Luka Doncic got out of his mind after being eliminated from the World Cup: “Many times I can’t control myself, I have problems with this” | The USA Print

Luka Doncic got out of his mind after being eliminated from the World Cup: "Many times I can't control myself, I have problems with this"

Luka Doncic got out of his mind after being eliminated from the World Cup: "Many times I can't control myself, I have problems with this" | The USA Print

This Wednesday the selection of Slovenia lost to its counterpart from Canada in the quarterfinals of the Basketball World Cup with a score of 100-89. In this way, the European team will not be able to continue advancing in the event and its star Luka Doncic loses the opportunity to win a title with the Slovenian team.

The star of the Dallas Mavericks could not lead his team to the semifinals of the tournament, and although he finished with 26 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists; They were not enough against the Canadians who, with an inspired Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, registered her name among the best four.

During the match Doncic was very frustrated, with repeated discussions with the referees and very furious. Which caused him to be expelled for claiming a non-existent foul from the ground.

So much was the anger of the Slovenian that as he left the court he made a gesture of money towards the VIP box. After ironically applauding the referees on their walk to the locker room.

At the end of the match, Doncic meditated on the situation and came out to apologize at the press conference for the attitude he took throughout the game.

“Everyone knows what my frustration was. Playing with the national team carries a lot of emotions, many times I can’t control myself, I have problems with this”emphasized the 24-year-old player.

Doncic also talked about the officiating and how controversial it was during the game. “The referees told one of my teammates ‘We are not going to call him a foul because he is coming for us.And that’s not fair. I know I complain a lot, but it’s not fair. They were playing very physical with me, but if you say that it’s not fair”, analyzed the Slovenian.

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Finally, Luka took the opportunity to thank his country for the support during the World Cup. “So thankful for all the love, it’s been amazing that so many fans supported me. Tomorrow we play again and I hope to be able to give them the victory”.

Despite not being able to continue advancing in the competition, the Slovenian national team will return to the court this Thursday, September 7, against Lithuania to define from seventh to fifth place, in a home run along with Italy and Latvia.

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