Interbasket: Daily News & Notes 2009-01-17

If Kevin Love can start converting shots around the rim, he’ll be an NBA All-Star. # With Blazer guard Steve Blake out 7-10 days, look for Spanish duo Sergio Rodrigues and Rudy Fernandez to get more minutes. # Nenad Krstic […]

Hamed Haddadi headed towards New York City!

Hamed Haddadi headed towards New York City!

BREAKING:  Seconds after the following photo was taken, Hamed Haddadi tore his shackles in half, ate the trainer trying to subdue him, and smashed through an Izod Center wall in East Rutherford, New Jersey.   Haddadi then crossed the Hudson river […]

Vote for the 2008 Interbasket Awards

Nominations have closed and voting for the 2008 Interbasket Awards have commenced.  Which players have had the best 2008?  Kobe Bryant or LeBron James?  Pau Gasol or Rudy Fernandez?  Nikola Pekovoc or Hamed Haddadi?  Let your voices be heard and […]

Interbasket: Daily News & Notes 2009-01-11

Dikembe Mutombo has been active on Houston’s roster the last 7 games, but the 42-year old (?) center hasn’t logged a minute this season… Leandro Barbosa’s has 20 points in 20 minutes, and Shaq’s has 26 in 25, to lead […]

Interbasket: Daily News & Notes 2009-01-07

Manu Ginobili SWATS Dwyane Wade’s shot in Spurs 94-81 win over Miami… http://tinyurl.com/7f2mek # Help us complete the list of 2008 Asian Basketball Champions. We need Iraq, Thailand, India, Laos & more. http://tinyurl.com/asianchamps2008 # Nathan Jawai to return to action […]

Interbasket: Daily News & Notes 2009-01-06

Jose Calderon is perfect from the free-throw line. Including last season, the Spanish PG has made 75 straight (23 away from the NBA record). # With Andrea Bargnani starting, Toronto has won 3 of the last 4 with averages of […]

NYT: Some NBA Players feeling effects from Beijing Olympics

NYT: Some NBA Players feeling effects from Beijing Olympics

As predicted, the New York Times has an article and analysis on the negative effects that some NBA Olympians are feeling during this NBA season.  From LeBron James to Manu Ginobili to Chris Kaman: “…of those 25 Olympians, 17 are […]

Video: Nicolas Batum dunks on Pau Gasol

Video: Nicolas Batum dunks on Pau Gasol

French rookie and Portland Trailblazer Nicolas Batum had a nasty dunk on Pau Gasol last night in Portland’s 100-86 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers. The dunk occurs in the first quarter as the LaMarcus Aldridge steals a lazy Derek […]

Interbasket: Daily News & Notes 2009-01-04

Anderson Varejao starts in place of an injured Zydrunas Ilgauskas and records career-high 26 points in Cav’s 117-92 win over Chicago. # PAU GASOL DAY is Jan 2nd; surpasses 10,000 NBA pts, puts the moves on Utah, & wins “Euro […]

Pau Gasol is 2008 European Player of the Year

Pau Gasol is 2008 European Player of the Year

Spanish basketball superstar Pau Gasol was honored with the coveted “European Player of the Year” award by Italian paper La Gazzetta dello Sport on Friday. Gasol won the award for his accomplishments in 2008.  Gasol helped the Los Angeles Lakers […]

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Bonzi Wells makes China debut with 48 points

Bonzi Wells makes China debut with 48 points

Bonzi Wells made his debut in China last night, and his numbers were impressive for his new club Shanxi Zhongyu of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). The former-Houston Rocket scored 48 points, pulled down 11 rebounds, and had 7 steals […]

Asian-American Basketball Players struggle with Discrimination

Asian-American Basketball Players struggle with Discrimination

The San Francisco Chronicle featured a great article on Asian-American basketball players and how negative perceptions of their athletic ability,  racial stereotypes, and ignorant fan comments have affected them at every level of the game. The piece features quotes from […]

2008 Interbasket Award Nominations are Here!

2008 Interbasket Award Nominations are Here!

‘Tis the season for the IBN awards, but in order for a player to win, we first need players to be nominated.  That’s democracy, my friends. We’re looking for the best players from 2008, and only accomplishments that happened in […]

Breaking: Document Suggests Yi Jianlian 3-Years Older than Reported

Breaking: Document Suggests Yi Jianlian 3-Years Older than Reported

Recent evidence referencing a Sports Illustrated-China piece suggests that Yi Jianlian, the 7-0 forward from Heshan City, China, is much older than 21 years old, as all his official NBA profiles report. The document is Yi’s senior registration form at […]

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Nene’s nasty, nasty dunk on Yao Ming

I saw this live on NBA Coast-to-Coast last night and screamed out loud despite having a sore throat and recovering from being sick.  I reported it on Interbasket’s Twitter, but that was just text and I know most of you […]