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Another Championship?

September 19, 2009
Another Championship?

Pau Gasol and his 18+ points per game have helped lead a stacked Spain to the 2009 EuroBasket Championship in Poland against a feisty Serbian squad. Pau just picked up his first NBA Championship ring several months ago with the Los Angeles Lakers and is now seeking another championship with Spain. He was the...

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Gasol or Randolph?

September 8, 2009
Gasol or Randolph?

Could this question get any easier? We are talking about arguably the top offensive big man in the NBA, Pau Gasol, and the most overpaid player in the NBA, Zach Randolph. When the Memphis Grizzlies basically handed Pau to the Los Angeles Lakers for free (a trade that still really irks many NBA GMs...

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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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Show Ricky the Money!

August 31, 2009
Show Ricky the Money!

According to Marca.com, the #5 pick in the 2009 NBA Draft, Ricky Rubio, is now going to play for Regal Barcelona. The transaction will be the most expensive buyout in European basketball history valued around $5.3M (3.7 million Euro). It is a 6-year contract with an opt-out clause to play in the NBA. Most...

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Adrien off to Spain

August 24, 2009
Adrien off to Spain

Former Connecticut Huskies star Jeff Adrien signed to play in Spain with Leche Rio Breogan. This is his first professional basketball contract since graduating from UConn last year where he helped lead the Huskies to the Final Four before losing to Michigan State. This 6-foot-7 double-double machine was expected to be a second round...

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A New Gillette Man?

August 18, 2009
A New Gillette Man?

Ricky Rubio in Gillette Ad You bet! Ricky Rubio is the latest athlete to appear in a Gillette ad, which has featured such athletes at Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, Barcelona striker Thierry Henry, and all-everything golfer Tiger Woods. Not a bad list to join, especially before playing in a single NBA game. Back in...

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