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A1 Stage Two Standings
Places 1-8
 1. Cedevita 13-1 
 2. Cibona 11-3 
 3. Zadar 8-6 
 4. Kvarner 2010 7-7 
 5. KK Zagreb 7-7 
 6. KK Split 5-9 
 7. Gorica 4-10 
 8. GKK Sibenik 1-13 
Places 9-14
 1. Alkar Sinj 12-8 
 2. Zabok 11-9 
 3. Jolly JBS 11-9 
 4. Osijek 11-9 
 5. Skrljevo 10-10 
 6. Ribola Kastela 5-15 
Stage One Standings
Last:5/18/2016
A2 Standings
 1. H.Analitica 8-0 
 2. Jazine 5-3 
 3. Stoja Pula 3-5 
 4. Borovo 3-5 
 5. Medjimurje C. 1-7 
Stage One Standings
Last:5/11/2016
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1. AEK Athens 0-0 
 2. Cedevita 0-0 
 3. Gran Canaria 0-0 
 4. Lietkabelis 0-0 
 5. N.Novgorod 0-0 
 6. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
Group B
 1. ALBA 0-0 
 2. Dominion BB 0-0 
 3. Khimky 0-0 
 4. Krasny Oktyabr 0-0 
 5. Lietuvos rytas 0-0 
 6. Partizan 0-0 
Group C
 1. B.Muenchen 0-0 
 2. Buducnost 0-0 
 3. MZT Skopje 0-0 
 4. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
 5. Unicaja 0-0 
 6. Zenit 0-0 
Group D
 1. Fuenlabrada 0-0 
 2. Hapoel J-M 0-0 
 3. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 4. Ratiopharm 0-0 
 5. Un.Olimpija 0-0 
 6. Valencia 0-0 
Last:7/21/2016
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group A
 1. Alba 0-0 
 2. Chalon 0-0 
Group B
 1. Gravelines 0-0 
 2. Limburg United 0-0 
Group C
 1. Mons-Hainaut 0-0 
 2. Telekom Bsk 0-0 
Group D
 1. Antwerp 0-0 
 2. Nanterre 0-0 
Group E
 1. Oberwart 0-0 
 2. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 0-0 
Group F
 1. Bnei Hertzeliyya 0-0 
 2. Steaua CSM 0-0 
Group G
 1. Gaziantep 0-0 
 2. Peja 0-0 
Group H
 1. Enisey 0-0 
 2. Sigal Prishtina 0-0 
Group I
 1. TLU/Kalev 0-0 
 2. Vytautas 0-0 
Group J
 1. Apoel 0-0 
 2. BK Opava 0-0 
 3. Siauliai 0-0 
Group Q
 1. Demir IBB 0-0 
 2. Kormend 0-0 
 3. Sopron KC 0-0 
 4. Targu Mures 0-0 
Last:8/9/2016
Points Per Game
 James FLORENCE
  Cibona
  (185-PG-88)
  Avg: 18.7
 1. Florence, Cibona18.7 
 2. Washington, Roanne16.2 
 3. Zizic, Cibona16.0 
 4. Spralja, Kvarner15.5 
 5. Perkovic, Skrljevo15.5 
 6. Bozic, KK Zagreb15.3 
 7. Brkic, Jolly JBS15.3 
 8. Rogic, Skrljevo15.2 
 9. Kus, Skrljevo15.1 
 10. Tesija, Alkar Sinj14.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Kristijan KRAJINA
  GKK S.
  (211-F-90)
  Avg: 10.4
 1. Krajina, GKK S.10.4 
 2. Zizic, Cibona9.8 
 3. Brkic, Jolly JBS8.4 
 4. Papac, Gorica8.1 
 5. Vranes, Jolly JBS8.0 
 6. Halilovic, KK Za.7.7 
 7. Tesija, Alkar Sinj7.4 
 8. Diminic, Osijek6.4 
 9. Perkovic, Skrljevo6.3 
 10. Marcinkovic, KK Z.6.2 
Assists Per Game
 Teo PETANI
  GKK Sibenik
  (190-G-88)
  Avg: 7
 1. Petani, GKK Sibenik7.0 
 2. Basic, Zadar5.7 
 3. Segaric, Jolly JBS5.5 
 4. Junakovic, H.Anali.5.1 
 5. Washington, Roanne4.7 
 6. Rogic, Skrljevo4.6 
 7. Kapusta, Gorica4.4 
 8. Marinelli, Kvarner4.3 
 9. Vladovic, KK Zagreb4.0 
 10. Glavinic, Alkar S.3.9 
Steals Per Game
 Mauro VELJACIC
  Kvarner .
  (183-PG-93)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Veljacic, Kvarner2.6 
 2. Williams, Ribola K.2.0 
 3. Segaric, Jolly JBS1.9 
 4. Marcinkovic, KK Za.1.9 
 5. Junakovic, H.Anali.1.9 
 6. Rozic, Cibona1.6 
 7. Marinelli, Kvarner1.5 
 8. Perkovic, Skrljevo1.4 
 9. Badzim, GKK S.1.4 
 10. Brkic, Jolly JBS1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Ante ZIZIC
  Cibona
  (210-F/C-97)
  Avg: 1.3
 1. Zizic, Cibona1.3 
 2. Papac, Gorica1.2 
 3. Halilovic, KK Za.1.0 
 4. Spralja, Kvarner1.0 
 5. Zoric, Cedevita0.9 
 6. Loncar, Zabok0.9 
 7. Brkic, Jolly JBS0.9 
 8. Kraljevic, Zadar0.9 
 9. Ramljak, Zadar0.8 
 10. Warren, Obras B.0.8 

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First Round Schedule
Group A
AEK Athens 50% Oct.12 N.Novgorod
Gran Canaria 50% Oct.12 Cedevita
Lietkabelis 50% Oct.12 Stelmet ZG
Group B
ALBA 50% Oct.12 Partizan
Khimky 50% Oct.12 Lietuvos ryt
Krasny Oktya 50% Oct.12 Dominion BB
Group C
Zenit 50% Oct.12 B.Muenchen
UCAM Murcia 50% Oct.12 Buducnost
Unicaja 50% Oct.12 MZT Skopje
Group D
Fuenlabrada 50% Oct.12 Hapoel J-M
Valencia 50% Oct.12 Ratiopharm
Un.Olimpija 50% Oct.12 Lokomotiv
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Sopron KC 50% Sep.28 Kormend
Targu Mures 50% Sep.28 Demir IBB
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Ante Tomic selected the top Croatian playing abroad in last week's games - Feb 19, 2013


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Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Croatians who are currently playing abroad.


Ante Tomic
Ante Tomic
   #1. This week's number one is former international center Ante Tomic (217-87, currently plays in Spain). He led Regal FC Barcelona to a 2-point victory over the 16th-ranked Baloncesto Fuenlabrada (6-15) 72-70 in the Spanish ACB in Sunday night's game. Tomic was MVP of the game. He scored 18 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in 27 minutes on the court. Regal FC Barcelona (13-8) is placed sixth in the ACB. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. Tomic is currently third on the league's list of best rebounders with 6.6rpg. He also averaged so far 12.6ppg, 1.3apg, 2FGP: 62.4%(113-181) and FT: 75.0% in the 21 games he played so far. Tomic played for the Croatian senior national team two years ago.

Kresimir Loncar
Kresimir Loncar
   #2. Second place goes to former international forward Kresimir Loncar (210-83, agency: Alti Sport, currently plays in Euroleague), who plays in Russia. He could not help Khimky (4-3) in their last game on Friday. Despite Loncar's very good performance the fourth-placed Khimky was defeated 87-82 at home by the higher-ranked Olympiacos (#3) in the group F of Euroleague. He was the second best scorer with 19 points. Loncar also added 9 rebounds. This season Loncar averages: 8.6ppg, 3.9rpg, 2FGP: 55.4%(56-101), 3FGP: 33.3% and FT: 88.6%. He played for the Croatian national team in 2010.

Marko Popovic
Marko Popovic
   #3. The Croatian player who performed third best last week abroad was former international guard Marko Popovic (185-82, college: S.Idaho JC, currently plays in Euroleague). Popovic led his Lithuanian team Zalgiris to an overtime victory over the eighth-ranked Brose Baskets Bamberg (0-7) 88-87 in the Euroleague on Thursday night. He was the best player in that game. Popovic recorded 21 points in 27 minutes. B.C. Zalgiris Kaunas (3-4) is placed fifth in group E. Popovic is currently eighth on the league's list of top scorers with 14.4ppg. This year his other stats are: 1.4rpg, 1.9apg, 3FGP: 46.7%(43-92) and FT: 87.5% in the 17 games. Popovic played for the Croatian national team two years ago.

Rok Stipcevic
Rok Stipcevic
   #4. Point guard Rok Stipcevic (185-86, currently plays in Italy) led VL Pesaro to a surprising victory over the third-ranked Montepaschi Siena (13-6) 78-73 in the Italian SerieA in Monday night's game. He was the top player that evening. Stipcevic recorded 27 points (!!!), 8 rebounds and 3 assists. Victoria Libertas Pesaro (5-14) is placed 14th in the SerieA. Stipcevic has individually a very good season with high stats. He averages: 19.2ppg, 3.0rpg, 2.7apg and 1.7spg. Stipcevic is also Croatian national team player.

Zvonko Buljan
Zvonko Buljan
   #5. Former U18 international forward Zvonko Buljan (206-87, college: TCU, currently plays in Cyprus) led Keravnos to a victory over the league outsider Omonia (3-17) 89-84 in the Cypriot Division A last Friday. He was the top player that evening. Buljan scored 19 points, had 9 boards, passed 6 assists and added 6 steals in 32 minutes; quite an impressive performance considering it's only his third season in pro basketball. Keravnos Strovolou (18-3) is placed first in the Division A. It was his team's seventh consecutive victory in a row. The Regular Season already ended. Buljan is currently third on the league's list of best rebounders with 7.9rpg. This year he also averages: 10.0ppg, 2.6apg and 1.7spg in the 10 games. Buljan used to play for the Croatian U18 national team eight years ago.

Krunoslav Simon
Krunoslav Simon
   #6. Swingman Krunoslav Simon (197-85, agency: Beo Basket, currently plays in Euroleague) was the main contributor in a 2-point Unicaja Malaga's victory against the closely-ranked ALBA Berlin (1-6) 67-65 in the Euroleague on Thursday night. He was the top player that evening. Simon recorded 12 points and added 3 assists. Unicaja Malaga (3-4) is placed sixth in group E. Simon has relatively good stats this season: 10.4ppg, 3.5rpg and 2.6apg. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Croatian National Team roster.

Tomislav Ruzic
Tomislav Ruzic
   #7. An experienced former international power forward Tomislav Ruzic (207-79, currently plays in EuroChallenge) contributed to Tofas' victory against the closely-ranked Norrkoping Dolphins (1-4) 76-70 in the EuroChallenge in Tuesday night's game. Ruzic was the top player that evening. He scored 19 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 32 minutes. Tofas Bursa (2-3) is placed third in group K. They ended the series of three consecutive loses. Ruzic's team will play only one more game in the EuroChallenge Top 16. And that game will be critical. This year Ruzic's overall stats are: 8.5ppg and 4.5rpg in the 11 games. He used to play for the Croatian national team thirteen years ago.

Roko-Leni Ukic
Roko-Leni Ukic
   #8. Point guard Roko-Leni Ukic (196-84, currently plays in Euroleague) was not able to help Panathinaikos (4-3) in their game against CSKA Moscow (5-2) in the Euroleague. Ukic recorded 8 points and added 3 assists in 23 minutes. Panathinaikos (#4) was badly defeated 86-69 on the road by the higher-ranked (#3) CSKA Moscow in the group E of Euroleague. This year Ukic's total stats are: 8.4ppg, 2.1rpg and 2.0apg in the 16 games. He plays currently for the Croatian national team.

Leon Radosevic
Leon Radosevic
   #9. Former U20 international center Leon Radosevic (206-90, currently plays in Italy) contributed to a Armani Milano's victory against the closely-ranked Lottomatica Roma (12-7) 79-66 in the Italian SerieA last Sunday. He recorded 7 points, 5 rebounds and 2 blocks in only 12 minutes. EA7 Emporio Armani Milano (12-7) is placed fifth in the SerieA. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. Radosevic has averaged so far 6.3ppg, 3.7rpg and 1.3bpg in the three games. He used to play for the Croatian U20 national team three years ago.

Mario Delas
Mario Delas
   #10. Power forward Mario Delas (207-90, currently plays in VTB United League) is a teammate of previously mentioned Marko Popovic. But that was another game of his team in VTB United League which we would like to mention. Delas managed to help B.C. Zalgiris Kaunas in a victory against the eighth-ranked Enisey Krasnoyarsk (5-10) crushing them 86-61. He scored only 4 points and added 3 assists in 15 minutes. B.C. Zalgiris Kaunas (14-1) is placed first in group B. It was his team's tenth consecutive victory in a row. Delas has averaged so far 5.6ppg and 3.4rpg in the 14 games. He is a former international player as four years ago he still played for the Croatian senior national team.

   #11. Former international power forward Drago Pasalic (208-84, currently plays in Turkey), who plays in the Turkish TBL was not able to secure a victory for Turk Telekom (5-13) in their last game on Saturday. Despite Pasalic's very good performance Turk Telekom was badly defeated 84-65 on their home court in Ankara by the much higher-ranked Karsiyaka (#3). He was the top scorer with 18 points. Pasalic also added 8 rebounds. This season Pasalic has relatively solid stats: 11.6ppg, 5.7rpg and 1.4apg. He used to play for the Croatian national team four years ago.

   #12. International center Luka Zoric (211-84, currently plays in Spain) is a teammate of previously mentioned Krunoslav Simon. However that was another game of his team in Spanish ACB which brought him to that list. Zoric couldn't help Unicaja Malaga in their game against Asefa Estudiantes. He scored 8 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 17 minutes. His team lost 68-82. Zoric has reliable stats this year: 11.1ppg and 4.4rpg in the 21 games. He is also in the roster of the Croatian national team.

   #13. Former U20 international center Ante Djugum (211-88, agency: Court Side, currently plays in Slovenia) helped Zlatorog win their game against the seventh-ranked LTHcast Mercator 89-78 in the Slovenian Telemach League in Saturday night's game. Djugum scored 14 points. Djugum has averaged so far 9.9ppg and 5.9rpg. He used to play for the Croatian U20 national team five years ago.

   #14. Former U20 international center Jure Lalic (210-86, currently plays in Adriatic League) was the major contributor in Krka's victory against one of league's weakest teams KK Split 71-61 in the Adriatic League last Saturday. Lalic scored 11 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 23 minutes. Lalic's stats this year are: 10.2ppg and 4.1rpg in the 21 games. He used to play for the Croatian U20 national team back in 2006.

   #15. International center Darko Planinic (211-90, currently plays in Euroleague) couldn't help Maccabi T-A in their game against Regal FC Barcelona in the Euroleague. Planinic recorded 7 points. His team was defeated 82-77. Planinic has averaged so far 5.1ppg and 1.7rpg. He is also in the roster of the Croatian national team.


The list of other players, who all have Croatian passport but never been selected to any of Croatian national teams:

   #1. Mladen Primorac (210-C-90, currently plays in Slovenia) led Tajfun to a victory over the tenth-ranked Polzela (2-13) 87-72 in the Slovenian Telemach League last Saturday. Primorac was the top player that evening. He recorded a double-double by scoring 18 points and getting 11 rebounds. KK Tajfun Sentjur (10-5) is placed fourth in the Telemach League. It was his team's seventh consecutive victory in a row. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Primorac belongs to league's best rebounders and is ranked #5. He has very reliable stats this season: 12.9ppg and 7.1rpg.

   #2. Igor Maric (196-F-85, currently plays in Slovenia) contributed to a Maribor Messer's victory against the ninth-ranked Grosuplje (2-13) 87-82 in the Slovenian Telemach League in Saturday night's game. Maric scored 14 points and grabbed 9 rebounds. KK Maribor Messer (11-4) is placed third in the Telemach League. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. This season Maric has relatively solid stats: 13.1ppg, 5.3rpg, 1.5apg and 1.1spg.

   #3. Experienced Igor Milicic (194-G-76, agency: Alti Sport, currently plays in Poland) was the major contributor in an overtime AZS Koszalin's victory against the league outsider Rosa Radom (4-16) 87-82 in the Polish TBL on Saturday night. Milicic scored 16 points and grabbed 4 rebounds (was perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line !!!). AZS Koszalin (10-9) is placed seventh in the TBL. It was his team's first victory after three consecutive loses. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be important. It's Milicic's fifth season with the team. He has averaged so far 5.6ppg, 1.6rpg and 3.0apg. Milicic has a dual citizenship: Croatian and Polish.

   #4. Anthony Drmic (198-G/F-92, currently plays college basketball in the States), who plays in the NCAA could not help the Boise St. (4-6) to beat the University of New Mexico (9-2). Drmic scored 9 points, grabbed 5 rebounds and dished 3 assists. But the Boise St. was defeated 60-50 on the road by the University of New Mexico. Drmic has averaged so far 5.1ppg and 1.7rpg. He is another player who holds two passports: Croatian and Australian.

   #5. Stipe Modric (206-F-79, currently plays in Slovenia), who plays in the Slovenian Telemach League was not able to help Geoplin Slovan (5-10) in their last game on Saturday. Despite Modric's good performance Geoplin Slovan was defeated 80-72 in Domzale by the second-ranked Helios. He scored 13 points, had 4 rebounds and dished 3 assists. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. Modric has averaged so far 8.0ppg, 4.1rpg, 1.6apg and 1.1spg. He has both Croatian and Slovenian nationalities.

   #6. Sandi Marcius (206-F-90, currently studies in the States) was not able to secure a victory for the Purdue in their game against the Indiana University in the NCAA. Marcius scored 7 points, grabbed 7 rebounds and made 2 blocks in 17 minutes. His team was crushed by 28 points 83-55. Marcius has averaged so far 8.0ppg, 4.1rpg, 1.6apg and 1.1spg in the seven games he played so far.

   #7. Pankracije Barac (196-G-81, agency: Court Side, currently plays in Romania), who plays in the Romanian Liga Nationala couldn't help Pitesti (10-12) in their last game. Despite his good performance Pitesti lost 67-71 on the opponent's court to the higher-ranked (#7) Ploiesti. Barac was the second best scorer with 13 points. He also added 5 rebounds in 28 minutes. Barac is currently fourth on the list of top scorers with 17.6ppg. This year his other stats are: 3.4rpg, 3.6apg and 1.7spg in the 22 games.

   #8. Marco Buljevic (197-G-87, also represented by Court Side, currently plays in Germany) helped ETB Wohnbau win their game against the fifth-ranked Cuxhaven BasCats 75-68 in the German ProA (second division) in Saturday night's game. Buljevic recorded 12 points, 5 rebounds and 2 blocks. His stats this season are: 10.2ppg, 1.9rpg and 2.0apg. Buljevic also holds two passports: Croatian and German. Despite his Croatian nationality, Buljevic previously played for the German U20 national team and is probably not eligible to play for the Croatian team.

   #9. Milos Paravinja (212-C/F-79, currently plays in Slovenia) is a teammate of previously mentioned Stipe Modric and both played together in the last Slovenian Telemach League game. Paravinja couldn't help Geoplin Slovan in their game against Helios. Despite his good performance on Saturday night He scored 10 points. Paravinja has averaged so far 8.7ppg, 3.1rpg and 1.1apg. He has Croatian and Slovenian nationalities.

   #10. Vjeran Soldo (208-F/C-84, currently plays in Slovenia) couldn't help LTHcast Mercator in their game against Zlatorog in the Slovenian Telemach League, despite his good performance in Saturday night's game. Soldo scored 10 points in 19 minutes. But his team lost 78-89. He has averaged so far 9.1ppg and 2.8rpg in the 15 games.
  




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