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First win of the preseason for Antwerp against Bonn (70-77)

First game of the preseason abroad for the Antwerp Giants this Sunday against Telekom Baskets Bonn. The first quarter was in favor of the German team (20-13 after 10′), but Christophe Beghin’s team reacted well to cut the deficit to 3 at halftime (35-32 after 20′). After a close 3rd quarter, the Giants were still…

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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…

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Stephaun Branch will remain a Giant for one more season

The Antwerp Giants have just announced that combo guard Stephaun Branch has extended his contract with the club for one more season. Branch joined the Giants during the course of the past season in December 2019 to bolster the Giants’ backcourt who were at that time missing Sanders due to an injury. With his strong…

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Some EMBL transfer news for the 2020-’21 season

While we were busy preparing our website there have already been several transfers as the EMBL teams are preparing for next season. Here’s a little overview: Most active so far on the transfer market has been Liège Basket as they have signed several youngsters (who will be competing for both their first team in EMBL…

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Antwerp Giants win Belgian Cup

The Telenet Giants Antwerp have prolonged their Belgian Cup title as they defeated Spirou Basket Charleroi with the 83-78 final score. The Giants really made the difference in an excellent third quarter and headed into the final quarter they were holding on to a 68-56 lead. Spirou fought back however and slowly but surely closed the gap and with…