Press November 2014

27 novemberRegular Season Round 7 co-MVPs: Achille Polonara, Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia and Romeo Travis, Krasny Oktyabr Volgograd

The Last 32 gates finally opened in Round 7 of the regular season. One of the teams that managed to stay alive in Group A and still in the race was Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia with a 78-72 home win over Paris Levallois. The leader of the team in this crucial win was Achille Polonara, who managed to rack up a performance index rating 34.

27 novemberPopovic, Rice star as Khimki dominates Olimpija

Khimki Moscow Region routed Union Olimpija Ljubljana 105-77 at home on Wednesday to remain alone in second place in Group D. Khimki improved to 5-2, while the losers dropped to 4-3 and third place.

27 novemberChatman is new Eurocup scoring king

Mire Chatman made Eurocup history on Wednesday as the Ventspils guard took over from Todor Stoykov as the competition's all-time leading scorer. The duo entered Wednesday’s game tied for the top spot with 1,138 points, put Chatman broke the tie in the first minute of his team's home game against Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar by draining a three-pointer from the wing.

26 novemberBlog, Taylor Rochestie: Enjoying the game of basketball

Playmaker Taylor Rochestie of Nizhny Novgorod is fully aware that dreams come true. Growing up, he dreamed about playing professional basketball in Europe. He also had the dream of owning his own clothing label. Nowadays, Rochestie is a Euroleague star with Nizhny Novgorod and has his own company, Rock Out Be You. He will tell us all about his team — and surprise us with some crazy trick shots along the way!

26 november Interview: Damian Kulig, PGE Turow Zgorzelec

Few basketball fans outside of Poland knew versatile forward Damian Kulig of PGE Turow Zgorzelec before the start of the 2014-15 Turkish Airlines Euroleague. It has taken Kulig a few weeks to earn his name in the competition, surprising a lot of people with his aggressive and intense playing style, soft touch and winning mentality. Kulig has scored in double digits in all six games so far, averaging 17.3 points (fifth overall) on 64.4% two-point shooting and 44.4% three-point shooting.

26 novemberManu is coming

Our team flew from snowy Moscow to rainy Tel Aviv today to face Maccabi which is chasing CSKA in the Euroleague Group B standings.

26 novemberPAOK loses captain Charalampidis, then extends his contract

PAOK Thessaoliniki veteran Kostas Charalampidis will remain away from action for three to four months following the serious knee injury he suffered a little before the end of the game against Stelmet Zielona Gora in Poland on Tuesday, his club announced.

25 novemberBlog, Blake Schilb: Turbulences, zombies and Thanksgiving

Former French League MVP Blake Schilb is playing his fourth Eurocup season with a third different team — CEZ Basketball Nymburk, Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade and now Paris Levallois. Schilb has found a new home in Paris, where he arrived midway through last season and is taking full advantage of playing elite basketball in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Schilb will speak his mind in his Eurocup blog, as he tries to take Paris deep into the 2014-15 Eurocup season.

24 novemberCSKA participated in ECA shareholders meeting

Euroleague Commercial Assets shareholders devote to the working group meetings. Our club’s management participated in today’s session in Barcelona.

24 novemberDomination continues

Astana showed that the team deserves to be one of the leaders of VTB League in fragments of the game but it did not influence the whole picture: CSKA won with big margin again.