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Nachbar Goes for 14 and 8 But Turkey Eliminates Slovenia

Bostjan Nachbar scored 14 points on 4-for-9 shooting and gathered 8 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Slovenia lost to Turkey, 90-84, in the World Championship medal round. The Slovenes had five NBA players on its roster and Turks only one, Ersan Ilyasova, and he didn't play. Nachbar averaged 10.7 ppg and 5.8 rpg. He shot only 38.5% overall but 45.8% from downtown. His best game was against Team USA, scoring 15 points and grabbing 7 rebounds.