CSKA Moscow has guaranteed elite scoring for the foreseeable future by signing explosive guard Mike James to a new three-year contract, the club announced on Monday.
AX Armani Exchange Milan has preserved a key member of its frontcourt for the near future by signing center Kaleb Tarczewski to a new three-year contract until 2023, the club announced on Saturday.
Some players give themselves an edge over opponents by finding space in congested areas and putting themselves in the right place at the right time. One such example is FC Bayern Munich forward Vladimir Lucic.
Real Madrid reached a new agreement with shooting guard Jaycee Carroll to keep working together for one more year, until the end of the 2020-21 season, the club announced Thursday.
FC Barcelona and Real Madrid had never faced each other before in the EuroLeague Playoffs until this best-of-three series that went to the wire.
This was the last time that two Italian teams met in the EuroLeague semifinals and both Skipper Bologna and Montepaschi Siena made sure it was a game for the ages.
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar had its back against the wall in its best-of-five series against FC Barcelona.
The respective champions of Italy and Israel let it fly in this semifinal showdown in Madrid. Montepaschi Siena set a EuroLeague record with 45 three-point attempts and led by as many as 18 in the second quarter. Maccabi rallied with a 0-13 charge bridging the third and fourth quarters and the game entered the final 2 minutes with the teams all square.
It was the second season in a row that these famous clubs met in the Final Four and it again lived up to the huge expectations. Real led 69-78 with over 8 minutes left behind an inspired Fabien Causeur, who had 18 points in 15 minutes. Nando De Colo scored 10 of his 23 points in crunch time to bring CSKA back and turn it into a thriller.
After Zalgiris edged Olympiacos in the regular-season finale to set up a playoff duel between them, both teams came into the best-of-five series hungry to start strong. Vassilis Spanoulis was at his best for the Reds, but would his former teammate and no Zalgiris head coach Sarunas Jasikevicius have the answers in this game that needed more than 40 minutes to secede the winner?