The 2015 iBall FOCUS (New Jersey) is just a week away! FOCUS is the premier opportunity for pro basketball prospects to be evaluated, marketed, and signed for early signing periods for South American and Australian leagues and late signings in Europe and US Semi-Pro seasons. All details are below:
DATE / TIME / LOCATION :
Saturday, February 28 from noon – 5pm (player arrival 11am) at New Brunswick Middle School 1125 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
iBall FOCUS is a training and exposure camp for players seeking opportunities for the advancement of their professional basketball careers. NBA-level Continue reading
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Bryce Clark (6-7, F, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Juan Lopez) set career highs in both points and rebounds, leading the way for Manzaneros de Cuauhtémoc in the Mexico Chihuahua Men’s Professional League.
Clark scored 45 points on and grabbed 15 rebounds as Cuauhtémoc and head coach Pacheco Gustovo pulled out a hard-fought win over the Mineros by the score of 118-111.
Clark was recently signed and waived after a short stint with Cerveceros de Meoqui (Mexico). Clark’s agent, Juan Lopez, moved quickly to negotiate a deal with Efren Penaflores and management at Manzaneros to reunite Clark with his fans and followers in Mexico. Continue reading
Anthony Trautman (6-1, SG, Lebanon, PA) is leading in a huge way for BC Zwickau, a team which competes in the professional ranks of Germany – 2 Regionalliga. Head Coach Stephan Wolf ‘s Zwickau is currently undefeated (12-0).
Trautman is leading the way. Trautman is Immediately out of the gate, Trautman earned player of the Month Honors (October 2014). His 24 points per game leads the league and he also leads the Zwickau in 6 statistical categories; Points Per Game (24), Total Points (336), Field Goals Per Game (5.79), Field Goals Made (81), Three Point Field Goals Per Game (3.21), and Three Point Field Goals Made (45). He ranks 2nd in both Free Throws made and %. Continue reading
Kevin Donahue (6-1 / 185 cm, PG, Pawcatuck, CT) is making an impact for Hvidovre Basket Club in the Denmark professional league.
Donahue scored 1,714 points at Stonington High and was an 1,000-point scorer at Assumption College.
Participating in the 2014 iBall Pro Combine, Donahue ranked 2nd overall in assists (3.3 per game) and led his team to the combine semifinals. He also ranked 4th overall in both shuttle (3.5 secs) and multidirectional movement 6.9 secs), according to stats by MAXOUT. He now leads Hvidovre Basket Club, which is located in a suburb of Copenhagen, in a host of statistical categories. Continue reading
Eric Jean-Guillaume (6-0 / 183cm, PG SG, Stamford, CT) returns to Spain by inking deal with Seguros Soliss Alcázar Basket. Led by Coach David Valera, Alcázar is looking for Jean-Guillaume to make an instant impact for the better as the team is strluggling to log wins this year in the Spanish EBA League.
A super-quick combo guard with elite athleticism, keen passing, and a great ability to score the basketball, Jean-Guillaume spent last season with Quintatar (Spain). Before joining the team, Jean-Guilaume impressed scouts at iBall FOCUS, a premier basketball training and exposure camp produced by iBall United.
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Hamidu Rahman (6-11 C, Somerset, NJ) signs with Societa Il Milazzo of the Italian Professional league. Rahman will bring a high level of experience and a strong inside presence to the team.
Born in New Jersey, he played college at New Mexico State and started his career in Austria with Magnofit Gussinger Knights. The next season he inked with Inter Bratislava in Slovakia. Last year, after a brief period in Kosovo, the new signee of Milazzo played under the Lake Michigan Admirals in the Premier Basketball League (PBL). Continue reading
Joscar 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.
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
Anthony 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.
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