Kaukenas heads home to jo...

Kaukenas heads home to join Zalgiris Kaunas

A veteran scorer heads home for the first time in more than decade with the announcement Sunday night that Zalgiris Kaunas has signed shooting guard Rimantas Kaukenas for the next Turkish Airlines Euroleague season. Kaukenas (1.92 meters, 35 years ol...…

London 2012, Prelim Round...

London 2012, Prelim Round: July 29

Turkish Airlines Euroleague stars, past and present, are already shining at the 2012 Olympic basketball…

Lietuvos Rytas lands rook...

Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius picked up one of the hottest young Lithuanian players by signing three-point marksman Deividas Dulkys to a multi-year deal. The shooting guard will make his professional debut after spending the past four seasons playing college ...…

Darden, Lavrinovic join Z...

Darden, Lavrinovic join Zalgiris Kaunas

Zalgiris Kaunas fortified its roster with a double signing on Friday. Former All-Euroleague big man Darjus Lavrinovic and swingman Tremmell Darden both agreed to terms with the Lithuanian champs. Lavrinovic (2.12 meters, 31 years old), who was an All...…

2012-13 Euroleague to pla...

2012-13 Euroleague to play 50 games on Fridays

Euroleague Basketball today released the calendar with the exact days on which Turkish Airlines Euroleague teams will play the upcoming 2012-13 regular season, with the big news being that more than 40% of the games will be on Fridays for the first ti...…

Future stars unite at Nik...

Future stars unite at Nike Global Challenge

The stars of the Nike International Junior Tournament from the 2012 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four in Istanbul, Turkey, will be well represented this week at the Nike Global Challenge as part of the World Basketball Festival 2012 in the Ameri...…

Plaza names Zalgiris new ...

Zalgiris Kaunas named Joan Plaza as its new head coach. Plaza, age 48, arrives from Banca Civica Sevilla, which he has coached for the past three seasons. Plaza led the team to its first Spanish League playoffs appearance in 10 years in the 2009-10 sea...…

Olympic Qualifying Tourna...

Olympic Qualifying Tournament: Semifinals – July 7, 2012

Russia and Lithuania are London bound. The two national teams won their respective semifinal tilts Saturday at the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Caracas, Venezuela, to secure their place at the 2012 Olympic Games starting at the end of the month in...…

Olympic Qualifying Tourna...

Olympic Qualifying Tournament: Quarterfinals – July 6, 2012

Russia, Lithuania, Nigeria and the Dominican Republic are all just one win from going to London following victories Friday in the quarterfinals day at Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Caracas, Venezuela. Russia faces Nigeria in one semifinal on Saturd...…

Euroleague 2012-13, RS, G...

Euroleague 2012-13, RS, Group D analysis and Quotes

FC BARCELONA REGALFC Barcelona Regal pieced together a memorable and record-setting campaign last season. The Spanish champs recorded the best defensive season in Euroleague history and marched to the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four in Istanb...…

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