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A1 Standings
 1. GKK Sibenik 21-5 
 2. KK Split 21-5 
 3. Jolly JBS 20-6 
 4. Cibona 20-6 
 5. Zadar 19-7 
 6. Cedevita 18-8 
 7. Vrij.Osijek 12-14 
 8. KK Zagreb 12-14 
 9. Skrljevo 10-16 
 10. Zabok 8-17 
 11. Alkar Sinj 6-20 
 12. H.Analitica 6-20 
 13. Gorica 5-20 
 14. Kvarner 2010 3-23 
Full Standings
A2 Standings
 1. Jazine 14-2 
 2. Ribola Kastela 13-2 
 3. Vern 12-3 
 4. Podravac Virje 7-8 
 5. Rudes 7-9 
 6. Pula 1981 6-9 
 7. Belisce 6-10 
 8. Sanac 5-10 
 9. Graficar 4-11 
 10. Borovo 2-12 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
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
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 
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 
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 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Brandon JOHNSON
  Alkar Sinj
  Avg: 22.3
 1. Johnson, Alkar Sinj22.3 
 2. Bozic, KK Zagreb22.2 
 3. Marcinkovic, KK Za.19.1 
 4. Novacic, Jolly JBS19.0 
 5. Veljacic, Kvarner .17.2 
 6. Zoric, Cibona17.0 
 7. Mustapic, Vrij.Osijek16.8 
 8. Konjevic, Skrljevo16.7 
 9. Vucic, Alkar Sinj16.1 
 10. Sakic, Cibona15.5 
Rebounds Per Game
  Avg: 8.4
 1. Bilan, Cedevita8.4 
 2. Halilovic, GKK S.7.5 
 3. Robinson, Vrij.Osijek7.3 
 4. Sakic, Cibona6.9 
 5. Bozic, KK Zagreb6.8 
 6. Novacic, Jolly JBS6.7 
 7. Marcinkovic, KK Za.6.4 
 8. Rajic, H.Analitica5.9 
 9. Zganec, Cedevita5.9 
 10. Perkovic, Skrljevo5.8 
Assists Per Game
 Brandon JOHNSON
  Alkar Sinj
  Avg: 8.1
 1. Johnson, Alkar Sinj8.1 
 2. Bozic, KK Zagreb6.0 
 3. Reynolds, Cibona5.7 
 4. Scott, Jolly JBS5.7 
 5. Veljacic, Kvarner .5.5 
 6. Vrbica, Gorica5.3 
 7. Filipovic, KK Split5.2 
 8. Kapusta, Zabok4.9 
 9. Palcic, Skrljevo4.8 
 10. Raic, H.Analitica4.8 
Steals Per Game
 Brandon JOHNSON
  Alkar Sinj
  Avg: 2.9
 1. Johnson, Alkar Sinj2.9 
 2. Veljacic, Kvarner .2.3 
 3. Sirko, KK Split1.9 
 4. Mustapic, Vrij.Osijek1.8 
 5. Marcinkovic, KK Za.1.8 
 6. Babic, Zabok1.8 
 7. Reynolds, Cibona1.7 
 8. Stemberger, Skrlj.1.7 
 9. Vladovic, Zadar1.5 
 10. Bozic, KK Zagreb1.5 
Blocks Per Game
  GKK S.
  Avg: 1.4
 1. Turkyilmaz, GKK S.1.4 
 2. Halilovic, GKK S.1.3 
 3. Bundovic, Cedevita1.1 
 4. Zoric, Cibona1.0 
 5. Vukovic, Vrij.Osijek0.9 
 6. Vitali, KK Zagreb0.8 
 7. Usic, H.Analitica0.7 
 8. Papac, Jolly JBS0.7 
 9. Vlaic, KK Zagreb0.7 
 10. Zrnic, Zabok0.6 
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Pula 1981 Jun.3 Ribola Kaste 80%
Rudes Jun.3 Jazine 79%
Belisce 63% Jun.3 Sanac
Vern 89% Jun.3 Graficar
Podravac Vir 86% Jun.3 Borovo
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.

Miro Bilan
Cedevita stay alive, force decisive Game 5 - 6 hours ago
Cedevita outscored Cibona 79-54 to push the 2017 Finals to a decisive game 5 on Tuesday. Dzanan Musa (204-SG-99) finished with 16 points, Miro Bilan (213-C-89) had 12 points and 12 rebounds, Marko Tomas (201-G-85) added 12 points, Ryan Boatright (183-PG-92, college: Connecticut) 11, Filip Kruslin (198-SG-89) and Mirza Begic (216-C-85) both scored 10 points. The game featured seven lead changes and two ties in the opening quarter. Cedevita opened second quarter with a 3-pointer by Dzanan M...   [read more]

Zeljko Sakic
Cibona take 2-1 lead over Cedevita in Finals - 3 days ago
Cibona led by as many as 17 points early in the fourth quarter and defeated reigning champion Cedevita 72-67 in Finals Game 3 to grab a 2-1 lead in the best-of-the-five series. Zeljko Sakic (204-F-88) scored 25 points on shooting 9-of-13 from the field including 4-of-5 behind the 3-point line and grabbed 10 rebounds, Marin Rozic (201-F-83) added 15 points and Luka Zoric (211-C-84) 11. Game 4 will be played on Sunday. The game featured three ties and just one lead change that came on back-...   [read more]

Ivan Penic
Vern keeps hope alive for promotion (A2 League) - 3 days ago
AKK Vern beat bottom placed Borovo 101-83 on road in the last game of Croatian A2 League Championship Stage Round 15 to keep alive their hope to promote. Ivan Penic (202-F-89) poured in 24 points and 10 rebounds, Luka Zivko (202-C/F-96) collected 20 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists, Filip Simovic (95) came off the bench for 20 points on shooting 5-of-7 behind the 3-point line and Luka Jakic added 17 points. After trailing by one, Vern scored eight straight points including back-to-back 3-...   [read more]

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Hrvoje Peric selected the top Croatian playing abroad in last week's games - 5 days ago  
Jazine, Kastela take another step towards promotion - 8 days ago  
Cibona regain home-court advantage, top Cedevita 91-85 - 8 days ago  
Cedevita rally from 14-point fourth quarter defciit to steal Game 1 - 11 days ago  
Kastela beat Vern, close in on promotion (A2 League) - 14 days ago  
Mladen Primorac joins Student Mostar, Neven Plantak is a new head coach of Posusje - 14 days ago  
Osijek extends Aljosa Sarac through 2023 - 15 days ago  
Cedevita too hot for Split, reach fourth straight Finals - 17 days ago  
Leading trio in A2 League all win (Round 13) - 17 days ago  
Coach Drazen Anzulovic left MKS Dabrowa Gornicza - 17 days ago  
Cibona sweep GKK Sibenik to advance to finals - 18 days ago  
Cibona, Cedevita with the break in semi-finals Game 1 - 21 days ago  
Cibona knock down 15 3-pointers to advance to semi-finals - 23 days ago  
Split never trailed in decisive Game 3 - 25 days ago  
Roko-Leni Ukic selected the top Croatian playing abroad in last week's games - 26 days ago  
Belisce hand AKK Vern first loss (A2 League) - 27 days ago  
GKK Sibenik hit 18 3-pointers to sweep Zagreb, Zadar force decisive Game 3 - 28 days ago  
Osijek force game 3, Cedevita sweep Jolly JBS - 29 days ago  
GKK Sibenik secure home court advantage in style, Cibona ends Zadar's 11-game winning streak - 1 month ago  
Cedevita steal home court advantage, Split capitalize on 17-2 4th quarter run - 1 month ago  
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