Eurohoops news: Draymond Green works out with Galatasaray NEF

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green was an honoured guest of Turkish club Galatasaray NEF, who is currently win the midst of training camp, as they prepare for the 2022-23 Basketball Champions League and the Turkey BSL. The four-time NBA champ put in some work on the court and chopped it up with the team and head coach Andreas Pistiolis While in the nation that gave the world Enes Kanter Freedom, Green also paid a visit to Vodafone Park, home of the Besiktas football team. The 2022-23 Basketball Champions League…

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Eurohoops: U-BT Cluj-Napoca and MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg vying for last spot in Basketball Champions League

One spot left open in the Basketball Champions League Final Four with U-BT Cluj-Napoca and MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg both desperate to bring it home. Via Johnny Askounis/ info@eurohoops.net After Baxi Manresa, Hapoel U-NET Holon, and Lenovo Tenerife entered the Basketball Champions League Final Four backed by two wins in as many games opposite respective Playoffs opponents on Tuesday, MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg rolled U-BT Cluj-Napoca to knot the remaining best-of-three series at 1-1 on Wednesday. Winner-take-all Game 3 follows at Cluj-Napoca’s BTarena next Tuesday (19/4, 18:00 CET). “It was a disappointing game last week…

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Basketball Champions League, Week 1 Round of 16 Recap

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net The Basketball Champions League Round of 16 has tipped off with five games and with a small group format making every win extremely important, the opening can tell much about the future of the four groups. The action started with an all-Turkish duel between Tofas and Darussafaka as the former repeated a winning outcome, similar to the one a couple of days earlier in the domestic league. The other matchup from Group J, between BAXI Manresa and Nutribullet Treviso, was postponed. The same fate awaited the GalatasarayNef vs Hapoel…

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Overseas Hoops: Filou Oostende signs Brandon McCoy

The former UNLV center Brandon McCoy jumps in for Filou Oostende By Johnny Askounis at Eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net Filou Oostende has secured the services of American center Brandon McCoy, the team announced Tuesday. McCoy, 23, after two G League seasons at the Wisconsin Herd, split 2020-21 between Zlatibor of Serbia’s KSL and Puerto Rico’s Grises de Humacao. Also, he was part of Team USA in the 2017 FIBA U19 World Cup capturing a bronze medal. He last played for the Miami Heat in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. His showings produced…

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Overseas Hoops: Manny Harris signs with AEK Athens

The 2018 Basketball Champions League MVP, Manny Harris is back for AEK By Johnny Askounis at eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net AEK has penned Manny Harris to a contract for the next season, the team announced Wednesday. Harris, 31, returns to the Greek side and the Basketball Champions League three years since capturing the BCL title and being named 2017-18 MVP. He also reunites with Stefanos Dedas after working under the recently appointed AEK head coach at Bahcesehir Koleji in 2018-19 and Hapoel Holon in 2019-20. The former Michigan standout, Detroit native, has…

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AEK signs Braian Angola

Braian Angola returns to the Basketball Champions League By Eurohoops team at eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net AEK announced that the club has penned a two-year deal with Braian Angola. The 27-year-old Colombian forward played for Nes Ziona in Israel last season, averaging 19.1 points and 7.2 rebounds. “I feel amazing that in the new season I will play in the AEK jersey. I have heard a lot about my new team. I have heard about its famous history, about the titles, about its… crazy fans. It is a unique opportunity for me…

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Overseas Hoops: DeVaughn Akon-Purcell signs with Galatasaray

Another Basketball Champions League season, his fourth, coming up for DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell By Johnny Askounis/info@eurohoops.net Fresh off playing in the NBA Summer League, DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell inked a one-year contract, including an option for one more season, with GalatasarayNef, the team announced Monday. Akoon-Purcell, 28, comes back for yet another campaign in the Basketball Champions League after logging 31 appearances between the Bakken Bears and Tofas. His new side is part of Regular Season Group E along with ERA Nymburk, PAOK, and Igokea. He posted 13.4 points, 5.8 rebounds, 2.0 assists, and…

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Overseas Hoops: AEK adds forward Eric Griffin

AEK powers up with experienced power forward Eric Griffin By Johnny Askounis/info@eurohoops.net Eric Griffin has inked a two-year contract with AEK, the team announced Monday. Eurohoops had reported on his move to the Queen. Griffin, 31, will slide into the Basketball Champions League, besides competing in Greece’s Basket League, also for the first time. Last season, he posted 17.9 points, 6.8 rebounds, and 1.5 assists per game for Hapoel Be’er Sheva in Israel’s Winner League. The latest newcomer follows in Stevan Jelovac, Juan Pablo Vaulet, Quino Colom, Nikos Pappas, Giorgos Bogris, Panagiotis…

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Overseas Hoops: Besiktas Icrypex signs Jordan Bone

Besiktas Icrypex receives a major boost signing Jordan Bone By Johnny Askounis/info@eurohoops.net Jordan Bone has penned a contract for the next season with Besiktas Icrypex, the team announced Monday. Bone, 23, moving overseas will display his talents in the Basketball Champions League. After being selected 57th overall in the 2019 NBA draft, he logged 24 NBA appearances between the Orlando Magicand the Detroit Pistons averaging 2.8 points, 1.2 rebounds, and 1.1 assists per contest. His remaining pro experience stems from the G League. The former Tennessee point guard joins fellow newcomers, Ege Havsa,…

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Overseas Hoops: Devondrick Walker signs with VEF Riga

Devondrick Walker is the seventh new player for VEF Riga By Johnny Askounis/info@eurohoops.net VEF Riga has inked Devondrick Walker for the next season, the team announced Sunday. Walker, 29, last played in the NBL, as a member of Hawke’s Bay Hawks. He registered 20.2 points, 4.9 rebounds, 4.1 assists, and 1.9 steals per contest. The American swingman, after three G League seasons, moved his talents to Europe in 2018. Italian stops at Trieste and Brindisi, and Roanne in France generate his experience in the continent. He competed in the NBL the…

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