Press August 2012

31 augustPanathinaikos bulks up with Armstrong at center

Panathinaikos Athens fortified its frontline by signing center Hilton Armstrong, who will make his Turkish Airlines Euroleague debut this season with the Greens.

29 augustBC Donetsk signs veteran big man Songaila

BC Donetsk made veteran big man Darius Songaila its third addition to its frontline in the past week with the announcement that the sides signed a one-year contract. Songaila (2.06 meters, 34 years old) joins D'or Fischer and Kaloyan Ivanov as the newest Donetsk players.

23 augustThe calendar of VTB United League championship for the season-2012/13 is approved

The Directorate of VTB United League has confirmed a schedule for the season-2012/13. The regular championship of VTB United League is set to begin on October 2nd, 2012. The last match will be held on March 25, 2013.

21 augustBEKO PBL list of transfers

BEKO PBL presents the list of transfers of the BEKO PBL Russian championships. The list contains the infromation about the clubs where changes have taken place. All the information is taken from the official web sites of the BEKO PBL clubs. Latest transfers are marked in bold style.

21 augustArtland signs former champ Popovic

Artland Dragons bolstered their lineup in terms of both size and experience by signing center Petar Popovic, who won the competition with DKV Joventut in 2008.

21 augustGalatasaray gets together with All-Euroleague guard Domercant

Galatasaray Medical Park continued putting together a championship-caliber team by signing super scorer Henry Domercant, who achieved All-Euroleague honors last season with Unics Kazan.

21 augustCibona signs rookie playmaker Ware

Cibona Zagreb signed rookie point guard Dustin Ware over the weekend. Ware (1.78 meters, 22 years) comes to the Croatian capital after playing four years for the University of Georgia. He averaged 8.1 points and 2.3 assists per game as a senior last season. He also set a school record last season by making 90.6% of his free throws. Ware finished his college basketball career among the Bulldogs' all-time leaders in assists (fifth, 400 assists) and steals (ninth, 119).

21 augustReal Madrid gets rebounding ace Slaughter

One of the best rebounders in last season's Turkish Airlines Euroleague switched teams with the news that Real Madrid signed Marcus Slaughter.

21 augustUnicaja completes frontcourt with Gist

Unicaja Malaga completed its frontcourt Tuesday by signing athletic power forward James Gist, who arrives from Fenerbahce Ulker. Gist (2.06 meters, 25 years old) averaged 7.4 points, 4.5 rebounds, 1.3 steals and 0.9 blocks in 16 Turkish Airlines Euroleague games as a starter last season.

20 augustUnicaja adds size with Perovic

As announced by the club late on Sunday, Unicaja Malaga landed big man Kosta Perovic for the upcoming season. Perovic (2.17 meters, 27 years old) arrives from FC Barcelona Regal where he played the last two campaigns.