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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Overseas Hoops: Anadolu Efes bests AX Armani Exchange Olimpia in preseason tilt

A friendly win for Anadolu Efes in its first of two straight preseason fixtures opposite AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milano By Johnny Askounis at Eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net Anadolu Efes defeated AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milano, 95-83, on Thursday. Vasilije Micic poured 23 points. Newcomer Filip Petrusev paired 20 points with eight rebounds in his preseason debut. Krunoslav Simon logged 19 points and nine assists. Rodrigue Beaubois added 17 points. A 30-9 run in the third quarter strongly shifted the momentum in favor of the team coached by Ergin Ataman. The hosts…

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Overseas Hoops: Bayern arena will be at 90% capacity this season

Bayern’s Audi Dome will welcome fans back at 90% capacity for next season By Eurohoops team at Eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net 549 days after FC Bayern Munich fans made their last appearance at the Audi Dome, the team announced that it will open up its doors for 5,750 fans in the upcoming 2021-22 season. With the implementation of the 14th Bavarian Infection Protection Ordinance, home games of the German club can now host up to a 90% capacity in Audi Dome. All spectators are required to wear face masks, while there are no…

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Ron Baker retires at 28

Former Wichita State star Ron Baker has retired at the age of 28 due to injuries. Baker went undrafted in the NBA back in 2016 appeared in 96 games over three seasons with the New York Knicks and Washington Wizards and he would average 3.1 points ,1.4 rebounds and 1.8 assists during his time in the Association. In 2019-20 Baker would suit up for CSKA Moscow and in 27 games he put up 2.6 points, 0.9 rebounds and 0.9 assists in 11.1 minutes per contest. Baker has now been named…

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