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Xavi Pascual, Panathinaikos: 'Always strive for mental readiness'

Xavi Pascual, Panathinaikos: 'Always strive for mental readiness'

Last year's experience put Xavi Pascual in a good position to speak, in this edition of Coaches Corner, about what considerations a coach must make to give a team his own imprint while also...
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Feb 22, 2018
Pierre Oriola, Barcelona: 'Heart and character'

Pierre Oriola, Barcelona: 'Heart and character'

FC Barcelona Lassa blogger Pierre Oriola writes about how he almost quit basketball when he was 20 and the road back to his Turkish Airlines EuroLeague debut five years later.
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Feb 21, 2018
Birkan Batuk, Efes: 'We were the champions!'

Birkan Batuk, Efes: 'We were the champions!'

Anadolu Efes Istanbul forward Birkan Batuk recounts his team's exciting week away from the EuroLeague during which they won the Turkish Cup!
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Feb 21, 2018
Norris Cole, Maccabi:  'Nothing can touch basketball'

Norris Cole, Maccabi: 'Nothing can touch basketball'

Maccabi's star guard Norris Cole is back for his second EuroLeague.net blog post. Read about what other sport helped him to become the basketball player he is today.
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Feb 07, 2018
Joan Plaza, Unicaja: 'For everything, there is a reason'

Joan Plaza, Unicaja: 'For everything, there is a reason'

With as many fiction novels published as 7DAYS EuroCup trophies (two), Unicaja Malaga head coach Joan Plaza is a man for all seasons, not just basketball. In this Coaches Corner, he talks about...
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Feb 06, 2018
Ioannis Papapetrou, Olympiacos: ‘It is time to go all in'

Ioannis Papapetrou, Olympiacos: ‘It is time to go all in'

Olympiacos forward Ioannis Papapetrou checks in with his second blog post of the EuroLeague season, in which he discusses his team’s recent form and ramping up for the stretch run.
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Feb 06, 2018
Lukas Lekavicius, Panathinaikos: 'I like to score'

Lukas Lekavicius, Panathinaikos: 'I like to score'

It’s been a great week for Panathinaikos guard Lukas Lekavicus, who played big roles in wins over his former team, Zalgiris, and the Greens’ archrival, Olympiacos. Lekavicus catches us up on his...
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Jan 31, 2018
Kevin Pangos, Zalgiris: 'Eating, sleeping and playing basketball'

Kevin Pangos, Zalgiris: 'Eating, sleeping and playing basketball'

In the midst of his team's efforts to reach the playoffs for the first time in more than 15 years, Kevin Pangos of Zalgiris Kaunas brings us up to date on his experiences in a true basketball...
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Jan 30, 2018
Simone Pianigiani, Milan: 'I like this kind of work-in-progress'

Simone Pianigiani, Milan: 'I like this kind of work-in-progress'

At substitution time, the mechanics behind a seemingly split-second decision are much more complex, as AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan coach Simone Pianigiani explains in the latest edition of...
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Jan 25, 2018
Fabien Causeur, Real Madrid: ‘We have great team chemistry'

Fabien Causeur, Real Madrid: ‘We have great team chemistry'

Fabien Causeur offers a behind-the-scenes look at how Real Madrid travels, what card games they play and what shows they watch in the latest installment of his EuroLeague.net blog.
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Jan 24, 2018
Charles Jenkins, Khimki: 'Defense. It's just a pride thing.'

Charles Jenkins, Khimki: 'Defense. It's just a pride thing.'

In his second EuroLeague.net blog post, Khimki guard Charles Jenkins recounts his visit to his beloved Belgrade to play his former team last week and writes about how he got the reputation as an...
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Jan 23, 2018
Sergio Rodriguez: 'Have fun and enjoy'

Sergio Rodriguez: 'Have fun and enjoy'

A wizard with a basketball in his hands, CSKA Moscow blogger Sergio Rodriguez explains how he took a natural affinity for ballhandling and worked to develop it into a professional skill that he...
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Jan 15, 2018