European Championships news

Group A United Kingdom - Latvia 74-60 United Kingdom rallied past Latvia in the opener. The British side eked out a 41:39 halftime lead. They went on a 24:10 run in the third term to clear off for good. Johannah Leedham-Warner (180-SF-87, college: Franklin Pierce) posted 24 points, 7 steals and 6 assists for the winners. Karlie Samuelson (183-G/F-95, college: Stanford) added 15 points for the winners. Elina Dikaioulaku (173-PG-89) had 17 points, 11 rebounds and 7 assists for the hosts. ...

Euroleague news

Fenerbahce Spor Kulubu Istanbul (KBSL) strengthened their roster with addition of 27-year old Ukrainian international swingman Alina Iagupova (186-92, agency: LBM Management). She has played for the last two years at Cukurova in the KBSL. In 21 games she recorded very impressive stats: 19.0ppg, 5.4rpg, 6.9apg and 2.0spg last season. Iagupova helped them to win the regular season and make it to the final. Great season indeed as she was awarded Eurobasket.com All-Turkish KBSL Forward of the...

Spain news

Associacio Esportiva Sedis Basquet (LFB) agreed terms with 24-year old American guard Sydney Wiese (185-95, college: Oregon State, agency: LBM Management). She plays this summer at Los Angeles Sparks (WNBA). In 8 games she had 5.4ppg, 1.9rpg and 1.3apg. The last season Wiese played at Ramat Hasharon in Israeli league where in 24 games she recorded 11.2ppg, 6.3rpg and 2.3apg. Two years ago she was drafted by Los Angeles Sparks (WNBA) in first round (11th overall). The former Oregon State s...