Doncic, star of the Dallas
Mavericks, is part of the group of 24 players who will represent Slovenia in the Pre-Olympic that will be played from June 29 to July 4 in Kaunas, informs the FIBA.
Luka Doncic He last played for his country at Eurobasket 2017 and was part of the team that won the title.
Be part of a team that also includes Jaka Blazic, Ziga Tell me c, Klemen Prepelic, Aleksej Nikolic, Vlatko Cancar, Matic Rebec, Gasper Vidmar and Edo Muric, who were part of the Slovenian team that won the 2017 Eurobasket.
In an interview with the newspaper ‘Dallas News’, the former player of the Real
Madrid He said, “That’s my next goal: to qualify for Slovenia for the Games
Olympics. I will return to Slovenia to start practicing, so there is no vacation. “
Doncic, 22, is shining with his own light in the NBA, which he arrived at after being selected with the third position of the 2018 draft.
With the Mavericks, Doncic he averages 27.7 points, 8 rebounds and 8.6 assists.
In the Pre-Olympic of Kaunas Slovenia will play in Group B and will face Angola June 30 and then to Poland 1st of July. In Group A will be Lithuania, Korea Y Venezuela.
The top two from each group will advance to the semi-finals, and only the winner of the July 4 final will qualify for the Games from Tokyo.
The other Pre-Olympics are played in Victory (Canada), Split (Croatia) and Belgrade.
Spain, Argentina, France, Australia, the United States, Iran, Nigeria and Japan have already qualified for the Olympics.