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Merchant Returns to Europe, Signs with Piacenza Basket Club (Italy)


ITALY – John Merchant (6-0, 180, SG, Middletown, NY, USA, Alessandro Maurro ) has signed a professional contract with Piacenza Basketball Club in Italy.  He returns to Italy to play under the direction of head coach Alessandro Mambretti. In 2014-15, Merchant played with Legnano Knights Castellanza in Serie A2 League (Italy). He was the first … Continue reading

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Osborne Signs with CB Naron (Spain)


NORTHUMBERLAND – Brantley Osborne (6-4, 185, G, Shepherdstown, WV) signs a pro contract with a Spanish team where he will play for CB Naron in Galicia in Northern Spain. Earlier this year, Osborne was named ‘Most Valuable Player of the 2015′ iBall FOCUS … Continue reading

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iBall FOCUS standout Phil Henry selected #2 Overall in Cibacopa Draft; Signs with Ostioneros de Guaymas (Mexico)


Phil Henry (6’8″ / 203 cm, PF C, Marlton, NJ) has been selected as the #2 Overall Draft pick in the Cibacopa Draft held in March.  Immediately thereafter, Henry agreed to a deal with Ostioneros de Guaymas (Mexico). In February, … Continue reading

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FOCUS is One Week Away! Everything you need to know about the next iBall Pro Basketball Exposure Camp …


iBall FOCUS is a training and exposure camp for players seeking opportunities for the advancement of their professional basketball careers. NBA-level drills and competitive games put your talents to the test. The event culminates with an All-Star selection showcase featuring the best of all players participating at the camp. Elite players receive offers and recommendations to professional teams and agencies, including iBall United, a sports agency dedicated to the advancement of pro basketball careers worldwide. Continue reading

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Villanova Backcourt Reunites to Help Aspiring Athletes Turn Pro


Long before the Jay Wright era, another Villanova backcourt dazzled the Wildcat faithful with silky smooth moves, 3-point sharpshooting, and high-flying dunks.  Before Randy Foye and Kyle Lowry, Darrun Hilliard and Ryan Arcidiacono, there was John Celestand and Howard Brown. … Continue reading

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Isiah Mason Inks Deal with Philadelphia Spirits (ABA)


Isiah Mason (6’2 G, Philadelphia PA) will start his professional career close to home as he and the team that signed him; The Philadelphia Spirit are looking to surprise the ABA in their inaugural season.

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Rashad Callaway Seizes Opportunity With Staten Island Vipers (US-Pro)


Rashad Callaway (5’11 G, Bayonne, NJ) looks to jumpstart his basketball career by signing with the Staten Island Vipers of the ABA. In his debut with the Vipers, Rashad sent a message to the rest of the league that he will … Continue reading

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Eric Jean-Guillaume Breaks Through, Signs with Globalcaja Quintinar Spain (EBA)


Eric Jean-Guillaume (6’0 G, Stamford ,CT) begins his professional basketball career in a big way by signing with Globalcaja Quintanar of the EBA in Spain. In his debut, Jean-Guillaume wasted no time in letting everyone know how talented he is by … Continue reading

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Latrell Alford rejoins 2013 PBL Champion Bloomington Flex (US-Pro)


Latrell Alford (6’3 G, Crisfield, MD) re-joins the 2-time defending PBL (Premier Basketball League) champions Bloomington FLEX as they look to match the Rochester Razorbacks record of being 3- time league champions. The FLEX has 3 starters returning but Alford … Continue reading

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Devon Peltier signs with Rochester RazorSharks (PBL US-Pro)


Devon Peltier (5-11 G, US Virgin Islands) signs with the 3-time PBL Champions Rochester Razorsharks for the 2013-14 season. The Razorsharks were trounced in each of the last 2 finals series and the team is looking for players that can possibly … Continue reading

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