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  News archive September 2016

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September 30, 2016 - Maccabi's Segev, out four months due to foot injury
Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv forward Itay Segev is expected to miss the upcoming four seasons of competition due to a broken foot, the club announced. Segev (2.04 meters, 21 years old) suffered the injury in the last minute of a preseason game on Thursday evening against Nahariya. Read more here.

September 30, 2016 - Mornar will play in the FIBA Basketball Champions League
In the 2nd leg of the FIBA Basketball Champions League Qualifications, Mornar scored a convincing win over Igokea and grabbed a ticket for the Group Stage. They needed to win this match by 3 points or more... They won it by 23 points margin! Read more here.

September 30, 2016 - They are still the kings of thrillers - Mega prevailed over Olimpija
It happened again already on the 1st day of the new season! In the super exciting match in Sremska Mitrovica, Mega Leks triumphed over Union Olimpija. Blaz Mesicek missed a shot that could have brought a win the away crew. Read more here.

September 30, 2016 - Break at the start - Buducnost stun Cedevita
Superb start of the season for Buducnost VOLI who downed Cedevita on the road! David Stockton on one side and Marcus Williams & Nemanja Vranjes on the other marked the ABA League 2016-17 opener. Vranjes scored 22 points and had the overall index rating of 25. Read more here.

September 29, 2016 - Khimki adds Pullen for start of season
Khimki Moscow Region added another weapon to its backcourt by signing veteran guard Jacob Pullen. The contract is for one month with an option to extend it for the rest of the season. Pullen (1.85 meters, 26 years old) arrives from Cedevita Zagreb. Read more here.

September 29, 2016 - ABA league Regular season, Round 1
Here we are, new season in Regional ABA league is right here. New season, new excitements. Crvena zvezda mts is trophy defender and it will be more than interesting to see if they will be able to win league title in this season again. Read more here.

September 28, 2016 - CSKA dominates in China Tour opener
Despite missing two of its stars, Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champion CSKA Moscow put on a show of dominance to open the Euroleague Basketball China Tour on Wednesday, defeating Chinese Basketball Association champ Sichuan Blue Whales 49-92 in Chengdu. Read more here.

September 28, 2016 - 2016-17 participants announced for EUROLEAGUE BASKETBALL ADIDAS NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT qualifiers
Euroleague Basketball is proud to announce that 32 clubs are set to mount a run for their own U18 continental title with the unveiling Wednesday of all the 2016-17 EUROLEAGUE BASKETBALL ADIDAS NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT qualifiers and participating teams. Read more here.

September 28, 2016 - Igokea win 1st round of the clash vs. Mornar
The round 1 of the clash between two ABA League teams went to the home side. In the 1st leg of the FIBA Basketball Champions League Qualifications, Igokea scored a narrow win over Mornar, but everything will be decided in the 2nd leg which will be played in Bar on Thursday. Read more here.

September 28, 2016 - Mladen Pantic joined Mornar
Mornar Bar have strengthened their roster ahead of the beginning of the ABA League season, by adding big man Mladen Pantic to their frontcourt. Mladen Pantic is coming to Bar from Romania, where he played for Craiova last season. Read more here.

September 27, 2016 - Historic season to culminate with 2017 Final Four in Istanbul
A world-class city that witnessed two of pro basketball's most spectacular season-ending shots ever will have the same opportunity again next spring when the 2017 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four returns to Istanbul, Turkey, Euroleague Basketball announced on Tuesday. Read more here.

September 27, 2016 - Maj Kovacevic signed with Zadar
Zadar signed a one-year contract with 26-year old guard Maj Kovacevic, who has proven his qualities at the recently concluded Zadar Dogus Basketball Tournament, where Zadar won the third place. 196 cm tall Kovacevic, who plays at the positions 1 and 2 played for Siroki last season. Read more here.

September 27, 2016 - Dominion Bilbao Basket adds Llorente at point
Dominion Bilbao Basket fortified its backcourt with the signing of points guard Sergio Llorente for the remainder of the season. Llorente (1.85 meters, 26 years old) joined the club for preseason training and impressed the training staff so much that it was decided to sign him for the season. Read more here.

September 27, 2016 - Euroleague Basketball officials spend weekend prepping new season
The 25th Clinic for Euroleague Basketball Officials took place over the weekend in Belgrade, Serbia with 75 participants fine-tuning all the officiating details ahead of a breakthrough 2016-17 season in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague and the 7DAYS EuroCup. Read more here.

September 26, 2016 - Home favourites triumph in UMMC Cup
UMMC Ekaterinburg sparked a party in their home city after they beat Nadezhda Orenburg Region to lift the UMMC Cup. The outcome proved to be the same, with UMMC taking a 75-65 victory which was underpinned by a combined 40 points from Nika Baric and Alba Torrens. Read more here.

September 26, 2016 - Vadeeva leads Dynamo Kursk to Governor's Cup success
Teenage sensation Maria Vadeeva has underlined why there is so much excitement about her arrival in EuroLeague Women after guiding Dynamo Kursk to a Governor's Cup triumph. The Russian national team ace was handed the MVP accolade at the event. Read more here.

September 25, 2016 - Ognjen Carapic signed with Mega Leks
Montenegro U20 national team member Ognjen Carapic is the new reinforcement of Mega Leks, since he signed his first ever professional contract with the club from Sremska Mitrovica. Carapic arrived to Mega from Buducnost VOLI. Read more here.

September 25, 2016 - Herbalife Gran Canaria is the Spanish Supercup champion
Herbalife Gran Canaria is the Spanish Supercup champion! Gran Canaria won its first official title by downing FC Barcelona Lassa 79-59 in Vitoria, Spain on Saturday. Bo McCalebb led the winners with 15 points. Darko Planinic added 12 while Eulis Baez had 11 for Gran Canaria. Read more here.

September 24, 2016 - Unicaja tabs big man N'Diaye
Unicaja Malaga has made a sizeable late addition to its roster by signing center Hamady N'Diaye for the upcoming 7DAYS EuroCup season. N'Diaye (2.13 meters, 29 years old) arrives from Mighty Sports of the Philippines, where he has played until this week. Read more here.

September 23, 2016 - Perfumerias Avenida secure sixth Spanish SuperCup title
Perfumerias Avenida have given a glimpse of the firepower they will have in EuroLeague Women this season after riding to another Spanish SuperCup success. The locals revelled in seeing their favourites complete a comfortable and high scoring 93-80 triumph against IDK Gipuzkoa. Read more here.

September 23, 2016 - Hosts shine at Citta Di Schio Tournament
Beretta Famila Schio have warmed up for the Italian SuperCup Final by taking two comfortable wins on their home floor. Head coach Miguel Mendez and his players posted a pair of victories which will increase confidence as they turn attention to facing EuroCup Women newcomers ASD Pol. Read more here.

September 23, 2016 - Chevakata look to raise the bar with Radocaj
Chevakata Vologda have given themselves a major boost ahead of next month's vital EuroCup Women Qualifier by landing Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Tamara Radocaj. The guard was part of Serbia's historic accomplishment on Brazilian soil. Read more here.

September 23, 2016 - Bouderra brings up major landmark for Flammes Carolo Basket
It's turning out to be quite a year for Amel Bouderra after answering an SOS call from her country for Rio 2016 and is now ready to celebrate a decade with Flammes Carolo Basket by re-entering EuroCup Women. Read more here.

September 23, 2016 - Tartu tie signals start of Donar’s new European plan
Donar Groningen head coach Erik Braal led the club to its fifth Dutch league crown during his first season in charge and has set higher goals for his second year which officially tips off next week, when the Dutch champions take on BC Tartu in QR 1 of the Basketball Champions League. Read more here.

September 23, 2016 - Coach Moretti warns Varese’s glorious past will not defeat Benfica
Pallacanestro Varese head coach Paolo Moretti cannot wrap his head around the suggestion that his team, the holders of seven European and three intercontinental trophies, is almost axiomatically certain of playing in the inaugural Basketball Champions League Regular Season. Read more here.

September 23, 2016 - Perwas named interim Skyliners coach as Herbert takes medical leave
The familiar to any Fraport Skyliners fan lean figure of long-serving head coach Gordon Herbert will not be pacing the sidelines as the Group A participants commence new season in Germany and is unlikely to be back for the initial games of the Basketball Champions League Regular Season. Read more here.

September 22, 2016 - Champs bring on big man Ayres
CSKA Moscow announced the arrival of big man Jeff Ayres for the next two months. Ayres spent last season in the D-League with the Los Angeles D-Fenders, where he averaged 16.2 points, 9.5 rebounds and 2.2 assists, earning him a spot in the All-NBA D-League First Team. Read more here.

September 22, 2016 - Karpos Sokoli ink Zoran Vrkic for the upcoming season
With less than 10 days before the start of the new ABA League campaign Karpos Sokoli became stronger for one more player. The club from Skopje announced the arrival of experienced forward Zoran Vrkic. He comes from Spain, where she played for San Sebastian in the previous season. Read more here.

September 21, 2016 - Ognjen Dobric will spend next 4 years in Crvena zvezda mts
Crvena zvezda mts have signed a multi-year contract with one more player from their basketball school. Ognjen Dobric will wear the red & white jersey in the next 4 years. Dobric (22 years, 200 cm) usually plays as shooting guard or small forward. Read more here.

September 21, 2016 - ABA League j.t.d. Assembly session – everything is set for start of 2016-17 season
ABA League j.t.d. Assembly has, at its session, held on 21 September 2016 in Zagreb, in the hotel International, agreed upon several decisions with a goal of further progress of the competition and successful start of the 2016-17 season. Read more here.

September 21, 2016 - Union Olimpija adds power forward Mladjan
Union Olimpija Ljubljana bolstered its frontcourt by inking power forward Marko Mladjan to a one-year deal on Wednesday. Mladjan (2.05 meters, 23 years old) arrives from BBC Monthey, where he averaged 16.4 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 32 Swiss League games last season. Read more here.

September 21, 2016 - Baskonia tabs rookie shooter Cooney
Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz has signed rookie shooting guard Trevor Cooney to a two-month deal with a team option to extend the contract for the remainder of the season. Cooney (1.93 meters, 24 years old) had spent the past month on trial with Baskonia. Read more here.

September 20, 2016 - Filip takes Tango Bourges Basket to early silverware
It may only be a pre-season trophy but beating EuroLeague Women and domestic rivals Villeneuve d’Ascq at L’Open Roannais is a big deal for a new-look Tango Bourges Basket. Diandra Tchatchouang showed she is back on top form. Read more here.

September 20, 2016 - Good Angels Kosice take CCC International Cup
Good Angels Kosice may me dropping into EuroCup Women this season, but they are showing they still have the kind of quality to beat EuroLeague Women opponents after landing the CCC International Cup. Read more here.

September 19, 2016 - Guaros de Lara claim FIBA Intercontinental Cup
Defending Liga de las Americas champions Guaros de Lara have defeated FIBA Europe Cup champions Fraport Skyliners 74-69 in front of a sold-out Fraport Arena on Sunday afternoon. American Graham was a worthy recipient of the MVP accolades, producing a game-high 19 points. Read more here.

September 19, 2016 - Maccabi's Goudelock may miss EuroLeague opener
Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv announced that one of its biggest off-season signings, scoring ace Andrew Goudelock, may miss the start of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season with a leg injury. Goudelock underwent testing on Monday that revealed a partial tear in a thigh muscle. Read more here.

September 19, 2016 - Barcelona's Koponen hospitalized after traffic accident
FC Barcelona Lassa announced on Monday morning that newly arrived guard Petteri Koponen had been involved in a traffic accident in the city on Sunday and is hospitalized, under observation, for cranioencephalic trauma. Koponen, 28, arrived to Barcelona this summer. Read more here.

September 19, 2016 - Euroleague Basketball organizes its first international coaches clinic in China
For the first time ever, Euroleague Basketball will be organizing an international coaches clinic in China as part of the 2016 Euroleague Basketball China Tour. Defending EuroLeague champion CSKA Moscow will travel to play against the defending CBA champion Sichuan Blue Whales. Read more here.

September 17, 2016 - Skyliners host Guaros in FIBA Intercontinental Cup
The latest battle of Europe and South America in the FIBA Intercontinental Cup will be waged this weekend in Germany when FIBA Europe Cup winners Fraport Skyliners host Guaros de Lara in Frankfurt. Read more here.

September 17, 2016 - Maccabi Bnot Ashdod piling talent high with Doron and Abdi
Having already assembled a high quality roster for this season’s return to EuroCup Women, Maccabi Bnot Ashdod have made two more stellar signings with the addition of Shay Doron and Farhiya Abdi. Read more here.

September 17, 2016 - Success for Samsun Canik Belediye in pre-season tournament
Samsun Canik Belediye are celebrating a confidence-boosting success at the Vasilis Sakopoulos International Tournament after they edged out fellow EuroCup Women competitors Sparta&K M.R. Vidnoje en-route to the title. Read more here.

September 16, 2016 - Skyliners stay true to philosophy, re-load with more youth
Fraport Skyliners embark on the world stage this weekend when they host Guaros de Lara in this year's FIBA Intercontinental Cup. Game is great opportunity for the German side, last season's FIBA Europe Cup winners who have remained true to their philosophy and re-loaded with more youth. Read more here.

September 16, 2016 - Eisvogel USC Freiburg ready to jump into EuroCup Women
The excitement is building and the countdown is firmly on for German rookies Eisvogel USC Freiburg as they prepare for their crunch EuroCup Women 2017 Qualifier next month. The newbies face a tough assignment to make it through to the Regular Season. Read more here.

September 15, 2016 - CCC Polkowice preparation enthuses Czeczuro ahead of return to EuroLeague Women
When CCC Polkowice dip their toes back into EuroLeague Women next month they will have to be at their very best to make the kind of impact they made on their last adventure in the competition. That culminated in a first ever Final Eight spot in Ekaterinburg. Read more here.

September 15, 2016 - Novica Velickovic to remain with Partizan NIS
Novica Velickovic officially put his signature on a new agreement with Partizan NIS. He finished the last season at Partizan NIS and this season we will see him again wearing the black and white jersey with number 12 on it. Read more here.

September 15, 2016 - Peak Sport and Spalding join, KIA Motors extends commitment to the ABA League family
We are proud to announce that renowned and well established brands in the world of basketball Peak Sport and Spalding will join the ABA League family as of the 2016-17 season. Also, ABA League and KIA Motors agreed to continue facing the new challenges together. Read more here.

September 13, 2016 - Lietkabelis Panevezys adds playmaker Williams
Lietkabelis Panevezys fortified its backcourt ahead of its debut 7DAYS EuroCup by signing Lorenzo Williams for the remainder of the season. Williams had been on trial with the club for two weeks and proved to be just what management and the coaching staff were looking for. Read more here.

September 12, 2016 - Galatasaray puts Pleiss in the paint
Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul reacted quickly to fill its need for a big man under the rims by signing a one-year deal with center Tibor Pleiss. A veteran of five Turkish Airlines EuroLeague seasons, Pleiss arrives days after Galatasaray parted ways with center Nenad Krstic last week. Read more here.

September 12, 2016 - ALBA gets bigger with Gaffney, Carter
ALBA Berlin bolstered its front line ahead of the 7DAYS EuroCup season by bringing in forwards Tony Gaffney and Paul Carter. Gaffney has signed a one year deal with an option for another season, and Carter has signed a short-term three-month contract. Read more here.

September 12, 2016 - TSV 1880 Wasserburg warming up nicely after Trutnov Cup success
TSV 1880 Wasserburg look like they will start the season full of confidence after they swept their way to the 2016 Trutnov Cup. The German champions took the victory they needed in this important pre-season tournament against Hradec Kralove. Read more here.

September 12, 2016 - Kobryn keeps Krakow Cup in Wisla Can-Pack cabinet
Ewelina Kobryn was crowned MVP of the Krakow Cup as host club Wisla Can-Pack celebrated retaining their trophy at the pre-season showdown involving a trio of EuroCup Women entrants. Superior quality of the only EuroLeague Women club on show was evident as Kobryn poured in 27 points. Read more here.

September 11, 2016 - American point guard Torey Tomas moved to MZT Skopje Aerodrom
Torey Thomas has become the new point guard of MZT Skopje Aerodrom, as he has signed a one year deal on cooperation with the Skopje ABA League side. The experienced point guard that is also familiar to the ABA League fans, due to his time spent in Belgrade with Partizan NIS. Read more here.

September 11, 2016 - Luka Tomas is the new Zadar player
The youngest member of basketball family Tomas has agreed on a four-year contract with Zadar. The 1999-born player will play for both Zadar senior and junior teams next season. Luka Tomas is set to arrive in Zadar from his hometown club KK Radnik Krizevci. Read more here.

September 10, 2016 - Maccabi FOX finalizes frontcourt with Iverson
Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv added another big, athletic body to the paint by signing center Colton Iverson on Friday. Iverson (2.13 meters, 27 years old) arrives from Pinar Karsiyaka Izmir where last season he posted 9.9 points and 4.9 rebounds in Turkish Airlines EuroLeague action. Read more here.

September 10, 2016 - Galatasaray pens Preldzic to two-year deal
Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul added another veteran weapon with the signing of forward Emir Preldzic, who enters his 10th EuroLeague season. The sides agreed to a two-year deal. Preldzic (2.06 meters, 29 years old) arrives from Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul. Read more here.

September 10, 2016 - Galatasaray and center Krstic part ways
Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul announced Friday that Nenad Krstic will not continue with the team. The reigning EuroCup champion signed the two-time All-EuroLeague center in June after Krstic had missed the entire 2015-16 season due to a knee injury. Read more here.

September 10, 2016 - TTT Riga wrap up roster with return of influential Carter
TTT Riga have put the finishing touches to their roster for EuroCup Women 2017 by cementing the return of the influential Sydney Carter who was their standout player last season. The all-action Texan averaged a fruitful 15.9 points per game last season in 10 outings in the competition. Read more here.

September 9, 2016 - Lietkabelis adds depth with forward Tarolis
Ahead of its 7DAYS EuroCup debut, Lietkabelis Panevezys added depth to its roster signing a three year deal with young forward Donatas Tarolis, club announced on Friday. Tarolis (2.02 meters, 22 years old) has played last season with Arkadia Traiskirchen Lions in Austrian League. Read more here.

September 9, 2016 - Cavigal Nice Basket 06 ready for historic step
The pieces are falling into place for rookie entrants Cavigal Nice Basket 06 as they prepare to write the opening chapter of their first ever EuroCup Women adventures. They will take to the court next month in what will be a historical moment as they compete in Group G of Conference 2. Read more here.

September 9, 2016 - Rio pair Stankovic and Snytsina key for rookies
Very much the surprise package of last season in Turkish basketball, Hatay Buyuksehir are now six weeks away from a EuroLeague Women debut. Their best-ever domestic finish last season has paved the way for a first taste of playing against the continent’s elite clubs. Read more here.

September 9, 2016 - Igor Maric signed with Zadar
Igor Maric has officially become the new member of Zadar. The club agreed on a one-year deal with the experienced 31-year old shooting guard. Maric spent the previous two seasons in Slovakia with Previdza, with which he became the Slovakian national champion last season. Read more here.

September 8, 2016 - Crvena Zvezda brings Bjelica home
Milko Bjelica will return to his boyhood club after a decade away. Crvena Zvezda mts announced Thursday that it had signed the big man to a two-year deal. Bjelica (2.07 meters, 32 years old) is a product of the Crvena Zvezda youth system and played five seasons for its pro team. Read more here.

September 8, 2016 - Crvena Zvezda extends contracts with Jovic, Mitrovic
Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade announced on Thursday that two of the team's leaders, point guard Stefan Jovic and power forward Luka Mitrovic, have extended their contracts with the Serbian champion for another season, until summer of 2018. Read more here.

September 7, 2016 - New American players at Karpos Sokoli
The ABA League newcomers Karpos Sokoli have extended their roster for the forthcoming sason by adding two Americans – Lamont Mack and Kendrick Perry. Mack plays at the power forward position and he is coming in to Skopje from France, where he played for Le Havre. Read more here.

September 7, 2016 - Nantes Reze chasing down familiar regular season spot
After six successive regular season campaigns, Nantes Reze find themselves in unfamiliar territory as they contemplate having to navigate the EuroCup Women 2017 Qualifiers. The French side will be favourites to advance when they match-up against Amsterdam Angels. Read more here.

September 6, 2016 - Stefan Pot signed with Partizan NIS
Stefan Pot is the new member of Partizan NIS. The newcomer has been practicing with the rest of the team since the beginning of training camp and he also made the appearances at the preseason games. He agreed with the club on one-year cooperation. Read more here.

September 5, 2016 - Ulm inks forward Sutton short-term
Ratiopharm Ulm filled a need on its roster by inking forward Dominique Sutton to a two-month deal, with an option to extend contract until the end of the year, club announced on Monday. Sutton (1.96 meters, 29 years old) comes as a replacement for the injured Augustine Rubit. Read more here.

September 5, 2016 - Lokomotiv signs scoring ace Rochestie
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar added more offensive firepower to its team for the next season by signing former Alphonso Ford Top Scorer Trophy winner Taylor Rochestie, club announced on Monday. Rochestie (1.85 meters, 31 years old) arrives from Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv. Read more here.

September 5, 2016 - Maccabi Bnot Ashdod ready to enjoy return
Israeli champions and Cup winners Maccabi Bnot Ashdod have every right to eye up top spot in Group A as they make a return to EuroCup Women for 2016-17. Playing in the competition two years ago, Maccabi Ashdod made it all the way to the Semi-Finals. Read more here.

September 5, 2016 - Samsun Canik Belediye banking on experience to make history
Samsun Canik Belediye will dip their toes back into EuroCup Women waters for a second time this season and hoping that some vital experience can improve on their first campaign. It’s some seven years since the club’s only previous foray in the competition. Read more here.

September 4, 2016 - Shawn James new Buducnost VOLI center
Buducnost VOLI got a huge reinforcement at the center position. The Podgorica side signed a one-year contract on cooperation with experienced center Shawn James, former captain of Maccabi, who used to play for Bilbao, Olympiacos and Eskisehir Basket. Read more here.

September 3, 2016 - Panathinaikos inks champ Nichols
Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens bolstered its roster ahead of the upcoming Turkish Airlines EuroLeague campaign with the addition of forward Demetris Nichols who arrives from the reigning champion CSKA Moscow where he spent the past two seasons. Read more here.

September 3, 2016 - EuroCup Board & General Assembly Meetings held in Barcelona ahead of the 2016-17 season
The clubs and domestic leagues that are registered to participate in the 2016-17 7DAYS EuroCup met on Friday in Barcelona at the competition's General Assembly to discuss the current situation in European basketball. Read more here.

September 3, 2016 - Khimki adds Boungou-Colo to the mix
Two-time 7DAYS EuroCup champion Khimki Moscow Region bolstered its roster ahead of the upcoming campaign with the addition of forward Nobel Boungou-Colo, who inked a one-year deal, club announced on Friday. Boungou-Colo (2.02 meters, 28 years old) arrives from Limoges CSP. Read more here.

September 3, 2016 - Union Olimpija closes roster with Jefferson, Shashkov
Union Olimpija Lubljana put an end to the week closing the roster with the addition of Brandon Jefferson and Semen Shashkov. Jefferson (1.75 meters, 25 years old) arrives from Phoenix Hagen of Germany last season, and he averaged 13.5 points, 2.9 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game in the German League. Read more here.

September 2, 2016 - Partizan steamroller lays new tracks in Basketball Champions League
The Steamroller is ready for another epic European ride. Partizan KK might have been among the last teams to join the Basketball Champions League (BCL), but they are not lacking in ambition whatsoever ahead of the competition's inaugural season. Read more here.

September 2, 2016 - YDUBGD making serious moves to become a powerhouse
If there is one team who look to be rocketing skywards on paper ahead of the new season then it’s YDUBGD as they contemplate a potential first-ever EuroCup Women campaign. They made the most recent of a string of signings when they landed Quanitra Hollingsworth. Read more here.

September 2, 2016 - Milovanovic still having her dreams made true
Milovanovic is floating on 'cloud nine' and pinching herself after an astonishing 12 months which have bordered on being something that fairy tales are made of. She's been crowned a EuroBasket Women champion, made Olympic debut and returned from Rio with a historic bronze medal. Read more here.

September 2, 2016 - Lietuvos Rytas brings in Fisher
On Thursday afternoon, Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius made official the addition of guard Corey Fisher for a one-yer deal. Fisher (1.85 meters, 28 years old) arrives from Guaros de Lara of Venezuela, with which he won the Americas Cup last season. Read more here.

September 1, 2016 - Excitement builds as Gdynia prepares for a return to European competition
The days, hours, minutes and seconds are being counted down by the fans at Basket 90 Gdynia as they prepare for a return to European club competition after an agonising hiatus of five years. Gdynia is a name synonymous with the women’s game across Europe. Read more here.

September 1, 2016 - Cedevita looks into future with Buljevic
Cedevita Zagreb made official the addition of young big man Lovro Buljevic for the upcoming years. Buljevic arrives from cross-town rivals Cibona. Buljevic played with the U18 Cibona Zagreb team in the 2013-14 edition of the ADIDAS NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT. Read more here.

September 1, 2016 - EuroBasket 2017 Qualifiers: Day 1, August 31
Wednesday marked the start of the EuroBasket 2017 Qualifiers that have 27 teams split into seven groups, and more than 40 players from different Turkish Airlines EuroLeague and 7DAYS EuroCup teams taking part. Qualifiers will determine 11 remaining spots. Read more here.

September 1, 2016 - Vladimir Stimac will continue career in Turkey
Vladimir Stimac parted ways with Crvena zvezda mts and signed contract with Besiktas. Stimac had a pretty amazing 2015-16 journey. He won the ABA League and the Serbian Championship with Crvena zvezda mts, while he helped the team qualify for the Euroleague quarterfinals. Read more here.

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