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The NBA is back

It’s official, the NBA has approved a plan to restart the season on July 31. The season will restart with 22 teams at Disney World in Orlando. The 16 currents playoff teams will be joined by Washington in the East, New Orleans, Portland, Phoenix, Sacramento and San Antonio in the West. Each team will play…

TIB Throwbacks

#TBT – Christopher Copeland (’84 – SF – 2m02)

In their 70 years of existence Okapi Aalstar arguably had their most successful season in the EMBL during the 2011-’12 season. During that season they won their first (and so far only) Belgian Cup after defeating the Antwerp Giants with the 96-89 victory in overtime. And although their success in the Cup didn’t translate all…

Belgian Players Abroad

Tournament to finish the Liga Endesa will be played in Valencia with 3 Belgian players

The Liga Endesa announced that a 12-team tournament will be held in Valencia to finish the season. This tournament will reportedly be played between June 17 and June 30. The teams will be divided into two groups of six: Barcelona, Tenerife, Bilbao (Quentin Serron’s team) , Vitoria, Malaga and Badalona in the group A, Madrid,…

EMBL

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…

Belgian Players Abroad

Quentin Serron extends contract at Bilbao

Belgian Lion Quentin Serron will remain with Bilbao Basket for one more season (with an option for a second season) after he joined the club in February and competed in 2 games with them before the corona-virus put an end to all activities. In only his second game with Bilbao this season Serron already showed…

EMBL

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…

EMBL

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,…

Belgian Players Abroad

The Basketball Bundesliga will resume on June 6

The German Bundesliga will held a final tournament from June 6 while the finals will be played on June 26-28. This tournament will be played at the Audi Dome in Munich, without fans. There will be 2 groups of 5 teams in this tournament. The first game of this tournament will see Elias Lasisi and…