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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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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...

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.

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...

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...

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).

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.

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...

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...

Sergio Rodriguez listed as day-to-day

Olimpia Milano guard Sergio Rodriguez suffered two separate injuries in their EuroLeague defeat to Zalgiris and is listed as day-to-day.

EuroLeague games to be played behind closed doors

A selection of this week's EuroLeague games will be played behind closed doors due to the coronavirus scare. As...


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Tristan Thompson and Cleveland Cavaliers have mutual interest

Tristan Thompson and the Cleveland Cavaliers have...

LaMelo Ball plays like Jason Kidd according to Andrew Bogut

LaMelo Ball plays like Jason Kidd according...

Joel Embiid welcomes newborn son

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid and longtime...