Crvena Zvezda signs Samardziski at center
Crvena Zvezda Telekom came to terms with center Predrag Samardziski over the weekend on a deal for the remainder of the season. Samardziski (2.16 meters, 25 years old) arrives from Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius, with whom he reached the Eurocup Finals last season. He averaged 5.1 points, 3.3 rebounds and 0.9 blocks in 10 Turkish Airlines Euroleague games with Rytas this season. Samardziski grew up in the Partizan Belgrade youth system and also played five seasons in Serbia for FMP. He later spent a season in Turkey with Olin Edirne. Samardziski has represented Macedonia internationally and helped that team reach the medal round at EuroBasket 2011.