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Pre-season friendly roundup

Pre-season friendly roundup

With the new campaign on the horizon, clubs around the world are gearing up for another tough year of hoops with pre-season friendly contests. With the 2014/2015 term just weeks…

Fenerbahce and Union Olimpija win friendlies

Fenerbahce and Union Olimpija win friendlies

As the warm up for the 2014/2015 season continues, Turkish giant Fenerbahce and Slovenian powerhouse Union Olimpija Ljubljana picked up comfortable victories. Both teams will compete on the continent this…

Turk Telekom, Sassari win Pre-season Titles

Turk Telekom, Sassari win Pre-season Titles

A few friendly, pre-season tournaments have taken place to help teams prepare and tune-up for the upcoming 2014-15 season. Two of these tournaments that were recently concluded was the Citta…

FIBA World Cup 2014, USA and Lithuania in semis

FIBA World Cup 2014, USA and Lithuania in semis

We are at the business end of the FIBA World Cup 2014 now as the quarter final stage gets underway in Spain. There were two games on day one of…

FIBA World Cup 2014 Quarterfinals Preview

FIBA World Cup 2014 Quarterfinals Preview

We’re down to the last eight teams in the FIBA World Cup 2014! Teams representing Asia, Africa, and Australia and Oceania have all been eliminated from the competition. Brazil (South…

FIBA World Cup 2014 Round of 16 Day 2

FIBA World Cup 2014 Round of 16 Day 2

Spain – The last four teams to fill out the quarterfinals of the FIBA World Cup 2014 have been determined after some intense action in Day 2 of the Round…

Nathan Jawai re-signed by Galatasaray

Nathan Jawai re-signed by Galatasaray

Galatasaray Liv Hospital Istanbul (Turkey-TBL) will be bringing back Australian big man Nathan Jawai (208 cm, Midland CC’07) for the 2014-15 season. His 2013-14 season with them was cut short…

FIBA World Cup 2014 Day 2

FIBA World Cup 2014 Day 2

In Day 2 of the FIBA World Cup 2014 a few teams remain hot, garnering back to back wins and riding their momentum from Day 1. Seven teams are still…

FIBA U16, France and Latvia in final

FIBA U16, France and Latvia in final

The semi-finals of the FIBA U16 Euros have been completed and we now know the two nations that will clash in Saturday’s showpiece final. Host nation Latvia downed reigning champions…

FIBA U16 European Championships Q/F recap

FIBA U16 European Championships Q/F recap

France, Latvia, Spain and Turkey advanced into the semi-final of the FIBA U16 European championships and will now contest the last four on Friday. Latvia vs. Germany, 53-39 Host nation…

U16 European Championships quarters locked

U16 European Championships quarters locked

The U16 European Championships are taking shape as the quarter-final stage was set tonight, with eight teams progressing to the next stage. Serbia, Latvia, Turkey and Bosnia and Herzegovina emerged…

Alex Stephenson signed by Istanbul B.B.

Alex Stephenson signed by Istanbul B.B.

Istanbul Buyuksehir Belediyesi is a new addition to Turkey’s premier TBL this season and they want to make a splash and are accumulating assets. Alex Stephenson (208 cm, USC’11)  is…

FIBA U16 European Championships Day 5

FIBA U16 European Championships Day 5

Both Serbia and France now hold solo leads of their respective groups in the FIBA U16 European Championships at the end of Day 5 of the competition. Here is a…

FIBA U16 European Championships Day 4

FIBA U16 European Championships Day 4

We’re now in the second round of the FIBA U16 European Championships and only three teams are unbeaten with 3-0 records. Group E’s Serbia and Group F’s France and Italy…

David Hawkins vs Galatasaray Arbitration (BAT)

David Hawkins vs Galatasaray Arbitration (BAT)

Galatasaray Spor Kulubu Denergi filed for arbitration at the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT) against former player David Hawkins (194 cm, Temple’04). The Turkish club claims it suffered damages as a…

FIBA U16 Euros gather pace: day 3

FIBA U16 Euros gather pace: day 3

Day 3 of the FIBA U16 Euros tournament threw up a few key clashes among the four groups as the nations jostled for position with one eye turning to the…

FIBA U16 European Championships day 2

FIBA U16 European Championships day 2

Game 2 of the FIBA U16 European Championships has helped to put the competing nations in their places and helped the groups take shape. There was plenty of excitement through…

U16 European Championships day 1

U16 European Championships day 1

The U16 European Championships are underway in Latvia and there was plenty of action across the groups on day 1, with reigning champs Spain getting their title defence off to…

Martynas Pocius Inks with Galatasaray

Martynas Pocius Inks with Galatasaray

Galatasaray Liv Hospital Istanbul (Turkey-TBL) is bringing in Lithuanian guard Martynas Pocius (196 cm, Duke’09) to reinforce their backcourt this 2014-15 as well as to bring in some extra firepower…

Damien Kinloch joins Spor Genclik

Damien Kinloch joins Spor Genclik

Damien Kinloch (203 cm, Tennessee Tech’03) is set to make his return to Turkey this 2014-15 season, agreeing to terms with Final Spor Genclik Bursa (Turkey-TB2L). Kinloch is familiar with…

Zack Wright pens with Istanbul B.B.

Zack Wright pens with Istanbul B.B.

Zack Wright (191 cm, Central Missouri’07) has signed a deal to play for recent Turkish TBL entrant Istanbul Buyukeshir Belediyesi this 2014-15. The club was elevated from the TB2L after…

Serbia wins 2014 Belgrade trophy

Serbia wins 2014 Belgrade trophy

As World Cup 2014 fever heats up, more and more teams are doing their best to get as much preparation done for the event. Four national teams came to Belgrade,…

Rian Pearson goes pro with Belediye

Rian Pearson goes pro with Belediye

Rian Pearson (193 cm, Toledo’14) has signed his first professional deal and will wear the jersey of Akhisar Belediye in the Turkish TB2L this season. The rookie guard has just…

Nolan Smith joins Galatasaray

Nolan Smith joins Galatasaray

Galatasaray Liv Hospital Istanbul (Turkey-TBL) is bringing in former NBA guard Nolan Smith (187 cm, Duke’11) this 2014-15. He was the Portland Trail Blazers’ first-round draft pick (21) in 2011.…

Matt Walsh added by Olin Edirne

Matt Walsh added by Olin Edirne

Olin Edirne Basketball (Turkey-TBL) will be the next stop in Matt Walsh’s (197 cm, Florida’05) international basketball career. He’s penciled in as the team’s new starting small forward for the…

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