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Eurocup, a look back on Round 3

Eurocup, a look back on Round 3

With Round 3 of the Eurocup Regular Season wrapped the group phase of the competition is starting to take shape. Five teams remain undefeated through the competition, but there are…

Ramel Bradley part ways with VEF Riga

Ramel Bradley part ways with VEF Riga

Ramel Bradley (188 cm, Kentucky’08) has ended his try-out period with LBL powerhouse VEF Riga. It didn’t result in a contract for the rest of the season. Ramel Bradley missed…

Baltic League Round 2 Action

Baltic League Round 2 Action

14 teams took to the hardcourt last night to play out Round 2 of the 2014/15 Baltic League regular season. Fans from around the region were treated to some exciting…

Eurocup Round 2 Regular Season

Eurocup Round 2 Regular Season

It was an exciting week of Eurocup Round 2 action as sixteen games took place around the continent on Wednesday to wrap the second week of play. It was a…

Ramel Bradley on try-out with Riga

Ramel Bradley on try-out with Riga

Ramel Bradley (188 cm, Kentucky’08) is heading to Latvia for a try-out period with LBL powerhouse VEF Riga with a view to staying with the club. The American missed much…

Preston Medlin signs with BK Saldus

Preston Medlin signs with BK Saldus

Preston Medlin (193 cm, Utah State’14) has reached an agreement with BK Saldus from Latvia. Medlin comes straight out of college. He was a 1st Team All-WAC selection in his…

2014/2015 Eurocup, Round 1

2014/2015 Eurocup, Round 1

The remainder of Round 1 of the 2014/2015 Eurocup season wrapped on Wednesday with sixteen games around the continent following the two that were played on Tuesday. Group A CAI…

Ingus Bankevics pens with Manchester

Ingus Bankevics pens with Manchester

Ingus Bankevics (195 cm) is adding the United Kingdom to his career stats after inking with BBL franchise the Manchester Giants. Last season the Latvian played for Pieno Zvaigzdes Pasvalys…

Janis Blums joins Panathinaikos Athens

Janis Blums joins Panathinaikos Athens

Veteran Latvian player Janis Blums (191 cm) will be playing in Greece this 2014-15 season, penning a deal with Panathinaikos Athens (A1). The 32-year-old guard has been a member of…

Latvia Aldaris LBL Tips Off with Four Games

Latvia Aldaris LBL Tips Off with Four Games

The Latvia Aldaris LBL opened the 2014-15 season with four games much to the delight of the local basketball fans. The 11-team league got the action going with a good…

Kristaps Valters to Panathinaikos Athens

Kristaps Valters to Panathinaikos Athens

Panathinaikos Athens (Greece-A1) has landed veteran Latvian guard Kristaps Valters (190 cm) for the 2014-15 season. He was originally slated to play for BK Barons Kvartals Riga (Latvia-LBL), but has…

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…

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