Serbia & Montenegro: Babic To Step Down

The Basketball Federation of Serbia & Montenegro (KSSCG) will soon be looking for a new president after current incumbent Miodrag Babic offered his resignation at a recent executive board meeting in Belgrade.

The offer is expected to be accepted by the KSSCG's General Assembly at a meeting later this month.

Serbia & Montenegro: Jaric Hits Back At Critics

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Marko Jaric is fed up with being raked over the coals for Serbia & Montenegro's EuroBasket failure and has blasted coach Zeljko Obradovic for not standing by the players.

A proud hoops nation, hosts for the glamorous event, was left stunned as the two-time defending world champions lost 74-71 in the elimination round and Obradovic revealed afterwards that Jaric's poor relationship with fellow playmaker Igor Rakocevic had been the biggest problem.

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Savic Backs Obradovic

Yugoslavian great Zoran Savic has defended embattled coach Zeljko Obradovic in the wake of Serbia & Montenegro's failure at the EuroBasket.

The former power forward has also blamed the team's early exit from the competition on the country's reluctance to blood new players for the event.

Maljkovic - No Leadership For Serbia & Montenegro

Bozidar Maljkovic, one of the best club coaches ever to emerge from Serbia & Montenegro, has cited a lack of leadership as the decisive factor in his country's shock elimination from the EuroBasket.

France ended the dreams of hosts Serbia & Montenegro in the elimination round, winning 74-71 in Novi Sad on Tuesday.

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