Found September 13, 2013 on
In case you didn't know, EuroBasket 2013 is in full effect out in Slovenia and has already given basketball fans some fantastic games, insane highlights and upsets.
From Germany upsetting the heavily favored French team to Slovenia handing the surprising Italian team their first loss, EuroBasket 2013 has been one great tournament and a solid avenue to catch pro-basketball before the 2013-14 NBA season kicks off in a few weeks.
Check out the top-5 plays from the second round of EuroBasket including Grizzlies' Marc Gasol slamming it down to Spurs' Marco Belinelli getting rejected.
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Marc Gasol is expecting Dave Joerger to quicken the pace of the Memphis Grizzlies' offense in the upcoming season, and the two have spoken about a more up-tempo style.
"Coach Joerger has been there for six years," Gasol said. "He knows us pretty well. He knows how we play. He knows us personally, how we like to play basketball. He, of course, wants to push the...
Marco Belinelli will be one of the new faces on the San Antonio Spurs team this season.
Just a couple of days ago, Manu Ginobili gave us a glimpse that he and Belinelli will be neighbors this year in the locker room.
Dai @marcobelinelli, qualifica e vieni. Ti aspettiamo! Portami dei tortellini! ;-) http://t.co/6nKYSwAeBC
— Manu Ginobili (@manuginobili...
Marc Gasol had 32 points and 10 rebounds, but Italy beat two-time defending champion Spain 86-81 in overtime at the European basketball championship on Monday.
Italy overcame a 15-point deficit to earn the win, after Luigi Datome made a layup at the buzzer in regulation to force overtime.
Also, Croatia knocked out Greece with a 92-88 victory in double OT.
The loss meant little...
If you as me. this was long overdue.
Los Angeles Lakers center Pau Gasol, had this unsightly beard/neck beard thing going on for nine years, and according to a story via Slam Online, he had to shave it after losing a bet to his brother for a good cause.
This summer, Pau and Marc Gasol hosted their first annual Healthy Competition with their organization. The brothers’ Gasol...
Pau Gasol is a man of his word. The Lakers forward shaved his beard for the first time in nine years Thursday after losing a bet, regarding The Gasol Foundation, to brother, Marc Gasol.
Coming into Thursday's opening game of the second round between Italy and Slovenia, the Italians had yet to taste defeat at Eurobasket after going 5-0 in the first round.
Thursday however, Italy would meet the losing side after playing a close match to the end against Slovenia, but a second quarter where they were outscored 27-18 would eventually be too much for Italy to...
Beards are the new black.
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Brian Wilson's and Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden's beards are so popular that each has its own respective fan-run Twitter account, collectively totaling 32,137 followers. Heck, even the Red Sox are offering promotions for showing off your beard.
Given the current state of beard-sanity, it only made sense...
Beards are the new black.
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Brian Wilson‘s and Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden‘s beards are so popular that each has it’s own respective fan-run Twitter account, collectively totaling 32,137 followers. Heck, even the Red Sox are offering promotions for showing off your beard. Given the current state of beard-sanity, it only made sense,...