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Vital Stats: Position: Centre / Power Forward Height: 2.18m Date of birth: 20/Dec/1995 Country: Latvia Current club: Gran Canaria Strengths Another 7ft 2″ Power Forward born in 1995 to come out of Latvia after Kristaps Porzingis was taken 4th in 2015. Anzejs won’t go quite so high, but he will be a legitimate lottery prospect in next weeks NBA draft. A mobile […]
Having gone through all 61 game days of the Euroleague season yesterday, Emmet Ryan is back to pick BiE’s 10 games of the week in the 2016/17 season of the new look Eurocup There’s a lot to digest with the new format for Eurocup but, essentially, it matches what Euroleague was like as recently as […]
Tomas Satoransky left Washington Wizards fans longing for him to come to the NBA with this play against Gran Canaria in ACB action on Sunday. Despite Satoransky’s athleticism, Barcelona fell 76-70. Check out the best bits from Gran Canaria’s upset win. That results leaves Barcelona in fourth spot in Liga Endesa on 16-7. Gran Canaria […]
It was a busy weekend in the top flight of arguably Europe’s strongest league. Joventut Badalona gave Real Madrid all they could handle but eventually the home side pulled through to escape with the W 90-88. Barcelona had no such trouble with Gran Canaria, the Blaugrana cruised past the islanders 80-61. Bilbao Basket, whose very […]
A shout out this morning to Britain-based HoopsFix and “hardworking 6’5” 187 lb. versatile small forward” Peter Grumble for tipping BallinEurope off to a big play from Ryan Richards, currently competing for the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Summer League. For more on Richards, click below the break, but now, the clip.
Amidst Blusens Monbus’ 82-63 blowout of Mad-Croc Fuenlabrada in Liga Endesa play last night, 39 year-old Bernard “Mister Récord” Hopkins logged one of the season’s more bizarre stat lines. Read his bit of the boxscore: 14 points on 4-of-6 overall shooting and 6-of-7 on FTs; four rebounds; one assist; one steal; five (!) fouls drawn; […]
The Pride of Hungarian Basketball was recently spotted in Lithuania, where he was doing scouting work for the Phoenix Suns. Former Žalgiris Kaunas big man/Hungary’s first-ever NBA player Kornél Dávid sat in on the Caja Laboral Baskonia game in Kaunas last week and afterwards granted an interview to Žalgiris radio. (Naturally, Dávid doesn’t give name […]
“Best of the (Basketball) Net” is one day late this week, but that extra 24 hours or so will surely make all the difference in terms of quality. For some most interesting recently-posted basketball-related stuff from the interweb, read on to check out excerpts from a classic of basketball literature, see highlights from a big […]
While not interested in passing definitive judgment, we think it would be useful and fair to take a look at the European basketball panorama. There will be no ratings or rankings here, just a snapshot of what the most important ballin’ countries offer us. Ten years into the third millennium, it’s common to hear repeated […]
To torment and tease those of us – and by “those of us” here, i mean “every Euroball fan” – who can’t wait for the Euroleague, Eurocup, and FIBA EuroChallenge championship draws set for Wednesday at 1pm CET, FIBA Europe and Euroleague yesterday released the names of the participating clubs in the three competitions.