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  1. World Cup - Results and Stats from Day 3 in Spain

    Gorgui Dieng
    Gorgui Dieng
    Group A Brazil - Spain 63-82 Spain rallied to an easy victory over Brazil to wrap up the third day of action at the 2014 World Cup. Pau Gasol (213-F/C-80) stepped up with 26 points and 9 rebounds to steer the hosts to the third consecutive victory. Spain set the tone in the starting quarter. They unleashed 30 points in the frame to open a 16-point lead. Brazil cut the deficit in the second quarter. The Latin American team stiffened defensively and pulled within 13 points at halftime...


  2. Spain - 2014 World Cup: Spain roll past Brazil

    Pau Gasol
    Pau Gasol
    Spain - Brazil 82:63 Spain rallied to an easy victory over Brazil to wrap up the third day of action at the 2014 World Cup. Pau Gasol (213-F/C-80) stepped up with 26 points and 9 rebounds to steer the hosts to the third consecutive victory. Spain set the tone in the starting quarter. They unleashed 30 points in the frame to open a 16-point lead. Brazil cut the deficit in the second quarter. The Latin American team stiffened defensively and pulled within 13 points at halftime 32...


  3. Greece - 2014 World Cup: Greece outscore Puerto Rico for third straight victory

    Nikolaos<br>Zisis<br>
    Nikolaos
    Zisis
    Greece - Puerto Rico 90:79 Greece clinched the third consecutive victory at the World Cup. The Hellenes held off Puerto Rico to remain undefeated in Group B. Nikolaos Zisis (197-G-83) scored 19 points to lead the winners. Greece eked out a 20:19 lead after the starting quarter. Puerto Rico struggled to keep up with Greece in the second frame. They lacked offensive power with Carlos Arroyo missing the game because of the injury. Greece stretched the lead to as many as 8 points a...


  4. Serbia - 2014 World Cup: Serbia prevail against Iran

    Nemanja<br>Bjelica<br>
    Nemanja
    Bjelica
    Serbia - Iran 83:70 Serbia recovered well after a bitter loss to France on Sunday and edged Iran for the second win in Group A today. Nemanja Bjelica (209-SF-88, agency: Interperformances) scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to pace the winners. Iran suffered the third straight defeat in Spain. Serbia eked out a 21:18 lead after ten minutes of action. They maintained the lead throughout the second quarter. The European team arrived at the interval up by 4 points 42:38. But...


  5. Eurocup - Mike Moser agreed terms with Lietuvos rytas

    Mike Moser
    Mike Moser
    Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius (LKL) inked 24-year old American forward Mike Moser (203-95kg-90). He just graduated from Oregon (NCAA). In 32 games he recorded 13.8ppg, 7.9rpg, 1.7apg and 1.1spg last season. A very good year in his career as he was voted to All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention. The previous (12-13) season Moser played at the University of Nevada - Las Vegas in Mountain West Conference in the NCAA. In 29 games he averaged 7.1ppg, 6.2rpg and 1.3apg in 2012-13 season. He helped them to m...


  6. France - 2014 World Cup: France cruise past Egypt

    Joffrey<br>Lauvergne<br>
    Joffrey
    Lauvergne
    France - Egypt 94:55 France left their narrow opening loss to Brazil behind and registered the second straight win at the World Cup. The European champions knocked down Egypt to gain 2-1 record in Group A. Joffrey Lauvergne (210-PF-91, agency: Beo Basket) scored 12 points and grabbed 7 rebounds to pace the winners. Les Bleus earned a 23:15 lead after the opening frame. France went on a 26:11 run in the second period to pile up a 49:26 halftime lead. France stretched the gap in...


  7. Baltic League - Siauliai inks Ryan Olander

    Ryan Olander
    Ryan Olander
    BC Siauliai (LKL) agreed terms with 24-year old American center Ryan Olander (213-108kg-90, college: Fairfield). He played last season at Lietkabelis (LKL). In 31 games he had 11.1ppg and 6.0rpg. Quite impressive season as he was named to Lithuanian League All-Star Game. Olander also played 13 games in Baltic League where he recorded 8.3ppg and 6.1rpg. It was another spectacular season as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-Baltic League Honorable Mention. He ended the previous (2012-13) s...


  8. Russia - Kennedy signs at Krasny Oktyabr, ex Hapoel Holon

    D.J. Kennedy
    D.J. Kennedy
    Krasny Oktyabr Volgograd (VTB) agreed terms with 25-year old American swingman D.J. Kennedy (198-98kg-89, college: St.John's). It is actually his comeback to Volgograd as he played here before. Kennedy played last season at Hapoel Holon in Israeli Winner League. In 19 games he had 12.1ppg, 6.1rpg, 1.9apg and 1.3spg. He also spent pre-season at Krasny Oktyabr that year. Kennedy was also tried-out by Gravelines-Dunkerque in French league. In four Eurocup games he recorded 11.0ppg, 3.0rpg an...


  9. Italy - Tuscany Pistoia adds Czerapowicz to their roster

    Chris<br>Czerapowicz<br>
    Chris
    Czerapowicz
    Giorgio Tesi Group Pistoia (Serie A) added to their roster 23-year old Swedish ex-international guard Chris Czerapowicz (201-91kg-91, agency: Two Points). He just graduated from Davidson (NCAA). In 30 games he recorded 8.2ppg and 4.3rpg last season. He helped them to win the regular season and make it to the semifinals. As mentioned above Czerapowicz is just out of the college and it will be his first season as a pro. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others his col...


  10. Germany - The Fraport Skyliners Haul In Pure Sharp Shooter Sean Armand

    Sean Armand
    Sean Armand
    The Fraport Skyliners already displayed their knack for bringing in solid rookie guards last season with Ramon Galloway and Jarred Dubois and continue this trend this season bringing in Sean Armand (196-G-91) who got a one year deal with an option for a second.. Armand is a 23 year old 196cm shooting guard from Brooklyn, New York that played four years at Iona. He is a pure scorer with one of the purest shooting touches on the roster when he was at Iona. If fans are still moping around...


  11. Italy - Valtellina Basketball Circuit 2014 schedule

    Sean Armand
    Sean Armand
    Everything is set for the 2014 edition of the famous Valtellina Basketball Circuit, the preseason tournament held in Bormio that involves a lot of Italian elite Serie A teams competing against each other and against teams coming from all over Europe. The games schedule is below and may be subject to change: LUNED 1 ORE 18.00 Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul vs AS Monaco Basket MARTED 2 ORE 17.30 AS Monaco Basket vs Pallacanestro Mantovana ORE 19.30 Darussafaka Dogus Istanbu...


  12. Italy - Ayers inks at Enel Brindisi at the beginning of his pro career

    Cameron<br>Ayers<br>
    Cameron
    Ayers
    Enel Basket Brindisi (Serie A) added to their roster 23-year old American guard Cameron Ayers (196-93kg-91). Ayers just graduated from Bucknell (NCAA). In 29 games he recorded very impressive stats: 15.1ppg, 4.6rpg and 1.4apg last season. A very spectacular year in his career as he was selected All-Patriot League Player of the Year and voted to All-Patriot League 1st Team and voted to NABC Division I All-District 13 2nd Team.As mentioned above he is just out of the college and it will be...


  13. Spain - Jacobo Diaz is a newcomer at Canarias Basketball Academy

    Jacobo Diaz
    Jacobo Diaz
    Canarias Basketball Academy (1 Div.) strengthened their roster with addition of 18-year old forward Jacobo Diaz (195-96). He played most recently at Tuenti Movil Estudiantes Madrid B in Spanish EBA league. In 10 games he recorded 3.8ppg and 1


  14. Spain - Pablo Bayle signs at Meridiano

    Pablo Bayle
    Pablo Bayle
    CC Meridiano Santa Cruz (EBA) landed 27-year old guard Pablo Bayle (190-87). He played most recently at Caceres Patrimonio de la Humanidad (LEB Silver). But in 17 games he averaged just 1.9ppg last season. He helped them to make it to the semifinals


  15. Greece - Trikalla inks Alex Varitimiadis

    Pablo Bayle
    Pablo Bayle
    Aries Trikala BC (A1) agreed terms with domestic Alex Varitimiadis). He has played for the last two seasons at Filippos Veroias (A2). But in 25 games he had just 1.5ppg and 1.9rpg last season


  16. Greece - Sotirios Manolopoulos could join Aris

    Sotirios<br>Manolopoulos<br>
    Sotirios
    Manolopoulos
    Aris Thessaloniki (A1) is close to sign 27-year old forward Sotirios Manolopoulos (208-87) who played last time at Ikaros Kallitheas. In 23 games he recorded 5.1ppg and 2.0rpg last season.
    AddhereLastSeasonawards The previous (12-13) season Manolopoulos played at Enosi Kalathosfairisis Kavalas (A2)


  17. France - Roderick opts out of contract with Boulogne

    Terrence<br>Roderick<br>
    Terrence
    Roderick
    26-year old American small forward Terrence Roderick (196-82kg-88, college: UAB, agency: Interperformances) left SO Maritime Boulogne (ProA). The most of last season Roderick spent at Maccabi Haifa (Winner League) in Israel. In 17 games he averaged 9.9ppg, 5.0rpg and 2.2apg. He helped them to make it to the final. Roderick also played at Hapoel Eilat (Winner League) in Israel that season. In 17 games he had 12.9ppg, 4.3rpg, 4.1apg and 1.5spg. The previous (12-13) season he played at Forl...


  18. France - Jim Bilba joins Limoges coaching staff

    Jim Bilba
    Jim Bilba
    Jim Bilba has been hired as assistant coach in Limoges. The Guadeloupian specialist spent his entire coaching career in Cholet. He has been working as assistant coach with the team since 2008. Jim Bilba became the ProA champion with Cholet back in 2010. Jim Bilba had an outstanding players career. He was the member of both Cholet and Limoges squads. Jim Bilba played for the French National Team in 1988-2001.


  19. Baltic League - Lietkabelis keep Leonard for another season

    Jim Bilba
    Jim Bilba
    Panevezys Lietkabelis (LKL) re-signed 30-year old American guard Darrick Leonard (190-85kg-84, college: Aurora). He played there last season. In 15 LKL games he averaged 10.7ppg, 3.6rpg, 5.0apg and 1.4spg. Leonard also played 4 games in Baltic League where he had 9.5ppg, 3.0rpg, 5.0apg (top 3) and 1.0spg. He also played at Pieno Zvaigzdes Pasvalys that season. In 18 LKL games he had 3.7ppg, 1.9rpg and 1.1apg. Leonard also played 10 games in Baltic League where he had 6.6ppg, 2.4rpg, 2.3ap...


  20. VTB United League - BC Khimky announced Tyrese Rice

    Tyrese Rice
    Tyrese Rice
    BC Khimky Moscow Region agreed terms with Tyrese Rice (185-PG-87, agency: Priority Sports, college: Boston Coll.). Rice played last season at Maccabi Electra Tel-Aviv in Israeli Winner League. In 37 games he had 10.3ppg, 1.9rpg and 2.8apg. He helped them to win the league title (in both Israeli Premier League and Euroleague !!!) and the cup. Quite impressive season as he was named All-Euroleague Finals MVP and All-Israeli League Finals MVP.The season 2012/2013 Rice played at Bayern Muenc...


  21. VTB United League - Einsey interested in Earl Clark

    Earl Clark
    Earl Clark
    Enisey Krasnoyarsk wants to bolster their frontline and are interested in American forward Earl Clark (208-F-88, college: Louisville). Clark,who is a free agent and still looking for an NBA contract has played last year for the New York Knicks and the Cleveland Cavaliers (54 games overall) and in the past played for the Los Angeles Lakers,Phoenix Suns and the Orlando Magic and has over 200 NBA games under his belt.The forward is trying to get a contract for next season but for now he is a...


  22. Turkey - Istanbul DSI signs Charlon Kloof

    Charlon<br>Kloof<br>
    Charlon
    Kloof
    Istanbul DSI (TB2L) signed 24-year old Dutch-Surinamese guard Charlon Kloof (190-88kg-90). He just graduated from St.Bonaventure (NCAA). In 33 games he had 11.8ppg, 3


  23. Turkey - Ian Vougioukas (ex Unics) could sign at Galatasaray

    Ian<br>Vougioukas<br>
    Ian
    Vougioukas
    Galatasaray Liv Hospital Istanbul (TBL) is about to tab 29-year old Greek international power forward Ian Vougioukas (212-122kg-85, college: St.Louis) who played last time at Unics Kazan in Russia. In 23 games he averaged 11.0ppg, 3.3rpg and 1


  24. Israel - No team from Israel for the next season

    Ian<br>Vougioukas<br>
    Ian
    Vougioukas
    There will be no team from Israel in the next season of EUROHOLD Balkan League. In the past three years BC Galil Gilboa was a part of the competition and during 2011/2012 season Hapoel Tel Aviv played as well. The main reasons for not having an Israeli team the upcoming season are two. The first one is the unstable situation in Israel and the fact that is not yet clear when everything will be solved. The second is the fact that according to the regulations of Israeli Winner League each te...


  25. Russia - Ural Ekaterinburg inks Marco Killingsworth, ex Lukoil Acad.

    Marco<br>Killingsworth<br>
    Marco
    Killingsworth
    Ural Ekaterinburg (Superleague) agreed terms with 32-year old American power forward Marco Killingsworth (203-107kg-82, college: Indiana, agency: Stanislav Ryzhov). He played last season at Lukoil Academic Sofia in Bulgarian NBL league. In 17 games he had 10.7ppg, 4.9rpg and 1.3apg. He helped them to win the regular season and make it to the final. Killingsworth also played at BC Donetsk in Ukrainian league that season. In 17 Superleague games he recorded very impressive stats: 16.2ppg, 6.8rpg