INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: The week started off with the International Women’s Day, with several players going to social media to celebrate achievements of women and raise awareness about women’s equality.
— Dogus Balbay (@Dogusbalbay) March 8, 2021
— Mario Hezonja (@mariohezonja) March 8, 2021
Feliz #DiaimternacionalDeLamujer! Agradecido por todas las mujeres que han sido tan importantes en mi vida
— Edy Tavares (@waltertavares22) March 8, 2021
El presente y el futuro es vuestro. Feliz día de la mujer. 8 de marzo pic.twitter.com/fBmAO58KT2
— Sergio Rodriguez (@SergioRodriguez) March 8, 2021
Equality above all else
— Turkish Airlines EuroLeague (@EuroLeague) March 8, 2021
LIFE SKILLS: The second episode of One Team’s Life Skills with Kyle Hines focused on communication. If you missed it, check it out.
— Olympiacos B.C. (@olympiacosbc) March 9, 2021
GASOL AT PALAU: Pau Gasol first had a medical this past week, then joined the team for a practice session at Palau Blaugrana, as he continues to get ready for his return.
— Pau Gasol (@paugasol) March 8, 2021
Primer sessió de treball individual de @paugasol al Palau
— Barça Basket (@FCBbasket) March 8, 2021
DOG PROBLEM: If Mike James ever needs someone to help him open the door, his dog can do it for him.
— Mike James (@TheNatural_05) March 12, 2021
EUROLEAGUE TRAVELS: On a train ride to Madrid for El Clasico, Brandon Davies and Leandro Bolmaro set up a gaming station.
— Barça Basket (@FCBbasket) March 10, 2021
HOMECOMING: Milan center Kyle Hines got a warm welcome for his return to Moscow to play CSKA, his former team where he spent 7 years, helped it win two EuroLeague titles and was only the second foreign team captain in club’s celebrated history.
Thank you @cskabasket
Mr. Vatutin and Mr. Ivanov for present me with a special Matryoshka.
It was great to come back “home” to Moscow to see so many friends and family.
I appreciate all your well wishes and kind words.
Огромное спасибо ❤️ pic.twitter.com/Je4l6qMthl
— Kyle Hines (@SirHines) March 12, 2021
HAPPY B-DAY, MALCOLM: Injury did not prevent Malcolm Delaney to enjoy a birthday cake and get his teammates sing him a birthday song after their big win in Moscow a day earlier.
CATCHING UP: Bayern’s Jalen Reynolds and Baskonia’s Achille Polonara, teammates at the Italian side Reggio Emilia four years ago, used a chance ahead of their Friday clash to catch up. Also, Efes center Tibor Pleiss and Zalgiris coach Martin Schiller, who were together at the German national team, had a chat in Istanbul.
Talking about that and ? pic.twitter.com/aiSSiTG0V6
— BC Zalgiris Kaunas (@bczalgiris) March 12, 2021
CAPTURE THIS: Kyle Hines stops Joel Bolomboy’s dunk.
WINNERS’ CORNER: Barcelona is the first team to qualify for the playoffs, and Milan is the next closes to do it after its win in Moscow. Meanwhile, Baskonia and Valencia made a playoff race a lot more tighter.
— Gigi Datome (@GigiDatome) March 11, 2021
— Jordan Loyd (@mrjloyd) March 11, 2021
— Dinos Mitoglou (@D_Mitoglou) March 11, 2021
— ALBA BERLIN (@albaberlin) March 11, 2021
Gran victoria equipo!
— Pau Gasol (@paugasol) March 11, 2021
— Brandon Davies (@Brandon_Davies0) March 11, 2021
— Achille Polonara (@ilpupazzo33) March 12, 2021