Netherlands pulls away late to oust Slovenia

Netherlands pulls away late to oust Slovenia

The Netherlands set up a finals rematch with defending champ Serbia. FIBA
By Ivan Saldajeno

BOCAUE--It's Serbia versus Netherlands in the men's final of the FIBA 3x3 World Cup again.

The Netherlands booked the other seat in the championship game after knocking out Slovenia, 21-16, at the Philippine Arena on Tuesday.

The Dutchmen bucked early foul trouble and found their stroke down the stretch as a rematch of last year's final ensues later Tuesday.

The Netherlands got itself already at the six-team-foul limit early on as Slovenia got into an early 6-3 lead.

But the Dutch team showed its experience down the stretch, going on a huge run that was capped by a pull-up from Aron Roije for the knockout.

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