Isaiah Austin: After 2014 I was told this day would never come, but God is great and has been with me this whole time, so here I am! Signing my first professional basketball contract ever, and I am so grateful! Thankful for an opportunity to be a part of one of the best clubs in Europe KK Crvena zvezda Club. Thank you guys for the chance to do what I’ve always loved! It’s been a long time coming, and thank you all for the support, pray for me! #MyDreamAgainNeverStops!
Despite his exclusion from the Serbian squad that played in the Olympic Games, Boban Marjanovic holds no grudges whatsoever against coach Sasa Djordjevic and puts himself at his disposal for the Eurobasket 2017. During an interview with FIBA.com, he was asked if his relationship with coach Djordjevic and the national team is good. His answer? “Of course. My side, it’s great. I would like to play for the national team every time I’m selected.”
Eleven National Federations are participating in a workshop on the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 and its bidding process. The national basketball governing bodies of Argentina, Australia, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Serbia and Turkey are attending an informative workshop at the House of Basketball. Over the course of two days (Tuesday-Wednesday 1-2 November), FIBA is presenting the rights and requirements tied into bidding – and eventually hosting – the competition.