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Betting on basketball: Pointspreads and odds for Euroleague week 4, part 2
The second half of Euroleague play this week is the small half, with just four games happening this evening, and at least one dandy if the bookmakers are accurate – which they tragically so often are. After all, it’s their money out there. That’s how I justify it to myself, anyway. Tonight’s pointspreads and over/under […]
Reviewing the last play of Panathinaikos vs. Olympiakos
For some reason, I felt like reviewing the last play by Olympiakos, in which they had 13 seconds to tie the game and send it into overtime. At first, it looked like Yiannis Boroussis missed the post-up move and lost the game for Olympiakos. It was hard to see since Boroussis is a very(!) passionate […]
Yarone's Weekend Joints – Part I
Week 8 of the Euroleague presented some unusual numbers in the Zalgiris-Prokom game, a junior big guys battle in Athens, a Turkish delight thanks to veterans and a big tie in the Le Mans battle. Part I will present all that before Part II, in which the games in Barcelona and Roma take center stage. […]
Yarone's weekend Joints
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 […]
Kobe to join Josh Childress in Olympiacos?
I don’t know how serious this rumor is, but Italian website basketcentral.it announced today that the Greek powerhouse is collecting the money to make an offer to Kobe Bryant next summer. According to the article, the super-rich Angelopoulos brothers are ready to put $60 million on the table to sign the LA Laker guard to […]
Euroleague transfer analysis: Group A
After the first transfer mania on the European market, I want to take a look at the current roster situation of the Euroleague teams. Of course, right now, you cannot tell how the teams will perform this season as the squads have not been fixed, but let’s take a first look at who did what […]
Great rivalries in European basketball: Panathinaikos vs. Olympiakos (Part 2)
In the second part of our article about one of the biggest rivalries in European basketball, I’ll take a closer look at more recent games between both teams and speak about the post-2002 era.
Great rivalries in European basketball: Panathinaikos vs. Olympiakos
During these summer weeks in which club team action is slowing down a bit despite a hot transfer market, BallinEurope will give you a little history lesson with the presentation of the biggest rivalries in European basketball. And we’ll start in Greece.
The Euroleague group draw 2008
Yesterday, the Euroleague proceeded for its annual draw in Berlin. After several speeches and awards, the big moment was coming close with the draw of the current Euroleague groups. Here is my analysis of the results.
The BallinEurope playoff roundup
We have some more national champions to congratulate today, and we’ve also witnessed some nice “battles” in the paint. Get ready for the latest edition of the BallinEurope playoff roundup!