The celebratory first week of the new year got even better for one EuroLeague superstar who became a father for the second time, and was quite emotional for some others due to the passing of Limoges CSP president Frederic Forte. Check out our selection of tweets from around the EuroLeague.
NEW YEAR WISHES!: Players went to Twitter and Instagram in big numbers to wish everybody a happy new year. Here is a selection of those posts.
RIP Mr. FORTE: Amid new year’s celebrations, basketball world was stunned with the sudden passing of Limoges CSP legend and club president Frederic Forte. French players, some of whom played for Limoges, took to Twitter to express their condolences.
IT’S A BOY: Congratulations to Kyle Hines and his family on a birth of baby boy Hines.
SAVING TIME: A peek into the way Vassilis Spanoulis does it. Three-time champ eating lunch and doing recovery at the same time.
WINNERS’ CORNER: In the first round of games in 2018 only two road team registered victories. Real Madrid continued its streak, while few other teams are hoping to start one.