B-Ball Potpourri #10

BasketballHappy Easter to all of you out there, who care about the sports of basketball! It’s again all about note-worthy news that are circulating around the web here in the potpourri, so I hope you can find some of the stuff interesting to you as well.

NBA

Ex-NBA player Corie Blount guilty of selling and smoking blunt…

Chris Bosh loves his daughter…and pays her just 1.500 Dollars a month.

D-Mase works in McDonalds drive-thru…while Ron Artest is doing his rap thing.
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You may remember that I found a report about a baby with the name ESPN Real Montana…my favorite NFL players is Chad Ocho Cinco.
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College Basketball

73-old college basketball player declared ineligible. I fell sorry for the old man, whose passion for the game is still there.

NBA Draft – Who helped their stock in the NCAA tourney?

Americas

Ciego de Avila wins the Cuban championship against the Capitalinos from Havanna.
Most of the members of both teams will be in Mexico in late August to play for the national-team in the FIBA Americas Championship as well.

Check out the Basketball news from the beautiful Cayman Islands. Playing Basketball in paradise!

Asia

Read a great story on Ed O’Bannon, who played most of his career in Japan.

Just back from China and already in your bed room! Kirk Snyder

The South Korean semi-finals just started…while the Chinese semis are going to start very soon. Its play-off time in the East!

Who would have thought, that a couple of import players made their way to Palestine:

Elvir Karic (Bosnia), Michael Vaughan-Cherubin (USA), Dante Hunter (USA),Shane Nichols (USA), Daniel Orme (USA), Jimmy Williams (USA), Bradley Hippolyte (USA), Justice Graham (USA) and Derrick Courtney(USA) all do play in the PBBA in the war-torn country.
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Europe

Here are the Top five plays of the fourth round of the play-off games. Ilyasova with a great leap coming in at position number two. Just blend out the music and enjoy!
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Brent Wright knows how to party…would you decline and board the plane the next day?

Goran Suton (Michigan State) has been asked to play for the Croatian national-team, as he told journalists during the Final Four. After talking to his dad, he agreed. Suton is partly a Bosnian-Croat and a Bosnian-Serb and could have played for Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia and the US. And maybe for Bulgaria and Macedonia as well, as these countries are giving passports away like candy…

Some nice stories about Vlade Divac who wears no underwear…

Riot-days in Berlin expected and it’s not only about left- and right-wing activists but rather green and red…

White (Slovenian) men can jump…at least if they called “Machine”.
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Africa

Deng might not be alone anymore in the NBA…

The Hornets made no decision on Serge Ibaka (Rep. of Congo & Manresa) yet, but are closely following his progress in Spain.

The Ivory Coast has a new coach from Switzerland. He once replaced the former coach of the Elephants in Dijon and does it again.

More news from the continent are coming soon in the newest installment of the “Focus on Africa”.

Australia

Indian business man saves financially riddled Australian basketball team.

That’s all for the small Easter break,

I’m out like riots in Berlin.