Tag: Vrenz Bleijenbergh


Vrenz Bleijenbergh will leave Antwerp, he declares for 2021 NBA Draft

Vrenz Bleijenbergh will leave Antwerp, he declares for 2021 NBA Draft as expected. After the elimination against Mons, Vrenz Bleijenbergh decided to announce that he’s leaving Antwerp and he declares for 2021 NBA Draft as expected. Vrenz Bleijenbergh Now it’s time for a new chapter “17 years spent with this incredible team: Antwerp Giants …..

National Teams

Belgian Lions: Ajay Mitchell and Tim Lambrecht replace Kesteloot and Bleijenbergh

Belgian Lions: Ajay Mitchell and Tim Lambrecht replace Kesteloot and Bleijenbergh in the squad for the Eurobasket Qualifier in Vilnius. Vincent Kesteloot tested positive for Covid-19 and therefore can’t join the squad. Being his teammate, Vrenz Bleijenbergh need to stay in quarantine and can’t join the team either. Tim Lambrecht and Ajay Mitchell (18 yo)…


Antwerp beats Mechelen (74-77)

Antwerp beats Mechelen at the Winketkaai this Sunday (74-77). The Giants won after a nice game on the road to Mechelen (74-77) It was the Mechelen who took the best start, in the wake of a very good Marvin Clark (25-22) . In the second quarter, Christophe Beghin’s team was way more agressive. They obtained…


TIB Power Ranking: Youngsters playing for EMBL teams (December 27th)

Much like last season we at TIB will again publish our several Power Rankings throughout the season. Our ranking is based on the TIB rating which is calculated using the players’ stats and is somewhat similar to the standard efficiency rating but also takes into account the level of competition the player competes in and…

European Competitions

Eurocup: Bologna beats Antwerp (VIDEO)

Bologna beats Antwerp in Eurocup this Wednesday night (92-73) After his first win of the season against Lietkabelis last week, Antwerp was playing in Bologna this Wednesday. In the first half, Antwerp was unable to stop the offensive power of the Italians who quickly took off. In the last 2 minutes of the first half,…


TIB High Five (11-13 December)

Here is weekly TIB High Five (11-13 December). Dusan Djordjevic The General had the best performance index rating of all BCO-players in the loss against Mons. “Is this normal at the age of 37?” was the rhetorical question of Dario Gjergja. After an awful third quarter (11-25), nine-time EMBL champ Djordjevic tried to turn things…


Antwerp beats Limburg (102-88)

Antwerp beats Limburg (102-88) this Saturday in the Euromillions Basket League. For Speedy Smith’s last game, Limburg started the game well but Antwerp took control of the game and it was 27-24 after the first ten minutes. In the second quarter, both teams played well offensively and the game was tied at the break (51-51)….

National Teams

Belgian Lions: Dario Gjergja selects 15 players for the EuroBasket qualifiers

Dario Gjergja selects 15 Belgian Lions for the EuroBasket qualifiers window in November. Belgium will travel to Vilnius in Lithuania, in a bubble due to the coronavirus health crisis, to play the Eurobasket Qualifiers. The Belgian Lions will play against the Czech Republic on November 27 and Lithuania on November 29. Belgium sits at the…


The Euromillions Basketball league starts tonight

After 8 months, the Euromillions Basketball league is back ! The Euromillions Basketball league starts tonight with the game between Brussels and Antwerp. Brussels almost changed his entire roster. There are a few new faces (Pavle Djurisic, Ryan Richards, Thomas Massamba) and some well known players (Stéphane Moris, BJ Raymond). Darius Washington, the former NBA…

European Competitions

A tale of two halves for the Antwerp Giants

In their second match-up of the EuroCup the Antwerp Giants showed two faces in their game against Morabanc Andorra. In the opening half – albeit after a slow opening 2 minutes – the Giants stepped to the forefront with strong play by Dudzinski and an excellent entrance by youngster Bleijenbergh to close the little gap…