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  News archive September 2022


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September 28, 2022 - Zvezda brings Raduljica back to the EuroLeague
Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade has announced the signing of Miroslav Raduljica on a two-year contract. Raduljica (2.13 meters, 34 years old) will once again play in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague after last appearing in the competition in 2016-17. Read more here.

September 26, 2022 - Mornar-Barsko zlato sign contract with Justin Pierce
The Bar troops added another excellent scorer to their 2022-23 roster. Mornar-Barsko zlato have completed another transfer as the orange-and-blue squad confirmed that they penned deal with American sharp shooter Justin Pierce. Read more here.

September 24, 2022 - Panathinaikos acquires small forward Ponitka
Panathinaikos Athens announced on Friday that it has signed small forward Mateusz Ponitka for the coming season. Ponitka (1.98 meters, 29 years old) comes off an impressive summer in which he led the Polish national team to the semifinal at EuroBasket 2022. Read more here.

September 24, 2022 - Barcelona locks up teenage center Nnaji
FC Barcelona announced on Friday it extended contract with center James Nnaji until the end of 2026-27 season. Nnaji (2.12 meters, 18 years old) already was signed until 2024, and now extended his contract for another three years. Read more here.

September 24, 2022 - Tyrell Jamal Nelson signed with Split
Tyrell Jamal Nelson, 27-year old center, 204 cm tall, born in Washington, is the new Split player. Tyrell Jamal Nelson used to play in Georgia, Finland and Ukraine, while he used to play for Limburg in Belgium last season. Read more here.

September 23, 2022 - Former MZT Skopje power forward Juan Davis pens deal with Zadar
Zadar announced that they have added one more player to their 2022-23 roster as they penned deal with former MZT Skopje Aerodrom power forward Juan Davis. The two sides signed a contract until the end of 2022 with an option to extend it until the end of the 2022-23 season. Read more here.

September 22, 2022 - Ulm adds Robinson to frontline
ratiopharm Ulm reinforced its frontline with the signing of big man Devin Robinson to a short-term deal. Robinson (2.03 meters, 27 years old) played last season for Tauyuan Pilots in the Japanese League. Read more here.

September 20, 2022 - Turk Telekom brings in Yagmur
Turk Telekom Ankara has made another addition to its roster after signing veteran point guard Mehmet Yagmur, who returns to the club he played for back in the 2010-11 season. Yagmur (1.88 meters, 35 years old) suited up for Besiktas during the last campaign. Read more here.

September 18, 2022 - Spain fend off France to capture fourth EuroBasket title
Spain made their fans sweat but reclaimed their spot atop the continent by defeating France 88-76 in the FIBA EuroBasket 2022 Final for the country's fourth title. Spain have now won four straight EuroBasket Finals after having lost their previous six title bouts. Read more here.

September 18, 2022 - Germany hold off Poland comeback to claim third place
Germany claimed the final spot on the podium at FIBA EuroBasket 2022 after they defeated Poland 82-69 with a strong finish in the Third Place Game, on Sunday. It's the first medal for Germany at EuroBasket since 2005 when they were runners-up to Greece. Read more here.

September 17, 2022 - France smash Poland's Cinderella dreams
France lived up to their favorite status by ending the fairytale run of Poland with a dominant 95-54 victory to reach the Final of the FIBA EuroBasket 2022. In front of a crowd of 11,563, the 2013 champions France took over in the second quarter. Read more here.

September 17, 2022 - Spain back in the Final after overcoming Schroder, soldout home crowd
Spain will contest their fourth FIBA EuroBasket Final in the last six editions after beating Germany 96-91. The three-time tournament winners overcame yet another double-digit deficit as they defied a game-high of 30 points from Dennis Schroder to set up a showdown with France. Read more here.

September 16, 2022 - Cedevita adds experienced scorer Harrison
Cedevita Olimpija Ljubljana has added experience and firepower to its roster by inking shooting guard Aaron Harrison to a short-term contract, the club announced on Thursday. Harrison (1.98 meters, 27 years old) arrives from Turk Telekom Ankara. Read more here.

September 15, 2022 - Poland knock out Slovenia: Ponitka triple-double sends reigning champs home
Poland pulled off one of the biggest upsets at FIBA EuroBasket 2022 as they survived a huge fightback from Slovenia to reach the Semi-Finals with a stunning 90-87 triumph against the winners of the 2017 edition of the competition. Read more here.

September 15, 2022 - France survive another overtime thriller to stay in title race
France put their faithful through another nailbiter but survived in overtime 93-85 over Italy to reach the Semi-Finals of the FIBA EuroBasket 2022. The 2013 European champions fended off a spirted Italian team that was looking for another upset after shocking Serbia in the Round of 16. Read more here.

September 15, 2022 - Euroleague Basketball names new leadership
EuroLeague icon Dejan Bodiroga becomes President and sports business leader Marshall Glickman Acting CEO. Founder Jordi Bertomeu departs 22 years after the inception of Euroleague Basketball. Read more here.

September 13, 2022 - Shengelia, Virtus reach new agreement
Big man Toko Shengelia and Virtus Segafredo Bologna have reached an agreement to extend their relationship until June of 2024, with an option for another season, the club announced on Tuesday. Read more here.

September 13, 2022 - Aaron White joins Buducnost VOLI
Buducnost VOLI have made a big signing just two weeks before the start of the new season as they penned deal with American forward Aaron White. White spent the previous season in Crvena zvezda mts with whom he won the 2021-22 AdmiralBet ABA League championship. Read more here.

September 13, 2022 - Germany's lights out show halts Giannis, Greece to reach Semi-Finals
Germany are back in the Semi-Finals at FIBA EuroBasket for the first time since 2005 after another scintillating display saw them defeat the Giannis Antetokounmpo-led Greece 107-96 in emphatic fashion. Read more here.

September 13, 2022 - Hernangomez brothers, Fernandez carry Spain into Semi-Finals
Spain proved their next generation can be among the best in Europe as well as the three-time winners reached the Semi-Finals of the EuroBasket 2022 with a 100-90 comeback victory over Finland. Sergio Scariolo guided Spain to their 11th consecutive top-four showing starting in 1999. Read more here.

September 11, 2022 - Stuff of dreams: Italy shock Serbia again
Italy gave Hollywood screenwriters a storyline for the ages in pulling off the first upset of the FIBA EuroBasket 2022 Round of 16 with a 94-86 shock over Serbia to reach the Quarter-Finals. Marco Spissu poured in 19 of his 22 points in the final 20 minutes. Read more here.

September 11, 2022 - Markkanen takeover: 43-point special sends Finland to the Quarter-Finals
Lauri Markkanen delivered a 43-point masterpiece to lead Finland to the Quarter-Finals as they defeated Croatia 94-86 behind a strong finish. It ends a 55-year wait for the Susijengi as they will compete in the last eight at EuroBasket for the first time since 1967. Read more here.

September 11, 2022 - Ponitka pushes Poland through to first EuroBasket Quarter-Final in 25 years
Poland advanced to the Quarter-Finals at FIBA EuroBasket for the first time since 1997 as they came through a tight battle to defeat Ukraine 94-86. AJ Slaughter - 24 points - had the hot hand in the first half, but Ponitka was a constant presence leading the team. Read more here.

September 11, 2022 - Schroder stars as hosts Germany hold off Montenegro to make last eight
Germany moved into the Quarter-Finals at FIBA EuroBasket 2022 after overcoming Montenegro for an 85-79 victory. They led by as many as 27 points as a dominant first half paved the way to making it back to the last eight, despite a valiant second-half effort from Montenegro. Read more here.

September 11, 2022 - Doncic, Slovenia roar into Quarter-Finals with late run over Belgium
Slovenia avoided a major upset with a strong fourth quarter in an 88-72 victory over Belgium, sending the reigning champions into the Quarter-Finals of the FIBA EuroBasket 2022. Luka Doncic carried his team with 35 points, 5 assists, 5 rebounds and 4 steals. Read more here.

September 10, 2022 - Joventut signs prospect Okeke on loan from Milan
Joventut Badalona has brought in Leonardo Okeke on loan from EA7 Emporio Armani Milan for the next two seasons, the club confirmed on Friday. Okeke (2.05 meters, 19 years old) is widely regarded as being one of the most exciting prospects in Italy. Read more here.

September 8, 2022 - No alarms, no surprises: Dominant Jokic, Serbia go 5-0 in Prague
Serbia were the clear favorite to win Group D, and they delivered with a perfect record,  two wins clear of everyone else. Nikola Jokic sat out the fourth quarter, and still was the best player in a 96-69 win over Poland on Thursday that concluded group action. Read more here.

September 8, 2022 - Czech Republic soar over Israel, claim last ticket to Berlin
Czech Republic had an amazing first half, but Israel all but erased a 19-point deficit in the third quarter to set up a thrilling finale. The group hosts went on a 13-0 fourth quarter that proved decisive, pushing them towards an 88-77 win that earned them a spot in the Round of 16. Read more here.

September 7, 2022 - Valencia secures playmaker Harper
Valencia Basket has strengthened its backcourt by inking point guard Jared Harper to a one-year deal, the club announced on Wednesday. Harper (1.78 meters, 24 years old) arrives from Birmingham of the G League. Read more here.

September 7, 2022 - London brings in Great Britain international Van Oostrum
The final touches to the London Lions roster are being made ahead of the start of the 2022-23 7DAYS EuroCup season, with the team having announced the arrival of Devon Van Oostrum. Last season he played in the Spanish second division with Huesca and Melilla.Read more here.

September 7, 2022 - Paris signs ANGT Belgrade MVP Malwaya
Paris Basketball has secured the arrival of Killian Malwaya on a three-year contract. Malwaya (1.97 meters, 17 years old) joins from LCLC ASVEL Villeurbanne, with which he played seven games in the Adidas Next Generation Tournament Belgrade. Read more here.

September 6, 2022 - Greece switch gears against Great Britain, punch ticket to Berlin
Greece became on Monday the first team to book their ticket from Milan to Berlin with a 93-77 win over Great Britain. It was not as easy as the final score suggests for the Greeks, whose superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo was rested and didn't feature in the contest. Read more here.

September 6, 2022 - Ukraine qualify for Round of 16, leave Italy feeling blue
Ukraine’s fourth quarter surge secured a 84-73 win over Italy on Monday that guaranteed their presence in the knockout phase of FIBA EuroBasket 2022. Not what the home fans in Milan had anticipated, especially when their favorites were 34-24 clear in the second period. Read more here.

September 6, 2022 - Nikola Jankovic first frontcourt reinforcement of FMP Meridian
Powerful center Nikola Jankovic is the new reinforcement of FMP Meridian ahead of the 2022-23 season. Jankovic can cover both power forward and forward positions and is expected to represent a big reinforcement under both rims for FMP Meridian next season. Read more here.

September 5, 2022 - Dimitar Pandev is the new MZT Skopje Aerodrom player
The new North Macedonia international Dimitar Pandev is the newest reinforcement of the MZT Skopje Aerodrom squad and he is expected to toughen the competition for a spot on the roster under both rims. Read more here.

September 5, 2022 - Sigh of relief: France barely survive fight from Hungary
France needed to work harder than they hoped and barely fended off Hungary for 78-74 victory for a second straight win in Group B of the FIBA EuroBasket 2022. Les Bleus' win pushed them a major step closer to reaching the Knockout Phase with a 2-1 record. Read more here.

September 4, 2022 - Wagner, Germany win epic double-overtime showdown with Valanciunas, Lithuania
This is exactly what the Group of Death was expected to give the FIBA EuroBasket 2022 fans: a packed house watching a showdown of two title challengers with great superstars stepping up. Read more here.

September 4, 2022 - Belgian Lions shock Spain in Tbilisi
Belgium pulled off the upset of the FIBA EuroBasket 2022, bringing down down Spain in an 83-73 thriller to move 2-1 in Group A. The tone was set from the very beginning as both teams went through offensive droughts against quality play on defense. Read more here.

September 4, 2022 - Montenegro outlast Vezenkov's Bulgaria, get closer to Berlin
Montenegro had just too much to offer for Bulgaria in a close Group A game, which they won 91-81, despite a fabulous Sasha Vezenkov performance. Vezenkov had his third straight game with an efficiency of exactly 32. Read more here.

September 3, 2022 - Late punch gives France new life, sends Lithuania into 0-2 hole
France  injected life into their FIBA EuroBasket 2022 campaign as they picked up their first victory in Group B in a 77-73 clash of titans with Lithuania. A sell-out crowd of 18,017 saw a battle of two teams desparate to win after dropping their opening game. Read more here.

September 3, 2022 - Serbia's superstars surpass Satoransky-less Czech hosts
It was always going to be an uphill battle for Czech Republic, and after learning that their captain Tomas Satoransky would not suit up for the game against Serbia, it got tougher. Serbia used a dominant second quarter to escape their opposition and secure their 2-0 record. Read more here.

September 2, 2022 - Milan brings aboard Voigtmann
EA7 Emporio Armani Milan announced on Friday the arrival of big man Johannes Voigtmann for the next two seasons to bolster its frontcourt. Voigtmann (2.11 meters, 29 years old) arrives from CSKA Moscow, where he played the last three seasons. Read more here.

September 2, 2022 - Berlin connection sparks Germany past France in emotional opener
Hosts Germany withstood the high expectations of opening night of the FIBA EuroBasket 2022 and fended off France with a crucial 76-63 victory in Group B. Maodo Lo was named TCL Player of the Game as he collected 13 points, 5 assists, 2 steals without turning the ball once. Read more here.

September 1, 2022 - Slovenia open title defense with tough win over Lithuania
Reigning champs Slovenia opened the defense of their title by fighting past Lithuania  92-85 in a tight and tough showdown of titans in Group B of the FIBA EuroBasket 2022. Luka Doncic had a slow game for his standards but still finished the night with a double-double. Read more here.

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