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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…

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…

Slovakia fully reinstated by FIBA

Slovakia fully reinstated by FIBA

Slovakia – FIBA has officially lifted its suspension of the Slovak Basketball Association and reinstating it with full rights, allowing its national teams and officials to participate in all FIBA…

Martin Rancik signs with CEZ Nymburk

Martin Rancik signs with CEZ Nymburk

Veteran of Spanish pro hoops Martin Rancik (204 cm, Iowa State’01) will be playing in the Czech Republic this 2013-14. The 35-year-old Slovakian player has been added by CEZ Basketball…

DeShawn Painter goes pro with Nova Ves

DeShawn Painter goes pro with Nova Ves

DeShawn Painter (206 cm, ODU’13) begins his professional career in Slovakia’s Extraliga as the new center for BK 04 AC LB Spisska Nova Ves. The 23-year-old Painter has already played…

Paul Guede returns to BC Prievidza

Paul Guede returns to BC Prievidza

Paul Guede (195 cm, Portland State´11) will move back to Slovakia this season to play for BC Prievidza in the Extraliga. The swingman is no stranger to the fans at…

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…

Maj Kovacevic to play for Komarno

Maj Kovacevic to play for Komarno

Maj Kovacevic (190 cm) will be playing for MBK Rieker Komarno from Slovakia’s Extraliga in the 2013-14 season. The 23-year-old Slovenian is moving from another team in the same league,…

Inter Bratislava wins Slovakian title

Inter Bratislava wins Slovakian title

It took some time, 17 years in fact, but after a tight 82-80 victory over MBK Rieker Komarno, BK Inter Bratislava are once again Slovakian Extraliga Champions. The long wait…

David Kyles and Clarence Jackson fired by Bratislava

David Kyles and Clarence Jackson fired by Bratislava

David Kyles (190 cm, Wichita State’12) and Clarence Jackson (193 cm, Siena’11) have been fired by BK Inter Bratislava (Slovakia, Extraliga) with immediate effect. The two players had their contract…

Krunoslav Krajnovic to BC Prievidza

Krunoslav Krajnovic to BC Prievidza

Reigning Slovak champions BC Prievidza appointed Krunoslav Krajnovic as their new head coach. After a disappointing mark of 11 wins and 13 losses the Prievidza management decided a change was…

Alando Tucker signs with Bratislava

Alando Tucker signs with Bratislava

Former NBA player Alando Tucker (198 cm, Wisconsin’07) has signed in Slovakia with BK Inter Bratislava. Alando Tucker was picked in the 1st round (29th) by the Phoenix Suns in…

Dijuan Harris added by BC Prievidza

Dijuan Harris added by BC Prievidza

Dijuan Harris (175 cm, Charlotte’10) is headed to Slovakia. He is leaving the LTi Giessen 46ers from Germany’s BBL to join BC Prievidza (Extraliga). The 26-year-old Harris played 19 games…

Vincent Simpson signs with Komarno

Vincent Simpson signs with Komarno

Vincent Simpson (185 cm, Hampton’10) has signed in Slovakia with MBK Rieker Komarno. Simpson started this season in Hungary with MJUS-Fortress Kormend. He played 9 games for them and averaged…

Enique Clemons signs with Bansak Bystrica

Enique Clemons signs with Bansak Bystrica

Enique Clemons (180 cm, Missouri’03) has signed in Slovakia with SKP Banska Bystrica and already played his first game this weekend, scoring 19 points and dishing out 5 assists. The…

Willie Powers signs with Prievidza

Willie Powers signs with Prievidza

Willie Powers (187 cm, Georgia Southern’12) has signed with Slovakian team BC Prievidza. He replaces Paul Gause. Powers comes straight out of college and averaged 10.8 ppg in the Southern…

Kevin Bridgewaters signs with Handlova

Kevin Bridgewaters signs with Handlova

Kevin Bridgewaters (175 cm, Chattanooga’08) has signed with Slovak team MBK Banik Handlova. Bridgewaters split his time last season between two other Slovak teams; Inter Bratislava and Astrum Levice.  …

John Boyer signs with BK Iskra Svit

John Boyer signs with BK Iskra Svit

John Boyer (185 cm, Buffalo’10) has signed with Slovakian team BK Iskra Svit. Boyer played in the Czech Republic last season for Decin, where he averaged 4.5 ppg and 2.6…

AJ Stewart signs with BK Iskra Svit

AJ Stewart signs with BK Iskra Svit

AJ Stewart (2.05m, college: Rogers St.) has agreed to terms with BK Iskra Svit (Slovakia-Extraliga) for the 2012-13 to replace recently departed Jontae Sherrod (1.87m, college: E. Carolina). This is…

Ray Jones, Jr. signs with Handlova

Ray Jones, Jr. signs with Handlova

Ray Jones, Jr. (1.91m, college: Southern Utah University) has agreed to trade his Thunderbirds of Southern Utah University in for one of Handlova (Slovakia-Extraliga). Jones, Jr., a guard, will look…

Kenneth Henderson extends contract with Svit

Kenneth Henderson extends contract with Svit

Kenneth Henderson (2.01, college: Texas Arlington) has agreed to extend his contract with Svit (Slovakia-Extraliga) for the 2012-13 season. Henderson joined Svit mid-season last year and averaged 18.4 points, 6.2…

EuroChallenge 2013 begins with Qualifying

EuroChallenge 2013 begins with Qualifying

EuroChallenge 2013 is set to begin today with the first Qualifying Round contests. Eight teams will battle for four spots in the regular season with home and away games to determine…

Justin Graham signs with Bratislava

Justin Graham (193 cm, San Jose State’11) has signed in Slovakia with BK Inter Bratislava. Last season Justin Graham played in the D-League for the Bakersfield Jam. The season before…

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