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Kangoeroes adds rookie Kameron Edwards (video)

Kangoeroes Mechelen has announced the acquisition of US rookie Kameron Edwards for the upcoming season. Edwards just recently graduated from Pepperdine (NCAA) where he spent the past 5 years (redshirting his 2nd year). In his senior season at Pepperdine he averaged very solid numbers with 16.2 ppg, 7.4 rpg & 1.2 apg in 32.6 mpg…

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Limburg United signs youngster Nik Dragan

Limburg United has announced the arrival of 20 year old Slovenian Big Man Nik Dragan to reinforce their A & B teams this upcoming season. Dragan will get his first experience abroad after competing for Hopsi Polzela in the Slovenian 1st Division these past couple of seasons. This season he competed in 8 games for…

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Future Antwerp Giants player will finish the season in Israel

Before joining the Telenet Antwerp Giants for the 2020-2021 season, Kenneth “Speedy” Smith will join Maccabi Haifa to finish the 2019-2020 season of the Israeli Basketball Premier League. The championship in Israel will resume on June 20. Earlier this season, Smith played with Charleroi in EMBL and in the Fiba Europe Cup, being one of…

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A new point guard for Liège Basket

Liège Basket just announced the signing of a new point guard: Lovre Bašić. Bašić played his entire career in the Croatian League with Zadar and Osijek. He also played in the ABA Liga with Zadar against big clubs like Partizan Belgrade or Crvena Zvezda. The 25 years old was averaging 13,6 points et 8,6 assists,…

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Trevor Thompson signs with Kangoeroes Mechelen

25 year old and 2m13 tall US Center Trevor Thompson is returning to Belgium as he has signed with Kangoeroes Mechelen. It will be his second season in Belgium after he previously joined the Antwerp Giants on an interim contract in the 2018-’19 season. With the Giants Thompson played limited minutes in which he averaged…

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Milos Bojovic adds another season with Liège Basket

For the fourth consecutive season the high-scoring Serbian swingman Milos Bojovic will represent the colors of Liège Basket. In his three previous seasons with Liège, Bojovic led the league in scoring twice (18.3 ppg & 19.0 ppg respectively), while finishing in second place (18.6 ppg) this past season despite only getting into action in January…

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Ayoub Nouhi returns back home to start his professional career (video)

After 3 seasons abroad (1 season with Canarias Basketball Academy in Spain and 2 seasons at Texas-Arlington University in the USA) the 21 year old Brussels native Ayoub Nouhi returns back to his hometown to start his professional career with Brussels Basket. With his size, athletic abilities and work-ethic Nouhi can be used at the…

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Arthur Goethals: “If necessary, we will wait until January to start the season”

Arthur Goethals, the president of the Belgian basketball league, gave an interview to HLN where he gives his thoughts on the current situation: “The basketball season won’t start without fans. We respect all the sanitary measures, but we won’t play in empty arenas. If our capacity is limited, we can accept it. But we don’t…

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A couple of new names announced at Phoenix Brussels

It has been a busy off-season for Brussels and even though the summer hasn’t even started yet, their roster is clearly coming along very nicely for next season. Their latest acquisition is a name that will probably sound pretty familar for any basketball fan out there as they have announced the signing of 1m88 tall…

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Owen Klassen will leave Antwerp

After one season with Antwerp, Owen Klassen will leave Belgium to sign with the Hamilton Honey Badgers in Canada, his home country. Klassen was solid last year with Antwerp as he posted 10,3 PTS and 6,6 RBDS in 20,8 MIN in EMBL. For next season, Antwerp has already announced the renewal of Stephaun Branch, the…