August 9, 2020 - Baskonia player tests positive for coronavirus TD
Systems Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz announced on Sunday that one of its
players has tested positive for COVID-19. The result was detected after
tests performed on Friday upon the player's arrival for the start of
training camp on Monday, August 10. Read more here.
August 9, 2020 - Bursaspor hands coaching reins to Acik Turkish
club Frutti Extra Bursaspor has chosen well-known former pro Tutku Acik
to take his first steps as a head coach with the club during the
2020-21 season. Acik, 39, was promoted from the assistant's job he held
last season with the club. Read more here.
August 9, 2020 - Gallinari, Thunder rout Wizards In-form
Danilo Gallinari pushed the Oklahoma City Thunder to their third bubble
win starring in 121-103 victory over the struggling Washington Wizards.
The Italian forward banked 20 points with 6/8 field goals including 3/5
beyond the arc. Read more here.
August 9, 2020 - Hapoel Jerusalem adds Tarik Phillip Hapoel
Jerusalem announced the signing of guard Tarik Phillip for the next
season. Phillip spent 2019-2020 with Tofas Bursa. He averaged 11.6
points, 4.1 assists and 3.4 rebounds in EuroCup. Read more here.
August 9, 2020 - Suleiman Braimoh re-signs with Hapoel Jerusalem Suleiman
Braimoh inked a one-year contract extension committing to a second
straight season with Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem, the Israeli team
announced on Sunday. The former Rice standout moved to Israel prior to
the 2018-19 season by joining Hapoel Eilat. Read more here.
August 9, 2020 - Panathinaikos tabs scoring ace Jackson at guard Dynamic
point guard Pierre Jackson is the newest backcourt addition for
Panathinaikos OPAP Athens, the club announced on Sunday. Jackson (1.80
meters, 28 years old) brings solid Turkish Airlines EuroLeague
experience. Read more here.
August 9, 2020 - Nanterre lands scoring guard Buycks Nanterre
92 has boosted its backcourt on Saturday with the signing of veteran
guard Dwight Buycks for what will be his 7DAYS EuroCup debut next
season. Buycks is a one-time foreign MVP of the French League who had
joined Olympiacos Piraeus last spring. Read more here.
August 8, 2020 - Demetrius Jackson to make debut in Europe with Rytas Vilnius Rytas
Vilnius signed former NBA guard Demetrius Jackson to a one-year deal.
Jackson will play in Europe for the first time in his career and will
be making his debut in the Basketball Champions League, apart from the
Lithuanian LKL League. Read more here.
August 8, 2020 - Dimitrios Katsivelis returns to AEK with a one-year deal Dimitrios
Katsivelis will play the upcoming season for AEK Athens with which he
penned a one-year deal, the club announced. The 28-year-old guard has
played in Greece his whole ten-year professional career except for one
year in Kazahstan with Astana. Read more here.
August 8, 2020 - Olympiacos' Papanikolaou tests postive for COVID-19 Olympiacos
Piraeus announced Saturday that forward Kostas Papanikolaou tested
positive for COVID-19 virus. The club said the two-time Turkish
Airlines EuroLeague champion is asymptomatic and is currently
recovering at home in isolation. Read more here.
August 8, 2020 - James Feldeine officially signs with Real Betis Real
Betis announced that the club reached an agreement with guard James
Feldeine. The American-Dominican player is signing a two-year deal with
his new team to return to the ACB following his 2012-2014 run with
Fuenlabrada. Read more here.
August 8, 2020 - CSKA head coach Itoudis tests positive for COVID-19 CSKA
Moscow announced on Friday that head coach Dimitris Itoudis has tested
positive for the COVID-19 virus. The 49-year-old playcaller did not
need to be hospitalized and is currently being treated at his home in
Athens in his native Greece. Read more here.
August 8, 2020 - Valanciunas lifts Grizzlies to first bubble win Jonas
Valanciunas scored 19 points and 11 rebounds as the Memphis Grizzlies
beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 121 – 92 to grab their first win of the
NBA restart after four straight losses. Danilo Gallinari dropped 12
points for the Thunder. Read more here.
August 7, 2020 - FIBA revamps Restart Guidelines for return to basketball FIBA
Medical Advisory Group took into consideration scientific evidence on
both COVID-19 and mass gatherings, as well as the feedback from
National Federations, in order to update its recommendations for
returning to play. Read more here.
August 7, 2020 - Olimpija brings in dynamic Brown Cedevita
Olimpija Ljubljana added some firepower to its team with the signing of
Rion Brown for the coming season, the club announced Friday. Brown
(1.97 meters, 28 years old) arrives from Tofas Bursa. Read more here.
August 7, 2020 - Panathinaikos signs forward leonidas Kaselakis Panathinaikos
signed forward Leonidas Kaselakis to a one-year deal, the club
announced. The Greek player comes from EuroCup club Promitheas Patras.
Kaselakis was born in June 1, 1990 and he is a 2.02m forward. Read more
August 7, 2020 - Unicaja commits long term with former EuroCup Finals MVP Diaz Unicaja
Malaga reached an agreement with playmaker Alberto Diaz to stay
together for four more years, through the end of the 2023-24 season.
Diaz (1.88 meters, 26 years old) averaged 5.9 points and 2.2 assists in
12 7DAYS EuroCup games with Unicaja last season. Read more here.
August 7, 2020 - Ivica Zubac logs 21 points and 15 rebounds in Clippers’ win over Mavs There
was ample European action in the clash between the Clippers and the
Mavs as the LA squad logged a 126-11 win. Ivica Zubac stepped up for
his best game yet in Orlando, putting on a double-double with 21 points
and 15 rebounds. Read more here.
August 7, 2020 - Stefan Peno and Tamir Blatt pen three-year deals with Alba Berlin Two
promising 23-year-old players in Stefan Peno and Tamir Blatt both
signed three-year deals with Alba Berlin but will spend the upcoming
season with on a loan to Rasta Vechta and Hapoel Jerusalem
respectively. Read more here.
August 7, 2020 - Euroleague Basketball mourns Michael Ojo Sadness
shook the basketball world on Friday as news spread that Michael Ojo,
who debuted in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague last season with Crvena
Zvezda mts Belgrade, had died after collapsing during a morning workout
in the Serbia capital. Read more here.
August 6, 2020 - Bogdan Bogdanovic nets career-high 35 points Coming
off a couple of poor performances in the NBA bubble, Bogdan Bogdanovic
bounced back in a big way leading the Sacramento Kings to the 140-125
victory versus the New Orleans Pelicans. The Serbian star reset his
career-high at 35 points, including 19 in the first quarter. Read more here.
August 6, 2020 - Panathinaikos signs forward White Panathinaikos
OPAP Athens bolstered its frontcourt by inking power forward Aaron
White to a one-year deal. White (2.06 meters, 27 years old) arrives
from Iberostar Tenerife, where he averaged 7.3 points and 4.1 rebounds
in 8 Spanish League games last season. Read more here.
August 6, 2020 - Efes bring in guard Gazi Anadolu
Efes Istanbul added depth to its backcourt by inking guard Erten Gazi
to a one-year deal with an option for an extra season, the club
announced Thursday. Gazi (1.95 meters, 23 years old) arrives from
Fordham University. Read more here. August 6, 2020 - Josip Bilinovac pens a new 2-year deal with Cibona Cibona
announced that it has extended contract with Josip Bilinovac for 2 more
years. Bilinovac has spent the last 3 years in Cibona, while he
averaged 5.3 points, 1.7 rebounds, and 1.8 assist per match in the
2019-20 ABA League championship. Read more here.
August 6, 2020 - Gallinari helps Thunder beat Lakers Danilo
Gallinari scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds as the Oklahoma
City Thunder defeated Western Conference’s top-seeded Los Angeles
Lakers 105 – 86. It was the first win of the Thunder over the Lakers
this season. Read more here.
August 6, 2020 - Nikola Jovanovic joins Igokea for the 2020-21 season Igokea
announced that they have signed a 1-year contract with 26-year-old
center Nikola Jovanovic. Also, the club parted ways with Djordje Gagic.
Nikola Jovanovic studied at the University of South Carolina where he
played for the USC Trojans from 2013 to 2016. Read more here.
August 5, 2020 - Fenerbahce re-unites with Sipahi Fenerbahce
Beko Istanbul has re-united with Kenan Sipahi, signing the point guard
for this coming season. Sipahi (1.97 meters, 25 years old) arrives from
Coosur Real Betis after averaging 7.3 points, 2.3 rebounds, 3.5 assists
and 1.0 steals in 23 games in the Spanish League. Read more here.
August 5, 2020 - Baskonia keeps scoring ace Dragic TD
Systems Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz reached an agreement to keep scoring
ace Zoran Dragic for the coming season, the club announced Wednesday.
Dragic (1.96 meters, 31 years old) arrived at Baskonia in January 2020
from German club ratiopharm Ulm. Read more here.
August 5, 2020 - Monaco adds talented combo guard Ndoye AS
Monaco added some exciting talent to its backcourt by signing Abdoulaye
Ndoye for the coming season. Ndoye (1.99 meters, 22 years old) arrives
from Cholet, where he averaged 10.1 points, 4.2 rebounds, 4.0 assists
and 1.3 steals in 25 French League games last season. Read more here.
August 5, 2020 - Jacobi Boykins is the new Zadar player 25-year
old Jacobi Boykins is the new reinforcement of Zadar. This is the
fourth newcomer, that will be defending Zadar colors in the new season,
after Bursac, Paponja and Worku have been added to the squad
previously. Read more here.
August 4, 2020 - Jamal Crawford suffers injury in his debut with the Nets Crawford
checked into Brooklyn Nets' Tuesday’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks
with 4 minutes, 35 seconds in the first quarter, but suffered a left
hamstring injury in the second quarter and left the game. Read more here.
August 4, 2020 - Luwawu-Cabarrot has career-high as Nets beat Bucks Timothe
Luwawu-Cabarrot scored a career-high 26 points, including two straight
3-pointers, down the stretch, to lead the shorthanded Brooklyn Nets to
a 119 – 116 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday. Read more here.
August 4, 2020 - Hapoel Jerusalem signs coach Kattash to one-year extension Hapoel
Jerusalem coach Oded Kattash will stay with the team for the 2020-2021
season, the Israeli club announced. Kattash joined Hapoel in February
2018 for his second stint as head coach. Read more here.
August 4, 2020 - Nikola Jokic’s triple-double led Denver to the overtime win Nikola
Jokic registered a triple-double with 30 points, 12 rebounds, and ten
assists, he made big plays in crunch time and the Denver Nuggets got
the 121-113 overtime win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. Read more here.
August 4, 2020 - Galatasaray signs center Zach Hankins Galatasaray
announced the addition of center Zach Hankins. He signed a one-year
contract with the Turkish Basketball Champions League newcomer. Hankins
last played with Maccabi Rishon in Israel after joining the team for
the last stretch of the Israeli WInner League. Read more here.
August 4, 2020 - Jason Thompson returns to Zaragoza for another season Casademont
Zaragoza announced that the club has brought back Jason Thompson with a
deal for the upcoming season. Thompson joined Zaragoza back in February
and played three games for the team before the season got suspended.
Read more here.
August 4, 2020 - Brose Bamberg adds David Kravish David
Kravish will continue his career in Germany as he joined Brose Bamberg
for the upcoming season. He played for BAXI Manresa in Spain and the
Basketball Champions League last season, averaging 11.5 points, 6.1
rebounds, two assists, and one block. Read more here.
August 4, 2020 - Thomas Robinson parts ways with Khimki Thomas
Robinson has officially parted ways with BC Khimki, the Russian club
announced on Tuesday, August 4. The contract of the American big man
expired and the Russians decided not to renew it. Read more here.
August 4, 2020 - Baskonia commits long term to Raieste TD
Systems Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz committed long term to Sander Raieste
by signing him to a contract until 2024, the club announced Tuesday.
Raieste (2.04 meters, 21 years old) played last season on loan from
Baskonia with BC Kalev/Cramo. Read more here.
August 4, 2020 - Jure Skific signs with Krka Krka
have completed another transfer! The club from Novo mesto announced
that it has signed a contract with 32-year old power forward Jure
Skific. Skific spent the previous season in French team Saint-Chamond.
Read more here.
August 3, 2020 - VanVleet, Raptors keep Bucks from clinching top East spot The
Toronto Raptors took down the Miami Heat, 107-103, in the opening game
of Monday’s five-game NBA schedule. The outcome prevented the Milwaukee
Bucks from clinching first place in the Eastern Conference. Fred
VanVleet guided his side with a career-high 36 points. Read more here.
August 3, 2020 - Jock Landale leaves Zalgiris Kaunas; wants to move to the NBA Jock
Landale has officially parted ways with Zalgiris Kaunas, the
Lithuanians announced on Monday. Landale, who spent the previous season
with Zalgiris, will attempt to sign with an NBA team in the offseason.
Read more here.
August 3, 2020 - Anthony Gill parts ways with Khimki Anthony
Gill has officially parted ways with Khimki, the Russian team announced
on Monday. Anthony Gill spent the last three seasons with Khimki and is
now a free agent, as his contract expired. Read more here.
August 3, 2020 - Bayern adds Weiler-Babb to backcourt FC
Bayern Munich added some versatility to its backcourt with the signing
of Nick Weiler-Babb to a two-year contract, the club announced Monday.
Weiler-Babb (1.96 meters, 24 years old) arrives from MHP Riesen
Ludwigsburg. Read more here.
August 3, 2020 - Ulm adds strong defender Petrucelli, rookie Landers ratiopharm
Ulm added two pieces to its backcourt by signing the guard tandem of
Trey Landers and John Petrucelli, the club announced Monday. Landers
(1.96 meters, 22 years old) penned a two-year contract as a
professional rookie. Read more here.
August 2, 2020 - Bursaspor tabs Munford for backcourt Bursaspor
has put some fire in its backcourt by signing scoring guard Xavier
Munford for the 2020-21 season. Munford (1.93 meters, 28 years old)
will also make his EuroCup debut after having played the last five
seasons as a pro in his native United States, Spain and China. Read
August 2, 2020 - Ronald Moore pens a 1-year contract with Cibona Cibona
have completed another transfer as they penned a 1-year deal with
32-year old point guard Ronald Moore. Moore spent the previous season
in French side Élan Béarnais, while he averaged 9.5 points, 3 rebounds
and 4.7 assists per game in the French Championship. Read more here.
August 2, 2020 - ALBA gains veteran leadership with Granger ALBA
Berlin gained some valuable leadership at the point guard position with
the signing of Jayson Granger on a one-year deal years, the club
announced on Sunday. Granger (1.89 meters, 30 years old) arrives from
TD Systems Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz. Read more here.
August 2, 2020 - Zvezda adds center Reath Crvena
Zvezda mts Belgrade bolstered its frontcourt by inking center Duop
Reath to a one-year deal. Reath (2.11 meters, 24 years old) arrives
from FMP Belgrade, where he averaged 11.7 points and 4.7 rebounds in 20
Adriatic League games last season. Read more here.
August 1, 2020 - Olimpija re-signs, promotes Sytnikov Cedevita
Olimpija Ljubljana announced a new agreement with up-and-coming talent
Egor Sytnikov, who re-signed his contract until the end of the 2023-24
season. Sytnikov (1.93 meters, 18 years old) has also been promoted to
Olimpija's first team, too. Read more here.
August 1, 2020 - Luka Doncic makes history with his 15th triple-double of the season Luka
Doncic has been no stranger to making history and setting records, be
it in Europe or the NBA. His stats saw a big jump when he joined the
Mavs and he was very consistent in his all-around output over the two
seasons so far. Read more here.
August 1, 2020 - James Harden flipped a Switch vs. Mavs in OT James
Harden of the Houston Rockets shot 70% from the floor and could not be
stopped as he carried the Houston Rockets to a comeback victory against
the Dallas Mavericks in overtime on Friday. Read more here.
August 1, 2020 - Zalgiris re-signs three-point threat Milaknis Zalgiris
Kaunas announced on Saturday that veteran sharpshooter Arturas Milaknis
will remain with the team through the end of the 2021-22 season.
Milaknis is in his second stint with Zalgiris and is set to enter his
11th season with the Lithuanian powerhouse. Read more here.
August 1, 2020 - Trento adds size with Williams Dolomiti
Energia Trento bolstered its froncourt by inking center JaCorey
Williams to a one-year deal. Williams (2.03 meters, 26 years old)
arrives from PAOK Thessaloniki, where he averaged 9.0 points and 6.8
rebounds in 4 Greek League games last season. Read more here.
August 1, 2020 - Deshaun Thomas reached an agreement with Alvark Tokyo Deshaun
Thomas has reached an agreement with Alvark Tokyo for the 2020-21
season, the club announced. Thomas will move to Japan and Asia for the
first time, coming off a two-year run with Panathinaikos. Read more here.
August 1, 2020 - Fournier, Vucevic lead Magic to winning restart The
second day of the NBA season-ending tournament held in Orlando tipped
off with the Orlando Magic defeating the Brooklyn Nets, 128-118, in the
opener for both sides. European duo of Evan Fournier and Nikola Vucevic
heavily impacted the offense. Read more here.
August 1, 2020 - Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 36 to hold off Boston in East showdown Giannis
Antetokounmpo was the most dominant player on the first Bucks’ game
leading the Milwaukee Bucks to a 112-119 win over the Boston Celtics.
The 2020 MVP of the Year candidate had a “monster” game scoring 36
points along with 15 rebounds and 7 assists. Read more here. Check news archive here.