Capitanes Ciudad de Mexico will be the first G League team outside the USA and Canada. It has been speculated and rumored for years. Now the NBA finally made it official last month during its annual NBA Mexico City Games. The NBA will finally have a team in Mexico, the largest market in Latin America… […]
For the first time ever, the FIBA World Cup format included a staggering 32 teams in the 2019 final phase. They came from FIBA’s five regions. In the end, the Marc Gasol-lead Spanish squad reigned supreme in China, beating out tournament surprise and fan-favorite Argentina to secure Spains's second World Cup title.
Isn’t 32 teams a bit too much? That depends on how you look at it. FIBA has 213 national federation members. Some simple math tells us that 15% of them qualified for the World Cup. That’s three out of every 20 teams. That percentage is on par with other similar international competitions, but low compared […]