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2015, the year in review and what’s in store for 2016

It’s certainly been a whirlwind year for basketball. Spain returned to the top of the mountain, at both club and international level, a new...

10 observations of EuroBasket 2015

Written by John Hobbs who reported for TalkBasket in Lille. Eurobasket 2015 is in the books as Spain lifted the trophy aloft in front of...

Lithuania head to EuroBasket finals again, punch ticket to Rio

Once again, they were not fancied, but against all odds, Lithuania are going to the big dance. The Baltic giants are heading for their second...

Spain gain revenge, topple France in OT for spot in EuroBasket...

With last year’s FIBA World Cup quarter-final defeat on home soil still in his mind, Pau Gasol was not about to let France get...

Rudy Gobert: France’s new unsung hero

It was the summer of 2010, when a fresh-faced Rudy Gobert first surfaced onto the international stage in the basketball-mad Lithuanian capital of Vilnius,...

Lithuania get the better of Italy in overtime thriller

Lithuania outlasted Italy 95-85 after a session of overtime in an epic Eurobasket quarter-final in Lille. Jonas Valanciunas led Lithuania with 26 points and 15...

France breeze past Latvia, set up last four date with Spain

France recovered from a slow start to beat Latvia 84-70 in the second quarter-final in Lille on Tuesday night. The hosts maintain their unbeaten run...

Spain hang on against Greece, book semi-final spot

Spain progressed to the Eurobasket semi-finals for the ninth straight occasion as they edged Greece 73-71 in Lille on Tuesday night. But despite enjoying a...

FIBA reveal new international cycle from November 2017

The FIBA board have revealed their new international cycle to commence in November 2017 at a press conference in Lille. All continental FIBA events will...

EuroBasket 2015 quarter-final preview, Rio now on the brain (ish)

With eight teams now remaining, Eurobasket 2015 starts to turn its attention not just on lifting the trophy aloft on Sunday night, but also...

Velimir Perasovic’s contract as Croatia coach will not be renewed

http://gty.im/459741812 Velimir Perasovic's contract with the Croatian national side not not be renewed following the nation's tame exit at the hands of the Czech Republic...

Jonas Maciulis spares Lithuania’s blushes to progress to last eight

Lithuania were staring a surprise elimination in the face against Georgia in the final game of the Eurobasket second round in Lille before Real...

Czech Republic veterans passing the torch

Back in 2005, the Czech Republic made a rare appearance at Eurobasket 2007 and were sent packing after three games. Lubos Barton and Jiri...

EuroBasket 2015 round up (second stage, day 8)

Day two at the Stade Pierre Mouroy and by the end of the night, we will have the quarter-final line-up. CZECHS PUNISH WOEFUL CROATIA Czech Republic...

Spain get the better of Poland … and France

Game three of the second round and the lights inside the Stade Pierre Mouroy go bright red, and Poland walk down the ramp and...

EuroBasket 2015 round up (second round, day 7)

The second phase of Eurobasket 2015 is underway in the Stade Pierre Mouroy in Lille as a capacity crowd of around 25,000 is expected...

FIBA U18 All-Star Game players revealed

The 24 players that will make up the fourth annual under-18 FIBA All-Star Game in Lille have been announced. The game itself will take place...

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