November 30, 2011 - Real Madrid brings in Kyle Singler Seizing
an opportunity to add new talent, Real Madrid on Wednesday announced
the signing of rookie forward Kyle Singler for the rest of the season.
Singler (2.03 meters, 23 years old) arrives from Alicante of the
Spanish League. He played nine Spanish League games with Alicante,
averaging 15 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.2 steals.
November 30, 2011 - Five teams target Top 16 berths in Week 7! The
2011-12 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season enters decisive Week
7, in which as many as five teams could join already-qualified and
still-undefeated FC Barcelona Regal and CSKA Moscow in the Top 16.
Other teams have the chance to get much closer to the next round, while
leaving their opponents closer to elimination.
November 30, 2011 - Deron Williams jersey retired Former
Besiktas point guard Deron Williams will have his number eight jersey
retired as he returns to the New Jersey Nets. Williams was one of the
first NBA players to sign in Europe due to the lockout which has
seemingly now been lifted. He joined the Turkish side in July.
November 30, 2011 - Week 3 MVP: Nik Caner-Medley, Valencia Basket The
third week of games in the Eurocup regular season saw as many as 10
road wins in 16 games, proving that there are no clear favorites
regardless where the games are played. One of the road winners was
Valencia Basket as forward Nik Caner-Medley led the performance of the
team at Lukoil Academic for the win and an index rating performance of
29, that earned him the weekly MVP honors among those players in
November 29, 2011 - Montepaschi's Kaukenas out indefinitely In
a tremendous blow to a perennial Turkish Airlines Euroleague contender,
Montepaschi Siena swingman Rimantas Kaukenas will be out indefinitely
due to a knee injury that requires surgery, the club confirmed Tuesday.
Kaukenas was injured in an Italian League game over the weekend against
Vanoli Braga Cremona.
November 29, 2011 - Eurocup Regular Season Game 3 The
2011-12 Eurocup regular season reaches its halfway mark this week and
incredibly enough, all eight groups feature the same standings - one
defeated team, one winless squad and two teams tied for second place at
1-1. As such, Week 3 will already be critical and put a lot of teams in
the right position to advance to the Last 16.
November 29, 2011 - Eurocup TV coverage The
third week of the Eurocup regular season features TV coverage of eight
games, including one live event on Eurosport 2: Telenet Oostende vs.
Asvel Basket at 20:30 CET.
November 28, 2011 - CSKA: Kirilenko, out until January The
top-rated player in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague so far this season,
CSKA Moscow forward Andrei Kirilenko, will be sidelined for the
remainder of 2011 due to a shoulder injury, the club confirmed Monday.
November 28, 2011 - Fenerbahce Ulker new arena set to be unveiled A
brand new 14.000 capacity multi-purpose arena is set to become
Fenerbahce Ulker's new home in January. And as you will see for
yourselves, it's nothing short but impressive.
November 28, 2011 - bwin MVP for November: Nenad Krstic, CSKA Moscow For
the first time in its eight-year history, the Euroleague Basketball's
award for the best player each month will go to the same team twice in
a row as Nenad Krstic of CSKA Moscow has been chosen bwin MVP for
November. CSKA is one of just two Turkish Airlines Euroleague teams
undefeated through six games, and Krstic has had everything to do with
preserving that perfection in November.
November 28, 2011 - Spanish League, Regular Season, Game 9 There
were no changes at the top of the Spanish League this week as FC
Barcelona Regal got by Blusens Monbus on the road 83-89 on Sunday night
and Real Madrid scored a road victory over CAI Zaragoza 67-84 on
November 28, 2011 - Russian League, Regular Season, Game 5 CSKA
Moscow outlasted 78-67 Unics Kazan in an all-Euroleague clash in the
Russian League to remain undefeated with a 4-0 record. Milos Teodosic
led the winner with 19 points and 6 assists, Andrey Vorontsevich added
15 points and 5 rebounds while Ramunas Siskauskas had 11.
November 28, 2011 - Adriatic League, Regular Season, Game 9 Euroleague powerhouse Maccabi Electra maintained control of first place in the Adriatic League
after outgunning Cedevita 96-89 at home on Saturday night to remain
unbeaten at 8-0. Maccabi dominated the second quarter 33-18 for a 54-44
halftime lead that Cedevita would cut to 74-72, but never overcame.
November 27, 2011 - Bayern Munich adds big man Homan Days
after its first Eurocup defeat, F.C. Bayern Munich strengthened its
frontcourt by signing big man Jared Homan for the rest of the season.
Homan (2.06 meters, 28 years old) returns to the Eurocup four years
after having debuted in it with Slask Wroclaw of Poland, for whom he
averaged 11 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.3 blocks over 12 games.
November 27, 2011 - Greek League, Regular Season, Game 6 One
of the biggest surprises in the history of the Greek League took place
Sunday as defending Turkish Airlines Euroleague champion Panathinaikos
lost to Kavala 79-70. The local team beat the Greens for the first team
after six defeats in six league games behind 22 points from Michael
November 27, 2011 - Belgian League, Regular Season, Game 10 Spirou
Charleroi reamins atop the Belgian League table with a 7-1 reocrd by
downing Optima Gent 67-75 on the road on Saturday. Gent had a strong
start and got an early 15-4 lead. Spirou got within 27-24 but then Gent
prolonged its margin to 45-36 at halftime.
November 27, 2011 - Vrankovic steps down as Cibona coach Josip
Vrankovic stepped down as Cibona Zagreb head coach on Friday and the
club is looking for a replacement. Assistant Teo Cizmic also resigned.
In the meantime, Danijel Lutz will coach the team on an interim basis.
November 26, 2011 - NBA season saved by tentative agreement? According
to news coming from United States, it seems that both sides finally
agreed tentative agreement about terms, and all fans could expect to
watch their favorite sport since Christmas.
November 26, 2011 - ABA Adriatic league Game 9 preview Saturday,
November 26, and Sunday, November 27, are dates for all 7 games of
round 9 in ABA Adriatic league. As usual, there will be several very
interesting and hopefully quality games to watch.
November 26, 2011 - Caja Laboral, Williams part ways Group
A leader Caja Laboral announced Friday that it has come to an agreement
with Reggie Williams to terminate the player’s contract, effective
immediately. Williams, 25, joined the club over the summer and played
in three Turkish Airlines Euroleague games with Laboral during which he
averaged 5.3 points in in 14 minutes.
November 25, 2011 - Caja Laboral's Bjelica to miss one month Caja
Laboral big man Milko Bjelica will be sidelined for a month after
spraining the medial collateral ligament of his right knee during
Thursday’s Turkish Airlines Euroleague victory over Fenerbahce Ulker.
Bjelica, 27, had one of his best games of the season against FB Ulker
with 16 points and 7 rebounds off the bench.
November 25, 2011 - Week 6 bwin MVP: Fernando San Emeterio, Caja Laboral All-Euroleague
small forward Fernando San Emeterio erupted for one of the best games
of his career Thursday to lead Caja Laboral to a crucial overtime
victory over Fenerbahce Ulker and in the process earned Week 6 bwin MVP
November 25, 2011 - Navarro becomes Euroleague's all-time leading scorer F.C.
Barcelona Regal superstar Juan Carlos Navarro on Thursday night became
the all-time leading scorer since the Euroleague was founded in 2000!
Navarro’s left-handed layup off a Chuck Eidson steal at 5:30 of the
third quarter of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague game against Union
Olimpija at Palau Blaugrana in Barcelona gave him the record of 2,716
career points, previously held by recently-retired Marcus Brown.
November 25, 2011 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Week 6 The
sixth week of the 2011-12 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season
will long be remembered as a great one. CSKA Moscow and FC Barcelona
Regal remained unbeaten and became the first two clubs to reach the Top
16. Six games were decided by 6 points or less – including four by just
November 24, 2011 - Two-time All-Euroleague guard McIntyre retires Terrell
McIntyre, one of the best point guards to grace the courts in Europe
over the past few seasons, announced his retirement this week at the
age of 34. A painful hip injury that has slowed down his game over the
past years was the cause of the injury.
November 24, 2011 - Khimki, Russia to host 2012 Eurocup Finals Euroleague
Basketball has announced that the 2011-12 Eurocup season’s crowning
event, the Eurocup Finals, will take place in Russia for the first time
ever, as Khimki will host the event on April 14 and 15, 2012. The
newest Eurocup champion will be crowned at the 5,000-seat Basketball
Center of Moscow Region, the homecourt of Eurocup powerhouse BC Khimki.
November 24, 2011 - Cedevita Zagreb lands Bagaric Cedevita
Zagreb signed veteran center Dalibor Bagaric for the rest of the
season. Bagaric (2.15 meters, 31 years old) arrives to Cedevita to
provide more experience and power in the paint. He comes from the
Spanish League, where he was playing for Blancos de Rueda Valaldolid.
November 23, 2011 - Eurobasket 2013 qualifying round seeds announced FIBA
Europe has announced the seedings for the EuroBasket 2013 and the
EuroBasket Women 2013 Qualification Round as well as the 2011 Youth
European Championships 2012 Draw, which will take place in Freising,
near Munich, Germany on 4th December 2011.
November 23, 2011 - Euroleague Basketball announces Special Olympics games Euroleague
Basketball is proud to announce that its clubs, players, coaches and
referees will again show their dedication and collaboration with
intellectual disabled athletes by actively supporting Special Olympics
with on-court promotions during 24 games over the next two weeks.
November 23, 2011 - Eurocup Week 2 MVP: J.R. Giddens, PAOK BC Action
kept on going strong in Week 2 of the Eurocup regular season, and so
did PAOK BC's J.R. Giddens, who, with an index rating performance of
32, earned MVP of the Week honors, an award to which only players from
winning teams are eligible. Giddens scored 22 points including 3 of 3
from the arc, pulled 12 rebounds and had 2 steals for the best
individual winning performance of the week.
November 23, 2011 - Deron Williams drops 50, sets new record In
a game-to-remember last night, Deron Williams led his Besiktas club to
a win over Gottingen, scoring 50 points! The Eurochallenge game took
place in Istanbul and the Turkish home side emerged winners 105-94.
November 22, 2011 - Eurocup regular season, week 2 The
2011-12 Eurocup season has just started, but Game 1 left a lot of
highlights and messages that echoed all around the competition. Game 2
promises even more action and drama, as those teams dropped to 0-2 will
already be in a very tough situation after a 16-game Tuesday full of
big names and big games.
November 22, 2011 - KK Zagreb nets playmaker TJ Ford KK
Zagreb turned overseas to find a veteran playmaker and signed TJ Ford.
The move comes several weeks after the club released Diante Garrett.
Ford (1.83 meters, 28 years old) comes to Europe for the first time
after spending seven seasons in the NBA. He averaged 11.4 points and
5.9 assists over 415 NBA games playing for Milwaukee, Toronto and
November 22, 2011 - Partizan mt:s expect tough game in Istanbul Tomorrow,
Wednesday, November 23, Anadolu Efes will host Partizan mt:s Belgrade
in game 6 of Turkish Airlines Euroleague. In game 1, at the beginning
of Turkish Airlines Euroleague season, Anadolu Efes beat Partizan mt:s
in very good match in Belgrade.
November 22, 2011 - Eurocup TV coverage The
second week of the Eurocup regular season features coverage of nine
games, including two live events on Eurosport 2: Lukoil Academic vs.
Asvel Basket at 17:00 CET and PGE Turow vs. Dexia Mons at 19:00 CET.
November 22, 2011 - FC Barcelona Regal extends Navarro through 2015 FC
Barcelona Regal announced Monday that it has agreed to terms with star
guard Juan Carlos Navarro on a contract extension through 2015. Navarro
(1.91 meters, 31 years old) will appear with club president Sandro
Rosell at a press conference Tuesday afternoon to discuss the signing.
November 21, 2011 - Bennet Cantu big man Scekic sidelined Bennet
Cantu big man Marko Scekic will miss several Turkish Airlines
Euroleague games with a knee injury. Scekic damaged the anterior
cruciate ligament on his right knee during Sunday’s Italian League
November 21, 2011 - Israeli League, Regular Season, Game 6 Hapoel
Jerusalem handed Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv its first loss of the season
in the Israeli League, 64-78, at Nokia Arena on Sunday. The visitors
dominated the entire second half as Maccabi fell to 4-1, while Hapoel
improved its record to 4-2.
November 21, 2011 - German League, Regular Season, Game 9 Alba
Berlin used a brilliant fourth quarter to come from behind and hand
defending champion Brose Baskets Bamberg its first loss of the season
in the German League on Sunday. With the win, Alba improved to 6-2 and
climbed within one win of Bamberg, 7-1, in the standings.
November 20, 2011 - ABA Adriatic League, Regular Season, Game 8 In
an all-Euroleague battle of Adriatic League leaders, Maccabi Electra
handed Union Olimpija its first defeat of the season, 67-66, on
Saturday night to take a 7-0 record and sole possession of first place.
November 20, 2011 - Greek League, Regular Season, Game 5 Panathinaikos
was the winner of the Greek League showdown against archival
Olympiacos, 74-70, on Sunday at OAKA to remain perfect at 4-0 and share
the same record with Kolossos Rhodes, which enjoyed a week 5 bye.
November 20, 2011 - Black and whites winless in Lasko After
a very tough Euroleague win in Milano, Serbian champion was playing an
away game in Lasko . Zlatorog managed to use their chances and take the
win against the black and whites with a score 72:68 (23:18, 10:12, 14:14, 25:18).
November 20, 2011 - CSKA's Kirilenko suffers broken nose The
Turkish Airlines Euroleague's top-rated player so far this season,
forward Andrei Kirilenko of CSKA Moscow, could miss time in the
competition after breaking his nose in a domestic game Saturday.
Kirilenko didn't move for several seconds after crashing to the floor
in a Russian League game while blood flowing from above his eye pooled
on the floor.
November 20, 2011 - Caja Laboral bring back Dragic Caja
Laboral has concluded a significant reinforcement by recruiting Goran
Dragic until the end of lockout. Although never having played a game
for them, Goran Dragic belonged to Caja Laboral in the last two seasons
he spent in Europe before joining Phoenix Suns.
November 19, 2011 - What a shame for Partizan mt:s After
tremendous success in Turkish Airlines Euroleague game at Thursday
evening, when Partizan mt:s beat EA7 Armani in fantastic game, Black
and Whites did such a stupidity and lost from Zlatorog Lasko in Game 8
in ABA Adriatic league.
November 18, 2011 - Week 5 bwin MVP: Andrei Kirilenko, CSKA Moscow With
a brilliant team-oriented performance that set a new standard for
efficiency, CSKA Moscow forward Andrei Kirilenko made sure to keep his
team undefeated while garnering Week 5 bwin MVP honors. Though
Kirilenko, who was also the opening week MVP as well as the winner of
the October MVP title, only recorded 3 shot attempts during his 35
minutes on the floor of CSKA’s 77-66 victory, he managed to score,
rebound and play defense to the fullest.
November 17, 2011 - Valencia Basket signs former All-Euroleaguer Splitter Valencia
Basket fortified its lineup by signing Tiago Splitter. The three-time
All-Euroleague center joins the club immediately and will play in both
the Eurocup and Spanish League. Splitter (2.12 meters, 26 years old)
spent the vast majority of his career in Spain.
November 16, 2011 - Eurocup Week 1 MVP: Tony Parker, Asvel Basket A
Eurocup debutante managed to soar over all other players in the opening
week as Asvel Basket superstar Tony Parker racked up a performance
index rating of 40 to become Week 1 MVP. Parker was the main force
behind Asvel's first home win over Valencia Basket by scoring 34 points
behind 8 of 15 two-point shots, 3 of 4 threes, 9 of 10 free throws, 5
rebounds and 5 assists.
November 15, 2011 - Eurocup celebrates 10th-anniversary season starting Tuesday! The
tipoff on Tuesday of the season-opening game between Spartak and
Cedevita in in St. Petersburg, Russia will mean that the Eurocup's
10th-anniversary season has begun, too! Over that decade, thousands of
basketball players from 127 different clubs have entertained more than
a million fans in 27 countries across the continent.
November 15, 2011 - Nocioni signs at Penarol Following
the players union rejection of the NBA owners last offer, Andres
Nocioni has decided to take his talents to his native Argentina,
signing for Penarol.
November 15, 2011 - Krka lands Allan Ray The
day before the start of Eurocup competition, Slovenian side KRKA Novo
Mesto announced the arrival of guard Allan Ray to fill in for injured
Curtis Stinson. Ray (1.88 meters, 27 years old) played in Montegranaro
of the Italian League last season where he averaged 10.3 points, 2.8
rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.7 steals in over 25 minutes per game.
November 15, 2011 - Gescrap Bizkaia brings in Damir Krupalija Spanish
club Gescrap Bizkaia announced on Monday evening the temporary
addition, for 90 days, of veteran forward Damir Krupalija (2.05 meters,
32 years old). Krupalija arrives from Hyeres-Toulon of the French
League, where he averaged 10.8 points, 6.7 rebounds and 3.0 assists in
six appearances this campaign.
November 15, 2011 - Eurosport celebrates Eurocup opening day! The
opening day of the Eurocup’s 10th season on Tuesday will see
broadcasting partner Eurosport celebrate the popularity and success of
the competition with as many as four live broadcasts in different areas
as well as a special rebroadcast of the 2011 Eurocup championship game.
November 14, 2011 - New victory for black and whites In
seventh round in Adriatic league Partizan mt:s played in Siroki Brijeg.
Vlade Jovanovic players were in the lead throughout entire match, but
we had an interesting finish in which black and whites were better.
They scored another win in regional league with the score 77:82 (11:16,
21:16, 13:26, 32:24).
November 14, 2011 - Aris BSA tabs Ronald Davis Aris
BSA 2003 reinforces its backcourt by adding guard Ronald Davis, who
will replace Andrian Oliver. Davis (1.90 meters, 29 years old) arrives
from San Martin Corrientes, where he averaged 8.8 points, 1.3 boards
and 1.5 assists on 8 games of the Argentinian National League.
November 14, 2011 - French League, Regular Season, Game 6 SLUC
Nancy remains the only unbeaten team in the French league after routing
Paris-Levallois 82-64 on Saturday to improve to 6-0. Chalon needed
overtime to beat Le Mans 99-91, while BCM Gravelins-Dunkerque took an
away win over Cholet, 66-76, to stay in second place with 5-1 records.
November 14, 2011 - Adriatic League, Regular Season, Game 7 Union
Olimpija eked out a 78-80victory on the road against Krka to stay atop
the Adriatic League standings at 7-0, while Maccabi Electra had an
easier time of it against Buducnost, winning 69-81, also on the road,
to remain undefeated at 6-0.
November 13, 2011 - Turkish League, Regular Season, Game 5 Anadolu
Efes defeated Galatasaray Medical Park 61-69 in a top-of-the-table
clash between Turkish Airlines Euroleague sides in the Turkish League
at Abdi Ipekci on Sunday. With the win, Efes joins Besiktas Milangaz as
the lone undefeated teams through five games, while Galatasaray slips
into a third place tie with Turk Telekom, which improved to 4-1 by
hammering defending champion Fenerbahce Ulker 64-83.
November 12, 2011 - Paok's Andriuskevicius, out one month PAOK
big man Martynas Andriuskevicius was diagnosed with an hernia on Friday
and he will be sidelined from action for one month, therefore missing
the bulk of the Eurocup regular season. The Lithuanian center is
currently undergoing treatment.
November 11, 2011 - Valencia forward Claver out 6 weeks Valencia
Basket's star forward and former Eurocup Rising Star award winner
Victor Claver will miss the start if the Eurocup season after suffering
a leg injury. Claver is expected to be sidelined for six weeks after
breaking a bone in his left foot at practice on Wednesday.
November 11, 2011 - Greens' Tsartsaris to miss one month Panathinaikos
forward Kostas Tsartsaris will miss action for one month, due to the
injury he suffered on Thursday in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague
overtime loss of his team to CSKA Moscow. Tsartsaris got injured on the
leg after he played only 48 seconds in the game and was diagnosed with
a left knee fracture, which will keep him sidelined until the middle of
November 11, 2011 - Spartak locks up Beverley through 2014 Spartak
St. Petersburg has made sure to keep its young star guard around for
years to come by signing Patrick Beverley to a contract extension. The
new deal keeps Beverley with the team through 2014 and includes an
option for the 2014-15 season.
November 11, 2011 - Aris adds Euroleague champ Bogris Aris
BSA 2003 added depth on its frontline with the signing of Giorgos
Bogris, who arrives from Panathinaikos. Bogris (2.08 meters, 22 years
old) was a reserve last season as the Greens won the Turkish Airlines
Euroleague and the Greek League crowns. He totaled six minutes in two
Euroleague games last year, which was his second with the club.
November 11, 2011 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season, Week 4 Turkish
Airlines Euroleague Regular Season Week 4 lived up to – and maybe even
surpassed – its lofty expectations as showdowns across Europe delivered
premium excitement. Eight games were decided by 5 points or less, six
were won by the visitors and when the dust cleared, two teams were
standings tall with 4-0 records.
November 11, 2011 - Week 4 bwin MVP: Nicolas Batum, SLUC Nancy Sluc
Nancy Nicolas Batum was at his best again on Thursday with a brilliant
all-around performance to lead the French champs to a 90-85 win over
previously unbeaten Caja Laboral.
November 10, 2011 - Cibona brings home veteran guard Kus Cibona
Zagreb has a new floor general after signing veteran point guard Davor
Kus, who has already played seven seasons for the club. Kus (1.90
meters, 33 years old) arrives from Spanish side Fuenlabrada, for whom
he averaged 8.2 points and 2 assists in the Spanish League last season.
November 9, 2011 - Asseco Prokom cuts Gee Asseco
Prokom announced Wednesday that it released forward Alonzo Gee from the
club effective immediately. According to a press release from the club,
Gee was dropped "as a consequence of breach of obligations specified in
November 9, 2011 - Alonzo Gee texts his way out of Asseco Prokom Alonzo
Gee has walked out of Asseco Prokom via text message, by reportedly
telling coach Tomas Pacesas he has headed back to America. Gee left
Asseco Prokom due to personal problems, sources in the Polish media are
saying he was home sick.
November 8, 2011 - Eurocup tip-off just one week away The
2011-12 Eurocup season is just around the corner! The new season tips
off in just one week on Tuesday, November 15, with 16 fixtures taking
place in 13 countries across Europe. This season the 32-team lineup and
the players that compose those squads are as deep and as talented as
ever, as the opening-night schedule shows.
November 8, 2011 - Le Mans inks Bryant as injury replacement Le
Mans has come to terms with big man Travon Bryant as an injury
replacement for center Alain Koffi, the club announced Tuesday. The
deal is subject to approval of French League management. Bryant (2.06
meters, 28 years old) has played much of his career in Greece, but
enjoyed a strong season in the French League last season when he posted
9.5 points and 5.4 rebounds in 21 games for Pau-Lacq-Orthez.
November 8, 2011 - Satisfying win by black and whites! Partizan
mt:s team won in the 6th round ABA league match against Cibona with a
great score 91:67 (16:10, 27:16, 19:18, 29:23). After couple of
mistakes on both sides at the beginning of the match, Cakarevic scored
a three pointer for the first lead 3:0.
November 8, 2011 - KK Zagreb released Garrett KK
Zagreb announced Monday that it had released reserve point guard Diante
Garrett, effective immediately. Garrett, 23, made his professional
basketball debut with the Croatian champs. He arrived in Zagreb this
summer after four years of college basketball at Iowa State University.
November 7, 2011 - Eurocup Regular Season, Group H analysis Coming
off an extraordinary Eurocup debut season, Torin Francis is now ready
to lead Alba Berlin under the boards. Francis shined in the 2010-11
Eurocup Last 16 with Panellinios, averaging 15.7 points and 8.2
rebounds in 6 games. An aggressive, versatile player, Francis will be
Alba's physical presence in the paint.
November 7, 2011 - Caja Laboral keeps Ribas through 2015 After
two seasons together, and despite sharing a contract that lasted two
more, Caja Laboral and combo guard Pau Ribas reached an agreement
Monday to stay together even longer, through the middle of the decade.
Caja Laboral announced a two-year extension to their existing contract,
taking it through the end of the 2014-15 season.
November 7, 2011 - Italian League, Regular Season, Game 5 Defending
champion Montepaschi Siena started the weekend with an 85-52 smackdown
of Virtus Roma and finished it in a four-way tie for the Italian League
lead with EA7 Emporio Armani Milano, Sidigas Avellino and Cimberio
Varese with 4-1 records. Siena already led 48-24 by halftime en route
to a blowout in the capital.
November 7, 2011 - French League, Regular Season, Game 5 The
trio of Nicolas Batum, Victor Samnick and Pape Philippe Amagou each
scored at least 20 points as SLUC Nancy remained undefeated in the
French League with a 77-92 road win at Asvel Basket. The visitors led
the entire game with a cushion generally in the 7-10 points range.
November 6, 2011 - ABA Adriatic League, Regular Season, Game 6 Union
Olimpija cruised past Radnicki to move atop the Adriatic League
standings at 6-0, with Maccabi Electra also undefeated at 5-0. Olimpija
stayed perfect by topping Radnicki 85-70 in Ljubljana on Saturday.
November 5, 2011 - Week 3 bwin MVP: Jordan Farmar, Maccabi Electra Jordan
Farmar delivered his finest performance to date since joining Maccabi
Electra Tel Aviv over the summer to lead the Israeli champs to an 88-82
victory over Real Madrid and earn Week 3 bwin MVP honors.
November 4, 2011 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Week 3 Turkish
Airlines Euroleague Week 3 promised plenty and started living up to
that from the very start. Of Wednesday’s four games, there was one
come-from-behind win and two cakewalks as Caja Laboral, CSKA Moscow and
Montepaschi Siena remained undefeated and became the first three teams
to three wins.
November 4, 2011 - Euroleague Basketball Announce 2012 Nike International Junior Classification Tournaments The
Euroleague Basketball Nike International Junior Tournament, which
crowns the best youth team of the continent each spring, will mark its
10th anniversary at the 2012 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four in
Istanbul, Turkey on the second weekend in May. Euroleague Basketball is
proud to announce that four preliminary classification tournaments will
be held across Europe during the winter – in Rome, L'Hospitalet,
Belgrade and, for the first time ever, Kaunas, Lithuania – to determine
qualifiers for the finals in Istanbul.
November 4, 2011 - Eurocup Regular Season, Group G analysis Group
G features more Euroleague winners than you might expect to see and all
of them are eager to add Eurocup crowns to their resumes. Two of them
standout for their multiple accomplishments: Spartak guard Yotam
Halperin and Cedevita big man Matjaz Smodis.
November 4, 2011 - SLUC Nancy's Linehan sets Euroleague assist mark SLUC
Nancy playmaker John Linehan set a new Euroleague record with 15
assists on Thursday night in Istanbul. The previous record of 14
assists in a game came twice. Linehan broke the record with a pass to
Nicolas Batum for a three-pointer with 11 seconds remaining.
November 4, 2011 - Montepaschi, Summers agree to part ways As
announced by the Italian champs on Thursday, Montepaschi Siena and
forward DaJuan Summers reached a mutual agreement to terminate their
contract. Summers had only played in the first regular season game at
the Turkish Airlines Euroleague against Unics Kazan.
November 3, 2011 - BC Donetsk tabs big man Jackson BC
Donetsk shored up its frontline with the signing of Darnell Jackson.
The big man has spent the past three seasons in the NBA playing for
Cleveland, Milwaukee and Sacramento. Last season Jackson (2.06 meters,
25 years old) averaged 3.2 points in 1.6 rebounds as a reserve for
November 3, 2011 - NBA TV brings more Euroleague broadcasts to North America Longtime
Euroleague Basketball broadcasting partner NBA TV will continue
bringing Europe’s premier basketball to North America thanks to a new
agreement for the current season. The new deal means that NBA TV will
broadcast one game per week to North American viewers, with a choice
between the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Game of the Week or exclusive
North American rights to a different game.
November 2, 2011 - Aris signs veteran swingman Tsaldaris Aris
signed veteran swingman Dimitris Tsaldaris, who previously played three
seasons for the club – including two in the Euroleague. Tsaldaris (1.94
meters, 31 years old) returns to his native Greece after playing for
three clubs in Italy over the past two seasons.
November 2, 2011 - Hapoel Jerusalem lands Grunfeld Hapoel
Migdal Jerusalem has announced the signing of Dan Grunfeld for two
seasons. Grunfeld (27 years old, 1.98 meters) arrives to the Israeli
capital city after spending his debut season in Israel with Bnei
Hasharon last season.
November 2, 2011 - CEZ Nymburk adds combo-guard Abrams CEZ
Basketball Nymburk bolstered its backcourt with the signing of AJ
Abrams. The combo-guard begins his third season in Europe after
previously playing in Greece and Italy. Abrams (180 meters, 25 years
old) is an elite shooter who finished his college basketball career at
the University of Texas among the all-time leaders in three-pointers.
November 2, 2011 - Eurocup Regular Season, Group F analysis An
efficient center in his fourth Eurocup season, JP Batista is Le Mans'
main reference in the paint. His solid post skills, effective mid-range
jumpers and team-oriented attitude helps Le Mans in many ways. Batista
reached the Eurocup final with L. Rytas in 2007 and has the chance to
face his former team in this year's Eurocup regular season.
November 2, 2011 - Eurocup Regular Season, Group E analysis A
young veteran at age 26, Keith Simmons enters his third season with
Banvit with the chance to face one of his former teams, Fraport
Skyliners. Athletic, intense and ready, Simmons is a good defensive
player that reads passing lines very well.
November 1, 2011 - Olympiacos big man Howard out three weeks Olympiacos
big man Matt Howard suffered a foot injury in the Greek League over the
weekend and is expected to miss three weeks of action. The 22-year is
expected to undergo a minor surgical procedure to speed up his
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