The last time Real Madrid made a Euroleague Final Four, Maccabi stomped on them 82-63 in Barcelona to advance to the 2011 Finals. Two years later, Real Madrid is the first Euroleague team to ensure their place in the Euroleague’s final weekend.
This year it will be in London. The team Madrid swept to get there?
Last week, Where Are They Now? covered the players whose potential was once untapped as McDonald’s All-Americans. With an abundance of talent that took part in such a game, it’s only fair that we expand our search to other great McDonald’s All-American Game alumni.
So Where Are They Now?
BEIJING – All is back to normal in Chinese professional basketball.
Yi Jianlian is a champion again, yet he can’t get a sniff from the NBA – even after dominating throughout the season for the Guangdong Southern Tigers, who won the CBA championship by sweeping all three playoff rounds.
Could Yi, who can now safely be called an NBA washout, be a replacement piece that could help one of several injury-riddled NBA teams in the playoffs?
The answer that Yi’s camp has been getting is a consistent ‘No.’
In the latest installment of “Catch a Rising Star,” Boston Celtics president Dany Ainge traveled to Greece to get a first-hand look at Giannis Adetokunbo, the 6-foot-10 point guard who is moving up draft boards by leaps and bounds.
Aingle was in the house — and got heckled by Lakers fans — as Adetokunbo scored 19 points and grabbed 9 rebounds and two steals in the championship round of the Greek A2 league.