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Japanese NBL underway with Tochigi win

Japanese NBL underway with Tochigi win

The first game of the Japanese NBL season saw Toshiba Brave Thunders Kanagawa meet Tochigi Brex as the two teams got the 2014/2015 term underway. Tochigi travelled to Kanagawa’s home…

Zaid Abbas heads to Shanxi Zhongyu

Zaid Abbas heads to Shanxi Zhongyu

Zaid Abbas (203 cm) will be playing for Shanxi Zhongyu from China’s CBA this 2014-15 season. He is a Jordanian player, but a veteran of Chinese professional basketball. Abbas was a…

Jordan wins WABA Championship

Jordan wins WABA Championship

Jordan has won the 2014 WABA Championship, the country’s first title at the tournament in nearly a decade. The Jordanians have been in supreme form throughout the West Asia Basketball…

Charles Thomas inks with ASU

Charles Thomas inks with ASU

Charles Thomas (203 cm, Arkansas’08) will be playing for ASU Sports Club (Jordan-Premier League) this 2014 in time for the Asia Club Championships. The 28-year-old Thomas began the 2013-14 season…

Rasheim Wright to Al Nasr Benghazi

Rasheim Wright to Al Nasr Benghazi

Rasheim Wright (192 cm, District of Columbia’05) is set to play in Libya’s D1 league for Al Nasr Benghazi this 2013-14. The Jordanian-American player was originally supposed to play for…

Imad Qawash moves to As de Sale

Imad Qawash moves to As de Sale

Imad Qawash (188 cm, Central Arkansas’11) is moving to As de Sale from Morocco’s D1 league after a disappointing start to the season with Czech Republic team BK Lions Jindrichuv Hradec.…

Imad Qahwash joins Jindrichuv Hradec

Imad Qahwash joins Jindrichuv Hradec

Czech Republic team BK Lions Jindrichuv Hradec have added Imad Qahwash (188 cm, Central Arkansas’11) for the 2013-14 season. The 26-year-old Imad is a Jordanian-born Canadian player who has represented…

Zaid Abbas moves to Tianjin Steel

Zaid Abbas moves to Tianjin Steel

Jordanian player Zaid Abbas, a veteran of Chinese basketball will be joining the Tianjin Steel this 2013-14 season. Abbas played the 2012-13 season with the Shandong Flaming Bulls (China-CBA). He…

FIBA Asia Quarterfinals match-ups are set

FIBA Asia Quarterfinals match-ups are set

The FIBA Asia quarterfinals match-ups are set. The results from the first two rounds of the tournament no longer matter. They were all about getting teams to this point and…

FIBA Asia: Final day of R2 to determine QFs

FIBA Asia: Final day of R2 to determine QFs

As the penultimate day of Round 2 in the FIBA Asia Championships wrapped up on Tuesday, the final spots in the quarterfinals were set to be determined on the final…

FIBA Asia: Iran and Taiwan still unbeaten

FIBA Asia: Iran and Taiwan still unbeaten

The preliminary rounds of the FIBA Asia Championships are now over. After three days of action only four teams remain undefeated and they are Iran, Taiwan, Kazakhstan and Qatar. While…

South Korea stuns China in FIBA Asia 2013

South Korea stuns China in FIBA Asia 2013

Group C South Korea vs. China, 63:54 It wasn’t the outcome that the heavily favored Chinese National Team expected for their first encounter in the “Group of Death” (Group C),…

Alexandris to coach Jordanian NT

Alexandris to coach Jordanian NT

The Jordan Basketball Federation (JBF) is hiring Greek coach, Vangelis Alexandris to lead Senior National Team for the upcoming FIBA Asia Championships, to be held in the Philippines. He has…

Rasheim Wright headed to Turkey

Rasheim Wright headed to Turkey

Rasheim Wright (192 cm, District of Columbia’05) has agreed to terms with Istanbul Buyuksehir Belediyesi from Turkey’s TB2L. Wright, an American who gained Jordanian citizenship in 2007, is coming off…

Austin Johnson signs with ASU

Austin Johnson signs with ASU

Austin Johnson (191 cm, Oklahoma’09) is making his way to ASU Sports Club (Jordan, Premier League) as the latest addition to the roster. The 25-year old guard last played with…

Scott Rodgers signs with Orthodox Amman

Scott Rodgers signs with Orthodox Amman

Scott Rodgers (191 cm, Drexel’09) has signed with Orthodox Amman from Jordan’s Premier League. He comes from playing in South America. In the 2012-13 season, he was with La Union…

Sani Sakakini returns to Al Riyadhi

Sani Sakakini returns to Al Riyadhi

After a two-season stint in China, Sani Sakakini (204 cm) is going back to play for Al Riyadi Amman from Jordan’s Premier League. The Palestinian player played for the Qingdao…

2012 Jones Cup Men Day 5 results

William Jones Cup Results from Day 5 – Aug 22, 2012 Iran 97-89 (2OT) UPG (US) Lebanon 88-67 Taiwan B Philippines 88-84 Japan Taiwan 85-63 Jordan Standings: Team Pld W…

William Jones Cup Day 1 Results

William Jones Cup Day 1 Results Iran 89-74 Lebanon Korea KGC 109-83 Taiwan B Philippines 98-88 Jordan Taiwan 82-57 Japan Standings: Iran 1-0 Korea 1-0 Taiwan 1-0 Philippines 1-0 Taiwan…

Lebanon in the Jones Cup 2012

The Lebanese National team will be participating in the Jones Cup from 18 till 26 August 2012 in Chinese Taipei, this will be Lebanons 3rd participation after 2007 & 2009,…

FIBA 3×3 World Championships (Men & Women & U18)

The FIBA 3×3 World Championship is the top level 3×3 basketball National Team event. Unlike the ‘open’ network of tournaments, players do not create teams themselves, but are selected by…

12th WABA Championship Tips Off

Iran – Yemen 85:35 Defending champion Iran secured a confident start to their 12th WABA Championship campaign. They rallied past Yemen in the opener. Samad Nik Khahbahrami (198-F-83) scored 18 points and…