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3×3 European Championships

Germany, May 2, 2014: FIBA Europe announced on Friday, the qualifier groups for the inaugural 3×3 European Championships which are set to take place in Bucharest, Romania from 5-7 September. The three qualifiers will take place at Lake Balaton in Zanka, Hungary from 12-13 July; Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam, Netherlands on 19

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3×3 EuroTour Gearing Up For Summer

Germany, Apr 29, 2014: The club season is drawing to an end, signaling the beginning of summer, and of course, another year of the 3×3 EuroTour (#3x3EuroTour). This year the tour will be stopping by a number of the same venues as last year, as well as picking up some new hotspots along

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Dynamo Moscow Crowned Champions

Kursk, Mar 28, 2014: Turning Point: Jelena Milovanovic provided the assist for Shay Doron on a three-point play to put Dynamo Kursk in front 49-48 with 4:52 to play in the third. Milovanovic then picked up the next four points including a three, stirring a 27-7 run that had the Kursk faithful

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Moscow To Face Kursk In EuroCup Final

Germany, Mar 6, 2014: March Defending champions Dynamo Moscow will face fellow Russian side and 2012 champions Dynamo Kursk in the final of EuroCup Women 2014. On Thursday, Moscow overturned a six-point first-leg deficit (83-89) with an 86-66 triumph over visiting Villeneuve D’Ascq in the teams‘ semi-final return leg, winning 169-155 on

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Bucharest Confirmed To Host 3×3

Munich-Germany, Feb 25, 2014: FIBA Europe announced on Tuesday that the inaugural 3×3 European Championships will be hosted by Bucharest, the city dubbed by Sports Illustrated as “the unlikely mecca of 3×3.” The decision was arrived on by the FIBA Europe Executive Committee during a meeting in Munich on 25 February. Set

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Sancho Lyttle Is 2013 Women’s Player of the Year

Munich, Feb 07, 2014: Sancho Lyttle has been voted as the 2013 FIBA Europe Women’s Player of the Year, completing a double for Spanish women’s basketball in the 2013 FIBA Europe Player of the Year awards. Following on from the announcement of Astou Ndour as the 2013 FIBA Europe Young Women’s Player

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Saric Is 2013 Young Men’s Player of the Year

Munich, Feb 06, 2014: After being runner-up in 2012, Dario Saric has claimed the top accolade in 2013 by being named the FIBA Europe Young Player of the Year 2013. Saric won the award ahead of Turkey’s Kenan Sipahi and Greece’s Giannis Antetokounmpo. It marks a constant rise for the Croatian wunderkind who

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Ndour Is 2013 Young Women’s Player of the Year

Munich, Feb 06, 2014: Astou Ndour has become the second Spanish woman in history to be named as the FIBA Europe Young Women’s Player of the Year. Following on from Alba Torrens in 2009, Ndour has taken out the 2013 edition of the award, beating out Valeriane Ayayi of France and Artemis Spanou

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Europe Claims Three World Cup Wildcards

Munich, Feb 1, 2014: FIBA Europe was proud to learn on Saturday, that three of the four wildcards given out to the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup presented by BEKO have been given to European teams. Finland, Turkey and Greece are the fortunate European recipients, with FIBA Americas’ member Brazil claiming the

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FIBA Europe Announces Women’s Ambassadors

Munich, Jan 29, 2014: As part of their continued commitment to women’s basketball in Europe, FIBA Europe is in the process of introducing women’s basketball ambassadors, who will formally begin their roles at the EuroLeague Women Final Eight in Ekaterinburg. The ambassadors, who are all notable former international players, will become spokespersons