October 31, 2013 - Zalgiris Kaunas 88 - 64 Strasbourg In
a clash of two teams in desperate need for a win, Zalgiris Kaunas
downed visiting Strasbourg 88-64 at Zalgirio Arena on Thursday. The
victory improved the Lithuanian champion to 1-2 in Group B, while
Strasbourg dropped to 0-3. Read more here.
October 31, 2013 - Budivelnik Kiev 74 - 69 Partizan NIS Belgrade Budivelnik
Kiev became the first Ukrainian team to win a game in the Turkish
Airlines Euroleague by downing Partizan NIS Belgrade 74-69 at home.
Both teams are now tied in Group A, each with a 1-2 record. Read more here.
October 31, 2013 - Schroeder top rookie in premiere Dennis
Schröder was the European rookie to deliver the most eye-catching
performance on Wednesday night, which saw most NBA teams play their
opening game. Schröder stayed on the floor for over 18 minutes and
contributed five points, five rebounds and four assists. Read more here.
October 31, 2013 - EuroCup Women Group F preview With
less than a week to go until the new season tips-off, we look at the
chances of the four teams in Group F. There are two French clubs in the
group and they have both made very different starts in their respective
domestic campaigns. Read more here.
October 31, 2013 - Brose Baskets formalizes One Team project with new camp! The
start of the Euroleague season also means renewed excitement
surrounding Euroleague Basketball's corporate social responsibility
programme, One Team, which has earned acclaim for using sport to help
integrate marginalized groups into local communities. Read more here.
October 31, 2013 - Eurocup Regular Season Round 3 MVP: Donta Smith, Maccabi Haifa Bazan The
race for the weekly MVP honors in Round 3 didn't have any competition
as Maccabi Haifa Bazan's Donta Smith dynamited the race with his huge
triple-double that led his team to a smashing road win at VEF Riga,
73-94. Read more here.
October 31, 2013 - Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius 64 - 85 Laboral Kutxa Vitoria He
signed on Monday, joined his old team on the road Tuesday, and on
Wednesday, they played another of his former teams. To say Milko
Bjelica was ready is an understatement. Andres Nocioni was Laboral's
leader with a capital L, to the tune of 20 points. Read more here.
October 31, 2013 - Lucic returns to the scene It
comes with a delay of almost two months, but Ljubljana will still
become the scene of a special European debut in the career of Serbian
international Vladimir Lucic. Lucic could only cheer on as his Serbian
national team team-mates made the quarter-finals of EuroBasket 2013.
Read more here.
October 30, 2013 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague regular season Game 3 Round
3 of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague regular season features four
undefeated teams going head-to-head in two battles for exclusive hold
on first place, as well as three more undefeated group leaders being
challenged by second-place opponents. Read more here.
October 30, 2013 - BCM Gravelines-Dunkerque adds two guards Undefeated
Group D leader BCM Gravelines Dunkerque moved to strengthen its lineup
by signing a pair of perimeter players, John Holland and DJ Kennedy, in
the face of recent injuries. Holland arrives from Cajasol Seville of
Spain. Read more here.
October 30, 2013 - Belgacom Spirou Charleroi lands Joe Trapani Belgian
squad Belgacom Spirou Charleroi announced the addition of forward Joe
Trapani to fill in for injured Sacha Massot. Trapani (2.03 meters, 25
years old) played last season in the German League with Bayreuth, where
he averaged 10.6 points and 5.9 rebounds in 32 games. Read more here.
October 30, 2013 - Uni Gyor go with Vandersloot and Tinkle Still
rebuilding their squad in the wake of the tragedy which rocked the
entire women's basketball family, Uni Gyor have turned to American duo
Courtney Vandersloot and Joslyn Tinkle. Vandersloot played a couple of
games in the competition last season with WBC Novi Zagreb. Read more here.
October 30, 2013 - Heat beat Bulls, spoil Rose return The
Miami Heat collected their 2012 championship rings, then showed Derrick
Rose and Chicago just how hard it will be to knock them from the top of
the NBA. Heat used a dominant second quarter to seize control of their
season-opening contest en route to a 107-95 triumph. Read more here.
October 30, 2013 - EuroCup Women Group E preview We
check out the teams competing to find a route into the second stage of
the competition from Group E. Basket Landes will be the favourites to
finish in the box-seat and have some exciting elements, including
teenage pair Valeriane Ayayi and Olivia Epoupa. Read more here.
October 30, 2013 - Lakers' reserves stun Clippers 116-103 in opener Pau
Gasol and Steve Nash watched the entire fourth quarter from the bench.
Kobe Bryant sat one row behind them in a black shirt and suit. The
Lakers' three veteran stars were spectators for one remarkable show.
Read more here.
October 29, 2013 - Europe's best bet for an NBA ring According
to the authoritative ESPN.com, Spain's Marc Gasol is ranked as the best
player among all Europeans that will take to the floor during the
2013/14 NBA season, which tips off on Tuesday night. Read more here.
October 29, 2013 - Homebody Mershon looks to fly After
a hugely impressive career in the NCAA which culminated in landing a
title in her senior year after scoring almost 20 points-per-game,
Mershon has subsequently landed at Kibirkstis-Vici Vilnius, Lithuania.
Read more here.
October 29, 2013 - UMMC win Women’s SuperCup EuroLeague
Women champions UMMC Ekaterinburg have added to their trophy haul,
beating EuroCup Women winners Dynamo Moscow 72-63, claiming the FIBA
Europe SuperCup Women for the first time. Read more here.
October 29, 2013 - ABA Adriatic league 2013-14, Game 5 recap After
five played games in regular season in ABA Adriatic league, there are
no more undefeated teams as Cibona topped Cedevita and stopped their
winning streak. At the bottom of standings nothing new as Union
Olimpija is still without win. Read more here.
October 29, 2013 - Cholet excel in first big test EuroChallenge
side Cholet Basket have extended their unbeaten streak in the French
Pro A new season to four games, as they secured an 81-75 win on the
road against Strasbourg on Monday night. Read more here.
October 29, 2013 - Cedric Jackson joins the team Union
Olimpija received the results of the latest MRI scan by their point
guard Cedric Jackson, who suffered an abdominal muscle injury a day
before the start of the competitive games. The player still hasn't
played an official match in Union Olimpija jersey this season. Read
October 29, 2013 - CSU Asesoft tabs Marshall CSU
Asesoft Ploiesti added experience and athleticism by inking swingman
Rawle Marshall for the remainder of the season, the club announced
Tuesday. Marshall arrives from Astana, where he averaged 11.1 points
and 3.9 rebounds in 18 VTB League games last season. Read more here.
October 29, 2013 - Eurocup Regular Season, Game 3: and the fun continues! The
Eurocup regular season reaches Game 3 with 13 undefeated teams and as
many squads looking for their first win, so this week could be first
pivotal one in the competition. Six games will open fire on Tuesday,
followed by 18 more on, as always, a busy Wednesday. Read more here.
October 29, 2013 - Galatasaray loses Markoishvili to Achilles injury Galatasaray
Liv Hospital suffered another blow to its lineup with the news that
Marko Markoishvili will miss approximately three months with an
Achilles tendon problem. He joined Galatasaray midway through last
season and helped the club win the Turkish League championship. Read
October 28, 2013 - Crvena Zvezda Telekom demolished Szolnoki Olaj 90-64 Expectedly,
it was an easy game for Crvena Zvezda Telekom against guests from
Hungary, Szolnoki Olaj. From the first moment of the game, Crvena
Zvezda Telekom dominated over Szolnoki Olaj and proved its quality.
Read more here.
October 28, 2013 - JSF Nanterre, Lighty reunite JSF
Nanterre agreed to terms with another of its stars from last season’s
run to the French League title, David Lighty. Terms of the agreement
were not announced. Lighty averaged 11.8 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.5
assists in the French League last season. Read more here.
October 28, 2013 - Laboral Kutxa brings Bjelica back Injury-plagued
Laboral Kutxa Vitoria has reinforced its frontline with a familiar face
by bringing back former player Milko Bjelica on a short-term contract.
Bjelica, who spent the previous two seasons in Vitoria, signed for one
month with a team option to further extend the deal. Read more here.
October 28, 2013 - SuperCup Women preview The
first piece of major silverware this season will be wrapped up by
either UMMC Ekaterinburg or Dynamo Moscow when the Russian compete for
the 2013 SuperCup Women. UMMC Ekaterinburg have already prevailed once
over Dynamo Moscow this season. Read more here.
October 28, 2013 - Gecevski not allowed to play on Saturday MZT
Skopje Aerodrom was fined 800 Euros by ABA League after the game
against Partizan NIS while Todor Gečevski received a one-game
suspension. ABA League ordered MZT to pay 100 Euros for a technical
foul Todor Gečevski received during the game. Read more here.
October 28, 2013 - Elan Chalon's Mickael Hay waived Elan
Chalon announced the waiving of head coach Mickael Hay. The team had
started the season with a 1-1 record in the Eurocup and a 1-3 record in
the French League. While the team looks for a substitute, assistant
coach Romain Chenaud will be travelling to Italy. Read more here.
October 28, 2013 - Stombergas replaces Zouros as Zalgiris head coach Zalgiris
Kaunas has decided to switch gears by letting go head coach Ilias
Zouros, the club announced. Zouros, a one-time Eurocup Coach of the
Year, led Zalgiris to a 0-2 record in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague.
Zalgiris was 2-1 in the Lithuanian League. Read more here.
October 28, 2013 - Triumph, Kyiv off the mark With
just over a week remaining to the start of the EuroChallenge Regular
Season, Group D participants Triumph Lyubertsy and BC Kyiv picked up
their first victories in league action on Sunday. Read mor here.
October 28, 2013 - Galatasaray brings in Mensah-Bonsu Galatasaray
Liv Hospital Istanbul reached an agreement with center Pops
Mensah-Bonsu to work together from now on, the club announced Monday.
Mensah-Bonsu (2.06 meters, 30 years old) arrives from EA7 Emporio
Armani Milan. Read more here.
October 28, 2013 - Polkowice slip, Maltsi on fire Polish
champions CCC Polkowice slipped to their first domestic loss of the
season, whilst Greek legend Evanthia Maltsi continues to torch her
opponents in Turkey. There is now just one unbeaten team in the Polish
League and that is Wisla Can-Pack. Read more here.
October 28, 2013 - Long recovery for Marko Tomas after surgery Marko
Tomas already underwent a successful surgery on Saturday evening and
will be out of action for several months. The rupture of the Achilles
tendon in his right leg is one of those injuries upon which recovery is
long and arduous for the top athletes. Read more here.
October 27, 2013 - Buducnost VOLI topped Siroki 81-67 In
pretty boring game in Siroki Brijeg, Buducnost VOLI wins over Siroki
and improved its record to 3-2. With this defeat, Siroki dropped to 2-3
record. Cedomir Vitkovac and Aleksandar Capin paced winners with 16
points each. Read more here.
October 27, 2013 - Partizan NIS wins over MZT Skopje 70-69 In
real drama in Skopje, Partizan NIS used its chances and defeated very
good team of MZT Skopje 70-69. MZT Skopje played great in most of this
game, but failed to reach another win. Tarence Kinsey led winners with
26 points. Read more here.
October 27, 2013 - Regular Season Week 2 bwin MVP: Nik Caner-Medley, Unicaja Malaga It
was a career-night for Unicaja Malaga forward Nik Caner-Medley, who
claimed bwin MVP honors for Regular Season Week 2. Caner-Medley had
career-highs of 20 points and 10 rebounds, pacing Unicaja to a
resounding 101-68 win over newcomer Stelmet Zielona Gora. Read more here.
October 27, 2013 - Tomas: There is no point trying to come back again Marko
Tomas sustained a new injury during the game against Cibona, this time
he tore his Achilles' tendon. Cedevita's star fell at the end of the
first half and was helped while leaving the court. This is already his
third injury in a year. Read more here.
October 26, 2013 - Krka wins over Igokea 69-66 In
not so interesting game in first three quarters, Krka wins over Igokea
and improved its record to 3-2. Last quarter brought much better
basketball, especially for Igokea, who wins 27-19 last quarter, but it
wasn't enough for win. Igokea they dropped to 2-3 record. Read more here.
October 26, 2013 - Radnicki outplayed Union Olimpija 81-66 Expectedly,
Radnicki defended its home court, wins over Union Olimpija and improved
to 3-2 record. Union Olimpija remains as the only one team without win
in ABA Adriatic league so far. Sava Lesic led winers with 26 points.
Read more here.
October 26, 2013 - Mega vizura wins over Zadar 81-75 Young
team of Mega Vizura surprised Zadar in road game and improved its
record to 2-3. Zadar dropped to 1-4 even considered as favorite in this
game because of home court. Vasilije Micic led Mega Vizura with 17
points. Read more here.
October 26, 2013 - Cibona topped Cedevita 66-51 Finally,
first defeat for Cedevita in regular season in ABA Adriatic league.
Cibona used home court to win in this interesting game. Croatian derby,
and improved to 3-2 record. With this defeat, Cedevita dropped to 4-1
record. Read more here.
October 26, 2013 - Three clubs call in replacements EuroChallenge
Finnish clubs Joensuun Kataja and Team TEHO Sport Kotka (KTP), as well
as French club JDA Dijon have called in replacements just days out from
the beginning of the competition. Read more here.
October 26, 2013 - Panathinaikos Athens ties Euroleague assists record! Panathinaikos
Athens made its first Turkish Airlines Euroleague game ever in Nicosia,
Cyprus one to remember on Friday by tying one competition record and
threatening another in a 95-74 victory over visiting Laboral Kutxa
Vitoria. Read more here.
October 26, 2013 - ABA Adriatic league 2013-14, Game 5 preview Cedevita
is still undefeated after four games in regular season in ABA Adriatic
league. With perfect 4-0 record, Cedevita challenge all other teams to
try to beat them. Fantastic start of season for Cedevita. Read more here.
October 25, 2013 - Strasbourg 66 - 76 Anadolu Efes Istanbul Anadolu
Efes Istanbul held off a late Strasbourg charge to record a 66-76 road
win on Friday night. After the hosts closed the gap to 3, Zoran
Planinic hit a clutch three-pointer and the Efes defense denied the
hosts down the stretch to preserve the win. Read more here.
October 25, 2013 - Panathinaikos Athens 95 - 74 Laboral Kutxa Vitoria Panathinaikos
Athens registered its first win in difficult Group D by thrashing
Laboral Kutxa Vitoria 95-74. Panathinaikos tied the Euroleague team
record for the most assists in a single game with 31 and its 18
three-pointers marked the second-most in competition history. Read more
October 25, 2013 - Partizan NIS Belgrade 73 - 43 JSF Nanterre Partizan
NIS Belgrade put together a dominant defensive performance in front of
its faithful fans, downing JSF Nanterre 73-43 in Hala Pionir. The win
improved the Serbian champs to 1-1 in Group A, while Nanterre dropped
to 0-2 in its Turkish Airlines Euroleague debut season. Read more here.
October 25, 2013 - Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul 75 - 70 FC Barcelona Fenerbahce
turns back Barcelona in home opener Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul aced its
home debut under legendary head coach Zeljko Obradovic by turning back
mighty FC Barcelona for a 75-70 victory on Friday. Read more here.
October 25, 2013 - CSKA Moscow 72 - 67 Budivelnik Kiev CSKA
Moscow remained undefeated in difficult Group A by downing Budivelnik
Kiev 72-67 in the Russian capital on Friday. CSKA improved to 2-0 and
shares first place, while Budivelnik dropped to 0-2. Milos Teodosic
paced the winners with 14 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists. Read more here.
October 25, 2013 - Galatasaray's Jawai hospitalized after career-best scoring night Galatasaray
Liv Hospital Istanbul confirmed midday Friday that star center Nate
Jawai remains hospitalized in intensive care with vertigo and numbness
suffered following one of his best Euroleague games ever last night.
Read more here.
October 25, 2013 - EuroCup Women Group D preview After
significant investment in the team during the summer, following on from
their glorious EuroCup Women triumph last season, it looks like WBC
Dynamo Moscow have a terrific chance of successfully defending their
title. Read more here.
October 25, 2013 - Gaziantep pen deal with J.R. Bremer Turkish
club Royal Hali Gaziantep, which participate in the EuroChallenge,
announced on Thursday they have signed a one-year contract with the
American-born veteran guard Ernest ( J.R.) Bremer. Read more here.
October 24, 2013 - EA7 Emporio Armani Milan 82 - 75 Zalgiris Kaunas EA7
Emporio Armani Milan picked up its first victory of the Turkish
Airlines Euroleague campaign by downing visiting Zalgiris Kaunas 82-75
at the Mediolanum Forum on Thursday night. Milan improved to 1-1 in
Group B, while Zalgiris drops to 0-2. Read more here.
October 24, 2013 - Galatasaray Liv Hospital Istanbul 67 - 78 Olympiacos Reigning
Euroleague champion Olympiacos Piraeus overcame an extraordinary
basketball atmosphere to defeat Galatasaray Liv Hospital Istanbul 67-78
on the road in Group C. Olympiacos now leads Group C with a 2-0 record,
while Galatasaray dropped to 1-1. Read more here.
October 24, 2013 - Real Madrid 98 - 58 Brose Baskets Bamberg Real
Madrid eased to a 2-0 record in Group B of the Turkish Airlines
Euroleague with a dominating 98-58 victory at home over Brose Baskets
Bamberg. Madrid allowed just 7 points in the first quarter and never
let up, increasing the lead to as many as 45 points. Read more here.
October 24, 2013 - Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv 96 - 82 Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade Maccabi
Electra Tel Aviv won its Euroleague home opener for the 15th year in a
row and tied a club record in beating Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade
96-82 at Nokia Arena. The winners improved to 1-1 in Group D, while
keeping Zvezda winless. Read more here.
October 24, 2013 - Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar 68 - 53 Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius In
a battle between undefeated teams in regular season Group D, Lokomotiv
Kuban Krasnodar bested Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius 68-53 at home. Lokomotiv
improved to 2-0 and grabbed a win in its first-ever Turkish Airlines
Euroleague home game, while Rytas dropped to 1-1. Read more here.
October 24, 2013 - EuroChallenge teams go top in Belgium Port
of Antwerp Giants came up with their best defensive display on
Wednesday to defeat the Leuven Bears 79-60 at home and join fellow
EuroChallenge side Okapi Aalstar at the top of the Belgian Ethias
League standings. Read more here.
October 24, 2013 - Eurocup Regular Season Week 2 MVP: Mouphtaou Monra Yarou, Radnicki Kragujevac The
second week of the Eurocup passed by with a relentless schedule of 20
games on Wednesday night, but when the dust settled, Mouphtaou Monra
Yarou of Radnicki Kragujevac emerged as the player on a winning team
with the highest index rating of the week, 41. Read more here.
October 24, 2013 - Laboral Kutxa lands Rimas Kaukenas for a month Trying
to cope with the injuries it's been suffering these last times, Laboral
Kutxa Vitoria announced on Thursday a new temporary replacement, and it
is no other than Rimantas Kaukenas, who has signed a one-month
contract. Read more here.
October 24, 2013 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular season, Game 2: the battle continues! After
an exciting opening week, the Turkish Airlines Euroleague enters
regular season Game 2 ready to offer more intensity and actions. All 12
teams that fought on the road in Game 1 will play in front of their
teams this week. Read more here.
October 24, 2013 - Spanoulis to be honoured in the Vatican Greek
international Vassilis Spanoulis is to be presented with the 2013
Giuseppe Sciacca International Award for Sport at a ceremony in Vatican
City. The committee voted for him among tens of top athletes from a
variety of sports around the world. Read more here.
October 23, 2013 - Samara and Tartu victorious in derbies Krasnye
Krylia Samara and Tartu University Rock were the winners of direct
clashes between EuroChallenge clubs in the VTB United League and the
Estonian Alexela KML, respectively, on Tuesday. Read more here.
October 23, 2013 - Laboral Kutxa's Kelati, out three weeks As
announced by the club, Laboral Kutxa Vitoria's forward Thomas Kelati
will have to sit out the games in the next three weeks due to a fiber
tear on his left leg biceps. Kelati (1.95 meters, 31 years old) played
15 minutes in Game 1 against Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv last week. Read
October 23, 2013 - EuroCup Women Group C preview We
take a look at the four teams preparing to fight it out in Group C of
EuroCup Women. The sole representatives from Romania in women's
European club basketball competitions this season are ACS Sepsi, who
return to the competition after a gap of four years. Read more here.
October 23, 2013 - ECA Board, Shareholders hear message of growth Fiscal
health in the present and innovative plans for continued growth in the
future were at the center of the message heard from Euroleague
Basketball in presentations to the ECA Board and Shareholders Meetings
in Istanbul, Turkey on Tuesday. Read more here.
October 22, 2013 - Bears roam free in Denmark The
upcoming couple of weeks is a quite peculiar period in season of Bakken
Bears Aarhus, Danish club that returns to the EuroChallenge this year
for the first time since 2009. Chris Christoffersen and the Bakken
Bears are still undefeated in the Danish Basketligaen. Read more here.
October 22, 2013 - Problems for MZT at shooting guard position Hearts
of MZT Skopje Aerodrom fans started beating for a second on Saturday,
when their only American player Cade Davis had to leave the court in
Zagreb in the second quarter due to an ankle injury. Read more here.
October 22, 2013 - Turkish Airlines, Euroleague Basketball cement partnership through 2020 A
groundbreaking relationship that has boosted the worldwide visibility
of elite European basketball like never before will grow even bigger
following the announcement that Turkish Airlines and Euroleague
Basketball will continue their unique partnership. Read more here.
October 22, 2013 - Eurocup Regular season, Game 2: the beat goes on! The
Eurocup regular season is underway, as Game 1 brought surprises, major
upsets and a lot of excitement. More of the same can be expected in
Game 2 with as many as 24 games all around the continent. Read more here.
October 21, 2013 - Final Eight to return to Ekaterinburg The
EuroLeague Women Final Eight 2014 will be hosted by the city of
Ekaterinburg and the local club UMMC, FIBA Europe announced on Monday.
Reigning champions UMMC already played host to the Final Four in 2011
and last season's Final Eight. Read more here.
October 21, 2013 - Perfect quartet stay top SPM
Shoeters Den Bosch, BK Ventspils, BC Zepter Vienna and Södertälje Kings
have remained as the solitary leaders of their respective national
leagues after this weekend's results. All four EuroChallenge
participants are enjoying the solitude at the top of the standings.
Read more here.
October 21, 2013 - EA7 Milan forward Kangur has back surgery EA7
Emporio Armani Milan announced that forward Kristjan Kangur underwent
surgery on his back, which will sideline him for a minimum of one
month. The procedure was performed by Prof. Carlo Mariani, the head of
the spinal surgery clinic at San Gerardo Hospital in Monza. Read more here.
October 21, 2013 - Cholet on the right track EuroChallenge
participants Cholet Basket claimed their third win in a row in the
French Pro A at the weekend, 80-68 against Le Havre at home, and
continue unbeaten at the pursuit of league leaders Nanterre (4-0). Read
October 21, 2013 - Fenerbahce, Montpellier crash EuroLeague
Women finalists Fenerbahce crashed on the first day of the Turkish
League, whilst Basket Lattes Montpellier Agglomeration were cut down in
France. Just a week after the glory of their President's Cup triumph,
Fenerbahce were left stunned. Read more here.
October 21, 2013 - ABA Adriatic league 2013-14, Game 4 recap Game
4 in ABA Adriatic league is over and as it was expected brought us
several great games and a lot of excitements. After four played games,
Cedevita is still undefeated, with perfect 4-0 record. Union Olimpija
is still without win. Read more here.
October 20, 2013 - Partizan NIS topped Zadar 80-65 Routine
win for Partizan NIS in Pionir Sport hall in Belgrade as they dominated
over Zadar in all game segments. Partizan NIS imporved to 3-1 record,
until Zadar dropped to 1-3 record. Joffrey Lauvergne led winners with
16 points and 9 rebounds. Read more here.
October 20, 2013 - Igokea wins over Radnicki 91-88 Igokea
successfully defended its home court in game against Radnicki. In real
drama, Igokea had more luck and better focus. Radnicki played better in
first half, but it wasn't enough. With this win, Igokea improved to 2-2
record, and Radnicki dropped to 2-2 record. Read more here.
October 20, 2013 - Crvena Zvezda Telekom wins over Union Olimpija 62-61 Union
Olimpija remain as the only one winless team in ABA Adriatic league.
Terrible start of season for Union Olimpija as they dropped to 0-4
record. Crvena Zvezda Telekom improved to 3-1 despite not so good game.
They had more luck in last minutes and reached new win.Read more here.
October 20, 2013 - Szolnoki Olaj wins over Siroki Primorka 71-69 Very
interesting game and great fight. Szolnoki Olaj had more lack in last
few minutes and won. With this win, Szolnoki Olaj improved its record
to 2-2, and Siroki dropped to 2-2. David Vojvoda led winner with 23
points. Read more here.
October 19, 2013 - Cedevita topped MZT Skopje 77-67 Cedevita
remained unbeaten after four played games in ABA Adriatic league and
improved to perfect 4-0 record. Cedevita played well, and led most of
this game. MZT Skopje dropped to 2-2 record. Jusuf Nurkic led winners
with 16 points. Read more here.
October 19, 2013 - Mega Vizura wins over Krka 78-74 Finally,
first win for Mega Vizura in ABA Adriatic league this season. In very
interesting game in Smederevo, Mega Vizura reached its first win and
improved to 1-3 record. Krka played better in the most of game. With
this defeat, Krka dropped to 2-2 record. Read more here.
October 19, 2013 - Buducnost VOLI wins over Cibona 79-72. Great
game for Buducnost VOLI as they reached its second win in this season
in ABA Adriatic league, and improved to 2-2 record. Cibona also played
well in this game, especially in second quarter which they won 26-18.
With this defeat, Cibona dropped to 2-2 record. Read more here.
October 19, 2013 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season Week 1 bwin MVP: Nikola Mirotic, Real Madrid One
of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague’s biggest stars put his stamp on the
opening week of the 2013-14 season as Nikola Mirotic of Real Madrid
claimed bwin MVP honors for Regular Season Week 1. Read more here.
October 19, 2013 - ABA Adriatic league 2013-14, Game 4 preview Time
for Game 4 in ABA Adriatic league. After three played games, Cedevita
is the only one undefeated team. Two teams are still without wins, Mega
Vizura and Union Olimpija. Game 4 will start with three games today,
October 19. Read more here.
October 18, 2013 - Olympiacos Piraeus 69 - 61 Unicaja Malaga Olympiacos
Piraeus began its Turkish Airlines Euroleague title defense in the same
fashion it used to make history last season: a come-from-behind win.
The Reds went on a 25-4 second-half run to turn a 1-point deficit into
a 60-49 lead en route to a 69-61 win. Read more here.
October 18, 2013 - Stelmet Zielona Gora 73 - 94 FC Bayern Munich FC
Bayern Munich made a dream debut, leading from start to finish and
downing Stelmet Zielona Gora 73-94. Bayern was in control from the
get-go, as 10 consecutive points from Nihad Djedovic got them to a
double-digit lead early in the first quarter. Read more here.
October 18, 2013 - Zalgiris Kaunas 63 - 83 Real Madrid Real
Madrid started the 2013-14 Turkish Airlines Euroleague season in style
by topping Zalgiris Kaunas 63-83 in Group B in front of 11,600 fans at
Zalgirio Arena on Friday. Last season's Euroleague finalist dominated
at both ends to register a valuable road win. Read more here.
October 18, 2013 - Deyan Ivanov, in the name of the brother The
Ivanov twin brothers, Deyan and Kaloyan, are not only two of the finest
Bulgarian players, but also have the capacity of shrinking the
seemingly vast world of European basketball into a microcosmos. Read
October 18, 2013 - Eurocup Women Group B preview We
take a look at the prospects of the four contenders in Group B of
EuroCup Women. Chevakata Vologda have been a regular contender during
recent seasons, reaching the latter stages of the competition, but
never quite managing to make that last crucial step into the Final.
Read more here.
October 18, 2013 - Union Olimpija adds Jakov Vladovic for the season Slovenian
squad Union Olimpija Ljubljana announced on Friday the addition of
point guard Jakov Vladovic until the end of the season, even if the
club has an option to terminate the contract early. Vladovic arrives
from KRKA Novo Mesto of Slovenia. Read more here.
October 18, 2013 - Union Olimpija still waiting Jackson The
lack of one point-guard is a big issue for Union Olimpija at the moment
but there are still no news about when should Cedric Jackson return to
the court after the injury from September. Jackson tried to practice on
Monday but felt a pain again and rather stopped. Read more here.
October 18, 2013 - Seibutis, Kaun shine on Euroleague Day 1 Lithuanian
international Renaldas Seibutis and Russian international Sasha Kaun
came up with big performances on Thursday night to help their
respective teams win close games on the opening day of the Turkish
Airlines Euroleague. Read more here.
October 18, 2013 - Eurocup Regular Season Week 1 MVP, Pietro Aradori, FoxTown Cantu The
2013-14 Eurocup season started with a bang this week. 48 teams playing
24 games, left a lot of room for variables, but when the dust settled
at the end of the night on Wednesday, Pietro Aradori of FoxTown Cantu
was the player with the highest index rating at 36 points. Read more here.
October 17, 2013 - JSF Nanterre 59 - 62 CSKA Moscow CSKA
Moscow survived an opening night challenge from newcomer JSF Nanterre
to win 59-62. The French champion started strong behind Will Daniels,
led by double figures in the second quarter and after CSKA turned
things around in the third, Nanterre battled on. Read more here.
October 17, 2013 - Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius - Panathinaikos Athens Renaldas
Seibutis sank a jumper with 5.5 seconds remaining in overtime to lift
Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius to an 84-83 win over Panathinaikos Athens in
thriller in Group D. It was 45 minutes of drama, as neither team held
more than a 6-point advantage throughout the game. Read more here.
October 17, 2013 - FC Barcelona 67 - 60 Partizan NIS Belgrade FC
Barcelona grabbed its first win in Group A by topping Partizan NIS
Belgrade 67-60 at home on Thursday. Kostas Papanikolaou and Ante Tomic
paced the winners with 13 points. Marcelinho Huertas posted a
double-double of 10 points and 10 assists. Read more here.
October 17, 2013 - Anadolu Efes Istanbul 87 - 67 EA7 Emporio Armani Milan Anadolu
Efes Istanbul opened its Turkish Airlines Euroleague season with a
strong 87-67 victory at home over EA7 Emporio Armani Milan in Group B
action. Efes used a 13-2 third quarter run to take control of the game
and benefitted from four players scoring at least 16 points. Read more here.
October 17, 2013 - Crvena Zvezda Telekom 84 - 87 Lokomotiv Kuban Reigning
Eurocup champion Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar sent a message that echoed
all around Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season Group D by
downing Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade 84-87 in the Serbian capital on
Thursday. Read more here.
October 17, 2013 - Budivelnik Kiev 84 - 102 Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul In
the first ever Turkish Airlines Euroleague game in Ukraine, Fenerbahce
Ulker Istanbul used a huge fourth quarter to rally past host Budivelnik
Kiev 84-102 on Thursday at the Palace of Sports in the Ukrainian
capital. Read more here.
October 17, 2013 - CEZ Basketball Nymburk reunites the Rancik brothers CEZ
Basketball Nymburk made official on Thursday the addition of big man
Martin Rancik for the rest of 2013. Rancik (2.04 meters, 35 years old)
arrives from Inter Bratislava where last season he was the third best
scorer of the Slovakian league with 21.5 points per game. Read more here.
October 17, 2013 - Fenerbahce lift President's Cup again Fenerbahce
Sports Club are making the President's Cup their own after sealing a
win against Galatasaray Odeabank to lift the first women's silverware
of the season in Turkey for the fourth year in a row. Read more here.
October 17, 2013 - Kataja bounce back with two in a row Kataja
Basket have picked up two wins within space of 48 hours to turn around
poor start in Finnish Korisliiga and improve to 3-2 in standings.
Veteran Sami Lehtoranta and his Kataja team-mates have rebounded from
their two-game slump with 2 successive victories. Read more here.
October 17, 2013 - BLMA add Christon, Ble to Galatasaray Basket
Lattes Montpellier Agglomeration have added Shameka Christon, whilst
Vanessa Ble has been picked up on a temporary basis by Galatasaray
Odeabank. Christon is the first American signing for BLMA who are
returning to the competition. Read more here.
October 17, 2013 - Euroleague of European Stars – Part II In
the second part of our preview we take a look at the teams and the
European stars that will compete in Group C and Group D of the
Euroleague's first phase, starting from Wednesday. Read more here.
16, 2013 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular season, Game 1,
Montepaschi Siena 75 - 84 Galatasaray Liv Hospital Istanbul Galatasaray
Liv Hospital Istanbul made its return to the Turkish Airlines
Euroleague memorable by hitting the road to beat Montepaschi Siena
75-84 on Wednesday at Nelson Mandela Forum in Florence, Italy. Read
October 16, 2013 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular season, Game 1, Brose Baskets Bamberg 84 - 70 Strasbourg Brose
Baskets Bamberg fell behind early, but rallied back in style to take
total control of Strasbourg en route to an 84-70 victory to open up the
2013-14 Euroleague season. German champs used a 19-1 run to finish the
first half up 43-29. Read more here.
October 16, 2013 - EuroCup Women, Group A preview Dynamo
Kursk were crowned champions some 18 months ago and are perennial
challengers who once again have a star-laden roster. That will make
them overwhelming favourites to not only top the group, but to reach
latter stages and perhaps even lift a second title in 3 seasons. Read
October 16, 2013 - Euroleague of European Stars - Part I The
Regular Season of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague tips off this week
and sees a galaxy of players who took part at EuroBasket or in the
youth European Championships this summer return to action. Read more here.
October 16, 2013 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular season, Game 1: Devotion returns! The
2013-14 Turkish Airlines Euroleague starts, just as expected, with big
showdowns all around the continent. As many as 23 teams will try to
dethrone Olympiacos Pireaus, the defending back-to-back champion.
Action starts with the regular season. Read more here.
October 15, 2013 - Eurocup regular season Game 1, Bilbao Basket 82 - 77 Cedevita Zagreb Two
recent Eurocup Finals participants went toe-to-toe to open the new
season in Group C, with last season's runner-up, Bilbao Basket, finally
hanging on for an 82-77 victory over visiting Cedevita Zagreb. Read
October 15, 2013 - Eurocup regular season Game 1, Paris Levallois 68 - 85 Valencia Basket Club Valencia
Basket Club rocked steady on the road to open a new season by easily
stopping Paris Levallois 68-85. With its three-point shooters sharp
early, Valencia raced in front and established double-digit leads
before halftime that lasted most of the rest of the game. Read more here.
October 15, 2013 - Eurocup regular season Game 1, CAI Zaragoza 73 - 56 Belfius Mons Hainaut CAI
Zaragoza made its Eurocup debut in style, putting together a 27-0 first
half run en rout to crushing Belfius Mons Hainaut 73-56 on Tuesday.
Zaragoza faithful had plenty to cheer about, as the hosts scored 27
unanswered points to bridge the first and second quarters. Read more here.
October 15, 2013 - Eurocup regular season Game 1, PAOK Thessaloniki 85 - 84 Buducnost Voli Podgorica Fans
in Thessaloniki, Greece witnessed an absolute thriller to open Group F
as host PAOK defeated hard-charging Buducnost VOLI Podgorica 85-84 when
D.J. Cooper unleashed a three-point buzzer beater for the seventh, and
final, lead change in the game's last 2 minutes! Read more here.
October 15, 2013 - Eurocup regular season Game 1, Telekom Baskets Bonn 65 - 86 Alba Berlin David
Logan nailed 6 three-pointers and Alba Berlin shot 12-for17 from behind
the arc, cruising to 65-86 away win against the German rival Telekom
Baskets Bonn in Group D clash on Tuesday. Berliners led from start to
finish. Read more here.
October 15, 2013 - Eurocup regular season Game 1, VEF Riga 80 - 71 MZT Skopje VEF
Riga pulled away in the fourth quarter to down visiting MZT Skopje
Aerodrom 80-71, opening its Group G campaign with a win on Tuesday.
Tomas Delininkaitis and Arturs Berzins scored three-pointers in a 10-0
Riga run to start fourth quarter. Read more here.
October 15, 2013 - Eurocup regular season Game 1, Banvit Bandirma 86 - 60 Kalev Cramo Tallinn Banvit
Bandirma registered its first win in the 2013-14 Eurocup by thrashing
Kalev Cramo 86-60 in Group G. Banvit managed to grab an important win
in its first home game so far this season after six official road games
in both the Turkish Cup and the Euroleague Qualifying Round. Read more here.
October 15, 2013 - Anadolu Efes signs scoring forward Dragicevic Anadolu
Efes Istanbul improved its frontcourt days before the start of the
2013-14 Turkish Airlines Euroleague season by inking power forward
Tadija Dragicevic to a one-month deal on Tuesday. Efes keeps an option
to extend the deal for a longer period of time. Read more here.
October 15, 2013 - Maccabi, Blu unretires, is back in yellow A
very familiar face is back with Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv; the club
reached an agreement with David Blu, who returns from a yearlong
retirement to join Maccabi's active roster. Blu (2.04 meters, 33 years
old) begins a fourth stint with Maccabi. Read more here.
October 15, 2013 - OT drama for Dijon, Minsk EuroChallenge
sides JDA Dijon and Tsmoki Minsk were involved on Monday, with mixed
results, in two highly dramatic encounters that were resolved after
overtime. Dijon clinched their first victory in the French Pro A by
prevailing 99-97 over Nancy at home after an extra period. Read more here.
October 15, 2013 - Zurowska seeks fresh start with Wisla Justyna
Zurowska headed for powerhouse Wisla-Can Pack last year, but it did not
exactly go according to plan. Her rookie campaign with the ‘White Star'
club was eventful to say the least, with an injury crisis, dramatic
late coaching change and an empty trophy cabinet. Read more here.
October 15, 2013 - Eurocup 2013-14 regular season, Game 1 Finally,
here is the start of one of the most interesting competitions in
Europe, Eurocup. 48 teams divided in 8 group will try to find its place
in next round. The 10-game Eurocup regular season will begin Today,
October 15 and finish on December 18. Read
October 14, 2013 - Larsen, Sabonis steal spotlight in ACB Two
young European players made their debut in the Spanish Liga Endesa and
were among the big protagonists on the opening day of this league laden
with huge stars from around the world. Rasmus Larsen, who turns 19 next
month, claimed Week 1 MVP honours. Read more here.
October 14, 2013 - Alba Fehervar adds size with Vargas Alba
Fehervar bolstered its froncourt days before the start of the 2013-14
Eurocup by inking center Eloy Vargas to a one-year deal. Vargas (2.11
meters, 24 years old) arrives from Caneros de la Romana of his native
country, the Dominican Republic. Read more here.
October 14, 2013 - FOX International Channels and Euroleague Basketball sign deal to extend coverage in Europe and Africa Euroleague
Basketball and FOX International Channels (FIC) are delighted to
announce a historic four-year broadcasting agreement that will bring
the fast-paced excitement of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague to
basketball fans throughout Europe and Africa. Read more here.
October 14, 2013 - Kings reign in Sweden Södertälje
Kings Basketbollklubb are gearing up for their second consecutive
season in the EuroChallenge but in the meantime have left little doubt
that they intend to maintain possession of their domestic crown. Read
October 14, 2013 - New rule changes to take effect in Turkish Airlines Euroleague and Eurocup With
the start of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague and Eurocup regular
seasons this week, a series of rule changes designed to make the game
faster, clearer, fairer and more spectacular for participants and fans
will take effect in both competitions. Read more here.
October 14, 2013 - Big guns dodge bullet As
the curtain was raised on more domestic leagues over the weekend, the
various EuroLeague Women and EuroCup Women big guns survived relatively
unscathed. Both Perfumerias Avenida and Rivas Ecopolis are expected to
fight it out on all fronts for silverware in Spain. Read more here.
October 14, 2013 - ABA Adriatic league 2013-14, Game 3 recap After
three played games in ABA Adriatic league, only Cedevita remained as
undefeated team. Two teams are still winless, Mega Vizura and Union
Olimpija. Game 3 brought few great games but several great surprises as
well. Read more here.
October 13, 2013 - Cibona topped Szolnoki Olaj 87-63 Cibona
topped Szolnoki Olaj 91-77 in home game in Zagreb. It is second
straight win for Cibona, as they improved to 2-1 record. Szolnoki Olaj
dropped to 1-2 record. Unfortunately, Szolnoki Olaj didn't use positive
energy from win against MZT Skopje in Game 2. Read more here.
October 13, 2013 - Igokea outplayed Mega Vizura 91-77 Igokea
reached its first win in this season in ABA Adriatic league. Pretty
good game for Igokea after some changes in its roster. Mega Vizura
remains winless, and will struggle in upcoming games to reach its first
win. Read more here.
October 13, 2013 - Valencia to miss Ribas for three weeks Valencia
Basket Club, a two-time Eurocup champion and semifinalist last season,
must start this one without experienced guard Pau Ribas, who suffered a
sprained ankle and will likely miss at least the first three games of
the regular season. Read more here.
October 13, 2013 - Siroki Primorka wins over Union Olimpija 60-58 In
real drama, Siroki reached its second win and improved to 2-1 record.
Union Olimpija dropped to 0-3 record as they reached its third
consecutive defeat. Terrible start of season in ABA Adriatic league for
Union Olimpija. Read more here.
October 13, 2013 - FIBA Europe U14 Get Together In Prague The
Czech capital, Prague, is getting ready to welcome the FIBA Europe 2013
U14 Get Together and Mini Basketball Convention, from 18-20 October.
The networking event is organised by the Czech Basketball Federation in
cooperation with FIBA Europe. Read more here.
October 12, 2013 - Crvena Zvezda Telekom demolished Radnicki 88-51 Second
straight win for Crvena Zvezda Telekom in game against pretty bad
Radnicki. Unbelievable bad presentation of Radnicki as they reached its
first defeat in ABA league. Hopefully Crvena Zvezda Telekom will use
this positive energy in opening game of Euroleague. Read more here.
October 12, 2013 - MZT Skopje wins over Buducnost VOLI 78-71. Pretty
good game for MZT Skopje especially in first 20 minutes against
Buducnost VOLI. MZT Skopje reached its second win, now they have 2-1
record. Buducnost VOLI dropped to 1-2 record. Read more here.
October 12, 2013 - Krka outplayed Partizan NIS 60-52 Krka
outplayed Partizan NIS 60-52. After this game both teams have identical
record, 2-1. Bad game for Partizan NIS and deserved defeat. Krka played
well, not perfect but it was enough against Partizan NIS in this game.
Read more here.
October 12, 2013 - Cedevita wins over Zadar 73-66, remained undefeated Cedevita
wins over Zadar 73-66 and remained undefeated after three played games
in ABA Adriatic league. Much tougher than anyone expected, Cedevita
reached its third win against very good and fighting Zadar. Read more here.
October 12, 2013 - ABA Adriatic league 2013-14, Game 3 preview It
is time for Game 3 in ABA ADriatic league. After two played games,
three teams are still undefeated, Cedevita, Radnicki Kragujevac and
Partizan NIS. We will see if they will remain undefeated after Game 3.
Today, four games on the schedule. Read more here.
October 11, 2013 - Lynx win their second WNBA title in three years Maya
Moore scored 23 points, Rebekkah Brunson had 15 points and 12 rebounds
and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Atlanta Dream 86-77 to win their second
WNBA title in three years. Tiffany Hayes scored 20 points and Alex
Bentley had 18 in reserve roles for Atlanta. Read more here.
October 11, 2013 - Real Madrid rallies past Beijing Ducks, 86-92, in China Tour exhibition! Real
Madrid held to defeat the Beijing Ducks 82-96 at to close the
Euroleague Basketball China Tour 2013. Real Madrid lost all of an
eight-point lead in third quarter to trail by 63-57 before it finished,
only to come back strong in fourth and lead by as much as 70-80 on the
way to victory. Read more here.
October 11, 2013 - Rilski ready to punch above height Pitted
against EuroChallenge old hands Szolnoki Olaj of Hungary and Tsmoki
Minsk of Belarus in Regular Season Group H, is unheralded Bulgarian
club Rilski Sportist Samokov. Rosen Barchovski, has been at the reigns
of EuroChallenge newcomers Rilski Sportist Samokov. Read more here.
October 11, 2013 - Musina finally finds magic in Polkowice CCC
Polkowice head coach Jacek Winnicki was quizzed at the EuroLeague Women
Final Eight as to why he persevered with Musina due to a prolonged
shooting slump which harvested less than 28% from the floor over an
eye-watering 18 months, including the Final Eight. Read more here.
October 11, 2013 - Lange looks to continue momentum Having
led UMMC Ekaterinburg to a majestic clean sweep last season, Olaf Lange
is preparing his team for another assault on silverware - starting with
the FIBA Europe SuperCup. The EuroLeague Women champions will host
EuroCup Women winners Dynamo Moscow. Read more here.
October 11, 2013 - Sabonis stays on as LKF President A
brief period of uncertainty in Lithuanian basketball concluded on
Thursday with the national federation (LKF) announcing firmly in an
official statement that Arvydas Sabonis will continue in his role as
president. Read more here.
October 11, 2013 - Siutat receives French honour President
of the French Basketball Federation (FFBB), Jean-Pierre Siutat, has
been awarded the rank of Chevalier of the Legion of Honour by French
President François Hollande. He received the distinction following more
than 30 years of service to sport, particularly basketball. Read more here.
October 11, 2013 - ABA Adriatic league 2013-14, Game 2 recap After
two played games in 2013-14 ABA Adriatic league season, three teams are
still undefeated, Cedevita, Radnicki Kragujevac and Partizan NIS. At
same time, three teams are still winless, Igokea, Mega Vizura and Union
Olimpija. Read more here.
October 10, 2013 - Cibona destroyed Union Olimpija 74-47 Terrible
game for hosts and more than deserved win for Cibona. Union Olimpija
remained winless after two games, and Cibona have 1-1 record. Union
Olimpija scored 2 points in last 10 minutes. Read more here.
October 10, 2013 - Oradea, Okapi hit the ground running Two
relatively young clubs that will participate in this year's
EuroChallenge on the back of their best campaign in their respective
domestic leagues, have started off the new season with tremendous
ambition. Read more here.
October 10, 2013 - Galatasaray Odeabank turn to Zellous Turkish
giants Galatasaray Odeabank have turned to the prolific Shavonte
Zellous to provide the firepower to propel them to EuroLeague Women
success this season. The player remains in Turkey, making the switch to
Istanbul having played for the past two seasons with Mersin. Read more here.
October 10, 2013 - Real Madrid stars bring European basketball know-how to Beijing clinic The
Euroleague Basketball China Tour 2013 continued building strong ties in
Beijing on Thursday as Real Madrid coaches and players hosted a clinic
for teenage players at Nenu Chaoyang High School to introduce them to
some of the practice drills. Read more here.
October 10, 2013 - Fener claim first trophy in new era The
reign of Zeljko Obradovic at Fenerbahce commenced officially at the
start of October and less than 10 days later the Istanbul powerhouse
have collected their first silverware under the Serbian maestro. Read
October 10, 2013 - Vasin ready for Sparta&K challenge It
looks like being an interesting season in Vidnoje for new Sparta&K
head coach Alexander Vasin and his young team. Sparta&K are
preparing to tip-off their domestic campaign at EuroCup participants
Dynamo-GUVD this weekend. Read more here.
October 10, 2013 - Spurs edge CSKA in OT in US Tour finale CSKA
Moscow came agonizingly close to sweeping the games on the 2013
Euroleague Basketball US Tour, but had to settle for a 1-1 record after
falling to the San Antonio Spurs of the NBA 95-93 in an overtime
thriller on Wednesday night at AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.
Read more here.
October 9, 2013 - Crvena Zvezda Telekom outplayed Igokea 72-52 Crvena
Zvezda Telekom outplayed Igokea in road game. Terrible game for Igokea
on their home court, as they allowed Crvena Zvezda Telekom to celebrate
its first win in ABA Adriatic league. Igokea remain winless after two
games. Read more here.
October 9, 2013 - Partizan NIS topped Mega Vizura 88-65 Partizan
NIS topped Mega Vizura in interesting game. Young and unexperienced
team of Mega Vizura didn't have much chances in this game. Superb
shooting percentage of Partizan NIS in first 20 minutes gave them +17
at halftime. Read more here.
October 9, 2013 - Cedevita destroyed Krka 83-55 Cedevita
destroyed Krka 83-55. Cedevita dominated over Krka and they had +22 at
halftime, 44-22. It was signal that things will not finish good for
Krka in this game. In second half, Cedevita continue with great
performances. Read more here.
October 9, 2013 - Real Madrid helps One Team land in China One
of the highlights of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague China Tour took
place when stars from Real Madrid hosted a One Team session for
underprivileged children from suburban Beijing who could not keep the
smiles off their faces in the presence of such tall visitors. Read more
October 9, 2013 - Open sailing in Baltic and Adriatic Tuesday
was an excellent day for three EuroChallenge clubs that compete in the
ABA Adriatic League and the Baltic Basketball League (BBL), as they all
registered their first victories of the new season. Read more here.
October 9, 2013 - Avenida pip Rivas to Super Cup title A
dagger three-pointer by Eshaya Murphy proved to be the game-winning
shot as Perfumerias Avenida clinched the Spanish Super Cup. It was
another title for Avenida play-caller Victor Lapena, who guided his
team to the Liga Femenina Championship. Read more here.
October 9, 2013 - Anadolu Efes will miss Gonlum at start of season Anadolu
Efes Istanbul veteran big man Kerem Gonlum will miss the start of what
will be his 12th Turkish Airlines Euroleague season. Gonlum suffered a right hand injury - broken metacarpus
- in practice that will have him sidelined for an undetermined period
of time. Read more here.
October 9, 2013 - Minsk make statement Last
season, EuroChallenge participants Tsmoki Minsk finished near the
bottom of their Regular Season group in the VTB United league, with
just three wins in 18 games. The Belarusian capital's team however
added plenty of new faces to their roster during the summer. Read more here.
October 9, 2013 - Real Madrid makes Beijing next stop on Euroleague Basketball World Tour One
of the world's biggest sporting brands met one of the world's biggest
capital cities on Tuesday as Spanish powerhouse Real Madrid landed in
Beijing to begin a four-day goodwill visit as part of the Euroleague
Basketball World Tour 2013. Read more here.
October 8, 2013 - Lietuvos Rytas adds veteran forward Songaila Days
after it reached the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season by
winning the qualifying rounds, Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius moved to beef up
its frontcourt by signing veteran power forward Darius Songaila on
Tuesday. Read more here.
October 8, 2013 - Buducnost VOLI demolished Zadar 90-68 Buducnost
VOLI wins over Zadar 90-68 and reached its first win in ABA league.
After win in Game 1, it is first defeat for Zadar in competition. Full
domination of Buducnost VOLI in this game, as they showed great
potential. Zadar should focus on home games in this season. Read more here.
October 8, 2013 - Radnicki outplayed Siroki 75-55 In
great atmosphere in Sport hall Jezero in Kragujevac, Radnicki outplayed
Siroki and continued winning streak in ABA league. Players of coach
Miroslav Nikolic played well, except in third quarter, controlled game
most of time, and gave no much chances to Siroki. Read more here.
October 8, 2013 - Szolnoki Olaj topped MZT Skopje 81-69 Unexpectedly,
Szolnoki Olaj topped MZT Skopje and reached its first win in ABA
Adriatic league. Even most of us expected that MZT Skopje will win in
this game after their great performance in Game 1, it didin't happen
today. Read more here.
October 8, 2013 - Vienna like it at the top Austrian
Admiral Bundesliga reigning champions BC Zepter Vienna have picked up
where they left off last season and are already enjoying the view from
the summit of the championship standings. Read more here.
October 8, 2013 - Gaziantep lose opener, Groningen adjust These
are busy days for two of the clubs that will embark on their maiden
campaign in the EuroChallenge this year, Turkish side Royal Hali
Gaziantep and Dutch team GasTerra Flames Groningen. Gaziantep fell
75-72 to Pinar Karsiyaka. Read more here.
October 8, 2013 - Finnish Ace feels at home in Wasserburg Five
clubs in five seasons, meant Finnish forward Tiina Sten had been used
to the hello and goodbyes, but for the first time, she's now able to
reflect on her first ‘welcome back' hug. Tiina Sten is finally finding
a home away from home at TSV Wasserburg in Germany. Read more here.
October 8, 2013 - European basketball mourns legend Giorgos Amerikanos Greek
basketball today is grieving the loss of Giorgos Amerikanos, a
legendary former player of AEK and of the Greek national team, who
passed away on Monday at the age of 71 after a three-year battle
against consecutive strokes. Read more here.
October 8, 2013 - ABA Adriatic league 2013-14, Game 2 preview Game
2 in ABA Adriatic league will start today with three games. Three more
will be played tomorrow, October 9, and last game will be played at
Thursday, October 10. Today at 18.00 CET Szolnoki Olaj will host MZT
Skopje. Read more here.
October 8, 2013 - CSKA Moscow opens US Tour with victory in Minnesota CSKA
Moscow started its 2013 US Tour in style by beating the Minnesota
Timberwolves 106-108 after overtime in a thriller at Target Center in
Minneapolis. The win was CSKA’s third over an NBA team. Milos Teodosic
led eight CSKA scorers in double figures with 26 points. Read more here.
October 7, 2013 - FC Barcelona loses Oleson for 8 weeks FC
Barcelona will wait a bit longer to see Brad Oleson in a Turkish
Airlines Euroleague game after announcing Monday that the shooting
guard will miss eight weeks with a stress fracture of the fibula in his
left leg. Read more here.
October 7, 2013 - Partizan NIS adds Bezbradica, Aranitovic Partizan
NIS Belgrade added more depth to its roster by inking power forward
Nemanja Bezbradica and promoting Petar Aranitovic from its junior team.
Bezbradica (2.06 meters, 20 years old) arrives from BKK Radnicki
Beograd. Read more here.
October 7, 2013 - CSKA Moscow to face old friends, foes in US Tour CSKA
Moscow is back in the United States for its third tour of games against
NBA teams since 2008. The Russian powerhouse opens its US Tour 2013 on
Monday against the Minnesota Timberwolves at 02:00 CET, Tuesday
morning. Read more here.
October 7, 2013 - Another Supercup win for Schio Giorgia
Sottana was the star for Schio as they claimed a 62-53 victory over
Gesam Gas Lucca, to take the first trophy of the new campaign in
Italian league. The guard poured in 18 points and was well supported by
Laura Macchi and Elodie Godin, who combined for 25 points. Read more here.
October 7, 2013 - Real Madrid wins Spanish Supercup derby Real
Madrid repeated its Spanish Supercup win of one year ago win by edging
FC Barcelona 83-79. Sergio Rodriguez was named MVP after leading his
team with a double-double of 14 points and 12 assist in the semifinal
against Bilbao, and then scoring 18 points in the title game. Read more
October 6, 2013 - NBA Global Games Europe: Bilbao Basket 104-106 Philadelphia 76ers On
the second and last night of the NBA Global Games series with
Euroleague Basketball teams, reigning Eurocup runner-up Bilbao Basket
put up a valiant fight at home before falling 104-106 to the
Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday. Read more here.
October 6, 2013 - Cedevita downed Mega Vizura 72-62 Expectedly,
more experienced team Cedevita downed Mega Vizura 72-62 in Smederevo,
Serbia. ABA league debutants, Mega Vizura played well in this game, but
Cedevita contolled game from the start. Nolan SMith led Cedevita with
21 points. Read more here.
October 6, 2013 - Intercontinental Cup: Olympiacos lifts new trophy! Back-to-back
Turkish Airlines Euroleague champion Olympiacos Piraeus went a long way
to find a new trophy for its case as it swept FIBA Americas League
winner Pinheiros Sky 86-69 on Sunday in Brazil to take home the
Intercontinental Cup. Read more here.
October 6, 2013 - Partizan NIS outplayed Igokea 67-56 Wonderful
game in Sport hall Pionir in Belgrade, as Partizan NIS outplayed Igokea
67-56. Partizan NIS played great in first 20 minutes, finished 40-21 at
halftime. Better game for Igokea in second half, but still not enough
to win. Read more here.
October 6, 2013 - Zadar already thinks about March 2014 Zadar
and Szolnoki both fought not to fell out of ABA League in the previous
season and for the new both have mostly one goal. They don't want to
feel the same drama they did few months ago. Zadar cut its budget for
50% and went through significant changes during the summer. Read more here.
October 6, 2013 - Krka is still growing but defeated Buducnost Krka
had a great start, when it defeated Buducnost and opened the season
with the first victory in ABA League. "Although the game was decided at
the end we demonstrated the fighting spirit and the desire for a
victory throughout the whole game." said Aleksandar Dzikic. Read more here.
October 5, 2013 - NBA Global Games Europe: Fenerbahce Ulker 82-95 Oklahoma City Thunder Oklahoma
City Thunder defeated Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul 82-95 in Ulker Sports
Arena, in the opening game of the NBA Global Game Europe series. Game
in Istanbul is followed by a clash between Uxue Bilbao Basket and
Philadelphia 76ers in Bilbao on Sunday. Read more here.
October 5, 2013 - 2013-14 Eurocup Draw results! The
2013-14 Eurocup Draw took place in Barcelona on Saturday and divided 48
clubs from 24 countries into the regular season groups that will mark
the road forward toward the eventual crowning of the competition's
champion next May. Read more here.
October 5, 2013 - Intercontinental Cup, Game 1: Olympiacos Piraeus 70-81 Pinheiros Sky Turkish
Airlines Euroleague champion Olympiacos Piraeus won the first
Intercontinental Cup game in 17 years by downing FIBA Americas League
champ Pinheiros Sky 70-81. The Reds broke open a close game by making
the fourth quarter their best. Read more here.
October 5, 2013 - MZT literally ran over Union Olimpija The
ABA League officially started on Friday with the game between MZT
Skopje Aerodrom and Union Olimpija but fans had little to enjoy in
since the hosts literally ran over the team from Ljubljana. Read more here.
October 5, 2013 - 2013-14 Eurocup Regular Season draw The
draw to determine the 2013-14 Eurocup Regular Season groups will take
place today, October 5 (12:30 Local time) at the Museu Olímpic i de
l'Esport Joan Antoni Samaranch in Barcelona, Spain. Read more here.
October 4, 2013 - Great start for MZT Skopje in ABA league In
opening game of 2013-14 ABA Adriatic league season, MZT Skopje
demolished Union Olimpija. Hosts dominated most of the game and guests
had no chance at all. Great atmopshere in Skopje. Read more here.
October 4, 2013 - Lietuvos Rytas holds off Ostend to return to Euroleague Lietuvos
Rytas Vilnius claimed the last remaining ticket to the 2013-14 Turkish
Airlines Euroleague by holding off Belgian champion Telenet Ostend
75-66 in the final of the Qualifying Rounds tournament at Siemens Arena
in the Lithuanian capital. Read more here.
October 4, 2013 - Zalgiris's Lavrinovic out for start of season Zalgiris
Kaunas suffered a blow to its frontcourt with the news that Ksistof
Lavrinovic injured his right hand in practice on Wednesday. Lavrinovic,
33, originally suffered the injury with the Lithuanian national team at
the EuroBasket over the summer. Read more here.
October 4, 2013 - Leadership role inspires Sverrisdottir Icelandic
star Helena Sverrisdottir departed Good Angels Kosice during the summer
and is now looking forward to a leadership role with Aluinvent Miskolc
in EuroCup Women. She gained valuable experience playing in EuroLeague
Women with Good Angels Kosice. Read more here.
October 4, 2013 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Rounds Final Final
day in Vilnius, Lithuania at Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying
Rounds. Day for decision who will take last spot in Turkish Airlines
Euroleague regular season. Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius and Telenet Ostend
will play Final game and fight to play in Euroleague this season. Read
October 4, 2013 - Intercontinental Cup press conference in Brazil On
the eve of the first Intercontinental Cup game in nearly two decades,
the parties that revived the competition and representatives of the
competing teams came together for a celebratory press conference in Sao
Paolo, Brazil, on Thursday. Read more here.
October 4, 2013 - Olimpija without Jackson and with injured Bubnic Ales
Pipan, who took over Union Olimpija during the summer, will open ABA
League season with a game against his ex-club MZT Skopje. Union
Olimpija is decided this will be its season and the first confirmation
came on Wednesday with victory in Slovenian Supercup against Krka. Read
October 3, 2013 - 2013 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Rounds Semifinals, Banvit Bandirma 80 - 82 Telenet Ostend Telenet
Ostend bested Banvit Bandirma 80-82, to advance to the third and final
round of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Rounds. The Belgian
champs will square off against Lietuvos Rytas in Friday’s final with a
spot in Euroleague Regular Season Group D going to the victor. Read
October 3, 2013 - ABA Adriatic league, Game 1 preview Start
of new season in ABA Adriatic league is right here. Tomorrow, October
4, season will start with game between MZT Skopje and Union Olimpija at
20.30 CET. 14 teams will fight for Final four tournament and fight for
ABA Adriatic league trophy. Read more here.
October 3, 2013 - 2013 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Rounds
Semifinals, Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius 99 - 78 EWE Baskets Oldenburg Martynas
Gecevicius scored 34 points on 8-of-10 three-point shooting as host
Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius defeated EWE Baskets Oldenburg 99-87 to reach
the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Rounds final. Read more here.
October 3, 2013 - Euroleague Basketball mourns Sergei Belov Euroleague
Basketball joins the family of European basketball in mourning the
passing of European basketball superstar Sergey Belov at the age of 69.
One of the most well-known global stars ever, Sergey Belov was CSKA's
franchise player in the 1960s and 1970s. Read more here.
October 3, 2013 - From Ventspils to Vegas and back On
the 27th of May, Janis Timma was in all likelihood feeling dejected
after he and his Ventspils teammates had just lost the Latvian League
finals to VEF Riga. Move on exactly one month and it was an all
different set of emotions that the then 20-year-old was experiencing.
Read more here.
October 3, 2013 - Xargay lets her defence do the talking When
Spain were crowned EuroBasket Women 2013 champions, there was one
player who generally evaded the headlines, but whose sublime defensive
capabilities underpinned their gold medal success. Read more here.
October 3, 2013 - Euroleague Basketball, NBA teams begin series of games Friday Fans
of European basketball will get some extra international flavor in the
next two weeks with a total of six Turkish Airlines Euroleague and
Eurocup clubs taking part in 10 preseason exhibitions in six countries
on four continents over that period. Read more here.
October 3, 2013 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Rounds, Semifinals Semifinals
day in Vilnius, Lithuania. Four teams that qualified to semifinal will
try to book last ticket for Euroleague regular season. In first
semifinal game at 17.00 CET, EWE Baskets will face Lietuvos Rytas. In
second semifinal game, at 19.30 CET, Telenet Ostend will face Banvit.
Read more here.
October 2, 2013 - 2013 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Rounds, CEZ Basketball Nymburk 78 - 87 Banvit Bandirma Banvit
BK Bandirma downed CEZ Basketball Nymburk 78-87 at Siemens Arena in
Vilnius, Lithuania, on Wednesday evening to advance to the second stage
of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Rounds. Read more here.
October 2, 2013 - 2013 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Rounds, Khimki Moscow Region 79 - 90 Telenet BC Ostend Pierre-Antoine
Gillet hit 5 second-half three-pointers as Telenet Ostend upset Khimki
Moscow Region 79-90 at the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying
Rounds on Wednesday in Vilnius, Lithuania. Read more here.
October 2, 2013 - Reggio Emilia ready for Europe For
their comeback to Europe, Italian club Grissin Bon Pallacanestro
Reggiana has built around their historical winning formula with an
interesting combination of high-class senior players and up-and-coming
youngsters. Read more here.
October 2, 2013 - Perfect summer for France-bound Vanloo The
highly rated 20-year-old recently waved goodbye to an illustrious youth
career, signing off in real style. The last photo and memory of Vanloo
at youth level was being crowned U20 European Championship Women
Division B MVP and clutching a gold medal. Read more here.
October 2, 2013 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Rounds, Day 2 After
first two games in Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Rounds, two
teams qualified to semifinals, EWE Baskets Oldenburg and hosts Lietuvos
Rytas. EWE Baskets Oldenburg wins over Cimberio Varese 79-74, and
Lietuvos Rytas wins over VEF Riga 80-71. Read more here.
October 1, 2013 - 2013 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Rounds, Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius 80-71 VEF Riga Lietuvos
Rytas advanced to the second stage of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague
Qualifying Rounds after holding off resilient VEF Riga 80-71. Behind 23
points from Renaldas Seibutis, Rytas is now two wins away from
realizing its dream of returning to elite competition. Read more here.
October 1, 2013 - Estonian girls put country on map Following
on from the success of the Estonian men's senior team in qualifying for
EuroBasket 2015, four Estonian girls have now provided a further boost
of optimism for basketball in the Baltic nation. Read more here.
October 1, 2013 - JSF Nanterre lands Foster, Gladyr French
champ JSF Nanterre announced on Tuesday evening the addition of Sergii
Gladyr and Je'kel Foster for the upcoming season in which the team will
make its Turkish Airlines Euroleague debut. Gladyr arrives from
Fuenlabrada of the Spanish League. Read more here.
October 1, 2013 - 2013 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Rounds, Cimberio Varese 74-79 EWE Baskets Oldenburg In
the opening game of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague qualifying rounds,
EWE Baskets Oldenburg edged Cimberio Varese 74-79 on Tuesday in
Vilnius, Lithuania. Oldenburg advanced to the second stage to play
either host Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius or VEF Riga. Read more here.
October 1, 2013 - National Team experience aiding Muric It
has been a busy summer for young Slovenian international Edo Muric.
After a turbulent 2012/13 season, which was partially spoiled due to
several injuries, he did not have any time to rest with national team
aspirations to chase. Read more here.
October 1, 2013 - Euroleague Basketball strikes TV rights deal in France with BeIN Euroleague
Basketball is proud to announce that BeIN has become its new
broadcasting partner in France for the 2013-14 Turkish Airlines
Euroleague season and the following three years. BeIN will broadcast
live all Euroleague games for both French teams this season. Read more here.
October 1, 2013 - Kovacik handed Slovak Republic reins The
meteoric rise of young Good Angels Kosice play-caller Maros Kovacik
continues after being announced as the replacement for Ivan Vojtko at
the helm of the Slovak national team. Maros Kovacik is taking over as
head coach of the Slovak national team. Read more here.
October 1, 2013 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Rounds, Day 1 Today,
October 1, Qualification rounds for Turkish Airlines Euroleague will
start. Two games are scheduled for today. First, at 17.00 CET, Cimberio
Varese will meet EWE Baskets Oldenburg. Later, at 19.30 CET, hosts of
tournament, Lietuvos Rytas will meet VEF Riga. Read more here.