It was a memorable night in Ploiesti, the oil capital of Romania as CSU Asesoft got a convincing win at home against Lietuvos Rytas (103-83) in group E of the Eurocup. The Romanian champions had a great start, jumping into a 30-11 lead and the Baltic side could never get close the rest of the […]
A moment of silence will be held before all Eurocup games this week to honour the memory of former CAI Zaragoza coach José Luis Abós. We here in BallinEurope would like to extend our sympathies to all associated with the late coach. Here is the full statement from Euroleague: Euroleague Basketball has declared that a […]
FC Barcelona has just announced that Juan Carlos Navarro is set to miss some time with a first degree hamstring injury. In a statement the club said his “availability for forthcoming matches will depend on how the recovery progresses.” Injuries have hampered La Bomba for the last two seasons now and this is a blow […]
Valencia lost their Euroleague opener to Olympiacos but Luke Harangody sent a message that the Gody of Notre Dame lore is ready for business this season, writes Emmet Ryan. Luke Harangody is a monster but a terribly specific one. To look at, despite his 240 lbs frame, the Valencia big man is about as intimidating […]
THe 2014/15 Euroleague season tipped off in Vitoria, Zeb Benbrook gives his thoughts on a big win for Baskonia. Davis Bertans looked like one of the world’s elite catch and shoot players while Thomas Huertel managed to rack up double digit assists in just 30 minutes of action. Those were the types of breakout performances […]
The Euroleague regular season isn’t starting with a bang but it is starting the way we deserve, Emmet Ryan writes on why it is still compelling viewing. It’s been far too long irrespective of what the calendar actually says. Domestic leagues are back across Europe, the World Cup only ended four weeks ago, the youth […]
Our man in the OKC, Zeb Benbrook, joined Phil Naessens to break down the best games in the opening round of Euroleague’s regular season. This week Zeb analyses: ALBA Berlin vs CSKA Moscow – Group B Panathinaikos Athens vs PGE Turow Zgorzelec – Group C Real Madrid vs Zalgiris Kaunas – Group A Valencia Basket […]
BiE is delighted to welcome Zebulun Benbrook, editor of Welcome to Loud City, aboard as a contributor. Zeb will be giving his perspective on European hoops from his home town of Oklahoma City on a regular basis. Every week Zeb has as slot on the Phil Naessens show, this week there was only one topic […]
Last night’s incredible game between Alba Berlin and the Spurs got the NBA’s Phantom cam treatment. Relive the best moments from the thrilling 94-93 win for the Bundesliga club, including that moment from Jamel McLean, in super slow-mo.
Alba Berlin beat the San Antonio Spurs 94-94 tonight. Yes, the Bundesliga side is already playing regular season ball and it’s only a pre-season game for the NBA champions but…who the hell cares? Nobody in Berlin that’s for sure. Watch Jamel McClean hit the big shot to send the O2 World into a frenzy.
David Blatt’s first game as head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers was a 107-80 win over his former charges at Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv. Watch coach Blatt talk to the Cavs after the victory.
It was David Blatt’s new team against his old team as the Cleveland Cavaliers stomped Euroleague champions Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv 107-80. Watch the best of the action as LeBron James made his official return home.