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NBA star proposes marriage to actress at Cappadocia

Prominent Turkish basketball player Cedi Osman, who plays for Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA, has proposed marriage to his year-long girlfriend, Ebru Şahin, at Cappadocia, the ancient region in Central Anatolia, famous for its fairy chimneys.

"I said yes," wrote the actress on her social media account, uploading a photo of them backdropped by the hot air balloons rising in the air.

Kokoškov is no longer national coach - Svetislav Pešić on the bench again

The information was transmitted by "Blic" and according to their information, the new coach will be an experienced expert Svetislav Pesic.
The "Eagles" are already waiting for the first window of qualifications for the World Cup in November, and in 2002, Pesic won the World Cup in Indianapolis as the coach of Yugoslavia.

NBA megastar Dončić signs supermax contract extension with the Mavs

Ljubljana – Slovenian NBA star player Luka Dončić has signed a five-year, US$207 million supermax rookie extension with the Dallas Mavericks in what is the largest guaranteed rookie extension in NBA history and the largest sports contract ever in Slovenia. Dončić told the STA on Tuesday he will continue to play for the national basketball team.

Slovenia to play for bronze after losing to France

Tokyo – The Slovenian men’s basketball team lost 89:90 to France in the semi-finals of their debut Olympic basketball tournament on Thursday to play for the bronze medal against Australia on Saturday at 1pm CET.

This is Slovenia’s first loss at the tournament after the team sailed through the group phase and outperformed Germany in the semi-finals.

NBA star Dončić to land $202m contract extension with Mavericks, US media report

Ljubljana – Slovenian NBA star Luka Dončić is to sign a five-year, $202 million contract extension with the Dallas Mavericks after the Tokyo Olympic Games, a number of US media have reported. Meanwhile, another Slovenian NBA player Goran Dragić is moving from the Miami Heat to the Toronto Raptors, but might be even re-routed to the Mavericks in the final move.