One game, against OC Rhythm, Gigi and an opponent dove for a loose ball. The girl fouled Gigi so hard she tumbled and hit the floor, nearly hitting her head. Kobe walked over, but Gigi bounced back up, heading back to the bench like nothing happened. Jimmy Valverde, a coach for OC Rhythm and the head girl’s basketball coach for Esperanza High, came up to Kobe after and said, “I hope she’s OK.” “Man,” Kobe said. “She’s a tough kid.”
August 19, 2022 | 2:06 pm EDT Update
The last and only appearances at the senior national team of Latvia were back in the 2017 EuroBasket. But Kristaps Porzingis was back Friday evening. Latvia rolled Estonia, 80-69, in its lone prep game ahead of the 2023 FIBA World Cup European Qualifiers. Lighting up Arena Riga, the Washington Wizards big man dropped a game-high 18 points from 4/7 field goals and 10/11 from the free-throw line and also pulled down seven rebounds.
Christos Tsaltas: Indiana Pacers C, Goga Bitadze, is expected to join Georgian national team ahead of Eurobasket 2022. He feels better and better and in the next days he will travel to Tbilisi. #PacersTwitter #Eurobasket2022