Interviews
Interviews
Vassilis Spanoulis, Olympiacos Piraeus

Vassilis Spanoulis, Olympiacos Piraeus

Six months ago, fans outside of Greece would have recognized few of the Olympiacos players who were not named Vassilis Spanoulis. Now that they are all Turkish Airlines Euroleague champions...
Final Four interview: Ibrahim Kutluay

Final Four interview: Ibrahim Kutluay

It’s been 10 years since Panathinaikos won the Euroleague by rallying to upset Kinder 83-89 in Bologna, Italy, the only title won on the home floor of the other finalist and one of the greatest...
Kostas Kaimakoglou, Panathinaikos Athens

Kostas Kaimakoglou, Panathinaikos Athens

One year after he became a Euroleague champion but played just the last few seconds at the Final Four, forward Kostas Kaimakoglou returns to the event in a much different role. Kaimakoglou has...
Kostas Papanikolaou, Olympiacos Piraeus

Kostas Papanikolaou, Olympiacos Piraeus

Small forward Kostas Papanikolaou is a central piece of the young core of players that has led Olympiacos Piraeus back to the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four this season. In his third...
Alexey Shved, CSKA Moscow

Alexey Shved, CSKA Moscow

The name Alexey Shved has long been tossed around basketball circles as Russia's next great talent. This season Shved put it all together with a breakout campaign in which he has played a pivotal...
Marcelinho Huertas, FC Barcelona Regal

Marcelinho Huertas, FC Barcelona Regal

In his first season with F.C. Barcelona Regal, as he heads to the Final Four for the first time next week, point guard Marcelinho Huertas knows that he is now closer than ever to lifting the...
Jonas Kazlauskas, CSKA Moscow

Jonas Kazlauskas, CSKA Moscow

It’s been a dream return to the Turkish Airlines Euroleague this season for CSKA Moscow head coach Jonas Kazlauskas. After five years away from Europe’s premier competition – several of which...
Dusan Ivkovic, Olympiacos Piraeus

Dusan Ivkovic, Olympiacos Piraeus

Once again this season, Dusan Ivkovic showed why he is a living legend among basketball coaches by guiding Olympiacos Piraeus, a team for whom few people projected great things, all the way to...
Xavi Pascual, FC Barcelona Regal

Xavi Pascual, FC Barcelona Regal

The 2012 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four will feature three legends on the coaching ladder, all of whom won Euroleague titles in the 1990s. The fourth head coach in Istanbul, FC Barcelona...
Zeljko Obradovic, Panathinaikos Athens

Zeljko Obradovic, Panathinaikos Athens

Despite many obstacles along the way, head coach Zeljko Obradovic has Panathinaikos exactly where he wanted his team to be now – preparing to defend their Turkish Airlines Euroleague title at the...
Dimitris Diamantidis, Panathinaikos

Dimitris Diamantidis, Panathinaikos

He has collected so many MVP awards of every kind this decade - weekly, monthly, Final Four, full season - that Dimitris Diamantidis is going to run out of storage space for them. His latest, the...
Yogev Ohayon, Maccabi Electra

Yogev Ohayon, Maccabi Electra

The Turkish Airlines Euroleague Playoffs series between Panathinaikos and Maccabi Electra has been an epic battle thus far and it will reach its highly-anticipated climax on Thursday when both...