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  News archive September 2021

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September 30, 2021 - Baskonia adds Barrera temporarily
On the eve of the new season, Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz signed swingman Alex Barrera to a temporary contract on Wednesday. Barerra has spent a decade in the Spanish League playing for Joventut Badalona, his original club, as well as Manresa and Burgos. Read more here.

September 29, 2021 - UNICS defeated Zielona Gora in the Green Derby
The two teams associated with the green color started the new season in different ways: UNICS won  Lokomotiv-Kuban, Zielona Gora lost to CSKA. The favorite started with a 7:2, but the Poles responded with a series of effective offencive possessions performed by Devoe Joseph. Read more here.

September 29, 2021 -  AdmiralBet ABA League, Round 2
In the second round of the AdmiralBet ABA League season, Split are about to host Partizan NIS at home. For the second time in the opening two rounds, Split will play against a Belgrade powerhouse at the start of the 2021-22 AdmiralBet ABA League season. Read more here.

September 28, 2021 - Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Round 1
The wait is over. The 2021-22 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season is set to start with 18 teams fighting for the continental crown. To get there, the eventual champion must first survive the regular season – a round-robin, 34-game group stage. Read more here.

September 28, 2021 - AdmiralBet ABA League Round 1 MVP: Nikola Ivanovic, Crvena zvezda mts
We have the MVP of the 1st round of the season and it is Crvena zvezda mts Belgrade sniper Nikola Ivanovic. Ivanovic dominated the court in Aleksandar Nikolic Sports Hall in the game of his team against Split. Read more here.

September 28, 2021 - Virtus adds big man Sampson
Virtus Segafredo Bologna bolstered its frontcourt by inking forward Jakarr Sampson to a two-year contract, the club announced Monday. Sampson arrives from Indiana of the NBA, where he averaged 4.5 points and 2.6 rebounds in 30 games last season. Read more here.

September 27, 2021 - Virtus: Abass out with ACL injury
Virtus Segafredo Bologna announced that small forward Awudu Abass will undergo surgery on his right knee. Abass suffered the injury during his team's Italian League victory over Dolomiti Energia Trento and further exams showed it to be the anterior cruciate ligament. Read more here.

September 27, 2021 - Maccabi inks Lessort to short-term deal
Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv fortified its frontline by signing center Mathias Lessort to a short-term deal, the club announced Monday. The contract is for two months. Lessort will take over the role of Ante Zizic, who will miss the start of the season through injury. Read more here.

September 26, 2021 - Partizan pens Glas to three-year deal
Partizan NIS Belgrade announced on Sunday that it has signed shooting guard Gregor Glas for the next three-seasons. Glas (1.97 meters, 20 years old) had already played for Partizan in the preseason before signing his deal. Read more here.

September 25, 2021 - ASVEL brings in Gist until new year
One of the most prolific players of the last decade will join his seventh Turkish Airlines EuroLeague team with the announcement late Friday that LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne has added James Gist to its roster until December 31. Read more here.

September 25, 2021 - Maccabi's Zizic sidelined til November
Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv's starting center in 30 games last season, Ante Zizic, will miss the first month or more of the new one with a hamstring tear. Zizic was injured in the Israeli League's preseason cup tournament semifinal game against Maccabi Rishon LeZion. Read more here.

September 24, 2021 - AdmiralBet ABA League, Round 1
In the first game of the Admiral Bet ABA League 2021-22 season, Mornar - Barsko zlato will be hosting Cibona at home in their Topolica Sports Hall. All eyes of the basketball fans in the region will be turned to Bar. Read more here.

September 24, 2021 - Olympiacos extends forward Vezenkov
Olympiacos reached an agreement with versatile forward Sasha Vezenkov on a contract extension for two more years, until the end of the 2023-24 season. Vezenkov averaged 11.5 points on 43.0% three-point shooting in 31 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague games last season. Read more here.

September 23, 2021 - Nemanja Popovic pens a 3-year contract with Crvena zvezda mts
Nemanja Popovic has returned to Crvena zvezda mts as he signed a 3-year contract with the red-and-whites. This 19-year-old forward firstly arrived in Crvena zvezda mts in 2017 when he joined club’s youth selections. Read more here.

September 22, 2021 - Euroleague great Scola retires
Luis Scola, one of the most respected and acclaimed basketball players in the 21st century, has retired at the age of 41, finishing a professional career that spanned more than two decades. Scola was one of the first EuroLeague superstars when the competition started in 2000. Read more here.

September 20, 2021 - UNICS adds size with Brantley
UNICS Kazan bolstered its frontcourt by inking power forward Jarrell Brantley to a one-year deal, the club announced Monday. Brantley (2.01 meters, 25 years old) arrives from Utah of the NBA, where he averagecd 2.2 points in 30 games last season. Read more here.

September 20, 2021 - ASVEL: Morgan, three weeks out
LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne forward Raymar Morgan is set to be sidelined for three weeks due to a back injury. Morgan has a recurring back pain and is expected to be away from the court until mid-October. Read more here.

September 15, 2021 - Zvezda, Zirbes reunite
Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade added a familiar face to its frontcourt with the signing of Maik Zirbes, which the club announced on Wednesday. The contract is through the end of the calendar year with an option to extend it for the rest of the season. Read more here.

September 13, 2021 - Monaco brings in Will Thomas
Turkish Airlines EuroLeague newcomer AS Monaco, brought in some experience just a couple of weeks before the start of the 2021-22 season with the addition of big man Will Thomas to a two-year deal. Thomas (2.03 meters, 35 years old) arrives from Zenit St Petersburg. Read more here.

September 9, 2021 - Jonas Maciulis retires from basketball
Former EuroLeague champion Jonas Maciulis announced that his days of playing professional basketball have come to an end. Maciulis was born in Kaunas and started his career with Zalgiris, which he helped win the original EuroLeague Junior Tournament in 2003. Read more here.

September 8, 2021 - Milan extends All-Euroleague forward Shields
AX Armani Exchange Milan reached an agreement with small forward Shavon Shields to extend his contract until the end of the 2022-23 season. Shields averaged a team-high 13.8 points on 43.2% three-point shooting in 36 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague games last season. Read more here.

September 8, 2021 - Virtus adds guard Alexander
Virtus Segafredo Bologna strengthened its backcourt by inking guard Ty-Shon Alexander to a two-year deal with an option to stay longer, the club announced Wednesday. Alexander (1.93 meters, 23 years old) arrives from Canton of the G League. Read more here.

September 6, 2021 - ASVEL: Lacombe, out 6 weeks
LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne guard Paul Lacombe is set to miss the start of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season due to a finger injury. Lacombe's discolated left index finger required surgery and should keep him sidelined for six weeks. Read more here.

September 3, 2021 - Slask Wroclaw brings Justice to backcourt
Slask Wroclaw strengthened its backcourt by signing shooting guard Kodi Justice for the coming season. Justice (1.99 meters, 26 years old) arrives from Zadar, where he averaged 9.9 points and 1.4 assists in 17 Adriatic League games last season. Read more here.

September 2, 2021 - Hamburg closes roster with swingman Homesley
Hamburg Towers announced on Wednesday that swingman Caleb Homesley will complete the team's roster for its upcoming 7DAYS EuroCup debut. Homesley (1.98 meters, 24 years old) arrives from Erie of the NBA G League. Read more here.

September 1, 2021 - Ivan Marinkovic joins Borac on a 1-year deal
Borac have added another big man to their 2021-22 roster as they signed a 1-year contract with 27-year-old center Ivan Marinkovic. Marinkovic is a well-known face here in ABA League as he had played for numerous regional teams. Read more here.

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