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May 28, 2017 - Army Men overpower Loko in Game 2
CSKA defeated Lokomotiv-Kuban at home in Game 2 of the playoff semifinals, 84-71. CSKA took control late in the 3rd quarter, knocking down nine of 10 free-throw attempts to go with 3’s from Nikita Kurbanov and Nando De Colo. Read more here.

May 27, 2017 - Zenit seizes 2-0 lead
Zenit defeated Khimki at home in Game 2 of the playoff semifinals, 92-89. Leading by as much as 16 midway through the 2nd quarter, visiting Khimki had an excellent chance to steal home-court advantage in Game 2 of the semifinals. Read more here.

May 27, 2017 - Rasic-less U-BT Cluj-Napoca sweep Steaua CSM for Romanian title
Before hosting the FIBA EuroBasket 2017 later this year, the city of Cluj-Napoca recaptured its basketball dazzle, with local side U-BT Cluj-Napoca becoming the newly-crowned Romanian Basketball League champions. Read more here.

May 27, 2017 - CSKA wins shootout vs. Loko
CSKA defeated Lokomotiv-Kuban at home in Game 1 of the playoff semifinals, 101-95. CSKA and Loko surprised everyone in the first half by engaging in a full-fledged shootout, combining for 110 points in the opening 20 minutes! Read more here.

May 27, 2017 - Dimitris Itoudis named Coach of the Year
CSKA head coach Dimitris Itoudis has been named the 2016-17 VTB United League Coach of the Year. He received his award today prior to Game 1 of the playoff semifinals against Lokomotiv. League president Sergey Kushchenko was at the game to present Itoudis with the award. Read more here.

May 26, 2017 - Zenit draws first blood
Zenit defeated Khimki at home in Game 1 of the semifinals, 99-95. Stefan Markovic, the Serbian guard gave Zenit a much-needed win to open the series, stepping up in crunch time. He also nearly recorded a double-double with 13 points and nine assists. Read more here.

May 26, 2017 - Cibona have taken the lead in the Croatian Championship Finals
Cibona defeated Cedevita in Game 3 of the 2016/17 Croatian Championship Finals and took the lead in the series - 2-1. The Wolves are therefore just one win away from winning the national title. Cibona have been in front during the whole match. Read more here.

May 26, 2017 - Donar Groningen complete back-to-back in the Netherlands
Donar Groningen did not encounter any major obstacles in the final stretch of the Dutch Basketball League season, as the Erik Braal-coached club completed the club's first back-to-back in the Netherlands. Jeter scored 22 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. Read more here.

May 25, 2017 - Double domestic crown for Union Olimpija
Union Olimpija of Ljubljana have been crowned as the new Slovenian national champions, after they have won three out of the four opening games of the Finals of Slovenian National Championship against Rogaska. Read more here.

May 25, 2017 - Sixth straight national championship trophy for MZT
In the decisive fifth game of the series in the Macedonian National Championship Finals, MZT Skopje Aerodrom have prevailed over Karpos Sokoli after a thrilling finish at home in their Jane Sandanski Hall in Skopje. Read more here.

May 25, 2017 - Sigal Prishtina celebrate another gold in Kosovo
There was no match for Sigal Prishtina in the Kosovo Basketball Superleague once again, with the team from the capital retaining the domestic championship for the fourth season in a row. Willie Kemp, Jabarie Hinds and Mike Moser got job done for the club from the capital. Read more here.

May 24, 2017 - Series of decisions made at the ABA League j.t.d. Assembly
After a conclusion has been made that ABA League j.t.d. has had an extraordinarily successful season, the Assembly of its clubs has made a series of decisions at its session on 23 May 2017 in the International Hotel in Zagreb, with a goal of further strengthening and progress of the competition. Read more here.

May 24, 2017 - Draw results in for FIBA U16 Women’s Americas Championship 2017
The FIBA U16 Women's Americas Championship will be played in Buenos Aires, Argentina from June 7-11 and will feature the participation of Argentina, Canada, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico, USA and Venezuela. Read more here.

May 24, 2017 - Draw results in for FIBA U16 Americas Championship 2017
The FIBA U16 Americas Championship will be played in Formosa, Argentina from June 14-18 and will feature the participation of the National Teams from Argentina, Canada, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, USA and Venezuela. Read more here.

May 22, 2017 - FIBA AfroBasket 2017 field set
The field for FIBA AfroBasket 2017 is set following the conclusion of an Additional Qualifier on Sunday night that saw the Central African Republic (CAF) beat Chad 67-64 in the Malian city of Bamako to claim the last qualifying spot. Read more here.

May 22, 2017 - Sokoli bounced back – the finals in Macedonia levelled again
The finals of Macedonian National Championship are tied again. Karpos Sokoli have beaten MZT Skopje Aerodrom at home court again and the series are now at 2:2. The fifth game will decide the champion. Read more here.

May 22, 2017 - Fenerbahce Istanbul joins list of EuroLeague champions
Fenerbahce Istanbul has joined the list of Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champions! Fenerbahce captured the 2017 crown by overpowering Olympiacos Piraeus 80-64 in the championship game at Sinan Erdem Dome in Istanbul, Turkey on Sunday. Read more here.

May 22, 2017 - Udoh caps historic Final Four with MVP award
After authoring one of the truly great Final Fours in competition history, Ekpe Udoh was voted MVP of the 2017 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four. Udoh led Fenerbahce Istanbul to its first ever EuroLeague crown in an 80-64 victory over Olympiacos Piraeus on both ends of the floor. Read more here.

May 22, 2017 - CSKA finishes season in third place
CSKA wrapped up its 2016-17 EuroLeague season by downing Real Madrid 70-94 in the 3rd place game. Victory over Madrid not only served as a sweet finish to an otherwise disappointing Final Four for CSKA, but ensured CSKA the league’s overall best record for the season at 26-9. Read more here.

May 22, 2017 - Mega Bemax second in Europe
In the final game of the EuroLeague’s Adidas Next Generation Tournament, Mega Bemax U18 team were unfortunately unable to outscore their rivals of the CFBB Paris, after a comeback by the French side in the final quarter. Read more here.

May 21, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four, Finals
The showdown that everyone has been waiting for is finally here: Olympiacos Piraeus vs. Fenerbahce Istanbul in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Championship Game! Olympiacos and Fenerbahce survived their respective semifinal battles and will meet in the grand finale for the first time ever. Read more here.

May 21, 2017 - Madrid's Llull is crowned the 2016-17 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague MVP
After thrilling fans all over the continent with his skill and daring throughout the most competitive season in the history of European basketball, Sergio Llull of Real Madrid was rewarded for his virtuoso accomplishments by being named the MVP of the 2016-17 EuroLeague. Read more here.

May 21, 2017 - The finals in Slovenia extended to four games
In the third game of the Slovenian National Championship Finals, Rogaska bounced back after two victories of Union Olimpija in the opening two rounds and cut the deficit in the series to 2:1 in favour of Ljubljana side. There will be at least four games played in the finals in Slovenia. Read more here.

May 21, 2017 - They are still the best team in BiH - Igokea win their 6th national title
Igokea defeated Bosna Royal Jelly in the decisive 5th game of the 2016/17 Bosnia & Herzegovina Championship and therefore claimed the national title for the 6th time in club's history. Robinson led winners with 17 points. Read more here.

May 20, 2017 - MZT Skopje Aerodrom in the lead in the Finals of Macedonia
MZT Skopje Aerodrom have jumped into the lead in the Finals of the Macedonian National Championship, where they have beaten Karpos Sokoli at home court in Jane Sananski Arena for the 2:1 lead in victories. Read more here.

May 20, 2017 - Olimpija a step away from new trophy
Union Olimpija have beaten Rogaška also in the second game of the Slovenian National Championship Finals and now only one more triumph separates them from claiming their second domestic trophy of the season. Read more here.

May 20, 2017 - Spanoulis leads another comeback to send Olympiacos to title game
Olympiacos Piraeus will play for its fourth EuroLeague title after erasing a 13-point deficit to beat CSKA Moscow 78-82 in a thrilling first semifinal at the 2017 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four at Sinan Erdem Dome in Istanbul, Turkey, on Friday. Read more here.

May 20, 2017 - Dominant Udoh, Fenerbahce topple Madrid to reach title game
Fenerbahce Istanbul led from start to finish in defeating Real Madrid 84-75 on Friday night at Sinan Erdem Dome in Istanbul and clinching a spot in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Championship Game for the second straight season. Ekpe Udoh starred with 18 points, 12 rebounds. Read more here.

May 20, 2017 - Mirsad Turkcan honored as Euroleague Basketball Legend
One of the most visible faces in European basketball's recent history, Mirsad Turkcan, joined a select club of Euroleague Basketball Legends at halftime of the semifinal game between Fenerbahce Istanbul and Real Madrid on Friday night, as he was named Euroleague Basketball Legend. Read more here.

May 19, 2017 - Oostende set out for their sixth title in a row, as FIBA Europe Cup teams fill Play-Off field in Belgium
There will be a lot of familiar faces in the Belgian EuroMillions Basketball League Play-Offs for fans of the FIBA Europe Cup, with all six teams from Belgium that played internationally getting a taste of post-season action. Read more here.

May 19, 2017 - French Pro A switches to Play-Off mode; can Nanterre complete the triple crown?
After winning the French Cup and celebrating the FIBA Europe Cup last month, the Pascal Donnadieu-coached Nanterre 92 are now aiming for their third trophy to complete an already historic season with a triple crown. Read more here.

May 19, 2017 - Drama as Yakin Dogu Universitesi crowned champions of Turkey
There was a stunning conclusion to the Turkish League season as Yakin Dogu Universitesi beat Fenerbahce 76-75 in game five to win the championship. Kayla McBride stepped up to save the day with some late interventions. Read more here.

May 19, 2017 - Mega Bemax perform mega comeback, Zvezda suffer defeat against CSKA
The 2016-17 Euroleague Adidas Next Generation Tournament Final Eight has officially started in Istanbul, while one out of two ABA League representatives has scored a win in the opening round. Mega were down by 13 points at the halftime - 27:40, but at the end they won the match. Read more here.

May 19, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four, Semifinals
All eyes will be on Istanbul Friday night as the thrilling 2016-17 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season gets even more exciting with the Final Four blasting off at Sinan Erdem Dome with a pair of mouth-watering semifinals. Read more here.

May 19, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four Semifinal A preview: Fenerbahce Istanbul vs. Real Madrid
The Sinan Erdem Dome is expected to be rocking when last season’s runner-up, Fenerbahce Istanbul, and nine-time EuroLeague champion Real Madrid clash in the second semifinal of the Final Four on Friday. Madrid arrives with a EuroLeague best 26-8 record. Read more here.

May 19, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four Semifinal B preview: CSKA Moscow vs. Olympiacos Piraeus
The action at the Final Four tips off with a clash between reigning champion CSKA Moscow and Olympiacos Piraeus. CSKA swept the regular season series between two teams, winning 75-81 on the road in Piraeus in Round 5 and 90-86 at home on the final day of the regular season. Read more here.

May 18, 2018 - Adidas Next Generation Tournament, Day 1
Six former winners have come to Istanbul looking to have their names engraved on the trophy as the 2016-17 EUROLEAGUE BASKETBALL ADIDAS NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT champions in this historic 15th edition of the annual under-18 showcase event. Read more here.

May 18, 2017 - Major comeback for Cedevita’s 1:0 lead in the finals
Cedevita have beaten Cibona in the first game of the Croatian National Championship Finals after a major comeback made in the second half. They are now in front by one win in the final series of the domestic championship. Read more here.

May 17, 2017 - Karpos Sokoli level the score against MZT Skopje Aerodrom
Karpos Sokoli defeated MZT Skopje Aerodrom in Game 2 of the 2016-17 Macedonian Championship Finals and leveled the score in the series to 1-1. The teams were all tied after the 1st quarter - 26:26, while then Karpos Sokoli started dominating the court in the 2nd period. Read more here.

May 17, 2017 - Bosna force Game 5 in the BiH Championship Finals
There will be drama in the 2016-17 Bosnia & Herzegovina Championship Finals. Bosna Royal Jelly downed Igokea, tied the score in the series to 2-2 and stayed alive in the race for the national title. It means that Game 5 will determine who will be the champion of Bosnia & Herzegovina. Read more here.

May 17, 2017 - Olimpija beat Rogaska in Game 1, Jankovic is the hero of the day
Union Olimpija defeated Rogaska on the road in Game 1 of the 2016-17 Slovenian Championship Finals. Nikola Jankovic made the game-winning 2-pointer at the buzzer! Game 2 is scheduled for May 19. Read more here.

May 15, 2017 - MZT have taken the lead in the Macedonian Championship Finals
It was really intense at the start of the 2016-17 Macedonian Championship Finals. MZT Skopje Aerodrom prevailed over Karpos Sokoli at home court, but only after the visitors missed the crucial shot in the final seconds of the match. Read more here.

May 15, 2017 - Kataja Basket soar to the top again in Finland
Kataja Basket celebrated their second Finnish title, knocking off Regular Season winners Salon Vilpas 4-2 in the Korisliiga Finals to reclaim the national trophy after a one-year break. Jerekious Bradley led the winners with 24 points, 9 rebounds, 3 steals and 3 blocks in the last game of the series. Read more here.

May 14, 2017 - Igokea a step away from domestic glory
In the third game of the Bosnia and Herzegovina National Championship Finals, Igokea have defeated Bosna Royal Jelly for the second time and now only one more triumph separates them from being crowned domestic league champions for the fifth time in a row. Read more here.

May 12, 2017 - Olimpija will fight with Rogaska for the trophy in Slovenia
Union Olimpija have received their opponents for the Final series of Slovenian National Championship - Rogaska, which have eliminated Zlatorog in the Semi-finals in three games, after a comeback from a 1:0 deficit in the series. Read more here.

May 12, 2017 - Musa shines, Cedevita advance to the Finals
Cedevita defeated Split at home court and won this semifinal series by 2-0 in victories. The MVP of Game 2 was one of the best young players in the whole region - Dzanan Musa. He scored 24 points for Cedevita with outstanding shooting percentage - 6/7 FG2, 4/5 FG3. Read more here.

May 12, 2017 - Lokomotiv eliminates UNICS, Rochestie stays hot
Lokomotiv-Kuban defeated UNICS on the road in Game 4 of the quarterfinals, 84-79. Lokomotiv opened the game on a 13-0 run and never trailed, advancing to the playoff semifinals with an 84-79 win in Kazan. Taylor Rochestie led the visitors in scoring for the third consecutive game, scoring 21. Read more here.


May 11, 2017 - The 2016-17 All-EuroLeague Team presented by 7DAYS
The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague enjoyed historic firsts throughout an unprecedented 2016-17 season, none more important than every elite team in Europe playing every other, home and away, for the first time ever, guaranteeing great entertainment for fans across the continent. Read more here.

May 11, 2017 - It's all tied in Bosnia and Herzegovina - Bosna defeated Igokea
Bosna Royal Jelly are back in the race for the championship title in Bosnia & Herzegovina. The squad from Sarajevo defeated Igokea in Game 2 of the 2016-17 Finals and therefore tied the score in the series to 1-1. Read more here.

May 11, 2017 - Cibona qualified for the 2016-17 Croatian Championship Finals
Cibona have booked their place in the 2016-17 Croatian Championship Finals after beating Sibenik for the second time in just couple of days. Cibona have been in front throughout the whole match, while Sibenik only managed to reduce the gap to 66:64 in the middle of the last quarter. Read more here.

May 11, 2017 - Rogaska keep their title hopes alive, there will be Game 3
Rogaska defeated Zlatorog Lasko on the road in Game 2 of the 2016-17 Slovenian Championship Semi-Finals and leveled the score in the series to 1-1. The visitors made a stunning comeback in the 4th quarter which they won by 27:11 and managed to stay in the race for the national title. Read more here.

May 11, 2017 - Lokomotiv seizes momentum with Game 3 win
Lokomotiv-Kuban defeated UNICS on the road in Game 3 of the quarterfinals, 83-71. Taylor Rochestie led Krasnodar’s offense once again, scoring 21 points on 7-13 shooting. Matt Janning added 18, going 4-5 from downtown. Read more here.

May 11, 2017 - Army Men complete sweep in Astana
CSKA defeated Astana on the road, 91-73, in Game 3 of the quarterfinals. Nando De Colo led the visitors with 18 points and eight assists, giving CSKA a 3-0 series sweep to set up a semifinal showdown with either Lokomotiv-Kuban or UNICS. Read more here.

May 10, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Rising Star Trophy: Madrid's Doncic is unanimous winner
After putting together one of the greatest seasons by a teenager in European basketball history, Luka Doncic of Real Madrid was the unanimous choice of Turkish Airlines EuroLeague head coaches to win the EuroLeague Rising Star Trophy for the 2016-17 season. Read more here.

May 10, 2017 - Cedevita inks Musa long term
Cedevita Zagreb has invested in its future by inking a long-term contract with its teenage star Dzanan Musa, club announced on Tuesday. For Musa (203 meters, 18 years old) this is first professional contract, tying him with the club from the Croatian capital until the summer of 2020. Read more here.

May 10, 2017 - ABA League rivals to battle for trophy in Macedonia
The Finals of the Macedonian National Championship are set and the same two teams that have previously battled for the cup trophy will once again be on the big stage – MZT Skopje Aerodrom will fight against Karpos Sokoli, which have both swept their semi-final series. Read more here.

May 10, 2017 - Olimpija reached the Finals in Slovenia
After two years of break, Union Olimpija have returned to Slovenian National Championship Finals and they did it by sweeping the semi-final series against Krka with 2:0. They are now waiting for their opponents in the gold medal series. Read more here.

May 9, 2017 - Adam Hanga of Baskonia captures Best Defender Trophy
Adam Hanga has long been building his reputation as an elite defender and now the head coaches from the EuroLeague have voted him as the best. EuroLeague Basketball is pleased to announce Hanga as the winner of the Best Defender Trophy award for the 2016-17 season. Read more here.

May 9, 2017 - Khimki sweeps to Semis
Khimki defeated Enisey on the road in Game 3 of the playoff quarterfinals, 89-68. 81is number of points scored by Alexey Shved in the series. He was a key factor in every game, helping Khimki earn a sweep. Marko Todorovic added 16 points. Read more here.

May 9, 2017 - Suleiman Braimoh wins Sixth Man of the Year
Enisey forward Suleiman Braimoh has been named the 2016-17 VTB United League Sixth Man of the Year. He was honored prior to Game 3 of the playoff quarterfinals in Krasnoyarsk on Tuesday, receiving his award from Krasnoyarsk Krai governor Viktor Tolokonsky. Read more here.

May 9, 2017 - Spanish connection leads a revolution at Uniqa Sopron
Hungarian champions Uniqa Sopron have gone to work early and confirmed some radical changes for the 2017-18 season after hiring Roberto Iniguez as head coach. The Spanish play-caller moves from Nadezhda Orenburg. Read more here.

May 9, 2017 - Basketball Champions League announces next season’s competition format, calendar and improved financial benefits
A few weeks away from the first Final Four, pinnacle event of this inaugural season of the Basketball Champions League, the preparations for next season are already going full swing. The Qualifications will take place in three rounds (home & away for each round). Read more here.

May 9, 2017 - Alphonso Ford Top Scorer Trophy goes to Keith Langford of Unics
After scoring the most points ever in a single Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season and averaging the most by any qualified player this decade, Keith Langford of Unics Kazan has more than earned the Alphonso Ford Top Scorer Trophy for the 2016-17 season. Read more here.

May 9, 2017 - Breaks for Cedevita and Cibona in Croatia
At the start of the Croatian National Championship Semi-finals, the ABA League representatives Cedevita and Cibona made the first steps towards the finals by making breaks on the road in their series against Šibenik and Split, respectively. Read more here.

May 8, 2017 - Sokoli and MZT step away from Finals in Macedonia
In the Semi-finals of the Macedonian National Championship, Karpos Sokoli and MZT Skopje Aerodrom have both taken 2:0 advantages over their rivals of Rabotnicki and Kumanovo 2009. They need just one more triumph each to advance to the Finals. Read more here.

May 8, 2017 - Kuban slugs Kazan in Game 2
Lokomotiv-Kuban defeated UNICS at home in Game 2 of the quarterfinals, 92-76. Lokomotiv took control in the 1st quarter by shooting 65% from the field. Taylor Rochestie, who finished with a game-high 26, scored nine points in the period to give the home team a 28-18 lead. Read more here.

May 8, 2017 - Kevin Jones wins April MVP
Lokomotiv-Kuban center Kevin Jones has been named the VTB United League April MVP. The monthly MVP award is determined by the League and TASS information agency. Jones beat out CSKA forward Nikita Kurbanov and Enisey center Frank Elegar for the April MVP. Read more here.

May 8, 2017 - CSKA uses depth to wear down Astana
CSKA defeated Astana at home in Game 2 of the quarterfinals, 94-74. CSKA shot 57% from the field and 12 players scored at least five points en route to a 94-74 win in Game 2. Nando De Colo set the tone at both ends of the court, shooting 70% for 15 points to go with four steals. Read more here.

May 7, 2017 - The Dragons showed their power - Olimpija beat Krka on the road
Union Olimpija scored a huge away win against Krka in Game 1 of the 2016-17 Slovenian Championship Semi-Finals. The winner was decided in overtime in which Union Olimpija top scorers from tonight's match Brendon Jefferson and Gregorz Hrovat made two key 3-pointers. Read more here.

May 7, 2017 - Huge away win for Karpos Sokoli
Karpos Sokoli defeated Rabotnički on the road in Game 1 of the 2016-17 Macedonian Championship Semi-Finals. The match was pretty exciting, while one shot decided the winner. One missed shot... Rabotnicki had the last ball-possesion and 15 seconds to score a game-winner. Read more here.

May 7, 2017 - Khimki seizes control in Game 2
Khimki defeated Enisey at home in Game 2 of the quarterfinals, 109-81. Another hot start put Moscow Region on top by 19, 66-47, with 6:07 remaining in the 3rd quarter. Enisey would never threaten again, failing to get closer than 14 points in the remaining 16 minutes. Read more here.

May 7, 2017 - Zenit "D" earns sweep in Riga
Zenit defeated VEF on the road in Game 3 of the quarterfinals, 92-51. Despite the big lead, Vasily Karasev’s men never lost focus in the second half. Zenit fought hard for every loose ball in the 3rd quarter, once again holding VEF to less than 10 points to open up a 25-point lead, 68-43. Read more here.

May 6, 2017 - Euroleague Basketball announces 2017 Final Four referees
Eight of the most experienced and accomplished referees in the sport have been chosen by Euroleague Basketball to officiate at the most important event on the European club basketball calendar, the 2017 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four in Istanbul, Turkey from May 18 to 21. Read more here.

May 6, 2017 - UNICS strikes first in Krasnodar
UNICS defeated Lokomotiv-Kuban on the road in Game 1 of the playoff quarterfinals, 71-62. UNICS only used three bench players, but everyone was very efficient. Ponkrashov had the biggest impact, scoring 11 of his game-high 15 points in the 4th quarter. Read more here.

May 6, 2017 - CSKA cruises in Game 1
CSKA defeated Astana at home in Game 1 of the playoff quarterfinals, 77-54. The outcome of the game was decided in the 1st quarter. Astana crumbled under CSKA’s ferocious defensive pressure, turning the ball over repeatedly. Read more here.

May 6, 2017 - Nikita Kurbanov wins defensive Player of the Year
CSKA forward Nikita Kurbanov has been named 2016-17 VTB United League Defensive Player of the Year. He was honored earlier today in Moscow prior to Game 1 of the playoff quarterfinals vs. Astana. VTB United League general director Ilona Korstin was at the game to present his award. Read more here.

May 6, 2017 - MZT Skopje Aerodrom made the first step toward the Finals
The reigning basketball champions of Macedonia have made the first step toward the 2016-17 Macedonian Championship Finals. MZT Skopje Aerodrom defeated Kumanovo 2009 in Game 1 of the Semi-Finals and they did it quite convincing. Read more here.

May 6, 2017 - Igokea easily towards first win in Bosnia and Herzegovina finals
Igokea have taken a 1:0 lead in the Bosnia and Herzegovina national championship Finals, after defending the home court and beating Bosna Royal Jelly in the first game. Blaz Mahkovic led the way in scoring with 17 points. Drasko Albijanic followed with 13. Read more here.

May 6, 2017 - Playoffs set to begin in Slovenian Championship
The final part of the 2016-17 season in Slovenian National Championship is coming up, as the Semi-finals are set to begin. Already at the start of the Playoffs, the fans will witness the clash of the two ABA League sides – Krka and Union Olimpija. Read more here.

May 5, 2017 - Cibona advanced to Semi-finals in Croatia
In the decisive third game of the Croatian National Championship Quarter-finals, Cibona have beaten Zadar at home in Zagreb and became the last team to qualify for the Semi-finals, where they will meet Sibenik. Read more here.

May 5, 2017 - Shved carries Khimki in Game 1
Khimki defeated Enisey at home, 91-84, in Game 1 of the quarterfinals. Khimki trailed by as much as eight points early in the 4th quarter, but fought back to take a four-point lead, 82-78, with 3:04 remaining. Alexey Shved led winners with 33 points and 5 assists. Read more here.

May 5, 2017 - Basketball Champions League CEO Comninos hails history-making debut season
Basketball Champions League CEO Patrick Comninos says the competition has a hugely exciting future following the success of its debut season which climaxed with Iberostar Tenerife being crowned the inaugural winners on their home court on Sunday. Read more here.

May 5, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague MVP for April: Bogdan Bogdanovic, Fenerbahce Istanbul
Fenerbahce made history in April as the only team ever to sweep a best-of-five EuroLeague Playoffs series that it had started without home-court advantage. The driving force behind that first-time accomplishment was Bogdan Bogdanovic, Euroleague's choice as MVP for April. Read more here.

May 5, 2017 - Beginning of the trophy race in Macedonia
Four teams are left in the battle for the national championship trophy in Macedonia, as the Semi-final series is about to tip off with Karpos Sokoli facing Rabotnicki and the trophy holders MZT Skopje Aerodrom to face Kumanovo 2009. Read more here.

May 5, 2017 - Clark, Cooper and Elegar headline FIBA Europe Cup stand-outs
The FIBA Europe Cup season came to a dramatic conclusion, when Nanterre 92 captain Heiko Schaffartzik lifted the trophy. We present you with the end-of-season look at the brightest stars of the just-finished FIBA Europe Cup. Read more here.

May 4, 2017 - USA announce squad selection approach for World Cup qualifiers
USA Basketball have announced the country will rely heavily on players in the NBA Development League for its FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 qualifying campaign. USA Basketball men's national team director Sean Ford is to serve as a non-voting chair of the selection committee. Read more here.

May 4, 2017 - Zemun win FIBA 3x3 Nanjing Challenger
Zemun won the FIBA 3x3 Nanjing Challenger after beating reigning World Tour champions Ljubljana 21-16 in the final on 29-30 April 2017. The team ranked 8th in the FIBA 3x3 Team Ranking at the start of the season went undefeated led by tournament MVP Nikola Vukovic. Read more here.

May 4, 2017 - A dramatic Basketball Champions League by the numbers
An inaugural season for the Basketball Champions League that tipped off on the 27th of September and had 52 teams is done and dusted. There were 324 games, many of them spellbinding contests that provided great theater and showed that if a first season can go this well. Read more here.

May 4, 2017 - Zenit foils VEF upset bid
Zenit defeated VEF in Game 2 of the quarterfinals, 79-74. Early on, VEF looked in control. The visitors went up 18-10 in the 1st quarter behind six points from the Martins Meiers. Aaron White led winners with 21 point and 5 rebounds. Read more here.

May 4, 2017 - Buducnost, again! The squad from Podgorica win their 11th national title!
What a thriller in the 5th and decisive game of the 2016-17 Montenegrin Championship Finals! Buducnost VOLI eventually prevailed over Mornar at home court by 76:73 and won the national title for the 11th time in club's history. Read more here.

May 4, 2017 - Split will face Cedevita in the Croatian Championship Semi-Finals
Split defeated Vrijednosnice Osijek in Game 3 and advanced to the semi-finals of the 2016-17 Croatian Championship Playoffs. The home team gained the crucial lead in the first quarter which they won by 25:16. Read more here.

May 3, 2017 - Kovacik appointed head coach of Nadezhda
Maros Kovacik has been installed as head coach of Nadezhda Orenburg Region for the 2017-18 season. He has previously made history in EuroLeague Women at Good Angels Kosice where he took them to the last four of the tournament. Read more here.

May 3, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs Game 5 MVP: Vassilis Spanoulis, Olympiacos Piraeus
It is only fitting that in a game that saw Olympiacos Piraeus secure its place at the Final Four, Vassilis Spanoulis would be MVP. Spanoulis had the best performance index rating, 22, among the 24 men that suited up in Game 5 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs to earn MVP honors. Read more here.

May 3, 2017 - Olympiacos beats Efes, storms back to Final Four
Olympiacos Piraeus clinched its sixth Final Four berth in the last nine years by defeating Anadolu Efes Istanbul 87-78 on Tuesday at Peace & Friendship Stadium to win their best-of-five Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoff series in the maximum five games. Read more here.

May 2, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs, Game 5
The identity of the last Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four contestant will be decided on Tuesday night as Olympiacos Piraeus and Anadolu Efes Istanbul return to the Peace and Friendship Stadium with their playoffs series tied at two games apiece. Read more here.

May 2, 2017 - Zenit snags Game One vs. VEF
Zenit defeated VEF at home in Game 1 of the playoff quarterfinals, 93-81. Zenit won both regular season meetings, including a nine-point win in Riga in early February. Early on, St. Petersburg set the tone on offense, outscoring the visitors 14-2 during a five-minute stretch late in the 1st quarter. Read more here.

May 1, 2017 - CSKA-2 Wins Youth League
CSKA’s junior team captured the VTB United Youth League title today in Krasnodar, defeating Khimki-2 in the championship game, 70-61. The title came down to the 4th quarter as Alexander Kurbatov (14 points, 7 rebounds) and Alexander Gavrilov (13 points) led CSKA-2 to victory. Read more here.

May 1, 2017 - Mornar beat Buducnost and force Game 5 in the Finals
Mornar defeated Buducnost VOLI in Bar in Game 4 of the 2016-17 Montenegrin Championship Finals, so the score is now all tied in this series – 2-2! So far, both teams have been successful at home court, while Buducnost VOLI will have the home court advantage in the decisive Game 5. Read more here.

May 1, 2017 - Zadar level the score against Cibona, there will be Game 3
The most exciting clash of the 2016-17 Croatian Championship Quarter-Finals is still not over! Zadar defeated Cibona in Game 2 and leveled the score in the series to 1-1. Therefore, the decisive Game 3 will give us an answer which team will advance to the next stage of the competition. Read more here.

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