Press October 2012

23 octoberCalathes number one in VTB United League for round 3

American-Greek point guard Nick Calathes (198-PG-89) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for Lokomotiv, receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 3.

22 october2012-13 Eurocup Fab Five Challenge — now open!

Hello basketball fans and welcome back to the Eurocup Fab Five Challenge.

22 octoberCEZ Nymburk brings Czech star Welsch home

After a dozen seasons abroad, Czech star Jiri Welsch will play basketball in his homeland after signing a two-year deal with Czech champion CEZ Basketball Nymburk.

20 octoberKhimki holds off Madrid in dramatic finish

BC Khimki Moscow Region survived a thrilling finish to defeat Real Madrid 86-85 for its first victory of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague season.

2 octoberHonka Espoo lands Ronald Clark

Honka Espoo Playboys (1st Division) tabbed 31-year old American swingman Ronald Clark (196-102kg-81, college: Colorado State, agency: Interperformances). Clark played most recently at ToPo in Korisliiga. However his team was relegated to 1st Division. In 9 Korisliiga games last season he averaged 4.8ppg and 4.1rpg. He helped them to make it to the semifinals.

2 octoberTeam Focus 2012-13: Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv

WHAT'S NEW

1 octoberVentspils bring in Vernon Teel

Ventspils invited Vernon Teel (193-G-87, college: Loyola Mary). The guard will be tested during a try-out period.

1 octoberMaccabi Tel-Aviv celebrate victory in Paris tournament

Maccabi Tel-Aviv — Galatasaray 69:63

1 octoberDimitris Haritopoulos returns to PAOK

Dimitris Haritopoulos (206-F/C-83, agency: Interperformances) returns to PAOK Thessaloniki after the period between 2006-08. Haritopoulos before to sign for first time with the team of Soulis Markopoulos was playing for the city rivals Aris. Last period started with Marousi but the financial problems of the club of Athens led them to France and ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket There in 14 matches had 7.4ppg and 3rpg.

1 octoberHeiko Schaffartzik, Alba Berlin

The NBA Europe Live Tour stop in Berlin on Saturday will bring together two of the things that German basketball fans love the most: German national team star Dirk Nowitzki and Alba Berlin.