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  News archive October 2016


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October 31, 2016 - Scottie Reynolds is the new Cibona member
Point guard Scottie Reynolds is the new reinforcement of Cibona. Reynolds has, besides the adventures at the Philippines, Latin America and the USA, played in Europe for teams like Prima Veroli, Antaly Buyuksehir Belediye, Enel Brindisi, CEZ Nymburk and Krasnie Krilya Samara. Read more here.

October 31, 2016 - Mega Leks claim second win by beating MZT Skopje Aerodrom at home
Mega Leks are now proud owners of two victories this season in the ABA League as they have beaten MZT Skopje Aerodrom at home in Pinki Hall, Sremska Mitrovica. MZT stay near the bottom with one win on their account. Read more here.

October 31, 2016 - Rebirth of Cedevita, Igokea did not stand a chance
Cedevita quickly recovered from that shocking defeat in the previous round and stormed through Laktasi leaving Igokea far behind. Amazing debut for Marko Tomas. Luka Babic was filling all columns in his stats sheet – 17 points, 4 rebounds, 6 assists. Read more here.

October 30, 2016 - Buducnost VOLI made major break in Belgrade
Buducnost VOLI shocked 5,000 fans in Belgrade after beating Partizan NIS on the road. Marcus Williams is the hero of Blue squad. Shawn James had the highest index rating in the winning side (17), and he really did a tremendous job for his team this evening. Read more here.

October 30, 2016 - Perfect Cibona left no chance to FMP
Cibona scored their 6th win in the 2016/17 ABA League season after beating FMP at home court. The Wolves had simply unreal stats in the 1st half. Ante Zizic was once again unstoppable for his rivals. Cibona starting center had 19 points, 9 rebounds. Read more here.

October 30, 2016 - Bayern adds rookie Johnson to backcourt
FC Bayern Munich added depth to its backcourt with the addition of combo-guard Nick Johnson who signed a contract until the end of the season, club announced on Saturday. For Johnson this will be first season in EuroCup. Read more here.

October 30, 2016 - Khimki adds guard Brown, forwards Hummel and Evans
Khimki Moscow Region had a busy week. In addition to a big road 72-102 win at ALBA Berlin in Round 3, the Russian club added three players to its roster as guard Markel Brown, and forwards Robbie Hummel and Jeremy Evans all signed contracts until the end of the current season. Read more here.

October 29, 2016 - Marko Tomas returns to Cedevita
Marko Tomas has returned to Cedevita after he spent one year playing abroad. He signed a contract with Cedevita until the end of the season and he will be able to make a debut already in the ABA League Round 7. Read more here.

October 29, 2016 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season Round 4 MVP: Ekpe Udoh, Fenerbahce Istanbul
Fenerbahce Istanbul center Ekpe Udoh showed last season that he is a big-game player and he proved that again on Friday in the first Turkish Airlines EuroLeague derby between his team and Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul. Read more here.

October 29, 2016 - Barcelona outlasts Bamberg for first home win
FC Barcelona Lassa recorded its first home win in the 2016-17 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague by downing Brose Bamberg 78-74 in yet another nail-biter at Palau Blaugrana on Friday. Barcelona improved to 2-2, sharing sixth place with five other teams. Read more here.

October 29, 2016 - Panathinaikos cruises past Zvezda in Athens
Coach Xavi Pascual and Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens registered their second consecutive win together, a comfortable 70-59 win over visiting Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade in the Greek capital. The victory improved Panathinaikos’s record to 3-1, while Zvezda dropped to 2-2. Read more here.

October 29, 2016 - Maccabi makes it 10 straight over Zalgiris
Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv won its second straight Turkish Airlines EuroLeague game since appointing Rami Hadar as head coach and the club’s 10th consecutive game against Zalgiris Kaunas with a 74-87 decision at Zalgirio Arena on Friday. Read more here.

October 29, 2016 - Sloukas and Udoh shine as Fenerbahce win local derby
Fenerbahce Istanbul gained local bragging rights and maintained its perfect record with a high-octane 87-103 victory over winless neighbor Galatasaray. Despite missing injured top scorer Bogdan Bogdanovic, Fenerbahce recovered from an early deficit thanks to solid defense. Read more here.

October 29, 2016 - Goran Vrbanc signed with Karpos Sokoli
Goran Vrbanc (32 years, 193 cm) signed a contract with Kapoš Sokoli and therefore returned to the regional league after several years. This experienced shootng guard started his basketball career in Rijeka. Read more here.

October 28, 2016 - Tests confirm Barcelona's Ribas suffered ruptured Achilles tendon
FC Barcelona Lassa guard Pau Ribas will undergo surgery on Friday to repair a ruptured Achilles tendon in his left foot, the club confirmed on Thursday. Ribas, 29, suffered the injury midway through the second quarter on Wednesday’s loss at Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade. Read more here.

October 28, 2016 - Fenerbahce's Bogdanovic out with sprained ankle
Turkish Airlines EuroLeague runner-up Fenerbahce Istanbul will be without star guard Bogdan Bogdanovic for the next few weeks after he suffered a sprained right ankle in Wednesday’s victory over Zalgiris Kaunas. Read more here.

October 28, 2016 - CSKA routs Unics behind Teodosic’s double-double
Reigning Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champion CSKA Moscow cruised to a convincing 98-80 victory over shorthanded Unics Kazan on Thursday night. CSKA improved to 4-0 behind a balanced team effort that saw seven players score at least 8 points. Read more here.

October 28, 2016 - Baskonia adds forward Budinger
Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz signed forward Chase Budinger for the remainder of the season, the club announced Thursday night. Budinger arrives from Brooklyn of the NBA, where spent the preseason. He has had a long NBA career with Houston, Minnesota, Indiana and Phoenix. Read more here.

October 27, 2016 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season Round 3 MVP: Nando De Colo, CSKA Moscow
The reigning EuroLeague MVP is up to his old tricks again. CSKA Moscow’s Nando De Colo needed just three games to capture his first title for the 2016-17 season; De Colo became the MVP for Round 3 of the regular season after leading CSKA Moscow to an 87-93 road win at Anadolu Efes. Read more here.

October 27, 2016 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season, Round 4
The 2016-17 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season offers no breaks as Round 4 becomes the first in the history of the competition that is not the sole round played in the same week. After all the teams played on Tuesday or Wednesday, they will each either go on the road or return home from a road game for a second contest within 48 hours . Read more here.

October 27, 2016 - Guduric’s career-high 21 points lead Crvena Zvezda over Barcelona
Crvena Zvezda mts defeated a short-handed FC Barcelona Lassa 76-65 at the site of the 2018 Turkish airlines EuroLeague Final Four, Kombank Arena. Marko Guduric shined with a career-high 21 points with just 3 missed shots plus 5 assists and 2 steals to lead Zvezda, which improved to 2-1. Read more here.

October 27, 2016 - Udoh, Vesely lead Fenerbahce to third win
Fenerbahce Istanbul remained undefeated and joined CSKA Moscow atop the standings by downing Zalgiris Kaunas 82-68 at home on Wednesday. Fenerbahce improved to 3-0, while Zalgiris dropped to 1-2. Ekpe Udoh and Jan Vesely led the winners with 14 points apiece. Read more here.

October 27, 2016 - Panathinaikos rallies and gets game-winner from Calathes
A dramatic 0-11 closing run on the road gave Panathinaikos Athens an amazing 83-84 victory over Brose Bamberg in its first game under new head coach Xavi Pascual. Nick Calathes lost a triple-triple double when his teammate missed a layup with under 10 seconds left. Read more here.

October 27, 2016 - Maccabi rides balanced offense to first victory
Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv and its new coach Rami Hadar registered their premier win this Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season by downing visiting Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul 98-92. Galatasaray hit a club record 15 three-pointers, but is still searching for its first win after dropping to 0-3. Read more here.

October 26, 2016 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four goes to Belgrade in 2018
A basketball capital like few on the planet will soon seize the global spotlight in its favorite sport after Euroleague Basketball announced on Wednesday that the 2018 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four will take place at the Kombank Arena in Belgrade, Serbia! Read more here.

October 26, 2016 - Eurocup Regular Season, Round 3: More crucial tests
Round 3 of the 7DAYS EuroCup is set to offer a lot of action and thrilling games all around the competition. From new powerhouses facing tough tests to classic teams in the competition going against each other. We get closer to the regular season's halfway mark. Read more here.

October 26, 2016 - Wanamaker, Anderson led Darussafaka to big road win
Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul grabbed its second road win in this year's Turkish Airlines EuroLeague by downing Unics Kazan 87-94 on Tuesday. Darussafaka improved to 2-1 while Unics dropped to 3-0. Bradley Wanamaker led the winners with 22 points. Read more here.

October 26, 2016 - Spanoulis, Green lead Olympiacos past Milan, 91-81
Oympiacos Piraeus left one fewer unbeaten team in the competition by sending EA7 Emporio Armani Milan to a 91-81 defeat on Tuesday at home in Peace and Friendship Stadium. Olympiacos improves to 2-1 with its second consecutive double-digit home win. Read more here.

October 26, 2016 - Champs edge Efes to stay perfect
Reigning champion CSKA Moscow remained perfect this season by holding off a resilient Anadolu Efes Istanbul on the road 87-93 at the Abdi Ipekci Arena in Istanbul on Tuesday night. CSKA improved to 3-0, while Efes dropped to 0-3 after an exciting game. Read more here.

October 26, 2016 - Fuenlabrada's Sekulic, sidelined two months
As announced by the club on Tuesday morning, Montakit Fuenlabrada big man Blagota Sekulic will miss the next six to eight weeks due to a fracture of a finger in his right hand he suffered in the last Spanish League game last weekend. Read more here.

October 26, 2016 - Marinelli missed at the buzzer, Mega Leks beat Cibona
Mega Leks and Cibona played a very exciting game in Sremska Mitrovica, while the hosts were victorious at the end. One shot decided the winner in the match between Mega Leks and Cibona. And it was a missed shot. Read more here.

October 25, 2016 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season Round 3: Into the first double-header
The new format of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague takes hold in earnest this week with the first "double-header" of fixtures – all teams playing two games each two nights apart – as the continent's top teams prepare for Round Three of the new season on Tuesday and Wednesday. Read more here.

October 25, 2016 - Zvezda adds playmaker Wolters
Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade added depth of its backcourt by inking playmaker Nate Wolters for the remainder of the season,. Wolters arrives from Besiktas Istanbul, where he averaged 15.6 points, 4.2 points and 5.3 assists in 10 7DAYS EuroCup games last season. Read more here.

October 24, 2016 - Unics loses Clarke for at least 6 weeks
Unics Kazan small forward Coty Clarke is set to miss at least 6 weeks of action due to a knee injury. Clarke got injured late in his team's Turkish Airlines EuroLeague game against Brose Bamberg last week, leaving the game with 20 seconds left. Read more here.

October 24, 2016 - Crvena zvezda mts beat Igokea after an exciting ending in Belgrade
Crvena zvezda mts remain one of the three undefeated teams in the ABA League this season, after having edged out Igokea in the exciting ending. Milko Bjelica was the man of the match this time, as his double double performance (15 points, 10 rebounds). Read more here.

October 24, 2016 - Cebular and Krka shocked Cedevita in Dom sportova
Krka have battled Cedevita well on the road and in the end won their second game this season in the ABA League thanks to Sandi Cebular’s basket in the final second. Krka had 32 rebounds and Cedevita only 23 and this is what has directly affected the outcome of the game. Read more here.

October 24, 2016 - MZT came back from -17, win local derby and grab first win of the season
MZT Skopje Aerodrom have grabbed their first win of the season by beating their local rivals Karpos Sokoli in the match of the sixth round at home in Jane Sandanski Arena, Skopje. Charlon Kloof was the key player of MZT Skopje Aerodrom. Read more here.

October 24, 2016 - Partizan NIS cracked FMP in third quarter and remained undefeated
Partizan NIS remain undefeated after six rounds after another well-fought game and a victory on the road against FMP. The decisive one was the third quarter when the black and white have pulled away. William Hatcher was once more the key player of Partizan NIS. Read more here.

October 23, 2016 - Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv dismisses Edelshtein, appoints Hadar as coach
Maccabi FOX announced that it had terminated its relationship with Erez Edelshtein and replaced him as head coach with Rami Hadar, who had been an assistant with the club. Maccabi noted the decision came after a late night meeting between ownership, management and Edelshtein. Read more here.

October 23, 2016 - Panathinaikos tabs Xavi Pascual as new bench boss
Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens made official the arrival of former Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champion Xavi Pascual as the new head coach of the team on a three-year agreement. Pascual, 44, arrives days after Argyris Pedoulakis resigned earlier this week. Read more here.

October 23, 2016 - Buducnost VOLI keeps shining – the streak continues after Mornar
Buducnost VOLI have outplayed Mornar in the local derby at home in Moraca and celebrated their sixth win in a row. Vlado Scepanovic's side stay amongst the undefeated teams in the ABA League. Suad Sehovic had 24 points, 6 rebounds and assists. Read more here.

October 23, 2016 - Zadar beat Mega Leks after a thriller in the final seconds
It has been an exciting encounter in Zadar and the home side are the ones that have come out on top after a thriller in the dying seconds. This is the third win of Zadar this season. Mega Leks continue with one. Ivan Marinkovic ended the game with 28 points, 4 rebounds. Read more here.

October 23, 2016 - Excellent Cibona grabbed fifth win of the season in Ljubljana
Cibona have achieved their fifth win of the season by beating Olimpija Ljubljana on the road in Stozice Arena and they did majority of the job that needed to be done in the opening half. Zeljko Sakic ended the game with 20 points, 7 rebounds and just as many assists. Read more here.

October 22, 2016 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season Round 2 MVP: Vassilis Spanoulis, Olympiacos Piraeus
In the first quarter of action for Round 2 of the 2016-17 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season, Vassilis Spanoulis of Olympiacos Piraeus made history by scoring the 3,000th point of his EuroLeague career. At the week's end, he remains in the headlines as the MVP for Round 2. Read more here.

October 22, 2016 - ABA league regular season, Round 6
After five played games in ABA league regular season, nothing much changed at the top of standings. Three teams are still undefeated, Crvena zvezda mts, Buducnost VOLI and Partizan NIS. Karpos Sokoli and MZT Skopje still waiting for their first wins in this season. Read more here.

October 22, 2016 - Late 11-0 run lifts CSKA over Panathinaikos
Defending champion CSKA Moscow bested Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens 81-77 on Friday at Megasport Arena in the Russian capital. CSKA triumphed in its second straight game to start the season 2-0, while Panathinaikos dropped to 1-1. Read more here.

October 22, 2016 - Westermann’s big game leads Zalgiris over Baskonia
Leo Westermann scored a career-high 20 points to carry Zalgiris Kaunas over Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz 78-73. Zalgiris improved to 1-1 on the season, while Baskonia slipped to the same mark. Westermann made 7 of 9 two-point shots and dished 4 assists in an impressive effort. Read more here.

October 22, 2016 - Zvezda, Simonovic come back for thriller road win
Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade was inspired by Marko Simonovic to claim its first victory of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season with a thrilling 83-85 road triumph at Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul on Friday. Read more here.

October 22, 2016 - Fenerbahce escapes from Barcelona with road win
Fenerbahce Istanbul edged FC Barcelona Lassa 72-73 in a thriller on Friday at Palau Blaugrana. Fenerbahce won its second game in a row to start the season, while Barcelona slipped to 1-1. Guards Kostas Sloukas and Bobby Dixon scored 15 points apiece to pace the winners. Read more here.

October 21, 2016 - Spanoulis makes history in leading Reds to rout of Efes
Olympiacos Piraeus trounced Anadolu Efes Istanbul 90-66 on Thursday at Peace and Friendship Stadium in its home opener in a historic game for its leader. Vassilis Spanoulis became the second player in competition history to reach 3,000 career points with a basket in the first quarter. Read more here.

October 21, 2016 - Bamberg rallies from 12 down to edge Unics
Brose Bamberg outlasted Unics Kazan 89-86 on Thursday at Brose Arena for its maiden win of the season. Unics suffered its second loss in as many games. Janis Strelnieks shined with 17 points for the winners, including the go-ahead three in the final minute. Read more here.

October 21, 2016 - Carroll, Fernandez lead Madrid to big win in Tel Aviv
In a classic showdown between Turkish Airlines EuroLeague powerhouses, Real Madrid bested Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv 82-89 on Thursday. Madrid improved to 2-0, while Maccabi dropped to 0-2. Jaycee Carroll led the winners with 18 points on 5-of-8 three-point shooting. Read more here.

October 21, 2016 - Macvan helps Milan win at Darussafaka for 2-0 start to season
EA7 Emporio Armani edged Darussafaka Dogus 80-81 in a thriller on Thursday at Volkswagen Arena. Milan claimed its second straight victory, while Darussafaka fell to 1-1. Milan Macvan starred with 19 points for the winners, while Jamel Mclean posted 11 points and 8 rebounds. Read more here.

October 21, 2016 - MZT Skopje Aerodrom adds Daniel Clark
MZT Skopje Aerodrom announced on Thursday the addition of power forward Daniel Clark to the team until the end of the season. Clark (2.10 meters, 28 years old) played last season in the Spanish League for Morabanc Andorra and averaged 6.9 points and 2.7 rebounds in 33 games. Read more here.

October 21, 2016 - Stefan Simic in Smederevo until the end of the season
Mega Leks guard Stefan Simic will play in Smederevo until the end of the season as a loaned player of the ABA League side from Sremska Mitrovica. Smederevo is currently competing in Basketball League of Serbia. Read more here.

October 21, 2016 - British big man Ryan Richards is the new member of Karpos Sokoli
British international Ryan Richards is a new member of Karpos Sokoli, as he has officially signed an agreement with the ABA League newcomers. The British power foward, who can also play at the center position, is coming to Skopje from the USA. Read more here.

October 20, 2016 - 7DAYS EuroCup Round 2 tri-MVP's: Kyle Kuric, Zygimantas Skucas, Ksistof Lavrinovic
The 2016-17 7DAYS EuroCup is already in full swing, as after Round 2 all teams have already played at least one game. 2nd round of competition proved to be as thrilling as ever. 3 players emerged above the rest as the ones with the highest performance index rating among winning players. Read more here.

October 20, 2016 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season Round 2: Superpower battles await
After last week's spectacular start to the Turkish Airlines Euroleague season, the action continues with most of the opening round's travelling teams heading back home to play in front of their fans for the first time in the new era of European basketball. Read more here.

October 20, 2016 - Lucic leads FC Bayern Munich past UCAM
FC Bayern Munich hit 13 triples and led from start to finish en route to an easier-than-it-seems 92-84 win over newcomer UCAM Murcia in its Audi Dome on Wednesday night. Both teams hold 1-1 records in a tie for third place in Group C. Read more here.

October 20, 2016 - Popovic drops 22 on Khimki, leads Fuenlabrada to big win
Montakit Fuenlabrada grabbed its first win in Group B by edging Khimki Moscow Region 89-85 at home on Wednesday. It was Fuenlabrada's first EuroCup win since January 17, 2003 - the Spanish powerhouse played the competition's original season and did not return for 13 years. Read more here.

October 20, 2016 - Maiden Champions League wins for Mornar and Partizan NIS
Mornar and Partizan NIS have achieved victories in the opening round of Basketball Champions League, by overcoming Telenet Oostende and MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg, respectively. Stefan Bircevic led Partizan NIS with 15 points. Read more here.

October 19, 2016 - Gran Canaria wins big on the road at Nizhny
Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas took control early and routed Nizhny Novgorod 80-106 on the road, to improve to 2-0 in Group A on Tuesday. With 106 points, Gran Canaria had its third highest scoring output in competition history, and second highest on the road. Read more here.

October 19, 2016 - Kutlesic strengthened FMP
Dusan Kutlesic is a new reinforcement for FMP, as he has agreed on a three-year cooperation with the new ABA League member. Former player of Sloboda Uzice and Metalac Famrakom will represent an additional reinforcement for the team at the backcoutr positions. Read more here.

October 18, 2016 - 7Days Eurocup Regular Season, Round 2: Battle of former champs featured
Round 2 of the 7DAYS EuroCup Regular Season gets underway on Tuesday with a battle between former a semifinalist, Nizhny Novgorod, and a former finalist, visiting Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas. Read more here.

October 18, 2016 - Pedoulakis resigns as Panathinaikos coach
Argyris Pedoulakis offered his resignation as Panathinaikos Athens head coach on Tuesday and the club has accepted. Pedoulakis resigned as coach following an 88-63 road loss against archrivals Olympiacos Piraeus in the Greek League. Read more here.

October 18, 2016 - Valencia lands center Kravtsov
Valencia Basket bolstered its frontcourt by inking center Slava Kravtsov for the remainder of the season, the club announced Tuesday. Kravtsov arrives from CAI Zaragoza, where he averaged 11.1 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.9 blocks in 8 7DAYS EuroCup games last season. Read more here.

October 18, 2016 - Cedevita adds playmaker Jackson
Cedevita Zagreb added depth to its backcourt by inking point guard Pierre Jackson for the remainder of the season, the club announced Tuesday. Jackson (1.80 meters, 25 years old) arrives from Texas of the D-League. Read more here.

October 18, 2016 - Crvena zvezda mts remain unscratched after five rounds
Crvena zvezda mts have reached their fifth win of the season in five opening games in the ABA League by outscoring Krka on the road in Novo mesto. They did the majority of their job in the first half. Stefan Jovic led Crvena zvezda with 14 points. Read more here.

October 17, 2016 - Zadar continue strongly at home court
In their third performance at the home court, Zadar have grabbed the second win, which is also their second triumph of the season. They outscored MZT Skopje, which stay winless after five rounds. Mislav Brzoja was the one that impressed with his all-around performance. Read more here.

October 17, 2016 - Partizan NIS remain undefeated after beating Union Olimpija
Partizan NIS remain undefeated this season in the ABA League after another win at home, against Union Olimpija. Just like encounters of those two rivals always are, the game of Partizan NIS and Union Olimpija in the fifth round of the ABA League season was unbelievably exciting. Read more here.

October 16, 2016 - Thriller in Laktasi, Suad Sehovic is the hero of Buducnost VOLI
We have just witnessed another incredible game ending in ABA League. Igokea was on their way to score a big win after James Robinson completed 2+1 play on 7 seconds before the end (92:91), however Suad Sehovic made a lay-up in the final seconds and brought his team a huge victory. Read more here.

October 16, 2016 - Third win in a row for Cedevita
It was the same as ever when these two teams face each other in ABA League - Very dramatic! At the end, Cedevita were better than Mega Leks in the final moments, so the team from Zagreb extended their winning streak. Read more here.

October 16, 2016 - Cibona had no problems with Karpos Sokoli in Drazen Petrovic Arena
Cibona cruised to victory against Karpos Sokoli at home. Damir Mulaomerovic's squad solved all dilemmas regarding the winner in the opening quarter and reached the the 4th win of the season easily. Sokoli keep waiting on their first triumph of the season. Read more here.

October 15, 2016 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season, Round 1 MVP: Ricky Hickman, EA7 Emporio Armani Milan
Ricky Hickman’s first Turkish Airlines EuroLeague game for EA7 Emporio Armani Milan was a memorable one. Not only did he lead his team to a thrilling 99-97 victory over his former team, Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv, but he earned MVP honors for Regular Season Round 1 in the process. Read more here.

October 15, 2016 - Celebration time in Bar as Mornar prevail over FMP
Mornar scored their 2nd win in the 2016-17 ABA League season after beating FMP at home court. The hosts put in 11 three-pointers this Friday evening. Cole Dickerson has once again started the game from the bench, just to become the team best player at the end. Read more here.

October 15, 2016 - Bargnani, Shengelia team up to lead Baskonia over Efes
In a fun-to-watch showdown in front of over 10,000 fans at Fernando Buesa Arena that literally went down to the final shot, Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz recorded its first win in the 2016-17 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague by edging Anadolu Efes Istanbul 85-84 on Friday. Read more here.

October 15, 2016 - Pappas, Panathinaikos hold off Zalgiris to win opener
Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens topped visiting Zalgiris Kaunas 84-76 on Friday at Olympic Sports Center Athens in both team’s Turkish Airlines EuroLeague opener. Nikos Pappas led the way with 19 points and Chris Singleton added 13 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Read more here.

October 15, 2016 - Fenerbahce edges Bamberg behind Bogdanovic
Fenerbahce Istanbul edged Brose Bamberg with a thrilling 67-66 victory that came down to the very final shot on Friday at the Ulker Sports Arena. It was an extremely close contest throughout, with neither team leading by more than 8 points at any stage. Read more here.

October 15, 2016 - Barcelona uses big fourth quarter to top Unics in Kazan
FC Barcelona Lassa roared back from a 14-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat Unics Kazan 63-69 in both team’s Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season opener on Friday at Basket Hall Kazan. Justin Doellman shined with 23 points, Ante Tomic posted 13 points and 9 rebounds. Read more here.

October 14, 2016 - CSKA opens title defense in style by routing Galatasaray
CSKA Moscow opened the defense of its Turkish Airlines EuroLeague crown in style by routing Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul 84-109 on Thursday in both team’s season opener. In doing so, CSKA set a club record for most points in a EuroLeague game. Read more here.

October 14, 2016 - Darussafaka rallies late for road win over Crvena Zvezda
Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul rallied from a 16-point second half deficit on the road to edge Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade 70-73 on Thursday night. In the EuroLeague opener for both teams, Darussafaka trailed for 38 minutes, and found itself facing a 46-30 deficit early in the third quarter. Read more here.

October 14, 2016 - EA7 Milan edges Maccabi in dramatic finish
In a high-scoring showdown that came down to the final second, EA7 Emporio Armani Milan opened its Turkish Airlines EuroLeague by edging Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv 99-97 at home on Thursday. Hickman led the winners with 22 points. Read more here.

October 14, 2016 - ABA league regular season, Round 5
Crvena zvezda mts, Buducnost VOLI and Partizan NIS still have perfect score, 4-0. It will be interesting to see if they will remain undefeated even after Round 5. Karpos Sokoli and MZT Skopje still waiting for their first wins. In the Game of the Round, Igokea will host Buducnost VOLi in Laktasi. Read more here.

October 13, 2016 - 7DAYS EuroCup Round 1 MVP: Kyle Kuric, Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas
A new era started in the 7DAYS EuroCup with the opening week of the 2016-17 season, and when the dust settled after eight games, a local hero emerged as Round 1 MVP. Kyle Kuric of Herbalife Gran Canaria came back to EuroCup competition in style. Read more here.

October 13, 2016 - Nikola Korac signed with Mornar
Nikola Korac signed an agreement on cooperation with Mornar and he now officially became a member of the ABA League squad from Bar. Korac is successfully recovering from an injury and has begun practicing with his teammates this week. Read more here.

October 13, 2016 - Dominik Mavra is the new member of Karpos Sokoli
Talented Croatian guard Dominik Mavra has officially joined the ABA League newcomers Karpos Sokoli and has agreed to play for the team of Skopje until the end of the season. Mavra has arrived to Skopje as a replacement for Lamont Mack, who has left the team recently. Read more here.

October 13, 2016 - Ivan Ramljak returns to Zadar
Ivan Ramljak has returned to his former team. He played for Zadar in the previous season, while then the two sides parted ways during the summer. Ramljak started the 2016-17 campaign as a player of Zagreb, while now he comes back to ABA League. Read more here.

October 13, 2016 - Madrid tops Olympiacos in season opener
Real Madrid and Olympiacos Piraeus got the new Turkish Airlines EuroLeague era up and running with an intense battle which saw the Spanish hosts produce a powerful finish to win 83-65. Sergio Llull masterminded his team’s success, scoring 15 of his 22 points in the first quarter. Read more here.

October 13, 2016 - Khimki downs Rytas on opening night
Khimki Moscow Region protected its home court with a close-fought 76-71 victory over Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius in the first game of Group B on Wednesday. The outstanding individual performance came from Rytas' Drew Gordon, who registered a double-double of 21 points and 14 rebounds. Read more here.

October 13, 2016 - Gabriel leads Lokomotiv to valuable road win
Former 7DAYS EuroCup champion and last season’s Turkish Airlines EuroLeague semifinalist Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar made a strong start in Group D with a solid 64-72 road win at Union Olimpija Llubljana on Wednesday. Read more here.

October 13, 2016 - Kuric leads Gran Canaria in easy opening win
Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas opened its new 7DAYS EuroCup campaign in style, crusing past Cedevita Zagreb 101-76 in Group A clash on Wednesday. Gran Canaria took control from the start and never looked back, as the hosts broke the 20-point barrier before halftime. Read more here.

October 12, 2016 - 7Days Eurocup regular season, Round 1
A new 7DAYS EuroCup season is upon us! Five former competition champions and three past runner-ups start a new season with high ambitions. A full slate of games on Wednesday features a clash of two of those former champs going against each other in Group B. Read more here.

October 12, 2016 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague regular season, Round 1
A new era in European professional basketball is set to begin Wednesday with the opening tipoff of the 2016-17 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season! A new competition format featuring 16 teams who will play each other twice in a 30-round regular season. Read more here.

October 11, 2016 - Three in a row - Igokea keep winning
Igokea scored their 3rd consecutive win in the 2016-17 ABA League season by beating FMP on the road. Another superb performance of James Robinson. Igokea point guard scored 27 points, while he also had 4 rebounds and 5 assists. His overall index rating was 30. Read more here.

October 11, 2016 - Partizan NIS celebrated in Skopje after a great battle
Partizan NIS stay undefeated even after four games played at the beginning of this season of ABA League. They have cracked Karpos Sokoli on the road in Skopje late in the game and deservedly celebrated once more. Read more here.

October 10, 2016 - Emil Rajkovic resigns, MZT part ways with Thomas and Massey
Emil Rajkovic resigned from the position of MZT Skopje Aerodrom head coach and he will not lead the team in the rest of the season. He felt responsible for the terrible start of the new ABA League campaign, as MZT Skopje Aerodrom lost all 4 games, so he decided to leave. Read more here.

October 10, 2016 - Panathinaikos loses James to hand injury
Panathinaikos Athens has lost one of its major off-season additions for the foreseeable future after Mike James underwent surgery this weekend for an injured hand. James hurt himself during practice on Saturday, cutting his right hand. Read more here.

October 10, 2016 - Cibona down MZT, Ante Zizic had index rating 56
What a game! Cibona defeated MZT Skopje Aerodrom after two overtimes, while we also had one of the best individual performances in the history of this competition - Ante Zizic finished the match with 37 points, 20 rebounds and with the overall index rating of 56!!! Read more here.

October 10, 2016 - Buducnost VOLI rolled over Krka in Moraca
Buducnost VOLI arranged a true basketball spectacle for their fans in Moraca against Krka with fantastic performance. Krka had no chance this time from the very beginning. Nemanja Vranjes was fantastic this time. He ended the game with 17 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists and a steal. Read more here.

October 10, 2016 - Union Olimpija earned first pair of points with great second half
With an excellent second half performance Union Olimpija have beaten Mornar at home in Tivoli Hall and took the first pair of points this season, in their third attempt. The Bar side suffered third defeat. Nikola Jankovic shined again. He finished the game with 23 points, 8 rebounds. Read more here.

October 10, 2016 - Crvena zvezda complete four-in-a-row achievement
Crvena zvezda mts simply look perfect at the start of the new season. Not just that they have scored all 4 wins out of 4 games, but they have played some world-class basketball along the way. Luka Mitrovic was once again the leader of the red & white squad. Read more here.

October 10, 2016 - American big man Mack is no longer a member of Karpos Sokoli
The management of ABA League Skopje side Karpos Sokoli have decided to end their cooperation with American power forward Lamont Mack, since they were not satisfied with his performances at the beginning of the ABA League season. Read more here.

October 9, 2016 - Cedevita crushed Zadar in Dom sportova
Cedevita have never beaten Zadar with so big margin as they did today. The boys in Orange jerseys did not want to slow down for a single second, so they just ran over their rivals. It was +58 at the end. In some moments it looked like that Cedevita were playing an exhibition match. Read more here.

October 8, 2016 - ABA league, Round 4
Three teams are still undefeated after three played games in 2016-17 Regular season in ABA league. Crvena zvezda mts, Partizan NIS and Buducnost VOLi have perfect 3-0 record. There are three winless teams at the bottom of the standings, Karpos Sokoli, MZT Skopje and Union Olimpija. Read more here.

October 8, 2016 - Valencia released center Bryant
Valencia Basket released John Bryant, the club announced Friday. Bryant, 29, is a former All-EuroCup First Team selection. He signed with the club in August and took part in preseason training, however with the start of official games the club had chosen to go in a different direction. Read more here.

October 8, 2016 - Historic night for Mornar
Mornar defeated Karpos Sokoli at home court and scored their 1st ever win in ABA League. After two unlucky defeats in the opening two rounds of the new season, Mornar finally managed to score their 1st ever triumph in ABA League. Read more here.

October 8, 2016 - 7,000 fans carried Partizan NIS towards the win over Cibona
Partizan NIS are still perfect this season after three games played, after they have edged out Cibona in the ABA League classic in front of 7,000 fanatic fans. William Hatcher was once again exceptional. He led his team in scoring (26 points) and passing (6 assists). Read more here.

October 8, 2016 - Laktasi remain Olimpija's nemesis – second win of the season for Igokea
Igokea have acheived their second win of the season by overcoming Union Olimpija thanks to their comeback in the final minutes of the game. Still winless Union Olimpija are still waiting for their historical first ever win in Laktasi. Read more here.

October 8, 2016 - Jovan Novak new Mega Leks player
Mega Leks will be reinforced for the forthcoming part of the season, since talented point guard Jovan Novak signed a contract with the club. Jovan Novak began his professional career in 2012, playing for Vrsac. Read more here.

October 7, 2016 - Buducnost VOLI take sweet revenge on Mega Leks
Buducnost VOLI obviously learned that painful lesson from the last season's semifinals and this time they managed to defeat Mega Leks. The Blue squad still has the perfect score in the 2016-17 season. Read more here.

October 7, 2016 - Crvena zvezda mts broke Zadar's resistance in the first half
Crvena zvezda mts still own a perfect record this season after 3 games played, since they have beaten Zadar on the road in Kresimir Cosic Arena. Dejan Radonjic's squad did the majority of their job in the first half. Read more here.

October 7, 2016 - Cedevita celebrate first win
In the battle of two winless teams, Cedevita were the ones to come out on top against MZT Skopje Aerodrom and they have scored their first triumph of the season. MZT still have to battle their way out of the crisis of results. Read more here.

October 7, 2016 - FMP made major break in Novo mesto
FMP outplayed Krka on the road and scored their 2nd consecutive win in the 2016-17 ABA League season. Stefan Lazarevic finished the match with double-double achievement! He had 12 points and 13 rebounds, which brought him the overall index rating of 19. Read more here.

October 6, 2016 - ABA league, Round 3
After two played games in this season in ABA league, four teams are undefeated yet, Crvena zvezda mts, Partizan NIS, Buducnost VOLI and Cibona. At the bottom, five teams still waiting for their first wins, Mornar, Karpos Sokoli, Cedevita, MZT Skopje and Union Olimpija. Read more here.

October 6, 2016 - Oklahoma City edges FC Barcelona Lassa in NBA Global Games
Oklahoma City Thunder wrapped up its trip to Spain by downing Turkish Airlines EuroLeague powerhouse FC Barcelona Lassa 89-92 at Palau Sant Jordi, Barcelona, as part of this season's NBA Global Games on Wednesday. Read more here.

October 6, 2016 - Maccabi's Weems to miss start of season with hamstring tear
Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv announced that Sonny Weems will miss three-to-four weeks to recover from a tear in his hamstring, which he suffered in Tuesday’s preseason exhibition against Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul. Weems underwent an MRI on Wednesday to diagnose the injury. Read more here.

October 6, 2016 - Crvena Zvezda adds depth, invests in future with Rakicevic
A week before the start of the new Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season, Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade added depth and invested in its future by signing a three-year contract with tall guard Petar Rakicevic, club announced on Wednesday. Read more here.

October 6, 2016 - Igokea victorious in Skopje
Igokea scored their 1st win in the 2016-17 ABA League season after beating Karpos Sokoli on the road. Vuk Radivojevic was the top scorer in Igokea with 19 points, but James Robinson had the highest index rating (25). Read more here.

October 5, 2016 - Murcia adds frontcourt depth with Olaizola
A week before its 7DAYS EuroCup debut, UCAM Murcia has added depth to its front line with the addition of big man Julen Olaizola, club announced on Tuesday. Olaizola (2.06 meters, 23 years old) has spent last four seasons playing for a fellow Spanish side Gipuzkoa Basket. Read more here.

October 5, 2016 - Cibona prevail over Mornar, Ante Zizic is the hero
Thrilling basketball night in Zagreb. Ante Zizic scored 2 key free throws in the final seconds of the match and brought an important win to his Cibona over Mornar. Zeljko Sakic scored 27 points and had the overall index rating of 26. Read more here.

October 5, 2016 - First win for FMP, first defeat for Mega
In FMP Sports Hall, the ABA League newcomers FMP have taken the first pair of points this season, improving their impression from the first game against Zadar. On the other hand, Mega Leks suffered first defeat after previously beating Union Olimpija in round one. Read more here.

October 5, 2016 - Partizan NIS topped MZT Skopje
Patizan NIS team put on a convincing display on the road against MZT Skopje Aerodrom, achieved a magnificent win and gave their club a fantastic 71th birthday present. William Hatcher was the true leader of his team, as he led Partizan NIS to the victory with 21 points. Read more here.

October 4, 2016 - NBA Global Games: Madrid rallies from 22 down to top Thunder in OT
In a high-scoring, fun-to-watch showdown that went down to the wire, Turkish Airlines EuroLeague powerhouse Real Madrid rallied from 22 points behind to defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 142-137 at Barclaycard Center in the Spanish capital on Monday. Read more here.

October 4, 2016 - Crvena zvezda mts just ruthless against Cedevita
The reigning champions made a statement - Crvena zvezda mts left Cedevita on -24 this night. It was the big derby of ABA League. The remake of the last season's semifinals. The clash of two regional powerhouses. However, this time one side simply demolished the other one. Read more here.

October 3, 2016 - Rosa Radom topple Zielona Gora to lift Polish Supercup
In an exciting late Sunday clash between the two clubs that will represent Poland in the Basketball Champions League, Cup holders Rosa Radom stunned reigning PLK league champions Stelmet Zielona Gora 81-77 to claim the Polish Supercup title. Read more here.

October 3, 2016 - Baskonia gets backcourt help in Akognon
Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz has announced the signing of point guard Josh Akognon to a one-month contract that could see him make his Turkish Airlines EuroLeague debut. If Baskonia likes what it sees of Akognon, the club retains an option to keep him all season. Read more here.

October 3, 2016 - Perfect start for Buducnost VOLI
This is the start of the season that Buducnost VOLI hoped for. Two games - two wins! After making that huge break in the opening round against Cedevita, the Blue squad made a perfect debut at home court as they beat Zadar, and made quite a show for their fans. Read more here.

October 3, 2016 - Cibona cruised to victory in Laktasi
If the season continues for them the same way that it has started, Cibona will be one of the serious contenders for the top in the ABA League. They have proven it in the opening game of the season for them in Laktasi against Igokea, where they have outplayed their rivals. Read more here.

October 2, 2016 - Drama, missed lay-up, Partizan beat Mornar
It was the 3rd basketball thriller only in the 1st round of the 2016-17 ABA League season! At the end, Partizan NIS prevailed over Mornar on the road. Lamont Jones missed a lay-up in the last second for the home team. Read more here.

October 2, 2016 - Convincing start for Krka
Their debut in the ABA League revealed that Karpos Sokoli still have a huge learning process to undergo in order to become a strong regional basketball force. Krka cruised to their first win of the ABA League season after securing a win already in the first half. Read more here.

October 2, 2016 - ABA league, Round 2
Despite Round 1 is not over yet, Round 2 is right here. Everything is possible in ABA league. Buducnost VOLI surprised Cedevita in Zagreb and sent strong message to all other competitiors in ABA league. Mega Leks wins in real thriller over Union Olimpija. Read more here.

October 1, 2016 - Madrid, Barcelona ready to face Oklahoma City in NBA Global Games
Two of the biggest rivals in the world of sports measure themselves against the same guest within 48 hours of each other when the NBA Global Games presented by BBVA land in Spain's two biggest cities early next week. Read more here.

October 1, 2016 - CSKA beats Guangdong to complete sweep of China Tour
CSKA Moscow finished its trip to China in style, riding the hot hand of reigning EuroLeague MVP Nando De Colo and defeating Guangdong Tigers 75-101 in Shenzhen on Friday. It was the second win in as many games for CSKA on the Euroleague Basketball China Tour. Read more here.

October 1, 2016 - Major comeback for Zadar against FMP for first pair of points
After a comeback from behind by a double-digit of points and the drama in the final seconds in the game against FMP at home court in Visnjik, Zadar have managed to win the first pair of points this season. Read more here.

October 1, 2016 - The reigning champions rolled over MZT Skopje Aerodrom in their season opener
The reigning ABA League champions Crvena zvezda mts had no problems of overcoming MZT Skopje Aerodrom in the first game of the ABA League season for both teams. The outcome of the game was decided in opening quarter. Read more here.

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