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Ettore Messina could coach Utah Jazz

Ettore Messina could coach Utah Jazz

NBA – The Utah Jazz are seriously considering Italian coach Ettore Messina for their vacant head coach position. The team recently announced that it will not renew the contract of…

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…

Gimle BBK wins Norwegian Championship

Gimle BBK wins Norwegian Championship

Gimle BBK has emerged victorious over Ammerud Basket Oslo, 102-68 and are now the 2014 Norwegian BLNO champions. Gimle BBK was truly BLNO’s top team this season, finishing atop of…

Valanciunas charged with drunk driving

Valanciunas charged with drunk driving

Toronto Raptors’ center Jonas Valanciunas (211 cm) has been charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol (DUI). The second-year player from Lithuania is charged with having greater than 80…

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…

Red Star sets European attendance record

Red Star sets European attendance record

Kombank Arena saw a deluge of red and white as 24,232 fans poured in on Wednesday to watch  Crvena Zvezda (Red Star) Telekom Beograd duel Budivelnik Kiev in Eurocup action.…

Mercer shuts down 3rd seed Duke in NCAA

Mercer shuts down 3rd seed Duke in NCAA

14th seed Mercer Bears pulled off a shock result in the opener of the 2014 NCAA Tournament Bracket by downing number 3 seed Duke 78-71. The result sent shockwaves through…

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…

Apoel bags 2013-14 Cypriot Championship

Apoel bags 2013-14 Cypriot Championship

Cyprus – Cytavision Apoel Nicosia takes down Game 5 of their championship series against Petrolina AEK Larnaca, 81-50 and are now the 2014 Champs. It was an great series from…

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.…

BC Donetsk withdraws from VTB League

BC Donetsk withdraws from VTB League

Ukrainian team BC Donetsk has officially withdrawn from the VTB United League. The VTB United League is a regional league participated in mostly by former Soviet Union teams. Team management…

Allen Iverson’s jersey retired by Sixers

Allen Iverson’s jersey retired by Sixers

The Philadelphia 76ers have retired Allen Iverson’s N0. 3 jersey during halftime in their game against the Washington Wizards on Saturday. His banner was raised between Maurice Cheeks’ No.10 and…

NBA Trade Deadline Round-up

NBA Trade Deadline Round-up

In the days and even hours leading up to the recently hit NBA trade deadline the Philadelphia 76ers figured to be the biggest mover and shaker as it fully commits…

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…

Robert Sacre stays in game despite sixth foul

Robert Sacre stays in game despite sixth foul

In the Los Angeles Lakers’ game versus the Cleveland Cavaliers last night the Laker roster was so depleted due to injuries and players fouling out that when Robert Sacre (213…

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.…

Tracy McGrady shifts to baseball

Tracy McGrady shifts to baseball

Former two-time NBA scoring champion and seven-time All-Star Tracy McGrady could be making a return to professional sports, but he won’t be playing basketball. McGrady has reportedly been working out…

FIBA selects wildcards for 2014 World Cup

FIBA selects wildcards for 2014 World Cup

The four wildcards for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup have been named by FIBA´s Central Board after a meeting in host nation Spain. The teams chosen to be wildcards…

Kobe Bryant to sit out 2016 Olympics

Kobe Bryant to sit out 2016 Olympics

Kobe Bryant has revealed he will not don the United States jersey at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, effectively ending his illustrious international career. While Kobe´s urge…

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…

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