Italy defeated by Doncic’s Slovenia in Trieste

TRIESTE – The Slovenia exceeds itItalia 90-71 in the first outing of the Ct Gianmarco Pozzecco. For the Slovenians, who went down to the Allianz Dome in Trieste with the best possible team, a match commanded from start to finish: after closing the 1st period ahead 27-23 the boys of coach Sekulic run away with a partial 10- 2 for 37-25. The Slovenians also arrive on +16 at the interval on 53-37 and they don’t turn around anymore, Luka Doncic plays 23 minutes and ends with 12 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists. For Slovenia a very important test given that they have yet to remove the pass for the second phase of qualifying for the 2023 World Cup, next week head to head against Croatia. Pozzecco was able to launch some interesting rookies such as Tomas Woldetensae (13 points) e Leonardo Okeke in addition to running in the veterans (Polonara, Tonut, Spissu) in view of the most important commitments when the national team is full.

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Pozzecco on his debut as Italy coach: the embrace with Messina



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