Luka Doncic on the elimination of Slovenia from the World Cup: “We’re the European champions. We should be playing”

In an interview with the New York Times, Luka Doncic expressed his disappointment with the elimination of Slovenia from the 2019 World Cup.

Here is what the 2017 European Champion said:

On the elimination of Slovenia from the 2019 World Cup: “I’m so disappointed. We’re the European champions. We should be playing.”

On the qualification system of FIBA: “To be European champions and not be in the World Cup, it’s tough. I don’t know why they changed it.”

On whether he will play for Slovenia in the next competitions: “Olympics, next EuroBasket, next World Cup — I want to play for the national team whenever I’m available. If I don’t have injuries, I’ll play.”