Interviews

Sergey Karasev, Zenit: "Move forward every year"

Sergey Karasev, Zenit: "Move forward every year"

Jan 19, 2022
A son of St Petersberg with a basketball pedigree to match, Zenit forward Sergey Karasev has returned home to try to help continue a resurgence that the team started last...
Danilo Andjusic, Monaco: 'We understand each other'

Danilo Andjusic, Monaco: 'We understand each other'

Jan 17, 2022
Ever since AS Monaco sharpshooter Danilo Andjusic met two-time European champion riflewoman Ivana Maksimovic, he has been smitten.
Keenan Evans, Maccabi: 'This is the type of stuff you live for'

Keenan Evans, Maccabi: 'This is the type of stuff you live for'

Dec 22, 2021
Keenan Evans was surrounded by athletic greatness from the day he was born. Evans was only four years old when his father, Kenny Evans, represented the United States at the...
Sergi Martinez: 'I want to give my best for this club'

Sergi Martinez: 'I want to give my best for this club'

Dec 09, 2021
FC Barcelona's homegrown talent Sergi Martinez enjoyed a breakout game in his first Clasico last season and now he gets to experience the rivalry again, this time with fans in...
Alexey Shved, CSKA: 'I'm going to do all I can'

Alexey Shved, CSKA: 'I'm going to do all I can'

Dec 08, 2021
Alexey Shved is back with his original team, CSKA Moscow, to try to win a EuroLeague title 13 years after his first one, and add to the legacy of his own, of the club, but...
Nando De Colo, Fenerbahce: 'Do whatever the team needs'

Nando De Colo, Fenerbahce: 'Do whatever the team needs'

Dec 08, 2021
It was fitting that his all-time Turkish Airlines EuroLeague performance index rating record came on an assist, because if fans see him as a scorer, first and foremost, the...
November MVP interview, Walter Tavares, Real Madrid: 'We know how to try to do our best'

November MVP interview, Walter Tavares, Real Madrid: 'We know how to try to do our best'

Dec 01, 2021
The second monthly MVP of the new season, Walter Tavares of Real Madrid, discusses his team's ability to face injuries, the importance of footwork, how it feels to be a...
Sergio Llull, Real: 'Being team captain is an honor'

Sergio Llull, Real: 'Being team captain is an honor'

Nov 24, 2021
After 14 seasons at Real Madrid and the retirement of his friend Felipe Reyes, star guard Sergio Llull has taken to heart his new role as captain of one of the world's iconic...
Gavin Schilling, Bayern: ‘Being multicultural, you get to see different things'

Gavin Schilling, Bayern: ‘Being multicultural, you get to see different things'

Nov 24, 2021
FC Bayern Munich big man Gavin Schilling's childhood helped prepare him for a career as a EuroLeague player long before he ever fell in love with the game. By the time...
Luka Mitrovic, Zvezda: 'A new beginning'

Luka Mitrovic, Zvezda: 'A new beginning'

Nov 23, 2021
He was a young captain when Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade established itself in the EuroLeague last decade, and now forward Luka Mitrovic is back in the Serbian to continue...
Chris Jones, ASVEL: 'I can't thank my mom enough'

Chris Jones, ASVEL: 'I can't thank my mom enough'

Nov 09, 2021
After assuming extra responsibility at home from a young age, LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne playmaker Chris Jones has used the experience to take his career from Mongolia to the...
Chris Singleton, Efes: 'I see myself as old school'

Chris Singleton, Efes: 'I see myself as old school'

Nov 04, 2021
On the eve of breaking the EuroLeague record for consecutive games played with 210, reigning champion Chris Singleton of Anadolu Efes Istanbul talks about what goes into...
October MVP interview, Nikola Mirotic, FC Barcelona: 'I'm very motivated'

October MVP interview, Nikola Mirotic, FC Barcelona: 'I'm very motivated'

Nov 03, 2021
The first monthly MVP of the new season, Nikola Mirotic of FC Barcelona, discusses his team's hot start, his big game-winning shot, having the fans back and a lot more!
Brotherly inspiration: 'He was always my big role model'

Brotherly inspiration: 'He was always my big role model'

Oct 20, 2021
If ever a player grew up with one foot firmly set in each of two well-distanced basketball cultures, it may well be Ismet Akpinar of Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul.
Malte Delow, ALBA: 'I'm still a fan as well'

Malte Delow, ALBA: 'I'm still a fan as well'

Oct 20, 2021
ALBA Berlin's 20-year-old guard Malte Delow is a proud product of the club’s youth department and was a loyal fan before that.
Sertac Sanli, Barcelona: 'I became a mentally better player'

Sertac Sanli, Barcelona: 'I became a mentally better player'

Oct 19, 2021
Sertac Sanli's path from fringe contributor to critical cog on a EuroLeague-winning team was the result of hard work – physically and mentally – and he brings that approach to...
Tadas Sedekerskis: 'Baskonia and Vitoria have been my home'

Tadas Sedekerskis: 'Baskonia and Vitoria have been my home'

Oct 19, 2021
A native of a small town in Lithuania, Tadas Sedekerskis has found a second home in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, since he joined Baskonia as a 15-year-old.
Mantas Kalnietis: 'It's home. One word: home'

Mantas Kalnietis: 'It's home. One word: home'

Oct 13, 2021
One of the great Lithuanian players of his generation, Mantas Kalnietis returned to his boyhood club Zalgiris Kaunas this summer and loves being back home.
Nate Wolters, Zvezda: "I'm a big fan of Djokovic"

Nate Wolters, Zvezda: "I'm a big fan of Djokovic"

Oct 07, 2021
As he returns for a second stint with Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade, point guard Nate Wolters reminisces about playing tennis as a student and talks bout how much he admires...
Okaro White, Panathinaikos: 'Coach Priftis is like family'

Okaro White, Panathinaikos: 'Coach Priftis is like family'

Oct 06, 2021
The bond between Panathinaikos OPAP Athens forward Okaro White and Coach Dimitris Priftis is quite strong. This season marks the third time they have worked together and...
Donatas Motiejunas, Monaco: 'I chose the right team'

Donatas Motiejunas, Monaco: 'I chose the right team'

Oct 06, 2021
Donatas Motiejunas is back in the EuroLeague after nearly a decade abroad and he is healthier and stronger than ever before.
Dogus Balbay, Efes: 'I still get chills'

Dogus Balbay, Efes: 'I still get chills'

Sep 27, 2021
Anadolu Efes Istanbul's unique place in basketball is understood best by team captain Dogus Balbay, who last spring became the first player in club history to lift the Turkish...
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