What’s next for Kokoskov & Fener, surprising reunion in Moscow and painful changes in Milan



URBONUS podcast is back with BasketNews’ Donatas Urbonas and Orazio Cauchi debating topics, including Igor Kokoskov and Fenerbahce on track to part ways, Alexey Shved returning to CSKA Moscow, and Milano Armani making big roster changes.
 
Topics:
  • introduction (0:00);
  • Igor Kokoskov on track to become a part of the Dallas Mavericks coaching staff (2:03);
  • would Sasha Djordjevic be the right leader of Fenerbahce? (13:20);
  • Alexey Shved’s return to CSKA Moscow (17:12);
  • CSKA on the market for another player (23:45);
  • Milano Armani being active this offseason (25:50);
  • Nicolo Melli replacing Zach LeDay (33:20);
  • Have Armani gotten better with the new changes? (36:15).

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EuroLeague Free Agency winners, losers, and remaining question marks



BasketNews insider Donatas Urbonas and TV3 sports commentator Rytis Vyšniauskas debate the biggest winners and losers of the EuroLeague offseason.

The guys also discuss the biggest question marks EuroLeague clubs are facing as they prepare for the next season.

Topics:

  • Intro about a new podcast (00:00);
  • The most significant victory of the EuroLeague offseason (5:50);
  • The main concerns regarding Fenerbahce summer decisions (18:30);
  • Real Madrid moves which you will love (28:17);
  • exciting summer for Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv (37:43);
  • nasty Shved signing and one crucial move left for CSKA (44:00);
  • why Sarunas Jasikevicius will be happy about this free agency (58:12);
  • disappointing presence of a newly promoted team in the EuroLeague (1:02:32);
  • UNICS Kazan going away from what helped them win the EuroCup (1:03:15);
  • fun fact about Baldwin and why Bayern need to remember famous Sam Hinkie’s quote (1:07:55);
  • Panathinaikos missing their identity (1:14:20);
  • too expensive targets for Zalgiris Kaunas (1:18:04).

 


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What’s behind Obradovic project and the offer which saved Micic in Efes



In the latest Urbonus podcast BasketNews' Donatas Urbonas and Orazio Cauchi discuss two of the biggest stories in European basketball this offseason: Partizan Belgrade big moves with Zeljko Obradovic and Vasilije Micic signing a new deal in Istanbul.

Topics:

  • Zeljko Obradovic’s return to Partizan (5:00);
  • is politics behind Partizan’s cash flow? (10:37);
  • possible Ekpe Udoh and Obradovic reunion? (20:21);
  • what about Serbians in Partizan (25:30);
  • a dangerous new format of EuroCup (30:00);
  • how Vasilije Micic turned down CSKA’s offer and stayed with Anadolu Efes (33:59);
  • Micic’s NBA options (41:34);
  • surprising Sanli move and possible newcomer (46:45).

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Domantas Sabonis talks about family behind his success and exciting Pacers hire



In an opening Urbonus podcast episode Donatas Urbonas talks to two-time NBA All Star, Indiana Pacers and Lithuania National team center Domantas Sabonis.

Topics:

  • Intro and the most important game for The Big Boy Sabas (00:00);
  • Sabonis family behind Domas success (3:50);
  • How Gonzaga had to keep Domas out of the gym (7:43);
  • Crazy series of events on the NBA Draft day (10:25);
  • Westbrook vs. Durant and the loudest game of his career (12:45);
  • Uncertainty over the NBA career and crucial summer decision (13:50);
  • Excitement over Rick Carlisle hire in all Sabonis family (17:30);
  • What it takes to stop Luka Doncic (19:35).

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