The Greek Basketball Federation confirmed that the Greek national team would play Slovenia in an exhibition game on August 4 at OAKA Arena in Athens. In other words, Giannis Antetokounmpo will face Luka Doncic in a FIBA World Cup 2023 tune-up later this year.
Luka Doncic To Face Giannis Antetokounmpo
Giannis Antetokounmpo and Luka Doncic will face one other for the first time on the international stage with their respective national teams in this game.
The purpose of the game in early August is to prepare for the FIBA World Cup 2023. The primary basketball competition will take place in the Philippines, Japan, and Indonesia from 25 August to 10 September.
Greece and Slovenia have qualified for the forthcoming competition.
In the meanwhile, the head of the Slovenian Basketball Federation confirmed Luka's participation in the World Cup. Additionally, Antetokounmpo is anticipated to play for Greece.
In September, Luka Doncic and Giannis Antetokounmpo participated in the FIBA EuroBasket 2022. Even though they were eliminated in the quarterfinals, Mavericks and Bucks superstars had an outstanding tournament.
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Luka Doncic recorded an average of 26.0 points, 7.7 rebounds, 6.6 assists, and 2.0 steals per contest. On the other hand, Giannis Antetokounmpo was selected to the EuroBasket First Team after accumulating 29.3 points, 8.8 rebounds, and 4.7 assists.
Luka Doncic Net Worth, Background And Career History
Meanwhile, Luka Doncic is worth $25 million in 2023. For starters, he is a professional basketball player for both the Serbian National Team and the NBA's Dallas Mavericks.
Named the ACB's most valuable player, Luka Doncic holds the franchise record for most triple-doubles in a career. He was born in Slovenia and played for Union Olimpija before joining Real Madrid's development system.
In addition to being selected as NBA All-Star, All-NBA 1st Team, and NBA Rookie of the Year, Luka Doncic has broken various NBA and Euro League champion records. With his basketball IQ, intangibles, and talents, Luka helped Slovenia win the 2017 EuroBasket championship.
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