Category: European Competitions

Champions League

Champions League: Obasohan scores 19, Nymburk beats Tofas (VIDEO)

Retin Obasohan scores 19 and Nymburk beats Tofas after OT (93-96). For his second game with Nymburk, Retin Obasohan started the game from the bench but came in with 5 minutes left in the first quarter. But the Belgian Lion distinguished himself when it matters most: he scored 9 points in the 4th quarter and…

Champions League

Oostende beats the Champions League winner ! (VIDEO)

Oostende beats the Champions League winner at home Tuesday night (99-98). After a fast start, Oostende was only down by 2 at the end of the first quarter (24-26). In the second quarter, Olivier Troisfontaines scored 11 points and Oostende was only down by 1 at halftime (52-53). Returning from the locker room, Dario Gjergja‘s…

Belgian Players AbroadEuropean Competitions

Matt Lojeski leads AEK Athens to third win (VIDEO)

Matt Lojeski leads AEK Athens to third win with a clutch performance. After losing in the final of the Champions League Final Four earlier this year, Athens was undefeated in the Greek championship and in BCL since the start of the season. Yesterday, one man kept the streak going: Matt Lojeski. Down 5 with 3…

Belgian Players AbroadEuroLeague

Euroleague: Sam Van Rossom leads Valencia to another win

Sam Van Rossom leads Valencia to another win. This is the fourth win of the season for Valencia in Euroleague. This friday Valencia defeated Milan (86-81). With 21 points, 2 rebounds and 2 assists, Sam Van Rossom finishes as the top scorer of the game ! The Belgian was clutch, at 80-79 with a minute…


Euroleague: First win for Asvel and Ismael Bako (VIDEO)

Asvel defeated Baskonia yesterday to picks up his first win of the season in Euroleague (86-88). The French team only played 4 games in Euroleague this season because some players tested positive for COVID-19 a couple of weeks ago. After the losses against Zalgiris, Milano and Valencia, it is the first win of the season…

European Competitions

Victor Wembanyama shows up in Eurocup (VIDEO)

Victor Wembanyama scored his first points in Eurocup, yesterday against Cedevita Olimpija (with Rion Brown, former Brussels’s player). In 17 minutes, he recorded 5 points, 6 rebounds, 4 blocks and 2 assists. Victor Wembanyama (16 yo, 2m20), is considered as the best prospect in Europe. The young frenchman already played in Eurocup with Nanterre 92…

European Competitions

Darüssafaka beats Oostende in Champions League (VIDEO)

First game of the season in Champions League and first loss for Dario Gjergja’s team against Darüssafaka (79-74). Without Simon Buysse and Haris Bratanovic, both injured, Oostende started the game well (6-12 after 5′). But Darüssafaka ended the first quarter strongly (20-18 after 10′). The team from Istanbul was still in front at half-time (39-33)….

European Competitions

A tale of two halves for the Antwerp Giants

In their second match-up of the EuroCup the Antwerp Giants showed two faces in their game against Morabanc Andorra. In the opening half – albeit after a slow opening 2 minutes – the Giants stepped to the forefront with strong play by Dudzinski and an excellent entrance by youngster Bleijenbergh to close the little gap…

Belgian Players AbroadEuropean Competitions

No Champions League title for Lojeski and AEK

In the bubble in Athens the home-team AEK was unable to get the Champions League title as they dropped it 85-74 against San Pablo Burgos. AEK got off to an excellent start though and ran out to a 10 point lead at the end of the opening quarter (14-24) before the high-powered offense from Burgos…

Belgian Players AbroadEuropean Competitions

Hans Vanwijn and Dijon capture third place in the 2019-’20 Champions League

Dijon – with Hans Vanwijn in the starting line-up – dominated the game throughout the opening three quarters in their match-up against Casademont Zaragoza and held on in the fourth quarter to capture the third place in the 2019-’20 Champions League with the 70-65 final score. Vanwijn played a game-high 35 minutes and recorded 11…