Igokea clinch home-court advantage for FIBA Basketball Championsleague Play-In

Igokea clinch home-court advantage for FIBA Basketball Championsleague Play-In

Bosnian team Igokea has gained a home-court advantage for the Play-In round thanks to a 75-64 win over Greek team PAOK to close out group play. With the loss, PAOK will now have to begin the Play-In on the road. This was only the second win on the road for Igokea in the BCL. Turning point: There wasn’t […]

Michael Jordan game-worn rookie sneakers sell for record $1.47M

Michael Jordan game-worn rookie sneakers sell for record $1.47M

A pair of game-worn Michael Jordan sneakers from his rookie season sold for $1.472 million to high-end card collector Nick Fiorella on Sunday during Sotheby’s Icons of Excellence & Haute Luxury auction in Las Vegas, shattering the record for most expensive game-worn footwear. The sneakers were donned in Jordan’s fifth NBA game, a 17-point, 5-rebound […]

Batum’s block sends France to the Olympic Final

Batum’s block sends France to the Olympic Final

France ended the perfect run for Slovenia with Luka Doncic in the lineup as the reigning EuroBasket champs suffered their first defeat in 18 games, 90-89. Captain Nicolas Batum came to the rescue for France with a behind-the-back backboard block at the buzzer to end Slovenia’s hopes of making a golden run at their first Olympic Games […]

The Phoenix Suns with Game 1 of the 2021 NBA Finals

The Phoenix Suns with Game 1 of the 2021 NBA Finals

Chris Paul delivered an NBA finals debut that was well worth his lengthy wait. A few more games like this one, and the Suns might finally bring the championship to Phoenix. Paul had 32 points and nine assists, Devin Booker scored 27 points, and the Suns beat the returning Giannis Antetokounmpo and his Milwaukee Bucks 118-105 on Tuesday night […]

Barcelona wins 19th Spanish league title

Barcelona wins 19th Spanish league title

Barcelona won their 19th basketball league title on Tuesday after beating Real Madrid by 92-73 in the second game of the Endesa League final. Sarunas Jasikevicius’ squad lifted the trophy at the Palau Blaugrana in front of 1,000 ecstatic fans. It’s the first time since the 2013/14 season that Barcelona has won the Endesa League title – a seven-year […]