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Sevilla inks Kenny Chery

Kenny Chery
Kenny Chery
Betis Energia Plus Sevilla (Liga Endesa) agreed terms with 24-year old Canadian point guard Kenny Chery (180-82kg-92, college: Baylor). He played last season at Alba in Hungarian A Division. In 41 games he had 14.3ppg, 3.3rpg, 3.3apg and 1.6spg. Chery helped them to make it to the final after they ended regular season as second best team. Quite impressive season as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-Hungarian League Honorable Mention. He has tried to make it to the NBA and played in the N...



Pitesti adds Kabongo to their roster

Myck Kabongo
Myck Kabongo
BCM U Pitesti (Liga Nationala) added to their roster 23-year old Canadian ex-international guard Myck Kabongo (190-82kg-93, college: Texas). He is a dual citizen owning also DR Congolese passport. Kabongo played last season at Erie Bay Hawks (D-League) in the U.S. In 43 games he recorded 7.1ppg, 2.7rpg and 3.3apg. The previous (14-15) season he played at another team Texas Legends in U.S. semi-pro league D-League where in two games he averaged 6.0ppg, 2.5rpg and 3.0apg. Last year (two yea...



ALLEN RAE 1932-2016

Myck Kabongo
Myck Kabongo
COURTESY BASKETBALL.CA On Saturday August 20, 2016, former executive of Canada Basketball, Allen Rae, passed away at the age of 83. Allen will forever be rememembered by the Canadian basketball community. Ater retiring from the RCMO, Allen pursed his passion for atheletics and became well known in the world of sports



Sim Bhullar is a newcomer at Dacin Tigers

Sim Bhullar
Sim Bhullar
Dacin Tigers (SBL) strengthened their roster with addition of 24-year old Canadian international center Sim Bhullar (226-129kg-92, college: New Mexico State). He has a double citizenship as he also holds Indian passport. Bhullar played most recently at Raptors 905 Missisauga (D-League) in the U.S. In 39 games he recorded 9.6ppg, 6.9rpg, 1.1apg and 1.3bpg last season. Bhullar ended the previous (2014-15) season at the Kings in NBA. But in two games he averaged just 1.0ppg. But the most of...



Sanen welcomes back Ashaolu

Olu Ashaolu
Olu Ashaolu
Sanen Neophoenix (B League) landed 28-year old Canadian-Nigerian power forward Olu Ashaolu (200-88, college: Oregon). It is actually his comeback to Sanen Neophoenix as he has played here before. Ashaolu is a well-known player in Japanese B League where he played most recently at Osaka Evessa (B League). In 47 games he averaged 13.5ppg, 8.2rpg and 2.2apg last season. The previous (14-15) season Ashaolu played at Sanen Neophoenix (previous name Hamamatsu-Higashi Mikawa Phoenix). In 58 B Le...



Carl English (ex Humacao) joins Dominion Bilbao Basket

Carl English
Carl English
Dominion Bilbao Basket (Liga Endesa) landed experienced 35-year old Canadian international guard Carl English (192-81, college: Hawaii) on a training camp deal. He played in the summer at Caciques de Humacao in Puerto Rican BSN league. In 24 games he averaged impressive 16.6ppg, 4.4rpg and 2.6apg. In 2003 English was drafted by Idaho Stampede (CBA) in fourth round (25th overall). The former University of Hawaii standoutis in his 14th (!!!) season in pro basketball. Among other achievement...



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