Eurohoops News: Ante Zizic splits with Maccabi

via Johnny Askounis/ info@eurohoops.net Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv and Ante Zizic have parted ways, the team announced Tuesday. Zizic, 25, is expected to join back-to-back Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champion Anadolu Efes on a two-year deal with an opt-out clause after the first season, as reported by Eurohoops in early June. Barring a change to the current situation, the 2022-23 season will be his fourth in Europe’s premier club continental competition. Moving to the Tel Aviv outfit in 2020 he logged 65 more games played in the EuroLeague upping his career total to 85. In 2021-22,…

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Eurohoops News: Maccabi signs former UK Wildcat Alex Poythress

courtesy eurohoops.net By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net Alex Poythress is the new member of Maccabi Tel Aviv. Despite Valencia’s interest the US big man decided to move to Israel. Maccabi has been long targeting Poythress and finally, they got their man. Per the official press release: The roster for the upcoming season is starting to take form. Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv has signed Alex Poythress (6ft 9in, 28 years-old) for the next two years. The American power-forward, a graduate of Kentucky with NBA experience, has starred in the EuroLeague for the past two years with Zenit St. Petersburg,…

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Tomas Satoransky eyeing return to Barcelona

Tomas Satoransky is leaving the Washington Wizards and closing on a deal with Barcelona via Antigoni Zachari at eurhoops.net / info@eurohoops.net Washington Wizards guard Tomas Satoransky is leaving the NBA and closing on a deal to return to Barcelona, according to Eurohoops’ Aris Barkas. Satoransky, 30, signed a deal with the Wizards on February 28 for the remainder of the season and has been exploring his options after the end of the 2021-22 NBA season. EuroLeague champions Anadolu Efes have been a reported suitor for the Czech guard, though ultimately his wish is to play again for…

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EuroLeague News: Is this the end of the road for Giorgos Printezis?

Giorgos Printezis prepares for what may be his last EuroLeague game The captain of Olympiacos has not officially admitted it yet, but this is the final season of his career and tomorrow he will play his last home game in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Via Aris Barkas/ barkas@eurohoops.net The hero of the 2012 final in Istanbul, two-time EuroLeague winner, and an Olympiacos icon will get his last applause from the home crowd at a EuroLeague contest in Game 5 between Olympiacos and Monaco. No matter what, this game will be the…

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Eurohoops: Real Madrid drops close one to Valencia

VIa Johnny Askounis/ info@eurohoops.net After failing to build on a 13-point advantage, Valencia outlasted Real Madrid to claim the win, 94-93, at WiZink Center Sunday. Jasiel Rivero picked up a knee injury scoring the go-ahead bucket and earning a foul with 1:08 remaining in the exciting contest. The Cuban center exited but ended up sharing a team-high 16 points with Klemen Prepelic. Xabier Lopez-Arostegui registered seven of his 11 points in the fourth quarter. Captain Bojan Dubljevic added 11 more points aiding the Oranges up to 12-6. The team led by Pablo Laso dropped to…

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Tristan Vukcevic inks multi-year deal with Partizan NIS

Courtesy of eurohoops.net: Partizan NIS announced that the team has added young talent Tristan Vukcevic to the roster on a multi-year deal. Per Partizan NIS: Tristan Vukcevic is the new reinforcement of Partizan NIS! The young, eighteen-year-old basketball player who has played for Real Madrid so far, has signed a multi-year contract with the black and whites. Vukcevic plays as a forward, and so far this season he has made nine appearances for Real Madrid in the Euroleague and 12 games in the Spanish Championship. Tristan Vukcevic was born on March 11, 2003, in…

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Efes gets overtime victory over Denizli Basket

Anadolu Efes faced a tough test at the start of the season in the Turkish League but managed to prevail after overtime By Eurohoops team at eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net Despite a 24-8 start to the game, Anadolu Efeshad a lot of ups and downs and Yukatel Merkezefendi Denizli Basket used the chance to fight for the win. However, the reigning champions managed to come out on top just barely with 94-93 after overtime. Vasilije Micic and Bryant Dunston stood out with 22 points, while Adrien Moerman had a double-double with 12 points and…

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Eurohoops News: Nikola Mirotic leads Barcelona to win over Breogan

Nikola Mirotic continued with big outings for Barcelona as he led them to another win in the Spanish League By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net Nikola Mirotic has been on a mission at the start of this season and has put on another strong performance with 22 points against Breogan, leading Barcelona to a 78-69 win. He also grabbed seven rebounds and accumulated a total of 32 PIR, compared to last game’s personal best of 34. Cory Higgins followed with 15 and Nigel Hayes with 14 points. For Breogan, Dzanan Musa scored 14,…

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Sergio Llull and Real Madrid to 2021 SuperCup

Sergio Llull and Real outlasted Barcelona to claim the title. By Eurohoops team at eurohoops.net/ info@eurohoops.net Real Madrid came back from down 19 points to beat archrival Barcelona 88 – 83 in the final of the 2021 ACB Supercup and win the first title of the season in Spain. The Blancos registered the biggest comeback in the history of the competition to claim the trophy for fourth straight year and 29th overall. Sergio Llull scored a game-high 24 points in less than 20 minutes and was named tournament MVP. The Real Madrid star had…

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Eurohoops News: Marc Gasol to reportedly sign with Spanish club Girona

Marc Gasol has decided to move on from the NBA and Girona will be his next and potentially last destination By Eurohoops team at eurohoops.net/ info@eurohoops.net It has been already known, following his trade from the LA Lakers to the Memphis Grizzlies, that Marc Gasol will move on from the NBA and remain in native Spain besides his family. That also opened up a path for him to play in Europe once again after 13 years. His name was linked to Barcelona and Girona, the two teams he played for before joining the NBA.…

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