Episodes
URBONUS' Donatas Urbonas, Augustas Suliauskas, and Rytis Vysniauskas express their astonishment at the Play-In outcome, and also reveal their selections for the All-EuroLeague teams and individual awards. Topics: Shocker of the year? (0:00); Play-In final prediction (13:28); Who’s better: Wade Baldwin or Kendrick Nunn? (21:05); All-EuroLeague 1st Team (25:45); 2nd Team pick that changed Augis’ selection (38:50); The tricky part with Mike James’ MVP award (56:45); Fenerbahce’s mascot &...
Published 04/17/24
Join URBONUS hosts Donatas Urbonas, Augustas Suliauskas & Gytis Blazevicius as they discuss the latest EuroLeague regular season action, including Olympiacos’ rise, Ergin Ataman’s Coach of the Year candidacy, conspiracy over the Crvena Zvezda loss, Play-In favorites, and the possibility of Josh Nebo teaming up with Luka Doncic and Slovenia. Topics: Tough decisions ahead for Olympiacos (0:00); First look at Fener vs. Monaco & Olympiacos vs. Barca (11:10); Play-In predictions...
Published 04/13/24
Published 04/13/24
Nigel Hayes-Davis breaks down his record-breaking 50-point EuroLeague game on the URBONUS podcast with hosts Donatas Urbonas & Errick McCollum. He reveals numerous crazy details about the record-breaking night, weighs in on the value of Europe’s 50 points in the NBA, and reflects on his revival from a 2021-22 season in Barcelona, where he averaged 4.2 points per game. Topics: Hayes-Davis’ 50-point game anecdotes (0:00); Nigel thinks he could easily have scored 60 (19:58); How much would...
Published 04/04/24
URBONUS’ Donatas Urbonas, Rytis Vysniauskas, and Augustas Suliauskas address questions from European basketball fans in a Q&A session, covering topics such as Nigel Hayes-Davis’ 50-point performance, the most awkward interviews, speculation surrounding Shane Larkin’s  move to Fenerbahce, discussions on the perceived ‘hate’ for Panathinaikos, the anticipated future of the top 4 EuroLeague free agents, and Kevin Porter Jr.’s decision to sign with PAOK. BN+ Topics: Why Kevin Porter Jr....
Published 04/02/24
URBONUS’ Donatas Urbonas, Gytis Blazevicius & Augustas Suliauskas dive into the shocking fourth quarter of the Partizan vs. Olympiacos game, explore the rumors of Keenan Evans joining Olympiacos, comment Zalgiris’ statement victory over Milan, and make bold predictions for the Play-In. Partners: – Get an additional -10% discount for all hosting plans: https://www.hostg.xyz/SHEdJ. Free domain as well as free AI Website Builder is included. Start building your dream business...
Published 03/29/24
URBONUS’ Donatas Urbonas, Augustas Suliauskas & Gytis Blazevicius delve into the reasons behind Panathinaikos’ record, Fenerbahce’s potential to win the EuroLeague, regrets for playoff teams, and criticism of the Paris 2024 Olympics format.   Topics: Ataman’s trick & crazy facts behind PAO record (0:00); Can Fener win it all? (13:20); Biggest EuroLeague playoff regrets (27:25); Paris 2024 draw & the biggest Olympics’ problem (42:53); Three EuroCup players who will...
Published 03/25/24
URBONUS’ Donatas Urbonas, Augustas Suliauskas, and Gytis Blazevicius delve into the vital matchups shaping the EuroLeague playoffs, analyze the top 3 best & worst in-season signings, check on EuroLeague players potentially signing in the NBA, and assess Vasilije Micic’s NBA future. Partners: – Get an additional -10% discount for all hosting plans by clicking HERE. Free domain as well as free AI Website Builder is included. Start building your dream business now! – SKSTORE - one of the...
Published 03/18/24
URBONUS’ Rytis Vysniauskas & Augustas Suliauskas react to Olympiacos - Panathinaikos derby in the EuroLeague and answer your questions. Those include EL MVP race, best Balkan players to beat USA, Mike James or Evan Fournier for Olympiacos, and would Jokic, Luka, or KD make ALBA Berlin a Final Four contender. BN+ Topics: Reacting to Olympiacos - Panathinaikos; Ricky Rubio is ballin’; Mike James or Evan Fournier in Olympiacos?; EuroLeague MVP Race: Our Picks For Top 5; Are 24 teams too much...
Published 03/15/24
URBONUS’ Donatas Urbonas & Errick McCollum sit down with Mike James to discuss his all-time record night, break down his next contract, share insights on his place in the GOAT conversation, and predict who will be the EuroLeague’s face in five years. Topics: Top highlights & lowlights of Mike James’ record night (0:00); Where Mike ranks himself in the GOAT conversation (14:09); Ranking Top 4 EuroLeague title contenders (23:41); The next Mike James’ career destination (32:02); Who will...
Published 03/12/24
URBONUS’ Donatas Urbonas, Augustas Suliauskas, and Gytis Blazevicius discuss Andrea Trinchieri’s Olympiacos title prediction, highlight the top three EuroLeague playoff teams to watch, and respond to Gilbert Arenas’ wild take on removing Europeans from the NBA. Partners: – Get an additional -10% discount for all hosting plans by clicking HERE. Free domain as well as free AI Website Builder is included. Start building your dream business now! – SKSTORE - one of the biggest basketball stores...
Published 03/05/24
URBONUS’ Donatas Urbonas, Augustas Suliauskas, and Rytis Vysniauskas discuss EuroLeague wins for Partizan & Panathinaikos, share insights on potential replacements for Zeljko Obradovic in Belgrade, and explore whether EuroLeague should pause the game to honor Mike James in a Q&A session. BN+ Topics: Who would replace Zeljko Obradovic in Partizan?; Is Panathinaikos sending a statement to Real Madrid?; Should EuroLeague pause the game to honor Mike James; Do we have the worst referees...
Published 03/01/24
URBONUS’ host Donatas Urbonas is joined by Errick McCollum & Codi Miller-McIntyre, who explains the differences in getting a triple-double in Europe versus the NBA, reveals why he turned down Panathinaikos for Partizan, and opens up about nearly hanging up his jersey before signing with Baskonia. Topics: Rejecting Panathinaikos offer for Partizan (0:00); How Codi Miller-McIntyre almost retired (8:44); Why a triple-double in Europe is much harder than in the NBA (23:54); The most clutch...
Published 02/28/24
URBONUS’ Donatas Urbonas, Rytis Vysniauskas, and Gytis Blazevicius exclude Team USA from the FIBA window ranking Top 5 and discuss how the perfect EuroLeague All-Star weekend could surpass the NBA’s. SKSTORE - one of the biggest basketball stores in Europe. Shop online, sign up to the Partners Club Loyalty program and get 5% discount off your first order. Check it out at: https://skstore.eu/ Topics: Gytis vs. PJ Dozier on NBA 2k (0:00); Who’s at fault for crappy NBA All-Star Game? (4:22); How...
Published 02/21/24
URBONUS co-hosts Augustas Suliauskas, Rytis Vysniauskas & Gytis Blazevicius discuss the controversial ending of Crvena Zvezda - Zalgiris game, Red Star fans throwing objects on the court, pick dirtiest EuroLeague players & answer other fun Q&A questions. BN+ Topics: Is Keenan Evans a Top 3 guard already?; Dirtiest EuroLeague players; Basketball memories that made us fall in love with the game; Players we have a soft spot for; Which Serbian club deserves to stay in EuroLeague...
Published 02/12/24
URBONUS’ Rytis Vysniauskas and Augustas Suliauskas discuss various EuroLeague topics: whether or not PAO are one of the two best teams in the EuroLeague right now, talks about problems with the refereeing, ranks Top 10 centers, while also remembering an amazing career of Marc Gasol. Topics: Are Panathinaikos a Top 2 team? (0:00); Can Zalgiris create a miracle? (14:42); The problem with EuroLeague referees & rules (25:29); Best moment of Marc Gasol’s career (37:35); If we were Anadolu...
Published 02/05/24
URBONUS host Donatas Urbonas, alongside elite BCL scorers Errick McCollum & Marcus Foster, reacts to Luka Doncic’s 73-point game, predicts potential 50-point EuroLeague scorers, forms the USA’s ‘Revenge Team,’ shares impressions of consecutive Red Star win over Partizan, and names the top 4 teams to win the BCL this season. Topics: Errick goes hard at Hawks for letting Luka score 73 (0:00); Why 73-point game will never happen in EuroLeague (6:00); Who’ll score 50 in EuroLeague game...
Published 01/29/24
URBONUS’ Donatas Urbonas, Augustas Suliauskas & Gytis Blazevicius explore potential player swaps between EuroLeague and NBA teams, discuss the ideal derby for the Final Four, and make the first pick for Dubai’s new team roster in an exciting Q&A session. BN+ Topics: Could Novak Djokovic be a good baller?; Volleyball is bigger than basketball?; Obscure EL player we still think about today; An unseen video that would go viral today; Shane Larkin or Facundo Campazzo?; Creating a perfect...
Published 01/25/24
URBONUS’ Donatas Urbonas and Augustas Suliauskas analyze Panathinaikos’ case for the Final Four, discuss the status of Nikola Jokic and Giannis Antetokounmpo in the European GOAT debate, and name iconic players for every EuroLeague team. Topics: Rytis sick of Panathinaikos’ success? (0:00); Three YouTube recommendations (1:51); Jokic & Giannis over Dirk (4:07); Meeting BN+ member in Kaunas (12:23); Top 3 plays of PAO vs. Partizan (15:22); What might push PAO to Final 4 (17:51); PAO’s most...
Published 01/22/24
URBONUS’ Donatas Urbonas, Rytis Vysniauskas, and Augustas Suliauskas delve into EuroLeague’s iconic coaches, break down Partizan’s historical comeback, evaluate Olympiacos’ level of concern, and react to Nikola Jokic’s conspiracy story. Topics: Dusko in history books (0:00); Dusko’s merch that you cannot help but love (4:28); Rytis’ surprising appearance in EL club’s merch store (9:50); Coaching icons of Olympiacos & Maccabi (13:10); Duško Vujoševič or Željko Obradovič? (21:20); Why is...
Published 01/15/24
URBONUS’ Donatas Urbonas, Augustas Suliauskas, and Rytis Vysniauskas share insights if trades would ruin EuroLeague, analyze Partizan’s collapse against Fenerbahce, react to surprising statements from Tony Parker, and discuss other hot topics. Topics: An interview to watch (0:00); Would trades ruin EuroLeague (2:03); What do players think about trades (12:25); What’s real & what’s misinterpreted about trades (13:22); Why trades in EuroLeague make sense (15:57); Who got news about real...
Published 01/10/24
URBONUS’ Augustas Suliauskas & Rytis Vysniauskas give out EuroLeague Mid-season awards: MVP, Best Defensive Player, Best Coach, Most Improved Player. Guys also discuss 10 players who deserve a spot in All-EuroLeague First & Second teams, while also giving bold predictions for 2024 & sharing impressions about this week’s biggest games, including El Clasico. Topics: El Clasico impressions (0:00); Trinchieri’s first ideas in Zalgiris (8:49); Brave decision by Nikola Topic & his...
Published 01/04/24
URBONUS’ Rytis Vysniauskas and Augustas Suliauskas discuss the upcoming EuroLeague transfer window by offering trade ideas for many teams, including Olympiacos, Fenerbahce, and Craven Zvezda. They also discuss racism incident in Piraeus, reported three-team trade with Keenan Evans as its centerpiece, Partizan’s offensive excellence in a match vs Zalgiris, Sarunas Jasikevicius’ debut behind Fenerbahce’s wheel. Topics: Rytis winning the best commentator award (0:00); How legit were...
Published 12/19/23
URBONUS’ Donatas Urbonas is joined by co-host Errick McCollum from Izmir Karsiyaka, along with special guest Chima Moneke from Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz. Together, they delve into Dusko Ivanovic’s effect, share funny story from a critical moment in the victory against Crvena Zvezda, explore the most underrated EuroLeague players, discuss hypothetical and potential transfer scenarios, and analyze the recent Dante Exum’s stretch in Dallas. Topics: How Moneke became Partizan & Zvezda player...
Published 12/12/23
URBONUS’ Donatas Urbonas, Augustas Suliauskas & Rytis Vysniauskas pick their dark horses to surprise in the 2024 Paris Olympics Qualifying Tournaments. They also share their takeaways from the games featuring Partizan, Panathinaikos, and Fenerbahce, Yam Madar’s incident and the best potential destinations in Europe for Dwight Howard. Topics: Biggest victory in Augustas’ career? (0:00); The funniest coaching challenge ever? (4:00); Partizan’s season starts now? (8:22); Jerian Grant did...
Published 12/04/23