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  • Oberhaching inks Joris Ortega
    on September 27, 2020 at 12:49 pm

    Joris Ortega TSV Oberhaching Tropics Deisenhofen (ProB) agreed terms with 26-year old French point guard Joris Ortega (188-93). The last time (16-17) he played at JSA Bordeaux Basket in French NM1 league. He has played also professionally for other French teams like Hyeres-Toulon and Orchesien BC. By Eurobasket Data Center

  • Sade Aded Hussein (ex Newcastle E.) signs at Poitiers
    on September 27, 2020 at 12:49 pm

    Sade AdedHussein Union Poitiers Basket 86 (ProB) landed 27-year old French power forward Sade Aded Hussein (205-93). He played most recently at Newcastle Eagles in British BBL league. In 11 games he averaged 9.5ppg, 5.8rpg, 1.5apg and 1.5bpg last season. The previous (18-19) season Aded Hussein played at Valga-Valka (Latvian LBL) in Estonian league where in 6 games he had 9.2ppg and 6.0rpg. He also played for Umea BSKT (Swedish Basketligan) in Swedish league. In three games he recorded very impressive...

  • Cholet edge Orleans; Bourg top Strasbourg in friendlies
    on September 27, 2020 at 12:49 pm

    KarltonDimanche Cholet rallied past Orleans 87-80 to gain the fifth pre-season victory. Karlton Dimanche (193-G-00) scored 17 points to lead the winners. Orleans led by 7 points after the opening quarter. But Cholet went on a 48-31 run in the next two quarters to pull ahead for good. Chauncey Collins (183-PG-95, college: TCU, agency: Alti Sport) delivered 14 points for Cholet. LaMonte Ulmer (198-SF-86, college: URI) replied with 17 points for Orleans. Bourg-en-Bresse held off Strasbourg 90-79 behind 20...

  • Roanne defeat Geneve; Neuchatel overcome Aix-Maurienne
    on September 27, 2020 at 12:49 pm

    NijalPearson Roanne defeated Lions de Geneve 78-66 in the latest scrimmage. Five players scored in double digits for the winners. Nijal Pearson (196-G-97, college: Texas St.) produced 18 points in the victory. Roanne grabbed a 34-28 halftime lead. They sank 44 points in the second half to seal the win. Sylvain Francisco (180-PG-97) added 15 points for Roanne. Timothy Derksen (191-G/F-93, college: USF) came up with game-high 31 points for Geneve. Neuchatel prevailed against Maurienne 77-65. Griffin...

  • Pau-Lacq-Orthez hold off Gipuzkoa Basket in scrimmage
    on September 27, 2020 at 12:49 pm

    Nicolas deJong Pau-Lacq-Orthez overcame visiting Gipuzkoa Basket in the test game on Friday. Nicolas de Jong (210-C-88) accounted for 16 points for the hosts. Gipuzkoa grabbed a 21-19 lead ten minutes into the game. Pau-Lacq-Orthez used a 25-16 run in the second frame to secure a 44-37 halftime lead. Pau-Lacq-Orthez stayed in charge throughout the third term. The French side built a 64-55 advantage heading into the fourth quarter. Gipuzkoa dropped 23 points in the final stanza but could not avoid the...

  • Pierre-Yves Guillard signs at Frontignan
    on September 27, 2020 at 12:49 pm

    Pierre-YvesGuillard Frontignan la Peyrade Basket (NM3) landed experienced 36-year old power forward Pierre-Yves Guillard (203-84). He has played for the last eighteen years at Union Poitiers Basket 86 in the ProB. In 15 games he averaged 3.6ppg and 4.1rpg last season. NM3 will be definitely a better match and he can see more playing time. He was a member of French U18 National Team between 2001 and 2002. Guillard is a very experienced player. It may be one of last seasons in his extensive career, which he...

  • Gravelines sign Gaylor Curier
    on September 27, 2020 at 12:49 pm

    GaylorCurier BCM Gravelines Dunkerque Grand Littoral (Jeep ELITE ProA) signed 28-year old swingman Gaylor Curier (197-92). He has played for the last three seasons at Entente Orleans 45. In 14 Jeep ELITE ProA games he had 5.4ppg, 1.8rpg and 1.0apg last season. He has played previously for six other teams: Limoges CSP Elite, Pau Lacq Orthez, Etoile Angers, SPO Rouen, Souffelweyersheim and Pau Nord Est. Curier's team made it to the French ProB Leaders Cup final in 2018. BCM Gravelines Dunkerque Grand...

  • Le Mans drub Cholet in test game
    on September 27, 2020 at 12:49 pm

    ScottBamforth Le Mans knocked down Cholet 85-65 in the latest friendly. Scott Bamforth (188-G/F-89, college: Weber St., agency: BeoBasket) accounted for 20 points and 7 assists to lead the effort. Le Mans sank 27 points in the first period to ensure an 11-point lead. They added 28 points in the second period to boost the margin at 12-point mark. Le Mans looked solid defensively as well as they had Cholet limited to just 29 points in the second half rallying to the victory. Alain Koffi (207-C-83,...

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