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Thread: Olympic Qualifying Tournament - CROATIA

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    Efes fan Levenspiel's Avatar
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    Default Olympic Qualifying Tournament - CROATIA

    The tournament will be held in Split, Croatia between June 23-28, 2020.

    Group Team Qualification FIBA World Ranking
    A Germany 18th at the 2019 WC 18th
    A Russia 12th at the 2019 WC 9th
    A Mexico Wild Card 25th
    B Croatia Wild Card 14th
    B Brazil 13th at the 2019 WC 11th
    B Tunisia 20th at the 2019 WC 33rd

    The first two teams of each group qualifies, and play each other to reach the final. The winner of the final goes to the Olympics.
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    Senior Member Dtown's Avatar
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    I honestly think this is the most open group. I could see Croatia, Germany, Brazil, Russia, and yeah even Mexico coming out of this. Croatia's got the home court so that makes me think they'll have a slight edge.
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    Default Why Is It Important For A Guard To Shoot 3pts?


    The ability to make a 3 point shot gives you three abilities in the offense. You get an ample space where the bigger player in your team can play under the basket. Your playmaking guards get the seam they need to drive the ball to the basket. But most importantly, the other team needs to play honest defense because the 3 point acts as a punishment to them for giving too much space to the shooter.
    The strength of the team comes from having a multi-skilled guard who can shoot 3 and drive the ball as well. This way, they can post the feed and penetrate at the same time to make the score.

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