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Erste Liga Standings
 1. Teodo Tivat 19-3 
 2. Lovcen 16-8 
 3. Ibar Rozaje 16-8 
 4. Sutjeska 15-9 
 5. Ulcinj 13-11 
 6. S.Centar 9-14 
 7. Jedinstvo 8-16 
 8. Danilovgrad 6-18 
 9. Primorje 1945 4-20 
Play in international cups:
 1. Buducnost
 2. Mornar Bar
Last:5/7/2017
Prva B Standings
 1. Berane Bobcats 12-4 
 2. Centar BP 8-8 
 3. Zeta 8-8 
 4. Rudar 6-10 
 5. Strsljen 6-10 
Last:4/1/2017
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1. Andorra 0-0 
 2. Cedevita 0-0 
 3. Darussafaka 0-0 
 4. Fiat TO 0-0 
 5. Paris-Levallois 0-0 
 6. Unics 0-0 
Group B
 1. B.Muenchen 0-0 
 2. Buducnost 0-0 
 3. Galatasaray 0-0 
 4. Grissin Bon RE 0-0 
 5. Hapoel J-M 0-0 
 6. Lietkabelis 0-0 
Group C
 1. ALBA 0-0 
 2. Lietuvos rytas 0-0 
 3. Limoges 0-0 
 4. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 5. Partizan NIS 0-0 
 6. RETAbet BB 0-0 
Group D
 1. ASVEL 0-0 
 2. Dolomiti En. TR 0-0 
 3. Gran Canaria 0-0 
 4. Ratiopharm 0-0 
 5. Tofas 0-0 
 6. Zenit 0-0 
Last:7/6/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group [
 1 Bosna-Royal 0-2 
Group A
 1 Banco di Srd 0-0 
 2 Enisey 0-0 
 3 EWE Baskets 0-0 
 4 Hapoel Holon 0-0 
 5 Monaco 0-0 
 6 UCAM Murcia 0-0 
Group B
 1 Chalon 0-0 
 2 Gaziantep 0-0 
 3 Iberostar Tener. 0-0 
 4 Neptunas 0-0 
 5 PAOK 0-0 
 6 Ventspils 0-0 
Group C
 1 AEK 0-0 
 2 Banvit BK 0-0 
 3 Bayreuth 0-0 
 4 Strasbourg 0-0 
 5 Umana VE 0-0 
 6 Un.Olimpija 0-0 
Group D
 1 Aris 0-0 
 2 Besiktas 0-0 
 3 CEZ Nymburk 0-0 
 4 Oostende 0-0 
 5 Scandone AV 0-0 
 6 Stelmet 0-0 
Last:9/22/2017
ABA League
 1. Buducnost 0-0 
 2. Cedevita 0-0 
 3. Cibona 0-0 
 4. Crvena Zvezda 0-0 
 5. FMP 0-0 
 6. Igokea 0-0 
 7. Mega Bemax 0-0 
 8. Mornar Bar 0-0 
 9. MZT Skopje 0-0 
 10. Partizan NIS 0-0 
 11. Un.Olimpija 0-0 
 12. Zadar 0-0 
Last:9/16/2017
Balkan League Standings
 1. Akademik PL 0-0 
 2. Bashkimi 0-0 
 3. Beroe 0-0 
 4. Blokotehna 0-0 
 5. Ibar Rozaje 0-0 
 6. Kumanovo 0-0 
 7. Levski 2014 0-0 
 8. SK Tirana 0-0 
Last:9/9/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Marko KOLJEVIC
  S.Centar
  (191-G-90)
  Avg: 19
 1. Koljevic, S.Centar19.0 
 2. Knezevic, Lovcen17.7 
 3. Bogojevic, S.Centar17.1 
 4. Latkovic, Lovcen16.7 
 5. Hadzibegovic, Danilovg.16.4 
 6. Draskovic, Jedin.16.0 
 7. Lekovic, Jedinstvo15.3 
 8. Ratkovic, Danilovgrad15.1 
 9. Salic, Sutjeska14.9 
 10. Bacovic, Primorje.14.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Milos LOPICIC
  Lovcen
  (216-C-90)
  Avg: 10
 1. Lopicic, Lovcen10.0 
 2. Hadzibegovic, Danilovg.9.6 
 3. Jocovic, Primorje.9.5 
 4. Draskovic, Jedin.8.2 
 5. Ljujic, Ibar Rozaje8.0 
 6. Knezevic, Jedinstvo7.2 
 7. Bacovic, Primorje.7.0 
 8. Popovic, Teodo T.7.0 
 9. Cekic, S.Centar6.7 
 10. Knezevic, Lovcen6.6 
Assists Per Game
 Milos LATKOVIC
  Lovcen
  (196-G-93)
  Avg: 5.9
 1. Latkovic, Lovcen5.9 
 2. Stanojevic, Teodo T.5.3 
 3. Ratkovic, Danilovgrad4.5 
 4. Kalic, Ibar Rozaje4.3 
 5. Jovanovic, Lovcen3.7 
 6. Fisik, Jedinstvo3.5 
 7. James, Sutjeska3.4 
 8. Nurkovic, Ibar R.3.1 
 9. Djurisic, Teodo Tivat2.9 
 10. Bogojevic, S.Centar2.9 
Steals Per Game
 Milos LATKOVIC
  Lovcen
  (196-G-93)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Latkovic, Lovcen2.6 
 2. Stanojevic, Teodo T.2.0 
 3. Ratkovic, Danilovgrad2.0 
 4. Lalic, Sutjeska1.9 
 5. Hadzibegovic, Danilovg.1.9 
 6. Ivanovic, Danilovgrad1.8 
 7. Koljevic, S.Centar1.7 
 8. Djokovic, Sutjeska1.6 
 9. Kalic, Ibar Rozaje1.5 
 10. Draskovic, Jedin.1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Marko LJUJIC
  Ibar Rozaje
  (207-C-90)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Ljujic, Ibar Rozaje2.2 
 2. Cekic, S.Centar1.4 
 3. Vujovic, Sutjeska1.3 
 4. Draskovic, Jedin.1.1 
 5. Lopicic, Lovcen0.9 
 6. Hadzibegovic, Danilovg.0.7 
 7. Salic, Sutjeska0.6 
 8. Marojevic, Teodo T.0.5 
 9. Rondovic, Ibar R.0.5 
 10. Jeknic, Ulcinj0.5 
Player of the Week

 Milos Vujovic
  Sutjeska
  ( 206-F/C-96 )
  
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Montenegrin Basketball (Men)

First Round Schedule
Group A
Cedevita 57% Oct.11 Fiat TO
Andorra 57% Oct.11 Unics
Paris-Levall 57% Oct.11 Darussafaka
Group B
Buducnost 57% Oct.11 Grissin Bon
Galatasaray 57% Oct.11 B.Muenchen
Lietkabelis 57% Oct.11 Hapoel J-M
Group C
Limoges 57% Oct.11 Lokomotiv
ALBA 57% Oct.11 Partizan NI
Lietuvos ryt 57% Oct.11 RETAbet BB
Group D
Ratiopharm 57% Oct.11 Tofas
Gran Canaria 57% Oct.11 Zenit
Dolomiti En 57% Oct.11 ASVEL
Check Full Games/Schedule
Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Qualifying Round)

Avtodor 50% Sep.24 Mornar Bar
Kalev/Cramo 50% Sep.24 Alba
Benfica 50% Sep.24 Lukoil Acad
Antwerp 50% Sep.24 N.Novgorod
Ludwigsburg 50% Sep.24 UBT Cluj Na
Groningen 50% Sep.24 Bakken
Tsmoki-Minsk 50% Sep.24 Budivelnyk
Joventut 50% Sep.24 Kataja Bsk
First Round Schedule
Crvena Zvezd 54% Sep.29 Mornar Bar
Mega Bemax 54% Sep.29 Cibona
Un.Olimpija 58% Sep.29 Igokea
Buducnost 55% Sep.29 Zadar
Cedevita 58% Sep.29 FMP
MZT Skopje 54% Sep.29 Partizan NI
Check Full Games/Schedule
First Round Schedule
Levski 2014 50% Oct.11 Kumanovo
Blokotehna 50% Oct.10 SK Tirana
Ibar Rozaje 50% Oct.10 Akademik PL
Check Full Games/Schedule
Interview with US forward Manuel 'Scooby' Johnson, newcomer in Teodo Tivat - Oct 28, 2012


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Manuel Johnson (201-F-83, agency: Court Side, college: Tex.A&M-Comm.), the first US import who joined Teodo Tivat before the beginning of the season talks for eurobasket.com about his past at Texas A&M C.C. and expectations from the first season in Montenegro. Johnson who is known as 'Scooby' and who got many fans in Tivat had a great debut in domestic league a week ago against Ibar Rozaje (18 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assits, 2 blocks and 2 steals in just 19 minutes on the court).

Hello Scooby, you are for the first time in Montenegro. How do you like the country and Tivat, your new basketball destination?

ts nice here I cant complain at all.

What do you think about Teodo, the coach Slobodan Savovic , and people around the club?

Teodo is a good team. We have players that can score and defend at each position and we also have depth. We are a good solid team but with that being said we still have to go out and play. Coach Boban has a very high basketball I.Q and is a good coach. The people around the club are great people I get along with all the people around the club its like a family atmosphere here.

You had a quadriceps injury at the beginning of the season which forced you to miss the opening Cup game against Zeta 2011 and league game against Centar in Bijelo Polje but you made a perfect debut in Tivat last weekend. Your team won 98:86 and you had a good game: 18pts, 3rbs, 2 assists, 2 blocks and 2 steals in just 19 minutes on the court. What was the feeling to make such a great debut in front of Teodo's fans that made a noisy atmosphere in Zupa hall?

Yes..It was a good feeling. It was our first officiall home game of the regular season but also my first officiall game but it was more important to me that we get the win but the fans was Amazon, the atmosphere was great. Hopefully we can keep having that atmosphere like we had last Saturday night.

For the rivals Brandon Roberson (180-PG, college: Missouri Baptist) had a great game too but he was unable to help Ibar win the game. Brandon is your former teammate from Texas A&M C.C. It was fun to play against him after so many years?

He is a all around good player and he also had a solid game. Yeah it was fun playing against him after so many years it will be times he scored off a nice move and he come back and just look at me and I also did the same but it was all around a good game I cant wait until we meet again on the court.

With Texas A&M C.C. you had some extraordinary achievements. Could you tell us more about that?

We had a very good team. We won the Southland Conference regular title and also the Southland Conference Tournament. We went to the NCAA Tournament but we lost in the first round. We had a 15 Man roster and 5 of us went on to play basketball in Europe Pro.

After college days were over you moved to Portugal and played three years for Academica de Coimbra. In your rookie year you averaged a double-double (16.4ppg,10.0rpg) and were selected as Eurobasket.com All-Portuguese League Forward of the Year and played in Portuguese All- Star game in your rookie year. How hard it was to get used to European game style and how competitive is Portugal compared to the League in Montenegro?

Yes I dont really see the difference in style of play just some rules like goaltending and the travelling calls but other than that its pretty much the same to me.I think both leagues are competitive.

This is your first year in Montenegro and you have been here for quite a long time to be able to estimate the potential of your current team. Do you think you will be competitive in both Balkan league and domestic championship?

Like I said awhile ago we have a nice solid roster and we have depth at each position and we also have a nice size team.. Yes I know we will be very competitive in both the Balkan League and also in the Domestic Championship.

Next week you will have a historical debut in Balkan League against Serbian side OKK Beograd. Are you ready for that challenge?

I am more than ready. I had a horrible game this past Saturday but we went on the road and took a tough Win so Im happy with the W but not with myself Its also home game so with the atmosphere at home it should be just exciting. We as a team are also ready for the Challenge!

For the end, what would you like to say to the fans in Tivat? Is there a message for them?

KEEP COMING OUT AND SUPPORT TEODO AND KEEP MAKING THE ATMOSPHERE LOUD AND NOISY AND BUCKLE YOUR SEATBELT CAUSE ITS GOING TO BE A LONG BUMBY SEASON BABY!

Thank you Scooby. Hope you will have some nice time in Montenegro this year.

THANK YOU   




Kyle Gibson
ABA League SuperCup: Buducnost fire past Mornar Bar - 7 hours ago
Buducnost - Mornar Bar 82:65 Buducnost celebrated a comfortable win over Mornar Bar in the second ABA League SuperCup semifinal. Kyle Gibson (196-G-87, college: Louisiana Tech, agency: BeoBasket) scored 18 points to lead the winners. Buducnost will now take on Cedevita for the trophy. Buducnost surprised the hosts early on. The Podgorica team went on a 27:10 run in the first period. Buducnost maintained the advantage throughout the second quarter. They established a 20-point halftime le...   [read more]

Milovan
Draskovic
Milovan Draskovic is a newcomer at Wels - 1 day ago
BC Raiffeisen Flyers Wels (A Bundesliga) strengthened their roster with addition of 22-year old Montenegrin center Milovan Draskovic (211-95, agency: Interperformances) from Arkadia. In 34 A Bundesliga games in Austria he recorded 11.5ppg, 8.4rpg (#4 in the league) and 1.2bpg last season. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Draskovic's team made it to the Bundesliga A Semifinals in 2016. He received also Eurobasket.com All-European Championships U18 Division B...   [read more]

Vladimir
Golubovic
Real Betis sign Vladimir Golubovic - 2 days ago
Betis Energia Plus Sevilla (Liga Endesa) signed 31-year old Montenegrin ex-international center Vladimir Golubovic (212-113kg-86, agency: BeoBasket). He is a dual citizen owning also Serbian passport. Golubovic played last season at Best Balikesir in Turkish TBL league, but left the team in Feb.'17. In 18 BSL games he had 7.7ppg and 3.9rpg. The previous (15-16) season he played at Grissin Bon RE in Italian Serie A where in 18 games he recorded 7.5ppg and 4.7rpg. Golubovic helped them to m...   [read more]


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