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Funeral held for Serbian basketball coach Dejan Milojevic

BELGRADE - Serbian basketball coach Dejan Milojevic, who died in the US last month aged 46, was buried at Belgrade's New Bezanija Cemetery on Monday.

Milojevic died in Salt Lake City on January 17 after suffering a heart attack before an NBA game between Utah Jazz and his club Golden State Warriors, where he was an assistant coach.

Serbia sees off Dejan Milojević - Steve Kerr and basketball legends at the funeral

Milojevic died on January 17 in Salt Lake City as a result of a heart attack before the NBA game between Utah and Golden State, where he worked as a member of the coaching staff.
The funeral ceremony will begin at 1 p.m., the funeral itself half an hour later.

Biden calls China 'ticking time bomb' over economic woes

US President Joe Biden said Thursday that China's mounting economic problems make the country a "ticking time bomb."

"China is a ticking time bomb in many cases," Biden said at a private fundraising event in the western state of Utah.

The Democrat pointed to the country's high unemployment and aging workforce, saying "China is in trouble."

Trump indictment emerges as central GOP concern at Utah special election debate

Simmering right-wing anger over the U.S. Justice Department's indictment of former President Donald Trump was on stark display at a Republican primary debate in Utah, where U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart's plans to resign prompted the governor to call a special election to fill his seat in the state's deeply conservative 2nd Congressional District.

Michael Jordan sneakers fetch auction record $2.2 mln

A pair of sneakers worn by NBA superstar Michael Jordan sold for $2.2 million on April 11, setting a record price at auction for game-worn sports footwear, Sotheby's announced.

The basketball great wore the "Bred" Air Jordan 13s during Game 2 of the 1998 NBA Finals on the way to his sixth and last NBA championship title.

Hornets sting Warriors in overtime

P.J Washington scored 31 points, including six in overtime, as the Charlotte Hornets beat reigning NBA champion Golden State 120-113 as Stephen Curry's hometown heroics didn't pan out.

The Oklahoma City Thunder also won in overtime on Oct. 29, edging the Mavericks in Dallas 117-111.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led the Thunder with 38 points, six rebounds and nine assists.

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