Of the 20 European cities that have been home to 57 continental champions over the years, the third-smallest - with a population of just 140,000 - is Limoges, France. When it comes to basketball devotion, however, size does not matter in the case of Limoges CSP, whose basketball story started nearly a century ago and whose president Frederic Forte is proud to be a part of it. The most special memory for Limoges - club and city - is the 1993 Euroleague title, marking the only time a French club has been king of the continent.
FOCUS ON CINCIARINI
Whenever EA7 Milan guard Andrea Cinciarini walks on the basketball court, he carries with him the memory of a Euroleague legend. When Cinciarini turned pro at age 17, he became teammates with Alphonso Ford, the top most prolific per-game scorer in the Euroleague this century and the man whose name goes on the trophy given to the competition's top scorer each season.
BLOG: KYRYLO FESENKO
In his latest Euroleague blog post, Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar big man Kyrylo Fesenko looks ahead to Thursday's showdown for first place against FC Barcelona Lassa. Among other things, he and his teammates go into the game thankful that Lokomotiv is already ticketed for the Top 16 and for the nice weather they have found in Krasnodar so far this season.
Tweet of the Week
I came all the way to Haifa just for this.
Post of the Week
Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem 82 – 78 AEK Athens: Great play as Yotam Halperin steals the ball and Earl Rowland finishes with the dunk for Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem’s victory #Round9.