June 30, 2014 - Serbia win Turgut Atakol tournament Serbia
have made a powerful statement of their intentions at next week's U20
European Championship by triumphing in the prestigious Turgut Atakol
Tournament over the weekend. Nikola Jankovic top-scored for Serbia in
the final with 19 points. Read more here.
June 30, 2014 - Khimki adds Euroleague champ and MVP Rice Khimki
Moscow Region left no doubt of its intention to fight for another
Eurocup title on Monday, when it announced the addition of combo guard
Tyrese Rice, the bwin MVP of the 2014 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final
Four, to its roster for the next three seasons. Read more here.
June 30, 2014 - CSKA re-signs Teodosic for three years CSKA
Moscow will retain the services of its top backcourt player from the
last three seasons after point guard Milos Teodosic signed a new
three-year deal to remain at the club. Teodosic who first joined CSKA
in 2011, ranks fourth among the Turkish Airlines Euroleague leaders.
Read more here.
June 30, 2014 - Unicaja tabs All-Eurocup center Golubovic Unicaja
Malaga bolstered its front line on Monday with the addition of
All-Eurocup center Vladimir Golubovic. The sides signed a one-year deal
with an option for a second season. Golubovic (2.12 meters, 28 years
old) arrives from Aykon TED Ankara Kolejliler. Read more here.
June 30, 2014 - Cedevita signs Delas and Pilepic to multiyear contracts Croatian
champion Cedevita Zagreb made two more additions to the roster for its
second Turkish Airlines Euroleague season. The club from the Croatian
capital announced on Monday afternoon multi-year deals with shooting
guard Fran Pilepic and power forward Mario Delas. Read more here.
June 30, 2014 - Pinar Karsiyaka bulks up with Gabriel Pinar
Karsiyaka Izmir bolstered its frontcourt by announcing over the weekend
the signing of forward Kenny Gabriel to a two-year contract. Gabriel
(2.09 meters, 25 years old) arrives from Greek side Ago Rethymno, where
he played last season averaging 12.7 points and 9.2 rebounds. Read more
June 30, 2014 - Cantu gets defensive with Mbodj Pallacanestro
Cantu bulked up in the paint by bringing Cheikh Mbodj to the team on a
one-year deal. Mbodj (2.08 meters, 26 years old) arrives from Ilysiakos
Athens in Greece, where he posted 9.3 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.5
blocks per game last season. Read more here.
June 30, 2014 - Telekom Bonn and Brooks stay together The
roster of Telekom Baskets Bonn continued taking shape with the
announcement of a contract extension with shooting guard Ryan Brooks
for another season. Brooks averaged 9.9 points, 2.7 rebounds, 1.2
assists and 1.1 steals coming off the bench in the Eurocup last season.
Read more here.
June 30, 2014 - Paris-Levallois tabs veteran big man Ford On
its way back to the Eurocup for the second consecutive season,
Paris-Levallois reached an agreement to have veteran big man Sharrod
Ford help fill up the paint for the upcoming one. Ford (2.06 meters, 31
years old), arrives from Brose Baskets Bamberg. Read more here.
June 30, 2014 - Dijon tabs forward Joseph JDA
Dijon continued building roster for its Eurocup debut season, signing
forward Kris Joseph for next season on Monday. Joseph (2.01 meters, 25
years old) arrives from Elan Chalon, where he made his European and
Eurocup debuts last season. Read more here.
June 30, 2014 - Olimpia Milano ends 18 year wait It
has taken 6,604 days but EA7 Emporio Armani have finally celebrated
again their team winning the Italian Serie A title and, just like the
last time, a captain named Gentile lifted the trophy. Milano prevailed
74-67 at home over defending champions Montepaschi Siena in Game 7.
Read more here.
June 30, 2014 - Unics extends experienced two-time Eurocup champ Bykov Getting
its roster ready for the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Rounds,
Unics Kazan remained one of the most active teams early in the
offseason when it re-signed veteran point guard and two-time Eurocup
champion Sergey Bykov for two more years on Monday. Read more here.
June 30, 2014 - Lokomotiv Kuban hands on to Zubkov Lokomotiv
Kuban re-signed one of its most promising young players, Andrey Zubkov,
on his birthday to a new three-year deal over the weekend. Zubkov
played 21 Turkish Airlines Euroleague games last season with Loko
averaging 3.7 points and 1.0 rebounds in 8 minutes per appearance. Read
June 30, 2014 - Alba Berlin retains Obradovic on bench With
eyes on its return to the Turkish Airlines Euroleague in the fall, ALBA
Berlin has chosen to stay the course on its bench by re-signing head
coach Sasa Obradovic for next season, with an option for one more.
Obradovic, 45, has been head coach in Berlin for two seasons so far.
Read more here.
June 30, 2014 - Unics Kazan brings back veteran Vadim Panin After
helping one Russian Federation team reach the Turkish Airlines
Euroleague, veteran forward Vadim Panin will try again with another in
the qualifying rounds after signing to play for Unics Kazan the next
two seasons. Read more here.
June 27, 2014 - Barcelona topple Real Madrid in Spain FC
Barcelona eked out an 83-81 win over Real Madrid on Thursday night at
home, in Game 4 of the Spanish Liga Endesa finals, to reclaim the
domestic league title from their eternal rivals. Juan Carlos Navarro
was named Finals MVP for the third time in his career. Read more here.
June 27, 2014 - Unicaja hires Eurocup assists king Markovic Unicaja
Malaga made the first off-season addition to its roster with the
signing Stefan Markovic, the Eurocup's career assists king, to a
two-year deal on Friday. Markovic (1.91 meters, 26 years old) spent the
last season with Banvit Bandirma in Turkey. Read more here.
June 27, 2014 - Unics adds backup big man Gubanov Turkish
Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Rounds challenger Unics Kazan reached
into its recent past for a solid big man off the bench, Petr Gubanov,
signing him to a two-year contract on Friday. Gubanov (2.06 meters, 27
years old) previously played the 2011-12 season for Unics. Read more here.
June 27, 2014 - Stelmet Zielona Gora promotes Adamek to head coach Polish
League runner-up Stelmet Zielona Gora did not need to look far for a
new person to lead it into the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying
Rounds, promoting Andrzej Adamek from assistant to head coach on a
two-year contract. Read more here.
June 27, 2014 - Unics Kazan tabs Pedoulakis for bench Eurocup
runner-up will aim for a return to the Turkish Airlines Euroleague
through the qualifying rounds with a new head coach, Argiris
Pedoulakis, on its bench. Unics announced the signing of Pedoulakis,
50, to a one-year contract on Friday. Read more here.
June 27, 2014 - Every 10th NBA Draft pick comes from ABA League Dario
Saric, Jusuf Nurkic, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Nikola Jokic, Vasilije Micic
and Nemanja Dangubic are the ABA League players, that were selected at
the 2014 NBA Draft. In the end Saric is the highest pick among all
European players.Read more here.
June 26, 2014 - Bamberg gets explosive with Theis, extends Tadda German
powerhouse Brose Baskets Bamberg made its first roster moves ahead of
the new season by extending the contract of guard Karsten by for two
more years and bringing in explosive power forward Daniel Theis on a
two-year deal, too. Read more here.
June 26, 2014 - Asik, Calderon lift trade season curtain Turkish
center Omer Asik and Spanish point guard Jose Calderon will become the
first European players to change teams in the NBA when the summer
transfer window opens officially next Tuesday. Omer Asik will play for
the New Orleans Pelicans next season in the NBA. Read more here.
June 26, 2014 - Ivan Batur leaves Zadar Zadar
and Ivan Batur agreed on terminating contract, so this forward leaves
Visnjik after spending five senior seasons in his hometown. The team of
Zadar, which secured itself to avoid relegation from ABA League in the
last round of the past season 2013-14, has entered its reshaping
period. Read more here.
June 26, 2014 - EWE Baskets keeps Kramer for two more years On
the way to a new Eurocup season, EWE Baskets Oldenburg has made sure to
lock up one of its steadiest stars, swingman Chris Kramer, for two more
years. Kramer had a rock-solid Eurcup debut last season, tying for
fifth-best in steals in the regular season at 2.1 per game. Read more here.
June 26, 2014 - 2014-15 Eurocup team list proposed Euroleague
Commercial Assets Executive Board approved a proposed list of teams to
play in the 2014-15 Eurocup Regular Season to open the competition's
13th annual edition. The list consists of 29 teams to be joined by
seven more who will participate first in the Euroleague Qualifying
Rounds. Read more here.
June 26, 2014 - Dijon brings on Alingue to protect the paint JDA
Dijon made its first off-season roster addition on Friday by announcing
the signing of forward Jacques Alingue to a one-year deal. Alingue
(2.03 meters, 26 years old) comes from the second-division team BC
Souffelweyersheim, where he spent the last five seasons. Read more here.
June 26, 2014 - Pinar Karsiyaka keeps Dixon at point After
one of its best seasons this century, Pinar Karsiyaka Izmir is heading
into the new campaign with the same floor general. The club announced
Monday that it has re-signed veteran point guard Bobby Dixon to a
one-year extension. Read more here.
June 26, 2014 - Artland Dragons ink center Seiferth Artland
Dragons continued adding young talent to their roster for the 2014-15
Eurocup with the signing Tuesday of center Andreas Seiferth to a
one-year contract. Seiferth (2.09 meters) turned 25 on Monday and spent
last season with another German club, TBB Trier. Read more here.
June 26, 2014 - Banvit Bandirma extends Rowland for two more seasons Turkish
League semifinalist Banvit Bandirma, started shaping its roster for a
new Eurocup season with a two-year contract extension for guard EJ
Rowland (1.88 meters, 29 years old), one of the team's top performers
last season. Read more here.
June 26, 2014 - The Artland Dragons keep Holston German
squad Artland Dragons secured another pice of its roster for next
season with a one-season contract extension with point guard David
Holston. Holston (1.68 meters, 28 years old), nicknamed "Magic Dwarf",
had first arrived to Artland during the 2011-12 season. Read more here.
June 26, 2014 - Anadolu Efes goes big with Krstic In
its continuing roster remake, Anadolu Efes signed the most productive
player of the past three Euroleague seasons, veteran big man Nenad
Krstic, to a two-year deal. No player has collected more performance
index points than Krstic's 1,184 since the start of the 2011-12 season.
Read more here.
June 26, 2014 - CEZ Nymburk lands scoring guard Raivio CEZ
Basketball Nymburk further bolstered its backcourt by signing guard
Derek Raivio for the coming season. Raivio (1.90 meters, 29 years old)
arrives from Belgian side Okapi Aalstar, for whom he has played the
past two seasons. Read more here.
June 26, 2014 - Asvel inks point guard Green ASVEL
Villeurbanne continued building its roster for the next season and the
Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Rounds, adding point guard
Taurean Green on a one-year deal. Greene (1.84 meters, 27 years old)
comes from Limoges CSP, team he helped win the French title last
season. Read more here.
June 26, 2014 - CEZ Nymburk re-signs young forward Kriz CEZ
Basketball Nymburk continued being active in re-signing its players
early ahead of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Rounds,
extending forward Martin Kriz with a new two-year contract. Kriz was
the youngest player to play for Nymburk in Eurocup last season. Read
June 26, 2014 - Crvena Zvezda took Cibona's place in Euroleague Crvena
zvezda will participate in 2014/15 Euroleague season, the ECA executive
board decided. The Belgrade team will replace Cibona, which did not use
the option of participating in their competition. Levski Sofia will try
to reach Euroleague through the Qualifying Round. Read more here.
June 26, 2014 - EuroBasket Women 2015 field confirmed Eleven
teams punched their ticket to the EuroBasket Women 2015 in Hungary
& Romania, after the conclusion of the 2nd Qualification Round,
Wednesday. Croatia, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, Russia and Slovakia
qualified as winners of the six qualifying groups. Read more here.
June 25, 2014 - ECA board approves 2014-15 teams, steps toward comprehensive competition model The
Executive Board of Euroleague Commercial Assets, meeting in Barcelona,
unanimously agreed to propose team lists for the upcoming 2014-15
season and also to recommend changes designed to reach a comprehensive
competition model for European club basketball. Read more here.
June 25, 2014 - Nizhny Novgorod re-signs Ivlev at forward Russian
League runners-up Nizhny Novgorod continued preparing for their Turkish
Airlines Euroleague debut with the re-signing of forward Vladimir Ivlev
for another campaign. Ivlev (2.07 meters, 24 years old) played 20
Eurocup games last season with the team. Read more here.
June 25, 2014 - Nizhny Novgorod puts big man Parakhouski in the paint In
getting ready for its Turkish Airlines Euroleague debut, Nizhny
Novgorod made the first addition to a team that made Eurocup semifinals
and VTB League finals last seasons by signing center Artsiom
Parakhouski to a two-year deal on Tuesday. Read more here.
June 25, 2014 - Ukrainian clubs drop out of VTB League BC
Donetsk and Azovmash, the two clubs that have represented Ukraine in
the VTB United League will be unable to participate in the regional
league in the coming season. Azovmash is based in Mariupol, a city that
just like Donetsk has experienced social unrest. Read more here.
June 25, 2014 - Panathinaikos inks teen-prospect Papagiannis Panathinaikos
Athens made another investment in the future by announcing multi-year
agreement with big man Georgios Papagiannis on Wednesday. Papagiannis
(2.17 meters, 16 years old) is one of the greatest prospects in the
world. Read more here.
June 25, 2014 - Limoges adds veteran Amagou, keeps Zerbo For
its long-awaited return to the Euroleague, French champ CSP Limoges has
added a big dose of experience with Pape-Philippe Amagou for the next
two seasons. Amagou arrives from having played four of the last five
seasons with another French club, Roanne. Read more here.
June 25, 2014 - Sagadin returns to ABA League as MZT head coach Slovenian
tactician Zmago Sagadin replaced Zoran Martic at the bench of
Macedonian ABA League side MZT Skopje Aerodrom, the club from Skopje
announced on their official website. For the third season in a row MZT
Skopje Aerodrom, will be coached by a Slovenian. Read more here.
June 24, 2014 - Anadolu Efes inks rising star Saric One
of the most active Turkish Airlines Euroleague teams early in the
offseason, Anadolu Efes, has won the race for versatile forward Dario
Saric, one of the most coveted young players in the world, by signing
him Tuesday to two-plus-one-year agreement to play in Istanbul. Read
June 24, 2014 - Bass excited at Lattes Montpellier move One
of the most productive players in French basketball, Mistie Bass will
finally get the chance to play in EuroLeague Women after inking a
two-year deal with Basket Lattes Montpellier Agglomeration. Read more here.
June 24, 2014 - USK Prague pick Palau to pull strings Spanish
national team captain and EuroLeague Women veteran Laia Palau is back
on board with ZVVZ USK Prague after being tasked with pulling the
strings in the backcourt for a second season with the Czech champions.
Read more here.
June 24, 2014 - Ukraine punch final round ticket There
were celebrations in Cetinje but it wasn't from the locals after
Ukraine beat Montenegro 75-71 in the EuroBasket Women 2015 2nd
Qualification Round to punch their ticket for next year's Final Round.
Oleksandra Kurasova top scored for Ukraine with 18 points. Read more here.
June 23, 2014 - Olympiacos puts Pops in the paint! Olympiacos
Piraeus, active early in building its roster for next season, has added
one of the most dynamic big men in basketball, Pops Mensah-Bonsu (2.06
meters, 30 years old) , on a two-year deal announced Monday. Read more here.
June 23, 2014 - Departure of Partizan's captain After
winning their first trophy of the season, Serbian Superleague title,
Partizan NIS will have to continue their journey without the captain,
since French center Joffrey Lauvergne decided to leave the club. Read
June 23, 2014 - Panathinaikos signs teen Lountzis for five years Panathinaikos
Athens made an investment in the future Monday by signing tall teenage
point guard Michalis Lountzis to a five-year deal. Lountzis (1.94
meters, 15 years old) is the captain of the Greek under-16 national
team. Read more here.
June 23, 2014 - Euroleague US Tour sends champion Maccabi to Cleveland and Brooklyn The
Euroleague US Tour 2014 will feature Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv, the
reigning Turkish Airlines Euroleague champion, crossing the ocean for
the fifth time in the past decade to face two NBA opponents next
October. Read more here.
June 23, 2014 - Tango Bourges hand debut to Adams Danielle
Adams has been handed an opportunity to make her EuroLeague Women debut
next season after being snapped up by Tango Bourges. Danielle Adams
last stop in Europe was Israeli club Maccabi Ashdod. Read more here.
June 23, 2014 - Anadolu Efes lands defensive ace Lasme The
second-best shot blocker in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague this decade
switched teams with the announcement Sunday that Anadolu Efes Istanbul
inked Stephane Lasme to a two-year deal. Lasme arrives from
Panathinaikos Athens. Read more here.
June 23, 2014 - Olympiacos adds Eurocup champ Lafayette to backcourt Olympiacos
Piraeus added depth and experience to its perimeter by announcing a
two-year deal with veteran point guard Oliver Lafayette on Sunday.
Lafayette (1.88 meters, 30 years old) spent last season helping
Valencia Basket Club win the Eurocup. Read more here.
June 22, 2014 - Final round joy for flawless Latvia A
fifth successive triumph in the EuroBasket Women 2015 2nd Qualification
Round handed joyous Latvia a place at next year's Final Round after
they attained an 82-60 success in the Baltic derby against Estonia.
Elina Babkina and Aija Putnina led Latvia with 15 and 16 points,
respectively. Read more here.
June 22, 2014 - Classy Croatia sink Israel, seal place Croatia
showed their class by wrapping up their EuroBasket Women 2015 2nd
Qualification Round campaign with a crushing 83-56 victory in Israel to
cement a place at the Final Round next year. Luca Ivankovic top scored
for Croatia with a gam-high 17 points. Read more here.
June 22, 2014 - Partizan NIS remains the only champion of Serbia Partizan
NIS has beaten Crvena zvezda Telekom for the 3rd time in Serbian
Superleague finals on Saturday night and won the domestic championship
trophy for 13th time and 8th since the independence of Serbia. Read
June 22, 2014 - Saric and Nurkic invited to Green Room at NBA Draft Rising
stars of ABA League Dario Saric and Jusuf Nurkic, their clubs Cibona
and Cedevita, as well as ABA League, received a huge honour by NBA,
which invited the players to Green Room at the NBA Draft. Read more here.
June 22, 2014 - Novica Velicković leaves Mega Vizura The
reshaping of Mega Vizura roster ahead of the new season continues.
After the arrivals of Masan Vrbica and Aleksandar Marelja, the club
split with experienced power forward Novica Velicković, which will
continue with his career in Turkey. Read more here.
June 20, 2014 - Laboral Kutxa pens forward Shengelia to 3-year deal Laboral
Kutxa Vitoria has made forward Tornike Shengelia its first signing
ahead of the 2014-15 season. The sides signed a three-year deal that
was announced by the club. Shengelia comes off an eventful 2013-14
season in which he played for Chicago and Brooklyn in the NBA. Read
June 20, 2014 - Fenerbahce Proclaimed TBL Champions Fenerbahce
Ulker were proclaimed champions in the Turkish BEKO TBL on Thursday
night after Galatasaray Liv Hospital decided to forfeit Game 7 of the
finals. Bojan Bogdanovic has been one of the linchpins of Fenerbahce's
offence. Read more here.
June 20, 2014 - CSKA keeps signature forward Vorontsevich A
young Turkish Airlines Euroleague veteran is set to keep playing for
his signature club, as CSKA Moscow announced that power forward Andrey
Vorontsevich signed a new contract until the end of the 2016-17 season,
the club announced Friday. Read more here.
June 20, 2014 - Bayern culminate meteoric rise to top FC
Bayern Munich have conquered their first BEKO Bundesliga title since
1955 and in just three years since their sensational return to the top
flight of German basketball. The Bavarian club celebrated their
historic achievement as they prevailed 75-62 over Alba Berlin on the
road. Read more here.
June 19, 2014 - Cibona will not play in the Euroleague After
careful consideration, Cibona decided not to participate in the next
season of Euroleague, due to a difficult financial situation. "Club can
not meet all the required criteria for participation," they wrote in
the official announcement. Read more here.
June 19, 2014 - Union Olimpija extended with Pipan Union
Olimpija decided to extend their cooperation with the head coach Ales
Pipan. He will stay in Ljubljana for at least another season. At the
signing, Slovenian tactician was satisfied that the cooperation will
continue and he is looking forward, towards the forthcoming season.
Read more here.
June 19, 2014 - CSKA Moscow puts Itoudis in charge CSKA
Moscow on Thursday announced a two-year agreement to make Dimitris
Itoudis its new head coach. Itoudis arrives from Banvit Bandirma and
previously helped lead one storied franchise, Panathinaikos Athens, to
five Euroleague titles this century as its first assistant coach. Read
June 19, 2014 - Maccabi promotes Goodes to head coach Maccabi
Electra Tel Aviv did not have to look far to replace head coach David
Blatt. The Turkish Airlines Euroleague champion appointed Guy Goodes,
Blatt’s chief assistant over the past four seasons, as the team’s new
head coach on Thursday. The sides agreed to a two-year contract. Read
June 19, 2014 - Maccabi Electra, captain Pnini agree to new deal Reigning
Turkish Airlines Euroleague champion Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv has made
sure to keep its captain in uniform. The club announced Wednesday that
it has agreed to terms with Guy Pnini on a new multi-year deal. The
contract is for two seasons with an option for a third year. Read more here.
June 19, 2014 - Sizzling Croatia sail past Bulgaria A
red-hot shooting performance from Croatia paved the way for their third
win in the EuroBasket Women 2015 2nd Qualification Round as they
stormed to a 78-51 home success against Bulgaria in Group F. Read more here.
June 19, 2014 - Sweden extract a slice of revenge Having
lost their opening game of their EuroBasket Women 2015 2nd
Qualification Round campaign in Russia, there was a slice of revenge
for Sweden who completed a 57-52 victory against their Group E rivals.
Read more here.
June 19, 2014 - Relieved Italy escape Estonian test Staring
down the barrel of an unthinkable third consecutive defeat in Group C
of the EuroBasket Women 2015 2nd Qualification Round, a relieved Italy
escaped with a hard fought 52-45 success in Estonia. Giorgia Sottana
was the top scorer for Italy with 18 points. Read more here.
June 18, 2014 - Stefan Sinovec from Skopje to Szolnok Serbian
shooting guard, who played for MZT Skopje Aerodrom last season, will
stay in ABA League, but will change his address. Instead of MZT
Skopje's he will wear the jersey of Szolnoki Olaj in 2014/15 season.
Read more here.
June 18, 2014 - Five ABA League players early entries at NBA draft Six
ABA League players have declared for this year's NBA draft as early
entries and only one of them has withdrawn his names from consideration
at the event. Some of them have strong chances even to be selected
early in the 1st round. Read more here.
June 18, 2014 - Anadolu Efes signs three-time champion Perperoglou Anadolu
Efes Istanbul has added priceless experience with the signing of
forward Stratos Perperoglou, a three-time Turkish Airlines Euroleague
champion, for the next two seasons, the club announced Wednesday. Read
June 18, 2014 - Wittmann replaces Simon in Szolnok Only
10 days after winning the new national championship trophy, Szolnoki
Olaj started composing the team for the next season. Krisztian Wittmann
will replace Balazs Simon at the point guard position. Krisztian
Wittmann (184-1985), comes from KTE-Duna Aszfalt. Read more here.
June 18, 2014 - Ukraine step closer to Qualifying With
a convincing 92-76 win over Germany, Ukraine have gone within touching
distance of a spot at EuroBasket Women 2015, whilst also crushing the
hopes of their opponents. Alina Iagupova was once more powering
Ukraine's offensive output. Read more here.
June 17, 2014 - Sasa Pukl is the best rated referee Sasa
Pukl is the best rated ABA League referee for the 2013-14 season. This
flattering honour, along with the fact that he officiated also the
final game of Euroleague, is the best possible evidence, that the
Slovenian Sasa Pukl referee had an amazing season. Read more here.
June 17, 2014 - Limoges CSP signs center Batista French
League champion Limoges CSP began to prepare its return to the top
competition in Europe next season by inking veteran center Joao Paulo
Batista to a two-year deal. Batista (2.04 meters, 32 years old) arrives
from Le Mans Sarthe Basket, where he has played the last six seasons.
Read more here.
June 17, 2014 - Famila Schio go with Gatti Beretta
Famila Schio have clinched the signature of playmaker Giulia Gatti from
arch rivals Passalacqua Ragusa. The 25-year-old makes the switch to
Schio having continued her unusual run of changing teams every summer.
Read more here.
June 17, 2014 - Robinson is another USK Prague returnee The
theme of continuity at Czech Republic champions ZVVZ USK Prague
continues to feel stronger after the club revealed livewire guard
Danielle Robinson was returning for the 2014-15 campaign. Robinson
joins a long list of returnees. Read more here.
June 17, 2014 - Zandalasini to shine with Famila Schio One
of the hottest properties in European basketball, rising star Cecilia
Zandalasini is to represent Italian champions Beretta Famila Schio next
season. The 18-year-old has however not yet committed to moving
straight into the pro-game by keeping her options of attending College.
Read more here.
June 16, 2014 - New Vice-Presidents announced Cyriel
Coomans, Dino Meneghin and Oleksandr Volkov were announced as the FIBA
Europe Vice-Presidents for the 2014-2018 term of office at the first
sitting of the new FIBA Europe Board on Friday in Munich, Germany. Read
June 16, 2014 - CSKA Moscow, Messina part ways CSKA
Moscow officially announced today it parts ways with its head coach
Ettore Messina. It was Messina’s second stint with the Russian
powerhouse, and he steps down after two seasons during which he led the
club to two Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four semifinal
appearances. Read more here.
June 16, 2014 - Israel dig out valuable maiden success There
was a palpable sigh of relief in Ramat Gan as the home favourites
Israel dug out a nail-biting 71-68 win against Bulgaria to take a first
success in the EuroBasket Women 2015 2nd Qualification Round. Read more
June 16, 2014 - Kobryn class takes Poland to OT Triumph Ewelina
Kobryn underlined why her return to national team action was so widely
celebrated after a class effort took Poland to a 75-70 overtime success
against Slovakia in the EuroBasket Women 2015 2nd Qualification Round.
Read more here.
June 16, 2014 - Spurs beat Heat 104-87 in Game 5 to win NBA title Finals
MVP Kawhi Leonard had 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Spurs, who
added this title to the ones they won in 1999, 2003, '05 and '07. They
nearly had another last year, but couldn't hold off the Heat. Read more
June 14, 2014 - Semen Antonov named VTB League’s Top Russian Player Nizhny
Novgorod forward Semen Antonov has been named the 2013-2014 VTB United
League's Top Russian Player. He was honored in Moscow prior to Game 3
of the VTB United League playoff finals. Read more here.
June 14, 2014 - Wright scores 15 to lead Storm past Stars The
Seattle Storm did not let another game slip away on the road. Tanisha
Wright scored 15 points and the Seattle Storm never trailed, holding
off San Antonio's late rally in a 79-72 victory over the Stars on
Friday night. Camille Little scored 13 points, Temeka Johnson added 11.
Read more here.
June 14, 2014 - VTB United League, CSKA crowned champions!!! CSKA
Moscow defeated Nizhny Novgorod in Game 3 of the playoff finals, 82-66,
to capture the championship. The game was even for most of the first
half, before CSKA dominated the final three minutes to pull ahead by
seven points at halftime. Read more here.
June 14, 2014 - Three-Peat for Ploiesti in Romania CSU
Asesoft Ploiesti have edged out CS Municipal Oradea 3-2 in the play-off
finals of the Romanian LNB league to lift their third domestic champion
trophy in a row and the 10th in the club's history. Ploiesti then
cruised to a 95-76 win at home in Game 2. Read more here.
June 14, 2014 - France's Petro puts career on hold EuroBasket
2013 champion Johan Petro should be over the moon this summer but
instead his - immediate at least - future is mired by uncertainty.
Petro returned to the senior French national team last September and
helped France conquer first gold medal at EuroBasket in Slovenia. Read
June 13, 2014 - FIBA Europe relocate EuroBasket 2015 The
Board of FIBA Europe has decided to relocate EuroBasket 2015 from
Ukraine to a new destination, during its meeting in Munich, Germany on
Friday. The decision was taken after a careful consideration of the
continuous political situation and security issues in Ukraine. Read
June 13, 2014 - Cedevita adds Gordic to its backcourt Looking
ahead to its Turkish Airlines Euroleague return next season, Adriatic
League runner-up Cedevita Zagreb added depth to its backcourt adding
big guard Nemanja Gordic on a three-year deal. Gordic (1.95 meters, 26
years old) played with Igokea Aleksandrovac last season. Read more here.
June 13, 2014 - Spurs take 3-1 lead with 107-86 victory over Heat Kawhi
Leonard had 20 points and 14 rebounds, and the Spurs routed the Heat
again, winning 107-86 to open a commanding 3-1 lead. The Spurs can win
their fifth NBA championship with a victory at home in Game 5 on Sunday
and avenge their seven-game loss to Miami last year. Read more here.
June 13, 2014 - David Blatt resigns as Maccabi Electra head coach Maccabi
Electra Tel Aviv announced on Thursday evening that David Blatt is
stepping down as head coach after four seasons at the helm. Maccabi
finished its fantastic season on Wednesday by winning the Israeli
League championship, completing a dream campaign. Read more here.
June 13, 2014 - Union Olimpija split with Gailius Union
Olimpija decided not to keep Deividas Gailius in the 2014-15 season
although he was one of the team’s strongest weapons. The reason for the
decision were his problems with a knee injury, which prevented him to
help Union Olimpija in the last phase of the national championship.
Read more here.
June 13, 2014 - Maccabi's trophy case hits century mark Maccabi
Tel Aviv completed a glorious season treble on Wednesday night and
reached an almost unimaginable, certainly enviable, milestone by
collecting their 100th trophy in the club's history. Tyrese Rice, the
Euroleague Final Four MVP, paved the way to the triumph with 30 points.
Read more here.
June 13, 2014 - Turow dethrone Stelmet in Poland PGE
Turow Zgorzelec have knocked down defending champions Stelmet Zielona
Gora in the Finals of the Polish Tauron PLK to conquer the domestic
crown for the first time in the club's history. Nemanja Jaramaz was
instrumental in Turow's success. Read more here.
June 12, 2014 - Prostran moves to Sweden Point
guard Toni Prostran, that returned home for the past two seasons, will
no longer wear Zadar's jersey. This became clear, after the Swedish
side Norrkoping Dolphins announced the signing of the 23-year old
player. Read more here.
June 12, 2014 - Larkins helps Fever beat Storm 76-68 Erlana
Larkins scored 17 points and Natasha Howard and Shavonte Zellous each
added 13 to help the Indiana Fever beat the Seattle Storm 76-68. The
Fever (5-4) overcame a nine-point, second-quarter deficit, taking the
lead at 63-61 on Marissa Coleman's 3-pointer with 4 minutes to play.
Read more here.
June 12, 2014 - Portugal burn Italy in dramatic Finale They
may have been viewed as underdogs prior to the start of the EuroBasket
Women 2015 2nd Qualification Round but Portugal showed they can be
contenders after stunning Italy with a nail-biting 54-52 home success.
Read more here.
June 12, 2014 - Greece confirm Katsikaris ss new coach The
beginning of the long-awaited era of Fotis Katsikaris at the helm of
the Greek national team was confirmed officially on Wednesday morning.
The naming of Fotis Katsikaris as Greek national team head coach has
been a long time in the making. Read more here.
June 12, 2014 - Murphy magic inspires Montenegro Days
after beating Germany at home in the EuroBasket Women 2015 2nd
Qualification Round, Montenegro claimed a 60-48 road victory against
their Group D rivals thanks to some stellar work from Eshaya Murphy.
Read more here.
June 12, 2014 - Croatia sneak past Israel in Thriller There
was near unbearable tension down the stretch in Slavonski Brod as
Croatia held their nerve to dig out a dramatic 76-73 Group F victory
against Israel in the EuroBasket Women 2015 2nd Qualification Round.
Read more here.
June 12, 2014 - Komatina leaves Buducnost VOLI Soon
after the end of the 2013/14 season, Montenegrin champions Buducnost
VOLI and their player Milos Komatina parted their ways. Another season,
where Buducnost VOLI won the double crown by winning both domestic Cup
and Championship trophy, is over. Read more here.
June 11, 2014 - Leonard, Spurs roll to 111-92 victory over Heat Kawhi
Leonard scored a career-high 29 points, and the Spurs made a
finals-record 75.8 percent of their shots in the first half in a 111-92
victory over the Miami Heat on Tuesday night that gave them a 2-1 lead.
Read more here.
June 11, 2014 - Panathinaikos lands Ivanovic as head coach One
of the most experienced Turkish Airlines Euroleague coaches returns to
the competition with the announcement that Panathinaikos inked Dusko
Ivanovic to a two-year deal. Ivanovic, 56, last walked the sidelines of
the Euroleague with Laboral Kutxa Vitoria of Spain. Read more here.
June 11, 2014 - Cedevita Croatian champion for the first time Cedevita
has become the champion of Croatian A-1 League for the first time in
history by sweeping the final series against Cibona 3:0. Cedevita
Zagreb has won the double crown this season, since after they had
previously won the Croatian Cup title. Read more here.
June 10, 2014 - Ostend claim three-peat in Belgium BC
Telenet Oostende were proclaimed Belgian Ethias League champions for
the third consecutive year, adding a record 15th championship title to
their collection. Ostend enjoyed a 98-61 rout of Okapi Aalstar at home
in the tie-breaking fifth game of the play-off finals and won the
series 3-2. Read more here.
June 10, 2014 - USK Prague turn to Vaughn again ZVVZ
USK Prague have decided to welcome Kia Vaughn back for a third
consecutive year at the club. The player was a fundamental part of the
team's historic run to a first-ever appearance at the EuroLeague Women
Final Eight, having averaged a near double-double campaign. Read more here.
June 10, 2014 - Zoran Martic leaves MZT Despite
the fact that he has won the double crown with the Skopje member of ABA
League, Zoran Martic left the position on the bench of MZT Skopje
Aerodrom after the end of a successful season. The news comes as some
sort of surprise. Read more here.
June 10, 2014 - CSKA wins, Nizhny puts up fight In
Game 1 of the VTB United League playoff finals, CSKA Moscow defeated
Nizhny Novgorod on the road, 65-54. The Army Men took advantage of
their size advantage to pull away and lead by 19 points late in the
third quarter. Read more here.
June 9, 2014 - 2014-15 Eurocup competition system announced The
2014-15 Eurocup will maintain its standing as the most inclusive and
broad-based club competition in Europe with one change to the
qualification of clubs for next season, as well as the consolidation of
the changes made prior to the 2013-14 edition. Read more here.
June 9, 2014 - James carries Heat past Spurs to tie NBA Finals James
had 35 points and 10 rebounds in a powerful comeback from the cramps
that knocked him out of the opener, as the Heat tied the NBA Finals
with a 98-96 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 2 Sunday night.
Read more here.
June 9, 2014 - Szolnoki Olaj stays in ABA League According
to the decision made by ABA League board, Szolnoki Olaj received a wild
card to participate in our competition in 2014/15 season. The new
Hungarian champion now only needs to fulfill the terms, agreed on in
the negotiations with the league management. Read more here.
June 9, 2014 - ABA League players shined at Adidas Eurocamp Four
ABA League players found their spot in the All Star team at the
prestigious international basketball camp for young players in Treviso,
Adidas Eurocamp. As the All Stars have beaten U18 Team USA, the four
players from our competition have shown excellent performances. Read
June 9, 2014 - Lithuania make statement of intent Lithuania
showed why they could be the team to beat in EuroBasket Women 2nd
Qualification Round Group B after making a real statement of intent
with a 108-66 win against FYR of Macedonia. Gintare Petronyte led
Lithuania's offensive against FYR of Macedonia. Read more here.
June 9, 2014 - Dubljevic at the double for Montenegro A
double-double by Jelena Dubljevic and some strong second-half defence
paved the way for Montenegro to claim a 63-52 home court victory
against Germany in the EuroBasket Women 2015 2nd Qualification Round.
Read more here.
June 9, 2014 - Slovakia see off gutsy Slovenia While
all the talk ahead of the EuroBasket Women 2015 2nd Qualification Round
was how Slovakia had turned to Kristi Toliver, they didn't need their
naturalised star to rack up a fine 74-58 win against Slovenia. Read
June 8, 2014 - McCoughtry, De Souza lead Dream past Sky, 97-59 Erika
De Souza in her seventh WNBA season with Atlanta, has played on three
teams that lost in the finals. De Souza and Angel McCoughtry each
scored 20 points, and the Dream beat the Chicago Sky 97-59 on Saturday
night for Atlanta's most lopsided win in franchise history. Read more here.
June 8, 2014 - Dupree, Griner lead Mercury by Stars 91-79 in 20T Diana
Taurasi refused to give in when the Phoenix Mercury were at a low
point. Candice Dupree had 26 points, Brittney Griner added 16 points
and 18 rebounds and Phoenix rallied for a 91-79 victory in double
overtime against San Antonio on Saturday night. Read more here.
June 8, 2014 - Fifth Hungarian title for Szolnoki Olaj Szolnoki
Olaj completed the Hungarian double crown on Saturday, by sweeping
Atomeromu SE in finals of Hungarian Championship with three straight
victores. This is the fifth Hungarian Championship winner title for the
team from Szolnok. Read more here.
June 8, 2014 - Stylish Russia seize initiative in Group E Russia
raised the EuroBasket Women 2015 2nd Qualification Round curtain in
style by posting an assured 65-51 victory against Sweden to hand a
competitive debut win to new head coach Anatoliy Myshkin. Belyakova had
14 points and a fabulous nine assists. Read more here.
June 7, 2014 - 21 years without Drazen Petrovic On
this day, 21 years ago, one of the greatest tragedies in the history of
basketball occured, as the best Croatian and perhaps best European
basketball player of all times, Dražen Petrović, only 28 years old at
that time, passed away even before he could have reached his career
peak. Read more here.
June 7, 2014 - Another youngster in Mega Vizura After
they brought in power forward Aleksandar Marelja and extended contracts
for the forthcoming season with Nenad Miljenovic and Nemanja Krstic,
Mega Vizura has signed with Montenegrin point guard Masan Vrbica. Read
June 7, 2014 - Storm send Lynx to first loss, 65-62 The
Seattle Storm finally found a way to finish a game - and in the
process, finished off Minnesota's season-opening win streak. Tanisha
Wright scored 13 points, including a pair of free throws with 10.3
seconds left, and the Storm hung on to hand the Lynx their first loss
of the season. Read more here.
June 7, 2014 - Sparks rout Sky 102-88 The
Los Angeles Sparks played their best offensive game of the season
despite a hobbled Candace Parker. The Sparks scored season-high points
and shot a season-best 56 percent from the field in a 102-88 victory
over the Chicago Sky on Friday night. Read more here.
June 7, 2014 - Datome to lead Italy in Qualifiers Italy
head coach Simone Pianigiani has clearly indicated that Detroit Pistons
forward Luigi Datome will be the focal point of his team during their
EuroBasket 2015 qualification campaign this summer. Datome is the only
one of Italy's four NBA players in a 15-strong preliminary list of
players. Read more here.
June 7, 2014 - Goethals - no excuses for injured Cats Belgium
may well be missing a couple of key players as they head into battle in
the EuroBasket Women 2nd Qualification Round campaign, but this isn't
diluting the ambition of Daniel Goethals. Goethals is using the loss of
the likes of Sien Devliegher as any kind of excuse. Read more here.
June 7, 2014 - Pawlak proud to be back for Poland While
the comeback of the previously retired Ewelina Kobryn has written
headlines in Poland, there is also another notable returnee for the
EuroBasket Women 2015 2nd Qualification Round. Paulina Pawlak
wants to build off the success she experienced this year with Wisla
Can-Pack. Read more here.
June 7, 2014 - Vucetic, Serbia out to make amends Sixth
place for Serbia at a European youth championship borders on a national
tragedy. Vasilije Vucetic and the Serbians will be out to right their
disappointment from last summer as they prepare for the 2014 U18
European Championship. Read more here.
June 6, 2014 - Mega Vizura brings in Marelja, extends two players On
Friday, Mega Vizura has announced the arrival of a new player,
Aleksandar Marelja, while two youngsters from their current squad,
Nenad Miljenović and Nemanja Krstić extended their contracts with the
club that played their home ABA League games in Smederevo last season.
Read more here.
June 6, 2014 - 14 ABA players invited to Serbia national team Serbia
national team head coach Aleksandar Djordjevic announced the
preliminary squad for Serbia national team, which will compete at the
World Cup in Spain this summer. 14 out of total 29 players that will
attend the training camp, will arrive from ABA League. Read more here.
June 6, 2014 - Preliminary squad of Bosnia and Herzegovina national team presented The
preliminary squad for national team of Bosnia and Herzegovina has been
presented in Sarajevo, without the presence of head coach Dusko
Ivanovic. 23 names were selected to the preliminary squad, amongst
those are two naturalized players, Zack Wright and D.J. Cooper. Read
June 6, 2014 - Flamengo and Maccabi to play 2014 Intercontinental Cup in September FIBA,
FIBA Americas and Euroleague Basketball are pleased to announce that
the 2014 FIBA Euroleague Intercontinental Cup will feature Maccabi
Electra, the new Euroleague winner, going against the 2014 FIBA Liga de
las Americas champion Flamengo of Brazil. Read more here.
June 6, 2014 - Stars shoot past Liberty 87-75 Sophia
Young-Malcolm is still working her way back from an ACL injury that
sidelined her for all of last season. She had her best game of the
young season, scoring 18 points on 8-for-9 shooting, to help the San
Antonio Stars beat the New York Liberty 87-75 on Thursday night. Read
June 6, 2014 - Digiturk and Euroleague Basketball sign five-season deal Digiturk
and Euroleague Basketball signed an agreement on the broadcasting
rights of Turkish Airlines Euroleague games. The deal, which grants the
broadcasting rights of Euroleague games to Digiturk for the next 5
seasons, was signed and became official at a ceremony. Read more here.
June 6, 2014 - Spurs handle Heat, win 110-95 in NBA Finals Game 1 ''Beat
the Heat!'' had a whole new meaning in a sweltering start to the NBA
Finals. The San Antonio Spurs handled the conditions, and the team, and
it sure helped when a suffering LeBron James couldn't make it to the
finish. Read more here.
June 5, 2014 - Prague hold high hopes for new recruits ZVVZ
USK Prague may have retained the core of their team from what was an
outstanding 2013-14, but there is huge excitement at the new arrivals
who will line up on their roster next season. Tereza Vyoralová is
considered one of the biggest up-and-coming hopes in the Czech
Republic. Read more here.
June 5, 2014 - Sernius warns of Belgium Lithuania
head coach Mantas Sernius has warned of the danger posed by Group B
rivals Belgium in the forthcoming EuroBasket 2015 2nd Qualification
Round. The play-caller quickly identified Belgium as posing the main
threat to his team's prospects of punching a ticket for Final Round.
Read more here.
June 5, 2014 - Panathinaikos repeat double conquest Panathinaikos
have completed their second consecutive League and Cup double in
Greece, after successfully defending their Basket League OPAP crown
against arch-rivals Olympiacos Piraeus. The Greens of Athens prevailed
82-71 at OAKA Arena in the deciding fifth game. Read more here.
June 5, 2014 - Double blow for Russia As
the clock ticks down towards the start of the EuroBasket Women 2015 2nd
Qualification Round this weekend, Russia will have to do without the
services of the highly influential Natalia Zhedik and Natalia Vieru.
Read more here.
June 5, 2014 - Gechevski bows out with third MZT Title Emblematic
F.Y.R. of Macedonia international Todor Gechevski celebrated a 3rd
consecutive league crown with MZT Skopje in the final game of his
basketball career. Gechevski, who turns 37 in August, had announced
earlier this year that he would retire at the end of the current
season. Read more here.
June 5, 2014 - Bojovic to pull Fenerbahce strings Fenerbahce
have turned their attention to Serbian playmaker Miljana Bojovic after
persuading the point guard to leave Good Angels Kosice after five
consecutive seasons in Slovak Republic. Last season she averaged 8.4
points and 5.8 assists in the competition. Read more here.
June 5, 2014 - End of regular season in Serbia The
regular season of Serbian Superleague has ended. For the end, Partizan
beat Mega Vizura in an ABA League clash in Hala sportova. Crvena zvezda
was better than Metalac, while Radnicki overcame Borac in Cacak. Read
June 5, 2014 - 2014-15 Turkish Airlines Euroleague licence allocation criteria The
following criteria for the allocation of licences to participating
teams for the 2014-15 Euroleague season were approved at the Euroleague
Commercial Assets (ECA) shareholders' meeting held on July 3, 2013. The
Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season will be played with 24
teams. Read more here.
June 4, 2014 - Ivkovic to rebuild with youth in Istanbul The
reign of Dusan Ivkovic at Anadolu Efes was confirmed officially over
the weekend and commenced on Tuesday, with the presentation of the
legendary Serbian coach in Istanbul. Ivkovic has signed a two-year
contract with the Turkish juggernauts. Read more here.
June 4, 2014 - Wisla land deal with Kaczmarczyk Wisla
Can-Pack have bolstered their frontcourt and wing options by signing a
deal with versatile forward and Polish national team player Agnieszka
Kaczmarczyk. The 25-year-old, who represented her nation on home soil
at EuroBasket Women 2011 arrives from Szczecin. Read more here.
June 4, 2014 - Third consecutive title for MZT MZT
Skopje Aerodrom maintains the dominance in Macedonia, since on Tuesday
night, they have beaten city rival Rabotnički in the 4th game of the
domestic league finals and won their third consecutive national
championship trophy. Read more here.
June 4, 2014 - Triple crown for Levski In
the decisive fifth game of Bulgarian League finals, Levski has beaten
Lukoil Academic on the road in Samokov and won the trophy for the first
time since 2001. This makes them the winners of the triple crown, after
having won Balkan League and Bulgarian Cup trophies previously. Read
June 3, 2014 - Crvena Zvezda junior Aranitovic is young, but ready Playing
against older competition nothing new for Aleksandar Aranitovic of Nike
International Junior Tournament champion Crvena Zvezda Telekom
Belgrade. After all, his brother Petar played at the NIJT at the Final
Four in Istanbul three years ago. Read more here.
June 3, 2014 - Martynas Gecevicius named League's Top Lithuanian Player Martynas
Gecevicius has been named the 2013-2014 VTB United League's Top
Lithuanian Player. He was honored prior to Game 3 of the Lietuvos Rytas
- Nizhny Novgorod semifinal series. VTB United League executive
director Tomas Pacesas present Gecevicius with his prize. Read more here.
June 3, 2014 - Nizhny Novgorod on top! Nizhny
Novgorod defeated Lietuvos Rytas 84-78, in Game 4 of the playoff
semifinals to advance to the finals. The game hung in the balance until
the final minute, when Taylor Rochestie's 3-pointer at the 0:36 mark
gave Nizhny a 3-point lead, which it would not relinquish. Read more here.
June 3, 2014 - Andrew Goudelock receives regular-season MVP award UNICS
guard Andrew Goudelock received his regular-season MVP award prior to
Game 3 of the CSKA - UNICS playoff semifinals in Moscow. VTB United
League President Sergey Ivanov presented Goudelock with his prize. Read
June 3, 2014 - Champion-style CSKA
Moscow knocked off UNICS Kazan at home, 92-86, in Game 3 of the playoff
semifinals to clinch a berth in the finals. After an even first half,
the Army Men pulled away in the third quarter to seize control. The
Kazan visitors did pull within two points midway through the fourth.
Read more here.
June 2, 2014 - Zdovc selected players for Slovenia national team Slovenian
national team head coach Jure Zdovc has selected his A and B national
teams for this summer's actions, which will reach the peak at the 2014
Spain World Cup. 12 players are selected to A team, while 5 more are to
be added from the B team. Read more here.
June 2, 2014 - Groningen win double in the Netherlands GasTerra
Flames Groningen claimed at the weekend their fourth title in the
68-year history of the Dutch Eredivisie League to complete the domestic
double for the first time in the history of the club. Groningen had
last celebrated an Eredivisie Championship in the 2009-10 season. Read
June 2, 2014 - Hosts win Grand Prix There
was a significant tonic for Slovak Republic head coach Maros Kovacik
after he guided his team to triumph at the Grand Prix of Slovakia.
Masterminding an unbeaten run, Kovacik presided over convincing
victories against Estonia and Germany. Read more here.
June 2, 2014 - Anadolu Efes gives reins to the legendary Dusan Ivkovic Two
years after leaving as both the Turkish Airlines Euroleague champion
and the Euroleague Basketball Alexander Gomelskiy Coach of the Year,
coaching icon Dusan Ivkovic will return to the sidelines in the
Euroleague with the announcement of his new two-year contract with
Anadolu Efes. Read more here.
June 2, 2014 - Nizhny Novgorod returns favor in Vilnius Nizhny
Novgorod (Russia) knocked off Lietuvos Rytas (Lithuania) in Vilnius,
80-69, in Game 3 of the playoff semifinals. Taylor Rochestie helped ice
the win for Nizhny in the fourth quarter, pouring in 18 points, and
putting his team on top, 2-1, in the series. Read more here.
June 2, 2014 - Mystics survive Sparks, Parker for 3-OT win Mystics
point guard Ivory Latta missed shot after shot during regulation. She
took over in the overtime session. Latta scored 14 points and hit
clutch shots in all three overtimes and the Washington Mystics survived
31 turnovers for a 92-84 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday.
Read more here.
June 2, 2014 - Edgaras Ulanovas receives prize for Young Player of the Year Neptunas
forward Edgaras Ulanovas received his 2013-2014 Young Player of the
Year award in Vilnius prior to Game 3 of the Lietuvos Rytas - Nizhny
Novgorod playoff semifinals. VTB United League FIBA and Euroleague
representative Jiri Zidek was on hand to present the award. Read more here.
June 1, 2014 - Fever beat Liberty 70-66 Marissa
Coleman reached the 1,000-point milestone in her career at an opportune
time for the Indiana Fever. The fifth-year player hit two free throws
with 7.8 seconds left, giving her 1,001 points in her career, to seal
the 70-66 victory for the Fever over the New York Liberty on Saturday
night. Read more here.
June 1, 2014 - Spurs beat Thunder in OT, advance to NBA Finals San
Antonio fought off Father Time, the league MVP and an injury to its
best player to return to the NBA Finals. The Spurs beat the Oklahoma
City Thunder 112-107 in overtime Saturday night in Game 6 of the
Western Conference finals to set up a rematch with the Miami Heat. Read
June 1, 2014 - 5th consecutive Slovenian title for Krka Krka
has become the Slovenian champion for 5th time in a row and 7th time in
the entire history by overcoming Union Olimpija in the decisive 5th
game of Slovenian League finals. Krka stays in charge of Slovenian club
basketball scene, after beating Union Olimpija in a thriller. Read more here. Check news archive here.