Adam Wojcik passes away at age 47

Adam Wojcik passes away at age 47

Adam Wojcik has passed away. He suffered from leukemia. The Basketball world mourns the premature passing Saturday morning of one of the best Polish players ever. Adam Wojcik won the Polish championship eight times. He was named MVP of the league and of the finals three times each. he scored more than 10,000 points in […]

FIBA rule change. Travel violation now okay

FIBA rule change. Travel violation now okay

There has been a FIBA rule change regarding traveling violations. Here is the new traveling rule: While moving and having one foot on the floor while catching the ball or ending a dribble the next foot or feet to touch the floor is Step 1 and will become the pivot foot. The purpose of this […]

Rare Euro-style incident in NBA

Rare Euro-style incident in NBA

A rare Euro-style incident occurred last night at the game between Boston and Washington. We have seen hooligans fight each other in European football (soccer) games before, and even at basketball games, but it is a very rare sight in the NBA. Neverthless, it happened yesterday. A Wizards fan punches a Celtics fan in the […]

CSKA Moscow has budget of $ 47 Million

CSKA Moscow has budget of $ 47 Million

VTB United League honorary president Sergei Ivanov released the budgets of all nine Russian clubs in the League for the 2016-17 season during a special press conference today at the Kremlin. CSKA Moscow once again has the largest budget in the League: $ 46,7 million. Also in the top three of richest Russian clubs are […]

All-Euroleague First Team

All-Euroleague First Team

The All-Euroleague first team has been announced, after voting by fans and accredited media members. The voting is made without regard to player positions. The 2016-17 MVP will be revealed at the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Awards Ceremony on Saturday, May 20 during the Final Four in Istanbul! Sergio Llull – Real Madrid Sergio Llull is […]

Early entry candidates for the 2017 NBA Draft

Early entry candidates for the 2017 NBA Draft

The National Basketball Association announced today that 182 players — 137 players from colleges and 45 international players — have filed as early entry candidates for the 2017 NBA Draft presented by State Farm. Players wishing to enter the 2017 NBA Draft were required to submit a letter to the NBA to be received no […]

1st Team All-Adriatic League

1st Team All-Adriatic League

Court Side Newspaper introduces the 2016/2017 season 1st Team All-Adriatic League. We base our selection ONLY on the advanced statistics of Player Efficiency Rating (PER). This is a one-number measure of a player’s per-minute productivity. It is an overall efficiency statistic that sums up a player’s positive accomplishments, subtracts the negative accomplishments, and returns a […]

Adriatic League advanced stats best and worst teams

Adriatic League advanced stats best and worst teams

Crvena Zvezda won the Adriatic league in dominant fashion. On their way to the top, they bested many teams, which in their right, are worth mentioning for their noteworthy accomplishments. There are other winners. Teams that broke records and were the best in particular statistical categories. A lot of these achievements go unnoticed or pass […]

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