Nigeria stuns USA in 90-87 exhibition upset

Well well well. The United States basketball team tipped off their Olympic journey with a Saturday evening exhibition match against Nigeria. With the exception of Kevin Durant an Damian Lillard this particular team USA squad was not littered with superstars it’s still I have enough All-Star caliber of talent on his roster to be seen as a prevailing favorite headed into Tokyo. Undoubtably the expectation was in line with most team USA exhibitions of the past, the opposing squad would come in maybe even put up a good effort and…

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Check out these images of “South Korea” Nike Dunk Low

Like the similar-themed Air Jordan 3 from 2018, this upcoming Nike Dunk Low also draws it visual cues from South Korea. In using a colour palette inspired by the Asian nation this Dunk Low sports a white foundation layer overlaid with black at the toe, eyerow and wrapping the heel. On the left shoe, red Swooshes adorn the lateral and medial sides, while the Korean flag is present on the tongue; blue Swooshes and regular Nike branding are found on the sides and tongue respectively on the right shoe. What…

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Overseas Hoops: Bonzie Colson signs with Pinar Karsiyaka

Coming off a great season, Bonzie Colson joins Pinar Karsiyaka By Johnny Askounis/info@eurohoops.net Pinar Karsiyaka penned Bonzie Colson to a one-year contract, the team announced Saturday. The arrival of the former Notre Dame standout lifts the Turkish side among the strong Basketball Champions League favorites. Colson, 25, was named MVP in the BCL and in France’s Jeep Elite Pro A last season with SIG Strasbourg. He averaged 18.2 points, 6.2 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.2 steals, and 0.7 blocks per BCL match, and 18.4 points, 5.1 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per domestic game…

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Chris Czerapowicz signs with UCAM Murcia

The former player of Obradoiro is staying in Spain, this time around with UCAM Murcia By Eurohoops Team/ info@eurohoops.net Chema de Lucas and Eurohoops reported the negotiations between UCAM Murcia and Chris Czerapowicz (29, 2.01 m.), and the talks between the two sides went well as they agree on a one-year deal. The Swedish-American player since 2019 competed for Monbus Obradoiro in the Spanish Liga Endesa. He is also a member of the Sweden national team, making his senior debut in 2016. A two-time Swedish champion with Sodertalje Kings he has…

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Edgaras Ulanovas is back with Zalgaris

Ulanovas returns to Zalgiris after a season with Fenerbahce By Eurohoops team at eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net Zalgiris Kaunas has signed forward Edgaras Ulanovas to a one-year deal, the club confirmed Saturday. Ulanovas, 29, spent the previous season with Fenerbahce Beko, with which he averaged 4.5 points, 1.6 rebounds, and 1.4 assists per Turkish Airlines EuroLeague game, while he posted 8.0 points per Turkish BSL game His first stint with the Lithuanian champions began in 2010, while he was fully incorporated into the squad in the 2014-15 season. Ulanovas spent the first years in the…

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July 9, 2021 WNBA Recap

Who Got It Done pt rb ast S. Diggins-SmithPHO vs. SEA 26 3 6   3 stl , 2 blk Brittney GrinerPHO vs. SEA 29 15 2 DeWanna BonnerCON vs. ATL 22 5 4   2 stl Jonquel JonesCON vs. ATL 24 16 2 D. RobinsonIND vs. NYL 18 3 5   2 stl Yesterday’s Scores   Atlanta Dream (6-11)  72  Connecticut Sun (12-6)  84 PTS J.Jones-CON – 24   TRB J.Jones-CON – 16   series tied – New York Liberty (10-9)  69 Indiana Fever (2-16)  82 PTS B.Laney-NYL – 23   TRB T.McCowan-IND – 9   Minnesota Lynx (10-7)  77 PTS 2…

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Overseas Hoops: Casadema Zaragoza and Matt Mobley close to deal

Matt Mobley is close to putting a signature on the deal with Casademont Zaragoza By Chema de Lucas at eurohoops.net/ info@eurohoops.net Casademont Zaragoza is close to signing Matt Mobley, according to sources. The 26-year-old played in Belgium (Spirou), France (Pau-Orthez), Turkey (ITU BB), and Germany (Fraport Skyliners) and will now debut in Spain. He went undrafted in 2018 but logged a couple of games in the NBA Summer League with Utah. Last season, he averaged 20 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 3.5 assists over 27 German BBL games. Facebook Notice for EU!…

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Overseas Hoops: Christian Eyenga will remain with Fuenlabrada

Christian Eyenga stays with Fuenlabrada. Fuenlabrada will be extending forward Christian Eyenga’s contract according to Eurohoops sources. Eyenga has been playing for Fuenlbarada since 2017. Last season Eyenga, 32, averaged 9.3 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 24:16 minutes over 36 Spanish League games. Prior to Fuenlabrada, Eyenga played for such teams as Zielona Gora, Varese, Unicaja Malaga and Dinamo Sassari in Europe. He had a two-year NBA stint from 2010 through 2012 during which he played 54 games with the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Los Angeles Lakers. UPDATE: Fuenlabrada…

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Overseas Hoops: Thomas Scrubb and Obradoiro close to deal

Scrubb is moving from France and JL Bourg to Spain with Obradoiro By Chema de Lucas / info@eurohoops.net Monbus Obradoiro is working towards signing Canadian forward Thomas Scrubb to a deal, according to Eurohoops sources. Scrubb spent the previous season with JL Bourg in the French Jeep Elite and 7DAYS EuroCup, where he posted an average of 9.8 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists across 13 games. The 29-year-old forward began his career in 2015 with Finnish Kataja after going undrafted in the 2013 draft and since then he was played…

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David Lighty re-signs with ASVEL through 2026

By Eurohoops team / info@eurohoops.net LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne has re-signed French League Finals MVP David Lighty to a long-term deal valid through 2026, the club announced Saturday, confirming Eurohoops’ reports. 33-year-old Lighty was on Olympiacos‘ radar and the two teams were negotiating for the guard/forward, though they ultimately couldn’t reach an agreement. Lighty averaged 11.3 points while shooting 35% in threes, along with 2.8 rebounds and 1.9 assists across 33 EuroLeague games this season. Photo: EuroLeague Facebook Notice for EU! You need to login to view and post FB Comments!

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