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Kings sharpshooter wants his rest

Updated: July 28, 2004, 7:19 PM ET
Associated Press

Peja Stojakovic said Wednesday he will not play for Serbia and Montenegro at the Athens Olympics, depriving the defending world champions of their best perimeter scorer.

The three-time NBA All-Star of the Sacramento Kings said he was tired and his decision is irreversible -- even though people in his homeland are urging him to change his mind.

"No way. I already spoke with the team officials. We talked about it, and it's done," Stojakovic told The Associated Press in a telephone ...

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