Joan Plaza to coach Unicaja Malaga

It didn’t take too long for Spaniard Joan Plaza to “come to a decision” regarding his future, after parting ways with B.C. Zalgiris Kaunas from Lithuania. He will be the new head coach of Unicaja Malaga from Spain’s ACB. Plaza is coming in to replace Croatian Jasmin Repesa whose contract was not renewed by the […]

AJ Slaughter to move to Chalon

AJ Slaughter (191 cm, Western Kentucky’10) is moving to ES Chalon-Sur-Saone from France’s ProA. The 25-year-old received several offers, but in the end decided to accept Chalon’s. Slaughter played the 2012-13 season for Cholet Basket, also from France’s ProA. He played 28 games in French ProA and averaged 13.5 ppg and 3.9 apg. In the […]

Jon Brockman now a free agent

Former NBA forward Jon Brockman (201 cm, Washington’09) is leaving Limoges CSP Elite from France’s ProA. He and the club were not able to agree on terms for a new contract. His stint with Limoges is first outside the NBA, after being drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2nd round (38th overall) in […]

Fotis Katsikaris parts with Gescrap BB

Fotis Katsikaris is parting ways with Gescrap Bizkaia Bilbao Basket from Spain’s ACB. The Greek head coach was expected to leave the club not too long after he was named the head coach of the Russian Men’s National Basketball Team. The Spanish ACB has strict rules that forbid coaches from having dual functions. At some point […]

Liga Endesa: Barcelona to meet Madrid in finals

Since 1957, Real Madrid and FC Barcelona Regal have met in the finals of the Spanish National league, known as the Liga Nacional from 1957 to 1983 and then the Liga Endesa from 1984 until today, 22 times. In those 22 meetings, Real Madrid has taken home the big hardware 14 times (30 overall), while […]

Kestutis Kemzura to coach CEZ Nymburk

CEZ Basketball Nymburk from the Czech Republic has announced the hiring of Lithuanian Kestutis Kemzura as the team’s new head coach for the 2013-14 season. The team was quick to make adjustments soon after former head coach Ronen Ginzburg opted to part ways with the team. The team Kemzura has had head coaching experience in Italy, […]

Josh Asselin heads to Puerto Rico

Josh Asselin (210 cm, Michigan’01) has signed with Brujos de Guayama (Puerto Rico, BSN) after recently leaving Assignia Manresa of the Spanish ACB. The power forward has averaged 11.3 points and 3.3 rebounds over 34 games this season in Spain for Manresa. The American also played with Manresa during the 2011/2012 season where he also […]