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  News archive December 2015


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December 31, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16, Round 1 MVP: Malcolm Delaney, Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar
One of the Euroleague's top performers so far this season had plenty more to show at the start of the Top 16 this week as Malcolm Delaney of Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar walked away with the MVP honor for the first round of the new phase. Read more here.

December 31, 2015 - Saric's jumper lifts Efes past Zvezda
In an outstanding showdown that went down to the wire, Anadolu Efes Istanbul rallied from a 15-point deficit in the final 12 minutes to beat Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade 85-84 at home. Dario Saric became the hero by hitting the game-winning jumper with 3.1 seconds left. Read more here.

December 31, 2015 - Fenerbahce starts strong and hold on to beat Panathinaikos
Fenerbahce Istanbul trailed for only 17 seconds the entire night, but had to fight hard to hold off Panathinaikos Athens 82-75 in the Top 16 opener for both teams in Group E on Wednesday night. The hosts took control and a double-digit lead early by starting the game with a 14-0 run. Read more here.

December 31, 2015 - Madrid, Rodriguez rally past tough Bamberg
In a major battle that went down to the wire, Real Madrid recorded its first win in Top 16 Group F by edging Brose Baskets Bamberg 80-77 in the Spanish capital on Wednesday. Sergio Rodriguez scored all of his 22 points in the second half and added 8 assists to lead the winners. Read more here.

December 31, 2015 - Ludwigsburg brings playmaker Johnson back
MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg fortified its backcourt ahead of the Eurocup Last 32 by bringing back point guard Kerron Johnson, who played for the team last season. The sides agreed to a two-month deal that can be extended for the remainder of the season. Read more here.

December 31, 2015 - Reggio Emilia lands center Golubovic
Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia has added some big shoulders going into the Euroleague Last 32 by signing center Vladimir Golubovic for the rest of the season. Golubovic (2.12 meters, 29 years old) arrives from Strasbourg of France. Read more here.

December 31, 2015 - Cibona won the Stozice thriller
Cibona have beaten Union Olimpija in the derby game of the last round of the 2015 season and they had to confirm in the last seconds thriller despite a 15-point half time lead. Filip Kruslin was the hero of the game, since his free throw decided the winner. Read more here.

December 31, 2015 - Danilo Andjusic is no longer Partizan NIS player
After the end of the short term agreement, Danilo Andjusic is no longer a member of Partizan NIS. Partizan NIS and Danilo Andjusic will not extend their cooperation after the short-term contract that former Serbian international had signed with the club, has expired. Read more here.

December 30, 2015 - Eurocup Last 32, Group L
Group L features a couple familiar foes in the Last 32 – the Polish champ Stelmet Zielona Gora and Zenit St. Petersburg – who meat two fresh names in MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg and Umana Reyer Venice. Read more here.

December 30, 2015 - Shved's late heroics lift Khimki past CSKA in top 16 opener
In an all-Russian showdown that got the Top 16 started, Khimki Moscow Region topped CSKA Moscow 91-89 in the Russian capital on Tuesday. The game went down to the wire before a mid-range jumper by Alexey Shved gave Khimki the victory with 1.1 seconds left. Read more here.

December 30, 2015 - Spanoulis sparks Olympiacos to big win over Barcelona
Olympiacos Piraeus started the Top 16 in style by beating FC Barcelona Lassa 74-62 in their Top 16 opener. Spanoulis starred with 11 points and 9 assists to lead the Reds, who finished the first half on a 16-2 tear to lead 39-26 and added a 10-0 third-quarter run to take care of business. Read more here.

December 30, 2015 - Jackson leads Unicaja to big home win
Unicaja Malaga got off to a strong start in the Top 16 by downing Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul 70-62 at home in Group E on Tuesday. Edwin Jackson scored 13 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter to lead the winners. Mindaugas Kuzminskas added 15, while Richard Hendrix had 13 points. Read more here.

December 30, 2015 - Mega Leks punches first ticket to Berlin
U18 Mega Leks Belgrade booked the first ticket to the 2015-16 Euroleague Basketball ADIDAS NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT Finals in Berlin next spring after it defeated U18 Stellazzurra Basketball Academy Rome 71-73 in the final game. Read more here.

December 30, 2015 - Sutjeska signed with Brion Rush
Sutjeska have signed American guard with Montenegrin citizenship Brion Rush, who played for several European teams before. His last episode was the one with Ratiopharm Ulm in Germany last season. Read more here.

December 29, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 Round 1: a new start for everyone
The 2015-16 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 is set to start with plenty of action to offer. The 16 surviving teams were divided into two groups of eight based on their regular season standings. The four best teams in each group will advance to the playoffs. Read more here.

December 29, 2015 - The finalists are set at ANGT Rome
The 2015-16 Euroleague Basketball ANGT Qualifying Tournament - Torneo Citta di Roma finished its qualifying stage on Monday afternoon with U18 Mega Leks Belgrade joining U18 Stellazzurra Basketball Academy Rome as group winners and finalists. Read more here.

December 29, 2015 - Olympiacos acquires guard Johnson-Odom
Olympiacos strengthened its roster shortly before the start of the Top 16 with the signing of guard Darius Johnson-Odom. The deal is through the end of the 2017-18 season. Johnson-Odom (1.88 meters, 26 years old) arrives from Trabzonspor Medical Park. Read more here.

December 29, 2015 - Crvena Zvezda signs Kinsey, releases Thompson
Crvena Zvezda Telekom shook up its perimeter rotation by signing veteran Tarence Kinsey and releasing Ryan Thompson. Kinsey signed for the remainder of the season. He returns to the Serbian capital, where he previously played for Zvezda's rival Partizan in the 2013-14 season. Read more here.

December 29, 2015 - Buducnost keep counting wins – Višnjik conquered as well
Buducnost VOLI keep counting victories and will enter the 2016 with only two defeats suffered this season in the ABA League. After they have been in front for the majority of the game, they managed to crack the opponent finally in the last period of the game and deservedly celebrated. Read more here.

December 29, 2015 - Nikolic was quicker than the buzzer, Mega defeated MZT
It was a true basketball thriller. Two sides have changed the lead so many times in the last quarter. At the end, everything was decided by a single three-pointer. Like in some basketball movie, Danilo Nikolic received the ball just behind the arc on 3 seconds remaining on the clock. Read more here.

December 28, 2015 - Eurocup Last 32, Group K
Group K has a somewhat unusual makeup with two teams from Turkey – Trabzonspor and Pinar Karsiyaka – plus two from Italy – Dolomiti Energia Trento and Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia. Between them there are two Eurocup debutants and two that have been to the quarterfinals before. Read more here.

December 28, 2015 - FC Bayern Munich signs guard Cobbs
FC Bayern Munich announced the arrival of guard Justin Cobbs, who inked a contract with the German powerhouse for the remainder of the season on Sunday. Cobbs (1.91 meters, 24 years old) arrives from Istanbul BSB, where he averaged 7.8 points in 9 Turkish League games this season. Read more here.

December 28, 2015 - CAI Zaragoza adds size with Kravtsov
CAI Zaragoza bolstered its frontcourt by inking center Slava Kravtsov for the remainder of the season, the club announced this weekend. Kravtsov (2.13 meters, 28 years old) arrives from CSKA Moscow, where he averaged 3.4 points in 7 Turkish Airlines Euroleague games this season. Read more here.

December 28, 2015 - Crvena Zvezda gets Micic for Top 16
Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade improved its backcourt before the start of the Top 16 by getting point guard Vasilije Micic for the remainder of the season, the club announced Monday. Micic (1.95 meters, 21 years old) arrives from FC Bayern Munich. Read more here.

December 28, 2015 - Igokea defeated Partizan NIS
What a shock in Pionir Hall! Igokea were down by a double digit margin after the first quarter, but then they performed a stunning comeback and defeated Partizan NIS on the road! The visitors played a fantastic second half in which they scored 45 points. Read more here.

December 28, 2015 - Zvezda broke Tajfun’s resistance late in the game
Crvena zvezda Telekom hold on tightly to their third place in the standings after the road win in Celje against Tajfun, which is their second success against the Sentjur squad this season. The game was more interesting than the final result indicates. Read more here.

December 27, 2015 - Metalac Farmakom scored important win over Sutjeska
The crowd in Valjevo could enjoy in exciting games during the whole year, while the last one in 2015 was no different. Metalac Farmakom and Sutjeska fought for every ball, for every rebound. At the end the home fans celebrated a huge triumph of their team. Read more here.

December 27, 2015 - 10th win in a row for Cedevita
Cedevita are on an impressive run, as they have achieved their 10th win in a row by beating Krka in Trnsko Hall and at the same time got their revenge for the October’s defeat in Novo mesto against this opponent. Read more here.

December 26, 2015 - ABA league regular season, Round 17 preview
With two games today, Round 17 in ABA league regular season will start. Round 17 will be played during four days and will finish at Wednesday, December 30. In Round 16, in Game of the Week, Buducnost VOLI wins over Mega Leks in dramatic game. Read more here.

December 25, 2015 - Eurocup Last 32, Group J
Group J boasts both great strength and tradition. In addition to EA7 Emporio Armani Milan which arrives from the Turkish Airlines Euroleague, both ALBA Berlin and Neptunas Klaipeda competed in Europe’s premier club competition last season. Read more here.

December 25, 2015 - Crvena zvezda Telekom ran over Zadar
It was the last home game for Crvena zvezda in 2015 and more than 5.500 spectators in the Pionir Hall could really enjoy in the performance of the red and white crew. Still, during the first 20 minutes Zadar was more than just a worthy opponent. The score was tied at 35:35 at the big break. Read more here.

December 25, 2015 - Savovic reinforced Mega Leks
Management of Mega Leks reached a decision that it is necessary to reinforce their team before the next games in the ABA League. For this reason, they have signed with power forward Boris Savovic, who is coming from Turkish side Turk Telekom Ankara. Read more here.

December 25, 2015 - ABA league Round 16 MVP: Miro Bilan
For the third time in a row, Miro Bilan, the player who earned himself the MVP honour for the month of November, became the MVP of the round. He won the title with tremendous performance in the city derby against Cibona, when he dominated the court and led his team to victory. Read more here.

December 25, 2015 - Buducnost outplayed Mega in thrilling clash
Traditionally, it was super exciting in Sremska Mitrovica. Mega Leks and Buducnost VOLI played a fantastic game, while the visitors scored a thrilling win at the end. Buducnost VOLI made a stunning comeback in the last two minutes, as they were down by 6 - 78:72. Read more here.

December 24, 2015 - Eurocup Last 32, Group I
Group I presents teams with rich histories of winning; two-time reigning French champion Limoges CSP is the only club from its country to win the Euroleague; Valencia has won three Eurocup crowns, PAOK has won the Saporta and Korac Cups and Oldenburg won German cup last season. Read more here.

December 24, 2015 - Appeals panel reduces fine to Ponkrashov
The Euroleague Basketball Independent Appeals Panel on Wednesday partially upheld a petition from player Anton Ponkrashov of Unic Kazan concerning sanctions imposed by the Independent Disciplinary Judge for incidents surrounding his team's game on December 2. Read more here.

December 24, 2015 - Sixth win for Metalac in battle of the bottom
Metalac Farmakom came on top out of the clash against Igokea on the road in Laktasi. Igokea now remains alone at the bottom with Sutjeska, while Metalac Farmakom are a win away from the least successful teams of the league. Read more here.

December 24, 2015 - Sutjeska once again better than Union Olimpija
Sutjeska have defeated Union Olimpija for the second time in this season. So much energy, both on and off the court, resulted in huge win for Sutjeska. The squad from Niksic was well aware that they simply had to give their best in the clash against Union Olimpija. Read more here.

December 24, 2015 - Joncevski stays perfect as MZT head coach
In the second clash against Partizan NIS this season, MZT Skopje Aerodrom managed to beat the Belgrade side and it is the third consecutive win for the team from Skopje, since the switch at the head coach position, after Aleksandar Joncevski replaced Ales Pipan. Read more here.

December 23, 2015 - 2015-16 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Group F breakdown, Top 16
No wonder it rings a bell when you hear the names of Olympiacos Piraeus, CSKA Moscow, FC Barcelona Lassa and Real Madrid. They have won 7 titles just this century, and with the one Zalgiris Kaunas won in 1999, the 5 teams have combined to lift the continental crown 21 times. Read more here.

December 23, 2015 - Real Madrid extends Alexander Gomelskiy Coach of the Year Laso
Reigning Turkish Airlines Euroleague champion Real Madrid announced that it has come to terms on a two-year extension with last season’s Alexander Gomelskiy Coach of the Year Pablo Laso. With the new deal in place, the two sides will stay together until June of 2018. Read more here.

December 23, 2015 - Unicaja tabs Nelson for Markovic's role
After losing playmaker Stefan Markovic for three months due to injury, Unicaja Malaga moved quickly to replace his spot with DeMarcus Nelson, who arrives from French club AS Monaco. The deal is for the remainder of the season, pending the physical which is scheduled for Saturday. Read more here.

December 23, 2015 - Real Madrid brings back swingman Rivers
Real Madrid looked to the past to take a step forward in the future by signing swingman K.C. Rivers, who helped Los Blancos win the Turkish Airlines Euroleague last season. On Tuesday, Rivers (1.96 meters, 28 years old) and Madrid agreed to reunite for the remainder of the season. Read more here.

December 23, 2015 - Malesevic moved from Metalac Farmakom to Steaua
Nikola Malesevic is no longer a member of Metalac Farmakom, after the player decided to move to Romania to sign with Steaua Bucharest. Nikola Malesevic and Metalac Farmakom have parted ways before the beginning of the 16th round of the ABA League. Read more here.

December 22, 2015 - ABA league regular season, Round 16 preview
Just a day after Round 15 have completed, Round 16 is right here. In Game of the Week in Round 15, Buducnost VOLI topped Crvena zvezda Telekom and confirmed its dominance in ABA league regular season so far. Read more here.

December 22, 2015 - 2015-16 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16, Group E breakdown
This Top 16 group offers a good number of teams a unique opportunity to make history. Four of the teams – Lokomotiv Kuban, Darussafaka, Crvena Zvezda and Cedevita Zagreb – have never made it to the Euroleague playoffs. Read more here.

December 22, 2015 - Unicaja's Markovic out of Top 16 with leg injury
Unicaja Malaga playmaker Stefan Markovic is set to be sidelined for three months due to a leg injury, the club announced Monday night. Markovic was hurt while fighting for a rebound in a Spanish League game against Eurocup side CAI Zaragoza. Read more here.

December 22, 2015 - Eurocup Last 32, Group G
With four teams accustomed to playing at this stage of the Eurocup season, including a former finalist that features three veterans who were once champions of the competition, Group G offers a test that will require consistently strong basketball at both ends of the court. Read more here.

December 22, 2015 - Eurocup Last 32, Group H
Group H promises to not only be a battle of skilled teams featuring a former champion and last season’s runner-up alongside a hungry newcomer, but also a test of endurance with lengthy road trips in every direction. Read more here.

December 22, 2015 - ABA league regular season Round 15 MVP: Miro Bilan
For the second time in a row, Miro Bilan, the player who earned himself the MVP honour for the month of November, became the MVP of the round. He won the title with tremendous performance against Sutjeska, when he dominated the court. Read more here.

December 22, 2015 - In the battle for the top, Buducnost outgunned Zvezda
Buducnost VOLI is the big winner of the match of the 15th round, the battle for the top of the standings against Crvena zvezda Telekom. Unexpectedly, the blue and white did the majority of the job in the opening half, when they already led by 17 points after the first quarter. Read more here.

December 21, 2015 - Kyrie Irving returns, Cavaliers rock lowly 76ers 108-86
As Kyrie Irving dressed following his first game in six months, LeBron James popped on some music. Irving scored 12 points and played 17 minutes in his season debut and James had 23, leading Cleveland to a 108-86 victory over the lowly Philadelphia 76ers. Read more here.

December 21, 2015 - Heat rally late, top Trail Blazers 116-109
Goran Dragic spent the fourth quarter pacing around the locker room, a futile attempt to relieve some frustration after the first ejection of his career. Chris Bosh scored 29 points and the Heat survived some lost composure in beating the Trail Blazers 116-109. Read more here.

December 21, 2015 - Bilan dominated again, Cedevita downed Sutjeska
Cedevita did not have problems in the game against Sutjeska. Convincing win for the Zagreb crew and one more fantastic performance of Miro Bilan. The starting center of Cedevita made another double-double achievement with 15 points and 13 rebounds. Read more here.

December 21, 2015 - Olimpija way too strong for Igokea in Stozice
Union Olimpija outplayed Igokea at home in Stozice in the 15th round of ABA League. Chris Booker debuted for the guests, but his presence was not enough to help his team to be competitive in Ljubljana. Read more here.

December 21, 2015 - Krka lands Boban Tomic
After Matic Rebec Krka have signed with Boban Tomic. The experienced point guard has begun playing basketball in Jance and afterwards continued playing for several Slovenian first division teams, while adding the experience from German, Hungarian and Austrian Leagues to his CV. Read more here.

December 20, 2015 - Krka victorious in Zadar
Close game and a big road win for Krka against Zadar. Ive Ivanov was ruthless toward his former club.  Ive Ivanov, experienced power forward had two 2+1 plays in the last 5 minutes and helped Krka to keep the lead. Read more here.

December 20, 2015 - Mega Leks returned from -18 and defeated Partizan NIS
Unbelievable comeback in Pionir Hall! Mega Leks were down by 18 points in the 27th minute, but then they miraculously returned and defeated Partizan NIS on the road! Ognjen Jaramaz was the absolute hero of the game! Young point guard brought some incredible energy into his team. Read more here.

December 20, 2015 - Mulaomerovic stays perfect with Cibona, Tajufn's streak over
With a win in Celje, Cibona stay perfect under the guidance of their new head coach Damir Mulaomerovic. Since he took over their squad, they are on a 2:0 record in ABA League and 3:0 overall. Tajfun's three games long winning streak is now over. Read more here.

December 20, 2015 - MZT continue where they stopped against Olimpija
MZT Skopje Aerodrom have achieved their second consecutive victory after the switch at the head coach position. After Union Olimpija at home, they managed to overcome Metalac Farmakom on the road in Valjevo. Read more here.

December 20, 2015 - Julius Jenkins agreed terms with Buducnost VOLI
Buducnost VOLI got a significant reinforcement. The club has agreed terms with Julius Jenkins, who will arrive in Podgorica as a free player. Jenkins (187, 34) has spent almost his entire basketball career in Germany. Read more here.

December 19, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season Round 10 MVP: Nobel Boungou-Colo, Limoges CSP
Nobel Boungou-Colo made sure he would be remembered even after his Limoges CSP finished its Turkish Airlines Euroleague campaign by claiming Round 10 MVP honors in the final game of the regular season on Friday. Read more here.

December 19, 2015 - ABA league regular season, Round 15 preview
After 14 played games in ABA league regular season, Buducnost VOLI is still leader with great 12-2 record. Crvena zvezda Telekom and Cedevita are just behind with 11-3 record. Still a lot of time for other teams to join race for the top of standings. Read more here.

December 19, 2015 - Crvena Zvezda beats Bayern to capture spot in Top 16
Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade gave its fans a shot at a packed Hala Pionir before defeating FC Bayern Munich 85-76 to capture third place in Group A and with it a spot in the Top 16. Zvezda finished the regular season with a 5-5 record. Read more here.

December 19, 2015 - CSKA downs Unicaja, clinches first place
CSKA Moscow finished the 2015-16 Turkish Airlines Euroleague regular season in style by downing Unicaja Malaga 76-88 on the road on Friday. CSKA was first in its group with a 9-1 record and Unicaja second at 7-3. Nando De Colo led the winners with 18 points and 7 assists. Read more here.

December 19, 2015 - Anadolu Efes wins in Piraeus to claim second place in Group B
Anadolu Efes Istanbul secured second place in Group B by knocking off Olympiacos Piraeus 68-81 on the road. Dario Saric collected 13 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists while Thomas Heurtel had 13 points and 5 assists to lead Efes, which improved to 6-4 for the second spot in the group. Read more here.

December 18, 2015 - Madrid shatters assists record, advances to Top 16
Real Madrid advanced to the Top 16 from Group A by thrashing Strasbourg 97-65 in the Spanish capital on Thursday. Madrid, the reigning Turkish Airlines Euroleague champion, finished the regular season with a 5-5 record to advance; its final standing will not be known until after Friday’s games. Read more here.

December 18, 2015 - Bogdanovic’s tip-in lifts Fenerbahce to road win at Khimki
Bogdan Bogdanovic made a game-winning tip-in with 4.9 seconds to go to lift first place Fenerbahce Istanbul to a 68-70 road win over Khimki Moscow Region. Fenerbahce finished the regular season an 8-2 record in Group A, while Khimki goes into the Top 16 with 5-5 record. Read more here.

December 18, 2015 - Panathinaikos edges Zalgiris, finishes third in Group C
Panathinaikos Athens finished third in Group C by downing Zalgiris Kaunas 71-74 in the Lithuanian capital on Thursday. Panathinaikos was third with a 6-4 record, while Zalgiris was fourth at 5-5. Both teams had already qualified to the Top 16 before this game. Read more here.

December 18, 2015 - Real Madrid sets new assists mark
Reigning Turkish Airlines Euroleague champion etched its name into the history books again on Thursday when it set the competition’s single-game record for assists with 36 in its blowout victory over Strasbourg, which also sent Los Blancos into the Top 16. Read more here.

December 17, 2015 - Eurocup Round 10 MVP: Keith Langford, Unics Kazan
On the final night of the Eurocup Regular Season, as five Last 32 spots were being filled, scoring ace Keith Langford won the second consecutive weekly MVP award for Unics Kazan by registering the highest performance index rating for any player on a winning team in Round 10. Read more here.

December 17, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season, Round 10
The 10th and final round of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season will decide the last three qualifiers to the Top 16 as well as the final standings that dictate the groups in the next phase. Two of the remaining berths in the Top 16 will be decided among four Group A teams. Read more here.

December 17, 2015 - Buducnost goes out on the winning note
Buducnost VOLI Podgorica routed depleted Steaua Eximbank Bucharest 89-56 in the last Eurocup game for both teams this season. Buducnost finished the season with 4-6 record in the fifth place in Group D, while Steaua ended its debut campaign with 2-8 record in the sixth place. Read more here.

December 17, 2015 - Valencia Basket finishes regular season with perfect record
Valencia Basket used an 18-0 run to start the second half in beating Proximus Spirou Charleroi 97-76 to finish the Eurocup Regular Season undefeated in Group C. Bojan Dubljevic paced Valencia with 20 points, while Rafa Martinez scored 14 points. Read more here.

December 17, 2015 - ALBA edges Brindisi, advances to Last 32
ALBA Berlin reached the Eurocup Last 32 in regular season Group B by edging Enel Basket Brindisi 80-79 in the German capital on Wednesday. ALBA finished the regular season in fourth place with a 5-5 record and had also qualified with a loss. Read more here.

December 17, 2015 - Kosta Perovic ended his great career
Kosta Perovic decided to end his playing career. Kosta began his great career in Beopetrol, from which he moved to Partizan. Afterwards a transfer to NBA League side Golden State Warriors followed. Read more here.

December 17, 2015 - Booker back in ABA League
American center Christopher Monroe Booker, former member of ABA League squads Union Olimpija and Krka, has decided to return to the regional competition and signed with Igokea until the end of the season. Read more here.

December 16, 2015 - James leads Cavaliers to 89-77 win over Celtics
LeBron James scored 24 points and Kevin Love returned to Boston to score 20 with eight rebounds on Tuesday night, helping the Cavaliers beat the Celtics 89-77 in an uneventful rematch of last season's bruising - but one-sided - first-round playoff series. Read more here.

December 16, 2015 - Aris Thessaloniki clinches first place in Group D
Aris Thessaloniki pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat Banvit Bandirma 72-53 and clinch first place in Group D. Banvit trailed by 2 early in the fourth quarter before the hosts went on a 20-1 tear that decided the game. The result boosted Aris to 7-3. Read more here.

December 16, 2015 - ratiopharm Ulm uses 0-16 fourth-quarter run to beat Nancy and advance
Down 13 early in the fourth quarter, ratiopharm Ulm rallied past SLUC Nancy 76-80 to claim a ticket to the Last 32. The visitors used a 0-16 run to take the lead and hung on in the final minute when Derwin Kitchen tried to punch Nancy back in. Read more here.

December 16, 2015 - Another Lukovic signed with MZT Skopje Aerodrom
Uros Lukovic is a new player of MZT Skopje Aerodrom! Brothers playing together in some ABA League club. Yes, we have another case! Uros Lukovic has agreed terms with MZT Skopje Aerodrom where he will team up with his brother Marko. Read more here.

December 16, 2015 - Cousins' manager tossed for slap at Terry; Kings top Rockets
Kings star DeMarcus Cousins had another strong game Tuesday night. His manager wasn't as fortunate. Cousins amassed 26 points and 12 rebounds as Sacramento won its third straight by defeating the Houston Rockets 107-97. Read more here.

December 15, 2015 - ABA league Round 14 MVP: Miro Bilan
Cedevita's Miro Bilan has earned himself the MVP of the round honour for the second time this season. The big man, that was also named the MVP of November, earned the title with monstruous performance and valuation of 37 in the game where he led Cedevita to win in Laktasi. Read more here.

December 15, 2015 - Eurocup Regular Season, Round 10: Five chances to reach Last 32
The final week of the Eurocup Regular Season features 19 teams already qualified to the next round and five more places waiting to be filled. Those five free spots are divided among five groups, and with final standings to decide Last 32 groups. Read more here.

December 15, 2015 - ratiopharm Ulm adds playmaker Henry
ratiopharm Ulm reached an agreement with point guard Pierria Henry to work together for the remainder of the season, the club announced. Henry arrives from Vita Tbilisi, where he averaged 13.8 points, 6.6 rebounds, 6.2 assists and a league-best 2.9 steals in 11 VTB League games. Read more here.

December 15, 2015 - One free throw decided the winner - Zvezda defeated Mega
What a game! Stefan Jovic scored a free-throw on 2 seconds before the end of the overtime and brought a huge win for Crvena zvezda Telekom over Mega Leks. Marko Simonovic got injured. Maik Zirbes led winners with 20 points and 13 rebounds. Read more here.

December 15, 2015 - EuroLeague Women, Week 8 Preview
The time for pay-back has therefore arrived, with this week’s fixtures a repeat of the opening day of the campaign and one side who will be eager to make amends is Galatasaray, who slumped 75-58 on their own floor against Beretta Famila Schio. Read more here.

December 15, 2015 - Euroleague Business Summit in Munich explores sports trends
Euroleague Basketball and FC Bayern Munich teamed up last week to present the Euroleague Business Summit, one in a continuing series of events held in recent years to shine a light on developing trends at the crossroads between business and sports. Read more here.

December 14, 2015 - Muric is back, Partizan won
Partizan NIS have won their third out of last four games and continue rising up the standings. Metalac Farmakom could not repeat the success from the season's opener, when they knocked the black and white down in Valjevo. Read more here.

December 14, 2015 - Mulaomerovic debuted with a victory in the big derby
New Cibona tactician Damir Mulaomerovic had a dream debut, as he took over Cibona, as his team have outscored Zadar in the big domestic derby at home in Zagreb. Zadar defeated second time in a row. Andrija Zizic finished the clash with 15 points. Read more here.

December 14, 2015 - Cedevita enjoy thrillers
Another super exciting game and another win for Cedevita! Zagreb crew prevailed over Igokea on the road after overtime! Four basketball thrillers and four wins for Cedevita! This team really have something special that gives them advantage in crucial moments. Read more here.

December 13, 2015 - Porter, Wall lead Wizards past Mavericks, 114-111
Otto Porter scored a career-high 28 points, John Wall had 26 points and 16 assists and the Washington Wizards ended an 11-game losing streak against the Dallas Mavericks with a 114-111 victory Saturday night. Read more here.

December 13, 2015 - MZT Skopje Aerodrom ran over Union Olimpija
One-sided game in Skopje. MZT finally woke up after several defeats in a row and scored a convincing win over Union Olimpija. Damjan Stojanovski was in the scoring mode tonight. He finished the game with 20 points. Read more here.

December 13, 2015 - Buducnost survived Novo mesto as well
Buducnost VOLI have grabbed their fifth win in a row, by beating Krka on the road in Novo mesto and remain alone at the top of the standings of the ABA League after 14 rounds played. Buducnost VOLI demonstrated amazing teamwork in Novo mesto. Read more here.

December 13, 2015 - Bucks hand Warriors 1st loss, win 108-95
The Golden State Warriors walked slowly off the Bradley Center floor, exchanging handshakes with the victorious Milwaukee Bucks on the way back to their locker room. The Warriors' NBA-record start ended after 24 wins when they lost to the Bucks 108-95 on Saturday night. Read more here.

December 12, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season, Round 9 MVP: Gustavo Ayon, Real Madrid
With its season on the line, defending Euroleague champion Real Madrid found a go-to leader in center Gustavo Ayon, who put up career-high numbers to keep his team alive and become the MVP of Round 9 of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season on Friday. Read more here.

December 12, 2015 - Fenerbahce runs away from Crvena Zvezda to clinch first place
Fenerbahce Istanbul used great defensive effort in the second half to beat Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade 79-61 and clinch first place in Group A on Friday night. Fenerbahce improved to 7-2 while Zvezda dropped to 4-5 and a three-way tie for third place. Read more here.

December 12, 2015 - Panathinaikos steamrolls by Zielona Gora into Top 16
Panathinaikos Athens soared into the Top 16 and avenged an earlier defeat by blasting Stelmet Zielona Gora 82-51 at home in the Greek capital on Friday. With its third consecutive victory, Panathinaikos raised its Group C record to 5-4, good for a third-place tie with Zalgiris Kaunas. Read more here.

December 12, 2015 - CSKA romps past Darussafaka for fourth win in a row
CSKA Moscow registered its fourth consecutive win in style by routing Darussafaka Dogus 94-66 at home. CSKA improved to 8-1 as it heads into Regular Season Round 10 and a winner-takes-all road clash against Unicaja Malaga (7-2) for first place in the Group D. Read more here.

December 12, 2015 - Tajfun keep winning
Team from Sentjur have scored their 5th win in the last 6 rounds of the ABA League! Most of those wins they have achieved thanks to great offense, but today it was quite opposite. Domen Bratoz has once again showed that he is in fantastic form. Read more here.

December 12, 2015 - Todorovic back in Metalac Farmakom
Nemanja Todorovic, who moved from Metalac to Igokea this summer, has left Aleksandrovac and re-joined his former squad from Valjevo. Igokea and the 206 cm tall power forward have parted ways two days before, at the same time as they have signed with guard Dusan Katnic. Read more here.

December 11, 2015 - ABA league regular season, Round 14
Nothing new in ABA league, Buducnost VOLI still rule competition with 11-2 record. Crvena zvezda Telekom and Cedevita are just behind with 10-3 record. Round 14 will start today with clash of newcomers, Sutjeska and Tajfun. Read more here.

December 11, 2015 - Broekhoff's big night leads Lokomotiv to road win
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar set up a do-or-die showdown for first place in Group C next week by downing Pinar Karsiyaka Izmir 78-88 on the road on Thursday. Already-qualified Lokomotiv improved to 7-2 in Group C and faces FC Barcelona Lassa next week in a direct battle for first place. Read more here.

December 11, 2015 - Heurtel leads Efes past Laboral into second place
Anadolu Efes came on strong down the stretch to defeat visiting Laboral Kutxa 95-86 and take over second place in Group B with one regular season game left. Down 72-77 midway through the final quarter, Thomas Heurtel led Efes on a late 10-0 run to tie the visitors with a 5-4 record. Read more here.

December 11, 2015 - Zalgiris snaps losing streak vs. Barcelona
Zalgiris Kaunas grabbed its third road win in Group C by edging FC Barcelona Lassa 88-92 at Palau Blaugrana on Thursday. Zalgiris improved to 5-4 and broke its losing streak against Barcelona, which dropped to 6-3. Read more here.

December 11, 2015 - Valencia keeps Stefansson through end of season
Three-time Eurocup champion Valencia Basket has announced that shooting guard Jon Stefansson's contract has been extended to the end of the season. Stefansson joined Valencia on a three-month basis in September to substitute injured guard Antoine Diot, who has since returned. Read more here.

December 10, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season Round 9
The 2015-16 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season reaches more dramatic highs in Round 9 this week. As many as 10 teams have already made it to the Top 16 but all of them have to keep fighting for the best possible finish at the end of the phase. Read more here.

December 10, 2015 - Maccabi FOX big man Ofoegbu out 3-4 weeks
Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv will go into its most important games of the season down a player from its frontline after Ike Ofoegbu suffered a small tear in his thigh muscle, which will require three-to-four weeks to recover. Read more here.

December 10, 2015 - Eurocup Round 9 MVP: Quino Colom, Unics Kazan
A flurry of new Last 32 qualifiers emerged after the Round 9 games, but there are still some spots to be allocated in a last round of the regular season that looks promising. One player excelled among all to claim weekly MVP honors, and that is none other than Quino Colom of Unics Kazan. Read more here.

December 10, 2015 - Telekom Bonn's McKinney ties Eurocup record with 9 threes
Jimmy McKinney of Telekom Baskets Bonn entered the Eurocup history books on Wednesday when he tied the competition record for the most three-pointers made in a single game. McKinney sank 9 of 12 shots from downtown. Read more here.

December 10, 2015 - CSKA Moscow's Jackson undergoes successful surgery
Aaron Jackson underwent reconstructive surgery to repair broken bones in his face, CSKA Moscow announced Wednesday. The operation, which was deemed a success, was conducted in Jackson's native United Sates and lasted five hours. Read more here.

December 10, 2015 - Dubljevic returns, keeps Valencia undefeated
Valencia Basket stayed as the only team undefeated in the competition by downing Umana Reyer Venice 58-62 on the road. Valencia improved to 9-0, had locked first place before this game and is on an 18-game winning streak in both the Eurocup and the Spanish League combined. Read more here.

December 10, 2015 - Henry's buzzer-beater triple makes CAI win in Ulm
CAI Zaragoza improved to 6-3 in Group C by edging ratiopharm Ulm 81-84 on the road on Wednesday. Sek Henry became the game hero by hitting the game-winning shot - an off-balance triple - at the buzzer. Ulm dropped to 3-6. Read more here.

December 10, 2015 - Galatasaray cruises past Krasny Oktyabr
Last 32-bound Group F leader Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul remained in the first place in the standings with a comfortable 103-76 win over the visiting Krasny Oktyabr Istanbul on Wednesday. Galatasaray improved to 7-2, while already-eliminated last place Oktyabr is at 1-8 record. Read more here.

December 10, 2015 - Dusan Katnic leaves Krka
Combo guard Dusan Katnic will not continue his career in Novo mesto as he mutually agreed with Krka on contract termination. His new club might be revealed very soon. Katnic arrived to Krka ahead of the season from Igokea. Read more here.

December 10, 2015 - Mihajlo Andric successfully operated in Istanbul
Mihajlo Andric, a player of Partizan NIS has undergone a successful surgery in Istanbul. An intervention was done after the fracture of metatarsal bone. After the surgery, Mihajlo is feeling well and is ready for the process of rehabilitation that is ahead of him. Read more here.

December 9, 2015 - Thompson, Warriors improve to 23-0, beat Pacers 131-123
Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors spent the first three quarters playing as flawlessly as their unbeaten record. Thompson scored a season-high 39 points and reigning MVP Stephen Curry nearly had a triple-double, the Warriors improved to 23-0. Read more here.

December 9, 2015 - EWE Baskets Oldenburg moves closer to Last 32 with win at Nanterre
EWE Baskets Oldenburg closed in on a spot in the Last 32 with an 83-92 road win at JSF Nanterre on Tuesday. Oldenburg, which completed a sweep of Nanterre, improved to 4-5 and can reach the Last 32 as soon as Wednesday if Energia Dolomiti Trento beats Telekom Baskets Bonn. Read more here.

December 9, 2015 - SLUC Nancy ends Spirou’s winning streak
SLUC Nancy ended a four game-losing streak and stopped Proximus Spirou Charleroi’s winning streak at three with an 81-86 victory. Benjamin Sene led six Nancy scorers in double figures with a career-high 20 points and Derwin Kitchen added a double-double for the winners. Read more here.

December 9, 2015 - Bitadze will play for Mega Leks
Goga Bitadze was born on 20 July 1999. He is 209 cm tall and plays at the position of a center. He arrived to Mega Leks from Vita Tbilisi. At U16 European Championship of Division B, which took place in Bulgaria last summer, the player was named the best center of the tournament. Read more here.

December 9, 2015 - James scores 33 as Cavs rally to beat Trail Blazers
LeBron James had 33 points and 10 rebounds, and Cleveland rallied from an 18-point first-half deficit to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 105-100, snapping a three-game losing streak. Kevin Love added 18 points and a second-half lineup adjustment by Blatt sparked the comeback. Read more here.

December 8, 2015 - Eurocup Regular Season, Round 9: Race for Last 32 rages!
With just two games to go in the regular season and only nine teams qualified for the next phase, a total of 15 places in the Last 32 are up for grabs - and many of them can be had this week. The drama starts with two pivota Tuesday games before a wave of 16 decisive battles on Wednesday. Read more here.

December 8, 2015 - Unicaja bulks up with ace rebounder Cooley
Unicaja Malaga strengthened its frontline by signing ace rebounder Jack Cooley for the remainder of the season. The contract went into effect after he passed his physical over the weekend. He fills the void created by the release of veteran big man German Gabriel. Read more here.

December 8, 2015 - Dominion BB replaces James with Begic
Dominion Bilbao Basket signed veteran center Mirza Begic for the remainder of the season on Monday. He takes the place of Shawn James, who moved to Turkish Airlines Euroleague club Olympiacos Piraeus the day before. Read more here.

December 8, 2015 - Disciplinary judge suspends, fines Ponkrashov of Unics
Euroleague Basketball's independent disciplinary judge has suspended and fined Unics Kazan player Anton Ponkrashov for an incident that took place in the visit to play Aris Thessaloniki to Round 8 of the Eurocup Regular Season Round 8 on Wednesday, December 2, 2015. Read more here.

December 8, 2015 - Zvezda's successful run continues in Novo mesto
Crvena zvezda Telekom have reached their 3rd consecutive victory by beating Krka on the road in Novo mesto thanks to their exceptional second half performance. Krka lost second game in a row, after losing to Mega Leks last week. Read more here.

December 8, 2015 - MZT Skopje Aerodrom parted ways with Pipan
Ales Pipan is no longer head coach of MZT Skopje Aerodrom. The contract has been terminated through a mutual agreement. Six defeats in a row in ABA League with more than half of them after a thrilling finish. Read more here.

December 8, 2015 - Cibona appointed Damir Mulaomerovic as new head coach
Damir Mulaomerovic is officially new head coach of Cibona. He signed a one-and-a-half-year contract with the club. In his long and successful player career Mulaomerovic has defended colors of Cibona in two periods. Read more here.

December 7, 2015 - So important road win for Cedevita
Cedevita returned from -12 in the third quarter and scored a big road win against MZT Skopje Aerodrom. Miro Bilan with double-double achievement. Cedevita's big guy made double-double achievement with 14 points and 10 rebounds. His overall index was 18. Read more here.

December 7, 2015 - Things turned around in Valjevo
With a victory of Metalac Farmakom over Mega Leks at home court in Valjevo, two streaks have ended, since Metalac Farmakom have lost their last three games, while Mega won three in a row. Things have turned around this time. Read more here.

December 7, 2015 - Rimac no longer head coach of Cibona
Cibona has officially informed the public that Slaven Rimac is no longer head coach of the senior team from Zagreb. As a head coach he made his debut with Cibona during 2013-14 season and already in his first season he won the ABA League championship winner trophy. Read more here.

December 6, 2015 - Heat roll past LeBron-less Cavaliers, 99-84
Dwyane Wade scored 19 points and took the fourth quarter off, Tyler Johnson added 19 more and the Heat had little trouble on the way to beating the Cavaliers 99-84 on Saturday night, sending Cleveland to its third straight loss. Read more here.

December 6, 2015 - Real Madrid inks rookie forward Ndour
Real Madrid added to its frontline by signing rookie forward Maurice Ndour until the end of this season. The signing will help bolster the forward rotation, which has lost All-Euroleague swingman Rudy Fernandez and Final Four MVP Andres Nocioni to injuries recently. Read more here.

December 6, 2015 - Buducnost VOLI ran over Cibona in Zagreb
Buducnost VOLI scored a comfortable win against Cibona in Zagreb, putting up 17 three-pointers along the way! Tadija Dragicevic made one more fantastic performance, while Doron Lamb had a great debut in ABA League. Read more here. Read more here.

December 6, 2015 - Wilson the hero of Pionir hall thriller, Partizan beat Olimpija
ABA League classic between Partizan NIS and Union Olimpija left everyone breathless, since the game was dramatic until the very final second. Jamar Wilson scored for Partizan's win, Sasa Zagorac missed the game winning three point shot attempt. Read more here.

December 6, 2015 - Tajfun crushed Igokea with 17 three-pointers
You really do not see this often on basketball courts. Tajfun made 17 three-pointers in the game against Igokea and scored a valuable road win. Tajfun played without their starting point guard Ceola Clark, so Domen Bratoz had to take over that role. Read more here.

December 6, 2015 - Curry scores 44 as perfect Warriors beat Raptors
Curry made nine 3-pointers and scored 44 points, leading the undefeated Golden State Warriors to a 112-109 victory over the Raptors on Saturday. Curry was 14 for 24 from the field and 9 for 15 from beyond the arc as Golden State pushed its NBA-record start to 21-0. Read more here.

December 5, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season, Round 8 co-MVPs: Nando De Colo of CSKA Moscow, Maik Zirbes of Crvena Zvezda
After a week in which three players shared the top performance index rating in the Euroleague, two of them - Nando De Colo and Maik Zirbes walked away as co-MVPs for Regular Season Round 8 because their teams came away with huge victories. Read more here.

December 5, 2015 - Diamantidis, Raduljica lead Panathinaikos past Barcelona
In a battle of Turkish Airlines Euroleague giants, Panathinaikos took a critical step towards to the Top 16 by downing FC Barcelona Lassa 93-86. Panathinaikos improved to 4-4 in Group C and broke its nine-game losing streak against already-qualified Barcelona. Read more here.

December 5, 2015 - Zielona Gora shocks Lokomotiv in Krasnodar
Stelmet Zielona Gora registered its second win in Group C by downing already-qualified Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar 51-66 on the road on Friday. Zielona Gora improved to 2-6 and kept its chances to make it to the Top 16 alive, while Lokomotiv dropped to 6-2. Read more here.

December 5, 2015 - Crvena Zvezda outlasts Khimki 96-91 in a thriller
Maik Zirbes and Quincy Miller scored Euroleague career bests of 27 and 25 points, respectively, as Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade edged Khimki Moscow Region 96-91 in front of its passionate fans in the legendary Hala Pionir on Friday night. Read more here.

December 5, 2015 - Lietuvos Rytas promotes Gronskis to be new coach
Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius promoted Arvydas Gronskis to be the new head coach on an interim basis, the club announced Friday. Gronskis, 41, arrives from Rytas's farm team, Perlas Vilnius, where he was the head coach. He takes over for Aurimas Jasilionis. Read more here.

December 5, 2015 - Sutjeska celebrate after 8 defeats, Zadar's winning streak over
With an exceptional second half performance, Sutjeska have managed to turn the flow of the home game against Zadar around in their favour and celebrate after 8 games without a win. Zadar defeated after three straight wins. Read more here.

December 4, 2015 - ABA league regular season, Round 13
Time has come for new excitements in ABA league regular season as Round 13 is right here. Only one game is scheduled for today as Sutjeska will host Zadar at 21.00 CET in Niksic. Buducnost VOLI is still leader with great 10-2 record. Read more here.

December 4, 2015 - Anadolu Efes rallies late to beat Cedevita and later reach Top 16
Anadolu Efes Istanbul used a 2-17 fourth quarter run to rally from a 10-point fourth quarter deficit and pull out a crucial 75-81 road win over Cedevita Zagreb in the Croatian capital on Thursday. Efes needed to wait until much later to celebrate. Read more here.

December 4, 2015 - Llull, Ayon lead champs past Fenerbahce
Real Madrid improved its chances to make it to the Top 16 from Group A by downing Fenerbahce Istabul 80-73 in the Spanish capital in front of over 10,000 fans at Barclaycard Center on Thursday. Madrid improved to 3-5 and faces a must-win game against FC Bayern Munich next week. Read more here.

December 4, 2015 - CSKA Moscow improves to 10-0 all-time against Bamberg
CSKA Moscow remained undefeated against Brose Baskets Bamberg with an 88-100 victory on the road in a battle of Group B teams already qualified for the Top 16. Nando De Colo scored 27 points and dished 11 assists while Cory Higgins poured in 23 points for CSKA. Read more here.

December 4, 2015 - Radenko Pilcevic is leaving Metalac Farmakom, Badovinac added
Point guard Radenko Pilcevic is no longer a member of Metalac Farmakom, since the two sides have mutually agreed on contract termination. Pilcevic arrived to Metalac Farmakom after the departure of Bozidar Babovic and Stefan Pot. Read more here.

December 3, 2015 - Eurocup Round 8 MVP: Tywain McKee, Le Mans Sarthe Basket
Battles across the continent were so fierce on Round 8 that only three out of 10 teams that could have made the Last 32 this week achieved their goal. One of the teams that stayed alive was Le Mans which managed to steal a 80-86 road win against direct rival in Group B, ALBA Berlin. Read more here.

December 3, 2015 - Curry scores 40, Warriors top Hornets 116-99 to go 20-0
The reigning MVP scored 40 points in three quarters and the Golden State Warriors easily defeated the Hornets 116-99 to extend the best start in NBA history to 20-0. Nicolas Batum led Charlotte with 17 points and eight rebounds. Read more here.

December 3, 2015 - Zalgiris on Top 16 doorstep after downing Karsiyaka 74-52
It was all Zalgiris Kaunas almost all night on Wednesday as the hosts never let Pinar Karsiyaka Izmir up for air in a 74-52 victory that moved them to the doorstep of a Top 16 qualification. Zalgiris improved its record to 4-4 in Group C. Read more here.

December 3, 2015 - Aris beats Unics and storms to top spot in Group D
Aris Thessaloniki outlasted Unics Kazan 76-70 on Wednesday to storm into first place in Group D. Dominic Waters scored 19 points, including a pair of crucial free throws with 13.9 seconds left that made it a two-possession, as Aris beat Unics for the second time this season. Read more here.

December 3, 2015 - Olimpija survives in Bonn, edges closer to Last 32
Union Olimpija Ljubljana held off Telekom Baskets Bonn on the road 88-93, making its push towards a spot in the Last 32. Olimpija improved to 4-4 in at least a share of the third place in Group A, while Bonn dropped to 2-6 in the last place. Read more here.

December 3, 2015 - Valencia survives Ulm challenge to reamain perfect
Valencia Basket remained perfect in Eurocup Group C with a hard-fought 93-88 victory at home over ratiopharm Ulm. Valencia came into the game already qualified for the Last 32, but Guillem Vives scored 18 points to lead the team to an 8-0 record. Read more here.

December 3, 2015 - Bryant scores 31 to lead Lakers past Wizards 108-104
Bryant finished 10 of 24 from the floor and appeared to turn back time in the last of his team's four games in five days, shaking off a cold stretch to hit a string of critical shots in the waning minutes. Los Angeles Lakers beat the Washington Wizards 108-104. Read more here.

December 2, 2015 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season Round 8
With six teams having claimed spots in the Top 16 until now, many of the remaining 10 open qualifications are up for grabs in Round 8. Six more teams have mathematical chances to push through to the next phase. Read more here.

December 2, 2015 - Real Madrid's Fernandez to undergo back surgery
Real Madrid announced on its official website on Tuesday night that guard Rudy Fernandez will undergo back surgery this week, which supposes his absence for the foreseeable future as the defending Turkish Airlines Euroleague champions try to qualify for the Top 16. Read more here.

December 2, 2015 - Nizhny Novgorod tops AEK to advance
Nizhny Novgorod rallied from a 12-point second-half deficit to beat AEK Athens 86-79 on Tuesday and secure a berth in the Last 32. Nizhny improved to 5-3 and moved to within one win of Group F leader Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul. The loss dropped AEK to 4-4. Read more here.

December 2, 2015 - Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem edges Group F leader Galatasaray
Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem held on late to edge Group F leader Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul 86-82 at Pais Arena Jerusalem and keep its Last 32 hopes alive. Jerusalem improved to 3-5 and sits in fifth place in the group, though it hosts fourth place AEK next week. Read more here.

December 2, 2015 - Dolomiti Energia Trento edged JSF Nanterre in OT to advance
Dolomiti Energia Trento edged JSF Nanterre in overtime 79-85 to advance to the Last 32. Trento improved to 6-2 in Group A to retain at least a share of first place. The loss dropped Nanterre to 3-5. Julian Wright starred with 27 points, 10 rebounds and 3 steals for the winners. Read more here.

December 1, 2015 - ABA league Round 12 MVP: Tadija Dragicevic
In a derby game where Buducnost VOLI snatched a victory over local rival Sutjeska after overtime, Tadija Dragicevic put down an outstanding performance and earned himself the MVP of the 12th round award. Dragicevic led the way for his team with 21 points and 13 rebounds. Read more here.

December 1, 2015 - Eurocup Regular Season, Round 8: Line for Last 32 starts here!
Four teams advanced prior to Round 8, but the number of qualifiers to the Last 32 can almost quadruple this week when as many as 11 teams have a chance to clinch their tickets, too. The action starts on Tuesday with three games, while the remaining 15 is scheduled for Wednesday. Read more here.

December 1, 2015 - SLUC Nancy unites Pietrus brothers
One of the great brother duos in modern European basketball was united Monday when SLUC Nancy announced the signing of Mickael Pietrus for the rest of the season. Pietrus (1-98 meters, 33 years old) joins his older brother Florent, the Nancy captain. Read more here.

December 1, 2015 - Crvena zvezda Telekom too strong for Cibona
Crvena zvezda Telekom wrote down another win in ABA League, Cibona were without chance. Marko SImonovic was the top scorer in the winning side with 19 points, but Stefan Jovic picked up the MVP award. He had 15 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists. Read more here.

December 1, 2015 - Excellent second half pushes Zadar over Igokea
In what was everything else but one side contest, Zadar managed to beat Igokea after a wonderful second half performance. Their seventh win of the season keeps them hoping for the playoffs. Zadar have grabbed their seventh win of the season. Read more here.

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