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U17 USA team wins World Championships

U17 USA team wins World Championships

The U17 USA team defended the FIBA U17 World Championship in Dubai by downing Australia for the second consecutive final, emerging with a 98-92 victory. During the 2012 tournament the…

FIBA U17 final: USA and Australia to meet

FIBA U17 final: USA and Australia to meet

The final of the The final of the FIBA U17 World Championships in Dubai has been decided and it will be a repeat of the trophy game from 2012. Tournament…

U17 World Championships quarter-final results

U17 World Championships quarter-final results

The quarter finals of the U17 World Championships took place tonight and decided which nations would progress to the final four. The action was exciting as Australia passed a tricky…

FIBA U17 World Championships recap

FIBA U17 World Championships recap

The quarter-finals of the FIBA U17 World Championships have been set as the eight teams who qualified from the round of 16 stage line up to face each other on…

Josh Childress heads Down Under

Josh Childress heads Down Under

After a failed attempt to revitalize his NBA career, Josh Childress (210 cm, Stanford’04) is moving and has signed with the Sydney Kings (Australia-NBL) this 2014-15 season. Early into the…

New Zealand NBL final set

New Zealand NBL final set

The final two teams of the New Zealand NBL have been decided as both the Pacific Jewellers Saints and the Payroll Hawks won their semi-final games. The two best teams…

Mickell Gladness now with Crocodiles

Mickell Gladness now with Crocodiles

Former NBA big man Mickell Gladness (211 cm) is headed to Australia as he signs with the Townsville Crocodiles this 2014-15 season. The 27-year-old Gladness’ trip down under will be…

Tai Wesley inks with Southland Sharks

Tai Wesley inks with Southland Sharks

Tai Wesley (200 cm, Utah State’11) is on his way to the New Zealand NBL team Zero Fees Southland Sharks this 2014-15 season. The young, 28-year-old forward spent the 2013-14…

Bryan Davis heads to the Saints

Bryan Davis heads to the Saints

Bryan Davis (206 cm, Texas A&M’10) has inked a deal that will take him to New Zealand to play for NBL outfit the Pacific Jewellers Saints. The American has been…

Carl Buck joins Manawatu

Carl Buck joins Manawatu

The Manawatu Jets of the New Zealand NBL has announced the signing of Carl Buck (187 cm, Alderson Broaddus College’11). The American national has joined the franchise as a short…

Alex Loughton stays with Cairns

Alex Loughton stays with Cairns

Alex Loughton (206 cm, ODU,06) has extended his deal with the Cairns Taipans in the Australian NBL and will be with the club for another season. The power forward has…

Marcel Jones now with Canterbury Rams

Marcel Jones now with Canterbury Rams

Marcel Jones (203 cm, Oregon State’08) has signed with the Canterbury Rams from New Zealand’s NBL. Jones is an American player who also holds a New Zealand passport. He left Pallacanestro…

Marcel Jones parts ways with Cantu

Marcel Jones parts ways with Cantu

Marcel Jones (203 cm, Oregon State’08) has left Pallacanestro Cantu from Italy’s Serie A. The 25-year-old American player also holds a New Zealand passport. Marcel is reportedly headed back to…

Albert Schweitzer Tournament update

Albert Schweitzer Tournament update

The ongoing Albert Schweitzer Tournament (AST) 2014 is in full swing and several future basketball stars are stepping up in the heat of the competition. The 16-nation tournament of U18…

Albert Schweitzer Tournament preview

Albert Schweitzer Tournament preview

As international Basketball tournaments go, the Albert Schweitzer Tournament may fly under the radar of some hoops fans. However, for those who like to keep an eye on roots Basketball,…

2014 FIBA World Cup schedule

2014 FIBA World Cup schedule

With the 2014 FIBA World Cup approaching, the match schedule for the tournament has been announced. The eyes of the Basketball world will turn to Spain between August 30th and…

Will Hudson waived by ASVEL Lyon

Will Hudson waived by ASVEL Lyon

Will Hudson (206 cm, Oakland´11) has had his contract waived by French ProA outfit ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket after four months with the club. In ten ProA games for ASVEL the…

Jeff Harper inks with Port City

Jeff Harper inks with Port City

Jeff Harper (203 cm, Iowa Wesleyan´12) will continue his career in Australia after inking a deal to play for QBL franchise Gladstone Port City Power. The 26-year old is heading…

Ernest Scott returns to Wellington

Ernest Scott returns to Wellington

Ernest Scott (201 cm, Valdosta State’05) is returning to New Zealand to play for the Pacific Jewellers Saints Wellington (NBL) for his second stint with the franchise. The American last…

Thomas Abercrombie lands with ASVEL

Thomas Abercrombie lands with ASVEL

French Pro A team ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket has added New Zealand player Thomas Abercrombie (198 cm, Washington State’08) for the remainder of the 2013-14 season. The Kiwi has been a…

Corin Henry joins Waikato Pistons

Corin Henry joins Waikato Pistons

Corin Henry (180 cm, Tarleton State’11) has been picked up the First Advice Waikato Pistons from New Zealand’s NBL. Henry began the 2013-14 season with Rilski Sportist Samokov (Bulgaria-NBL). He…

Kickert joins Tenerife

Kickert joins Tenerife

Daniel Kickert (208 cm, St. Mary´s California´06) has agreed a deal that will take him back to Spain to play for CB Canarias Tenerife (Liga Endesa). The Australian with a…

Jean Rony Cadot heads to Wellington

Jean Rony Cadot heads to Wellington

J.R. Cadot (195 cm, TCU´12) has been tabbed by the Wellington Exodus Saints (New Zealand, NBL) for the 2014 season. The last court action the Bahamian had was during the…

David Andersen moves to Strasbourg

David Andersen moves to Strasbourg

David Andersen (212 cm) has been picked up by French ProA team Strasbourg (Eurocup) for the remainder of the season. The Euroleague legend last played for Fenerbahce (Turkey, TBL and…

New Zealand gets 2014 funding

New Zealand gets 2014 funding

The New Zealand National Team had good news today as the team known as the Tall Blacks was given substantial funding for 2014, including for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World…

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