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  News archive June 2019


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June 30, 2019 - ASVEL adds 2 seasons with Galliou
LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne continued consolidating its roster by signing homegrown forward Charles Galliou to a new, two-year contract on Sunday. Galliou (2.02 meters, 23 years old) appeared in 13 7DAYS EuroCup games last season with ASVEL. Read more here.

June 30, 2019 - Darussafaka keeps Ernak on its bench
Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul announced on Sunday that head coach Selcuk Ernak will remain on the bench for the team's 7DAYS EuroCup return next season. Ernak, 48 years old, joined Darussafaka in the middle of the last Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season, after the team's 1-10 start. Read more here.

June 30, 2019 - Rishon keeps star center Monroe for 2 more years
Maccabi Rishon LeZion will have local star Darryl Monroe on board for the team's debut in the 7DAYS EuroCup after the sides signed a deal that will keep them together for two more seasons. Monroe (2.02 meters, 33 years old) has played a season and a half for Rishon. Read more here.

June 29, 2019 - ASVEL re-signs Lighty for three years
LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne has assured some veteran consistency for its Turkish Airlines EuroLeague return by signing swingman David Lighty to a new three-year contract, the club announced Saturday. Lighty (1.98 meters, 31 years old) has spent four of the last five seasons with ASVEL. Read more here.

June 29, 2019 - Lokomotiv brings back forward Ivlev
Experienced forward Vladimir Ivlev will be back for at least one more 7DAYS EuroCup season with Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar, the club announced on Saturday. Ivlev (2.07 meters, 29 years old) signed a new contract for next season and the option of one more. Read more here.

June 28, 2019 - Zvezda keeps big man Faye
Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade reached a new agreement with power forward Mouhammad "Mo" Faye, who re-signed his contract until the end of the 2019-20 season, the club announced Sunday night. Faye averaged 8.2 points and 6.9 rebounds in 13 7DAYS EuroCup games last season. Read more here.

June 28, 2019 - Olympiacos announces scoring ace Punter
Olympiacos Piraeus added fire power to its roster by inking scoring guard Kevin Punter to a two-year deal, the club announced Friday. Punter arrives from Segafredo Virtus Bologna, where he averaged 14.2 points on 89.4% free throws in 29 Italian League games last season. Read more here.

June 28, 2019 - Four more years for Bayern, Dedovic
Fresh of its second consecutive German League title, FC Bayern Munich has locked up veteran guard Nihad Dedovic, who was a key contributor to that success, with a new contract that lasts until 2013. Dedovic (1.99 meters, 29 years old) has already spent six seasons in Munich. Read more here.

June 28, 2019 - Real re-signs Taylor for 3 more years
Real Madrid has locked up small forward Jeffery Taylor through the end of the 2021-22 season, the club announced Friday. Taylor just completed his fourth season with the club and has played 123 EuroLeague games for Los Blancos, during which he's averaged 5.2 points and 1.8 rebounds. Read more here.

June 28, 2019 - ASVEL brings back scoring ace Jackson
Guard Edwin Jackson is heading home after signing on to play for his boyhood club, LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne, next season. Jackson arrives from Buducnost, where he averaged 9.8 points in 30 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague games last season. Read more here.

June 28, 2019 - Buducnost signs center Meiers
Buducnost VOLI Podgorica bolstered its frontcourt by inking center Martins Meiers to a one-year deal, the Montenegrin powerhouse announced Friday. Meiers arrives from Enisey Krasnoyarsk, where he averaged 11.0 points and 6.5 rebounds in 26 VTB League games last season. Read more here.

June 28, 2019 - Unicaja adds guard Avramovic
Unicaja Malaga added young talent and fire power to its backcourt by inking guard Aleksa Avramovic to a two-year deal, the club announced Friday. Avramovic (1.92 meters, 24 years old) arrives from Openjobmetis Varese, where he played in the last three seasons. Read more here.

June 27, 2019 - Nanterre adds do-it-all forward Smith
Nanterre 92 has announced the arrival of a new forward, Taylor Smith, for the team's return to the 7DAYS EuroCup after four seasons. Smith is a six-year pro who has played two seasons each in Kolossos Rhodes of Greece, Ravenna Piero Manetti of the Italian second division. Read more here.

June 27, 2019 - Asseco Arka re-signs big man Wyka
Asseco Arka Gdynia kept working on strengthening its frontcourt by re-signing stretch big man Dariusz Wyka, who will play his third campaign with the Polish powerhouse. Wyka averaged 6.4 points and 4.3 rebounds in 39 Polish League games last season. Read more here.

June 27, 2019 - Asseco Arka, captain Szubarga sign new deal
Asseco Arka Gdynia and playmaker Krzysztof Szubarga agreed to terms on a contract that will keep the sides together through the end of the 2020-21 season. Szubarga (1.78 meters, 34 years old) averaged 6.1 points and 2.6 assists in nine 7DAYS EuroCup games last season. Read more here.

June 27, 2019 - Asseco Arka keeps Coach Frasunkiewicz
Coach Przemyslaw Frasunkiewicz will remain at the head of the Asseco Arka Gdynia bench for the coming season after the sides penned a new deal on Thursday. Frasunkiewicz, 40, is set to start his fourth consecutive season as the team's head coach. Read more here.

June 27, 2019 - Buducnost adds Martin at power forward
Buducnost VOLI Podgorica strengthened its roster by signing power forward Hassan Martin for the coming season. Martin arrives from medi Bayreuth, where he averaged 13.8 points on 67.6% two-point shooting, 6.3 rebounds and 2.0 blocks in 18 German League games last season. Read more here.

June 27, 2019 - UNICS brings back forward Likhodey
UNICS Kazan added depth and experience to its roster by inking small forward Valery Likhodey to a one-year deal, with an option to keep him until the end of the 2020-21 season, the club announced Thursday. Likhodey (2.05 meters, 32 years old) arrives from Anwil Wloclawek. Read more here.

June 27, 2019 - Galatasaray adds shooting ace Arslan
Galatasaray Doga Insurance Istanbul bolstered its roster by signing guard Yigit Arslan for two seasons. Arslan arrives from Tofas Bursa, where he has spent his entire career. Arslan averaged 3.6 points and 1.0 assist in 10 games as a reserve in the 7DAYS EuroCup last season. Read more here.

June 27, 2019 - Zenit keeps big man Balashov
Zenit St Petersburg reached a new agreement with power forward Sergey Balashov to keep working together for another season, the club announced Thursday. Balashov averaged 1.3 points in 3 7DAYS EuroCup last season, in which he mostly played for Zenit's youth team. Read more here.

June 27, 2019 - Khimki signs Timma for two seasons
Khimki Moscow Region reached an agreement with small forward Janis Timma, who signed a two-year contract with the Russian powerhouse on Thursday. Timma (2.01 meters, 26 years old) finished the 2018-19 season with Khimki, where he was sent on loan by Olympiacos Piraeus. Read more here.

June 27, 2019 - Real Madrid locks up Best Defender Tavares
Real Madrid reached an agreement with center and reigning EuroLeague Best Defender Trophy winner Walter "Edy" Tavares on a multi-year contract extension. The new deal will keep Tavares (2.21 meters, 27 years old) with Los Blancos until the end of the 2023-24 season. Read more here.

June 26, 2019 - Brescia bolsters frontcourt with Horton
Germani Brescia Leonessa continued the building of its roster for the coming season by signing forward Ken Horton to a one-year deal. Horton (2.01 meters, 29 years old) played last season with Astana from Kazakhstan. In the VTB United League, he averaged 12.8 points and ranked fourth with 7.4 rebounds and third with 1.6 steals per game. Read more here.

June 26, 2019 - Asseco Arka brings back center Hrycaniuk
One of the best Polish big men of all-time is back with Asseco Arka Gdynia; the club announced a deal with Adam Hrycaniuk on Wednesday. Hrycaniuk (2.06 meters, 35 years old) arrives from Stelnet Zielona Gora, where he played the last six seasons. He averaged 6.9 points and 5.1 rebounds in 39 Polish League games last season. Read more here.

June 26, 2019 - Zvezda, Simanic agree to extension
Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade and big man Borisa Simanic signed a contract extension that will keep the sides together through the end of the 2020-21 season. Simanic (2.09 meters, 21 years old) has spent his entire professional career with the club, spare two seasons on loan at FMP. Read more here.

June 26, 2019 - Zenit signs playmaker Khvostov through 2022
Zenit St Petersburg strengthened its backcourt by signing playmaker Dmitry Khvostov to a three-year deal, the club announced Wednesday. Khvostov (1.90 meters, 29 years old) arrives from Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar, where he played the last three seasons. Read more here.

June 26, 2019 - Oldenburg brings back big man Sears
EWE Baskets Oldenburg continued its preparation for its return to the 7DAYS EuroCup next season by re-signing power forward Justin Sears for another season. Sears (2.03 meters, 25 years old) was limited to just two German League games with Oldenburg last season, however, he posted 10.8 points, 4.5 rebounds and 0.9 blocks for MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg the year before. Read more here.

June 25, 2019 - Maccabi, Cohen stay together
Israeli powerhouse Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv and power forward Jake Cohen announced on Tuesday that both parties agreed to a contract extension for the next season. Cohen (2.10 meters, 29 years old) has played the last four years with Maccabi, averaging 2.9 points and 1.1 rebounds in 25 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague appearances, in almost 9 minutes on court last season. Read more here.

June 25, 2019 - Zvezda, Covic continue 2 more years
Serbian and Adriatic League champion Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade penned another player to a contract extension as point guard Filip Covic signed a new two-year deal on Tuesday. Covic (1.80 meters, 30 years old) averaged 6.3 points and 2.6 assists coming off the bench in the 7DAYS EuroCup last season. Read more here.

June 25, 2019 - Khimki makes forward Valiev its newest addition
Khimki Moscow Region strengthened its frontcourt by inking power forward Evgeny Valiev to a two-year deal, the club announced Tuesday. Valiev (2.05 meters, 29 years old) arrives from Zenit St Petersburg, where he averaged 4.5 points on 69.7% two-point shooting and 2.4 rebounds in 14 games of the 7DAYS EuroCup last season. Read more here.

June 25, 2019 - Zenit extends forward Trushkin
Zenit St. Petersburg has been very busy early this offseason, and that trend continued Tuesday morning with the announcement that forward Vladislav Trushkin signed a contract extension for another two seasons. Trushkin (2.01 meters, 26 years old) arrived to Zenit last season in which he posted 8.2 points, along with 2.8 rebounds and 1.1 steals in the 7DAYS EuroCup. Read more here.

June 25, 2019 - Tofas adds playmaker Ugurlu
Tofas Bursa improved its backcourt for the foreseeable future by inking playmaker Berk Ugurlu to a three-year deal, until the end of the 2021-22 season, the club announced Tuesday. Ugurlu (1.91 meters, 23 years old) arrives from Pinar Karsiyaka Izmir, where he averaged 10.1 points on 63.6% two-point shooting in 22 Turkish League games this season. Read more here.

June 25, 2019 - Joventut extends Harangody
Divina Seguros Joventut Badalona and power forward Luke Harangody have agreed to terms on a contract that will keep them working together next season, the club announced Tuesday. Harangody (2.02 meters, 31 years old) averaged 9.0 points on 92.6% free throw shooting and 5.0 rebounds in 34 Spanish League games last season. Read more here.

June 24, 2019 - Panathinaikos hands coaching reins to Pedoulakis
Greek champion Panathinaikos OPAP Athens signed Argyris Pedoulakis on Monday to be the club's next head coach. The contract between the sides is for two seasons. Pedoulakis, 55, arrives from Peristeri Athens, which he led to the Greek League semifinals last season. Read more here.

June 22, 2019 - Valencia, Vives together until 2021
Valencia Basket has agreed to terms with playmaker Guillem Vives on a new contract that assures him two more seasons in the team's orange jersey, until 2021, with an option for one more. Vives averaged 4.2 points and 2.4 assists in 19 7DAYS EuroCup games last season. Read more here.

June 22, 2019 - ABA League once again in the NBA Draft limelight
The tradition goes on – once again ABA League has proven itself to be the true cradle of European basketball, as the NBA Draft has confirmed the high quality of the top-level prospects of our regional competition. Read more here.

June 21, 2019 - Sead Sehovic signed with Mornar
Sead Sehovic is the new member of Mornar. The swingman is the first reinforcement of the “pride of Bar” after the end of the 2018-19 season, after which Uros Lukovic, Nemanja Vranjes, Vukota Pavic, Marko Mugosa and Radoje Vujosevic have extended their contracts. Read more here.

June 20, 2019 - Zenit adds guard Renfroe
Zenit St. Petersburg signed playmaker Alex Renfroe for the coming season, the club announced Wednesday. Renfroe (1.91 meters, 33 years old) arrives from Partizan Belgrade, where he averaged 8.0 points, 4.3 rebounds and 7.3 assists in six 7DAYS EuroCup games last season. Read more here.

June 19, 2019 - De Colo bids adieu to CSKA
The end of an unforgettable era is at hand after Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champion CSKA Moscow announced on Tuesday that Nando De Colo is leaving the Russian capital. He played five seasons for the Russian powerhouse and helped it win EuroLeague crowns in 2016 and 2019. Read more here.

June 19, 2019 - CSKA extends four-time champ Hines
Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champion CSKA Moscow continued cementing its roster for next season by signing team captain and a four-time EuroLeague winner Kyle Hines to a two-year contract extension. A unique, undersized center, Hines is just the second foreign CSKA team captain ever. Read more here.

June 19, 2019 - Maccabi, Black stay together 2 more seasons
Maccabi Tel Aviv and center Tarik Black will remain together for the next two seasons after agreeing to terms on a new contract. Black made his Turkish Airlines EuroLeague debut this past season and averaged 11.0 points on 69.9% two-point shooting plus 5.4 rebounds in 26 games. Read more here.

June 19, 2019 - Crvena Zvezda re-signs scorer Baron
Crvena Zvezda announced it re-signed its hero and finals MVP, guard Billy Baron who will stay with the club for the next season. Baron has scored a game-winning buzzer-beating layup to lift Zvezda to a title-clinching 75-76 win over Partizan NIS Belgrade on Monday night. Read more here.

June 18, 2019 - Zvezda have won the 2018-19 Serbian Championship
Crvena zvezda mts have defended the domestic throne! The red & whites defeated Partizan NIS on the road in Game 4 by 76:75 and closed the final series by 3-1 in wins. The hero of the night was Billy Baron who made the game-winning lay-up at the buzzer. Read more here.

June 18, 2019 - Zalgiris, Lekavicius reunite
Zalgiris Kaunas and guard Lukas Lekavicius have reunited with the signing on Monday of a one-year contract with the option for a second season. Lekavicius (1.81 meters, 25 years old) returns to his former club after two seasons with Panathinaikos OPAP Athens. Read more here.

June 18, 2019 - CSKA re-signs veteran Antonov for 2 more seasons
CSKA Moscow retained another core member of its championship squad by re-signing forward Semen Antonov for two more seasons. Antonov has been with CSKA since 2016. He averaged 1.4 points in limited minutes over 21 games in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague last season. Read more here.

June 18, 2019 - Unicaja lands big man Thompson
Unicaja Malaga bolstered its frontcourt by inking center Deon Thompson to a two-year deal, the club announced Monday. Thompson arrives from Zalgiris Kaunas, where he averaged 4.7 points and 3.1 rebounds in 17 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague games last season. Read more here.

June 18, 2019 - Zenit signs All-EuroCup playmaker Albicy
The Zenit St. Petersburg backcourt will be led by a new man this season after the team signed playmaker Andrew Albicy on Monday. Albicy (1.78 meters, 29 years old) arrives from Morabanc Andorra, where he played the last three seasons. Read more here.

June 16, 2019 - Zvezda down Partizan to take 2-1 lead in the Finals
Crvena zvezda mts have defeated Partizan NIS in Game 3 of the 2018/19 Serbian Championship Finals, which means the red & whites are now just one victory away from defending the domestic throne. Read more here.

June 15, 2019 - CSKA re-signs Clyburn through 2022
Will Clyburn, an All-EuroLeague First Team selection and the recent Final Four MVP, will help lead CSKA Moscow's defense of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague title after penning a new contract that will keep the sides together for three more seasons into 2022. Read more here.

June 15, 2019 - Zalgiris invests in future with Jokubaitis extension
Zalgiris Kaunas announced that one of the top Lithuanian prospects, guard Rokas Jokubaitis, has agreed to sign a three-year term deal with the club. Jokubaitis had 12 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague appearances in his debut season averaging 2.6 points in less than six minutes per game. Read more here.

June 15, 2019 - Valencia keeps forward San Emeterio
Valencia Basket kept working on its roster for its Turkish Airlines EuroLeague return next season by re-signing Fernando San Emeterio for one more year. San Emeterio averaged 10.3 points on excellent shooting percentages in 16 7DAYS EuroCup games last season. Read more here.

June 15, 2019 - Milos Koprivica is moving from Mega Bemax to Lovcen 1947
Now already former Mega Bemax center Milos Koprivica will continue his career at Lovcen 1947. Milos Koprivica arrived to Mega Bemax during the summer of 2017 and this season he averaged 3 points and 1.8 rebounds per game in the ABA League. Read more here.

June 13, 2019 - Zalgiris signs Hayes at forward
Lithuanian champion Zalgiris Kaunas announced the signing of forward Nigel Hayes on Wednesday night. The contract is for one season with an option for an additional one. Hayes (2.03 meters, 24 years old) made his European debut last season with Galatasaray Istanbul. Read more here.

June 13, 2019 - Coach Ponsarnau signs new deal with Valencia
Coach Jaume Ponsarnau will lead 7DAYS EuroCup champion Valencia Basket in its Turkish Airlines EuroLeague return after the sides agreed to terms on a contract for the 2019-20 season. Ponsarnau, 48, joined Valencia in 2016 and spent two years as an assistant coach. Read more here.

June 13, 2019 - EuroCup MVP Sikma to stay with ALBA until 2023
One of the best power forwards in European basketball is set to keep working for ALBA Berlin long-term with the announcement that Luke Sikma has re-signed with the club for four more years, until the end of the 2022-23 season. Sikma was chosen as the 7DAYS EuroCup MVP this season. Read more here.

June 13, 2019 - Unicaja keeps swingman Milosavljevic
Unicaja Malaga announced a new agreement with swingman Dragan Milosavljevic, who re-signed his contract until the end of the 2020-21 season. Milosavljevic (1.98 meters, 30 years old) averaged 6.2 points and 2.6 assists in 19 7DAYS EuroCup games last season, his second with Unicaja. Read more here.

June 13, 2019 - Partizan NIS tied the series to 1:1
Partizan NIS have thrilled their fans with the home win against Crvena zvezda mts in the second game of the Serbian National Championship Finals and tied the series to 1:1. Partizan NIS started the game strongly and took an 8-point lead after the opening quarter. Read more here.

June 13, 2019 - Aleksandar Trifunovic new Igokea head coach
Igokea will be led by a new head coach next season. Experienced tactician Aleksandar Trifunovic has signed a two-year deal. Trifunovic used to coach Crvena zvezda mts, Rytas Vilnius, Panionios, Zenit, Zalgiris, Astana, Yeşilgiresun and Pınar Karşıyaka before coming to Igokea. Read more here.

June 13, 2019 - Jagodic-Kuridza is staying with Sixt Primorska
Sixt Primorska managed to keep an important member of their golden team, which led the club of Koper in the 2018-19 season to four trophies. Or put it differently – which has conquered every single competition, where the team had played, Marko Jagodic-Kuridza. Read more here.

June 12, 2019 - Legend Messina takes reins in Milan
A legend of the coaching profession is returning to Turkish Airlines EuroLeague sidelines with the announcement Tuesday that AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan has put Ettore Messina in charge of the team's bench and basketball operations for the next three seasons. Read more here.

June 12, 2019 - Milan, Pianigiani part ways
Olimpia Milan announced that Simone Pianigiani has been relieved of his duties as head coach after two seasons with the club. Pianigiani took over Milan's bench before the 2017-18 season, making his Turkish Airlines EuroLeague return after four years away from the competition. Read more here.

June 12, 2019 - Unicaja extends Fernandez through 2022
Unicaja Malaga and combo guard Jaime Fernandez agreed to a contract extension that will keep the sides together until the end of the 2021-22 season, the club announced Tuesday. Fernandez (1.86 meters, 26 years old) averaged 12.0 points in 16 7DAYS EuroCup games last season. Read more here.

June 11, 2019 - Nikita Kurbanov wins Playoffs MVP
The VTB United League has named its 2019 Playoffs MVP. CSKA Moscow forward Nikita Kurbanov is the winner, averaging 8.7 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.1 assists and a 12.8 efficiency rating in the postseason. Read more here.

June 11, 2019 - CSKA wins 9th VTB United league title
CSKA Moscow defeated Khimki Moscow Region on the road in Game 3 of the Finals, 80-62. Rimas Kurtinaitis noted before Game 3 that Khimki needed to avoid a slow start like in the first two games and keep CSKA within 10 points. Read more here.

June 11, 2019 - Nikola Tanaskovic first Mega Bemax reinforcement
Mega Bemax have begun composing their roster for the forthcoming season, as Nikola Tanaskovic signed with their squad. The power forward spent the majority of the last season with Mladost of Zemun, moving afterwards to OKK Belgrade. Read more here.

June 10, 2019 - Zvezda re-signs forward Pavicevic
Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade reached a new agreement with power forward Marko Pavicevic to keep working together until the end of the 2021-22 season, the club announced Saturday. Pavicevic played for Zvezda's U18 and U19 teams this season, as well as for FMP Belgrade. Read more here.

June 8, 2019 - CSKA takes 2-0 Finals lead vs. Khimki
CSKA Moscow defeated Khimki Moscow Region at home in Game 2 of the Finals, 103-92. Khimki announced prior to Game 2 that star Alexey Shved would miss the rest of the series with an injury. Nando De Colo led winners with 14 points. Read more here.

June 8, 2019 - Partizan beat FMP to advance to the Finals
Partizan NIS have qualified for the 2018-19 Serbian Championship Finals after winning the decisive Game 3 of semi-final series against FMP. The black & whites showed quite a dominant performance in Game 3 and they have had a comfortable lead throughout the whole match. Read more here.

June 8, 2019 - Zalgiris renews sharpshooter Milaknis
Fresh off winning the Lithuanian League title, Zalgiris Kaunas announced on Friday that veteran sharpshooter Arturas Milaknis will remain with the team through next season, which will be his 11th with his hometown club. Read more here.

June 8, 2019 - Sime Spralja leaves Zadar
Sime Spralja is no longer a player of Zadar. Local boy and the team captain decided to leave his childhood club and to try to help another team from Zadar – Sonik Puntamika. Spralja has already agreed all terms with Sonik Puntamika. Read more here.

June 8, 2019 - Karlo Uljarevic is the first newcomer in Zadar
Karlo Uljarevic is the first signing of Zadar in the current transfer window. This 20-year old point guard is a well-familiar face in ABA League, as he played for Cibona from 2014 to 2018. He spent the last 6 months playing for Adria Oil Skrljevo. Read more here.

June 7, 2019 - UNICS signs forward Uzinskii
UNICS Kazan brought in its first new player, none other than forward Dmitri Uzinskii, who signed a one-year contract with an option for another season, the club announced Thursday. Uzinskii (2.00 meters, 25 years old) arrives from Nizhny Novgorod. Read more here.

June 7, 2019 - Ante Nazor confirmed as head coach of Zadar for next season
The Zadar's Supervisory Board has confirmed future cooperation with head coach Ante Nazor, who has signed a new 2-year contract with the Dalmatian club. In Zadar, they have already started preparing for the forthcoming season with the work of talented young players. Read more here.

June 6, 2019 - CSKA takes first step in title defense
CSKA Moscow defeated Khimki Moscow Region at home in Game 1 of the Finals, 106-85. CSKA and Khimki lost stars Will Clyburn and Janis Timma to injuries entering the Finals. Nando De Colo finished with 22 points, three assists and 8-11 from the field. Read more here.

June 6, 2019 - FMP forced game 3
The Serbian National Championship Semi-finals will continue with game 3 of the series between Partizan NIS and FMP, as the Panthers have bounced back in game 2 at home court and tied the series to 1:1. Read more here.

June 6, 2019 - Sixt Primorska reinforced by Ziga Dimec
The squad of Primorska region, which will test their skills in the ABA League for the first time ever, after winning the ABA League 2 trophy last season, started to compose its roster for the forthcoming season by bringing in Ziga Dimec. Read more here.

June 5, 2019 - Itoudis, CSKA stay together through 2021
The new Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champion, CSKA Moscow, took a major first step towards keeping its momentum going into the future by signing head coach Dimitris Itoudis to a new two-year deal, the club announced on Tuesday. Read more here.

June 5, 2019 - UNICS keeps Coach Priftis
UNICS Kazan reached a new agreement with head coach Dimitris Priftis to stay together for at least one more year, with an option to extend his contract until the end of the 2020-21 season, the club announced on Tuesday. Read more here.

June 5, 2019 - Zvezda beat Mega and advance to the Finals
Crvena zvezda mts are the first finalists of the 2018-19 Serbian Championship. The red & whites defeated Mega Bemax on the road in Game 2 and closed this semi-final series with 2-0 in wins. KC Rivers He scored 29 points, including 6 three-pointers. Read more here.

June 5, 2019 - UNICS awarded third-place medals in Russian Championship
UNICS Kazan received the third-place medals this season for the Russian championship, which is determined by the outcome of the VTB United League. UNICS lost in the semifinals (3-1) to Khimki, finishing ahead of Zenit St. Petersburg in the final standings. Read more here.

June 4, 2019 - Partizan NIS beat FMP
Partizan NIS are in the 1:0 lead in the Semi-final series against FMP in the Serbian National Championship. This is the result of the opening game of the series between the two Belgrade city ABA League rivals. Read more here.

June 3, 2019 - Zvezda take the lead in the semis
Crvena zvezda mts defeated Mega Bemax in Game 1 of the 2018-19 Serbian Championship semi-finals. Still, this was far from a walk in the park for the reigning ABA League champions, as the visitors have been in front for almost 3 quarters. Read more here.

June 2, 2019 - Bucknor tops all scorers after spectacular Day 1 of FIBA 3x3 World Tour Chengdu Masters
Jermaine Bucknor scored 12 points and one memorable dime in his side’s opening win over Chengdu and then poured in 7 points to lead Edmonton to an impressive victory over world No.1 Novi Sad (SRB). Milhailo Vasic finished second with 17 points to lead Liman (SRB). Read more here.

June 2, 2019 - Edmonton make statement after unbeaten Day 1 of FIBA 3x3 World Tour Chengdu Masters
Edmonton (CAN) stole the show by knocking off world No.1 Novi Sad (SRB) during a thrilling Day 1 of the FIBA 3x3 World Tour Chengdu Masters. New kid on the block Edmonton have been impressive this season highlighted by claiming the Nanjing Challenger. Read more here.

June 2, 2019 - Emil Rajkovic will continue to lead PBC Astana coaching staff
Astana Presidential Basketball Club extended the contract with the team's head coach Emil Rajkovic for two more seasons. Right after the signing of the agreement, the Macedonian specialist gave an interview to the club’s press service. Read more here.

June 1, 2019 - Top seeds confirmed for FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers draw
The top seeds of the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers draw have been determined based on each team’s geographical locations and the FIBA World Ranking Men, presented by NIKE. The 24 teams participating in the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers will be grouped in 8 pots of 3 teams. Read more here.

June 1, 2019 - Dominican Republic hoping superstar Horford will be in China
The Dominican Republic haven't announced their squad for this summer's FIBA Basketball World Cup yet but this much we do know, that Al Horford will have a spot if he so desires. Horford is the biggest basketball star to ever come out of the Dominican Republic. Read more here.

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