Slava Medvedenko Considering Retirement

Ukrainian star and former NBA player Stanislav (Slava) Medvedenko is considering retiring from basketball.  According to, the 28-year old Ukrainian cites the intense pain in his back from an injured herniated disc injury suffered in 2006 as the cause […]

Unicaja Malaga Defeats Memphis Grizzlies in NBA Euroleague Live 2007

Unicaja Malaga 102: Memphis Grizzlies 99 In a friendly game played in Malaga, Spain during NBA-Euroleague Live Tour 2007, Unicaja-Malaga defeated the Memphis Grizzlies. Unicaja Malaga used Croatian guard Davor Kus’s 20 points and American Marcus Haslip’s 18 points and […]

NBA Europe Live 2007 Commences in Istanbul, Rome.

NBA Europe Live 2007 Commences in Istanbul, Rome.

The NBA Europe Live 2007 tour begins this Saturday as four NBA teams and five European teams will play several matches over the next five days.  Starting on October 6th, Efes Pilsen will take on the Kevin Garnett-less Minnesota Timberwolves […]

Yao talks Sabonis, Strombergas, Spanoulis, and European Basketball

After two games in the CBA-Euroleague challenge, Yao Ming has averaged 27 points and 7 rebounds going 1-1 against Benetton Tamoil and CSKA Moscow. Yao Ming gave his unique perspective about his experiences, thoughts and what he has learned […]

Fadi El-Khatib Dominates First Game in Europe

Fadi El-Khatib, aka the Tiger, dominated in his first game for Cherkazki Mavpi, a club that plays in the national league in Ukraine. Khatib scored 37 points, pulled down 12 rebounds, passsed for 5 assists and gathered 4 steals as […]

News Around the World 10/10/2007

Ray Allen hopes NBA expands into Europe – I didn’t know Ray Allen spent a lot of time growing up in England and Germany  “People all over the world are now watching basketball. People in the United States don’t realize […]

Anderson Varejao looking for $10m/season

There’s a good reason as to why the Cavs and Brazilian forward/center Anderson Varejao are having difficulties coming to terms on a new contract. It’s because Varejao and his agent are reportedly asking for around $10m/year. Now, if the numbers […]

Celtics add Uruguayan center Esteban Batista

Celtics add Uruguayan center Esteban Batista

The Boston Celtics continue to fill the spots around their new trio of superstars Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Ray Allen. On Thursday, they added Esteban Batista and Dahntay Jones to their training camp roster that will be touring Italy […]

Vlade Divac Says Goodbye in Style

In a farewell ceremony held this past weekend in Belgrade, Vlade Divac closed-out his basketball career as only Divac could, with a huge three-day party. But it wasn’t only a farewell party, it was three days full of activity around […]

Sasha Pavlovic leaving Cavs and the NBA?

Sasha Pavlovic, the guard-forward who had a breakout year last season with the Cleveland Cavaliers, will head back to Europe if he and the Cavs do not come to an agreement. If Pavlovic leaves the NBA, he would join Greek […]

Jasikevicius Ready to Sign with PAO?

The Golden State Warriors and Sarunas Jasikevicius have officially parted ways after the Warriors waived Saras earlier today. This ends the Lithuanian guard’s short-tenure with Golden State after recently making his trade demands public. Although Saras has insinuated that he […]

Kirilenko ready to leave NBA, forgo $63m

In a shocking development rarely seen in pro sports, Andrei Kirilenko said Thursday that he would forgo the remaining amount of his $63m contract to play for another team.  Or possibly head back to Europe.  “Big money is obviously good, […]

Kirilenko Wants out of Utah

Kirilenko Wants out of Utah

The last couple weeks have been good to Andrei Kirilenko. After all, his Russian National Team won the 2007 Eurobasket gold. And not only that, Kirilenko was named the MVP of the tournament after he averaged 18.0 ppg, 8.6 rpg, […]

FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament

FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament

Who will host the FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament? With all the regional championships completed and nine teams set for next year’s Olympic games, three berths remain for teams vying for Beijing. And those three remaining spots will be determined […]

Eurobasket 2007 All-Tournament Team

The Eurobasket 2007 Ideal Five was announced after the final game with Andrei Kirilenko leading the nominations. Tournament leading scorer Dirk Nowitzki and Spanish superstar Pau Gasol were also named to the frontcourt, while the Euro-Pippen Ramunas Siskauskas and Spanish […]

Russia Crowned Champions of EuroBasket 2007

Russia Crowned Champions of EuroBasket 2007

JR Holden stole the ball from Pau Gasol and then hit a jumper with 2 seconds remaining to give Russia the 60-59. And when Pau Gasol’s last second attempt rimmed-out, that gave Russia their first-ever Eurobasket championship over the hosts […]

EuroBasket 2007 Finals Set: Spain vs. Russia

EuroBasket 2007 Finals Set: Spain vs. Russia

Spain (7-1) and Russia (7-1) advanced to the finals of Eurobasket 2007, bringing an end to the nearly two-week tournament. Spain: Russia @ 21:30, September 16, 2007 (game thread) The final game will be played exactly one-week to the day […]

Follow Greece vs. Spain Live in our Forum!

Follow Greece vs. Spain Live in our Forum!

Click here! Watch the second rematch of the two teams that fought for the gold medal in the 2006 World Championships of basketball. They meet again today at the 2007 Eurobasket. Back in 2006, during the finals of the World […]

Papaloukas Leads Greece in Amazing Comeback

Theodoros Papaloukas Leads Greece in Amazing Comeback against previously unbeaten Slovenia. Greece 63: Slovenia 62 In the final game of the Eurobasket Quarterfinals, the Greek National Team came up big when it mattered most – the last few minutes of […]

Russia Advances to EuroBasket Final Four

Led by an all-around play from Victor Khryapa (16 points, 7 rebounds, and 6 assists) and JR Holden’s 15 points, Russia defeated France 75-71 yesterday in what turned out to be a free-throw accuracy contest towards the end the game. […]