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Dikembe Mutombo’s No. 55 to be retired

Dikembe Mutombo’s No. 55 to be retired

The Atlanta Hawks have announced that they will retire Dikembe Mutombo’s No. 55 jersey on November 24th in a game against the Boston Celtics. Mutombo was born on June 25…

Serbia wins final EuroBasket warmup

Serbia wins final EuroBasket warmup

Serbia grabbed another win over Slovenia in its final warm up game for the 2015 European Championship, which will tip off later in the week. After defeating Slovenia last Thursday…

Darryl Dawkins, Sixers Great Passes at 58

Darryl Dawkins, Sixers Great Passes at 58

Former Philadelphia 76ers great, Darryl Dawkins has passed away at age 58. Nicknamed “Chocolate Thunder” for his powerful slam dunks and larger-than-life personality, Dawkins left his friends and family due…

Kirilenko to Lead Russian Basketball

Kirilenko to Lead Russian Basketball

Andrei Kirilenko is the new president of the Russian Basketball Federation. The former NBA forward and star player of CSKA Moscow (Russia-VTB) recently retired as a player in June 2015.…

Clarkson Could Play for Philippine NT

Clarkson Could Play for Philippine NT

There is a possibility for Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson (196 cm, Missouri’14) to play for the Philippine national team in the upcoming FIBA Asia Championship 2015. It has recently been revealed…

Australia books ticket to Rio 2016

Australia books ticket to Rio 2016

Australia has secured its berth to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, joining the United States and Brazil. The Aussie Boomers earned their spot after defeating the New Zealand Tall…

Greg Oden Starts Fresh in China

Greg Oden Starts Fresh in China

Greg Oden is looking for a fresh start this 2015/16 season as he heads overseas to play in China for Jiangsu Nangang Dragons Nanjing (CBA). The deal is reportedly good…

FIBA Announces New Euro Competition

FIBA Announces New Euro Competition

FIBA announced via a press release that 56 clubs are confirmed to play in a new men’s second-tier club competition which is set to kick-off on October 28. The teams will…

Russia Federation teams banned by FIBA

Russia Federation teams banned by FIBA

All Russia Federation Basketball teams have been banned by FIBA the country announced on Wednesday, with all tiers of the national team omitted from further FIBA competitions. The sport’s governing…

Tijuana repeats to win CIBACOPA

Tijuana repeats to win CIBACOPA

The Mexican CIBACOPA league went right down to the wire as Zonkeys de Tijuana defeated Nogales in the decisive seventh game of the title series. The 56-80 success came on…

Eurocup Draw for next season announced

Eurocup Draw for next season announced

The 2015/2016 Eurocup is still a few months from tipping off, but we now know who will square off in the group phase. The teams to comprise groups A through…

DeAndre Jordan dumps Mavs for Clippers

DeAndre Jordan dumps Mavs for Clippers

Where DeAndre Jordan would finally end up playing this season has been one of the highlights of NBA free agency so far. Jordan initially stunned the Clippers and the NBA…

Halifax Rainmen file for Bankruptcy

Halifax Rainmen file for Bankruptcy

The ownership of the Halifax Rainmen from Canada’s NBL has filed for bankcruptcy. It’s a bitter end to an already sour 2014/15 season for the franchise. The team, which joined…

Chris Fleming joins Nuggets’ Staff

Chris Fleming joins Nuggets’ Staff

German National Team head coach Chris Fleming is joining the Denver Nuggets’ coaching staff under Mike Malone. The 45-year-old Fleming has had extensive head coaching experience in Germany. He coached…

Solna Vikings Withdraws from Basketligan

Solna Vikings Withdraws from Basketligan

The Solna Vikings have announced their withdrawal from the Swedish Basketligan. The 2008 league champions are pulling out due to financial difficulties. The team has been working on stabilizing their…

Nemanja Bjelica signs deal with Timberwolves

Nemanja Bjelica signs deal with Timberwolves

The 2015 Turkish Airlines Euroleague MVP, Nemanja Bjelica (209 cm) has reached an agreement to play for the Minnesota Timberwolves. The deal is reportedly good for three years and worth…

Team USA and Croatia make U19’s final

Team USA and Croatia make U19’s final

Team USA in on track to defend its title at the U19 World Championships in Heraklion after overcoming tournament hosts Greece in the semi-finals. The five time champs will now…

Aleksandar Djordjevic is Panathinaikos head coach

Aleksandar Djordjevic is Panathinaikos head coach

Reeling off the back of one of its worst seasons in recent memory, Panathinaikos Athens will name Aleksandar Djordjevic as its new head coach. The most successful club in Greek…

Kristaps Porzingis Drafted by The Knicks

Kristaps Porzingis Drafted by The Knicks

The 2015 NBA Draft is now in the books and there were more than a few surprises. Some pleasant, some not as much. Firstly, despite the cross-team communication that was…

Banco di Sardegna Stays Alive via 3OT Win

Banco di Sardegna Stays Alive via 3OT Win

The two teams contesting the 2015 Italian Serie A title kicked the excitement level up a notch. Banco di Sardegna Sassari evened the Finals 3-3 series against Grissin Bon Reggio…

Spanish ACB, Real Madrid beats Barca for 1-0 lead

Spanish ACB, Real Madrid beats Barca for 1-0 lead

Real Madrid drew first blood in the El Clasico tinted Spanish ACB (Liga Endesa) finals series with nemesis Barcelona. Los Blancos overcame their Catalan rivals 78-72 at home to take…

Golden State Warriors win 2015 NBA Championship

Golden State Warriors win 2015 NBA Championship

Cleveland, Ohio – The Golden State Warriors are the 2015 NBA Champions after a 105-97 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 6 of the Finals series. The Warriors have…

Limoges opens ProA title defence with win

Limoges opens ProA title defence with win

The French LNB ProA finals are underway with Limoges CSP looking to defend its crown against Strasbourg in the championship series. The defending champs got off to a great start…

Andre Iguodala Shines, Ties NBA Finals 2-2

Andre Iguodala Shines, Ties NBA Finals 2-2

The Golden State Warriors redeemed themselves in Game 4 of the NBA Finals with a 103-82 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Steve Kerr tweaked his starting lineup, going small-ball by…

NBA Finals: Cavaliers take Game 3, up 2-1

NBA Finals: Cavaliers take Game 3, up 2-1

The NBA Finals have taken a surprising turn. The Cleveland Cavaliers, on paper the underdogs, have seized control of the series after a 91-96 win over the Golden State Warriors…

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