NBA back to 5 on 5 Draft combine

After considering a proposal from its competition committee, the NBA will bring back 5-on-5 competition for next year’s draft combine. General managers and scouts have been complaining for years that the lack of competition between prospects at the annual draft showcase lessens the scouting value of the combine. Since 2009, the NBA has had the […]

Andrew Washington heads to Iraq

Andrew Washington (191 cm, Delaware’06) is heading to Iraq, where he has signed with Zakho. The 30-year old veteran has played in the Middle East before (Syria and Qatar). Last season he split his time between Israel (Maccabi Hod Hasharon , National League) and Uruguay (Union Atletica and Wanderers Paysandu). Previously he also played in Turkey, […]

Danish Basketligaen starts with 2 games

The Danish Basketligaen tipped off for the 2014/2015 season on Wednesday with two games getting the new campaign underway. Both host teams came away with a victory including Naestved gunning down Vaerloese and Svendborg defeating SISU Copenhagen. Defending champions Bakken Bears get their season going on Thursday night as the remainder of Round 1 will […]

Uros Tripkovic retires at 28

Uros Tripkovic (197 cm) has decided to call time on his professional Basketball career because of persistent injuries. The Serbian player came to what must have been a heart-breaking decision at the young age of 28 and will now pursue a career off the hardwood. “I have definitely ended my professional career! That’s it… Twice […]

ALBA Berlin downs the San Antonio Spurs

ALBA Berlin kept its unbeaten start to the season going by defeating the San Antonio Spurs in a NBA Global Games contest at ALBA’s O2 Arena. In an exciting game the German outfit defied the final buzzer to sink the current NBA champions 94-93 in front of a packed house of raucous fans. ALBA Berlin […]