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Albert Schweitzer Tournament preview

Albert Schweitzer Tournament preview

As international Basketball tournaments go, the Albert Schweitzer Tournament may fly under the radar of some hoops fans. However, for those who like to keep an eye on roots Basketball,…

Electra Tel-Aviv beats Milan in overtime

Electra Tel-Aviv beats Milan in overtime

EA7 Emporio Armani Milan and Maccabi Electra Tel-Aviv played out a classic in Game 1 of their Euroleauge Playoff series. After a tussle throughout regulation and a late comeback by…

Jeleel Akindele signed by Gran Canaria

Jeleel Akindele signed by Gran Canaria

Spanish Liga Endesa team Herbalife Gran Canaria 2014 has added Nigerian big man Jeleel Akindele (216 cm, Chicago State’07) for the remainder of the season. Gran Canaria 2014 is currently…

FC Barcelona downs Galatasaray in playoffs

FC Barcelona downs Galatasaray in playoffs

FC Barcelona got off to a winning start in its best of five series against Turkish powerhouse Galatasaray to open the Euroleague Playoff stage. The Spanish giant was the form…

French Pro A: Dijon downs Limoges, 81-69

French Pro A: Dijon downs Limoges, 81-69

In last remaining game of Round 27 in the French Pro A, JDA Dijon Bourgogne defeated Limoges CSP Elite 81-69 and preserved its pristine record at home. Even though the…

Halil Kanacevic goes pro with Virtus Roma

Halil Kanacevic goes pro with Virtus Roma

Italian Serie A team Virtus Roma is set to bring in rookie Halil Kanacevic (203 cm, St. Joesph’s’14) this season to strengthen their frontcourt. Virtus Roma is currently sitting in…

Bayern edges Brose Baskets to retake top spot

Bayern edges Brose Baskets to retake top spot

German BBL – After securing two recent key victories over the Fraport Skyliners and Phoenix Hagen, Brose Baskets Bamberg were able to take the lead in the league standings. Their…

2014 FIBA World Cup schedule

2014 FIBA World Cup schedule

With the 2014 FIBA World Cup approaching, the match schedule for the tournament has been announced. The eyes of the Basketball world will turn to Spain between August 30th and…

Derrick Byars inks with Mons-Hainaut

Derrick Byars inks with Mons-Hainaut

Derrick Byars (201 cm, Vanderbilt’07) has returned to European Basketball to play for Belfius Mons-Hainaut (Ethias League). Most recently the American has been playing in the D-League for the Bakersfield…

Euroleague Top 16: final round recap

Euroleague Top 16: final round recap

The Euroleague Top 16 is complete and the competition now turns to the knockout phase as the best teams gather to continue on the road to the Final Four. The…

Charles Rhodes joins Akhisar Belediye

Charles Rhodes joins Akhisar Belediye

Charles Rhodes (203 cm, Mississippi State’08) is returning to Turkey but will drop down a division to play for TB2L outfit Akhisar Belediye. The power forward last played in the…

Ryan Pearson to stay with Antwerp

Ryan Pearson to stay with Antwerp

Ryan Pearson (198 cm, George Mason’12) will continue to wear the jersey of the Antwerp Giants (Belgium, Ethias League) after signing a contract extension with the club. The American has…

D.J. Stephens to Anadolu Efes

D.J. Stephens to Anadolu Efes

D.J. Stephens (198 cm, Memphis’13) has been added by Anadolu Efes Istanbul (Turkey-TBL) for the remainder of the 2013-14 season. Stephens is coming off a 10-day contract with the Milwaukee…

Athens Derby: Olympiacos beats Panathinaikos

Athens Derby: Olympiacos beats Panathinaikos

The final week of the Euroleague Top 16 brought with it an Athens Derby to remember as Olympiacos and Panathinaikos fought it out in a classic. The bitter rivals are…

Jackson parts with Fenerbahce Ulker

Jackson parts with Fenerbahce Ulker

Pierre Jackson (180 cm, Baylor’13) has parted ways with Turkish TBL club and Euroleague participant Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul. Jackson saw some minimal usage from the team in the Euroleague where…

Valencia and Unics reach Eurocup final

Valencia and Unics reach Eurocup final

After a long and very tough Eurocup campaign, the final has been set and will take place between Valencia and Unics Kazan in just over two weeks time. Up for…

A.J. Slaughter extended by Chalon

A.J. Slaughter extended by Chalon

ES Chalon-Sur-Saone (France-ProA) have decided to lock in import A.J. Slaughter (191 cm, Western Kentucky’10) for two more years thanks to a new contract. Slaughter has been effective for the…

French Pro A recap

French Pro A recap

The French ProA is going right down to the wire as Round 26 of the league failed to really separate the teams fighting it out at the top. Throughout the…

Gimle BBK wins Norwegian Championship

Gimle BBK wins Norwegian Championship

Gimle BBK has emerged victorious over Ammerud Basket Oslo, 102-68 and are now the 2014 Norwegian BLNO champions. Gimle BBK was truly BLNO’s top team this season, finishing atop of…

Scott Machado joins ASVEL

Scott Machado joins ASVEL

ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket (France-ProA) has added Brazilian-American guard Scott Machado (188 cm, Iona’12) for the rest of the season. He was a recent addition to the Brazilian National Team in…

Valanciunas charged with drunk driving

Valanciunas charged with drunk driving

Toronto Raptors’ center Jonas Valanciunas (211 cm) has been charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol (DUI). The second-year player from Lithuania is charged with having greater than 80…

Torrell Martin heads to BC Orchies

Torrell Martin heads to BC Orchies

Torrell Martin (196 cm, Winthrop’07) is set to continue his professional career playing for BC Orchies from France’s Pro B. This will be Martin’s fifth French club this season. The…

Tubbs extends with Rouen

Tubbs extends with Rouen

Justin Tubbs (190 cm, Eastern Tennessee State’11) has extended his contract with French Pro B team SPO Rouen Basket until the end of the current 2013/2014 season. The guard joined…

Tweety Carter to miss ASVEL ProA run in

Tweety Carter to miss ASVEL ProA run in

Tweety Carter´s (180 cm, Baylor’10) season has ended after the ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket (France, ProA) point guard broke his finger. The injury blow means Carter will be sidelined for the…

Euroleague Top 16, Round 13 recap

Euroleague Top 16, Round 13 recap

The penultimate week of Euroleague Top 16 action has drawn to a close as Round 13 was done and dusted on Friday evening. Results this week have paved the way…

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