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

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…


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

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…


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…


Maccabi Signs Jonah Bolden To A Three Year Deal

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…


EB Institute Annual Workshops continue run-up to 2017-18 season

June 28, 2017

After players and coaches made their presence felt in the opening sessions of the Euroleague Basketball Institute Annual Workshops, executives from 40 clubs across Europe will take their turn at planning, sharing ideas and advocating for a great fan experience with four days’ worth of meetings and seminars next week, culminating in the launch of the new 2017-18 season in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague and 7DAYS EuroCup! The first week…


Barcelona hands reins to Alonso

June 16, 2017

FC Barcelona Lassa found a new head coach in Sito Alonso, who inked a two-year deal with the Spanish powerhouse on Friday. Barcelona keeps an option to extend the deal until the end of the 2018-19 season. Alonso, age 41, arrives from Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz, to which he led to the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague playoffs last season. Alonso helped Baskonia finish seventh at the end of the new, round-robin regular…