HoopsHype Partizan Belgrade rumors

July 2, 2014 Updates

According to Sport24.gr, Fenerbahce is close to Bogdan Bogdanovic. The Serbian combo guard was selected by the Suns with the 27th overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft. Bogdanovic will remain in Europe for at least one more year and his future seems to be in Turkey with Obradovic’s team. Fenerbahce is already in talks with Partizan Belgrade for the buyout. Sportando

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Pavlovic will continue his career in Serbia with Partizan Belgrade. Pavlovic and the Serbian powerhouse reached an agreement that will be signed in the coming hours. Sportando

December 3, 2013 Updates

The best B&H basketball player Mirza Teletovic will leave the Brooklyn Nets if his manager Miodrag Ražnatovic is able to agree on a transfer to another NBA team. The manager from Belgrade confirmed this and said that ‘’Mirza did not receive a minute of playing time as in the preparatory period’’. ‘’Now the situation is better. He will get a chance, but, generally, our idea is to try to find luck somewhere else. We will try in a quiet and civilized way to agree with the club and to come to a trade in the next month or two where he will get more playing time’’, said his trainer. Sarajevo Times

‘’I am absolutely certain that he can be one of the top NBA players because he has a shot that other top players do not have. It is up to us to be able to find the right place, where he will have a leadership position as he had in the national team and in Kaha Laboral’’, said Miodrag Ražnatovic for TV1. Sarajevo Times

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November 22, 2011 Updates

You said from the beginning that you would wait on the end of the lockout in USA. When did you change your mind? Jan Vesely: Initially there was a thought that the NBA would start at the end November or the beginning of December – and nothing happened, no deal. Even with a deal, it will take a month before we can start playing games. It looks bad, we’ll have to find something. Maybe I did a mistake not finding something sooner. Truth About It

November 17, 2011 Updates

Vesely, whom the Wizards drafted sixth overall last June, mentioned in a recent telephone interview that he would consider returning to his team the past three years, Partizan Belgrade, if the lockout lasts much longer. He added that “things look bad” for the NBA before the players’ union elected to disband on Monday and put the entire season in jeopardy. Though Vesely’s NBA career could be delayed much longer, his agent, Alexander Raskovic, said the latest developments haven’t rushed the 6-foot-11 forward into make a decision to return to Serbia. “Not yet,” Raskovic wrote in an email. “We are studying the situation. We will see.” Washington Post

November 12, 2011 Updates

Nikola Pekovic (210-C-86, agency: Beo Basket) and Acie Law (190-G-85, agency: Priority Sports, college: Texas A&M) will maybe get company from NBA in black and white jersey. The 28 year old Sasha Pavlovic (200-F-83) was seen tonight on Pionir stands. He came to watch the big Euroleague game against Real Madrid and Serbian journalists took the chance to interview him during the halftime break: I folow almost every game on TV and tonight I came to see live this important game for Partizan. Euroleague is a very strong competition this year and I would like to feel the taste of it. I work out individually every day. If the negotiations between the owners and the players representatives don't move in the right direction I will definitely sign a contract with a European team. Maybe even Partizan, who knows? I love the fans here... Eurobasket.com

October 21, 2011 Updates

Point guard Acie Law, who played for five NBA teams, joined Serbian champions Partizan Belgrade in July and was stunned by the passion of the fans on opening night on Thursday. "I've never seen anything like it, you don't see fans like that in the United States," Law told Reuters after Partizan's 84-73 home loss to Anadolu Efes istanbul. "Never in my career have fans treated us to a standing ovation for half an hour after we lost the game, the atmosphere was unbelievable. "A lot of good players from the NBA are here and they will have to adjust because the European game is different, but having so many of them will make the competition stronger when they adapt," he said. Reuters

September 22, 2011 Updates

Former Portland Trail Blazer and Indiana Pacer power forward Josh McRoberts will sign a one-year contract with Serbian club Partizan Belgrade. McRoberts is a free agent in the NBA and it is still unknown will he sign a contract with or without NBA out option. basknet.info

August 29, 2011 Updates

Wizards top draft pick Jan Vesely has finally made a decision about where he will be in the fall. And the 21-year-old, 6-foot-10 power forward from the Czech Republic is not going to play for Partizan Belgrade -- or any other team in his native continent. Vesely is going to wait out the lockout, so that the next uniform he wears is the red, white and blue of the Wizards. “He will not play for any club in Europe. He will come to USA by end of September to work out till end of lockout,” Vesely’s agent, Alexander Raskovic, said in an email on Monday. Washington Post

August 24, 2011 Updates

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