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Oleson reaches Euroleague final four, but Barcelona loses

Brad Oleson’s quest for a Euroleague championship was dashed in today’s semifinals, with Barcelona losing 100-62 to Spanish rival Real Madrid. The North Pole native scored eight points on 3-of-6 shooting. He also collected three assists, grabbed two rebounds and blocked a shot. The 6-foot-3 starting guard played 29 minutes. Oleson, of UAF fame, was… Read more »

Griffin in Hungarian League Finals (Basketball)

After coming up short in her quest to win a championship in college and the WNBA, Kelsey Griffin of Eagle River is closing in on her prize in the Hungarian League. The 6-foot-2 starting forward and her top-ranked professional women’s team MiZo Pecs moved into the Finals against the second-ranked team MKB Euroleasing. Game 1… Read more »

Oleson ready for playoff push (Basketball)

For one of the few times in his basketball career Brad Oleson of North Pole isn’t the main option. With Spanish champion Caja Laboral, he’s just one of many weapons. And he’s just fine with that. Oleson, 27, doesn’t get caught up with points, rebounds and assists; instead focusing on blocked shots, steals and dunks…. Read more »

Alaskans sparkle in playoffs (Basketball)

Anchorage’s Doron Perkins showed off his impeccable playmaking skills on the Euroleague’s biggest stage, dishing off a career-high 9 assists today to help Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv beat Lottomatica Roma 99-58 in Top 16 group play. The 6-foot-2 starting point guard also had 9 points, 7 rebounds and 3 steals in 27 minutes. He was… Read more »

The best bargain in the Euroleague (Basketball)

Doron Perkins might just be the biggest bargain in the Euroleague. Just ask Israeli power Maccabi Tel Aviv. The 27-year-old Anchorage guard has turned into the one of the team’s biggest dividends despite being one of its lowest paid players. The Jerusalem Post has the story. “Maccabi has had its fair share of steals over… Read more »

Oleson wins Euroleague opener (Basketball)

The only thing better than helping his Spanish club Caja Laboral win its Euroleague opener was the fact that he beat another Alaska player in the process. North Pole’s Brad Oleson earned bragging rights over Anchorage’s Doron Perkins when reigning Spanish champion Caja Laboral pounded Perkins and Israeli power Maccabi Tel Aviv 94-78 today. Both… Read more »

Langdon primed for Euro title run (Basketball)

If it’s May then it must mean Anchorage’s Trajan Langdon is close to a Euroleague title. For the sixth time in his eight seasons in the overseas equivalent of the NBA, Langdon is in Paris for the Euroleague Final Four. The 33-year-old veteran guard, a two-time champion with his Russian pro team CSKA Moscow, hits… Read more »