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Mathias Lessort, Monaco: 'We just gotta fight'
Apr 29, 2021
All-EuroCup First Team center Mathias Lessort of AS Monaco spoke to Eurocupbasketball.com about his team's victory in the opener of the best-of-three 7DAYS EuroCup Finals.
John Brown, UNICS: 'We have to keep our eyes on the prize'
Apr 28, 2021
When the going gets tough, UNICS Kazan knows it can rely on All-EuroCup Second Team selection John Brown. The big man spoke about his team's Game 1 performance and looked...
Dimitris Priftis, UNICS: 'It will be a good fight'
Apr 24, 2021
After four years on the bench of UNICS Kazan, head coach Dimitris Priftis is satisfied to have reached one goal – taking his team to next season's Turkish Airlines EuroLeague...
Zvezdan Mitrovic, AS Monaco: 'It is a dream come true'
Apr 23, 2021
Coach Zvezda Mitrovic has overseen AS Monaco's rise from the French second division to the 7DAYS EuroCup Finals. In this Eurocupbasketball.com interview, he spoke about the...
Kyle Weems, Virtus: 'It's all about winning'
Apr 13, 2021
Before Virtus Segafredo Bologna and UNICS Kazan meet for a spot in the 2021 7DAYS EuroCup Finals, Kyle Weems of Virtus spoke to EuroCupBasketball.com about this do-or-die Game...
Okaro White, UNICS: 'We have to make it a dogfight'
Apr 05, 2021
Reunited with head coach Dimitris Priftis, forward Okaro White proved pivotal in helping UNICS Kazan reach the 7DAYS EuroCup Semifinals, where he will meet his first pro team,...
Vince Hunter, Virtus: 'It's a proud moment for me'
Mar 29, 2021
The recently-appointed Top 16 MVP, Vince Hunter of Virtus Segafredo Bologna, sat down with Eurocupbasketball.com to reflect on what the season and the award mean to him and,...
Nigel Williams-Goss, Lokomotiv: 'Just like a chess game'
Mar 29, 2021
The top overall performer in the 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals so far, Nigel Williams-Goss of Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar, talks about the all-Russian rivalvry that will decide a...
Javier Beiran, Gran Canaria: 'We can go far'
Mar 09, 2021
Veteran forward and 2019 Basketball World Cup winner Javier Beiran is one of the players Herbalife Gran Canaria will look to during for leadership in its critical clash with...
Isaia Cordinier, Nanterre: 'We want to keep going'
Mar 01, 2021
Isaia Cordinier of Nanterre 92 has impressed all of Europe with his outstanding play and incredible highlights all season long. Before his team's pivotal clash with AS Monaco,...
Mantas Kalnietis, Lokomotiv: 'We are going to become stronger'
Feb 01, 2021
Former EuroCup champion Mantas Kalnietis is a driving force for Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar and the EuroCup leader in assists this season. In this interview, he recalls winning...
David Michineau, Metropolitans: 'We have to keep our identity'
Jan 25, 2021
Thrust into a larger role for Boulougne Metropolitans 92 when injuries struck, veteran guard David Michineau has shined to help his team to a 2-0 start to the Top 16. He spoke...
Jacob Pullen, Mornar Bar: 'Now we're back clicking'
Jan 19, 2021
After making the game-winning free throws to lift Mornar Bar to victory in its first ever Top 16 game, veteran guard Jacob Pullen discussed his and his team's season – and...
Milos Teodosic, Virtus: 'Every game counts more now'
Jan 11, 2021
The legendary Milos Teodosic, MVP of the 2020-21 7DAYS EuroCup Regular Season, aims to complete some unfinished business from last season as he leads unbeaten Virtus Segafredo...
Haukur Palsson, Andorra: 'I like being underdogs'
Dec 15, 2020
With his team looking to clinch a spot in the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 this week, MoraBanc Andorra guard Haukur Palsson is hoping that a healthy roster leads to the defense they...
Dylan Osetkowski, Ulm: 'We deserve to be playing in the Top 16'
Dec 07, 2020
Second-year pro and 7DAYS EuroCup rookie Dylan Osetkowski has helped lead ratiopharm Ulm to the brink of the Top 16 at the same time that he and his girlfriend Annie have...
Jaka Blazic, Olimpija: 'We are on the right way'
Nov 17, 2020
Veteran guard Jaka Blazic was the driving force behind double victories last week that have put the club he grew up with, Cedevita Olimpija Ljubljana, in position to achieve...
Jamar Smith, UNICS: 'A huge honor for me'
Nov 09, 2020
The 7DAYS EuroCup's new all-time leader in three-point shots made, Jamar Smith of UNICS Kazan, is playing his best basketball ever and focused on getting his team to the Top 16.
Alan Williams, Lokomotiv: 'Every game means so much'
Nov 03, 2020
The top rebounder in the 7DAYS EuroCup - not just this season but in 2019-20, too - is Alan Williams of Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar, who talked about his success and his team's...
Amar Alibegovic, Virtus: 'This is just the beginning'
Oct 26, 2020
7DAYS EuroCup newcomer Amar Alibegovic, a member of a big basketball family, has been a key part of Virtus Segafredo Bologna being among just three teams to reach a 4-0 record...
Ian Miller: 'We are playing better'
Oct 19, 2020
Promitheas Patras guard Ian Miller, who has made a successful adjustment to playing in the 7DAYS EuroCup, scored 27 points in Round 3. Miller is this week's EuroCup interview.
Dusan Ristic, Germani Brescia: 'I chose a different path'
Oct 12, 2020
Germani Brescia center Dusan Ristic, who has been one of the most pleasant surprises in the early rounds of the young 7DAYS EuroCup season, is this week's...
Nikola Ivanovic: 'The desire to play again was huge'
Oct 05, 2020
Point guard Nikola Ivanovic, who played a starring role for Buducnost VOLI Podgorica in its season-opening home win over Germani Brescia, is the subject of this week's...
Pau Ribas, Joventut: 'I knew I would be back'
Sep 28, 2020
There are not many happier people in basketball right now than Pau Ribas, who has returned with a long contract to finish his career in the club, Joventut Badalona, where he...
Dogus Ozdemiroglu, Darussafaka: 'I hope I can retire here'
Mar 04, 2020
There is no player more identified with Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul than Dogus Ozdemiroglu, which made him the right man to interview before his team's win-or-go-home clash...
Loukas Mavrokefalidis, Promitheas: 'Everything counts now'
Feb 04, 2020
After almost two years away from European competitions, veteran center Loukas Mavrokefalidis arrived late to Promitheas Patras, but is doing his utmost to help the 7DAYS...
Klemen Prepelic, Joventut: 'Pleasure to play such a great competition'
Jan 27, 2020
After breaking two 17-year-old club records for Joventut Badalona last week, 7DAYS EuroCup leading scorer Klemen Prepelic looks forward to a rematch with Tofas Bursa that...
Interview, Milos Teodosic, Virtus: 'Too early to judge'
Jan 20, 2020
The legendary Milos Teodosic of Segafredo Virtus Bologna, the 7DAYS EuroCup Regular Season MVP, talks about his team's aspirations to do justice to a tradition of success in a...
Alex Tyus, UNICS: 'I can do a lot to help the team win'
Jan 13, 2020
UNICS Kazan big man Alex Tyus, a former EuroLeague champion and a EuroLeague All-Decade team nominee, is the subject of this week's EuroCupbasketball.com interview.
Clevin Hannah, Andorra: 'The EuroCup is high-level basketball'
Jan 06, 2020
MoraBanc Andorra playmaker Clevin Hannah was a driving force behind his team's second-place finish in Group A of the regular season. Before the Top 16 tips off, Andorra...
Sammy Mejia, Tofas: 'We can take that next step'
Dec 16, 2019
Before his team faces Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar Tuesday in a win-or-go-home situation for a spot in the Top 16, Tofas Bursa sharpshooter Sammy Mejia is the right man to hear...
Sam Dekker, Lokomotiv: 'I fully believe in our team'
Dec 10, 2019
Former 7DAYS EuroCup champion Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar has its back against the wall to survive Group B and advance to the Top 16, but high-flying forward Sam Dekker has...
Scott Bamforth: 'We are better than our record'
Nov 18, 2019
Buducnost VOLI Podgorica guard Scott Bamforth discusses his team's tough season so far and his optimism going forward in this week's EuroCupbasketball.com interview.
Mitchell Watt, Reyer: 'We are hitting our stride'
Nov 12, 2019
Umana Reyer Venice's road victory against Partizan NIS Belgrade was highlighted by center Mitchell Watt earning the Round 6 MVP honor. Here, he talks about his team's...
Luca Vitali, Brescia: 'It is great to be part of this club'
Nov 04, 2019
Germani Brescia Leonessa point guard Luca Vitali played for four EuroLeague teams between 2002 and 2011, and now has become the on-court leader for Germani Brescia Leonessa as...
Dimitris Agravanis, Promitheas Patras: 'We are in good shape'
Oct 28, 2019
After missing nearly two years with a torn ACL, Dimitris Agravanis is back in action and has been a key force in helping Promitheas Patras to a fantastic start in its first...
Darryl Monroe, Rishon: 'We just needed to find our rhythm'
Oct 21, 2019
Darryl Monroe is one of the beloved players in the history of Maccabi Rishon LeZion basketball. In this week's EuroCupbasketball.com interview, the big man and former Israeli...
Semaj Christon, Limoges: 'Play together and stay together'
Oct 14, 2019
One of the top scorers so far in the 7DAYS EuroCup, Limoges CSP guard Semaj Christon, hopes that a big Round 2 home win is a sign that his new team is coming together for the...
Josh Bostic: "Arka will be a team of warriors"
Oct 08, 2019
In a big road win to open the season, Asseco Arka Gdynia of Poland got behind its leader, Josh Bostic, who promises that he and his teammates will be warriors all season long.
Nikos Zisis, Joventut: 'I am 99.9% sure this will be my last team'
Sep 30, 2019
Few players manage to last for two full decades, but one of them is Nikos Zisis, who sees the end of his career on the horizon, but is poised to play a key role for Joventut...
Will Thomas, Valencia: 'The fans were great'
Apr 24, 2019
In his second 7DAYS EuroCup season, Will Thomas led all finalists with 17.3 points per game and a 21.3 average performance index rating to push Valencia Basket to the title...
Jaume Ponsarnau, Valencia: 'My experience as an assistant coach was invaluable'
Apr 19, 2019
Coach Jaume Ponsarnau made history by leading Valencia Basket to the 2019 7DAYS EuroCup title. In this interview, Coach Ponsarnau sums up his first season as Valencia's head...
Aito Garcia Reneses, ALBA: 'We have to stay calm'
Apr 06, 2019
In just his second season in the German capital, veteran coach Aito Garcia Reneses has ALBA Berlin playing for the 7DAYS EuroCup title that has eluded the club, but he won...
Jaume Ponsarnau, Valencia: 'We are facing a mighty opponent'
Apr 05, 2019
Jaume Ponsarnau, an assistant coach when Valencia Basket lost the 2017 7DAYS EuroCup Finals on its home floor, now heads the bench as the team tries to lift its fourth title...
Sam Van Rossom, Valencia: 'Defense will be the key for us'
Apr 04, 2019
An All-EuroCup selection for the first time in his career, Valencia Basket point guard Sam Van Rossom knows what it feels like to win the 7DAYS EuroCup – and to lose in the...
Rokas Giedraitis, ALBA: 'We want to play in the EuroLeague'
Apr 03, 2019
Fresh off receiving a first-time honor as an All-7DAYS EuroCup First Team selection, ALBA Berlin forward Rokas Giedraitis is getting ready for his first 7DAYS EuroCup Finals,...
Peyton Siva, ALBA: "This is very special"
Mar 18, 2019
After two injuries disrupted his season, point guard Peyton Siva came back to become quarterfinals MVP and now leads ALBA Berlin against MoraBanc Andorra in the semis.
Raymar Morgan, UNICS: 'We know what's at stake'
Mar 12, 2019
On his third 7DAYS EuroCup team and back from injury earlier this season, UNICS Kazan big man Raymar Morgan wants to win Game 3 on Wednesday against visiting Lokomotiv Kuban...
Miro Bilan, ASVEL: 'We are looking forward to the challenges ahead'
Mar 04, 2019
For the first time in 13 seasons, LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne will play in the quarterfinals, and veteran center Miro Bilan has been among the big reasons why.
Bojan Dubljevic, Valencia: 'I really like to play the EuroCup'
Feb 20, 2019
Valencia Basket finished the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 as the only undefeated team in the phase and thus earned home-court advantage for any and all playoff series it plays,...
Art Parakhouski, Rytas: 'We will be ready, for sure'
Feb 05, 2019
Last week's buzzer-beating hero for Rytas Vilnius, veteran center Art Parakhouski, says no motivational speeches will be needed before his team's do-or-die game against AS...
Stratos Perperoglou, Zvezda: 'Many teams can go all the way'
Jan 29, 2019
Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade still believes in the best possible outcome in the Top 16, and one of the reasons for that optimism is the play of its oldest and the most...
Jamar Smith, UNICS: 'I really want to win the EuroCup again'
Jan 22, 2019
Former 7DAYS EuroCup champion Jamar Smith is hoping to win the title again with his current team, UNICS Kazan, and his streak of 50 consecutive games with a three-pointer is a...
Elmedin Kikanovic, AS Monaco: 'This is an ambitious team'
Jan 14, 2019
It's been quite a season for AS Monaco center Elmedin Kikanovic, who has helped lead his team to an outstanding maiden season in the 7DAYS EuroCup while making history...
Andrew Albicy, MoraBanc: 'We need to play the best basketball that we can'
Jan 08, 2019
After his MVP of Top 16 Round 1 performance, point guard Andrew Albicy of MoraBanc Andorra was a natural choice as the subject of this week's interview.
Pierria Henry, UNICS: 'I've got that dogfight in me'
Dec 31, 2018
Point guard Pierria Henry does a lot of everything for UNICS Kazan, which is one reason he was chosen as the 7DAYS EuroCup Regular Season MVP. stats. But another is the...
Vladimir Stimac, Turk Telekom: 'We know what needs to be done'
Dec 18, 2018
A do-or-die showdown to reach the Top 16 looms when Vladimir Stimac of Turk Telekom returns to his hometown to play Partizan NIS Belgrade on the last night of the 7DAYS...
Javonte Green, Ulm: 'Playing the EuroCup now is a blessing for me'
Dec 10, 2018
ratiopharm Ulm's do-it-all swingman Javonte Green has taken the 7DAYS EuroCup by storm in his first season in the competition. Ulm can advance to the Top 16 if it wins its...
Oliver Stevic, Andorra: 'It is a special feeling to represent the country'
Nov 19, 2018
One of its best players until now has been center Oliver Stevic, whose third season with MoraBanc marks his seventh – with five different teams – in the EuroCup.
Mantas Kalnietis, ASVEL: 'There is no time to relax!'
Nov 12, 2018
Former EuroCup champion Mantas Kalnietis is playing some of the best basketball of his career this season, his first with DLC ASVEL Villeurbanne, which he has in first place...
Jaime Fernandez, Unicaja: 'I arrived at a big, demanding club, but I keep it cool'
Nov 05, 2018
In his first season with Unicaja Malaga, Jaime Fernandez has emerged as one of his team's most important players. After making the game-winning shot in their Game 5 road win,...
Sergey Karasev, Zenit: 'I hope we... keep improving as a team'
Oct 29, 2018
It was quite a week for Zenit St. Petersburg's star shooting guard Sergey Karasev, who returned to action in Round 4 and had a monster game to lead his team to an impressive...
Goksenin Koksal, Galatasaray: 'Galatasaray fans are really unique'
Oct 22, 2018
Goksenin Koksal started his professional career with Galatasaray Istanbul, won the 7DAYS EuroCup with the Turkish powerhouse in 2016, and has spent all but one season wearing...
Rade Zagorac, Partizan: 'Partizan is the club I have cheered for since I know myself'
Oct 15, 2018
One of the many bright young talents on the Partizan NIS Belgrade roster, Rade Zagorac had a big game in the team's opener last week to beat Zenit St. Peterburg. He spoke...
Eimantas Bendzius, Rytas: 'We joke about it and say we have 3 million coaches'
Oct 08, 2018
One of Rytas's main pillars was versatile forward Eimantas Bendzius, who led the winners in scoring with 18 points off the bench, sinking 4 triples and adding 4 rebounds in...
Mateusz Ponitka, Lokomotiv: 'There is no problem with our motivation'
Oct 01, 2018
Mateusz Ponitka, a former EuroCup Rising Star, has joined the talented roster at last year's runner-up, Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar, and their season opens in his native Poland...
Coach David Blatt, Darussafaka: 'We made a commitment to excellence from Day One'
Apr 20, 2018
Coach David Blatt made history as a coach and for his club, Darussafaka Istanbul, by leading it to 7DAYS EuroCup glory. Coach Blatt sums up a special season in this...
Scottie Wilbekin, Darussafaka: "We made history – and if it feels good!"
Apr 18, 2018
As the 7DAYS EuroCup Finals and full-season MVP, Darussafaka Istanbul guard Scottie Wilbekin dominated the 2017-18 campaign from start to finish with some of the biggest...
Stanton Kidd, Darussafaka: 'We have to win on Friday'
Apr 12, 2018
Darussafaka forward Stanton Kidd played a key role off the bench in his team's victory in Game 1 of the EuroCup Finals after which he was interviewed by EuroCupbasketball.com.
Mardy Collins, Lokomotiv: 'It is going to be a tough, physical series'
Apr 09, 2018
Two-time All-EuroCup selection Mardy Collins is determined to help Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar win the 7DAYS EuroCup crown after he was so close with Strasbourg in 2016. He...
Furkan Aldemir, Darussafaka: 'I think we can get that cup'
Apr 09, 2018
If everything breaks right for Darussafaka captain Furkan Aldemir, he will become a staple of EuroCup history over the next week. Before his team meets Lokomotiv in the...
Vladimir Lucic, Bayern: 'We have our chance'
Mar 19, 2018
Although he missed much of the season due to injury, Vladimir Lucic is an important component of FC Bayern Munich's effort to reach the 7DAYS EuroCup Finals, which begins...
Manu Markoishvili, Reggio Emilia: 'This is a great experience'
Mar 13, 2018
At age 31 and in his 16th season of professional basketball already, Manu Markoishvili is looking to put all his experience to work when Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia team hosts...
JaJuan Johnson, Darussafaka: 'Our guys are hungry'
Mar 02, 2018
Power forward JaJuan Johnson has played a major role for Darussafaka Istanbul as it won both its regular season and Top 16 groups to reach the 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals with...
Devin Booker, Bayern: 'I have dreams about us winning'
Feb 26, 2018
FC Bayern Munich has been among the best teams in the 7DAYS EuroCup over the past two seasons and a big reason why has been the play of big man Devin Booker.
Marcus Eriksson, Gran Canaria: 'This club has high ambitions'
Feb 19, 2018
Herbalife Gran Canaria is making history in the 7DAYS EuroCup with its fourth successive trip to the quarterfinals and a major reason for this season’s success is sharpshooter...
Kyle Kuric, Zenit: ‘Everything is coming together'
Feb 13, 2018
7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 MVP Kyle Kuric was a major factor in Zenit St. Petersburg advancing to the EuroCup playoffs. He talks about his season and the award in this...
Sasha Vujacic, Fiat: 'Everywhere we went, people love basketball'
Feb 05, 2018
Veteran shooter Sasha Vujacic, back to the 7DAYS EuroCup after 15 years, leads Fiat Turin against Zenit St Petersburg on Wednesday in a showdown that his team must win by 12...
Richard Hendrix, Galatasaray: ‘Positive things will happen'
Jan 29, 2018
Former EuroCup champ Richard Hendrix comes off a big game against his former team, which may be a turning point for his new one.
Frank Elegar, Lokomotiv: ‘It was like a no-brainer coming here'
Jan 22, 2018
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar center Frank Elegar is a big reason, both literally and figuratively, for his team’s perfect record and the subject of this week’s...
John Roberson, ASVEL: 'If they give me the shot, I'm taking it'
Jan 16, 2018
He has been one of the hottest players in the 2017-18 7DAYS EuroCup in recent weeks. Not many basketball experts knew ASVEL Villeurbanne playmaker John Roberson before this...
Diante Garrett, Fiat: 'Turin is a basketball city'
Jan 08, 2018
One of the heroes of Fiat Turin's Top-16 opening win was point guard Diante Garrett, who has been a team leader all season and was a natural choice for this week's...
Scottie Wilbekin, Darussafaka: 'We all enjoy it and get along great.'
Jan 02, 2018
Scottie Wilbekin was named 7DAYS EuroCup Regular Season MVP after starring as Darussafaka Istanbul started the season with six consecutive victories en route to winning their...
Amedeo Della Valle, Reggio Emilia: 'It is my moment'
Dec 25, 2017
Amedeo Della Valle leads the 7DAYS EuroCup in average performance index rating so far this season, but more importantly he has Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia on the brink of Top 16...
Eulis Baez, Gran Canaria: 'Being a team makes us strong'
Dec 19, 2017
No one knows more about Herbalife Gran Canaria's ambition than team captain Eulis Baez, who is in his sixth season there as the team fights for another trip to the Top 16.
Alex Renfroe, Galatasaray: 'We can be very dangerous'
Dec 11, 2017
As his team aims to rally from an 0-4 start in Group B, veteran guard Alex Renfroe is doing some of everything to make sure Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul has a chance to reach...
Dominique Sutton, Trento: ‘Locked in and focused'
Dec 04, 2017
With Dolomiti Energia Trento preparing for a crucial game in tight Group D, its versatile forward Dominique Sutton, who has been the team’s top player so far this season, is...
Rokas Giedraitis, Lietuvos Rytas: ‘We need to believe that we can win'
Nov 13, 2017
Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius is in good position to challenge for a Top 16 spot and one of the reasons for that has been the play of 25-year-old small forward Rokas Giedriatis.
Scottie Wilbekin, Darussafaka: 'We want to win championships'
Nov 05, 2017
Darussafaka Istanbul is one of only three undefeated teams in the EuroCup and a big reason for that has been the play of guard Scottie Wilbekin. Now in his third season with...
Raymar Morgan, Tofas Bursa
Oct 30, 2017
Despite playing in its maiden 7DAYS EuroCup campaign, Tofas Bursa is tied for first place in Group D through three games. One player at the heart of the team’s success has...
Nikola Ivanovic: 'It's a matter of pride'
Oct 24, 2017
A former two-time quarterfinalist now playing in the 7DAYS EuroCup for 12 seasons, Buducnost VOLI Podgorica has started this one like never before – with a 2-0 record. Young...
Trevor Mbakwe, FIAT Turin
Oct 16, 2017
As one of the more-experienced players on 7DAYS EuroCup debutante Fiat Turin, much is expected of Trevor Mbakwe and more than met those expectations in a Round 1 victory....
Quino Colom, UNICS: 'I am ready'
Oct 10, 2017
Quino Colom of UNICS Kazan, among the best pure point guards on the continent, is about to open his second 7DAYS EuroCup season in his home country against his younger brother...
Carlos Suarez, Unicaja Malaga
Apr 18, 2017
Carlos Suarez had to play out of position to lead Unicaja to the title. Find out who he thought of when lifting the 7DAYS EuroCup trophy!
Joan Plaza, Unicaja Malaga
Apr 12, 2017
Back in 2007, a rookie head coach named Joan Plaza was able to lead Real Madrid to the ULEB Cup title. It was the club's first continental trophy in 10 years and added new,...
Romain Sato, Valencia Basket
Apr 04, 2017
When the teams take the court for Game 3 of the 7DAYS EuroCup Finals on Wednesday, no player on either side will have the experience or perspective of Valencia Basket forward...
Jeff Brooks, Unicaja Malaga
Mar 30, 2017
Forward Jeff Brooks led Unicaja Malaga in scoring in Game 1 of the EuroCup Finals and he is likely to once again play a central role for his team when Unicaja hosts Game 2 on...
Rafa Martinez, Valencia Basket
Mar 27, 2017
Valencia sharpshooter Rafa Martinez is etching his name throughout the EuroCup record book and could become the competition's all-time leader in scoring and game played by the...
Fernando San Emeterio, Valencia Basket
Mar 21, 2017
On the eve of the do-or-die game for the last spot to the 7DAYS EuroCup Finals, Fernando San Emeterio of Valencia Basket, who was the MVP of Game 1 of the semifinals, sums up...
Yotam Halperin, Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem
Mar 13, 2017
No team has played more EuroCup seasons than Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem and no player on Jerusalem has as much experience as veteran guard Yotam Halperin, who is the subject...
Anton Gavel, FC Bayern Munich
Mar 07, 2017
One of two do-or-die Game 3s in the 7DAYS EuroCup Quarterfinals on Wednesday night is the fifth showdown of the season between FC Bayern Munich and Unicaja Malaga. Veteran...
Alexey Shved, Khimki Moscow Region
Feb 27, 2017
Few players have dominated a 7DAYS EuroCup season the way Alexey Shved did until now. In his second season with Khimki Moscow Region, Shved has been unstoppable all season...
Marko Popovic, Montakit Fuenlabrada
Feb 06, 2017
Marko Popovic of Montakit Fuenlabrada will have history in his sights Wednesday when he leads his team against Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas on the road knowing that a win...
Richard Hendrix, Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas
Jan 30, 2017
After a 0-2 start in the Top 16, Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas bounced back in style. No one in Gran Canaria knows what it is to be successful in the EuroCup better than...
David Logan, Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius
Jan 23, 2017
His 30-point performance last week vaulted David Logan into 18th place on the 7DAYS EuroCup all-time scoring list and led to a 34-point road win over Nizhny Novgorod that he...
Carlos Suarez, Unicaja Malaga
Jan 16, 2017
Unicaja Malaga has enjoyed a strong start to the Top 16 thanks in part to Carlos Suarez. The veteran power forward, who returned to the EuroCup this season after 11 years...
Matt Janning, Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar
Jan 09, 2017
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar guard Matt Janning played a key role in his team's big win at Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas last week. In this week's interview, Janning...
Amar'e Stoudemire, Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem
Jan 02, 2017
Amar’e Stoudemire first got involved with Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem when he joined the club’s new ownership group in 2013. Last summer, he took his investment to the next...
Alex Mumbru, RETAbet Bilbao Basket
Dec 12, 2016
RETAbet Bilbao Basket knows that its only sure way to the Top 16 is to upset Group B leader Khimki Moscow Region on the road this Wednesday, but 37-year-old veteran Alex...
Elmedin Kikanovic, ALBA Berlin
Dec 05, 2016
As ALBA Berlin travels for its final regular season showdown against Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius on Wednesday, the 7DAYS EuroCup's second-best scorer so far this season, forward...
Stefan Markovic, Zenit St Petersburg
Nov 29, 2016
Zenit St. Petersburg has already clinched a berth in the Top 16 and one of the reasons for that is playmaker Stefan Markovic, who regained the EuroCup career lead in assists...
Kyle Fogg, Unicaja Malaga
Nov 21, 2016
As Unicaja Malaga eyes a spot in the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16, one of the players it can thank for its success is guard Kyle Fogg, who is third in the competition in per-minute...
Drew Gordon, Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius
Nov 15, 2016
One of the players at the heart of Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius' push is power forward Drew Gordon, who leads the EuroCup in rebounding with 13 rebounds per game and is second in...
DeAndre Kane, Nizhny Novgorod
Nov 07, 2016
Nizhny Novgorod’s do-it-all swingman DeAndre Kane has been a catalyst for his team’s strong start. In this week’s EuroCupbasketball.com interview, Kane talks about what’s...
Curtis Jerrells, Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem
Oct 31, 2016
The top scorer on one of this season's only two remaining undefeated teams, Curtis Jerrells of Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem is also a reigning EuroCup champion and the subject...
Zygimantas Skucas, Lietkabelis Panevezys
Oct 24, 2016
It has taken little-known Lietkabelis Panevezys just two games to make some serious noise in the 7DAYS EuroCup, and the same can be said for power forward Zygimantas Skucas,...
Kyle Kuric, Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas
Oct 17, 2016
Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas got its 7DAYS EuroCup season started on the right foot with an opening night win last week and at the heart of it was Kyle Kuric. The star...
Mardy Collins, Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar
Oct 11, 2016
After an excellent Turkish Airlines EuroLeague campaign, Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar returns to the 7DAYS EuroCup to contend for the crown. One of its offseason signings,...
Sinan Guler, Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul
Apr 29, 2016
As he rode around Istanbul with the Eurocup trophy in his car, Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul team captain Sinan Guler recounts the joy of the final-game victory at home before...
Chuck Davis, Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul
Apr 26, 2016
Chuck Davis made history in Game 1 of the Eurocup Finals when he became the competition’s all-time No. 2 scorer. But his goals for Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul at home in...
Stephane Lasme, Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul
Apr 20, 2016
Stephane Lasme has led a group of veteran players in Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul that have helped the team get into its first Eurocup final ever. In this...
Jeremy Leloup, Strasbourg
Apr 20, 2016
Strasbourg is the first French team to reach the Eurocup Finals. Despite being eliminated from the Turkish Airlines Euroleague at the very end of the regular season,...
Ergin Ataman: Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul
Apr 19, 2016
Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul head coach Ergin Ataman seeks his third continental trophy and his team’s first in the Eurocup Finals. Ataman discussed what that would mean to...
Vincent Collet, Strasbourg
Apr 19, 2016
Simply put, Vincent Collet has been one of the best coaches in European basketball over the past decade, during which he has achieved success both in France and with the...
Mardy Collins, Strasbourg
Apr 05, 2016
Strasbourg faces its most important game ever in European competitions on Wednesday at Dolomiti Energia Trento and one of the players it will look to as it tries to become the...
Julian Wright, Dolomiti Energia Trento
Mar 29, 2016
Big man Julian Wright has been a cornerstone to Dolomiti Energia Trento's success in its maiden Eurocup campaign. Wright discusses the road to the Eurocup Semifinals and the...
Errick McCollum, Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul
Mar 21, 2016
The top-rated performer in the Eurocup this season, Errick McCollum of Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul, makes aggressiveness the theme as he leads his team in search of an...
Alex Renfroe, FC Bayern Munich
Mar 14, 2016
On the eve of the Eurocup Quarterfinals, one of the steadiest and most productive players in the competition, Alex Renfroe of FC Bayern Munich, talks about what it will take...
Kenny Gabriel, Pinar Karsiyaka Izmir
Feb 29, 2016
In his second season in Izmir, forward Kenny Gabriel has been a protagonist every step of the way as Pinar Karsiyaka reached its greatest heights ever, so he understands...
Milan Macvan, EA7 Emporio Armani Milan
Feb 23, 2016
Milan Macvan, a former Eurocup Rising Star, hopes to challenge for the title again with his fifth team in the competition, EA7 Emporio Armani Milan, which opens the...
Taylor Rochestie, Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv
Feb 08, 2016
One of Wednesday's do-or-die Eurocup clashes features Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv against Nizhny Zovgorod for a ticket to the eighthfinals. Taylor Rochestie, who joined Maccabi over...
Davide Pascolo, Dolomiti Energia Trento
Feb 01, 2016
Dolomiti Energia Trento has been one of the more pleasant surprises in the Eurocup this season and it owes some of its success to forward Davide Dada Pascolo, who has been...
Nobel Boungou-Colo, Limoges CSP
Jan 25, 2016
The big upset in the Eurocup last week saw Limoges CSP defeat previously unbeaten Valencia Basket. Limoges played perhaps its best game of the season thanks in part to a...
Antoine Diot, Valencia Basket
Jan 18, 2016
Valencia Basket is the only undefeated team in elite basketball this season with 28 consecutive wins between the Spanish League and Eurocup. Guard Antoine Diot helped to...
David Vojvoda, Szolnoki Olaj
Jan 11, 2016
Szolnoki Olaj already made Eurocup history by becoming the first Hungarian team to reach the Last 32 and then started the new stage with a home win. In this week’s interview,...
Vladimir Micov, Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul
Jan 04, 2016
One of two players left from last season at Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul, veteran swingman Vladimir Micov is not shy about stating his team’s goals – nothing less than...
Quino Colom, Unics Kazan
Dec 14, 2015
Quino Colom of Unics Kazan is a Eurocup rookie and the only player from his native Andorra playing high-level European basketball. After recording the seventh triple-double in...
Adrien Moerman, Banvit Bandirma
Dec 07, 2015
After bouncing back from a pooor start to the season to now stand on the brink of Last 32 qualification, Banvit Bandirm power forward Adrien Moerman discusses Wednesday's...
Jimmy and Billy Baron, Proximus Spirou Charleroi
Nov 30, 2015
Not many brothers have played in the Eurocup, but Jimmy and Billy Baron are not only in the competition this season, but playing for the same team, Proximus Spirou Charleroi.
Daniel Ewing, Neptunas Klaipeda
Nov 23, 2015
xxxAfter losing its first two games, Neptunas Klaipeda has evened its record at 3-3 as it hosts Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem in a pivotal game Tuesday in which its leading...
Donta Smith, Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem
Nov 16, 2015
One of the most versatile players in Eurocup history, Donta Smith of Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem, showed his credentials again this week. Smith helped Jerusalem to a 92-90...
Tadija Dragicevic, Buducnost VOLI Podgorica
Nov 09, 2015
Buducnost VOLI Podgorica is off to a good start and a big reason for that has been the play of power forward Tadija Dragicevic, who is the subject of this week's Eurocup...
Eugene Lawrence, Telekom Bonn
Nov 01, 2015
One of the pillars of Telekom Baskets Bonn's success so far has been playmaker and team captain Eugene Lawrence, who is playing some of the best basketball of his career and...
Jeff Brooks, Avtodor Saratov
Oct 26, 2015
Avtodor Saratov sent a message to the rest of the competition by downing Besiktas Sompo Japan by 24 points on the road last week. One of the heroes of that victory, forward...
Kostas Vasileiadis, PAOK Thessaloniki
Oct 19, 2015
Experienced shooting guard Kostas Vasileiadis left PAOK Thessaloniki in 2006 and is now back nearly a decade later. After his clutch free throws led to an opening night win,...
Fernando San Emeterio, Valencia Basket
Oct 12, 2015
More than seven years since he last stepped on a Eurocup court, veteran Fernando San Emeterio is eager to start a new stage in his career as a just-arrived leader for...
Eurocup MVP, Tyrese Rice, Khimki Moscow Region
May 01, 2015
Khimki Moscow Region guard Tyrese Rice and his team enjoyed hearty celebrations after winning the 2015 Eurocup. Khimki completed its sweep of Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas...
Paul Davis, Khimki Moscow Region
Apr 22, 2015
Having reached the championship game, but lost it, in his Eurocup debut four years ago, Khimki Moscow Region center Paul Davis is as motivated as any player to get another...
Walter Tavares, Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas
Apr 22, 2015
Gran Canaria has reached its first-ever Eurocup Finals after losing just one game in the entire season to advance to the title series against Khimki Moscow Region. The perfect...
Rimas Kurtinaitis, Khimki Moscow Region
Apr 18, 2015
With his eyes on a third Eurocup crown, it is safe to say that Khimki Moscow Region head coach Rimas Kurtinaitis is the most successful coach in Eurocup history. Kurtinaitis...
Aito Garcia Reneses, Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas
Apr 17, 2015
Aito Garcia Reneses is one of those coaches in Europe that need no introduction. Before he leads Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas in the Eurocup Finals, Aito spoke to...
Vladimir Dragicevic, Banvit Bandirma
Apr 06, 2015
After winning semifinals Game 1 by a single point, Banvit Bandirma will travel to challenge mighty Khimki Moscow Region in Wednesday's rematch for the right to reach the...
James White, Unics Kazan
Mar 31, 2015
With top scorer Keith Langford sidelined, Unics Kazan forward James White more than rose to the occasion with a brilliant quarterfinals game to lead his team to the...
Albert Oliver, Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas
Mar 23, 2015
Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas managed to get a double-digit lead in its series against Pinar Kasriyaka Izmir. Gran Canaria has had a dream season until now, winning all of...
Pau Ribas, Valencia Basket
Mar 16, 2015
One year after his shot won a series between them by a single point, allowing Valencia Basket to go on and take the title, two-time Eurocup winner Pau Ribas looks forward to a...
Petteri Koponen, Khimki Moscow Region
Mar 09, 2015
Khimki Moscow Region has a 30-5 record in the last two Eurocup seasons, but still that has not taken the club further than the eighthfinals. It all could change this week, as...
Mardy Collins, PGE Turow Zgorzelec
Mar 02, 2015
PGE Turow Zgorzelec used its first Turkish Airlines Euroleague experience earlier this season to regroup and do really well in the Eurocup since the start of 2015. Turow...
Antoine Diot, Strasbourg
Feb 09, 2015
A week ago, French power Strasbourg sent a message that echoed all around the Eurocup by downing Unics Kazan 60-82 on the road. Strasbourg, however, has not advanced from the...
Miro Bilan, Cedevita Zagreb
Feb 02, 2015
Two thrilling home wins that went down to the wire and a valuable road triumph have positioned Cedevita Zagreb atop Last 32 Group I with a 3-1 record. Cedevita needed overtime...
Vladimir Stimac, FC Bayern Munich
Jan 26, 2015
FC Bayern Munich has stormed into the 2014-15 Eurocup in style, winning its first three Last 32 games to get within just one more triumph of advancing early to the elimination...
Kyle Landry, Zenit St. Petersburg
Jan 19, 2015
Back-to-back wins against high-caliber opponents such as CEZ Basketball Nymburk and Strasbourg have put Zenit St. Petersburg in good position to reach the elimination rounds....
Rafa Martinez, Valencia Basket
Jan 12, 2015
Rafa Martinez of Valencia Basket a Eurocup legend. No other player has started in more Eurocup games. Not only that, he is one of the few players to win the competition twice...
Chris Lofton, Besiktas Integral Forex Istanbul
Jan 06, 2015
Besiktas Integral Forex Istanbul enters the Last 32 after an outstanding Eurocup Regular Season, in which it finished second in difficult Group D with a 7-3 record and...
Jiri Welsch, CEZ Basketball Nymburk
Dec 15, 2014
CEZ Basketball Nymburk is in its eighth Eurocup season and has the chance to return to the Last 32 by advancing from difficult Group C. Nymburk will qualify with a home win...
Giorgi Shermadini, FoxTown Cantu
Dec 08, 2014
It took FoxTown Cantu more than a month to record its first Eurocup win this season; the Italian club lost its first four games. However, since it picked up its first win,...
Mire Chatman, Ventspils
Dec 01, 2014
History was made in the Eurocup last week when Mire Chatman of Ventspils became the competition's all-time top scorer, adding another accomplishment to his personal roll of...
Omar Cook, Buducnost VOLI Podgorica
Nov 24, 2014
History was made in the Eurocup last week when playmaker Omar Cook of Buducnost VOLI Pogorica broke the competition’s assists record with 16 assists in Buducnost's 87-69 home...
Kyle Kuric, Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas
Nov 17, 2014
Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas is one of two remaining undefeated teams in the 2014-15 Eurocup at the halfway mark of the regular season. The balanced team under the...
Angelo Caloiaro, Telekom Baskets Bonn
Nov 10, 2014
Eurocup magic has taken place in Bonn, where local side Telekom Baskets Bonn has used two incredible home wins to bounce back from a 0-2 start. In a wild back-and-forth...
Vladimir Veremeenko, Banvit Bandirma
Nov 03, 2014
Eurocup history will be made in the coming weeks with a couple of records that have stood for many years about to be broken. One of them is the career rebounds record. Andre...
Gerald Lee, CSU Asesoft Ploiesti
Oct 27, 2014
CSU Asesoft Ploiesti is one of the most pleasant early-season surprises in the 2014-15 Eurocup. Asesoft opened Group E with a road win against Krasny Oktyabr Volgograd and...
Erving Walker, JDA Dijon
Oct 20, 2014
In a brilliant opening round for most French teams in the competiion, JDA Dijon stood out in its first-ever Eurocup game with a big home win against Belgian League champion...
Tyrese Rice, Khimki Moscow Region
Oct 13, 2014
The 2014-15 Eurocup will be full of stars and some of them shined in European club competitions last season. Nobody did better, however, than Khimki Moscow Region playmaker...
Justin Doellman, Valencia Basket Club
May 09, 2014
It’s been a season to remember for Valencia Basket Club forward Justin Doellman. After some ups and downs for the club early on, Valencia caught fire and marched through the...
Andrea Trinchieri, Unics Kazan
Apr 29, 2014
Unics Kazan has entered the Eurocup Finals with the best record in the competition - 20 wins in 22 games - and the best defense in Eurocup history. In fact, the 64.4 points...
Velimir Perasovic, Valencia Basket Club
Apr 28, 2014
Valencia Basket Club has stormed into its fourth Eurocup final by making all the right moves at all the right times, more often than not with the odds against it. Valencia...
Bojan Dubljevic, Valencia Basket Club
Apr 24, 2014
Valencia Basket Club has overcome many obstacles and improved throughout the season to storm into the Eurocup Finals against Unics Kazan. Valencia is heading into its fourth...
Ian Vougioukas, Unics Kazan
Apr 22, 2014
After winning the title in 2011, Unics Kazan gets ready for its second Eurocup Finals. The team has played close to perfection until now, winning 20 of its 22 games to storm...
Charles Jenkins, Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade
Apr 08, 2014
For an army of Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade fans, Charles Jenkins is a hero. Although he's a rookie in European basketball, Jenkins has been key to Zvezda's historic season,...
Taylor Rochestie, Nizhny Novgorod
Mar 31, 2014
Taylor Rochestie joined Nizhny Novgorod prior to the Eurocup Last 32. Since then the club is undefeated at home and has cleared hurdle after hurdle to reach the Eurocup...
Rafa Martinez, Valencia Basket
Mar 24, 2014
Valencia Basket is on a mission that is nothing less than to win its third Eurocup title, which would be an all-time record. Valencia struggled in both the regular season and...
Vadim Panin, Nizhny Novgorod
Mar 18, 2014
Despite being a Eurocup newcomer, Nizhny Novgorod has exceeded everyone's expectations by storming into the Eurocup quarterfinals. Nizhny has been rock-solid at home, losing...
Andrew Goudelock, Unics Kazan
Mar 10, 2014
No team won by a bigger difference in Game 1 of the eighthfinals, and by doing so 58-91 against CEZ Basketball Nymburk on the road, Unics Kazan stands closer to a...
Bradley Buckman, Besiktas Integral Forex Istanbul
Mar 03, 2014
As one of the best defensive teams in the Eurocup this season, Besiktas Integral Forex Istanbul has excelled in close games, winning six of its seven showdowns decided by 3...
Marko Marinovic, Radnicki Kragujevac
Feb 17, 2014
Few Eurocup fans had heard about Radnicki Kragujevac before the start of the 2013-14 season, but from now on, everyone will remember its great run in its debut Eurocup...
Esteban Bastista, Pinar Karsiyaka Izmir
Feb 11, 2014
After a 0-3 start, Pinar Karsiyaka Izmir faced a do-or-die game against FoxTown Cantu in Last 32 Round 4, just one week after losing to the same team by 29 points in Italy. In...
Juan Palacios, Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius
Feb 04, 2014
Palacios is Rytas's best rebounder (7.3 rpg.) to go with 14.5 points and 2.8 assists in four Last 32 games. Fully aware that the next two games – against Besiktas Integral...
Reggie Redding, Alba Berlin
Jan 28, 2014
Alba Berlin is having an outstanding Eurocup season, winning 11 of its 13 games so far and staying undefeated both at home (7-0) and in Last 32 Group N, which it leads with a...
Trent Meacham, JSF Nanterre
Jan 20, 2014
In its first-ever season in European competitions, JSF Nanterre made the most of its Turkish Airlines Euroleague season, highlighted by a road win against mighty FC Barcelona,...
Anton Gavel, Brose Baskets Bamberg
Jan 10, 2014
In his fifth season with Bamberg, guard Anton Gavel is the perfect example of Bamberg's new focus in this competition. Gavel averaged 11.6 points in 10 Euroleague games this...
Justin Doellman, Valencia Basket Club
Jan 07, 2014
By winning its last two regular season games, two-time Eurocup champion Valencia Basket survived the regular season and stormed into the Last 32. Valencia has battled injuries...
Clint Capela, Elan Chalon sur Saone
Dec 16, 2013
One of Elan Chalon-sur-Saone's pillars has been forward Clint Capela who, at age 19, is living up to his great potential. Despite stepping on court less than 20 minutes per...
Yaroslav Korolev, Spartak SPB
Dec 09, 2013
Versatile forward Yaroslav Korolev has a fascinating story. Having grown up in Costa Rica, he started to play basketball in that country. From a basketball family - his...
Vladimir Golubovic, Aykon TED Ankara Kolejliler
Dec 03, 2013
Few players have been as dominant in Eurocup history as Aykon TED Ankara Kolejliler center Vladimir Golubovic, whose team started to win games at just the right time to rejoin...
Tre Simmons, CEZ Basketball Nymburk
Nov 26, 2013
After losing three of its opening four games, CEZ Basketball Nymburk was with its back against the wall early in this 2013-14 Eurocup season. Back-to-back home wins, however,...
Rickey Paulding, EWE Baskets Oldenburg
Nov 19, 2013
EWE Baskets Oldenburg is off to its best-ever Eurocup start, having bounced back from a home loss to win its next four games and in the process handing Bilbao Basket its...
DaShaun Wood, Le Mans
Nov 11, 2013
Le Mans Sarthe Basket is in its eighth Eurocup season, but has never recorded a better start than it has this season. The French club has won three of its first four games –...
Mouphtaou Yarou, Radnicki Kragujevac
Nov 04, 2013
By downing Spartak St. Petersburg at home last week, Radnicki Kragujevac has showed its credentials as a candidate to advance from Group H of the Eurocup Regular Season....
Rolands Freimanis, Khimik Yuzhne
Oct 28, 2013
One of the most pleasant surprises in the 2013-14 Eurocup so far is Khimik Yuzhne, which is undefeated and tied for first place with PAOK Thessaloniki in Group F. Khimik...
Mikko Koivisto, Bisons Loimaa
Oct 21, 2013
One of Bisons' most well-known players is guard Mikko Koivisto, who joined the club in 2011 and helped Loimaa to become a reference in Finnish basketball. Koivisto is also a...
Chuck Eidson, Unics Kazan
Oct 14, 2013
Unics Kazan is about to start its eighth Eurocup season as one of the many candidates to go far in the competition. Unics already won the Eurocup in 2011 and subsequently...
Richard Hendrix, Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar
Apr 17, 2013
He was the last player to join PBC Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar, but his quick adjustment to the team allowed him to deliver right way. When the Eurocup Final arrived, it was...
Jimmy Baron, Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar
Apr 09, 2013
Perhaps no other Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar player knows his team's Eurocup Final opponent, Uxue Bilbao Basket, better than sharp-shooter Jimmy Baron, one of the best free...
Lamont Hamilton, Uxue Bilbao Basket
Apr 08, 2013
Very few Eurocup fans likely knew much about Lamont Hamilton when he signed for Uxue Bilbao Basket before the start of the 2012-13 season. His athleticism, effectiveness,...
Mantas Kalnietis, Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar
Mar 18, 2013
By being the only team to sweep its Eurocup Quarterfinals series, PBC Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar arrives to the semifinals with great momentum. Coach Evgeny Pashutin has turned...
Leo Lyons, BC Budivelnik Kiev
Mar 11, 2013
In a rollercoaster game, BC Budivelnik Kiev went from trailing by 11 against Spartak St. Petersburg to get the lead late in the third quarter to end up losing Game 1 of the...
Gerald Lee, KK Buducnost VOLI
Mar 04, 2013
Buducnost Voli Podgorica center Gerald Lee Jr. was born and grew up in Finland, where his father, Gerald Lee Sr., was a legend and the Finnish League’s all-time leading...
Terrell Lyday, Unics Kazan
Feb 27, 2013
Back in the Eurocup for the first time since winning the competition in 2011, Unics Kazan is living up to the expectations, winning both its regular season and Last 16 groups...
Sammy Mejia, Banvit BK Bandirma
Feb 18, 2013
By beating BC Budivelnik Kiev at home, Banvit BK Bandirma has earned itself good position to try to reach the Eurocup quarterfinals in difficult Last 16 Group I. Banvit leads...
Artur Drozdov, Budivelnik Kiev
Feb 11, 2013
By winning six of its last seven games, Budivelnik managed to finish first in its regular season group and is now in a great position to battle for a Eurocup Quarterfinals...
Kostas Vasiliadis, Uxue Bilbao Basket
Feb 01, 2013
On Tuesday night, Kostas Vasiliadis authored one of the top highlights in the 2012-13 Eurocup season. With the game on the line and Valencia leading 60-58, Vasiliadis received...
Vasily Zavourev, Spartak St. Petersburg
Jan 28, 2013
After opening Last 16 Group K with a tough home loss, Spartak St. Petersburg has managed to bounce back, winning its next two games to be in a good position to advance to the...
EJ Rowland, VEF Riga
Jan 21, 2013
The 2012-13 Eurocup Last 16 has been full of surprises until now but few people, if any, expected VEF Riga to beat Uxue Bilbao Basket by 23 points this week, 99-76. VEF had...
Nick Calathes, Lokomotiv Kuban
Jan 14, 2013
In its second Eurocup season, PBC Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar is determined to challenge for the title. Lokomotiv made it to the Eurocup quarterfinals last season, losing...
Serhiy Lishchuk, Valencia Basket
Jan 07, 2013
As the Eurocup returns for the Last 16, Valencia Basket welcomes back to its lineup one of its most experienced players, Serhiy Lishchuk. The big man missed the second half of...
Rado Rancik, CEZ Nymburk
Dec 10, 2012
It has been the most balanced group until now and anything can happen in Game 6. Group A is the only one in which both spots are still up for grabs, but if there is a team...
Donatas Zavackas, VEF Riga
Dec 07, 2012
In his fourth Eurocup season, VEF Riga forward Donatas Zavackas is a former champion who knows a thing or two about do-or-die games. That’s because he’s been in a bunch of...
Travis Diener, Banco di Sardegna Sassari
Dec 03, 2012
Despite a three-game losing streak, Eurocup newcomer Dinamo Banco di Sardegna Sassari still has all its Last 16 options intact and is making headlines in the competition....
Georgi Tsintsadze, Budivelnik Kiev
Nov 30, 2012
Back to the Eurocup after a year away, BC Budivelnik Kiev has a new roster but the same ambition to repeat its long run to the quarterfinals as it did in the 2010-11 season....
Cedomir Vitkovac, KK Buducnost Voli
Nov 26, 2012
Midway through the Eurocup Regular Season, KK Buducnost Voli seems on track to reach the Last 16. The Montenegrin champs boast a 2-1 record and play two of their remaining...
Axel Hervelle, Gescrap Bilbao Basket
Nov 16, 2012
Gescrap Bilbao Basket has shown its credentials in the 2012-13 Eurocup by downing Buducnost Voli Pogdorica and Belgacom Spirou Basket to take control of difficult Group B. No...
John Bryant, ratiopharm Ulm
Nov 12, 2012
Eurocup newcomer Ratiopharm Ulm set the bar for itself pretty high with an opening week road win at Cholet Basket. And whenever Ulm does well, you can rest assured that big...
Boni Ndong, Galatasaray Medical Park Istanbul
Nov 05, 2012
Few observers doubt that Galatasaray Medical Park Istanbul can become one of the top candidates for glory in the 2012-13 Eurocup. Galatasaray has the complete package:...
Igor Rakocevic, Crvena Zvezda Diva Belgrade
Oct 31, 2012
Near the end of the last century, Igor Rakocevic left his boyhood club, Crvena Zvezda Diva Belgrade, to set sail on what became to a storied international career highlighted...
Rimas Kurtinaitis, BC Khimki Moscow Region
May 02, 2012
It is every coach's dream to be lifted by his players at the end of a final, because that means your team has won that competition. Only one coach, however, has been hoisted...
Zoran Planinic, BC Khimki
Apr 25, 2012
At the end of a long and grueling Eurocup season, BC Khimki Moscow Region accomplished its goal and celebrated its first Eurocup championship. No one was happier than the 2012...
Stefan Markovic, Valencia Basket
Apr 12, 2012
Few young players know the Eurocup as well as Valencia Basket point guard Stefan Markovic. In his six years in the competition, Markovic has been to the semifinals with three...
Sergey Monya, BC Khimki Moscow Region
Apr 11, 2012
Sergey Monya is among BC Khimki’s most versatile and most experienced players. A veteran of multiple Euroleague Final Fours, in addition to a previous appearance in the...
Aleksandar Rasic, Lietuvos Rytas
Apr 10, 2012
Even before the Eurocup Finals this weekend, Lietuvos Rytas guard Aleksandar Rasic has packed a lot into his eight seasons as a pro. Before Lithuanian, while suiting up for...
Loukas Mavrokefalides, Spartak St. Petersburg
Apr 09, 2012
Spartak St. Petersburg reached the Eurocup Finals with the best record in the competition just one loss in 14 showdowns on the way to Khimki, Russia. One of its main pillars...
Yotam Halperin, Spartak SPB
Mar 23, 2012
By becoming the only team to win on the road in Game 1 of the Eurocup Quarterfinals, it is safe to say that Spartak St. Petersburg may be closer than anyone to the Eurocup...
Zoran Planinic, BC Khimki
Mar 19, 2012
Few Eurocup newcomers have entered the competition with more experience than Zoran Planinic of BC Khimki. A well-rounded veteran in his fourth season in Russia, Planinic had...
Jure Balazic, KRKA Novo Mesto
Feb 27, 2012
Krka Novo Mesto broke a four-game losing streak by downing Banvit 78-72 in Last 16 Week 5. That win allowed Krka to keep its slim chances alive to make it to the...
Giorgos Bogris, Aris BSA 2003
Feb 20, 2012
With a lot of new players before the start of the season, it took Aris BSA 2003 some time to get together as a team. Even with that, Aris made it to the Eurocup Last 16 and...
Jermaine Anderson, KK Buducnost Voli
Feb 13, 2012
Buducnost Voli comes off a critical home win against Banvit BK and has climbed into second place in Last 16 Group K. The Montenegrin powerhouse also managed to get the...
Nik Caner-Medley, Valencia Basket
Feb 06, 2012
The Eurocup Last 16 reached its halfway mark and Valencia Basket is one of the three undefeated teams left in this phase. Valencia stole road wins against BCM Gravelines,...
Patrick Beverley, Spartak SPB
Jan 30, 2012
It has been a great season for Russian teams in the Eurocup thus far. Spartak St. Petersburg, BC Khimki and Lokomotiv-Kuban leads their respective Last 16 groups with 2-0...
Sani Becirovic, Benetton Basket
Jan 23, 2012
A fixture on some of Europe's greatest clubs for more than a decade, Sani Becirovic has seen it all in basketball. As a teenager, he was already one of the Euroleague's top...
Ronnie Seibutis, Lietuvos Rytas
Jan 16, 2012
As one of the three undefeated teams left in the competition – not to mention being a two-time Eurocup champion –Lietuvos Rytas has proved itself to be a top candidate to...
Ali Traore, Lokomotiv Kuban
Dec 12, 2011
As expected, Lokomotiv Kuban of Russia has not been the average Eurocup newcomer. Despite an initial loss against Gran Canaria 2014, Lokomotiv has won its last three games and...
Kristaps Janicenoks, VEF Riga
Dec 05, 2011
In just three games, VEF Riga has managed to get as many wins as it did in the 2010-11 Eurocup. Its home wins against PAOK BC and Cholet Basket put the Latvian champion in a...
Lamont Mack, Lukoil Academic
Nov 28, 2011
Lukoil Academic has made a resounding return to the Eurocup after a two-year absence. The Bulgarian powerhouse leads difficult Group D thanks to back-to-back wins against...
Matt Nielsen, BC Khimki Moscow Region
Nov 18, 2011
The Eurocup celebrates its 10th anniversary and few players have been more successful than Matt Nielsen of BC Khimki.
Tomas Van den Spiegel, BC Oostende
Sep 26, 2011
A proven winner at the sport’s highest levels, Tomas Van den Spiegel knows a thing or two about peaking when it matters most.
Marko Popovic, Unics Kazan
Apr 20, 2011
Popovic also led Unics to a new Eurocup final scoring record as he simply dominated the game.
Marino Bazdaric, Cedevita Zagreb
Apr 13, 2011
Cedevita defied the odds as a Eurocup newcomer to go from the Qualifying Round to the Finals.
Stefan Markovic, Benetton Bwin
Apr 13, 2011
Few players can boast career records by age 22, but Benetton Bwin's Stefan Markovic is one of them.
Vladimir Vereemenko, Unics Kazan
Apr 12, 2011
Long viewed as a super talent, Vladimir Vereemenko of Unics showed why in the Quarterfinals.
Paul Davis, Cajasol Sevilla
Apr 12, 2011
In his first full season in Europe, Paul Davis of Cajasol has had a major impact in his team's Eurocup debut.
German Gabriel, Asefa Estudiantes
Mar 29, 2011
German Gabriel has already tasted Eurocup success with Asefa Estudiantes.
Terrell Lyday, Unics Kazan
Mar 21, 2011
Unics is back to the Eurocup Quarterfinals ready to challenge for the title yet again this season.
Damjan Rudez, Cedevita Zagreb
Feb 21, 2011
One of European basketball's biggest surprises, Cedevita, came all the way from the Eurocup qualifying rounds to find itself in the quarterfinals.
Antoine Diot, Le Mans Sarthe
Feb 14, 2011
Antoine Diot of Le Mans, is starting to fulfill his vast potential in hopes of leading his team higher and higher.
Zach Morley, Budivelnik
Feb 04, 2011
Zach Morley was virtually unknown, however after an outstanding debut, he is now on everyone’s radar.
Tadija Dragicevic, Alba Berlin
Jan 31, 2011
Dragicevic just turned 25, but already amassed 50 games in Eurocup, making him one of the youngest vets in Europe.
Miljan Pavkovic, Hemofarm Stada
Jan 24, 2011
As has been the case many times previously in the Eurocup, there is a buzz this season surrounding Hemofarm Stada.
P.J. Tucker, Aris BSA 2003
Jan 17, 2011
Despite having been under the radar for several years, P.J. Tucker has left no doubt about his potential in the Eurocup.
Fred House, BC Azovmash
Dec 20, 2010
In his eighth season of darting all over European courts, Fred House of Azovmash helps his team in every way possible.
Primoz Brezec, Krasnye Krylia
Dec 10, 2010
Primoz Brezec of Krasnye Krylia is standing unusually high above the crowd already this season.
Afik Nissim, CEZ Nymburk
Dec 03, 2010
A late addition to the roster, guard Afik Nissim has become one of Nymburk's most trusted players this season.
Vedran Vukusic, Cedevita Zagreb
Nov 29, 2010
One of Cedevita Zagreb's best players so far this season has been forward Vedran Vukusic.
Pancho Jasen, Asefa Estudiantes
Nov 22, 2010
For Pancho Jasen, Estu's first win was like a gift of which he hopes there will be many during his 10th season.
Will Solomon, Hapoel Jerusalem
Sep 28, 2010
Will Solomon returns to the team with which he was 2004 ULEB Cup champ to take on the Eurocup again.
Matt Nielsen, Eurocup Finals MVP
Apr 28, 2010
The Australian native was the only Valencia player to have previously played in and lost a Eurocup final.
Rashad Wright, Alba Berlin
Apr 15, 2010
Wright settled in with Alba, helping the team reach the Euroleague Top 16 last season and now advance to the Eurocup Finals.
Kosta Perovic, Power Electronics Valenica
Apr 15, 2010
There is no mistaking the big man in the middle when you see Power Electronics Valencia play.
Chris Warren, Bizkaia Bilbao Basket
Apr 14, 2010
A proven elite scorer, Chirs Warren came to Bilbao to be part of a winner and is now closer than ever to a European title.
Kostas Charalampidis, Panellinios BC
Apr 14, 2010
Charalampidis, an All-Eurocup Second Team selection this season, has been super productive for Panellinios BC
Andy Betts, Aris BSA 2003
Mar 26, 2010
Aris BSA 2003 center Andy Betts talks about the chances of his team to make the Eurocup Finals.
Matt Nielsen, Power Electronics Valencia
Mar 22, 2010
As Power Electronics looks ahead to its series against Aris for a ticket to the Eurocup Finals, it knows who to turn to for leadership.
Erwin Dudley, Turk Telekom
Feb 26, 2010
Telekom's signature player, power forward Erwin Dudley, had as much reason as anyone to celebrate his team's change of fortune.
Sitapha Savane, Gran Canaria 2014
Feb 12, 2010
Now in its fifth Eurocup season, Gran Canaria 2014 is in a good situation to reach the quarterfinals for the first time and to fight for a spot in the Eurocup Finals.
Julius Jenkins, Alba Berlin
Feb 04, 2010
Despite being in one of the most balanced groups in the Last 16, Alba Berlin had a convincing start with Juluis Jenkins.
Mike Taylor, Crvena Zvezda
Jan 29, 2010
If he had to choose a time to explode in his first European basketball season, Mike Taylor of Crvena Zvezda couldn't have chosen better.
Ricardo Greer, SLUC Nancy
Jan 08, 2010
One of the most versatile talents in European basketball flies below the radar a bit for not putting scoring first in his game.
Petr Benda, CEZ Nymburk
Dec 23, 2009
Now in his third season with CEZ Nymburk, Petr Benda has witnessed first-hand the glory of titles with his club and the agony of missing a spot among the best 16 teams in the...
Hasan Rizvic, BC Azovmash
Dec 17, 2009
One of the unsung stars of this Eurocup season has been center Hasan Rizvic of BC Azovmash.
Marko Banic, Bilbao Basket
Dec 11, 2009
One year after he received continental recognition as All-Eurocup selection, Bilbao Basket's Marko Banic has just entered his fifth season playing better than ever.
Marko Popovic, Unics Kazan
Nov 29, 2009
Unics Kazan opened the Eurocup season using a record-breaking total of 20 three-pointers to down Besiktas.
Edu Hdez.-Sonseca, DKV Joventut
Nov 13, 2009
Who knows better what it takes to win the Eurocup than someone who did so with two different teams?
Marijonas Petravicius, Lietuvos Rytas
Apr 15, 2009
Af the height of his career, Marius Petravicius led Lietuvos Rytas to the Eurocup title as 2008 Final Eight MVP!
Bojan Krstovic, Hemofarm Stada
Mar 30, 2009
At the Final Eight, Bojan Krstovic of Hemofarm will be counted on for his experience at the head of a young team.
Mindaugas Lukauskis, Lietuvos Rytas
Mar 24, 2009
Only one player, Mindaugas Lukauskis, remains from the L. Rytas team that lifted the ULEB Cup trophy in 2005.
Bostjan Nachbar, Dynamo Moscow
Mar 19, 2009
Bostjan Nachbar returned to Europe last Summer to pace Dynamo Moscow firmly to the Final Eight in Turin.
Kresimir Loncar, Unics Kazan
Feb 27, 2009
Kresimir Loncar of Unics is making a name as one of Europe's best power forwards in his debut Eurocup season.
Jerry Johnson, Spirou Basket
Feb 23, 2009
Halfway through the Last 16, one player having big impact is largely unknown to fans around the continent.
Jorge Garbajosa, BC Khimki
Feb 18, 2009
Jorge Garbajosa has had a career with trophies and accomplishments, and he's ready to keep doing the same.
Michael Wright, Turk Telekom
Jan 29, 2009
One game into the Last 16, Turk Telekom has taken another step toward a dream of continental success.
Arthur Lee, CEZ Nymburk
Jan 09, 2009
After making a stellar debut in the same competition last year, CEZ Nymburk has Arthur Lee by its side this year, too.
Ivan Radenovic, Panellinios BC
Jan 05, 2009
Ivan Radenovic has gone from the ULEB Cup Final with Girona to playing a major role in Panellinios in this Eurocup.
Khalid El-Amin, BC Azovmash
Dec 15, 2008
Khalid El-Amin is leading Azovmash Mariupol through the Eurocup regular season to blast into the Last 16.
Javi Salgado, Iurbentia Bilbao
Dec 05, 2008
Javi Salgado is leading newcomer Iurbentia Bilbao to an undefeated Euro debut in the Eurocup regular season.
Sandro Nicevic, Benetton Basket
Dec 01, 2008
The MVP of the Eurocup season has been around long enough and has travelled far enough to tell a big victory.
Chuck Eidson, Lietuvos Rytas
Nov 22, 2008
One of the most exciting new faces on the European basketball scene lately is Chuck Eidson of Lietuvos Rytas.
Laurent Foirest, Asvel Basket
Nov 21, 2008
He may still have a baby face, but Asvel's star Laurent Foirest, has reached age 35 as protagonist in the Eurocup.
Dejan Milojevic, Galatasaray C.C.
Nov 10, 2008
One of the top performers in Euroleague is returning to the place where his career took off to face his old club.
Timmy Bowers, Hapoel Jerusalem
Oct 31, 2008
When few players stay with one club for years, Timmy Bowers has found a home in former ULEB Cup champ Hapoel Jerusalem.
Nenad Krstic, Triumph Lyubertsy
Oct 17, 2008
Nenad Krstic and Triumph are ready for the qualification rounds to make their debut in the 2008 Eurocup.
Tariq Kirksay, Unics Kazan
Oct 10, 2008
Unics and Tariq Kirksay will have to overcome two qualifying rounds in order to be back at the top again in Eurocup.
Antonis Fotsis, Dynamo Moscow
Apr 07, 2008
When it comes to ULEB Cup results, Dynamo Moscow power forward Antonis Fotsis sets the bar high with his performances.
Tariq Kirksay, Unics Kazan
Apr 03, 2008
Unics swingman Tariq Kirksay has been the ULEB Cup's rebounds leader for the last two seasons despite his 1.98.
Cuneyt Erden, Galatasaray C.C.
Apr 01, 2008
Galatasaray is in its most successful European season and it couldn't have done it without Cuneyt Erden.
Andres Rodriguez, PGE Turow
Mar 27, 2008
In his second season with PGE Turow, Andres Rodriguez is not surprised that his team will be in the Turin Final Eight.
Corey Brewer, KK Zadar
Mar 17, 2008
In just four seasons, Zadar guard Corey Brewer has made his mark on the ULEB Cup in more than one way.
Yahor Meshcharakou, BC Azovmash
Feb 21, 2008
About to set the record most ULEB Cup appearances, Meshcharakou knows a thing or two about elimination rounds.
Andre Riddick, Spirou Charleroi
Jan 14, 2008
It'd take a wide search to find a player who can say he is all-time leader in three statistical categories.
Thomas Kelati, PGE Turow
Dec 14, 2007
PGE Turow is one of the surprises this season and one of the main reasons to its success is forward Thomas Kelati.
Kaya Peker, Besiktas Cola Turka
Dec 10, 2007
One of the best European big men of his generation, Kaya Peker, has a lot to do with the early success of Besiktas.
Kristjan Kangur, BC Kalev/Cramo
Nov 19, 2007
Of the 11 undefeated teams of the regular season, perhaps the least expected among them is BC Kalev/Cramo.
Joan Plaza, Real Madrid
Apr 08, 2007
Joan Plaza more than paid his dues before getting his chance to coach Real Madrid. Almost 30 years' worth of dues, in fact.
Aleksandar Trifunovic, Lietuvos Rytas
Apr 08, 2007
Aleksandar Trifunovic has taken the road less traveled to reach Charleroi and the ULEB Cup final as head coach of Lietuvos Rytas. Trifunovic only joined the club midseason and...
Eurelijus Zukauskas, Lietuvos Rytas
Apr 03, 2007
One of the most decorated players in Lithuanian basketball, and one of the few with both Euroleague and European Championships trophies to his name, almost didn't play...
Felipe Reyes, Real Madrid
Apr 03, 2007
He is a reigning world champion with the Spanish national team, and now, after leading Real Madrid to its second ULEB Cup Final appearance, power forward Felipe Reyes plans to...
Zoran Erceg, BC FMP
Mar 15, 2007
BC FMP has exceeded even its own expectations by reaching the ULEB Cup semifinals this season and it couldn't have done so without the outstanding play of big man Zoran Erceg.
Raul Lopez, Real Madrid
Mar 05, 2007
One of the biggest clubs in European basketball history is ready to again challenge for one of the few pieces missing in its trophy case. Real Madrid has unveiled a new-look...
Chuck Eidson, Strasbourg
Feb 19, 2007
SIG Strasbourg forward Chuck Eidson swooped up back-to-back MVP of the week awards in leading Strasbourg over Sluc Nancy in the ULEB Cup eighthfinals to become the first...
Dusan Jelic, Ventspils
Feb 08, 2007
When a pair of classic ULEB Cup teams meet with a spot in the quarterfinals on the line, Ventspils center Dusan Jelic will try to guide the Latvian champions to a big victory...
Blagota Sekulic, PAOK
Jan 15, 2007
One of the great basketball towns in Europe - Thessaloniki, Greece - is living heady days again, with PAOK qualified early for the ULEB Cup elimination rounds from difficult...
JP Batista, Lietuvos Rytas
Dec 18, 2006
In just his first season as a professional, Lietuvos Rytas forward Joao PaoloBatista has gone from being virtually unknown in European basketball to being one of the players...
Tariq Kirksay, SLUC Nancy
Dec 07, 2006
Tariq Kirksay stands only 1.98 meters, but he plays a lot bigger than that. The Sluc Nancy small forward is a big reason that his team boasts a 4-2 record and is tied for...
Jim Moran, Gran Canaria
Nov 13, 2006
One of the most unique teams on the European basketball scene, Gran Canaria of Spain, is off to a fine start in the ULEB Cup thanks in part to a great shooting night on the...
Kelly McCarty, BC Khimki
Nov 06, 2006
Few players can be said to have had such a sudden impact on the ULEB Cup as Kelly McCarty of Khimki. During the competition's second season, in 2003-04, he joined Hapoel...
Milan Gurovic, Crvena Zvezda
Mar 06, 2006
On any given night, he can be among the most dangerous players of a whole basketball generation. Milan Gurovic is Crvena Zvezda's oldest player, top scorer and top rebounder -...
Matej Mamic, Alba Berlin
Jan 31, 2006
On November 30, 2005, after chasing another rebound of thousands in his career, Alba Berlin captain Matej Mamic crashed to the floor and did not get up: he couldn't move....
Harold Mrazek, Adecco Asvel
Dec 19, 2005
As the player with the longest service at Adecco Asvel, sharpshooter Harold Mrazek knows quite well what a special season 2005-06 is for his club. Having rebounded last season...
Ivars Timermanis, Ventspils
Nov 28, 2005
If there is a ULEB Cup player who has succeededin making the transition from role player to a leader on the court, that has to be Ivars Timermanis of Ventspils, a team that...
Joe Spinks, Demon Astronauts
Nov 14, 2005
Almost since there has been a ULEB Cup, the name of Demon Astronauts forward Joe Spinks has risen to the top in almost every game he plays.
Slaven Rimac, Makedonikos
Mar 17, 2005
Makedonikos is one of the most pleasant surprises in the ULEB Cup this season and one of the main reason of its success has been the addition of experienced players. One of...
Nebojsa Joksimovic, Pivovarna Lasko
Jan 16, 2005
Whether it reaches the ULEB Cup elimination rounds on Tuesday or not, Pivovarna Lasko can walk tall. A missed free throw in one overtime loss and a unclaimed rebound in...
Todor Stoykov, Lukoil Academic
Dec 03, 2004
Lukoil Academic went from being an unknown team to making the ULEB Cup elimination rounds in its first-ever appearance in the competition last season. Once again this season,...