HoopsHype Croatia rumors

August 25, 2014 Updates

Madrid will announce EuroBasket 2015 hosts on September 8. Croatia, France, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Poland, Israel and Turkey are on the list of possible host countries. The Board of FIBA Europe decided to relocate 2015 EuroBasket from Ukraine. The decision has been officially announced earlier. The situation in Ukraine has not changed drastically in the last months so the decision seemed inevitable. TalkBasket

July 10, 2014 Updates

KK Cedevita: Jusuf Nurkić @nurkic23 is from today @denvernuggets player. @KKCedevita wish him luck and good year in @NBA! #kkcdv Twitter

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The Heat's summer roster could soon be shaken up, with rookie center Justin Hamilton, the lone player on the summer roster who spent part of 2013-14 with the Heat, mulling a guaranteed two-year contract from a team in Zagreb, according to a source familiar with the situation. Hamilton's Croatian ancestry would allow him to play there without counting against the limit on imported players. South Florida Sun-Sentinel

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DJ Strawberry is suing Cibona Zagreb to FIBA BAT to due lack of payments, according to a source with the knowledge of the situation. The Croatian team still owes Strawberry money (rumors say more than 100.000 USD). The American guard has played with Cibona from September 2012 till December 2012 when he left for France. Sportando

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Josh Selby will continue his career in Croatia with Cedevita Zagreb. The American player ex NBA signed a deal for the season with an option for the team to terminate the contract after one month. Sportando

December 23, 2013 Updates

Jonathan Givony: Depressing situation Dario Saric is in. Club is broke, not paying anyone. Big men quit. Everyone playing selfishly. Hard not to look bad... Twitter @DraftExpress

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Matt Janning has an NBA out to exercise till August 10 in his contract already signed with Cibona Zagreb. Janning is still drawing interest from NBA teams. The shooter spent last season in Italy with Mens Sana Siena winning both 'scudetto' and Italian Cup. Sportando

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This week I spoke to Biserka Petrovic, the mother of the late basketball genius Drazen Petrovic, who was born on October 22, 1964 in Sibenik, Croatia and died on June 7, 1993 in Denkendorf, Germany. His mother and biggest fan, who is also the driving force behind the Drazen Petrovic Museum and Foundation, wants to commemorate the 20th anniversary of his death with a game between KK Cibona Zagreb and the New Jersey (now Brooklyn) Nets, the two teams for which Drazen had his best performances in his short, but great career. It is an idea that deserves support. I really hope that such a game could take place next October at Zagreb Arena. Drazen deserves this effort. Euroleague.net

January 22, 2013 Updates

NBA basketball side the Brooklyn Nets could be set to play a match in the Croatian capital to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of its former Croatian star Drazen Petrovic. The Brooklyn Nets, who were called the New Jersey Nets when Petrovic was a star there in the early 1990′s, will play a match against Petrovic’s former club Cibona in Zagreb if there is enough interest, it was reported on Euro Leagues website. Croatia Week

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