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Tag: Antwerp Giants

EMBLTransfers

Victor Sanders leaves Antwerp, signs in Italy

After 2 good seasons in Belgium, Victor Sanders will leave Antwerp to sign in Italy with Trento. Sanders was injured more than 2 months last season but he played 9 games in Euromillions League, where he averaged 10.8ppg, 3.2rpg and 2.8apg. He also scored 14 points in the Cup Final to help Antwerp beat Charleroi.

EMBL

Christophe Beghin about the EuroCup: “We will be ready for it”

After winning the Belgian cup and ending third in the regular phase of the EuroMillions Basketball League, Antwerp Giants were not able to play in the FIBA Basketball Champions League. Via a wildcard the club could still participate in the Champions League, but then they had to play two qualification rounds. So, the Giants decided…

EMBL

Future Antwerp Giants player will finish the season in Israel

Before joining the Telenet Antwerp Giants for the 2020-2021 season, Kenneth “Speedy” Smith will join Maccabi Haifa to finish the 2019-2020 season of the Israeli Basketball Premier League. The championship in Israel will resume on June 20. Earlier this season, Smith played with Charleroi in EMBL and in the Fiba Europe Cup, being one of…

TIBTIB Throwbacks

Basketball legend Rik Samaey looks back on his period as a player for Sunair Oostende

On May 25th Basketball Club Ostend celebrates its 50th anniversary. The past nine years, Filou Oostende turned out to be unbeatable in the Finals of Belgian basketball. In the last century, there was yet another period of success. Ostend was not exactly a top team in the seventies, until a young talented player – Rik…