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FIBA derecognizes Adriatic League!

FIBA derecognizes Adriatic League!

FIBA has decided to derecognize the Adriatic League during the 4th regular meeting of the FIBA Europe board in Tagernsee (Germany) this weekend. Recognition of a league may be withdrawn particularly…

Derrick Rose hurt again, done for season

Derrick Rose hurt again, done for season

Tough news for Chicago Bulls fans. An MRI has revealed that Derrick Rose has a torn mensicus in his right knee and he will undergo season-ending surgery. This is another…

Knicks fans want coach Derek Fisher fired

Knicks fans want coach Derek Fisher fired

Knicks fans turned their frustration toward first-year coach Derek Fisher by chanting “Fire Fisher!” during the closing seconds of New York’s 95-82 loss to Milwaukee at Madison Square Garden on Sunday. Courtside microphones picked…

Playground Basketball is Dying

Playground Basketball is Dying

At Rucker Park in New York, people sat on rooftops and climbed trees to watch Julius Erving play. In Louisville, Kentucky, Artis Gilmore would pull up in his fancy car, still…

David Blatt in trouble?

David Blatt in trouble?

Is David Blatt, head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, in trouble? The rumors are starting to fly around after the Cavaliers’ blowout, 23-point home loss to Detroit (and that is not…

Stephon Marbury in love with China

Stephon Marbury in love with China

After a roller-coaster NBA career, Stephon Marbury has found peace in basketball-crazed China. The two-time all-star is thriving on the court with the Beijing Ducks while becoming one with his…

Raduljica, Casualty of Cultural Differences?

Raduljica, Casualty of Cultural Differences?

Serbian big man Miroslav Raduljica (213 cm) has been let go by the Shandong Flaming Bulls (China-CBA) after playing 14 games for the Chinese club. In the weeks leading up…

Ettore Messina guides Spurs to win

Ettore Messina guides Spurs to win

The sight of Ettore Messina marauding the line for the San Antonio Spurs was big news and an historic first, but it was business as usual for the metronome like…

Laboral Kutxa Plays Game Without Spanish Player

Laboral Kutxa Plays Game Without Spanish Player

Global vs. Local – Laboral Kutxa Vitoria made their mark in history by being the first team in 10 years to play a game in the Spanish ACB without fielding…

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…

NBA back to 5 on 5 Draft combine

NBA back to 5 on 5 Draft combine

After considering a proposal from its competition committee, the NBA will bring back 5-on-5 competition for next year’s draft combine. General managers and scouts have been complaining for years that…

Basketball Among Casualties of Ukrainian Civil War

Basketball Among Casualties of Ukrainian Civil War

2014 has been a tumultuous year thus far for Ukraine. Protests and civil unrest early in the year forced a regime change with the previous administration being dissolved and its…

Euroleague qualifying preview

Euroleague qualifying preview

Outside of competing in the Euroleague itself, one of the most important tournaments in European Basketball is set to get underway on Tuesday 23rd September. Eight teams will descend upon…

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…

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…

Kevin Love is in the air

Kevin Love is in the air

There is an ongoing not-so-silent auction being conducted for disgruntled Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Kevin Love. Amid the lull of the NBA’s off-season, after the dust has settled from the…

Nets do not want to Kidd around

Nets do not want to Kidd around

Jason Kidd could possibly be the second-ever traded coach in the NBA. Kidd reportedly was maneuvering to become the new President of Basketball Operations of the New Jersey Nets, a…

Fenerbahce Istanbul wins TBL off the court

Fenerbahce Istanbul wins TBL off the court

As was expected, Galatasaray did not play the Turkish TBL decider and Fenerbahce Istanbul has been awarded the title without having to take to the court. It is the clubs’…

Eurobasket 2015 taken from Ukraine

Eurobasket 2015 taken from Ukraine

The FIBA Europe board has today reached a decision on the future of Eurobasket 2015 and opted to remove Ukraine as the host nation for the tournament. The group met…

David Blatt to leave Tel Aviv

David Blatt to leave Tel Aviv

Maccabi Tel Aviv won the Israeli league title on Wednesday in dramatic fashion, but there has been a side story surrounding the clubs’ triumphs of late. The future of head…

Adidas Eurocamp 2014 set for June

Adidas Eurocamp 2014 set for June

The Adidas Eurocamp 2014 will take place on June 7-9 at Treviso, Italy. The annual camp is an event geared to showcase the skills and talents of some of today’s…

Cleveland wins 2014 NBA Draft Lottery

Cleveland wins 2014 NBA Draft Lottery

With only a 1.7% chance to get it, amazingly the Cleveland Cavaliers have won the 2014 NBA Draft Lottery and will have the first pick in the 2014 NBA Draft.…

Montepaschi Siena in the eye of the storm

Montepaschi Siena in the eye of the storm

Newly-elected president of Italy’s professional basketball league and general manager of Montepaschi Siena Ferdinando Minucci has been arrested on suspicion of criminal conspiracy, tax evasion and fraud. Former general secretary…

NBA: Clippers owner Donald Sterling banned for life, fined $2.5M

NBA: Clippers owner Donald Sterling banned for life, fined $2.5M

The NBA has banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life and has fined him $2.5 million, the maximum fine allowed in the NBA constitution. NBA commissioner Adam Silver…

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…

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