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FIBA Americas: Canada and Dominican Republic open accounts

FIBA Americas: Canada and Dominican Republic open accounts

After slumping to a Luca Scola inspired Argentina yesterday Canada kick started its FIBA Americas tournament with a crushing 59-101 victory over Cuba. The win handed the Canadians their first…

FIBA Americas: Argentina wins second contest

FIBA Americas: Argentina wins second contest

Argentina went two for two in Mexico during day 2 of the 2015 edition of the FIBA Americas tournament, beating Canada 87-94. The victory pushed Argentina to the top of…

FIBA Americas 2015 Day 1 Recap

FIBA Americas 2015 Day 1 Recap

The FIBA Americas 2015 tournament is underway. At stake, aside from national pride, are two berths to the basketball competition at the 2016 Olympic Games. Eight of the 10 participating…

Nigeria wins Afrobasket 2015, Rio Bound

Nigeria wins Afrobasket 2015, Rio Bound

Nigeria wins Afrobasket 2015 after defeating Angola 74-65 in the Finals. As the African champions, Nigeria qualifies for the 2016 Olympic Games which will be held in Rio de Janeiro,…

Greece wins Acropolis Cup

Greece wins Acropolis Cup

Greece will be heading to EuroBasket 2015 with the taste of trophy success after the team defeated Lithuania to win the Acropolis Cup. The warm up tournament for the European…

EuroBasket 2015: warm up recap

EuroBasket 2015: warm up recap

With EuroBasket 2015 just around the corner the 24 competing nations are continuing to ready themselves for the 39th edition of the competition. The big tip off will be happening…

Croatia wins opening for EuroBasket warmup

Croatia wins opening for EuroBasket warmup

Croatia has been hot form through the summer winning six out of six friendlies as the country prepares for an assault on the gold medal at the 2015 EuroBasket tournament…

Spain wins big in EuroBasket warm up despite injury to three players

Spain wins big in EuroBasket warm up despite injury to three players

Spain continued its preparations for the 2015 European Championships by gunning down Macedonia 88-54 in a good display. With just ten days until the big opening tip off, Spain is…

Marchand Cup, Canada and Puerto Rico win

Marchand Cup, Canada and Puerto Rico win

Day 2 of the 2015 Marchand Continental Cup organized by FIBA Americas saw Canada and Puerto Rico collect victories, both nations remaining undefeated after two contests. The Canadians got the…

Germany Claims ERGO Supercup Title

Germany Claims ERGO Supercup Title

Hamburg, Germany – The German national team road three straight victories to win the ERGO Supercup, a friendly tournament which served as a warm-up for the upcoming Eurobasket 2015. Germany…

Tony Parker Leads France over Belgium, 74-72

Tony Parker Leads France over Belgium, 74-72

Saint-Quentin, France – Tony Parker helped lead the French national team in a tight 74-72 win over Belgium in a warm-up game for the upcoming Eurobasket 2015. France is one…

Estonia gets EuroBasket preparations back on track

Estonia gets EuroBasket preparations back on track

Estonia enjoyed the comforts of home to open the Toyota Tallinn 4 Nations Cup and recorded a cruising 85-65 win over Iceland. The win gave the Estonians a major boost…

Croatia marches on at International Huawei Cup

Croatia marches on at International Huawei Cup

A mouth-watering clash took place between Croatia and Lithuania at the International Huawei Cup, with both nations with an eye on the 2015 EuroBasket next month. The contest was set…

Croatia see off Turkey in Huawei Cup

Croatia see off Turkey in Huawei Cup

Croatia stayed perfect in its preparations for the upcoming 2015 European Championships with a 74-66 victory over Turkey. The win also maintained the Croatians’ progress in the 2015 International Huawei…

Lithuania Surging in Huawei Cup

Lithuania Surging in Huawei Cup

Lithuania continues its excellent play as it prepares for Eurobasket 2015. So far, they have been dominant in the Huawei Cup in Kaunas and have yet to face defeat. Despite being…

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.…

Italy and Georgia in Tbilisi Cup Finals

Italy and Georgia in Tbilisi Cup Finals

Italy and Georgia are set to lock horns in the Finals of the Tbilisi Cup this weekend. This is yet another friendly tournament aimed at getting various European national teams…

Bosnia and Herzegovina wins U16 European Championships

Bosnia and Herzegovina wins U16 European Championships

Bosnia and Herzegovina has made history by winning the 2015 FIBA U16 European Championships, opening a new chapter in the sporting history of a whole nation. This was the first…

U16 European Championship, here’s the last four

U16 European Championship, here’s the last four

The Quarterfinals of the U16 European Championship have been completed and the semi-final picture for the tournament in Lithuania is finished. Reigning champions France are down and out after tasting…

FIBA U16 European Quarterfinal preview

FIBA U16 European Quarterfinal preview

The last eight nations are lining up for the FIBA U16 European Quarterfinal as the search for a 2015 European champion continues, but who will get gold? There are even…

2015 U16 European Championship, Quarterfinals set

2015 U16 European Championship, Quarterfinals set

The Quarterfinals of the 2015 U16 European Championship are locked after Groups E and F finished on Wednesday in Kaunas, Lithuania. France, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, Spain, Finland, Turkey, Lithuania,…

U16 European Championship, Second Stage roundup

U16 European Championship, Second Stage roundup

Day 2 of the Second Stage at the U16 European Championship provided more nations moving forward to the Quarterfinals. Turkey, Spain, and Lithuania are through from Group E, while Germany…

2015 U16 European Championship: 3 Teams Unbeaten

2015 U16 European Championship: 3 Teams Unbeaten

Kaunas, Lithuania – Action in the 2015 U16 European Championship is heating up in the second stage, with only three teams sporting unbeaten records. Turkey, Lithuania, and Finland are all…

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…

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