June 30, 2016 - Galatasaray lands Krstic, Daye Galatasaray
Odeabank Istanbul started its summer with a bang by signing forward
Austin Daye and center Nenad Krstic, the club announced Thursday. Daye
(2.11 meters, 28 years old) last played for Al-Manama in Bahrain, but
starred for Pesaro before that in the 2015-16 season. Read more here.
June 30, 2016 - Gran Canaria finds new coach in Casimiro Herbalife
Gran Canaria Las Palmas reached a principle of agreement with head
coach Luis Casimiro, who signed a two-year deal with the Eurocup
powerhouse on Thursday. Casimiro, age 50, arrives from Baloncesto
Sevilla, where he worked for the best part of the last two seasons.
Read more here.
June 30, 2016 - ratiopharm Ulm brings back Ohlbrecht ratiopharm
Ulm bolstered its frontcourt by inking center Tim Ohlbrecht to a
two-year deal on Thursday. Ohlbrecht (2.10 meters, 27 years old)
arrives from Enisey Krasnoyarsk, where he averaged 11.3 points and 5.2
rebounds in 29 VTB League games last season. Read more here.
June 30, 2016 - Trento inks small forward Gomes Dolomiti
Energia Trento added size and versatility to its roster by inking small
forward Joao "Betinho" Gomes for the upcoming season, the club
announced Thursday. Gomes (2.01 meters, 31 years old) arrives from
Morabanc Andorra. Read more here.
June 30, 2016 - Zenit inks familiar face in Sergeev Zenit
St. Petersburg added depth to its backcourt by signing veteran guard
Pavel Sergeev to a one-year deal. Sergeev (1.85 meters), who turns 29
later this summer, has already spent a pair of seasons playing for
Zenit, but back in the day when it still carried the name Triumph
Lyuberts. Read more here.
June 30, 2016 - Unicaja re-signs scoring ace Smith Unicaja
Malaga reached a new agreement with shooting guard Jamar Smith to keep
him in the team until the end of the 2017-18 season. Smith (1.91
meters, 29 years old) averaged 7.8 points and 2.4 assists in 15 Turkish
Airlines Euroleague games this season. Read more here.
June 30, 2016 - Zielona Gora hands reins to Gronek Stelmet
Zielona Gora has promoted Artur Gronek to the head coach spot for the
upcoming season. Gronek, age 31, had been working as Zielona Gora's
assistant coach for the last three seasons, first for Mihailo Uvalin
and then for Saso Filipovski in the last two seasons. Read more here.
June 30, 2016 - Euroleague head coaches take the stage at EBI Annual Workshops The
Euroleague Basketball Institute Annual Workshops continued in Barcelona
on Wednesday with Euroleague head coaches taking their place at the
conference table to discuss where the competition is going and to
contribute their ideas on how to make it better and better for the
fans. Read more here.
June 30, 2016 - Valencia captain Martinez signs up for another season Valencia
Basket captain Rafa Martinez will remain with the club after the sides
agreed to a one-year contract extension on Wednesday. Martinez enters
his ninth season with Valencia. During that time Martinez has helped
Valencia win the Eurocup twice, in 2010 and 2014. Read more here.
June 30, 2016 - Khimki lands forward Likhodey Khimki
Moscow Region added depth and versatility to its roster by signing
forward Valeriy Likhodey to a one-year deal on Wednesday. Likhodey
(2.05 meters, 29 years old) arrives from Unics Kazan, where he averaged
5.2 points and 2.9 rebounds in 17 Eurocup games last season. Read more here.
June 30, 2016 - Partizan extends small forward Andric Partizan
NIS Belgrade continued building a roster for the upcoming season by
re-signing homegrown small forward Mihajlo Andric for two more years,
the club announced Wednesday. Andric (2.00 meters, 22 years old) made
his professional debut with the club as a 19-year old in 2012. Read
June 30, 2016 - Nizhny Novgorod gets Zverev on loan Nizhny
Novgorod reached an agreement with Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar to get
forward Nikita Zverev on loan next season, both clubs confirmed
Wednesday. Zverev (2.07 meters, 22 years old) arrives from Stroitiel
Engels. Read more here.
June 30, 2016 - Zeljko Sakic signed with Cibona Small
forward Zeljko Sakic, is a new member of Cibona, the club from Zagreb
has announced. Sakic, who began playing basketball in the ranks of
Cibona, has played for all of the youth categories of the club, but the
next one will be his first in its senior squad. Read more here.
June 30, 2016 - Mega signed two more players - Milisavljevic and Glogovac Mega
Leks have continued with strengthening the roster for the next season
by signing contracts with a talented point guard Milos Milisavljevic
and with a power forward of the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team
Stefan Glogovac. Read more here.
June 30, 2016 - Union Olimpija released their coaching staff Union
Olimpija have used their contract clauses which allowed them to release
their coaching staff from last season. Gasper Potocnik is therefore no
longer the head coach of the Ljubljana ABA League side, while Luka
Bassin and Ziga Mravljak are no longer assistant coaches. Read more here.
June 29, 2016 - Trento bulks up with Hogue Dolomiti
Energia Trento made the first addition to the roster for the upcoming
Eurocup campaign by signing a one-year deal with power forward Dustin
Hogue, the club announced on Wednesday. Hogue (1.98 meters, 24 years
old) arrives from Nea Kifissia of Greece. Read more here.
June 29, 2016 - Real Madrid and FC Barcelona Lassa to play Oklahoma
City Thunder as part of NBA Global Games Europe 2016 presented by BBVA NBA
and Euroleague Basketball announced today that the Oklahoma City
Thunder will play two preseason games in October against Euroleague
Basketball teams Real Madrid and FC Barcelona Lassa, as part of NBA
Global Games Europe 2016 presented by BBVA. Read more here.
June 29, 2016 - Anadolu Efes bulks up with All-Eurocup center Omic Anadolu
Efes Istanbul fortified its frontcourt with the signing of All-Eurocup
center Alen Omic to a two-year deal. Omic (2.17 meters, 24 years old)
arrives from Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas. He starred last season
by helping Gran Canaria reach the Eurocup semifinals. Read more here.
June 29, 2016 - AEK Athens inks versatile guard Larentzakis to long-term deal AEK
Athens signed versatile guard Giannoulis Larentzakis to a four-year
deal on Tuesday. Larentzakis (1.95 meters, 22 years old) arrives from
VAP Kolossos Rodou, where he averaged 11.9 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2.9
assists in 27 Greek League games last season. Read more here.
June 29, 2016 - AEK Athens invests in future with Hatizdakis AEK
Athens made an investment in its future by signing Manolis Hatzidakis
to a seven-year contract, the club announced on Tuesday. Hatizdakis
(2.08 meters, 16 years old) is one of the top players his age in Greece
and is currently preparing for the U18 European Championships. Read
June 29, 2016 - Dejan Radonjic will lead Zvezda in 2016-17 season Crvena
zvezda Telekom have got the first and perhaps the most important
reinforcement for the new season - head coach Dejan Radonjic will lead
the team in the 2016-17 campaign, in accordance with his current
contract with the club. Read more here.
June 29, 2016 - Two newcomers in Mega Leks - Mushidi and Spasojevic Young
German player Kostja Mushidi and Montenegrin power forward Radosav
Spasojevic are the first newcomers in Mega Leks this summer. Kostja
Mushidi plays as shooting guard, and he is considered to be one of the
most talented players on that position in the whole Europe. Read more here.
June 29, 2016 - Radivojevic, Pesakovic and Pasajlic remain with Igokea Vuk
Radivojevic, Nikola Pesakovic and Miroslav Pasajlic will remain with
Igokea in the forthcoming season, as Radivojevic and Pesakovic have
agreed with the club on new contracts, while Pasajlic and the club did
not use the option to terminate their cooperation. Read more here.
June 28, 2016 - Pat Summitt, legendary college basketball coach, dies at 64 Pat
Summitt, legendary former basketball coach at the University of
Tennessee, died Tuesday morning of complications from Alzheimer's
disease. Summitt, the winningest coach in NCAA Division I basketball
history, was 64. Read more here.
June 28, 2016 - Lietuvos Rytas re-signs coach Pacesas Lietuvos
Rytas Vilnius reached a new agreement with head coach Tomas Pacesas to
keep working together next season. Pacesas joined Lietuvos Rytas in
December 2015, helping it win the King Mindaugas Cup, and reach third
place in the Lithuanian League this season. Read more here.
June 28, 2016 - Maccabi FOX lands guard Seeley Maccabi
FOX Tel Aviv continued its roster rebuild with the signing of guard
D.J. Seeley, a Eurocup semifinalist last season with Herbalife Gran
Canaria Las Palmas. Seeley (1.93 meters, 27 years old) joined Gran
Canaria midway through last season. Read more here.
June 28, 2016 - 2016-17 Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Eurocup team lists unveiled A
total of 40 clubs from 13 countries were proposed by the Euroleague
Commercial Assets A-Licence Shareholder Clubs on Monday to compete in
the two most elite competitions in European club basketball, the
Turkish Airlines Euroleague and the Eurocup, for the upcoming 2016-17
season. Read more here.
June 28, 2016 - Unicaja adds scoring guard Fogg Unicaja
Malaga improved its backcourt for the foreseeable future by inking
playmaker Kyle Fogg, who signed a two-year deal with the Spanish
powerhouse on Monday. Fogg (1.90 meters, 26 years old) arrives from
Eisbaeren Bremenhaven. Read more here.
June 28, 2016 - Lokomotiv signs experienced guard Baburin Lokomotiv
Kuban Krasnodar added Eurocup experience to its roster by inking combo
guard Evgeny Baburin to a three-year deal on Monday. Baburin (1.90
meters, 28 years old) arrives from Nizhny Novgorod, where he averaged
9.6 points in 17 Eurocup games last season. Read more here.
June 28, 2016 - Buducnost VOLI and Sead Sehovic renew their cooperation After
appointing a new head coach Vlado Scepanovic, Buducnost VOLI already
began composing the roster of players for the next season. As a
priority, they decided to keep the duo of Sehovic brothers together, so
they offered a contract extension to Sead. Read more here.
June 27, 2016 - Lokomotiv Kuban inks center Ivlev Lokomotiv
Kuban Krasnodar bolstered its froncourt by inking big man Vladimir
Ivlev to a two-year deal this weekend. Lokomotiv keeps an option to
extend his contract until the end of the 2018-18 season. Ivlev (2.07
meters, 26 years old) arrives from Nizhny Novgorod. Read more here.
June 25, 2016 - Dinamo Sassari lands shotmaker Lacey Dinamo
Banco di Sardegna Sassari pumped up its backcourt for the upcoming
Eurocup season with the addition of combo guard Trevor Lacey, who was
the ninth-best scorer in the Italian League last season. Lacey (1.91
meters, 24 years old) arrives from Pesaro. Read more here.
June 25, 2016 - Buducnost names former star Scepanovic as head coach In
preparation for the upcoming 2016-17 Eurocup season, Buducnost VOLI of
Montenegro has reached into its past to make former star Vlado
Scepanovic the team's new head coach. Scepanovic started his pro career
playing seven seasons with Buducnost between 1993 and 2000. Read more here.
June 25, 2016 - Cyprus roaring to go following four-year wait Cyprus
dream of reaching a historical milestone in this summer's FIBA
EuroBasket 2017 Qualifiers, as they have never participated in the
Final Round and punching their ticket to next year's big tournament
would be an an unprecedented success. Read more here.
June 25, 2016 - National Team helped Poltl realise his true potential Thursday's
2016 NBA Draft was undoubtedly a career-defining moment for 21-year-old
Austrian international Jakob Poltl, who was selected by the Toronto
Raptors with the ninth overall pick. Read more here.
June 24, 2016 - Four ABA League players selected at the 2016 NBA Draft Once
again, ABA League received a certificate of an excellent talent
factory, as no less than four players from our regional competition
were selected at the 2016 NBA Draft. Ante Zizic of Cibona was the one
to be selected the first amongst our players. Read more here.
June 24, 2016 - Darussafaka lands point guard Wanamaker Darussafaka
Dogus Istanbul bolstered its backcourt by signing point guard Bradley
Wanamaker. The announcement was made Thursday by Ibrahim Kutluay of the
club’s executive board at a press conference to welcome new coach David
Blatt to Istanbul. Read more here.
June 24, 2016 - Laboral Kutxa brings big man Voigtmann Laboral
Kutxa Vitoria Gasteiz added a new young face into its paint, signing a
deal, pending medical tests to be carried out next Monday, with center
Johannes Voigtmann club announced Thursday. Voigtmann (2.11 meters, 23
years old) arrives from Fraport Skyliners. Read more here.
June 24, 2016 - Maccabi extends Segev two seasons Maccabi
FOX Tel Aviv made a move by retaining Itay Segev for the next two
seasons, after exercising the option in his contract. Segev (2.04
meters, 21 years old) is a player that grew up in the Maccabi Tel Aviv
youth teams and made his Turkish Airlines Euroleague debut in 2012-13.
Read more here.
June 24, 2016 - Brose Baskets brings in young Olinde German
champs Brose Baskets Bamberg announced on Thursday the signing of young
Louis Olinde to a four-year deal. Olinde (2.05 meters, 18 years old)
arrives from Hamburg Towers of the German second division, where last
season he appeared in three games, scoring 4 in the last one. Read more
June 24, 2016 - Khimki re-signs center Sokolov for coming season Khimki
Moscow has come to terms with Dmitry Sokolov to keep the veteran center
with the club for an additional season. Sokolov joined Khimki midway
through last season and averaged 5.2 points and 3.8 rebounds in six
Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 games. Read more here.
June 22, 2016 - Dinamo Sassari re-signs Stipcevic Dinamo
Banco di Sardegna Sassari reached a new agreement with playmaker Rok
Stipcevic to keep working together next season, the club announced
Wednesday. Stipcevic averaged 9.5 points on 100% free throw shooting
and 2.5 assists in 6 Eurocup games last season. Read more here.
June 22, 2016 - AEK lands scoring guard Dixon AEK
Athens improved its frontcourt by inking scoring guard Mike Dixon to a
one-year deal on Tuesday night. AEK keeps an option to extend his
contract until the end of the 2017-18 season. Dixon (1.86 meters, 25
years old) arrives from CEZ Basketball Nymburk. Read more here.
June 22, 2016 - Anadolu Efes brings back head coach Perasovic Anadolu
Efes Istanbul has brought back a familiar face in head coach Velimir
Perasovic, who originally led the club in the 2010-11 season and on
Tuesday inked a two-year deal to do so again. Perasovic, 51, arrives
from Laboral Kutxa Vitoria Gasteiz. Read more here.
June 22, 2016 - Anadolu Efes locks up prospect Demir through 2019 Anadolu
Efes Istanbul announced a deal with forward Berk Demir that will keep
him with the team through the end of the 2018-19 season. Demir (2.03
meters, 21 years old) has played for Pertevniyal Istanbul, Efes's
vinculated team, for the last five seasons. Read more here.
June 22, 2016 - Dinamo Sassari adds playmaker Monaldi Dinamo
Banco di Sardegna Sassari added depth to its backcourt by inking point
guard Diego Monaldi to a multi-year deal on Tuesday. Monaldi arrives
from Proger BLS Chieti, where he averaged 12.5 points and 3.1 assists
in 30 Italian second division games last season. Read more here.
June 22, 2016 - Assembly of ABA League to take place in Podgorica on 11 July 2016 After
analyzing the current situation and after consultations with the clubs,
the ABA League Presidency confirms the unanimous conclusion that the
ABA League j.t.d. made a huge contribution towards the affirmation and
raising the quality of all basketball subjects in the region. Read more
June 21, 2016 - Jerusalem appoints Pianigiani as head coach Simone
Pianigiani has been appointed as Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem's newest
head coach. Pianigiani, 47, signed a two-year deal with the Israeli
League runner-up. He takes over for Danny Franco, who guided the club
to its first Israeli League title in 2015. Read more here.
June 21, 2016 - Lampe included in Polish 22-strong preliminary squad Veteran
big man Maciej Lampe is poised to suit up this summer for the Polish
national team, for the first time since FIBA EuroBasket 2013, after
being included by head coach Mike Taylor in Poland's 22-man preliminary
squad for the upcoming FIBA EuroBasket 2017 Qualifiers. Read more here.
June 21, 2016 - Estonia to follow proven formula this summer If
Estonia's 25-strong preliminary team for the FIBA EuroBasket 2017
Qualifiers is an indication of head coach Tiit Sokk's intentions, it is
apparent the Estonian tactician believes that his side needs to
continue along the path that led them last year to their biggest
success in a generation. Read more here.
June 20, 2016 - Dinamo Sassari lands shooting guard Carter Dinamo
Banco di Sardegna Sassari kept putting together a competitive roster
for its fifth consecutive Eurocup season by adding shooting guard Josh
Carter, who inked a one-year deal with the Italian powerhouse on
Monday. Read more here.
June 20, 2016 - Dinamo Sassari adds size with Lydeka Dinamo
Banco di Sardegna Sassari bolstered its froncourt for the upcoming
season by inking center Tautvydas Lydeka to a one-year deal this
weekend. Lydeka (2.08 meters, 32 years old) arrives Consultinvest VL
Pesaro,. Read more here.
June 20, 2016 - AEK signs Vasileiadis, Owens to two-year deals AEK
Athens kept working to put together a very competitive roster by inking
veteran shooter Kostas Vasileiadis and big man Josh Owens to respective
two-year deals this weekend. Vasileadis arrives from Rio Natura Monbus
Obradoiro. Read more here.
June 20, 2016 - The King stays The King: LeBron James wins third NBA Finals MVP For
the second straight year, LeBron James did absolutely everything for
the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals. This year, after leading the
Cavs to the first championship in franchise history, James was the only
choice for NBA Finals Most Valuable Player. Read more here.
June 20, 2016 - Cavs make history to win NBA championship Magnificent.
It’s the only word that can describe this spectacular three-game
stretch from LeBron James, one that began last Monday, continued with a
blowout of Golden State on Thursday and then, this: 27 points, 11
rebounds and 11 assists in a 93-89 victory in Game 7 of the NBA Finals.
Read more here.
June 18, 2016 - Valencia re-signs coach Martinez Three-time
Eurocup champion Valencia Basket reached an agreement with head coach
Pedro Martinez to keep working together next season. Martinez helped
Valencia to have a successful season in the Spanish League, winning 31
of its 40 games to finish third overall. Read more here.
June 17, 2016 - CSKA adds experienced forward Antonov After
re-signing the core of its championship team from last season, Turkish
Airlines Euroleague champion CSKA Moscow on Friday added depth for next
season by signing forward Semen Antonov to a two-year contract with an
option for a third season, as well. Read more here.
June 17, 2016 - EA7 Milan adds All-Eurocup forward Pascolo EA7
Emporio Armani Milan added talent to its frontcourt on Friday with the
addition of forward Davide Pascolo, who is coming off a season in which
he as named to the All-Eurocup First Team. Pascolo (2.01 meters, 25
years old) arrives from Italian side Dolomiti Energia Trento. Read more
June 17, 2016 - Anadolu Efes invests on Baykan Anadolu
Efes Istanbul reached a new agreement with youngster Ogulcan Baykan to
keep working together until the end of the 2018-19 season, the club
announced Friday. Baykan (1.98 meters, 20 years old) made his Turkish
Airlines Euroleague debut with Efes last season. Read more here.
June 17, 2016 - Unics brings back forward Antipov Unics
Kazan bolstered its frontcourt for the upcoming season by bringing back
forward Pavel Antipov on a one-year deal on Friday. Antipov (2.03
meters, 24 years old) arrives from Zenit St. Petersburg, where he
averaged 7.9 points and 3.7 rebounds in 18 Eurocup games last season.
Read more here.
June 17, 2016 - AEK re-signs Milosevic AEK
Athens kept working to put together a competitive roster in the 2016-17
Eurocup by agreeing with forward Milan Milosevic to stay together one
more season, the club confirmed. Milosevic averaged 8.1 points and 6
rebounds in 9 Eurocup games with AEK last season. Read more here.
June 17, 2016 - Lithuanian starlet Vasiliauskas in no hurry to leave home Grantas
Vasiliauskas has already reached a high level in his young basketball
career. And the Lithuanian talent is in no hurry to leave home, even if
supposed bigger clubs are waiting. Vasiliauskas hails from Alytus, a
city of less than 55,000 residents in southern Lithuania. Read more here.
June 17, 2016 - Olympiacos bulks up with Birch Greek
champion Olympiacos Piraeus added strength and athleticism to its
frontcourt on Thursday with the addition of a center Khem Birch, who
signed a two-year deal. Birch (2.06 meters, 23 years old) arrives from
Usak Sportif of Turkey. Read more here.
June 17, 2016 - CSKA retains sharpshooting swingman Higgins CSKA
Moscow continues working hard to retain the core players who led the
team to win the Turkish Airlines Euroleague last season. On Thursday,
CSKA announced that it has picked up an option on swingman Cory
Higgins's contract to keep him with the team next season. Read more here.
June 17, 2016 - Unics keeps center Williams Unics
Kazan announced a new agreement with center Latavious Williams, who
penned a one-year deal with the Russian powerhouse on Thursday.
Williams (2.02 meters, 25 years old) averaged 8.8 points on 70.1%
two-point shooting and 5.2 rebounds in 18 Eurocup games last season.
Read more here.
June 17, 2016 - Ceola Clark III is the first new addition to Krka roster Krka
have started forming the roster for the 2016-17 season. The first
newcomer is American point guard - Ceola Clark III! Clark will not need
much time to settle in his new team, especially because he will
continue his successful cooperation with head coach Dejan Mihevc. Read
June 16, 2016 - CSKA re-signs sharp shooter Fridzon Turkish
Airlines Euroleague champion CSKA Moscow has retained another key
player from its roster, shooting guard Vitaly Fridzon, who inked a new,
two-year deal with the Russian powerhouse. CSKA keeps an option to
extend his contract until the end of the 2018-19 season. Read more here.
June 16, 2016 - Bamberg, Strelnieks agree to 3 more years Brose
Baskets Bamberg announced that Janis Strelnieks signed a new contract
that will keep him at the club three more years, until the end of the
2018-19 season. Strelnieks averaged 9.8 points on excellent shooting
percentages and 3.3 assists in 24 Euroleague games. Read more here.
June 16, 2016 - Laboral Kutxa, coach Perasovic part ways In
an official press conference on Monday, Laboral Kutxa Vitoria Gasteiz
announced that head coach Velimir Perasovic had reached an agreement to
terminate his contract and leave the club. Perasovic, age 51, led
Laboral to one of the its most successful seasons ever. Read more here.
June 16, 2016 - CSKA keeps Euroleague MVP De Colo through 2019
Turkish Airlines Euroleague champion CSKA Moscow has reached a new
agreement guard Nando De Colo, the season and Final Four MVP, to keep
working together for three more years, until the end of the 2018-19
season. De Colo comes off an outstanding
season, his second with CSKA. Read more here.
June 16, 2016 - Dragan Bajic remains head coach of Igokea Dragan
Bajic has extended his contract with Igokea for two more years! Igokea
have started forming the team for the next season by renewing contract
with the head coach. The team from Aleksandrovac announced that Dragan
Bajic signed a new two-year deal with the club. Read more here.
June 16, 2016 - Serbia started with preparations, Djordjevic called 16 players Serbian
national team started with preparations for the Olympic Qualification
Tournament, which will be held in Belgrade, 4-9 July. Head coach
Aleksandar Djordjevic announced the roster that consists of 16 players.
Read more here.
June 16, 2016 - Planinic instead of Hamilton in Croatia National Team Croatia
national team head coach Aleksandar Petrovic replaced big man Justin
Hamilton that will be unavailable for the squad this summer, with
former Buducnost VOLI and Cibona center Darko Planinic. Read more here.
June 16, 2016 - Jevtovic moved to Steaua Metalac
Farmakom and big man Nikola Jevtovic terminated their cooperation, as
the player has decided to continue his career in Romanian powerhouse
Steaua of Bucharest. Jevtovic has played for the ABA League side of
Valjevo in the past two seasons. Read more here.
June 16, 2016 - Ante Delas left Zadar Ante
Delas will not continue his journey with Zadar. The team's most
valuable player from the previous season used an option in his contract
to leave the club after the end of the 2015-16 campaign. He informed
the management of Zadar that he will be looking for a new club this
summer. Read more here.
June 15, 2016 - Champs keep Lazarev in the paint CSKA
Moscow announced a contract extension with big man Ivan Lazarev for
next season and an option for two more. Lazarev just completed his
first season with the Red Army team. During this campaign, he managed
to win the Euroleague and the VTB United League with CSKA. Read more here.
June 15, 2016 - CSKA, team captain Khryapa stay together The
Turkish Airlines Euroleague champion will have its captain back in
uniform to defend the trophy after CSKA Moscow announced on Tuesday
that it has picked up a contract option on veteran forward Victor
Khryapa for next season. Khryapa will therefore play his 12th season
overall. Read more here.
June 15, 2016 - Maccabi tabs scoring forward Weems Maccabi
FOX Tel Aviv continued to build its roster for the next Turkish
Airlines Euroleague season by adding former All-Euroleague forward
Sonny Weems on a two-year deal, the club announced Tuesday. Weems split
time between Phoenix and Philadelphia in the NBA last season. Read more
June 15, 2016 - Unics bolsters backcourt with Karpukhin After
re-signing the key pieces to the Unics Kazan backcourt from last
season, the club added to its lineup by signing Aleksandr Karpukhin for
the coming season. Karpukhin arrives from Zenit St. Petersburg, where
he averaged 3.3 points in 16 Eurocup games last season. Read more here.
June 15, 2016 - AEK puts Ivanovic at point AEK
Athens added a new playmaker to its backcourt by signing Nikola
Ivanovic on a deal that will keep him in the Greek capital until 2019,
the club announced Tuesday. Ivanovic (1.90 meters, 22 years old)
arrives from Mega Leks of Serbia where he had a career-best season.
Read more here.
June 14, 2016 - Spanoulis, Olympiacos together through 2018 One
of the best players in Turkish Airlines Euroleague history is set to
keep making history in the competition, as Olympiacos Piraeus announced
a new deal with superstar Vassilis Spanoulis, who will keep wearing the
club's red jersey until the end of the 2017-18 season. Read more here.
June 14, 2016 - Maccabi signs frontcourt duo Miller, Zirbes Maccabi
FOX Tel Aviv has begun building for the next Turkish Airlines
Euroleague season by signing an established frontcourt duo who led
their last team to the playoffs, All-Euroleague forward Quincy Miller
and center Maik Zirbes, to two-year contracts. Read more here.
June 14, 2016 - AEK Athens adds experienced forward Williams AEK
Athens announced the arrival of power forward Jawad Williams, who
penned a one-year deal with the Greek powerhouse on Monday. Williams
(2.04 meters, 33 years old) arrived from Royal Hali Gaziantep, where he
averaged 12.6 points in 30 Turkish League games last season. Read more here.
June 14, 2016 - The first signing of Partizan NIS - Stefan Bircevic Just
a few days after they completed the 2015-16 season, Partizan NIS made
their first signing. The black and whites agreed all terms with Stefan
Bircevic, who signed a two-year deal with the club. Bircevic played the
last two seasons in Spain for Estudiantes. Read more here. Read more here.
June 14, 2016 - James, Irving each score 41, Cavs stay alive in NBA Finals The
unflappable, determined-as-ever James had 41 points, 16 rebounds and
seven assists, Irving also scored 41 points and Cleveland capitalized
on the absence of suspended star Draymond Green, staving off NBA Finals
elimination with a 112-97 victory in Game 5 on Monday night. Read more here.
June 13, 2016 - Mega Leks claim the bronze in Serbian Superleague Mega
Leks are the team that finished third in Serbian National Championship,
after edging out FMP in the series for the third place with 3:2 score
in victories. Mega Leks beat FMP in the decisive fifth game in front of
home fans in Sremska Mitrovica and they did it convincingly. Read more here.
June 12, 2016 - Unics extends scoring ace Langford, playmaker Colom Getting
ready for its return to the Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Unics Kazan
signed two-year extensions with its backcourt duo, former Euroleague
top scorer and last seasons’ Eurocup scoring leader Keith Langford, as
well as point guard and Eurocup assist leader Quino Colom. Read more here.
June 12, 2016 - Unics, coach Pashutin to stay together two more years Unics
Kazan has been very busy in getting ready for its return to the Turkish
Airlines Euroleague, and they have secured continuity on the bench by
signing a two-year extension with its head coach Evgeny Pashutin, club
announced on Saturday night. Read more here.
June 12, 2016 - Sassari adds Johnson-Odom to its backcourt Dinamo
Banco di Sardegna Sassari continued to get ready for the next season
and its Eurocup campaign with the addition of guard Darius Johnson-Odom
who signed a one year deal, club announced on Saturday evening. Read
June 12, 2016 - ABA League headlines the list of Olympic Basketball Tournament and Olympic Qualifying Tournaments referees The
high value of ABA League referees was once again confirmed during the
selection of referees for major basketball events. ABA League will have
six of its refs officiating at the Olympic Basketball Tournament and
Olympic Qualifying Tournaments – more than any other league. Read more here.
June 11, 2016 - Re-break of Mega Leks, Game 5 to decide the winner FMP
had a match point at home court to clinch the 3rd place in the Serbian
National Championship, however Mega Leks managed to get out of this
difficult situation. Mega Leks have triumphed in Game 4 and have
therefore taken this series into the final battle – Game 5. Read more here.
June 11, 2016 - Khimki extends homegrown forward Ilnitskiy Two-time
Eurocup champion Khimki Moscow Region started to get ready for its
return to the competition by extending contract with forward Stanislav
Ilnitskiy, club announced on Friday. Ilnitskiy (2.00 meters, 22 years
old) grew up with Khimki and has won 2015 Eurocup title with the club.
Read more here.
June 11, 2016 - Trento re-signs big man Baldi Rossi Dolomiti
Energia Trento reached a new agreement with power forward Filippo Baldi
Rossi to keep working together for three more years, until the end of
the 2018-19 season. Baldi Rossi (2.07 meters, 24 years old) has already
played for Trento in each of the last three seasons. Read more here.
June 11, 2016 - Maccabi Rishon celebrate maiden title A
sea of ecstatic fans dressed in orange took over Jerusalem on Thursday
as Maccabi Rishon Rand Media fans celebrated their team stunning Final
Four hosts Hapoel 83-77 in the title game to win their first ever
Israeli Winner BSL league title. Read more here.
June 10, 2016 - Maccabi FOX names Edelstein as new head coach In
an announcement on Thursday morning, Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv named Erez
Edelstein, the current Israeli national team head coach, as the newest
boss of its own bench for the upcoming Turkish Airlines Euroleague
season. Read more here.
June 10, 2016 - Unicaja adds size with Musli Unicaja
Malaga kept getting ready for its Eurocup debut next season by inking
center Dejan Musli to a two-year deal on Thursday. Musli (2.13 meters,
25 years old) arrives from ICL Manresa, where he averaged 13.8 points
and 7.4 rebounds in 33 Spanish League games last season. Read more here.
June 10, 2016 - Crvena zvezda have defended the throne in Serbia The
championship crown stays in possession of the red and whites! Crvena
zvezda Telekom defeated Partizan NIS on the road in Game 4 of the final
series and won the national title in Serbia! For the second year in a
row, Crvena zvezda Telekom are the champions of Serbia! Read more here.
June 10, 2016 - Kokoskov put 14 ABA League players among 27 candidates on his preliminary squad Slovenia
national team head coach Igor Kokoskov selected 27 candidates to play
for the national team this summer, when it will be fighting for a spot
at the EuroBasket 2017 in the Qualifying Round. Amongst 27 players
there are 14 that played in the ABA League this season. Read more here.
June 9, 2016 - FMP take the lead FMP
have beaten Mega Leks in the third game of the Serbian Superleague
battle for the third place and have taken a 2:1 lead in victories over
their rivals. They now have a chance to win the decisive battle. Filip
Covic was the top scorer of the clash by putting in 23 points. Read
June 9, 2016 - Maccabi FOX parts ways with Coach Tabak Maccabi
FOX Tel Aviv announced that it will not use the option it had to extend
head coach Zan Tabak’s contract for a second season. The identity of
his replacement is expected to be announced shortly. Tabak took over
from Guy Goodes in November. Read more here.
June 9, 2016 - Mihevc replaces Anzulovic at Krka bench After
the season has ended the management of Krka decided to trust the helm
of their senior squad to young and successful coach Dejan Mihevc, who
will replace Vladimir Anzulovic at the bench of the ABA League side
from Novo mesto. Read more here.
June 8, 2016 - Brose Baskets Bamberg re-signs forward Miller Brose
Baskets Bamberg started to get ready for a new Turkish Airlines
Euroleague season by re-signing small forward Darius Miller until the
end of the 2017-18 season, the club announced Tuesday. Miller (2.03
meters, 26 years old) averaged 9.4 points in 24 Euroleague games. Read
June 8, 2016 - It's not over! Partizan NIS defeated Crvena zvezda Telekom in Game 3 Partizan
NIS are still alive in the Playoffs Finals of the Serbian National
Championship after they defeated Crvena zvezda Telekom on the road in
Game 3. The red and white side of Belgrade was ready to celebrate the
championship title, but the black and white side ruined their party.
Read more here.
June 8, 2016 - Kraljevic invited to Croatia national team's training camp Zadar
center Filip Kraljevic was invited to join his teammates at the
training camp of Croatia senior national team ahead of Qlympic
Qualifying Tournament in Turin, despite the fact that he wasn’t
selected in the preliminary squad of head coach Aleksandar Petrovic.
Read more here.
June 7, 2016 - Zenit keeps big man Pushkov, too Zenit
St. Petersburg reached a new agreement with center Anton Pushkov to
keep working together until the end of the 2017-18 season, the club
announced this weekend. Pushkov averaged 5.6 points on 82.5% free throw
shooting and 4 rebounds in 17 Eurocup games this season. Read more here.
June 7, 2016 - FMP answered back with home win against Mega Leks It's
all tied in the clash for the 3rd place in the Serbian National
Championship! FMP defeated Mega Leks at home court and leveled the
score in the series to 1-1. FMP have once again showed how good their
are when playing in Zeleznik. Read more here.
June 7, 2016 - Kristijan Krajina to play for Zadar the next three seasons In
Zadar, they have begun to build their roster for the forthcoming
season. The first name to be added to the list of players is Kristijan
Krajina, 208 cm tall center, who used to play for GKK Sibenik last
season. Before Sibenik, Krajina played for the NCAA team Mount St.
Mary’s Mountaineers. Read more here.
June 6, 2016 - Marko Guduric silenced Partizan crowd, Zvezda lead 2-0 What
a thriller in Game 2 of the Serbian National Championship Finals! Marko
Guduric scored a game-winning three-pointer just 1 second before the
end of the match, so his Crvena zvezda Telekom now have the overall
lead of 2-0 against Partizan NIS. Read more here.
June 6, 2016 - Helios Suns lift Slovenian National Championship trophy for the second time Helios
Suns managed to win the game four of Slovenian National Championship
finals, which is their third game of the series and a decisive one on
their way towards winning the championship trophy, their second in the
club's history. Read more here.
June 5, 2016 - Sassari adds experience with Savanovic Italian
side Dinamo Banco di Sardegna Sassari started building a team for next
year’s return to Eurocup with the addition of a versatile veteran, a
former All-Euroleague forward Dusko Savanovic, who penned a one-year
deal on Saturday. Read more here.
June 5, 2016 - Zenit extends big man Landry for another year Zenit
St. Petersburg continues to do early work in building its roster for
the next Eurocup campaign, after extending contract for another season
with its center Kyle Landry. Landry (2.07 meters, 30 years old) had his
season cut short by an Achilles injury in December. Read more here.
June 5, 2016 - Mega Leks have taken the lead against FMP The
battle for the 3rd place in the Serbian National Championship started
with a triumph of Mega Leks. It is always very important to defend the
home court advantage at the start of any Playoffs series, and Mega Leks
have done it against FMP. Read more here.
June 4, 2016 - Munich Regional Court rules against FIBA and FIBA Europe sanctions The
court decision prohibits FIBA and FIBA Europe from sanctioning clubs
for participating in Euroleague Basketball competitions. In addition,
any national team that has achieved qualification to competitions
organised by FIBA and FIBA Europe may not be excluded. Read more here.
June 4, 2016 - Itoudis pens new deal with CSKA Less
than a month after they became Turkish Airlines Euroleague champions
together in Berlin, CSKA Moscow and Dimitris Itoudis have agreed to a
new deal that will keep him in place as head coach for the next three
seasons. Itoudis, 45, led CSKA to this year's Euroleague title. Read
June 4, 2016 - Zvezda dominant against Partizan in Game 1 of the Finals The
big Finals of the Serbian National Championship started with a dominant
performance of the reigning champions. Crvena zvezda Telekom wrote down
one of their biggest wins against Partizan NIS. It was +31 for the red
and whites at the end of Game 1!!! Read more here.
June 4, 2016 - Cedevita win Croatian National Championship trophy for the third time in a row Cedevita
are continuing to dominate their domestic club basketball scene, as
they have won their second domestic championship trophy this season,
after previously winning the Kresimir Cosic Cup, by beating Cibona in
the domestic championship finals. Read more here.
June 4, 2016 - Helios in front again in the Slovenian League Finals Slovenian
National Championship Finals continue to bring excitement to everyone
that is following it. For the third time in three games, the away team
have managed to upset the hosts and Helios Suns are again in front in
the series. Read more here.
June 2, 2016 - Darussafaka names former Euroleague champ Blatt new head coach David
Blatt will return to the sidelines on the Old Continent next season
after agreeing to a multiyear contract to become the next head coach of
Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul. Blatt last coached in Europe in 2014, when
he led Maccabi Tel Aviv to the Turkish Airlines Euroleague crown. Read
June 2, 2016 - Panathinaikos keeps Coach Pedoulakis through next season Panathinaikos
Athens announced Wednesday that head coach Argiris Pedoulakis will
remain at the helm for the 2016-17 season. Pedoulakis, 52, took over
from Coach Aleksandar Djordjevic following the Turkish Airlines
Euroleague playoffs in April. Read more here.
June 2, 2016 - Partizan defeated FMP and advanced to Finals Partizan
NIS will play in the finals of the Serbian National Championship after
they eliminated FMP from the title race. The big Belgrade derby will
determine who will be the champion of Serbia! Crvena zvezda Telekom vs.
Partizan NIS! Read more here.
June 1, 2016 - Russian backcourt to get boost with Shved return Aleksey
Shved announced publicly that he will take part in the national team's
qualifying bid this summer. Combo-guard of Khimki Moscow Region who
missed out on the past two international campaigns said that he wants
to help Russia qualify for FIBA EuroBasket 2017. Read more here.
June 1, 2016 - Skyliners bow out as historic season is cut short Fraport
Skyliners came close to adding a cherry on top the superb campaign
which brought about their first-ever European trophy, but their season
came to an unexpectedly premature end on Tuesday as they fell 3-1 to
surprise ratiopharm Ulm in the semi-finals of the German Beko BBL
league. Read more here.
June 1, 2016 - Cedevita have doubled their lead in the Finals Cedevita
defeated Cibona in Game 2 of the Croatian National Championship and
came just a step away from winning the title! The score is 2-0 in the
final series! Cedevita managed to double their lead against Cibona in
the Playoffs Finals. Read more here.
June 1, 2016 - Zlatorog made a re-break in Domzale The
Slovenian National Championship Finals start all-over again, as
Zlatorog have managed to beat Helios Suns on the road in Domzale and to
tie the series to 1:1 after previously losing the game one at their own
home court of Tri lilije hall in Lasko. Read more here. Check news archive here.