Nikola Jokic was unstoppable in the preparation game vs Slovenia, but couldn’t help Serbia avoid an overtime loss (97-92).
The superstar of the Denver Nuggets posted an impressive double-double and went for 26 points, 12 rebounds and 6 assists, on 7/14 shooting.
Nikola Jokic and Serbia are among the favorites for the gold medal in the EuroBasket, alongside Greece, Slovenia and France. The Serbians will wrap up their training camp this week and will focus on the Qualifiers and EuroBasket.
Serbia will take on Greece (August 25) and Turkey (August 28) in the first two games of the second round of the FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifiers.
They will then travel to Prague for the group stage of the EuroBasket. They will face the Netherlands, Finland, Poland, Israel and the Czech Republic in Group D.