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  News archive January 2018


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January 31, 2018 - UNICS beats ASVEL in OT to stay alive
UNICS Kazan needed overtime to survive a do-or-die battle in Top 16 Group H by edging ASVEL Villeurbanne 77-83 at the Astroballe on Wednesday. UNICS would have been eliminated with a loss, but after this win, it will qualify if it beats Limoges CSP at home next week. Read more here.

January 31, 2018 - Trento holds off Cedevita
In a clash of two already-eliminated teams, Dolomiti Eneriga Trento held on to down Cedevita Zagreb on the road 77-81 on Wednesday night. Trento improved to 2-3 in Group G and will finish third in the standings, while Cedevita remained winless at 0-5. Read more here.

January 31, 2018 - Barthel shines as Bayern routs Fiat to win group
In his first start for FC Bayern Munich since big man Milan Macvan was lost for the season, Danilo Barthel stepped up with a career game to lead his team to a 107-81 victory over Fiat Turin at Audi Dome and a spot in the 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals for the third season in a row. Read more here.

January 31, 2018 - Lokomotiv's fourth-quarter blast clinches first place
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar stormed from behind in the final quarter on Wednesday to defeat visiting Buducnost VOLI Podgorica 77-66 and clinch first place in Top 16 Group G. Both teams had already advanced to the quarterfinals, but Lokomotiv kept its undefeated season going. Read more here.

January 31, 2018 - Darussafaka downs Galatasaray to clinch first place
Darussafaka Istanbul locked up first place in Group E of the Top 16 by downing cross-town rival Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul 77-63 at home on Wednesday. Darussafaka improved to 5-0 in the standings and thus secured home-court advantage for the quarterfinals. Read more here.

January 31, 2018 - Zenit uses record night to oust Rytas
Zenit St. Petersburg turned to its offense and set a club-record for points scored in a 7DAYS EuroCup game en route to a valuable 113-100 win over visiting Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius in a Group F clash. Zenit improved to 3-2 in the group and edged ever closer to a quarterfinals berth. Read more here.

January 31, 2018 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 21
Round 21 tips off with a clash of titans between 2016 EuroLeague champion CSKA Moscow and 2015 winner Real Madrid. Two hours later, the 2017 finalists, Olympiacos Piraeus and Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul will duel in Greece. Read more here.

January 31, 2018 - ABA league Round 18 MVP: Vlatko Cancar, Mega Bemax
We have the MVP of the 18th round of the season and it is Mega Bemax forward Vlatko Cancar. Cancar dominated the court in Pinki Sports Hall in the game of his team against MZT Skopje Aerodrom. He achieved 22 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals, 2 blocks and a valuation of 29. Read more here.

January 30, 2018 - Joyce sparks Limoges over Reggio Emilia
Limoges CSP rallied for its first win of the Top 16, an 80-71 come-from-behind victory over Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia. Down 10 in the second quarter, Limoges rallied to trail by only 4 at halftime and Dru Joyce erupted with 15 third-quarter points as the hosts stormed ahead for good. Read more here.

January 30, 2018 - Gran Canaria wins in Berlin to claim quarterfinals berth
Herbalife Gran Canaria booked its ticket for the 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals by knocking off ALBA Berlin 72-75. Marcus Eriksson nailed 5 three-pointers in scoring a team-high 20 points for Gran Canaria while Gal Mekel scored his team’s final 8 points and finished with 12 points. Read more here.

January 30, 2018 - Mega Bemax were just too good for MZT Skopje Aerodrom
These were very good couple of days for Mega Bemax. Their youth team have won the U19 regional championship just recently, while this evening the senior team scored a very valuable win in ABA League. Mega Bemax defeated MZT Skopje Aerodrom in the last match of Round 18. Read more here.

January 29, 2018 - Zvezda beat Partizan and secure their spot in the 2017-18 ABA League Playoffs
This night the red & white part of Belgrade will be celebrating, as their basketball heroes have won another Belgrade derby! Crvena zvezda mts defeated Partizan NIS in Aleksandar Nikolic Hall, and on top of that they booked a ticket for the 2017-18 ABA League Playoffs. Read more here.

January 29, 2018 - 7Days Eurocup Top 16, Round 5
The 2017-18 7DAYS EuroCup reaches its most decisive games in Round 5 of the Top 16 with four more teams hoping to advance this week and just as many hoping to remain alive in the hunt for the quarterfinals. Read more here.

January 29, 2018 - Igokea beat Zadar at home in Laktasi
Igokea will continue the season in the middle of the ABA League standings, as they have achieved their 7th triumph of the season at home in Laktaši by beating Zadar. On the other side, Zadar are losing their hopes of reaching the Playoffs zone. Read more here.

January 29, 2018 - Unicaja's Nedovic out two to three weeks
Unicaja Malaga will be without one of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague's best scorers for at least a couple of games as Nemanja Nedovic nurses an injury, the club announced. Nedovic, 26, suffered a second-degree right ankle sprain in a domestic game over the weekend. Read more here.

January 29, 2018 - FCB Lassa brings back scoring ace Jackson
FC Barcelona Lassa added firepower to its roster by signing shooting guard Edwin Jackson for the remainder of the season, the club announced Monday. Jackson (1.90 meters, 28 years old) arrives from Guangdong Southern Tigers, where he averaged 15.8 points. Read more here.

January 29, 2018 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague MVP for January: Nando De Colo, CSKA Moscow
In January, Nando De Colo of CSKA Moscow authored another amazing month in what is becoming one of the finest careers of any player in the history of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague. With De Colo setting the pace, CSKA extended its lead atop the regular season standings to two victories. Read more here.

January 28, 2018 - FMP win the thriller in Zagreb
We had another spectacular game here in our competition in which FMP defeated Cibona in overtime! Therefore, the Panthers have stayed in the race for the Playoffs, while on the other side, Cibona have suffered their 5th consecutive defeat in the regular season. Read more here.

January 28, 2018 - Huge scalp for Mornar – Buducnost beaten in Bar
Mornar keep marching towards the ABA League Playoffs, after they have beaten Buducnost VOLI at home court. The hosts have been in front for the majority of the game, but have managed to crack the resistance of the Podgorica side no earlier than in the final quarter. Read more here.

January 28, 2018 - Mega Bemax have won the 1st ever U19 ABA League Championship
Mega Bemax have become the champions of the 1st ever U19 ABA League Championship after beating Crvena zvezda mts in the final match! The boys from Sremska Mitrovica were chasing the lead of their rivals for the most part of the 1st half. Read more here.

January 27, 2018 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 20 MVP: Brad Wanamaker, Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul
Reigning champions Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul hold the longest current winning streak in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, at five games, and their playmaker Brad Wanamaker has once again been at the center of a big victory. Read more here.

January 27, 2018 - Valencia loses Van Rossom to fractured vertebrae
Valencia Basket guard Sam Van Rossom will be out for the foreseeable future – more than one month, at the minimum – with fractured vertebrae he suffered in his team’s home win over Khimki on Friday, the club announced on Saturday. Read more here.

January 27, 2018 - Petrol Olimpija have beaten Cedevita in Tivoli
Petrol Olimpija have ended their winless streak, which lasted for 7 games in the ABA League by coming up with a huge upset and a victory against Cedevita at home court in Tivoli Sports Hall, Ljubljana. For the green and white this is the sixth win of the season. Read more here.

January 26, 2018 - Valencia fights off Khimki’s challenge
In a highly entertaining game that went down to the wire, Valencia Basket held off the visiting Khimki Moscow Region 85-83 on Friday to register its fourth win in the last six games. Valencia improved to 7-13 record on the season, while Khimki dropped to 11-9. Read more here.

January 26, 2018 - Maccabi scores 111, wins in Milan
Maccabi won the highest-scoring EuroLeague game in more than five years by topping host Milan 102-111 on Friday. Maccabi improved to 11-9 in the standings, tying Khimki for seventh place, while Milan dropped to 6-14. Read more here.

January 26, 2018 - Ennis inspires Zvezda to comeback win over Olympiacos
Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade shook off a three-game losing streak and the ejection of their head coach to take a life-extending 89-78 over visiting Olympiacos Piraeus on Friday. The winners raised their record to 8-12 and a tie for 10th place, while Olympiacos dropped to 13-7. Read more here.

January 26, 2018 - Melli gets birthday wish as Fenerbahce outlasts Barcelona
Fenerbahce withstood a determined effort from visiting FC Barcelona Lassa to secure an exciting 84-82 victory, improving to 14-6 and taking exclusive hold of second place. Brad Wanamaker combined 24 points with 7 assists, and Nicolo Melli 23 points on 8-of-9 two-point shooting. Read more here.

January 26, 2018 - De Colo leads CSKA past Bamberg
CSKA Moscow registered its fourth consecutive win in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season by topping Brose Bamberg 81-72 in the Russian capital on Friday. CSKA improved to 16-4 in the standings while Bamberg dropped to 7-13. Read more here.

January 25, 2018 - Calathes carries Greens over Zalgiris on OT buzzer-beater
Nick Calathes beat the buzzer with a layup to lift Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens over Zalgiris Kaunas 94-93 in an overtime thriller at Olympic Sports Center Athens on Thursday night. Calathes finished with 14 points, 8 rebounds and 9 assists for the Greens. Read more here.

January 25, 2018 - Tavares shines, Madrid eases past Efes
Real Madrid got back to its winning ways with a comfortable 87-68 win over visiting Anadolu Efes Istanbul on Thursday night. Madrid improved to 13-7 and at least a tie of fourth place in the standings, while Efes dropped to 5-15 and remains in the last place. Read more here.

January 25, 2018 - Timma's layup lifts Baskonia in Malaga
In a thriller that went down to the wire, Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz edged Unicaja Malaga 82-83 on the road on Thursday. Baskonia improved to 9-11 and sole possession of ninth place in the standings, while Unicaja dropped to 8-12. Janis Timma led the winners with 17 points. Read more here.

January 25, 2018 - Bayern big man Macvan out for season
FC Bayern Munich learned on Thursday that starting power forward Milan Macvan will miss the remainder of the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. Macvan suffered the injury in the third quarter of Wednesday’s victory over Zenit St. Petersburg. Read more here.

January 25, 2018 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 20
January will come to a close with the games of Round 20. Two of the great EuroCup sides will duel when Valencia Basket hosts Khimki Moscow Region. CSKA Moscow will look to continue its home-court dominance of Brose Bamberg when they meet. Read more here.

January 25, 2018 - 7Days EuroCup Top 16, Round 4 MVP: Martynas Echodas, Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius
The fourth round of the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 saw three teams advance to the quarterfinals, while a few others avoided elimination to retain hopes for doing the same. One such survivor was was Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius, for whom Martynas Echodas earned the MVP of the Round honor. Read more here.

January 24, 2018 - Unbeaten Lokomotiv routs Cedevita to clinch quarterfinals ticket
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar clinched a place in the quarterfinals and extended its unbeaten run to 14 games with 60-85 road win at Cedevita Zagreb on Wednesday night. Lokomotiv improved to 4-0 in the Top 16 and remained in the first place of Group G. Read more here.

January 24, 2018 - Reggio Emilia rallies to sweep season series from UNICS
Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia fought back from a 17-point deficit to beat UNICS Kazan for the second time in a week with a 76-75 win at home in Group H. Amedeo Della Valle poured in 21 points while Julian Wright collected 17 points and 8 rebounds for Reggio Emilia. Read more here.

January 24, 2018 - Hardy's late heroics lift Galatasaray at Gran Canaria
Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul survived a do-or-die situation by topping Herbalife Gran Canaria 76-87 on the road on Wednesday. Galatasaray improved to 1-3 in the Group E standings, while Gran Canaria dropped to 2-2. Dwight Hardy led the winners with 21 points. Read more here.

January 24, 2018 - Harper’s shooting helps ASVEL KO Limoges
ASVEL Villeurbanne cruised past Limoges CSP in an all-French mismatch, gaining a 61-87 victory to improve to 3-1 and eliminate the hosts, which dropped to 0-4. There was never any doubt about the outcome as ASVEL established a double-digit lead in the first quarter. Read more here.

January 24, 2018 - Buducnost edges Trento in 2OT, advances
Danilo Nikolic hit a pair of free throws with one-tenth of a second to go to lift Buducnost VOLI Podgorica to a double-overtime 105-106 victory over Dolomiti Energia Trento and into the EuroCup Quarterfinals for the first time in five years. Read more here.

January 24, 2018 - Darussafaka advances as Baygul fires up win in Berlin
Darussafaka Istanbul roared undefeated into the 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals with a resounding 66-79 road win over ALBA Berlin on Wednesday. At 4-0 in Group A, Darussafaka is assured to advance to the quarters, while short-handed ALBA fell to 1-3. Read more here.

January 24, 2018 - Bayern edges Zenits with a big fourth-quarter rally
In a battle of Group F co-leaders that went down to the wire, FC Bayern Munich rallied from a 14-point fourth-quarter deficit to edge Zenit St. Petersburg 78-80. It was Bayern’s second win over Zenit in eight days and gave it sole possession of first place in the group with a 3-1 record. Read more here.

January 24, 2018 - Echodas leads Rytas to first Top 16 win
Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius avoided elimination in Top 16 Group F by downing Fiat Turin 101-68 in the Lithuanian capital on Wednesday. Rytas improved to 1-3 in the standings while Fiat dropped to 2-2. Martynas Echodas paced the winners with 22 points. Read more here.

January 24, 2018 - Galatasaray brings in Juskevicius, Topaloglu
Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul announced this week the addition of two new players, guard Adas Juskevicius and forward Caner Topaloglu. Juskevicius (1.94 meters, 29 years old) arrives from Lietkabelis Panevezys of Lithuania, where he played in the 7DAYS EuroCup this season. Read more here.

January 23, 2018 - 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 Round 4
It is decision time in the 2017-18 7DAYS EuroCup; Top 16 Round 4 could see the first teams clinch their tickets to the quarterfinals. Darussafaka, Lokomotiv Kuban and Buducnost VOLI could all advance to the next round, while as many as five teams could be eliminated. Read more here.

January 23, 2018 - Barcelona center Seraphin to miss four more weeks
FC Barcelona Lassa's leading scorer Kevin Seraphin will miss at least another four weeks due to a right knee injury, the team announced Tuesday. Seraphin, 28, has been sidelined for three weeks already, but has not responded satisfactorily to the initial treatment. Read more here.

January 23, 2018 - Zenit adds guard Griffin
Zenit St. Petersburg reached an agreement with guard Malcolm Griffin to work together for the remainder of the season, the club announced Tuesday. Griffin (1.93 meters, 26 years old) arrives from Kolossos H Hotels, where he averaged 15.9 points in 13 Greek League games this season. Read more here.

January 23, 2018 - Bostic will be leaving Zadar after the game in Laktasi
Zadar and Joshua Bostic have agreed on a mutual contract termination. Both the player and club had an exit clause in the contract by 31 January and the player used it. He will leave the club after the 18th round game in Laktasi. Read more here.

January 23, 2018 - Gran Canaria adds point guard Radicevic
Herbalife Gran Canaria has reached an agreement with playmaker Nikola Radicevic, who signed a deal for the remainder of the season, the club announced on Monday night. Radicevic (1.94 meters, 23 years old) arrives from Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade. Read more here.

January 23, 2018 - ABA league Round 17 MVP, Novica Velickovic, Partizan NIS
We have the MVP of the 17th round of the season and it is Partizan NIS big man Novica Velickovic, for the second time this season. Velickovic dominated the court in Aleksandar Nikolic Hall in the game of his team against Cibona. Read more here.

January 22, 2018 - Mornar stay fourth placed after triumphing in Zadar
Mornar are in the best position of all of the teams that are currently chasing the fourth place in the standings, as five rounds remain to be played this regular season, now that they have beaten Zadar on the road in Visnjik. Read more here.

January 22, 2018 - Army Men Snap Skid vs. Nizhny Novgorod
CSKA Moscow defeated Nizhny Novgorod at home, 97-80. CSKA forward Andrey Vorontsevich scored 17 points on 5-5 shooting from beyond the arc and the home team cruised to victory in Moscow, outscoring Nizhny Novgorod in each of the four quarters. Read more here.

January 22, 2018 - Kyle Kuric Sets VTB League Career High
Zenit guard Kyle Kuric not only helped his team overcome a 16-point deficit on the road vs. PARMA, he also scored a VTB United League career-high 33 points in the victory. Kuric knocked down five of nine 3-pointers en route to 33 points, to go with four rebounds, two assists, three steals. Read more here.

January 22, 2018 - Zvezda stormed through Skopje
The reigning ABA League champions were just way too strong for the last placed team on the standings. Crvena zvezda mts scored a convincing win against MZT Skopje Aerodrom on the road and continued their race with Buducnost VOLI and Cedevita for the top spot of the standings. Read more here.

January 22, 2018 - Crvena zvezda mts part ways with Nikola Radicevic
Crvena zvezda mts and Nikola Radicevic have terminated their contract by mutual agreement. Young point guard will continue his basketball career in Spain as he agreed terms with Gran Canaria. Nikola Radicevic started his pro career in CB Sevilla where he spent five years (2012-2017). Read more here.

January 21, 2018 - Buducnost stay at the top after beating Olimpija
Buducnost VOLI continue to reign alone at the top of the ABA League standings and it will remain so even after 17 rounds will be over, as they have grabbed their 15th win of the season at home against Petrol Olimpija. Read more here.

January 20, 2018 - Partizan beat Cibona in front of 6,000 fans in Belgrade
Partizan NIS have beaten Cibona once again in this season. This time in front of 6,000 fans in Belgrade, which have showed a huge support to the black & white team. Partizan NIS have therefore made another major step toward the Playoffs, as they now have the overall score of 9-8. Read more here.

January 20, 2018 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 19 MVP: Brad Wanamaker, Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul
Fenerbahce is picking up steam as the regular season goes into its final stretch, and it was the effort of its point guard Brad Wanamaker that not only helped the reigning champs fend off city rival Andolu Efes, but also earned Wanamaker the third MVP of the Round honor of his career. Read more here.

January 20, 2018 - Zvezda adds size with EuroCup champ Omic
Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade has added sizable reinforcement for the race to reach the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs by signings experienced center Alen Omic until the end of the season. Omic (2.16 meters, 25 years old) arrives from Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem. Read more here.

January 20, 2018 - Cedevita stronger than Mega Bemax
It has been an exciting game in Zagreb, where both teams have exchanged leads several times and entered a thrilling finish, but the home side were more focused in the end and have celebrated a new triumph, their 13th of the season. Read more here.

January 20, 2018 - Cedevita parted ways with Murphy
Cedevita will continue the season without the American Kevin Murphy, with whom they have terminated their contract on mutual consent. Murphy averaged 8.3 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1 assist per game this season in the ABA League. Read more here.

January 20, 2018 - Igokea signed with Preston and Reinhardt
Igokea have signed contracts with Katin Thomas Reinhardt and Billy Dewon Preston Jr! Both of them were registered for playing in ABA League in the last moments of the 2017-18 ABA transfer window and they will be part of Igokea’s roster in the rest of the season. Read more here.

January 19, 2018 - Unicaja stops Madrid's winning streak
Unicaja Malaga broke its three-game losing streak in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague regular season by topping Real Madrid 80-75 in front of over 10,000 fans at Palacio de Deportes Jose Maria Martin Carpena on Friday. Unicaja improved to 8-11 in the standings. Read more here.

January 19, 2018 - Rodriguez , CSKA hand Panathinaikos its first home loss
In a classic battle that went down to the wire, CSKA Moscow sent Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens to its first home defeat of the season, a 70-75 decision on Friday night in the Greek capital. CSKA improved to 15-4 on the season. Read more here.

January 19, 2018 - Theodore strikes to give Milan victory over Baskonia
Jordan Theodore capped a fine personal performance by scoring the game winner with 0.6 seconds remaining, giving AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan a 82-83 triumph over Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz. The visiting team led for most of the game but Baskonia fought until the very end. Read more here.

January 19, 2018 - FMP are back on the winning track after beating Igokea
FMP scored a pretty convincing win against Igokea in the opening match of the 17th round. Simply the home team were a lot better this evening, while they have been building their lead gradually throughout the game. Read more here.

January 19, 2018 - Wanamaker shines, Fener downs Efes
Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul grabbed its fourth consecutive win in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague regular season by downing cross-town rivals Anadolu Efes Istanbul 84-89 at Sinan Erdem Dome on Friday. Fenerbahce improved to 13-6 in the standings while Efes dropped to 5-14. Read more here.

January 19, 2018 - Erazem Lorbek joined Petrol Olimpija
Well-known Slovenian player Erazem Lorbek joined the practices of Petrol Olimpija, where he is especially helping the younger players with his experience and skill. He might also play for the Dragons this season. Read more here.

January 18, 2018 - Sanders's late heroics lift Barcelona over Brose
FC Barcelona Lassa bounced back from recent losses by topping Brose Bamberg 81-66 on Thursday. Both teams now have 7-12 records. Rakim Sanders led the winners with 17 points and 6 steals, Thomas Heurtel added 15 points, Ante Tomic posted 13 points and 9 rebounds. Read more here.

January 18, 2018 - Maccabi marches past Crvena Zvezda
Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv protected its place in the playoff zone with an 89-75 victory over Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade on Thursday. The hosts bounced back from a whopping in Greece by taking care of the Serbian champs to improve to 10-9 and keep eighth place. Read more here.

January 18, 2018 - Zalgiris fights off Valencia's rally for home win
Zalgiris Kaunas held off a comeback attempt from visiting Valencia Basket to hang onto a valuable 86-82 win. Zalgiris improved to 12-7 on the season, while Valencia dropped to 6-13. Zalgiris had a dream opening to the game with Kevin Pangos running the show, and led by 16 at halftime. Read more here.

January 18, 2018 - ANGT Kaunas Players to Watch
The 2018 Euroleague Basketball ADIDAS NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT qualifying series tournaments continue this weekend in Lithuania. ANGT Kaunas features four former ANGT champions among teams from the host country, France, Italy, Latvia, Russia and Turkey. Read more here.

January 18, 2018 - Khimki crushes Olympiacos 82-54 for second win this week
Khimki Moscow Region finished its first-ever double-victory week in style on Thursday by crushing second-place Olympiacos Piraeus 82-54 at home thanks to a pyrotechnic first half of scoring and consistently solid defense. Read more here.

January 18, 2018 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 18 MVP: Alexey Shved, Khimki Moscow Region
With his team losing three of its last four games and facing a direct opponent in the race for the playoffs, Alexey Shved delivered another one of his elite performances, leading Khimki Moscow Region to an important 70-79 road win over Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade. Read more here.

January 18, 2018 - 7Days EuroCup Top 16, Round 3 MVP: Devin Booker, FC Bayern Munich
If the top performance in Round 3 of the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 sounded familiar, that's because Devin Booker of FC Bayern Munich posted the same three career-high numbers against the same opponent just last season. Read more here.

January 18, 2018 - Mirza Begic is back at Petrol Olimpija
Mirza Begic is back in Ljubljana and has agreed to sign with the club from Stozice Arena until the end of the 2019-20 season. 216 cm tall Begic has started the 2017-18 season in Iran, where he played for Petrochimi Bandar Imam Harbour. Read more here.

January 18, 2018 - Bandja Sy signs with Partizan NIS
After penning the deal with Kwame Vaughn, Partizan NIS have completed another transfer! The black & white team from Belgrade announced that they signed a contract with Bandja Sy until the end of the season. Read more here.

January 17, 2018 - Buducnost races away from Trento, 79-66
Buducnost VOLI Podgorica took over second place in Group G with a tipoff-to-buzzer 79-66 win over visiting Dolomiti Energia Trento on Wednesday. The victory raised Buducnost to 2-1 and dropped Trento to 1-2, both behind undefeated leader Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar. Read more here.

January 17, 2018 - Bayern, Booker bust out to top Zenit
FC Bayern Munich moved to the top Top 16 in Group F by outgunning previously unbeaten visitor Zenit St. Petersburg 95-78 on Wednesday. Both teams are now 2-1 in the group and face each other again next week. Read more here.

January 17, 2018 - Vesely returns, pushes Fenerbahce past Panathinaikos
Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul outlasted Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens 67-62 in a hard-fought contest. Jan Vesely made his return after a one-game absence and shined in the fourth quarter with 6 points, 4 rebounds and a big block to help spark the champs to victory. Read more here.

January 17, 2018 - CSKA fires in 18 threes in rout of Efes
CSKA Moscow left no doubt about its power by thrashing Anadolu Efes Istanbul 110-79 in the Russian capital on Wednesday. CSKA leads the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season standings with a 14-4 record, while Efes dropped to 5-13. Read more here.

January 17, 2018 - Goudelock leads three-point shooting show as Milan outguns Unicaja
AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan produced an offensive explosion to end a four-game losing streak with a 101-87 victory over Unicaja Malaga. Milan had several double-digit leads in the first half before Unicaja came back and briefly led in the third quarter. Read more here.

January 17, 2018 - Rudy's game-winner lifts Madrid past Baskonia
In a thriller that came down to the final seconds, Real Madrid registered its seventh consecutive EuroLeague win by edging Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz 75-73 in the Spanish capital on Wednesday. Madrid climbed to 12-6 in the standings, while Baskonia dropped to 8-10. Read more here.

January 16, 2018 - Dubljevic leads Valencia past Barcelona
Valencia Basket registered its third win in four games by downing FC Barcelona Lassa 81-76 at home on Tuesday. Both teams now have a 6-12 record in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague standings. Bojan Dubljevic led the winners with 19 points and 7 rebounds. Read more here.

January 16, 2018 - Rubit shines, Brose downs Zalgiris to snaps losing streak
Brose Bamberg snapped a five-game losing streak with a 93-86 victory over Zalgiris Kaunas. It was close throughout, with neither team leading by more than 7 points at any stage, and the outcome was in the balance until Daniel Hackett hit a crucial long two-pointer inside the final minute. Read more here.

January 16, 2018 - Olympiacos routs Maccabi for biggest win in 7 seasons
Olympiacos Piraeus bounced back from its second-worst defeat in Turkish Airline EuroLeague history with its biggest win of the season, a 94-64 drubbing of Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv on Tuesday night. The 30-point margin is tied for Olympiacos’s biggest victory since April 2011. Read more here.

January 16, 2018 - Shved soars, Khimki rolls in Belgrade
A night full of scoring swings ended with Khimki Moscow Region downing host Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade 70-79 on Tuesday in a game that went back and forth until superstar Alexey Shved shut the door in the closing minutes. Read more here.

January 16, 2018 - Valencia's Garcia out with injury
Days after making a successful Turkish Airlines EuroLeague debut, Valencia Basket guard Sergi Garcia will miss at least three games over the next two weeks due to an injury. Garcia (1.89 meters, 20 years old) suffered a leg muscle tear in practice on Monday. Read more here.

January 16, 2018 - Fiat Turin: Banchi resigns, Recalcati new coach
Coach Luca Banchi announced his resignation as head coach of Fiat Turin on Tuesday. The club quickly reached an agreement with Carlo Recalcati to take over the head coaching duties for the remainder of the season. Banchi, 52, led Fiat to the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16. Read more here.

January 16, 2018 - Justin Doellman to play for Buducnost VOLI
Buducnost VOLI has officially announced that Justin Doellman will play for the Podgorica side until the end of the ABA League season. Justin Doellman was named the best player of ACB League in 2014 and he used to play for Valencia, Barcelona and Anadolu Efes in his career until now. Read more here.

January 16, 2018 - Igokea accepted the offer for Malcolm Lee
Igokea have accepted the transfer offer for Malcolm Lee, so the American player will no longer play for the team from Aleksandrovac in the ongoing season. Lee will continue his basketball career in Germany, while Igokea will receive a transfer fee for this deal. Read more here.

January 16, 2018 - Talented Yusuf Sanon signed with Petrol Olimpija
Petrol Olimpija have brought in extremely talented 18-year old Ukrainian player Yusuf Sanon, who agreed to a multi-year cooperation with the Ljubljana ABA League powerhouse. Sanon will join the rest of the squad in practices at the Thursday’s practice. Read more here.

January 16, 2018 - Cibona part ways with Ante Gospic
Ante Gospic is no longer a player of Cibona. It was announced that the two sides have terminated their contract by mutual agreement. Gospic averaged 3 points and 1.7 rebounds in the 2017-18 ABA League season. Read more here.

January 16, 2018 - ABA league Round 16 MVP: Dominik Mavra, MZT Skopje Aerodrom
We have the MVP of the 16th round of the season and it is MZT Skopje Aerodrom guard Dominik Mavra. At the match of the 16th round between MZT Skopje and Cibona, Dominik Mavra achieved 18 points, 6 rebounds, 10 assists and a valuation of 34 in less than 35 minutes spent on court. Read more here.

January 15, 2018 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 18
The first two-round week of 2018 starts with Round 18. Fans in the Serbian capital will get a chance to greet some an old friend in the Tuesday opener, in which Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade hosts Charles Jenkins and Khimki Moscow Region. Read more here.

January 15, 2018 - 7Days Eurocup Top 16, Round 3
The 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 reaches its halfway mark this week and Round 3 is sure to bring a lot of excitement all around the competition. All the teams facing each other in Round 3 will do so again in Round 4, so point differences will be more critical than ever. Read more here.

January 15, 2018 - Galatasaray's Preldzic out for rest of Top 16
New head coach Oktay Mahmuti will have to try to lift Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul out of the Top 16 Group E basement without the help of the team's best assist-maker. Veteran point forward Emir Preldzic will miss six or more weeks with a broken foot suffered in a weekend domestic game. Read more here.

January 15, 2018 - Parker replaces Jackson as ASVEL head coach
ASVEL Villeurbanne dismissed J.D. Jackson as head coach on Monday and promoted assistant T.J. Parker in his place. Jackson spent parts of four seasons with ASVEL, which he first joined in December 2014 and later guided to the 2016 French League crown. Read more here.

January 14, 2018 - Kwame Vaughn is a new player of Partizan NIS
In the same day they stayed without Patrick Miller, Partizan NIS signed contract with a new player. His name is Kwame Vaughn, and he has already arrived in Belgrade. This 27-year old combo guard spent the first part of the season in Aris, Greece. Read more here.

January 14, 2018 - Red & white show in Belgrade as Zvezda down Cedevita
This should have been the most exciting match of this weekend, but instead we have witnessed the red & white show of the reigning ABA League champions. Crvena zvezda mts scored a convincing win against Cedevita, which will mean a lot to the Belgrade side in the rest of the season. Read more here.

January 14, 2018 - Partizan NIS wins over Igokea
Partizan NIS have achieved a new triumph, their eighth this season in the ABA League, by beating Igokea on the road in Laktasi and are still in the race for the top four when the regular season ends, as they are still only a win behind Mornar. Read more here.

January 14, 2018 - MZT Skopje Aerodrom stay alive after huge road win in Zagreb
MZT Skopje Aerodrom keep hoping to avoid the bottom in the standings when the regular season ends, after they have grabbed a huge road win in Zagreb over Cibona that not many have expected and ended their 11 games long winless streak. Read more here.

January 14, 2018 - Patrick Miller leaves Partizan NIS and moves to Turkey
Partizan NIS have accepted the offer from Gaziantep regarding the transfer of Patrick Miller, so the American guard will play the rest of the season in Turkey. The offer made by Gaziantep was good for each side, so Partizan NIS have decided to let the player move to Turkey. Read more here.

January 13, 2018 - Mornar stay in the Playoffs zone after beating Olimpija at home
Mornar have demonstrated strength in the game against Petrol Olimpija, as they have easily cruised to win, while putting on an attractive performance. They remain in the top four of the standings after this success. Read more here.

January 13, 2018 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 17 MVP: Zoran Dragic, Anadolu Efes Istanbul
With his team sitting at the bottom of the standings and desperate for a boost, Zoran Dragic's perfect shooting night was just what the doctor ordered for Anadolu Efes Istanbul. The veteran forward put on a career-best performance in a 105-96 win over the visiting Crvena Zvezda mts. Read more here.

January 13, 2018 - Another huge win for Buducnost VOLI
Buducnost VOLI have scored another huge win in this season after defeating Mega Bemax on the road. This means that the Blue squad from Podgorica will remain all alone at the top of the table at least for one more week. Read more here.

January 13, 2018 - PARMA stuns Avtodor with late surge
PARMA Perm defeated Avtodor Saratov on the road, 87-82. Tre’ McLean knocked down the go-ahead 3 with 39 seconds on the clock as PARMA rallied for a big road win in Saratov. The visitors ended the game on a 13-2 run to silence the home fans and pick up their 4th win of the season. Read more here.

January 13, 2018 - Enisey wins in the Dragon’s lair
Enisey defeated Tsmoki-Minsk on the road, 88-74. The visitors shot 47% from beyond the arc en route to an 88-74 victory in the Belarusian capital. Zabian Dowdell, Martins Meiers and Anthony Hilliard were too much for the home team, combining for 57 points, 21 rebounds and 14 assists. Read more here.

January 13, 2018 - Dominic Artis inks contract with Igokea
Igokea have just got stronger for American point guard Dominic Artis. Artis was born in 1993, he studied at University of Texas at El Paso. His primary position is point guard. Artis spent the first part of the 2017-18 season in Czarni Slupsk, Poland, where he averaged 15 points per game. Read more here.

January 12, 2018 - Zalgiris downs Unicaja in nail-biter
In a game that went down to the wire, Edgaras Ulanovas came up with a last-second block of Ray McCallum and Zalgiris Kaunas prevailed 79-77 over the visiting Unicaja Malaga. The victory lifted Zalgiris to an 11-6 record and a share of fourth place, while Unicaja dropped to 7-10. Read more here.

January 12, 2018 - Dragic leads Efes past Zvezda in high-scoring thriller
Anadolu Efes overcame Crvena Zvezda 104-95 in a highly entertaining battle. Efes repeatedly pulled away to double-digit leads but Zvezda always fought back until the final stages, when the home team’s last big offensive surge proved enough to seal its second win in three games. Read more here.

January 12, 2018 - Madrid storms past Khimki, 78-95
Real Madrid dominated from the opening tip to avenge an earlier home loss by rocking Khimki Moscow Region by 78-95 on Friday. The win was Madrid's sixth in a row, the longest streak in the EuroLeague this season, and lifted its record to 11-6. Read more here.

January 12, 2018 - Excellent Berisha named MVP of the Week
It hasn't taken Dardan Berisha long to make a big impact on the Basketball Champions League. The 1.91m (6ft 3in) guard, who joined CEZ Nymburk in late November, erupted for a season-high 24 points on Tuesday and steered the club to a 106-98 triumph over Telekom Baskets Bonn. Read more here.

January 12, 2018 - Krnjic orchestrates famous win, earns Top Performer honors
Serbian international Sara Krnjic's biggest performance of the season came at just the right time for KSC Szekszard, steering the club to a spot in the Round of 8. She showed her plethora of skills, hitting 6-of-8 from the field, on the way to a 14-point, 11-rebound. Read more here.

January 12, 2018 - Galatasaray, Mahmuti agree until 2019
Just a few days after releasing Erman Kunter, on Friday Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul announced Oktay Mahmuti as the new coach for the team until the end of the 2018-19 season. Mahmuti, 49, will therefore be in his second stint with Galatasaray. Read more here.

January 11, 2018 - Sloukas orchestrates Fenerbahce comeback in Valencia
In a rollercoaster game of runs, reigning champion Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul used a strong finish to pull away for an important 67-80 road win at Valencia Basket on Thursday night. Fenerbahce, playing without Jan Vesely, Nikola Kalinic and James Nunnally, improved to 11-6. Read more here.

January 11, 2018 - De Colo shines, CSKA wins in Milan
CSKA Moscow recorded its first Turkish Airlines EuroLeague win in 2018 by downing AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan 81-107 on the road on Thursday. CSKA remained atop the standings with a 13-4 record, while Milan dropped to 4-13. Read more here.

January 11, 2018 - Maccabi holds off Brose in thriller
Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv outlasted Brose Bamberg 90-88 in a thriller that came down to the closing seconds on Thursday night at Menora Mivtachim Arena. Michael Roll led six Maccabi scorers in double figures with a career-high 23 points in lifting his team’s record to 9-8. Read more here.

January 11, 2018 - Calathes, Gist lead Greens past Barcelona
Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens stayed perfect at home this season by shutting down FC Barcelona Lassa 84-75 on Friday in the Greek capital. Panathinaikos is now 9-0 this season at Olympic Sports Center Athens this season and 12-5 overall, good for at least third place. Read more here.

January 11, 2018 - 7Days EuroCup Top 16, Round 2 MVP: Kyle Kuric, Zenit St Petersburg
The second round of the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 came to an end with four undefeated teams leading their respective groups. One of those first-place teams is Zenit St Petersburg, for whom shooting ace Kyle Kuric earned the MVP honor with a performance index rating of 40. Read more here.

January 10, 2018 - Sensational third quarter lifts Buducnost past Cedevita
A huge third quarter saw Buducnost VOLI Podgorica attain supremacy over Cedevita Zagreb for its first win of the Top 16, running out 75-78 winners thanks to a 13-29 third quarter advantage, including runs of 2-11 and 0-11. Read more here.

January 10, 2018 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 17
Round 17 sees some of the league leaders in their respective categories clash. In the opener, Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens and the league-leader in assists, Nick Calathes, visit FC Barcelona Lassa and the No. 2 assist man, Thomas Heurtel. Read more here.

January 10, 2018 - Cunningham, Booker lead Bayern over Rytas
FC Bayern Munich picked up its first victory in the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 by beating Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius convincingly 81-68 at home. Jared Cunningham and Devin Booker each scored 18 points for Bayern, Nihad Dedovic added 14 points and Milan Macvan posted 12 points. Read more here.

January 10, 2018 - Darussafaka downs Gran Canaria to top Group E
Darussafaka Istanbul continued its dominant start to the Top 16 by never trailing on Wednesday on the way to an 88-70 win over the visiting Herbalife Gran Canaria. Darussafaka took sole possession of first place in Group E with 2-0 record, while Gran Canaria dropped to 1-1. Read more here.

January 10, 2018 - Red-hot Kuric drives Zenit past Fiat
Zenit St. Petersburg overwhelmed Fiat Turin in the second half for a 95-84 come-from-behind victory at Yubileyny Sports Palace on Wednesday. Zenit trailed by 13 late in the second quarter, but turned up its defensive effort over the final two quarters, during which it outscored Fiat 49-26. Read more here.

January 10, 2018 - Loko downs Trento, is first in Group G
In a battle between undefeated teams, Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar took a big step forward in Group G by topping Dolomiti Energia Trento 97-69 at home. Lokomotiv improved to 2-0 and remains the only undefeated team in the 2017-18 7DAYS EuroCup while Trento dropped to 1-1. Read more here.

January 9, 2018 - Lasme lifts UNICS over Limoges
UNICS Kazan erased a 14-point second-quarter deficit to edge Limoges CSP 66-69 on Tuesday. Stephane Lasme’s put-back and then steal on the game’s final two possessions gave UNICS the victory in a game that saw six lead changes in the fourth quarter alone. Read more here.

January 9, 2018 - Galatasaray make a double swoop
Galatasaray have bolstered their wafer-thin squad with the addition of Kaela Davis and Tugba Tasci. Having recently welcomed the return to fitness of star scorer Alexandria Quigley, Galatasaray fans and coach Maljkovic will be heartened by the arrival of another WNBA performer in Davis. Read more here.

January 9, 2018 - ABA league Round 15 MVP: Novica Velickovic, Partizan NIS
We have the MVP of the 15th round of the season and it is Partizan NIS power forward Novica Velickovic. Velickovic dominated the court in the game of his team against Zadar. At the match of the 15th round between Partizan NIS and Zadar, Novica Velickovic achieved 18 points, 8 rebounds. Read more here.

January 8, 2018 - 7Days EuroCup, Top 16 Round 2
Round 2 of the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 promises to bring a lot of action all around the competition. All three Italians and Russian teams, as well as Herbalife Gran Canaria of Spain and Darussafaka Istanbul of Turkey, won in Round 1. Read more here.

January 8, 2018 - Buducnost claim the top after beating Zvezda
Buducnost VOLI are back at the top of the ABA League, after they have beaten Crvena zvezda mts for the second time this season. Nikola Ivanovic led the winning side in scoring with 18 points (3/6 for 3), while adding 4 assists and 2 rebounds to his stats. Read more here.

January 8, 2018 - Zoran Martic replaced Okorn at Petrol Olimpija bench
Petrol Olimpija management and head coach Gasper Okorn have decided to part ways. The new head coach of is Zoran Martic. The main reason for the termination of cooperation is by both sides especially the saturation of the relationship between the players and the head coach. Read more here.

January 6, 2018 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 16 MVP: Malcolm Thomas, Khimki Moscow Region
With his team Khimki Moscow Region battling on the road against a fellow playoff contender Brose Bamberg, big man Malcolm Thomas stepped up to the plate with a career night and an all-round performance, leading a team to a much-needed victory on Friday night. Read more here.

January 6, 2018 - Fenerbahce: Nunnally leaves hospital, out one month
Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul small forward James Nunnally is set to be sidelined for one month due to hand fracture. Nunnally left last night's Turkish Airlines EuroLeague game against Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz due to a bad fall after a dunk which sent him out of the game on a stretcher. Read more here.

January 6, 2018 - Baskonia, McRae, part ways
Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz announced an agreement with guard Jordan McRae to terminate his contract, the club announced Saturday. McRae is set to undergo surgery in his left shoulder in Vitoria and is expected to be sidelined for five more months, missing the remainder of the season. Read more here.

January 6, 2018 - Cedevita rule the city of Zagreb
Cedevita will spend the Sunday at the very top of the ABA League standings, as they have edged out their city rivals Cibona in the derby of Zagreb. The orange squad have turned the game their way in the first half and had no difficulties by maintaining the advantage in the second part of the game. Read more here.

January 5, 2018 - Reyes leads Madrid past Maccabi
In a showdown between classic Turkish Airlines EuroLeague powerhouses, Real Madrid grabbed its fifth consecutive win in the regular season by downing Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv 93-81 in the Spanish capital on Friday. Madrid improved to 10-6 in the standings while Maccabi dropped to 8-8. Read more here.

January 5, 2018 - Mornar pulled off another stunning comeback
Mornar have defeated FMP on the road after making one more stunning comeback in the 2017-18 ABA League season! Derek Needham led winners with 20 points, 8 assists and 6 rebounds. Uros Lukovic added 17 points, 11 rebounds. Read more here.

January 5, 2018 - Shved fires Khimki to road win in Bamberg
Khimki Moscow Region rode 28 points from Alexey Shved to snatch a 70-74 road win over Brose Bamberg in a hard-fought contest which leaves the Russian team at 9-7 in the standings, while Brose drops to 6-10 with a fourth straight loss. Read more here.

January 5, 2018 - Olympiacos escapes drama, downs Milan
Olympiacos Piraeus took control early and never looked back in an 87-80 win over visiting AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan on Friday night. Olympiacos got back into a tie for first place in the standings with 12-4 record, while Milan dropped for to 4-12. Read more here.

January 5, 2018 - Rochestie, Davidovac push Zvezda past Zalgiris
A physical battle of wills between two of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague's hottest teams turned on late, great shot making by a rookie as Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade defeated visiting Zalgiris Kaunas 77-65 on Friday. With its fourth victory in the last six games, Zvezda's record rose to 7-9. Read more here.

January 5, 2018 - Fenerbahce beats Baskonia, loses Nunnally to injury
Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul recorded a bittersweet win by downing Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz 79-74 at Ulker Sports Arena on Friday. Fenerbahce improved to 10-6 in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague standings but the reigning champions lost James Nunnally due to a bad fall after a dunk. Read more here.

January 5, 2018 - Galatasaray, coach Kunter part ways
Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul announced the decision to waive coach Erman Kunter, due to the poor results of the team this season. Kunter, 61, arrived to the team last summer after the team had won the 7DAYS EuroCup in 2016 and played the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague in 2016-17. Read more here.

January 5, 2018 - Sweet revenge for Mega Bemax in Ljubljana
Mega Bemax have got their revenge over Petrol Olimpija for the defeat in Sremska Mitrovica in the first part of the season and they did it in style. They have made a major comeback in Stozice Arena to celebrate a final 76:69 win over the Dragons of Ljubljana. Read more here.

January 5, 2018 - Igokea score a valuable road win against MZT
In the 1st part of the season Igokea suffered a shocking home defeat against MZT Skopje Aerodrom, but today the boys from Aleksandrovac made a sweet revenge. Igokea defeated MZT in Skopje and therefore got back on the winning track in ABA League. Read more here.

January 4, 2018 - Rock-solid Barcelona downs CSKA
In a battle between Turkish Airlines EuroLeague powerhouses, FC Barcelona Lassa confirmed its good form by downing CSKA Moscow 85-72 in front of a sellout crowd at Palau Blaugrana on Thursday. Read more here.

January 4, 2018 - Valencia veterans lead comeback road win in Malaga
Valencia Basket rallied from a 17-point third-quarter deficit to stun a fellow-Spanish side Unicaja Malaga in a thrilling finish 83-85 on Thursday night. It was the second consecutive EuroLeague win for Valencia, which improved to 5-11 on the season. Read more here.

January 4, 2018 - Calathes returns, sparks Greens over Efes
Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens remained undefeated at home this season with a 90-79 victory over Anadolu Efes Istanbul on Thursday at Olympic Sports Center Athens. Nick Calathes returned after a three-game absence to produce 17 points, 9 assists and 3 steals. Read more here.

January 4, 2018 - Partizan down Zadar for the 2nd time in this season
The race for the 4th spot on the standings is getting more and more exciting! Partizan NIS have defeated Zadar in the opening match of Round 15, so now these two teams are leveled at the ABA League standings. Read more here.

January 4, 2018 - 7Days EuroCup Top 16, Round 1 MVP: Dustin Hogue, Dolomiti Energia Trento
The 7DAYS EuroCup season took another step with the start of the Top 16. After eight games across the continent, Dustin Hogue of Dolomiti Energia Trento stood out among all other players to claim MVP honors this week. Read more here.

January 3, 2018 - Lokomotiv rallies past Buducnost on the road
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar remained undefeated in the 7DAYS EuroCup and recorded its first road win in the Top 16 by rallying to beat Buducnost VOLI Podgorica 62-68 in the Montenegrin capital on Wednesday. Read more here.

January 3, 2018 - Kuric nets career-high 30 as Zenit edges Rytas
In an exciting clash that went down to the wire, Zenit St. Petersburg held on to a 96-98 road win over Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius in the Top 16 Group F opener for both teams on Wednesday. Zenit took the lead in the second quarter and controlled the game for most of the second half. Read more here.

January 3, 2018 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 16
The second half of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season gets up and running this week with a series of tantalizing showdowns in Round 16. Highlights include the league leader facing a testing road trip. Read more here.

January 3, 2018 - Ognjen Jaramaz returns to Mega Bemax
Ognjen Jaramaz has signed a new contract with Mega Bemax, which means that he will rejoin the club from Sremska Mitrovica! He has actually never left the club. He had to miss several months of action due to illness, while now he is ready to continue the journey with Mega Bemax. Read more here.

January 3, 2018 - Mate Mandic is no longer a player of Cibona
Mate Mandic is no longer a player of Cibona. After the player asked to leave the club, the two sides have terminated their contract by mutual agreement. Cibona thanked Mandic for everything he has done for the club and wished him all the best in the future. Read more here.

January 3, 2018 - Djordje Gagic wearing black and white again
Djordje Gagic is back in Partizan. Former Steamroller member is back to black and white squad and will make his debut following comeback tomorrow. He used to play for Gaziantep, Brindisi, Tenerife, Tsmoki-Minsk, Istanbul and Jesilgiresun after leaving Partizan NIS few years ago. Read more here.

January 3, 2018 - UNICS tops ASVEL in OT thriller
In a thriller that needed overtime to determine a winner, UNICS Kazan defeated ASVEL Villeurbanne 88-84 at home on Wednesday. Quino Colom and Stephane Lasme led the winners with 15 points apiece. Anton Ponkrashov added 14 points plus 11 assists. Read more here.

January 3, 2018 - Darussafaka dominates boards and Galatasaray
Despite playing without 7DAYS EuroCup Regular Season MVP Scottie Wilbekin, Darussafaka Istanbul dominated Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul 65-84 in the team’s Top 16 Group E opener on Wednesday at Sinan Erdem Dome. Darussafaka outrebounded the home team 27-47. Read more here.

January 2, 2018 - Gran Canaria cruises past ALBA
Herbalife Gran Canaria reasserted its home-court dominance with a 100-81 pounding of ALBA Berlin in the teams’ Group F opener on Tuesday. The hosts showed no sentiments for former Coach Aito Garcia Reneses’s squad in scoring a 100 for the first time all season. Read more here.

January 2, 2018 - Della Valle shines a Reggio Emilia blasts Limoges
Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia put together a tough defensive showing in starting its Top 16 campaign with a convincing 87-54 victory at home over Limoges CSP. Amedeo Della Valle led the way for Reggio Emilia with 22 points, a career-high 9 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals. Read more here.

January 2, 2018 - Fiat Turin routs Bayern in Top 16 opener
Fiat Turin sent a message to the rest of Group F by opening the Top 16 with a resounding 90-76 rout of FC Bayern Munich on Tuesday at PalaRuffini. Diante Garrett starred with 21 points, 8 assists and a club record 6 steals to pace Fiat, which played without leading rebounder Trevor Mbakwe. Read more here.

January 2, 2018 - Crvena zvezda mts return to the top after beating Petrol Olimpija
Crvena zvezda mts are back at the top of the standings, together with Buducnost VOLI, after they have edged out Petrol Olimpija in an exciting encounter. Taylor Rochestie was the man for Crvena zvezda mts this time! He led the team in scoring with 16 points. Read more here.

January 2, 2018 - Petrol Olimpija parted ways with Ziga Jurcek
Shooting guard Ziga Jurcek is officially no longer a member of Petrol Olimpija. The player and the club’s management have agreed to terminate their contract, on mutual consent. Jurcek appeared twice for the green and white this season and averaged 3 points per game in the ABA League. Read more here.

January 2, 2018 - AX Milan picks up Kuzminskas for rest of season
AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan signed small forward Mindaugas Kuzminskas for the remainder of the season, the club announced Monday.  Kuzminskas played for New York in the NBA last season, during which he averaged 6.3 points in 68 games. Read more here.

January 1, 2018 - 7Days EuroCup Top 16, Round 1
After a thrilling regular season, the 2017-18 7DAYS EuroCup resumes with the Top 16. The surviving 16 squads will compete in a round-robin setup, with four groups of four teams. The best two teams in each group will advance to the playoffs, in which best-of-three series will be played until there is one squad is left standing as the new EuroCup champion! Read more here.

January 1, 2018 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague MVP for December: Paulius Jankunas, Zalgiris Kaunas
Zalgiris Kaunas enjoyed the best month of any team in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague; the Lithuanian champs were the only squad with a perfect record in December and those wins came at the expense of four national champions and three teams in the top five in the standings. Read more here.

January 1, 2018 - ABA league MVP of December: Joshua Bostic (Zadar)
The third month of the 2017-18 season is behind us and we have the third monthly MVP this season. After Partizan NIS guard Patrick Miller and Milko Bjelica of Crvena zvezda mts this time around it is Josh Bostic of Zadar. The player has also won the MVP of 10th round award previously. Read more here.

January 1, 2018 - 7DAYS EuroCup Regular Season MVP: Scottie Wilbekin, Darussafaka
Scottie Wilbekin proved to be a nearly unstoppable force in leading Darussafaka Istanbul to the top of its group during the 7DAYS EuroCup Regular Season. Wilbekin led the competition in scoring and his team did not lose a game in which he played. Read more here.

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