March 8, 2014 - Panathinaikos and Pedoulakis part ways! Panathinaikos
Athens and head coach Argiris Pedoulakis parted ways on Saturday,
following a Top 16 Round 9 home loss by 61-68 to Group E's last-place
team coming into the game, Laboral Kutxa Vitoria. Read more here.
March 8, 2014 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16, Round 9 bwin MVP: Zoran Dragic, Unicaja Malaga Zoran
Dragic of Unicaja Malaga couldn't have chosen a better night to nail
down his first bwin MVP of the Week honor. Dragic hit the ground
running on Friday and didn't stop until Unicaja owned an 83-75 victory
against Anadolu Efes and sole possession of 3rd place in Top 16 Group
E. Read more here.
March 7, 2014 - Zirkova return fuels Slovak Republic Five
years after she last pulled on a national team vest, the legendary
Zuzana Zirkova looks destined to return and spearhead Slovak Republic
as they try to book a coveted place at EuroBasket Women 2015. Read more
March 7, 2014 - Ocete still sliding onto the radar Gaby
Ocete may not yet be a name regularly on the lips of EuroLeague Women
fans, but rather tellingly, she certainly features prominently on the
scouting reports drawn up by opponents of Rivas Ecopolis. Read more here.
March 6, 2014 - Jackson is leaving Ljubljana Union
Olimpija split with its point-guard Cedric Jackson after it was
confirmed he will need a longer period to recover after the latest
injury. Jackson was the main team's point-guard but had problems with
injuries already in early months of the season. Read more here.
March 6, 2014 - First-Leg cushion sees Kursk into Final Former
winners Dynamo Kursk fell to a 57-62 home floor loss in the second leg
of their EuroCup Women semi-final clash with Istanbul Universitesi, but
still booked their second showpiece final slot in three seasons. Read
March 6, 2014 - Eurocup Eighthfinals Game 1 MVP: Darjus Lavrinovic, Budivelnik Kiev The
Eurocup Eighthfinals are at a halt for now in the midpoint after Game
1. There were results for all tastes with some blowouts and some narrow
wins, but when the dust settled, Darjus Lavrinovic of Budivlenik Kiev,
emerged as weekly MVP. Read more here.
March 6, 2014 - Champions get to defend title Current
EuroCup Women holders Dynamo Moscow will defend their title in the 2014
final after erasing a six-point deficit from the first leg of the
semi-finals to collect an emphatic 86-66 success in game two against
Villeneuve D'Ascq. Read more here.
March 6, 2014 - Szolnok win in League debut EuroChallenge
quarter-finalists Szolnoki Olaj joined action in the Hungarian first
division for the first time this season on Wednesday and made sure to
leave a lasting impression on their debut. Marton Bader fell one
rebound short of a double-double in Szolnok's win over Sopron. Read
March 6, 2014 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 Round 9: the battle continues! 2013-14
Euroleague Top 16 is heating up for as much excitement as ever, with
Round 9 looming as a potentiall pivotal week as teams keep fighting to
get closer to the playoffs. In fact, the first playoffs spot could be
clinched this week if FC Barcelona can stay undefeated. Read more here.
March 5, 2014 - Zalgiris loses Jankunas for a month Zalgiris
Kaunas team captain Paulius Jankunas is set to be sidelined for a month
due to a right toe fracture, the club announced Wednesday. Jankunas was
injured in practice and even though tests ruled out the need for
surgery, he is expected to be off the cour for four weeks. Read more here.
March 5, 2014 - Kosice ink Osipova, Casas ruled out Good
Angels Kosice have boosted their Final Eight prospects by inking
veteran Irina Osipova, whilst Rivas Ecopolis are reeling from Queralt
Casas being ruled out of action for up to two months. Read more here.
March 5, 2014 - Murphy records a personal best When
the curtain came down on the EuroLeague Women regular season, Eshaya
Murphy was able to reflect with satisfaction on the most productive
period of her career. Eshaya Murphy has returned to her best form with
Perfumerias Avenida. Read more here.
March 4, 2014 - Tartu Waltz into BBL Quarter-Finals EuroChallenge
Group I winners Tartu University Rock swept Jekabpils 2-0 with
characteristic ease and have punched their ticket to the quarter-finals
of the Baltic Basketball League (BBL). Dilys paved the way for Tartu
with a game-high 21 points and also six rebounds. Read more here.
March 4, 2014 - ABA Adriatic league Round 22 MVP, Nikola Ivanovic, Buducnost VOLI Talented,
but excellent as well, point guard Nikola Ivanovic of Buducnost VOLI is
the MVP of ABA League 22nd round with valuation of 36, achieved in the
clash against Szolnoki Olaj. Dario Saric of Cibona had the highest
number of rebounds. Read more here.
March 4, 2014 - Eurocup Eighthfinals Game 1: The battle for the Eurocup title resumes! Eurocup
fans, here come the Eurocup Eighthfinals. With the road to the Eurocup
title now determined, the eighthfinals mark the first of four phases of
two-game elimination series in which the team with the highest
aggregate scored will advance. Read more here.
March 4, 2014 - Nadezhda increase options with Babkina Latvian
guard Elina Babkina is making a switch from WBC Novi Zagreb to
EuroLeague Women Final Eight hopefuls Nadezhda Orenburg. Babkina
averaged 9.8 points and 3.5 assists in the Croatian capital and will
now step out for Nadezhda. Read more here.
March 4, 2014 - Heavyweights avoid upsets Yet
more splendid work from Angel McCoughtry helped Fenerbahce sneak a
narrow and vital 66-62 road win at Mersin Buyuksehir to help maintain
the pressure on Galatasaray odeabank who still top the pile in the
TKBL. Read more here.
March 3, 2014 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague MVP for February: Ante Tomic, FC Barcelona History
has shown that the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 is one of the
toughest phases in any basketball competition, and experts agree that
this season's Group E is among the strongest ever assembled in the
competition. Read more here.
March 3, 2013 - Valencia, Coach Perasovic agree on contract extension Eurocup
Eighthfinalist Valencia Basket announced that is has come to terms with
head coach Velimir Perasovic on a contract extension. Perasovic will
remain with Valencia through the 2014-15 season and the contract
includes an option for the 2015-16 season, too. Read more here.
March 3, 2014 - Budivelinik, Khimik home games moved Due
to the unstable situation in Ukraine, Euroleague Basketball has taken
the decision to move both Eurocup games due to have been played there
this week to alternative locations. The first game of the Eurocup
Eighthfinals phase will now be played at Zalgirio Arena in Kaunas. Read
March 3, 2014 - Sweden hand reins to Sodertalje's Bosnic Swedish
Basketball Federation (SBBF) announced that they have agreed with
Vedran Bosnic to succeed Bradley Dean in the role of head coach of
their senior national team. Bosnic is currently in his fourth season in
charge of Swedish champions Sodertalje Kings. Read more here.
March 3, 2014 - Suns scorch Hawks in 1st half of 129-120 win Phoenix
Suns might be excused for their defensive lapses. They were putting
most of their energy into a record-setting offensive display. Suns
achieved season highs in total points, points in a half and assists,
and tied their single-game best for made 3-pointers. Read more here.
March 3, 2014 - Noah leads Bulls to easy 109-90 win against Knicks The
Chicago Bulls were open all over the floor, so Joakim Noah kept
collecting assists. Jumpers for Jimmy Butler and Kirk Hinrich. A dunk
for Taj Gibson, another jumper for Butler, and on and on it went. The
All-Star center put on quite a show. Read more here.
March 1, 2014 - ABA Adriatic league 2013-14, Game 22 preview Game
22 in ABA Adriatic league will start today with three games. Things
getting more and more interesting and exciting as we coming closer to
the end of the regular season. After 21 played games, Crvena Zvezda
Telekom is leader with 17-4 record. Read more here.
March 1, 2014 - Top 16, Round 8 bwin MVP: Ante Tomic, FC Barcelona On
Thursday night, Ante Tomic delivered another magnificent display to
claim his second consecutive bwin weekly MVP award. The All-Euroleague
center was again in top form in Top 16 Round 8 to set three new career
highs. Read more here.
March 1, 2014 - Szolnoki Olaj released Warren and welcomed Pilcevic Szolnoki
Olaj made a switch in their squad at the point guard position. They
have released one of the best point guards in the league Willie Warren
and signed with Radenko Pilcevic, who comes from Radnicki Kragujevac.
Read more here.
March 1, 2014 - Ivanovic and Zdovc chose their assistants Half
a year before the beginning of the competitions this summer for both
national teams, basketball federations of Bosnia and Herzegovina and
Slovenia named the assistant coaches for their national teams. Read
March 1, 2014 - National Cups: Cedevita won the title For
the second time in club's history Cedevita became the champion of
Croatian National Cup. They did it by overcoming Zadar in the
semi-final and later the city rival KK Zagreb in the final game. They
won both games convincingly and deservedly won the title. Read more here.
March 1, 2014 - EuroChallenge Last 16 by the numbers There
can be no doubt that Royal Hali Gaziantep stole the limelight in the
EuroChallenge last 16, as they were the only team to complete this
stage undefeated. Oliver Stevic and Royal Hali Gaziantep have made up
for a low-scoring offence with high-pressue defence. Read more here.
March 1, 2014 - EuroLeague Women: Week 14 review The
Australian Opals are blessed with some incredible frontcourt players
and that is best evidenced by the fact that Marianna Tolo has found
herself in a queue to represent her country. Marianna Tolo has been one
of the most consistent inside players in the regular season. Read more here.