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Slovenia, Czech Republic, Italy, Germany men’s basketball qualify for Tokyo Olympics

FIBA Basketball Olympic Qualifying Tournament

BELGRADE, SERBIA - JULY 04: Players of Italy celebrate after winning the FIBA Basketball Olympic Qualifying Tournament Final match between Serbia and Italy at Aleksandar Nikolic Hall on July 04, 2021 in Belgrade, Serbia. (Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images)

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Luka Doncic and Slovenia drew the most attention for qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics.

But four men’s basketball teams won qualifying tournaments to reach the Tokyo Games:

That sets the 12-team field for the Tokyo Olympics. The eight teams that previously qualified:

  • United States
  • Spain
  • Australia
  • Argentina
  • France
  • Iran
  • Nigeria
  • Japan