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Prior to the BBL Supercup in Bamberg of last week, Sport Eagle TV got an interview with Tibor Pleiß, who won two – no, three – consecutive Bundesliga championships and three German Cups with Brose Baskets. Pleiß was drafted at no. 31 overall by the New Jersey Nets and his rights ultimately landed with the […]
You want to give her a Valentine’s Day gift she’ll always remember? Here’s an idea: Spring for the entire grandstand and stadium offices of the Bundesliga Basketball League’s now-defunct Köln 99ers. Forget the dining-room set: These leftovers from Cologne’s hoops team include 3,100 seats and a bonus platform tower (“for technology and media,” we’re told). […]
I love it when a plan comes together. David Hein, he of heinnews.com, FIBAEurope.com and probably 10,000 other outlets, has wrapped coverage of the just-completed FIBA U20 European Championship Men. Having returned home to Germany from the competition in Rhodes, poor David sought ideas (more of them, i mean) for another basketball column to which […]
Despite a second-to-last place finish in the 2008-09 Bundesliga regular season, the Giessen 46ers will avoid relegation for 2009-10 after BBL officials announced a wild card spot in Germany’s top league was to be awarded the team. Story from heinnews.
Rarely does the future of one club seem so dreary yet so promising at the same time as with German first division club Köln 99ers. The 99ers’ main investor Jürgen Wollny said the 2006 BBL champions are dangerously close to filing for insolvency just 14 months after the Hamburg businessman saved the club at the […]
To continue in our series of articles (see Russia and Spain), Simon Jatsch takes a look at the German BBL league. This is one of the most detailed and excellent articles I have read about the German league, so make sure you read it all. In case you want to get to know the German […]
Euroleague Transfers – France Transfers – Spain Transfers (acb.com) – Turkey Transfers GERMAN BUNDESLIGA TRANSFERS Updated: 9/10/2008 18h11CET NB: Please note that names in bold are confirmed transfers. Others listed are rumors published by various media or online discussion forums. The Budget figures are either officially announced numbers or estimations related in the Media. Arrivals […]