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Division Standings
Liga 6
 1. Igokea 9-1 
 2. Bosna-Royal 7-3 
 3. Zrinjski HT 5-5 
 4. Sloboda Tuzla 5-5 
 5. Spars Sarajevo 3-7 
 6. Kakanj 1-9 
Places 7-13
 1. Siroki Primorka 6-2 
 2. Leotar 4-4 
 3. Gradjanski 4-4 
 4. Mladost 3-5 
 5. Bosnjak 3-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:4/20/2017
Division II Standings
1. Liga RS
 1. Radnik B. 21-5 
 2. Sutjeska 19-7 
 3. Prijedor 17-9 
 4. Sokolac 17-9 
 5. Rogatica 15-11 
 6. Student BL 14-12 
 7. HEO 13-13 
 8. Borac BL 12-14 
 9. Slavija 12-14 
 10. Varda HE 12-14 
 11. Rudar 11-15 
 12. Kozara 9-17 
 13. Bratunac 8-18 
 14. Teslic 2-24 
A1 Liga FBIH
 1. Vogosca 16-4 
 2. Burch 16-4 
 3. Gradina S. 16-4 
 4. Igman 13-7 
 5. Celik 9-11 
 6. Turbina 9-11 
 7. Donji Vakuf 8-12 
 8. Travnik 8-12 
 9. Iskra Bugojno 7-13 
 10. Lukavac 5-15 
 11. Gradina T. 3-17 
A1 Liga KSHB
 1. Student M. 15-2 
 2. Posusje 15-3 
 3. Grude 14-4 
 4. Siroki II 14-4 
 5. Tomislav 13-6 
 6. Capljina 9-8 
 7. Zrinjski II 6-12 
 8. Livno 5-13 
 9. Novi 4-12 
 10. Brotnjo 1-16 
 11. Busovaca 1-17 
Last:5/6/2017
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
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Drasko KNEZEVIC
  Zrinjski.
  (186-PG-93)
  Avg: 18.8
 1. Knezevic, Zrinjski.18.8 
 2. Tuljkovic, Bosnjak18.3 
 3. Kovacevic, Spars S.17.2 
 4. Jovanovic, Spars S.16.7 
 5. Djurasovic, Zrinjski.15.8 
 6. Negovanovic, Gradj.15.7 
 7. Pelkic, Leotar15.4 
 8. Robinson, Igokea15.1 
 9. Hasandic, Sloboda .14.6 
 10. Stanojevic, Mlado.14.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Obrad TOMIC
  Kakanj
  (206-C-93)
  Avg: 9.8
 1. Tomic, Kakanj9.8 
 2. Kastropil, Siroki P.8.7 
 3. Markovic, Gradj.8.3 
 4. Pelkic, Leotar7.8 
 5. Stanojevic, Mlado.7.6 
 6. Djurasovic, Zrinjski.7.4 
 7. Marojevic, Gradj.7.1 
 8. Milosevic, Igokea6.8 
 9. Kadic, Bosnjak6.8 
 10. Karacic, Siroki P.6.7 
Assists Per Game
 Jan MOCNIK
  Siroki P.
  (178-PG-87)
  Avg: 8.3
 1. Mocnik, Siroki P.8.3 
 2. Knezevic, Zrinjski.5.4 
 3. Princ, Zrinjski HT4.9 
 4. Fekete, Leotar4.6 
 5. Luzajic, Leotar4.0 
 6. Dovadzija, Bosnjak3.9 
 7. Aleksic, Mladost3.9 
 8. Robinson, Igokea3.8 
 9. Zahiragic, Spars S.3.7 
 10. Vasiljevic, Bosna-Ro.3.7 
Steals Per Game
 Drasko KNEZEVIC
  Zrinjski.
  (186-PG-93)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Knezevic, Zrinjski.2.4 
 2. Tuljkovic, Bosnjak1.9 
 3. Brown, Sloboda .1.9 
 4. Mocnik, Siroki P.1.7 
 5. Princ, Zrinjski HT1.6 
 6. Dreznjak, Siroki P.1.4 
 7. Samadan, Zrinjski.1.4 
 8. Milosevic, Igokea1.4 
 9. Kovacevic, Spars S.1.3 
 10. Radivojevic, Igokea1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Franko KASTROPIL
  Siroki P.
  (212-C-84)
  Avg: 1.1
 1. Kastropil, Siroki P.1.1 
 2. Karacic, Siroki P.1.0 
 3. Sturanovic, Bosna-Ro.0.9 
 4. Brummitt, Zrinjski.0.9 
 5. Pelkic, Leotar0.8 
 6. Rikic, Igokea0.7 
 7. Radmilovic, Leotar0.7 
 8. Marojevic, Gradj.0.6 
 9. Tomic, Kakanj0.6 
 10. Milosevic, Gradjanski0.6 
Poll

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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The Highs and Lows of Mirza Teletovics first NBA season. - Apr 22, 2013


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The Highs and Lows of Mirza Teletovics first NBA season.
Mirza Teletovic just finished his first regular NBA season and is now into the playoff series against the Chicago Bulls. Before even coming to the NBA, questions arose of how successful he could be in the NBA. Detractors said he wasnt suited for the NBA game or rigors. After proving himself by being the best forward in Europe the last few years the time had come to either give it a try or give up his NBA dream.
He had multiple teams to choose from in his quest to start his NBA career. He was heavily and personally recruited by Mikhail Prokhorov the owner of the Brooklyn Nets who convinced him to the join the team. He was given a nice 3 year contract, proving the commitment to Teletovic that he was going to be an important player with the team.
Mirza didnt play in the summer league due to his commitments with the Bosnian National Team as their best player. He struggled early in the season with the speed adjustment from Europe to the NBA. In Europe there are few players with the size speed combination that almost everyone in the NBA possess. He struggled with his floor spacing, defense, speed, strength and quickness initially. Avery Johnson, his coach was on the hot seat when the season began and had no interest in investing in getting Teletovic developed and up to speed. Johnson also favored a very undisciplined style of basketball and gave his players too much free reign both on and off the court. Mirza struggled to get minutes and experience in this situation. He never complained and kept practicing and working hard on his game. Soon Avery Johnson was fired and replaced with PJ Carlesimo who offered a more structured environment and stated publically that he needed to find more minutes for Mirza.
Mirza struggled at times and even had three air balls in a game on threes but he never lost his confidence and kept working to get a chance to play. When he was given a chance to show his game he flashed the talent and tools to be a successful NBA player. Mirza needs to be used properly as a stretch four and a game changer coming off the bench. It means however that he needs to get 18-25 minutes a night consistently and put pressure on opposing teams. If he doesnt get his chance with Brooklyn there are good fits for his talents out there including the Rockets, Lakers, Cavaliers and a few other quality teams that could use his unique skill set, shooting and size.
His season for all effective purposes has ended with the start of the playoffs as there is no chance he gets meaningful minutes in the playoffs. His defense, often a weakness in his career improved quite a bit through the season and near the end of the season he no longer embarrassed himself on the court. His is a decent passer, good rebounder and very good outside shooter with good size and strength combo.
He got into 53 games this season but only played 9 minutes a night and scored 3.5ppg. He shot only 38.4% from the field but that was mostly due to the fact he shot so many threes coming off the bench. He shot 34.3 from the three point line and 81.8 from the free throw line. He chipped in 1.8rbpg .4aspg .2stlpg .2blkpg. He scored a season high 14pts twice in the season had 8 rebounds 3assists 2steals and 2blocks as his season highs.
His experience should pay dividends this summer when he faces off against other top talents in Europe this summer during Eurobasket in Slovenia.
Mirza played well and was committed to the NBA and has refused all questions of will he return to play in Europe for a club team. He insists that just like his hero Drazen Petrovic he will wait his turn and until he gets a chance to prove his worth to NBA teams, hopefully that happens sooner rather than later.   




Dylan Ennis
ABA League SuperCup: Mega Bemax upset Igokea - 5 hours ago
Igokea - Mega Bemax 72:83 Mega Bemax advanced into the ABA League SuperCup semifinals. They knocked down Igokea in the quarterfinal clash in Bar today. Dylan Ennis (187-PG-91, college: Oregon) scored 23 points to lead the effort. Mega Bemax eked out a 23:21 lead after the opening frame. The Serbian team extended the lead at 4-point mark at the interval 37:41. Mega Bemax dropped 25 points in the third quarter to secure a 15-point lead at the final intermission. Igokea dropped 21 points i...   [read more]

Aleksandar
Baricanin
KK Radnik Bn Basket Bijeljina adds Baricanin to their roster - 1 day ago
KK Radnik Bn Basket Bijeljina (1. Liga RS) added to their roster 21-year old Bosnian center Aleksandar Baricanin (208-96). The last time (15) he played at Formia Meta in Italian Serie C Gold. Baricanin has played previously professionally also in Bosnia (Bosna-Royal). By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Bosnia   [read more]
Prijedor adds Vujmilovic to their roster - 1 day ago
KK Prijedor (1. Liga RS) added to their roster 19-year old guard Nemanja Vujmilovic (193-98). He has played for the last three seasons at the junior team of Rookie in the D2 Bosnian League.

KK Prijedor roster for 2017-2018:

Guards:
Srdjan Stakic
Aleksandar Ivetic
Nemanja Vujmilovic

Forward:
Nemanja Bilanovic
  
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