September 30, 2013 - Den Bosch clinch Supercup SPM
Shoeters Den Bosch kicked off their 2013-14 campaign in style with a
68-47 win over ZZ Leiden to claim their first Dutch Supercup.
Established in 2011, the Supercup marks the first title clash of the
season, with the reigning champions going up against the cup winners.
Read more here.
September 30, 2013 - Gabalyte, Mershon join Kibirkstis-VICI Lithuanian
champions Kibirkstis-VICI have added depth to their roster for the
forthcoming Euroleague Women season with the acquisitions of
experienced forward Daina Gabalyte (née Staugaitiene) and Drexel
University graduate Hollie Mershon. Read more here.
September 29, 2013 - Laboral Kutxa adds Kelati for two months On
Sunday morning Laboral Kutxa Vitoria announced the addition of shooting
guard Thomas Kelati for the next two months. Kelati (1.95 meters, 32
years old) arrived from Valencia Basket, where last season he averaged
9.8 points, 2.2 rebounds in 13 Eurocup games. Read more here.
September 27, 2013 - Krka, Samara go back to the future Two
of the three most recent EuroChallenge champions return to the
competition this season and both have chosen to stick by, or return to
winning formulas. Krasnye Krylia Samara will continue with successful
head coach Sergey Bazarevich at the helm. Read more here.
September 27, 2013 - Les Bleues legend learning to adjust One
of the most successful and influential women's players to hail from
France, Edwige Lawson-Wade hung up her shoes after EuroBasket Women and
has swapped handling the ball in favour of a move into club management.
Read more here.
September 27, 2013 - Brose Baskets adds Markota Brose
Baskets Bamberg signed power forward Damir Markota to a 3-month
contract. With the addition of Markota, Bamberg found a replacement for
Novica Velickovic, who will spend some weeks away from practices while
working on individual conditioning. Read more here.
September 27, 2013 - Euroleague Basketball modifies sanction on Panathinaikos Athens Euroleague
Basketball today has announced its decision to change a sanction that
had ordered Panathinaikos to play its first Euroleague home games this
season behind closed doors, instead moving those games to arenas at
least 300 kilometers from Athens. Read more here.
September 27, 2013 - 2013-14 Eurocup Regular Season draw set for Saturday, October 5 The
draw to determine the 2013-14 Eurocup Regular Season groups will take
place on Saturday, October 5 (12:30 Local time) at the Museu Olímpic i
de l'Esport Joan Antoni Samaranch in Barcelona, Spain. Read more here.
September 27, 2013 - Zalgiris Kaunas brings home Jasikevicius The
active player with the most Turkish Airlines Euroleague titles will
play in his hometown for the first time in his pro career with the
announcement Friday that Sarunas Jasikevicius has been signed by
Zalgiris Kaunas for the upcoming season. Read more here.
September 27, 2013 - Jones looks forward to Sparta&K move Asjha
Jones is looking forward to taking her veteran skills to Russia. Former
four-time champions Sparta&K M.R. Vidnoje have handed the power
forward a deal which will see her as one of the most experienced
players on a young, exciting and primarily Russian roster. Read more here.
September 26, 2013 - Greens' Ukic expected to miss 6 weeks with injury Six-time
champion Panathinaikos Athens will begin the new Turkish Airlines
Euroleague season without a key starter from last year after the club
announced that guard Roko Ukic will miss six weeks with an injury. Read
September 26, 2013 - Process to gain FIBA World Cup wildcard Following
the completion of EuroBasket 2013, 20 of the 24 nations who will
compete at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain from 30
August-14 September are now known. The draw for the 2014 FIBA
Basketball World Cup will take place on Monday 3 February 2014. Read
September 26, 2013 - FC Bayern Munich tabs Savovic Turkish
Airlines Euroleague newcomer FC Bayern Munich reached an agreement with
big man Boris Savovic (2.10 meters, 26 years old) to work together
until the end of the 2013-14 season, the club announced Thursday. Read
September 26, 2013 - Zietara relishes big stage return Polish
guard Magdalena Zietara is back on the EuroLeague Women radar again
after Good Angels Kosice handed her an opportunity to resume her career
in the elite competition. She can not wait to pick up her career in the
tournament again. Read more here.
September 26, 2013 - Spartak St. Petersburg lands Burtt Spartak
St. Petersburg added more fire power to its backcourt by inking scoring
Steven Burtt to a one-year deal on Wednesday. Burtt arrives from
Avtodor Saratov, where he averaged 21.5 points and 5.7 assists in 21
Russian second division games last season. Read more here.
September 26, 2013 - Lukoil Academic adds size with Lalic Lukoil
Academic Sofia bolstered its froncourt weeks before the start of the
2013-14 Eurocup by inking big man Jure Lalic to a one-tear deal on
Wednesday. Lalic (2.10 meters, 27 years old) arrives from Krka Movo
Mesto. Read more here.
September 26, 2013 - VEF Riga adds veteran guard Delininkaitis VEF
Riga added more experience to its backcourt by inking combo guard Tomas
Delininkaitis to a one-year deal. Delininkaitis arrives from SK
Cherkasy Monkeys, where he averaged 13.4 points and 3.1 assists in 31
Ukrainian League games last season. Read more here.
September 26, 2013 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Rounds preview One
of the world's great basketball hotbeds, the Lithuanian capital of
Vilnius, will usher in the new 2013-14 season with a bang by hosting
the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Rounds next October. Read
September 25, 2013 - Spanish empire prepares to strike back Spain's
players and coaching staff returned home from Slovenia with mixed
feelings, after conquering bronze at EuroBasket 2013. It was Spain's
eighth medal in their last 11 major tournaments at senior level
(EuroBasket, World Championship and Olympic Games). Read more here.
September 25, 2013 - EWE Baskets inks big man Crosariol EWE
Baskets Oldenburg improved its frontcourt days before the Turkish
Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Round by inking big man Andrea Crosariol
to a four-week deal on Wednesday. Crosariol (2.11 meters, 28 years old)
arrives from Victoria Libertas Pesaro. Read more here.
September 25, 2013 - Brose's Velickovic to miss Euroleague start Brose
Baskets has confirmed that Novica Velickovic will spend some weeks away
from team practices while working on individual conditioning.
Velickovic, former Euroleague Rising Star Trophy winner, played earlier
in preseason but missed last weekend in Maxit Cup. Read more here.
September 25, 2013 - Serbia, Dusan Ivkovic part ways A
five-year long journey came to an end for legendary tactician Dusan
Ivkovic, who confirmed his decision to step down as head coach of the
Serbian national team. Announcement came just 3 days after Serbia
completed EuroBasket 2013 campaign by finishing in 7th place. Read more
September 25, 2013 - Dancing queen of bouncebackability Slovenian
ace Eva Komplet is one seriously tough cookie having endured more than
her fair share of misfortune during her career. Eva Komplet has fought
hard to come back from a near career-ending ACL injury and will play
EuroLeague Women this season with Novi Zagreb. Read more here.
September 24, 2013 - World's best dunkers to compete for European dunk crown in Budapest FIBA
Europe 3x3 EuroTour draws to a close as the top European street
athletes are flying in to Budapest for the grand final. The teams that
qualified to the event, however, are not the only ones to determine
Europe's finest. Read more here.
September 24, 2013 - Crvena Zvezda Telekom adds forward Radenovic Three
weeks before the start of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague season,
Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade had added veteran know-how by signing
forward Ivan Radenovic (2.09 meters, 29 years old) to join its
frontcourt. Read more here.
September 24, 2013 - France pays tribute to 12 "Magicians" The
famous 80-66 victory for France over Lithuania in the final was all
that the newspaper, or French media in general, or people on the
streets, was talking about in the hours that followed the big game in
Ljubljana. Read more here.
September 24, 2013 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague stars celebrate upcoming NBA 2K14 release! Superstars
of Euroleague were shining in Madrid to celebrate upcoming release of
NBA 2K14. New multi-year global partnership agreement between 2K Sports
and Euroleague Basketball means that Euroleague teams will appear for
the first time in the newest edition of video game. Read more here.
September 24, 2013 - Pre-season flows, Czech league begins There
has been an palpable raising in the intensity of the pre-season
schedule for EuroLeague Women and EuroCup Women clubs, whilst the Czech
League has already swung firmly into action. Read more here.
September 24, 2013 - JSF Nanterre adds veteran big man Traore JSF
Nanterre bolstered its frontcourt by inking experienced big man Ali
Traore to a one-year deal on Monday. Traore (2.08 meters, 28 years old)
arrives from Alba Berlin, where he averaged 9.3 points and 3.8 rebounds
in 6 Turkish Airlines Euroleague games last season. Read more here.
September 24, 2013 - JSF Nanterre loses Lisch for 6 weeks JSF
Nanterre guard Kevin Lisch will be out for six weeks due to a broken
finger. Lisch, a Turkish Airlines Euroleague newcomer, will miss at
least two games - at home against CSKA Moscow and on the road against
Partizan. Read more here.
September 23, 2013 - Laboral Kutxa Vitoria inks big man Clark Laboral
Kutxa Vitoria added more depth to its frontcourt by inking center
Daniel Clark to a two-month deal, with an option to extend his contract
until the end of the season. Clark (2.10 meters, 25 years old) arrives
from Asefa Estudiantes Madrid. Read more here.
September 23, 2013 - The Turkish Airlines Euroleague is now played on Canal + in Spain The
top European basketball clubs competition is on Canal + in Spain
starting now. The Turkish Airlines Euroleague will be one of the
protagonists of the new season in Canal +, which will follow live the
24 best teams on the continent. Read more here.
September 23, 2013 - FIBA Europe, LOC pleased with event FIBA
Europe and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of EuroBasket 2013
presented their respective reports on the tournament at a press
conference in Ljubljana ahead of the medal games on Sunday. Read more here.
September 23, 2013 - EuroBasket 2015 logo unveiled The
logo and visual identity of EuroBasket 2015 were unveiled on Sunday at
a special ceremony and press-conference at Stozice Arena in Ljubljana a
few hours before the EuroBasket 2013 medal games. Read more here.
September 22, 2013 - Parker headlines All Tournament team One
of the most prolific players in the history of European basketball
departs Slovenia on Monday with the medal he dreamed of all his life
and an individual award he deserved throughout his decorated career.
Read more here.
September 22, 2013 - French claim maiden Gold France
ascended to the top of Europe for the first time in their history by
beating Lithuania 80-66 to win the EuroBasket 2013 gold medal - their
first European title. Lithuania collected their second silver following
1995. Read more here.
September 22, 2013 - Spain leave Slovenia with Bronze Two-time
European champions Spain pulled away from Croatia in the second half
and prevailed comfortably 92-66 in the battle for third place on the
podium at EuroBasket 2013. Sergio Llull collected a team-high 21
points. Read more here.
September 22, 2013 - EuroBasket 2013, Final day Time
for medals and closing ceremony at EuroBasket 2013 in Slovenia. After
days of great competition, we will find out who will be the new
European Champions, sliver and bronze medalists. Action start at 17.30
CET, with Bronze medal game. Read more here.
September 21, 2013 - Hosts end EuroBasket campaign on a high EuroBasket
2013 hosts Slovenia overcame a slow start on Saturday and held off
Ukraine late to clinch a 69-63 victory and finish their home tournament
in fifth place. Goran Dragic provided the hosts with an inexhaustible
energy source and Ukraine with a constant headache. Read more here.
September 21, 2013 - Serbia claim last ticket to Spain Serbia
finished their EuroBasket 2013 campaign on a high note by beating Italy
76-64 to capture seventh place in the tournament while also securing a
spot at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. Nenad Krstic proved too
much inside as he picked up 17 points and four rebounds. Read more here.
September 21, 2013 - EuroBasket 2013, Classification Games for 5th to 8th place Day
before big Final at EuroBasket 2013 in Slovenia, it is time for
classification game for 5th to 8th place in Ljubljana, Slovenia. In
first game at 17.30 CET, Serbia and Italy will fight for 7th place and
last spot for FIBA World Cup 2014 in Spain. Read more here.
September 20, 2013 - France break spell in epic Semi-Final France
came back from 14 points down to finally defeat their nemesis, reigning
European champions Spain, 75-72 after overtime in a semi-final clash
for the ages in Ljubljana on Friday. Tony Parker finished with a
game-high 32 points. Read more here.
September 20, 2013 - Lithuania book spot in Final Lithuania
are in the EuroBasket final for the fifth time - and first since the
2003 title - knocking off Croatia 77-62 and set up a date with either
Spain or France to decide ultimate EuroBasket 2013 glory. Croatia will
fight for their third bronze medal after 1993 and 1995. Read more here.
September 20, 2013 - Ukraine down Italy to make history Ukraine
coped better with fatigue on Friday in Ljubljana to defeat Italy 66-58,
earn a place in the game for 5th place at EuroBasket 2013 and secure
their first ever participation in the FIBA Basketball World Cup. Read
September 20, 2013 - CAI Zaragoza announces Viktor Sanikidze Eurocup
newcomer from Spain, CAI Zaragoza, announced on Friday the addition of
Georgian forward Viktor Sanikidze for the upcoming campaign. Sanikidze
arrives fresh from the 2013 EuroBasket in Slovenia where he averaged
14.6 points and 7.0 rebounds with his team. Read more here.
September 20, 2013 - EuroBasket 2013, Semifinals Time
for Semifinal action at EuroBasket 2013. Yesterday, two more teams
qualified for Semifinal action, Croatia and Lithuania. They will join
Spain and France in fight for medals. Croatia wins over Ukraine 84-72,
Lithuania wins over Italy in great game. Read more here.
September 19, 2013 - Lithuania march on in Ljubljana Lithuania
also secured a spot in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup with the win
and automatic qualification to EuroBasket 2015 in Ukraine. Italy will
play Ukraine in the 5-8 Classification Round. Mantas Kalnietis
collected 17 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Read more here.
September 19, 2013 - Croatia back in semis after 18 years A
big second quarter in their Thursday EuroBasket 2013 quarter-final
clash with Ukraine propelled Croatia to an 84-72 victory, which marks
the nation's first appearance in the top-four of the competition since
1995. Read more here.
September 19, 2013 - Hosts make quick turnaround for win EuroBasket
2013 hosts Slovenia bounced back from their disappointing quarter-final
loss to France to ease past Serbia 92-74 and move into the fifth-place
game while also qualifying for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. Read
September 19, 2013 - Union Olimpija brings back Drobnjak A
familiar face is back in Ljubljana, as Union Olimpija announced a
one-year agreement with veteran forward Dragisa Drobnjak. Drobnjak
(2.00 meters, 35 years old) arrives from Telenet Ostend, where he
averaged 9.2 points and 3.3 rebounds in 6 Eurocup games last season.
Read more here.
September 19, 2013 - EuroBasket 2013 Quarter-Finals, Day 2 After
Day 1 of Quarter-Finals at EuroBasket 2013, we have first two
semifinalists, Spain and France. Today, at 17.45 CET, Croatia will meet
Ukraine and at 21.00 CET, Lithuania will fight against Italy. In
meantime, Serbia and Slovenia, will play game for 5th to 8th position.
Read more here.
September 18, 2013 - France break home town dreams France
will have a chance for revenge of the EuroBasket 2011 final as they
knocked off hosts Slovenia 72-62 to reach the semi-finals of EuroBasket
2013 and a match-up against reigning champions Spain. Read more here.
September 18, 2013 - Imperial Spain roll past Serbia Reigning
champions Spain looked at their very best on Wednesday in Ljubljana as
they outclassed a youthful Serbia 90-60 to clinch the first semi-final
berth at EuroBasket 2013. Spain were simply dominant across all
statistical categories. Read more here.
September 18, 2013 - PAOK adds guard Vucicevic PAOK
Thessaloniki improved its backcourt by inking guard Goran Vucicevic to
a two-year deal on Wednesday. Vucicevic (1.95 meters, 23 years old)
arrives from Mladost Cacak, where he averaged 14.4 points on 80% free
throw shooting, 2.5 rebounds and 1.8 assists. Read more here.
September 18, 2013 - EuroBasket 2013 Quarter-Finals, Day 1 Real
action will start today at EuroBasket 2013 in Slovenia as two
quarter-finals games are scheduled for today. Fight for medals, but
also fight for 6 positions which will book tickets for FIBA World
Championship 2014 in Spain. Read more here.
September 17, 2013 - Polkowice win Cup, Kayseri ink Little CCC
Polkowice have already secured their first trophy of the new campaign
after a dramatic double overtime success in the final of the MEKR's
Cup, whilst in other news power forward Camille Little is stepping out
for Kayseri Kaski spor. Read more here.
September 16, 2013 - Finland take sweet victory for the road Finland
were sublime from long range and solid defensively on Monday to bid
farewell to EuroBasket 2013 by defeating hosts Slovenia 92-76, in the
Group F clash that concluded Second Round action. Read more here.
September 16, 2013 - Italy fight back, stun Spain in overtime Italy
abolished a 12-point early lead, trailed by as many as 15 points in the
fourth, but came back to force overtime and claim a famous 86-81 win
over Spain on Monday, securing third spot in Group F. Read more here.
September 16, 2013 - Croatia prevail in Greek double overtime drama Croatia
edged out Greece 92-88 after double overtime in a clash that featured
18 lead changes and saw the scores tied on 19 occasions, to clinch top
spot in Group F and terminate the Hellenic side's EuroBasket 2013
campaign in the process. Read more here.
September 16, 2013 - EuroBasket 2013 Second Round, Day 6 Last
day in Second Round at EuroBasket 2013 in Slovenia. Today, we will find
out another four teams that will compete in Quarter-finals. So far,
Serbia, Lithuania, France and Ukraine booked its tickets for
Quarter-finals. Read more here.
September 15, 2013 - Serbia clinch Group E honours Serbia
secured the top spot in Group E of EuroBasket 2013 after knocking off
France 77-65. Finishing behind Serbia were Lithuania in second spot in
the group, followed by France and Ukraine. Nenad Krstic collected 19
points as well as four rebounds. Read more here.
September 15, 2013 - Lithuania stave off Ukraine Lithuania
secured first place in Group E by knocking off Ukraine 70-63, who will
also be joining Lithuania in the quarter-finals despite the loss. Linas
Kleiza collected 15 points as well as five rebounds and two steals in
leading Lithuania's charge. Read more here.
September 15, 2013 - Belgium break Latvian hopes Already-eliminated
Belgium picked up their first victory in the Second Round of Group E by
beating Latvia 60-56 and spoiling Latvia's chances of advancing to the
quarter-finals. Sacha Massot led Belgium with 14 points while also
collecting four rebounds and three blocks. Read more here.
September 15, 2013 - EuroBasket 2013 Second Round, Day 5 Three
more games in today's programme. At 14.30 CET, Latvia will meet
Belgium, at 17.45 CET, Ukraine and Lithuania will play, and finally at
21.00 CET Game of the day, Serbia vs. France. Stay tuned. Read more here.
September 14, 2013 - Dragic turns on style, Slovenia advance Goran
Dragic delivered his best EuroBasket 2013 display so far, collecting 28
points Slovenia held off Greece 73-65 to secure a quarter-final berth.
Greece claimed their second and last lead in game, 4-3, on Spanoulis'
fourth point after approximately one minute of action. Read more here.
September 14, 2013 - Spain back on track with Finland win Spain
recovered from their loss on the opening day of Group F action by
keeping a lid on gutsy Finland and picking up an 82-56 win, their first
in EuroBasket 2013 Second Round. Jose Calderon finished with a
game-high 23 points. Read more here.
September 14, 2013 - Croatia in Quarters with total recall Croatia
outscored Italy 26-9 in the third quarter to turn around the tables on
their Group F Saturday clash and then held out for a 76-68 win, their
sixth consecutive at EuroBasket 2013, which secures them a spot in the
quarter-finals. Read more here.
September 14, 2013 - EuroBasket 2013 Second Round, Day 4 Three
games today, action start at 14.30 CET with clash between Croatia and
Italy. At 17.45 CET, Spain will face Finland, and in last game today at
21.00 CET, game of the day, Greece against hosts Slovenia. Read more here.
September 13, 2013 - France hold off Latvia rally France
booked a spot in the quarter-finals of EuroBasket 2013 by knocking off
Latvia to improve to 3-1 in the Second Round Group E. Alexis Ajinca was
too much for the Latvians to handle inside with 25 points, five
rebounds and three blocks. Read more here.
September 13, 2013 - Ukraine back with a vengeance Ukraine
kept alive their chances of reaching the quarter-finals of EuroBasket
2013 by handing Serbia their first loss in Second Round Group E with an
82-75 victory over the Serbs to improve to 2-2. Serbia drop to 3-1.
Read more here.
September 13, 2013 - Lithuania pick apart Belgium All
12 players played their part for Lithuania as they rolled past Belgium
86-67 to put them on the doorstep of the EuroBasket 2013 quarter-finals
with a 3-1 record in Group E. Jonas Valanciunas was unstoppable in the
post for Lithuania in collecting 12 points, 10 rebounds. Read more here.
September 13, 2013 - EuroBasket 2013 Second Round, Day 3 Yesterday,
Croatia demolished Finland 88-63, Greece in fantastic game surprised
Spain 79-75, and finally, Slovenia topped Italy 84-77. Three more games
today, first at 14.30 CET Lithuania vs. Belgium, at 17.45 CET Ukraine
vs. Serbia and at 21.00 CET France vs. Latvia. Read more here.
September 12, 2013 - Transfers ticking over in EuroCup Women A
number of EuroCup Women clubs have been putting the finishing touches
to their respective rosters ahead of the forthcoming season. Long-time
Latvian national-team player Liene Janson will be in EuroCup this
season for Aluinvent DVTK Miskolc. Read more here.
September 12, 2013 - Slovenia end Italy's unbeaten run Slovenia
held off Italy to inflict upon the Azzurri their first loss in the
tournament, 84-77, in the opening game for both teams in Second Round
Group F. Italy were an almost excellent 10-for-21 from three-point
range, but Slovenia out-rebounded them 45-to-28. Read more here.
September 12, 2013 - Greek plan stuns Spain Greece
have stayed alive and kicking in the battle for a spot in the
quarter-finals at EuroBasket 2013 in Slovenia, by clinching a
hard-fought 79-75 victory over reigning European champions Spain in
their first game in Group F. Read more here.
September 12, 2013 - Dominant Croatia breeze past Finland Croatia
closed down all lanes to their basket during long stretches, were
dominant on the glass for 40 minutes and subsequently picked up a
comfortable 88-63 win over Finland in the opening game of Group F on
Thursday. Read more here.
September 12, 2013 - Tanjevic steps down as Turkey coach Bogdan
Tanjevic has announced his resignation from the post of the head coach
of the Turkish national team, 3 days after the premature exit of Turkey
from EuroBasket 2013. Tanjevic had been at the helm of Turkish national
team for the biggest part of the past eight years. Read more here.
September 12, 2013 - FIBA Americas 2013, Mexico is the new champ! Mexico
is the new 2013 FIBA Americas Championship champion! In a thriller that
was only solved in the last seconds, Mexico outlasted Puerto Rico by a
tight 89-91. The best Mexico had ever done before in the tourney was a
5th place. Read more here.
September 12, 2013 - EuroBasket 2013 Second Round, Day 2 Day
2 of Second Round at EuroBasket 2013 in Slovenia will bring us three
more great games. At 14.30 CET, Finland will meet Croatia and it will
be interesting to see if Finland is able to continue with good games.
Read more here.
September 11, 2013 - Lithuania bring "A" game to Ljubljana Lithuania
jumped into second place in Group E of the Second Round of EuroBasket
2013 by knocking off France 76-62. Linas Kleiza not only hit some big
shots in scoring 11 points with two three-pointers but the Lithuanian
star also added seven rebounds. Read more here.
September 11, 2013 - Serbia hold off determined Belgians Serbia
took a big step to reaching the quarter-finals of EuroBasket 2013 with
a hard-fought 76-69 win over Belgium in Group E of the Second Round.
Nenad Krstic played a huge role in Serbia's win by collecting 17
points, two rebounds, five assists, two blocks and 10 fouls drawn. Read
September 11, 2013 - Latvia blast Ukraine Latvia
continued their solid campaign at EuroBasket 2013 with an 85-51 victory
over Ukraine in their first game in Group E to improve their record to
1-2. Kristaps Janicenoks hit a triple right away in the first quarter
to set an example for the rest of the Latvian shooters. Read more here.
September 11, 2013 - FIBA Americas 2013, Semifinals Mexico
and Puerto Rico will play for the 2013 FIBA Americas Championship gold
medal after their respective victories in the semifinals on Tuesday
night. Puerto Rico outgunned the Dominican Republic 67-79 behind 20
points, 5 rebounds and 4 steals from Carlos Arroyo. Read more here.
September 11, 2013 - 3x3 comes to EuroBasket So
you might not be playing inside Stozice, but you can still join the
action outdoors thanks to the 3x3 EuroTour crew who have come to town
to put on a special event to coincide with the biggest basketball event
in Europe this year. Read more here.
September 11, 2013 - Bilbao Basket adds shot-blocker Carmichael Just
in time for the start of the new season, Eurocup runner-up Bilbao
Basket has strengthened its front court with the addition of power
forward Jackie Carmichael on a one-year contract. Carmichael (2.03
meters, 23 years old) arrives from Illinois State Universiety. Read
September 11, 2013 - EuroBasket 2013 Second Round, Day 1 Here
we are. After one day-off, it is time for the next round at EuroBasket
2013 in Slovenia. After first round, 12 teams qualified to second round
and will continue competition. It was real joy to watch games in first
round, and hopefully we will enjoy in second round as well. Read more here.
September 10, 2013 - Greece counting on Spanoulis Not
having your key player or leader is one thing. But what happens if the
absolute heart of your offence goes down injured? That's the situation
that Greece coach Andrea Trinchieri faced when Vassilis Spanoulis was
hit with a twisted ankle. Read more here.
September 10, 2013 - Möttölä's unpleasant birthday surprise On
the day of his 37th birthday, Finland's Hanno Möttölä picked up an
injury that brought his participation at EuroBasket 2013 to an
unceremonious, premature end. The veteran big man tore a ligament on
Monday, in a clash with Vassilis Spanoulis. Read more here.
September 9, 2013 - Poland return home with a win Poland
finally showed glimpses of their true potential on Sunday and
short-circuited hosts Slovenia to claim their first victory at
EuroBasket 2013, 71-61, on the final day of action in Group C. Kelati
was simply unstoppable from the perimeter, finishing with 21 points.
Read more here.
September 9, 2013 - Russia leave Slovenia positively Russia
finished their disappointing EuroBasket 2013 campaign with their first
victory as they beat Turkey 89-77 to finish Group D action in Koper
with a 1-4 record. Sergey Karasev collected 25 points and five rebounds
to lead the Russian attack. Read more here.
September 9, 2013 - Montenegro claim consolation victory Montenegro
took out a hard-fought 83-76 win against a cautious Serbia. In a true
team effort featuring nine guys to score five or more points,
Montenegro's game hero goes to Rice for his momentum shifting fourth
quarter and team-high 12 points. Read more here.
September 9, 2013 - French rally leaves Lions mauled France
claimed first place in Group A at EuroBasket 2013 after rallying from
an improbable 15-point deficit in the third period to defeat Belgium
82-65. The Lions, who had earlier secured their place in the second
round, looked poised to steal a famous victory in Ljubljana. Read more here.
September 9, 2013 - Partizan tabs Euroleague veteran Kinsey Partizan
NIS Belgrade reached an agreement with swingman Tarence Kinsey to work
together next season, the club announced Monday. Kinsey arrives from
Unicaja Malaga, where he averaged 2.2 points and 3.2 rebounds in 5
Spanish League games last season. Read more here.
September 9, 2013 - Germany crush Israel hopes Germany
signed off at EuroBasket 2013 in impressive style, defeating Israel
80-76 as both teams exited the championship at the end of the First
Round. The result ensured that it will be Belgium who join France and
Ukraine in advancing from Group A. Read more here.
September 9, 2013 - Croatia suffocate Czechs to qualify Croatia
produced a powerful defensive display in the second half to defeat the
Czech Republic 70-53 on Monday, in the clash that determined the
recipient of the last ticket to the EuroBasket Second Round from Group
C. Read more here.
September 9, 2013 - Italy end First Round perfect Italy
finished off First Round play at EuroBasket 2013 with a perfect 5-0
record in Group D by knocking off Sweden 82-79 in Koper. Alessandro
Gentile collected 19 points, five assists and three steals in leading
Italy to the victory. Read more here.
September 9, 2013 - Lithuania lose, still advance Bosnia
and Herzegovina showed big heart on Monday to come within a whisker of
achieving the unthinkable, but ultimately came up short, defeating
Lithuania 78-72, four points short of the magic margin of 10 required.
Read more here.
September 9, 2013 - Kovacevic overwhelmed by support Natasa
Kovacevic has spoken for the first time since she lost her left leg in
the Uni Gyor tragedy over the weekend. Kovacevic is starting a long
road to recovery after the fatal road traffic accident which killed
Gyor head coach Akos Fuzy and General Manager Peter Tapodi. Read more here.
September 9, 2013 - One way traffic as Ukraine advance Ukraine
rolled into the Second Round of EuroBasket, producing an emphatic
performance when it mattered most to defeat Great Britain 87-68 in
Ljubljana on Monday. Ukraine were monstrous in the paint, outscoring
the Brits 40-16. Read more here.
September 9, 2013 - Spain conclude First Round on high note A
free-flowing Spain prevailed 83-59 over Georgia on the final day of
Group C action in Celje and will continue their EuroBasket 2013
campaign on a high note. Ricky Rubio played his most complete game in
Slovenia so far. Read more here.
September 9, 2013 - Finland shock Greece Finland
will take a 1-1 record into the Second Round of EuroBasket 2013 after
they beat Greece 86-77 to claim second place in Group D. Petteri
Koponen stepped up his game by scoring 29 points, including five
triples on 5-for-7 shooting, while also collecting three assists. Read
September 9, 2013 - Latvia sail into Second Round A
76-66 win over F.Y.R of Macedonia on Monday propelled Latvia into the
Second Round of EuroBasket 2013, eliminating the F.Y.R of Macedonia in
the process. A near double-double from power forward Kaspars Berzins
carried Latvia to a commanding early lead. Read more here.
September 9, 2013 - FIBA Europe saddened by Gyor tragedy FIBA
Europe was shocked and saddened to learn of the tragic accident on
Saturday afternoon involving the team bus of Hungarian EuroLeague Women
club Uni Gyor. Uni Gyor were on their way to play a pre-season game
against Sopron. Read more here.
September 9, 2013 - EuroBasket 2013, Day 6 Today
is the last day of Round 1 at EuroBasket 2013 in SLovenia. After four
played games at competition, only Italy is still undefeated. Poland and
Russia are still winless. It will be very interesting today, to see who
will qualify to next round. Read more here.
September 8, 2013 - Die-Hard Croatia down hosts in overtime derby Croatia
overturned a 13-point third-quarter deficit and prevailed 76-74 in
overtime over their neighbours Slovenia, inflicting a first loss in
four games on the EuroBasket 2013 hosts. Bojan Bogdanovic scored
game-high 24 points. Read more here.
September 8, 2013 - Lithuania bump Montenegro out in overtime Lithuania
claimed a third straight win in Group B, defeating Montenegro 77-70 in
overtime in Jesenice on Sunday to eliminate Montenegro from Second
Round contention. Ksistof Lavrinovic had appeared in just two games for
a total of two points heading into the Montenegro clash. Read more here.
September 8, 2013 - Turkey win, but too late Having
already been eliminated from the Second Round before the start of the
game, Turkey saved some face by beating Sweden 87-74 for their first
victory in Group D of EuroBasket 2013 in Koper. Read more here.
September 8, 2013 - Israel are staying alive Israel
secured their first victory at EuroBasket 2013, defeating Belgium 87-69
in Ljubljana to ensure they will go into the final day's play in the
first round with at least a slender hope of progressing from Group A.
Read more here.
September 8, 2013 - Parker propels France past Ukraine Tony
Parker's late show broke Ukraine's resistance and propelled France to a
77-71 victory on Sunday that puts them on the brink of qualifying for
the Second Round of EuroBasket 2013. Parker was stellar, scoring a
game-high 28 points. Read more here.
September 8, 2013 - Czechs outrun Georgia in survival race The
Czech Republic established a frenetic pace on their Sunday clash with
Georgia to win 95-79, keep intact their hopes for qualification from
Group C and eliminate the Georgians from contention in the process.
Read more here.
September 8, 2013 - Krstic leads Serbia over Latvia Serbia
outlasted a second half push by Latvia to run out 80-71 winners for
their third win of the tournament in Jesenice on Sunday. Nenad Krstic's
13-point first quarter carried Serbia through the second and third
quarters when their offensive production dried up. Read more here.
September 8, 2013 - Italy make it four-from-four in Koper Italy
secured first place in Group D of EuroBasket 2013 by knocking off
Greece 81-72 in a battle of the previously undefeated teams in Koper.
Marco Belinelli was Italy's man for all occasions in collecting 23
points, seven rebounds, three assists and three steals. Read more here.
September 8, 2013 - Finland get up in second overtime Finland
booked a spot in the 2nd round of a EuroBasket for the second time in
history by knocking off Russia 86-83 in double overtime to improve to
3-1 in Group D. Hanno Möttölä scored 12 points including two free
throws with 3.5 seconds left in regulation to force overtime. Read more
September 8, 2013 - Two in a row for Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia
and Herzegovina kept their Second Round hopes well and truly alive with
a 62-54 win over F.Y.R of Macedonia. Nihad Djedovic was huge in the
second half, scoring 12 of his 20 points after the major break to lead
Bosnia and Herzegovina to an inspiring win. Read more here.
September 8, 2013 - Great Britain on verge of second round Joe
Prunty has taken Great Britain to the edge of one the biggest
achievements in the Isle's basketball history, following their 81-74
victory over Germany on Sunday afternoon. Lawrence ended with a
game-high 23 points. Read more here.
September 8, 2013 - Merciless Spain pile on Polish misery Spain
put one foot in the EuroBasket 2013 Second Round on Sunday on the back
of an unforgiving 89-53 display against Poland, the second-biggest
margin ever in clashes between these two big European nations. Read
September 8, 2013 - EuroBasket 2013, Day 5 After
3 played games so far at EuroBasket 2013 in Slovenia, Ukraine,
Slovenia, Greece and Italy are still undefeated. Israel, Poland, Russia
and Turkey still have no idea what win means, they are still winless.
Read more here.
September 7, 2013 - Slovenia grind out Third victory In
one of the most engaging games ever to only feature a single lead
change, EuroBasket hosts Slovenia denied a gutsy Georgia 72-68 on
Saturday and maintained their perfect record in Group C. Read more here.
September 7, 2013 - Greece surge into second round Greece
confirmed a spot in the Second Round of EuroBasket 2013 with a strong
84-61 victory over Turkey to remain perfect at 3-0 in Group D in Koper
despite missing one of their best players in Vassilis Spanoulis. Read
September 7, 2013 - Croatia survive scare, knock out Poles Croatia
let slip a 20-point lead over Poland on Saturday but managed to hold on
for a 74-70 victory that keeps them in contention for a top-three
finish in Group C and eliminates the Polish team from the race. Read
September 7, 2013 - Italy dominance continues Italy
took a huge step to reaching the second round of EuroBasket 2013 with
62-44 victory over the previously undefeated Finland to improve to 3-0
in Group D in Koper. Nicolo Melli came up huge in the decisive surge in
finishing with six points, six rebounds and a block. Read more here.
September 7, 2013 - Spanish armada back on course Spain
only gave up 9.75 points per quarter to the Czech Republic on Saturday
to clinch a 60-39 victory and steer their EuroBasket Group C campaign
back on the winning track. Rudy Fernandez finished with a game-high 14
points and added eight rebounds. Read more here.
September 7, 2013 - Taylor gives Sweden famous win Sweden
knocked off Russia 81-62 to collect their first victory in Group D in
Koper to stay in the running for the Second Round at EuroBasket 2013.
Sweden forward Jeffery Taylor was the star of the show with a game-high
25 points. Read more here.
September 7, 2013 - Kibirkstis-VICI bolster roster Lithuanian
champions Kibirkstis-VICI have confirmed they will be giving a
EuroLeague Women debut to Davidson College graduate Sophia
Aleksandravicius, as well as handing a return ticket to the competition
to Latvian guard Ieva Krastina. Read more here.
September 7, 2013 - EuroBasket 2013, Day 4 Ukraine
is still undefeated after three days of competition. Bosnia and
Herzegovina reached first win, as they wins over Montenegro. F.Y.R. of
Macedonia also reached their first win as they topped Serbia 89-75 in
great game. Read more here.
September 6, 2013 - F.Y.R of Macedonia claim statement win F.Y.R
of Macedonia kept their Second Round hopes alive by defeating Serbia
89-75. Bo McCalebb scored a game-high 27 points, but the tireless
hustle of 36-year-old Gechevski in F.Y.R of Macedonia's match-winning
first half deserves an honourable mention. Read more here.
September 6, 2013 - France hit their straps, Israel suffer France
provided one highlight after another on Friday as they swept past
Israel 82-63 in Ljubljana with an emphatic, and sometimes, exhilarating
display. Alexis Ajinca had a game-high 13 points. Read more here.
September 6, 2013 - Lions too tough to tame Belgium
have made it two wins in two days in Ljubljana, knocking over Great
Britain 76-61 to improve their chances of making a trip to the Second
Round. 34-year-old Moors has been there before and used his old head to
guide the Belgians out of a tight situation. Read more here.
September 6, 2013 - Lithuania end Latvian streak Lithuania
prevailed in the battle of the Baltics, defeating their persistent
northern neighbours 67-59 on Friday night. Valanciunas and Donatas
Motiejunas share honours for their interior work on both sides of the
court. Read more here.
September 6, 2013 - Sergii Glad-yr as Ukraine stay perfect Ukraine
moved to the brink of securing a spot in the second round of EuroBasket
by grinding out an 88-83 victory over Germany. Sergii Gladyr was
instrumental as Mike Fratello's side held off a frenetic fourth quarter
rally which saw their rivals storm back from trailing. Read more here.
September 6, 2013 - Bosnia and Herzegovina get first win Bosnia
and Herzegovina collected an inspiring first win of EuroBasket 2013 by
beating Montenegro 76-70, fighting back from a 10-point three-quarter
time deficit. Mirza Teletovic receives the majority of defensive
attention for Bosnia and Herzegovina. Read more here.
September 6, 2013 - Tyus blow for Israel Israel's
Alex Tyus is to miss the rest of EuroBasket due to a persistent groin
injury. Maccabi Tel Aviv player revealed he has been advised to rest to
alleviate the problem by national team doctors after aggravating the
issue during 74-67 loss to Ukraine. Read more here.
September 6, 2013 - Technical Committee rejects protest Following
a game between F.Y.R. of Macedonia and Montenegro on 4th September at
EuroBasket 2013, the Technical Committee in Jesenice received an
official protest from the F.Y.R. of Macedonia delegation about the
events during the last action of the game. Read more here.
September 6, 2013 - EuroBasket 2013, Day 3 After
Day 2 at EuroBasket 2013 in Slovenia, 7 National teams continued
winning streak and have 2-0 record, Ukraine, Serbia, Latvia, Slovenia,
Greece, Finland and Italy. On the other side, there are 7 winless
National teams. Read more here.
September 5, 2013 - Hosts finish strong to bring down Spain Slovenia
outscored reigning EuroBasket champions Spain 11-1 in the final three
minutes to prevail 78-69 and remain the only unbeaten team after the
conclusion of Day 2 action in Group C in Celje. Read more here.
September 5, 2013 - Greece march on in Koper Greece
used a 24-5 spurt spanning the second and third quarters and held on
for an 80-71 victory over Russia to remain perfect, dropping Russia to
0-2. With Vassilis Spanoulis unable to play most of the second half,
Loukas Mavrokefalidis scored some big points. Read more here.
September 5, 2013 - French backlash buries Great Britain Great
Britain's dream day one victory seemed a world away as France woke up
from their slow start to inflict an 88-65 defeat at EuroBasket 2013.
Tony Parker stepped up and led by example, shooting 70% from two-point
range for 16 points to go with five assists. Read more here.
September 5, 2013 - Lions roar as Belgium off the mark Belgium
claimed a 77-73 overtime victory over Germany to add another touch of
intrigue to Group A on the second day of action in Ljubljana. Sacha
Massot had 15 points and eight rebounds for the Lions but there were
countless others who stepped up. Read more here.
September 5, 2013 - Italy do it again Italy
confirmed their opening win over Russia was no joke in knocking off
Turkey 90-75 to remain perfect at 2-0 in Group D in Koper. Aradori
torched Turkey in the third, but it was Marco Belinelli who gave the
Turks trouble all night with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Read more here.
September 5, 2013 - Barton triple knocks down Poland Lubos
Barton hit two three-pointers in the final minute, the second from the
corner with four seconds on the clock, to gift the Czech Republic a
69-68 win over Poland, their first success at EuroBasket in 14 years.
Read more here.
September 5, 2013 - Serbia sink Bosnia and Herzegovina Serbia
held on to withstand a late Bosnia and Herzegovina run for a 77-67 win,
the nation's second straight at EuroBasket 2013. Serbia could afford to
rest big man Nenad Kristic for extended stretches thanks to the fine
play of Stefan Markovic. Read more here.
September 5, 2013 - Ukraine surprise again Ukraine
continue to defy at EuroBasket 2013, claiming a 74-67 victory over
Israel to go 2-0 in Group A. Sergei Gladyr kept coming up with huge
scores and big rebounds at critical plays, especially in the fourth
when he hit seven of his game-high 17 points. Read more here.
September 5, 2013 - Latvia steal win in final minute Latvia
won a second straight game to begin their EuroBasket 2013 campaign,
with Kristaps Janicenoks sinking a clutch three at the death to hand
his team the 73-72 win over Montenegro. Rolands Freimanis was again
Latvia's star. Read more here.
September 5, 2013 - Croatia edge out Georgia in thriller Ante
Tomic made a lay-up nine seconds from the final buzzer and George
Tsintsadze misfired on the last shot for Croatia to earn a hard-earned
77-76 victory over Georgia on Day 2 of Group C action in Celje. Read
September 5, 2013 - Finland stay perfect in Koper Finland
took a huge step to reaching the second round of EuroBasket 2013 with a
convincing 81-60 victory over Sweden to improve to 2-0 in Group D in
Koper. Even though six players scored at least eight points for
Finland, Gerald Lee stood out with 14 points and five rebounds. Read
September 5, 2013 - PAOK Thessaloniki adds forward Payne PAOK
Thessaloniki continued beefing up its roster for the 2013-14 Eurocup by
adding forward Mark Payne to the roster. Payne arrives from Panionios
of Athens, where last season he put up 4.5 points and 3.3 rebounds on
average over six Eurocup games. Read more here.
September 5, 2013 - EuroBasket 2013, Day 2 After
super interesting Day 1 at EuroBasket 2013 in Slovenia, it is time for
new excitements as Day 2 is right here. 12 new games, 12 great
Match-ups, another reason to stay with us and follow latest
informations from EuroBasket 2013. Read more here.
September 4, 2013 - Serbia survive Lithuanian scare Serbia
responded to a ferocious second half comeback to ease to a 63-56
win over Lithuania in the EuroBasket Group B opener for both sides.
Nenad Krstic was spectacular in a four quarter effort scoring 20 points
to go along with nine rebounds. Read more here.
September 4, 2013 - Staiger dagger pierces French defences In
a day where form and favoritism counted for little in Group A, Germany
provided the ultimate surprise by picking off France 80-74 in
Ljubljana. It was well-deserved. Their shooting and their execution was
exemplary. Read more here.
September 4, 2013 - Italy put injury woes aside, win opener Italy
went through plenty of injury turmoil in the build-up to EuroBasket
2013 but coach Simone Pianigiani’s men came up with a strong opening
game in Group D with a 76-69 win over Russia in front of approximately
2,000 Italian fans in Koper. Read more here.
September 4, 2013 - Slovenia survive Czech scare in premiere EuroBasket
2013 hosts Slovenia led for almost the entire game but only prevailed
62-60 over the Czech Republic after a tense finale in the opening game
of the two teams in Group C action in Celje. No one will be more
relieved for Slovenia's win than Bostjan Nachbar. Read more here.
September 4, 2013 - Montenegro clinch dramatic win Montenegro
opened their EuroBasket campaign with a thrilling 81-80 win over F.Y.R
of Macedonia in an intense Group B encounter. Neither side paid much
attention to defence in the early stages of the game with players
strolling to the basket with ease. Read more here.
September 4, 2013 - Resurgent Ukraine sink Belgians Pooh
Jeter's three-point play in the dying seconds sealed 58-57 win for
Ukraine over Belgium in their opening Group A game. Trailing by as much
as 13, the persistence of Mike Fratello's side paid off as they denied
the Lions what would have been a momentous result. Read more here.
September 4, 2013 - Spain raise a wall in front of Croatia The
new-look Spain ended emphatically the debate about their true potential
on Wednesday in Celje by making Croatia sweat for every single point
and kick-starting their EuroBasket 2013 campaign with a 68-40 triumph.
Read more here.
September 4, 2013 - Greece get off on right foot After
watching Finland upset Turkey in the Group D opener, Greece took care
of business against Sweden with a comfortable 79-51 victory in Koper.
Yannis Bourousis tallied 12 points, six rebounds and a blocked shot.
Read more here.
September 4, 2013 - CSU Asesoft lands Gerald Lee CSU
Asesoft Ploiesti made official on Wednesday the addition of big man
Gerald Lee for the next campaign. Lee (2.08 meters, 26 years old)
arrives from Buducnost of Montengero, where last season he averaged 8.8
points and 3.4 rebounds in 14 Eurocup appearances. Read more here.
September 4, 2013 - Great Britain deny Israel in overtime Great
Britain have begun EuroBasket 2013 with a confidence-boosting win,
taking down Israel 75-71 in overtime. Kyle Johnson had 10 points in the
first quarter as Britain took an early lead, but saved the best until
last, scoring five in the 8-0 spurt. Read more here.
September 4, 2013 - Finland off to glorious start Spurned
on by about 800 boistrous Finnish fans, Finland pulled off one of
biggest wins in the team's history, defeating Turkey 61-55 to begin
their EuroBasket 2013 Group D campaign. Petteri Koponen was all over
the place for Finland with 12 points. Read more here.
September 4, 2013 - Georgia shut down Poland in opener A
defensively rock-solid Georgia came up with a masterful second-quarter
performance to stun Poland 84-67 in the game that raised the curtain on
EuroBasket 2013 First Round Group C action on Wednesday. Read more here.
September 4, 2013 - Latvia shock in EuroBasket opener An
inspired Latvian performance in the opening EuroBasket Group B game
surprised Bosnia and Herzegovina 86-75. Rolands Freimanis dominated the
second quarter, scoring 16 points on eight-for-nine shooting to help
Latvia build a lead they would not again surrender. Read more here.
September 4, 2013 - EuroBasket 2013 opens with a bang With
Ljubljana's famous castle illuminated by fireworks, and expectant
crowds gathered in the city's Kongresni Square, EuroBasket 2013 was
officially launched on Tuesday evening to signal the start of a 19-day
jamboree in the picturesque Balkan nation. Read more here.
September 4, 2013 - EuroBasket 2013, Day 1 Opening
day of EuroBasket 2013, day that most of Basketball fans around the
World were looking for is here. Teams are ready, and waiting to start
competition. Atmosphere in Slovenia is great, everything is in
Basketball mood. Read more here.
September 3, 2013 - EA7 Emporio Armani signs Kangur at forward EA7
Emporio Armani Milan signed forward Kristjan Kangur, who arrives from
rival Montepaschi Siena. Kangur (2.01 meters, 30 years old) averaged
8.6 points on 41.8% three-point shooting plus 3.5 rebounds in 24
Turkish Airlines Euroleague games for Siena last season. Read more here.
September 3, 2013 - Turkey fly in Batuk after Onan shock Birkan
Batuk will unexpectedly make his debut in a major tournament with the
Turkish national team at EuroBasket 2013, after he flew in to Slovenia
on Tuesday to replace Omer Onan on the roster. Read more here.
September 3, 2013 - Cautious Ukraine rely on team spirit In
an effort to give players that were nursing injuries as much time as
possible to recuperate, Ukraine took the unusual step of travelling to
Slovenia with 14 players and make two cuts on the eve of EuroBasket
2013. Read more here.
September 3, 2013 - Valanciunas to be presented award Jonas
Valanciunas will be starting EuroBasket 2013 how he hopes to end it, by
receiving an award. Prior to Lithuania's opening tip-off against Serbia
at 9pm CET, the 21-year-old will be presented with the trophy for 2012
FIBA Europe Young Men's Player of the Year. Read more here.
September 3, 2013 - Getting ready for EuroBasket 2013 in Slovenia Little
more than 24 hours before EuroBasket 2013 tip-off. Basketball fans
around Europe are excited and looking forward to start. Expected to be
one of the most interesting EuroBaskets despite numerous injury
problems and cancellations. Read more here.
September 3, 2013 - Fenerbahce Ulker signs future star Sipahi Fenerbahce
Ulker made a long-term investment with the signing of teenage guard
Kenan Sipahi, who is one of the best players in Europe in his age
group. The contract is for three seasons with an option on a fourth
year, 2016-17. Read more here.
September 3, 2013 - Fenerbahce Ulker adds promising scorer Mahmutoglu Fenerbahce
Ulker added another scoring weapon to its bench with the signing of
shooting guard Melih Mahmutoglu. The contract is for two seasons with
an option for the 2015-16 season. Mahmutoglu (1.91 meters, 23 years
old) arrives from Erdemirspor. Read more here.
September 3, 2013 - Fenerbahce Ulker lands big man Turkyılmaz Fenerbahce
Ulker brought in one of the top big men in Turkish basketball by
signing Izzet Turkyilmaz. The sides agreed to a three-year contract
with a fourth-year option. Turkyilmaz (2.10 meters, 23 years old)
arrives from Banvit Bandirma. Read more here.
September 2, 2013 - Italy in Slovenia without Gigli Italian
national team were dealt one more blow to their EuroBasket 2013 hopes
on the eve of their departure to Slovenia, as on Sunday Angelo Gigli
was ruled out of the tournament with injury. The unlucky power forward
suffered the recurrence of an old injury in his left knee. Read more here.
September 2, 2013 - Unicaja completes frontcourt with Stimac Unicaja
Malaga completed the building of a new-look frontcourt with the signing
of center Vladimir Stimac. He inked a two-year deal, joining the
recently signed Nik Caner-Medley and Rafael Hettsheimeir and the
returning Fran Vazquez. Read more here.
September 2, 2013 - Euroleague Basketball referees complete busy off-season training An
eventful off-season for Europe’s top referees concluded last week in
Istanbul with the last of four camps aimed at sharpening skills and
professionalism of game officials in continental competitions. 48
Euroleague Basketball and FIBA referees participated in camps. Read
September 2, 2013 - Hapoel Jerusalem anchors frontcourt with Parakhouski Hapoel
Migdal Jerusalem completed its frontline by signing center Artsiom
Parakhouski, who will be reunited with his college coach Brad
Greenberg. Parakhouski arrives from Turkish club Olin Edirne, with whom
he averaged 12.1 points and 6.5 rebounds per game last season. Read
September 2, 2013 - Clark recovers in time for EuroBasket Forward
Daniel Clark missed Great Britain's preparations for EuroBasket 2013
because of a persistent injury but has managed to recover in time to be
included on the final 12-man squad that travelled to Slovenia on
Sunday. Read more here.
September 1, 2013 - Laboral Kutxa tabs Mainoldi to reinforce frontcourt Laboral
Kutxa Vitoria bolstered its frontcourt by signing forward Leo Mainoldi.
The contract is for one season with an option for 2014-15. Mainoldi
(2.03 meters, 28 years old) arrives from Mad-Croc Fuenlabrada, for whom
he has played since 2008. Read more here.
September 1, 2013 - Estonia book flight to Ukraine Estonia
will join host nation Ukraine at EuroBasket 2015, comprehensively
defeating Bulgaria 61-49 in the second leg of the EuroBasket 2015 1st
Qualification Round final. Rain Veidemann and Gert Dorbek led Estonian
scoring with 10 points apiece. Read more here.
September 1, 2013 - Veteran status comes early for Benzing At
what age can a sportsperson be considered a veteran? If you are a
gymnast the answer is approximately 18, golf it is in your late
fifties. But how about if you are a German national basket player? Read
September 1, 2013 - Unlucky Timma out of Latvia squad Small
forward Janis Timma fell ill just days before Latvia's departure for
Slovenia and will have to miss out on EuroBasket 2013, which would have
been his first major tournament with the senior national team. Read
September 1, 2013 - Tyus makes Israel's EuroBasket squad Center
Alexander Tyus has successfully shaken off a groin injury and was
included on Israel's 12-strong squad for EuroBasket 2013 that head
coach Arik Shivek announced on Saturday evening. Read more here.
September 1, 2013 - France edge out Slovenia in final test France
edged out Slovenia 70-65 in an entertaining game in the final venue of
EuroBasket 2013. Antoine Diot with a three-pointer gave Les Bleus the
edge in the final minute before Nicolas Batum put the finishing touches
with two free-throws. Read more here. Check news archive here.