Luka La Decima

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May 20, 2018

With the tenth title (Madrid’s and Zeljko) on the line we expected a fight between the new EuroLeague champs Los Blancos and now the former champs Fenerbahce, so what really happened enroute of the La Decima? Right from the tipoff we saw both teams going inside for two different strategies, Real Madrid went in first to get Fenerbahce front court into foul trouble, on the other hand Fener went inside…

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La Decima Versus La Zocima: It’s On

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May 19, 2018

With two of the best offensive teams in the EuroLeague going head to head in the semis,  it came as no surprise that both teams combined for 175 points with Loss Blancos getting the upper hand. So what happened there? Allowing way too many open looks, perimeter wide open, no this is not the manual to how not to play defense, this is simply what happened in the first minutes…

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The Stories of the Final Four: The Bromance, The Romance And The New Age Miracle

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May 18, 2018

Any coach that have coached in a final four, would probably tell you that there are probably some recurring statements in the locker room every now and then, with the “we’re only 80 minutes away from a title being” one of them. Essentially we can go on and on and on about phrases taken from locker room speeches during the final fours, but truth to be told there’s a lot…

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2017-18 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Rising Star: Luka Doncic, Real Madrid

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May 8, 2018

For the second season in a row, Real Madrid sensation Luka Doncic has been chosen unanimously by Turkish Airlines EuroLeague head coaches as the winner of the competition’s Rising Star Trophy. The award recognizes the best player in each EuroLeague season who was under the age of 22 on July 1 of the previous summer. There was no doubt about the identity of this season’s winner after a spectacular campaign…

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Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 15 MVP: Luka Doncic, Real Madrid

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December 30, 2017

Luka Doncic finds himself once again in a familiar position as the MVP of the Round after pacing Real Madrid to a 77-79 road win over Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champions Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul on Thursday. In a rematch of their 2017 semifinal, Madrid extended its winning streak to four games as Doncic came within 2 rebounds of the first EuroLeague triple-double in 11 years. His 20 points came on 3-for-3…

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Turkish Airlines EuroLeague MVP for October: Luka Doncic, Real Madrid

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October 30, 2017

To continue calling him a rising star, even if he is just 18 years old, is suddenly out of date, behind the times, so last spring! In a few short weeks, superstardom has arrived in a shower of fireworks for Luka Doncic, who is Euroleague Basketball’s choice by acclamation as MVP for October in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague. With more responsibility on his shoulders at a younger age than any…

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