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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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U18 EC Women, Division B: Croatian NT dominant

  Croatian Women U18 team was able to conclude it’s perfect 9-0 run and take the 1st place on U18 European Championship (Division B).   Croatia dominated the competition outscoring it’s opponents by as much as 23.5 point differential and was thus able to qualify to the next Division A EC.   Croatian C Ivana […]

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Brzoja and Buovac heading from Dubrava to Indiana

  Four months ago they were able to carry Dubrava Zagreb pass by eventual European junior champion Zagreb CO and to win 2011 Croatian Junior Championship in Slavonski Brod.   Now, highly ranked prospects G Mislav Brzoja and F Matej Buovac, which have both represented Croatia in FIBA youth competitions this summer, have made the […]

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NBADRAFT.NET: “NBA is Hezonja’s Destiny”

According to NbaDraft.net’s correspondent Giovanni Conte Croatian swingman prospect  Mario Hezonja (1995/6’7”)  has very bright future.   Conte raves about high-flying Hezonja calling him “Super Mario” and finishes the report with the words “NBA is his destiny”.    

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ADECCO CUP: Croatia takes 2nd place; Bojan Bogdanovic led the Tournament in scoring

 Bogdanovic makes another step forward in his career   Croatian NT completed relatively successful performance on Adecco Cup with 80:71 loss to Serbia in the final game of the competition in Ljubljana, Slovenia. In the battle of 2011 EuroBasket contenders both coaches instructed their players to “search and execute easy basket opportunities early on.”   […]

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ADECCO CUP: Croatia able to win host Slovenia

Holding his own in the paint vs Slovenia – C Ante Tomic   After the hard fought defensive battle Croatia was able to win Slovenian NT in front of it’s home crowd in Ljubljana Stozice Arena by 60:65 (15:16, 15:16, 21:16, 14:12).   Despite being only 4-17 from three-point land and having as much as […]

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