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  1. Nenad Krstic, shaken

    Henry Abbott

    Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images Nenad Krstic's home town of Kraljevo, Serbia was rocked by a 5.6 magnitude earthquake last Wednesday. 27-year-old Oklahoma City big man Nenad Krstic has endured plenty of rough patches. Once a young Net with boundl...

    Blog | November 09, 2010
  2. Spain Gets Off the Schneid

    Henry Abbott

    After sleepwalking through the preliminary and qualifying rounds, Spain showed up to the knockout stage of Eurobasket '09 with a fury. The Painted Area has the full story of the Spaniards' win over France and Serbia's mild upset of Russia: P...

    Blog | September 18, 2009
  3. Eurobasket Day 1 Recap

    Henry Abbott

    The Painted Area is keeping a close eye on all the action in Poland, where Spain took a spill and Turkey came up big in the tournament's first day: GROUP C: Serbia 66, Spain 57 Nenad Krstic: Thundering to the rack for Serbia against Europ...

    Blog | September 08, 2009
  4. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    The American government advises American's not to travel to Serbia. Four of the Americans playing for the Turkish Club Efes Pilsen (remember Loren Woods?) choose to follow that advice, which keeps them from a scheduled game in Belgrade. And now there...

    Blog | February 27, 2008
  5. Kosovo on the Minds of Some NBA Players

    Henry Abbott

    Kosovo recently declared independence from Serbia (and some fascinating background). Upon hearing the news, some gathered in Times Square to have a party. Meanwhile some in the NBA cried. Kent Youngblood of the Minneapolis Star Tribune: Talking to M...

    Blog | February 26, 2008
  6. Scot Pollard Talks Up Vlade Divac's Charity Event

    Henry Abbott

    (AP Photo/Srdjan Ilic) A little more than a week ago, Vlade Divac held a massive fundraiser to benefit refugees in Serbia and Africa. All kinds of NBA dignitaries were on hand, and one of them, new Celtic Scot Pollard (that's him in the striped black...

    Blog | October 01, 2007
  7. Serbian Basketball Fans Clash With Police

    Henry Abbott

    This past June, in the Serbia and Montenegro league finals, the second game of the series was awarded to Partizan (Vlade Divac's longtime club) after fans of their opponent, Crvena Zvezda, clashed with police. described the situation a...

    Blog | September 18, 2006
  8. Africa Rising

    Henry Abbott

    Practically everyone in basketball knows Africa is the next great frontier in basketball. More and more great players are being discovered there all the time, and that trend is not going to slow down soon. One little sign: Nigeria beat Serbia &amp...

    Blog | August 20, 2006
  9. Las Vegas Believes in Jerry Colangelo

    Henry Abbott

    Check out the odds to win this year's world championship: Team USA, despite all of its recent disappointments, is the heavy favorite (unless I am yet again misinterpreting betting odds): USA 1/2 Serbia and Montenegro 5/2 Argentina 11/2 ...

    Blog | May 18, 2006
  10. Serbia and Montenegro Coach Resigns After Fracas

    Henry Abbott

    This is unreal. The most talented team in Europe has become a freak show resulting in the resignation of coach Zeljko Obradovic. CBS Sportsline describes the unraveling of a powershouse: France beat Serbia-Montenegro 74-71 Tuesday to reach the quarte...

    Blog | September 21, 2005