September 26, 2017 - Salic, Pecarski and Nikolic signed with Partizan NIS After
successfully ended negotiations with Bayern Munich, Marko Pecarski,
signed a contract with the black and white. The young power forward,
born in 2000, spent the majority of the preseason with Partizan NIS
team and appeared also at the ABA Super Cup in Bar. Read more here.
September 26, 2017 - Igor Penov returns to MZT Skopje Aerodrom Just
couple of days before the start of the new ABA League season, MZT
Skopje have completed another transfer. Igor Penov is the new name in
MZT roster! Penov has been practicing with the team during the whole
summer, while now the two sides have officially signed a contract. Read
September 26, 2017 - Rytas tabs veteran center Mavrokefalidis A
former All-EuroCup star is back in the competition after a season away
as Lietuvos Rytas on Monday announced the signing of center Loukas
Mavrokefalidis to a one-year contract. Mavrokefalidis has played five
previous 7DAYS EuroCup seasons in his native Greece and Russia. Read
September 26, 2017 - Valencia extends San Emeterio through 2019 Valencia
Basket announced that Fernando San Emeterio has agreed to a new
contract that will keep him wearing orange through the end of the
2018-19 season. San Emeterio who originally joined Valencia in the
summer of 2015, was already under contract for the coming season. Read
September 26, 2017 - Tofas Bursa bolsters backcourt with Paunic Tofas
Bursa fortified its backcourt by signing veteran guard Ivan Paunic to a
two-month contract. Paunic (1.98 meters, 30 years old) arrives from
Spanish side Montakit Fuenlabrada, where he has spent the past two
seasons. Read more here.
September 25, 2017 - Valencia, Van Rossom reunite Valencia
Basket and guard Sam Van Rossom will mark their fifth season together
after the sides agreed on another contract on Sunday. Van Rossom (1.88
meters, 31 years old) missed the end of last season due to a knee
injury as Valencia won the Spanish League title for the first time.
Read more here.
September 24, 2017 - Cedevita win the 1st ever ABA Super Cup Cedevita
have won the 2017 ABA Super Cup by beating Buducnost VOLI in the final.
This is the first ever ABA trophy for the Orange crew and they
certainly believe that they can add another one in this season. Read
September 23, 2017 - Three-time EuroLeague champ Perperoglou joins Hapoel Hapoel
Bank Yahav Jerusalem announced on Friday morning the addition of triple
Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champ, Stratos Perperoglou, to the team for
the upcoming season. Perperoglou arrives from FC Barcelona Lassa, where
he played the last two seasons. Read more here.
September 23, 2017 - Zenit's Pushkov to sit out full season Zenit
St Petersburg's big man Anton Pushkov will miss the upcoming season
after having suffered ACL rupture in the knee and meniscus. Pushkov
(2.08 meters, 28 years old) will undergo surgery in the upcoming days
and is expected to be sidelined for at least 9 months. Read more here.
September 22, 2017 - Reggio Emilia inks former All-EuroCup forward Wright Grissin
Bon Reggio Emilia added a familiar face to its frontcourt weeks ahead
of the new 7DAYS EuroCup campaign by inking power forward Julian Wright
to a one-year deal. Wright (2.03 meters, 30 years old) joined Reggio
Emilia for the Italian League playoffs last season. Read more here.
September 22, 2017 - Baskonia's Garino, one month out Baskonia
Vitoria Gasteiz new forward Patricio Garino will be missing the start
of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague regular season, as the club
confirmed on Thursday that he will be sidelined for four weeks due to
injury. Read more here.
September 21, 2017 - European basketball celebrates Coach Ivkovic's legendary career In
an unforgettable evening for European basketball fans, Olympiacos
Piraeus hosted an All-Star team to honor Dusan Ivkovic, who has
announced his retirement after an unprecedented 48-year career on the
bench. Read more here.
September 21, 2017 - Partizan puts Miller at point guard Partizan
NIS Belgrade continues to be busy in putting together a team for its
upcoming 7DAYS EuroCup return by signing a two-year deal with point
guard Patrick Miller. Miller (1.86 meters, 25 years old) himself
returns to the competition after three seasons. Read more here.
September 21, 2017 - Special night in Bar, Mornar advance to the next stage Mornar
defeated Partizan NIS in the quarter-finals of 2017 ABA Super Cup and
advanced to the next stage of the competition. Derek Needham will
definitely be the leader of this new team of Mornar. He was the real
boss down on the court, while he finished the match with 22 points.
Read more here.
September 21, 2017 - Buducnost VOLI will play in the ABA Super Cup semi-finals We
have witnessed the first major comeback in the 2017-18 season.
Buducnost VOLI were down by 10 points in the 29th minute of the match
against Cibona – 58:68, but they managed to bounce back and to win this
game by 96:90. Read more here.
September 20, 2017 - Cedevita the first to reach ABA Super Cup Semi-finals Cedevita
have achieved a victory over FMP in the opening game of the inaugural
ABA Super Cup and have become the first to qualify amongst the top
four. They have been a better opponent through the majority of the game
and have in the end deservedly celebrated the victory. Read more here.
September 20, 2017 - Mega Bemax advance to ABA Super Cup semis The
boys from Sremska Mitrovica could not have wished for a better opening
of the new season. In the ABA Super Cup quarter-finals, Mega Bemax
prevailed over Igokea, showed some pretty good basketball along the way
and, most importantly, advanced to the next stage of the competition.
Read more here.
September 20, 2017 - Patrick Miller is a new player of Partizan NIS Patrick
Miller has signed a contract with Partizan NIS. This 25-year old
American point guard studied at Tennessee State University, while he
averaged 23.7 points, 4.1 assists and 4.5 rebounds per game in his
senior year in NCAA League. Read more here.
September 20, 2017 - Barca, Navarro commit to another decade together on, off court Expect
to see the legendary Juan Carlos Navarro remain at the heart of FC
Barcelona Lassa's basketball ambitions in the Turkish Airlines
EuroLeague for a long time to come. On Tuesday, the club announced a
new 10-year agreement with Navarro. Read more here.
September 20, 2017 - Partizan reunites with veteran Cakarevic Serbian
powerhouse Partizan NIS Belgrade has agreed to terms with another of
its former players, signing a one-year deal with veteran forward Marko
Cakarevic, the club announced on Tuesday. Cakarevic already played for
Partizan from 2011 to 2013. Read more here.
September 20, 2017 - RETAbet Bilbao signs shot blocking extraordinaire Gladness RETAbet
Bilbao Basket signed center Mickell Gladness, who is best known for his
shot blocking prowess. Gladness arrives from Estonian side Kalev/Cravo,
where he averaged 8.0 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.5 blocks over 24 games
in the VTB United League last season. Read more here.
September 19, 2017 - Zadar signed with Luka Bozic Zadar
are continuing to build the team for next season, as they have brought
in talented 21-year old Luka Bozic, who spent the last season with
Zagreb. The player averaged 22.2 points, 6.8 rebounds and 6 assists per
game. Read more here.
September 19, 2017 - Dominic Gilbert inks contract with Cibona Cibona
announced that they officially signed a contract with Australian small
forward Dominic Gilbert. Gilbert has been playing for Cibona in the
2017 preseason, and he obviously left a good impression so head coach
Slobodan Subotic decided to keep him in the team. Read more here.
September 19, 2017 - Barcelona locks up Smits for future FC
Barcelona put a piece in place for the future by signing forward
Rolands Smits, last season's 7DAYS EuroCup Rising Star Trophy winner,
until 2022 – and then immediately loaning him back for the upcoming
2017-18 season to the same team he has played for his whole pro career.
Read more here.
September 19, 2017 - Partizan re-signs Velickovic Partizan
NIS Belgrade re-signed veteran power forward Novica Velickovic for the
coming season, the club announced Monday. Velickovic (2.05 meters, 30
years old) is set to start his eighth season with Partizan. Read more here.
September 18, 2017 - EuroBasket 2017, Day 15 roundup: Slovenia captures the crown! EuroBasket
2017 came to a close Sunday night with a historic night for Slovenian
basketball. Slovenia outlasted Serbia 93-85 at Sinan Erdem Dome in
Istanbul, Turkey, to become the champion of Europe for the first time.
Read more here.
September 16, 2017 - EuroBasket 2017, Day 14 roundup Serbia
led all but 26 seconds of the night before holding off Russia an
exciting EuroBasket 2017 semifinals in Istanbul, Turkey. Serbia will
face Slovenia in the gold-medal game on Sunday, while Russia will play
Spain for the bronze. Read more here.
September 16, 2017 - Baskonia inks veteran sniper Janning After
losing its shooting guard Jordan McRae for the next two months due to a
shoulder injury, Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz reacted quickly by signing
veteran shooting guard Matt Janning, the club announced on Friday.
Janning (1.93 meters, 29 years old) signed a two-month contract. Read
September 16, 2017 - ALBA shooter Butterfield out 4 to 6 weeks ALBA
Berlin might have to start the 7DAYS EuroCup season without a
sharpshooter at its disposal after newcomer Spencer Butterfield
suffered an ankle injury in a preseason game. Butterfield went down
during a loss against fellow EuroCup competitor Herbalife Gran Canaria
Las Palmas. Read more here.
September 15, 2017 - EuroBasket 2017, Day 13 roundup Slovenia
will wait until Friday evening before learning who its opponent will be
in Sunday’s EuroBasket 2017 gold medal game. Slovenia routed Spain in
the first semifinal, and will play the winner of the Friday semifinal
between Russia and Serbia for the title. Read more here.
September 15, 2017 - Euroleague Basketball helps honor Alphonso Ford in Pesaro Euroleague
Basketball will pay tribute to one of the great scorers in basketball
history at the 13th Alphonso Ford Memorial Game on Tuesday, September
19 in Pesaro, Italy. The game will feature VL Basketball Pesaro,
hosting 7DAYS EuroCup squad Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia. Read more here.
September 14, 2017 - Anadolu Efes inks small forward Muric Anadolu
Efes Istanbul added another weapon on Wednesday by signing small
forward Edo Muric. The contract is for one season with an option for a
second. Muric (2.02 meters, 25 years old) arrives from fellow Turkish
side Banvit Bandirma. Read more here.
September 14, 2017 - EuroBasket 2017, Day 12 roundup Russia
and Serbia advanced to the medal round at EuroBasket 2017 with
respective victories over Greece and Italy. They will meet in Friday’s
semifinal game. Slovenia and Spain will play each other Thursday for a
spot in the gran finale. Read more here.
September 13, 2017 - Nikola Ivanovic officially joins Budućnost VOLI After
returning from 2017 FIBA EuroBasket where he played for Montenegro
national team, Nikola Ivanovic has officially become a player of
Buducnost VOLI! Excellent point guard signed a 2-year contract with the
club from Podgorica, while he has already joined the team preparations.
Read more here.
September 13, 2017 - AX Milan acquires Gudaitis from Rytas AX
Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan bolstered its lineup with the addition of
center Arturas Gudaitis, who arrives from 7DAYS EuroCup squad Lietuvos
Rytas Vilnius. Gudaitis (2.08 meters, 24 years old) led the EuroCup
Regular Season in blocked shots (2.0 bpg.). Read more here.
September 13, 2017 - Baskonia loses McRae for two months Baskonia
Vitoria Gasteiz announced that shooting guard Jordan McRae will miss
the start of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague due to a shoulder injury.
McRae got injured in a pre-season game against Movistar Estudiantes in
Logroņo, Spain on Sunday. Read more here.
September 13, 2017 - EuroBasket 2017, Day 11 roundup The
first day of quarterfinals action at EuroBasket 2017 took place at
Sinan Erdem Dome in Istanbul, Turkey on Tuesday. Spain advanced to the
semifinals by downing Germany 72-84. Slovenia edged Latvia 103-97 in an
outstanding game. Read more here.
September 11, 2017 - Crvena Zvezda brings back three-time EuroLeague champ Antic A
three-time Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champion is changing uniforms
with the announcement Monday that big man Pero Antic is leaving
Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul to rejoin Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade, his
former team from 10 years ago. Read more here.
September 11, 2017 - Dusan Ivkovic to be honored as Euroleague Basketball Legend Euroleague
Basketball is proud to announce that Dusan Ivkovic, as he ends a
remarkable career that has seen him walk the sidelines in five
different decades, will be honored on Sept. 20, in Greece as the first
head coach to be chosen for the distinction of Euroleague Basketball
Legend. Read more here.
September 10, 2017 - EuroBasket 2017, Day 10 roundup The
second day of eighthfinals action at EuroBasket 2017 took place on
Sunday at Sinan Erdem Dome in Istanbul, Turkey, where Latvia, Serbia,
Spain and Russia all advanced to the quarterfinals. Spain will face
Germany and Latvia will take on Slovenia in Tuesday’s quarterfinals
games. Read more here.
September 9, 2017 - EuroBasket 2017, Day 9 roundup Elimination
rounds at the EuroBasket 2017 have tipped off on Saturday at Sinan
Erdem Dome in Istanbul Turkey with first four eighthfinals matchups, as
Greece, Italy, Germany and the unbeaten Slovenia emerged as the
quarterfinalists. Read more here.
September 9, 2017 - Crvena Zvezda adds scoring punch with Rochestie Crvena
Zvezda mts announced addition of veteran point guard Taylor Rochestie,
former Turkish Airlines EuroLeague top scorer, who signed a one-year
deal. Rochestie earned the 2015 Alphonso Ford Trophy for posting 18.9
points per EuroLeague game while playing for Nizhny Novgorod. Read more
September 9, 2017 - MZT Skopje Aerodrom extended with Jure Lalic Croatian
center Jure Lalic will continue to wear MZT Skopje Aerodrom jersey next
season, since he agreed to extend cooperation. The experienced center,
who used to play for Zadar, Cibona, Krka, Petrol Olimpija, Lukoil
Academic, Stelmet and Charleroi, had a solid previous season. Read more
September 8, 2017 - EuroBasket 2017, Day 8 roundup The
final day of group stage has determined the remaining eighthfinals
matchups, setting the stage for single-game elimination rounds.
Thursday games decided that Group C winner Spain will play against host
nation Turkey, Group D winner Serbia will face Hungary. Read more here.
September 8, 2017 - Fenerbahce tabs All-EuroLeague guard Wanamaker Continental
champion Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul added a reigning All-EuroLeague
selection to its roster for the second time this summer when it signed
point guard Brad Wanamaker on Thursday to a one-year contract. Read
September 8, 2017 - Young gun Aleksa Uskokovic inks 4-year deal with FMP Aleksa
Uskokovic has signed a 4-year deal with FMP. This 18-year old shooting
guard had previously passed through all youth selections of Crvena
zvezda mts, with whom he played twice at the Euroleague Adidas Next
Generation Tournament. Read more here.
September 7, 2017 - Djordje Majstorovic is no longer Partizan NIS player Djordje
Majstorovic is no longer Partizan NIS player. Last season Majstorovic
averaged 4.4 points and 2.5 rebounds per game in the ABA League. At the
beginning of the preseason period he has practiced with the rest of the
squad, but the club has reached the decision to terminate the contract.
Read more here.
September 7, 2017 - Partizan adds Stevanovic, Gavrilovic, promotes Tadic Partizan
NIS announced the arrival of two new players, guard Andreja Stevanovic
and forward Strahinja Gavrilovic, as well as re-signing top prospect
Tadija Tadic until the end of the 2020-21 season. Stevanovic and
Gavrilovic arrive from Dynamic BG Belgrade. Read more here.
September 6, 2017 - EuroBasket 2017, Day 7 roundup Slovenia
and Lithuania clinched first place in their respective groups at
EuroBasket 2017. Slovenia downed France 95-78 while Lithuania bested
Germany 72-89. Greece topped Poland 85-77 and Ukraine thrashed Israel
64-88 to stay alive in the competition. Italy edged Georgia 69-71. Read
September 6, 2017 - Lietkabelis lands Gary Talton at point Lithuanian
side Lietkabelis Panevezys announced the addition of point guard Gary
Talton for the next season. Talton (1.86 meters, 27 years old) arrives
from the Rethymno Cretan Kings of the Greek League, where last season
he averaged 11.8 points, 2.7 rebounds and 4.2 assists in 29 games. Read
September 5, 2017 - EuroBasket 2017, Day 6 roundup A
decisive Tuesday at EuroBasket 2017 saw all but two of 16 places in the
elimination rounds covered, none more surprising than Finland and
Hungary. Only Slovenia and Spain remained undefeated, however. Slovenia
ran its perfect record in Helsinki to 4-0 by thrashing winless Iceland
75-102. Read more here.
September 5, 2017 - Zadar agreed with Kraljevic, Spralja and Taphorn The
roster of Zadar is now officially stronger for three players. Centers
Filip Kraljevic and Sime Spralja, that are practicing with Zadar for
some time now and forward Nathan Taphorn have agreed to join the
Dalmatian side. Read more here.
September 5, 2017 - Stefan Sinovec joins Mega Bemax Stefan
Sinovec will spend one more season in ABA League. His name is well
familiar among the ABA League fans, while today we can confirm that you
will be able to watch this player in the 2017/18 edition of the
regional championship. Read more here.
September 4, 2017 - EuroBasket 2017, Day 5 roundup Group
C in Cluj-Napoca, Romania and Group D in Istanbul, Turkey took the
stage again on Monday, and by evening's end three leaders were still
undefeated, Russia and Croatia despite solid challenges, while Spain
kept making it look easy. Read more here.
September 3, 2017 - EuroBasket 2017, Day 4 roundup Group
A in Helsinki and Group B in Tel Aviv returned to action with three
games each on Sunday. Slovenia took control of the first and put one
foot in the next round, while the situation got complicated in Group B
with an upset and an undefeated team falling. Read more here.
September 2, 2017 - EuroBasket 2017, Day 3 roundup All
four groups in all four cities were hopping as 24 teams played on
Saturday in the first of two 12-game days at EuroBasket 2017. Every
team was playing the second of five games each in their groups. Germany
and Italy emerged as undefeated co-leaders in Group B. Read more here.
September 1, 2017 - Baskonia secures Sedekerskis long-term On
Friday morning, Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz announced a contract extension
with Tadas Sedekerskis, one of the club's most prominent prospects.
Sedekerskis (2.00 meters, 19 years old) has signed a new contract with
the club until the end of the 2021-22 season. Read more here.
September 1, 2017 - Baskonia adds forward Garino for three seasons In
a busy Friday morning, Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz made official the
addition of small forward Patricio Garino for the next three seasons.
Garino (1.98 meters, 24 years old) arrives from the Austin Spurs of the
D-League, where he averaged 11.2 points, 3.4 rebounds, 2 assists and
1.5 steals. Read more here.
September 1, 2017 - EuroBasket 2017, Day 2 roundup In
the opening game in Cluj-Napoca, lock-down defense in the final quarter
helped Croatia pull away from Hungary for a first win, 58-67. Hungary
had led 53-52 before a 0-8 blast put Croatia in the driver's seat. Its
defense held Hungary to just 5 points in the fourth quarter to win
going away. Read more here.
September 1, 2017 - Levallois Metropolitans signs Florent Pietrus Following
a stroke of bad luck for the team with the shoulder injury of big man
Rod Odom, Levallois Metropolitans announced on Friday a replacement for
him, who is none other than veteran Florent Pietrus, a former 7DAYS
EuroCup champ. Read more here.
September 1, 2017 - Partizan NIS and Ian Baker terminated their cooperation on mutual consent Ian
Baker is not Partizan NIS player anymore. After an injury of the lower
leg has been diagnosed, the player and club have agreed that the best
possible solution for both parties is to terminate the agreement that
they had in place. Read more here. Check news archive here.
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