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December 10, 2017

5 broke retired NBA players

It is widely known that most players in the NBA make a lot of money, and if you have a lot of money it is easy to keep spending it even after they retire. At one point, 60% of NBA players file for bankruptcy within five years of retirement. We have selected five different players who went broke after retiring from the NBA.
December 8, 2017

Explain the Game: Three-point rule

Nowadays, you cannot watch a normal basketball game without the players shooting at least a couple of threes. Players such as Kyle Korver, JJ Redick, Mike Miller and Ray Allen have even based their entire career on the fact that they can shoot the three better than anyone else. But exactly how did the rule come to be?
December 7, 2017

24 Seconds with Mack Bruining

Mack Bruining is a 20-years-old guard playing for Apollo Amsterdam. Though he is only 20, he has been with the team for a while, and besides that he already has some important experience playing abroad.
December 7, 2017

Top 5 Oldest Rookies in the NBA

Who are players who weren’t ready for the NBA at a young age, but made it into the league at an older age? These are the five oldest rookies ever to play in the NBA.
December 6, 2017

One on one with Thibaut Vervoort

Tonight, the Antwerp Giants will play against Donar Groningen, for the last game in the group phase of the Europe Cup. This game will decide whether Antwerp or Groningen will advance to the second round...
December 5, 2017

Legends – George Mikan

If you would come across a photo of George Mikan, a tall guy with thick, round glasses, you would never expect that this was once one of the best players in the NBA, and yet he was.
December 4, 2017

4 Great Basketball Stores in Toronto

Are you planning on visiting Canada soon? And is Toronto on your list of places to visit? Here are some great basketball stores in Toronto to expand your collection and find your next great sneakers.
December 1, 2017

5 NBA players who played football

People who become great sports players are often great in playing different sports. The most famous example probably is Michael Jordan, who both played basketball and baseball professionally.
November 30, 2017

Teletovic – journey to the NBA

At the moment, the Milwaukee bucks are doing quite a good job in the NBA standings. After winning tuesday’s game against the Sacremento Kings with 112 against 87, they can be found on the eight spot in the Eastern Conference.
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