S.shortly after Slovenia destroyed the current world basketball runners-up Argentina, Luka doncic he was particularly modest about his accomplishments, focusing instead on collective effort.
First Real Madrid star, in what was his country’s first appearance in the sport at the Olympics, scored 48 points, just seven points equaling the record for scoring in a single game by Oscar Schmidt.
“It is a very special day for Slovenia,” Doncic declared instead.
“I would like to be a star of the [Olympic] Games, I feel good being one of the stars, if that’s what I am, ”he joked.
The personal record was close, but his coach, Aleksander sekulic, decided to give it a break.
“This shows that he has come here to do something for Slovenia, not for himself. And he is an example for the rest of his teammates,” Sekulic said, while Doncic nodded.