On Wednesday, Chante Black and Samsun struggled again as they faced Ceyhan Belediye and lost 69-61. Chante had 17 points and 12 rebounds in 39 minutes and Megan Frazee had 11 points and 8 rebounds. In the win, ex-Boston College player Carolyn Swords had 15 points and 11 rebounds. Here is the box score.
Shavlik Randolph and the Foshan Lions faced the Jilin Tigers and used a good fourth quarter to secure a 111-99 win. Shavlik had 33 points and 14 rebounds and Rashad McCants had 24 points and 7 rebounds. In the loss, ex-Arkansas State player Dewarick Spencer had 23 points and ex-De Paul player Samuel Hoskin had 18 points and 14 rebounds.
Shelden Williams, who appears to be staying in France for the rest of the season, and Chalon won 68-52 at Le Havre. Shelden had 10 points and 11 rebounds in 30 minutes. In the loss, ex-Texas A&M player Bernard King had 17 points and ex-App State player D.J. Thompson and ex-Auburn player Bryant Smith had 10 points each. Here is the box score.
On Thursday, Daniel Ewing and Besiktas opened up their Euroleague Top 16 round against Khimki Moscow and lost 80-75. Daniel had 15 points in 24 minutes. Patrick Christopher had 20 points and Curtis Jerrells had 12 points. In the win, ex-Michigan State player Paul Davis had 17 points and ex-NBA player Zoran Planinic had 13 points and 9 assists. Here is the box score.
Marty Pocius missed Real Madrid's game against Alba Berlin and they won 77-63. Sergio Llull had 15 points and 6 assists, Rudy Fernandez had 13 points and 7 rebounds, Nikola Mirotic had 13 points and 6 rebounds, and Jaycee Carroll had 13 points. In the loss, 2004 Toronto Raptors second round pick Albert Miralles, whose rights belong to the Milwaukee Bucks after various trades, had 14 points and ex-Ohio State player Jekel Foster had 10 points. Here is the box score.
On Friday, Karima Christmas and Maccabi Ramat Hen lost 71-54 to Maccabi Ashdod. Karima had 16 points and 10 rebounds in 36 minutes and Jenna Smith had 14 points. In the win, ex-Texas A&M player Danielle Adams had 23 points and 6 rebounds and ex-JC player Ashley Shields had 16 points and 7 rebounds.
Shavlik Randolph and the Foshan Lions face Liaoning and lost 124-103. Shavlik continued to put up great numbers with 33 points and 9 rebounds and Rashad McCants had 25 points and 7 assists. In the win, ex-Florida State player Alexander Johnson had 16 points and 6 rebounds and Shavlik's teammate from last season, ex-Cal State Fullerton player Josh Akognon had 13 points.
Shelden Williams and Chalon had a quick turnaround before the All-Star Break and dropped a tough one against Strasbourg after a poor fourth quarter. Shelden had 11 points and 6 rebounds in 27 minutes and Blake Schilb had 18 points. In the win, ex-Northwestern player John Shurna had 19 points and 6 rebounds and ex-NBA player Alexis Ajinca had 17 points. Here is the box score.
On Saturday, Krystal Thomas and the Jiangsu Phoenix lost 78-64 to the Shanghai Octopus after a poor final quarter. Krystal had 10 points and 11 rebounds. In the win, ex-UNC player Camille Little had 27 points and 14 rebounds. Here is the box score.
Chante Black and Samsun continued to face tough times as they lost 85-64 to Istanbul University. Chante had 13 points and 14 rebounds after playing all 40 minutes and Megan Frazee had 24 points and 13 rebounds. In the win, ex-Ohio State player Jessica Davenport had 18 points and ex-WNBA player Irina Osipova had 12 points and 7 rebounds. Here is the box score.
On Sunday, Shavlik Randolph and the Foshan Lions faced the Beijing Ducks and lost 108-92. Shavlik had 25 points and 12 rebounds and Rashad McCants had 18 points and 6 assists. Stephon Marbury had 27 points and 6 rebounds in the win and ex-Kentucky player Randolph Morris had 23 points and 9 rebounds.
Daniel Ewing and Besiktas returned to domestic league play with a 73-62 win over Erdemir. Daniel had 10 points in 21 minutes. Here is the box score.
Jon Scheyer and Gran Canaria beat Joventut Badalona 80-50. Jon had 2 points and 5 assists in 18 minutes off the bench. Spencer Nelson had 14 points, Ryan Toolson and Brad Newley had 12 points each, and Eulis Baez had 10 points and 6 rebounds. In the loss, ex-Villanova player Corey Fisher had 15 points and Golden State Warriors second round pick Ognjen Kuzmic had 11 points and 8 rebounds. Here is the box score.
Marty Pocius missed another game as Real Madrid suffered their first loss in the Spanish League in a wild 96-89 game against heated rivals FC Barcelona. Rudy Fernandez had 18 points, Sergio Rodriguez had 17 points, Nikola Mirotic had 12 points, and Jaycee Carroll had 11 points. In the win, ex-NBA player Juan Carlos Navarro had 33 points and 6 rebounds after an incredible shooting performance and ex-Cincinnati player Pete Mickeal added 15 points. Here is the box score.
On Tuesday, Krystal Thomas and the Jiangsu Phoenix faced a tough test against the Shanxi Flame, but rallied late to seal an impressive 80-78 win. Krystal had 19 points and 12 rebounds. In the loss, Maya Moore continued to put up big numbers with 45 points and 10 rebounds. Here is the box score.
Shavlik Randolph and the Foshan Lions played the Tianjin Lions and lost 111-103. Shavlik had 25 points and 16 rebounds and Rashad McCants had 14 points and 7 rebounds. In the win, ex-Florida player Donnell Harvey had 20 points and 21 rebounds, ex-Rutgers player Hamady N'Diaye had 16 points and 17 rebounds, and ex-DII player Sam Daghles had 11 points and 15 rebounds.
With the new Euroleague Top 16 format, the break was shorter than usual before the next round started. In the other Thursday Group E game, Unicaja Malaga of Spain edged past Brose of Germany 85-82. In the win, ex-UConn player Marcus Williams had 19 points and ex-DIII player Andy Panko had 16 points and 7 rebounds while in the loss, ex-Clemson player Sharrod Ford had 16 points and 6 rebounds and ex-NBA player Bostjan Nachbar had 10 points. The other two games in the group were on Friday, including Quin Snyder and CSKA Moscow beating Anadolu Efes of Turkey 90-71. In the win, ex-NBA player Nenad Krstic and ex-Arkansas player Sonny Weems had 22 points each and ex-Temple player Dionte Christmas and ex-NBA player Viktor Khryapa had 11 points each while ex-UCLA player Jordan Farmar had 24 points and 6 assists in the loss. The final game saw Panathinaikos of Greece narrowly survive Zalgiris Kaunas of Lithuania 67-66. Ex-UCLA player Jason Kapono made his debut with 16 points, ex-Miami of Ohio player Michael Bramos had 15 points, and ex-UMass player Stephane Lasme had 14 points in the win while ex-Niagara player Tremmell Darden had 12 points in the loss.
In Group F, Spain's Caja Laboral beat defending champions Olympiakos of Greece 82-74. In the win, ex-NBA player Maciej Lampe had 25 points, ex-Alaska player Brad Oleson had 15 points, and ex-NBA player Andres Nocioni had 11 points and 6 rebounds. In the loss, ex-NBA player Vassilis Spanoulis had 18 points, New York Knicks second round pick Kostas Papanikolaou, who was later traded to the Portland Trailblazers, had 10 points and 6 rebounds, and 2007 San Antonio Spurs second round pick Giorgos Printezis, who was also involved in the summer trade to the Portland Trailblazers, had 10 points. Italy's Montepaschi Siena beat Maccabi Tel Aviv of Israel 79-69. In the win, ex-Texas A&M player Tomas Ress had 18 points, ex-Cal State Fullerton player Bobby Brown had 16 points and 7 assists, ex-Indiana State player David Moss had 13 points and 6 rebounds, and ex-Northeastern player Matthew Janning had 10 points. In the loss, ex-Duquesne player Shawn James had 18 points and 6 rebounds, 2006 Orlando Magic second round pick Lior Eliyahu, whose rights were just traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves this summer, had 13 points and 7 rebounds, ex-UNC Greensboro player Ricky Hickman had 12 points and 8 rebounds, and ex-DII player David Logan had 11 points. In the group's lone Friday game, FC Barcelona pounded Fenerbahce Ulker 100-78. In the win, ex-Texas high schooler Marcelo Huertas had 14 points and 6 assists, ex-NBA player Juan Carlos Navarro had 14 points, 2008 Utah Jazz second round pick Ante Tomic had 12 points and 11 rebounds, ex-Michigan State player Erazem Lorbek, who was drafted in the second round in 2005 by the Indiana Pacers before a 2011 trade to the San Antonio Spurs, had 12 points and 6 rebounds, ex-Cincinnati player Pete Mickeal had 12 points, and ex-NBA player Nate Jawai had 10 points. In the loss, 2011 Miami Heat second round pick Bojan Bogdanovic, who was traded twice on draft day to end up with the Brooklyn Nets, had 19 points, ex-Xavier player Romain Sato had 15 points, and ex-Arizona State player Mike Batiste had 13 points.