May 31, 2017 - Nadezhda ringing the changes for the new season Fans
in Orenburg are looking forward to watching a new-look Nadezhda team
after the Russian club outlined their plans for the 2017-18 EuroLeague
Women season. Maros Kovacik was replacing Roberto Iniguez, it isn't
only the Slovakian playcaller who will be a fresh face in the locker
room. Read more here.
May 30, 2017 - Khimki answers Zenit Khimki
defeated Zenit at home in Game 3 of the playoff semifinals, 97-73.
Shved was named the regular season MVP at halftime and stayed hot,
knocking down a ‘3’ to start the second half. Together with Marko
Todorovic and E.J. Rowland, Shved guided Moscow Region to victory. Read
May 30, 2017 - Alexey Shved wins VTB League Regular Season MVP Khimki
guard Alexey Shved has been named the 2016-17 VTB United League regular
season MVP. MVP award is determined by the League and TASS information
agency. The ceremony was held today in Khimki with League general
director Ilona Korstin on hand to present the trophy. Read more here.
May 30, 2017 - Top Greek and Italian clubs commit to Basketball Champions League Six
top clubs from Greece and Italy have renewed their commitment to
Basketball Champions League by signing for the upcoming 2017-18 season.
The second season of the Basketball Champions League will tip-off on
Saturday 19 September with the first round of Qualifications. Read more
May 30, 2017 - Young Sergi Martinez, four more years in Barca FC
Barcelona Lassa announced a contract extension with young Sergi
Martinez for four more years, until the end of the 2020-21 season.
Martinez was named to the all-tournament team last week at the
Euroleague Basketball ADIDAS NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT in Istanbul.
Read more here.
May 30, 2017 - Lukoil Academic defeat Beroe, earn third consecutive Bulgarian title Lukoil
Academic, who reached the Second Round in the FIBA Europe Cup this
season, lifted the Bulgarian crown for the 26th time in the club's
history after downing BC Beroe in the National Basketball League (NBL)
Finals. Read more here.
May 29, 2017 - Cedevita down Cibona, there will be Game 5 Cedevita
defeated Cibona in Game 4 of the 2016-17 Croatian Championship Finals
and leveled the score in the series to 2-2. It means that Game 5 will
decide who will be the champions of Croatia for the 2016-17 season.
And, Cibona will have the home court advantage in that clash. Read more
May 28, 2017 - Army Men overpower Loko in Game 2 CSKA
defeated Lokomotiv-Kuban at home in Game 2 of the playoff semifinals,
84-71. CSKA took control late in the 3rd quarter, knocking down nine of
10 free-throw attempts to go with 3’s from Nikita Kurbanov and Nando De
Colo. Read more here.
May 27, 2017 - Zenit seizes 2-0 lead Zenit
defeated Khimki at home in Game 2 of the playoff semifinals, 92-89.
Leading by as much as 16 midway through the 2nd quarter, visiting
Khimki had an excellent chance to steal home-court advantage in Game 2
of the semifinals. Read more here.
May 27, 2017 - Rasic-less U-BT Cluj-Napoca sweep Steaua CSM for Romanian title Before
hosting the FIBA EuroBasket 2017 later this year, the city of
Cluj-Napoca recaptured its basketball dazzle, with local side U-BT
Cluj-Napoca becoming the newly-crowned Romanian Basketball League
champions. Read more here.
May 27, 2017 - CSKA wins shootout vs. Loko CSKA
defeated Lokomotiv-Kuban at home in Game 1 of the playoff semifinals,
101-95. CSKA and Loko surprised everyone in the first half by engaging
in a full-fledged shootout, combining for 110 points in the opening 20
minutes! Read more here.
May 27, 2017 - Dimitris Itoudis named Coach of the Year CSKA
head coach Dimitris Itoudis has been named the 2016-17 VTB United
League Coach of the Year. He received his award today prior to Game 1
of the playoff semifinals against Lokomotiv. League president Sergey
Kushchenko was at the game to present Itoudis with the award. Read more
May 26, 2017 - Zenit draws first blood Zenit
defeated Khimki at home in Game 1 of the semifinals, 99-95. Stefan
Markovic, the Serbian guard gave Zenit a much-needed win to open the
series, stepping up in crunch time. He also nearly recorded a
double-double with 13 points and nine assists. Read more here.
May 26, 2017 - Cibona have taken the lead in the Croatian Championship Finals Cibona
defeated Cedevita in Game 3 of the 2016/17 Croatian Championship Finals
and took the lead in the series - 2-1. The Wolves are therefore just
one win away from winning the national title. Cibona have been in front
during the whole match. Read more here.
May 26, 2017 - Donar Groningen complete back-to-back in the Netherlands Donar
Groningen did not encounter any major obstacles in the final stretch of
the Dutch Basketball League season, as the Erik Braal-coached club
completed the club's first back-to-back in the Netherlands. Jeter
scored 22 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. Read more here.
May 25, 2017 - Double domestic crown for Union Olimpija Union
Olimpija of Ljubljana have been crowned as the new Slovenian national
champions, after they have won three out of the four opening games of
the Finals of Slovenian National Championship against Rogaska. Read
May 25, 2017 - Sixth straight national championship trophy for MZT In
the decisive fifth game of the series in the Macedonian National
Championship Finals, MZT Skopje Aerodrom have prevailed over Karpos
Sokoli after a thrilling finish at home in their Jane Sandanski Hall in
Skopje. Read more here.
May 25, 2017 - Sigal Prishtina celebrate another gold in Kosovo There
was no match for Sigal Prishtina in the Kosovo Basketball Superleague
once again, with the team from the capital retaining the domestic
championship for the fourth season in a row. Willie Kemp, Jabarie Hinds
and Mike Moser got job done for the club from the capital. Read more here.
May 24, 2017 - Series of decisions made at the ABA League j.t.d. Assembly After
a conclusion has been made that ABA League j.t.d. has had an
extraordinarily successful season, the Assembly of its clubs has made a
series of decisions at its session on 23 May 2017 in the International
Hotel in Zagreb, with a goal of further strengthening and progress of
the competition. Read more here.
May 24, 2017 - Draw results in for FIBA U16 Women’s Americas Championship 2017 The
FIBA U16 Women's Americas Championship will be played in Buenos Aires,
Argentina from June 7-11 and will feature the participation of
Argentina, Canada, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico,
USA and Venezuela. Read more here.
May 24, 2017 - Draw results in for FIBA U16 Americas Championship 2017 The
FIBA U16 Americas Championship will be played in Formosa, Argentina
from June 14-18 and will feature the participation of the National
Teams from Argentina, Canada, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Paraguay,
Puerto Rico, USA and Venezuela. Read more here.
May 22, 2017 - FIBA AfroBasket 2017 field set The
field for FIBA AfroBasket 2017 is set following the conclusion of an
Additional Qualifier on Sunday night that saw the Central African
Republic (CAF) beat Chad 67-64 in the Malian city of Bamako to claim
the last qualifying spot. Read more here.
May 22, 2017 - Sokoli bounced back – the finals in Macedonia levelled again The
finals of Macedonian National Championship are tied again. Karpos
Sokoli have beaten MZT Skopje Aerodrom at home court again and the
series are now at 2:2. The fifth game will decide the champion. Read
May 22, 2017 - Fenerbahce Istanbul joins list of EuroLeague champions Fenerbahce
Istanbul has joined the list of Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champions!
Fenerbahce captured the 2017 crown by overpowering Olympiacos Piraeus
80-64 in the championship game at Sinan Erdem Dome in Istanbul, Turkey
on Sunday. Read more here.
May 22, 2017 - Udoh caps historic Final Four with MVP award After
authoring one of the truly great Final Fours in competition history,
Ekpe Udoh was voted MVP of the 2017 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final
Four. Udoh led Fenerbahce Istanbul to its first ever EuroLeague crown
in an 80-64 victory over Olympiacos Piraeus on both ends of the floor.
Read more here.
May 22, 2017 - CSKA finishes season in third place CSKA
wrapped up its 2016-17 EuroLeague season by downing Real Madrid 70-94
in the 3rd place game. Victory over Madrid not only served as a sweet
finish to an otherwise disappointing Final Four for CSKA, but ensured
CSKA the league’s overall best record for the season at 26-9. Read more
May 22, 2017 - Mega Bemax second in Europe In
the final game of the EuroLeague’s Adidas Next Generation Tournament,
Mega Bemax U18 team were unfortunately unable to outscore their rivals
of the CFBB Paris, after a comeback by the French side in the final
quarter. Read more here.
May 21, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four, Finals The
showdown that everyone has been waiting for is finally here: Olympiacos
Piraeus vs. Fenerbahce Istanbul in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague
Championship Game! Olympiacos and Fenerbahce survived their respective
semifinal battles and will meet in the grand finale for the first time
ever. Read more here.
May 21, 2017 - Madrid's Llull is crowned the 2016-17 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague MVP After
thrilling fans all over the continent with his skill and daring
throughout the most competitive season in the history of European
basketball, Sergio Llull of Real Madrid was rewarded for his virtuoso
accomplishments by being named the MVP of the 2016-17 EuroLeague. Read
May 21, 2017 - The finals in Slovenia extended to four games In
the third game of the Slovenian National Championship Finals, Rogaska
bounced back after two victories of Union Olimpija in the opening two
rounds and cut the deficit in the series to 2:1 in favour of Ljubljana
side. There will be at least four games played in the finals in
Slovenia. Read more here.
May 21, 2017 - They are still the best team in BiH - Igokea win their 6th national title Igokea
defeated Bosna Royal Jelly in the decisive 5th game of the 2016/17
Bosnia & Herzegovina Championship and therefore claimed the
national title for the 6th time in club's history. Robinson led winners
with 17 points. Read more here.
May 20, 2017 - MZT Skopje Aerodrom in the lead in the Finals of Macedonia MZT
Skopje Aerodrom have jumped into the lead in the Finals of the
Macedonian National Championship, where they have beaten Karpos Sokoli
at home court in Jane Sananski Arena for the 2:1 lead in victories.
Read more here.
May 20, 2017 - Olimpija a step away from new trophy Union
Olimpija have beaten Rogaška also in the second game of the Slovenian
National Championship Finals and now only one more triumph separates
them from claiming their second domestic trophy of the season. Read
May 20, 2017 - Spanoulis leads another comeback to send Olympiacos to title game Olympiacos
Piraeus will play for its fourth EuroLeague title after erasing a
13-point deficit to beat CSKA Moscow 78-82 in a thrilling first
semifinal at the 2017 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four at Sinan
Erdem Dome in Istanbul, Turkey, on Friday. Read more here.
May 20, 2017 - Dominant Udoh, Fenerbahce topple Madrid to reach title game Fenerbahce
Istanbul led from start to finish in defeating Real Madrid 84-75 on
Friday night at Sinan Erdem Dome in Istanbul and clinching a spot in
the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Championship Game for the second
straight season. Ekpe Udoh starred with 18 points, 12 rebounds. Read
May 20, 2017 - Mirsad Turkcan honored as Euroleague Basketball Legend One
of the most visible faces in European basketball's recent history,
Mirsad Turkcan, joined a select club of Euroleague Basketball Legends
at halftime of the semifinal game between Fenerbahce Istanbul and Real
Madrid on Friday night, as he was named Euroleague Basketball Legend.
Read more here.
May 19, 2017 - Oostende set out for their sixth title in a row, as FIBA Europe Cup teams fill Play-Off field in Belgium There
will be a lot of familiar faces in the Belgian EuroMillions Basketball
League Play-Offs for fans of the FIBA Europe Cup, with all six teams
from Belgium that played internationally getting a taste of post-season
action. Read more here.
May 19, 2017 - French Pro A switches to Play-Off mode; can Nanterre complete the triple crown? After
winning the French Cup and celebrating the FIBA Europe Cup last month,
the Pascal Donnadieu-coached Nanterre 92 are now aiming for their third
trophy to complete an already historic season with a triple crown. Read
May 19, 2017 - Drama as Yakin Dogu Universitesi crowned champions of Turkey There
was a stunning conclusion to the Turkish League season as Yakin Dogu
Universitesi beat Fenerbahce 76-75 in game five to win the
championship. Kayla McBride stepped up to save the day with some late
interventions. Read more here.
May 19, 2017 - Mega Bemax perform mega comeback, Zvezda suffer defeat against CSKA The
2016-17 Euroleague Adidas Next Generation Tournament Final Eight has
officially started in Istanbul, while one out of two ABA League
representatives has scored a win in the opening round. Mega were down
by 13 points at the halftime - 27:40, but at the end they won the
match. Read more here.
May 19, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four, Semifinals All
eyes will be on Istanbul Friday night as the thrilling 2016-17 Turkish
Airlines EuroLeague season gets even more exciting with the Final Four
blasting off at Sinan Erdem Dome with a pair of mouth-watering
semifinals. Read more here.
May 19, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four Semifinal A preview: Fenerbahce Istanbul vs. Real Madrid The
Sinan Erdem Dome is expected to be rocking when last season’s
runner-up, Fenerbahce Istanbul, and nine-time EuroLeague champion Real
Madrid clash in the second semifinal of the Final Four on Friday.
Madrid arrives with a EuroLeague best 26-8 record. Read more here.
May 19, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four Semifinal B preview: CSKA Moscow vs. Olympiacos Piraeus The
action at the Final Four tips off with a clash between reigning
champion CSKA Moscow and Olympiacos Piraeus. CSKA swept the regular
season series between two teams, winning 75-81 on the road in Piraeus
in Round 5 and 90-86 at home on the final day of the regular season.
Read more here.
May 18, 2018 - Adidas Next Generation Tournament, Day 1 Six
former winners have come to Istanbul looking to have their names
engraved on the trophy as the 2016-17 EUROLEAGUE BASKETBALL ADIDAS NEXT
GENERATION TOURNAMENT champions in this historic 15th edition of the
annual under-18 showcase event. Read more here.
May 18, 2017 - Major comeback for Cedevita’s 1:0 lead in the finals Cedevita
have beaten Cibona in the first game of the Croatian National
Championship Finals after a major comeback made in the second half.
They are now in front by one win in the final series of the domestic
championship. Read more here.
May 17, 2017 - Karpos Sokoli level the score against MZT Skopje Aerodrom Karpos
Sokoli defeated MZT Skopje Aerodrom in Game 2 of the 2016-17 Macedonian
Championship Finals and leveled the score in the series to 1-1. The
teams were all tied after the 1st quarter - 26:26, while then Karpos
Sokoli started dominating the court in the 2nd period. Read more here.
May 17, 2017 - Bosna force Game 5 in the BiH Championship Finals There
will be drama in the 2016-17 Bosnia & Herzegovina Championship
Finals. Bosna Royal Jelly downed Igokea, tied the score in the series
to 2-2 and stayed alive in the race for the national title. It means
that Game 5 will determine who will be the champion of Bosnia &
Herzegovina. Read more here.
May 17, 2017 - Olimpija beat Rogaska in Game 1, Jankovic is the hero of the day Union
Olimpija defeated Rogaska on the road in Game 1 of the 2016-17
Slovenian Championship Finals. Nikola Jankovic made the game-winning
2-pointer at the buzzer! Game 2 is scheduled for May 19. Read more here.
May 15, 2017 - MZT have taken the lead in the Macedonian Championship Finals It
was really intense at the start of the 2016-17 Macedonian Championship
Finals. MZT Skopje Aerodrom prevailed over Karpos Sokoli at home court,
but only after the visitors missed the crucial shot in the final
seconds of the match. Read more here.
May 15, 2017 - Kataja Basket soar to the top again in Finland Kataja
Basket celebrated their second Finnish title, knocking off Regular
Season winners Salon Vilpas 4-2 in the Korisliiga Finals to reclaim the
national trophy after a one-year break. Jerekious Bradley led the
winners with 24 points, 9 rebounds, 3 steals and 3 blocks in the last
game of the series. Read more here.
May 14, 2017 - Igokea a step away from domestic glory In
the third game of the Bosnia and Herzegovina National Championship
Finals, Igokea have defeated Bosna Royal Jelly for the second time and
now only one more triumph separates them from being crowned domestic
league champions for the fifth time in a row. Read more here.
May 12, 2017 - Olimpija will fight with Rogaska for the trophy in Slovenia Union
Olimpija have received their opponents for the Final series of
Slovenian National Championship - Rogaska, which have eliminated
Zlatorog in the Semi-finals in three games, after a comeback from a 1:0
deficit in the series. Read more here.
May 12, 2017 - Musa shines, Cedevita advance to the Finals Cedevita
defeated Split at home court and won this semifinal series by 2-0 in
victories. The MVP of Game 2 was one of the best young players in the
whole region - Dzanan Musa. He scored 24 points for Cedevita with
outstanding shooting percentage - 6/7 FG2, 4/5 FG3. Read more here.
May 12, 2017 - Lokomotiv eliminates UNICS, Rochestie stays hot Lokomotiv-Kuban
defeated UNICS on the road in Game 4 of the quarterfinals, 84-79.
Lokomotiv opened the game on a 13-0 run and never trailed, advancing to
the playoff semifinals with an 84-79 win in Kazan. Taylor Rochestie led
the visitors in scoring for the third consecutive game, scoring 21.
Read more here.
May 11, 2017 - The 2016-17 All-EuroLeague Team presented by 7DAYS The
Turkish Airlines EuroLeague enjoyed historic firsts throughout an
unprecedented 2016-17 season, none more important than every elite team
in Europe playing every other, home and away, for the first time ever,
guaranteeing great entertainment for fans across the continent. Read
May 11, 2017 - It's all tied in Bosnia and Herzegovina - Bosna defeated Igokea Bosna
Royal Jelly are back in the race for the championship title in Bosnia
& Herzegovina. The squad from Sarajevo defeated Igokea in Game 2 of
the 2016-17 Finals and therefore tied the score in the series to 1-1.
Read more here.
May 11, 2017 - Cibona qualified for the 2016-17 Croatian Championship Finals Cibona
have booked their place in the 2016-17 Croatian Championship Finals
after beating Sibenik for the second time in just couple of days.
Cibona have been in front throughout the whole match, while Sibenik
only managed to reduce the gap to 66:64 in the middle of the last
quarter. Read more here.
May 11, 2017 - Rogaska keep their title hopes alive, there will be Game 3 Rogaska
defeated Zlatorog Lasko on the road in Game 2 of the 2016-17 Slovenian
Championship Semi-Finals and leveled the score in the series to 1-1.
The visitors made a stunning comeback in the 4th quarter which they won
by 27:11 and managed to stay in the race for the national title. Read
May 11, 2017 - Lokomotiv seizes momentum with Game 3 win Lokomotiv-Kuban
defeated UNICS on the road in Game 3 of the quarterfinals, 83-71.
Taylor Rochestie led Krasnodar’s offense once again, scoring 21 points
on 7-13 shooting. Matt Janning added 18, going 4-5 from downtown. Read
May 11, 2017 - Army Men complete sweep in Astana CSKA
defeated Astana on the road, 91-73, in Game 3 of the quarterfinals.
Nando De Colo led the visitors with 18 points and eight assists, giving
CSKA a 3-0 series sweep to set up a semifinal showdown with either
Lokomotiv-Kuban or UNICS. Read more here.
May 10, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Rising Star Trophy: Madrid's Doncic is unanimous winner After
putting together one of the greatest seasons by a teenager in European
basketball history, Luka Doncic of Real Madrid was the unanimous choice
of Turkish Airlines EuroLeague head coaches to win the EuroLeague
Rising Star Trophy for the 2016-17 season. Read more here.
May 10, 2017 - Cedevita inks Musa long term Cedevita
Zagreb has invested in its future by inking a long-term contract with
its teenage star Dzanan Musa, club announced on Tuesday. For Musa (203
meters, 18 years old) this is first professional contract, tying him
with the club from the Croatian capital until the summer of 2020. Read
May 10, 2017 - ABA League rivals to battle for trophy in Macedonia The
Finals of the Macedonian National Championship are set and the same two
teams that have previously battled for the cup trophy will once again
be on the big stage – MZT Skopje Aerodrom will fight against Karpos
Sokoli, which have both swept their semi-final series. Read more here.
May 10, 2017 - Olimpija reached the Finals in Slovenia After
two years of break, Union Olimpija have returned to Slovenian National
Championship Finals and they did it by sweeping the semi-final series
against Krka with 2:0. They are now waiting for their opponents in the
gold medal series. Read more here.
May 9, 2017 - Adam Hanga of Baskonia captures Best Defender Trophy Adam
Hanga has long been building his reputation as an elite defender and
now the head coaches from the EuroLeague have voted him as the best.
EuroLeague Basketball is pleased to announce Hanga as the winner of the
Best Defender Trophy award for the 2016-17 season. Read more here.
May 9, 2017 - Khimki sweeps to Semis Khimki
defeated Enisey on the road in Game 3 of the playoff quarterfinals,
89-68. 81is number of points scored by Alexey Shved in the series. He
was a key factor in every game, helping Khimki earn a sweep. Marko
Todorovic added 16 points. Read more here.
May 9, 2017 - Suleiman Braimoh wins Sixth Man of the Year Enisey
forward Suleiman Braimoh has been named the 2016-17 VTB United League
Sixth Man of the Year. He was honored prior to Game 3 of the playoff
quarterfinals in Krasnoyarsk on Tuesday, receiving his award from
Krasnoyarsk Krai governor Viktor Tolokonsky. Read more here.
May 9, 2017 - Spanish connection leads a revolution at Uniqa Sopron Hungarian
champions Uniqa Sopron have gone to work early and confirmed some
radical changes for the 2017-18 season after hiring Roberto Iniguez as
head coach. The Spanish play-caller moves from Nadezhda Orenburg. Read
May 9, 2017 - Basketball Champions League announces next season’s competition format, calendar and improved financial benefits A
few weeks away from the first Final Four, pinnacle event of this
inaugural season of the Basketball Champions League, the preparations
for next season are already going full swing. The Qualifications will
take place in three rounds (home & away for each round). Read more here.
May 9, 2017 - Alphonso Ford Top Scorer Trophy goes to Keith Langford of Unics After
scoring the most points ever in a single Turkish Airlines EuroLeague
season and averaging the most by any qualified player this decade,
Keith Langford of Unics Kazan has more than earned the Alphonso Ford
Top Scorer Trophy for the 2016-17 season. Read more here.
May 9, 2017 - Breaks for Cedevita and Cibona in Croatia At
the start of the Croatian National Championship Semi-finals, the ABA
League representatives Cedevita and Cibona made the first steps towards
the finals by making breaks on the road in their series against Šibenik
and Split, respectively. Read more here.
May 8, 2017 - Sokoli and MZT step away from Finals in Macedonia In
the Semi-finals of the Macedonian National Championship, Karpos Sokoli
and MZT Skopje Aerodrom have both taken 2:0 advantages over their
rivals of Rabotnicki and Kumanovo 2009. They need just one more triumph
each to advance to the Finals. Read more here.
May 8, 2017 - Kuban slugs Kazan in Game 2 Lokomotiv-Kuban
defeated UNICS at home in Game 2 of the quarterfinals, 92-76. Lokomotiv
took control in the 1st quarter by shooting 65% from the field. Taylor
Rochestie, who finished with a game-high 26, scored nine points in the
period to give the home team a 28-18 lead. Read more here.
May 8, 2017 - Kevin Jones wins April MVP Lokomotiv-Kuban
center Kevin Jones has been named the VTB United League April MVP. The
monthly MVP award is determined by the League and TASS information
agency. Jones beat out CSKA forward Nikita Kurbanov and Enisey center
Frank Elegar for the April MVP. Read more here.
May 8, 2017 - CSKA uses depth to wear down Astana CSKA
defeated Astana at home in Game 2 of the quarterfinals, 94-74. CSKA
shot 57% from the field and 12 players scored at least five points en
route to a 94-74 win in Game 2. Nando De Colo set the tone at both ends
of the court, shooting 70% for 15 points to go with four steals. Read
May 7, 2017 - The Dragons showed their power - Olimpija beat Krka on the road Union
Olimpija scored a huge away win against Krka in Game 1 of the 2016-17
Slovenian Championship Semi-Finals. The winner was decided in overtime
in which Union Olimpija top scorers from tonight's match Brendon
Jefferson and Gregorz Hrovat made two key 3-pointers. Read more here.
May 7, 2017 - Huge away win for Karpos Sokoli Karpos
Sokoli defeated Rabotnički on the road in Game 1 of the 2016-17
Macedonian Championship Semi-Finals. The match was pretty exciting,
while one shot decided the winner. One missed shot... Rabotnicki had
the last ball-possesion and 15 seconds to score a game-winner. Read
May 7, 2017 - Khimki seizes control in Game 2 Khimki
defeated Enisey at home in Game 2 of the quarterfinals, 109-81. Another
hot start put Moscow Region on top by 19, 66-47, with 6:07 remaining in
the 3rd quarter. Enisey would never threaten again, failing to get
closer than 14 points in the remaining 16 minutes. Read more here.
May 7, 2017 - Zenit "D" earns sweep in Riga Zenit
defeated VEF on the road in Game 3 of the quarterfinals, 92-51. Despite
the big lead, Vasily Karasev’s men never lost focus in the second half.
Zenit fought hard for every loose ball in the 3rd quarter, once again
holding VEF to less than 10 points to open up a 25-point lead, 68-43.
Read more here.
May 6, 2017 - Euroleague Basketball announces 2017 Final Four referees Eight
of the most experienced and accomplished referees in the sport have
been chosen by Euroleague Basketball to officiate at the most important
event on the European club basketball calendar, the 2017 Turkish
Airlines EuroLeague Final Four in Istanbul, Turkey from May 18 to 21.
Read more here.
May 6, 2017 - UNICS strikes first in Krasnodar UNICS
defeated Lokomotiv-Kuban on the road in Game 1 of the playoff
quarterfinals, 71-62. UNICS only used three bench players, but everyone
was very efficient. Ponkrashov had the biggest impact, scoring 11 of
his game-high 15 points in the 4th quarter. Read more here.
May 6, 2017 - CSKA cruises in Game 1 CSKA
defeated Astana at home in Game 1 of the playoff quarterfinals, 77-54.
The outcome of the game was decided in the 1st quarter. Astana crumbled
under CSKA’s ferocious defensive pressure, turning the ball over
repeatedly. Read more here.
May 6, 2017 - Nikita Kurbanov wins defensive Player of the Year CSKA
forward Nikita Kurbanov has been named 2016-17 VTB United League
Defensive Player of the Year. He was honored earlier today in Moscow
prior to Game 1 of the playoff quarterfinals vs. Astana. VTB United
League general director Ilona Korstin was at the game to present his
award. Read more here.
May 6, 2017 - MZT Skopje Aerodrom made the first step toward the Finals The
reigning basketball champions of Macedonia have made the first step
toward the 2016-17 Macedonian Championship Finals. MZT Skopje Aerodrom
defeated Kumanovo 2009 in Game 1 of the Semi-Finals and they did it
quite convincing. Read more here.
May 6, 2017 - Igokea easily towards first win in Bosnia and Herzegovina finals Igokea
have taken a 1:0 lead in the Bosnia and Herzegovina national
championship Finals, after defending the home court and beating Bosna
Royal Jelly in the first game. Blaz Mahkovic led the way in scoring
with 17 points. Drasko Albijanic followed with 13. Read more here.
May 6, 2017 - Playoffs set to begin in Slovenian Championship The
final part of the 2016-17 season in Slovenian National Championship is
coming up, as the Semi-finals are set to begin. Already at the start of
the Playoffs, the fans will witness the clash of the two ABA League
sides – Krka and Union Olimpija. Read more here.
May 5, 2017 - Cibona advanced to Semi-finals in Croatia In
the decisive third game of the Croatian National Championship
Quarter-finals, Cibona have beaten Zadar at home in Zagreb and became
the last team to qualify for the Semi-finals, where they will meet
Sibenik. Read more here.
May 5, 2017 - Shved carries Khimki in Game 1 Khimki
defeated Enisey at home, 91-84, in Game 1 of the quarterfinals. Khimki
trailed by as much as eight points early in the 4th quarter, but fought
back to take a four-point lead, 82-78, with 3:04 remaining. Alexey
Shved led winners with 33 points and 5 assists. Read more here.
May 5, 2017 - Basketball Champions League CEO Comninos hails history-making debut season Basketball
Champions League CEO Patrick Comninos says the competition has a hugely
exciting future following the success of its debut season which
climaxed with Iberostar Tenerife being crowned the inaugural winners on
their home court on Sunday. Read more here.
May 5, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague MVP for April: Bogdan Bogdanovic, Fenerbahce Istanbul Fenerbahce
made history in April as the only team ever to sweep a best-of-five
EuroLeague Playoffs series that it had started without home-court
advantage. The driving force behind that first-time accomplishment was
Bogdan Bogdanovic, Euroleague's choice as MVP for April. Read more here.
May 5, 2017 - Beginning of the trophy race in Macedonia Four
teams are left in the battle for the national championship trophy in
Macedonia, as the Semi-final series is about to tip off with Karpos
Sokoli facing Rabotnicki and the trophy holders MZT Skopje Aerodrom to
face Kumanovo 2009. Read more here.
May 5, 2017 - Clark, Cooper and Elegar headline FIBA Europe Cup stand-outs The
FIBA Europe Cup season came to a dramatic conclusion, when Nanterre 92
captain Heiko Schaffartzik lifted the trophy. We present you with the
end-of-season look at the brightest stars of the just-finished FIBA
Europe Cup. Read more here.
May 4, 2017 - USA announce squad selection approach for World Cup qualifiers USA
Basketball have announced the country will rely heavily on players in
the NBA Development League for its FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019
qualifying campaign. USA Basketball men's national team director Sean
Ford is to serve as a non-voting chair of the selection committee. Read
May 4, 2017 - Zemun win FIBA 3x3 Nanjing Challenger Zemun
won the FIBA 3x3 Nanjing Challenger after beating reigning World Tour
champions Ljubljana 21-16 in the final on 29-30 April 2017. The team
ranked 8th in the FIBA 3x3 Team Ranking at the start of the season went
undefeated led by tournament MVP Nikola Vukovic. Read more here.
May 4, 2017 - A dramatic Basketball Champions League by the numbers An
inaugural season for the Basketball Champions League that tipped off on
the 27th of September and had 52 teams is done and dusted. There were
324 games, many of them spellbinding contests that provided great
theater and showed that if a first season can go this well. Read more here.
May 4, 2017 - Zenit foils VEF upset bid Zenit
defeated VEF in Game 2 of the quarterfinals, 79-74. Early on, VEF
looked in control. The visitors went up 18-10 in the 1st quarter behind
six points from the Martins Meiers. Aaron White led winners with 21
point and 5 rebounds. Read more here.
May 4, 2017 - Buducnost, again! The squad from Podgorica win their 11th national title! What
a thriller in the 5th and decisive game of the 2016-17 Montenegrin
Championship Finals! Buducnost VOLI eventually prevailed over Mornar at
home court by 76:73 and won the national title for the 11th time in
club's history. Read more here.
May 4, 2017 - Split will face Cedevita in the Croatian Championship Semi-Finals Split
defeated Vrijednosnice Osijek in Game 3 and advanced to the semi-finals
of the 2016-17 Croatian Championship Playoffs. The home team gained the
crucial lead in the first quarter which they won by 25:16. Read more here.
May 3, 2017 - Kovacik appointed head coach of Nadezhda Maros
Kovacik has been installed as head coach of Nadezhda Orenburg Region
for the 2017-18 season. He has previously made history in EuroLeague
Women at Good Angels Kosice where he took them to the last four of the
tournament. Read more here.
May 3, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs Game 5 MVP: Vassilis Spanoulis, Olympiacos Piraeus It
is only fitting that in a game that saw Olympiacos Piraeus secure its
place at the Final Four, Vassilis Spanoulis would be MVP. Spanoulis had
the best performance index rating, 22, among the 24 men that suited up
in Game 5 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs to earn MVP
honors. Read more here.
May 3, 2017 - Olympiacos beats Efes, storms back to Final Four Olympiacos
Piraeus clinched its sixth Final Four berth in the last nine years by
defeating Anadolu Efes Istanbul 87-78 on Tuesday at Peace &
Friendship Stadium to win their best-of-five Turkish Airlines
EuroLeague Playoff series in the maximum five games. Read more here.
May 2, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Playoffs, Game 5 The
identity of the last Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four contestant
will be decided on Tuesday night as Olympiacos Piraeus and Anadolu Efes
Istanbul return to the Peace and Friendship Stadium with their playoffs
series tied at two games apiece. Read more here.
May 2, 2017 - Zenit snags Game One vs. VEF Zenit
defeated VEF at home in Game 1 of the playoff quarterfinals, 93-81.
Zenit won both regular season meetings, including a nine-point win in
Riga in early February. Early on, St. Petersburg set the tone on
offense, outscoring the visitors 14-2 during a five-minute stretch late
in the 1st quarter. Read more here.
May 1, 2017 - CSKA-2 Wins Youth League CSKA’s
junior team captured the VTB United Youth League title today in
Krasnodar, defeating Khimki-2 in the championship game, 70-61. The
title came down to the 4th quarter as Alexander Kurbatov (14 points, 7
rebounds) and Alexander Gavrilov (13 points) led CSKA-2 to victory.
Read more here.
May 1, 2017 - Mornar beat Buducnost and force Game 5 in the Finals Mornar
defeated Buducnost VOLI in Bar in Game 4 of the 2016-17 Montenegrin
Championship Finals, so the score is now all tied in this series – 2-2!
So far, both teams have been successful at home court, while Buducnost
VOLI will have the home court advantage in the decisive Game 5. Read
May 1, 2017 - Zadar level the score against Cibona, there will be Game 3 The
most exciting clash of the 2016-17 Croatian Championship Quarter-Finals
is still not over! Zadar defeated Cibona in Game 2 and leveled the
score in the series to 1-1. Therefore, the decisive Game 3 will give us
an answer which team will advance to the next stage of the competition.
Read more here.