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Xavi Rabaseda: 'Social media is a good tool'

Xavi Rabaseda: 'Social media is a good tool'

Feb 18, 2019
Herbalife Gran Canaria veteran Xavi Rabaseda is among the many players who have engaged social media in order to connect with Turkish Airlines EuroLeague fans near and far.
Matt Janning, Baskonia: 'It's about taking care of business at home'

Matt Janning, Baskonia: 'It's about taking care of business at home'

Feb 05, 2019
As he and his teammates eye the playoffs that lead to a Final Four in their own city, sharp-shooting Matt Janning of KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz uses his latest blog to...
Basketball Memories: 'Making a basket – that's why we play'

Basketball Memories: 'Making a basket – that's why we play'

Feb 04, 2019
Svetislav Pesic is one of just three men to lift the EuroLeague trophy as both a player and a coach, plus the only person to coach EuroBasket gold medalists from two different...
Jeff Brooks, Milan: 'It is put up or shut up time'

Jeff Brooks, Milan: 'It is put up or shut up time'

Jan 30, 2019
With two-thirds of the regular season behind us, Jeff Brooks of AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan checks in with his latest EuroLeague.net blog update in which he writes about...
Nikola Kalinic, Fenerbahce: 'You can see that the intensity is rising'

Nikola Kalinic, Fenerbahce: 'You can see that the intensity is rising'

Jan 29, 2019
From his team's perch at the very top of the standings, blogger Nikola Kalinic gives some thanks for Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul's fans, some ideas for changing the rules, and a...
Suad Sehovic, Buducnost: 'Beating Real Madrid was our highest-quality win'

Suad Sehovic, Buducnost: 'Beating Real Madrid was our highest-quality win'

Jan 23, 2019
Buducnost VOLI Podgorica veteran Suad Sehovic was elated to finally make his EuroLeague debut at age 31, and soon after that happened, he and his teammates smashed a...
Sasha Vezenkov: 'Game by game; that is our motto'

Sasha Vezenkov: 'Game by game; that is our motto'

Jan 22, 2019
Fresh off his best game of 2019 and with his team riding high in the standings, Sasha Vezenkov of Olympiacos Piraeus checks in with his latest blog.
On clinics: 'We need to give back to the young coaches'

On clinics: 'We need to give back to the young coaches'

Jan 21, 2019
In one significant way, AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan coach Simone Pianigiani had a unique upbringing as a coach, never leaving his hometown club in Siena, Italy until he...
Tarik Black: 'Family is more important than anything else'

Tarik Black: 'Family is more important than anything else'

Jan 15, 2019
Tarik Black of Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv shares more thoughtful insights on his life as a professional athlete in his second EuroLeague.net blog post.
Basketball memories: 'It was love at first sight'

Basketball memories: 'It was love at first sight'

Jan 15, 2019
Sarunas Jasikevicius, a four-time EuroLeague champion as a player, has the unique distinction of now coaching the team he grew up adoring as a boy, Zalgiris Kaunas.
Dogus Balbay: 'Our fans need to see us in the Final Four'

Dogus Balbay: 'Our fans need to see us in the Final Four'

Jan 15, 2019
Anadolu Efes Istanbul is unbeaten so far in 2019, and blogger Dogus Balbay is here to tell you that the team he captains has no plans to slow down anytime soon.
Thomas Walkup: 'You really have to have each other's back'

Thomas Walkup: 'You really have to have each other's back'

Jan 07, 2019
Zalgiris Kaunas forward Thomas Walkup lets fans behind the curtain on his season in the second edition of his EuroLeague.net blog. Read about how he spent his Christmas and...
Alec Peters: 'I hope 2019 will be even better'

Alec Peters: 'I hope 2019 will be even better'

Jan 03, 2019
Halfway through his maiden EuroLeague season, Alec Peters of CSKA Moscow is back for a second EuroLeague.net blog in which he sums up what he's seen so far and looks forward...
Fabien Causeur, Real Madrid: 'My five favourite TV series of all-time'

Fabien Causeur, Real Madrid: 'My five favourite TV series of all-time'

Jan 01, 2019
Fabien Causeur spends a lot of his travel time watching TV shows. For his latest EuroLeague.net blog entry, the Real Madrid guard reveals his five favourite TV series of...
Media relations: 'It has to be respected, recognized and appreciated'

Media relations: 'It has to be respected, recognized and appreciated'

Jan 01, 2019
How critical is it for an elite basketball coach to have a good relationship with the media? Olympiacos Piraeus head coach David Blatt shares his thoughts on the topic.
Xavi Rabaseda: 'You have to give 100% or you will be punished'

Xavi Rabaseda: 'You have to give 100% or you will be punished'

Dec 25, 2018
Xavi Rabaseda of Herbalife Gran Canaria checks in with the latest post on his EuroLeague.net blog. Catch up with the ongoings of his team, which has captured a few impressive...
Petteri Koponen, Bayern: 'We can be a really dangerous team'

Petteri Koponen, Bayern: 'We can be a really dangerous team'

Dec 18, 2018
FC Bayern Munich has won three of its last four games to join the upper half of the standings, a progression that blogger Petteri Koponen says that fans can expect to see more...
Jon Diebler: 'Our team will continue to fight'

Jon Diebler: 'Our team will continue to fight'

Dec 11, 2018
In the latest edition of his EuroLeague.net blog, Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul sharpshooter Jon Diebler fills fans in on how he started celebrating the holiday season in...
Nikola Kalinic, Fenerbahce: 'We are hungrier than last year'

Nikola Kalinic, Fenerbahce: 'We are hungrier than last year'

Dec 11, 2018
With his team in first place and playing like wildfire, Nikola Kalinic of Fenerbahce Istanbul offers his thoughts on motivation, inspiration and more in his last blog of 2018.
Matt Janning: 'I am excited to finish the year on a good note'

Matt Janning: 'I am excited to finish the year on a good note'

Dec 05, 2018
Matt Janning of KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz is optimistic that his team will finish 2018 on a strong note. Read more of the veteran guard's thoughts in his latest...
Sasha Vezenkov: 'The EuroLeague is like a roller-coaster this year'

Sasha Vezenkov: 'The EuroLeague is like a roller-coaster this year'

Dec 04, 2018
Olympiacos Piraeus is rolling with three straight wins and faces a tough test with a trip to Zalgiris Kaunas next, which is a perfect time for forward Sasha Vezenkov to check...
Adam Hanga: "We are in good shape"

Adam Hanga: "We are in good shape"

Nov 28, 2018
Adam Hanga of FC Barcelona Lassa checks in with his second EuroLeague.net blog post of the season and discusses his team's excellent form heading into this week's clash with...
Jeff Brooks, Milan: "To have success, you have to sacrifice."

Jeff Brooks, Milan: "To have success, you have to sacrifice."

Nov 28, 2018
Jeff Brooks is one of the team leaders for red-hot AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan and as such he has a unique voice on how team's success this season, which he shares in the...
Suad Sehovic, Buducnost: 'It will take time for teams to break our record'

Suad Sehovic, Buducnost: 'It will take time for teams to break our record'

Nov 22, 2018
Buducnost VOLI Podgorica veteran Suad Sehovic was elated to finally make his EuroLeague debut at age 31, and soon after that happened, he and his teammates smashed a...
Anthony Gill, Khimki: 'We have a fighting spirit'

Anthony Gill, Khimki: 'We have a fighting spirit'

Nov 20, 2018
Khimki Moscow Region forward Anthony Gill is back with his second EuroLeague.net blog post of the season.
Tarik Black: 'This kid from Memphis is blessed beyond measure'

Tarik Black: 'This kid from Memphis is blessed beyond measure'

Nov 14, 2018
Center Tarik Black of Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv has agreed to periodically share his feelings during his first season with Maccabi with fans on EuroLeague.net. Here is the first...
Dogus Balbay: 'I can say we are hungrier now'

Dogus Balbay: 'I can say we are hungrier now'

Nov 13, 2018
Anadolu Efes Istanbul team captain Dogus Balbay has already hit a game-winner this season, and he starts his EuroLeague.net blog emphasizing the importance of his team's next...
Alec Peters: 'I know my impact is going to come in a big way'

Alec Peters: 'I know my impact is going to come in a big way'

Nov 07, 2018
Alec Peters has agreed to occasionally blog for EuroLeague.net and share what his mindset is as he travels across the Old Continent for the first time, adjusts to European...
Nikola Kalinic: "We are ready, like we showed in Kaunas"

Nikola Kalinic: "We are ready, like we showed in Kaunas"

Nov 07, 2018
The newest addition to the EuroLeague.net blogging family is Nikola Kalinic of Fenerbahce Istanbul. So far in his three seasons with Fenerbahce, Kalinic has been to three...
Thomas Walkup: 'It is like a party at Zalgirio Arena!'

Thomas Walkup: 'It is like a party at Zalgirio Arena!'

Oct 31, 2018
EuroLeague rookie Thomas Walkup is enjoying everything he has seen from the top level of European basketball this season with Zalgiris Kaunas. In the first edition of his...
Xavi Rabaseda: "This is something historic for this club"

Xavi Rabaseda: "This is something historic for this club"

Oct 30, 2018
Herbalife Gran Canaria's Xavi Rabaseda brings a different perspective to his club's maiden Turkish Airlines EuroLeague campaign. As a veteran of three previous EuroLeague...
Jon Diebler, Darussafaka: 'Our chemistry has been great'

Jon Diebler, Darussafaka: 'Our chemistry has been great'

Oct 24, 2018
Jon Diebler of Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul, the only Turkish Airlines EuroLeague player ever to make more than 80 three-pointers at a rate of 50% or higher, debuts his blog as...
Petteri Koponen, Bayern: 'We have a team and the players to be competitive'

Petteri Koponen, Bayern: 'We have a team and the players to be competitive'

Oct 23, 2018
Now in his fifth EuroLeague season, Petteri Koponen is among the most experienced players on his new club, FC Bayern Munich.
Fabien Causeur, Madrid: 'When you win, you want to win again!'

Fabien Causeur, Madrid: 'When you win, you want to win again!'

Oct 17, 2018
One player who will never forget 2018 is Real Madrid shooting guard Fabien Causeur, who won a EuroLeague title and got married a couple of months later. Fabien brings his...
Stephane Lasme, Panathinaikos: "I feel like I never left"

Stephane Lasme, Panathinaikos: "I feel like I never left"

Oct 15, 2018
After having been the Best Defender in 2013 and an All-EuroLeague selection in 2014 with Panathinaikos OPAP Athens, center Stephane Lasme is wearing green again and feels like...
Matt Janning: "Every team is a work in progress"

Matt Janning: "Every team is a work in progress"

Oct 09, 2018
KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz guard and new father Matt Janning will blog for EuroLeague.net this season about what is going on at home and on and off the court with his...
Sasha Vezenkov, Olympiacos: 'It is now time to win games'

Sasha Vezenkov, Olympiacos: 'It is now time to win games'

Oct 08, 2018
In his fourth Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season, but first with Olympiacos Piraeus, young forward Sasha Vezenkov is in a familiar setting, Greece, and excited to blog all...
Suad Sehovic, Buducnost: 'We will surely give our absolute best'

Suad Sehovic, Buducnost: 'We will surely give our absolute best'

Sep 26, 2018
In his sixth season with Buducnost VOLI Podgorica, forward Suad Sehovic couldn't be happier not only to make his Turkish Airlines EuroLeague debut with the club, but also to...
Adam Hanga: "We have a lot of talent and potential"

Adam Hanga: "We have a lot of talent and potential"

Sep 19, 2018
It has been a tough pre-season for FC Barcelona Lassa's high-flying swingman Adam Hanga, who underwent knee surgery in June.
Anthony Gill, Khimki: "I want to make sure that I make people smile"

Anthony Gill, Khimki: "I want to make sure that I make people smile"

Sep 12, 2018
Among the most exciting and successful rookies in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague last season was Anthony Gill of Khimki Moscow Region, who proved vitally important to his...
Jeff Brooks, AX Milan: 'It is really nice to be back in Italy'

Jeff Brooks, AX Milan: 'It is really nice to be back in Italy'

Sep 07, 2018
Veteran forward Jeff Brooks of AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan will play his fourth Turkish Airlines EuroLeague campaign this season and is happy to be back in Italy, near...
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