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European winners 2015: major leagues roundup

European winners 2015: major leagues roundup

The 2015 season has finished in most domestic leagues, deciding the European winners this season and as the saying goes, there can only be one winner. Around the continent the…

D.J. Strawberry now with Olympiacos

D.J. Strawberry now with Olympiacos

D.J. Strawberry (196 cm, Maryland’07) has been added by Greek powerhouse Olympiacos S.F.P. Pireus (A1) this 2015/16 season. The 30-year-old veteran is coming off a one-season stint playing for Turkish…

Aleksandar Djordjevic is Panathinaikos head coach

Aleksandar Djordjevic is Panathinaikos head coach

Reeling off the back of one of its worst seasons in recent memory, Panathinaikos Athens will name Aleksandar Djordjevic as its new head coach. The most successful club in Greek…

Derek Cooke goes pro with AGOR

Derek Cooke goes pro with AGOR

Derek Cooke (206 cm, Wyoming’15) is headed to Europe to begin his professional career this 2015/16 after signing a deal to play for A.G.O Rethymno Aegean (Greece-A1). AGOR finished the…

Marcus Relphorde newcomer to AGOR

Marcus Relphorde newcomer to AGOR

A.G.O Rethymno Aegean (Greece-A1) has acquired the services of Marcus Relphorde (198 cm, Colorado’11) for the 2015/16 season. The 26-year-old Relphorde spent the 2014/15 season on the roster of Hermine…

Olympiacos sweeps to Greek league title

Olympiacos sweeps to Greek league title

Olympiacos Piraeus bested great rival Panathinaikos Athens in Game 3 of the Greek A1 finals to sweep the championship series and win an eleventh title. This seasons beaten Euroleague finalists…

Olympiacos rides to 2-0 finals lead over Panathinaikos

Olympiacos rides to 2-0 finals lead over Panathinaikos

Olympiacos Piraeus took another big step towards the Greek A1 title with a victory over nemesis Panathinaikos Athens in Game 2 of the finals series. The 69-76 victory came in…

Olympiacos downs Panathinaikos to open Greek finals

Olympiacos downs Panathinaikos to open Greek finals

The finals series of the Greek A1 has arrived and it has brought a familiar fixture as Olympiacos Piraeus and Panathinaikos Athens clash for the league title. The two biggest…

Olympiacos sets up Greek A1 final against Panathinaikos

Olympiacos sets up Greek A1 final against Panathinaikos

Olympiacos Pireus has punched its ticket to the Greek A1 final, joining arch rival Panathinaikos in the showpiece final series. Of course, Panathinaikos had booked its spot with a clean…

Olympiacos and Panathinaikos move to 2-0 in Greek semis

Olympiacos and Panathinaikos move to 2-0 in Greek semis

The Greek A1 semi-finals moved into Game 2 on Thursday and Friday, giving both Olympiacos and Panathinaikos the chance to take 2-0 leads in their respective ties. The two giants…

Real Madrid overcomes Olympiacos for Euroleague title

Real Madrid overcomes Olympiacos for Euroleague title

Real Madrid is the 2015 Euroleague champion after the Spanish club defeated Olympiacos 78-59 in a surprisingly comfortable championship game. The Euroleague Final Four has been held in Madrid’s Barclaycard…

Real Madrid and Olympiacos reach Euroleague final

Real Madrid and Olympiacos reach Euroleague final

Euroleague form went out of the window as the Final Four opened with Olympiacos Piraeus and Real Madrid reaching the showpiece final. Of course, both teams are formidable, but their…

Ernest Bremer returns to PAOK

Ernest Bremer returns to PAOK

Ernest Bremer (194 cm, St. Bonaventure’02) is now back with PAOK Thessaloniki (Greece-A1) and will be tasked to reinforce their backcourt during the 2014/15 postseason. Bremer is an American player…

James Gist banned for 8 months

James Gist banned for 8 months

American power forward James Gist (206 cm, Maryland’06) has been hit with an eight month ban from playing Basketball after failing a drugs test. The Panathinaikos player has been one…

D.J. Cooper agrees with Panathinaikos

D.J. Cooper agrees with Panathinaikos

D.J. Cooper (183 cm, Ohio’13) will be joining Panathinaikos Athens (Greece-A1) this 2015. Cooper is an American player who also holds a passport from Bosnia and Herzegovina. He began the…

Raymar Morgan added by Panathinaikos

Raymar Morgan added by Panathinaikos

Panathinaikos Athens (Greece-A1) is getting ready for the Greek league postseason and they have decided to strengthen their roster with the addition of Raymar Morgan (202 cm, Michigan State’10). The…

JR Bremer heading back to PAOK

JR Bremer heading back to PAOK

JR Bremer (194 cm, St. Bonaventure’02) will be making his return to Greek club PAOK Thessaloniki (Greece-A1) at the end of the week. JR is an American player who is…

Olympiacos defeats Panathinaikos in Greek A1 Game of the Week

Olympiacos defeats Panathinaikos in Greek A1 Game of the Week

Another edition of one of sports great rivalries as Greek giants Olympiacos Piraeus and Panathinaikos Athens clashed in “The Derby of the Eternal Enemies” the pick of the action in…

Dusko Ivanovic waived by Panathinaikos

Dusko Ivanovic waived by Panathinaikos

Greek giant Panathinaikos Athens has parted company with head coach Dusko Ivanovic after the club decided to waive his contract. The Montenegrin paid the price for an up and down…

Alexander Lindqvist to Trikalla

Alexander Lindqvist to Trikalla

Alexander Lindqvist (205 cm) is heading to Greece to play for A1 outfit Aries Trikalla BC for the remainder of the 2014/2015 campaign. The Swedish international will play outside his…

Will Sheehey pens with Panionios Athens

Will Sheehey pens with Panionios Athens

Will Sheehey (201 cm, Indiana’14) has been picked up by Panionios ON Telecoms Athens (A1) and will help the club close out the Greek Basketball season. The American has been…

Donnavan Kirk picked up by Koroivos

Donnavan Kirk picked up by Koroivos

Donnavan Kirk (206 cm, Miami, Florida’14) has been added to the roster of ASA Koroivos Amliadas (Greece-A1) this 2015. He will be reinforcing the teams frontcourt for the remainder of…

Larry Turner released by Koroivos

Larry Turner released by Koroivos

Larry Turner (210 cm, Tennessee State’07) has been waived by ASA Koroivos Amaliadas (Greece-A1) this 2015. Turner is an American player who also holds a passport from the Dominican Republic.…

Panathinaikos wins 4th-straight Greek Cup

Panathinaikos wins 4th-straight Greek Cup

Panathinaikos Athens flexed its muscles and asserted its dominance over AS Apollon Patras, 68-53, to win its fourth-straight Greek Cup title. This will be the 16th Greek Cup they will…

Michael Ojo joins Patras

Michael Ojo joins Patras

Michael Ojo (211 cm, Lehigh’11) has been tabbed by Greek A1 outfit Apollon Patras for the remainder of the season. The club will be contesting the Greek Cup final this…

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