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  News archive January 2019


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January 31, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 21
Playoff places and home-court advantage will be fought over in Round 21 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season, which could see the league leader advance to the next stage with nine games still remaining. Read more here.

January 31, 2019 - ASVEL holds off Lokomotiv to win Group F
LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne used intense second-half defensive dominance to earn a 72-61 home victory over Lokomotiv Kuban, which sealed first place in Group F for the French side. It was close throughout the first half, but Lokomotiv could not find an easy route to the basket after the break. Read more here.

January 31, 2019 - Valencia downs Unicaja, clinches first place
In a battle that went down to the final seconds, Valencia Basket clinched first place in Top 16 Group G by downing Unicaja Malaga 69-72 on the road on Wednesday. Valencia remained undefeated in the group to finish ahead of Unicaja, which dropped to 3-2 and will be second. Read more here.

January 31, 2019 - Ulm gets bragging rights in Germany
ratiopharm Ulm locked up third place in Group F by winning 68-83 on the road over Fraport Skyliners Frankfurt to also secure bragging rights among the German clubs. David Kraemer scored 15 points with 6 rebounds while Ismet Akpinar and Ryan Thompson both had 13 points. Read more here.

January 31, 2019 - Parakhouski game-winner saves Rytas
In a do-or-die Group E clash, Artsiom Parakhouski hit a last-second jumper to lift Rytas Vilnius to a thrilling and a life-saving 77-78 road win over Partizan NIS Belgrade at the packed Aleksandar Nikolic Hall in the Serbian capital on Wednesday night. Read more here.

January 31, 2019 - MoraBanc makes it eight straight wins at home
MoraBanc Andorra remained undefeated at home this season and perfect in the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 with a tough 87-81 victory over Cedevita Zagreb on Wednesday. The win lifted MoraBanc to 5-0 in Group H, but next week it travels to Russia for a showdown with UNICS Kazan. Read more here.

January 31, 2019 - McCollum leads UNICS into quarterfinals
UNICS Kazan punched its ticket to the 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals by downing injury-plagued host Zenit St. Petersburg 67-82 on Wednesday. UNICS improved to 4-1 in in Top 16 Group H and mathematically made it to the next round along with MoraBanc Andorra. Read more here.

January 31, 2019 - Khimki loses Gill for season to hip injury
Khimki Moscow Region announced on Wednesday that forward Anthony Gill will miss the remainder of the season due to the hip injury he suffered in the team's Round 19 loss to Olympiacos Piraeus. Gill will undergo surgery and is expected to require several months of rehabilitation. Read more here.

January 31, 2019 - Fenerbahce's Vesely out 5 to 6 weeks with knee injury
The top performer in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague this season, Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul center Jan Vesely, will miss at least a month of action due to a knee injury. Vesely has already undergone successful surgery to solve a minor right knee meniscus injury. Read more here.

January 30, 2019 - CSKA loses Kulagin indefinitely
CSKA Moscow playmaker Mikhail Kulagin is set to be sidelined indefinitely due to foot surgery. Kulagin was injured in the second quarter of last week's EuroLeague game against FC Barcelona. Kulagin underwent medical tests that confirmed that he has a broken bone in his left foot. Read more here.

January 30, 2019 - Limoges rallies, KO's Zvezda
Limoges CSP came back from 13 points down in the fourth quarter to beat Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade at home 72-71 for its first victory in the Top 16. The result eliminated Zvezda from quarterfinal contention and sent 2017 champion Unicaja Malaga into the next stage. Read more here.

January 30, 2019 - ALBA advances with victory in Monaco
ALBA Berlin booked its spot in the quarterfinals of the 7DAYS EuroCup with a 61-75 victory at AS Monaco on Tuesday night. Rokas Giedraitis collected 19 points and 6 rebounds and Landry Nnoko fought off foul trouble for 10 points, 10 rebounds for ALBA, which improved to 4-1 in Group E. Read more here.

January 30, 2019 - ASVEL's big man Kaba, out three months
It's a tough season for LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne's big man Alpha Kaba. In late August, Kaba suffered an elbow injury that had him sidelined until Round 9 of the 7DAYS EuroCup regular season. Only a few weeks after his return however, Kaba is set to miss another three months of action. Read more here.

January 30, 2019 - ABA league Round 17 MVP: Nemanja Vranjes, Mornar
We have the MVP of the 17th round of the season and it is Mornar Nemanja Vranjes. Vranjes dominated the court in the game of his team against Cibona. At this match he achieved 23 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist and a valuation of 29 in less than 20 minutes spent on court. Read more here.

January 29, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague MVP for January: Alex Tyus, Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv
For Maccabi FOX to rise from 14th place to a share of the final playoff spot during January required a great collective effort. The Maccabi player who was most consistent and remarkably efficient throughout the month, AlexTyus, is Euroleague Basketball's choice as the MVP for January. Read more here.

January 29, 2019 - Road win for Buducnost VOLI in Tivoli
The reigning ABA League champions of Buducnost VOLI keep marching towards the ABA League Playoffs this season. They have grabbed their 12th triumph of the season with a road victory over Petrol Olimpija in Tivoli Sports Hall in Ljubljana. Read more here.

January 29, 2019 - Mornar's home court is still a fortress
Sports Center Topolica is still a fortress! Mornar have defended their home court for the 4th time in a row in the 2018-19 ABA League regular season, while this time it was Cibona who have fallen in front of the Bar's troops. Read more here.

January 28, 2019 - Rytas releases Sutton
Rytas Vilnius has announced that it terminated the contract of forward Dominique Sutton. The veteran player had not played during the previous week due to a suspension that resulted from a violation of team rules. Read more here.

January 28, 2019 - Milan adds former EuroLeague champ Nunnally
AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan added firepower to its roster by signing small forward James Nunnally until the end of the 2019-20 season, the club announced Sunday. Nunnally (2.01 meters, 28 years old) arrives from the NBA. Read more here.

January 28, 2019 - Krka beat Zadar on the road
Krka did lose that last week's thriller against Igokea at home court, but this weekend they won probably an even more important game. The boys from Novo mesto defeated Zadar on the road by an 8-point margin. Read more here.

January 27, 2019 - Huge win for FMP over Igokea
FMP can breathe easier after 17 rounds played, as they have grabbed a hugely important home win in Belgrade over one of their main competitors in the battle to avoid the danger zone – Igokea. FMP now have seven triumphs on their record, while Igokea continue their season with six. Read more here.

January 27, 2019 - Giant leap towards Playoffs for Partizan NIS
Partizan NIS are one (big) step closer to 2019 ABA League Playoffs, as they have outscored Mega Bemax at home in the match of the 17th round, which was also a clash of two main rivals in the battle for a spot in the ABA League Playoffs. Read more here.

January 27, 2019 - Orange night in Zagreb - Cedevita beat Zvezda
Cedevita became the first team to beat Crvena zvezda mts in the 2018/19 ABA League regular season and, more importantly, remained at the 2nd spot on the ABA League standings! The Orange troops simply played a stunning game. Read more here.

January 27, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague  Round 20 MVP: Angelo Caloiaro, Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv
Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv recorded its fourth consecutive Turkish Airlines EuroLeague victory thanks in part to the outsized efforts of Angelo Caloiaro, whose performance earned him the MVP award for Round 20. Caloiaro led Maccabi to an 84-75 home win against Panathinaikos. Read more here.

January 26, 2019 - De Colo leads CSKA to road win in Barcelona
In an entertaining battle with more than 30 lead changes and ties, CSKA Moscow went on the road to beat FC Barcelona 76-84. Nando De Colo scored 25 points on a career-high 7-for-10 shooting from three-point range to lead CSKA to a 15-5 record. Read more here.

January 26, 2019 - Cole, Bitadze lead Buducnost to another win
Buducnost VOLI registered its third consecutive win by downing guest Herbalife Gran Canaria 75-70 on Friday. Both teams now have 6-14 records, but Gran Canaria ranks 14th and Buducnost 15th as the Spanish side won by their first game by a bigger margin of 10 points. Read more here.

January 26, 2019 - Bayern rallies from 18 down at Khimki
FC Bayern Munich overcame an 18-point deficit to register a 60-71 road win over Khimki Moscow Region on Friday and stay a step ahead of the pack in the playoffs race. Bayern improved to 10-10 on the season to retain seventh place in the standings, while Khimki dropped to 7-13. Read more here.

January 26, 2019 - Darussafaka defends home court against Baskonia
Last-place Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul closed ranks on its home court to claim just its third win of the season, a nail-bitten 80-75 decision over visiting KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz on Friday. The hosts raised their record to 3-17 in a great show of pride, while Baskonia fell to 9-11. Read more here.

January 25, 2019 - Llull's late heroics helps Madrid beat Efes
Real Madrid stayed strong in the Spanish capital and registered its fifth consecutive win at WiZink Center by topping Anadolu Efes Istanbul 92-84 on Thursday. Madrid improved to 16-4 and is second in the standings. Efes dropped to 13-7, but kept its hold of fourth place. Read more here.

January 25, 2019 - Milan takes charge late to beat Zalgiris
Milan overpowered Zalgiris down the stretch to claim an 80-70 victory. Zalgiris led 57-58 with 6 and a half minutes remaining, but back-to-back three-pointers by Bertans and Kuzminskas gave Milan the lead for good and Mike James scored 9 points in the final 5 minutes to lead Milan to victory. Read more here.

January 25, 2019 - Caloiaro inspires Maccabi past Panathinaikos
Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv produced an intense performance to overcome Panathinaikos OPAP Athens 84-75 on Thursday night for its fourth straight win. The result lifted Maccabi to 9-11, while Panathinaikos lost its seventh in a row on the road to fall to 8-12. Read more here.

January 25, 2019 - Green, Muhammed lead Fenerbahce past Olympiacos
Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul remained undefeated at home this season in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague by downing Olympiacos Piraeus 90-75 in a rematch of the 2017 EuroLeague championship game on Thursday. Fenerbahce improved to 18-2 to keep its spot atop the standings. Read more here.

January 25, 2019 - 7Days EuroCup Top 16, Round 4 MVP: Bojan Dubljevic, Valencia Basket
Having already set several 7DAYS EuroCup records this season, center Bojan Dubljevic added another honor to his name by becoming the MVP for Top 16 Round 4 while leading Valencia Basket into the quarterfinals on Wednesday. Read more here.

January 24, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 20
Big names go head to head in Round 20 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season, with a high-profile coaching duel among the big storylines to watch out for as Zeljko Obradovic's Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul extend a warm welcome to Olympiacos Piraeus and David Blatt. Read more here.

January 24, 2019 - Panathinaikos loses Pappas to knee injury
Panathinaikos OPAP Athens suffered a big injury blow on Wednesday when it announced that guard Nikos Pappas will be out indefinitely with a knee injury. Pappas (1.95 meters, 28 years old) tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during a practice on Wednesday morning. Read more here.

January 24, 2019 - MoraBanc clinches first-ever quarterfinals berth
MoraBanc Andorra's magical ride reached the next stage as it punched its ticket to the 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals for the first time with an 86-74 home victory over Zenit St. Petersburg. MoraBanc used a 13-3 fourth-quarter run to remain undefeated in Group H. Read more here.

January 24, 2019 - Roberts's late heroics lift Unicaja in Limoges
Unicaja Malaga took an important step towards qualifying for the 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals by edging Limoges CSP 77-78 on the road on Wednesday. Unicaja improved to 3-1 in the standings and is second in Group G behind already-qualified Valencia Basket (4-0). Read more here.

January 24, 2019 - Valencia wins thriller in Belgrade to advance
Valencia Basket outlasted Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade 81-82 in a thriller on Wednesday night at Aleksandar Nikolic Hall in the Serbian capital to clinch a berth in the 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals. Sam Van Rossom scored the game-winner with 3.4 seconds remaining. Read more here.

January 24, 2019 - UNICS piles on the points to eliminate Cedevita
UNICS Kazan produced an offensive masterclass for the second consecutive week to demolish Cedevita Zagreb 83-100, eliminating the winless Croatian team. UNICS, which improved to 3-1, scored a club record 62 points in the first half. Read more here.

January 24, 2019 - Lokomotiv roars into quarterfinals
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar advanced to the 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals by downing ratiopharm Ulm 88-76 at home on Wednesday. Lokomotiv improved to 3-1 in Top 16 Group F and qualified to due to its 2-0 record against Ulm, which is third in the group at 1-3. Read more here.

January 23, 2019 - ASVEL remains perfect in Top 16
LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne led from start to finish in a rout of visiting Fraport Skyliners Frankfurt 75-52 to come on the verge of qualifying for the EuroCup Quarterfinals on Tuesday night. This was the fifth consecutive win for ASVEL, which improved to 4-0 in Group F. Read more here.

January 23, 2019 - Down 21, ALBA rallies past Rytas
Martin Hermannsson capped a career night by making the go-ahead free throws with 1.6 seconds remaining to lift ALBA Berlin to a hard-fought 87-85 victory over Rytas Vilnius on Tuesday at Mercedes-Benz Arena. Read more here.

January 23, 2019 - Partizan pulls out win in Monaco
Partizan NIS Belgrade remained in control of its own destiny, registering a big 68-71 road win at AS Monaco. Both team now have 2-2 records in Group E, but Monaco earned the potential head-to-head tiebreaker between the sides thanks to its 68-72 win in Belgrade last week. Read more here.

January 23, 2019 - ABA league Round 16 MVP: Filip Bundovic, Cibona
We have the MVP of the 16th round of the season and it is Cibona Filip Bundovic. Bundovic dominated the court in the game of his team against Petrol Olimpija. At this game he achieved 21 points, 4 rebounds, 2 blocks and a valuation of 29 in less than 18 minutes spent on court. Read more here.

January 22, 2019 - 7Days EuroCup Top 16, Round 4
The second half of the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 begins with the games of Round 4, in which the eight teams that were on the road a week ago host their opponents from Round 3. Four teams can clinch quarterfinals berths this week. Read more here.

January 22, 2019 - Khimki hires Kurtinaitis in place of Bartzokas
Khimki Moscow Region on Monday hired Rimas Kurtinaitis for a second candidacy as head coach of the club after Georgios Bartzokas resigned. The contract with Kurtinaitis is for the remainder of the season with an option for the 2019-20 campaign. Read more here.

January 22, 2019 - Skyliners add Holder, Larson
Frankfurt Fraport Skyliners will attempt to turn around their winless, injury-plagued 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 by adding two new players, Tra Holder and Tyler Larson, in time for Round 4. Holder (1.85 meters, 23 years old) is a point guard that played college ball in Arizona State. Read more here.

January 22, 2019 - Buducnost beat Cedevita in a thrilling ending
Buducnost VOLI and Cedevita have just added another spectacular match to their rivarly, while this time it was the Blue side who triumphed. Therefore, the battle for the 2nd spot has become very, very exciting. Buducnost VOLI and Cedevita have the same overall score (11-5). Read more here.

January 21, 2019 - Cibona better than Petrol Olimpija in Zagreb
In the only Sunday’s ABA League game in the 16th round, two regional powerhouses met in Zagreb and it were Cibona who were the better of the two squads in the game against Petrol Olimpija. This way, Cibona have returned to the upper half of the ABA League standings. Read more here.

January 21, 2019 - Zenit takes down undefeated CSKA
Zenit St. Petersburg defeated CSKA Moscow at home, 93-86. Zenit dealt CSKA its first loss of the season, leading the Army Men nearly the entire contest to give head coach Joan Plaza his first signature win at the club. Read more here.

January 21, 2019 - Khimki pulls away from Dragons
Khimki Russia defeated Tsmoki-Minsk Belarus at home, 70-50. Playing without several key contributors, including Alexey Shved, Khimki started slow in the 1st quarter. Tsmoki overcame an early deficit with three 3-pointers and entered the 2nd quarter on top, 19-18. Read more here.

January 21, 2019 - Enisey deals Astana third-straight loss
Enisey Russia defeated Astana Kazakhstan at home, 93-84. Enisey never trailed in a nine-point win over 6th-place Astana at home. Led by D’Angelo Harrison’s 17 points, Krasnoyarsk took control early in the 3rd quarter en route to its fifth victory of the season. Read more here.

January 20, 2019 - Maccabi's Kane out with injury
Newly reinjected into the playoffs race, Maccabi FOX was dealt a blow on Saturday when it announced that guard DeAndre Kane will miss at least three games with an injury. Kane, the team's leader in minutes played, suffered a hamstring injury as Maccabi defeated Barcelona 99-83. Read more here.

January 20, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 19 MVP: Will Clyburn, CSKA Moscow
With his team badly needing a bounce-back victory, CSKA Moscow forward Will Clyburn stepped up to deliver a big performance that led CSKA to a 77-70 comeback win over FC Bayern Munich, and in the process earned Clyburn MVP of the Round honors. Read more here.

January 20, 2019 - Mega Bemax keep their Playoffs dream alive
Mega Bemax boys have bounced back by winning a true basketball thriller against Mornar. Despite playing without two very important players such Adam Mokoka & Andrija Marjanovic certainly are, the squad from Sremska Mitrovica managed to return from a 15-point deficit. Read more here.

January 20, 2019 - Zvezda qualified for the Playoffs
The red & white winning streak has reached number 16! Crvena zvezda mts scored a convincing win against FMP this Saturday evening and became the first team to qualify for the 2019 ABA League Playoffs! Read more here.

January 20, 2019 - Partizan NIS grab an overtime win in nearly packed Visnjik
Partizan NIS have made another step towards securing themselves a spot in the ABA League Playoffs, as they have managed to beat Zadar on the road in Kresimir Cosic Sports Hall in front of an almost packed arena. Read more here.

January 19, 2019 - Zalgiris rallies to sweep Panathinaikos
In a hard-fought battle, Zalgiris Kaunas rallied from a first-half double-digit deficit to down visiting Panathinaikos OPAP Athens 82-69 at the Zalgirio Arena on Friday night. With this win Zalgiris swept Panathinaikos to take a tie-break advantage. Read more here.

January 19, 2019 - Buducnost stuns reigning champs
Buducnost VOLI Podgorica stunned reigning EuroLeague champions Real Madrid with a deserved 73-60 home win on Friday night. Madrid, which is eyeing another top four finish, falls to 15-4, while Buducnost claimed its fifth win of the season, and two in a row for the first time. Read more here.

January 19, 2019 - Moerman leads Efes to fourth straight win
Anadolu Efes Istanbul recorded its fourth consecutive win at home on Friday by downing cross-town rivals Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul 82-68. Efes improved to 13-6 in the standings to remain in fourth place while Darussafaka dropped to 2-17 and is 16th overall. Read more here.

January 19, 2019 - Huertas's late heroics lead Baskonia past Milan
In a thriller that went down to the wire, KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz grabbed his ninth win in the by edging AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan 80-75 at Fernando Buesa Arena on Friday. Baskonia improved to 9-10 in the standings and entered playoffs territory, as it ranks 8th overall. Read more here.

January 19, 2019 - Important road win for Igokea in Novo mesto
In the opening game of the 16th round of the ABA League season, Igokea have triumphed on the road in Novo mesto and are now closer to one of their goals of the season – protecting their spot in the ABA League. Read more here.

January 19, 2019 - Dragan Apic moved from FMP to Lokomotiv Kuban
FMP have confirmed that their best player Dragan Apic moved to Russian side Lokomotiv Kuban. Dragan Apić has spent five seasons with FMP. In the 2017-18 season he also played for Crvena zvezda mts. Read more here.

January 18, 2019 - Red-hot Maccabi routs Barcelona
Maccabi Tel Aviv led for all but one possession and was up by as many as 38 points in beating visiting FC Barcelona Lassa 99-83 for its third straight win on Thursday night. The win improved Maccabi's record to 8-11, while Barcelona dropped to 11-8. Read more here.

January 18, 2019 - Defense lifts Olympiacos over Khimki
Olympiacos claimed its seventh consecutive home victory by breezing past Khimki and former coach Georgios Bartzokas 71-57. The Reds led from start to finish and were up by 20 late in the third quarter, never looking in trouble despite a brief rally from Khimki early in the final stanza. Read more here.

January 18, 2019 - CSKA rallies from slow start past Bayern
CSKA Moscow trailed for more than three quarters, but pulled away late to muscle out a 77-70 win over visiting FC Bayern Munich in the Round 19 opener on Thursday night. With the win, CSKA improved to 14-5 to remain in third place in the standings, while Bayern dropped to 9-10. Read more here.

January 18, 2019 - Fenerbahce scores road win at Gran Canaria
Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul had little trouble in cruising to a 64-82 victory at Herbalife Gran Canaria to remain atop the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague standings. Nikola Kalinic led the way for Fenerbahce with 16 points, while Jan Vesely had 13 points, 7 rebounds, 2 steals and 3 blocks. Read more here.

January 18, 2019 - 7Days EuroCup Top 16 Round 3 MVP: Luke Sikma, ALBA Berlin
ALBA Berlin got back on the winning track with an overtime triumph at Rytas Vilnius to stay strong in Group E of the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16. The main catalyst in that win was forward Luke Sikma, whose performance index rating of 33 earned him the MVP honor for Top 16 Round 3. Read more here.

January 17, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 17
Round 19 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season offers another batch of exciting games, including a powerhouse seeking a return to winning ways and a number of games with direct consequences for the playoffs race. Read more here.

January 17, 2019 - Valencia tops Zvezda, extends streak
Valencia Basket extended its winning streak to seven games and remained perfect in the Top 16 with a 92-76 win over visiting Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade on Wednesday night. Valencia is now 3-0 and in first place in Group G and can qualify for the EuroCup Quarterfinals already next week. Read more here.

January 17, 2019 - Fridzon, Wright lift Lokomotiv in Ulm
In a direct battle for second place in Top 16 Group F, Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar climbed to 2-1 by downing ratiopharm Ulm 81-84 on the road on Wednesday. Lokomotiv is second, one win behind undefeated leader LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne, and Ulm third at 1-2. Read more here.

January 17, 2019 - ASVEL rides defense to win in Frankfurt
LDLC Asvel Villeurbanne maintained its perfect record in Group F with a 58-70 road victory at winless Fraport Skyliners Frankfurt. Defense did the job for the French side, which restricted Skyliners to no more than 17 points in each quarter and forced a total of 17 turnovers. Read more here.

January 17, 2019 - ALBA takes OT road win in Vilnius
ALBA Berlin took a huge step towards the quarterfinals with an 86-94 overtime win on the road at Rytas Vilnius. Niels Giffey forced overtime with a jumper just 3.6 seconds before the end of regulation before Stefan Peno and Rokas Giedraitis took over in the extra session. Read more here.

January 17, 2019 - Smith makes history in UNICS's home win
UNICS Kazan grabbed its second consecutive home win in Top 16 Group H by overwhelming Cedevita Zagreb 105-70 on Wednesday. UNICS improved to 2-1 in the standings and second in the group behind undefeated MoraBanc Andorra. Cedevita is fourth with a 0-3 record. Read more here.

January 17, 2019 - Dominik Mavra reinforced Krka
Krka strengthened their squad at the guard position. Therefore, Dominik Mavra will play for the Novo mesto squad until the end of the season. Mavra began his career in Zagreb and afterwards played for Split, Cibona, MKS Dabrova Gornicza and Karpos Sokoli. Read more here.

January 16, 2019 - Balanced Unicaja grabs home win over Limoges
Unicaja Malaga secured an important home victory by fending off Limoges CSP 79-72 on Tuesday. Adam Waczynski paced four Unicaja scorers in double figures with 16 points. Giorgi Shermadini had 13 points and both Brian Roberts and Mathias Lessort added 10. Read more here.

January 16, 2019 - Monaco captures Group E's first road win
AS Monaco captured the first road win in Group E of the Top 16 by holding off Partizan NIS Belgrade 68-72 on Tuesday evening. Monaco led by as many as 21 before a late Partizan rally, but held on thanks to some clutch shots from Derek Needham to improve to 2-1. Read more here.

January 16, 2019 - MoraBanc grabs big road win at Zenit
MoraBanc Andorra picked up a critical road victory in its quest to reach the 7DAYS EuroCup elimination rounds by knocking off Zenit St. Petersburg 71-80 to remain undefeated in the Top 16. Dylan Ennis scored 19 points on 4 three-pointers while John Shurna nailed 5 threes for 17 points. Read more here.

January 16, 2019 - ABA league Round 15 MVP: Elgin Cook, Cedevita
We have the MVP of the 15th round of the season and it is Cedevita forward Elgin Cook. Cook dominated the court in the game of his team against Cibona. At this game Elgin Cook achieved 23 points, 11 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals and a valuation of 32 in 40 minutes spent on court. Read more here.

January 15, 2019 - 7Days EuroCup Top 16, Round 3
Each game in Round 3 is the first of two head-to-head duels between the same teams in consecutive weeks. Three teams – LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne, Valencia Basket and MoraBanc Andorra – will try to keep their perfect Top 16 records intact. Read more here.

January 15, 2019 - Buducnost VOLI better than FMP in Belgrade
In the last game of the ABA League Round 15, Budućnost VOLI have grabbed an important win on the road in Belgrade – they have beaten FMP. That means that the Podgorica squad will remain firmly seated in the Playoffs zone after 15 rounds with 10 wins on their record in the third place. Read more here.

January 15, 2019 - CSKA solves Khimki, tightens grip on 1st
CSKA Moscow defeated Khimki Moscow Region at home, 75-65. Last season’s playoff finalists entered Monday’s game with the top two records in the League: CSKA in 1st (12-0) and Khimki in 2nd (10-1). Cory Higgins led winners with 17 points. Read more here.

January 14, 2019 - Panathinaikos, Payne reunite
Eleven months after he first signed with the club, Panathinaikos OPAP Athens and Adreian Payne are together again after the Greens signed the center to a deal for the remainder of the season. Payne played in 12 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague in a reserve role for Panathinaikos last season. Read more here.

January 14, 2019 - Six Mornar players reach double digits in win over Zadar
Mornar defeated Zadar at home court with 6 players reaching double digits. The boys from Bar have therefore quickly recovered from that shocking defeat they suffered last weekend and, more importantly, they have made a major step away from the danger zone. Read more here.

January 14, 2019 - Olimpija escape the bottom by beating Mega
Petrol Olimpija breathe easier after the 15th round of the ABA League season, as they have grabbed an important win in the battle of young prospects against Mega Bemax, which moves them away from the very bottom of the standings. Read more here.

January 14, 2019 - VEF snaps four-game skid, downs Zielona Gora
VEF Latvia defeated Zielona Gora Poland at home, 83-57. VEF picked up a much-needed win at home, pulling away from Zielona Gora in the second half for its third victory of the season. Andrejs Grazulis led the Latvians with 18 points, shooting 7-10 from the field. Read more here.

January 14, 2019 - Zenit sinks Nizhny from beyond the arc
Zenit St. Petersburg defeated Nizhny Novgorod at home, 103-78. Zenit put on another impressive display of team basketball, dismantling Nizhny Novgorod at SIBUR Arena, 103-78. The home team shot 56% from the field, including 15-25 from beyond the arc. Read more here.

January 14, 2019 - Avtodor cruises vs. PARMA, returns to .500
Avtodor Saratov defeated PARMA Perm at home, 93-76. Avtodor picked up its fourth win in five games, dominating PARMA in a 93-76 win at home. Saratov was led by 23 points from David Kravish, while Trae Golden recorded a double-double (12 points and 10 assists). Read more here.

January 14, 2019 - Kalev races past Tsmoki-Minsk
Kalev Estonia defeated Tsmoki-Minsk Belarus on the road, 95-82. Kalev picked up its first win of 2019 in the Belarusian capital, 95-82, by racing to a 19-point lead at halftime. Moultrie led the way for Estonians, recording his second double-double of the season with 22 points and 12 rebounds. Read more here.

January 13, 2019 - Cedevita beat Cibona in the derby of Zagreb
Cedevita have showed to Cibona who is currently the boss in the city. The Orange troops simply crushed their city rivals this Saturday evening and extended their winning streak to 9 games in the 2018/19 ABA League regular season. Read more here.

January 13, 2019 - Partizan NIS strengthened their position in Playoffs zone against Krka
Partizan NIS have put on a convincing performance to show off Krka in their 15th round encounter. This is the ninth win for the black and white this season in the ABA League and that means that they stay comfortably seated in the Playoffs Zone after 15 rounds of the season. Read more here.

January 13, 2019 - Zvezda win the thriller against Igokea
Crvena zvezda mts have won the thrilling game against Igokea on the road and have therefore kept the perfect score in the 2018-19 ABA League regular season! Red & whites had a lot of luck at the end, as Igokea had two open 3-point shots to win the match in the last seconds. Read more here.

January 13, 2019 - UNICS clips Astana for 10th win
UNICS Russia defeated Astana Kazakhstan on the road, 83-79. After letting a seven-point halftime lead slip away, UNICS stormed back in the 4th quarter to defeat Astana on the road, 83-79. This was a marquee match-up between top five teams and game lived up to its billing. Read more here.

January 13, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 18 MVP: Marcelinho Huertas, Baskonia
With his team shorthanded due to injuries and sickness, veteran point guard Marcelinho Huertas stepped up in a major way to lead KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz to an 83-66 blowout of Herbalife Gran Canaria and earned the MVP of the Round 18 honor for his effort. Read more here.

January 12, 2019 - Heurtel paces Barcelona to fifth straight win
In a key battle in the race to reach the playoffs, FC Barcelona Lassa registered its fifth consecutive win by downing Panathinaikos OPAP Athens 79-68 at Palau Blaugrana on Friday. Barcelona improved to 11-7 and is not tied on victories for fifth place in the standings with Olympiacos. Read more here.

January 12, 2019 - Bayern stops Milan, seizes seventh place
FC Bayern Munich picked up a big victory in the fight for the playoffs in beating AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan 93-87 to snap a two-game losing streak. Nihad Dedovic and Maodo Lo each scored 18 points, while Petteri Koponen and Stefan Jovic followed with 14 points apiece. Read more here.

January 12, 2019 - Baskonia rallies to down Gran Canaria
KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz got back to winning ways by overcoming a slow start to defeat Herbalife Gran Canaria 83-66. Baskonia improved to an 8-10 record after a game in which it rallied from an early double-digit deficit to run away to a big win in the fourth quarter. Read more here.

January 12, 2019 - Cole's game-winner lifts Buducnost in thriller
In a thriller that went down to the wire, Buducnost VOLI Podgorica broke its six-game losing streak by topping Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul 75-74 on Friday. Norris Cole exited a timeout and buried a jumper on the run for the game-winning points with 4 seconds left. Read more here.

January 12, 2019 - Maccabi stuns CSKA in Moscow for first time since 2004
Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv grabbed its first victory at CSKA Moscow since 2004 with a 76-93 upset on the road on Friday, marking the hosts' worst home loss in more than six years. It was also Maccabi's first victory against CSKA in 10 tries since the 2014 Final Four semifinals. Read more here.

January 11, 2019 - Madrid's offense overpowers Olympiacos
Real Madrid outlasted Olympiacos Piraeus to record a comprehensive 94-78 victory in an entertaining showdown between two EuroLeague powerhouses in the Spanish capital. Both offenses were on fire in the opening stages, but Madrid gradually pulled away and led for the last 28 minutes. Read more here.

January 11, 2019 - Fenerbahce overwhelms Zalgiris
Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul extended its home-court winning streak to 11 games dating back to last season with a 78-61 rout of Zalgiris Kaunas on Thursday at Ulker Sports and Event Hall. The Turkish champs improved to 16-2 to remain atop the standings. Read more here.

January 11, 2019 - Micic leads Efes past Khimki
Anadolu Efes Istanbul maintained its grip of fourth place in the standings with a commanding 81-72 home victory over Khimki Moscow Region. The hosts took command with an 11-0 run in the second quarter and never trailed after that, improving to 12-6 for the season. Read more here.

January 11, 2019 - Baskonia's Granger out several months
KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz playmaker Jayson Granger is set to be sidelined for at least three months due to an ankle injury. Granger has been battling injuries in his left ankle since last season and is now scheduled to undergo bursectomy surgery on Thursday, January 17. Read more here.

January 11, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 18
The third of four action-packed nights of Turkish Airlines EuroLeague games began Round 18 on Thursday with three games and as many wins for the home teams. Fenerbahce, Real Madrid and Anadolu Efes all strengthened their cases for home-court advantage in the playoffs. Read more here.

January 11, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 17 MVP: Kostas Papanikolaou, Olympiacos Piraeus
Not only did Olympiacos Piraeus grab a 91-87 overtime victory against Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz in a thriller, but veteran forward Kostas Papanikolaou earned himself the MVP honor with a performance index rating of 31, the best among players on winning teams in Round 17. Read more here.

January 11, 2019 - 7Days EuroCup Top 16 Round 2 MVP: Jamel McLean, Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar registered its first Top 16 win with a commanding 69-92 road success against Fraport Skyliners Frankfurt that was led by forward Jamel McLean, whose performance index rating of 31 earned him the Top 16 Round 2 MVP honor. Read more here.

January 11, 2019 - Igokea strengthened by Lukovic and Jerrett
Igokea will be stronger for Marko Lukovic and Grant Jerrett in the remainder of the season, as the two players have agreed on cooperation with the team of Laktasi. Marko Lukovic, who used to play for Mega Bemax, Krka and MZT Skopje Aerodrom and is arriving to Igokea from Manresa. Read more here.

January 10, 2019 - Hanga, Heurtel pace Barca to victory in Milan
FC Barcelona Lassa grabbed its fourth consecutive EuroLeague win by topping AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan 85-90 on Wednesday night. Barcelona improved to 10-7 and sixth in the standings, while Milan dropped to 8-9 and is seventh. Thomas Heurtel led the winners with 21 points. Read more here.

January 10, 2019 - Wilbekin sparks Maccabi comeback over Buducnost
Maccabi FOX recovered from an early 10-point deficit to boost its playoff hopes with a 81-76 home victory over Buducnost VOLI, which remains waiting for its first road victory. Norris Cole shone early for Buducnost against his former club, scoring 18 points in the first half in a total of 25. Read more here.

January 10, 2019 - Panathinaikos stops Bayern to seize eighth place
Panathinaikos OPAP Athens never trailed and made a move in the standings when it beat visiting FC Bayern Munich 77-67 on Wednesday. Both teams are tied with 8-9 records, but Panathinaikos moved into eighth place based on an better point difference in the overall standings. Read more here.

January 10, 2019 - De Colo fuels CSKA over Dacka
CSKA Moscow recorded its second consecutive road win by topping Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul 65-80. CSKA improved to 13-4 in the standings to remain alone in third place, while Darussafaka dropped to 2-15 and is at the bottom of the table. Nando De Colo led the winners with 17 points. Read more here.

January 10, 2019 - MoraBanc ends UNICS win streak
MoraBanc Andorra's magical season continued with an 86-80 victory over UNICS Kazan to remain perfect in the Top 16 while snapping the Russian team's seven-game winning streak. MoraBanc was playing without top scorer David Jelinek and point guard Rafa Luz. Read more here.

January 10, 2019 - Monaco edges Rytas
AS Monaco registered its first-ever Top 16 victory by edging visiting Rytas Vilnius 75-70 on Wednesday night. The result left both teams with 1-1 records and they were later joined by Partizan NIS Belgrade and ALBA Berlin to form a four-way tie in Group E. Read more here.

January 10, 2019 - Partizan protects home court against ALBA
Partizan NIS Belgrade bested ALBA Berlin 78-66 behind a spirited team effort at Aleksandar Nikolic Hall in the Serbian capital on Wednesday. The result forged a four-way tie in Group E with Partizan and ALBA Berlin joining AS Monaco and Rytas Vilnius at 1-1. Read more here.

January 10, 2019 - Karasev leads Zenit bombers to home win over Cedevita
Zenit St Petersburg used its prolific long-range arsenal to pick up its first Top 16 Group H victory by 98-84 over visiting Cedevita Zagreb. Sergey Karasev knocked down 5 of Zenit’s 14 three-pointers in scoring 19 points while Marko Simonovic hit 4 from deep for 18 points. Read more here.

January 10, 2019 - Valencia wins sixth in a row
Valencia Basket extended its winning streak to six games with a 74-79 road win at Limoges CSP on Wednesday night. Valencia is in sole possession of first place in the Group G with a 2-0 record, while Limoges dropped to 0-2. Read more here.

January 10, 2019 - Greens sign guard Sean Kilpatrick
Panathinaikos OPAP Athens has signed guard Sean Kilpatrick for the remainder of the season. Kilpatrick (1.93 meters, 29 years old) last played with Chicago in the NBA, where he averaged 15.4 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists in nine games last season. Read more here.

January 9, 2019 - Papanikolaou, LeDay inspire Olympiacos in OT
Olympiacos Piraeus roared back for a remarkable 91-87 overtime victory against visiting KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz in a thriller. Baskonia led for much of the game behind an outstanding one-two punch from point guards Marcelinho Huertas and Luca Vildoza. Read more here.

January 9, 2019 - Efes's defense dumps Zalgiris
Anadolu Efes Istanbul put on a defensive display in dumping Zalgiris Kaunas 58-79 on Tuesday evening at Zalgirio Arena. Efes outscored Zalgiris in every quarter in posting a convincing win to take its record to 11-6. Adrien Moerman tied career highs with 23 points. Read more here.

January 9, 2019 - Khimki snaps Fenerbahce's 12-game winning streak
Khimki Moscow Region took its first victory over Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul in nearly six years with an 84-78 overtime thriller at home in the Russian capital on Tuesday, snapping the visitors' club-record 12-game winning streak. Read more here.

January 9, 2019 - ASVEL downs Ulm to go top of the group
LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne protected its home court in a highly-entertaining and a high-scoring affair, downing visiting ratiopharm Ulm 93-89 on Tuesday night. The win improved ASVEL to 2-0 in Group F, while Ulm dropped to 1-1. Read more here.

January 9, 2019 - Lokomotiv bounces back, wins in Frankfurt
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar bounced back from its initial loss in Top 16 Group F by downing Fraport Skyliners Frankfurt 69-92 in Germany on Tuesday. Lokomotiv has a 1-1 record and dropped Skyliners to 0-2. Jamel McLean led six Lokomotiv scorers in double figures with 19 points. Read more here.

January 9, 2019 - Unicaja survives Zvezda comeback for first Top 16 win
Unicaja Malaga picked up its first win of the Top 16 by holding on against Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade 79-74. Unicaja needed to hit its free throws down the stretch after nearly giving up an 18-point third-quarter lead. Mathias Lessort led the way with 16 points. Read more here.

January 9, 2019 - Ryan Boatright joins Unicaja
Unicaja Malaga announced on Tuesday afternoon the addition of point guard Ryan Boatright until the end of the current season. Boatright arrives from the Texas Legend of the G League, where he averaged 6.9 points, 1.9 rebounds and 4.2 assists in over 20 minutes in 11 games. Read more here.

January 9, 2019 - Zubcic leaving Igokea
Igokea will be continuing the season in the ABA League without Tomislav Zubcic on their squad. With buyout payed to Igokea, the Croatian international is moving from Igokea to Manresa, a member of the Spanish Endesa League. Read more here.

January 8, 2019 - 7Days EuroCup Top 16, Round 2
In such a short round-robin period, there is little margin for error, so Round 2 of the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 is already crunch time for those teams that lost their Top 16 openers, while the Round 1 victors will seek to move further clear in their groups. Read more here.

January 8, 2019 - ABA league Round 14 MVP: Luka Bozic, Zadar
We have the MVP of the 14th round of the season and it is Zadar forward Luka Bozic, for the fourth time this season. Bozic dominated the court in Kresimir Cosic Arena in the game of his team against Petrol Olimpija. Read more here.

January 7, 2019 - Zalgiris nabs Thompson to replace injured Kavaliauskas
Zalgiris Kaunas announced on Sunday that it signed big man Deon Thompson to fortify the frontcourt after losing center Antanas Kavaliauskas to injury. Thompson (2.03 meters, 30 years old) arrives from Spanish side San Pablo Burgos, where he has spent the past season and a half. Read more here.

January 7, 2019 - Buducnost VOLI are back on the winning track
After losing 8 consecutive games (3 in ABA League and 5 in EuroLeague), Buducnost VOLI have returned on the winning path by beating Igokea in Round 14 of the 2018-19 ABA League regular season. Petar Popovic was the top scorer of Buducnost VOLI this evening with 14 points. Read more here.

January 6, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 16 MVP: Nikola Milutinov, Olympiacos Piraeus
Olympiacos Piraeus not only aced the Greek derby against Panathinaikos OPAP Athens in Round 16 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season, but one of its stars, center Nikola Milutinov, earned the MVP of the Round honor for the third time this season. Read more here.

January 6, 2019 - Cedevita grab overtime win against Mega Bemax
Two Playoffs zone teams have met in Sremska Mitrovica on Saturday night, and the game was just as exciting as one would expect from the clash of two teams, separated by only 1 victory before the beginning of the round. Read more here.

January 6, 2019 - Jock Landale wins the game for Partizan NIS
Partizan NIS defeated Mornar, thanks to Jock Landale who scored the game winning 2-pointer at the buzzer! Australian forward made an offensive rebound and just tipped the ball after Alex Renfroe missed his 2nd free-throw. Read more here.

January 6, 2019 - Cibona and Uljarevic parted ways
Cibona and Karlo Uljarevic have terminated their cooperation on mutual consent and the youngster from Osijek is no longer a member of the Wolfpack. Karlo Uljarevic will continue his career at Skrljevo. Read more here.

January 5, 2019 - Barcelona thrashes Darussafaka in team victory
FC Barcelona Lassa grabbed its third consecutive win by thrashing Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul 97-65 at home in Palau Blaugrana on Friday. Barcelona improved to 9-7 in the standings, good enough to rank sixth overall. Darussafaka is at the bottom of the standings with a 2-14 record. Read more here.

January 5, 2019 - Milutinov, Olympiacos rule one-sided Greek derby
Olympiacos Piraeus got back to winning ways and a perfect start to the new year with a resounding 79-65 win over the arch-rival Panathinaikos OPAP Athens at Peace and Friendship Stadium on Friday. Read more here.

January 5, 2019 - CSKA outlasts Zalgiris 79-84 in Kaunas
After winning by double-digits for most of the first 25 minutes, CSKA Moscow needed a late comeback to escape with a 79-84 victory against host Zalgiris Kaunas on Friday. CSKA improved to 12-4 and ended a three-game road losing streak. Zalgiris fell to 7-9. Read more here.

January 5, 2019 - Fenerbahce beats Baskonia, gets 12th straight win
In a great back-and-forth battle, Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul recorded its 12th consecutive victory by downing KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz 96-87 at Ulker Sports Arena on Friday. Fenerbahce leads the standings with a 15-1 record and Baskonia dropped to 7-9. Read more here.

January 5, 2019 - Cedevita lands Vladovic
Cedevita Zagreb announced on Friday the addition of guard Jakov Vladovic for the rest of the season. Vladovic (1.87 meters, 35 years old) arrives from Hermes Analitica of the Croatian League. In eight games with Analitica this season, Vladovic averaged 13.1 points, 3.8 rebounds and 4.0 assists. Read more here.

January 5, 2019 - 7Days EuroCup Top 16 Round 1 MVP: Andrew Albicy, MoraBanc Andorra
Andrew Albicy made history in many ways on Wednesday night as he led MoraBanc Andorra to victory in its maiden 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 game and became MVP for Round 1 of the phase. Albicy set club records for Andorra in the EuroCup with 6 three-pointers made. Read more here.

January 5, 2019 - Huge overtime win for Zadar over Petrol Olimpija at home
Zadar have beaten Petrol Olimpija at home in Kresimir Cosic Sports Hall and, even though it is still early to make such predictions, they have made a huge step towards protecting their spot in the ABA League for the next season. Read more here.

January 5, 2019 - Zvezda stormed through Novo mesto
While several teams from the upper part of the 2018/19 ABA standings suffered defeats in Novo mesto in the ongoing season, the leader did not slip on this tough away court. Crvena zvezda mts scored a convincing win against Krka and therefore kept the perfect score in the regular season. Read more here.

January 5, 2019 - Cibona beat FMP in Zagreb
Cibona have outgunned FMP in the battle of the middle of the standings. This way, Cibona have grabbed their sixth win of the season in the Round 14 and have tied themselves in the standings with the Belgrade squad. Read more here.

January 5, 2019 - Cibona sign contract with Roko Rogic and promote Roko Prkacin to the first team
Cibona announced that they have signed a contract with 26-year old point guard Roko Rogic and that they have promoted 16-year old hot prospect Roko Prkacin to the first team. Roko Rogic spent the first part of the 2018-19 season in Hermes Analitica. Read more here.

January 4, 2019 - Second-half surge takes Madrid past Maccabi
Great starts to the third and fourth quarters sent Real Madrid to a 91-79 home win over Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv on Thursday in the first game of the new year for both teams. Madrid remains in second place with a 13-3 record, while Maccabi stays 13th at 5-11. Read more here.

January 4, 2019 - Milan blasts Buducnost with record scoring performance
AX Armani Exchange Emporio Milan set a new club scoring record in a 111-94 rout of Buducnost VOLI Podgorica on Thursday night. Milan never trailed and set club records for points after one quarter (36) and in a half (56) en route to a lopsided win that took its record to 8-8. Read more here.

January 4, 2019 - Micic leads Efes past Bayern
Anadolu Efes Istanbul opened the regular season's second half in style by downing FC Bayern Munich 92-77 at home. Efes improved to 10-6 and remained fourth in the regular season standings while Bayern dropped to 8-8, joining a pack of teams fighting to stay in the playoff zone. Read more here.

January 4, 2019 - Khimki rolls in Gran Canaria
Khimki Moscow Region snapped its three-game road losing streak in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague by overwhelming Herbalife Gran Canaria 70-99 on Thursday. Both teams now have 6-10 records and sit two wins outside of the playoff zone. Dee Bost led the winners with 20 points. Read more here.

January 4, 2019 - ALBA opens Top 16 with victory over Monaco
ALBA Berlin protected its home court in the opening round of the Top 16 by downing visiting AS Monaco 83-74 in a Group E clash in the German capital on Thursday night. ALBA pulled away to a double-digit margin in the third quarter and then stopped Monaco's attempt to rally in the fourth. Read more here.

January 4, 2019 - Ulm continues win streak, holds off depleted Skyliners
ratiopharm Ulm opened the Top 16 with a hard-fought 70-63 win in an all-German League showdown against the visiting Fraport Skyliners Frankfurt in Group F on Thursday night. It was the third consecutive victory for Ulm, which won its last two regular season games. Read more here.

January 4, 2019 - MoraBanc's top scorer Jelinek out with sprained knee
MoraBanc Andorra's top scorer David Jelinek will miss the next month with a sprained knee. The team's sixth-man suffered the injury during his team's road win at Cedevita Zagreb. MoraBanc's medical staff diagnosed a Grade 2 tear of the lateral ligament in his left knee. Read more here.

January 4, 2019 - Skyliners injuries mount with Vargas, Bell-Haynes
Fraport Skyliners Frankfurt went limping into the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 with two more injures that will follow them into the new phase. Skyliners announced before tipping off against fellow German squad ratiopharm Ulm that two more players are injured going forward into the Top 16. Read more here.

January 3, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 16
The new year arrives in style with a batch of big games as the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season enters its second half, including an intense local derby and confident road warriors attempting to topple the leaders. Read more here.

January 3, 2019 - Milan signs Omic as Tarczewski to undergo surgery
AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan moved quickly to retain the strength of its frontcourt by signing Alen Omic to replace Kaleb Tarczewski in the front court for five or six weeks. Tarczewski injured his right thumb in Milan's last EuroLeague game, a 94-92 loss at Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv. Read more here.

January 3, 2019 - Valencia downs Unicaja in 2017 Finals rematch
In a rematch of the 2017 7DAYS EuroCup Finals, Valencia Basket triumphed over Unicaja Malaga 85-74 at home on Wednesday. Valencia remained undefeated at home in the EuroCup this season. Matt Thomas and Will Thomas paced the winners with 18 points apiece. Read more here.

January 3, 2019 - Zvezda powers past Limoges
Crvena Zvezda mts made a winning start to the Top 16 by withstanding a spirited comeback from CSP Limoges to gain an 83-71 victory in the capital of Serbia. Zvezda raced into a double-digit lead before the end of the first quarter and led the rest of the way. Read more here.

January 3, 2019 - Albicy's big night lifts MoraBanc at Cedevita
MoraBanc Andorra started the Top 16 with a tough road win over Cedevita Zagreb on Wednesday night. The visitors led by as many as 16 in the third quarter before roaring back to tie it with a minute to go, but Andrew Albicy scored an amazing go-ahead layup and Cedevita did not score again. Read more here.

January 3, 2019 - Kaba leads ASVEL to big road win
A game-long defensive battle to open Group F fell the way of the visitors as LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne topped Lokomotiv Kuban in what was a rare result for both teams. For the first time in nine EuroCup campaigns, ASVEL was able to win its first road game after the regular season. Read more here.

January 3, 2019 - Sutton, Parakhouski lead Rytas in Top 16 opener
Rytas Vilnius got off to a strong start in the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 by downing Partizan NIS Belgrade 80-74 in the Lithuanian capital on Wednesday. Dominique Sutton led the winners with 21 points and tied a personal best with 5 steals. Art Parakhouski posted 14 points and 8 rebounds. Read more here.

January 3, 2019 - UNICS edges Zenit in Russian derby thriller
UNICS Kazan tipped off the Top 16 by holding on for a thrilling 68-67 victory against Zenit St. Petersburg, which had plenty of chances to win a closely-contested game, including a potential game-winning three-pointer that was missed by Evgeny Voronov on the final possession. Read more here.

January 2, 2019 - 7Days EuroCup Top 16, Round 1
The 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 begins this week with the start of the new year. Most of the action – six games – will be played on Wednesday with two more games on a rare Thursday in the competition. The Round 1 slate will see clashes of domestic rivals from Russia, Germany and Spain. Read more here.

January 2, 2019 - Partizan adds Jankovic to the paint
Partizan NIS Belgrade continued reinforcing its roster ahead of the start of the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 by adding center Nikola Jankovic on a deal for the remainder of this season. Jankovic (2.07 meters, 24 years old) arrives from Estudiantes Madrid. Read more here.

January 1, 2019 - Knee injury sidelines Shengelia for a month
KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz suffered a big injury blow learning on Monday that it will be without the All-EuroLeague forward Tornike Shengelia for at least 3 or 4 weeks. Shengelia suffered a knee injury in the Spanish League game against Real Madrid on Sunday night. Read more here.

January 1, 2019 - MoraBanc boosts frontcourt with Jordan
MoraBanc Andorra added depth to its frontcourt just days before the start of the Top 16, signing center Jerome Jordan until the end of the season, the club announced on Monday. Jordan (2.13 meters, 32 years old) arrives from a Spanish side Breogan. Read more here.

January 1, 2019 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague MVP of December: Jan Vesely, Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul
As an All-EuroLeague First Team selection at the peak of his game on a team in first place coming off an undefeated month, Jan Vesely of Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul was the natural choice as Euroleague Basketball's MVP for the month of December. Read more here.

January 1, 2019 - ABA league Round 13 MVP: Dragan Apic, FMP
We have the MVP of the 13th round of the season and it is FMP big man Dragan Apic, for the third time this season and second time in a row. Apic dominated the court in FMP Arena in the game of his team against Mega Bemax. Read more here.

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