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Fabien Causeur: 'I kiss the trophy every single morning'

Fabien Causeur: 'I kiss the trophy every single morning'

May 25, 2018
Having missed almost all of his first Final Four two years earlier due to injury, Real Madrid's No. 1 made the most of his second opportunity with a near-perfect weekend in...
Fabien Causeur, Madrid: 'I am as happy as a little kid'

Fabien Causeur, Madrid: 'I am as happy as a little kid'

May 16, 2018
Real Madrid guard Fabien Causeur is excited for the Final Four and the form his team brings to Belgrade. Read more about it in his latest EuroLeague.net blog.
Jason Thompson, Fenerbahce: 'There is unfinished business'

Jason Thompson, Fenerbahce: 'There is unfinished business'

May 16, 2018
Before Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul big man Jason Thompson landed in Belgrade for the 2018 EuroLeague Final Four, he delivered his newest post on the EuroLeague.net blog.
Sergio Rodriguez, CSKA: 'It is time to fight for the EuroLeague title'

Sergio Rodriguez, CSKA: 'It is time to fight for the EuroLeague title'

May 16, 2018
All-EuroLeague guard Sergio Rodriguez leads CSKA Moscow into Belgrade for a semifinal showdown with his former club, Real Madrid. He shares his thoughts on the Final Four in...
Kevin Pangos, Zalgiris: 'It all comes down to basketball'

Kevin Pangos, Zalgiris: 'It all comes down to basketball'

May 16, 2018
One of the recent revelations among Turkish Airlines EuroLeague players has been Zalgiris Kaunas point guard Kevin Pangos, who has blogged all season on EuroLeague.net and...
Jason Thompson, Fenerbahce: 'We still have unfinished business'

Jason Thompson, Fenerbahce: 'We still have unfinished business'

Apr 25, 2018
Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul is one win away from clinching a Final Four berth. On the eve of its next chance to do so, center Jason Thompson checks in with his latest...
Fabien Causeur, Real Madrid: 'Madrid fights for every title'

Fabien Causeur, Real Madrid: 'Madrid fights for every title'

Apr 24, 2018
As his team prepares for the second pair of playoff games in what is shaping up to be a classic series against Panathinaikos, Real Madrid guard Fabien Causeur shares his...
Jayson Granger, Baskonia: 'Baskonia never, ever gives up'

Jayson Granger, Baskonia: 'Baskonia never, ever gives up'

Apr 23, 2018
Baskonia guard Jayson Granger missed the first two games of his team's playoff series against Fenerbahce with an ankle injury. He updates us on his and his team prior to Game...
Lukas Lekavicius, Panathinaikos: 'We have a lot of talent'

Lukas Lekavicius, Panathinaikos: 'We have a lot of talent'

Apr 16, 2018
Panathinaikos guard Lukas Lekavicius is among the players set to make their EuroLeague Playoffs debut this week. He shares his feelings in his latest blog post.
Charles Jenkins, Khimki: 'We have done so much this season'

Charles Jenkins, Khimki: 'We have done so much this season'

Apr 15, 2018
With his team's playoff series against crosstown rival CSKA just around the corner, Khimki Moscow Region's Charles Jenkins submits a new blog entry.
Kevin Pangos, Zalgiris: 'This is what we played for all year long'

Kevin Pangos, Zalgiris: 'This is what we played for all year long'

Apr 13, 2018
After leading Zalgiris to its first playoff appearance in the current era, point guard Kevin Pangos looks at what's in store for his team in his latest EuroLeague.net blog post.
Ioannis Papapetrou, Olympiacos: 'The EuroLeague Playoffs are here!'

Ioannis Papapetrou, Olympiacos: 'The EuroLeague Playoffs are here!'

Apr 12, 2018
In Olympiacos Piraeus big man Ioannis Papapetrou's latest EuroLeague.net blog entry, he looks ahead to his team's playoff series against Zalgiris Kaunas.
Dimitris Itoudis, CSKA: 'There's so much information out there'

Dimitris Itoudis, CSKA: 'There's so much information out there'

Apr 11, 2018
CSKA Moscow tactician Dimitris Itoudis is a forward-thinking coach who uses all the data he can to aid his team, but he emphasizes that the human element plays an even bigger...
Pedro Martinez, Baskonia: ‘A matter of pride'

Pedro Martinez, Baskonia: ‘A matter of pride'

Apr 09, 2018
Not only has Pedro Martinez turned a tough situation around, qualifying Baskonia to the playoffs, but he has relished the opportunity to finally compete against the best teams...
Davide Pascolo, Milan: 'One Team is a great life experience'

Davide Pascolo, Milan: 'One Team is a great life experience'

Apr 04, 2018
Although the Turkish Airlines Season will end this week for him and his team, AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan forward Davide Pascolo is still getting motivation from his work...
Sergio Rodriguez, CSKA: 'We are working in the right direction'

Sergio Rodriguez, CSKA: 'We are working in the right direction'

Mar 28, 2018
CSKA Moscow's star point guard Sergio Rodriguez returns with his latest EuroLeague.net blog post in which he reflect on his team's success and looks ahead to what's next.
Norris Cole, Maccabi: 'Playing for our playoff lives'

Norris Cole, Maccabi: 'Playing for our playoff lives'

Mar 28, 2018
On the eve of his team’s biggest game of the season, a do-or-die visit to red-hot Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz, guard Norris Cole of Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv knows that aggressiveness...
Georgios Bartzokas, Khimki: 'Keep your head down and stay humble'

Georgios Bartzokas, Khimki: 'Keep your head down and stay humble'

Mar 21, 2018
As he aims Khimki Moscow Region towards a first-time playoffs appearance, former Turkish Airlines EuroLeague champion head coach Georgios Bartzokas talks about dealing with...
Fabien Causeur, Madrid: 'Every game should be like a final'

Fabien Causeur, Madrid: 'Every game should be like a final'

Mar 19, 2018
With Real Madrid bearing down on fourth place in the standings and home-court advantage for the playoffs, its guard and EuroLeague.net blogger Fabien Causeur delivers an...
Jason Thompson, Fenerbahce: 'If you work hard, every dream is possible'

Jason Thompson, Fenerbahce: 'If you work hard, every dream is possible'

Mar 16, 2018
Jason Thompson opens up about how things are going for Fenerbahce and about the L.I.V.E. Like JT charitable foundation he founded in the latest edition of his EuroLeague.net...
Jayson Granger, Baskonia: 'It is all very close right now'

Jayson Granger, Baskonia: 'It is all very close right now'

Mar 15, 2018
Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz guard Jayson Granger touched base in this new blog entry, just a few rounds before the end of the regular season.
Tibor Pleiss, Valencia: 'We do have a social responsibility'

Tibor Pleiss, Valencia: 'We do have a social responsibility'

Mar 07, 2018
Though temporarily injured, Valencia Basket blogger Tibor Pleiss is all about helping his teammates keep a home winning streak alive and about taking social responsibility as...
Ioannis Papapetrou, Olympiacos: 'We need our fans more than ever'

Ioannis Papapetrou, Olympiacos: 'We need our fans more than ever'

Mar 06, 2018
As you probably know, we come off a big road win against Panathinaikos. The Greek derby is always exciting to play and we all expected it to be close. We got the lead and felt...
Adam Waczynski, Unicaja: 'The most important moments are coming'

Adam Waczynski, Unicaja: 'The most important moments are coming'

Feb 27, 2018
Unicaja sharpshooter Adam Waczynski is back for his latest EuroLeague.net blog in which he shares a great story about two EuroLeague teams playing each other in video games on...
Xavi Pascual, Panathinaikos: 'Always strive for mental readiness'

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

Feb 22, 2018
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...
Pierre Oriola, Barcelona: 'Heart and character'

Pierre Oriola, Barcelona: 'Heart and character'

Feb 21, 2018
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.
Birkan Batuk, Efes: 'We were the champions!'

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

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

Norris Cole, Maccabi: 'Nothing can touch basketball'

Feb 07, 2018
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.
Ioannis Papapetrou, Olympiacos: ‘It is time to go all in'

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

Feb 06, 2018
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...
Lukas Lekavicius, Panathinaikos: 'I like to score'

Lukas Lekavicius, Panathinaikos: 'I like to score'

Jan 31, 2018
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...
Kevin Pangos, Zalgiris: 'Eating, sleeping and playing basketball'

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

Jan 30, 2018
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...
Charles Jenkins, Khimki: 'Defense. It's just a pride thing.'

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

Jan 23, 2018
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...
Davide Pascolo: Lunch of the Outcasts

Davide Pascolo: Lunch of the Outcasts

Jan 15, 2018
The holiday season can be quite different for pro athletes who find themselves far from family, as Davide Pascolo of AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan recounts in his newest...
Sergio Rodriguez: 'Have fun and enjoy'

Sergio Rodriguez: 'Have fun and enjoy'

Jan 15, 2018
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...
Tibor Pleiss: ‘Stay cool, stay focused'

Tibor Pleiss: ‘Stay cool, stay focused'

Jan 10, 2018
Valencia Basket center Tibor Pleiss is back with his second blog post in which he reviews what the team learned from its rough spell.
Jason Thompson: 'Our thoughts and prayers are for James'

Jason Thompson: 'Our thoughts and prayers are for James'

Jan 09, 2018
In his latest EuroLeague.net blog post, Fenerbahce big man Jason Thompson writes about the scary fall his teammate James Nunnally suffered on Friday and a similar experience...
Pierre Oriola: ‘I hope that 2018 is successful'

Pierre Oriola: ‘I hope that 2018 is successful'

Jan 03, 2018
Before looking ahead to 2018, FC Barcelona Lassa big man Pierre Oriola reviews the most successful year of his career in his latest EuroLeague.net blog entry.
Adam Waczynski, Unicaja: 'Travel is sometimes like practice'

Adam Waczynski, Unicaja: 'Travel is sometimes like practice'

Dec 26, 2017
With his team on the rise and a winter full of travel ahead, Unicaja Malaga blogger Adam Waczynski, the EuroLeague's second most-accurate three-point shooter, checks in from a...
Jayson Granger, Baskonia: 'Merry Christmas, EuroLeague fans!'

Jayson Granger, Baskonia: 'Merry Christmas, EuroLeague fans!'

Dec 25, 2017
In a special Christmas edition of his EuroLeague.net blog, Baskonia playmaker Jayson Granger enlightens us about celebrating the holidays in his native Uruguay and other...
Lukas Lekavicius: 'This is a big chance for me'

Lukas Lekavicius: 'This is a big chance for me'

Dec 18, 2017
We welcome a new blogger to EuroLeague.net, point guard Lukas Lekavicius of Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens, who writes about his first season and first big chance at his new...
Taylor Rochestie: ‘We are starting to come together'

Taylor Rochestie: ‘We are starting to come together'

Dec 14, 2017
Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade is on the rise again thanks in part to playmaker Taylor Rochestie, who uses his latest EuroLeague.net blog post to update fans on how he’s spending...
Ioannis Papapetrou:  ‘We will play even better'

Ioannis Papapetrou: ‘We will play even better'

Dec 13, 2017
Olympiacos Piraeus forward Ioannis Papapetrou is in his fifth season with the Reds’ senior squad and a proud member of its Greek core. He is also back to blog for...
Birkan Batuk, Efes: 'Istanbul: Isn't it amazing?'

Birkan Batuk, Efes: 'Istanbul: Isn't it amazing?'

Dec 06, 2017
To mark his first blog of the season, Turkish Airlines EuroLeague veteran Birkan Batuk of Anadolu Efes Istanbul takes us on a photographical tour of the city he calls home.
Charles Jenkins, Khimki: 'Trying to get back on track'

Charles Jenkins, Khimki: 'Trying to get back on track'

Nov 29, 2017
After a season-long hiatus, Khimki Moscow Region guard Charles Jenkins is back blogging on EuroLeague.net. Here is his first post this season…
Kevin Pangos, Zalgiris: 'Comfortable in Kaunas'

Kevin Pangos, Zalgiris: 'Comfortable in Kaunas'

Nov 28, 2017
Zalgiris Kaunas guard Kevin Pangos is in his second season with the club and third in Europe, so he has a good reference point to share his experiences through his...
Davide Pascolo: ‘Getting better and better'

Davide Pascolo: ‘Getting better and better'

Nov 22, 2017
Davide Pascolo of AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan missed much of the start of the season through injury, but he is back on the floor just as the team is starting to hit its...
Sergio Rodriguez: 'I have been very lucky to come here'

Sergio Rodriguez: 'I have been very lucky to come here'

Nov 16, 2017
Since former MVP Sergio Rodriguez teamed up with perennial Final Four participant CSKA, life is good between them in Moscow, the flashy point guard says in his new blog.
Norris Cole, Maccabi: ‘Good quality speaks for itself'

Norris Cole, Maccabi: ‘Good quality speaks for itself'

Nov 15, 2017
Get to know Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv point guard Norris Cole through the debut post of his EuroLeague.net blog. A food connoisseur, Cole also writes about his other off-court...
Tibor Pleis, Valencia: 'I have my camera'

Tibor Pleis, Valencia: 'I have my camera'

Nov 08, 2017
Tibor Pleiss has great stories from his many years at the top levels of European basketball, but in his first EuroLeague.net blog post the Valencia Basket center writes more...
Bryce Taylor, Bamberg: 'Germany has become my second home'

Bryce Taylor, Bamberg: 'Germany has become my second home'

Oct 31, 2017
Now playing in his ninth season in Germany, Brose Baskets swingman Bryce Taylor is the perfect candidate to let fans in on what’s happening behind the scenes with the German...
Jayson Granger, Baskonia: 'All this means nothing guys, if you ain't got the class'

Jayson Granger, Baskonia: 'All this means nothing guys, if you ain't got the class'

Oct 24, 2017
One of the stars of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague GAME ON video, Jayson Granger of Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz, is back for a second year of blogging on the EuroLeague website.
Adam Waczynski, Unicaja: 'Back in the EuroLeague!'

Adam Waczynski, Unicaja: 'Back in the EuroLeague!'

Oct 18, 2017
Adam Waczynski is excited to be back in Europe's premier basketball competition and to blog about it here on EuroLeague.net. Among other things in his first post, Waczynski...
Taylor Rochestie, Zvezda: 'Exciting times ahead'

Taylor Rochestie, Zvezda: 'Exciting times ahead'

Oct 17, 2017
Now in his fifth Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season, multi-talented guard Taylor Rochestie takes over the Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade blog for this season – but first he had to...
Pierre Oriola: 'The only way is up'

Pierre Oriola: 'The only way is up'

Oct 10, 2017
Turkish Airlines EuroLeague rookie and FC Barcelona Lassa center Pierre Oriola has agreed to take us through his first season in Europe’s premier competition as a...
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