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News archive October 2009
|October 30, 2009 -
Referees wear microphones for Thursday game
Euroleague Basketball has announced that, for the first time in a
Euroleague regular season, the referees will wear microphones for TV on
game Regal FC Barcelona vs. Cibona.
27, 2009 - Hapoel Holon signed Brandon Wallace
Israeli club Hapoel Holon signed Brandon Wallace (206cm) who played in
Boston Celtics (NBA), Utah Flash (NBDL), Turkey during his career.
27, 2009 - Golemac injury not serious
A few days ago, Panathinaikos signed Golemac in order to cover the
absences of Batiste and Tsartsaris. Bad luck continued for Greens
though as Golemac himself got injured.
27, 2009 - Maroussi gets Milosevic
The rumour which was developed over the last few days turned out to be
true and Igor Milosevic will be joining Maroussi.
27, 2009 - Gonlum suspended for one year
Kerem Gonlum was suspended for one year by the Turkish Basketball
federation on a doping case.
27, 2009 - R.I.P. Kevin Widemond
Portuguese basketball is in shock following the death of Ovarense’s
American guard, Kevin Widemond.
26, 2009 - Oldenburg loses Gardner for another month
A week after missing his team's historic debut victory in the
Euroleague, EWE Baskets Oldenburg must survive without point guard
Jason Gardner due to his ongoing back injury.
NEW NEW Coach Bob Carroll write for us
We are very proud to announce that Coach Bob Carroll will write for us.
Read Coach Bob's bio here. Articles about Coaching Development read
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23, 2009 - Panathinaikos keeps Jasikevicius out of Greek A1
Due to the number of foreign players limitations, Panathinaikos decided
to keep Sarunas Jasikevicius out of the Greek A1. Instead Jurica
Golemac will be registered.
23, 2009 - Thomas Kelati gets waived by LA Lakers
Thomas Kelati, the Eritrean-American guard/forward was cut by Los
Angeles Lakers and is now looking for a new club.
22, 2009 - Mondo becomes Euroleague Basketball official global provider
Euroleague Basketball is proud to announce a new partnership deal with
Mondo that makes the international sports equipment manufacturer an
official global provider.
22, 2009 - Estudiantes, Samo Udrih, part ways
Samo Udrih is no longer a player of Estudiantes as both parts reached
an agreement regarding the financial compensation for the player who is
now free to look for a new team.
22, 2009 - Femerling signs for Antalya
German national team centre Patrick Femerling has moved to Turkey for
this season. The 34-year-old signed a one-year deal with Antalya.
22, 2009 - Orleanaise get Milic
Hours after their unsuccessful Euroleague debut, the French club of
Entente Orleanaise Loiret managed to make the greatest signing of their
history by adding the Marko Milic.
22, 2009 - Halperin to sit out of Greek A1
Although his name was not mentioned as a candidate, Yotam Halperin is
the player who will sit out of the Greek A1 due to the number of
foreign players limitation in place. .
21, 2009 - Euroleague adds broadcasters, agencies for new season
Euroleague Basketball is proud to announce that agreements have been
reached with broadcasting partners for 2009-10 season in two more of
the world's biggest television markets.
21, 2009 - Partizan interested in Baston?
According to Serbian newspaper Sport, Partizan is interested in adding
33-year old Maceo Baston, known to Euroleague fans from his campaigns
with Maccavi Tel Aviv.
21, 2009 - Tomasevic sues PAOK
Dejan Tomasevic sued PAOK to the FIBA Tribunal in order to get 100.000
euros, owed to him by the Greek club.
21, 2009 - Rytas tabs former Zalgiris guard Vidas Ginevicius
Lithuanian champions Lietuvos Rytas completed the signing of a
31-year-old guard Vidas Ginevicius who was without a club this season.
21, 2009 - Partizan lands Lawrence Roberts
At the last moment, Partizan managed to cover their power forward
position by signing Lawrence Roberts, who had impressed last season
playing for their arch rivals, Red Star.
20, 2009 - Efes Pilsener and Euroleague Basketball, three more years
Efes Pilsener and Euroleague Basketball have renewed their sponsorship
agreement for three more years.
19, 2009 - PAOK wins "Kition" tournament
PAOK Thessaloniki has won the "Kition" tournament, hosted in Larnaca,
Cyprus by the local team of AEK Larnaca. PAOK beat Kolossos Rhodes in
the final of the tournament.
19, 2009 - Moni Fanan commits suicide!
One of the most famous General Managers of Euroleague, former Maccabi
Tel Aviv GM, Moni Fanan committed suicide this morning in his home in
19, 2009 - Knicks hold off Maccabi in New York
Maccabi Electra started its brief coast-to-coast tour of the United
States with a 106-91 loss on Sunday against the New York Knicks at the
famed Madison Square Garden.
19, 2009 - Panathinaikos calls up Golemac for help
Panathinaikos has been facing injury problems in their front line since
the summer. The Greens decided to sign an experienced veteran like
Golemac to help them out.
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16, 2009 - Euroleague unites with Special Olympics
Euroleague Basketball and Special Olympics Europe/Eurasia are delighted
to announce a new partnership agreement during the 2009-10 Euroleague
16, 2009 - Partizan signed Bo McCalebb
Partizan strenghtened it's squad by signing a one-year deal with
American point guard Bo McCalebb. Former student of his hometown New
16, 2009 - Maccabi beats Olimpija in EL opener
Maccabi Tel Aviv easily beat Union Olimpija infront of 11.000 fans in
the Euroleague 2009-2010 season opener, behind 25 points of Alan
Anderson and 19 of Andrew Wisniewski.
Milic, Australian journalist write for us
We are very glad to announce that Australian journalist, Alex Milic
write for our web site. You can read his articles in Alex's Corner.
15, 2009 - Aris targets Miles
According to Greek sources Aris is not satisfied with the performances
of Quinton Day and Jeremy Richardson and is looking to replace them
with Aaron Miles.
15, 2009 - 2.24m Congolese youngster in Spain
15-year-old from the Democratic Republic of Congo called Bienvenue
Letuni, who already stands 2.24m with a wingspan of 2.40m.
15, 2009 - Press conference marks start of 2009-10 season
The start of the 2009-10 Euroleague season was marked by a press
conference in Tel Aviv held 24 hours prior to the competition's
opening, between Maccabi and Union Olimpija.
14, 2009 - Ermal Kuqo back in Efes Pilsen
Experienced turkish center Ermal Kuqo, is back in Efes Pilsen. The club
from Istanbul has completed a roster, wtih Rakocevic and Nachbar as
it's biggest signings.
13, 2009 - Jonas Kazlauskas is among candidates to coach Lithuania
Jonas Kazlauskas is among two other candidates for Lithuanian National
team Head coaching position.
13, 2009 - Panathinaikos beats CSKA to honour Alvertis
Panathinaikos beat CSKA with 82-69 in a game held to honour Fragiskos
Alvertis' retirement who has been with the Greek club for the past 19
10, 2009 - Lofton will play in Caja Laboral
Spanish powerhouse Caja Laboral signed american scoring machine Chris
Lofton for the next two months, as a replacement for the injured Walter
9, 2009 - Burstein in Ayuda en Accion Fuenlabrada
Spanish club signed israeli forward Tal Burstein, player, with great
experience at the top level in Europe, comes from Maccabi, and signed a
one year contract.
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8, 2009 - NLB league starts tomorrow
Regional NLB league starts Friday, October 9. 14 teams from Slovenia,
Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
6, 2009 - Giannopoulos to Panionios
Charis Giannopoulos, captain of the U20 Greek team that won gold in the
U20 European Championship in Rhodes, moves to Panionios for the next
6, 2009 - Domen Lorbek in Cajasol
Domen Lorbek will continue his career in Cajasol. Cajasol proceded to
this move, as the well-desired Spanish passport for Josh Asselin didn't
4, 2009 - Barcelona wins the Supercopa
In an amazing game, with thrilling final moments, Barcelona outgunned
Real Madrid with 86-82 to win the ACB Supercopa 2009.
4, 2009 - Nuggets crush Partizan in American Tour
The young and inexperienced squad of Partizan was no match for
NBA-semifinalists Denver Nuggets in the opening game of the Euroleague
American Tour 2009.
4, 2009 - Panathinaikos wins Gomelsky Cup
Panathinaikos is the winner of the 2009 Gomelsky Cup as they beat CSKA
in Moscow with 78-72, in the final game of the tournament.
3, 2009 - Kalambokis stays with Panionios
Yannis Kalambokis, international with the Greek National Team, will
stay with Panionios after all, as it seems, for a further year.
3, 2009 - Dimitris Tsaldaris officially in Napoli
Many teams were reported to be interested in signing Dimitris
Tsaldaris. The Greek guard however chose to play for Napoli as it was
officially announced by the club.
1, 2009 - Kelati joins Lakers
Thomas Kelati signed a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Kelati have to "fight" with four other players that are currently under
1, 2009 - PAOK lands Gecevski
As TalkBasket reported days ago, PAOK signed 32-year old Todor
Gecevski, as the club's primary target, Ivan Radenovic, finally signed
with CSKA Moscow.
1, 2009 - Marconato stays with Siena
34-year old Denis Marconato signed a 1+1 deal with Montepaschi Siena,
as officially announced by the club.