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Davis Bertans now with Vitoria

Davis Bertans now with Vitoria

Davis Bertans (203 cm) has agreed terms on a three year contract with Laboral Kutxa Vitoria (Spain, Liga Endesa and Euroleague) with the option of an NBA out every season.…

Kevin Dillard links with VEF Riga

Kevin Dillard links with VEF Riga

Kevin Dillard (183 cm, Dayton’13) has been added to the roster of VEF Riga (Latvia, LBL and Euroleague) for the 2014/2015 season. The Latvian team announced this week that it…

Ventsplis crowned Latvian LBL champions

Ventsplis crowned Latvian LBL champions

Ventsplis defeated VEF Riga 81-59 in Game 5 of the Latvian LBL title series to win the clubs’ ninth league title and first since 2009. With home court advantage, Ventsplis…

Derrick Nix departs VEF Riga

Derrick Nix departs VEF Riga

American big man Derrick Nix (208 cm, Michigan State’13) has left Latvian team VEF Riga to return home and take care of his mother and household. In his rookie season,…

Polk waived by Riga

Polk waived by Riga

Christian Polk (190 cm, UTEP’11) has been released by VEF Riga (Latvia, LBL and VTB League) after just one month with the club. The American has started two games in…

Willie Kemp inks with Ventsplis

Willie Kemp inks with Ventsplis

Willie Kemp (188 cm, Memphis´10) will play in Latvia this season after inking a deal with BK Ventspils (Latvia, LBL and Eurochallenge). The point guard has been busy this season…

Kaspars Berzins joins Rio Natura Monbus

Kaspars Berzins joins Rio Natura Monbus

Spanish Liga Endesa club Rio Natura Monbus Obradorio CAB has landed Latvian big man Kaspars Berzins (213 cm) for the 2013-14 season. Berzins has been a member of the Latvian…

PJ Hill heads back to Latvia

PJ Hill heads back to Latvia

PJ Hill (182 cm, Ohio State´10) has linked up with Liepaja/Triobet in the Latvian LBL for the remainder of this season. The point guard has already been in action this…

Attendance and revenue: Top NE European teams

Attendance and revenue: Top NE European teams

Attendance and revenue: Top 20 North Eastern European teams Revenue from ticket sales is not the primary source of income of sports organizations. Especially when it is compared to sponsorship…

Mareks Jurevicus to Mykolaiv

Mareks Jurevicus to Mykolaiv

MBC Mykolaiv from Ukraine’s Superleague has brought in Latvian swingman Mareks Jurevicus (197 cm) to strengthen their roster this 2013-14. Mykolaiv is currently struggling and is 11th of 14 in…

Eurocup: Last 32 gets 4 more clubs

Eurocup: Last 32 gets 4 more clubs

The door to the Last 32 of the Eurocup has slammed shut as the final week of the Regular Season finished on Wednesday night. There were nineteen games around Europe…

Jerai Grant newcomer at Ventspils

Jerai Grant newcomer at Ventspils

Jerai Grant (203 cm, Clemson’11) is a new addition to the roster of BK Ventspils from Latvia’s LBL this 2013-14 season. Ventspils is currently in fourth place in the Latvian…

Jurijs Aleksejevs leaves Odessa

Jurijs Aleksejevs leaves Odessa

Jurijs Aleksejevs (202 cm) has parted ways with BC Odessa from the Ukraine (Superleague) after just four months with the team. The Latvian joined Odessa at the end of June…

Derrick Nix to try out with Riga

Derrick Nix to try out with Riga

Derrick Nix (206 cm, Michigan State´13) is heading to VEF Riga (Latvia, LBL, Eurocup and VTB League) to have a two week trial with the club. The rookie center has…

Kenan Bajramovic heads to Riga

Kenan Bajramovic heads to Riga

Latvian giants VEF Riga (LBL, Eurocup, and VTB League) agreed terms with Bosnian native Kenan Bajramovic (205 cm) to play for the club over the coming season. The center has…

Gani Lawal leaves Riga

Gani Lawal leaves Riga

VEF Riga (Latvia, LBL) waived the contract of Nigerian player Gani Lawal (205 cm, Georgia Tech´10) today just weeks after he joined the club. There is speculation that the power…

Euroleague: Lietuvos Rytas, Oldenburg advance

Euroleague: Lietuvos Rytas, Oldenburg advance

The Turkish Airlines Euroleague qualifying rounds are underway. After day 1, two teams are ready to advance to the second round. QR1A: Germany’s EWE Baskets Oldenburg defeated Italian club Cimberio…

Tomas Delininkaitis agrees with Riga

Tomas Delininkaitis agrees with Riga

Tomas Delininkaitis (190 cm) will bring his experience to VEF Riga (Latvia, VTB, LBL and Euroleague) after penning a one year deal with the club. The veteran guard will join…

Eurobasket 2013: Ukrainians grab final QF spot

Eurobasket 2013: Ukrainians grab final QF spot

It’s been a roller coaster ride for the Ukrainians at EuroBasket 2013. They opened Round 1 with three straight wins, lost a tough contest to France and closed the preliminary…

EuroBasket 2013: Three from Group E qualify for QFs

EuroBasket 2013: Three from Group E qualify for QFs

EuroBasket 2013 Group E got Day 2 of Round 2 in the books on Friday and as a result France was the first team to qualify for the quarterfinals with…

EuroBasket 2013: Day 1 of Round 2 full of upsets

EuroBasket 2013: Day 1 of Round 2 full of upsets

EuroBasket 2013 has put it’s first full day of the Round 2 in the books and to say it was an interesting day would be a gross understatement. With the…

EuroBasket 2013: Round 2 set to tip off Wednesday

EuroBasket 2013: Round 2 set to tip off Wednesday

Wednesday will mark the opening contests of Round 2 of EuroBasket 2013, with the top three teams coming out of each of the four groups that competed in Round 1…

EuroBasket 2013: Round 2 advancement papers given

EuroBasket 2013: Round 2 advancement papers given

Round 1 of EuroBasket 2013 is complete and the clubs moving on to Round 2 have been determined. Groups C and D were cut and dry with three top teams…

EuroBasket 2013: OTs, Upsets, Italy stands alone

EuroBasket 2013: OTs, Upsets, Italy stands alone

Coming into Day 4 of the EuroBasket 2013 competition, there were four undefeated teams. As the dust settled on Ljubljana, Jesenice, Celje, and Koper, Slovenia Sunday, the only club that…

EuroBasket 2013: Ukraine stops Germany to go 3-0

EuroBasket 2013: Ukraine stops Germany to go 3-0

Day 3 of EuroBasket 2013 was split into two days with Groups A and B playing Friday and Groups C and D to play on Saturday. Coming into Friday’s competition,…

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