Alec Peters started his debut EuroLeague season averaging 6.8 points and 2.8 rebounds in CSKA’s six first matches. In the latest “Focus on”video, he talked about his adjustment to life in Moscow and the differences between European and American basketball.
On his decision to join the Russians he said: “I knew some of the American guys here. Obviously I knew the success the club has each year”.
Games against the Memphis Grizzlies are always tough, grit-and-grind slugfests that leave both teams beaten up, and Monday night was no exception. Joe Ingles caught an elbow from Grizzlies guard MarShon Brooks late in the fourth quarter, cutting the Jazzman above the left eye. Blood ran down Ingles’ face and he had to leave the game to be stitched up.
Nov 12, 2018 | by Holly MacKenzie, The New Orleans Advocate
Prior to the Pelicans taking on the league-leading Toronto Raptors on Monday night, Toronto coach Nick Nurse had high praise for New Orleans.
“They’re an offensive juggernaut,” he said. “They’re trying to hit you quick, with everything that they do. If you think you’re going to ease into possessions defensively… they’re going to score on you.”
After 11 years in the NBA, Ramon Sessions continues his career in Europe with Israeli powerhouse Maccabi Tel Aviv. As he said, he couldn’t think of a better opportunity of a club to make his debut outside the NBA.
“Maccabi fans: I’m Ramon Sessions. Eleven years in the NBA. First time overseas and I wouldn’t have a better chance to play with a better ...
Sammy Kass shouts, “That’s me!” as he spots a welcome sign on the Brooklyn Nets big screen with his picture. It was the beginning of an unforgettable night.
Sammy is a six-year-old pediatric liver transplant survivor. October is Liver Awareness month and DeMarre Carroll took the initiative to invite Sammy, his sister, and his mother Dara, who was also his organ donor, to his first ...