He smiled in Belgrade Monaco!
The new Kemba Walker debuted, but the “old” Mike James came forward for the Principality team, putting his… signature for the win (82-76) on it Red Starwhich was the first in this year’s Euroleague.
James finished the match with 18 points and 11 assists, while Diallo he had 12 points, even hitting a decisive shot at the end. THE Kemba Walker played for 10:19”, having 2 points (2/2 shots), 2 rebounds and 1 assist.
From the “red and white”, who retreated to 1-2stood out Giedraitis and Nedovic with 20p. and 15 p. respectively.
With the hungry James, Monaco entered better and had the lead (7-11), in the first five minutes. From that point on, Giedraitis took… fire outside of 6.75m. and with Napier coming off the bench “hot” the Red Star ran individual scores 16-3, closing the first period at +9 (23-14).
A… possessed James entered the second quarter, giving Monaco the impetus to pull off the upset (29-31), at 15′. Red Star turned up the pace, but the guests kept ahead (37-38), until 18′. However, the last two minutes belonged entirely to the “red and whites”, who with Nedovic and Boloboi closed the first half with a 7-0 run and +6 (44-38).
With Okobo and Brown, Monaco turned the tables (44-45), at the beginning of the second half. Red Star reacted and the lead kept changing hands (53-52), until the 25th minute. The guests’ answer came from James for +5 (53-58), to follow an informal Boloboi-Hall duel and the score of the third quarter to be 63-64.
With Nedovic and Hanga as protagonists, Red Star went to +4 (70-66) at the beginning of the fourth period. Monaco’s comeback had… the signature of Okobo and James, for +4 (70-74), which it maintained until the 37th minute. The “red and whites”… broke away with Giedraitis’ shots, with Brown and Diallo sending the guests to +7 (72-79), in the 39th minute. In essence, Monaco “locked” the victory that came with the final 76-82.
The quarters: 23-14, 44-38, 63-64, 76-82
See here the match statistics
Source: Sport Fm
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