Andrey Vorontsevich to Nizhny Novgorod

Andrey Vorontsevich to Nizhny Novgorod

Andrey Vorontsevich (207 cm, PF) is on the verge of joining Nizhny Novgorod for the remainder of the current VTB United League season. The veteran frontline player competed for Russian powerhouse CSKA Moscow from 2006-20. The VTB United League playoffs MVP in 2015, Vorontsevich also earned the league’s Defensive Player of the Year award that […]

Mustapha Heron signs with Leicester Riders

Mustapha Heron signs with Leicester Riders

Mustapha Heron (196 cm, PG), a rookie point guard out of St. John’s University, has joined the British Basketball League’s Leicester Riders. The 23-year-old Heron averaged 13.7 points and 1.6 assists as a collegiate senior in the 2019-20 season. Mustapha Heron, who transferred to St. John’s after two seasons at Auburn University, had six points, […]

NBA announces All-Star reserves

NBA announces All-Star reserves

As an All-Star reserve, Zion Williams, the No. 1 pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, will make his NBA All-Star Game debut on March 7 in Atlanta. The New Orleans Pelicans star is one of four All-Star debutants announced on Tuesday. The others are Boston’s Jaylen Brown, New York’s Julius Randle and Chicago’s Zach LaVine. […]

Minnesota Timberwolves fire Ryan Saunders

Minnesota Timberwolves fire Ryan Saunders

The Minnesota Timberwolves, who have an NBA-worst 7-24 record, fired head coach Ryan Saunders on Sunday. The news came about 90 minutes after Minnesota’s latest loss, a 103-99 road defeat to the New York Knicks on the same day. Saunders became Minnesota’s interim coach during the 2018-19 season, replacing current Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau. Saunders […]

Caio Oliveira joins Londrina

Caio Oliveira (211 cm, C) has finalized a deal to play for Brazil’s Londrina Esporte Clube in the 2021 CBC season. Before his move to Londrina, Oliveira competed for Estudiantes Olavarria in Argentina. The 22-year-old Brazilian has also played for other professional teams in Argentina and his homeland.

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