Lithuania fends off Hungary in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 European Qualifiers

Lithuania fends off Hungary in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 European Qualifiers

Lithuania survived a tougher than expected fight in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 European Qualifiers as they fended off Hungary 88-78 on the road in a Group K nail-biter. The teams came into the game knowing they would face off in Group B of the FIBA EuroBasket in Cologne in a few weeks. Lithuania’s […]

Michigan State signs coach Tom Izzo to a new 5-year, $31 million deal

Michigan State signs coach Tom Izzo to a new 5-year, $31 million deal

Michigan State has signed men’s college basketball coach Tom Izzo to a five-year deal valued at $6.2 million per season, giving him about $2 million more each year. The school announced the deal Thursday, saying the rollover contract will need to be approved by its board next month. Izzo, who was inducted into the Basketball Hall […]

NBA Champ Nemanja Bjelica rejects Warriors’ offer and returns to Europe

NBA Champ Nemanja Bjelica rejects Warriors’ offer and returns to Europe

Unrestricted free agent Nemanja Bjelica has informed the Golden State Warriors that he’s leaving the NBA and will return to Europe next season instead of re-signing with the team on a veteran-minimum contract. The 34-year-old has reportedly agreed to a two-year deal with Fenerbahce, a team he played with from 2013-15. He won a Turkish League championship with the […]

2021-22 NBA All-Defensive Teams announced

2021-22 NBA All-Defensive Teams announced

The NBA announced today that Marcus Smart of the Boston Celtics and Mikal Bridges of the Phoenix Suns lead the 2021-22 NBA All-Defensive First Team. Smart and Bridges comprise the two guards on the NBA All-Defensive First Team. Smart, the 2021-22 NBA Defensive Player of the Year, received 198 points (99 First Team votes) to […]

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