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Kim Mestdagh steps aside from the Belgian Cats after ten years

Kim Mestdagh steps aside of the Belgian Cats after ten years. Kim Mestdagh is not part of the Belgian Cats’ selection for the first two games in the preliminary round of the 2023 European Championship. At 31, she decided to step aside and focus on her Italian club Schio. “Since I was 16 I have…

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Jean-Marc Jaumin is the new head coach of Phoenix Brussels

Jean-Marc Jaumin is the new head coach of Phoenix Brussels, the team announced this Tuesday. After the departure of Ian Hanavan this Monday, Phoenix Brussels didn’t wait long to announce thier new head coach: Jean-Marc Jaumin. After Oostende and Aalst, Jaumin will coach his third team in first division in Belgium. The Brussels native, who…

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Ian Hanavan and Phoenix Brussels part ways

Ian Hanavan and Phoenix Brussels part ways, the team announced on Monday. The loss against Liège was the straw that breaks the camel’s back. Ian Hanavan is no longer the head coach of Phoenix Brussels. After a difficult first year, Brussels’s board decided to continue with Ian Hanavan, considering that the team he had last…

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Valéry Demory is the new head coach of the Belgian Cats

Valéry Demory is the head coach of the Belgian Cats, following the departure of Philip Mestdagh. Frenchman Valéry Demory is the new national coach of the Belgian Cats. This was confirmed by the Belgian basketball association on Saturday. “Valéry Demory is a warm personality, with extensive experience and palmares at the highest level,” says the…

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Brandon McCoy out for several months with knee injury

Brandon McCoy will be out for several months with a knee injury. Brandon McCoy has suffered a knee injury that will sideline him for several months. The 23 years old center suffered a knee injury during Oostende’s last game against Limburg. The ligaments of his knee are damaged. Because of this injury, Oostende will look…

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Former Aalst player signs in NBA

Former Aalst player signs in NBA, with the Charlotte Hornets. Last season, Cameron McGriff played for Aalst in EMBL. With Aalst, he averaged 13.5 points, 5 rebounds, 1.3 assist and 1 steal. The Charlotte Hornets announced that McGriff signed an unguaranteed contract with the team, ahead of the NBA season. It’s not the first time…

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Antwerp-Phoenix Brussels game postponed due to coronavirus

Antwerp-Phoenix Brussels game postponed due to coronavirus, the teams announced. The BNXT League game between the Antwerp Giants and Phoenix Brussels, scheduled for Friday in Antwerp, has been postponed. The reason for the postponement is the positive corona cases in the Brussels’ squad. No new date has been set yet. This corona outbreak in the…

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Antwerp beats Mons, Oostende still undefeated

Antwerp beats Mons, Oostende still undefeated, in the BNXT League. Antwerp won at home against Mons (73-62) at the Lotto Arena. In the other game of the evening, Oostende won against Aalst (89-84). After a neck-and-neck race, Antwerp made the difference to take a lead at halftime (19-19 and 41-31). Thanks to the duo Rogiers-Tiby…

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Limburg United dismiss Sacha Massot

Limburg United dismiss Sacha Massot, with immediate effect. Limburg United announced on Thursday morning that they have taken the decision to separate, with immediate effect, from their coach Sacha Massot. This departure comes after three defeats in as many games in the BNXT League. The defeats against Antwerp (72-81), Mons (67-68) and this Wednesday on…

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Max Kouguere signs with Brussels

Max Kouguere signs with Brussels to replace Pavle Djurisic. Phoenix Brussels announced the arrival of Max Kouguere. The 34-year-old winger from the Central African Republic played for years in France. He will have the task to replace Pvale Djurisic who suffered a cruciate ligament injury in his left knee and may be out for the…