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Russia Federation teams banned by FIBA

Russia Federation teams banned by FIBA

All Russia Federation Basketball teams have been banned by FIBA the country announced on Wednesday, with all tiers of the national team omitted from further FIBA competitions. The sport’s governing…

Victor Rudd joins Nizhny Novgorod

Victor Rudd joins Nizhny Novgorod

BC Nizhny Novgorod (Russia-VTB) is strengthening its roster for the 2015/16 season with the addition of Victor Rudd (206 cm, South Florida’14). This will be the 24-year-old Rudd’s first team…

U18 European Championships: Four Teams Advance

U18 European Championships: Four Teams Advance

Volos, Greece – Four teams advance to the quarterfinals of the U18 European Championships, staying undefeated after the second stage of the competition. Both France and Germany advance from Group…

Demetris Nichols re-signed by CSKA Moscow

Demetris Nichols re-signed by CSKA Moscow

Demetris Nichols (202 cm, Syracuse’07) will continue to be a member of Russian powerhouse CSKA Moscow (VTB) this 2015/16 after receiving an extension from the club. Nichols played 27 games…

Eric Maynor inks with Nizhny Novgorod

Eric Maynor inks with Nizhny Novgorod

Eric Maynor (190 cm, VCU’09) will be taking charge of the backcourt of BC Nizhny Novgorod (Russia-VTB) this 2015/16 season. The 28-year-old guard started his 2014/15 in January, opting to…

Latavious Williams added by Unics Kazan

Latavious Williams added by Unics Kazan

Latavious Williams (202 cm) is a recent addition to the roster of Unics Kazan (Russia-VTB) for the upcoming 2015/16 season. The 26-year-old Williams is coming off a 10-game stint with…

Jeff Brooks inks with Avtodor

Jeff Brooks inks with Avtodor

Jeff Brooks (203 cm, Penn State’11) will continue his professional career this 2015/16 with Avtodor Saratov (Russia-VTB). The 26-year-old Brooks has spent his entire career playing for Italian clubs and…

Marko Todorovic signed by Khimky

Marko Todorovic signed by Khimky

BC Khimky Moscow Region (Russia-VTB) has landed Montenegrin player Marko Todorovic (209 cm) and will add him to their roster this 2015/16. The 23-year-old Todorovic was a member of the…

Joel Freeland inks with CSKA Moscow

Joel Freeland inks with CSKA Moscow

British international player Joel Freeland (208 cm) is headed back to Europe after a stint across the pond, playing in the NBA. Freeland has agreed to terms with CSKA Moscow…

Arturas Milaknis signs with Unics Kazan

Arturas Milaknis signs with Unics Kazan

Unics Kazan (Russia-VTB) is reinforcing its roster with the addition of  Arturas Milaknis (195 cm) this 2015/16 season. Arturas is a 29-year-old Lithuanian player who is a recent member of…

Artsiom Parakhouski heads to Unics

Artsiom Parakhouski heads to Unics

Unics Kazan (Russia-VTB) has added Belarusian big man Artsiom Parakhouski (211 cm, Radford’10) this 2015/16 season. Artsiom is coming from 2015 VTB United league semifinalist BC Nizhny Novgorod (Russia-VTB), where…

European winners 2015: major leagues roundup

European winners 2015: major leagues roundup

The 2015 season has finished in most domestic leagues, deciding the European winners this season and as the saying goes, there can only be one winner. Around the continent the…

Fedor Dmitriev signed by Anwil

Fedor Dmitriev signed by Anwil

Anwil Wloclawek from Poland’s TBL has landed the services of Russian player Fedor Dmitriev (205 cm) for the upcoming 2015/16 season. Dmitriev was a one-time member of the Russian national…

Cory Higgins added by CSKA Moscow

Cory Higgins added by CSKA Moscow

Russian juggernaut CSKA Moscow (Russia-VTB) has reached an agreement with Cory Higgins (195 cm, Colorado’11) and will add him this 2015/16. Higgins is a 26-year-old American player who suited up…

Aaron Jackson extends with CSKA Moscow

Aaron Jackson extends with CSKA Moscow

Aaron Jackson (190 cm, Duquesne’09) has extended his stay with CSKA Moscow (Russia, VTB United League and Euroleague) the club announced. The American has put pen to paper on a…

Sonny Weems leaves CSKA Moscow

Sonny Weems leaves CSKA Moscow

Sonny Weems (198 cm, Arkansas’08) is no longer with Russian juggernaut CSKA Moscow (Russia-VTB) and is now a free agent. Weems has been with the club since 2012. In 2014/15…

Marko Popovic departs Khimky

Marko Popovic departs Khimky

BC Khimky Moscow Region (Russia-VTB) has parted ways with Marko Popovic (185 cm, Southern Idaho’01) this 2015. It was the end of his two-year contract with the Russian club. Popovic…

Kyle Hines stays with CSKA Moscow

Kyle Hines stays with CSKA Moscow

Kyle Hines (198 cm) will remain with CSKA Moscow (Russia-VTB) for two more seasons after agreeing to terms with the Russian club. Hines joined the club in 2013-14 and was…

Malcolm Armstead pens with Avtodor

Malcolm Armstead pens with Avtodor

Malcolm Armstead (183 cm, Wichita State’13) is set to continue his professional career with Avtodor Saratov (Russia-VTB) this coming 2015-16 season. Malcom spent the last two seasons on the roster…

Kyrylo Fesenko deals with Lokomotiv Kuban

Kyrylo Fesenko deals with Lokomotiv Kuban

Lokomotiv Kuban (Russia-VTB) has reached an agreement with Ukrainian big man Kyrylo Fesenko (216 cm) and will be showcasing the player this 2015/16 season. The 28-year-old spent his 2014/15 season…

CSKA Moscow bags 4th-straight VTB Crown

CSKA Moscow bags 4th-straight VTB Crown

Once again, CSKA Moscow has asserted its dominance in the VTB United League, sweeping BC Khimky Moscow Region 3-0 in the Finals to claim their fourth-straight title. The third and…

CSKA Moscow take 2-0 lead in VTB final series

CSKA Moscow take 2-0 lead in VTB final series

CSKA Moscow took another giant step towards retaining the VTB United League on Friday with a 94-81 win over Khimki Moscow Region. The result meant that CSKA took a 2-0…

Rasid Mahalbasic joins Nizhny Novgorod

Rasid Mahalbasic joins Nizhny Novgorod

BC Nizhny Novgorod (Russia-VTB) has agreed to terms with Rasid Mahalbasic (210 cm) and will be adding him to their roster this coming 2015/16 season. Mahalbasic has dual citizenship from…

Denys Lukashov picked up by Avtodor

Denys Lukashov picked up by Avtodor

Avtodor Saratov (Russia-VTB) has decided to in young Ukrainian prospect Denys Lukashov (190 cm) for the 2015/16 season. This will be the 26-year-old guard’s first team outside of the Ukraine.…

Khimki forces semi decider against Lokomotiv

Khimki forces semi decider against Lokomotiv

Khimki Moscow Region won Game 4 of its VTB United League semi-final series against Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar to force a decider in Game 5. Of course, the winner of this…

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