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By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Jr. NBA project was inaugurated in Rio yesterday, Wednesday, September 6th, at the Complexo da Maré community, in Zona Norte (North Zone). Created by the American National Basketball Association,...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Last night, August 27th in Medellín, Columbia, Brazil's national basketball team battled Puerto Rico to close out Group A action in the 2017 FIBA (International Basketball Federation) AmeriCup. For the...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday, August 13th, Brazil's national (seleção) women's basketball team suffered a historic defeat, losing 75-68 to Puerto Rico in the bronze medal game of the FIBA Women’s AmeriCup 2017...
By Mariana Sales, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For those looking for a place to follow the NBA Finals on tonight, Friday (May 9th), when the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors are going head to head...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While Brazil's national team (Seleção) in football (soccer) is gearing up for a deep run in the 2018 Russia World Cup, the Seleção's basketball team will continue to remain in...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The rain that fell in São Paulo yesterday (March 19th) could not dampen the excitement at Ginásio do Ibirapuera arena as Brazil's premier professional basketball league, the Novo Basquete Brasil (NBB),...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Esporte RJ (Sport RJ) project, provided by Rio's Secretary of State for Sport, Leisure and Youth (SEELJE), has resumed activities for the start of the 2017 season. The free...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Distressing news for Brazilian basketball fans as on Monday, November 14th, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) released a statement indicating it has suspended Brazil’s Confederação Brasileira de Basketball (CBB) from...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday, August 21st, in the Olympics’ final sports competition, the U.S., who have dominated the medal table since the Games began seventeen days ago, fittingly won the last gold...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday, July 10th, France defeated Canada 83-74, in the Olympic qualifying tournament championship game taking place in Manila, Philippines, to claim the final spot in the men’s 2016 Rio...
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