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Serbia dominated Israel at home (97-76) and secured its ticket to the 2019 Basketball World Cup.

The hosts led from start to finish and never looked back. They ended the first half in front by 16 (49-33) and cruised to an easy win at home to qualify to the World Cup.

Vladimir Lucic led the winners with 22 points, with Dragan Milosavljevic adding 20 points and Milos Teodosic 11 points and nine assists. The Serbians dished 30 assists in the game.

Deni Avdija had 10 points for the losing squad, which couldn’t remain competitive in Belgrade and was eliminated.