Interviews
Interviews
Paulius Motiejunas, General Manager, Zalgiris Kaunas

Paulius Motiejunas, General Manager, Zalgiris Kaunas

For at least one Turkish Airlines Euroleague club, there is never an off-season anymore. Since the opening of Zalgirio Arena in 2011, the club of the same name has dedicated itself with double...
David Blatt, Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv

David Blatt, Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv

Much of Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv's success has been linked to David Blatt for more than a decade. Blatt led Maccabi to a Final Four appearance in 2002 and was the assistant coach and one of the...
Tyrese Rice, Final Four bwin MVP

Tyrese Rice, Final Four bwin MVP

Few Turkish Airlines Euroleague fans considered Tyrese Rice one of the stars of the competition barely one week ago. Now, after his great exhibition in Milan, leading Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv to...
Alex Tyus, Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv

Alex Tyus, Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv

Perhaps no player improved and evolved more within this Turkish Airlines Euroleague season than Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv's explosive forward-turned-center Alex Tyus. In his first season with...
Xavi Pascual, FC Barcelona

Xavi Pascual, FC Barcelona

Few coaches have had more success than Xavi Pascual in his first six full seasons in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague. Pascual has led Barcelona to five Final Fours in six years and won the...
Pablo Laso, Real Madrid

Pablo Laso, Real Madrid

Real Madrid is the winningest team in European basketball history, but the last of its eight continental crowns came in 1995. Madrid did not come close to the Euroleague title for many years, but...
Sonny Weems, CSKA Moscow

Sonny Weems, CSKA Moscow

In his second season in Moscow, CSKA swingman Sonny Weems took his game to new heights as the Russian champs’ go-to guy. Though his scoring may have dipped, Weems played a far more efficient...
Ettore Messina, CSKA Moscow

Ettore Messina, CSKA Moscow

It seems as though a Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four cannot do without CSKA Moscow, or without coaching mastermind Ettore Messina, who sits on its bench. And it will be no different next...
Joey Dorsey, FC Barcelona

Joey Dorsey, FC Barcelona

In his second full season in the competition, Joey Dorsey has a chance to lift his second Euroleague title. A champion in 2012 with Olympiacos Piraeus, Dorsey wants to help Barcelona reach the...
David Blatt, Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv

David Blatt, Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv

He's used to working on big stages and winning championships, titles and medals. David Blatt now returns to the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four for the first time in three years to seek...
Rudy Fernandez, Real Madrid

Rudy Fernandez, Real Madrid

Real Madrid arrives to the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four with the best record in the competition and the goal of getting one more victory than last season, when it finished as runner-up....
Stephane Lasme, Panathinaikos Athens

Stephane Lasme, Panathinaikos Athens

Panathinaikos Athens bounced back from consecutive playoffs losses with a 65-59 win against CSKA Moscow in Game 3 of their best-of-five playoffs series. Defense was the key to that win, as...