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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…

VTB United League roundup

VTB United League roundup

The first round of the VTB United League 1/8 finals has been completed and it was a good round to travel as only one club managed to pick up a…

Lokomotiv takes 1-game lead in VTB League

Lokomotiv takes 1-game lead in VTB League

After a surprisingly good Euroleague campaign, Lokomotiv Kuban is not ready to end the season and the Russian club claimed victory in Game 1 of the VTB United League play-offs.…

BC Donetsk withdraws from VTB League

BC Donetsk withdraws from VTB League

Ukrainian team BC Donetsk has officially withdrawn from the VTB United League. The VTB United League is a regional league participated in mostly by former Soviet Union teams. Team management…

VTB League: Khimky stuns CSKA with late three

VTB League: Khimky stuns CSKA with late three

There were only two games on tap in the VTB League this Sunday, but fans were not short-changed as far as action was concerned. CSKA Moscow (11-2) lost to undefeated…

VTB United League: Khimky stays undefeated

VTB United League: Khimky stays undefeated

It was an epic clash between the two remaining undefeated teams in Group B of the VTB United League with only one of them coming out unscathed. BC Khimky Moscow…

Cory Higgins to Lyubertsy

Cory Higgins to Lyubertsy

Cory Higgins (195 cm, University of Colorado´11) will play for Triumph Lyubertsy in the VTB United League this season. The former NBA guard most recently played in the NBA Pro…

Jahmar Young waived by Novgorod

Jahmar Young waived by Novgorod

Jahmar Young (196 cm, New Mexico State’10) has been waived by Russian club BC Nizhny Novgorod (PBL and VTB United League) a month after joining the team. During his short…

Dijon Thompson returns to Novgorod

Dijon Thompson returns to Novgorod

Dijon Thompson (201 cm, UCLA´05) has rejoined BC Nizhny Novgorod (Russia, PBL and VTB United League).The swingman represented Novgorod last season and impressed enough to be tabbed by the Russian…

Bracey Wright lands in Krasnie Krilya

Bracey Wright lands in Krasnie Krilya

Bracey Wright (191 cm, Indiana’05) will bring his game to Russian basketball team Krasnie Krilya Samara (PBL) this 2013-14. Wright played in three leagues for Croatia’s KK Cedevita Zagreb (A1)…

Donnie McGrath to Spartak St. Petersburg

Donnie McGrath to Spartak St. Petersburg

Russian team Spartak St. Petersburg has added Irish-American player Donnie McGrath (193 cm, Providence’06) to their roster for the 2013-14 season. McGrath began the 2012-13 season playing in Greece’s A1…

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