Detroit Shock sweeps San Antonio in 2008 WNBA Finals

Detroit Shock sweeps San Antonio in 2008 WNBA Finals

Katie Smith clutch for the Detroit Shock, sweep San Antonio in WNBA Finals WNBA Stars Katie Smith proved to be too much for the San Antonio Silver Stars. The Detroit Shock swept the Silver Stars in the best of five […]

Video: Nicolas Batum Bio & Profile | SLAM Report

Video: Nicolas Batum Bio & Profile | SLAM Report

Nicolas Batum is a stringy 6-8 small forward from Lisieux, France. The 215lb, 19-year old has impressed many with his long wingspan, his abilities to drive to the hole and consistently hit jumpshots. With his height, Batum is able to […]

Video: Olek Czyz Profile & Bio | Czyz the Season

Video: Olek Czyz Profile & Bio | Czyz the Season

I came across Olek Czyz, an international prospect from Poland while going through one of my old Slam Magazines from this past year.  With the NCAA basketball season coming up, I thought I would profile a couple international college players […]

Sun Yue Profile | 2008 Olympic Breakouts

Sun Yue Profile | 2008 Olympic Breakouts

Even if you aren’t an expert in international basketball, one can recognize names like Dirk Nowitzki, Yao Ming, Manu Ginobili, Pau Gasol, Sarunas Jasikevicius, and Luis Scola. And to know that these players are going to play a huge role in their […]

Hanno Mottola Retires from Pro Basketball

Hanno Mottola Retires from Pro Basketball

Yesterday, Finnish hoops legend Hanno Möttölä retired from professional basketball. Möttölä is without a doubt the best basketball player from Finland. Möttölä played for a lot of big time teams: Tau, Bologna, Zalgiris, Pesaro, Aris, Dynamo Moscow, and two seasons […]

Goran Dragic signs with Phoenix Suns

Goran Dragic signs with Phoenix Suns

Goran Dragic (GO-ran DRAG-itch), a 22-year old Slovenian point guard, has signed a four-year deal with the Phoenix Suns. The Suns are trying to find a backup and eventual replacement for the 34-year old, two-time NBA MVP, Steve Nash. “(Goran) […]

Luis Scola | No Ordinary Rookie | SLAM Report

Luis Scola | No Ordinary Rookie | SLAM Report

This month’s SLAM Magazine report is featured in the “In your face” section and focuses on the Argentine, Euroleague superstar, and NBA rookie, whom really made a name for himself this season. Luis Scola may have finished third in the […]

Patrick Mills Profile | 2008 Olympic Breakouts

Patrick Mills Profile | 2008 Olympic Breakouts

You don’t have to be an international basketball guru to recognize names like Dirk Nowitzki, Yao Ming, Manu Ginobili, Pau Gasol, Sarunas Jasikevicius, and Luis Scola. And to know that these players are going to play a significant role in their team’s […]

Shirts & Skins debuts on LOGO Television

Shirts & Skins debuts on LOGO Television

I saw a mention of a new reality television series centering on gay basketball players last week on the Sporting News blog, and then today that same show is displayed at the top of the New York Times TV listings […]

Wheelchair Basketball at the 2008 Paralympic Games

Wheelchair Basketball at the 2008 Paralympic Games

The Paralympic Games begin on September 6th in Beijing. Twelve teams will compete in both men’s and women’s events. Pool preliminaries will eliminate teams before the main tournament.  The games will end on the September 17th.  Wheelchair basketball will take […]

Ricky Rubio Profile | 2008 Olympic Breakouts

Ricky Rubio Profile | 2008 Olympic Breakouts

You don’t have to be an international basketball guru to recognize names like Dirk Nowitzki, Yao Ming, Manu Ginobili, Pau Gasol, Sarunas Jasikevicius, and Luis Scola. And to know that these players are going to play a significant role in their team’s […]

Ioannis Boroussis Profile | 2008 Olympic Breakouts

Ioannis Boroussis Profile | 2008 Olympic Breakouts

You don’t have to be an international basketball guru to know names like Yao Ming, Manu Ginobili, Pau Gasol, Sarunas Jasikevicius, Luis Scola, and Dirk Nowitzki and that these players are going to make waves in the tournament. If you […]

Hamed Haddadi signs with Memphis Grizzlies, NBA

Hamed Haddadi signs with Memphis Grizzlies, NBA

Well, that didn’t take long at all. Just over a week after Hamed Haddadi (ha-MED ha-DAHD-dee) was cleared to talk and negotiate with NBA teams, the 7-2, 254lb center from Iran reportedly has signed a contract with the Memphis Grizzlies.  […]

2008 Olympic Basketball Photo Gallery

With the Olympics all done and all the medals handed out. I thought it would be a good idea to collate some of the best Olympic basketball photos into one gallery. I’ve organized the Olympic photos by date, so you […]

Video: Rudy Fernandez dunk on Dwight Howard

Video: Rudy Fernandez dunk on Dwight Howard

Well, it’s not quite a video of the dunk, but it’s a nice animated gif that shows just how great Rudy Fernandez’s dunk really was during the second half of the Olympic gold medal game. On the play, Rudy Fernandez […]

USA defeats Spain 118-107, wins Gold Medal

USA defeats Spain 118-107, wins Gold Medal

The United States Men’s basketball team, dubbed the Redeem Team, captured the Olympic gold medal for basketball yesterday, defeating Spain 118-107 in a tightly-contested and high-scoring game (replay). The 2008 US National Team has shunned any comparisons to the iconic […]

Watch USA vs. Spain Live | 2008 Olympic Basketball Finals

Watch USA vs. Spain Live | 2008 Olympic Basketball Finals

The 2008 Olympic Basketball Gold Medal will go to either the United States or Spain.  Watch and discuss both the gold and bronze medal games live on your PC by clicking the appropriate regional link below: August 24, 2008 Bronze […]

1992 Dream Team: When the Game went Global

1992 Dream Team: When the Game went Global

15 years ago, when the first ten players of the original basketball Dream Team were announced, American media celebrated the historic assemblage of talent, and who could blame them?  This was the cream of the crop from the NBA’s Golden […]

Watch USA-Argentina Replay Online, Lithuania-Spain

Are you interested in watching replays of the Olympic Basketball Semi-Finals or Quarterfinals?  Specifically, the USA-Argentina or Spain-Lithuania game replays?  If you are located in the United States then IBN has the direct links to the replays for you.  Just […]