Update on FIBA World Cup 2023 Qualification

Update on FIBA World Cup 2023 Qualification

Qualification for the 2023 edition of the FIBA Men’s Basketball World Cup is reaching a crucial stage. Elimination has been confirmed in some places, while other nations have advanced to the next phase. Meanwhile, progression for many countries hangs by a thread as the qualifiers continue. Who will make it through to Japan, the Philippines, […]

FIBA Europe Cup Semi-Final ties confirmed

FIBA Europe Cup Semi-Final ties confirmed

The Semi-Final pairings of this season’s FIBA Europe Cup were decided on Wednesday night, upon the conclusion of the Quarter-Finals stage. Italy’s Unahotels Reggio Emilia will go up against Bakken Bears of Denmark in one Semi-Final tie. At the same time, ZZ Leiden of the Netherlands will face Turkey’s Bahcesehir College in the other. In Wednesday’s return […]

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 […]

1 2 3