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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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Great Britain’s qualification led by lower league maestro

Great Britain's unexpected, yet throughly deserved qualification for next summer's EuroBasket was masterminded by a lower league interim coach. Marc Steutel, who is...

USA Basketball should look at EuroLeague players

Crvena Zvezda guard Jordan Loyd believes that USA Basketball should consider EuroLeague players for future international selection. In his first season with the Serbian powerhouse,...

Five Great Colleges for Basketball Players

If you are a budding basketball player and you want to find a college to successfully continue your career, then this article is for...

British Basketball League cancelled

The remainder of the British Basketball League season has been cancelled following the continued impact of the coronavirus, the league announced today. The decision was...

Michael Jordan’s relentless pursuit of winning for all to see

Remember watching Michael Jordan with your jaw as near to the floor as possible, eyes glued to his every move like he was the...

My Top 3 EuroLeague Final Fours from 2010-2016

From 2010 to 2016, longtime TalkBasket editor, John Hobbs was one of the very few UK-based journalists to have covered the EuroLeague Final Four,...

New date for Tokyo Olympics

The Tokyo Olympic Games will now begin on July 23, 2021 and finish on August 8 authorities said today (Monday). It came after a joint...

Basketball Champions League players await fate

The FIBA Basketball Champions League board members will meet tomorrow (Monday) to assess the next steps to their season. Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic,...

Newcastle pip lower-league Solent in Trophy epic

Newcastle Eagles lifted the British Basketball League Trophy by beating National Basketball League side Solent Kestrels 96-94 after overtime in an instant classic in...

Leicester win WBBL Trophy as British basketball continues to march on

Leicester Riders captured the 2020 Betty Codona Trophy in Glasgow on Sunday as one of the few sporting events on the globe remained defiant...

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