So many boxes have been ticked for Irish basketball this summer but Friday’s loss to Iceland may have been the most important of them all, writes Emmet Ryan The Small Countries was important, it was the step back into international play, but the big factor always was coming home. As we cleaned up press row […]
It’s the first home international basketball game for Ireland since 2009 and it’s live and free right here, right now, on BiE. The Irish women’s team take on their counterparts from Iceland in the National Basketball Arena in Dublin. The full stream will be available to view afterwards if you miss it live, but do […]
Some columns are written drunk, this one is being written while drinking, Emmet Ryan is in a bar in Kreuzberg and he looks a lot healthier than Germany’s hero right now The end was the three. Marco Belinelli scored from deep and Germany’s hopes of beating Italy went with it. Moments beforehand, Germany’s best hope […]
Spain didn’t exactly bring the big show against Iceland but they got the win to set up a winner takes all game against Germany on Thursday Well that was dreadful. Not Iceland, they were the usual zany delight to watch but their run around like madmen super small ball schtick wasn’t expected to cut the […]
Nemanja Nedovic told BallinEurope that he was pleased with the way Serbia improved in the second half of their win over Iceland and that he was looking forward to the final two games in Berlin. Watch the full interview below. BallinEurope is in the running for two awards at Blog Awards Ireland. Go here to […]
Hlynur Baeringsson praised Iceland’s fans after their loss to Serbia at EuroBasket 2015 and looked ahead to a tough test from Spain on Wednesday. Watch his full interview below. BallinEurope is in the running for two awards at Blog Awards Ireland. Go here to vote for BiE
It was far from a vintage performance but Serbia never looked in trouble as they cruised past Iceland in Berlin, writes Emmet Ryan With the rest day in the books there was a relaxed air to proceedings in the arena albeit one that was probably too much for Serbia’s liking. Sasha Djordjevic certainly thought so […]
Danilo Gallinari spoke to the media after Italy’s win over Iceland at EuroBasket 2015 to discuss the rest of his side’s opponents in Group B. Gallo saved special mention for the challenge of playing Pau Gasol and Spain, even without Marc Gasol in the squad. Watch his full interview below.
Italy’s Luigi Datome spokes to the media after Italy’s win over Iceland and described the unique challenge the Icelandic team gave his side. Watch Datome share his thoughts below.
Italy were woeful but did enough to get their first win of EuroBasket 2015 while Iceland won everybody’s respect, writes Emmet Ryan A quintet of early threes gave Iceland hope against Italy in Berlin. The half full arena had smatterings of Italian in various spots while the Icelandic fans were all gathered in one spot […]
Dirk Nowitzki described Iceland as an unorthodox opponent and looked ahead to Germany’s clash with Serbia, a team he hopes will be tired from playing Spain on Day 1 of EuroBasket 2015. Watch his full briefing with the media after Germany’s win over Iceland below.