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September 17, 2017 - Istanbul, Turquía - Spain's Pau Gasol (C) in action against Russia's Andrey Vorontsevich (L) and Dmitrii Kulagin (R) during the EuroBasket 2017 third place match between Spain and Russia, in Istanbul, Turkey 17 September 2017. (Credit Image: © Juan Carlos Hidalgo/EFE via ZUMA Press)

FIBA EuroBasket Horns Sets

FIBA EuroBasket Horns Sets

Three “Horns” sets featuring Spain, Finland and Germany from an exciting FIBA EuroBasket 2017 competition The FIBA EuroBasket 2017 competition ended on September 17 with Slovenia taking the gold medal after besting Serbia 93-85 in the championship game. The Slovenians, lead by Miami Heat guard and Eurobasket MVP Goran Dragic, marched through the three-week competition undefeated.

Elbow Series - Plays of the Week

Elbow Series – EuroBasket 2017

As the 2017 NBA Finals concluded and the Golden State Warriors hoisted the Larry O’Brien Trophy for the second time in three years, basketball fans across the world looked to scratch that never ending basketball itch. EuroBasket Women 2017 provided that relief. An incredible tournament with great #XsOs, including a fantastic elbow series by the

Sept. 12, 2015 - Lille, France, France - Nikola Mirotic  (Credit Image: © Panoramic via ZUMA Press)

Plays of the Week – Spain National Team

(HoopDirt.com Starting Five by FastModel Sports – Spain by Wes Kosel was originally published by HoopDirt.com) This week’s starting five includes five set plays from the Spain National Team. These plays were used in the 2015 EuroBasket Tournament. Spain won the tournament giving them a ticket to Rio for the Summer Olympic Games. Spain beat

June 27, 2016 - Foto IPPAndrea Brintazzoli .Bologna 26062016.Basketball City Tournament  .Italia vs Canada .Nella Foto: Alessandro Gentile in palleggio dopo il blocco di Riccardo Cervi (Credit Image: � Italy Photo Press via ZUMA Press)

Plays of the Week – Italy National Team

(HoopDirt.com Starting Five by FastModel Sports – Italy was first published by HoopDirt.com) The Olympic Qualifying Tournaments start on July 4th, and Italy is hosting one of the three tournaments this month. Italy faces off against Tunisia in the first game and will compete against Croatia, Greece, Iran, and Mexico for one of three available

Plays of the Week – Puerto Rico Set Plays

Plays of the Week – Puerto Rico Set Plays

(HoopDirt.com Starting Five by FastModel Sports – Puerto Rico was first published by HoopDirt.com) Below are several plays used by Puerto Rico used in the 2015 FIBA Americas Tournament. Puerto Rico, coached by Rick Pitino, will be playing in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Serbia against Angola, Czech Republic, Japan, Latvia, and Serbia. Horns Handoff

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Plays of the Week – Mexico Ball-Screen Plays

(Hoopdirt.com Starting Five by FastModel Sports – Mexico Ball-Screen Plays first appeared on hoopdirt.com) Below are five ball-screen plays used by Mexico in the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship against Canada. Mexico likes to get cutters on the move sprinting straight into ball-screens as well as spreading the floor for high ball-screens. Gustavo Ayon, a center

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