NEMANJA BJELICA RUMORS

Wolves' Bjelica out for season with foot injury

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Timberwolves forward Nemanja Bjelica will miss the rest of the season with an injured left foot, a significant loss for a team trying to get back into the playoff picture in the Western Conference. Bjelica was injured against Boston on Wednesday night and left the arena in a walking boot. The Wolves say Bjelica had an MRI on Thursday and is seeking opinions...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nemanja Bjelica Is Done for the Year

Canis sheds a tear for Belly. The Timberwolves have announced Nemanja Bjelica will miss the rest of the season. Damn, Damn, Damn, Damn. Welp, I’m shedding a tear as I hear that Belly is out for the year. It’s worse than we feared. His foot is in bad shape, and the Timberwolves’ playoff chances look slim without him. The timing makes me say “Jeez,” since he...
Via Canis Hoopus
12 days ago

Bjelica to miss rest of season with left foot injury

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota Timberwolves forward Nemanja Bjelica will miss the rest of the season with an injured left foot, a significant loss for a team trying to get back into the playoff picture in the Western Conference. Bjelica was injured against Boston on Wednesday night and left the arena in a walking boot. The Wolves say Bjelica had an MRI on Thursday and is seeking opinions...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The NBA's no-man's land: New Orleans Pelicans

Championship or bust has been the motto this past decade in the NBA. As some franchises have loaded up on stars in an attempt to win championships, others have torn their rosters down to the studs in an attempt to land the next big thing. This season has been strange because more clubs than usual find themselves firmly in NBA limbo – neither bad enough to land a top pick nor good...
Via RealGM - NBA
February 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Nemanja Bjelica is adapting to the NBA's foul rules

Nemanja Bjelica has 14 total fouls in his first four NBA games, swiping and grabbing just a bit too much for the NBA referees to let him get away with it. The 27-year-old Bjelica is used to the European game, one which allows for a more physical style of play. Essentially, the referees in Europe just let more of that swiping and grabbing go. Now, four games into his NBA career,...
Via FOX Sports
November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

T-Wolves Bjelica's fantastic nickname: ‘Professor Big Shots’

New Minnesota Timberwolves forward Nemanja Bjelica’s name may be a difficult one to pronounce for Americans, but his nickname certainly isn’t: Professor Big Shots. The Timberwolves selected the Bjelica, 27, in the second round of the 2010 NBA Draft, and he is expected to be on the team’s roster for the upcoming season after signing a three-year deal in July. According...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

It's not just you who can't pronounce Nemanja Bjelica's name

It's tough to look at the name Nemanja Bjelica and immediately know how to pronounce it. There aren't many people who have such lingual talents.In reality, the Wolves rookie forward pronounces his name "Ne-MEN-yah Bee-a-LITZ-ah." It's almost impressive that he understands how to say it the right way. Bjelica says it's not exactly a new thing for the 27-year-old who has played in...
Via FOX Sports
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Wolves finalize contract with Euroleague MVP Bjelica

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Timberwolves have finalized their contract with Euroleague Most Valuable Player Nemanja Bjelica (nay-MAHN-yah bee-EHL-leets-zah). The signing was announced Tuesday and an introductory news conference was scheduled for Wednesday. The 6-foot-10 forward Bjelica was originally acquired in a draft-day trade in 2010 with the Washington Wizards, who selected...
Via Associated Press
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: who is Nemanja Bjelica?

The Minnesota Timberwolves have always been a diverse team, culturally speaking, so to add to their United Nations theme of player personnel, the team kicked off their adventure into the craziness that is NBA free agency by agreeing to terms with Serbian forward Nemanja Bjelica to bring him to Minneapolis. Originally selected by the Washington Wizards with the 35th pick in 2010 NBA...
Via isportsweb.com
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Spurs Interested In Timberwolves’ Nemanja Bjelica?

It has been ordinarily quiet on the San Antonio Spurs’ homefront this summer. The roster is still in limbo and there is no indication of what the Spurs will look like next year. The most recent inkling of trade rumors involving the Spurs are linked with the Minnesota Timberwolves’ draftee Nemanja Bjelica. The 2010 draft […]
Via Project Spurs
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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