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  News archive June 2018


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June 30, 2018 - AX Milan keeps big man Tarczewski through 2020
AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan and center Kaleb Tarczewski agreed to terms on a contract through the end of the 2019-20 season, the club announced on Saturday. Tarczewski (2.13 meters, 25 years old) averaged 6.7 points and 5.8 rebounds in 30 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague last season. Read more here.

June 29, 2018 - Milan signs Bertans to one-year extension
Olimpia Milan announced a one-year contract extension for combo guard Dairis Bertans, who recently completed his first season with the club. Bertans put up 7.1 points and 1.4 assists playing 18 minutes on average over 28 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague games this season. Read more here.

June 29, 2018 - Zenit extends long-time head coach Karasev
One of the longest-tenured head coaches in the 7DAYS EuroCup is staying with his team, as Zenit St. Petersburg and head coach Vasily Karasev agreed to an extension for one season, with an option for the second one, the club announced on Friday night. Read more here.

June 29, 2018 - ALBA Berlin welcomes Martin Hermannsson
German League runner-up ALBA Berlin reinforced its guard position on Friday with the addition of Martin Hermannsson for the next two seasons. Hermannsson (1.90 meters, 23 years old) arrives from Chalons Reims of France, where last season he led the team with his 13.9 points per game. Read more here.

June 29, 2018 - ratiopharm Ulm lands Gavin Schilling
German squad ratiopharm Ulm continued loading up for the new 7DAYS EuroCup season by announcing on Friday the addition of power forward Gavin Schilling on a two-year deal. Schilling arrives straight from Michigan State University and will be making his pro debut with Ulm. Read more here.

June 29, 2018 - Span will stay in Ljubljana
We will have a chance to continue watching Jan Span in the Petrol Olimpija jersey in the 2018-19 season as well. Span, who re-joined Petrol Olimpija ahead of the 2017-18 season, signed a new one-year agreement with the club. Read more here.

June 28, 2018 - Turk Telekom adds versatility with Redding
Turk Telekom Ankara bolstered its perimeter on Thursday with the addition of veteran swingman Reggie Redding, who arrives from FC Bayern Munich. Redding spent the last two years with Bayern and posted 10.8 points, 4.6 rebounds, 3.4 assists in 21 7DAYS EuroCup games last season. Read more here.

June 28, 2018 - AS Monaco makes Filipovski new coach
AS Monaco will make its 7DAYS EuroCup debut with Saso Filipovski at the helm after signing the coach to a two-year deal on Wednesday. Filipovski, 43, arrives from Banvit Bandirma, where he spent the last two seasons and won the Turkish Cup in 2017. Read more here.

June 28, 2018 - AX Milan inks rebounding ace Burns
AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan announced on Thursday the signing of power forward Christian Burns for the coming season. Burns (2.03 meters, 32 years old) arrives from Red October Cantu, for which he averaged 14.3 points and competition-best 10.2 rebounds in 29 Italian League games last season. Read more here.

June 28, 2018 - Darussafaka re-signs high-flying big man Eric
7DAYS EuroCup champion Darussafaka Istanbul continued to get ready for its return to the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague by re-signing center Michael Eric on a two-year deal, the club announced on Thursday. Eric (2.10 meters, 30 years old) averaged 7.7 points and 5.7 rebounds on the way to last season's EuroCup title. Read more here.

June 28, 2018 - Zalgiris thinks long-term with big man Geben
Zalgiris Kaunas invested in its future with the addition of big forward Martinas Geben, who signed a multi-year deal on Thursday. Geben (2.08 meters, 23 years old) spent the last four seasons playing college basketball at the University of Notre Dame. Last season, he started all 36 games for the Fighting Irish and averaged 11.1 points. Read more here.

June 28, 2018 - Zadar appoint Ales Pipan as new head coach
Zadar appointed Ales Pipan as new head coach. Pipan actually returns to the club, as he was the head coach of Zadar back in the 2011-12 season. After that he worked as Macedonian national team head coach, he was at the helm of MZT Skopje Aerodrom and Petrol Olimpija. Read more here.

June 27, 2018 - Martic to remain Petrol Olimpija head coach
The members of Petrol Olimpija’s Management Board have confirmed Zoran Martic to remain the head coach of the senior team for the next season as well. Zoran Martic is also the only Slovenian basketball coach, that has won two trophies with the national teams. Read more here.

June 27, 2018 - Lasme, Panathinaikos together again
Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens and Stephane Lasme will reunite this season for a second stint together after the first produced great success for both sides. Lasme (2.03 meters, 35 years old) played for the Greens from 2012 through 2014 during which he led the club to back-to-back Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoff appearances and a pair of Greek League and Cup doubles. Read more here.

June 27, 2018 - Olympiacos makes former EuroLeague champ Blatt head coach
One of the most successful clubs in the competition this decade, Olympiacos Piraeus, signed former Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champion head coach David Blatt to a two-year contract on Wednesday. He replaces Ioannis Sfairopoulos, who had led the Reds for the last four seasons. Blatt, 59, arrives from Darussafaka Istanbul. Read more here.

June 27, 2018 - Milan adds scoring punch with guard Nedovic
AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan bolstered its backcourt with the addition of combo guard Nemanja Nedovic, who signed a multi-year deal on Wednesday. Nedovic (1.91 meters, 27 years old) spent the last three seasons with Unicaja Malaga, where he developed into a star last season, becoming one of the most dangerous scorers on the continent. Read more here.

June 26, 2018 - ASVEL hires Mitrovic as coach on three-year deal
ASVEL hired Zvezdan Mitrovic to be its head coach for the next three years. Mitrovic arrives from AS Monaco, which he had coached since March 2015. He helped Monaco win the French second division in 2015 and finish first in the French League regular season in 2016, 2017 and 2018. Read more here.

June 26, 2018 - Turk Telekom adds high-flying forward Gabriel
Turk Telekom Ankara added valuable experience to its roster by signing high-flying power forward Kenny Gabriel, the club announced Tuesday. Gabriel (2.05 meters, 28 years old) arrives from Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens. Read more here.

June 26, 2018 - ratiopharm Ulm gets forward Evans
ratiopharm Ulm signed forward Dwayne Evans for the coming season on Tuesday. Evans (2.01 meters, 26 years old) arrives from MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg, where he averaged 12.8 points and 5.8 rebounds in 31 German League games last season. Read more here.

June 26, 2018 - Turk Telekom signs former EuroLeague champ Landesberg
Turk Telekom will mark its return to the 7DAYS EuroCup with a powerful addition at small forward, former Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champion Sylven Landesberg, the club announced Tuesday. Landesberg (1.98 meters, 26 years old) arrives from Estudiantes of Spain. Read more here.

June 26, 2018 - Tofas keeps playmaker Ermis
Tofas Bursa and point guard Baris Ermis will be together for two more years after the sides agreed on a new contract through the end of the 2019-20 season. Ermis averaged 5.2 points on 44.4% three-point shooting and 6.1 assists in 10 7DAYS EuroCup games last season. Read more here.

June 26, 2018 - Maccabi FOX signs Caloiaro at forward
Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv made Angelo Caloiaro its second signing of the summer. The sides agreed to terms on a one-year deal. Caloiaro (2.03 meters, 28 years old) arrives from Turkish club Banvit, for which he averaged 12.8 points and 6.0 rebounds in 30 Turkish League games last season. Read more here.

June 26, 2018 - Khimki reunites with big man Gubanov
Khimki Moscow Region strengthened its frontcourt by signing power forward Petr Gubanov to a two-year deal, the club announced Tuesday. Gubanov (2.06 meters, 31 years old), arrives from Nizhny Novgorod, where he averaged 11.6 points on 43.2% three-point shooting and 3.9 rebounds in 25 VTB United League games last season. Read more here.

June 26, 2018 - Buducnost nabs playmaker Craft
Buducnost VOLI Podgorica signed Aaron Craft to be its floor general. Craft (1.88 meters, 27 years old) arrives from AS Monaco, which he led to first place in the French League regular season, Game 5 of the French finals and the French Cup crown last season. He averaged 6.8 points, 3.5 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.4 steals in 33 French League games with Monaco. Read more here.

June 26, 2018 - Olympiacos, Sfairopoulos part ways after four years together
After leading Olympiacos Piraeus through four brilliant campaigns, Coach Ioannis Sfairopoulos and the Reds are going their separate ways. Sfairopoulos, 51, first joined Olympiacos prior to Round 4 of the 2014-15 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season and led the club to the EuroLeague championship game in his first season. Read more here.

June 26, 2018 - Gran Canaria tabs Maldonado as coach for its EuroLeague debut
Herbalife Gran Canaria will open its debut Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season with a familiar face, veteran coach Salvador Maldonado, on its bench, the club announced Tuesday. Maldonado, 59, arrives from Estudiantes Madrid, which was his seventh Spanish League club in a head coaching career that spans 23 seasons. Read more here.

June 26, 2018 - Madrid re-signs Campazzo to three-year deal
Reigning Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champion Real Madrid re-signed Facu Campazzo, one of the integral pieces from its title run, on a three-year deal. Campazzo (1.79 meters, 27 years old) has played two EuroLeague seasons, both with Madrid, and taken home the crown in both of them. Read more here.

June 25, 2018 - AX Milan signs experienced forward Brooks
AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan added a veteran piece to its frontline by signing forward Jeff Brooks to a multi-year contract. Brooks (2.03 meters, 29 years old) arrive from Unicaja Malaga, where he spent the past two seasons and won the 2017 7DAYS EuroCup title. Read more here.

June 25, 2018 - UNICS adds forward Morgan
UNICS Kazan bolstered its frontcourt by signing power forward Raymar Morgan to a one-year deal, with an option to extend it for another season, the club announced Monday. Morgan (2.03 meters, 29 years old) arrives from Tofas Bursa. Read more here.

June 25, 2018 - Pesic signs new deal to remain head coach of Barcelona
FC Barcelona Lassa and head coach Svetislav Pesic have agreed to a new contract that will keep them together for the coming season. Pesic, 68, started his second stint with the club in February when he replaced Sito Alonso. He led Barcelona to the Copa del Rey title and the Spanish League semifinals. Read more here.

June 25, 2018 - Darussafaka tabs Peiners at forward
Darussafaka Istanbul signed veteran forward Zanis Peiners for two seasons, the club announced Monday. Peiners (2.05 meters, 27 years old) arrives from Lithuanian side Lietkabelis Panevezys with which he posted 12.8 points on 68.6% two-point shooting, 5.1 rebounds and 2.6 assists in the 7DAYS EuroCup last season. Read more here.

June 25, 2018 - Khryapa leaves CSKA Moscow
One of the most important players in CSKA Moscow history, Victor Khryapa, has parted ways with the Russian powerhouse. Khryapa, who will turn 36 in August, played 13 EuroLeague seasons for CSKA and helped it win continental crowns in 2008 and 2016. He played a major role in the 2016 final. Read more here.

June 25, 2018 - Darussafaka adds guard Loyd
Darussafaka Istanbul strengthened its backcourt by inking guard Jordan Loyd, who signed a one-year deal with the reigning 7DAYS EuroCup champion with an option for another season. Loyd (1.93 meters, 24 years old) arrives from Hapoel Eliat, where he averaged 17.4 points, 4.9 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.7 steals in 38 Israeli League games last season. Read more here.

June 25, 2018 - Darussafaka adds forward Demir
Darussafaka Istanbul added its third new player today, none other than power forward Berk Demir, who inked a two-year deal with the 7DAYS EuroCup champion on Monday. Demir (2.04 meters, 24 years) arrives from Anadolu Efes Istanbul, where he averaged 0.4 points and 1.8 rebounds in five Turkish Airlines EuroLeague games last season. Read more here.

June 21, 2018 - Zalgiris signs versatile guard Walkup
Lithuanian champ Zalgiris Kaunas on Thursday announced the addition of shooting guard Thomas Walkup for the next two seasons. Walkup arrives from MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg of Germany, where last season he averaged 11.8 points, 5.1 rebounds and 4.5 assists in 39 games. Read more here.

June 21, 2018 - Efes signs scorer Beaubois to two-year deal
Anadolu Efes Istanbul continued the rebuilding of its backcourt with the signing of guard Rodrigue Beaubois to a two-year deal. Beaubois (1.90 meters, 30 years old) arrives from KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz, where he spent the past two seasons. Read more here.

June 21, 2018 - Trento tabs forward Mian
Dolomiti Energia Trento found a new small forward in Fabio Mian, who penned a two-year deal with the Italian powerhouse on Thursday. Mian (1.96 meters, 26 years old) arrives from The Flexx Pistoia, where he averaged 9.0 points and 2.7 rebounds in 30 Italian League games last season. Read more here.

June 21, 2018 - Andorra adds guard Ennis
Morabanc Andorra has put some firepower in its backcourt by signing guard Dylan Ennis to a one-year deal. Ennis (1.87 meters, 26 years old) arrives from Tecnyconta Zaragoza, where he averaged 15.2 points and 2.2 assists in six Spanish League games last season. Read more here.

June 21, 2018 - Unicaja re-signs sharpshooter Waczynski for two years
Unicaja Malaga reached an agreement with shooting guard Adam Waczynski to continue together through the 2019-20 campaign, the club announced Thursday. Waczynski (1.99 meters, 28 years old) averaged 10.1 points in 27 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague games last season. Read more here.

June 21, 2018 - Brescia inks point guard Laquintana
Brescia Leonessa improved its backcourt weeks ahead of its 7DAYS EuroCup debut next season by inking point guard Tommaso Laquintana to a one-year deal, the club announced Thursday. Brescia keeps an option to extend the deal for another season. Read more here.

June 21, 2018 - UNICS keeps EuroCup champ Smith
UNICS Kazan reached a new agreement with shooting guard Jamar Smith to extend their relationship until the end of the 2019-20 season. Smith (1.91 meters, 31 years old) averaged 13.1 points on 100% free throw shooting, 2.9 assists and 1.2 steals in 19 7DAYS EuroCup games last season. Read more here.

June 21, 2018 - Sergeev stays in Kazan
As announced by the club on Thursday, Pavel Sergeev will extend his relationship with UNICS Kazan for the next season. Sergeev arrived in Kazan for last season, and he had limited playing with UNICS in the 7DAYS EuroCup, combining for a total 19 minutes in five appearances. Read more here.

June 21, 2018 - One more season for Drazen Bubnic amongst Dragons
Petrol Olimpija and 32-year old power forward Drazen Bubnic have agreed on extension of the cooperation, which originally lasted until the end of the 2017-18 season. The player will play in Ljubljana for one more season. Read more here.

June 21, 2018 - Aramis Naglic is no longer head coach of Zadar
Aramis Naglic is no longer head coach of Zadar, as his contract with the club expired at the end of the 2017-18 season. Zadar thanked Naglic for everything he has done for the club in the past two years and wished him all the best in the future. Read more here.

June 20, 2018 - Darussafaka appoints Caki as head coach
Darussafaka Istanbul has appointed Ahmet Caki as its newest head coach. The contract is for two seasons. Caki, 42, takes over from David Blatt, who led the club to 7DAYS EuroCup crown last season and a return to the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague. Read more here.

June 20, 2018 - Khimki re-signs power forward Gill
Khimki Moscow Region announced Wednesday that it re-signed power forward Anthony Gill for the next two seasons. Gill averaged 11.8 points on terrific shooting percentages (63.5% 2FG, 47.8% 3FG) and 4.5 rebounds in 32 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague games last season. Read more here.

June 20, 2018 - Efes lands playmaker Micic
One of the best young point guards in continental basketball has switched Turkish Airlines EuroLeague teams as Anadolu Efes Istanbul announced on Wednesday the acquisition of playmaker Vasilije Micic on a two-year deal. Micic (1.95 meters, 24 years old) arrives from Zalgiris Kaunas. Read more here.

June 20, 2018 - Valencia, Martinez stay together for 11th season
Shooting guard Rafa Martinez and Valencia Basket made official on Wednesday a new contract extension between both parties. Martinez will remain with Valencia until the end of the 2018-19 season, which will mark his 11th straight season wearing the team's signature orange uniform. Read more here.

June 20, 2018 - Skyliners ink Vargas to two-year deal
Fraport Skyliners Frankfurt have made shooting guard Akeem Vargas their first addition for the 2018-19 season. Vargas (1.92 meters, 28 years old), who arrives from ALBA Berlin, signed a two-year deal in Frankfurt. Read more here.

June 20, 2018 - Rebec newcomer in Dragon's lair
Petrol Olimpija has added first domestic player to the roster ahead of the new season. Jan Rebec has joined the Dragons. The player has previously successfully worn the jersey of Sencur Gorenjska gradbena druzba. Read more here.

June 19, 2018 - Jaramaz from Mega Bemax to Burgos
Ognjen Jaramaz, a player with the highest number of seasons spent with Mega Bemax, will continue his career in the ACB League, as he signed with San Pablo Burgos. Ognjen Jaramaz plays at the guard position and has been playing for Mega since his 17th year of age. Read more here.

June 19, 2018 - Petrol Olimpija adds Marko Simonovic
The list of young and talented players of Petrol Olimpija is getting longer with each day. The Dragons have signed a multi-annual deal with 18-year old Montenegrin player Marko Simonovic, who is considered to be one of the most talented players in his generation. Read more here.

June 18, 2018 - Maccabi signs Czech League MVP Ray
Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv made guard Kendrick Ray its first addition ahead of the 2018-19 season. Ray (1.88 meters, 24 years old) arrives from CEZ Nymburk, with which he was the Czech League MVP last season after averaging 13.6 point and 4.0 rebounds per game. Read more here.

June 18, 2018 - Andorra re-signs big man Stevic
Morabanc Andorra reached a new agreement with center Oliver Stevic to stay together next season, the club announced Monday. Stevic (2.04 meters, 34 years old) averaged seven points and 4.5 rebounds in 10 7DAYS EuroCup games last season. Read more here.

June 17, 2018 - UNICS, Ejim together another season
UNICS Kazan extended a contract with power forward Melvin Ejim to work together for another next season, the club announced on Saturday. Ejim (2.01 meters, 27 years old) averaged 9.2 points, 5.1 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 1.2 steals in 7DAYS EuroCup last season. Read more here.

June 17, 2018 - Buducnost gets bigger with Clark
Buducnost VOLI Podgorica added size and experience to its frontcourt by signing a one-year deal with forward Earl Clark, the club announced on Saturday. Clark (2.09 meters, 30 years old) arrives from Besiktas Sompo Japan Istanbul where he spent the last two season. Read more here.

June 16, 2018 - Efes adds backcourt depth with Tuncer
Anadolu Efes Istanbul keeps adding depth to its roster for the next Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season by signing guard Bugrahan Tuncer to a two-year deal on Saturday. Tuncer (1.93 meters, 25 years old) arrives from a fellow Turkish side Eskisehir, where he averaged 10 points. Read more here.

June 16, 2018 - Gran Canaria extends Pauli
Herbalife Gran Canaria continues getting ready for its Turkish Airlines EuroLeague debut by re-signing its long-time swingman Oriol Pauli to a two-year deal, the club announced on Saturday. Pauli (2.01 meters, 24 years old) has spent the last four seasons with Gran Canaria. Read more here.

June 16, 2018 - Jones reinforced the Dragons
Petrol Olimpija is continuing to strengthen its basketball squad ahead of the following 2018-19 season. 23-year old American Marvin Jones joined the ranks of the reigning Slovenian national champions, as he signed a 2-year contract. Read more here.

June 15, 2018 - Gran Canaria keeps swingman Rabaseda
Herbalife Gran Canaria took another step towards completing its roster by re-signing swingman Xavi Rabaseda to a two-year deal until the end of the 2019-20 season. Rabaseda averaged 4.1 points on 94.1% free throw shooting and 1.4 steals in 17 7DAYS EuroCup games last season. Read more here.

June 15, 2018 - Limoges re-signs forward Howard
Limoges CSP took another step towards completing its roster for the 2018-19 7DAYS EuroCup season by re-signing small forward William Howard for another year, the club announced Friday. Howard averaged 7.7 points and 3.9 rebounds in 16 EuroCup games last season. Read more here.

June 15, 2018 - Partizan keeps star guard Marinkovic
Partizan NIS Belgrade has reached a new agreement with rising star shooting guard Vanja Marinkovic for the next two seasons, the club announced Friday. Marinkovic averaged 12.5 points on 40% three-point shooting and 3.6 rebounds in eight 7DAYS EuroCup games last season. Read more here.

June 15, 2018 - Cibona extend contract with Bilinovac
Cibona announced that they have extended contract with Josip Bilinovac for 2 more years! This 27-year old guard arrived in the club last summer, while he averaged 5.1 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.6 assists per match in the 2017-18 ABA League season. Read more here.

June 14, 2018 - Barcelona's Hanga to miss start of next season
FC Barcelona Lassa's Adam Hanga will be missing the start of the next season after having undergone knee surgery to solve the problems he suffered during the last weeks. Hanga started in 25 of the 26 games he played with Barca last season. Read more here.

June 14, 2018 - CSKA, Kurbanov pen multi-year extension
Days after it completed its domestic season by winning its seventh straight VTB United League championship, CSKA Moscow began its preparations for next season by locking up Nikita Kurbanov on a multi-year contract extension. Read more here.

June 14, 2018 - Unicaja names Casimiro new head coach
For its return to the 7DAYS EuroCup one season removed from winning it, Unicaja Malaga has turned to a new head coach in Luis Casimiro, who signed a two-year deal with the club on Thursday. Casimiro, 57, arrives from Herbalife Gran Canaria, where he spent the last two seasons. Read more here.

June 14, 2018 - Valencia re-signs playmaker Van Rossom
Valencia Basket reached a new agreement with playmaker Sam Van Rossom to stay together for two more years until the end of the 2019-20 season, the club announced on Thursday. Van Rossom averaged 7.2 points and 4.0 assists in 24 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague games last season. Read more here.

June 13, 2018 - Galatasaray adds guard Cinko
Galatasaray Istanbul added depth to its backcourt by inking guard Erol Can Cinko to a one-year deal on Wednesday. Cinko (1.88 meters, 27 years old) arrives from Gaziantep Basketbol, where he averaged five points and 1.2 assists in 30 Turkish League games last season. Read more here.

June 13, 2018 - Efes adds frontcourt depth with Sanli
Anadolu Efes Istanbul has added depth to the paint by signing a two-year deal with solid young center Sertac Sanli, the club announced on Wednesday. Sanli (2.11 meters, 26 years old) arrives from a city rival Besiktas, where he spent last two years. Read more here.

June 13, 2018 - Turin signs coaching legend Larry Brown
FIAT Turin has reached an agreement with Larry Brown to put the former NBA and NCAA champion head coach at the head of its bench next season, the club announced on Wednesday. Brown, age 77, last coached at Southern Methodist University until July of 2016. Read more here.

June 13, 2018 - Andorra re-signs guard Jelinek through 2021
Morabanc Andorra reached a new agreement with shooting guard David Jelinek to keep working together for three more years until the end of the 2020-21 season. Jelinek averaged 6.2 points and 1.5 assists in 10 7DAYS EuroCup games with Andorra last season. Read more here.

June 13, 2018 - Buducnost lands scoring ace Jackson
Buducnost VOLI Podgorica added plenty of firepower to its roster by inking shooting guard Edwin Jackson to a one-year deal, the club announced on Wednesday. Jackson (1.90 meters, 27 years old) arrives from FC Barcelona Lassa, where he averaged 4.6 points. Read more here.

June 12, 2018 - Efes adds size with former ANGT MVP Birsen
Anadolu Efes Istanbul made its first move of the offseason by signing forward Metecan Birsen for the next two seasons, the club announced on Tuesday morning. Birsen (2.08 meters, 23 years old) played last season for Sakarya Buyuksehir, where he posted 8.3 points. Read more here.

June 12, 2018 - Andorra hands reins to Navarro
Morabanc Andorra has found a new coach in Ibon Navarro, who penned a two-year deal with his new club on Tuesday. Navarro, age 42, arrives from UCAM Murcia and led his team to the Basketball Champions League semifinals last season. Read more here.

June 11, 2018 - Crvena zvezda 4th time in a row
Crvena zvezda mts have for the fourth time in a row become the Serbian national champions, as they previled over FMP for the third time in this season‚€™s final series of the domestic championship. In the game 3, Zvezda made the crucial difference in the second quarter. Read more here.

June 11, 2018 - Valencia promotes Ponsarnau to head coach
Valencia Basket announced Monday that Jaume Ponsarnau will be its head coach for the coming season. Ponsarnau, 47, takes the position after serving as an assistant coach for Valencia the past two seasons. Read more here.

June 11, 2018 - Euroleague Basketball mourns Pavlos Giannakopoulos
Euroleague Basketball bows its head upon learning of the passing of longtime Panathinaikos Athens executive Pavlos Giannakopoulos. A giant of our sport, Pavlos Giannakopoulos was the steward of Panathinaikos for a quarter century from 1987 through 2012. Read more here.

June 10, 2018 - CSKA aces Final Four test, repeats as Champions
CSKA cruised to a 7th-straight VTB United League title on Sunday night behind the dazzling play of guards Nando De Colo and Sergio Rodriguez. The Frenchman and Spaniard combined for 33 points, 15 assists and only four turnovers. Read more here.

June 10, 2018 - Zenit clinches Third place
Kyle Kuric scored a Playoffs-record 23 points in the first half to put Zenit on top by double digits and the Blue, White and Sky Blues never looked back, securing a 14-point win over UNICS to take home the League bronze. Read more here.

June 9, 2018 - Shved-Tastic: Khimki sets up Showdown vs. CSKA
Khimki Moscow Region defeated UNICS Kazan, 76-71, to advance to the VTB United League championship game. Alexey Shved scorched Kazan for a playoff-record 36 points in the second semi, setting up a showdown with crosstown rival CSKA in Sunday‚€™s championship game. Read more here.

June 9, 2018 - Rodriguez shines, CSKA cruises to Championship game
CSKA Moscow advanced to the VTB United League championship with an 84-67 win over Zenit St. Petersburg. Sergio Rodriguez dazzled the VTB Ice Palace crowd on Friday night, scoring a playoff-record 21 points in the first half. Read more here.

June 9, 2018 - Zvezda step away from trophy
The red and white of Belgrade now need only one more triumph in order to celebrate the new trophy and they will try to do so on Monday, when they will be hosting FMP in Game 3 at home court of Aleksandar Nikolic Arena. Read more here.

June 9, 2018 - Valencia, coach Vidorreta part ways
Valencia Basket announced that head coach Txus Vidorreta will not be leading the team next season. Vidorreta, age 51, joined Valencia last season and helped the team finish it with a 12-18 Regular Season record in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague. Read more here.

June 8, 2018 - Cedevita tabs head coach Alonso
Cedevita Zagreb found a new head coach in Sito Alonso, who signed a two-plus-one year deal with the Croatian powerhouse on Friday night. Alonso, age 42, last coached FC Barcelona Lassa. Under his guidance, the team had a 7-14 record in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague. Read more here.

June 8, 2018 - Cedevita re-signs center Stipanovic
Cedevita Zagreb reached a new agreement with center Andrija Stipanovic to keep working together for two more years, until the end of the 2019-20 season, the club announced Thursday night. Stipanovic averaged 8.1 points and 4.8 rebounds in 16 7DAYS EuroCup games last season. Read more here.

June 8, 2018 - Ivan Velic new Cibona head coach
The Wolves will be entering the season with new head coach at their helm. Cibona have agreed on cooperation with Ivan Velic. Ivan Velic was born in Livno and he spent the majority of his coaching career at Siroki. Read more here.

June 7, 2018 - Jure Zdovc is no longer Cedevita head coach
Cedevita team will have a new head coach in the new season, as the club's management have terminated the cooperation with Jure Zdovc on mutual consent. New Head coach will be announced in upcoming days as it is stated from the club. Read more here.

June 6, 2018 - Ratkovica the first reinforcement of Mega Bemax
Branislav Ratkovica is the first reinforcement of Mega Bemax for the forthcoming season. He is coming to Sremska Mitrovica from Zagreb, where he played for Cibona. By signing with Mega, Ratkovica is returning to the club, for which he played during the 2004/05 and 2006/07 seasons. Read more here.

June 6, 2018 - Krka extended with Petrol and Josilo, signed with Balazic
After a successful season Krka, that has been thrilling its fans with fighting spirit and desire for excellent results, is starting to build the core of its team for the next season. As the club reports, the intensive negotiations are ongoing with several other members of the squad. Read more here.

June 6, 2018 - Ante Nazor is leaving the Cibona bench
After the meeting of the club's management and Ante Nazor, no agreement on the extension of cooperation of Cibonba and head coach was made. The club of Zagreb is starting negotiations with other candidates for the head coach of the senior team of the Wolves. Read more here.

June 4, 2018 - Warriors and record-breaking Stephen Curry destroy Cavaliers in Game 2
The Golden State Warriors were back to their usual selves in Game 2 of the NBA finals, dominating the Cleveland Cavaliers on both sides of the court to win 122-103 and take a 2-0 series lead. Stephen Curry led Golden State with 33 points, scoring an NBA finals-record nine three-pointers. Read more here.

June 4, 2018 - Unicaja, Coach Plaza part ways
Unicaja Malaga announced on Monday that Joan Plaza will no longer coach the team after five consecutive seasons working together, highlighted by their 7DAYS EuroCup title in 2017. Plaza, 54, joined Unicaja before the start of the 2013-14 season. Read more here.

June 3, 2018 - Cedevita champions fifth time in a row
Cedevita are celebrating their well-deserved fifth consecutive Croatian National Championship trophy, as they have beaten Cibona for the third time in the Finals and won the series 3:1, with 3 consecutive wins, after losing the first game of the series. Read more here.

June 1, 2018 - UNICS rounds out Final Four
UNICS became the final team to clinch a berth in the Final Four, knocking out Nizhny Novgorod, 101-86, in Game 4 of their quarterfinal series. The visitors brought serious firepower on offense, led by 27 from Stevan Jelovac, but Kazan simply overwhelmed Nizhny‚€™s defense in the rout. Read more here.

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