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Liga Nova KBM Standings
 1. KK Primorska 1-0 
 2. Olimpija 1-0 
 3. Rogaska 1-0 
 4. Sencur Gor. 1-0 
 5. Tajfun 1-0 
 6. Helios 0-1 
 7. Hopsi Polzela 0-1 
 8. Ilirija 0-1 
 9. Krka 0-1 
 10. Zlatorog 0-1 
Full Standings
Last:10/16/2017
2SKL Standings
 1. Celje 1-0 
 2. LTH Castings 1-0 
 3. Medvode 1-0 
 4. Sezana 1-0 
 5. Terme Olimia 1-0 
 6. Triglav 1-0 
 7. Grosuplje 0-1 
 8. Konjice 0-1 
 9. Parklji 0-1 
 10. Pingvini 0-1 
 11. Plama Pur 0-1 
 12. Portoroz 0-1 
Full Standings
Last:10/16/2017
3SKL Standings
Center
 1. Calcit 0-0 
 2. Crnomelj 0-0 
 3. Gorenja vas 0-0 
 4. Jesenice 0-0 
 5. Jezica 0-0 
 6. Krvavec Meteor 0-0 
 7. Litija 0-0 
 8. Troti 0-0 
East
 1. Bistrica 0-0 
 2. Branik 0-0 
 3. Hrastnik 0-0 
 4. Jance Prit 0-0 
 5. Nazarje 0-0 
 6. Posavje Krsko 0-0 
 7. Radenska 0-0 
 8. Slovan 0-0 
West
 1. Ajdovscina 0-0 
 2. Globus 0-0 
 3. Hidria 0-0 
 4. Koper 0-0 
 5. Pingvini 0-0 
 6. Postojna 0-0 
 7. Rosa Vrhnika 0-0 
 8. Tolmin 0-0 
Last:7/31/2017
4SKL Standings
East
 1. Brezice 0-0 
 2. Dravograd 0-0 
 3. Prebold 0-0 
 4. Vojnik 0-0 
 5. Vrani Vransko 0-0 
 6. Zagorje 0-0 
West
 1. Cerknica 0-0 
 2. Ivancna G. 0-0 
 3. Kocevje 0-0 
 4. Kranjska Gora 0-0 
 5. Parklji m. 0-0 
 6. Ziri 0-0 
Last:9/17/2017
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1 Darussafaka 2-0 
 2 Fiat TO 2-0 
 3 Unics 2-0 
 4 Andorra 0-2 
 5 Cedevita 0-2 
 6 Paris-Levallois 0-2 
Group B
 1 B.Muenchen 2-0 
 2 Buducnost 2-0 
 3 Grissin Bon RE 1-1 
 4 Lietkabelis 1-1 
 5 Galatasaray 0-2 
 6 Hapoel J-M 0-2 
Group C
 1 Lokomotiv 2-0 
 2 Limoges 1-1 
 3 RETAbet BB 1-1 
 4 ALBA 1-1 
 5 Lietuvos rytas 1-1 
 6 Partizan NIS 0-2 
Group D
 1 ASVEL 1-1 
 2 Dolomiti En. TR 1-1 
 3 Gran Canaria 1-1 
 4 Ratiopharm 1-1 
 5 Tofas 1-1 
 6 Zenit 1-1 
Last:10/19/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Monaco 2-0 
 2 Pinar Karsiyaka 2-0 
 3 UCAM Murcia 2-0 
 4 Enisey 1-1 
 5 EWE Baskets 1-1 
 6 Banco di Srd 0-2 
 7 Hapoel Holon 0-2 
 8 Juventus 0-2 
Group B
 1 Gaziantep 2-0 
 2 Neptunas 2-0 
 3 Iberostar Tener. 1-1 
 4 Ventspils 1-1 
 5 Chalon 1-1 
 6 Ludwigsburg 1-1 
 7 Betaland Cdo 0-2 
 8 PAOK 0-2 
Group C
 1 Bayreuth 2-0 
 2 Estudiantes 2-0 
 3 Umana VE 1-1 
 4 AEK 1-1 
 5 Strasbourg 1-1 
 6 Banvit BK 1-1 
 7 Olimpija 0-2 
 8 Rosa 0-2 
Group D
 1 Nanterre 2-0 
 2 CEZ Nymburk 1-1 
 3 Besiktas 1-1 
 4 Scandone AV 1-1 
 5 Stelmet 1-1 
 6 Aris 1-1 
 7 Oostende 1-1 
 8 Telekom Bsk 0-2 
Last:10/18/2017
ABA League Standings
 1 Buducnost 3-1 
 2 Crvena Zvezda 3-1 
 3 FMP 2-2 
 4 Cibona 2-2 
 5 Olimpija 2-2 
 6 Partizan NIS 2-2 
 7 Mega Bemax 2-2 
 8 Cedevita 2-2 
 9 Igokea 2-2 
 10 MZT Skopje 2-2 
 11 Mornar Bar 1-3 
 12 Zadar 1-3 
 13 Borac 0-0 
 14 Bosna-Royal 0-0 
 15 Dynamic BG 0-0 
 16 KK Primorska 0-0 
 17 Krka 0-0 
 18 Lovcen 0-0 
 19 Ohrid AV 0-0 
 20 Rogaska 0-0 
 21 Split 0-0 
 22 Teodo Tivat 0-0 
 23 Vrsac 0-0 
 24 Zrinjski HT 0-0 
Last:10/16/2017
Alpe Adria Cup Standings
Group A
 1 Zlatorog 1-0 
 2 USK Praha 0-0 
 3 Vienna 0-0 
 4 Prievidza 0-1 
Group B
 1 Tajfun 1-1 
 2 Rieker KN 1-1 
 3 BK Decin 0-0 
 4 Kormend 0-0 
Group C
 1 Osijek 2-1 
 2 Klosterneuburg 1-1 
 3 Sencur Gor. 1-1 
 4 MMCITE Brno 0-1 
Group D
 1 Levice 2-0 
 2 Usti n/Labem 1-0 
 3 Helios 0-1 
 4 UBSC Graz 0-2 
Last:10/18/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Zan Mark SISKO
  Ilirija
  (189-PG-97)
  Avg: 24
 1. Sisko, Ilirija24.0 
 2. Pesic, Tajfun23.0 
 3. Pavic, Sencur Gor.22.0 
 4. Pajic, Rogaska22.0 
 5. Durnik, Zlatorog21.0 
 6. Muric, Sencur Gor.19.0 
 7. Mladenovski, Ilirija19.0 
 8. Pavkovic, Sencur G.19.0 
 9. Cup, Hopsi Polzela18.0 
 10. Batur, Rogaska18.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Ljubomir MLADENOVSKI
  Ilirija
  (207-C-95)
  Avg: 18
 1. Mladenovski, Ilirija18.0 
 2. Cup, Hopsi Polzela11.0 
 3. Cakarun, KK Primo.11.0 
 4. Bolcina, Tajfun11.0 
 5. Voncina, Ilirija9.0 
 6. Durnik, Zlatorog9.0 
 7. Oliver, Olimpija8.0 
 8. Modric, Ilirija8.0 
 9. Muric, Sencur Gor.7.0 
 10. Pavic, Sencur Gor.7.0 
Assists Per Game
 Zan Mark SISKO
  Ilirija
  (189-PG-97)
  Avg: 7
 1. Sisko, Ilirija7.0 
 2. Popadic, Tajfun7.0 
 3. Joksimovic, KK Primo.7.0 
 4. Marinelli, Krka6.0 
 5. Battle, Olimpija5.0 
 6. Vujasinovic, KK Primo.5.0 
 7. Mocnik, Helios5.0 
 8. Baric, Zlatorog5.0 
 9. Nikolic-S., Rogaska4.0 
 10. Modric, Ilirija4.0 
Steals Per Game
 Matej ROJC
  Helios
  (198-SG-93)
  Avg: 4
 1. Rojc, Helios4.0 
 2. Oliver, Olimpija4.0 
 3. Miljkovic, Zlatorog4.0 
 4. Joksimovic, KK Primo.3.0 
 5. Fon, Rogaska3.0 
 6. Novak, Sencur Gor.3.0 
 7. Ferme, KK Primo.2.0 
 8. Pajic, Rogaska2.0 
 9. Cup, Hopsi Polzela2.0 
 10. Popadic, Tajfun2.0 
Blocks Per Game
 Shawn KING
  KK Primorska
  (208-C-82)
  Avg: 3
 1. King, KK Primorska3.0 
 2. Gabrovsek, Tajfun2.0 
 3. Josilo, Krka1.0 
 4. Miljkovic, Zlatorog1.0 
 5. Mladenovski, Ilirija1.0 
 6. Godler, Hopsi Polzela1.0 
 7. Morina, KK Primo.1.0 
 8. Hukic, Ilirija1.0 
 9. Zupan, Helios1.0 
 10. Davis, Rogaska1.0 

Next Round Schedule

Round 2 (Regular Season)

Olimpija 98% Oct.23 Hopsi Polzel
KK Primorska 60% Oct.21 Tajfun
Sencur Gor. 97% Oct.21 Zlatorog
Rogaska 98% Oct.21 Krka
Helios 58% Oct.21 Ilirija
Next Round Schedule

Round 2 (Regular Season)

Grosuplje Oct.21 LTH Casting 98%
Celje 60% Oct.21 Terme Olimia
Triglav 96% Oct.21 Konjice
Medvode 98% Oct.21 Plama Pur
Parklji 57% Oct.21 Pingvini
Portoroz Oct.21 Sezana 98%
Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

Group A
Cedevita 58% Oct.25 Andorra
Paris-Levall Oct.25 Fiat TO 97%
Darussafaka 59% Oct.25 Unics
Group B
Buducnost 99% Oct.25 Galatasaray
Lietkabelis 56% Oct.25 Grissin Bon
Hapoel J-M Oct.25 B.Muenchen 97%
Group C
Limoges 59% Oct.25 ALBA
Lietuvos ryt Oct.25 Lokomotiv 76%
RETAbet BB 94% Oct.25 Partizan NI
Group D
Ratiopharm 54% Oct.25 Gran Canaria
Dolomiti En 56% Oct.25 Tofas
ASVEL 60% Oct.25 Zenit
Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

Group A
Juventus 57% Oct.25 Hap.Holon
EWE Baskets Oct.25 Pinar Karsiy 73%
UCAM Murcia 95% Oct.25 Banco di Srd
Monaco 77% Oct.24 Enisey
Group B
Gaziantep 77% Oct.25 Iberostar Te
Betaland Cdo 57% Oct.24 PAOK
Ludwigsburg Oct.24 Neptunas 73%
Ventspils 57% Oct.24 Chalon
Group C
Olimpija Oct.25 Bayreuth 95%
Strasbourg Oct.25 Estudian. 73%
Rosa Oct.24 Umana VE 88%
AEK 57% Oct.24 Banvit BK
Group D
Scandone AV 57% Oct.25 Oostende
Aris Oct.25 Nanterre 73%
Besiktas 57% Oct.24 Stelmet
Telekom Bsk Oct.24 CEZ Nymburk 88%
Next Round Schedule

Round 5 (Regular Season)

FMP 65% Oct.23 Zadar
MZT Skopje 55% Oct.23 Cibona
Cedevita Oct.22 Crvena Zvezd 65%
Buducnost 67% Oct.21 Mega Bemax
Olimpija 77% Oct.21 Mornar Bar
Partizan NI 58% Oct.21 Igokea
Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

Group A
Prievidza 55% Oct.25 USK Praha
Group B
BK Decin Oct.31 Tajfun 96%
Rieker KN 95% Oct.25 BK Decin
Group C
Osijek 63% Oct.24 Sencur Gor.
Group D
Usti n/Labem 53% Oct.25 Levice
Interview with Konstantin Subotic, head coach of KK Splosna plovba Portoroz (Telemach League) - May 23, 2016


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Young coach Konstantin Subotic once again helped his club to avoid relegation in Slovenian elite Telemach League. This was a perfect opportunity to talk to him about past, present and future in his basketball career.

Could you recall for us your basketball beginnings? How did you fell in love with basketball?

Postojna is a town with a long tradition of basketball, and just when I started experimenting with different sports, Postojna was at the forefront of basketball in Slovenia. Interestingly, the head coach at that time was my colleague and a great friend Predrag Milovic. In my sport triangle basketball-football- karate, basketball finally won. This beautiful sport thrilled me immediately. Of course my friends had a big impact. We spent days playing outdoors on courts that were always full.

Your coaching career is also linked to coach Predrag Milovic as you were his assistant in Sezana, Postojna and Koper. How important was his influence on your career and do you use some aspects of his approach to life and basketball for coaching your team?

I can say only positive things about coach Predrag Milovic. He taught me a lot about basketball and life, opened my eyes and solved some of my dilemmas. He showed me what it means to be a true professional. Although I have worked with several coaches his way was the one that attracted me the most. Security, determination and a great desire that is transferred to all players of a team- commitment to his work, the maximum faith in his players and a lot of work are features that have left a big impact on me, young coach, who entered the coaching world 13 years ago. I learned that the court is a battlefield just like life and you can not give up but always need to fight to the end. I love good team chemistry. The team is always above all of us, so we should work on team chemistry. Of course, this is not easy but every day should be a new chance to work on it. Coach Milovic became my good friend in the meantime and our friendship makes me very proud.

Could you tell us more about your first experiences in Slovenian league in both men and women basketball?

In January during 2003/2004 season I was actively involved in the work of BC Sezana that successfully played in the first division- that's my real start with coach Milovic. And it all started thanks to my great childhood friend, now my player and team captain Vjekoslav Petrovic (193-G/F-81). He recommended me to coach Milovic and he invited me to join his coaching staff. Already in the next season 2004/2005 I was his first assistant, and when he went to help Krka to avoid relegation I became the youngest coach in the history of the first Slovenian league. For me it was a great experience but this was only an interim solution, because after a few games I continued to work as an assistant as part of the plan. The season went beyond all expectations for me and the team. The season 2005/2006 was written using the same script. I started as assistant, Milovic again leaves and saves Krka, and I continue as head coach until the end of the season.

Working with women is different but I already gained some experience when I coached in college both men's and women's selection of Primorska University. Of course it's a challenge for me, especially because we were a young team that could have achieved a lot of things if we had stayed together. In the second part of the season we were a real team, especially if we consider that we had a new team in the league. For me it was just a pleasure to work with such a talented team.

In February 2009, you got the first chance as head coach in Luka Koper in the first division. You coached there Drazen Bubnic (207-F-86, agency: XL Basketball Agency), Ales Kunc (208-C-73, college: Missouri St.), Ivan Drzic (204-C-83) etc. Was it difficult to make the transition to head coach after many years spent as an assistant coach?

The call from Koper for me was a step forward in my career. We are talking about a serious club that was regular member of the first league. These were three successful years in which we were on the right track to become one of the better clubs in Slovenia. Twice in a row we played in the play offs for the league championship. In the mentioned season 2008/2009 there was a change of coach and I got my first serious chance which I grabbed with both hands. I waited for this moment and overnight I had to change the approach because there is a difference between head and assistant coach. In a very short time I have made the transition, my players accepted me very well and followed me. Although we had several injury problems, we finally won the 7th place. It was a group of a lot of good people and players. With two experienced players I still keep in touch - Miha Cmer (182-G-77) and Slavko Duscak (195-G-74). Both of them are now on their way to successful coaching career. That was the last time that we in this part of Slovenia played against Olimpija, a team that was too strong for us but the gym was full and we enjoyed playing against them. The fans recognized and welcomed our fighting mentality so it was a festival of basketball in Koper.

After that experience you decide to take over Portoroz, a team that at that time played in 2nd division of Slovenian basketball and already in the first season you won the 2nd division, Group West. What motivated you to take over Portoroz?

Yes it was again a new beginning at a club who had a lot of talent but have never made a significant step forward and it just attracted me- the desire to start from scratch in a healthy environment where I will create and build step by step. After so many years here it seems that I made the right move back then. Already in the first season, we won the regular part of 2nd division and through qualifications arrived to the entrance of the so called 1B League.

In Portoroz you experienced full affirmation as a coach and in 2013 advanced to the Telemach League and Eurobasket.com rewarded you with Coach of the year for the second division. What was the secret of your team?

As you said we achieved good results gradually and then made a jump to the majors but it was not even the plan but the reality was different - we made a good selection of players, avoided injuries, the club was stable. Briefly, we had all the conditions for good work, and we deserved to advance to the Telemach league. We were real from the beginning to the end of the season and the good relations inside the team facilitated the way to the top. In the Cup we again eliminated a club from Telemach league and even made it to the final tournament where we were later defeated by Helios. All these situations were not random at all. On the contrary- it is a real and well-deserved reward for all the effort we made.

This is your seventh season in Portoroz. In today's basketball only few coaches have the privillege to work in a club for more than one season. Surely you must be proud of the results that the small club from the Adriatic coast achieved in the previous period. How hard it is to avoid relegation every year against financially stronger teams?

I just completed my seventh season on the bench of Portoroz and of course I'm very happy after all because I know what is behind us. Fair approach to the game always gave me back results. I must stress that I initially I had the great fortune to get in my first year here a really good assistant with whom I have built good relationship. Together we have been and remained strong. This year I was for the first time without him and I can not wait to see him back. Gorazd Murovec is still one of my dear friends and we have done a lot of good things for Portoroz. In the lower leagues we had stable finances but Telemach League is a serious task for many clubs as well as for our club. However, with much smaller budget we made very good results. In the first two years we went to the playoffs and the powerhouse Krka eliminated us twice. The seventh season was the most difficult for us but we all endured and avoided relegation again with modest finances. It is important to point out that our team was one of the youngest. We must never forget that in this historic three years we had wins against all Slovenian teams including big ones such as Krka, Helios, Lasko ... The only exception is Olimpija but with them, unfortunately, we still have not played.

Even though Portoroz struggled this season did you always believe that you would be able to avoid relegation?

I emphasize that we were the only team that played without foreigners and we worked within financial resources that were quite limited. We had our chances during the season and learned on our mistakes. When it was needed, we were a real team. Today, everybody talk about Jan Barbaric (188-G-95). And this is a guy from our small basketball school, just like a few other guys. Nejc Zupan (202-PG-96) also returned to our club and had his first taste of playing in the first division in his home town club. He will be a part of U20 National Team if he stays healthy. This makes me proud and I am glad I do for profession what I really love to do- basketball is my life and I hope it lasts forever...

What are your plans after the end of this season?

Last night we finished the championship. We are still a member of the Telemach league. It is for us a big deal. Coastal region will have a team in the elite division next season.

My plans are to continue to be part of a professional organization. After all, I'm full of optimism. I hope it will soon be clear what is next for me. Its not all in my hands but I am ready.

Thank you for the interview Coach. Enjoy your summer!

Thank you.
  




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