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  News archive April 2019


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April 29, 2019 - UNICS erases 13-point deficit in Poland
UNICS defeated Zielona Gora on the road, 82-73. Zielona Gora opened the game on an 11-2 run, led by Zeljko Sakic and Markel Starks. The Poles went on to win the 1st quarter by a comfortable line of 26-15. But the momentum began to shift Kazan’s direction in the 2nd quarter. Read more here.

April 29, 2019 - Enisey takes 9th place at Avtodor’s expense
Enisey Krasnoyarsk defeated Avtodor Saratov at home, 88-84. Early on, the visitors dictated the tempo. Led by a trio of foreign players–Golden, Savovic, Buford–Avtodor grabbed a quick 14-5 lead. But the Siberians recovered quickly. Read more here.

April 29, 2019 - Khimki beats PARMA by season-best 34
Khimki Moscow Region defeated PARMA Perm at home, 97-63. Khimki (19-6) was guaranteed 3rd place no matter the outcome, whereas PARMA (5-20) could finish anywhere from 12th to last place. Alexey Shved finished with 21 points and five assists. Read more here.

April 29, 2019 - Nizhny uses 3rd-quarter surge to defeat Tsmoki
Nizhny Novgorod Russia defeated Tsmoki-Minsk Belarus at home, 77-70. Tsmoki started the game with stifling defense, limiting the home team to only 13 1st-quarter points. The Dragons were led by Devon Saddler, who dropped 10 in the period. Read more here.

April 29, 2019 - VEF derails Lokomotiv for win #10 and 10th place
VEF defeated Lokomotiv at home, 75-71. VEF closed the season in style, knocking off visiting Lokomotiv for its 10th win and a top-10 finish. The Latvians opened the year 3-13, but won seven of 10 down the stretch, including back-to-back wins at home to finish the 2018-19 campaign. Read more here.

April 27, 2019 - Barcelona tops Efes, ties series again
FC Barcelona Lassa survived a do-or-die situation by downing Anadolu Efes Istanbul 82-72 at home in Game 4 of their best-of-five series on Friday. Their series, tied 2-2, will be decided when Efes hosts Game 5 next week. Read more here.

April 27, 2019 - CSKA rallies into Final Four, ends Baskonia's dream
CSKA Moscow advanced to its 16th Final Four in 17 years by rallying from behind to down KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz 83-92 in Game 4 to win their playoff series 1-3. CSKA's second road win in a row ended Baskonia's dream of playing the Final Four there before its own fans. Read more here.

April 26, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs, Game 4
After defending champ Real Madrid swept Panathinaikos OPAP Athens to become the first team to punch its Final Four ticket, Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul duly followed course with a resounding 82-99 win at Zalgiris Kaunas on Thursday night, clinching the series 3-1. Read more here.

April 26, 2019 - Muhammed inspires Fenerbahce to the Final Four
Fenerbahce became the second team to advance into the Final Four with 82-99 road victory at Zalgiris, clinching the series 3-1. Fenerbahce made a sensational start to lead 10-27 in the first quarter, before Zalgiris fought back and narrowed the gap to just 4 points. Read more here.

April 25, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs Game 3 MVP: Shane Larkin, Anadolu Efes Istanbul
On a near-perfect night for Anadolu Efes Istanbul, guard Shane Larkin was close to perfection himself as he became MVP for Game 3 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs. Larkin lifted Efes to a 68-102 road win over FC Barcelona Lassa. Read more here.

April 25, 2019 - Reyes, Real Madrid together one more season
Fresh off qualifying for the 2019 Final Four in Vitoria-Gasteiz, defending champ Real Madrid announced on Thursday that team captain Felipe Reyes will play with the team one more season until June of 2020. Read more here.

April 24, 2019 - Buducnost VOLI assign Petar Mijovic as their new head coach
After parting ways with Jasmin Repesa, Buducnost VOLI announced that Petar Mijovic will be the head coach of the first team in the rest of the season. Petar Mijovic has been working in the youth selections of Buducnost VOLI for the past two years, so he knows the club very well. Read more here.

April 24, 2019 - Jasmin Repesa resigns as Buducnost VOLI head coach
Jasmin Repesa is no longer the head coach of Buducnost VOLI. Repesa has resigned from this position after his team lost the decisive Game 5 in the 2019 ABA League Finals, while the club’s management has accepted Repesa's resignation. Read more here.

April 23, 2019 - Crvena Zvezda clinches its EuroLeague return
Crvena Zvezda clinched its return to the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague by winning the ABA League title. Zvezda routed Buducnost VOLI Podgorica 97-54 in the fifth-and-deciding game of the ABA League finals and will return to Europe's premier competition after a one-year absence. Read more here.

April 23, 2019 - ABA league Playoffs MVP: Billy Baron
Billy Baron is the MVP of the ABA League Playoffs! He deserved himself the honour by taking his team to the trophy as a true leader! During the eight games that he has appeared in during the Playoffs, Baron averaged 13.8 points, 2.8 rebounds, 2.8 assists per game and a valuation of 14.5. Read more here.

April 22, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs, Game 3
After higher seeds hosted the first two games of each of the four series, the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs continue on Tuesday and Wednesday with Game 3. Real Madrid visits Panathinaikos OPAP Athens and is the only team that can clinch its Final Four spot in Game 3. Read more here.

April 21, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs Game 2 MVP: Vincent Poirier, KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz
Already down in the series and facing an opponent that did not lose a home playoffs game in 11 years, Vincent Poirier stepped up in a major way and led KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz to a 68-78 road win over CSKA Moscow. Read more here.

April 21, 2019 - The game of the season coming up in Belgrade
The most important game of the 2018-19 ABA League season is coming up, as Crvena zvezda mts will be hosting Buducnost VOLI in Game 5 of the ABA League Finals in Belgrade. Buducnost VOLI are currently on a run, as they have won the last two games of the final series. Read more here.

April 20, 2019 - Durant, Green double-technical rescinded
The NBA has rescinded technical fouls called against Kevin Durant and JaMychal Green during Game 3, the league announced. Both players appeared surprised by the third-quarter call, since they were just exchanging a few words when the double-technical was given. Read more here.

April 20, 2019 - Embiid (sore knee) listed as doubtful for Game 4
Joel Embiid is listed as doubtful for Saturday's Game 4 in the Sixers' first-round series against the Brooklyn Nets, the NBA announced in its injury report Friday evening. Embiid sat out Game 3, a dominant 131-115 win by Philadelphia to take a 2-1 series lead, with left knee soreness. Read more here.

April 20, 2019 - Madrid races past Panathinaikos, goes up 2-0
The reigning Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champion Real Madrid is a win away from returning to the Final Four after a no-doubt-about-it 78-63 win over visiting Panathinaikos OPAP Athens in Game 2 of the playoffs on Friday night in the Spanish capital. Read more here.

April 20, 2019 - Hanga leads Barcelona to tie series
FC Barcelona Lassa levelled its series with Anadolu Efes Istanbul by snatching a 72-74 victory in an incredibly tight and tense playoffs battle at the Sinan Erdem Dome. Hanga led Barcelona with 17 points on 3-of-5 three-point shooting. Read more here.

April 20, 2019 - Buducnost beat Zvezda and force Game 5 in the 2019 ABA Finals
Game 5 will decide who will be the 2018/19 ABA League champion! Buducnost defeated Crvena zvezda in Game 4 in Podgorica, which means that the score in this series is now all tied - 2-2. Norris Cole scored 31 points, had 6 rebounds and 6 assists, while his overall index rating was 36! Read more here.

April 19, 2019 - UNICS loses to PARMA, loses regular-season title
PARMA Perm defeated UNICS Kazan on the road, 82-76. UNICS had to beat a seemingly unmotivated PARMA at any cost to keep its 1st-place hopes alive. But the early going showed that the visitors had plenty of fight left in them. Read more here.

April 19, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs Game 1 MVP: Vasilije Micic of Anadolu Efes Istanbul
With Anadolu Efes Istanbul playing its first-ever Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs series opener on its home floor, point guard Vasilije Micic starred to help make the occasion a winning one and in the process became MVP for Game 1. Read more here.

April 19, 2019 - ABA league Playoffs, Game 3
Buducnost vs. Crvena zvezda, Game 4! The main question in front of Friday’s spectacle is whether the Finals will move back to Belgrade or everything will be over in Podgorica? Buducnost will once again have the home court advantage and they will once again be in a must-win situation. Read more here.

April 19, 2019 - Zalgiris holds off Fenerbahce in shocker
Zalgiris Kaunas bounced back in the best way possible, pulling out a thrilling 80-82 road win over Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul in Game 2 of their best-of-five playoff series. Zalgiris ended Fenerbahce's perfect home record this season. Read more here.

April 19, 2019 - Baskonia overpowers CSKA to even series
Baskonia overpowered CSKA Moscow 68-78 on Thursday night to even their best-of-five playoff series at 1-1. In doing so, Baskonia wrested away the home-court advantage in the series, which swings to Spain next week for two games at the Fernando Buesa Arena. Read more here.

April 18, 2019 - Madrid finishes strong to hold off Panathinaikos
Real Madrid held off a stirring comeback from Panathinaikos to record a thrilling 75-72 victory in the opening game of their playoffs series. Madrid was in front nearly all night and led by 14 early in the third quarter, but the Greens did not give up and roared in front 66-72 with 4 minutes left. Read more here.

April 18, 2019 - Micic helps Efes beat Barcelona in opener
Anadolu Efes Istanbul jumped out to a 1-0 lead in its best-of-five playoff series against FC Barcelona Lassa thanks to a 75-68 victory on Wednesday. Vasilije Micic starred with 21 points on 4-of-5 three-point shooting plus 7 assists to pace the winners, who host Game 2 on Friday. Read more here.

April 18, 2019 - Buducnost VOLI remain in the title race
It’s not over yet! Buducnost VOLI have defeated Crvena zvezda mts at home court in Game 3 of the 2019 ABA League Finals and have therefore reduced their deficit in this series to 1-2. This means that we will have Game 4 in the 2019 ABA League Finals. Read more here.

April 17, 2019 - Fenerbahce stifles Zalgiris in opener
Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul showcased a stellar defensive performance to start the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs, beating visiting Zalgiris Kaunas 76-43 to take control of their best-of-five series. Read more here.

April 17, 2019 - CSKA shreds Baskonia in Game 1
CSKA Moscow began the playoffs with a convincing 94-68 victory over KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz in Game 1 of their best-of-five series on Tuesday evening at Megasport Arena in the Russian capital. Read more here.

April 17, 2019 - The 2019 ABA Finals move to Podgorica – Buducnost VOLI host Crvena zvezda mts
The series now moves to Podgorica where Buducnost VOLI will host Crvena zvezda mts, while everyone in the home team hopes that this will not be the last game in the Finals. Buducnost VOLI are down by 0-2 in the battle for the trophy and they simply have to win. Read more here.

April 16, 2019 - Valencia routs ALBA for record fourth EuroCup crown
Valencia Basket is the 2018-19 7DAYS EuroCup champion! Valencia Basket made the most out its home-court advantage by downing ALBA Berlin 89-63 in front of a sellout crowd at Pabellon Fuente de San Luis in Game 3 of the 7DAYS EuroCup Finals on Monday. Read more here.

April 16, 2019 - Will Thomas is MVP of 7Days EuroCup Finals
An emotional Will Thomas was named MVP of the 7DAYS EuroCup Finals after playing a strong and consistent role in leading Valencia Basket to the title. Thomas contributed 15 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists in Valencia's Game 3 rout of ALBA Berlin. Read more here.

April 16, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs, Game 1
The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs tip off with Game 1 in four best-of-five quarterfinal series on Tuesday, April 16 and Wednesday, April 17. The action gets underway in Moscow where second-place CSKA will face KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz. Read more here.

April 16, 2019 - Loko keeps Astana from 4th place
Lokomotiv defeated Astana, 93-83. Lokomotiv took a big step forward toward clinching home-court advantage in the first round with a 10-point win in the Kazakh capital. Both teams played extremely well, minimizing turnovers, sharing the ball and shooting at a high percentage. Read more here.

April 15, 2019 - 7Days EuroCup Finals, game 3
All is set for the 7DAYS EuroCup Finals Game 3, which will decide the champion of a thrilling season. After each team protected its home court, Valencia Basket and ALBA Berlin are tied at 1-1 in their best-of-three series. Read more here.

April 15, 2019 - Zvezda double their lead against Buducnost
Crvena zvezda mts have defeated Buducnost VOLI once again and have therefore doubled their lead in the 2019 ABA League Finals! This means that the red & whites need just one more win to dethrone the reigning champions and to return the precious trophy to Belgrade. Read more here.

April 15, 2019 - UNICS survives Zenit, on track for 1st place
UNICS Kazan defeated Zenit St. Petersburg at home, 74-72. UNICS hung on for a narrow two-point win at home vs. Zenit, improving to 19-4 and opening the door to a first-ever regular-season title. Maurice Ndour led winners with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Read more here.

April 15, 2019 - VEF rallies past Minsk
VEF Latvia defeated Tsmoki-Minsk Belarus at home, 70-66. VEF was eliminated from postseason contention with Kalev’s win over PARMA, but the Latvians rallied in the 4th quarter to take down last-place Tsmoki-Minsk. Read more here.

April 15, 2019 - Nizhny Novgorod deals blow to Avtodor’s playoff hopes
Nizhny Novgorod defeated Avtodor Saratov on the road, 91-85. Nizhny Novgorod dealt Avtodor’s postseason hopes a crushing blow on Sunday, while moving within a game of 6th-place Astana with the win. Read more here.

April 15, 2019 - Kalev overpowers PARMA, on verge of postseason
Kalev defeated PARMA, 105-75. Kalev blew open a close game in the 3rd quarter, led by big man Arnett Moultrie. The visitors led by only two points (55-53), before seven points from their American center opened up a seven-point advantage and laid the foundation for a runaway victory. Read more here.

April 14, 2019 - 7Days EuroCup Finals Game 2 MVP: Luke Sikma, ALBA Berlin
With the season on the line, the reigning 7DAYS EuroCup MVP Luke Sikma stepped up in a major way, helping ALBA Berlin pull out a thrilling 95-92 overtime win over the visiting Valencia Basket, and in the process earned himself the Finals Game 2 MVP honor. Read more here.

April 14, 2019 - ABA league Finals, Game 2
Crvena zvezda have taken the lead in the 2019 ABA League Finals against Buducnost by winning the opening game of the series quite convincingly. Now, the two sides meet again. Crvena zvezda will host Buducnost on Sunday evening in Game 2 of the 2019 ABA League Finals. Read more here.

April 13, 2019 - ALBA survives OT, forces decider
The 2018-19 7DAYS EuroCup season will go down to the final game! ALBA Berlin bounced back from its initial loss in the best-of-three series by forcing overtime and downing Valencia Basket 95-92 in Game 2 at Mercedes-Benz Arena on Friday. The series is now tied at 1-1. Read more here.

April 13, 2019 - Zvezda defended home court in Game 1
Crvena zvezda mts have made the first step towards achieving their desired goal – returning the ABA League trophy to their trophy cupboard. They have beaten Budućnost VOLI in Game 1 of the ABA League Finals and have taken a 1:0 lead in the series. Read more here.

April 12, 2019 - CSKA thrashes Astana in regular-season finale
CSKA Russia defeated Astana Kazakhstan at home, 91-72. CSKA (21-4) was looking to close out the regular season with a win. Astana (14-8) entered in 5th place. Kyle Hines did more than shut Astana down in the paint, shooting 8-10 from the field to score 18 points. Read more here.

April 12, 2019 - Enisey slips by VEF, now tied for 9th
Enisey Russia defeated VEF Latvia on the road, 70-68. Enisey kept its slim playoff hopes alive with a tense 70-68 win. D’Angelo Harrison was the hero down the stretch for the Russians, draining a go-ahead 3-pointer then sinking th game-winning free throws with 20 seconds remaining. Read more here.

April 12, 2019 - Khimki wins 6th-straight at Tsmoki’s expense
Khimki Russia defeated Tsmoki-Minsk Belarus on the road, 108-92. Khimki made quick work of last-place Tsmoki-Minsk on Thursday evening in the Belarusian capital, pouring in 62 first-half points to take a commanding 18-point lead at halftime. Read more here.

April 12, 2019 - ABA league Finals, Game 1 - They meet again in the Finals – Crvena zvezda mts host Buducnost VOLI
A year after the last season’s ABA League Finals, Crvena zvezda mts and Buducnost VOLI are back in the battle for the trophy. Can the reigning champions of Podgorica defend it, or can the red and white of Belgrade bring it back to their cupboard? Read more here.

April 12, 2019 - 7Days EuroCup Finals Game 2: Valencia targets crown, ALBA seeks Game 3
After Valencia Basket took care of business against ALBA Berlin on its home floor to open the 2019 7DAYS EuroCup Finals and extend its winning streak to 15 games, the best-of-three series now heads to the German capital for Game 2 on Friday. Read more here.

April 11, 2019 - 7Days EuroCup Finals Game 1 MVP: Will Thomas, Valencia Basket
Valencia struck first in the 7DAYS EuroCup Finals and won the opening game of the series against ALBA Berlin, 89-75. The major driving force for the winners was Will Thomas, who earned the MVP honor for Game 1. Thomas led the winners with a performance index rating of 25. Read more here.

April 10, 2019 - Loko wins thriller vs. Avtodor
Lokomotiv-Kuban Krasnodar defeated Avtodor Saratov at home, 95-91. Lokomotiv-Kuban (14-7) is trying to crash the top-three and at least remain in fourth place, which guarantees home court advantage in the first round of the playoffs. Avtodor (9-13) also had plenty to play for. Read more here.

April 10, 2019 - CSKA nets win in Nizhny Novgorod
CSKA overcame fatigue to notch a victory in Nizhny Novgorod, 95-89, and improve to 21-4 on the season. The Army Men are in the midst of a four games in eight days stretch, but took care of business against a short-handed Nizhny Novgorod. Read more here.

April 10, 2019 - UNICS, McCollum shred Kalev on the road
UNICS Russia defeated Kalev Estonia on the road, 107-95. Errick McCollum dazzled with 33 points on 12-13 shooting and UNICS dealt Kalev a stinging defeat at home, 107-95. This was UNICS’s first time scoring over 100 points this season. Read more here.

April 10, 2019 - Valencia roars to 89-75 Game 1 home win
Valencia Basket took the first step towards lifting the 7DAYS EuroCup trophy for the fourth time by downing ALBA Berlin 89-75 at home in Game 1 of the EuroCup Finals on Tuesday. Valencia has a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three series, which now travels to Berlin for Game 2 on Friday. Read more here.

April 10, 2019 - Fenerbahce, Duverioglu pen three-year extension
Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul locked up center Ahmet Duverioglu for the next three seasons, the club announced Tuesday. The signing comes one day after the Turkish champs announced that point guard Ali Muhammed signed a two-year extension. Read more here.

April 9, 2019 - Fenerbahce extends Muhammed until 2021
Fenerbahce reached an agreement with playmaker Ali Muhammed to remain together for two more seasons. Muhammed joined Fenerbahce in 2015 and has helped the team reach three consecutive Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Championship Games and the win the trophy in 2017. Read more here.

April 8, 2019 - CSKA pays back Zenit for 20th win
CSKA Moscow defeated Zenit St. Petersburg at home, 83-73. CSKA (19-4) and Zenit (14-7) are battling for the top seeds in the postseason. The Army Men are currently in 1st place, while St. Petersburg hoped to take over 4th. Read more here.

April 8, 2019 - Buducnost VOLI will play in the 2019 ABA League Finals
Buducnost VOLI has returned to the Finals! The reigning ABA League champions defeated Cedevita on the road in decisive Game 3 of this semi-final series, so they will be fighting for the regional trophy for the 2nd year in a row. Read more here.

April 7, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 30 MVP: Brandon Davies, Zalgiris Kaunas
Not only did Zalgiris Kaunas grab a playoff spot with a brilliant Round 30 road win against Real Madrid, but one of its players earned the MVP honor for the last game of the regular season. Brandon Davies was all over the place against Madrid, leading Zalgiris to a 86-93 victory. Read more here.

April 7, 2019 - Valencia loses Vives for finals
On the eve of the 7DAYS EuroCup Finals, unfortunate injury news has broken for Valencia Basket, which will lose point guard Guillem Vives for the entire best-of-three series that starts on Tuesday. Vives (1.92 meters, 25 years old) was injured Friday night in a Spanish League game. Read more here.

April 7, 2019 - Crvena zvezda mts the first to reach the Finals
Crvena zvezda mts are the first finalists of the 2018-19 ABA League season. This is now clear, as they have defeated Partizan NIS at home court in Aleksandar Nikolic Hall in front of packed stands, full of their red and white fans. Read more here.

April 6, 2019 - Barcelona fights past Khimki for home win
FC Barcelona Lassa won its dress rehearsal for the playoffs by fending off Khimki Moscow Region 83-74 in the final regular season game. Barcelona allowed just 42 points in the final 30 minutes after watching Khimki score 32 in the first quarter. Pierre Oriola led winners with 14 points. Read more here.

April 6, 2019 - Olympiacos wins bittersweet season finale
Olympiacos Piraeus put a bittersweet end to its 2018-19 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season by downing Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul 99-74 at home. Olympiacos ended the regular season with a 15-15 record, tied with KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz and Zalgiris Kaunas, but finished ninth. Read more here.

April 6, 2019 - Bayern goes out with a win
FC Bayern Munich capped its Turkish Airlines EuroLeague campaign with an entertaining 84-77 win over the visiting Herbalife Gran Canaria, making the home fans happy until next season. Bayern, which was in the playoff race until last week, finished with a 14-16 record in 11th place. Read more here.

April 6, 2019 - Sloukas lets Fenerbahce stay perfect at home
Kostas Sloukas beat the final buzzer with a triple to give Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul an exciting 78-75 win over visiting Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv in the last regular season game for both teams on Friday. The shot meant that Fenerbahce finished 25-5, the best record yet under the new format. Read more here.

April 6, 2019 - 2018-19 7DAYS EuroCup MVP: Luke Sikma, ALBA Berlin
ALBA Berlin power forward Luke Sikma has earned the 7DAYS EuroCup MVP trophy for the 2018-19 season. Sikma was chosen after the votes, which combined fan voting as well as the ballots from Euroleague Basketball's in-house experts, were tallied. Read more here.

April 6, 2019 - ABA league Semifinals, Game 3
In the decisive third game of the Semi-final series, Crvena zvezda mts and Partizan NIS will be battling on court of the legendary Aleksandar Nikolić Hall for the second victory and a ticket to the ABA League Finals. Which team will be the one to grab a huge victory? Read more here.

April 5, 2019 - Zalgiris finishes magical run to playoffs with rare Madrid win
Zalgiris Kaunas wasted a 16-point lead, but finished its magical run to the playoffs with an 86-93 victory at Real Madrid - the Lithuanian club's first win in the Spanish capital since the 1999-2000 season. Brandon Davies scored 12 of his 27 points in the final 5 minutes. Read more here.

April 5, 2019 - Calathes powers Panathinaikos into playoffs
Panathinaikos OPAP Athens surged into the playoffs with a commanding 87-67 home victory over Buducnost VOLI Podgorica, securing a sixth-place finish and a playoff matchup with Real Madrid for the second consecutive season. Read more here.

April 5, 2019 - Baskonia advances despite losing at CSKA
CSKA Moscow dominated the fourth quarter to erase a double-digit deficit and beat KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz 82-78 in the teams' regular-season finale in the Russian capital. Will Clyburn scored 14 points in the final 10 minutes to lead CSKA to its fourth straight win. Read more here.

April 5, 2019 - Efes KO's Milan in a shootout
In a run-and-gun battle, Anadolu Efes Istanbul finished the Turkish Airlines Regular Season in style by topping AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan 101-95 at home. Efes, which had already locked up fourth place before the game, finished the regular season with a 20-10 record. Read more here.

April 5, 2019 - 2018-19 All-EuroCup Second Team
The 2018-19 7DAYS EuroCup season has been one to savor, with so many quality teams producing great basketball. Just before the last teams standing, ALBA Berlin and Valencia Basket, clash for EuroCup glory is a great time to salute the individuals that made this campaign such a great one. Read more here.

April 5, 2019 - 2018-19 All-7DAYS EuroCup First Team
The 7DAYS EuroCup season has been thrilling, outstanding and full of great basketball. Ahead of the finals, which open next Tuesday, Euroleague Basketball honors the best of this season's players as members of the All-7DAYS EuroCup First Team! Read more here.

April 4, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 30
This week's 30th and final round of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season will be more decisive than anyone could have imagined when the competition changed to a round-robin format, allowing all teams to face each other – a first for European team sports – just three years ago. Read more here.

April 3, 2019 - Coach of the Year: Aito Garcia Reneses, ALBA Berlin
Aito Garcia Reneses, a dean of his profession and the architect of one of the best offenses in 7DAYS EuroCup history, is the Coach of the Year for the 2018-19 season. The 72-year-old Coach Aito was chosen by Euroleague Basketball from among many deserving candidates. Read more here.

April 3, 2019 - Alexey Shved wins March MVP
Khimki Moscow Region guard Alexey Shved has been named the VTB United League March MVP. The Most Valuable Player award is presented by ALROSA, the world leader in diamond mining and Russia’s biggest producer of diamonds. Read more here.

April 2, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague MVP for March: Nick Calathes, Panathinaikos OPAP Athens
Nick Calathes has led Panathinaikos to a near-perfect March, winning four games and losing one at the buzzer while he played like a born leader all month long. For his role in guiding Panathinaikos to the brink of the playoffs, Calathes is Euroleague Basketball's choice as MVP for March. Read more here.

April 2, 2019 - 7DAYS Rising Star Trophy winner: Martynas Echodas, Rytas Vilnius
Euroleague Basketball is proud to announce that Martynas Echodas has been chosen as the 2018-19 7DAYS EuroCup Rising Star Trophy recipient. Widely regarded as one of the top prospects in Europe at age 21, the Rytas big man was a big contributor in the club's solid EuroCup season. Read more here.

April 2, 2019 - Khimki settles score in Krasnodar
Khimki Moscow Region defeated Lokomotiv-Kuban Krasnodar on the road, 87-83. The 1st quarter belonged to the home team, but Loko was unable to build a sizable lead: 3-pointers from Janis Timma and Tony Crocker helped keep Khimki close. Read more here.

April 2, 2019 - UNICS puts CSKA away, sets sights on 1st place
UNICS Kazan defeated CSKA Moscow on the road, 83-73. UNICS swept the defending champions, closing the game on a 12-2 run, and now controls its own destiny in the race for the regular season title. Melvin Ejim was very productive for the visitors with 13 points and seven rebounds. Read more here.

April 1, 2019 - Avtodor solves Zielona Gora in shootout
Avtodor Russia defeated Zielona Gora Poland at home, 112-106. Avtodor got revenge for a loss earlier this season in Poland, outgunning Zielona Gora 112-106. Trae Golden enjoyed a career performance, nearly recording a triple-double with 31 points, eight rebounds and 13 assists. Read more here.

April 1, 2019 - Enisey trips up Nizhny, Harrison scores 27
Enisey Krasnoyarsk defeated Nizhny Novgorod at home, 92-88. Enisey snapped a five-game losing streak and dealt Nizhny Novgorod its first loss to a team outside of the top eight since early December, pulling away late in the 4th quarter for a 92-88 win. Read more here.

April 1, 2019 - Buducnost VOLI beat Cedevita and force Game 3 in this semi-final series
Buducnost VOLI defeated Cedevita in packed Sports Center Moraca and tied the score in this semi-final series to 1-1! It means that Game 3, which will be played in Zagreb on April 7, will determine which of these two teams will qualify for the 2019 ABA Finals. Read more here.

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