Ray Jones Jr heads to REALPLUS Lucenec

Ray Jones Jr. (188 cm, Southern Utah’12) will be taking his talents back to Slovakia this season after agreeing to terms with REALPLUS Lucenec (1.Liga). This is actually Jones’ second time in Slovakia. His rookie season (2012-13) with MBK Banik Handlova (Slovakia-Extraliga) was cut short by a season-ending ankle injury. He was able to play […]

Louis Munks begins career with Bystrica

Louis Munks (190 cm, Prairie View A&M’14) takes the leap from college to pro hoops as he signs with SKP Banska Bystrica (Slovakia-Extraliga) this 2014-15. This being his rookie season Munks will have the adventure of playing overseas. Bystrica has climbed up the league ranks through the years and made its first significant jump with […]

Charlie Westbrook inks with Hyeres-Toulon

Charlie Westbrook (193 cm, South Dakota’12) is set to play for Hyeres-Toulon Var Basket (France-ProB) this 2014-15. The 25-year-old guard spent his 2013-14 season playing in the NBA D-League for a couple of teams. In December 2013 Westbrook was signed by the Sioux Falls Skyforce (D-League) and in 10 games he delivered averages of 12.0 […]

Renato Lindmets new addition to KK Parnu

Renato Lindmets (200 cm, Westfield State’08) is switching over to KK Parnu (Estonia-Alexela KML) for the upcoming 2014-15 season. Lindmets has dual citizenship from Estonia and the USA. In 2013-14 he played for Tallinna Ulikool/Kalev, also from Estonia’s Alexela KML. Renato played a dozen games for TLU/Kalev during their run in the Baltic league. He […]

Darjus Lavrinovic to miss two months

Grissin Bon Reggio Emila (Italy-SerieA) will have to begin the 2014-15 season without their starting center. Lithuanian player Darjus Lavrinovic (212 cm) is expected to miss two months as he recovers from required surgery on his arm. The veteran played for Budivelynyk Kyiv (Ukraine-Superleague) in 2013-14. He played 10 games for them in the Eurocup and […]

Bill Cartwright to coach Mexican team

Former Chicago Bulls center Bill Cartwright has been named the new head coach of the Mexican national team. He is replacing Sergio Valdemillos who came on board as the team’s coach in 2011. Valdemillos led his team to win the gold medal at the FIBA Americas Championship in 2013. The 57-year-old Cartwright played 16 seasons […]

Euroleague Qualifying, Day 2

The Euroleague Qualifying tournament entered its second day as the remaining round 1 games were dealt with. In this win or bust contest, the two losers suffer the heartbreak of elimination, while the winners progress and continue to fight for the golden price, a solitary entry in the Euroleague Regular season. Here’s how the Day […]