Belgian Players Abroad

Ismael Bako and ASVEL beat Barcelona ! (VIDEO)

Ismael Bako and ASVEL beat Barcelona ! Big surprise this Friday at the Astroballe as ASVEL defeated Barcelona (80-68). For ASVEL, David Lighty recorded 17 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists. Nikola Mirotic recorded 19 points and 9 rebounds for Barcelona. Ismael Bako recorded 8 points (2/3 from 2’s and 4/4 from the free throw…


Euroleague: First win for Asvel and Ismael Bako (VIDEO)

Asvel defeated Baskonia yesterday to picks up his first win of the season in Euroleague (86-88). The French team only played 4 games in Euroleague this season because some players tested positive for COVID-19 a couple of weeks ago. After the losses against Zalgiris, Milano and Valencia, it is the first win of the season…

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Game winning bucket for Sam Van Rossom in Euroleague (VIDEO)

The Euroleague is back ! And the first week of the season offered us a Belgian confrontation between Valencia (with Sam Van Rossom) and ASVEL (with Ismael Bako). Bako played only 8 minutes for ASVEL in which he dished out 2 assists. In the starting lineup, Sam Van Rossom scored the firsts points of the…


Former Oostende center signs with Spanish champion (VIDEOS)

Tonye Jekiri played the 2017-2018 season in Belgium with Oostende. With the BCO he won the Belgian Cup and the Championship, he was also named Finals MVP this Year. After 1 year in Turkey, the former Miami Hurricanes player (where he played with Manu Lecomte) signed a deal with ASVEL last season. He shared the…

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Ismael Bako extends his contract with ASVEL

ASVEL just announced that the French powerhouse and Ismael Bako have agreed to a contract extension till 2022. In 2019-2020, he was averaging 6.6 ppg, 3.6 rpg and 1.1 bpg in 14 minutes in the Jeep ELITE. In Euroleague action he played on average 11 minutes per game for 3.8 ppg, 2.2 rpg and 1.0…