Three our players represented Czech Republic on the first European Games in Baku. Kamil Svrdlik, Jan Tomanec and Roman Zachrla were members of Czech basketball 3x3 team. Event in Baku was another big step of basketball 3x3 to Olympic games and Czech players helped the new basketball discipline to fascinate IOC observers thanks their attractive game.
Czech team lost on the start game with home Azerbaijan with naturalized American player. Czech guys had to win another two games because of the pest starting position to play-off. They won games against Andorra and Switzerland and went to play-off from the second position.
Czechs faced in the eight-final European champions from Romania leaded by 3x3 basketball legend Angel Santana. It was really thriller game, which Czech team decided in overtime and gain quarter-final ticket. Best scorer of this match was Jan Tomanec with 10 points.
But in the second play-off round waited team of Russia. Czech team fought despite big deficit from the first minutes. There was big chance to beat favored team, when Czechs cut Russian leading, but one tactical failure gave Russia new energy and they ended the game before time limit by scoring 21 points. Czech leaders were Zachrla with 8 points and Tomanec with 7 points.
Tomanec and Zachrla were best Czech scorers on the tournament. Svrdlik fought in the paint, what was his excellent role in successful Czech team. Czechs showed, if they will more practice and play games in 3x3 basketball, the big medal might not be only dream. More
Tomas Satoransky will play his first Finals on Spanish Endesa League. The Czech point guard was one of FC Barcelona's key players during whole semifinal series against Unicaja Malaga. Barcelona was very close to Final after two home victories, but then lost both games in Malaga, and the semifinale series had to be decided in the game No. 5, which Barcelona won by 3 points. Satoransky retained his high standard of his performance during all five games and was voted to the best five of Endesa League 14/15 Semifinal! More
Lukas Palyza completed his first season in abroad. Palyza was the first player, who went directly from Czech League to German Beko BBL and confirmed reputation of scorer in Media Bayreuth's jersey. He ended the season with averages 6,06 points per game and 1,84 rebounds per game. Especially the end of season was for Palyza's individual statistics successful – he scored four times double-figures in last five games. He played the best game of this season in April 6th. Palyza scored against TBB Trier 21 points and booked validity 23. More
The first Euroleague season for Tomas Satoransky is over. FC Barcelona lost the quarterfinal series with Olympiacos Pireus 1:3, when Olympiacos won three games in the row. „The key game for this series was the second match in Barcelona. We played our worst game o whole quarterfinal and Olympiacos stolen us advantage,“ said Satoransky after last Euroleague game of his first Euroleague season.
David Jelinek is back in Turkey! Czech guard changed Krasnie Krilya Samara for Usak Sportlif. Jelinek ended in the Russian club like their third best scorer, when he booked average 11 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists in 12 games. Turkey is for Jelinek new challenge now. Usak is playing the second season of TBL and is currently on the 12th position with the same record like a team on the 8th position. Jelinek can play with Usak the second phase of EuroChallange too. David Jelinek have already played in Turkey, when he spent the first half of season 2012/13 in Olin Edirne team. More
Pavel Puprla took his place in the ideal roster of 7th Endesa League Round “Mejor Quinteto”. Pumprla played a great game and led his Rio Natura Monbus to the victory against Fuenlabrada. The Czech guard collected his season best 17 points and validity 23. Pumprla added to his Saturday's performance 3 REB, 3 F+, 3 ST and 1 AS and was chosen with together with Macej Lampe, Jonas Maciulis, Mindaugas Kuzminskas and Thomas Heurtel to the Top 5 players of the last Endesa League Round. More
It was really special night for Michael Fusek. Slovakian center booked his first Eurocup points in career. The game against SLUC Nancy was for player of Proximus Spirou Charleroi the third Eurocup game, which he in current season played. 19 years old player spent on court only 57 seconds, but it was enough for scoring his first two points.
Home team Charleroi lost the game, but Michael Fusek will remember this night for all his career. More
It was really successful end of last week for Tomas Satoransky. Our point guard helped FC Barcelona to win both tough away games – on Friday Euroleague game at Fenerbahce Istanbul (80:78) and on Sunday at Tenerife (80:66).
Satoransky collected in the Euroleague game 4 PTS, 4 REB and 4 F+ = VAL 14 and like a bounes was signed under two actions of last Euroleague Top 10:
Action No. 8: alley-up for his teammate A. Abrines
Action No. 4: the best block of the 4th Euroleague Round
FC Barcelona played another away game in only three days after tough game in Istanbul and Satoransky helped his team to gain second win in three days with 9 points.
Simon Pursl enjoyed the official presentation CAI Zaragoza players during the first game of current Endesa League season. The introduce of players was spectacular. Zaragoza showed photos of all players directly on the home court. Pursl went from the tunnel like last introduced player together with two others Zaragoza's future stars.
The first round of current season Spanish Endesa League was a milestone for Ondrej Balvin. Czech center played the 75th game in the ACB League. He joined to ACB family on May 15th, 2011, when he spent his first three minutes on court against Valladolid. The czech big man celebrated his important game by 2 points on Saturday in the match versus Tenerife.
His best performance in Endesa League still remains the game from February 2013 vs. CAI Zaragaza, when he collected 12 points, 8 rebounds and 3 blocks (Validity 27). We hope, you overcome 100 ACB games this season, Ondrej. More
Patrik Auda played his first official game after returning from overseas. Czech power forward started the 1st round game of Polish Tauron Liga in Polfarmex Kutno's starting line-up and scored in his European premiere after five and half years 6 points and added 5 rebounds. Unfortunately the newcomer of Tauron Liga lost his first game vs. Rosa Radom.
Auda played last game in European competition on 30th of March 2008. He scored then in the jersey of Brno 8 points in Czech Mattoni NBL. More
He dominated in the bronze-medal series in three offensive stats. More
Jaromir Bohacik from Ariete Prostejov and Vojtech Hruban from CEZ Basketball Nymburk are All-Star Team members of the current Mattoni NBL season. More
Simon Pursl, this time player of CAI Zaragoza, was invited to „Basketball Without Borders“, global basketball development and community relations outreach program of FIBA and NBA... More
Jan Tomanec started the swedish part of his career in great fashion. He helped Norrkoping Dolphins to a win in the first round against Nassjo recording 21 points. The Czech center played in the starting line-up and was the best scorer of his team. Tomanec, who is playing with his typical number 13 on his jersey, played very well already in warm-up games. For example, he led his new team against Uppsala with 22 points and 5 rebounds. He scored against Solna 11 points. More
Tomas (Cajasol Sevilla) won this prestigious sports award for the first time in his career. On the second place was Petr Benda (CEZ Nymburk) and on the third was Pavel Pumprla (Blusens Obradoiro). More
David began the season in Olin Edirne in the Turkish TBL League. In 15 games he averaged 12.5 ppg, 2.5 rebounds and 2.7 assists. David will arrive in Caja Laboral in time to help his new team in a treble – the Copa Del Rey, the Spanish Euroleague and and the Euroleague. More
Our client Petr Bohacik scored 20 points, added 8 rebounds and had 5 F+. Zbynek Pospisil had a big night with 21 points, 6 rebounds (4 offensive rebounds). More
Thomas De Thaey had decided to end his career at NC State University, which plays in the top NCAA conference (ACC) and returned to Europe. This leader of the youth national teams of Belgium plays the PF position. He is a very physical player with good athleticism and shooting from the middle and long distances. More
Both teams finished at the second position in Their groups. Tomas Satoransky and Ondrej Balvin will play against Lokomotiv Kuban, Spartak SPB and Stelmet Ziel.Gora. Our clients from the Nymburk, Vojtech Hruban, Lukas Palyza and Pavel Houska will play the next round against two Spanish ACB teams (Bilbao Basket, Valencia Basket) and VEF Riga from Latvia More
ČEZ Basketball Nymburk defeated the Lithuanian team Rudupis Prienai. Excellent performances on behalf of two PPGroup players. Vojtech Hruban played another excellent game in Eurocup, in 33 minutes he scored 20 points. He added 2 steals and had 3 F+. Lukas Palyza had a good game and added 2 points. More
Vojtech Hruban shined in the second match of regular season on Eurocup. Against Hapoel Jerusalem in his home court the Czech player made 7 of 9 shots, scored 19 points and helped to gain a big victory for Nymburk. It´s worth to pay attention to him according official website of Eurocup, because the 23 years old forward is included on the list of Eurocup top 10 newcomers to watch. More
David Jelinek was the best scorer his team Olin Edirne in all three games of Turkish cup. He scored 20 points against Fenerbahce, versus Galatasaray recorded 12 points and 5 rebounds and he contributed 19 points in the only win match over Erdemir.
Ondrej Kohout a Jaromír Bahačík were the leaders of Their club BK Prostějov in the Mattoni NBL pre season games against Tuři Svitavy (Kohout 16 points, Bohačík 12points) and BK Opava (Kohout 12 points, Bohačík 16points). More
Pavel Pumprla signed with the Spanish club Obradoiro in the Endesa liga. In last three seasons Pavel played in the Eurocup, VTB league, Adriatic League, Euroleague Qualification and the Czech Mattoni NBL. He was the leader in every competition level and now he will take his talent one of the most prestigious leagues in Europe. More
David Jelinek, transferred after five years in Joventut Badalona and will go to Olin Edirne in Turkey. After he signed, the fans of Olin Edirne started the "Jelinekmania." David goes to Olin Edirne, as on of the key players and his role will be to evolve into the leader in the newly built team. In the upcoming season, David will play against top players like David Hawkins, Romain Sato, Taqan Dean, or Sasa Vujacic! More
Ondrej Balvin was the right leader of the Czech national team and led his team to advance to A Division. He was the best blocker in the tournament (2.7bpg) and second best in rebounds (11.9rpg). More
David Jelinek will play for the Dallas Mavericks at the NBA Summer League 2012 More
Tomas Satoransky was selected 32 in the 2012 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards. Tomas is the 4th Czech player to be selected to the NBA in the draft process and we congratulate him on this excellent achievement! More