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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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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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Pierre-Antoine Gillet signs with Oostende

He is back ! After spending 3 seasons abroad in France and in Spain, Pierre-Antoine Gillet decided to sign a 3 year contract with Oostende. Gillet already played for Oostende between 2013 and 2017. The power-forward is also an important member of the Belgian Lions.

Belgian Players Abroad

Tournament to finish the Liga Endesa will be played in Valencia with 3 Belgian players

The Liga Endesa announced that a 12-team tournament will be held in Valencia to finish the season. This tournament will reportedly be played between June 17 and June 30. The teams will be divided into two groups of six: Barcelona, Tenerife, Bilbao (Quentin Serron’s team) , Vitoria, Malaga and Badalona in the group A, Madrid,…

Belgian Players Abroad

Spanish League will finish out the season with playoffs

The Spanish Liga Endesa has announced that they will finish out the 2019-’20 season with a Playoffs consisting of the Top 12 of the regular season standings as they were at the time of the coronavirus outbreak. These playoffs will be played in one location as soon as it is allowed by the Spanish government….

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…

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The opening window of the EuroBasket 2021

The opening window of the EuroBasket 2021 Qualifiers has given us a surprising look into the strength of our Belgian Lions. Despite practically missing their starting line-up with Sam Van Rossom (injury/Euroleague), Ismael Bako (Euroleague), Jean Salumu (injury), Manu Lecomte (injury) and Hans Vanwijn (injury) – as well as youngster Vrenz Bleijenbergh (injury) – for…

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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…

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Lions start pre-qualifications with the win on the road

The Belgian Lions have opened their 2-game road-trip with a win in Iceland. Despite falling behind in a fairly rough opening quarter against the energetic Icelandic defense the Lions picked things up in the second quarter to slowly chip away at the deficit and eventually went up and over for the 34-43 lead at the half. The…