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A European player will win the NBA Championship this year but if it’s the Warriors who lift Larry O’Brien it will come in odd circumstances In a shock to roughly no-one, this site’s focus through the NBA Finals has been on Timofey Mozgov and David Blatt. Mozgov is Russian, Blatt’s history in Europe is well-documented. […]
It was ostenibly a good night for Timofey Mozgov but Emmet Ryan says the Russian’s success was in many ways a by-product of what the Golden State Warriors did to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-82 Timofey Mozgov went big time on Thursday night. The Russian giant had 28 points on 9 of 16 shooting. He […]
LeBron was everything in Game 2 but David Blatt showed the Cavs can win without key pieces as Cleveland topped the Warriors 95-93 in overtime. The deal for David Blatt was simple. If LeBron James could keep being superman, the Cavaliers coach would find a way to deliver the Justice League of America…and Canada, and […]
With the Cleveland Cavaliers set to take on the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, Emmet Ryan looks at a familiar journey for the man in the suit. David Blatt didn’t know what he was doing. His team was floundering. More was expected, with this talent and a soft schedule he was wasting a […]
Falling out of bounds with no ability to see where your team mates are? Perfect time to drop a dime. Despite Ricky’s heroics, the Timberwolves fell 94-91 to the Warriors.
After a quiet December on the site, we return to normal business with Andre Britz taking a look at the hottest team in the NBA at present. The Golden State Warriors are rolling right now, they have the best record (26-5) in the NBA. The shooting machine of Curry and Thompson is keeping opponents at […]
Sarunas Jasikevičius, one of the most decorated players in European basketball history has formally announced his retirement. It feels like Saras has been a veteran for ages and that’s probably because he has been. At 38 he’s finally hanging up his kicks to work as an assistant coach with Zalgiris Kaunas, with whom he won […]
David Blatt, who stepped down as coach of Maccabi Electra Tel-Aviv after completing a clean sweep this season, will interview for the vacant head coaching position with the Cleveland Cavaliers according to Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Blatt, who has been tipped to become Steve Kerr’s assistant at the Golden State Warriors, stepped down from the top […]
Seriously, is the Golden State Warriors pair disrespecting the TBL in this ESPN promo ad…? Deron Williams played there, you know… Shout out to heinnews for the tip.
Because it’s never too early to start looking ahead to Eurobasket 2013 – wait a minute, there’s only 11 weeks left until tipoff? Definitely not too early, then, to take a look at the formative rosters for the big Continental tournament. While only a few national teams (Croatia and Lithuania among them) have released preliminary […]
Congratulations from BallinEurope go out this morning to Ang Lee, Quentin Tarantino, Christoph Waltz, Daniel Day-Lewis, the Argo team, Jennifer Lawrence (swoon) and the other winners of Academy Awards last night. And now, it’s decision time here. The annual bestowing of BallinEurope’s Oscar (Robertson) Awards for basketball excellence in 2012 has seen Thunderstruck, The Dream […]
What say we close out 2012 with a whole bunch of highlight clips? BiE knew you’d be willing. Tomorrow, a list of the most popular BallinEurope stories of the calendar year will be running, but today comes an attempt to encapsulate the past 365 days in European hoops, YouTube style. From Ibaka’s blocks to the […]