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Simas Buterlevicius added by Ventspils

Simas Buterlevicius added by Ventspils

Latvian club BK Ventspils (LBL) has acquired the services of Lithuanian player Simas Buterlevicius (200 cm) for the 2015/16 season. This will be a new test for Simas as he…

Janis Blums now with Sidigas Avellino

Janis Blums now with Sidigas Avellino

Sidigas Avellino (Italy-Serie A) is infusing some veteran blood into their roster this 2015/16 with the addition of Janis Blums (191 cm). He is a 33-year-old Latvian player who began…

Rolands Freimanis back with Kalev/Cramo

Rolands Freimanis back with Kalev/Cramo

Latvian player, Rolands Freimanis (210 cm) is set to make his return to BC Kalev/Cramo Tallinn (Estonia-Alexela KML) this 2015/16 season. He joined them in 2014/15 after beginning the pre-season…

Italy and Georgia in Tbilisi Cup Finals

Italy and Georgia in Tbilisi Cup Finals

Italy and Georgia are set to lock horns in the Finals of the Tbilisi Cup this weekend. This is yet another friendly tournament aimed at getting various European national teams…

FIBA Announces New Euro Competition

FIBA Announces New Euro Competition

FIBA announced via a press release that 56 clubs are confirmed to play in a new men’s second-tier club competition which is set to kick-off on October 28. The teams will…

U18 European Championships: Four Teams Advance

U18 European Championships: Four Teams Advance

Volos, Greece – Four teams advance to the quarterfinals of the U18 European Championships, staying undefeated after the second stage of the competition. Both France and Germany advance from Group…

Porzingis, Mudiay Impress at Summer League

Porzingis, Mudiay Impress at Summer League

The NBA Las Vegas Summer League is set to culminate with a showdown between the San Antonio Spurs and the Phoenixs Suns. The Spurs’ Kyle Anderson has already been named…

Serbian U20 Squad Advances to Q-Finals

Serbian U20 Squad Advances to Q-Finals

The Serbian U20 squad booked their ticket to the quarterfinals of the  U20 European Championship after winning over host team Italy, 6761. It was one of three games that were…

Okafor Looks Good in Summer League Debut

Okafor Looks Good in Summer League Debut

Philadelphia 76ers fans got a first-look at third-overall draft pick, Jahlil Okafor as the big man took to the floor in an Orlando Summer League game against the San Antonio…

Kristaps Porzingis Drafted by The Knicks

Kristaps Porzingis Drafted by The Knicks

The 2015 NBA Draft is now in the books and there were more than a few surprises. Some pleasant, some not as much. Firstly, despite the cross-team communication that was…

Janis Strelnieks retained by Brose Baskets

Janis Strelnieks retained by Brose Baskets

2015 German Bundesliga champions Brose Baskets Bamberg have made a step to keep part of their winning roster intact by re-signing Janis Strelnieks (191 cm) for the 2015/16 season. Janis…

Kristaps Valters extends with Turk Telekom

Kristaps Valters extends with Turk Telekom

Turk Telekom Ankara (Turkey-TBL) has agreed to terms on a contract extension with Latvian import Kristaps Valters (190 cm), keeping him with the club this 2015/16. Kristaps played 25 games…

Reinis Strupovics signs with Tarvas

Reinis Strupovics signs with Tarvas

Latvian player, Reinis Strupovics (192 cm) will continue his professional career this 2015/16 season with BC Rakvere Tarvas (Estonia-Alexela KML). This will be his second team from the Estonian Alexela…

VEF Riga tops Venspils for LBL title

VEF Riga tops Venspils for LBL title

VEF Riga is once again the champion of Latvian Basketball after the beating rival and defending champs VK Ventspils 71-63 to lift the trophy. The winners had home court advantage…

BC Siauliai wins Baltic League

BC Siauliai wins Baltic League

BC Siauliai kept its grip on the Baltic League by retaining the title it won last year, this time defeating KK Ventspils 88-80 after the game went to overtime. Ventspils…

C.J. Harris inks with VEF Riga

C.J. Harris inks with VEF Riga

C.J. Harris (191 cm, Wake Forest’13) is moving to VEF Riga (Latvia-LBL) after beginning the season with Ratiopharm Ulm (Germany-BBL). He played six games for them in the EuroChallenge where…

Rihards Kuksiks signed by Nizhny Novgorod

Rihards Kuksiks signed by Nizhny Novgorod

BC Nizhny Novgorod (Russia-VTB) has landed Latvian forward Rihards Kuksiks (197 cm, Arizona State’11) for the remainder of the season. Nizhny Novgorod will be the third team he will be…

Martins Berkis deals with Bystrica

Martins Berkis deals with Bystrica

Martins Berkis (198 cm) is the second player added by Slovakian SBL club SKP Banska Bystrica this weekend. The Latvian is heading to the club alongside American newcomer Kevin Thompson.…

Ernests Kalve pens with Fehervar

Ernests Kalve pens with Fehervar

Hungarian A Division club Alba Fehervar has tabbed Ernests Kalve (200 cm) the club announced, bringing the Latvian in on a contract until the end of the current 2014/2015 season.…

Dovydas Redikas joins Kvartals Riga

Dovydas Redikas joins Kvartals Riga

Dovydas Redikas (192 cm) will continue his career in Latvia after deciding to play for BK Barons Kvartals Riga (LBL). The young Lithuanian started the 2013/2014 season playing for LKL…

Eurocup Last 32 decided

Eurocup Last 32 decided

The Eurocup Last 32 picture has been completed as Round 10 of the Regular Season wrapped the groups and decided which clubs would progress to the next round. Of course,…

Eurocup, five more in Last 32

Eurocup, five more in Last 32

The Eurocup Regular Season entered its penultimate round of competition this week and it was a round of celebration as a further five teams progressed to the Last 32, while…

Sam Dower inks with Valmiera

Sam Dower inks with Valmiera

Sam Dower (206 cm, Gonzaga’14) has been picked up by BK Valmiera (Latvia-LBL) for the 2014-15 season. He was recently released by SO Maritime Boulogne (France-ProA). He did not live up to the…

Eurobasket 2015 Draw Results are In!

Eurobasket 2015 Draw Results are In!

The Eurobasket 2015 Draw took place in Disneyland, Paris and the results have been announced! Next year, 24 of Europe’s best national basketball teams will compete in one of the…

Robert Lowery added by VEF Riga

Robert Lowery added by VEF Riga

Robert Lowery (188 cm, Dayton’10) is a new addition to the roster of Latvian powerhouse, VEF Riga this 2014-15 season. The 26-year-old Lower is coming in after having initially played…

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