After his best game on Saturday, Andrea Bargnani was limited to only five shots and six points on Sunday as Italy lost its second straight, 76-67, to Slovenia, the host nation, in the Adecceo Cup, another prellm or "friendly" prior to the start of Eurobasket on September 5.
Bargnani hit two of five two-pointers and missed his only three in Italy's third game in three days. Danilo Gallinari scored 18 and Marco Belinelli 16 Zoran Dragic finished with 11 points for Slovenia.
The Nets seven-footer tweeted after the game that there were positives...
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Good team effort and attitude today but we came short at the end. Now we have to keep working hard and getting better <a href="http://t.co/nIFq94art7">pic.twitter.com/nIFq94art7</a></p>— Andrea Bargnani (@AndreaBargnani) <a href="https://twitter.com/AndreaBargnani/status/635578602357149697">August 23, 2015</a></blockquote>
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Next friendly for the Nets' FIBA duo is Tuesday, when Croatia and Bojan Bogdanovic plays Estonia in the Croatian capital of Zagreb. Italy and Bargnani play Georgia Thursday in the Georgian capital.