Wade Baldwin named Round 17 EuroLeague MVP

From Eurohoops.net: Bayern Munich guard Wade Baldwin registered multiple career-highs in the win of his team over Barcelona and was named MVP of Round 17 in the process. Baldwin scored a personal best 29 points, had seven assists, three rebounds and two steals to finish the game with 41 PIR (also a personal record in the competition) en route to winning weekly EuroLeague MVP for the first time in his career. Per EuroLeague Basketball: FC Bayern Munich moved into a tie for third place in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season standings…

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Turkish EuroLeague : CSKA defeats Valencia to end two-game losing streak

A strong fourth period leads CSKA Moscow back to the win column info@eurohoops.net Focusing on its inside game in crunch time, CSKA Moscow defeated Valencia, 84-75, Thursday evening at home. The team coached by Dimitris Itoudis controlled the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 6 contest building on Mike James pouring 15 points in the second quarter. His 17 points powered by 7/12 field goals including 5/5 twos earned him the game-high 17 points.blob:https://sneakershoptalk.com/0762261b-83ce-4685-9d9a-dca19a452ee2 “I think we played hard in the first half, but we knew we had to take a step ahead,…

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Basketball Champions League: Marco Spissu making his hometown proud

Marco Spissu was born in Sassari, raised in Dinamo’s youth teams, and is now leading his hometown team to new heights in the Basketball Champions League By Stefan Djordjevic / info@eurohoops.net These days, it’s not so often that the teams at the biggest stages feature a hometown player, let alone for him to be the face of the club and lead it to victories.  Well, that’s exactly become the case with Marco Spissu and Dinamo Sassari. However, far from it that it happened overnight and it took years of Spissu gaining…

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EuroHoops awards

Crvena Zvezda and CSKA Moscow put on an amazing game and Jordan Loyd took matters into his own hands to secure the win for his squad By Stefan Djordjevic of eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net While three games have been postponed to a later date due to the coronavirus troubles in the squads, 12 teams still stepped on the court in Round 5 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague and they’ve put on a show. Four players put on career-highs, some of them broke personal or club records, and there was plenty of quality…

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Barcelona holds off Real Madrid comeback

From FC Barcelona holds on sending nemesis Real Madrid to a 1-4 start By Eurohoops Team/ info@eurohoops.net FC Barcelona dominated the first half of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 5 Clasico and went on for the win, 79-72, versus Real Madrid Friday at the Palau Blaugrana. With Nikola Mirotic sidelined and Victor Claver also out, Kyle Kuric punched in a team-high 15 points, including ten in the key second quarter. Brandon Davies summed up 14 points and Cory Higgins 13 combining for eight in the challenging fourth period and completing the three-man double-digit…

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Turkish EuroLeague: Dorsey’s eight threes helps Maccabi get by Khimki Moscow

From Stefan Djordjevic of eurohoops.net: The game between Khimki Moscow and Maccabi Tel Aviv went down to a close finish but the latter came out with an 89-87 road win in EuroLeague Round 5. It was the 6-0 run at the three-minute mark that gave Khimki some space with 75-70 on the scoreboard and despite back-to-back threes by Angelo Caloiaro, Alexey Shved answered with two of his own that kept the Russian ahead. However, Maccabi didn’t let up until the very last second and Tyler Dorsey crowned that effort with his eighth triple of the game…

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EuroLeague: Zvezda defeats CSKA 86-84

Jordan Loyd and Daniel Hackett went at it, putting on career nights, but only could come out victorious and it was the former’s Crvena Zvezda By Stefan Djordjevic / info@eurohoops.net CSKA Moscow had an upper hand down the stretch but Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade succeeded in turning things around for an 86-84home win after overtime. Although Dejan Davidovac banked a corner three followed by an offensive board and a basket to put Zvezda up 71-70 with a minute remaining, Daniel Hackett – who scored 18 points in the fourth quarter – responded with a triple…

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Nemanja Nedovic’s hot shooting helps Panathinaikos push past Fenerbahce

Nemanja Nedovic was draining 3-pointers from everywhere. By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net Nemanja Nedovic scored a season-high 28 points on a career-high seven triples as PanathinaikosAthens beat Fenerbahce Beko 82 – 68 at home to improve to 2-2 (with one game less). “I feel great. I’m really happy I helped my win get the team today,” Nedovic said to EuroLeague TV after the game. He took over on the offense of Panathinaikos and displayed valuable leadership, especially in light of the absence of team captain Ioannis Papapetrou. “Pap is a huge part of our team and we…

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Valencia halts Zalgris’ four-game winning streak

from the EuroHoops team at eurohoops.net: Valencia put an end to Zalgiris Kaunas’ reign in the standings with a 94-82 victory, forcing the Lithuanian side to their first defeat in Round 5 of Turkish Airlines EuroLeague. The Spanish team managed to recover from a 45-37 deficit at halftime and lead by 10 points at the end of the third period (67-57) to gain control of the game and reach its third victory of the season, improving to a 3-1 record (their Round 4 game vs. Zenit was postponed).blob:https://sneakershoptalk.com/af97e2cf-bfc3-4617-93a9-cd475bed25b5 Bojan Dubljevic led the winning side with…

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