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10 NBA Players from Around the World (01/09)

10 NBA Players from Around the World (01/09)

Every Wednesday during the NBA season, Interbasket takes a closer look at ten international NBA players that has caught our eyes, our good eye or our stinkeye. (This week is for period 01/02/2008- 01/08/2008) This week Andrew Bogut and Yi […]

Happy New Years: 12 NBA Players from Around the World (01/02)

Every Wednesday (almost cough cough) during the NBA season, interbasket takes a closer look at ten international NBA players that has caught our eye. (This week is for period 12/19/2007- 01/01/2008) This week we see another European having troubles with […]

Sleepless in Seattle: 10 NBA Players from Around the World (12/11)

Sleepless in Seattle: 10 NBA Players from Around the World (12/11)

This week we look at the Anderson Varejao’s return to Cleveland, Manu’s amazing week, Tony Parker without Tim Duncan, international baby-Bulls, Marco Belinelli says no to the NBDL, Jose Calderon’s consistency, and the Seattle Sonics’ Mickael Gelabale, Johan Petro and […]

Around the NBA: 10 Players from Around the World (11/21)

Around the NBA: 10 Players from Around the World (11/21)

Every Wednesday during the NBA season, interbasket takes a closer look at ten international NBA players that has caught our eye. This week is for period 11/15-11/21/2007. After three years of gathering splinters on the bench (and two championship rings), […]

News Around the World 11/14/2007: NBA International Report

News Around the World 11/14/2007: NBA International Report

News Around the World 11/14/2007: NBA International Report (interbasket.net) — Yao Ming leads us off this week as he was named NBA player of the week for November 12th (Tracy McGrady won the honor the week previous) as Yao averaged […]

Video: Manu Slams over Yao Ming

Video: Manu Slams over Yao Ming

Video of NBA.com’s top play of the week for November 09, 2007: Manu Ginobili steals the ball off a bad pass from Yao Ming, and then adds insult to injury by dunking over the 7-5 Chinese center for the Houston […]

Internationals Represented in FoxSport’s Top-50 Players

One of my favorite sports journalists (besides Mitch Albom and Jack McCallum) is Mike Kahn at Foxsports, he always has well-written and insightful articles. His weekly Ten Things about the NBA is a must-read for me. Needless to say, I […]

Basketball’s Globalization will breakup NBA’s Monopoly

Basketball’s Globalization will breakup NBA’s Monopoly

With the start of the 2007-08 NBA season upon us, I’m sure David Stern has taken notice of a small but significant pattern from this off-season. I’m not talking about perennial Kobe Bryant drama or the KG trade, this involves […]

Euroleague champs Panathinaikos winless in Texas

Euroleague champions Panathinaikos went into Texas on October 11th and 13th, and got demolished by the Houston Rockets and the San Antonio Spurs. The Greek club got blown out in both pre-season matches held in the lonestar state; 107-71 by […]

An American’s First Taste of European Basketball

Welcome to Turkey: An American’s first taste of European Basketball American Evin Demirel attends the Efes Pilsen-Minnesota Timberwolves game at NBA Europe Live 2007 in Istanbul Growing up in the US, since early adolescence I have followed the NBA with […]

Bostjan Nachbar Scores 35 in Preseason Win

Bostjan Nachbar scored 35 points and hit the two winning free throws in the New Jersey Net’s tight win over the Philadelphia 76ers last night.  Nachbar hit his last two free throws with 8.8 seconds left in overtime and the […]

News Around the World 10/10/2007

Ray Allen hopes NBA expands into Europe – I didn’t know Ray Allen spent a lot of time growing up in England and Germany  “People all over the world are now watching basketball. People in the United States don’t realize […]

Anderson Varejao looking for $10m/season

There’s a good reason as to why the Cavs and Brazilian forward/center Anderson Varejao are having difficulties coming to terms on a new contract. It’s because Varejao and his agent are reportedly asking for around $10m/year. Now, if the numbers […]

Sasha Pavlovic leaving Cavs and the NBA?

Sasha Pavlovic, the guard-forward who had a breakout year last season with the Cleveland Cavaliers, will head back to Europe if he and the Cavs do not come to an agreement. If Pavlovic leaves the NBA, he would join Greek […]

Greg Oden May Miss NBA Season

Greg Oden May Miss NBA Season

It must be a gloomy atmosphere in the Portland Trailblazers’ offices this week. It was announced today that Greg Oden, the first overall draft pick in this year’s NBA draft, may miss the entire 2007-08 season. The former Ohio State […]

Sarunas Jasikevicius Hopes to be Traded (ESPN)

Sarunas Jasikevicius doesn’t see a future with the Golden State Warriors. And with NBA training camp starting up in less than a month, Jasikevicius is clearly frustrated that a move hasn’t been made. “I’m really waiting for (Golden State) to […]

Spanoulis returns to Panathinaikos

Spanoulis returns to Panathinaikos

After being released by the San Antonio Spurs last week, Vasilieios Spanoulis signed a contract with his former club and this years Euroleague champion Panathinaikos. Spanoulis averaged 2.7 points in 31 games for the Houston Rockets during the 2006-2007 season […]

Yi Jianlian Concedes, Signs with Milwaukee Bucks

Yi Jianlian Concedes, Signs with Milwaukee Bucks

It’s only been a couple months, yet it seems like an eternity since Yi Jianlian was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks with the sixth pick in June’s NBA Draft. All the back and forth, posturing and news surrounding his refusal […]

NBA to expand into Europe in 2010?

NBA to expand into Europe in 2010?

Despite all the obvious logistical nightmares. A report asserts that David Stern believes three Euroleague teams could be the next teams to expand into the NBA in 2010. The three teams reportedly mentioned in the expansion are CSKA, Panathinaikos, and […]