November 25, 2014 - Miljan Pupovic no longer at Levski Miljan
Pupovic, who played for Levski this season with an open contract is no
longer a member of the newcomer in the ABA League. The player decided
to use his option of terminating the contract with Bulgarian
powerhouse, due to his dissatisfaction with the situation in the club.
Read more here.
November 25, 2014 - Joint statement of Euroleague Basketball, Galatasaray and Crvena Zvezda Mr.
Jordi Bertomeu, President and CEO of Euroleague Basketball; Mr. Murat
Ozyer, Basketball Branch Coordinator of Galatasaray Sports Club; and
Mr. Davor Ristovic, General Manager of Crvena Zvezda Telekom, met
yesterday at the league headquarters in Barcelona. Read more here.
November 25, 2014 - ABA league Game 9 MVP, David Vojvoda, Szolnoki Olaj David
Vojvoda of Szolnoki Olaj is the MVP of the 9th round of ABA League
2014-15 season with the valuation of 34 achieved at the home game
against Zadar. He made 36 points, 1 rebound, 3 assists and 1 steal for
the total index rating of 34! Read more here.
November 25, 2014 - Eurocup Regular Season, Round 7: a pivotal week! 2014-15
Eurocup Regular Season is entering its final stretch, which will
determine which teams advance to the Last 32 and which will end their
season at the end of the calendar year. One team already qualified for
the Last 32 last week. Read more here.
November 25, 2014 - 2015 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four Madrid logo unveiled! The
biggest basketball fiesta of the coming year now has its visual
identity to match the anticipation as Euroleague Basketball proudly
presents the new logo for the 2015 Euroleague Final Four, hosted by the
Comunidad de Madrid at the Barclaycard Center from May 15 to 17. Read
November 25, 2014 - Zvezda wins the Euroleague battle and stays unbeaten Crvena
zvezda Telekom has beaten Cedevita in the match of the 9th round of the
ABA League and stays defeatless. Ante Delaš the tragic hero. Before the
game, a sign calling to stop the violence, was unveiled and presented
by both teams, during the minute of silence. Read more here.
November 25, 2014 - Hapoel Jerusalem adds power inside with Pops Mensah-Bonsu Hapoel
Jerusalem strengthened its frontcourt by signings veteran Pops
Mensah-Bonsu. The big man signed with Olympiacos Piraeus over the
summer, but the deal was terminated before the start of the season.
Mensah-Bonsu last played for Galatasaray Liv Hospital Istanbul. Read
November 25, 2014 - Szolnoki Olaj inks veteran guard Gipson Szolnoki
Olaj added experience to its backcourt by signing Sergerio "Teddy
Gipson" for the remainder of the season. Gipson (1.93 meters, 34 years
old) arrives from Igokea Aleksandrovac, where he averaged 13.4 points,
3.4 rebounds and 3.1 assists in seven Eurocup games last season. Read
November 24, 2014 - Mega Vizura from now on called Mega Leks Mega
Vizura has officially gained new presenting sponsor and it's the Leks
Group. After signing the agreement, the basketball club received new
name – Mega Leks. Mega Leks will make their first official appearance
with a new name in the tenth round of ABA League. Read more here.
November 24, 2014 - Ozturk to Orduspor, Brno ink Fontenette Galatasaray
odeabank have loaned Bahar Ozturk to EuroCup Women competitors Orduspor
and BK Imos Brno are preparing to hand a debut to Ashleigh Fontenette.
Ozturk made a winning debut for Orduspor in the TKBL over the weekend.
Read more here.
November 24, 2014 - Markovic takes reins at Trabzonspor Trabzonspor
Medical Park have concluded their week-long quest for a new head coach
by agreeing to terms with Nenad Markovic, the Turkish club announced on
Saturday. The 46-year-old Bosnian tactician replaces Hakan Demir at the
helm of the EuroChallenge Group F leaders. Read more here.
November 24, 2014 - Strasbourg hires Gelabale for one month With
the stated goal of finishing Group A in first place, Strasbourg on
Friday announced the signing of veteran forward and former Eurocup
champion Michael Gelabale for one month until the end of the regular
season. Read more here.
November 24, 2014 - Partizan NIS outplayed Cibona in Belgrade This
time, ABA League classic lacked big excitement and late drama. Things
we are used to watch when Partizan NIS and Cibona are playing. And the
reason was that Belgrade side was way better than its rival. Read more here.
November 24, 2014 - Igokea and Jovanovic parted ways Igokea
has announced that Vlada Jovanovic is no longer head coach of this
club. The contract was mutually terminated, due to poor results and
disappointing game. Milutin Latincic will lead the team until club's
officials hire a new head coach. Read more here.
November 23, 2014 - Four in a row for Metalac Farmakom The
amazing streak of Metalac Farmakom has continued! Team from Valjevo has
defeated Levski and collected fourth win in a row in the ABA League.
Everything was clear from the start. Levski has waited for the first
basket almost 5 minutes! Read more here.
November 23, 2014 - Stojanovski led MZT over Igokea MZT
Skopje Aerodrom did most of the job to achieve their first victory on
the road this season in the ABA League in the first half of the game in
Laktasi. The players under the guidance of Boban Mitev created
themselves a 14 point lead already in the opening 20 minutes. Read more
November 23, 2014 - Buducnost wins even without 3-pointer power Weakened
Union Olimpija did not stand a chance against Buducnost VOLI. Squad of
Igor Jovovic continued with amazing results in this season and
collected 8th win out of 9 rounds in the ABA League! Union Olimpija
arrived without Mirza Begic, who signed for Kutxa Laboral Read more here.
November 23, 2014 - Master of thrillers live in Szolnok Fans
in Szolnok watched one more ABA League thriller in this season. Home
team managed to win against Zadar after a late drama, and the hero of
the day was once again David Vojvoda who collected 36 points! Read more
November 23, 2014 - Last quarter performance put Mega in front in Novo mesto Mega
Vizura achieved an important win on the road in Novo mesto thanks to
amazing Nikola Jokic (22 points and 13 rebounds) and the last quarter
performance. The teams are now tied in the standings. Mirko Mulalic was
the top scorer of the home side with 19 points scored. Read more here.
November 22, 2014 - Euroleague Basketball mourns fan, condemns violence Euroleague
Basketball and its clubs, players and coaches throughout the continent
join the world family of sports this weekend in mourning the death of a
visiting fan to Istanbul on Friday and in condemning the senseless
violence that took his life. Read more here.
November 22, 2014 - Ventspils brings in veteran guard Janicenoks Latvian
champion Ventspils made a marquee addition to its roster, signing
veteran guard Kristaps Janicenoks to a long term deal. Janicenoks
(195cm, 31 years old) last played for a Latvian rival and a fellow
Eurocup side VEF Riga, where he spent last four seasons. Read more here.
November 22, 2014 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular season Round 6 bwin MVP: Zoran Erceg, Galatasaray Liv Hospital Istanbul Zoran
Erceg starred in a memorable 110-103 double-overtime victory for his
Galatasaray Liv Hospital Istanbul over Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade
on Friday night. His brilliant performance also lifted him to bwin MVP
honors for the first time in his career. Read more here.
November 22, 2014 - ABA Adriatic league 2014-15, Game 9 preview With
five games today, ABA League Regular Season Game 9 will start. One game
will be played tomorrow, November 23, and one more at Monday, November
24. Crvena zvezda Telekom is still the only one undefeated team in
competition. Read more here.
November 22, 2014 - Crvena Zvezda's Williams breaks Euroleague assists record! For
the second week in a row, a Turkish Airlines Euroleague individual
record has fallen as Marcus Williams of Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade
delivered 17 assists to his teammates on Friday, the most in any single
game of the competition this century. Read more here.
November 21, 2014 - McCoughtry is EuroLeague Women Week 3 top performer Angel
McCoughtry lit it up on Wednesday night with a season-high 31 points to
help Fenerbahce keep their record perfect and earn Top Performer
honours in Week 3 of the EuroLeague Women Regular Season. Read more here.
November 21, 2014 - Germany unveil Fleming as Head coach The
German Basketball Federation (DBB) confirmed at a press conference the
appointment of Chris Fleming in the role of head coach of their senior
national team. Fleming replaces at the helm interim coach Emir
Mutapcic, the current assistant of Svetislav Pesic at FC Bayern Munich.
Read more here.
November 21, 2014 - EuroBasket Women seedings announced FIBA
Europe has announced the seedings for the EuroBasket Women 2015 draw
which will take place in Budapest on 29 November. Reigning European
champions Spain are the highest-ranked team and in the top group of
seeds. Read more here.
November 21, 2014 - Sassari tabs guard Formenti Dinamo
Banco di Sardegna Sassari added depth with the signing of guard Matteo
Formenti for the remainder of the season, the club announced Thursday.
Formenti (1.94 meters, 32 years old) arrives from fellow Italian side
Enel Brindisi, where he played the previous three seasons. Read more here.
November 21, 2014 - Kamba late show, Utena grab first win Laetitia
Kamba connected on a two-point jump shot with seven seconds remaining
to lift Entente Sportive B. Villeneuve D'Ascq Lille Metropole above Uni
Györ 79-78 after double overtime in EuroCup Women Group F on Thursday.
Read more here.
November 21, 2014 - Fortunes change for Schio Beretta
Famila Schio won the battle of EuroLeague Women Group A's two winless
teams with BK IMOS Brno, cruising to an 87-58 triumph in Italy on
Thursday. Schio dominated in all areas and Ogwumike in particular
enjoyed a fine performance, scoring 22 points. Read more here.
November 20, 2014 - Zivanovic to replace injured Cakarevic Stefan
Zivanovic (25, 195 cm) is a new player of Igokea. He signed a contract
until the end of December with an option to extend it, if both sides
agree. He plays as a shooting guard and for years he was considered as
one of the most talented players in the region. Read more here.
November 20, 2014 - Ulmer is EuroChallenge Week 3 top performer LaMonte
Ulmer of KTP-Basket led six players with an efficiency index rating
above 30 during Week 3 action in the EuroChallenge and has earned
weekly Top Statistical Performer honours. He registered a rating of 34,
during KTP's home game against Port Of Antwerp Giants in Group G. Read
November 20, 2014 - Eurocup Regular Season Round 6 MVP: Romeo Travis, Krasny Oktyabr Volgograd The
second leg of the Eurocup regular season started this week, and when
the dust settled, Romeo Travis of Krasny Oktyabr Volgograd emerged as
the weekly MVP, thanks to his leadership on court that earned him the
highest performance index rating among all winning players. Read more here.
November 20, 2014 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Round 6: First Top 16 berths available! The
Turkish Airlines Euroleague regular season has reached its halfway
mark, which means that decisive games are ahead of us, starting this
week. 3 teams - CSKA Moscow in Group B, FC Barcelona in Group C and
Olympiacos Piraeus in Group C - can advance with their own victories
this week. Read more here.
November 20, 2014 - Cook sets Eurocup assists mark Omar
Cook dished his way into the record books on Wednesday with 16 assists
to set a new Eurocup single-game record. Cook, 32, set the record with
2:22 left in the fourth quarter when he set up Vladimir Dasic for a
three-pointer as Buducnost VOLI went on to beat Ventspils 87-69. Read
November 20, 2014 - Denmon gives Brindisi last-gasp win Marcus
Denmon's late three-pointer lifted Enel Basket Brindisi to a thrilling
77-76 win over Ratiopharm ULM in Group A of the EuroChallenge. Denmon
struck with six seconds left after Ratiopharm had scored seven
unanswered points in the space of 30 seconds to nose in front. Read
November 20, 2014 - History for Kursk after late surge Dynamo
Kursk are celebrating a historic maiden Euroleague Women success after
completing a memorable 72-68 triumph against reigning champions
Galatasaray odeabank. Nnemkadi Ogwumike shone for Kursk, finishing with
22 points and 11 rebounds. Read more here.
November 20, 2014 - Defending Champions finally get rolling It
proved to be third time lucky for defending EuroCup Women champions WBC
Dynamo Moscow as they belatedly grabbed their first win of the season.
Anna Petrakova was a star in the defending champion's first EuroCup
Women win of the season. Read more here.
November 20, 2014 - Prague leave it late in Wisla thriller ZVVZ
USK Prague completed a late fight back to snatch a dramatic 67-66 home
success against Wisla Can-Pack and their first of the new EuroLeague
Women season. Veteran star Eva Viteckova stood out for Prague with 18
points and Vaughn completed a classy double-double. Read more here.
November 19, 2014 - Laboral Kutxa adds shot-blocker Begic Laboral
Kutxa Vitoria bolstered its froncourt by inking center Mirza Begic to a
one-month deal. Begic (2.16 meters, 29 years old) arrives from Union
Olimpija Ljubljana, where he averaged 14 points, 4 rebounds and 3.7
blocks in three Eurocup games this season. Read more here.
November 19, 2014 - Laboral Kutxa loses Hamilton for a month After
starting the Euroleague Regular Season without him, Laboral Kutxa
Vitoria may miss center Lamont Hamilton for what's left of it, too, due
to a foot injury. After he was hurt in practice on Monday, tests
determined that Hamilton, 30, had torn the flexor muscle in his left
big toe. Read more here.
November 19, 2014 - Unics releases Pedoulakis, welcomes back Pashutin Unics
Kazan, which reached Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular season through
the qualifying rounds, decided Wednesday to make a change on the bench
by releasing Argyris Pedoulakis and bringing back Evgeny Pashutin as
head coach. Read more here.
November 19, 2014 - FC Bayern brings Bo McCalebb to Munich FC
Bayern Munich addressed injuries to its backcourt by signing perhaps
the premier free agent guard available in European basketball, Bo
McCalebb, on Wednesday. The 2012 Euroleague Alphonso Ford Top Scorer
Trophy Winner, McCalebb played last season for Fenerbahce Ulker.
Read more here.
November 19, 2014 - Lietuvos Rytas too strong for Partizan NIS Partizan
NIS was defeated in their Eurocup sixth round game against Lietuvos
Rytas, which means that they will stay at the bottom of the standings
in the Group E with only one victory, achieved in the previous round
against CSU Asesoft. Read more here.
November 19, 2014 - Late charge keeps Okapi perfect Okapi
Aalstar finished on a 10-2 run to claim a 92-83 road win over Bakken
Bears and improve to 3-0 at the top of Group C in the EuroChallenge.
Taylor Braun scored 27 points on 11-of-14 shooting from the field. Read
November 19, 2014 - Quinn steps in for Robinson at Prague ZVVZ
USK Prague have reacted to losing Danielle Robinson to injury by
signing experienced guard Noel Quinn on a temporary basis. Quinn brings
extensive experience in the competition having previously played for
Mondeville, Sparta&K M.R. Vidnoje and TEO Vilnius. Read more here.
November 19, 2014 - Perfect Nanterre march on in Group E JSF
Nanterre stayed perfect in Group E of the EuroChallenge as they romped
to an 88-68 win over Belfius Mons-Hainaut. The hosts pulled away in the
second quarter to build a dominant lead that Mons-Hainaut never looked
capable of challenging. Read more here.
November 19, 2014 - Three-Point barrage powers Giants Kyle
Fogg poured in 33 points to lead five PO Antwerp Giants scoring in
double figures as they bombarded KTP-Basket with three-pointers to
record an overdue first win in Group G of the EuroChallenge, 112-93 on
the road. Read more here.
November 18, 2014 - SLUC Nancy adds size with Reid SLUC
Nancy bolstered its frontcourt by inking big man Ryan Reid for the
remainder of the season, the club announced this weekend. Reid (2.04
meters, 28 years old) arrives from Chorale Roanne, where he averaged
7.2 points and 3.3 rebounds in 29 French League games last season. Read
November 18, 2014 - Cantu brings back big man Shermadini It
was officially announced that big man Giorgi Shermadini will be back to
FoxTown Cantu until the end of the season. Shermadini (2.16 meters, 25
years old) arrives from CAI Zaragoza, where he didn't make his debut in
the Eurocup this season, as he had his contract suspended due to
injury. Read more here.
November 18, 2014 - ABA league Game 8 MVP, Josip Sobin, Zadar Josip
Sobin of Zadar is the MVP of the 8th round of ABA League 2014-15 season
with the valuation of 36 achieved at the home game against Buducnost
VOLI. He made 26 points, and interesting enough 22 of them came as two
pointers. Read more here.
November 18, 2014 - Valencia loses Van Rossom for 6 weeks After
having fallen to last place in Group D, Valencia Basket received more
bad news Monday as starting point guard Sam Van Rossom will miss the
rest of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season with a torn
right buttock muscle. Read more here.
November 18, 2014 - Eurocup Regular Season, Round 6: Two teams aim for Last 32! The
second half of the regular season arrives this week with two unbeaten
teams hoping to already claim their place in the Last 32. Nine other
teams will be aiming for fifth wins that would bring each close to
securing a place in the next stage, too. Read more here.
November 18, 2014 - ASVEL Lyon tabs Ghrib as head coach ASVEL
Lyon Villeurbanne named Nordine Ghrib as its as head coach, replacing
Pierre Vincent. Ghrib, 49, made his debut on the team’s bench in a
90-99 road win over Boulogne-Sur-Mer in the French League over the
weekend. Read more here.
November 18, 2014 - Third win in a row for Metalac Farmakom Metalac
Farmakom won the battle of two teams from the bottom of the standings
and eventually – escaped from the bottom with their third win in a row,
on the road against MZT Skopje Aerodrom. Nikola Malesevic was the true
driving force for the winning team with 23 points. Read more here.
November 18, 2014 - Cedevita won the derby of Zagreb Once
more the game between Cibona and Cedevita became a real basketball
thriller. Eventually, it was finished with a win of Cedevita, while
Jerel Blassingame, point guard of Cibona, will most certainly think
about the last attack over and over again. Read more here.
November 17, 2014 - Olympiacos extends Lojeski Olympiacos
Piraeus reached a new agreement with small forward Matt Lojeski to
extend his contract until the end of the 2016-17 season, the club
announced Sunday. Lojeski (1.98 meters, 29 years old) arrived to
Olympiacos last season. Read more here.
November 17, 2014 - First ever "Mega victory" for Szolnoki Olaj On
the road in Sremska Mitrovica, Szolnoki Olaj achieved their first ever
victory over Mega Vizura. Peter Lorant and Marko Brkic were the men of
decision for the visiting side. Brkic was, together with Peter Lorant
also the top scorer of Szolnoki Olaj with 18 points on his account.
Read more here.
November 17, 2014 - Victory number 8 for Crvena zvezda Telekom One
big run in the first quarter and one small one in the last were quite
enough for Crvena zvezda Telekom to write down another win in the ABA
League. Leader on the standings has defeated Krka in Pionir Hall. Read
November 16, 2014 - Buducnost VOLI in full control in Visnjik Buducnost
VOLI have achieved the second win in a row in ABA League by beating
Zadar on the road in Visnjik without one of their key players J.R.
Reynolds. Suad Sehovic was the man of decision for the guests, as he
led his team in scoring with 17 points achieved. Read more here.
November 16, 2014 - Powerful performance of Partizan NIS in Sofia The
newcomer was without any chances against the club which has the most
titles in the ABA League. Partizan NIS has easily passed through Sofia
and scored comfortable win against Levski. Nikola Milutinov led
Partizan NIS with 21 points 10 rebounds. Read more here.
November 15, 2014 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular season Round 5 bwin MVP: Andrew Goudelock, Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul Andrew
Goudelock continues to enjoy one of the finest Euroleague debuts in
recent history. After winning bwin MVP honors in just his second game,
the Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul scorer turned in a record-setting
performance on Thursday to become the Round 5 bwin MVP. Read more here.
November 15, 2014 - Partner Federations confirmed The
Board of FIBA Europe has approved the EuroBasket 2015 host countries'
choice of partner Federations for the Group Phase of the competition.
France partnered with Finland, Germany partnered with Turkey, Croatia
and Latvia chose neighbours Slovenia and Estonia respectively. Read
November 15, 2014 - FIBA 2015 Youth venues announced The
Board of FIBA Europe approved the hosts for the 2015 European Youth
Championships during its autumn meeting in Munich on Friday. The Men's
U20 Division A will be organised in Lignano, in the Udine region of
Italy while Greece will host U18 Division A. Read more here.
November 15, 2014 - Cluj hand reins to Tenter On
Thursday night, Cluj-Napoca president Mircea Cristescu announced that
head coach Dorin Pintea had just conducted his last practice session,
since another familiar face would be assuming the reins. The club have
decided to put Marcel Dan Tenter in charge of the team. Read more here.
November 15, 2014 - Valencia, Nedovic agree until June of 2016 Valencia
Basket announced on Friday the addition of shooting guard Nemanja
Nedovic to the team until the end of the 2015-16 season. Nedovic (1.91
meters, 23 years old) arrives from the Golden State Warriors of the
NBA, where he had only played six games this season. Read more here.
November 15, 2014 - Nizhny Novgorod releases Daniels, adds Patsatsia Nizhny
Novgorod made a change at forward by releasing Will Daniels and signing
Levan Patsatsia to a short-term contract in his place. Patsatsia (1.98
meters, 26 years old) arrives from MIA Academy Tbilisi in his native
Georgia. Read more here.
November 15, 2014 - Major comeback by Union Olimpija Union
Olimpija performed a major comeback in the last quarter of the eighth
round opener against Igokea and achieved their fifth victory of the
season. Marko Marinovic was the hero of the home team's game with 19
points and 5 assists. Read more here.
November 15, 2014 - Stefan Jovic out for a month After
suffering an injury in the third quarter of the Euroleague game against
Laboral Kutxa, Crvena zvezda Telekom player Stefan Jovic has undergone
the detailed medical examinations in Belgrade. He suffered an injury of
the ligaments of the left foot ankle. Read more here.
November 14, 2014 - ABA Adriatic league 2014-15, Game 8 preview Game
8 in 2014-15 ABA Adriatic league Regular Season will be played during
four days. Action will start today with clash between Union Olimpija
and Igokea in Slovenian capital, Ljubljana. Crvena zvezda Telekom is
still the only undefeaed team in competition so far. Read more here.
November 14, 2014 - Coach Crespi relieved of duties by Laboral Kutxa Laboral
Kutxa Vitoria announced following its home loss to Crvena Zvezda
Telekom Belgrade on Thursday that it had relieved Marco Crespi of his
duties as the club’s head coach, effective immediately. Assistant coach
Ibon Navarro takes over as head coach on an interim basis. Read more here.
November 14, 2014 - Goudelock sets three-point mark One
of the competition’s longest-standing marks fell at the feat of Andrew
Goudelock on Thursday as the Fenerbahce Ulker scorer became the first
man in Euroleague basketball history to sink 10 three-pointers in a
single game. Read more here.
November 14, 2014 - Zvezda enjoys Vitoria, +20 against Kutxa Laboral
The impression is quite obvious - Crvena
zvezda Telekom played the best game so far in this season and seized a
huge win against Kutxa Laboral away - 86:66. The only thing which can
worry coach Dejan Radonjic after this tremendous result is injury of
Stefan Jovic. Read more here.
November 14, 2014 - Boban Mitev stays MZT head coach Boban
Mitev, who debuted as the head coach of MZT Skopje Aerodrom in the
seventh round of ABA League against Partizan NIS in Belgrade Hala
Pionir, will stay at the head coach position, it was decided by the
management of Skopje side. Read more here.
November 13, 2014 - Brown is EuroChallenge Week 2 top performer J'Covan
Brown, who led Astana on Tuesday to a sensational 106-102 road win over
Tofas Bursa in overtime, has earned EuroChallenge Regular Season Week 2
Top Statistical Performer honours. He registered an efficiency index
rating of 36 in this game. Read more here.
November 13, 2014 - Ogwumike is EuroLeague Women Week 2 top performer Nnemkadi
Ogwumike has made a bang on her return to EuroLeague Women, taking out
Week 2 Top Performer honours in Dynamo Kursk's debut in Europe's
premier women's club competition. Ogwumike scored 24 points and pick up
15 rebounds. Read more here.
November 13, 2014 - Panathinaikos, Blums agree on extension Panathinaikos
Athens officially announced on Thursday a contract extension with
veteran guard Janis Blums until the end of the 2015-16 season, with a
club option to terminate the contract in the summer of 2015. Read more here.
November 13, 2014 - Veremeenko becomes new Eurocup rebounding king! Vladimir
Veremeenko of Banvit Bandirma joined the ranks of Eurocup greats on
Wednesday when he became the the competition's all-time leader in
rebounds by pulled 8 more of them, 6 offensive and 2 defensive, in a
home win against Krasny Oktyabr Volgograd. Read more here.
November 13, 2014 - Eurocup Regular Season Round 5 MVP: Walter Hodge, Zenit St. Petersburg The
Eurocup regular season reached its midpoint this week with Round 5.
Everything is still open in the race for the Last 32 will just gain
speed in the upcoming weeks. Walter Hodge of Zenit St. Petersburg led
his team to its second win of the season and earned weekly MVP honors.
Read more here.
November 13, 2014 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season, Round 5: pivotal week ends first leg! The
2014-15 Turkish Airlines Euroleague reaches its halfway point as Round
5 brings decisive showdowns in all four groups on Thursday and Friday.
Just four teams remain undefeated, at the head of each group, and only
one has not yet won a game. Read more here.
November 13, 2014 - Eurocup: Partizan NIS grabs first win Partizan
NIS overcame CSU Asesoft to clinch their first Eurocup win this season
and second win in a row. Young, 17-year old Vanja Marinkovic was the
hero of his team once again, since he topped the scoresheet with 19
points. Edo Muric added 19. Read more here.
November 13, 2014 - Wisla spoil Dynamo debut Dynamo
Kursk's EuroLeague Women debut ended in 77-62 defeat at Wisla Can-Pack,
as the experience of Polish champions told in the 4th quarter. Russian
club seemed set for dream start to life in Europe's top-tier
competition as they entered the final 10 minutes trailing by just two
points. Read more here.
November 13, 2014 - Crvendakic shines, Dynamo drop another Alexia
Plagnard's late steal gave Basket Landes a shot at glory against UE
Sopron in EuroCup Women on Wednesday, but the Hungarian side survived
for a 65-62 road win. Aleksandra Crvendakic is having an immediate
affect on EuroCup Women. Read more here.
November 13, 2014 - Brindisi too strong for Kings Enel
Basket Brindisi started the game short-handed but did not let it show
as they romped to a 90-69 win over Sodertalje Kings for their first
victory in Group A of the EuroChallenge. Brindisi were without a true
center, but that did not mean they were short of ideas on how to beat
the Kings. Read more here.
November 13, 2014 - Bourges defeat Schio, stay unbeaten Tango Bourges made
it two wins from two EuroLeague Women Group B games as they overcame
Beretta Famila Schio 79-67 at home on Wednesday. The French side
recovered from a slow start to build on the momentum from last week's
opening-night victory against BK IMOS Brno. Read more here.
November 13, 2014 - Fernandez fuels strong Avenida finish Marta
Fernandez scored seven fourth-quarter points as CB Avenida pulled away
from Nadezhda Orenburg 61-50. Just a solitary point separated the two
teams, who both won in week one, early in the final period before the
hosts closed on an 18-8 run to secure success. Read more here.
November 12, 2014 - Nowitzki strengthens NBA legend status Dirk
Nowitzki scored the 26,947th point in his NBA career on Tuesday night
and passed Hakeem 'The Dream' Olajuwon for ninth place on the all-time
scoring list in the league. Dirk Nowitzki has now reached heights that
no other player born outside of the United States has achieved. Read
November 12, 2014 - Big road win for Union Olimpija Union
Olimpija continues to impress with excellent performances in Eurocup.
They are now on a 4-1 record after outplaying VEF on the road in Riga.
Szolnoki Olaj was unlucky in the final moments of the game against
Besiktas. Read more here.
November 12, 2014 - Astana rally to top Tofas BC
Astana recovered from a huge early deficit to beat Tofas 106-102 after
overtime on the road and move to 2-0 in Group D of the EuroChallenge.
J'Covan Brown had 34 points while Rasid Mahalbasic put up 31 for
Astana, Jerry Johnson added 19 points and 11 assists. Read more here.
November 12, 2014 - Talts, Kriisa get Tartu off the mark Tartu
University Rock dominated the middle stretch of the game to take a
71-59 victory over Lukoil Academic and record their first win in Group
B of the EuroChallenge. Tartu outscored the visitors 36-19 over the
middle two quarters, and that was all they needed to drop Academic to
0-2. Read more here.
November 11, 2014 - Maccabi captain Pnini undergoes surgery Maccabi
Electra Tel Aviv announced on Tuesday that team captain Guy Pnini had
undergone Achilles tendon surgery early in the day after being injured
in an Israeli League game on Monday evening. The club did not say how
much time Pnini is expected to miss. Read more here.
November 11, 2014 - ABA league Game 7 MVP, Nikola Jevtovic, Metalac Nikola
Jevtovic of Metalac Farmakom is the MVP of the 7th round of ABA League
2014/15 season with the valuation of 28 achieved at the game in Valjevo
against Igokea. Excellent power forward made 22 points, had 4 rebounds
and 2 steals. Read more here.
November 11, 2014 - Eurocup Regular Season, Round 5: Half-way to Last 32! Eurocup
action reached the midway point of the regular season in Round 5 this
week with two of the three undefeated teams so far putting their
perfection to the test in tough road games. At the same time, three
teams that are still winless will have an opportunity to pick up their
first victories. Read more here.
November 11, 2014 - Brose Baskets lands Shipp until end of season Brose
Baskets Bamberg made official on Monday the addition of swingman Josh
Shipp to its roster until the end of the season, to make up for the
loss to injury of Carlon Brown. Shipp (1.96 meters, 28 years old)
arrives from Turk Telekom Ankara. Read more here.
November 11, 2014 - FC Bayern Munich guard Gavel to miss a month FC
Bayern Munich could be without starting point guard Anton Gavel for the
next month following an ankle injury suffered in a German League. The
player was evaluated by the club’s medical staff on Monday, upon which
a recovery timetable of four weeks was established. Read more here.
November 11, 2014 - Fifth straight win for Cedevita Levski
was showing an excellent resistance against Cedevita for 24 minutes.
But that was all. Team from Zagreb made an unbelievable run in the 3rd
quarter and eventually seized the 5th straight win in the ABA League.
Read more here.
November 11, 2014 - Salin out two weeks with sprained ankle Finnish
shooting guard Sasu Salin, who got injured in the last ABA League game
against Zadar, will have to miss two weeks of action. The detailed
examinations, that followed the game have revealed that he suffered the
second degree of ankle sprain, so he will have to rest for two weeks.
Read more here.
November 10, 2014 - Second straight win for Metalac Farmakom The
historical first ABA League game has been played in Valjevo in the 7th
round of this season's competition and the Valjevo side proved that
they feel comfortable at home by beating Igokea and achieving their
second victory in a row. Read more here.
November 10, 2014 - Cibona demonstrated the power of champions Never
underestimate the power of the champion. This saying sums up the
happening on the Leon Stukelj hall the best. Cibona went on fire and
crushed the excellent this season's Krka team. Damir Markota was the
top scorer of the game with 18 points. Read more here.
November 10, 2014 - The awakening of Charles Jenkins Charles
Jenkins played his best game so far in the season and led Crvena zvezda
Telekom to a convincing win against Szolnoki Olaj. Belgrade giant
therefore remained the only team in the ABA League with the maximum
score. Read more here.
November 9, 2014 - Standing ovations for Marinkovic Partizan
NIS has revenged to MZT Skopje Aerodrom for the last season's defeat in
Belgrade. Partizan NIS wins 65-50. Vanja Marinkovic, 17 year old kid
made 13 points in the first half and had 3 three pointers out of 5
attempts. Read more here.
November 9, 2014 - Olimpija returns from Zadar with new pair of points Union
Olimpija was in front of Zadar throughout the game in Visnjik and
deservedly celebrated their fourth triumph of the season. Final score
was 60-67. Luka Rupnik shined with 18 points. For Zadar, Josip Sobin
had 16. Read more here.
November 9, 2014 - Without Jokic, Mega Vizura just powerless in Podgorica Mega
Vizura was without Nikola Jokic in Podgorica and that thing affected
its game immediatelly. Without one of the best players, away team had a
lot of holes in defense and Buducnost VOLI knew how to punish that.
Read more here.
November 8, 2014 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season Round 4 bwin MVP: James Anderson, Zalgiris Kaunas Zalgiris
Kaunas is off to a 3-1 start in regular season Group A and much of that
success is due to great contributions from first-year swingman James
Anderson. Anderson turned in his best performance yet to claim Round 4
MVP honors after leading Zalgiris to a 77-71 victory over Unics Kazan.
Read more here.
November 8, 2014 - ABA Adriatic league 2014-15, Game 7 preview After
six played games in Regular Season of 2014-15 ABA Adriatic league,
Crvena zvezda Telekom is at the top of standings as the only team with
the perfect score, 6-0. Buducnost VOLI and Krka are just one step
behind with 5-1 record. Read more here.
November 8, 2014 - Crvena zvezda 5 points short against Olympiacos Crvena
zvezda Telekom demonstrated an amazing display in the second half of
the home game against Olympiacos in the Euroleague, but eventually
ended the game five points behind the opponent. Boban Marjanovic was
the top scorer of the home side with 13 points. Read more here.
November 7, 2014 - Ayayi is EuroLeague Women Week 1 Top performer Valeriane
Ayayi enjoyed a perfect start to her EuroLeague Women career,
celebrating a win over reigning champions Galatasaray and earning Top
Performer honours in the process. Ayayi spent 38 minutes on the floor
and registered an impressive 30-point, 12-rebound double-double. Read
November 7, 2014 - Szolnoki Olaj welcomes Petty Szolnoki
Olaj will continue their season with a new point guard on the squad. It
is the American point guard Parrish Petty, which came from Virtus Roma,
for which he did not play any games this season. He agreed with his new
team for a contract until the end of the season. Read more here.
November 7, 2014 - Vlado Ilievski back in ABA League Cibona
have strengthened their point guard position with Macedonian national
team member Vlado Ilievski. The player, who previously played for
Partizan NIS, Union Olimpija and Cedevita, returned to ABA League one
more time. Read more here.
November 6, 2014 - Marshall is EuroChallenge Week 1 Top performer Trabzonspor
Medical Park's Sean Marshall edged out a host of players who delivered
excellent performances to claim Top Statistical Performer honours in
the opening week of the EuroChallenge season. Read more here.
November 6, 2014 - DeMuynck no longer a member of MZT American
shooting guard Jourdan DeMuynck is no longer a member of MZT Skopje
Aerodrom, the club from Jane Sandanski confirmed. DeMuynck came to
Skopje from Cyprus, where he competed in Keravnos jersey last season.
Read more here.
November 6, 2014 - Levski landed Stanimir Marinov Stanimir
Marinov is the new member of Levski. The player has arrived from
Bulgarian championship semi-finalists Balkan Botevgrad and is already
registered for playing in the ABA League, so he will have a right to
make a debut for his new team already in the 7th round of the
competition. Read more here.
November 6, 2014 - Eurocup Regular Season Round 4 MVP: Darius Adams, SLUC Nancy After
four rounds into the Eurocup, teams are starting to settle in the
standings with the goal of the Last 32 in mind. This week, one of the
teams that took another step forward was SLUC Nancy, a 68-59 winner
over Baloncesto Seville as Darius Adams earned weekly MVP honors in the
process. Read more here.
November 5, 2014 - Metalac Farmakom split with 3 players Nikola
Tomasevic, Miroslav Radenkovic and Ognjen Kuzeta are no longer a part
of Metalac Farmakom, after the club has mutually agreed with them on
termination of contracts. The club from Valjevo mutually agreed with
three players to end their cooperation. Read more here.
November 5, 2014 - Cibona parted ways with Van Oostrum Cibona
Zagreb announced that they have ended their cooperation with British
international Devon Van Oostrum. The player arrived to K.C. Drazen
Petrovic ahead of this season and played for the Wolves on a loan. Read
November 4, 2014 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague MVP for October: Vassilis Spanoulis, Olympiacos Piraeus Vassilis
Spanoulis played almost non-stop last month until the first overtime
game of the season was finished and Olympiacos was still undefeated.
For his impressive will to win, no matter how great the effort
required, Spanoulis is Euroleague Basketball's choice as bwin MVP for
October. Read more here.
November 4, 2014 - Olympiacos tabs Sferopoulos as head coach Olympiacos
Piraeus found a new coach in Giannis Sferopoulos, who inked a two-year
deal with the three-time Turkish Airlines Euroleague champions.
Sferopoulos, age 47, arrives from Panionios Athens, which he coached
each of the last two seasons to the Greek League semifinals. Read more here.
November 3, 2014 - Huge comeback by Crvena zvezda Telekom Crvena
zvezda Telekom made a huge comeback against Budućnost VOLI, when they
returned after being down by 12 points and deservedly won the game. Now
they are alone at the top of the standings. Read more here.
November 3, 2014 - EWE Baskets brings in point guard Ware EWE
Basket Oldenburg found a new point guard, agreeing to terms with Casper
Ware until the end of the season. Ware (1.78 meters, 24 years old) has
played most of last season with Virtus Bologna in Italy, before
finishing it with the Philadelphia 76ers in NBA. Read more here.
November 3, 2014 - Olimpija brings back guard Prepelic Union
Olimpija Ljubljana agreed to terms with guard Klemen Prepelic until the
end of the season, club announced over the weekend. Prepelic (1.91
meters, 22 years old) returns to Olimpija after spending a year with
Banvit Bandirma. Read more here.
November 3, 2014 - Krstic to miss the rest of regular season Anadolu
Efes Istanbul suffered a big blow on Sunday when learning it has lost
its starting center and leading scorer Nenad Krstic with a broken left
forearm. The big man is expected to be back on the floor in six to
eight weeks. Read more here.
November 3, 2014 - Igokea defeated Partizan, dream debut for Torlak Petar
Torlak had a dream debut in the ABA League. The latest signing of
Igokea has made 17 points and led his team toward the win over Partizan
NIS. It was all tied at Laktaši after the first quarter, but home team
gained the first major lead in the second period. Read more here.
November 3, 2014 - Fourth win in a row for Cedevita Cedevita
achieved their fourth win in a row and the first road victory in the
ABA League this season by handing MZT Skopje Aerodrom their first home
defeat of the season. The top scorer of the winning side was once again
center Miro Bilan, who achieved 15 points and added 9 rebounds. Read
November 2, 2014 - First ever triumph for Metalac Farmakom Metalac
Farmakom has achieved the maiden victory in the ABA League by beating
Union Olimpija in Stožice Arena. This is the first defeat of Union
Olimpija at home court this season. Dusan Kutlesic, Djordje Majstorovic
and Nemanja Todorovic scored 11 points each. Read more here.
November 2, 2014 - Krka survived late drama in Sofia Another
thriller in ABA League. This time in Sofia, where Krka somehow survived
tough away game against Levski and returned home with two points in the
bag. Malcolm Ray Armstead led Krka with 19 points and 5 rebounds. Read
November 1, 2014 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season Round 3 bwin MVP: Jaycee Carroll, Real Madrid In
a week that saw history made, one of the Euroleague’s premier shooters
turned in his best effort yet to claim Regular Season Round 3 bwin MVP
honors. Jaycee Carroll of Real Madrid scored a career-high 32 points
and tied a team record with 7 three-pointers made. Read more here.
November 1, 2014 - ABA Adriatic league 2014-15, Game 6 preview Crvena
zvezda Telekom and Buducnost VOLI are still at the top of ABA league
standings after five played games. Both teams are undefeated, with
perfect 5-0 record. After they will meet each other on Sunday, we will
see which team will remain undefeated after Game 6. Read more here.
November 1, 2014 - MZT brings in Sehovic, releases Tsintsadze MZT
Skopje Aerodrom signed a new contract with their last season's player
Sead Sehovic. At the same time, the Skopje ABA League representative
announced that Giorgi Tsintsadze is no longer their member. Read more here.
November 1, 2014 - Neptunas lands big man Benson Lithuanian
League runners-up Neptunas Klaipeda announced the addition of big man
Keith Benson for the remainder of the season. Benson (2.11 meters, 26
years old) played last season with Tsmoki Minsk in the VTB League,
where he averaged 15.6 points and 7.7 rebounds in 14 games. Read more here.