Belarus were crowned champions of the AeroSvit Cup in Kiev on an encouraging weekend for the three European teams involved.
One doesn't need to see David Jelinek in a game to know what he brings to the table for DKV Joventut or the Czech Republic.
Switzerland know they won't be playing at the EuroBasket this year in Lithuania, despite the expansion of the tournament to 24 teams.
Sweden's most famous basketball player, Detroit Pistons forward Jonas Jerebko, is hoping to recover from surgery on his Achilles tendon before the end of the NBA regular season.
Jerebko tore his Achilles during a bad fall in an exhibition game against Miami on October 5.
Netherlands brought the curtain down on Division B action for the summer with a third straight win after an impressive first half and yet another powerful performance by Henk Norel helped them secure a 90-76 win against Estonia.
Czech Republic will head into next summer's EuroBasket Division B campaign as the only unbeaten team in the competition and with the task of defending their perfect record after they quite literally worked overtime for a thrilling 99-92 victory in Switzerland.
Young forward Tomas Mrvis was proud of his performance after scoring his first points for the Slovak Republic at senior level in Tuesday's 60-52 EuroBasket Division B win over Switzerland.
Mrvis' scored on a driving lay-up in the third quarter that helped the Slovak Republic rally from 43-35 down to pull out the victory.
Czech Republic are beginning to look the class act in Division B after they followed up their win against neighbours Slovak Republic with a 93-50 rout of Cyprus in Decin. The home team ran riot from tip to buzzer and leading the way was Pavel Slezak who buried four triples for 17 points.
Czech Republic grabbed the headlines in EuroBasket 2011 Division B as they recorded a famous 65-60 win in the derby game with Slovak Republic in Prievidza thanks to an all round impressive team performance.
While Petr Benda top scored with 15 points it was a flawless perimeter shooting performance by Pavel Slezak that really caught the eye after he made four of four from outside. Anton Gavel replied with 17 points for the home team.
Belarus moved level with Sweden in Group B of EuroBasket qualifying Division B on Wedneday with a 94-76 rout of Albania.
A 21-9 in the second quarter turned the game in Belarus' favour after Albania managed to emerge from the opening period on top.