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It’s UConn vs. Kentucky in the NCAA Finals

It’s UConn vs. Kentucky in the NCAA Finals

The stage is set. The semifinals are in the books and the NCAA Men’s Basketball title now boils down to one last, final game. It is an unexpected match-up, but…

Andrew Wiggins is officially NBA bound

Andrew Wiggins is officially NBA bound

Andrew Wiggins (203 cm) has officially declared his intent to join the 2014 NBA Draft. The athletic 19-year-old from Canada is expected to be one of the top picks in…

Ukraine withdraws as Eurobasket 2015 host

Ukraine withdraws as Eurobasket 2015 host

Ukraine has formally informed FIBA of its desire to withdraw as the Eurobasket 2015 hosts. The move is understandable considering the current political tension between them and Russia. Tensions were…

Ben Wallace sentenced to one year in jail

Ben Wallace sentenced to one year in jail

Ben Wallace (206 cm, Virginia Union’96) was sentenced to one year in prison after the former NBA star pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of a car crash in February.…

NCAA March Madness – No. 1 Seeds are set

NCAA March Madness – No. 1 Seeds are set

March Madness is in full swing indeed. The No. 1 seeds of the 2014 NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament have been announced. That means we are just two weeks away from…

NCAA – Florida ranked #1 for third week

NCAA – Florida ranked #1 for third week

For the third straight week the Florida Gators have been ranked as the number one team in NCAA Men’s Basketball based on voting done in the Associated Press (AP) polls.…

NCAA: Arizona secures PAC-12 title

NCAA: Arizona secures PAC-12 title

NCAA – The number three ranked Arizona Wildcats have clinched the PAC-12 division title after dispatching Stanford at home in a convincing 79-66 win. They are now 27-2 overall and…

NCAA: Florida takes the lead in latest AP Polls

NCAA: Florida takes the lead in latest AP Polls

Syracuse’ unanimously voted number one ranking in the Associated Press (AP) polls ended up being short lived after suffering two losses last week. They endured back-to-back losses versus Boston College…

Duke, Florida on the rise in latest AP poll

Duke, Florida on the rise in latest AP poll

NCAA – After losing to Arizona State 69-66, Arizona has slid to fourth place in the latest Associated Press Poll rankings, paving the way for Florida (23-2) to take the…

NBA: East All-Stars win record-breaking game

NBA: East All-Stars win record-breaking game

The 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend culminated in what was an epic, record-breaking game between the East and West NBA All-Stars that was definitely on for the books. The East team…

Dimitrios Mavroeidis wins arbitration vs. Bilbao

Dimitrios Mavroeidis wins arbitration vs. Bilbao

Greek player Dimitrios Mavroeidis (208 cm) has sought arbitration at the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal versus his former team, Spanish club Bilbao Basket. The big man filed a claim against Bilbao…

Saric wins 2013 Young Player of the Year

Saric wins 2013 Young Player of the Year

FIBA Europe has named Croatia’s Dario Saric (204 cm) the 2013 Young Men’s Player of the Year. He beat out Kenan Sepahi (198 cm) and Giannis Antekuonmpo (206 cm). The…

Damian Lillard set to make NBA history

Damian Lillard set to make NBA history

Portland Trail Blazers’ sophomore point guard Damian Lillard (193 cm, Weber State’12) will be able to achieve a historic feat during the upcoming NBA All-Star Weekend. The event will be…

Andray Blatche could join Philippine NT

Andray Blatche could join Philippine NT

A congressman from the Philippines has filed two separate bills seeking the naturalization of NBA centers JaVale McGee and Andray Blatche. The Philippines National Basketball Team is looking for a…

Syracuse still unbeaten, #1 in AP poll

Syracuse still unbeaten, #1 in AP poll

Syracuse is 21-0 after beating Notre Dame 61-55 and is the unanimous No. 1 in the Associated Press poll. They are on an incredible run, the best in school history.…

David Stern steps down as NBA commissioner

David Stern steps down as NBA commissioner

David Stern is stepping down as Commissioner of the NBA tonight, exactly 30 years to the date since he took the role in 1984. To put that into perspective, it…

Bogdan Bogdanovic watched by NBA

Bogdan Bogdanovic watched by NBA

For those watching the Euroleague this season it would not have escaped attention that Bogdan Bogdanovic is causing quite a stir for Partizan NIS Belgrade. The 21-year old is proving…

Finland NT wins 2013 Team of the Year

Finland NT wins 2013 Team of the Year

Finland – The Finnish National Basketball Team has been awarded the 2013 Best Team award during the 7th Annual Finnish Sports Gala. The team is coming off an impressive run during…

Mark Cuban fined $100K before Stern exits

Mark Cuban fined $100K before Stern exits

Billionaire and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has been fined $100,000 by the NBA for “confronting officials on the court and directing inappropriate language toward them during his team’s 129-127…

Dennis Rodman checks into rehab facility

Dennis Rodman checks into rehab facility

According to his agent, former NBA forward Dennis Rodman has checked into rehab facility to address his long-time struggle with alcoholism. Rodman recently returned from North Korea, where he and…

Drew Neitzel wins arbitration vs. BBC Monthey

Drew Neitzel wins arbitration vs. BBC Monthey

American guard Drew Neitzel (183 cm, Michigan State’08) sought arbitration versus his former team BBC Monthey (Switzerland-LNA) at the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT). Neitzel played for BBC Monthey during the…

Patrick Marcu wins arbitration vs. Gaz Metan

Patrick Marcu wins arbitration vs. Gaz Metan

German player Patrick Marcu (193 cm, Winthrop’11) sought abitration at the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT) versus his former team, Romanian club CS Gaz Metan Medias. Marcu was on their roster…

Emari O’Garrow found guilty of rape

Emari O’Garrow found guilty of rape

American-born Norwegian basketball coach and former player, Emari O’Garrow (190 cm) has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in Norway after being convicted of raping 12 women. The court…

Update: Billy Hunter vs. NBPA continues

Update: Billy Hunter vs. NBPA continues

A judge from a Los Angeles Superior Court has ruled that the case of former executive director of the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) Billy Hunter versus his former employer,…

Chauncey Hardy killer sentenced

Chauncey Hardy killer sentenced

The Romanian man accused of killing American Basketball player Chauncey Hardy has been found guilty on appeal of beating the 23-year old to death. Ionut Adrian Tanasoaia was involved in…

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