Jonas Valanciunas had his way with the Tall Blacks for most of the game but New Zealand kept fighting throughout to give Lithuania a scare at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. Emmet Ryan reports on a game where Kiwi grit was nearly but not quite enough for the upset. Jonas Valanciunas gave an early […]
We’re going group by group with what you need to know to enjoy the 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball. Today we complete our look at the opening round with Group D. The teams Angola Qualified: Won the 2013 FIBA Africa Championship, their 11th time to claim that title and their seventh time making it […]
Το κάρφωμα του Γιάννη Αντετοκούνμπο με τη… by 22ios The Greek Freak continues to bring his exciting style of play to the FIBA World Cup warm-up games. The Milwaukee Bucks man made this jams during today’s international between his native Greece and Lithuania. We’ll have more on this game later on BiE.
It was a big night for Jonas Valanciunas as he scored 19 points and snagged 8 rebounds in Lithuania’s World Cup warm-up win over Australia. Here’s the Raptors’ big man doing his thing.
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 […]
We’ve reached the final day of the opening round of the 2014 Basketball World Cup of Beer. If you are somehow late to the party, you missed one mother of a battle in Group C yesterday. The rules are simple, every team in the 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball is represented by a beer. […]
Serbia outlasted a gritty Greek team in the first of Saturday’s FIBA Europe Under 18 men’s semi finals. Neither team did well from beyond the arc but Radovan Djokovic’s pair of treys gave Serbia some breathing room in the fourth before Greece rallied. The victory secured Serbia’s place in the final for the first time […]
Serbia were made to work for part of this game but eventually had too much for Lithuania to handle as they progressed to the semi-finals of the FIBA Europe Under 18 men’s championships. Serbia held an 11 point lead at the half but Lithuania cut the deficit to just 4 points entering the final frame. […]
Zalgiris Kaunas have been crowned champions of Lithuania with a 90-70 win in Game 6 of the finals against Neptunas. Zalgiris take the series 4-2. After putting up a sterling fight through the opening five games of the series, Neptunas were out of gas by the time they took on reigning champions Zalgiris. The result […]
It was a battle from the start but only one team could make Sunday’s final. A third quarter burst move Lithuania past Croatia and into the gold medal game of EuroBasket 2013. Where did that come from? Linas Kleiza had 17 points and 7 boards in just the first half. The former Toronto Raptor delivered […]
Just in time for today’s semi finals to prove us completely wrong, here’s our updated Power Rankings for EuroBasket 2013 after the quarter final round. 1. Spain. It’s a what have you done for me lately business and nobody has done more than Spain. They leap Croatia on the back of an utter rout of Serbia. […]
After booking their places in next year’s FIBA World Cup yesterday, Lithuania and Croatia have their eyes on a more immediate prize. A place in the final of EuroBasket 2013 is up for grabs. Who will take it? The first semi final of EuroBasket 2013 may lack the star power of Spain vs France but […]