Nienke van Rijn

October 20, 2017

New Faces/New places

The first games in the DBL, the Dutch Basketball League, have been played; games have been won, teams have lost, and most of all players and the fans are getting used to the new teams ...
October 19, 2017

Notorious fights at practice in the NBA

The NBA is only two days old, and there was already a serious incident between two teammates. The Bulls’ Nikola Mirotic and Bobby Portis had an altercation at practice ...
October 17, 2017

New NBA Season

Finally! It is time for the start of the 2017/2018 season in the NBA. No more re-watching last year’s games, watching the Warriors (almost) sweep the Cavs in the Finals, or analyzing the teams in the pre-season. ...
October 15, 2017

Top 5 Tallest players in the NBA

Basketball is known for having tall players on the court. Even though some players seem kind of small, the average length in the NBA is 2.00 meter. But who are the tallest players that have ever played in the NBA?
October 13, 2017

One on One with Ralf de Pagter

Ralf de Pagter signed a contract with Landstede Zwolle over the Summer, after having played for Den Bosch for the last five years. This transfer collided with the fact that he finished his thesis at the Johan Cruijff Academy.
October 11, 2017

Zhou Qi: the new Yao Ming?

Every Houston Rockets fan remembers ‘their’ Chinese superstar, Yao Ming. . The question is, can the next Chinese player that will come to the NBA fill his shoes? Zhou Qi could be that next player.
October 9, 2017

Becky Hammon coaches her first pre-season game

One of yesterday’s pre-season games in the NBA, the Spurs against the Nuggets, was a bit different than the rest. Assistant-coach Becky Hammon took over the coaching duties from Gregg Popovich.
October 8, 2017

The greatest player that never played in the NBA

The question is, can you call someone the greatest player, if he never even played a single game in the NBA?
October 6, 2017

Marbury: from NBA player to idol in China

Famous basketball players can be idolized by their fans. Some players, like Steph Curry and Tristan Thompson receive ‘keys to the city’. Others, like Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant, even got their own personalized sneakers.