October 22, 2014 - VEF Riga brings in Bradley VEF
Riga has brought in guard Ramel Bradley for a three-week trial with an
option to sign the player after that period. VEF registered Bradley for
the Eurocup and he will be available to make his debut this week.
Bradley averaged 10 points in two games for Turk Telekom in Turkey last
season. Read more here.
October 22, 2014 - CSU Asesoft Ploiesti inks veteran forward Hayes CSU
Asesoft Ploiesti fortified its roster by signing veteran small forward
Jarvis Hayes, who spent last season in Italy with Sidigas Avellino. The
contract is for the remainder of CSU Asesoft’s Eurocup campaign, though
the club retains the right to further extend the deal. Read more here.
October 21, 2014 - ABA legue Game 4 MVP, Luka Mitrovic, Crvena zvezda Telekom Luka
Mitrovic of Crvena zvezda Telekom is the MVP of the 4th round of ABA
League 2014-15 season with the valuation of 34 achieved at the game
against Mega Vizura. He scored 27 points, had 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 2
steals for the total index rating of 34! Read more here.
October 21, 2014 - Eurocup Regular Season Round 2: Opening-week winners seek 2-0 starts! After
an opening week in which teams got the first taste of the new Eurocup
campaign, it’s already time for Round 2 and another 16 exciting
clashes. The storyline is similar for all six groups, except that all
16 teams that were away from home last week now play in front of their
home fans. Read more here.
October 21, 2014 - Euroleague Basketball mourns José Luis Abós Euroleague
Basketball joins the family of Basket CAI Zaragoza and all of Spanish
and European basketball in mourning the loss Monday of the club's
longtime head coach, José Luis Abós, at the age of 53. Read more here.
October 21, 2014 - Benfica lift Supercup EuroChallenge
contenders Sport Lisboa Benfica celebrated on Sunday the conquest of
yet another title in Portugal, defeating Galitos 82-63 to lift the
Supercup (Supertaça de Portugal) trophy. Carlos Andrade had a 21-point,
10-rebound double-double. Read more here.
October 20, 2014 - Anadolu Efes Istanbul adds guard McGrath Anadolu
Efes Istanbul on Monday announced the signing of point guard Donnie
McGrath to a contract until the end of the season. McGrath (1.93
meters, 30 years old) arrives from Spartak St. Petersburg, where last
season he averaged 10.8 points and 5.1 assists in 10 Eurocup games.
Read more here.
October 20, 2014 - Crvena zvezda Telekom maintains their unbeaten run Crvena
zvezda Telekom is still undefeated this season - not only in ABA
League, but in all competitions - after beating Mega Vizura in the
fourth round of ABA League. Big men dominated the court this time, as
Luka Mitrovic topped Crvena zvezda Telekom's scoresheet with 27 points.
Read more here.
October 20, 2014 - Valencia extends Van Rossom through 2017 Valencia
Basket extended a contract of one of its best performers in Round 1,
Sam Van Rossom, for two more years. Van Rossom and Valencia had the
previous contract expire at the end of this season, but now Van Rossom
is committed to the club through 2016-17 season. Read more here.
October 18, 2014 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular season Round 1 bwin MVP: Boban Marjanovic, Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade The
tallest player in the 2014-15 Turkish Airlines Euroleague was also the
best one in the opening week of the competition, as center Boban
Marjanovic of Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade claimed bwin MVP honors
for regular season Round 1. Read more here.
October 18, 2014 - Milan Macvan back in Partizan NIS After
three rounds played in the ABA League, Partizan NIS decided to
strengthen their frontcourt. The new addition to the black and white
squad is Serbian international Milan Macvan, that returned to Belgrade
after two years spent in Turkey with Galatasaray. Read more here.
October 18, 2014 - Damir Markota signed with Cibona Damir
Markota is the new reinforcement of Cibona. Croatian international has,
on mutual satisfaction, signed with the Zagreb powerhouse until the end
of the season. Last season he was averaging 7.9 points and 4.3 rebounds
per game for Bilbao Basket in Spanish ACB League. Read more here.
October 17, 2014 - Panathiniakos signs Wright short term A
day before opening its new Turkish Airlines Euroleague campaign, the
Greek champion Panathinaikos Athens bolstered its frontcourt by signing
Julian Wright on a short-term contract. Wright (2.03 meters, 27 years
old) last played with Krasnie Krilya Samara in Russia. Read more here.
October 17, 2014 - Zmago Sagadin replaced by Vrbica Stefanov Coach
Zmago Sagadin is no longer in charge of MZT Skopje Aerodrom senior
team. The two sides agreed on mutual consent on termination of their
contract. He will be replaced by former Macedonian international Vrbica
Stefanov. Read more here.
October 17, 2014 - Flying start for Crvena zvezda Telekom Cedevita
and Crvena zvezda Telekom have started their this season's Euroleague
journeys. And they started in totally different ways. While Cedevita
lost at home to strong Unicaja, Zvezda outplayed Turkish side
Galatasaray in Kombank Arena. Read more here.
October 17, 2014 - Enisey get off the mark in VTB A
great number of EuroChallenge participants were in domestic or regional
league action midweek, with Russian side Enisey Krasnoyarsk claiming on
Wednesday their first victory this season. Elmedin Kikanovic had a
game-high 19 points in Enisey Krasnoyarsk's first win of the season.
Read more here.
October 16, 2014 - Eurocup Round 1 MVP: Brandon Triche, Virtus Rome Brandon
Triche will remember his Eurocup debut for years to come. Not only was
the Virtus Rome guard the star as his club rolled to a 59-88 victory at
Proximus Spirou Charleroi, but he is also the Eurocup Regular Season
Round 1 MVP. Read more here.
October 16, 2014 - New offensive rebound rule speeds game flow With
the start of the 2014-15 season in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague and
Eurocup, a new rule that helps improve the pace of the games will come
into force. Starting this week, after all offensive rebounds, the shot
clock will be reset to 14 seconds instead of the previous 24 seconds.
Read more here.
October 16, 2014 - Snytsina looking forward to Miskolc move Katsiaryna
Snytsina is looking forward to suiting up with Aluinvent Miskolc in
EuroCup Women. Returning from a strong individual showing with the
national team at the FIBA World Championship for Women in Turkey she
will certainly offer her new club side plenty of firepower. Read more here.
October 15, 2014 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season, Round 1: let the games begin! The
2014-15 Turkish Airlines Euroleague blasts off this week with the
regular season, played within six groups of four squads each. The best
four from each group after 10 games will advance to the Top 16. There
is a long list of contenders to reach the Final Four in Madrid next
May. Read more here.
October 15, 2014 - Limoges picks up small forward Southerland Limoges
CSP added another weapon by signing small forward James Southerland on
Tuesday. Southerland (2.04 meters, 24 years old) spent the preseason
with Portland of the NBA. He also played briefly for New Orleans and
Charlotte in the NBA last season. Read more here.
October 15, 2014 - Besiktas inks swingman Holland Besiktas
Integral Forex Istanbul added another weapon by signing swingman John
Holland for the remainder of the season. Holland (1.96 meters, 25 years
old) was already in Istanbul for the NBA Global Games, having been a
part of San Antonio Spurs preseason roster. Read more here.
October 15, 2014 - Marko Keselj signed with Mega Vizura Mega
Vizura strengthened it's roster by adding in former Serbian
international Marko Kešelj, who won the Euroleague champion title with
Olympiacos in 2012. Last season he spent with Asvel in France. Before
that he used to be a member of Girona, Avala Ada, Koln, Valencia and Le
Mans. Read more here.
October 15, 2014 - Hosts take UMMC Cup title Hometown
favourites Ekaterinburg have retained the UMMC Cup after a hard fought
61-54 success against EuroLeague Women rivals Nadezhda Orenburg in the
final of the prestigious pre-season competition. Read more here.
October 15, 2014 - Aili to add to Swedish links at Brno Frida
Aili is to continue recent strong tradition of BK Imos Brno harnessing
some of the best of Swedish talent at the elite level. Having penned a
deal to play with Udominate Basket in EuroCup Women weeks ago, she will
now step up to EuroLeague Women with the Czech club instead. Read more here.
October 14, 2014 - ABA League Game 3 MVP, James Brian Florence, Zadar James
Brian Florence of Zadar is the MVP of the 3rd round of ABA League
2014-15 season with the valuation of 31 achieved at the game against
Levski. This is the third season for James Brian Florence in the
ABA League! Read more here.
October 14, 2014 - Eurocup Regular Season, Round 1: the 2014-15 Eurocup is here! The
13th Eurocup season is set to start on October 14. As many as four
former champions - Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar and Khimki Moscow Region
of Russia, Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius of Lithuania and Hapoel Migdal
Jerusalem of Israel - lead the way but there are a lot of favourites.
Read more here.
October 13, 2014 - Zalgiris, injured Wayns part ways Lithuanian
champion Zalgiris Kaunas will start the season without point guard
Maalik Wayns, who left the club by mutual consent earlier this week.
Wayns, who was due to make his European debut this season, will have
surgery on his left knee. Read more here.
October 13, 2014 - Good Angels draft in Jones as cover Slovakian
champions Good Angels Kosice have replaced the injured Crystal
Langhorne with fellow American forward Asjha Jones. Having only
recently signed Langhorne and brought her back to the club, the player
needs to undergo surgery and her absence will be filled by her
compatriot. Read more here.
October 13, 2014 - Agu Spor Kulubu add Marginean EuroLeague
Women side Agü Spor Kulübü have signed Gabriela Marginean for the
forthcoming season. Formerly known as Kayseri Kaski spor, the Turkish
club have contracted a player who knows the TKBL well, having played
with Istanbul Üniversitesi BGD last season. Read more here.
October 11, 2014 - Bartzokas resigns Olympiacos bench, Tomic steps in! Less
than a week before opening day, the man who led Olympiacos Piraeus to
the 2012-13 Turkish Airlines Euroleague title, Georgios Bartzokas, has
resigned as head coach after two seasons with the club. Olympiacos
announced that it had accepted the resignation. Read more here.
October 11, 2014 - Luka Bogdanovic signed with Partizan NIS Two
sides have finally reached an agreement, so Partizan NIS will from now
on be stronger for Luka Bogdanovic (29). Luka Bogdanovic has been with
Partizan NIS during the whole preparation period. He played in all
friendly games, so he will certainly not need time to fit into the
team. Read more here.
October 10, 2014 - UMMC Ekaterinburg take Toliver on board UMMC
Ekaterinburg have opted to sign backcourt star Kristi Toliver for the
forthcoming season. The guard recently received a Slovakian passport
and stepped out as the naturalised player for her adopted country and
helped them to seal a spot at EuroBasket Women next year. Read more here.
October 10, 2014 - Maljkovic proud of Serbian rise Serbia
head coach Marina Maljkovic is adamant that her team's low-profile
finish to the FIBA World Championship for Women last weekend shouldn't
detract from a rapid rise to prominence. She took her team to the
quarter-finals in Turkey during their rookie appearance on the global
stage. Read more here.
October 10, 2014 - Mons triumph in Hainaut derby Not
only Mons ticked the win column in the new Belgian Scooore! League
campaign, but they did so by prevailing 73-69 over Eurocup side
Proximus Spirou Charleroi at home, in the particularly important to the
fans derby of the Hainaut region. Read more here.
October 9, 2014 - ALBA Berlin stuns the NBA champions! ALBA
Berlin made history by topping the NBA champion San Antonio Spurs 93-94
Wednesday on Jamel McLean's game-winner to open the NBA Global Games in
Europe this week. It was a thrilling finish to an exciting game in O2
World Arena in Berlin. Read more here.
October 9, 2014 - ABA League Game 2 MVP, Marcus Williams, Crvena zvezda Telekom The
MVP of ABA League round two for the 2014-15 season is the point guard
of Crvena zvezda Telekom Marcus Williams, who led the red and whites to
victory over Cibona in Zagreb. He achieved 19 points, 11 assists, 6
rebounds and a steal, which sums up for the valuation of 29. Read more here.
October 9, 2014 - Kings and Boras go top in Sweden As
of Tuesday night the two Swedish teams that participate in the
EuroChallenge, Södertälje Kings and Boras Basket, share the summit of
the domestic Basketligan standings. Södertälje prevailed 73-62 at KFUM
Nässjö while Boras secured 93-68 victory at Umeå BSKT. Read more here.
October 9, 2014 - No gala return for Zellous Reigning
EuroLeague Women champions Galatasaray odeabank have revealed they have
terminated their contract with shooting guard Shavonte Zellous. The
guard, who averaged double digits in points last year, allegedly didn't
show up to the club's pre-season camp. Read more here.
October 8, 2014 - Koivisto enjoys European taste In
the space of a year, Finnish guard Mikko Koivisto has turned from a
player who only got a sporadic taste of European basketball when
playing with the national team, to an international-competition
connoisseur. Read more here.
October 8, 2014 - Tony Parker to receive Player of the Year trophy San
Antonio Spurs and French legend Tony Parker will be presented with the
2013 FIBA Europe Player of the Year Award when the Spurs take on
Euroleague club ALBA Berlin at the O2 World Berlin venue on Wednesday
as the NBA Global Games touch down in Europe. Read more here.
October 7, 2014 - ABA Adriatic league 2014-15, Game 2 preview Just
three days after game 1 in ABA Adriatic league finished, new
excitements are already here. Game 2 will start today with three games
scheduled. Another four games will be played tomorrow, October 8. Read
October 7, 2014 - Barcelona: Eriksson to undergo knee surgery FC
Barcelona newcomer Markus Eriksson will be out indefinitely due to a
severe knee injury. Eriksson, who was set to make his Turkish Airlines
Euroleague debut with Barcelona this season, got injured in a Spanish
League game against Laboral Kutxa Vitoria this weekend. Read more here.
October 7, 2014 - Ulm win EuroChallenge derby Ratiopharm
Ulm ticked the win column in the German BEKO Bundesliga on Sunday and
did so at the expense of fellow EuroChallenge side Fraport Skyliners,
claiming a 77-70 victory on the road. Jaka Klobucar chipped in with
eight points. Read more here.
October 6, 2014 - ABA League Game 1 MVP, Nikola Jokic Mega Vizura Nikola
Jokic of Mega Vizura is the MVP of the opening round of ABA League
2014-15 season with the valuation of 44 achieved at the game in Sremska
Mitrovica against MZT Skopje Aerodrom. Jokic scored 27 points, grabbed
15 rebounds and dished out 4 assists. Read more here.
October 6, 2014 - USA take down Spain in Turkey 2014 Final to retain world title World
champions USA retained their title after rolling to a 77-64 triumph
against Spain in the Final of the 2014 FIBA World Championship for
Women. Geno Auriemma and his team eased their way to a fourth title
success in five outings at the event. Read more here.
October 6, 2014 - Lyttle, Torrens in All-Star five With
a historic 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women silver medal hanging
around their respective necks, Spain duo Alba Torrens and Sancho Lyttle
had an extra reason to smile in Istanbul. Both had the honour of being
named to the All-Star Five. Read more here.
October 3, 2014 - ABA Adriatic league 2014-15, Game 1 preview Here
we are, the start of 2014-15 ABA Adriatic league is right here. New
season, new excitements and a lot of good games for all ABA league
fans. Opening day of season is today, and we will see two games. Read
October 3, 2014 - Unicaja extends coach Plaza Unicaja
Malaga reached a new agreement with head coach Joan Plaza to keep
working together until the end of the 2015-16 season, the club
announced Thursday. Plaza, age 51, was under contract until the end of
the present season. Read more here.
October 3, 2014 - Zadar signed with Domagoj Bubalo Dalmatian
basketball pride KK Zadar signed a three year contact with center
Domagoj Bubalo, who arrived to Visnjik as a free agent, after he left
Jolly JBS Sibenik. Domagoj Bubalo was born in Mostar and spent his
first professional season in Pecara playing for Siroki Primorka. Read
October 3, 2014 - Panathinaikos strengthens backcourt with Blums Greek
champion Panathinaikos Athens added depth to its backcourt by
announcing the signing of veteran combo-guard Janis Blums to a
two-month contract on Thursday. Blums (1.90 meters, 32 years old)
arrives from Astana of Kazakhstan. Read more here.
October 2, 2014 - Marko Ljubicic returns to Metalac Farmakom The
latest signing of Metalac Farmakom is Marko Ljubicic, who returned to
Valjevo from Spanish side Manresa, where he spent last season.
Experienced point guard has already played in Metalac in the 2010/11
season, and back then he was the MVP of the Serbian Basketball League.
Read more here.
October 2, 2014 - Ksistof Lavrinovic replaces brother at Reggio Emilia Two-time
All-Euroleague selection Ksistof Lavrinovic will return to the Eurocup
for the first time in seven years after signing a short-term contract
to replace his injured twin brother, Darjus Lavrinovic, at Grissin Bon
Reggio Emilia. Read more here.
October 2, 2014 - Buducnost brings in assist master Cook Buducnost
VOLI Podgorica has signed one of the great assist men of the past
generation, Omar Cook. The sides agreed to a contract through December.
Cook was the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season runner-up in
assists with 5.9 per game for Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius. Read more here.
October 1, 2014 - Aili to suit up for Udominate Basket Sweden
international Frida Aili will represent Udominate Basket in EuroCup
Women next season after switching from arch rivals, Norrkoping
Dolphins. The guard arrives in Umea having posted a strong domestic
campaign last year with 12.9 points and 2.3 assists per game. Read more
October 1, 2014 - Schio continue SuperCup dominance Reigning
Italian champions Beretta Famila Schio have added to their impressive
list of honours after securing a fourth successive Supercup success
over the weekend. Miguel Mendez and his team defeated Gesam Gas Lucca
by 66-58. Read more here.