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It was end to end, then it was sluggish, then it was a battle of nerves, then it was a Frenchman taking over. The second semi-final of the 2019 Euroleague Final Four had stars appearing, disappearing, and then finding their way back in a dramatic encounter that was only somewhat marred by an foul-ridden third […]
There will be many serious analytical pieces about the Final Four on BiE in the run-up to Istanbul. This is not one of those pieces. Emmet Ryan looks at players across all four teams competing in Istanbul and finds their equivalent in the squared circle Pero Antic – The Big Show Bearded and skinheaded: Check […]
Watch reaction from Nikola Mirotic, Rudy Fernandez, Rudy Gobert, and Boris Diaw to the overtime thriller at EuroBasket 2015 as Spain topped France.
Real Madrid took a 2-0 lead in the Liga Endesa Finals on the back of a 31-10 first frame as they routed Barcelona in the Barclaycard Centre Every now and again, Real Madrid remind you what they can do when they really want to hurt a team. Los Blancos started 8 of 8 from three, […]
Rudy Fernandez showed why he is the ACB’s highest-paid player on Friday as Real Madrid beat Barcelona 78-72 in Game 1 of the ACB finals, writes Austin Green On a night when Mario Hezonja wore his killer instinct on his shooting sleeve, Rudy — well-known for his flair and his flops — carried Real Madrid […]
Rightly or wrongly, there are few European ballers who generate as much hatred as Rudy Fernandez. The Real Madrid and Spain star took the ALS ice bucket challenge, meaning he’s managed to do some good for charity and give something to all of those people who dislike them.
Real Madrid announced Thursday that Rudy Fernandez will stay with the Euroleague powerhouse for the next four seasons. The deal will see Fernandez stay with Real through to the end of the 2017/18 season, at which stage the former Portland Trail Blazer and Denver Nugget will be 33. Fernandez has made the All-Euroleague first team […]
With the NBA announcing its plans to introduce player nickname jerseys, we here at BiE look at what could happen with Euroleague adopting the same idea. The NBA is going to have a few match-ups next season where players wear nicknames on their backs instead of their real names. Some are obvious, like King James, […]
It took overtime, it took Tony time, but France finally got the best of Spain. Now they move on to the final of EuroBasket 2013. Drama does not mean quality. There were extended periods of fantastic basketball when France played Spain on Friday night. There were equally lengthy spell where the play was horrid. Overtime […]
Real Madrid tops FC Barcelona for first Spanish title since 2007; Reyes MVP, Jasikevicius with flashback performance
BallinEurope sends out congratulations this morning to Real Madrid, which closed out a most successful season by taking the decisive game five of the Liga Endesa championship series, 79-71, in yet another “El Clasico”-level thriller. The title represents Los Blancos’ first ACB championship since 2006-07; though title is Real’s sole trophy this season, the win […]
Okay, below runs the highlight clip European basketball fans traditionally look for this time of year – namely, the Top 10 Plays of the past Euroleague season. And while BallinEurope just as traditionally questions the pecking order of these things, BiE’ll have to admit the big ‘league pretty much nailed it this year right up […]
Instant history: Olympiacos dominates last 30 minutes, tops Real Madrid, 100-88, for back-to-back titles
No matter which way this year’s Euroleague championship played out, history would be made with Olympiacos chasing a repeat championship and Real Madrid its first in 18 years. And as it turns out, fate’s scribe was writing with Red(s) pen: Once again, tournament underdogs Olympiacos ended up EL alpha dogs with a 100-88 win over […]