Fenerbahce whips Pinar Karsiyaka by 58 points

Fenerbahce whips Pinar Karsiyaka by 58 points

Fenerbahce pounded Pinar Karsiyaka in their Turkish League showdown on Sunday, winning 117-59. Pinar Karsiyaka pulled a stunt to protest a recent ruling by the Turkish Basketball Federation. The TBF rejected a request to have the Fenerbache match postponed because it was just two days before Pinar Karsiyaka’s Basketball Champions League game against Brindisi. So […]

Zeljko Obradovic awaits next coaching challenge

Zeljko Obradovic awaits next coaching challenge

For Zeljko Obradovic, there isn’t a discernible distinction between winning and breathing. Both acts are intrinsically connected. What’s more, they define his coaching career. He’s been called the greatest European coach. He’s been labeled the best basketball bench boss not working in the NBA. Since the early 1990s, Zeljko Obradovic’s track record of success is […]

Tahjere McCall on move to Orleans

Tahjere McCall on move to Orleans

Tahjere McCall (193 cm; SG) is on the verge of joining France ProA club Orleans. The Philadelphia native, who competed for Niagara (2012-14) and Tennessee State (2015-17) during his college career, helped the Lakeland Magic capture the NBA G League Finals title earlier this month. In the title-clinching game, McCall had 11 points against the […]

UCLA advances to Elite Eight

UCLA advances to Elite Eight

UCLA defeated the University of Alabama 88-78 in overtime on Sunday and reached the NCAA Tournament’s Elite Eight for the first time since 2008. For the Bruins, the storied program of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Lew Alcindor), Bill Walton and legendary coach John Wooden decades ago, it was a huge upset. Eleventh-seeded UCLA knocked off the No. […]

Oral Roberts reaches Sweet 16

Oral Roberts reaches Sweet 16

Oral Roberts, a private evangelical university in Oklahoma, became the second 15th-seeded men’s Division I team in NCAA Tournament history to reach the Sweet 16. The Golden Eagles achieved the feat with an 81-78 upset victory over the seventh-seed University of Florida Gators on Sunday in Indianapolis. Florida Gulf Coast, in 2013, was the first […]