Coach Aleksandar Đorđević has announced the names on the preliminary list for the Eurobasket. The current Serbian broad list consists of 25 players. Some are well known for their performances in the NT, while we also get to see some fresh faces.
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The strongly covered case of Nikola Jokić has finally gotten to the proper channels. Serbia’s Basketball Federation has issued a press release, tackling his potential lack of participation on the Eurobasket.
Serbia to be excluded from the Eurobasket
Košarkaški savez Srbije, objavio je danas mejl evropskog ogranka FIBE, kojim se potvrđuju pređašnji navodi o kazni srpske Nacionalne selekcije. U mejlu se navodi da je razlog ovakve odluke Svetske kuće košarke u najkraćim crtama: “kršenje propisa FIBE i EU”.
Potpisnik je Kamil Novak, izvršni direktor FIBA Evropa.
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Po navodima KSS, čelnici Saveza bi trebalo da se sastanu početkom naredne nedelje, kako bi diskutovali o adekvatnim merama odgovora na ovakav presedan.
Serbia not going to the Eurobasket?
Due to a conflict between FIBA and the Euroleague, a list National teams that are possible to miss the next Eurobasket was issued. Among those names is Serbia. On the other hand, Slovenia already has the official exclusion confirmation, while the others will have to wait for at least another day. In case of actual exclusion, the decision of the International Basketball Federation may have further repercussions, in these teams participation on the upcoming Olympics.
On the list of potential non participants are also: Lithuania, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Spain, Russia, Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Montenegro, Poland and Turkey.
Nakon opsežnih diskusija na relaciji Evropske kuće košarke, Evrolige i matičnih saveza, sastavljena je lista reprezentacija koje najverovatnije neće učestvovati na sledećem Evrobasketu. Od ukupno četrnaest imena, na spisku se našla i Srbija. Sloveniji je već potvrđeno isključenje, dok se oglašavanje zvaničnika u vezi sa ostalim reprezentacijama očekuje sutra.
Moguće je da se ovakav tretman reprezentacija odrazi i na njihovo učešće na predstojećim Olimpijskim igrama u Riju. Treba napomenuti da u ovom momentu ostaje samo čekanje na oglašavanje zvaničnika.
Serbia’s National team wasn’t able to recover from their first defeat on the competition. Instead, they lost a chance to win the European bronze, and ended up fourth.
The players of Aleksandar Đorđević lost to France, by 81:86. A lack of initiative and precision, for a less then glorious ending of the Championship. Serbia is now left to compete in one of the qualifying tournaments, for another chance to reach Rio.
Continue reading Serbia loses bronze, as Spain reaches gold
After an incredible winning streak, of seven games and as many victories, Serbia has lost. Lithuania was the team to break this amazing score, by a 67-64 win over the Eagles.
The Greens proceed into the final, as Serbia is left to fight for bronze on Sunday against an equally disappointed France. The host intends to end the competition with a medal, while Serbia is looking for at least a third place solace. Nevertheless, the 2016 Olympics will still stay as a hypothetical option for both teams, as only the spot in the final was a guarantee for a trip to Rio.
After a very week start, Spain continues to pull through even during the final rounds of the Eurobasket. A disputed win over Greece, after which Vassilis Spanoulis announced his retirement from the National team, Spain surpassed France, during last night’s first semifinal. This year France broke the tradition, in which the hosting nation were to reach the final phases of a major tournament. A new crowd record was set, at 26.922 spectators.
Another great victory for the Serbian National team on the Eurobasket. This time, against an expectedly tough opponent. The Czech team, lead by the 2,13m tall Jan Vesely, made sure there were no easy points. Their precision from the 6,75 border, as well as a strong defensive pace, gave team Serbia, a run for their money.Očekivano težak meč protiv selekcije Češke, obeležen stalnim izmenama u oba sastava, te odličnim partijama Teodosića, Bjelice i Ercega. Kapiten je ovom prilikom uspeo da obori sopstveni rekord na šampionatu, od 13 asistencija, zabeleživši danas 12 poena i 14 asistencija, uz dabl-dabl učinak. Nemanja Bjelica imao je večeras 14 poena i 10 skokova, kao i 5 ličnih grešaka do kraja četvrte četvrtine.
Continue reading SRB – CZE (89-75) / Česi ipak ne tako Veseli
As the eight-finals have come to a close, here is an overview of the entire round results, and the schedules for the upcoming quarterfinal matches, that await on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Nakon završetka runde osmine finala, sledi kratak osvrt na sve dosadašnje rezultate, te raspored četvrtfinalnih mečeva. Uz napomenu da Srbija igra prekosutra, u prvom popodnevnom terminu, od 18:30 sati