Press August 2015

31 augustLawal leads Nigeria to AfroBasket 2015 gold!

A rising Turkish Airlines Euroleague big man had an outsized role in making basketball history on Sunday as Nigeria claimed its first-ever continental championship by defeating 11-time winner Angola 74-65 in the final of AfroBasket 2015 in Tunisia.

31 augustLaboral Kutxa completes frontcourt with Darko Planinic

Laboral Kutxa Vitoria announced on Monday morning the addition of young big man Darko Planinic for the next season. Planinic (2.11 meters, 24 years old) arrives from Buducnost VOLI Podgorica, where last year he averaged 10.1 points and 3.6 rebounds in the Eurocup, and 9.0 points and 3.7 rebounds in the ABA League.

13 augustKhimki adds Dragic to the mix

Reigning Eurocup champion Khimki Moscow Region continued to bolster its roster ahead of its return to the Turkish Airlines Euroleague, signing a two-year deal with swingman Zoran Dragic, club announced on Thursday.