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Dragic reunites with national team to defend Eurobasket title

Ljubljana – Slovenian basketball star Goran Dragic has decided to return to the Slovenian men’s team to defend his 2017 title at EuroBasket this year. Team his captain Dragic played a big role in Slovenia becoming European basketball champions five years ago.

After Slovenia won the 2017 EuroBasket, Dragic announced his retirement from the national team. He played his farewell match with the team in June this year when Slovenia went on to beat Croatia in World Cup qualifiers.

Prior to his decision to return to the team for the next Eurobasket, speculation about a comeback arose as he left the door ajar to this possibility when talking about his future plans. was.

This came true today when Dragic, who recently signed with the NBA’s Chicago Bulls, tweeted “I’m back” with the hashtag EuroBasket and a photo of himself holding the 2017 cup.

Slovenian basketball fans, as well as the country’s basketball association (KZS), have much to celebrate.

Dragic is the top scorer in Slovenian team history with 1,581 points since he first played for the national team in 2006.

Co-hosted by four nations, the 2022 EuroBasket starts on September 1st and Slovenia is one of the favorites.

https://sloveniatimes.com/dragic-reuniting-with-national-team-to-defend-eurobasket-title/ Dragic reunites with national team to defend Eurobasket title

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