Can PAO Upset Olympiacos & Why Delaney Wants to Leave Europe



Are we watching the final season of Malcolm Delaney in Europe? How Olympiacos and Panathinaikos are preparing for the Greek derby in EuroLeague? How important was Moustapha Fall's contract extension for Olympiacos? These are some of the questions that Orazio and Giorgos tried to answer in the latest episode of Full Court podcast.

Topics:

 

  • Intro (00:00);
  • Is this the last season in Europe for Malcolm Delaney? (1:23);
  • Do the players need more rest between the seasons? (6:50);
  • What's the situation in Olympiacos before the Greek Derby? (10:01);
  • The contract extension of Moustapha Fall and the negotiations with Tyler Dorsey (17:20);
  • How can Panathinaikos save this season? (22:58);
  • Which teams are gonna get the last two EuroLeague playoff spots? (27:36).

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EuroLeague Without Russia & the Future of Daniel Hackett



This time Full Court focus on the decision made by EuroLeague to suspend the Russian teams and the future of the competition. Orazio talked with Simone Mazzola of Backdoor Podcast about the recent events of European basketball, the issues with the schedule, what might come next for Milan's team, and the future of Daniel Hackett.

Topics:

 

  • Intro (00:00);
  • EuroLeague's decision to suspend Russian teams (1:35);
  • How to fix the financial situation in EuroLeague? (5:05);
  • Coaches complaining about the schedule (8:45);
  • Could a better offense transform Milan into a title contender? (12:41);
  • Which role does Milan need to improve for the next season (16:28);
  • Daniel Hackett's potential return to Italy (19:01).

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The Future of Goran Dragic & Buyout Market for Europe



NBA time for Full Court! Orazio discussed with Michael Scotto of Hoopshype the major trades that involved International players at the deadline and the future of some buyout candidates, including Goran Dragic and Kevin Pangos.

Topics:

 

  • Intro (00:00);
  • Did the Kings make the right move by getting Domantas Sabonis? (1:55);
  • The end of Kristaps Porzingis' tenure in Dallas (6:21);
  • Where Goran Dragic might end up? (12:27);
  • Buyout market: Can Juancho Hernangomez and Kevin Pangos find their way back to Europe? (16:54).

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How Partizan Could Improve & Crvena Zvezda's Playoff Ambitions



In the brand new episode of Full Court, Orazio and his guest Edin Memic, focus on Balkan basketball. Crvena Zvezda playoff ambitions and their emphasis on local players, the ways for Partizan Belgrade to improve, and the arrival of Tristan Vukcevic.

Topics:

  • Intro (00:00);
  • Crvena Zvezda's playoff ambitions in the EuroLeague (1:21);
  • Local players getting lots of minutes for Zvezda (13:03);
  • What are the ways for Partizan to improve (18:37);
  • How Tristan Vukcevic fits inside coach Obradovic's plan (28:22);
  • Is Buducnost a potential dark horse for the EuroCup title (35:00).

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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).