Forbes: After a season in which Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Milwaukee Bucks to their first NBA title in 50 years, and Nikola Jokic won MVP for the first time, there can be no question that the NBA is a truly international league.Read More
ESPN: Dyson Daniels, the No. 18 prospect in the ESPN 2022 mock draft, has signed with the NBA’s G League Ignite program, he told ESPN Sunday.Read More
Just Women’s Sports: The NBA Academy has announced an international women’s virtual program that will connect with more than 40 of the top female, high-school age prospects from outside the U.S.Read More
ESPN: It already looks like 2021 will be an important year for gauging which Australians are in that top tier of basketball prospects across the globe.
The recent under-20 Australian Junior Championships gave us the opportunity to continue to track the development of multiple potential NBA-level players, as well as those who could emerge future pros as we enter the 2021 FIBA under-19 World Cup cycle.Read More
NBA.com: The Baylor Bears won their first NCAA tournament championship on Monday, beating Gonzaga, 86-70, and did it with the help of NBA Academies product Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua. The Cameroonian national played 16 minutes off the bench, contributing six points (3-for-4 FGs), two rebounds, an assist and two steals.Read More
NYT: During a game at the 1998 Big East Conference women’s basketball tournament, Coach Geno Auriemma of Connecticut famously grew impatient with his international players, Svetlana Abrosimova of Russia and Tihana Abrlic of Croatia.Read More
NBA.com: To celebrate Women’s History Month, Sanjana Ramesh honoured Anitha Pauldurai on the NBA Academy’s Instagram channel.Read More
NBA.com: Tomar becomes the fifth NBA Academy India male alumni to commit to a high-school or college basketball program in the U.S.Read More
Washington Post: Roland Houston tells his players at the NBA academy in Africa that “there’s nothing like cutting down a net.”
Two of his former students did just that when Georgetown and Iona won their conference tournaments, and they’ll have another opportunity in the NCAA Tournament.
ESPN+: The transition to college basketball is always difficult for freshmen, but the learning curve has steepened even more this season with limited offseason time, shortened preseasons and a choppy first month and a half of the season that saw dozens of games canceled or postponed.Read More