Eurohoops News: Partizan gets it done in triple OT, other prep score

Partizan got away with the win in an epic triple-overtime battle against Monaco in the Istanbul Cup semifinal By Eurohoops team  / info@eurohoops.net The new season is approaching and teams keep up their preparation across multiple stages in the Old Continent on Saturday. An epic showdown that ended in triple overtime sent Partizan to the final of the Istanbul Cup, after prevailing over AS Monaco 120-114. After a fairly balanced second half, no team could sustain the lead towards the final win, leading the game to overtime. At the 50-minute mark, Partizan…

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Overseas Hoops: The 10 best EuroLeague Free agents still on the board

Eurohoops picked out ten names that are still available on the market and there are some great opportunities for EuroLeague teams, especially when it comes to the frontcourt By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net After the top ten EuroLeague signings of the summer, Eurohoops presents a list of ten players that are still available on the market and would be a valuable addition to any team. An honorable mention goes to Dragan Bender who is still recovering from his injury. While he is in theory a free agent, Bender is expected to have a new…

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Ioannis Papapetrou re-signs with Panathinaikos

Ioannis Papapetrou will stay with PAO for another two years By Eurohoops team at Eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net Panathinaikos‘s hopes and wishes came to fruition as the club managed to find an agreement with captain Ioannis Papapetrou on a two-year deal, they announced. Papapetrou, 27, in his third season with the Greens, averaged 12.1 points and 4.1 rebounds across 27 EuroLeague games and has received interest from multiple teams this offseason. The forward also posted 13.9 points, 4.04 rebounds, and 3.3 assists in 25:06 minutes over 28 games in the Greek League…

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Edgaras Ulanovas is back with Zalgaris

Ulanovas returns to Zalgiris after a season with Fenerbahce By Eurohoops team at eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net Zalgiris Kaunas has signed forward Edgaras Ulanovas to a one-year deal, the club confirmed Saturday. Ulanovas, 29, spent the previous season with Fenerbahce Beko, with which he averaged 4.5 points, 1.6 rebounds, and 1.4 assists per Turkish Airlines EuroLeague game, while he posted 8.0 points per Turkish BSL game His first stint with the Lithuanian champions began in 2010, while he was fully incorporated into the squad in the 2014-15 season. Ulanovas spent the first years in the…

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EuroLeague has opened disciplinary proceedings against Panthiniakos

The recent comments made about EuroLeague by Panathinaikos’ owner Dimitris Giannakopoulos may be punished By Aris Barkas at eurohoops.net / barkas@eurohoops.net Panathinaikos owner Dimitris Giannakopoulos held a live broadcast last week via his Instagram account answering questions sent by the fans of his club. Among other things, Giannakopoulos openly accused EuroLeague management of “stealing money” and personally attacked CEO Jordi Bertomeu. According to Eurohoops sources, a disciplinary proceeding against Panathinaikos was opened for those statements made last week. According to EuroLeague bylaws, the verdict of this proceeding is expected to be…

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Jock Landale makes European return with Anadolu Efes

The Australian big man who is currently preparing for the Tokyo Olympics is expected to replace Sertac Sanli on Anadolu Efes’ roster By Bugra Uzar/ Buzar@eurohoops.net After a season in Australia with Melbourne United, the NBL champion and MVP finals Jock Landale is on the verge of his European return. The former player of Zalgiris Kaunas and Partizan is finalizing a deal with Anadolu Efes and at this point, Landale is the more than possible replacement of Sertac Sanli who left for Barcelona. Vasilje Micic is also staying in Istanbul, Anadolu Efes is…

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Panathinaikos signs PG Kendrick Perry

The Greens got the point guard who played last season in Cedevita/Olimpia By Eurohoops team at Eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net Kendrick Perry will be the first addition to Panathinaikos‘s roster for the upcoming season. As Eurohoops sources confirm, there’s a deal between the player and Panathinaikos which is expected to be official soon. The negotiations picked up speed yesterday and the financial gap between the offer of Panathinaikos and the demands of the player was bridged. The contract between the two sides is expected to have a two-year duration with an opt-out clause in the summer of…

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Lukas Lekavicius re-signs with Zalgiris

By Johnny Askounis of EuroHoops.net / info@eurohoops.net Lukas Lekavicius extended his contract with Zalgiris Kaunas through the 2021-22 season with an option for the 2022-23 season, the Lithuanian powerhouse announced Wednesday. Lekavicius, 27, returned to Zalgiris in 2019 following a two-year stint at Greece with Panathinaikos. The next season will be his eighth in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague and sixth attached to his current club. Per the press release: “Right after the Betsafe-LKL Finals series was over, Zalgiris immediately started setting the stones for next season, extending a contract with point guard…

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Fenerbahce and FA Devin Booker in talks

By Chema De Lucas of EuroHoops.net / info@eurohoops.net Fenerbahce Beko is in advanced talks with free-agent center Devin Booker according to Eurohoops sources. Booker played in 15 games in the 2020-21 EuroLeague season, averaging 13.1 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 27:36. He had 14.5 points and 5.9 rebounds in 21:23 minutes over eight appearances in VTB League. Fenerbahce was looking to get a serious frontline boost after an unsuccessful season in both EuroLeague and BSL. The Turkish side was swept to CSKA Moscow in the EuroLeague playoffs (while being…

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Chicago Bulls reportedly interested in EuroLeague MVP Micic

By Antonis Stroggylakis  of EuroHoops.net/ AStroggylakis@eurohoops.net The Chicago Bulls are reported to be interested in trading for newly-crowned EuroLeague and Final Four MVP Vasilije Micic. According to Mozzart Sport, the Bulls have been considering to acquire Micic and are ready to hit the market to get the player’s rights from the Oklahoma City Thunder even before the NBA Draft night (29/7). Recently, Micic’s agent mentioned to Novosti that he won’t allow his client to head to the NBA just to be a bench guy. He also said that if he doesn’t get guarantees…

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