Serbia coach Sasha Djordjevic, who resigned from his national team on Saturday, Online Cigarettes Store USA said the rest factor should be equal going forward. He also thought cramming so many games into such a short time span affected the quality of play as the tournament went along.
"Give the same conditions to all the competitors to have the same rest days, the same conditions to compete," Djordjevic said. "After 15 days of games and games and game, and back to back ... you need that rest to give your best basketball."Zagklis was asked his reaction to many top NBA players not making the trip to China for the World Cup, which is one of the reasons why the U.S. — which had won the last two titles at the event — finished only seventh in China, its lowest finish ever at a World Cup or Olympic event.
"It's not our job to put together the roster of any of the 32 teams," Zagklis said. "We set the stage, the conditions Newport box 100s cigarettes for all the teams and then each national federation has its own way of approaching the players and having them commit to play for the national team."
Zagklis also said many nations, with the exception of the U.S. and Canada, brought most of their top NBA players.Australia center Andrew Bogut complained loudly and profanely after his team's semifinal loss to Spain, calling FIBA a "disgrace" and alleging that a call late in regulation against the Boomers cheated them of a spot in the gold-medal game.
Australia lost to Spain in double overtime. Bogut played in Sunday's bronze-medal game, which Australia lost to France Cheap Newport 100s cigarettes , but FIBA will still complete an inquiry into what he said and may take disciplinary action.
"We do have a very specific set of regulations and a set of principles," Zagklis said. "Where these lines are crossed, we have a disciplinary procedure and in this case there will be a disciplinary procedure."