Croatia and Slovenia national teams achieved the second consecutive triumph at 2014 FIBA World Cup, by beating Argentina and Mexico, respectively. Serbia suffered a one-point defeat against the regining European champions France.
Crvena zvezda Telekom suffered a blow in their first preparation game this summer against Asesoft, which was played begind closed doors, as Branko Lazić, one of the arguably most combative players in Dejan Radonjić's squad got injured.
The preparation period is well under way now and the first preparation games have started for ABA League teams. The first one to start was Zadar, who was a guest of Jolly JBŠ on Thursday and won convincingly.