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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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Queens to preside in the WBBL for the long haul

Being a new franchise, the Gloucester City Queens are still figuring themselves out. But this first season for them is far from merely ‘making up the numbers’.

Chicago Sky on cloud nine as they claim maiden WNBA title

Chicago Sky won their first WNBA title by defeating the Phoenix Mercury 80-74 in a pivotal Game 4 to clinch a 3-1 series win.

London Lions’ crusade for respect in Europe

London Lions coach Vince Macaulay feels that British basketball deserves respect following his side's 79-60 triumph over Donar Groningen in the FIBA Europe Cup on Wednesday night.

Basketball Wales launches new National League

Basketball Wales have officially launched a new national league to showcase the best that the nation has to offer. The creation of the...

London Lions showcasing the best of British

London Lions’ qualification into the EuroCup Women regular season wasn’t just a win for the club, the team also promoted the growth of the...

36 hour timeline to Barking Abbey’s greatest win

It was 36 hours before London Lions faced Surrey Scorchers in the British Basketball League Cup opener and Barking Abbey coach James Vear was...

Two moments that defined Dusan Ivkovic

(TalkBasket editor John Hobbs remembers Dusan Ivkovic and highlights two personal moments that made the late Serb one of the sport's most legendary tacticians). Dusan...

Olympic Women’s quarter-final line-up set

The quarter-finals of the Olympic women's basketball tournament have been set, following the conclusion of the group phase at the Saitama Super Arena. Spain, USA...

Co-host France books ticket to 2021 Women’s EuroBasket semi-finals

Joint-hosts France ended Bosnia & Herzegovina’s fairytale run with a reasonably comfortable 80-67 win. Sandrine Gruda and Marine Johnanes both had 15 points for France...

EuroBasket Women quarter-final picture complete

Bosnia & Herzegovina reached the last eight of EuroBasket Women for the first time following an 80-69 win over Croatia, as Wednesday’s quarter-final line-up...

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