The Dallas star finished with a triple-double and Slovenia beat Lithuania in the Kaunas playoff. Thus, Argentina has already completed the agenda for Tokyo 2020: Slovenia, Spain and Japan.
On Kaunas, Lithuania, Slovenia won one of the Basketball Pre-Olympics for Tokyo 2020 by beating the local by 96-85 and, this way, it will be Argentina’s first rival at the Olympic Games, which will take place from July 23 to August 8.
Slovenia beat Lithuania with a huge Luka Doncic
Lithuania got into the final yesterday after overcoming in the semifinals Poland 88-69, Slovenia did the same by defeating Venezuela by 98-70 and today they defined the classified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Slovenia, finally, became strong in Kaunas by beating Lithuania this Sunday by 96-85 and one more time the great figure was the NBA Luka Doncic.
Doncic, player of Dallas mavericks, led Slovenia’s offensive with a triple-double in 33 minutes on the court: 33 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists. In addition, he filled his form with one foul and two losses.
Vlatko Cancar (18 points), Jaka Blažič (16) and Mike Tobey (13) also finished in double digits in Slovenia’s offense, while in Lithuania three players finished with 14 points: Mantas Kalnietis, Jonas Valanciunas and Arnas Butkevicius.
Slovenia, Argentina’s first rival at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
In this way, the Argentina basketball calendar at the Olympic Games that will take place in Tokyo from July 23 to August 8.
The selection led by Sergio Hernández will debut on July 26 at 1:40 in our country against Slovenia; soon, on Thursday 29 at 9:00, they will face Spain and will close Group C on Sunday August 1 against Japan, once again at 1:40.
Argentina’s friendlies before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
The national team is in the city of Las Vegas, United States, where it will play at least three friendlies before leaving for Tokyo, Japan, to face the Olympic Games.
Argentina will play against Australia (July 10), Nigeria (July 12) and the United States (13). In addition, there will be a fourth preparatory duel before leaving for Tokyo that remains to be made official, according to the Argentine Basketball Confederation.
Oveja Hernández’s preselection for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Sergio Hernández summoned 15 players and will have to define in these days the definitive list for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.