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Tag: SPIROU BASKET CHARLEROI – A

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Pro Liga decided to stop competition due to Coronavirus outbreak

After an emergency meeting the Pro Liga and all its clubs have unanimously decided to end the competition after only 17 games played (out of 26 games in the regular season) due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Current leader Filou Oostende is thus declared as the 2019-’20 Champion, while the tickets for the European competitions next…

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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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Tony Marion (’63 – PF – 2m02)

In this #ThrowbackThursday we take a look back at the career of Castors Braine’s 2m02 tall Power Forward Tony Marion. Born in Zaïre in 1963 Marion came over to Belgium at a very young age as the family settled at Neder-Over-Heembeek. Inspired by his brother Christian, he quickly picked up playing basketball and joined Racing Club de…

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Boukichou joins Spirou Charleroi.

After yet another loss for Spirou Basket Charleroi earlier this afternoon at Okapi Aalstar it became painfully clear that their big men were not living up to the expectations and thus Spirou have attracted a new center in the form of Khalid Boukichou. Boukichou – who had been without a team after he finished last season at Nancy…

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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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Pascal Angillis steps down as Head Coach

Due to health-issues of his 8 year-old son who was diagnosed with a tumor Pascal Angillis will be temporarily stepping down from his coaching job at Spirou Basket Charleroi in order to be with his family. His absence could last up to 3 months. In the meantime Sam Rotsaert will step-up as Head-Coach, while Oscar Lata remains Assistant Coach. We obviously…

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Bill Varner (’60 – SF – 1m98) (Video)

In this episode of our #ThrowBackThursday we take a look at the outstanding career of the American/Belgian Small Forward Bill Varner. The 1m98 lanky forward was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 1983 NBA Draft after graduating from Notre Dame with strong stats in his junior and senior years. Despite getting drafted by the Bucks, Varner…

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Andre Riddick (’73 – C – 2m08)

In our #ThrowBackThursday we take a look back at some of the players who have impacted First Division basketball in Belgium. This time around we’ll look back at a very charismatic and humble big man who dominated the Belgian paints with his defensive presence: none other than Andre Riddick, also known as “The Rejector”. Never before did…

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Ralph Biggs (’76 – SF – 1m98)

It has already been 4 years since the always smiling Ralph Biggs decided to put an end to his playing career.In this #ThrowBackThursday we take a look back at the players who have impacted First Division basketball in Belgium. It is safe to say that Ralph Biggs undoubtedly belongs in that category: The lanky swingman started his…