The fairytale is over for Agelico Biella who had previously eliminated the 2nd best team of the regular season Lottomatica Roma. Biella lost at home to Armani Jeans Milano 68-89 behind 23 points of Jobey Thomas and 19 of Maurice Taylor.
- 05/06/09 05:49
The new head-coach of the Russian club UNICA Kazan Valdemeras Chomicius has submitted a shortlist with the players he wants to the UNICS board of directors and amongst others he included the names of his compatriots Jonas Maciulis and Paulius Jankunas.
- 05/06/09 05:45
After the end of the Greek league which saw Panathinaikos re-establishing their domestic dominance, HEBA, the Greek Professional Clubs Association, published the statistics regarding the 2008/09 season ticket sales for all 14 teams of the Greek A1 League. The ticket sales have risen an overall of 16.5% since last year. The top 3 clubs in ticket sales, as expected were Panathinaikos, Olympiacos and Aris.
- 04/06/09 13:33
Fragiskos Alvertis, the man who's played for Panathinaikos Athens for 19 consecutive years and has won 25 titles (under which, 5 Euroleague ones) announced his retirement as a player.
- 04/06/09 10:12
Siena beat Benetton in game 3 of the semifinal series 101-76 and advance to the finals of the Italian League playoffs, behind 16 points of each Henry Domercant, Terrell McIntyre and Romain Sato.
- 02/06/09 09:23
Panathinaikos won the Greek League, after his win (94-81) against Olympiakos and completed their second "Triple Crown" during the last three years. This was the 7th consequtive Greek title for the Zeljko Obradovic's side and the 11th in the last twelve years.
- 29/05/09 16:02
Ventspils, Latvia- After the LBL Championship trophy escaped the hands of BK Ventspils for the past two seasons. Bernard King this past Wednesday night helped the Latvian Club hold it once again with his performance. The 6'5" point guard had a near triple double with 20 points, 9 rebounds, and 9 assists in an overtime victory that was one of the best championship games ever played in the country. It is rumored that teams out of the Ukraine and Russia are interested in King's services for next season.
- 29/05/09 10:37
Panathinaikos managed to win the first two games in the Greek Finals, and needed one more win to secure their 7th consecutive Greek League trophy. But Josh Childress, with a great performance, helped Olympiacos to win the trird game of the series (74-70).
- 24/05/09 06:35
Tel Aviv Israel - Though Marcus Brown (Higher Vision Sports) was unable to play all but 2 minutes in the Israeli Championship Final Four due to a minor bone contusion given in practice by a fellow Maccabi player last week; Brown remains to be the winningest American player in European basketball history and has now earned his ninth national championship within six different countries and not including the numerous cups he has won, league tournaments and personal MVP's. Here is Marcus Brown's one of the more prolific european basketball players of all time record:
- 22/05/09 12:26
Long lasting rumours were put to an end after Chuck Eidson signed 2-year contract with Israeli champions Maccabi Tel Aviv. American guard-forward was strongly linked with The Yellows for a while. Eidson had probably the best season of his career both individually and team wise.
- 18/05/09 15:56
Lietuvos Rytas finished their season with yet another trophy. Today they defeated arch rivals Zalgiris 82-70 to win LKL final series 4-1. Rytas took all possible trophies this season: BBL Presidents' Cup, LKF Cup, BBL, Eurocup and LKL.