Home teams win thrillers on Wednesday’s Euroleague action

Home teams win thrillers on Wednesday’s Euroleague action

Round 17 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season produced a pair of thrillers among the three Wednesday tip-offs. The champs rallied late to edge Crvena Zvezda behind a strong finish from EuroLeague MVP Vasilije Micic, and later first-place Barcelona erased a 20-point deficit to force overtime and defeat UNICS. In between, ALBA snapped a […]

FIBA Europe Cup Second Round Recap

FIBA Europe Cup Second Round Recap

The second week of FIBA Europe Cup Second Round action saw more overtime drama with four teams making it two wins from two. Unahotels Reggio Emilia secured a dramatic 80-79 overtime triumph on the road against Kyiv-Basket as Mikael Hopkins came up with the decisive score in the extra period. It was a balanced scoring effort from […]

Baskonia fires coach Dusko Ivanovic and brings back Neven Spahija

Baskonia fires coach Dusko Ivanovic and brings back Neven Spahija

Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz named Neven Spahija as its head coach on Monday. He replaces Dusko Ivanovic, who was dismissed earlier in the day. Spahija, 59, returns to the EuroLeague for the first time since 2018 when he coached Maccabi Tel Aviv. Since then, he has served as an assistant coach with Memphis in the NBA and as […]

Delaware Blue Coats Select Shamorie Ponds With First Pick Of 2021-22 NBA G League Draft

Delaware Blue Coats Select Shamorie Ponds With First Pick Of 2021-22 NBA G League Draft

The Delaware Blue Coats selected Shamorie Ponds (185 cm, St. John’s) with the first overall pick of the 2021-22 NBA G League Draft on Saturday afternoon, which was held virtually. The Blue Coats acquired the first overall pick from the South Bay Lakers in a three-team trade earlier this month involving the Memphis Hustle. In […]

No vaccine mandate for NBA players

No vaccine mandate for NBA players

NBA players will not be mandated to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The NBA and NBPA continue to negotiate aspects of COVID-related protocols and procedures for the upcoming 2021-22 campaign, but the NBPA has refused to budge on its demand that players not be required to take the vaccine, sources say, and any proposal that mandates […]

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