January 26, 2015 - Rome inks big man Ebi Virtus
Rome added size to its quest to survive the Last 32 Group I race by
signing center Ndudi Ebi for the rest of the season. Ebi (2.06 meters,
30 years old) has played for 15 teams in nine countries in his 12 year
pro career until now, last appearing with Zamalek of the Egyptian
League. Read more here.
January 26, 2015 - Besiktas IF brings playmaker Reynolds aboard Besiktas
Integral Forex Istanbul reloaded its backcourt with the signing of
point guard Scottie Reynolds, who arrives from Russian club Krasnye
Krylya Samara. Reynolds averaged 15.2 points, 5.3 assists and 1.1
steals over 12 VTB League games for Krasnye Krylya this season. Read
January 26, 2015 - Stefan Pot signs a multi-year deal with CSU Asesoft Ploiesti Coming
off one of the biggest victories in club history, CSU Asesoft Ploiesti
has added all-around prospect Stefan Pot to its backcourt for the rest
of the Last 32 and beyond. Pot (1.96 meters, 20 years old) arrives from
Vojvodina Novi Sad. Read more here.
January 26, 2015 - Lalic left Cibona and went to Poland Jure
Lalic has parted ways with Cibona and signed a contract with Zielona
Gora! Experienced center has used an option to terminate a contract
with Cibona in case of some good offer from abroad, and team from
Zagreb did not want to make him any problems. Read more here.
January 26, 2015 - VEF gunning for playoffs VEF
(Latvia) defeated Nymburk (Czech Republic) on the road, 90-84. VEF made
its move in the 2nd quarter, outscoring the home team, 30-15. The
Latvians held a big lead until late in the 4th quarter, when a
desperate Nymburk comeback came up a little short. Read more here.
January 26, 2015 - CSKA saved by de Colo and UNICS's misses CSKA
Moscow defeated UNICS Kazan on the road, 75-73. The Tatar club led most
of the first half, before CSKA grabbed the momentum in the 3rd quarter.
The final quarter was extremely competitive as UNICS got back in the
game. Read more here.
January 26, 2015 - Lavender sparks Wisla Cup win Jantel
Lavender was crowned MVP of the Polish Cup Final after Wisla Can-Pack
claimed an 84-75 win against fellow EuroLeague Women competitors Energa
Torun. A 21 point and 12 rebound double-double for Lavender was
sufficient for Wisla to finish on top. Read more here.
January 26, 2015 - Halvarsson hands Sweden a boost Sweden
have had a major boost to their EuroBasket Women 2015 prospects after
influential center Louice Halvarsson put her first foot on the comeback
trail. Sidelined this season by injury, the 26-year-old has penned a
deal to play for Pinkk Pecsi 424 in the Hungarian league. Read more here.
January 26, 2015 - Szolnok thriller went to home side Szolnoki
Olaj has scored an overtime win against Cibona! Team from Zagreb will
certainly think a lot about their two fouls at the end of the match.
After a very close first half, Cibona went on a big break with small
lead – 35:33, but something else marked the opening 20 minutes. Read
January 26, 2015 - Krka scored a triple Krka
achieved a third victory in a row in ABA League, after beating Levski
in the 19th round on home court. The triumph wasn't as easy as many
would have expected due to the positions of both sides in the
standings. Read more here.
January 26, 2015 - Roko Leni Ukic operated Captain
of Cedevita Roko Leni Ukic broke the little finger on his right hand in
the game against MZT Skopje Aerodrom and was immediately operated in
Zagreb. Player is expected to be back on court in three or four weeks.
Read more here.
January 25, 2015 - Aldridge returns and Blazers beat Wizards 103-96 Each
time that LaMarcus Aldridge went to the free-throw line late in the
game against the Washington Wizards, the Trail Blazers' forward was
showered with a chant of ''MVP, MVP,'' from the hometown fans. Just two
days before, Aldridge had announced he was going to have surgery. Read
January 25, 2015 - Partizan celebrated in sold out Pionir Sold
out. Those are the two words which tell you everything about Partizan
NIS home games. Fans have filled every seat at the Pionir Hall in the
match against Igokea and helped Belgrade team to seize the sixth
consecutive win in the ABA League. Read more here.
January 25, 2015 - Dragon's revenge in Valjevo Union
Olimpija have got their revenge over Metalac Farmakom for the defeat in
the sixth round of the competition in Ljubljana. The green and whites
are on a rise, which was evident from their performance that got them
the victory in Valjevo. Read more here.
January 25, 2015 - Two points stay in Zagreb Until
the middle of the second quarter the situation was quite good for MZT
Skopje Aerodrom. But, than Cedevita made 14:0 run and changed
everything. Zagreb side won another two points and remained all alone
at the third place. Read more here.
January 25, 2015 - Randolph's double-double leads Grizzlies past Sixers 101-83 The
experience of the Memphis Grizzlies was just too much for the young
Philadelphia 76ers. Zach Randolph had 17 points and 14 rebounds and
Jeff Green scored 18 as the Grizzlies coasted to a 101-83 win on
Saturday night. Read more here.
January 24, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16, Round 4 bwin MVP: Artsiom Parakhouski, Nizhny Novgorod The
ever-improving Artsiom Parakhouski was unstoppable on Friday in leading
Nizhny Novgorod to a historic 109-90 victory over Anadolu Efes
Istanbul. The dominance of the first-year center also netted
Parakhouski bwin MVP honors for Top 16 Round 4. Read more here.
January 24, 2015 - ABA Adriatic league 2014-15, Game 19 preview New
round in 2014-15 ABA Adriatic league, but still the same old question,
if Crvena zvezda Telekom will remain undefeated even after this Round?
So far, Red and whites have perfect 18-0 record and holds top position
in ABA league standings. Read more here.
January 24, 2015 - Crvena zvezda without chance in Barcelona Crvena
zvezda Telekom has suffered 4th defeat in the Euroleague TOP 16 phase.
Barcelona was just too strong. Three minutes. That is how much
Barcelona needed to make a decisive margin in this game. It happened at
the end of the first half. Read more here.
January 23, 2015 - Igokea agreed with Brady Heslip Igokea
has agreed with a new reinforcement, Canadian national team shooting
guard Brady Heslip, who is arriving to Igokea from the NBA Development
League side Reno Bighorns. He has been averaging 24.5 points, 2
rebounds and an assist this season. Read more here.
January 23, 2015 - Euroleague CEO visits future CSKA arena On
the occasion of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 game between
CSKA Moscow and Unicaja Malaga on Thursday, Euroleague Basketball
President and CEO Jordi Bertomeu visited the Russian capital and toured
the arena that the Russian champs expect to play in next season. Read
January 23, 2015 - Gasol brothers make NBA history Spain's
Pau and Marc Gasol are set to face off at the opening tip of the 2015
NBA All-Star Game in front of a worldwide TV audience of millions,
following the final balloting results. Pau Gasol, and brother Marc will
become the first siblings to start in an NBA All-Star Game. Read more here.
January 23, 2015 - Baloncesto Seville releases head coach Roth Baloncesto
Seville reached an agreement with head coach Scott Roth to terminate
his contract, the club announced late Thursday. Roth, 51, was hired
before the start of the season. Roth and Seville qualified to Eurocup
Last 32 with a 5-5 regular season but have started 0-3 in their new
Group L. Read more here.
January 23, 2015 - Johnson is EuroChallenge Last 16 Week 2 top performer Jerry
Johnson of BC Astana has earned Last 16 Week 2 Top Statistical
Performer honours for his stellar display in his team's 113-89 victory
over Energia Targu-Jiu in Group I action. Jerry Johnson reached an
outstanding efficiency rating of 37 for BC Astana. Read more here.
January 23, 2015 - EuroCup Women Quarter-Finals set The
Quarter-Final pairings of EuroCup Women were set on Thursday, following
the conclusion of the Eighth-Finals. Four Turkish clubs - Adana Botas,
Besiktas, Istanbul Universitesi and Mersin - remain in the hunt for the
trophy. Read more here.
January 23, 2015 - Castors Braine coast into Last Eight Flawless
EuroCup Women first timers Castors Braine continued their unbeaten run
as they stormed into the Quarter-Finals along with Villeneuve d'Ascq
and Maccabi Bnot. Kim Mestdagh led the charge for Castors Braine with a
game-high 23 points. Read more here.
January 23, 2015 - Paris twinkles as Universitesi progress A
scorching double-double from Courtney Paris propelled Istanbul
Universitesi into the Quarter-Finals of EuroCup Women along with fellow
Turkish entrants Adana Botas, Besiktas, Mersin Buyuksehir and Hungarian
side UE Sopron. Read more here.
January 22, 2015 - Ogwumike is EuroLeague Women Week 10 top performer For
the second time in a fortnight, Nnemkadi Ogwumike is the EuroLeague
Women Top Performer, however this week it would not be enough to get
Dynamo Kursk up for the win. Ogwumike record an efficiency ranking of
41 with 30 points, 15 rebounds and three steals. Read more here.
January 22, 2015 - EuroBasket 2015 schedule finalised FIBA
Europe announced that the Group Phase schedule for EuroBasket 2015 has
now been finalised with all game times confirmed. Beginning on 5th
September, Estonia will take on Czech Republic in the opening game of
the tournament in Riga at 15:30 local time (14:30 CET time). Read more here.
January 22, 2015 - ABA league Round 16 MVP, Nenad Miljenovic, Mega Leks Nenad
Miljenovic of Mega Leks is the MVP of the 16th round of ABA League
2014-15 season with the valuation of 30 achieved at the game in Zagreb
against Cibona. Nenad Miljenovic, the MVP, had 16 points, 9 rebounds
and 11 assists! Read more here.
January 22, 2015 - Valencia, Coach Perasovic part ways The
reigning Eurocup champion will defend its title with a new coach after
Valencia Basket announced that it has parted ways with Velimir
Perasovic after more than 3 seasons together. The announcement came the
morning after Valencia lost at home by 87-92 to CSU Asesoft Ploeisti.
Read more here.
January 22, 2015 - Eurocup Last 32 Round 3 MVP: Martynas Gecevicius, Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius Martynas
Gecevicius is already one of the most decorated players in the Eurocup
and now the Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius guard has another accolade to his
name. Gecevicius recorded one of the best games of his career on
Wednesday to claim Eurocup Last 32 Round 3 MVP honors. Read more here.
January 22, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16, Round 4: Several classics to count on! Three
teams go into Round 4 undefeated in Top 16 action, and will try to
extend their unbeaten runs on their home floors. However, home floors
have not been of a significant advantage so far in this phase, as twice
in three weeks five of eight games went in the visitors' favor. Read
January 22, 2015 - Zadar joined the playoffs race Zadar
achieved their 9th win of the season by beating Levski on the road. The
home side resisted the guests properly only in the first half, while in
the second one the Dalmatians took the complete control of the game and
celebrated. Read more here.
January 22, 2015 - Buducnost defeated Dinamo Sassari Buducnost
VOLI was better than Dinamo Sassari at home in the 3rd round of Eurocup
Last 32 phase. Due to the poor last quarter, Cedevita lost on the road
against Virtus Rome. Suad Sehovic was the x-factor for Buducnost. He
achieved a double double with 27 points and 13 rebounds. Read more here.
January 22, 2015 - Gala prevail in double OT thriller Galatasaray
odeabank's hopes of reaching EuroLeague Women Round 2 are still alive
after a thrilling double-overtime 91-87 success against Dynamo Kursk in
Group A on Wednesday. Jelena Dubljevic finished the game with 25
points, following the additional two periods. Read more here.
January 22, 2015 - Bourges battle back from early deficit Bourges
Basket bounced back from last week's loss to hold off Nadezhda 58-50 at
home on Wednesday and keep up their pursuit of a place in EuroLeague
Women Round 2. Helena Ciak once again hit the lofty benchmark she has
set herself this season. Read more here.
January 22, 2015 - Wisla wrestle the edge from Prague Wisla
Can-Pack strengthened their grip on a spot in EuroLeague Women Round 2
with an 86-72 home win against Group A rivals ZVVZ USK Prague on
Wednesday. Allie Quigley had one of her biggest performances of the
EuroLeague Women season on Wednesday night. Read more here.
January 21, 2015 - Saric is 2014 Young Men's Player of the Year Dario
Saric has joined Jonas Valanciunas and Ricky Rubio as a multiple winner
of the FIBA Europe Young Men's Player of the Year Award. FIBA Europe
announced that for a second year running, Dario Saric has been voted as
the 2014 FIBA Europe Young Men's Player of the Year. Read more here.
January 21, 2015 - Panel rejects Galatasaray appeal Euroleague
Basketball Disciplinary Appeals Panel on Wednesday rejected a petition
from Galatasaray Liv Hospital to mitigate sanctions imposed in December
by the independent disciplinary judge concerning incidents surrounding
the club's home game with Crvena Zvezda Telekom. Read more here.
January 21, 2015 - Cantekin left Mega and returned to Turkey Dusan
Cantekin has parted ways with Mega Leks. He will continue career in
Istanbul BBSK. Cantekin has arrived in Mega Leks last summer and he was
avaraging 6,6 points and 3,5 rebounds in ABA League this season. Read
January 21, 2015 - Brose Baskets signs playmaker Robinson Brose
Baskets Bamberg improved its backcourt by signing point guard Dawan
Robinson for the remainder of the season, the club announced Tuesday.
Robinson arrives from OpenjobMetis Varese, where he averaged 16.2
points in 15 Italian League games this season. Read more here.
January 21, 2015 - One half not enough for Union Olimpija Union
Olimpija suffered their second home defeat in the Eurocup Last 32
phase. After a seemingly secure at half time, their system fell apart
in the second part of the game and they lost to Bayern Munich, that
started the European season in Euroleague. Read more here.
January 21, 2015 - Tartu edge Avtodor in overtime Tartu
snatched a thrilling 106-105 overtime victory over Avtodor Saratov to
kick-start their EuroChallenge Last 16 campaign in Group K. Gert Dorbek
led Tartu with 24 points, with Talts collecting 23 points and 11
rebounds. Peterson and Downs finished with 22 points each for Avtodor.
Read more here.
January 21, 2015 - Johnson inspires Astana rout BC
Astana got off the mark in Group I of EuroChallenge Last 16 with a huge
win over Energia Targu-Jiu. Jerry Johnson poured in 29 points and
dished out 13 assists while Niklas Caner-Medley scored 25 to help
Astana bounce back from last week's loss to Enel Basket in considerable
style. Read more here.
January 20, 2015 - Nadezhda reach out to Dupree Short-handed
Nadezhda have turned to Candice Dupree to help ease their injury crisis
and continue their assault on landing a spot in the EuroLeague Women
play-offs. Nadezhda Orenburg will be the fourth team Candice Dupree has
represented in EuroLeague Women. Read more here.
January 20, 2015 - ABA league Round 18 MVP, Christopher Monroe Booker, Krka Christopher
Monroe Booker of Krka is the MVP of the 18th round of ABA League
2014-15 season with the valuation of 30 achieved at the game in Skopje
against MZT Skopje Aerodrom. For the first time in this season the MVP
of the round award goes to Novo mesto. Read more here.
January 20, 2015 - Eurocup Last 32, Round 3: Here comes the heart of the matter! As
the Eurocup Last 32 reaches its halfway point in Round 3, all teams
enter a crucial stretch that starts with a first of the two consecutive
games against the same opponent, home and away. Interestingly, all
seven 2-0 teams play on the road this week. Read more here.
January 20, 2015 - Crvena zvezda Telekom made the Playoffs! By
defeating Zadar in Belgrade, Crvena zvezda Telekom has officially
secured place in the Playoffs of ABA League! Eight rounds before the
end of the regular season! The man of the match - Charles Jenkins who
scored 11 points in a row at the start of the second half. Read more here.
January 20, 2015 - Salvadores is 2014 Young Women's Player of the Year At
17 years old, Angela Salvadores has become the youngest-ever winner of
the FIBA Europe Young Women's Player of the Year award. The
announcement was made by FIBA Europe after fans had been given one
month to cast their vote, alongside a panel of European basketball
experts. Read more here.
January 20, 2015 - Growing problems for Nadezhda They
may be fighting through adversity to continue collecting wins in both
Euroleague Women and the Russian League, but personnel problems are
threatening to wear down Nadezhda. Marina Kuzina broke a finger in
weekend domestic action. Read more here.
January 19, 2015 - Buducnost marches on with 4th straight win On
a tough away game in Zagreb, Buducnost VOLI managed to beat Cibona and
to score their fourth triumph in a row. Cibona now two wins behind
Partizan NIS in the battle for the last playoff spot. Vladimir Dasic
was the top scorer of the game with 18 points on his account. Read more
January 19, 2015 - Cedevita bounced back in style Cedevita
has returned on the winning path by defeating Igokea on the road by 29
points! Everything has been decided until the end of the first half.
Let us tell you the result after 20 minutes - 49:29! Zagreb side
finished the game with +29 win! Read more here.
January 19, 2015 - The dates for ABA league playoff games determined At
its session in Zagreb, ABA Sidro d.o.o. assembly determined the dates
for the games of the playoffs of 2014-15 season. Decision, which was
accepted with an unanimous vote, is that the playoffs will begin with
semi-final series on 14 April, while final series will be completed at
latest by 2 May. Read more here.
January 18, 2015 - Two-men show in Skopje Malcolm
Ray Armstead (26 points, 6 rebounds) and Christopher Booker (20 points,
13 rebounds) led Krka toward the away win against MZT Skopje Aerodrom.
Defense and the American tandem. Those were the main weapons of Krka in
the first half. Read more here.
January 18, 2015 - Partizan ended Metalac's streak Metalac
Farmakom was not able to extend its winning streak to five games, since
Partizan NIS was too good for them for the second time this season,
this time in Valjevo. This is the fith triumph in a row for the black
and whites. Read more here.
January 18, 2015 - Olimpija's crisis officially over Union
Olimpija ended their period of crisis, as the squad led by Ales Pipan
beat Mega Leks at home in Stozice Arena and put an end to their five
game losing streak. Alen Omic topped the scoresheet with 20 points,
while for Mega Leks Dusan Cantekin and Marko Keselj scored 15 points
each. Read more here.
January 18, 2015 - Szolnok's lesson in teamwork Szolnoki
Olaj stormed through Sofia and collected two points against Levski.
Levski was very good in the opening 6 minutes, even had the lead 10:6.
But then - the same story which follows squad of Konstantin Papazov
throughout the whole season. Read more here.
January 17, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 Round 3 bwin MVP: Nando De Colo, CSKA Moscow A
lot of Euroleague stars shined brightly in Top 16 Round 3, but none did
better than CSKA Moscow Nando De Colo, who led his team to a valuable
road win against Anadolu Efes. De Colo paced CSKA's 69-78 triumph with
his Euroleague career high of 22 points. Read more here.
January 17, 2015 - Third Top 16 defeat for Crvena zvezda Crvena
zvezda Telekom wrote down its third defeat of the Euroleague Top 16
stage, by losing to Galatasaray in front of 17,821 fans in Kombank
Arena. Crvena zvezda Telekom keeps waiting for its first triumph in the
Top 16 phase of the Euroleague. Read more here.
January 17, 2015 - ABA Adriatic league 2014-15, Game 18 preview Nothing
new in 2014-15 ABA Adriatic league regular season. After 17 played
games, Crvena zvezda Telekom is still undefeated and holds top position
at the standings.Game 18 will start today with four games scheduled.
Read more here.
January 16, 2015 - Ogwumike is EuroLeague Women Week 9 top performer Turning
it into something of habit, Dynamo Kursk's Nnemkadi Ogwumike has taken
EuroLeague Women Top Performer honours for the third time this season.
Coming in second on the list with an efficiency ranking of 33 was Astou
Ndour. Read more here.
January 16, 2015 - Kaunas tournament set to start The
ADIDAS NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT will make its third stop in the
Lithuanian basketball hotbed Kaunas from January 16-18 and features
four former champions – Zalgiris Kaunas, CSKA Moscow, Lietuvos Rytas
Vilnius and INSEP Paris and several more teams. Read more here.
January 16, 2015 - Schio add more road misery for Bourges Beretta
Famila Schio boosted their chances of reaching the EuroLeague Women
play-offs with a thunderous and eye-catching 79-59 Group B success
against Tango Bourges. Laura Macchi was on fire for Beretta Famila
against Bourges. Read more here.
January 15, 2015 - Last 32 Round 2 co-MVPs: Anthony Randolph of Lokomotiv and Halil Kanacevic of Olimpija The
second round of the Last 32 started to put things in place in the
standings as only four more games are ahead of us in this phase. When
the dust from all battles settled however, two players with great
performances emerged as the best of the week. Read more here.
January 15, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 Round 3: more and more exciting games! Round
3 of the 2014-15 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 gives four
undefeated teams the opportunity to consolidate their good position and
four winless teams to date the chance to jump into the victory column.
Read more here.
January 15, 2015 - Besiktas jump towards Quarter-Finals The
experience of Gulsah Akayya and Petra Kulichova has given Besiktas a
great chance of making the last eight of EuroCup Women after they
inspired a precious win at Peac-Pecs. Akayya had a team-high 16 points
for the visitors. Read more here.
January 15, 2015 - Ndour takes opportunity to shine A
power-packed performance by Astou Ndour was the headline in Istanbul as
Fenerbahce extended their home floor winning streak in EuroLeague Women
with a 79-54 win against BK Imos Brno. Ndour was unstoppable in the
paint and eventually finished with a stellar 30 points. Read more here.
January 15, 2015 - Memorable double keeps Kosice alive Good
Angels Kosice completed a memorable double over Galatasaray odeabank
with a nail-biting 59-50 home success to keep their feint play-off
hopes alive in EuroLeague Women Group A. Crystal Langhorne shone in the
morale-boosting win for Good Angels Kosice. Read more here.
January 14, 2015 - Bayern Munich's McCalebb out several weeks FC
Bayern Munich will be sidelined for several weeks due to a hand injury,
the club confirmed this weekend. McCalebb got injured in his team's
first Eurocup this season, in which Bayern beat JDA Dijon 93-84. He
tore the ligaments in a thumb. Read more here.
January 14, 2015 - Weems is EuroChallenge Last 16 Week 1 top performer Kyle
Weems of JSF Nanterre has earned Last 16 Week 1 Top Statistical
Performer honours for an outstanding performance in his team's 100-67
rout of Usak Sportif on Tuesday night. He scored 34 points for JSF
Nanterre versus Usak Sportif. Read more here.
January 14, 2015 - James' 33 in return not enough, Cavs lose sixth straight LeBron
James rejoined the Cavaliers and brought a lot of excitement with him.
Just not quite enough for a Cleveland victory. James scored 33 points
in his return from a two-week layoff but couldn't prevent the Cavaliers
from going down to their sixth straight loss, 107-100 to the Phoenix
Suns. Read more here.
January 14, 2015 - Late run powers Brindisi victory Enel
Basket Brindisi blew an early lead but pulled clear late on to top BC
Astana 74-65 in their Group I opener in the Last 16 of the
EuroChallenge. Marcus Denmon led Brindisi with 19 points while James
Mays scored 15 with eight rebounds and Delroy James had 13 points with
9 boards. Read more here.
January 14, 2015 - Knights too strong for Le Mans Magnofit
Gussing Knights eased to an 82-65 victory over Le Mans in their opening
game in the Last 16 of EuroChallenge. Le Mans, who had been inactive
for 2 weeks prior to the game, rallied in the 4th quarter after finally
shaking off the rust, but could not get close enough to truly worry
hosts. Read more here.
January 14, 2015 - Mo Williams scores 52, Wolves top Pacers to end 15-game skid Mo
Williams scored a career-high 52 points, most in the NBA this season,
and Minnesota Timberwolves snapped a 15-game losing streak with a
110-101 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night. Williams made
six 3-pointers, including one that gave Minnesota a 102-96 lead. Read
January 13, 2015 - ABA league Round 17 MVP, Milan Macvan, Partizan NIS Milan
Macvan of Partizan NIS is the MVP of the 17th round of ABA League
2014-15 season with the valuation of 30 achieved at the game in
Belgrade against Union Olimpija. He scored 21 points, had 7 rebounds, 2
assists, 2 steals and the overall index rating of 30! Read more here.
January 13, 2015 - Eurocup Last 32, Round 2: Last two champions face off The
heat rises going into Round 2 of the Last 32 on Tuesday and Wednesday
as 16 opening-game winners look to take strong positions atop their
groups while 16 first-week losers look to strike back quickly so as not
to slip in the standings. Read more here.
January 13, 2015 - Barcelona loses Oleson for 3 weeks FC
Barcelona has announced that shooting guard Brad Oleson will miss three
weeks with a sprained ankle ligament. Oleson (1.91 meters, 31 years
old) is averaging 8.3 points, 2.3 assists and 2 rebounds in 20.5
minutes through nine Euroleague games this season. Read more here.
January 13, 2015 - Lishchuk out 2 months for Valencia Eurocup
defending champion Valencia Basket has announced that veteran center
Serhiy Lishchuk will miss the next two months due to the recurrence of
a right leg injury. Lishchuk (2.10 meters, 32 years old) reinjured
himself in a Spanish League game on Sunday. Read more here.
January 13, 2015 - Celebration time in Zadar Zadar
was way too good for Cibona this time! Squad of Ante Nazor crushed the
reigning champion of the ABA League leaving it behind on -26! Both
coaches used the last quarter to give youngsters a chance to feel the
magic of the big derby. Read more here.
January 13, 2015 - Marinkovic signed a professional agreement Vanja
Marinkovic, who signed his first professional contract of his career,
became a member of Partizan NIS in 2011 and successfully played for
younger categories of team from Humska, while in the 2013-14 he became
a member of senior team. Read more here.
January 13, 2015 - Cup success and changes in Kosice It's
been an eventful week for Good Angels Kosice after they claimed another
Slovakian Cup title, signed Ta'Shauna Rodgers and waved goodbye to both
Erin Phillips and Magdalena Zietara. Maros Kovacik and his team rode to
an eleventh Cup success. Read more here.
January 12, 2015 - ALBA extends with Vargas for two more seasons ALBA
Berlin has extended contract with its guard Akeem Vargas, signing him
through 2016-17 season. Vargas (1.92 meters, 24 years old) is in his
second season in Berlin. In 12 games this Turkish Airlines Euroleague
debut season he has been averaging 12 minutes per game. Read more here.
January 12, 2015 - Williams "stole" win, Zvezda on number 17! Nikola
Kalinic was the player of the game, but it was marcus Williams who
eventually brought win for Crvena zvezda Telekom against Mega Leks.
American point guard stole the crucial ball in the last seconds and
extended the winning streak of his team. Read more here.
January 12, 2015 - Four in a row for Metalac Farmakom Metalac
Farmakom have achieved their fourth triumph in a row and settled
themselves comfortably in the middle of the standings by beating
Cedevita at home in Hala sportova, Valjevo. Cedevita lost for the
second time in a row. Read more here.
January 11, 2015 - Black and white celebration in sold out Pionir Partizan
NIS is a step closer to reaching the playoffs after handing one of
their main rivals for a spot in the top four their fifth defeat in a
row. 7,000 black and white fans gathered in Hala Pionir for what was
expected to be one of the key games for both teams this season. Read
January 11, 2015 - Two points stayed in Novo Mesto Krka
has finally managed to score a new win in the ABA League, but the final
score might mislead you to think that the home team had an easy job
against Igokea. The first half can be described in three words -
Malcolm Ray Armstead! Read more here.
January 10, 2015 - Metalac Farmakom added Protic Before
the 17th round clash against Cedevita, Metalac Farmakom strengthened
their ranks by adding in experienced point guard Nemanja Protic. Protic
is a well experienced ABA League player, which has been a member of two
ABA League teams before. Read more here.
January 10, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16, Round 2 co-MVPs: Felipe Reyes, Madrid and Brian Randle, Maccabi Round
2 of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 finished with joint bwin
MVPs. Brain Randle of Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv and Felipe Reyes of Real
Madrid each played critical roles in their teams' Thursday night
victories and finished with performance index ratings of 29. Read more here.
January 10, 2015 - MZT celebrated in Szolnok MZT
Skopje Aerodrom seized the second away win in this season after beating
Szolnoki Olaj in the opening game of the round 17. Szolnoki Olaj
accepted the fast game of MZT Skopje Aerodrom and it turned out to be a
fatal mistake. Read more here.
January 9, 2015 - ABA Adriatic league 2014-15, Game 17 preview Round
17 in 2014-15 ABA Adriatic league is right here. Still the same old
question, if Crvena zvezda Telekom will remain undefeated even after
this round. Red and whites rules competition with 16-0 perfect record.
At the moment, Buducnost VOLI is on the second place with 13-3 record.
Read more here.
January 9, 2015 - Euroleague Basketball's Bertomeu visits Maccabi Electra Euroleague
Basketball President and CEO Jordi Bertomeu was on hand at the newly
renamed Menora Mivtachim Arena to present home team star Devin Smith
the bwin MVP award for December and to hold a press conference for
Israeli media. Read more here.
January 9, 2015 - Michael Lee joined Szolnoki Olaj Michael
Lee has returned to the ABA League as he became the new player of
Szolnoki Olaj. Every true fan of the ABA League remembers Lee from the
season 2010-2011 when he played for Radnicki Kragujevac. Read more here.
January 9, 2015 - Crvena Zvezda could not stun Maccabi Crvena
zvezda Telekom suffered the second defeat in the Euroleague TOP 16
phase. Maccabi Electra was just too powerful and won the match in Tel
Aviv by 78:67. Home side entered this game as expected. All attention
in defense was put on Boban Marjanovic. Read more here.
January 8, 2015 - Eurocup Last 32 Round 1 MVP: Walter Tavares, Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas The
biggest man in the Eurocup brought all his skill and talent to the
floor on Wednesday. Walter Tavares dominated at both ends of the court
to lead Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas to a 76-91 road win at Dinamo
Banco di Sardegna Sassari. Read more here.
January 8, 2015 - Rezan is EuroLeague Women Week 8 top performer Marija
Rezan once again came up with a fantastic performance for CB Avenida
and earned EuroLeague Women Week 8 Top Performer honours while keeping
her team unbeaten at home. Marija Rezan powered CB Avenida with a
double-double. Read more here.
January 8, 2015 - Mozgov joins Blatt in Cleveland Russian
center Timofey Mozgov has been acquired by the Cleveland Cavaliers from
the Denver Nuggets, in exchange for two protected first-round draft
picks. Timofey Mozgov played for Coach Blatt with the Russian national
team. Read more here.
January 8, 2015 - Bonner helps Nadezhda blast past Torun A
big display by DeWanna Bonner was the inspiration for Nadezhda who
avoided a third straight EuroLeague Women loss by blasting their way to
an 82-50 win at Energa Torun. DeWanna Bonner top-scored for Nadezhda
with 24 points. Read more here.
January 8, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 Round 2: more and more action coming up! 2014-15
Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 resumes with eight great changes all
around the continent. Only two teams - ALBA Berlin and Nizhny Novgorod
- managed to get double-digit wins and as many as five squads -
including all four teams in Group F! - stole road wins right away. Read
January 8, 2015 - Cedevita's debutant win In
its first Eurocup game this season, Cedevita has beaten CAI Zaragoza in
Zagreb. Buducnost VOLI defeated by Banvit, Union Olimpija by Bamberg.
Cedevita, that began European season in Euroleague, started its Eurocup
journey in a successful fashion. Read more here.
January 8, 2015 - Late surge secures Galatasaray success After
failing to win any of their opening five EuroLeague Women games,
defending champions Galatasaray made it two in a row after a late surge
sealed a 59-48 win in Montpellier. Sancho Lyttle enjoyed herself in the
paint with 14 points and 11 rebounds for the winning team. Read more here.
January 8, 2015 - UMMC star Taurasi torches Prague A
stellar 28 point haul by Diana Taurasi helped UMMC get back to winning
ways after they collected an 84-74 EuroLeague Women win against ZVVZ
USK Prague. The veteran guard helped UMMC open the new calendar year on
a high. Read more here.
January 7, 2015 - Stanko Barac signed with Cedevita Center
Stanko Barac signed an agreement which bounds him with Cedevita until
the end of season. Cedevita until now had only one true center – Miro
Bilan – and it is expected that Barac's presence will be helpful for
them. Read more here.
January 7, 2015 - Boban Mitev is no longer MZT head coach MZT
Skopje Aerodrom announced that the club's management has accepted the
resignation, offered by their head coach Boban Mitev, so the head coach
will not be in charge of the senior team anymore. Team will be led by
Aleksandar Joncevski, who replaced Boban Mitev at the bench. Read more here.
January 7, 2015 - Blaz Mesicek MVP of Euroleague L'Hospitalet tournament Union
Olimpija junior Blaz Mesicek received a huge honour, since he became
the MVP of Euroleague's Adidas Next Generation Tournament in
L'Hospitalet. Blaž Mesicek of Union Olimpija, was the best player of
his team with an average of 18.8 points, 8.8 rebounds and 3.3 assists
per game. Read more here.
January 7, 2015 - Dirk seventh on NBA scoring list On
Tuesday night, Dirk Nowitzki once again proved punctual for his
appointment with basketball history. He scored his 27,412th NBA career
point in his team's 96-88 overtime win at Brooklyn Nets and surpassed
Moses Malone into seventh place on the NBA's all-time scoring list.
Read more here.
January 6, 2015 - Fenerbahce lose ground in TKBL They
may have bagged another piece of silverware after recent Turkish Cup
success, but Fenerbahce fell to an unthinkable third straight league
loss over the weekend. Fenerbahce have now fallen to fourth in the
standings and a 7-3 record after going down 58-50 at home to Adana
Botas. Read more here.
January 6, 2015 - Limoges adds former Eurocup champ Gelabale A
former Eurocup champ is switching French teams for the Last 32 as
Limgoes CSP announced Tuesday the signing of forward Mickael Gelabale
for the rest of the season. Gelabale played four Eurocup games during a
one-month contract with Strasbourg during the regular season. Read more
January 6, 2015 - Lietuvos Rytas reaches into past for shooter Jasaitis Two-time
Eurocup champion Simas Jasaitis has returned to his origins by signing
with Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius for the rest of the season. Jasaitis (2.03
meters, 32 years old) won the 2005 Eurocup title during his first,
five-season stint with Rytas, the main club in the city where he was
born. Read more here.
January 6, 2015 - Eurocup Last 32, Round 1: a fresh start! Everything
is set for the start of the Last 32 action. For the second season in a
row, the best 24 teams from the Eurocup regular season are joined by 8
teams eliminated from the Turkish Airlines Euroleague. Field features
five former champions, and both of last season’s finalist. Read more here.
January 6, 2015 - Cibona marches on towards playoffs Cibona
was better than Mega Leks in the battle of two young teams, that faced
themselves on the court of K.C. Dražen Petrovic in the 16th round of
ABA League. For the winning side Dominik Mavra topped the scoresheet
with 14 points on his account. Read more here.
January 5, 2015 - Strong Buducnost VOLI convincing in Skopje Buducnost
VOLI put on a dominant performance on the road in Jane Sandanski in the
16th round of ABA League, where they have outplayed MZT Skopje Aerodrom
and celebrated another convincing victory on their way towards securing
a playoffs spot. Read more here.
January 5, 2015 - Amazing Crvena zvezda Telekom set new record Crvena
zvezda Telekom was better than Union Olimpija for the second time this
season. With the victory in Stozice Arena the red and whites have set
the new ABA League record - 16 games long winning streak. For the
winning side, Nikola Kalinic scored 21 points. Read more here.
January 5, 2015 - Magnificent Partizan too strong for Cedevita Partizan
NIS put on a magnificent performance to knock down Cedevita in Hala
Pionir in the 16th round of ABA League. Many thing were decided in the
opening 7 minutes. Aleksandar Pavlovic scored the most for the winning
side - 19 points. Read more here.
January 5, 2015 - Dubljevic still main source of magic If
Montenegro want to realise their dream of contesting the podium at
EuroBasket Women 2015 and realising their Olympic ambitions, Jelena
Dubljevic will need to be at the peak of powers. Montengro finished
ninth at EuroBasket Women 2013, a result they want to top in 2015. Read
January 4, 2015 - Szolnoki Olaj back from -9 Szolnoki
Olaj grabbed their second win of the season against Igokea and they did
it by turning the game around and coming back from a nine point
deficit. This is their first ever victory over Igokea in Laktasi. David
Vojvoda scored 17 points for winners. Read more here.
January 4, 2015 - Armstead tragic hero in Valjevo With
amazing performances by Malcolm Armstead and Mirko Mulalic, Krka was
close to their second win of the season over Metalac Farmakom, but a
turnaround followed in the final minutes and in the end, Armstead
failed to take the two teams to overtime with the buzzer. Read more here.
January 4, 2015 - France star Yacoubou makes Schio return One
of the most unmistakable figures of women's basketball will soon be
back in EuroLeague Women action after Beretta Famila Schio confirmed
the return of Isabelle Yacoubou. Isabelle Yacoubou last suited up in
EuroLeague Women for Fenerbahce Istanbul in 2013-14. Read more here.
January 3, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 Round 1 bwin MVP: Taylor Rochestie, Nizhny Novgorod Two
games out due to injury did nothing to slow down the regular season's
best scorer, as Nizhny Novgorod guard Taylor Rochestie returned to
action with a bang this week as the first bwin MVP of the Top 16.
Rochestie was everywhere while leading Nizhny to a historic first Top
16 win. Read more here.
January 3, 2015 - Real Madrid too strong for Crvena zvezda Crvena
zvezda Telekom lost their opening game of Euroleague Top 16 against
last season's Final Four participant Real Madrid at home in Kombank
Arena. For Real Madrid, Rudy Fernandez poured in 15 points. Luka
Mitrovic and Maik Zirbes scored 13 points each for Crvena zvezda. Read
January 3, 2015 - Cibona parted ways with Markota Cibona
and their player Damir Markota mutually agreed on termination of their
contract, the club from Zagreb announced. Damir Markota, who arrived in
Zagreb in the middle of October will continue his career in Turkish
side Istanbul BSB. Read more here.
January 3, 2015 - ABA Adriatic league 2014-15, Game 16 preview First
game in new 2015. in ABA Adriatic league Regular Season. It will be
interesting to see if Crvena zvezda Telekom will continue to rule and
stay undefeated in 2015. So far, Crvena zvezda Telekom have 15-0
record. Action in Round 16 will start today with two games. Read more here.
January 2, 2015 - Rose leads Bulls over Nuggets 106-101 Derrick
Rose made up for all those misses with a bunch of big shots down the
stretch. There was a quite a struggle. Then there was quite a
transformation. Rose scored 13 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter,
and the Chicago Bulls beat the Denver Nuggets 106-101 on Thursday
night. Read more here.
January 2, 2015 - Eurocup Last 32 analysis: Group N Reigning
champion Valencia Basket and 2013 Eurocup winner Lokomotiv Kuban are
joined by SLUC Nancy and CSU Asesoft Ploiesti in Group N of the Last
32. The reigning Eurocup champion is back to defend its crown. Valencia
Basket started the season in Turkish Airlines Euroleague. Read more here.
January 2, 2015 - Cousins, Kings survive close one in Minnesota The
Sacramento Kings have been in a free fall since the surprising decision
to fire coach Michael Malone almost three weeks ago, and rock bottom
was staring them right in the face on Thursday night. The Minnesota
Timberwolves had wiped away a 13-point deficit. Read more here.
January 1, 2015 - Krasny Oktyabr retools with Hamilton, McGrath Krasny
Oktyabr Volgograd retooled its lineup with the signings of center
Lamont Hamilton and guard Donnie McGrath, who both arrive from Turkish
Airlines Euroleague clubs. Hamilton (2.08 meters, 30 years old) arrives
from Laboral Kutxa Vitoria. Read more here.
January 1, 2015 - Unics Kazan inks Ponkrashov to 3-year deal Unics
Kazan signed guard Anton Ponkrashov to a three-year deal on Wednesday.
The veteran guard takes the place of Nikos Zisis, who transferred to
Fenerbahce Ulker earlier in the week. Ponkrashov (2.00 meters, 28 years
old) arrives from fellow Russian club Krasny Oktybar Volgograd. Read
January 1, 2015 - Eurocup Last 32 analysis: Group M Group
M of the Last 32 features Neptunas Klaipeda, Besiktas IF, Paris
Levallois and Karsiyaka. Neptunas Klaipeda impressed often during its
debut Turkish Airlines Euroleague campaign and finished just a
tiebreaker short of reaching the Top 16. Read more here. Check news archive here.