November 30, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 8, Real Madrid 77 - 61 Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul Real
Madrid used a huge fourth quarter to down Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul
77-61 in the Spanish capital on Friday night. The win keeps Madrid in
first place in Group A with a 6-2 record, while Fenerbahce drops to 4-4
and fourth place.
November 30, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 8, Montepaschi Siena 91 - 72 Unicaja Malaga After
having started the season with three consecutive defeats, Montepaschi
Siena roared into the Top 16 with a fifth consecutive victory, socking
it to visiting Unicaja Malaga 91-72 in Group B on Friday. Siena raised
its record to 5-3 to hold third place in the group.
November 30, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 8, Besiktas JK 48 - 78 FC Barcelona Regal FC
Barcelona Regal remained undefeated in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague
with a dominating 48-78 victory at Besiktas JK Istanbul in Group D
action. Barcelona used a 16-0 run spanning the second and third
quarters to pull away and improve to 8-0.
November 30, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 8, Zalgiris Kaunas 63 - 77 Olympiacos Piraeus Olympiacos
BC Piraeus took the battle atop Group C by downing Zalgiris Kaunas
63-77 on the road on Friday. Both teams now have 6-2 records, though
Zalgiris remains ahead of the Reds on a tiebreaker, because they won
the first game between the two by 18 points.
November 30, 2012 - Rubio cleared for full-contact practice Minnesota
Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio has been cleared to participate in
'full-contact' practices after a thumbs-up from team doctors. Rubio
tore his ACL after a collision with Los Angeles Lakers' guard Kobe
Bryant during their match on March 9.
November 30, 2012 - EuroLeague Women Week 6 Review We
wait five weeks for some bona-fide incidences of EuroLeague Women
history to be made, and then, a bit like waiting eagerly for an overdue
bus to arrive, two suddenly come along at once.
November 30, 2012 - Eurocup Women, All Last 16 tickets snapped up The
last three remaining Eighth-Finals places were all taken on Thursday
night as the curtain fell on the EuroCup Women Regular Season. And, it
certainly proved to be a tension-filled evening in Group E, where
Kristina Alikina was the toast of Minsk.
November 30, 2012 - Zadar with a new guard Few
days after a defeat against MZT Skopje Aerodrom Zadar announced the
arrival of a new player, the 23-year-old American guard Jordan
Burgason. Burgason (190 cm) is coming from University Lipscomb Bisons,
where he was playing between 2008 and 2012.
November 29, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 8, Caja Laboral 64 - 62 EA7 Emporio Armani Caja
Laboral rallied from a 17-point deficit to pull out a 64-62 win over
EA7 Emporio Armani Milan and stay alive in the hunt for the Top 16.
Laboral now moves into a share of fifth place in Group C with Cedevita
Zagreb with a 2-6 record.
November 29, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 8, Partizan mt:s Belgrade 75 - 74 Lietuvos Rytas Partizan mt:s Belgrade improved its chances to reach the Top 16 in Group D by edging Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius 75-74
in from of over 7,000 fans in the Serbian capital on Thursday. Partizan
improved to 2-6 in Group D and is now tied for fourth place with Brose
November 29, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 8, Panathinaikos Athens 80 - 72 Union Olimpija Panathinaikos
Athens qualified for the Top 16 for the 12th consecutive season after
downing Union Olimpija 80-72 in O.A.K.A arena on Thursday night.
Panathinaikos now holds a 5-3 record for a second place tie in Group A,
while the loss eliminates Olimpija, which fell to 2-6.
November 29, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 8, Brose Baskets 89 - 97 CSKA Moscow CSKA
Moscow stayed in the running for first place in Group D by fighting off
a gritty Brose Baskets Bamberg 89-97 in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague
on Thursday. Dionte Christmas nailed 6 three-pointers in scoring a
team-high 21 points for Moscow, which improved to 7-1.
November 29, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 8, Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv 78 - 73 Elan Chalon Maccabi
Electra Tel Aviv booked its place in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague
Top 16 with a hard-fought 78-73 victory over Elan Chalon on Thursday
night at Nokia Arena. The Israeli champs ended a two-game losing
November 29, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 8, Alba Berlin 67 - 64 Asseco Prokom Gdynia Alba
Berlin took care of business and all but sealed a Top 16 berth with a
67-64 victory over Asseco Prokom Gdynia at o2 World in the German
capital. In fact Alba could still advance to the next stage if Maccabi
Electra beats Elan Chalon in Tel Aviv later in the evening.
November 29, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 8, Cedevita Zagreb 73 - 81 Anadolu Efes Istanbul Anadolu
Efes Istanbul advanced to the Top 16 from Group C by edging Cedevita
Zagreb 73-81 in the Croatian capital on Thursday. Efes improved to 5-3
and secured a Top 16 berth along with Olympiacos Piraeus, which
qualified a day before it faces Zalgiris Kaunas.
November 29, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 8, BC Khimki MR 77 - 53 Mapooro Cantu BC
Khimki Moscow Region is on the verge of qualifying to the Top 16 after
a comfortable 77-53 win over Mapooro Cantu. With this victory, Khimki
moved into second place in Group A with a 5-3 record and needs one win
or a Union Olimpija loss to secure a place in the next round.
November 29, 2012 - Eurocup Regular Season Week 4 MVP: Chuck Davis, Banvit BK Bandirma A
great performance in a come-from-behind win has allowed Chuck Davis of
Banvit BK Bandirma to become the Eurocup regular season Week 4 MVP with
a performance index ranking of 36 - the highest among all winning
players this week.
November 29, 2012 - Chalon releases Lauvergne, who signs with Valencia Elan
Chalon released young big man Joffrey Lauvergne on Wednesday and the
player promptly signed with Eurocup power Valencia Basket. Lauvergne
averaged 6.6 points and 3.6 rebounds over 15 minutes in seven Turkish
Airlines Euroleague games.
November 29, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Week 8 The
Turkish Airlines Euroleague reaches pivotal Week 8 facing plenty of
interesting scenarios. Some teams can become group champions, some
others can access the Top 16 and others still can run out of chances to
keep fighting for the next round.
November 29, 2012 - Fener Hang On Against Good Angels Rally A
late rally from Good Angels Kosice fell agonisingly short as they went
down 93-91 on the road to Fenerbahce in Group B EuroLeague Women
action. Good Angels finished on an 8-1 run to make the hosts sweat but
Helena Sverrisdottir's late heave missed on the buzzer.
November 29, 2012 - Targoviste make it three-in-a-row The
fairytale continued for Municipal Targoviste as they collected their
third straight EuroLeague Women win, holding off Arras for a 72-64
victory in Group B. Things got nervy at the finish as a 14-point lead
shrank to just two with two minutes left on the clock.
November 28, 2012 - Sardegna Sassari vs. Crvena Zvezda Diva Crvena
Zvezda Diva Belgrade punched its ticket to the Last 16 in thrilling
fashion with a 94-97 road win over Banco di Sardegna Sassari on
Wednesday night. The visitors remained unbeaten in Group H, while
Sassari dropped to 1-3.
November 28, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 4, Le Mans Sarthe Basket 88 - 51 Artland Dragons Le
Mans took a crucial 88-51 victory over Artland Dragons to raise its
record to 2-2 in Group C. The hosts also claimed the potential
tiebreaker between the teams. Le Mans used a 14-2 run late in the
second quarter for a 43-28 advantage.
November 28, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 4, KK Buducnost VOLI 59 - 55 Belgacom Spirou KK
Buducnost Voli Podgorica prevailed over visiting Belgacom Spirou
Charleroi 59-55, taking a big step towards securing its place in Last
16. The win gives Buducnost a 3-1 record and a sole possession of
second place in Group B, while Charleroi dropped to 0-4.
November 28, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 4, Gescrap Bilbao Basket 82 - 60 Lukoil Academic Gescrap
Bilbao Basket cruised into the Last 16 with a convincing 82-60 victory
over Lukoil Academic Academic. The men in black remained undefeated and
made sure their Eurocup campaign will continue well into 2013 with the
November 28, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 4, Ratiopharm Ulm 74 - 77 Spartak St. Petersburg In
an exciting showdown that went down to the wire, Spartak St. Peterburg
became the first team to make it to the Last 16 in Group G by edging
Ratiopharm Ulm 74-77 in Germany on Wednesday. Spartak stayed undefeated
and improved to 4-0.
November 28, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 4, Cholet Basket 79 - 59 KK Cibona Zagreb Cholet
Basket improved to 2-2 in Group G by thrashing KK Cibona Zagreb 79-59
at home on Wednesday. Cholet improved to 2-2 and ties with Ratiopharm
Ulm for second place in Group G, two wins behind undefeated leader
Spartak St. Petersburg.
November 28, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 4, s.Oliver Baskets 89 - 82 Valencia Basket Jimmy
McKinney scored 14 of his game-high 21 points in the fourth quarter as
s.Oliver Baskets Wurzburg downed Valencia Basket 89-82 to ruin the
visitors’ perfect record. Wurzburg is now at 2-2 in third place of
Group D, while Valencia drops to 3-1 record.
November 28, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 4, CEZ Basketball Nymburk 90 - 66 BC Prienai CEZ
Nymburk took sole possession of first place in Group A with a 90-66
victory over BC Prienai as both Petr Benda and Vojtech Hruban scored 20
points for the winners. Milan Pavkovic nailed 5 three-pointers for 15
points to go along with 5 rebounds and 7 assists.
November 28, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 4, GS Medical Park 76 - 52 PBC Lokomotiv Kuban Galatasaray
Medical Park easily beat PBC Lokomotiv Kuban 76-42 in Group E, but
Kuban remained in first place in the group. Both teams are 3-1 in the
group but Galatasaray’s 24-point win could not overtake Kuban’s
25-point victory between these teams last week in Russia.
November 28, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 4, Stelmet Zielona Gora 85 - 61 Telenet Oostende Stelmet
Zielona Gora brushed aside Telenet Oostende 85-61 on Wednesday evening
in Poland, exacting revenge for its loss last week against the Belgian
champ. A huge improvement on shooting was the key for the host's
success, on an off night for Oostende.
November 28, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 4, Trefl Sopot 77 - 67 BC Donetsk Trefl
Sopot registered its first-ever Eurocup win by rallying from a 19-point
deficit to top BC Donetsk 77-67 in Group E in Ergo Arena, Poland on
Wednesday. Both teams are tied at 1-3 in Group E but Sopot is third and
Donetsk fourth due to its tie-break advantage.
November 28, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 4, BC Budivelnik Kiev 84 - 77 Hapoel Migdal BC
Budivelnik Kiev improved to 2-2 in difficult Group A by edging Hapoel
Migdal Jerusalem 84-77 at home on Wednesday. Budivelnik will tie for
second place in Group A at the end of this round and Hapoel will be
fourth at 1-3.
November 28, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 4, Unics Kazan 82 - 73 Panionios BC Athens Unics
Kazan cruised to 82-73 win over Panionios BC Athens on Wednesday to
remain unbeaten and atop Group F standings. Panionios dropped to 0-4
with two games remaining. Unics never trailed after it opened the first
quarter with a 12-2 run and scored 14 unanswered points.
November 28, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 4, BC Azovmash Mariupol 88 - 95 Banvit BK When
it looked like it was a done deal, three straight triples out of the
blue by Kalin Lucas in the last period, put BK Banvit Bandirma in the
game again and, after surviving overtime, the Turkish team finally
defeated BC Azovmash Mariupol in Ukraine by 88-95 on Wednesday.
November 28, 2012 - Valencia gets Lauvergne on short-term deal On
the heels of an injury to big man Serhiy Lishchuk, Valencia Basket
reinforced its frontline by signing Joffrey Lauvergne to a one-month
contract. Lauvergne (2.11 meters, 21 years old) arrives from Elan
November 28, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 4, BC Triumph Lyubertsy 82 - 77 VEF Riga BC
Triumph Lyubertsy became the first Last 16 team on Wednesday night by
defaeting VEF Riga at home, 82-77. The win allows Triumph to improve to
a 4-0 record to stay perfect in Group C, while VEF dropped to 1-3 but
still has options to advance.
November 28, 2012 - Cibona brings elite prospect Saric aboard Cibona
Zagreb ended the drawn out saga over where top prospect Dario Saric
will continue his career by signing him to a four-year contract on
Wednesday. Saric (2.07 meters, 18 years old) has not played yet this
November 28, 2012 - Asseco Prokom, Robinson part ways As
confirmed by the club on Wednesday morning, Asseco Prokom Gdynia and
forward Frank Robinson reached a mutual agreement to terminate their
contract. Robinson, who arrived to the Polish club this past summer.
November 28, 2012 - Dijon claim first win in thriller JDA
Dijon and Gaz Metan Medias served up another thriller as the hosts hung
on 83-79 at the finish to stay alive in Group D of the EuroChallenge.
Dijon began the night winless while the Romanians arrived with a 3-0
November 28, 2012 - Tartu dig deep for crucial win Tartu
Rock registered a big win over Khimik to stay alive in Group D of the
EuroChallenge thanks to a huge second half effort. The hosts had
trailed 47-41 at the break, but outscored the visitors from Ukraine
53-30 in the second half to get the result they needed.
November 27, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 4, Cajasol Seville 84 - 78 Orleans Loiret Basket Cajasol
Sevilla improved to 2-2 in Group H by edging Orleans Loiret Basket
84-78 at home on Tuesday. Cajasol can qualify to the Last 16 next week
if Crvena Zvezda Diva Belgrade beats Dinamo Banco di Sardegna Sassari
November 27, 2012 - Pesic takes over at Bayern Munich Svetislav
Pesic has been announced as the new head coach of FC Bayern Munich, the
club announced in a press conference on Tuesday. Pesic is taking over
from Yannis Christopoulos, who was handed the reins at the beginning of
November 27, 2012 - Azovmash Mariupol makes coaching change In
advance of a do-or-die home game to stay in the Last 16 race, Azovmash
Mariupol of Ukraine changed head coaches. Aleksandar Kesar has left the
team, replaced by Sergiy Zavalin for Azovmash's home challenge against
Banvit BK Bandirma on Wednesday.
November 27, 2012 - Week 4 brings first Last 16 opportunities The second half of the 2012-13 Eurocup Regular season comes your way with Week 4 action
that includes the possibility of seeing several teams become the first
to qualify to the Last 16. A single Tuesday game features Cajasol
Seville hosting Orleans Loiret at 20:30 CET.
November 27, 2012 - Czech League, Regular Season, Game 13 CEZ
Nymburk remain unbeaten after winning its twelfth consecutive game in
the Czech League, 67-94 on the road with BC Kolin. Five players scored
in double figure led by 15 points nailed by Jiri Welsch.
November 27, 2012 - French League, Regular Season, Game 8 With
the clash between the league leading Le Mans and second place Elan
Chalon being played on Monday, Cholet, Paris-Levallois and
Gravelines-Dunkerque took the spotlight climbing into the third-place
tie of the French League standings.
November 27, 2012 - Italian League, Regular Season, Game 9 Cimberio
Varese is still unbeaten atop the Italian League table after rolling to
a 91-78 home win over Trenkwalder Reggio Emilia. Early in the last
quarter, Varese led by just 69-64, but reached the double-digit margin
with Ebi Ere’s three-pointer.
November 27, 2012 - Lithuanian League, Regular Season, Game 7 Defending
champion Zalgiris Kaunas came from behind to win the first super
classic of the Lithuanian League 79-90 over Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius on
Monday in the Lithuanian capital. Read more here.
November 26, 2012 - Valencia Basket's Lishchuk to miss rest of regular season Valencia
basket's big man Serhiy Lishchuk will be sidelined for, at least, the
three following weeks, the club announced Monday. Lishchuk suffered an
injury on his right tendon in the last Spanish League game against FC
November 26, 2012 - Polish League, Regular Season, Game 9 Turkish
Airlines Eurleague team Asseco Prokom and a Eurocup representative
Stelmet Zielona Gora made up ground in the Polish League standings as
league-leaders lost in Game 9. Prokom rallied from a 16-points second
quarter deficit to defeat Jezioro Tarnobrzeg.
November 26, 2012 - Greek League, Regular Season, Game 7 The
defending champions Olympiacos Piraeus remained unbeaten atop of the
Greek League standings with a perfect 7-0 record after a win at
Kolossos 72-88. An early 2-11 run capped with Spanoulis three-pointer
gave Olympiacos 12-21 advantage.
November 26, 2012 - Turkish League, Regular Season, Game 7 With
Beskitas JK Istanbul scheduled to play on Monday, all other Turkish
Airlines Euroleague and Eurocup representatives picked up victories in
Game 7 of the Turkish League. Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul and Galatasaray
Medical Park recorded comfortable home wins.
November 25, 2012 - Lakers start hot, roll past Mavericks, 115-89 The
Los Angeles Lakers have scoring beyond Kobe Bryant in Mike D'Antoni's
offense. Not so much for the Dallas Mavericks when O.J. Mayo is a bit
off, at least until Dirk Nowitzki gets back.
November 25, 2012 - Heat escape Cavs with late rally, 110-108 Down
by seven points with less than 2 minutes left, LeBron James' current
team was in big trouble against his former team. That is, until the
Miami Heat saved their very best for the very end.
November 25, 2012 - Igokea back in winning rhythm Igokea
came back into a good rhythm. The victory against Szolnoki Olaj is its
second in a row after two previous defeats and is currently the leading
November 25, 2012 - BC Cibona confirmed the departure of its coach Veljko
Mrsic is another coach in ABA League, who left the club after another
defeat, this time against Crvena zvezda DIVA. There was a big
disappointment after another loss in BC Cibona, which led the coach
Veljko Mrsic to offer his resignation to the club's management.
November 24, 2012 - Euroleague co-MVPs for Week 7: Rudy Fernandez of Real Madrid and Ante Tomic of FC Barcelona Regal
Two players whose home teams faced close halftime scores - Ante Tomic
of FC Barcelona Regal and Rudy Fernandez of Real Madrid - came out of
the locker rooms to show the way to big victories and share the bwin
MVP award with the best performances on winning teams in Week 7.
November 24, 2012 - ABA Adriatic league 2012-13, Game 10 preview Game
10 in ABA Adriatic league coming today with even five games today and
two games tomorrow. As usual, it is expected that we will see a lot of
excitements and good games as well. Action starts at 17.00 CET as
Szolnoki Olaj will host Igokea.
November 24, 2012 - 15 years on and Navarro still wants more Barcelona's
Juan Carlos Navarro has stated that he has more playing days ahead of
him, 15 years since he started his professional career. The 2011
Eurobasket MVP hit 24 points in his side's 90-66 Euroleague win over
November 24, 2012 - Fernandez not burdened by legacy 19-year-old
Spanish international Jaime Fernandez has gradually carved out a spot
on the Asefa Estudiantes roster. The historical Madrid club are
currently in fifth place in the Liga Endesa with a 5-3 record, with the
young point guard averaging 12 minutes, contributing 5.2 points.
November 24, 2012 - Ponitka has faith in Poland Ask
any youth team coach in Europe to list the most exciting talents under
20 years of age and the name of Mateusz Ponitka will come up with great
November 23, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 7, Montepaschi Siena 89 - 87 Maccabi Electra Montepaschi
Siena extended its Turkish Airlines winning streak to four games in
beating Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv 89-87 at home in a thrilling showdown
in Group B. Bobby Brown scored 16 points and dished 6 assist, but
Daniel Hackett and Tomas Ress were the heroes late.
November 23, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 7, Real Madrid 104 - 81 BC Khimki MR Avenging
a close loss from one month ago, Real Madrid took over exclusive
possession of first place in Group A and put one foot in the Top 16 by
overwhelming Khimki Moscow Region 104-81 before a happy crowd in the
Spanish capital on Friday.
November 23, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 7, Mapooro Cantu 69 - 71 Panathinaikos Athens Michael
Bramos sank 7 three-pointers, including three in the final four minutes
to lift Panathinaikos Athens to a thrilling 69-71 win over Mapooro
Cantu in Desio, Italy on Friday night. The victory means Panathinaikos
is now 4-3 and tied for second place tie in Group A standings.
November 23, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 7, Besiktas JK Istanbul 83 - 72 Brose Baskets Besiktas
JK Istanbul moved within one win of a Top 16 berth after routing Brose
Baskets Bamberg 83-72 on Friday at Abdi Ipekci Arena. The victory
lifted the Turkish champs to 4-3 in Group D, while Bamberg slipped to
November 23, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 7, Zalgiris Kaunas 82 - 45 Caja Laboral Vitoria Zalgiris
Kaunas became the first team to make it to the Top 16 from Group C by
trouncing Caja Laboral Vitoria 82-45 in front of a sell-out crowd of
15,310 fans at Zalgirio Arena on Friday. Zalgiris improved to 6-1 and
remains atop the group.
November 23, 2012 - CSKA Moscow, Nicholas part ways CSKA
Moscow and shooting guard Drew Nicholas have reached an agreement to
terminate his contract by mutual agreement. Nicholas arrived to CSKA
last summer, inking a one-year deal with an option to extend it until
the end of the 2013-14 season.
November 23, 2012 - Tina Charles wins Week 5 MVP honours A
great team effort brought Wisla Can-Pack Krakow their first win in
EuroLeague Women Group A on Wednesday night. It was Tina Charles,
however, to take the limelight.
November 23, 2012 - An unexpected destination for Dorsey Joey
Dorsey agrees to terms with the Turkish side Gaziantep BSB. If you were
expecting Dorsey to leave Olympiacos for a bigger club like every
basketball fan in Europe, then you were clearly wrong.
November 23, 2012 - Glee for Gyor as they take down Tarsus A
terrific team performance by Uni Gyor was the foundation for their
third victory of the season in EuroLeague Women as they claimed an
81-72 home-floor success in Group A against the still winless Tarsus
November 23, 2012 - Fantastic fifth straight win for Gala Galatsaray
protected their unbeaten status in EuroLeague Women Group C after
grabbing their fifth consecutive win of the campaign with a convincing
79-69 success at Perfumerias Avenida.
November 22, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 7, FC Barcelona Regal 90 - 66 Lietuvos Rytas In
a very special night at Palau Blaugrana, FC Barcelona Regal stayed
undefeated in Group D by downing Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius 90-66 on
Thursday. Barcelona remains the only undefeated team in the competition
at 7-0, while L. Rytas dropped to 1-6.
November 22, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 7, EA7 Emporio Armani 75 - 60 Cedevita Zagreb EA7
Emporio Armani Milan registered a 75-60 win over Cedetiva Zagreb on
Thursday night to stay on pace to reach the Top 16. Armani improved to
3-4 and sits in fourth place in Group C. A third quarter in which Milan
outscored Cedevita 25-9 proved to be the turning point.
November 22, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 7, Olympiacos Piraeus 75 - 53 Anadolu Efes Olympiacos
Piraeus used a great defensive effort to take a huge step towards a
place in the Top 16 with a 75-53 win over Anadolu Efes Istanbul at the
Peace and Friendship Stadium on Thursday night.
November 22, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 7, Unicaja Malaga 63 - 48 Asseco Prokom Gdynia Unicaja
Malaga booked a spot in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 with a
superb defensive effort in a 63-48 victory at home over Asseco Prokom
Gdynia in Group B. Malaga improved to 6-1 with its sixth straight win –
paced by 12 points from Kosta Perovic.
November 22, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 7, Elan Chalon-Sur-Saone 82 - 87 Alba Berlin Alba
Berlin held on in a thrilling final minute to capture a valuable 82-87
road win over Elan Chalon at Le Colisee on Thursday evening. The win
snapped Berlin’s four game losing streak and improved its record to
November 22, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 7, Fenerbahce Ulker 85 - 68 Union Olimpija Fenerbahce
Ulker Istanbul cruised to 85-68 win over Union Olimpija Ljubljana,
taking an important step towards securing a Top 16 spot. Fenerbahce now
hold 4-3 record, which puts it into a tie for second place in Group A,
while Olimpija drops to 2-5.
November 22, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 7, CSKA Moscow 78 - 61 Partizan mt:s Belgrade CSKA Moscow became the second team to reach the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Top 16 from Group D by downing Partizan mt:s Belgrade 78-61 in the Russian capital on Thursday. CSKA improved to 6-1 and earned the right to keep fighting for Euroleague glory.
November 22, 2012 - 2013 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four London tickets on sale Euroleague
Basketball has announced that tickets for the 2013 Turkish Airlines
Euroleague Final Four London will go on sale to the public on Friday,
November 30 at 10:00 CET (09:00 GMT).
November 22, 2012 - Brown earns EuroChallenge Week 3 MVP honours Brandon
Brown delivered a solid performance on Tuesday to help Pizza Express
Apollon survive a nail-biting clash with BCM Gravelines Dunkerque and
claim their first win in the EuroChallenge Regular Season.
November 22, 2012 - Diener sets new Eurocup assists record Dinamo
Banco di Sardegna Sassari guard Travis Diener set a new Eurocup
single-game assists record Wednesday with 15 against Crvena Zvezda Diva
at Hala Pionir in Belgrade. Crvena Zvezda won the high-scoring affair
November 22, 2012 - Eurocup Regular Season game 3 MVP: Tywain McKee, BC Triumph For
the second consecutive week, not only did Tywain Mckee lead BC Triumph
Lyubertsy to a big Eurocup win, but he also managed to record the best
individual performance in the competition.
November 22, 2012 - Euroleague Regular season, Game 7: decision time! The Turkish Airlines Euroleague regular season enters Game 7
with one team already qualified to the Top 16 - still-undefeated FC
Barcelona Regal in Group D - and the other 23 squads retaining their
chances alive to reach the next round.
November 22, 2012 - Two in a row for Municipal Targoviste Having
had to wait since the nineties for their previous EuroLeague Women win,
this time Municipal Targoviste left a mere seven days between victories
after they emerged 87-82 winners of their Group B match-up at UE
November 22, 2012 - Holon win after impressive second half Hapoel
Unet Holon went on a massive 33-3 run spanning the third and fourth
quarters for a come-from-behind 88-64 victory at home over Antwerp
Giants in Group H action in the EuroChallenge.
November 21, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 3, Telenet Oostende 80 - 74 Stelmet Zielona Gora Telenet
Oostende downed Stelemet Zielona Gora 80-74 to raise its record to 2-1
and stay in second place in Group F. Matt Lojeski paced Oostende with
21 points on a perfect 3 for 3 from downtown, 6 for 6 from the foul
line and 8 rebounds.
November 21, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 3, Artland Dragons 76 - 71 Le Mans Sarthe Basket Artland
Dragons rallied back in the second half to pick up their first Eurocup
win of the season by downing Le Mans Sarthe Basket 76-71. The victory
means both Artland and Le Mans hold a 1-2 record and together with VEF
Riga share second place in Group C.
November 21, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 3, VEF Riga 84 - 91 BC Triumph Lyubertsy BC
Triumph Lyubertsy remained undefeated in Group C with a 91-84 victory
at VEF Riga thanks to 32 points from Tywain McKee. Lyubertsy improved
to 3-0 as McKee also collected 6 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals for a
42 ranking index.
November 21, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 3, Hapoel Migdal Jerusalem 81 - 67 BC Budivelnik Hapoel
Migdal Jerusalem picked up its first victory of the Eurocup by beating
BC Budivelnik Kiev 81-67. Jerusalem was paced by Craig Smith’s 18
points while Josh Duncan scored 17, Raviv Limonad had 13 and Jacob
Pullen chipped in 10 points for the hosts.
November 21, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 3, BC Prienai 84 - 66 CEZ Basketball Nymburk BC
Prienai remained unbeaten at home and moved into a tie for first place
in Group A with an 84-66 victory over CEZ Basketball Nymburk. Prienai
took charge early with a 9-0 run, led by double digits midway through
the opening quarter and never looked back.
November 21, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 3, Panionios BC Athens 72 - 92 Unics Kazan Unics
Kazan confirmed its status as the team to beat in Group F by downing
Panionios BC Athens 72-92 in the Greek capital on Wednesday. Unics
improved to 3-0 to stay atop the standings while Panionios dropped to
0-3. Chuck Eidson paced the winners with 22 points.
November 21, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 3, BC Donetsk 92 - 87 Trefl Sopot In
arguably one of the best games in the 2012-13 Eurocup, BC Donetsk
registered its first win in difficult Group E by edging Trefl Sopot
92-87 in overtime on Wednesday. Donetsk improved to 1-2 and Sopot
dropped to 0-3.
November 21, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 3, Banvit BK Bandirma 97 - 81 BC Azovmash Banvit
BK Bandirma improved its chances to reach the Last 16 in Group D by
downing BC Azovmash Mariupol 97-81 at home on Wednesday. Banvit is now
second in Group D with a 2-1 record and Azovmash third at 1-3.
November 21, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 3, Lokomotiv Kuban 91 - 66 GS Medical Park Lokomotiv
Kuban Krasnodar crushed Galatasaray Medical Park 91-66 on Wednesday to
take over first place in Group E with a perfect 3-0 record. Galatasaray
dropped to 2-1 and sits in second place.
November 21, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 3, Lukoil Academic Sofia 64 - 85 Gescrap Bilbao Gescrap
Bilbao Basket ended the first leg of the Regular Season on a high note
on Wednesday night thanks to a 64-85 road win at Lukoil Academic Sofia.
The win leaves Gescrap undefeated with a 3-0 record for sole possession
of Group B leadership, while Lukoil drops to 1-2.
November 21, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 3, Spartak SPB 89 - 71 Ratiopharm Ulm Spartak
St. Petersburg took sole possession of first place in Group G with an
89-71 victory at home over Ratiopharm Ulm, which suffered its first
loss of the campaign. Spartak’s Josh Carter nailed 6 three-pointers in
leading all players with 24 points.
November 21, 2012 - Eurocup Regular season, Week 3 The
last 13 games of the first leg of the Regular Season will be heppening
throughout the afternoon into the night. Action starts at 16:00 CET
with Spartak SPB vs. ratiopharm Ulm and ends with two games tipping off
at 20:30 CET.
November 21, 2012 - Euroleague seeks competitive team in United Kingdom Euroleague
Final Four next May which will take place in London for the first time
in history could become a stepping stone for Euroleague to enter United
Kingdom's market for good.
November 21, 2012 - NCAA player drops 138 In
an astonighing record setting game of NCAA Division III, Grinnell guard
Jack Taylor scored a whooping 138 points to lead his team to a 179-104
victory over Faith Baptist Bible.
November 21, 2012 - Tofas triumphant in Overtime Classic On
a night of drama in the EuroChallenge, Tofas Bursa continued the
exciting trend with a riveting 82-79 overtime success against a
crestfallen KRKA Novo Mesto in Group A.
November 21, 2012 - Three in a row for crunch time Kings If
there's one thing Gaz Metan Medias knows, it's how to win in crunch
time as the Romanian club won a third consecutive thriller in
EuroChallenge Group D with an absorbing 88-86 success against Khimik.
November 20, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 3, Belgacom Spirou 53 - 66 KK Buducnost VOLI Impressive
defense on the road lifted Buducnost Voli Podgoria to its first road
win of the season, 53-66 over Belgacom Spirou Charleroi on Tuesday in
Group B of the Eurocup Regular Season. Buducnost raised its record to
November 20, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 3, Valencia Basket 97 - 64 s.Oliver Baskets Valencia
Basket of Spain eased into the halfway point of the Eurocup Regular
Season with a perfect record thanks to an impressive 97-64 over
s.Oliver Baskets Wurzburg of Germany on Tuesday. Valencia is now 3-0
and on the brink of qualifying to the Last 16.
November 20, 2012 - Maljkovic shocks Cedevita by resigning After
leading Cedevita Zagreb to its first Turkish Airlines Euroleague
victories ever in each of the last two weeks, legend Bozidar Majlkovic
unexpectedly resigned as head coach on Tuesday, citing personal
reasons, the club confirmed in a press conference this afternoon.
November 20, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 3, KK Cibona Zagreb 90 - 95 Cholet Basket Cholet
Basket of France got its first win of the Eurocup season the hard way,
going on the road to defeat KK Cibona by 90-95 in Zagreb, Croatia on
Tuesday, thereby rejoining the Last 16 race in Group G. Cholet is now
November 20, 2012 - ECA Assembly meets in Barcelona Members
of the Euroleague Commercial Assets Assembly met on Tuesday in
Barcelona, Spain to review the previous season's results and to discuss
the current season's activities and objectives.
November 20, 2012 - Crvena zvezda keeps marching Crvena
zvezda keeps marching through ABA League lately and achieved another
success on Sunday with a victory against Krka.
November 20, 2012 - Cibona signed Andersen Cibona
filled its outside line by signing the Canadian guard Jermaine
Andersen, who already had a good season in Podgorica in 2011/12.
Andersen, who is member of the Canadian national team, is returning to
the Croatian capital after two years.
November 20, 2012 - Eurocup regular season, Week 3: everything still open! The
Eurocup regular season reaches its halfway mark this week, which makes
it a perfect good moment to see where everybody stands in what surely
is a tight race to stay alive in the competition. Going in, all 32
teams face Week 3 with high hopes and ambitions.
November 20, 2012 - Caja Laboral finds new coach in Tabak Caja
Laboral reached an agreement with head coach Zan Tabak to work together
for the remainder of the season, the club announced Monday night.
Tabak, age 42, arrives from Trefl Sopot, which he had joined this
November 20, 2012 - Alba Berlin brings back Byars Locked
in a Group B battle for survival, Alba Berlin on Tuesday announced the
return of forward Derrick Byars to the team he helped reach the Eurocup
title game in 2010. Byars (2.01 meters, 28 years old) last played with
San Antonio of the NBA briefly in the spring.
November 20, 2012 - Panionios releases coach Skourtopoulos Panionios
BC Athens reached an agreement with head coach Athanasios Skourtopoulos
to terminate his contract, the club announced Monday. Panionios
promoted Nikos Ekomonou as interim coach while finding a replacement.
November 20, 2012 - Trefl Sopot, coach Tabak part ways Trefl
Sopot announced Monday night that head coach Zan Tabak has left the
club to join Turkish Airlines Euroleague powerhouse Caja Laboral.
Tabak, age 42, had joined Trefl this summer and helped the team win the
Polish Supercup and lead the Polish League with a 6-2 record.
November 19, 2012 - Cibona beefs up backcourt with Anderson Cibona
Zagreb reinforced its backcourt with the signing of Jermaine Anderson.
Last season Anderson (29 years old, 1.89 meters) helped KK Buducnost
Voli Podgorica reach the Eurocup quarterfinals, where it lost to
November 19, 2012 - VTB Arena becomes partner of Euroleague Basketball's Game of the Week Euroleague
Basketball and VTB Arena have announced a bilateral partnership
agreement of cooperation to further develop basketball in Russia and
present the VTB Arena project at an international level.
November 19, 2012 - Caja Laboral fires head coach Dusko Ivanovic Caja
Laboral of Spain on Sunday fired head coach Dusko Ivanovic, who had
occupied its bench for most of the century and led the club to a pair
of Euroleague title games and its first Final Four. Ivanovic, 55 years
old, was let go after a Spanish League home loss on Sunday.
November 18, 2012 - Rondo has 20 assists, Celtics beat Raptors 107-89 Rajon
Rondo made up for lost time in a big way for the Boston Celtics after
missing a game because of a sprained right ankle. Rondo had 20 assists
for the second time this season and added six points to help the
Celtics beat the Toronto Raptors 107-89 on Saturday.
November 18, 2012 - Jazz drop Wizards to 0-8 with 83-76 victory The
Washington Wizards had the perfect opportunity for a first victory,
facing a struggling and tired Utah Jazz team ready to go home after
nearly a week on the road.
November 17, 2012 - Split lost Mimica in a victory against Cibona Split's
second best player sustained an injury and will be sidelined for about
a month. In Game 9 in ABA Adriatic league, Split topped Cibona 72-62
and improved to 4-5 score, since Cibona dropped to 4-5 score.
November 17, 2012 - Regular Season Week 6 bwin MVP: Sasha Vujacic, Anadolu Efes Istanbul A
stellar performance in a winning effort has made Sasha Vujacic of
Anadolu Efes Istanbul the Euroleague regular season Week 6 bwin MVP.
Vujacic used a dominant second-half to achieve a career-high 29 points
and a performance index ranking of 31.
November 17, 2012 - Rubio 'Listens To His Knee' Spanish
point guard Ricky Rubio tore his ACL in March after knocking into Kobe
Bryant in a Minnesota Timberwolves game at home against the Los Angeles
Lakers. He had started his rookie NBA season in great form, averaging
10.6 points, 8.2 assists up until that point.
November 17, 2012 - ABA Adriatic league 2012-13, Game 9 preview Game
9 in ABA Adriatic league will start today with four games on schedule.
Get ready for more excitements and good games. At 16.30 CET, Croatian
derby as Split will host Cibona. After eight played games in this
season, Split have score of 3 wins and 5 losses.
November 16, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 6, Caja Laboral 72 - 89 Olympiacos Piraeus Olympiacos
Piraeus pounded Caja Laboral 72-89 at Fernando Buesa Arena in Vitoria,
Spain, on Friday night for the champs’ second straight road win. The
Reds improved to 4-2 and joined Anadolu Efes Istanbul in a tie for
second place in Group C.
November 16, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 6, Anadolu Efes 77 - 71 EA7 Emporio Armani Anadolu
Efes Istanbul improved to 4-2 in difficult Group C by topping EA7
Emporio Armani Milan 77-71 at Abdi Ipecki Sports Hall on Friday. Efes
registered its fourth win in its last five games. Milan dropped to 2-4
and now faces two critical games in the Top 16 race.
November 16, 2012 - Torey Thomas left Belgrade Partizan
split with the American player Torey Jamal Thomas after he had another
game swith zero effect in ABA League during the previous round.
November 16, 2012 - Another change in MZT Skopje Aerodrom MZT
Skopje Aerodrom decided to release its American forward Noah Dahlman
(199 cm). The 23-year-old player, who was with MZT already from the
previous season but didn’t show his best performances at the beginning
of the new one, was put aside.
November 16, 2012 - Schio make it four in a row A
20-point haul from Jantel Lavender helped Famila Schio to blow out
struggling Arras 74-49 in EuroLeague Women Group B as the Italian club
protected its' unbeaten record with a fourth straight victory.
November 16, 2012 - Panathinaikos lands shooter Jason Kapono On
the heels of a big win that boosted its chances to win Group A,
Panathinaikos Athens announced the signing of shooter Jason Kapono
until the end of the season. Kapono (2.01 meters, 31 years old) arrives
from the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA.
November 16, 2012 - BC Khimki Moscow Region – Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul – Clarification Regarding Last Made Field Goal Due
to the confusion created following the end of the game played today
between BC Khimki Moscow Region and Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul regarding
the last made field goal, Euroleague Basketball would like to clarify
November 15, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 6, Cedevita Zagreb 108 - 106 Zalgiris Kaunas Cedevita
Zagreb earned its second consecutive victory –and its second ever in
the Euroleague- in Group C on Thursday night and ended Zalgiris Kaunas’
unbeaten run in the 2012-13 season with a 108-106 double overtime
victory at Drazen Petrovic Basketball Center.
November 15, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 6, Panathinaikos Athens 79 - 68 Real Madrid Panathinaikos
Athens snapped its two-game losing streak by downing Real Madrid 79-68
in OAKA Arena on Thursday night. Panathinaikos also holds a potential
tiebreaker over Madrid due the 11-point margin of victory, which is
greater than its loss in Madrid.
November 15, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 6, Partizan mt:s Belgrade 87 - 72 Besiktas JK Partizan
mt:s Belgrade registered its first win of the Turkish Airlines
Euroleague season by downing Besiktas JK Istanbul 87-72 in front of
6,500 fans at Pionir Arena in the Serbian capital on Thursday. Partizan
improved to 1-5 in Group D.
November 15, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 6, Alba Berlin 73 - 75 Montepaschi Siena What
looked like a blowout turned into a last-shot thriller on Thursday
night in Berlin as Montepaschi Siena survived Alba with a 73-75 road
win in Group B. Siena managed to build 14-point leads midway through
November 15, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 6, Asseco Prokom Gdynia 70 - 76 Elan Chalon Elan
Chalon escaped from Ergo Arena in Gdynia with a 70-76 road win over
Asseco Prokom, on Thursday to remain in the thick of the battle for a
Top 16 spot. The French champs improved to 2-4 in Group B, while the
Polish champs dropped to 1-5.
November 15, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 6, Union Olimpija 81 - 79 Mapooro Cantu Union
Olimpija Ljubljana broke its four-game losing streak by downing Mapooro
Cantu 81-79 in Group A in the Slovenian capital on Thursday. Both teams
are now tied with 2-5 records, but Olimpija has already beaten Cantu
November 15, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 6, Maccabi Electra 62 - 64 Unicaja Malaga Unicaja
Malaga handed Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv its first loss of the Turkish
Airlines Euroleague season, 62-64, on Thursday night. Marcus Williams
helped Unicaja take the lead late in a tightly contested fourth quarter
and Maccabi was unable to score on its final possession.
November 15, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 6, Brose Baskets 66 - 86 FC Barcelona Regal FC
Barcelona Regal used a 12-0 third-quarter run to pull away from Brose
Baskets Bamberg en route to an 86-66 road victory, which made Barcelona
the first team to clinch a berth in the 2012-13 Turkish Airlines
Euroleague Top 16.
November 15, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 6, Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius 62 - 71 CSKA Moscow CSKA
Moscow remained perfect on the road this season and closed in on a Top
16 spot after downing Lietuvos Rytas 62-71. With the victory, CSKA
stays in second place in Group D with a 5-1 record, while Rytas
occupies fifth place after dropping to 1-5.
November 15, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 6, BC Khimki MR 71 - 70 Fenerbahce Ulker K.C.
River’s buzzer-beating shot lifted BC Khimki Moscow Region to a
thrilling 71-70 victory over Fenerbahce Ulker. Rivers managed to grab
the ball after Sergey Monya missed a three-pointer and threw it up a
fraction of a second before the red light on the backboard lit up.
November 15, 2012 - Rivas strike early in Midnight showdown Rivas
Ecopolis wasted little time in getting to work in their specially
rescheduled midnight EuroLeague Women showdown with Uni Györ after a
scorching first quarter facilitated an excellent 84-65 Group A win.
November 15, 2012 - Prague finally get off the mark A
couple of terrific shooting performances by Jelena Dubljevic and Eva
Viteckova catapulted ZVVZ USK Prague to a 79-71 win at Novi Zagreb and
an overdue first victory of the season in Group C.
November 15, 2012 - Eurocup regular season Game 2 co-MVPs: Mejia, McKee For
the first time this season, two players share Eurocup weekly MVPs
honors due to their outstanding performances in respective winning
efforts. Sammy Mejia of Banvit BK Bandirma and Tywain McKee of BC
November 14, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 2, Buducnost VOLI 75 - 72 Lukoil Academic Sofia KK
Buducnost Voli picked up its first win of the new Eurocup campaign by
downing Lukoil Academic Sofia 75-72 in Podgorica on Wednesday night.
Both Buducnost and Lukoil now hold 1-1 record and are in a second-place
tie in Group B.
November 14, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 2, Cajasol Seville 93 - 95 Crvena Zvezda Diva In
its 300th game in European club competitions, Crvena Zvezda Diva
Belgrade improved to 2-0 in Group H by edging Cajasol Seville 93-95 in
overtime on Wednesday. Zvezda became the exclusive leader atop Group H
and Cajasol dropped to 0-2.
November 14, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 2, Orleans Loiret 88 - 75 Banco Sardegna Sassari Orleans
Loiret downed Banco di Sardegna Sassari 88-75 in Group H to improve to
1-1. Orleans used a 10-0 run to take an 83-70 margin late in the game
and get its first win of the Eurocup campaign. Caleb Green led the
winners with 23 points.
November 14, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 2, Ratiopharm Ulm vs. KK Cibona Zagreb Despite
missing its starting center and point guard, Ratiopharm Ulm knocked off
KK Cibona Zagreb 83-68 at home to improve to 2-0 in Group G of the
Eurocup. Center John Bryant and playmaker Per Guenther both missed the
game with ankle injuries.
November 14, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 2, Galatasaray Medical Park 72 - 68 BC Donetsk Galatasaray
Medical Park remains unbeaten and tied for first place in Group E with
Lokomotiv Kuban after edging BC Donetsk 69-65 at Abdi Ipecki in
Istanbul. The hosts tied the score at 22-22 and after taking a slim
lead early in the second quarter, never looked back.
November 14, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 2, PBC Lokomotiv Kuban 99 - 79 Trefl Sopot PBC
Lokomotiv Kuban used a near-perfect shooting night behind the arc to
comfortably down Trefl Sopot 99-79 and pick up its second win in Group
E. The hosts hit 14 three-pointers in only 17 attempts and Jimmy Baron
scored 21 of his game-high 29 points before halftime.
November 14, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 2, Banvit BK Bandirma 101 - 82 s.Oliver Baskets Banvit
BK Bandirma finished the game with a 15-2 run to secure a 101-82
victory at home over s.Oliver Baskets in Eurocup Group D. Sammy Meija’s
23 points paced five Banvit scorers in double figures with Chuck Davis
adding 18 points, Kalin Lucas 14.
November 14, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 2, Hapoel Migdal Jerusalem 69 - 86 CEZ Nymburk CEZ
Nymburk took control of Group A with a big 69-86 win over Hapoel Migdal
Jerusalem at Malha sports hall in the Israeli capital on Wednesday.
Nymburk now holds a 2-0 record in first place of the standings, while
Hapoel dropped to last place at 0-2.
November 14, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 2, Panionios BC 70 - 76 Stelmet Zielona Gora Stelmet
Zielona Gora sent a message that echoed all around Group F by downing
Panionios BC 70-76 in the Greek capital on Wednesday. Zielona Gora
registered its first-ever win in the competition and now ties with its
next opponent, Telenet Oostende, for second place at 1-1.
November 14, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 2, BC Budivelnik Kiev 84 - 57 BC Prienai BC
Budivelnik Kiev registered its first win in Group A by topping BC
Prienai 84-57 in the Ukrainian capital on Wednesday. Both teams are now
tied in Group A with a 1-1 record. Giorgi Tsintsadze and Leo Lyons
paced the winners with 16 points apiece.
November 14, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 2, BC Triumph Lyubertsy 84 - 79 Artland Dragons BC
Triumph Lyubertsy rallied from a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit and
then worked extra time to pull out an 84-79 overtime win over Artland
Dragons on Wednesday. With the victory, Triumph takes sole possession
of the first place in Group C, while Artland stay at the bottom at 0-2.
November 14, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 2, BC Azovmash Mariupol 70 - 76 Valencia Basket Valencia
Basket came back from a 10-point first half deficit and nearly
squandered a 14-point fourth quarter lead before beating BC Azovmash
Mariupol 76-70 on the road in the Eurocup. Bojan Dubljevic and Serhiy
Lishchuk both scored 14 points as Valencia improved to 2-0.
November 14, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 2, Spartak St. Petersburg 69 - 60 Cholet Basket Spartak
St. Petersburg managed to pull its second win of the season, first at
home, on Wednesday evening thanks to a final quarter pull to defeat
Cholet Basket by 69-60. The win leaves Spartak undefeated at the top of
Group G with a 2-0 record, while Cholet drops to 0-2.
November 14, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 2, Unics Kazan 83 - 72 Telenet Oostende Unics
Kazan had its second win of the season, first at home, on Wednesdeay by
beating Telenet Oostende of Belgium by 83-72. The win allows Unics to
climb to a 2-0 record in Group F and has sole possession of first place
precisely handing Oostende its first loss and a 1-1.
November 14, 2012 - Panathinaikos picks up playmaker Banks On
the eve of the second half of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular
Season, Panathinaikos Athens added depth to its backcourt with the
addition of point guard Marcus Banks through the end of the campaign.
November 14, 2012 - Triumph Lyubertsy adds size with Searcy BC
Triumph Lyubertsy reached an agreement with power forward Devin Searcy
to join forced until the end of the 2012-13 season, the club announced
Wednesday. Searcy (2.08 meters, 23 years old) arrives from the
November 14, 2012 - Cajasol Seville lands Dozier Cajasol
Seville added size and Eurocup experience to its roster by inking power
forward Roberto Dozier, who signed a short-term deal with an option to
extend it until the end of the season. Dozier (2.06 meter, 27 years
old) arrives from Cholet Basket.
November 14, 2012 - Orleans Loiret signs shooting ace Hill Orleans
Loiret Basket added more fire power to its roster by inking shooting
guard Chris Hill to a short-term deal. Hill (1.91 meters, 29 years old)
will replace Dwayne Broyles while he is injured. Both players were
teammates with Belgacom Spirou Charleroi.
November 14, 2012 - Mons rally to beat Paris in Overtime Mons-Hainaut
topped Paris Levellois 86-84 in overtime to claim a big road win in
Group E of the EuroChallenge. After a back-and-forth encounter,
Mons-Hainaut scored the final four points of regulation to force the
extra period and then made their hosts pay with a big finish.
November 14, 2012 - Khimik snatch victory at the death Khimik
Yuzhne scored four points in the final six seconds to snatch a 76-73
win on the road over JDA Dijon and move to 2-0 in Group D of the
EuroChallenge. In a thrilling finish, the Ukrainians let slip a
five-point lead in the final four minutes, but then came back at the
death to take the win.
November 13, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 2, Belgacom Spirou Basket 69 - 85 Gescrap Bilbao Gescrap
Bilbao Basket of Spain retained at least a share of first place in
Group B with a command road performance to stop host Belgacom Spirou
Basket 69-85 on Tuesday. A 4-20 run that started with a triple by Nikos
Zisis just before halftime proved too much for Spirou.
November 13, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 2, VEF Riga 80 - 89 Le Mans Sarthe Basket In
an all-out, basket-for-basket battle to open Week 2 of the Eurocup
Regular Season, visiting Le Mans Sarthe Basket surged to an 80-89 road
win over VEF Riga on Tuesday to force a tie between them in Group C.
November 13, 2012 - Nemanja Gordic signed with Partizan mt:s As
it was rumored in last few days, it became official. Nemanja Gordic is
new player of Partizan mt:s. Nemanja Gordic signed contract with Black
and whites until end of 2013-14 season. In his career, Nemanja Gordic
played for Buducnost, Lottomatica Roma and Azovmash.
November 13, 2012 - MZT Skopje inks Otasevic Serbian
guard Nikola Otasevic, ex Sloboda Uzice, joined MZT Skopje Aerodrom on
Monday. The new coach Ales Pipan obviously give the team a new push,
which was seen on Sunday, when MZT defeated Cedevita at home.
November 13, 2012 - Eurosport 2 continues with Eurocup LIVE broadcasts Eurosport
2 continues with its two-night-a-week live, multi-language game
broadcasts: Belgacom Spirou vs. Gescrap Bilbao tonight at 20:30 CET and
Hapoel Jerusalem vs. CEZ Nymburk Wednesday at 18:00 CET. See full
November 13, 2012 - Another round of 16 thrilling duels! After
an exciting opening week, the 2012-13 Eurocup regular season continues
with 16 showdowns all across the continent. Action starts on Tuesday
with two early games. At 18:30 CET, VEF Riga takes Le Mans Sarthe
Basket in Group B.
November 13, 2012 - Regular Season week four Preview A
number of EuroCup Women teams head into this week's action knowing they
can potentially book their spot in the Eighth-Finals. In Group A,
unbeaten Basket Lattes Montpellier Agglomeration will do exactly that -
if they find a fourth successive win when they entertain CSM Satu Mare.
November 13, 2012 - Motiejunas relegated to NBDL In
a rather unexpected move the Houston Rockets have decided to send
Donatas Motiejunas to their NBDL team, alongside two other teammates.
Motiejunas will now have to spend an undetermined period of time
playing for Rio Grande Valley Vipers, Houston's own D-League team.
November 13, 2012 - D'Antoni fills Lakers coaching position While
the entire basketball was holding their breath for Phil Jackson's
comeback from retirement to take over LA Lakers again, the Californian
team opted to hire D'Antoni instead.
November 12, 2012 - EuroChallenge Gameday two Preview EuroChallenge
Regular Season Week 2 tips off on Tuesday evening with 13 games and
concludes on Wednesday night with the remaining three encounters.
November 12, 2012 - Changes at Tarsus; Weekend Roundup Tarsus
Belediye Spor have made changes to their roster by releasing Cindy Lima
and drafting in scoring machine Shay Doron in a bid to boost their
prospects of gaining a historical first win in the EuroLeague Women.
November 12, 2012 - Midnight Basketball in Madrid For
the past two decades, midnight basketball has been played in inner-city
neighbourhoods across North America and the United Kingdom. Now Madrid
in Spain is also set to host its own version of midnight ball.
November 12, 2012 - Greek League, Regular Season, Game 5 A
few days after getting back on the winning track in the Turkish
Airlines Euroleague, Olympiacos remains in first place in the Greek
League after stopping Peristeri 78-92 on the road to remain undefeated
November 12, 2012 - ABA Adriatic league, Regular Season, Game 8 Eurocup representative Crvena zvezda Diva beat their arch-rival and a Turkish Airlines Euroleague team Partizan mt:s 78-92 and moved up to the fourth-place tie in the ABA League standings. Crvena zvezda never trailed and built a double-digit lead already after 9 minutes.
November 12, 2012 - Spanish League, Regular Season, Game 7 All
four Turkish Airlines Euroleague recorded victories in Game 7 of the
Spanish League. FC Barcelona, Unicaja Malaga as well as league leader
Real Madrid all won comfortably, while Caja Laboral rallied from an
18-point deficit to defeat Valencia Basket.
November 12, 2012 - French League, Regular Season, Game 6 With
Turkish Airlines Euroleague team Elan Chalon playing on Monday, Eurocup
representative Le Mans Sarthe grabbed a sole possession of the first
place in French League downing BCM Gravelines 76-61. Le Mans used a 9-2
run to open up 49-39 lead after 25 minutes.
November 11, 2012 - Central Board gives green light to new format and calendar of competition FIBA
announced at its Central Board meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, that
it will go ahead and implement a new format and calendar of competition
beginning in 2017.
November 10, 2012 - ABA Adriatic league 2012-13, Game 8 preview Basketball
never stops. After two days in Eurocup competition, and two days in
Turkish Airlines Euroleague, now we have two day in ABA Adriatic
league. With three games today, Game 8 in ABA Adriatic league will
start. Action start at 17.00 CET with two games.
November 10, 2012 - Cedevita achieved its maiden victory The
Euroleague's fifth round was the most successful for Cedevita, which
profited from a patient work and celebrated a home victory against Caja
November 10, 2012 - bwin MVP for Regular Season Week 5: Bobby Brown, Montepaschi Siena With
the top performance on a winning Turkish Airlines Euroleague team for
the second consecutive week, Bobby Brown of Montepaschi Siena has
become the first player in almost three years to win the bwin MVP honor
November 10, 2012 - Mike Brown fired as Lakers coach The
Los Angeles Lakers have fired head coach Mike Brown after a sub-par 1-4
start to the NBA season. This news comes a mere 48 hours after Lakers
executive vice-president Jim Buss gave Brown a vote of confidence which
makes this announcement a little more surprising than expected.
November 10, 2012 - Valanciunas shows Rookies how it's done Ten
days into the 2012/13 season, Jonas Valanciunas of Lithuania is the
early frontrunner in the race for the unofficial 'European NBA Rookie
of the Year' title.
November 9, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 5, Partizan mt:s 72 - 77 Brose Baskets Brose
Baskets Bamberg rallied from an 8-point fourth quarter deficit to
record a huge 72-77 away win at Partizan mt:s Belgrade on Friday night.
This victory puts the German champions into sole possession of fourth
place in Turkish Airlines Euroleague Group D.
November 9, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 5, Union Olimpija Ljubljana 76 - 89 Real Madrid A
resourceful Real Madrid rolled to a 76-89 road win over Union Olimpija
Ljubljana on Thursday to claim exclusive possession of first place in
Group A. The victory pushed Madrid's record to 4-1, while Olimpija
dropped to 1-4 with its fourth consecutive defeat.
November 9, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 5, Panathinaikos Athens 67 - 79 BC Khimki MR BC
Khimki Moscow Region improved its chances of reaching the Top 16 from
Group A by downing Panathinaikos Athens 67-79 in the Greek capital on
Friday. Khimki improved to 3-2 and now faces a pivotal showdown against
Fenerbahce Ulker at home next week.
November 9, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 5, Asseco Prokom 66 - 101 Montepaschi Siena Montepaschi
Siena nailed eight three-pointers in a monster third quarter in beating
Asseco Prokom Gdynia 101-66 on the road for a huge victory in Group B
of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague. Siena out-scored Prokom 37-12 in
the third quarter to blow the game wide open.
November 9, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 5, Anadolu Efes Istanbul 64 - 77 Zalgiris Kaunas Zalgiris
Kaunas reached the midway point of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague
Regular Season with an unblemished record in Group C after beating
Anadolu Efes Istanbul 64-77 at Abdi Ipekci Sports Arena. Three-pointers
made the difference in the game.
November 9, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 5, Cedevita Zagreb 76 - 69 Caja Laboral Vitoria Cedevita
Zagreb picked up its first ever Turkish Airlines Euroleague victory by
downing Caja Laboral 76-69 at Drazen Petrovic Arena in the Croatian
capital on Friday. Both teams now hold 1-4 records and share fifth
place in Group C.
November 9, 2012 - Clippers build big lead, beat Blazers 103-90 Chris
Paul joked that the Trail Blazers' near-comeback against the Clippers
made for good television. ''You always gotta make it interesting,'' he
said with a smile. But only to a point. The Clippers built a 25-point
lead in the first half then held off a second-half rally by the
November 9, 2012 - Durant helps Thunder edge Bulls 97-91 Oklahoma
City went to Kevin Durant in the fourth quarter. Chicago was missing
its best closer, so all the Bulls had to pitch in. Durant and Co. were
just too much to overcome. The NBA scoring champion had 10 of his 24
points in the final period.
November 9, 2012 - EuroLeague Women week 3 review The
pre-season script continues to be torn up in EuroLeague Women as some
unfancied teams flourish whilst some favourites are left floundering.
November 9, 2012 - Okur retires from basketball Former
Turkish international and NBA forward Mehmet Okur has announced his
retirement from all levels of basketball. Constant injuries and lack of
fitness have forced Okur to bring the curtain down on a 19 year career.
November 9, 2012 - Vieru shines as Sparta&K stay perfect A
superb shooting display from Natalia Vieru headlined a powerful
performance by Sparta&K M.R. Vidjone who chalked up a comfortable
74-56 road win at Uni Györ to stay unbeaten in EuroLeague Women Group
November 8, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 5, Alba Berlin 76 - 78 Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv Undefeated
Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv continued its winning run with a 76-78 win
over Alba Berlin at o2 Arena in Germany. Alba gave the Israeli champs
all they could handle – and had a last-second shot to tie or win the
November 8, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 5, EA7 Emporio Armani Milan 71 - 84 Olympiacos Defending
champion Olympiacos Piraeus escaped from Medialonum Forum in Milan with
a 71-84 win over EA7 Emporio Armani in Group C thanks to a brilliant
evening from All-Euroleague guard Vassilis Spanoulis.
November 8, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 5, Mapooro Cantu 82 - 58 Fenerbahce Ulker Mapooro
Cantu improved its chances to make it to the Turkish Airlines
Euroleague Top 16 by thrashing Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul 82-58 in
Desio, Italy on Thursday night. Cantu improved to 2-3 in Group A and
Fenerbahce dropped to 3-2.
November 8, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 5, Elan Chalon 78 - 88 Unicaja Malaga Unicaja
Malaga picked up its fourth Turkish Airlines Euroleague win in a row by
downing Elan Chalon-Sur-Saone 78-88 at Le Colisee on Thursday. The
victory keeps Unicaja in the second place in Group B with a 4-1 record,
while Chalon drops to 1-4 record.
November 8, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 5, Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius 67 - 73 Besiktas JK Besiktas
JK Istanbul took a decisive step towards the Top 16 in its first-ever
Turkish Airlines Euroleague season by downing Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius
67-73 at Siemens Arena D in the Lithuanian capital on Thursday.
Besiktas improved to 3-2 and is third in Group D.
November 8, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 5, CSKA Moscow 60 - 81 FC Barcelona Regal FC
Barcelona Regal kept its perfect Turkish Airlines Euroleague record
untouched and handed CSKA Moscow its worst Euroleague home loss with a
dominating 60-81 victory in a clash of undefeated teams on Thursday in
November 8, 2012 - Eurocup Regular season Game 1 MVP: Matt Lojeski, Telenet Oostende A
stellar performance in a winning effort allowed Matt Lojeski of Telenet
Oostende to become the first weekly MVP of the 2012-13 Eurocup season.
In his competition debut, Lojeski stood out as he led Oostende to an
84-65 home win over Panionios BC Athens.
November 8, 2012 - Battle of unbeaten powerhouses tips off Week 5! The
2012-13 Turkish Airlines Euroleague regular season reaches its halfway
mark this week with several teams able to take decisive steps forwards
toward qualification for the Top 16 and others already starting the
fight for survival.
November 8, 2012 - Olympiacos officially releases Dorsey Turkish
Airlines Euroleague champions Olympiacos Piraeus has officially
released center Joey Dorsey prior to Thursday's road game against EA7
Emporio Armani Milan, ending their relationship two weeks after he
criticized the organization and stopped playing with the team.
November 8, 2012 - Bright start by Mondeville continues USO
Mondeville continued their positive start as a potential surprise
package in EuroLeague Women Group C after claiming an emphatic 73-64
home success against a disappointing Perfumerias Avenida.
November 8, 2012 - Lipko voted as Official Mascot The
public have chosen Lipko as the official mascot of EuroBasket 2013.
Following two weeks of online voting through the Zurnal internet
portal, Lipko, based on a traditional symbol of Slovenia, the linden
tree, was the unanimous choice of the people.
November 7, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 1, Telenet Oostende 84 - 65 Panionios BC Athens Telnet
Oostende never trailed en route to an 84-65 victory over Panionios BC
Athens in their Group F opener at Sleuyter Arena on Wednesday night.
The Belgian champions set a club record for the greatest margin of
victory in a Eurocup game.
November 7, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 1, Gescrap Bilbao 85 - 78 Buducnost VOLI Gescrap
Bilbao Basket rescued a thrilling 85-78 come-from-behind win after
overtime over Buducnost Podgorica Voli on Wednesday in Group B.
Buducnost opened the third quarter with back-to-back triples for a
31-46 huge advantage.
November 7, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 1, B. Sardegna Sassari 87 - 84 Cajasol Seville Dinamo
Banco di Sardegna Sassari grabbed a valuable win in its first-ever
Eurocup showdown by edging Cajasol Seville 87-84 in Group H at home on
Wednesday. Bootsy Thornton paced the winners with 26 points on 6-of-7
November 7, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 1, Le Mans Sarthe Basket 71 - 76 BC Triumph BC
Triumph Lyubertsy had a strong start in the 2012-13 Eurocup by downing
Le Mans Sarthe Basket 71-76 in Group C in France on Wednesday. Sergey
Karasev led the winners with 27 points on 6-of-7 three-point shots and
6 rebounds in his first game in the competition.
November 7, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 1, Cholet Basket 71 - 93 Ratiopharm Ulm Ratiopharm
Ulm made its Eurocup debut one to remember by routing Le Mans Sarthe
Basket 71-93 on the road. Allen Ray scored 14 of his 25 points in the
first quarter as the visitors jumped out to a 21-32 lead and never
November 7, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 1, Trefl Sopot 65 - 94 Galatasaray Medical Park Galatasaray
Medical Park Istanbul confirmed its status as a pre-season favorite by
going on the road to beat Trefl Sopot 65-94 in Poland on Tuesday in the
first Group E game for each team. A blazing 0-13 start to the game for
Galatasaray put Sopot on its heels.
November 7, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 1, Stelmet Zielona Gora 67 - 74 Unics Kazan Former
Eurocup champion Unics Kazan of Russia staved off a late rally by
newcomer Stelmet Zielona Gora Poland to hold onto a 67-74 victory in
the Group F opener for both teams on Tuesday. A 0-6 run over the game's
last 2:30 saved the victory for Kazan.
November 7, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 1, Artland Dragons 72 - 82 VEF Riga VEF
Riga opened its Eurocup campaign with an impressive 72-82 road win at
Artland Dragons. Riga started the game with a 2-9 rush and remained in
control for the majority of the 40 minutes. Artland rallied to take a
26-24 lead midway through the second quarter.
November 7, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 1, Crvena Zvezda Diva 93 - 73 Orleans Loiret Crvena
Zvezda Belgrade routed Orleans Loiret 93-73 at Hala Pionir on Wednesday
night. Eleven unanswered points early in the game gave the hosts a 17-5
margin. Later a 16-5 run that bridged the last two quarters created an
November 7, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 1, CEZ Nymburk 91 - 78 BC Budivelnik Kiev CEZ
Basketball Nymburk cruised to a 91-78 victory over BC Budivelnik Kiev
in their Group A opener. The Czech champions used a 30-8 run that
bridged the second and third quarters and turned Budivelnik’s slim lead
into a 20-point Nymburk advantage.
November 7, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 1, BC Prienai 85 - 72 Hapoel Migdal Jerusalem BC
Prienai opened its second Eurocup campaign with an important 85-72 win
over Hapoel Migdal Jerusalem in Kaunas Sports Hall on Wednesday. After
25 minutes of a seesaw battle, Prienai used a 13-1 run that bridged the
third and fourth quarters to build a 68-54 advantage.
November 7, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 1, BC Donetsk 75 - 78 PBC Lokomotiv Kuban Lokomotiv
Kuban Krasnodar was the first team to record a road win in difficult
Group E by topping BC Donetsk 75-78 in Ukraine on Wednesday. Mantas
Kalnietis led the winners with 17 points.
November 7, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 1, KK Cibona Zagreb 56 - 64 Spartak SPB BC
Spartak St. Petersburg became the first team to gran a road win in
Group G by downing KK Cibona Zagreb 56-64 in the Croatian capital on
Wednesday. Zach Wright and Josh Carter led the winners with 13 points
apiece. Loukas Mavrokefalidis added 11 for Spartak.
November 7, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 1, Lukoil Academic Sofia 93 - 75 Belgacom Spirou PBC
Lukoil Academic Sofia took the first win by storm at home on Wednesday
by edging Belgacom Spirou Charleroi 93-75 thanks to an impressive
display in offense. With this win, Lukoil leads Group B with a 1-0
record while Spirou starts at the bottom of the ladder, 0-1.
November 7, 2012 - Two teams, two different stories Three
defeats in a row in ABA League didn’t help create a good atmosphere in
Krka but everything changed with the opening victory in Eurochallenge
on Tuesday. Szolnoki Olaj was not so successful.
November 7, 2012 - Krasnye Krylia replace Smith with Massey EuroChallenge
side Krasnye Krylia have signed Jeremiah Massey to a six-week contract.
The American-born former F.Y.R. of Macedonia international will replace
temporarily his compatriot Andre Smith who is sidelined with an injury.
November 7, 2012 - Robert Dozier will help Cajasol for a month The
player comes to Seville to help the team during the absence of Bradley
Buckman, who will be sidelined for at least four weeks, and will join
Juanjo Triguero in the frontcourt.
November 7, 2012 - Special Olympics partners with One Team to change lives through sport Special
Olympics, one of the world's leading non-governmental organizations
using sport as a tool for positive social change, was announced as an
Official Partner of One Team, Euroleague Basketball's acclaimed
corporate social responsibility programme.
November 7, 2012 - Ndoye sparks Paris in comeback Maleye
Ndoye scored 19 of his 21 points in the second half to lead Paris
Levallois to a fantastic comeback, reversing a 19-point third quarter
deficit for a 91-75 victory at BCMU Pitesti in Group E of the
November 7, 2012 - Tough defence gives Bonn road Victory Telekom
Baskets Bonn played tough defence in holding Antwerp Giants to just 36
percent shooting in an 81-72 road victory in Group H of the
November 6, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 1, Valencia Basket 88 - 78 Banvit BK Bandirma A
game-long chase scene ended with host Valencia Basket pulling away for
an 88-78 home win over Banvit BK Bandirma of Turkey on Tuesday in the
Group D opening game for both teams. A 12-0 blast to open the second
half gave Valencia all the cushion it needed.
November 6, 2012 - Eurocup, Week 1, s.Oliver Baskets 81 - 77 BC Azovmash The
2012-13 Eurocup season opened with a true thriller as s. Oliver
Baskets, with the help from its fans in Wurzburg, Germany, rallied from
behind all game long to claim an 81-77 victory over visiting Azovmash
Mariupol of Ukraine on Tuesday.
November 6, 2012 - Asseco Prokom adds English big man Richards Asseco
Prokom Gdynia added another big body to its frontline by signing
Englishman Ryan Richards. Terms of the contract were not released.
Richards (2.12 meters, 21 years old) is a product of the Gran Canaria
November 6, 2012 - Sehovic late three saves Khimik Suad
Sehovic's late three-pointer and Sava Lesic's free throw with one
second left secured Khimik a 77-76 victory at home over Tartu Rock in
their Group D opener of the EuroChallenge.
November 6, 2012 - The Eurocup starts its second decade this week! The
2012-13 Eurocup season is finally here! The second decade in the
competition’s history starts this week with six-game regular season, a
round-robin format in which only half of the 32 teams will advance to
the Last 16. With such a short schedule, the margins for error are very
November 6, 2012 - ABA Adriatic league, Regular Season, Game 7 Cedevita became the first team to slay Igokea,
which in return dropped into a tie for first place in the Adriatic
League with Partizan mt:s Belgrade. Cedevita scored the last 5 points
of the game in the final minute to claim a 78-76 victory.
November 6, 2012 - German League, Regular Season, Game 7 Ratiopharm
Ulm boasts the best record in the German League through eight games
after rallying from 11 points down to beat Artland Dragons 69-80 in a
clash of Eurocup teams.
November 6, 2012 - Italian League, Regular Season, Game 6 EA7
Emporio Armani Milan scored a big win over traditional rival
Montepaschi Siena on Monday in an Italian League battle of Euroleague
teams. Milan won 66-71 in Siena in a game it seemed to control from the
second quarter onward.
November 6, 2012 - Eurosport 2 begins two-day-per-week live coverage of the Eurocup! To
celebrate opening week of the Eurocup’s 11th season, broadcasting
partner Eurosport 2 marks the continuation of its long-term
collaboration with the competition by debuting its new,
two-night-per-week schedule of live, multi-language game broadcasts.
November 6, 2012 - Togores joins tournament young gun list When
Rivas Ecopolis head coach Miguel Martinez Mendez handed court-time to
Lucia Togores last week, she became one of the top-ten youngest players
in the history of the EuroLeague Women to gain court-time.
November 5, 2012 - Radnicki signed Ratko Varda Radnicki
definitely improved since Aleksandar Capin came but the club made
another move on Monday signing Ratko Varda. The decision came after
Vladislav Dragojlovic sustained an injury and coach Miroslav Nikolic
stressed they need a powerful man in the inside line.
November 5, 2012 - Opening day Preview The
EuroChallenge Regular Season gets under way on Tuesday and even before
the opening game tips off there is already a marked difference with
last season's première, a year ago.
November 5, 2012 - Struggling Ramla withdraw from Competition FIBA
Europe has confirmed, the withdrawal of Elitzur Ramla for the remainder
of EuroCup Women 2012/2013. Due to unforeseen financial difficulties,
the 2011 EuroCup Women winners from Israel requested to be withdrawn
from the tournament after the completion of two rounds.
November 5, 2012 - Cantu guard Smith out with broken foot Mapooro
Cantu took a hit over the weekend when starting point guard Jerry Smith
suffered a broken left foot in an Italian League game. Smith will be
sidelined for a minimum of two months. The 25-year-old guard, has
played an important role for Coach Andrew Trincheri.
November 5, 2012 - One Team workshop opens in Barcelona Euroleague
Basketball President and CEO Jordi Bertomeu today declared the league’s
CSR program "One Team" to be a "major" part of the league’s future.
Clubs from across Europe gathered in Barcelona on Monday for the launch
of the second One Team Workshop.
November 5, 2012 - Lange relishes holding reins at Ekat When
EuroLeague Women favourites UMMC Ekaterinburg appointed husband and
wife coaching duo Olaf Lange and Sandy Brondello during the summer, it
was a decision that came right out of leftfield.
November 5, 2012 - Greek League, Regular Season, Game 4 Turkish
Airlines Euroleague powers Olympiacos Piraeus and Panathinaikos Athens
came out of their respective Game 4 of the Greek League in different
moods. While the defending champions Olympiacos remained undefeated,
and in the first-place tie.
November 5, 2012 - Polish League, Regular Season, Game 6 Turkish
Airlines Euroleague team Asseco Prokom Gdynia recorded its fourth win
in five Polish League matches while Eurocup representative Trefl Sopot
grabbed the sole possession of the first place in the standings.
November 5, 2012 - Spanish League, Regular Season, Game 6 In
the clash of two Turkish Airlines Euroleague powers, Caja Laboral
rallied from an early 9-point deficit to beat FC Barcelona Regal 80-69
and climb into a fourth-place tie in the Spanish League standings.
Barcelona led 11-20 in the first quarter, but Caja Laboral answered
with a 20-4 run.
November 5, 2012 - Belgium League, Regular Season, Game 5 After
playing five games in the Belgium League, Eurocup representatives
Belgacom Spirou Charleroi and Telnet Oostende hold a 3-2 record in a
four-team tie for the second place in the standings. Oostende won at
Antwerp 61-74 after doing most of the work in the first half.
November 5, 2012 - Eurocup top 10 stars to watch More
than anything else, it's the players that make the Eurocup great. And
the truly specials ones are the players that you can count on producing
every night. As we enter the 2012 Eurocup season, there are several
players that already fit that billing.
November 4, 2012 - Hejkova handed reins at ZVVZ USK Prague Natalia
Hejkova is looking forward to a return to ZVVZ USK Prague after the
Slovakian coach replaced Ivan Benes over the weekend with her
predecessor paying the price for a slow and disappointing start to the
November 4, 2012 - Cibona celebrated in Podgorica Buducnost VOLI didn't capitalized from the dominance in rebounding in the 7th round game against Cibona.
November 4, 2012 - Defense decided the game in Belgrade Few
days before the beginning of the Eurocup season Crvena zvezda DIVA
proves to be in a great shape with a victory against Szolnoki Olaj.
November 4, 2012 - Basketball, not conflict in Antakya Beginning
the EuroCup Women season with a perfect 2-0 record, Antakya Belediyesi
are creating news headlines in the southern Turkish city for all the
right reasons. Based on the closed border between Turkey and Syria,
Antakya has been gaining international attention of late as war rages
south of the border.
November 3, 2012 - CSKA Moscow brings Christmas to town CSKA
Moscow added another scoring talent to its backcourt with the signing
of Dionte Christmas for the remainder of the season. Christmas (1.96
meters, 26 years old) spent the preseason with Boston of the NBA, with
whom he played in NBA Europe Live games this preseason.
November 3, 2012 - Valencia signs Quinn to sub for injured Kelati Valencia
Basket lost one reigning Eurocup champion and replaced him with
another. Small forward Thomas Kelati suffered a muscle tear in the
right thigh in practice on Wednesday and will be out 4 weeks.
November 3, 2012 - Eurocup top 10 newcomers to watch A
great many Euroleague superstars first announced themselves on the
continental basketball scene with strong debuts in the Eurocup. Future
champions like Ramunas Siskauskas, Terence Morris and Maceo Baston are
November 3, 2012 - bwin Week 4 MVP: Bobby Brown, Montepaschi Siena Bobby
Brown did more than post the best individual performance in the Turkish
Airlines Euroleague this week; the Montepaschi Siena guard delivered
the premier performance of the season so far. In doing so, Brown
secured the Italian champs their first Euroleague victory.
November 3, 2012 - Diana Taurasi wins Week 2 MVP honours It
was harder work than expected for UMMC Ekaterinburg when they joined
the action in the EuroLeague Women against Novi Zagreb at home. The
main factor in avoiding an opening round upset for Final Eight hosts
UMMC was Diana Taurasi.
November 3, 2012 - ABA Adriatic league 2012-13, Game 7 preview After
six played games, Igokea is still undefeated and one of the biggest and
most positive surprises in ABA Adriatic league. But it seems that whole
Europe is pretty surprised about great start and results of Igokea in
ABA Adriatic league.
November 3, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 4, Montepaschi Siena 93 - 90 Elan Chalon-Sur-Saone After
a series of close losses to start the Turkish Airlines Euroleague
season, Montepaschi Siena found its way to the winning end of a
thriller by rallying from 14 points behind to defeat visiting Elan
Chalon-sur-Saone 93-90 on Friday.
November 2, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 4, Besiktas JK Istanbul 58 - 85 CSKA Moscow CSKA
Moscow left no doubt about its power and set up a big showdown
undefeated teams in Group D next week by thrashing Besiktas JK Istanbul
58-85 on the road on Friday. CSKA is tied with FC Barcelona Regal for
first place in Group D, each with a 4-0 record.
November 2, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 4, Brose Baskets Bamberg 84 - 78 Lietuvos Rytas Brose
Baskets Bamberg picked up its first win of the Turkish Airlines
Euroleague season by defeating Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius 84-78 on Friday
at Stechert Arena. Bostjan Nachbar and Anton Gavel scored 22 points
apiece for the German champs.
November 2, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 4, Olympiacos Piraeus 79 - 77 Cedevita Zagreb Olympiacos
Piraeus held on for a tough 79-77 victory over Cedevita Zagreb Friday
night at the Peace and Friendship Stadium. Vassilis Spanoulis starred
early, Kyle Hines and Kostas Sloukas made the big plays late, while
Cedevita controlled the middle of an action-packed clash.
November 2, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 4, BC Khimki MR 75 - 65 Union Olimpija BC
Khimki Moscow Region improved to 2-2 in competitive Group A by topping
Union Olimpija Ljubljana 75-65 at home on Friday. Khimki improved to
2-2 and stayed undefeated at home and is tied for third place
November 2, 2012 - Olympiacos Piraeus announces Powell Turkish
Airlines Euroleague defending champs, Olympiacos Piraeus, announced on
Friday the addition of power forward Josh Powell (2.06 meters, 29 years
old) through a two-year deal. Powell arrives from Brujos de Guayama of
November 2, 2012 - Big changes in MZT Skopje Aerodrom The
Macedonian club, which promoted a new coach last week, stayed without
CEO Saso Bosilkov on Friday. The club announced that Bosilkov resigned
and citied increasing professional responsibilities in the club as the
main reason for his decision.
November 2, 2012 - Eurocup top 10 Rising Star Award eligible players The
Eurocup has been a launching pad to brilliant careers for many of
Europe’s top players. Among the many brilliant players that we enjoy
watching today who came through the Eurocup as youngsters are reigning
Euroleague Final Four MVP Vassilis Spanoulis.
November 2, 2012 - Great Battle in Barcelona Basketball Clup Partizan mt:s players played Euroleague round four game. The Black and Whites suffered another loss
after a great match in Barcelona. The Black and White guys had a lead
and the final possession shot for the over time but had no luck.
November 2, 2012 - Q3 run earns Schio win over Nadezhda A
stunning third quarter paved the way for Famila Schio to record an
impressive 72-64 home success against Nadezhda to remain unbeaten in
EuroLeague Women Group B.
November 2, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 4, Unicaja Malaga 67 - 62 Alba Berlin Unicaja
Malaga had to dig deep to pull out a 67-62 win over Alba Berlin at
Martin Carpena Arena on Thursday night. The two teams exchanged leads
for more than three quarters. A 6-17 second-quarter run gave Alba a
5-point halftime lead, but the hosts quickly erased the deficit.
November 2, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 4, Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv 93 - 62 Asseco Prokom Gdynia Maccabi
Electra simply overpowered Asseco Prokom Gdynia 93-62 on Thursday
evening at Nokia Arena in Tel Aviv to remain unbeaten and atop the
standings in Group B. The Israeli champs led from start to finish in a
game that was never in doubt.
November 1, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 4, Caja Laboral Vitoria 64 - 76 Anadolu Efes Anadolu
Efes stormed back from a 48-30 halftime deficit to stun Caja Laboral
with a 64-76 win at Vitoria’s Fernando Buesa Arena. The visitors
limited Laboral to 7 third-quarter points and just 9 in the fourth
while finding their own offensive rhythm to claim the vital road win.
November 1, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 4, FC Barcelona Regal 85 - 82 Partizan mt:s In
one of the best games so far in the 2012-13 Turkish Airlines
Euroleague, FC Barcelona Regal stayed undefeated in Group D by downing
Partizan mt:s Belgrade 85-82 at Palau Blaugrana on Thursday. Barcelona
improved to 4-0.
November 1, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 4, Real Madrid 80 - 66 Mapooro Cantu Five
players scored in double figures as Real Madrid beat Mapooro Cantu for
the first time in 37 years, 80-66 in Group A action in the Turkish
Airlines Euroleague. Mirza Begic led the way with 17 points while Rudy
Fernandez and Nikola Mirotic both scored 14 points.
November 1, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 4, Fenerbahce Ulker 73 - 64 Panathinaikos Athens Fenerbahce
Ulker Istanbul bounced back from its first loss in the 2012-13 Turkish
Airlines Euroleague by downing Panathinaikos Athens 73-64 at home in
Group A on Thursday. Fenerbahce improved to 3-1 to stay atop the
standings, while Panathinaikos dropped to 2-2.
November 1, 2012 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Game 4, Zalgiris Kaunas 92 - 87 EA7 Emporio Armani Zalgiris
Kaunas remained undefeated after beating EA7 Emporio Armani Milan 92-87
in front of packed Zalgirio Arena on Thursday. For the first time in
history, the Lithuanian champions opened the Turkish Airlines
Euroleague season with a 4-0 record.
November 1, 2012 - Real Madrid extends Llull through 2018 Real
Madrid has reached a new agreement with guard Sergio Llull on a
contract extension through the end of the 2017-18 season, the club
announced Thursday. Llull, who first arrived to Madrid in May 2007,
quickly became an important piece of the team’s foundation.
November 1, 2012 - Familiar faces meet again in Week 4 The 2012-13 Turkish Airlines Euroleague regular season moves closer to its halfway mark as Week 4 of the regular season arrives
with heavy showdowns. Some teams need to bounce back from defeats and
others face direct opponents on their fight to reach the Top 16.
November 1, 2012 - Kosice improve to see off Sopron Good
Angels Kosice bounced back from last week's narrow defeat at Nadezhda
and won at home against UE Sopron in EuroLeague Women Group B on
Wednesday. The third quarter was decisive for the Slovakians, who ended
up prevailing, 89-78.
November 1, 2012 - Galatasaray fight back to deny Prague Galatasaray
pulled off a stunning comeback to win at home on Wednesday against ZVVZ
USK Prague in EuroLeague Women Group C. The Czechs led by 14 points
early in the second quarter but the home side fought back and
prevailed, 58-56, to improve to 2-0.
November 1, 2012 - Lokomotiv Kuban tabs Brown at forward PBC
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar strengthened its frontcourt by signing power
forward Derrick Brown, who the club believes will partner well with
center Aleks Maric. Brown (2.03 meters, 25 years old) played in the NBA
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