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October 22, 2014 - VEF Riga brings in Bradley
VEF Riga has brought in guard Ramel Bradley for a three-week trial with an option to sign the player after that period. VEF registered Bradley for the Eurocup and he will be available to make his debut this week. Bradley averaged 10 points in two games for Turk Telekom in Turkey last season. Read more here.

October 22, 2014 - CSU Asesoft Ploiesti inks veteran forward Hayes
CSU Asesoft Ploiesti fortified its roster by signing veteran small forward Jarvis Hayes, who spent last season in Italy with Sidigas Avellino. The contract is for the remainder of CSU Asesoft’s Eurocup campaign, though the club retains the right to further extend the deal. Read more here.

October 21, 2014 - ABA legue Game 4 MVP, Luka Mitrovic, Crvena zvezda Telekom
Luka Mitrovic of Crvena zvezda Telekom is the MVP of the 4th round of ABA League 2014-15 season with the valuation of 34 achieved at the game against Mega Vizura. He scored 27 points, had 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals for the total index rating of 34! Read more here.

October 21, 2014 - Eurocup Regular Season Round 2: Opening-week winners seek 2-0 starts!
After an opening week in which teams got the first taste of the new Eurocup campaign, it’s already time for Round 2 and another 16 exciting clashes. The storyline is similar for all six groups, except that all 16 teams that were away from home last week now play in front of their home fans. Read more here.

October 21, 2014 - Euroleague Basketball mourns José Luis Abós
Euroleague Basketball joins the family of Basket CAI Zaragoza and all of Spanish and European basketball in mourning the loss Monday of the club's longtime head coach, José Luis Abós, at the age of 53. Read more here.

October 21, 2014 - Benfica lift Supercup
EuroChallenge contenders Sport Lisboa Benfica celebrated on Sunday the conquest of yet another title in Portugal, defeating Galitos 82-63 to lift the Supercup (Supertaça de Portugal) trophy. Carlos Andrade had a 21-point, 10-rebound double-double. Read more here.

October 20, 2014 - Anadolu Efes Istanbul adds guard McGrath
Anadolu Efes Istanbul on Monday announced the signing of point guard Donnie McGrath to a contract until the end of the season. McGrath (1.93 meters, 30 years old) arrives from Spartak St. Petersburg, where last season he averaged 10.8 points and 5.1 assists in 10 Eurocup games. Read more here.

October 20, 2014 - Crvena zvezda Telekom maintains their unbeaten run
Crvena zvezda Telekom is still undefeated this season - not only in ABA League, but in all competitions - after beating Mega Vizura in the fourth round of ABA League. Big men dominated the court this time, as Luka Mitrovic topped Crvena zvezda Telekom's scoresheet with 27 points. Read more here.

October 20, 2014 - Valencia extends Van Rossom through 2017
Valencia Basket extended a contract of one of its best performers in Round 1, Sam Van Rossom, for two more years. Van Rossom and Valencia had the previous contract expire at the end of this season, but now Van Rossom is committed to the club through 2016-17 season. Read more here.

October 18, 2014 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular season Round 1 bwin MVP: Boban Marjanovic, Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade
The tallest player in the 2014-15 Turkish Airlines Euroleague was also the best one in the opening week of the competition, as center Boban Marjanovic of Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade claimed bwin MVP honors for regular season Round 1. Read more here.

October 18, 2014 - Milan Macvan back in Partizan NIS
After three rounds played in the ABA League, Partizan NIS decided to strengthen their frontcourt. The new addition to the black and white squad is Serbian international Milan Macvan, that returned to Belgrade after two years spent in Turkey with Galatasaray. Read more here.

October 18, 2014 - Damir Markota signed with Cibona
Damir Markota is the new reinforcement of Cibona. Croatian international has, on mutual satisfaction, signed with the Zagreb powerhouse until the end of the season. Last season he was averaging 7.9 points and 4.3 rebounds per game for Bilbao Basket in Spanish ACB League. Read more here.

October 17, 2014 - Panathiniakos signs Wright short term
A day before opening its new Turkish Airlines Euroleague campaign, the Greek champion Panathinaikos Athens bolstered its frontcourt by signing Julian Wright on a short-term contract. Wright (2.03 meters, 27 years old) last played with Krasnie Krilya Samara in Russia. Read more here.

October 17, 2014 - Zmago Sagadin replaced by Vrbica Stefanov
Coach Zmago Sagadin is no longer in charge of MZT Skopje Aerodrom senior team. The two sides agreed on mutual consent on termination of their contract. He will be replaced by former Macedonian international Vrbica Stefanov. Read more here.

October 17, 2014 - Flying start for Crvena zvezda Telekom
Cedevita and Crvena zvezda Telekom have started their this season's Euroleague journeys. And they started in totally different ways. While Cedevita lost at home to strong Unicaja, Zvezda outplayed Turkish side Galatasaray in Kombank Arena. Read more here.

October 17, 2014 - Enisey get off the mark in VTB
A great number of EuroChallenge participants were in domestic or regional league action midweek, with Russian side Enisey Krasnoyarsk claiming on Wednesday their first victory this season. Elmedin Kikanovic had a game-high 19 points in Enisey Krasnoyarsk's first win of the season. Read more here.

October 16, 2014 - Eurocup Round 1 MVP: Brandon Triche, Virtus Rome
Brandon Triche will remember his Eurocup debut for years to come. Not only was the Virtus Rome guard the star as his club rolled to a 59-88 victory at Proximus Spirou Charleroi, but he is also the Eurocup Regular Season Round 1 MVP. Read more here.

October 16, 2014 - New offensive rebound rule speeds game flow
With the start of the 2014-15 season in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague and Eurocup, a new rule that helps improve the pace of the games will come into force. Starting this week, after all offensive rebounds, the shot clock will be reset to 14 seconds instead of the previous 24 seconds. Read more here.

October 16, 2014 - Snytsina looking forward to Miskolc move
Katsiaryna Snytsina is looking forward to suiting up with Aluinvent Miskolc in EuroCup Women. Returning from a strong individual showing with the national team at the FIBA World Championship for Women in Turkey she will certainly offer her new club side plenty of firepower. Read more here.

October 15, 2014 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season, Round 1: let the games begin!
The 2014-15 Turkish Airlines Euroleague blasts off this week with the regular season, played within six groups of four squads each. The best four from each group after 10 games will advance to the Top 16. There is a long list of contenders to reach the Final Four in Madrid next May. Read more here.

October 15, 2014 - Limoges picks up small forward Southerland
Limoges CSP added another weapon by signing small forward James Southerland on Tuesday. Southerland (2.04 meters, 24 years old) spent the preseason with Portland of the NBA. He also played briefly for New Orleans and Charlotte in the NBA last season. Read more here.

October 15, 2014 - Besiktas inks swingman Holland
Besiktas Integral Forex Istanbul added another weapon by signing swingman John Holland for the remainder of the season. Holland (1.96 meters, 25 years old) was already in Istanbul for the NBA Global Games, having been a part of San Antonio Spurs preseason roster. Read more here.

October 15, 2014 - Marko Keselj signed with Mega Vizura
Mega Vizura strengthened it's roster by adding in former Serbian international Marko Kešelj, who won the Euroleague champion title with Olympiacos in 2012. Last season he spent with Asvel in France. Before that he used to be a member of Girona, Avala Ada, Koln, Valencia and Le Mans. Read more here.

October 15, 2014 - Hosts take UMMC Cup title
Hometown favourites Ekaterinburg have retained the UMMC Cup after a hard fought 61-54 success against EuroLeague Women rivals Nadezhda Orenburg in the final of the prestigious pre-season competition. Read more here.

October 15, 2014 - Aili to add to Swedish links at Brno
Frida Aili is to continue recent strong tradition of BK Imos Brno harnessing some of the best of Swedish talent at the elite level. Having penned a deal to play with Udominate Basket in EuroCup Women weeks ago, she will now step up to EuroLeague Women with the Czech club instead. Read more here.

October 14, 2014 - ABA League Game 3 MVP, James Brian Florence, Zadar
James Brian Florence of Zadar is the MVP of the 3rd round of ABA League 2014-15 season with the valuation of 31 achieved at the game against Levski.  This is the third season for James Brian Florence in the ABA League! Read more here.

October 14, 2014 - Eurocup Regular Season, Round 1: the 2014-15 Eurocup is here!
The 13th Eurocup season is set to start on October 14. As many as four former champions - Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar and Khimki Moscow Region of Russia, Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius of Lithuania and Hapoel Migdal Jerusalem of Israel - lead the way but there are a lot of favourites. Read more here.

October 13, 2014 - Zalgiris, injured Wayns part ways
Lithuanian champion Zalgiris Kaunas will start the season without point guard Maalik Wayns, who left the club by mutual consent earlier this week. Wayns, who was due to make his European debut this season, will have surgery on his left knee. Read more here.

October 13, 2014 - Good Angels draft in Jones as cover
Slovakian champions Good Angels Kosice have replaced the injured Crystal Langhorne with fellow American forward Asjha Jones. Having only recently signed Langhorne and brought her back to the club, the player needs to undergo surgery and her absence will be filled by her compatriot. Read more here.

October 13, 2014 - Agu Spor Kulubu add Marginean
EuroLeague Women side Agü Spor Kulübü have signed Gabriela Marginean for the forthcoming season. Formerly known as Kayseri Kaski spor, the Turkish club have contracted a player who knows the TKBL well, having played with Istanbul Üniversitesi BGD last season. Read more here.

October 11, 2014 - Bartzokas resigns Olympiacos bench, Tomic steps in!
Less than a week before opening day, the man who led Olympiacos Piraeus to the 2012-13 Turkish Airlines Euroleague title, Georgios Bartzokas, has resigned as head coach after two seasons with the club. Olympiacos announced that it had accepted the resignation. Read more here.

October 11, 2014 - Luka Bogdanovic signed with Partizan NIS
Two sides have finally reached an agreement, so Partizan NIS will from now on be stronger for Luka Bogdanovic (29). Luka Bogdanovic has been with Partizan NIS during the whole preparation period. He played in all friendly games, so he will certainly not need time to fit into the team. Read more here.

October 10, 2014 - UMMC Ekaterinburg take Toliver on board
UMMC Ekaterinburg have opted to sign backcourt star Kristi Toliver for the forthcoming season. The guard recently received a Slovakian passport and stepped out as the naturalised player for her adopted country and helped them to seal a spot at EuroBasket Women next year. Read more here.

October 10, 2014 - Maljkovic proud of Serbian rise
Serbia head coach Marina Maljkovic is adamant that her team's low-profile finish to the FIBA World Championship for Women last weekend shouldn't detract from a rapid rise to prominence. She took her team to the quarter-finals in Turkey during their rookie appearance on the global stage. Read more here.

October 10, 2014 - Mons triumph in Hainaut derby
Not only Mons ticked the win column in the new Belgian Scooore! League campaign, but they did so by prevailing 73-69 over Eurocup side Proximus Spirou Charleroi at home, in the particularly important to the fans derby of the Hainaut region. Read more here.

October 9, 2014 - ALBA Berlin stuns the NBA champions!
ALBA Berlin made history by topping the NBA champion San Antonio Spurs 93-94 Wednesday on Jamel McLean's game-winner to open the NBA Global Games in Europe this week. It was a thrilling finish to an exciting game in O2 World Arena in Berlin. Read more here.

October 9, 2014 - ABA League Game 2 MVP, Marcus Williams, Crvena zvezda Telekom
The MVP of ABA League round two for the 2014-15 season is the point guard of Crvena zvezda Telekom Marcus Williams, who led the red and whites to victory over Cibona in Zagreb. He achieved 19 points, 11 assists, 6 rebounds and a steal, which sums up for the valuation of 29. Read more here.

October 9, 2014 - Kings and Boras go top in Sweden
As of Tuesday night the two Swedish teams that participate in the EuroChallenge, Södertälje Kings and Boras Basket, share the summit of the domestic Basketligan standings. Södertälje prevailed 73-62 at KFUM Nässjö while Boras secured 93-68 victory at Umeå BSKT. Read more here.

October 9, 2014 - No gala return for Zellous
Reigning EuroLeague Women champions Galatasaray odeabank have revealed they have terminated their contract with shooting guard Shavonte Zellous. The guard, who averaged double digits in points last year, allegedly didn't show up to the club's pre-season camp. Read more here.

October 8, 2014 - Koivisto enjoys European taste
In the space of a year, Finnish guard Mikko Koivisto has turned from a player who only got a sporadic taste of European basketball when playing with the national team, to an international-competition connoisseur. Read more here.

October 8, 2014 - Tony Parker to receive Player of the Year trophy
San Antonio Spurs and French legend Tony Parker will be presented with the 2013 FIBA Europe Player of the Year Award when the Spurs take on Euroleague club ALBA Berlin at the O2 World Berlin venue on Wednesday as the NBA Global Games touch down in Europe. Read more here.

October 7, 2014 - ABA Adriatic league 2014-15, Game 2 preview
Just three days after game 1 in ABA Adriatic league finished, new excitements are already here. Game 2 will start today with three games scheduled. Another four games will be played tomorrow, October 8. Read more here.

October 7, 2014 - Barcelona: Eriksson to undergo knee surgery
FC Barcelona newcomer Markus Eriksson will be out indefinitely due to a severe knee injury. Eriksson, who was set to make his Turkish Airlines Euroleague debut with Barcelona this season, got injured in a Spanish League game against Laboral Kutxa Vitoria this weekend. Read more here.

October 7, 2014 - Ulm win EuroChallenge derby
Ratiopharm Ulm ticked the win column in the German BEKO Bundesliga on Sunday and did so at the expense of fellow EuroChallenge side Fraport Skyliners, claiming a 77-70 victory on the road. Jaka Klobucar chipped in with eight points. Read more here.

October 6, 2014 - ABA League Game 1 MVP, Nikola Jokic Mega Vizura
Nikola Jokic of Mega Vizura is the MVP of the opening round of ABA League 2014-15 season with the valuation of 44 achieved at the game in Sremska Mitrovica against MZT Skopje Aerodrom. Jokic scored 27 points, grabbed 15 rebounds and dished out 4 assists. Read more here.

October 6, 2014 - USA take down Spain in Turkey 2014 Final to retain world title
World champions USA retained their title after rolling to a 77-64 triumph against Spain in the Final of the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women. Geno Auriemma and his team eased their way to a fourth title success in five outings at the event. Read more here.

October 6, 2014 - Lyttle, Torrens in All-Star five
With a historic 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women silver medal hanging around their respective necks, Spain duo Alba Torrens and Sancho Lyttle had an extra reason to smile in Istanbul. Both had the honour of being named to the All-Star Five. Read more here.

October 3, 2014 - ABA Adriatic league 2014-15, Game 1 preview
Here we are, the start of 2014-15 ABA Adriatic league is right here. New season, new excitements and a lot of good games for all ABA league fans. Opening day of season is today, and we will see two games. Read more here.

October 3, 2014 - Unicaja extends coach Plaza
Unicaja Malaga reached a new agreement with head coach Joan Plaza to keep working together until the end of the 2015-16 season, the club announced Thursday. Plaza, age 51, was under contract until the end of the present season. Read more here.

October 3, 2014 - Zadar signed with Domagoj Bubalo
Dalmatian basketball pride KK Zadar signed a three year contact with center Domagoj Bubalo, who arrived to Visnjik as a free agent, after he left Jolly JBS Sibenik. Domagoj Bubalo was born in Mostar and spent his first professional season in Pecara playing for Siroki Primorka. Read more here.

October 3, 2014 - Panathinaikos strengthens backcourt with Blums
Greek champion Panathinaikos Athens added depth to its backcourt by announcing the signing of veteran combo-guard Janis Blums to a two-month contract on Thursday. Blums (1.90 meters, 32 years old) arrives from Astana of Kazakhstan. Read more here.

October 2, 2014 - Marko Ljubicic returns to Metalac Farmakom
The latest signing of Metalac Farmakom is Marko Ljubicic, who returned to Valjevo from Spanish side Manresa, where he spent last season. Experienced point guard has already played in Metalac in the 2010/11 season, and back then he was the MVP of the Serbian Basketball League. Read more here.

October 2, 2014 - Ksistof Lavrinovic replaces brother at Reggio Emilia
Two-time All-Euroleague selection Ksistof Lavrinovic will return to the Eurocup for the first time in seven years after signing a short-term contract to replace his injured twin brother, Darjus Lavrinovic, at Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia. Read more here.

October 2, 2014 - Buducnost brings in assist master Cook
Buducnost VOLI Podgorica has signed one of the great assist men of the past generation, Omar Cook. The sides agreed to a contract through December. Cook was the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season runner-up in assists with 5.9 per game for Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius. Read more here.

October 1, 2014 - Aili to suit up for Udominate Basket
Sweden international Frida Aili will represent Udominate Basket in EuroCup Women next season after switching from arch rivals, Norrkoping Dolphins. The guard arrives in Umea having posted a strong domestic campaign last year with 12.9 points and 2.3 assists per game. Read more here.

October 1, 2014 - Schio continue SuperCup dominance
Reigning Italian champions Beretta Famila Schio have added to their impressive list of honours after securing a fourth successive Supercup success over the weekend. Miguel Mendez and his team defeated Gesam Gas Lucca by 66-58. Read more here.

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