Demby Fortifies Interior for International Racers (IBA)


10646961_839234909472714_9008632364218141153_nJoscar Demby (6’8 PF, Bolingbrook, IL) joins the fledging Independent Basketball Association (IBA) by signing with the International Racers. The upstart Racers will get a much needed jolt in the arm as Demby brings his skillset to the Lemont, Illinois based team.

The former Millikin Big Blue Collegiate standout played in the 2014 iBall Pro Combine and was named third team All-Tournament playing with and against some of the top free agents in the United States. Demby was also selected for the SMAA Overseas tour team last September.

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Estrella Makes Pro Debut with Richmond Elite (ABA)


Willi Estrella (6’7 PF, Santiago, Dominican Republic) finally made his pro basketball debut in the ABA when he signed with the Richmond Elite. The Elite’s drive to return to the ABA playoffs is set to air on ESPN3.

Estrella was named Second Team All-Tournament in the 2014 iBall Pro Combine by ranking 4th in offensive rebounds and 4th in overall rebounds playing against some of the top free agents in the United States. Willi also played two years of college basketball with the Indiana University of Pennsylvania where he won 2 PSAC Championships and earned Elite 8 and Finalist Berths in the 2010 & 2011 NCAA Tournaments.   Continue reading

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Winbush Lands Deal with St. John M.R. (Canada)


10689627_839234869472718_7415976103588189027_nAnthony Winbush (6-7  205lb, SG SF, Darin Gravallese / Vector Sports) has signed with the Saint John Mill Rats of the National Basketball League of Canada.

The highly-skilled Winbush joins the likes of Acquille Carr, who entered the NBA Draft out of high school in 2014 and later starred for the Delaware 87ers of the NBDL.

Earlier this year, Anthony was named First Team All-iBall Pro Combine after a dominant Continue reading

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Nerney Signs with Chicago Steam (ABA)


image_3Brian Nerney (6-3 200lb SG SF, Red Bank, NJ) has signed with the Chicago Steam of the American Basketball Association.   The Steam is the reigning North Central Division Champion of the ABA for four consecutive years and finished the 2013-14 season with a record of 26-4, according to team administration.

Nerney continues his professional career after playing for the world-renown Washington Generals in 2012-13, where he toured around the globe playing the famed Harlem Globetrotters. Continue reading

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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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