his role in the death of a woman in a suburban Atlanta car crash.  Blaylock…

Alan Voskuil wins Arbitration vs. Roanne

Alan Voskuil wins Arbitration vs. Roanne

Alan Voskuil filed a claim against his former team Chorale de Roanne (France-ProA) for outstanding salaries and interest. Voskuil is a Danish-American player who played for the French club during…

Steve Nash to Miss 2014/15 NBA Season

Steve Nash to Miss 2014/15 NBA Season

The Los Angeles Lakers will be without point guard Steve Nash for the entirety of the 2014/15 season due to a back injury. The former two-time MVP was about to…

Blaz Mahkovic repeats freak shot

Blaz Mahkovic repeats freak shot

Slovenian Blaz Mahkovic (201 cm) pulled off an incredible shot last Monday when his team Olimpija Ljubljana beat Partizan Belgrade in the Adriatic League 87-58. During next day’s morning practice…

Jose Luis Abos dies at 53

Jose Luis Abos dies at 53

The Basketball world is in mourning after the untimely death of CAI Zaragoza (Spain, Liga Endesa) head coach Jose Luis Abos. The Spaniard arrived at Zaragoza from Drac Inca Mallorca…

Adrien Moerman wins vs Bilbao at BAT

Adrien Moerman wins vs Bilbao at BAT

French player Adrien Moerman filed a claim against former team Bilbao Basket (Spain-Liga Endesa) at the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT) for outstanding salaries, agent’s fees, and interest. He and his…

Austin Spurs, new name of Austin Toros

Austin Spurs, new name of Austin Toros

Spurs Sports & Entertainment has announced that its NBA D-League team Austin Toros will now be known the as the Austin Spurs. It is the D-League affiliate of the San…

Carlos Calcano to Coach of Puerto Rico NT

Carlos Calcano to Coach of Puerto Rico NT

Carlos Calcano will take over the Puerto Rico National Team. He will replace Paco Olmos on the bridge. Calcano has worked as an assistant coach for Puerto Rico since 2012.…

Ryan Bucci wins claim vs Sigma Barcellona

Ryan Bucci wins claim vs Sigma Barcellona

Italian-American player Ryan Bucci filed a claim against former team Sigma Barcellona (Italy-Lega2) at the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT) for outstanding salaries and interest. Bucci played three seasons for Sigma…

Giorgos Bartzokas fired by Olympiacos

Giorgos Bartzokas fired by Olympiacos

Olympiacos has parted ways with head coach Giorgos Bartzokas and will look to a new tactician to lead the team through the upcoming season. The decision to sack Bartzokas was…

Uros Tripkovic retires at 28

Uros Tripkovic retires at 28

Uros Tripkovic (197 cm) has decided to call time on his professional Basketball career because of persistent injuries. The Serbian player came to what must have been a heart-breaking decision…

Tony Parker is FIBA Europe P.O.Y. 2013

Tony Parker is FIBA Europe P.O.Y. 2013

Frenchman Tony Parker is the 2013 FIBA Europe Player of the Year. The 32-year-old San Antonio Spurs point guard will receive the trophy when his team faces ALBA Berlin during…

Kristof Ongenaet wins award at BAT

Kristof Ongenaet wins award at BAT

Belgian player Kristof Ongenaet filed a claim against his former team S.S. Sutor Montegranaro (Italy) at the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT) for outstanding salaries, buyout payment, and interest. He played…

Dwayne Curtis wins claim at BAT

Dwayne Curtis wins claim at BAT

American player Dwayne Curtis filed a claim against his former team, Romanian club CSU Asesoft Ploiesti at the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT) for outstanding salaries, bonuses, and interest. In the…

Fedor Likholitov wins claim at BAT

Fedor Likholitov wins claim at BAT

Russian player Fedor Likholitov (210 cm) filed a claim against former club Krasnie Krilya Samara (Russia-PBL) at Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT) seeking outstanding salaries, bonuses, and interest. The player claims…

Bill Cartwright to coach Mexican team

Bill Cartwright to coach Mexican team

Former Chicago Bulls center Bill Cartwright has been named the new head coach of the Mexican national team. He is replacing Sergio Valdemillos who came on board as the team’s…

Thunder rename their D-League team

Thunder rename their D-League team

The Oklahoma City Thunder announced today that its NBA Development League team will be called the Blue. The team will play the majority of its home games at the Cox…

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