Stephens, Akita Lose in BJ League Finals

JAPAN: "Deshawn Stephens and his team Akita Northern Happinets lost the BJ League title to Hammamatsu Phoenix by two points (71-69).  Akita's Deshawn Stephens (203-F-89, college:San Diego St.) had a tremendous game and caused defensive fits all 40 minutes for the Phoenix. He led all players with 30 points on 12-for-13 shooting from the field and [...]

By | May 27th, 2015|Featured Players, News|0 Comments

Real Madrid’s young star Doncic named ANGT MVP"Real Madrid’s young star Luka Doncic was selected as the Most Valuable Player of the ADIDAS NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT after guiding Madrid to its first ANGT title. Doncic, who only turned 16 in February and was two years younger than many of the players he competed against, played a huge role in Madrid beating defending [...]

By | May 19th, 2015|Featured Players, News|0 Comments

Paul Davis, Khimki Moscow Region "Having reached the championship game, but lost it, in his Eurocup debut four years ago, Khimki Moscow Region center Paul Davis is as motivated as any player to get another shot at lifting the trophy starting Friday in the finals against Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas. Davis, 30, had to watch from the sidelines, [...]

By | April 23rd, 2015|Featured Players, News|0 Comments

Derrick Brown – 2014-15 All-Eurocup first team "The 2014-15 Eurocup basketball season was packed with a lot of action and great players who proved their value in the competition. As it does every season, Euroleague Basketball honors 10 deserving stars as members of the All-Eurocup First and Second Teams. The players selected are those that excelled on the court throughout the [...]

By | April 16th, 2015|Featured Players, News|0 Comments

Payne’s 20 points and 9 rebounds give him Player of the Week award

FRANCE:"26-year old swingman Mark Payne (203-G/F-88) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for Chalons-Reims and receives a Player of the Week award for round 28. He had the game-high 20 points adding nine rebounds and three assists for Chalons-Reims in his team's victory, helping them to edge out Chalon (#12, 13-15) [...]

By | April 15th, 2015|Featured Players, News|0 Comments

Will Cherry, Zalgiris Kaunas "With its win against Panathinaikos Athens, Zalgiris Kaunas remained strong in the fight to make it to the playoffs from difficult Top 16 Group E. Zalgiris sits in fifth place with a 4-6 record and has won its last two home games to keep its playoffs options alive. One of its best players in [...]

By | March 18th, 2015|Featured Players, News|0 Comments

Panathinaikos re-signs Gist

GREECE:"Panathinaikos Athens reached a new agreement with high-flying power forward James Gist, who extended his contract until the end of the 2016-17 season. Gist (2.06 meters, 28 years old) arrived to Panathinaikos in December 2012 in a trade which sent Andy Panko to Unicaja Malaga. He is averaging 9.3 points and 4.5 rebounds in 20 [...]

By | March 17th, 2015|Featured Players, News|0 Comments

Allan Ray extends with Virtus Bologna

ITALY: " Granarolo Virtus Bologna announced that Allan Ray (188-G-84, college: Villanova) will be under contract for other two seasons. During the current season, Ray has played 19 games with 16.2 ppg (38.8% from 2, 48.9% from 3, 89.7% from free throws) and a season high of 24 points scored against Trento. During his career [...]

By | March 11th, 2015|Featured Players, News|0 Comments

John Bryant claims German BBL weekly honor

GERMANY: "American John Bryant (208-C-87) had a very impressive game in the last round for B.Muenchen and that's him to receive a Player of the Week award for round 25. The 27-year old center had a double-double of 18 points and twelve rebounds, while his team outclassed MBC (#12, 9-15) with 36-point margin 95-59. [...]

By | March 10th, 2015|Featured Players, News|0 Comments