Basketball In Europe
FIBA World Cup and EuroBasket champion Peja (Predrag) Stojakovic became on Tuesday night the fourth European player in history to see his jersey number retired by an NBA franchise.
There are no more perfect records in the TKBL after Fenerbahce finally picked up a first loss by going down to in a thriller against EuroCup Women side Besiktas in the Istanbul derby.
Fenerbahce have the proud distinction of now being the only team in the TKBL with a flawless record after fellow EuroLeague Women sides Galatasaray odeabank and Agü Spor Kulübü both fell to their first losses.
Serbian coach Aco Petrovic, co-founder of the country's Association of Basketball Coaches (UKTS), passed away on Wednesday morning at the age of 55, following a long illness.
As most of the NBA teams have now gone through one fifth of their regular season schedule, it's the perfect moment to take a look at how the European rookies have fared so far on the other side of the Atlantic.
There was jubilation for Olimpia Grodno in the Belarusian Cup over the weekend as they surprised EuroCup women competitors Tsmoki-Minsk to lift the silverware.
The Turkish Airlines Euroleague enters on Thursday its decisive stage for teams hoping to qualify to the Top 16 and also a potentially crucial stretch in the career of Serbian big man Boban Marjanovic.
Ettore Messina became on Wednesday night the first ever European to pace the sidelines in an official NBA game in the capacity of head coach, in charge of reigning champions San Antonio Spurs.
Unbeaten in EuroCup Women, there was finally domestic joy for Spartak Noginsk over the weekend as Russia national team player Marina Karpunina helped them win their first league game of the season.
Nobody associated with basketball in Belgium can say that 1.80m point guard Emmanuel Lecomte doesn't know the value of hard work.
There are so many enormously talented young players around Europe right now, that several of them could not make the final list of candidates for the FIBA Europe Young Men's Player of the Year 2014 award.
Andy Elrick continues to profile Europeans making names for themselve in the NCAA, by this week talking with Slovakian big man Boris Bojanovsky.