Bogdan Bogdanovic and Nemanja Bjelica will be honoring their home country at the FIBA Basket World Cup.
The Sactown duo join the 34-man preliminary list of players for the Cup, which is set to tip off later this summer.
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Joining Sacramento’s own include Denver’s Nikola Jokic, Philadelphia’s Boban Marjanovic, Milos Teodosic and more.
The team will kick-off training camp on July 21st, and play friendly games until they make their way to China on August 20th.
The Serbian team were runners-up at the World Cup five years ago after falling to Team USA. The squad is looking to avenge the loss this go-round.
You can watch Bogi, Nemanja and Team Serbia tip-off this year’s World Cup against Angola on August 31st at 9:30 CET.