Eurobasket.com

Eurobasket.com is a basketball-centered website that aims to provide coverage of all the professional and semi-professional leagues around the world. Although primarily focusing on European basketball, the website hosts several different regional sections for North America, Latin America, Africa, Asia, and Oceania. Eurobasket.com claims to cover basketball in 193 countries and 435 leagues around the world, with over 382,000 player profiles updated daily.[2]

Eurobasket.com
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Available inEnglish
Created byMarek Wojtera
URLwww.eurobasket.com
Commercialyes
Registrationavailable, but not required
LaunchedMarch 1997
Current statusactive

HistoryEdit

The website began operating in March 1997. In 2010, it was incorporated into Hong Kong based web programming company Sports I.T. Solutions.[2]

OperationsEdit

The news content is provided by free-lance contributors known as correspondents (around 268 according to the website) who track news on basketball events and players, and post transfer news, game results and end-of-season awards. On occasion, a league can provide the correspondents with news on its activities and results (as with Midwest Professional Basketball Association).[3]

The site also hosts a database of thousands of coaches and players in active or formerly active leagues around the world, with some of that content being accessible only through subscription, as with sections aimed at professional basketball players, coaches and agents.[3]

Summer leagueEdit

Eurobasket.com has also organised the Eurobasket Summer Leagues, which are yearly summer leagues in the United States that tour around the world to help free agents find professional clubs overseas. The events, catering to men and women, have hosted players from lesser known backgrounds (NCAA Division III colleges for example) to enable them to gain more exposure.[4][5]

Related websitesEdit

Eurobasket.com's affiliated sections:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "How popular is eurobasket.com?". Alexa Internet. Retrieved October 29, 2014.
  2. ^ a b "About us". Eurobasket.com. Retrieved September 2, 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Eurobasket begins coverage of MPBA". TheMPBA.com. January 13, 2015. Retrieved September 2, 2015.
  4. ^ Begley, Ian (July 22, 2008). "Division III guard wows European scouts at Rose Hill Gym". NYDailyNews.com. Retrieved September 2, 2015.
  5. ^ Singleton, Chris (August 10, 2011). "Former NSU guard signs pro contract". DailyComet.com. Retrieved September 2, 2015.

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