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Ettore Messina is coming home to Italy after a wildly successful itinerant coaching career to take on a job with all kinds of issues. Emmet Ryan on how Olimpia Milano’s hot seat is the Harrenhal of European hoops Game of Thrones had one particularly infamous castle that wasn’t noted for any battles or murders but […]
In a shock to roughly nobody, Tony Parker claimed a second straight FIBA Europe men’s player of the year award but the big surprise was how much the San Antonio Spurs man needed to lean on support from non-fan votes to get over the line. Parker narrowly beat Milos Teodosic for the overall award after […]
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.
“No worries pop only one glass of wine and daily workouts.” via Facebook. In the last 12 months or so Boris Diaw has won EuroBasket, the NBA championship, and bronze at the FIBA Basketball World Cup. Safe to say the San Antonio Spurs and France big man has earned this glass of red.
France and San Antonio Spurs star point guard Tony Parker did the ice bucket challenge for ALS. Unfortunately his friend needs to work on his camera phone etiquette. Dude, when filming you have got to turn your phone.
This is a great find by the crew over at Project Spurs, a 14 minute video of Ettore Messina explaining his philosophy on coaching basketball Yeah, when he opens with comparisons to an orchestra you just know this is going to be good. Then when he gets on to discipline a clearly rights free version […]
Though the NBA’s opening night went down yesterday (North America time), the far majority of teams in the Association has yet to tip things off. What better time then, to enumerate 10 or so storylines BallinEurope will be following in 2013-14? (That was a rhetorical question.) Right, then. Here’s what we’re looking at in the […]
Much like their previous game against the Timberwolves on Monday, CSKA Moscow’s second U.S. tour match went into overtime again, but unfortunately, it was San Antonio Spurs who came out on top 95-93 in a thrilling finish. The former two-time Euroleague champions fought well and almost clinched the game, but were undone by a Aron […]
Episode #54 (alternatively “Volume II, Episode 2”) of the BallinEurope/heinnews co-produced “Taking the Charge” podcast series is now available online or via iTunes. But enough with the pleasantries. Let’s get right to the headliners. From the post-games of last week’s Eurobasket 2013 final matches come words from perhaps the biggest names we’ve ever had on […]