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Miroslav Raduljica’s accidental basket helps Serbia advance to FIBA finals (VIDEO)

Miroslav Raduljica’s accidental basket helps Serbia advance to FIBA finals (VIDEO)

| September 12, 2014 | 6 Replies

Share He is not a Buck anymore, having been traded to Los Angeles Clippers (and subsequently waived) in the trade that fetched Jared Dudley and a future first-round pick, but Miroslav Raduljica scored one of the most improbable baskets you’ll ever see in your entire life. The even more amazing part is that those points [...]

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Giannis and Greece lose to Serbia, get eliminated from World Cup

Giannis and Greece lose to Serbia, get eliminated from World Cup

| September 7, 2014 | 1 Reply

Share With a 90-72 loss at the hands of Serbia, Giannis Antetokounmpo‘s big fat Greek summer has come to an end. Antetokounmpo finished with 7 points, 2 rebounds, a steal and a block, and he made all three of his field goal attempts, including a three-pointer at the start of the second half. Serbia outscored [...]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo helps Greece stay undefeated (VIDEO)

Giannis Antetokounmpo helps Greece stay undefeated (VIDEO)

| September 2, 2014 | 2 Replies

ShareGiannis Antetokounmpo scored 15 points to help Greece up their record to 3-0 in FIBA group play. Antetokounmpo shot 5-for-11 from the field and 5-for-8 from the free throw line, while also grabbing 3 rebounds. (The video below puts 4 of his 5 baskets in the game highlights.) His steal led to a game-icing three-point [...]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 11 points in FIBA opening game (VIDEO)

Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 11 points in FIBA opening game (VIDEO)

| August 31, 2014 | 1 Reply

ShareGiannis Antetokounmpo scored 11 points in Greece’s 87-64 win over Senegal yesterday.  He made both of his field goal attempts — a pair of transition dunks — while also converting 7 of 8 free throw attempts (for a total of 11 points on 2 field goals attempted). More than that, though, he was a legitimate influence [...]

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Ilyasova opts out of FIBA Worlds, Delfino in after playing Summer League?

Ilyasova opts out of FIBA Worlds, Delfino in after playing Summer League?

| June 23, 2014 | 2 Replies

ShareErsan Ilyasova has decided to forgo the FIBA World Championships to be held in late August, according to a tweet by Gery Woelfel. A deeply-disappointed Ersan Ilyasova has decided not to play for Turkish national team this summer so he can rest ankles. — Gery Woelfel (@GeryWoelfel) June 23, 2014 The news coincides with a [...]

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FIBA picks Greece, Turkey, two others for wildcard spots in world championships

FIBA picks Greece, Turkey, two others for wildcard spots in world championships

| February 1, 2014 | Reply

ShareFIBA announced today that Greece and Turkey were among the four wildcard teams added to the 24-team FIBA Basketball World Cup scheduled for this summer.  According to their press release, At its meeting on 1 February 2014, FIBA’s Central Board decided to award the four wild cards for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup to [...]

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