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Nachbar Stars in Win, Ilic Sits in Loss as Worlds Open

Bostjan Nachbar scored 17 points to lead Slovenia's combination of NBA players and Euroleague stars to a 96-79 win over Senegal in the opening round of the World Championships. Meanwhile, Mile Ilic sat on the Serbian bench during Nigeria's 82-75 shocking upset of the defending world champs. The two Euro-Nets play again Sunday. Serbia's game against France will be telecast on NBA TV at 6 p.m. Sunday.