December 11, 2013 - McGhee is EuroChallenge Week 6 Top performer Aaron
McGhee came up with a season-best 18 rebounds in Ural Ekaterinburg's
win at Tofas Bursa to edge out three other contenders for EuroChallenge
Week 6 Top Statistical Performer honours. Read more here.
December 11, 2013 - Rising star Romero proud of nomination She's
still only 18, but Leticia Romero has already made an impact on both
sides of The Pond after taking her playmaking skills from courts of
Europe to the NCAA. Over 7,500 kilometres from home, she is playing in
early stages of her freshman year at Kansas State University. Read more
December 11, 2013 - Szolnoki in the Last 16, Krka will wait a week Tuesday
was a successful day for our representatives in EuroChallenge Cup.
Szolnoki Olaj lost to BC Targu Mures at home, but despite that
qualified for the next round of the competition, while Krka beat
Fortress Jaszberenyi and keeps its hopes alive to go through. Read more
December 11, 2013 - EuroLeague Women Game of the Week, Sparta&K vs. Avenida Two
of the youngest teams in EuroLeague Women go head-to-head this week as
Sparta&K M.R. Vidnoje host Perfumerias Avenida. Sparta&K lost
their first two Euroleague Women games of the campaign, but have
bounced back. Read more here.
December 11, 2013 - Big 4th quarter carries Reggio Emilia Reggio
Emilia used a 14-1 fourth quarter run to power to an 86-75 home victory
over Team TEHO Sport Kotka to secure first place in Group E and reach
the Last 16. All five starters scored in double figures for 4-1 Reggio
Emilia, paced by 18 points from Troy Bell. Read more here.
December 11, 2013 - Minsk smoke Rilski Sportist Tsmoki
Minsk have continued their EuroChallenge Group H winning streak,
extending it to four games with a 94-75 win over Rilski Sportist,
booking their Last 16 ticket in the process. Keith Benson Jr. delivered
another well-rounded performance for Tsmoki Minsk. Read more here.
December 10, 2013 - Old heads take Krasnye Krylia closer Krasnye
Krylia took a big step towards the Last 16 of the EuroChallenge with a
comfortable 84-75 win at home over CSM Oradea. Anton Ponkrashov and
Bracey Wright both scored 19 points for Krasnye Krylia, who improved to
3-2 in Group B. Read more here.
December 10, 2013 - Surprises in Szolnok and Podgorica After
11th round of ABA League we have a change at the top of the standings,
since two of the three leading teams were defeated and therefore we
have Crvena zvezda Telekom alone at the top with only two defeats on
their account. Read more here.
December 10, 2013 - Becirovic moves to Krka Krka
was waiting for weeks to find an appropriate guard, who would be able
to replace the injured Malcolm Armstead. It found it in Sani Becirovic,
one of the best Slovenian players so far, who confirmed his move on
Tuesday. Read more here.
December 10, 2013 - European Basketball Week concludes The
10th Special Olympics European Basketball Week came to a successful
conclusion last Sunday 8 November. An estimated 18,000 Special Olympics
athletes participated in 200 basketball events, games, clinics and
exhibitions across 33 countries. Read more here.
December 10, 2013 - Le Mans Sarthe inks playmaker Thomas Le
Mans Sarthe Basket reached an agreement with Torey Thomas to work
together for 6 weeks, the club announced Tuesday. Thomas replaces
DaShaun Wood, who broke his left hand in a Eurocup game against CEZ
Basketball Nymburk, until he is fully recovered. Read more here.
December 10, 2013 - Eurocup Regular Season, Round 9: it's decision time! Round
9 of the 2013-14 Eurocup Regular Season is here! With just two rounds
remaining, 10 teams have already made it to the Last 32. Many more
teams can join them with spots still available in all eight groups;
likewise others can run out of chances to advance, too. Read more here.
December 10, 2013 - EuroChallenge Week 6 preview Groups E through H Circumstances
between participants vary considerably, but it is not an exaggeration
to state that with the glaring exceptions of Triumph Lyubersty, who
have already qualified, and BC Kyiv with Fortress Jaszberenyi, who have
no chance of advancing to the next phase. Read more here.
December 10, 2013 - Lietuvos Rytas bids farewell to Coach Bauermann Lietuvos
Rytas terminated the contract of Dirk Bauermann. Assistant coach
Dainius Adomaitis will take over on an interim basis. Bauermann, took
over the Rytas post towards the end of last season and guided the club
into the Turkish Airlines Euroleague via the qualifying rounds. Read
December 10, 2013 - EuroChallenge Week 6 preview Groups A through D Several
participants could make the decisive step towards the Last 16 this
week, while there is a team in almost every single group that could
exit the qualification race on Tuesday, should results not go their
way. Read more here.
December 9, 2013 - Triumph win derby Cory
Higgins exploded for 34 points on Saturday to lead Triumph Lyubertsy to
an 80-71 win over fellow EuroChallenge side Tsmoki Minsk at home in VTB
United League action. Triumph are now tied at 4-4 with Minsk and
Krasnye Krylia in Group B of the VTB Regular Season. Read more here.
December 9, 2013 - Zizic wants to split with Cibona Andrija
Zizic once already left Cibona in the middle of the season and it looks
the history repeats. Namely Zizic already informed the club he wants to
leave it, which he is entitled to since he was not paid on time. Read
December 9, 2013 - Parker magic can’t save UMMC Another
breathtaking contribution from Candace Parker was not enough to prevent
UMMC Ekaterinburg tasting defeat for the first time in any competition
this season. Candace Parker had 41 points and 20 rebounds for UMMC
Ekaterinburg. Read more here.
December 9, 2013 - Ivanov left Buducnost VOLI Buducnost
VOLI split with its Bulgarian guard Pavlin Ivanov, who didn't play at
all this season. The 20-year-old guard culminated dissatisfaction due
to a lack of chances to play in the first ten rounds of ABA League.
Read more here.
December 9, 2013 - Ciglar to Sopron, Green light for Glory Hungarian
champions UE Sopron have swooped to sign Croatian playmaker Iva Ciglar
and Nadezhda Orenburg have given Glory Johnson the green light to step
out in EuroLeague Women. Iva Ciglar has been playing with WBC Novi
Zagreb since the start of the season. Read more here.
December 9, 2013 - Siroki Primorka celebrated against MZT Skopje MZT
coach Zoran Martic is still waiting for his first victory in ABA League
since he took over the team, which was defeated by Siroki Primorka on
Saturday. "The second half shoud be a mirror of how we should always
play." said Siroki's coach Jaksa Vulic.Read more here.
December 8, 2013 - Cousins leads Kings past Jazz 112-102 in OT Sacramento
blew a big lead in the fourth quarter and the Kings' began to show that
look of defeat. ''You saw it on everybody's face. It was like 'Here we
go again,''' Isaiah Thomas said. ''But I just told guys, 'Let's just
stick together. Win or lose, let's stick together this time.''' Read
December 8, 2013 - Ellis hits winner and Mavs beat Blazers 108-106 On
Saturday morning, the Trail Blazers added a play designed for Monta
Ellis. It worked to perfection Saturday night. Ellis drained 21-foot
jumper with no time left on the clock and Dallas snapped the Portland's
four-game winning streak with a 108-106 victory. Read more here.
December 7, 2013 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular season Round 8 bwin MVP: Vassilis Spanoulis, Olympiacos Piraeus The
Euroleague's highest-scoring non-overtime game in nine years also
produced a very special bwin MVP for Regular Season Round 8: Vassilis
Spanoulis of Olympiacos Piraeus. The two-time defending champion
remained unbeaten by outlasting host Bayern Munich 103-105. Read more here.
December 7, 2013 - EuroLeague Women, Week 5 review You
have to love the on-court whirlwind which is Spanish guard Queralt
Casas. A true leader during a glittering youth career for her country
that was laden with gold, she is now showing she is close to making a
full and wholesome transition to the senior game. Read more here.
December 7, 2013 - ABA Adriatic league 2013-14, Game 11 preview Entering
its Game 11, ABA Adriatic league regular season will bring us more
excitements and good games. After 10 played games, three teams are
still at the top, Crvena Zvezda Telekom, Partizan NIS and Cedevita.
Read more here.
December 6, 2013 - Laboral Kutxa Vitoria 79 - 63 Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius Laboral
Kutxa Vitoria rallied in the second half behind its defense and two big
runs to defeat Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius 79-63 and clinch a Top 16 berth
on Friday night. Laboral’s third consecutive win brings the team’s
record to 5-3 for sole possession of third place in Group D. Read more here.
December 6, 2013 - JSF Nanterre 78 - 82 FC Barcelona FC
Barcelona took revenge for its only home loss this season by holding
back hard-charging JSF Nanterre to prevail 78-82 in Paris for its fifth
consecutive victory. Barcelona is now 6-2 and alone in second place of
Group A, one victory behind leader Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul. Read more
December 6, 2013 - Anadolu Efes Istanbul 78 - 89 Brose Baskets Bamberg Brose
Baskets Bamberg rallied from a 14-point halftime deficit to beat
Anadolu Efes 78-89 Friday at Abdi Ipekci Arena in Istanbul. Novica
Velickovic and Anton Gavel fueled a 4-23 fourth-quarter run that put
Bamberg ahead for good. Read more here.
December 6, 2013 - CSKA Moscow 74 - 78 Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul Fenerbahce
Ulker tightened its grip on first place in Group A with a 74-78
come-from-behind victory over CSKA Moscow at Universal Sports Hall in
the Russian capital on Friday. The visitors trailed by 6 early in the
fourth quarter. Read more here.
December 6, 2013 - Dubljevic EuroLeagueWomen Week 5 Top performer Montenegrin
international Jelena Dubljevic continued her sparkling start to the
year on Wednesday night, leading ZVVZ USK Prague to their fourth
consecutive win, grabbing herself Week 5 Top Performer honours in the
process. Read more here.
December 6, 2013 - Eurocup Regular Season Round 8 MVP: Marc Carter, Panionios Athens On
Wednesday night, Panionios Athens picked up a valuable road win that
could be worth a Last 32 spot. In its 78-86 victory over Neptunas
Klaipeda, the Greek club enjoyed the invaluable leadership of Marc
Carter, who shined with a performance index rating of 34. Read more here.
December 6, 2013 - Good Angels inflict first loss on Schio Good
Angels Kosice inflicted a first EuroLeague Women defeat of the season
on Beretta Famila Schio after taking an impressive 67-57 road win in
Group A. Plenette Pierson top-scored for Kosice with 18 points. Read
December 6, 2013 - EuroCup Women, more Last 16 tickets taken Dynamo
Moscow and Adana Botas have punched their ticket for the EuroCup Women
Eighth-Finals on Thursday night. Dynamo needed overtime and brilliant
displays by Ana Dabovic and Tina Charles to see off the Turkish side
92-86 and avenge an earlier loss in Group D. Read more here.
December 5, 2013 - FC Bayern Munich 103 - 105 Olympiacos Piraeus Olympiacos
Piraeus edged host FC Bayern Munich 103-105 in the Game of the Week.
Stratos Perperoglou had a career-high 25 points of the bench and MVP
Vassilis Spanoulis netted 24 points and dished 7 assists as the Reds
remained unbeaten in Group C. Read more here.
December 5, 2013 - Strasbourg 77 - 76 Zalgiris Kaunas Strasbourg
registered its second win in Group B by edging Zalgiris Kaunas 77-76 on
a buzzer-beating three-pointer by Louis Campbell. Strasbourg improved
to 2-6 in Group A and Zalgiris dropped to 3-5. Ricardo Greer paced the
winners with 16 points. Read more here.
December 5, 2013 - Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv 75 - 73 Lokomotiv Kuban After
losing all of its 12-point fourth quarter lead and more, a late, great
escape saw Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv hold onto a 75-73 home win against
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar to reach the Top 16 and take over first place
in Group D at the same time. Read more here.
December 5, 2013 - Montepaschi Siena 60 - 59 Stelmet Zielona Gora In
a thriller that went down to the final second, Montepaschi Siena
improved to 3-5 in difficult Group C and improved its chances to make
it to the Top 16 by downing Stelmet Zielona Gora 60-59 in Florence,
Italy, on Thursday. Read more here.
December 5, 2013 - Galatasaray Liv Hospital Istanbul 78 - 70 Unicaja Malaga Galatasaray
Liv Hospital outlasted Unicaja Malaga 78-70 Thursday at Abdi Ipekci in
Istanbul to secure a ticket to the Top 16. The hosts needed Montepaschi
to win in the early game to have a chance at advancing this week and
that’s exactly what happened. Read more here.
December 5, 2013 - Eurocup: Olimpija in the Last 32 Union
Olimpija put on a magnificent performance on the road in Valencia,
achieved its sixth Eurocup victory of the season and already qualified
for the second stage of the competition. Six other ABA League teams in
the competition unfortunately lost. Read more here.
December 5, 2013 - Benson is EuroChallenge Week 5 Top performer Keith
Benson Jr, who concluded EuroChallenge Week 5 action by gifting Tsmoki
Minsk a crucial road win right at the final buzzer, is also this week's
Top Statistical Performer. Keith Benson Jr. had 26 points, 8 rebounds
and 5 blocks on his way to an efficiency rating of 36. Read more here.
December 5, 2013 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular season, Round 8: a chance for more qualifiers! The
2013-14 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season reaches Round 8 with
six teams - Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul, FC Barcelona, CSKA Moscow, Real
Madrid, Olympiacos Pireaus and Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar - holding
their tickets to the Top 16. Read more here.
December 5, 2013 - Dubljevic hot streak keeps Prague perfect Jelena
Dubljevic continued her rich vein of form as ZVVZ USK Prague survived a
late scare at CCC Polkowice to take a 67-64 win and stay perfect in
EuroLeague Women Group C. The Montenegrin forward was once again tough
to stop in the paint. Read more here.
December 5, 2013 - Novosibirsk enjoy a late show Dynamo
Novosibirsk boosted their chances of advancing from EuroCup Women Group
C after completing a final quarter lockdown of Tarsus Belediye to
complete tense 69-66 victory. The Russian side had trailed by
double-digits approaching half-time. Read more here.
December 5, 2013 - Benson free-throws lift Minsk over Mures Keith
Benson's free-throws at the death clinched an 84-82 victory for Tsmoki
Minsk at BC Mures for their third win in Group H of the EuroChallenge
on Wednesday night. Neither side was able to get a lead bigger than six
points. Read more here.
December 5, 2013 - Sernius jumps into Lithuanian hot-seat Former
EuroLeague Women play-caller Mantas Sernius has been installed as the
new head coach of the Lithuanian women's national team. Mantas Sernius
takes over the women's national team of Lithuania from Algirdas
Paulauskas. Read more here.
December 5, 2013 - Smith wants Croatian citizenship Cedevita's
point-guard Nolan Smith claims he initiated the process of aquiring the
Croatian passport, which means he followed the way of his fellow
countryman Dontaye Draper. The idea was born immediately after his
arrival in Cedevita. Read more here.
December 4, 2013 - Kobryn shows class as UMMC rout Kayseri Ewelina
Kobryn produced a perfect shooting night as the defending champions
marched relentlessly onwards in EuroLeague Women Group A by completing
an 82-45 demolition of visiting Kayseri Kaski spor. Read more here.
December 4, 2013 - EuroLeague Women Game of the Week: BLMA v Fenerbahce Fenerbahce
are traveliing to Lattes Montpellier, looking to further extend a
near-six year EuroLeague Women winning streak against French clubs.
Fenerbahce have racked up a commanding eleven straight wins since being
beaten by Tango Bourges way back at the start of 2008. Read more here.
December 4, 2013 - Euphoric Gaziantep pen Domen Lorbek On
Wednesday, less than twelve hours after inflicting a second loss on
reigning EuroChallenge champions Krasnye Krylia, Royal Hali Gaziantep
announced an important new addition. Turkish club has signed an
agreement with Slovenian international Domen Lorbek. Read more here.
December 4, 2013 - Judge orders suspensions, fines and closed-door game following fight Euroleague
Basketball's independent disciplinary judge has handed out suspensions
and fines to three players involved in a fight at the end of last
week's game between Olympiacos Piraeus and Galatasaray Liv Hospital
Istanbul. Read more here.
December 4, 2013 - Szolnoki one step from the Last 16 In
EuroChallenge Regular Season 4th round, Szolnoki Olaj achieved an
important victory on the road in Samokov over Rilski Sportist. Krka
lost in Ekaterinburg and is in difficult position now. Center Peter
Lorant had an amazing evening with a 22 points and 12 rebounds. Read
December 4, 2013 - Triumph-antly into last sixteen Triumph
Lyubertsy booked their ticket to the Last 16 of the EuroChallenge with
an 80-70 victory at Körmend to remain perfect at 4-0 in Group D.
Courdon Higgins assured Triumph Lyubertsy remained perfect with 19
points. Read more here.
December 4, 2013 - Den Bosch one step closer SPM
Shoeters Den Bosch have edged closer to the Last Sixteen in the
EuroChallenge, defeating Group A rivals Rakvere Tarvas 70-57 in Estonia
on Tuesday night. Despite leading at the end of each quarter, Den Bosch
were not having everything go their way. Read more here.
December 3, 2013 - Lietuvos Rytas tabs Dowdell Lietuvos
Rytas Vilnius reached an agreement with playmaker Zab Dowdell on
Tuesday. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Dowdell arrives from
Enisey Krasnoyarsk, where he averaged 13.4 points and 3.5 assists in 18
VTB League games last season. Read more here.
December 3, 2013 - Ekaterinburg step closer to advancing Lance
Harris's 21 points paced four players in double figures as Ural
Ekaterinburg picked up a crucial home victory in Group F of the
EuroChallenge, beating KRKA Novo Mesto 79-68. Aaron McGhee added 18
points, Dmitry Flis had 13 and Anton Glazunov chipped in 10 points.
Read more here.
December 3, 2013 - EuroChallenge Week 5 Preview Groups E Through H The
two teams that have reached this stage unbeaten, BK Ventspils and
Triumph Lyubertsy, are one more win away from securing a spot in the
Last 16 of the EuroChallenge. On the opposite side of the spectrum, the
four teams need to tick the win column this week. Read more here.
December 3, 2013 - Eurocup Regular Season, Round 8: stage set for big games! Round
8 of the 2013-14 Eurocup Regular Season is here with only four teams -
FoxTown Cantu, Ratiopharm Ulm, Khimki Moscow Region and Unics Kazan -
having advanced so far among 24 that will reach the next round, the
Last 32. Read more here.
December 3, 2013 - EuroChallenge Week 5 Preview Groups A Through D All
32 participating teams are in action in the EuroChallenge this week,
which marks the start of the second half of the Regular Season. What is
essentially Game Day 4 in the competition is a traditional pivotal
point in the season and more so for at least six of participants. Read
December 2, 2013 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague MVP for November: Derrick Brown, Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar No
one would have guessed that Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar was a Turkish
Airlines Euroleague newcomer during four consecutive victories last
month that earned the Russian team early entry into the Top 16. Read
December 2, 2013 - Czechs hand NT reins to Ginzburg In
a move that breaks with tradition, the Czech Basketball Federation
(CBF) has announced that Ronen Ginzburg will be the coach that steers
the men's national team into next summer's EuroBasket 2015 Qualifying
Round. Read more here.
December 2, 2013 - MZT split with Vukoicic, signed Martic In
only a couple of hours MZT made a significant change in the team. Coach
Vlada Vukoicic left the club on Sunday's evening and the team will
already greet his successor Zoran Martic a day later. Read more here.
December 2, 2013 - Villeneuve spice up title race Villeneuve
have handed Tango Bourges their first defeat after nine consecutive
wins in the French domestic league, whilst Liga Femenina title hopefuls
Rivas Ecopolis were upset by Burgos. Johanne Gomis fired 16 points for
the visitors who claimed a memorable 64-59 success. Read more here.
December 2, 2013 - Mures, Dijon in full strength Sharp-shooter
Goran Martinic returned to action after a month-long lay-off due to
injury and helped BC Mures extend their winning streak in the Romanian
LNB to four games. Martinic poured in 23 points and dished out six
assists on Saturday. Read more here.
December 2, 2013 - EuroBasket Women 2015 2nd QR Drawn The
Draw for the EuroBasket Women 2015 2nd Qualification Round was
completed in Freising, Germany on Sunday. The 2nd Qualification Round
will see 22 teams compete for the 11 remaining spots available at
EuroBasket Women in June 2015. Read more here.
December 2, 2013 - Zvezda forward Mitrovic out 3 weeks Crvena
Zvezda Telekom Belgrade will likely miss starting forward Luka Mitrovic
for the rest of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season due to a
knee injury, the club announced. Mitrovic (2.04 meters, 20 years old)
hurt his knee in a domestic game Saturday. Read more here.
December 2, 2013 - Igokea signed McGhee Igokea
is stronger for a new center, the club announced on Sunday. The most
successful club form the 2012/13 regular season signed Gary McGheea,
25-year-old center from the American University in Pittsburgh. Read
December 2, 2013 - Youth European Championships 2014 Drawn The
Youth European Championships 2014 Draw took place on Sunday in
Freising, Germany. A total of 224 Men's and Women's teams were drawn in
16 Championships across three Divisions (A, B and C), and three age
categories (U20, U18 and U16). Read more here.
December 1, 2013 - Milan loses center Samuels until 2014 In
the thick of the Top 16 race, EA7 Emporio Armani Milan has lost its
starting center, Samardo Samuels, for the remainder of the regular
season due to injury. Samuels (2.06 meters, 24 years old) broke his
right hand in Milan's two-point road loss to Zalgiris Kaunas. Read more
December 1, 2013 - Partizan NIS topped Union Olimpija 63-52 In
not so interesting game in Pionir Sport hall in Belgrade, Partizan NIS
had no much problems against Union Olimpija and grabbed its 8th win and
improved to 8-2 record. Union Olimpija started this game well, but
later Partizan NIS played better and deserved this win. Read more here.
December 1, 2013 - ABA Adriatic league, Game 10 Three
more games today, after four games were played yesterday in Game 10 in
ABA Adriatic league regular season. Today's action will start at 17.00
CET, Partizan NIS will host Union Olimpija, at 19.00 CET, Igokea vs.
Buducnsot VOLI and Mega Vizura vs. Radnicki. Read more here.
December 1, 2013 - Crvena zvezda in shock over Mitrovic's injury Crvena
zvezda rolls on in ABA League and reached another victory on the road
against Krka but at the same time lost its player Luka Mitrovic, who is
seriously injured. "We had only two days after a very tough game and
close defeat against Maccabi." said Dejan Radonjic. Read more here.
December 1, 2013 - Cedevita won but lost Delas Cedevita
keeps its position at the top of the standing by defeating Szolnoki
Olaj but may stay without Ante Delas for a few months due to injury.
"Rather than only confirm the victory, when we were ahead for 15
points, we allow them to return." said Jasmin Repesa.Read more here. Check news archive here.