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Benfica wins Portugal SuperCup

Benfica wins Portugal SuperCup

Current Portuguese LPB champions Benfica laid down a marker for the league season by defeating Galitos – Tley 82-63 in the SuperCup. The LPB will be one of the last…

Dusan Sisic joins Oliveirense

Dusan Sisic joins Oliveirense

U.D. Oliveirense (Portugal-LPB) has landed promising, young Serbian big man Dusan Sisic (206 cm) for the 2014-15 season. He is set to be the team’s new starting center. The 24-year-old…

Blake Poole signs with Lusitania

Blake Poole signs with Lusitania

Blake Poole (196 cm, St. Martin’s’11) has been added by S.C. Lusitania EXPERT from Portugal’s LPB for the 2014-15 season. This will be the Poole’s first time to play for…

Kenyon McNeaill signs with Oliveirense

Kenyon McNeaill signs with Oliveirense

Kenyon McNeaill (185 cm, Louisiana Tech’14) is starting his professional career with U.D. Oliveirense in the Portuguese LPB. The American graduated from Louisiana Tech earlier in the summer and will…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Ronald Slay added by Benfica

Ronald Slay added by Benfica

Veteran Ronald Slay (203 cm, Tennessee’03) will continue his professional career with Sport Lisboa Benfica (Portugal-LPB) this 2014-15 season. He spent his 2013-14 season on the roster of Champagne Chalon-Reims…

Benfica wins Portuguese LPB

Benfica wins Portuguese LPB

Benfica clinched its third successive Portuguese LPB after defeating Vitoria SC 72-88 to sweep the best of five series 3-0. It is the clubs’ fifth title in six years and…

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…

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