STB Le Havre 6
If it were up to Asvel Basket general manager Pierre Grall, at least two of his players would have found a stockingful of coal this morning for their recent lackluster play. A 2009-10 Euroleague team, Asvel was ignominiously bounced from Eurocup contention this week despite beating KK Hemofarm Stada, 81-80, before over 4,600 fans in […]
It’s a question on the mind of those teeming masses of French and Atlanta Hawks basketball fans: Who is Pape Sy, this citizen of La Republique that the Hawks selected at no. 53 overall? The fans’ wishes are BallinEurope’s command, so here’s the book (and the YouTube) on Monsieur Sy; apologies for allowing the Pape […]
In our second part of our report on the attendance figures of the different European competitions, we take a closer look today at the EuroCup, the second highest level of competition in Europe. You can find here the first part of our analysis which covered the FIBA EuroChallenge.
The financial crisis has had its impact on the various European budgets, with most teams lowering their expenses for the upcoming season. Additionally, the EUR-USD exchange rate has dropped in a region which is less interesting for the European teams too (1 Euro is worth around USD 1.30 today, as compared to a rate of […]
We’ve already talked about what happened to Marcus Slaughter in Bremerhaven a few days ago, but the story has now somehow come to a crazy conclusion. But let’s start from the beginning. Marcus Slaughter is a young US player with a lot of talent. Born in 1985 and after a great campaign with San Diego […]
“A long, long time ago…” This is how fairytales for children begin, but it could also lead off the status of the French League. So, a long, long time ago, French teams were big names in the European context: CSP Limoges won the Euroleague, ASVEL qualified for the Final Four, and Pau-Orthez was the most […]