“The decision was mine! I’m saying this for the first time in public. I don’t want to hide behind him [Milos Teodosic] and he was not ready enough. We have to take care of the health of the players. We will need them. I told him to skip this competition and I’ll take responsibility for myself. He agreed and was grateful. We understand each other,” Djordjevic said per MozzartSport.
Serbia will face Slovenia in the Eurobasket 2017 Final scheduled on Sunday. Bogdan Bogdanovic ended with 24 points and Bojan Marjanovic 18 points. Timofey Mozgov finished with 11 points.