• September 17, 2021

USA Basketball faces Croatia today in an exhibition in Istanbul

Exhibition: USA vs. Croatia, July 21, 11 am EDT, Istanbul, Turkey

Croatian National Team. Photo: FIBA
Croatian National Team. Photo: FIBA.

The USA will get a taste of what their first game of the 2012 Olympics will be like when they face Croatia in an exhibition today in Istanbul, Turkey. In the last swing of their exhibition tour before heading to London, the U.S. has two games on its slate. Tomorrow they face Turkey. They will practice twice before leaving Istanbul.

Croatia and Team USA face each other on July 28 in London at the Olympic Park Basketball Arena.

The Croatian Olympic Roster

Name P Height Place Of Birth
Iva CIGLAR G 167cm – 5’6″ Slavonski Brod, Croatia
Luca IVANKOVIC C 207cm – 6’9″ Split, Croatia
Jelena IVEZIC G/F 185cm – 6’1″ Slavonski Brod, Croatia
Andja JELAVIC G 172cm – 5’8″ Tomislavgrad, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Lisa Ann KARCIC F 185cm – 6’1″ New York (USA), USA
Ana LELAS G/F 183cm – 6’0″ Split, Croatia
Sandra MANDIR G 177cm – 5’10” Zagreb, Croatia
Mirna MAZIC F 188cm – 6’2″ Zagreb, Croatia
Antonija MISURA F 179cm – 5’10” Sibenik, Croatia
Emanuela SALOPEK G 178cm – 5’10” Nis (SRB), Serbia
Iva SLISKOVIC F 190cm – 6’3″ Zagreb, Croatia
Marija VRSALJKO C 198cm – 6’6″ Zadar , Croatia

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