Luka Doncic will be on the field on Saturday in the friendly match of Trieste between Italy And Sloveniawhich will also mark the debut of Gianmarco Pozzecco on the blue bench. The confirmation came from the Slovenian Federbasket through a tweet. “Luka Doncic has received the green light and it is already in Trieste. In the afternoon he will train with the team and on Saturday he will be on the field against Italy “. Dallas Mavericks, the franchise with which the 1999-born playmaker plays in the NBA. Doncic led Slovenia to conquer the 2017 European Championship together with other NBA star Goran Dragic, while last year in Tokyo he finished the Olympic tournament in 4th place. ‘Luka Magic’ ended his season in the States losing to the Warriors in final of the Western Conference, keeping an average of 28.4 points, 9.1 rebounds and 8.7 assists in the regular season. The Allianz Dome match in Trieste is the first blue test in view of the European basketballscheduled from 1 to 18 September, that Sky will broadcast live.
Italy-Slovenia live on Sky Sport
Italy-Slovenia will open the summer 2022 of Italbasket. The June 25 at the Allianz Dome in Trieste, the team of the new coach Gianmarco Pozzecco will challenge Slovenia in a race to prepare for the last match of the first qualifying round for the 2023 FIBA World Cup (Netherlands-Italy on 4 July in Almere). You can experience the race live on Sky Sport One from 20.30