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KLS Standings
 1. Crvena Zvezda 13-1 
 2. Partizan 12-2 
 3. FMP 9-5 
 4. Mega Leks 9-5 
 5. Dynamic BG 5-9 
 6. Borac 4-10 
 7. Vrsac 3-11 
 8. Spartak 1-13 
Stage One Standings
Last:6/5/2017
2MLS Standings
 1. Zlatibor 22-4 
 2. Vojvodina NS 22-4 
 3. Proleter Naftagas 18-7 
 4. Napredak 17-9 
 5. Radnicki 1950 17-9 
 6. Pirot 17-9 
 7. Sloboda Uzice 14-12 
 8. Mladost SP 12-14 
 9. Velika Plana 11-15 
 10. Kolubara 9-17 
 11. Futog 7-19 
 12. Jagodina 6-20 
 13. Boljevac 6-20 
 14. Srem 3-22 
Last:4/26/2017
JLS Standings
 1. Crvena Zv. U19 21-1 
 2. Dynamic U19 18-4 
 3. Mega Bemax U19 16-6 
 4. Partizan U19 15-7 
 5. Zarkovo U19 14-8 
 6. Radnicki U19 11-11 
 7. Mladost CA U19 11-11 
 8. Vojvodina U19 11-11 
 9. Zdravlje U19 8-14 
 10. Polet Ratina U19 3-19 
 11. Zeleznicar CA U19 2-20 
 12. Nibak U19 2-20 
Last:6/29/2017
1MRL Standings
Center
 1. Zarkovo BG 26-0 
 2. Beko Beograd 23-3 
 3. BKK Radnicki 16-10 
 4. Zemun 15-11 
 5. Borca BG 13-13 
 6. Radnicki OB 12-14 
 7. Torlak BG 11-15 
 8. Astra Beograd 11-15 
 9. Zitko Basket 11-15 
 10. Slodes 10-16 
 11. Ras 10-16 
 12. Borac ZM 10-16 
 13. Vitez BG 9-17 
 14. LA Basket 5-21 
East
 1. Zdravlje 21-5 
 2. Prokuplje 17-9 
 3. Soko Banja 17-9 
 4. Dimitrovgrad 16-10 
 5. Jablanica M. 16-10 
 6. Radnik 15-11 
 7. Morava 14-12 
 8. Nis 14-12 
 9. Junior Nis 13-13 
 10. Kursumlija 11-15 
 11. Jastrebac A. 10-16 
 12. Radan Lebane 9-17 
 13. Mladost Za. 8-18 
 14. Vlasotince 1-25 
North
 1. Akademik 24-2 
 2. Dunav 2014 23-3 
 3. Sveti Djordje 18-8 
 4. Radnicki Kovin 16-10 
 5. Hajduk Kula 14-12 
 6. Vrbas 14-12 
 7. Nova Pazova 13-13 
 8. Pancevo 12-14 
 9. Sloven Ruma 11-15 
 10. Topola 10-16 
 11. Jedinstvo NB 9-17 
 12. Zeleznica IND 9-17 
 13. Stara Pazova 8-18 
 14. Crvenka 1-25 
West
 1. Klik Arilje 23-3 
 2. Novi Pazar 22-4 
 3. Zlatar NV 20-6 
 4. Radnicki KRG 20-6 
 5. Zeleznicar C. 18-8 
 6. Priboj 15-11 
 7. Milesevac 14-12 
 8. Zekas 13-13 
 9. Student BB 11-15 
 10. Prva Petoletka 10-16 
 11. Polet Ratina 7-19 
 12. Crnokosa 4-22 
 13. Sabac 3-23 
 14. KK Ub 2-24 
Last:6/29/2017
Euroleague Standings
 1. Anadolu Efes 0-0 
 2. Baskonia 0-0 
 3. Brose Bask. 0-0 
 4. Crvena Zvezda 0-0 
 5. CSKA 0-0 
 6. EA7 Armani 0-0 
 7. FC Barcelona 0-0 
 8. Fenerbahce 0-0 
 9. Khimki 0-0 
 10. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
 11. Olympiacos 0-0 
 12. Panathinaikos 0-0 
 13. Real Madrid 0-0 
 14. Unicaja 0-0 
 15. Valencia 0-0 
 16. Zalgiris 0-0 
Last:6/21/2017
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 Athens 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 ZG 0-0 
Last:7/12/2017
ABA League Standings
 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 Leks 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:6/21/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Brano DJUKANOVIC
  Metal.
  (194-SG-95)
  Avg: 21.6
 1. Djukanovic, Metal.21.6 
 2. Fundic, Beovuk 7217.7 
 3. Antic, Konstantin17.4 
 4. Randall, Konstantin16.5 
 5. Jeremic, Napredak.16.1 
 6. Stevanovic, Dynam.15.5 
 7. Bogavac, Konstantin15.3 
 8. Jelenic, Spartak15.1 
 9. Nesovic, OKK B.14.9 
 10. Cakarevic, Dynam.14.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Stefan FUNDIC
  Beovuk 72
  (199-F-94)
  Avg: 11.8
 1. Fundic, Beovuk 7211.8 
 2. Veljkovic, Mlado.8.6 
 3. Zorcic, Dunav SB8.4 
 4. Kaba, Mega Leks8.2 
 5. Josilo, Metalac8.1 
 6. Bogavac, Konstantin7.1 
 7. Cakarevic, Dynam.7.0 
 8. Bolden, FMP6.7 
 9. Milincic, Napredak K.6.7 
 10. Kesar, Tamis6.3 
Assists Per Game
 Filip COVIC
  FMP
  (178-PG-89)
  Avg: 6
 1. Covic, FMP6.0 
 2. Ratkovica, Partizan5.7 
 3. Vasic, Metalac5.7 
 4. Jovic, Crvena Z.5.5 
 5. Popovic, Spartak5.4 
 6. Katnic, Dynamic BG4.9 
 7. Brooks, Dynamic BG4.9 
 8. Nesovic, OKK B.4.8 
 9. Novak, Mega Leks4.8 
 10. Jevdjenic, Beovuk4.6 
Steals Per Game
 Djukan DJUKANOVIC
  Metal.
  (181-PG-92)
  Avg: 2.8
 1. Djukanovic, Metal.2.8 
 2. Katnic, Dynamic BG2.1 
 3. Cakarevic, Dynam.2.1 
 4. Nesovic, OKK B.2.0 
 5. Vasic, Metalac2.0 
 6. Stevanovic, Dynam.1.9 
 7. Rebic, Mega Leks1.8 
 8. Jenkins, Crvena Z.1.8 
 9. Kuzeta, Mladost ZE1.8 
 10. Brooks, Dynamic BG1.8 
Blocks Per Game
 Lazar ZORCIC
  Dunav SB
  (205-C-88)
  Avg: 2.8
 1. Zorcic, Dunav SB2.8 
 2. Dujkovic, Metalac2.4 
 3. Brkic, Mladost ZE1.3 
 4. Ffriend, Dynam.1.3 
 5. Bitadze, Smederevo1.2 
 6. Veljkovic, Mlado.1.1 
 7. Jovisic, Spartak0.9 
 8. Bircevic, Partizan0.9 
 9. Kaba, Mega Leks0.9 
 10. Milovanovic, Borac0.8 

First Round Schedule
Khimki 56% Oct.13 Valencia
Zalgiris 57% Oct.13 Crvena Zvezd
FC Barcelona 56% Oct.13 Panathinaiko
Anadolu Efes 54% Oct.12 Real Madrid
CSKA 54% Oct.12 EA7 Armani
Brose Bask. 58% Oct.12 Maccabi T-A
Olympiacos 58% Oct.12 Baskonia
Unicaja 58% Oct.12 Fenerbahce
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First Round Schedule
Din.Tbilisi 50% Sep.19 Joventut
Keravnos 50% Sep.19 Avtodor
Bosna-Royal 50% Sep.19 Ludwigsburg
Karpos Sokol 50% Sep.19 TLU/Kalev
Groningen 50% Sep.19 Vytautas
Sigal Prisht 50% Sep.19 Tsmoki-Minsk
Kapfenberg 50% Sep.19 Benfica
BC Lulea 50% Sep.19 Antwerp
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Frank Robinson, new Partizan signing, talks to Eurobasket - Aug 4, 2016


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Frank
Robinson
After failing to win any trophy over the past two seasons, Partizan will attempt to return to glory days despite modest -to say the least- financial means. New faces in their roster -so far- are Serbian national team player Stefan Bircevic, Djordje Majstorovic, Branislav Ratkovica and two Americans - Frank Robinson (college: CS Fullerton) and William Hatcher.

Frank Robinson is a left-handed, 193 cm tall, 32-year-old guard coming from Compton, California.

I love basketball. I love being around my teammates, playing in the loudest arenas all over the world and -most of all- I love to fight for my team. My strengths on the court are taking advantage of my athletic ability on defense and penetration for making plays, either to score or for my teammates. I am a very vocal player and love just going out there and having a great time competing to win every time. Even with the odds against my team, I want to win. I hate losing; when I lose I can't eat or sleep after games. I try to do everything in my ability to win so I can eat and sleep normal.

You played just 6 games last season - in Turkish second division. What was the reason for that?

I went to Turkey in February because I hurt my knee while playing in South Korea during training camp in August of 2015. When I got to Turkey the team was in bad shape both on the court and financially. Coming off an injury I felt that it was better not to risk anything for a team who did not care for winning as much as I did. The team no longer exist now which proves my point...

You played in many different countries, could you talk about best and worst experience in your pro career?

I have played professionally for 8 years now. I've played at every level of basketball, starting with NBA training camp with Atlanta Hawks where I met coach Aleksandar Dzikic. From there I went to play for him in Ljubljana where I played my first season of Euroleague. That was the start of a well-traveled career. I've played in EuroCup twice, EuroChallenge twice, and another year of EuroLeague. I've played in Israel for three seasons, played partial seasons in the German BBL for two seasons and through my career I have played basketball in over 50 countries. My worst experience was last season - playing for Istanbul DSI. My best experience is hard to think of. Surprisingly, the thing that comes to mind is when I played for Nilan Bisons. We were the first ever EuroCup team out of Finland and we lost the tie breaker to Eric McCollum and his Greek team Panionios to qualify to the second round. That year I was top ten in scoring in EuroCup. Our team had a lot of great guys and some really good specialists. Playing with players like John Williamson, Mikko Kovisto and Tukka Kotti made the game a lot easier.

When people google your name, they can see that Kobe Bryant was impressed by your play in Drew League game back in 2013. Could you share your Drew League experience?

In 2013 I won the championship at The Drew (the Drew League). I was also named MVP, the gym was sold out and I had a great game -shooting, passing, defense- it was just one of those days that everything was clicking. Kobe Bryant was sitting in the front row. My biggest memory of that night was getting the ball right in front of him and doing a one on one move and pulling up for three and making the game winning shot. I looked over to one of my good friends Joe Crawford (the brother of Jordan Crawford) and then I looked at Kobe as I was walking down the court. He gestured to me the soccer celebration with the airplane wings and I told him "nah, no celebration, I do this." Now that I think of it, I probably should have taken that moment in. But it's the truth I have hit some pretty big shots throughout my career.

It was played in Compton, your home city, which has violent reputation. How is it to be born and raised there?

The Drew is played in my home town and for me it's important to always perform well. Compton is a special place. It's not always what the media or TV shows of us but -at the same time- you have to be careful of your surroundings. I was born and raised there and I love my city. I moved away when I was 15, but I still visit often. My father still lives there now.

Who are your best friends among pro basketball players?

Throughout my career I have met some really great guys as teammates and now friends for life... Among them are Horace Wormely, Joe Crawford, John Williamson, Mark Lyons, Leo Lyons, Mirza Begic and Malcolm Delaney. It's not fair of me to just mention these guys because I have met some really great guys but these are the ones I speak to often.

This will be your first experience in Serbia, but you know Partizan coach Aleksandar Dzikic from your spell at Olimpija in 2008-2009 season. How would you describe him? Any anecdotes from your days in Ljubljana?

I met Mirza Begic, while playing for coach Dzikic my rookie season. He and I became super close because we were the youngest on the team. He had experience obviously and I was in my first season abroad. Coach always spoke to me about being with Mirza because he knew Mirza would help me adjust. Coach always wanted the players to be prepared, he was very strict on me but it is the reason why I have been able to play for so long. Over the years we always kept in contact and now felt like this could be a great time to do something special in Belgrade.

What do you know about Partizan and Serbia in general?

One of my first games as a rookie was against Partizan during ABA League. I remember looking in the crowd and being amazed at how passionate the fans were. I remember saying to myself that I would hate to be a player who has to play against not only the team but the fans. So now that I have an opportunity to play for them I'm excited. The club has so much history and the culture is made for winning and this is something that a player should dream to be a part of. Everyone that I know who has played in Serbia says only nice things about the country. I look forward to getting there and meeting my teammates.

Did you have any other offers? Why did you decide to sign with Partizan?

I was set to go back to play in the KBL, in South Korea, where I would make pretty good money as one of the draft picks there. But I could not pass up the opportunity to come and play for a team with so much history and the coach that has impacted my career the most.

Most of Partizan fans are not familiar with your game. What can they expect from you on the court? Any message for them?

I am aware that most fans do not know of me yet and I hope that will change. I can only say that they should expect me to give everything I have to the club to win games. It's who I am as a player and a person/teammate. I will give you my all through it all. I will fight for everything with no hesitation.   



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Aleksandar
Cvetkovic
Estudiantes ink Aleksandar Cvetkovic - 6 hours ago
Movistar Estudiantes (Liga Endesa) agreed terms with 24-year old Serbian point guard Aleksandar Cvetkovic (183-93, agency: BeoBasket) from ICL Manresa. In 24 Liga Endesa games in Spain he had 8.1ppg, 1.1rpg and 2.4apg last season. He helped them to make it to the final. The previous (15-16) season Cvetkovic played at Partizan in Serbian KLS where in 10 games he recorded 6.8ppg, 2.1rpg and 4.4apg. He contributed to his team winning the regular season and make it to the final. Cvetkovic als...   [read more]

Dusan Hukic
Dusan Hukic (ex Metalac) signs at Lusitania - 7 hours ago
S.C. Lusitania EXPERT (LPB) landed 24-year old Serbian forward Dusan Hukic (206-93). He played most recently at Metalac in Serbian KLS league. In 22 games he averaged 4.7ppg and 2.8rpg last season. The previous (15-16) season Hukic played at Tamis (also in KLS) where in 32 games he had 7.1ppg and 3.4rpg. He was selected to Serbian U20 National Team in 2013. Hukic has played also professionally in Serbia for Superfund BP. S.C. Lusitania EXPERT roster for 2017-2018: Guards: Ricardo Mendes...   [read more]


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