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Brady Heslip pens with AV Cantu

Brady Heslip pens with AV Cantu

Brady Heslip (188 cm, Baylor’14) will continue his professional career this 2015/16 with Acqua Vitasnella Cantu (Italy-Serie A). Heslip is a Canadian player who has been a member of the…

Hernst Laroche signed by Sopron KC

Hernst Laroche signed by Sopron KC

Hernst Laroche (185 cm, New Mexico State’12) will be reinforcing the backcourt of Sopron KC (Hungary-A Division) this coming 2015/16. Laroche is a 26-year-old Canadian player who spent his 2014/15…

Leones de Ponce wins consecutive BSN title

Leones de Ponce wins consecutive BSN title

Leones de Ponce defended its position as the best team in the Puerto Rico BSN by defeating Capitanes de Arecibo for the title. A 70-67 victory in Ponce was enough…

Tijuana repeats to win CIBACOPA

Tijuana repeats to win CIBACOPA

The Mexican CIBACOPA league went right down to the wire as Zonkeys de Tijuana defeated Nogales in the decisive seventh game of the title series. The 56-80 success came on…

Carlos Arroyo inks with Barcelona

Carlos Arroyo inks with Barcelona

Carlos Arroyo (188 cm, Florida International’01) has been tabbed by Spanish giant FC Barcelona (Liga Endesa and Euroleague) for the 2015/2016 season. The ex-Puerto Rican international is officially at veteran…

Mexican CIBACOPA final goes to decider

Mexican CIBACOPA final goes to decider

The Mexican CIBACOPA season will go down a final and decisive finals series contest after Nogales defeated Tijuana 104-99 after a tense overtime period. The victory ensured the home team…

Eulis Baez renews with Gran Canaria 2014

Eulis Baez renews with Gran Canaria 2014

Eulis Baez (201 cm, Western Illinois’05) will remain with Herbalife Gran Canaria 2014 (Spain-Liga Endesa) through the 2015/16 season. Eulis is a player from the Dominican Republic who was a…

Puerto Rico BSN: Ponce one step closer to title

Puerto Rico BSN: Ponce one step closer to title

Leones de Ponce stunned Capitanes of Arecibo in Game 5 of the Puerto Rico BSN finals series to take charge of the championship decider. An 81-91 victory on the road…

Tony Bishop to Eisbaeren Bremerhaven

Tony Bishop to Eisbaeren Bremerhaven

German Bundesliga club Eisbaeren Bremerhaven has reached an agreement with Panamanian player Tony Bishop (201 cm, Texas State’11) this 2015/16. This season will be Tony’s first run playing in Germany for…

NBL franchise Halifax Rainmen could be saved

NBL franchise Halifax Rainmen could be saved

While the NBL plays second fiddle to ice hockey in Canada, Basketball is still an important part of the community in some provinces. Take Nova Scotia for example, where the…

Evaldas Zabas headed to TU/Rock

Evaldas Zabas headed to TU/Rock

Evaldas Zabas (188 cm) has agreed to terms with Estonian club Tartu Ulikool/Rock (Alexela KML) and will be joining them this 2015/16. He is a 27-year-old Canadian-Lithuanian player who was…

Samardo Samuels headed to Barcelona

Samardo Samuels headed to Barcelona

FC Barcelona (Spain-Liga Endesa) has agreed to terms with Jamaican forward Samardo Samuels (206 cm, Louiville’10) and will be adding him to their roster this 2015/16. The 36-year-old Samuels has…

Jevohn Shepherd pens with Varese

Jevohn Shepherd pens with Varese

Openjobmetis Varese (Italy-Serie A) has landed Jevohn Shepherd (196 cm, Michigan’09) to reinforce their roster this 2015/16. Jevohn is a 29-year-old Canadian-Jamaican player who has been a member of the…

Jeleel Akindele joins Metros de Santiago

Jeleel Akindele joins Metros de Santiago

The Metros de Santiago (Dominican Republic-LNB) have added Nigerian big man Jeleel Akindele (216 cm, Chicago State’05) for their trip to LNB Finals this 2015. Akindele has already committed to Yesilgiresun…

Edgar Sosa brought back by Sassari

Edgar Sosa brought back by Sassari

2015 Italian Serie A champions Banco di Sardegna Sassari have decided to bring back Dominican player Edgar Sosa (190 cm, Louisville’10) this 2015/16. Sosa played 10 games for them in the…

Halifax Rainmen file for Bankruptcy

Halifax Rainmen file for Bankruptcy

The ownership of the Halifax Rainmen from Canada’s NBL has filed for bankcruptcy. It’s a bitter end to an already sour 2014/15 season for the franchise. The team, which joined…

Carl Elliott joins Soles de Santo Domingo

Carl Elliott joins Soles de Santo Domingo

Carl Elliott (193 cm, George Washinton’07) is a recent addition to the roster of Soles de Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic-LNB) this 2015. The 32-year-old veteran is moving there from Crocodilos…

Ross Bekkering retained by Groningen

Ross Bekkering retained by Groningen

Donar Groningen (Netherlands-Eredivisie) has retained the services of Canadian player, Ross Bekkering (203 cm) for yet another season this  2015. Bekkering has been with Groningen since 2013, but has played…

2015 FIBA U19 World Championship, semi’s set

2015 FIBA U19 World Championship, semi’s set

The final four nations of the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship have been decided after the USA, Croatia, Turkey, and tournament hosts Greece swept into the semi-finals. The group stages…

U19 World Championships, Q/F stage locked

U19 World Championships, Q/F stage locked

The eighth finals of the U19 World Championships threw up a few surprises as the nations to contest the quarter-finals were locked. The biggest shock came as Australia downed Serbia…

Khem Birch to play for Usak

Khem Birch to play for Usak

Khem Birch (208 cm, UNLV’14) is now a new member of Usak Sportlif (Turkey-TBL) and will be joining the team for the 2015/16 season. Khem is a 22-year-old Canadian player…

Devin Sweetney to Huracanes del Atlantico

Devin Sweetney to Huracanes del Atlantico

Devin Sweetney (198 cm, St. Francis’10) has been picked up by the Huracanes del Atlantico (Dominican Republic-LNB) this 2015. Sweetney spent his 2014/15 season playing for a couple of teams…

U19 World Championships, groups decided

U19 World Championships, groups decided

The group phase of the 2015 U19 World Championships has come to a close and the nations holding berths to the next round have been decided. There are few surprises…

2015 FIBA U19, Day 2 recap

2015 FIBA U19, Day 2 recap

Day 2 of the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship saw some of the tournament favourites consolidate their positions in the group stages. However, it was yet another day of enthralling…

Sefton Barrett back with KTP Basket

Sefton Barrett back with KTP Basket

KTP Basket Kotka (Finland-Korisliiga) is bringing back Canadian import Sefton Barrett (196 cm, Central Michigan’07) for the 2015/16 season. Barrett previously played two seasons for KTP Basket from 2012 to…

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