July 4, 2015 - Neptunas Klaipeda signs Siksnius for two years Neptunas
Klaipeda signed swingman Arvydas Siksnius to a two-year contract on
Friday. Siksnius (1.96 meters, 27 years old) arrives from fellow
Lithuanian side Juventus Utena, for whom he averaged 11.4 points, 3.4
rebounds. Read more here.
July 4, 2015 - Besiktas brings in veteran forward Akyol Besiktas
Integral Forex Istanbul signed veteran forward Cenk Akyol to a
multi-year contract on Thursday. The deal is for two seasons with an
option for a third year. Akyol (1.97 meters, 28 years old) arrives from
Anadolu Efes Istanbul. Read more here.
July 4, 2015 - Nikolovski leaves MZT, Mijatovic extends Center
Kiril Nikolovski will no longer wear the MZT Skopje Aerodrom jersey,
since the two sides have agreed to part ways after the end of the
season. On the other hand, Danilo Mijatovic will stay in Skopje for
another season. Read more here.
July 4, 2015 - Lukajic stays at Igokea for two more seasons The
cooperation between head coach Zeljko Lukajic and Igokea is extended on
two more seasons. After six successful months and winning the BiH Cup
and BiH Championship, the management of the club and head coach have
decided that the story should go on on mutual satisfaction. Read more here.
July 4, 2015 - Day one success no fluke for Slovak Republic Slovak
Republic followed up their impressive demolition of Latvia with a 60-57
victory against Turkey on the second day of U20 European Championship
Women. Lucia Hadacova was one of four Slovak Republic players to score
in double figures, going for 12 points and 10 rebounds. Read more here.
July 4, 2015 - Unlucky Kleber drops out of German squad Germany
head coach Chris Fleming stated on Friday that he's been forced to
leave up-and-coming power forward Maximilian Kleber out of his squad
for EuroBasket 2015, due to injury. The German Basketball Federation
(DBB) announced that Kleber just underwent foot surgery. Read more here.
July 3, 2015 - Euroleague head coaches take the stage at EBI Annual Workshops The
second and third days of the EBI Annual Workshops on Thursday and
Friday brought the head coaches from around the Turkish Airlines
Euroleague to Barcelona to give their opinions on the competition's
progress going forward . Read more here.
July 3, 2015 - Brindisi adds forward Scott Enel
Brindisi keeps getting ready for its Eurocup debut next season by
inking forward Durand Scott to a one-year deal on Friday. Scott (1.96
meters, 25 years old) arrives from Hapoel Tel Aviv, where he averaged
15.2 points. Read more here.
July 3, 2015 - Reggio Emilia adds De Nicolao to backcourt Grissin
Bon Reggio Emilia strengthened its backcourt ahead of its return to the
Eurocup, signing Andrea De Nicolao to handle the club’s point guard
duties. De Nicolao (1.83 meters, 24 years old) arrives from Italian
second division club Scaligera Verona. Read more here.
July 3, 2015 - Finalists named for 2015 Devotion Marketing Awards ALBA
Berlin, Olympiacos Piraeus and Valencia Basket are the finalists for
the 2015 Devotion Marketing Awards, which recognize excellence on the
part of Euroleague Basketball clubs at achieving visibility and impact
in the entertainment market. Read more here.
July 3, 2015 - Mahkovic and Rupnik added to Slovenia NT Slovenia
national team head coach has added eight new players to his preliminary
squad ahead of EuroBasket 2015 and two players, that proved themselves
in the ABA League last season, Blaz Mahkovic and Luka Rupnik from Union
Olimpija, are among them. Read more here.
July 3, 2015 - Unicaja signs Nedovic for two seasons Unicaja
Malaga will put its offense in the hands of Nemanja Nedovic after
signing the point guard for the next two seasons. Nedovic (1.91 meters,
24 years old) arrives from Valencia Basket, for whom he averaged 8
points, 3.6 assists and 1.4 steals. Read more here.
July 3, 2015 - Maccabi Electra lands sharpshooter Yivzori Maccabi
Electra Tel Aviv added another important piece to its backcourt by
signing shooting guard Dagan Yivzori to a three-year deal. Yivzori
(1.93 meters, 29 years old) arrives from Maccabi Bazan Haifa, for whom
he averaged 12.2 points. Read more here.
July 3, 2015 - Euroleague Basketball appoints Richard Stokes as Director, Refereeing Euroleague
Basketball is proud to announce that Richard Stokes, one of the top
officiating experts in Europe has been named as the organisation's new
Director, Refereeing. He will take over the duties of managing the
officiating across the Euroleague, Eurocup and the ANGT competitions.
Read more here.
July 3, 2015 - Olympiacos adds Strawberry flavor to roster Olympiacos
Piraeus bolstered its perimeter attack by signing swingman D.J.
Strawberry to a two-year deal. Strawberry (1.96 meters, 30 years old)
arrives from Pinar Karsiyaka Izmir, which he helped reach the Eurocup
Quarterfinals and win the Turkish League championship last season. Read
July 3, 2015 - SKY Mexico extends agreement to broadcast Euroleague games through 2022 Euroleague
Basketball is proud to announce that SKY Mexico will remain its
official partner through the 2021-22 season thanks to 5-year extension
of the existing agreement between the two parties on rights to
broadcast Euroleague games in Central and South America and The
Caribbean Basin. Read more here.
July 3, 2015 - Maccabi Electra, Ohayon pen new three-year deal Maccabi
Electra Tel Aviv made sure to keep Yogev Ohayon with the club through
his prime by signing the guard to a new three-year contract. Ohayon
(1.89 meters, 28 years old) has already been with the club for four
seasons and helped it win the 2014 Turkish Airlines Euroleague. Read
July 3, 2015 - Steaua Bucharest lands veteran playmaker Marinovic Steaua
CSM EximBank Bucharest signed veteran point guard Marko Marinovic to
lead the club’s attack on its maiden voyage in the Eurocup. Marinovic
(1.83 meters, 32 years old) is a former Eurocup champion and could
become the competition’s all-time leader in assists this coming season.
Read more here.
July 3, 2015 - Le Mans signs former Eurocup champ Gelabale Le
Mans Sarthe Basket signed veteran forward Mickael Gelabale, one of the
most-accomplished players in French basketball, to a two-year contract.
Gelabale (2.01 meters, 32 years old) is a former Eurocup champion and
has won the European Championship with the French national team. Read
July 3, 2015 - Lietuvos Rytas signs center Gudaitis away from Zalgiris Two-time
Eurocup champion Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius bolstered its frontcourt by
bringing aboard center Arturas Gudaitis, who arrives from archrival
Zalgiris Kaunas, the club announced Thursday. Gudaitis signed a
two-year contract after two years that he spent with Zalgiris. Read
July 3, 2015 - Aris adds swingman Zaras Aris
Thessaloniki improved its roster weeks ahead of its Eurocup return by
inking guard Thodoris Zaras to a two-year deal on Thursday. Zaras (1.97
meters, 27 years old) arrives from KAO Dramas, where he averaged 13.2
points and 2.3 assists in 25 Greek League games last season. Read more here.
July 2, 2015 - Euroleague stars tip off EBI Annual Workshops in Barcelona The
fourth edition of the Euroleague Basketball Institute Annual Workshops
started with a bang on Wednesday as player representatives from the
Turkish Airlines Euroleague teams spent the day together going behind
the scenes at the company's headquarters. Read more here.
July 2, 2015 - Maccabi Electra rebuilds frontline with Mbakwe Maccabi
Electra Tel Aviv signed rebounding stud Trevor Mbakwe for the three
upcoming seasons. Mbakwe (2.07 meters, 26 years old) arrives from Brose
Baskets Bamberg, which he led to the German League titles last season.
Read more here.
July 2, 2015 - Size matters on Ukraine preliminary squad Ukraine
head coach Evgeni Murzin has made public a 22-man EuroBasket 2015
preliminary roster which impressively includes no less than seven
'7-footers' (2.13m). Coach Murzin's preliminary squad features a total
of 14 players standing at two meters or more. Read more here.
July 2, 2015 - CSKA adds firepower with Higgins CSKA
Moscow improved its backcourt for the upcoming Turkish Airlines
Euroleague season by inking guard Cory Higgins to a one-year deal on
Wednesday. CSKA has an option to extend it until the end of the 2016-17
season. Read more here.
July 2, 2015 - FC Bayern Munich adds power forward Kleber FC
Bayern Munich reached an agreement with power forward Maxi Kleber to
work together until the end of the 2016-17 season, the club announced
Wednesday. Bayern keeps an option to extend his deal for another year.
Kleber arrives from Rio Natura Monbus Obradoiro. Read more here.
July 2, 2015 - Limoges re-signs Zerbo through 2020 French
League champion Limoges CSP made sure a familiar face stick around
until the next decade with the announcement Wednesday that center
Frejus Zerbo penned a five-year contract extension, until the end of
the 2019-20 season. Read more here.
July 2, 2015 - Reyer Venice signs Tonut through 2019 One
of the best Italian prospects is set to make his Eurocup debut next
season, as Umana Reyer Venice announced the arrival of shooting guard
Stefano Tonut, who penned a four-year deal with his new team on
Wednesday. Read more here.
July 2, 2015 - Reggio Emilia keeps coach Menetti Grissin
Bon Reggio Emilia and coach Massimiliano Menetti will stay together for
two more seasons, the club announced Wednesday. Fresh off leading the
team to the Italian League finals, Menetti signed a contract extension
until the end of the 2016-17 season. Read more here.
July 1, 2015 - JSF Nanterre tabs scoring ace Robinson One
of the best scorer in last year's Eurocup regular season switched teams
on Wednesday, as JSF Nanterre announced the arrival of point guard
Gerald Robinson, who inked a one-year deal with the French powerhouse.
Read more here.
July 1, 2015 - Alexander Gomelskiy Coach of the Year award won by Real Madrid's Pablo Laso After
guiding Real Madrid to a pair of dominant victories at the Turkish
Airlines Euroleague Final Four and winning the club's first continental
crown in two decades, Pablo Laso has been voted by his peers as the
2014-15 Euroleague Basketball Alexander Gomelskiy Coach of the Year.
Read more here.
July 1, 2015 - Brose Baskets lands Patrick Heckmann As
it gets ready to return to the Turkish Airlines Euroleague, German
League champion Brose Baskets Bamberg made its first off-season roster
addition, signing German national team forward Patrick Hekcmann to a
three-year deal. Read more here.
July 1, 2015 - Galatasaray holds on to Coach Ataman Galatasaray
Liv Hospital Istanbul reached a new agreement with head coach Ergin
Ataman to keep working together until the end of the 2016-17 season,
the club announced Wednesday. Ataman, age 49, has coached Galatasaray
in the last three seasons. Read more here.
July 1, 2015 - Crvena Zvezda extends term of Coach Radonjic As
it prepares to compete in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague for a third
consecutive season, Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade extended the
contract of head coach Dejan Radonjic for two more seasons, the club
announced Tuesday. Read more here.
July 1, 2015 - Sulovic goes to Dinamo Mega
Leks began making first changes in the roster after the end of 2014-15
season. One of them is departure of power forward Nenad Sulovic, who
moved to Romanian side Dinamo from the capital of Bucuresti. Read more here.
July 1, 2015 - Ales Pipan remains on MZT bench Champions
of F.Y.R. of Macedonia, MZT Skopje Aerodrom has officially announced
the extension of the cooperation with tactician Ales Pipan, who will
continue to lead the team from Jane Sandanski in the 2015-16 season.
Read more here.
July 1, 2015 - Panathinaikos names Djordjevic head coach Panathinaikos
has named Serbian national team coach Aleksandar Djordjevic as its new
head coach. Djordjevic, 47, was a legendary point guard and Euroleague,
EuroBasket and world champion as a player. He guided Serbian national
team to the silver medal at FIBA World Cup last season. Read more here.
July 1, 2015 - Fenerbahce lands two-time champ Antic Fenerbahce
Ulker Istanbul added valuable experience to its roster by inking former
Turkish Airlines Euroleague champion Pero Antic to a two-year deal on
Tuesday. Fenerbahce will retain an option to push the deal until the
end of the 2017-18 season. Read more here.
July 1, 2015 - FC Bayern Munich signs Renfroe at guard FC
Bayern Munich signed guard Alex Renfroe for the coming season, Renfroe
(1.91 meters, 29 years old) arrives from Munich’s German league rival
ALBA Berlin, which he helped carry to the verge of the Turkish Airlines
Euroleague playoffs last season. Read more here.
July 1, 2015 - Zenit adds young talent Timma One
of the most promising forwards in European basketball switched Eurocup
teams, when Zenit St. Petersburg announced the arrival of Janis Timma,
who arrives from VEF Riga. Timma (2.01 meters, 21 years old) averaged
12.6 points and 4.7 rebounds in 9 Eurocup games last season. Read more here.
July 1, 2015 - CAI Zaragoza lands Benzing CAI
Zaragoza started to put together a competitive roster for the
foreseeable future by inking small forward Robin Benzing to a two-year
dea. Benzing arrives from FC Bayern Munich, where he averaged 7.9
points in 8 Turkish Airlines Euroleague games last season. Read more here.
July 1, 2015 - Bilbao Basket signs Ruoff Dominion
Bilbao Basket added fire power to its roster by inking small forward
Alex Ruoff to a two-year deal on Monday. Ruoff (1.98 meters, 28 years
old) arrives from Goettingen, where he averaged 14.8 points, 4.1
rebounds and 5.1 assists in 28 German League games last season. Read
July 1, 2015 - Nymburk signs De Zeeuw and Sant-Roos, extends Hruban The
perennial Czech champion CEZ Basketball Nymburk continues to shape its
roster for the return to the Eurocup, adding small forward Howard
Sant-Roos and power forward Maxime De Zeeuw, while extending contract
with Vojtech Hruban, club announced on Monday. Read more here.
July 1, 2015 - VEF Riga adds Meiers One
of the best Latvian players switched teams on Tuesday when VEF Riga
announced the arrival of Martins Meiers, who penned a two-year deal
with his new team. Meiers (2.08 meters, 24 years old) arrives from
Ventspils, where he averaged 4.6 points. Read more here.
July 1, 2015 - Neptunas puts Adomaitis in charge Ahead
of Eurocup return next season, Neptunas Klaipeda appointed Dainius
Adomaitis as its new head coach. Adomaitis, who signed a two-year
contract, has been voted Coach of the Year in Lithuania last season
after leading Juventus Utena to the third place in the Lithuanian
League. Read more here.
July 1, 2015 - Steaua keeps Barac, team captain Paul Steaua
CSM EximBank Bucharest started to get ready for its Eurocup debut next
season by reaching a new agreement with guards Pankracije Barac and
Mihail Paul, who will keep playing for the team next season. Versatile
guard Barac (1.96 meters, 33 years old) averaged 15.4 points. Read more
June 30, 2015 - Reyer Venezia lands Mike Green Reyer
Venezia bolstered its roster while preparing for its Eurocup debut as
on Monday, the Italian team announced point guard Mike Green. Green
(1.85 meters, 30 years old) arrives from Paris Levallois where last
season he averaged 10.8 points. Read more here.
June 30, 2015 - Valencia Basket announces Luke Sikma Valencia
Basket announced on Monday the addition of Luke Sikma for the next two
seasons. Sikma (2.03 meters, 26 years old) arrives from Iberostar
Tenerife of the Spanish League, where last season he was on of the main
protagonists. Read more here.
June 30, 2015 - AEK Athens lands Diplaros long term AEK
Athens announced on Monday the signature of a five-year contract with
young guard Nikos Diplaros. Diplaros (18 years old, 2,00 meters)
arrives directly from the Greek fourth division, as he played with
Esperos Patras. Read more here.