Luka Doncic puts on a show in Dragic's farewell game against Croatia

2022-06-30 20:19
Credit: FIBA

Goran Dragic came back on the court with a Slovenian jersey after an almost five-year break and played his last game for his country in Ljubljana.

The Slovenian national team did not let Croatia to spoil the special evening, blowing out the visitors 97-69 (33-8, 21-27, 22-16, 21-18).

The squad rose up to the second position in Group C with 3 wins and 2 losses, leaving Croatia (1-4) last before the final round of the World Cup Qualifiers. To get to the next phase, Croatia must defeat Finland and hope for Sweden's failure against Slovenia.

Slovenia played a terrific first quarter. Goran Dragic (9 PTS) and Luka Doncic (11 PTS) combined for 20 points, while their NT was in front by 25 points (33-8). The rest of the game was controlled by Slovenia, which did not let Croatia think about the victory.

Luka Doncic was superb for the winners, posting a near triple-double with 21 points (3/5 2PT, 3/9 3PT, 6/8 FT), 8 rebounds, 10 assists, 3 turnovers, 2 steals, and 28 PIR.

Goran Dragic had 19 points (8/12 2PT, 0/4 3PT, 3/7 FT), 4 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 turnover, 1 steal, and 14 PIR.

Slovenia: Luka Doncic 21 (8 REB, 10 AST), Goran Dragic 19, Mike Tobey 16 (13 REB, 27 PIR).

Croatia: Mario Hezonja 22 (9 REB, 6 AST, 21 PIR), Ivica Zubac 14 (7 REB), Bojan Bogdanovic 13 (6 TO).

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Slovenian
Ah, I miss read im sorry. I read terrible in stead of terrific.
2022-07-01
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Slovenian
The entire game was controled by Slovenia you messed up the scores. If Dragič and Dončič had combined 20 points in first quarter, then they can't have only 8 points can they. What kind of news is this?
2022-07-01
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