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  News archive March 2020


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March 31, 2020 - Cerrado inks Jose Victor Jeronimo
Cerrado Basquete (CBC League) signed 28-year old naturalized Spaniard center Jose Victor Jeronimo (208-91). He just played at AB Ancud in Chilean Liga Nacional. In 15 games he had 6.7ppg and 5.0rpg this season. Read more here.

March 31, 2020 - KFUM Jamtland Basket and Torbjorn Gehrke part ways
KFUM Jamtland Basket (Basketligan) and coach Torbjorn Gehrke parted ways. Gehrke has worked there for the last six years. He helped them to make it to the semifinals. Gehrke was coaching Swedish Senior National Team back in 2008. Read more here.

March 30, 2020 - Marcus Smart cleared from coronavirus
Marcus Smart has been cleared from the coronavirus COVID-19 a couple of days ago, he revealed via a post on Twitter on Sunday evening. The Boston Celtics guard joined Rudy Gobert, Donovan Mitchell and Christian Wood as known NBA players that recovered. Read more here.

March 30, 2020 - Kalev/Cramo terminates all contracts, considers closing the club
Ten days ago, the Estonian team opted to announce its decision to prematurely end its 2019-20 run, prior to the VTB United League canceling the season. The emergency was caused by the coronavirus pandemic and one member of the team testing positive. Read more here.

March 30, 2020 - Sabrina Ionescu wins Women’s Player of the Year unanimously
Oregon Duck’s women’s basketball star Sabrina Ionescu continued her hall of fame career winning AP women’s player of the year unanimously. The 22 year old senior was the first player since Breanna Stewart (2016) to win the award with a clean sweep. Read more here.

March 29, 2020 - French Federation shuts down its competitions for 2019-2020
The French Basketball Federation announced that all the competitions for 2019-2020 that are held by the organization are canceled amid the coronavirus crisis. The only exception is the Women’s Basketball League for which a final decision will be taken on April 10. Read more here.

March 28, 2020 - Lionel Bosco takes over Sacha Massot's position as Head Coach at Liege Basket
Sacha Massot will leave VOO Liege Basket and replace Brian Lynch as Head Coach of Hubo Limburg United next season. Lionel Bosco, who was the assistant coach of Sacha Massot, has therefore accepted the challenge as new Head Coach of VOO Liege Basket. Read more here.

March 28, 2020 - Brian Lynch succeeded as Head Coach by Sacha Massot
Sacha Massot who coached VOO Liege Basket from 2018 to 2020 will replace Brian Lynch at Hubo Limburg United next season. Massot's assistant at VOO Liege Basket, accepted the job of Head Coach of the Fervent City's professional basketball club for nex season. Read more here.

March 28, 2020 - Radovan Trifunovic leaves Slovenian NT
Radovan Trifunovic will no longer be coaching the Slovenian National Team. He took over the National Team back in 2017. Trifunovic replaced Igor Kokoskov at helm. Previously Radovan Trifunovic worked as assistant coach with the Slovenian National Team. Read more here.

March 28, 2020 - Italian League to reportedly cancel the season without proclaiming a champion
The Italian League will cancel its 2019-20 season without proclaiming a champion, according to  La Gazzetta dello Sport. There are no sanitary and technical conditions to resume activity in the short term while it’s questionable if it could be done later down the road. Read more here.

March 28, 2020 - Pieti Poikola has penned deal with Lahti
Pieti Poikola will take over in Lahti. The coach has agreed on terms of 2+2 contract with the team. Poikola used to work with Kouvot, Pyrinto, FoKoPo and Aura Basket in Finland. He also coached Tindastoll in Iceland. Read more here.

March 27, 2020 - Fenerbahce confirms COVID-19 cases
Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul announced on Friday that four members of the team – including a player, a member of the technical sports staff and two members of the administrative team – tested positive for COVID-19. Read more here.

March 27, 2020 - Tavrion Dawson extends deal with Jamtland
Tavrion Dawson renewed his deal with Jamtland. The forward will stay in Sweden for 2020-21 season. Tavrion Dawson played just one game for Jamtland in 2019-20 season. He notched 18 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists in it. He was out since with a broken leg. Read more here.

March 27, 2020 - Henry Preira extends contract with Andrezieux
Henry Preira (198-F/C-94) and Andrezieux have agreed on terms of contract extension. The centre joined the team at the start of the season. He averaged 6.7 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per game in NM1. Previously he played for Challans. Read more here.

March 27, 2020 - Zaytsev's Taiwan Beer deliver another victory
Igor Zaytsev's Taiwan Beer deliver another victory. The team overcame Yulon Luxgen. First ranked Taiwan Beer managed to get a 9-point victory 106-97. Taiwan Beer dominated down low during the game scoring 56 of its points in the pain. Read more here.

March 27, 2020 - Edvinas Seskus paces his team to another win in Taiwan
Edvinas Seskus (196-G/F-95) paced his team to another win in Taiwan, one of the only Leagues played at the moment. Pauian overcame Bank of Taiwan 94-88 on Thursday night. Pauian looked well-organized offensively handing out 30 assists. Read more here.

March 27, 2020 - VTB United League has cancelled the remainder of 2019/20 season
Upon online voting, the Board of the League has decided to terminate season 2019-20 due to negative developments in COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no champion of 2019-20 season due to absence of sports criteria: the teams played different number of games. Read more here.

March 25, 2020 - ECA Shareholders Executive Board meets to discuss COVID-19 situation
The Euroleague Commercial Assets Shareholders Executive Board met remotely on Wednesday, March 25, to analyze the evolution of the COVID-19 global pandemic in its collective and individual businesses, including the competitions and communities. Read more here.

March 25, 2020 - Zeljko Obradovic and his family will return to Serbia
With the basketball season on pause, Zeljko Obradovic will return to Serbia with a government-arranged flight. The Turkish League announced the suspension of the competition, due to the coronavirus pandemic, a couple of days ago. Read more here.

March 24, 2020 - David Gabrovsek leaves Novosybirsk
25-year old Slovenian forward David Gabrovsek (201-102kg-94, college: Missouri Baptist) left BC Novosybirsk (Superleague 1). In 11 games in Russia he recorded 10.4ppg and 4.2rpg this season. Gabrovsek also played for Terme Olimia in Slovenian league. Read more here.

March 24, 2020 - Justin Roberson extends deal with Burevestnik
Justin Roberson (185-G-93, college: ULM) and Burevestnik have agreed on terms of contract extension. The new deal is meant for 2020-21 season. The guard joined Burevestnik at the start of the season. He averaged 19.5 points per game in Superleague 1. Read more here.

March 24, 2020 - EuroLeague sets conference call to extend hiatus
EuroLeague Board will have a conference call meeting on Wednesday to discuss developments and the coronavirus pandemic impact on the 2019-20 season. Travel restrictions imposed all around Europe prevent a normal meeting prompting a conference call instead. Read more here.

March 23, 2020 - Valencia, Dubljevic pen three-year extension
Valencia Basket and center Bojan Dubljevic signed a contract extension that will keep them together for three more years, until the end of the 2022-23 season, the club announced Monday. Valencia retains an option to extend his contract for an additional season. Read more here.

March 22, 2020 - James White leaves Ural Ekaterinburg
26-year old American forward James White (204-100kg-93, college: Georgia Tech) left Ural Ekaterinburg (Superleague 1). In 11 games in Russia he recorded 12.8ppg, 8.2rpg, 1.4apg and 1.5spg this season. Read more here.

March 22, 2020 - Chris Singleton proposes alternative format to complete EuroLeague season
Chris Singleton proposed an alternative format to complete the 2019/20 EuroLeague season. Singleton suggests the EuroLeague should adopt the NCAA format (March Madness) and replace the remainder of the regular season and the best-of-five playoff series. Read more here.

March 22, 2020 - Deni Avdija reportedly on Cavaliers’ radar
Maccabi Tel Aviv’s Deni Avdija is on the Cleveland Cavaliers’radar, according to Cleveland.com’s Chris Fedor, who reported that the Cavs have done extensive work scouting the Israeli guard/forward. Avdija is a projected top-10 pick in the 2020 NBA Draft, probably even top-5. Read more here.

March 22, 2020 - Khimki building a training schedule based on dates announced
Both the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague and VTB United League seasons are temporarily suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, but Khimki players have resumed practices. General manager, Pavel Astakhov talked with RIA Novosti about the developing situation. Read more here.

March 22, 2020 - Doron Lamb and Darussafaka part ways
While the play in Turkish League has been suspended, Darussafaka and Doron Lamb reached a mutual agreement to part ways, the club announced. Doron Lamb played 19 games in Turkey this season. Read more here.

March 20, 2020 - Euroleague Basketball mourns Borislav Stankovic
Euroleague Basketball joins the world basketball community in mourning the passing of Borislav Stankovic at his home in Belgrade at the age of 94. Mr. Stankovic's life-long work helped lay the foundation for basketball becoming the global game that it is today. Read more here.

March 20, 2020 - Panathinaikos, Pitino agree to part ways
Panathinaikos OPAP Athens and Hall of Fame head coach Pick Pitino have agreed to end their cooperation in the face of the COVID-19 that has forced the suspension of play in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague. Read more here.

March 16, 2020 - Zadar part ways with Bryon Allen
Zadar announced that they have parted ways with American guard Bryon Allen. The two sides have terminated their contract by mutual agreement. Allen arrived in Zadar last summer, while he was the team’s top scorer in the previous part of the 2019-20 ABA League regular season. Read more here.

March 14, 2020 - FIBA Europe confirms suspension of EuroLeague and EuroCup Women, FIBA Europe Cup until the end of the club season
FIBA Board decided to suspend indefinitely and without resuming until the end of the current club season all games of the competitions organized by FIBA Europe (EuroLeague Women, EuroCup Women and FIBA Europe Cup). Read more here.

March 14, 2020 - VTB league 2019-20 season suspended
The management of the Leauge – upon discussion with the clubs and considering the situation in European and global sports, especially basketball – has resolved to suspend season 2019-20. Read more here.

March 13, 2020 - Real Madrid player tests positive for coronavirus
Real Madrid announced on Thursday morning that one of its basketball players has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and both the club's basketball and football teams have been placed under quarantine. Read more here.

March 12, 2020 - Euroleague Basketball competitions suspended
Euroleague Basketball in agreement with its clubs has taken the decision to temporarily suspend all 2019-20 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, 7DAYS EuroCup and Euroleague Basketball Adidas Next Generation Tournament games until further notice. Read more here.

March 12, 2020 - ABA competitions suspended
Considering the current situation with the Coronavirus outbreak and in order to protect the health and safety of players, coaches, officials and fans, the ABA League j.t.d. announces that all of the competitions under the ABA umbrella are suspended with immediate effect. Read more here.

March 11, 2020 - Cibona and Partizan NIS to play in front of empty stands due to coronavirus situation
The game of the 22nd round of the ABA League Regular Season between Cibona and Partizan NIS will be played in front of empty stands, with a goal of preventing the spread of coronavirus (Covid – 19). Read more here.

March 11, 2020 - Euroleague Basketball games in Italy to be relocated
Euroleague Basketball is constantly monitoring the situation including WHO (World Health Organization) and national administration announcements and recommendations towards the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Read more here.

March 10, 2020 - ABA league Round 21 MVP: Derek Needham (Mornar)
We have the MVP of the 21st round of the season and it is Mornar guard Derek Needham, for the second time this season. Needham dominated the court in Topolica Sports Hall in the game of his team against Krka. Read more here.

March 9, 2020 - Partizan NIS seal the 1st place in the regular season by beating Mega Bemax at home court
Partizan NIS have sealed the 1st place in the 2019-20 ABA League regular season by beating Mega Bemax at home court in the last match of Round 21. This means that Partizan NIS will face the 4th placed team of the regular season in the competition semi-finals. Read more here.

March 9, 2020 - Khimki win, Avtodor show spirit
Khimki beat Avtodor 79:74. Before the game there was pleasant ceremony for Khimki – United League’s CEO Ilona Korstin honored Devin Booker with February MVP award. And young player from Khimki-2 Vladislav Odinokov received the same award in Junior League. Read more here.

March 9, 2020 - CSKA outpace Loko in Krasnodar with record attendance
CSKA beat Lokomotiv-Kuban on the road – 77:71. Lokomotiv Kuban (13-5) and CSKA (14-4) are directly competing for the second place in the League. This game was the most important for the both teams at the end of the season. Read more here.

March 9, 2020 - Miller-McIntyre beats the buzzer and keeps Olimpija in Playoffs race
In the Match of the 21st round of the ABA League season, Cedevita Olimpija have prevailed over Buducnost VOLI and remain in the Playoffs race with one round remaining in the regular season. Codi Miller-McIntyre led winners with 17 points. Read more here.

March 9, 2020 - Crvena zvezda mts beat FMP on the road
Crvena zvezda mts have scored a convincing away win against their city rivals FMP. The red & whites were just brilliant in the 1st half of this match in which they scored 56 points, including 8 three-pointers, while they were 14/14 from free throws in that period. Read more here.

March 9, 2020 - 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 MVP: Devin Williams, Tofas Bursa
The 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 served as uncharted waters for both Tofas Bursa and its center Devin Williams and thanks to the stellar performances by the latter, the team passed through successfully to continue its challenge for EuroCup glory. Read more here.

March 8, 2020 - Xavi Pascual begins with a win in Krasnoyarsk
Zenit beat Enisey on the road – 84:67. Enisey and Zenit had even records before the game (7-11) and pretend to fight for play-off spots. Zenit from the beginning of the game turned on their long-range mode. Read more here.

March 8, 2020 - Kalev beat Astana and get back to play-off zone
Kalev beat Astana on the road – 78:83. In November, Kalev beat Astana – 84:76. Kazakhstan crew wanted to take revenge, and beginning of the game proved it: Vinales and Cotton made 10-0 run and helped their team win starting quarter, scoring 16 points combined. Read more here.

March 8, 2020 - Zadar stronger than Koper Primorska
Zadar have demonstrated another good home game in the ABA League, as they have beaten Koper Primorska. Not many have expected this kind of an outcome, as Zadar have been the last-placed ahead of the 21st round and Koper Primorska were still aiming for the Playoffs. Read more here.

March 7, 2020 - UNICS send Nizhny Novgorod to 10th place
UNICS downed Nizhny Novgorod on the road – 95:83. Last week, Nizhny Novgorod (7-10) broke Loko’s winning streak and climbed to the 7th place remaining in the fight for the playoffs. UNICS (11-6) were ranked 4th before this game. Read more here.

March 7, 2020 - Zielona Gora down Tsmoki and climb up to 6th place
Zielona Gora beat Tsmoki-Minsk in away game – 80:73. The game remained scoreless for the first two minutes as the teams were very cautious. Only 33 points were scored in the first quarter with the smallest MInsk’s lead – 17:16. Read more here.

March 7, 2020 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 28 MVP: Shane Larkin, Anadolu Efes Istanbul
Shane Larkin re-wrote history books while powering Anadolu Efes to a 91-79 home win over Olympiacos and earning, in the process, another MVP of the Round honor. Larkin scored 40 points, becoming the first player this century with two 40-point games to his name. Read more here.

March 7, 2020 - Mornar gets closer to Playoffs with a win over Krka
Mornar are another step closer to reaching the Playoffs, as they have prevailed over Krka at home and grabbed their 13th win of the season in the ABA League. Mornar are now a win above their main competitors in the Playoffs race – Cedevita Olimpija and Koper Primorska. Read more here.

March 6, 2020 - Janning, Shengelia complete Baskonia's thrilling comeback
Baskonia rallied from a 17-point deficit over 11 minutes to edge ALBA Berlin 73-72 in a thrilling fashion at home. Baskonia trailed for almost 30 minutes and was behind 39-56 in the final minute of the third quarter, only to put together a 17-0 run and tie the score early in the fourth. Read more here.

March 6, 2020 - Red-hot Cibona down Igokea on the road
Cibona have scored a huge away win in the Round 21 opener as they defeated Igokea on the road. The Zagreb side have therefore made a major step away from the relegation zone and this win might secure them the ABA League status for the next season. Read more here.

March 6, 2020 - Zvezda shooters prove too much for Maccabi
Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade kept alive its long-shot hopes for the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs by using its long-range attack for a 92-76 victory at home over Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv. Billy Baron drained 5 three-pointers in scoring 22 points. Read more here.

March 6, 2020 - Jerebko, Shved lead Khimki to critical win
In a critical battle in the fight to reach the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs, Khimki Moscow Region downed visiting Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul 82-68 at Arena Mytishchi on Friday. Alexey Shved led the winners with 23 points. Read more here.

March 6, 2020 - Larkin hits 10 threes again to lift Efes
Shane Larkin made EuroLeague history again by scoring 40 points on a record-tying 10 three-point shots as Anadolu Efes Istanbul clinched home-court advantage in the playoffs by downing Olympiacos Piraeus 91-79 on Friday at the Sinan Erdem Dome. Read more here.

March 6, 2020 - ABA league, Round 21
Important game is coming to Laktaši, where Igokea will be hosting Cibona and both teams need a victory badly in their battle of avoiding the danger zone near the bottom of the ABA League standings. Read more here.

March 6, 2020 - 7Days EuroCup Top 16 Round 6 MVP, Devin Williams of Tofas Bursa
Devin Williams of Tofas Bursa turned in another monster performance in his team's Top 16 finale against MoraBanc Andorra to clinch MVP honors for Round 6 of the Top 16. The big man amassed 22 points on 8-of-10 two-point shooting plus 6-of-7 from the foul line. Read more here.

March 5, 2020 - CSKA secures playoff spot by crushing Panathinaikos
CSKA Moscow booked its place in the playoffs in emphatic fashion by crushing out-of-form Panathinaikos OPAP Athens 66-97 on the road. Darrun Hilliard led the way with 21 points on 5-of-9 three-point shooting, while Mike James scored 18 against his former club. Read more here.

March 5, 2020 - Virtus shoots its way into quarterfinals
Segafredo Virtus Bologna made 15 three-pointers and set a new club scoring record en route to a 96-106 win in a do-or-die game against Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul on Thursday night at Stark Arena in Belgrade, Serbia. The victory improved Virtus's record to 4-2. Read more here.

March 5, 2020 - Albicy rescues Zenit in OT win
Zenit St Petersburg snapped its six-game losing streak by edging Zalgiris Kaunas 76-75 after overtime at Sibur Arena on Thursday. Zenit improved to 8-20 in the standings while Zalgiris dropped to 12-16 and saw its three-game winning streak come to an end. Read more here.

March 5, 2020 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 27 MVP: Walter Tavares, Real Madrid
Walter Tavares anchored Real Madrid's 73-78 comeback road win against AX Armani Exchange Milan, and in the process earned MVP of Round 27 honors. Tavares scored 13 points on 6-for-7 two-point shooting, and also posted game-highs of 12 rebounds and 4 blocks. Read more here.

March 4, 2020 - Baskonia downs Bayern to end road woes
KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz stayed alive in the race for the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs by downing FC Bayern Munich 71-80 to end its road losing streak. Michael Eric scored 16 points and Zoran Dragic netted 13 points to lead Baskonia. Read more here.

March 4, 2020 - Joventut finishes season undefeated at home
Joventut Badalona finished its 2019-20 EuroCup season in style by topping Unicaja Malaga 101-86 at home on Wednesday. Joventut, which was eliminated earlier in the Top 16, finished third in Group G with a 3-3 record. Read more here.

March 4, 2020 - Barcelona holds firm to overcome spirited ALBA
FC Barcelona took another step towards securing homecourt advantage in the playoffs by gaining a hard-fought 80-84 victory over ALBA Berlin. Barcelona moved into a first-quarter lead, but ALBA bounced back to dominate the second quarter and led 46-38 at halftime. Read more here.

March 4, 2020 - Maccabi nips Efes to ensure playoffs return
Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv guaranteed its long-awaited return to the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs by beating first-place Anadolu Efes Istanbul 77-75 at home in Menora Mivtachim Arena in a thriller on Wednesday. Read more here.

March 4, 2020 - Monaco routs UNICS to finish atop Group G
AS Monaco dominated UNICS Kazan 85-60 on Wednesday night to finish atop Group G of the Top 16 with a 4-2 record. UNICS placed second at 3-3 and would have been first if it won. Monaco will take on the winner of game between Darussafaka and Virtus Bologna. Read more here.

March 4, 2020 - Tofas does just enough to get past Andorra
Tofas Bursa did just enough to finish off the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 with a victory in beating MoraBanc Andorra 97-94 at home. Devin Williams tallied 22 points to pace Tofas, which finished Group H with a 4-2 record and second place. Read more here.

March 4, 2020 - Kalinic's late heroics lift Fenerbahce
Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul defeated Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade 66-63 at Ulker Sports and Event Hall on Wednesday. Fenerbahce improved to 13-14 in the standings to climb to seventh in the standings, while Zvezda dropped to 10-17 and two wins outside of the playoff zone. Read more here.

March 4, 2020 - Darussafaka-Virtus EuroCup game to be played in Stark Arena
The Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul-Segafredo Virtus Bologna game for Round 6 of the 2019-20 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 has been rescheduled to be played in Stark Arena, Belgrade on Thursday March 5 2020, with tip-off at 18:15 CET. Read more here.

March 4, 2020 - ABA league MVP of February: Uros Lukovic (Mornar)
We have the fifth monthly MVP of the 2019/20 season. It is Uros Lukovic of Mornar. Mornar have been shining lately in the ABA League and for sure Uroš Lukovic, who has been dominating the courts wherever he has appeared, has contributed vastly to this success. Read more here.

March 4, 2020 - Devin Booker is February MVP
Khimki’s center Devin Booker was announced VTB United League February MVP of the month. Devin Booker was Khimki’s leader this month, averaging 23,7 points (75 – field goal percentage), 6,7 rebounds and 1,3 assists with 25,7 EFF points. Read more here.

March 4, 2020 - Tekele Cotton joins Kalev
Kalev signed American guard Tekele Cotton. For four seasons Tekele Cotton had been playing in NCAA for Wichita state university, from 2012 to 2015 with CSKA guard Ron Baker. First Cotton’s professional team was Ludwigsburg. Read more here.

March 3, 2020 - Promitheas sweeps Oldenburg to take first place
Promitheas Patras celebrated its qualification to the 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals in his debut season in the competition after beating EWE Baskets Oldenburg 72-97. The visitors led from the very beginning, amassing a double-digit advantage at the end of the first quarter. Read more here.

March 3, 2020 - Reyer to the quarterfinals
Umana Reyer Venice reached the 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals for the first time in club history after beating fellow Italian side Germani Brescia Leonessa 88-93 on the road. The win improved Reyer to 4-2 in Group F to finish in second place. Read more here.

March 3, 2020 - Tavares leads Real's comeback win
Real Madrid grabbed its sixth consecutive win by topping AX Armani 73-78. Real improved to 21-6 in the standings, while Milan dropped to 11-16. Rudy Fernandez led the winners with 16 points and Walter Tavares, Trey Thompkins and Nico Laprovittola each added 13. Read more here.

March 3, 2020 - McKissic powers Olympiacos in Greek derby
Olympiacos Piraeus gained local bragging rights by edging out eternal rival Panathinaikos OPAP Athens 81-78 at the Peace and Friendship Stadium. Predictably, the game was closely contested with neither team leading by more than 8 points at any stage. Read more here.

March 3, 2020 - Zalgiris takes key win over Khimki
Zalgiris Kaunas led from start to finish in defeating Khimki Moscow Region 96-85 on Tuesday evening at Zalgirio Arena. The Lithuanian champs won their third in a row and sixth in their last seven games to leapfrog Khimki in the standings. Read more here.

March 3, 2020 - CSKA inches closer to playoffs
CSKA Moscow got back on the winning track by holding off fellow-Russian rival Zenit St Petersburg 86-78 on Tuesday to open the latest double-round week in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague. CSKA improved to 18-9 and is on the verge of qualifying for the EuroLeague Playoffs. Read more here.

March 3, 2020 - Rytas exits with a home win
Rytas Vilnius finished its 7DAYS EuroCup season in style by downing Galatasaray Doga Sigorta 83-75 in the Lithuanian capital in Top 16 Group G. Rytas, which was eliminated before this game, finished third in the group with 3-3 record while Galatasaray ranked fourth at 2-4. Read more here.

March 3, 2020 - ABA league Round 20 MVP: Justin Cobbs (Buducnost VOLI)
We have the MVP of the 20th round of the season and it is Buducnost VOLI point guard Justin Cobbs, for the second time this season. Cobbs dominated the court in Moraca Sports Hall in the game of his team against Mornar. Read more here.

March 2, 2020 - Buducnost VOLI beat Mornar in the local derby
Buducnost VOLI have remained in the race for the 1st place in the 2019-20 ABA League regular season as they defeated Mornar in Podgorica in the last match of Round 20. The Blue troops were just brilliant in the 1st half in which they gained a 19-point lead. Read more here.

March 2, 2020 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 27
The latest double-round week provides several teams with the chance to seal playoff spots, secure their places in the top four or move into the all-important top eight. The two giants of Greek basketball will meet again with Olympiacos hosting archrival Panathinaikos in a highly meaningful derby. Read more here.

March 2, 2020 - 7Days EuroCup Top 16, Round 6
The final round of the Top 16 will give answers to a series of questions. There are still four quarterfinals tickets waiting to be booked and first place is still open in two of the four groups. Simultaneously, there is also a battle for the best Top 16 record. Read more here.

March 2, 2020 - Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul-Segafredo Virtus Bologna EuroCup game suspended
The Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul-Segafredo Virtus Bologna game for Round 6 of the 2019-20 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 has been suspended due to the impossibility for the away team, Segafredo Virtus Bologna, to enter into Turkish territory. Read more here.

March 2, 2020 - Milan-Real EuroLeague game, Brescia-Reyer EuroCup game to be played behind closed doors
The AX Armani Exchange Milan-Real Madrid game for Round 27 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season and the Germani Brescia Leonessa-Umana Reyer Venice game for Round 6 of the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 will be played behind closed doors. Read more here.

March 2, 2020 - CSKA extends big man Bolomboy
CSKA Moscow reached a new agreement with center Joel Bolomboy to keep working together until the end of the 2021-22 season, the club announced Monday. Bolomboy (2.04 meters, 26 years old) joined CSKA before the start of the 2018-19 season. Read more here.

March 2, 2020 - MVP for February: Nikola Mirotic, FC Barcelona
After a perfect month that he began and ended with game-winning shots on the road, forward Nikola Mirotic of FC Barcelona is Euroleague Basketball's choice as MVP for February in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague. Read more here.

March 1, 2020 - Marko Lukovic scores the full-court 3-pointer at the buzzer to win the game for Koper Primorska
Well, this was definitely one of the most exciting game-endings so far in the 2019/20 ABA League regular season! Koper Primorska have defeated Cibona by 79:78 after an unbelievable full-court 3-pointer scored by Marko Luković at the 4th quarter buzzer. Read more here.

March 1, 2020 - Zvezda prevailed over Cedevita Olimpija
Crvena zvezda mts are marching towards reaching their first goal of the season – qualifying for the ABA League Playoffs for the 2019-20 season. The red and white have convincingly triumphed over Cedevita Olimpija. Read more here.

March 1, 2020 - Astana win in Krasnoyarsk and catch up 7-team group
Astana beat Enisey on the road – 78:64. Enisey was coming up this game with serious roster troubles. Davion Berry left the team and one more key player Tomislav Zubcic was injured together with Chavaughn Lewis. Malcolm Hill was the main character in Astana’s offence. Read more here.

March 1, 2020 - PARMA tie own record for single-game 3-pointers, maintain playoff spot
PARMA beat Zielona Gora at home – 91:76. PARMA and Zielona Gora compete for playoffs. Both teams had 7-10 record before this game and the Russians – ranked 7th – were leading due to tie-break regulations. Read more here.

March 1, 2020 - Important win for Mega Bemax over Igokea
Mega Bemax fans have every reason to celebrate, as their favourite squad has beaten Igokea at home in Ranko Zeravica Sports Hall in Belgrade, grabbed their sixth win of the season and escaped the very bottom of the standings, where Zadar now stand alone with 5 triumphs on their record. Read more here.

March 1, 2020 - Nizhny back to playoffs snapping Loko’s 8-games winning streak
Nizhny Novgorod stopped Lokomotiv-Kuban at home – 96:93. Nizhny Novgorod (6-10) are fighting for the playoffs spot. They’ve met Loko (13-4) at the beginning of a challenging path: UNICS and Zenit are still ahead. Krasnodar had won 8 in a row before this game and were ranked 3rd. Read more here.

March 1, 2020 - Avtodor set scoring record to stop losing streak
Avtodor beat Tsmoki-Minsk at home – 109:90. Both teams had four victories before this game. However, Tsmoki are going through ups and downs, while Avtodor suffered a 7-game losing streak. The first quarter was an intense fight. Read more here.

March 1, 2020 - UNICS revenge Kalev
UNICS stop Kalev at home – 87:76. The guests paced up from the very beginning and dominated the first quarter as Kyle Vinales and young Sander Raieste scored 13 points jointly. However, UNICS took the lead as Jordan Theodor and Alex Tyus contributed in the offense. Read more here.

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