Press November 2013

28 novemberMouphtaou Yarou gets MVP of the Week award for Eurocup

Beninese Mouphtaou Yarou (208-F-90) put on an amazing game in the last round for league's second-best Radnicki KG and that's him to receive a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 7.

28 novemberRegular Season Round 7 MVP: Sasu Salin, Union Olimpija Ljubljana

Some teams already advanced to the Last 32 this week already. One of them, Union Olimpija Ljubljana, is on the brink of doing so also, and it is in such good position thanks to the great performance of Sasu Salin who, racked up the best index rating among winning players this week, 32, to become the weekly MVP.

14 novemberGreen's 17 points and 8 assists give him Player of the Week award

28-year old point guard Mike Green (185-PG-85) had a very impressive game in the last round for league's best team Khimky and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 5.

14 novemberRegular Season Round 5 MVP: Mike Green, Khimki Moscow Region

It took Khimki Moscow Region a big effort to pull a 86-91 road win at Igokea Aleksandrovac and the big instigator of the victory for the Russian team was Michael Green who, in the process, earned weekly MVP honors for Regular Season Round 5.

7 novemberLukoil Academic parts ways with Coach Kostic

Following Wednesday's loss at home to Igokea Aleksandrovac, Lukoil Academic Sofia announced that it had decided to part ways with head coach Oliver Kostic. The club will immediately begin the search for a new head coach. In the meantime assistant coach Miroslav Ralchev will handle the head coaching duties on an interim basis. The loss dropped Lukoil to 0-4 and last place in Eurocup Group E. This was Kostic’s first season in Sofia and his second position as a head coach.

7 novemberRegular Season Round 4 MVP: Joe Ragland, FoxTown Cantu

After another flurry of games in Round 4, only one player managed to lead his team to victory in a more efficient way than the others. This week it was none other than FoxTown Cantu's Joe Ragland, who racked up an index rating of 36, the most among players in winning teams. Ragland scored 19 points, pulled 6 boards, dished 7 assists, had 3 steals and drew 4 fouls for an index rating of 36 and to lead his team to a 88-73 home win over CEZ Basketball Nymburk.

7 novemberBudivelnik brings back veteran Salenga

Budivelnik Kiev improved its roster by inking veteran forward Dainius Salenga for the remainder of the season, the club announced Wednesday. Salenga (1.97 meters, 36 years old) arrives from Tonybet Prienu, where he averaged 14.7 points, 4 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.7 steals in 6 Lithuanian League games this season.

6 novemberLeague Book of Records: 7 new stats in Week 4

Seven new stats were added to the League record books in Week 4 of the regular season, with two stats matching the previous VTB United League record.

6 novemberAlexander Kaun: Messina’s right when he criticizes us

CSKA center Alexander Kaun, the VTB United League’s October MVP, gave an interview to Sport-Express.

6 novemberRegular season, Round 4: and the beat goes on!

The 2013-14 Eurocup regular season reaches Round 4 with six undefeated teams and as many as nine other squads looking for their first wins in order to join the race for the Last 32 – before it’s too late! Four games will open fire on Tuesday, followed by 20 more on a busy Wednesday. Don't miss the fun all over the continent!