By Antonis Stroggylakis

When the Greek national team won the EuroBasket 1987, its accomplishment gave birth to a "basketball renaissance" in the country that also bred a generation of young people who simply couldn't help but feel a special connection with the sport. One of those kids was yours truly, and this relationship went from "devouring" every piece of basketball information provided by magazines and anxiously waiting for NBA coverage on television, to experiencing hoops from a journalist's point of view. Now the action for me happens on all things European basketball, especially EuroLeague. Yes, that's where Luka Doncic was bouncing a ball, apparently behind closed doors, before coming to the NBA.

Euro Shooters for NBA Teams to Shop This Offseason

Ryan Broekhoff and, most recently, Dairis Bertans are two players that cashed in on phenomenal shooting sprees in Europe by signing the first NBA contracts of their career. Two seasons ago, Darius Miller also saw a fine EuroLeague run pay off when the New Orleans Pelicans called him back to their team. The NBA will…


Stashed San Antonio Spurs Showing EuroLeague Game

Let’s take a look at some of the performances by two (plus one) Draft-and-stash EuroLeague players in this round’s action and one lap before the end of the competition’s regular season. While two of them suffered a defeat that could bring their team’s campaign to an end, the other helped prevent his squad from falling…


Cory Higgins Can be Europe’s Top NBA Sleeper

When the name CSKA Moscow is discussed, usually the first players that came to mind were Nando De Colo or Sergio Rodriguez. Probably three-time EuroLeague champion Kyle Hines, as well. Before the beginning of the 2018-2019 season, few would consider Cory Higgins an equal variable in CSKA’s equation. He has been flying mostly under the…


Marcus Eriksson Could Be Atlanta Hawks’ Next Shooter

Atlanta Hawks stashed wing Marcus Eriksson led Gran Canaria to quite possibly the biggest triumph in the team’s maiden EuroLeague campaign. More importantly, his shooting virtues were on full display. It took just 17:24 minutes for Eriksson to score 24 points in what was a blowout win against Olympiacos Piraeus. The Swedish swingman shot six-out-of-ten…