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Euroleague Playoffs enter decisive fifth game

Euroleague Playoffs enter decisive fifth game

After Barcelona swept Galatasaray for a 3-0 series win, there were just three tied fixtures as Game 4 got underway in the Euroleague Playoffs. The Spanish club qualified early and…

Euroleague Playoffs action heats up

Euroleague Playoffs action heats up

Three games into the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Playoffs and so far only one team has made it through into the semifinals. Three other quarterfinal match-ups are still being resolved. FC…

Euroleague Playoffs roundup

Euroleague Playoffs roundup

The Euroleague Playoffs have gathered the best teams on the continent as all look to find a path to the coveted Final Four weekend, this year held at Milan´s Mediolanum…

Real Madrid takes 2 game lead over Olympiacos

Real Madrid takes 2 game lead over Olympiacos

Real Madrid took control of its best of five series against current two times Euroleague champs Olympiacos with an 82-77 home win. Los Blancos had already won Game 1 in…

Euroleague: Real Madrid and Barcelona up 2-0

Euroleague: Real Madrid and Barcelona up 2-0

The Spanish clubs FC Regal Barcelona and Real Madrid are both up 2-0 in the Quarterfinals of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague and are one step closer in setting up an…

Euroleague Top 16: final round recap

Euroleague Top 16: final round recap

The Euroleague Top 16 is complete and the competition now turns to the knockout phase as the best teams gather to continue on the road to the Final Four. The…

Athens Derby: Olympiacos beats Panathinaikos

Athens Derby: Olympiacos beats Panathinaikos

The final week of the Euroleague Top 16 brought with it an Athens Derby to remember as Olympiacos and Panathinaikos fought it out in a classic. The bitter rivals are…

Euroleague Top 16, Round 13 recap

Euroleague Top 16, Round 13 recap

The penultimate week of Euroleague Top 16 action has drawn to a close as Round 13 was done and dusted on Friday evening. Results this week have paved the way…

Barcelona beats Panthinaikos to win Group E

Barcelona beats Panthinaikos to win Group E

Barcelona´s Euroleague campaign is going from strength to strength as the Catalan giant defeated Panathinaikos Athens 84-62 in Spain. It was another noteworthy result for Barca, and undoubtedly another that…

Olympiacos back on track after Malaga win

Olympiacos back on track after Malaga win

Reigning Euroleague champs Olympiacos picked up a vital 63-80 road win over Unicaja Malaga as the race for the Playoffs entered Round 12 of the Top 16. An indifferent period…

Ioannis Athineou to EA7 Armani

Ioannis Athineou to EA7 Armani

Italian Serie A team EA7 Emporio Armani Milano has added Greek guard Ioannis Athineou (194 cm) to strengthen their backcourt for the remainder of the season. This signing will be…

Terry Smith to land with Kolossos

Terry Smith to land with Kolossos

VAP Kolossos Rodou (Greece-A1) has agreed to terms on a deal to bring in Terry Smith (185 cm, Mercyhurst’08) for the rest of the season. The 28-year-old Smith is coming…

Euroleague Top 16, Round 9

Euroleague Top 16, Round 9

The Euroleague Top 16 phase is in full swing as the best clubs on the continent tackled each other in eight exciting games of Basketball this week. Over Thursday and…

Euroleague Top 16 Round 8, recap

Euroleague Top 16 Round 8, recap

The second half of the Top 16 is underway in the Euroleague and Round 8 proved a typically exciting week of games. Hoops fans across the continent were treated to…

Fenerbahce Top 16 revival in full swing

Fenerbahce Top 16 revival in full swing

Fenerbahce´s Euroleague season is now officially back in the groove after the Turkish giant gunned down reigning champions Olympiacos 78-74 at home. After a rocky start to the Top 16…

Giorgi Shermadini back with Olympiacos

Giorgi Shermadini back with Olympiacos

Croatian big man Giorgi Shermadini (216 cm) has been added by Greek powerhouse Olympiacos S.F.P. Pierus once again. He played for the Greek club briefly during the 2012-13 season, where…

Eric Devendorf signs with Ilysiakos

Eric Devendorf signs with Ilysiakos

Ilysiakos Athens from Greece’s A1 league has added American guard Eric Devendorf (193 cm, Syracuse’09) for the 2013-14 season. He has already logged his first game for his new team…

Euroleague Top 16 recap

Euroleague Top 16 recap

The Top 16 of the Euroleague reached its halfway stage this week as Round 7 of this second stage brought high scores and authoritative displays from some of the tournaments…

Euroleague: Panathinaikos vs. Olympiacos

Euroleague: Panathinaikos vs. Olympiacos

The Athens Derby, one of the biggest games in European Basketball, was typically feisty and tight this evening as Panathinaikos downed current Euroleague champs Olympiacos. It was a busy night…

Zack Wright to Panathinaikos Athens

Zack Wright to Panathinaikos Athens

Zack Wright (191 cm, Central Missouri’07) is set to make his return to the Greek A1 league after agreeing on a deal with Panathinaikos Athens. Wright is an American player…

Dimitrios Mavroeidis wins arbitration vs. Bilbao

Dimitrios Mavroeidis wins arbitration vs. Bilbao

Greek player Dimitrios Mavroeidis (208 cm) has sought arbitration at the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal versus his former team, Spanish club Bilbao Basket. The big man filed a claim against Bilbao…

Lazaros Papadopoulos to CB Canarias

Lazaros Papadopoulos to CB Canarias

CB Canarias Tenerife (Spain-Liga Endesa) has landed Lazaros Papadopoulos (210 cm). The Russian-born Greek big man was a former member of the Greek National Team from 2000 to 2007. In…

FIBA selects wildcards for 2014 World Cup

FIBA selects wildcards for 2014 World Cup

The four wildcards for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup have been named by FIBA´s Central Board after a meeting in host nation Spain. The teams chosen to be wildcards…

Barcelona continues Euroleague streak

Barcelona continues Euroleague streak

FC Barcelona continued its impressive Euroleague Top 16 form by claiming a 56-63 victory against Panathinaikos Athens on the road. It is never easy to go to the Olympic Sports…

Madrid, CSKA, Milan and Olympiacos win

Madrid, CSKA, Milan and Olympiacos win

Round 5 of the Top 16 is underway in the Euroleague with four games held in Groups E and F on Thursday. There was only one road win on the…

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