Slovenia, with five NBA players, defeated tiny Qatar, 86-54, Friday in Turkey's Efes Pilsen tournament. The Nets' Bostjan Nachbar played limited minutes and come away with 9 points. Slovenia will play three games in three days in the Turkish capital of Ankara this weekend. Slovenia is making its way to the World Championships in Japan. The team plays the USA in the Worlds on August 22.
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