Press December 2012

4 decemberElan Chalon, Rush part ways

French champion Elan Chalon announced Sunday that shooting guard Brion Rush has left the club. Rush joined the club shortly before the start of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Regular Season as an injury replacement for rookie guard Marcus Denmon to injury with an understanding that if he was offered a full-season contract by another team, Chalon would agree to release him.

4 decemberBrion Rush is a newcomer at BC Astana

BC Astana (D1) strengthened their roster with addition of 28-year old American (has also Montenegrin passport) guard Brion Rush (186-76kg-84, college: Grambling State, agency: Beo Basket).

4 decemberDay 7: Khimky keeps a leadership position

The round was rather attractive and full of interesting results. The round ended with extra overtimes, derby games, favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin.

4 decemberWithout intrigue

In a VTB United League match (the result of the game takes into account of PBL championship) PBC CSKA hosted BC Nizhniy Novgorod and scored a confident victory. Fist quarter was won by the home team with the margin of 18 points. The guests tried to recover but were unlucky. Sonny Weems added 13 points in CSKA, Semen Antonov — 19 points in BC Nizhniy Novgorod. Final score — 83:60.

4 decemberMaccabi demotes, suspends, fines Pnini

Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv announced on Monday that it has suspended guard Guy Pnini indefinitely and stripped him of the team's captaincy after the player made offensive remarks to an opponent in an Israeli League game.

3 decemberSpanish ACB round 10 best performance: Carl English

Canadian guard Carl English (192-G-81) had a very impressive game in the last round for Asefa Estudian., receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 10.

3 decemberProA Round 9: Chalon/Saor keeps a leadership position

The game had a very big importance for second-ranked Chalon/Saor as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Chalon/Saor defeated 5th ranked Paris-Levallois at home 91-79. The hosts trailed by 1 point after three quarters before their 25-12 charge, which allowed them to win the game.

3 decemberSerieA Round 10: Lottomatica Roma hands first loss to Cimberio Varese

The fans could enjoy quite many interesting games in the last round. The round ended with defeat of the leader, extra overtimes, favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin.

2 decemberFirst triumph

In a VTB United League game (the result takes into account of PBL championship) BC Enisey on the road scored first PBL victory by defeating BC Triumph. The home team hold well first half but then relaxed and in the very ending suffered a painful defeat. Ex-Triumph player Davon Jefferson made his debut for BC Enisey. Tywain McKee added 18 points in Vasily Karasev's team and Alexey Kotishevsky — 15 points in BC Enisey.

2 decemberThe interrupted flight

In a VTB United League game (the result takes into account of PBL championship) UNICS Kazan in Samara played with the local team of BC Krasnye Krylia. Thereby the Samara team interrupted the nine-straight-series of victorious matches. Best players of the home team became Chester Simmons and Nikita Balashov (10 points each). In the roster of UNICS Kostas Kaimakoglou scored 15 points and Ian Vougioukas — 14 points.