Cheick Diallo from Avtodor to Fuenlabrada

Cheick Diallo (206 cm, F/C) has signed to play in the Spanish ACB. He will suit up for Montakit Fuenlabrada and coach Javier Juarez. Fuenlabrada is 16th in the standings with a 9-20 record. Diallo started the season in Russia. In seven VTB games, he averaged 7.1 ppg and 5.3 rebounds for Avtodor Saratov. Before…

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Cheick Diallo from NBA to Russia

Cheick Diallo (206 cm, F/C) has signed with Avtodor Saratov. Saratov is currently 7-7 in the VTB league and holds 6th place in the standings. Diallo played in the NBA the past four seasons. Diallo split his 185 career games between playing for the Pelicans and the Suns. Cheick Diallo, 24 years old and born…

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Sagaba Konate moves to PAOK Thessaloniki

Sagaba Konate (203 cm, F) has signed with PAOK Thessaloniki in Greece. Konate started this season in the Spanish ACB but did not get much playing time in Zaragoza. The second-year pro averaged 2.3 ppg in 6 league games. Sagaba Konate had an impressive college career with the University of West Virginia, where he collected…

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Bandja Sy added by Partizan

¬†Bandja Sy (204 cm, New Mexico State’13) is a recent addition to the roster of BC Partizan NiS Beograd (Serbia-KLS) this 2018. Sy is a 27-year-old international basketball player who has citizenship from Mali and France. This will be his third team for the 2017-18 season. He started off with ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne (France-Pro A) but…

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FIBA Afrobasket 2017 Draw Results

The official draw for Afrobasket 2017 took place in Balaclava, Mauritius over the weekend. During the event, a new Afrobasket trophy was unveiled. The new trophy will be given to the tournament champions this September. FIBA Afrobasket 2017 will be held in two locations: Dakar, Senegal, and Tunis, Tunisia. Tunis will host groups A and…

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Sambou Traore added by Roanne

Sambou Traore (198 cm) is a recent addition to the roster of Chorale de Roanne Basket (France-Pro B) this 2017. He is a 37-year-old international basketball player who has dual citizenship from Mali and France. He was a former member of the Mali national team from 2001 to 2015. He has spent most of his…

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U17 World Championships Day 3 Recap

The quarterfinals of the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championships are set. Canada, Spain, and defending champions United States managed to top their groups with undefeated records. Group A was ruled and dominated by the United States in the first round. They capped it off by cruising passed Egypt 104-57. Markus Howard led a balanced attack…

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AfroBasket 2013: Day 1 of Quarterfinals compete

The top half of the AfroBasket 2013 quarterfinals are now set with Day 1 of 2 in the Round of 16 completed. There were no surprises at the end of Day one, with only one contest finishing inside a 30-point victory as Morocco pulled away from Algeria in the fourth quarter to earn a seat…

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AfroBasket 2013: Groups A and C conclude prelims

AfroBasket 2013 Groups A and C concluded their preliminary round on Saturday, setting up half of the brackets for the Eight Final Round that will tip off on Monday after Groups B and D finalize their standings with Sunday’s match-ups. In Group A host club Cote d’Ivoire finished the prelim round with a 3-0 record…

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AfroBasket 2013: Four teams remain unbeaten

The story on Day 4 of AfroBasket 2013 was blowouts as the average margin of victory for the four games played was just over 39 points. The closest game of the day was between an injury-ridden Nigeria and the Republic of Congo, 93:78. The rest of the match-ups were as one-sided as they come with…

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