Olimpija Wins Liga Nova KBM Title in OT Thriller

¬†Petrol Olimpija Ljubljana ended the 2017-18 season with a bang and claimed the 2018 Liga Nova KBM title after a thrilling 95-90 win over Krka Novo Mesto in overtime. This was a solid title defense for Olimpija. Prior to their 2017 win, the last time they were at the top of the podium was way…

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Union Olimpija secures first title in 8 years

There is a new champion of the Slovenia Premier A, but it is a familiar name as Union Olimpija Ljubljana defeated Rogaska in Game 4 of the finals series. The win handed Union Olimpija a 3-1 series victory and brought the club its first Premier A title since 2009. Despite the barren stretch out of…

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ABA League: Red Star and Partizan notch wins

Round 24 of the ABA League 2016-17 regular season was about the rich getting richer, with top teams securing wins and solidifying their hold of the top spots. League leader, Crvena Zvezda “Red Star” Belgrade took home a blowout win over Slovenia’s Union Olimpija Ljubljana, 88-67. Another solid defensive effort allowed them to dominate this…

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Partizan falls to Union Olimpija 74-68 in ABA

BC Partizan NiS Beograd was toppled by Union Olimpija Ljubljana, 74-68, in what was arguably the most critical game in Round 18 of the ABA League. This is the fourth loss for Partizan this season. The upset allowed Union Olimpija to improve their record to 8-10, leaving them with an outside shot at making the…

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ABA League Round 11 Recap

Round 11 of the ABA League 2016-17 regular season recently concluded with nothing less than a showcase of impressive basketball play by league leading Crvena Zvezda Telekom Beograd. The red and white shirts managed a convincing road win over Slovenia’s Union Olimpija Ljubljana. They are on fire this season and are now 11-0 with the…

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ABA League Round 10 roundup

Round 10 of ABA League regular season action is now in the books and it was, for the most part, “business as usual” for some of the teams as the top squads bagged wins, while others struggled to stay afloat in one of Europe’s more competitive leagues. The round was capped off by no less…

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Marko Mladjen added by Union Olimpija

Union Olimpija Ljubljana (Slovenia-Liga Nova KBM) has added Marko Mladjen (205 cm) for the upcoming 2016-17 season. Marko is a 23-year-old international player who has dual citizenship from Serbia and Switzerland. He has been a member of the Swiss national team since 2013. In 2015-16 he saw action for BBC Monthey (Switzerland-LNA). In 32 games…

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Devin Oliver pens with Union Olimpija

Devin Oliver (201 cm, Dayton’14) has agreed to terms on a deal to play for Slovenian club Union Olimpija (Slovenia-Liga Nova KBM) this 2016-17 season. The 24-year-old Dayton grad played for two teams in 2015-16. He started off the season on the roster of Maccabi Kiryat Gat (Israel-Winner League). Devin was able to play in…

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Red Star stunned at Home in Belgrade!

Round 6 of regular season action in the Adriatic League ended with a surprise. Crvena Zvezda “Red Star” Telekom Beograd (Serbia-KLS) own one of the strongest homecourt advantages in the league. Their die-hard fans are always ready to elevate the energy in the arena to support their team. Unfortunately, Red Star fans had to swallow…

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Zack Wright added by Union Olimpija

Zack Wright (191 cm, Central Missouri’07) has agreed to terms with Union Olimpija Ljubljana from Slovenia’s Telemach league this 2015/16. He is an American player who also holds a passport from Bosnia and Herzegovina. Wright has been a Bosnian national team since 2012. In 2014/15 he played for Istanbul Buyuksehir Belediyesi (Turkey-TBL). He logged a…

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