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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…

Fedor Dmitriev signed by Anwil

Fedor Dmitriev signed by Anwil

Anwil Wloclawek from Poland’s TBL has landed the services of Russian player Fedor Dmitriev (205 cm) for the upcoming 2015/16 season. Dmitriev was a one-time member of the Russian national…

Cory Higgins added by CSKA Moscow

Cory Higgins added by CSKA Moscow

Russian juggernaut CSKA Moscow (Russia-VTB) has reached an agreement with Cory Higgins (195 cm, Colorado’11) and will add him this 2015/16. Higgins is a 26-year-old American player who suited up…

Aaron Jackson extends with CSKA Moscow

Aaron Jackson extends with CSKA Moscow

Aaron Jackson (190 cm, Duquesne’09) has extended his stay with CSKA Moscow (Russia, VTB United League and Euroleague) the club announced. The American has put pen to paper on a…

Sonny Weems leaves CSKA Moscow

Sonny Weems leaves CSKA Moscow

Sonny Weems (198 cm, Arkansas’08) is no longer with Russian juggernaut CSKA Moscow (Russia-VTB) and is now a free agent. Weems has been with the club since 2012. In 2014/15…

Marko Popovic departs Khimky

Marko Popovic departs Khimky

BC Khimky Moscow Region (Russia-VTB) has parted ways with Marko Popovic (185 cm, Southern Idaho’01) this 2015. It was the end of his two-year contract with the Russian club. Popovic…

Kyle Hines stays with CSKA Moscow

Kyle Hines stays with CSKA Moscow

Kyle Hines (198 cm) will remain with CSKA Moscow (Russia-VTB) for two more seasons after agreeing to terms with the Russian club. Hines joined the club in 2013-14 and was…

Malcolm Armstead pens with Avtodor

Malcolm Armstead pens with Avtodor

Malcolm Armstead (183 cm, Wichita State’13) is set to continue his professional career with Avtodor Saratov (Russia-VTB) this coming 2015-16 season. Malcom spent the last two seasons on the roster…

Kyrylo Fesenko deals with Lokomotiv Kuban

Kyrylo Fesenko deals with Lokomotiv Kuban

Lokomotiv Kuban (Russia-VTB) has reached an agreement with Ukrainian big man Kyrylo Fesenko (216 cm) and will be showcasing the player this 2015/16 season. The 28-year-old spent his 2014/15 season…

CSKA Moscow bags 4th-straight VTB Crown

CSKA Moscow bags 4th-straight VTB Crown

Once again, CSKA Moscow has asserted its dominance in the VTB United League, sweeping BC Khimky Moscow Region 3-0 in the Finals to claim their fourth-straight title. The third and…

CSKA Moscow take 2-0 lead in VTB final series

CSKA Moscow take 2-0 lead in VTB final series

CSKA Moscow took another giant step towards retaining the VTB United League on Friday with a 94-81 win over Khimki Moscow Region. The result meant that CSKA took a 2-0…

Rasid Mahalbasic joins Nizhny Novgorod

Rasid Mahalbasic joins Nizhny Novgorod

BC Nizhny Novgorod (Russia-VTB) has agreed to terms with Rasid Mahalbasic (210 cm) and will be adding him to their roster this coming 2015/16 season. Mahalbasic has dual citizenship from…

Denys Lukashov picked up by Avtodor

Denys Lukashov picked up by Avtodor

Avtodor Saratov (Russia-VTB) has decided to in young Ukrainian prospect Denys Lukashov (190 cm) for the 2015/16 season. This will be the 26-year-old guard’s first team outside of the Ukraine.…

Khimki forces semi decider against Lokomotiv

Khimki forces semi decider against Lokomotiv

Khimki Moscow Region won Game 4 of its VTB United League semi-final series against Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar to force a decider in Game 5. Of course, the winner of this…

Viktor Sanikidze departs Unics Kazan

Viktor Sanikidze departs Unics Kazan

Georgian import Viktor Sanikidze (203 cm) is no longer with BC Unics Kazan (Russia-Superleague) after representing them in three leagues in 2014/15. He played 13 games for them in the…

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…

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