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Zalgiris Kaunas downs Lietuvos Rytas

Zalgiris Kaunas downs Lietuvos Rytas

The big game of Lithuanian Basketball, the Vilnius-Kaunas derby between Lietuvos Rytas and Zalgiris Kaunas, took place on the weekend. Euroleague stalwarts Zalgiris made the journey to the capital city…

Euroleague, round 1 wrapped

Euroleague, round 1 wrapped

It’s certainly good to have the Euroleague back as that blend of high octane action, excitement, and massive competitions around Europe has been missed in the off season. It is…

Euroleague, 2014/2015 season tips off

Euroleague, 2014/2015 season tips off

The 2014/2015 Euroleague season tipped off in style with six games across three groups on Thursday night, with the remaining six games taking place on Friday evening. During the start…

Laboral Kutxa wins 2014/15 Euroleague Opener

Laboral Kutxa wins 2014/15 Euroleague Opener

The Turkish Airlines Euroleague kicked off the 2014/15 season with a win by Laboral Kutxa Vitoria (Spain-Liga Endesa) over Neptunas Klaipeda (Lithuania-LKL), 88-69. The Spanish club took control of the…

2014/2015 Eurocup, Round 1

2014/2015 Eurocup, Round 1

The remainder of Round 1 of the 2014/2015 Eurocup season wrapped on Wednesday with sixteen games around the continent following the two that were played on Tuesday. Group A CAI…

Maalik Wayns leaves Zalgiris

Maalik Wayns leaves Zalgiris

Maalik Wayns (185 cm, Villanova’12) leaves Zalgiris Kaunas (Lithuania-LKL) and is going back home to the states to have surgery.  His contract with Zalgiris was terminated by mutual consent. Maalik…

Justinas Olechnavicius joins Barsy Atyrau

Justinas Olechnavicius joins Barsy Atyrau

Barsy Atyrau (Kazakhstan-Higher League) has added Lithuanian player Justinas Olechnavicius (193 cm) for the 2014-15 season. This will be Justinas’ first signing outside of his home Lithuania. This will be…

Lithuanian LKL Round 4 recap

Lithuanian LKL Round 4 recap

Many of the leagues around Europe are getting underway, but the action in the Lithuanian LKL is already in its fourth round of play. During this round reigning champions Zalgiris…

2014-15 Eurocup Draw Results

2014-15 Eurocup Draw Results

Barcelona, Spain – The 36 clubs that qualified for the Eurocup have now been divided into six groups during the recent 2014-15 Eurocup Draw. The Eurocup regular season is set…

Akropolis Cup: Zalgiris beats Lokomotiv Kuban, 65-49

Akropolis Cup: Zalgiris beats Lokomotiv Kuban, 65-49

B.C. Zalgiris Kaunas took to the court with pride as they defeated Lokomotiv Kuban 65-49, claiming the Kaunas Akropolis Cup trophy. The friendly tournament was held to celebrate the 70th anniversary…

Caleb Sutton pens with Palangos

Caleb Sutton pens with Palangos

Caleb Sutton (198 cm, Judson’13) will play in the Lithuanian second division this season after inking with NKL club Naglis Palangos. The forward is entering the club just as another…

Jermaine Love-Roberts joins Vilnius

Jermaine Love-Roberts joins Vilnius

Jermaine Love-Roberts (188 cm, Illinois Sprginfield’12) has penned a deal to play for Vilnius MRU in the Lithuanian NKL during the current season. The guard is already familiar with the…

Darjus Lavrinovic to miss two months

Darjus Lavrinovic to miss two months

Grissin Bon Reggio Emila (Italy-SerieA) will have to begin the 2014-15 season without their starting center. Lithuanian player Darjus Lavrinovic (212 cm) is expected to miss two months as he…

Lithuanian LKL 2014/2015 season game 1

Lithuanian LKL 2014/2015 season game 1

The Lithuanian LKL Regular Season got underway tonight with three games through round 1, with two of the games finishing in favour of road teams, with one home victory on…

Denis Krestinin signed by Jelgava

Denis Krestinin signed by Jelgava

BK Jelgava (Latvia-LKL) has landed young Lithuanian forward Denis Krestinin (200 cm) and he will get a chance to improve his skills with his new team this 2014-15. The 20-year-old…

Khimki opens Garastas Cup with win

Khimki opens Garastas Cup with win

Khimki Moscow Region opened the Garastas Cup with victory by downing Budivelnyk Kiev in the Lithuanian based pre-season tournament. A comfortable 102-77 victory saw the Russian team build momentum for…

Jawan Carter pens with Lietkabelis

Jawan Carter pens with Lietkabelis

Jawan Carter (180 cm, Delaware’11) has penned a deal with Lithuanian club Panavezys Lietkabelis (LKL) for the 2014-15 season. The guard was originally slated to play for Tundja Yambol from…

Mindaugas Katelynas added by Brose Baskets

Mindaugas Katelynas added by Brose Baskets

As a quick reaction to the injury of Josh Duncan, Brose Baskets Bamberg (Germany-BBL) is adding Mindaugas Katelynas (206 cm, Chattanooga’05) to fill in for him this 2014-15. Katelynas was…

Kyle Lamonte joins Pieno Zvaigzdes

Kyle Lamonte joins Pieno Zvaigzdes

Kyle Lamonte (191 cm, William Carey’08) has penned a deal that will take him to Lithuania this 2014-15 season, as a new member of Pieno Zvaigzdas Pasvalys (Lithuania-LKL). The 30-year-old…

FIBA World Cup 2014, France takes Third Place

FIBA World Cup 2014, France takes Third Place

The third/fourth game of any major Basketball tournament is an odd contest, and so it proved at the FIBA World Cup 2014 yet again. You see, neither France nor Lithuania…

Mustafa Shakur to play for Neptunas

Mustafa Shakur to play for Neptunas

Mustafa Shakur (190 cm, Arizona’07) is headed to Lithuania to play for Neptunas Klaipeda (LKL) this 2014-15 season. Shakur began the 2013-14 season playing in the NBA D-League for the…

FIBA World Cup 2014, USA makes final

FIBA World Cup 2014, USA makes final

Team USA will get the chance to defend its title at the final of the FIBA World Cup 2014 after swatting aside Lithuania in the first semi-final game on Thursday.…

FIBA World Cup 2014, USA and Lithuania in semis

FIBA World Cup 2014, USA and Lithuania in semis

We are at the business end of the FIBA World Cup 2014 now as the quarter final stage gets underway in Spain. There were two games on day one of…

FIBA World Cup 2014 Quarterfinals Preview

FIBA World Cup 2014 Quarterfinals Preview

We’re down to the last eight teams in the FIBA World Cup 2014! Teams representing Asia, Africa, and Australia and Oceania have all been eliminated from the competition. Brazil (South…

FIBA World Cup 2014 Round of 16 Day 2

FIBA World Cup 2014 Round of 16 Day 2

Spain – The last four teams to fill out the quarterfinals of the FIBA World Cup 2014 have been determined after some intense action in Day 2 of the Round…

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