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Kirilenko to Lead Russian Basketball

Kirilenko to Lead Russian Basketball

Andrei Kirilenko is the new president of the Russian Basketball Federation. The former NBA forward and star player of CSKA Moscow (Russia-VTB) recently retired as a player in June 2015.…

Jordan Hamilton joins Krasny Oktyabr

Jordan Hamilton joins Krasny Oktyabr

Jordan Hamilton (201 cm, Texas’11) will continue his professional career this 2015/16 playing for Russian club Krasny Oktyabr Volgograd (VTB). In 2014/15 Hamilton signed with the Iowa Energy from the…

Delroy James pens with Enisey

Delroy James pens with Enisey

Enisey Krasnoyarsk (Russia-VTB) is bolstering its roster for the 2015/16 season with the addition of Delroy James (203 cm, Rhode Island’11). James is a 28-year-old American player who also holds…

Serbia Wins Friendly Tournament in Belgrade

Serbia Wins Friendly Tournament in Belgrade

Serbia capped off a fruitful week on home soil as they won the trophy in a friendly tournament. The Serbian national team has looked strong amidst preparations for Eurobasket 2015.…

Zoran Dragic pens with Khimki

Zoran Dragic pens with Khimki

Zoran Dragic (196 cm) has linked up with Khimki Moscow Region (Russia) and will help the current Eurocup champions in the VTB United League and Euroleague this season. The swingman…

D.J. Kennedy signed by Enisey

D.J. Kennedy signed by Enisey

D.J. Kennedy (198 cm, St. John’s’11) has agreed to terms with Enisey Krasnoyarsk (Russia-VTB) and will be joining them this 2015/16 season. The 26-year-old player began the 2014/15 season playing…

Undermanned Serbia Tops Russia

Undermanned Serbia Tops Russia

Various European national teams are ramping up their preparations for Eurobasket 2015 and have been playing friendly games to get ready. Most recently, an undermanned Serbia squad took down their Russian counterparts…

FIBA lifts ban on Russian national teams

FIBA lifts ban on Russian national teams

FIBA has eased its stance on the Russian Basketball Federation and decided to lift a ban barring Russian national teams from competing in FIBA sanctioned international tournaments. The decision comes…

Dontaye Draper now with Lokomotiv

Dontaye Draper now with Lokomotiv

Lokomotiv Kuban (Russia-VTB) is reinforcing its roster for the 2015/16 season with the addition of Dontaye Draper (180 cm, Charleston’07). He is a Croatian-American player who has been a member…

FIBA Announces New Euro Competition

FIBA Announces New Euro Competition

FIBA announced via a press release that 56 clubs are confirmed to play in a new men’s second-tier club competition which is set to kick-off on October 28. The teams will…

Quinton Hosley to Krasny Oktyabr

Quinton Hosley to Krasny Oktyabr

Quinton Hosley (201 cm, Fresno State’07) is a fresh addition to the roster of Krasny Oktyabr Volgograd (Russia-VTB) for the upcoming 2015/16 season. Hosley is a 31-year-old American player who…

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…

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