Club Scenes

The Club Scene: Arka Gdynia

The Club Scene: Arka Gdynia

Nov 09, 2018
Even though it is just little over two decades old, no club has ever dominated Polish basketball like the one that today carries the name Arka Gdynia.
The Club Scene: ALBA Berlin

The Club Scene: ALBA Berlin

Jan 26, 2018
The history of German basketball cannot be told without ALBA Berlin, which blazed a trail on the court soon after its founding, just as it is a pioneer off the court today.
The Club Scene: Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia

The Club Scene: Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia

Jan 19, 2018
The history of Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia is replete with ups and downs, historic names and great excitement. For years it was an also-ran in Italian hoops, just happy to be in...
The Club Scene: Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar

The Club Scene: Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar

Jan 05, 2018
In just a few short years, Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar has gone from promising 7DAYS EuroCup newcomer to a continental force.
The Club Scene: Fiat Turin

The Club Scene: Fiat Turin

Dec 25, 2017
The city of Turin crowned a pair of EuroCup champions years before Fiat Turin came into existence and now the club, with a spot in the Top 16, is looking to make its own...
The Club Scene: ASVEL Villeurbanne

The Club Scene: ASVEL Villeurbanne

Dec 05, 2017
Once the crown jewel of French basketball, ASVEL Villeurbanne added to its French League record with its 18th championship just two seasons ago and the front office has plans...
The Club Scene: Levallois Metropolitans

The Club Scene: Levallois Metropolitans

Nov 20, 2017
Proudly flying the flag for Parisian basketball around France and the rest of Europe, Levallois Metropolitans can trace its roots back to the 19th century and boasts many...
The Club Scene: MoraBanc Andorra

The Club Scene: MoraBanc Andorra

Oct 27, 2017
The Principality of Andorra is a microstate in southwestern Europe, located between Spain and France. If you didn't know anything about the country, its best sports club,...
The Club Scene: Partizan NIS Belgrade

The Club Scene: Partizan NIS Belgrade

Oct 13, 2017
There is no doubt that the growth and development of basketball on the European continent over the decades would not have been the same without Serbian players and coaches....
The Club Scene: Zenit St. Petersburg

The Club Scene: Zenit St. Petersburg

Mar 06, 2017
Zenit St. Petersburg may have missed its chance to reach the 7DAYS EuroCup Semifinals, but it already was the most-successful season in the competition for this club, which...
The Club Scene: Lietkabelis Panevezys

The Club Scene: Lietkabelis Panevezys

Jan 27, 2017
When one talks about clubs on the rise in recent years in Europe, Lietkabelis Panevezys definitely has to be in that conversation. Last season was one of the finest in club...
The Club Scene: UCAM Murcia

The Club Scene: UCAM Murcia

Jan 13, 2017
It may be UCAM Murica’s first ever 7DAYS EuroCup campaign, but it would be hard to know by watching the team play. The road here may have been long and winding, but there is...
The Club Scene: Khimki Moscow Region

The Club Scene: Khimki Moscow Region

Jan 06, 2017
A perennial Eurocup contender and a former two-time competition champion, Khimki Moscow Region is going strong once again.
The Club Scene: Montakit Fuenlabrada

The Club Scene: Montakit Fuenlabrada

Nov 28, 2016
One of the original ULEB Cup teams, Montakit Fuenlabrada is back in the competition this season and looking strong so far. There has been a lot of history and great...
The Club Scene: FC Bayern Munich

The Club Scene: FC Bayern Munich

Nov 08, 2016
FC Bayern Munich is now a powerhouse in both the 7DAYS EuroCup and at home in Germany. Though founded more than 70 years ago and linked to one of the globe’s strongest soccer...
The Club Scene: Unicaja Malaga

The Club Scene: Unicaja Malaga

Oct 28, 2016
It is a special season for Unicaja Malaga, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this season. Founded on August 29, 1977, the club is using special activities to highlight its...
The Club Scene: MZT Skopje Aerodrom

The Club Scene: MZT Skopje Aerodrom

Oct 25, 2016
A 50-year history of persistence has meant that MZT Skopje Aerodrom, current five-time defending champion in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, has more than earned...
The Club Scene: Buducnost VOLI Podgorica

The Club Scene: Buducnost VOLI Podgorica

Oct 18, 2016
textThe 7DAYS EuroCup has seen certain clubs successfully compete and contend season after season through competition’s first 15 years of existence, and Buducnost VOLI...
The Club Scene: Cedevita Zagreb

The Club Scene: Cedevita Zagreb

Oct 11, 2016
Croatian powerhouse Cedevita Zagreb is a feel-good story for many clubs fighting for prominence across the continent. Created in 1991, Cedevita has already achieved impressive...
The Club Scene: Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul

The Club Scene: Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul

Apr 01, 2016
Before this season, Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul has spent three of the previous four playing in the Turkish Airlines Euroleague, in which it reached the Top 16 each time and...
The Club Scene: EA7 Emporio Armani Milan

The Club Scene: EA7 Emporio Armani Milan

Mar 18, 2016
As one of the oldest clubs in Europe, founded in 1936, EA7 Emporio Armani Milan is not only a reference for Italian basketball, past and present, but among the most respected...
The Club Scene: Dolomiti Energia Trento

The Club Scene: Dolomiti Energia Trento

Mar 11, 2016
Most teams still seeking Eurocup glory at this stage have years of history and experience to fall back on. No team bucks that trend quite like Dolomiti Energia Trento, which...
The Club Scene: Neptunas Klaipeda

The Club Scene: Neptunas Klaipeda

Jan 15, 2016
Things have moved fast for Neptunas Klaipeda over the last three seasons. A Lithuanian League final appearance in 2014 catapulted the team into the 2014-15 Turkish Airlines...
The Club Scene: Besiktas Sompo Japan Istanbul

The Club Scene: Besiktas Sompo Japan Istanbul

Dec 11, 2015
Besiktas Sompo Japan Istanbul is just one home win away from advancing to the Last 32 for the third year in a row and continuing to climb the charts of the most successful...
The Club Scene - Steaua CSM EximBank Bucharest

The Club Scene - Steaua CSM EximBank Bucharest

Nov 27, 2015
The story of Steaua CSM EximBank Bucharest is a story of a once-dominant club that fell on hard times and nearly drifted to irrelevance, but is now is working its way back to...
The Club Scene: MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg

The Club Scene: MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg

Nov 16, 2015
MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg is back in the Eurocup for the first time in nearly a decade as it continues its recent upswing.
The Club Scene: Szolnoki Olaj

The Club Scene: Szolnoki Olaj

Nov 06, 2015
In recent years, Szolnoki Olaj has become synonymous with success within Hungarian basketball. The team from central Hungary has reeled off four Hungarian Cup and League...
The Club Scene: Enel Basket Brindisi

The Club Scene: Enel Basket Brindisi

Oct 16, 2015
Located in the boot heel of Italy, Brindisi is not one of the county’s largest cities. In fact, it’s not even among its 50 biggest. However that has never stopped Brindisi...
The Club Scene: AEK Athens

The Club Scene: AEK Athens

Oct 06, 2015
AEK Athens returns to the Eurocup for the first time since the 2006-07 season ready to make its many fans around the world proud of their team.
The Club Scene: Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas

The Club Scene: Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas

Mar 27, 2015
No Eurocup team has won more games than Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas without winning the title. Gran Canaria hopes to do just that this season and it’s now only a few...
The Club Scene: Brose Baskets Bamberg

The Club Scene: Brose Baskets Bamberg

Feb 26, 2015
Over the past decade, Brose Baskets Bamberg has become a juggernaut at home and a regular in Europe’s elite competitions – the Euroleague and Eurocup. This season the Eurocup...
The Club Scene: Limoges CSP

The Club Scene: Limoges CSP

Feb 06, 2015
Everyone would like to be 85 years old and look younger and fresher than ever. That is the case of Limoges CSP, which went from being an unknown team for almost 50 years to...
The Club Scene: CEZ Basketball Nymburk

The Club Scene: CEZ Basketball Nymburk

Feb 02, 2015
Without its local basketball team, few in Europe would be aware of the existence of the tiny town of Nymburk in the Czech Republic. With only 15,000 people, Nymburk – located...
The Club Scene: Krasny Oktyabr Volgograd

The Club Scene: Krasny Oktyabr Volgograd

Dec 12, 2014
In less than three seasons, Krasny Oktyabr Volgograd has gone from the Russian second division to the Eurocup Last 32. Good management that understands the game, a city...
The Club Scene: Banvit Bandirma

The Club Scene: Banvit Bandirma

Dec 08, 2014
For European basketball fans, Bandirma is known for its fast-rising and highly-competitive basketball club.
The Club Scene: SLUC Nancy

The Club Scene: SLUC Nancy

Nov 28, 2014
A club with almost half a century of basketball history and tradition, SLUC Nancy is one of the most successful French teams and the latest, to win a European club competition.
The Club Scene: EWE Baskets Oldenburg

The Club Scene: EWE Baskets Oldenburg

Nov 04, 2014
The northwestern German town of Oldenburg has a long tradition of brewing basketball excellence, 60 years to be precise.
The Club Scene: PAOK Thessaloniki

The Club Scene: PAOK Thessaloniki

Oct 21, 2014
Whether the measuring stick is tradition, results, passion or fan support, PAOK Thessaloniki always ranks among the elite clubs in Greece and Europe
The Club Scene: Nizhny Novgorod

The Club Scene: Nizhny Novgorod

Apr 04, 2014
For many years, the city of Nizhny Novgorod was one of the best-kept secrets in Europe.
The Club Scene: Hapoel Jerusalem looks to bright future

The Club Scene: Hapoel Jerusalem looks to bright future

Mar 21, 2014
This season marks the one-decade anniversary of Hapoel Migdal Jerusalem's greatest triumph, defeating Real Madrid to win the 2004 ULEB Cup title.
The Club Scene: JSF Nanterre

The Club Scene: JSF Nanterre

Mar 07, 2014
If it seemed that every accomplishment of JSF Nanterre this season was of exaggerated importance, that’s because it is.
The Club Scene: Dinamo Sassari

The Club Scene: Dinamo Sassari

Feb 03, 2014
What is already a historic season for the club, could become even bigger as Dinamo Banco di Sardegna Sassari tries to reach the elimination rounds with its exciting style of...
The Club Scene: Telenet Ostend

The Club Scene: Telenet Ostend

Jan 20, 2014
Whether it be as a dominant force in Belgian basketball or a launching pad for careers of future Euroleague stars, BC Telenet Ostend is a club with rich history.
The Club Scene: Cibona Zagreb

The Club Scene: Cibona Zagreb

Dec 09, 2013
Not many clubs around the continent boast a long and rich tradition of basketball excellence like the former Euroleague titlist, and perennial Croatian champion Cibona Zagreb.
The Club Scene: Cimberio Varese

The Club Scene: Cimberio Varese

Nov 22, 2013
The return of Cimberio Varese to European competitions opens a new page in this legendary club's history. Varese had not played European competitions for nearly a decade – its...
The Club Scene: Maccabi Haifa Bazan

The Club Scene: Maccabi Haifa Bazan

Nov 08, 2013
The re-birth of the Maccabi Haifa Basketball Club in recent years has launched the team from northern Israel onto the European stage.
The Club Scene: Union Olimpija Ljubljana

The Club Scene: Union Olimpija Ljubljana

Oct 18, 2013
When one talks about basketball in the country of Slovenia, it’s no wonder that the first thing that comes to mind is Union Olimpija Ljubljana.
The Club Scene: Unics Kazan

The Club Scene: Unics Kazan

Mar 12, 2013
Although today we see Unics Kazan as one of the most competitive clubs in European basketball, it’s amazing to think that just a quarter-century ago, there was no such club.
The Club Scene: Triumph Lyubertsy

The Club Scene: Triumph Lyubertsy

Feb 08, 2013
If it seems like Triumph Lyubertsy has been on the basketball scene forever, that is probably because in barely a decade the club has already left a significant mark on...
The Club Scene: Ratiopharm Ulm

The Club Scene: Ratiopharm Ulm

Jan 14, 2013
There is no time like the present for Ratiopharm Ulm, which has gone from the German second division to reaching the Eurocup Last 16 in 12 years.
The Club Scene: Stelmet Zielona Gora

The Club Scene: Stelmet Zielona Gora

Jan 07, 2013
Stelmet Zielona Gora is without question the fastest rising club in Polish basketball. On the heels off its most successful season, the team has turned heads in the Eurocup.
The Club Scene: Cholet Basket

The Club Scene: Cholet Basket

Nov 23, 2012
When it comes to choosing the most impressive French team in recent years, it’s tough to make an argument against Cholet Basket.

The Club Scene: Trefl Sopot

Nov 01, 2012
Trefl Sopot is aiming to beat the expectations this season. A well-known character in European basketball, former Euroleague champion Zan Tabak, has stepped in as head coach...
The Club Scene: Benetton Basket

The Club Scene: Benetton Basket

Feb 23, 2012
Benetton Basket is not only among the best known and most respected in Italy and the Eurocup, but around all of European and global basketball as well.
The Club Scene: Lietuvos Rytas

The Club Scene: Lietuvos Rytas

Jan 26, 2012
In a decade-and-a-half, Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius has blossomed from an entertaining local side into a legitimate European powerhouse.
The Club Scene: Lokomotiv Kuban

The Club Scene: Lokomotiv Kuban

Jan 11, 2012
Eurocup newcomer PBC Lokomotiv- Kuban has shown it belongs at the top levels of European basketball in recent seasons.
The Club Scene: BCM Gravelines

The Club Scene: BCM Gravelines

Dec 29, 2011
In a town perhaps best known for housing one of the world’s most powerful nuclear power plants, a new basketball power is on the rise.
The Club Scene: KRKA Novo Mesto

The Club Scene: KRKA Novo Mesto

Nov 17, 2011
KRKA has managed to go from an afterthought to being the reigning Slovenian and EuroChallenge champ.
The Club Scene: Budivelnik BC

The Club Scene: Budivelnik BC

Feb 24, 2011
Far from being a new club, Budivelnik has a seven-decade tradition since its foundation back in 1945.
The Club Scene: Alba Berlin

The Club Scene: Alba Berlin

Feb 09, 2011
Almost no time after its founding in 1989, Alba Berlin rose to the top ranks of German basketball.
The Club Scene: Pepsi Caserta

The Club Scene: Pepsi Caserta

Jan 21, 2011
Pepsi Caserta has taken another step forward as it resurrects the name of a proud franchise.
The Club Scene: BG Goettingen

The Club Scene: BG Goettingen

Nov 18, 2010
BG Goettingen has proven to be an unusual Eurocup newcomer and a one-of-a-kind club.
The Club Scene: Apoel Nicosia

The Club Scene: Apoel Nicosia

Sep 27, 2010
Apoel has a good tradition and a strong fan base that make Lefkotheo Indoor Arena a tough court to visit.
The Club Scene: Panellinios BC

The Club Scene: Panellinios BC

Mar 01, 2010
After decades of difficult roads in Europe, Panellinios BC is enjoying its best international season ever.
The Club Scene: Bizkaia Bilbao Basket

The Club Scene: Bizkaia Bilbao Basket

Feb 01, 2010
Another example of a basketball- crazy city is Bilbao, where the team has built a tremendous following.
The Club Scene: BC Siauliai

The Club Scene: BC Siauliai

Dec 29, 2009
To make a big impression on the basketball-mad country of Lithuania in just 15 years is not easy. BC Siauliai has done just that.
The Club Scene: KK Crvena Zvezda

The Club Scene: KK Crvena Zvezda

Dec 10, 2009
Crvena Zvezda is one of the most accomplished basketball clubs not only in the Eurocup, but in all of European basketball.
The Club Scene: Spartak St. Petersburg

The Club Scene: Spartak St. Petersburg

Nov 26, 2009
The name Spartak St. Petersburg has always been synonymous with the top flight of European basketball going back to its golden age.
The Club Scene:  Galatasaray C.C.

The Club Scene: Galatasaray C.C.

Nov 17, 2009
After its great run in the 2007-08 ULEB Cup, Galatasaray is eager to do even better.
The Club Scene: VEF Riga

The Club Scene: VEF Riga

Oct 26, 2009
VEF Riga has been among the best Latvian clubs since its founding in 1958, nurturing some of the country's best young stars.

The Club Scene: KK Zadar

Mar 26, 2009
A sign in old Jazine Hall sums up basketball's status in Zadar: God created man, and Zadar created basketball.

The Club Scene: Pamesa Valencia

Mar 20, 2009
Looking back 20 years, few people would have expected Pamesa Valencia would become one of the biggest clubs in European basketball. Pamesa was virtually unknown in Europe...

The Club Scene: Spirou Basket

Dec 19, 2008
In just two decades, Spirou Basket Charleroi has gone from virtually unkown to become a reference point in Belgian and European basketball. Founded just 20 years ago, Spirou...

The Club Scene: Barons/LMT Riga

Dec 11, 2008
Barons/LMT Riga has played an important role in the recent resurgence of basketball in Latvia and now the local champs are in the midst of a new challenge in their first...

The Club Scene: KK Buducnost

Dec 07, 2008
Not many pro basketball teams anywhere bridged the 20th and 21st centuries with quite the same style as did KK Buducnost. The team from Podgorica, Montenegro, earned its name...

The Club Scene: PGE Turow

Nov 28, 2008
There is no time like the present for PGE Turow Zgorzelec, the most pleasant surprise in Europe's second competition last season. Nobody expected Turow to go far during its...

The Club Scene: Ural Great

Nov 07, 2008
One of the original ULEB Cup teams has its eyes on a return to the competition. Ural Great Perm hosts the return leg of the Eurocup second qualifying round next week needing...

The Club Scene: Cajasol

Oct 26, 2008
Days away from playing a European competition for the first time since 2001, Cajasol is looking to reclaim its glory days by reaching the Eurocup through that competition's...

The Club Scene: ASK Riga

Oct 16, 2008
A legendary team by any means is set to start making noise again in European club competitions. ASK Riga started a new era when it was reborn in 2005, but its basketball...

The Club Scene: Telekom Baskets Bonn

Oct 09, 2008
A classic European team with a trademark outfit is trying to return to the Eurocup after a long absence. Telekom Baskets Bonn is set to battle Panellinios BC in the Eurocup...

The Club Scene: Artland Dragons

Feb 22, 2008
Tucked away in north-central Germany is the small 13,000-person town of Quakenbrück, home of the Artland Dragons, one of the biggest surprises of this season's ULEB Cup. In...

The Club Scene: CEZ Basketball Nymburk

Jan 21, 2008
Win or lose in its last regular season game, Czech Republic champion CEZ Basketball Nymburk can already claim unconditional success in its first ULEB Cup season. When Nymburk...

The Club Scene: Benetton Fribourg Olympics

Dec 03, 2007
Just four weeks into its first ULEB Cup, Benetton Fribourg Olympics has already registered what is arguably the biggest European win club history, downing Triumph Lyubertsy of...

The Club Scene: Azovmash Mariupol

Nov 13, 2007
A virtually unknown team in Europe just five years ago, Azovmash Mariupol has already registered its first win in the ULEB Cup and is ready to upset some of the major teams in...

The Club Scene: Unics Kazan

Mar 12, 2007
In just its second decade of existence, Unics Kazan has gone a long way towards helping Russian basketball return to the forefront of European sports. The club from the...

The Club Scene: Montepaschi Siena

Feb 26, 2007
Siena, located in the middle of Tuscany, is a city full of history and tradition, a place where you breathe a special atmosphere. Il Palio, a race among 17 horses representing...

The Club Scene: Snaidero Udine

Feb 07, 2007
It is safe to say that Snaidero Cucine Udine is much more than a basketball club, but a global project trying to bring sports closer to its community. A successful...

The Club Scene: FMP Zeleznik

Jan 05, 2007
It was an impressive scene in September when BC FMP presented its teams for the 2006-07 season. Almost 120 players were together, from the youngest youth team members to those...

The Club Scene: Strasbourg

Dec 04, 2006
SIG Strasbourg, the pride of Alsatian basketball in France, is already making a strong debut in the ULEB Cup. Two years removed from the first trophy in its almost 80-year...

The Club Scene: Hapoel Migdal Jerusalem

Jan 16, 2006
One of the great clubs of Israel has already made its mark by lifting the ULEB Cup trophy, but especially inside the country, there may be some debate still about which team...

The Club Scene: Lietuvos Rytas

Mar 04, 2005
Perhaps nocapital city is as crazy and knowledgeable about basketball as Vilnius, Lithuana, making Lietuvos Rytas the kind of club those fans deserve.

The Club Scene: KK Hemofarm

Feb 08, 2005
Just a few years ago, Vrsac, one of the oldest towns in Serbia, was more famous for its women's basketball team. Now, fans there can see the men's team of Hemofarm playing...

The Club Scene: Gran Canaria

Dec 28, 2004
If one team can be said to go the furthest in order to compete in the ULEB Cup, that team is Gran Canaria, named for the capital of the Spanish islands that sit off th west...

The Club Scene: BK Ventspils

Dec 15, 2003
From the time it started in the ULEBCup in 2003, BK Ventspils has been winning and reminding people of the great tradition of Latvian basketball.

The Club Scene: Real Madrid

Nov 14, 2003
The winningest basketball club in European history is no stranger to the ULEB Cup, butit is one of the few trophies that Real Madrid hasn't lifted.
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