Slovenia
FIBA Rank: 22
Group: D
Qualified: Sixth at 2005 EuroBasket
FIBA Team Page
2006 FIBA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
TEAM PAGES
GROUP A GROUP B
Argentina
France
Lebanon
Nigeria
Serbia & Mont.
Venezuela
Angola
Germany
Japan
New Zealand
Panama
Spain
GROUP C GROUP D
Australia
Brazil
Greece
Lithuania
Qatar
Turkey
China
Italy
Puerto Rico
Senegal
Slovenia
USA

Brezec leads an experienced Slovenian team.
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SLOVENIA TEAM PREVIEW
Despite not being on a lot of radar screens, Slovenia seem poised for a medal run if they can harness their talent. Ö Didn't even qualify for the 2004 Olympics, but they have five active NBA players and several with NBA experience.
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NBA PLAYERS
Primoz
Brezec
Bostjan
Nachbar
Rasho
Nesterovic
Uros
Slokar
Beno
Udrih

PRELIMINARY ROUND SCHEDULE
August 19: Slovenia vs. Senegal
August 20: Slovenia vs. Italy
August 22: Slovenia vs. USA
6:30 a.m. ET, on ESPN
August 23: Slovenia vs. Puerto Rico
August 24: Slovenia vs. China
4 p.m. ET, on NBA TV
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HISTORY
Medals: None
Best Finish: None