Ten reasons – out of many – to love the new EuroLeague season!

11/Oct/18 09:45 October 11, 2018

Aris Barkas

11/Oct/18 09:45


Five months without the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague were too many. As Europe’s premier basketball league returns to action, Eurohoops picks out some of the reasons the EuroLeague rightly fascinates us, causes us to dream with anticipation.

By Nikos Varlas/ varlas@eurohoops.net

From May 20, when Real Madrid was more than deservedly crowned European champion in Belgrade for the 10th time in club history, until Thursday evening when the curtain on the new season will be raised in the Russian capital with CSKA Moscow hosting FC Barcelona Lassa, almost five months have gone by. Five months without basketball… That’s enough! The EuroLeague is finally getting underway, one more thrilling season is upon us and basketball fans can’t wait to… take the plunge into an “orange sea of basketball,” with nonstop action at the highest level!

Here are 10 of the main reasons why we can hardly wait for the first jump-ball of the competition and why we’re going to love the EuroLeague season that is about to begin. Though, in reality, there are plenty more reasons.