Nemanja Bjelica: This generation deserves a gold medal

2019-03-14T13:13:04+00:00 2019-03-14T13:15:48+00:00.

Giannis Askounis

14/Mar/19 13:13

The Serbs of the Sacramento Kings, Nemanja Bjelica and Bogdan Bogdanovic, talked about their National Team’s goals in the upcoming FIBA World Cup.

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A few days before the 2019 FIBA World Cup Draw, Nemanja Bjelica and Bogdan Bogdanovic touched on Serbia’s goals in the tournament during an interview with Braca Djordjevic for the Voice of America. Basketball Sphere relays that the Sacramento Kings teammates agreed that their National Team should aim high this summer.

“I can proudly say that we have the best selection of players after USA. The time has finally come to present our best National Team. We have a great team and I believe this generation deserves a gold medal in the upcoming competitions” Bjelica mentioned adding that finishing outside the the medal table would be a disaster.

Bogdanovic underlined that the World Cup and preparations for the tournament in China are still far away, but also said: “I hope we will stay on the same level we reached through our games the previous years. If we have the chance, why not try to win the gold medal. It would be a memorable success.We can’t be satisfied with the silver medal”.

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