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VTB United League, Lokomotiv downs Samara

VTB United League, Lokomotiv downs Samara

Round 7 of the VTB United League Regular Season saw two games take place on Saturday as Lokomotiv went big to defeat Krasnye Krylia Samara in an all-Russian clash. In…

BC Astana downs Avtodor in VTB League

BC Astana downs Avtodor in VTB League

The VTB United League is starting to take shape as the competition enters its sixth round of games, with BC Astana claiming a win. One game tipped off Week 6…

Levan Patsatsia to Nizhny Novgorod

Levan Patsatsia to Nizhny Novgorod

Levan Patsatsia (198 cm, Troy’11) will join the ranks of BC Nizhny Novgorod and will play for the club in the VTB United League and the Euroleague this season. The…

Daniels leaves Nizhny Novgorod

Daniels leaves Nizhny Novgorod

Will Daniels (203 cm, Rhode Island’08) will no longer represent the colours of BC Nizhny Novgorod (Russia, VTB and Euroleague) after parting ways with the club. The American joined Nizhny…

Nizhny Novgorod downs Unics Kazan, to lead VTB

Nizhny Novgorod downs Unics Kazan, to lead VTB

Round 5 of VTB United League action was capped off by a marquee match-up between two of the league’s top teams. Russian clubs BC Nizhny Novgorod and Unics Kazan did…

Kevin Dillard departs VEF Riga

Kevin Dillard departs VEF Riga

Kevin Dillard (183 cm, Dayton’13) has parted ways with Latvian VEF Riga (LBL). His stint at the club did not last long as he only played in five VTB League…

Alex Gordon decides on Minsk

Alex Gordon decides on Minsk

Tsmoki-Minsk (Belarus, Premier League, Eurochallenge, and VTB League) announced the addition of Alex Gordon (184 cm, Vanderbilt’08) to the team roster. The guard last saw court action during the 2013/2014…

DeAndre Kane departs Krasny Oktyabr

DeAndre Kane departs Krasny Oktyabr

DeAndre Kane (193 cm, Iowa State’ 14) has parted ways with Russian outfit Krasny Oktyabr (EuroCup, VTB league). His stint at the club did not last long as he only…

Justin Cobbs inks with VEF Riga

Justin Cobbs inks with VEF Riga

Latvian VEF Riga has confirmed the addition of Justin Cobbs (191 cm, California’14) to the team roster. The American spent the 2014/2015 pre-season with the Charlotte Hornets in the NBA…

Avtodor Saratov wins first VTB game

Avtodor Saratov wins first VTB game

Russian club Avtodor Saratov has collected its first VTB League victory and put a century of points on the board in the process. The home team tore apart Belarussian visitors…

Ivan Paunic signs with Astana

Ivan Paunic signs with Astana

Ivan Paunic (198 cm) has signed in Kazakhstan with Astana (VTB League). During 2013-14 season the Serbian player played for Baloncesto Fuenlabrada (Spain-Liga Endesa) and averaged 8.3 ppg and 1.5…

Teodosic shines in CSKA Moscow win

Teodosic shines in CSKA Moscow win

Serbian Sensation Milos Teodosic (195 cm) exploded with a monster line for CSKA Moscow as they downed BC Khimky Moscow Region 78-60 in Round 4 of the VTB United League.…

Dirk Bauermann to coach Krasny Oktyabr

Dirk Bauermann to coach Krasny Oktyabr

Dirk Bauermann is about to become the new head coach of the Russian team Krasny Oktyabr, although there has not been any official announcement yet. Nevertheless, rumors have been flying…

Vladimir Antsiferov and Avtodor part ways

Vladimir Antsiferov and Avtodor part ways

Avtodor (VTB League) has parted ways with head coach Vladimir Antsiferov. The Russian specialist has worked with Avtodor since 2011, however after a slow start both teams came to a…

DeAndre Liggins moves to Volgograd

DeAndre Liggins moves to Volgograd

Former NBA player DeAndre Liggins (198 cm, Kentucky’11) is on his way to Krasny Oktyabr Volgograd (Russia, VTB League) for the coming season. The guard is thought to have penned…

Lokomotiv Kuban routs Kalev/Cramo by 63!

Lokomotiv Kuban routs Kalev/Cramo by 63!

Of the three games on tap to close out Round 1 of the VTB United League, the 114-51 dominant win by Lokomotiv Kuban (Russia) over BC Kalev/Cramo Tallinn (Estonia) was…

VTB United League Recognized by FIBA

VTB United League Recognized by FIBA

In an official letter from FIBA Secretary General Patrick Baumann, the VTB United League received official recognition. He thanked the league for its cooperation and confirmed its rcognition in accordance with…

Lokomotiv wins VTB League opener

Lokomotiv wins VTB League opener

Russian team Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar and Czech team CEZ Nymburk had the honour of opening the 2014/2015 VTB League regular season tonight. The two teams clashed in Nymburk’s Sportovni Hala…

CSKA Moscow wins third VTB League

CSKA Moscow wins third VTB League

CSKA Moscow swept the VTB United finals to win a third consecutive crown after an 82-66 victory over Nizhny Novgorod. While CSKA’s disappointing exit from the Euroleague has marred the…

Nizhny Novgorod to VTB Finals and Euroleague

Nizhny Novgorod to VTB Finals and Euroleague

The VTB league Finals match is set. CSKA Moscow swept their semi-finals series against BC Unics Kazan (3-0) to book their ticket, while BC Nizhny Novgorod dispatched Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius…

CSKA Moscow and Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius win

CSKA Moscow and Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius win

CSKA Moscow took charge of its VTB United semi-final series against Unics Kazan with a low scoring 61-65 road win in Game 2. It was CSKA’s second away victory in…

VTB League – CSKA and Nizhny win

VTB League – CSKA and Nizhny win

The semi-finals of the VTB League are underway and Game 1 brought plenty of excitement, including an overtime victory from CSKA Moscow. The line-up includes CSKA, Unics Kazan, and Nizhny…

CSKA defeats Kuban to keep series alive

CSKA defeats Kuban to keep series alive

CSKA Moscow kept its season alive by travelling to Krasnodar and defeating Lokomotiv Kuban to keep the VTB League series open at 2-1. After losing two games at home to…

VTB League Wednesday roundup

VTB League Wednesday roundup

Nizhny Novgorod and Lietuvos Rytas both progressed to the semi-finals of the VTB League after winning their respective series’ on Wednesday. Russian club Nizhny defeated Khimky 84-64 at home after…

Lokomotiv snatches 2-0 series lead from CSKA

Lokomotiv snatches 2-0 series lead from CSKA

Whatever happens in the remaining VTB United quarterfinal games, none will manage to cause the kind of surprise Basketball fans have been treated to over the last two days. The…

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