Slovenia Grab Last Olympic Qualifying Spot
Slovenia drained seven three-pointers during a 24-6 run to start the fourth quarter in knocking off France 88-74 to clinch seventh place at the 2007 EuroBasket as well as a berth in next summer's pre-Olympic tournament.

Jaka Lakovic hit three long bombs in the big stretch on his way to 26 points, six rebounds and seven assists.

Reaching For The Rings
In most international competitions, the game for seventh place means very little other than the two quarter-finalists wanting to end their tournament on a high note after two straight losses.

But the game for seventh at the 2007 EuroBasket promises to be an extremely contested affair as Slovenia take on France with a spot in the pre-Olympic tournament up for grabs. 

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Germany Find A Way
Less than 24 hours after their inexplicable loss to Greece last night, Slovenia had a sense of deja-vu.

Facing Germany in the 5-8 classification games Slovenia lost 69-65 after a big comeback by their opponent in the last minutes.
Germany, Slovenia Look To Bounce Back
Slovenia and Germany both come into their showdown in the 5th-8th classification round wanting nothing more than to forget their last game.

Slovenia saw defending champions Greece use a 14-1 run over the final 2:30 in an absolutly heart-wrenching quarter-final loss and Germany were blown out by Spain, trailing by 37 points in the fourth period.
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Slovenian Steamroller10.09.2007
Desperate Germany Look For Big Win10.09.2007
Slokar Plays Down Heroics10.09.2007
Slovenia Slays Turks08.09.2007
Slovenia Aim To Stay Perfect08.09.2007
Slovenia Show Some Heart07.09.2007





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