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Fenerbahce and Union Olimpija win friendlies

Fenerbahce and Union Olimpija win friendlies

As the warm up for the 2014/2015 season continues, Turkish giant Fenerbahce and Slovenian powerhouse Union Olimpija Ljubljana picked up comfortable victories. Both teams will compete on the continent this…

FIBA World Cup 2014, USA and Lithuania in semis

FIBA World Cup 2014, USA and Lithuania in semis

We are at the business end of the FIBA World Cup 2014 now as the quarter final stage gets underway in Spain. There were two games on day one of…

FIBA World Cup 2014 Quarterfinals Preview

FIBA World Cup 2014 Quarterfinals Preview

We’re down to the last eight teams in the FIBA World Cup 2014! Teams representing Asia, Africa, and Australia and Oceania have all been eliminated from the competition. Brazil (South…

Edo Muric landed by Partizan

Edo Muric landed by Partizan

Serbian powerhouse team BC Partizan NiS Beograd has added Slovenian forward Edo Muric (202 cm) to their starting lineup for the upcoming season. The 22-year-old Muric is a three-time member…

Dragic irked by Australia vs Angola game

Dragic irked by Australia vs Angola game

Phoenix Suns point guard and Slovenian national team star player Goran Dragic (190 cm) took to social media to express his disappointment with how a game in the ongoing FIBA…

Uros Zadnik pens deal with Sodertalje

Uros Zadnik pens deal with Sodertalje

Uros Zadnik (188 cm) will continue his basketball career with the Sodertalje Kings from Sweden’s Basketligan this coming 2014-15 season. The Uros is a 24-year-old player who comes from Slovenia.…

FIBA World Cup 2014 Day 2

FIBA World Cup 2014 Day 2

In Day 2 of the FIBA World Cup 2014 a few teams remain hot, garnering back to back wins and riding their momentum from Day 1. Seven teams are still…

Eurobasket 2015 2nd Qualifying Round Day 4

Eurobasket 2015 2nd Qualifying Round Day 4

Latvia is the only team in the Eurobasket 2015 2nd qualifying round that has played in all four days and has come out with as many wins. Only Italy and…

Lithuania wins 2014 Huawei Cup

Lithuania wins 2014 Huawei Cup

Lithuania claimed victory in the 2014 Huawei Cup trophy warm up tournament by defeating Slovenia 80:76 and wrapping the competition with three consecutive games. The win proved good preparation for…

Bostjan Nachbar re-signs with Barcelona

Bostjan Nachbar re-signs with Barcelona

FC Regal Barcelona (Spain-Liga Endesa) has opted to re-sign Slovenian veteran forward Bostjan Nachbar (207 cm) for the 2014-15 season. Nachbar has been a long-time member of the Slovenian National…

Krka repeats as Slovenian champions

Krka repeats as Slovenian champions

Krka Novo Mesto has defended the Slovenian Telemach League after taking out Union Olimpija Ljubljana 65-61 in the finals series. It was the decisive fifth game between the clubs and…

Jaka Lakovic retires from Slovenian NT

Jaka Lakovic retires from Slovenian NT

Jaka Lakovic (186 cm) has announced his retirement from the Slovenian National Team. The 35-year-old long-time starting point guard of the Slovenian squad has been a member from 2001 to…

Sasha Vujacic lands with Venezia

Sasha Vujacic lands with Venezia

Former NBA guard Sasha Vujacic (201 cm) is headed back to Europe after agreeing on a deal to player for Umana Reyer Venezia (Italy-SerieA). The Slovenian played just two games…

Union Olimpija upsets Partizan, 66-59

Union Olimpija upsets Partizan, 66-59

Adriatic League – Union Olimpija Ljubljana took care of business on its home turf as they came away with a 66-59 upset win over BC Partizan NiS Beograd. Slovenian club…

Cedric Jackson departs Union Olimpija

Cedric Jackson departs Union Olimpija

Cedric Jackson (191 cm, Cleveland State´09) has brought his time with Union Olimpija Ljubljana (Slovenia, Telemach League and Adriatic League) to an end. The American will leave the club after…

Eurochallenge: Quarterfinals set

Eurochallenge: Quarterfinals set

The quarterfinals of the Eurochallenge have been set as Round 6 tied up the Second Stage of the competition. There was heartbreak and jubilation around Europe as teams still waiting…

Emir Preldzic extends with Fenerbahce

Emir Preldzic extends with Fenerbahce

Emir Preldzic (205 cm) will continue his long standing relationship with Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul after signing a three year contract extension with the club. The Slovenian with a Turkish passport…

Hasan Rizvic picked up by Pamukkale

Hasan Rizvic picked up by Pamukkale

Hasan Rizvic (212 cm) will be headed to Turkish TB2L team Pamukkale University this 2013-14. He started the season with Krasny Oktyabr Volgograd from Russia’s Superleague. Rizvic is from Bosnia…

Domen Lorbek joins Royal Hali

Domen Lorbek joins Royal Hali

Turkish TBL team Royal Hali Gaziantep has added Slovenian player Domen Lorbek (198 cm) for the 2013-14 season. Lorbek was a member of the Slovenian National team from 2005 to…

Bozidar Maljkovic leaves Slovenia

Bozidar Maljkovic leaves Slovenia

The Basketball Federation of Slovenia (KZS) will be on the lookout for a new national team coach after legendary tactician Bozidar Maljkovic stepped down. The 61- year old Serbian leaves…

Vlado Ilievski joins CEZ Nymburk

Vlado Ilievski joins CEZ Nymburk

Czech Republic team CEZ Nymburk has agreed to terms with veteran international player Vlado Ilievski (190 cm) and will be bringing him in for the 2013-14 season. The 33-year-old is…

Uros Slokar signs for Berlin

Uros Slokar signs for Berlin

Uros Slokar (210 cm) has been signed by German team ALBA Berlin (BBL and Eurocup) for the remainder of the season. The power forward is coming off a season playing…

Alexis Wangmene added by Polzela

Alexis Wangmene added by Polzela

Hopsi Polzela from Slovenia’s Telemach League has added Cameroonian international player Alexis Wangmene (203 cm, Texas’12) to bolster their frontcourt.  The 24-year-old Wangmene has been a member of the Cameroonian…

Emir Zimic stays with Tajfun

Emir Zimic stays with Tajfun

KK Tajfun Sentjur from Slovenia’s Telemach League has opted to keep Emir Zimic (215 cm) for the 2013-14 season. The Bosnian big man started at center for Tajfun in 2012-13…

EuroBasket 2013: Spain rolls, France downs hosts

EuroBasket 2013: Spain rolls, France downs hosts

Looking at the final standings of the EuroBasket 2013 Round 2 would leave one thinking that 2013 might be some other club’s turn to stand on top of the podium,…

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