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CSKA Moscow overcomes Nizhny Novgorod in VTB

CSKA Moscow overcomes Nizhny Novgorod in VTB

CSKA Moscow dispatched Nizhny Novgorod in an enthralling contest to open the VTB United League semi-final series between the two clubs. The Russian giants took an 86-79 victory at home…

Novosibirsk celebrates Superleague title

Novosibirsk celebrates Superleague title

BC Novosibirsk clinched the Russian Superleague title on Tuesday evening with a nervy 64-65 road win in Game 3 of the championship series against Spartak Primorie Vladivostok. The victory marked…

Nizhny Novgorod completes VTB Final Four

Nizhny Novgorod completes VTB Final Four

It took a fifth and final, deciding game, but in the end BC Nizhny Novgorod prevailed over Zenit Saint Petersburg 75-65 to advance to the VTB United League semifinals. It…

VTB League: Khimki makes Final Four while Zenit forces decider

VTB League: Khimki makes Final Four while Zenit forces decider

Zenit St. Petersburg downed Nizhny Novgorod 76-83 on the road in VTB League action on Friday to send their quarter-final tie to a deciding game. Zenit was trailing 2-1 in…

Travis Peterson staying with Avtodor Saratov

Travis Peterson staying with Avtodor Saratov

Travis Peterson (208 cm, Samford’08) will remain Avtodor Saratov (Russia, VTB League) after extending his contract through the 2015/2016 season. The American is a part of the Avtodor team playing…

VTB League, Khimki and CSKA coast to wins

VTB League, Khimki and CSKA coast to wins

We are one step away from the Final Four of the VTB United League with the Quarter-Final stage in full swing this week. Game 2 of the last eight phase…

Brion Rush wins arbitration vs. Krasnie Krilya

Brion Rush wins arbitration vs. Krasnie Krilya

Brion Rush filed a claim against his former club Krasnie Krilya Samara (Russia-VTB) at Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT) for outstanding salaries and interest. Rush is an American player who also…

Bernard King inks with Roanne

Bernard King inks with Roanne

Chorale de Roanne Basket (France, ProB) has officially linked with Bernard King (196 cm, Texas A&M’03) after he signed a deal with the club. The American is coming from a…

Euroleague, Barca, ALBA Berlin, and Laboral Kutxa Vitoria impress

Euroleague, Barca, ALBA Berlin, and Laboral Kutxa Vitoria impress

There was an abundance of huge games in the Euroleague on Thursday as the Top 16 entered its thirteenth week of action. The evening threw up historic derby games and…

Eurocup Semifinals, Game 1 results

Eurocup Semifinals, Game 1 results

The Eurocup Semifinals got underway on Wednesday evening as the remaining four teams in the competition took a first step towards the final. The two Eurocup Semifinals will be played…

Novosybirsk wins Russian Cup

Novosybirsk wins Russian Cup

Novosybirsk managed to better Dynamo Moscow to lift the Russian Cup after a tight final game between the two Superleague clubs. After 80 minutes Novosybirsk came away with an 81-78…

Euroleague, Real Madrid beats Maccabi Tel Aviv

Euroleague, Real Madrid beats Maccabi Tel Aviv

There are just three games left in the Euroleague Top 16 after Round 12 wrapped on Friday, and with the Play-Offs looming the qualification places are dwindling. Barcelona was the…

Petteri Koponen extends with Khimky

Petteri Koponen extends with Khimky

Petteri Koponen (194 cm) has agreed to extend his contract with Khimky Moscow Region (Eurocup and VTB United League). The Finnish player added another two years to his deal, adding…

Euroleague Top 16, Barcelona through, Galatasaray out

Euroleague Top 16, Barcelona through, Galatasaray out

Round 11 of the Euroleague Top 16 tipped off on Thursday with five games between the elite clubs of the continent. The rest of the round will be played tomorrow…

CSKA Moscow consolidates atop the VTB League

CSKA Moscow consolidates atop the VTB League

After Khimki’s close road loss to Zenit St. Petersburg on Sunday, CSKA Moscow had the chance to extend its lead at the top of the VTB United League. The Euroleague…

Victor Claver joins Khimky Moscow Region

Victor Claver joins Khimky Moscow Region

BC Khimky Moscow Region (Russia-VTB) has brought in Spanish forward Victor Claver (206 cm) to strengthen their roster for the remainder of the season. Victor is returning to Europe after…

Fenerbahce downs CSKA in Moscow

Fenerbahce downs CSKA in Moscow

Round 8 of the Euroleague Top 16 has showed that in Europe’s elite competition that nothing can be taken for granted. Fenerbahce showed CSKA Moscow that at home on Friday…

Willie Deane back with Krasny Oktyabr

Willie Deane back with Krasny Oktyabr

Willie Deane (188 cm, Purdue’03) is set to make his return to Russian club Krasny Oktyabr Volgograd (VTB) this 2015. Deane is 35-year-old player who has dual citizenship from the…

Khimki Moscow Region keeps pressure on in VTB

Khimki Moscow Region keeps pressure on in VTB

Three games opened Round 21 of the VTB United League, and with reigning champs and league leaders CSKA Moscow not in action this round, it is a perfect opportunity for…

Doron Perkins released by Krasny Oktyabr

Doron Perkins released by Krasny Oktyabr

Doron Perkins’ (189 cm, Santa Clara’05) time with Krasny Oktyabr Volgograd (Russia-VTB), with the player being released by the team. He signed with the club a month ago and it…

Gal Mekel pens with Nizhny Novgorod

Gal Mekel pens with Nizhny Novgorod

Russian club BC Nizhny Novgorod (VTB) has agreed to terms with former NBA guard Gal Mekel (190 cm, Wichita State’08) this 2015. Mekel is an Israeli player who also holds…

Andrei Kirilenko reunites with CSKA Moscow

Andrei Kirilenko reunites with CSKA Moscow

After recently being waived by the Philadelphia 76ers, Russian-American Andrei Kirilenko (206) is returning to Europe. He is reuniting with former club CSKA Moscow (Russia-VTB). Hampered by injuries, AK47 was…

NBA Trade Deadline Roundup

NBA Trade Deadline Roundup

There were many active teams during the NBA trade deadline this 2015. It came as no surprise that most heavily traded commodity was guards. The Phoenix Suns were major players…

CSKA Moscow goes big on the road in VTB action

CSKA Moscow goes big on the road in VTB action

Round 20 of the VTB United League tipped off this week and it was business as usual for CSKA Moscow. The Russian giant had far too much for BC Kalev/Cramo…

Rihards Kuksiks signed by Nizhny Novgorod

Rihards Kuksiks signed by Nizhny Novgorod

BC Nizhny Novgorod (Russia-VTB) has landed Latvian forward Rihards Kuksiks (197 cm, Arizona State’11) for the remainder of the season. Nizhny Novgorod will be the third team he will be…

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