AP Source: Rockets reach terms with Papanikolaou
standout for the Greek national team, earning Most Valuable Player honors at the Under-20 European championship in 2009. Before playing for FC Barcelona, Papanikolaou helped Olympiacos win Euroleague championships in 2012 and 2013.
Real Madrid to play Maccabi in Euroleague final
MILAN (AP) Real Madrid beat Spanish rival Barcelona 100-62 to reach the Euroleague final, where it will meet Maccabi Tel Aviv after the Israeli team pulled off a late comeback against CSKA Moscow on Friday in
AP Source: Cavaliers offer Blatt coaching job
recently resigned as coach of Maccabi Tel Aviv, this year's Euroleague champion, to pursue his dream of coaching in the NBA. He ..... which he guided to a stunning win over Real Madrid for the Euroleague title. Although he may not be well known in the U.S
Thursday's Sports In Brief
reported Cleveland's offer to Blatt. The 55-year-old Blatt recently resigned as coach of Maccabi Tel Aviv, this year's Euroleague champion, to pursue his dream of coaching in the NBA. He was coveted as an assistant by Minnesota and Golden State
Is Mudiay's decision another sign the one-and-done system is broken?
of those change, don’t be surprised when more teenagers do what Mudiay did, forgoing the Big Ten or the ACC for the Euroleague or the Chinese Basketball Association. Follow Reid Forgrave on Twitter @reidforgrave or email him at ReidForgrave@gmail
Spurs bring Messina in as an assistant
hiring on Tuesday. Messina comes to San Antonio from Russia, where he coached European power CSKA Moscow. He is a two-time Euroleague coach of the year and has also coached in Italy. He served as a coaching consultant for the Los Angeles Lakers in 2011
Cavs to host new coach's former team
s top coaches, Blatt was hired last week by the Cavs. He'll coach against Maccabi Tel Aviv on Oct. 5 as this year's Euroleague champions begin their U.S. tour against Cleveland at Quicken Loans Arena. Maccabi will play at Brooklyn two nights later
Weekend Sports In Brief
dominated in overtime to beat Real Madrid 98-86 in the Euroleague basketball final Sunday as the Spanish team lost in the title ..... fourth quarter and overtime for Maccabi. It was the first Euroleague final to go to OT since 1969.
Olympiakos beats Real Madrid 78-76, avoids sweep
ATHENS, Greece (AP) Defending Euroleague champion Olympiakos stayed alive in its quest for a third consecutive ..... hosted CSKA Moscow late Monday. The series winners advance to the Euroleague Final Four, in Milan, on May 16-18.
Israel overjoyed by Maccabi's basketball title
are still celebrating Maccabi Tel Aviv's dream season, which culminated with an overtime victory over Real Madrid in the Euroleague basketball final in Milan. Thousands of fans clad in Maccabi yellow filled Tel Aviv's Rabin Square overnight Monday, with