Hugh Robertson will not play for Leuven this season, 2 new players to replace him

In April, Leuven announced that Hugh Robertson‘s contract was extended for one more year. But when the Bears were supposed to resume training earlier this month, Robertson was nowhere to be found and he was unreachable. When the Bears finally reached him, he was in Egypt for personal matters. According to HLN, Roberston announced that…


Italian club reportedly interested in Hugh Robertson

According to Il Piccolo, Trieste is interested in signing Hugh Robertson, the Star of the coaches from last season. Last week, Leuven announced that they had extended Robertson’s contract for next season. If Trieste want to sign him, they’ll probably have to pay a buy-out. Last season Robertson was impressive for Leuven as he averaged…


The Leuven Bears have completed their roster (video)

The Leuven Bears have announced their latest additions for next season and are now complete with 9 professional players on their roster. After the re-signing of Hugh Robertson, Brandan Stith and Joshua Heath during the season and with Seppe D’espallier, Luka Kotrulja and Joris Fauconnier still under contract, Leuven has now also extended Jonas Delalieux’…


2019-’20 EMBL Awards

Hans Vanwijn from the Antwerp Giants has been elected as the 2019-’20 EMBL Belgian Player of the Year. In 14 games Vanwijn recorded averages of 12.8 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 2.9 apg, 0.5 spg & 0.4 bpg. Seppe D’espallier from the Leuven Bears has been elected as the 2019-’20 EMBL Belgian Youngster of the Year. The…


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…


Leuven Bears moving upwards.

It’s been a long time coming for the Leuven Bears. After dangling at the bottom of the standings for the past 6 seasons the Bears are finally looking like they will reach the playoffs again. Currently sitting comfortably in 5th place in the league with their 7-6 record they are being carried by their US players…