With only 31 days left until the World Championships, some of the biggest tournaments and friendly games before Turkey are warming. Today is the start of the Stankovic Cup, held in China with Teams: Iran, China, Australia and Slovenia. The game was unmatchable with Slovenia dominating all of the game and finishing with a large win 107-74.
Sani Becirovic scored a game-high 23 points for Slovenia, with his other three teammates harvesting double figure. Iran’s Mahdi Kamrany got 22 points.
Slovenia captured 30 rebounds, doubling Iran’s poor 15 rebounds. Iran’s 24-year-old center Asghar Kardoust Poustinsareal made the first five points of the game. His dominating performance allow Iran a 14-4 lead at the beginning. However, Slovenia got back their form to continually narrow the gap. They became the leading side by ending the first period 24-18.
Slovenia’s Becirovic stood out at the second period. His three-pointers help Slovenia to establish a 58-38 lead at the end of the first half.
Post Game Quotes:
“Beginning at a somewhat bad for the players saw a lot of uncertainty, you guys have gone too soft in the game and take advantage of this emulator is. During the game that our quality, which we convert the result of the course and started to play our aggressive and faster game. This was only our third game in this pripravljalnm period and is quite normal that there is still some uncertainty, but when we adjust, we play as we can. “
“In the beginning it was somewhat difficult, because the legs were a bit heavy for travel and two training sessions yesterday. We knew it will be difficult, but the game is when we break through fatigue and Tues uigrali, glass, and we immediately take the lead with a greater difference and also hold the sovereign to the end. “