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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
Last:4/24/2017
A2 Standings
 1. Vern 9-0 
 2. Jazine 7-2 
 3. Ribola Kastela 7-2 
 4. Podravac Virje 4-4 
 5. Rudes 4-5 
 6. Graficar 3-6 
 7. Sanac 3-6 
 8. Pula 1981 3-6 
 9. Borovo 2-6 
 10. Belisce 2-7 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:4/22/2017
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. MZT Skopje 8-18 
 14. Krka 8-18 
Last:4/17/2017
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
 Brandon JOHNSON
  Alkar Sinj
  (183-G-86)
  Avg: 22.3
 1. Johnson, Alkar Sinj22.3 
 2. Bozic, KK Zagreb22.0 
 3. Marcinkovic, KK Za.19.0 
 4. Novacic, Jolly JBS19.0 
 5. Veljacic, Kvarner .17.2 
 6. Mustapic, Vrij.Osijek17.2 
 7. Konjevic, Skrljevo16.7 
 8. Vucic, Alkar Sinj16.1 
 9. Sakic, Cibona15.8 
 10. Zoric, Cibona15.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Miro BILAN
  Cedevita
  (213-C-89)
  Avg: 7.7
 1. Bilan, Cedevita7.7 
 2. Halilovic, GKK S.7.5 
 3. Novacic, Jolly JBS7.0 
 4. Robinson, Vrij.Osijek7.0 
 5. Bozic, KK Zagreb6.9 
 6. Marcinkovic, KK Za.6.6 
 7. Sakic, Cibona6.5 
 8. Rajic, H.Analitica5.9 
 9. Perkovic, Skrljevo5.8 
 10. Bundovic, Cedevita5.7 
Assists Per Game
 Brandon JOHNSON
  Alkar Sinj
  (183-G-86)
  Avg: 8.1
 1. Johnson, Alkar Sinj8.1 
 2. Bozic, KK Zagreb6.3 
 3. Scott, Jolly JBS5.7 
 4. Filipovic, KK Split5.6 
 5. Veljacic, Kvarner .5.5 
 6. Vrbica, Gorica5.3 
 7. Kapusta, Zabok4.9 
 8. Palcic, Skrljevo4.8 
 9. Raic, H.Analitica4.8 
 10. Sarac, Vrij.Osijek4.6 
Steals Per Game
 Brandon JOHNSON
  Alkar Sinj
  (183-G-86)
  Avg: 2.9
 1. Johnson, Alkar Sinj2.9 
 2. Veljacic, Kvarner .2.3 
 3. Sirko, KK Split1.9 
 4. Mustapic, Vrij.Osijek1.8 
 5. Babic, Zabok1.8 
 6. Marcinkovic, KK Za.1.8 
 7. Stemberger, Skrlj.1.7 
 8. Mazalin, Zadar1.6 
 9. Vladovic, Zadar1.5 
 10. Novacic, Jolly JBS1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Izzet TURKYILMAZ
  GKK S.
  (212-F/C-90)
  Avg: 1.5
 1. Turkyilmaz, GKK S.1.5 
 2. Halilovic, GKK S.1.4 
 3. Bundovic, Cedevita1.1 
 4. Vukovic, Vrij.Osijek1.0 
 5. Zoric, Cibona0.9 
 6. Vlaic, KK Zagreb0.8 
 7. Vitali, KK Zagreb0.8 
 8. Papac, Jolly JBS0.7 
 9. Usic, H.Analitica0.7 
 10. Zrnic, Zabok0.6 
Player of the Week

 Jakov Mustapic
  Vrij.Osijek
  ( 193-G-94 )
  
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Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Quarter-Finals)

Jolly JBS 67% Apr.27 Cedevita
Cibona 53% Apr.27 Zadar
GKK Sibenik 73% Apr.26 KK Zagreb
KK Split 72% Apr.26 Vrij.Osijek
Next Round Schedule

Round 8 (Second Stage)

Podravac Vir Apr.29 Ribola Kaste 54%
Graficar 73% Apr.29 Borovo
Belisce Apr.29 Vern 93%
Rudes 77% Apr.29 Sanac
Pula 1981 Apr.29 Jazine 75%
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Semi-Finals)

Banvit BK 58% Apr.28 Monaco
Iberostar Te 60% Apr.28 Umana VE
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.
  




Roko Badzim
GKK Sibenik beat Cedevita on road to win regular season, Hermes avoid regulation with their first road win of the season - 20 hours ago
Cibona used a final 8-0 run to beat Split 76-70 and GKK Sibenik defeated Cedevita 69-64 to win the regular season crown. Hermes Analitica recorded their first road win, 88-83 against Zabok to avoid relegation. Here are the quarterfinals pairings GKK Sibenik (1) - Vrijednosnice Osijek (8), Split (2) - Zagreb (7), Jolly JBS (3) - Cedevita (6), Cibona (4) - Zadar (5). Dates - Game 1: 26-27/04. Game 2: 29-30/04. Game 3: 03-04/05. Cibona -Split 76-70: The game saw 16 lead changes and 8 ties...   [read more]

Mario Novak
Top trio all win (A2 League) - 1 day ago
AKK Vern, Jazine Arbanasi and Ribola Kastela all won in the Croatian A2 League Championship Stage Round 9. AKK Vern-Graficar 91-87: After trailing by two late in the third quarter, Vern went on a 16-3 run to go up 72-61, their largest lead of the night. Graficar cut the deficit to one with two minutes remaining. Vern responded with an 8-1 run to extend their advantage to 88-80 with less than a minute to go. Filip Kordic (196-SG-92) scored 28 points, Filip Simovic (95) 19, Luka Zivko (202...   [read more]

Hrvoje
Puljko
Tabriz lands Hrvoje Puljko, ex Zabok for Play-Off Games !!! - 1 day ago
Shahrdary Tabriz (Superleague) tabbed experienced 34-year old Croatian guard Hrvoje Puljko (193-83). He played recently at KK Zabok in Croatian A1 league. Despite having an average resume for playing in a league like Iran Superleague, in 8 games he averaged 22.5ppg, 4.5rpg, 3.8apg and 1.6spg this season. Puljko also played earlier that season for Spartak in Serbian KLS where in 9 A1 games he had 11.1ppg, 2.1rpg, 1.3apg and 1.4spg. He is an experienced player. Puljko has played also profe...   [read more]

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