Aris BSA 7
Curtis Stinson, formerly of Split, Aris, wins D-League MVP: What does it mean?
The tweet from Draft Express rang out at 4.30am CET and posed quite the complex question. To wit: “What does Curtis Stinson – a guy no team in the NBA or Europe has any interest in – winning MVP of the D-League, say about the D-League?” Such consternation clearly comes from one with an encyclopedic […]
Allen who? Iverson sits as Chatman pours in 43, Beşiktaş loses OT barnburner
Though he probably wasn’t aware of the statistical significance of Mire Chatman’s performance for his Beşiktaş Cola Turka Eagles last night, Allen Iverson surely knew he was watching one heckuva one-man show – and perhaps the best Eurocup game of the 2010-11 season thus far. One of the finest TBL players in 2009-10, Chatman went […]
Hashing out Eurocup quarterfinals qualification scenarios
Of the three major European club tournaments, the tightest Final 16 stage in 2009-10 has been held by the Eurocup competition. With the last night of “Last 16 2010” happening tonight, only three teams (Aris BSA, Bizkaia Bilbao Basket, Panellinios) have qualified for the quarterfinals already and five (Benetton Basket Treviso, Brose Baskets Bamberg, Galatasaray […]
(Slightly biased) highlight clip: Alba Berlin vs. Aris BSA
Just in case you missed it, following the text break is a (biased) highlight clip from last night’s Aris’ 65-61 away win at Alba Berlin in Eurocup competition. The win moved Aris BSA up to 1-2 in Eurocup Last 16 play; Alba Berlin dropped to 2-1, resulting in a wide-open Group I with groupmates DKV […]
Eurobasket qualifiers, game two: Preview capsules and fearless predictions
Euroleague may not have officially started, but Tuesday night’s games sure felt like top-level Continental basketball. After a heckuva lot of edge-of-your-seat action in the first games of the Euroleague Qualifying Round, game twos start tonight at 6pm CET. A brief look at each matchup follows, along with the return of the ever-popular BallinEurope fearless […]
Tipping it off in Euroleague qualifiers
Even though the official website proclaims the Euroleague season tipoff to start in 16 days, 8 hours, 53 minutes and some seconds, Ball in Europe considers the real beginning to 2009-10 Euroleague action to be going tonight with the four qualifying round games going on. The slate of games and team rosters are as follows.
First thoughts on first Euroleague outright winner odds
Someone over at online sportsbook and official Euroleague sponsor SportingBet.com doubtlessly cannot wait for the 2009-10 season to begin, though we’re still, as the handy Euroleague.net countdown timer reminds, 67 days, 10.5 hours and change away from opening day. Already posted are odds for the upcoming season and whoo boy, is it some fodder for […]