A Thrilling Round-12 of Euro-League Basketball See Fenerbahce and Real Madrid Humbled

 December 22, 2016   R K Gupta

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In Round-12 of Turkish Airlines Euro-League Basketball, Olympiacos Piraeus and Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz were the only teams to notch up road victories. While Olympiacos beat Zalgiris  Kaunas 88-75, Baskonia scored a thrilling 92-91 on-the-buzzer victory over Russian Club Unics Kazan. The remaining 6 matches saw the home teams beating the visitors. While defending champions CSKA […]

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Most Home Teams Dominate Round-11 of Euro-League Basketball CSKA Continue to Lead

 December 13, 2016   R K Gupta

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Six out of eight teams recorded victories on their home venues in Turkish Airlines Euro-League Basketball Round-11 matches last week. Those who recorded road wins were CSKA Moscow, the table-toppers and lowly-placed Brose Bamberg. Another feature of Round-11 games was wide margins of victories with just two games being decided within 5-point margins. CSKA Moscow […]

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After 10 Rounds of Euro-League Regular Season Every Team Still in Competition Zone

 December 8, 2016   R K Gupta

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Though CSKA Moscow continue their leadership status in Turkish Airlines Euro-League Basketball’s Regular Season, it is not the end of the road for other 15 teams.  CSKA, however, came close to tasting their second defeat this season but Vitaly Fridzon’s buzzer-ending baseline jumper saw them narrowly through on road. Last year’s runner-up Fenerbahce also notched-up […]

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Euro-League Basketball: Felipe Reyes Scores His 2500th Point as Real Madrid Record 3rd Win

 November 27, 2016   R K Gupta

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One of the talking points in this week’s Round-9 games was Real Madrid captain Felipe Reyes crossing the 2500-point barrier in his 18-year old basketball career. Reyes achieved this feat in style as the lead-scorer in his team’s 89-75 win against Unics Kazan at Madrid. This was Real Madrid’s third consecutive win in the Turkish […]

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After 8 Rounds Reigning Champions CSKA Moscow Lead in New Euro-League Basketball Season

 November 24, 2016   R K Gupta

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The 2016–17 Turkish Airlines Euro-League Basketball season is already 8-rounds old. The 17th season of modern era of Euro-League basketball comes with a new format and unlike previous years, it has only 16 teams in Regular Season. Each team will play 30 rounds in home-and-away basis until April 7, 2017 and the best 8 will […]

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CSKA Moscow Win the Title Game of 2016 Turkish Airlines Euro-League Basketball in Berlin

 May 19, 2016   R K Gupta

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Curtain came down on the long 2016 Turkish Airlines Euro-league season with CSKA Moscow winning their seventh continental crown by defeating Fenerbahce Istanbul 101-96. The match turned out to be an overtime classic of a final played out in Berlin’s Mercedes Benz Arena on Sunday May 15, 2016. While the Russian Club could be regarded […]

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Fenerbahce Istanbul to Play CSKA Moscow in 2016 Euro-League Final in Berlin on May 15

 May 15, 2016   R K Gupta

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The semifinal games on Friday night saw 2016 Turkish Airlines Euro-league’s two best teams reach the finals. Fenerbahce Istanbul and CSKA Moscow fully justified their performances in the last seven months, beginning with regular season in October 2015. Playing at Berlin’s Mercedes-Benz Arena on May 13, the two teams won their matches in contrasting styles […]

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Lokomotiv Enter First Final Four to Make Turkish Airlines Euro-League Basketball History

 April 29, 2016   R K Gupta

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Of the four playoff-game series in this year’s Euro-league Basketball, three ended with a 3-0 sweep while it took all 5 games, before the fourth contender could be known. Inscribing their name in Turkish Airlines Euro-league basketball history, Russia’s Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar leapfrogged into the Final Four to be held at Berlin in a little […]

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Loko’s Randolph Forces Game 5 Despite Hard Battle By Barcelona for Berlin at Blaugrana

 April 26, 2016   R K Gupta

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In a Euro-League playoff classic at Palau Blaugrana, Anthony Randolph of Lokomotiv came in Barcelona’s way by scoring 10 points in overtime that gave Lokomotiv a 92-80 win over the home side. Randolph thus denied Barcelona not only the home advantage but took the deciding fifth game on the home turf at Krasnodar, Russia on […]

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Euro-League Basketball Play-Offs: With 2 Rounds Left in Top16 Fates of 9 Teams Unknown

 March 26, 2016   R K Gupta

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Round-12 of Top16 in Turkish Airlines Euro-League Basketball could only decide just one more qualifier last week. After three days of eventful action, Russian Club, Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar emerged as the sole team to join Fenerbahce Istanbul and CSKA Moscow among the play-off qualifiers. Now the field has 9 teams for 5 remaining play-off spots […]

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