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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…

Eurocup, four more reach Last 32

Eurocup, four more reach Last 32

The Last 32 places are filling up now as the Eurocup entered its eighth round of action in the 2014/2015 season, and it proved to be another exciting two days…

Kristaps Valters pens with TT Ankara

Kristaps Valters pens with TT Ankara

Kristaps Valters (190 cm) has been officially unveiled as a new addition to the roster at Turk Telekom Ankara in the Turkish TBL. The Latvian legend started the season in…

Justin Cobbs leaves VEF Riga

Justin Cobbs leaves VEF Riga

Justin Cobbs (191 cm, California’14) will not stay with VEF Riga (Latvia, LBL, VTB United, and Eurocup) after leaving the club today. The American is in his rookie season out…

Eurocup, six more reach Last 32

Eurocup, six more reach Last 32

Thrills and spills aplenty in the Eurocup tonight as a busy evening of action brought fifteen games with it as the Regular Season Round 7 played out around the continent.…

Bo Spencer joins Valmiera

Bo Spencer joins Valmiera

BK Valmiera (LBL, Latvia) has bolstered the team roster with the addition of Bo Spencer (185 cm, Nebraska’12) for the remainder of the season. During the 2013/2014 campaign the American…

Eurocup Round 6 of Regular Season

Eurocup Round 6 of Regular Season

We are deep into the competition now as the Eurocup Round 6 brought another week of action to the continents second biggest club competition. There were plenty of thrills through…

Justin Hurtt added by BK Valmiera

Justin Hurtt added by BK Valmiera

Justin Hurtt (194 cm, Tulsa’11) has been picked up by Latvian club BK Valmiera (LBL) for the 2014-15 season. The American player started the season with Iowa Energy (D-League), but…

Janis Blums extended by Panathinaikos

Janis Blums extended by Panathinaikos

Greek club Panathinaikos Athens (Greece-A1) has locked in Latvian guard Janis Blums (191 cm) and will be keeping him through 2016. The 32-year-old guard has been a member of the…

Eurocup, Paris-Levallois beats Strasbourg

Eurocup, Paris-Levallois beats Strasbourg

There were just four games in the Eurocup on Tuesday as the fifth round of the competition got underway. The remaining scheduled games for this week will take place on…

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