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The New Queens Of Europe. Serbia took home the Eurobasket Women's Title for the second time in the country's history after defeating France in the final game in Valencia, 63-54. On the way to their 2nd ever title, Serbia also had to deal with basketball powerhouses Italy and Spain and were able to do so on their way to victory.    View this post on Instagram A post shared by HOOPER (@hooperofficial_)   Serbia's Sonja Vasic was the MVP of the tournament. Vasic is a women's basketball legend on the European stage, with 3 Euroleague Titles to her name as...

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The NBL, which is the men's professional basketball league in Oceania which currently holds 8 Australian teams and 1 New Zealand team, has launched a new partnership that will allow officials to be able work as referees full-time in basketball. The new collaboration is with Basketball New South Wales, Basketball Victoria & Basketball South Australia and will be used to advance the development of referees across the league which will help to improve the overall quality of the game. The league currently has a representative from all three state associations that are a part of this new programme:  Jacqui Dover (New South...

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Basketball, Culture, France, News, Sheck Wes -

Announced by LNB Pro B team Paris Basketball, Sheck Wes will be joining them as a player. Yes, a player. The Paris Basketball team announced the signing of the rapper from NYC earlier on today, with more information to come in the following days. Around November last year, Sheck Wes actually posted on his instagram that he was going overseas to play for the French team but with the announcement from the team themselves, it now makes it official.    View this post on Instagram A post shared by SHECK SHAKUR☄️🏌🏾‍♂️☮️ (@sheckwes)   Mudboy has always shown a pretty deep...

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FIBA, International Basketball -

FIBA (The Federal International Basketball Association) currently has its array of qualifying tournaments underway. Founded in Switzerland in 1932, FIBA is the governing body of basketball globally, excluding of course the USA. It is responsible for holding the holy grail of worldwide basketball the FIBA World Cup which is held every four years. The last world cup was won by Spain in 2019 and the next one will be in 2023, with the qualifiers taking place this month in the form of four zone-specific tournaments:  FIBA Afrobasket, consisting of countries within the continent of Africa.  FIBA Americup, consisting of countries within the continents...

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Some of you may have seen a couple videos of this guy, Milos Teodosic, go viral over the past couple of days. For those who don't know who he is, Milos is a Point Guard who currently plays for the Italian team Virtus Bologna. He is well travelled, having spent 10 years playing in the Euroleague which is arguably the second best basketball league in the world behind the NBA, for Olympiacos and CSKA Moscow, two of the EuroLeague's best teams ever.  He also had a short stint in the NBA with the Los Angeles Clippers, a move which for...

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