Serbia made a huge step forward toward FIBA World Cup 2023 by defeating another European power Turkey at home, 77-76 (24-21, 13-13, 17-20, 23-22). With this win, Serbia is one victory away from qualifying for the next year’s World Cup. Meanwhile, Turkey’s journey is over. The team will miss the first World Cup since 1998.
Sasha Djordjevic is expected to be the new head coach of the Chinese national team according to a report by MaxBet Sport. Djordjevic last coached Fenerbahce Beko in Turkey and won the 2022 BSL championship before the club decided to terminate his contract last summer.