• Morocco - CRA Hoceima signs Deshun Patterson in his first year in pro basketball

    Chabab Rif Al Hoceima (D1) strengthened their roster with addition of American 178cm point guard Deshun Patterson. He graduated from Tabor (NAIA). He most recently was a part of Harlem Globtrotters.
  • Cameroon - Marcus Thomas signs at Forces Armees et Police Basketball de Yaounde

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    Defending champion Forces Armees et Police Basketball de Yaounde (D1) landed 25-year old American 191cm point guard Marcus Thomas, college: Rosemont for the new BAL season. He moved there from Philadelphia Cannons (ECBL) in the U.S. where he played this season.Thanks to pro basketball Marcus experienced life on four different continents. He is familiar with European, Latin American, African, and of course North American leagues. Thomas has played previously professionally in Irela
  • Cameroon - Narace re-signs at Le Mans

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    Le Mans Sarthe Basket (Jeep ELITE ProA) confirmed in their roster 24-year old Cameroonian international forward Williams Narace (201cm) for upcoming 21-22 season. He played there last season. In 21 Jeep ELITE ProA games he had 8.8ppg, 4.9rpg and 1.0apg. The previous (19-20) season Narace played at Sluc Nancy (ProB) where in 14 games he recorded 10.6ppg, 6.8rpg, 1.6apg and 1.6spg. 2019-20 was a great season as he was voted Eurobasket.com All-French ProB Defensive Player of the Ye
  • South Sudan - Ex NBA player confirmed as South Sudan Head Coach for 2021 AfroBasket

    Royal IveyBasketballghana.com can confirm former NBA player Royal Ivey has been named Head Coach of South Sudan's Mens Basketball Team. Ivey will coach the team at the 2021 FIBA African Nations Basketball Championship (AfroBasket) to be held from August 24 to September 5 in Kigali, Rwanda. South Sudan qualified to compete at the continental championship for the first time ever earlier this year with Luol Deng as Head Coach. Deng doubles as the country's Federation President. Ivey played 10 seas
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  • Nigeria - Rivers Hoopers to face Tunisian, Rwandan clubs in BAL group stage

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    Nigeria's representatives at the maiden edition of the Basketball Africa League (BAL), Rivers Hoopers, have been drawn in Group A. The Basketball Africa League made this known in an official announcement via its social media handle @thebal on Sunday. Hoopers will face Patriots of Rwanda, Gendarmerie Nationale Basketball Club (GNBC) of Madagascar, and U.S. Monastir of Tunisia. BAL divided the 12 participating teams into three groups of four which will feature an 18-game group phas
  • Rivers Hoopers to face Tunisian, Rwandan clubs in BAL group stage

    Robinson
    Opong
    Nigeria's representatives at the maiden edition of the Basketball Africa League (BAL), Rivers Hoopers, have been drawn in Group A. The Basketball Africa League made this known in an official announcement via its social media handle @thebal on Sunday. Hoopers will face Patriots of Rwanda, Gendarmerie Nationale Basketball Club (GNBC) of Madagascar, and U.S. Monastir of Tunisia. BAL divided the 12 participating teams into three groups of four which will feature an 18-game group phas
  • Rivers Hoopers unveil BAL roster

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    Sullivan
    Rivers Hoopers head coach Ogoh Odaudu has revealed his roster for the Basketball Africa League which tips off next week at the Kigali Arena, Rwanda.13 players and 5 members of the backroom staff arrived in Kigali at 12am on Tuesday and were immediately placed on 4-day quarantine.The team is made up of 9 local players and 4 foreign based players who recently signed to play for Rivers Hoopers at the BAL.D'Tigers star Ben Uzoh, Robinson Odoch Opong, Taren Sullivan and Chris Daniels.
  • Nigeria's Rivers Hoopers used BAL delay to strengthen roster

    Ogoh OdauduWhile Nigeria's Rivers Hoopers are still trying to navigate the sea of disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, head coach Ogoh Odaudu told ESPN that the Basketball Africa League's delay was a 'blessing in disguise'. The BAL, an initiative by the NBA to grow the game in Africa, was originally scheduled for its debut in March 2020, but, just weeks before tip off in Senegal, the coronavirus pandemic made that impossible. Now, more than a year later, a condensed and bubbled version
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  • Nigeria - Nigeria's Rivers Hoopers used BAL delay to strengthen roster

    Ogoh OdauduWhile Nigeria's Rivers Hoopers are still trying to navigate the sea of disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, head coach Ogoh Odaudu told ESPN that the Basketball Africa League's delay was a 'blessing in disguise'. The BAL, an initiative by the NBA to grow the game in Africa, was originally scheduled for its debut in March 2020, but, just weeks before tip off in Senegal, the coronavirus pandemic made that impossible. Now, more than a year later, a condensed and bubbled version
  • African Champions Cup - Rivers Hoopers unveil BAL roster

    Taren
    Sullivan
    Rivers Hoopers head coach Ogoh Odaudu has revealed his roster for the Basketball Africa League which tips off next week at the Kigali Arena, Rwanda.13 players and 5 members of the backroom staff arrived in Kigali at 12am on Tuesday and were immediately placed on 4-day quarantine.The team is made up of 9 local players and 4 foreign based players who recently signed to play for Rivers Hoopers at the BAL.D'Tigers star Ben Uzoh, Robinson Odoch Opong, Taren Sullivan and Chris Daniels.
  • Mozambique - Fer.Maputo signs Demarcus Holland, ex Jena

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    Ferroviario de Maputo (D1) signed 27-year old American guard Demarcus Holland (190cm-84kg-94, college: Texas). He moved there from Science City Jena in German ProA. In 12 games he had 6.4ppg, 2.3rpg, and 2.2apg this season. Holland ended the last season at Hamburg Towers (BBL) in the German league where in four games he recorded 7.3ppg, 4.8rpg, 1.3apg, and 2.0spg. But the most of that year he spent at BC Nokia in Finnish Korisliiga. In 27 games he averaged 11.6ppg, 5.0rpg, 3.8a
  • Mozambique - Fer.Maputo inks Baru Adjehi

    Baru AdjehiDefending champion Ferroviario de Maputo (D1) agreed to terms with 29-year old Ivorian international center Baru Adjehi (206cm-102kg-91, college: Charleston). He moved there from Randers Cimbria Basketball in Danish BasketLigaen. In 20 games he had 4.5ppg and 3.3rpg last season.He is quite an experienced player. Adjehi has played in five different countries on four different continents (Europe, Asia, Latin America, and North America). He has played previously professionally also in..
  • Eurobasket Summer League - 2021 Indianapolis Eurobasket Summer League Results!

    Dylan LowryThe 2021 Men's Indianapolis Eurobasket Summer League took place April 30-May 2 at SportZone Indianapolis. Each team had a minimum of 3 games to compete for professional opportunities. Below are the game videos and box scores of each game played. The players are ranked based on their cumulative Player Efficiency Ratings Average which supplies a players overall contribution both offensively and defensively. The rankings are calculated by VidSwap Technology. Dylan Lowry (190-G-96, colle
  • NBA Most Valuable Player Watch – May 4

    NBA Most Valuable Player Watch – May 4
    With under 10 games to go in the regular season, Tristan Tucker breaks down the latest iteration of Basketball Insiders' MVP ladder.
    The post NBA Most Valuable Player Watch – May 4 first appeared on Basketball Insiders | NBA Rumors And Basketball News.
  • Uganda - Anyang Garang transfers to University of Maryland - Baltimore County

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    University of Maryland - Baltimore County inked 20-year old Australian-Ugandan 6-8 forward Anyang Garang. Adelaide native played for the last two years at The University of Oklahoma. But in 5 games he recorded just 0.8ppg this season, after he redshirted the freshman year. Garang played also at Central District LionsandSouth Australia Blue U20 teamin 2019, and atBA Centre of Excellence in 2018. He was also selected for Basketball Without Borders Global Camp in Los Angeles three ye
  • Morocco - CRA Hoceima sign a second USA player, ex Basco

    CJ ParkerChabab Rif Al Hoceima (D1) landed 26-year old American 198cm small forward CJ Parker, college: Mt.Mercy. He joins another USA player Amir Maddred who is already in the roster. Parker moved there from Basco in Moldovan Divizia Nationala where he played the last season. He won national championship in Moldova and was selected to Eurobasket.com Moldovan League All-Defensive Team. He has played also professionally in Spain (Cartagena), MBL (TC Elite) and The Basketball Tournament (Chicago
  • NBA Daily: Center Position Key to Celtics’ Fate

    NBA Daily: Center Position Key to Celtics’ Fate
    The Boston Celtics are walking the tight rope as they fight for their playoff position in the Eastern Conference. Brad Stevens must solve the riddle at the Center position if Boston wants to avoid being part of the Play-In Tournament.
    The post NBA Daily: Center Position Key to Celtics’ Fate first appeared on Basketball Insiders | NBA Rumors And Basketball News.
  • Tunisia - Mourad El Mabrouk joins US Monastir For BAL

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    Defending champion U.S. Monastir (ProA) agreed terms with experienced 34-year old international shooting guard Mourad El Mabrouk (194cm-84kg) for new 20-21 season. He moved there from Ezzahra Sports. He helped them to make it to the Tunisian League final after they ended regular season as second best team. El Mabrouk also spent pre-season at Hermine Nantes Atlantique (ProB) in French league. He has been also a member of Tunisian international program for some years. El Mabrouk
  • Tunisia - Crawford comes back to US Monastir For BAL...!

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    Defending champion U.S. Monastir (ProA) strengthened their roster with addition of 28-year old American 193cm guard Chris Crawford, college: Memphis for upcoming season. It is actually his comeback to Monastir as he has played here before. Crawford moved there from Ezzahra Sports in Tunisian ProA where he played this season. He helped them to make it to the Tunisian League final after they ended regular season as second best team. Crawford also played for Club Africain Tunis earl
  • Uganda - NBL Round 3: KCCA P. lose to JKL Dolphins

    The round was rather attractive and full of interesting results. The round ended with loss of the undefeated team and derby games. Here is the last round review presented by ESL.KCCA P. (2-1) recorded a loss at the home court on Saturday night. Hosts were defeated by JKL Dolphins (3-1) 79-71. JKL Dolphins' supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Kampala UCU Canons. Another exciting game was between KCCA P....
  • NBA PM: Kevin Porter Jr. or James Harden?

    NBA PM: Kevin Porter Jr. or James Harden?
    After a tumultuous start to his young career, Kevin Porter Jr. has found his stride with the Houston Rockets. Is he the next star of H-Town? Dylan Thayer breaks it down for this feature on Basketball Insiders!
    The post NBA PM: Kevin Porter Jr. or James Harden? first appeared on Basketball Insiders | NBA Rumors And Basketball News.
  • NBA Daily: Kevin Porter Jr. or James Harden?

    NBA Daily: Kevin Porter Jr. or James Harden?
    After a tumultuous start to his young career, Kevin Porter Jr. has found his stride with the Houston Rockets. Is he the next star of H-Town? Dylan Thayer breaks it down for this feature on Basketball Insiders!
    The post NBA Daily: Kevin Porter Jr. or James Harden? first appeared on Basketball Insiders | NBA Rumors And Basketball News.
  • Now What? Sacramento Kings

    Now What? Sacramento Kings
    As the regular season nears the finish line, some teams have begun to examine the state of their franchise. The Sacramento Kings have some major decisions to make in the off-season, but there are also some bright spots that the organization will use as building blocks for their future.
    The post Now What? Sacramento Kings first appeared on Basketball Insiders | NBA Rumors And Basketball News.
  • Senegal - Ibrahima Fall-Faye's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Senegalese players playing currently abroad:

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    Here is the weekly review of the top performing Senegalese players, who play currently abroad. This week's number one is an international power forwardIbrahima Fall-Faye (207-97). Heto a victory against the closely-ranked SIG Strasbourg in the French Jeep ELITE ProA in Friday night's game.
  • NBA Daily: Depth Fueling Washington’s Turnaround

    NBA Daily: Depth Fueling Washington’s Turnaround
    After a miserable start to the season, the Washington Wizards have won 12 of their last 14 and are close to a play-in berth. Tristan Tucker takes an in-depth look at two factors that are pushing the team over the edge.
    The post NBA Daily: Depth Fueling Washington’s Turnaround first appeared on Basketball Insiders | NBA Rumors And Basketball News.
  • Tunisia - US Monastir conquer Cup 2021

    US Monastir - Club Africain 104-61US Monastir conquer Tunisian Cup 2021 to win another trophy. They easily edged Club Africain 104-61 in the Final game on the first day of May. US Monastir dominated the whole game and won the double as recently they celebrated their 6th title in Tunisia. US Monastir posted a thrilling 77-75 victory in the second appearance against Ezzahra Sports.
  • Mozambique - Fer.Maputo inks Myck Kabongo

    Myck KabongoDefending champion Ferroviario de Maputo (D1) agreed on terms with 28-year old DR Congolese international guard Myck Kabongo (190cm-82kg-92, college: Texas. Agency: Ten Ten ). He played last season at Akademija FMP Skopje in North Macedonian Prva Liga. The previous season Kabongo played at Svendborg Rabbits in Danish BasketLigaen where in 17 games he had 12.4ppg, 3.8rpg, 2.8apg, and 1.6spg (in top 5).In 2015 (two years after he left the college) Kabongo was drafted by the Delaware..
  • Morocco - D1 Round 12: AREH beat Larache by two after a very close game

    Here is the last round review presented by ESL.The most exciting game of round 12 in the D1 took place in . This derby game ended with only two-point defeat on the road of 4th ranked Larache (3-4) to fifth ranked AREH (3-2) 74-72 on Sunday evening. AREH moved-up to fourth place, which they share with CPAM. Larache lost third consecutive game. Larache at the other side, also newcomer in the league, dropped to the sixth position with four games lost. Very important is a road loss of...
  • Nigeria - Caleb Agada's 43 points make him top Nigerian player abroad of the week

    Caleb AgadaHere is the weekly review of the top performing Nigerian players, who play currently abroad. This week's number one is an international guardCaleb Agada (196-94, agency: Blacktop Management). He led H.Beer Sheva to a surprising victory over the league leader Maccabi T-A in the Israeli Winner League in Wednesday night's game.
  • Caleb Agada's 43 points make him top Nigerian player abroad of the week

    Caleb AgadaHere is the weekly review of the top performing Nigerian players, who play currently abroad. This week's number one is an international guardCaleb Agada (196-94, agency: Blacktop Management). He led H.Beer Sheva to a surprising victory over the league leader Maccabi T-A in the Israeli Winner League in Wednesday night's game.