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Rickey Young pens with BC Jyvaskyla

Rickey Young pens with BC Jyvaskyla

Rickey Young (205 cm, West Virginia Tech’11) has signed a deal to play for BC Jyvaskyla from Finland’s Korisliiga this 2014/15. This return to Europe gives Young an opportunity to…

Finland Korisliiga, Honka and Kouvot win

Finland Korisliiga, Honka and Kouvot win

The Finland Korisliiga entered its fourth round of the 2014/2015 season on Friday with two contests, with a further two games happening on Saturday (October 11th). The day’s action saw…

Kevin Parrom newcomer to Pyrinto

Kevin Parrom newcomer to Pyrinto

Kevin Parrom (198 cm, Arizona’13) will give his international playing career another go this 2014-15 season as he heads to Finland to join Pyrinto Tampere (Korisliiga). His first foray overseas…

Tom Knight transfers to Kataja

Tom Knight transfers to Kataja

Tom Knight (208 cm, Notre Dame ‘14) transfers to Kataja (Finland-Korisliiga) from the Durham Wildcats (United Kingdom, BBL), where he averaged 16.5 ppg and 9.5 rpg in two games. Tom Knight…

Finnish Korisliiga opens with five games

Finnish Korisliiga opens with five games

The Finnish Korisliiga is underway for the 2014/2015 campaign with five games tipping off the season on Wednesday. Eleven teams make up the top flight of Basketball in Finland so…

Kenneth Simms pens with KTP Basket

Kenneth Simms pens with KTP Basket

Kenneth Simms (205 cm, Cumberland’09) is set to play in Finland’s Korisliiga this 2014-15 season after signing a deal to play for KTP Basket Kotka. He was originally prepared to…

Damon Williams extends with Tampere

Damon Williams extends with Tampere

Veteran front courter Damon Williams (201 cm, Colorado State Pueblo’98) is staying with Finnish Korisliiga club Pyrinto Tampere (Baltic League) for another season. The forward is extending his contract for…

Ken Horton signed by Kataja Basket

Ken Horton signed by Kataja Basket

Ken Horton (199 cm, Central Connecticut State’12) has been signed by Joesuun Kataja Basket from Finland’s Korisliiga for the 2014-15 season. He played for the Huracanes de Tampico (Mexico-LNBP) in…

David Gonzalvez pens with Namika Lahti

David Gonzalvez pens with Namika Lahti

David Gonzalvez (193 cm, Richmond’10) is a new addition to the roster of Namika Lahti (Finland-Korisliiga) this 2014-15 season. The 26-year-old player suited up for SPM Shoeters Den Bosch (Netherlands-Eredivisie)…

FIBA U16 Euros gather pace: day 3

FIBA U16 Euros gather pace: day 3

Day 3 of the FIBA U16 Euros tournament threw up a few key clashes among the four groups as the nations jostled for position with one eye turning to the…

FIBA U16 European Championships day 2

FIBA U16 European Championships day 2

Game 2 of the FIBA U16 European Championships has helped to put the competing nations in their places and helped the groups take shape. There was plenty of excitement through…

U16 European Championships day 1

U16 European Championships day 1

The U16 European Championships are underway in Latvia and there was plenty of action across the groups on day 1, with reigning champs Spain getting their title defence off to…

Samuel Haanpaa added by Boras

Samuel Haanpaa added by Boras

Boras Basket from Sweden’s Basketligan has added Samuel Haanpaa (203 cm) to their roster for the upcoming 2014-15 season. Samuel is a 27-year-old Finnish player who has been a member…

Travis Nelson now with Nilan Bisons

Travis Nelson now with Nilan Bisons

Travis Nelson (208 cm, Minnesota State-Mankato’10) has been picked up by the Nilan Bisons Loimaa (Finland-Korisliiga) for the 2014-15 season. The American big man played the last two seasons for…

Jason Conley now with Kouvot

Jason Conley now with Kouvot

Jason Conley (196 cm, Missouri’05) will be making his return to the Finnish Korisliiga this 2014-15 after signing a deal with Kouvot Kouvola. In 2013-14 the 33-year-old guard played for…

Shawn Huff extends with Ludwigsburg

Shawn Huff extends with Ludwigsburg

German Bundesliga team MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg has decided to keep Finnish import Shawn Huff (198 cm, Valparaiso’08) for two more seasons and signed the player to a two-year contract extension.…

William Walker joins Salon Vilpas

William Walker joins Salon Vilpas

William Walker (200 cm, Bethel, IN’09) has penned a deal with the Salon Vilpas Vikings from Finland’s Korisliiga for the 2014-15 season. The 26-year-old Walker played the 2013-14 season with…

Pyrinto wins 2013-14 Finnish Championship

Pyrinto wins 2013-14 Finnish Championship

Pyrinto Tampere defeated Joensuun Kataja Basket 78-88 in Game 4 of the Finnish Korisliiga Finals to win the 2013-14 Championship. This Pyrinto’s third trophy for their collection. They were back-to-back…

Ray Willis added by Kauhajoki

Ray Willis added by Kauhajoki

Ray Willis (198 cm, North Carolina Central’13) will continue his professional career with Karhu Kauhajoki (Finland-Korisliiga) this season. Willis began 2013-14 with BC Prievidza from Slovakia’s Extraliga, but was with…

Renado Parker moves to Salon Vilpas

Renado Parker moves to Salon Vilpas

Renado Parker (198 cm, Portland State’13) is moving up in the world of Finnish hoops as he joins the Salon Vilpas Vikings (Finland-Korisliiga). Parker is jumping up from Finland’s 1st…

Justin Baker switches to Kauhajoki

Justin Baker switches to Kauhajoki

Justin Baker (203 cm, Utah Valley´11) has linked with Finnish Korisliiga outfit Karhu Kauhajoki and will play for the team during the remainder of the season. The 25-year old has…

Marcus Kitts added by Lapua

Marcus Kitts added by Lapua

Marcus Kitts (205 cm, William & Mary’11) has been added by Lapuan Korikobrat from Finland’s Korisliiga this 2013-14. The big man began the season playing in France’s NM1 league for…

Lamont Mack now with Korihait

Lamont Mack now with Korihait

Lamont Mack (201 cm, Charlotte’09) has signed with UU-Koriahait Uusikaupunki from Finland’s Korisliiga for the 2013-14 season. Lamont has already logged his first game for his new team and managed…

Aubery Coleman switches to Loimaa

Aubery Coleman switches to Loimaa

Aubrey Coleman (193 cm, Houston’10) will play in Finland this season after signing a deal with reigning Korisliiga champions Nilan Bisons Loimaa. The guard has already played for Cimberio Varese…

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…

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