In between celebrating the holidays with family and checking out the Lakers getting chumped for Christmas, Ball in Europe snuck in some time surfing for basketball goodies online. A few stories and videos for your own post-Christmas Sunday, then, as word from Greece’s players’ union is awaited this afternoon…
I tried to introduce some of these videos compiled by the Hoop Doctors into the family’s Christmas traditions, but it didn’t fly. Ah well, wait ‘til next year.
Sinan Guler is quite the active presence online. Check out the interview with “Turkish Chocolate” (whoa, great nickname) over at Slam and Freaknick’s Euroleague Adventures.
Gravelines Dunkerque stud Ben Woodside gets the local (North Dakota) newspaper’s attention and muses about life in a sleepy French town.
Speaking of Pro A, a clip entitled “Les finales de la Coupe de France 2009 – le docu” was put up onto the organization’s official website last week. Why? To hype up the Coupe de France 2010, of course!
Finales de la Coupe de France 2009 – le docu
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Trailer Coupe de France 2010
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Surprisingly mesmerizing are these YouTubes of the recent Empire of Sports Euroleague basketball tournament championship. Here’s the first half:
And the second half:
Finally, BallinEurope can’t wait for the new year for one main reason: The 2010 FIBA World Championships!