NBA conference finals become Euro battle

The NBA Conference Finals series between the San Antonio Spurs and the Memphis Grizzlies is not just a battle between two of the league’s best teams. It will also prove a heavyweight tussle between famed players from Europe, making the series an echo of the 2008 Western Conferences Finals. Both franchises secured their place in […]

Deshaun Thomas refuses the Spurs

Deshaun Thomas (201 cm, Ohio State’13) raised some of the tension surrounding the draft process by turning down one of the NBA’s biggest franchises when

Campbell extends with Strasbourg

Louis Campbell (190 cm, Buffalo’02) has extended his contract with French ProA team SIG Strasbourg after spending his debut season with the club. The American joined Strasbourg from German Bundesliga team Walter Tigers Tuebingen where he played 34 games during the 2011-2012 season and averaged 9.6ppg, 3.6rpg, and 4.1apg. The point guard has spent much […]

Derek Fisher sued by ex-NBPA director Hunter

Derek Fisher is being sued by former NBA players’ association executive director Billy Hunter. The lawsuit alleges that Fisher undermined Hunter and without authority made secret deals with some NBA owners during the 2011 NBA lockout. Filed Thursday in California Superior Court, the suit seeks unspecified damages for defamation and breach of contract. It also […]

Messina or Obradovic: First European NBA coach?

Will we see a European-born coach at the helm of an NBA team sometime soon? Possibly. The race is on. Italian Ettore Messina is receiving serious consideration from Atlanta Hawks’ general manager Danny Ferry. Messina, coach of CSKA Moscow, is on the shortlist of candidates to replace Larry Drew. Messina has four Euroleague titles and […]