FaviconUSA - Wizards rising star Beal learned mental toughness from U17 Worlds 20 Jun 2014, 8:45 am

Bradley-Beal-20-06-2014WASHINGTON (FIBA U17 World Championship/FIBA Basketball World Cup) - Emerging star Bradley Beal stepped up his game for the Washington Wizards in his second season in the NBA. And winning the inaugural FIBA U17 World Championship in 2010 played a big role in the1 being prepared for big games like the playoffs. Beal was the MVP of the first-ever ...


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FaviconIWBF - Women's Wheelchair World Championships set to tip off in Toronto 19 Jun 2014, 8:13 am

IWBF-Women_sWC-19-06-2014Toronto (IWBF Women's World Championship) - If he's been paying attention to that other tournament going on in Brazil this week, Holger Glinicki, the head coach of 2012 Paralympic gold medalists Germany must be using the example of Spain to let his players know that the top step of the podium at the 2014 IWBF Women's World Championship is anything but ...


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FaviconFIBA - International coaches clinic to be staged in Pilsen during FIBA U17 WC Women 19 Jun 2014, 8:11 am

Natalia-Hejkova-19-06-2014PILSEN (FIBA U17 World Championship for Women) - A centrepiece of the upcoming FIBA U17 World Championship for Women in the Czech Republic will be an international coaching clinic facilitated by some of the biggest names in the women's game. The two-day event (Saturday-Sunday 5-6 July) which will take place at the City Arena in Pilsen, one of the two host ...


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FaviconFIBA - Emirates Airline and Dubai Duty Free sign on as sponsors for FIBA U17 World Championship 18 Jun 2014, 2:01 pm

Emirates-Dubai-Duty-Free-18-06-2014DUBAI (FIBA U17 World Championship) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Basketball Association has signed world leading companies Emirates Airline and Dubai Duty Free as sponsors for the 2014 FIBA U17 World Championship. Emirates will serve as the Presenting Sponsor and Official Airline of the Championship, while Dubai Duty Free will be the Event Sponsor as ...


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FaviconCAN - Canada to use FIBA Americas U16 loss as teaching tool for U17 Worlds 18 Jun 2014, 12:08 pm

Dave-DeAveiro-18-06-2014TORONTO (FIBA U17 World Championship) - Canada coach Dave DeAveiro plans to look back at a bitter defeat before looking forward to building a winning group as he readies to prepare his team for the 2014 FIBA U17 World Championship. Last summer, Canada lost to Argentina 65-64 in overtime of the Semi-Finals at the 2013 FIBA Americas U16 Championship. Even ...


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FaviconPOL - Kobryn U-turn fuels Polish ambitions 17 Jun 2014, 8:07 am

Ewelina-Kobryn-17-06-2014WLADYSLAWOWO (EuroBasket Women 2015) - Having previously decided to hang up her national team vest and retire, Ewelina Kobryn is demonstrating why her recent change of heart over representing her nation was greeted with such delight after putting Poland firmly on the road to EuroBasket Women 2015. The standout center underlined her quality with a stunning ...


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FaviconUSA - Samuelson survives injury scare to make the grade 17 Jun 2014, 7:39 am

Katie-Lou-Samuelson-17-06-2COLORADO SPRINGS (FIBA U17 World Championship for Women) - Making the final roster of any USA national team is an intense and fiercely competitive process, but for Katie Lou Samuelson there was an added complication as she tried nailing down a spot for the FIBA U17 World Championship for Women. Speaking as the two-time reigning champions assemble ahead of ...


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FaviconFIBA/NBA - Basketball without Borders enjoys Italian job 16 Jun 2014, 12:33 pm

BWB-Europe-16-06-2014ROME (Basketball without Borders) - Basketball without Borders (BWB), the NBA and FIBA's global basketball development programme, is continuing to make a positive splash around the globe after the successful conclusion of its European camp in the Italian capital of Rome earlier this month (2-5 June). One of the highlights at the event - which saw 50 of the ...


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FaviconESP/BRA - Marcelinho does it again 16 Jun 2014, 10:31 am

Marcelinho-Huertas-16-06-20VALENCIA (Liga Endesa) - Brazil's Marcelinho Huertas is always the man for the big occasion. The Barcelona point guard, whose game-winner from close to mid-court in the 2012 Liga Endesa Finals against Real Madrid propelled Barca to that season's title, made another buzzer-beater on Sunday to give the Catalans a 77-75 triumph at Valencia in the fifth and ...


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FaviconUSA - Spurs capture fifth title 16 Jun 2014, 9:18 am

San-Antonio-Spurs-champs-16SAN ANTONIO (NBA) - The San Antonio Spurs geared themselves up for a major battle against the two-time defending champions Miami Heat but ended up winning the fifth title in club history at a canter. Kawhi Leonard, the NBA Finals MVP, provided a lot of the inspiration in a 104-87 triumph in Texas on Sunday as the Spurs clinched a 4-1 series ...


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FaviconCAN - Clarke happy with final choice for Czech mission 16 Jun 2014, 7:25 am

Canada-U17W-16-06-2014TORONTO (FIBA U17 World Championship for Women) - Canada head coach Carly Clarke is now ready to undertake her mission at the FIBA U17 World Championship for Women after finalising her roster for the tournament in the Czech Republic. After taking a total of 15 players into her recent preparation camp, there was disappointment for the trio of Halle Bovell, ...


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Favicon3x3 - Loyd becomes number 1 woman in 3x3 World Ranking 13 Jun 2014, 3:20 pm

DSC_7747NOTRE DAME (3x3) - Jewell Loyd's dream week at the 2014 FIBA 3x3 World Championships reached a new climax. Not only did the 20-year-old American capture the gold medal, she also climbed up all the way to become the new number one 3x3 women's player in the world. Talking on the phone from the campus of the prestigious University of Notre Dame, the ...


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Favicon3x3 - Bulut back on top of the 3x3 World 13 Jun 2014, 2:37 pm

DSC_6797NOVI SAD (3x3) - It took just six months for Dusan Domovic Bulut to regain his status as number one 3x3 player in the world, following the 2014 FIBA 3x3 World Championships in Moscow, Russia (5-8 June), where he led Serbia to second place. It was the best consolation prize for the man known as 'Mr Bullutproof' after his team just fell short of an ...


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FaviconFIBA - FIBA Europe relocate EuroBasket 2015 13 Jun 2014, 1:06 pm

FIBA-Europe-EuroBasket-2015MUNICH (EuroBasket 2015) - During its meeting in Munich on Friday, the Board of FIBA Europe decided to relocate EuroBasket 2015 from Ukraine to a new destination. The decision was taken after careful consideration of the continuous political situation and security issues in Ukraine, which are deemed as less than favourable for the staging of such an ...


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FaviconCZE - Satoransky eager to build on summer of 2013 13 Jun 2014, 11:14 am

Tomas-Satoransky-13-06-2014SEVILLE (EuroBasket) - The Czech Republic raised plenty of eyebrows at last summer's EuroBasket in Slovenia, where they came within a whisker of reaching the Second Round after competing against Croatia, Spain, Slovenia, Georgia and Poland. Expected to be the whipping boys of Group C, the Czechs instead turned out to be a fast-breaking, formidable side ...


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FaviconUSA - Spurs hammer Heat again for 3-1 lead 13 Jun 2014, 7:31 am

Kawhi-Leonard-13-06-2014MIAMI (NBA) - There won't be many people giving the Miami Heat a chance to win a third straight NBA title after their 107-86 Game 4 defeat at home on Thursday night to the San Antonio Spurs, a result that dropped the Heat into a 3-1 hole. Argentina's Manu Ginobili, however, is one of those who does think they can still three-peat. He's warning his San ...


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FaviconCZE - Fousek continues to iron out the wrinkles 12 Jun 2014, 7:32 am

Richard-Fousek-12-06-2014JICIN (FIBA U17 World Championship for Women) - Czech Republic head coach Richard Fousek believes his team still have plenty to do before they step out as a proud host nation at the FIBA U17 World Championship for Women. The play-caller sent his team into a triple-header against the Czech U18 national team last weekend with mixed results and while playing ...


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FaviconPHI - Philippines dream to come true at U17 Worlds 11 Jun 2014, 9:28 am

Michael-Ray-Jarin-11-06-201MANILA (FIBA U17 World Championship) - It had been a long time coming and now the Philippines can hardly wait to finally live out their dreams and play at the 2014 FIBA U17 World Championship. And it just one sign that basketball in the Asian country is becoming better and better. "For us to finally make it to the world championship is a dream come ...


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FaviconESP - Valencia, Unicaja put El Clasico Finals on hold 11 Jun 2014, 7:28 am

Valencia-11-06-2014BARCELONA (Liga Endesa) - Barcelona and Real Madrid needed victories on Tuesday night to sweep their respective Spanish Liga Endesa Semi-Finals and set up another El Clasico title showdown. They didn't get them. Both European giants suffered Game 3 defeats with eight-man Valencia Basket putting forth an extraordinary effort at Barcelona to prevail 74-70 ...


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FaviconUSA - Leonard, Diaw shine as Spurs take Game 3 11 Jun 2014, 6:56 am

Kawhi-Leonard-11-06-2014MIAMI (NBA) - The San Antonio Spurs regained home-court advantage in the NBA Finals on Tuesday night with a 111-92 victory at Miami. The Heat, who got 35 points from LeBron James in Sunday's Game 2 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio to level the series at 1-1, had no answer for the Spurs' Kawhi Leonard in Game 3. Leonard, whose play has earned him a ...


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