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U18 European Championships quarter-finals

U18 European Championships quarter-finals

The quarter-finals of the U18 European Championships have been locked after Wednesday’s games in Group E and F settled who will head to the next stage of the competition. Group…

Iran takes 2014 FIBA Asia Cup crown

Iran takes 2014 FIBA Asia Cup crown

Wuhan, China – Iran has come out victorious in the 5th FIBA Asia Cup. They defeated Chinese Taipei, 89-79. The Philippine team took home the bronze medal after a tightly…

CZG Veroli sanctioned after BAT ruling

CZG Veroli sanctioned after BAT ruling

On June 26, 2014 CZG Veroli (Italy-A2 Gold) was sanctioned by FIBA following its continued breach of an award issued by the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT). The award being referred…

Eurochallenge 2014/2015 teams named

Eurochallenge 2014/2015 teams named

The field to play the Eurochallenge 2014/2015 has been set as FIBA Europe named the 32 teams that will participate in the continental competition next season. The structure of the…

Philippine NT to play vs. NBA All-Stars

Philippine NT to play vs. NBA All-Stars

Smart Gilas Pilipinas (Philippine NT) is set to play in a charity game against a select group of NBA “All-Stars” this coming July 22-23. The event which is being called “Gilas’…

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…

Samardziski wins arbitration vs Red Star

Samardziski wins arbitration vs Red Star

Macedonian player Predrag Samardziski (215 cm) filed a claim against former team Crvena Zvezda Telekom Beograd (Red Star) at the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT). The big man, who played for…

Intercontinental Cup pits Tel Aviv against Flamengo

Intercontinental Cup pits Tel Aviv against Flamengo

Maccabi Tel Aviv will have the chance to add to is international honours as the Euroleague winners will face off against Flamengo in the 2014 Intercontinental Cup. The game is…

Jordan wins WABA Championship

Jordan wins WABA Championship

Jordan has won the 2014 WABA Championship, the country’s first title at the tournament in nearly a decade. The Jordanians have been in supreme form throughout the West Asia Basketball…

FIBA donates to flood-stricken countries

FIBA donates to flood-stricken countries

In recent days the Balkan countries of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Croatia have experienced terrible flooding, leaving 50 dead and half a million displaced people. Heavy rains resulted in…

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…

Kolossos Rodou sanctioned by FIBA

Kolossos Rodou sanctioned by FIBA

It has been found that Kolossos Rodou (Greece-A1) continues to be in breach of its obligation to honor an award order by the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT). For that reason…

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…

Valladolid sanctioned by FIBA

Valladolid sanctioned by FIBA

FIBA banned Club Baloncesto Valladolid, S.A.D. (Spain-Liga Endesa) from registering new players. The imposition of the ban came after the club continued to be in breach of its obligation to…

Philippines sweeps SEABA U18 tournament

Philippines sweeps SEABA U18 tournament

After their 124-63 rout of Singapore the Philippines U18 National Team completed their sweep of the SEABA U18 Championships.  The tournament was participated in by the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia and…

Albert Schweitzer Tournament update

Albert Schweitzer Tournament update

The ongoing Albert Schweitzer Tournament (AST) 2014 is in full swing and several future basketball stars are stepping up in the heat of the competition. The 16-nation tournament of U18…

Albert Schweitzer Tournament preview

Albert Schweitzer Tournament preview

As international Basketball tournaments go, the Albert Schweitzer Tournament may fly under the radar of some hoops fans. However, for those who like to keep an eye on roots Basketball,…

2014 FIBA World Cup schedule

2014 FIBA World Cup schedule

With the 2014 FIBA World Cup approaching, the match schedule for the tournament has been announced. The eyes of the Basketball world will turn to Spain between August 30th and…

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…

Saric wins 2013 Young Player of the Year

Saric wins 2013 Young Player of the Year

FIBA Europe has named Croatia’s Dario Saric (204 cm) the 2013 Young Men’s Player of the Year. He beat out Kenan Sepahi (198 cm) and Giannis Antekuonmpo (206 cm). The…

Andray Blatche could join Philippine NT

Andray Blatche could join Philippine NT

A congressman from the Philippines has filed two separate bills seeking the naturalization of NBA centers JaVale McGee and Andray Blatche. The Philippines National Basketball Team is looking for a…

2014 Basketball World Cup groups set

2014 Basketball World Cup groups set

FIBA has announced the groupings for the 2014 Basketball World Cup which will be held in Spain this coming August. Madrid, Spain will be the primary venue with games also…

FIBA selects wildcards for 2014 World Cup

FIBA selects wildcards for 2014 World Cup

The four wildcards for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup have been named by FIBA´s Central Board after a meeting in host nation Spain. The teams chosen to be wildcards…

New Zealand gets 2014 funding

New Zealand gets 2014 funding

The New Zealand National Team had good news today as the team known as the Tall Blacks was given substantial funding for 2014, including for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World…

Evgeny Pashutin appointed Russia NT coach

Evgeny Pashutin appointed Russia NT coach

The Russian Basketball Federation has made a decision to shake things up in the national team. They are bringing in Evgeny Pashutin as the new head coach. The 44-year-old Pashutin…

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