VEF Riga did not keep Justin Cobbs after the four-week tryout. The rookie has been at the training camp with Baskonia and Hornets before signing a short term deal with the Latvian team. Cobbs has played 7 games with Riga averaging 2 points.
Eurohoops reported it since Saturday and today FIBA Europe announced it at Madrid. Croatia (Zagreb), France (Montpellier), Germany (Berlin) and Latvia (Riga) will co-host EuroBasket 2015 getting one group of the first phase each and France will also host the final round at Lille in the modified football stadium of the city with a total 28.000 seats capacity. Tony Parker and company will have the chance to defend in their home country the European champions title which was won last year.
Madrid will announce EuroBasket 2015 hosts on September 8. Croatia, France, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Poland, Israel and Turkey are on the list of possible host countries. The Board of FIBA Europe decided to relocate 2015 EuroBasket from Ukraine. The decision has been officially announced earlier. The situation in Ukraine has not changed drastically in the last months so the decision seemed inevitable.