Frits van Rijn

September 5, 2017

Hanga is a happy Hungarian

On Monday, Adam Hanga had one of the best offensive performances of EuroBasket so far, when he scored 31 points in Hungary’s win over the Czech Republic, 85-75.
September 1, 2017

Finnish phenom

It’s only Day 1 of Eurobasket 2017 and we already had a major upset as Finland beat France in overtime, 86-84. Twenty year old Finnish phenom Lauri Markkanen had an incredible night as he scored 22 points...
August 28, 2017

One on one with Chris van Dinten

On the 19th of August the Dutch National Team under 16 played in the final of the European Championship in the B-division. Unfortunately they lost this game, but they had already played a great tournament and managed ...
August 22, 2017

One on one with Rik Smits

The best basketball player The Netherlands ever had, Rik Smits, recently left the state of Indiana and went to another part of the country. He played 999 games for the Indiana Pacers (1988-2000) and reached the NBA Finals in his last season.
August 20, 2017

The disappearing act of the Greek Freak (part 2)

Giannis Antetokounmpo will not play at Eurobasket next week due to an injury. The Greek Freak released a statement via Facebook and Instagram this weekend that he is not ready to play for his country.
August 17, 2017

The disappearing act of the Greek Freak

Giannis Antetokounmpo will participate in Eurobasket 2017, starting August 31st, but his road to the tournament is a strange one
July 28, 2017

NBA’s big deals

The salary cap in the NBA for the 2017-2018 season has been set at 99 million dollars. It is an increase in the cap of the 2016-2017 season that was set at 94 million dollars. ...
July 22, 2017

Thats a lot of sneakers!

This summer the Houston Rockets signed PJ Tucker to a four year, 32 million dollars, contract. For Tucker, it was a great deal as he had never signed such a big contract. But it also caused a lot of problems. ...
July 16, 2017

Late-night tweets affect shooting percentage

A study by Stone Brook University proved that tweeting in the late hours affects the performance of NBA players the next day.  Players who sent tweets between 11 p.m and 7 a.m the night before a game ...
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