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A1 Standings
 1. GKK Sibenik 7-1 
 2. Jolly JBS 7-1 
 3. KK Split 7-1 
 4. Cedevita 6-2 
 5. Cibona 5-2 
 6. KK Zagreb 5-2 
 7. Zadar 5-3 
 8. Vrij.Osijek 4-4 
 9. Alkar Sinj 3-5 
 10. Zabok 2-5 
 11. Gorica 1-6 
 12. Kvarner 2010 1-7 
 13. Skrljevo 1-7 
 14. H.Analitica 0-8 
Full Standings
Last:11/28/2016
A2 Standings
Center
 1. Vern 8-1 
 2. Zapad 7-2 
 3. Rudes 6-3 
 4. Zaprude 5-4 
 5. Agrodalm 5-4 
 6. Mladost ZG 4-4 
 7. Sesvete 4-4 
 8. Bosco 4-4 
 9. Samobor 4-5 
 10. Dubrava 3-6 
 11. Maksimir 2-7 
 12. Fortuna 0-8 
East
 1. Belisce 6-1 
 2. Borovo 5-2 
 3. Djakovo 5-2 
 4. Pozega 4-3 
 5. Zupanja 4-3 
 6. Osjecki Sokol 3-3 
 7. Rekord Tim 3-4 
 8. Vukovar 3-4 
 9. Vinkovci 1-6 
 10. VROS Darda 0-6 
North
 1. Medjimurje C. 7-0 
 2. Podravac Virje 6-1 
 3. Graficar 5-2 
 4. Ivanic 4-2 
 5. Radnik 4-3 
 6. Petar Zrinski 3-4 
 7. Mladost D. 3-4 
 8. Bjelovar 1-6 
 9. Koprivnica 1-6 
 10. Ivancica 1-7 
South
 1. Ribola Kastela 6-0 
 2. Jazine 6-1 
 3. Diplomus 5-2 
 4. Puntamika 4-2 
 5. Omis-Cagalj T. 4-3 
 6. Dubrovnik 3-4 
 7. Solin 2-3 
 8. Adriatic S. 2-5 
 9. Sukosan 1-6 
 10. Cetina 0-7 
West
 1. Sanac 7-0 
 2. Ghia Staff 6-1 
 3. Kastav 5-2 
 4. Labin 4-2 
 5. Crikvenica 4-3 
 6. Istrauni 4-3 
 7. Stoja Pula 3-4 
 8. Pula 1981 3-4 
 9. Kraljevica 2-4 
 10. Zamet 2-5 
 11. Jadranka 1-6 
 12. Rovinj 0-7 
Full Standings
Last:11/29/2016
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1 Gran Canaria 5-1 
 2 Cedevita 5-2 
 3 N.Novgorod 3-3 
 4 Lietkabelis 3-4 
 5 MZT Skopje 0-6 
Group B
 1 Khimky 5-2 
 2 Lietuvos rytas 3-3 
 3 Fuenlabrada 3-3 
 4 ALBA 3-4 
 5 RETAbet BB 2-4 
Group C
 1 B.Muenchen 5-2 
 2 Zenit 4-2 
 3 UCAM Murcia 4-3 
 4 Unicaja 3-3 
 5 Buducnost 0-6 
Group D
 1 Valencia 5-1 
 2 Hapoel J-M 4-2 
 3 Ratiopharm 4-3 
 4 Lokomotiv 2-4 
 5 Un.Olimpija 1-6 
Last:11/30/2016
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Banvit BK 6-1 
 2 Monaco 6-1 
 3 CEZ Nymburk 4-3 
 4 Aris 4-3 
 5 Ironi Nahariya 3-4 
 6 Fraport SKY 3-4 
 7 Helios 1-6 
 8 Bakken 1-6 
Group B
 1 Le Mans 6-1 
 2 Umana VE 5-2 
 3 Pinar Karsiyaka 4-3 
 4 Avtodor 3-4 
 5 Oradea 3-4 
 6 Maccabi Rishon 3-4 
 7 Kataja Basket 3-4 
 8 Khimik 1-6 
Group C
 1 Neptunas 6-1 
 2 ASVEL 5-2 
 3 EWE Baskets 4-3 
 4 Ventspils 3-4 
 5 PAOK 3-4 
 6 Rosa Radom 3-4 
 7 Usak 2-5 
 8 Openjobmetis V. 2-5 
Group D
 1 Iberostar Tener. 5-2 
 2 Scandone AV 5-2 
 3 Juventus 5-2 
 4 Strasbourg 4-3 
 5 Oostende 3-4 
 6 Cibona 2-5 
 7 Mega Leks 2-5 
 8 Mornar Bar 2-5 
Group E
 1 Besiktas 6-1 
 2 Ludwigsburg 5-2 
 3 AEK Athens 4-3 
 4 Banco di Srd 3-4 
 5 Spirou 3-4 
 6 Partizan 3-4 
 7 Stelmet ZG 3-4 
 8 Szolnok 1-6 
Last:11/30/2016
Adriatic League Standings
 1 Crvena Zvezda 11-0 
 2 Buducnost 10-1 
 3 Partizan 8-3 
 4 Cedevita 7-4 
 5 Cibona 7-4 
 6 Igokea 6-5 
 7 Krka 5-5 
 8 Zadar 5-7 
 9 Mega Leks 4-7 
 10 Un.Olimpija 3-7 
 11 MZT Skopje 3-8 
 12 Mornar Bar 3-8 
 13 FMP 3-8 
 14 Karpos Sokoli 2-10 
Last:12/2/2016
Alpe Adria Cup Standings
Group A
 1 Zlatorog 4-1 
 2 Lastovka 3-1 
 3 Vrij.Osijek 2-3 
 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 Rieker KN 2-0 
 2 Rogaska 2-1 
 3 BK Decin 0-3 
Last:11/30/2016
Points Per Game
 Luka BOZIC
  
  (199-PG-96)
  Avg: 22.7
 1. Bozic, KK Zagreb22.7 
 2. Johnson, Alkar Sinj22.1 
 3. Smajlagic, Zabok21.3 
 4. Konjevic, Skrljevo20.0 
 5. Marcinkovic, KK Za.19.2 
 6. Veljacic, Kvarner18.4 
 7. Hopson, Cedevita18.0 
 8. Bundovic, Cedevita17.7 
 9. Slavica, Cibona16.9 
 10. Mustapic, Vrij.Os.16.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Jalen ROBINSON
  
  (206-F/C-93)
  Avg: 7.7
 1. Robinson, Vrij.Osi.7.7 
 2. Marcinkovic, KK Za.7.2 
 3. Bozic, KK Zagreb7.1 
 4. Slavica, Cibona7.0 
 5. Novacic, Jolly JBS6.9 
 6. Mazalin, Zadar6.9 
 7. Vitali, KK Zagreb6.7 
 8. Bundovic, Cedevita6.5 
 9. Halilovic, GKK S.6.0 
 10. Smajlagic, Zabok6.0 
Assists Per Game
 Brandon JOHNSON
  
  (183-G-86)
  Avg: 8.3
 1. Johnson, Alkar Sinj8.3 
 2. Scott, Jolly JBS7.6 
 3. Bozic, KK Zagreb6.7 
 4. Stockton, Cedevita6.0 
 5. Veljacic, Kvarner6.0 
 6. Vrbica, Gorica5.6 
 7. Palcic, Skrljevo5.3 
 8. Johnson, Cibona4.8 
 9. Kapusta, Zabok4.7 
 10. Vladovic, Zadar4.6 
Steals Per Game
 Brandon JOHNSON
  
  (183-G-86)
  Avg: 3.3
 1. Johnson, Alkar Sinj3.3 
 2. Stockton, Cedevita2.8 
 3. Jurlina, Zabok2.5 
 4. Vladovic, Zadar2.1 
 5. Veljacic, Kvarner2.0 
 6. Markulin, Jolly J.1.8 
 7. Vucic, Alkar Sinj1.8 
 8. Halilovic, GKK S.1.6 
 9. Mazalin, Zadar1.6 
 10. Konjevic, Skrljevo1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Filip BUNDOVIC
  
  (205-C/F-94)
  Avg: 2.3
 1. Bundovic, Cedevita2.3 
 2. Turkyilmaz, GKK S.1.1 
 3. Halilovic, GKK S.1.0 
 4. Zrnic, Zabok1.0 
 5. Krolo, Zabok1.0 
 6. Vukovic, Vrij.Osij.0.9 
 7. Boban, Skrljevo0.9 
 8. Loncar, Cedevita0.8 
 9. Marcinkovic, KK Za.0.7 
 10. Spralja, Jolly JBS0.7 
Player of the week
Round: 8

 Masan Vrbica
  Gorica
  (190-PG-)
  

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Round 9 (Regular Season)

Cibona 59% Dec.3 Zadar
Cedevita 85% Dec.3 Zabok
Alkar Sinj Dec.3 Jolly JBS 80%
GKK Sibenik 70% Dec.3 KK Zagreb
KK Split 94% Dec.3 Kvarner 2010
H.Analitica Dec.3 Skrljevo 65%
Vrij.Osijek 75% Dec.3 Gorica
Next Round Schedule

Round 10 (Regular Season)

West
Rekord Tim Dec.3 Vukovar 56%
Djakovo Dec.3 Borovo 51%
Vinkovci 76% Dec.3 VROS Darda
Zupanja 59% Dec.3 Pozega
Osjecki Soko Dec.3 Belisce 75%
Next Round Schedule

Round 9 (Regular Season)

Group A
Lietkabelis Dec.7 Gran Canaria 78%
MZT Skopje Dec.7 N.Novgorod 89%
Group B
Lietuvos ryt 73% Dec.7 ALBA
RETAbet BB 50% Dec.7 Fuenlabrada
Group C
Buducnost Dec.7 Zenit 92%
UCAM Murcia Dec.7 Unicaja 54%
Group D
Lokomotiv Dec.7 Hapoel J-M 67%
Un.Olimpija Dec.7 Valencia 88%
Next Round Schedule

Round 8 (Regular Season)

Group A
Aris 77% Dec.7 Helios
Banvit BK 75% Dec.7 Ironi Nahari
CEZ Nymburk 88% Dec.6 Bakken
Fraport SKY Dec.6 Monaco 74%
Group B
Avtodor 67% Dec.7 Khimik
Macc.Rishon 57% Dec.6 Kataja Bsk
Umana VE 51% Dec.6 Le Mans
Pinar Karsiy 55% Dec.6 Oradea
Group C
EWE Baskets 63% Dec.7 Ventspils
Neptunas 81% Dec.6 Usak
PAOK 71% Dec.6 Rosa Radom
ASVEL 83% Dec.6 Openjobmetis
Group D
Scandone AV 77% Dec.7 Mega Leks
Strasbourg Dec.7 Juventus 55%
Iberostar Te 81% Dec.7 Cibona
Oostende 73% Dec.6 Mornar Bar
Group E
Stelmet ZG 56% Dec.7 Banco di Srd
Szolnok Dec.7 AEK Athens 83%
Besiktas 78% Dec.7 Spirou
Partizan Dec.6 Ludwigsburg 66%
Next Round Schedule

Round 12 (Regular Season)

Crvena Zvezd 94% Dec.5 FMP
Mega Leks 52% Dec.4 Cibona
MZT Skopje Dec.4 Buducnost 82%
Krka Dec.3 Partizan 64%
Igokea 68% Dec.3 Mornar Bar
Cedevita 82% Dec.3 Un.Olimpija
Next Round Schedule

Round 8 (Regular Season)

Rogaska Dec.16 Rieker KN 60%
Zabok Dec.13 Arkadia 90%
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.
  




Ivan
Marinkovic
Adriatic League: Zadar ease past Karpos Sokoli - 40 minutes ago

Zadar - Karpos Sokoli 93:74 Zadar earned the fifth victory in the Adriatic League. They cruised past Karpos Sokoli at home court tonight. Ivan Marinkovic (209-F/C-93) and Lovro Mazalin (204-SF-97, agency: BeoBasket) provided 19 points each for the winners. Zadar secured a 24:18 lead ten minutes into the game. The teams traded baskets throughout the second term. Zadar arrived at halftime up by 6 points 43:37. Zadar tossed in 23 points in the third term to boost the gap at 9-point mark. T...   [read more]

Tomislav
Zubcic
Tomislav Zubcic signs at N.Novgorod - 4 hours ago

BC Nizhny Novgorod (VTB) landed 26-year old Croatian international power forward Tomislav Zubcic (208-90). He already started the season at Avtodor in the VTB. In 6 games he averaged 11.8ppg, 5.2rpg, 2.0apg and 1.0spg this season. Zubcic also played 7 games in Basketball Champions League where he had 13.4ppg, 5.0rpg and 2.1apg. The last season he played at another team OKC Blue in U.S. semi-pro league D-League. In 37 games he recorded 7.8ppg, 4.8rpg and 1.4apg. In 2012 Zubcic was drafted...   [read more]
First win for Bjelovar (A2 League) - 6 hours ago

Central Division - Round 9: Maksimir-Sesvete 59-72 (Stojanovic 17, Klapan 11 - Papak 21, Raguz 20), Agrodalm-Bosco 98-94 (Matic 29, Zuzul 16 - Culek 15, Kuga 15, Reljanovic 15), Zapad-Zaprudje 92-81 (Cubela 28, Car 27 - Gasparac 22, Babic 15), Dubrava-Fortuna 83-65 (Tomic 27, Smolic 14, Orsanic 14 - Atelj 18, Bahtijarevic 10, Martinjak 10), AKK Vern-Mladost 79-57 (Zivko 18, Kjajic 17 - Buljevic 15, Pesut 11), Rudes-Samobor 85-64 (K.Ljubicic 17, L.Ljubicic 12 - Silobod 22, Milatic 13). Sta...   [read more]


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