Sensational performance from the Serbian star who secured his country a place in the final of the 2023 World Cup.
In an exciting semi-final of the 2023 World Cup Bogdanovic became Serbia’s hero by dashing Canada’s hopes and leading his team to the final. The Serbian striker delivered an outstanding performance that amazed basketball fans around the world.
The confrontation between Serbia and Canada promised to be an intense struggle, and it was from the start. Despite the absence of Jamal Murray and Andrew Wiggins on the Canadian side and Vasilije Micic on the Serbian side, Bogdanovic proved to be the undisputed star of the evening. With 23 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists, Bogdanovic led his team to victory with a rating of 28 and demonstrated his skills on both ends of the court.
Bogdanovic buries Canada’s hopes for the 2023 World Cup
The most impressive thing was his shooting efficiency: 8 of 12 on field goals and 3 of 4 from beyond the arc.. In addition to his scoring opportunities, Bogdanovic proved to be a leader at the crucial moment of the game, controlling the clock and making smart decisions that ensured Serbia’s victory.
Despite Canada’s efforts, Serbia proved superior in all aspects of the game. Coach Svetislav Pesic opted for a strategy focused on rebounding and shooting efficiency, avoiding engaging in the physical play proposed by Canada and without arguing with the referees, despite the difference in free throws. From the first half, Serbia took control of the scoreboard and maintained a constant lead of around 10 points, which they increased until halftime (52-39).
The Canadian team could not overcome Serbia’s determination.
Bogdanovic was not alone in this victory. Nikola Milutinov contributed 16 points and 10 rebounds, while Ognjen Dobric, Marko Guduric and Aleksa Avramovic also contributed important points for the team. On the other hand, despite the efforts of RJ Barret, Dillon Brooks and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander in the Canadian team, they were unable to overcome Serbia’s determination.
The arbitration procedure, On this occasion, he acknowledged the toughness of Canada, which struggled to maintain composure at crucial moments in the game.. Despite Serbia’s initial loss to Italy and initial doubts, this team reaches the final with a well-coached squad and Bogdanovic who has emerged as a true World Cup leader.
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