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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…

Valanciunas charged with drunk driving

Valanciunas charged with drunk driving

Toronto Raptors’ center Jonas Valanciunas (211 cm) has been charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol (DUI). The second-year player from Lithuania is charged with having greater than 80…

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…

Tyrone Brazelton back to Lithuania

Tyrone Brazelton back to Lithuania

Tyrone Brazelton (183 cm, Western Kentucky’08) is making is way back to Lithuania’s LKL after signing a deal to play for Neptunas Klaipeda. Brazelton began the 2013-14 season playing for…

Bambale Osby moves to BC Siauliai

Bambale Osby moves to BC Siauliai

Bambale Osby (203 cm, Maryland’08) is headed to BC Siauliai (Lithuania-LKL) after starting 2013-14 with VAP Kolossos Rodou (Greece-A1). This 2013-14 the big man played a total of 21 games…

Eurocup: Quarterfinal teams decided

Eurocup: Quarterfinal teams decided

The Quarterfinal stage of the Eurocup has been locked in after game 2 of the Eighthfinals was completed on Wednesday. The qualified teams now take their place in the next…

Deividas Dulkys moving to Tofas Bursa

Deividas Dulkys moving to Tofas Bursa

Tofas Bursa (Turkey-TBL) has bought out the existing contract of Lithuanian player Deividas Dulkys (196 cm, Florida State’12) from Polish club Anwil Wloclawek. Dulkys moved to Anwil early in the…

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…

Eurocup Eighthfinals Round 1

Eurocup Eighthfinals Round 1

The Eurocup Eighthfinals are underway as Round 1 of the first knockout stage of the competition was completed on Wednesday evening. There were six clashes in cities around Europe following…

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…

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…

Madrid routs Zalgiris in Round 7

Madrid routs Zalgiris in Round 7

Real Madrid put on another Euroleague master-class on Friday by destroying Zalgiris Kaunas 108-72 at home. The win sent Madrid to 6-1 in what is a very interesting Group F…

Ksistof Lavrinovic joins Valencia

Ksistof Lavrinovic joins Valencia

Lithuanian big man Ksistof Lavrinovic (209 cm) has joined Spanish Liga Endesa team Valencia Basket this 2013-14 season. Lavrinovic was a member of the Lithuanian National Team from 2003 to…

Travis Leslie heads to BC Siauliai

Travis Leslie heads to BC Siauliai

Former Los Angeles Clippers guard Travis Leslie (193 cm, Georgia’11) will be moving to BC Siauliai from Lithuania’s LKL this January 2014. He began the season playing for ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne…

Euroleague: Olympiacos’ struggles continue

Euroleague: Olympiacos’ struggles continue

Three games made up the schedule on Thursday in the Euroleague Last 16 as day two of Round 3 continued with more dramatic action around the continent. It was a…

Attendance and revenue: Top NE European teams

Attendance and revenue: Top NE European teams

Attendance and revenue: Top 20 North Eastern European teams Revenue from ticket sales is not the primary source of income of sports organizations. Especially when it is compared to sponsorship…

Rimantas Kaukenas joins Reggio Emila

Rimantas Kaukenas joins Reggio Emila

Italian SerieA team Grissin Bon Reggio Emila has landed veteran Lithuanian guard Rimantas Kaukenas (192 cm, Seton Hall’00) for the 2013-14 season. He has been a member of the Lithuanian National…

Euroleague: CSKA defeats Barca

Euroleague: CSKA defeats Barca

With week 9 of the Euroleague under way many teams are already turning their attention to the Last 16, although there is still plenty to play for around the continent.…

Dirk Bauermann let go by Lietuvos Rytas

Dirk Bauermann let go by Lietuvos Rytas

Long-time Lithuanian powerhouse team Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius has decided to let go of German head coach Dirk Bauermann. The 55-year-old Baurmann joined the team in March 2013, in time to…

Donatas Visockis boosts Cheshire Phoenix

Donatas Visockis boosts Cheshire Phoenix

The Cheshire Phoenix from the United Kingdom’s British Basketball League have brought in Lithuanian big man Donatas Visockis (208 cm, Portland State’09) and the move has already paid dividends. In…

Zabian Dowdell added by Lietuvos Rytas

Zabian Dowdell added by Lietuvos Rytas

Former Phoenix Suns guard Zabian Dowdell (191 cm, Virginia Tech’07) has been added to the roster of Lithuanian powerhouse Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius for the 2013-14 season. In 2012-13 the 26-year-old…

Euroleague Round 7, recap

Euroleague Round 7, recap

More Last 16 positions were claimed as Round 7 of the Euroleague drew to a close on Friday night, while other clubs got closer and others survived to fight another…

Euroleague: Lokomotiv books place in last 16

Euroleague: Lokomotiv books place in last 16

Euroleague Round 7 kicked off on Thursday with six games around Europe and now that we are deep into the Regular Season the clubs to take part in the Last…

Euroleague: euro giants qualify for Last 16

Euroleague: euro giants qualify for Last 16

Six games held around the continent brought Round 6 of the Euroleague to a close on Friday night in what proved to be another night of exciting action. It was…

Delininkaitis to Selcuk Universitesi

Delininkaitis to Selcuk Universitesi

Turkish TBL team Torku Selcuk Univeritesi Konya has acquired the services of Lithuanian player Tomas Delininkaitis (190 cm) for the 2013-14 season. He has been a long-time member of the…

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