Brandon Stephens lands deal with Providence Sky Chiefs (ABA)


Screen Shot 2014-10-20 at 10.52.22 PMBrandon Stephens (6’3 G, Dorchester, MA, Sports & Entertainment Promoters of America, Inc.) will get a fresh opportunity with a new team in the Providence Sky Chiefs in the ABA. The Chiefs, a newly established team in the ABA are currently building up their roster for the upcoming season which is looking to be a promising one as some of the games will be shown on ESPN 3.

Stephens also played for the Orlando Venom in the IBL in 2012. Continue reading

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Nwaukoni inks first deal with Illiabum (Portugal)


Stephen2As a basketball player, unless you find your name on an NBA roster at this time of the year, you would most likely want to be where Stephen Nwaukoni (6’8 SF, Queens, NY, Gerrit Kersten-Thiele Scorer’s First Management) is–having an opportunity to play pro ball in Europe after signing with Illiabum Clube in Portugal’s Proliga.

Nwuakoni had a stellar performance in the 2014 iBall Pro Combine where he played with and against some of the top free agents in the United States. Continue reading

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Wallace Signs with Bay Area Shuckers (APBL)


james-wallaceJames Wallace (6’1 PG, Restin VA, Vector Sports Management) will play in the American Professional Basketball League in the coming 2014-2015 season as he signed with the Bay Area Shuckers.

Earlier this year, Wallace took part in the 2014 iBall Pro Combine where he normed averages of 2ppg, 1.3 rpg and 1.7 apg in limited minutes playing with and against some of the top free agents in the United States. Continue reading

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Inge Starring for Bakken (Denmark)


ingeSemaj Inge (6’4 G, Camden, NJ, Blacktop Management) made the biggest move of his career by signing with the most successful team in the history of the Danish League in The Bakken Bears. The 14-time Danish League Champions which includes the last 4 years will also play in this year’s edition of the FIBA Euro Challenge.

Earlier this year, Inge participated in SMAA’s Overseas Selection Team Tryouts in collaboration with iBall United and the Continue reading

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Wade Tours with Basketball AID in Germany



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Basketball AID has selected Desmond Wade (5’8″ PG, Hannan and Black Law Group) to tour in Germany.  Wade joins iBall alum, Joscar Demby, for the international basketball showcase.

A veteran of the United States’ professional basketball circuit, Wade was named iBall United’s 2013 All-IQ Team MVP and also ranked 2nd in assists while shooting 57% from the three point line. Continue reading

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Derek Hall returns to Hungary, signs with Falko KC


Derek HallDerek Hall (7’0 F/C, Northampton, PA) found a new home just before the 2014-15 European basketball season starts by signing with Falko KC of Hungary’s A Division Basketball League.  Hall returns to familiar soil as Hungary is where he played last year for Marso NYKK and was very solid in 32 games averaging 10 points and 6 rebounds per game.
Derek Hall played dominated as was named MVP of the 2013 iBall Pro Combineleading the tournament in rebounds (10.3).  He was second in Field Goal percentage (68%) and scored 15 points per game playing against some of the top free agents in the United States. Continue reading

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Joscar Demby Selected for SMAA Overseas Tour


Joscar DembyJoscar Demby (6’8 PF, Bolingbrook, IL) will get an opportunity to showcase his talent once more as he was selected for the 2014 Basketball Aid International Opportunity Tour to Germany. Basketball Aid is a collaboration with IamFocused, SMAA, and Hans Beth, former Head coach of Hanau Whitewings.

Demby was recently named 2014 All-iBall Pro Combine Third Team while making a strong contribution to the iBall Pro Combine Championship campaign. Continue reading

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Graessle lands first deal with C.A.M. Enrique Soler (Spain)


IMG_7096Joe Graessle (6’3 G, Grove City, OH, iBall United) will carry the momentum of a strong collegiate career by starting his career in a country rich in basketball tradition. The NCAA Division II active career leader in points scored reached an agreement with C.A.M. Enrique Soler in Spain’s EBA League.  Greassle will play under the direction of Head Coach Javier Nieto and will also have the opportunity to train frequently with Melilla Baloncesto of LEB ORO.

In July, Graessle competed and excelled in the 2014 iBall United Pro Combine where he Continue reading

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Tobin Carberry signs with Hottur Egilsstadir (Iceland)


Tobin CarberryTobin Carberry (6’4 G, Hamden CT) is headed to Europe this coming basketball season as he signs with Hottur Egilssradir in Iceland’s Division 1 league. Carberry is the latest addition to the team that had a strong runner-up finish against Fjolnir this past season.

Just several weeks ago Tobin Carberry played in iBall United’s Pro-Combine and was named to the 2014 All-iBall second team at the end of the tournament. Continue reading

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John Merchant signs with Italian Team L.B. Legnano Basket (A2 Silver)


John-MerchantJohn Merchant (6’0 G, Middletown, NY) took a major step in advancing his basketball career by signing with Italian A2 basketball team in LB Legnano Basket. The team finished second in the regular season and topped their group in the finals (Serie B League). Their impressive showing moved their team up to the A2 Silver League. Legnano and Coach Ferrari Mattia make history by selecting to Merchant. The super explosive, combo guard is the first American player to ever sign with the club. Continue reading

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