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Kyrylo Fesenko pens with Avtodor

Kyrylo Fesenko pens with Avtodor

Ukrainian big man Kyrylo Fesenko (216 cm) has agreed to terms with Avtodor Saratov (Russia-VTB) and will be joining the club this 2014-15. The player was recently released by the…

Chris Ferguson inks with Dnipro

Chris Ferguson inks with Dnipro

Chris Ferguson (206 cm, Mid-Continent’12) is going to play in the troubled Ukraine Superleague this season after penning with Dnipro Azot. The American last played for Liege Basket in the…

Alex Len is locked by Phoenix Suns until year 2016

Alex Len is locked by Phoenix Suns until year 2016

Alex Len (216 cm, Maryland’13) has been locked in by the Phoenix Suns (NBA) until year 2016. The Suns picked up options on Len, as well as Miles Plumlee and Archie…

Ukraine, Budivelnyk crush BC Kyiv

Ukraine, Budivelnyk crush BC Kyiv

Ukraine Superleague champions Budivelnyk Kiev opened the 2014/2015 league season in style by demolishing BC Kyiv 48-90 on the road. The commanding nature of the victory hinted towards further Budivelnyk…

Cameron Rundles switches to Cherkasy

Cameron Rundles switches to Cherkasy

Cameron Rundles (185 cm, Wofford’11) will play in Ukrainian Basketball this season after signing with SK Cherkasy Monkeys (Superleague). The point guard had a busy 2013/2014 season playing for BK…

Basketball Among Casualties of Ukrainian Civil War

Basketball Among Casualties of Ukrainian Civil War

2014 has been a tumultuous year thus far for Ukraine. Protests and civil unrest early in the year forced a regime change with the previous administration being dissolved and its…

Mackey McKnight goes pro with Hoverla

Mackey McKnight goes pro with Hoverla

Mackey McKnight (183 cm, Lehigh’14) will begin his professional career this 2014-15 season with Hoverla Ivano-Frankivsk (Ukraine-Superleague). In his senior year at Lehigh (2013-14) McKnight averaged 13.6 ppg and 6.0…

Artur Drozdov returns to Pau

Artur Drozdov returns to Pau

French ProA outfit Pau-Lacq-Orthez announced the return of Artur Drozdov (199 cm) and confirmed the former Ukraine international has signed a deal until the end of the season. The player…

2014-15 Eurocup Draw Results

2014-15 Eurocup Draw Results

Barcelona, Spain – The 36 clubs that qualified for the Eurocup have now been divided into six groups during the recent 2014-15 Eurocup Draw. The Eurocup regular season is set…

Antonio Barton cut by Cherkasy

Antonio Barton cut by Cherkasy

Antonio Barton (188 cm, Tennessee’14) was hoping to begin his professional career with SK Cherkasy Monkeys from Ukraine’s Superleague this 2014-15. The team brought him on in a try-out basis…

Ashley Hamilton signs with Cherkasy

Ashley Hamilton signs with Cherkasy

The SK Cherkasy Monkeys (Ukraine-Superleague) have added British forward Ashley Hamilton (201 cm, Loyola Mary’13) for the upcoming 2014-15 season. Hamilton was a member of the British national team in…

Khimki opens Garastas Cup with win

Khimki opens Garastas Cup with win

Khimki Moscow Region opened the Garastas Cup with victory by downing Budivelnyk Kiev in the Lithuanian based pre-season tournament. A comfortable 102-77 victory saw the Russian team build momentum for…

Viacheslav Kravtsov to Foshan Long Lions

Viacheslav Kravtsov to Foshan Long Lions

The Foshan Long Lions from China’s CBA has landed the services of Ukrainian big man Viacheslav Kravtsov (211 cm) and he will reinforce the team’s frontcourt this 2014-15 season. Viacheslav…

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 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 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…

Eurobasket 2015 taken from Ukraine

Eurobasket 2015 taken from Ukraine

The FIBA Europe board has today reached a decision on the future of Eurobasket 2015 and opted to remove Ukraine as the host nation for the tournament. The group met…

Eurobasket 2015 decision postponed by FIBA

Eurobasket 2015 decision postponed by FIBA

The future of Eurobasket 2015 is still up in the air after FIBA announced that a decision on the tournament has been postponed until the beginning of June. An accord…

Kirov marches to Higher League success

Kirov marches to Higher League success

Kirovograd Kirov won the Ukrainian Higher League title after defeating Avangard 82-67 in the Final game in Kiev. The result means Kirov wins the second tier league and will progress…

Budivelnyk Kiev claim Superleague title

Budivelnyk Kiev claim Superleague title

Budivelnyk Kiev maintained its grip on Ukrainian Basketball by claiming another Superleague crown with an 85-77 win over Khimik Yuhzny. The victory in Game 4 of the Finals series meant…

Eurocup First and Second teams named

Eurocup First and Second teams named

With the Eurocup season over and Valencia crowned champions for a record third time, it is that time of the season where the best players in the competition are honoured.…

Eurocup semifinalists decided

Eurocup semifinalists decided

The Eurocup Semifinals have been set after Game 2 of the Quarterfinals decided the fates of the remaining clubs on Wednesday. As you would expect nearing the business end of…

Ukraine withdraws as Eurobasket 2015 host

Ukraine withdraws as Eurobasket 2015 host

Ukraine has formally informed FIBA of its desire to withdraw as the Eurobasket 2015 hosts. The move is understandable considering the current political tension between them and Russia. Tensions were…

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