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Real Madrid's Luka Doncic still pondering summer NBA move

(Ah Fat Talk Ball) - Europe's rising basketball talent Luka Doncic is still uncertain whether he will move to the NBA during the summer break, the 19-year-old Slovenian said on Thursday.

Doncic was a key player in Slovenia's impressive run to the European Championship gold medal last September and this weekend he will be in the spotlight as Real Madrid aim to win a record 10th title in the Euroleague, the continent's top club competition.

Real lock horns with CSKA Moscow in the second semi-final on Friday in the Belgrade Arena, following the opening clash between holders Fenerbahce Istanbul and Lithuanian's Zalgiris Kaunas.

He acknowledged Real face a tall order against the Euroleague's regular season winners CSKA, who beat city rivals Khimki in the playoffs to reach the showpiece event in the Serbian capital.

Fenerbahce's serial trophy-winning Serbian coach Zeljko Obradovic, who is himself aiming for a record 10th title with a fifth different club, was also banking on home crowd support.

The holders also have two Serbian players in their ranks.

Obradovic will lock horns in the semis with Lithuanian counterpart Sarunas Jasikevicius whom he coached at Greek heavyweights Panathinaikos, where he won five Euroleague titles from 1999 to 2012.

The other two coaches at the tournament, CSKA's Greek boss Dimitris Itoudis and Real Madrid's Pablo Laso, are also former Obradovic proteges.










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