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Umea beats Jamtland in Swedish league opener

Umea beats Jamtland in Swedish league opener

Umea Bskt started its 2014-15 season on the right foot. They played in the Swedish league opener against KFUM Jamtland Basket and came out victorious, 96-83. Umea is a fresh…

Quilmes wins Argentina Liga A Opener

Quilmes wins Argentina Liga A Opener

The Argentinian Liga A opened up their 2014-15 season with a match from their Southern Division between two clubs from the city of Mar del Plata. The visiting squad Quilmes…

Flamengo Wins the 2014 FIBA Intercontinental Cup

Flamengo Wins the 2014 FIBA Intercontinental Cup

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Clube de Regatas do Flamengo, the reigning Brazilian NBB and Liga de las Americas champions, have won the 2014 FIBA Intercontinental Cup. They faced the…

Pau-Lacq-Orthez opens ProA with a win

Pau-Lacq-Orthez opens ProA with a win

The French ProA got underway on Friday evening as Pau-Lacq-Orthez welcomed Entente Orleans and took a 72-60 home win. As meaningless as it is at this stage of the campaign,…

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…

Euroleague Qualifying, Day 2

Euroleague Qualifying, Day 2

The Euroleague Qualifying tournament entered its second day as the remaining round 1 games were dealt with. In this win or bust contest, the two losers suffer the heartbreak of…

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…

KK Radnicki Kragujevac withdraws from KLS

KK Radnicki Kragujevac withdraws from KLS

KK Radnicki Kragujevac will not participate in the domestic Serbian league Kosarkaska liga Srbje (KLS) this coming 2014-15 season. The team had already previously announced its withdrawal from the Adriatic…

Coach Jason Rabedeaux dies at 49

Coach Jason Rabedeaux dies at 49

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – Saigon Heat (Vietnam-ASEAN League) head coach Jason Rabedeaux passed Monday morning. He was 49 years old. Rabedeaux was head coach of UTEP in the…

Darko Milicic Retires from Basketball

Darko Milicic Retires from Basketball

Former NBA center Darko Milicic (212 cm) has retired from Basketball and is now trying a new sport. Kickboxing! He will sign a contract with the World Kickboxing Association (WAKO).…

Hapoel Jerusalem win Israeli League Cup

Hapoel Jerusalem win Israeli League Cup

Hapoel Jerusalem sent a message through Israeli Basketball by defeating powerhouse Maccabi Tel Aviv in the final of the Chance Cup (League Cup) pre-season tournament. Tel Aviv went into the…

Real Madrid lifts EuroAmerica Cup

Real Madrid lifts EuroAmerica Cup

After an amazing 2013/2014 season for Real Madrid, the team’s campaign fell at the last hurdle with defeat in the Spanish league and Euroleague finals. Los Blancos will attack the…

Nenad Krstic retires from Serbian team

Nenad Krstic retires from Serbian team

Nenad Krstic (212 cm) has announced his retirement from the Serbian National Men’s Basketball Team. The 31-year-old Krstic is a six-year veteran of the team, joining them in 2008. During…

Orenga resigns as coach of Spanish team

Orenga resigns as coach of Spanish team

Juan Antonio Orenga has officially stepped down as the coach of the Spanish National Men’s Basketball Team. He resigned as a result of Spain’s disappointing finish in the recent FIBA…

Kings to retire Peja Stojakovic’s jersey

Kings to retire Peja Stojakovic’s jersey

The Sacramento Kings intend to retire Peja Stojakovic’s number 16 jersey. The ceremony is to take place on December 16, when the Kings host the Oklahoma City Thunder. Pedrag Stojakovic…

Chauncey Billups retires from the NBA

Chauncey Billups retires from the NBA

After playing 17 seasons in the top basketball league in the world, Chauncey Billups has decided that it was time to hang up his jersey and retire. The 37-year-old guard…

FIBA to probe Australia vs. Angola game

FIBA to probe Australia vs. Angola game

FIBA has officially launched an investigation regarding suspicions that Australia deliberately lost a game against Angola during the group stage of the FIBA World Cup 2014. Australia rested two of…

FIBA announces hosts for Eurobasket 2015

FIBA announces hosts for Eurobasket 2015

After the removal of Ukraine as host nation of Eurobasket 2015 by FIBA in June, 2014, due to concerns over current geo-political tensions, eight federations officially filed bids to host…

Bruce Levenson to sell Atlanta Hawks

Bruce Levenson to sell Atlanta Hawks

Bruce Levenson, the managing partner of the Atlanta Hawks, is reportedly going to sell his controlling interest in the NBA franchise. This comes in the wake of an internal investigation…

Dragic irked by Australia vs Angola game

Dragic irked by Australia vs Angola game

Phoenix Suns point guard and Slovenian national team star player Goran Dragic (190 cm) took to social media to express his disappointment with how a game in the ongoing FIBA…

Vladimir Micov kicked out of Serbian NT

Vladimir Micov kicked out of Serbian NT

The Serbian national team, which is already dealing with several injuries has lost another player. Coach Aleksandar Djordjevic has kicked Vladimir Micov (201 cm) off the team for disciplinary reasons.…

Devougn Lamont passes away

Devougn Lamont passes away

Devougn Lamont, the former Trinidad & Tobago international has sadly passed away at the age of 30 years old it has emerged. The 208 cm forward has been in pre-season…

Eurobasket 2015 2nd Qualifying Round Day 4

Eurobasket 2015 2nd Qualifying Round Day 4

Latvia is the only team in the Eurobasket 2015 2nd qualifying round that has played in all four days and has come out with as many wins. Only Italy and…

Nikola Radojicic arrested for drug smuggling

Nikola Radojicic arrested for drug smuggling

Lima, Peru – Serbian player Nikola Radojicic (196 cm) has been arrested by authorities. The 27-year-old Radojicic and his companion, Uros Dokic attempted to smuggle cocaine out of the country.…

Greg Oden faces felony charges

Greg Oden faces felony charges

Former Miami Heat center Greg Oden (213 cm, Ohio State’07) is facing a felony charge resulting in serious bodily injury. He also is being charged with two misdemeanor charges. Oden…

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