Twenty points and one back assist Luka Doncic' show in Slovenia's victory over Germany in the quarterfinals of the Olympic Games.
The Dallas Mavericks star led his team to continue on its way to the podium. Zoran Dragic, from Baskonia in Spain, was another of the highlights with 27 goals.
Basketball has the first semifinalist at the Tokyo Olympics. The Slovenian national team got his passport to the best four phases of the men's tournament in Tokyo 2020 by imposing his hierarchy and closing a comfortable victory against Germany by 94-70.
At the Super Arena stadium in Saitama, the Slovenian team - one of the undefeated in the tournament - took the victory with the following progression: 25-14, 44-37, 66-54, and 94-70.
The Dallas Mavericks star, Luka Doncic, starred in another show with a good performance, in which he excelled in the second stage. The international star performed a task with a record of 20 points (6-11 in doubles, 2-7 in triples, 2-2 in free), 11 assists, and eight rebounds in 33 minutes.
However, the figure of the match in the first crossing corresponding to the quarterfinals was the guard Zoran Dragic. The Baskonia player of the Endesa League of the Spanish ACB finished his work with a record of 27 goals (6-6 in doubles, 5-7 in triples), six rebounds, four assists, and three steals, according to the official website of the competition. For his part, intern Mike Tobey also had an outstanding performance in this debuting cast in Olympic events, with a balance of 13 units, 11 rebounds, and two assists.
Germany, who came to this stage as one of the best third-placed teams in the initial phase, offered tough resistance during the first half and then succumbed to the power of an opponent who calibrated their aim and ended up extracting a definite difference.
The point guard Maodo Lo (Alba Berlin) and the forward Niels Giffey (Zalgiris Kaunas of Lithuania) were the primary attack routes of the German quintet with 11 and 10 points, respectively. However, it was not enough to match the power that threatens a podium. In their next engagement, Slovenia will play one of the semifinals against the winner of the key that France and Italy will cheer on.