Nemanja Bjelica was disappointed from the loss to Argentina and the elimination of Serbia from the semi-finals of the Basketball World Cup.
Here is what the forward of the Sacramento Kings told reporters in the post-game press conference:
On the defeat to the Argentinians: “They deserved this victory today. What I can say for us is that we are a great group of guys. We didn’t lose this game because we are arrogant or we think that we are something special.
We just didn’t prepare ourselves the right way. I can talk for hours but this loss is very tough. It’s hard. But it’s basketball.
We are a great f—ing group of guys. We are great people. We wanted to win this but we tried to win in a wrong way.”
On what went wrong during the game: “We weren’t ready for this game. Especially mentally. Especially myself. I take complete responsibility for it. I know we are a team but as one of the leaders… I must say I played like s–t.”
Argentina will face either France or Team USA in the semi-final, whereas Serbia will play in the classification games (5-8).
Don’t forget to get NordVPN’s special deal
If you’re heading to China for the World Cup, don’t forget that China blocks all the most popular websites and social media, so no Facebook for you. Unless you grab a VPN that is.
With a VPN service you can access the content you’re used to like Google, Instagram and so on. Even if you’re not there physically, you’ll probably want to stream FIBA World CUP 2019 matches.
A VPN helps to do so securely, not to mention you’d be able to do so from any country, with no geographical restrictions to streaming content.