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  News archive February 2020


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February 29, 2020 - Zadar win the thriller against FMP
Zadar have scored a big home win as they defeated FMP in Kresimir Cosic Hall. It is a big win because Zadar have kept their chances to avoid relegation. The boys coached by Danijel Jusup now have 5 wins in their season score, same as Mega Bemax. Read more here.

February 29, 2020 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 26 MVP: Alexey Shved, Khimki Moscow Region
Khimki star Alexey Shved delivered another brilliant display to claim the MVP of the Round award for the seventh time in his outstanding career. The sharpshooter was a hugely effective scorer and distributor as his team boosted its playoffs hopes by dismantling ASVEL Villeurbanne. Read more here.

February 29, 2020 - Partizan NIS celebrate in Novo mesto
Partizan NIS are determinedly marching toward their goal – reaching the first place after the end of ABA League Regular Season. They have achieved their 16th win of the season by beating Krka convincingly on the road in Novo mesto. Read more here.

February 29, 2020 - ABA league, Round 20
With just 3 rounds remaining in the regular season, it is quite clear why this match is so important for both sides. Crvena zvezda mts and Cedevita Olimpija will face each other on Sunday evening in Belgrade in the battle for the Playoffs! Read more here.

February 28, 2020 - Zalgiris tops Milan in overtime
Zalgiris Kaunas needed an extra 5-minute period to get rid of AX Armani Exchange Milan 105-97 at Zalgirio Arena on Friday night. The game saw several ups and downs and lead changes until the hosts took a 10-point advantage in the last quarter that looked definitive for everybody except for Milan. Read more here.

February 28, 2020 - Shved stars as Khimki thrashes ASVEL
Khimki Moscow Region boosted its playoffs hopes by thrashing LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne 108-79 in the Russian capital on Friday night. Khimki roared into a 16-point lead in a crazily high-scoring first quarter, which ended 35-28. Read more here.

February 27, 2020 - Efes sets new record by holding off ALBA
Anadolu Efes gained 86-99 victory at ALBA Berlin to maintain its three-game lead at the top of the standings and set a new competition record by winning its 12th consecutive road game. Efes raced to a double-digit lead in the first 10 minutes before ALBA fought back to make it 47-50 at halftime. Read more here.

February 27, 2020 - Mirotic's game-winner sends Barcelona to playoffs
In the most thrilling of finishes, FC Barcelona grabbed its seventh consecutive win and punched its ticket to the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs by downing CSKA Moscow 80-82. Barcelona improved to 20-6 in the standings to clinch its spot in the playoffs while CSKA dropped to 17-9. Read more here.

February 27, 2020 - Monroe leads Bayern in St Petersburg
FC Bayern Munich snapped a four-game losing streak by scoring the game's final 9 points to down Zenit St Petersburg 68-77 on the road on Thursday. Bayern improved to an 8-18 record, leaving Zenit alone at the bottom of the standings at 7-19. Read more here.

February 27, 2020 - Andorra, Coach Navarro together until 2022
MoraBanc Andorra reached a new agreement with head coach Ibon Navarro to keep working together until the end of the 2021-22 season. Navarro, age 43, joined the team in 2018. He helped Andorra reach the 7DAYS EuroCup semifinals in 2019 and the Copa del Rey semifinals this season. Read more here.

February 26, 2020 - Oldenburg, Paulding pen two-year extension
EWE Baskets Oldenburg announced Wednesday that team captain Rickey Paulding has agreed to a contract extension that will keep the sides together until the summer of 2022. Paulding (1.96 meters, 37 years old) is in his 13th season with Oldenburg and still playing like a man half his age. Read more here.

February 26, 2020 - ASVEL brings in forward Yabusele
LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne added depth and athleticism to its roster by signing forward Guerschon Yabusele for the remainder of the season, the club announced Tuesday. Yabusele (1.98 meters, 24 years old) arrives from Nanjing Tongxi Monkey Kings. Read more here.

February 26, 2020 - Unicaja signs Bouteille through 2022
Unicaja Malaga reached an agreement with small forward Axel Bouteille to work together until the end of the 2021-22 season, the club announced Tuesday. Bouteill arrives from RETAbet Bilbao Basket, where he averaged 17.7 points in 21 Spanish League games this season. Read more here.

February 25, 2020 - Real puts one foot in the playoffs
Real Madrid put one foot in the playoffs by outgunning Panathinaikos 96-77 in the Spanish capital. Real raised its record to 20-6 and will qualify for the playoffs before this round ends if one of Valencia Basket, AX Armani Exchange Milan or Khimki Moscow Region lose later this week. Read more here.

February 24, 2020 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 26
Round 26 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague delivers a flurry of high-powered matchups and an early start to the week. This week's action starts much earlier than usual with a big-time Monday night matchup between Real Madrid and Panathinaikos OPAP Athens in the Spanish capital. Read more here.

February 22, 2020 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 25 MVP: Martin Hermannsson, ALBA Berlin
Rookie guard Martin Hermannsson used his finest performance yet to lead ALBA Berlin to an 81-83 comeback road win at Zenit St Petersburg and to earn the MVP of the Round honor in the process. Hermannsson finished with a career-high performance index rating of 27 PIR. Read more here.

February 21, 2020 - CSKA stops host Zvezda, 81-86
Defending champions CSKA Moscow ended a two-game losing streak by pulling away to beat host Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade 81-86 in what had been a one-point game early in the final quarter. CSKA stayed in fourth place with a 17-8 record, while Zvezda fell to 10-15. Read more here.

February 21, 2020 - Efes cruises in Munich to extend streak
Despite missing league-leading scorer Shane Larkin, Anadolu Efes Istanbul did not miss a beat in downing FC Bayern Munich 63-88 on Friday night at the Audi Dome. Efes, already qualified for the playoffs, improved its winning streak to 10 games and its first-place record to 22-3. Read more here.

February 21, 2020 - Barca battles back to overcome Panathinaikos
FC Barcelona struck a big blow to Panathinaikos OPAP Athens’ hopes of climbing into the top four with a powerful 81-92 comeback victory. Panathinaikos started strong and never trailed in the first half, leading 45-38 at the break, and was briefly up by double digits in the third quarter. Read more here.

February 21, 2020 - Maccabi's backcourt ambushes Valencia
Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv rallied from a 13-point deficit in the third quarter to grab a valuable 82-85 road win against Valencia Basket. The Yellows were down 48-35 after 23 minutes, but Scottie Wilbekin and Tayler Dorsey combined for 31 points after that to turn the game upside down. Read more here.

February 20, 2020 - Real blasts Fenerbahce in Istanbul
Real Madrid handed Fenerbahce one of its worst defeats ever on its home court with a 65-94 beatdown. The result ensured Real at least a share of second place at the end of the round with a 19-6 record, while Fenerbahce fell to 11-14 and remains outside the playoff zone. Read more here.

February 20, 2020 - Short-handed Olympiacos downs ASVEL
Olympiacos Piraeus grabbed its fourth consecutive home win by downing LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne 77-68 at Peace and Friendship Stadium on Thursday. Olympiacos improved to 11-14 in the standings while ASVEL dropped to 9-16 with its seventh straight road loss. Read more here.

February 20, 2020 - ALBA rallies to win in St Petersburg
ALBA Berlin rallied from a double-digit second-half deficit on the road to edge Zenit St Petersburg 81-83 on Thursday. The win raised ALBA's record to 9-16 on the season, while Zenit remains with a league-worst 7-18 record despite the debut on the bench of coach Xavi Pascual. Read more here.

February 20, 2020 - Zvezda's Dobric out at least four weeks
Crvena Zvezda will enter the decisive part of the regular season without Ognjen Dobric, who will be sidelined for at least four weeks with a finger injury. Dobric appeared in 22 EuroLeague games this season, averaging 5.1 points and 1.7 rebounds in over 14 minutes per game. Read more here.

February 20, 2020 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 25
It's hard to think of a better way to light a fuse for the 10-game finish of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season than to put Fenerbahce and Real Madrid together on the same playing floor in the thick of a playoffs race, as they will be Thursday evening in the Game of the Week in Turkey. Read more here.

February 19, 2020 - Unicaja loses Toupane for rest of EuroCup season
Unicaja Malaga small forward Axel Toupane is expected to miss the remainder of the 7DAYS EuroCup season due to an Achilles tendon injury in his left leg. Toupane was hurt early in Sunday's Copa del Rey Championship Game against Real Madrid. Read more here.

February 18, 2020 - Igokea parted ways with Rashad Vaughn
The Laktasi side and Rashad Vaughn have agreed to terminate their agreement on mutual consent. Vaughn appeared in 19 ABA League games this season, averaging 16.5 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game. Read more here.

February 17, 2020 - ASVEL adds Berry at shooting guard
LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne made a move at shooting guard on Monday by signing Davion Berry for the remainder of the season with an option for the 2020-21 campaign. He steps into the role vacated by Edwin Jackson, who left the club last week. Read more here.

February 17, 2020 - Partizan NIS pull off a major comeback to win the 2020 Serbian National Cup
Partizan NIS have won the 2020 Serbian National Cup after beating their arch rivals Crvena zvezda mts in overtime – 85:84. The black & whites pulled off a stunning comeback in the final minute of the 4th quarter. They were down by 6 points with a bit over 30 seconds left on the game clock. Read more here.

February 16, 2020 - Koper Primorska have won the 2020 Slovenian National Cup
Koper Primorska have won the 2020 Slovenian National Cup after beating Cedevita Olimpija in the final game with 93:84. The Tigers have therefore triumphed in this competition for the third year in a row! Read more here.

February 16, 2020 - Zvezda adds Lucas at point guard
Crvena Zvezda mts added depth to its backcourt with the signing of Kalin Lucas until the end of this season. Lucas is a veteran point guard who returns to the competition having previously played nine Turkish Airlines EuroLeague games with Olympiacos Piraeus. Read more here.

February 15, 2020 - Zenit hires coach Pascual
Zenit St Petersburg reached an agreement with head coach Xavi Pascual, who signed a contract with the Russian side until the end of the 2020-21 season, the club announced on Saturday. Pascual, age 47, last coached Panathinaikos OPAP Athens until December 2018. Read more here.

February 15, 2020 - Larkin expected to miss 2 weeks with ankle injury
League-leading Anadolu Efes Istanbul could face its next few games without star guard Shane Larkin, who injured his ankle last week in the Turkish Cup. Larkin's ankle swelled up after his team's loss to Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul in the Turkish Cup. Read more here.

February 15, 2020 - Braian Angola is the new Partizan NIS reinforcement
Braian Angola is the new Partizan NIS player. Former Oostende player and MVP of the Belgian National Championship is 198 cm tall and covers the shooting guard position. Angola comes from Villanueva in Colombia. Read more here.

February 15, 2020 - Zadar have won the 2020 Croatian National Cup
Zadar have won the 2020 Croatian National Cup as they defeated their arch rivals Cibona in the final match. This is the 7th Croatian National Cup trophy for Zadar in the club's history, while this is the 1st time they have triumphed in this competition since 2007. Read more here.

February 14, 2020 - CSKA, Hackett agree to 2-year extension
Reigning Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champion CSKA Moscow locked up one of the most important members of its backcourt by signing veteran guard Daniel Hackett to a two-year contract extension, the club announced on Friday. Read more here.

February 13, 2020 - Ivan Paunic joins Mega Bemax for the rest of the season
Mega Bemax have signed a contract with Ivan Paunic until the end of the 2019-20 ABA League season! This 33-year old guard has therefore returned among the Pink troops as he spent part of the 2005-06 season in Mega Bemax on loan from Partizan NIS. Read more here.

February 12, 2020 - Zenit releases Coach Plaza
Zenit St Petersburg reached an agreement with former head coach Joan Plaza to terminate his contract, the club announced on Wednesday. Plaza, 55, joined the team midway through last season. Zenit ranks is tied for last place in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season standings. Read more here.

February 12, 2020 - National Cups: Cibona and Zadar advanced to Semi-finals
Cibona have had an interesting encounter against Sibenka, where they have confirmed their win only in the last quarter, even though they have been in front for the majority of the game. Cibona had an 8-point lead at the big break and 7-point lead after 3 quarters. Read more here.

February 11, 2020 - ABA league Round 19 MVP: Uros Lukovic, Mornar
We have the MVP of the 19th round of the season and it is Mornar big man Uros Lukovic, for the second time this season. Lukovic dominated the court in Topolica Sports Hall in the game of his team against Crvena zvezda mts. Read more here.

February 10, 2020 - Pashutin’s winning streak survives Zenit
Lokomotiv-Kuban downed Zenit at home – 78:70. Lokomotiv-Kuban were on a 7-games winning streak and ranked 3rd (12-4). Zenit were ranked 11th with 3 consecutive losses (6-9). Teams were cautious in the beginning: 11:10 for Zenit after 6 minutes of the game. Read more here.

February 10, 2020 - CSKA storm Astana, test the reserve
CSKA outplayed Astana on the road – 95:72. Astana had been listed as one of League’s top home teams until today. Like the top three, the Kazakhs had lost only once at home. The hosts showed they were there to fight from the very beginning. Read more here.

February 10, 2020 - Enisey’s first win over Kalev in three years
Enisey beat Kalev at home – 86:73. The teams started this game on different poles of the table. However, there actually was only one victory between Kalev ranked fifth (7-8) and Enisey ranked 11th (6-9) which spiced the intrigue of the game. Read more here.

February 10, 2020 - Zielona Gora beat Avtodor and get back to play-off zone
Zielona Gora beat Avtodor at home – 98:91. With six defeats in a row, Avtodor spent the first game under the leadership of Donaldas Kairys. Zielena Gora also sought to return to the play-off zone. The guests began actively, but after a run of 9:0, Zan Tabak’s team pulled ahead. Read more here.

February 10, 2020 - Mornar have defeated the reigning champions
Mornar have scored a huge win in the last match of Round 19 as they defeated the reigning ABA League champions Crvena zvezda mts at home court in Bar. This was one of the best performances of Mornar in this season. Read more here.

February 9, 2020 - Rytas defeats Zalgiris for first place and ANGT Finals berth
U18 Rytas Vilnius clinched a ticket to the Euroleague Basketball Adidas Next Generation Tournament Finals by knocking off Lithuanian rival U18 Zalgiris Kaunas 63-84 in the ANGT Kaunas first-place game. Azoulas Tubelis led the way with 25 points and 15 rebounds. Read more here.

February 9, 2020 - Igokea prevailed over Krka in Laktasi
Igokea have many reasons to celebrate after the Sunday night clash against Krka. Not only have they achieved a new win and got their revenge for the defeat in Novo mesto from the first half of the ABA League season, but they have also achieved their seventh win of the season. Read more here.

February 9, 2020 - Partizan NIS beat Buducnost VOLI in the battle for the 1st place
This was indeed a special night for Partizan NIS and their fans. The black & whites defeated Buducnost VOLI in a fantastic game in Belgrade, therefore coming very close to seal the 1st place at the end of the regular season. Read more here.

February 8, 2020 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 24 MVP: Malcolm Delaney, FC Barcelona
Malcolm Delaney stepped up with one of the best performances in his Turkish Airlines EuroLeague career to guide FC Barcelona to an 84-80 come-from-behind win against AX Armani Exchange Milan and earn the MVP honor for Round 24. Read more here.

February 8, 2020 - FMP prevail over Koper Primorska at home court
After losing the previous 4 games in the championship, FMP have returned on the winning track by beating Koper Primorska at home court. The Playoffs race has therefore become even more interesting as now FMP have the overall score of 10-9. Read more here.

February 8, 2020 - Cedevita Olimpija stronger than Zadar
Cedevita Olimpija are celebrating their 12th win of the ABA League season, as they have beaten Zadar at home in Stožice Arena in Ljubljana and therefore got their revenge for the painful defeat that they have suffered in the first half of the regular season in Zadar. Read more here.

February 7, 2020 - Valencia rallies past Bayern in Munich
Valencia Basket shook off terrible first-half shooting to surge in the second and beat host FC Bayern Munich by 59-66 on Friday. Valencia held onto seventh place by raising its record to 12-12, while Bayern stayed in last place at 7-17. Read more here.

February 7, 2020 - Important win for Mega Bemax in Zagreb
Mega Bemax have beaten Cibona in the opener of the 19th round of the ABA League season and they have therefore escaped the very bottom of the ABA League standings, at least for a day, depending on the Saturday’s score of Zadar in the game against Cedevita Olimpija. Read more here.

February 7, 2020 - Hunter lifts Maccabi at finish over Fenerbahce
Othello Hunter scored a layup in traffic with 2.6 second left on the clock to lift Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv to a thrilling 77-78 win over Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul. The victory lifted Maccabi's record to 16-8 record for a share of all-important fourth place in the standings with CKSA Moscow. Read more here.

February 7, 2020 - Shved, Khimki hold off Zvezda
Khimki Moscow Region broke a three-game losing streak by beating Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade 78-72 at home in Mytischi Arena on Friday. Both teams are tied with 10-14 records now and situated just below the playoff positions. Read more here.

February 7, 2020 - Crvena zvezda mts part ways with Mouhammad Faye
Crvena zvezda mts announced that they have parted ways with Senegalese power forward Mouhammad Faye. The two sides have terminated their contract by mutual agreement. Crvena zvezda mts thanked Mouhammad Faye on everything he has done for the club. Read more here.

February 7, 2020 - ABA league, Round 19
A very important clash is coming up for both sides on Saturday night in Stozice Arena, as Cedevita Olimpija will be taking on Zadar in the 19th round of the ABA League season. There is no need to especially emphasize what winning would mean for both sides. Read more here.

February 6, 2020 - Campazzo ties record as Real sees off ALBA in thriller
Real Madrid overcame ALBA Berlin 97-103 in one of the games of the season at Mercedes-Benz Arena. A record-breaking first quarter allowed Real to race 26 points in front, but 13-0 and 11-1 runs from ALBA in the second helped the host go ahead 60-50 at the break. Read more here.

February 6, 2020 - Short-handed Reds blast CSKA
Olympiacos Piraeus had only nine healthy players on Thursday, but got maximum effort from all of them in rocking CSKA Moscow 72-59 at Peace and Friendship Stadium. Kostas Papanikolaou inspired his teammates with 19 points, 7 rebounds, 5 steals and 3 blocks. Read more here.

February 6, 2020 - Larkin, Micic lead Efes past Zalgiris
Anadolu Efes Istanbul grabbed its ninth consecutive win in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague by downing Zalgiris Kaunas 96-91 at Sinan Erdem Dome on Thursday. Efes improved to 21-3 in the standings and could become the first team to qualify to the playoffs if Friday's results go its way. Read more here.

February 6, 2020 - Kim Tillie pens deal with Buducnost VOLI
Buducnost VOLI have completed a major signing just in front of the final battles in the 2019-20 ABA League regular season. The club from Podgorica announced that it has signed a contract with 31-year old French international Kim Tillie! Read more here.

February 6, 2020 - Scoring king Spanoulis to have foot surgery
EuroLeague scoring king Vassilis Spanoulis is likely done for the season after suffering a ruptured peroneal tendon in his right foot. He will undergo surgery and the average recovery for such a procedure is four months. Read more here.

February 6, 2020 - Khimki signs Robinson to short-term deal
Khimki Moscow Region signed big man Thomas Robinson to help fill the void in its frontcourt. The contract is for one month with an option for the remainder of the season. Robinson (2.08 meters, 28 years old) returns to Khimki, where he played the 2017-18 season. Read more here.

February 6, 2020 - 7Days EuroCup Top 16 Round 5 MVP, Corey Walden of Partizan NIS Belgrade
Corey Walden stepped up when needed most to lead Partizan NIS Belgrade to a thrilling come-from-behind 82-84 road win against Segafredo Virtus Bologna on Wednesday. The victory clinched first place for Partizan in Group E and home-court advantage in the quarterfinals. Read more here.

February 6, 2020 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 23 MVP: Nikola Mirotic, FC Barcelona
Nikola Mirotic ruled in FC Barcelona's thrilling come-from-behind 76-77 road win at Valencia Basket on Wednesday night, and in the process earned MVP of the Round honors. Mirotic made a game-winning basket with 3.4 seconds left, capping a 15-point fourth-quarter rally. Read more here.

February 5, 2020 - Maccabi rallies past Khimki in a thriller
In a thriller between playoffs contenders, Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv rallied from 13 points behind to edge visiting Khimki Moscow Region 80-77 on Wednesday, ending its two-game losing streak. Maccabi's record rose to 15-8. Read more here.

February 5, 2020 - Partizan beats Virtus to clinch first in Group E
Partizan NIS Belgrade fought back from a 15-point deficit to defeat Segafredo Virtus Bologna 82-84 and book its spot in the 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals. Corey Walden poured in 29 points for Partizan and Rashawn Thomas added 10. The visitors improved to 4-1 in Group E. Read more here.

February 5, 2020 - Promitheas proves too strong for Brescia
Promitheas Patras kept control of its playoff destiny with a 67-56 victory over Germani Brescia Leonessa on Wednesday. The result not only gave Promitheas a 3-2 record and sent Brescia down to 2-3, but it gave the home team the head-to-head tiebreaker between them. Read more here.

February 5, 2020 - UNICS beats Rytas, clinches quarterfinals spot
UNICS Kazan protected its home-court with a hard-fought 82-69 win over Rytas Vilnius on Wednesday night and got the help it needed to clinch a place in the quarterfinals. UNICS improved to 3-2 in Group G and then qualified for the quarterfinals. Read more here.

February 5, 2020 - Zvezda rallies past Panathinaikos at home
Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade came from behind to defeat Panathinaikos OPAP Athens 78-73 on Wednesday. Zvezda improved to 10-13 in the standings, snapping a four-game losing streak, while Panathinaikos dropped to 13-9. Kevin Punter led the winners with 24 points. Read more here.

February 5, 2020 - Fenerbahce turns back host Zenit, 68-73
Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul fought off a valiant effort by injury-plagued Zenit to win 68-73 in its first-ever visit to St Petersburg, Russia on Wednesday. Fenerbahce's fourth straight road win saw its record rise to 11-12, good for a tie for the last playoff spot with AX Armani Exchange Milan. Read more here.

February 4, 2020 - Efes downs CSKA 80-82, keeps streaking
Anadolu Efes Istanbul defeated CSKA Moscow for the first time in nearly eight years and exacted a bit of revenge from losing last season's Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Championship Game by knocking off the reigning champions 80-82 on the road. Read more here.

February 4, 2020 - Zalgiris shoots its way past Olympiacos
Zalgiris Kaunas tied its largest win of the season by beating visiting Olympiacos Pireaus 94-69 on Tuesday night. It was the third consecutive win and fourth in the last five games for Zalgiris, which improved to 9-13 on the season, the same record as Olympiacos. Read more here.

February 4, 2020 - ALBA stuns host Milan 96-102
ALBA Berlin invaded the fashion capital and took away a 96-102 road win over AX Armani Exchange Milan to tighten the playoffs race a little more on Tuesday. ALBA raised its record to 8-15, rising out of last place, while Milan fell to 11-12 as it tries to cling to the playoffs positions. Read more here.

February 4, 2020 - ASVEL downs Bayern to end losing streak
LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne snapped a six-game losing streak with tough defense in grabbing a 75-65 victory over FC Bayern Munich. Jordan Taylor and Adreian Payne paced ASVEL with 15 points each while Tonye Jekiri scored 12 points to go with 3 rebounds. Read more here.

February 4, 2020 - Real wins drama against Baskonia
Real Madrid used some good fortune to pull out a dramatic 70-69 win over visiting KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz on Tuesday night. Real took its record to 17-6, which is second-best in the league, while Baskonia dropped to 8-15 with its sixth consecutive road loss. Read more here.

February 4, 2020 - Darussafaka dominates Trento to stay on Top 16 pace
Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul dominated Dolomiti Energia Trento 74-95 to remain in control of its Top 16 destiny. The visitors rewrote the club record book in improving to 3-2. A win in Round 6 at home against Segafredo Virtus Bologna would clinch the team a quarterfinals berth. Read more here.

February 4, 2020 - Hannah fires Andorra to dramatic win over Joventut
MoraBanc Andorra gained its first win of the Top 16 in dramatic fashion by downing Joventut Badalona 90-89 at the death to seriously dent the visiting team’s hopes of progressing. Neither team was able to establish a commanding lead as both offenses flowed freely throughout the first half. Read more here.

February 3, 2020 - Billy Baron led Crvena zvezda mts toward the big win vs. Partizan NIS
The red & white part of Belgrade will be celebrating this Monday evening as Crvena zvezda mts defeated Partizan NIS in the derby match of Round 18. In another thrilling chapter of this fierce rivalry, Billy Baron led the home team toward the big win with 26 points. Read more here.

February 3, 2020 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague MVP for January: Shane Larkin, Anadolu Efes Istanbul
Shane Larkin authored one of the greatest runs by a player in Turkish Airlines EuroLeague history over the past month, which made the three-point ace a slam dunk choice as the competition's MVP for January. Read more here.

February 3, 2020 - Maccabi, Hunter together until 2021
Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv and center Othello Hunter will be together until 2021 thanks to their agreement on a contract extension, which the club announced on Monday. Hunter leads Maccabi in total and offensive rebounds, with 6.4 and 2.5 on average. Read more here.

February 3, 2020 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 23
The race for the playoffs intensifies as the action keeps coming in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague with a double-round week providing plenty of opportunity for surges up the standings. Could this be the week for Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul to break the top eight? Read more here.

February 3, 2020 - 7Days EuroCup Top 16, Round 5
It's Round 5 of the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 and no team has yet qualified for the quarterfinals; 14 teams have at least two victories and each still holds its destiny in its own hands. There are two games on Tuesday and the remaining six on Wednesday. Read more here.

February 2, 2020 - Zenit's Renfroe, Iverson out for several weeks
Zenit St Petersburg will be without two of its key players, guard Alex Renfroe and center Colton Iverson, who both suffered injuries in the team's Turkish Airlines EuroLeague loss to FC Barcelona on Thursday. Renfroe hurt his knee and is expected to be out for three weeks. Read more here.

February 2, 2020 - Buducnost VOLI stronger than Igokea
Buducnost VOLI are staying in the race for the top of the ABA League standings and home court advantage in the Playoffs, as they have beaten Igokea and grabbed their 14th triumph this season, which is already their third in a row. Read more here.

February 2, 2020 - Koper Primorska made another major step toward the 2020 ABA Playoffs
Koper Primorska have made another major step toward the 2020 ABA Playoffs as they defeated Mega Bemax at home court in Round 18 of the 2019-20 ABA League regular season. The Tigers had a slow start and they were down by 10 points already at the end of the 1st quarter – 15:25. Read more here.

February 1, 2020 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 22 MVP: Bojan Dubljevic, Valencia Basket
In a game with plenty of meaning in the race for the playoffs, Bojan Dubljevic helped Valencia Basket secure a crucial home victory over Panathinaikos OPAP Athens – earning his second MVP of the Round award of the season in the process. Read more here.

February 1, 2020 - Dragons get back on the winning track after overtime in Belgrade
Cedevita Olimpija have achieved an extremely important overtime win in the battle for Playoffs, as they have prevailed over FMP on the road in Belgrade and grabbed their 11th win of the season and first in the year 2020, after they have previously suffered four defeats in a row. Read more here.

February 1, 2020 - Cibona grab a huge road win in Novo mesto
Cibona have seized a huge road win in Novo mesto after beating Krka in a thrilling match! The visitors have been in front throughout the whole game, however Krka managed to reduce the gap to just 1 point in the 4th quarter and to make the game ending very, very interesting. Read more here.

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