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Tau Ceramica and Asvel Basket both fortified rosters today in officially announcing new signings. Guard Pau Ribas jumps to Tau from DKV Joventut, while Kristjan Kangur moves from his native Estonia to Asvel. Perhaps the biggest score of the day (thus far), however, was Asvel’s inking of French homegrown talent Thomas Heurtel.
In case you missed it, here’s a link to the ESPN.com reportage on the latest chapter in the Minnesota Timberwolves off-season soap opera starring Ricky Rubio. The latest chapter is all about — believe it or not — economics. In order to sign their first-round draft pick and create that excellently thought-out Rubio/Jonny Flynn redundancy […]
Say what you want about Euroleague.net, but somebody over there has good ideas about filling a lull in the seasonal schedule. Currently running at the website is the “Euroleague Video Faceoff” tournament featuring video submissions from the teams’ cheerleading squads, and with winners determined by popular vote. The following are one man’s choices for the […]
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.
Here we go for the spectator figures for the best and most popular competition in Europe, the Euroleague. After the FIBA EuroChallenge and the EuroCup, BallinEurope.com checked what are the averages of the toughest European competition.
Spanish teenage sensation Ricky Rubio has issued a statement that he is ready to make the leap to the NBA, saying it’s his goal to enter the NBA for the 2009-10 season. “The hope and responsibility not to disappoint has given me the will to continue to work and I believe that I am ready […]
The last pack of Joints before the big break presents you with the stories behind the games in Barcelona and Roma, with a short stop in Athens and a final visit to Kaunas. Puff it up! Mirza Bryant? An NBA glitch for a minute. The most memorable game from Kobe’s rookie season was the last […]
Hello everybody, once again this is Javier Gancedo, as always from Euroleague Basketball in the last NIKEiD Fantasy Challenge blog of 2008. Looking back at the Euroleague year, it has been a fantastic one. The Final Four in Madrid was terrific; the competition system changed and it is safe to say it was an improvement; […]
Part II of the Weekend Joints is presented to you with visits to Kaunas, Nancy’s hot dog stands, Pionir, Milano and Greece. Can’t go wrong with that route. The matchup that never happened The Le Mans-Unicaja match had the potential to host one of the most intriguing match-ups Euroleague 2008/09 can offer. Unicaja’s big lead […]
Here we go for a new week with Euroleague action. But today, we have a very special women’s cigarette for you… …because Sylvia Fowles came up with a breakaway dunk in the Euroleague game between Spartak Moscow and Schio. KK Split and Cibona Zagreb met this weekend in the Adriatic League. And the least we […]
Lots of three-ball action took place this week. Some went in with great accuracy. Others will have to pay for the rim damage. Lazos, Erceg and Childress are the most overpaid players of this week, the double OT in Istanbul had two sides, Spencer caught up, Nancy made history, Jennings made us proud, and one […]
Luis Fernandez can truly be considered as one of best experts in terms of youth basketball in Europe. He writes for Draftexpress as well as for acb.com and so we are more than happy to have his opinion on one of the most talented teams of the Euroleague when it comes to young prospects. Overall […]