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Vitaly Fridzon Converts 4-Point Play for the Win!

September 21, 2014

Vitaly Fridzon nailed a four-point play in the dying seconds to help CSKA Moscow defeat Panithanikos by a point in a pre-season cup game. A Panithanikos free throw had made it 67-64 in their favour with 7.8 seconds on the clock and CSKA ran the ball up and found Fridzon, who set himself before making […]

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Andray Blatche Leaves the NBA for China

September 21, 2014

Free agent centre Andray Blatche has signed a one-year deal to play in the Chinese Basketball Association according to his agent. Blatche will play for the Xinjiang Flying Tigers after his two-year spell with the Brooklyn Nets came to an end earlier in the summer. The 28-year-old represented the Philippines at the recent FIBA World […]

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Marcus Eriksson Makes 62 Three Pointers in a Row!

September 21, 2014

We’ve known Sweden’s Marcus Eriksson is an absolute gun, going back to the days he put on a shooting clinic at Future Stars in 2010, and in this video, he shows he hasn’t lost a touch. Sweden website SVT Sports went and challenged him to see how many he could hit in a row – the […]

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FIBA Chief Hits Out at British Basketball Funding Cuts

September 19, 2014

FIBA General Secretary, Patrick Baumann has described UK Sport’s decision to withdraw all funding from British Basketball as ‘plainly wrong’, via insidethegames. Baumann believes that more time should have been given to basketball following the Olympics in 2012 and feels the reason was due to ‘a lack of understanding’ on UK Sport’s behalf. “It’s a […]

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Aussie Joe Ingles Reportedly Set to Join the Clippers

September 17, 2014

Versatile Australian guard/forward Joe Ingles is set to join the LA Clippers for the coming season, according to ESPN. NBA writer Marc Stein reports that other teams, including Philadelphia, were interested but the Aussie has agreed to a one-year deal with LAC. Ingles played a key role in the Boomers FIBA World Cup campaign drawing […]

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FIBA World Cup 2014 MVP – Kyrie Irving Highlights

September 16, 2014

Kyrie Irving earned the MVP honours at the FIBA World Cup after helping USA claim gold for a record 5th time. The Cleveland Cavaliers guard dropped 26 points in Sunday’s final against Serbia and finished his time in Spain with 12.1 points per game along with an average of 3.6 assists. Irving brings home his […]

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FIBA World Cup 2014 – Top 10 Plays

September 16, 2014

After two weeks of action in Spain, the FIBA World Cup 2014 came to an end on Sunday as USA capped a tournament full of top action with their 5th gold on the biggest stage. Some beautiful ball movement from the French makes number 9 on the list while their unsung quarter-final hero Rudy Gobert […]

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FIBA World Cup 2014 – USA Take Gold in Dominant Fashion

September 15, 2014

Team USA won their 5th FIBA World Cup on Sunday after beating Serbia 129-92 in Madrid to wrap up the tournament in style. Kyrie Irving claimed the MVP award and led his side to victory with a 26-point haul with seven other players reaching double figures for the States. James Harden added 23 points while […]

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FIBA World Cup 2014 – France Beat Lithuania to Claim Bronze

September 14, 2014

EuroBasket 2013 winners France achieved history in Madrid on Saturday by beating Lithuania 95-93 to win their first ever medal at a World Cup (Championship) by finishing third. Just a day after losing to Serbia in the second semi-final, France bounced back to take bronze after a strong final quarter display saw them edge past […]

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FIBA World Cup 2014 – Serbia Book USA Final Showdown

September 13, 2014

Serbia reached the final of the FIBA World Cup 2014 after beating France 90-85 in a gripping semi-final in Madrid on Friday. Nicolas Batum netted an impressive 35 points on 8-12 3-point shooting while Boris Diaw added 13 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists but France saw their comeback fall short to miss out on […]