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  News archive February 2019


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February 28, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 24
The headline from Round 24's Thursday games was Fenerbache Beko Istanbul clinching a top-four spot and with it home-court advantage for the playoffs, however the night's other four games saw as many teams crammed between sixth and 11th in the standings all win. Read more here.

February 28, 2019 - Igor Tratnik leaves Petrol Olimpija
Ahead of the last three rounds of the ABA League Regular Season, Petrol Olimpija have parted ways with Igor Tratnik on a mutual agreement. The latter began his basketball career at Grosuplje and played for various Slovenian and European clubs in his career. Read more here.

February 27, 2019 - FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019's 32-team field complete after Qualifiers come to an end
All 32 teams that will compete at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 in China this summer (August 31-September 15) are known following the conclusion on Monday of the sixth and final window of the Qualifiers. Read more here.

February 27, 2019 - Canada will host a historic game for female high school students
The best 24 female basketball players in Canadian high schools have been invited to the first edition of an all-women’s game, as part of the All Canadian Basketball Games, which will take place in the facilities of the University of Toronto on March 31. Read more here.

February 27, 2019 - Matic Rebec moves from FMP to San Sebastian
The Slovenian international, point guard Matic Rebec is no longer a member of FMP, as he has agreed on cooperation with Spanish side Gipuzkoa Basket and will move to San Sebastian for the remainder of the season. Read more here.

February 26, 2019 - Montenegro hold off Latvia to qualify for World Cup
It was inevitable history was going to be made in Podgorica one way or another, but it was the hosts, Montenegro, who seized the opportunity to book the last remaining European spot in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019. Read more here.

February 25, 2019 - Mega breaks Zvezda’s streak, wins ANGT Belgrade
U18 Mega Bemax Belgrade snapped U18 Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade’s streak of consecutive Euroleague Basketball Adidas Next Generation Tournament Belgrade victories with a 63-73 triumph to book its ticket to the ANGT Finals. Read more here.

February 25, 2019 - Serbia pass their way around Israel and advance to World Cup
Having Milos Teodosic on board inspired the rest of Aleksandar Djordjevic's team as Serbia dished out 30 assists in a 97-76 win over Israel to claim their place at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019. Serbia led from start to finish, repeating the scenario of 2012. Read more here.

February 24, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 23 MVP: Brandon Davies, Zalgiris Kaunas
On a day that started with the birth of his son, Zalgiris Kaunas big man Brandon Davies celebrated with his first MVP of the Round honor, as well. Davies was relentless throughout a crucial 84-76 home win over Buducnost VOLI Podgorica. Read more here.

February 23, 2019 - Madrid tops Bayern to reach playoffs
Real Madrid booked its place in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs with 91-78 win over the visiting FC Bayern Munich on Friday. Madrid improved to an 18-5 record to retain third place in the standings, while Bayern dropped to 11-12 and slid two positions to ninth place. Read more here.

February 23, 2019 - Calathes, Thomas lifts Panathinaikos at home
Panathinaikos OPAP Athens recorded its fourth consecutive home win by topping the team it was tied with in the standings, Khimki Moscow Region, by 94-85 in the Greek capital. Panathinaikos improved to 10-13 to take over 11th place, while Khimki dropped to 9-14 for 12th overall. Read more here.

February 23, 2019 - Zalgiris takes crucial win over Buducnost
Zalgiris Kaunas ended a three-game losing streak against a stubborn Buducnost VOLI Podgorica side on Friday by 84-76 at home to keep its playoff hopes alive. The victory, just its second in eight games, lifted Zalgiris to 9-14 on the season, while Buducnost dropped to 6-17. Read more here.

February 23, 2019 - Fenerbahce cruises in Istanbul derby
Already-qualified Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul inched closer towards clinching home-court advantage in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs with a 75-97 road win over the city rival Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul on Friday. The win raised Fenerbahce's record to 20-3. Read more here.

February 22, 2019 - Red-hot Barcelona routs Baskonia
FC Barcelona Lassa continued its winning ways by downing fellow Spanish side KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz 77-67 on Thursday night at Palau Blaugrana. This victory was the third straight for Barcelona and its eighth in the last 10 games. Read more here.

February 22, 2019 - Milan holds off Maccabi
AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan held on for a tough 87-83 victory over Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv on Thursday in the fashion capital. The win was Milan's fourth in a row, improved its record to 12-11 and saw it surge from ninth place into a share of sixth. Maccabi fell to 10-13. Read more here.

February 22, 2019 - Efes turns back Olympiacos with defense
Anadolu Efes Istanbul protected its fourth place in the standings by turning back Olympiacos Piraeus with a 75-65 home win on Thursday. Efes raised its record to 15-8, while sixth-place Olympiacos fell to 12-11 with its fourth straight loss. Read more here.

February 22, 2019 - CSKA scores season-high, wins fifth straight
CSKA Moscow was without its two top scorers, but registered its highest-scoring game of the season, easing past visiting Herbalife Gran Canaria 107-85 on Thursday night. CSKA improved to 18-5 to remain in second place in the standings, while Gran Canaria dropped to 6-17. Read more here.

February 22, 2019 - Zalgiris: Wolters sidelined by groin injury
Zalgiris Kaunas announced that point guard Nate Wolters will miss the next two-to-three weeks with a groin injury. Wolters, who is in his first season with the club, leads the Lithuanian champs in assists (4.6 apg.) and is second in scoring (12.2 ppg.) and performance index rating (12.9). Read more here.

February 21, 2019 - 2019 Final Four logo unveiled in Vitoria-Gasteiz
The countdown to the 2019 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four began officially in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, on Wednesday, three months before the big event, with the unveiling of this season's Final Four logo. Read more here.

February 21, 2019 - Gran Canaria bolsters frontline with Wiley
Herbalife Gran Canaria fortified its frontline by signing forward Jacob Wiley for the remainder of the season. Wiley (2.03 meters, 24 years old) arrives from Adelaide of Australia's NBL, where he averaged 12.2 points and 4.9 rebounds over 28 games this season. Read more here.

February 21, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 23
After a two-week break which allowed everyone to catch their breath, the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague returns with a series of crunch showdowns in Round 23 with playoffs places and home-court advantage very much up for grabs! Read more here.

February 21, 2019 - ABA league MVP of February: Stefan Pot, FMP
Stefan Pot has proven, throughout the month of February, his dominance at the ABA League courts wherever he has appeared and he deserved himself the award with his contribution to the team's success – as the FMP have beaten Krka. Read more here.

February 20, 2019 - Jurij Zdovc is the new head coach of Petrol Olimpija
The Dragons have parted ways with their previous head coach Sasa Nikitovic after the contract was terminated by mutual agreement, while the club management have immediately appointed Jurij Zdovc as the new team head coach. Read more here.

February 19, 2019 - Vesely stays at Fenerbahce through 2022
One of the most recognizable stars of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague will stay put into the next decade as Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul announced an agreement with big man Jan Vesely to extend their relationship for three more years until the end of the 2021-22 season. Read more here.

February 18, 2019 - Partizan win the thrilling Serbian Cup Final against Zvezda
Partizan NIS have won the 2019 Serbian National Cup after beating their arch rivals Crvena zvezda mts in a thrilling final – 76:74. The score was all tied (74:74) with 1.1 seconds left on the game clock, when Partizan NIS head coach Andrea Trinchieri called for a time-out. Read more here.

February 18, 2019 - Igokea have won the BiH National Cup for the 7th time in club’s history
The 2019 BiH National Cup belongs to Igokea! The boys from Laktasi defeated ABA League 2 side Spars in the final match and seized a valuable trophy. This is the 7th BiH National Cup for Igokea, while it is also their 5th in a row in this competition. Read more here.

February 18, 2019 - Sergio Rodriguez wins All-Star game MVP in Moscow
World Stars guard Sergio Rodriguez was named the All-Star Game MVP in Moscow! 20 points, five assists and an 18 efficiency rating: The Spanish CSKA playmaker was unstoppable today. Read more here.

February 18, 2019 - Viacheslav Zaitcev wins slam dunk contest
The Slam Dunk Contest was held during halftime of the All-Star Game in Moscow. Khimki guard Viacheslav Zaitcev took home the title, winning the 500,000 ruble prize. Viacheslav Zaitcev defeated Kendrick Perry in the final. Read more here.

February 18, 2019 - Vitaly Fridzon wins three-point contest
The Three-Point Contest was held during the break between the 1st and 2nd quarters at the All-Star Game in Moscow. Lokomotiv-Kuban guard Vitaly Fridzon came out on top, winning 500,000 rubles from Fonbet. The top two snipers from the first round made the final. Read more here.

February 17, 2019 - Cedevita have won the Croatian National Cup
Sixth in a row, seventh in club’s history. Cedevita have defended the Croatian National Cup trophy by defeating their city rivals Cibona in the final match. With Filip Kruslin being on fire (7/11 FG3), Cedevita had no troubles keeping their lead in the rest of the match. Read more here.

February 17, 2019 - Buducnost VOLI add another National Cup to their trophy case
Buducnost VOLI have won the 2019 Montenegrin National Cup by beating ABA 2 side Sutjeska in the final. Buducnost VOLI now have 12 national cups in their trophy case, while this is the 6th year in a row they are winning this competition. Read more here.

February 16, 2019 - Unicaja's Fernandez out 8 weeks
Unicaja Malaga's road to another 7DAYS EuroCup Finals got a lot tougher on Friday when point guard Jaime Fernandez was declared out of action for eight weeks with a leg injury. Fernandez suffered a torn right thigh late in the team's Spanish Cup quarterfinals loss on Thursday. Read more here.

February 16, 2019 - Jelenic joined Mornar for the fourth time
Ivan Jelenic, who used also to be the captain of the Bar team in the past, has put on the Mornar jersey for the fourth time in the history. Besides Mornar and Lovcen 1947 Ivan Jelenic also used to play for Buducnost VOLI, Vojvodina, Xanthi, Timisoara, Spartak of Subotica. Read more here.

February 16, 2019 - Igokea reinforced by Novak Music
Igokea got a new reinforcement for the final part of the ABA League Regular Season. Novak Music, who is coming to Aleksandrovac from OKK of Belgrade is the new member of their team. This 20-year old player is covering the point guard position, is 189 cm tall. Read more here.

February 16, 2019 - Lokomotiv-Kuban denies Nizhny Novgorod in Krasnodar
Lokomotiv-Kuban Krasnodar defeated Nizhny Novgorod at home, 78-71. Lokomotiv-Kuban secured a crucial win at home, erasing an eight-point deficit against one of the League’s hottest teams to move into 3rd place in the standings. Read more here.

February 16, 2019 - UNICS dominates Khimki in top-three showdown
UNICS Kazan defeated Khimki Moscow Region at home, 73-58. UNICS seized control of a huge top of the table clash from the opening tip, outscoring Khimki 16-0 in the first four minutes, and went on to win comfortably. Raymar Morgan led UNICS with 23 points. Read more here.

February 16, 2019 - Big third quarter propels CSKA past PARMA
CSKA Moscow defeated PARMA Perm on the road, 79-69. CSKA blew open a one-point game at halftime with 30 points in the 3rd quarter, ensuring a win on the road in Perm. PARMA has now lost six in a row and its first since firing head coach Nikolajs Mazurs. Read more here.

February 15, 2019 - Buducnost bolsters frontcourt with Williams
Buducnost VOLI Podgorica bolstered its frontcourt by signing power forward Devin Williams for the remainder of the season. Williams (2.06 meters, 24 years old) arrives from Buyukcekmece, where he was leading the Turkish League in rebounds this season. Read more here.

February 15, 2019 - Zalgiris loses Birutis for rest of season
Zalgiris Kaunas big man Laurynas Birutis will be missing the rest of his Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season after undergoing knee surgery. Birutis had been playing with ailments all season long, therefore a decision was taken to address the consequences of a previous injury of his. Read more here.

February 15, 2019 - Boban Tomic joins Petrol Olimpija for the rest of the season
Boban Tomic has returned to Petrol Olimpija! Experienced point guard has signed a contract with the Dragons until the end of the season, while the club has just registered him for the remaining 3 rounds of the 2018-19 ABA League regular season. Read more here.

February 15, 2019 - Cosey delivers in double OT, VEF stuns Zenit
VEF Latvia defeated Zenit Russia in double overtime, 102-101. Glenn Cosey caught fire in double overtime, scorching Zenit for four 3-pointers, including the game-winner with one second left on the clock. Cosey and Misters led VEF with 21 points apiece. Read more here.

February 15, 2019 - Avtodor beats Kalev in Shootout, takes over 8th place
Avtodor Russia defeated Kalev Estonia at home, 112-109. In a game with huge playoff complications, Avtodor and Kalev combined for a season-high 221 points, while the Russians squeezed past the Estonians for the 8th and final playoff spot. Read more here.

February 13, 2019 - ABA league Round 19 MVP: Luka Asceric, Mega Bemax
We have the MVP of the 19th round of the season and it is Mega Bemax guard Luka Asceric. Asceric dominated the court in the game of his team against Krka. At this match of the 19th round, Luka Asceric achieved 24 points, 9 rebounds, 9 assists, 1 block and a valuation of 35. Read more here.

February 13, 2019 - Ognjen Jaramaz signed with Partizan NIS
Ognjen Jaramaz is the new reinforcement of Partizan. 23-year old guard, who was drafted by the New York Knicks, is coming to the black and white squad as a loaned player from Spanish side San Pablo Burgos. Before heading to Spain, Ognjen used to be a member of Mega Bemax. Read more here.

February 13, 2019 - 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 MVP: Bojan Dubljevic, Valencia
Bojan Dubljevic enhanced his already legendary 7DAYS EuroCup career by playing some of his best basketball to lead Valencia Basket through an undefeated Top 16 stage. Already the competition's career leader in scoring, he moved atop the career rebounding charts. Read more here.

February 12, 2019 - Valuable win for the Dragons over Igokea
Petrol Olimpija fans have a reason for relief after 19th round game against Igokea at home. Their favourites have edged out one of the teams that are their direct competition with the goal of escaping the danger zone at the bottom of the standings and they have done it with style. Read more here.

February 12, 2019 - K. C. Rivers signs with Crvena zvezda mts
Kelvin Creswell “K. C.” Rivers passed all medical tests and signed a contract with Crevna zvezda mts until the end of the season. This 31-year old American can cover multiple positions, while he usually plays as shooting guard or small forward. Read more here.

February 11, 2019 - The champions have fallen in Belgrade
Huge night for Partizan NIS! The black & whites have defeated the reigning ABA League champions Buducnost VOLI in packed Aleksandar Nikolic Hall. The 9-point margin came up as a sweet bonus for the Belgrade team, as they now have a better head to head score against Podgorica side. Read more here.

February 11, 2019 - Cedevita beat FMP after late comeback and secured a spot in Playoffs
Cedevita have qualified for the ABA League Playoffs. That’s the conclusion of the exciting game in Zagreb between the squad led by Slaven Rimac and FMP. FMP have demonstrated a brave performance and it seemed that they would be on the winning side many times during the game. Read more here.

February 11, 2019 - Zalgiris defeats rival Rytas to win ANGT Kaunas, book ANGT Finals ticket
U18 Zalgiris Kaunas returned to the top of the Euroleague Basketball Adidas Next Generation Tournament Kaunas after it defeated Lithuanian archrival U18 Rytas Vilnius 92-79 in the first-place game to book its ticket back to the ANGT Finals. Kerr Kriisa scored 27 points for Zalgiris. Read more here.

February 11, 2019 - Kriisa named MVP of ANGT Kaunas
Kerr Kriisa was named MVP of the Euroleague Basketball Adidas Next Generation Tournament Kaunas after leading U18 Zalgiris Kaunas to the victory. Kriisa collected 27 points with 4 three-pointers to go with 5 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals for a performance index rating of 32. Read more here.

February 10, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 22 MVP: Krunoslav Simon, Anadolu Efes Istanbul
A stellar performance by Krunoslav Simon paced Anadolu Efes Istanbul to an important victory that kept his team one step ahead of the opposition in the race for the fourth place in the standings, and in the process saw Simon earn MVP of Round 22 honors. Read more here.

February 10, 2019 - Important derby win for Zadar against Cibona
Zadar will definitely be feeling more comfortable when looking at the ABA League standings, as they will be heading to the February break, than they felt before, as they have grabbed their seventh win of the season in the derby game against Cibona at home in Visnjik. Read more here.

February 10, 2019 - Crvena zvezda mts clinch the 1st place in the regular season
Crvena zvezda mts have sealed the 1st place in the 2018-19 ABA League regular season by beating Mornar on the road this Saturday evening. The red & whites can now use the remaining 3 rounds in the regular season to prepare themselves for the 2019 ABA Playoffs. Read more here.

February 9, 2019 - Kuzminskas, Jerrells lead Milan to home win
AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan grabbed its third consecutive win by topping Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul 90-78 at Mediolanum Forum on Friday. Milan improved to 11-11 and remained in 8th place. Darussafaka dropped to 3-19 and is at the bottom of the standings. Read more here.

February 9, 2019 - Baskonia gets win, tiebreaker over Bayern
KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz registered a huge 76-68 win over visiting FC Bayern Munich. Both teams now hold 11-11 records, seventh best in the EuroLeague, but Baskonia holds the all-important head-to-head tiebreaker after overcoming a 6-point loss to Bayern from Round 4. Read more here.

February 9, 2019 - Fenerbahce destroys Panathinaikos to seal playoffs berth
Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul became the first team to secure playoffs qualification with a comprehensive 85-66 home victory over Panathinaikos OPAP Athens on Friday night. The Turkish team raced away with the game in the second quarter and never looked back. Read more here.

February 9, 2019 - De Colo, Higgins lead CSKA to critical win
In a hard-fought battle between true Turkish Airlines EuroLeague powerhouses, CSKA Moscow recorded its fourth consecutive Regular Season win by topping Real Madrid 82-78 in the Russian capital on Friday. Both teams now have a 17-5 record in the standings. Read more here.

February 9, 2019 - Mega get back on the winning track by beating Krka
Mega Bemax have returned on the winning track by beating Krka at home court. This means that Mega still have some chances to reach the 2019 ABA Playoffs, while on the other side Krka will remain at the last place on the standings at the end of this round. Read more here.

February 8, 2019 - Barcelona battles hard, holds off Zalgiris
FC Barcelona Lassa continued its winning ways with a hard-fought 78-72 win over visiting Zalgiris Kaunas at Palau Blaugrana on Thursday night. With a win in this intense battle, Barcelona improved to 12-9 to take sole possession of fifth place in the standings. Read more here.

February 8, 2019 - Maccabi outlasts Olympiacos
In a thriller that came down to the final shot, Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv recorded its sixth consecutive home win in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague by edging Olympiacos Piraeus 65-64. Maccabi improved to 10-12 to remain within striking distance of the playoff zone from 10th place. Read more here.

February 8, 2019 - Khimki outguns Buducnost 90-98 on the road
Khimki Moscow Region re-injected its name in the playoffs race by out-gunning host Buducnost VOLI Podgorica 90-98 on Thursday. Khimki's record improved to 9-13 with its second consecutive victory and is just one win off the pace of eighth place at the moment. Read more here.

February 8, 2019 - Simon leads Efes past Gran Canaria
Anadolu Efes Istanbul got back to its winning ways by downing visiting Herbalife Gran Canaria 93-74 at Sinan Erdem Dome on Thursday night in Istanbul. Efes improved to 14-8 to remain in fourth place in the standings, while Gran Canaria dropped to 6-16. Read more here.

February 8, 2019 - Mushidi to continue the season with OKK Belgrade
Mega Bemax player Kostja Mushidi will continue the season at OKK Belgrade. Kostja Mushidi arrived to Mega Bemax in 2016 and this season he played 8 ABA League games for Mega Bemax, averaging 8.5 points and 4.4 assists per game. Read more here.

February 8, 2019 - 7Days EuroCup Top 16 Round 6 MVP: Dragan Apic, Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar
It took Dragan Apic of Lokomotiv Kuban just three 7DAYS EuroCup games to earn MVP of the Round honors for the first time. Apic led Lokomotiv to a convincing 84-58 home win against Fraport Skyliners Frankfurt with 18 points on 7-of-8 shooting plus 4 made free throws without a miss. Read more here.

February 7, 2019 - Valencia finishes Top 16 undefeated
Valencia Basket rounded out a perfect Top 16 by topping Limoges CSP 91-84 at home in Group G on Wednesday. Valencia won its 10th straight game and finished Group G with a 6-0 record, becoming the only team to remain undefeated throughout the entire Top 16. Read more here.

February 7, 2019 - Zenit rallies to edge Cedevita
Zenit St. Petersburg rallied from a double-digit first-half deficit to beat Cedevita Zagreb 75-79 as both teams completed their 7DAYS EuroCup campaigns. Zenit finished in third place in Top 16 Group H with a 2-4 record, while Cedevita ended its campaign in last place at 0-6 in this stage. Read more here.

February 7, 2019 - Rytas routs Monaco to reach quarterfinals
Rytas Vilnius advanced to the 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals on Wednesday after surviving do-or-die situation by downing AS Monaco 90-68. Rytas finished second in Top 16 Group E with a 3-3 record and is set to face Valencia Basket in the best-of-three quarterfinals. Read more here.

February 7, 2019 - Lokomotiv runs away from Skyliners, 84-58
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar readied for the 7DAYS EuroCup Playoffs by closing the Top 16 with an 84-58 over visiting Fraport Skyliners Frankfurt on Wednesday. Lokomotiv finished 4-2 in second place in Group G, while Skyliners finished the group winless. Read more here.

February 7, 2019 - UNICS clinches Group H first place
With first place in Group H at stake, UNICS Kazan used a strong second half to pull away and beat visiting MoraBanc Andorra 72-53 in the final round of the Top 16 on Wednesday. Both teams finished the group with 5-1 records. Read more here.

February 6, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 22
The last round before the bye week provides another series of scintillating showdowns, including a potential Final Four dress rehearsal and several teams fighting for their lives. Are you ready for the Final Four? Read more here.

February 6, 2019 - Olympiacos inks playmaker Weber
Olympiacos Piraeus has added playmaking depth to its roster by signing guard Briante Weber, the club announced on Wednesday. Weber (1.88 meters, 26 years old) arrives from Sioux Falls of the NBA G League, where he averaged 15.1 points per game this season. Read more here.

February 6, 2019 - Daishon Knight inks contract with Mornar
Daishon Knight is a new player of Mornar! This 27-year old point guard has agreed all terms with the club from Bar and he will be able to make a debut in ABA League already in the next round in which Mornar will host Crvena zvezda mts. Read more here.

February 6, 2019 - Baskonia's Shengelia won't return during regular season
KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz must try to reach the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs without its team captain. Power forward Tornike Shengelia, already out since late 2018 with a knee injury, will remain sidelined for two to three more months, the club announced on Tuesday. Read more here.

February 6, 2019 - ALBA closes Top 16 in strong fashion
ALBA Berlin improved its chances of getting home-court advantage beyond the quarterfinals with a 97-74 home victory over Partizan NIS to close off the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16. Rokas Giedraitis led the way for ALBA with 19 points as the German side finished Group E with a 5-1 record. Read more here.

February 6, 2019 - Ulm hands ASVEL first loss of Top 16
ratiopharm Ulm handed LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne its first loss of the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 with an 86-68 victory at home in its farewell to the competition for this season. Ismet Akpinar and Javonte Green both scored 17 points as Ulm finished Group F with a 3-3 record. Read more here.

February 6, 2019 - Zvezda finishes season by routing Unicaja
Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade completed its 7DAYS EuroCup campaign with a 105-89 victory over 2017 champion Unicaja Malaga on Tuesday night at Aleksandar Nikolic Hall. Joe Ragland paced six Zvezda scorers in double figures with 17 points, 7 assists and 4 steals. Read more here.

February 6, 2019 - ABA league Round 18 MVP: Stefan Pot, FMP
We have the MVP of the 18th round of the season and it is FMP guard Stefan Pot. Pot dominated the court in the game of his team against Krka. At this game, Stefan Pot achieved 28 points, 7 rebounds, 9 assists, 1 steal and a valuation of 35 in less than 36 minutes spent on court. Read more here.

February 5, 2019 - Buducnost VOLI score a convincing win against Mornar
It is and it will always be a big local derby, but this evening one team was just too good for the other. Buducnost VOLI scored a convincing win against Mornar in the match of the round and continued their race for the 2nd spot in the regular season. Read more here.

February 5, 2019 - ALBA guard Peno sidelined by knee injury
ALBA Berlin point guard Stefan Peno may miss the rest of the season after suffering a knee injury in the German League over the weekend. Peno, 21, suffered a dislocated patella on his left knee after landing awkwardly during Saturday's game against medi Bayreuth. Read more here.

February 4, 2019 - FMP pull off a stunning comeback against Krka
With 4 rounds left to be played in the 2018-19 championship, FMP have come so close to definitely secure their ABA League status for the next season. The Panthers defeated Krka on the road this Sunday evening, after making a big comeback in the last quarter. Read more here.

February 4, 2019 - Huge road win for Zadar in Sremska Mitrovica
Zadar will be breathing a bit easier after 18 rounds in the ABA League, as they have beaten Mega Bemax on the road in Sremska Mitrovica, scored their sixth win of the season and escaped the very bottom of the standings. Read more here.

February 3, 2019 - Astana drops Avtodor in Pashutin's return
Astana Kazakhstan defeated Avtodor Russia on the road, 88-64. Avtodor (6-8) and Astana (8-6) are both in the thick of the playoff race and entered this game ranked in the top-eight. Ken Horton finished with 20 points, seven rebounds and four steals. Read more here.

February 3, 2019 - Nizhny Novgorod rallies from 17 down in Perm
Nizhny Novgorod defeated PARMA Perm on the road, 85-80. Nizhny Novgorod picked up its sixth win in seven games, stunning Perm with a big comeback after trailing by as much as 17 midway through the 2nd quarter. Read more here.

February 3, 2019 - UNICS defense smothers Tsmoki-Minsk
UNICS Russia defeated Tsmoki-Minsk Belarus, 99-57. Kazan would ultimately win by 42 points, 99-57, the largest margin of victory in the League this season. This was Maxim Sheleketo's best game in the VTB League. The forward scored a game-high 18. Read more here.

February 3, 2019 - Milan's Gudaitis out long-term with knee injury
The playoff hopes of AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan suffered a serious jolt on Saturday, when it was announced that center Arturas Gudaitis would miss the rest of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague season with a knee injury. Read more here.

February 3, 2019 - Cedevita keep the second place with the win in Laktasi
Cedevita keep marching towards the ABA League Playoffs and they have made another step towards reaching this goal with the road win over Igokea in Laktasi. This win puts Cedevita in the second place in the standings with 13 victories. Read more here.

February 3, 2019 - Zvezda returned to the winning track
Crvena zvezda mts have proven that their first defeat of the ABA League season in the 17th round against Cedevita has only been a coincidence. The red and white have demonstrated a solid performance to show off Petrol Olimpija at home in Aleksandar Nikolic Sports Hall in Belgrade. Read more here.

February 3, 2019 - Partizan NIS down Cibona on the road
Partizan NIS have made another major step toward the 2019 ABA Playoffs after defeating Cibona on the road. Unlike some of their previous duels which were quite thrilling, this one was pretty much one-sided, as the visitors dominated the court for most of the game. Read more here.

February 2, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 21 MVP: Nando De Colo, CSKA Moscow
No player has been MVP of the Round in Turkish Airlines EuroLeague history more than Nando De Colo, and CSKA Moscow’s All-EuroLeague guard has done it once again in Round 21. De Colo was on fire as CSKA smashed Buducnost 99-69 on Friday night. Read more here.

February 2, 2019 - De Colo leads CSKA past Buducnost
CSKA Moscow brushed aside Buducnost VOLI Podgorica with a dominant 99-69 home victory on Friday night, gaining its third straight victory to stay secure in third place. The Russian side moved into a double-digit lead in the second quarter and was in front the rest of the way. Read more here.

February 2, 2019 - Milan wins OT thriller in Gran Canaria
In a thriller that went down to the final shot of overtime, AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan recorded a critical road win by downing Herbalife Gran Canaria 104-106. Milan improved to 10-11 in the standings and ranks 9th overall, with the same wins as KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz. Read more here.

February 2, 2019 - Calathes, Panathinaikos hold off Efes
Panathinaikos OPAP Athens got back to the winning ways, holding off visiting Anadolu Efes Istanbul 88-75 on Friday night in the Greek capital. Panathinaikos snapped a three-game losing streak, and improved to 9-12, one game out of the last playoff place. Read more here.

February 2, 2019 - Madrid survives Darussafaka comeback
Real Madrid took care of business on the road by surviving Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul 82-86 to gain ground on the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague’s top spot. Anthony Randolph and Trey Thompkins led the way with 15 points each as Madrid improved to 17-4 with its fifth win in the last six. Read more here.

February 1, 2019 - Bayern downs Fenerbahce in 2OT thriller
FC Bayern Munich outlasted league-leading Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul 90-86 in an action-packed double-overtime thriller. The game was exceptionally close throughout and it all came down to the final play when Kostas Sloukas forced overtime with 3 seconds remaining. Read more here.

February 1, 2019 - Singleton shines as Barca batters Olympiacos
FC Barcelona Lassa routed Olympiacos Piraeus 55-76 on the road to climb ahead of the Reds in the standings. Both teams now have a 12-9 record, but Barcelona ranks fifth due to its tie-break advantage acquired in this game; Olympiacos had won by 9 points at Palau Blaugrana. Read more here.

February 1, 2019 - Khimki's fourth-quarter charge sinks Zalgiris
Khimki got back to winning ways by using  23-3 fourth-quarter run to rally past Zalgiris 84-74. Zalgiris seemed in control and led by 9 entering 4th quarter, but Dee Bost and Tony Corker started and Malcolm Thomas and Jordan Mickey finished a big run that paved the way for a Khimki win. Read more here.

February 1, 2019 - Baskonia dominates Maccabi
In a clash of playoff contenders, KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz dominated Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv en route to a 97-73 win on Thursday night at the site of the 2019 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four, Fernando Buesa Arena. Read more here.

February 1, 2019 - 7Days EuroCup Top 16 Round 5 MVP: Artsiom Parakhouski, Rytas Vilnius
No player came up bigger this week than Rytas Vilnius big man Artsiom Parakhouski, the MVP of Top 16 Round 5, whose last-second jump shot meant a one-point road win that saved his team from elimination. Read more here.

February 1, 2019 - ABA league MVP of January: Marcus Paige, Partizan NIS
Marcus Paige has proven, throughout the month of January, his dominance at the ABA League courts wherever he has appeared and besides the fact that he finished the month amongst the most efficient players, he deserved himself the award with his contribution to the team's success. Read more here.

February 1, 2019 - Grant leaves Mornar
American player received an offer from Lithuanian side Prienu Skycop and has reached an agreement on mutual consent to part ways with Mornar and leave to the Baltic. In December, Mornar has acquired Malcolm Grant as a replacement for Bobby Brown, after he departed from Zadar. Read more here.

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