Giorgio Valli released as coach of Sidigas Avellino

Giorgio Valli has been released as the head coach of Sidigas Avellino (Italy-SerieA). Avellino has opened the Italian SerieA league 2-5 with many games decided by 10 points or more. The team’s official announcement stated that the two parties agreed to terminate Valli’s contract after “some problems have emerged in the first half of the […]

NBL Canada approves Ottawa team for 2013-14 season

(TORONTO, ON) The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that the City of Ottawa expansion bid has been approved for the 2013-2014 season. After reviewing the Ottawa ownership group’s application, NBL Canada’s Board of Directors voted unanimously to bring professional basketball to the great City of Ottawa. “I’m truly excited for the […]

Nemanja Gordic joins Partizan

Nemanja Gordic (193 cm) didn’t let any dust collect on his court shoes after being released by Azovmash as he agreed to terms with Partizan mt:s (Serbia-A League). Gordic opened the 2012-13 season with Azovmash (Ukraine-Superleague) where he averaged 10.3ppg in the Ukraine Superleague and 6.8ppg in the VTB United League. In 2011-12 he suited […]

Chris Hill signs two-month deal with Orleans

Chris Hill (191 cm, Michigan St’05) has inked a two-month deal with Orleans Loiret Basket (France-ProA). Hill has been with Spiro Charleroi (Belgium-Ethias League) for the last three seasons, playing in the Euroleague and Belgian Ethias League. In 13 Euroleague contests in 2011-12 he averaged 10.0 points and 4.9 rebounds per game. In 36 Ethias […]

Kevin Tiggs released by JDA Dijon

Kevin Tiggs (196 cm, ETSU’09) has been released by JD Dijon (France-ProA) and has been replaced by Larry Owens. He had played six ProA games and was averaging 6.3ppg on 13.8 minutes per contest, but wasn’t satisfying expectations and was let go. Tiggs most recently played in the Ukraine for Hoverla Ivano-Frankivsk (Ukraine-Superleague) where he […]

Larry Owens signed by JDA Dijon

Larry Owens (201 cm, Oral Roberts’06) has signed with JDA Dijon (France-ProA) to replace Kevin Tiggs, who was recently waived. Owens comes to JDA from the Tulsa 66ers (US-NBA D-League), where he has been for the last three seasons and has accumulated a 13.9ppg, 5.1rpg and 3.3apg average. In January of 2011 he was signed […]

Porfirio Fisac released of coaching duties by Mad-Croc

Porfirio Fisac has been released of his coaching duties with Mad-Croc Fuenlabrada according to an official release posted on the club’s website. Fisac took over the head coaching responsibilities on August 1st, 2011, coached 57 games and amassed an overall record of 24 wins, 33 losses. The release thanks Fisac personally and professional and wishes […]

3×3 Basketball; FIBA suggests 16 Teams

KUALA LUMPUR (Central Board) – 3×3 Basketball was an important topic at FIBA’s Central Board meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia this past weekend. There were a number of vital decisions and proposals made to help basketball achieve its full potential around the world. The most important decision saw the Central Board announce it is going […]