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Division I Stage Two Standings
Liga 6
 1. Igokea 10-0 
 2. Mladost 5-5 
 3. Kakanj 5-5 
 4. Leotar 4-6 
 5. Siroki Primorka 3-7 
 6. Spars Sarajevo 3-7 
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 1. Zrinjski HT 12-8 
 2. Sloboda Tuzla 11-9 
 3. Gradjanski 11-9 
 4. Bosnjak 11-9 
 5. Radnik B. 8-12 
 6. Student M. 7-13 
 7. Varda HE 0-0 
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1. Liga RS
 1. Student BL 15-3 
 2. Prijedor 12-6 
 3. Rogatica 11-6 
 4. Sutjeska 11-7 
 5. Bratunac 9-8 
 6. HEO 9-8 
 7. Borac BL 8-9 
 8. Kozara 7-10 
 9. Teslic 7-10 
 10. Drina Birac 6-11 
 11. Slavija 0-17 
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 1. Gradina S. 16-7 
 2. Bosna-Royal 15-7 
 3. Vogosca 15-7 
 4. Lukavac 14-8 
 5. Celik 12-10 
 6. Donji Vakuf 11-11 
 7. Turbina 11-11 
 8. Orlovik 10-12 
 9. Burch 9-13 
 10. Igman 8-14 
 11. Gradina T. 6-15 
 12. Brcko 5-17 
A1 Liga KSHB
 1. Grude 13-0 
 2. Capljina 11-2 
 3. Siroki II 8-6 
 4. Posusje 7-6 
 5. Tomislav 6-7 
 6. Novi 5-8 
 7. Livno 4-8 
 8. Mostar 2-9 
 9. Busovaca 2-12 
Last:4/4/2016
Points Per Game
 Ramo RIZVIC
  Student M.
  (200-F-87)
  Avg: 20.4
 1. Rizvic, Student M.20.4 
 2. Bajramovic, Socar19.4 
 3. Sejfic, Student M.18.7 
 4. Persic, Spars S.18.3 
 5. Sekulovic, Sloboda18.1 
 6. Janjusevic, Gradj.17.4 
 7. Novacic, Latina B.16.1 
 8. Residovic, Bosnjak16.0 
 9. Princ, Zrinjski HT15.6 
 10. Vranic, Gradjanski15.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Ismet SEJFIC
  Student M.
  (208-C-93)
  Avg: 9.6
 1. Sejfic, Student M.9.6 
 2. Faber, Polfarme.9.1 
 3. Bajramovic, Socar9.1 
 4. Rizvic, Student M.8.7 
 5. Sekulovic, Sloboda8.2 
 6. Radukic, Mladost7.8 
 7. Tomic, Kakanj7.5 
 8. Damjanovic, Radnik7.5 
 9. Djuranovic, Mlado.7.3 
 10. Kadic, Bosnjak6.8 
Assists Per Game
 Juraj SEGARIC
  Jolly JBS
  (185-PG-93)
  Avg: 8.5
 1. Segaric, Jolly JBS8.5 
 2. Princ, Zrinjski HT6.2 
 3. Djurdjevic, Bosnjak5.6 
 4. Sinadinovic, Slobo.5.0 
 5. Damjanovic, Radnik4.6 
 6. Boljkovac, Kakanj4.6 
 7. Svilar, Mladost4.4 
 8. Knezevic, Mladost4.2 
 9. Radivojevic, Igokea4.0 
 10. Rizvic, Student M.3.9 
Steals Per Game
 Edin ATIC
  Spars S.
  (201-G/F-97)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Atic, Spars S.2.6 
 2. Knezevic, Mladost2.4 
 3. Princ, Zrinjski HT1.9 
 4. Gajic, Spars S.1.7 
 5. Novacic, Latina B.1.6 
 6. Milosevic, Igokea1.6 
 7. Segaric, Jolly JBS1.5 
 8. Boljkovac, Kakanj1.5 
 9. Brown, Zrinjski HT1.5 
 10. Petric, Zrinjski1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Nemanja BEZBRADICA
  Openjobm.
  (206-PF-93)
  Avg: 1.3
 1. Bezbradica, Openjo.1.3 
 2. Djuranovic, Mlado.1.2 
 3. Pavic, Zrinjski HT1.2 
 4. Tomic, Kakanj1.0 
 5. Damjanovic, Siroki1.0 
 6. Faber, Polfarme.0.9 
 7. Atic, Spars S.0.8 
 8. Albijanic, Igokea0.7 
 9. Pelkic, Leotar0.7 
 10. Djurasovic, Leotar0.7 
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Zack Wright selected the top Bosnian playing abroad in last week's games - Jan 14, 2013


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We bring you last week's top performances from Bosnians who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level.


Zack Wright
Zack Wright
   #1. This week's number one is an international guard Zack Wright (195-85, college: Central Mo., currently plays in VTB United League). He led his Russian team Spartak St.Petersburg to a victory over the sixth-ranked Lietuvos rytas (5-6) crushing them 83-63 in the VTB United League in Sunday night's game. Wright was MVP of the game. He recorded 23 points, 7 rebounds, 7 assists and made 3 blocks in 35 minutes on the court. Spartak St.Petersburg (8-2) is placed first in group A. It's Wright's first season with the team. This year Wright averages: 7.3ppg, 2.8rpg, 3.5apg, 1.5spg, 2FGP: 57.4%(27-47) and FT: 79.2% in the 10 games he played so far. He is a naturalized American. Wright is currently a member of the Bosnia and Herzegovina senior national team. Strangely he has never played in Bosnia.

Nihad Djedovic
Nihad Djedovic
   #2. Second place goes to an international forward Nihad Djedovic (198-90, agency: Beo Basket, currently plays in Germany). He was the main contributor in an ALBA Berlin's victory against the 16th-ranked New Yorker Phantoms (6-12) crushing them 80-58 in the German BBL in Sunday night's game. Djedovic was the best player in that game. He scored 19 points and grabbed 5 rebounds (was perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line). ALBA Berlin (11-5) is placed fifth in the BBL. They ended the series of three consecutive loses. Djedovic has relatively good stats this season: 11.1ppg, 3.9rpg, 1.8apg, 2FGP: 53.2%, 3FGP: 22.2% and FT: 86.2%. He is in the roster of the Bosnia and Herzegovina senior national team.

Zlatko Jovanovic
Zlatko Jovanovic
   #3. The Bosnia and Herzegovina player who performed third best last week abroad was former international point guard Zlatko Jovanovic (181-84, also represented by Beo Basket, currently plays in Romania). Jovanovic contributed to Timisoara's victory against the closely-ranked Ploiesti (12-5) 103-91 in the Romanian Liga Nationala on Monday night. He was the top player that evening. Jovanovic recorded 26 points (!!!) and added 9 passes (made all of his ten free throws !!!). BC Timisoara (12-5) is placed fourth in the Liga Nationala. His team will play only one more game in the Regular Season. And that game will be critical. Jovanovic is currently third on the league's list of best passers. He has individually a very good season with high stats. Jovanovic averages: 16.1ppg, 2.3rpg, 6.4apg, 2FGP: 49.5%, 3FGP: 38.6% and FT: 94.0%(63-67). He played for the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team four years ago.

Esmir Rizvic
Esmir Rizvic
   #4. Center Esmir Rizvic (213-82, college: Texas Tech, currently plays in Slovenia) contributed to a Maribor Messer's victory against the league outsider Polzela (0-11) 95-86 in the Slovenian Telemach League last Saturday. Rizvic scored 18 points and grabbed 7 rebounds. KK Maribor Messer (9-2) is placed first in the Telemach League. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. Rizvic belongs to league's top scorers (ranked #8) and also on the list of best rebounders (second place). This season he has very high stats. Rizvic averages: 15.2ppg and 7.6rpg. He used to play for the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team back in 2009.

Kenan Bajramovic
Kenan Bajramovic
   #5. International center Kenan Bajramovic (205-81, currently plays in Eurocup), who plays in Turkey could not help Banvit BK (0-1) to beat Budivelnyk (1-0). Bajramovic recorded 6 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in 29 minutes. The third-placed Banvit BK lost 69-76 on the road to the leading Budivelnyk in the group I of Eurocup. This year Bajramovic's overall stats are: 7.9ppg, 6.6rpg and 1.7apg in the seven games. He plays currently for the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team.

Nemanja Gordic
Nemanja Gordic
   #6. Point guard Nemanja Gordic (192-88, currently plays in Adriatic League), who plays in Serbia was not able to help Partizan (11-6) in their last game. Despite Gordic's good performance Partizan lost 80-87 in Siroki Brijeg to the much lower-ranked (#12) HKK Siroki WWin. He was the second best scorer with 11 points in only a mere 14 minutes. This year Gordic's total stats are: 6.8ppg and 1.7apg in the nine games. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Bosnia and Herzegovina National Team roster.

Mirza Teletovic
Mirza Teletovic
   #7. International forward Mirza Teletovic (206-85, another player represented by Beo Basket, currently plays in NBA) helped Brooklyn Nets win their game against the Philadelphia 76ers (16-22) crushing them 109-89 in the NBA on Tuesday night. Teletovic scored 8 points. The Brooklyn Nets have 22-15 record this season. It was his team's sixth consecutive victory in a row. Teletovic has averaged so far 3.1ppg and 1.4rpg. He is also Bosnia and Herzegovina national team player.

Emir Sulejmanovic
Emir Sulejmanovic
   #8. Power forward Emir Sulejmanovic (204-95, currently plays in Adriatic League) helped his Slovenian team Un.Olimpija win their game against one of league's weakest teams KK Zadar (6-11) 88-81 in the Adriatic League in Sunday night's game. Sulejmanovic scored 8 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. It was his first game for Un.Olimpija this season. His team is placed fifth in the Adriatic League. Despite Sulejmanovic played previously for the Finnish U16 national team, he is currently in the Bosnia and Herzegovina U18 national team roster.

Ratko Varda
Ratko Varda
   #9. An experienced former international power forward Ratko Varda (215-79, another player represented by Beo Basket, currently plays in Adriatic League) was the major contributor in a Radnicki KG's victory against the closely-ranked MZT Skopje (9-8) 89-83 in the Adriatic League last Monday. Varda scored 20 points in a mere 19 minutes. Radnicki Kragujevac (9-8) is placed eighth in the Adriatic League. Varda has averaged so far 9.8ppg and 2.8rpg in the 10 games. He used to play for the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team two years ago.

Marko Popovic
Marko Popovic
   #10. Guard Marko Popovic (193-84, currently plays in Serbia) helped Sloga win their game against the fourth-ranked Metalac (9-6) 90-87 in the Serbian A League on Saturday night. Popovic was the top player that evening. He recorded a double-double by scoring 23 points and making 14 passes. KK Sloga Societe Generale Kraljevo (4-11) is placed 14th in the A League. Popovic is currently fourth on the list of top scorers and also on the list of best passers (first place). This season he has very high stats. Popovic averages: 17.5ppg, 2.8rpg, 7.2apg and 1.5spg. He is a former international player as four years ago he still played for the Bosnia and Herzegovina senior national team.

   #11. International center Nedzad Sinanovic (221-83, currently plays in Spain), who plays in the Spanish ACB was not able to secure a victory for Blancos de Rueda (7-10) in their last game. Despite Sinanovic's very good performance Blancos de Rueda was crushed 89-56 in Santoago de Comp by the higher-ranked (#8) Blusens Monbus. He was the top scorer with 15 points. Sinanovic also added 5 rebounds in 26 minutes. He has averaged so far 7.6ppg and 4.8rpg in the 16 games. Sinanovic plays currently for the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team.

   #12. International power forward Jozo Brkic (212-86, agency: Interperformances, currently plays in Adriatic League), who plays in Croatia couldn't help KK Zadar (6-11) in their last game on Sunday. Despite his very good performance KK Zadar was edged 67-65 in Novo Mesto by the higher-ranked Krka (#9). Brkic was the top scorer with 17 points. He also added 4 rebounds and 4 assists. Brkic has averaged so far 7.4ppg and 3.3rpg. Despite he played previously for the Croatian U20 national team, Brkic is currently in the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team roster.

   #13. Former international forward Adnan Hodzic (203-88, college: Lipscomb, currently plays in Switzerland) helped Monthey win their game against the eighth-ranked Starwings crushing them 109-83 in the Swiss LNA in Wednesday night's game. Hodzic was the top player that evening. He scored 29 points (!!!) and grabbed 6 rebounds. This season Hodzic has very high stats. He averages: 16.9ppg, 6.4rpg and 1.7apg. Hodzic used to play for the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team two years ago.

   #14. International forward Ante Masic (200-85, another player represented by Interperformances, currently plays in Adriatic League) couldn't help Cedevita in their game against Zvezda in the Adriatic League. He scored 6 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 30 minutes. His team was crushed by 25 points 90-65. Masic has averaged so far 6.0ppg and 3.0rpg in the two games. He plays currently for the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team.

   #15. International shooting guard Ivan Opacak (201-80, agency: INVICTUS Sports Group, currently plays in Poland) helped PGE Turow win their game against the fifth-ranked Asseco Prokom Gdynia 90-77 in the Polish TBL in Saturday night's game. He recorded 10 points in 22 minutes. Opacak has averaged so far 8.9ppg and 2.8rpg in the 15 games. He is also in the roster of the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team.


The list of other players, who all have Bosnia and Herzegovina passport but never been selected to any of Bosnia and Herzegovina national teams:

   #1. Bojan Bogdanovic (203-SG-89, currently plays in Turkey), who plays in the Turkish TBL could not help one of league's weakest teams Fenerbahce Ulker (13-2) in their last game on Monday. Despite Bogdanovic's very good performance Fenerbahce Ulker was badly defeated 94-76 in a derby game by the leading Anadolu Efes. He was the top scorer with 17 points. Bogdanovic has relatively good stats this season: 13.2ppg, 2.5rpg and 1.5apg. He has a dual citizenship: Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatian.

   #2. Zoran Planinic (198-G-82, currently plays in Euroleague), who plays in Russia was not able to help Khimky (2-1) in their last game. Despite Planinic's good performance the third-placed Khimky lost 76-82 on the road to the second-ranked Montepaschi Siena in the group F of Euroleague. He scored 10 points and added 7 assists in 32 minutes. Planinic is currently second on the league's list of best passers with 5.8apg. This year his other stats are: 13.3ppg, 3.6rpg and 1.2spg in the 12 games he played so far. Planinic is another player who holds two passports: Croatian and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

   #3. Goran Suton (208-C-85, college: Michigan St., currently plays in Adriatic League), who plays in Croatia was not able to secure a victory for Cedevita (9-8) in their last game. Despite Suton's good performance Cedevita was crushed 90-65 in Beograd by the second-ranked Zvezda. He was the second best scorer with 13 points. Suton also added 5 rebounds in 28 minutes. It was Cedevita's third consecutive loss in a row. This year Suton's overall stats are: 3.9ppg and 1.8rpg in the 15 games. Similarly like Planinic and Bogdanovic above he has both Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatian nationalities.

   #4. Stanko Barac (216-C-86, currently plays in Turkey) contributed to an Anadolu Efes' victory against the 12th-ranked Gaziantep (4-11) 92-82 in the Turkish TBL in Monday night's game. Barac scored 8 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 17 minutes. Anadolu Efes Istanbul (13-2) is placed first in the TBL. It was his team's sixth consecutive victory in a row. This year Barac's overall stats are: 3.9ppg and 1.6rpg in the 10 games. Similarly like three previous players above, he also holds two passports: Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatian.

   #5. Sead Sehovic (196-G/F-89, currently plays in Adriatic League), who plays in Hungary couldn't help Szolnok (4-13) in their last game on Saturday. Despite Sehovic's very good performance the bottom-ranked Szolnok was crushed 88-63 in Podgorica by the much higher-ranked Buducnost (#4). He was the top scorer with 19 points. Sehovic also added 3 assists. This season Sehovic has relatively solid stats: 12.6ppg, 4.5rpg and 2.2apg. He has dual citizenship: Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegrin.

   #6. Matija Ceskovic (192-G-81, currently plays in Romania) led Targu Mures to a victory over the closely-ranked Ploiesti 66-55 in the Romanian Liga Nationala in Sunday night's game. Ceskovic was the top player that evening. He scored 26 points (!!!) and added 3 assists in 30 minutes. This year Ceskovic has relatively solid stats: 14.2ppg, 1.1rpg and 2.6apg in the 12 games. He has dual citizenship: Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatian.

   #7. Mirza Begic (217-C-85, currently plays in Spain) managed to help Real Madrid to win against the closely-ranked G.Canaria 2014 crushing them 90-54 in the Spanish ACB last Sunday. Begic scored only 2 points, grabbed 6 rebounds and made 2 blocks. Begic has averaged so far 5.0ppg, 3.0rpg and 1.1bpg. He holds both Bosnia and Herzegovina and Slovenian passports.

   #8. Nikola Djurasovic (198-F-83, currently plays in Romania) was the main contributor in Craiova's victory against the 13th-ranked Timba Timosoara 87-75 in the Romanian Liga Nationala on Tuesday night. Djurasovic was the top player that evening. He had a double-double by scoring 21 points and getting 12 rebounds in 35 minutes. Djurasovic has averaged so far 5.0ppg and 3.2rpg in the 16 games. He has Serbian and Bosnia and Herzegovina nationalities.

   #9. Toni Bizaca (202-F-82, currently plays in Sweden) was the major contributor in a Sodertalje Kings' victory against the seventh-ranked 08 Stockholm 82-63 in the Swedish Basketligan on Tuesday night. He scored 17 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 23 minutes. Bizaca has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 15.9ppg, 4.8rpg, 1.6apg and 1.1spg in the 19 games.

   #10. Seid Hajric (203-F-83, currently plays in Poland) contributed to an easy victory against the closely-ranked Energa Czarni crushing them 78-57 in the Polish TBL on Saturday night. Hajric recorded 10 points, 6 rebounds and 2 blocks. This season he has relatively solid stats: 12.4ppg and 6.3rpg. Hajric has Bosnia and Herzegovina and Polish nationalities.
  




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