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Conclusion of the group phase As stated above, the biggest difference between Serbia and Slovenia were the strength of the group they played in, but that did not stop both teams from accomplishing their goal of being the first seed in their respective groups. Both teams relied heavily on their superstar in Doncic and Jokic and now both have a chance to face one another during the tournament, but more on that later. Serbia went and essentially none of their five games in group play were a true test.
Yes, Israel pushed the Serbians and lost by just 11 points, by far the closest game for Serbia in group play, but to call it a true challenge would be wrong. Israel was only that close because Serbia was allowing them to keep up. If Serbia entered that game the way they did their other four matchups, the win would have been much more comfortable. Ultimately, Serbia defeated their five opponents by an average of Jokic is playing just Despite his low number of minutes, he is averaging He is turning the ball over twice a game, but he is averaging 1.
He is shooting a ridiculous The real games come next when the elimination phase begins. Slovenia Slovenia only took a single loss during their five games in group play, but their record does not accurately represent how difficult their path has been. Four of their five games were decided by single digits including their loss to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
That group is significantly tougher than who Serbia had to face. Still, Slovenia went thanks to the incredible play of Doncic, who put Slovenia on his back and drug them out of the group phase. Doncic is averaging Cancar is averaging Overall, Cancar has shot a chilly It was not easy, but Slovenia still acquired the first seed in Group B and now will turn their attention to the elimination phase of EuroBasket. Upcoming elimination phase Now that the elimination phase of EuroBasket is here, that means the tournament will begin in Berlin, Germany where the final 16 teams will meet up to battle for Gold.
Here is how the bracket looks with the group phase concluded. Jokic and Serbia will battle with Italy in the first round while Cancar and Slovenia will take on Belgium. The two Nuggets players in EuroBasket could meet in the semifinals if Serbia and Slovenia make it that far. The No. This sets up a fun sprint to the finals for both Serbia and Slovenia.
If both manage to fight their way to the semifinals, they will face off with each other to earn the right to go to the finals to compete for Gold in what will be a battle between friends and teammates in Cancar and Jokic. Serbia Serbia will begin their push to the finals against Italy in the first round of the elimination phase on Sunday in Berlin.
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We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. Serbia squad underwent a major overhaul since the arrival of coach Sinisa Mihajlovic, so nobody is surprised the team are still not playing to their potential.
The Eagles did well to bring one point from Scotland before trashing Wales in Novi Sad, but the Belgium game will be the first real test for them. First choice keeper Vladimir Stojkovic is out injured, with Udinese goalie Zeljko Brkic likely to deputize. Other than that, coach Mihajlovic has no injury worries. The Red Devils recorded an important away victory over Wales at the start of the qualifying campaign, but they could only muster a draw at home against Croatia.