EA Secures Euroleague Basketball License

By Michelle Balsan, 5 years ago
EA Sports has announced that it has secured a licensing deal with Euroleague Basketball. Euroleague Basketball is a competitive, professional basketball league which includes 60 teams from as many as 25 countries. Each year, the League manages Europe's two premier competitions: the Turkish Airlines Euroleague and the Eurocup.

As part of the licensing agreement that has been struck with EA Sports, the four teams who made it into last years Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four will be featured in the upcoming XBLA title, NBA JAM: On Fire Edition. Two players from each team will be included in NBA JAM, and EA has provided the full list of those athletes.

Panathinaikos Athens
Dimitris Diamantidis
Mike Batiste

Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv
Lior Eliyahu
Sofoklis Schortsanitis

Montepaschi Siena
Bo McCalebb
Ksistof Lavrinovic

Real Madrid
Sergio Llull
Carlos Suarez

Thanks to eagle-eyed reader, Kuroboshi98, we can also provide you with the NBA JAM trailer featuring the Euroleague squads.

NBA JAM: On Fire Edition, about which you can read details here, will be released on XBLA later this Fall for 1200 MSP.
Michelle Balsan
Written by Michelle Balsan
Michelle is the Assistant Manager of the Newshounds at TrueAchievements and has been a member of staff since 2010. When not contributing to gaming websites, she makes her living as a mild-mannered librarian. She can be compelled to play just about anything if there's a co-op component, and has been playing games with friends and siblings since the Atari 2600. As it's reportedly healthy to have hobbies outside of gaming, she also roots for some of the most difficult sporting franchises to root for, the New York Mets and New York Jets, but offsets that by rooting for the New Jersey Devils. She's also seen pretty much none of the movies you have, but she's working on that.