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  News archive December 2020


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December 31, 2020 - 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 groups, calendar
7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 is set and ready to bring even more thrills in the coming two months. Four groups of four teams each will play six games between January 12 and March 10, 2021, with top two teams from each group moving on to the quarterfinals. Read more here.

December 31, 2020 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague MVP of the Week: Wade Baldwin, Bayern
FC Bayern Munich moved into a tie for third place in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season standings on the strength of a club-record performance by Wade Baldwin that was also worth his first MVP of the Week honor. Read more here.

December 31, 2020 - Andorra adds size with Parakhouski
MoraBanc Andorra bolstered its frontcourt by signing center Artsiom Parakhouski for the remainder of the season, the club announced Wednesday. Parakhouski (2.11 meters, 33 years old) arrives from Tsmoki-Minsk of his native Belarus. Read more here.

December 31, 2020 - Maccabi: Hunter sidelined with cut to eye
Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv center Othello Hunter will be sidelined for 2-3 weeks after suffering an eye injury in Tuesday's loss to Zenit St. Petersburg. Hunter played only 2:14 minutes in the opening quarter before he was accidentally poked in the eye by teammate Oz Blayzer. Read more here.

December 30, 2020 - Fenerbahce eases past ASVEL
Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul dominated the middle two quarters to turn the game into a rout in beating LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne 81-59 at Ulker Sports and Event Hall on Tuesday evening. Jan Vesely and Marko Guduric led the way with 16 points each for the hosts. Read more here.

December 30, 2020 - Zvezda holds off Greens in Radonjic debut
Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade defeated Panathinaikos OPAP Athens 74-71 on Wednesday in Coach Dejan Radonjic's first game back on the Zvezda bench. Zvezda improved to 6-11 in the EuroLeague standings and moved in front of Panathinaikos, which dropped to 5-11. Read more here.

December 30, 2020 - Bayern bests Barcelona with shutdown defense
FC Bayern Munich came back from a 10-point deficit to fend off FC Barcelona 90-77 at home for its third straight win at the Audi Dome. Bayern allowed just 10 points in the third quarter in winning for the fourth time in the last six games to improve to 11-6. Read more here.

December 30, 2020 - CSKA wins in OT to extends winning streak
CSKA Moscow survived an overtime thriller to beat AX Armani Exchange Milan 87-91. In a close game that saw several ties and no double-digit leads, the visitors relied on a former Milan player, Daniel Hackett, to seal a valuable win that extended their winning streak to 12 games. Read more here.

December 29, 2020 - Olympiacos beats Khimki Moscow after super Kostas Sloukas performance
With Kostas Sloukas putting on a show in Moscow, Olympiacos returned to winning ways after three consecutive losses, defeating Khimki Moscow, 88-105. The Greeks improved their defese in the second half while the Russians had Shved as their only offensive weapon. Read more here.

December 29, 2020 - Kyle Allman named BCL MVP for December
The engine that powers the 2020-21 VEF Riga machine, Kyle Allman Jr., has been named MVP of the Month for December after propelling his team to their best start to a Basketball Champions League campaign since they joined the competition, per championsleague.basketball. Read more here.

December 29, 2020 - Barcelona downs Joventut for first place at ANGT Valencia
U18 FC Barcelona became the first team to book its ticket for the Euroleague Basketball Adidas Next Generation Tournament Finals as it defeated U18 Joventut 79-55 in the ANGT Valencia first-place game. Barcelona took charge of the game with a 15-0 run in the third quarter. Read more here.

December 28, 2020 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 17
The final action of 2020 takes place on Tuesday and Wednesday, with Round 17 delivering a big batch of exciting festive action to mark the midpoint of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season. Read more here.

December 28, 2020 - Mornar Bar adds Gordic to backcourt
Top 16-bound Mornar Bar added another weapon to its backcourt by signing Nemanja Gordic for the remainder of the season. Gordic (1.93 meters, 32 years old) arrives from Partizan NIS Belgrade, where he has played the past season and a half. Read more here.

December 27, 2020 - Borac score a convincing win against Split
Borac have returned on court in style as they scored a convincing win against Split in Round 12 of the 2020-21 regular season. Borac have taken over the lead at the start of the 2nd quarter and they have stayed in front until the end. Read more here.

December 27, 2020 - Mornar triumphed in Ljubljana
On the road in Stozice Arena, Ljubljana, Mornar have outgunned Cedevita Olimpija and grabbed their ninth triumph of the season. This is the extremely valuable win for Mornar, for which newcomer Nemanja Gordic did not appear yet, in their battle for a Playoffs spot. Read more here.

December 27, 2020 - Igokea stun Crvena zvezda mts in Laktasi
Igokea scored a huge win this Sunday evening as they managed to beat none other than Crvena zvezda mts in Round 12 of the 2020/21 ABA League regular season. And the 20-point margin at the end of the match was not even their biggest lead. Read more here.

December 27, 2020 - Maccabi captures Israel's Winner Cup
Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv took home its first trophy for the 2020-21 season by outlasting Hapoel U-NET Holon 86-84 on Saturday night at Drive In Arena in Tel Aviv. It was the first time in three years and the eighth time in club history that Maccabi won the Winner Cup. Read more here.

December 26, 2020 - Crvena Zvezda and Emanuel Terry part ways
Crvena Zvezda announced that the club and Emanuel Terry have mutually parted ways. The American center is free to search for the next stop in his career with the Serbian club thanking him for his contribution to the club and wishing him nothing but the best in his future career. Read more here.

December 25, 2020 - Mega Soccerbet pull off an unbelievable comeback to beat FMP in overtime
What a game in Belgrade and what a win for Mega Soccerbet! They were down by 10 pts in the 4th quarter. They were down by 9 pts in overtime. Yet, they've won the game! Filip Petrusev led Mega with 25 points. Read more here.

December 25, 2020 - Buducnost VOLI beat Krka and keep chasing the top
Buducnost VOLI are back on winning track. After they have suffered their first and only defeat of the season so far last round, they have beaten Krka in Round 12 at home in Morača Sports Hall. Melvin Ejim has been the driving force for Buducnost VOLI throughout the game. Read more here.

December 25, 2020 - Crvena Zvezda reunites with coach Radonjic
Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade has brought back a familiar face to its bench by appointing Dejan Radonjic as the head coach, the club announced on Friday. Radonjic, 50, replaces Sasa Obradovic who the club parted ways with a day earlier. Read more here.

December 25, 2020 - Nanterre boosts backcourt with Rebic, Reed
Nanterre 92 brought in a much-needed backcourt depth with the additions of guards Nikola Rebic and Marcquise Reed, the club announced on Thursday. Rebic (1.88 meters, 25 years old) arrives from a fellow 7DAYS EuroCup side and a French League rival AS Monaco. Read more here.

December 25, 2020 - Landry Nnoko returns to Crvena zvezda mts
Crvena zvezda mts have announced, that they have re-activated their contract with 26-year old Cameroonian center Landry Nnoko. Over the recent period, Landry Nnoko has solved his health problem in the USA. Read more here.

December 24, 2020 - ABA league, Round 12
FMP will be hosting Mega Soccerbet at home in the FMP Arena on Saturday night in what will be an interesting Belgrade clash in the ABA League Round 12. The standings suggest that Mega Soccerbet are the clear favourites ahead of the game against FMP. Read more here.

December 24, 2020 - Crvena zvezda mts and head coach Sasa Obradovic part ways
Sasa Obradovic is no longer head coach of Crvena zvezda mts. The two sides have terminated their contract by mutual agreement. Crvena zvezda mts thanked Obradovic on everything he has done for the club over the past six months and wished him all the best in the future. Read more here.

December 24, 2020 - CSKA's Clyburn out with ankle injury
CSKA Moscow's Will Clyburn will miss several games due to an ankle injury he suffered during his team's road win at LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne on Tuesday. The 30-year-old forward was examined by the team's medical staff Thursday at GMS Clinic of Moscow. Read more here.

December 24, 2020 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague MVP of the Week: Shane Larkin, Anadolu Efes Istanbul
Just when his team needed it most, Shane Larkin had a monster game to assure Anadolu Efes Istanbul a much-needed home win and earn his first MVP of the Week honor this season. Larkin was everywhere in Tuesday's 86-79 victory over visiting FC Barcelona. Read more here.

December 23, 2020 - Unicaja forward Suarez out with calf injury
Unicaja Malaga forward Carlos Suarez will miss the start of the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 with a calf injury, the club announced Wednesday. Suarez, 34, has a muscle tear in his right calf, which was diagnosed by the team's medical staff earlier that day. Read more here.

December 23, 2020 - Gran Canaria tabs big man Clark
Herbalife Gran Canaria fortified its frontline by signing Earl Clark for the remainder of the season. Clark (2.08 meters, 32 years old) last played for Anyang KGC in Korea. He returns to Spain after spending last season with Burgos. Read more here.

December 23, 2020 - Real thrashes ALBA in Madrid
Real Madrid got its 10th victory in its last 11 EuroLeague games by beating ALBA Berlin 91-62 in the Spanish capital on Tuesday. The no-doubt-about-it win lifted Real's regular-season record to 11-5 while ALBA dropped to 6-9. Real led 19-18 after 10 minutes and took off after that. Read more here.

December 23, 2020 - Rivers inspires record-setting Zenit to destroy Zvezda
Zenit St Petersburg set numerous records in destroying Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade 98-69. The home side led 30-12 at the end of the first quarter and never looked back, despite Zvezda briefly getting closer with a 0-13 run to bridge the second and third quarters. Read more here.

December 23, 2020 - Larkin leads Efes past Barcelona
Anadolu Efes Istanbul broke its three-game losing streak in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season by downing FC Barcelona 86-79 at Sinan Erdem Sports Hall on Tuesday. Efes improved to 8-8 in the standings while Barcelona dropped to 11-5. Read more here.

December 23, 2020 - Maccabi survives Nedovic onslaught to win
Resurgent Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv held on to beat Panathinaikos OPAP Athens 89-81 on Tuesday night at Menora Mivtachim Arena for the Israeli champs' fourth win in five games. To do so, Maccabi needed to overcome a brilliant offensive night from Nemanja Nedovic. Read more here.

December 23, 2020 - CSKA holds off ASVEL for 11th straight win
League leader CSKA Moscow never trailed, but was never able to pull away before taking a 78-87 victory at LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne to extend its winning streak to 11 games. Mike James poured in 31 points with 6 assists for CSKA, which improved to 13-3. Read more here.

December 22, 2020 - Westermann comes back to Barca
FC Barcelona Lassa strengthened their roster with addition of 28-year old French ex-international guard. It is actually his comeback to FC Barcelona as he has played here before. Westermann already started the season at in Turkish BSL league. Read more here.

December 22, 2020 - Panathinaikos officially keeps Shelvin Mack for rest of the season
Panathinaikos announced that guard Shelvin Mack has renewed his contract with the club for the remainder of the 2020-21 season. The former NBAer had joined Panathinaikos on a two-month deal in November. Read more here.

December 22, 2020 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 16
There is plenty of festive fun to enjoy as Round 16 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague arrives early, on Tuesday and Wednesday, and delivers a series of showdowns with direct implications for the playoffs race. Read more here.

December 20, 2020 - Jacob Pullen guide Mornar toward a valuable win against FMP
Mornar have scored their 8th win in the 2020-21 ABA League regular season after beating FMP at home court. Although the final score suggest that this was a comfortable win for the home side, this was actually a very close game and it could have gone either way. Read more here.

December 20, 2020 - Filip Petrusev puts up another double-double performance as Mega beat Buducnost
Mega Soccerbet have scored a huge win this Sunday afternoon as they defeated the only undefeated team in the league - Buducnost VOLI! The boys coached by Vladimir Jovanovic have therefore added another win to their outstanding season record (8-3). Read more here.

December 19, 2020 - Krka beat Partizan and extended their winning streak
Krka have demonstrated a fantastic performance to outgun Partizan NIS at home court, which means that their winning streak in the ABA League is now extended to four games. This is also the fifth win of the season for the Novo mesto squad in their eleven games played so far. Read more here.

December 19, 2020 - Real's Randolph to undergo surgery
Real Madrid's two overtime wins in Greece came with a bitter note as the club announced that Anthony Randolph will undergo surgery for a ruptured left Achilles tendon. Randolph suffered the injury midway through the third quarter of Real's win at Olympiacos on Friday. Read more here.

December 19, 2020 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague MVP of the Week: Walter Tavares, Real Madrid
To start a road trip that he and his team won't forget soon, Real Madrid tower of power Walter "Edy" Tavares used a career-high performance to earn the MVP of the Week honor for the second time this season. Tavares scored 20 points and ripped 14 rebounds on Tuesday. Read more here.

December 19, 2020 - 7Days EuroCup MVP of the Week: Assem Marei, Boulogne Metropolitans 92
With a stellar performance in a historical win for Boulogne Metropolitans 92, center Assem Marei has earned the 7DAYS EuroCup MVP of the Week honor for the first time in his career. Marei led Metropolitans to an 86-81 home win against Germani Brescia. Read more here.

December 18, 2020 - In OT again, Real outlasts the Reds
In a fascinating game of swings, Real Madrid had the last one to survive overtime for the second time this week with an 82-86 victory over host Olympiacos Piraeus. With its ninth win in 10 games, Real improved to 10-5, good for a piece of third place with FC Bayern Munich. Read more here.

December 18, 2020 - Reynolds powers Bayern past Baskonia
FC Bayern Munich registered its third consecutive home win by topping TD Systems Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz 77-66 at Audi Dome on Friday. Bayern improved 10-5 in the standings, good for a third-place tie with Real Madrid. Read more here.

December 18, 2020 - Zvezda snaps losing streak with win over Valencia
Crvena Zvezda mts snapped a five-game losing streak by defeating Valencia Basket 76-73 at home but only after wasting a 12-point third quarter lead. Jordan Loyd led the way with 20 points, including nine points in the final 6 minutes. Read more here.

December 18, 2020 - Igokea celebrate in Zagreb
Igokea continue with their excellent performances this season in the ABA League and after they have prevailed over Cibona on the road in Zagreb, they now hold 8 wins in their hands, alongside only 2 defeats. Read more here.

December 18, 2020 - CSKA nabs 10th straight win
In an all-Russian showdown, CSKA Moscow confirmed its outstanding form by downing Zenit St Petersburg 83-65 at home in Megasport Arena on Friday. CSKA improved 12-3 with its 10th consecutive win. Read more here.

December 18, 2020 - Panathinaikos signs Mantzoukas until 2025
One of the most promising players in European basketball switched powerhouses on Friday, when Panathinaikos OPAP Athens announced the arrival of versatile forward Lefteris Mantzoukas, who signed a five-year deal with his new team. Read more here.

December 18, 2020 - Vangelis Mantzaris returns to Peristeri
Vangelis Mantzaris reunited with Peristeri, the Greek club announced Thursday. Mantzaris, 30, returned to Greece last December after spending the 2018-19 season at UNICS Kazan. He finished 2019-20 and started 2020-21 with Promitheas. Read more here.

December 18, 2020 - Astana break losing streak in Perm
Astana beat PARMA on the road – 84:83. The hosts started the game without hesitation. The first four possessions of Parma turned out to be accurate and already in the beginning of the game they were leading – 12:3. Read more here.

December 18, 2020 - Fenerbahce brings back Guduric until 2023
Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul announced on Friday that it had signed swingman Marko Guduric, who returns to the club after a year away, on a contract that will last until 2023. Guduric played for Memphis in the NBA last season, where he averaged 3.9 points in 44 games. Read more here.

December 17, 2020 - Milan completes perfect Istanbul swing
AX Armani Exchange Milan held on late for a 69-72 victory over Anadolu Efes Istanbul on Thursday night at Sinan Erdem Arena. Milan won its second game in Istanbul in 48 hours after beating Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul on Tuesday to take its record to 9-5 on the season. Read more here.

December 17, 2020 - Zalgiris grabs third straight win in blowout of Fenerbahce
Zalgiris Kaunas continued its positive trend in racing past Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul 99-62 for its third straight victory. Augustine Rubit led the way with 18 points and 6 rebounds for Zalgiris, which gave up only 7 points in the first quarter. Read more here.

December 17, 2020 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 15
The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague round-robin format promises great games week in and week out. Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 15 will start with three games at Thursday and will continue at Friday, with six more games. Read more here.

December 17, 2020 - ABA league, Round 11
In the opening game of the ABA League Round 11, Cibona will host Igokea at home in Drazen Petrović Arena, Zagreb. The two sides are fighting for different positions in the standings right now, but both of them have a lot at stake. Read more here.

December 16, 2020 - Gran Canaria wins in Trento to finish atop Group D
Herbalife Gran Canaria clinched first place in Group D with a 56-67 victory on the road at Dolomiti Energia Trento. A.J. Slaughter scored 18 points in his second game with Gran Canaria to lift the team's record to 8-2, while dropping Trento to 6-4 and third place. Read more here.

December 16, 2020 - Olimpija blows out host Promitheas, 69-105
Cedevita Olimpija finished the 7DAYS EuroCup Regular Season in style, running over host Promitheas 69-105 on Wednesday. The visitors built a double-digit lead, 23-35, early in the second quarter and decided matters with a 0-17 right after halftime. Read more here.

December 16, 2020 - Mirotic leads Barcelona to home win
FC Barcelona stayed stop the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague standings by downing Khimki Moscow Region 87-74 at Palau Blaugrana on Wednesday. Barcelona improved to 11-3 in the standings and remained undefeated against Khimki at home. Read more here.

December 16, 2020 - Mornar tops Buducnost to reach Top 16!
Mornar claimed its historic first qualification for the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 by downing Buducnost by 78-84 on the road on Wednesday. Both teams finished with 5-5 records in Group B, and since it won both of their games, Mornar took in third place and Buducnost fourth. Read more here.

December 16, 2020 - Zenit rallies past Bayern
Zenit St Petersburg snapped its three-game losing streak by defeating FC Bayern Munich 79-75 at Sibur Arena on Wednesday. Zenit improved to 8-4 and registered its first home win since beating FC Barcelona in Round 2. Bayern dropped to 9-5. Read more here.

December 16, 2020 - Lokomotiv tops Monaco to lock up second place
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar held on to beat AS Monaco 76-72 on Wednesday and secure second place in Group C. Lokomotiv improved to 8-2 and ensured it will play in Group F of the Top 16, though its opponents are not yet known. Read more here.

December 16, 2020 - Andorra advances to Top 16 despite loss at Lietkabelis
Andorra locked up a spot in the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 despite losing 77-69 at Lietkablelis in Group C. Margiris Normantas led the way with 17 points for Lietkabelis, which improved to 2-7 in the group, but needed a 10-point victory to stay alive for the next stage. Read more here.

December 16, 2020 - Crvena zvezda mts get stronger by adding Colom
Spanish international, point guard Quino Colom is the latest reinforcement of Crvena zvezda mts. The experienced 32-year old point guard signed a one-season deal with an option of extension for another one. Read more here.

December 15, 2020 - Metropolitans beat Brescia to keep hope for first place
Boulogne Metropolitans 92 kept alive its hopes of winning Regular Season Group B by knocking off Germani Brescia 86-81 at home in Paris on Tuesday. Big man Assem Marei posted 24 points and 15 rebounds for a performance index rating of 37 for the French side. Read more here.

December 15, 2020 - ALBA rallies for OT win in Belgrade
ALBA Berlin rallied from 14 points down in the fourth quarter to claim an 84-90 overtime victory over host Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade. A low-scoring first quarter was won by Zvezda and the Serbian hosts briefly led by double-digits in the second quarter before ALBA responded. Read more here.

December 15, 2020 - CSKA torches Efes for 9th straight win
CSKA Moscow never trailed as it spanked Anadolu Efes Istanbul 100-65 on Tuesday night at Megasport Arena in the Russian capital. Will Clyburn led the way with 22 points as CSKA improved its league-best record to 11-3 with its ninth consecutive victory. Read more here.

December 15, 2020 - Milan's defense stops Fenerbahce
AX Armani Exchange Milan grabbed its fourth road win of the season by downing Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul 71-79 at Ulker Sports and Event Hall on Tuesday. Milan improved to 8-5 in the standings while Fenerbahce dropped to 5-9 with its sixth loss in the last seven games. Read more here.

December 15, 2020 - Zalgiris sharpshooters dominate Baskonia, 92-73
Zalgiris Kaunas snapped another losing streak as it outlasted dominated TD Systems Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz with a 92-73 victory on Tuesday. Zalgiris lifted its record to 7-7, ending its five-game home losing streak less than a week after ending an overall six-game skid. Read more here.

December 15, 2020 - Jones, Green fire Bahcesehir past Reyer
Bahcesehir destroyed Umana 108-74 to finish its 7DAYS EuroCup campaign on a high with its first home win in the competition. The first quarter was close with numerous lead changes, but Bahcesehir raced into a double-digit interval lead behind an unstoppable Jamal Jones. Read more here.

December 15, 2020 - Gran Canaria loses Albicy, Costello, Wiley
Herbalife Gran Canaria, already qualified to the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16, is experiencing a roster shakeup ahead of its first-place Group D showdown with Dolomiti Energia Trento due to injuries and other lineup moves. Read more here.

December 14, 2020 - Zielona Gora beat Astana for the first time in history and displace Khimki from play-off zone
Zielona Gora beat Astana at home – 110:86. Zielona Gora (3-6) and Astana (2-5) are fighting for play-off zone: the teams approached the game on 9th and 10th spots in the standings. At the beginning the game was high-paced. Read more here.

December 14, 2020 - Gran Canaria signs Kilpatrick
Herbalife Gran Canaria retooled its backcourt by signing guard Sean Kilpatrick, the club announced Monday. Kilpatrick (1.93 meters, 30 years old) arrives from Tofas Bursa, where he averaged 18.9 points, 4.0 assists and 1.9 steals in nine Turkish League games last season. Read more here.

December 14, 2020 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 14
Are you ready for another week of world-class basketball? Strap yourselves in for 18 games between Tuesday and Friday as Rounds 14 and 15 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague deliver a batch of big games, including a pair of superstars going head to head. Read more here.

December 14, 2020 - Fenerbahce to miss Jan Vesely for 7-10 days
Jan Vesely suffered a left thigh injury and is expected to remain out for seven to ten days. Vesely was hurt during the recent BSL match versus Pinar Karsiyaka. He has been averaging 10.8 points, 5.5 rebounds per Turkish Airlines EuroLeague game so far this season. Read more here.

December 14, 2020 - 7Days EuroCup, Round 10
It's decision week in the 7DAYS EuroCup Regular Season, as the last two teams headed forward to the Top 16 could both be decided in Round 10, while many of the 14 teams already advanced should find out their opponents in the next phase. Read more here.

December 13, 2020 - Unicaja fires up backcourt with Ferrari
Unicaja Malaga fortified its backcourt over the weekend by signing point guard Frankie Ferrari to a two-month contract. Ferrari (1.85 meters, 24 years old) will help soak up the minutes vacated by injuries to Alberto Diaz, Jaime Fernandez and Gal Mekel. Read more here.

December 13, 2020 - FMP and head coach Jovanovic parted ways
FMP has informed that the club and head coach Vlada Jovanovic have parted ways on mutual consent. Vladimir Jovanovic has been leading the Belgrade squad successfully as the youngest coach in the regional league over the past three and a half seasons. Read more here.

December 13, 2020 - Igokea remain unbeatable for Zadar at home court
At home in Laktasi Sports Hall, Igokea have prevailed over Zadar and grabbed their 7th win of the ABA League season. This means that Zadar keep waiting for their first ever win in Laktasi over Igokea in the ABA League even after 10 rounds have now been played. Read more here.

December 13, 2020 - Buducnost VOLI stay perfect as they beat Mornar in Podgorica
Buducnost VOLI pulled off a major comeback to beat Mornar in this week's ABA League match of the round. The blue-and-whites were down by 15 points in the 2nd quarter, however then they made a stunning 17:0 run in just couple of minutes to take over the lead. Read more here.

December 13, 2020 - Dragons stronger than the Wolves in Ljubljana
In the last game of the Sunday’s ABA League schedule, Cedevita Olimpija have outgunned Cibona at home in Stozice Arena, Ljubljana. The Dragons have shadowed the Wolves straight from the beginning of the game and have controlled its flow ever since. Read more here.

December 12, 2020 - 7DAYS EuroCup MVP of the Week: Isaiah Canaan, UNICS Kazan
Isaiah Canaan had a vintage shooting performance in UNICS Kazan's 76-71 home win on Wednesday over JL Bourg en Bresse that has earned him the 7DAYS EuroCup MVP of the Week honor. Canaan amassed a performance index rating of 39. Read more here.

December 12, 2020 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague MVP of the Week: Mike James, CSKA Moscow
On the strength of a near triple-double that matched the sixth-best performance in Turkish Airlines EuroLeague history, Mike James of CSKA Moscow roared to another MVP of the Week honor by dominating the Leningradka Derby on Friday. Read more here.

December 11, 2020 - Bayern's defense leads win over ASVEL
FC Bayern Munich avoided a slip-up at home and remained close to the league leaders with a strong defensive effort and a 76-62 victory over LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne on Friday. Jalen Reynolds led the way with 17 points and 11 rebounds. Read more here.

December 11, 2020 - Krka grab big win after a thriller in Split
Krka are now on a three-game winning streak, after they have prevailed in a thrilling ending over Split on the road in Gripe Sports Hall. This is the fourth win of the ABA League season for the Novo mesto squad, which have now stepped in front of Split in the number of wins grabbed. Read more here.

December 11, 2020 - CSKA beats Khimki on career night for James
In a legendary chapter of the Leningradka Derby, CSKA Moscow stayed unstoppable by downing Khimki Moscow Region 87-96 at Arena Mytishchi on Friday. CSKA grabbed its eighth consecutive win to improve to 10-3 in the standings. Read more here.

December 10, 2020 - Balanced ALBA blows out Fenerbahce
ALBA Berlin shrugged off its injury concerns to blow out Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul 89-63 on Thursday and remain on a roll. Niels Giffey collected 13 points and 8 assists as ALBA clinched its third win in the last four games to move to 5-7 after a 1-5 start. Read more here.

December 10, 2020 - Printezis lifts Olympiacos late in Belgrade
Georgios Printezis played the hero role once again for his beloved Olympiacos Piraeus by scoring the game-winner in the final seconds to lift the Reds to a 79-81 road win over Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade at Aleksandar Nikolic Hall on Thursday. Read more here.

December 10, 2020 - ABA league, Round 10
The ABA League Round 10 is set to get underway and it will be Split and Krka that will try to score the first win in the first double-digit round of the season. Interesting enough, the two squads, have scored 3 wins apiece, alongside 6 defeats. Read more here.

December 10, 2020 - Big Sofo announces his retirement
One of the iconic players in European basketball this century, former Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champion Sofoklis Schortsanitis, announced his retirement as a player on Thursday at the age of 35. Read more here.

December 9, 2020 - Canaan shines as UNICS holds Bourg off
UNICS Kazan remained in the running for the top spot in Group A by knocking off JL Bourg en Bresse 76-71 after wasting a 17-point lead on Wednesday. Isaiah Canaan led the way with 33 points including 8 three-pointers for UNICS. Read more here.

December 9, 2020 - Pullen, Mornar snap skid against Metropolitans
Snapping its three-game losing streak and increasing its chances to reach the Top 16, Mornar Bar never trailed en route to an 89-78 win over visiting Boulogne Metropolitans 92 on Wednesday. Mornar lifted its record to 4-5, good for fourth place in Group B. Read more here.

December 9, 2020 - Virtus clinches first place in comeback win
In one of the most unbelievable comebacks of the season, Virtus Segafredo Bologna rallied from an 18-point halftime deficit to down AS Monaco 68-74 in Group C. Virtus remained undefeated, improving to 8-0 in the standings and clinching first place in Group C. Read more here.

December 9, 2020 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 13
The Leningradka derby and two home games for the first-place team are among the highlights from 13 scheduled games this week. In addition to the full slate of Round 13, there are four makeup games set for Tuesday. Read more here.

December 8, 2020 - Zalgiris loses starting guard Vasturia
Zalgiris Kaunas announced that starting guard Steve Vasturia will be sidelined for at least two months with a knee injury. Vasturia, was hurt in his team's Lithuanian League victory over Rytas Vilnius last weekend. He has been diagnosed with a partial tear of his knee ligament. Read more here.

December 8, 2020 - Cedevita’s defense destroys Trento
Cedevita Olimpija Ljubljana took a big step towards the Top 16 by trashing visiting Dolomiti Enegia Trento 87-65. The hosts trailed 24-30 early in the second quarter, but allowed only 9 points in the third quarter to roar to an 83-48 lead with 4 minutes to go in the fourth. Read more here.

December 8, 2020 - Virtus, Djordjevic reunite 22 hours later
Virtus Segafredo Bologna and Coach Aleksandar Djordjevic have reconciled after the club announced his dismissal late Monday. Virtus reported that the sides had a "constructive meeting" on Tuesday after which it was decided the coach will resume his previous role. Read more here.

December 8, 2020 - 7Days EuroCup, Round 9
Round 9 could potentially see all of the 10 remaining tickets to the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 gobbled up, though there are scenarios where all of those teams are pushed into playing for Top 16 qualification in Round 10 – or beyond in the cases of games to be made up. Read more here.

December 7, 2020 - Virtus announces dismissal of Djordjevic
On the eve of the resumption of the 7DAYS EuroCup Regular Season, the only undefeated team in the competition, Virtus Segafredo Bologna, has fired head coach Aleksandar Djordjevic, the club announced on Monday evening. Read more here.

December 6, 2020 - Olimpija reunites with Rupnik
Cedevita Olimpija Ljubljana brought point guard Luka Rupnik home on a contract through the end of the 2021-22 season, the club announced on Sunday. Rupnik (1.86 meters, 27 years old) arrives from Spanish side Zaragoza. Read more here.

December 6, 2020 - Unicaja: Diaz out for 6 weeks
Group B leader Unicaja Malaga will be without starting point guard Alberto Diaz for the next six weeks after the player was diagnosed with a hamstring injury on his left leg. Diaz, 26, first suffered the injury during team practice on Thursday. Read more here.

December 6, 2020 - Lietkabelis signs Gagic at center
Lietkabelis Panevezys made a shakeup in its frontcourt by signing center Djordje Gagic for the rest of the season. He steps into the role vacated by Marin Maric, whose contract was terminated. Gagic (2.10 meters, 29 years old) reunites with Coach Nenad Canak. Read more here.

December 6, 2020 - Petrusev records a career-high 32 points as Mega beat Split in Belgrade
Mega Soccerbet have scored another win in the 2020-21 ABA League regular season as they defeated Split in Belgrade. This was the 4th win in a row for the Pink troops and they are back at the 2nd position on the standings, right behind top-placed Crvena zvezda mts. Read more here.

December 6, 2020 - Buducnost beat Zvezda and become the only undefeated team in the season
Buducnost VOLI have triumphed in the big regional derby against Crvena zvezda mts and have therefore become the only undefeated team in the 2020-21 ABA League regular season. The blue-and-whites prevailed in a thrilling game in Belgrade. Read more here.

December 6, 2020 - Krka stronger than Koper Primorska in local clash
In the battle of two local rivals, Krka have prevailed over Koper Primorska at home. For Krka, this is the third win this season, alongside their six defeats suffered so far, which places them in the lower half of the standings, but away from the danger zone near the very bottom. Read more here.

December 5, 2020 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague MVP of the Week: Walter Tavares, Real Madrid
By leading a late comeback in the final game on Friday, big man Walter Tavares of Real Madrid walked off with the latest MVP of the Week honor in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague. Tavares loomed large as Real Madrid came back from 12 points down late in the third quarter. Read more here.

December 4, 2020 - Bayern holds off Khimki in back and forth battle
FC Bayern got back into winning ways by holding off Khimki 80-77 in an entertaining encounter. Khimki raced into a double-digit lead with a 4-20 run to bridge the first and second quarters, but Bayern roared back with a 15-0 run to go ahead at half-time, 43-40. Read more here.

December 4, 2020 - Ivan Novacic shines as Cibona beat FMP
Cibona prevailed over FMP in Round 9 opener and have therefore scored their 3rd win in the 2020-21 ABA League regular season. The Wolves were extremely good offensively this night as they scored 93 points, including 14 three-pointers. Read more here.

December 4, 2020 - Barca's D lets Jasikevicius win Kaunas return
FC Barcelona used a strong defensive performance to stop host Zalgiris Kaunas 62-73 and retain exclusive hold on first place in head coach Sarunas Jasikevicius's return to his beloved former club. Brandon Davies led Barcelona with 16 points off the bench. Read more here.

December 4, 2020 - Peters, defense lift Baskonia past host Efes
In a battle between classic Turkish Airlines EuroLeague powerhouses, TD Systems Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz confirmed its outstanding momentum with a second consecutive road victory by downing Anadolu Efes Istanbul 59-77 at Sinan Erdem Sports Hall on Friday. Read more here.

December 4, 2020 - Sergio Rodriguez suffers muscle injury
Olimpia Milano saw star Sergio Rodriguez go down with a muscle injury and missing Thursday’s game against Panathinaikos. Rodriguez has been leading Milano in both points (12.8) and assists (4.8) this season in EuroLeague. Read more here.

December 4, 2020 - ABA league, Round 9
On Saturday, all eyes of the basketball lovers from across the region will be set on Topolica Sports Hall in Bar, where Mornar will be hosting Partizan NIS in the derby game of the night. It’s always electric in Topolica when these two squads meet. Read more here.

December 4, 2020 - Bayern adds experience with Gist, Seeley
Already sitting in the top four of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague standings, FC Bayern Munich added depth and experience to its roster on Thursday by inking power forward James Gist and shooting guard D.J. Seeley for the remainder of the season. Read more here.

December 4, 2020 - Marin Maric pens deal with his hometown club Split
Split announced that they have signed a contract with 26-year-old player Marin Maric. This 211 cm tall center has played for all youth selections of Split, while in 2012 he made his professional debut with this team at the age of 18. Read more here.

December 4, 2020 - Scottie Reynolds returned to Cibona
Cibona of Zagreb have reinforced their ranks at the point guard position and this season therefore a well-known face will be playing for Cibona – Scottie Reynolds, that has been playing for Cibona in the 2016-17 season. Read more here.

December 3, 2020 - Panathinaikos rallies to win in Milan
Panathinaikos battled back from a 15-point deficit to overcome Armani and claim a dramatic 77-80 road win. Milan took early command and Panathinaikos struggled on offense in the second quarter as the host surged into a double-digit lead, which was 42-30 at the break. Read more here.

December 3, 2020 - Bryant shines as Maccabi ends losing streak
Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv celebrated a much-needed 81-76 victory over visiting Crvena Zvezda at Menora Mivtachim Arena on Thursday night to snap a three-game losing streak and improve its record to 4-8, the same Crvena dropped to. Read more here.

December 3, 2020 - Fenerbahce snaps losing streak with St. Petersburg win
Fenerbahce stemmed a four-game losing streak and killed Zenit's three-game streak with a 65-73 victory. The exciting back-and-forth contest saw the visitors pull ahead by as many as 17 in the second quarter before Zenit used an 18-0 march in the third quarter to take control. Read more here.

December 3, 2020 - CSKA rolls Olympiacos for 7th straight win
CSKA Moscow extended its win streak to seven games with a runaway 80-61 win over the visiting Olympiacos Piraeus on Thursday in the Russian capital. CSKA improved to 9-3, becoming the first team this season to reach nine wins, while Olympiacos dropped to 5-5. Read more here.

December 2, 2020 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 12
An emotional reunion for Sarunas Jasikevicius is one of the big talking points ahead of Round 12, with the week's action also delivering a couple of bonus catch-up contests. The week's action starts early on Tuesday with LDLC ASVEL taking on Panathinaikos OPAP. Read more here.

December 1, 2020 - Brescia: Buscaglia replaces Esposito as head coach
Germani Brescia Leonessa has announced the arrival of head coach Maurizio Buscaglia, who replaces Vincenzo Esposito. Buscaglia, age 51, coached Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia last season. He started his coaching career with Bears Mestre. Read more here.

December 1, 2020 - Bahcesehir anchors paint with Robinson
Bahcesehir Koleji Istanbul bolstered its frontline ahead of the final stretch of the 7DAYS EuroCup Regular Season by signing center Thomas Robinson, the club announced on Monday. Robinson (2.08 meters, 29 years old) last played with Khimki Moscow Region. Read more here.

December 1, 2020 - Former EuroCup champ Hervelle retires
Axel Hervelle, on of Belgium's best players ever and a former 7DAYS EuroCup champion, has announced on social media that he is retiring from basketball at age 37. Hervelle started his career with Royal Verviers Pepinster. Read more here.

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