With the recent announcement that the 2011-12 champions won’t in fact be seeking a second go-around in the Adriatic League and hard economic realities facing many Serbian and Croatian clubs, BallinEurope contributor Marko Savkovic today asks the hard question about one of Europe’s most prestigious associations. Something is always up in the Adriatic League. After […]
British Basketball League Wrap: Newcastle Eagles win Championship Trophy, lose in upset, set sights on Europe
BallinEurope’s man in the UK, Sam Chadwick, checks in from the ‘Isles to give us an update on hoops happenings there. With the playoff picture taking shape, much of the focus has been on the Newcastle Eagles – in just a week, this side has been crowned regular-season champs, suffered a wicked upset and, most […]
On opening night of the newly created EuroCup, Lietuvos Rytas beat ASVEL Villeurbanne easily, 95-74, in front of 7500 spectators and Euroleague CEO Jordi Bertomeu. Matthew Nielsen is no longer playing for the Lithuanians, as he signed a new deal with Pamesa Valencia and will probably leave in the next days. The story of the […]
ULEB and FIBA Europe today announced the new format for European club competitions: Nothing really new here, though, as FIBA Europe had already published the main parts of this reform in March.