Euroleague Basketball http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25521/all en WRAPUP 1-Basketball-Maccabi hail journeyman Roth after big win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/wrapup-1-basketball-maccabi-hail-journeyman-roth-after-big-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Zoran Milosavljevic</p> <p>BELGRADE, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Maccabi Tel Aviv playmaker Moran Roth emerged from obscurity on Friday to help the winners of four Euroleague titles to a 91-73 victory over Fenerbahce Istanbul to rekindle their hopes of reaching the playoffs.</p> <p>Spaniards Caja Laboral, who were on the brink of an early exit in the preliminary group stage, continued their impressive comeback with a 77-51 rout of Besiktas Istanbul which kept them in the driving seat to advance to the knockout phase.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/wrapup-1-basketball-maccabi-hail-journeyman-roth-after-big-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Basketball Euroleague Basketball Human Interest Maccabi Tel Aviv B.C. Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 22:45:30 +0000 5733443 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 1-Basketball-Cash-strapped Khimki light up Euroleague http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/wrapup-1-basketball-cash-strapped-khimki-light-euroleague <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Zoran Milosavljevic</p> <p>BELGRADE, Jan 18 (Reuters) - The princes and paupers of Europe's premier club basketball competition celebrated wins in the latest round of matches with Khimki Moscow stealing the show from more illustrious and wealthier city rivals CSKA on Friday.</p> <p>Both teams moved a step closer to the playoffs after Khimki ended a week-long strike over unpaid wages with an 88-67 home whitewash of quadruple Euroleague winners Maccabi Tel Aviv while CSKA enjoyed an 87-73 away rout of Lithuanians Zalgiris Kaunas.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/wrapup-1-basketball-cash-strapped-khimki-light-euroleague" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Basketball Euroleague Basketball Human Interest Maccabi Tel Aviv B.C. Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 23:15:50 +0000 5736452 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/reuters-sports-news-summary-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>Armstrong admits doping in "toxic" tale</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/reuters-sports-news-summary-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Euroleague Basketball Lance Armstrong Maccabi Tel Aviv B.C. Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 00:30:47 +0000 5736464 at http://www.globalpost.com REFILE-WRAPUP 1-Basketball-Landmark for king Juan Carlos as Barca win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/wrapup-1-basketball-landmark-king-juan-carlos-barca-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Refiles to show Barca game played on Thursday)</p> <p>By Zoran Milosavljevic</p> <p>BELGRADE, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Guard Juan Carlos Navarro became the first player to score 3,000 Euroleague basketball points as 2010 champions Barcelona beat fellow Spaniards Caja Laboral Vitoria to stay on course for the playoffs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/wrapup-1-basketball-landmark-king-juan-carlos-barca-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Basketball Euroleague Basketball Human Interest Maccabi Tel Aviv B.C. Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 22:30:15 +0000 5739672 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 1-Basketball-Carroll on song as Real down CSKA http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/wrapup-1-basketball-carroll-song-real-down-cska <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Zoran Milosavljevic</p> <p>BELGRADE, Feb 1 (Reuters) - The royalty of club basketball produced a thriller worthy of their trophy cabinets as eight-times Euroleague winners Real Madrid beat six-times champions CSKA Moscow 86-78 thanks to a superb show from Jaycee Carroll.</p> <p>The Spanish giants remained the only unbeaten team in the second group stage of the competition, featuring 16 teams divided into two pools of eight, after the 29-year-old American point guard landed 31 points in a game that went to overtime on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/wrapup-1-basketball-carroll-song-real-down-cska" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2010–11 Euroleague Basketball Euroleague Basketball Human Interest Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 22:46:15 +0000 5743669 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 1-Basketball-Barca march on as Tomic delivers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/wrapup-1-basketball-barca-march-tomic-delivers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Zoran Milosavljevic</p> <p>MADRID, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Euroleague favourites Barcelona moved a step closer to the playoffs halfway through the second group stage of the competition after Croatia centre Ante Tomic shone in a 82-77 win at Maccabi Tel Aviv.</p> <p>The result left 2010 winners Barca at the top of their group with a 6-1 record and poised to reach the best-of-five quarter-final playoff series, whose winners will advance to the May 10-12 Final Four in London.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/wrapup-1-basketball-barca-march-tomic-delivers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Basketball Euroleague Basketball Human Interest Labor Maccabi Tel Aviv B.C. Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 15 Feb 2013 19:45:33 +0000 5757040 at http://www.globalpost.com Basketball-Euroleague to probe alleged fan attack on Fernandez http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/basketball-euroleague-probe-alleged-fan-attack-fernandez <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>March 8 (Reuters) - Euroleague has opened an investigation into reports of a fan attack on Real Madrid guard Rudy Fernandez after their match at Lithuanians Zalgiris Kaunas on Thursday.</p> <p>Former NBA campaigner Fernandez, who played for the Portland Trail Blazers and Denver Nuggets, was allegedly attacked by Zalgiris fans as Real were boarding their team bus after a 105-104 overtime win.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/basketball-euroleague-probe-alleged-fan-attack-fernandez" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Basketball Euroleague Basketball Labor Shooting guards Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Mar 2013 11:30:35 +0000 5777047 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 1-Basketball-Barca advance, Real's Fernandez attacked by fan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/wrapup-1-basketball-barca-advance-reals-fernandez-attacked-fan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Zoran Milosavljevic</p> <p>BELGRADE, March 8 (Reuters) - Barcelona reached the Euroleague basketball quarter-finals with a 90-77 win at holders Olympiacos Piraeus while Real Madrid guard Rudy Fernandez was attacked by a fan after a 105-104 victory at Zalgiris Kaunas.</p> <p>Both games were scintillating contests especially the thriller in Lithuania where Real fought back from a 14-point third-quarter deficit to improve their record to 9-1 in the second group stage of the competition and close in on a playoff berth.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/wrapup-1-basketball-barca-advance-reals-fernandez-attacked-fan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Basketball Euroleague Basketball Maccabi Tel Aviv B.C. Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Mar 2013 22:16:00 +0000 5777650 at http://www.globalpost.com Fenerbahce beats Besiktas in TKBL derby http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130406/fenerbahce-beats-besiktas-tkbl-derby <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> FIBA EuroLeague Women runner-up Fenerbahce defeated archrivals Besiktas 89-67 in their women's Turkish Basketball League (TKBL) encounter on Wednesday to finish at the top of the league's regular season.</p><P>Fenerbahce was the dominant side from the beginning and led all quarters with scores of 22-9, 47-26 and 62-42 before wrapping up the game 89-67. Fenerbahce finished the regular season with two defeats and 24 wins, while Besiktas failed to make it into the playoffs, ranking 12th with six wins and 20 defeats.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130406/fenerbahce-beats-besiktas-tkbl-derby" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Euroleague Basketball Fenerbahce Asianet Sat, 06 Apr 2013 20:42:27 +0000 Asianet 5804651 at http://www.globalpost.com Olympiakos sink CSKA Moscow to reach Euroleague final http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130510/olympiakos-sink-cska-moscow-reach-euroleague-final <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON (Reuters) - Olympiakos Piraeus crushed CSKA Moscow 69-52 in the first of two Euroleague Final Four games at London's O2 Arena on Friday, advancing easily to the final for the second year running.</p> <p>In a rematch of the climax to last year's European season, the defending champions pulled ahead of their Russian opponents in the first quarter and never looked back, leading 40-28 at halftime.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130510/olympiakos-sink-cska-moscow-reach-euroleague-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Euroleague Basketball PBC CSKA Moscow WBC CSKA Moscow Thomson Reuters Fri, 10 May 2013 21:32:03 +0000 5835283 at http://www.globalpost.com Big guns suffer as underdogs have their day http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131101/big-guns-suffer-underdogs-have-their-day <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Zoran Milosavljevic</p> <p>BELGRADE (Reuters) - Six-times Euroleague winners Panathinaikos were among the few big guns who could celebrate on Friday as some of their peers were stung by debutants and unheralded rivals in the third round of the preliminary group stage.</p> <p>The Greek champions were on the verge of defeat at Red Star Belgrade but fought back from a 15-point first-half deficit at a noisy Pionir Hall to win 90-86 in overtime as Nikos Pappas sank 24 points and forward Jonas Maciulis nailed two crucial three-pointers.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131101/big-guns-suffer-underdogs-have-their-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Euroleague Basketball Panathinaikos AO Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 02 Nov 2013 02:01:41 +0000 5977987 at http://www.globalpost.com Real and CSKA lead Euroleague's finest in winning big http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131115/real-and-cska-lead-euroleagues-finest-winning-big <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Zoran Milosavljevic</p> <p>BELGRADE (Reuters) - Eight-times Euroleague winners Real Madrid and CSKA Moscow led the way as the established teams celebrated big victories on Friday halfway through the preliminary group stage of the marathon 24-team competition.</p> <p>CSKA, who have won six titles, crushed 1992 champions Partizan Belgrade 88-46 to bounce back from successive defeats by Fenerbahce Istanbul and Barcelona thanks to a superb performance by their perimeter shooters.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131115/real-and-cska-lead-euroleagues-finest-winning-big" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Basketball Euroleague Basketball Technology Vladimir Micov Thomson Reuters Sat, 16 Nov 2013 00:02:12 +0000 5990742 at http://www.globalpost.com Fenerbahce sink CSKA as trio of teams reach Top 16 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131206/fenerbahce-sink-cska-trio-teams-reach-top-16 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Zoran Milosavljevic</p> <p>BELGRADE (Reuters) - Fenerbahce stretched their record in the Euroleague's preliminary group stage to 7-1 with a 78-74 victory at six-times champions CSKA Moscow on Friday.</p> <p>Elsewhere, Istanbul rivals Galatasaray sealed a Top 16 berth with a 78-70 home win over Unicaja Malaga.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131206/fenerbahce-sink-cska-trio-teams-reach-top-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Basketball BC Lietuvos rytas Euroleague Basketball Human Interest Thomson Reuters Sat, 07 Dec 2013 00:03:59 +0000 6012247 at http://www.globalpost.com Holders Olympiakos struggle as Barcelona march on http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140228/holders-olympiakos-struggle-barcelona-march <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Zoran Milosavljevic</p> <p>BELGRADE (Reuters) - Euroleague holders Olympiakos Piraeus face an uphill battle to reach the knockout stages following a 78-74 defeat at Fenerbahce while Barcelona stretched their winning Top 16 streak to eight matches.</p> <p>CSKA Moscow won a rip-roaring Russian classic against Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar 94-93 and former Los Angeles Lakers forward Lamar Odom made a cameo appearance for Spaniards Laboral Kutxa Vitoria who are bottom of Group E with a 1-7 record.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140228/holders-olympiakos-struggle-barcelona-march" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Euroleague Basketball Human Interest Lamar Odom National Basketball Association Thomson Reuters Sat, 01 Mar 2014 01:19:50 +0000 6083818 at http://www.globalpost.com Armani Milan through, full throttle Real edge Maccabi http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140328/milan-surge-playoffs-real-edge-maccabi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Zoran Milosavljevic</p> <p>BELGRADE (Reuters) - Former Euroleague winners Emporio Armani Milan powered into the playoffs with two games to spare after an 83-72 victory at Fenerbahce and eight-time champions Real Madrid stayed top of their section with a dramatic win at Maccabi Tel Aviv.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140328/milan-surge-playoffs-real-edge-maccabi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Basketball Euroleague Basketball Human Interest Maccabi Tel Aviv B.C. Thomson Reuters Sat, 29 Mar 2014 01:46:58 +0000 6108180 at http://www.globalpost.com