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Euroleague tips off tonight and with it come thousands of predictions and opinions on the outcomes of this evening’s six matches. To better gauge expectations, what better to consult than a bookie? After all, as I always say, these are the guys who stand to lose the most by choosing poorly. Handicaps and over/unders, courtesy […]
Over the next few days, BallinEurope.com will be running brief previews on Euroleague teams in advance of Opening Day (well, Opening Day for 92% of the league, anyway). Today, Jaime Martínez Lafargue, editor of the (mostly) Spanish-language website Solobasket.com, takes a look at the monsters from Barcelona. The Regal FC Barcelona roster is simply amazing. […]
Along with the obligatory odds for outright winner of the big enchilada, the bookmakers at Euroleague/Ball in Europe sponsor Sporting Bet have also released odds on your team to make the Final Four – well, OK, especially if your team is Greece- or Spain-based. And speaking of those twin national teams, what are the odds […]
The quality of a national league here in Europe is not given by the value of top teams – every league has a number of top teams – but is more appropriately determined by how good the medium-to-low range clubs are. Spain’s are good like no others are: This is why ACB is today the […]
Quite a coup for Regal FC Barcelona was reported by Euroleague officials today: Boniface Ndong, formerly of Unicaja, has come to terms with Barcleona on a three-year deal. Ndong is most known for his shot-blocking: typically playing as a reserve last season, Ndong averaged 1.3 blocks per Euroleague game and 1.0 per ACB game.
More major roster moves by Euroleague teams were reported late yesterday and today: Local hero Dejan Milojevic officially announced his return to Partizan Belgrade, the home of his glory years of 2004-2006, and his imminent retirement from professional basketball; recently well-traveled US player Terence Morris jumped from CSKA Moscow to Regal FC Barcelona; and former […]
As a public service to our readers (not to mention a good excuse to get in some high-quality surfing time), BallinEurope will hereby begin cataloguing some key European teams’ official websites. We’ll first run through the teams of the Euroleague groups sequentially A through D, followed by a rundown of Euroleague qualifiers, Eurocup contestants, EuroChallenge […]
Say what you want about Euroleague.net, but somebody over there has good ideas about filling a lull in the seasonal schedule. Currently running at the website is the “Euroleague Video Faceoff” tournament featuring video submissions from the teams’ cheerleading squads, and with winners determined by popular vote. The following are one man’s choices for the […]
The Euroleague 2009-10 season has begun! This morning, the Euroleague announced the groupings for the ten-game competition this autumn. Naturally, the pools are totally enticing and some great fodder for watercooler discussions for months. (Heck, they’ll have to be.) The groups look like this:
To torment and tease those of us – and by “those of us” here, i mean “every Euroball fan” – who can’t wait for the Euroleague, Eurocup, and FIBA EuroChallenge championship draws set for Wednesday at 1pm CET, FIBA Europe and Euroleague yesterday released the names of the participating clubs in the three competitions.
Here we go for the spectator figures for the best and most popular competition in Europe, the Euroleague. After the FIBA EuroChallenge and the EuroCup, BallinEurope.com checked what are the averages of the toughest European competition.