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Japanese Basketball Association suspended by FIBA

Japanese Basketball Association suspended by FIBA

FIBA announced on Wednesday that the Japanese Basketball Association (JBA) has been suspended from all FIBA related competitions for an unspecified amount of time. The decision was reached after the…

Red Star fan Killed

Red Star fan Killed

The Euroleague and indeed the wider Basketball community is in shock and mourning today after the death of a Red Star (Crvena Zvezda) Belgrade fan before the clubs’ clash with…

Zach Hodskins plays first NCAA game

Zach Hodskins plays first NCAA game

Zach Hodskins played in Florida’s opening night win against William & Mary on Friday. Hodskins is a walk-on freshman for the University of Florida who was born without the lower half of his…

BC Astana downs Avtodor in VTB League

BC Astana downs Avtodor in VTB League

The VTB United League is starting to take shape as the competition enters its sixth round of games, with BC Astana claiming a win. One game tipped off Week 6…

Euroleague, Real Madrid slip to Efes

Euroleague, Real Madrid slip to Efes

Round 5 of the 2014/2015 Euroleague season brought with it a big surprise as Anadolu Efes Istanbul shocked Real Madrid to hand the Spanish club its first defeat of the…

Eurocup, Paris-Levallois beats Strasbourg

Eurocup, Paris-Levallois beats Strasbourg

There were just four games in the Eurocup on Tuesday as the fifth round of the competition got underway. The remaining scheduled games for this week will take place on…

NBA jersey sponsors? D-League suggests yes

NBA jersey sponsors? D-League suggests yes

While shirt sponsors in soccer and other sports are commonplace, NBA jerseys have been left alone, for the most part blank spaces that reveal only team colour, logo, player name…

Euroleague recap, Round 4

Euroleague recap, Round 4

While Real Madrid opened this week’s Euroleague action with a win on Wednesday, it was Thursday evening when the round really took flight with a further five games. Barcelona remained…

Radoslav Nesterovic KZS secretary general

Radoslav Nesterovic KZS secretary general

Basketball legend Radoslav Nesterović has been named the new secretary general of the Slovenian Basketball Association (KZS), succeeding Iztok Rems, a former basketball referee who has been at the helm…

Eurocup week 4 tips off

Eurocup week 4 tips off

Four games opened week four of the 2014/2015 Eurocup season. Each game ended in favour of the home team as Zaragoza got back on track, EWE Baskets Oldenburg opened its…

D-League introduces coach’s challenges

D-League introduces coach’s challenges

The D-League is more than a proving ground for players, coaches and officials to show that they belong on basketball’s biggest stage. It’s also quickly becoming an experimental platform for…

D-League Draft held

D-League Draft held

The D-League Draft was held on Saturday night, with the Grand Rapids Drive selecting Tennessee State’s Robert Covington with the first overall pick. The Drive were making their first-ever D-League…

Ricky Rubio agrees to $ 56 Million

Ricky Rubio agrees to $ 56 Million

With three hours to go before the midnight deadline Friday, Ricky Rubio and the Minnesota Timberwolves agreed to terms on a $ 56 Million contract extension, the team announced. Rubio has secured a four-year extension…

Avtodor Saratov wins first VTB game

Avtodor Saratov wins first VTB game

Russian club Avtodor Saratov has collected its first VTB League victory and put a century of points on the board in the process. The home team tore apart Belarussian visitors…

Russell Westbrook has Fractured Hand

Russell Westbrook has Fractured Hand

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s early season outlook just turned from grim to dire. The team was already dealing with the loss of their All-Star forward Kevin Durant who is out…

Malcolm Turner is new D-League President

Malcolm Turner is new D-League President

Malcolm Turner has been hired by the NBA to be the new president of its Developmental League (D-League). He was the managing director of the Wasserman Media Group’s Golf division.…

Coach Dusko Vujosevic snaps and hits player

Coach Dusko Vujosevic snaps and hits player

Partizan Belgrade’s coach Dusko Vujosevic snapped tonight and hit his player Mihajlo Andric after a tough  Eurocup loss (79-82) on the road against Hapoel Jerusalem from Israel. It was a…

Eurobasket 2015 draw in Disneyland Paris

Eurobasket 2015 draw in Disneyland Paris

The EuroBasket 2015 Draw will be held on 8 December 2014 in Disneyland Paris. Esteemed personalities from the world of sports will assist in drawing the 24 participating teams into…

Eurocup Regular Season Round 3

Eurocup Regular Season Round 3

Two games sparked Round 3 of the Eurocup Regular Season into action as Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar and Strasbourg both picked up important wins. The round will get into full swing…

NBA Opens with Over 100 Foreign Players

NBA Opens with Over 100 Foreign Players

The 2014/2015 NBA season is about to tip off and anyone who said Basketball is an American sport is sorely mistaken. There are now over 100 foreign players on rosters…

Mookie Blaylock in jail

Mookie Blaylock in jail

Former NBA player Mookie Blaylock will serve three years in prison after pleading guilty to his role in the death of a woman in a suburban Atlanta car crash.  Blaylock…

Teodosic shines in CSKA Moscow win

Teodosic shines in CSKA Moscow win

Serbian Sensation Milos Teodosic (195 cm) exploded with a monster line for CSKA Moscow as they downed BC Khimky Moscow Region 78-60 in Round 4 of the VTB United League.…

Liga 13 starts in Bosnia

Liga 13 starts in Bosnia

While Bosnian champion Igokea is competing in the Adriatic League, the other teams in Bosnia and Herzegovina were tipping off the start of the 2014/2015  Liga 13 season yesterday. Six…

LPB starts in Portugal

LPB starts in Portugal

The LPB in Portugal got underway on Saturday evening with six games scheduled, with all twelve clubs taking to the hardwood around the country over the weekend. The 2014/2015 season…

Real Madrid beats buzzer and Unics Kazan

Real Madrid beats buzzer and Unics Kazan

Real Madrid maintained its winning start to the Euroleague season by scraping through a tough encounter against a resilient Unics Kazan. Los Blancos left it late in the game to…

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