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Eurochallenge quarter final stage begins

Eurochallenge quarter final stage begins

The Eurochallenge quarter-final stage is underway as four games took place on Tuesday evening. The round opened with plenty of drama on the court as the teams vie for a…

Pete Mickeal continues career at Santurce

Pete Mickeal continues career at Santurce

Pete Mickeal (199 cm, Cincinnati’00) will be playing for Cangrejeros de Santurce (Puerto Rico-BSN) this 2013-14 season. The long-time veteran of Spain’s Liga Endesa was originally set to retire from…

Euroleague Top 16 Round 8, recap

Euroleague Top 16 Round 8, recap

The second half of the Top 16 is underway in the Euroleague and Round 8 proved a typically exciting week of games. Hoops fans across the continent were treated to…

Lazaros Papadopoulos to CB Canarias

Lazaros Papadopoulos to CB Canarias

CB Canarias Tenerife (Spain-Liga Endesa) has landed Lazaros Papadopoulos (210 cm). The Russian-born Greek big man was a former member of the Greek National Team from 2000 to 2007. In…

Copa del Rey: Madrid reaches Semifinals

Copa del Rey: Madrid reaches Semifinals

The Spanish Copa del Rey Final Eight weekend got underway tonight as Real Madrid crushed Herbalife Gran Canaria 83-60 to book a place in Saturday´s Semifinals. Los Blancos continued where…

VTB League: Khimky stuns CSKA with late three

VTB League: Khimky stuns CSKA with late three

There were only two games on tap in the VTB League this Sunday, but fans were not short-changed as far as action was concerned. CSKA Moscow (11-2) lost to undefeated…

Eurocup: Nanterre remains unbeaten

Eurocup: Nanterre remains unbeaten

JSF Nanterre remained unblemished in the Eurocup Last 32 as the French club opened Round 3 with a home win over Ratiopharm Ulm. Indeed, it was an evening of home…

Olympiacos falls to first defeat

Olympiacos falls to first defeat

Round 11 of the Greek A1 took place on December 29th and the round saw Olympiacos lose their first game of the season. The current two time Euroleague champions have…

Jeff Greer heads to Poitiers

Jeff Greer heads to Poitiers

Jeff Greer (196 cm, Rutgers’01) has been signed by Union Poitiers Basket 86 from France’s ProB league. Greer is an American player who also holds a passport from the Dominican…

Aaron Harper returns to France

Aaron Harper returns to France

Aaron Harper (199 cm, Mississippi´04) will return to the French ProA this season to play for Elan Bearnais Pau-Lacq-Orthez. The swingman has experienced the league before when he played for…

Euroleague: Maccabi Tel Aviv falls to Laboral

Euroleague: Maccabi Tel Aviv falls to Laboral

On Day 2 of Week 1 in Euroleague competition it was battles to the wire across the league as five of the seven matches came down to seven or fewer…

Israel: Maccabi Electra wins League Cup

Israel: Maccabi Electra wins League Cup

For the fourth consecutive year and the fifth time in seven years, Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv has won the Israel Basketball League’s pre-season tournament, currently call the Chance Cup, sponsored…

Euroleague QR: Lietuvos Rytas to face Ostend

Euroleague QR: Lietuvos Rytas to face Ostend

Euroleague Group D is one step closer to having it’s sixth member as host club Lietuvos Rytas beat EWE Oldenburg 99:87, and Telenet Ostend defeated Banvit Bandirma 82:80 on Thursday…

Rixos Cup 6: Besiktas, Olympiacos take Game 1

Rixos Cup 6: Besiktas, Olympiacos take Game 1

The Sixth Annual Rixos Cup tipped off in Istanbul on Tuesday with the first two games of the preliminary round. In the annual pre-season tip-off competition, the Rixos Cup features…

Chad Barnes moves back to BK Kolin

Chad Barnes moves back to BK Kolin

Chadwell-Ferrell Barnes (191 cm, New Orleans’05), or Chad Barnes for short, is playing for a different Czech Republic team this 2013-14. Barnes will be suiting up for BK Kolin (NBL)…

EuroBasket 2013: A little bit of everything on Day 1

EuroBasket 2013: A little bit of everything on Day 1

Day 1 one of EuroBasket 2013 finally tipped off and to reward hoops fans that have waited nearly a year since the draws were presented the competition was intense, surprising,…

AfroBasket 2013 tips off in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

AfroBasket 2013 tips off in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

AfroBasket 2013 tipped off on Tuesday with four games to start the African qualifier for the FIBA World Cup 2014. The top three teams will advance to Spain 2014 from…

EuroBasket 2015: Bulgaria qualifies for semifinals

EuroBasket 2015: Bulgaria qualifies for semifinals

After a huge third quarter and then fighting off a last minute comeback, Bulgaria grabbed the first seat in the semifinals of the EuroBasket 2015 Qualifier with an 81:79 Group…

FIBA Asia: Final day of R2 to determine QFs

FIBA Asia: Final day of R2 to determine QFs

As the penultimate day of Round 2 in the FIBA Asia Championships wrapped up on Tuesday, the final spots in the quarterfinals were set to be determined on the final…

EuroBasket 2015: 1st qualifier tips off Thursday

EuroBasket 2015: 1st qualifier tips off Thursday

With EuroBasket 2013 set to tip off in just over 34 days, 13 clubs that are not participating in this year’s event are set to begin their quest for inclusion…

EuroBasket 2013: FIBA Europe’s Power Rankings

EuroBasket 2013: FIBA Europe’s Power Rankings

As the countdown to EuroBasket 2013 gets closer to nil, the 24 National teams that have qualified for the event are working at solidifying their rosters, while also getting in…

FIBA Men U20: Group F shocks Group E in QFs

FIBA Men U20: Group F shocks Group E in QFs

The clubs coming out of Group F dominated the Quarterfinals in the FIBA Men U20 European Championships as each of the four clubs won their matches on Friday sending all…

Euroleague: Georgios Bartzokas named top coach

Euroleague: Georgios Bartzokas named top coach

In a vote of the Euroleague coaches, Georgios Bartzokas of Olympiacos Piraeus was awarded the 2012-13 Alexander Gomelskiy Trophy as the Euroleague’s coach of the year. Georgios Bartzokas – Euroleague…

Benas Veikalas stays with Telekom Baskets

Benas Veikalas stays with Telekom Baskets

Benas Veikalas (192 cm, Metro State’07) will be remaining with Telekom Baskets Bonn from Germany’s BBL for two more seasons. The Lithuanian joined the German team in 2011. In 2012-13…

Turkey takes 2013 Mediterranean Games Gold

Turkey takes 2013 Mediterranean Games Gold

The host country Turkey earned themselves 2013 Mediterranean Games Gold medals on the hardwood on Tuesday with a 17-point win over Serbia, 79:62. Turkey went undefeated in the competition with…

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