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Podcast: On Tracy McGrady, other names in China; bizarre Japanese ball; awesome Hong Kong film
Episode number (sexy and) 17 of the Taking the Charge podcast series is now online. Admittedly, BallinEurope and heinnews deviate a bit from the Continental hoops with this show’s emphasis on Asia. However, our return interview with Jon Pastuszek of China-based NiuBball is certain to be of interest to any fan worth his/her salt. Get […]
On the continued rise of The Dragon
A breakout year from Team Slovenia’s Goran Dragic with the Houston Rockets deserves a look – and some embedded YouTube clips. Today, Sam Chadwick takes that look on BallinEurope. Developing in the cool climate of Ljubljana, Slovenia, Goran Dragic’s rise to basketball success was a game of waiting. After a Slovenian league championship in the […]
On Kahn, Rubio, Milicic, Simmons and the illusion of regret
“Teams survive on TV money, season-ticket revenue and luxury suites. They don’t care about the upper decks. They care about getting fat checks in March and April for the following season, then banking that money for a few months and collecting interest on it. They care about getting us to pay for a spring’s worth […]
Best of the (basketball) net: Short-but-Sweet edition
Though we only have a few hits from the cybersphere this weekend, most of them are quite substantial and well worth a bit of your time on Sunday. Happy reading, everyone! Awesome, with a capital *AWESOME* is heinnews’ interview with Oscar Robertson, actually undertaken during the Eurobasket 2009 on the eve of the Big O’s […]
Best of the (basketball) net: The More-than-Jeremy Tyler edition
What was on the mass mind of the interweb this week with regard to basketball this week? Glad you asked! Surfing for seven days resulted in the following finds well worth your time. Within a week of Jeremy Tyler hype and analysis, how about an actual interview with the lad himself? The Maccabi Haifa official […]
Best of the (basketball) net: Week of August 1
Once again for your weekend edification, Ball in Europe presents the weekly column bringing you a capsule summary of, um, well, of how i killed some time this week obsessing over basketball. Among this week’s highlights: Crying is for losers and Stephon Marbury; Europe makes a great career choice; and Allen Iverson’s best raps ever. […]
Childress out – Marbury in?
Yes, exactly! I was kind of overwhelmed to read that Olympiacos is thinking about Stephon Marbury of the New York Knicks to fill the gap that Josh Childress literally ‘tore’ into the team from Athens. As reported on Eurobasket.com, Childress had surgery yesterday morning in Philadelphia to repair a tear in his abdominal muscle. This […]
Stephon Marbury to Italy? But not in Milano!
The latest rumors around the net were talking about the possibility of Stephon Marbury signing in Milan. But it looked more like a wish of the NBA Free Agent than a real possibility.