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Brussels beats Mons (70-75)

Another preseason game was held yesterday in Mons. And things started pretty well for Mons and Auston Barnes (15 points in the first quarter ! ) and it was 25-20 after 10′. In the second quarter, both teams showed some interesting defensive sequences (40-35 after 20′). In the third quarter, Ian Hanavan’s team took the…

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First win of the preseason for Antwerp against Bonn (70-77)

First game of the preseason abroad for the Antwerp Giants this Sunday against Telekom Baskets Bonn. The first quarter was in favor of the German team (20-13 after 10′), but Christophe Beghin’s team reacted well to cut the deficit to 3 at halftime (35-32 after 20′). After a close 3rd quarter, the Giants were still…

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Spirou Basket player tests positive for Coronavirus

A Spirou Basket player has tested positive for Coronavirus. The player played a game last Sunday with the second team of Charleroi against Nivelles with some other players from the professional team. All the staff and the other players have been tested in recent days and everybody, except one player, is negative. Charleroi will have…

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Tie between Mons and Antwerp (70-70)

Yesterday, Mons welcomed Antwerp at the Diamonte mons.arena in front of a small audience. After a quick start for Christophe Beghin’s team (7-21 after 10′), Mons had reduced the deficit at halftime (30-40 after 20′). With only 5 minutes to go, the gap was only 1 (60-61 after 35′) and the game ended up in…

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Brussels Basketball player tests positive for Coronavirus

A Brussels Basketball player tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday. Brussels played his first game of the preseason against Den Bosch in the Brussels European Tournament. Without some players like Foerts, Washington or Massamba, Ian Hanavan’s team was in front for the most part of the game, but the team coached by Jean-Marc Jaumin managed to…

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Hugh Robertson will not play for Leuven this season, 2 new players to replace him

In April, Leuven announced that Hugh Robertson‘s contract was extended for one more year. But when the Bears were supposed to resume training earlier this month, Robertson was nowhere to be found and he was unreachable. When the Bears finally reached him, he was in Egypt for personal matters. According to HLN, Roberston announced that…

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Firsts games of the preseason for Oostende (VIDEO)

Oostende started his preseason Sunday with a game against the London Lions. For the first game of the season, Mario Nakic was already very active for Dario Gjergja’s team, he scored 10 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for his first game. Simon Buysse scored 13 points in the first half, Loic Schwartz scored 11 pints…

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A new center for Oostende (Videos)

Oostende announced the signing of the former NBA center, Thomas Welsh (7’0″). Welsh played 11 games in the NBA with the Denver Nuggets in 2018-2019. Before joining the big league, he played 4 years in NCAA with UCLA. Last season, Welsh played in the G League with the Greensboro Swarm. He averaged 10.9 points, 8.9…

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Pierre-Antoine Gillet signs with Oostende

He is back ! After spending 3 seasons abroad in France and in Spain, Pierre-Antoine Gillet decided to sign a 3 year contract with Oostende. Gillet already played for Oostende between 2013 and 2017. The power-forward is also an important member of the Belgian Lions.

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Mons-Hainaut’s roster is now complete for the upcoming season

After the acquisition of US Center Skylar Spencer Mons-Hainaut has now signed Belgian youngster Igor Mintogo Ebang to a 2 year deal to complete their roster for the upcoming season. Originally hailing from Braine-Le-Comte Mintogo started his basketball career in the youth teams of Mons-Hainaut before making the step abroad when he joined Lille (France)…