» November, 2011

NCAA: LAWRENCE MAKING WAVES

17:46 / November 28, 2011

Great Britain guard Andrew Lawrence continued his fast start to the season with three impressive performances for Charleston this week.

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SULLIVAN TO STAY IN LEICESTER

10:26 / November 28, 2011

Leicester Riders have reached an agreement to keep Great Britain captain Drew Sullivan for the remainder of the season, MVP understands.

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LEOPARDS AIM TO POUNCE ON BBL

09:58 / November 28, 2011

London Leopards have announced that they intend to apply for a British Basketball League franchise, bidding to return to the top flight as soon as next season.

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RARE DRAW LEAVES CUP SEMI POISED

19:51 / November 27, 2011

Newcastle Eagles thought they had one foot in the BBL Cup Final after a first half blitz but Leicester Riders came back from the dead to claim a 90-90 draw to leave the semi balanced heading into next week’s second leg.

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CHRISTMAS START AS NBA LOCKOUT NEARS END

10:05 / November 26, 2011

The NBA is set to begin its season on Christmas Day after the long-running dispute between the league and its players reached a resolution, 149 days into a lockout that saw both sides fight an often bitter war over their share of over £2 billion in annual revenues.

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PAGE GIRL: WAITING FOR THE RIGHT OPPORTUNITY

20:02 / November 24, 2011

In her first Blog for MVP, Great Britain star Julie Page reveals the anxieties of a out-of-work baller waiting for the phone to ring.

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AUTOMATIC EUROBASKET SPOT UP IN AIR

16:24 / November 22, 2011

MVP has learnt that no decision will be taken until next year on whether one of the home nations will gain automatic entry for EuroBasket 2013, should the current Great Britain programme splinter after the Olympics.

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BRITS IN AMERICA: WALKER SHOWS RANGE

09:30 / November 22, 2011

Big man Shane Walker was the top British NCAA performer this week as he led Loyola Maryland University to a 3-0 record.

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WORCESTER MAINTAIN HOT STREAK

11:06 / November 21, 2011

Worcester Wolves continued their good form as they extended their winning run to eight games with a pair of contrasting victories over the weekend.

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DENG COULD GO ON TURKEY SHOOT

15:01 / November 18, 2011

 

Great Britain star Luol Deng is being lined up for a move to Besiktas as fears grow that the entire NBA season will be cancelled.

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