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Rudy Gobert was always going to be a force in this game but the sheer ease with which he dominated Poland was shocking to all watching as the Minnesota Timberwolves man barely broke a sweat in a controlled performance to reach the final of EuroBasket 2022. Emmet Ryan was in Berlin to watch the three […]
With the big three of EuroBasket 2022 not even making it to the medal round, Emmet Ryan breaks down how changing cultures in basketball have been behind the shocking exists of Antetkounmpo, Doncic, Jokic, and more There’s a poster just inside the media entrance of the Mercedes-Benz Arena. The main promo for EuroBasket and similar […]
A year ago James Nunnally was fresh of a season filled with titles but oodles of questions. Delivering the necessary answers set him up for a jump to the NBA and a chance to be a useful piece for the Minnesota Timberwolves, writes Emmet Ryan The natural narrative around the T-Wolves this off-season was […]
Ricky Rubio had a big night for the Timberwolves against the Clippers with 18 points, 12 rebounds, and 11 assists. Despite Rubio’s heroics, Minnesota fell 110-105.
Falling out of bounds with no ability to see where your team mates are? Perfect time to drop a dime. Despite Ricky’s heroics, the Timberwolves fell 94-91 to the Warriors.
Though the NBA’s opening night went down yesterday (North America time), the far majority of teams in the Association has yet to tip things off. What better time then, to enumerate 10 or so storylines BallinEurope will be following in 2013-14? (That was a rhetorical question.) Right, then. Here’s what we’re looking at in the […]
CSKA Moscow’s U.S. tour started off with a hard-fought 108-106 victory over its NBA opposition, the Minnesota Timberwolves, but only after requiring an extra five minutes of time. The Timberwolves didn’t get off to the best of starts, but the reserves provided a spirited fightback, turning a 18 point deficit into a four point lead […]
Episode #54 (alternatively “Volume II, Episode 2”) of the BallinEurope/heinnews co-produced “Taking the Charge” podcast series is now available online or via iTunes. But enough with the pleasantries. Let’s get right to the headliners. From the post-games of last week’s Eurobasket 2013 final matches come words from perhaps the biggest names we’ve ever had on […]
We know half of the teams through from Group F after a wild Saturday. Two Balkan teams locked up their places in the quarter-finals with wins today while Spain cruised to their first win in the second phase. Damn that crowd makes a difference. Slovenia and Greece delivered one of the ugliest first quarters of […]
The Red Army is coming to the US as part of the always fun and interesting Euroleague American Tour 2013: Euroleague and NBA officials today announced that in October, CSKA Moscow’ll be taking on a couple of teams with nice Continental/ international ties in the Minnesota Timberwolves and San Antonio Spurs. No word yet on […]
Because it’s never too early to start looking ahead to Eurobasket 2013 – wait a minute, there’s only 11 weeks left until tipoff? Definitely not too early, then, to take a look at the formative rosters for the big Continental tournament. While only a few national teams (Croatia and Lithuania among them) have released preliminary […]
Podcast: Interview with Ricky Rubio; wrapping the 2012-13 Euroleague season, NIJT; reviewing The Wrestler
Episode #35 of the BallinEurope/heinnews co-produced “Talking the Charge” podcast series is now available online and is downloadable from iTunes – and o boy, it’s a good one. Days after Olympiacos made European basketball history, we’re still amazed by another incredible run by the Reds and so discuss the context of this back-to-back title victory. […]