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Posted 15 June 2007 - 01:10 AM

Slobodan Subotic agreed terms with KK Split and he will be their head coach in next season too. Before he came to Split he coached Iraklis, AEK, Panathinaikos, Panionios, Olympiakos and Sicc Jesi.
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Posted 15 June 2007 - 01:10 AM

Defending champion Cibona Zagreb managed to tie the final series against Zadar 2-2 after very close game 90-89.
The game looked like an easy victory of host KK Zadar. They seem to control the game till they reached 75-65 lead in the last minutes. But the hero of the game is Marin Rozic (201-F-83), who scored 10 points in a row and tied the game. Zadar players were completely lost. They tried to stop defending champion. But Andrew Wisniewski executed free throws without mercy, giving 1-point victory to Cibona.
The deciding last game will be on Saturday (June 16th).

Finals Game 4: KK Zadar - Cibona Zagreb 89-90
Zadar: Englisg 24, Barac 13, Johnson 12, Colak 11, Vladovic 10, Lalic 9, Gecevski 7, Stipcevic 3, Orsulic 0
Cibona: Kus 24, Wisniewski 20, Wright 14, Rozic 13, Warren 10, Andric 6, Mance 3, Krasic 0
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Posted 15 June 2007 - 01:11 AM

Cibona Zagreb is still fighting for the Croatian Crown but also thinks about next year planning.
The Croatian giants if in the market for a point guard after they didnt find a good replacment for Scoonie Penn (178-G-77, college: Ohio St.)who left the club last year for Greek outfit - Olympiacos.
Media linked Larry Ayuso (190-G-77, agency: Edge Sports, college: USC)who played this season a small period at Split.Ayuso Impressed during his stay but left the club shortly and now plays is his native country -Puerto Rico.
Another player who is in Cibona's radar is Oostende American PG - Rashad Wright (189-G-82, college: Georgia)who last year played at Versac and this year played well for the Belgiium club.but host of clubs are intersted in Wright services such as Maccabi Tel-Aviv and Unics Kazan.Larry Ayuso (190-G-77, agency: Edge Sports, college: USC)
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Posted 21 April 2008 - 04:00 PM

1. Zadar 7-0
2. KK Split 6-1
3. KK Zagreb 5-2
4. Cibona 4-3
5. Cedevita 3-4
6. Sibenka 2-5
7. Dubrava 1-6
8. Slavonski Brod 0-7

Are these standings correct? Have the teams played only 7 games this season?

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Posted 22 April 2008 - 08:54 AM

"Vilius":18qmsyov said:

Are these standings correct? Have the teams played only 7 games this season?


Yes, it is correct because in Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia and MonteNegro, second part of national champinships begin few weeks ago. During season, there was regular championships, and 4 best clubs undergo to next (this) phase in which they joined clubs from Adriatic League.

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Posted 19 February 2009 - 03:08 PM

Croatia Split signed Ivan Grgurevic.
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Posted 19 May 2009 - 09:21 PM

Today was start Croatian Playoff the semi-finals are Cibona vs. Split in other Zadar vs. Zagreb.All four teams are entry in semi final,qualificated for Adriatic League next season.Cibona have a tree year contract in Euroleague and because of that any other team if win the championship they will play in Eurocup.Last year was champion Zadar.
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Posted 24 May 2009 - 02:50 PM

In final of Croatian Playoff will meet Cibona Zagreb and Zadar defending champion.Cibona was better than Split 2-0 and Zadar against Zagreb 2-0.Big final will be on May 27.
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Posted 26 May 2009 - 08:46 PM

Cibona 86-Zadar 75
The first final...

Anderson with 30 p and 12 reb for Cibona...

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Posted 31 May 2009 - 07:20 AM

Zadar tied the seris to 1-1 by beating Cibona 83-72

Next game will take place on Tuesday.
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Posted 02 June 2009 - 07:02 PM

Cibona is 2-1 up over Zadar in the final.

Cibona 83:
Anderson 26 p, 10 reb, 11 fa, Kus 20.
Zadar 79:
Rancic 20

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Posted 03 June 2009 - 06:12 AM

Anderson is a great player. I am wondering how in the hell he is not playing for a bigger club and why he was undiscovered by this time.
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Posted 03 June 2009 - 10:49 AM

View PostBlack Urum, on Jun 3 2009, 08:12 AM, said:

Anderson is a great player. I am wondering how in the hell he is not playing for a bigger club and why he was undiscovered by this time.


He is... Maccabi next season.

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Posted 05 June 2009 - 09:49 PM

In Croatian final Playoff Cibona Zagreb is new champion by beating old rival Zadar on home field 71-69.(3-1) in series.
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Posted 05 June 2009 - 11:11 PM

And thus securing a spot in the euroleague next year.

Anderson had 27 points with 5/7 3pointers
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Posted 06 June 2009 - 07:55 AM

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And thus securing a spot in the euroleague next year.

Anderson had 27 points with 5/7 3pointers

Cibona would've played in Euroleague no matter what.

Anderson is a great player.
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Posted 06 June 2009 - 02:05 PM

View PostBlack Urum, on Jun 6 2009, 08:55 AM, said:

Cibona would've played in Euroleague no matter what.

Anderson is a great player.

True, teams form Adriatic league have special sistem - according to their achievments in EL, EC, ABA and domestic championships they are granted certain points and point from last three years counts.

Zadar had a nice opportunity to gather more points than Cibona, but Cibona built a very good team before the season, they played in second stage in EL, on FF in ABA and won Croatian championship while Zadar played on F8 in EC but since they didn't reach FF in ABA and didn't win championship they are again behind Cibona in points.

Same case in Serbia and Slovenia, but i can't see any team surpass Partizan and Olimpija in next few years. Maybe in Serbia Crvena zvezda or Hemofarm, but in Slovenia nobody can since noone exept Olimpija plays in European cups.

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Posted 06 June 2009 - 03:45 PM

Why is that by the way? Can't Domzale compete in Eurocup or Eurochallenge? Weird.
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Posted 06 June 2009 - 03:55 PM

View PostBlack Urum, on Jun 6 2009, 04:45 PM, said:

Why is that by the way? Can't Domzale compete in Eurocup or Eurochallenge? Weird.

Well they can't compete in Eurocup because they aren't good enough in ABA (i think 5 teams from ABA qualifie to EC but i'm not sure) and i really don't know why they don't sign for Eurochallenge. Maybe because they have to play 2 games a week already (domestic + aba league), maybe because of the expenses, who knows. Zlatorog (they finished 4th in Slovenian league) applieed for Eurochallenge but they were eliminated in qualifications.

Frankly, i'm sure they wouldn't have a lot of success neither in Eurocup and not even in Eurochallenge.

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