December 22, 2014 - Buducnost VOLI unstoppable in Pionir Buducnost
VOLI has beaten Partizan NIS on the road in Belgrade Hala Pionir and
won extremely important two points against one of the rivals for the
playoff spot at the end of the season. Suad Sehovic led Buducnost VOLi
with 18 points. Read more here.
December 22, 2014 - Cedevita survived late drama against Szolnok Cedevita
somehow survived game against Szolnoki Olaj. Team from Zagreb was
constantly in lead, but at the end visitors had a game winner shot…
Wittmann missed it. Miro Bilan led Cedevita with 15 points, Pilepic and
Delas added 10 points each. Read more here.
December 21, 2014 - FC Barcelona brings in Jackson from ASVEL Lyon FC
Barcelona signed shooting guard Edwin Jackson for the remainder of
season, the club announced Saturday. Jackson (1.90 meters, 25 years
old) arrives from ASVEL Lyon Villeurbanne, where he averaged 14.1
points, 3.1 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 10 Eurocup games this season.
Read more here.
December 21, 2014 - Florence show in Valjevo Crazy
three pointers, late drama, overtime... It was very exciting in Valjevo
on Saturday evening, but after all home fans left the Hall pretty
disappointed. Because James Brian Florence made 32 points and led Zadar
toward victory over Metalac Farmakom. Read more here.
December 21, 2014 - Crazy derby turned the things around As
it often happens in the derby games, the whole situation turned around
completely in Novo mesto for Krka and Union Olimpija. Krka won for the
first time after 6 straight defeats, while Olimpija suffered their
first defeat in the last four games. Read more here.
December 21, 2014 - Cibona scores four in a row Cibona
has defeated Levski on the road in Sofia and has achieved their fourth
triumph in a row, which makes them a serious candidate for one of the
top four positions at the end of the season. Marin Rozic became the top
scorer of the game with 17 points on his account. Read more here.
December 21, 2014 - Igokea disarmed Mega in Laktasi Thanks
to excellent defense in the third quarter Igokea has managed to break
resistance of Mega Leks and score another win in the ABA League. Zeljko
Lukajic, head coach of Igokea, said before the match that his team just
have to stop quick game of Mega Leks. Read more here.
December 20, 2014 - Buducnost released Sheehey and signed Paunic A
major change in the roster of Buducnost VOLI. Club has terminated
contract with Will Sheehey, and signed Ivan Paunic as a replacement!
Also, team from Podgorica parted ways with point guard Aleksandar
Capin. Read more here.
December 20, 2014 - Peter Lorant no longer in Szolnok Before
the beginning of the 13th round of ABA League, Szolnoki Olaj has
officially announced that Hungary national team member Peter Lorant is
no longer a member of their team. They reached the mutual decision of
contract terminate with the player. Read more here.
December 20, 2014 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season, Round 10 bwin MVP: Ioannis Bourousis, Real Madrid He
has long been among the premier big men in the Turkish Airlines
Euroleague. On Thursday, Ioannis Bourousis recorded his best
performance since he joined Real Madrid last season and in the process
became the bwin MVP for Regular Season Round 10. Read more here.
December 20, 2014 - ABA Adriatic league 2014-15, Game 13 preview Half
way in 2014-15 ABA Adriatic league Regular season. Crvena zvezda
Telekom is at the top with perfect 12-0 record. Buducnost VOLI is at
position two with 10-2 record. Cedevita and Union Olimpija with
identical record 8-4 shares third and fourth position. Read more here.
December 20, 2014 - Euroleague: Victories for Zvezda and Cedevita Crvena
zvezda Telekom has finished 2nd in Euroleague Group D after beating
Laboral Kutxa in the last round of regular season. Cedevita celebrated
in Berlin against Alba and achieved their 3rd Euroleague win of the
season. Read more here.
December 20, 2014 - The field for the Eurocup Last 32 is set The
field for the 2014-15 Eurocup Last 32 is set. The second stage of
competition’s 13th season will start January 6, 2015, and has all the
ingredients to add to the Eurocup’s rich tradition, featuring teams
from 15 different countries, no less than four former Eurocup
champions. Read more here.
December 20, 2014 - Mire Chatman, the leading scorer in Eurocup history, retires The
leading scorer in Eurocup history, Mire Chatman, retired from the game
of basketball after Ventspils’s run in the Eurocup came to an end on
Wednesday. The 36-year-old Chatman is hanging up his shorts after a
brilliant career. Read more here.
December 19, 2014 - Predrag Samardziski joins MZT Skopje Aerodrom Predrag
Samardziski is officially the new player of MZT Skopje Aerodrom. He
will arrive in Skopje on Saturday, but coach will decide whether
experienced center will make a debut already in the next round of the
ABA League. Read more here.
December 19, 2014 - Gruda is EuroLeague Women Week 7 top performer Sandrine
Gruda could not prevent her club UMMC Ekaterinburg from losing their
unbeaten status but delivered a fantastic individual performance to
claim EuroLeague Women Week 7 Top Performer honours. Read more here.
December 19, 2014 - Warriors beat Thunder 114-109 after Durant injury Golden
State Warriors coach Steve Kerr could only shake his head and grin
while Kevin Durant put on the best performance of his young season in
the first half. Kerr and the Warriors were a lot happier they didn't
have to deal with Durant in the second half. Read more here.
December 19, 2014 - EuroCup Women Eighth-Final pairings confirmed The
pairings of the EuroCup Women Eighth-Finals have been set after the
conclusion of the competition's Regular Season, on Thursday.The winners
and runners-up of the eight Regular Season groups progressed to the
Second Round. Read more here.
December 19, 2014 - Sixth time lucky for reigning champions Defending
EuroLeague Women champions Galatasaray odeabank finally recorded a
first win of the season at the sixth attempt with a 64-53 success at
Wisla Can-Pack. Nuria Martinez delivered a remarkable all-round
performance with 17 points, five rebounds and five assists. Read more here.
December 19, 2014 - Dynamo Kursk pip UMMC in thriller The
last unbeaten record in EuroLeague Women has gone after Dynamo Kursk
claimed a dramatic 78-77 Group B success at UMMC Ekaterinburg. Seimone
Augustus scored a game-high 24 points for Kursk, including the
gam-winning free throw. Read more here.
December 19, 2014 - Istanbul Universitesi snap up last ticket There
was only one precious pass left on offer for the EuroCup Women
Eighth-Finals on the last day of the regular season and it was snapped
up by Istanbul Universitesi. Greek star Artemis Spanou paved the way
for the Turkish club to make it to the next stage of the competition,
with 13 points. Read more here.
December 19, 2014 - Butler scores 35, Bulls beat Knicks 103-97 In
a game missing Derrick Rose and Carmelo Anthony, it was Jimmy Butler
who played like a star. Butler scored a career-high 35 points and the
Chicago Bulls beat the New York Knicks 103-97 on Thursday night. Read
December 18, 2014 - Eurocup Regular Season Round 10 MVP: Milan Macvan, Partizan NIS Belgrade Although
his team could not advance to the Last 32, Milan Macvan helped Partizan
NIS Belgrade finish its Eurocup campaign strong with a performance that
earned him the MVP honor for Round 10 of the regular season. Read more here.
December 18, 2014 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season, Round 10: Plenty left to be decided! The
2014-15 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season comes to an end in
Round 10 with a lot yet to be decided. There are still three open spots
in the Top 16 being fought for: two in Group A and one in Group D. Read
December 18, 2014 - FC Barcelona extends coach Pascual FC
Barcelona reached an agreement in principle with head coach Xavi
Pascual to extends his contract until the end of the 2016-17 season,
the club announced Wednesday. Pascual, age 42, was promoted to the head
coach position in February 2008, replacing Dusko Ivanovic. Read more here.
December 18, 2014 - Ksistof Lavrinovic returns to Lithuania, signs for Lietuvos Rytas Ksistof
Lavrinovic is returning to his native Lithuania to play for Lietuvos
Rytas for the remainder of the season. The two-time All-Euroleague
selection arrives from Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia, which he joined on a
two-month contract earlier this season to fill in for his injured twin
brother, Darjus. Read more here.
December 18, 2014 - DeShone McClure signed for Igokea DeShone
McClure is a new player of Igokea. American shooting guard has signed a
contract until February, when two sides will decide if cooperation will
be extended. DeShone McClure (24 years, 191 cm) has studied on
University of Central Arkansas. Read more here.
December 18, 2014 - Mega Leks loaned Masan Vrbica Masan
Vrbica will spend the rest of the season in KK Teodo Tivat as a loaned
player of Mega Leks. Young point guard has played 9 games in the ABA
League this season and had an avarage stats of 0,6 points and 0,6
assists per match. Read more here.
December 18, 2014 - Buducnost knows all rivals, Olimpija misses only one Union
Olimpija and Buducnost VOLI got their opponents in the next stage of
the Eurocup, while Partizan NIS and Szolnoki Olaj have finished their
road in style. Buducnost VOLI failed to beat PAOK at home despite a
late comeback. Greek side was better in overtime. Read more here.
December 18, 2014 - Fenerbahce outlast gutsy Nadezhda Fenerbahce
fought off visiting Nadezhda 65-54 to complete another unbeaten
EuroLeague Women calendar year on their own floor and extend their
winning streak at home to a spectacular 24 games. Angel McCoughtry led
Fenerbahce with 20 points. Read more here.
December 18, 2014 - Prague find range against BLMA A
strong offensive performance by ZVVZ USK Prague took down Basket Lattes
Montpellier Agglomeration 80-69 to get them back on a winning track in
EuroLeague Women Group A. Laia Palau served an amazing 12 assists for
the game. Read more here.
December 17, 2014 - ALBA center Wohlfarth out 10 weeks ALBA
Berlin's low-post rotation took a big hit Tuesday with the news that
center Jonas Wohlfarth will miss about 10 weeks with a broken bone in
his right hand. "This is a major loss for us. We need him as an
energizer," ALBA coach Sasa Obradovic said. Read more here.
December 17, 2014 - Legend Stojakovic honoured in NBA FIBA
World Cup and EuroBasket champion Peja (Predrag) Stojakovic became on
Tuesday night the fourth European player in history to see his jersey
number retired by an NBA franchise. The Sacramento Kings retired the
Serbian sharp-shooter's no. 16 jersey. Read more here.
December 17, 2014 - Wessels is EuroChallenge Week 6 top performer Stefan
Wessels of SPM Shoeters Den Bosch set two stratospheric records to be
proclaimed the Week 6 Top Statistical Performer in the EuroChallenge.
He registered the highest efficiency rating by any player this season,
43, in his team's 115-108 loss at Södertälje Kings. Read more here.
December 17, 2014 - EuroChallenge Last 16 confirmed The
EuroChallenge Regular Season wrapped up on Tuesday night with the last
five spots still available in the Last 16 of the competition claimed.
There was no shortage of intrigue coming into the final evening of the
Regular Season. Read more here.
December 17, 2014 - Last Eighth-Final tickets up for grabs There
are three tickets remaining for the EuroCup Women Eighth-Finals as well
as plenty of jostling for the best possible rankings as the competition
prepares for the last week of the regular season. Read more here.
December 17, 2014 - Fells' big finish sees Usak through Courtney
Fells shocked Siauliai with a half-court runner to beat the buzzer and
give Usak Sportif a 78-75 win, which books their place in EuroChallenge
Last 16. Their Lithuanian hosts were understandably dejected at the
buzzer, after Sulskis had led their challenge with 12 points. Read more
December 17, 2014 - Skyliners soar into Last 16 Fraport
Skyliners secured their place in the EuroChallenge Last 16 with an
87-72 success at Boras Basket. Sean Armand led balanced Frankfurt
offence with 18 points. James Miller and Christian Maraker each scored
22 points and were the only Boras players to score in double figures.
Read more here.
December 17, 2014 - Consolation win for Kings Sodertalje
Kings have emerged victorious in a EuroChallenge epic, needing double
overtime to account for the visiting SPM Shoeters 115-108. Darko Jukic
led all scorers on the night with 29 points, Toni Bizaca and
Christopher Czerapowicz each adding 24 for the winning side. Read more here.
December 16, 2014 - Spain to host 2018 Women's World Cup FIBA
on Tuesday announced that Spain will host the first-ever FIBA Women's
Basketball World Cup in 2018. Spain and Israel presented the two bids
shortlisted to host the biggest women's basketball tournament.
Twenty-three of the 26 members making up FIBA's Central Board voted.
Read more here.
December 16, 2014 - ABA league Round 12 MVP, Nenad Miljenovic, Mega Leks Nenad
Miljenovic of Mega Leks is the MVP of the 12th round of ABA League
2014/15 season with the valuation of 30 achieved at the game against
Metalac Farmakom. Young point guard of Mega Leks acquired another
double-double, he made 15 points and had 11 assists. Read more here.
December 16, 2014 - Eurocup Regular Season, Round 10: looking for the 24th team! The
2014-15 Eurocup regular season has come to its final week. Three teams
are battling for one remaining Last 32 spot, while many others aim for
the higher spots in the standings. Two teams having a chance to finish
the regular season undefeated. Read more here.
December 16, 2014 - Record tied, Zvezda defeated Igokea Crvena
zvezda Telekom has tied the all time ABA league record in consecutive
wins from the beginning of the season! Red and whites have defeated
Igokea at home and collected 12th win in a row. Nikola Kalinic led
Crvena zvezda with 13 points. Read more here.
December 16, 2014 - Player of the year voting commences FIBA
Europe is proud to announce the beginning of voting for FIBA Europe
Player of the Year 2014. This year marks the tenth occasion in which
FIBA Europe has held the annual vote. Candidates have been selected for
awards in: Men, Women, Young Men and Young Women. Read more here.
December 15, 2014 - Krasny Oktyabr adds size with Jackson On
its way to the Last 32 in its first Eurocup season, Krasny Oktyabr
Volgograd of Russia has added frontcourt help by signing center Rick
Jackson for the remainder of the season. Jackson (2.06 meters, 25 years
old) arrives from Altshuler Saham Galil Gilboa. Read more here.
December 15, 2014 - Euroleague Basketball mourns CSKA junior Euroleague
Basketball joins the family of CSKA Moscow and all Russian basketball
in mourning the sudden, premature passing on Monday of 17-year-old
junior player Ruslan Gagloev. The young player collapsed during a
morning practice. Read more here.
December 15, 2014 - Kings fire coach Michael Malone after differences in style After
a season-plus of an uneasy partnership, the Sacramento Kings fired
coach Michael Malone, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Malone was
informed of the decision on Sunday night, in the wake of losing seven
of nine games without ill star center DeMarcus Cousins. Read more here.
December 15, 2014 - Bryant passes Jordan for 3rd on scoring list The
Los Angeles Lakers star passed Michael Jordan for third on the NBA's
career scoring list Sunday night in a 100-94 victory over the Minnesota
Timberwolves. Bryant entered the game needing nine points to pass the
icon with whom he is often compared. Read more here.
December 15, 2014 - Mixed fortunes for EuroChallenge Last 16 candidates SPM
Shoeters Den Bosch had the weekend off in the Dutch Basketball League,
while the two other teams in this group who are also in the race for
qualification to the Last 16 took to the court on Saturday and were
rewarded with a morale boost. Read more here.
December 15, 2014 - Novi Sad win 3x3 All Stars Team
Novi Sad dominated Doha 20-12 in Friday's final of the FIBA 3x3 All
Stars, which was staged on Katara Beach with the city skyline on the
horizon. Marko Savic topped all scorers in the deciding game, with
eight points, including three shots from behind the arc. Read more here.
December 15, 2014 - Fenerbahce finally falter There
was joy for Besiktas as they became the first TKBL side to inflict a
loss on the previously perfect Fenerbahce as they claimed a famous
78-77 victory. 34 points from Angel McCoughtry was not enough to see
Fenerbahce avoid their first domestic defeat of the season. Read more here.
December 15, 2014 - Cedevita handed Buducnost first home defeat With
a show of three pointers, Cedevita managed to reject every attack of
Buducnost VOLI at the end of the game and to get away from Moraca with
two points, as the very first team this season. Nemanja Gordic scored
16 points to top the scorers' list. For Buducnost VOLI, Sehovic had 13.
Read more here.
December 15, 2014 - Champions are back in the Playoffs race Cibona
had some difficulties in the game against MZT Skopje Aerodrom, but
eventually managed to collect a valuable win. Team from Zagreb had the
lead from the first to the last minute! When you manage to do that, you
definitely deserve to win the game. Read more here.
December 14, 2014 - Mega enjoys "run and gun" basketball Mega
Leks had four outstanding players in the game against Metalac Farmakom,
and those guys took care that points stay in Sremska Mitrovica. It was a “run and gun” basketball in Sremska Mitrovica, and you can guess who was thrilled to play like that. Read more here.
December 14, 2014 - Zadar won the thriller in Visnjik Zadar
came victorious out from the last minute thriller at home in Visnjik
against Partizan NIS. After they have been ahead of the opponent for
the whole game, they grabbed the win deservedly. James Florence was the
x-factor and the top scorer of the game with 25 points. Read more here.
December 14, 2014 - Important win keeps Szolnoki Olaj in the Playoffs race Szolnoki
Olaj was better than their direct rival from the upper part of the
standings Krka at home in Tiszaliget Sports Hall and remains in touch
with the teams from the playoffs zone. Strahinja Milosevic was the top
scorer of Szolnok this time with 15 points scored for the winning side.
Read more here.
December 14, 2014 - Marinovic, Muric and Omic took Olimpija over Levski Union
Olimpija handed Levski 10th defeat in a row in the ABA League and will
remain the playoff position after 12 rounds played this season. Dino
Muric and Alen Omic shined against the Bulgarian side. Marinovic was
the top scorer of the game with 23 points. Read more here.
December 13, 2014 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season, Round 9 bwin MVP: Dusko Savanovic, FC Bayern Munich Dusko
Savanovic of FC Bayern Munich saved his best for his team's last
Turkish Airlines Euroleague home game of the season. Savanovic scored a
career-high 31 points – including 14 in the fourth quarter – to lead
Bayern to a come-from-behind 95-89 victory over PGE Turow Zgorzelec.
Read more here.
December 13, 2014 - ABA Adriatic league 2014-15, Game 12 preview Crvena
zvezda Telekom with perfect 11-0 record is still at the top of 2014-15
ABA league Regular Season. Buducnost VOLI is at the second place with
10-1 record. Cedevita and Union Olimpija hold third position with 7-4
record. Levski Sofia wins only once in this season. Read more here.
December 13, 2014 - Fatal last 2 minutes for Zvezda in Piraeus Crvena
zvezda Telekom played a great game on the road in Euroleague against
Olympiacos Piraeus, but lost due to a 9:2 negative run in the final two
minutes of the game. Cedevita lost to Maccabi Electra at home. Read
December 12, 2014 - Taurasi is EuroLeague Women Week 6 top performer Diana
Taurasi once again came up with a stellar performance for UMMC
Ekaterinburg in EuroLeague Women Regular Season and earned Week 6 Top
Performer honours while keeping her team unbeaten. Croatian center
Marija Rezan claimed second spot on the list. Read more here.
December 12, 2014 - After surgery, Basic will be out for two months One
of the greatest hopes of Zadar basketball Lovre Basic will have to wait
around two months in order to prove himself again at the ABA League
courts. The problem is the meniscus injury of his right knee, because
of which he will have to be operated. Read more here.
December 12, 2014 - Pilepic shined but Maccabi was too strong Cedevita
did not manage to repeat the sensation from the Euroleague Regular
Season 4th round when they beat the European champions Maccabi on the
road. This time, the Israelis won in Zagreb. Fran Pilepic has shown an
excellent individual performance. Read more here.
December 12, 2014 - Harden scores 44 to lead Rockets over Kings in OT Although
he struggled to hit shots in regulation, James Harden demonstrated in
overtime why he's the NBA's leading scorer. Harden scored a season-high
44 points, including 10 in the extra period, and also had eight assists
to lead the Houston Rockets over the Sacramento Kings 113-109. Read
December 12, 2014 - Fenerbahce blast past Schio Fenerbahce
found another gear to rise above Beretta Famila Schio in the fourth
quarter and claim a 75-59 EuroLeague Women Group B victory in Italy on
Thursday. Tina Charles finished with a game-high 21 points, to go with
five rebounds and three assists. Read more here.
December 12, 2014 - First EuroBasket 2015 tickets on sale Thursday The
first EuroBasket 2015 tickets will go on sale on Thursday, beginning
with Group A (Montpellier, France), Group D (Riga, Latvia) and the
Final Phase (Lille Metropole, France). Four different ticket options in
four different categories will be offered to fans. Read more here.
December 12, 2014 - Peterson is EuroChallenge Week 5 top performer Travis
Peterson of Avtodor Saratov has edged out four other players, in the
most-hotly contested race so far in this EuroChallenge season, to be
named Week 5 Top Statistical Performer. He registered an efficiency
rating of 35 on Tuesday night. Read more here.
December 12, 2014 - Bayern's Benzing sidelined with ankle injury FC
Bayern Munich forward Robin Benzing will miss the remainder of his
team's Turkish Airlines Euroleague campaign after suffering an ankle
injury in training. Benzing will be sidelined for six weeks. He was the
only player to start all eight of Bayern’s Euroleague games thus far.
Read more here.
December 12, 2014 - Westbrook powers Thunder over Cavaliers Westbrook
finished with 26 points and eight assists to lead the Oklahoma City
Thunder to a 103-94 win over the LeBron James-less Cleveland Cavaliers.
Contest was billed as a matchup of the last two NBA MVPs, but Durant
was the only one to play as James sat out with a left knee problem.
Read more here.
December 11, 2014 - Eurocup Regular Season Round 9 MVP: Darius Johnson-Odom, FoxTown Cantu The
ninth round of the regular season in the Eurocup almost sealed all the
Last 32 tickets. There just one left for grabs in Group C, but the
other 23 have been allocated. One of the teams that snatched one up
this week was FoxTown Cantu in Group B, thanks to a home win over JDA
Dijon. Read more here.
December 11, 2014 - Buducnost advanced to the next stage! Buducnost
VOLI has secured a spot in the next stage of the Eurocup, despite
defeat in Russia against Lokomotiv Kuban! Because, PAOK overpowered
Ventspils in Thessaloniki, and that result secured the fourth spot in
Group for Budućnost VOLI! Read more here.
December 11, 2014 - Jeremic left, Katnic reinforced Igokea Igokea
mutually terminated their cooperation with guard Mladen Jeremic, who
arrived to Aleksandrovac this summer. The new player of the squad, led
by Zeljko Lukajic, is Dusan Katnic. 194 cm tall Katnic was a member of
U16, U17 and U20 national teams of Serbia. Read more here.
December 11, 2014 - Kursk rally to go four in a row EuroLeague
Women newcomers Dynamo Kursk had to overturn a 15 point deficit at home
to ZVVZ USK Prague to ride out 70-65 winners and record a fabulous
fourth straight success in Group A. Nnemkadi Ogwumike was paramount to
another Dynamo Kursk success. Read more here.
December 11, 2014 - Gussing through after overtime Magnofit
Gussing Knights needed overtime to qualify for the Last 16 of the
EuroChallenge with a 93-84 Group F win over Atomeromu SE Paks.
Aleksandar Georgiev led Gussing with 26 points while Christopher Dunn
scored 17, with Travis Taylor collecting 16 points and 12 rebounds.
Read more here.
December 11, 2014 - Nanterre stay perfect with close win JSF
Nanterre maintained their stranglehold on Group E of the EuroChallenge
but needed to withstand a late rally to stay unbeaten with a 96-86 win
over Sport Lisboa Benfica in Portugal. Kyle Weems shared a team-high 18
points with Jamal Shuler. Read more here.
December 11, 2014 - Enisey book Last 16 ticket BC
Enisey secured their place in the Last 16 of the EuroChallenge with an
84-69 road win over USAK Sportif in Group H. Enisey came up big in the
first and fourth quarters, holding off a second-half rally from the
hosts before pulling away for victory. Read more here.
December 11, 2014 - Bourges bounce back against Torun Still
stinging from their heavy loss in Istanbul last week, Tango Bourges
returned to winning ways in EuroLeague Women after cruising past Energa
Torun 72-54 in Group B. Danielle Adams standing out after adding 20
points. Read more here.
December 11, 2014 - Taurasi turns it on for UMMC in Kosice Diana
Taurasi turned on the style for UMMC Ekaterinburg as they protected
their unbeaten EuroLeague Women record by gliding to a 71-51 Group A
win at Good Angels Kosice. Slovakian champions fell to 1-5 for the
season and continue in their search for a first-ever success against
UMMC. Read more here.
December 10, 2014 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season, Round 9: decisive games ahead! The
2014-15 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season is in its
crunch-time as six more Top 16 tickets are waiting to be claimed with
two games to go. There are several key battles between teams aiming for
open Top 16 spots. Read more here.
December 10, 2014 - Le Mans advance with rout Knowing
a win would be enough to see them through to the Last 16 of the
EuroChallenge, Le Mans left absolutely no doubt with a 96-62 rout of
KTP-Basket in Group G. Rodrigue Beaubois scored 19 points for Le Mans
in a rout of KTP-Basket. Read more here.
December 10, 2014 - Den Bosch top Ulm to stay alive SPM
Shoeters Den Bosch used a huge first quarter to keep themselves alive
in Group A of the EuroChallenge with an 87-76 victory over Ratiopharm
Ulm. Christopher Denson led SPM Shoeters to victory with 27 points.
Read more here.
December 10, 2014 - Okapi advance after shoot-out Okapi
Aalstar booked their ticket to the Last 16 of the EuroChallenge in
style as they beat Boras Basket 119-118 in overtime of a thrilling
shoot-out. Ioana Tofi led Okapi with 32 points while Clark had 31.
Miller led Boras with 34 while dishing out eight assists. Read more here.
December 10, 2014 - Nikola Tijanic left Mega Leks After
three years of successful cooperation, Mega Leks and Nikola Tijanic
(20) parted ways. Club has announced that Tijanic will continue career
in Basketball Club Jagodina. Talented small forward played two games in
the ABA League this season and scored 4 points in total. Read more here.
December 10, 2014 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season Round 6 disciplinary sanctions Euroleague
Basketball has announced disciplinary sanctions pertaining to incidents
that occurred in Round 6 of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular
Season. The sanctions are based on infractions of the competition
by-laws that all teams are aware of and obliged to fulfill. Read more here.
December 9, 2014 - PAOK brings back Bremer PAOK
Thessaloniki announced the signing of American guard Ernest 'JR'
Bremer, who will be incorporated in the team roster in the following
days, in order to cover the void created by the injury of captain
Kostas Charalampidis. Read more here.
December 9, 2014 - Dusko Vujosevic suspended, again For
the 11th round game between Partizan NIS and Mega Vizura, Partizan NIS
and head coach Dusko Vujosevic are fined, while Vujosevic is also
suspended for three games. It is second time for Vujosevic to be
suspended in this ABA league season. Read more here.
December 9, 2014 - ABA league Round 11 MVP, Andrija Bojic, Mega Leks Andrija
Bojic of Mega Leks is the MVP of the 11th round of ABA League 2014-15
season with the valuation of 29 achieved at the game in Belgrade
against Partizan NIS. This is the first time since the start of the
season that we have the MVP from the team which has lost the game. Read
December 9, 2014 - FC Barcelona's Oleson to miss a month FC
Barcelona guard Brad Oleson suffered an ankle injury in a Spanish
League game over the weekend that will sideline him for four weeks. The
club’s medical staff evaluated the injury on the left leg on Monday to
determine the best course of treatment. Read more here.
December 9, 2014 - Zvezda close to the record, 11 and counting Crvena
zvezda Telekom is just one step away from tying the all time record of
the ABA League in consecutive wins from the start of the season.
Belgrade side has beaten Metalac Farmakom away and scored 11th victory
in a row! Read more here.
December 9, 2014 - Eurocup Regular Season, Round 9: it's crunch time! There
are two rounds of games to go in the regular season and 10 tickets for
the Last 32 to still to be handed out, so Round 9 is set to be loaded
with high drama. With 2 undefeated teams looking to extend their
streak, we are in for a number of must-win games with everything on the
line. Read more here.
December 9, 2014 - One Team Games supporting Special Olympics a success A
parade of smiling faces at Turkish Airlines Euroleague arenas
throughout the continent over the last fortnight gave the perfect proof
of the power of sport to give positive attention to marginalized
communities. Read more here.
December 9, 2014 - Bosnjak led Zadar to the victory in Zagreb In
the match of the 11th round of ABA League, Zadar upset the Euroleague
side Cedevita on the road in Dom Sportova, Zagreb. Domagoj Bosnjak (17
points) and Henrik Sirko (13) shined for Zadar. Zadar achieved a
valuable victory after a last minute thriller with a 3-point advantage.
Read more here.
December 9, 2014 - Collect the stickers with ABA League stars For
the first time ever, a true excitement for all generations, the
official ABA League sticker album is published. Collect the stars of
ABA League basketball. For those, that will collect all the stickers in
the album, ABA League has prepared special prizes. Read more here.
December 8, 2014 - EuroBasket 2015 Draw completed The
path to EuroBasket 2015 officially took shape in Disneyland, Paris,
following the Official Draw for Europe's premier basketball event. The
European basketball family gathered to witness the Draw which saw
Europe's 24 elite men's national teams divided into groups of four.
Read more here.
December 8, 2014 - Nizhny Novgorod: Rochestie, three weeks out Nizhny
Novgorod is set to face the remainder of the regular season without
playmaker and floor general Taylor Rochestie, the 2014-15 Turkish
Airlines Euroleague top scorer, who will be sidelined for three weeks
due to an abdominal injury. Read more here.
December 8, 2014 - Zalgiris adds point guard Cherry Battling
for a place in the Top 16 with two games left in the Turkish Airlines
Euroleague Regular Season, Zalgiris Kaunas added depth to its perimeter
with the addition of point guard Will Cherry, the club announced
Sunday. Read more here.
December 8, 2014 - Glorious return of Aleksandar Pavlovic Partizan
NIS has defeated Mega Leks at home court, mostly thanks to one guy –
Aleksandar Pavlovic. On his debut in the ABA League in this season,
Pavlovic made 26 points and presented himself as a new leader of the
Belgrade giant. Read more here.
December 8, 2014 - Major comeback by MZT Skopje Aerodrom MZT
Skopje Aerodrom made a major comeback from being down by 19 points
against Levski at home in Jane Sandanski Arena and escaped from the
danger zone at the bottom of the standings. Dion Dixon was the top
scorer of the game with 16 points scored. Read more here.
December 7, 2014 - Mavericks start fast, rout Bucks 125-102 Chandler
Parsons did some extra work on his shooting in the morning, then made
11 of 14 shots on Sunday night. Parsons' 28 points helped the Dallas
Mavericks roll to a 125-102 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks. Read more
December 7, 2014 - Champions showed class in Laktasi Cibona
is back! Reigning champion of the ABA League scored a valuable win in
Laktasi against Igokea and made a big step toward the top part of the
standings. Cibona arrived in Laktasi without Jerel Blassingame who has
left the team recently. Read more here.
December 7, 2014 - Krka powerless against Buducnost VOLI Buducnost
VOLI has added one more win in ABA League. This time, team from
Podogrica was better than Krka away. Away squad was keeping the safe
distance for the whole time and wrote down important win in Novo Mesto.
Read more here.
December 7, 2014 - Third win against Szolnok for Olimpija Union
Olimpija achieved their third win against Szolnoki Olaj this season and
will stay among the best four teams of the league after 11 rounds
played. Paolo Marinelli and Blaz Mahkovic led the way for Union
Olimpija in scoring with 14 points achieved each. Read more here.
December 7, 2014 - Durant, Thunder hand Pistons 12th straight loss The
Detroit Pistons hadn't won since beating the Oklahoma City Thunder last
mont. For much of Sunday night, it looked like they were going to do it
again. Josh Smith, though, missed a potential winning 3-pointer with
1.1 seconds to play, and the Thunder held on for a 96-94 victory. Read
December 6, 2014 - Zadar parted ways with Bubalo Domagoj
Bubalo is not a player of Zadar anymore. Club has officially announced
that two sides have broken a contract, because player insisted to
leave. Bubalo played five games for Zadar in this season, but spent
only 32 minutes on the court. He managed to score 6 points along the
way. Read more here.
December 6, 2014 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season, Round 8 bwin MVP: D'or Fischer, Unics Kazan With
one of the finer performances seen in any Turkish Airlines Euroleague
game this decade, center D'or Fischer continued his brilliant stretch
of play for Unics Kazan and earned the bwin MVP award for Round 8 of
the regular season. Read more here.
December 6, 2014 - Crvena Zvezda qualified for the Euroleague TOP 16! Crvena
zvezda Telekom has qualified for the TOP 16 phase of the Euroleague
after beating Valencia away! On the other hand, Cedevita lost in Moscow
against CSKA, but still has chances to reach the fourth spot in the
Group. Read more here.
December 6, 2014 - ABA Adriatic league 2014-15, Game 11 preview After
ten played games in ABA Adriatic league Regular Season, Crvena zvezda
Telekom is still undefeated with perfect 10-0 record. Buducnost VOLI
hold position number 2 with 9-1 record, and Cedevita position 3 with
7-3 record. Read more here.
December 5, 2014 - EuroBasket 2015 Draw set for Monday The
European basketball community will have their attention firmly focused
on Disneyland, Paris on Monday, where the EuroBasket 2015 Draw will
take place at 16:30 (CET). For the first time ever in 2015, EuroBasket
will be hosted by more than one country. Read more here.
December 5, 2014 - Agu Spor Kulubu move for Whalen In
a bid to boost their prospects of making the EuroLeague Women
play-offs, Agu Spor Kulubu have turned to Lindsay Whalen. Having
recently spent time on Turkish soil winning gold at the FIBA World
Championship for Women, the 32-year-old will now head back en-route to
Kayseri. Read more here.
December 5, 2014 - Jerel Blassingame left Cibona Cibona
will continue their ABA League journey without point guard Jerel
Blassingame, who left the club after the expiry of his three month
contract with the Wolves. More burden is no expected to be placed on
the latest reinforcement of Cibosi – point guard Vlado Ilievski. Read
December 5, 2014 - Announcing the Euroleague Basketball adidas Next Generation Tournament! Euroleague
Basketball is proud to announce that adidas, Europe's leading
sportswear manufacturer has become the title sponsor of the world's
best elite international junior tournament, forming an alliance of
excellence that promises to benefit European basketball prospects. Read
December 5, 2014 - Match point for Zvezda, Cedevita hopes for miracle This
is an away week for ABA League clubs in the Euroelague. Crvena zvezda
Telekom travels to Spain to face Valencia, while Cedevita goes to
Russia to meet CSKA Moscow. The game in Valencia is actually the first
“match point” for Crvena zvezda Telekom. Read more here.
December 5, 2014 - Karpunina fires Noginsk to Eighth-Finals Russia
national team shooter Marina Karpunina fired Spartak Noginsk into the
next phase of EuroCup Women on Thursday night, with Chevakata and
Villeneuve d'Ascq also safely passing to the Eighth-Finals. Read more here.
December 4, 2014 - Galatasaray signs big man Young Galatasaray
Liv Hospital Istanbul reenforced its frontcourt on Wednesday by signing
power forward Patric Young for the rest of the season. Young arrives
from four season with University of Florida, where he finished with
averages of 11 points and 6.4 rebounds in his last year. Read more here.
December 4, 2014 - Robinson is EuroLeague Women Week 5 top performer Angelica
Robinson delivered a performance to remember on Wednesday night for a
season-best efficiency rating of 49, claiming EuroLeague Women Week 5
Top Performer honours. Robinson stole the limelight with 31 points, 18
rebounds and five assists. Read more here.
December 4, 2014 - Eurocup Regular Season Round 8 MVP: Guillermo Hernangomez, Baloncesto Seville More
teams advanced to the Last 32 in Round 8 of the regular season, and
some others got crucial wins to stay alive in the race. In the latter
group was Baloncesto Seville, who defeated Virtus Rome at home by
98-80, led by a huge Guillermo Hernangomez. Read more here.
December 4, 2014 - Maraker is EuroChallenge Week 4 top performer Christian
Maraker of Boras Basket came up with a monstrous double-double display
on Tuesday night to walk away with EuroChallenge Regular Season Week 4
Top Statistical Performer honours. The Swedish international registered
an efficiency index rating of 39. Read more here.
December 4, 2014 - Olimpija already in the next stage, Buducnost close Union
Olimpija has qualified for the second stage of the Eurocup, while
Buducnost VOLI is very close to do the same. On the other hand,
Partizan NIS and Szolnoki Olaj have been eliminated. After downing
Szolnoki Olaj, squad of Ales Pipan secured one of the top four spots in
the Pool. Read more here.
December 4, 2014 - Fantastic Fenerbahce fly past Bourges Fenerbahce
responded to their first EuroLeague Women defeat of the season last
week by making a serious statement with a devastating 75-50 win against
Tango Bourges. Tina Charles was at the top of her game on Wednesday
night, finishing with 21 points and 10 rebounds. Read more here.
December 4, 2014 - Vadeeva gets Sparta&K into Eighth Finals Another
impressive effort from teenage star Maria Vadeeva propelled
Sparta&K M.R. Vidnoje into the EuroCup Women Eighth Finals where
they will be joined by a trio of other clubs who also progressed.
Sidney Spencer led the way with 15 points and eight rebounds. Read more
December 4, 2014 - Biella keep European dream alive Bonprix
Biella have claimed another European scalp, this time coming from
behind to defeat KTP-Basket 81-77, giving them wins over all three of
their Group G opponents. Raymond finished with 18 points, whilst
Voskuil was at his influential best with 25. Read more here.
December 4, 2014 - Robinson dazzles for Avenida in Torun Angelica
Robinson produced the best display of her EuroLeague Women career to
inspire an 89-77 win for CB Avenida at Energa Torun as the Spanish side
continued their vibrant start to the season. The center caught fire and
produced a simply eye-bulging 31 points and 18 rebounds. Read more here.
December 3, 2014 - Coach Aco Petrovic passed away Euroleague
Basketball joins the family of Serbian and European basketball in
mourning the premature passing of head coach Aleksandar "Aco" Petrovic
on Tuesday in Belgrade. Mr. Petrovic was 55 years old and had battled
ALS in recent years. Read more here.
December 3, 2014 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season, Round 8: it's crunch time! A
lot can happen in the final three weeks of the 2014-15 Turkish Airlines
Euroleague Regular Season, starting this Wednesday, Thursday and
Friday. In Round 8, two teams can clinch first place, six others can
qualify to the Top 16, and some others could mathematically run out of
chances. Read more here.
December 3, 2014 - Laboral Kutxa picks up scorer James Laboral
Kutxa Vitoria bolstered its backcourt with the signing of guard Mike
James, who arrives from Kolossos Rhodes. The contract is contingent on
James passing a medical exam. James (1.85 meters, 24 years old) was the
top scorer in the Greek League this season before coming to Vitoria.
Read more here.
December 3, 2014 - Nanterre book Last 16 ticket JSF
Nanterre scored the final nine points of the night to stay perfect in
Group E of the EuroChallenge by beating winless Kataja Basket 102-92 in
a shoot-out. Jamal Shuler had 22 points for Nanterre while Johan
Passave-Ducteil added 21. Read more here.
December 3, 2014 - Avtodor waltz into Last 16 Micah
Downs and Jeremy Chappell scored 19 points apiece as Avtodor waltzed
into the Last 16 of the EuroChallenge with a 101-66 rout of Tofas. Avtodor
knew one more win would be enough after their perfect start in Group D
and they left nothing to doubt with a dominating performance. Read more
December 3, 2014 - Le Mans rally to top Giants Le
Mans overcame a late wobble to record an 87-78 road win over Antwerp
Giants and hang on to top spot in Group G of the EuroChallenge.
Rodrique Beaubois led Le Mans with 25 points while Ignerski added 19.
Pearson had 24 points for Antwerp with Fogg adding 18. Read more here.
December 3, 2014 - Boras send Bears packing Boras
Basket were ruthless as they ended Bakken Bears Aarhus' hopes in the
EuroChallenge with a 90-70 win. Christian Maraker had a huge night with
22 points and 20 rebounds, while Christopher McKnight scored 20 and
Haanpaa 18. Read more here.
December 2, 2014 - ABA league Round 10 MVP, Damir Markota, Cibona Damir
Markota of Cibona is the MVP of the 10th round of ABA League 2014-15
season with the valuation of 28 achieved at the game in Zagreb against
Metalac Farmakom. He scored 21 points, had 6 rebounds and 2 assists.
Read more here.
December 2, 2014 - Bryant helps Lakers beat Pistons 106-96 A
game after posting the 20th triple-double of his career, Kobe Bryant
looked flustered. Passes weren't connecting, shots weren't falling and
his Lakers were locked in a back-and-forth struggle with the lowly
Detroit Pistons. Read more here.
December 2, 2014 - Eurocup Regular Season, Round 8: Expect new Last 32 teams! The
2014-15 Eurocup season is in its final stretch. Nine teams have already
qualified for the Last 32, and while no teams have yet been eliminated
from the race for any of the 15 available tickets, as many as nine more
teams can claim their place this week. Read more here.
December 2, 2014 - Dominant Cedevita grabs 7th win Cedevita
kept the third place in the standings by grabbing their seventh win of
the season against Mega Leks on the road. Miro Bilan dominated in the
paint and not only was the top scorer of the game with 17 points, but
he also scored a double double by adding 10 rebounds to his stats. Read
December 2, 2014 - Alben eyes up another podium finish Turkey
national team and EuroLeague Women star Isil Alben is gunning for a
third successive podium finish at a EuroBasket Women Final Round. The
playmaker is hoping her nation can secure a third consecutive medal
when they step out next summer. Read more here.
December 2, 2014 - Aleksandar Pavlovic back at Partizan NIS Former
NBA Forward Aleksandar Pavlovic has returned to Partizan NIS after
being out of the action from the end of the last season. The player was
one of the key players of the black and whites last season, when they
reached the Final Four tournament of ABA League and Euroleague Top 16.
Read more here.
December 2, 2014 - Miller sparks Cavs over young Bucks 111-108 As
Mike Miller slung his backpack over his shoulder and headed toward the
locker room door wearing a ''God Loves Cleveland'' T-shirt, a voice
from the far corner stopped the Cavaliers' veteran swingman. Read more here.
December 1, 2014 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague MVP for November: Dario Saric, Anadolu Efes Istanbul Last
month dawned with reason for doubt at Anadolu Efes Istanbul. The team's
first Turkish Airlines Euroleague defeat - at home in late October -
was followed quickly by news of its best performer until then suffering
a long-term injury. Read more here.
December 1, 2014 - Crvena zvezda Telekom the best in Belgrade Crvena
zvezda Telekom won the first Belgrade eternal derby of the season. The
squad led by Dejan Radonjic created the key margin already in the first
half. Black and whites did not manage to turn the game around in the
last period. Read more here.
December 1, 2014 - Cibona ended Metalac's streak after 2 overtimes After
two overtimes, Cibona has managed to end the four games long winning
streak by Metalac Farmakom at the clash of two teams in Zagreb. Damir
Markota was the top scorer of the game with 21 points achieved. For the
visiting side, Nikola Malesevic scored 19. Read more here.
December 1, 2014 - Lukajic debuted with +33 win Zeljko
Lukajic can be more than just satisfied with his first game at the
bench of Igokea. His players destroyed Levski at home and finally
seized another win in the ABA League. Branko Jorovic made 12 points,
Dragovic 11, Bunic and Drenovac 8 each. Read more here.
December 1, 2014 - 2015 Youth Championships drawn The
2015 European Youth Championship Draws took place in Budapest, Hungary
on Sunday, following on from the EuroBasket Women 2015 Draw in the same
venue a day previous. Basketball delegations from throughout Europe
were present for the draw. Read more here.
December 1, 2014 - Bayern point guard Micic out six weeks German
champion FC Bayern Munich suffered a significant blow this weekend,
learning it has lost a backup point guard Vasilije Micic. Young Serbian
international is expected to miss six weeks with a partially torn elbow
ligament suffered in the game against Panathinaikos Athens. Read more here.
December 1, 2014 - Big man Lishchuk to miss the rest of regular season In
its attempt to reach the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16, Valencia
Basket will have to do without its center Serhiy Lishchuk who suffered
a leg injury that will keep him sidelined until the end of this
calendar year. Read more here. Check news archive here.