Press July 2014

31 julyFC Barcelona set for week-long Euroleague Basketball Asia Tour in October

One of the most recognizable teams in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague, FC Barcelona, is set to embark on the Euroleague Basketball Asia Tour from October 6 to 11, in which it will be playing two games in Hangzhou and Taipei, among other activities. On October 7 at 19:35 local time, FC Barcelona will be playing a game in Hangzhou against Zhejiang Lions Basketball Team, one of the most powerful teams in the Chinese Basketball Association. On October 11, FC Barcelona will be in Taipei to face off against the SBL All-Stars at 18:30, local time.

28 julyEuroleague summer camp a hit in Beijing

Hundreds of young players in the capital of China are getting their first taste of European basketball instruction this month by helping to launch the "Grind to Shine" 2014 Euroleague With BLS Youth Basketball Summer Camp.

27 julyJeremy Pargo moved to Maccabi Tel-Aviv

The deal to move Jeremy Pargo to Maccabi Tel-Aviv is finalized by both clubs and the player.

15 julyDinamo Sassari puts Sanders in backcourt

Dinamo Banco di Sardegna Sassari of Italy put a shot of athleticism in its backcourt on Tuesday by signing swingman Rakim Sanders for the team's first-ever Turkish Airlines Euroleague season.

15 julyPGE Turow brings back Filip Dylewicz

Polish champ PGE Turow geared up for its Turkish Airlines Euroleague comeback by announcing Tuesday the re-signing of veteran forward Filip Dylewicz for the next two seasons. Dylewicz (2.02 meters, 34 years old) had a great season with PGE Turow last year as he led the team to its first Polish League title ever as the final series MVP, averaging 16.6 points and 8.3 rebounds over six games.

15 julyCSU Asesoft Ploiesti adds Labovic to frontline

CSU Asesoft Ploiesti showed its intentions this season with the signing of power forward Dragan Labovic. The contract is for one season. Labovic (2.07 meters, 27 years old) is a veteran of the Eurocup havinf taken part in six editions of the competition and reaching the semifinals in 2007.

14 julyPavel Korobkov joined CSKA

Forward-center Pavel Korobkov (23 years old, 206 cm) signed 3-year contract with our club.

14 julyThank you, Vlado!

Forward Vlado Micov leaves our team after his contract expires.

14 julyClub profile: CAI Zaragoza

Fresh off a good Eurocup debut that ended just one win short of the elimination rounds, CAI Zaragoza returns to the competition with renewed ambitions for the 2014-15 season.

12 julyPinar Karsiyaka extends forward Hersek

Pinar Karsiyaka Izmir announced extension of contract with forward Baris Hersek for another year. Hersek (2.07 meters, 26 years old) arrived to the club last summer. Coming off the bench in the Eurocup Regular Season, Hersek averaged posted 5.9 points and 4.3 rebounds, but in the Last 32 he assumed a role of a starter and increased his contribution to 9.8 points while grabbing 4.0 rebounds per game. Hersek has three Euroleague seasons under his belt, two with Anadolu Efes and one with Besiktas Integral Forex. During his career he also played for Darussafaku, Banvit and Antalya in his native Turkey.