The stars shall be out in August in Japan, the Philippines, and Indonesia for the FIBA World Cup, and for Slovenia, they acquired NBA famous person Luka Doncic to gentle their approach.
The Dallas Mavericks guard has been made captain of the group, and he stated he’s enthusiastic about this position. He additionally declared that they might be on the market to compete for the world title.
Is that achievable for Slovenians?
Serbian coach Sasa Djordjevic, at present beneath China’s payroll, used the equally well-known Usain Bolt as an analogy to explain Doncic and Slovenia’s possibilities.
“Basketball is not an individual sport,” Djordjevic stated in an interview with Martin Pavcnik of SportKlub.
“Luka Doncic is not Usain Bolt, with all respect. Everyone needs the power of a team to achieve the results they deserve and are happiest with. None of us would win medals if we didn’t have fantastic people by our side. These are primarily teammates and coaches.”
The Slovenia nationwide basketball group is a staple within the EuroBasket. They received the 2017 version of the competitors by means of the lead of Goran Dragic, who won’t be a part of the group in August.
Using Mavs 2023 failure as motivation in World Cup
Slovenians’ likelihood is being downplayed for the time being, however Doncic himself is unfazed. He is excited in regards to the World Cup and can use Mavs’ disappointing 2023 as an energizer.
Mavericks narrowly missed the play-in after giving up in the previous few video games.
“The goal is always same – to win the championship,” Doncic stated. “Of course, this is a wish, but what actually happens in the competition is another matter. I am very motivated myself, and I was additionally motivated by the failure of my team in the NBA and the failure of Slovenia last year.”
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