Surabaya – Indonesia Events Speedy NBL All-Star 2013 in the DBL Arena, Saturday (06/29/2013) future, will be more exciting and festive event with a supporter of the slam dunk contest and three-point shots. Slam dunk contest will be followed by five participants, namely Ruslan (Stadium Jakarta), Wijaya Saputra (CLS Knights Surabaya), Restu Dwi Purnomo (Milky Way Nikko Steel Malang), Ferdinand Damanik (Pelita Jaya Jakarta Energy-MP), and Yoppi France Giay ( Satya Discourse Angsapura Salatiga LBC). Ruslan is the winner of a similar contest last year. At that time, he got a near-perfect score of 29 or of three judges namely Azrul Ananda (PT NBL Indonesia), Sean Dandy (MPM Honda), and Charles Smith (Professional Basketball Alumni Ascociation – PBAA). Ruslan actions taken when it was very intriguing. Center berpostur 198 cm was a slam dunk by skipping Honda Beat is occupied Dandy Sean. This year, Ruslan will try to defend his title. He has made a number of preparations in order to maintain its status as the country’s best dunker. He was diligent in seeking references from YouTube to improve its capabilities. “Action Terrence Ross won the Slam Dunk Contest at the NBA All-Star 2013 y
Not only the most popular sport, basketball is also inherent in the life of the Filipino people. So the arrival of a celebrity NBA like LeBron James makes public the country welcomed like a king. Enthusiasm Philippine basketball lovers welcome James has been seen since before the Miami Heat’s star to. Distribution of 4,000 free tickets by Nike, which sponsors a series of events and the arrival of James in the Philippines, attended by basketball lovers there to stay for days around the Nike Park, which is located at the Fort, Manila. When LeBron first set foot in the Philippines, on Monday (22/07/2013) early morning local time, local media reported hundreds of fans welcomed the arrival of 207 cm tall basketball player was at Ninoy Aquino Airport, Manila. LeBron was cheered, applauded, his welcome like there was a king who came. When detikSport set foot at the same airport on Monday (22/7) evening invitation to meet face to face with the Nike LeBron, Filipinos welcome the enthusiasm of ‘The Choosen 1’ immediate. Miami Heat small forward arrival was a warm conversation the airport authorities. With the theme WIITNESS HISTORY, Tuesday (23/07/2013), Nike held a series of events to bring together lovers of Philippine basketball with the owner’s full name LeBron Raymone James was. WITNESS HISTORY theme chosen to mark the historic occasion the arrival of LeBron’s first time to South East Asia. I double letters in the word WITNESS refers to the Roman numeral two as a symbol of two NBA titles in a row was achieved with Miami Heat LeBron. There are three WITNESS HISTORY event held by Nike in Manila, the meeting with the media, meet fans at Nike Park located in the Fort, and coaching clinic at the Mall of Asia Arena. In addition to meeting with… Read more »
Singapore – Indonesia Warriors win again when it meets advanced JobStreet.com Singapore Slingers in the ASEAN Basketball League (ABL). Playing at home against, the Warriors won 63-53. In the match at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Tuesday (14/05/2013) night, the Warriors in control of the game early. They lead 15-13 at the end of the first quarter. Entering the second quarter, the Warriors managed to increase the margin to the home team. Scored 18 extra points, they lead 33-26. The third quarter went pretty tight. The Warriors had 14 points in the quarter, while the Slingers added 13 points. In the final quarter, the Warriors are still able to maintain a distance with the Slingers. Todd Purves team made it to the victory was his 16th of the season. Chris Daniels contributed 15 points for the Warriors. Of camp Slingers, Rashaad Singleton scored 23 points, while Phillip Morrison 17 points.
Kuala Lumpur – Indonesia Warriors, the Knights, defeat the dragon in the cage they hunt, Westports Malaysia Dragons. Rony Gunawan et al. defeated by a score of 79-82 by a team from the Kuala Lumpur. compete in the MABA Stadium, Saturday (03/03/2012) evening local time, Larry Smith a contributor Jonathan scoring with 18 points. Meanwhile, Ron and Mario Wuysang scored a total of 29 points. Tight battle occurred in the first quarter, in which the Dragons led 17-13 with one minute left. Despite continued pursuit, the Warriors had to thank the Dragons ahead 22-20 at the end of the quarter. In the second quarter, when the game took about five minutes left, Mario scored a three-pointer, making the Warriors cut the gap to 30-27. But, the Dragons managed to get out of the pressure and eventually winning 43-38 in the final quarter. Tiras Jamaal Wade scored 32 points for the Dragons in this game and be with the most points for the Malaysian representative. Westports still lead late in the third quarter; 67-60. With the rest of 49 seconds in the final quarter, the Warriors tried to catch up 79-76. However, Westports managed to maintain the advantage until finally win the fight. For the Warriors, it was a sixth defeat from 10 games in the ASEAN Basketball League. Their position was still stuck in fourth place. In the meantime, this is a victory for the Dragons sixth. They are now in the top of the standings.
LAS VEGAS—Charlotte is the home of the Hornets once again. The NBA unanimously approved Charlotte’s nickname change from Bobcats to Hornets on Thursday at the league’s Board of Governors meeting. The original Hornets built a supportive fan base in Charlotte from the time they entered the league in 1988 until they moved to New Orleans in 2002. But the new owners in New Orleans have changed the team’s name to the Pelicans. That opened the door for owner Michael Jordan to bring the Hornets name back to Charlotte. The change will take place after the 2013-14 season. “We’re thrilled to bring back the Hornets to Charlotte and the Carolinas,” Jordan said in a statement issued by the team. “The passion and enthusiasm around this name change by fans in this market has been unmatched. They overwhelmingly told us what they wanted, we listened and we couldn’t be happier with the Board of Governors’ approval of the name change. With the young team we are developing on the court, the direction of our business and the return of the Hornets name, we are extremely excited about our future. The buzz is back!” The city, and the franchise, has been looking for a fresh start. The Hornets were a ticket-selling powerhouse for years, leading the league in attendance eight times and selling out 364 straight games in their turquoise, white and purple uniforms. The city bonded with a charismatic team that included such as stars Alonzo Mourning and Larry Johnson and fan favorite Muggsy Bogues. But the franchise fell on hard times under previous owner George Shinn, who took to the team, and the Hornets name, to New Orleans. The NBA brought an expansion team back to Charlotte two years later, a team nicknamed the Bobcats in part due to founding owner… Read more »
Surabaya – the biggest student basketball league in Indonesia, Honda Development Basketball League (DBL), will send a team selection in 2011 to Perth, Australia, to learn and compete in the land of kangaroos. The plan, DBL Indonesia Selection Team 2011 will follow the various series of activities, both educational and related matters improved technical capability to learn with youth teams in Perth. This program occurs thanks to the cooperation of PT Detection Basketball Cross (DBL) Indonesia, manager of Honda DBL 2011, with the World Basketball Academy (WBA) led by Australian basketball legend Andrew Vlahov. “In 2010, we were able to send two teams to go abroad. Teams DBL Indonesia All-Star to Seattle, United States, and DBL Indonesia Selection team tournaments in Malaysia Southeast Asia. This year, we again could send two teams. All- Star remains to America, being the team Selection to Australia. This demonstrates our commitment to deliver as much as the student athlete, “said Director of DBL, Azrul Ananda, in a release received editorial detiksport, Tuesday (06/09/2011). He added to Australia program is a continuation of a partnership that has been entered into with various parties in the country. The players who joined the team and the All-Star Selection is chosen by coaches as DBL Camp Australia in July 2011 DBL Arena in Surabaya. “The players are to Australia is totally different from that to American players. We thank Andrew Vlahov and his team, which has in recent years helped many programs DBL Indonesia,” said Azrul. In Australia, DBL Indonesia Selection team in 2011 will be met also with the men’s national team of Indonesia. At the same time, the national team is preparing for the SEA Games XXVI training program in Perth. Vlahov and WBA is also acting as a technical consultant for the Indonesian national team…. Read more »
Barcelona apparently not the only European club football are popular Kobe Bryant. U.S. basketball star who played for the LA Lakers for this is known as a supporter Blauragana. But, aside from the Catalan giants, Kobe was also supports elite team of the Italian Serie A, AC Milan. On Saturday (20/7) is, Kobe was caught visiting Rossoneri at Milanello training base for treatment of Achilles tendon injuries recently smother. However, in addition to these reasons, the 34-year-old basketball player also take advantage of the visit to the practice squad for a moment with the Rossoneri. Milan tifosi itself then appreciate the arrival of their fame to give this one back number 24 jersey, corresponding Kobe in Lakers uniform.
Jakarta – Todd Purves will no longer be the coach of Indonesia Warriors in the Asean Basketball League (ABL) next season. Warriors decided not to extend the contract which runs out Todd on June 30, 2013. Todd underwent two that could be considered a successful season with the Warriors. In his first season in 2012, coach from the United States successfully led the Warriors won the first title in the ABL. In the second season, Todd returned with the Warriors until the final round. But they failed to retain the title after losing to San Miguel Beermen. “There is nothing wrong or something. It was a wonderful time here and the success that I have had here has given me a good chance in the NBA and internationally,” Todd said as quoted by the official website of the ABL. “So I hope to continue my career and I owe a lot of the Indonesia Warriors.” After leaving the Warriors, Purves has not decided where he will continue his career. But Purves admitted that he had received an offer from a number of clubs. “There are a few options that I was considering with the help of an agent. Has been no decision made at this time but I’ve been contacted by several teams, both internationally and domestically in the United States,” said Purves. “I will consider the options and will make a decision that I thought would be best for my career and my family,” he said.
Surabaya – Starting the season 2011/2012, participants Indonesian NBL competition increases, following the merger of the two new teams. They are Pacific Caesar Suarabaya and NSH GMC Riau. “We are on the DBL Indonesia as the organizer and all members of the Board of Commissioners congratulated NBL Indonesia joined the Pacific Caesar and NSH GMC. Hopefully they can further enliven the competition in the most prestigious basketball league in Indonesia, “said Azrul Ananda, Indonesian NBL commissioner in a press release received detikSport, Tuesday (08/09/2011). The decision to accept a new team, obviously Azrul, has long been discussed in the meeting of the Board of Commissioners NBL Indonesia, which consists of the leadership of all the participants and organizers of the club. As soon as the 2010-2011 inaugural season ended, the plan was directly addressed. Once an opportunity is opened, Azrul revealed that there are some clubs that expressed interest in joining. Some then submit a formal letter, says ready to join. DBL Indonesia parties then discussed with the Board of Commissioners about the acceptance criteria before deciding which teams received first. In the end, it was decided Pacific Caesar Surabaya and NSH GMC Riau Indonesian NBL as a new member. “To the other teams that are interested, we have to convey that there is still a chance to join in the future,” said Azrul. Decisions regarding new members NBL Indonesia was greeted enthusiastically by both teams. “Since frozen out of Kobatama eleven years ago, we always look forward to come the opportunity to play at the highest basketball league in Indonesia,” said Willy Winoto, Deputy Manager of Pacific Caesar Surabaya. “Could tasting class action-game NBL Indonesia clearly be a matter of pride for us that are not measurable. All can not wait to welcome the passing of the new season… Read more »
Jakarta – Competition ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) season will be more stringent than the previous two seasons, as there are three new teams competing. Three new teams are San Miguel Beermen (Philippines), Bangkok Basketball Holdings (Thailand), and Saigon Sports Academy Basketball (Vietnam). They will join the AirAsia Philippine Patriots, Westports KL Dragons, Chang Thailand Slammers, Singapore Slingers and the Indonesia Warriors (last season named Satria Muda BritAma). ABL’s third season of competition is unlikely to be followed by the Brunei Barracudas. Brunei has decided not to take part in this season. “The entry of a strong team like San Miguel from the Philippines and the new team of Vietnam and Thailand show that the ABL has been turned into a gladiator ring basketball at the regional level are accompanied with great ambition to be the best in ASEAN,” said ABL CEO Kuhan Foo a news conference in Hotel Mulia Senayan, Monday (09/26/2011). Meanwhile, SEABA President Erick Thohir ABL participants expect the increase will be accompanied by increased quality competition. “We did not want to add to the team but the quality of the competition is declining. Moreover, joining a team that is big teams,” said Erick. “The purpose of the ABL one of which is to improve the quality of local players in order to compete at a higher level. Therefore, we want to make sure that the additions do not make quality competition team down,” he added. ABL competition was about to begin its third season on January 14, 2012. This is to give an opportunity to the players to defend their country in the event the SEA Games in 2011. Increasing the number of participants also made the competition so much longer duration. If last season’s competition completed in four months, on the third season of competition will… Read more »