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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…

Khimki opens Garastas Cup with win

Khimki opens Garastas Cup with win

Khimki Moscow Region opened the Garastas Cup with victory by downing Budivelnyk Kiev in the Lithuanian based pre-season tournament. A comfortable 102-77 victory saw the Russian team build momentum for…

Jawan Carter pens with Lietkabelis

Jawan Carter pens with Lietkabelis

Jawan Carter (180 cm, Delaware’11) has penned a deal with Lithuanian club Panavezys Lietkabelis (LKL) for the 2014-15 season. The guard was originally slated to play for Tundja Yambol from…

Mindaugas Katelynas added by Brose Baskets

Mindaugas Katelynas added by Brose Baskets

As a quick reaction to the injury of Josh Duncan, Brose Baskets Bamberg (Germany-BBL) is adding Mindaugas Katelynas (206 cm, Chattanooga’05) to fill in for him this 2014-15. Katelynas was…

Kyle Lamonte joins Pieno Zvaigzdes

Kyle Lamonte joins Pieno Zvaigzdes

Kyle Lamonte (191 cm, William Carey’08) has penned a deal that will take him to Lithuania this 2014-15 season, as a new member of Pieno Zvaigzdas Pasvalys (Lithuania-LKL). The 30-year-old…

FIBA World Cup 2014, France takes Third Place

FIBA World Cup 2014, France takes Third Place

The third/fourth game of any major Basketball tournament is an odd contest, and so it proved at the FIBA World Cup 2014 yet again. You see, neither France nor Lithuania…

Mustafa Shakur to play for Neptunas

Mustafa Shakur to play for Neptunas

Mustafa Shakur (190 cm, Arizona’07) is headed to Lithuania to play for Neptunas Klaipeda (LKL) this 2014-15 season. Shakur began the 2013-14 season playing in the NBA D-League for the…

FIBA World Cup 2014, USA makes final

FIBA World Cup 2014, USA makes final

Team USA will get the chance to defend its title at the final of the FIBA World Cup 2014 after swatting aside Lithuania in the first semi-final game on Thursday.…

FIBA World Cup 2014, USA and Lithuania in semis

FIBA World Cup 2014, USA and Lithuania in semis

We are at the business end of the FIBA World Cup 2014 now as the quarter final stage gets underway in Spain. There were two games on day one of…

FIBA World Cup 2014 Quarterfinals Preview

FIBA World Cup 2014 Quarterfinals Preview

We’re down to the last eight teams in the FIBA World Cup 2014! Teams representing Asia, Africa, and Australia and Oceania have all been eliminated from the competition. Brazil (South…

FIBA World Cup 2014 Round of 16 Day 2

FIBA World Cup 2014 Round of 16 Day 2

Spain – The last four teams to fill out the quarterfinals of the FIBA World Cup 2014 have been determined after some intense action in Day 2 of the Round…

Mantas Kalnietis remains with Lokomotiv

Mantas Kalnietis remains with Lokomotiv

Lithuanian player Mantas Kalnietis (195 cm) will be entering his third season with Lokomotiv Kuban (Russia-VTB) this 2014-15. He has been a member of the Lithuanian national team in 2006,…

Darrick Leonard stays with Lietkabelis

Darrick Leonard stays with Lietkabelis

Panevezys Lietkabelis from Lithuania’s LKL has opted to bring back Darrick Leonard (190 cm, Aurora’07) for the upcoming 2014-15 season. Leonard joined the team in January 2014 and was able…

FIBA World Cup 2014 Day 2

FIBA World Cup 2014 Day 2

In Day 2 of the FIBA World Cup 2014 a few teams remain hot, garnering back to back wins and riding their momentum from Day 1. Seven teams are still…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Martynas Pocius Inks with Galatasaray

Martynas Pocius Inks with Galatasaray

Galatasaray Liv Hospital Istanbul (Turkey-TBL) is bringing in Lithuanian guard Martynas Pocius (196 cm, Duke’09) to reinforce their backcourt this 2014-15 as well as to bring in some extra firepower…

Lithuania wins 2014 Huawei Cup

Lithuania wins 2014 Huawei Cup

Lithuania claimed victory in the 2014 Huawei Cup trophy warm up tournament by defeating Slovenia 80:76 and wrapping the competition with three consecutive games. The win proved good preparation for…

Rashaun Broadus inks with Utenos

Rashaun Broadus inks with Utenos

Rashaun Broadus (180 cm, Brigham Young’07) will return to Lithuania this season and has joined Juventus Utenos (LKL). The American has been playing Basketball in the country for the last…

James Anderson landed by Zalgiris

James Anderson landed by Zalgiris

Lithuanian powerhouse B.C. Zalgiris Kaunas has landed former NBA sharpshooter James Anderson (198 cm, Oklahoma State’10) this 2014-15. Anderson was drafted by the San Antonio Spurs in the first round,…

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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