Mario Kasun leaves Montepaschi due to family problems - Dec 1, 2012
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Montepaschi Siena (SerieA) will be without 32-year old Croatian ex-international center Mario Kasun (213-118kg-80). Both sides agree to end the contract due to player's family problems. In 9 SerieA games Kasun played this season he recorded 6.2ppg and 3.4rpg. Kasun also played 8 games in Euroleague where he averaged 5.0ppg and 4.0rpg. In 2002 he was drafted by Los Angeles Clippers (NBA) in second round (41st overall). Kasun played in the final of Croatian Cup (Kresimir Cosic Cup). He was voted Eurobasket.com All-Adriatic League 2nd Team in 2012. Kasun was also a member of Croatian international program for some years. He played for Croatian Senior National Team between 2002 and 2009 and previously for U21 National Team back in 2000. Kasun represented Croatia at the European Championships in Poland three years ago. His stats at that event were 8 games: 6.8ppg, 4.4rpg, FGP: 58.3%, FT: 66.7%. Kasun is quite experienced player. He has played also professionally in Germany (Deutsche Bank Skyliners and Koeln 99ers), Spain (Regal FC Barcelona), Turkey (Anadolu Efes), Croatia (KK Zagreb and Cibona) and NBA (Orlando Magic).
Italian Serie B round 24 best performance: Daniele Grilli - 2 days ago
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Guard Daniele Grilli (191-G-87) had a great game in the last round for Barcellona, receiving a Eurobasket.com Serie B Player of the Week award for round 24. The 29-year old player was the main contributor (35 points, three rebounds and five assists) to his team's victory, helping them to beat Maddaloni (#16, 3-21) 86-75. Barcellona is placed at 4th position in their group in Italian Serie B. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season. Barcellona w... [read more]