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ATLANTA 1996 OLYMPICS | Spotlight

A look at the day that was and at what lies ahead at the Summer Games

August 04, 1996|MARK HEISLER

Croatia's basketball team, which has NBA players Toni Kukoc, Dino Radja and Zan Tabak and a fourth, Stoyko Vrankovich, who has been in the league, and a fifth, Arijan Komazec, who is being recruited by league teams, finished seventh and Coach Peter Skansi is planning changes.

"We will try to get youngsters who have more of a team attitude to replace a team with too many individuals," he said.

Said Radja: "I am going back home with my head up. I came here to play seriously and I think I have done my job professionally."

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