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It’s always a good time for some predictions, eh? Sam Chadwick, Ball in Europe’s man in the UK, today dusts off the Official BallinEurope Crystal Ball in looking forward to another year of top-quality basketball in the world’s top competitions. Who does Sammy like in the NBA, Euroleague, college ball and the Olympics? Read on […]
So 2011 may have been few people’s favorite year personally, European basketball fans have certainly got to be taking solace in the fact that the past 12 months featured a seriously great run of Continental-flavored hoops. To wit, in 2011, we enjoyed: • an exciting round of Euroleague playoffs which included FC Barcelona’s surprising tournament-round […]
With his weekly check-in to provide the update on weekend happenings in British basketball is Sam Chadwick, who summarizes the action in BBL Championship and Trophy Quarterfinals matches of Saturday and Sunday For all things BBL, read more below the break!
It was a busy weekend in British basketball and BallinEurope’s guy over there, Sam Chadwick, rounds up the action for us this morning. Read on for all things BBL! The British Basketball League (BBL) Championship continued this weekend while the final group games of the BBL Trophy also took place; the weekend saw three Championship […]
The BallinEurope man in the UK, Sam Chadwick gets us up to date on action in the British Basketball League, interrupted briefly by a squall of tweets by Tayo Ogedengbe vis-a-vis a bizarre incident in the Plymouth Raiders-Guildford Heat game…
Writes Sam Chadwick, BallinEurope’s man in the U.K.: After my British Basketball League (BBL) wrap-up on Tuesday and with the start of the season well underway, I’m finally going to make my season predictions. BBL Trophy – The first round of the BBL Trophy is made up of four groups of three teams, with the […]
BallinEurope’s man in the U.K., Sam Chadwick, spent his weekend watching lotsa British Basketball League action in the first week of the regular season there. See below for his roundup of the games.
The 2011 FIBA EuroBasket tournament gets things started again today, after the 12 advancing teams get in a couple days’ worth of hard-earned rest. With the dust now settled, BallinEurope takes a look at how the dozen sides look going into the second round of play (numbers in parentheses represent each team’s win-loss record brought […]
Who would’ve thought this game would be significant in the EuroBasket 2011 tournament? Yet, here we are, less than 24 hours after Team Poland’s stunning upset of the big-bodied, NBA-stocked Turkey — not to mention a day after Great Britain’s first-ever major tournament win. While Britain needs an outrageous 58-point margin of victory today (not […]
Congratulations go out from BallinEurope to Team Britain — one of BallinEurope’s favorite programs on the Continent — for finally bagging that first-ever major tournament win today over Portugal. Said Luol Deng after the game: “No matter what, today’s a new day and we’ve done something special.” Indeed, Mr. Deng, and may BiE be among […]
All right, BallinEurope returns with game coverage via live blog, as Team Britain and Team Portugal — playing for the proverbial pride — face off in EuroBasket game four, each side in search of its first win. In the case of Britain, of course, they’ll be chasing their first-ever major tournament win as the national […]
More than one follower of this year’s EuroBasket tournament – BallinEurope included – has noted the, let’s say, less than challenging schedule given to a few of the competition’s powerhouses. Spain, France and possibly Russia (depending on how one feels about Georgia) have faced grievously overmatched competition in the first three games. The timetable has […]