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Omer Asik and Ersan Ilyasova available for Turkey this summer

NBA-based players Ersan Ilyasova and Omer Asik have declared themselves available for the Turkish national team for this summer's Eurobasket. The 30-year-old Ilyasova, who plays...

Jordan Theodore gets Macedonian passport

The reigning Basketball Champions League MVP looks likely to represent the FYR of Macedonia in the upcoming FIBA World Cup qualifiers. Banvit's Jordan Theodore has...

Ekpe Udoh: The EuroLeague experience is special, I would not trade it for anything

On the back of Fenerbahce's first ever EuroLeague title last weekend, Final Four MVP Ekpe Udoh has called his two years in the competition...
FIBA

Thoughts: FIBA World Cup qualifiers will break the international mould

The new FIBA international cycle has been difficult to grasp since it was revealed back at Eurobasket 2015 in Lille, France with many members...

Barcelona and coach Georgios Bartzokas part ways

Georgios Bartzokas has been released by Barcelona, a year into his original two-year, plus one contract, after the Catalan club were eliminated...

EuroLeague revenues go up after successful season

The first EuroLeague season under the new league format was successful on the court and it was also a success off it, as well. The...

Why can’t you leave Lithuania? A dog ate my passport

Lietuvos Rytas' American Taylor Brown has not had a happy month, and now he is unable to leave Lithuania and go home. The Vilnius powerhouse,...

Teams from Italy will be represented in next season’s EuroCup

Italy will officially be represented in next season's EuroCup competition but the Basketball Champions League will also have teams competing as well. Umana Venezia (2nd),...

Heissler Guillent wants to maintain Venezuela’s improving international status

Venezuela's fearless and determined performances at last summer's Rio Olympics won them a lot of basketball neutrals. Their showing in Brazil against the world's best,...

LeBron James: MJ is almost like a God

A jumper by Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James in the third quarter of their Eastern Conference finals, Game 5 clash against the Boston Celtics lifted...
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Cleveland Cavaliers reach NBA Finals, will face Warriors on Friday

The Cleveland Cavaliers will face off against the Golden State Warriors for the third straight time in the NBA Finals. The Cavs defeated the Boston...
Euroleague

2017 Euroleague Final Four: The aftermath

Another Euroleague season came to an end on Sunday night, with Fenerbahce and Zeljko Obradovic triumphing over Olympiacos Piraeus in the Championship Game and...

Anthony Bennett released by Fenerbahce

Former number one NBA Draft pick Anthony Bennett has been released by newly crowned EuroLeague champions Fenerbahce. The Canadian international will return to the United...

Celine Dumerc to retire after EuroBasket Women 2017

France's Celine Dumerc will be retiring from international basketball following the conclusion of Eurobasket Women next month. Dumerc, who rose to stardom during the London...
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Irving’s third-quarter explosion helps Cleveland take a 3-1 lead

Kyrie Irving was unstoppable in the third quarter and scored 21 points to help the Cavaliers make a come-back from a 16-point deficit (33-49)...
Euroleague

Fenerbahce celebrate EuroLeague victory in Istanbul

We knew that Fenerbahce's EuroLeague victory would spark mass celebrations in Istanbul, but this was something special. Check out the celebrations in Istanbul. https://youtu.be/o9c1mOciCmo https://youtu.be/oYkbyVXHLXQ
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Golden State Warriors are NBA Finals bound

Golden State Warriors will head to their third straight NBA Finals after sweeping the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference finals. Stephen Curry went...

Zeljko Obradovic preparing for special Final Four next year

It was third time lucky for Fenerbahce as they claimed the EuroLeague title for the first time in their history in front of their...
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Sfairopoulos: “I am very proud of my players”

Despite the painful loss to Fenerbahce in Euroleague's Championship Game (80-64), which gave the Turkish club its first European title, Olympiacos' coach congratulated his...
Euroleague

Obradovic: “I am very happy for Fenerbahce tonight”

During the post-game press conference, Fenerbahce’s head coach, Zeljko Obradovic, spoke to the media about the Turkish club’s great victory over Olympiacos Piraeus in Euroleague’s...
Euroleague

Fenerbahce are the new Euroleague champions!

A crucial 11-4 run in the third quarter was enough for Fenerbahce to beat Olympiacos in Euroleague's Championship Game (80-64) and claim the title...
Euroleague

CSKA Moscow decimated Real Madrid, finished third

Thanks to a dominant performance from start to finish, CSKA Moscow beat Real Madrid (70-94) and claimed the third place in the Euroleague. Nando De...

FIBA Qualifiers still an issue for FIBA and the EuroLeague

In the last few months, there has been an ongoing debate about FIBA’s new format concerning the national teams’ qualifying sessions. More specifically, FIBA has...
Euroleague

Euroleague Championship Game: Preview

Olympiacos and Fenerbahce will fight against each other on Sunday night at the “Sinan Erdem Dome” with only one target on their mind, namely...
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