1545/20 (Jara v/ DVTK Kosarlabda KFT)

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The Chilean Player Ziomara Esket Morrison Jara filed a claim against the Hungarian Club DVTK Kosarlabda KFT for outstanding salaries, flight reimbursement, tax certificates and interest.

1514/20 (Garcia v/ Gatling)

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The Agent, Lluis Tunez Garcia, filed a claim against the American-Montenegrin Player, Markeisha Cherte Gatling, for agent fees and interest

1473/20 (Sutherland, Gallotti v/ Araski AES)

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The American Player, Aishah Gameela Sutherland, and her Agent, Lorenzo Gallotti, filed a claim against the Spanish Club Araski AES for outstanding salaries, agent fees and interest.

Lega Basket Serie A international rights to be sold exclusively via Content Arena

Lega Basket Serie A international rights to be sold exclusively via Content Arena

Singapore, 29.09.2020 - Content Arena, the software provider specialising in solutions to facilitate sports media rights trading, is excited to announce that SN1 Trading, the Munich-based sports rights consultancy - and trading firm, will be using Content Arena Marketplace as the exclusive sales channel for the international rights to the Italian Lega Basket Serie A, one of the top domestic basketball leagues in Europe.

Play for change – Compound and the NBPA join forces for a more than basketball collaboration for social justice

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NBA players have consistently been leaders of change in their communities, using their voices and their resources to bring attention to the ongoing episodes of social injustice, police brutality, and systemic racism across the country. On August 26, the players used their platform to stage a powerful protest, opting out of their games after Jacob Blake was shot 7 times by Kenosha Police in Wisconsin. This “pause” by the players caused another shift by forcing conversation and action to take place and many other sports organizations followed suit.

Mayor Bayaka, Essex County, New Jersey Devils, Prudential Center, and National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) host press conference about voting process and polling site for 2020 presidential election

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Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Los Angeles Lakers star J.R. Smith, NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts, New Jersey Devils President Jake Reynolds, New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way, and Essex County Board of Elections Clerk Linda Von Nessi announced in a virtual press conference today that the Prudential Center will serve as a “Super Polling Site” for the upcoming 2020 Presidential election pending final vote by the Essex County Board of Elections. It would accept ballots on Election Day, provide residents with opportunities to register to vote in September, and serve as a location to assist Newark residents with filling out and returning 2020 US Census forms by the September 30 deadline.

BFPNG continues to find ways to promote the game

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PORT MORESBY (Papua New Guinea) - Despite the complicated situation regarding the Covid-19 pandemic Basketball Federation of Papua New Guinea (BFPNG) is finding ways to promote and develop the game.
Jordan Sere, BFPNG's Hoops For Health Officer accompanied by Hoops For Health volunteer coaches Norma Dobunaba, Apia Muri and Nestor Sape traveled to Daugo island, also known as Fishermans Airfield for a Hoops For Health session.

FIBA enters global partnership agreement with electronics giant TCL

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MIES (Switzerland) - FIBA, the International Basketball Federation, and TCL have announced an entirely new global partnership, following the fruitful relationship between FIBA and TCL at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019, hosted across eight cities last year in China. 

Joint NBA and NBPA statement

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We had a candid, impassioned and productive conversation yesterday between NBA players, coaches and team governors regarding next steps to further our collective efforts and actions in support of social justice and racial equality.  Among others, the attendees included player and team representatives of all 13 teams in Orlando. All parties agreed to resume NBA playoff games on Saturday, Aug. 29 with the understanding that the league together with the players will work to enact the following commitments:

1505/20 (Prodromou v/ Slamova)

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The Agent, Thomas Prodromou, filed a claim against the Slovakian-Hungarian Player, Angelica Slamova, for agent fees and interest.

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announce NBA Foundation Board of Directors

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The National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) today announced the NBA Foundation Board of Directors, comprised of eight representatives from the NBA Board of Governors, players and executives from the NBPA and the league office. The Foundation’s Board of Directors will provide strategic direction with respect to programming and grantmaking as well as oversee the organization’s activities, working directly with all 30 NBA teams and their governors to support and facilitate sustainable initiatives in team markets.

Basketball to become professional in Benin

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The new change is to take effect from the 2020-2021 league season, according to the directive of the government of Benin, headed by President Patrice Talon, who recently passed a law that requires all clubs to henceforth operate as companies.

Dove Men+Care and National Basketball Players Association Partner on Commit to C.A.R.E Now

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Inspired by actions taken by the members of the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) in support of racial and social justice, Dove Men+Care and the NBPA are announcing today a landmark partnership to help create a society where Black men and young men are cared for, respected, supported and protected. The Commit to C.A.R.E Now Initiative will showcase, honor and celebrate the humanity of Black men while addressing a number of issues such as public safety, safe and fair voting, community engagement and the accurate portrayal of Black men in media.

FIBA and Schelde Sports Net Four-Year Partnership Agreement

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MIES (Switzerland) - FIBA, the International Basketball Federation, has announced Schelde Sports has been appointed a FIBA Global Supplier for backstop units until 2024. This global long term, multi-event partnership will cover FIBA's top-level international competitions, including the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023, FIBA Eurobasket 2022, and the Paris 2024 Basketball Olympic Tournaments. 

Green wave of Wehdat fans highlights continued rise of basketball in Jordan

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AMMAN (Jordan) - Basketball has seen a significant rise recently in Jordan to become one of the most popular sports in the country. After the impressive achievements by the men's national team of playing in the FIBA Basketball World Cup for the first time in 2010 and again in 2019, the rise is not that big of a surprise.

NBA athletes Robert Covington and Luol Deng partner with Own Our Own to initiate community development project in the south side of Chicago

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Own Our Own, an inner-city focused real estate fund, today announces its first Chicago-based project in partnership with Houston Rockets forward Robert Covington and former Chicago Bull and 2-time All-Star Luol Deng. Former players Pops Mensah-Bonsu and Matt Barnes are also investor-partners. The impact investment project aims to transform a South Side of Chicago neighborhood through an affordable housing and community development initiative that will improve quality of life through increased public safety and access to critical social services.

FIBA and IWBF strengthen cooperation

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MIES (Switzerland) - FIBA and the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) have strengthened their partnership with the renewal of the Memorandum of Understanding until the end of 2023.

SNBA partners with NUS to integrate basketball into their sporting program

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APIA (Samoa) - Samoa National Basketball Association (SNBA) partnered with the National University of Samoa (NUS) to help integrate basketball into their school calendar activities and continue the grassroots development of basketball in Samoa. The partnership will provide an opportunity for high school and collegiate student-athletes for continuous training and activities throughout the year.

Statement from NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts on player protest and postponement of games

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Throughout the season restart, our players have been unwavering in their demands for systemic justice. This week we witnessed another horrific, shocking and all too familiar act of brutality in the shooting of 29 year-old Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The Players have, once again, made it clear - they will not be silent on this issue. We stand with the decision of the players of the Milwaukee Bucks to protest this injustice and support the collective decision to postpone all of today's games.

Foundation Board meets and discusses Basketball For Good projects

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MIES (Switzerland) – FIBA’s Foundation (IBF) Board met yesterday in a video conference for its third meeting of the 2019 – 2023 term of office to discuss current and future Foundation matters. Board members from 9 countries and across 7 time zones participated.

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