Tokyo 2020: Mike Taylor picked 12 basketball players for the qualifying tournament

The American coach at this stage thanked the quarterback Andrzej Mazurczak for his cooperation. According to FIBA ​​regulations, 12 competitors can take part in the Olympic qualification. On Sunday, Jarosław Zyskowski, who joined the team after the birth of the child, and AJ Slaughter, after the end of the games in Kuwait, where with the Al Kuwait SC team won the national championship, arrived in Kaunas.

Poles have been in Kaunas since Friday and have already had several training sessions in Żalgirio Arena, where the competition for one place in the Olympic tournament will begin on Tuesday. On Sunday, there were two training sessions and a photo session for FIBA. Only gym classes are scheduled for Monday. At. At 13.45 there will also be a press conference with the participation of coach Taylor and team captain Mateusz Ponitka.

The White and Red rivals in group B of the Lithuanian tournament will be the teams of Angola (Tuesday, 15.30) and Slovenia (Thursday, 15.30). The two best teams will play in the semi-final against Lithuania, South Korea or Venezuela on Saturday. Only the winner of the tournament will perform in Tokyo.

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