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: Real Madrid and Barcelona advance to Supercopa Endesa Final

The first Clasico of the season will take place at the Supercopa Endesa final By Eurohoops team at eurohoops.net  / info@eurohoops.net FC Barcelona secured a comfortable victory against Valencia Basket 87-68 to advance to the Spanish Supercopa for the third straight year. Brandon Davies and Cory Higgins helped Barca impose its rhythm on their opponents right from the first quarter (27-16) and scored 15 and 13 points respectively. Sarunas Jasikevicius’ squad never lost its lead and managed to expand the deficit to 20+ points in the second half en route to the win. Adding up…

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Overseas Hoops: Jalen Adams signs with Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem

Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem picks up former UConn standout Jalen Adams By Johnny Askounis at eurohoops.net /info@eurohoops.net Jalen Adams is the latest newcomer for Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem, the team announced Sunday. He penned a one-year contract. Adams, 25, is coming off his second stint at the Erie BayHawks. He logged 15.8 points, 4.l assists, 4.0 rebounds, and 1.3 steals per G League contest. Chalons-Reims makes out the lone European experience displaying his scoring talents. He posted 20.3 points, 3.1 rebounds, and 3.0 assists per game over seven appearances in…

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Balsa Koprivica reportedly signed with Partizan

The former player of Gonzaga, the Lakers and Galatasaray moves to Italy info@eurohoops.net A familiar face to basketball fans on both sides of the Atlantic joined Dolomiti Energia Trentino and closes the 2021-22 roster, as the club announced. Johnathan Williams (26, 2,06 m.) is the latest addition to the Italian club, which competed both in the 7DAYS EuroCup and of course in Legabasket. A product of Gonzaga University, who also played for two seasons in the NCAA with Missouri, played 23 games with the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2018-19 season (6.8 points and…

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Overseas Hoops: Partizan NIS adds Alen Smailagic

Partizan NIS has completed its sixth summer addition securing the services of Alen Smailagic By Johnny Askounis from Eurohoops.net/ info@eurohoops.net After being waived by the Golden State Warriors, Alen Smailagic inked a three-year contract with Partizan NIS, the team announced Friday. Smailagic, 20, was selected 39th overall in the 2019 NBA draft. He since made his way to 29 NBA games attached to the Golden State Warriors and went through several G League stints at the Santa Cruz Warriors. He was waiveda couple of days ago. The Serbian forward returns to Serbia as the sixth…

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Overseas Hoops: Stal Ostrow signs Vangelis Mantzaris

Mantzaris will play outside Greece for a second time in his career after his 2019 stint with Unics Kazan. By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net Former two-time EuroLeague champion Vangelis Mantzaris is joining 2021 Polish champion and Basketball Champions League debutant Stal Ostrow Wielkopolski. Stal Ostrow won the Polish League title for the first time in the history of the club last season to earn a ticket to earn a ticket for the upcoming Basketball Champions League regular season. Mantzaris will have his first full-time experience of BCL after playing two games in the…

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Overseas Hoops: AS Monaco signs point guard Leo Westermann

Westermann returns to France for AS Monaco By Eurohoops team at Eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net AS Monaco has signed point guard Leo Westermann to a deal for the upcoming 2021-22 season, the club announced Thursday. Westermann, 29, spent the previous season with FC Barcelona, with which he averaged 3.5 points, 2 assists and 1.5 rebounds in 11 minutes on the court across 24 EuroLeague contests. The experienced French guard returns home for the first time since 2016, when he played for Limoges. He has gained EuroLeague experience with Fenerbahce, Zalgiris, CSKA Moscow and Partizan and he’s…

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Overseas Hoops: Unicaja is interested in signing Donta Hall

Donta Hall is a name high up on Unicaja Malaga’s agenda for the next season By Alex Madrid at eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net Unicaja Malaga continues working on the roster for the upcoming season in the Spanish League and the Basketball Champions League, especially so on its frontcourt. After bringing over the three-time BCL champion Dejan Kravic, the club is strongly interested in adding some NBA talent with Donta Hall, according to sources. The 23-year-old, 2.08-tall American player is a free agent after playing for the G League Raptors 905 and the Orlando Magic this season. In the…

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Will Thomas inks one-year deal with UNICS Kazan

Fourth EuroLeague stop for effective forward Will Thomas By Johnny Askounis/info@eurohoops.net UNICS Kazan has acquired Will Thomas, the team announced Wednesday evening. The veteran forward penned a one-year contract. Thomas, 35, has played in 144 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague games between Unicaja Malaga, Valencia, and Zenit Saint-Petersburg. UNICS will be his fourth different side. In his most recent run, he put up 9.3 points, 4.9 rebounds, 1.4 assists, and 0.7 steals per EuroLeague contest helping Zenit make it to the Playoffs. In addition, he averaged 11.9 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 1.7 assists per VTB…

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Overseas Hoops: Ty Lawson will play for Greek League team Kolossos H Hotels

Kolossos H Hotels will begin the 2020-21 season packing Ty Lawson as a squad member By Johnny Askounis/ info@eurohoops.net A few months after being ready to move his talents to Kolossos H Hotels, former NBA point guard Ty Lawson has agreed again with the Greek club and will play in Greece’s Basket League this season. Lawson, 33, was announced as a midseason transfer by Kolossos last January. However, visa issues prevented him from leaving China and completing the move. He eventually managed to travel to Greece. He has been staying in shape preferring the state-of-the-art facilities…

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