September 30, 2011 - Black and whites in 'Laktasi' Black
and whites are living today afternoon for Banja Luka. Basketball club
Igokea will host tournament in sports hall " Laktasi" within
preparations for the next season. Coach Jovanovic will have 13 players
available for the tournament: Marko Cakarevic, Nikola Pekovic, Acia
Law, Miroslav Raduljica, Rasko Katic, Petar Bozic, Branislav Djekic,
Dusan Kecman, Vladimir Lucic, Nemanja Jaramaz, Dragan Milosavljevic,
Nenad Miljenovic, Danilo Andjusic.
September 29, 2011 - Partizan mt:s - We feel devotion! Partizan
mt:s players and Euroleague organized Media Day today. Team that will
play in the season 2011/2012 had an exciting day in Hala sportova in
Novi Beograd. Preparations for new Euroleague season were also
necessary off the court, so coach Jovanovic team had the opportunity to
present themselves in different interviews, as well as in the specific
photo session that will introduce them to Europe audience in a
September 29, 2011 - Watch the Euroleague Qualifying Rounds on TV! The
Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Rounds are coming at you today
with four great games from Charleroi and Vilnius. You can watch on
these local and regional TV channels or subscribe to Euroleague.TV to
get a whole weekend's worth of fun!
September 28, 2011 - Caja Laboral adds Calbarro at forward Caja
Laboral added a third frontline player in the last eight days by
signing Unai Calbarro to a one-year contract. Calbarro (2.05 meters, 22
years old) spent last season with CB Santurtzi in the third tier
Spanish League, Adecco LEB Plata, where he averaged 4.2 points and 3.6
rebounds in 16 minutes over 24 games.
September 28, 2011 - The regional league will start the season as ABA League The
regional basketball league, which grew into one of the most successful
basketball organizations under the sponsorship of Nova ljubljanska
banka (NLB), will begin the 2011/12 season with the new name ABA
League. The new logo is already unveiled too.
September 27, 2011 - Sabonis suffers a heart attack NBA
Hall of Famer and Eurobasket 2011 ambassador, Arvydas Sabonis has been
rushed to hospital after suffering a heart attack. According to a
report from Sportlas.lt, Sabonis was playing with friends at the time
when the incident happened.
September 27, 2011 - Artland replaces injured Hoffmann with Njei On
the eve of the Eurocup Qualifying Round opener, Artland Dragions
incorpoated guard Acha Njei into its roster as a replacement for
injured playmaker Christian Hoffmann. Njei (1.90 meters, 26 years old)
will be ready to take part in the Dragons’ first Qualifying Round
contest Wednesday against Gran Canaria 2014.
September 27, 2011 - Eurocup Qualifying Round 2011-12, Game 1 The
Eurocup Qualifying Round is here! The first of Tuesday’s six fixtures
saw Lukoil Academic overcome BK Prostejov 70-65 on the strength of 17
points from Lamont Mack and 10 from the Eurocup’s all-time leading
scorer, Todor Stoykov.
September 27, 2011 - Greens, Saras together again The
Turkish Airlines Euroleague's most successful modern club and its
winningest active player are together again after defending champion
Panathinaikos Athens announced the signing on Monday of legendary point
guard Sarunas Jasikevicius for his second stint with the Greens.
September 27, 2011 - Cholet replaces injured Hite with Nichols Turkish
Airlines Euroleague hopeful Cholet Basket moved quickly to replace
injured shooting guard Robert Hite by signing forward Demetris Nichols
to a short-term contract. Nicholas (2.05 meters, 27 years old) is well
known in French basketball circles after playing for Gravelines
Dunkerque and JA Vichy over the past two seasons.
September 26, 2011 - Asseco Prokom signs Dmitriev Polish
champion Asseco Prokom Gdynia bolstered its frontline by signing Fedor
Dmitriev. The experienced power forward has played in 19 Euroleague
games over the past two seasons with BC Khimki Moscow Region.
September 26, 2011 - Caja Laboral lands big man Dorsey Caja
Laboral continued to build its frontline ahead of the new season and
its latest signing is big man Joey Dorsey, who penned a one-year deal.
Dorsey (2.03 meters, 25 years old) spent the past three seasons in the
NBA, where he played in a total of 61 games for Houston, Sacrament and
September 26, 2011 - Olympiacos inks big man Antic Olympiacos
Piraeus signed veteran big man Pero Antic, who was one of the stars of
the recently completed EuroBasket 2011. Antic (2.10 meters, 29 years
old) averaged 11.6 points and was third in the competition with 8.5
rebounds per game in helping F.Y.R. of Macedonia reach the semifinals
against all odds.
September 26, 2011 - Partizan mt:s fourth in Cagliari Black
and whites played another match on tournament in Cagliari. They played
against Olympiakos for third place on the tournament. Tim from Piraeus
was more successful and won with the score 82:64. Black and whites
started good, they played openly and competed with opponent. In second
quarter team from Piraeus made higher point difference.
September 25, 2011 - PAOK signs former champ Goree PAOK
BC reinforced its frontcourt and added Euroleague experience with the
signing of former Euroleague champion Marcus Goree to a one-year deal.
Goree (2.03 meters, 34 years old) arrives from the New Yorker Phantoms
Braunschweig, where he averaged 11.7 points and 5.2 rebounds in 37
German League games last season.
September 25, 2011 - Referees gear up for new season at clinic A
total of 120 referees and observers gathered in Istanbul this week for
what has become an important preseason tradition, the 20th Clinic for
Euroleague Basketball-FIBA Europe International Referees.
September 23, 2011 - Khimki adds big man Daye Less
than a week before playing the do-or-die Turkish Airlines Euroleague
Qualifying Rounds, one of last year's survivors, BC Khimki Moscow
Region, added some size and scoring punch by signing Austin Daye to a
September 23, 2011 - Eurocup Qualifying Round 2011-12 preview One
of the most exciting and intense weeks of the Eurocup season tips off
this week as the competition hits the ground running with games of the
utmost importance – the Eurocup Qualifying Round. Sixteen teams will
clash in eight two-game, home-and-away, total-points series for tickets
to the Eurocup Regular Season.
September 23, 2011 - Qualifying Rounds coming up next! The
2011-12 Turkish Airlines Euroleague party gets started next week with
Charleroi, Belgium and Vilnius, Lithuania hosting parallel qualifying
rounds: 16 teams from 13 countries playing single-elimination,
do-or-die games over four days to reach Turkish Airlines Euroleague
Regular Season. Drama is assured!
September 23, 2011 - Broadcasters prepare for new Turkish Airlines Euroleague and Eurocup seasons The
fifth annual TV workshop for Turkish Airlines Euroleague host
broadcasters took place on Thursday in Barcelona, Spain, with
representatives of some of Europe’s best sports networks coming
together to prepare for the new season.
September 23, 2011 - Asseco Prokom lands Eurocup Rising Star Motiejunas Polish
champion Asseco Prokom Gdynia found a star to lead its frontcourt by
signing the reigning Eurocup Rising Star Trophy winner, Donatas
Motiejunas, who joins the club from Benetton Basket Treviso. Motiejunas
(2.13 meters, 21 years old) will first undergo a physical exam before
joining his new teammates in training this weekend.
September 22, 2011 - Skyliners signs "Juice" Thompson Fraport
Skyliners have signed rookie point guard Michael "Juice" Thompson
through December, the club announced Thursday. Thompson (1.77 meters,
22 years old) has already been with the club on a three-week tryout and
he impressed enough to earn a longer stay.
September 22, 2011 - Benetton Basket lands Scalabrine Benetton
Basket Treviso made official the signing of forward Brian Scalabrine on
Thursday, the day it announced that Eurocup Rising Star Trophy winner
Donatas Motjeiunas was going on loan to Turkish Airlines Euroleague
club Asseco Prokom.
September 22, 2011 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague, Eurocup Head Coaches gather for preseason talks With
the start of the new 2011-12 season just around the corner, 36 head
coaches from the Turkish Airlines Euroleague and the Eurocup met in
Istanbul, Turkey on Wednesday to discuss issues pertaining to rules,
interpretations and points of emphasis in advance of the first official
games, the qualifying rounds of both competitions that begin next week.
September 21, 2011 - Partizan mt:s signs promising scorer Andjusic Partizan
mt:s Belgrade added another elite Serbian prospect to its roster by
signing Danilo Andjusic. The promising scorer arrives from Hemofarm,
for whom he averaged 4.6 points in the Eurocup last season. He also
posted 3.7 points in 21 Adriatic League games. Until now, Andjusic
(1.97 meters, 20 years old) had spent his entire career with Hemofarm,
spare a loan spell at Mega Vizura.
September 21, 2011 - Azovmash adds veteran guard Crispin BC
Azovmash fortified its backcourt with the signing of veteran guard Joe
Crispin, who arrives in peak form after spending the preseason with
Turkish Airlines Euroleague side Montepaschi Siena. Crispin (1.90
meters, 32 years old) played last season for Barcellona in the Italian
second division, where he led the team with 19.7 points and 4.7 assists
September 21, 2011 - Besiktas brings in big man Erden Besiktas
Cola Turka bulked up its frontline by signing big man Semih Erden, who
returns to his hometown after a season away. Erden (2.10 meters, 25
years old) was among the top young players for Fenerbahce Ulker in
September 21, 2011 - Cedevita tabs young center Bilan Cedevita
made official the signing of center Miro Bilan this week, though he has
been training with the club since August. Bilan (2.13 meters, 22 years
old) agreed to terms with Cedevita over the summer, but could not sign
until a legal dispute with former club Zadar was settled.
September 21, 2011 - Lietuvos Rytas brings Jeretin aboard A
day after learning the extent of point guard Aleksandar Rasic's injury,
Lietuvos Rytas has found a no-less experienced replacement in Goran
Jeretin. The sides agreed to a short-term deal. Jeretin (1.92 meters,
32 years old) is in game shape after tallying 10.6 points and 3.6
assists per game for the Montenegrin national team at EuroBasket 2011.
September 21, 2011 - VEF Riga adds size with Sims VEF
Riga bolstered its frontcourt for the upcoming Turkish Airlines
Euroleague Qualifying Rounds by inking big man Courtney Sims to a
one-year deal, the club announced Wednesday. Sims (2.11 meters, 27
years old) arrives from DongGuan New Century Leopards, where he
averaged 19 points, 8.9 rebounds and 3.1 blocks in 7 Chinese League
games last season.
September 21, 2011 - Turkish Airlines Euroleague Media Day With
less than a month to go until opening day, Turkish Airlines Euroleague
teams are preparing for a great new 2011-12 season in more ways than
one. In addition to their training camps and pre-season games, each and
every team will hold Turkish Airlines Euroleague Media Day in the
coming weeks to talk about their challenges, expectations and hopes for
the coming season.
September 21, 2011 - FC Bayern Munich inks Boumtje Boumtje Bayern
Munich added size and experience to its roster by inking defensive
center Ruben Boumtje Boumtje to a two-month deal on Wednesday. Boumtje
Boumtje (2.12 meters, 33 years old) arrives from Artland Dragons, where
he averaged 7 points and 5.3 rebounds in 44 German League games last
season, helping the team to make it to the semifinals.
September 21, 2011 - Heroes welcomed home Thousands
of fans in Madrid welcomed home Spain's national team after their
second consecutive EuroBasket gold-medal triumph. Sergio Scariolo's
team beat France 98-85 in the gold-medal clash on Sunday night in
September 21, 2011 - Lions with triumphal return FYR
of Macedonia saw their magical run at the EuroBasket come to an end
when Damjan Stojanovski missed a potential game-tying lay-up in the
waning seconds of the bronze-medal game against Russia.
September 21, 2011 - Lietuvos Rytas guard Rasic to miss qualifying Lietuvos
Rytas will be without veteran Aleksandar Rasic for the Turkish Airlines
Euroleague Qualifying Rounds after the point guard returned from
EuroBasket 2011, where he represented the Serbian national team, with a
September 20, 2011 - Armani Milan brings Gallinari home EA7
- Emporio Armani Milan is bringing one of the club's favorite sons back
by signing Danilo Gallinari, who was the 2008 Euroleague Rising Star
Trophy when he last wore the team’s colors. Gallinari (2.08 meters, 23
years old) has spent the past three seasons in the NBA, first with New
York and then Denver.
September 20, 2011 - Caja Laboral adds Seraphin to frontline Caja
Laboral addressed a need for frontcourt players with the signing of
Kevin Seraphin. The big man comes off a silver-medal winning
performance at EuroBasket 2011 with the French national team. Seraphin
(2.05 meters, 21 years old) averaged 4.7 points and 1.9 rebounds over
nine games in Lithuania for les Bleus.
September 20, 2011 - Real Madrid lands Fernandez A
former Rising Star Award winner and a reigning European champion is set
to return to the Turkish Airlines Euroleague with the news that Real
Madrid has signed Rudy Fernandez (1.97 meters, 26 years old). The
popular swingman has spent the past three seasons in the NBA playing
September 20, 2011 - INTERSPORT, Euroleague Basketball agree till 2013 Euroleague
Basketball is pleased to announce INTERSPORT as a new partner of the
Turkish Airlines Euroleague for the next two seasons. The agreement,
which extends through June of 2013, continues a strong relationship
between the two brands.
September 20, 2011 - One more win in preparations Partizan
mt:s basketball players finished they trip to Bulgaria with another
win. This time they won against ETHA Engomis with the score 75:68
(21:19, 23:11, 21:19, 10:19). The game was even throughout whole 4
quarters, but black and whites managed to hold advantage at the end.
September 18, 2011 - Another masterpiece for MVP ‘La Bomba' Described
by his coach as an artist, Juan Carlos Navarro can reflect on yet
another masterpiece as he added the accolade of EuroBasket 2011 MVP to
his illustrious collection of accomplishments. Instrumental during the
business end of the tournament, the Spanish captain certainly led by
example to ensure his team retained their title with some stellar
September 18, 2011 - Spain stay kings of Europe Spain
successfully defended their EuroBasket title with another powerful and
memorable display in the Final against France. Having been dominant two
years ago in Katowice against Serbia, Sergio Scariolo and his players
cruised to the top of the podium once more to deny France an historic
first title. They simply had too much offensively for France and once
they moved 13 points in front, early in the third quarter, they never
seriously looked like relinquishing their title as they rode out
comfortable 98-85 winners.
September 18, 2011 - EuroBasket 2011: bronze for Russia! History
was respected, but only barely, in EuroBasket 2011's first medal game
on Sunday as Russia outlasted F.Y.R. of Macedonia 68-72 after the score
had been tied with under 20 seconds left. A one-handed flip-in from the
baseline with 16 seconds left by Sergey Bykov of Lokomtiv Kuban proved
the game-winner, before free throws from Aleksey Shved of CSKA Moscow
made doubly sure.
September 18, 2011 - Basketball mourns Greek legend Phedon Mattheou Euroleague
Basketball joins the world basketball family in mourning legend Phedon
Mattheou, who passed away on Saturday at age 87. Mattheou was born in
1924 at Thessaloniki, grew up with Aris BC and dedicated more than 70
years of his life in basketball and sports. He was a very talented
athlete and became champion in basketball, rowing, water polo, tennis,
table tennis, shooting, fencing and cycling.
September 16, 2011 - BCM Gravelines inks Silas, drops Eldridge BCM
Gravelines made a change at the shooting guard spot with the addition
of rookie Xavier Silas and the release of Osiris Eldridge, who had
signed for the club last month. Silas (1.95 meters, 23 years old) comes
from Northern Illinois University, where he spent the past two seasons.
September 16, 2011 - PAOK signs swingman Giddens PAOK
Thessaloniki added some scoring punch by signing swingman J.R. Giddens
for the season. Giddens (1.96 meters, 26 years old) made his Turkish
Airlines Euroleague debut last season with Asseco Prokom, for whom he
averaged 9 points on 47.4% three-point shooting and 5.2 rebounds in 10
September 15, 2011 - EuroBasket 2011, Quarterfinals, Day 2 Less
than 24 hours after its dream crashed, Lithuania saved an Olympics
qualifying spot by stopping Slovenia 80-77 as Mantas Kalnietis of
Zalgiris Kaunas had 17 points and the go-ahead shot with 19 seconds
left. Coming up: France vs. Greece and Russia vs. Serbia.
September 14, 2011 - EuroBasket 2011, Quarterfinals Spain
was first to the EuroBasket 2011 semifinals by routing Slovenia 86-64
as FC Barcelona Regal guard and former Euroleague MVP Juan Carlos
Navarro poured in 26 points. Coming up is FYR of Macedonia against host
Lithuania in the second quarterfinal.
September 14, 2011 - Champs tab veteran wingman Kyritsis Panathinaikos
added experience and depth to its back court by signing veteran guard
Alexis Kyritsis to a one-year deal. Kyritsis (1.96 meters, 29 years
old) arrives from Ilissiakos, for whom he averaged 13.9 points, 3.1
rebounds and 1.9 assists last season in helping the team avoid
relegation from the Greek League.
September 14, 2011 - Panathinaikos signs Smith at forward Defending
Turkish Airlines Euroleague champion Panathinaikos added to its roster
by signing forward Steven Smith, who will play for a third Greek club
after previous stints with Kolossos Rhodes and Panellinios. Last season
Smith (2.03 meters, 28 years old) played for Panellinios, for whom he
averaged 13.6 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.3 steals in eight Eurocup
September 13, 2011 - Valencia Basket brings in Kuksiks Valencia
Basket announced on Tuesday morning the addition of Latvian forward
Rihards Kuksiks (2.01 meters, 23 years old) for a 1+1 deal. Kuskis
arrives from Arizona State University where he played from 2007 to this
year. Last season he averaged 10.4 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.8 assists
in over 27 minutes per game.
September 12, 2011 - EuroBasket 2011, Round 2, Day 6 Slovenia
became the last quarterfinalist at EuroBasket 2011 by defeating Finland
67-60 on Monday as two players who won a Euroleague title together,
Erazem Lorbek and Jaka Lakovic, teamed up again in the fourth quarter.
September 12, 2011 - FIBA Americas: Day 10 - Medal games Argentina
reclaimed the gold medal at the FIBA Americas 2011 tournament by
stopping defending champ Brazil 75-80 in Sunday's title game before a
home crowd in Mar de Plata. The game was decided in the last minutes,
with a big three-pointer by Pablo Prigioni of Caja Laboral making it
67-62 with 1:40 to play.
September 11, 2011 - EuroBasket 2011, Round 2, Day 5 Sunday's
do-or-die EuroBasket 2011 action began with a thriller, Serbia
outlasting Turkey 68-67 to reach the quarterfinals as Milos Teodosic of
CSKA Moscow, Milenko Tepic of Panathinaikos and Dusko Savanovic of
Anadolu Efes combined for 46 points! Spain vs. France and Germany vs.
September 11, 2011 - Asseco Prokom lands veteran swingman Brown Polish
League champion Asseco Prokom Gdynia bolstered its perimeter attack
with the signing of Devin Brown for the season. Brown (1.96 meters, 32
years old) arrives in Europe after spending most of his professional
career in the NBA and the D-League.
September 11, 2011 - FIBA Americas 2011: Semifinals Argentina
and Brazil will face off for the gold medal at FIBA Americas 2011 after
both survived close semifinals on Saturday to win places in the 2012
Olympic Games in London. Defending champ Brazil followed a stellar
performance by Marceinho Huertas of FC Barcelona Regal to an 83-76
vicory against the Dominican Republic.
September 9, 2011 - Aris BSA 2003 adds scorer Dimas Aris
BSA 2003 has reinforced its backcourt for the 2011-12 Eurocup Regular
Season by adding shooting guard Tasos Dimas, who agreed to terms of a
four-year deal on Friday. Dimas (1.96 meters, 23 years old) arrives
from Megas Alexandros of Thessaloniki, where he grew up and played for
September 9, 2011 - FIBA Americas: Day 9 – Semifinals are set! The
semifinals matchups at FIBA Americas 2011 are set following the last
games of the Quarterfinal Round on Thursday. Defending champion Brazil
finished in first place with a 6-1 record after stopping Puerto Rico
72-94 with Marcelinho Huertas of FC Regal Barcelona once again running
the show for the winners.
September 8, 2011 - Fraport Skyliners tabs big Ohlbrecht Fraport
Skyliners added a familiar name to its frontcourt by signing big man
Tim Ohlbrecht. The deal is through December to help the club offset an
injury to Jermareo Davidson, but Skyliners have an option to extend the
contract for the remainder of this season as well as the 2012-13
September 8, 2011 - EuroBasket 2011: Round 2, Day 2 Former
All-Euroleague guard Bo McCalebb of Montepaschi Siena led FYROM to a
63-65 thriller over Georgia in Tuesday's opening game at EuroBasket
2011. McCalebb scored a game-high 27 points, including the game winner
with 2 seconds left.
September 8, 2011 - FIBA Americas: Day 8 – Semifinalists decided The
third games of the second round at FIBA Americas 2011 on Wednesday gave
the tournament the rest of its semifinalists after host Argentina had
advanced earlier. Defending champion Brazil made a major move by
knocking off previously undefeated Argentina 73-71 in a thriller. The
victory let Brazil tie Argentina in the group standings at 5-1, a
record they share with Puerto Rico, too.
September 8, 2011 - Euroleague Basketball mourns Italian junior Euroleague
Basketball joins the family of Italian sports in mourning the tragic
death of Mario Delle Cave, a former participant in the Nike
International Junior Tournament, at age 18 following a traffic accident
on Wednesday in Rome.
September 7, 2011 - FC Barcelona Regal goes big with Wallace Spanish
League champion FC Barcelona Regal bolstered its frontcourt for the
upcoming season by inking power forward C.J. Wallace to a two-year
contract, the club announced Wednesday. Wallace (2.06 meters, 28 years
old) arrives from Gran Canaria 2014, where he averaged 9.6 points, 4.7
rebounds and 2.2 assists in 11 Eurocup games last season.
September 7, 2011 - EuroBasket 2011, Round 2, Day 1 In
the opening game EuroBasket 2011's second round, Spain pull away for a
68-77 victory over Germany as All-Euroleague forward Fernando San
Emeterio of Caja Laboral sparked a scoreboard takeover in the fourth
September 7, 2011 - FIBA Oceania 2011: Australia opens series strong More
evidence of Turkish Airlines Euroleague players are making waves all
around the world came on Wednesday from way Down Under, where Australia
won the first game of the FIBA Oceania 2011 men's championships with a
91-78 victory over New Zealand.
September 7, 2011 - FIBA Americas: Day 7 – Argentina first to semis The
favorites kept rolling through the second round at FIBA Americas 2011
in Mar de Plata, Argentina on Tuesday, albeit a couple by lesser
margins. In what was a classic shootout between Argentina and
Venezuela, the hosts ran away with a 111-93 victory thanks in part to
20 points and 6 assists from Pablo Prigioni of Caja Laboral, who made 6
of his 7 three-pointers.
September 7, 2011 - 2011-12 Preseason: Games and Results Even
as some of the top stars of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague are
representing their countries at EuroBasket 2011 in Lithuania, their
clubs are hard at work getting ready for a new season. Almost all of
the 22 teams in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season have
started training camp.
September 6, 2011 - FIBA Americas: Day 6 – Favorites stay strong All
four favorites made good on their promise as the quarterfinal round of
FIBA Americas 2011 got started on Monday in Mar de Plata, Argentina.
Brazil stepped strong into the second round of the tournament with a
resounding 93-66 win over Uruguay.
September 5, 2011 - Olympiacos inks promising Mantzaris Olympiacos
Piraeus announced Monday the signing of talented and promising point
guard Vangelis Mantzaris to a four-year deal. Mantzaris (1.95 meters,
21 years old) arrives from Peristeri, where he averaged 8.6 points, 3.3
rebounds and 2.6 assists in 28 Greek League games last season.
September 5, 2011 - EuroBasket 2011, preliminary round, Day 6 The
first group stage comes is in the books and Euroleague stars have been
decisive for the outcome of several groups. Turkey edged heavy
favourite Spain 57-65, as Emir Preldzic of Fenerbahce Ulker had 18
points. In Group C, Greece knocked off Croatia 74-69 behind 17 points
each from Kostas Vasileadis of Bizkaia Bilbao Basket and Antonis Fotsis
of EA7 Emporio Armani.
September 4, 2011 - PAOK lands Dikoudis Turkish
Airlines Euroleague hopeful bolstered its frontcourt for the upcoming
Qualifying Rounds by inking veteran power forward Demos Dikoudis to a
one-year deal on Saturday. Dikoudis (2.06 meters, 34 years old) arrives
from AEK Athens, where he averaged 14.1 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.3
assists in 24 Greek League games last season.
September 4, 2011 - EuroBasket 2011, preliminary round, Day 5 Sunday
brought final decision time in the opening stage of EuroBasket 2011
closer for many teams. Spain became the first group winner with a
virtuoso performance, stopping host Lithuania, as Juan Carlos Navarro
of FC Barcelona Regal starred with 22 points.
September 3, 2011 - FIBA Americas: Day 4 – Argentina is last undefeated The
Dominican Republic provided the biggest surprise so far at the 2011
FIBA Americas Championships by edging Brazil 74-79 in Group A behind 22
points from Tito Horford. Francisco Garcia added 14 for the Dominicans.
September 3, 2011 - EuroBasket 2011, preliminary round, Day 4 Day
4 provided surprising scored and stellar performances from several
Turkish Airlines Euroleague players at EuroBasket 2011. All-Euroleague
guard Bo McCalebb of Montepaschi Siena had 27 points to lead FYROM to a
historical 58-72 win against Greece.
September 2, 2011 - Nesterovic calls it a day Radoslav
Nesterovic has announced his retirement from professional basketball
from Lithuania, where he is currently, as an advisor of Slovenia NT,
Slovenian website siol.net reports. He made the announcement talking to
reporters, where he stated.
September 2, 2011 - FIBA Americas: Day 3 – Three claim first victories Puerto
Rico became the first team to three victories while a trio of teams
stayed alive with their first wins on Day 3 of the FIBA Americas 2011
tournament in Argentina. Puerto Rico's guards did the damage in a 64-74
victory over Uruguay.
September 2, 2011 - EuroBasket 2011, preliminary round, Day 3 Turkish
Airlines Euroleague superstars stay on fire at EuroBasket 2011 as
Serbia, Spain, Lithuania and France are still undefeated.
All-Euroleague forward Dusko Savanovic of Anadolu Efes had 24 points to
lead Serbia to an 89-80 win against Israel.
September 1, 2011 - PAOK BC lands Andriuskevicius Turkish
Airlines Euroleague hopeful PAOK BC added more size just weeks before
the start of the Qualifying Round by inking center Martynas
Andriuskevicius to a one-year contract, the club announced Thursday.
Andriuskevicius (2.18 meters, 25 years old) arrives from Meridiano
Alicante, where he played for the last four years.
September 1, 2011 - FIBA Americas: Day 2 – Brazil, Argentina still perfect Defending
champs Brazil and host Argentina remained among four undefeated teams
after two days of play at the FIBA Americas 2011 tournament. Marcelinho
Huertas starred again with 17 points and 6 assists as Brazil defeated
Canada 57-69. Jermaine Anderson of Buducnost was Canada's top scorer
with 9 points.
September 1, 2011 - EuroBasket 2011, preliminary round, Day 2 Turkish
Airlines Euroleague stars keep shining brightly at EuroBasket 2011 -
and Day 2 has been no exception. Mantas Kalnietis had 19 points and 6
assists to lead Lithuania against Poland in Group A. Turkey beat Great
Britain with 15 points from FB Ulker forward Emir Preldzic.