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Liga 6
 1. Zrinjski HT 2-0 
 2. Bosna-Royal 2-0 
 3. Igokea 1-1 
 4. Sloboda Tuzla 1-1 
 5. Kakanj 0-2 
 6. Spars Sarajevo 0-2 
Places 7-13
 1. Siroki Primorka 2-0 
 2. Leotar 1-0 
 3. Gradjanski 1-1 
 4. Bosnjak 0-1 
 5. Mladost 0-2 
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Last:3/23/2017
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1. Liga RS
 1. Radnik B. 16-3 
 2. Sutjeska 15-4 
 3. Sokolac 13-5 
 4. Prijedor 12-7 
 5. Rogatica 11-8 
 6. HEO 10-9 
 7. Student BL 10-9 
 8. Rudar 9-10 
 9. Slavija 9-10 
 10. Varda HE 9-10 
 11. Borac BL 8-11 
 12. Bratunac 5-14 
 13. Kozara 3-16 
 14. Teslic 2-16 
A1 Liga FBIH
 1. Vogosca 14-3 
 2. Burch 14-4 
 3. Gradina S. 13-4 
 4. Igman 10-7 
 5. Turbina 9-9 
 6. Celik 8-9 
 7. Travnik 7-10 
 8. Donji Vakuf 6-11 
 9. Iskra Bugojno 6-11 
 10. Lukavac 4-12 
 11. Gradina T. 3-14 
A1 Liga KSHB
 1. Posusje 5-1 
 2. Student M. 5-1 
 3. Siroki II 4-1 
 4. Capljina 4-2 
 5. Tomislav 4-3 
 6. Grude 3-1 
 7. Brotnjo 1-2 
 8. Livno 1-4 
 9. Novi 1-4 
 10. Zrinjski II 1-5 
 11. Busovaca 0-5 
Last:3/14/2017
ABA League Standings
 1 Crvena Zvezda 25-1 
 2 Cedevita 20-6 
 3 Partizan 19-7 
 4 Buducnost 18-8 
 5 Igokea 13-13 
 6 Mega Leks 11-15 
 7 Cibona 11-15 
 8 Mornar Bar 10-16 
 9 FMP 10-16 
 10 Karpos Sokoli 10-16 
 11 Un.Olimpija 10-16 
 12 Zadar 9-17 
 13 Krka 8-18 
 14 MZT Skopje 8-18 
Last:3/13/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Drasko KNEZEVIC
  Zrinjski.
  (186-PG-93)
  Avg: 19.8
 1. Knezevic, Zrinjski.19.8 
 2. Kovacevic, Spars S.18.6 
 3. Tuljkovic, Bosnjak18.0 
 4. Vukovic, Mladost17.4 
 5. Jovanovic, Spars S.17.2 
 6. Negovanovic, Gradj.16.9 
 7. Hasandic, Sloboda .16.5 
 8. Djurasovic, Zrinjski.16.2 
 9. Pelkic, Leotar15.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Obrad TOMIC
  Kakanj
  (206-C-93)
  Avg: 9.9
 1. Tomic, Kakanj9.9 
 2. Kastropil, Siroki P.8.8 
 3. Durmo, Spars S.7.9 
 4. Zimic, Kakanj7.6 
 5. Stanojevic, Mlado.7.5 
 6. Pelkic, Leotar7.4 
 7. Markovic, Gradj.7.4 
 8. Marojevic, Gradj.7.2 
 9. Karacic, Siroki P.7.0 
 10. Kadic, Bosnjak6.8 
Assists Per Game
 Jan MOCNIK
  Siroki P.
  (178-PG-87)
  Avg: 7.4
 1. Mocnik, Siroki P.7.4 
 2. Knezevic, Zrinjski.6.1 
 3. Djurdjevic, Mlado.4.6 
 4. Princ, Zrinjski HT4.3 
 5. Zahiragic, Spars S.4.1 
 6. Luzajic, Leotar3.9 
 7. Aleksic, Mladost3.9 
 8. Fekete, Leotar3.8 
 9. Svilar, Kakanj3.8 
 10. Vukovic, Mladost3.7 
Steals Per Game
 Drasko KNEZEVIC
  Zrinjski.
  (186-PG-93)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Knezevic, Zrinjski.2.6 
 2. Tuljkovic, Bosnjak2.2 
 3. Brown, Sloboda .1.9 
 4. Mocnik, Siroki P.1.8 
 5. Hagins, Bosna-Royal1.8 
 6. Princ, Zrinjski HT1.7 
 7. Samadan, Zrinjski.1.6 
 8. Bocka, Gradjanski1.6 
 9. Persic, Siroki P.1.5 
 10. Zahiragic, Spars S.1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Emir ZIMIC
  Kakanj
  (218-C-86)
  Avg: 1.2
 1. Zimic, Kakanj1.2 
 2. Kastropil, Siroki P.1.2 
 3. Demic, Zrinjski HT1.2 
 4. Karacic, Siroki P.1.1 
 5. Sturanovic, Bosna-Ro.0.9 
 6. Djurasovic, Leotar0.9 
 7. Brummitt, Zrinjski.0.8 
 8. Latifagic, Sloboda .0.7 
 9. Djugum, Siroki P.0.7 
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Liga 6
Kakanj Mar.25 Igokea 89%
Slob.Tuzla Mar.25 Bosna-Royal 68%
Spars Saraje Mar.25 Zrinjski HT 99%
Places 7-13
Gradjanski Mar.25 Leotar 66%
Bosnjak Mar.25 Siroki Primo 98%
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Game 2 (Semi-Finals)

Buducnost Mar.28 Crvena Zvezd 56%
Partizan 51% Mar.25 Cedevita
How does Ivica Dukan survive year after year for the Chicago Bulls? - Feb 18, 2017


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How does Ivica Dukan survive year after year for the Chicago Bulls?

The bio of Ivica shows he has been with the Bulls organization for 25 years scouting international players and occasionally scouting in the US in colleges and the NBA. He's a man who was with the team through the Bulls dynasty years under Jerry Krause and a man who has survived the regimes since then. The Bulls organization are known for their loyalty sometimes over competence and no one represents this more than Dukan who has survived years, hard times and multiple regime changes.

His son Duje Dukcan was a non-descript role player for the Wisconsin Badgers coming off the bench mostly as a college player. After college he played in Croatia before that didn't pan out for him. The fact that he wasn't able to cut it in the low level Croatian League didn't prevent the Bulls from signing him to their D-League affiliate where he currently resides, working for an organization known to put friendships and relationships before competency.

He's often credited with discovering Toni Kukoc but this is very misleading, by the time Kukoc was selected in the second round of the 1990 draft by the Bulls he was already established as one of the best talents in Europe. Kukoc was known as the European Magic Johnson and was a bright light in European basketball. The only problem still existing at that point was how much European players wanted to come to the NBA and take on that challenge in their career. Moving to the NBA in 1990 still meant abandoning your home countries international representation, something few where willing or able to do at that point. The story goes that Dukan was instrumental in the Bulls signing Kukoc because of the relationship between him and his fellow countryman.

Dukan's record of scouting and the Bulls results of drafting European players have not been good over the years. The team has missed on almost all of their European picks and one of the few bright spots was the forgettable Kornel David who played a key role on some of the worst teams in Bulls history. Andres Nocioni who was a nice role player as the Bulls finally re-established themselves in the mid-2000s after years of poor play and lottery selections. Again in the case of Nocioni he was well established as one of the best players in Europe when he came to the NBA so he deserves little credit for signing a player of his caliber. The case for Dukan is made worse when you consider that he wasn't the director of international scouting when the Bulls selected Kukoc in 1990.

A review of the international players the Bulls have drafted in the last 25 years…

2 (31) 1995 Dragan Tarlac: The Bulls finally select an international player after years of passing on players like Predrag Danilovic and Zeljko Rebraca, players that should have been well known considering they played in his former homeland of Yugoslavia. Tarlac was an absolute failure for the Bulls. Too stiff, un-athletic and unskilled he was obviously not up to being an NBA player. He finally came to the NBA in 2001 and averaged 14mpg 2.4ppg 2.8rbpg while shooting 39.4% from the field. PGs Tyus Edney and Eric Snow as well as current Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg were picked in the draft after the Bulls selected Tarlac.

2 (57) 1997 Robert Duenes: The Bulls embrace of un-athletic players extends to its international drafting. Duenes was a 218cm center who was stiff and lacking physical skills that had a non-descript European career mostly coming off the bench for his teams in Spain. He never made it to the NBA.

1 (24) 2000 Dalibor Bagaric: We have a pattern immerging here. Bagaric couldn't play at all, not only was he an embarrassment in the NBA he was a minor role player in Europe. He played 3 years in the NBA, his best year he averaged 3.7ppg 40.4% from the field and played awful defense. Picked behind him where former Yugoslavians Marko Jaric and Primoz Brezec both who went on to have long NBA careers.

1 (13) 2006 Thabo Sefolasha : He turned into a solid pro who has had a long NBA career as a role player. Kyle Lowry and Rajon Rondo where both available that year but the Bulls didn't have a great need at PG at that time.

2 (36) 2008 Omer Asik: He was a key part of the Bulls bench mob for the Bulls. After the front office guaranteed they would match any offers, they didn't and let him walk to the Rockets for no compensation. The Rockets eventually flipped him for an unprotected first round pick from the Pelicans.

1 (17) 2010 Kevin Saraphin: a non-descript role player who bounced around the NBA who was moved along with Kirk Hinrich for cap space… Immediately picked after him was Eric Bledsoe and Avery Bradley.

1 (16) Jusuf Nurkic: Bulls drafted Nurkic and Gary Harris and immediately traded them for the rights to Doug McDermott who has not exactly panned out for the Bulls. Players available when the Bulls drafted where Dario Saric, Zach LaVine, Clint Capela, Bojan Bogdanovic to name a few, all better options for the team.

2 (48) Paul Zipser: A player the Bulls are high on but once again appears to be a low ceiling, low floor type of a player who is likely to never to develop into anything more than a role player in the NBA.

Some of the international players the Bulls missed on over those years included Manu Ginobili, Gordan Giricek, Mehmet Okur, ZaZa Pachulia, Goran Dragic, Rudy Gobert to name just a few…
  




Torrion
Brummitt
Division I Round 2 (Second Stage): Sloboda Tuzla lose to Zrinjski HT - 2 days ago
There were only 2 rounds played so far and it's still very beginning of the Second Stage in Division I. Coincidentally all hosts won their games. The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of Sloboda Tuzla (1-1) in Mostar on Wednesday night. Visitors were rolled over by Zrinjski HT (2-0) 88-46. Zrinjski HT dominated down low during the game scoring 52 of its points in the paint compared to Sloboda Tuzla's 26. They outrebounded Sloboda Tuzla 44-26 including a 28-13 advantage in d...   [read more]

Goran Ikonic
Division I Round 1 (Second Stage): Igokea are defeated by Bosna-Royal - 3 days ago
The Second Stage in Division I just started. The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of Igokea (0-1) in Sarajevo on Saturday night. Visitors were defeated by Bosna-Royal (1-0) 88-84. The former international Goran Ikonic (196-80, agency: BeoExcell) stepped up and scored 22 points and 6 rebounds for the winners and Montenegrin center Maksim Sturanovic (209-88, agency: 011 Sports) chipped in 17 points and 5 rebounds. At the losing side American point guard James Robinson (190-9...   [read more]

Stefan
Djordjevic
Spars Sarajevo signs Stefan Djordjevic - 3 days ago
OKK Spars Sarajevo (Division I) signed 28-year old Serbian center Stefan Djordjevic (206-89). He just played at Faros in Greek A2 league. In 12 games he had 9.0ppg and 3.8rpg this season. Djordjevic also spent pre-season at KK Kumanovo 2009 (Prva Liga) in FYR Macedonian league earlier that year. He represented Serbia at the European Championships U18 in Samsun (Turkey) last year. His stats at that event were 6 games: 5.5ppg, 6.7rpg, FGP: 45.7%, FT: 10.0%. Djordjevic is quite experienced p...   [read more]


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