Euroleague Basketball and its 60 member clubs are dedicating this week's games in both the Turkish Airlines Euroleague and the Eurocup to support the efforts of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to help vulnerable migrants. At all 30 games in both competitions throughout Europe this week, fans will be shown messages of support for the Red Cross and Red Crescent campaign called #ProtectHumanity. The #ProtectHumanity campaign seeks to meet the humanitarian needs of migrants, protect them, prevent loss of life, and respect their dignity in any place, under any circumstances.
15 YEARS YOUNG: 2002
Only once in 57 years of crowning European club champions did a visiting team lift the trophy by winning a single-game final on the home court of the other finalist. That feat, accomplished by Panathinaikos Athens in 2002, was made even more remarkable by the quality of the opponents the Greens had to overcome.
BLOG: PIETRO ARADORI
One of the best scorers in the Eurocup, Pietro Aradori of Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia is back to blog for Eurocupbasketball.com. A regular member of the Italian national team and a TV series addict, Aradori hopes to take Reggio Emilia deep in the competition - and speak his mind along the way in his Eurocup blog!
Tweet of the Week
European basketball is with you Kyle #WeAreWithYou.
Post of the Week
LJayson Granger & Alex Tyus of Anadolu Efes Spor Kulübü are ready to play "Who said Newcomer". Who is going to be the winner? Find out now!