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Tag: Jean-Marc Mwema

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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…

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….

National Teams

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…

European Competitions

Darüssafaka beats Oostende in Champions League (VIDEO)

First game of the season in Champions League and first loss for Dario Gjergja’s team against Darüssafaka (79-74). Without Simon Buysse and Haris Bratanovic, both injured, Oostende started the game well (6-12 after 5′). But Darüssafaka ended the first quarter strongly (20-18 after 10′). The team from Istanbul was still in front at half-time (39-33)….

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Oostende force decisive Game 3

Basketbalclub Oostende forced a decisive Game 3 in their #BasketballCL Round of 16 match-up with Tenerife after winning Game 2 with the 75-69 final score. Jean-Marc Mwema brought his A-game in this one as he led the way for Oostende with his 17 pts (4/8 from behind the arc). McIntosh (11 pts), Caupain (10 pts) and youngster Simon Buysse (10 pts…

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Riding the wave

After the amazing successes of our Belgian Cats it was now up to our Belgian Lions to put Belgian Basketball on the map. And in this first game of the FIBA EuroBasket 2021 Qualifiers they did just that by defeating number 8 in the world Lithuania with the convincing 86-65 final score. Although we can’t…