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Tough group for the Antwerp Giants in Eurocup

The Antwerp Giants know their opponents for the 2020-2021 season in Eurocup, and it won’t be easy ! The Giants will play in the group C with Kuban Krasnodar, Andorra, Lietkabelis, Bologna and Monaco. Bologna for example, as a budget of 18 millions euros for next season with players like Milos Teodosic, former Euroleague MVP…

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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…

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Antwerp Giants will play in Eurocup next season !

The Antwerp Giants announced that they will be joining the Eurocup next season ! Eurocup is the second strongest European competition just behind the well known Euroleague. Oostende in 2014 and Charleroi in 2015 were the 2 last Belgian clubs to play in Eurocup. The winner of the EuroCup receives an invitation for the Euroleague….

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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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2019-’20 EMBL Awards

Hans Vanwijn from the Antwerp Giants has been elected as the 2019-’20 EMBL Belgian Player of the Year. In 14 games Vanwijn recorded averages of 12.8 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 2.9 apg, 0.5 spg & 0.4 bpg. Seppe D’espallier from the Leuven Bears has been elected as the 2019-’20 EMBL Belgian Youngster of the Year. The…

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Pro Liga decided to stop competition due to Coronavirus outbreak

After an emergency meeting the Pro Liga and all its clubs have unanimously decided to end the competition after only 17 games played (out of 26 games in the regular season) due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Current leader Filou Oostende is thus declared as the 2019-’20 Champion, while the tickets for the European competitions next…

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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…

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Player Profile: Hans Vanwijn

“Coming back stronger”. That seems to be the motivation which drives Hans Vanwijn this season. The 2015-’16 Belgian Youngster of the Year who had been on a steady climb ever since joining the EuroMillions Basketball League in 2013 unexpectedly saw his rise grind to a halt last season when his numbers dropped significantly and although his team…

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Giants get their first win in Champions League

The Telenet Giants Antwerp have got their first win of the Champions League Regular season as they defeated Bandirma with the 93-90 final score. Luka Rupnik led the Giants with his 22 pts & 3 rebs, while Ibrahima Fall Faye finished with the 16 pts & 10 rebs double-double and also added 4 blks & 3 stls. Victor…