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The angst of Primoz Brezec (in 141 characters or less)
You heard it here first … unless you get Primoz Brezec’ tweets, that is. Brezec’ Krasnye Krylia (a.k.a. the Red Wings), have dropped to 2-7 in Russian Superleague play – “good” for ninth place in the 10-team association – after losing to top-of-the-table Spartak St. Petersburg this afternoon, 81-65. The Slovenian big man soon expressed […]
Brezec leaves NBA, signs with Krasnye Krylya Samara
As the NBA gets into gear for the 2010-11 and Primoz Brezec remained unsigned, the 31-year-old has decided instead to sign with the Russian Superleague’s BC Krasnye Krylya Samara. Brezec last played in Europe for Lottomatica Roma in the 2008-09 season, but returned to the ‘States to perform last year for the Milwaukee Bucks and […]
European players in the NBA for 2010-11 (or, Come on, Raptors, sign Primoz Brezec already) [UPDATED]
With NBA teams starting to get warmed up for the regular season tipoff, BallinEurope figured it high time to take stock of the European players prospectively set to take the court in America for 2010-11. In considering the expanded rosters for each of the 30 NBA teams, BiE counted 50 players from The Continent plus […]
BallinEurope’s 2010 FIBA World Championship power rankings 5.0
Right. It’s time for the final edition – pending Nenad Krstic’s prospective suspension by FIBA – of BallinEurope’s 2010 FIBA World Championship power rankings. Now that Team USA has had it out with Spain and Greece, we can see the picture a little more clearly heading into the tournament tipping off Saturday. There’s a clear […]
Where will NBA's European free agents go?
While everyone else in the basketball universe is watching the minute-by-minute maneuvers of Lebron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and the like, BallinEurope has an eye on those powers from The Continent who may be moving around within the NBA to help reshape rosters for the 2010-11 season. Our man in the U.K., Sam Chadwick, […]
Betting on basketball: EuroBasket 2009 Group C odds
In our ongoing look at the odds on EuroBasket 2009 (herein presented by Euroleague/Ball in Europe partner SportingBet.com), BallinEurope.com takes a few notes on the current odds and trends in Group C. Group C is the pool which is getting officially overhyped in this tournament as the “Group of Death” sports journalists so often seek […]
Euroleague transfer analysis: Group C
The next group in BallinEurope’s continuing analysis is Group C, as A and B have already been discussed. While A will be called the Childress Group, in C we’ll have the Jennings Group then. But let’s see what the teams have done so far in terms of transfers.
The NBA-Euro Exodus continues
The transfer season is in full speed in Europe, with rumors fusing all around the different newspapers and websites. And while the NBA teams are still thinking of drafting Europeans in the second round, former picks are thinking about moving back to the Euroleague.