The Serbs may have filled the Mediolanum Forum, but the Armani don’t… chew!
Ettore Messina’s team defeated him Red Star in the details with a score of 74-68, smiling for the second straight game and improving to 8-15 in the Euroleague.
THE Armani was in control for most of the match and even reached +16 (43-27), however o Red he responded in the last quarter of an hour and got as close as -4, but without having the clear mind at the end to claim something more.
Leading Armani was, as usual, o Billy Barron, who scored 15 points on 3/6 3-pointers. 14 added o Devon Hall and 10 o Brandon Daviswhile Shabazz Napier helped with 5 points and 5 assists.
For Red Star, which dropped to 10-13 and was removed from the top eight, 17 points were scored by Ben Bedillwhile another 11 were added by Luka Vildoza.
The two teams started at a slow pace and the game was divided in the first minutes, before the Armani get a small lead with +5 thanks to Davis and Baron (15-10). Red Star rose with his entrance Ognien Kuzmic his performance and very quickly reduced to 2 (18-16), with the first period ending at 22-18 in favor of the Italian team thanks to shots by Napier.
THE Armani started the second period with a burst from Voigtman and Louvavu-Kambaro, escaping very quickly for the first time with +11 (31-20). The Italians took full control of the match and with his goal-foul Hall they were also at +12 (34-22). Red Star had no answer to the very good interval of Messina’s team, as a result of which the difference escaped even more with his three-pointer Baron (43-27). Finally, a small streak of the Serbs with Bulldozer and Bendil made it 45-32 for the hosts.
In the first minutes of the third period, Red Star tightened its defense and with Mitrovic and Nedovic tried to reduce the difference, reaching up to -8 (52-44). Nevertheless, the Armani he controlled the pace relatively easily again and started to break away again with Baron and Honey, again reaching +13 (59-46). Finally, the third quarter ended at 59-49.
The visitors entered the fourth period more determined, trying to get back into the match. With their leaders Bentil and Dobrich, the Serbians brought the match to 5 (65-60). Hall answered with an important three-pointer, but Vildosa had a reaction, putting “fire” in the match (68-64), before Voigtman made a big basket for 70-64. From there, the Italians controlled the match until the final 74-68.
The quarters: 22-18, 45-32, 59-49, 74-68
Detailed match statistics here
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