September 17, 2019 - Zalgiris completes roster with guard Lukosiunas Zalgiris
Kaunas added depth to its backcourt by signing shooting guard Karolis
Lukosiunas. Lukosiunas (1.96 meters, 22 years old) has played last
season with a fellow Lithuanian club Siauliai where he averaged 7.5
points, 1.5. rebounds and 1.3 assists in 35 appearances. Read more here.
September 15, 2019 - TISSOT Most Valuable Player Rubio headlines the All-Star Five Playing
the best basketball of his career earned Ricky Rubio the TISSOT Most
Valuable Player award at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019, with the
Spain point guard headlining the All-Star Five. Rubio led Spain to
their second World Cup title, averaging 16.4 points per game. Read more
September 15, 2019 - Spain overpower Argentina to reclaim World Cup throne Spain
are FIBA Basketball World Cup champions again after triumphing over
Argentina, 95-75, in the Final of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 at
the Beijing Wukesong Arena. Ricky Rubio had 20 points to lead Spain.
Read more here.
September 15, 2019 - France bag back-to-back World Cup third-place finish France
got the better of Australia, 67-59, in a see-saw encounter in the
Third-Place Game at the Beijing Wukesong Arena to bag their second
consecutive top three finish at the FIBA Basketball World Cup. Read
September 14, 2019 - Red-hot Bogdanovic leads Serbia to fifth place finish Serbia
needed a strong second half and Bogdan Bogdanovic's hot shooting to
rally past Czech Republic, 90-81, and finish among the top five teams
at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019. Bogdan Bogdanovic had the hot
hand for Serbia with 31 points. Read more here.
September 14, 2019 - USA keep Poland at bay, end World Cup on winning note Team
USA finished the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 with a win after
staving off a gritty Poland, 87-72, at the Beijing Wukesong Arena.
Donovan Mitchell led the Americans with 16 points, while Joe Harris and
Khris Middleton added 14 and 13 points respectively. Read more here.
September 13, 2019 - Scola propels Argentina past France and into World Cup Final The
seemingly ageless Luis Scola starred once again for Argentina in their
masterful 80-66 Semi-Finals win over France at the FIBA Basketball
World Cup in Beijing. Scola had 20 points and 13 rebounds to lead
Argentina in their first World Cup Semi-Final win since 2002. Read more
September 13, 2019 - Gasol shines for Spain in historic double OT win over Australia Spain
prevailed in a game for the ages to reach the Final of the FIBA
Basketball World Cup, as the 2006 champions knocked off Australia in
historic fashion in the Semi-Finals, winning 95-88 in the first-ever
double overtime for a World Cup elimination game. Read more here.
September 12, 2019 - Bogdanovic, Serbia hand USA another defeat What
started as a lopsided affair turned into a down-the-wire finish, with
Serbia slipping past USA, 94-88, in the Classification Round 5-8 of the
FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019. Bogdan Bogdanovic and Vladimir Lucic
combined for 43 points to lead Serbia. Read more here.
September 12, 2019 - Barcelona lands former All-Euroleague guard Delaney FC
Barcelona has announced the arrival of former All-Euroleague combo
guard Malcolm Delaney, who inked a one-year deal with an option for
another season with the Spanish powerhouse on Thursday. Delaney (1.91
meters, 30 years old) arrives from Guangdong Southern Tigers. Read more
September 11, 2019 - France stun back-to-back champs USA, advance to Semi-Finals USA
will not become the first team to win the Naismith Trophy in three
successive events after they suffered their first FIBA Basketball World
Cup defeat in 13 years. France defeated the defending back-to-back
champions 89-79 to set up a Semi-Finals date with Argentina. Read more here.
September 11, 2019 - Australia shake off Czech Republic for historic Semi-Finals berth Czech
Republic kept things close for two quarters before Australia turned up
the jets and ran away with an 82-70 Quarter-Finals win at the Shanghai
Oriental Sports Center. Patty Mills, Chris Goulding and Andrew Bogut
carried Australia in this game. Read more here.
September 11, 2019 - Stefan Fundic pens a 1-year deal with Zadar Zadar
announced that they have signed a 1-year deal with Stefan Fundic. This
25-year old power forward spent the previous two seasons in Mega Bemax
and was one of the best players of the Belgrade team. Fundic averaged
7.1 points per game in the 2018-19 ABA League season. Read more here.
September 10, 2019 - Efes adds experienced forward Singleton Anadolu
Efes Istanbul bolstered its frontcourt by signing power forward Chris
Singleton to a one-year deal, with an option to extend it until the end
of the 2020-21 season, the club announced Tuesday. Singleton (2.06
meters, 29 years old) arrives from FC Barcelona. Read more here.
September 10, 2019 - Spain put an end to Poland's World Cup fairy tale Poland
kept things close for one half before Spain turned up the jets and ran
away with a 90-78 Quarter-Finals win at the Shanghai Oriental Sports
Center. Spain's victory pushed them to the World Cup Semi-Finals to
face the winner of the game between Australia and Czech Republic. Read
September 10, 2019 - Campazzo, Argentina remain unbeaten, reach Semi-Finals at Serbia's expense Argentina
played a sublime game to take down Serbia in the Quarter-Finals,
reaching the final four phase for the first time in last 13 years and
leaving Serbia without a medal in China. Facundo Campazzo had 18
points, 12 assists, 6 rebounds and 3 steals. Read more here.
September 9, 2019 - USA knock off Brazil, remain unbeaten into Quarter-Finals It
took a while for Team USA to assert their might, but when they did,
there was no stopping them as they knocked Brazil off with an 89-73
result at the Shenzhen Bay Sports Centre. Myles Turner stood tall in
this game for Team USA. Read more here.
September 9, 2019 - Australia outlast France in thrilling Second Round match-up In
a battle between two heavyweights of the basketball world, Australia
outdueled France with a heart-stopping 100-98 victory to take the top
spot in Group L heading into the Quarter-Finals of the FIBA Basketball
World Cup 2019. Read more here.
September 9, 2019 - Lithuania wrap up World Cup with win over Dominican Republic Lithuania
completed their FIBA Basketball World Cup campaign on a high note with
a convincing 74-55 victory over Dominican Republic on Monday at the
Nanjing Youth Olympic Gymnasium. Jonas Valanciunas registered a
double-double 19 points and 10 rebounds. Read more here.
September 9, 2019 - Czech Republic lose the battle but maybe win the war It
came down to this for the Czech Republic; win and they're in to the
Quarter Finals of their first FIBA Basketball World Cup. Lose by less
than 12 and they are halfway there, needing a USA win over Brazil to
seal the deal. They did the latter, falling to Greece by just seven
points, 84-77. Read more here.
September 9, 2019 - Petar Maric extends contract with Zadar After
he made a debut for his hometown club in the last season, it is now
confirmed that Petar Maric will remain in his beloved Zadar! The two
sides have signed a 1-year contract extension, which means that this
31-year old shooting guard will be part of 2018-19 Zadar team. Read
September 8, 2019 - Cibona signed with Malcolm Jaleel Rhett Cibona
have agreed on a one-year cooperation with the new American player.
M.J. Rhett is coming to Zagreb. The 26-year old is an athletic player,
that can cover both positions in the paint. M.J. Rhett is an all-around
player, that can guard all of the positions. Read more here.
September 7, 2019 - France reach Quarter-Finals after surviving scare from Lithuania France
have qualified for the Quarter-Finals after surviving a furious
comeback by Lithuania in exciting Second Round action. In a re-match of
the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2014 Third Place Game, France
jumped out to an early lead only to then withstood a rally from
Lithuania to win 78-75. Read more here.
September 7, 2019 - USA rise above Greece to book fourth win Team
USA would not be denied their fourth straight win at the FIBA
Basketball World Cup 2019 after beating Greece, 69-53, in a low-scoring
Second Round encounter at the Shenzhen Bay Sports Center. Read more here.
September 7, 2019 - Canada shatter single-game record for three-pointers made Canada
sank 24 three-pointers in their convincing win over Jordan to shatter
the FIBA Basketball World Cup single-game three-point shooting record,
previously held by Team USA. Kyle Wiltjer hit the most threes, making
7-of-9 from beyond the arc. Read more here.
September 7, 2019 - Czech Republic boost their Quarter-Finals hopes in massive win over Brazil Czech
Republic continued to surprise naysayers with a huge 93-71 victory over
Brazil to improve their record to 3-1 in the Second Round of the FIBA
Basketball World Cup 2019. The Czechs outclassed their South American
counterparts in a crucial game. Read more here.
September 6, 2019 - Bayern adds backcourt depth with Nelson FC
Bayern Munich added a proven veteran into its backcourt by signing a
one-year deal with guard DeMarcus Nelson, the club announced on Friday.
Nelson (1.93 meters, 33 years old) arrives from LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne
where he spent the last three years. Read more here.
September 6, 2019 - Rytas re-signs big man Kairys Rytas
Vilnius reached a new agreement with center Evaldas Kairys to keep
working together next season, the club announced on Friday. Kairys
(2.07 meters, 28 years old) averaged 7.4 points on 64.1% two-point
shooting and 4.1 rebounds in eight 7DAYS EuroCup games last season.
Read more here.
September 4, 2019 - Spain turn it around against Iran for Group C clean sweep As
games with Spain go, this one went much better for Iran. They didn't
win but the 73-65 margin this evening is far more respectable than the
30-point pasting they endured in the preliminary round at the 2014 FIBA
Basketball World Cup, their only previous championship meeting. Read
September 4, 2019 - Unstoppable Campazzo inspires Argentina past stubborn Russia An
impressive 21 points, 7 assists and 6 rebounds from point guard Facundo
Campazzo helped Argentina past Russia in a 69-61 Group B win on
Wednesday at the FIBA Basketball World Cup. Campazzo was named the
undisputed TCL Player of the Game. Read more here.
September 4, 2019 - Bogdanovic, Serbia cruise past Italy to stay perfect Serbia
extended their winning streak at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 on
Wednesday thanks to 92-77 win over Italy in Foshan. It was the third
straight win in as many as Group D games for the Aleksandar
Djordjevic-coached side. Read more here.
September 4, 2019 - Guillent orchestrates Venezuela to win over China, Second Round ticket Venezuela
continued their magical run at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 by
advancing to the Second Round after knocking off hosts China
72-59 in a do-or-die game in Group A. TCL Player of the Game Heissler
Guillent tallied 15 points while Dwight Lewis scored 13 points. Read
September 4, 2019 - Browne from downtown tumbles Tunisia to claim Second Round berth Having
been the comeback kids in their first two games, one successfully
against Iran and the other a close-but-no-prize versus Spain, Puerto
Rico left it to the end once again before dispatching Tunisia 67-64 on
a Gary Browne three with 5.1 to play. Read more here.
September 3, 2019 - USA survive major drama to beat Turkey and advance from Group E Defending
champions USA survived a major scare against Turkey and won 93-92 in an
overtime thriller to advance to the Second Round of the FIBA Basketball
World Cup. Turkey led 92-91 with 9.0 seconds left but then missed four
three throws to let USA back in the contest. Read more here.
September 3, 2019 - France advance to the Second Round with masterful win over Jordan France
stamped their class with a massive 103-64 victory over Jordan and
advance to the Second Round of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019.
France displayed phenomenal outside prowess shooting 12-of-19
from three-point area. Read more here.
September 3, 2019 - Lithuania's hot shooting sends Canada to Classification Games It
was supposed to be the Group of Death, but Australia and Lithuania have
taken the life out of it even before the last game day. Lithuania's
92-69 win over Canada sees them join the Boomers in the Second Round.
Read more here.
September 3, 2019 - Corey Webster's hot shooting scorches Montenegro New
Zealand rode the hot hand of Corey Webster en route to a thrilling
93-83 win over Montenegro in Group F action at the Nanjing Gymnasium of
Youth Olympic Games Sport Park. Corey Webster led all competitors with
25 points. Read more here.
September 3, 2019 - Dominican Republic stun Germany to remain unbeaten in the World Cup In
a highly physical grind-it-out game, the Dominican Republic survived a
heart-stopping 70-68 victory to turn back Germany and improve their
record to 2-0 in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Group Phase. Read
September 3, 2019 - Rishon inks Belarusian League MVP Saddler Maccabi
Rishon Lezion bolstered its backcourt by signing point guard Devon
Saddler, who arrives from Tsmoki-Minsk. Saddler (1.85 meters, 28 years
old) averaged 15.3 points and 4.7 assists in the VTB United League last
season in the second of his two campaigns with the Belarusian club.
Read more here.
September 2, 2019 - Russia survive Korea scare to advance to Second Round Russia
booked their slot to the Second Round of the FIBA Basketball World Cup
on Monday after seeing off an early charge from Korea 87-73 at the
Wuhan Sports Center. Four Russian players recorded double figures led
by Andrey Vorontsevich and Vitaly Fridzon. Read more here.
September 2, 2019 - Spain reign on Puerto Rico to claim spot in next round Off
the heels of their epic comeback win over Iran, Puerto Rico flirted
with another historic victory before the class and quality of Spain
separated a true contender from the aspirational islanders with a 73-63
win. Read more here.
September 2, 2019 - Poland reach Second Round after OT thriller over China Poland
booked their ticket to the Second Round of the FIBA Basketball World
Cup 2019 after prevailing in a 79-76 overtime thriller against hosts
China for a perfect 2-0 record in Group A. Poland came up with the big
plays when it mattered most with Mateusz Ponitka pouring in 25 points.
Read more here.
September 2, 2019 - Serbia dispatch Philippines to advance to the Second Round Serbia
advanced to the Second Round of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 on
Monday after trouncing Philippines 126-67 in Foshan. Nemanja Bjelica
led seven Serbian players who scored 10 points or more. Read more here.
September 2, 2019 - Tunisia topples Iran for first-ever World Cup victory Their
first-ever FIBA Basketball World Cup win puts Tunisia in position to
advance to the next round. After losing their previous six games in the
2010 edition by an average of 24 points, the North African side
weathered a late surge by Iran to win 79-67. Read more here.
September 2, 2019 - Bayern's Bray sidelined with foot injury FC
Bayern Munich guard T.J. Bray will miss much of his team's preseason
with a tendon injury in his foot. The point guard underwent a procedure
on his foot that is expected to keep him sidelined for one month. Read
September 1, 2019 - USA start World Cup title defense with easy win over Czech Republic Team
USA started their FIBA Basketball World Cup title defense with an 88-67
victory over the Czech Republic in Group E action. Even though they
were sluggish at times, the world No.1 team had too much firepower and
eventually overwhelmed the Europeans after a tight start. Read more here.
September 1, 2019 - Fournier, France outduel Germany in enthralling game of runs In
a game of incredible runs, France's opening massive salvo gave them
enough of a cushion to stave off the repeated streaky rallies from
Germany to take a 78-74 victory in a top-tier matchup at the FIBA
Basketball World Cup. Read more here.
September 1, 2019 - Antetokounmpo, Greece trounce Montenegro for first World Cup win Greece
displayed wire-to-wire dominance as they trounced Montenegro, 85-60,
for their first Group F victory at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019,
with Giannis Antetokounmpo producing plenty of highlights despite
playing limited minutes. Read more here.
September 1, 2019 - One way street as Lithuania join the century club Lithuania
started the FIBA Basketball World Cup with a bang, leading from start
to finish in a comfortable 101-47 win over Senegal. But, coach Dainius
Adomaitis will know that a tougher job awaits with Canada and
Australia. Read more here.
September 1, 2019 - Dellavedova, Australia send a message in record-setting performance The
Group of Death provided one of the best games we've seen in a long
time, as Australia powered through for a 108-92 win despite Canada's
37-point outburst in the third quarter. Australia broke a number of
record en route to triple digits. Read more here.