Chad’s hope for the future; Placide Nakidjim

Chad’s biggest basketball prospect and hope for the future is Placide Nakidjim. Born in, this 203 cm postplayer has great athleticism and physical potential. He was already spotted two years ago by Spanish powerhouse Real Madrid that signed him to a long-term contract.

Mavunga to Italy

Zimbabwean Julian Mavunga (203-F-90) will play for Biella for the next season. The player will debut in Europe. In 2008-2009 he started for Miami, OH (NCAA) and in 30 games averaged 3.4ppg, 2.2rpg. In 2009-2010 his stats read 10.0ppg, 6.3rpg, 1.7apg, FGP: 47.2%, 3PT: 37.9%, FT: 69.1%. In 2010-2011 he improved to high 14.8ppg, 8.2rpg, […]

Still Magic, but with a scare

The Matero magic maintained there 100% unbeaten record on Sunday when they beat the UNZA Pacers 73-72 in a a narrow escape. Defending champions Heroes suffered a surprising 5th defeat.

FUBA secures sponsor deal with Sprite

Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA) president Ambrose Tashobya is hopeful the four sides men’s league champions DMark Power, runners-up Kyambogo Warriors, UCU Lady Canons and KCCA Leopards will sparkle at the seventh edition of the Zone 5 FIBA Club Championships from August 20-26 in Kampala. “We are hopeful these sides will raise the country’s […]

Thabeet a Thunder

The Oklahoma City Thunder signed center Hasheem Thabeet (7’3”-C-87, college: Connecticut) on Wednesday. Last season, the 7-foot-3 Thabeet averaged 1.8 points and 2.1 rebounds in 20 games between Houston and Portland. The No. 2 overall pick by Memphis in 2009 has played 135 games, including 16 starts, in three seasons with the Grizzlies, Rockets and […]

South Sudan gets help from Angola

South Sudan has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Angola at the end of a meeting held on March 28 attended by delegations from both countries headed by their respective sports ministers. According to the MOU, South Sudan basketball team will train with some Angolan clubs. This is to enable the former team tap […]

Top prospect Kasse stays in Spain

Young Senegalese center Mansour Kasse (207-C-92) will stay in Spain for at least one more year. He penned a deal with LEB Gold team Planasa Navarra. Kasse arrives to the club from Real Madrid II, where he spent last two seasons. In the latest one the center had 8.6 ppg and 8.8 rpg for 30 games […]

Namibian Basketball Federation sets up try outs

The Namibian Basketball Federation, in conjunction with the Ministry of Sport, on Saturday continued their search for emerging talent with the under-20 regional trials held in Windhoek. More than 30 players from Khomas and Hardap went through dribbling, passing and shooting drills and had the chance to showcase their playing skills in scrimmage games. In the boys’ […]