March 31, 2017 - Romania coach Tenter excited about team's closer connection with fans for China 2019 Qualfiiers Huge
changes are coming for Romanian basketball, something that is assured
not just because the country is hosting Group C of FIBA EuroBasket 2017
in Cluj-Napoca. That in and of itself is a major event because Romania
last appeared at a FIBA EuroBasket in 1987. Read more here.
March 31, 2017 - FIBA 3x3 World Tour 2017 calendar unveiled FIBA
on Thursday announced the full schedule for the sixth edition of the
FIBA 3x3 World Tour, which will start in Saskatoon, Canada on 15-16
July and culminate with the World Tour Bloomage Beijing Final in the
Chinese capital on 21-22 October. Read more here.
March 31, 2017 - VEF on verge of postseason VEF
defeated Parma at home, 91-80. Excellent ball movement (15 assists by
halftime), Mareks Mejeris on the fast break and 14-17 (82%) shooting
inside the arc gave Riga a 12-point lead at halftime. VEF has virtually
guaranteed a spot in the postseason. Read more here.
March 31, 2017 - First woman to coach men's national team in Africa cherishes Benin's FIBA AfroBasket 2017 qualifier experience Benin
may not have qualified for the FIBA AfroBasket 2017 Final Round, but
the team etched its name in the sand of times due to head coach
Brigitte Affidehome Tonon. There have been cases of female coaches
taking charge of men's teams at club level and winning national titles.
Read more here.
March 31, 2017 - FIBA EuroBasket 2017 Trophy Tour set to begin Sunday The
FIBA EuroBasket 2017 Trophy Tour sets off on its 24-country journey
this weekend, beginning with Riga, Latvia on Sunday. The current
trophy, now in its third version, is named after former FIBA Europe
President and FIBA Vice-President, Nikolai Semashko. Read more here.
March 31, 2017 - Palau to call time on EuroLeague Women and national team career Laia
Palau has confirmed she will play in her last EuroLeague Women Final
Four next month and hang up her Spanish national team vest at FIBA
EuroBasket Women in June. Palau has also reportedly been offered an
open return ticket back to ZVVZ USK Prague in a coaching capacity. Read
March 31, 2017 - Wright, Theodore headline Team of the Play-Off Quarter-Finals When
push comes to shove - and it often did in the Basketball Champions
League Quarter-Finals - great players stand up to be counted. There
were many great players in the competition the past couple of weeks.
Here are five that we believe had the biggest impact on their clubs'
success. Read more here.
March 31, 2017 - 7DAYS EuroCup Finals, Game 2 The
7DAYS EuroCup Finals have arrived to Malaga, Spain, where the Martin
Carpena Sports Palace will be the stage for Game 2 in the best-of-three
series. Valencia had a 1-0 lead in the series after winning a true
battle on its home court. Read more here.
March 31, 2017 - Efes stops Olympiacos for eighth win in nine games Anadolu
Efes Istanbul shook off a rough start to control Olympiacos Piraeus the
rest of the way in a 77-69 victory that keeps alive its hopes of moving
higher in the standings. Its eighth win in nine games makes Efes 17-12.
Read more here.
March 31, 2017 - Wanamaker, Clyburn save Darussafaka playoff hopes with OT win at Bamberg Darussafaka
Dogus Istanbul kept its playoff hopes alive with a thrilling 97-99
overtime win over Brose Baskets on Thursday at Brose Arena. Brad
Wanamaker scored 8 of his career-high and club-record 30 points in
overtime to beat his former club and lift Darussafaka to 15-14 in the
standings. Read more here.
March 31, 2017 - Barcelona hangs on in last home game In
a battle of two teams eliminated from playoff contention, FC Barcelona
Lassa led from start to finish, but had to hold off a depleted Maccabi
FOX Tel Aviv 76-71 on Thursday night at Palau Blaugrana. With the win
Barcelona improved its record to 12-17. Read more here.
March 30, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 29 The
penultimate week of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season
delivers some great games in Round 29, including a high-powered Game of
the Week. Among Thursday’s clashes, Anadolu Efes Istanbul’s win
guaranteed that Olympiacos Piraeus will finish third. Read more here.
March 29, 2017 - Play-Offs Quarter-Final preview: Iberostar Tenerife v ASVEL Iberostar
Tenerife and ASVEL are expected to play 40 pulsating minutes on
Wednesday night with a spot in the Basketball Champions League Final
Four up for grabs. Txus Vidorreta's side will not be underestimating
ASVEL, especially after the first leg. Read more here.
March 29, 2017 - EuroCup scoring crown belongs to Dubljevic - for now Valencia
Basket’s remarkable 7DAYS EuroCup season continued on Tuesday with a
68-62 victory over Unicaja Malaga in Game 1 of the finals, during which
All-EuroCup big man Bojan Dubljevic became the competition’s all-time
scoring king! Read more here.
March 29, 2017 - Valencia takes 1-0 lead on Unicaja in finals In
an intense showdown, Valencia Basket took a 1-0 lead in the
best-of-three 7DAYS EuroCup Finals with a 68-62 victory over Unicaja
Malaga on Tuesday at Fuente De San Luis. Unicaja hosts Game 2 on
Friday, March 31 at 21:00 CET. Read more here.
March 29, 2017 - Buducnost level the score against Crvena zvezda Buducnost
VOLI defeated Crvena zvezda mts in Game 2 of the ABA League
Semi-Finals, so the score in this series is now tied at 1-1. Boris
Savovic led winners with double-double record, 15 points, 11 rebounds.
Game 3 will be played at April 4. Read more here.
March 28, 2017 - Darussafaka Dogus extends Wilbekin for two more seasons Darussafaka
Dogus Istanbul announced Tuesday that point guard Scottie Wilbekin has
signed a two-year contract extension. Wilbekin, 23, has become a
leading player for Darussafaka, which is in the throes of fighting for
the last remaining ticket to the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs.
Read more here.
March 28, 2017 - Play-Offs Quarter-Final preview: Dinamo Sassari v AS Monaco No
team has really been able to stop AS Monaco this season. That's true in
both the Basketball Champions League, the French LNB and the Disneyland
Paris Leaders Cup. AS Monaco warmed up for the game with an 80-71
victory at Hyeres-Toulon. Read more here.
March 28, 2017 - Parakhouski shuts down Saratov UNICS
defeated Avtodor at home, 95-83. Artsiom Parakhouski. Kazan’s
Belarusian big man went off for 30 points, 10 rebounds along with three
blocks and a 40 efficiency rating. He shot 88% from the field (15-17)
without a single free throw or 3-pointer. Read more here.
March 28, 2017 - CSKA flexes muscles vs. Khimki CSKA
defeated Khimki on the road, 92-70. Khimki was forced to play without
leading scorer Alexey Shved, who was recently named the 2016-17 EuroCup
MVP. CSKA moves to 19-2 on the season, one game up on 2nd-place Zenit.
Khimki falls to 16-4. Read more here.
March 28, 2017 - 7DAYS EuroCup Finals, Game 1: Let the battle begin The
7DAYS EuroCup Finals starts at Fuente De San Luis with Game 1 of the
best-of-three title series on Tuesday at 20:30 CET. Unicaja can become
the first newcomer to win the EuroCup since Hapoel Jerusalem lifted the
trophy in 2004. Read more here.
March 28, 2017 - ABA League Playoffs arrive to Podgorica - Buducnost vs. Crvena zvezda Buducnost
VOLI will host Crvena zvezda mts in Game 2 of the ABA League
Semi-Finals and the home team will try to level the score in this
series. On the other side, Crvena zvezda mts triumphed in Game 1 in
Belgrade and they now have the first match point to qualify for the
finals. Read more here.
March 27, 2017 - FIBA 3x3 World Cup 2017 pools announced The
40 participating teams (20 men’s and 20 women’s) were divided into 8
pools of 5 after the automatic seeding of the fourth edition of the
FIBA 3x3 World Cup, which will be held in Nantes, France on 17-21 June.
Read more here.
March 27, 2017 - Stars from FIBA youth events take center stage in March Madness Those
players that have been living the dream and playing important minutes
for their teams in the NCAA Tournament, well guess what. Many of them
have graced the international basketball stage. Read more here.
March 27, 2017 - TSV 1880 Wasserburg land German Cup silverware There
was joy for TSV 1880 Wasserburg over the weekend as Aliaksandra
Tarasava inspired her team to another German Cup title. Tarasova netted
18 points as TSV 1880 Wasserburg beat their fellow EuroCup Women
competitors and arch rivals Rutronik Stars Keltern. Read more here.
March 27, 2017 - Paris once more on top in European farewell Courtney
Paris' European soiree may have come to an end on Friday evening, but
it was not before she made one more Top Performers' appearance. The
Hatay center was once again stealing the limelight in the Semi-Finals.
Read more here.
March 27, 2017 - 7DAYS EuroCup MVP for 2016-17: Alexey Shved, Khimki Moscow Region Euroleague
Basketball is proud to announce that Alexey Shved of Khimki has been
selected as the 7DAYS Eurocup Most Valuable Player for the 2016-17
season. Shved, a virtually unstoppable offensive force, had one of the
most dominant individual seasons ever in the EuroCup. Read more here.
March 27, 2017 - 2016-17 All-7DAYS EuroCup First Team Euroleague
Basketball is proud to announce the 2016-17 All-7DAYS EuroCup First
Team, which was selected for the first time with the help of fan
voting. The All-7DAYS EuroCup First Team has two players still fighting
for the title, Bojan Dubljevic and Dejan Musli. Read more here.
March 27, 2017 - Marcus Williams is no longer a member of the Buducnost VOLI team Buducnost
VOLI head coach Ilias Zouros has announced at the press conference that
Marcus Williams is no longer a member of the team. Marcus Williams
played 27 games in the ABA League this season. His stats average was
10.3 points, 6.1 assists and 2.5 rebounds per contest. Read more here.
March 27, 2017 - Blums, VEF streaking toward postseason VEF
defeated Kalev on the road, 82-74. For Kalev, a loss to VEF meant
elimination from the playoff chase. The first half belonged to Riga
superstar Janis Blums. The 34-year-old forward came off the bench to
score 21 points on 7-9 three-point shooting. Read more here.
March 27, 2017 - Nizhny pulls away late vs. Parma Nizhny
Novgorod defeated Parma on the road, 84-75. Parma kept it close with
Nizhny Novgorod for 35 minutes, knotting the score at 67-67 with
five-plus minutes to go. But the League rookies ran out of steam
down the stretch. Read more here.
March 26, 2017 - Partizan NIS bounced back with Hatcher’s game-winner Partizan
NIS team decided not to end their ABA League season yet and they
prevented that with a home court win over Cedevita which has tied the
series to 1:1. William Hatcher became the black and white hero!
He led his team with 23 points. Read more here.
March 26, 2017 - Zenit gets revenge on Loko Zenit
St. Petersburg defeated Lokomotiv-Kuban Krasnodar on the road, 83-80.
Stefan Markovic managed Zenit’s offense (seven assists) and wasn’t
afraid to score (17 points), including some huge points down the
stretch. Read more here.
March 26, 2017 - Enisey earns 10th win in Minsk Enisey
defeated Tsmoki-Minsk on the road, 86-78. Enisey would not be denied a
valuable road win. Vasily Zavoruev and Braimoh rallied the troops,
helping the visitors to a 5-7 point lead in the final minutes. Read
March 25, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 28 MVP: Anthony Randolph, Real Madrid Do-it-all
Anthony Randolph came through with a rousing performance to lead Real
Madrid to a 73-79 road win at Olympiacos Piraeus on Friday night. So it
was only natural that he would be the MVP for Round 28 of the Turkish
Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season. Read more here.
March 25, 2017 - 2016-17 All-7DAYS EuroCup Second Team In
a season that has had plenty of firsts, the 2016-17 All-7DAYS EuroCup
Second Team is keeping up the trend, as 4 of the 5 players are
first-time selections for honor. In another first, their selection was
impacted by the voting of fans in combination with Euroleague
Basketball's panel of experts. Read more here.
March 25, 2017 - ABA league Playoffs, Game 2 In
the second game of the semi-final series of the season, Partizan NIS
will try their best in order to tie the series against Cedevita with
1:1. Will the help of their crowd be big enough for them in order to
celebrate this time? Read more here.
March 25, 2017 - Barcelona downs Zvezda with great defense FC
Barcelona Lassa defeated Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade 67-54 on Friday.
Barcelona improved to 11-17, while Zvezda dropped to 15-13 and ranks
eighth overall, one win ahead of Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul - the other
team with a chance to advance to the next round. Read more here.
March 25, 2017 - Madrid claims tough road win in Piraeus In
a battle of two teams that have already secured home-court advantage in
the playoffs, Real Madrid secured a top-two finish at the end of the
regular season with a hard-fought 73-79 win over Olympiacos Piraeus at
Peace and Friendship Stadium on Friday night. Read more here.
March 25, 2017 - Darussafaka keeps playoff dreams alive with derby win Darussafaka
Dogus kept its playoff hopes alive with a battling 73-67 victory in the
Istanbul derby against Galatasaray Odeabank. The home team trailed by 7
points in the first quarter, but won the rebounding battle 40-31 and
leaned heavily on an outstanding defensive effort. Read more here.
March 25, 2017 - CSKA’s All-EuroLeague guards star to beat Unics CSKA’s
All-EuroLeague guards were in superb form to lead the team to a 74-85
road win at Unics Kazan. Nando De Colo won his showdown with the
EuroLeague’s top scorer, Keith Langford, by scoring 22 points,
while Milos Teodosic, tallied 12 points and 12 assists for the
champs. Read more here.
March 25, 2017 - 2016-17 7DAYS EuroCup Coach of the Year: Pedro Martinez, Valencia Basket The
7DAYS EuroCup Coach of the Year for the 2016-17 season is Pedro
Martinez of Valencia Basket. Martinez has guided his team to a
EuroCup-best 17-3 record and a place in the EuroCup Finals for the
fifth time in club history with a chance to add to its record three
crowns. Read more here.
March 24, 2017 - EuroCup Women Semi-Finals second leg preview We
prepare for an exciting pair of second leg games in the EuroCup Women
Semi-Finals, with a quartet of Turkish clubs all still in contention
for this year’s title. There was a noisy and passionate crowd in
Antakya for the first game and it will be the same in Kayseri. Read
March 24, 2017 - Butterfield hoping to capture the treble with Nanterre 92 Having
burst onto the European scene with Juventus Utena in the FIBA Europe
Cup last season, Spencer Butterfield is enjoying an equally impressive
second campaign in the competition with Nanterre 92. Read more here.
March 24, 2017 - Panathinaikos downs Baskonia on the road In
a battle of playoff-bound teams hoping to snatch home-court advantage,
Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens went on the road to lead from tip to
buzzer in beating Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz 63-72 on Thursday night. The
victory improved Panathinaikos’s record to 17-11. Read more here.
March 24, 2017 - Bamberg’s big early lead proves enough in Milan Brose
Bamberg withstood a spirited comeback from EA7 Emporio Armani Milan as
Coach Andrea Trinchieri and power forward Nicolo Melli made a winning
return to the Italian city by securing a 76-84 triumph. At first it
looked easy, with Bamberg going 20 ahead in the second quarter. Read
March 24, 2017 - Ulanovas leads Zalgiris to road win in Tel Aviv Zalgiris
Kaunas bounced back from a home loss by topping Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv
77-93 on the road on Thursday. Zalgiris improved to 13-15, but despite
its win was mathematically eliminated from the playoffs race earlier in
the evening when Anadolu Efes Istanbul won. Read more here.
March 24, 2017 - Anadolu Efes beats Fenerbahce to clinch playoff berth Anadolu
Efes Istanbul secured a spot in the playoffs by holding off a late
Fenerbahce Istanbul charge for an 80-77 victory on Thursday at Abdi
Ipekci Arena. Efes led from start to finish for its third straight
victory and the seventh in its last eight games. Read more here.
March 24, 2017 - 2016-17 7DAYS EuroCup Rising Star Trophy winner: Rolands Smits, Montakit Fuenlabrada Euroleague
Basketball is pleased to announce that Rolands Smits of Montakit
Fuenlabrada has been chosen as the winner of the 2016-17 7DAYS EuroCup
Rising Star Trophy. The 21-year-old forward had a breakout season in
his second full campaign at the professional level. Read more here.
March 23, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 27 MVP: Sergio Llull, Real Madrid Sergio
Llull added to a spectacular campaign Wednesday by leading Real Madrid
to an 85-69 victory over archrival FC Barcelona Lassa and in the
process claiming the title as MVP for Round 27 of the Turkish Airlines
EuroLeague Regular Season. Read more here.
March 23, 2017 - 7DAYS EuroCup, Semifinals Game 3 MVP: Fernando San Emeterio, Valencia Basket A
familiar face these last weeks emerged once again for Valencia Basket,
as Fernando San Emeterio claimed MVP honors also in Game 3 of the
semifinals with a performance index rating of 21 to lead his team into
the finals against Unicaja Malaga. Read more here.
March 23, 2017 - Fenerbahce's Datome, out three weeks Fenerbahce
Istanbul's big man Luigi Datome will be missing the next thre weeks,
the club confirmed, due to a shoulder injury he suffered in Round 27
game against Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv. Datome (2.03 meters, 29 years old)
averages 9.7 points and 4.4 rebounds this season for Fener. Read more here.
March 23, 2017 - Pinar Karsiyaka hold off Venezia in first leg Pinar
Karsiyaka held on for a 74-71 victory over Umana Reyer Venezia in their
Play-Offs Quarter-Final match-up on Wednesday, to take a three point
advantage into the second leg next week. Mateusz Ponitka carried
Karsiyaka with 17 of his 25 points in the first half. Read more here.
March 23, 2017 - AS Monaco win but let huge lead slip against Dinamo Sassari AS
Monaco claimed a 73-62 triumph over Dinamo Sassari in the opening leg
of their Basketball Champions League Quarter-Final but may rue allowing
the visitors to cut a huge deficit in half over the final 5:35 of the
contest. Read more here.
March 23, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 28 The
action continues thick and fast with the second round of fixtures in a
week, as an Istanbul derby pits together Anadolu Efes and Fenerbahce on
Thursday. Another big battle comes from northern Spain, with
Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens travelling to Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz.
Read more here.
March 23, 2017 - Krasnodar to host United Youth League Final Eight Krasnodar
has been named host of the 4th VTB United Youth League Final Eight, to
be held April 30 – May 2. The top eight regular-season teams will
compete in the tournament with the VTB United Youth League championship
on the line. Read more here.
March 23, 2017 - CSKA beats Darussafaka, secures home-court advantage in playoffs CSKA
Moscow locked up the home court advantage for the playoffs by downing
Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul 95-85 in the Russian capital on Wednesday.
CSKA improved to 20-7 and became the first team to secure the
home-court advantage in the playoffs. Read more here.
March 23, 2017 - Diebler shoots Galatasaray past Unics
Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul won for the
third time in four games by stopping Unics Kazan 75-67 on Wednesday at
Abdi Ipekci Arena. Jon Diebler shot 5 for 6 from downtown en route to
17 points to lead Galatasaray, which improved to 10-17. Read more here.
March 23, 2017 - Printezis heroics topple Zvezda in overtime Georgios
Printezis sank a nerveless and trademark game winner with 3 seconds
remaining in overtime to give Olympiacos Piraeus a 64-66 victory – and
home-court advantage in the playoffs – over Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade
in a packed Kombank Arena. Read more here.
March 23, 2017 - Madrid handles Barcelona, secures top four finish Real
Madrid led from start to finish and secured home-court advantage in the
playoffs by downing archrival and previously eliminated FC Barcelona
Lassa 85-69 on Wednesday night. Madrid improved to 20-7 and sits in
first place, while Barcelona dropped to 10-17. Read more here.
March 23, 2017 - Valencia thrashes Jerusalem, reaches EuroCup Finals Valencia
Basket advanced to the EuroCup Finals for the fifth time in club
history by routing Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem 90-75 in front of an
outstanding basketball atmosphere. Valencia will face Unicaja Malaga in
the second all-Spanish final in competition history. Read more here.
March 22, 2017 - Telekom Baskets center headlines Top Performers Telekom
Baskets big man Julian Gamble was a force of nature in the FIBA Europe
Cup Quarter-Finals against Ironi Nahariya, pushing the Bonn club
through to the Semi-Finals with two major-league individual displays.
Read more here.
March 22, 2017 - FIBA Europe Cup Semi-Finalists confirmed There
are just four teams remaining in the FIBA Europe Cup, following the
completion of the home-and-away Quarter-Finals on Tuesday evening. The
first leg of the Semi-Finals is scheduled for March 29, with the return
leg on April 5. Read more here.
March 22, 2017 - ASVEL lose Uter but tie opener against Iberostar Tenerife ASVEL
and Iberostar Tenerife traded blows in a pulsating first leg of their
Basketball Champions League Quarter-Final on Tuesday night that
finished in a 62-62 tie. Nikola Dragovic played a season-high 33
minutes and finished with 11 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists and 4
blocks. Read more here.
March 22, 2017 - MHP RIESEN stun hosts Banvit to claim first-leg advantage MHP
RIESEN Ludwigsburg handed Banvit their first home defeat of the season
in the Basketball Champions League on Tuesday night to claim the upper
hand in the two-legged Quarter-Final. The second leg will be played in
Ludwigsburg on 29 March. Read more here.
March 22, 2017 - 7Days EuroCup Semifinals, Game 3: do-or-die for a finals berth! The
2016-17 7DAYS EuroCup season goes down to one game for Valencia Basket
and Hapoel Jerusalem, as only the winner will keep fighting to win the
competition. Valencia hopes to make the most of the home court
advantage to advance to what would be its fifth EuroCup final. Read
March 22, 2017 - Cibona got defeated after a thriller Cibona
have finished their 2016-17 European story after being eliminated by
Chalon in the Quarter-Finals of FIBA Europe Cup. After winning the 1st
leg of the FIBA Europe Cup Quarter-Finals by 87:85 in Zagreb, Cibona
got defeated against Chalon in the rematch played in France by 78:83.
Read more here.
March 22, 2017 - Fast start takes Baskonia to brink of playoffs Baskonia
Vitoria-Gasteiz truly dominated on the road at Brose Bamberg to earn a
valuable 71-96 win, which will be enough to secure a playoff berth if
CSKA Moscow beats Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul on Wednesday. Read more here.
March 22, 2017 - Panathinaikos takes care of depleted Milan Panathinaikos
Superfoods Athens protected its home floor and edged closer to
clinching a playoff spot with a comfortable 74-61 win over EA7 Emporio
Armani Milan. Panathinaikos registered its ninth straight home win to
improve to 16-11 record. Read more here.
March 22, 2017 - Lemanis stays at the helm as Australia enter new era of international basketball If
ain't broke, don't fix it. Basketball Australia have taken that time
honored phrase to heart and kept the reins of the men's national team
in the hands of Andrej Lemanis, who came within a whisker of leading
the Boomers to their first medal at an Olympic Games last summer in Rio
de Janeiro. Read more here.
March 22, 2017 - Yakin Dogu Universitesi and Bellona Agu step towards the EuroCup Women Final Yakin
Dogu Universitesi and Bellona Agu have taken a step towards the EuroCup
Women Final after collecting a pair of absorbing road wins. Yakin Dogu
Universitesi rode a compelling and pulsating roller-coaster as they
eventually came out with an 87-81 victory at Galatasaray. Read more here.
March 22, 2017 - FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 logo unveiled The
official logo of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 was unveiled at an
official ceremony in Shanghai, China on Tuesday. The logo draws its
inspiration from the Beijing Opera, one of the most symbolic cultural
icons of China. Read more here.
March 22, 2017 - Granger leads Efes to critical win in Kaunas Anadolu
Efes Istanbul took another step towards qualifying for the playoffs by
topping Zalgiris Kaunas 68-76 on the road on Tuesday. Efes improved
15-12 in the standings while Zalgiris dropped to 12-15 and saw its own
playoff hopes dealt a crippling blow. Read more here.
March 22, 2017 - Maccabi FOX completes season sweep of Fenerbahce Maccabi
FOX Tel Aviv edged Fenerbahce Istanbul 79-81 Tuesday on a Sylven
Landesberg buzzer-beater to complete a season sweep of the Turkish
champs and deny – at least temporarily – Fenerbahce a ticket to the
playoffs. Maccabi improved to 10-17, while dropping Fenerbahce to
17-10. Read more here.
March 21, 2017 - Logo for 2017 Final Four unveiled in Istanbul Euroleague
Basketball president and CEO Jordi Bertomeu shared the official logo
for the 2017 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final four in Istanbul with
the attendees of Tuesday’s press conference in the Turkish metropolis.
Read more here.
March 21, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season, Round 27 The
Regular Season's final double-week tips off on Tuesday and Wednesday
with a batch of key match-ups, including a Clasico Game of the Week
which could prove decisive for both teams. First up, Fenerbahce (17-9)
welcomes Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv (9-17) to Istanbul. Read more here.
March 21, 2017 - Ekaterinburg to host EuroLeague Women Final Four Ekaterinburg
has been awarded the hosting of the 2017 EuroLeague Women Final Four
which will be played over Easter Weekend. Ekaterinburg has experience
of hosting the Final Four, having previously done so in 2011, as well
as hosting the Final Eight in 2013 and 2014. Read more here.
March 21, 2017 - BLMA finish on top in France BLMA
have been confirmed as the Regular Season winners of the LFB after they
clinched top spot over the weekend. A strong team performance by BLMA
helped them secure pole position as they eased past Hainaut 67-53, with
Anael Lardy impressing with 13 points and 5 assists. Read more here.
March 21, 2017 - EuroCup Women Semi-Finals first leg preview We
look forward to the first leg of the EuroCup Women Semi-Finals as four
Turkish clubs battle it out in pursuit of the prestigious silverware.
Bellona Agu have had their share of previous heartache (previously as
Agu Spor and Kayseri Kaski spor) in the competition. Read more here.
March 21, 2017 - Kalev sends Dragons packing Kalev
defeated Tsmoki-Minsk at home, 79-70. The game was close in the first
half as Kalev took a one-point advantage into the locker room (40-39).
Tied 65-65 with less than seven minutes to go, the home team ripped of
a 12-0 run to end Tsmoki’s hopes of a road win. Read more here.
March 20, 2017 - Crvena zvezda take the lead in the semi-finals clash vs. Buducnost Crvena
zvezda mts made a powerful display at the start of the 2016-17 ABA
League Playoffs as they scored a comfortable win against Buducnost VOLI
in Game 1 of the semi-finals. Marko Simonovic and Marko Guduric were
the top scorers of Crvena zvezda mts with 18 points. Read more here.
March 19, 2017 - VEF Takes Over 4th Quarter To Defeat Astana VEF
defeated Astana at home, 73-62. VEF and Astana are both in position to
the make the playoffs. Sitting in a three-way tie with Enisey, the
winner of this game had a chance to take over sole possession of 6th
place and cut the deficit to two games on 5th-place UNICS. Read more here.
March 19, 2017 - Zenit Dominant In Timma’s Return Zenit
defeated Parma at home, 101-72. Janis Timma took the court for the
first time since February 25, giving Zenit a healthy, balanced roster,
something the club has struggled with all season. Zenit improves to
17-3, one behind 1st-place CSKA with four games remaining. Read more here.
March 19, 2017 - Cedevita make the first step towards finals Cedevita
have edged out Partizan NIS in the first game of the semi-final series,
at home in Dom sportova Hall in Zagreb. The home side made the decisive
margin already by the middle of second quarter and had no problems
maintaining it until the end. Read more here.
March 18, 2017 - 7Days EuroCup Semifinals, Game 2 MVP: Nemanja Nedovic, Unicaja Malaga Game
2 of the 7DAYS EuroCup Semifinals gave us the first finalist.
Competition debutant Unicaja Malaga reached the finals by sweeping
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar. Nemanja Nedovic played a key role in
Unicaja's 74-63 win in Game 2 and earned MVP honors for his
performance. Read more here.
March 18, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 26 MVP: Paulius Jankunas, Zalgiris Kaunas After
258 games played in the continent's premier basketball competition,
Zalgiris Kaunas big man Paulius Jankunas has achieved another first by
becoming MVP for Round 26 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular
Season. Read more here.
March 18, 2017 - Baskonia wins thriller against CSKA In
a Game of the Week thriller that went down the wire, Baskonia Vitoria
Gasteiz edged CSKA Moscow 79-78 on its home floor in the last game of
Round 26. The win improved Baskonia’s record to 15-11 and the
fifth-best in the league, while CSKA dropped to 19-7. Read more here.
March 18, 2017 - Unicaja storms into EuroCup Finals Unicaja
Malaga became the first team to reach the 2017 7DAYS EuroCup final! In
its first season in the competition, Unicaja defeated Lokomotiv Kuban
Krasnodar 74-63 in front of a sellout crowd at Martin Carpena in Game 2
to sweep their best-of-three semifinal playoffs series on Friday. Read
March 18, 2017 - Galatasaray stuns host Olympiacos with comeback victory Galatasaray
showed its great pride again in stunning fashion on Friday by roaring
from behind to defeat Olympiacos Piraeus 71-80 on the road in Greece.
It marked the second time since it was eliminated from the playoffs
race that Galatasaray defeated a top-three team in the standings. Read
March 18, 2017 - McCoughtry, Ogwumike excel in Quarter-Finals to headline Top Performers Dynamo
Kursk cruised into the EuroLeague Women Final Four with a perfect
record to their name after sweeping Bourges Basket in the
Quarter-Finals, thanks mainly to outstanding performances by Angel
McCoughtry and Nnemkadi Ogwumike. Read more here.
March 18, 2017 - ABA league Playoffs, Game 1 It's
time! The 2016-17 ABA League Playoffs will start on Saturday evening
with the clash between Cedevita and Partizan NIS. It is expected that
Cedevita's home Dom sportova will be fully packed for this match,
because the fans are well aware of the importance of Game 1. Read more here.
March 18, 2017 - Jankunas, Westermann led Zalgiris to road win in Kazan Zalgiris
Kaunas stayed in the hunt for the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs
by downing host Unics Kazan 80-82 at Basket Hall Kazan on Friday.
Zalgiris improved to 12-14 and is two wins behind eighth-place Anadolu
Efes Istanbul. Read more here.
March 18, 2017 - Darussafaka blasts Barcelona to remain firmly in playoff hunt Darussafaka
Dogus Istanbul used a mighty second quarter and held on the rest of the
way to defeat FC Barcelona Lassa 67-56 on Friday at Volkswagen Arena.
After a slow start, the hosts dominated the second quarter 32-9 to take
a 21-point halftime lead. Read more here.
March 18, 2017 - Jerusalem rules late to force Game 3 in Valencia There
will be a decisive Game 3 in the 7DAYS EuroCup Semifinals after Hapoel
Bank Yahav Jerusalem used a huge fourth quarter to defeat Valencia
Basket 79-66 on Friday afternoon at Pais Arena Jerusalem to even their
best-of-three series 1-1. Read more here.
March 17, 2017 - 7Days EuroCup Game Center, Semifinals, Game 2: Both Spanish teams on brink of becoming finalists After
Unicaja Malaga won on the road and Valencia Basket in front of its
fans, to win the openers of the 7DAYS EuroCup semifinals, their
respective opponents Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar and Hapoel Bank Yahav
Jerusalem look to bounce back and keep their seasons. Read more here.
March 17, 2017 - Anadolu Efes wins, ends Maccabi's playoff hopes Anadolu
Efes Istanbul boosted its own playoff hopes while ending those of
Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv with a 92-87 victory at Abdi Ipekci Arena. Efes
completed the season sweep of Maccabi as it improved to 14-12, while
dropping Maccabi to 9-17. Read more here.
March 17, 2017 - Panathinaikos fends off Madrid In
a battle of EuroLeague titans, Panathinaikos Superfood Athens got back
to its winning ways, pulling out an 88-82 win over Real Madrid on
Thursday night. Panathinaikos moved its record to 15-11 and improved
its chances of qualifying for the playoffs, while Madrid dropped to
19-7. Read more here.
March 17, 2017 - Dixon, Datome lead Fenerbahce to big road win Fenerbahce
Istanbul took another step forwards by downing Brose Bamberg 78-83 in
Freak City on Thursday. Fenerbahce improved to 17-9 and will clinch a
spot in the playoffs if FC Barcelona Lassa defeats Darussafaka Dogus
Istanbul on Friday. Read more here.
March 17, 2017 - Zvezda rules early and late to win in Milan Crvena
Zvezda mts Belgrade kept pace with its closest playoff competitors by
finishing strong for a 71-78 victory on the road Thursday against
already-eliminated EA7 Emporio Armani Milan. Zvezda improved to 15-11
with four games left to play. Read more here.
March 17, 2017 - ABA league Regular Season MVP: Nikola Jankovic, Union Olimpija Nikola
Jankovic of Union Olimpija is the 2016-17 Regular Season MVP of the ABA
League and he deserved himself the honour by dominating the ABA League
courts, averaging the highest valuation amongst all players! Read more here.
March 16, 2017 - EuroLeague Women Final Four field confirmed The
2017 EuroLeague Women Final Four field has been set, with
already-qualified UMMC Ekaterinburg and Dynamo Kursk being joined by
ZVVZ USK Prague and Fenerbahce Istanbul following the conclusion of the
Quarter-Finals on Wednesday. Read more here.
March 16, 2017 - ZVVZ USK Prague and Fenerbahce snap up remaining Final Four tickets There
was joy for ZVVZ USK Prague and Fenerbahce as both booked a return to
the Final Four after they each won their Quarter-Finals deciders. ZVVZ
USK Prague were the first to book their ticket back to the season
finale as they wins 70-57 against Nadezhda. Read more here.
March 16, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season, Round 26: Every game counts Playoff
places, home-court advantage and avoiding elimination are the prizes on
offer in an action-packed Round 26 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague
Regular Season, which ends with the reigning champion hit the road for
the Game of the Week. Read more here.
March 16, 2017 - Unicaja center Musli out for remainder of semifinals Unicaja
Malaga will be at a disadvantage for the rest of the 7DAYS EuroCup
Semifinals after learning that starting center Dejan Musli will miss
the rest of the series with a grade 2 ankle sprain. Musli suffered the
injury in Uncaja’s Game 1 victory over Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar. Read
March 15, 2017 - 7DAYS EuroCup, Semifinals Game 1 MVP: Fernando San Emeterio, Valencia Basket The
next-to-last stage of the 7DAYS EuroCup started on Tuesday with the
opening game of the semifinals and when the dust settled, two Spanish
teams were leading their respective series. Fernando San Emeterio of
Valencia led his team to the first win and earned MVP honors. Read more
March 15, 2017 - EuroLeague Women Quarter-Finals preview: Wednesday 15 March It's
the third and decisive game night of the EuroLeague Women
Quarter-Finals with the last two remaining Final Four tickets up for
grabs. Fenerbahce are looking to hit back at Perfumerias Avenida in the
wake of their 76-66 defeat last Friday. Read more here.
March 15, 2017 - ABA league 2016-17 Top Prospect: Jonah Bolden, FMP Jonah
Anthony Bolden of FMP has been selected the 2016-17 ABA League Top
Prospect in the voting of the ABA League coaches, fans and the ABA
League itself. He won the contest ahead of Vanja Marinkovic of Partizan
NIS and Alpha Kaba of Mega Leks. Read more here.
March 15, 2017 - Unicaja steals home-court advantage with big win in Krasnodar Unicaja
Malaga took control of its 7DAYS EuroCup Semifinals series against
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar with a 57-73 victory in Game 1 on Tuesday.
Unicaja hosts Game 2 of the best-of-three series on Friday with a
chance to claim a spot in the finals. Read more here.
March 15, 2017 - Dubljevic, San Emeterio star as Valencia wins series opener Valencia
Basket pulled away late for an 83-68 victory over Hapoel Bank Yahav
Jerusalem on Tuesday at Fuente de San Luis in the opening game of their
best-of-three EuroCup Semifinals series. Fernando San Emeterio paced
winners with 21 points. Read more here.
March 15, 2017 - Valencia's Martinez becomes EuroCup's three-point king There
is a new three-point king in the EuroCup! With his second triple of his
team’s playoff game on Tuesday, Rafa Martinez of Valencia Basket
overtook the competition’s scoring king, Marko Popovic of Fuenlabrada,
for first place on the all-time list of three-pointers made with 208.
Read more here.
March 15, 2017 - Four invitees complete 2017 EUROLEAGUE BASKETBALL ADIDAS NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT field 2017
EUROLEAGUE BASKETBALL ADIDAS NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT, is now set for
its final phase with the announcement of four teams receiving
invitations to join four winners of qualifying events to decide among
them a continental junior champion in Istanbul this spring. Read more here.
March 15, 2017 - Bajo signed first professional contract with Cedevita Cedevita
have reached the Playoffs this season, but they are already thinking
about their future. Therefore, they have signed a long-term contract
with one of the greatest prospects of their youth categories, Darko
Bajo. Read more here.
March 14, 2017 - Stefan Jovic heads the Ideal Starting Five in ABA league Head
coaches of ABA League teams, the fans and the ABA League commission
have selected the 2016-17 ABA League ideal starting five, composed by
Stefan Jovic, Charles Jenkins, Marko Simonovic, Novica Velickovic and
Miro Bilan. Read more here.
March 14, 2017 - ABA league Round 26 MVP: Miro Bilan, Cedevita We
have the MVP of the 26th round of the season and it is Cedevita big man
Miro Bilan, for the first time this season. Bilan dominated the court
during the home game of his team against FMP. At this match, Miro Bilan
achieved 23 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists. Read more here.
March 14, 2017 - Schedule of semi-final games set With
the end of the regular season, the Playoffs bracket is now set and so
is the exact schedule of the first two rounds of the semi-final series.
The Semi-finals will begin with the game of Cedevita and Partizan NIS
in Zagreb, which will take place on Saturday, 18 March (19:00). Read
March 14, 2017 - Crvena zvezda beats Buducnost and sets the all-time regular season record Crvena
zvezda mts have beaten Buducnost VOLI at home court in Belgrade in the
last game of the regular season and the last test of the two sides
before the Playoffs, where they will meet each other again. Charles
Jenkins has led the way for Crvena zvezda mts in scoring with 21
points. Read more here.
March 14, 2017 - 7Days EuroCup Semifinals: Openers loom as key A
pair of traditional 7DAYS EuroCup powers and two teams that have
previously met only in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague will square off
on Tuesday in the opening games of the best-of-three semifinals, whose
winners will become finalists for the competition trophy. Read more here.
March 14, 2017 - Barcelona's Doellman out four weeks FC
Barcelona Lassa is still going through an ordeal regarding injuries.
The lastest one was announced by the club on Monday as Justin Doellman
is expected to be out for four weeks due to a muscle injury on his
right leg. Read more here.
March 14, 2017 - Mornar down MZT on the road Mornar
finished their 1st ever ABA League campaign with an away win against
MZT Skopje Aerodrom. Lamont Jones led winners with 20 points in just 25
minutes. Boris Bakic added 15 points, 3 assists, 4 steals. Read more here.
March 13, 2017 - Nizhny’s Playoff Hopes Dimming After Loss To Enisey Enisey
defeated Nizhny Novgorod on the road, 93-80. With the 93-80 victory,
Krasnoyarsk improves to 9-10, tying Astana for 7th place. Nizhny
Novgorod drops to 6-14, 3.5 games out with only four games to go. Read
March 13, 2017 - St. Petersburg Storms Kazan Behind Karasev’s 26 Zenit
defeated UNICS on the road, 109-84. Zenit came into the contest riding
a nine-game winning streak in the League. With UNICS missing superstar
guard Keith Langford, the visitors established control early. Sergey
Karasev stayed hot for 40 minutes, finishing with a game-high 26
points. Read more here.
March 13, 2017 - Higgins + Hines Lead CSKA Over VEF CSKA
defeated VEF on the road, 99-83. Despite playing without leading scorer
Janis Blums, VEF hung around for 20 minutes. Kyle Hins and Cory Higgins
led winners. They finished with a game-high 19 points apiece, picking
up the slack on offense with Nando De Colo missing the trip to Riga.
Read more here.
March 13, 2017 - 7Days EuroCup Series Breakdown: Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar vs. Unicaja Malaga Two
of the best defenses in the 7DAYS EuroCup clash in this intriguing
series. Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar is in the semifinals for just the
second time; it won the competition in 2013. Unicaja made its EuroCup
debut this season and is now just four wins from the title! Read more here.
March 13, 2017 - 7Days EuroCup Series Breakdown: Valencia Basket vs. Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem Three-time
EuroCup champion Valencia Basket has made it to the semifinals for the
seventh time in competition history, after previous appearances in
2003, 2005, 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014. Jerusalem has made it to the
EuroCup Semifinals for the first time in more than a decade. Read more here.
March 13, 2017 - Krka ended the season with a win Krka
have ended the season in the ABA League with a victory, but due to
unfavourable result for their side in Zadar, they still ended the
season at the last placed in the standings. Cibona ended the season as
seventh. Read more here.
March 13, 2017 - Zadar have done it Celebration
time at Visnjik! Zadar beat Union Olimpija and definitely avoided the
last place in the 2016-17 ABA League regular season! Ivan Ramljak was
the hero today. In the most important game of his team in this season,
Ramljak had 18 points and 11 rebounds! His overall index rating was 25.
Read more here.
March 12, 2017 - Basketball Champions League Quarter-Finals pairings drawn The
Basketball Champions League Quarter-Finals pairings were confirmed
during a draw in Munich on Friday afternoon. Five nations will be
represented in the home-and-away format Quarter-Final series, with the
games set to take place on March 21-22, with the return leg on March
28-29. Read more here.
March 12, 2017 - Shved Rescues Khimki In Perm Khimki
Moscow Region defeated Parma on the road, 87-83. Parma trailed by 11 at
halftime, but mounted a comeback in the 3rd quarter. February MVP
Alexey Shved, however, could not be stopped. Shved picks up where he
left off in February, posting a 26-point, 8-rebound, 8-assist line.
Read more here.
March 12, 2017 - Cedevita beat FMP and clinch the 2nd spot in the 2016-17 regular season Cedevita
will have a home court advantage in the semifinals of the 2016-17 ABA
League Playoffs, as they finished the regular season at the 2nd place.
Miro Bilan made 23 points, while he also had 7 rebounds and 2 assists.
His overall index rating was 31. Read more here.
March 12, 2017 - Igokea finished fifth after beating Partizan NIS Igokea
have finished the season in the ABA League on the fifth place after
they have edged out Partizan NIS in the last game of the season at home
in Laktasi. Vuk Radivojevic was the one to shine the brightest this
time around for Igokea as he ended the game with 20 points. Read more here.
March 12, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 25 MVP: Nando De Colo, CSKA Moscow For
the fifth time this season, the reigning EuroLeague MVP is also the MVP
of the round. Nando De Colo captured the honor as MVP of Round 25 of
the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season after leading CSKA
Moscow to a playoff berth-clinching 85-69 victory over Galatasaray.
Read more here.
March 11, 2017 - UMMC and Kursk seal Final Four spots UMMC
Ekaterinburg and Dynamo Kursk will proudly line-up in the Final Four
next month after getting the respective wins they needed to advance.
Having soared past Schio earlier in the week, 26 points from Diana
Taurasi paved the way for a decisive 102-67 success on the road. Read
March 11, 2017 - Baugh powers Top Performers; Paris back in the paint Good
Angels Kosice power forward Victoria Baugh had some slight consolation
after being knocked out of European competition, being named Top
Performer of the EuroCup Women Quarter-Finals. Across the two legs
against Galatasaray, Baugh averaged a 15-point, 10-rebound
double-double. Read more here.
March 11, 2017 - Turkish teams make up EuroCup Women Semi-Finalists For
the first time in the history of EuroCup Women, all four Semi-Finalists
will come from the same country, with Turkish clubs taking out all of
the Quarter-Final clashes. Yakin Dogu Universitesi play Galatasaray,
whilst Hatay will take on Bellona AGU in the home-and-away Semi-Finals.
Read more here.
March 11, 2017 - Dominant Bamberg keeps its season alive Brose
Bamberg kept its slim playoff hopes alive – and also helped out a few
other teams – by routing Anadolu Efes Istanbul 68-87 at Abdi Ipekci
Arena. The victory took Bamberg’s record to 9-16, while Efes dropped to
13-12. Read more here.
March 11, 2017 - Olympiacos holds off Darussafaka, punches playoff ticket Olympiacos
Piraeus secured its playoff berth by holding off visiting Darussafaka
Dogus Istanbul 81-73 at Peace and Friendship Stadium on Friday night.
Olympiacos improved to 18-7 to remain in third place in the standings,
while Darussafaka dropped to 12-13 and stays in ninth place. Read more here.
March 11, 2017 - Madrid uses huge first half to down Zvezda Real
Madrid sealed its place in the 2016-17 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague
playoffs by thrashing Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade 98-68 in the Spanish
capital on Friday. Madrid improved to 19-6 and joined CSKA Moscow and
Olympiacos Piraeus in the next round. Read more here.
March 11, 2017 - Mega Leks ended the season in style Mega
Leks have cracked the resistance of Karpos Sokoli in the last 13
minutes of the game and celebrated at the end of their last game of the
ABA League season in front of home fans in Sremska Mitrovica. Rade
Zagorac put on another excellent performance for his Mega Leks. Read
March 10, 2017 - EuroLeague Women Quarter-Finals preview: Friday 10 March It's
the second game night of the EuroLeague Women Quarter-Finals as a
quartet of clubs look to punch their tickets to the Final Four. For the
other teams who lost their opener, it's a case of survival and now or
never - with Avenida one of those sides, having lost 78-68 against
Fenerbahce. Read more here.
March 10, 2017 - EuroCup Women Quarter-Finals preview: Friday 10 March We
look forward to the second leg of the EuroCup Women Quarter-Finals when
a quartet of clubs will stamp their pass to the last four of the
competition. ESBVA-LM are on the back foot after they were narrowly
beaten on their home floor 68-67 by Yakin Dogu Universitesi. Read more here.
March 10, 2017 - ABA league Regular Season, Game 26 Last
game in ABA league Regular Season. In this round we will find out who
will start from which position in Playoffs and also who will paly in
ABA league in next season. However, still a lot of excitements in this
round. Read more here.
March 10, 2017 - CSKA storms into playoffs by routing Galatasaray CSKA
Moscow became the first team to clinch a berth in the 2016-17 Turkish
Airlines EuroLeague playoffs by downing Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul
85-69 in the Russian capital on Thursday. CSKA improved to 19-6 and
locked its place in the next phase. Read more here.
March 10, 2017 - Baskonia stuns Fenerbahce in Istanbul Baskonia
Vitoria Gasteiz boosted its playoff chances with a 74-79 road win over
Fenerbahce Istanbul on Thursday at Fenerbahce Ulker Sports Arena.
Baskonia, which routed Fenerbahce at home earlier in the season,
improved to 14-11 to keep its spot in the playoff zone. Read more here.
March 10, 2017 - Fourth-quarter heroics give Zalgiris vital victory Zalgiris
Kaunas bounced back from a 14-point deficit to keep its playoff
challenge alive with a 64-58 victory over Panathinaikos Superfoods
Athens. The Lithuanian champs improved to 11-14, while the Greens
dropped to 14-11. Read more here.
March 10, 2017 - Maccabi FOX KO’s Milan Maccabi
FOX Tel Aviv kept its slim playoff hopes alive by crushing a depleted
EA7 Emporio Armani Milan 92-82 on Thursday night. Maccabi improved to
9-16 on the season and mathematically can still finish in the top eight
if it keeps winning and results keep falling its way. Read more here.
March 10, 2017 - Perperoglou, Claver lead Barcelona past Unics FC
Barcelona Lassa bounced back from recent home losses by topping Unics
Kazan 70-62 at Palau Blaugrana on Thursday. Barcelona improved to 10-15
and ended its three-game home losing streak. Meanwhile,
already-eliminated Unics Kazan dropped to 7-18. Read more here.
March 9, 2017 - 7DAYS EuroCup, Quarterfinals Game 3 MVP: Bojan Dubljevic, Valencia Basket The
quarterfinals round endde on Wednesday night with two games that saw
both Spanish squades, Valencia Basket and Unicaja Malaga, advance to
the semifinals where they will meet Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem and
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar respectively. Read more here.
March 9, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season, Round 25 Round
25 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season delivers a set of
tantalising match-ups, including a repeat fixture from last season's
Final Four and a Game of the Week between traditional powers aiming for
playoff positions. Read more here.
March 9, 2017 - Unicaja beats Bayern in Munich to advance to semifinals Unicaja
Malaga will play in the 7DAYS EuroCup semifinals in its first season in
the competition after holding off a late FC Bayern Munich charge to win
69-74 in the deciding game of their best-of-three series. Unicaja will
face Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar in the semifinals. Read more here.
March 9, 2017 - Valencia downs Khimki, moves on to semis Valencia
Basket advanced to the EuroCup Semifinals for the seventh time in club
history by downing Khimki Moscow Region 92-76 in front of a sell-out
crowd of 8,500 on Wednesday. Valencia made the most of its home-court
advantage, winning both of its home games. Read more here.
March 9, 2017 - Cibona will bring a 2-point lead to France Cibona
defeated Elan Chalon at home in the 1st leg of the FIBA Europe Cup
Quarter-Finals. Scott Reynolds of Cibona had 20 points and 15 assists,
while on the other side John Robinson scored 39 points for Elan Chalon!
By the way, Robinson had 10/11 for 3pts!!! Read more here.
March 8, 2017 - UNICS Lights Up Tallinn UNICS
defeated Kalev on the road, 110-86 (37-19, 27-19, 20-22, 26-26). With
leading scorer Keith Langford taking the night off, the offense showed
no signs of a letdown, particularly to start the game. Artem Klimenko
and Danilo Andjusic led winners with 18 points each. Read more here.
March 8, 2017 - Home teams take opening wins as Kursk survive major test The
opening round of Quarter-Finals saw all four home teams off to a
winning start with Dynamo Kursk surviving a huge scare. The defending
champions made it 14 consecutive victories in the competition with a
dominant 92-47 triumph over Familia Schio. Read more here.
March 8, 2017 - Good Angels upset all-Turkish party Galatasaray
suffered their first defeat of the competition at the hands of Good
Angels Kosice, while their Turkish compatriots enjoyed first leg
victories. Hatay BB, Bellona Agu and Yakin Dogu Universitesi all earned
advantages to take into the second legs on Friday. Read more here.
March 8, 2017 - 7Days EuroCup Quarterfinals Game 3 A
pair of teams who saw their long winning streaks snapped in Game 2 on
Friday look to bounce back on their home floors in the do-or-die third
games of their respective best-of-three 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals
series. Both games are set to be played on Wednesday. Read more here.
March 7, 2017 - ABA league Round 25 MVP: Kendrick Perry, Karpos Sokoli We
have the MVP of the 25th round of the season and it is Karpos Sokoli
player Kendrick Perry, for the first time this season. Perry dominated
the court during the home game of his team against Zadar. Perry was
also the top scorer of the round 25. Read more here.
March 7, 2017 - Karpos Sokoli score another home win, Zadar miss their first match point In
their last home game in the 2016-17 ABA League season, Karpos Sokoli
defeated Zadar. Kendrick Perry shined this Monday evening by scoring 26
points, while he also had 6 assists and 4 rebounds. His overall index
rating was 30. Read more here.
March 7, 2017 - Buducnost VOLI stayed in the race for the 2nd spot Buducnost
VOLI scored a comfortable win against MZT Skopje Aerodrom in the 25th
round of ABA League. The Blue squad therefore still has chances to
finish the regular season at the 2nd spot. Boris Savovic had 14 points
and 17 rebounds. Read more here.
March 6, 2017 - Valencia: Vives, out against Khimki Valencia
Basket playmaker Guillem Vives is set to miss his team's do-or-die
7DAYS EuroCup playoffs game against Khimki Moscow Region due to a
sprained ankle. Vives was injured early in a Spanish League game
against Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz and could not return to the floor.
Read more here.
March 6, 2017 - Jerusalem: Randle out of the season Hapoel
Bank Yahav Jerusalem power forward Brian Randle is set to miss the
remainder of the 7DAYS EuroCup season due to a torn quad muscle. Randle
was injured in his team's EuroCup Quarterfinals road game against
Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas. Read more here.
March 6, 2017 - FMP's home winning streak is over, Zvezda were just too strong Crvena
zvezda mts became the 1st team to beat FMP on the road in 2017. For
three months FMP were undefeated at home court in ABA League. They had
the perfect home court record in 2017 with 5 wins out of 5 games. Nate
Wolters had 15 points, 6 assists and 4 rebounds. Read more here.
March 6, 2017 - Cedevita better than Olimpija in an overtime After
overtime, Cedevita were slightly better than Union Olimpija and remain
in the race for the second place in the standings after the regular
season and home court advantage in the semi-finals. Luka Babic ended
the clash with 18 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists and a game high
valuation of 21. Read more here.
March 6, 2017 - Partizan had no problems against Krka Partizan
NIS defeated Krka and climbed to the 2nd place on the standings. Now
the black & white crew are waiting for the news from Ljubljana.
Stefan Pot had 16 points and 6 assists , while his overall index rating
was 22. Read more here.
March 5, 2017 - Maccabi loses Goudelock for rest of the season Maccabi
FOX Tel Aviv will finish out the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular
Season without its top scorer with the announcement that team's top
scorer Andrew Goudelock will undergo surgery that is expected to
sideline him for five to six weeks. Read more here.
March 5, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 24 MVP: Kim Tillie, Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz With
his team needing to get back on the winning track in a tight Turkish
Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs race, Kim Tillie had perfect timing for a
career-night and close-to-perfect performance. The Baskonia Vitoria
Gasteiz forward gave his side a huge boost in 87-74 win over EA7 Milan.
Read more here.
March 5, 2017 - 7DAYS EuroCup, Quarterfinals Game 2 MVP: Alexey Shved, Khimki Moscow Region In
Game 2 of the 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals, there were two road victors
who punched their tickets to semifinals, and a pair of teams triumphing
at home and forcing a deciding Game 3 next week. Alexey Shved helped
make Khimki Moscow Region one of those two survivors. Read more here.
March 5, 2017 - Mega outrebounded Cibona and won in Zagreb Mega
Leks have grabbed another pair of points this season and they have done
it on the road in Zagreb, thanks to their dominance in the paint.
Cibona's crisis goes on. Nikola Rebic has led the way for his team
towards a new victory this season. He collected 17 points, 7 assists, 6
rebounds. Read more here.
March 5, 2017 - Mornar rolled over Igokea in packed Topolica Mornar
have demonstrated a fantastic performance in the game against Igokea
and cruised to victory in an excellent atmosphere in front of full
stands in Topolica sports hall in Bar. Antabia Waller was the key for
the win of Mornar. He led his team in scoring with 15 points. Read more
March 5, 2017 - Marelja from Mega Leks to Spain Mega
Leks power forward Aleksandar Marelja will continue his career at Real
Betis Energia Plus, Spanish ACB League side of Seville. Marelja has
recently returned to Mega, since he first played for the club in the
2014-15 season. Read more here.
March 4, 2017 - ABA league Regular Season, Round 25 Two
more games in Regular Season in ABA league. Four teams who booked their
tickets for Playoffs are still trying to win better starting position,
except Crvena zvezda which sealed position one. Real fight is at the
bottom of standings where several teams fight to stay in ABA league
next season. Read more here.
March 4, 2017 - Brown, Dunston lift Efes to OT road win In
a thriller that needed overtime to determine the winner, Anadolu Efes
Istanbul took another step towards the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague
Playoffs by downing Unics Kazan 92-99 in Russia on Friday. Efes
improved to 13-11 in the regular season standings. Read more here.
March 4, 2017 - Darussafaka prevails for dramatic win over Panathinaikos In
a game that went down to the final minute, Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul
came up with big plays when they counted most to down Panathinaikos
Superfoods Athens 77-72 on Friday night at the Volkswagen Arena. The
victory boosted Darussafaka's record to 12-12. Read more here.
March 4, 2017 - CSKA takes off early, downs Barcelona With
a record-setting start to the game, CSKA Moscow grabbed its third
consecutive win in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague by thrashing FC
Barcelona Lassa 61-85 at Palau Blaugrana on Friday. CSKA improved to
18-6 in the standings and is all but mathematically into the playoffs.
Read more here.
March 4, 2017 - Khimki blows up in fourth quarter to force Game 3 Khimki
Moscow Region lives to fight another day in the 7DAYS EuroCup
Quarterfinals after pulling away strong to beat visiting Valencia
Basket 98-74 on the road Friday in Game 2 of their best-of-three
series. Game 3 to decide a semifinalist will be next Wedneday in
Valencia. Read more here.
March 4, 2017 - Lokomotiv sweeps into semis with team effort With
another fast start and game-long aggressive defense, former 7DAYS
EuroCup champion Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar vaulted into the semifinals
with a 77-88 road win over Zenit St. Petersburg on Friday, sweeping
their best-of-three quarterfinal series. Read more here.
March 4, 2017 - Unicaja snaps Bayern's streak, forces Game 3 Unicaja
Malaga forced a decisive Game 3 in its 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals
series against FC Bayern Munich with a 82-67 victory at home in Game 2
on Friday. Dejan Musli picked up 15 points as Unicaja snapped Bayern's
10-game winning streak in the EuroCup to set up the third game. Read
March 4, 2017 - Jerusalem rules road to reach semis Hapoel
Bank Yahav Jerusalem never trailed and booked a spot in the 7DAYS
EuroCup semifinals with a 79-85 road victory over Herbalife Gran
Canaria Las Palmas, sweeping their quarterfinal best-of-three series.
Read more here.
March 3, 2017 - 7Days EuroCup Quarterfinals Game 2: Do or die for home teams After
Game 1 was dominated and swept by home teams on Tuesday, the
best-of-three 7 DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals series now change venues for
Game 2 on Friday. Each of the new hosts on Friday need a victory to
survive and force a deciding Game 3. Read more here.
March 3, 2017 - Fenerbahce zooms past Zalgiris, 67-76 Shaking
off the absence of a couple key players, Fenerbahce Istanbul put the
brakes on host Zalgiris Kaunas in the second half to post a huge 67-76
road win in the Game of the Week on Thursday before a disappointed
crowd of 12,000-plus at Zalgirio Arena. Read more here.
March 3, 2017 - Daye, Diebler lead Galatasaray past Madrid In
a thriller that came down to the final seconds, Galatasaray Odeabank
Istanbul held off a wild comeback to edge Real Madrid 87-84 at home on
Friday. Galatasaray improved to 8-16, while Madrid dropped to 18-6 and
missed its first chance to qualify for the playoffs. Read more here.
March 3, 2017 - Crvena Zvezda holds off Bamberg charge for home win Crvena
Zvezda mts Belgrade led from start to finish in beating Brose Bamberg
74-60 at Aleksandar Nikolic Hall in a clash between the champions of
Serbia and Germany. Charles Jenkins scored 18 points on 3-of-4
three-point shooting to lead Zvezda, which improved to 14-10. Read more
March 3, 2017 - Olympiacos cruises past depleted Maccabi Olympiacos
Piraeus took control early end went on to a comfortable 71-82 road win
over a depleted Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv at Menorah Mivtachim Arena on
Thursday night. Olympiacos improved to 17-7 to edge closer to securing
a spot in the playoffs. Read more here.
March 3, 2017 - Baskonia bounces back, downs Milan at home Baskonia
Vitoria Gasteiz picked up its first Turkish Airlines EuroLeague win in
over a month and improved its chances to make it to the playoffs by
downing EA7 Emporio Armani Milan 87-74 at Fernando Buesa Arena on
Thursday. Baskonia snapped a three-game losing streak. Read more here.
March 3, 2017 - ABA league Round 24 MVP: Boris Barac, Zadar We
have the MVP of the 24th round of the season and it is Zadar player
Boris Barac, for the second time this season. Barać dominated the court
of Kresimir Cosic Hall against Cibona. He achieved 26 points, 9
rebounds, 4 assists, a steal and a valuation of 30 during the 40
minutes spent on court. Read more here.
March 2, 2017 - Familiar faces keep Robinson smiling Angelica
Robinson is already counting down the days to pulling on a Montenegro
national team vest again. Not least, because there will be a very
familiar face calling the shots for her adopted country at FIBA
EuroBasket Women 2017 in June. Read more here.
March 2, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season, Round 24 Crucial
clashes abound in Round 24 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular
Season, including a Game of the Week which will pit together two of the
league’s hottest teams, while the reigning champions travel to face a
perennial power in desperate need of a win. Read more here.
March 2, 2017 - Maj Kovacevic beats the buzzer and Zadar down Cibona What
a game! Zadar defeated Cibona after Maj Kovacevic scored a
buzzer-beating 2-pointer! Boris Barać of Zadar had 26 points, 9
rebounds, 4 assists, while his overall index rating was 30. He is also
the MVP of the 24th round. Read more here.
March 1, 2017 - Fenerbahce underline ambitions by landing Parker Fenerbahce
have made a serious statement of intent to land their first ever
EuroLeague Women title after confirming the acquisition of Candace
Parker. Arguably the most high-profile player in the women's global
game, the forward returns to competition for the first time since the
2014-15 season. Read more here.
March 1, 2017 - Daniel Clark is no longer a part of MZT Skopje Aerodrom Great
Britain international Daniel Clark is no longer a member of MZT Skopje
Aerodrom, since the two sides have agreed on a contract termination on
mutual consent. Daniel Clark has already left the team and is headed to
his hometown of London. Read more here.
March 1, 2017 - 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals, Game 1 MVP: Fernando San Emeterio, Valencia Basket The
7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals started with a bang this week as the
opening games of the best-of-three series saw all home teams get wins.
One of them, Valencia Basket, triumphed 88-82 against visiting Khimki
Moscow Region in a re-match of the 2012 final. Read more here.
March 1, 2017 - Maccabi FOX inks Simpson at forward On
Wednesday, the last day for signing players to 2016-17 Turkish Airlines
EuroLeague rosters, injury-depleted Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv added depth to
its lineup with the signing of forward Diamon Simpson for the remainder
of the season. Read more here.
March 1, 2017 - Valencia's Kravtsov out for the season Valencia
Basket center Slava Kravtsov is set to miss at least the next 7DAYS
EuroCup Quarterfinals game due to a broken toe in his left foot, the
club announced on Wednesday. Kravtsov went down early in Game 1 of the
quarterfinals against Khimki Moscow Region. Read more here.
March 1, 2017 - EA7 Milan loses Dragic long term EA7
Emporio Armani Milan announced Tuesday that swingman Zoran Dragic is
out for the season due to a severe knee injury. Dragic got injured in
an Italian League game against Pasta Reggia Caserta. Further testing
confirmed that Dragic has an anterior cruciate ligament tear in his
left knee. Read more here.
March 1, 2017 - Fenerbahce's Sloukas to undergo knee surgery Fenerbahce
Istanbul will be without one of its top performers for the final
stretch of the regular season, after point guard Kostas Sloukas
suffered a knee injury that will keep him out for an extended period of
time. Sloukas is expected to have surgery on his left knee this week.
Read more here.
March 1, 2017 - Loko trashes Zenit in series opener Lokomotiv
Kuban Krasnodar started the 7DAYS EuroCup playoffs in style by downing
Zenit St. Petersburg 75-52 in Game 1 of their best-of-three
quarterfinal series at home on Tuesday. Lokomotiv has a 1-0 lead and
needs one more win to advance to the semifinals. Read more here.
March 1, 2017 - Dyson, Jerusalem overpower Gran Canaria in opener Hapoel
Bank Yahav Jerusalem was too strong for Herbalife Gran Canaria Las
Palmas in Game 1 of their best-of-three 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals
opener and dominated the second half for an 87-67 victory at Pais Arena
Jerusalem in the Israeli capital. Read more here.
March 1, 2017 - Bayern outguns Unicaja 91-82 in opener FC
Bayern Munich extended its 7DAYS EuroCup winning streak to 10 games
with a solid 91-82 over Unicaja Malaga in Game 1 of their best-of-three
quarterfinal series at home in the Audi Dome on Tuesday. Read more here.
March 1, 2017 - Valencia shatters rebounding records in win In
an intense showdown that went down to the closing minutes, Valencia
Basket started its 7DAYS Eurocup quarterfinal playoffs series by
downing Khimki Moscow Region 88-82 at home in Game 1 on Tuesday. Read
more here. Check news archive here.