TOA: Four Teams Left, Only Two will get Olympic Berths

TOA: Four Teams Left, Only Two will get Olympic Berths

This is what most expected – Argentina, Brazil, Puerto Rico and the United States are in the semi-finals with two berths to the 2008 Olympics at stake. Considering their recent history, the Americans haven’t run into any problems this tournament. […]

Brazilian Team Revolts against Coach Lula

Brazilian Team Revolts against Coach Lula

After being blown out by the United States on Monday and a disappointing loss the day after to underachieving Puerto Rico, the Brazilian National Team held a closed-door, players-only meeting to discuss their team. Translation: Lets talk about the coach. […]

TOA: Battle of the Unbeatens as Argentina meets the US tonight.

TOA: Battle of the Unbeatens as Argentina meets the US tonight.

The two remaining undefeated teams in the Tournament of the Americas will meet tonight. And though both have safely advanced to the next round, don’t expect Argentina (6-0) to rest any of their players. And don’t expect the USA (6-0) […]

Spain Keeps on Rolling

Spain Keeps on Rolling

Spain 87: France 72 Just one day after downing Dirk Nowitzki and Germany, and with five days until the first match of Eurobasket 2007, Spain beat France 87:72 in an intense preparation game in Alicante, Spain. It was the 26th […]

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 […]

Reversal of Fortunes: Puerto Rico up, Brazil down

Reversal of Fortunes: Puerto Rico up, Brazil down

Puerto Rico 97: Brazil 75 The answer to the question: What’s Up with Puerto Rico? may have been answered. Maybe they needed something to wake them up. Just yesterday, they were only two minutes away from being eliminated and leaving […]

Bosnia, Israel and Macedonia Move On.

Bosnia-Herzegovina, Israel, and Macedonia have advanced to the next qualifier in Menorca, Spain and will play each other in round-robin play from August 29-31. The winner of the Additional Qualifying Tournament will move on to the Eurobasket 2007 tournament which […]

TOA Day Five: USA Blasts Brazil, Argentina Survives.

TOA Day Five: USA Blasts Brazil, Argentina Survives.

USA 113: Brazil 76 What was supposed to be the United State’s toughest test turned into another blowout. Team USA continued their dominance of group B by manhandling Brazil last night 113-76. Brazil did hang tough for about one quarter […]

Happy Birthday Interbasket

Happy Birthday Interbasket

In honor of Interbasket’s fourth anniversary, I wanted to do something special. And what you are reading right now is the new and much improved Interbasket homepage. If I may say so myself, it’s a marked improvement over any of […]

What’s Wrong with Puerto Rico?

First the Puerto Rican National Team loses all three of their games in the inaugural Tuto Marchand Cup, which was hosted in Puerto Rico’s Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum. And so far, Puerto Rico is 1-3 in the Tournament of the […]

TOA Recap: Undefeated Brazil and USA to Meet Today

TOA Recap: Undefeated Brazil and USA to Meet Today

USA 123: Canada 59 After demolishing the Virgin Islands 123-59 on Thursday, the United States used a balanced offensive attack and strong defense to rout Canada 113-63. Again, the Americans were led in scoring by Carmelo Anthony with 25 points […]

Angola Clinches Olympic Berth

Angola Clinches Olympic Berth

Angola locked up a berth for the 2008 Olympics after winning the 2007 AfroBasket against Cameroon Saturday. Angola won 86-72 led by Eduardo Mingas‘ 18 points and Afrobasket MVP Joaquim Gomes (13 points, 5 rebounds). With the silver medal in […]

Boomers Stifle Tall Blacks 79-67.

The Australian National Team defeated the Tall Blacks today 79-67 in the Oceania Championships, bringing the Boomers one game away from qualifying for the 2008 Olympics. The Aussies used stifling defense to pull out the win.  Leading the Boomers offensive […]

Canada Shocks Argentina as Preparations Continue

Preparation for Eurobasket and the Tournament of the Americas continued as National Teams from all over the world competed in friendly matches and regional cups. In the Tuto Marchand Continental Cup, Brazil captured the cup by defeating the previously-unbeaten Canadian […]

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 […]

AfroBasket 2007 Commences…

AfroBasket 2007 Commences…

The African regional championships have begun. Afrobasket 2007 will be held this year in Luanda, the largest city and the capital of Angola. The tourney features 16 teams from across the continent – Angola, Cameroon, Cape Verde Island, Central African […]

Juan Carlos Navarro Joins Pau Gasol in NBA

Juan Carlos Navarro Joins Pau Gasol in NBA

After weeks of rumors and speculation, ACB Superstar Juan Carlos Navarro will join his fellow Spanaird Pau Gasol in not only the NBA, but on the same team. The Washington Wizards, whom drafted Navarro in 2002 with the 40th pick […]

Welcome to the New Interbasket News Page

Welcome to the New Interbasket News Page

Welcome to the new and improved Interbasket Homepage. As with our other updates to the index, it’s been loooooong overdue. Thanks for everyones’ patience., we have been listening to your suggestions despite the delay. From now on, we’ll be posting […]