Nazr Mohammed signs with Chicago Bulls

Nazr Mohammed who has Ghanian roots and dual citizenship has signed with the Chicago Bulls. The 14-year NBA veteran played for the Oklahoma City Thunder last season. He appeared in 63 games, averaging 2.7 points and 2.7 rebounds per game. He also played in the past for Charlotte, Detroit, San Antonio, New York, Atlanta and […]

Kelati from Russia to Spain

Eritrean star player Thomas Kelati will not return to Russia where he played for Khimky the past two seasons. Instead, he will go to Spain where he has signed for Valencia Basket.

Egypt beaten by South Korea, 83-89, at the U17

South Korea recorded the first win at the U17 World Championship. They knocked down Egypt in the final game at the tourney for both teams. South Korea unloaded 26 points in the opening quarter to pull ahead. The Asian team secured a 9-point lead at the first break. South Korea kept in front throughout the […]

Rodrigo Mascarenhas runner op with Benfica

Cape Verde National Team forward Rodrigo Mascarenhas (197-F-80) finished 2nd with his team Benfica in the Portguese Championship. It was Porto Ferpinta thatput an end to Benfica’s dominance in Portuguese basketball. The Dragons overcame their archrivals in the decisive seventh game of the title series to dethrone Benfica and claim the LPB title. 

Harding Na Na to Germany

Cameroonian forward Harding Na Na signed a one-year deal with the New Yorker Phantoms Braunschweig. That team competes in the German Bundesliga. Harding spent last season with Greek Ilysiakos Athens and was third rebounder of the league. He had 12 ppg and 7.5 rpg for 22 games. Harding joined Ilysiakos in April of 2011 and […]

Burundi and Somalia No Show

The Basketball Federations of Burundi and Somalia have announced that they will not participate in the Zone 5 Afrobasket Qualifying Tournament that will be hosted by Rwanda and played in Kigali.