What happened in the second period of the Slovenia-Poland basketball match?
Slovenia had trailed 58-39 at halftime after scoring just 13 points in the second period. Poland made more 3-pointers (five) during this frame than Slovenia had made field goals (four).
What happened in Slovenia's 3rd quarter against Poland?
There was a true pendulum swing in Slovenia's favor after the break as they outscored Poland by a 24-6 margin during the third quarter. Poland was held to just 1-13 (7.7 percent) shooting overall in the third quarter.
When did Slovenia split from Yugoslavia?
Slovenia was not an independent state until June 1991, where it became the first republic to split from Yugoslavia and become a sovereign state. Before this, Slovenian basketball players represented Yugoslavia.
Why did Zbigniew Zdovc leave Yugoslavia?
During the violent events leading up to the June 1991 independence, Zdovc withdrew from the Yugoslav national team during EuroBasket, just before the semifinals. Yugoslavia was the defending world champions at this point. Zdovc withdrew to protest the Yugoslav Government’s military action in Slovenia.