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  News archive April 2015


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April 30, 2015 - Crvena zvezda is the new ABA League champion!
Crvena zvezda Telekom has done it! The Belgrade giant has defeated Cedevita in the Game 4, closed the final series with 3-1 in wins, and became the ABA League champion for the first time in club's history! Read more here.

April 30, 2015 - ABA league Finals, Game 4
Cedevita wins last night in Zagreb and current score in ABA Adriatic league Finals is 2-1 for Crvena zvezda Telekom. Cedevita dominated in this game and Crvena zvezda Telekom actually had no chances in last night game. Read more here.

April 30, 2015 - Rice caps standout season as Eurocup Finals MVP
Tyrese Rice accomplished every goal he set for Khimki Moscow Region this season and then some. After leading Khimki to the 2014-15 Eurocup title with a sweep of the two-game finals series, Rice was voted 2015 Eurocup Finals MVP. Read more here.

April 30, 2015 - Khimki pockets second Eurocup crown!
Khimki Moscow Region is the 2014-15 Eurocup champion and will play in the 2015-16 Turkish Airlines Euroleague. Khimki swept Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas in the two-game finals to conquered its second Eurocup title. Read more here.

April 30, 2015 - Cedevita lives, it's 2-1
The ABA League finals will continue. Cedevita has defeated Crvena zvezda Telekom in the Game 3 and reduced the deficit in the series to 2-1. The next game is scheduled for Thursday, same place, same time. Dom Sportova in Zagreb was packed like never before. Read more here.

April 29, 2015 - Eurocup Finals, Game 2
The final game of the 2014-15 Eurocup season is upon us; Khimki welcomes Herbalife Gran Canaria, holding a comfortable 25-point advantage, for Game 2 of the Eurocup Finals on Wednesday. The team that scores more points during the home-and-away series will lift the trophy. Read more here.

April 29, 2015 - ABA league Finals, Game 3
Time for Game 3 in ABA Adriatic league Finals, as Cedevita will host Crvena zvezda Telekom in Croatian Capital. Current score is 2-0 for Crvena zvezda Telekom, and red and whites have first match-ball to win ABA Adriatic league title. Read more here.

April 28, 2015 - Wisla land another Title
Justyna Zurowska-Cegielska was crowned MVP of the Polish Finals after Wisla Can-Pack eased past Artego Bydgoszcz to re-enforce their illustrious resume with yet another BLK title. Jantel Lavender came up big in Game 4 of the Finals to help Wisla clinch the series 3-1. Read more here.

April 28, 2015 - MVP for April: Georgios Printezis, Olympiacos Piraeus
Only one team advanced to the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four this season without the benefit of home-court advantage when the playoffs started. That same team is the only one that survived after losing Game 1. Read more here.

April 27, 2015 - Shuler named EuroChallenge Final Four MVP
Jamal Shuler of champions JSF Nanterre was voted the MVP of the 2015 edition of the EuroChallenge Final Four, which took place in Trabzon, Turkey on Sunday. The 29-year-old Nanterre guard earned the vote of the accredited journalists to the event. Read more here.

April 27, 2015 - Energia edge out Frankfurt for Third
A Giordan Watson dagger-three less than two seconds from the final buzzer lifted Energia Targu-Jiu to an 83-80 win over Fraport Skyliners in the third place game of the 2015 EuroChallenge Final Four. He finished with 18 points. Read more here.

April 27, 2015 - Paul, Clippers even series with 114-105 win over Spurs
Los Angeles Clippers answered their worst loss in playoff history with one of their most uplifting victories. Chris Paul had 34 points and seven assists, Blake Griffin added 20 points and 19 rebounds, and the Clippers beat the Spurs 114-105 to even their first-round series at two games apiece. Read more here.

April 27, 2015 - Cavs sweep Celts as James scores 27 in 101-93 victory
LeBron James dribbled out the final 20 seconds while players embraced as the Cavaliers completed a sweep of the Celtics. It may have been the calmest, most congenial 20 seconds of a physical game that left two players with potentially serious injuries. Read more here.

April 27, 2015 - Crvena zvezda step away from the ABA title
In a thrilling Game 2, Crvena zvezda Telekom overpowered Cedevita and doubled the lead in the final series! It's now 2-0 for the Belgrade side. The first quarter? It was almost the same as in the Game 1! Crvena zvezda Telekom was flying all over the court, while Cedevita could not respond. Read more here.

April 27, 2015 - Campbell buzzer beater crowns Nanterre
JSF Nanterre were proclaimed EuroChallenge 2015 champions after a lay-up in traffic by Terrance Campbell at the buzzer lifted them to a 64-63 triumph over hosts Trabzonspor Medical Park in a dramatic final. Read more here.

April 26, 2015 - ABA league Finals, Game 2
Less than 24 hours after Game 1 finished, it is time for new excitements in Game 2. Crvena zvezda Telekom take the lead in this Final series with 68-59 win. Red and whites were much better team in first half, but Cedevita started second half better but however it wasn't enough. Read more here.

April 26, 2015 - Zvezda takes the lead
The red and white Pionir Hall had a lot of reasons for joy. Crvena zvezda Telekom has defeated Cedevita in the first game of the ABA League final series. Team captain, Luka Mitoric led Crvena zvezda Telekom with 18 points and 8 rebeounds. Read more here.

April 26, 2015 - Buducnost VOLI parted ways with Dasic
After the end of the ABA League season, Buducnost VOLI and forward Vladimir Dasic agreed to terminate their cooperation. Dasic appeared in 26 ABA League games for Buducnost VOLI this season and averaged 8.1 points, 5 rebounds, 1.6 steals and 1.3 assists per game. Read more here.

April 25, 2015 - Khimki routs Gran Canaria to close in on title
Khimki Moscow Region is just one step away from its second Eurocup title after drubbing Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas 66-91 in Game 1 of the Eurocup Finals on Friday at Gran Canaria Arena. Khimki hosts Game 2 of the two-game total-points series next week. Read more here.

April 25, 2015 - ABA league Finals, Game 1
Final series in ABA Adriatic league will start today. Crvena zvezda Telekom will host Cedevita in best-of-five series, where Crven zvezda Telekom will have home court advantage in fifth game. First two game, Crvena zvezda Telekom will host Cedevita on its home court in Belgrade. Read more here.

April 24, 2015 - European Domestic Leagues send official letter to FIBA
ECA and its Domestic League Shareholders gathered in Barcelona on 15 April 2015, and agreed to send this letter expressing their remarks and a common position regarding the “FIBA Competition System and Calendar as of 2017”. Read more here.

April 24, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Playoffs Game 4 bwin MVP: Andrei Kirilenko, CSKA Moscow
Nine games into his return to the club where first played as a teenager last century, Andrei Kirilenko put his stamp on CSKA Moscow's march into the Final Four with a signature performance that made him the bwin MVP for Game 4 of the playoffs. Read more here.

April 24, 2015 - Eurocup Finals, Game 1
It's time for the 2014-15 Eurocup Finals, a two-game total-points series after which will either Khimki Moscow Region will become only the third team with multiple Eurocup titles, or Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas will lift its first title in its first ever finals appearance. Read more here.

April 24, 2015 - In dramatic fashion, Euroleague Final Four field is set!
An utterly amazing second week of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Playoffs has catapulted a quartet of the strongest teams of the season into the Final Four for what promises to be a weekend full of dramatic basketball from May 14 to 17 in magic Madrid, Spain. Read more here.

April 24, 2015 - Real Madrid KO’s Efes for third straight Final Four berth
Real Madrid pulled away late en route to a 63-76 victory over Anadolu Efes Istanbul on Thursday at Abdi Ipekci Arena to win their best-of-five series 3-1 and advance to the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four for the third consecutive season. Read more here.

April 24, 2015 - Olympiacos to Final Four as Printezis does it again
At the end of a dramatic fourth quarter that featured nine lead changes and six ties, Georgios Printezis played the role of hero again with a three-pointer on the buzzer to lift Olympiacos Piraeus over FC Barcelona 71-68 at Peace and Friendship Stadium to win their playoff series 3-1. Read more here.

April 24, 2015 - Akognon left Partizan NIS
Josh Akognon is no longer a member of Belgrade team. The American and Partizan NIS have mutually agreed to part ways. In ABA League he played 6 games, averaging 10.6 points, 1.5 rebounds and just as many assists per contest. Read more here.

April 24, 2015 - 2014-15 Eurocup MVP: Tyrese Rice, Khimki Moscow Region
Every time Khimki needed a go-to guy this season, Tyrese Rice was there to make the difference. Rice has been unstoppable all season as he led Khimki to the Eurocup Finals. His performances throughout the season earned Rice the honor as the Eurocup MVP for the 2014-15 season. Read more here.

April 23, 2015 - CSKA Moscow routs Panathinaikos to claim Final Four berth
CSKA Moscow produced a defensive masterpiece in routing Panathinaikos 55-74 Wednesday at Olympic Sports Center Athens to win their best-of-five playoffs series 3-1 and take a spot at the 2015 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four. Read more here.

April 23, 2015 - Maccabi extends Landesberg for four more years
The morning after its Turkish Airlines Euroleague title defense ended with a 0-3 playoff series loss against Fenerbahce Ulker, Maccabi Electra started building for next season with the announcement that forward Sylven Landesberg had signed a four-year contract extension. Read more here.

April 23, 2015 - Euroleague Basketball independent judge sanctions Panathinaikos
The Euroleague Basketball Independent Disciplinary Judge has issued a precedent-setting sanction against Panathinaikos Athens after finding that a club executive made extreme verbal threats against the officials on Monday night following the team's 86-85 home victory over CSKA Moscow. Read more here.

April 23, 2015 - Cedevita has qualified for the finals!
Cedevita has defeated Buducnost VOLI in the Game 5 of the semi-finals and advanced to the big ABA League finals! Team from Zagreb will meet Crvena zvezda Telekom in the battle for trophy. Miro Bilan led winners with 16 points. Read more here.

April 22, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Playoffs Game 4: Excitement continues in three series!
After Games 3 provided with some memorable drama with each decided on a final possession, and along the way produced the first Final Four team - Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul - the 2014-15 Euroleague Playoffs continue with Game 4 clashes in three series on Wednesday and Thursday. Read more here.

April 22, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Playoffs Game 3 bwin MVP: Nikos Pappas, Panathinaikos Athens
Nikos Pappas delivered a spectacular performance for Panathinaikos Athens on Monday night, earning himself the bwin MVP award for Game 3 of the playoffs and – more importantly – keeping his team’s Final Four dreams alive. Read more here.

April 22, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Playoffs, Game 4
The first of three Games 4 takes place Wednesday when Panathinaikos Athens hosts CSKA Moscow at 20:45 CET in the Greek capital. CSKA leads the series 2-1. Games 4 in Olympiacos vs. Barcelona and Anadolu Efes vs. Real Madrid are Thursday. Read more here.

April 22, 2015 - ABA league Playoffs, Game 5
After Crvena zvezda Telekom booked its ticket for ABA Adriatic league Finals in Game 4, with win over Partizan NIS, it is time to find out who will be the second finalist, Buducnost VOLI or Cedevita. Current score is 2-2, as both teams defended its Home courts. Read more here.

April 22, 2015 - Janning's buzzer-beater lifts Anadolu Efes over Madrid
Matt Janning dominated the second half to extend his team’s Turkish Airlines Euroleague season for at least two more days. His buzzer-beating three-pointer was the difference as Anadolu Efes edged Real Madrid 75-72 Tuesday at Abdi Ipekci Arena in Game 3 of their best-of-five series. Read more here.

April 22, 2015 - Olympiacos holds off Barcelona to take control of series
In a thrilling showdown Tuesday at Peace and Friendship Stadium that went down to the wire, Olympiacos Piraeus took a 2-1 lead in its best-of-five playoffs series by edging FC Barcelona 73-71. Olympiacos hosts Game 4 on Thursday. Read more here.

April 21, 2015 - Panathinaikos breaks three-point record to stop CSKA 86-85
In a game full of momentum changes, Panathinaikos Athens needed a playoffs long-distance shooting record to hold off CSKA Moscow with an 86-85 home win and prolong their best-of-five playoff series after a dramatic finish. Read more here.

April 21, 2015 - Fenerbahce Ulker sweeps Maccabi to clinch its first Final Four appearance
There will be a new Turkish Airlines Euroleague champion after Fenerbahce Ulker edged Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv 74-75 on Monday night at Menora Mivtachim Arena to sweep their best-of-five series and clinch a ticket to Madrid for the 2015 Final Four. Read more here.

April 21, 2015 - Mestdagh put in charge of Belgium women
Belgium have handed their national team reins to Philip Mestdagh in the hope that he can lead the country to its first EuroBasket Women appearance in 10 years. Mestdagh most recently served as an assistant on the senior team to former head coach Daniel Goethals. Read more here.

April 21, 2015 - Salminen takes helm of Finnish women
Finland have put Pekka Salminen in charge of their women's national team. Having worked as an assistant with the men's side, since 2001, Salminen will not only be at the helm of the senior women's side but will also oversee the programme for the junior women's teams. Read more here.

April 20, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Playoffs Game 3: Three road teams aim to clinch Final Four spots
The on-going excitement of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Playoffs continues on Monday and Tuesday with four Game 3 clashes. Three road teams up 2-0 – Real Madrid, CSKA Moscow and Fenerbahce Ulker – have a first of three chances each to punch their Final Four tickets. Read more here.

April 20, 2015 - Crvena zvezda reached the finals
Crvena zvezda Telekom won also the second game of the semi-finals in front of Partizan NIS' fans and is the first to qualify for the ABA League finals this season. Marcus Williams is the red and white hero. Charles Jenkins and Marcus Williams were its top scorers with 19 points each. Read more here.

April 20, 2015 - Cedevita wins again, there will be Game 5
Cedevita has once again defeated Buducnost VOLI at home court and tied the semi-final series at 2-2! The fifth and decisive game will be played in Podgorica on Wednesday. It is fascinating how many similarities there were between these two matches. Especially in the first-half. Read more here.

April 19, 2015 - ABA league Playoffs, Game 4
Game 4 in ABA league will be played today, just 24 hours after Game 3. In yesterday's games we saw that Cedevita demolished Buducnost VOLI 85-57 and now score is 2-1 for Buducnost VOLI. It will be interesting to see what Buducnost is able to do after disaster in last night's game. Read more here.

April 19, 2015 - Crvena zvezda made a re-break
Crvena zvezda Telekom is the winner of the third game of the semi-final series against Partizan NIS and they did it in front of the opponent's fans. The red and whites can finish the job in the fourth game and reach the finals after four games played. Read more here.

April 19, 2015 - Cedevita strikes back
Cedevita has defeated Buducnost VOLI in the Game 3 of the semi-final series and reduced the overall score to 1-2! The Game 4 will be played on Sunday, again in Zagreb. Cedevita has reduced the deficit to 1-2 in wins and scheduled the Game 4 on Sunday, again in Zagreb. Read more here.

April 18, 2015 - ABA league Playoffs, Game 3
Time for Game 3 in ABA Adriatic league Playoffs. After two played games, Buducnost VOLI successfully defended its home court and have 2-0 advantage against Cedevita. Today, Buducnost VOLI have great chanse to sweep series and qualify to Finals. Read more here.

April 18, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Playoffs Game 2 bwin MVP: Georgios Printezis, Olympiacos Piraeus
To end a week where road teams suffered one tough defeat after another, 2-time Euroleague champion Georgios Printezis changed that tune big-time for Olympiacos Piraeus with a career-best performance that more than earned him the bwin MVP honor for Game 2 of the playoffs. Read more here.

April 18, 2015 - Madrid uses late run, Rodriguez free throws, to edge Efes
Real Madrid rallied from a 17-point third-quarter deficit and a 7-point hole with 2:18 to go to defeat Anadolu Efes Istanbul 90-85 on Friday night at Barclaycard Center and take a 2-0 lead in the teams’ best of five playoffs series. Read more here.

April 18, 2015 - Olympiacos claims key road win at Barcelona
Olympiacos Piraeus bounced back from a Game 1 loss in the best-of-five playoffs series by downing FC Barcelona 63-76 on the road in Game 2 on Friday. The series is tied at 1-1, but Olympiacos now has the home-court advantage and hosts Games 3 and 4 next week. Read more here.

April 17, 2015 - CSKA routs Panathinaikos again, goes up 2-0
CSKA Moscow came within one win of its 12th Final Four in 13 years by beating Panathinaikos Athens 100-80 in Game 2 of their best-of-five playoffs series in the Russian capital. CSKA has a 2-0 lead in the series, which now moves to Athens for a do-or-game Game 3 for Panathinaikos. Read more here.

April 17, 2015 - Fenerbahce Ulker dominates champs
After struggling early in Game 1, Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul came out with a vengeance, took a big early lead and never looked back en route to an 82-67 victory over Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv. Andrew Goudelock led the way with 17 first-half points as Fenerbahce took a 2-0 series lead. Read more here.

April 17, 2015 - Cancar signs a 5-year deal with Olimpija
Union Olimpija signed the first professional contract with young, 18-year old forward Vlatko Cancar, who played for Union Olimpija U19 team this season. As a loaned player, Vlatko Cancar is also gaining experience in the second Slovenian league. Read more here.

April 16, 2015 - 2014-15 All-Eurocup first, second teams announced
The 2014-15 Eurocup basketball season was packed with a lot of action and great players who proved their value in the competition. As it does every season, Euroleague Basketball honors 10 deserving stars as members of the All-Eurocup First and Second Teams. Read more here.

April 16, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Playoffs Game 1 bwin MVP: Gustavo Ayon, Real Madrid
Picking the perfect time for his first Turkish Airlines Euroleague double-double, center Gustavo Ayon led Real Madrid to a come-from-behind 80-71 victory over Anadolu Efes Istanbul in Game 1 of their playoffs series in the Spanish capital on Wednesday. Read more here.

April 16, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Playoffs, Game 2
The 2014-15 Euroleague Playoffs began with wins for the favored, home teams. While Real Madrid and Fenerbahce Ulker saw off stern challenges from the likes of Anadolu Efes and Maccabi Electra, respectively, CSKA Moscow and FC Barcelona rolled to more comfortable wins. Read more here.

April 16, 2015 - Barcelona downs Olympiacos in series opener
FC Barcelona took a 1-0 lead in its best-of-five playoffs series by downing Olympiacos Piraeus 73-57 at home on Wednesday. Barcelona struck first in the series and hosts Game 2 on Friday. This win was Barcelona’s ninth in a row in the Euroleague. Read more here.

April 16, 2015 - Ayon, Rivers star as Madrid rallies past Efes
Real Madrid enjoyed two huge performances from players that are normally the supporting cast as it rallied past Anadolu Efes Istanbul 80-71 in the opening game of their best-of-five playoffs series. K.C. Rivers led the way with a career-high 21 points. Read more here.

April 16, 2015 - It's all tied in Belgrade!
Partizan NIS has beaten Crvena zvezda Telekom in the second game of the semi-final series in Hala Pionir in the drama of the final seconds and tied the series to 1:1. Macvan again the best player of the black and whites. Read more here.

April 16, 2015 - Buducnost has doubled the lead
Buducnost VOLI has once again defeated Cedevita at home and now leads 2-0 in the semi-final series. Podgorica side needs only one more win to advance to the grand finals of ABA League. The semi-final series continues on Saturday, when Cedevita will host Buducnost VOLI in Zagreb. Read more here.

April 16, 2015 - 2014-15 Eurocup Coach of the Year: Aito Garcia Reneses, Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas
Euroleague Basketball is pleased to announce that the 2014-15 Eurocup Coach of the Year is Aito Garcia Reneses of Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas. In his first season on the Gran Canaria bench, Garcia Reneses, 68, has led the club to its first-ever Eurocup Finals. Read more here.

April 15, 2015 - ABA league Playoffs, Game 2
After last night games, it is time for new excitements, Game 2 in ABA Adriatic league Playoffs. Home teams celebrated as Buducnost VOLI wins over Cedevita 82-81, and Crvena zvezda Telekom in great derby topped Partizan NIS 73-64. Read more here.

April 15, 2015 - CSKA Moscow opens playoffs in style by routing Panathinaikos
CSKA Moscow led from tip to buzzer in routing Panathinaikos Athens 93-66 in the opening game of the teams’ best-of-five Turkish Airlines Euroleague Playoffs series. Milos Teodosic starred with 18 points and 8 assists in less than 20 minutes for the winners. Read more here.

April 15, 2015 - Vesely rallies Fenerbahce Ulker past champs for its first playoff win
Fenerbahce Ulker trailed for the first 29 minutes before taking control for good to beat reigning Turkish Airlines Euroleague champion Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv 80-72 at Ulker Sports Arena for the club’s first-ever Euroleague playoff victory. Read more here.

April 15, 2015 - Zvezda in front after the first battle
Crvena zvezda Telekom won the first battle of the semi-final series against Partizan by cracking the resistance of their city rival in the final period. Top scorer of the winning side was Charles Jenkins with 19 points. For Partizan NIS, Milan Mačvan scored 12. Read more here.

April 15, 2015 - Savovic is the hero of Buducnost
Buducnost VOLI has taken the lead in the semi-final series against Cedevita! Boris Savovic scored two decisive free throws just 2 seconds before the end! Savovic led winners with 20 points, J.R. Reynolds added 17 points and Suad Sehovic 12. Read more here.

April 14, 2015 - 2014-15 Eurocup Rising Star Trophy winner: Kristaps Porzingis, Baloncesto Seville
Euroleague Basketball is pleased to announce Kristaps Porzingis of Baloncesto Seville as the winner of the 2014-15 Eurocup Rising Star Trophy. The 19-year-old Latvian big man comes off a strong season - his second in the competition - for Seville, which he led to the Eurocup Last 32. Read more here.

April 14, 2015 - NBA 2K15 updated with 80 new Turkish Airlines Euroleague players
Just in time for the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Playoffs, the ultimate basketball simulation experience, NBA 2K15 has been updated by adding 80 new players to the 25 Euroleague Basketball teams in the game. Read more here.

April 14, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Playoffs, Game 1
The 2014-15 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Playoffs are upon us. Best-of-five series start with the first of two games on the floor of the teams that have earned home-court advantage: Real Madrid, Fenerbahce Ulker, CSKA Moscow and FC Barcelona. Read more here.

April 14, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, inside the Playoffs: FC Barcelona vs. Olympiacos Piraeus
These two storied teams have already met twice in Euroleague Championship Games and in four Final Fours. Now FC Barcelona and Olympiacos Piraeus square off with just a single Final Four ticket available. Read more here.

April 14, 2015 - ABA league Playoffs, Game 1
Time for the new stage in ABA Adriatic league, Playoffs. Four teams who qualified to this stage, will play semifinals, with five possible games. Teams who reach three wins will play Finals and fight for the ABA Adriatic league title. Read more here.

April 14, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, inside the Playoffs: Real Madrid vs. Anadolu Efes Istanbul
After splitting a pair of regular season games, Real Madrid and Anadolu Efes Istanbul clash again with a trip to the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four on the line. Madrid, which reached the Euroleague Championship Game in each of the past two seasons, may be the favorite. Read more here.

April 13, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague,
inside the Playoffs: Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul vs. Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv
Although it may look like a lop-sided matchup experience-wise when Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul returns to the playoffs for the first time in seven years to challenge defending champ Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv, there is much more going into this series than meets the eye. Read more here.

April 13, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, inside the Playoffs: CSKA Moscow vs. Panathinaikos Athens
Two teams tied with six Euroleague titles, the second-most in continental history, CSKA Moscow and Panathinaikos Athens, bring one of the classic confrontations in world basketball to the playoffs for a second consecutive season. Read more here.

April 13, 2015 - ZVVZ USK Prague crowned champions
ZVVZ USK Prague have won their first ever EuroLeague Women title after stunning favourites UMMC Ekaterinburg with a pulsating 72-68 triumph in front of thousands of their jubilant supporters in the Czech capital. Read more here.

April 13, 2015 - Dynamo Kursk finish maiden season third
Dynamo Kursk wrapped up their rookie EuroLeague Women season on a high after securing third place in Prague with a 67-58 success against Fenerbahce at the Final Four. Nnemkadi Ogwumike shone in Dynamo Kursk's third place finish. Read more here.

April 11, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16, Round 14 bwin co-MVPs: Boban Marjanovic and Devin Smith
A champion who made sure his team will keep defending the Turkish Airlines Euroleague title and a breakthrough performer in his last game of the season shared the honors as bwin co-MVPs as the Top 16 closed in round 14 this week. Read more here.

April 11, 2015 - Olympiacos downs Nizhny in Top 16 finale
Olympiacos Piraeus finished Top 16 Group F with a 10-4 record by downing Nizhny Novgorod 77-70 at home on Friday. Olympiacos was already third in Group F regardless of the outcomes this week. Nizhny finished the Top 16 in eighth place with a 4-10 record. Read more here.

April 11, 2015 - Barcelona handles Galatasaray, extends win-streak
FC Barcelona is entering playoffs on an 8-game winning streak after a comfortable 65-88 road win over Galatasaray. Barcelona led for majority of the night, but broke the game open with a 0-10 at the start of the 4th quarter to open a 51-71 margin and cruise to victory for 11-3 record in Group E. Read more here.

April 11, 2015 - Madrid pulls away late, clinches first place
Real Madrid clinched the first place in Group E, using a 13-2 fourth quarter run and pulling away for 99-83 win over the visiting Zalgiris Kaunas in the final Top 16 game of the season on Friday night. Madrid finished Top 16 with 11-3 record, same as FC Barcelona. Read more here.

April 11, 2015 - Party in Prague as hosts make Final
ZVVZ USK Prague continued their historic season after sparking a party in the Czech capital with a pulsating late display to take a 62-49 triumph against Fenerbahce and secure a first ever EuroLeague Women Final. Laia Palau had a classy 13 points, seven assists and six rebounds. Read more here.

April 11, 2015 - Unstoppable UMMC sweep into Final
After falling at the semi-final hurdle last season, the former champions seemed galvanised by the loss of their kingpin Diana Taurasi and doubly determined to light up the Czech capital with a stellar team effort. Parker was equally lethal with and without ball in hand. Read more here.

April 10, 2015 - Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism becomes Final Four partner
Euroleague Basketball is proud to announce that the biggest weekend in world basketball, the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four, will be enjoying the partnership of the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism thanks to a new agreement between the two entities. Read more here.

April 10, 2015 - Fenerbahce Ulker downs Efes in Istanbul derby
Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul finished the Top 16 on a high note by beating rival Anadolu Efes Istanbul 83-72 at home in the Istanbul derby. Despite the loss, Efes also advanced to the playoffs thanks to other results. Read more here.

April 10, 2015 - Maccabi claims playoff berth, knocks out ALBA
Defending Turkish Airlines Euroleague champion Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv outlasted ALBA Berlin 64-73 Thursday at O2 World in the German capital to clinch a playoff berth and deny the hosts their first taste of the playoffs. Maccabi never trailed, though ALBA kept it close throughout. Read more here.

April 10, 2015 - Marjanovic lifts Zvezda past Panathinaikos in a thriller
Playing in their last Euroleague game of the season, Boban Marjanovic made game-winning free throws with 2.2 seconds to go and Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade rallied late to a thrilling 69-68 win over playoff-bound Panathinaikos Athens in Hala Pionir on Thursday night. Read more here.

April 10, 2015 - CSKA routs Milan to take first place in Group F
CSKA Moscow routed EA7 Emporio Armani Milan 79-88 on Thursday at Mediolanum Forum in a game that wasn’t as close as the final score would indicate. The result saw CSKA clinch first place in Group F with a 12-2 record. It will face Panathinaikos Athens in the playoffs. Read more here.

April 10, 2015 - Unicaja eliminates Laboral in Top 16 finale
Unicaja Malaga finished its 2014-15 Turkish Airlines Euroleague season in style by downing Laboral Kutxa Vitoria 93-84 in Malaga. Unicaja finished the Top 16 with a 4-10 record in Group F. Laboral, finished fifth at 6-8 due to its tie-break disadvantage against Anadolu Efes Istanbul. Read more here.

April 10, 2015 - Zvezda's Marjanovic sets rebounds mark to end milestone season
Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade center Boban Marjanovic rang out his fantastic Turkish Airlines Euroleague season by setting another new all-time Turkish Airlines Euroleague record in his team's Top 16 finale against Panathinaikos Athens. Marjanovic finished the game with 16 boards. Read more here.

April 9, 2015 - Eurocup Semifinals, Game 2 co-MVPs: Tyrese Rice and James Augustine, Khimki
Khimki Moscow Region benefited from a true team effort to defeat Banvit Bandirma 93-89 to earn Eurocup Finals. 2 of the catalysts in that win, blue-collar defensive standout James Augustine and Tyrese Rice, share the honors as Eurocup Semifinals Game 2 co-MVPs. Read more here.

April 9, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 Round 14: Decision time!
The 2014-15 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 has come to its final round with a lot left to decide. There are five teams fighting for three unclaimed playoff spots, while seven of eight top-four places in Group E and Group F are still to be settled, thereby determining the playoffs matchups. Read more here.

April 9, 2015 - Gran Canaria beats Unics again to reach Eurocup Finals!
Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas reached the Eurocup Finals for the first time in club history by downing Unics Kazan 78-76 in front of over 8,000 fans at Gran Canaria Arena on Wednesday. Gran Canaria swept the two-game series, improved its Eurocup record to 21-1. Read more here.

April 9, 2015 - Rice helps Khimki return to Eurocup Finals
Khimki Moscow Region needed to sweat it out in the end, but recorded a 93-89 victory to clinch a berth in the 2015 Eurocup Finals. Tyrese Rice scored 28 points, including a pair of free throws with 10.2 seconds to go, to lead Khimki to the victory. Read more here.

April 9, 2015 - CSKA's Fridzon breaks finger
CSKA Moscow shooting guard Vitaly Fridzon may miss the playoffs due to a broken finger, the club announced Wednesday. Fridzon broke the middle finger on his right hand - his shooting one - during practice on Wednesday. Read more here.

April 9, 2015 - ABA league Coach of the 2014-15 season: Dejan Radonjic
Head coach of Crvena zvezda Telekom Dejan Radonjic is selected to be the best coach of the 2014-15 season of ABA League. He claimed the honour for the second season in a row. After selecting the ideal five of the 2014-15 season the time has come to determine the best head coach. Read more here.

April 8, 2015 - Maccabi, Smith together until 2018
One of most versatile players in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague has found a long-term home as Maccabi Electra announced that it has reached a new agreement with Devin Smith to keep one of the leaders of its continental title team last season through the end of the 2017-18 season. Read more here.

April 8, 2015 - Eurocup Semifinals, Game 2: Home teams look to make advantage count
Return legs of the Eurocup semifinals on Wednesday will decide which two teams will square off for the 2014-15 Eurocup title. The sides that score more points during the two-game semifinals series will advance to the finals. Read more here.

April 8, 2015 - ABA league Top prospect of 2014-15: Nikola Jokic
Nikola Jokic of Mega Leks is selected for the best young player of the 2014-15 season, his second in the regional competition with the team from Sremska Mitrovica. At the end of his dominant season he was also named the MVP of the regular season. Read more here.

April 8, 2015 - Final Four swansong for Bibrzycka
Polish basketball great and Fenerbahce wing star Agnieszka Bibrzycka has announced that she plans to retire at the end of the current campaign. It means she will head to the Final Four in Prague this weekend looking to secure a fitting end to what has been illustrious EuroLeague Women career. Read more here.

April 7, 2015 - UMMC left reeling from Taurasi absence
UMMC Ekaterinburg have had their hopes of recapturing the EuroLeague Women title dealt a major blow after it was confirmed their prize asset Diana Taurasi has been ruled out of the Final Four with a broken hand. Read more here.

April 7, 2015 - Duke wins its fifth national title with 68-63 win over Wisconsin
A riveting title game for the ages between two No. 1 seeds played out Monday night inside Lucas Oil Stadium. Duke claimed the 2015 championship trophy with a 68-63 win over Wisconsin. It gives the Blue Devils program and its Hall of Fame coach, Mike Krzyzewski, five national titles. Read more here.

April 7, 2015 - Brook Lopez scores 32, Nets beat short-handed Blazers
Brook Lopez doesn't speak to his twin brother on the court. Hadn't spoken to him at all since a late-night McDonald's run the night before. His play did all the talking Monday. He dominated Robin Lopez and the short-handed Portland frontcourt with 32 points and nine rebounds. Read more here.

April 6, 2015 - Avtodor extends winning streak in Samara
Avtodor Saratov defeated Krasnye Krylia Samara on the road, 97-80. The visitors dominated the first half before nearly throwing away a 20-point lead in the 3rd quarter. But Vladimir Rodionov's men held on and picked up their 5th straight victory. Read more here.

April 6, 2015 - Nymburk busts slump with 99-point outburst
Nymburk (Czech Republic) defeated Enisey (Russia) at home, 99-87. The home team surged to a double-digit in the 2nd quarter and never let Enisey get close down the stretch. Nymburk snaps a six-game skid with the victory. Read more here.

April 2, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 Round 13: Playoff picture nears completion
The penultimate week of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 brings with it the possibility that it will provide the names of the teams that will grab the three open playoff spots. Five games on Thursday feature El Clasico between the arch-rivals FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. Read more here.

April 2, 2015 - ABA League and clubs agree on Playoffs details
A meeting of ABA League management and the representatives of clubs, participating in the 2014-15 Playoffs – Buducnost VOLI, Cedevita, Crvena zvezda Telekom and Partizan NIS – took place in Ljubljana. Read more here.

April 1, 2015 - Eurocup Semifinals, Game 1: Open fire!
The 2014-15 Eurocup season is down to four would-be champions, all of whom are set and ready for Game 1 of the home-and-away semifinals series this week. The teams that score more points combined in each of the two-game series will advance to the finals. Read more here.

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