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  Monday, June 20, 2005

Euro Roundup: Serbia draws all the attention
By Luis Fernández

We href=/profile//> don't href=/profile//> have href=/profile//> too href=/profile//> much href=/profile//> action href=/profile//> left href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> this href=/profile//> season. href=/profile//> All href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> important href=/profile//> leagues href=/profile//> but href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Spanish href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Serbian href=/profile//> already href=/profile//> have href=/profile//> new href=/profile//> champions.

It's href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> Serbia href=/profile//> where href=/profile//> we href=/profile//> find href=/profile//> most href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> meat href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> our href=/profile//> weekly href=/profile//> report, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> where href=/profile//> Partizan href=/profile//> got href=/profile//> its href=/profile//> ticket href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> finals href=/profile//> by href=/profile//> beating href=/profile//> Red href=/profile//> Star href=/profile//> twice. href=/profile//> Kosta href=/profile//> Perovic href=/profile//> was href=/profile//> one href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> best href=/profile//> offensive href=/profile//> weapons href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Belgrade href=/profile//> team. href=/profile//> He href=/profile//> had href=/profile//> 17 href=/profile//> points, href=/profile//> 7 href=/profile//> rebounds href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 3 href=/profile//> steals href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> first href=/profile//> game href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 13 href=/profile//> points, href=/profile//> 2 href=/profile//> rebounds href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 2 href=/profile//> steals href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> second. href=/profile//> Already href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> final, href=/profile//> it href=/profile//> wasLuka href=/profile//> Bogdanovic href=/profile//> who href=/profile//> stepped href=/profile//> up href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> 15 href=/profile//> points href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 2 href=/profile//> steals href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> first href=/profile//> game. href=/profile//> Partizan's href=/profile//> rival href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Serbian href=/profile//> title href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> Hemofarm, href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> easily href=/profile//> got href=/profile//> rid href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> Reflex href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> semifinals.

Bojan href=/profile//> Popovic href=/profile//> finished href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> excellent href=/profile//> season href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> Reflex href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> great href=/profile//> shape, href=/profile//> delivering href=/profile//> 20 href=/profile//> points, href=/profile//> 2 href=/profile//> rebounds, href=/profile//> 6 href=/profile//> assists href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 2 href=/profile//> steals href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> first href=/profile//> game, href=/profile//> while href=/profile//> having href=/profile//> 10 href=/profile//> points, href=/profile//> 5 href=/profile//> rebounds, href=/profile//> 5 href=/profile//> assists href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 3 href=/profile//> steals href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> second, href=/profile//> when href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> received href=/profile//> help href=/profile//> from href=/profile//> Mile href=/profile//> Ilic href=/profile//> (24 href=/profile//> points, href=/profile//> 10 href=/profile//> rebounds href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 2 href=/profile//> blocks) href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> Milan href=/profile//> Majstorovic href=/profile//> (12 href=/profile//> points, href=/profile//> 3 href=/profile//> rebounds href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 2 href=/profile//> blocks).

In href=/profile//> Greece, href=/profile//> Panathinakos href=/profile//> did href=/profile//> its href=/profile//> homework, href=/profile//> winning href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Greek href=/profile//> finals href=/profile//> 3-1 href=/profile//> against href=/profile//> AEK href=/profile//> Athens. href=/profile//> Nikolaos href=/profile//> Zissis href=/profile//> was href=/profile//> as href=/profile//> steady href=/profile//> as href=/profile//> always href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> AEK. href=/profile//> He href=/profile//> had href=/profile//> 12 href=/profile//> points, href=/profile//> 5 href=/profile//> rebounds, href=/profile//> 4 href=/profile//> assists href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 2 href=/profile//> steals href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> third href=/profile//> game, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 13 href=/profile//> points href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 3 href=/profile//> reboudns href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> fourth.

In href=/profile//> Croatia, href=/profile//> all href=/profile//> five href=/profile//> games href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> finals href=/profile//> were href=/profile//> needed href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> decide href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> winner, href=/profile//> which href=/profile//> ended href=/profile//> up href=/profile//> being href=/profile//> Zadar. href=/profile//> Since href=/profile//> Croatia href=/profile//> became href=/profile//> independent, href=/profile//> all href=/profile//> championships href=/profile//> but href=/profile//> one href=/profile//> had href=/profile//> been href=/profile//> won href=/profile//> by href=/profile//> Cibona, href=/profile//> but href=/profile//> this href=/profile//> time href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> team href=/profile//> from href=/profile//> Zagreb href=/profile//> couldn't href=/profile//> repeat. href=/profile//> In href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> fifth href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> decisive href=/profile//> game, href=/profile//> Marko href=/profile//> Banic href=/profile//> led href=/profile//> Zadar href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> scoring href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> 21 href=/profile//> points href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 3 href=/profile//> rebounds.

Let's href=/profile//> finish href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> Italy, href=/profile//> where href=/profile//> Climamio href=/profile//> Bologna href=/profile//> has href=/profile//> finally href=/profile//> recovered href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Italian href=/profile//> crown href=/profile//> after href=/profile//> four href=/profile//> consecutive href=/profile//> seasons href=/profile//> losing href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> finals. href=/profile//> In href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> four href=/profile//> games href=/profile//> (3-1) href=/profile//> played href=/profile//> against href=/profile//> Armani href=/profile//> Jeans href=/profile//> Milano, href=/profile//> Marco href=/profile//> Belinelli href=/profile//> showed href=/profile//> nice href=/profile//> consistency, href=/profile//> averaging href=/profile//> 9 href=/profile//> points href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> 24 href=/profile//> minutes href=/profile//> per href=/profile//> game.

 
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