Rick Pitino immediate response UConn loss possibly being his last game at Iona
When Rick Pitino was dismissed as Louisville’s head coach, it was unsure if he’d ever appear on an NCAA sideline again. Following Louisville, Pitino resurfaced as a head coach for the Greek team Panathinaikos in EuroLeague. He spent two seasons coaching in Greece before he returned stateside and in the NCAA as the head coach […] The post Rick Pitino immediate response UConn loss possibly being his last game at Iona appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Crimson Tide Roll Call: Monday, March 20, 2023
Your daily briefing on what's going on with Alabama Athletics, and how to watch the Crimson Tide.
Pacific Notes: Davis, Vezenkov, Lamb, Bazley
Terence Davis, an unrestricted free agent after the season, has seen his playing time plunge this month. He got a reprieve due to injuries on Saturday and delivered a 21-point, 7-rebound game for the Kings, Chris Biderman of the Sacramento Bee writes. Davis acknowledged that he needed an outing like that.
OlyBet named sponsor of EuroLeague Final Four
Euroleague Basketball, the organizer of top European club competitions, has unveiled OlyBet, the online betting operator in the Baltic countries, as a sponsor of the Final Four championship finale of its league campaign. As an official sponsor for the EuroLeague Final Four in Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia, OlyBet will have...
Marius Grigonis takes a jab at Dejan Radonjic after game vs Olympiacos
Marius Grigonis told that Radonjic did the damage that now has to be fixed by continuously working each day. The player said that Panathinaikos players still have to learn how to play with one another even though it's already March. Panathinaikos Athens had a real chance to go to overtime...
Drew Nicholas on SPORT24: “Panathinaikos and Olympiacos play hard, but I would like more intensity”
Drew Nicholas was at OAKA for the Panathinaikos vs. Olympiacos derby and spoke to Sportish about his current job as Director of Scouting for the Denver Nuggets and the level of the game. Drew Nicholas, one of the most popular foreign players who has worn the green jersey in the...
Danilo Andjusic spent his break from Partizan in Athens and Vertis
Zeljko Obradovic gave Partizan players a day off and Danilo Andjusic came to Athens, where he visited both the Acropolis and the nightclub where Nikos Vertis performs. Partizan got two very important wins last week, against Red Star for ABA League and against Anadolu Efes for EuroLeague. Somehow Zeljko Obradovic rewarded his players with a three-day break that saw Danilo Andjusic and Dante Exum in Greece.
40 years later, a legendary French basketball club returns to the Coupe de France final for a shock
The two locomotives of the French basket, Monaco and Asvel, will meet in the final of the Coupe de France after having beaten Le Mans and Strasbourg respectively on Sunday in the semi-finals in Trélazé (Maine-et-Loire). The two representatives of the French championship in the Euroleague are playing against each other for the fifth time this season on April 22 at Bercy.
EuroLeague quarterfinals: Fenerbahçe punches Final Four ticket
The first knockout stage of the EuroLeague postseason tipped off last Tuesday, followed by a second slate of games on Friday. After two matches in each best-of-three series, only Fenerbahçe (the über-favorite) could qualify for the Final Four; the rest are tied at 1-1 and will have a decisive Game 3 next week.
Zvezda president gives ambiguous comments on current season
"Nightmare season, but we are still within the framework of the goals we have set," Covic said. Crvena Zvezda Meridianbet Belgrade suffered the sixth defeat in their last seven games on both fronts, losing against FC Barcelona in EuroLeague Round 29 game on Friday night. Zvezda (12-17) are now three...
Ergin Ataman hospitalized with pneumonia, doubtful for game vs. ALBA
Ergin Ataman has been diagnosed with pneumonia and is currently receiving treatment at an Istanbul hospital. It remains uncertain whether he'll be able to coach Anadolu Efes in the coming EuroLeague game vs. ALBA Berlin. As Anadolu Efes Istanbul prepare to host Onvo Buyukcekmece at the Sinan Erdem Sports Hall...
Panathinaikos are on the verge of another rebuild, will it be the right one?
After firing coach Dejan Radonjic and degrading GM Pedoulakis, Panathinaikos is expected to go through another massive rebuild, which has been quite common in the past few years. But if the Greens want to return to the elite of European basketball, their culture has to improve drastically. When you have...
McKissick: ‘I’m not thinking about my Olympiacos contract, I’m just playing basketball’
Shaquille McKissick said he’s focused on basketball and not even thinking about his expiring Olympiacos contract, adding that he loves Greece. Shaquille McKissic is having a good time at Olympiakos and he’s not hiding it. The American guard/forward repeated this in his statements on the website “basketnews.com”, among other things by stating that he was having so much fun that he didn’t even think about his contract, which expired in the summer.
Basket League: Panathinaikos-Olympiakos derby at OAKA, tests for PAOK and Kolossos
The great derby of the Basket League, Panathinaikos-Olympiakos for the 19th matchday, is of great interest. The “greens” welcome the “red and whites” to the OAKA, in a match that does not have a great score motivation, as the Piraeus have three more victories and will hardly lose the first place of the regular season.
Sasha Vezhenkov: His EuroLeague debuts and terrible record he’s chasing to make history Tarpley and Kleiza didn’t make
Sasha Vezhenkov is having a terrific season and Sportish presents his EuroLeague firsts in singles but also the record he is chasing to make history by achieving something Roy Tarpley and Linas Kleza came close to achieving before. Sasha Vezenkov plays all season as EuroLeague MVP. The his last show...
Partizan president wants to play EuroLeague playoff games in a stadium
Partizan's president Ostoja Mijailovic thinks it would be a good idea to play EuroLeague quarterfinal series games in the Partizan stadium which fits 29,775 people in football games. The operative said that it wouldn't be possible but believed Partizan fans would fill the venue. With just several wins away from...
EuroLeague Fantasy Challenge, Top e Flop G29
We are entering the final rush of this regular season, with Olympiacos which, by winning (not without suffering) in Kaunas, is the first to qualify for the playoffs. They approach the finish line too Real Madrid (victory over Milan), Barcelona (winner over Stella Rossa) and Monaco (beaten Virtus). In the playoff area, we underline the KO of Fenerbahce in Valencia and the clear success of Maccabi against Baskonia, now the last of the qualifiers to date.
Kostas Sloukas recovers from injury, will play vs Panathinaikos
Kostas Sloukas recovered from the calf injury he suffered vs Bayern on March 9th and will play in the derby against Panathinaikos on Sunday. After missing the EuroLeague game against Zalgiris Kaunas on Thursday, Olympiacos Piraeus star guard Kostas Sloukas has returned from injury. The player has recovered from the...
Barça 85-79 Crvena zvezda: Back to winning ways in the Euroleague
Barça got back to winning ways in European competition with a 85-79 win over Serbian side Crvena zvezda at the Palau Blaugrana. The contest was a tight one but the blaugranes were able to push on when it mater with Jan Vesely and Nikola Mirotic scoring 21 points each.
UFC 285 estimated to have grossed over 800k PPV buys
Endeavor Group Holdings is the parent company of the UFC. They are a publicly traded company so they disclose revenue. For 2022, they reported revenue of $5.268 billion for the full year of 2022, up $190.4 million from the previous year. Its adjusted EBIDTA was $1.164 billion, a year-over-year increase...
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