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Taipans sign George Blagojevic
The Cairns Taipans have signed their last local player and are pleased to welcome forward George Blagojevic from the Marlins to the Taipans roster. The talented forward graduated from the University of Hartford in May, and quickly signed with the Marlins upon returning home to Australia, with a view to join the Taipans and begin his basketball career.Full story
Regularly touted as "one to watch," Blagojevic was awarded a scholarship to the Australian Institute of Sport before being recruited by the NCAA Division I school to play for the Hartford Hawks, where as a senior he averaged 14.3 points and 7.5 rebounds, shooting the ball at 56.2 per cent.