Denver Nuggets Rumors
Nikola Jokic, along with many Serbian basketball stars and players, appeared in the The Basketball Without Borders (BWB) camp in Belgrade and spoke with the media about joining the national team, his preparation ahead of the new season and more. Here is what the Denver Nuggets center said, per Basketball Sphere: On playing for the National Team in the FIBA World Cup Qualifiers in September: “I wouldn’t talk about that. Next question.”
David Morrow: Basketball Without Borders Europe 2018 coaches will include Nikola Jokic, Nemanja Bjelica, Gary Harris, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Frank Kaminsky, Boban Marjanovic, Nikola Vucevic, Ana Dabovic and Sonja Petrovic. Also participating: Vlade Divac, Peja Stojakovic, Gregg Popovich.
The NBA, FIBA and the Basketball Federation of Serbia (KSS) on Tuesday announced the top 40 boys and 23 girls ages 17 and under from 25 countries who will participate in the 17th edition of Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Europe taking place from August 15-18 at Belgrade’s Zarkovo Sports Hall & Kosarkaski Centar. BWB is the NBA and FIBA’s global basketball development and community outreach program. The campers will be put through their paces by current NBA and FIBA players Nemanja Bjelica (Sacramento Kings, Serbia), Bogdan Bogdanovic (Kings, Serbia); Gary Harris (Denver Nuggets, USA); Nikola Jokic (Nuggets, Serbia), Frank Kaminsky (Charlotte Hornets, USA/Serbia), Boban Marjanovic (Los Angeles Clippers, Serbia) and Nik Vucevic (Orlando Magic, Montenegro). WNBA players Ana Dabovic (Los Angeles Sparks, Serbia) and Sonja Petrovic (Phoenix Mercury, Serbia) will also participate in the camp.
Jordan Schultz: On Aug 2, source close to Michael Porter, Jr. told me “he’s doing great.” Despite Porter’s confirmation, his camp not ready to decide on possible redshirt. Focus is simply “getting better every day.” Porter has endured 2 back surgeries. Hope is he’s ready 4 reg season. #Nuggets