Shamari Spears returns to London Lightning

Shamari Spears returns to London Lightning

Shamari Spears (198 cm, Charlotte’11) is returning to the London Lightning from Canada’s NBL. He started off the 2012-13 season playing for the Lightning, but moved to Instituto Profesional Virginio Gomez from Chile’s DIMAYOR League. In the 2011-12 season, Spears averaged 13.2 ppg and 4.1 rpg for the Lightning in 38 games. In 2012 the […]

Alex Okafor signs with Union Rennes Basket 35

Alex Okafor signs with Union Rennes Basket 35

Union Rennes Basket 35 from France’s NM1 has signed 26-year-old Alex Okafor (202 cm, Princeton’08). Okafor played for the Bay Area Matrix from the USA’s ABA in the 2010-11 season. There, he averaged 18.0 ppg and 9.0 rpg as a member of the team’s starting five. In 2011 the team was the Regional Champion. That […]

Michael Sweetney stays with Vaqueros de Bayamon

Michael Sweetney stays with Vaqueros de Bayamon

Michael Sweetney (203 cm, Georgetown’03) has signed another contract to play for Vaqueros de Bayamon from Puerto Rico’s BSN. This will be his second season for Bayamon. In the 2012 season he averaged 13.1 ppg and 8.1 rpg in 45 games for them. Sweetney recently lost weight and the loss was one of the conditions […]

Masse Doumbe signs with VAP Kolossos

Masse Doumbe signs with VAP Kolossos

Masse Doumbe (203 cm, Northwood Fl’12) has been signed by VAP Kolossos Rodou from Greece’s A1 League. The 26-year-old, French-born Doumbe averaged 19.2 ppg and 9.8 rpg in his senior year at Northwood. In 2012 he was awarded All-NAIA Division 2 Honorable Mention, while he was part of Northwood as they were NAIA D2 Finalists. […]

Ronnie Moss added by Koopspor

Ronnie Moss added by Koopspor

Ronnie Moss (187 cm, Texas Wesleyan’12) has been added by Cyprus’ Koopspor basketball team (Turkish part, North League).  The 25-year-old was drafted by the NBA D-League’s Eerie Bay Hawks in the fifth round (76th overall) in the 2012 draft. Moss spent the first three years of college playing for TCU. During the 2009-10 season he […]

Andrej Urlep to coach Energa Czarni

Andrej Urlep to coach Energa Czarni

Energa Czarni Slupsk from Poland’s TBL has decided to shake things up in their coaching staff. They are parting ways with Linartas Marius and are hiring Andrej Urlep. The 65-year-old Slovenian coach has been coaching various teams in Poland since the late 90s. He coached AZS Koszalin (Poland-TBL) in the 2011-12 season after being hired […]

Licher Basket Baeren keeps Jermale Jones

Licher Basket Baeren keeps Jermale Jones

Licher Basket Baeren from Germany’s Pro B league has decided to retain the services of Jermale Jones (186 cm, Tuskegee’09) for the rest of the season. Jones initially signed a temporary deal with the team in September 2012 where he replaced Willis Gardner (1.85m, Colorado St.’09). Jones went on to play 16 games for Licher […]