February 28, 2011 - Participate in TAE Golden Ticket contest! The
TAE Golden Ticket (#TAEGoldenTicket) is an online test referenced to
various Turkish Airlines Euroleague destinations. You’ll be tested
about general information and your general basketball history knowledge
in each chapter’s questionnaire that you will find in the Euroleague
Basketball’s Official Facebook Page (www.facebook.com/TheEuroleague).
The application, is also accessible at
February 28, 2011 - CSKA lands Kazlauskas as coach through 2013 CSKA
Moscow has reached an agreement with coach Jonas Kazlauskas to work
together until the end of the 2012-13 season, the club announced
Monday. Kazlauskas, age 56, arrives from the Greek National Team, which
he coached in each of the last two seasons, taking part in the 2010
World Championships and winning the bronze medal at EuroBasket 2009.
February 28, 2011 - FB Ulker extends Preldzic One
of the most versatile players in European basketball is set to keep
playing for his current team, as Fenerbahce Ulker extended swingman
Emir Preldzic until the end of the 2013-14 season, the club announced
February 28, 2011 - Eight teams for NIJT final stage in Barcelona announced! The
slate of eight talent-packed teams that will fight for the title of
champion at the 2011 Euroleague Basketball Nike International Junior
Tournament is complete! Seven of Europe's elite junior teams - plus one
very special guest from beyond the continental borders - will meet to
decide a champion from Thursday, May 5 to Sunday, May 8, during the
2011 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four in Barcelona, Spain.
February 28, 2011 - Radnicki beaten in Pionir Partizan
m:ts hosted Radnicki from Kragujevac in Pionir hall. Game of the 22nd
round of NLB league went to black and whites, after a great struggle,
black and whites stopped the guests in the final quarter and won with
the score 80:64 (23:17, 17:22, 20:15, 20:10).
February 27, 2011 - Adriatic League, Regular Season, Game 22: February 26-27, 2011 Union
Olimpija edged Buducnost 70-71 on a pair of Vlado Ilievski free throws
in a clash of third-place teams to remain within a victory of the
co-Adriatic League leaders, Partizan mt:s and Krka.
February 27, 2011 - Deng leads Bulls past Bucks 83-75 Luol
Deng scored 19 points, Derrick Rose had 17 and the surging Chicago
Bulls beat the Milwaukee Bucks 83-75 on Saturday night. Chicago has won
six of seven to improve to 15-4 since Jan. 14, putting pressure on
Boston and Miami at the top of the Eastern Conference.
February 25, 2011 - Ukraine Hand
Reins To Fratello Ukraine
will be led by former NBA coach Mike 'The Czar' Fratello at the
EuroBasket this summer in Lithuania. Fratello, the former boss of the
Atlanta Hawks, Cleveland Cavaliers and Memphis Grizzlies who turned 64
on Thursday, has reached an agreement on a deal with Ukraine's
basketball federation and will sign a contract in the coming days.
February 25, 2011 - Sportingbet Top 16, Week 5 MVP: Marcelinho Huertas,
Caja Laboral Marcelinho
Huertas continued his brilliant run of form Thursday in leading Caja
Laboral to a 78-63 victory over Unicaja and snagging Sportingbet MVP of
the Week honors in the process.
February 24, 2011 - Real Madrid beat Partizan mt:s Belgrade Despite
totally controlling the first half, Real Madrid had to suffer in the
second and even rally from behind to finally escape Belgrade with a
56-61 win against Partizan mt:s. The win allows Real Madrid to win
Group G thanks to its 5-0 perfect record so far.
February 24, 2011 - Maccabi Electra takes on Regal FC Barcelona Defending
Euroleague champion Regal FC Barcelona outlasted Maccabi Electra 85-92
in over time on Thursday to clinch first place in Top 16 Group F and
homecourt advantage in the Quarterfinal Playoffs.
February 24, 2011 - Omar Cook ties Top 16 assists record Omar
Cook tied the Euroleague Basketball Top 16 assists record on Thursday
as Power Electronics Valencia grabbed a pivotal 74-80 road win against
Zalgiris. Cook dished 12 assists to lead Valencia to victory.
February 24, 2011 - Union Olimpija, Perry agree to cancel deal As
announced by the club on Thursday morning, Union Olimpija and guard
Marque Perry agreed to cancel their contract. Perry arrived to the team
last summer and played 12 Euroleague games this season averaging 1.3
points and 0.7 rebounds in almost 12 minutes per game.
February 24, 2011 - Euroleague Women, Yilmaz Is Quarter-Finals Game 1
lost the home-court advantage in their quarter-final series with
Sparta&K on Tuesday night, but Nevriye Yilmaz added to her
reputation as one of the most valuable players of the season.
February 23, 2011 - Lottomatica Roma snapped a five-game losing streak Lottomatica
Roma held off a late Union Olimpija charge for a 76-87 win at Stozice
Arena on Wednesday, giving the visitors their first win of the Top 16
and snapping a five-game losing streak in the Euroleague.
February 23, 2011 - Lietuvos Rytas stunned Panathinaikos 67-68 Lietuvos
Rytas stunned Panathinaikos 67-68 on Wednesday at the Athens Olympic
Indoor Hall to infuse plenty of drama into Group E. Khalid El-Amin
calmly sank a pair of game-winning free throws with 3.1 seconds
February 23, 2011 - Euroleague, Game Center: Top 16, Week 5 Decision
time returns as Top 16 Week 5 begins with 10 teams seeking five open
playoff spots. Two would-be playoff teams, Panathinaikos hosts Lietuvos
Rytas, open the action Wednesday at 18:00 CET. Later, Union Olimpija
and Lottomatica Roma play this season's last game in Ljubljana. Six
more games Thursday.
February 23, 2011 - Eurocup, Last 16 Week 5 MVP: Devin Smith, Benetton
only did Benetton Bwin clinch a Eurocup Quarterfinals spot in Last 16
Week 5, but its very own superstar collected the weekly MVP honor.
Small forward Devin Smith of Benetton registered the top individual
performance in Last 16 Week 5 with a performance index rating of 47.
February 22, 2011 - Benetton has topped Alba 74-82 A
monster game from Devin Smith lifted Benetton Bwin Treviso into the
Eurocup Quarterfinals with a 74-82 road win over Alba Berlin at o2
World in the German capital Smith torched Alba for a career-high 35
points on 7-of-10 three-point shooting plus 9 rebounds and 3 steals for
a performance index rating of 47.
February 22, 2011 - Cedevita edged Hemofarm 73-71 Cedevita
hung on for a tough 73-71 victory over Hemofarm Stada that sends the
team through to the Eurocup Quarterfinals in the club’s debut season in
February 22, 2011 - Aris topped Budivelnik 73-78 Aris
BSA 2003 came from behind to beat Budivelnik on the road Tuesday night
73-78, a result that keeps Aris’s quarterfinals hopes alive. Bobby
Brown scored 24 points and dished 5 assists to pace the winners, who
improved to 2-3 in Group J.
February 22, 2011 - Victor
Claver, sidelined two months Power Electronics Valencia has
taken a tough blow to its playoff hopes with the announcement Tuesday
that star forward Victor Claver will miss two months with a foot
injury. Claver (206, 22) was hurt during practice on Monday night and
his broken right foot confirmed in tests on Tuesday.
February 22, 2011 - Knicks, Nuggets agree on Anthony deal The
New York Knicks ended the Carmelo Anthony trade saga and their quest
for a second superstar with one blockbuster deal. The Knicks beat out
the rival New Jersey Nets to win the Anthony sweepstakes by agreeing to
a trade with the Denver Nuggets on Monday, a person familiar with the
deal told The Associated Press.
February 22, 2011 - Eurocup, Game Center: Last 16, Week 5 The
Eurocup Last 16 enters pivotal Week 5 with just two teams - Unics in
Group I and Cajasol in Group L - already qualified for the
Quarterfinals. Accordingly, several high-profile clashed all over the
continent could decide Quarterfinals spot this, as well as home court
advantage in the next round or simply living to fight another week.
February 22, 2011 - Smodis has heart problems Slovenian
international power forward Matjaz Smodis has been diagnosed with a
heart problem and will abstain from any team activity until further
February 21, 2011 - Kobe shines brightest of All Stars in West victory The
Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant won a record-tying fourth All-Star Game
most valuable player award as he led the Western Conference to a
148-143 victory in front of his home fans on Sunday.
February 21, 2011 - Black and whites overpower Zvezda once again Partizan
mt:s won for the second time this season in NLB league against Crvena
Zvezda. Vlade Jovanovic’s players won against the team from Mali
Kalemegdan with a score 68:76 (17:20, 20:16, 9:21, 22:19).
February 20, 2011 - Adriatic League, Regular Season, Game 21: February
18-20, 2011 Krka
and Partizan mt:s Belgrade tie atop the Adriatic League standings, each
with a 14-7 record. Partizan topped archrivals Crvena Zvezda 68-76
behind 15 points from Jan Vesely and 11 from Dragan Milosavljevic.
February 20, 2011 - Blake Griffin soars over car to win slam dunk
Griffin soared over an automobile and into a new stratosphere on
Saturday with an awe-inspiring performance to win the NBA's slam dunk
contest. The Los Angeles Clippers rookie, who has created a frenzy this
season with highlight reel dunks, caught a pass out of the sunroof from
team mate Baron Davis and threw down a two-handed dunk while a choir
sang "I Believe I Can Fly" at midcourt.
February 20, 2011 - Crvena Zvezda wins NIJT Belgrade! In
an offensive thriller of a final on Sunday, Crvena Zvezda dethroned FMP
by 93-102 to win the NIJT Belgrade tournament and qualify for the
continental junior championship during the 2011 Final Four in
Barcelona! Aleksandar Cvetkovic collected 35 points, 9 rebounds and 8
February 19, 2011 - Season ends for Pete Mickeal Regal
FC Barcelona must try to defend the Euroleague title without one of the
signature stars who led last season's championship effort after it was
announced Saturday that Pete Mickeal will be unable to play for at
least four months due to a new health problem, pulmonary embolism.
February 19, 2011 - Bourousis given leave of absence for a month Ioannis
Bourousis of Olympiacos was given a compulsory leave of absence for the
next month, by his coach. Although the club's official press release
says that the player will be sidelined due to an injury and the player
will be training all alone in a try to re-regulate his metabolism the
rumours in Greece insist that the decision was taken solely on
February 19, 2011 - Countdown to Treviso! The
countdown to the 2011 Eurocup Finals is underway. With no former
champions still alive, a new team will become the Eurocup champion in
this, the competition’s ninth season.
February 18, 2011 - Teodosic Voted Player Of The Year FIBA
Europe announced on Friday that Milos Teodosic of Serbia has been voted
European Player of the Year for 2010. The award winner was chosen by
the public and an expert panel vote by media representatives and
coaches, following a historically tight race that was only decided on
the last day.
February 18, 2011 - Horįkova Is Women's Player Of The Year FIBA
Europe announced on Wednesday that Hana Horįkova of the Czech Republic
is the European Women's Player of the Year for 2010. The award winner
was decided by the public and an expert panel vote. Horįkova was second
in fan votes, behind Turkey's Nevriye Yilmaz, but won the experts' vote
by a comfortable margin ahead of Sandrine Gruda of France.
February 18, 2011 - The Belgrade NIJT is underway! The
Euroleague Basketball Nike International Junior Classification
Tournament Belgrade-JCT will be held February 18 to 20 in the city of
February 18, 2011 - Sportingbet Top 16 Week 4 MVP: Antonis Fotsis,
Fotsis recorded one of the best games of his Euroleague career Thursday
to lead Panathinaikos to a 76-74 victory over Caja Laboral in Group E
and earn Sportingbet Top 16 Week 4 MVP honors.
February 17, 2011 - Maccabi clinched a spot in the Turkish Airlines
Euroleague Quarterfinal Playoffs Maccabi
Electra Tel Aviv clinched a spot in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague
Quarterfinal Playoffs by thrashing Union Olimpija 62-83 in front of
13,000 fans at Stozice Arena in Ljubljana, Slovenia on Thursday.
Maccabi improved to 3-1 and made it to the next round along with
Euroleague reigning champion Regal FC Barcelona, first at 4-0.
February 17, 2011 - Panathinaikos beat Caja Laboral 76-74 In
an outstanding showdown that went down to the last second,
Panathinaikos got closer to clinch a Quarterfinal Playoffs spot in
difficult Top 16 Group E by edging Caja Laboral 76-74 in Athens, Greece
on Thursday night.
February 17, 2011 - Last 16 Week 4 co-MVPs: Damjan Rudez and Bracey
Wright of Cedevita Zagreb In
addition to Cedevita's critical road win at Gran Canaria 2014, the team
had plenty of things to celebrate. Not only did Cedevita drill 18
three-pointers in the 86-89 victory in Gran Canaria to break an
all-time record for any road team, but two of its players - Damjan
Rudez and Bracey Wright - shared co-MVP honors, each with a 28
performance index rating.
February 16, 2011 - Montepaschi outlasting Partizan 77-74 Montepaschi
Siena outlasted Partizan mt:s 77-74 in a physical clash at the
Palaestra to improve to 2-2 and keep its Quarterfinal Playoffs hopes
alive. Rimantas Kaukenas scored 11 of his 17 points in the fourth
quarter to lead the Italian champs.
February 16, 2011 - Zalgiris beat FB Ulker 85-84 Zalgiris
stayed alive in difficult Top 16 Group H by edging Fenerbahce Ulker
85-84 in Kaunas, Lithuania on Wednesday. Zalgiris improved to 1-3 and
stays in the fight for a Quarterfinal Playoffs spot, while Fener
dropped to 3-1.
February 16, 2011 - Estudiantes center Gabriel out for rest of Last 16 Asefa
Estudiantes center German Gabriel will miss the remainder of the
Eurocup Last 16 due to a knee injury, but he may be ready to return in
time for the quarterfinals, should his team get that far.
February 16, 2011 - European Social Dialogue on Professional Basketball
conference on European Social Dialogue in Professional Basketball,
co-organized by Euroleague Basketball and the T.M.C. Asser Instituut,
attracted 60 guests from around the continent to Brussels, Belgium on
February 16, 2011 - Euroleague, Game Center: Top 16, Week 4 The
Top 16 returns for Week 4 with two Wednesday rematches that will
influence whether up to five team qualify this week for the
Quarterfinal Playoffs. Tonight's action starts with Zalgiris vs. FB
Ulker in Group H and finishes with Montepaschi vs. Partizan in Group G.
Six games Thursday.
February 16, 2011 - Ellis leads Warriors past Hornets 102-89 Monta
Ellis scored 21 points and Dorell Wright added 16 to help the Golden
State Warriors overcome an early 15-point deficit to beat the New
Orleans Hornets 102-89 on Tuesday night.
February 16, 2011 - Cedevita sets Eurocup three-point marks In
addition to Cedevita's pivotal road win at Gran Canaria 2014, the team
can also celebrate a pair of Eurocup records. Cedevita drilled 18
three-pointers in the 86-89 victory, the most by a visiting team in
February 15, 2011 - Budivelnik beat Le Mans 72-77 Budivelnik
climbed into first place in Group J with a 72-77 come-from-behind
victory at Le Mans. In his first Eurocup game, Dee Spencer scored 18 of
his team-high 20 points in the second half to lead Budivelnik, which
won its third straight game to improve to 3-1 in the Top 16.
February 15, 2011 - Cajasol, an 81-95 road winner at Alba Cajasol
Sevilla made it to the Eurocup Quarterfinals by downing Alba Berlin
81-95 in Group L in Germany on Tuesday. Cajasol improved to 4-0 and
already improved its best-ever results in European club competitions.
February 15, 2011 - Unics Kazan, still undefeated Unics
Kazan became the first team to clinch a ticket to the Eurocup
quarterfinals with an impressive 90-72 home victory on Tuesday night
over Hemofarm Stada. The victory is the seventh in a row for Kazan,
which improved to 4-0 in the Last 16.
February 15, 2011 - Olimpija brings Udrih back home Union
Olimpija bolstered its backcourt for the stretch run in the Turkish
Airlines Euroleague Top 16 by signing veteran guard Samo Udrih, who
last played for the team in 2003. Udrih (195, 31) arrives from Greek
side Panellinios, with whom he averaged 8.3 points and 2.4 assists in
nine Eurocup games this season.
February 15, 2011 - Eurocup TV coverage Four
games of Last 16, Week 4 in the Eurocup on Tuesday night will enjoy TV
coverage in Europe, including Eurosport 2 live broadcasts of Asefa
Estudiantes vs. Pepsi Caserta and Gran Canaria 2014 vs. Cedevita
February 15, 2011 - FB Ulker loses Turkcan for season Fenerbahce
Ulker's magic season has been dealt another setback with the news
Tuesday that the Euroleague's all-time rebounding king, Mirsad Turkcan,
will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.
February 15, 2011 - BG Goettingen calls on familiar faces BG
Goettingen has called upon two familiar faces to bolster the team ahead
of the stretch run in the Eurocup Last 16, signing point guard Chester
Frazier and registering shooting guard Nico Adamczak.
February 14, 2011 - Eurocup, Week 4 tempts first potential qualifiers The
Eurocup Last 16 returns on Tuesday with three teams carrying chances to
reach the quarterfinals and two others hoping to stave off elimination.
Last 16, Week 4 takes place over two days, with Tuesday featuring seven
games in six countries.
February 14, 2011 - Ivkovic quits Serbia NT! In
an unexpected turn of events Dusan Ivkovic have resigned from the head
coach position of Serbia National Team. Ivkovic made his decision known
in a letter he sent to the president of Serbian Basketball Federation,
February 14, 2011 - Vesely Is Young Men's Player Of The Year FIBA
Europe announced on Monday that Jan Vesely of the Czech Republic is the
winner of the European Young Men's Player of the Year award for 2010.
Vesely edged out three-time winner Ricky Rubio of Spain in both the
public and an expert panel vote, in what turned out to be the closest
race ever in this category.
February 14, 2011 - CEZ Nymburk adds Christmas CEZ
Nymburk improved its roster heading into the second half of the Eurocup
Last 16 by inking guard Dionte Christmas for the remainder of the
season, the club announced Monday.
February 14, 2011 - Olympiacos forward Keselj out with ankle sprain Olympiacos
forward Marko Keselj sprained his ankle after only five minutes on the
court against Ikaros Kallitheas in the Greek League over the weekend
and will be sidelined for two weeks.
February 14, 2011 - Aris fires Drucker, names Subotic coach Aris
BSA 2003 shook things up on its bench over the weekend by firing head
coach Sharon Drucker and naming Slobodan (Lefteris) Subotic as his
February 13, 2011 - Spanish King's Cup final Regal
FC Barcelona is the Spanish King's Cup champion! Barcelona became the
first team to win back-to-back King's Cup titles since 1988 by downing
archrivals Real Madrid 60-68 in the Spanish capital on Sunday.
February 13, 2011 - Slovenian Cup final Union
Olimpija won the Slovenian Spar Cup for the 17th time by thrashing
Helios Domzale 55-92 in the final. Saso Ozbolt led the winners with 14
February 13, 2011 - Radivoj Korac Cup trophy remains in Humska! Partizan
m:ts won the cup trophy for the 12th time! Vlade Jovanovic’s players
outplayed FMP Zeleznik in an eventful final game and won their fourth
cup trophy in a row. The final score of the game was 73:77 (22:12,
16:17, 19:22, 16:26).
February 13, 2011 - Panellinios gets Scepanovic, drops Udrih Panellinios
released Samo Udrih and signed guard Vlado Scepanovic in his place over
the weekend. Udrih who averaged 8.3 points, 3.8 rebounds and 2.4
assists in nine Eurocup games this season, asked to be released to play
for another team.
February 13, 2011 - Papadopoulos to Khimki Lazaros
Papadopoulos is a Khimki player as of tonight. After helping his
team PAOK secure yet another win, this time over AEK away (73-80),
Lazaros Papadopoulos announced his departure to Moscow, to play for BC
February 13, 2011 - Turkcan likely to miss entire season Mirsad
Turkcan suffered a serious injury during the Turkish Cup Final
Fenerbace-Besiktas that is under way at the moment. Almost halfway
through the last quarter Turkcan went for a drive against Besiktas'
defence and that was that.
February 12, 2011 - Slovenian Cup semifinals The
stage for the Slovenian Cup final is set! On Sunday, Helios Domzale and
Union Olimpija will square off for the title as Olimpija will shoot for
its fourth straight crown and 17th overall.
February 12, 2011 - Spanish King's Cup, semifinals The
Spanish King's Cup Final is set! And the duel will be none other than
the Classic duel of Spain between hosting Real Madrid and defeding
champs, Regal FC Barcelona.
February 12, 2011 - Serbian Cup final Partizan
mt:s is the Serbian Cup champ again! Thanks to a tight 73-77 win over
FMP after a big comeback in the last period, Partizan could lift is
fourth Radivoj Korac cup. The champs were led on the court by Curtis
Jerrells and his 20 points and he got valuable help from James Gist (13
points) and Nathan Jawai (10).
February 12, 2011 - French Semaine des As quarterfinals Elan
Chalon made it to the Semaine des As semifinals by downing
Hyeres-Toulon 80-67 in Pau on Friday. Ilian Evtimov paced the winners
with 22 points.
February 11, 2011 - Slovenian Cup quarterfinals In
one of the most unbelievable games seen in European club basketball
this season, Union Olimpija reached the Slovenian Spar Cup semifinals
by downing Krka 122-113 in triple overtime in Skofja Loka on Friday.
February 11, 2011 - EuroBasket 2011 anthem voted by Lithuanian fans A
week later after EuroBasket 2011 draw ceremony was finished Lithuanian
basketball fans voted for the song which was supposed to become an
anthem of this year's EuroBasket.
February 11, 2011 - Jerry Sloan resigns from Utah Jazz after 23 years In
an unexpected turn of events, Jerry Sloan have resigned from Utah Jazz,
after spending twenty three successful seasons with the franchise.
Sloan, who had joined the club in 1988 - and signed a one year contract
extension just three days ago - resigned after the team's star Deron
Williams accused him of the team's poor performance and record
February 11, 2011 - Croatian Kresimir Cosic Cup final: February 10, 2011 Zagreb
Croatia Osiguranje topped Zadar 91-85 to become the 2011 Kresimir Cosic
Cup champion. Mario Kasun starred with 27 points and 9 rebounds and was
later named MVP.
February 10, 2011 - BG Goettingen parts ways with Waleskowski BG
Goettingen announced Thursday that it has released big man Adam
Waleskowski, who joined the team over the summer. Waleskowski appeared
in all nine of the team’s Eurocup games this season, averaging 3.2
points and 1.9 rebounds over nine minutes per contest.
February 10, 2011 - Euroleague Basketball mourns the passing of Claudio
Basketball joins the continental basketball family in expressing its
sorrow at the passing of Claudio Coccia, the former Italian Basketball
Federation president, at age 79.
February 10, 2011 - Greek Cup semifinals, second leg: February 09, 2011 Panathinaikos
and Olympiacos will meet in the Greek Cup final for the fourth year in
a row after both teams advanced to the title game on Wednesday. The
36th Greek Cup final will be held on March 6 at a yet-to-be-determined
February 10, 2011 - Croatian Kresimir Cosic Cup semifinals: February 9,
Zadar and KK Zagreb Croatia Osiguranje will meet in the Croatian
Kresimir Cosic Cup final after respective wins in Wednesday’s
semifinals at the Drazen Petrovic Basketball Center.
February 9, 2011 - Cedevita: Petrovic steps down as coach KK
Cedevita’s Aleksandar Petrovic stepped down as the team’s head coach
following an 83-82 loss in the Croatian Kresimir Cosic Cup on
Wednesday. Zadar edged Cedevita on a last-second shot from Ivan Batur.
February 9, 2011 - Power Electronics signs Navarro Power
Electronics Valencia improved its backcourt for the remainder of the
Top 16 by adding scoring ace David Navarro for the remainder of the
season, the club announced Tuesday.
February 8, 2011 - Alba Berlin releases point guard Price Alba
Berlin released point guard Hollis Price, effective immediately, on
Tuesday. Price returned to Alba for a second stint at the club this
season after a successful 2005-06 campaign.
February 8, 2011 - Reds lose Vasilopoulos for the season Olympiacos
forward Panagiotis Vasilopoulos will miss the rest of the season after
suffering a leg injury in practice on Friday. Vasilopoulos recently
returned from back surgery that caused him to miss the entire
Euroleague regular season.
February 8, 2011 - Gran Canaria: Savane hurt, Schaftenaar returns After
losing center Sitapha Savane to injury, Gran Canaria 2014 has brought
back center Roeland Schaftenaar to take his place. Schaftenaar (210,
22) signed a long-term deal with Gran Canaria prior to the season, but
was sent on loan to La Palma to get increased playing time.
February 8, 2011 - Barcelona's basketball birthplace: Laietą When
the world basketball family celebrates the 2011 Turkish Airlines
Euroleague Final Four this spring in Barcelona, Spain, some thanks
should be reserved for the Laietans. That is the name by which
historians call Barcelona's original occupants, who arrived during the
February 8, 2011 - Aris BSA 2003 released big man Dunston Aris
BSA 2003 released big man Bryant Dunston, the club announced on
Saturday. He was the second player Aris cut this week following point
guard Fanis Koumpouras.
February 8, 2011 - Euroleague mourns Italian legend Cesare Rubini Euroleague
Basketball joins the world basketball community in expressing
condolences at the passing of Mr. Cesare Rubini, former Italian legend.
He passed away on Monday at age 88.
February 8, 2011 - For Jelavic, Final Four Still A Long Way Playmaker
Andja Jelavic has warned fans of Wisla Can Pack it is far too early to
be thinking of securing back to back places at the EuroLeague Women
February 7, 2011 - Partizan mt:s on a winning streak in NLB
m:ts hosted the debutant in Adriatic league, Nymburk. Black and whites
didn’t allow an upset and they maintained their rhythm from the very
beginning. Another win in the Adriatic league, Czech went down with a
score 86:75 (21:13, 24:21, 22:18, 19:23).
February 7, 2011 - Sportingbet January MVP: Juan Carlos Navarro, Regal
FC Barcelona One
of world basketball's signature superstars arrived to the Top 16 coming
off the least-productive two months of his Euroleague career, including
his longest absence from the competition due to injury.
February 6, 2011 - Adriatic League, Regular Season, Game 20: February
5-6, 2011 Two
games after the Adriatic League featured five teams tied for first
place, only Partizan mt:s and Krka Novo Mest remain atop the standings
after both won to improve to 13-7. Partizan downed CEZ Nymburk at home
February 6, 2011 - Reds lose Vasilopoulos again to injury Olympiacos
forward Panagiotis Vasilopoulos will miss the rest of the Top 16 and
perhaps more after suffering a leg injury in practice on Friday.
Vasilopoulos has only recently returned from back surgery that caused
him to miss the entire Euroleague regular season.
February 6, 2011 - Ellis, Warriors beat Bulls 101-90 Stephen
Curry sat in on the coaches meeting Friday, studying, planning and
preparing to do something few others have done this season: Stop
February 4, 2011 - Siena’s defense decided the game Montepaschi
beat Partizan in the third round of the Top 16 phase with a score
66:58. First possession of the game was for guest who get the early
lead through Kaukenas. After our team’s turnover in their first
possession, Italians score two more on a fast break (0:4).
February 4, 2011 - Sportingbet co-MVPs, Top 16, Week 3: Lior Eliyahu,
D'Or Fischer For
the second week in a row, the Sportingebt MVP honor is shared by two
players, this time former teammates who played big roles in very
different, yet equally important, Top 16 Week 3 victories. Lior Eliyahu
tied a Euroleague record in helping Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv roll to a
104-67 win over Union Olimpija in Group F.
February 3, 2011 - Siena stayed alive in Group G Montepaschi
Siena registered its first win in Top 16 Group G by downing Partizan
Belgrade 58-66 in front of 19,255 fans at Belgrade Arena. Siena
improved to 1-2 and third place in Group G, one win away from Efes
Pilsen, second at 2-1.
February 3, 2011 - Maccabi crushed Olimpija by 37 Maccabi
Electra Tel Aviv registered a pivotal win in Top 16 Group F by
thrashing Union Olimpija 104-67 in front of a sellout crowd at Nokia
Arena in Tel Aviv, Israel on Thursday night.
February 3, 2011 - Kleiza undergoes surgery, will miss Eurobasket As
it was made known just minutes ago, Linas Kleiza will be missing
Eurobasket 2011 due to an injury. The Toronto Raptors announced
Thursday forward Linas Kleiza underwent arthroscopic surgery yesterday
to address both a meniscal tear and chondral defect of his right knee.
February 3, 2011 - Zalgiris fortifies frontline with Plaisted Zalgiris
Kaunas added size and strength to its frontline with the signing of
center Trent Plaisted for the remainder of the season. Plaisted (211,
24) arrives from Eurocup side Cedevita Zagreb, with whom he averaged
9.1 points and 3.9 rebounds.
February 3, 2011 - Papaloukas makes Euroleague history The
Olympiacos captain became the first Euroleague player to breach the 300
steals barrier with the three steals he registered in last night's win
of his team over Valencia, in SEF arena.
February 2, 2011 - Tina Charles Is Player Of The Round What
a fight it was on Tuesday evening in Krakow as Wisla needed overtime to
beat Nadezhda, who had scored the last 12 points in regulation but
could not hold on to that run in the extra period.
February 2, 2011 - Fenerbahce Ulker stayed perfect by beating Zalgiris Fenerbahce
Ulker stayed perfect in Top 16 Group H by downing Zalgiris Kaunas 80-72
at Sinan Erdem Arena on Wednesday evening. The visitors dominated early
and held on to keep it close throughout the contest, even taking a
brief fourth-quarter lead.
February 2, 2011 - Turkey go forward with new coach Ene Turkey
officially began a new era on Wednesday by unveiling Orhun Ene as the
head coach of the national team. A former national team point guard,
Ene has replaced Bogdan Tanjevic at the helm.
February 2, 2011 - Euroleague, Game Center: Top 16, Week 3 Week
3 of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 brings us to the midway
point of this stage of the competition with a guarantee of at least one
undefeated team, but more importantly races for playoff tickets
involving several teams in each group.
February 2, 2011 - Euroleague, Partizan mt:s fined with 7000 euros Disciplinary
judge of Euroleague fined Partizan m:ts with 7000 euro. During the
second round game fans threw objects on the court on several occasions.
Referees made a note to that and Euroleague set the fine for our club.
February 2, 2011 - Eurocup Last 16 Week 3 MVP: Damjan Rudez, Cedevita The
Last 16’s first application of a Eurocup rule limiting weekly MVPs to
winning teams only has given Cedevita Zagreb forward Damjan Rudez that
honor for Week 3 of this phase.
February 2, 2011 - Cedevita and Gran Canaria break Eurocup record Not
only was it an overtime showdown that went down to the wire, but the
game between Cedevita Zagreb and Gran Canaria 2014 also set a Eurocup
record for most three-pointers made in any singe game since the
competition started in the 2002-03 season.
February 1, 2011 - Cedevita outgunned Gran Canaria 114-110 in OT Cedevita
Zagreb notched a significant win in an overtime thriller 114-110 over
Gran Canaria 2014 on Tuesday night at the Drazen Petrovic Basketball
Center. Bracey Wright shared the spotlight with Damjan Rudez in a game
for the ages.
February 1, 2011 - Unics outlasted Hemofarm 83-84 Unics
Kazan narrowly defeated Hemofarm Stada 83-84 on Tuesday night at the
Centar Millenium in a defining game in Group I. Unics Kazan remain
undefeated through three games in the Eurocup Last 16 thanks to an
impressive 28-point performance form star guard Terrell Lyday, who was
perfect in 5 tries from downtown.
February 1, 2011 - Treviso, Italy to host Eurocup Finals! Euroleague
Basketball has announced that the 2010-11 Eurocup season will culminate
with the Eurocup Finals in one of the continent's strongest basketball
markets, Treviso, Italy, on April 16 and 17. The newest Eurocup
champion will be crowned at the 5.144-seat Palaverde in Treviso, the
home court of one this season’s Eurocup participants from Italy,
Benetton Basket Bwin.
February 1, 2011 - Eurocup Last 16 Week 3, Game Center The
Eurocup Last 16's midway point arrives Tuesday with eight games in
seven countries, as four unbeaten teams try to stay that way and four
others try for first victories. Find
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