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  • Fenerbahce survived Olympiacos in a late thriller November 16, 2018
    Nigel Williams-Goss missed the two-pointer at the buzzer and Fenerbahce escaped from Piraeus with a big victory over Olympiacos (72-73). In a close game from the opening tip, Kostas Sloukas scored the last six points for the Turks and gave his team a four-point lead (69-73). Kostas Papanikolaou made a three-pointer and cut the deficit […]
  • Buducnost victorious for the first time in the EuroLeague November 16, 2018
    Buducnost dominated Baskonia in Podgorica (99-84) and put an end to their six-game losing streak in the EuroLeague (1-6). The hosts took control of the game from the opening tip and never looked back (26-18). Buducnost executed perfectly on the one end of the floor and cruised to an easy victory, as the Basques were […]
  • Euroleague round 7: 3 is the magic number for AX Armani Exchange November 15, 2018
    In this week’s round 7, Ax Armani Exchange won the third away game in a row, by topping Darussafaka 92-98 at the Volkswagen Arena. Milano improved to 5-2 in the standings, while Darussafaka dropped to 1- 6. Mike James led the winners with 21 points, Vlado Micov, the so-called “Professor”, added 20 and Nemanja Nedovic had 17. […]
  • LeBron James passed Wilt Chamberlain in the all-time scoring list November 15, 2018
    LeBron James passed Wilt Chamberlain for fifth place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list Wednesday night against the Portland Trail Blazers. The “King” finished the game with 44 points (his first 40-point game of the season) and now has 31,425 career points. James added 10 rebounds and nine assists in the Los Angeles’ victory over the Blazers at Staples […]
  • First home loss for the Milwaukee Bucks November 15, 2018
    The Milwaukee Bucks suffered their first home loss in the season, as they were defeated by the Memphis Grizzlies (113-116). Memphis led by as many as 15 points in the game, yet Milwaukee came back and turned things around. Yet, the visitors stood tall and won the game. Marc Gasol and Mike Conley combined for […]
  • Croatia announced the 15 players for the WC Qualifiers in November November 15, 2018
    The head coach of Croatia, Drazen Anzulovic, revealed the 15 players that will compete in November’s FIBA WC Qualifiers. Croatia are on the brink of elimination (3-5) and now need to beat both Hungary (November 29) and Lithuania (December 2) to remain alive in the qualification race. The roster of Croatia for November/December World Cup […]
  • Giannis Antetokounmpo reacts to the racist comments against his brother November 15, 2018
    Giannis Antetokounmpo took to Instagram and reacted to the racist comments against his brother Thanasis on Friday. The racist incident took place after the match between Panathinaikos and Olympiacos and the racist comments were made by a Greek TV presenter. Here is what the “Greek Freak” wrote: “Above everything, Thanasis, I want to apologize to […]
  • The Journey: a new chapter in the EuroLeague story November 15, 2018
    EuroLeague Basketball presented its new behind-the-scenes broadcast series, the Journey, which will track five teams throughout the season. Per the competition’s press release: “With a commitment to bringing fans as close as possible to their heroes, Euroleague Basketball announces the launch of The Journey, a behind-the-scenes broadcast series that will track five Turkish Airlines EuroLeague […]
  • Janis Strelnieks returns to action against Fenerbahce November 15, 2018
    Olympiacos guard, Janis Strelnieks, will return to action on tonight’s game against Fenerbahce in Piraeus (15/11, 20:00 CET). The Latvian guard has recovered from a foot injury he had sustained in the beginning of the season and will be available for the “Reds” battle against the Turks. Strelnieks has only played in three EuroLeague matches so […]
  • Jan Vesely out against Olympiacos November 15, 2018
    Due to the birth of his son yesterday, Fenerbahce center Jan Vesely will miss tonight’s game against Olympiacos in Piraeus. The team’s head coach Zeljko Obradovic decided it was not necessary for the player to travel to Greece for the match against the “Reds”. So, Vesely will stay by his wife and child and will return to […]

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