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  News archive October 2021


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October 31, 2021 - Baskonia's Peters to undergo surgery
Bitci Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz announced on Sunday that forward Alec Peters will undergo knee surgery on Tuesday in the United States, prolonging his absence from the team roster for an indefinite period of time. Read more here.

October 31, 2021 - Zalgiris adds veteran Dragic to the mix
Zalgiris adds veteran Dragic to the mix Zalgiris Kaunas gave its backcourt a boost of experience and energy with the addition of swingman Zoran Dragic who signed until the end of the season, the club announced on Saturday. Read more here.

October 30, 2021 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 7 MVP: Elie Okobo, LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne
Elie Okobo led LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne to a 70-84 road victory against Panathinaikos OPAP Athens, earning the Round 7 MVP honor in the process. Okobo set a new ASVEL club record with 35 points. Read more here.

October 29, 2021 - AdmiralBet ABA league, Round 6
In the opening game of the AdmiralBet ABA League Round 6, Igokea will be hosting Cedevita Olimpija. In a game of two squads with high ambitions, but not entirely favourable position in the standings at the moment. Read more here.

October 29, 2021 - Valencia's Dimitrijevic, out six weeks
Valencia Basket guard Neno Dimitrijevic had to leave the floor during the Round 2 game at Buducnost VOLI Podgorica last Tuesday, with an injury on his right calf. On Friday the club confirmed that Dimitrijevic will have to be sidelined for six weeks approximately. Read more here.

October 29, 2021 - Milan uses muscles to sink Zvezda
AX Armani Exchange Milan led from start to finish en route to dismissing visiting Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade 79-62 on Thursday night at Mediolanum Forum. Milan improved to a 6-1 and a share of first place, while Zvezda suffered its third consecutive loss, dropping to 2-5. Read more here.

October 29, 2021 - Bayern uses late run to win slugfest with ALBA
FC Bayern Munich extended its winning streak to three games by fighting through a sluggish performance and beating German rival ALBA Berlin 69-82 on the road. The game was tight until the end when Bayern drained 4 three-pointers in the final 2 minutes. Read more here.

October 28, 2021 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 6 MVP: Daryl Macon Jr., Panathinaikos OPAP Athens
His sixth appearance in a Turkish Airlines EuroLeague game was one to remember for Daryl Macon Jr., who positively shined in leading Panathinaikos OPAP Athens to a resounding 95-69 victory over the defending champion Anadolu Efes Istanbul. Read more here.

October 28, 2021 - 7DAYS EuroCup Round 2 MVP: John Shurna, Gran Canaria
John Shurna of Gran Canaria led his team to an 81-85 road victory against Promitheas Patras in Group B on Tuesday, and in so doing earned Regular Season Round 2 MVP honors. Shurna finished the game with 17 points and a career-high 11 rebounds. Read more here.

October 28, 2021 - ASVEL prevails over CSKA at home after losing big lead
LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne picked up a big victory as it tries to establish itself as a playoff contender in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, prevailing at home 70-68 over CSKA Moscow despite squandering an 18-point lead. Read more here.

October 28, 2021 - Macon makes Panathinaikos history in rout of Efes
Daryl Macon Jr. set a club record with 9 three-pointers made in leading Panathinaikos OPAP Athens to a 95-69 victory over Anadolu Efes Istanbul on Wednesday night in the Greek capital. In just his sixth EuroLeague game, Macon erupted for 34 points in a game. Read more here.

October 28, 2021 - Three-time champion Andersen retires
David Andersen, one of the best and most successful centers in Turkish Airlines EuroLeague history, has announced his retirement after 23 years of playing professional basketball. Andersen, 41, played 11 EuroLeague seasons and lifted the trophy three times. Read more here.

October 28, 2021 - Partizan blows past Turk Telekom
Partizan mts Belgrade led from start to finish in downing visiting Turk Telekom Ankara 85-59 on Wednesday night at Aleksandar Nikolic Hall in the Serbian capital. Partizan improved to 2-0 in Group A, while Turk Telekom fell to 1-1. Read more here.

October 28, 2021 - Virtus prevails at home against Ulm
Virtus Segafredo Bologna claimed its second victory of the 7DAYS EuroCup season by beating visiting ratiopharm Ulm 87-76 at the Paladozza on Wednesday night. The Italian champs trailed 29-39 midway through the second quarter and 40-44 at halftime. Read more here.

October 27, 2021 - Lucic, Bayern deal Milan its first loss
In a rematch from last season's playoffs, FC Bayern Munich defeated previously undefeated AX Armani Exchange Milan 83-77 at home on Tuesday. Bayern improved to 2-4 in the standings while Milan dropped to 5-1. Vladimir Lucic led the winners with 20 points. Read more here.

October 27, 2021 - Olympiacos routs ALBA, stays perfect at home
Olympiacos Piraeus bounced back from its last defeat in Moscow and claimed a hard-fought 87-83 victory over visiting ALBA Berlin on Tuesday night. The reds improved to 4-2, with a perfect 4-0 record at home, while the German champs dropped to 2-4. Read more here.

October 27, 2021 - Maccabi sinks Zalgiris for third straight win
Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv registered its third consecutive win, using its best defensive effort of the season en route to a 76-62 victory over visiting Zalgiris Kaunas at Menora Mivtachim Arena on Tuesday night. It was Maccabi's third consecutive win that improved it to 4-2. Read more here.

October 27, 2021 - Monaco strengthens roster with Bacon
Right after its third Turkish Airlines EuroLeague win in his maiden season on Tuesday, AS Monaco announced the addition of shooting guard Dwayne Bacon for one season. Bacon (2.01 meters, 26 years old) arrives from the Orlando Magic of the NBA. Read more here.

October 27, 2021 - Lokomotiv escapes Lietkabelis with tough road victory
Lokomotiv escaped Lithuania with a road victory after it knocked off Lietkabelis 84-85 to remain perfect in Group A. Lokomotiv survived a nearly 3-minute scoreless drought in the fourth quarter and ended up getting the winning basket on Ilnitskiy’s three-pointer with 33 seconds to play. Read more here.

October 27, 2021 - Joventut defense shuts down Hamburg for 2-0 mark
Joventut Badalona came up with its second straight strong defensive performance in notching a 73-56 home victory over Hamburg Towers. Joventut used runs of 13-4 and 12-0 in the final 13 minutes to move to 2-0 in Group A. Vladimir Brodziansky paced Joventut with 16 points. Read more here.

October 26, 2021 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 6
The action keeps coming thick and fast with October’s second two-round week, which will provide 18 games as the two unbeaten leaders in the standings head on the road in their quest to stay perfect. Read more here.

October 26, 2021 - 7Days EuroCup, Round 2
Round 2 of the 7DAYS EuroCup Regular Season will see the 10 teams that opened the season on the road get to play in front of their fans. Only 3 games feature two teams who won in Round 1, ensuring that there will be a minimum of three 2-0 teams when the week draws to a close. Read more here.

October 26, 2021 - AdmiralBet ABA league, Round 5 MVP: Yam Madar, Partizan NIS
We have the MVP of the 5th round of the season and it is Partizan NIS guard Yam Madar. Madar dominated the court in Aleksandar Nikolic Sports Hall in Belgrade in the game of his team against Krka. Read more here.

October 25, 2021 - Hamburg signs veteran guard McCallum
Hamburg Towers bolstered its backcourt by signing veteran guard Ray McCallum for the remainder of the season. McCallum (1.91 meters, 30 years) brings two seasons on experience in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, though he has yet to compete in the 7DAYS EuroCup. Read more here.

October 24, 2021 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague MVP of Round 5: Will Clyburn, CSKA Moscow
Forward Will Clyburn stepped up and led CSKA Moscow to a come-from-behind 88-82 win over visiting Olympiacos Piraeus on Friday to pick up the team's third MVP of the Round honor already this season. Clyburn scored 29 points. Read more here.

October 24, 2021 - Slask strengthens roster with Trice
Slask Wroclaw announced on Saturday the addition of point guard Travis Trice Jr. for the remainder of the season. Trice (1.88 meters, 28 years old) arrives from the Illawarra Hawks of Australia, which he joined last summer. Read more here.

October 24, 2021 - Partizan NIS too strong for Krka
In the only AdmiralBet ABA League game on schedule on Saturday night, Partizan NIS have rolled over Krka at home. It has really been a one-way traffic-like game, where Partizan NIS have dominated the court all game long and in the end celebrated a convincing win. Read more here.

October 23, 2021 - ALBA turns tables on host Zvezda, 63-78
ALBA Berlin collected its first road victory by subduing host Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade and its crowd all night for a 63-78 decision in the Serbian capital on Friday. Zvezda came into the game with defense as its calling card but it was ALBA that shined in that department. Read more here.

October 23, 2021 - Barcelona thrashes Zenit, 85-58, in playoffs replay
FC Barcelona recorded its fifth without a loss this season by downing Zenit St Petersburg 84-58 on a very special night. Barcelona celebrated a belated 10th anniversary of its last Turkish Airlines EuroLeague title, which was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.

October 23, 2021 - Milan's Delaney sidelined 3 weeks
AX Armani Exchange Milan guard Malcolm Delaney is set to be sidelined for at least three weeks due to a thigh injury. Delaney suffered the injury, a hamstring strain of the left thigh, late in his team's Turkish Airlines EuroLeague home win against ASVEL on Thursday night. Read more here.

October 22, 2021 - Bayern stuns Zalgiris in Lucic’s return
FC Bayern Munich finally tasted the sweetness of a Turkish Airlines EuroLeague victory by defeating Zalgiris Kaunas 73-75 at Zalgirio Arena on Thursday night. The visitors had a slow start, struggling on offense and trailing 39-23 late in the second quarter. Read more here.

October 22, 2021 - Maccabi avoids meltdown to nip Greens
Maccabi Tel Aviv narrowly avoided a massive meltdown as it held off Panathinaikos Athens for a 77-73 home victory. Maccabi controlled most of the game and built a 20-point lead with 6 minutes left before Panathinaikos charged back within 2 points with 8 seconds left. Read more here.

October 22, 2021 - Poirier lifts Real to fourth victory
In a thriller that came down to the final shot, Real Madrid remained undefeated at home after edging Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul 70-69 on Thursday. Real improved to 4-1 in the standings while Fenerbahce dropped to 2-3. Vincent Poirier became the game's hero. Read more here.

October 21, 2021 - 7Days EuroCup, Round 1 MVP: Johnathan Motley, Lokomotiv
Lokomotiv Kuban center Johnathan Motley recorded a debut for the ages in the 7DAYS EuroCup to earn MVP honors for Round 1 of the regular season. Motley went for 29 points, 8 rebounds and 2 blocks in leading Lokomotiv to a 93-82 victory over MoraBanc Andorra. Read more here.

October 21, 2021 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 5
Round 5 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season contains some high-powered matchups including repeats of two recent championship games. A famous rivalry will resume in Friday’s early tip-off between a pair of 3-1 teams currently tied for third place. Read more here.

October 21, 2021 - AdmiralBet ABA league, Round 5
In the opening game of the AdmiralBet ABA League Round 5, Igokea will be hosting Split at home in Laktasi Sports Hall. It is a clash that might have a great impact on the remainder of the season of both squads. Read more here.

October 20, 2021 - Buducnost holds off Ulm 79-86
Buducnost VOLI Podgorica had a strong start in the 7DAYS EuroCup, beating ratiopharm Ulm 79-86. The hosts built a 19-15 lead after 7 minutes thanks to an array of threes, but the visitors reacted quickly with a 0-11 run to take the reins, 21-26, at the end of the first quarter. Read more here.

October 20, 2021 - Lietkbalis rallies to win 59-70 on Slask's court
Lietkabelis Panevezys was the last Group A team to strike first in Round 1 as it ambushed Slask Wroclaw in Poland 59-70 on Wednesday in a game that was close until the final minutes. It was 55-57 with under 4 minutes remaining. Read more here.

October 20, 2021 - Reyer holds off Bourg for opening road win
Umana Reyer Venice opened the 7DAYS EuroCup season with its first-ever opening-round road win, downing Mincidelice JL Bourg en Bresse 62-73 in Group B. Reyer took the lead for good early in the first quarter and led by double figures for the majority of the night. Read more here.

October 19, 2021 - Partizan holds off feisty Hamburg
Partizan NIS Belgrade opened the Zeljko Obradovic era in the 7DAYS EuroCup with a 97-106 road victory over a feisty Hamburg Towers side on Tuesday night at Edel-optics.de Arena. The visitors led by as many as 28 in the third quarter before Hamburg fought back. Read more here.

October 18, 2021 - Efes bolsters attack with Bryant
The reigning Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champion has added an NBA champion to its roster; Anadolu Efes Istanbul signed swingman Elijah Bryant to a two-year deal, the club announced on Monday. Bryant joins Efes after finishing last season with Milwaukee. Read more here.

October 18, 2021 - 7Days EuroCup, Round 1
The 2021-22 7DAYS EuroCup season is upon us. The regular season tips off with a new format - 20 teams split between two round-robin groups - with the 10 opening-round games evenly split between Tuesday and Wednesday. Read more here.

October 18, 2021 - AdmiralBet ABA league Round 4 MVP: Kyle Vinales, SC Derby
We have the MVP of the 4th round of the season and it is SC Derby guard Kyle Vinales. Vinales dominated the court in Split Sports Hall in the game of his team against Split. In this game he achieved 37 points, 3 rebounds, 9 assists, and a valuation of 43. Read more here.

October 18, 2021 - Crvena zvezda mts prevailed over Cedevita Olimpija
In the Sunday night derby game, Crvena zvezda mts have prevailed over Cedevita Olimpija at home in Aleksandar Nikolic Hall in Belgrade. Crvena zvezda mts have therefore bounced back following the defeat in the Round 3 on the road in Laktasi against Igokea. Read more here.

October 17, 2021 - Borac too strong for Mega Basket
In the fourth round of the AdmiralBet ABA League season, Borac have prevailed over Mega Basket at home. Borac have done the majority of the job between the end of the third and beginning of the fourth quarter. Read more here.

October 17, 2021 - Krka grab their 2nd win in the 2021/22 season as they beat Zadar
Krka kept the perfect score at home court in the 2021-22 as they defeated Zadar in Novo mesto in Round 4. The green-and-whites made an excellent display. They have been in front from the start until the finish and eventually they scored a pretty routine win. Read more here.

October 17, 2021 - SC Derby victorious in Split in double-overtime thriller
SC Derby keep their successful record when playing against the Dalmatian squads. After they have previously beaten Zadar, they have now prevailed over Split on the road in Gripe in double-overtime and grabbed their second win of the AdmiralBet ABA League season. Read more here.

October 16, 2021 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague MVP of Round 4: Brandon Davies, FC Barcelona
After a game-saving play that helped keep his team undefeated, FC Barcelona center Brandon Davies waltzed to Round 4's MVP honor with a performance index rating of 38, the highest by any Turkish Airlines EuroLeague player so far this season. Read more here.

October 16, 2021 - Buducnost VOLI stronger than Igokea
In a derby game in Moraca Sports Hall, Buducnost VOLI have outgunned Igokea after a major comeback and grabbed their third win of the season. With this win the blue and white of Podgorica keep chasing the very top of the standings after four rounds behind them. Read more here.

October 15, 2021 - CSKA: Shengelia, out long-term
CSKA Moscow power forward Toko Shengelia is set to be sidelined for at least two months due to a shoulder injury, the club announced on Friday. Shengelia injured his right shoulder joint in his team's Turkish Airlines EuroLeague game against Zenit St Petersburg. Read more here.

October 15, 2021 - Nunnally stepping up into leadership role for Maccabi
On Thursday, he more than fulfilled that expectation by delivering a decisive performance to secure Maccabi’s first road win of the season, 85-93, while handing ASVEL its first loss of the campaign. Nunnally poured in 25 points. Read more here.

October 15, 2021 - Fenerbahce bounced back from ALBA loss in style
Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul head coach Sasa Djordjevic could not explain how his team lost in the manner it did in Round 3 against ALBA Berlin. But he was happy about the team’s response against UNICS Kazan. Read more here.

October 14, 2021 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 3 MVP: Tornike Shengelia, CSKA
Tornike Shengelia continued his hot start to the season by leading CSKA Moscow to a 77-67 Russian derby home win over Zenit St Petersburg on Tuesday to earn his second consecutive MVP of the Round honor. Read more here.

October 12, 2021 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 3
Six teams are undefeated, six more are winless and six others hold 1-1 records ahead of Round 3, which will open the first double-round week of the season. The action starts with six games on Tuesday and will wrap up with three games Wednesday. Read more here.

October 12, 2021 - AdmiralBet ABA league Round 3 MVP: Sava Lesic, Borac
We have the MVP of the 3rd round of the AdmiralBet ABA league season and it is Borac big man Sava Lesic. Lesic dominated the court in Topolica Sports Hall, Bar in the game of his team against Mornar-Barsko zlato. Read more here.

October 12, 2021 - Slask: Coach Urlep replaces Mijovic
Slask has announced that coach Andrej Urlep is set to start his fourth stint with the club. Urlep, age 64, replaces Petar Mijovic, who reached an agreement to terminate his contract. Urlep coached Slask from 1997 to 1999, then again from 2000 to 2002, and from 2006 to 2010. Read more here.

October 12, 2021 - Andorra adds experienced guard Mekel
MoraBanc Andorra strengthened its backcourt days before the start of the 2021-22 7DAYS EuroCup campaign by inking guard Gal Mekel for the remainder of the season, the club announced Monday. Mekel (1.92 meters, 33 years old) arrives from Unicaja Malaga. Read more here.

October 11, 2021 - Greens ink playmaker Ferrell
Panathinaikos OPAP Athens added another weapon to its backcourt on Sunday by signing Yogi Ferrell for the remainder of the season. Ferrell (1.83 meters, 28 years old) has spent the past five seasons in the NBA. Read more here.

October 11, 2021 - Igokea score huge win as they beat reigning champions Crvena zvezda mts
Igokea have scored a huge win in Round 3 of the 2021-22 AdmiralBet ABA League regular season as they defeated reigning champions Crvena zvezda mts at home. Igokea have therefore extended their home-court winning streak against the red-and-whites. Read more here.

October 11, 2021 - Buducnost VOLI edged out Split in Moraca
In the 3rd round of the AdmiralBet ABA League season, Buducnost VOLI have prevailed over Split and grabbed their second win of the season. Buducnost VOLI have stood up following their second round defeat in Belgrade against Crvena zvezda mts. Read more here.

October 10, 2021 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 2 MVP: Tornike Shengelia, CSKA Moscow
On the road against the reigning Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champions, CSKA Moscow forward Tornike Shengelia stepped up and led his team to a thrilling 96-100 win over Anadolu Efes Istanbul, earning MVP of the Round honors. Read more here.

October 9, 2021 - Zalgiris loses big man Lauvergne to injury
A day after announcing a change on the bench, Zalgiris Kaunas has learned on Saturday that veteran center Joffrey Lauvergne will be sidelined for the foreseeable future with a shoulder injury. He hurt his right shoulder. Read more here.

October 9, 2021 - CSKA bolsters frontcourt with Faried
CSKA Moscow bolstered its frontcourt with the addition of center Kenneth Faried, who signed a two-month contract with an option to extend until the end of the season, the club announced. Faried (2.03 meters, 31 years old) arrives from Leones de Ponce of Puerto Rico. Read more here.

October 8, 2021 - Zalgiris changes Schiller for Zdovc on bench
After opening the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season with back-to-back defeats, Zalgiris Kaunas has quickly decided to change direction by dismissing head coach Martin Schiller after his little more than one season with the club. Read more here.

October 8, 2021 - AdmiralBet ABA League, Round 3
In the opening game of the AdmiralBet ABA League Round 3, Zadar will be hosting Cibona at home in Zadar. It will be a game of two teams with a completely different start of the season in the regional competition. Zadar have started their journey with two defeats. Read more here.

October 7, 2021 - Virtus adds All-EuroCup swingman Cordinier
Virtus Segafredo Bologna reached an agreement with swingman Isaia Cordinier to work together until the end of the 2022-23 season. Cordinier (1.97 meters, 24 years old) arrives from Nanterre 92 and was chosen to the 2020-21 All-EuroCup First Team. Read more here.

October 6, 2021 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 2
Round 2 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season is highlighted by a showdown between the competition’s two most recent champions, both of whom are looking to bounce back from defeat in last week’s openers. Read more here.

October 6, 2021 - AdmiralBet ABA league Round 2 MVP: Nathan Reuvers, Cibona
We have the MVP of the 2nd round of the season and it is Cibona big man Nathan Reuvers. Reuvers dominated the court in Drazen Petrovic Arena, Zagreb in the game of his team against Mega Basket. Read more here.

October 5, 2021 - Pau Gasol puts an end to historic playing career
At a press conference held at the magnificent Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona on Tuesday, Pau Gasol announced that his legendary playing career has come to an end. Gasol, one of the most accomplished players in European basketball history, retired at the age of 41. Read more here.

October 5, 2021 - ALBA's Eriksson out with back injury
ALBA Berlin announced on Tuesday that starting shooting guard Marcus Eriksson will miss several weeks with a back injury. He was diagnosed with transverse process fractures on his left lumbar spine, which he suffered during the team's EuroLeague opener in Barcelona. Read more here.

October 4, 2021 - Maccabi adds Brandwein to backcourt
Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv added depth to its backcourt by signing veteran point guard Oded Brandwein on three-month contract. Brandwein (1.79 meters, 33 years old) has been training with Maccabi for the past two weeks and even played in a preseason cup game. Read more here.

October 3, 2021 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 1 MVP: Scottie Wilbekin, Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv
A decisive performance in a narrow home victory has earned Scottie Wilbekin of Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv the MVP honor for Round 1 of the new Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season! Wilbekin scored 13 of his team's 15 points in the fourth quarter. Read more here.

October 2, 2021 - Baron lifts Zenit past Kazan in thriller
In an all-Russian opening game, Zenit St Petersburg recorded its first win of the 2021-22 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season by downing UNICS Kazan 69-70 on the road on Friday. Conner Frankamp led the winners with 18 points in his EuroLeague debut. Read more here.

October 2, 2021 - Fenerbahce holds on to beat Zvezda
Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul started a new era under Sasa Djordjevic in style on Friday, acing their season opener with a hard-fought 61-57 victory over visiting Crvena Zvezda MTS Belgrade. Fenerbahce rocketed to a 14-0 start and held Zvezda scoreless for 5 minutes. Read more here.

October 2, 2021 - Okobo leads ASVEL past Zalgiris
LDLC ASVEL started the new 2021-22 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season in style, defeating Zalgiris Kaunas 88-76. ASVEL, which trailed for only one possession in the opening minute of the game, took control with 4 consecutive three-pointers early in the second quarter. Read more here.

October 2, 2021 - Olympiacos shuts down Baskonia for emphatic opening win
Olympiacos Piraeus opened its season with an emphatic 75-50 home victory over Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz. Olympiacos gave up just 22 points in the first half and never was challenged the rest of the way. Sasha Vezenkov was Olympiacos’s leading scorer with 16 points. Read more here.

October 2, 2021 - Barcelona thrashes ALBA at home
FC Barcelona had a solid start to the 2021-22 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season by downing ALBA Berlin 96-64 in front of 3,000 fans. In its first EuroLeague home game with fans since March 2020, Barcelona welcomed them back with a no-doubt-about-it victory. Read more here.

October 2, 2021 - CSKA: Milutinov, out with knee injury
CSKA Moscow center Nikola Milutinov is set to be sidelined indefinitely due to a knee injury. Milutinov was injured barely 2 minutes into in his team's Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season opener against AX Armani Exchange Milan and did not return to the court. Read more here.

October 1, 2021 - Wilbekin's heroics lift Maccabi over Bayern
Maccabi opened its 2021-22 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season with a thrilling 69-68 victory over FC Bayern Munich as Scottie Wilbekin shined in front of a sold-out home crowd with a career-best performance. The Maccabi star matched his career-high of 28 points. Read more here.

October 1, 2021 - Monaco beats Panathinaikos in EuroLeague debut
AS Monaco enjoyed a sweet Turkish Airlines EuroLeague debut by beating visiting Panathinaikos OPAP Athens 75-63 in the season-opening game. The hosts dominated from the very beginning, building a 22-15 advantage in the first quarter and never looking back. Read more here.

October 1, 2021 - Real downs Efes in season opener
Real Madrid had a strong start to the 2021-22 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season by downing defending champion Anadolu Efes Istanbul 82-69 in Round 1 in the Spanish capital in front of 4,000 Real fans at WiZink Center on Thursday. Read more here.

October 1, 2021 - Milan rides defense to overcome CSKA
AX Armani Exchange Milan started the 2021-22 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season strong at home with a determined 84-74 victory over CSKA Moscow. The visitors raced into a double-digit lead, 19-29, in the first quarter, but Milan battled back with a 15-2 run in the second. Read more here.

October 1, 2021 - Partizan NIS stay perfect as they beat Split on the road
Partizan NIS will most certainly be very satisfied with the way they opened the 2021-22 AdmiralBet ABA League season as they scored two wins in two very difficult away games. After prevailing over Zadar in Round 1, the black-and-whites have now defeated Split in Round 2. Read more here.

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