Powered on by 26,135 screaming fans, France cruised past Turkey to book their spot in the quarter finals of EuroBasket 2015. Emmet Ryan reports from the arean If there’s a more intimadating sound in sports than the Marseillaise I’ve yet to hear it. Stade Pierre du Mauroy was loud long before the anthems, Tony Park […]
Cedi Osman talked about Turkey’s probable knockout round match with France in Lille and how his side won’t fear the challenge. He also told BiE about his own growth as a player in this tournament. Watch the full interview below. BallinEurope is in the running for two awards at Blog Awards Ireland. Go here to […]
With the big one just a few weeks away, we’re going to go group by group each of the next four Wednesdays with our unique take on what to expect. We start, predictably, with Group A Venue: Parks&Suites Arena, Montpellier, France Capacity: 10,700 Is Oguz Savas playing here?: No Your contenders Reigning EuroBasket champions France, […]
It took a fourth quarter rally but France eventually took bronze at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup on the back of a big night for Nicolas Batum. France had a horribly short turnaround before this one, hitting the floor just 18 hours after losing to Serbia in Friday’s semi-final, but Joffrey Lauvergne showed no […]
Not a long, long time ago I can easily remember how that music used to make me laugh And I knew the PA would have his chance To sure as hell make those people dance And maybe they’d be happy for a while But Boris Diaw made me shiver With step-back Joffrey delivered Bad news […]
After three weeks, there’s only one thing left to decide. We started with 24 beers, one for each of the nations in the 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball. Now, we find out who takes the title in the final of the Basketball World Cup of Beer. It’s the USA vs France in the decider. […]
France and San Antonio Spurs star point guard Tony Parker did the ice bucket challenge for ALS. Unfortunately his friend needs to work on his camera phone etiquette. Dude, when filming you have got to turn your phone.
We are in the latter stages of the 2014 Basketball World Cup of Beer. It began with 24 beers, one for each of the nations in the FIBA World Cup of Basketball. Now we’re down to the elite eight. It’s time to find out our first two semi-finalists. Here are your match-ups on day two […]
We’ve reached the knockout stages of the 2014 Basketball World Cup of Beer. The 24 nations from each of the nations in the FIBA World Cup of Basketball are each represented by a beer. Now only 16 remain. Today we’ll see 8 of those become 4 in our first set of second round match-ups. Here […]
Charles de Gaulle, Francois Mitterand, Gerard Depardieu, you call all feel this right? This was nascent anger from the Greek Freak tonight. Giannis Antetokounmpo, of the Milwaukee Bucks, did this for the Greek national team against France tonight in a FIBA World Cup warm-up game.
We’re going group by group with our preview of what you need to know to enjoy the 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball. The teams: Brazil Qualified: One of four wild cards in the tournament, Brazil had a nightmare Tournament of the Americas…mainly because they knew they were getting a wild card so didn’t send […]
It’s time for the first round of the 2014 Basketball World Cup of Beer. The format is simple, every nation in the FIBA World Cup is represented by a beer, most of which have been selected by you the BiE faithful. We’re running each of these beers off in a tournament to decide which nation […]