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2014-15 Eurocup Draw Results

2014-15 Eurocup Draw Results

Barcelona, Spain – The 36 clubs that qualified for the Eurocup have now been divided into six groups during the recent 2014-15 Eurocup Draw. The Eurocup regular season is set…

Euroleague Qualifying, ASVEL and Strasbourg win

Euroleague Qualifying, ASVEL and Strasbourg win

The Euroleague Qualifying tournament got underway today in Ostend, Belgium, as eight clubs from around the continent push for one place in this season’s Euroleague Regular Season. The do-or-die contests…

Euroleague qualifying preview

Euroleague qualifying preview

Outside of competing in the Euroleague itself, one of the most important tournaments in European Basketball is set to get underway on Tuesday 23rd September. Eight teams will descend upon…

Denis Krestinin signed by Jelgava

Denis Krestinin signed by Jelgava

BK Jelgava (Latvia-LKL) has landed young Lithuanian forward Denis Krestinin (200 cm) and he will get a chance to improve his skills with his new team this 2014-15. The 20-year-old…

Rolands Freimanis out of Laboral Kutxa

Rolands Freimanis out of Laboral Kutxa

Spanish Liga Endesa team Laboral Kutxa Vitoria has parted ways with Latvian big man Rolands Freimanis (210 cm) before the start of the season. The player did not meet the…

Mareks Jurevicus wins arbitration vs Veroli

Mareks Jurevicus wins arbitration vs Veroli

Latvian player Mareks Jurevicus (197 cm) filed a claim against his former team CZG Veroli at the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT) for outstanding salaries, fees and interest. Jurevicus played for…

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…

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…

FIBA 2015 Eurobasket teams decided

FIBA 2015 Eurobasket teams decided

After a frenetic night of Basketball action around Europe, we now know the participant nations for next year’s FIBA 2015 Eurobasket tournament. There was plenty of drama along the way…

Mire Chatman to play for BK Ventspils

Mire Chatman to play for BK Ventspils

BK Ventspils (Latvia-LBL) will be bringing in Mire Chatman (187 cm, UTPA’02) to strengthen their backcourt rotation for the upcoming 2014-15 season. The 35-year-old veteran spent the 2012-13 season playing…

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…

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…

Eurobasket 2015 2nd Qualifying Round Day 5

Eurobasket 2015 2nd Qualifying Round Day 5

After five days of exciting action in the Eurobasket 2015 second qualifying round, we have our first few teams who have booked their tickets, signed and sealed. Latvia’s impeccable 5-0…

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…

Robinson grabbed by Riga

Robinson grabbed by Riga

Gerald Robinson (185 cm, Georgia’12) will link up with Latvian giant VEF Riga (LBL, Euroleague, VTB League) for the coming season. The point guard spent the 2013/2014 season playing in…

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…

Eurobasket 2015 2nd Qualifying Round Day 4

Eurobasket 2015 2nd Qualifying Round Day 4

Latvia is the only team in the Eurobasket 2015 2nd qualifying round that has played in all four days and has come out with as many wins. Only Italy and…

Kaspars Berzins added by Krasnie Krilya

Kaspars Berzins added by Krasnie Krilya

Krasnie Krilya Samara (Russia-VTB) has landed Latvian seven-footer Kaspars Berzins (213 cm) for the 2014-15 season. The 29-year-old veteran is a multiple-time member of the Latvian team, beginning in 2005…

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…

2015 EuroBasket qualifiers day 2

2015 EuroBasket qualifiers day 2

Day 2 of the 2015 Eurobasket qualifiers took place last night and the groups are now starting to take shape after twelve games took place. Group A The United Kingdom…

Devin Taylor heads to Jekabpils

Devin Taylor heads to Jekabpils

BK Jekabpils (Latvia, LKL) has unveiled a new addition to the team roster in the form of Devin Taylor (198 cm, Slippery Rock’13) for the 2014/2015 term. The forward is…

U18 European Championship semis set

U18 European Championship semis set

An exhilarating quarter-final stage saw four teams’ progress to the semi-final of the U18 European Championships, with hosts Turkey and unbeaten Croatia among them. Turkey vs. Latvia, 78-53 Host nation…

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