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Carmelo Anthony looked done as a relevant NBA baller following his disastrous stint with the Rockets but, at 35, he’s found a new way to deliver in Portland. In this episode of The Ballin After, Emmet Ryan on how Melo found the right head space to become the baller he needs to be today. BallinEurope […]
Everyone knows one person whose loyalty can be both a blessing and a curse. This can come in the form of a person who stays in relationships for too long or who stays too long in a job that isn’t good for them. In the NBA this person exists as well, coming in the form […]
Rockets’ NBA Odds Dropping with Every Win Of all the NBA betting markets available to UK punters at the moment, the one that looks most like a sure thing (on paper) is that the winner of the 2018 NBA Championship will come out of the Western Conference. The current odds for any winner from the […]
Real Madrid could complete the treble with a win in Barcelona on Wednesday night but it could be the last time Sergio Llull suits up for Los Blancos if the Rockets get their way. Emmet Ryan on why Houston are keen on the Spanish guard Sergio Llull really picked the right weekend to go absolutely […]
Time running out and both teams are literally giving it 100. Enter Marc Gasol. That jumper by the Spanish big man carried the Memphis Grizzlies to a 102-100 win over the Rockets.
Kostas Papanikolaou made an amazing one-handed steal and assist to set up this slam The Rockets however fell to the Clippers 110-95.
The Houston Rockets finally secured the services of Kostas Papanikolaou on Friday night but what will the two-time Euroleague champion bring to the table? The Rockets locked down Papanikolaou on a two-year $9.4 million contract, a big step up from the $4m dollar deal over the same period he was initially offered. With a $1.5 […]
Though the NBA’s opening night went down yesterday (North America time), the far majority of teams in the Association has yet to tip things off. What better time then, to enumerate 10 or so storylines BallinEurope will be following in 2013-14? (That was a rhetorical question.) Right, then. Here’s what we’re looking at in the […]
Because it’s never too early to start looking ahead to Eurobasket 2013 – wait a minute, there’s only 11 weeks left until tipoff? Definitely not too early, then, to take a look at the formative rosters for the big Continental tournament. While only a few national teams (Croatia and Lithuania among them) have released preliminary […]
All right! The folks over at Japan-based Dunk Shot have produced another odd manga-like take on an NBA team. While not long ago, BallinEurope showed the hoops-centric newspaper’s take on Kevin Love and the Eurowolves, this time it’s Chandler Parsons, Jeremy Lin and James Harden getting animated. Translation is forthcoming, but it seems as though […]
Tim “Der Nächste Nowitzki” Ohlbrecht moves up to Houston Rockets, to become eighth-ever German NBA player
Congratulations go out from BallinEurope to Tim Ohlbrecht, who has made the jump to the NBA in signing with the increasingly interesting (and increasingly European-spiced) Houston Rockets – and whoa, are some Germany-based news outlets excited. In reporting on the contract, which has the former Frankfurt Skyliners/Telekom Baskets Bonn/Rio Grande Valley Vipers big man locked […]
Podcast: Lots of talk on Lithuanian basketball; musing about Euroleague, Lakers, Timberwolves; loving Jennifer Lawrence
Episode #20 of the heinnews/BallinEurope co-produced Taking the Charge podcast is now available online. This week, that hardworking David Hein and yours truly natter on a bit about recent Euroleague developments (poor, poor Maccabi Tel Aviv!), the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Los Angeles Lakers before finally finding some focus in Lithuania. As BiE continuously says, […]