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  • Gries/Oberhoffen adds Adamovic to their roster
    on January 23, 2021 at 6:11 am

    FilipAdamovicGries/Oberhoffen BC (ProB) added to their roster 32-year old Bosnian international point guard Filip Adamovic (181, agency: 011 Sports). He is a dual citizen owning also Serbian passport. Adamovic played last season at Belfius Mons in Belgian Euromillions League. In 17 games he recorded 10.2ppg, 2.6rpg, 4.4apg and 1.2spg. He helped them to end the regular season as a second best team in the league. Quite impressive season as he was voted to Eurobasket.com All-Belgian League Honorable...

  • Cholet welcomes back Horton
    on January 23, 2021 at 6:11 am

    Chris HortonCholet Basket (Jeep ELITE ProA) landed 26-year old Greek power forward Chris Horton (202-102kg-94, college: Austin Peay). It is actually his comeback to Cholet Basket as he has played here before. Horton supposed to play at BCM Gravelines Dunkerque Grand Littoral (Jeep ELITE ProA), but left the team in Dec.'20. In 5 games he averaged 10.0ppg, 7.8rpg, 4.0apg, 1.2spg and 1.2bpg this season. The last season Horton played at Cholet Basket where in 20 Jeep ELITE ProA games he was league's...

  • Aix-Maurienne tabs Antonio Ballard, ex Kouvot
    on January 23, 2021 at 6:11 am

    AntonioBallardAix-Maurienne Savoie Basket (ProB) inked 32-year old American forward Antonio Ballard (194-102kg-88, college: Miami, OH). He started the season at Kouvot in Finnish Korisliiga. In 10 games he averaged impressive 15.9ppg, 10.2rpg and 1.3apg this season. The last season Ballard played at ESSM Le Portel Cote d'Opale in French Jeep ELITE ProA where in 24 games he had 5.9ppg and 3.8rpg. He is a very experienced player. Ballard has quite traveled the world as his pro career brought him to five...

  • Ovarense inks Christopher McKnight, ex Poitiers
    on January 23, 2021 at 6:11 am

    ChristopherMcKnightOvarense Gavex (LPB) agreed terms with 33-year old American power forward Christopher McKnight (201-102kg-87, college: Akron). He started the season at Union Poitiers Basket 86 in French ProB. In four games he had 10.0ppg, 4.0rpg, 1.5apg and 1.8spg this season. The last season McKnight played at Al-Manama (Premier League) in Bahrain. McKnight is quite experienced player. He has played in four different countries on three different continents (Europe, Asia and of course North America)....

  • Challans ink Karl-David Nkounkou
    on January 23, 2021 at 6:11 am

    Karl-DavidNkounkouVendee Challans Basket (NM1) signed 27-year old naturalized Congolese center Karl-David Nkounkou (202-93). He played last season at Union Tours Metropole Basket. In 5 NM1 games he had 7.6ppg, 5.4rpg and 1.8apg. His team was regular season runner-up in French NM1 Group A. The previous (18-19) season Nkounkou played at Aix Maurienne (ProB) where in 27 games he recorded 4.3ppg and 2.9rpg. Nkounkou has played previously for two other teams: Nantes and ADA Blois.

  • Strasbourg tabs Ike Joseph Udanoh
    on January 23, 2021 at 6:11 am

    Ike JosephUdanohSIG Strasbourg (Jeep ELITE ProA) inked 31-year old American (has also Nigerian passport) power forward Ike Joseph Udanoh (202-107kg-89, college: WSU). He started the season at Allianz Pallacanestro Trieste in Italian Serie A. In 6 games he averaged 7.2ppg, 4.3rpg (#5 in the league) and 1.8apg this season. The last season Udanoh played at Umana Venezia (also in Serie A) where in 6 games he had 7.7ppg, 5.3rpg and 1.2spg. He also played 15 games in Eurocup where he recorded 3.3ppg and 3.5rpg.

  • Kadeem Allen left Bourg
    on January 23, 2021 at 6:11 am

    Kadeem Allen27-year old American guard Kadeem Allen (189-88kg-93, college: Arizona) left JL Bourg Basket (Jeep ELITE ProA). In 6 games he had 8.8ppg, 1.8rpg, 2.5apg and 1.2spg this season. He also played 9 games in Eurocup where he recorded 9.6ppg, 1.7rpg, 2.7apg and 1.2spg. The last season Allen played at the Knicks in NBA. In 10 games he averaged 5.0ppg and 2.1apg. The other team he played that season for were the Knicks in NBA. In 10 games he got 5.0ppg. Another team Allen played that season for...

  • Amath M'Baye selected the top French playing abroad in last week's games
    on January 23, 2021 at 6:11 am

    Amath M'BayeTraditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of French who are currently playing abroad. This week's number one is an international power forward Amath M'Baye (205-89). He led Pinar Karsiyaka to a victory over the 11th-ranked Besiktas in the Turkish BSL in Saturday night's game.

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