Serbia-Montenegro received an unexpected wild card invitation to next year's FIBA World Championships in Japan after a dreadful showing in Eurobasket 2005 on its home court. Krstic has said he doesn't think he will return, but never closed the door firmly. Now teammates are counting on him to join them next year in defending the championship they won in Indianapolis in 2002.
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