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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 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:9/19/2017
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
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Next Round Schedule

Round 2 (Qualifying Round)

Joventut 97% Sep.21 Din.Tbilisi
Avtodor 99% Sep.21 Keravnos
Ludwigsburg 97% Sep.21 Bosna-Royal
Kalev/Cramo 50% Sep.21 Karpos Sokol
Vytautas 96% Sep.21 Groningen
Tsmoki-Minsk 97% Sep.21 Sigal Prisht
Benfica 98% Sep.21 Kapfenberg
Antwerp 99% Sep.21 BC Lulea
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
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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
Nikola Vucevic's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Montenegrins playing currently abroad - Jan 4, 2013


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Here is the weekly review of the top performing Montenegrin players, who play currently abroad.


Nikola Vucevic
Nikola Vucevic
   #1. This week's number one is an international center Nikola Vucevic (210-90, college: USC, currently plays in NBA), who plays in the NBA. He could not help the Orlando Magic (12-20) in their last game. Despite Vucevic's very good performance the Orlando Magic was edged in an overtime 112-110 on the road by the Miami Heat. He had a double-double by scoring 20 points and getting 29 rebounds. Vucevic also added 2 blocks and 3 steals in 47 minutes on the court; quite an impressive performance considering it's only his second season in pro basketball. It was Magic's seventh consecutive loss in a row. Vucevic has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 11.1ppg, 10.5rpg, 1.5apg, 1.1bpg, 2FGP: 50.9% and FT: 63.8% in the 32 games he played so far. Vucevic is currently a member of the Montenegrin senior national team.

Nikola Pekovic
Nikola Pekovic
   #2. Second place goes to an international center Nikola Pekovic (209-86, agency: Beo Basket, currently plays in NBA). He led Minnesota Timberwolves to a victory over the Phoenix Suns (12-21) 111-107 in the NBA last Saturday. Pekovic was MVP of the game. He recorded a double-double by scoring 28 points and getting 11 rebounds. The Minnesota Timberwolves have 15-14 record this season. This year Pekovic has very high stats. He averages: 15.7ppg, 8.1rpg, 1.1apg, 2FGP: 49.9% and FT: 77.0%. Pekovic is in the roster of the Montenegrin senior national team.

Milko Bjelica
Milko Bjelica
   #3. The Montenegrin player who performed third best last week abroad was an international power forward Milko Bjelica (205-84, also represented by Beo Basket, currently plays in Euroleague). Bjelica contributed to a 1-point Caja Laboral's victory against the eighth-ranked Maccabi T-A (0-2) 71-70 in the Euroleague in Thursday night's game. He scored 8 points. Caja Laboral Vitoria (2-0) is placed third in group F. Bjelica's overall stats this season are: 4.0ppg, 2.6rpg, 2FGP: 28.2%, 3FGP: 23.1% and FT: 81.3%. He has a dual citizenship: Serbian and Montenegrin. Bjelica is also a member of the Montenegrin senior national team.

Bojan Dubljevic
Bojan Dubljevic
   #4. Power forward Bojan Dubljevic (205-91, another player represented by Beo Basket, currently plays in Spain) contributed to an easy victory against the tenth-ranked Unicaja Malaga (8-7) 82-64 in the Spanish ACB last Sunday. He scored 7 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 20 minutes. Valencia Basket (11-4) is placed third in the ACB. Dubljevic has relatively good stats this year: 12.1ppg and 3.3rpg in the 14 games. He is also Montenegrin national team player.

Omar-Sharif Cook
Omar-Sharif Cook
   #5. International point guard Omar-Sharif Cook (188-82, another player represented by Beo Basket, college: St.John's, currently plays in Euroleague) is a teammate of previously mentioned Milko Bjelica and both played together in the last Euroleague game. Cook managed to help Caja Laboral Vitoria to win against the eighth-ranked Maccabi T-A (0-2) 71-70. He scored 5 points and added 5 passes. It's Cook's first season with the team. Cook's overall stats this year are: 2.5ppg, 4.0apg and 1.5spg. He is a naturalized American. Cook plays currently for the Montenegrin national team. Strangely he has never played in Montenegro.

Blagota Sekulic
Blagota Sekulic
   #6. Center Blagota Sekulic (209-82, agency: FCM, currently plays in Spain) was the major contributor in a 3-point CB Canarias' victory against one of league's weakest teams Assignia Manresa (2-13) 81-78 in the Spanish ACB in Saturday night's game. Sekulic scored 18 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in a mere 17 minutes. Iberostar Canarias Tenerife (5-10) is placed 14th in the ACB. This year Sekulic's overall stats are: 7.9ppg and 4.2rpg in the 15 games. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Montenegrin National Team roster.

Zarko Rakocevic
Zarko Rakocevic
   #7. Former international forward Zarko Rakocevic (204-84, agency: Interperformances, currently plays in Austria), who plays in the Austrian A Bundesliga was not able to help BC Vienna (11-2) in their last game. Despite Rakocevic's very good performance the league leader BC Vienna lost 78-86 in Gussing to the lower-ranked (#5) Knights. He was the top scorer with 24 points. Rakocevic also added 6 rebounds in 31 minutes. They ended the series of four consecutive victories. Rakocevic is ranked first on the list of the best blockers in the league with 1.2bpg. This year his other stats are: 16.5ppg, 5.4rpg and 1.3apg in the 11 games. Rakocevic used to play for the Montenegrin national team four years ago.

Sasha Pavlovic
Sasha Pavlovic
   #8. Swingman Sasha Pavlovic (200-83, currently plays in NBA) was not able to secure a victory for the Portland Trail Blazers (16-15) in their game against the Los Angeles Lakers (15-16) in the NBA. He recorded 5 points. The Portland Trail Blazers were badly defeated 104-87 in Los Angeles by the Lakers. Pavlovic's total stats this season are: 2.4ppg and 1.6rpg. He used to play for the Montenegrin national team back in 2008.

Nemanja Djurisic
Nemanja Djurisic
   #9. Former U20 international forward Nemanja Djurisic (203-92, currently plays college basketball in the States) contributed to Georgia's surprising victory against the Florida A&M University (1-0) 82-73 in the NCAA last Saturday. Djurisic recorded 21 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in 23 minutes. The University of Georgia has conference record this season. This year Djurisic's total stats are: 2.4ppg and 1.6rpg in the 25 games. He used to play for the Montenegrin U20 national team two years ago.

Marko Ljujic
Marko Ljujic
   #10. Center Marko Ljujic (205-90, agency: BBEH Cokrlija, currently plays in Sweden) contributed to a White Eagles' victory against the league outsider Nassjo (3-17) 80-67 in the Swedish Basketligan on Thursday night. Ljujic recorded a double-double by scoring 18 points and getting 11 rebounds. White Eagles Stockholm (5-15) is placed tenth in the Basketligan. It was his team's first victory after seven consecutive loses. Ljujic has averaged so far 8.7ppg and 3.6rpg. He is a former U20 international player as three years ago he still played for the Montenegrin national team.

   #11. U21 international power forward Marko Todorovic (210-92, currently plays in Euroleague) helped his Spanish team Regal FC Barcelona win their game against the seventh-ranked Fenerbahce Ulker crushing them 100-78 in the Euroleague in Friday night's game. Todorovic recorded only 2 points in 2 minutes on the court. Todorovic has averaged so far 1.8ppg and 1.7rpg in the nine games. He plays currently for the Montenegrin U21 national team.

   #12. International power forward Ivan Maras (207-86, another player represented by Beo Basket, currently plays in Cyprus) couldn't help Etha in their game against AEK in the Cypriot Division A. Maras recorded 7 points, 6 rebounds and 2 blocks. It was his first game for Etha this season. His team was edged 67-65. Maras is also in the roster of the Montenegrin national team.

   #13. International swingman Suad Sehovic (196-87, currently plays in Ukraine) couldn't help Khimik in their game against Kryvbasbasket in the Ukrainian Superleague. Sehovic cannot count Friday's game as one of the best ones. He scored only 3 points. His team was badly defeated by 16 points 89-73. This season Sehovic has relatively solid stats: 11.9ppg, 4.7rpg and 1.2apg. He is also Montenegrin national team player.

   #14. Former international guard Vujadin Subotic (198-81, currently plays in Cyprus) faced previously mentioned Ivan Maras in the Cypriot Division A last game. Subotic helped AEK edge the league leader Etha 67-65. He recorded 5 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in 32 minutes. Subotic has reliable stats this year: 11.3ppg and 4.6rpg in the eight games. He used to play for the Montenegrin national team back in 2008.

   #15. U21 international power forward Radosav Spasojevic (204-92, another player represented by Interperformances, currently plays in Austria), who plays in the Austrian A Bundesliga couldn't help Arkadia Lions (1-13) in their last game on Thursday. Despite Spasojevic's very good performance the bottom-ranked Arkadia Lions were crushed 99-73 in Graz by the higher-ranked UBSC (#8). He was the top scorer with 16 points. Spasojevic also added 4 rebounds. Spasojevic is ranked fourth on the list of the top scorers in the league. This season he has very high stats. Spasojevic averages: 19.1ppg, 6.1rpg and 2.6apg. He is also in the roster of the Montenegrin U21 national team.


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

   #1. Nikola Mirotic (207-F/C-91, currently plays in Euroleague) led his Spanish team Real Madrid to a victory over the eighth-ranked Brose Baskets Bamberg (0-2) 82-67 in the Euroleague on Thursday night. He was the best player in that game. Mirotic scored 19 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in 22 minutes. Real Madrid (2-0) is placed first in group E. Mirotic has relatively good stats this year: 12.5ppg and 5.1rpg in the 12 games he played so far. He has a dual citizenship: Montenegrin and Spanish. Despite Mirotic's Montenegrin passport, he previously played for the Spanish U20 national team and is probably not eligible to play for the Montenegrin team.

   #2. Miljan Pavkovic (178-G-81, agency: Beo Basket, currently plays in Czech Republic) contributed to a CEZ Nymburk's victory against the seventh-ranked Levice (9-10) 77-63 in the Czech Republic NBL last Thursday. Pavkovic scored 8 points and added 7 passes. CEZ Basketball Nymburk (18-1) is placed first in the NBL. Pavkovic is ranked fourth on the list of the best passers in the league. His total stats this season are: 5.2ppg, 2.3rpg, 4.1apg and 1.2spg.

   #3. Nikola Dragovic (206-F-87, college: UCLA, currently plays in Italy), who plays in the Italian SerieA could not help Air Avellino (3-10) to beat Juvecaserta (6-7). He recorded 6 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 17 minutes. Air Avellino was edged in an overtime 86-84 on the road by the higher-ranked (#10) Juvecaserta. It was Air Avellino's fourth consecutive loss in a row. This year Dragovic has relatively solid stats: 10.3ppg, 5.6rpg and 1.2spg in the 13 games. He is another player who holds two passports: Serbian and Montenegrin. Despite Dragovic's Montenegrin nationality, he previously played for the Serbian university national team and probably cannot be called to the Montenegrin team.   




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Staphon
Blair
Staphon Blair (ex Aalstar) signs at Ibar Rozaje - 1 day ago
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Nemanja
Knezevic
Vestri tabs Nemanja Knezevic - 2 days ago
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