The hectic pace of international basketball's exhibition season continued Wednesday with Croatia upsetting Italy, 73-69, in Athens. Zoran Planinic scored 17 points on 5-of-12 shooting, grabbing eight rebounds and passing out four assists. Planinic played in tandem with another top point guard, Raptor draft pick Roki-Leni Ukic. Italy's top guard, Marco Belinelli, did not play.
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