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Maccabi Haifa falls to Toronto Raptors, 85-92

Maccabi Haifa falls to Toronto Raptors, 85-92

Israeli club Maccabi Haifa met the Toronto Raptors in NBA preseason action and fell, 85-92 to the Canadian franchise. Despite another loss to another NBA team, Maccabi Haifa has gained…

Baltic League Round 2 Action

Baltic League Round 2 Action

14 teams took to the hardcourt last night to play out Round 2 of the 2014/15 Baltic League regular season. Fans from around the region were treated to some exciting…

Blaz Mahkovic repeats freak shot

Blaz Mahkovic repeats freak shot

Slovenian Blaz Mahkovic (201 cm) pulled off an incredible shot last Monday when his team Olimpija Ljubljana beat Partizan Belgrade in the Adriatic League 87-58. During next day’s morning practice…

Jose Luis Abos dies at 53

Jose Luis Abos dies at 53

The Basketball world is in mourning after the untimely death of CAI Zaragoza (Spain, Liga Endesa) head coach Jose Luis Abos. The Spaniard arrived at Zaragoza from Drac Inca Mallorca…

Olympiacos lose amid coach confusion

Olympiacos lose amid coach confusion

It has been a problematical start to the campaign for Olympiacos, and things got worse for the Greek giant over the weekend as they lost 68-67 on the road in…

Bayern Munich shocked by Goettingen

Bayern Munich shocked by Goettingen

Bayern Munich crashed to its first defeat of the German BBL season as visiting club BG Goettingen handed out the surprise of Round 5 with an 81-95 victory. The reigning…

Portland Trailblazers beat Haifa 121-74

Portland Trailblazers beat Haifa 121-74

The Portland Trailblazers continued their preparation for the NBA season by sweeping aside Israeli visitors Maccabi Haifa 121-74 at the Moda Center. It was a convincing win for the franchise…

Washington Wizards beats Maccabi Haifa, 101-95

Washington Wizards beats Maccabi Haifa, 101-95

Israeli club Maccabi Haifa showed their grit as they hung tough against the Washington Wizards in a close 95-101 NBA preseason loss. Maccabi Haifa managed to offset Washington’s strong frontcourt…

Orlando Magic Get Easy Win Over Flamengo

Orlando Magic Get Easy Win Over Flamengo

The Orlando Magic took an easy preseason win at home against the visiting Clube de Regatas do Flamengo (Brazil-NBB), 106-88. Orlando’s weapon of choice for this encounter was Montenegrin star…

Austin Spurs, new name of Austin Toros

Austin Spurs, new name of Austin Toros

Spurs Sports & Entertainment has announced that its NBA D-League team Austin Toros will now be known the as the Austin Spurs. It is the D-League affiliate of the San…

Carlos Calcano to Coach of Puerto Rico NT

Carlos Calcano to Coach of Puerto Rico NT

Carlos Calcano will take over the Puerto Rico National Team. He will replace Paco Olmos on the bridge. Calcano has worked as an assistant coach for Puerto Rico since 2012.…

Laboral Kutxa wins 2014/15 Euroleague Opener

Laboral Kutxa wins 2014/15 Euroleague Opener

The Turkish Airlines Euroleague kicked off the 2014/15 season with a win by Laboral Kutxa Vitoria (Spain-Liga Endesa) over Neptunas Klaipeda (Lithuania-LKL), 88-69. The Spanish club took control of the…

Tyco Rapla Opens Baltic League with OT win

Tyco Rapla Opens Baltic League with OT win

It was an all-Estonian affair as the Baltic League tipped off for the 2014-15 season. Four teams from Estonia, coming from Groups B and C took to the floor to…

Bakken Bears set Danish record

Bakken Bears set Danish record

Bakken Bears Aarhus are off to a triumphant start in the new Danish Basket Ligaen season, and not only because they claimed two hard-earned victories in the space of 48 hours. On Saturday,…

Kevin Durant suffers foot fracture

Kevin Durant suffers foot fracture

The Oklahoma City Thunder announced Sunday that Kevin Durant has suffered what is called a “Jones fracture” in his right foot. The injury usually requires surgery and the reigning MVP forward could miss 6-8…

San Antonio Spurs beat Fenerbahce

San Antonio Spurs beat Fenerbahce

San Antonio Spurs needed Tim Duncan and Tony Parker to step up yesterday against Turkish Fenerbahce Ulker to avoid another loss during the European Tour. Tim Duncan had 23 points…

Ukraine, Budivelnyk crush BC Kyiv

Ukraine, Budivelnyk crush BC Kyiv

Ukraine Superleague champions Budivelnyk Kiev opened the 2014/2015 league season in style by demolishing BC Kyiv 48-90 on the road. The commanding nature of the victory hinted towards further Budivelnyk…

Australian NBL round 1 recap

Australian NBL round 1 recap

The Australian NBL is up and running for the 2014/2015 campaign after the season tipped off in style Down Under with four games across Friday and Saturday. Over the four…

Giorgos Bartzokas fired by Olympiacos

Giorgos Bartzokas fired by Olympiacos

Olympiacos has parted ways with head coach Giorgos Bartzokas and will look to a new tactician to lead the team through the upcoming season. The decision to sack Bartzokas was…

Panathinaikos boots Olympiacos from Greek Cup

Panathinaikos boots Olympiacos from Greek Cup

It was a shocking upset, and “stunned” was the best way to describe the avid fans in attendance who witnessed Panathinaikos Athens edge Olympiacos S.F.P Pireus 77-76, eliminating the Greek…

Lokomotiv Kuban routs Kalev/Cramo by 63!

Lokomotiv Kuban routs Kalev/Cramo by 63!

Of the three games on tap to close out Round 1 of the VTB United League, the 114-51 dominant win by Lokomotiv Kuban (Russia) over BC Kalev/Cramo Tallinn (Estonia) was…

Danish Basketligaen starts with 2 games

Danish Basketligaen starts with 2 games

The Danish Basketligaen tipped off for the 2014/2015 season on Wednesday with two games getting the new campaign underway. Both host teams came away with a victory including Naestved gunning…

Uros Tripkovic retires at 28

Uros Tripkovic retires at 28

Uros Tripkovic (197 cm) has decided to call time on his professional Basketball career because of persistent injuries. The Serbian player came to what must have been a heart-breaking decision…

Brooklyn Nets beat Maccabi T-A, 111-94

Brooklyn Nets beat Maccabi T-A, 111-94

The Brooklyn Nets came away with their first win in the NBA preseason with a 111-94 rout over the 2014 Turkish Airlines Euroleague champions, Maccabi Electra Tel-Aviv (Israel-Winner League). This…

VTB United League Recognized by FIBA

VTB United League Recognized by FIBA

In an official letter from FIBA Secretary General Patrick Baumann, the VTB United League received official recognition. He thanked the league for its cooperation and confirmed its rcognition in accordance with…

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