Las Dreamcheers strut stuff, show skills at Copa Del Rey
Damn straight BallinEurope’ll run these videos. Alongside this year’s top-notch hoops for which the Copa Del Rey has become world famous, the 2013 edition of the tournament featured some amazing athleticism, choreography and straight-up gorgeousness from Las Dreamcheers, a dance team made up of ACB cheerleaders. Check out the Liga Endesa-produced video directly below for […]
Sonny Weems learns Russian, enjoys bathtub with cheerleader while hocking pizza
In a series of advertisements featuring CSKA Moscow players and dance team, Papa John’s hopes to be hocking a lot of pizzas in the big city. The advertising campaign is your fairly standard stuff; a representative sample runs starring Milos Teodosic, Andrey Vorontsevich, the team mascot and Anton Ponkrashov resembling the world’s largest pencil with […]
Žalgiris Kaunas dance team (attempts to) Cheer Up Final Four fans
One squad involved in the 2012 Euroleague Final Four is getting a bit of a short shrift in the tournament this time around – namely, the Žalgiris Kaunas “Cheer Up” dance team.
Alba Berlin dance team doin’ work
This one goes out to the German-speakers and cheerleader fans among the BallinEurope audience – BiE suspects no shortage in either category – to perk up Monday morning here on the Continent. Check out the preparations undergone by the Alba Berlin dance team before a recent match at O2 World arena as well as some […]
Video: BC Triumph Lyubertsy dance team
Just because. (Courtesy PBL Twitter feed.) You’re welcome.
TBL All-Star Game: Sasha Vujacic named MVP, Dogus Balbay takes dunk contest
Sasha Vujacic an all-star game MVP? BiE knows it sounds crazy, but that’s what went down this weekend in Turkey during the TBL season break. In a game that pitted foreigners against Turks, the former NBA champion went for 24 points and dished five assists in a 140-139 barnburner settled by Besiktas’ Carlos Arroyo’s last-second […]
Charles Smith goes for 39 as Newcastle takes BBL Cup; Nathan Schall wins dunk contest
BallinEurope’s man in the UK, Sam Chadwick, reports on last week’s British Basketball League Cup along with the concomitant traditional festivities. Read on like Newcastle rolled on… This past weekend saw one of the many highlights on the BBL Calendar, when the BBL Cup Final took place at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham. That […]
Kirilenko, Khryapa, Shaved, Krstic, Gordon: New members of Red Foxes dance team?
If anyone ever doubted the athleticism and talent of high-level cheerleading squads, the video below will change your mind. Check out CSKA Moscow studs Andrei Kirilenko, Viktor Khryapa, Alexei Shved, Nenad Krstic and Jamont Gordon attempting to learn a few of the Red Foxes’ simpler moves with little success.
Eisbären Bremerhaven’s Torrell Martin with the assist (to the dance team)
It’s the secret desire of every professional basketball player: To blow off the obligations of the court and just, you know, shake that groove thing with the team’s cheerleaders. Okay, so maybe the likes of Kobe Bryant aren’t actually into dance team dancing, but in Germany, Torrell Martin found a way to wow the crowd […]
Video clips: Championships, cheerleaders, Carroll crushes, Barcelona loses (again)
Happy Monday, everyone. To get that week started right, BallinEurope has compiled a healthy-sized video play list at which you may goggle over morning coffee. From all corners of Europe (and Portland, Oregon) came the action last week as the barrage of title-awarding begins on The Continent. • First up: BiE offers congratulations to Žalgiris […]
NBA in London, game two: DeRozan dominates, Sasha rules, Nets optimistic about future
Say what you want about sending two lottery-level NBA clubs on a cross-Atlantic trip to play a pair of ultimately meaningless games, but not one of the 18,500-plus in attendance for the Toronto Raptors-New Jersey Nets game last night can fairly complain about not getting his/her money’s worth. Those attending the O2 Arena for the […]
Vlade Divac’s All-Star Weekend in Hungary
So how did Vlade Divac spend his All-Star weekend? By hanging out with former Bull/Cavalier/Raptor/Gran Canaria/Tau Ceramica big man Kornél Dávid plus a buncha players from Hungary and old Yugoslavia! As a prelude to the Hungarian National League all-star game between locals and foreign-born players, the country’s sole NBA product was reunited with his fellow […]