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Pops Mensah-Bonsu Signed for Denver Nuggets Training Camp

October 1, 2014

Great Britain forward Pops Mensah-Bonsu has been announced on the Denver Nuggets training camp roster that was released yesterday. The 6’9″ Mensah-Bonsu, has made no secret of his desire to return to the NBA, having appeared in 62 career NBA games for New Orleans, Toronto, Houston, San Antonio and Dallas, averaging 2.9 points and 2.9 […]

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British Basketball Given Lifeline by Sport England

October 1, 2014

In a move that could save the home federations’ high performance programme, British Basketball could receive £500,000 a year from Sport England – providing it secures the same amount from elsewhere, The Telegraph reports. With funding having been completely withdrawn from UK Sport earlier this year, British Basketball Chairman Roger Moreland has previously said they […]

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‘If I’m 0-for-f—–g-9, I’m Not Shooting 20 More Shots’ – Deron Williams Responds to Kobe!

September 30, 2014

Deron Williams’ has responded to Kobe Bryant’s comments in Sports Illustrated about losing confidence in himself, saying ‘If I’m 0-for-f—–g-9, I’m not shooting 20 more shots’. In an interview with SI’s Chris Ballard in August, Bryant talked about how he handles a poor shooting performance, and mentioned Williams’ name when talking about getting psyched out: […]

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James Harden Admits At Times His Defence “Is Pretty Bad”

September 30, 2014

James Harden has come under a lot of criticism for his struggles at the defensive end of the floor, after an 11+ minute lowlight reel was released earlier this year (see below). At media day on Monday, Harden was asked about it and was refreshingly candid, saying that he is aware at times it can […]

Huw Morgan – CEO of Basketball England – Hoopsfix Podcast Ep.8

September 29, 2014

We’ve already released 10 things we learned from our conversation with Basketball England CEO, Huw Morgan, last week and now, here is the full podcast interview. We’ve upped the production levels a little bit, and invested in a professional intro (let me know what you think!), but it’s the content of this one that you’ll […]

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Devon van Oostrum Loaned to Cibona

September 28, 2014

Great Britain point guard Devon van Oostrum has been loaned out to Croatian side Cibona Zagreb for the 2014-15 season. DVO took to Instagram to confirm the news, with rumours having started circling over a month ago after Eurohoops first reported the move. He captioned the below picture with: “New season… New team… New country… […]

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10 Things We Learned from Talking to Basketball England CEO Huw Morgan

September 28, 2014

On Friday we sat down with Basketball England CEO Huw Morgan, for a wide ranging 40 minute interview about everything that has been going on over his first 10-11 months at the helm. The full interview will be released on the Hoopsfix Podcast next week (get subscribed on Itunes to hear it first) but in […]

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Bristol Flyers Win in BBL Debut

September 28, 2014

Bristol Flyers proved their pedigree on Saturday with an opening night victory over Plymouth Raiders to begin their BBL journey. Flyers defeated the Plymouth Raiders 65-56 at the SGS Wise Arena, and added a sellout crowd to boot, in a welcome sight for the BBL, who at times have been questioned on their process for […]

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Joe Johnson on Jason Kidd: “We Practiced, But You Know…Not Really”

September 28, 2014

Shots fired! After the departure of former Head Coach Jason Kidd this summer, Joe Johnson took the opportunity to talk about the team’s practice habits under Kidd at the Nets media day on Friday. “We practice, but you know…not really” he said smiling, as the room of reporters laughed. It’s no secret that NBA teams […]

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Kobe Bryant Studied a Hunting Cheetah to Improve His Fadeaway Jumper

September 28, 2014

Perhaps Kobe Bryant’s nickname should be something related to a cheetah as opposed to the ‘Black Mamba’ after his most recent revelation. In a wide ranging interview with the New York Times, Kobe revealed where he got the inspiration for his fadeaway j, and it’s not where you’d expect: “When you watch me shoot my […]