Johnell Smith re-ups with Norrkoping

Johnell Smith (180 cm, New Orleans’04) has be re-signed by the Norrkoping Dolphins (Sweden-Basketligan) for the upcoming 2016-17 season. Smith joined forces with the club to start 2015-16. He ended up playing 37 games for them and he was able to record averages of 8.2 ppg and 3.9 apg. The 34-year-old Smith spent two seasons […]

Othello Hunter newcomer to Real Madrid

Othello Hunter (203 cm, Ohio State’08) is moving from one European powerhouse to another this 2016-17. The Liberian-American forward has agreed to terms with Real Madrid (Spain-Liga Endesa) for the upcoming season. Hunter is coming off a productive run with Greek powerhouse, Olympiacos S.F.P. Pireus (Greece-A1). He played 22 games for them in the Turkish […]

David Blatt landed by Darussafaka

After a brief and bumpy run in the NBA, 57-year-old David Blatt is returning to Europe to resume his coaching career. He has agreed to terms with Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul (Turkey-BSL). The Israeli-American was fired by the Cleveland Cavaliers in January 2016 and replaced by assistant coach Tyronn Lue. There was reportedly some serious friction […]

Valmiera wins historic first LBL title

Valmiera is the new champions of the Latvian Basketball League (LBL), marking an historic first title in the history of the club. The success came after the team defeated VEF Riga in the decisive Game 7 of the finals series, winning 78-65 to lift the trophy in front of its own fans. The title win […]

Oberwart Gunners lift Austrian title

Oberwart Gunners is the new champion of the Austrian Bundesliga after clinching a finals series sweep against WBC Raiffeissen Wels. It was the second title success in Oberwart’s history following the 2011 win and it thwarted Raiffeissen’s attempt at a first Bundesliga crown. The Oberwart Gunners also stand as a new champion after two years […]