BallinEurope has received an update from Adi Micinic of TotalBaschet.ro on the Romanian playoffs, currently underway and featuring a couple of that league’s heavyweights. BiE hopes to be updating the list of European champions soon, but for now, take it away Adi! CSU Asesoft Ploiesti are up 2-0 in its best-of-five series against Steaua Turabo […]
You may have heard that across the ocean, they’re tipping off something called The NCAA Basketball Tournament, a.k.a. March Madness. BallinEurope naturally has one eye on The Big Dance with feet grounded on The Continent. Happily, Europe is decently represented in the tournament and, after looking over the rosters, BiE definitely now has installed his […]
League play is now accelerating to a close all over The Continent, and BallinEurope’s “List of European Champions” page gets more updates. Most men’s domestic leagues have completely closed up shoppe for 2009-10, but BiE has also listed a few details on where other leagues stand at present; links are provided where possible. If no […]
Another big-name national player won’t be playing international FIBA ball this summer, but this time it’s not about injury, “present circumstances,” or concerns of an NBA team. Rather, the more insidious charge of illegal performance-enhancer use has befallen Catalin Burlacu of Team Romania and seven-peat Romanian League champion CSU Ploiesti. The test which ultimately came […]
Time for a BallinEurope.com primer on the fifth group of the eight FIBA EuroChallenge divisions: Group E, home of the best teams from Siberia and Romania — plus perhaps surprise 2009-10 national champions from Belgium and Ukraine, too. Read on!
What were we reading at the BallinEurope virtual offices this week? Glad you asked! Here’s a handful of stories on all matters Euroball for your perusal. Happy reading, everyone! One to watch, possibly: Serbian import Darko Cohadarevic of Texas Tech. Hey, did you know the Major League Soccer (America’s, ahem, top fútball league) championship goes […]