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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Former Laker Goudelock signs with Spanish team Bilbao Basket

The former Laker known as “Mini-Mamba” will play for the first time in Spain By Chema De Lucas/ info@eurohoops.net Andrew Goudelock is the new addition of Bilbao Basket, which once more season has high ambitions in the Spanish Liga Endesa. The 32-years old guard who was nicknamed “Mini-Mamba” when he was playing back in the 2011-12 season with Kobe Bryant in the Lakers, will continue his career in Spain, after playing in Russia (UNICS Kazan), Turkey (Fenerbahce), Israel (Maccabi Tel Aviv), Italy (Milan and Venezia) and Lithuania (Rytas Vilnius). Goudelock also played…

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Three NBA Players are on ACB’s Tanteo list

From the Eurohoops team at Eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net NBA players Facu Campazzo (Denver Nuggets) Gabriel Deck (Oklahoma City Thunder) and Luca Vildoza (New York Knicks) are included on the 2021 Tanteo list of the Spanish ACB League. Their addition on the list is typical and more like a reminder that their previous clubs still retain their rights in Spain in a manner similar to what is happening in the NBA with restricted free agents. According to ACB rules, a club that owns the “Tanteo rights” to a player can match any…

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Eurohoops News: Barca sweeps Real Madrid in ACB Finals

By Antonis Stroggylakis of Eurohoops.net/ info@eurohoops.net Seven years. That’s how long Barcelona waited to celebrate a championship title in the Spanish ACB League. Never before had the club been without this trophy for so many consecutive years since its emergence as a powerhouse in the early 1980s. This long wait is now over. Nikola Mirotic scored a season-high 27 points and was named Finals MVP as Barcelona crushed Real Madrid 92 – 73 in Game 2 to sweep the best-of-three series and win its first domestic championship since 2014 and 19th…

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Usman Garuba powers Real Madrid to Spanish League Finals

By Eurohoops team at eurohoops.net/ info@eurohoops.net Real Madrid successfully held off Valencia’s comeback effort for an 80-77 win with which the Whites win the Spanish semifinal series 2-1. Despite being down nine points (68-59) early in the fourth quarter, Valencia made it a one-possession game (68-67) thanks to a spark by Nikola Kalinic. However, Real Madrid successfully held them off thanks to big baskets by two youngsters – Carlos Alocen and Usman Garuba – as well as Jaycee Carroll. Garuba’s effort was indeed crucial in holding off Valencia’s comeback run as he scored…

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Pay Gasol leads FC Barcelona to Spanish League Finals

From Johnny Askounis of eurohoops.net/ info@eurohoops.net FC Barcelona overpowered Lenovo Tenerife, 89-72, to clinch a third consecutive ACB Finals berth on Friday. Pau Gasol scored a team-high 15 points powering his side to win the Spanish League Semifinals best-of-three series, 2-1. Brandon Davies and Cory Higgins registered 14 points each, and Nick Calathes had 13 points. Barca built a double-digit separation in the first half but knocked out Tenerife with strong defense in the third quarter. The 15-time ACB champions will move on to face arch-rival Real Madrid in the Finals best-of-three…

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