Angelo Chol signs in Belgium

Angelo Chol signs in Belgium

Angelo Chol (206 cm, F) has agreed to terms with Phoenix Brussels Basketball. Chol, born in Khartoum, Sudan, played last season in Japan. There he averaged 14 ppg and 9.7 rebounds for Aomori Watts. Chol has also played professional basketball in Spain and Portugal. Angelo Chol, 27 years old, played college basketball at Arizona and […]

Trumps immigration ban worries NBA

Trumps immigration ban worries NBA

The NBA has contacted the State Department to understand better how the U.S. ban on immigration from seven countries might affect the league. President Donald Trump’s executive order prohibits immigration from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen for a 90-day period.  Los Angeles Lakers forward Luol Deng and, Milwaukee Bucks rookie Thon Maker were both born in Sudan (now South […]

NBA Game in Africa Opens Doors

NBA Game in Africa Opens Doors

An exhibition NBA game in Africa opened doors, being the first of its kind in NBA history. Held at Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg, the event featured a team of players born in Africa and second-generation African players, aptly called “Team Africa” and a composed of various current NBA players representing “Team World.” Fans in attendance […]

Mangisto Arop goes pro with Norrkoping

Mangisto Arop goes pro with Norrkoping

The Norrkoping Dolphins from Sweden’s Basketligan are adding a new face to their roster this 2014-15 in Mangisto Arop (198 cm, Indiana State’14). He is listed as one of the team’s starting forwards for the upcoming season. Arop is a Sudanese player who also has Canadian citizenship and is a former member of the Canadian […]

Andrew Bynum and picks traded for Luol Deng

Andrew Bynum and picks traded for Luol Deng

The Cleveland Cavaliers have found a taker for their oft-injured big man, Andrew Bynum (213 cm). The Cavs are sending his contract and several draft picks to the Chicago Bulls in exchange for British-Sudanese, All-Star forward Luol Deng (206 cm, Duke’04). As reported on NBA.com: In addition to sending Bynum’s contract to Chicago, the Cavaliers […]