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Mike McGraw: There will be no USA vs. Spain at FIBA World Cup. Spain loses to France 65-52. Semis are USA-Lithuania on Thu and France-Serbia on Fri. Twitter @McGrawDHBulls

The only member of the Wizards participating in the FIBA World Cup has been eliminated. Nenê and his Brazil squad were upset by Serbia, 84-56, in the quarterfinals Wednesday in Madrid. Brazil was viewed as the favorite after going 5-1 in the tournament and defeating Serbia in group play. The Brazilians played the part early and held a three-point lead late in the first half. But Serbia outscored Brazil 29-12 in the third quarter and never looked back. Nenê was limited to four points on 2 of 8 shooting and four rebounds in 19 minutes. He also blocked two shots. The 6-foot-11 power forward averaged 6.4 points on 43.2 percent shooting and 4.1 rebounds in Brazil’s seven games. Washington Post

September 4, 2014 Updates
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Another important addition for BK Sigal Prishtina that announced the agreement with the Bosnian center Edin Bavcic. Bavcic, that has already played with coach Sabit Hadzic, spent last year in Greece playing with KAO Dramas and closing the season with 9.1ppg and 4.8rpg. Really expert player, after the first years with Bosna Sarajevo (drafted by Toronto Raptors in 2006, number 56, without ever playing in NBA) he had experiences also in Turkey, Germany, Slovenia, Italy, Ukraine and France in his long career. Moreover he is also member of the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team with which he has participated in three European Championships. Sportando

August 30, 2014 Updates

Suns draft pick Bogdan Bogdanovic is listed at 6-6, but appears to be a bit shorter. He played neither great nor poorly on Saturday. He dished out four assists and was a game-high plus-23, but took just three shots (all 3-pointers). And it would have been hard to tell how NBA-ready he really is against this opponent anyway. France (Sunday), Brazil (Wednesday) and Spain (Thursday) will provide better tests. NBA.com

August 20, 2014 Updates

Warriors guard Nemanja Nedovic, who suffered a foot injury earlier this month while playing for Serbia’s national team, will miss the FIBA World Cup, according to his agent. “After last medical check, there is no doubt,” agent Misko Raznatovic tweeted Wednesday. “Nemanja Nedovic, unfortunately, will miss World Cup in Spain. He needs to travel to Usa, on Sat.” Contra Costa Times

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Crvena Zvezda is interested in Darius Morris and the deal might be close according to telegraf.rs. According to the same paper, Zvezda has managed to figure out all the finanical details of the contract. The ex-Lakers, Memphis and Clippers player would get $450.000 for the season. Sportando

This is the Belgrade home of Kimani Ffriend. Charged with vehicular manslaughter, he is impatiently waiting for a judge to decide his culpability in the death of Nevena Dragutinovic. By the time we meet, 20 months have passed since the accident, and his case has been dragging on and on. It is late May 2014, and in another seven weeks, he has been told, he is supposed to learn his fate. If found guilty, he's facing a sentence of two to 12 years back in a Serbian prison. SB Nation

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