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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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. Check news archive here.