It was David Blatt’s new team against his old team as the Cleveland Cavaliers stomped Euroleague champions Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv 107-80. Watch the best of the action as LeBron James made his official return home.
It was quite the change from the adventure around Spain but BiE’s Emmet Ryan felt right at his alma mater for pre-season action in the Irish men’s Premier League. There were, at best, 40 people in the bleachers. It was a far cry from the hordes in Palacio de los Desportes for the 2014 FIBA […]
It was a busy Sunday for Euroleague clubs in pre-season action. The headline win came for Real Madrid who took the Euro-American Cup title with a 79-67 win over Guerreros in Bogota. Saski Baskonia however went down in their game at the same tournament with a 79-78 defeat at the hands of Penarol. After losing […]
BiE was in UCD for the final day of action in the Harry Boland Cup pre-season competition. UCD Marian took top honours with an 80-79 win over Swords Thunder and Templeogue beat DCU Saints 83-62 in the third place game.
UCD Marian captain Conor Meany spoke to BiE after his side edged out Swords Thunder 80-79 in the final of the Harry Boland Cup pre-season competition. Meany reflected on his side’s performance and how preparations for the regular season are coming along. Check out this fast-break lay-up by Meany in Sunday’s final.
Templeogue BC’s head coach Mark Keenan reflects on his team’s performance at the pre-season Harry Boland Cup and the challenges he faces in his first year at the helm.
Preston Ross, formerly of Western Carolina and Winston Salem State in NCAA ball spoke with BiE after his impressive display in UCD Marian’s 90-60 win over Left Bank Kilkenny in pre-season on Saturday. Ross speaks about adapting to life in Ireland and how he needs to adapt his game for a bigger role in the […]
UCD Marian coach Ioannis Liapakis spoke to BiE after his side’s 90-60 win over Left Bank Kilkenny in the Harry Boland Cup pre-season tournament on Saturday. Liapakis discussed his team’s preparations, their efforts to work around their lack of size, and new arrival Preston Ross.
Pre-season action is under way and an 83-78 win for Olympiacos Piraeus over Anadolu Efes means the Reds will face Besiktas in Friday’s final in Istanbul. Istanbul is home to the pre-season Rixos Cup with Zalgiris Kaunas, Olympiacos Piraeus, and Budivelnik Kiev joining three teams from the host city, Fenerbahce Ulker, Anadolu Efes, and Besiktas […]