January 31, 2017 - ABA league Round 20 MVP: Filip Covic, FMP We
have the MVP of the 20th round of ABA League and it is FMP point guard
Filip Covic, who claimed this award for the second time in this season.
Covic dominated the court of FMP Sports Hall during the game against
Cibona. Read more here.
January 31, 2017 - 7Days Eurocup Top 16 Round 5: The march towards the quarterfinals continues! Round
5 of the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 could see as many as four more teams –
Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas, Khimki Moscow Region, Hapoel Bank
Yahav Jerusalem and Unicaja Malaga – join the three teams that advanced
to the quarterfinals last week. Read more here.
January 31, 2017 - Red & white comeback, Zvezda score their 20th win in a row They
were down by 14 in the 3rd quarter, but still managed to score the 20th
win in a row in ABA League! Crvena zvezda beat Mornar at home court.
Charles Jenkins finished the match with 12 points, 7 assists and 3
rebounds. Read more here.
January 31, 2017 - Zadar and Plantak mutually agree to terminate contract Zadar
and Neven Plantak mutually agreed to terminate contract. The club
thanked Mr. Plantak on all the energy he has put into leading the team.
However, as the results were below the expectations, both sides decided
that the club needs the change at the bench. Read more here.
January 30, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague MVP for January: Ognjen Kuzmic, Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade As
though defeating the last two Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champions to
end 2016 was not enough, Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade established its
longest winning streak ever in the competition with a perfect run of
five more victories to start 2017. Read more here.
January 30, 2017 - Krka triumphed in Zadar after a miraculous comeback Krka
made a miraculous comeback in perhaps their most important match in
this season! They triumphed in Zadar despite being down by 20 points in
the 1st half! Matic Rebec and his three-pointers decided the winner of
this match and he deserves to take the MVP award. Read more here.
January 30, 2017 - FMP down Cibona for their 4th win in January This
was really a successful month for FMP. By beating Cibona at home court,
the Panthers scored their 4th win out of 5 games they played in
January. Filip Covic had 30 points, 7 assists and 4 rebounds, while his
overall index rating was 34! Read more here.
January 30, 2017 - Karpos Sokoli score their 1st ever away win in ABA League Karpos
Sokoli have finally broken the curse of away games after beating Union
Olimpija in Ljubljana. Dragan Zekovic had a fantastic shooting night
(3/4 for 2pts, 3/3 for 3pts). His overall index rating was 23. Read
January 29, 2017 - Cedevita are back on the winning track Cedevita
came back from the 12-point deficit and scored an important win against
Igokea in Dom sportova. Ra'Shad James had the highest index rating (22)
in the winning team, but it must be mentioned that Cedevita won this
match thanks to their team play. Read more here.
January 29, 2017 - Celebration time in Podgorica, Buducnost VOLI down Partizan Buducnost
VOLI have beaten Partizan NIS for the 2nd time in the 2016-17 season.
They now have only 1 win less than their rivals from Belgrade. JR
Reynolds has played his best game so far in the 2016-17 season and he
was the top scorer of Buducnost VOLI with 19 points. Read more here.
January 29, 2017 - Thrilling game in Skopje, MZT prevail over Mega In
the opening match of the ABA League Round 20, MZT Skopje Aerodrom
prevailed over Mega Leks at home court. Vlatko Cancar missed the
2-pointer for the visitors in the final second. Josh Scott had brutal
numbers this evening - He finished the match with 17 points and 12
rebounds. Read more here.
January 28, 2017 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season Round 20 MVP: Jan Vesely, Fenerbahce Istanbul Jan
Vesely of Fenerbahce was at his best on Thursday as he put his
athleticism and heart on display to lead his team to victory and claim
MVP honors for Round 20 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular
Season. Vesely starred in Fenerbahce’s 85-80 victory over Galatasaray.
Read more here.
January 28, 2017 - ABA league Regular Season, Round 20 Round
20 in ABA league Regular Season is right here. Nothing changed since
the start of the season. Crvena zvezda mts continues to rule the
competition with still perfect record, 19-0. In Game of the Week,
Buducnost VOLI will host Partizan NIS in capital of Montenegro,
Podgorica. Read more here.
January 28, 2017 - CSKA holds on to get back on winning track CSKA
Moscow got back to its winning ways and became the first team to 15
wins this season after holding off Anadolu Efes Istanbul 80-77 on
Friday in the Russian capital. CSKA, which played without Milos
Teodosic and Victor Khryapa, improved to 15-5. Read more here.
January 28, 2017 - Zalgiris storms into playoff picture with win at Darussafaka Zalgiris
Kaunas battled its way back into the playoff picture with a 66-69 road
win over Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul. The Lithuanian champs improved to
8-12 and a share of 10th place, while Darussafaka fell to 10-10 and is
in eighth, the final spot that leads to the playoffs. Read more here.
January 28, 2017 - Baskonia routs Barcelona at Palau Blaugrana Baskonia
Vitoria-Gasteiz bounced back from recent losses by downing FC Barcelona
Lassa 79-93. Baskonia improved to 12-8 in the Turkish Airlines
EuroLeague standings and stopped its three-game losing streak with a
prestigious road win, while Barcelona dropped to 8-12. Read more here.
January 28, 2017 - Olympiacos stays strong for sixth-straight home win Olympiacos
Piraeus showed its resilience to hold off Brose Bamberg for a
hard-fought 83-77 victory at the Peace and Friendship Stadium. The Reds
improved to 14-6 in the standings with their sixth consecutive home
victory, while the gutsy visiting team dropped to 7-13. Read more here.
January 28, 2017 - Madrid leaves it late to edge EA7 Milan Real
Madrid rallied in the fourth quarter to pull off a 94-89 win over
visiting EA7 Emporio Armani Milan. Madrid extended its win streak to
six games as it continues to share league best 15-5 record with CSKA
Moscow. Milan was defeated after two consecutive wins, and holds a 6-14
record. Read more here.
January 27, 2017 - Fenerbahce drops Galatasaray in derby Fenerbahce
Istanbul rallied from a 15-point third-quarter deficit to defeat rival
Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul 85-80 in the big Istanbul derby on
Thursday. Fenerbahce recorded its third straight win to improve to 13-7
and remain among the top four in the standings. Read more here.
January 27, 2017 - Simonovic, Kuzmic lead Zvezda to 7th straight win Crvena
Zvezda mts Belgrade registered its seventh consecutive win in the
Turkish Airlines EuroLeague by downing Panathinaikos Athens 72-66 in
front of a sellout crowd at Aleksandar Nikolic Arena in the Serbian
capital. Zvezda improved to 12-8, while Panathinaikos dropped to 11-9.
Read more here.
January 27, 2017 - Maccabi grinds out much-needed victory Maccabi
FOX Tel Aviv restored some pride with a battling and much-needed 60-52
victory over Unics Kazan at Menora Mivtachim Arena, improving to 7-13
in the standings as the Russian team suffered its third consecutive
defeat and dropped to 7-13. Read more here.
January 27, 2017 - Fuenlabrada adds size with Hettsheimeir Montakit
Fuenlabrada bolstered its frontcourt by inking center Rafa Hettsheimeir
for the remainder of the season, the club announced on Thursday.
Hettsheimeir (2.08 meters, 30 years old) arrives from Paschoalotto /
Bauru. Read more here.
January 26, 2017 - CCC Polkowice claim first win as two Russian sides advance Dynamo
Kursk and UMMC Ekaterinburg are the first two teams to book their spots
in the Quarter-Finals, while there was a first win of the season for
CCC Polkowice. After nine consecutive losses, Polkowice finally got
over the winning line by upsetting Nadezhda on the road in a 50-60
triumph. Read more here.
January 26, 2017 - Unbeaten trio lead five teams into the next round Bellona
Agu and Spar Citylift Girona both maintained their perfect records in
the competition to advance and set up a showdown in the Round of 8. The
two teams were part of five teams to move into the next round on
Wednesday with Galatasaray also extending their unbeaten run. Read more
January 26, 2017 - 7DAYS EuroCup, Top 16 Round 4 MVP: Alexey Shved, Khimki Moscow Region Round
4 of the 7DAYS EuroCup produced the first three qualifiers for the
quarterfinals - Lokomotiv Kuban, FC Bayern Munich and Valencia Basket -
and got a few others closer to their goal. One of these teams was
Khimki Moscow Region, whose Alexey Shved earned weekly MVP honors. Read
January 26, 2017 - Barca's Renfroe, six to eight weeks out As
announced by the club on Wednesday evening, FC Barcelona Lassa guard
Alex Renfroe will miss the next six to eight weeks of action due to an
injury to his left calf, suffered during the Round 19 Turkish Airlines
EuroLeague game against Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens. Read more here.
January 26, 2017 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season, Round 20 A
double-header week of action continues on Thursday, with Panathinaikos
Superfoods Athens travelling to the electric atmosphere of Belgrade to
face Crvena Zvezda. On Friday, reigning champ CSKA Moscow will defend
its home court against dangerous Anadolu Efes Istanbul. Read more here.
January 26, 2017 - Regular Season Round 19 MVP: Ioannis Bourousis, Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens All-EuroLeague
center Ioannis Bourousis made his first start in more than two months
on Tuesday for Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens and made it one to
remember by earning MVP honors for Round 19 of the Turkish Airlines
EuroLeague Regular Season. Read more here.
January 26, 2017 - Anadolu Efes completes vital sweep of Darussafaka Anadolu
Efes Istanbul moved within one victory of the playoff zone and claimed
a vital tiebreaker too with a 93-81 victory over city rival Darussafaka
Dogus in the latest Istanbul derby at Abdi Ipekci Arena. Efes sits in
ninth place at 9-10, which is one win less than eighth-placed
Darussafaka. Read more here.
January 26, 2017 - Llull's late heroics lead Madrid past Bamberg In
a thriller that came went down to the final shot, Real Madrid grabbed
its fourth consecutive win to move atop the standings by edging Brose
Bamberg 89-91. Madrid improved to 14-5 to match CSKA Moscow for first
place, while Bamberg lost another heartbreaker to drop to 7-12. Read
January 26, 2017 - Big fourth quarter lifts EA7 Milan to victory over Olympiacos EA7
Emporio Armani Milan used an inspiring fourth quarter to pull away to a
resounding 99-83 win over visiting Olympiacos Piraeus on Wednesday
night. Its second consecutive win improved Milan to 6-13, while
Olympiacos dropped to 13-6 and the third place in the standings. Read
January 26, 2017 - Shved explodes for 32 as Khimki edges Ulm Khimki
Moscow Region edged ratiopharm Ulm 85-84 on Wednesday to move within a
victory of a spot in the quarterfinals. Khimki improved to 3-1 and sits
second in Group F, while Ulm remained winless through four Top 16
games. Read more here.
January 26, 2017 - Cedevita marches over ALBA for premier Top 16 win Cedevita
Zagreb led from start to finish to keep its chances of advancing to the
next stage of the 7DAYS EuroCup alive with 99-83 win over visiting ALBA
Berlin. It was first win in the Top 16 for Cedevita, as both teams now
hold 1-3 records in Group H, but ALBA holds a tie-break advantage. Read
January 26, 2017 - Valencia routs Unicaja to win Group H Undefeated
Valencia Basket clinched first place in Group H and with it home-court
advantage in the quarterfinals by routing fellow Spanish side Unicaja
Malaga 86-62 on Wednesday night. Valencia improved to 4-0, while
Unicaja dropped to 2-2 and second place in Group H. Read more here.
January 25, 2017 - Fenerbahce holds off Unics to win in Kazan Fenerbahce
Istanbul held off Unics Kazan for an 81-86 road win on Tuesday at
Basket Hall. With the win, Fenerbahce improved to 5-5 on the road and
12-7 overall, while dropping Unics to 7-12. Luigi Datome paved the way
with 18 points on near-perfect shooting. Read more here.
January 25, 2017 - Galatasaray blows away Maccabi in record fashion Galatasaray
Odeabank Istanbul ended its historical five-game winless stint against
Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv in emphatic fashion on Tuesday by pulling away to
a 102-63 victory at home in Abdi Ipekci Arena. The result leaves both
teams with 6-13 records. Read more here.
January 25, 2017 - Zalgiris takes historic home win against CSKA Zalgiris
Kaunas sent a message that echoed all around the competition by downing
reigning Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champion CSKA Moscow 79-74 at
Zalgirio Arena on Tuesday. Zalgiris improved to 7-12 in the standings,
while CSKA dropped to 14-5. Read more here.
January 25, 2017 - Panathinaikos holds on in a battle of EuroLeague giants In
a battle of EuroLeague powerhouses that lived up to the expectations,
Panathinaikos held off FC Barcelona Lassa 71-65 on Tuesday night.
Panathinaikos improved to 11-8, while Barcelona lost its seventh
consecutive road game and dropped to 8-11 for the season. Read more here.
January 25, 2017 - Simonovic leads Zvezda to rare road win in Vitoria Crvena
Zvezda mts Telekom Belgrade grabbed its sixth consecutive win – a new
club record in the competition – by downing Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz
69-87 on the road on Tuesday. Both teams now have 11-8 records in the
standings, deep into playoffs territory. Read more here.
January 25, 2017 - Bayern gets Zirbes on loan from Maccabi FC
Bayern Munich bolstered its frontline with center Maik Zirbes, who
arrives on loan from Turkish Airlines EuroLeague side Maccabi FOX Tel
Aviv. Zirbes who hails from Germany, averaged 8.1 points and 3 rebounds
over 15 EuroLeague games for Maccabi this season. Read more here.
January 25, 2017 - Stefan Bircevic suspended Partizan
NIS player Stefan Bircevic will not be allowed to appear for his team
on the court in forthcoming game in the 20th round of the ABA League.
Bircevic suspended due to improper behaviour towards the opposite
team's coach before the end of the 19th round game against FMP. Read
January 24, 2017 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season, Round 19 The
latest double-week of fixtures sees Round 18 take place on Tuesday and
Wednesday, including one team travelling to face its former
long-serving coach and a must-win local derby in the race for playoff
positions. Read more here.
January 24, 2017 - 7Days Eurocup Top 16 Round 4: The second leg begins! The
first teams into the EuroCup quarterfinals could come as soon as this
week. Lokomotiv Kuban, FC Bayern and Valencia Basket simply need to win
to go through. There is so much to play for, including potential
tiebreakers, as all 8 games are essentially return legs from Top 16
Round 3. Read more here.
January 24, 2017 - Baskonia's Shengelia out for a month Baskonia
Vitoria Gasteiz announced Monday that its third-best scorer, Tornike
Shengelia, will be out of action for approximately four weeks with
injury. Shengelia has been putting up 11.7 points and 3.8 rebounds in
21 minutes on average over 15 Euroleague games this season. Read more here.
January 24, 2017 - UCAM releases Quintana, hires Katsikaris UCAM
Murcia announced that it has replaced head Oscar Quintana with his
predecessor, Fotis Katsikaris. Quintana, 49, had previously coached
UCAM and re-joined the team last summer, replacing Katsikaris, who led
the club to its first-ever qualification for European competition. Read
January 23, 2017 - ABA league Round 19 MVP: Antabia Waller, Mornar We
have the MVP of the 19th round of the season and it is Mornar’s guard
Antabia Waller, for the first time this season. Waller dominated the
court of Topolica Sports Hall during the game against Budućnost VOLI.
Read more here.
January 23, 2017 - Barcelona brings back Diagne from loan FC
Barcelona Lassa announced Sunday that big man Moussa Diagne will return
to the club from his loan to 7DAYS EuroCup team Montakit Fuenlabrada.
Diagne (2.11 meters, 22 years old) appeared briefly in two Turkish
Airlines EuroLeague games last season for Barcelona. Read more here.
January 23, 2017 - Jerusalem reunites with power forward Randle Hapoel
Bank Yahav Jerusalem has signed power forward Brian Randle for the
remainder of the season. Randle (2.03 meters, 31 years old) returns to
the Israeli capital, where he played two seasons from 2010 through
2012. He has spent most of his professional career in Israel. Read more
January 23, 2017 - Krka escapes crisis with a magnificent win over Cedevita Krka
have beaten their nearby neighbours Cedevita for the second time this
season and have ended their nine-games long winless streak, while
escaping the very bottom of the standings. Cedevita have lost after
three straight wins and with 13 wins their Playoffs status is still not
secured. Read more here.
January 23, 2017 - Mega Leks score valuable home win against Zadar Mega
Leks simply dominated the match against Zadar from the first to the
last minute and scored a well-deserved win. Radosav Spasojevic led the
winners with 16 points, 5 rebounds while his overall index rating was
27. Read more here.
January 23, 2017 - Mornar victorious in local derby in Topolica In
a fantastic game in Bar, Mornar have come out on top in the local derby
against Buducnost VOLI and they did it deservedly, after being in front
throughout the game. Antabia Waller finished the game with 33 points, 3
steals, 2 assists, 1 rebound and a game-high valuation of 34! Read more
January 22, 2017 - Barcelona loses guard Oleson for five weeks FC
Barcelona Lassa suffered yet another in line of many injury blows this
season, after learning that veteran guard Brad Oleson is expected to
miss five weeks with an ankle injury. Oleson suffered a sprained ankle
during Barcelona’s Round 18 win over Anadolu Efes Istanbul. Read more here.
January 22, 2017 - Another big win for Olimpija, the Dragons triumphed in Zagreb Union
Olimpija returned from a double-digit deficit in the 2nd half and
scored a valuable road win against Cibona. Brandon Jefferson was once
again the match winner for the Dragons. Devin Oliver. He finished the
game with 15 points and 11 rebounds, while his overall index rating was
24. Read more here.
January 22, 2017 - Partizan dominated the court and returned to winning track In
the local derby game, Partizan NIS cruised to victory in the game
against FMP at home in Aleksandar Nikolic Sports Hall, Belgrade. The
black and white needed only a half to get their job done and seal the
victory. Branislav Ratkovica had 21 points, 3 assists. Read more here.
January 22, 2017 - Crvena zvezda mts stormed through Laktasi The
red & white winning streak is still in progress! Crvena zvezda mts
outplayed Igokea on the road and wrote down their 19th consecutive win
in the 2016-17 ABA League season. Marko Simonovic finished this match
with 22 points and 5 rebounds. Read more here.
January 21, 2017 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season Round 18 MVP: Nando De Colo, CSKA Moscow The
reigning MVP of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Nando De Colo of CSKA
Moscow, did two things for the third time this season in his team's
85-64 dismantling of Brose Bamberg; he missed a free throw and claimed
the top individual honor for the round. Read more here.
January 21, 2017 - Darussafaka owns fourth quarter to stop Unics In
a game of swings in the scoreboard, Darussafaka Dogus had the last and
most important run to see off visiting Unics Kazan 71-64 on Friday.
Darussafaka boosted its record to 10-8, the same as Panathinaikos
Superfoods Athens and Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade, good for eighth
place. Read more here.
January 21, 2017 - Thompkins shoots Madrid to Game of the Week win in Lithuania Trey
Thompkins hit 3 consecutive three-pointers as part of a 0-14 run to
open the fourth quarter that broke open a tie game and propelled Real
Madrid to a 59-74 victory over Zalgiris Kaunas at Zalgirio Arena in the
Round 18 Game of the Week. Read more here.
January 21, 2017 - Olympiacos crushes Baskonia for fifth straight home win In
a battle between teams in the top third of the Turkish Airlines
EuroLeague standings, Olympiacos Piraeus recorded its fifth consecutive
home win by routing Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz 92-62 on Friday.
Olympiacos remained one win behind reigning champion CSKA Moscow for
first place. Read more here.
January 21, 2017 - Drama in Skopje, Karpos Sokoli prevail over MZT Skopje Aerodrom Karpos
Sokoli defeated MZT Skopje Aerodrom after a dramatic match in Skopje!
The home side scored two crucial three-pointers in final two minutes
and prevailed over their city rivals. Bojan Trajkovski led winners
with17 points and collecting 12 rebounds. His overall index rating was
26. Read more here.
January 21, 2017 - Jermaine Anderson joins Mornar Mornar
completed another transfer. The club from Bar agreed all terms with
Jermaine Anderson, a point guard who is well familiar with playing in
regional league. He has played for many European teams during his
basketball career, including Cedevita, Cibona and Buducnost. Read more here.
January 20, 2017 - Another Great Britain internatinal at MZT At
the end of the transfer period in the ABA League, MZT Skopje have
agreed on cooperation with another player that will strengthen the
competition for a spot on the team and that would help the squad to
avoid being relegated from the regional competition, Devon Van Oostrum.
Read more here.
January 20, 2017 - UCAM Murcia brings in Kevin Tumba UCAM
Murcia announced on Friday morning the addition of big man Kevin Tumba
until the end of the season, with an option for another year. Tumba
(2.06 meters, 25 years old) played with Spirou Charleroi last season in
the 7DAYS EuroCup, averaging 8.6 points. Read more here.
January 20, 2017 - Jamont Gordon is a new player of Partizan NIS After
successfully passing the medical tests, 29-year old American guard
Jamont Gordon signed a contract with Partizan NIS until the end of the
season. Gordon played for several famous teams such are Fortitudo
Bologna, Cibona, CSKA Moscow and Galatasaray. Read more here.
January 20, 2017 - Prague’s Petrovic continues to shine, headlines Week 9 Top Performers Sonja
Petrovic filled up the stat sheet in ZVVZ USK Prague's 90-70 win at
Wisla Can-Pack to earn Top Performer honors for the fifth time this
season. The 27-year-old collected 27 points, 12 rebounds and 3 assists
to finish with a week-high efficiency rating of 32. Read more here.
January 20, 2017 - Good Angels Kosice rise up to write the Round of 16 headline Good
Angels Kosice thrust one foot into the next phase of EuroCup Women
after producing the result of this week's Round of 16 action with a
sparkling first leg win against the previously perfect Flammes Carolo
Basket. Read more here.
January 20, 2017 - ABA league Regular Season, Round 19 Crvena
zvezda mts continues its domination in Regular Season in ABA league.
They also continues winning streak in Turkish Airlines Euroleague and
it will be really interesting to see if anyone in ABA league will be
able to defeat Red and whites. Read more here.
January 20, 2017 - CSKA's defense clamps down 85-64 home win against Bamberg Missing
two of its top three scorers, CSKA Moscow put on a command performance
anyway to take a 85-64 home win over visiting Brose Bamberg on
Thursday. CSKA remains atop the standings with a 14-4 record, while
Bamberg lost its second in a row and sits 7-11. Read more here.
January 20, 2017 - Datome, Vesely lead Fenerbahce past Panathinaikos In
a battle of Turkish Airlines EuroLeague giants, Fenerbahce Istanbul
defeated Panathinaikos Athens 84-63 at home on Thursday. Both teams now
have a 11-7 records in the EuroLeague Regular Season standings. Read
January 20, 2017 - Jovic leads late Crvena Zvezda surge to win in Tel Aviv Crvena
Zvezda mts Belgrade scored the game’s final 9 points to snag a 67-71
victory over Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv at Menorah Mivtachim Arena on
Thursday. The Serbian champs extended their winning streak to five
straight games to improve to 10-8 and a share of sixth place. Read more
January 20, 2017 - Milan breaks losing streak with late rally EA7
Milan ended the longest losing streak in the Turkish Airlines
EuroLeague this season when it came behind in the closing minutes to
win 92-87 over visiting Galatasaray. Milan lost all of a 16-point
second-quarter lead and trailed 73-76 with 5 minutes left after a 0-9
run by Galatasaray. Read more here.
January 20, 2017 - Koponen, Faverani help Barcelona over Efes In
a thriller, FC Barcelona Lassa bounced back from recent losses by
downing Anadolu Efes Istanbul 89-78 at Palau Blaugrana on Thursday.
Barcelona and Efes now have the same record in the Turkish Airlines
EuroLeague Regular Season - eight wins and 10 losses, each. Read more here.
January 20, 2017 - Cedomir Vitkovac signs with Mornar It
is official. Mornar will be stronger for Cedomir Vitkovac in the rest
of the 2016-17 season. Vitkovac (34 years, 201 cm) spent the previous
season in Partizan NIS, while he started this one as a player of
Napredak Krusevac where he averaged 12,5 points and 7,5 rebounds. Read
January 20, 2017 - Predrag Samardziski returns to Mega Leks Predrag
Samardziski will play for Mega Leks in the rest of the 2016-17
campaign. Experienced center has therefore returned to the club for
which he played in one part of the previous season. Predrag Samardziski
(30 years, 214 cm) started his basketball career in Partizan. Read more
January 19, 2017 - All to play for after Round of 16 openers EuroCup
Women Round of 16 tipped off with a quartet of hard fought games, with
all 8 clubs involved on Wednesday still firmly in contention heading
into the second legs. Wasserburg looked like they might inflict a first
defeat of the campaign on Girona, but were eventually outpaced 66-62.
Read more here.
January 19, 2017 - Impressive night for French teams as trio picks up wins It
was a great night for teams from France as Bourges Basket, BLMA and
ESBVA-LM all picked up victories on Wednesday. Bourges moved up into
third place in Group A after coming from behind to record their third
straight win. Read more here.
January 19, 2017 - 7DAYS EuroCup, Top 16 Round 3 MVP: David Logan, Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius The
7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 is through its first half with teams that stayed
alive thanks to first wins in the phase. One of them was Lietuvos Rytas
Vilnius, led by David Logan, whose 38 performance index rating earned
him weekly MVP honors. Read more here.
January 19, 2017 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season, Round 18 Round
18 of the Regular Season provides a series of must-win match-ups in the
race for the playoffs, including a legendary coach facing his former
team and a big battle between the two teams currently placed third and
fourth in the standings. Read more here.
January 19, 2017 - Lokomotiv takes off early, downs Fuenlabrada at home Lokomotiv
Kuban Krasnodar remained undefeated in Group E by downing Montakit
Fuenlabrada 86-61 at home on Wednesday. Lokomotiv improved to 3-0,
while Fuenlabrada dropped to 1-2. Matt Janning led the winners with 25
points on 6-of-6 two-point shooting and 4-of-7 from downtown. Read more
January 19, 2017 - Bayern remains atop Group F after beating Lietkabelis FC
Bayern Munich reached the midway point of the Top 16 with a perfect
record by beating Lietkabelis Panevezys 85-69 on Wednesday at Audi
Dome. While the result lifted Bayern it 3-0, it dropped Lietkabelis to
1-2 and third place in the group. Read more here.
January 19, 2017 - Khimki pulls out road win in Ulm Khimki
Moscow Region got back to its winning ways by edging ratiopharm Ulm on
the road 90-95 on Wednesday night. Khimki improved to 2-1 record in
Group F, while Ulm remains winless with a 0-3 record. Alexey Shved
netted 28 points on 6-of-15 three-point shooting to lead the winners.
Read more here.
January 19, 2017 - ALBA overcomes Cedevita behind 14 three-pointers ALBA
Berlin overcame a double-digit deficit and tied a club-record by
hitting 14 three-pointers in a 93-76 home win over visiting Cedevita
Zagreb in the German capital on Wednesday night. It was the first Top
16 win for ALBA, which improved to 1-2 in Group H. Read more here.
January 19, 2017 - Baskonia lands Laprovittola at point guard Baskonia
Vitoria Gasteiz announced the addition of point guard Nicolas
Laprovittola until the end of the season. Laprovittola (1,93 meters, 26
years old) arrives from the San Antonio Spurs of the NBA, where he
played 18 games this season, averaging 3.3 points and 1.6 assists. Read
January 18, 2017 - EuroLeague Women Week 9 Preview There
are six EuroLeague Women games scheduled for Wednesday, with two clubs
entering Week 9 still in pursuit of a first win of the campaign. CCC
Polkowice will welcome Tango Bourges Basket as they try to bounce back
from last week's setback in Sopron. Read more here.
January 18, 2017 - EuroCup Women Round 16 Preview The
play button is pressed once more in EuroCup Women on Wednesday as the
Round of 16 gets underway with a quartet of first leg games to enjoy.
For Virtus Eirene Ragusa and Basketball Nymburk, there will be a
familiar feel to their tie as they will lock horns again. Read more here.
January 18, 2017 - Gran Canaria holds off late Murcia charge Herbalife
Gran Canaria Las Palmas survived a late UCAM Murcia surge to snatch a
94-85 victory on Tuesday. The win was its first of the Top 16 to rise
to 1-2 in Group E, which matches Murcia. Kyle Kuric was 4 for 4 from
downtown for 18 points to lead Gran Canaria. Read more here.
January 18, 2017 - Logan leads Lietuvos Rytas’s rout of Nizhny David
Logan had one of the best games of his EuroCup career to lead Lietuvos
Rytas Vilnius to a convincing 63-97 victory over Nizhny Novgorod. Logan
scored 30 points on 5-of-10 three-point shooting and added 6 assists
and 3 steals for a career-best performance rating of 38. Read more here.
January 17, 2017 - Slovak Cup Joy for Piestanske Cajky Piestanske
Cajky are celebrating a famous Slovak Cup success after upsetting
favorites and EuroCup Women Round of 16 side Good Angels Kosice to take
the silverware. Monique Oliver helped to take down Kosice after scoring
19 points against the powerhouse. Read more here.
January 17, 2017 - 7Days Eurocup Top 16, Round 3 Round
3 of the EuroCup Top 16 starts with a pair of Tuesday encounters to
begin the first of the middle-two rounds of the six-game stage. All the
visiting teams in Round 3 will host same opponents next week, so this
is where the serious battles for playoff implications take place. Read
January 16, 2017 - ABA league Round 18 MVP: Luka Babic, Cedevita We
have the MVP of the 18th round of the season and it is Cedevita forward
Luka Babic, for the second time this season. Babic dominated the court
of Dom sportova during the game against Mega Leks. He achieved 27
points, 9 assists, 6 rebounds and overall valuation of 34. Read more here.
January 16, 2017 - Unicaja gets All-EuroCup center Omic Unicaja
Malaga fortified its frontcourt with the arrival of All-Eurocup center
Alen Omic for the remainder of the season. Omic arrives on loan from
Anadolu Efes Istanbul, where he averaged 2.9 points and 1.5 rebounds in
17 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague games this season. Read more here.
January 16, 2017 - Anadolu Efes brings in big man Kirk Anadolu
Efes Istanbul bolstered its frontcourt by inking center Alex Kirk for
the remainder of the season, the club announced Monday. Kirk (2.11
meters, 25 years old) arrives from Guangzhou Securities, where he
averaged 17.7 points and 10.1 rebounds in 7 Chinese League games this
season. Read more here.
January 16, 2017 - Ershov touched to be ANGT Kaunas MVP Aleksandr
Ershov etched his place in the annals of EUROLEAGUE BASKETBALL ADIDAS
NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT history by being named the MVP of the ANGT
Kaunas, an honor that the U18 CSKA Moscow talent describes as very
touching. Read more here.
January 16, 2017 - Barcelona adds muscle with Faverani In
a move to add frontcourt depth for the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague
playoffs race, FC Barcelona Lassa has announced the signing of
experienced center Vitor Faverani for the rest of the season. Faverani
(2.13 meters, 28 years old) arrives from UCAM Murcia. Read more here.
January 16, 2017 - FMP keep their perfect score in 2017 after beating Mornar FMP
really could not have wished for a better start of the new year. The
Panthers scored their 3rd win in a row in 2017 and made another huge
step away from the relegation zone. On the other side, Mornar remain
winless in away matches. Read more here.
January 16, 2017 - Olimpija ended Partizan NIS’ winning streak With
a phenomenal game ending, Olimpija Ljubljana have beaten Partizan NIS,
led by their former head coach Aleksandar Dzikic at home in Tivoli Hall
in Ljubljana and ended the 8-games long winning streak by the black and
white squad. Read more here.
January 16, 2017 - Red & white winning streak continues, Zvezda too strong for Krka Another
one for the the reigning champions. Crvena zvezda mts defeated Krka at
home court for their 18th win in a row in ABA League. Nemanja Dangubic
was the MVP of the match with 13 points, 8 rebounds and with the
overall index rating of 21. Read more here.
January 16, 2017 - Cedevita in a winning streak – three in a row Cedevita
have found themselves in the middle of the winning streak again –
Veljko Mrsic and his lads now have three wins in a row after tonight’s
win against Mega Leks at home in Dom sportova. Luka Babic finished the
game with 27 points, 9 assists, 6 rebounds and a valuation of 34! Read
January 15, 2017 - Zalgiris wins fourth straight ANGT Kaunas title The
host team U18 Zalgiris Kaunas has defeated U18 CFBB Paris 57-62 at the
Zalgirio Arena on Saturday, lifting its fourth consecutive ADIDAS NEXT
GENERATION TOURNAMENT Kaunas crown. It is fifth Kaunas tournament title
for Zalgiris. Read more here.
January 15, 2017 - Buducnost add another win to their overall score Everything
was over in just 10 minutes. Buducnost VOLI made the double-digit lead
in the 1st quarter against Igokea and stayed in front until the end of
the match. Marcus Williams was simply incredible in the 1st half of
this match. He scored 15 points and dished couple of amazing assists.
Read more here.
January 15, 2017 - Karpos Sokoli continue their home court winning streak Karpos
Sokoli are continuing to dominate at the home court, as they have
pulled away from Cibona late in the game in the 18th round and
celebrated their sixth win of the season. Kendrick Perry led winners
with 20 points, 6 assists, 5 rebounds, 4 steals, a block and a
valuation of 28. Read more here.
January 14, 2017 - Sopron backcourt duo leads Week 8 Top Performers Yvonne
Turner delivered a red-hot performance on Wednesday night to get Uniqa
Sopron back on the winning track in EuroLeague Women Group B. Having
suffered two defeats in a row, Sopron hosted Polkowice and could rely
on their backcourt to guide them to a 76-64 win. Read more here.
January 14, 2017 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season Round 17 MVP: Luka Doncic, Real Madrid The
amazing breakout season for teenage sensation Luka Doncic of Real
Madrid continued Friday as he came within 2 assists of a triple-double
in leading Los Blancos to a tough 80-75 home victory over Maccabi FOX.
He earn MVP honors for Round 17 of EuroLeague Regular Season. Read more
January 14, 2017 - Isaiah Austin is officially a new player of FMP It
is official! Talented American center signed a contract with FMP.
Former student of Baylor University arrived in Belgrade last Tuesday
and after that he underwent a series of detailed medical exams, he got
a permission from doctors to play basketball. Read more here.
January 14, 2017 - CSKA snaps losing streak by mauling Milan CSKA
Moscow manhandled EA7 Emporio Armani Milan 101-64 on Friday to snap a
three-game losing streak. The champs improved to 13-4 to remain atop
the standings, while Milan dropped its 10th in a row and now sits alone
in last place at 4-13. Read more here.
January 14, 2017 - Galatasaray snaps losing streak with 87-79 home win over Zalgiris Galatasaray
said goodbye to its four-game losing streak and hello to a promising
new contributor with an 87-79 home win against Zalgiris Kaunas. Coupled
with CSKA Moscow beating EA7 Milan simultaneously, Galatasaray was able
to rise out of last place by improving to a 5-12 record. Read more here.
January 14, 2017 - Panathinaikos works overtime to down Efes Panathinaikos
Athens survived some high drama at the end of the fourth quarter before
rallying to beat Anadolu Efes Istanbul 92-81 in overtime on Friday
night in the Greek capital. Efes won the first meeting against
Panathinaikos in double-overtime earlier this season. Read more here.
January 14, 2017 - Doncic’s near triple-double lifts Madrid over Maccabi In
a European basketball classic, Real Madrid grabbed its third
consecutive win by downing Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv 80-75 in the Spanish
capital on Friday. Madrid improved to 12-5, while Maccabi dropped to
6-11, three wins away from the playoff zone. Read more here.
January 14, 2017 - MZT ended their losing streak after beating Zadar at home MZT
Skopje Aerodrom scored their very 1st win in 2017. The boys from Skopje
defeated Zadar at home and made the race for ABA League survival even
more exciting. Josh Scott had 18 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists and 2
blocks, while his overall index rating was 29. Read more here.
January 14, 2017 - Jurcek signed first professional contract with Olimpija 18-year
old Ziga Jurcek has agreed to sign first professional agreement with
Olimpija Ljubljana. The player and club have agreed on a 3-year
cooperation. He played played for all Slovenia national team youth
categories (U16 and U18). Read more here.
January 13, 2017 - Fenerbahce fortifies frontline through Bennett Turkish
Airlines EuroLeague runner-up Fenerbahce Istanbul added another weapon
to its frontline by signing power forward Anthony Bennett, who is a
former No. 1 overall selection in the NBA Draft. The contract is
through the end of the 2017-18 season. Read more here.
January 13, 2017 - ABA league Regular Season, Round 18 Crvena
zvezda mts continues its domination in ABA league Regular Season with
still perfect 17-0 record. Partizan NIS firmly holds second position
with 14-3, while Cedevita and Buducnost VOLI have 12-5 record. Game of
the Week is clash between Buducnost VOLi and Igokea at Saturday. Read
January 13, 2017 - Mantzaris’s late free throws lift Olympiacos in Barcelona In
a thriller that went down to the wire, Olympiacos Piraeus grabbed its
third straight win by downing FC Barcelona Lassa 67-69. Despite playing
without star guard Vassilis Spanoulis, Olympiacos improved to 12-5 to
rank second in the standings, while Barcelona dropped to 7-10. Read
January 13, 2017 - Darussafaka’s fantastic shooting is too much for Baskonia Darussafaka
recorded the best three-point shooting mark in club history to beat
visiting Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz 98-89. Scottie Wilbekin and Brad
Wanamaker were each 4 for 4 from downtown and Dairis Bertans made 3 of
4 as the team tied a club record with 14 triples. Read more here.
January 13, 2017 - Langford, defense lead Unics past Bamberg Unics
Kazan rallied from a 12-point deficit in the final 15 minutes to beat
Brose Bamberg 63-58 at home on Thursday in Round 17. Both teams now
have a 7-10 records in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season.
Keith Langford led the winners with 27 points. Read more here.
January 13, 2017 - Zvezda sinks Fenerbahce in a thriller for fourth straight win In
an exciting, high-intensity match with a nail-biting finish, Crvena
Zvezda mts Belgrade pulled out 75-73 win over the visiting Fenerbahce
Istanbul in the Serbian capital on Thursday night. With the score tied
at 73-73, Charles Jenkins hit a game-winning long jumper with 12.4
seconds to go. Read more here.
January 13, 2017 - Brandon Fortenberry leaves Igokea Guard
Brandon Fortenberry is no longer a member of Igokea, as the club from
Aleksandrovac has decided to terminate the agreement with the American.
Fortenberry appeared in 15 ABA League games this season and has
averaged 5.5 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.7 assist per contest. Read more
January 12, 2017 - 7DAYS EuroCup, Top 16 Round 2 MVP: Janis Timma, Zenit St Petersburg The
7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 is already in full swing and five teams still
remain undefeated after two rounds. Others got their first win this
week, like Zenit St Petersburg whose Janis Timma stepped up for another
big individual performance that earned him weekly MVP honors. Read more
January 12, 2017 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season Round 17: Teams aim for second-half momentum An
array of big battles will be staged in Round 17 of the Turkish Airlines
EuroLeague Regular Season, including a Game of the Week between a
superpower that is desperate to boost its chances in the race for the
playoffs and another perennial contender with an eye on first place.
Read more here.
January 12, 2017 - Cibona and Sisko terminated their agreement After
a season and a half spent together, the Slovenia U20 national team
member Zan Marko Sisko and Cibona have mutually agreed on a contract
termination. The player will continue his career with Ilirija
Ljubljana, the club from the second division of Slovenian club
basketball. Read more here.
January 12, 2017 - Zadar ink two foreign players, Franke and Georgiev Zadar
will continue the 2016-17 season with two new players in their roster.
Yannick Franke and Aleksandar Yanev Georgiev are officially new members
of the white & blue crew! Franke is Dutch shooting guard (20 years,
194 cm), who signed a two-and-a-half year contract. Read more here.
January 12, 2017 - Lokomotiv sets defensive record in home win over Murcia Lokomotiv
Kuban Krasnodar confirmed its good form the 7DAYS EuroCup by downing
UCAM Murcia 70-60 at home on Wednesday. Lokomotiv improved to 2-0 in
Top 16 Group E, while UCAM dropped to 1-1. Kevin Jones led the winners
with 15 points and 9 rebounds. Read more here.
January 12, 2017 - Jerusalem routs Nizhny to move atop Group G Hapoel
Bank Yahav Jerusalem rolled past Nizhny Novgorod 98-76 on Wednesday at
Pais Arena in the Israeli capital. After falling behind 2-11, the hosts
took control of the game to lead by 11 at halftime and as many as 26 in
the fourth quarter. Read more here.
January 12, 2017 - Bayern downs Khimki, goes atop Group F FC
Bayern Munich used a big third quarter en route to a resounding 90-74
win over visiting Khimki Moscow Region on Wednesday night at the Audi
Dome. Bayern improved to 2-0 in Group F for sole possession of first
place, while Khimki dropped to 1-1 and a share of second. Read more here.
January 12, 2017 - Valencia holds off late ALBA rally In
a thrilling game that went down to the wire, Valencia Basket left no
doubt about its power in Top 16 Group H by downing ALBA Berlin 85-80 at
home on Wednesday. Valencia climbed to 2-0 in Group H, while ALBA
dropped to 0-2. Bojan Dubljevic led the winners with 15 points. Read
January 11, 2017 - EuroLeague Women Preview, Week 8 We
have now passed the halfway turn of the EuroLeague Women Regular Season
as we look at six games scheduled for Wednesday and the start of Week
8. One of the stories from last week was Beretta Famila Schio just
being pipped 74-73 by ZVVZ USK Prague in a classic. Read more here.
January 11, 2017 - ABA league Round 17 MVP: Filip Covic, FMP We
have the MVP of the 17th round of the season and he comes from FMP. It
is the point guard Filip Covic, for the first time this season. Covic
dominated the court of Laktasi Sports Hall during the game against
Igokea. Read more here.
January 11, 2017 - FMP wins over Igokea on the road FMP,
led by excellent Filip Covic, have demonstrated a breathtaking 3-point
shooting night on the road in Laktasi against Igokea and grabbed an
important win in their battle to avoid the bottom of the standings.
Read more here.
January 11, 2017 - Fuenlabrada suffocates Gran Canaria attack for big win Montakit
Fuenlabrada held the 7DAYS EuroCup’s top offense to just 23 second-half
points in defeating Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas 85-75 on Tuesday
in Group E. The result gave Fuenlabrada its first Top 16 win, while
Gran Canaria fell to 0-2. Read more here.
January 11, 2017 - Partizan NIS victorious in Charleroi Partizan
NIS have scored an important road win in Charleroi, Belgium, where they
were better than Proximus Spirou with the final score 65:63. This is
the 8th win of the season in the Basketball Champions League for the
black and white in the opening 12 rounds of the regular season. Read
January 10, 2017 - 7Days Eurocup Top 16 Round 2: First place and first victories up for grabs The
quest for early momentum in the short, six-game Top 16 continues into
Round 2 with first-place battles in three groups where winless teams
also play each other, thus guaranteeing some new teams in the win
column, too. Read more here.
January 10, 2017 - Pablo Prigioni announces retirement Baskonia
guard Pablo Prigioni, who returned to the club last month, has
announced his retirement from basketball. The decorated guard made the
announcement via Twitter. Prigioni, 39, managed to appear in three
Turkish Airlines EuroLeague games in this, his third stint with the
club. Read more here.
January 10, 2017 - Crvena zvezda keep their perfect score in ABA League Mega
Leks and Crvena zvezda mts played another super dramatic game in
Sremska Mitrovica. And once again, the red & white crew prevailed
at the end. Stefan Jovic and Ognjen Kuzmic had a great cooperation
today. Jovic finished the match with 10 points & 11 assists. Read
January 9, 2017 - Mornar down Olimpija for their 4th consecutive home win It
is definitely not easy to play in Bar and one more ABA League team has
felt it on its skin. Mornar defeated Olimpija Ljubljana in the 17th
round of the Regular Season. Vukota Pavic had 20 points & 8
rebounds, while Octavius Ellis had 19 points & 8 rebounds. Read
January 9, 2017 - Buducnost keep fighting for Playoffs with second straight win On
the road in Novo mesto, Buducnost VOLI have scored their second win in
a row and they did it against Krka, which did not manage to put an end
to their long-lasting crisis that has now extended to 8 games without a
triumph. Read more here.
January 9, 2017 - Cibona down MZT, fantastic performance of Šakić and Reynolds Cibona
got back on the winning track after beating MZT Skopje Aerodrom in the
17th round of ABA League. Zeljko Sakic and Scott Reynolds were
impressive this evening. MZT Skopje Aerodrom made 13 three-pointers in
this game, which is definitely an impressive number. Read more here.
January 8, 2017 - Zadar could not stop Boatright, Cedevita scored important road win For
the 2nd time in the 2016-17 ABA League season Cedevita have beaten
Zadar. Still, this time the Orange crew had much more difficult job
than in the last match. Ryan Boatright finished with 27 points and 5
assists. His overall index rating was 29. Read more here.
January 8, 2017 - Belgrade celebrates 8th win in a row for Partizan NIS Partizan
NIS have triumphed at home in the 17th round of the season over Karpoš
Sokoli, earned themselves 8th win in a row and strengthened their
position at the second place of the standings. Novica Velickovic
achieved 17 points, 7 rebounds. Read more here.
January 7, 2017 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season Round 16 MVP: Sonny Weems, Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv Sonny
Weems showed fans exactly why Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv brought him to the
club over the summer. Weems starred with an outstanding performance to
lead his side to an important win that earned him MVP honors for Round
16 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season. Read more here.
January 7, 2017 - Madrid stops CSKA 98-85 to tighten race for first In
a thrilling finale to Round 16 between the last two champions, Real
Madrid pulled away late to beat CSKA Moscow 95-85 and reignite the
battle for first place to start 2017 and the second half of the regular
season. Read more here.
January 7, 2017 - Papapetrou's fourth-quarter heroics wins Athens derby for Reds In
an intense and physical Athens derby, Olympiacos Piraeus grabbed its
sixth win in its last seven Turkish Airlines EuroLeague games by
downing archrival Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens 77-69 in front of a
sellout crowd at Peace and Friendship Stadium on Friday. Read more here.
January 7, 2017 - Crvena Zvezda mauls Zalgiris in Kaunas Crvena
Zvezda mts Belgrade cruised to a convincing 61-77 victory over Zalgiris
Kaunas on Friday at Zalgirio Arena. The victory was Zvezda’s third in a
row and boosted the Serbian champs’ record to 8-8 and a tie for seventh
place in the standings. Read more here.
January 7, 2017 - Fenerbahce prevails late against visiting Milan Pushed
to the limit at home, Fenerbahce Istanbul got a big three-pointer in
the final minute from James Nunnally to finally repel last-place EA7
Emporio Armani Milan with an 86-79 decision on Friday. Fenerbahce
improved to 10-6 while Milan lost its ninth straight and is now 4-12.
Read more here.
January 6, 2017 - Baskonia rolls past Unics behind red-hot Beaubois Baskonia
Vitoria Gasteiz routed Unics Kazan 102-70 at Fernando Buesa Arena on
Thursday. Baskonia improved to 11-5 in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague
regular season standings, while Unics dropped to 6-10. Rodrigue
Beaubois led the winners with 29 points in just 19 minutes. Read more here.
January 6, 2017 - Maccabi survives late Darussafaka challenge to snap slide Maccabi
FOX Tel Aviv snapped a six-game losing streak by edging its former head
coach David Blatt and Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul 93-92 on Thursday at
Menora Mivtachim Arena in an eventful contest that was only decided in
the final second. Read more here.
January 6, 2017 - Bamberg soars by 20 over Barcelona Brose
Bamberg continued its climb from the bottom of the standings by holding
firm at home for an 85-65 victory over FC Barcelona Lassa. Both teams
now have 7-9 records now, but Bamberg has a tie-break advantage between
them because Barcelona won their first game by just 4 points. Read more
January 6, 2017 - Efes uses balanced attack to win in derby In
the Istanbul derby, Anadolu Efes got back to its winning ways by
downing Galatasaray Odeabank 84-73 on Thursday at Abdi Ipekci Arena,
which both teams call their home. It was the second Efes win in two
weeks over the same rival, which improved the team to 8-8. Read more here.
January 6, 2017 - Luka Zoric signed with Cibona New
player has arrived to Cibona – it is 32-year old Zadar-born big man
Luka Zoric, that will fill the gap under the rim after the departure of
Ante Zizic. The last club where Zoric has played has been Real Betis
Energía Plus, while he used to play for many European powerhouses
before. Read more here.
January 6, 2017 - Milisavljevic moved to Dynamic Now
former Mega Leks guard Milos Milisavljevic will continue his career at
KK Dynamic of Belgade. Milisavljevic joined Mega during the summer
break and appeared in 8 games in total in the ABA League. Milisavljevic
averaged 3 points and 1.2 rebounds in the ABA League this season. Read
January 5, 2017 - 7DAYS EuroCup, Top 16 Round 1 MVP: DeAndre Kane, Nizhny Novgorod The
new year started on a high note with the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 opening
round. Eight exciting duels across the continent berought the first
wins of this decisive phase and when the dust settled, DeAndre Kane of
Nizhny Novgorod emerged as weekly MVP. Read more here.
January 5, 2017 - Maria Vadeeva shines; Prague leave it late Dynamo
Kursk continued where they left off in 2016 in EuroLeague Women action
after making it seven wins from seven in the competition. Maria Vadeeva
went 11-of-11 from the field for her 22 points and also added 6
rebounds and 5 assists in a convincing 90-55 win against Uni Gyor. Read
January 5, 2017 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season, Round 16: New year ushers in second leg of 15 games! The
second half of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season tips off
with a series of riveting match-ups, including two local derbies and a
big battle between the last two champions. The action starts on
Thursday with an all-Istanbul duel between host Anadolu Efes and
Galatasaray. Read more here.
January 5, 2017 - Valencia outlasts Boatwright, Cedevita in Zagreb In
a thriller that literally came down to the final shot, Valencia Basket
edged Cedevita Zagreb 86-89 in the Croatian capital on Wednesday in
Group H. Bojan Dubljevic led the winners with 17 points, Pierre Oriola
added 15, Romain Sato had 13 and Antoine Diot dished 11 assists for
Valencia. Read more here.
January 5, 2017 - Shved, Boungou-Colo lead Khimki to home win Khimki
Moscow Region started the Top 16 on the right foot by downing
Lietkabelis Panevezys 88-80 at home in Group F on Wednesday. Alexey
Shved led the winners with 21 points, Nobel Boungou-Colo and Robbie
Hummel each added 18 while E.J. Rowland had 10 for Khimki. Read more here.
January 5, 2017 - Unicaja opens Top 16 with win in Berlin Unicaja
Malaga had a winning start to the Top 16 by going on the road to beat
ALBA Berlin 69-77 in Group H on Wednesday. Unicaja took control in the
first quarter and used 4 second-quarter three-pointers to open a
double-digit margin and build a 26-41 halftime lead. Read more here.
January 5, 2017 - Booker stars in Bayern’s road win at Ulm FC
Bayern Munich started the Top 16 in style with a 57-68 road win over
ratiopharm Ulm on Wednesday. Devin Booker posted 19 points, 15 rebounds
and 3 steals and Maxi Kleber added 15 points and 9 rebounds to lead the
winners. Reggie Redding added 10 points. Read more here.
January 5, 2017 - Partizan NIS overpowered Szolnoki Olaj Partizan
NIS celebrate their seventh win in the Basketball Champions League this
season by outscoring Szolnoki Olaj at home court and they are on a 7:4
win/loss ratio now in the European competition. Uros Lukovic was the
top scorer with 14 points, while Stefan Pot added 13. Read more here.
January 5, 2017 - Filip Sepa returns to Karpos Sokoli It
is official. Filip Sepa has become a new player of Karpos Sokoli, after
signing a contract until the end of the season. He actually returns to
the club as he played for Karpos Sokoli in the 2015-16 campaign. Sepa
started the ongoing season in CSU Craiova (Romania). Read more here.
January 4, 2017 - ABA league Round 15 MVP: Luka Mitrovic, Crvena zvezda mts We
have the MVP of the 16th round of the season and fort he second time in
a row, he comes from Crvena zvezda mts. it is the captain Luka
Mitrovic, for the first time this season. Mitrovic dominated the court
of Aleksandar Nikolic Hall in Belgrade during the match against Zadar.
Read more here.
January 4, 2017 - 7Days Eurocup Top 16 Round 1: New groups offer opportunity for all Four
new groups get the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 started on Wednesday with the
first of what is sure to be a competitive six-game phase in which
anything could happen. A pair of former EuroCup champions face off in
Group G, while national derbies are featured in that and two other
groups. Read more here.
January 4, 2017 - Revenge for Cibona over Mornar The
fourth time that they have met this season, Cibona have overpowered the
home side in Bar and got their revenge for a shocking defeat in the
15th round of the ABA League. The final score was 92:81 for Cibona and
Andrija Coric was the top scorer of Cibona with 17 points. Read more here.
January 4, 2017 - FMP score a very valuable home win against Krka FMP
have escaped from the bottom of the table after beating Krka at home
court. Now both teams have the same overall score - 5 wins and 11
defeats. Dragan Apic had the highest index rating (26) in the winning
side as he had 18 points and 8 rebounds. Read more here.
January 3, 2017 - Johannes continues on voyage of discovery As
French young gun Marine Johannes reflects on a breakthrough calendar
year, her exciting journey for both club and country shows no signs of
slowing down in 2017. Switching from Mondeville to Bourges was also a
huge step. Read more here.
January 3, 2017 - Robinson's game-winner gave Igokea the win after -17 in Stozice In
the clash of two teams, battling for sixth place in the standings,
Igokea prevailed over Olimpija Ljubljana on the road in Stozice Arena.
This is the ninth win for Dragan Bajic's squad this season. The
visitors made a major comeback after being behind by 17 points. Read
January 3, 2017 - Crvena zvezda crushed Zadar and extended their winning streak More
than 7,000 fans came to the Aleksandar Nikolić Hall to watch the 1st
match of Crvena zvezda mts in 2017, while the boys in red & white
jerseys prepared them the best possible present - Another victory in
ABA League. Read more here.
January 3, 2017 - Cedevita wins in Skopje and continues chasing Playoffs In
the first ABA League game in 2017, Cedevita have grabbed an important
road win in Jane Sandanski Arena in Skopje against MZT Skopje Aerodrom
which keeps them in the race for the Playoffs. On the other hand, MZT
keep struggling in the battle to avoid the bottom. Read more here.
January 2, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague MVP for December: Nicolo Melli, Brose Bamberg The
EuroLeague's first-ever non-playoff month with six games saw no teams
escape unbeaten, but a couple of them courageously climbed back from
the bottom of the standings into the playoffs race. Nicolo Melli has
been chosen by EuroLeague Basketball as the MVP for December. Read more
January 2, 2017 - Crvena Zvezda inks Deon Thompson Crvena
Zvezda mts Belgrade added depth to its frontcourt with the addition of
forward Deon Thompson until the end of the season, the club announced
on Monday. Thompson (2.03 meters, 28 years old) has spent the first
part of the season with Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul. Read more here.
January 2, 2017 - Jerusalem signs Hairston for rest of season Hapoel
Bank Yahav Jerusalem bolstered its attack with the signing of
high-scoring swingman Malik Hairston for the remainder of the season.
Jerusalem announced the deal Monday after the player spent several days
training with the team over the previous week. Read more here. Check news archive here.