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WASL Guide: 10 Things To Know About FIBA’s West Asia Super League

WASL Guide: 10 Things To Know About FIBA’s West Asia Super League

The FIBA West Asia Super League (WASL) is a relatively new addition to the basketball league community. It brings together the top teams and players from West Asia wherein they go head-to-head in intense matches, showcasing their talent and skills. […]

Dmitry Konov aims to take Kazakh basketball to the next level

Dmitry Konov aims to take Kazakh basketball to the next level

Konov has been named adviser to the head of the country’s National Basketball Federation Dmitry Konov, a Muscovite who devoted many years to the development of basketball in Russia, has been appointed adviser to the President of the National Basketball […]

Is Johnny Juzang Chinese? What is Juzang’s race and background?

Is Johnny Juzang Chinese? What is Juzang’s race and background?

When Johnny Juzang led UCLA with 27 points in an upset win over #6 BYU in the 2021 March Madness tournament it brought the 6-6 swingman national visibility. It’s not as if Juzang surprised any UCLA fans with his offensive performance as […]

Watch FIBA Asia Quarterfinals: Korea vs. Iran, Philippines vs. Lebanon

Watch FIBA Asia Quarterfinals: Korea vs. Iran, Philippines vs. Lebanon

It’s been a whirlwind first week of the 2015 FIBA Asia Championships. There have been some surprises including Palestine’s surprising performance in their first Asia Championship, the Philippines’ 14-point win over Iran (discuss) and India’s appearance in the quarterfinals (and […]

The Complete Guide to National Basketball Team Nicknames

The Complete Guide to National Basketball Team Nicknames

[survey][prem] With the continental championships in full swing, dozens of basketball national teams are vying for a berth to the Olympics. If you follow international basketball, you’ll quickly notice a pattern that countries have both official or an unofficial nicknames for their […]

June Mar Fajardo stands tall for San Miguel vs. Tropang Texters

June Mar Fajardo stands tall for San Miguel vs. Tropang Texters

June Mar Fajardo is quickly becoming the PBA’s most dominant inside player. The 25-year old center from Compostela (Cebu) is living up to expectations of being selected with the #1 overall pick in the 2012 PBA draft. Playing for the […]

Gilas Pilipinas Schedule for 2014 FIBA World Cup

Gilas Pilipinas Schedule for 2014 FIBA World Cup

Gilas Pilipinas World Cup Schedule The Gilas Pilipinas squad will be led by Chot Reyes and will face Senegal, Puerto Rico, Greece, Argentina and Croatia in the Group B qualifying stage. The upcoming 2014 FIBA World Cup is being held in […]

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Shanghai Seems Poised To Become A Regular NBA Destination

While the National Basketball Association was busy showcasing a sliver of its many assets to the world during the 2013 Global Games last week, so too, as it turned out, was the city of Shanghai. One of four Asian venues […]