World Cup Voices: Spain aces first pressure test

The first test of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup came three days late for Spain, but in swamping Brazil, the hosts proved they are ready for the gold-medal run their whole country is expecting.
This week's games
Group A
Date CET
Anadolu EFes Istanbul vs. EL QRs Winner
Oct. 16, 19:00
Nizhny Novgorod vs. Banco di Sardegna
Oct. 17, 18:00
Real Madrid vs. Zalgiris Kaunas
Oct. 17, 18:30
Group B
Date CET
Cedevita Zagreb vs. Unicaja Malaga
Oct. 16, 19:00
Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv vs. Limoges CSP
Oct. 16, 20:30
ALBA Berlin vs. CSKA Moscow
Oct. 17, 20:15
Group C
Date CET
Panathinaikos Athens vs. PGE Turow
Oct. 17, 20:30
Fenerbahce Ulker vs. EA7 Emporio Armani
Oct. 17, 21:00
FC Barcelona vs. FC Bayern Munich
Oct. 17, 21:30
Group D
Date CET
Laboral Kutxa Vitoria vs. Neptunas Klaipeda
Oct. 15, 20:30
C. Zvezda Telekom vs. Galatasaray Liv H.
Oct. 16, 21:00
Valencia Basket Club vs. Olympiacos Piraeus
Oct. 16, 21:00
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2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup
Zalgirio Arena - Zalgiris Kaunas (photo Zalgiris)
2014-15 Qualifying Rounds signings
Gerald Robinson (photo: Leuven Bears)VEF Riga adds guard Robinson
VEF Riga continues getting ready for the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Qualifying Rounds by inking point guard Gerald Robinson to a one-year deal.
Preseason results
Michal Chylinski (photo: PGE Turow / Jacek Rydecki)
    Euroleague newcomers Turow, Limoges in action
    While some Turkish Airlines Euroleague teams are just starting training camp, PGE Turow Zgorzelec and Limoges CSP, the champions of Poland and France, respectively, saw their first preseason game action over the weekend.