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Despite 16 points and six assists from Suns guard Goran Dragic, host Slovenia lost to France 72-62 in Wednesdays quarterfinal round of the Eurobasket tournament.
San Antonio Spurs star Tony Parker scored 27 points for France.
Unable to generate easy transition baskets despite repeated efforts to push the pace, Dragic and his Slovenian teammates converted just 40 percent of their shots from the field. Dragic, who had four turnovers, was 6 of 16, including a 1-of-6 performance from 3-point range.
Before returning to Phoenix for the start of training camp, Dragic is scheduled to lead Slovenia into consolation-round game against Serbia.
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Slovenia defeated Serbia 92-74 in the EuroBasket fifth place bracket.
Zoran Dragic had 23 points and nine rebounds to lead Slovenia. Goran Dragic had 15 points, four rebounds and five assists. Jaka Blazic had 15 points and five rebounds.
Nenad Krstic had 16 points and four rebounds in a losing effort for Serbia.
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France defeated Slovenia 72-62 to advance to the EuroBasket semifinals on Wednedsday.
Tony Parker scored 27 points on 9-for-20 shooting to lead France, while Boris Diaw had 10 points, six rebounds and three assists.
Goran Dragic had 18 points and six assists, while Zoran Dragic had 12 points and five rebounds.