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VTB: Khimky and Avtodor win

VTB: Khimky and Avtodor win

The tenth round of the 2014/2015 VTB United League season tipped off on Saturday with two games during the evening, with two road wins recorded. Khimky continued its dazzling VTB…

Justinas Olechnavicius joins Barsy Atyrau

Justinas Olechnavicius joins Barsy Atyrau

Barsy Atyrau (Kazakhstan-Higher League) has added Lithuanian player Justinas Olechnavicius (193 cm) for the 2014-15 season. This will be Justinas’ first signing outside of his home Lithuania. This will be…

Janis Blums signed by BC Astana

Janis Blums signed by BC Astana

Latvian Janis Blums (191 cm) is the latest addition to BC Astana’s roster this 2013-14 season. Blums played for Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius from Lithuania’s LKL in 2012-13. He was a…

Olaseni Lawal inks with BC Astana

Olaseni Lawal inks with BC Astana

Nigerian-American Olaseni Lawal (208 cm, Wayne State, Michigan’09) has signed with Kazakhstan’s BC Astana for the 2013-14 season. Olaseni’s addition is will be expected to bolster BC Astana’s frontcourt with…

Pat Calathes set to join BC Astana

Pat Calathes set to join BC Astana

Pat Calathes (208 cm, St. Joseph’s’08) is expected to sign a two-year deal to play for BC Astana from Kazakhstan (D1). Calathes, who is Greek-American, played the 2012-13 season for…

Jerry Johnson stays with BC Astana

Jerry Johnson stays with BC Astana

Jerry Johnson (182 cm, Rider’05) is slated to remain with BC Astana from Kazakhstan (D1) for at least one more season. Johnson will be entering his third season with the…

BC Astana extends David Simon

BC Astana extends David Simon

BC Astana from Kazakhstan’s D1 League has extended David Simon (208 cm, IPFW’05) through the 2013-14 season. The big man joined the team this 2012-13 season and played 18 games…

Brion Rush to stay with BC Astana

Brion Rush to stay with BC Astana

Brion Rush (186 cm, Grambling State’06) has just gotten a contract extension to remain with BC Astana, from Kazakhstan’s D1, through the 2013-14 season. Rush, who holds both American and…

Chris McEachin signs with Barsy Atyrau

Chris McEachin signs with Barsy Atyrau

Chris McEachin (198 cm, Norfolk State’12) has signed with Barsy Atyrau (Kazakhstan-D1) to start his professional career. McEachin played two years at Norfolk State, averaging 12.8 points per game over…

Tony White joins Barsy Atyrau

Tony White joins Barsy Atyrau

Tony White (183 cm,Charleston’10) has signed on to play for Barsy Atyrau (Kazakhstan-D1). He comes to Kazakhstan by way of the South Carolina Warriors (US-ABA). In 2010-11 White opened his…

Armon Johnson inks with Astana

Armon Johnson inks with Astana

Armon Johnson (191 cm, Nevada’10) has agreed to terms with BC Astana (Kazakhstan-D1). Johnson was most recently with the Orlando Magic, but was waived prior to the NBA season beginning.…

Brion Rush signs with BC Astana

Brion Rush signs with BC Astana

Brion Rush (185 cm, Grambling’06) had been rumored to be going to Russia after having his contract with Elan-Chalon terminated today, but his agent issued a statement saying he’s going…

FIBA 3×3 World Championships (Men & Women & U18)

The FIBA 3×3 World Championship is the top level 3×3 basketball National Team event. Unlike the ‘open’ network of tournaments, players do not create teams themselves, but are selected by…

Competition format for VTB 2012-13 season defined

The Board of VTB United League at the meeting in Tallin today has defined the final list of participants and format of competition for season 2012/13. 20 clubs will play…