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Tag: Ismael Bako

Belgian Players Abroad

TIB Power Ranking: Belgian Players Abroad

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. Here’s…

Belgian Players AbroadEuropean Competitions

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…

Belgian Players Abroad

Overview: Belgian Players Abroad (2020-’21)

Traditionally we at TIB publish a little overview at the start of each season discussing the Belgian Players who will be playing abroad. We do this in three seperate categories: Belgian Players Abroad in which we discuss the Belgian professional players abroad. Belgian Youngsters Abroad in wich we discuss the Belgian youngsters (born in 1999…

Transfers

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…

Belgian Players Abroad

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…

Belgian Players Abroad

Power Ranking: Belgian Players Abroad

1) Matt Lojeski (Tofas – TUR D1): 48.1 rtpg2) Sam Van Rossom (Valencia – ESP D1): 44.8 rtpg3) Jean Salumu (Pistoia – ITA D1): 38.8 rtpg4) Pierre-Antoine Gillet (Fuenlabrada – ESP D1): 37.8 rtpg5) Ismael Bako (ASVEL – FRA D1): 37.1 rtpg6) Jonathan Tabu (Le Portel – FRA D1): 34.2 rtpg Thomas De Thaey (Breogan…

National Teams

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…

National Teams

Belgian Lions advance to EC2021 Qualifications

The Belgian Lions did what they were supposed to do as they defeated Portugal on the road with the 60-70 final score. It was anything but an easy victory though. The Portuguese came out with a lot of intensity, while our Lions struggled to hit the few open shots they received and so at the half our…