Zalgiris broke out in the final and beat Alba in Trinchieri’s debut!


His debut is perfect Andrea Trinchieri on her bench Zalgiris!

The Kaunas team beat Alba Berlin 77-71 in the Italian’s first game, snapping a six-game losing streak Euroleague and go up at 6-12leaving the Germans at 3-15 and very close to last place.

The Lithuanians they dominated the first part and seemed to put the match under their control in the second period, when they found themselves at +10 (42-32). Alba threatened in the third quarter and reduced to a basket (54-52), but the Zalgiris brought the situation under control until the end of the third period (61-52).

And while everything seemed to be leading to an “extinguished” victory for the home team, Alba made a terrific counterattack with three points from Brown, Dallow and Wetzelas a result of which he equalized at 66-66 and showed that he was capable of the “double”, also going ahead with Matt Thomas (70-71)!

Nevertheless, the Zalgiris showed composure in the last two minutes of the match and finished it with a partial score of 7-0 thanks to big baskets from Hayes and Lekaviciustaking the precious win and giving Trinchieri a… happy debut!

Leading for the winners was Keenan Evanswho had 13 points, 5 assists and 4 steals, while Thomas Dimsa he scored 12 points and 5 rebounds. Exuberant o Lucas Lekavicius with 9 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists, while 10 points were scored by Edgars Ulanovas. Of the losers, they tried with 17 points o Johannes Tiemann and with 15 o Matteo Spaniolowho also collected 4 rebounds and dished out 5 assists.

The quarters: 22-25, 48-41, 61-52, 77-71

Detailed match statistics here

Source: Sport Fm

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