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John Hobbs

John Hobbs is TalkBasket's Editor and lead Euroleague and international writer and has covered the Euroleague, EuroBasket, FIBA Basketball World Cup and the Olympics for BBC Sports World, Catalunya Radio and SLAM.
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Riders storm to three-peat of Playoff titles

Leicester Riders completed a third straight British Basketball League Playoff title after a resounding 93-61 victory over the London City Royals at the O2...

Suns shine brightest in WBBL Playoff final

Sevenoaks Suns won their third straight Women’s British Basketball League Playoff title by edging challengers, Leicester Riders 60-55 at the O2 on Sunday.

Sporting world mourns passing of Patrick Baumann

To say that the shock that awaited us when we all learned that FIBA secretary-general Patrick Baumann had passed away still has not gone. Along...

Two London teams to drum up national interest in British Basketball League

London Lions coach Vince Macaulay believes that having two British Basketball League teams in the capital will further heighten the interest of the sport...

LeBron James leaves Akron with a parting gift before dream LA move

Having done all that he could with the Cleveland Cavaliers during his second spell, LeBron James' departure to tinsel town will hopefully not be...

My farewell to the European hoops audience

After nearly eight years, whereby six of those was spent updating TalkBasket on a day-to-day basis alongside my job as a freelance sports journalist,...

Luka Doncic picked third in NBA Draft, heads to Dallas Mavericks

Slovenian Luka Doncic was selected by the Atlanta Hawks with the third overall pick of the 2018 NBA Draft in New York in the...

Rodrigue Beaubois heads to Anadolu Efes

French guard Rodrigue Beaubois has signed a two-year deal with Anadolu Efes, the club announced.  Beaubois joins the Istanbul-based side from Liga Endesa finalists Baskonia,...

New York Knicks-Washington Wizards confirmed for O2 Arena

New York Knicks will face the Washington Wizards at the O2 Arena in London on Thursday, January 17, 2019, the NBA announced today. The NBA...

A triple-double caps the perfect showing for the Finals MVP

With all the constant social media chatter of 'LeBron James vs Michael Jordan - who's better?', people are forgetting that Kevin Durant is fast...