Olympiakos takes the Greek crown for the first time in six years

Olympiakos takes the Greek crown for the first time in six years

Olympiacos Piraeus is the new Greek League champion after beating Panathinaikos OPAP Athens 93-74 to sweep their best-of-five finals series on Friday. It is the 13th Greek League crown for Olympiacos and its first since 2016. The game was also the last in the career of legendary Olympiacos team captain Georgios Printezis, who retired after lifting […]

Defending champs Efes back in Euroleague final

Defending champs Efes back in Euroleague final

Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four drama was served up in the very first game as last season’s MVP detonated a game-winning three-pointer just ahead of the final buzzer for the defending champions. Anadolu Efes Istanbul will continue to fight for the first back-to-back Turkish Airlines EuroLeague titles in almost a decade after registering a thrilling […]

Cedevita, Ulm, and Andorra storm into Eurocup quarterfinals

Cedevita, Ulm, and Andorra storm into Eurocup quarterfinals

Here come the 7DAYS EuroCup Playoffs! The eighth finals began with three Tuesday showdowns. The first upset of the eighth-finals came in just the second game of the phase when ratiopharm Ulm won in Badalona. Cedevita Olimpija Ljubljana and MoraBanc Andorra were able to hold on at home. Cedevita Olimpija Ljubljana 93-80 Turk Telekom Ankara […]

Sweden cuts ex-NBA star Jonas Jerebko due to politics

Sweden cuts ex-NBA star Jonas Jerebko due to politics

 Ex-NBA star Jonas Jerebko has been cut from Sweden’s national basketball squad; the federation said Thursday, a day after joining CSKA Moscow, despite international condemnation of Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. “A player on the national team represents the Swedish Basketball Federation,” the body said in a statement announcing his exclusion. Jerebko, 35, is […]

FIBA Europe Cup semi-finals played

FIBA Europe Cup semi-finals played

Bakken Bears and Bahcesehir College both took the next step toward the FIBA Europe Cup Finals after coming through hard-fought first-leg ties on Wednesday. The FIBA Europe Cup Semi-Finals action began with Bakken securing a close 74-72 triumph over Unahotels Reggio Emilia, while Bahcesehir came from behind to defeat ZZ Leiden 77-71 on the road with both games in […]

Strasbourg advances to Basketball Champions League quarter-finals

Strasbourg advances to Basketball Champions League quarter-finals

After trailing by as many as 19 points, Hungaria team Falco Szombathely fought back to force overtime, only to lose by double figures, 98-86, to French team SIG Strasbourg, eliminating them from advancing to the Quarter-Finals. Strasbourg has now won six games in overtime, the most of any team in the BCL. They have played eight overtime […]

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