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Luka Doncic and Slovenia dominate Poland

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Luka and company won their group

Slovenia v France - FIBA Eurobasket 2017: Group A Photo by Norbert Barczyk/Press Focus/MB Media/Getty Images

Luka Doncic and the Slovenian national team dominated Poland in the final group game of the Olympic Qualifying Tournament. The final score was 112-77. Poland is a much better team than Angola but the higher level of competition did not bother Slovenia at all.

Luka continued his dominance as a playmaker with Slovenia. In three international games he now has 36 assists in only 67 minutes of game play. He paired his 10 assists against Poland with only turnover.

This was the first of Doncic’s three games with Slovenia in which he has led the scoring, finishing with 18 points. Klemen Prepelic chipped in 17 points and Gregor Hrovat added 16. In addition, three other players were in double figures as Slovenia continued to feature a much more diverse offensive attack then our Dallas Mavericks.

The Slovenian shot chart looked like something out of a Darryl Morey fever dream.

http://www.fiba.basketball/oqt/lithuania/2020/game/2506/Slovenia-Poland#tab=shot_chart

Slovenia will very likely play Venezuela on July 3 in the semifinal pending the result of Venezuela and Lithuania. This game was actually relatively close early with Poland getting out to a 24-20 lead before Slovenia finished on a 92-53 run. If the expected results hold, Slovenia should then play Lithuania on July 4 for the final. As always Luka had some enjoyable highlights.