Turkish Airlines Euroleague
August 01, 2014
bwin Euroleague Fantasy Challenge
Tel Aviv 2004
NIKE International Junior Tournament
TAE Qualifying Rounds 2014
Euroleague Basketball World Tour
CSKA tabs big man Mensah-Bonsu
January 12, 2010
Already planning for the Euroleague's next round, CSKA Moscow on Tuesday announced the siging of center Pops Mensah-Bonsu for the remainder of the season, pending the medical tests. Mensah-Bonsu (206, 26) will replace Courtney Sims, who had been on a tryout with CSKA during the last two weeks. Mensah-Bonsu arrives from Toronto of the NBA, where he averaged 3.3 points and 3.1 rebounds in 53 games. Mensah-Bonsu most recently played int he Euroleague for DKV Joventut at the beginning of last season. He was, in fact, the top-rated player according to the Euroleague's performance rating before a shoulder injury ended his time with the Spanish club after just two games. The previous season, 2007-08, Mensah-Bonsu appeared in 11 ULEB Cup games for Benetton Treviso, averaging 10 points and 8.4 rebounds. Mensah-Bonsu started his native England before playing at George Washington University in the United States. He has also played short-term for NBA teams Dallas, San Antonio and Houston before he arrived in Toronto. Mensah-Bonsu is also a member of the Great Britain national team and was its best scorer during Eurobasket 2009 with 13.3 points and 4 rebounds on average. In its announcement, CSKA said that Mensah-Bonsu will not play the team's last regular season game against Caja Laboral on Thursday for first place in Group C, and therefore will make his Euroleague comeback in the Top 16.
Send to a Friend
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...
Tyrese Rice , Maccabi Electra
Few Turkish Airlines Euroleague fans considered Tyrese Rice one of the stars of the competition barely one week...
David Blu , Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv
After a year away from the game, David Blu returned to Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv for a fourth stint and has been a...