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Jean Manuel Sousa fired by Cholet

Jean Manuel Sousa fired by Cholet

Jean Manuel Sousa will be looking for a new position in the New Year while Cholet Basket (France, ProA) will be looking for a new coach. The French outfit decided…

Jaime Smith goes pro with Lusitania

Jaime Smith goes pro with Lusitania

S.C. Lusitania EXPERT from Portugal’s LPB has picked up fresh grad Jaime Smith (190 cm, Alabama-Huntsville’13) to strengthen their backcourt this 2013-14 season. The 24-year-old Smith was originally slated to…

Temi Adebayo picked up by Vitoria SC

Temi Adebayo picked up by Vitoria SC

Nigerian big man Temi Adebayo (213 cm, Philadelphia’12) will be playing in Portugal this season for Vitoria SC/M.Couto Alves Guimaraes. The 25-year-old is entering his sophomore year as a pro.…

Chris Dowe agrees with Sampaense

Chris Dowe agrees with Sampaense

Chris Dowe (193 cm, Bellermine´13) will head to Portugal to play for Sampaense Basket (LPB) this season after deciding not to link up with SG Schwelmer Baskets (Germany, ProB). The…

Benfica gears for three-peat this 2013-14

Benfica gears for three-peat this 2013-14

The Portuguese LPB opens tonight! Can Sport Lisboa Benfica capture that elusive “three-peat” and win their third Portuguese LPB Championship in a row this 2013-14 season? We shall find out soon…

Aaron Fuller agrees with Oliveirense

Aaron Fuller agrees with Oliveirense

Aaron Fuller (198 cm, University of Southern California´13) has agreed terms with Portuguese LPB team U.D. Oliveirense for the coming season. The player will be getting his first taste of…

Jobey Thomas heads to Portugal

Jobey Thomas heads to Portugal

A long-time veteran of Italian hoops, Jobey Thomas (194 cm, Charlotte’02) will now spread his wings and play in Portugal for Sport Lisboa Benfica this 2013-14 season. Thomas began the…

EuroBasket 2015: Bulgaria qualifies for semifinals

EuroBasket 2015: Bulgaria qualifies for semifinals

After a huge third quarter and then fighting off a last minute comeback, Bulgaria grabbed the first seat in the semifinals of the EuroBasket 2015 Qualifier with an 81:79 Group…

EuroBasket 2015: 1st qualifier tips off Thursday

EuroBasket 2015: 1st qualifier tips off Thursday

With EuroBasket 2013 set to tip off in just over 34 days, 13 clubs that are not participating in this year’s event are set to begin their quest for inclusion…

David Weaver is newcomer at Benfica

David Weaver is newcomer at Benfica

David Weaver (209 cm, Wake Forest’10) is the latest addition to Portugal’s Sport Lisboa Benfica this 2013-14 season. The 25-year-old Weaver started the 2012-13 season for Neckar RIESEN Ludwigsburg (Germany-BBL).…

Michel Diouf to play in Portugal

Michel Diouf to play in Portugal

Michel Diouf (208 cm) is moving to Portugal to play for Maia Basket Clube (LPB) this 2013-14 season. The Senegalese big man played in Spain’s LEB Gold in 2012-13 for…

Ivan Almeida joins Lille

Ivan Almeida joins Lille

French ProB team Lille Metropole has announced the signing of Ivan Almeida (198 cm, Stonehill’12) for next season. The Cape-Verdean guard has agreed a contract with Lille after recently departing…

Benfica defends their Portuguese title

Benfica defends their Portuguese title

Sport Lisboa Benfica are now back-to-back Portuguese LPB Champions after they defeated Associacao Academica de Coimbra 91-77 in the fourth game of the Finals. This was just a blockbuster season…

Ryszard Krauze named Asseco Prokom CEO

Ryszard Krauze named Asseco Prokom CEO

Asseco Prokom Gdynia announced that as of January 3rd 2013 Mr. Przemyslaw Seczkowski resigned from his function as a CEO. The Board, management, employees, players and coaching staff would like…

Dain Swetalla signs with Vitoria Guimaraes

Dain Swetalla (206 cm, Augustana’08) has signed with Portuguese club SC Vitoria Guimaraes. Last season Dain Swetalla already played in the 2nd division of Portugal with Illiabum. Before that, he…

EuroBasket 2013: The Field is Set with 24 Teams

As the final games of the EuroBasket 2013 Qualification Round were getting ready to start, there no doubt were pencils being sharpened, calculator batteries being checked, spreadsheets getting fired up…

EuroBasket 2013: 6 Spots, 10 Teams, Tip Time!

EuroBasket 2013: 6 Spots, 10 Teams, Tip Time!

The EuroBasket 2013 Qualification round is about to be committed to the history books, but before they start planning for the Final Round, there’s a game or two left to…

EuroBasket 2013: Georgia qualifies, six left

EuroBasket 2013: Georgia qualifies, six left

Georgia took advantage of game eight of the EuroBasket 2013 Qualification Round to punch their tickets to the Finals with a 73-70 win over Latvia. Georgia was the only team…

EuroBasket 2013: Game Eight Scenarios

EuroBasket 2013: Game Eight Scenarios

Today marks game eight in the EuroBasket 2013 Qualifications and with only nine teams assured of spots in the Finals next September in Slovenia, the possible scenarios for which teams…

EuroBasket 2013: Four more qualify, eight to go

EuroBasket 2013: Four more qualify, eight to go

Coming in to today’s EuroBasket 2013 Qualifiers four teams had their chance to earn spots, unfortunately, only Germany was able to take advantage, but three more, Poland, Bosnia and Herzegovina,…

José Silva signs with Vítoria SC

Vítoria SC (from the city of Guimaraes, Portugal) has announced that their will be a new player for the 2012-2013 season: The Portuguese player José Silva, 194 cm, swingman. Silva…

EuroBasket 2013: Four Tickets on the Table

EuroBasket 2013: Four Tickets on the Table

The EuroBasket 2013 Qualifiers move to game eight with four teams already knowing that they will be playing in Slovenia next September. Montenegro, Italy, Croatia and Ukraine all locked up…

EuroBasket 2013: Four Down, Eight to Go…

EuroBasket 2013: Four Down, Eight to Go…

Very seldom does it happen that when you play the “what if…” game, do all those, “what ifs…” actually happen. Today, in the EuroBasket 2013 Qualifiers there were four teams…

José Costa and Jason Smith sign up with CAB Madeira

CAB Madeira, from Funchal, Portugal, is filling spaces in its roster. Last night, in fact, it finally confirmed two players for the 2012/13 season: José Costa and Jason Smith who…

U20 European Championships for Women – Aug. 24

Classification Round 13:45 (GMT +2) Great Britain – Latvia 16:00 Portugal – Italy Quarterfinals 13:45 Spain – France 16:00 Ukraine – Netherlands 18:15 Sweden – Russia 20:30 Turkey – Belarus…

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