A very difficult defeat for Argentina against Slovenia at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
Those led by Sergio Hernandez fell from 118 to 100 and couldn’t do anything against the relentless Doncic who finished with 48 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists.
Argentina’s left-footed basketball team started at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics After what was a very difficult defeat Slovenia By 118 to 100, for the first game of Group C.
From the start it was a difficult match for Argentina, not only because of the great mission Luka Doncic In the European team, but also by a Very low efficacy of the three points. Is this a team Sergio Hernandez has finished five times in 31 attempts, which was very noticeable against Slovenia who constantly sought a remote shot with 37% effectiveness.
Still, thanks to the offensive contribution Facundo Campazzo and Luis Scola, Team Sheep Keep fighting for a quarter and a half. By calculating the second mean, Doncic is turned on and the frustrations are starting to manifest in the Argentina squad.
The maximum difference has become a little more than twenty points For the benefit of Europeans and a warm hand Doncic -that ended in 48 points, 11 rebounds and five assistsIt seemed too much for the Argentine team. Penetration seemed to be the only tool available to the national team, but the low effectiveness of the three points made the distinctions intractable.
This way the Argentine team He started his participation in Tokyo 2020 with the left foot Now he will have to regroup and study today’s game to improve his next commitment, which is Thursday, July 29, 9am for the Argentina-Spain match.
argentina vs slovenia match stats
- Luka Doncic: 48 points, 11 rebounds and five assists
- Klemen Prepelic: 22 points, 4/6 of a triple
- Luis Scola: 23 points, four rebounds and one assist
- Facundo Campazzo: 21 points, six rebounds and four assists
- Gabriel Dick: 17 points, eight rebounds and two assists
full time! A very difficult defeat for Argentina against Slovenia
Ovega Hernandez’s team was defeated in his debut against Slovenia, 118 to 100. Doncic, the absolute dominant of the match with 48 points, five assists and eight rebounds.
Doncic makes history against Argentina
The Slovenian became the sixth player to exceed 40 points in an Olympic match. Now, he is 48 years old and very close to Oskar Schmidt 55 in Seoul 1988.
End of the third quarter! Slovenia dominates with authority against Argentina
And the Argentine team is suffering from facing Slovenia Doncic, who won the match 88-66 thanks to 35 points from the player Dallas Mavericks.
Slovenia is still intractable from three points
After a failed breakthrough for Argentina, Campazzo’s teammate Flatco Cancar of the Denver Nuggets buried another triple to put things 82-52 in the third quarter.
Slovenia wins a massive alley between Doncic and Tobi
The Slovenian figure helped the Valencia player, who turned the ball hard to put things 64-46 in favor of the Europeans in the third quarter.
Big advantage for Slovenia at the end of the first half: I lived the best of the first two quarters
With Doncic in absolute control, the Slovenes went to the locker room with a score of 62 to 42. The Dallas player has 31 points and 8 assists, with a very high three-point ERA (4/9).
Robbery and overthrow of Follett, who seeks to ignite Argentina
Follett’s first two points came after a game from free ground and a massive dip to put things 53-40 in favor of Slovenia.
Slovenia runs away on the scoreboard despite Argentina’s attacks
When Oveja Hernández’s team was within range, the Slovenes were spectators and scored 45-34 on the scoreboard, just four minutes into the first half.
… Doncic responded to the Scola brand
Immediately after Campazzo’s triple pointer and back from the time-out, the Dallas Mavericks star faced Luifa and finished with a superb float.
Campazzo and triple pump to approach Argentina
Cordovan is the team’s top scorer so far with 10 points and put things 35 to 29 to bring Oveja Hernández’s team closer to the scoreboard.
Distance shots, the difference between Argentina and Slovenia
So far, the Europeans are being imposed thanks to their high efficiency of the three points, something that Argentina has not been able to master in the same way. As a team, Slovenia scored seven out of 13 shots from three points, while Argentina scored only one of nine.
End of the first quarter! Slovenia survived on the scoreboard and Argentina are behind
At the end of the first quarter, the Europeans were victorious 32 to 24 by igniting Doncic, who contributed 17 points in just over nine minutes.
Scola and Campazzo, the focus of Argentina’s attack
While in defense, Sergio Hernandez’s team does everything in its power to stop Doncic, in the case of attack, it is Luiva and Vako who lead the team with a combined 13 points between the two.
Doncic is out on the field of play
The character of Slovenia opened the match with a very high field efficiency and his hand from the line of three. She worked 17 entry points to put his team ahead on the scoreboard.
The game has begun!
Argentina and Slovenia already meet in the first appearance of both teams at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, by the third group.
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