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Euro Dunkers

September 6, 2009
Euro Dunkers

This past weekend was the first Euro Dunk Contest put on by Kadour Ziani of France. He put together the contest in Bucarest, Romania and featured tweleve well-known dunkers from around Europe. The contest was won by Russian Alexander “Shal” Shalygin who threw down a “reverse rider,” a double cradle, and a reverse dunk...

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Eastern Europe Dominates Western Europe

September 4, 2009
Eastern Europe Dominates Western Europe

The Eastern European powerhouse Lithuania took down the Western European powerhouse Spain last night destroying them in the second half. With only a six point lead at halftime, Lithuania went on to outscore Spain by 16 and finish with a 94-72 victory. This twenty-two point W was led by Linas Kleiza, who was just...

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Acker Signs Contract with Milano

August 24, 2009
Acker Signs Contract with Milano

Last years runner-up in Italy’s top league, Armani Jeans Milano, just added former Detroit Pistons & Los Angeles Clippers guard Alex Acker. He has only played one season in the NBA even though he was selected by the Pistons with the last pick in the 2005 NBA Draft. With the Pistons & Clippers, Acker...

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Ballin’ on the Mediterranean Sea

August 13, 2009
Ballin’ on the Mediterranean Sea

Irvine, CA – On Monday, July 20, Scafati Basket out of Naples, Italy signed Ryan Forehan-Kelly to a 1-year contract. I was there when he signed the contract and he can’t wait to get out there and continue to show his diverse skills, killer 3-point shooting, and winning ways. “Off to Italia,” Forehan-Kelly announced...

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