[today***] Today: Lithuania VS Slovenia live free 7 September 2023
But we're not satisfied. "Doncic had 26 points for Slovenia, but was ejected with 6:37 left after picking up his second technical of the game — both of them coming after he argued with referees over calls or non-calls. Slovenia was down by 15 at the time and wound up getting within nine shortly after Doncic departed, but it wasn't enough. Doncic returned to the court, in flip-flops instead of sneakers, as time expired to congratulate Canadian players. "Playing for the national team, it's a lot of emotions. A lot of times I don't control myself, which I've been having problems with, " Doncic said. "But you know, the referees told one of the guys they're not going to call a foul on him because he's coming at us.
Brooks met his teammates in the hallway by the locker room after the game, wearing boxing gloves and punching the air. Indeed, Canada has been a fighter so far at this World Cup. And Doncic — who lauded the way Brooks played — didn't have a chance to land a knockout blow. "Guys like him, they can get hot....
Slovenia still has a chance at the Olympics, but will have to win a qualifying tournament next July. Canada won the silver medal at the 1936 Olympics — and in 22 trips to the Olympics or what's now called the World Cup since, it has not added to that medal collection. And no matter what happens the rest of the way in Manila, this will be Canada's best World Cup finish; it was sixth at the tournaments in 1978 and 1982. The first half couldn't have been more even.
Slovenia vs Lithuania H2H