December 31, 2013 - Eurocup Last 32, Group M analysis All
four teams in Group M have reasons for optimism due to their impressive
rosters and proven stars. Budivelnik Kiev, a Eurocup semifinalist last
season, is back and stronger than ever after Darjus Lavrinovic helped
the club make a splash in its Euroleague debut. Read more here.
December 31, 2013 - Cantu's Marco Cusin to miss Last 32 As
the club announced FoxTown Cantu big man Marco Cusin (2.11 meters, 28
years old) will be sidelined for at least 40 days due to a muscle
injury on his right thigh. This will mean that if the recovery period
is on schedule, Cusin will probably miss the whole Last 32. Read more here.
December 31, 2013 - MZT Skopje Aerodrom inked Sead Sehovic Macedonian
representative in ABA League got stronger with Sead Sehovic, who used
to play ABA League in the past with Buducnost VOLI and Szolnoki Olaj.
MZT Skopje Aerodrom keep renovating their squad after the arrival of
new head coach Zoran Martic. Read more here.
December 31, 2013 - Dzikic takes F.Y.R of Macedonia reins The
basketball Federation of F.Y.R Of Macedonia (MKF) officially unveiled
on Monday Aleksandar Džikić as the new head coach of their senior
national team. The 42-year-old Serbian tactician is replacing Ales
Pipan in the role. Read more here.
December 31, 2013 - Real Madrid complete historical weekend The
events that took place during the last weekend of 2013 will go down to
the history books of Spanish basketball and its most storied club, Real
Madrid. The return of Rudy Fernandez to European basketball is one of
the ingredients of Real Madrid's current success. Read more here.
December 30, 2013 - Eurocup Last 32, Group L analysis Group
L will bring excitement, great home crowds and a lot of action to the
Last 32. Bilbao Basket, which made it to the Eurocup title game last
season, qualified on a late basket by team leader Alex Mumbru. Nizhny
Novgorod has a mix of experienced players and young guns. Read more here.
December 30, 2013 - Cajasol Seville is the champion of Torneo Citta di Roma Cajasol
Seville is the champion of the 12th annual Torneo Citta di Roma. Led by
the tournament MVP Maxim Salash, Cajasol overcame a double-digit
deficit, downing the hosting team Stellazzurra Basketball Academy Rome
53-67 in the Italian capital on Sunday. Read more here.
December 30, 2013 - Milosevic debut lifts Szolnoki Less
than 24 hours after joining Szolnoki Olaj, Strahinja Milosevic
collected a double-double of 12 points and 10 rebounds on Saturday to
help his new team prevail 80-75 over Zadar at home, after overtime.
Read more here.
December 30, 2013 - Cholet, Sousa part ways A
laconic statement on Cholet Basket's official website confirmed that
the French club which competes in EuroChallenge Group J has decided to
part ways with head coach Jean-Manuel Sousa. The dismissal of Sousa
came in the wake of a heavy loss at home. Read more here.
December 28, 2013 - Anadolu Efes releases Dragicevic Anadolu
Efes Istanbul announced that power forward Tadija Dragicevic is no
longer part of the team. Dragicevic had signed a two-month deal earlier
this season to replace Kerem Gonlum, who was sidelined with a right
hand injury. Gonlum has since returned to action. Read more here.
December 28, 2013 - ABA Adriatic league 2013-14, Game 14 preview After
13 played games in 2013-14 ABA Adriatic league regular season, Crvena
Zvezda Telekom is alone at the top of standings with great 10-3 record.
Followed by Partizan NIS and Cedevita, both with 9-4 record. Read more here.
December 28, 2013 - Strahinja Milosevic moves to Szolnok Szolnoki
Olaj continues to renovate their team. The new member of the squad from
Szolnok is Serbian small forward Strahinja Milosevic. Szolnoki Olaj
headed into their second season in ABA League with a slightly higher
ambitions than in their debutant last season. Read more here.
December 28, 2013 - Aleksandar Cvetkovic loaned to MZT Today
is the last day for player transfers between ABA League club's and
Crvena zvezda Telekom agreed to loan point-guard Aleksandar Cvetkovic
to MZT Skopje Aerodrom. Cvetkovic didn't get many playing opportunities
in the team of coach Dejan Radonjic. Read more here.
December 27, 2013 - WBC Novi Zagreb ring the changes WBC
Novi Zagreb are bidding to revive their flagging EuroLeague Women
fortunes by making a seies of roster changes, including the acquisition
of Latvian star Elina Babkina and Croatian forward Ana Semren. Read
December 27, 2013 - Giants and Bears bolster frontline Port
of Antwerp Giants and Bakken Bears Aarhus have both decided to
reinforce their frontcourt ahead of the EuroChallenge Last. Bears front
office was monitoring one of the best players of FOG Naestved and moved
swiftly once his contract with that club expired. Read more here.
December 27, 2013 - CittÓ di Roma Tournament comes back from December 27 to 29! Torneo
CittÓ di Roma runs from December 27 to 29. 4 Italian teams - Armani
Junior Milan, Virtus Siena, Virtus Rome and Stellazzurra Basketball
Academy Rome - and Spars Sarajevo, Cibona Zagreb, Cajasol Seville and
FC Bayern Munich. Read more here.
December 27, 2013 - Eurocup Last 32, Group K analysis After
missing the Euroleague Top 16 by a single shot, Montepaschi Siena
returns to try to improve on its sole previous Eurocup experience, a
quarterfinals run in 2007. Standing in the way is 2012 Eurocup champ
Khimki Moscow Region. Read more here.
December 27, 2013 - First half of 2013-14 ABA league season in numbers Midway
through the regular part of the competition, we bring you some
interesting numbers about the current ABA League season. Take a look
and you might find out something new. A total of 91 games have been
played in the first half of the season in ABA League. Read more here.
December 26, 2013 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 analysis, Group F Few
Euroleague players ever have been as dominant, at age 22, as Real
Madrid Nikola Mirotic. He leads 2013-14 Euroleague in performance index
rating (20.5 per game) and has posted career-best numbers in steals and
blocks to go with 15.2 points on average. Read more here.
December 26, 2013 - Euroleague Basketball NIJT Qualifying Tournament series begins Basketball
lovers, get ready for the greatest display of elite youth basketball
anywhere as the top young players of their generation begin
criss-crossing Europe on a six-month quest for the coveted title of
continental junior champions. Read more here.
December 26, 2013 - Eurocup Last 32, Group J analysis Group
J promises plenty of fireworks and exciting battles. The perennial
German champions, Brose Baskets Bamberg, return to the Eurocup after
four years in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague, featuring stars like
D'or Fischer, Novica Velickovic and Casey Jacobsen. Read more here.
December 26, 2013 - Strasbourg bolsters lineup with veteran Thornton Strasbourg
fortified its lineup ahead of the Eurocup Last 32 with the signing of
veteran swingman Marvis "Bootsy" Thornton for the remainder of the
season. Thornton (1.95 meters, 36 years old) debuted in the Eurocup
last season for Dinamo Banco di Sardegna Sassari. Read more here.
December 26, 2013 - Radnicki signed Pilcevic The
most important part of the season is just to come and Radnicki will be
stronger for point-guard Radenko Pilcevic (27, 188). Pilcevic signed
the contract until the end of the season and comes from Crnokosa from
Kosjeric. Read more here.
December 26, 2013 - Cibona released American players The
management of Cibona decided to release few players due to financial
cuts in the team. The game against Crvena zvezda Telekom was the last
one for American guards Matt Jannings and D. J. Strawberry since the
club terminated the contract with both of them afterwards. Read more here.
December 26, 2013 - Serbia name Djordjevic as NT coach Aleksandar
"Sasha" Djordjevic, one of Serbia and former Yugoslavia's living
basketball legends, was announced as the new coach of the country's
national team, at an event organised by the Serbian Basketball
Federation (KSS) in the capital Belgrade, on Wednesday. Read more here.
December 25, 2013 - FenerbahceUlker extends Preldzic Fenerbahce
Ulker announced it reached agreement with forward Emir Preldzic,
extending his contract until the end of the 2016-17 season. Preldzic is
one of the most versatile players in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague,
and has been a member of Fenerbahce since 2007. Read more here.
December 25, 2013 - Circle closes as Khryapa retires from NT A
week before the end of 2013, the Russian senior national team's year to
forget came full circle with Victor Khryapa announcing his decision to
retire from international duty. Mr do-it-all Victor Khryapa will be
hard to replace for Russia. Read more here.
December 24, 2013 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 analysis, Group E It’s
only fitting that Bojan Bogdanovic enters the Top 16 as the
competition’s leading scorer, since no Euroleague player has averaged
more points since the 2010-11 season than the 24-year-old swingman.
Read more here.
December 24, 2013 - EA7 Emporio Armani lands Daniel Hackett EA7
Emporio Armani Milan further bolstered its backcourt by signing
comb0-guard Daniel Hackett, who was among the top performers in the
Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season. Hackett (1.99 meters, 26
years old) arrives from fellow Italian club Montepaschi Siena. Read
December 24, 2013 - ABA Adriatic league Game 13 MVP, Sava Lesic Sava
Lesic from Radnicki Kragujevac is the second player this season in ABA
League, after Willie Warren, to became the MVP of the round twice. He
did it again in 13th round in the game against MZT Skopje Aerodrom.
Read more here.
December 24, 2013 - Eurocup Last 32, Group I analysis Featuring
four clubs from four countries, Group I is filled with up-and-coming
teams with bright futures. French champ JSF Nanterre joins the Eurocup
for the first time after a historic Euroleague debut in which it
defeated powerhouse FC Barcelona on the road. Read more here.
December 24, 2013 - Cedevita won the derby, Zvezda is alone on top In
the big derby of ABA League 13th round, Cedevita beat Partizan NIS
after a thriller in the final moments of the game. Crvena zvezda put on
a convincing performance against Cibona in Pionir and is again alone at
the top of the standings, midway through the regular season. Read more here.
December 24, 2013 - Tartu claim Estonian Cup title A
buzzer-beater by Augustas Peciukevicius gifted EuroChallenge side Tartu
University Rock a 71-69 triumph over BC Kalev/Cramo in the big final of
the Estonian Cup on Sunday night. The 22-year-old Lithuanian guard
charged to the basket and drilled the game-winning shot. Read more here.
December 23, 2013 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague MVP for December: Stratos Perperoglou of Olympiacos Piraeus Since
2005, only one player has won three titles in his first six Euroleague
seasons, becoming just the second person this century to do so. That
player, Stratos Perperoglou of Olympiacos Piraeus, is Euroleague
Basketball's choice as bwin MVP for December. Read more here.
December 23, 2013 - Anadolu Efes hires Angelou As
announced by the club in two statements on Monday morning, Anadolu Efes
and head coach Oktay Mahmuti agreed to part ways, after which he was
replaced by Vangelis Angelou of Greece, who signed to take over the
team's bench for the next two-and-a-half seasons. Read more here.
December 23, 2013 - Myshkin ready for Russian challenge Anatoliy
Myshkin is ready to get Russia back among the women's basketball elite
after being installed into the national team hot-seat. Having been a
frontrunner for the position prior to it being handed to Alfredas
Vainauskas, Myshkin is finally going to get his opportunity. Read more here.
December 22, 2013 - Peter Lorant back in early January Those
fans, that watched Saturday's Szolnoki Olaj clash against Krka Novo
mesto, might have missed one of the Hungarian team's starters on the
court. Peter Lorant wasn't in the squad following an injury, gained in
the EuroChallenge game against Tsmoki Minsk. Read more here.
December 21, 2013 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular season Round 10 bwin MVP: Boban Marjanovic, Crvena Zvezda Telekom The
Turkish Airlines Euroleague's tallest player – 2.21 meter center Boban
Marjanovic of Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade - made his last game in
the competition this season one to remember on Friday. Read more here.
December 21, 2013 - ABA Adriatic league 2013-14, Game 13 preview We
are on the half way in 2013-14 ABA Adriatic league regular season as
Game 13 is knocking on the door. After 12 played games, Crvena Zvezda
Telekom and Partizan NIS are at the top of standings with 9-3 record.
Read more here.
December 20, 2013 - Strasbourg 76 - 67 EA7 Emporio Armani Milan Strasbourg
left the 2013-14 Turkish Airlines Euroleague in style by topping EA7
Emporio Armani 76-67 at home in Group B. Strasbourg registered its
third consecutive home win and finished the regular season with a 3-7
record, which was not enough to reach the Top 16. Read more here.
December 20, 2013 - Bayern Munich 88 - 68 Galatasaray Liv Hospital Istanbul Bayern
Munich snapped a five-game losing streak by routing Galatasaray Liv
Hospital 88-68 at Audi Dome. Nihad Djedovic led a well-balanced scoring
effort with 15 points for the winners, who pulled away early and were
never in serious trouble after the first quarter. Read more here.
December 20, 2013 - Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius 75 - 99 Crvena Zvezda Telekom Crvena
Zvezda Telekom Belgrade finished its 2013-14 Turkish Airlines
Euroleague season in style by thrashing Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius 75-99 in
the Lithuanian capital on Friday. Zvezda finished fifth in Group D with
a 4-6 record while Rytas was sixth at 1-9. Read more here.
December 20, 2013 - Croatia extend Repesa's mandate Without
any fanfare, the Croatian Basketball Federation (HKS) confirmed on
Thursday that senior national team head coach Jasmin Repesa will remain
at the helm to steer the side into next summer's FIBA Basketball World
Cup. Read more here.
December 20, 2013 - Stronger-than-ever Last 32 awaits Eurocup fans! The
2013-14 Eurocup will resume on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 with the Last
32, a new, improved stage which adds strength, talent and tradition to
the competition. The top three teams in each regular season group will
be joined by the eight Euroleague teams. Read more here.
December 20, 2013 - Leedham is EuroLeagueWomen Week 7 Top performer Johannah
Leedham crowned a successful calendar year 2013 by being named Top
Performer of Regular Season Week 7 in the EuroLeague Women. The British
international proved once more that her nomination for FIBA Europe
Women's Player of the Year was earned on merit. Read more here.
December 20, 2013 - Valiant Sparta&K hold nerve in Zagreb Sparta&K
M.R. Vidnoje showed their resilience and quality by shrugging off the
loss of former EuroLeague Women Final Eight MVP Asjha Jones to take an
exciting 68-64 Group C win at WBC Novi Zagreb. Read more here.
December 20, 2013 - UMMC stay perfect in Schio Reigning
Euroleague Women champions UMMC Ekaterinburg underlined their class by
preserving their unbeaten status with a comfortable 73-66 road win at
Beretta Famila Schio. Ewelina Kobryn was again very effective for UMMC
Ekaterinburg. Read more here.
December 19, 2013 - FC Barcelona 96 - 77 Budivelnik Kiev A
fast-paced game saw host FC Barcelona take a 96-77 home win over
Budivelnik Kiev in the closing game of the Tuskih Airlines Euroleague
regular season. In the first half, Barca dominated and managed to run
in offense combined with good accuracy from the arc. Read more here.
December 19, 2013 - Stelmet Zielona Gora 80 - 91 Olympiacos Piraeus Reigning
champion Olympiacos Piraeus completed a perfect regular season by
leading from start to finish in downing Stelmet Zielona Gora 80-91 on
Thursday. It was the 13th consecutive Euroleague win for Olympiacos.
Read more here.
December 19, 2013 - Anadolu Efes Istanbul 61 - 86 Real Madrid Real
Madrid finished the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season
undefeated by thrashing Anadolu Efes Istanbul 61-86 in Group B on the
road on Thursday. Madrid finished first in Group B with a 10-0 record.
Efes ended the stage with a 4-6 record. Read more here.
December 19, 2013 - Cedevita through to Last 32, Olimpija first The
last round of Eurocup regular season gave us some answers, that we have
been waiting for until the last moment. Cedevita beat Elan Chalon and
is qualified for the Last 32, while Union Olimpija will head to the
next stage from the first position in their group despite defeat in
Paris. Read more here.
December 19, 2013 - Kosice crowd sets another record Only
three weeks after the game between Good Angels Kosice and UMMC
Ekaterinburg in Steel Arena in Kosice set a regular season attendance
record, the Kosice crowds gathered for another record-breaking
occasion. Read more here.
December 19, 2013 - Eurocup Regular Season Round 10 MVP: Alando Tucker, Lukoil Academic Sofia The
regular season came to an end with Round 10. The 24 teams that will
continue in the Last 32 were known on Wednesday night and, when the
dust settled, the last weekly MVP for the regular season was Lukoil
Academic Sofia's Alando Tucker. Read more here.
December 19, 2013 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season, Round 10: looking for five survivors! The
2013-14 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season comes to an end this
week. The four best-ranked teams in each group will advance to the Top
16 and the other two will proceed to the Eurocup Last 32. Read more here.
December 19, 2013 - Barnette is EuroChallenge Week 7 Top performer Sean
Barnette of Rilski Sportist took a last bow in the EuroChallenge on
Tuesday night, but left a lasting impression by delivering the best
statistical performance of the Regular Season. He registered a
season-high efficiency index rating of 38. Read more here.
December 19, 2013 - Perfect Leedham upsets record breakers A
perfect shooting night from Johannah Leedham propelled Tango Bourges to
a fine 77-61 EuroLeague Women success at Good Angels Kosice in front of
another record-breaking crowd of 8,597. Leedham finished with a
terrific 23 points. Read more here.
December 19, 2013 - Lavender at the double for joyous Wisla Jantel
Lavender hit the game-winning shot and harvested a double-double to
carry Wisla-Can Pack to a nerve-jangling 74-72 EuroLeague Women success
at Lattes Montpellier in Group B. The center corralled 16 points and 13
rebounds. Read more here.
December 19, 2013 - Hapoel Jerusalem pens Maayan to 5-year deal Hapoel
Migdal Jerusalem signed point guard prospect Tom Maayan to a five-year
deal on Wednesday. Maayan (1.85 meters, 20 years old) spent the
previous season and a half playing at Seton Hall University in the
United States. Read more here.
December 19, 2013 - Partizan welcomed Milenko Tepic Future
should be brighter for Partizan in 2014 after Milenko Tepic, the team's
child from one of the most successful club's generations, signed until
2015 on Wednesday. Tepic already joined the team at practices and
might play already at the next game. Read more here.
December 18, 2013 - EuroChallenge Last 16 field completed After
six games in the Regular Season of the EuroChallenge, 16 teams
qualified for the second stage. Six teams left it for the last day to
clinch their spot in the next round, with Team TEHO Sport Kotka
snatching their first-time Last 16 ticket eliminating Okapi Aalstar.
Read more here.
December 18, 2013 - End of line for inspirational Valdemoro Legendary
women's basketball star Amaya Valdemoro has called time on her
glittering career six months after landing a glorious gold medal at
EuroBasket Women. The Spanish star brought down the curtain on one of
the most inspirational careers. Read more here.
December 18, 2013 - Sparta&K reeling from Jones blow Sparta&K
M.R. Vidnoje have been left reeling after losing former EuroLeague
Women Final Eight MVP Asjha Jones to a season ending injury. The
33-year-old suffered the blow during last week's match-up against
Perfumerias Avenida. Read more here.
December 17, 2013 - Eurocup Regular Season, Round 10: this is it! The
2013-14 Eurocup Regular Season comes to an end this week! The top three
teams in each group will advance to the competition's next phase, the
Last 32, to be joined there by eight eliminated teams from the Turkish
Airlines Euroleague Regular Season. Read more here.
December 17, 2013 - EuroChallenge Week 7 preview Groups E through H The
main focus is on groups A and C, where both tickets to the Last 16 are
still up for grabs, while one more team will qualify from each of
groups E and F. We break down every single encounter that takes place
on Tuesday, the final day of the Regular Season. Read more here.
December 17, 2013 - EuroChallenge Week 7 preview Groups A through D The
judgement day of the EuroChallenge Regular Season is a rare treat for
all those who enjoy watching a straightforward do-or-die basketball
clash, but hate bringing a calculator to the fight. We break down every
single encounter that takes place on Tuesday. Read more here.
December 16, 2013 - Lietuvos Rytas hires Petrovic as coach Lietuvos
Rytas Vilnius filled its head coaching vacancy with the hiring of
Aleksandar Petrovic for the remainder of the season, with an option for
an additional season. Petrovic, 54, takes over for Dirk Bauermann, who
was dismissed last week. Read more here.
December 16, 2013 - Valencia Basket hires Barton short-term Valencia
Basket has signed former Euroleague and Eurocup champion Lubos Barton
to a short-term contract. Barton (2.01 meters, 33 years old), who spent
the majority of his career in the Spanish League, started this season
with boyhood club BK Decin. Read more here.
December 16, 2013 - Radnicki Kragujevac adds forward Brkic Radnicki
Kragujevac bolstered its frontline before its pivotal Eurocup Regular
Season finale with the signing of power forward Marko Brkic. This marks
his second stint with the club after representing the “Workers” in the
2009-10 campaign. Read more here.
December 16, 2013 - Ndour dares Gran Canaria to dream Astou
Ndour produced another scintillating display of poise and power for
Gran Canaria 2014 as they grabbed a share of the lead at the top of the
table in Liga Femenina to show they have every intention of making it a
three-horse race this season. Read more here.
December 16, 2013 - New American point guard in Skopje After
replacing Serbian coach Vlada Vukoicic with his Slovenian colleague
Zoran Martic and replacing American power forward Justin Reynolds with
Serbian player Ivan Marinkovic, MZT Skopje Aerodrom management keeps
making changes in their senior squad. Read more here.
December 16, 2013 - Edo Muric ABA League Round 12 MVP The
MVP of the 12th round of ABA League is the member of Krka and Slovenian
international Edo Muric, who put on an amazing performance at
Saturday's Slovenian derby against Union Olimpija. Jorovic and
Strabwerry are top scorers, Gordic the top passer. Read more here.
December 16, 2013 - Important win for Partizan brings them on top In
the derby match of the round Partizan NIS beat Buducnost VOLI and is
now again on the top of the standings together with Crvena zvezda
Telekom, that lost in Skopje against MZT. Cedevita suffered a defeat in
Laktasi, while Krka celebrated the win in Slovenian derby. Read more here.
December 15, 2013 - Memories: 13 years have passed from the tragedy On
this day, exactly 13 years ago, former Borac Cacak, Bosna Sarajevo,
Buducnost VOLI and Partizan NIS player Haris Brkic tragically passed
away in Belgrade after the practice of his black and white team. Read
December 15, 2013 - Marton Bader is back on court One
of the most dominant individuals in the last season of ABA League,
Hungarian center Marton Bader, who didn't have the opportunity to
demonstrate his knowledge on the court this season yet, is now back.
Read more here.
December 15, 2013 - Krka is looking for a new guard Despite
signing a contract with Sani Becirovic, Krka is still trying to
reinforce its team by signing a new guard. Saturday's evening was a
happy one for Krka, which played the big Slovenian derby against Union
Olimpija that night and came out victorious. Read more here.
December 15, 2013 - Reynolds left MZT Skopje Aerodrom American
power forward Justin Reynolds, who arrived in Skopje this summer in
order to help his new team to achieve the best possible results in ABA
League and Eurocup, is no longer a part of MZT Skopje Aerodrom. Read
December 14, 2013 - ABA Adriatic league 2013-14, Game 12 preview Here
we are, already in Game 12 in ABA Adriatic league regular season. After
11 played games, Crvena Zvezda Telekom is alone at the top with great
record, 9-2. Partizan NIS and Cedevita Zagreb share second position
with 8-3 record. Read more here.
December 14, 2013 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular season Round 9 bwin MVP: Darjus Lavrinovic, Budivelnik Kiev In
the last home game of the first Turkish Airlines Euroleague season in
Ukraine, Darjus Lavrinovic gave Budivelnik Kiev fans a performance to
remember as he ran away with the bwin MVP honor for Regular Season
Round 9. Read more here.
December 14, 2013 - Zalgiris' Pocius to miss four weeks As
confirmed by the club on Friday morning, Zalgiris Kaunas forward
Martynas Pocius will miss the next four weeks due to a broken wrist he
suffered in Thursday's game against Anadolu Efes Istanbul. This means
that Pocius will miss the decisive game in regular season Round 10.
Read more here.
December 14, 2013 - Brose Baskets Bamberg announces Elias Harris German
champ Brose Baskets Bamberg announced the addition of power forward
Elias Harris until the end of the season. Harris (2.03 meters, 24 years
old) arrives from Los Angeles D-Fenders of the D League after having
started the season in the NBA with the Los Angeles Lakers. Read more here.
December 14, 2013 - Lischka returns Johannes
Lischka shocked the basketball community last month when announced he
had a brain tumour. The 26-year-old forward underwent successful
surgery on November 11. He returned to training two weeks later to get
the basketball back in his hand. Read more here.
December 13, 2013 - Galatasaray Liv Hospital Istanbul 76 - 57 Stelmet Zielona Gora Galatasaray
Liv Hospital clinched second place in Group C with a 76-57 rout of
Stelmet Zielona Gora on Friday in Istanbul. The Turkish champs improved
to 6-3 with the victory. The result also dropped Zielona Gora to 2-7
and eliminated the club from Top 16 contention. Read more here.
December 13, 2013 - Budivelnik Kiev 97 - 87 JSF Nanterre Budivelnik
Kiev pleased its fans with one last home win in the team’s last Turkish
Airlines Euroleague game this season by beating JSF Nanterre 97-87 on
Friday. Budivelnik improved to 2-7 but was mathematically out of the
Top 16 race. Read more here.
December 13, 2013 - Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar 63 - Panathinaikos Athens 82 Panathinaikos
breezed past Lokomotiv Kuban 63-82 on Friday, to breathe new life into
the race for second place in Group D. The outcome knocked Lokomotiv out
of contention for first place, which Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv clinched
as a result of Lokomotiv’s loss. Read more here.
December 13, 2013 - CSKA Moscow, Euroleague Basketball honor basketball legend Theo Papaloukas At
the halftime break of the Round 9 Game of the Week between CSKA Moscow
and FC Barcelona, Euroleague Basketball and the Russian club honored
one of their most recognizable icons,Theo Papaloukas who retired last
summer. Read more here.
December 13, 2013 - EuroCup Women Last 16 pairings set The
pairings of the Eighth Finals of the EuroCup Women have been set after
the conclusion of the competition's Regular Season. The winners and
runners up of the seven Regular Season groups along with the two best
third-placed teams progressed to the Last 16. Read more here.
December 13, 2013 - Kaukenas joins Reggio Emilia EuroChallenge
participants Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia have announced the addition of
former Lithuanian international Rimantas Kaukenas to their roster.
Kaukenas arrives in Reggio Emilia less than two weeks after departing
Spanish juggernauts Laboral Kutxa Vitoria. Read more here.
December 13, 2013 - EuroLeague Women, Week 6 review It
could turn out to be the most important signing of the EuroLeague Women
pre-season. Yes, the arrival of veteran Spanish playmaker Laia Palau at
ZVVZ USK Prague has coincided with their best ever start to a campaign.
Read more here.
December 12, 2013 - Olympiacos Piraeus 78 - 73 Montepaschi Siena Defending
champion Olympiacos Piraeus rallied from a 15-point third-quarter
deficit to remain undefeated after beating Montepaschi Siena 78-73 at
Peace and Friendship Stadium. Stratos Perperoglou paced Olympiacos with
18 points on 4-of-5 three-point shooting. Read more here.
December 12, 2013 - Zalgiris Kaunas 65 - 63 Anadolu Efes Istanbul Zalgiris
Kaunas significantly boosted its Top 16 chances with a 65-63 victory
over Anadolu Efes Istanbul on Thursday at Zalgiris Arena. The teams are
now even in the Group B standings at 4-5, though Efes holds a tiebreak
advantage. Read more here.
December 12, 2013 - CSKA Moscow 79 - 65 FC Barcelona In
a battle of Turkish Airlines Euroleague heavyweights, CSKA Moscow
improved to 6-3 in Group A by downing FC Barcelona 79-65 at home on
Thursday. CSKA and Barcelona are now tied for second place in the
group. Read more here.
December 12, 2013 - Vaughn named EuroLeague Women Week 6 Top Performer Kia
Vaughn was the center of attention on Wednesday night as ZVVZ USK
Prague continued their unbeaten march through the EuroLeague Women
regular season. Vaughn grabbed 18-point, 15-rebound double-double
earning her an efficiency ranking of 26. Read more here.
December 12, 2013 - Eurocup Regular Season Round 9 MVP: Jason Love, Belfius Mons-Hainaut Belfius
Mons-Hainaut has arrived to the party a bit late this season since it
won two of the last three games when the deal was mostly sealed in
Group D. However, thanks to the latest 91-90 home win over Telekom
Baskets this week, Jason Love can claim weekly MVP honors. Read more here.
December 12, 2013 - Bitter-sweet taste for Swedish Ace She
may have finished 2013 on a high with her nomination for the FIBA
Europe Women's Player of the Year, but Frida Eldebrink could barely
have endured a more up and down twelve months. The first part of the
calendar year was spent on the sidelines. Read more here.
December 12, 2013 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular season, Round 9: the heat is on! The
2013-14 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season reaches Round 9 with
10 teams already holding their tickets to the Top 16 - which means that
just six spots are available to be won from three regular season
groups. Read more here.
December 12, 2013 - Igokea inked Williams After
the club decided not to keep Gary McGhee on the basis of what he showed
during a few practices with the team Igokea already brought a new
center on Wednesday. The contract was signed with Lance Williams, the
robust center. Read more here.
December 12, 2013 - Radnicki signed Brkic Despite
financial problems Radnicki announced the signing of a new player on
Wednesday, when Marko Brkic (206, 31) joined the team. Brkic is not a
newcomer in Radnicki since he has already been playing for the club
from Kragujevac in the past. Read more here.
December 12, 2013 - Marinovic ties Eurocup assists mark Marko
Marinovic of Radnicki Kragujevac tied the Eurocup’s all-time
single-game assist record with 15 in his team’s crucial 91-81 victory
over Neptunas Klaipeda on Wednesday in Jezero Hall. The record-tying
assist came with just over a minute to go through Nikola Jevtovic. Read
December 12, 2013 - Ivan Marinkovic is a newcomer in Skopje After
MZT Skopje Aerodrom made a change at head coach position last week,
when Zoran Martic replaced Vlada Vukoicic, they decided to add some
reinforcements to the team. The new face in Skopje is 209 cm tall power
forward Ivan Marinkovic. Read more here.
December 12, 2013 - Galatasaray shut down CCC Polkowice Galatasaray
odeabank bounced back to winning ways in EuroLeague Women after
completing a final quarter defensive lockdown of CCC Polkowice to take
a 62-49 success in Group C. Shavonte Zellous provided the scoring for
Galatasaray odeabank with 22 points. Read more here.
December 12, 2013 - Szolnoki part ways with Coach Asceric The
tenure of Serbian-Austrian coach Nedeljko Asceric at Szolnoki Olaj came
to an end on Wednesday, exactly a year after he had assumed the reins
of the Hungarian EuroChallenge club. The statement offered no reasons
for the divorce. Read more here.
December 11, 2013 - McGhee is EuroChallenge Week 6 Top performer Aaron
McGhee came up with a season-best 18 rebounds in Ural Ekaterinburg's
win at Tofas Bursa to edge out three other contenders for EuroChallenge
Week 6 Top Statistical Performer honours. Read more here.
December 11, 2013 - Rising star Romero proud of nomination She's
still only 18, but Leticia Romero has already made an impact on both
sides of The Pond after taking her playmaking skills from courts of
Europe to the NCAA. Over 7,500 kilometres from home, she is playing in
early stages of her freshman year at Kansas State University. Read more
December 11, 2013 - Szolnoki in the Last 16, Krka will wait a week Tuesday
was a successful day for our representatives in EuroChallenge Cup.
Szolnoki Olaj lost to BC Targu Mures at home, but despite that
qualified for the next round of the competition, while Krka beat
Fortress Jaszberenyi and keeps its hopes alive to go through. Read more
December 11, 2013 - EuroLeague Women Game of the Week, Sparta&K vs. Avenida Two
of the youngest teams in EuroLeague Women go head-to-head this week as
Sparta&K M.R. Vidnoje host Perfumerias Avenida. Sparta&K lost
their first two Euroleague Women games of the campaign, but have
bounced back. Read more here.
December 11, 2013 - Big 4th quarter carries Reggio Emilia Reggio
Emilia used a 14-1 fourth quarter run to power to an 86-75 home victory
over Team TEHO Sport Kotka to secure first place in Group E and reach
the Last 16. All five starters scored in double figures for 4-1 Reggio
Emilia, paced by 18 points from Troy Bell. Read more here.
December 11, 2013 - Minsk smoke Rilski Sportist Tsmoki
Minsk have continued their EuroChallenge Group H winning streak,
extending it to four games with a 94-75 win over Rilski Sportist,
booking their Last 16 ticket in the process. Keith Benson Jr. delivered
another well-rounded performance for Tsmoki Minsk. Read more here.
December 10, 2013 - Old heads take Krasnye Krylia closer Krasnye
Krylia took a big step towards the Last 16 of the EuroChallenge with a
comfortable 84-75 win at home over CSM Oradea. Anton Ponkrashov and
Bracey Wright both scored 19 points for Krasnye Krylia, who improved to
3-2 in Group B. Read more here.
December 10, 2013 - Surprises in Szolnok and Podgorica After
11th round of ABA League we have a change at the top of the standings,
since two of the three leading teams were defeated and therefore we
have Crvena zvezda Telekom alone at the top with only two defeats on
their account. Read more here.
December 10, 2013 - Becirovic moves to Krka Krka
was waiting for weeks to find an appropriate guard, who would be able
to replace the injured Malcolm Armstead. It found it in Sani Becirovic,
one of the best Slovenian players so far, who confirmed his move on
Tuesday. Read more here.
December 10, 2013 - European Basketball Week concludes The
10th Special Olympics European Basketball Week came to a successful
conclusion last Sunday 8 November. An estimated 18,000 Special Olympics
athletes participated in 200 basketball events, games, clinics and
exhibitions across 33 countries. Read more here.
December 10, 2013 - Le Mans Sarthe inks playmaker Thomas Le
Mans Sarthe Basket reached an agreement with Torey Thomas to work
together for 6 weeks, the club announced Tuesday. Thomas replaces
DaShaun Wood, who broke his left hand in a Eurocup game against CEZ
Basketball Nymburk, until he is fully recovered. Read more here.
December 10, 2013 - Eurocup Regular Season, Round 9: it's decision time! Round
9 of the 2013-14 Eurocup Regular Season is here! With just two rounds
remaining, 10 teams have already made it to the Last 32. Many more
teams can join them with spots still available in all eight groups;
likewise others can run out of chances to advance, too. Read more here.
December 10, 2013 - EuroChallenge Week 6 preview Groups E through H Circumstances
between participants vary considerably, but it is not an exaggeration
to state that with the glaring exceptions of Triumph Lyubersty, who
have already qualified, and BC Kyiv with Fortress Jaszberenyi, who have
no chance of advancing to the next phase. Read more here.
December 10, 2013 - Lietuvos Rytas bids farewell to Coach Bauermann Lietuvos
Rytas terminated the contract of Dirk Bauermann. Assistant coach
Dainius Adomaitis will take over on an interim basis. Bauermann, took
over the Rytas post towards the end of last season and guided the club
into the Turkish Airlines Euroleague via the qualifying rounds. Read
December 10, 2013 - EuroChallenge Week 6 preview Groups A through D Several
participants could make the decisive step towards the Last 16 this
week, while there is a team in almost every single group that could
exit the qualification race on Tuesday, should results not go their
way. Read more here.
December 9, 2013 - Triumph win derby Cory
Higgins exploded for 34 points on Saturday to lead Triumph Lyubertsy to
an 80-71 win over fellow EuroChallenge side Tsmoki Minsk at home in VTB
United League action. Triumph are now tied at 4-4 with Minsk and
Krasnye Krylia in Group B of the VTB Regular Season. Read more here.
December 9, 2013 - Zizic wants to split with Cibona Andrija
Zizic once already left Cibona in the middle of the season and it looks
the history repeats. Namely Zizic already informed the club he wants to
leave it, which he is entitled to since he was not paid on time. Read
December 9, 2013 - Parker magic can’t save UMMC Another
breathtaking contribution from Candace Parker was not enough to prevent
UMMC Ekaterinburg tasting defeat for the first time in any competition
this season. Candace Parker had 41 points and 20 rebounds for UMMC
Ekaterinburg. Read more here.
December 9, 2013 - Ivanov left Buducnost VOLI Buducnost
VOLI split with its Bulgarian guard Pavlin Ivanov, who didn't play at
all this season. The 20-year-old guard culminated dissatisfaction due
to a lack of chances to play in the first ten rounds of ABA League.
Read more here.
December 9, 2013 - Ciglar to Sopron, Green light for Glory Hungarian
champions UE Sopron have swooped to sign Croatian playmaker Iva Ciglar
and Nadezhda Orenburg have given Glory Johnson the green light to step
out in EuroLeague Women. Iva Ciglar has been playing with WBC Novi
Zagreb since the start of the season. Read more here.
December 9, 2013 - Siroki Primorka celebrated against MZT Skopje MZT
coach Zoran Martic is still waiting for his first victory in ABA League
since he took over the team, which was defeated by Siroki Primorka on
Saturday. "The second half shoud be a mirror of how we should always
play." said Siroki's coach Jaksa Vulic.Read more here.
December 8, 2013 - Cousins leads Kings past Jazz 112-102 in OT Sacramento
blew a big lead in the fourth quarter and the Kings' began to show that
look of defeat. ''You saw it on everybody's face. It was like 'Here we
go again,''' Isaiah Thomas said. ''But I just told guys, 'Let's just
stick together. Win or lose, let's stick together this time.''' Read
December 8, 2013 - Ellis hits winner and Mavs beat Blazers 108-106 On
Saturday morning, the Trail Blazers added a play designed for Monta
Ellis. It worked to perfection Saturday night. Ellis drained 21-foot
jumper with no time left on the clock and Dallas snapped the Portland's
four-game winning streak with a 108-106 victory. Read more here.
December 7, 2013 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular season Round 8 bwin MVP: Vassilis Spanoulis, Olympiacos Piraeus The
Euroleague's highest-scoring non-overtime game in nine years also
produced a very special bwin MVP for Regular Season Round 8: Vassilis
Spanoulis of Olympiacos Piraeus. The two-time defending champion
remained unbeaten by outlasting host Bayern Munich 103-105. Read more here.
December 7, 2013 - EuroLeague Women, Week 5 review You
have to love the on-court whirlwind which is Spanish guard Queralt
Casas. A true leader during a glittering youth career for her country
that was laden with gold, she is now showing she is close to making a
full and wholesome transition to the senior game. Read more here.
December 7, 2013 - ABA Adriatic league 2013-14, Game 11 preview Entering
its Game 11, ABA Adriatic league regular season will bring us more
excitements and good games. After 10 played games, three teams are
still at the top, Crvena Zvezda Telekom, Partizan NIS and Cedevita.
Read more here.
December 6, 2013 - Laboral Kutxa Vitoria 79 - 63 Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius Laboral
Kutxa Vitoria rallied in the second half behind its defense and two big
runs to defeat Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius 79-63 and clinch a Top 16 berth
on Friday night. Laboral’s third consecutive win brings the team’s
record to 5-3 for sole possession of third place in Group D. Read more here.
December 6, 2013 - JSF Nanterre 78 - 82 FC Barcelona FC
Barcelona took revenge for its only home loss this season by holding
back hard-charging JSF Nanterre to prevail 78-82 in Paris for its fifth
consecutive victory. Barcelona is now 6-2 and alone in second place of
Group A, one victory behind leader Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul. Read more
December 6, 2013 - Anadolu Efes Istanbul 78 - 89 Brose Baskets Bamberg Brose
Baskets Bamberg rallied from a 14-point halftime deficit to beat
Anadolu Efes 78-89 Friday at Abdi Ipekci Arena in Istanbul. Novica
Velickovic and Anton Gavel fueled a 4-23 fourth-quarter run that put
Bamberg ahead for good. Read more here.
December 6, 2013 - CSKA Moscow 74 - 78 Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul Fenerbahce
Ulker tightened its grip on first place in Group A with a 74-78
come-from-behind victory over CSKA Moscow at Universal Sports Hall in
the Russian capital on Friday. The visitors trailed by 6 early in the
fourth quarter. Read more here.
December 6, 2013 - Dubljevic EuroLeagueWomen Week 5 Top performer Montenegrin
international Jelena Dubljevic continued her sparkling start to the
year on Wednesday night, leading ZVVZ USK Prague to their fourth
consecutive win, grabbing herself Week 5 Top Performer honours in the
process. Read more here.
December 6, 2013 - Eurocup Regular Season Round 8 MVP: Marc Carter, Panionios Athens On
Wednesday night, Panionios Athens picked up a valuable road win that
could be worth a Last 32 spot. In its 78-86 victory over Neptunas
Klaipeda, the Greek club enjoyed the invaluable leadership of Marc
Carter, who shined with a performance index rating of 34. Read more here.
December 6, 2013 - Good Angels inflict first loss on Schio Good
Angels Kosice inflicted a first EuroLeague Women defeat of the season
on Beretta Famila Schio after taking an impressive 67-57 road win in
Group A. Plenette Pierson top-scored for Kosice with 18 points. Read
December 6, 2013 - EuroCup Women, more Last 16 tickets taken Dynamo
Moscow and Adana Botas have punched their ticket for the EuroCup Women
Eighth-Finals on Thursday night. Dynamo needed overtime and brilliant
displays by Ana Dabovic and Tina Charles to see off the Turkish side
92-86 and avenge an earlier loss in Group D. Read more here.
December 5, 2013 - FC Bayern Munich 103 - 105 Olympiacos Piraeus Olympiacos
Piraeus edged host FC Bayern Munich 103-105 in the Game of the Week.
Stratos Perperoglou had a career-high 25 points of the bench and MVP
Vassilis Spanoulis netted 24 points and dished 7 assists as the Reds
remained unbeaten in Group C. Read more here.
December 5, 2013 - Strasbourg 77 - 76 Zalgiris Kaunas Strasbourg
registered its second win in Group B by edging Zalgiris Kaunas 77-76 on
a buzzer-beating three-pointer by Louis Campbell. Strasbourg improved
to 2-6 in Group A and Zalgiris dropped to 3-5. Ricardo Greer paced the
winners with 16 points. Read more here.
December 5, 2013 - Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv 75 - 73 Lokomotiv Kuban After
losing all of its 12-point fourth quarter lead and more, a late, great
escape saw Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv hold onto a 75-73 home win against
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar to reach the Top 16 and take over first place
in Group D at the same time. Read more here.
December 5, 2013 - Montepaschi Siena 60 - 59 Stelmet Zielona Gora In
a thriller that went down to the final second, Montepaschi Siena
improved to 3-5 in difficult Group C and improved its chances to make
it to the Top 16 by downing Stelmet Zielona Gora 60-59 in Florence,
Italy, on Thursday. Read more here.
December 5, 2013 - Galatasaray Liv Hospital Istanbul 78 - 70 Unicaja Malaga Galatasaray
Liv Hospital outlasted Unicaja Malaga 78-70 Thursday at Abdi Ipekci in
Istanbul to secure a ticket to the Top 16. The hosts needed Montepaschi
to win in the early game to have a chance at advancing this week and
that’s exactly what happened. Read more here.
December 5, 2013 - Eurocup: Olimpija in the Last 32 Union
Olimpija put on a magnificent performance on the road in Valencia,
achieved its sixth Eurocup victory of the season and already qualified
for the second stage of the competition. Six other ABA League teams in
the competition unfortunately lost. Read more here.
December 5, 2013 - Benson is EuroChallenge Week 5 Top performer Keith
Benson Jr, who concluded EuroChallenge Week 5 action by gifting Tsmoki
Minsk a crucial road win right at the final buzzer, is also this week's
Top Statistical Performer. Keith Benson Jr. had 26 points, 8 rebounds
and 5 blocks on his way to an efficiency rating of 36. Read more here.
December 5, 2013 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular season, Round 8: a chance for more qualifiers! The
2013-14 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season reaches Round 8 with
six teams - Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul, FC Barcelona, CSKA Moscow, Real
Madrid, Olympiacos Pireaus and Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar - holding
their tickets to the Top 16. Read more here.
December 5, 2013 - Dubljevic hot streak keeps Prague perfect Jelena
Dubljevic continued her rich vein of form as ZVVZ USK Prague survived a
late scare at CCC Polkowice to take a 67-64 win and stay perfect in
EuroLeague Women Group C. The Montenegrin forward was once again tough
to stop in the paint. Read more here.
December 5, 2013 - Novosibirsk enjoy a late show Dynamo
Novosibirsk boosted their chances of advancing from EuroCup Women Group
C after completing a final quarter lockdown of Tarsus Belediye to
complete tense 69-66 victory. The Russian side had trailed by
double-digits approaching half-time. Read more here.
December 5, 2013 - Benson free-throws lift Minsk over Mures Keith
Benson's free-throws at the death clinched an 84-82 victory for Tsmoki
Minsk at BC Mures for their third win in Group H of the EuroChallenge
on Wednesday night. Neither side was able to get a lead bigger than six
points. Read more here.
December 5, 2013 - Sernius jumps into Lithuanian hot-seat Former
EuroLeague Women play-caller Mantas Sernius has been installed as the
new head coach of the Lithuanian women's national team. Mantas Sernius
takes over the women's national team of Lithuania from Algirdas
Paulauskas. Read more here.
December 5, 2013 - Smith wants Croatian citizenship Cedevita's
point-guard Nolan Smith claims he initiated the process of aquiring the
Croatian passport, which means he followed the way of his fellow
countryman Dontaye Draper. The idea was born immediately after his
arrival in Cedevita. Read more here.
December 4, 2013 - Kobryn shows class as UMMC rout Kayseri Ewelina
Kobryn produced a perfect shooting night as the defending champions
marched relentlessly onwards in EuroLeague Women Group A by completing
an 82-45 demolition of visiting Kayseri Kaski spor. Read more here.
December 4, 2013 - EuroLeague Women Game of the Week: BLMA v Fenerbahce Fenerbahce
are traveliing to Lattes Montpellier, looking to further extend a
near-six year EuroLeague Women winning streak against French clubs.
Fenerbahce have racked up a commanding eleven straight wins since being
beaten by Tango Bourges way back at the start of 2008. Read more here.
December 4, 2013 - Euphoric Gaziantep pen Domen Lorbek On
Wednesday, less than twelve hours after inflicting a second loss on
reigning EuroChallenge champions Krasnye Krylia, Royal Hali Gaziantep
announced an important new addition. Turkish club has signed an
agreement with Slovenian international Domen Lorbek. Read more here.
December 4, 2013 - Judge orders suspensions, fines and closed-door game following fight Euroleague
Basketball's independent disciplinary judge has handed out suspensions
and fines to three players involved in a fight at the end of last
week's game between Olympiacos Piraeus and Galatasaray Liv Hospital
Istanbul. Read more here.
December 4, 2013 - Szolnoki one step from the Last 16 In
EuroChallenge Regular Season 4th round, Szolnoki Olaj achieved an
important victory on the road in Samokov over Rilski Sportist. Krka
lost in Ekaterinburg and is in difficult position now. Center Peter
Lorant had an amazing evening with a 22 points and 12 rebounds. Read
December 4, 2013 - Triumph-antly into last sixteen Triumph
Lyubertsy booked their ticket to the Last 16 of the EuroChallenge with
an 80-70 victory at K÷rmend to remain perfect at 4-0 in Group D.
Courdon Higgins assured Triumph Lyubertsy remained perfect with 19
points. Read more here.
December 4, 2013 - Den Bosch one step closer SPM
Shoeters Den Bosch have edged closer to the Last Sixteen in the
EuroChallenge, defeating Group A rivals Rakvere Tarvas 70-57 in Estonia
on Tuesday night. Despite leading at the end of each quarter, Den Bosch
were not having everything go their way. Read more here.
December 3, 2013 - Lietuvos Rytas tabs Dowdell Lietuvos
Rytas Vilnius reached an agreement with playmaker Zab Dowdell on
Tuesday. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Dowdell arrives from
Enisey Krasnoyarsk, where he averaged 13.4 points and 3.5 assists in 18
VTB League games last season. Read more here.
December 3, 2013 - Ekaterinburg step closer to advancing Lance
Harris's 21 points paced four players in double figures as Ural
Ekaterinburg picked up a crucial home victory in Group F of the
EuroChallenge, beating KRKA Novo Mesto 79-68. Aaron McGhee added 18
points, Dmitry Flis had 13 and Anton Glazunov chipped in 10 points.
Read more here.
December 3, 2013 - EuroChallenge Week 5 Preview Groups E Through H The
two teams that have reached this stage unbeaten, BK Ventspils and
Triumph Lyubertsy, are one more win away from securing a spot in the
Last 16 of the EuroChallenge. On the opposite side of the spectrum, the
four teams need to tick the win column this week. Read more here.
December 3, 2013 - Eurocup Regular Season, Round 8: stage set for big games! Round
8 of the 2013-14 Eurocup Regular Season is here with only four teams -
FoxTown Cantu, Ratiopharm Ulm, Khimki Moscow Region and Unics Kazan -
having advanced so far among 24 that will reach the next round, the
Last 32. Read more here.
December 3, 2013 - EuroChallenge Week 5 Preview Groups A Through D All
32 participating teams are in action in the EuroChallenge this week,
which marks the start of the second half of the Regular Season. What is
essentially Game Day 4 in the competition is a traditional pivotal
point in the season and more so for at least six of participants. Read
December 2, 2013 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague MVP for November: Derrick Brown, Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar No
one would have guessed that Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar was a Turkish
Airlines Euroleague newcomer during four consecutive victories last
month that earned the Russian team early entry into the Top 16. Read
December 2, 2013 - Czechs hand NT reins to Ginzburg In
a move that breaks with tradition, the Czech Basketball Federation
(CBF) has announced that Ronen Ginzburg will be the coach that steers
the men's national team into next summer's EuroBasket 2015 Qualifying
Round. Read more here.
December 2, 2013 - MZT split with Vukoicic, signed Martic In
only a couple of hours MZT made a significant change in the team. Coach
Vlada Vukoicic left the club on Sunday's evening and the team will
already greet his successor Zoran Martic a day later. Read more here.
December 2, 2013 - Villeneuve spice up title race Villeneuve
have handed Tango Bourges their first defeat after nine consecutive
wins in the French domestic league, whilst Liga Femenina title hopefuls
Rivas Ecopolis were upset by Burgos. Johanne Gomis fired 16 points for
the visitors who claimed a memorable 64-59 success. Read more here.
December 2, 2013 - Mures, Dijon in full strength Sharp-shooter
Goran Martinic returned to action after a month-long lay-off due to
injury and helped BC Mures extend their winning streak in the Romanian
LNB to four games. Martinic poured in 23 points and dished out six
assists on Saturday. Read more here.
December 2, 2013 - EuroBasket Women 2015 2nd QR Drawn The
Draw for the EuroBasket Women 2015 2nd Qualification Round was
completed in Freising, Germany on Sunday. The 2nd Qualification Round
will see 22 teams compete for the 11 remaining spots available at
EuroBasket Women in June 2015. Read more here.
December 2, 2013 - Zvezda forward Mitrovic out 3 weeks Crvena
Zvezda Telekom Belgrade will likely miss starting forward Luka Mitrovic
for the rest of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season due to a
knee injury, the club announced. Mitrovic (2.04 meters, 20 years old)
hurt his knee in a domestic game Saturday. Read more here.
December 2, 2013 - Igokea signed McGhee Igokea
is stronger for a new center, the club announced on Sunday. The most
successful club form the 2012/13 regular season signed Gary McGheea,
25-year-old center from the American University in Pittsburgh. Read
December 2, 2013 - Youth European Championships 2014 Drawn The
Youth European Championships 2014 Draw took place on Sunday in
Freising, Germany. A total of 224 Men's and Women's teams were drawn in
16 Championships across three Divisions (A, B and C), and three age
categories (U20, U18 and U16). Read more here.
December 1, 2013 - Milan loses center Samuels until 2014 In
the thick of the Top 16 race, EA7 Emporio Armani Milan has lost its
starting center, Samardo Samuels, for the remainder of the regular
season due to injury. Samuels (2.06 meters, 24 years old) broke his
right hand in Milan's two-point road loss to Zalgiris Kaunas. Read more
December 1, 2013 - Partizan NIS topped Union Olimpija 63-52 In
not so interesting game in Pionir Sport hall in Belgrade, Partizan NIS
had no much problems against Union Olimpija and grabbed its 8th win and
improved to 8-2 record. Union Olimpija started this game well, but
later Partizan NIS played better and deserved this win. Read more here.
December 1, 2013 - ABA Adriatic league, Game 10 Three
more games today, after four games were played yesterday in Game 10 in
ABA Adriatic league regular season. Today's action will start at 17.00
CET, Partizan NIS will host Union Olimpija, at 19.00 CET, Igokea vs.
Buducnsot VOLI and Mega Vizura vs. Radnicki. Read more here.
December 1, 2013 - Crvena zvezda in shock over Mitrovic's injury Crvena
zvezda rolls on in ABA League and reached another victory on the road
against Krka but at the same time lost its player Luka Mitrovic, who is
seriously injured. "We had only two days after a very tough game and
close defeat against Maccabi." said Dejan Radonjic. Read more here.
December 1, 2013 - Cedevita won but lost Delas Cedevita
keeps its position at the top of the standing by defeating Szolnoki
Olaj but may stay without Ante Delas for a few months due to injury.
"Rather than only confirm the victory, when we were ahead for 15
points, we allow them to return." said Jasmin Repesa.Read more here. Check news archive here.
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