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Turkey – Restrictions lifted on foreign players

Turkey – Restrictions lifted on foreign players

Turkey – The Turkish Basketball Federation is opening up its rules on the number of foreign players allowed on teams in the TBL and how they are utilized. The number…

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.…

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Ukrainian team BC Donetsk has officially withdrawn from the VTB United League.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…

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…

2014 Basketball World Cup groups set

2014 Basketball World Cup groups set

FIBA has announced the groupings for the 2014 Basketball World Cup which will be held in Spain this coming August. Madrid, Spain will be the primary venue with games also…

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…

$1 billion prize for perfect NCAA bracket

$1 billion prize for perfect NCAA bracket

A staggering $1 billion prize has been offered for the correct prediction for the outcome of every game in the NCAA´s tournament. Of course actually doing that is no mean…

Euroleague GMs weigh in on mid-season

Euroleague GMs weigh in on mid-season

The general managers of the 24 teams participating the Turkish Airlines Euroleague answered a survey and have weighed on some of the mid-season’s bests. As far as predictions go, 95.83%…

Attendance and revenue: Top NE European teams

Attendance and revenue: Top NE European teams

Attendance and revenue: Top 20 North Eastern European teams Revenue from ticket sales is not the primary source of income of sports organizations. Especially when it is compared to sponsorship…

Euroleague Top 16: Who can stop Real Madrid?

Euroleague Top 16: Who can stop Real Madrid?

As the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 is set to get underway, there are several looming questions that remain unanswered. One of which is “Who can stop Real Madrid?” After…

Victor Khryapa retires from Russian team

Victor Khryapa retires from Russian team

Victor Khryapa has called time on his international career by officially announcing his retirement from the Russian National Team. The legend of the modern age of Russian Basketball has only…

Pavel Petera passes away

Pavel Petera passes away

Pavel Petera, one of the most revered coaches in Czech Basketball has passed away in Prague at the age of 71 years old. He was one of the most influential…

New Zealand gets 2014 funding

New Zealand gets 2014 funding

The New Zealand National Team had good news today as the team known as the Tall Blacks was given substantial funding for 2014, including for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World…

New NCAA rules to impact junior colleges

New NCAA rules to impact junior colleges

The NCAA has implemented new rules as of last spring. One of them is an adjustment to the required grade point average (GPA) of junior college transfers to four-year schools.…

Evgeny Pashutin appointed Russia NT coach

Evgeny Pashutin appointed Russia NT coach

The Russian Basketball Federation has made a decision to shake things up in the national team. They are bringing in Evgeny Pashutin as the new head coach. The 44-year-old Pashutin…

FIBA Europe approves shorter Eurobasket

FIBA Europe approves shorter Eurobasket

The duration and competition system for Eurobasket will be changed from 2017 onwards after the FIBA Europe Board (image) met in Madrid to discuss making the tournament shorter. The board…

Grant Jerrett No.1 in 2013 D-League Draft

Grant Jerrett No.1 in 2013 D-League Draft

The Tulsa 66ers selected Grant Jerrett (208 cm, Arizona’13) with the first overall pick of the 2013 D-League Draft. The Rio Grande Valley Vipers drafted James Johnson (205 cm, Wake…

Euroleague: New rule changes to take effect

Euroleague: New rule changes to take effect

Both the Euroleague and the Eurocup will see changes to some of its rules this upcoming 2013-14 season. According to the Turkish Airlines Euroleague website: …a series of rule changes…

Michael Jordan to make a comeback?

Michael Jordan to make a comeback?

Michael Jordan is not afraid of a comeback and former player turned commentator Jalen Rose told Grantlands host Bill…

Sabonis, Kazlauskas leave Lithuanian NT

Sabonis, Kazlauskas leave Lithuanian NT

Lithuania – A national basketball hero and legend, Arvydas Sabonis is parting ways with the National Basketball Team organization. The…

Euroleague: Panathinaikos’ sanctions changed

Euroleague: Panathinaikos’ sanctions changed

Euroleague – Panathinaikos Athens will be playing two of its home games in different locations this season. One will be in Cyprus while the other will be played in Crete.…

2015 All-Star Game to be co-hosted

2015 All-Star Game to be co-hosted

The NBA has confirmed that the 2015 All-Star Game will be co-hosted by the New York Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets putting an end to previous speculation. The two New…

FIBA Americas: Four teams set for 2014 World Cup

FIBA Americas: Four teams set for 2014 World Cup

After some grueling games, stunning upsets and heartbreaking results, four nations have emerged from the 2013 FIBA Americas tournament as representatives of the continent to the 2014 Basketball World Cup.…

Eurobasket 2013 kicks off!

Eurobasket 2013 kicks off!

Eurobasket 2013 has kicked off in Ljubljana, Slovenia and 24 teams are set to wage war on the hard court, to determine the best in Europe. For the preliminary rounds of…

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