Turkish Airlines EuroLeague RS – Round 14 MVP: Vassilis Spanoulis, Olympiacos Piraeus

December 22, 2018

A Turkish Airlines EuroLeague legend proved his greatness once again, as Vassilis Spanoulis of Olympiacos Piraeus reached Regular Season Round 14 MVP honors. Spanoulis not only led Olympiacos to a convincing 98-77 win against Herbalife Gran Canaria, but also finished the game with a performance index rating of 31, the best in Round 14. Spanoulis came off the bench to score 21 points in as many minutes, hitting 3-of-4 two-point shots, 4-of-5…


Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 13 co-MVP’s: Jamel McLean, Olympiacos Piraeus and Alexey Shved, Khimki Moscow Region

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December 21, 2017

Jamel McLean of Olympiacos Piraeus and Alexey Shved of Khimki Moscow Region shared Round 13 MVP honors, each with a performance index rating of 30. McLean helped Olympiacos beat CSKA Moscow 88-86 with a double-double of 25 points on 10-of-14 two-point shooting and 12 rebounds. He added 2 steals and 7 fouls drawn to amass a PIR of 30. McLean earns this honor for the second time in this career,…


Panathinaikos lands small forward Lojeski from Olympiacos

August 12, 2017

One of the most reliable perimeter players in Turkish Airlines EuroLeague’s recent history switched Greek powerhouses on Saturday, when Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens announced the arrival of small forward Matt Lojeski, who penned a one-year deal with his new club. Lojeski (1.98 meters, 31 years old) arrives from Green’s arch-rival Olympiacos Piraeus, where he played the last four seasons, helping it reach two EuroLeague Championship Games in 2015 and 2017. He…


Olympiacos completes roster with sharpshooter Thompson

August 10, 2017

Last season’s Turkish Airlines EuroLeague runner-up, Olympiacos Piraeus, got the final piece it was looking for to complete its roster with the addition of swingman Hollis Thompson, the club announced on Thursday. Thompson (2.03 meters, 26 years old) spent most of his professional career with Philadelphia in the NBA, where he played a total 265 games, including 90 as a starter, dating back to 2013, with a career average of…


Olympiacos Adds Experienced Guard Brian Roberts

July 23, 2017

A well-rounded veteran returned to the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, as Olympiacos Piraeus announced that guard Brian Roberts signed a two-year deal with the Greek powerhouse. Roberts (1.85 meters, 31 years old) arrives from Charlotte of the NBA, where he averaged 3.5 points and 1.3 assists in 41 games last season. He started his career with Altshuler Saham Galil Gilboa and went on to play for Brose Bamberg, where he stayed…


Olympiacos Adds Muscle With McLean

July 12, 2017

Olympiacos Piraeus added more depth to its frontcourt with the signing of power forward Jamel McLean, the club announced Wednesday. The contract is for two seasons. McLean (2.03 meters, 29 years old) is the fourth new addition this summer by the Reds and third in their front line after they brought in center Georgios Bogris and power forward Kim Tillie. McLean arrives from EA7 Emporio Armani Milan, where he spent…