Press August 2013

28 augustSerbia win while playing waiting game

In announcing their final squad for EuroBasket 2013, Serbia face a predicament different to most other teams affected by injuries, as their plans are hampered by the insecurity of potential, rather than confirmed, absences.

28 augustGreece go big, let go of Vasileiadis

Greece are set to announce a EuroBasket 2013 squad including just four players below 2.03m of height, after Kostas Vasileiadis and Dimitris Katsivelis were informed that they will not travel to Slovenia for the big event.

28 augustSpain win in more than just a friendly

Marc Gasol received a Sergio Rodriguez pass down low, posted up Alexis Ajinca and released a trademark hook-shot three seconds from the final buzzer to give Spain an 85-84 lead over France on Monday night in Montpelier.

28 augustFinland announce Eurobasket squad

Finland head coach Henrik Dettmann announced on Tuesday the names of the 12 players that will represent the Nordic nation at EuroBasket 2013 that tips off next week in Slovenia.

26 augustMontepaschi Siena announces Rochestie, Hunter

In a press conference held Monday in Siena, Montepaschi announced the addition of Taylor Rochestie and Othello Hunter for the next season. Rochestie (1.85 meters, 28 years old) is a point guard arriving from Angelico Biella of the Italian League, where last season he averaged 13.4 points, 2.1 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 16 games.

23 augustTurkish Airlines Euroleague teams start summer training camps

As every late summer, teams all over Europe taking part in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague return back to action little by little. With the 2013 EuroBasket happening in Slovenia from September 4 to 22, most of the teams won't be having all their players with the group, but the rest are starting to undergo routine medical tests and physical exercises to get back into shape.

22 augustUnicaja Malaga fortifies frontcourt with Caner-Medley

Unicaja Malaga added to its frontcourt by signing athletic power forward Nik Caner-Medley, who made his Turkish Airlines Euroleague debut last season with Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv. Caner-Medley (2.03 meters, 29 years old) averaged 4 points and 2.9 rebounds in 24 Israeli League contests with Maccabi.

18 augustJSF Nanterre completes roster with Leslie

JSF Nanterre completed its roster by signing athletic swingman Travis Leslie, who will make his European basketball debut with the French champs. Leslie (1.93 meters, 23 years old) played for Santa Cruz in the NBA D-League last season.

7 augustReal Madrid to play in Beijing on October 11

Real Madrid will become the latest Turkish Airlines Euroleague team to visit China when it faces the Beijing Ducks for an exhibition game on Friday, October 11 at MasterCard Center in Beijing. Madrid, the 2013 Euroleague runner-up, will spend several days in the Chinese capital taking part in a number of activities aimed at furthering the Euroleague Basketball's growing relationship with China and at sharing basketball experiences.

5 august Intercontinental Cup of clubs re-launched

FIBA, FIBA Americas and Euroleague Basketball sign agreement.