Archive for September, 2013

Ayón Nets Double-Double; Mexico Prepares For Round Two

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013
Ayón Nets Double-Double; Mexico Prepares For Round Two

After a somewhat surprising winning streak to start the 2013 FIBA Americas Championship, Mexico finally suffered its first loss of the season Tuesday night, a 98-78 setback at the hands of Argentina. Mexico finished first round group play 3-1, advancing to the second round as the group’s #2 seed.  They have five points carrying... »

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Ayón, Mexico Stun Dominican To Stay Perfect

Monday, September 2nd, 2013
Ayón, Mexico Stun Dominican To Stay Perfect

Mexico entered the 2013 FIBA Americas Championship as a team not picked to qualify for the FIBA World Cup in Spain next year.  At best, most thought Mexico would be the third-best team in their group of five, get to the second round, then quietly bow out. Apparently no one told Mexico. Entering Friday’s... »

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Top 10 Hawks Matchups – #3: Coach Bud Returns to San Antonio

Monday, September 2nd, 2013
Top 10 Hawks Matchups – #3: Coach Bud Returns to San Antonio

Atlanta’s trip to San Antonio on Dec. 2 lands in the third spot on our countdown. The Hawks will get their first look at the defending Western Conference champions that night, and it will also be head coach Mike Budenholzer’s first game in San Antonio as an opposing coach. Playing against the Spurs is... »

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Ayón Gets Breather, Mexico Clinches Spot In Second Round

Sunday, September 1st, 2013
Ayón Gets Breather, Mexico Clinches Spot In Second Round

New Atlanta Hawk Gustavo Ayón scored 14 points in just 14 minutes as Mexico easily cruised into round two of the FIBA Americas Championship with an 87-65 win over Paraguay Sunday. Ayón made all seven shots he attempted, but Mexico probably didn’t even need him to take the floor Sunday.  With a game tomorrow against... »

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