After the less than shocking quitting of Nikola Jokić, Serbia’s National Team had its first tweaks. The broad list of 25 players got cut down to only 17.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.