The Slovenia Times

Slovenia defeat Croatia in last friendly before EuroBasket


Celje - Slovenia defeated Croatia 94:88 (25:25, 41:46, 77:72) in the final friendly before the start of EuroBasket 2022 to affirm their status as one of the main contenders for gold.

Vlatko Čančar was the top scorer with 21 points, with the Chicago Bulls point guard Goran Dragić adding 19. The Dallas Mavericks star Luka Dončić was not among the top scorers this time, having scored ten points.

The win caps six-win streak for the Slovenian team as they head to Germany to defeat their 2017 title.

Prior to the EuroBasket, which kicks off on 1 September, they face two more qualifying games for the World Championship, against Estonia and Germany.


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