EuroLeague Sweet 16 – The Ice Dance

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February 21, 2018

It’s time for another episode of Sweet 16 with Emmet Ryan of BallinEurope, Aris Barkas of Eurohoops, and our own Moshe Barda keeping you up to speed with everything going on around EuroLeague throughout the season. From the fallout of the cup break through the return of Svetislav Pesic, it was a manic off week in EuroLeague. The team break down these issues, the departure or Andrea Trinchieri, and all…

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Turkish Airlines EuroLeague MVP for December: Paulius Jankunas, Zalgiris Kaunas

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January 1, 2018

By every conceivable metric, Zalgiris Kaunas enjoyed the best month of any team in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague; the Lithuanian champs were the only squad with a perfect record in December and those wins came at the expense of four national champions and three teams in the top five in the standings. Big man Paulius Jankunas is more than just the club’s most productive player this season – and over…

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Players, clubs and participants gear up for One Team Games celebration

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December 18, 2017

For two nights all around Europe this week, the Euroleague Basketball social responsibility program One Team will take center court to put the spotlight on community service during Round 13 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague and Round 9 of the 7DAYS EuroCup. The 20 fixtures taking place in the two competitions on Tuesday and Wednesday have been designated One Team Games, the annual celebration of a program that is unique…

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Euroleague Basketball welcomes the European Commission’s ruling on ice skating complaint

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December 11, 2017

Considering the recent ruling announced by the European Commission on two professional ice skaters’ complaint against the International Skating Union (ISU), Euroleague Basketball wants to state the following: 1. Euroleague Basketball welcomes and supports the European Commissions’ ruling, as it defends the freedom of athletes to participate in the speed skating competition of their choice, even if such a competition is not organised by the international federation (ISU). 2. Euroleague Basketball…

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ECA Shareholders Executive Board review 2017-22 Strategic Plan

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December 6, 2017

The board reviewed progress made on key topics of the recently approved strategic plan.  A new proposal for FIBA to find a solution to the global national team calendar issue was ratified and will be shared with other relevant stakeholders this month. The ECA Shareholders Executive Board convened in Barcelona on Tuesday to confirm the positive sporting and economic results of Euroleague Basketball competitions as well as to affirm the…

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Maccabi Signs Jonah Bolden To A Three Year Deal

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July 21, 2017

Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv reached an agreement with Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade to bring in power forward Jonah Bolden, who signed a three-year contract with the Israeli powerhouse on Friday. Bolden (2.08 meters, 21 years old) played for FMP Belgrade of Serbia this season, averaging 12.9 points and 7.2 rebounds while hitting 41.9% of his three-pointers, in the Adriatic League. He was awarded the league’s “top prospect” honor, following Dario…

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