December 9, 2016 - Locked in Petrovic leads Top Performers It
was a case of lock, load and knock them down for Sonja Petrovic this
week, with the ZVVZ USK forward leading the week 5 Top Performers. The
Serbian Olympian went five-of-six from beyond arc for 28 points to take
her team within a whisker of claiming a major scalp on the road. Read
December 9, 2016 - Doncic leads Madrid past Zalgiris at the finish With
its top player this season sidelined and its home court under threat,
Real Madrid relied on their teenage sensation to squeeze out a 96-91
home win on Friday against feisty Zalgiris Kaunas. Doncic scored a
career-high 17 points. Gustavo Ayon followed with 13. Read more here.
December 9, 2016 - CSKA impresses in Milan without Teodosic, De Colo Defending
champion CSKA Moscow put on an offensive clinic in the third quarter
and made a series of defensive stops in the second half, racing away to
a 64-79 road win against EA7 Emporio Armani Milan on Thursday night at
the Mediolanum Forum despite missing its top two scorers. Read more here.
December 9, 2016 - Fenerbahce Istanbul overpowers Crvena Zvezda Fenerbahce
chalked up its fourth consecutive victory by overpowering Crvena Zvezda
mts Belgrade 87-72 on Thursday at Fenerbahce Ulker Sports Arena. Ekpe
Udoh dominated inside with 15 points, 9 rebounds and 5 blocks and Jan
Vesely added 14 points to lead the Turkish champs. Read more here.
December 9, 2016 - Owen Klassen new Buducnost VOLI center Buducnost
VOLI has officially announced the cooperation with Canadian center Owen
Klassen, who used to play in the ABA League courts before, as a member
of MZT Skopje Aerodrom. 208 cm tall player is coming to Podgorica from
German side Phoenix Hagen. Read more here.
December 8, 2016 - 7Days Eurocup Regular Season Round 9 MVP: Elmedin Kikanovic, ALBA Berlin For
the second time this season, and against the same opponent, Elmedin
Kikanovic of ALBA Berlin has earned the MVP of the Week honor in the
7DAYS EuroCup. Kikanovic led ALBA to a Top 16-clinching 97-99 road win
on Wednesday against Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius with 29 points. Read more here.
December 8, 2016 - Bamberg, Melli bury Maccabi and losing streak Brose
Bamberg broke its series of big leads that resulting in heartbreaking
losses with style by steamrolling host Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv 70-85. With
its first road win this season, Bamberg broke a five-game losing streak
and lifted its record to 3-8 while Maccabi fell to 5-6. Read more here.
December 8, 2016 - Gran Canaria downs Lietkabelis, clinches first place in Group A Herbalife
Gran Canaria Las Palmas locked first place in Group A by downing
Lietkabelis Panevezys 73-92 in Lithuania on Wednesday. Gran Canaria
improved to 7-1, while Lietkabelis finished the regular season with a
3-5 record. Read more here.
December 8, 2016 - Unicaja edges Murcia after overtime In
an all-Spanish clash of two Top 16-bound teams that went into overtime,
Unicaja Malaga held off UCAM Murcia 89-86 on Wednesday night. Unicaja
improved to 4-3, while UCAM finished the regular season with a 4-4
record in Group C. Read more here.
December 8, 2016 - Zenit downs Buducnost on Markovic’s game-winner Zenit
St. Petersburg moved into first place in Group C by edging Buducnost
VOLI Podgorica 95-97 on Stefan Markovic’s buzzer-beater. Zenit improved
to 5-2 in Group C and will win the group if it defeats Unicaja Malaga
at home next week. Buducnost fell to 0-7. Read more here.
December 8, 2016 - Valencia edges Olimpija to finish first in Group D Valencia
Basket clinched first place in Group D by edging Union Olimpija
Ljubljana 72-75 in the Slovenian capital on Wednesday. Valencia
improved to 6-1 in Group D and locked up first place in the process,
while Olimpija finished the regular season in fifth place with a 1-7
record. Read more here.
December 8, 2016 - Boris Bakic signs with Mornar Montenegrin
basketball player Boris Bakic signed a contract with Mornar. He can
cover positions of point guard and shooting guard, while he arrives to
Bar from Mladost Zemun where he has played so far in the 2016-17
season. Read more here.
December 8, 2016 - Mega Leks and Cibona suffered road defeats Another
tough night for ABA League clubs in Basketball Champions League. Both
Mega Leks and Cibona suffered defeats in the 8th round of this
competition. Mega Leks played against Avellino on the road, but this
evening the boys from Sremska Mitrovica failed in their offense. Read
December 7, 2016 - Partizan NIS celebrated, Mornar defeated In
the eighth round of the Basketball Champions League Regular Season,
Partizan NIS have beaten MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg for the second time
this year, while Mornar were defeated on the road in Oostende. Read
December 7, 2016 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season, Round 11 More
vital wins will be up for grabs as the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague
heads into Round 11, featuring two of the competition's highest-scoring
teams going head to head and a Game of the Week between two teams
looking to break into the all-important top eight. Read more here.
December 7, 2016 - 7Days Eurocup Regular Season, Round 9 As
we enter the penultimate round of the 7DAYS EuroCup regular season,
there is much attention focused on Group B, where four teams are
engaged in a battle for three open spots in the Top 16. And in the
other three groups, there is still much to fight. Read more here.
December 7, 2016 - ALBA Berlin inks English, releases Johnson ALBA
Berlin shook up its backcourt by signing veteran scorer Carl English
and releasing Dominique Johnson. English (1.92 meters, 35 years old)
signed with Berlin for the rest of the season. He arrives from Spanish
side Iberostar Tenerife, where he had signed a short-term deal. Read
December 7, 2016 - ABA league Round 12 MVP: Ante Zizic, Cibona We
have the MVP of the twelfth round of the season and it is Ante Zizic of
Cibona, for the third time this season. Zizic dominated the court of
Pinki Sports Hall in Sremska Mitrovica in the game against the home
Mega Leks side. Read more here.
December 7, 2016 - Mega Leks sent Milenko Veljkovic to Mladost Admiral Mega
Leks center Milenko Veljkovic will spend the rest of the season in
Mladost Admiral, which compete in the Serbian Basketball League. This
21-year old center played only one match in ABA League in the ongoing
season. Read more here.
December 6, 2016 - Olimpija won the big domestic derby Olimpija
Ljubljana returned to winning path after three games lost, by beating
Krka at home in Stozice Arena thanks to their excellent third quarter
performance. They now have four triumphs on their record. Read more here.
December 6, 2016 - Crvena zvezda mts keep the perfect score: 12 out of 12 Crvena
zvezda mts scored a convincing win against FMP in the 12th round of ABA
League. The red & white crew are still the only undefeated team in
the ongoing season. Charles Jenkins led winners with 16 points, Marko
Guduric added 15 points. Read more here.
December 5, 2016 - Baskonia brings back legendary playmaker Prigioni A
familiar face is back to Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz, which announced
Monday that veteran playmaker Pablo Prigioni has joined for the rest of
this season the club where he made a name for himself as one of the
great point guards of his generation. Read more here.
December 5, 2016 - Gran Canaria lands center Hollins One
of the group leaders in the 7DAYS EuroCup, Herbalife Gran Canaria Las
Palmas, has added size and strength to its roster by inking center Ryan
Hollins for the remainder of the season. Hollins (2.13 meters, 32 years
old) arrives from Memphis of the NBA. Read more here.
December 5, 2016 - Elijah Johnson is no longer a member of Cibona Cibona
have confirmed that Elijah Johnson, who did not appear in the last
three games of his team in the ABA League, is no longer a member of
their club. He averaged 9.3 points, 2.7 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 0.8
steals per game in the ABA League. Read more here.
December 5, 2016 - Nizhny adds size with Zubcic Nizhny
Novgorod bolstered its frontcourt by inking experienced big man
Tomislav Zubcic for the remainder of the season. Zubcic (2.11 meters,
26 years old) arrives from Avtodor Saratov, where he averaged 11.8
points and 5.2 rebounds in six VTB League games this season. Read more here.
December 5, 2016 - Cibona grab a valuable win on the road in Pinki Cibona's
brathtaking performance in the third quarter of the game in Sremska
Mitrovica has earned them an important win on the road against Mega
Leks in the battle for the Playoffs, their eighth of the season! Ante
Zizic led his team with 35 points, 12 rebounds. Read more here.
December 5, 2016 - MZT Skopje Aerodrom down Buducnost VOLI MZT
Skopje Aerodrom pulled off a major upset by beating Buducnost VOLI in
the 12th round of ABA League! The home team had an incredible shooting
night. Josh Scott is the MVP of the match according to the numbers as
he had 15 points, 11 rebounds and overall index rating of 24. Read more
December 4, 2016 - It's that Orange offense - Cedevita down Olimpija by scoring 102 points Cedevita
shined offensively this Saturday evening as they made 102 points vs.
Olimpija Ljubljana and scored an important home win. Outstanding
performance of Dzanan Musa. He was the top scorer of the team with 26
points. Read more here.
December 4, 2016 - Partizan NIS returns from Novo mesto with two points Partizan
NIS have beaten Krka on the road in Novo mesto in the match of the 12th
round of the season. This is the ninth triumph for Aleksandar Dzikic’s
squad this season, while Krka stays with 5 on their record. Novica
Velickovic led Partizan to the win with 18 points, 5 rebounds, 2
assists. Read more here.
December 4, 2016 - Third win in a row for Igokea Igokea
prevailed over Mornar and scored their 3rd consecutive win in ABA
League. The visitors missed a big chance to make a stunning comeback in
the last quarter. Although he did not have the highest index rating in
his team, Vuka Radivojevic was definite the match-winner. Read more here.
December 4, 2016 - Fenerbahce, Obradovic to stay together three more years Last
season's Turkish Airlines EuroLeague runner-up and the winningest coach
in European club basketball history will stay together through the end
of the decade after Fenerbahce Istanbul announced an agreement with
Zeljko Obradovic on a three-year contract extension. Read more here.
December 3, 2016 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season Round 10 MVP: Derrick Brown, Anadolu Efes Istanbul For
the second straight week, Anadolu Efes Istanbul forward Derrick Brown
put on a stellar performance to lead his team to an important win. And
this time he also recorded the highest performance index rating among
all Turkish Airlines EuroLeague players to claim the MVP honor for
Round 10. Read more here.
December 3, 2016 - Barcelona's defense locks down Panathinaikos FC
Barcelona Lassa used lockdown defense to get back on track with a 72-57
victory over visiting Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens on Friday.
Barcelona ended its three-game winning streak and raised its record to
5-5, the same as Panathinaikos after the loss. Read more here.
December 3, 2016 - Baskonia fights off Galatasaray for sixth win Baskonia
Vitoria Gasteiz protected its home court and improved to a 6-4 record
on the season by holding off the visiting Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul
69-62 on Friday night at the Fernando Buesa Arena. Read more here.
December 3, 2016 - Zalgiris Kaunas stops Zvezda for its first road win Zalgiris
Kaunas claimed its first road win in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague in
nearly a year by stopping Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade 79-88 on Friday at
Aleksandar Nikolic Hall. Antanas Kavaliauskas scored 8 of his 20 points
in the fourth quarter. Read more here.
December 3, 2016 - Reds hold off Darussafaka for important road win Olympiacos
Piraeus turned to its defense and its bench in holding off Darussafaka
Dogus Istanbul 71-77 on the road on Friday at Volkswagen Arena.
Olympiacos improved its record to 6-4 ,while Darussafaka dropped its
third straight game and fell to 5-5. Read more here.
December 3, 2016 - Zadar stands up after 2 defeats with a win over Sokoli Zadar
have achieved their fifth win of the season and ended their 2-game
winless streak in the 12th round game at home against Karpos Sokoli,
which did not manage to achieve their first ever road win in the ABA
League. Read more here.
December 2, 2016 - ABA league, Round 12 Still
waiting for the first defeat for Crvena zvezda mts as so far they have
perfect 11-0 record. At the second place, Buducnost VOLI have 10-1
record. Partizan NIS holds third position with 8-3 record, and Cedevita
at position four have 7-4 record. Read more here.
December 2, 2016 - Brown, Honeycutt lead Efes past Maccabi in Tel Aviv Anadolu
Efes Istanbul relied on stellar offensive rebounding and strong defense
to ambush Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv with a 77-86 road win on Thursday. Efes
improved to 5-5 after having started the season with three defeats.
Read more here.
December 2, 2016 - CSKA tops Bamberg in Fridzon’s jumper at the buzzer Vitaly
Fridzon nailed a baseline jumper as time expired to lift CSKA Moscow to
a thrilling 88-90 road win over Brose Bamberg on Thursday night. CSKA
improved to a league-best 9-1 record, while Bamberg remains in the
cellar at 2-8. Read more here.
December 2, 2016 - Nunnally lifts Fenerbahce over Madrid in thriller Fenerbahce
Istanbul moved into second place in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague
after a thrilling 78-77 victory over Real Madrid on Thursday at
Fenerbahce Ulker Sports Arena. James Nunnally had his best game yet in
a Fenerbahce uniform with 18 points. Read more here.
December 2, 2016 - Unics breaks losing streak with club scoring record Unics
Kazan got back to winning ways in style on Thursday, beating EA7
Emporio Armani Milan 100-79 in the Round 10 opener and breaking its
club scoring record in a Turkish Airlines EuroLeague game. Its previous
best was 99 points set earlier this season in a road loss to Anadolu
Efes. Read more here.
December 1, 2016 - 7DAYS EuroCup Round 8 MVP: Ivan Strebkov, Nizhny Novgorod Eight
rounds of the 7DAYS EuroCup have gone by and three of the four regular
season groups have already allocated all tickets to the Top 16. One of
the teams that advanced this week was Nizhny Novgorod, whose Ivan
Strebkov earned MVP of the week honors. Read more here.
December 1, 2016 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Round 10 Regular
Season Round 10 delivers another set of mouth-watering fixtures in the
Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, including a rematch of a playoff series
from last season and a coach returning to his long-time home in an
historic match-up. Read more here.
December 1, 2016 - EuroCup Women Preview: Thursday 1 December There's
a busy Thursday in store with ten EuroCup Women Regular Season games to
enjoy and with several teams already beginning to eye safe passage to
the next phase of the competition. Another win would give many teams a
great chance of progressing - or even an early pass through. Read more here.
December 1, 2016 - EuroLeague Women Preview: Thursday 1 December Hatay
BSB have had a difficult initiation and that has mirrored some
struggles domestically, having initially started the season in style by
landing the Turkish League Supercup with a famous win against
Fenerbahce. Read more here.
December 1, 2016 - Lietuvos Rytas bests RETAbet to remain unbeaten at home Lietuvos
Rytas won its third straight game in the 7DAYS EuroCup by defeating
RETAbet Bilbao Basket 83-71. Rytas improved to 3-3 in Group B. The
result also gave Rytas the potential head-to-head tiebreaker over
RETAbet, which won the first meeting between the sides in Spain by 4.
Read more here.
December 1, 2016 - Khimki captures Top 16 berth by beating ALBA Khimki
Moscow Region used a 14-0 fourth-quarter run to come from behind and
beat ALBA Berlin 88-77 on Wednesday at the Basketball Center of Moscow
Region. The win lifted Khimki’s record to 5-2 for first place in Group
B and secured its spot in the Top 16. Read more here.
December 1, 2016 - Bayern edges Unicaja to go top of the group In
a clash of two previously qualified teams, FC Bayern Munich rallied
late behind Nick Johnson to edge Unicaja Malaga 72-69 at Audi Dome on
Wednesday. Bayern moved in sole possession of first place in Group C
with a 5-2 record, while Unicaja dropped to 3-3 and fourth place. Read
December 1, 2016 - Cedevita crushes MZT for its fifth straight win Cedevita
Zagreb used a big third quarter en route to a 95-61 win over winless
MZT Skopje Aerodrom on Wednesday night in the Croatian capital. It was
not only Cedevita’s fifth consecutive win, but also the club’s
biggest-ever margin of victory in the 7DAYS Eurocup. Read more here.
December 1, 2016 - Cibona and Mega Leks unsuccessful on the road This
was definitely not a good week for ABA League clubs in the Basketball
Champions League. After Partizan NIS and Mornar suffered defeats on
Tuesday, the two other ABA League representatives faced the same fate
one day later. Read more here.