Tim Reynolds: Pat Riley and Goran Dragic have collectively decided that he won’t be playing for Slovenia this summer. No surprise, but still newsworthy.
Boban Marjanovic may miss Eurobasket with Serbian National Team. Over the last few days there was a report that the giant played the finals of the Serbian League with a fractured foot. The statement, made by Crvena Zvezda assistant coach Velibor Radovic, alarmed the Spurs that blocked Marjanovic from practicing with the Serbian National Team.
New Orleans Pelicans big-man Omer Asik won’t play with Turkish NT at Eurobasket 2015 due to back problems.
It was reported that the former Barcelona youngster had a meeting with Croatia coach Velimir Perasovic to notify of his intentions this summer according to a tweet from sports writer Igor Marinovic. But Perasovic has dismissed those reports and stated that all his NBA-based players will report for international duty on August 1.