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Division Standings
Liga 6
 1. Igokea 9-1 
 2. Bosna-Royal 7-3 
 3. Zrinjski HT 5-5 
 4. Sloboda Tuzla 5-5 
 5. Spars Sarajevo 3-7 
 6. Kakanj 1-9 
Places 7-13
 1. Siroki Primorka 6-2 
 2. Leotar 4-4 
 3. Gradjanski 4-4 
 4. Mladost 3-5 
 5. Bosnjak 3-5 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:4/20/2017
Division II Standings
1. Liga RS
 1. Radnik B. 17-4 
 2. Sutjeska 16-6 
 3. Prijedor 14-8 
 4. Rogatica 14-8 
 5. Sokolac 14-8 
 6. Student BL 13-9 
 7. Varda HE 12-10 
 8. HEO 11-10 
 9. Slavija 10-12 
 10. Borac BL 9-13 
 11. Rudar 9-13 
 12. Bratunac 7-15 
 13. Kozara 5-17 
 14. Teslic 2-20 
A1 Liga FBIH
 1. Vogosca 16-4 
 2. Burch 16-4 
 3. Gradina S. 16-4 
 4. Igman 13-7 
 5. Celik 9-11 
 6. Turbina 9-11 
 7. Donji Vakuf 8-12 
 8. Travnik 8-12 
 9. Iskra Bugojno 7-13 
 10. Lukavac 5-15 
 11. Gradina T. 3-17 
A1 Liga KSHB
 1. Student M. 15-2 
 2. Posusje 15-3 
 3. Grude 14-4 
 4. Siroki II 14-4 
 5. Tomislav 13-6 
 6. Capljina 9-8 
 7. Zrinjski II 6-12 
 8. Livno 5-13 
 9. Novi 4-12 
 10. Brotnjo 1-16 
 11. Busovaca 1-17 
Last:4/25/2017
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. MZT Skopje 8-18 
 14. Krka 8-18 
Last:4/17/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Drasko KNEZEVIC
  Zrinjski.
  (186-PG-93)
  Avg: 18.8
 1. Knezevic, Zrinjski.18.8 
 2. Tuljkovic, Bosnjak18.3 
 3. Kovacevic, Spars S.17.2 
 4. Jovanovic, Spars S.16.7 
 5. Djurasovic, Zrinjski.15.8 
 6. Negovanovic, Gradj.15.7 
 7. Pelkic, Leotar15.4 
 8. Hasandic, Sloboda .14.6 
 9. Stanojevic, Mlado.14.3 
 10. Markovic, Gradj.14.1 
Rebounds Per Game
 Obrad TOMIC
  Kakanj
  (206-C-93)
  Avg: 9.8
 1. Tomic, Kakanj9.8 
 2. Kastropil, Siroki P.8.7 
 3. Markovic, Gradj.8.3 
 4. Pelkic, Leotar7.8 
 5. Stanojevic, Mlado.7.6 
 6. Djurasovic, Zrinjski.7.4 
 7. Marojevic, Gradj.7.1 
 8. Kadic, Bosnjak6.8 
 9. Karacic, Siroki P.6.7 
 10. Josilo, Bosna-Royal6.5 
Assists Per Game
 Jan MOCNIK
  Siroki P.
  (178-PG-87)
  Avg: 8.3
 1. Mocnik, Siroki P.8.3 
 2. Knezevic, Zrinjski.5.4 
 3. Princ, Zrinjski HT4.9 
 4. Fekete, Leotar4.6 
 5. Luzajic, Leotar4.0 
 6. Dovadzija, Bosnjak3.9 
 7. Aleksic, Mladost3.9 
 8. Vasiljevic, Bosna-Ro.3.8 
 9. Zahiragic, Spars S.3.7 
 10. Svilar, Kakanj3.5 
Steals Per Game
 Drasko KNEZEVIC
  Zrinjski.
  (186-PG-93)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Knezevic, Zrinjski.2.4 
 2. Brown, Sloboda .1.9 
 3. Tuljkovic, Bosnjak1.9 
 4. Mocnik, Siroki P.1.7 
 5. Princ, Zrinjski HT1.6 
 6. Pasajlic, Igokea1.4 
 7. Dreznjak, Siroki P.1.4 
 8. Samadan, Zrinjski.1.4 
 9. Negovanovic, Gradj.1.3 
 10. Sarajlic, Bosnjak1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Franko KASTROPIL
  Siroki P.
  (212-C-84)
  Avg: 1.1
 1. Kastropil, Siroki P.1.1 
 2. Sturanovic, Bosna-Ro.1.0 
 3. Karacic, Siroki P.1.0 
 4. Brummitt, Zrinjski.0.9 
 5. Pelkic, Leotar0.8 
 6. Radmilovic, Leotar0.7 
 7. Tomic, Kakanj0.6 
 8. Milosevic, Gradjanski0.6 
 9. Marojevic, Gradj.0.6 
 10. Djurasovic, Zrinjski.0.5 
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Getting to Know Kenan Krupic! - Mar 3, 2017


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Getting to Know Kenan Krupic!

In a sleepy little Canadian town lives two talented young Bosnian Canadian basketball talents Kenan and Emir Krupic. Kenan is wrapping up his high school career where he has blossomed into and excellent guard who has improved every year in high school. He had the chance to work with Samir Sehic who currently plays college basketball in the US and has improved markedly since those days. As a 195cm guard who can both play on and off the ball he should continue to improve as he moves onto the next level of his career after just ending his school basketball career. His younger brother Emir is just beginning his high school career and has just finished his freshman year in with the Burnaby South junior's team.

An interview and introduction to Kenan…

My name is Kenan Krupic, I was born on November 10 1999 in Burnaby BC, Canada. I come from a Bosnian background and I learned how to speak (Bosnian) it before I learned English, even though I was born in Canada. I have 3 brothers 1 younger and 2 older. Both of my older brothers have had a positive influence on me growing up because I have spent so much time with them as a kid and they have taught me everything I need to know not just for basketball but for life in general. I wanted to become a soccer player since my father was a pro player back in Bosnia before the war, but I had changed my mind after seeing my older brothers play basketball at the local community centers and schools and then from that point on my love for basketball outgrew my passion for soccer and luckily this was at an early stage of my life where I was still a kid so I had time to play basketball and develop more knowledge, skill and experience for it. I have always been the youngest in my grade so playing against older competition made me a much better player. I was never the best or the most confident player but I always had determination to get better and continue to work on my game physically and especially mentally.

Q) How old were you when you became interested in basketball?
I was about 7 years old when I first became interested it all started when my oldest brother started bringing me to watch his men's league games and from there on I fell in love with the sport.

Q) When did you become serious with the sport and realize it could be more than just a hobby?
When I was 10 years old I started playing organized basketball for a small community club team called Champlain basketball. I was never the best player but I had a lot of determination to become the best and from that point on I realized I wanted to make something out of basketball.

Q) What do you consider your strengths to be on the court?
My strengths on the court would be my height advantage, strength and athleticism for my size and position, my basketball IQ, shooting and penetrating to the hoop, and controlling the pace of the game.

Q) What do you feel you need to do to take your game to the next level?
I feel in order for me to take my game to the next level I need to continue to practice my shooting since shooting can take you a long way even if you aren't a physically gifted athlete. There is always room for improvement no matter how good I think I am.

Q) What has been your most memorable moment on the court?
At 15 years old I already had my most memorable moment on the court by leading my team to win the junior boys BC provincial championship in 2015.

Q) What is your next step in basketball?
I recently have just played my last game of high school basketball it was a disappointing season and as good as I player I am it just goes to prove that you can't do everything by yourself it requires a team effort to win championships so as the next step for me would be to continue to play in front of coaches and try my hardest to show off my skill and high potential.

Q) Who was your favorite player growing up and why?
My favorite player growing up was always LeBron James because of the pure power he plays with and being able to take control of the game at any given moment which is something I strive for. There is nobody like him and there won't be for a while.

Q) Your Background is Bosnian, who is your favorite player from BiH and from the former YU and why?
My favorite player from former YU has always been Drazen Petrovic simply because of how hard he competed against NBA greats like Michael Jordan and Reggie Miller. He never backed down from any trash talk, he proved doubters wrong, and he simply just competed harder than many players putting him at the top of my list for favorite players from the former YU.

Q) Is there anyone in the NBA that you try to model your game after?
Currently I try modelling my game after Russell Westbrook. Obviously I'm not as athletic as him but doing things similar to him such as pushing the pace, going coast to coast, playing with power and controlling the tempo of the game is what strive to be like, John wall would also be another example of who I try to model my game after with the addition of an accurate spot up shot.

Q) Do you follow the Bosnian National team?
Not the official men's team but I have watched some u16 and u17 Bosnian national team games and highlights so I know a little about that.

Q) Who is your favorite NBA team?
If Vancouver still had a team it would be them but since they don't I would say the Toronto Raptors would be my favorite since they are still in Canada.

Q) What is the most important lesson you have learned through basketball?
The most important lesson I have learned through basketball is too stay in control of your emotions no matter the result or the type of game you are playing. Staying in control of your emotions will help you move forward and improve not just on the next play down, but also in life.

Q) If there is something you could tell young kids who want to play basketball seriously, what advice would you give them?
One thing for sure I would tell the kids that want to take basketball seriously is that dreaming and doing are two different things, if you really want to take basketball seriously and want to make something out of it you must work hard and continue to practice and get better it won't hurt to take at least an hour of your day every day to do something to benefit yourself and somehow improve your game. It can be anything from eating healthier to working out, studying game film or even putting up some extra shots because I can promise you will see nothing but results the same way I have been seeing results by putting in hard work because nothing comes easy, family and friends can only push you so far because at the end of the day it is all up to you and how good you want to become. Another thing is if you decide to take basketball seriously, one thing you should know is that having a bad attitude will do nothing but drag you and your teammates down, mostly yourself and I know personally because I used to have that problem. You must always stay in control of your emotions and stay engaged in the game and make sure you never get down on yourself after missing a shot or making a bad play, if something bad happens just make it up on the next play down either on offense or defense. There will always be mental obstacles in basketball you just need to find a way to overcome them because there always will be a way to overcome any obstacle.

Thanks to Kenan for giving me his time and good luck to him, his brother and the entire Krupic family!
  




Marko Josilo
Division I Round 2 of Semi-Finals. Bosna-Royal and Igokea advance into Finals - 3 days ago
Zrinjski HT - Bosna-Royal 67-76 Bosna-Royal outgunned Zrinjski HT on the road to complete the sweep of the semifinal series. The guests trailed by 8 points after first quarter, but they rallied back and won the game by 9 points. Bosna-Royal outrebounded Zrinjski HT 39-28 including 28 on the defensive glass. The former international guard Marko Josilo (200-92) scored 13 points and 9 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and international Haris Delalic (202-94, agency: AproK Sports G...   [read more]

Dzanan Musa
Dzanan Musa selected the top Bosnian playing abroad in last week's games - 6 days ago
Here is the weekly review of the top performing Bosnia and Herzegovina players, who play currently abroad. This week's number one is an international shooting guard Dzanan Musa (204-99, agency: BeoBasket). He led Cedevita to a victory over the 11th-ranked Alkar Sinj in the Croatian A1 in Wednesday night's game.    [read more]

Quinton
McDuffie
Club Trujillo tabs Quinton McDuffie, ex Gorazde - 6 days ago
Club Trujillo (LNB) inked 27-year old American swingman Quinton McDuffie (197-104kg-90, college: Chowan). He played most recently at Gorazde in Bosnia and Herzegovina D2 league. The last season McDuffie played at Parque Sur in Argentinian TFB where in 14 games he averaged 8.0ppg and 3.5rpg. His college team won ODAC Tournament in 2009. McDuffie is a very experienced player. He has quite traveled the world as his pro career brought him to five different countries on four different continen...   [read more]


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Devonte Brown claims Bosnia and Herzegovina Division I weekly honour - 11 days ago  
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Division I Round 7 (Second Stage): Gradjanski hands first loss to Siroki Primorka - 18 days ago  
Vedran Princ claims Bosnia and Herzegovina Division I weekly honour - 23 days ago  
Division I Round 6 (Second Stage): Spars Sarajevo edges Sloboda Tuzla by three points - 24 days ago  
Bosnia and Herzegovina Division I round 5 (Second Stage) best performance: Drasko Knezevic - 26 days ago  
Division I Round 5 of Second Stage - 28 days ago  
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Milosevic's double-double lands him (Second Stage) Player of the Week award - 30 days ago  
Leo Svete receives good news no surgery needed! Plans to continue his career! - 1 month ago  
Division I Round 4 (Second Stage): Igokea hands first loss to Zrinjski HT - 1 month ago  
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