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The interviews, as always, seem to be coming out of the virtual woodworks online these days. BallinEurope below rounds up some links featuring recent words of wisdom straight from the warriors’ mouths – though BiE forgives you if you skip directly to Charles Barkley’s bit at the end.
Over at Real GM, they’re taking a bit of a detour from their NBA focus to present an interview with J.R. Giddens, guard with Asseco Prokom Gdynia and formerly of BiE alma mater University of New Mexico. After an infamous bar fight in which he was stabbed, Giddens transferred from the University of Kansas to […]
“It dont get no worse than this. The hardest thing I ever had 2 face is here. Need vision cuz everything blurry now. Where do I go from here?” – American prospect Will Barton on Twitter Will Barton of Baltimore faces an all-too-familiar problem of young American basketballers, but thanks to Latavious Williams and Brandon […]
While everyone else in the basketball universe is watching the minute-by-minute maneuvers of Lebron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and the like, BallinEurope has an eye on those powers from The Continent who may be moving around within the NBA to help reshape rosters for the 2010-11 season. Our man in the U.K., Sam Chadwick, […]
BallinEurope today presents round two of our 2010 NBA Draft mockup; there’s a pleasing European accent to the list, with the big Belarusian Artsiom Parakhouski figuring to go in this round (see to whom in this projection and quiver) and the tantalizing possibility of Kevin Seraphin potentially becoming the 12th French player in the NBA. […]
Fans of European basketball can take great pride in the achievements of its players recent to the NBA. Going into 2009-10, ten players from The Continent were entering their first or second season in the big league; throwing in Brandon Jennings (who BallinEurope will go down forever as believing that the youngster’s lone season with […]
In anticipation of a certain-to-be hard-fought ACB playoff tournament, Real Madrid has welcomed aboard Morris Almond, who averaged some 24.6 points per game this season for the NBDL’s Maine Red Claws and Springfield Armor. The official league website touts Almond as a potential addition to help out Madrid’s outside game (“…un excelente anotador con experiencia […]
Currently on tour in Serbia is a first-division club from the Philippines, Manila-based Smart Gilas Pilipinas. Smart Gilas has recorded one win thus far, taking a 91-84 victory last Thursday over Super Fund, a team that will be promoted to the Serbian first division for 2010-11. The Serbian tour is an effort by Smart Gilas […]
It’s official: 18-year-old American phenom Jeremy Tyler has washed out with Israeli club Maccabi Haifa but will stay in Europe next season to further his career and heighten his currently well-low standing on 2011 NBA Draft boards. Tyler, as you may recall (funny how the early hype machine mysteriously went really silent for a long […]
It’s time for the look back at the wacky Euroleague week that was with Francesco Cappelletti. This week, BallinEurope’s man in Italy examines messing with rotations in Olympiacos and Unicaja; praises Partizan for the potential blueprint win over FC Barcelona; and chides the narcissistic defending champions for their shameful general laziness. No instant replay, Partizan […]
Here’s round three of BallinEurope’s look at the groupings for the upcoming EuroChallenge 2009-10 season. Group C features a couple of big(gish)-money teams in uncertain times and an 11th place team from 2008-09. Could the relative unknowns from Belarus surprise here…?
Chris Finch, the mastermind behind the development of Team Great Britain in preparation for the 2012 Olympic Games, has scored himself a new job in America. Finch will be departing Dexia Mons-Hainaut for the Rio Grande Valley (Texas) Vipers, his former club announced yesterday. The Vipers are the NBA Development League team affiliated with the […]