Did Ataman Cross the Line & What Partizan are Missing



BasketNews’ Donatas Urbonas & Rytis Vysniauskas discussed if it was fair to throw Ergin Ataman out of the game again, a few missing pieces for Partizan to win the EuroCup title, and much more.

 

Topics:

  • Intro about Palau’s magic (00:00);
  • Was it fair to throw out Ergin Ataman (2:50);
  • One thing to improve for incredible Jokubaitis (13:12);
  • How to change Efes season (20:40);
  • When you’re sleeping on Rodriguez & Delaney (27:17);
  • A future decision for Dante Exum (32:13);
  • Unfair Real & the next needed upgrade (38:18);
  • The main title challengers for Partizan (42:27);
  • Much needed changes for Partizan to win the EuroCup (50:13);
  • Buducnost surprising the EuroCup (59:30);
  • Can Hezonja lead the EuroLeague powerhouse? (1:03:25);
  • The most anticipated games of the week (1:06:50).

Gazprom’s Involvement in Zenit Project & UNICS Rise to EuroLeague Elite



In the brand new episode of Full Court, Orazio Cauchi and his guest Dmitry Planidin focus on Russian basketball: CSKA Moscow's issues so far, UNICS Kazan's impressive campaign, Zenit Sankt-Peterburg's quick rise to the elite of EuroLeague, and Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar's ambitions.

Topics:

  • Intro (00:00);
  • CSKA Moscow struggles with injuries and lack of true point guard (1:46);
  • First time for CSKA to not have a full roster starting the season (6:00);
  • UNICS Kazan among the best surprises of the Euroleague season (8:58);
  • John Brown's amazing season (14:05);
  • Jordan Loyd and his leadership for Zenit (16:08);
  • Zenit's project for a new arena and Gazprom's involvement (21:38);
  • Lokomotiv Kuban's decision to part ways with coach Pashutin (25:01).

Jokic-Gobert Debate & Why OLY is Final 4 Bound (URBONUS Special)



BasketNews’ Donatas Urbonas & Rytis Vysniauskas discussed the EuroLeague greats, upcoming coaching changes, and 8 additions for Top 8 teams on their first Urbonus Q&A session.

Topics:

  • Intro (00:00);
  • Best All-Time EuroLeague American (4:20);
  • Rytis & Donatas put their EuroLeague starting 5 (8:55);
  • Nikola Jokic-Rudy Gobert debate (17:18);
  • Why Olympiacos is Final 4 bound (25:20);
  • 8 additions for Top 8 teams (30:02);
  • Top 5 EuroLeague coaches (43:26);
  • Coaching change predictions (50:20);
  • 5 things to make EuroLeague more exciting (53:05);
  • EuroLeague project in London made in Vilnius (56:30);
  • Zalgiris rebuild plan (59:12);
  • Most favourite current & All-Time EuroLeague player (1:05:25);
  • Fuck, Marry, Kill game debate (1:10:41);
  • Russian TV reporter impersonation (1:13:05);

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Martyna Motum Opens Up About Interviewing Mike James (The Whos of BasketNews podcast)



A new BasketNews’ podcast series featuring the voices and faces of our channel. The Whos of Basketnews debuts with perhaps the loudest voice on our platform - AndOne host Martyna Motum! 

Topics:

  • Intro (0:00);
  • The first Zalgiris TV host (3:30);
  • First interview back with Mike James  (6:12);
  • Ranking all EuroLeague work trips so far (9:58);
  • AndOne’s best & most surprising guests (12:57);
  • New challenges that excite (15:09);
  • Women in sports broadcasting (18:42);
  • A game of 'Would You Rather' (22:22).

Can Efes Repeat Their Success & Fener Bounce Back? (Full Court podcast)



In the brand new episode of Full Court, Orazio talks with Turkish journalist and TV host Deniz Aksoy. The two chat about Fenerbahce’s issues and their ability to bounce back from the latest injuries, Efes’ chances to reach the Final Four, what changes EuroLeague need to make in order to grow, and the best wishes for 2022.

Topics:

  • Intro (00:00);
  • What’s wrong with Fenerbahce? (1:27);
  • Can Anadolu Efes repeat last season success? (8:07);
  • Sertac Sanli left a hole in Efes (13:20);
  • What changes EuroLeague need to go through to become a better competition (17:40);
  • EuroLeague teams need to be more open-minded (22:40);
  • Deniz’s biggest basketball wish for 2022 (25:03);

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