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Tag: Alexandre Libert

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TIB High Five (8-10 January)

Here is our weekly TIB High Five (8-10 January)  Alex Libert Due to the coronacrisis, budgets went down this season in het EuroMillions Basketball League. As a consequence, youngsters get more minutes than ever before. The best youngsters of this early season are Nakic, Djurisic, Sylla, Bleijenbergh, D’Espallier but none of them made it to…

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TIB Power Ranking: Players on EMBL teams (December 27th)

Much like last season we at TIB will again publish our several Power Rankings throughout the season. Our ranking is based on the TIB rating which is calculated using the players’ stats and is somewhat similar to the standard efficiency rating but also takes into account the level of competition the player competes in and…

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Brussels beats Spirou Charleroi (83-77)

Brussels beats Spirou Charleroi (83-77), in Euromillions Basketball League. It was the first game at the Palais 12 in the EMBL championship this season for Brussels basketball. Quickly, Ian Hanavan’s team took control of the game thanks to Pavle Djurisic (25-21). Gradually, the gap climbed during the second act while Spirou struggled at the offensive…

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TIB High Five

Here is our TIB High Five from last weekend. Alex Libert Disaster struck for Spirou Charleroi after only four minutes when Milan Samardzic, their starting point guard, went down with an ugly knee injury. His absence made Alex Libert feel a bit lonely in the back court but… the Belgian Lion responded in a great…

National Teams

Belgian Lions: Our top five

Belgian Lions: Our top five after the bubble in Vilnius. Retin Obasohan He was the lion who roared loudest during this qualifying window. Obasohan has always been a great athlete, driving powerfully to the basket and sometimes finishing spectacularly. Against the Czech Republic and Lithuania, Obasohan showed he has improved his previously iffy shot selection….

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Belgian Lions: Dario Gjergja selects 15 players for the EuroBasket qualifiers

Dario Gjergja selects 15 Belgian Lions for the EuroBasket qualifiers window in November. Belgium will travel to Vilnius in Lithuania, in a bubble due to the coronavirus health crisis, to play the Eurobasket Qualifiers. The Belgian Lions will play against the Czech Republic on November 27 and Lithuania on November 29. Belgium sits at the…

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Antwerp Giants win Belgian Cup

The Telenet Giants Antwerp have prolonged their Belgian Cup title as they defeated Spirou Basket Charleroi with the 83-78 final score. The Giants really made the difference in an excellent third quarter and headed into the final quarter they were holding on to a 68-56 lead. Spirou fought back however and slowly but surely closed the gap and with…

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Spirou goes down in the final quarter

Spirou Basket Charleroi went down in the final quarter against the Bakken Bears and take the 78-82 loss. Josh Sharma had himself an excellent game for Les Spirous and finished with 19 pts, 16 rebs & 3 blks. Alex Libert chipped in with 15 pts & 6 asts, while Anthony Beane recorded 13 pts.

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Charleroi defeats Karsiyaka

Spirou Basket Charleroi completes a very successful evening for the Belgian teams in the European competitions (also for the women with wins for Castors Braine and Kangoeroes) as they win their home-game against Karsiyaka with the 81-76 final score. Anthony Beane was red-hot throughout the entire game and really carried Spirou in the opening half. And when…

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Belgian Lions still undefeated in Pre-Qualifiers

The Belgian Lions remained undefeated in the European Championship Pre-Qualifiers as they easily put aside Iceland with the 90-62 final score. Despite playing with a heavily altered roster – which included 3 youngsters who were getting their first minutes with the National Team – the Belgian Lions overcame a somewhat slow start to fairly easily pull away…