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LONDON INVITATIONAL, DAY 6: Croatia outplays China for 83:53 win en route to EuroBasket

  On the last day of 2011 London Invitational Tournament Croatia had a relatively easy task of handling down 83:53 loss to not quite well organized China.   Nets 2011 draftee Bojan Bogdanovic again led Croatia in scoring with 16 points, mainly coming on easy transition dunks and mid-range jumpers. C Ante Tomic was very […]

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LONDON INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT, DAY 5: Croatia suffers embarrasing 60:83 loss to France

  Without it’s leading scorer in preparation cycle SG Kruno Simon, Croatia really had no clue how to deal with the pressing French NT and lost the game by 60:83.   Croatia managed to hit ONLY ONE THREE-POINTER OUT OF SEVENTEEN ATTEMPTS (Popovic) and to score it’s first transition basket as late as 25th minute […]

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Bilbao Basket (ACB) to have Zganec Brothers as it’s special guests during next week practices

  According to the official site of ACB League, Bilbao Basket will have talented Croatian prospects Karlo and Bruno Zganec as it’s guest during next week’s practices.   After leading their team Feniks Zagreb to 2011 Croatian cadet Final Four both players have been the important part of the gold medal winning U16 Croatian NT […]

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LONDON INVITATIONAL, D3: Croatia 66, Australia 78

  In it’s third game on London Invitational Croatian NT head coach Josip Vrankovic had the idea of testing some of the tactical concepts for the upcoming Eurobasket competition.   Well the experiment didn’t turned quite as he and his staff expected. Croatia suffered a 66-78 loss to Australia, after managing to score only 5 […]

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LONDON INVITATIONAL, DAY 2: Croatia able to hold on to it’s lead and win Great Britain by 75:70

  Croatia was able to win Great Britain by the final score of 75:70 (12:18, 23:5, 28:24, 12:23) for it’s second victory in London Invitational Tournament.   Host team was simply no match for Croatia which shot he ball 9-17 from the longe range distance during first three quarters of the friendly encounter.   Croatia […]

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LONDON INVITATIONAL, DAY 1: Croatia opens the Tournament with 83:71 win over rival Serbia

  Croatian NT was able to successfully open it’s London International Basketball Invitational Tournament campaign with the initial 83:71 (20:19, 24:17, 18:16, 21:19) win over rival Serbia.   Croatia took the lead just before the end of the first quarter (17:16), led at the half by 44:36 and reached 16-point surplus midway the last quarter […]

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Croatian NT to take part in London Tournament

  After taking respectable 2nd place in prestigious Adecco Ex-Yu Cup held in Ljubljana Croatian NT will continue it’s preparation cycle for 2011 Eurobasket by taking place in London International Basketball Invitational Tournament which is scheduled from August 16th until August 21st.   Playing as much as 5 games in 6 days against the top […]

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Popovic close to sign the deal with Zalgiris Kaunas

    According to Slobodna Dalmacija Croatian NT captain PG Marko Popovic could be close to sign the deal with the Lithuanian powerhouse Zalgiris Kaunas.   Although some of the sources claimed that Popovic has already signed the deal Popovic’s agent Robert Jablan/XL Basketball Agency has declined that the deal has been signed, although all […]

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