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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 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 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, 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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