Monaco broke the… pomegranate signed by James!


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.

The match

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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