Derrick Brown pens with Crvena Zvezda

Derrick Brown pens with Crvena Zvezda

Derrick Brown (203 cm, Xavier’09) will continue his professional basketball career with Crvena Zvezda Beograd (Serbia-KLS) in 2019-20. The Xavier product is coming off a three-season run with 2019 Turkish BSL champions, Anadolu Efes Istanbul (Turkey-BSL). Brown notched 19 games for them under his belt in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague where he averaged 7.2 ppg […]

Josh Mayo signed by Varese

Josh Mayo signed by Varese

Josh Mayo (181 cm, UIC’09) has agreed to terms on a deal to play for Openjobmetis Varese (Italy-Serie A) for the upcoming 2019-20 season. The 31-year-old veteran spent his 2018-19 campaign on the roster of Telekom Baskets Bonn (Germany-BBL). Mayo played 13 games in the Basketball Champions League and averaged 12.9 ppg and 2.8 apg. […]

Thomas Heurtel re-ups with Barcelona

Thomas Heurtel re-ups with Barcelona

FC Barcelona Lassa (Spain-Liga Endesa) has opted to bring back French guard Thomas Heurtel (189 cm) for the upcoming 2019-20 season. Heurtel, who has been a member of the French National Team since 2013, is coming off a successful two-season stint with Barcelona. In the 2018-19 season, he played 35 games for them in the […]

NBA free agency storm on the horizon

NBA free agency storm on the horizon

NBA free agency is set to begin on July 1st, just a few winks away. The league and fans are bubbling with eager anticipation of a perfect storm as multiple big-ticket players are set to become free agents for the 2019-20 season. Many rebuilding NBA teams are chomping at the bit for a shot of […]

ASVEL wins 2019 French Pro A championship

ASVEL wins 2019 French Pro A championship

After a gruelling five-game finals series vs. AS Monaco ASVEL has emerged victorious and are the 2019 French Pro A champions. They came away with a convincing 66-55 win over Monaco in a decisive Game 5 on Tuesday. The last time ASVEL stood atop of the winners’ podium was in 2016, so it’s a sweet […]

International players dominate 2019 NBA Awards

International players dominate 2019 NBA Awards

The 2019 NBA Awards were announced on Monday in the U.S. and it appears that international players took center .stage on this prestigious night. Most Valuable Player Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, nicknamed the “Greek Freak” for his freaky athleticism and amazing basketball talent took home the Most Valuable Player Award. He beat out Houston’s […]

Bayern Munich celebrates 2019 German League title

Bayern Munich celebrates 2019 German League title

FC Bayern Munich completed a three-game sweep of their finals series versus ALBA Berlin on Sunday to repeat as German League champions. They successfully completed a 93-85 victory over their guests at Audi Dome in overtime. ALBA came to play hard in this must-win game and led with double figures for most of the contest. […]

2019 NBA Draft: Duke stars highlight Top-3 picks

2019 NBA Draft: Duke stars highlight Top-3 picks

There were no surprises among the top-3 picks ien the 2019 NBA Draft. An appreciative and emotional Zion Williamson (Duke) was selected first overall by the New Orleans Pelicans. He was pretty much the consensus top draft prospect ever since he declared for the NBA Draft. His stellar performance with Duke in 2018-19 was enough […]