FIBA EuroBasket

The field for the FIBA EuroBasket 2025 Qualifiers is now set, with all 32 participating teams confirmed following the completion of the Pre-Qualifiers. Denmark was the last team to secure qualification on Saturday, joining Bulgaria, Croatia, and Slovakia as the four group winners who advanced from the Third Round of the Pre-Qualifiers.
FIBA has banned Russian and Belarus men's national teams from EuroBasket 2025 Pre-Qualifiers that will take place this summer, thus closing the doors for their participation in the next European Championship. FIBA Europe Executive Committee sent an official letter to the Ukrainian Basketball Federation to report on the unanimous decision.
A comprehensive Host City Impact Study has highlighted the successes of hosting FIBA EuroBasket 2022 across all five cities. The study was conducted by Nielsen Sports in conjunction with FIBA Europe with the aim of evaluating the impact FIBA EuroBasket 2022 had on each of the co-hosts and the cities of Berlin, Cologne, Milano, Prague, and Tbilisi.
Sacramento Kings All-star center Domantas Sabonis was named the best Lithuanian basketball player of the year, Lithuanian Basketball Federation (LKF) announced. More than 15,000 fans gave their votes, with Sabonis collecting 2,840 of them. New Orleans Pelicans center Jonas Valanciunas came in second (2,206 votes).
Denver Nuggets star center Nikola Jokic is coming off two straight MVP seasons, but he has no intention to stop in 2022-23. Jokic's averages mark a near triple-double of 25.5 points, 10.9 rebounds, and 9.5 assists over 32 games this season, although, as he says, he is now less oriented into the offensive involvement.
With 2022 coming to an end, BasketNews wants to share its success with the readers, reviewing the most popular articles, videos, and social media posts. In all three categories, we highlighted the Top 10 most popular pieces and posts, giving you a little background to each story, so you could remember and relive it once again.
With 2022 coming to an end, BasketNews invites you to remember and relive the most memorable and exciting basketball moments of the year. It had plenty of exciting matchups, incredible finals, and unexpected transfers, followed by one of the best EuroBaskets ever, legends' retirements, among other memorable events.