Partizan coached by Zeljko Obradovic withdraws from the league – Basketball News

Partizan, which was eliminated by Frutti Extra Bursaspor in the last 16 round of EuroCup last season, made a flash decision in its league. The team, coached by the legendary head coach of European basketball, Zeljko Obradovic, decided to withdraw from the Serbian League Play-Offs due to the field and tribune incidents during the matches played with Red Star in the Adriatic League final series.

Partizan finished the season in second place, losing 3-2 to its arch-rival Red Star in the final series of the Adriatic League. However, the events that took place in the stands, instead of the basketball played on the field, marked the final series.

In the statement published on the club’s official website with the title “An opportunity to eliminate hooliganism from our basketball”, it was stated that the safety of the players and the technical team were in danger in the 5 games played, and it was announced that what happened was embarrassing and that they would not compete in the Serbian League Play-Offs.

In addition, this decision was described as a step against hooliganism, which is a problem in the country’s basketball, and it was stated that they were determined to take the necessary measures for the future periods.

hosted the Final Four

As it is known, only a few weeks ago, Belgrade hosted the EuroLeague Final Four organization and there was no negativity. This fact was also underlined in the club’s announcement, “Our country has shown that it has the capacity to organize the best sports events. The recently organized “Final Four” of the Euroleague is a real example of this. Four clubs in total, many tourists and not a single event took place in our city. ” statements were included.

Criticism of what happened from Obradovic

The legendary head coach, who also runs Fenerbahçe in our country, reacted with harsh words to those who caused the events.

What happened?

In the Adriatic League final series played between Red Star and Partizan, the referees had to go to the locker room many times, while the fans had to go to the locker room many times, while the fans were throwing foreign objects on the field and the decision was made to evacuate the hall. As a result of the final series, Red Star managed to beat Partizan 3-2.


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