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  News archive September 2015


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September 30, 2015 - Panathinaikos dominates to wrap Asia Tour with victory
Panathinaikos Athens wrapped up its trip on the Euroleague Basketball Asia Tour on Wednesday, with a dominating performance and a resounding 63-85 win over Guangdong Tigers at the Macau Tap Seac Multisport Pavillion in Macau, China. Read more here.

September 30, 2015 - ABA league 2014-15 preview
A long waited start of new season in ABA league is right here. Tomorrow, Game 1 will be played, and Basketball fans from this part of Europe will enjoy in great Basketball in upcoming months. Teams from six countries will take a part in this season in ABA league. Read more here.

September 30, 2015 - Limoges inks Schaffartzik short term
Just couple weeks ahead of the start of the 2015-16 Turkish Airlines Euroleague season, French champion Limoges CSP added an experienced point guard to its backcourt, signing Heiko Schaffartzik (1.88 meters, 31 years old) to a short-term deal. Read more here.

September 29, 2015 - Tejic injured his ankle
The head coach of the reigning ABA League champion Dejan Radonjic has lots of reasons to worry about due to injuries and illnesses of his players. Marko Tejic injured his ankle in the preparation game against Fenernbahce and joined the long red and white injury list. Read more here.

September 28, 2015 - Panathinaikos Athens opens Euroleague Basketball Asia Tour with victory
Panathinaikos Athens got itself a winning start of the Euroleague Basketball Asia Tour, after taking control early and cruising to 64-83 win over Zhejiang Lions on Monday at the Hangzhou Stadium in Hangzhou, China. Read more here.

September 28, 2015 - Eurocup, Group E analysis
Group E is centered in Russia, from where two of its teams hail: Avtodor Saratov and Zenit St Petersburg. Turkey’s Besiktas JK Istanbul is a tradition Eurocup force as it heads into its ninth season in the competition. Read more here.

September 28, 2015 - Real Madrid wins FIBA Euroleague Intercontinental Cup
Real Madrid won the FIBA Euroleague Intercontinental Cup for the fifth time in club history on Sunday by beating 2015 FIBA Liga de las Americas champion Bauru of Brazil 91-79 on Sunday at Ginasio Iberapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Read more here.

September 28, 2015 - Laboral Kutxa gets bigger with Euroleague champ Bourousis
Laboral Kutxa Vitoria bolstered its frontcourt just weeks before the start of 2015-16 Turkish Airlines Euroleague campaign by signing veteran center Ioannis Bourousis to a one-year deal, the club announced on Sunday. Bourousis (2.10 meters, 32 years old) arrives from Real Madrid. Read more here.

September 26, 2015 - ALBA adds depth with swingman Liyanage, splits with Aska
ALBA Berlin added depth to its roster ahead of the upcoming Eurocup season by signing a one- year deal with swingman Marc Liyanage, club announced on Saturday. Liyanage (1.98 meters, 25 years old) arrives from fellow German side Mitteldeutscher BC. Read more here.

September 26, 2015 - Bauru edges Real Madrid in Game 1 of FIBA Euroleague Intercontinental Cup
In the exciting Game 1 of the 2015 FIBA Euroleague Intercontinental Cup, the reigning FIBA Liga de las Americas champion Bauru of Brazil hit 16 three-pointers and edged the Turkish Airlines Euroleague champion Real Madrid 91-90 at the Ginasio Iberapuera in Sao Paolo, Brazil. Read more here.

September 26, 2015 - Eurocup, Group D analysis
With two of last season’s semifinalists, Banvit Bandirma of Turkey and Unics Kazan of Russia, Group D will surely be competitive. Greek side Aris Thessaloniki will mark a decade since its Eurocup Finals appearance and hope for another big run. Read more here.

September 25, 2015 - Lomokotiv adds punch with Singleton
Lokomotiv Kuban has put some punch in its frontcourt by signing forward Chris Singleton in time for the new Turkish Airlines Euroleague season. Singleton split last season between the Jiangsu Dragons of China and the Oklahoma City Blue of the NBA Development League. Read more here.

September 25, 2015 - Eurocup, Group C analysis
Group C is headlined by the winningest team in Eurocup history, Spain’s Valencia Basket. Another Spanish side, CAI Zaragoza, returns for a third straight Eurocup campaign, while Proximus Spirou Charleroi of Belgium enters its 11th Eurocup season. Read more here.

September 23, 2015 - Euroleague Basketball World Tour 2015 hits the road this week
Over a span of 15 days starting this week, the Euroleague Basketball World Tour 2015 will see five of Europe's signature clubs travel the globe to compete in 10 games on four continents. This season's edition of the World Tour will have many of the components of recent years. Read more here.

September 23, 2015 - Eurocup, Group B analysis
Group B will have some familiar faces with both Germany and Italy each featuring two clubs. The German representatives are ALBA Berlin and MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg, which returns to the competition for the first time since the 2007-08 campaign. Read more here.

September 23, 2015 - Eurocup, Group A analysis
Regular Season Group A features six teams from five countries; Germany is the sole nation with two representatives in EWE Baskets Oldenburg and Telekom Baskets Bonn. Italy’s Dolomiti Energia Trento is the sole newcomer in the group. Read more here.

September 23, 2015 - Ramljak stays in Zadar
After he had to miss EuroBasket 2015 due to hand injury, Marko Ramljak joined practices of Zadar ahead of the forthcoming season and formalized the cooperation with signing a contract extension with the club from Visnjik. Read more here.

September 21, 2015 - Dinamo Sassari pens center Pellegrino to two-year deal
Dinamo Banco di Sardegna Sassari signed center Francesco Pellegrino to a two-year deal over the weekend. Pellegrino (2.11 meters, 24 years old) had already been training with the club and wore uniform number 7 in preseason games. He was sidelined last season due to injury. Read more here.

September 21, 2015 - Gasol headlines EuroBasket 2015 All-Star five
It was never in any doubt, but the EuroBasket 2015 MVP Award was officially handed over to Pau Gasol after he lifted Spain to the gold medal against Lithuania on Sunday. The 35-year-old Chicago Bulls star had produced one of the great tournament performances in Berlin and then Lille. Read more here.

September 21, 2015 - EuroBasket 2015, gold medal game: Spain conquers gold!
Spain is the EuroBasket 2015 champion! Spain claimed its third gold medal in four editions - and its eighth medal since 1999 - by downing Lithuania 80-63 in the title game in Lille, France on Sunday. As many as 20 Turkish Airlines Euroleague and Eurocup players were on the two rosters. Read more here.

September 20, 2015 - EuroBasket 2015, bronze medal game: France gets another medal!
France conquered the bronze medal at EuroBasket 2015 by downing Serbia 81-68 in Lille on Sunday. France got its third consecutive EuroBasket medal - it won silver in 2011 and gold in 2013. Serbia missed the chance to get a EuroBasket medal for the first time since 2009. Read more here.

September 19, 2015 - EuroBasket 2015, Semifinals Day 2: Lithuania wins thriller to reach title game
Lithuania outlasted Serbia 64-67 in another EuroBasket 2015 semifinal thriller to reach the championship game, where Spain awaits in a rematch of the 2003 title game. Lithuania also clinched a ticket to next year’s Olympic Games. Read more here.

September 19, 2015 - Nikola Jankovic signed with Mega Leks
Mega Leks has officially gained a huge reinforcement in the paint, since the winner of 4 medals with youth selections of Serbia national team Nikola Jankovic signed with the club. He underwent the major part of preseason with Mega. Read more here.

September 18, 2015 - EuroBasket 2015, Semifinals Day 1: Spain beats France in OT thriller!
Spain will play for its third EuroBasket crown in four tournaments after ousting France 80-75 in an overtime thriller Thursday in Lille, France. Pau Gasol turned in a masterful performance with 40 points, 11 rebounds and 3 blocks to carry Spain. Read more here.

September 18, 2015 - Panathinaikos gets ready to repeat great China experience
Panathinaikos Athens is quickly finding a second home in China. The Greens will travel to The Celestial Empire at the end of the month to play exhibition games there for the second time in three years. Panathinaikos will face Zhejiang Lions on Monday, September 28 in Hangzhou. Read more here.

September 18, 2015 - Samardziski signed with Mega Leks
Macedonian center Predrag Samardziski signed a short term contract with Mega Leks. Macedonia national team member will join the practices of his team after returning from Switzerland where Mega will play two test games. Read more here.

September 17, 2015 - EuroBasket 2015, Quarterfinals Day 2: Serbia, Lithuania claim semifinal berths
Serbia pulled away in the fourth quarter to defeat the Czech Republic 89-75 and clinch a berth in the semifinals at EuroBasket 2015. Serbia will face Lithuania in semifinal. Zoran Erceg paced the winners with 20 points and Panathinaikos Athens center Miroslav Raduljica added 16. Read more here.

September 17, 2015 - Lietuvos Rytas inks teenage guard Pilauskas to long-term deal
Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius made a move with an eye on the future by signing teenage playmaker Aistis Pilauskas to a long-term contract. Pilauskas (1.88 meters, 17 years old) is a product of the Sarunas Marciulionis Basketball Academy. Read more here.

September 17, 2015 - Besiktas bolsters frontcourt with Radosevic
Besiktas JK Istanbul fortified its frontcourt by signing Leon Radosevic. The move comes after Lamont Hamilton suffered an injury that will sideline him for the preseason. Radosevic (2.08 meters, 25 years old) arrives from ALBA Berlin, with whom he averaged 9 points. Read more here.

September 17, 2015 - Vitkovac again with Partizan NIS
Cedomir Vitkovac is back in the ranks of the black and white and he agreed on a one year contract with the club from Humska. He will help the young team of Partizan NIS to achieve as good result as possible in the forthcoming season. Read more here.

September 17, 2015 - Petar Bozic new Partizan NIS head coach
Long time captain of Partizan NIS Petar Bozic is the new head coach of Partizan NIS. Over the past two seasons, Bozic has been an assistant coach in the coaching staff led by Dusko Vujosevic and before the forthcoming season he was named the head coach of the team from Humska. Read more here.

September 16, 2015 - Steaua adds size with Lee
Steaua CSM EximBank Bucharest bolstered its frontcourt by inking big man Gerald Lee to a one-year deal on Wednesday. Lee (2.08 meters, 27 years old) arrives from UCAM Murcia, where he averaged 3.7 points and 3.6 rebounds in 13 Spanish League games last season. Read more here.

September 16, 2015 - EuroBasket 2015, Quarterfinals Day 1: Spain, France set semifinal showdown
Spain is the first semifinalist of the EuroBasket 2015 after a hard-fought 73-71 quarterfinals win over Greece on Tuesday in Lille. Spain will play host nation France in the semis. Against the Greeks, Spain jumped ahead early on behind Pau Gasol and Sergio Llull. Read more here.

September 15, 2015 - Laboral Kutxa lands swingman Blazic
Laboral Kutxa Vitoria Gasteiz reached an agreement with swingman Jaka Blazic to work together for the next three seasons, the club announced Tuesday. Blazic arrives from Crvena Zvezda Telekom, where he averaged 9.1 points in 24 Turkish Airlines Euroleague games last season. Read more here.

September 15, 2015 - Jaramaz one year in Buducnost VOLI
Buducnost VOLI got another huge reinforcement for new season. A one year cooperation with Nemanja Jaramaz, who played for Polish side Turow last season is agreed between the two sides. He started playing basketball in Krusevac and afterwards played for Partizan NIS junior team. Read more here.

September 15, 2015 - EWE Baskets adds Prepelic to its backcourt
EWE Baskets Oldenburg added another piece to its backcourt, signing combo-guard Klemen Prepelic to a short-term deal, club announced on Monday. Prepelic (1.91 meters, 22 years old) arrives from Union Olimpija, were he averaged 7.2 points in Eurocup. Read more here.

September 15, 2015 - Jaka Blazic no longer at Crvena zvezda Telekom
Jaka Blazic, who has arrived to Crvena zvezda Telekom in the autumn of 2013 and has since then become one of the fans' favourites of the Belgrade team, leaves the ranks of the red and white after the two sides have mutually agreed to terminate their cooperation. Read more here.

September 14, 2015 - EuroBasket 2015, Eighthfinals Day 2: Serbia, Italy, Lithuania and Czech Rep. advance
Tomas Satoransky of FC Barcelona Lassa had a great all-round performance for Czech Republic, and Miroslav Raduljica paced Serbian attack against Finland. Alessandro Gentile of EA7 Emporio Armani Milan netted 27 points, leading Italy to a big win over Israel. Read more here.

September 14, 2015 - Venezuela wins first FIBA Americas Championship gold
In a comeback as unexpected as it was successful, Venezuela shocked Argentina to win the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship gold medal with a 76-71 victory on Sunday in Mexico City. It was the first continental title ever for Venezuela. Read more here.

September 13, 2015 - EuroBasket 2015, Eighthfinals Day 1: Latvia, Greece, Spain, France advance!
Day 1 of the eighthfinals saw Latvia, France, Spain and Greece qualify to the EuroBasket 2015 quarterfinals in Lille. On Tuesday, France will face Latvia while Greece will go against Spain. France beat Turkey 76-53 behind 15 points from Nando De Colo of CSKA Moscow. Read more here.

September 13, 2015 - Valencia brings back Stefansson
Valencia Basket reached an agreement with combo guard Jon Stefansson to work together for three months, the club announced Saturday. Stefansson arrives from Unicaja Malaga, where he averaged 5.1 points in 20 Turkish Airlines Euroleague games last season. Read more here.

September 13, 2015 - Todorovic two seasons with Igokea
Nemanja Todorovic signed a two year contract on cooperation with Igokea in the club's offices of the team from Aleksandrovac. Nemanja Todorovic is a 206 cm tall power forward born in Cacak, who proved himself playing for Borac. Read more here.

September 12, 2015 - Barcelona center Samuels could miss start of season
Off-season signing Samardo Samuels might not be able to start the season with FC Barcelona Lassa, his new Turkish Airlines Euroleague team. Barcelona announced Friday that Samuels (2.06 meters, 26 years old) had suffered a broken finger on his right, shooting hand. Read more here.

September 12, 2015 - Ludwigsburg re-signs big Waleskowski
MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg ensured that Adam Waleskowski will fortify its frontcourt for a third straight season when it signed the big man to a new contract. Waleskowski (2.03 meters, 32 years old) averaged 7.1 points and 3.4 rebounds in a straying role last season. Read more here.

September 11, 2015 - EuroBasket 2015, Day 6 roundup
The sixth and final day of group stage action at EuroBasket 2015 finished with sixteen teams heading to Lille, France, for the second round games over the weekend. France, Serbia and Greece advance with unblemished records and Lithuania was the winner of the other group. Read more here.

September 11, 2015 - FIBA Americas, Day 9: Ayon leads Mexico past Argentina
Gustavo Ayon had 38 points and 14 rebounds for the host nation Mexico which rallied from a double-digit deficit and bested the last unbeaten side Argentina, while Canada claimed the first place on the last day of the second stage of Fiba Americas 2015. Read more here.

September 11, 2015 - Sutjeska and Union Olimpija confirmed as ABA league members
KK Sutjeska and KK Union Olimpija are officially confirmed as the 13th and 14th participants in the 2015-16 season of the ABA League. Both mentioned clubs have fulfilled all required obligations for participation towards the league by the set deadline of 9 September. Read more here.

September 11, 2015 - Galatasaray lands standout scorer McCollum
Galatasaray added an elite scorer by signing Errick McCollum for the coming season. McCollum (1.88 meters, 27 years old), who led the 2013-14 Eurocup in scoring, set a Chinese Basketball Association record last season with an 82-point performance for the Zhejiang Golden Bulls. Read more here.

September 10, 2015 - EuroBasket 2015, Day 5 roundup
Serbia, France and Greece remained perfect at EuroBasket 2015 after Day 5 wins on Wednesday, but only Greece clinched first place in its group. In the remaining three groups, there will be direct head-to-head clashes for first place on Thursday, the final day of group stage action. Read more here.

September 10, 2015 - FIBA Americas, Day 8: Argentina stays perfect, Canada advances
Canada booked a place in the semifinals of FIBA Americas 2015 by downing previously undefeated Mexico 73-94 behind 17 points from Andrew Wiggins. Andrew Nicholson had 15 for Canada, which led 30-52 at halftime and never looked back. Read more here.

September 10, 2015 - Stefan Sinovec last Krka's reinforcement
Before the beginning of new season Krka strengthened its ranks with a new guard. New member of the team from Novo mesto is 27-year old and 195 cm tall Stefan Sinovec, who played ABA League with two clubs last season – Szolnoki Olaj and MZT Skopje Aerodrom. Read more here.

September 9, 2015 - EuroBasket 2015, Day 4 roundup
The Tuesday action at EuroBasket 2015 featured a total of six games, half of which were from Group B in Berlin, and the other half in Group C in Zagreb. The 12 teams competing in either Group A or Group D had rest days. All 24 teams will be in action once again on Wednesday. Read more here.

September 9, 2015 - FIBA Americas, Day 7: Mexico and Argentina advance
Host nation Mexico and Argentina each booked a place in the semifinals of FIBA Americas 2015. Mexico rallied late to edge Venezuela 70-73 and stay perfect in front of the home crowd. Venezuela had upset in the making, leading 48-37 midway through the third quarter. Read more here.

September 9, 2015 - Valencia's Diot to miss start of season with muscle tear
Valencia Basket guard Antione Diot will miss the start of the Eurocup season after suffering a leg injury with the French national team. Diot was ruled out of EuroBasket 2015 last week and travelled to Valencia to be further evaluated by club doctors. Read more here.

September 9, 2015 - Vujosević no longer Partizan NIS head coach
Partizan NIS announced that the decision of club's board was to terminate cooperation with head coach Dusko Vujosević and to give an opportunity to a new coach to test himself in the role of the senior team's tactician. Read more here.

September 8, 2015 - Bayern Munich lands Euroleague champ Rivers
FC Bayern Munich reached an agreement with swingman K.C. Rivers to work together until the end of the year, the club announced Tuesday. Rivers (1.96 meters, 28 years old) arrives from Real Madrid, to which he helped win the Turkish Airlines Euroleague title last season. Read more here.

September 8, 2015 - Zalgiris adds size with Vougioukas
Zalgiris Kaunas reached an agreement with center Ian Vougioukas to work together next season, the club announced Tuesday. Vougioukas (2.12 meters, 30 years old) arrives from ratiopharm Ulm, where he averaged 13.2 points and 3.6 rebounds in 18 German League games last season. Read more here.

September 8, 2015 - EuroBasket 2015, Day 3 roundup
Day three of EuroBasket 2015 will go down as a day to remember for some and a day to forget for others. There were only six games scheduled on Monday; it was a rest day for the six teams each in Group B in Berlin and Group C in Zagreb. Read more here.

September 8, 2015 - FIBA Americas, Day 6: Unbeaten Mexico and Argentina leave it late
Argentina, Canada, Venezuela and the host nation Mexico claimed victories to open the second round of FIBA Americas 2015. Argentina pulled out 90-87 win over Uruguay to improve to 5-0 on the tournament. Uruguay led 37-48 early in the third quarter. Read more here.

September 8, 2015 - Lokomotiv signs Broekhoff away from Besiktas
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar penned forward Ryan Broekhoff to a multi-year deal over the weekend. The Australian arrives from Besiktas JK Istanbul, where he spent the past two seasons. Broekhoff averaged 10.9 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.3 steals in 16 Eurocup games last season. Read more here.

September 7, 2015 - EuroBasket 2015, Day 2 roundup
The second day of action at EuroBasket 2015 action in four European cities saw seven teams stay unbeaten: France, Israel and Poland in Group A, Serbia in Group B, Greece in Group C, and Lithuania and the Czech Republic in Group D. Read more here.

September 7, 2015 - Darussafaka Dogus adds a champ in Slaughter
A reigning Turkish Airlines Euroleague champion is joining a competition newcomer following the announcement that Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul has signed big man Marcus Slaughter for the next two seasons. Slaughter (2.04 meters, 30 years old) arrives from Real Madrid. Read more here.

September 7, 2015 - Strasbourg puts Golubovic in the paint
Strasbourg put extra size and skill in its frontcourt on Sunday by signing experienced center Vladimir Golubovic to a short-term contract until the end of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season. Golubovic arrives from Unicaja Malaga, where he averaged 6.6 points. Read more here.

September 7, 2015 - Valencia Basket adds veteran Trias
Valencia Basket will have added experience in its frontcourt after announcing on Sunday the arrival of veteran power forward Jordi Trias, a former Turkish Airlines Euroleague champion. Trias (2.06 meters, 34 years old) won the Euroleague title in 2010 with FC Barcelona. Read more here.

September 6, 2015 - EuroBasket 2015, Day 1 roundup
EuroBasket 2015 got off to a thrilling start on Saturday as the action started in all four host cities - Berlin, Germany; Montpellier, France; Riga, Latvia; and Zagreb, Croatia. Jan Vesely of Fenerbahce Istanbul paced Czech Republic to a big win over Estonia. Read more here.

September 6, 2015 - FIBA Americas, Day 5: Ayon stars as Mexico stays unbeaten
Mexico and Argentina each improved to 4-0 records at the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship, remaining undefeated while moving to the second round of the Group Phase. In Friday action, Andres Nocioni and Facundo Campazzo helped lead Argentina to 68-77 win over Venezuela. Read more here.

September 4, 2015 - Eurobasket 2015 preview
Turkish Airlines Euroleague and Eurocup stars will be front and center when EuroBasket 2015 tips off Saturday in four countries, with more than 137 of them competing in the signature tournament of the off-season. Twenty-four teams will go for glory in the 15-day tourney. Read more here.

September 4, 2015 - EuroBasket 2015 Officially Opened in Zagreb
President of the Republic of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic and FIBA Europe President Turgay Demirel jointly declared EuroBasket 2015 open during a Ceremony in the Croatian capital Zagreb on Thursday evening. Read more here.

September 4, 2015 - Renaldas Seibutis joins Zalgiris
Lithuanian champ Zalgiris Kaunas announced on Friday the addition of guard Renaldas Seibutis for the next season with an option for another. Seibutis (1.98 meters, 30 years old) arrives from Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul, where last season he averaged 11.8 points. Read more here.

September 3, 2015 - Krasny Oktyabr signs Italian League MVP Mitchell
Krasny Oktyabr Volgograd bolstered its attack by signing small forward Tony Mitchell. In a corresponding move, the club also announced that the contract with small forward Quinton Hosley has been terminated by mutual consent. Mitchell was named the Italian league MVP last season. Read more here.

September 3, 2015 - Tepic left Partizan NIS for PAOK
Partizan NIS parted ways with Milenko Tepic, who decided to move to PAOK from Thessaloniki before the beginning of next season. Tepic, was one of the key players of the black and white squad last season and averaged 6.9 points. Read more here.

September 3, 2015 - Protic moved to MZT
MZT Skopje Aerodrom is stronger for a new point guard – Nemanja Protic. The player arrived to Jane Sandanski arena from Valjevo, where he played for Metalac Farmakom last season. Protic arrived to Metalac midway through the 2014-15 season and appeared in 9 ABA League games. Read more here.

September 3, 2015 - Maric back in ABA with Buducnost VOLI
Buducnost VOLI gained a huge reinforcement for the forthcoming season for their frontcourt. A new member of the Podgorica side is Australia senior national team center Aleksandar Maric, who arrives to Moraca from Spain, where he previously played for Herbalife Gran Canaria. Read more here.

September 2, 2015 - Steaua signs veteran guard Rasic
Steaua CSM EximBank Bucharest signed veteran guard Aleksandar Rasic for the 2015-16 season, the club announced Wednesday. Rasic (1.95 meters, 31 years old) arrives from Turkish side Torku Konyaspor, for whom he averaged 9.1 points and 3.3 assists per game last season. Read more here.

September 2, 2015 - Ludwigsburg brings rookie guard Cotton aboard
MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg signed rookie guard Tekele Cotton for the coming season. Cotton (1.88 meters, 22 years old) will make his professional basketball debut with Ludwigsburg after playing four seasons of college basketball at Wichita State University. Read more here.

September 2, 2015 - Lokomotiv Kuban gets bigger with Claver
Lokomotiv Kuban bolstered its frontline for the coming season by signing forward Victor Claver, the club announced Wednesday. Claver (2.06 meters, 27 years old) started last season playing with Portland in the NBA, before joining Khimki Moscow Region, where he finished the season. Read more here.

September 1, 2015 - Gran Canaria inks center Galdikas
Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas picked up a true interior force by signing Ovidijus Galdikas over the weekend. Galdikas (2.18 meters, 26 years old) arrives from Polish side Asseco Gdynia. He averaged 11.2 points on 73.9% shooting and led the Polish League with 10.5 rebounds. Read more here.

September 1, 2015 - Galatasaray completes signing of former Euroleague champ Dorsey
Galatasaray Istanbul completed the signing of former Euroleague champion Joey Dorsey on Monday when the player took his physical in Istanbul. Dorsey (2.03 meters, 31 years old) won the 2012 Turkish Airlines Euroleague crown in the same city with Olympiacos Piraeus. Read more here.

September 1, 2015 - AEK Athens pens scoring prodigy Atic to six-year deal
AEK Athens penned scoring prodigy Edin Atic to a six year contract on Monday. Atic (2.01 meters, 18 year old) arrives from Spars Sarajevo with whom he was named to the all-tournament team at the ADIDAS NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT in May in Madrid. Read more here.


September 1, 2015 - ALBA Berlin brings on Cherry at guard
ALBA Berlin has strengthened its backcourt by adding point guard Will Cherry for next season. Cherry (1.85 meters, 25 years old) comes off a solid debut in Europe last season, when he played with Zalgiris Kaunas. In the Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Cherry was a part-time starter. Read more here.

September 1, 2015 - Maccabi and power forward Randle reconnect
After just two months apart, Maccabi Tel Aviv and power forward Brian Randle are reunited. Randle passed a physical on Tuesday in Tel Aviv and signed a new contract with the club for whom he starred last season. In between, Randle had joined another Turkish Airlines Euroleague club. Read more here.

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