EuroLeague SWEET 16 – This Ain’t No Bonspiel

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March 14, 2019

It’s all change in Granca again as the 8th sacking of the EuroLeague season happened and the second for the islanders. Janis Timma has a new home and Vassilije Micic is getting all kinds of love. It’s also getting comically crowded in the chase for the last three playoff spots. All that and a look ahead to the games coming up this week on a loaded episode of EuroLeague SWEET…

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Domestic Leagues and ULEB meet with Euroleague Basketball

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March 13, 2019

Representatives of nine European domestic leagues with clubs from 18 different countries together with ULEB met Euroleague Basketball executives in Barcelona on Wednesday to review the progress of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague and the 7DAYS EuroCup, to review access criteria to each competition for the 2019-20 season, and to hear about business initiatives to strengthen the top two competitions on the continent with a view to these being applied at the domestic league level for the benefit…

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Field set for EB ANGT Finals in Vitoria-Gasteiz!

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March 11, 2019

The field for the 2018-19 Euroleague Basketball Adidas Next Generation Tournament Finals is now set after three teams were awarded wildcard entries to join reigning champion U18 Rytas Vilnius and the four teams that punched their tickets by winning the qualifiers across Europe. U18 FC Bayern Munich, U18 Maccabi Teddy Tel Aviv and U18 Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade were invited to compete alongside already-qualified U18 Valencia Basket, U18 Real Madrid, U18 Zalgiris Kaunas…

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Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 25 MVP: Shane Larkin, Anadolu Efes Istanbul

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March 9, 2019

Shane Larkin produced one of the outstanding performances of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season to take the starring role as Anadolu Efes Istanbul downed FC Barcelona Lassa 92-70, moving a game clear of the Spanish side in fourth place and also claiming the head-to-head tiebreak advantage between them. Larkin came off the bench midway through the first quarter and immediately hit 2 three-pointers as the prelude for a sensational display. He finished…

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Table Talk: Women in Sports, a Euroleague Basketball documentary

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March 8, 2019

On the occasion of International Women’s Day on March 8, EuroleagueBasketball asks the question: What is the status of gender equity at the highest level of European professional basketball? To get the answer, the new documentary “Table Talk: Women in Sports” brings together four female leaders in their fields for an informal conversation to discuss, at both a personal and professional level, their roles in four sectors of the basketball community. Roser Queralto, the Chief…

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The Crossover podcast welcomes Keith Langford

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March 8, 2019

The two-time EuroLeague top scorer is Joe Arlauckas’s latest guest A familiar face to any Turkish Airlines EuroLeague fan, Keith Langford of Panathinaikos OPAP Athens, takes the seat next to Joe Arlauckas in the newest episode of The Crossover podcast. Langford, who won the Alphonso Ford Top Scorer Trophy twice in his previous seven EuroLeague seasons, has played for 14 teams in his pro career, and doesn’t mind being called a journeyman, because his extraordinary skills…

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