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Pre-season friendly roundup

Pre-season friendly roundup

With the new campaign on the horizon, clubs around the world are gearing up for another tough year of hoops with pre-season friendly contests. With the 2014/2015 term just weeks…

FIBA World Cup 2014, France takes Third Place

FIBA World Cup 2014, France takes Third Place

The third/fourth game of any major Basketball tournament is an odd contest, and so it proved at the FIBA World Cup 2014 yet again. You see, neither France nor Lithuania…

FIBA World Cup 2014, Serbia prevails to reach final

FIBA World Cup 2014, Serbia prevails to reach final

Serbia progressed to the grand finale of the FIBA World Cup 2014 with a close fought 85-90 victory over France in the all-European semi-final clash. Serbia now heads to its…

David Andersen now with ASVEL

David Andersen now with ASVEL

ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket (France-ProA) has landed the services of Australian big man David Andersen (212 cm) for the 2014-15 season. Andersen joined Strasbourg IG (France-ProA) in January 2014. He was…

Sime Spralja inks with Sharks Antibes

Sime Spralja inks with Sharks Antibes

French Pro B club Sharks Antibes have added Sime Spralja (206 cm) to their roster for the upcoming 2014-15 season. The Sharks won the Pro B title back in 2013 and…

FIBA World Cup 2014: Spain is out

FIBA World Cup 2014: Spain is out

The second day of quarter-final games in the FIBA World Cup 2014 brought with them arguably the most exciting and intense Basketball of the tournament so far. Certainly, France knocking…

Herve Lamizana joins Halcones Xalapa

Herve Lamizana joins Halcones Xalapa

Herve Lamizana (208 cm, Rutgers’04) will continue his professional career this 2014-15 season with Halcones UV Xalapa (Mexico-LNBP). Herve has dual citizenship from France and the Ivory Coast, and has…

Max Kouguere inks deal with Orleans

Max Kouguere inks deal with Orleans

Entente Orleans 45 (France-ProA) has strengthened their roster this 2014-15 season with the addition of Max Kouguere (198 cm). He is a Congolese-Central African player who was a former member…

FIBA announces hosts for Eurobasket 2015

FIBA announces hosts for Eurobasket 2015

After the removal of Ukraine as host nation of Eurobasket 2015 by FIBA in June, 2014, due to concerns over current geo-political tensions, eight federations officially filed bids to host…

FIBA World Cup 2014 Quarterfinals Preview

FIBA World Cup 2014 Quarterfinals Preview

We’re down to the last eight teams in the FIBA World Cup 2014! Teams representing Asia, Africa, and Australia and Oceania have all been eliminated from the competition. Brazil (South…

B.A. Walker newcomer to Lille

B.A. Walker newcomer to Lille

B.A. Walker (188 cm, VCU’07) will continue his professional career with Lille Metropole Basket from France’s Pro B league this 2014-15 season. The 29-year-old Walker is not unfamiliar with the…

FIBA World Cup 2014 Day 3: Groups A & B

FIBA World Cup 2014 Day 3: Groups A & B

Only Groups A and B hit the hardwood in Day 3 of the FIBA World Cup 2014, but the six games on tap were well worth the price of admission.…

FIBA World Cup 2014 Day 2

FIBA World Cup 2014 Day 2

In Day 2 of the FIBA World Cup 2014 a few teams remain hot, garnering back to back wins and riding their momentum from Day 1. Seven teams are still…

France wins FIBA U16 Euros

France wins FIBA U16 Euros

U16 European Championships host nation Latvia clashed with France in the final of the competition, but there was to be no fairy-tale on home soil. France has looked imperious throughout…

FIBA U16, France and Latvia in final

FIBA U16, France and Latvia in final

The semi-finals of the FIBA U16 Euros have been completed and we now know the two nations that will clash in Saturday’s showpiece final. Host nation Latvia downed reigning champions…

FIBA U16 European Championships Q/F recap

FIBA U16 European Championships Q/F recap

France, Latvia, Spain and Turkey advanced into the semi-final of the FIBA U16 European championships and will now contest the last four on Friday. Latvia vs. Germany, 53-39 Host nation…

Michal Ignerski heads to Le Mans

Michal Ignerski heads to Le Mans

Le Mans Sarthe Basket from France’s Pro A league has acquired veteran Polish player Michal Ignerski (207 cm, Mississippi State’03) for the 2014-15 season. Ignerski initially began the 2013-14 season…

Joe Trapani signed by Rouen

Joe Trapani signed by Rouen

SPO Rouen Basket from France’s Pro A league has agreed to terms with Joe Trapani (203 cm, Boston College’11) and will add him to their roster this 2014-15. Joe is…

U16 European Championships quarters locked

U16 European Championships quarters locked

The U16 European Championships are taking shape as the quarter-final stage was set tonight, with eight teams progressing to the next stage. Serbia, Latvia, Turkey and Bosnia and Herzegovina emerged…

Chris Braswell joins Sharks Antibes

Chris Braswell joins Sharks Antibes

Chris Braswell (206 cm, Charlotte’13) will continue his professional career this 2014-15 season with Sharks Antibes (France-ProB). The 22-year-old forward played his rookie season as a pro in Asia, signing…

FIBA U16 European Championships Day 5

FIBA U16 European Championships Day 5

Both Serbia and France now hold solo leads of their respective groups in the FIBA U16 European Championships at the end of Day 5 of the competition. Here is a…

FIBA U16 European Championships Day 4

FIBA U16 European Championships Day 4

We’re now in the second round of the FIBA U16 European Championships and only three teams are unbeaten with 3-0 records. Group E’s Serbia and Group F’s France and Italy…

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…

Yakhouba Diawara joins Cimberio Varese

Yakhouba Diawara joins Cimberio Varese

Italian Serie A club Cimberio Varese has agreed to terms with French forward Yakhouba Diawara (201 cm, Gravelines’05) and will be adding him to their roster for the 2014-15 season.…

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