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  News archive November 2017


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November 30, 2017 - Maccabi holds off late Zalgiris charge
Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv held off a late Zalgiris Kaunas charge for an 81-74 victory on Thursday at Menora Mivtachim Arena. Norris Cole scored a season-high 26 points off the bench to pace Maccabi, which improved to 6-4. Read more here.

November 30, 2017 - McCollum, Stimac lift Efes to first home win
Errick McCollum scored 13 points in the fourth quarter as Anadolu Efes Istanbul registered its first home win of the season, holding off AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan 73-68 in an exciting game on Thursday night. Both teams now hold 3-7 records with one third of the season behind them. Read more here.

November 30, 2017 - Khimki follows Shved to skid-snapping win
Khimki Moscow Region said goodbye to its three-game losing streak by outlasting visiting Brose Bamberg by 82-73 at home in the Russian capital on Thursday. The victory broke a tie between the teams, raising Khimki to 6-4 while dropping Brose to 5-5. Read more here.

November 30, 2017 - Branislav Ratkovica new Cibona point guard
Cibona have agreed on a cooperation with experienced Branislav Ratkovica and have therefore solved the open question of the point guard of their senior team. Last season he played for Partizan NIS. Read more here.

November 30, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 10
Among the notable clashes in Round 10 will be one between the top two teams in alphabetical order: Anadolu Efes vs. AX Armani. The visitors boast six players plus Coach Pianigiani with experience in Turkish basketball, while Efes features former Milan guard Kruno Simon. Read more here.

November 29, 2017 - Vrsac beat Zrinjski and remain perfect at home court
After suffering two consecutive road defeats in ABA League 2, Vrsac have returned on the winning path by beating Zrinjski at home court. This means that Vrsac are still perfect as hosts in the 2017-18 season, with 3 wins out of 3 games. Read more here.

November 29, 2017 - USA World Cup coach Gregg Popovich very pleased with team's results in Qualifiers
While Gregg Popovich was named by USA Basketball to succeed Mike Krzyzewski for the next cycle through China 2019 and Tokyo 2020, he knew that his day job coaching the San Antonio Spurs would keep him from being on the bench for at least the first two qualifying windows. Read more here.

November 29, 2017 - Lukoil Academic and Drucker decide to part ways
Lukoil Academic and Sharon Drucker have decided to part ways following the side's elimination in the FIBA Europe Cup. The 50-year-old playcaller had asked to be allowed to leave the position in order in to take the job with Hapoel Eilat and be closer to his family. Read more here.

November 29, 2017 - Unics adds athletic forward Ndour
Unics Kazan bolstered its frontcourt by inking power forward Maurice Ndour for the remainder of the season, the team announced Wednesday. Ndour arrives from Westchester of the D-League, where he averaged 14.7 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.4 blocks in 18 games last season. Read more here.

November 28, 2017 - Reyer Venezia leap straight to Round of 16
Reyer Venezia will skip the Play-Off Round 1 and head straight to the EuroCup Women Round of 16 after beating KP Brno 76-51 to finish the Regular season unbeaten. Caterina Dotto, finished with 13 points, 5 rebounds and 3 steals. Read more here.

November 28, 2017 - ABA league MVP of November: Milko Bjelica, Crvena zvezda mts
The second month of the 2017-18 season is behind us and we have the second monthly MVP this season. After Partizan NIS guard Patrick Miller has earned it last month, it is Milko Bjelica of Crvena zvezda mts this time around. The player has also won the MVP of 7th round award previously. Read more here.

November 27, 2017 - Baskonia bulks up with Jones
Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz fortified its frontline by signing power forward Kevin Jones to a short-term deal. The contract is for two months with an option to extend it for the remainder of the season. Jones (2.03 meters, 28 years old) played for Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar last season. Read more here.

November 27, 2017 - Khimki center Robinson out with broken wrist
Khimki Moscow Region announced Monday that star center Thomas Robinson will miss several months with a broken wrist. He is expected to undergo surgery this week to repair the fractured navicular bone on his right hand. Read more here.

November 27, 2017 - RETAbet releases Coach Duran
RETAbet Bilbao Basket has decided to part ways with head coach Carles Duran, the club announced Monday. The club's board of directors took the decision to terminate his contract. Duran, age 41, led Bilbao to a 1-5 record in the 7DAYS EuroCup and a 3-6 record in the Spanish League. Read more here.

November 26, 2017 - Olympiacos guard Mantzaris out indefinitely
Olympiacos Piraeus announced Sunday that veteran guard Vangelis Mantzaris would be sidelined indefinitely to help him heal from an injury on his left leg. Mantzaris, 27, has received injections to help play through the injury, but they have also delayed the healing process. Read more here.

November 25, 2017 - Athinaiou steps up to evade Greek tragedy in Leicester
Giannis Athinaiou was the man of the hour for Greece, draining a game-winning basket in overtime against Great Britain to help the Greeks to a 95-92 victory at Leicester Arena. Ioannis Bourousis had an unstoppable 32-point game. Read more here.

November 25, 2017 - Netherlands stun Croatia behind Franke's heroics
Paced by a phenomenal individual display from Yannick Franke, Netherlands registered the biggest upset of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 European Qualifiers yet, stunning Croatia 68-61 at home in Almere on Friday. Read more here.

November 25, 2017 - CSKA uses a late run to win in Malaga
CSKA Moscow pulled away in the fourth quarter to earn a hard-fought 80-89 road win over Unicaja Malaga on Friday night. The win improved CSKA to a 7-2 record, in a share of the first place in the standings, while Unicaja drops to 3-6. Read more here.

November 25, 2017 - Rivers leads Panathinaikos past Madrid
In an outstanding thriller that literally went down to the final shot, Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens rallied from a 16-point deficit in the final 19 minutes to top Real Madrid 82-80. Panathinaikos improved to 6-3 and remained undefeated at home while Madrid dropped to 5-4. Read more here.

November 25, 2017 - Wanamaker, Nunnally lead champs to hard-earned win
Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul held on to withstand several spirited comebacks from Khimki Moscow Region to triumph 71-67, improving its record to 6-3 with a fourth win in five games. James Nunnally top scored for Fenerbahce with 20 points. Read more here.

November 25, 2017 - Limoges adds side with Lydeka
Limoges CSP bolstered its frontcourt by inking veteran center Tautvydas Lydeka for the remainder of the season, the club announced Friday. Lydeka arrives from Dinamo Banco di Sardegna Sassari, where he averaged 6.3 points and 4.9 rebounds in 31 Italian League games last season. Read more here.

November 24, 2017 - Shengelia, Vogitmann lead Baskonia past Crvena Zvezda
Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz continued its winning run, with its third straight win, this time by holding off Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade 81-85 on Thursday night in the Serbian capital. It was the second consecutive road win for Baskonia, which improved to 4-6. Read more here.

November 24, 2017 - Sanders, Koponen lead Barcelona to victory
In a very special night for the club, FC Barcelona Lassa thrashed Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv 89-67 at Palau Blaugrana on Thursday. Barcelona improved to 4-5 in the regular season standings, while Maccabi dropped to 5-4. Read more here.

November 24, 2017 - Zalgiris holds off Efes on home floor
Zalgiris used a big advantage on the glass and fine performances by Edgaras Ulanovas in the first half and Paulius Jankunas in the second to hold off Anadolu Efes Istanbul 91-83 on Thursday. The win improved Zalgiris to 5-4. Read more here.

November 24, 2017 - Brose’s late rally stuns Valencia
Brose Bamberg finished the game on a 14-1 tear to complete a comeback from a 16-point fourth-quarter deficit in beating Spanish champion Valencia Basket 83-82. Ricky Hickman made 3 free throws with 2.1 seconds remaining to win a game that the hosts had trailed since the first quarter. Read more here.

November 23, 2017 - China outclass Hong Kong for first win in front of 13,000 fans
China faced little trouble in a dominant 96-44 win over fellow East Asia team Hong Kong in front of 13,000 spectators. National team veterans Mugedaer Xirelijiang and and Wang Zhelin spearheaded China's charge at the Gymnasium of Youth Olympic Games Sport Park. Read more here.

November 23, 2017 - National team career coming full circle for new Lithuania captain Lavrinovic
The national team career of Ksistof Lavrinovic is coming full circle. Having made his debut for Lithuania in the FIBA EuroBasket 2003 Qualifiers, the 38-year-old veteran is back for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 European Qualifiers. Read more here.

November 23, 2017 - Fenerbahce continue their momentum and UMMC get back on track
Fenerbahce are continuing to underline their EuroLeague Women credentials, while UMMC Ekaterinburg stopped the rot on Wednesday night. Fenerbahce made it three wins in succession and moved to 4-1 for the season after they outlasted Perfumerias Avenida 68-56. Read more here.

November 23, 2017 - Donaldas Kairys named Kalev Head Coach
Kalev Estonia has officially introduced Donaldas Kairys as head coach. The 40-year-old Lithuanian replaces Alar Varrak, who had coached the team since the 2012-13 season. Kalev opened the 2017-18 campaign with a 1-6 record and sits 12th in the standings. Read more here.

November 23, 2017 - U19 ABA League Championship - They are the future
It's time for the start of U19 ABA League Championship! There will be 10 teams participating in the 2017-18 edition of U19 ABA League Championship and in the 1st stage of the competition they will be divided into two groups of 5 teams. Read more here.

November 23, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 9
Round 9 will witness a homecoming of sorts for two members of the Valencia Basket frontcourt when the team touches down in Germany to face Brose Bamberg. Both Tibor Pleiss and Latavious Williams made their EuroLeague debuts with Brose. Read more here.

November 23, 2017 - More changes in MZT - Sokolov IN, Garcia OUT
MZT Skopje Aerodrom have made another change in their 2017-18 roster. Darko Sokolov signed one-and-a-half year contract with MZT Skopje Aerodrom, while the club parted ways with American point guard Eric Garcia. Read more here.

November 23, 2017 - Cibona part ways with Jahmar Young
Cibona have parted ways with Jahmar Young after the contract was terminated by mutual agreement. Cibona thanked Young for everything he has done for the club and wished him all the best in future career. Read more here.

November 22, 2017 - Efes adds experience with Dragic
Anadolu Efes Istanbul announced Tuesday that it has signed experienced guard Zoran Dragic for the rest of this season with an option for one more. Dragic (1.96 meters, 28 years old) arrives from AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan. Read more here.

November 22, 2017 - ABA league Round 9 MVP: Dzanan Musa, Cedevita
We have the MVP of the 9th round of the season and it is Cedevita guard Džanan Musa. Musa dominated the court in Dražen Petrović Arena in the game against Mornar. Dzanan Musa achieved 35 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals and a valuation of 46 in 27 minutes spent on court. Read more here.

November 21, 2017 - Crvena zvezda seize a valuable road win in Zadar
In front of 7.000 fans in Kresimir Cosic Arena, Crvena zvezda mts have managed to take a very valuable road win against Zadar. The reigning ABA League champions have had to put a lot of effort to defeat the hosts. Read more here.

November 21, 2017 - RETAbet adds size and power with Thomas
RETAbet Bilbao Basket bolstered its frontcourt by signing power forward Devin Thomas for the remainder of the season, the club announced Monday. Thomas (2.04 meters, 23 years old) arrives from Ronesans TED Kolejliler Ankara. Read more here.

November 20, 2017 - Buducnost continue at first place after winning in Skopje
The clash of the first and last placed teams ahead of the ninth round did not bring up any upsets, as Buducnost VOLI have demonstrated class to show off MZT Skopje Aerodrom on the road in Jane Sandanski Arena, Skopje. Read more here.

November 20, 2017 - Igokea prevail over Cibona
Igokea have managed to break their losing streak with a very important home win against Cibona. It was a really tough battle, while at the end the home team showed more energy in crucial moments, especially in defense. Read more here.

November 20, 2017 - Valencia forward Abalde out 2-3 weeks
Valencia Basket forward Alberto Abalde will miss two-to-three weeks after suffering a micro tear of his left quadriceps. He complained of the injury during warmups for Friday’s Turkish Airlines EuroLeague game in Barcelona and the team medical staff diagnosed the injury after an MRI. Read more here.

November 20, 2017 - Zenit handles Khimki on the road
Zenit St. Petersburg defeated Khimki Moscow Region on the road, 76-66. Zenit sent Khimki to a 3rd-consecutive loss on Sunday, overcoming a 34-point outburst from Alexey Shved to win at a sold-out BCMO. Kyle Kuric led the visitors with 17 points. Read more here.

November 19, 2017 - Frazier at the buzzer, Avtodor stuns Minsk
Avtodor Russia defeated Tsmoki-Minsk Belarus on the road, 85-82. Branden Frazier made Evgeny Pashutin’s VTB United League debut with Avtodor a memorable one, sinking a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give his team an 85-82 win in Minsk. Read more here.

November 19, 2017 - Nizhny Novgorod erupts from deep, crushes Kalev
Nizhny Novgorod Russia defeated Kalev Estonia at home, 103-85. Nizhny Novgorod shot 64% from the field and enjoyed an electric debut from point guard Jake Odum to demolish visiting Kalev, 103-85. Jake Odum finished with 17 points. Read more here.

November 19, 2017 - Dzanan Musa puts on a show as Cedevita beat Mornar
Cedevita simply left no chance to Mornar this Saturday evening. The boys from Zagreb were much better in every single game element, so the final score is just a real picture of what was happening down on the court. Read more here.

November 18, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 8 MVP: Nick Calathes, Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens
Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens point guard Nick Calathes flirted with history on Thursday in Istanbul, barely missing a triple-double, but his clutch performance not only netted the Greens a thrilling road win, but also earned him the MVP of the Round honors. Read more here.

November 18, 2017 - Petrol Olimpija beat Partizan NIS in thrilling ending
In a thrilling ending in Aleksandar Nikolić Hall in Belgrade, Petrol Olimpija have edged out Partizan NIS and celebrated their fourth triumph of the season! With six 3-pointers scored, Jan Span demonstrated why he is being called Spanoulis in Ljubljana. Read more here.

November 18, 2017 - Oriola helps Barcelona bounce back
FC Barcelona Lassa grabbed its third win in the 2017-18 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season by downing Valencia Basket 89-71 at Palau Blaugrana on Friday. Both teams now have a 3-5 records, even though Valencia lost its fourth game in a row. Read more here.

November 18, 2017 - 19-0 rally vaults Milan past Bamberg
AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan used a huge fourth quarter run in a come-from-behind 71-62 win over Brose Bamberg on Friday . The victory, Milan's second in 48 hours, lifted the team's record to 3-5 while Brose dropped to 4-4 on the season. Read more here.

November 18, 2017 - Olympiacos rolls Zvezda to share top spot again
Olympiacos Piraeus regained a share of first place in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague with a comfortable 85-59 victory over visiting Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade on Friday of Round 8. Olympiacos raised its record to 6-2, the same as standings leader CSKA Moscow. Read more here.

November 18, 2017 - Melli's buzzer-beating tip lifts champs to OT win in Moscow
Nicolo Melli’s tip-in as time expired in overtime lifted Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul to a dramatic 93-95 decision over CSKA Moscow. In an exciting game between the last two Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champions that had just about everything, Fenerbahce raised its record to 5-3. Read more here.

November 17, 2017 - Euroleague Basketball mourns Gianluca Mattioli
Euroleague Basketball joins the family of European basketball in mourning the premature passing of game official Gianluca Mattioli of Italy at the age of 49. Mr. Mattioli, from Pesaro, officiated more than 100 games in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, 7DAYS EuroCup. Read more here.

November 17, 2017 - Baskonia extends Janning
Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz has agreed with guard Matt Janning to extend their temporary contract until the end of the season, the club announced Friday. Janning (1.93 meters, 29 years old) arrived to the team last September to fill in for injured Jordan McRae. Read more here.

November 17, 2017 - FMP returned to winning track against Mega Bemax
FMP are back to winning ways, as they have cracked Mega Bemax in the second half in Belgrade and achieved their fifth triumph of the season. Big man Michael Ojo impressed once again, as he had 18 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists. Read more here.

November 17, 2017 - Nizhny Novgorod adds Jake Odum
Nizhny Novgorod inked a contract with point guard Jake Odum. The agreement runs through the end of the season. The American started the season at Turkish club Banvit, where he averaged 16.7 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists in three Turkish league games. Read more here.

November 17, 2017 - ABA league, Round 9
Buducnost VOLI is still leader at standings in ABA league regular season after 8 played games. Buducnost VOLI have 7-1 record. Crvena zvezda mts is at the second place with 6-2 record. Cedevita and Partizan on third and fourth place have 5-3 record. Read more here.

November 17, 2017 - Madrid blows away Malaga as Doncic stars again
Real Madrid bounced back from three straight losses to blow away fellow Spanish side Unicaja Malaga with an emphatic 89-57 victory on Thursday night. Two days after suffering a club record loss at Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz, this felt very much like a statement victory for Los Blancos. Read more here.

November 17, 2017 - Paulding, Allen deliver for EWE Baskets in win over Juventus
EWE Baskets Oldenburg great Rickey Paulding and his talented, high-scoring teammate Bryon Allen turned on the style to lift the club to a 102-95 come-from-behind triumph over Juventus Utena. EWE Baskets improved to 4-2 with the triumph while Juventus dropped to 2-4. Read more here.

November 17, 2017 - Manny Harris dominant as AEK cruise past Olimpija
AEK Athens cruised to a 91-73 win over Petrol Olimpija on Wednesday evening. Manny Harris was dominant on his way 26 points, 8 rebounds, 5 assists, and 3 steals, as AEK pulled away at the end of the first and held on to the lead the rest of the way. Read more here.

November 17, 2017 - Donar Groningen big man Bruinsma collects Top Performer honors
Donar Groningen power forward Evan Bruinsma marked Wednesday's big victory against Bosna with a dominant individual display to snatch up the Top Performer honors. The 25-year-old American big man scored 34 points, grabbed 10 rebounds. Read more here.

November 16, 2017 - Beaubois, Shengelia lead Baskonia to first road win
Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz grabbed its first road win of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season by downing Zalgiris Kaunas 77-97 on Thursday. Baskonia improved to 3-5 in the standings, while Zalgiris dropped to 4-4. Rodrigue Beaubois and Toko Shengelia led the winners with 19 points apiece. Read more here.

November 16, 2017 - Calathes narrowly misses triple-double as Greens edge Efes
Nick Calathes had a career-game and was 1 rebound shy of a triple-double in leading Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens to its third win in a row, a thrilling 81-82 decision over Anadolu Efes Istanbul at Sinan Erdem Dome. Read more here.

November 16, 2017 - Maccabi claims victory at Khimki
Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv held on for a key road win in Russia, 69-77, over Khimki Moscow Region at Mytishchi Arena on Thursday night. The result leaves both teams with 5-3 records. It was Khimki’s first loss at home this season. Pierre Jackson led the way with 19 points. Read more here.

November 16, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 7 MVP: Errick McCollum, Anadolu Efes Istanbul
One of the finest shooting performances in recent years turned into something extra for Errick McCollum of Anadolu Efes Istanbul, whose hot hand not only led his team to a huge road win, but also earn him the MVP honor for Round 7. Read more here.

November 16, 2017 - 7Days EuroCup Regular Season, Round 6 MVP: Chris Kramer, Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius
Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius evened its record at 3-3 thanks to a big road win at RETAbet Bilbao Basket whose main contributor was point guard Chris Kramer. His performance index rating of 38, a career-best in Kramer's four 7DAYS EuroCup seasons, has earned him the MVP honor for Round 6. Read more here.

November 16, 2017 - Bayern beats Galatasaray, qualifies to Top 16
FC Bayern Munich became the first team to qualify to the EuroCup Top 16 from Group B when it topped Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul 86-78 at home on Wednesday. Bayern improved to 6-0, while Galatasaray dropped to 1-5. Read more here.

November 16, 2017 - Sane, Markoishvili lead Reggio Emilia to big win
In an exciting game that came down to the final minutes, Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia snapped its two-game losing streak by downing Buducnost VOLI Podgorica 77-71 at home in Group B on Wednesday. Reggio Emilia and Buducnost now have 3-3 records. Read more here.

November 16, 2017 - Loko trounces Limoges to cinch Top 16 berth
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar punched its Top 16 ticket on Wednesday night as it remained undefeated thanks to an 81-55 home win over Limoges CSP. The win lifted Loko to a 6-0 in Group C, while Limoges dropped to 2-4. Read more here.

November 16, 2017 - Jerrells stars as Milan bests Valencia in double overtime
Curtis Jerrells enjoyed a dream second debut for AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan as the Italian team topped Valencia Basket 98-103 in a thrilling back-and-forth double overtime battle. Jerrells finished with a career-high 30 points including 6 triples. Read more here.

November 16, 2017 - Reds down champs in an overtime thriller
In a rematch of last season’s Turkish Airlines Championship Game, a thrilling clash that went into overtime, visiting Olympiacos Piraeus prevailed over reigning champion Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul 83-90. Olympiacos improved to 5-2, while Fenerbahce dropped to 4-3. Read more here.

November 16, 2017 - Brose Bamberg roars back to stun Barcelona
In one of the greatest comebacks in Turkish Airlines EuroLeague history, Brose Bamberg erased a 26-point deficit to edge FC Barcelona Lassa 84-81 on Wednesday night at Arena Nurnberger Versicherung. Read more here.

November 15, 2017 - Jerusalem rallies for win in Maor's debut
Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem got back into the winning groove under new head coach Mody Maor by rallying to defeat visiting Lietkabelis Panevezys 93-81 on Wednesday. Jerusalem improved to 2-4 in Group B, while Lietkabelis dropped to 3-3. Read more here.

November 15, 2017 - CSKA seizes first place with blowout in Belgrade
With an opportunity to hold first place alone, CSKA Moscow took it with both hands, racing ahead early to defeat host Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade 59-85 on Wednesday. With its fifth consecutive win, CSKA rises to the top of the standings at 6-1. Read more here.

November 15, 2017 - Darussafaka thrashes Levallois, qualifies to Top 16
Darussafaka Istanbul became the first team to qualify to the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 by overwhelming Levallois Metropolitans 100-67 at home on Wednesday. Darussafaka improved to 6-0 in Group A, while Levallois dropped to 1-5. Read more here.

November 15, 2017 - Smith saves UNICS from Andorra late run
UNICS Kazan won its fourth game of the season by downing MoraBanc Andorra at home, 89-80, on Wednesday in a Group A game. UNICS is now 4-2 while Andorra drops to 1-5. Jamar Smith led the winners with 21 points, Trent Lockett posted 17 and Stephane Lasme added 16. Read more here.

November 15, 2017 - Baskonia's Diop out two months injured
As confirmed by the club on Wednesday afternoon, Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz big man Ilimane Diop will have to miss six to eight weeks of action due to a broken finger in his left hand. Diop (2.11 meters, 22 years old) suffered the injury in his team's home win over Real Madrid in Round 7. Read more here.

November 15, 2017 - Madrid: Randolph, out indefinitely
Real Madrid power forward Anthony Randolph is set to be sidelined for several weeks due to a foot injury, the club announced Wednesday. Randolph went down in his team's Turkish Airlines EuroLeague game against Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz earlier this week. Read more here.

November 15, 2017 - Butterfield, Grigonis lead ALBA to fifth win
ALBA Berlin improved to 5-1 and took a decisive step toward qualifying for the Top 16 by downing Partizan NIS Belgrade 80-96 in the Serbian capital on Wednesday. ALBA grabbed its fourth consecutive win in Group C. Read more here.

November 15, 2017 - Late 9-0 run lifts ASVEL past Trento
ASVEL Villeurbanne registered its third win of the season by downing Dolomiti Energia Trento 79-67 at home on Wednesday. ASVEL improved to 3-3 in Group D, while Trento dropped to 2-4. Amine Noua led the winners with 15 points. Read more here.

November 15, 2017 - McCollum’s shooting leads Efes to win in Tel Aviv
Errick McCollum nailed 8 three-pointers and Anadolu Efes Istanbul dominated the boards en route to a resounding 72-92 road victory over Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv on Tuesday night. After losing its opening five games, Efes picked up its second consecutive road win and improved to 2-5. Read more here.

November 15, 2017 - Baskonia sends Madrid to its worst EuroLeague defeat
Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz trounced Real Madrid 105-75 on Tuesday at Fernando Buesa Arena. The victory was Baskonia’s second in its last three games after a 0-4 start, which takes the team’s record to 2-5. For Madrid, the loss was its third in a row. Read more here.

November 15, 2017 - Denmon sinks seven triples as Panathinaikos routs Khimki
Khimki lost its share of top spot by suffering a 93-65 loss at dominant Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens, which secured a second successive win for the first time this season. Marcus Denmon’s long-range shooting and iron-fisted defense gave the home team an early double-digit lead. Read more here.

November 14, 2017 - ABA league Round 8 MVP: Derek Needham (Mornar)
We have the MVP of the 8th round of the season and it is Mornar point guard Derek Needham. Needham dominated the court in Topolica Sports Hall in the game against Igokea. At the match of the 8th round between Mornar and Igokea, Derek Needham achieved 22 points. Read more here.

November 14, 2017 - Athinaiou dagger sees Aris past Avellino
Giannis Athinaiou hit an off-balance mid-range jumper that proved to be the dagger as Aris came from behind for a 59-56 win over Sidigas Avellino. Jason Rich's last gasp three-point attempt did not hit the rim as he thought he was fouled, with both teams now having a 3-3 record in Group D. Read more here.

November 14, 2017 - Banvit storm back from early deficit, hold on to beat Estu
Banvit overcame a sluggish start and also a red-hot Sylven Landesberg to get back in the win column in the Basketball Champions League. Coming off a surprise 49-48 defeat at Rosa Radom in Poland last week, Sasa Filipovski's team trailed by 14 points in the opening quarter against Estu. Read more here.

November 14, 2017 - Zenit holds off Gran Canaria
Zenit St Petersburg remained undefeated at home in the EuroCup by holding off Herbalife Gran Canaria 90-85 on Tuesday at Yubileyny Sports Palace. The victory lifted Zenit to the top spot in Group D with a 4-2 record, while Gran Canaria slipped to 3-3. Read more here.

November 14, 2017 - Hapoel brings in Ronald Roberts
Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem continues with the team changes to try to turn around the situation. On Monday night, the team announced the addition of forward Ronald Roberts until the end of the season. Roberts (2.03 meters, 26 years old) played with Tofas Bursa last season. Read more here.

November 14, 2017 - Baskonia loses Garino to broken jaw
Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz will have one fewer player to battle with for a while as newcomer Patricio Garino will be out up to six weeks with a broken jaw. Garino (2.10 meters, 24 years old) has appeared in the last four games for Baskonia. Read more here.

November 14, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season, Round 7
November’s first two-round week starts with Round 7 and will feature a rematch from the 2017 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Championship Game between Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul and Olympiacos Piraeus. Read more here.

November 14, 2017 - 7Days EuroCup Regular Season, Round 6
Round 6 starts the second half of the 7DAYS EuroCup Regular Season and the three undefeated teams - Darussafaka Istanbul, FC Bayern Munich and Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar – have their eyes on the Top 16. Each of them can qualify for the next stage with a victory. Read more here.

November 14, 2017 - Mornar down Igokea in the last match of Round 8
Just another thrilling night in ABA League! Mornar have defeated Igokea at home court, but only after having to go through dramatic finish. At the end, the boys from Bar made some crucial shots and managed to stay in front of today's rivals. Read more here.

November 14, 2017 - Khimki's Gill to miss 3-4 weeks
Khimki Moscow Region will be without forward Anthony Gill for the next three-to-four weeks after undergoing abdominal surgery. Gill complained of pain in the area on Sunday and was taken to the hospital, where he was diagnosed and a decision was made on surgical intervention. Read more here.

November 14, 2017 - Mekic no longer MZT Skopje Aerodrom player, Mitev and Mamuzic out as well
Adem Mekic is no longer MZT Skopje member, as he has agreed to sign a contract termination with the club on mutual consent. Youngsters Mihajlo Mitev and Ranko Mamuzic will not continue the season with MZT Skopje, as they will play on loan at Strumica and Kozuv, respectively. Read more here.

November 13, 2017 - Ante Nazor is the new head coach of Cibona
Ante Nazor is the new head coach of Cibona! He will therefore return to ABA League, where he worked in the previous 3 years. Nazor was the head coach of Zadar from 2014 to 2016, while in the 2016-17 season he was sitting at the bench of MZT Skopje Aerodrom. Read more here.

November 13, 2017 - Evgeny Pashutin takes over at Avtodor
Evgeny Pashutin is the new head coach at Avtodor. Former boss Andrea Mazzon left the team because of family circumstances. The 48-year-old Russian coach has previous stops at CSKA (2009-10), Lokomotiv-Kuban (2012-14) and UNICS (2010-12 and 2014-17). Read more here.

November 13, 2017 - Olimpija knocked down MZT and escaped the bottom
In the clash of the two teams, positioned at the bottom of the standings before Round 8, Petrol Olimpija have beaten MZT Skopje Aerodrom at home in Stozice Arena Ljubljana. Jordan Morgan was the man for Petrol Olimpija as he led his team in scoring with 20 points. Read more here.

November 13, 2017 - Buducnost VOLI beat Cedevita in another ABA League thriller
Buducnost VOLI remain all alone at the top of the table after beating Cedevita. It was not the most spectacular game of all time, but it was a very, very exciting match. Nemanja Gordic was the top scorer of his team with 13 points and he made that game-winning shot in the last minute. Read more here.

November 13, 2017 - Crvena zvezda mts beat FMP and stay in the top
In the Belgrade clash, Crvena zvezda mts put on a convincing display to triumph over FMP and keep their place in the top four of the standings in the ABA League. James Feldeine led Crvena zvezda mts to victory against FMP with 31 points, 5 assists, 3 rebounds. Read more here.

November 13, 2017 - Levallois lands swingman Leslie
Levallois signed shooting guard Travis Leslie over the weekend for the remainder of the season. Leslie takes the place of Daniel Nwaelele, who parted ways with the club. Leslie arrives from Sydney Kings, where he averaged 12.2 points over eight games in the Australian League. Read more here.

November 12, 2017 - CSKA survives PARMA’s upset bid, De Colo scores 34
CSKA Moscow defeated PARMA Perm at home, 101-94. CSKA overcame torrid shooting by PARMA, needing a career night from Nando De Colo to escape with a 101-94 victory. The visitors shot 12-17 from downtown in the first half and led 60-51 at the break. Read more here.

November 12, 2017 - Briscoes dazzles, Kalev scores first win
Kalev Estonia defeated Astana Kazakhstan at home, 83-73. Isaiah Briscoe made a statement in his VTB United League debut, scoring 20 points to guide Kalev to its first win of the season. The home team raced to a 33-20 lead early in the 2nd quarter and held a nine-point edge entering halftime. Read more here.

November 12, 2017 - Tsmoki spoils Veremeenko’s debut in Nizhny Novgorod
Tsmoki-Minsk Belarus defeated Nizhny Novgorod Russia on the road, 91-82. Three triples from Ivan Strebkov and four points from Vladimir Veremeenko in his Nizhny debut helped the home team race to a 20-4 lead. Christopher Czerapowicz led winners with 24 points. Read more here.

November 12, 2017 - Khvostov leads Lokomotiv to third straight win
Lokomotiv-Kuban Russia defeated VEF Latvia at home, 83-70. Lokomotiv-Kuban never trailed, opening the game on a 7-0 run en route to a third consecutive win in the League. The home team was led by a season-best 19 points from Dmitry Khvostov, who went 5-6 from beyond the arc. Read more here.

November 11, 2017 - Partizan cruised to fifth win in Sremska Mitrovica
It has been another festival of basketball in Sremska Mitrovica, as Mega Bemax have hosted Partizan NIS. In a wonderful atmosphere in packed Pinki Sports Hall, the guests have demonstrated excellent performance, to show off the pink & blue side. Read more here.

November 11, 2017 - Cibona and Slobodan Subotic parted ways
Cibona and coach Slobodan Subotic have terminated their cooperation on mutual consent. The decision has been made after the defeat of the Wolves at the home court in the 8th round game of ABA League against Zadar. Read more here.

November 11, 2017 - UNICS Stays Unbeaten With Win vs. Avtodor
UNICS Kazan defeated Avtodor Saratov at home, 89-82. UNICS started slow. The home team did not attempt a single free throw in the 1st quarter and were almost entirely dependent on Quino Colom on offense. Stephane Lasme also picked up two quick fouls. Read more here.

November 11, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 6 MVP: Vladimir Stimac, Anadolu Efes Istanbul
With Anadolu Efes sitting at the bottom of the standings as the only winless team left in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague standings, veteran center Vladimir Stimac stopped that trend cold with a career-high performance that not only helped his team register its first victory of the season. Read more here.

November 11, 2017 - Unicaja uses hot start, tops Zvezda
Unicaja Malaga won back-to-back games for the first time this season in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague by holding off Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade 79-65. Nemanja Nedovic tallied 17 points with 4 assists to lead Unicaja, which improved to 3-3 in the standings. Read more here.

November 11, 2017 - Zadar beat Cibona after a thrilling finish
Zadar have defeated Cibona on the road after going through dramatic last 30 seconds in which both teams had a chance to win this match. The visitors just had more concentration and luck in the key moments and they really have a lot of reasons to celebrate this Friday evening. Read more here.

November 11, 2017 - The champs turn on defense, run through Bamberg
Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul turned in a fine defensive performance in handling Brose Bamberg 57-80 on the road on Friday night. It was a fourth win in the last five games for Fenerbahce, which improved to 5-2, while Brose dropped to 3-3 record. Read more here.

November 11, 2017 - Gist, Lekavicius lead Panathinaikos past Olympiacos
In a Greek derby full of intensity, Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens grabbed its first road win in the 2017-18 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season by edging archrivals Olympiacos Piraeus 62-70 in the Peace and Friendship Stadium on Friday. Read more here.

November 10, 2017 - Shved, Gill lead Khimki to fifth win
Khimki Moscow Region confirmed its great momentum in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague by rallying from a double-digit deficit to edge Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz 91-90 at home on Friday. Khimki improved to 5-1 in the standings while Baskonia dropped to 1-5. Read more here.

November 10, 2017 - Madrid signs huge center Tavares long-term
Slowed by injuries in its frontcourt, Real Madrid addressed the situation on Friday by signing 2.20-meter center Walter "Edy" Tavares to a multi-year deal ending in 2020. Tavares (25 years old) returns to Spain, where he started his professional career with Herbalife Gran Canaria. Read more here.

November 10, 2017 - Zalgiris picks up a record-breaking win in Milan
Zalgiris Kaunas played some of its most dominant basketball in recent years and broke a club-record along the way in registering a resounding 62-94 road win against AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan on Thursday night in the fashion capital. Read more here.

November 10, 2017 - Maccabi dominates glass to beat Madrid
Menorah Mivtachim Arena was rocking as Maccabi FOX bested Real Madrid 90-83. Maccabi dominated inside and set a new club record with 53 rebounds, while outrebounding the visitors by 20. Of 37 missed shots on Maccabi’s side of the court, the hosts took 18 offensive rebounds. Read more here.

November 10, 2017 - CSKA overcomes bad start to blow out Valencia
A slow start forced by an aggressive visitor did nothing to impede CSKA Moscow from walloping Valencia Basket 94-67 to keep its home winning streak alive. CSKA improved its record to 5-1, keeping its share of first place, and left Valencia two victories behind in the standings at 3-3. Read more here.

November 10, 2017 - ABA league, Round 8
Buducnost VOLI is still leader after 7 pleayed rounds. They have 6-1 record. Crvena zvezda mts and Cedevita have 5-2 record. Cibona are set to host Zadar in what is the traditional local derby. The game will be even more special this time, as both teams are desperate to achieve a new victory. Read more here.

November 9, 2017 - Jerusalem fires Katsikaris, promotes Maor to head coach
Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem announced that it has dismissed Fotis Katsikaris as head coach of the team and promoted top assistant Mody Maor to take his place. Jerusalem made the decision after its 81-91 home loss to previously winless Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul. Read more here.

November 9, 2017 - 7Days EuroCup Regular Season, Round 5 MVP: Adas Juskevicius, Lietkabelis Panevezys
As the 7DAYS EuroCup regular season reached its mid-point this week, a record-tying performance by Adas Juskevicius of Lietkabelis Panevezys earned him the MVP honor for Round 5. Juskevicius exploded for a career-high 31 points to lead his team past visiting Buducnost VOLI, 86-79. Read more here.

November 9, 2017 - Another change in MZT - Pavlicevic IN, Bailey OUT
MZT Skopje have made another one change in their 2017-18 roster. The club from Skopje announced that they signed a contract with experienced point guard Nikola Pavlicevic until the end of the season and that they parted ways with Brett Bailey. Read more here.

November 9, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 6
The always hot derby of Athens is one of several must-see clashes in Round 6. Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv and Real Madrid will renew their rivalry on Thursday night before Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens faces Olympiacos Piraeus on Friday. Read more here.

November 9, 2017 - Levallois hits 15 threes in first win this season
Levallois Metropolitans registered its first win of the season, helped by 15 three-pointers and a career-night from Remy Lesca, downing visiting Cedevita Zagreb 91-81 on Wednesday night. Levallois shot 15 of 26 from three-point range and improved to 1-4. Read more here.

November 9, 2017 - Flaccadori leads Trento past Ulm
Dolomiti Energia Trento bounced back from recent losses in Group D by thrashing ratiopharm Ulm 77-66 at home on Wednesday. Both teams now have 2-3 records and are tied for fourth place with ASVEL Villeurbanne. Diego Flaccadori led the winners with 20 points. Read more here.

November 9, 2017 - Long-range masterclass lifts ALBA to road win in Bilbao
A three-point shooting barrage gave ALBA Berlin an 86-94 road victory over RETAbet Bilbao, who launched several comeback attempts but couldn’t quite find the offense to match ALBA’s long-range prowess. Read more here.

November 9, 2017 - Ragland keeps Lokomotiv undefeated
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar stayed undefeated in Group C by topping Partizan NIS Belgrade 83-93 in the Serbian capital on Wednesday. Lokomotiv improved to 5-0 and remains one of the three undefeated teams in the competition. Read more here.

November 9, 2017 - Undefeated Bayern too much for Reggio Emilia
FC Bayern Munich reached the midway point in the 7DAYS EuroCup Regular Season with a perfect record after overpowering Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia 83-58 on Wednesday at Audi Dome. Bayern took control of the game early and led by 22 at halftime. Read more here.

November 9, 2017 - Gran Canaria rolls over ASVEL away
Herbalife Gran Canaria made a strong move in Group D on Wednesday by storming host ASVEL Villeurbanne early and cruising to a 68-84 road win. The result put Gran Canaria among the group leaders at 3-2 halfway through the regular season and dropped ASVEL to 2-3. Read more here.

November 9, 2017 - Hardy helps Galatasaray snap winless streak
In a clash of former champions trying to climb up in the standings, Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul went on the road and made 13 three-pointers en route to its first win of the season, 81-91, over Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem on Wednesday. Read more here.

November 8, 2017 - UNICS Kazan overpowers Fiat
UNICS Kazan led from tip to buzzer in routing Fiat Turin on Wednesday in Group A. The result left both teams with 3-2 records and tied for second place in their group at the midway point in the 7DAYS EuroCup Regular Season. Quino Colom scored a EuroCup career-best 26 points. Read more here.

November 8, 2017 - Kuric sinks late game-winner as Zenit fights back to stun Tofas
Zenit St Petersburg gained a thrilling 84-82 comeback victory over Tofas Bursa as Kyle Kuric sank a game-winning triple with just nine seconds remaining. Kuric finished with 27 points including 4 of 7 three-point shooting, while Drew Gordon had 16 points, Marko Simonovic 14. Read more here.

November 8, 2017 - Wright the hero as Strasbourg beat AEK in the dying seconds
Zack Wright knocked down a tough left handed drive in the lane with seconds remaining to give SIG Strasbourg an 80-78 win over AEK on Tuesday night. After a deep three from Dusan Sakota at the other end, the game looked headed to overtime until Wright's heroics. Read more here.

November 8, 2017 - Estudiantes hold off Bayreuth in OT
Estudiantes prevailed 90-84 in overtime against medi Bayreuth. After Estudiantes had been dominating early and leading by as many as 23 points, Bayreuth stormed back into the game in the second half and used a late deep three from Gabe York to tie it up and force an extra period. Read more here.

November 8, 2017 - Keravnos defend home court against Basic-Fit Brussels
There was no stopping Keravnos in Nicosia with the 2nd Round in sight, as the Cypriot club brushed aside the visiting Basic-Fit Brussels on their home floor. 90-77 victory over their Group D rivals from Belgium allowed the Christophoros Livadiotis-coached side to improve to a 3-1 mark. Read more here.

November 8, 2017 - Besiktas make it four in a row with three-point clinic against Aris
Besiktas Sompo Japan made it four wins in a row by securing an 83-61 win over Aris on Tuesday night. Besiktas were unstoppable from beyond the arc, going 15 of 30, to improve to 4-1 on the season, after overturning an early deficit. Read more here.

November 8, 2017 - AV Ohrid add big man Emir Zimic
AV Ohrid have strengthened their frontcourt by adding to their roster big man Emir Zimic, who already has rich experience of playing in the ABA League on his CV. He previously played in the regional competition for the teams such as Bosna Royal and Tajfun. Read more here.

November 7, 2017 - ABA league Round 7 MVP: Milko Bjelica (Crvena zvezda mts)
We have the MVP of the 7th round of the season and it is Crvena zvezda mts Milko Bjelica. He dominated the court in the game against Partizan NIS. At the match between Partizan NIS and Crvena zvezda mts, Milko Bjelica achieved 29 points, 6 rebounds and a valuation of 35. Read more here.

November 7, 2017 - Juskevicius ties three-point record with 9!
It was the kind of night that shooters dream about. Adas Juskevicius of Lietkabelis Panevezys was not known, in his five previous seasons between the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague and 7DAYS EuroCup, as an elite marksman. Read more here.

November 7, 2017 - Wilbekin steers Darussafaka to fifth consecutive victory
Darussafaka Istanbul reached the midway point of the 7DAYS Regular Season with its unbeaten record still intact after cruising to a never-in-doubt 85-77 victory over MoraBanc Andorra. The hosts established a double-digit lead in the second quarter and never looked back. Read more here.

November 7, 2017 - Lietkabelis tops Buducnost on Juskevicius’s record night
Adas Juskevicius assaulted the 7DAYS EuroCup record book on Tuesday in leading Lietkabelis Panevezys to an 86-79 victory over Buducnost VOLI Podgoricaat Cido Arena. Juskevicius tied a EuroCup record with 9 three-pointers made and set a competition with 7 in the first quarter. Read more here.

November 7, 2017 - Lietuvos Rytas outguns Limoges
Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius overpowered Limoges CSP 93-76 on Tuesday evening at Siemens Arena to move into a tie for third place in Group C. The result left both teams with identical 2-3 records at the midway point of the 7DAYS EuroCup Regular Season. Read more here.

November 7, 2017 - Madrid's Ayon to undergo shoulder surgery
Real Madrid's run of bad luck in the frontcourt has continued with the club's announcement on Tuesday that center Gustavo Ayon will be sidelined undefinitely due to a shoulder injury. Ayon was hurt in a Spanish League game against Iberostar Tenerife over the weekend. Read more here.

November 7, 2017 - 7Days EuroCup, Round 5
The 2017-18 7DAYS EuroCup Regular Season reaches its halfway mark with three teams still undefeated - Darussafaka Istanbul in Group A, FC Bayern Munich in Group B and Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar in Group C. Read more here.

November 7, 2017 - Red & white night in front of the black & white crowd - Zvezda beat Partizan
Crvena zvezda mts have defeated Partizan NIS in the first Belgrade derby of the 2017-18 season. Milko Bjelica led Crvena zvezda mts with 29 points, 6 rebounds. James Feldeine added 15 points, 7 assists. With this win, Crvena zvezda improved to 5-2 record, while Partizan dropped to 4-3. Read more here.

November 6, 2017 - AX Milan reunites with All-EuroCup guard Jerrells
AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan added another weapon to its backcourt by signing Curtis Jerrells for the remainder of the season. Jerrells played for Milan during the 2013-14 season, during which he helped the club win the Italian League and reach the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague playoffs. Read more here.

November 6, 2017 - ALBA's Giffey out a month with thumb injury
ALBA Berlin captain Niels Giffey is expected to miss the next four to five weeks due to a thumb injury, the club announced on Monday. Giffey (2.00 meters, 26 years old) got injured last Saturday during a practice session with the team, and it affected the ligaments of the thumb of his left hand. Read more here.

November 6, 2017 - Majstorovic is a new member of MZT Skopje Aerodrom
Serbian international Djordje Majstorovic will continue the season with MZT Skopje, as he has agreed on cooperation with the Jane Sandanski side until the end of the season. Last season he averaged 4.4 points and 2.5 rebounds in the ABA League playing for the black and white of Belgrade. Read more here.

November 6, 2017 - Jerusalem adds Lucas to backcourt
Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem added another weapon to its backcourt with the signing of guard Kalin Lucas, who steps into the vacancy created when All-EuroCup guard Curtis Jerrells was released. Lucas (1.89 meters, 29 years old) spent the preseason with Orlando of the NBA. Read more here.

November 6, 2017 - Mega learned the last week's lesson and defeated MZT
Mega Bemax have scored a valuable away win against MZT Skopje Aerodrom. After the first half it looked like Mega Bemax would run over MZT Skopje Aerodrom on their court. Simply, the boys from Sremska Mitrovica scored 57 points in the opening 2 quarters. Read more here.

November 6, 2017 - Buducnost VOLI stay at the top after beating Mornar
In the domestic derby, Buducnost VOLI have outscored Mornar at home in Moraca Sports Hall, Podgorica, won their sixth game of the season in the ABA League and therefore they will continue to stand alone at the top of the standings after seven rounds. Read more here.

November 6, 2017 - Astana silences Perm in OT thriller
Astana Kazakhstan defeated Parma Russia on the road in overtime, 90-84. Parma was seeking its first-ever VTB United League win at the Molot Arena. Astana was hoping to pick up its first win of the season. In the end, 40 minutes would not be enough. Read more here.

November 5, 2017 - Kuric catches fire, Zenit stops Kalev
Zenit Russia defeated Kalev Estonia on the road, 95-89. On the ropes early in the 4th quarter, visiting Zenit rallied down the stretch to defeat Kalev, 95-89, led by Kyle Kuric’s perimeter shooting and Sergey Karasev’s 24-point outing. Read more here.

November 5, 2017 - Loko dominates Avtodor on the road
Lokomotiv-Kuban Russia defeated Avtodor Russia on the road, 110-77. Absolutely everything went right for the visitors in the 1st quarter. Krasnodar stifled Saratov on defense, allowing a measly seven points, while shooting 13-15 from the field (an astounding 86.7%). Read more here.

November 5, 2017 - Colom guides UNICS past Tsmoki
UNICS Russia defeated Tsmoki-Minsk Belarus on the road, 91-65. After picking up the VTB United League October MVP, Quino Colom continued his hot play with an 11-point, 11-assist performance, helping UNICS cruise to a win in Minsk. Read more here.

November 4, 2017 - Cedevita keep on aiming at the top with fifth win of the season
Cedevita have beaten Petrol Olimpija in the seventh round of the season, achieved their fifth win and keep aiming at the very top. The squad of Ljubljana have now found themselves in the danger zone at the bottom of the standings. Read more here.

November 4, 2017 - FMP beat Cibona and remain perfect at home court
FMP have scored their 4th win in the 2017-18 ABA League regular season. FMP Sports Hall is becoming a real fortress, as the Panthers are still undefeated in this gym in the 2017-18 season. This Saturday, FMP defeated Cibona after making a really impressive offensive performance. Read more here.

November 4, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 5 MVP: Nando De Colo, CSKA Moscow
In a career full of outstanding performances, Nando De Colo outdid himself on Friday in guiding CSKA Moscow to victory and becoming the MVP for Round 5 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season. Read more here.

November 4, 2017 - Barcelona's defense tames previously unbeaten Olympiacos
FC Barcelona Lassa got back to its winning ways and snapped a three-game skid with a resounding 73-51 victory over previously undefeated Olympiacos Piraeus on Friday night. The win improved Barcelona's record to 2-3, while Olympiacos maintains its share of first place at 4-1. Read more here.

November 4, 2017 - Second victory of the season for Zadar
Zadar have beaten Igokea in the opening game of the seventh round of the ABA League season and have achieved their second win of the season, which will help them to not be left alone at the bottom of the standings anymore. Read more here.

November 4, 2017 - Unicaja's late rally stuns host Efes, 74-79
Unicaja Malaga stormed back from 9 points behind on the road in the fourth quarter to steal a 74-79 victory from host Anadolu Efes Istanbul on Friday. Unicaja improves to 2-3 with its first road win while Efes remains winless at 0-5. Read more here.

November 3, 2017 - Galatasaray lands Taylor for two months
The 2016 7DAYS EuroCup champ, Galatasary Odeabank Istanbul, announced on Friday the addition of guard Jordan Taylor for the next two months, with an option to an extension until the end of the season. Taylor (1.85 meters, 28 years old) arrives from Hapoel Holon of Israel. Read more here.

November 3, 2017 - CSKA outscores Zalgiris 94-91 to keep streaks alive
CSKA Moscow extended its home winning streak to 13 games with a fine offensive performance in a 94-91 win over Zalgiris Kaunas. It was the 10th win for CSKA over Zalgiris in as many EuroLeague matches at home this century, a victory which boosted CSKA's record to 4-1. Read more here.

November 3, 2017 - Dominik Mavra joins MZT
Dominik Mavra will play for MZT Skopje Aerodrom in the rest of the 2017-18 season. This 23-year old guard started the 2017-18 season in Spanish team Juventud, however the two sides have recently terminated their contract, so he was free to sign for some other team. Read more here.

November 3, 2017 - Banvit's Adonis Thomas scoops Gameday 4 MVP award
Adonis Thomas arrived at Banvit this summer, and it didn't take long for the American power forward to claim his first Basketball Champions League honor of the season. The 24-year-old forward helped the team finish strong, clinch a third win and stay on top of Group C. Read more here.

November 3, 2017 - Queen of Top Performers back on her throne
It was another mega week for Courtney Paris as the center produced 23 points and 19 rebounds to once more reign as Top Performer. Paris' dominance under the baskets earned her an efficiency of 37 and more importantly, helped her team Hatay to 63-57 win at Piestanske Cajky. Read more here.

November 3, 2017 - ABA league, Round 7
Time for new round in ABA league regular season. After six played games, Buducnost VOLI is leader with 5-1 record. Three teams, Crvena zvezda MTS, Partizan NIS and Cedevita have 4-2 record. Cedevita will be hosting Petrol Olimpija in Dom sportova, Zagreb. Read more here.

November 3, 2017 - Galatasaray lands Taylor for two months
The 2016 7DAYS EuroCup champ, Galatasary Odeabank Istanbul, announced on Friday the addition of guard Jordan Taylor for the next two months, with an option to an extension until the end of the season. Taylor (1.85 meters, 28 years old) arrives from Hapoel Holon of Israel. Read more here.

November 3, 2017 - Reyes regains title as EuroLeague rebounding king
Felipe Reyes regained his title as the EuroLeague career rebounding king when he collected the 1,604th rebound of his career early in the fourth quarter of his team’s 80-86 loss to Khimki Moscow Region on Thursday night. Reyes had lost his crown to Ioannis Bourousis late last season. Read more here.

November 3, 2017 - Shved, Khimki send Madrid to first defeat
Khimki Moscow Region registered its first road win in the 2017-18 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague by downing Real Madrid 80-86 on Thursday. Both teams now have a 4-1 records in the standings, leaving Olympiacos Piraeus as the only undefeated team left in the competition. Read more here.

November 3, 2017 - Beaubois strikes in dying seconds to give Baskonia first win
Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz gained its first win of the season in thrilling fashion by edging Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens 85-84 as Rodrigue Beaubois scored the winning basket with just 1.5 seconds remaining at Fernando Buesa Arena. Read more here.

November 3, 2017 - Maccabi, Tyus dominate boards, Milan
Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv got back to its winnings ways by topping visiting AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan 79-68 at Menora Mivtachim Arena on Thursday night. Maccabi improved to 3-2 on the season behind a dominating performance on the glass led by Alex Tyus. Read more here.

November 2, 2017 - Fenerbahce's defense rules against Valencia
Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul put on a defensive clinic on Thursday to defeat willing but unable Valencia Basket 79-66 and stay perfect at home through two games. Fenerbahce's record improved to 3-2, the same as Valencia. Read more here.

November 2, 2017 - Brose leaves Belgrade with third straight win
Brose Bamberg outlasted Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade 69-75 at Kombank Arena, home of the 2018 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four, for the German champs’ third straight victory. Brose used a 0-12 first-quarter run to take a 9-22 lead, which grew to 15 in the second quarter. Read more here.

November 2, 2017 - Career night lands Govens with Top Performer distinction
Darrin Govens had a career night against Karposh Sokoli, earning Top Performer honors by setting a new FIBA Europe Cup season-high in efficiency. He just missed out on a triple-double with a 29-point, 11-assist, 8-rebound and 3-steal game in a 108-87 win for the Hungarian side. Read more here.

November 2, 2017 - Petronyte powers to Top Performer honors
Lithuanian center Gintare Petronyte saved the best for last on Wednesday evening, powering her way to Top Performer honors. Playing for Galatasaray in Wednesday's late game, Petronyte came up with 29 points and 11 rebounds for an efficiency of 35. Read more here.

November 2, 2017 - 7Days EuroCup Regular Season, Round 4 co-MVPs: Peyton Siva and Trevor Lacey
Two players share the MVP honor for Round 4 of the 7DAYS EuroCup Regular Season after leading their teams to the top of the same group. Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar (4-0) and ALBA Berlin (3-1) won their respective games in Group C to secure sole possession of first and second place. Read more here.

November 2, 2017 - Busma leaving Cibona
After a bit less than a month of cooperation with the club, Deividas Busma and Cibona have terminated their cooperation on mutual consent. Let's remember how Deividas Busma arrived for a tryout period in a moment when young center Kresimir Ljubicic got injured. Read more here.

November 2, 2017 - Malcolm Lee new Igokea player
American guard Malcolm Lee has agreed to play for Igokea until the end of the season. On the court Malcolm Lee covers the positions of point guard and shooting guard and the last team that he played for was Turkish Trabzonspor last season. Read more here.

November 2, 2017 - Good Angels Kosice win double overtime thriller
Good Angels Kosice prevailed in one of the games of the Regular Season so far with a thrilling 89-87 victory over Mersin, in double-overtime. Twice they forced an extra period before a pivotal 7-1 burst in the second instalment of overtime helped secure an important victory. Read more here.

November 2, 2017 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season, Round 5
Several big returns take place in Round 5, with a former head coach back on the same bench, a former captain visiting his old home floor, and a former leading scorer back to challenge his ex-teammates. With 5 games on Thursday and 3 on Friday, competitiveness is guaranteed in Round 5. Read more here.

November 2, 2017 - Jerusalem snatches first win at Reggio Emilia
Hapoel Jerusalem outlasted Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia 61-63 on Wednesday at Palabigi for its first victory of the 7DAYS EuroCup season. Jerome Dyson, who led Jerusalem all night long, made a go-ahead three-pointer with 18 seconds left and iced the game with a pair of late free throws. Read more here.

November 2, 2017 - Siva paces ALBA past Rytas into second place
It wasn't quite their marathon, 239-point explosion of one year earlier, but the entertainment and the winner were the same as ALBA Berlin outlasted Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius 93-86 on Wednesday in the German capital. ALBA takes over second place in Group C with a 3-1 record. Read more here.

November 1, 2017 - Lacey, Broekhoff keep Loko undefeated
In a rematch of the 2012-13 EuroCup final, Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar remained undefeated in Group C by downing RETAbet Bilbao Basket 102-86 on Wednesday. Lokomotiv improved to 4-0, while RETAbet dropped to 1-3. Trevor Lacey led the winners with 20 points and 7 assists. Read more here.

November 1, 2017 - Morgan hits game-winner for Tofas against ASVEL
Raymar Morgan scored the game winner with 5.4 seconds as Tofas Bursa secured an important home victory, 82-81, over ASVEL Villeurbanne in Group D of the 7DAYS EuroCup. Morgan led the way with 18 points and 10 rebounds while Josh Owens scored 16 points for Tofas. Read more here.

November 1, 2017 - Birthday boy Lavrinovic leads Lietkabelis to Istanbul win
Lietkabelis Panevezys picked up a tough, come-from-behind road win at Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul, 73-78, on Wednesday at Sinan Erdem Dome. Darjus Lavrinovic scored 18 points in 17 minutes on his birthday and Zanis Peiners shined with 16 points and 4 steals for the winners. Read more here.

November 1, 2017 - EuroLeague Women Week 4 killer questions
We take a look at some of the killer questions heading into Week 4 of EuroLeague Women action. We start with our game of the week between Perfumerias Avenida and Yakin Dogu Universitesi - one of eight matchups on Wednesday. Read more here.

November 1, 2017 - AS Monaco remain perfect with big road win at Sassari
AS Monaco remain top of Group A with their fourth straight win, 81-63 over Dinamo Sassari on the road on Tuesday evening. The visitors didn't make it comfortable until midway through the final quarter, as they pulled away to a 4-0 record. Read more here.

November 1, 2017 - Enisey fight back to shock Juventus Utena
Enisey Krasnoyarsk pulled off the comeback of the season to shock Juventus Utena on Tuesday. Trailing by 21 points with 6:30 remaining and still down 15 with 2:30 minutes to play, Russians Enisey rose from the dead and won, 85-81. Read more here.

November 1, 2017 - CSKA's Westermann out with hip injury
CSKA Moscow has announced that Leo Westermann will miss games due to a hip muscle injury he suffered in a domestic game over the weekend. Westermann collided with an opponent in the final minute of a VTB United League game against VEF Riga on Monday night. Read more here.

November 1, 2017 - ABA league MVP of October: Patrick Miller, Partizan NIS
The first month of the 2017-18 season is behind us and we have the first monthly MVP this season. It is Partizan NIS' guard Patrick Miller, who has also earned himself the MVP of the 5th round award previously. Read more here.

November 1, 2017 - MoraBanc Andorra marches to first EuroCup victory
MoraBanc Andorra snatched its first victory ever in the 7DAYS EuroCup season while keeping Levallois Metropolitans winless this season with a 79-61 victory on Tuesday at Poliesportiu D'Andorra. The story of the game was defense for Andorra, which improved to 1-3 in Group A. Read more here.

November 1, 2017 - Limoges pulls away late to beat Partizan
Limoges CSP evened its record in the 7DAYS EuroCup with a 92-83 victory over Partizan NIS Belgrade on Tuesday night. Brian Conklin scored half the points in a 10-0 fourth-quarter run that gave the hosts a 14-point lead, from which Partizan never recovered. Read more here.

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