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  News archive december 2010

December 31, 2010 - Boban Marjanovic joins Zalgiris on loan
Lithuanian clubs continue making headlines on the last day of 2010. Serbian giant Boban Marjanovic joined Zalgiris on loan from CSKA Moscow.

December 31, 2010 - Saras to Fenerbahce, Jasaitis to Lietuvos Rytas
What a last day of 2010, as Lietuvos Rytas announced the signing of Simas Jasaitis while Sarunas Jasikevicius is heading to Turkey, to sign for Fenerbahce.

December 31, 2010 - Cibona splits with Radulovic, names Drazen Anzulovic head coach
Anzulovic, who signed a contract with Cibona Zagreb valid until the summer of 2013, will demand from his players to take more intensive  and aggressive defensive approach.

December 30, 2010 - Olimpija asks Zalgiris to let Begic go
The recent story of Mirza Begic's agents' decision to terminate the contract with Zalgiris has a new twist. Zalgiris received a notice from Olimpija asking to let Begic leave the club.

December 30, 2010 - NIJT: Fenerbahce Ulker defeated Montepaschi Siena
The Torneo Citta di Roma has a new champion! It is none other than Fenerbahce Ulker from Turkey, who defeated Montepaschi Siena on the final game played Wednesday by 65-63.

December 29, 2010 - Prokom release Jagla
The club and the player separated by mutual agreement. Jan-Hendrik Jagla will no longer represent the club. Born in 1981 in Berlin, Jagla has played for Asseco Prokom for the last one and a half seasons.

December 29, 2010 - Agents of Mirza Begic want their client out of Zalgiris
Recently Zalgiris secured the services of the point guard Mantas Kalnietis by signing a new 3-year contract but the good news might be overshadowed by the loss of the club's starting center.

December 29, 2010 - Black and whites great in Zagreb 55:85
Black and whites played their 13th game in the regional league this season, last in 2010. They beat Cibona with ease, not allowing them to equal the score not once, Partizan m:ts defense did a great job to get the win with the score 85:55 (16:8, 30:19, 20:18, 19:10).

December 28, 2010 - Adriatic League, Regular Season, Game 13: December 23-28, 2010
Partizan mt:s crushed rival Cibona 55-85 Tuesday to warp up the week's action in the Adriatic League. The defending champs scored the game’s first 9 points and led from start to finish thanks to stifling defense and a 24-37 rebounding advantage.

December 28, 2010 - Maccabi and Hemofarm have reached a cooperative agreement
Maccabi and Hemofarm have reached a cooperative agreement, as brother clubs, on various basketball issues that will last for the next 3 years.

December 28, 2010 - Eurocup Last 16 calendar unveiled
The calendar for the Last 16 phase of the Eurocup was unveiled Tuesday. The teams qualifying from Group C do not appear yet waiting for the postponed game to be played Tuesday, January 4, 2011.

December 28, 2010 - Rytas is close to bringing Jasaitis back
After qualifying to the Euroleague's Top 16 Lietuvos Rytas is looking to improve the roster by adding some new players. According to the latest report by balsas.lt, Lithuanian champions are holding talks with Simas Jasaitis and the player is very close to signing a deal with his former club.

December 28, 2010 - Zalgiris, Kalnietis agree for 3 more years
Mantas Kalnietis received a nice new year's gift from his lifelong club by signing an extension to remain with Zalgiris for three more seasons. Kalnietis (195, 24) is having one of his best seasons and scored a Euroleague career-high 24 points in the regular season finale last week.

December 27, 2010 - How did they get here? Partizan mt:s
Just as last season, Partizan mt:s overcame a slow start to storm into the Top 16, surviving a very tough Turkish Airlines Euroleague regular season Group A with convincing wins, especially at home.

December 27, 2010 - 2010-11 NIJT is underway!
The Torneo Città di Roma will be held December 27 to 29 in the city of Rome, Italy. The tournament, to be played at the Arena Altero Felice, will see four Italian teams compete against four international teams.

December 27, 2010 - Sportingbet December MVP: Dimitris Diamantidis, Panathinaikos
Over the past several seasons, Panathinaikos playmaker Dimitris Diamantidis has certainly established himself as one of the elite point guards in basketball with his play on both sides of the ball.

December 26, 2010 - LeBron has triple-double, Heat rout Lakers
LeBron James and Kobe Bryant ran their mouths while they jogged downcourt, not quite making eye contact during an unpleasant conversation in the closing minutes.

December 24, 2010 - Cibona bring back Giricek
Cibona have signed veteran Croatian star Gordan Giricek, who could make his debut against Partizan in a a few days. Giricek signed a contract until the end of season. The 33 year old is returning to Cibona after nine years.

December 24, 2010 - Sportingbet Week 10 MVP: Keith Langford, BC Khimki Moscow Region
Keith Langford led BC Khimki Moscow Region to a dramatic 93-89 overtime victory over Zalgiris in his final Turkish Airlines Euroleague game of the season to earn the Sportingbet MVP honor for Week 10.

December 24, 2010 - Lottomatica Roma lands Gordic in backcourt
Lottomatica has agreed to terms with promising guard Nemanja Gordic to bolster the team's backcourt going forward. Gordic (192, 22) arrives from Buducnost, where has played his entire professional career.

December 23, 2010 - Caja Laboral dominated in the Game of the Week
With a commanding performance in the last regular season game, Caja Laboral stormed into second place in Group A by overwhelming Partizan mt:s Belgrade 87-71 at home in Vitoria, Spain on Thursday.

December 23, 2010 - Apoel handed severe sanction
Following violent incidents that took place after the end of the EuroChallenge game between Apoel Nicosia and Pinar Karsiyaka, the home club (Apoel) has been found guilty of infractions of Articles 65.4 and 65.13 of the FIBA Europe Regulations for European Club Competitions.

December 23, 2010 - Brown is out as Bobcats coach; Silas takes over
After a miserable start to the season in which he took shots at his players and himself, Larry Brown is out as coach of the Charlotte Bobcats in another messy exit in his well-traveled career.

December 22, 2010 - Valencia downed Olimpija 78-77
Power Electronics Valencia celebrated reaching the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 by beating Union Olimpija 78-77 on a buzzer-beating three-pointer by Dusko Savanovic.

December 22, 2010 - Guildford Heat Facing Closure
British Basketball League club, Guildford Heat are officially looking for new sponsors and are putting the club up for just £1, in a bid to save the club from closure.

December 21, 2010 - Hemofarm survived despite losing 81-80
Hemofarm Stada advanced to the Last 16, despite losing Tuesday to Asvel Basket 81-80 in a Eurocup thriller. Hemofarm lost the game, but edged out Asvel for second place in Group A on a tiebreaker.

December 21, 2010 - Barcelona announce Anderson
Barcelona have officially announced the signing of Alan Anderson until the end of current season. The 28 year old SG/SF has previously played in Euroleague with Cibona and Maccabi Tel Aviv, putting up good personal numbers.

December 21, 2010 - Gran Canaria vs. Buducnost game suspended
A decisive Eurocup regular season Group C game between Gran Canaria 2014 and KK Buducnost, originally scheduled to be played Tuesday at 20:00 CET, has been suspended due to force majeure, Euroleague Basketball announced.

December 20, 2010 - Maljkovic new Slovenia coach
Slovenian National Team has got a new coach. None other than Bozidar Maljkovic. The decision to hire Majkovic was taken during the last session of Slovenian Basketball Federation for 2010.

December 20, 2010 - BG Goettingen brings Jordan back
After securing a place in the Eurocup Last 16, BG Goettingen fortified its roster by signing swingman Antoine Jordan, who previously played for the club last season and helped the Violets win the FIBA EuroChallenge.

December 20, 2010 - BC Khimki, coach Scariolo part ways
BC Khimki Moscow Region announced a mutual agreement with head coach Sergio Scariolo to terminate his contract, the club announced Monday. Scariolo arrived to Khimki in December 2008 and led the club to the Eurocup final that season and a spot in the Euroleague for 2009-10.

December 20, 2010 - 32nd Hospitalet tournament presented
The 32nd annual "Torneig de Básquet Júnior Ciutat de L'Hospitalet" was presented on Monday in suburban Barcelona with the promise of more high-level competition in the fight to reach the Nike International Junior Tournament at the 2011 Euroleague Final Four.

December 20, 2010 - Unicaja Malaga reinforce front line with Angel Garcia
Unicaja Malaga have reached an agreement with international Puerto Rican center Angel Garcia until the end of current season.

December 20, 2010 - Montepaschi lands Deji Akindele
Montepaschi Siena, already qualified for the Top 16, announced on Monday the addition of center Deji Akindele until the end of the current season. Akindele (214, 27) arrives from the Russian League, where he played one game this seaosn for BC Nizhny Novgorod, scoring 16 points and pulling 7 rebounds.

December 20, 2010 - Pitino accepted Puerto Rico job, to be presented today
Rick Pitino met with guards Jose Juan Barea, Carlos Arroyo and Puerto Rican Federation officials, accepting to coach the national team in 2011. The University of Louisville head coach is scheduled to be presented today in a press conference at the Conrad Hotel in Miami.

December 19, 2010 - Maccabi signs Macvan through 2015!
Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv has made official the signing of power forward Milan Macvan, one of the top young big men in world, to a contract that last through the 2014-15 season.

December 19, 2010 - Adriatic League, Regular Season, Game 12: December 17-18, 2010
Partizan mt:s smashed Krka Saturday, knocking it from a three-way tie for first place in the Adriatic League and leaving Union Olimpija and Buducnost atop the standings at 8-4.

December 18, 2010 - SMILE AS A GIFT: Black and whites gathered smiles!
Basketball club Partizan m:ts supports the cause of the first student fund ,,Smile as a gift’’ for the third year in a row. Club from Humska Street is a friend of the fund and a donator, while black and whites promoted humanity along with students.

December 18, 2010 - Angel McCoughtry Is Player Of The Week
The usual suspects were at it again this week, playing their best. Penny Taylor scored 37 points, Cheryl Ford grabbed 20 rebounds, but  Angel McCoughtry would have none of it.

December 17, 2010 - Maccabi expects to sign Macvan
Maccabi Electra Tel Aviva on Friday announced that it has an agreement-in-principal to sign power forward Milan Macvan, one of the top young big men in world. Although not yet official, the signing of Macvan (206, 21) would add to a roster that already ties for the best record in the Euroleague so far this season.

December 17, 2010 - Resignation of Cibona's managing committee confirmed by GA
Cibona's General Assembly, which was held on Thursday, officially accepted the resignation of all members of the managing committee and agreed that the club's property (offices, business premises ect.) will be ceded to the city's authorities in exchange for help during the financial stabilization process.

December 17, 2010 - Travis Hansen to Khimki
BC Khimki have announced the signing of American-Russia shooting guard Travis Hansen, until the end of current season.

December 17, 2010 - Ginobili sparks Spurs past Nuggets
Manu Ginobili sparked the Spurs to a big fourth-quarter lead and he drew the foul that negated Carmelo Anthony's winning basket in San Antonio's 113-112 escape from the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night.

December 17, 2010 - Sportingbet Week 9 MVP: Bo McCalebb, Montepaschi Siena
Bo McCalebb added to his growing legacy this week with a career-best performance in his team’s biggest game of the season to lead Montepaschi Siena to a major victory over a rival, clinching first place in Group C and earning Sportingbet Week 9 MVP honors in the process.

December 17, 2010 - Maccabi eliminated Khimki
Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv completed the Top 16 picture from Group A by hanging on to beat BC Khimki Moscow region 80-76, a result that eliminated Khimki from Top 16 contention and promoted Partizan m:ts and Caja Laboral to the next stage.

December 16, 2010 - Pionir at 113,8 decibel!
As announced, noise level was measured in Pionir hall during yesterday’s game. Acoustics laboratory of Electrotechnics faculty in Belgrade marked down the highest level of noise at 113.8 db during the game of the 9th round of Euroleague between Partizan and Prokom.

December 16, 2010 - BG Goettingen routed Besiktas Cola Turka 81-69
BG Goettingen became the Group B champion by downing Besiktas Cola Turka 81-69. at home in a Week 2 replay game on Tuesday. The result of the original game was dismissed after it was ruled by the independent disciplinary judge that the game had ended before what was reflected in the final score sheet.

December 16, 2010 - Top 16 Draw set for January 4 in Barcelona
The Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 Draw to determine the groups that make up the second phase of competition will take place on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 in Barcelona, Spain. The Top 16 Draw will begin at 13:00 CET and will be broadcast by live streaming video on Euroleague Basketball’s official website, Euroleague.net.

December 16, 2010 - Caja Laboral inks Sow for one month
Caja Laboral announced on Thursday the temporary addidtion of center Pape Sow (208, 29) for one month, extensible depending on his performance. Sow arrives from Meridiano Alicante of the Spanish League where he averaged 9.8 points and 5.3 boards in 10 games.

December 16, 2010 - Olympiacos replace Nielsen with Erceg
The Australian power-forward's performance has been anything but satisfying, so Dusan Ivkovic decided to replace him for Greek A1 games with Zoran Erceg.

December 16, 2010 - CSPN China to broadcast Turkish Airlines Euroleague
Hundreds of millions of fans across China will have the chance to enjoy Europe's top competition like never before following an agreement between Euroleague Basketball and China Sports Programs Network (CSPN) to begin broadcasting games there during the upcoming Top 16 round of the 2010-11 Turkish Airlines Euroleague season.

December 15, 2010 - Partizan, a 61-59 winner over Prokom
A huge thriller went down on Wednesday night in Belgrade as Partizan mt:s survived Asseco Prokom by a single basket, 61-59, in a Group A duel. After many lead changes during the game and leads that were never larger than seven points, it all came down to the last play as James Gist, who had shot for 3 of 14 from the field at that point, lifted a winning layup that would send the Grobari fans into a frenzy.

December 15, 2010 - Teletovic ties three-point mark
Mirza Teletovic tied the Euroleague single-game three-point shooting record in his team’s 89-95 road win over Zalgiris at S.Darius and S. Girenas Sport Center in Kaunas, Lithuania. Teletovic matched two other players with 9 threes in a game en route to a career high 32 points to lead Caja Laboral.

December 15, 2010 - Panellinios picks up Smith at forward
Panellinios BS reinforced its frontline by picking up forward Steven Smith, who was released from fellow Eurocup side EWE Baskets Oldenburg last week.

December 15, 2010 - Panathinaikos: Maric out two months more
All-Euroleague center Aleks Maric of Panathinaikos underwent surgery on Wednesday and will miss another two months of action. Maric has been sidelined for the past month after undergoing surgery to remove a cyst on his right elbow.

December 15, 2010 - Eurocup regular season Game 5 MVP: Ebi Ere, Pepsi Caserta
An outstanding performance in a winning effort was needed for Ebi Ere of Pepsi Caserta to become the Eurocup regular season Week 5 MVP. Ere helped Caserta to seal a ticket to the Last 16 with a resounding 94-67 home win against Krasnye Krylia.

December 15, 2010 - Goettingen - Besiktas replay set for Thursday
The Group B encounter between BG Goettingen and Besiktas Cola Turka from Week 2 will be replayed this Thursday, December 16, in Germany. The result of the original game was dismissed after it was ruled by the independent disciplinary judge that the game had ended before what was reflected in the final score sheet.

December 14, 2010 - Hemofarm topped Besiktas 101-100
Hemofarm Stada improved its chances to advance to the Top 16 and moved up to 3-2 in Group B by edging Besiktas Cola Turka 101-100 in Vrsac, Serbia on Tuesday night.

December 14, 2010 - Unics Kazan loses Popovic to injury
One of the top performers in the Eurocup, Unics Kazan guard Marko Popovic, will be sidelined for several months with a hand injury that will require surgery.

December 14, 2010 - Zalgiris: Grigas replaces Petrovic as coach
On the eve of a crucial Turkish Airlines Euroleague game, Zalgiris Kaunas announced Tuesday that former head coach Rimantas Grigas is replacing Aco Petrovic as head coach effective immediately.

December 14, 2010 - Benetton center Nicevic out indefinitely
Benetton Bwin Treviso has suffered a major blow with the news that former All-Eurocup center Sandro Nicevic will be out indefinitely with a wrist injury.

December 14, 2010 - FIBA Europe Player Of The Year Voting Commences
The race is on for the most prestigious individual honour in European basketball, as FIBA Europe has announced the nominees for its annual Player of the Year awards for 2010.

December 14, 2010 - Eurocup: Last 16 might get crowded this week!
With only two teams having made the Last 16 so far, a wave of qualifiers could crash as early as Week 5, which is the next-to-last date in the Eurocup regular season.

December 14, 2010 - Olympiacos defeating Spirou 67-80
In a rare Monday game that came with major consequences, Olympiacos Piraeus clinched its own Top 16 ambitions and those of three other teams by stopping the dream of Spirou.

December 14, 2010 - CEZ Nymburk nabs McKay at guard
CEZ Basketball Nymburk bolstered its backcourt with the signing of former Czech League scoring champ Myles McKay. The deal is through mid-January with a team option to extend the contract through the end of the season.

December 13, 2010 - 2011 TURKISH AIRLINES FINAL FOUR BARCELONA tickets on sale!
Euroleague Basketball has announced that tickets for the 2011 TURKISH AIRLINES FINAL FOUR BARCELONA will go on sale to the public on Wednesday, December 15 at 12:00 noon CET. All tickets will be available through the competition's official website, www.euroleague.net, to be sold by Koobin, the official ticketing partner for the event.

December 13, 2010 - Unlucky finish for the champions
Partizan MTS couldn’t outplay Zadar in the „Krešimir Ćosić“ arena. Bad first half was costly for our players, who did manage to lead the match in to a close finish. However, lady luck was on the host’s side.

December 13, 2010 - Magic beat Clippers 94-85 to end 4-game skid
Dwight Howard scored 22 points and the Orlando Magic defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 94-85 Sunday night, snapping skids of four games overall and three straight on the road.

December 12, 2010 - Adriatic League, Regular Season, Game 11: December 11-12, 2010
Krka Novo Mesto, Buducnost m:tel and Union Olimpija tie atop the Adriatic League standings, each with a 7-4 record. Krka did not find much trouble to down Cibona 87-64 in Novo Mesto on Saturday.

December 10, 2010 - Countdown begins to 2011 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four!
The six-month countdown to the 2011 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four began on Friday with a press conference in the host city, Barcelona, to announce the imminent start of tickets sales for the event.

December 10, 2010 - Panathinaikos' Batiste, out for two weeks
After Aleks Maric, who is sidelined for a month, Panathinaikos is facing another injury which affects its frontline. Mike Batiste got injured on his leg during the Euroleague game against Union Olimpija Ljubljana and he will remain out of action at least for two weeks.

December 10, 2010 - Sportingbet Week 8 MVP: Ratko Varda, Asseco Prokom
Asseco Prokom’s veteran center Ratko Varda was at his best on Thursday night, scoring a career-high 25 points in a crucial contest against a former team. Unfortunately for Varda, his performance was not enough to lead Prokom to victory.

December 9, 2010 - Maccabi downed Partizan 76-62
Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv became the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Group A champion by thrashing Partizan mt:s 76-62 in Israel on Thursday. Maccabi improved to 7-1 and clinched first place before anyone else in the entire competition, earning a well-deserved top-seeded status in the upcoming Top 16 Draw in January.

December 9, 2010 - BC Azovmash adds big man Pasalic
Ukrainian League champion BC Azovmash Mariupol bolstered its frontline for the stretch run in the Eurocup by signing big man Drago Pasalic from Euroleague side Cibona.

December 8, 2010 - Milano beat Efes 84-70
Armani Jeans Milano made a major move in the Group D standings as it shut down visiting Efes Pilsen for an 84-70 home victory on Wednesday that was impressive in its completeness.

December 8, 2010 - Lakers hold on to beat Wizards
Kobe Bryant poured in 32 points and Lamar Odom added 24 with seven rebounds on Tuesday as the reigning NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers held off the Washington Wizards 115-108.

December 8, 2010 - Besiktas: Next target Shaquille?
According to Turkish media, the next target of Besiktas is NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal. Any progress in that direction is reportedly to be made after this season.

December 8, 2010 - Matt Walsh of Asvel Basket, fifth-ever triple double!
Janicenoks was this week's top scorer with 32 points his team's first-ever Eurocup win against Cajasol. He is also the competition's best scorer at 21 points per game. Matt Walsh of Asvel Basket led Week 4 in rebounds (14) and assists (11). He added 13 points to register the competitions fifth-ever triple double.

December 8, 2010 - Week 4 MVP: Primoz Brezec, Krasnye Krylia
A near-perfect performance in a winning effort on Tuesday lifted center Primoz Brezec of Krasnye Krylia to a performance index rating of 40 – the best of the Eurocup regular season so far - to become Week 4 MVP!

December 7, 2010 - Goettingen ambushed Hemofarm 67-79
BG Goettingen remained undefeated in the Eurocup by beating KK Hemofarm Stada 67-79 on Tuesday. Mike Scott and Dwayne Anderson scored 26 points apiece to lead Goettingen, which sits atop Group B with a 3-0 record and a game at hand.

December 7, 2010 - Anwil suspends head coach Griszczuk
On the morning before it tries to save its Eurocup season by looking for a first victory at home, Anwil Wloclawek of Poland has suspended its head coach, Igor Grisczuk.

December 6, 2010 - Lietuvos Rytas releases Igor Milosevic
Lietuvos Rytas parted ways with the Serbian-Greek guard Igor Milosevic. 24-year-old player joined Lithuanian champions in the middle of last season as the club hoped to turn him to a key player.

December 6, 2010 - Maccabi eyes Luka Zoric
Maccabi Tel Aviv might be looking for an addition to strengthen their front line. According to latest reports, KK Zagreb's forward-center Luka Zoric is attracting the interest of Israeli giants.

December 6, 2010 - Maccabi: Hendrix, out 7-10 days
Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv is facing injury problems right before back-to-back key home games to lock the top spot in Group A, as power forward Richard Hendrix will be sidelined for 7 to 10 days due to illness, the club announced Monday.

December 6, 2010 - Iverson denies rumors of departure
Allen Iverson denied the rumors that he is unhappy in Besiktas and put an end to the theories that wanted him to leave the club.

December 6, 2010 - Cibona players on strike
As the situation in the club is worsening and there is no bright light in the horizon, the players of Cibona unanimously decided to go on strike. The players of Cibona will not attend training sessions until Wednesday’s game against Montepaschi Siena and have threatened to even forfeit official games if things don’t get moving.

December 6, 2010 - EWE Baskets lands Eddie Gill
EWE Baskets Oldenburg improved its roster for the second part of the Eurocup regular season by inking playmaker Eddie Gill for the remainder of the season, the club confirmed Monday.

December 6, 2010 - Mastermind Coaching unites Zeljko Obradovic, Ettore Messina, Aito Garcia Reneses and Xavi Pascual
As part of Euroleague Basketball's ongoing strategy of developing professionals in the sporting business, we decided to provide top of the class specialists as lecturers from all segments of our sport in different avenues. An educational e-learning platform was chosen to offer coaches around the world the opportunity to be a part of our program.

December 5, 2010 - Adriatic League, Regular Season, Game 10: December 4-5, 2010
Krka Novo Mesto, Cedevita, Buducnost, Hemofarm and Union Olimpija tie atop the Adriatic League standings each at 6-4. In an all-Eurocup showdown, Cedevita edged CEZ Nymburk 80-78 at home on Saturday.

December 5, 2010 - Barcelona loses Mickeal for 2 months
One of the pillars of Regal FC Barcelona's championship run in the Euroleague last season, Pete Mickeal, will miss an estimated two months of action after he undergoes arthroscopic knee surgery next week in the Unites States, the club announced Friday.

December 4, 2010 - EuroLeague Women Week 6 Roundup
Six games gone and four still to go in the opening phase of EuroLeague Women and it has been something of a defining week for the competition with each respective group really taking shape.

December 3, 2010 - Aris BSA 2003 brings in Bobby Brown
Aris BC announced on Friday that has agreed terms with guard Bobby Brown to replace Pierre Pierce who will be sidelined for the next two months. Brown (188, 26) arrives from Asseco Prokom, where he started the 2010-11 season and averaged 10.7 points.

December 3, 2010 - James has 38 in homecoming, Heat win 118-90
James scored a season-high 38 points — 24 in a third-quarter clinic — to lead the Miami Heat in a 118-90 blowout win over the Cavaliers, taming a hostile Cleveland crowd even before halftime Thursday night.

December 3, 2010 - Sportingbet Week 7 MVP: Darius Washington, Lottomatica Roma
Darius Washington’s great performance in Lottomatica Roma’s come-from-behind victory over Spirou Charleroi will surely go down as a night to remember.

December 3, 2010 - Union Olimpija scored an 82-75 win over Armani Jeans Milano
Union Olimpija survived to laugh last on Thursday with a thrilling 82-75 victory over Armani Jeans Milano in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Game of the Week in front of a packed house at Stozice Arena.

December 2, 2010 - Bertomeu lauds progress in Ljubljana
Before tonight's Game of the Week between Union Olimpija and Armani Jeans Milano, a press conference was held in Ljubljana, Slovenia as Euroleague Basketball CEO Jordi Bertomeu lauded the sporting and marketing improvements seen in that country already during the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season.

December 2, 2010 - Prokom stunned host Caja Laboral 75-81
Asseco Prokom Gdynia send a message that echoed all around the competition by downing Caja Laboral 75-81 in Turkish Airlines Euroleague Group A in Vitoria, Spain on Wednesday night.

December 1, 2010 - FIBA and Slovenia reach an agreement for Eurobasket 2013
According to the latest news from Slovenia, FIBA Europe and the Slovenian government have reached an agreement that will see Slovenia hosting Eurobasket 2013.

December 1, 2010 - Asseco Prokom, Brown part ways
Asseco Prokom Gdynia announced Wednesday evening that guards Bobby Brown and Channing Toney have been released. The announcement via the team’s website came shortly before Prokom’s Week 7 Euroleague game against Caja Laboral.

December 1, 2010 - Khimki blasting Partizan 92-65
BC Khimki Moscow Region improved to 3-4 in Turkish Airlines Euroleague Group A by downing Partizan mt:s 92-65 in Russia on Wednesday. Khimki kept all of its Top 16 options alive and is one win away from Partizan, that dropped to 4-3. Keith Langford paced the winners with 22 points on 9-of-12 two-pointers.

December 1, 2010 - Eurocup Week 3 MVP: Demetrius Alexander
In one of the closest races to win the award this season, Demetrius Alexander of BC Azovmash became the Eurocup regular season Week 3 MVP by getting a 36 index. Azovmash was intrumental to lead Azovmash to a critical 86-95 road win against Hapoel Gilboa/Galil with 31 points on 7-of-8 two-pointers, 5-of-7 three-pointers and 2-of-2 free throws.

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