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  News archive March 2018


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March 30, 2018 - Spanoulis becomes EuroLeague assists king
Vassilis Spanoulis added another historic accomplishment in a glittering career that is already full of them by becoming the EuroLeague assist king on Friday. The Olympiacos Piraeus star surpassed the total of 1,255 assists made by his compatriot and former teammate Dimitris Diamantidis. Read more here.

March 30, 2018 - Doncic’s last-second triple lifts Madrid over Zvezda
In a thriller that went down to the wire, Luka Doncic hit a three-pointer with 0.9 seconds remaining to lift Real Madrid to a dramatic 79-82 road win at Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade. The win improved Madrid to 18-11 in fourth place in the standings. Read more here.

March 30, 2018 - Fourth quarter charge allows Zalgiris to down CSKA
A sensational final period allowed Zalgiris Kaunas to record a hugely impressive 85-73 victory over CSKA Moscow on a thrilling night at the Zalgirio Arena. The home team led most of the way but was only up by two points early in the fourth quarter. Read more here.

March 30, 2018 - Unicaja beats Olympiacos, Spanoulis breaks assists record
In an overtime thriller that went down to the final shot, Unicaja Malaga grabbed its 12th win in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season by downing Olympiacos Pireaus 87-85 at home on Friday. Unicaja improved to 12-17 in the standings and pleased its fans in its last home game. Read more here.

March 30, 2018 - Calathes's double-double lifts Panathinaikos past Valencia
Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens stayed in the fight for the home court advantage in the upcoming Turkish Airlines EuroLeague playoffs by topping Valencia Basket 75-56 in the Greek capital on Friday. Panathinaikos improved to 18-11 in the regular season. Read more here.

March 29, 2018 - Shved sets new EuroLeague single-season scoring mark
Alexey Shved of Khimki Moscow Region established a new Turkish Airlines EuroLeague single-season record for points scored when he sank a three-pointer three and a half minutes into his team's Round 29 home game against defending champion Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul on Thursday. Read more here.

March 29, 2018 - AX Milan rallies late to win in Bamberg
In a clash of two already-eliminated teams, EA7 Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan snapped its three-game losing streak by rallying in the fourth quarter for 78-83 road win over Brose Bamberg on Thursday night. Milan improved to 10-19 on the season, one win behind Brose which is 11-18. Read more here.

March 29, 2018 - Barcelona breaks records in huge road win
FC Barcelona Lassa delivered a record-breaking performance to gain a thumping 83-107 victory over Anadolu Efes Istanbul, with the Spanish team hitting 19 three-pointers to set a new club record and tie the highest mark ever recorded in the competition. Read more here.

March 29, 2018 - Fenerbahce dominates late to beat Khimki
Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul controlled the final third of the game to defeat Khimki Moscow Region 64-73 on Thursday at Arena Mytishchi. With the score tied 52-52 late in the third quarter, the champs went on a 5-17 tear to take control for good. Read more here.

March 29, 2018 - Baskonia bests Maccabi to clinch playoff spot
Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz clinched a playoff berth by downing Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv 83-72 in front of over 13,800 fans at Fernando Buesa Arena on Thursday. Baskonia improved to 16-13 in the standings while Maccabi dropped to 13-16 and will miss the playoffs for the third consecutive season. Read more here.

March 29, 2018 - Bayern dismisses Coach Djordjevic
FC Bayern Munich dismissed head coach Sasa Djordjevic from his position. His release came less than a week after the team was eliminated from the 7DAYS EuroCup semifinals in a sweep by Darussafaka Istanbul. Assistant coach Emir Mutapcic will head the team in an interim basis. Read more here.

March 28, 2018 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 29
Round 29 tips off with a bang as reigning champion Fenerbahce travels to face Khimki Moscow Region. Later on Thursday, there’s another colossal showdown between the only two teams in the running for the final playoff spot when Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz plays host to Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv. Read more here.

March 27, 2018 - First pro contract for Dalibor Ilic
Dalibor Ilic, a member of the Ideal Starting Five of the U19 ABA League Championship, has been rewarded for his hard work on his way to the top level basketball by a long-term professional contract by his club Igokea. Read more here.

March 25, 2018 - Mornar stun Zvezda and level the score in the series
What a night in Bar! Mornar have defeated Crvena zvezda mts in packed Sports Center Topolica and leveled the score in the series to 1-1! It means that Game 3 will decide which team will advance to the Finals. Read more here.

March 25, 2018 - Cedevita take the series back to Podgorica
It is all tied in the Semi-final series of the ABA League, as Cedevita have beaten Buducnost VOLI in Game 2 and forced the Game 3, which will be played on 1 April in Podgorica. Cedevita were a dominant force in the paint this time around, as they have outrebounded Buducnost VOLI 34:27. Read more here.

March 24, 2018 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 28 co-MVPs: Nikola Milutinov and Ricky Hickman
Nikola Milutinov and Ricky Hickman faced games of very different importance in Round 28, but on Friday night both players emerged having one thing in common – the highest performance index rating among players on winning teams, good enough for them to become co-MVPs of the Round. Read more here.

March 24, 2018 - 7DAYS EuroCup Semifinals, Game 2 MVP: Scottie Wilbekin, Darussafaka Istanbul
Darussafaka Istanbul made it to the 7DAYS EuroCup Finals for the first time in club history as superstar guard Scottie Wilbekin earned the MVP honor for semifinals Game 2 on Friday with a one-of-kind performance. Read more here.

March 23, 2018 - Poirier powers Baskonia to brink of playoffs
Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz further strengthened its position in the playoffs places with a 73-86 road victory over FC Barcelona Lassa. The game was close for the first three quarters but Baskonia stepped up its intensity in the last ten minutes, producing a 0-14 run to put the result beyond doubt. Read more here.

March 23, 2018 - Reds hold off Efes to secure home-court advantage
Olympiacos Piraeus secured home-court advantage in the playoffs by leading from start to finish before holding off the visiting Anadolu Efes Istanbul 89-82 on Friday. Olympiacos moved to 19-9 in the standings and cannot finish worse than fourth, while Efes dropped to 6-22 record. Read more here.

March 23, 2018 - Hunter, De Colo lead CSKA past Khimki
CSKA Moscow took its city derby in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague by topping Khimki Moscow Region 73-90 on the road. CSKA improved to 23-5 in the standings and already had locked up first place while Khimki, also qualified to the playoffs, dropped to 16-12 and sixth place overall. Read more here.

March 23, 2018 - Hickman, Brose close playoffs door to Unicaja
Brose Bamberg won its fifth consecutive home game 93-88 on Friday to take away visiting Unicaja Malaga's last, slim chances for the playoffs in the third-to-last game of the regular season. Brose's victory gave both teams 11-17 records. Read more here.

March 23, 2018 - 7Days EuroCup Semifinals, Game 2
Home-court advantage prevailed in Game 1 of the 7DAYS EuroCup Semifinals, in which Lokomotiv and Darussafaka registered respective wins. The next win will send either of the teams to the EuroCup Finals, but Reggio Emilia and FC Bayern will host Game 2 in do-or-die situations. Read more here.

March 22, 2018 - Valencia holds on for road win over Milan
In an entertaining clash of two previously-eliminated teams, Valencia Basket went on the road and held off AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan 89-93 at PalaBancoDesio in Desio, Italy. Valencia improved to 11-17 and Milan dropped to 9-19 with two games to play. Read more here.

March 22, 2018 - Greens, James sink Maccabi in Tel Aviv
Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens delivered a crushing blow to Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv's playoff hopes and boosted its own chances for a top four finish with a 75-76 win at Menora Mivtachim Arena on Thursday night. Mike James tied a career high with 27 points. Read more here.

March 22, 2018 - Fener rolls past Zvezda to home-court advantage
With an impressive long-range shooting display, defending champion Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul assured itself home-court advantage in the playoffs by running away from host Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade for a 63-80 victory on Thursday. Read more here.

March 22, 2018 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 28
Round 28 looms as a chance for one more team to join in the next phase – Zalgiris Kaunas, for the first time under the current playoffs format – while two other teams – Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul and Olympiacos Piraeus – can assure themselves home-court advantage. Read more here.

March 22, 2018 - Calathes breaks single-season assists record
Nick Calathes of Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens made Turkish Airlines EuroLeague history on Thursday night with his second assist against Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv. Calathes set the competition's single-season assist record with his 202nd delivery of the campaign. Read more here.

March 22, 2018 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 27 MVP: Nick Calathes, Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens
As the undisputed leader of Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens, it was only fitting that Nick Calathes should march his team into the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs with an individual performance on Tuesday that was worth his second MVP of the Round honor this season. Read more here.

March 21, 2018 - Khimki beats Efes and storms into playoffs
Khimki Moscow Region will play in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague playoffs for the first time after defeating Anadolu Efes Istanbul 73-85 on Wednesday at Sinan Erdem Dome to lock up a spot among the top eight teams. Read more here.

March 21, 2018 - CSKA tops Reds to clinch first place
CSKA Moscow clinched first place for the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season by downing Olympiacos Piraeus 89-81 in the Russian capital on Wednesday. CSKA improved to 22-5 and improved on its record (21-9) from last season. Read more here.

March 21, 2018 - Baskonia routs Brose for fourth straight win
Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz continued its playoff push with its fourth straight win, a 103-79 rout of visiting Brose Bamberg, on Wednesday night at Fernando Buesa Arena. Baskonia improved to 14-13 and for the first time this season moved into sole possession of eighth place in the standings. Read more here.

March 21, 2018 - Diez shines as Unicaja keeps playoff hopes alive
Unicaja Malaga kept its slim playoff hopes alive by defeating FC Barcelona Lassa 95-91 at home on Wednesday. Unicaja improved to 11-16 in the standings – three wins behind eighth-place Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz with three games remaining, while Barcelona dropped to 9-17. Read more here.

March 21, 2018 - 7Days EuroCup Semifinals Game 1 MVP: Micheal Eric, Darussafaka Istanbul
The 7DAYS EuroCup Semifinals started with a bang when Darussafaka Istanbul roared back from 23 points behind to win its opening game with FC Bayern Munich on the buzzer and jump ahead in the best-of-three series. The main engine behind that reaction was Micheal Eric. Read more here.

March 20, 2018 - Greens cruise past Zvezda and into playoffs
Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens led from start to finish en route to a 91-71 victory over visiting Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade that clinched a spot in the playoffs for the Greens on Tuesday night. Panathinaikos improved to 16-11 in the standings, while Crvena Zvezda dropped to 11-16. Read more here.

March 20, 2018 - Dubljevic, Pleiss lead Valencia past Madrid
In an all-Spanish showdown in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Valencia Basket bested Real Madrid 96-88 at home on Tuesday. Valencia improved to 10-17 in the standings and Madrid dropped to 16-11. Bojan Dubljevic led the winners with 17 points, Tibor Pleiss added 14. Read more here.

March 20, 2018 - White lifts Zalgiris over Milan
Aaron White single-handedly outscored AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan 14-3 in a run that bridged the third and fourth quarters to give Zalgiris Kaunas control for good en route to a 77-65 victory on Tuesday night at Zalgirio Arena. Read more here.

March 20, 2018 - Guduric, Datome lead Fenerbahce past Maccabi
Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul moved closer to clinching home-court advantage for the playoffs by drubbing Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv 87-73 at Ulker Sports and Event Hall on Tuesday. Fenerbahce improved to 19-8 in the standings, while ninth-place Maccabi dropped to 13-14. Read more here.

March 20, 2018 - Lokomotiv tops Reggio Emilia in Game 1 for record-tying win
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar took another step towards a place in the 7DAYS EuroCup Finals with an 82-65 win over visiting Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia in Game 1 of their semifinals series on Tuesday. The victory kept Lokomotiv undefeated on the season. Read more here.

March 20, 2018 - Kidd completes Darussafaka rally from 23 down
Darussafaka Istanbul stunned visiting FC Bayern Munich with a 76-74 victory on Tuesday in Game 1 of their best-of-three series. Stanton Kidd's catch-and-shoot three-pointer in the game's final second won it after Darussafaka rallied from a 23-point deficit late in the first half. Read more here.

March 20, 2018 - Reggio Emilia: Della Valle, out for Game 1
Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia travelled to Krasnodar, Russia for Game 1 of the best-of-three semifinal series against Lokomotiv Kuban without star guard Amedeo Della Valle, who will miss the game due to a back problem. Read more here.

March 20, 2018 - Kalev hangs on to defeat Avtodor
Kalev Estonia defeated Avtodor Russia at home, 95-89. Kalev picked up a valuable win at home, taking down 5th-place Avtodor behind 23 points from Isaiah Briscoe and a huge Branko Mirkovic three in the final minutes. Read more here.

March 19, 2018 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 27
The final two-round week of the season tips off on Tuesday with reigning champ Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul hosting playoffs hopeful Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv, with that night’s action also featuring Real Madrid facing a tough Spanish derby trip to Valencia Basket. Read more here.

March 19, 2018 - 7DAYS EuroCup Semifinals, Game 1
7DAYS EuroCup Semifinals tip off on Tuesday with four confident squads still standing, knowing that they could be a close as four wins from raising trophy. However, there will be a price to pay for the ultimate winner, which will have to go through two other tough and talented squads to get there. Read more here.

March 18, 2018 - Nemanja Gordic the hero of Buducnost VOLI against Cedevita
Buducnost VOLI fans are celebrating after their team have made a comeback in the finish of the first Semi-final game of the series against Cedevita and have therefore managed to protect their home-court advantage. Read more here.

March 18, 2018 - Zvezda convincing in first game against Mornar
Crvena zvezda mts are now close to reaching the ABA League Finals, as they have beaten Mornar in the first game of the Semifinal series and need only one more triumph in the series in order to reach the battle for the first spot. Read more here.

March 17, 2018 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 26 MVP: James Feldeine, Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade
James Feldeine shone bright in Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade’s huge 106-90 win over Valencia Basket on Thursday night, taking the MVP of the Round award by posting personal career highs of 30 points and a performance index rating of 32 – the best of all players in Round 26. Read more here.

March 17, 2018 - CSKA keeps forward Rudd
The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague leader CSKA Moscow announced on Saturday the extension of contract with forward Victor Rudd, who will remain with the team until the end of the season. Rudd (2.02 meters) who turns 27 years of age on Sunday, arrived to CSKA a month ago. Read more here.

March 16, 2018 - De Colo's game-winner lifts CSKA past Fenerbahce
In a battle between the last two Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champions that literally went down to the final second, CSKA Moscow sent a message that echoed all around the competition by downing Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul 79-81 on the road on Friday. Read more here.

March 16, 2018 - Rivers, Calathes lead Panathinaikos to comeback win
Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens broke its three-game losing streak in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season by downing Unicaja Malaga 79-90 on the road on Friday. Panathinaikos improved to 15-11 in the standings while Unicaja dropped to 10-16. Read more here.

March 16, 2018 - 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals MVP: Dmitry Kulagin, Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar
For stepping up when his team needed him most to stay perfect this season, Dmitry Kulagin of Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar is Euroleague Basketball's choice for MVP of the 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals. Read more here.

March 15, 2018 - Huge second half gives Barcelona stunning win at Olympiacos
A stunning second-half performance gave FC Barcelona Lassa a resounding 63-90 victory over Olympiacos Piraeus, which lost at home for the first time since Round 6 and dropped to 18-8 for the season. Barcelona, which improved to 9-17, led from midway through the first quarter. Read more here.

March 15, 2018 - Brose holds on for first win under Coach Banchi
Brose Bamberg stayed alive for another round at least as it held off the visiting Anadolu Efes Istanbul 88-79 at home. It was the first Turkish Airlines EuroLeague win as the head coach of Brose for Luca Banchi, whose team improved to 10-16 on the season and avoided elimination. Read more here.

March 15, 2018 - Shved, Gill spark Khimki to Tel Aviv win
Alexey Shved recorded his first career double-double and Anthony Gill set a career-high with 24 points to lead Khimki Moscow Region to an important 91-94 road win over Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv at Menora Mivtachim Arena on Thursday. Read more here.

March 15, 2018 - Feldeine, Zvezda set scoring marks to beat Valencia
In a battle to avoid early elimination from the playoffs race, Crvena Zvezda mts enjoyed a club-record offensive explosion while putting away visiting Valencia Basket 106-90 at home. Zvezda improved to 11-15 and while Valencia fell to 9-17 and possible elimination later Thursday. Read more here.

March 15, 2018 - Granger, Vildoza lead Baskonia past Zalgiris
Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz recorded its third consecutive win by downing Zalgiris Kaunas 84-64 at Fernando Buesa Arena on Thursday. Baskonia improved to 13-13 in the standings to draw even with Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv for eighth place, while Zalgiris dropped to 15-11. Read more here.

March 15, 2018 - 7Days EuroCup Quarterfinals Game 3 MVP: Chris Wright, Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia
Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia qualified to the 7DAYS EuroCup Semifinals for the first time in club history. Among the protagonists of that historic achievement was guard Chris Wright, who also earned the MVP honor for Quarterfinals Game 3. Read more here.

March 14, 2018 - Cunningham, Barthel take Bayern to semis
FC Bayern Munich advanced to the 7DAYS EuroCup semifinals for the first time in club history by topping UNICS Kazan 91-81 in do-or-die Game 3 of their quarterfinals series on Wednesday. Bayern won the series 2-1 and will now face Darussafaka Istanbul in the best-of-three semifinals. Read more here.

March 14, 2018 - Reggio Emilia KO's Zenit with record scoring night
Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia will play in the 7DAYS EuroCup Semifinals for the first time in club history after outlasting Zenit St. Petersburg 105-99 to win their best-of-three quarterfinals series.  Chris Wright paced the winners with a career-high 25 points plus 5 assists and 3 steals. Read more here.

March 14, 2018 - 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals, Game 3
With Darussafaka and Lokomotiv waiting in the 7DAYS EuroCup Semifinals, four more teams meet on Wednesday eager to join them. For FC Bayern Munich and UNICS Kazan in one series and Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia and Zenit St. Petersburg in the other, it is win-or-go-home time. Read more here.

March 14, 2018 - ABA league 2017-18 Regular Season MVP: Luka Zoric, Cibona
The regular season of the ABA League is over and it is the right time to announce the name of the MVP of this part of the competition. It is Cibona's big guy Luka Zoric, who was pretty unchallenged this season in terms of dominating the paint in the regional league throughout the season. Read more here.

March 13, 2018 - Campazzo stars for Madrid in Milan
Facu Campazzo recorded the first double-double of his EuroLeague career to lead Real Madrid to a 77-88 road win over AX Armani Exchange Milan at Mediolanum Forum on Tuesday. Los Blancos made sure to keep at least a share of fourth place in the standings. Read more here.

March 13, 2018 - ABA league 2017-18 Top Prospect: Dzanan Musa, Cedevita
Dzanan Musa of Cedevita has been selected the 2017-18 ABA League Top Prospect in the voting of the ABA League coaches, fans and the ABA League itself. He won the contest ahead of Goga Bitadze of Mega Bemax and Aleksa Radanov of FMP. Read more here.

March 13, 2018 - ABA league, Round 22 MVP: Jordan Morgan, Petrol Olimpija
At the match of the 22nd round between Petrol Olimpija and Zadar, Jordan Morgan achieved 25 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists and a valuation of 32 in 28 minutes spent on court. He had the highest valuation of the round, together with Dominic Artis of Igokea. Read more here.

March 13, 2018 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 26
Round 26 openedwith a rare Tuesday game in which Real Madrid edged closer to the playoffs with a road win in Milan. A colossal battle between the last two champions headlines Round 26, with 2017 winners Fenerbahce hosting 2016 title-takers CSKA Moscow on Friday for a pivotal battle. Read more here.

March 12, 2018 - Buducnost VOLI finish the regular season second after beating FMP
The last game of the ABA League Regular Season is behind us and Buducnost VOLI emerged victorious from the clash against FMP in Podgorica. This is how they have secured themselves the second place in the standings after regular season and home court advantage in the Semi-finals. Read more here.

March 12, 2018 - Zvezda sent a message to their rivals in front of the Playoffs
Now you see why Crvena zvezda mts are once again the top placed team in the ABA League ahead of the Playoffs. The reigning champions scored a very convincing win against Cibona in the last round of the regular season and sent a clear message to other Playoffs participants. Read more here.

March 11, 2018 - Olimpija ended their ABA League season win a win over Zadar
In the last game of Sunday’s ABA League programme, Petrol Olimpija have beaten Zadar in front of the home fans. In a close game from the beginning until the end, the green and white of Ljubljana have prevailed in the end over the blue and white team of Dalmatia. Read more here.

March 11, 2018 - Mornar have easily defeated MZT
Mornar have passed the final test in front of the 2018 ABA League Playoffs. The boys from Bar had no problems defeating MZT Skopje Aerodrom in the last round of the regular season, while the final score shows that Mornar squad are fully ready for the competition semi-finals. Read more here.

March 11, 2018 - Mega finish 9th after beating Igokea
In the opening game of the Sunday’s ABA League programme, Mega Bemax have beaten Igokea at home in Pinki Sports Hall in Sremska Mitrovica, meaning that they have already secured 9th place after the end of the regular season, even though some of the games are still to be played. Read more here.

March 10, 2018 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 25 MVP: Fabien Causeur, Real Madrid
Fabien Causeur stepped up in a grand fashion on Thursday for a Real Madrid team that was missing its top performer for a key game against a direct opponent in the race for both the playoffs and the home-court advantage. Read more here.

March 10, 2018 - 7Days EuroCup Quarterfinals Game 2 MVP: Dmitry Kulagin, Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar
Not only did Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar remain undefeated after 18 games to reach the 7DAYS EuroCup Semifinals on Friday, but star guard Dmitry Kulagin became the quarterfinals Game 2 MVP by posting the highest performance index rating among players on winning teams. Read more here.

March 10, 2018 - Cedevita will hold the 2nd spot at least until Monday evening
The race for the 2nd position in the 2017-18 ABA League regular season is still not over! After beating Partizan NIS this Saturday evening, Cedevita will hold that spot at least until Monday. And, they will stay there ahead of the Playoffs if FMP defeat Buducnost VOLI. Read more here.

March 9, 2018 - Lokomotiv storms past Gran Canaria to semis
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar is returning to the 7DAYS EuroCup Semifinals after blowing out Herbalife Gran Canaria 59-80 to complete a 2-0 sweep of their quarterfinals series. Dmitry Kulagin poured in a career-high 32 points. Read more here.

March 9, 2018 - Ribas, Tomic lead Barcelona past Zvezda
FC Barcelona Lassa bounced back from recent losses in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season by thrashing Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade 88-54 on Friday. Barcelona improved to 8-17 in the standings, breaking a five-game losing streak, while Zvezda dropped to 10-15. Read more here.

March 9, 2018 - Olympiacos fends off Brose in Piraeus
Olympiacos Piraeus made another step towards claiming home-court advantage in the playoffs with an 87-79 win over the visiting Brose Bamberg on Friday. Olympiacos raised its record to 18-7 to retain second place in the standings, while Brose dropped to 9-16. Read more here.

March 9, 2018 - Fenerbahce rallies in Kaunas to clinch playoffs spot
Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul became the third team to quality to the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague playoffs by downing Zalgiris Kaunas 78-85 in front of over 15,200 fans at Zalgirio Arena on Friday. Luigi Datome led the winners with 16 points. Read more here.

March 9, 2018 - Darussafaka follows Wilbekin into semis
Darussafaka Istanbul advanced to the semifinals for the first time by defeating host Buducnost VOLI Podgorica 71-78 on Friday to sweep their series in the minimum two games. The visitors had all the answers and managed comfortable leads all night. Read more here.

March 9, 2018 - UNICS rallies to even series with Bayern
UNICS Kazan forced a decisive Game 3 in its 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinal showdown with FC Bayern Munich by coming back from a 12-point deficit to seize an 80-73 victory in Game 2 at home. Quino Colom led the way for UNICS with 15 points and 6 rebounds. Read more here.

March 9, 2018 - CSKA rides offense to 20th victory
CSKA Moscow never trailed and used a big first half to become the first team with 20 wins this season by downing visiting Unicaja Malaga 101-76 on Friday. CSKA improved to 20-5 and all but secured home-court advantage in the playoffs, while Unicaja dropped to a 10-15 record. Read more here.

March 9, 2018 - Voronov's career night takes Zenit to Game 3
Zenit St. Petersburg survived a do-or-die situation in the 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals by downing Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia 91-77 at home in Game 2 of their best-of-three series on Friday. The series is tied at 1-1 and Reggio Emilia hosts do-or-die Game 3 next Wednesday. Read more here.

March 9, 2018 - Unicaja's Shermadini out 6 to 8 weeks
As announced by the club on Friday morning, Unicaja Malaga big man Giorgi Shermadini will be sidelined from six to eight weeks due to a broken bone in his left foot. Shermadini (2.17 meters, 28 years old) did not travel to Moscow to face CSKA this week. Read more here.

March 9, 2018 - Darussafaka's Bell, out for the season
As the club informed on Friday morning, Darussafaka Istanbul forward James Bell will be sidelined until the end of the season due to a foot broken bone. Bell suffered the injury in the opening game of his team's quarterfinal series against Buduscnost VOLI Podgorica in Turkey. Read more here.

March 8, 2018 - 7Days EuroCup quarterfinals, Game 2
Home-court advantage was very important in Game 1 of the 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals as all four home teams - Darussafaka, Lokomotiv, Reggio Emilia and FC Bayern - registered respective home wins and took 1-0 leads in their best-of-three series. Read more here.

March 8, 2018 - Causeur shines, Madrid downs Panathinaikos
Real Madrid registered a critical win in its race to reach the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague playoffs by defeating Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens 92-75 in the Spanish capital on Thursday. Madrid improved to 15-10 in the standings and dropped Panathinaikos to 14-11. Read more here.

March 8, 2018 - Late charge lifts Baskonia in Valencia
Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz kept its playoffs challenge very much alive by scoring the last 13 points of the game to sink Valencia Basket and gain a priceless 71-81 road win. It was close throughout until the visiting team raced clear in the final stages. Read more here.

March 8, 2018 - Jackson, Roll shoot Maccabi past Efes
Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv shattered its season-high with 15 three-pointers, pulled down 16 offensive boards and never trailed in the second half in an important 81-94 road win at Anadolu Efes Istanbul. Maccabi improved to 13-12 record to remain in sole possession of eighth place in the standings. Read more here.

March 8, 2018 - Goudelock, Milan stun Khimki in Moscow
Andrew Goudelock erupted for a season-high 26 points to lead AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan to a 77-86 road win over Khimki Moscow Region at Arena Mytishchi on Thursday night. Milan’s second straight win lifted its record to 9-16, while seventh-placed Khimki dropped to 14-11. Read more here.

March 7, 2018 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 25
Round 25 features a high-powered showdown that could be crucial in determining home-court advantage in the playoffs when Real Madrid hosts Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens. Another matchup with potential post-season ramifications sees Fenerbahce travel to face Zalgiris. Read more here.

March 7, 2018 - 7Days EuroCup Quarterfinals, Game 1 MVP: Jalen Reynolds, Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia
With Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia hosting its first 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals game in 12 years, big man Jalen Reynolds would not let the home fans go home disappointed and in the process earned the MVP honor for Game 1 on Tuesday. Reynolds had his fourth double-double of the season. Read more here.

March 6, 2018 - Lucic, Bayern top UNICS in series opener
FC Bayern Munich used a big offensive second half and Vladimir Lucic scored all of his 14 points in the fourth quarter in holding off visiting UNICS Kazan 83-75 to take Game 1 of their best-of-three 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals series on Tuesday at Audi Dome. Read more here.

March 6, 2018 - Reynolds powers Reggio Emilia over Zenit in Game 1
Jalen Reynolds posted a double-double to lead Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia to a 75-61 victory over Zenit St Petersburg in the opener of the teams’ best-of-three 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals series on Tuesday at PalaBigi. Read more here.

March 6, 2018 - Wilbekin stars, Darussafaka outlasts Buducnost
Darussafaka Istanbul got another big game from star guard Scottie Wilbekin to edge Buducnost VOLI Podgorica 57-54 in Game 1 of the teams’ best-of-three 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals series on Tuesday at Volkswagen Arena. Read more here.

March 6, 2018 - Lokomotiv rallies past Gran Canaria, takes 1-0 lead
In a thriller than went down to the wire, Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar took a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals by edging Herbalife Gran Canaria 79-74 at home in Game 1 on Tuesday. Gran Canaria hosts Game 2 on Friday and is now in a do-or-die situation. Read more here.

March 6, 2018 - Lokomotiv: Broekhoff, six weeks out
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar suffered a major setback right before the 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals as star forward Ryan Broekhoff is set to be sidelined for six weeks due to a hand injury, the club announced Tuesday. Read more here.

March 6, 2018 - ABA league Round 21 MVP: Novica Velickovic, Partizan NIS
We have the MVP of the 21st round of the season and it is Partizan NIS power forward Novica Velickovic. Velickovic dominated the court in Aleksandar Nikolic Hall in the game of his team against Buducnost VOLI. Read more here.

March 6, 2018 - 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals, Game 1
Action resumes in the 2017-18 7DAYS EuroCup with the playoffs; the last eight teams standing will play best-of-three playoffs series until one of them is left as the competition's champion. The playoffs start on Tuesday with four exciting showdowns. Read more here.

March 5, 2018 - Late comeback for Zadar for home win over Mega Bemax
Zadar are celebrating their 10th win of the season, as they have made a huge comeback in the last quarter to come from -10 towards the triumph in the end. Zadar have finished the first half with a 7-point lead, but then failed to perform in the third. Read more here.

March 5, 2018 - Zvezda beat Igokea and seal the 1st place in the regular season
The race for the 1st place in the regular season is officially over as Crvena zvezda mts have defeated Igokea on the road and sealed the top spot ahead of the Playoffs. It also means that Crvena zvezda mts will face Mornar in the 2018 ABA League Semi-Finals. Read more here.

March 4, 2018 - Brose Bamberg names Banchi new head coach
Brose Bamberg hired Luca Banchi as its new head coach. The contract is for the remainder of this season with an option for the 2018-19 season. Banchi, 52, brings with him three years of Turkish Airlines EuroLeague coaching experience with clubs from his native Italy. Read more here.

March 4, 2018 - Mornar shined and took 2 points home from Zagreb
Mornar are confidently marching towards their first appearance in the ABA League Playoffs, as they have grabbed their 13th win of this season, by beating Cibona on the road in Zagreb. It did not look like the game would go that way since the very beginning. Read more here.

March 4, 2018 - Novica Velickovic shines as Partizan NIS beat Buducnost VOLI
The race for the 1st place might be over as Partizan NIS have defeated Budućnost VOLI in the 21st round of the 2017/18 ABA League regular season! Interesting enough, Partizan NIS have therefore helped their arch rivals Crvena zvezda mts. Read more here.

March 3, 2018 - UNICS sinks Lokomotiv behind three-point barrage
UNICS Kazan defeated Lokomotiv-Kuban Krasnodar at home, 93-65. UNICS dealt Lokomotiv-Kuban a third-consecutive defeat behind 25 points from Jamar Smith and red-hot perimeter shooting. The Tatar club shredded Krasnodar’s vaunted defense for 48 points in the first half. Read more here.

March 3, 2018 - Zenit snaps skid in Riga
Zenit Russia defeated VEF Latvia on the road, 90-80. Kyle Kuric poured in 31 points to help Zenit to a win over VEF in Riga. The American sniper scored 18 in the first half, helping break open a close game in the 2nd quarter and put the visitors on top by 16 at halftime. Read more here.

March 3, 2018 - Important road win for Petrol Olimpija in Belgrade
Petrol Olimpija have beaten FMP on the road in Belgrade and seriously entered the race for a spot in the upper half of the standings at the end of the regular season. Roko Badzim led winners with 21 points, valuation 27. Read more here.

March 3, 2018 - Cherry and Ukic led Cedevita toward another win
Cedevita were clear favorites ahead of the match against MZT Skopje Aerodrom and the Orange crew have comfirmed that role by scoring a comfortable win. This means that Cedevita can still finish the regular season at the 2nd position. Read more here.

March 3, 2018 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 24 MVP: Tornike Shengelia, Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz
With Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz in the midst of the hunt for a playoffs spot, forward Tornike Shengelia stepped up in a huge way on Thursday, leading his team to an all-important 87-77 win over Khimki Moscow Region to earn his second MVP of the Round honor this season. Read more here.

March 2, 2018 - Sloukas shines, Fenerbahce downs Madrid
In a battle between Turkish Airlines EuroLeague giants, Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul took a major step towards reaching the playoffs by topping Real Madrid 83-86 in the Spanish capital on Friday. Fenerbahce improved to 17-7 in the regular season standings. Read more here.

March 2, 2018 - Olympiacos in the playoffs with overtime win over Panathinaikos
In a tense drama that only a derby between such great rivals can produce, Olympiacos Piraeus secured a place in the playoffs by edging Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens on the road after overtime 85-87 on Friday in the Greek capital. Read more here.

March 2, 2018 - Rochestie, Bjelica lead Zvezda past Unicaja
In a battle that went down to the final seconds, Crvena Zvezda recorded its 10th victory of the season by topping Unicaja 80-76 at Aleksandar Nikolic Hall in the Serbian capital on Friday. Both teams now have 10-14 records in the standings. Read more here.

March 2, 2018 - Real Madrid, Maciulis part ways
Real Madrid and veteran Lithuanian forward Jonas Maciulis have reached an agreement to go their separate ways. Maciulis arrived to Madrid for the 2014-15 season and was one of the members of the team that won the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague title in the Madrid Final Four in 2015. Read more here.

March 2, 2018 - Barcelona's Hanga out 4 to 6 weeks with knee injury
FC Barcelona Lassa learned on Friday it is likely to finish the regular season without the services of one of its most consistent performers, forward Adam Hanga. The EuroLeague’s reigning Best Defender Trophy winner suffered a left knee injury during the team’s Round 24 road loss at Zalgiris. Read more here.

March 2, 2018 - Partizan NIS extended with Bandja Sy
The black and white forward Bandja Sy has extended his cooperation with Partizan NIS. The French international has put his signature on a new contract, that will keep him in the black and white jersey for the 2018-19 season as well. Read more here.

March 2, 2018 - Gran Canaria loses Eriksson for quarterfinals
Herbalife Gran Canaria's top scorer this season, Marcus Eriksson, will miss the 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals after he suffered a wrist injury playing with the Swedish national team over the weekend. Eriksson has averaged 15.4 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game. Read more here.

March 1, 2018 - Shengelia leads Baskonia past Khimki
Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz rallied from an early double-digit deficit to beat Khimki Moscow Region 87-77 at Fernando Buesa Arena on Thursday. Baskonia improved to 11-13 in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season standings. Read more here.

March 1, 2018 - Bench sparks Milan past Efes
AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan used a big second quarter to build a comfortable lead and never looked back en route to defeating visiting Anadolu Efes Istanbul 77-64 on Thursday night. Milan improved to 8-16 with the win, while Efes dropped to 6-18. Read more here.

March 1, 2018 - Valencia shoots down Brose with 15 triples
Valencia Basket set a club record with 15 three-pointers in defeating Brose Bamberg 86-70 Thursday at La Fonteta. Alberto Abalde tied a career high with 18 points to lead five Valencia scorers in double figures. Fernando San Emeterio and Bojan Dubljevic finished with 16 and 14 points. Read more here.

March 1, 2018 - De Colo, defense let CSKA romp in Tel Aviv
After qualifying first to the playoffs, CSKA Moscow took aim at its next goal, a top-four finish, by shutting down host Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv 73-93 on Thursday. CSKA raised its first-place record to 19-5 and got closer to clinching home-court advantage in the playoffs. Read more here.

March 1, 2018 - Toupane, Pangos lead Zalgiris to 15th win
Zalgiris Kaunas got closer to clinching a historic playoffs spot by downing FC Barcelona Lassa 90-74 at Zalgirio Arena on Thursday. Zalgiris improved to 15-9 in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season standings while Barcelona dropped to 7-17. Read more here.

March 1, 2018 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 24
EuroLeague powerhouses will butt heads in Round 24 with a possibility of two more teams snagging playoff tickets. Two of the competition’s winningest sides clash on Thursday when Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv hosts CSKA Moscow. Read more here.


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