Joffrey Lauvergne released by Elan Chalon

Joffrey Lauvergne (210 cm) has been released from his contract by Elan Chalon (France-ProA). In a statement on the team’s website, Dominique Juillot, President of the Elan Chalon, stated that the club had reached a mutual agreement with Lauvergne to part ways so that the organization could focus the rest of the season on younger […]

Quinton Ross signs short-term deal with Boulazac

Quinton Ross (198 cm, Southern Methodist University’03) has been signed by Boulazac Basket Dordogne (France-ProA) to a short-term contract to replace the injured Amadi McKenzie (201 cm, Tennessee Tech’08). Last season Ross suited up for the Canton Charge (US-NBA D-League) where he saw court time in 10 games and averaged 7.7 points per game. Ross […]

Aleksandar Petrovic takes over Cedevita

Aleksandar “Aco” Petrovic will be the new head coach of Croatian Euroleague team Cedevita Zagreb. He will replace the Serbian coach Bozidar Maljkovic who suddenly left last week. Petrovic is currently the headcoach of the National Team of Bosnia and will stay in that function while he will also coach Cedevita. Aleksandar Petrovic already coached […]

Fuenlabrada signs Kristaps Valters

Spanish ACB team Baloncesto Fuenlabrada announced the return of Latvian player Kristaps Valters for this season and the next one. Kristaps Valters played with Fuenlabrada before during the 2010/2011 season and after that for another Spanish team, Unicaja Malaga. He started this season with a temporary deal with German Bundesliha team Artland Dragons.

Sasha McHale, daughter of Kevin McHale, dies at 23

Alexandra “Sasha” McHale, the 23-year old daughter of Kevin McHale, the Houston Rockets head coach and Naismith Hall of Fame member, passed away Saturday from complications of Lupus, a chronic inflammatory disease that can affect various parts of the body, especially the skin, joints, blood, and kidneys. Ms. McHale had been hospitalized in Minneapolis on […]

McGrady-mania as China hoops season opens

Tracy McGrady made one of the most hotly anticipated debuts in Chinese basketball history this weekend after a fevered build-up in which he caused a near-riot at one of his sell-out appearances. The hype surrounding McGrady has sent excitement soaring for the start of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA), which will feature three former NBA […]

Besiktas loses 16th BAT Arbitration Case

Beşiktaş JK (Turkey-TBL) was hit with their record seventh decision (men’s team) by the FIBA Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT) when BAT appointed arbitrator Raj Parker ruled that Besiktas had to pay Michal Ignerski back salary due from the 2010-11 season in the amount of EUR 88,830.11, plus 5% interest dated to May 13, 2011. The […]