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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.