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FaviconFrance - France beat Brazil for the second straight win in Lyon 

Vincent<br>Poirier<br>
Vincent
Poirier
France - Brazil 86:72 France recorded the second consecutive win at the international friendly tournament in Lyon. They held off Brazil behind 16 points from Vincent Poirier (210-C-93). Brazil jumped to an early lead as the Latin American side posted a 23:14 lead ten minutes into the game. France picked up the tempo in the next quarters though. They dropped 24 points in the second period to pull within five points 38:43. les Bleues went on a strong 25:13 run in the third frame to surge a...


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FaviconGermany - Germany crush Hungary at VTG Supercup tournament 

Dennis<br>Schroeder<br>
Dennis
Schroeder
Germany - Hungary 83:62 Germany got to the winning start of their VTG Supercup international tournament campaign. The hosts cruised past Hungary in Hamburg. Dennis Schroeder (181-PG-93) came up with 19 points to pace the winners. Germany held their opponents to just 4 points in the first period to take a 19-point lead. Germany stretched the lead at 21-point mark at the big break 46:25. Hungary stopped the rot in the third period. They pulled within 14 points at the final intermission. Ho...


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FaviconIsrael - Holon lands Malachi Richardson 

Malachi<br>Richardson<br>
Malachi
Richardson
Hapoel Unet Holon (Winner League) tabbed 23-year old American swingman Malachi Richardson (198-86kg-96, college: Syracuse). He played most recently at Golden State Warriors in the NBA. Three years ago Richardson was drafted by Sacramento Kings (NBA) in first round (22nd overall). The former Syracuse University star is in his fourth season in pro basketball. Among other achievements Richardson played in the final of NBA G League in 2018. He received also ACC All-Freshman Team award back in...


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FaviconSpain - Sigortam.net ITU Basket Istanbul signs Cole Huff, ex Caceres 

Cole Huff
Cole Huff
Sigortam.net ITU Basket Istanbul (TBL) signed 25-year old American forward Cole Huff (203-93kg-94, college: Creighton, agency: Slash Sports). He joins another USA player LaVone Holland II who is already in the roster. Huff played last season at Caceres Patrimonio de la Humanidad in Spanish LEB Gold. In 26 games he had 10.1ppg and 3.2rpg. The most of previous (2017-18) season he spent at the Greensboro Swarm in NBA where in 33 games he recorded 5.0ppg and 2.5rpg. Huff also spent pre-season...


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FaviconSpain - Miguel Cardoso (ex Benfica) agreed terms with Almansa 

Miguel<br>Cardoso<br>
Miguel
Cardoso
LEB Gold newcomer Afanion CB Almansa strengthened their roster with addition of 26-year old Portuguese international point guard Miguel Cardoso (188-93). He played most recently at Benfica in Portuguese LPB league. In 40 games he recorded 7.6ppg, 2.2rpg and 5.2apg last season. Cardoso helped them to make it to both league and Cup finals after they ended regular season as second best team. Great season indeed as he was voted to Portuguese LPB All-Star Game. The previous (17-18) season he p...


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FaviconTurkey - LaVone Holland II (ex Den Helder) is a newcomer at Sigortam.net ITU Basket Istanbul 

LaVone<br>Holland<br>II<br>
LaVone
Holland
II
Sigortam.net ITU Basket Istanbul (TBL) added to their roster 24-year old American guard LaVone Holland II (190-94, college: NKU, agency: Court Side). He played last season at Den Helder Suns in Dutch Eredivisie. In 19 games he recorded very impressive stats: 15.2ppg, 3.6rpg, 3.2apg and 1.6spg. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Holland II's team won Horizon League Regular Season in 2018. He was also voted NABC NCAA D1 All-District 12 2nd Team in 2018 at his co...


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FaviconTurkey - Duzce Belediye signs rookie Michael Oguine 

Michael<br>Oguine<br>
Michael
Oguine
Duzce Belediye (TBL) inked 22-year old American (has also Nigerian passport) guard Michael Oguine (188-78kg-96, agency: Inception Sports). He just graduated from Montana (NCAA). Oguine has played there for the last four years. He helped them to win Big Sky Conf. Tournament and end the regular season at the top position. A very good season in his career as he was voted to All-Big Sky Conference 3rd Team and Big Sky Conference All-Tournament Team. As mentioned above Oguine is just out of th...


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FaviconWorld Cup - P.J. Tucker Withdraws From World Cup With Ankle Injury 

P.J. Tucker
P.J. Tucker
P.J. Tucker(6'6''-F-85, college: Texas) has withdrawn from USA Basketball's World Cup roster leaving the team with 14 players for 12 spots. Tucker cited a minor left ankle injury. "I twisted it in a game last Friday and again in practice [Thursday] and I know they're about to go to Australia," Tucker told Houston's KRIV-TV. "I didn't want to be hobbling and then come back [injured] in camp. It just made sense." Tucker was the oldest player in camp at the age of 34. Courtesy of: espn.com


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FaviconItaly - San Severo signs Alberto Conti 

Alberto<br>Conti<br>
Alberto
Conti
Allianz Pazienza Cestistica San Severo (Serie A2) signed 21-year old swingman Alberto Conti (195-88kg-98, agency: Octagon Europe). He has played for the last two seasons at Zeus NPC Rieti. In 30 Serie A2 games he had 3.9ppg last season. Conti's team was regular season runner-up in Italian Serie A2 West in 2017. He was a member of Italian U19 National Team two years ago. Conti has played previously for two other teams: Bologna and Derthona Basket Tortona. Allianz Pazienza Cestistica San S...


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FaviconRussia - Avtodor adds Starks to their roster, ex Stelmet Enea 

Markel<br>Starks<br>
Markel
Starks
Avtodor Saratov (VTB) added to their roster 28-year old American guard Markel Starks (188-79kg-91, college: Georgetown, agency: BeoBasket). He played last season at Stelmet Enea in Polish EBL league. In 36 games he recorded 13.7ppg, 2.4rpg, 5.6apg and 1.1spg. Starks helped them to make it to the semifinals. A very spectacular season in his career as he was voted to Eurobasket.com All-Polish League Honorable Mention. Starks also played 24 games in VTB United League where he averaged 11.5pp...


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FaviconRussia - Temp signs Denis Levshin 

Denis<br>Levshin<br>
Denis
Levshin
TEMP-SUMZ-UMMC (Superleague 1) signed 25-year old ex-international forward Denis Levshin (202-97kg-93). He played last season at Ural Ekaterinburg. In 18 Superleague 1 games he had very impressive stats: 15.6ppg, 3.2rpg, 1.0apg and 1.2spg. The previous (17-18) season Levshin played at Lokomotiv. But in only one Eurocup game he recorded just 1 point and 1 steal. He also played 4 games in VTB United League where he averaged only 1.5ppg. The list of the past achievements is quite long as amo...


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FaviconGermany - Playing Defense For J'Quan Brown Is Like Being Head Of A Household And Protecting Your Home And Family 

Ronald<br>Howard<br>
Ronald
Howard
J'Quan Brown is a 23 year old guard that played at Emmanuel Christian High School. He never went to college, but has semi-pro basketball experience with two teams Glynn County Crusaders (2015-16) (Semi-Pro) averaging 13.3 PPG 5.3 APG 3.2 RPG 1.3 SPG and the T.R.U.E. Eagles (2016-17) (Semi-Pro) averaging 20 PPG 6.3 APG 4.4 APG 2.3 SPG. He is part of the Howard Hoops tour in Germany and spoke about his basketball career and the tour. J'Quan thanks for talking to eurobasket.com. Where...


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FaviconPoland - Polpharma adds Wilkins to their roster, ex Rams 

Isaiah<br>Wilkins<br>
Isaiah
Wilkins
Polpharma Starogard Gdanski (EBL) added to their roster 23-year old American forward Isaiah Wilkins (203-104kg-95, college: Virginia). He joins another USA player Silas Melson who is already in the roster. Wilkins played this summer at Rams in New Zealand NBL league. In 15 games he recorded 11.3ppg, 7.4rpg, 3.1apg, 1.1spg and 1.3bpg. Wilkins helped them to make it to the semifinals. A very spectacular season in his career as he was selected Australiabasket.com All-New Zealand NBL Defensiv...


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FaviconPoland - Czech Republic outgun Poland in Hamburg 

Vojtech<br>Hruban<br>
Vojtech
Hruban
Czech Republic - Poland 96:86 Czech Republic defeated Poland in the VTG Supercup tournament opener in Hamburg. Vojtech Hruban (202-F-89) was pivotal with 26 points for the winners. Czech Republic poured in 28 points in the opening quarter to take a 6-point lead. They added 26 points in the second stanza to ensure a 13-point lead at the big break 54:41. Czech Republic dropped 22 points in the third stanza to extend the margin at 15-point mark. Poland dropped 25 points in the fourth period...


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FaviconLithuania - Lithuania breeze past Finland in Espoo 

Jonas<br>Valanciunas<br>
Jonas
Valanciunas
Finland - Lithuania 46:87 Lithuania stormed past hosting Finland at the international friendly tournament in Espoo. Jonas Valanciunas (213-C-92) delivered 18 points to lead the winners. Lithuania dominated from start to finish. The visitors grabbed a 22:9 lead after ten minutes. They boosted the margin at 17-point mark at the long break 40:23. Lithuania cleared off for good in the third period. They posted a massive 66:36 lead at the final break and coasted to the victory. Eimantas Bendz...


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FaviconDenmark - Galloway inks at Bakken at the beginning of his pro career 

Jonathan<br>Galloway<br>
Jonathan
Galloway
Defending champion Bakken Bears (BasketLigaen) added to their roster 23-year old Guamanian international forward Jonathan Galloway (208-107kg-96). Galloway is a dual citizen owning also American passport. He just graduated from UC Irvine (NCAA). Galloway has played there for the last five years. He helped them to win Big West Tournament and end the regular season at the top position. A very spectacular season in his career as he was voted to All-Big West 1st Team. As mentioned above Gallo...


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FaviconIreland - Ireland U16 men lose out to Finland 

Ndonwanne<br>Okafor<br>
Ndonwanne
Okafor
In Montenegro, Ireland U16 men lost out to Finland 64-83 in their 12th - 16th classification game of the 2019 U16 Men's European Championships Division B. Ndonwanne Okafor (201-PF-03) had another near triple double for Ireland finishing with 19 points, 13 rebounds and 7 blocked shots in Ireland's standout performance but it was not meant to be for this team today. Ireland got off to a good start, Darragh Ferguson hit a three and then assisted Roneil Oguekwe and Mobi Ikegwuruka to give the...


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FaviconPortugal - Aron Nwankwo agreed terms with Oliveirense 

Aron Nwankwo
Aron Nwankwo
Defending champion U.D. Oliveirense (LPB) strengthened their roster with addition of 27-year old American forward Aron Nwankwo (202-98kg-92, college: Pittsburgh). He played in the summer at Melbourne in Eurobasket Summer League in Chicago, which is considered top summer league for players who want to play basketball overseas. Nwankwo managed to play in three leagues in three countries last year (!!!). In only one ESL game he had 4 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists and 1 block. The most of las...


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FaviconCyprus - ENAD Agios Dometios ink Giorgos Aristodimou 

Costantinos<br>Mirallais<br>
Costantinos
Mirallais
Ydra Asfalistiki ENAD Agios Dometios (Division B1) signed 21-year old point guard Giorgos Aristodimou (183-98). The last time (15-17) he played at the junior team of Keravnos in Cypriot OPAP Basket League. Aristodimou missed last season and had one year break from professional basketball. Aristodimou was named to U18 National Team in 2015. Ydra Asfalistiki ENAD Agios Dometios roster for 2019-2020: Guards: George Frageskou Costantinos Mirallais Christos Alexandridis Giorgos Aristodimou...


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FaviconCyprus - Fitirikkos stays at ENAD Agios Dometios 

Costantinos<br>Mirallais<br>
Costantinos
Mirallais
Ydra Asfalistiki ENAD Agios Dometios (Division B1) confirmed in their roster 22-year old center Panagiotis Fitirikkos (201-97). has played there for the last five seasons. His team was regular season runner-up in Cyprus Division B Group B in 2016. Ydra Asfalistiki ENAD Agios Dometios roster for 2019-2020: Guards: George Frageskou Costantinos Mirallais Christos Alexandridis Forwards: Giorgos Avgoustinou Constantinos Azas Center: Panagiotis Fitirikkos By Eurobasket Data Center Che...


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FaviconMontenegro - Marko Todorovic (ex Joventut) is a newcomer at Gold Lions 

Marko<br>Todorovic<br>
Marko
Todorovic
Tianjin Gold Lions (CBA) strengthened their roster with addition of 27-year old Montenegrin international forward Marko Todorovic (210-111kg-92, agency: Alti Sport). He is the second import player in the roster as USA Chasson Randle signed here earlier. Todorovic played last season at Joventut in Spanish Liga Endesa. In 35 games he recorded 11.0ppg, 5.9rpg, 2.5apg and 1.0bpg. Great season indeed as he was voted to Eurobasket.com All-Spanish Liga Endesa 2nd Team, All-Bosmans Team and Leagu...


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FaviconMontenegro - Argentina prevail against Montenegro in Lyon 

Gabriel Deck
Gabriel Deck
Argentina - Montenegro 85:77 Gabriel Deck (199-SF-95) nailed 23 points and pulled down 6 rebounds to lead Argentina past Montenegro at the international friendly tournament in Lyon. Montenegro eked out an 18:17 lead ten minutes into the game. They stayed in charge throughout the second period. The Balkan team accounted for a 35:33 halftime advantage. But Argentina stepped on the gas in the third period. They surged ahead to take a 5-point lead at the final intermission 57:52. Argentina d...


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FaviconGreece - Greece cruise past Italy in Athens 

Giannis<br>Antetokounmpo<br>
Giannis
Antetokounmpo
Greece - Italy 83:63 Greece victoriously opened their Acropolis International Tournament campaign. They stormed past Italy in the opener. Giannis Antetokounmpo (211-G/F-94, agency: Octagon Europe) provided 18 points to lead the hosts. Greece jumped to a comfortable 27:13 lead after ten minutes. The Hellenes boosted the margin at 21-point mark at the big break 49:28. Italy cut the distance in the third term. They trailed by 18 points at the final intermission. Greece held the Azzurri to j...


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FaviconSerbia - Jokic leads Serbia past Turkey at Acropolis Tournament 

Nikola Jokic
Nikola Jokic
Serbia - Turkey 87:72 Serbia beat Turkey to open the Acropolis International Tournament in Athens. Nikola Jokic (209-C-95, agency: BeoBasket) produced 18 points to lead the charge. Serbia recorded a 25:18 lead ten minutes into the game. They maintained the lead throughout the second term. Serbia accumulated a 44:36 halftime lead. They sank 27 points in the third term to boost the gap at 17-point mark at the final intermission. Serbia rallied to the victory in the fourth quarter. Bogdan B...


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FaviconEuropean Championships U16 - Spain and France advance into title game in Udine 

Ruben<br>Dominguez<br>
Ruben
Dominguez
SEMIS Russia - Spain 53-81 Spain stormed past Russia to reach the Final in Udine. Spain led from start to finish in this one. Spain accumulated a 44:30 halftime lead. Spain held Russia to just 6 points in the fourth term to ease to the victory. Ruben Dominguez (197-SG-03) came up with 19 points, while Michael Caicedo (197-F-03) added 17 points for Spain. Aleksandr Kolosov (198-SF-03) replied with 16 points for Russia. Italy - France 56-73 France have become finalists in Udine. They upset...


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