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Euroleague Qualifying Round Briefs: The thrill of Hemofarm, the agony of France
Could the opportunity for a second French team to join Cholet Basket in 2010-11 Euroleague play be over after tonight? The three squads from La Republique – Chorale Roanne, Asvel Basket, and Le Mans Sarthe – are all likely facing elimination tonight (though Roanne could manage to keep Alba Berlin close and thus back in […]
Euroleague Qualifying Round brackets determined
Following up the group draw for the first 22 teams confirmed for 2010-11 Euroleague play was … another draw! These time, the pingpong balls (actually they look more like something out of Dragonball Z; poor Diego, the dude who has to manipulate these things at high speed during the draw) determined the entire bracket draw […]
Euroleague announces seedings for 2010-11 draw
In advance of the draws on Thursday, Euroleague basketball have announced the seeds of the 22 Euroleague teams that will be divvied into four divisions in the 2010-11 season, as well as the 16 teams competing for the remaining two EL spots in the Euroleague Qualifying Rounds. This seedings do not of course determine the […]
ČEZ Nymburk takes third Czech Cup in a row, awaits EuroCup quarterfinal
Congratulations from BallinEurope go ahead today to ČEZ Nymburk, winners of the Czech Cup after beating Mlékárna Miltra Nový Jičín, 66-48, thanks mainly to a shutdown 21-7 fourth quarter put in by the new champs. The 2010 Cup makes it the fourth such title in a row for the team. Official FIBA Europe press release […]
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 […]
Euroleague, Eurocup, EuroChallenge participants announced
To torment and tease those of us – and by “those of us” here, i mean “every Euroball fan” – who can’t wait for the Euroleague, Eurocup, and FIBA EuroChallenge championship draws set for Wednesday at 1pm CET, FIBA Europe and Euroleague yesterday released the names of the participating clubs in the three competitions.
Attendance Figures for European Competitions (EuroCup)
In our second part of our report on the attendance figures of the different European competitions, we take a closer look today at the EuroCup, the second highest level of competition in Europe. You can find here the first part of our analysis which covered the FIBA EuroChallenge.
Add this Czech team to the Euroleague
These days, we hear a lot about new Euroleague standards in terms of arenas, a new Euroleague group phase format, and even a closed Euroleague. All these discussions are amazing, and I want to add something else to the discussion pool.