DANILO Gallinari of the Los Angeles Clippers will miss the EuroBasket tournament after breaking a bone in his hand while playing for Italy.Video showed Gallinari throwing a punch and striking an opponent in the head Sunday as the Italians played an ...
Jul 31, 2017
NBA
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma City Thunder have signed guard Alex Abrines to a multiyear contract.The team announced the move on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time). Terms of the deal weren't disclosed.Selected 32nd overall by the Thunder in the 2013 ...
Jul 24, 2016
SPAIN topped FIBA Europe for the third time in the last four tournaments, with Pau Gasol proving he is still the main man in the continental championship.With a cast that featured mainly European league stars and with Chicago Bulls teammate Nikola ...
Sep 21, 2015
LILLE, France - Lithuania beat Serbia, 67-64, on Friday to advance to the final of the European basketball championship and clinch a slot at next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.In its second consecutive final, Lithuania will play Spain ...
Sep 19, 2015
LILLE, France - Jonas Valanciunas scored 26 points and had 15 rebounds to help Lithuania overcome Italy, 95-85, in overtime on Wednesday for a place in the semifinals of the European basketball championship.Lithuania, a three-time champion and silver medalist two ...
Sep 17, 2015
TONY Parker came up with nine straight points in the second quarter and kept France going in the third en route to an 84-70 win over Latvia on Tuesday that earned them a spot in the Eurobasket semifinals.Eurobasket's all- ...
Sep 16, 2015
LILLE, France - Tony Parker scored 18 points to pace defending champion France to an 84-70 victory over Latvia and set up a showdown with Spain in the semifinals of the European basketball championship.Pau Gasol scored 27 points and Nikola Mirotic ...
Sep 16, 2015
LILLE, France - Jonas Maciulis sank a late 3-pointer and made two free throws to give Lithuania an 85-81 victory over Georgia on Sunday in the round of 16 at the European basketball championship.Maciulis finished with a game-high 34 ...
Sep 14, 2015
NBA
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - France won its first major basketball title Sunday, beating Lithuania, 80-66, in the final of the European championship.San Antonio Spurs star Tony Parker had a quiet game for France, which broke open a close contest by closing the ...
Sep 23, 2013
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - Croatia reached the semifinals of the European basketball championship for the first time in 18 years by defeating Ukraine, 84-72, on Thursday.Croatia will play Lithuania, which edged Italy, 81-77.France and two-time defending champion Spain will ...
Sep 20, 2013
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - Spain and France will meet in the semifinals of the European basketball championships in a rematch of their gold medal game two years ago.Spain won that final and is seeking to become the first team to win three straight ...
Sep 19, 2013
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - Croatia eliminated Greece from the European basketball championship Monday with a 92-88 victory in double overtime, while Italy also needed OT to beat two-time defending champion Spain, 86-81.The loss meant little for Spain, which had qualified ...
Sep 17, 2013
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - Nemanja Nedovic stole the ball, raced down the court and soared for a thundering one-handed dunk.It was just one of many highlights by Nedovic, who outplayed Tony Parker on Sunday in Serbia's 77-65 victory over ...
Sep 16, 2013
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - Sacha Massot had a key block and a dunk late in the game to help give Belgium a 60-56 victory over Latvia on Sunday that sent Ukraine into the quarterfinals of the European basketball championship.Ukraine lost 70-63 ...
Sep 16, 2013
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - Guard Stefan Markovic scored five straight points to help Serbia defeat Belgium, 76-69, Wednesday in the European basketball championship.With Serbia up by two, Markovic made a three-pointer and two free throws to give his team a seven- ...
Sep 12, 2013
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - Lithuania advanced to the second round of the European basketball championship despite losing 78-72 to Bosnia-Herzegovina on Monday, while Germany knocked out Israel.Needing to win by 10 to squeeze out Lithuania, Bosnia led 72-58 after Mirza ...
Sep 10, 2013
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - San Antonio Spurs star Tony Parker scored 28 points Sunday to lead France past Ukraine, 77-71, and into the second round of the European basketball championship.Finland advanced earlier in the day, eliminating Russia with an 86-83 win ...
Sep 9, 2013
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - Jeffery Taylor scored 25 points and Sweden upset Russia 81-62 for its first win at the European basketball championship on Saturday.Russia, the Olympic bronze medalist last year and bronze medalist at the Europeans two years ago, now looks ...
Sep 8, 2013
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - Jonas Valanciunas had 11 points and 10 rebounds to lead Lithuania past Baltic neighbor Latvia, 67-59, in the European basketball championship on Friday.The Toronto Raptors center and Fiba's young player of the year helped Lithuania dominate ...
Sep 7, 2013
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - Marc Gasol had 14 points and 11 rebounds, and Spain limited Croatia to three points in the final quarter, opening its bid for a third straight European basketball title with a 68-40 victory Wednesday.Rudy Fernandez added 15 points, ...
Sep 5, 2013
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