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Boston Celtics to take on Fenerbahce Ulker, Milano in October
For the first time since 2007, the Boston Celtics will do some training camp and play exhibition games in Europe this autumn. Reports the Boston Herald: “Sources have confirmed that, barring any logistical problems overseas, the Celts will hold workouts and face European teams in [Istanbul and Milan]. There are still some contracts to be […]
Around the world with NBA Live, Euroleague American tour
The NBA Live Europe tour begins tonight when the New York Knicks visit AJ Milano; tomorrow sees the Los Angeles Lakers take on the Minnesota Timberwolves in London and Maccabi Haifa visiting the New Jersey Nets. All in all, the exchange program between the two big leagues will see nine games played in four countries, […]
Mark your calendars: Teams, dates for 2011 NBA Europe Live tour set
Who says it’s too far away to be thinking about the 2011 NBA Europe Live tour? Not BallinEurope, certainly, and apparently not EA Sports, Euroleague and the NBA: The organizations have released information on participating teams – and o boy, they’re good – for the October event. The NBA teams playing in the annual hypefest […]
Coming to America: Euroleague American Tour 2009 games set
Euroleague and NBA officials today announced the dates and teams for this year’s Euroleague American Tour and damn if these matchups aren’t fascinating enough to make you wish the games were for real… The four preseason games will see Olympiacos Piraeus facing off against the San Antonio Spurs (October 9) and Cleveland Cavaliers (October 12); […]
NBA Jam Van cruises through Germany, onward
That large brick-resembling motor vehicle you see rolling through Germany on the way to all parts Western European isn’t any normal van: Rather, it’s something EA Sports and consumer electronics specialists Hannspree like to call the NBA Jam Van, on its second (presumably) annual trip ‘round the Continent to spread the good word of roundball.
A European Final 4 in Miami!
No, the Euroleague has not decided to play the Final Four 2010 in the United States. It even has nothing to do with European basketball. But I find the story highly interesting and it could be adapted in the future by innovative European basketball leagues as well. So let’s check out what I am talking […]
European basketball: "something between college basketball and NBA"
Now what do you think of this definition for European basketball? Thanks to this post on Ettore Messina’s blog, we know what the “Godfather of European Basketball” thinks. Remember this article was written in February 2007, so maybe his thinking has changed since Russia won the European Championship and the NBA Europe Live tour showed […]