Underneath is an overview of all EuroMillions Basketball League transfers of this past week:
Telenet Giants Antwerp
Stephaun BRANCH has extended his contract for one year and the following player will join Telenet Giants Antwerp:
- Kenneth “Speedy” SMITH (USA) 27 year old, 191 cm point guard comes over from Spirou Basket.
Phoenix Brussels Basketball
Niels FOERTS & William ROBEYNS have extended their contract and the following players will join Phoenix Brussels Basketball:
- Darius WASHINGTON (USA) 34 year old, 188 cm guard.
- Louis HAZARD (BEL) 25 year old, 199 cm small forward comes over from Melco Ieper (TDM1).
- BJ RAYMOND (USA) 33 year old, 198 cm forward. Played for Crelan Okapi Aalstar in ’09-’10.
- Pavle DJURISIC (MNE) 19 year old, 203 cm center from Podgorica, Montenegro.
A few weeks ago Brussels also introduced their new head coach: Ian HANAVAN. He is an ex-player from Okapi Aalstar (2013-2016), Telenet Giants Antwerp (2007-2008) and Stella Artois Leuven Bears (2004-2007 & 2011-2013). Peter SEMPELS also joins the sports staff as physiotherapist & fitness coach.
Stella Artois Leuven Bears
Josh HEAT, Brandan STITH, Hugh ROBERTSON, Seppe d’ESPALLIER, Joris FAUCONNIER & Luka KOTRULJA have extended their contract.
Head coach Eddy CASTEELS & assistant coach Jill LORENT have extended their contract for three seasons.
VOO Liège Basket
Justin KOHAJDA, Brieuc LEMAIRE, Ludovic LAMBERMONT, James POTIER, Thomas HUBERT, Ioann lAROCHEVITCH & François LHOEST have extended their contract and the following players will join the team:
- Romain BOXUS (BEL) 24 year old, 198 cm forward comes over from Hartford Hawks (NCAA D1).
- Edouard DUPERROY (BEL) 20 year old, 196 cm power forward.
- Kevin STILMANT (BEL) 20 year old, 204 cm center comes over from Spirou Basket.
- Romain BRUWIER (BEL) 18 year old, 190 cm forward comes over from BC Verviers (TDM 2).
- Tom MALEMPRE (BEL) 18 year old, 181 cm point guard comes over from BC Verviers (TDM 2)
- Jarno MOONS (BEL) 19 year old, forward comes over from BT Hasselt (TDM 2).
A few weeks ago Liège Basket also introduced their new head coach: Lionel BOSCO. He is an ex-player from Stella Artois Leuven Bears (2007-2008), VOO Liège Basket (2012-2014), Belfius Mons-Hainaut (2014-2017) and Phoenix Brussels Basketball (2017-2018). In September 2018 he started his career as assistant coach at VOO Liège Basket. Christian CAMUS joins Liège as new assistant coach.
Hubo Limburg United
Jarne LESUISSE, Ajay MITCHELL, Ferre VANDERHOYDONCK & Yannick DAMMEN have extended their contract and the following players will join the team:
- Yannick DESIRON (BEL) 28 year old, 208 cm center comes over from Filou Oostende.
- Sam HUURMAN (NLD) 19 year old, 202 cm power forward comes over from Filou Oostende (TDM 1).
- Luke KNAPKE (USA) 22 year old, 211 cm center.
Hubo Limburg United announced the departure of Brian LYNCH and introduced a few weeks ago the new head coach: Sacha MASSOT. He is an ex-player from Spirou Basket (2003-2007 & 2008-2010 & 2012-2016) and ex-head coach from VOO Liège Basket (2018-2020).
Kangoeroes Basket Mechelen
Marvin CLARK, Jito KOK, Idris LASISI, Terry DEROOVER, Bram BOGAERTS & Vic VAN OOSTERWYCK have extended their contract and the following players will join Mechelen:
- Domien LOUBRY (BEL) 35 year old, 186 cm point guard comes over from Phoenix Brussels Basketball.
- Jonas FOERTS (BEL) 23year old, 194 cm small forward comes also over from Phoenix Brussels Basketball.
A few weeks ago Mechelen announced the contract extension of head coach Paul VERVAECK and assistant coach Pieter DE GROOF.
Zaccharie MORTANT extended his contract for the next two seasons at Mons.
Keye VAN DER VUURTST DE VRIES have extended his contract and the following player will join Filou Oostende:
- Haris BRATANOVIC (BEL) 19 year old, 209 cm center comes over from FC Barcelona.
A few weeks ago Charleroi announced the contract extension of head coach Sam ROTSAERT.