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FaviconABA League - ABA League SuperCup: Buducnost better Cibona to enter semis 

Nikola<br>Ivanovic<br>
Nikola
Ivanovic
Buducnost - Cibona 96:90 Buducnost reached the semifinal stage of the ABA League SuperCup. They topped Cibona in Bar tonight. Nikola Ivanovic (190-PG-94, agency: BeoBasket) scored 19 points to lead the Montenegrin side. Buducnost erupted for 27 points in the first period and opened a 6-point lead. Cibona dropped 28 points in the second term to eke out a 49:47 halftime advantage. Cibona added 23 points in the third term to secure a 5-point lead at the final break. However Buducnost found...


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FaviconABA League - ABA League SuperCup: Mega Bemax upset Igokea 

Dylan Ennis
Dylan Ennis
Igokea - Mega Bemax 72:83 Mega Bemax advanced into the ABA League SuperCup semifinals. They knocked down Igokea in the quarterfinal clash in Bar today. Dylan Ennis (187-PG-91, college: Oregon) scored 23 points to lead the effort. Mega Bemax eked out a 23:21 lead after the opening frame. The Serbian team extended the lead at 4-point mark at the interval 37:41. Mega Bemax dropped 25 points in the third quarter to secure a 15-point lead at the final intermission. Igokea dropped 21 points i...


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FaviconTurkey - Galatasaray edge Cholet in preseason game 

Richard<br>Hendrix<br>
Richard
Hendrix
Cholet - Galatasaray 65:78 Galatasaray overcame Cholet in the test game in Mouilleron-le-Captif. Richard Hendrix (203-C-86, college: Alabama, agency: Stanislav Ryzhov) stepped up with 19 points to lead the Turkish side. Galatasaray opened the game on a 20:9 run. They maintained the lead throughout the second period. The visitors ensured a 44:27 halftime advantage. Galatasaray arrived at the final break up by as many as 20 points 64:44. Cholet managed to narrow the distance in the final...


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FaviconItaly - VL Pesaro win Memorial Alphonso Ford 

Dallas Moore
Dallas Moore
VL Pesaro won 13th Memorial Alphonso Ford beating GrissinBon RE 74-63. Dallas Moore (185-G-94, college: N.Florida, agency: 3Eye) top-scored for the winners with 21 points and Emmanuel Omogbo (203-F-95, college: Colorado St., agency: Mansfield and Associates) delivered 19. Eric Mika (208-F, college: BYU) posted 12, whilst Pablo Bertone (193-SG-90, college: Florida Atlantic, agency: Interperformances) added 9. Cervi and Nevels replied with 13 points each in the losing effort. Umana Reyer r...


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FaviconIsrael - Hapoel Jerusalem top Zaragoza to clinch Trofeo Ibercaja 

Jerome Dyson
Jerome Dyson
Tecnyconta Zaragoza - Hapoel Jerusalem 70:81 Hapoel Jerusalem celebrated Trofeo Ibercaja-Ciudad de Zaragoza. They upset hosting Zaragoza for the title. Six players scored in double digits for the Israeli champions. Jerome Dyson (191-SG-87, college: Connecticut) led the effort with 14 points. Hapoel Jerusalem jumped to a 23:15 lead after the opening frame. They boosted the lead at 14-point mark at the big break 51:37. Hapoel stayed in charge throughout the third term. They arrived at the...


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FaviconHungary - FIBA Europe Cup: Szolnok roll past Trabzonspor 

Kendrick<br>Perry<br>
Kendrick
Perry
Szolnok - Trabzonspor 108:98 Szolnok claimed the 10-point home win over Trabzonspor in the first leg of the FIBA Europe Qualifying Round. Kendrick Perry (183-PG-92, college: Youngstown St.) scored 26 points, issued 9 assists and grabbed 5 rebounds for the winners. Szolnok clinched a 27:22 lead at the first intermission. Trabzonspor cut the deficit in the second term. The Turkish team pulled within 3 points 41:44 at the big break. Trabzonspor unloaded 33 points in the third frame to post...


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FaviconEuroleague - Dusan Ivkovic to be honored as Euroleague Basketball Legend 

Dusan<br>Ivkovic<br>
Dusan
Ivkovic
Dusan Ivkovic (agency: BeoBasket ), as he ends a remarkable career that has seen him walk the sidelines in five different decades, will be honored tonight Wednesday, Sept. 20, in Greece as the first head coach to be chosen for the distinction of Euroleague Basketball Legend. Coach Dusan Ivkovic (agency: BeoBasket ), 73, is stepping down from an unprecedented 48-year career on the bench by coaching one last game in which an all-star team of his former players will face Olympiacos Piraeus,...


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FaviconEuroleague - Ivan Martinez agreed terms with Baskonia 

Ivan<br>Martinez<br>
Ivan
Martinez
Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz (Liga Endesa) strengthened their roster with addition of 27-year old swingman Ivan Martinez (192-90). The last season Martinez played at CB Granada (LEB Silver). In 15 games he recorded 5.9ppg, 3.1rpg, 1.9apg and 1.5spg (in top 5). Among other achievements his team made it to the LEB Gold Play-Off Semifinals in 2013 and 2015. Martinez represented Spain at the European Championships U20 in Croatia seven years ago. His team won Bronze and his stats at that event wer...


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FaviconSpain - Fundacion 5+11 adds Gluditis to their roster 

Kristaps<br>Gluditis<br>
Kristaps
Gluditis
LEB Silver newcomer Fundacion 5+11 added to their roster 22-year old Latvian international guard Kristaps Gluditis (191-80kg-95). He played last season at CBA Gran Canaria B in the EBA. In 28 games he recorded 13.5ppg, 1.9rpg, 1.8apg and 1.2spg. The previous (15-16) season Gluditis played at Barons Riga in Latvian LBL where in 19 games he averaged 11.4ppg, 2.5apg and 1.1spg. He also played 3 games in Baltic League where he had very impressive stats: 16.3ppg, 1.0rpg and 2.3apg. The other t...


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FaviconSpain - Innova Chef tabs Corey Raley-Ross, ex TTU 

Corey<br>Raley-Ross<br>
Corey
Raley-Ross
CB Virgen de la Concha Innova Chef (EBA) inked 26-year old American swingman Corey Raley-Ross (193-88kg-91, college: Buffalo). He played most recently at TTU Korvpalliklubi Tallinn in Estonian Alexela KML. In 28 games he averaged 6.6ppg, 3.0rpg and 1.1apg in 2015-16 season. Raley-Ross helped them to make it to the Estonian Cup Semifinals. He also played 9 games in Baltic League where he had 8.7ppg, 3.8rpg, 1.8apg and 1.1spg. Raley-Ross' team won TRBL Western Conference Regular Season in 2...


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FaviconTurkey - Cherkasy signs Marvin Jefferson, ex Mugla Orman 

Marvin<br>Jefferson<br>
Marvin
Jefferson
SK Cherkasy Monkeys (Superleague) signed 31-year old American center Marvin Jefferson (206-107kg-86, college: Idaho). He played last season at Mugla Orman in Turkish TBL league. In 25 games he had 14.3ppg, 8.7rpg, 1.6apg and 1.9bpg. Jefferson also played that season for BM Slam Stal (also in TBL) where in 5 games he recorded 4.8ppg and 4.4rpg. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others he was voted Eurobasket.com All-Cyprus League Power Forward of the Year back in 201...


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FaviconItaly - Grissin Bon RE keeps Wright for another season 

Julian<br>Wright<br>
Julian
Wright
Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia (Serie A) re-signed 30-year old American power forward Julian Wright (203-102kg-87, college: Kansas, agency: Alti Sport). He played there last season. In three Serie A games he recorded 10.7ppg, 6.0rpg and 3.7apg. Wright also played that season for Trabzonspor in Turkish BSL where in 23 games he averaged 13.2ppg, 7.7rpg (#3 in the league), 3.0apg and 1.5spg. In 2007 he was drafted by New Orleans Hornets (NBA) in first round (13th overall). Wright attended Univers...


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FaviconItaly - Stefano Borsato is a newcomer at Dinamica Mantova 

Stefano<br>Borsato<br>
Stefano
Borsato
Dinamica Mantova (Serie A2) strengthened their roster with addition of 31-year old guard Stefano Borsato (193-85kg-86, agency: Two Points) from UCC Piacenza. In 28 Serie A2 games he recorded 7.1ppg, 1.3rpg and 1.7apg last season. The previous (15-16) season Borsato played at Soundreef Mens Sana 1871 Siena (Serie A) where in 35 games he averaged 6.5ppg, 2.1rpg and 1.6apg. He was a member of Italian U18 National Team between 2002 and 2004. Borsato has played previously for six other teams:...


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FaviconRussia - Andrey Chernysh signs at Burevestnik 

Andrey<br>Chernysh<br>
Andrey
Chernysh
BK Burevestnik Jaroslav (Superleague 2) landed 27-year old power forward Andrey Chernysh (212-97kg-90). He played most recently at Spartak Primorie Vladivostok in the Superleague 1. In 22 games he averaged 4.7ppg and 3.0rpg last season. Superleague 2 will be definitely a better match and he can see more playing time. Chernysh helped them to make it to the semifinals. The previous (15-16) season he played at Irkut Irkutsk (Superleague) where in 21 games he had 12.5ppg, 6.3rpg, 1.4apg and 1.3bpg


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FaviconRussia - Samara SGEU signs Aleksey Golyahov 

Aleksey<br>Golyahov<br>
Aleksey
Golyahov
BC Samara-SGEU (Superleague 1) signed 33-year old point guard Aleksey Golyahov (190-86kg-84, agency: AproK Sports Group). He has played for the last two seasons at Sakhalin in Superleague. However his team withdrew from the league. In 25 Superleague 1 games he had 9.4ppg, 2.7rpg and 3.7apg last season. Golyahov helped them to make it to the cup final. He won Russian Superleague 1 championship title in 2016. Golyahov was a member of Russian U21 National Team back in 2004. He has played pre...


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FaviconBasketball Champions League - Qualifying Round 1 Best Performance: Egidijus Dimsa 

Egidijus<br>Dimsa<br>
Egidijus
Dimsa
32-year old power forward Egidijus Dimsa (205-F/C-85) had an amazing evening in the last round for Vytautas and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 1 (Qualifying Round). He had the game-high 24 points adding six rebounds for Vytautas in his team's victory, helping them to edge out Groningen 77-75. In the team's last game Dimsa had a remarkable 81.8% from 2-point range. He turned to be Vytautas' top player in his first season with the team. Dimsa has impressive lea...


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FaviconGreece - Doukas ink Ioannis Tozios 

Ioannis<br>Tozios<br>
Ioannis
Tozios
Ase Doukas Athens (A2) agreed terms with 27-year old center Ioannis Tozios (209-90). He played last season at GS Larissas in the D, but left the team in Apr.'17. In 26 games he had 4.2ppg and 2.9rpg. The previous (15-16) season Tozios played at Filippos Veroias where in 21 A2 games he recorded 8.6ppg and 5.4rpg. He was a member of Greek U18 National Team back in 2008. Tozios has played previously for four other teams: MENT Vassilakis, OF Irakleio, Anatolia and Mantoulidis. Ase Doukas Ath...


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FaviconGreece - Dimitrios Marmarinos joins G.S. Ermis Shimatariou 

Dimitrios<br>Marmarinos<br>
Dimitrios
Marmarinos
G.S. Ermis Shimatariou (C) agreed terms with experienced 41-year old center Dimitrios Marmarinos (205-112kg-76, college: Nevada). The last time (14-15) he played at Psychiko in Greek A2 league. Since then he played mostly in the D' league. Marmarinos has played also in Italy (Virtus Roma, Juvecaserta, Napoli Megaride and BancaTercas), Russia (Lokomotiv) and Greece (PAOK Thessaloniki, Panionios, Iraklis, Trikalla and Periko/Arhelaos). He is close to retirement age as a player. It's very po...


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FaviconGermany - Kavin Gilder-Tilbury (RheinStars) A Personal Goal This Season Will Be Breaking The 40 Percent Mark From Outside 

Kavin<br>Gilder-Tilbury<br>
Kavin
Gilder-Tilbury
Kavin Gilder-Tilbury(201-F-94, college: Texas St.) is a 201cm forward from Houston, Texas that is starting his professional basketball career in Germany with the RheinStars Cologne. He played at Texas St. (NCAA) from 2013-2017 playing a total of 128 games and as a senior played 36 games averaging 15.9ppg, 5.6rpg, 1.8apg, 1.2spg, FGP: 58.8%, 3PT: 38.0%, FT: 65.7%. He spoke to eurobasket about basketball. Where are you at the moment and how has your summer been? Did you do anything out of...


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FaviconGermany - The Kirchheim Knights Add Corban Collins 

Corban<br>Collins<br>
Corban
Collins
Pro A club Kirchheim Knights didn't waste anytime reacting to the injury to point guard Cardell Macfarland and have reeled in rookie Corban Collins (190-G-94). Collins is a 23 year old 190 cm guard from North Carolina that brings vast college experience to Germany having played with three schools LSU, Morehead State and Alabama playing a total of 118 NCAA games.. He started his basketball career at Woodstock, VA / Massanutten Military Academy and in 2012-2013 ventured to LSU (NCAA) playin...


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FaviconBaltic League - Valmiera inks Eduards Hazners 

Eduards<br>Hazners<br>
Eduards
Hazners
Valmiera/ORDO (LBL) signed 20-year old guard Eduards Hazners (192-97). He played last season at VEF Riga in the LBL. In 14 games he had 6.3ppg and 2.0rpg. Hazners helped them to win the league title despite they ended the regular season at the second place. Hazners also played 11 games in VTB United League where he recorded just 1.0ppg. He represented Latvia at the European Championships U20 in Crete (Greece) this year. His stats at that event were 7 games: 8.1ppg, 4.1rpg, 1.3apg, FGP: 31.8%,


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FaviconABA League - ABA League SuperCup: Cedevita cruise past FMP 

Dzanan Musa
Dzanan Musa
Cedevita - FMP 86:68 Cedevita clinched the win at the ABA League SuperCup tournament. They beat FMP in the quarterfinal stage. Dzanan Musa (200-SG-99, agency: BeoBasket) provided 16 points to lead the winners. FMP jumped to a 22:20 lead after ten minutes. But Cedevita used a 21:11 run in the second period to ensure an 8-point halftime advantage. The Croatian powerhouse maintained the lead throughout the third term. They entered the final period up by nine points. They added 29 points in...


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FaviconBelgium - Allemand's 30-point game gives him Top Division I Player of the Week award 

Raphael<br>Allemand<br>
Raphael
Allemand
24-year old point guard Raphael Allemand (185-PG-93) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for Ninane and receives a Eurobasket.com Top Division I Player of the Week award for round 3. He had the game-high 30 points adding four rebounds and four assists for Ninane in his team's victory, helping them to crush, the league's bottom-ranked team Houthalen (#14, 0-3) with 25-point margin 95-70. Ninane is placed at 3rd position in Belgian Top Division I. They would have been even...


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FaviconHolland - Charles Mitchell (ex Den Bosch) agreed terms with Prostejov 

Charles<br>Mitchell<br>
Charles
Mitchell
BK Olomoucko Prostejov (NBL) strengthened their roster with addition of American forward Charles Mitchell (203-122kg, college: Georgia Tech). He played most recently at New Heroes Basketball Den Bosch in Dutch Eredivisie. In 26 games he recorded 12.5ppg, 10.3rpg (#2 in the league) and 1.6apg last season. Mitchell helped them to make it to the semifinals. Great season indeed as he was awarded Eurobasket.com All-Dutch Eredivisie Center of the Year and voted to 1st Team and voted to All-Impo...


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FaviconUnited Kingdom - European action at the Copper Box 

Dejan Mihevc
Dejan Mihevc
International basketball returns to London's Copper Box on Friday night when Lithuanian champions Zalgiris Kaunas face off against last year's Polish League runners up, Torun Twarde Pierniki. The capital venue staged 38 games at the London Olympics along with 15 warm-up games in 2011 and several Great Britain games but this will be the first time that two foreign club sides have faced off in Stratford. The 2017 Titan's Trophy will at stake, with the event expected to be staged on an annu...


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