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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…

Copa del Rey starts cup fever

Copa del Rey starts cup fever

We can forget about the Euroleague and kiss goodbye to the Eurocup for one week as cup fever descends on Europe. Yes, it´s that time of the year where the…

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…

NBA to settle with Silna brothers over TV revenue

NBA to settle with Silna brothers over TV revenue

The NBA will reportedly enter into a settlement agreement with Ozzie and Daniel Silna, former owners of the ABA’s Spirit of St. Louis basketball team. The brothers have made over…

LeBron James named AP Athlete of the Year

LeBron James named AP Athlete of the Year

LeBron James has won just about every team and personal award in Basketball and now it seems the Miami Heat star is sweeping up away from the sport. The forward…

Euroleague Last 16: The Qualifiers

Euroleague Last 16:  The Qualifiers

The Euroleague Regular Season has finally come to a close after 10 weeks of competitive basketball. A handful clear cut contenders have emerged, but so have a number of teams…

FIBA Central Board welcomes 2 new federations

FIBA Central Board welcomes 2 new federations

Buenos Aires – FIBA held a Central Board meeting on Sunday and there were several things tackled on the agenda. One of the salient points of the meeting was the…

Kobe Bryant extends two seasons with LA

Kobe Bryant extends two seasons with LA

The Los Angeles Lakers have secured the services of perennial All-Star and future Hall-of-Famer Kobe Bryant (198 cm) for the next two seasons. It has been announced that Bryant and…

Aquille Carr signs to play in D-League

Aquille Carr signs to play in D-League

Basketball high school sensation , Aquille Carr, has signed a contract to play in the NBA D-League this coming season. The 19-year-old was a recent invitee to the Adidas Eurocamp…

Sergei Belov passes away

Sergei Belov passes away

World Basketball is in mourning after the sad passing of one of the games greats, Sergei Belov (pictured left). The Russian died today in Perm in his native country, he…

Heat extend Spoelstra, shake up front office

Heat extend Spoelstra, shake up front office

The Miami Heat did not waste any time in making sure they secure the services and of head coach Eric Spoelstra for the long term. The Heat and Spoelstra are…

NBA Finals likely to have new format

NBA Finals likely to have new format

The NBA’s competition committee has voted to recommend a change in the format of the NBA Finals schedule. The recommendation proposes that the league return to the 2-2-1-1-1 game rotation…

Top five foreign NBA players under 25

Top five foreign NBA players under 25

Foreign NBA players such as Dirk Nowitzki (213 cm), Pau Gasol (213 cm) and Tony Parker (188 cm) have not only displayed great talent and skill in their NBA careers,…

Orlando Pro Summer League highlights

Orlando Pro Summer League highlights

The Orlando Pro Summer League is a pro basketball league run by the Orlando Magic each summer following the NBA Draft. Teams consist of players who have been in the…

Coomans named interim FIBA President

Coomans named interim FIBA President

FIBA Europe has confirmed that current Vice President Cyriel Coomans will step in as interim President following the untimely passing of Olafur Rafnsson. The organization has said that Coomans will…

Jason Kidd retires after 19 seasons

Jason Kidd retires after 19 seasons

Ten-time All-Star Jason Kidd announced his retirement Monday. Kidd, who signed a three-year, $9.3 million with…

NBA Globalization in-depth

NBA Globalization in-depth

The Toronto Raptors have named Masai Ujiri as the new franchise General Manager. The Nigerian born former player further highlights the globalization of the NBA. Fresh from being named the…

NBA conference finals become Euro battle

NBA conference finals become Euro battle

The NBA Conference Finals series between the San Antonio Spurs and the Memphis Grizzlies is not just a battle between two of the league’s best teams. It will also prove…

Swedish Basketball in dissaray

Swedish Basketball in dissaray

Swedish Basketball has been rocked by the news that 08 Stockholm and Stockholm Eagles will not participate in…

Derek Fisher sued by ex-NBPA director Hunter

Derek Fisher sued by ex-NBPA director Hunter

Derek Fisher is being sued by former NBA players’ association executive director Billy Hunter. The lawsuit alleges that Fisher undermined Hunter and without authority made secret deals with some NBA…

Messina or Obradovic: First European NBA coach?

Messina or Obradovic: First European NBA coach?

Will we see a European-born coach at the helm of an NBA team some time soon? Possibly. The race is on. Italian Ettore Messina is receiving serious consideration from Atlanta…

Pau Gasol to miss three months

Pau Gasol to miss three months

Pau Gasol will be side-lined for three months the Los Angeles Lakers have confirmed. The Spanish forward has been missing from the Lakers team since picking up a knee problem…

2013 NBA Draft Early Entry List

2013 NBA Draft Early Entry List

The 2013 NBA Draft Early Entry List has been revealed today by the National Basketball Association. The list includes …

Jason Collins comes out as gay

Jason Collins comes out as gay

Jason Collins, the veteran Washington Wizards center has become the first professional across any of the major four sports in the United States to come out as gay. The 34-year…

2013 NBA playoffs snapshot

2013 NBA playoffs snapshot

The NBA’s regular season has finally come to a close and the world is set to enjoy the 2013 NBA playoffs which is slated to kick off in a few…

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