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2014 Centrobasket semis decided

2014 Centrobasket semis decided

Group A and Group B in the 2014 Centrobasket have wrapped and the semi-final stage of the competition has been set. The teams progressing to the final four are Mexico…

Centrobasket: Four teams remain unbeaten

Centrobasket: Four teams remain unbeaten

After four days of preliminary round action four teams have initially distanced themselves from the rest of the pack at the 2014 Centrobasket tournament. Four teams remain undefeated so far…

Durand Scott added by Maccabi Tel-Aviv

Durand Scott added by Maccabi Tel-Aviv

2014 Turkish Airlines Euroleague champions Maccabi Electra Tel-Aviv (Israel-Winner League) are bringing in Durand Scott (196 cm, Miami, Florida’13) this 2014-15. The 24-year-old Scott is a Jamaican-American who was recently…

Uter pens with Ponce

Uter pens with Ponce

Adrian Uter (200 cm, Hofstra’06) will return to Puerto Rico this summer to play for BSN franchise Leones de Ponce. It will be the power forwards second stint in the…

Anderson wins arbitration vs. Buducnost

Anderson wins arbitration vs. Buducnost

Jermaine Anderson (188 cm, Fordham’06) has sought arbitration from the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT) versus his former team, KK Buducnost Voli. Anderson is a Canadian-Jamaican guard who currently plays for…

Ronald Yates to Geneve Lions

Ronald Yates to Geneve Lions

The Lions de Geneve from Switzerland’s LNA have acquired the services of Jamaican-American player Ronald Yates (201 cm, St. Peter’s’05) for 2013-14. Yates is making the move after playing the…

Corey Williams to play for Hoops Club

Corey Williams to play for Hoops Club

Corey Williams (191 cm, Alabama State’98) is headed back to Lebanon this 2013-14 season as he signs with Hoops Club (Division A). Williams began the season with Duhok from Iraq’s…

Omari Johnson lands with BdR Valladolid

Omari Johnson lands with BdR Valladolid

Spanish Liga Endesa team Blancos de Rueda Valladolid has added Jamaican-American player Omari Johnson (205 cm, Oregon State’11) for 2013-14. The Kingston-born Johnson began his 2012-13 season with the Canton…

Jerome Jordan to play for Bologna

Jerome Jordan to play for Bologna

Former NBA player Jerome Jordan (213 cm, Tulsa’10) has signed a deal to play for Granarolo Bologna from Italy’s SerieA this 2013-14 season. The Jamaican big man began the 2012-13…

FIBA Americas: Four teams set for 2014 World Cup

FIBA Americas: Four teams set for 2014 World Cup

After some grueling games, stunning upsets and heartbreaking results, four nations have emerged from the 2013 FIBA Americas tournament as representatives of the continent to the 2014 Basketball World Cup.…

FIBA Americas: Who can stop Puerto Rico?

FIBA Americas: Who can stop Puerto Rico?

It’s Day 6 of the FIBA Americas and the first games of the second stage of the competition are done. Puerto Rico doesn’t show any signs of wavering as they…

Corey Williams, new addition for Duhok

Corey Williams, new addition for Duhok

Corey Williams (191 cm, Alabama State’98) will get a shot at Iraqi basketball as he joins Duhok basketball team (D1) this 2013-14 season. The veteran Williams, who goes by the…

FIBA Americas: Preliminary round is done

FIBA Americas: Preliminary round is done

The preliminary rounds of the FIBA Americas 2013 are now in the books. Canada, Jamaica, Argentina and the Dominican Republic all came away with victories in their final matches for…

FIBA Americas: Puerto Rico finishes perfect R1

FIBA Americas: Puerto Rico finishes perfect R1

As the 2013 FIBA Americas Championship moves into the final day of Round 1, Group A’s leader has already been established. Puerto Rico finished their fourth and final contest of…

Corey Muirhead extends with BK Pardubice

Corey Muirhead extends with BK Pardubice

Corey Muirhead (197 cm, Western Carolina’06) is set to play his third season for BK JIP Pardubice (Czech Republic-NBL) this 2013-14 season. The 30-year-old Jamaican-born Muirhead also holds a Canadian…

Samardo Samuels joins EA7 Armani

Samardo Samuels joins EA7 Armani

Former Cleveland Cavalier Samardo Samuels (206 cm, Louisville’10) has been added by EA7 Emporio Armani Milano from Italy’s SerieA. The Jamaican will join the Italian club this 2013-14 season. Samuels…

Adrian Uter agrees terms with Cantu

Adrian Uter agrees terms with Cantu

Adrian Uter (200 cm, Hofstra’06) has been added to the roster of FoxTown Cantu (Italy Serie A) and the Jamaican will play in Europe again during the upcoming season. Uter…

Ryan Reid stays with Chorale de Roanne

Ryan Reid stays with Chorale de Roanne

Ryan Reid (203 cm, Florida State’10) will playing one more season with Chorale de Roanne Basket from France’s ProA. The American player who has roots in Jamaica, had his contract…

Sherman Gay returns to Fos Quest

Sherman Gay returns to Fos Quest

Sherman Gay (201 cm, Loyola Mary’04) has been brought back to the roster at Fos Quest (France, ProB) after he previously played for the club for three seasons. The power…

Mugabe Thomas added by Tijuana

Mugabe Thomas added by Tijuana

Zonkeys de Tijuana from Mexico’s CIBACOPA have recently added Jamaican player, Mugabe Thomas (193 cm, Cedarville’06) to their roster. Thomas has already played two games for Tijuana and produced early…

Samardo Samuels joins Hapoel Jerusalem

Samardo Samuels joins Hapoel Jerusalem

Samardo Samuels (206 cm, Louisville’10) has signed with Israeli team Hapoel Jerusalem of the Winner League. Jamaican born Samuels has been playing with the Reno Bighorns in the D-League (USA)…

Kimani Ffriend jailed and charged with manslaughter

Kimani Ffriend jailed and charged with manslaughter

Kimani Ffriend (211 cm, Nebraska, born 1977 in Jamaica) has been charged with manslaughter in Serbia and is held in custody in Belgrade. Around 04.30 in the morning Ffriend was…

Metalac and Kimani Ffriend part ways

Metalac and Kimani Ffriend part ways

Serbian team Metalac Valjevo and Jamaican big man Kimani Ffriend (211 cm, Nebraska’01) have split ways. In the three Serbian league games that he played for Metalac, Ffriend averaged 6.7…

Kimani Ffriend signs with Valjevo

Kimani Ffriend signs with Valjevo

Kimani Ffriend (211 cm, Nebraska’01) has signed in Serbia with Metalac Valjevo. To many this may come as a surprise move for a player who last season played in the…

Dominican Republic wins 2012 Centrobasket

Final Dominican Republic – Puerto Rico 80-72 Dominican Republic wins 2012 Centrobasket in Jose Miguel Agrelot coliseum in Hato Rey. The team overcame the hosts of the tournament in the…