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A1 Standings
 1. KK Split 19-3 
 2. GKK Sibenik 18-4 
 3. Jolly JBS 17-5 
 4. Cedevita 16-5 
 5. Cibona 15-5 
 6. Zadar 14-7 
 7. Vrij.Osijek 11-10 
 8. KK Zagreb 10-11 
 9. Zabok 7-13 
 10. Skrljevo 7-15 
 11. Alkar Sinj 6-16 
 12. H.Analitica 4-18 
 13. Gorica 3-17 
 14. Kvarner 2010 2-20 
Full Standings
Last:3/25/2017
A2 Stage Two Standings
 1. Vern 4-0 
 2. Ribola Kastela 3-1 
 3. Borovo 2-2 
 4. Pula 1981 2-2 
 5. Jazine 2-2 
 6. Podravac Virje 2-2 
 7. Belisce 2-2 
 8. Graficar 1-3 
 9. Rudes 1-3 
 10. Sanac 1-3 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:3/22/2017
Eurocup Standings
Group E
 1 Lokomotiv 5-1 
 2 Gran Canaria 4-2 
 3 Fuenlabrada 2-4 
 4 UCAM Murcia 1-5 
Group F
 1 B.Muenchen 6-0 
 2 Khimky 4-2 
 3 Lietkabelis 2-4 
 4 Ratiopharm 0-6 
Group G
 1 Hapoel J-M 5-1 
 2 Zenit 3-3 
 3 Lietuvos rytas 3-3 
 4 N.Novgorod 1-5 
Group H
 1 Valencia 6-0 
 2 Unicaja 3-3 
 3 Cedevita 2-4 
 4 ALBA 1-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/8/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1. Monaco 12-2 
 2. Banvit BK 11-3 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 10-4 
 4. Aris 8-6 
 5. Fraport SKY 7-7 
 6. Ironi Nahariya 5-9 
 7. Helios 2-12 
 8. Bakken 1-13 
Group B
 1. Le Mans 9-5 
 2. Umana VE 9-5 
 3. Pinar Karsiyaka 9-5 
 4. Avtodor 7-7 
 5. Maccabi Rishon 7-7 
 6. Oradea 6-8 
 7. Kataja Basket 6-8 
 8. Khimik 3-11 
Group C
 1. ASVEL 10-4 
 2. Neptunas 10-4 
 3. EWE Baskets 10-4 
 4. PAOK 7-7 
 5. Ventspils 7-7 
 6. Usak 5-9 
 7. Openjobmetis V. 4-10 
 8. Rosa Radom 3-11 
Group D
 1. Iberostar Tener. 11-3 
 2. Scandone AV 10-4 
 3. Strasbourg 9-5 
 4. Juventus 8-6 
 5. Oostende 6-8 
 6. Cibona 5-9 
 7. Mega Leks 4-10 
 8. Mornar Bar 3-11 
Group E
 1. Besiktas 12-2 
 2. AEK Athens 9-5 
 3. Partizan 8-6 
 4. Ludwigsburg 8-6 
 5. Banco di Srd 7-7 
 6. Spirou 6-8 
 7. Stelmet ZG 4-10 
 8. Szolnok 2-12 
Last:1/25/2017
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 Krka 8-18 
 14 MZT Skopje 8-18 
Last:3/13/2017
Alpe Adria Cup Standings
Group A
 1 Zlatorog 5-1 
 2 KK Primorska 4-2 
 3 Vrij.Osijek 2-4 
 4 Klosterneuburg 1-5 
Group B
 1 Helios 2-1 
 2 Arkadia 2-1 
 3 Zabok 0-2 
Group C
 1 Levice 3-1 
 2 Kapfenberg 3-1 
 3 Tajfun 0-4 
Group D
 1 Rogaska 3-1 
 2 Rieker KN 2-2 
 3 BK Decin 1-3 
Last:1/18/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Hrvoje PULJKO
  Zabok
  (193-G-83)
  Avg: 25.6
 1. Puljko, Zabok25.6 
 2. Bozic, KK Zagreb22.4 
 3. Johnson, Alkar Sinj22.3 
 4. Smajlagic, Zabok21.2 
 5. Marcinkovic, KK Za.19.0 
 6. Novacic, Jolly JBS18.4 
 7. Veljacic, Kvarner .17.4 
 8. Mustapic, Vrij.Osijek16.8 
 9. Ivanov, GKK Sibenik16.7 
 10. Vucic, Alkar Sinj16.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Jalen ROBINSON
  Vrij.Osijek
  (206-F/C-93)
  Avg: 7.4
 1. Robinson, Vrij.Osijek7.4 
 2. Halilovic, GKK S.7.3 
 3. Novacic, Jolly JBS7.2 
 4. Bilan, Cedevita7.1 
 5. Bozic, KK Zagreb6.8 
 6. Smajlagic, Zabok6.6 
 7. Mazalin, Zadar6.6 
 8. Marcinkovic, KK Za.6.5 
 9. Rajic, H.Analitica5.9 
 10. Zganec, Cedevita5.8 
Assists Per Game
 Brandon JOHNSON
  Alkar Sinj
  (183-G-86)
  Avg: 8.1
 1. Johnson, Alkar Sinj8.1 
 2. Reynolds, Cibona7.3 
 3. Bozic, KK Zagreb6.4 
 4. Scott, Jolly JBS6.3 
 5. Veljacic, Kvarner .5.5 
 6. Filipovic, KK Split5.4 
 7. Kapusta, Zabok5.0 
 8. Vrbica, Gorica4.8 
 9. Palcic, Skrljevo4.8 
 10. Raic, H.Analitica4.8 
Steals Per Game
 Brandon JOHNSON
  Alkar Sinj
  (183-G-86)
  Avg: 2.9
 1. Johnson, Alkar Sinj2.9 
 2. Veljacic, Kvarner .2.2 
 3. Babic, Zabok2.0 
 4. Sirko, KK Split2.0 
 5. Mazalin, Zadar1.9 
 6. Stemberger, Skrlj.1.8 
 7. Marcinkovic, KK Za.1.8 
 8. James, Cedevita1.7 
 9. Mustapic, Vrij.Osijek1.7 
 10. Katic, Cedevita1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Izzet TURKYILMAZ
  GKK S.
  (212-F/C-90)
  Avg: 1.4
 1. Turkyilmaz, GKK S.1.4 
 2. Halilovic, GKK S.1.3 
 3. Krolo, Zabok1.1 
 4. Bundovic, Cedevita1.1 
 5. Vukovic, Vrij.Osijek1.0 
 6. Vlaic, KK Zagreb0.7 
 7. Vitali, KK Zagreb0.7 
 8. Zoric, Cibona0.7 
 9. Spaleta, Zadar0.6 
 10. Robinson, Vrij.Osijek0.6 
Player of the Week

 Mateo Kedzo
  KK Split
  ( 206-F/C-114-84 )
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 22 (Regular Season)

Zadar 64% Mar.25 Cibona
Zabok Mar.25 Cedevita 81%
Gorica Mar.25 Vrij.Osijek 80%
Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Second Stage)

Ribola Kaste 78% Mar.25 Belisce
Rudes 52% Mar.25 Graficar
Pula 1981 66% Mar.25 Podravac Vir
Jazine 63% Mar.25 Borovo
Sanac Mar.25 Vern 83%
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Finals)

Valencia 84% Mar.28 Unicaja
Next Round Schedule

Game 2 (Quarter-Finals)

Iberostar Te 60% Mar.28 ASVEL
Umana VE 52% Mar.28 Pinar Karsiy
Ludwigsburg Mar.28 Banvit BK 63%
Banco di Srd Mar.28 Monaco 64%
Next Round Schedule

Game 2 (Semi-Finals)

Buducnost Mar.28 Crvena Zvezd 56%
Interview with Damir Rancic - Sep 21, 2012


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The Croatian sharp shooter helped KK Zagreb Croatia Osiguranje have a good year in their first ever Euroleague experience and chipped in 6.1ppg mostly from beyond the arc to make things easier for quality big men such as Kasun, Markota, May and Heytvelt. Damir Rancic (199-G-83) has things to say regarding his basketball career and future plans.

You had a stint in the Euroleague with Cibona earlier and last year got back to the competition with KK Zagreb Croatia Osiguranje. Would you call it a successful season for Zagreb side?

Like you said my first experience with Euroleague was in Cibona 2006 and it was a success last year. It was a debut in Euroleauge for KK Zagreb Croatia Osiguranje and I think the season was ok. We started group with a couple of big losses but in the second part of the group we started to play better and until the last game we had a chance to go into Top 16 but we lost the last game against Zalgiris and said goodbye to Euroleauge.

Compare to your previous Euroleague experience what do you think of the last year?

The Euroleague is obviously getting bigger and tougher every year. Yes i think that euroleauge is getting better and tougher every year.. Its getting more physical and stronger day by day. In terms of organization Euroleague is one of the best sports events ever done.

Croatian basketball is producing a lot of talent everyday but it seems like people are expecting better success from the national team that you have been a part of as well?

That is true... We have so much young talents and gold medals in youth categories but nobody knows what the problem is with the senior team.. We lost 3 or 4 times in a row in quarter finals starting from Belgrade 2005 where I also participated in.

Mostly youre listed as a guard but do you think you are more of a shooting guard or else a small forward and on the floor positions matter as much as many believe?

My natural position is the shooting guard butIi can also play at small forward because I am 1.99 cm tall, but my trademark is getting out of the screens and shooting with a high percentage..

People know you as a true shooter. Your 3 point percentage has always been high and its said shooting is an instinct?

Yes that is my best thing and people know me through that... I think it is an instinct but also reqiures lots of hard work.

Like many other free agents you seem to be waiting for the right offer since you didnt agree terms with any club yet. Any progress going on with your negotiations?

Everybody knows the situation and the market is bad this year. Many teams lowered the budgets and also have problem with paying on time so I decided to wait for the right offer because I want to be on a team where I can give my best. So far in this season I havent found what Im looking for but I know it will be coming soon..

How does it feel to be professional athlete whos always at the practice or on the road for the games? Do you manage to save enough time for yourself and what do you do on your spare time?

Many players start to practice regularly in a very young age and that kind of life is in their blood... I like basketball and that kind of living so I don't have any problem with having no time for other things. I usually read books or play video games or go fishing in summer time just to get rid of the stress of basketball life.
  




Wiliam
Hatcher
Adriatic League: William Hatcher carries Partizan part Cedevita in Belgrade - 12 hours ago
Partizan - Cedevita 74:73 William Hatcher drained a jumper with just 3 seconds remaining in regulation to propel Partizan to a vital home win over Cedevita in Game 2 of the semifinal series. He finished with 23 points for the Serbian team as they levelled best-of-three series at 1-1. The third game is schedule for April 1st in Zagreb. It looked hopeful for the hosts early in the game. Partizan jumped to a 20:13 lead after ten minutes. Cedevita picked up the tempo in the second term   [read more]

Wiliam
Hatcher
Adriatic League: Wiliam Hatcher carries Partizan part Cedevita in Belgrade - 12 hours ago
Partizan - Cedevita 74:73 Wiliam Hatcher (188-PG-84, college: Miami, OH) drained a jumper with just 3 seconds remaining in regulation to propel Partizan to a vital home win over Cedevita in Game 2 of the semifinal series. He finished with 23 points for the Serbian team as they levelled best-of-three series at 1-1. The third game is schedule for April 1st in Zagreb. It looked hopeful for the hosts early in the game. Partizan jumped to a 20:13 lead after ten minutes. Cedevita picked up th...   [read more]
KK Graficar is ready to win they first game in qualifications for Premier league in Croatia - 4 days ago
null Basketball Club Graficar from Ludbreg experienced a first defeat at home and the second defeat in qualifying for the Premier League. Team of Graficar was losing even 17 differences at the end of the third quarter, but then players of Graficar were still relaxed and in the mood and they came to 1 difference, minute from the end of the game, but some minor glitches of judges, victory brought guests from Belisce. Graficar and Podravac Virje in next season for sure are playing A1 leagu...   [read more]


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