Diaw, France advance to World Cup Quarter-Finals with victory over Croatia

After a sluggish first half for both teams Saturday, San Antonio Spurs forward Boris Diaw and the French National team looked like they were going to cruise onto a victory over Croatia, as Les Bleus was leading by 16 points late in the third quarter. However, Brooklyn Nets guard Bojan Bogdanovic and Croatia made a […]
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

US, France advance to quarters at World Cup

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) The United States and France advanced to the quarterfinals of the Basketball World Cup with wins on Saturday. While the U.S. crushed Mexico 86-63, France had to come back and then hold on to eliminate Croatia 68-64. Stephen Curry hit six 3-pointers and scored 20 points and Klay Thompson added 15 more as the U.S. rolled to yet another blowout at Palau Sant Jordi...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Fournier Drops 13 Points as France Beat Croatia in Round of 16

The Orlando Magic’s Evan Fournier is continuing his improved play in the FIBA World Cup to the point where it’s impossible to keep him off the court. France defeated Croatia 69-64 on Saturday in the Round of 16 knockout stage that took place in Madrid, Spain. The French almost choked away their ticket to the Quarterfinals late. Fournier had a major impact in the second and third...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Lithuania Loses Mantas Kalneitis In Friendly With Croatia

In the final friendly match before the 2014 World Cup in Spain Lithuania lost their second game in a row, but far more devastating was the loss of starting point guard Mantas Kalnietis. Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas had a strong game in the post for Lithuania scoring 16 points on 5-8 from the field. For Croatia, the Brooklyn Nets Bojan Bogdanovic had a monster game with 24 points...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Mirza Teletovic on Bojan Bogdanovic: "Adjustment will be hard" but "We will make a great tandem"

Mirza Teletovic spoke with Sportske Novosti, a Croatian sports site, about his new teammate and fellow Croatian speaker, Bojan Bogdanovic. He is excited about playing with a player he played against so often growing up. Many thanks for the translation provided by NetsDaily poster eunets. Bottom line: Bogdanovic will have a tough transition but Teletovic is prepared to help him and...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason

Brooklyn Nets: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Moves Made Resigned: Alan Anderson Signed: Bojan Bogdanovic Drafted: Markel Brown, Xavier Thames, Corey Jefferson Hired Lionel Hollins Traded Jason Kidd Traded For Sergey Karasev and Jarrett Jack Strongest: Hiring Lionel Hollins - They traded Jason Kidd for picks and hired...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Bojan Bogdanovic Signing Grade

Brooklyn Nets: Bojan Bogdanovic Signing Grade By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content @ Hoopstuff… Contract: 3 years, 10 million After being selected 31st overall in 2011 by the Heat and having his rights traded to the Nets, Bojan Bogdanovic has played the past three seasons in the Adriatic League with Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul of Turkey. Now he is finally making the trek overseas...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA News: Transactions for July 22nd

On July 22nd a few contracts that were previously agreed upon became official, and a trade occurred. Let's get you caught up on everything that happened.Brooklyn NetsSigned Bojan Bogdanovic to a three-year contractChicago BullsSigned free agent guard Aaron Brooks Signed 11th overall draft pick Doug McDermottCleveland CavaliersAcquired John Lucas III, Erik Murphy, and Malcolm...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets Sign Bogdanovic, Jefferson, and Brown

The Brooklyn Nets were a busy team the last two days, announcing they have officially inked three players to contracts: Croatian swingman Bojan Bogdanovic, second-round pick Markel Brown and fellow second-rounder Cory Jefferson.Bogdanovic, whose rights the Nets had acquired in a draft night trade all the way back in 2011 from the Miami Heat, had initially agreed to a contract all...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bojan Bogdanovic Signs Three-Year, $10.1M Deal With Nets

The Brooklyn Nets have agreed to a three-year, $10.1 million deal with Bojan Bogdanovic. Bogdanovic was the 31st overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. Bogdanovic averaged 13.4 points, 2.2 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 61 games last season with Fenerbahce Ulker.
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bojan Bogdanovic expected to leave Fenerbahçe Ülker for Brooklyn Nets

Media in Croatia, Bosnia and Turkey are all reporting that Bojan Bogdanovic, drafted by the Nets in 2011, has decided to leave Europe and join the Nets, signing as early as this week. The Nets have yet to confirm the signing. Among the reports is a tweet from Turkish sportscaster Ismail Senol, who covers Bogdanovic for Fenerbahce in Turkey. In a Turkish language tweet, Senor writes...
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July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets Expected To Sign Bojan Bogdanovic

The Brooklyn Nets are expected to sign Bojan Bogdanovic, who was drafted in 2011 by the club. Bogdanovic will sign for the taxpayer's midlevel, according to reports. The Nets were close to signing Bogdanovic last offseason, but talks collapsed in negotiating his $2 million buyout with Fenerbahçe Ülker.
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July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets considering bringing Bojan Bogdanovich over from Europe

Photo: AP The Nets drafted SF Bojan Bogdanovich with the first pick in the second round of the 2011 NBA draft. It was rumored Bogdanovich was coming to play for Brooklyn last year, but the deal fell through, and Bogdanovich remained in Turkey. With Shaun Livingston agreeing to a deal with the Golden State Warriors, the Nets have looked elsewhere to use their mini mid-level exception...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Grades: Central Division

Detailing the draft picks of the Central Division teams. Indiana Pacers As I touched on in “Analysis of the 10 Traded First-Round Picks Heading Into the 2014 NBA Draft,” the Pacers were fleeced for their first round pick and breakout performers in Gerald Green and Miles Plumee in exchange for Luis Scola (owed $4.9M in 2014-15, but only 940K is guaranteed). The Suns used the...
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June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns draft Bogdan Bogdanovich; ESPN shows footage of Nets Bojan instead

Suns new addition BOGDAN Bogdanovich Photo Credit: Darko Vojinovic/AP I am no expert on Bosnian names, so for all I know, the last name Bogdanovich may be their equivalent to Americans saying Johnson or Smith, but I also don’t work for ESPN. When the Suns drafted Bosnian Bogdan Bogdanovich with the 28th pick in the first round, ESPN decided to show some footage on the young man...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets likely to acquire draft pick

On the eve of the NBA Draft, Nets general manager Billy King downplayed his chances of getting himself into a draft in which the team currently does not have a pick. “I’d like [to trade into it], just because I think you can get a good player,” King said Wednesday at the team’s New Jersey practice facility. “I don’t know if we will. … I doubt we’ll get into the first...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bojan Bogdanovic Nets' big trade piece

Alex Raskin looks ahead to the trading deadline and sees the Nets most likely to offer up Bojan Bogdanovic in trade talks. "I would say 20 out of 30 teams have interest in him," a league source told Raskin. Bogdanovic possesses a complete offensive game. Indeed while Bogdanovic has been in a bit of a slump, he's generally seen as among the top players, maybe top five...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets Won't Deal Bogdanovic Or Future First Rounder To Raptors For Lowry

The Brooklyn Nets have interest in Kyle Lowry, but have "zero intention" of trading Bojan Bogdanovic or a future first round pick to the Toronto Raptors in any deal for him, according to a source. The Nets gave up multiple future first round picks in their June deal for Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry. Bogdanovic was the 31st overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft...
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Nets unwilling to trade pick for Lowry

The Brooklyn Nets are interested in Kyle Lowry but are not willing to part with a future first-round pick in order to obtain the Toronto Raptors point guard via trade, sources told ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk. The Nets and New York Knicks are among the teams pursuing Lowry to upgrade their backcourt, sources previously told’s Marc Stein and ESPN The Magazine’s...
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City tops Fenerbahce in preseason opener

Yes, that is basketball you see on NBATV today. Real life basketball. With uniforms, starting lineups, fans, the whole thing! OK, maybe it is just preseason basketball. But an NBA team played another professional team for the first time this season as the Thunder opened play against Fenerbahce Ulker in Istanbul, Turkey. And there was some Kevin Durant-age. {youtube}pd1WrSp6EUA...
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October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City tops Fenerbahce in preseason opener

Yes, that is basketball you see on NBATV today. Real life basketball. With uniforms, starting lineups, fans, the whole thing! OK, maybe it is just preseason basketball. But an NBA team played another professional team for the first time this season as the Thunder opened play against Fenerbahce Ulker in Istanbul, Turkey. And there was some Kevin Durant-age. {youtube}pd1WrSp6EUA...
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October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Lithuania Advances To EuroBasket Final With 77-62 Defeat Of Croatia

Lithuania defeated Croatia by 77-62 to advance to the EuroBasket finals. Linas Kleiza had 22 points and 11 rebounds, while Jonas Maciulis 23 points and six rebounds. Jonas Valanciunas had six points, five rebounds and five blocks in 20 minutes. Bojan Bogdanovic had 15 points on 5-for-15 shooting.
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September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Croatia Eliminates Greece With 92-88 Double-Overtime Win

Croatia defeated Greece 92-88 in double overtime on Monday in EuroBasket play. With the loss, Greece was eliminated from the competition. Bojan Bogdanovic scored 22 points, while Ante Tomic had 15 points and 12 rebounds. Yannis Bourousis had 21 points, nine rebounds and two blocks for Greece.
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September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Croatia Beats Italy 76-68

Croatia defeated Italy 76-68 in EuroBasket 2013 play on Saturday. Bojan Bogdanovic had 18 points to lead Croatia. Gigi Datome had 24 points and seven rebounds.
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September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Italy beats Spain in Euro tourney

Marc Gasol had 32 points and 10 rebounds, but Italy beat two-time defending champion Spain 86-81 in overtime at the European basketball championship on Monday. Italy overcame a 15-point deficit to earn the win, after Luigi Datome made a layup at the buzzer in regulation to force overtime. Also, Croatia knocked out Greece with a 92-88 victory in double OT. The loss meant little...
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September 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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