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Game of the Week: UNICS, out to avenge OT loss in Barcelona

Game of the Week: UNICS, out to avenge OT loss in Barcelona

Jan 20, 2022
A month after an epic overtime battle between them, UNICS Kazan welcomes FC Barcelona for the Game of the Week in hopes of turning the table on the league leaders.
Injury Report, Round 22

Injury Report, Round 22

Jan 20, 2022
Read the latest information on injuries, absences and returnees for Round 22 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season.
Fantasy Challenge: Rebuilding on the fly

Fantasy Challenge: Rebuilding on the fly

Jan 19, 2022
With two of his best players sidelined, EuroLeague Fantasy Challenge guru Javier Gancedo rebuilds around Shane Larkin, DyShawn Pierre and Vincent Poirier for Round 22.
Head-to-head: Maodo Lo vs. Thomas Heurtel

Head-to-head: Maodo Lo vs. Thomas Heurtel

Jan 19, 2022
ALBA Berlin playmaker Maodo Lo and Real Madrid point guard Thomas Heurtel are set to square off for the first time in almost three years on Thursday in the German capital.
Euroleague Basketball announces rescheduled games

Euroleague Basketball announces rescheduled games

Jan 19, 2022
Following the ECA Shareholders approval of the modification proposal presented by Euroleague Basketball of the COVID-19 Special regulations, the following games have been...
Real and Deck reunite on multi-year deal

Real and Deck reunite on multi-year deal

Jan 19, 2022
Real Madrid and forward Gabriel Deck are together again after the sides announced they signed a multi-year contract on Wednesday.
Trademarks: John Brown, stealing the show

Trademarks: John Brown, stealing the show

Jan 19, 2022
The nature of basketball asks for offense. John Brown’s nature calls for defense. So how has he stolen the show so far in the first part of the EuroLeague season? Eurohoops...
Monaco's James became second-fastest player to 3,000 points

Monaco's James became second-fastest player to 3,000 points

Jan 19, 2022
None of his trademark heroics were required, but Mike James of AS Monaco made Tuesday a special night by joining the EuroLeague's exclusive 3,000-point club.
Round 20/21 disciplinary sanctions

Round 20/21 disciplinary sanctions

Jan 18, 2022
Euroleague Basketball has announced the following disciplinary sanction pertaining to incidents that occurred in Rounds 20 and 21 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague regular...
Guerschon Yabusele joins The Crossover

Guerschon Yabusele joins The Crossover

Jan 18, 2022
Real Madrid forward chats about life and hoops with Joe Arlauckas.
EuroLeague COVID-19 team news

EuroLeague COVID-19 team news

Jan 18, 2022
Here is a global list of recent Turkish Airlines EuroLeague club announcements related to COVID-19. In each case, the affected team members are following all pertinent health...
Fantasy tips: Great options at guard!

Fantasy tips: Great options at guard!

Jan 18, 2022
Surveying the EuroLeague Fantasy Challenge, in-house expert Javier Gancedo doubles down on some of the hottest guards in the competition in his tips for the week.
Zenit center Gudaitis out with ankle injury

Zenit center Gudaitis out with ankle injury

Jan 17, 2022
Zenit St Petersburg center Arturas Gudaitis will be sidelined for several weeks with an ankle injury. Gudaitis, 28, has averaged 6.7 points on 61.0% shooting and 4.2 rebounds...
Stats Review: Tamping down the pick-and-roll

Stats Review: Tamping down the pick-and-roll

Jan 17, 2022
The pick-and-roll revolution has entered a new stage, one in which several teams are making defensive improvements against ball-screens that can prove decisive in games.
This Week's Games: Spicy repeat showdowns

This Week's Games: Spicy repeat showdowns

Jan 17, 2022
Round 22 of the regular season will be preceded by two previously-postponed games and all of this week’s games will have significant meaning in the increasingly intense race...
Red-hot Hackett leading CSKA's turnaround

Red-hot Hackett leading CSKA's turnaround

Jan 16, 2022
Daniel Hackett has hit the best form of his career at the ripe old age of 34, winning the MVP of the Round award twice in a row by during the two-round week.
EuroLeague on Social Media

EuroLeague on Social Media

Jan 15, 2022
January double-round week saw plenty of thrilling action, including a rematch of the last season's Final Four semifinal and the championship game, as well as a return of Real...
Returning Randolph and Thompkins bolstering Real

Returning Randolph and Thompkins bolstering Real

Jan 15, 2022
Real Madrid dominated the battle inside the paint against Baskonia by showing phenomenal frontcourt depth – in large part thanks to the return of two established stars who...
Round 21 MVP: Daniel Hackett, CSKA Moscow

Round 21 MVP: Daniel Hackett, CSKA Moscow

Jan 15, 2022
For the second time this week, CSKA Moscow guard Daniel Hackett has walked off with the MVP of the Round award for his outsized role in CSKA Moscow holding back visiting LDLC...
EuroLeague Fantasy Challenge Round 21 winner

EuroLeague Fantasy Challenge Round 21 winner

Jan 15, 2022
Turkish Airlines EuroLeague fans, we have a Round 21 winner in the EuroLeague Fantasy Challenge!
CSKA, ASVEL have questions to answer in Game of the Week

CSKA, ASVEL have questions to answer in Game of the Week

Jan 14, 2022
CSKA Moscow and LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne, who will square off on Friday in the Russian capital, are two teams with questions to answer before they reach their full potential.
Jokubaitis stepped up again late against Efes

Jokubaitis stepped up again late against Efes

Jan 14, 2022
Rokas Jokubaitis may only be 21 years old, but the young point guard came up big for FC Barcelona to help beat the reigning champs for the second time this season.
Monaco's fabulous shooting was too much for Bayern

Monaco's fabulous shooting was too much for Bayern

Jan 14, 2022
AS Monaco put together the greatest three-point shooting night in club history to down FC Bayern Munich on Thursday night in Germany.
Fantasy Challenge: Looking for new bench players

Fantasy Challenge: Looking for new bench players

Jan 13, 2022
Happy with most of his starters, Fantasy Challenge guru Javier Gancedo decides to buck up his bench with Ongjen Jaramaz of FC Bayern Munich, among others.
Round 21 game, Panathinaikos OPAP Athens vs. Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv suspended

Round 21 game, Panathinaikos OPAP Athens vs. Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv suspended

Jan 13, 2022
The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 21 game Panathinaikos OPAP Athens vs. Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv, originally scheduled to be played on Friday, January 14,...
Round 20 MVP, Daniel Hackett, CSKA Moscow

Round 20 MVP, Daniel Hackett, CSKA Moscow

Jan 13, 2022
Daniel Hackett turned in his best game of the season on Wednesday in the Greek capital to lead CSKA Moscow to a rout of Panathinaikos OPAP Athens and pick up MVP of the Round...
Round 21 suspended games

Round 21 suspended games

Jan 13, 2022
Several Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 21 games, originally scheduled to be played on Thursday, January 13, and Friday, January 14, have been suspended.
EuroLeague Fantasy Challenge Round 20 winner

EuroLeague Fantasy Challenge Round 20 winner

Jan 13, 2022
Turkish Airlines EuroLeague fans, we have a Round 20 winner in the EuroLeague Fantasy Challenge! Bogdan Bajcetic beat everyone else in Round 20 with the team Mau-Mau S4, which...
Delaney shined again in Barcelona

Delaney shined again in Barcelona

Jan 12, 2022
AX Armani Exchange Milan guard Malcolm Delaney remembered what happened the last time his team visited Barcelona, so he took charge with a big fourth quarter to lead the way...
Round 21 game, AX Armani Exchange Milan vs. UNICS Kazan suspended

Round 21 game, AX Armani Exchange Milan vs. UNICS Kazan suspended

Jan 11, 2022
The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 21 game AX Armani Exchange Milan vs. UNICS Kazan, originally scheduled to be played on Thursday, January 13, has been...
Trademarks: Starting (five) from the beginning: Olympiacos edition

Trademarks: Starting (five) from the beginning: Olympiacos edition

Jan 11, 2022
Away from the top since 2013, away from the Final Four since 2017, away from the playoffs since 2018, Olympiacos set out this season to change everything – with the exception...
Fantasy tips: Choosing wisely

Fantasy tips: Choosing wisely

Jan 11, 2022
Strategizing is different than normal this week for Fantasy Challenger manages, so check out some tips on how to navigate a double-round week with game suspensions to consider.
Shayok joins Fenerbahce's injury list

Shayok joins Fenerbahce's injury list

Jan 10, 2022
Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul announced on Monday that swingman Marial Shayok has a shoulder injury that is expected to keep him out of action for one month.
Round 21 game, Zalgiris vs. Zvezda, suspended

Round 21 game, Zalgiris vs. Zvezda, suspended

Jan 10, 2022
The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 21 game Zalgiris Kaunas vs. Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade, originally scheduled to be played on Thursday, January 13, has...
Round 21 game, Fenerbahce vs. ALBA suspended

Round 21 game, Fenerbahce vs. ALBA suspended

Jan 10, 2022
The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 21 game Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul vs. ALBA Berlin, originally scheduled to be played on Friday, January 14, has been...
Coaching fraternity, Andrea Trinchieri, Bayern: 'You can learn from everyone'

Coaching fraternity, Andrea Trinchieri, Bayern: 'You can learn from everyone'

Jan 10, 2022
FC Bayern Munich head coach Andrea Trinchieri’s entry into the world of coaching was unlike most of his Turkish Airlines EuroLeague colleagues and, accordingly, the way he...
Maccabi signs shooting guard Thomas

Maccabi signs shooting guard Thomas

Jan 10, 2022
Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv added another weapon to its backcourt with the signing of shooting guard Khyri Thomas for the remainder of the season.
Round 21 game, Olympiacos vs. Zenit, suspended

Round 21 game, Olympiacos vs. Zenit, suspended

Jan 10, 2022
The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 21 game Olympiacos Piraeus vs. Zenit St Petersburg, originally scheduled to be played on Thursday, January 13, has been...
This Week's Games: Memories of Cologne

This Week's Games: Memories of Cologne

Jan 10, 2022
A rematch from last season’s championship game is the main attraction as a two-round week of action sees games from Rounds 20 and 21 take place across the continent between...
Round 20 game, Maccabi vs. ALBA, suspended

Round 20 game, Maccabi vs. ALBA, suspended

Jan 09, 2022
The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 20 game Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv vs. ALBA Berlin, originally scheduled to be played on Wednesday, January 12, has been...
Real, Yabusele pen extension through 2025

Real, Yabusele pen extension through 2025

Jan 09, 2022
Real Madrid and big man Guerschon Yabusele have agreed to a contract extension that will keep them together through the end of the 2024-25 season.
Round 20 suspended games

Round 20 suspended games

Jan 09, 2022
Several Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Round 20 games, originally scheduled to be played on Tuesday, January 11, and Wednesday, January 12, have been suspended.
Round 20 game, Bitci Baskonia Vitoria - Gasteiz vs. Anadolu Efes Istanbul, suspended

Round 20 game, Bitci Baskonia Vitoria - Gasteiz vs. Anadolu Efes Istanbul, suspended

Jan 08, 2022
The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 20 game Bitci Baskonia Vitoria - Gasteiz vs. Anadolu Efes Istanbul, originally scheduled to be played on Tuesday, January...
Round 20 game, Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade vs. Real Madrid, suspended

Round 20 game, Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade vs. Real Madrid, suspended

Jan 08, 2022
The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 20 game Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade vs. Real Madrid, originally scheduled to be played on Tuesday, January 11, has been...
Round 20 game, AS Monaco vs. UNICS Kazan, suspended

Round 20 game, AS Monaco vs. UNICS Kazan, suspended

Jan 08, 2022
The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 20 game AS Monaco vs. UNICS Kazan, originally scheduled to be played on Tuesday, January 11, has been suspended.
EuroLeague on Social Media

EuroLeague on Social Media

Jan 08, 2022
Check out this year's first collection of the social media posts around the EuroLeague.
Fantasy Challenge Round 19 canceled

Fantasy Challenge Round 19 canceled

Jan 07, 2022
Due to the postponement of all nine games of Round 19 in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season, that entire round has been canceled in EuroLeague Fantasy Challenge.
Round 20 game, Zenit vs. ASVEL, suspended

Round 20 game, Zenit vs. ASVEL, suspended

Jan 07, 2022
The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 20 game Zenit St Petersburg vs. LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne, originally scheduled to be played on Tuesday, January 11, has...
Efes adds size with Guven

Efes adds size with Guven

Jan 07, 2022
Anadolu Efes Istanbul added depth to its roster by inking center Egemen Guven until the end of the 2022-23 season, the club announced on Friday.
Panathinaikos inks point guard Jovic

Panathinaikos inks point guard Jovic

Jan 07, 2022
Panathinaikos OPAP Athens bolstered its frontcourt by inking experienced playmaker Stefan Jovic for the remainder of the season, with an option for another year.
Round 19 game, Milan vs. Zenit, suspended

Round 19 game, Milan vs. Zenit, suspended

Jan 06, 2022
The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 19 game AX Armani Exchange Milan vs. Zenit St Petersburg, originally scheduled to be played on Friday, January 7, has been...
Round 18 disciplinary sanctions

Round 18 disciplinary sanctions

Jan 05, 2022
Euroleague Basketball has announced the following disciplinary sanction pertaining to incidents that occurred in Round 18 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague regular season.
EuroLeague Power Rankings by Eurohoops: Vol. 4

EuroLeague Power Rankings by Eurohoops: Vol. 4

Jan 05, 2022
Eurohoops presents the fourth edition of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Power Rankings!
Round 19 suspended games

Round 19 suspended games

Jan 05, 2022
The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 19 following games, originally scheduled to be played on Thursday, January 6, and Friday January 7, have been suspended:.
Round 19 game, CSKA vs. Barcelona, suspended

Round 19 game, CSKA vs. Barcelona, suspended

Jan 05, 2022
The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 19 game CSKA Moscow vs. FC Barcelona, originally scheduled to be played on Friday January 7, has been suspended.
Round 19 game, Zvezda vs. Fenerbahce, suspended

Round 19 game, Zvezda vs. Fenerbahce, suspended

Jan 04, 2022
The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 19 game Crvena Zevzda mts Belgrade vs. Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul, originally scheduled to be played on Thursday January 6,...
Round 19 game, Maccabi vs. Baskonia, suspended

Round 19 game, Maccabi vs. Baskonia, suspended

Jan 04, 2022
The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 19 game Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv vs. Bitci Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz, originally scheduled to be played on Thursday...
Round 19 game, ASVEL vs. Monaco, suspended

Round 19 game, ASVEL vs. Monaco, suspended

Jan 04, 2022
The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 19 game LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne vs. AS Monaco, originally scheduled to be played on Friday January 7, has been suspended.
Round 19 game, Real vs. UNICS, suspended

Round 19 game, Real vs. UNICS, suspended

Jan 04, 2022
The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 19 game Real Madrid vs. UNICS Kazan, originally scheduled to be played on Thursday January 6, has been suspended.
Milan reloads backcourt with Kell

Milan reloads backcourt with Kell

Jan 04, 2022
AX Armani Exchange Milan bolstered its backcourt by signing guard George 'Trey' Kell for the remainder of the season, the club announced Tuesday.
EuroLeague GMs Mid-Season Survey

EuroLeague GMs Mid-Season Survey

Jan 04, 2022
Euroleague Basketball's annual mid-season survey polls Turkish Airlines EuroLeague general managers on a series of fan-centric questions about the competition. At the halfway...
This Week: New year's dash for playoffs begins

This Week: New year's dash for playoffs begins

Jan 03, 2022
The first set of games in 2022 will take place on Thursday and Friday with Round 19 offering a tempting selection of clashes to mark the new year in style. Here's your guide...
Best of 2021: Efes wins it all!

Best of 2021: Efes wins it all!

Jan 03, 2022
European basketball got a new, first-time continental champion on May 30, 2021, when Anadolu Efes Istanbul won the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague crown at the Final Four in...
MVP for December: Nikola Mirotic, FC Barcelona

MVP for December: Nikola Mirotic, FC Barcelona

Jan 03, 2022
Euroleague Basketball's choice for MVP of December, do-it-all forward Nikola Mirotic of FC Barcelona, becomes the earliest such double-honoree in any single season, following...
Stats Review: Home and road standouts

Stats Review: Home and road standouts

Jan 03, 2022
Both of last season's finalists lost on the road in Round 18 as UNICS Kazan and Bitci Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz bested Anadolu Efes Istanbul and FC Barcelona, respectively,...
Best of 2021: Higgins's semifinal game-winner

Best of 2021: Higgins's semifinal game-winner

Jan 02, 2022
It was a Friday for the ages at the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four in Cologne, Germany, capped by Cory Higgins's game-winning jumper with 0.8 seconds left to lift...
Best of 2021: Micic named MVP with surprise presentation

Best of 2021: Micic named MVP with surprise presentation

Jan 01, 2022
The identity of the EuroLeague MVP each season is traditionally revealed at the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Awards Ceremony at the Final Four. The 2021 season was unlike any...
EuroLeague on Social Media

EuroLeague on Social Media

Dec 31, 2021
As 2021 is coming to a close, check out our selection of social media posts from around the EuroLeague.
UNICS completed a great 2021 with a win

UNICS completed a great 2021 with a win

Dec 31, 2021
UNICS Kazan is one of the hottest teams in the league after beating the reigning champs on Thursday. The club came a long way in 2021 and Coach Perasovic and co. are aiming...
Round 18 MVP: Billy Baron, Zenit

Round 18 MVP: Billy Baron, Zenit

Dec 31, 2021
Billy Baron had a big night against his former team to lead Zenit St Petersburg over Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade on Thursday night and in doing so earned MVP of the Round...
EuroLeague Fantasy Challenge Round 18 winner

EuroLeague Fantasy Challenge Round 18 winner

Dec 31, 2021
Turkish Airlines EuroLeague fans, we have our 18th winner of the season in the EuroLeague Fantasy Challenge! Christos Panagiotopoulos beat everyone else in Round 18 with the...
Round 17 disciplinary sanctions

Round 17 disciplinary sanctions

Dec 30, 2021
Euroleague Basketball has announced the following disciplinary sanction pertaining to incidents that occurred in Round 17 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague regular season.
Panathinaikos OPAP Athens vs. Zalgiris Kaunas, Regular Season Round 18 game, suspended

Panathinaikos OPAP Athens vs. Zalgiris Kaunas, Regular Season Round 18 game, suspended

Dec 30, 2021
The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 18 game between Panathinaikos OPAP Athens and Zalgiris Kaunas, originally scheduled to be played on Thursday, December 30,...
Best of 2021: Playoffs Game 5 extravaganza!

Best of 2021: Playoffs Game 5 extravaganza!

Dec 30, 2021
The spring of 2021 will be remembered as the first time in the 12-year history of best-of-five playoff series that three Game 5s decided what teams would go to the Final Four.
Maccabi marked its 1,000th game in European competition

Maccabi marked its 1,000th game in European competition

Dec 30, 2021
Maccabi Playtika marked a phenomenal accomplishment on Wednesday when it took the court against AS Monaco in Round 18 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague. That game was the...
Game of the Week: Monaco-Maccabi showdown could mark another turning point

Game of the Week: Monaco-Maccabi showdown could mark another turning point

Dec 29, 2021
When AS Monaco and Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv met in Round 10, both were flying high. However, they’ve both hit a wall since. Will this clash prove to be a turning point for...
Zenit brings Carter aboard

Zenit brings Carter aboard

Dec 29, 2021
Zenit St Petersburg made official on Wednesday afternoon the addition of guard Tyson Carter until June of 2023.
Injury Report, Round 18

Injury Report, Round 18

Dec 29, 2021
Read the latest information on injuries, absences and returnees for Round 18 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season.
Best of 2021: EuroLeague greats called it a day

Best of 2021: EuroLeague greats called it a day

Dec 29, 2021
A lot of Turkish Airlines EuroLeague greats retired in 2021, so many that you could make an all-star team with them, including multiple continental champions Vassilis...
Fantasy Challenge: Play it safe or take risks?

Fantasy Challenge: Play it safe or take risks?

Dec 29, 2021
EuroLeague Fantasy Challenge guru Javier Gancedo talks strategy and reveals which players he is adding to his lineup for Round 18: Georgios Papagiannis, Mike James and Austin...
LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne vs. FC Bayern Munich, Regular Season Round 18 game, suspended

LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne vs. FC Bayern Munich, Regular Season Round 18 game, suspended

Dec 28, 2021
The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 18 game between LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne and FC Bayern Munich, originally scheduled to be played on Thursday, December 30,...
Coaching fraternity, Velimir Perasovic, UNICS: 'Smart coaches taught me good things'

Coaching fraternity, Velimir Perasovic, UNICS: 'Smart coaches taught me good things'

Dec 28, 2021
Coach Velimir Perasovic of UNICS Kazan played for some of the game's greatest coaches, was a teammate of a slew of future coaches and has spawned several assistants who now...
Olympiacos Piraeus vs. CSKA Moscow, Regular Season Round 18 game, suspended

Olympiacos Piraeus vs. CSKA Moscow, Regular Season Round 18 game, suspended

Dec 28, 2021
The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 18 game between Olympiacos Piraeus and CSKA Moscow, originally scheduled to be played on Wednesday, December 29, has been...
Best of 2021: Fans in arenas again

Best of 2021: Fans in arenas again

Dec 28, 2021
When 2021 began, there was no telling when the best fans in the world would witness Turkish Airlines EuroLeague and 7DAYS EuroCup games in person again. As it ends, though,...
Fantasy tips: Market opportunities

Fantasy tips: Market opportunities

Dec 28, 2021
Here are five players we recommend you consider for your EuroLeague Fantasy Challenge teams this week.
Olympiacos Piraeus announces COVID-19 positives

Olympiacos Piraeus announces COVID-19 positives

Dec 27, 2021
Olympiacos Piraeus announced on Monday that four team members have tested positive for COVID-19.
LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne announces COVID-19 positives

LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne announces COVID-19 positives

Dec 27, 2021
LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne announced on Monday that eight team members, four players and four club staff members, have tested positive for COVID-19.
Real Madrid announces COVID-19 positives

Real Madrid announces COVID-19 positives

Dec 27, 2021
Real Madrid announced on Monday that three more of its players have tested positive for COVID-19.
At midseason, Barca's the team to beat

At midseason, Barca's the team to beat

Dec 27, 2021
No matter how you look at it, here at the halfway point of the regular season, FC Barcelona has established itself as the leading standard-bearer in the 2021-22 Turkish...
This Week: Intrigue marks 2021's final showdowns

This Week: Intrigue marks 2021's final showdowns

Dec 27, 2021
The closing action of 2021 in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague will take place on Wednesday and Thursday, with the regular season entering its second half as Round 18 roars...
Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul vs. Real Madrid, Regular Season Round 18 game, suspended

Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul vs. Real Madrid, Regular Season Round 18 game, suspended

Dec 27, 2021
The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 18 game between Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul and Real Madrid, originally scheduled to be played on Wednesday, December 29, has...
Stats Review: Transition scoring leaders

Stats Review: Transition scoring leaders

Dec 27, 2021
The EuroLeague leader in transition scoring through half a season, UNICS Kazan, nearly ran its way to one of the best wins of the year.
Fenerbahce's loses De Colo, Vesely to injuries

Fenerbahce's loses De Colo, Vesely to injuries

Dec 26, 2021
Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul's two biggest stars and former EuroLeague MVPs, Nando De Colo and Jan Vesely, suffered injuries in their team’s road loss last week that will keep...
AX Armani Exchange Milan vs. ALBA Berlin, Regular Season Round 18 game, suspended

AX Armani Exchange Milan vs. ALBA Berlin, Regular Season Round 18 game, suspended

Dec 24, 2021
The Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 18 game between AX Armani Exchange Milan and ALBA Berlin, originally scheduled to be played on Wednesday, December 29, has...
AX Armani Exchange Milan announces COVID-19 positives

AX Armani Exchange Milan announces COVID-19 positives

Dec 24, 2021
AX Armani Exchange Milan announced on Thursday that four more team members have tested positive for COVID-19.
EuroLeague on Social Media

EuroLeague on Social Media

Dec 24, 2021
With regular season at a halfway mark, and a holiday spirit all around us, check out our collection of social media posts from around the EuroLeague.
Real debutant Klavzar following in famous footsteps

Real debutant Klavzar following in famous footsteps

Dec 24, 2021
At the tender age of 17, Real Madrid guard Urban Klavzar scored 10 points in his EuroLeague debut against CSKA on Thursday to help Los Blancos to a famous victory.
Round 17 MVP: Wade Baldwin IV, Baskonia

Round 17 MVP: Wade Baldwin IV, Baskonia

Dec 24, 2021
Wade Baldwin IV of Bitci Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz earned Round 17 MVP honors with a stellar performance in a winning effort.
EuroLeague Fantasy Challenge Round 17 winner

EuroLeague Fantasy Challenge Round 17 winner

Dec 24, 2021
Turkish Airlines EuroLeague fans, we have our 17th winner of the season in the EuroLeague Fantasy Challenge! Yair Kless beat everyone else in Round 17 with the team klessias,...
Game of the Week: Welcome to a new era of a rich rivalry

Game of the Week: Welcome to a new era of a rich rivalry

Dec 23, 2021
Almost every week, the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague pits archrivals against one another, but no derby anywhere has a ring to it quite like the “Derby of the Eternal Enemies.”
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ECA shareholders, executive board approve roadmap for 2015-16 and beyond

May 06, 2015 by Euroleague.net Print
ECA shareholders, executive board approve roadmap for 2015-16 and beyond

The clubs and leagues that are ECA Shareholders met in Istanbul on Wednesday to approve a series of new initiatives that point the way forward for the Turkish Airlines Euroleague and the Eurocup heading into the 2015-16 season and beyond.

The shareholders acted on recommendations from the ECA Shareholders Executive Board, which met earlier on Wednesday to define proposals on access to the competitions, economic distribution to Euroleague clubs, the formation of a technical commission and other issues.

The format of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague will remain the same for the 2015-16 season, with only access to the competition altered as originally agreed to last summer by the shareholders. The number of A licence clubs will be 11, applying the restriction of maximum three per country or domestic league. Eight B licences will now be awarded directly through domestic league qualification to teams from the Adriatic League (2), France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Russian Federation and Spain. Four temporary one-year B licences will be assigned as wild cards, with priority given to suitable clubs in France, Germany, Turkey and the United Kingdom due to their status as strategic markets for the competition. One C licence will be assigned for the 2014-15 Eurocup champion.

The Eurocup will continue to have 36 clubs for next season with the following breakdown: three each from the Adriatic League, France, Germany, Italy, Russian Federation and Spain; two each from Turkey, Lithuania and Israel; and single clubs from Belgium, the Czech Republic, Finland, Greece, Latvia, Poland, Ukraine and the United Kingdom. The remaining four Eurocup clubs will be assigned wild cards.

The 2015-16 Euroleague Basketball calendar for both competitions was also approved.

A new economic distribution model for Turkish Airlines Euroleague teams that places greater emphasis upon their on-court success, with increased per-game earnings for every victory, highlighted by a €1 million bonus for the competition champion. The new distribution model gives 53% weight to the sports pool (distribution based on games won as well as a minimum participation fee) and 47% weight to the market pool (distribution based on the value provided to the competition from the market). Shareholders heard the budgeted forecast of a 47.3% rise in economic distribution to Euroleague clubs over the 2015-18 cycle compared to the 2012-15 cycle.

Financial Fair Play regulations will take effect for the 2015-16 season in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague, so an update was heard reminding clubs of the minimum standards applied in order to be registered in the competition, while common accounting regulations will start to be applied in the 2015-16 Eurocup as a transition towards the same FFP regulations being applied to the competition in the future.

The shareholders backed the creation of a new Euroleague Basketball Technical Commission to replace the six-year old referees commission. The new body, chaired by Mr. Costas Rigas will function as a strategic think tank that goes beyond officiating matters, drawing on the help of experts outside Euroleague Basketball to discuss and develop proposals affecting competition, sports and refereeing matters.

Additionally, a working group will be formed to improve security measures and protocols around games. The group will meet over the following two months to draw up proposals for both prevention and discipline for incidents that damage the image of the competitions. These will be forwarded for consideration and approval at the next ECA Shareholders Meeting on July 8, 2015 in Barcelona.