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Pleiss’ double-double lands him Player of the Week award

SPAIN: "24-year old center Tibor Pleiss (215-C-89) had a very impressive game in the last round for Laboral Kutxa and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 20. He had a double-double of 16 points and 11 rebounds, while his team crushed BdR Valladolid (#18, 2-18) with 17-point margin 84-67. Laboral Kutxa [...]

By | February 24th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Phoenix Suns Guard Goran Dragic will Participate in NBA Skills Challenge

PHOENIX: "Goran Dragic will be one of four guards in the Western Conference to participate in the Skills Challenge during this year's All-Star weekend. The Taco Bell Skills Challenge is introducing a new format that features four teams of two players each competing in a two-round timed relay-style course consisting of dribbling, passing and shooting [...]

By | February 7th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dragic Named Western Conference Player of Week

PHOENIX –"After helping the Suns to a 4-0 record last week and to five straight wins overall, guard Goran Dragic was named the NBA Western Conference Player of the Week for Jan. 27-Feb. 2, the league announced today. This is the second NBA Player of the Week honor of Dragic’s career, and is his first [...]

By | February 3rd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Euroleague profiles: James Gist, Panathinaikos Athens

Euroleague.net: "Euroleague fans have often seen James Gist in the weekly Top 10 plays over the last three seasons. The Panathinaikos Athens forward is a highlight reel on both ends of the floor, with monster slams or forceful shot-blocks. Since his arrival to the competition in 2010, his spectacular plays have energized Euroleague crowds across [...]

By | January 31st, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jurij Zdovc named coach of national team

SLOVENIA: "KZS announced that Jurij Zdovc had been named head coach of Slovenian National Team for the 2014 World Championship and 2015 European Championship. Zdovc started his coaching career in 1997 with his alma mater Comet (Slovenske Konjice) and since then he has also been bench boss at Split, Geoplin Slovan, Iraklis Thessaloniki, Bosna, Union [...]

By | January 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dunk of the night: James Gist, Panathinaikos Athens

BDA's James Gist goes for the dunk of the day. James Clough Gist III (born October 26, 1986), nicknamed "Airlines", is an American professional basketball player who plays for Panathinaikos Athens of the Greek Basket League. He is 6'9" 235 pounds power forward. Gist attended Our Lady of Good Counsel High School. He played college [...]

By | January 13th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Andy Rautins selected to 2014 Beko All Star Team

GERMANY: "After revealing the starters for the 2014 Beko BBL Allstar game in Bonn on January 18th in Bonn some days ago, the two coaches of team national and team international have selected the rest of the teams. Head coach of team international Tyrone Mccoy has also selected Andrew Rautins (FRAPORT SKYLINERS, SG, first selection) for [...]

By | December 19th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2013 EuroBasket: Sweden stun Russia to stay alive in Group D

Sweden injected some life into their 2013 EuroBasket campaign. The Scandinavian side stunned Russia today to improve at 1-2 record in Group D. Jeffery Taylor (200-F-89, college: Vanderbilt) top scorer with 25 points, 6 boards and 4 assists for Sweden. Russia suffered the third straight defeat at the tournament.  Sweden opened the game with four quick points. Read [...]

By | September 9th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jordan Williams – Forward

Born: October 11, 1990 Height: 6’10″ Weight: 260 lbs Current Team: Bilbao, Spain Hometown: Torrington, Connecticut Stats: YEAR Team Minutes Points Rebounds Assists Steals Blocks 2-pt FG% 3-pt FG% 11/12 NJ Nets 14.8 4.6 3.6 0.3 0.5 0.3 50.7% 0.0% 10/11 Maryland 32.0 16.0 11.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 50.0% 0.0% Achievements: ACC Regular Season Co-Champion-10 [...]

By | September 5th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments