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dear Italian Basketball lovers, we have good news for you: something great will be on Cigarafterten.com in the upcoming days. I know you love italian basketball because you love Italy, so visit this website in the upcoming days and you will find something useful for you. Serie A, Serie A2, EuroLeague, Eurocup and now …..

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A night in Turkey: Fenerbahce – AX Milano

Until some weeks ago Italian newspapers spent their time writing about the “wonderful” AX Milano season in Italy and in Europe. No problem, till now, for AX Milano in LBA Serie A, but in the last weeks the Simone Pianigiani boys started to suffer in EuroLeague. Thu 12 Dec 19:30 cetEuroLeague – round 12FENERBAHCE –

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PalaRuffini way of life: Torino vs Lietuvos Rytas

Two weeks ago  all the Italian media wrote that Auxilium Torino had sacked coach Larry Brown and replaced him with Gianmarco Pozzecco. As the most of the news published by Italian media, this news was completely false. So, yesterday night Torino defeated Trento with coach Larry Brown sitting on Torino bench. Tue 12 Dec 20:30

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Eurohoops.net celebrates Virtus Bologna

Virtus Bologna hot Champions League start has not been hidden by european media. Last week Eurohoops.net, somehow the house organ of EuroLeague, published an interesting article, written by  John Askounis, in order to celebrate the 7-0 start of Virtus Bologna. I am very happy to see an Italian team so high in Champions League, anyway

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Girls, girls, girls: Famila Schio – Bourges

It’s a busy Thursday, you know. Italy vs Lithuania #WCQualifiers , Zalgiris Kaunas – AX Milano #EuroLeague and now …. Famila Schio – Bourges #EuroLeagueWomen . At Cigarafterten.com we don’t miss anything about Italian basketball. Thu 29 Nov 20:30 cet EuroLeague Women – round 4 SCHIO – BOURGES: live on Youtube Famila Schio (0-3) sit

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Midweek in Lithuania: Zalgiris Kaunas – AX Milano

Now AX Armani Milano does not look so strong as Italian newspapers have written until last week. The defeat suffered in Barcelona showed that Milano has some problems. The question is: can Simone Pianigiani boys get a playoff spot in EUROLEAGUE? Probably this match in Kaunas will give the answer. Thu 29 Nov 19:00 cet

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Saturday Night Fever: Eurobasket Roma vs Biella

SERIE A2 is the second-tier of the Italian league pyramid, below the first division LBA and above the third division Serie B,  The Serie A2 official website is a total chaos website, but, anyway, the league is really interesting. Sat 24 Nov 19:00 cet Serie A2 WEST – round 9 LEONIS ROMA – BIELLA: the Michele Carrea band Pallacanestro Biella

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Sunday best: Trieste vs Cantù

I really don’t understand why Legabasket chosed to have a Sunday game scheduled at 12:00 cet with Italian families more interested in Sunday lunch than in basketball games. This is something Italian basketball copied from soccer, but, italian basketball has no SERIE A games to sell to the Asian market, while italian soccer has. Sun

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No hope: Fiat Torino vs Unics Kazan

What about EUROCUP? In Group A tonight Germani Brescia Leonessa (2-6) looks to keep its Top 16 hopes intact when it faces Galatasaray Istanbul (3-4), as Eurocupbasketball.com writes, while in Group C Zenit St. Petersburg (4-3) faces Dolomiti Energia Trento (2-5). But, but …. we suggest to look at Group D as  Fiat Turin (0-7) seeks its

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Big Wednesday: AX Milano vs Kirolbet Baskonia

Two EUROLEAGUE rounds have been scheduled this week: Round 8 in Tuesday and Wednesday, while Round 9 games are in Thursday and Friday. AX Milano host Baskonia on Wednesday, then the team will fly to Barcelona. Wed 21 Nov 20:45 cet EuroLeague – round 8 MILANO – BASKONIA: Della Valle and Nedovic are out As

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