HoopsHype Serbia rumors

September 10, 2014 Updates

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
September 2, 2014 Updates

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

August 11, 2014 Updates
August 7, 2014 Updates

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

August 5, 2014 Updates
August 2, 2014 Updates

Warriors center Ognjen Kuzmic has a stress reaction in his left leg and will be sidelined for about four weeks, making him unable to participate in training for Serbia’s FIBA World Cup team. The 7-foot Kuzmic, who averaged 3.3 points and 8.3 rebounds in four NBA Summer League games last month, is expected to be ready for training camp, according to the Warriors. Contra Costa Times

August 1, 2014 Updates

Warriors center Ognjen Kuzmic has a stress reaction in his left leg and will be sidelined for about four weeks, making him unable to participate in training for Serbia’s FIBA World Cup team. The 7-foot Kuzmic, who averaged 3.3 points and 8.3 rebounds in four NBA Summer League games last month, is expected to be ready for training camp, according to the Warriors. Contra Costa Times

July 8, 2014 Updates

Serbian point guard Vasilije Micic, whom the Sixers drafted 52d overall last week, will not participate in either of the summer leagues. The 6-5, 203-pounder will not play for the Sixers this season. Micic will stay overseas and play for Mega Vizura of the Serbian League for at least one more season. Philadelphia Inquirer

July 7, 2014 Updates

Serbian point guard Vasilije Micic, whom the Sixers drafted 52d overall last week, will not participate in either of the summer leagues. The 6-5, 203-pounder will not play for the Sixers this season. Micic will stay overseas and play for Mega Vizura of the Serbian League for at least one more season. Philadelphia Inquirer

June 27, 2014 Updates

Dangubic is still under contract with Serbian team Mega Vizura, but as Sportando indicated, his owner has a policy of an NBA opt-out once the NBA team is ready to bring him to the states. So with Dangubic being 21 years old and being drafted 54th in the second round, he’s likely to be a draft-and-stash project like so many of the other prospects the Spurs have around Europe. ProjectSpurs.com

June 6, 2014 Updates
May 16, 2014 Updates

Aleksander Djordjevic was presented as a Euroleague legend at Milan, but he is also the coach of the Serbian National team. That’s why we had to ask him about what the situation of Ognen Kuzmic. Djordjevic was really carefull in his choice of words, however one thing is for sure: Expect to see Kuzmic in Spain 2014 playing for the Serbian national team. As he said: “We are informed about the situation and the wish of the player. That’s why we are in constant contact with him and also with the Golden State Warriors. Still, nothing can be considered finilized yet”. EuroHoops.net

May 13, 2014 Updates

Ognen Kuzmic wanted a long time ago to play for the Serbian national team and he will probably do it this summer at Spain in the upcoming FIBA World Cup. The center of Golden State Warriors denied last year to play for Bosnia, though he’s born in Doboj declaring that his wish is to play for Serbia. EuroHoops.net

February 10, 2014 Updates

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